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Salon: Soldiers Are Not Always Heroes

“No American freedom is currently at stake in Afghanistan. It is impossible to imagine an argument to the contrary, just as the war in Iraq was clearly fought for the interests of empire, the profits of defense contractors, and the edification of neoconservative theorists. It had nothing to do with the safety or freedom of the American people. The last …

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Porno Pete Threatens To Sue Salon

Peter LaBarbera has posted a letter from his lawyer in which he threatens to sue Salon and writer Kate Geiselman because she quoted him as saying, “Are you effing kidding?” And since LaBarbera doesn’t curse, that quote constitutes defamation meant to expose him to “public hatred, contempt, ridicule, shame or disgrace.” Seriously. “By your false and defamatory statements you have …

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