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In March, Foreign Policy asked a number of national security experts to estimate the likelihood of a second US civil war in the next 10-15 years. The average estimate was 35%. This was before Charlottesville. Robin Wright of The New Yorker spoke to, Keith Mines, one of the national-security experts…

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US court records are not copyrighted, but the US court system operates a paywall called “PACER” that is supposed to recoup the costs of serving text files on the internet; charging $0.10/page for access to the public domain, and illegally profiting to the tune of $80,000,000/year. The response…

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Donald Trump represents the eminently foreseeable outcome of Reagan’s Republican bargain: welding together a coalition of racists and religious fanatics with the finance sector and its lobbyists, making two groups who had spent a century cordially loathing each other into one. Welding big money to big racism was…

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That’s wild, you can’t even see all the new listening devices. Above, the Oval Office of the White House sits emptied of all furniture, carpet and other decor during renovations at the White House in Washington. wait wat jeff pic.twitter.com/LVKs6wsBtb — darth:™ (@darth) August 11, 2017 And yes,…

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What hell hath Peter Thiel and Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker wrought? The Fox News host Eric Bolling is suing social media star and Huffington Post contributor Yashar, who last week reported Bolling sent grotesque sexual messages to female colleagues some years ago. Just received a summons. Eric Bolling is…

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