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Glenn Greenwald with a major probe of the very strange case of the outing of that alleged WikiLeaks source for Iraq "murder" video and much more.
Don’t miss fun new site of the day: Apologize to BP. Like, totally. You can even submit your own apology.
Mother Jones: Al Franken takes on the U.S. Supreme Court under Roberts: the rights they care most about are those belonging to corporations, not people, and there’s more danger ahead.
NYT probes the controversy over call that cost USA a World Cup win. Good golly, miss by Mali? … What Happens When You Auto-Tune a Vuvuzela? Geekosystem Investigates…. NY Yankees announced today a ban on the horns at the Stadium.
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Dan Barry: Tony Hayward played his part in "ritual" of public "shaming" well. British media not so tough on "affable geologist" Tony Hayward. But you may want to check out how The Guardian covers it all today. Barton Fink: Rep. Joe Barton forced to apologize for his apology to BP. Apology for the apology for the apology coming?