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Archive for August 30th, 2013

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on August 30, 2013

Friday Cat Blogging

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Recommended reading

Posted by Charles II on August 30, 2013

WaPo on the black budget here and here. Thank you, Ed Snowden, for finally letting us see how our money gets spent.

Also, Danielle Allen on the link between privacy, civil liberties, and civil rights–why one can be free unless one can have privacy– here. I diaried this on Daily Kos. The civil rights movement of the 50s and 60s would have been smashed if the government had had the powers it has now.

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