October 15th, 2007

News

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Sidney Blumenthal on what the administration's dedication to the use of torture is doing to our reputation worldwide.

"All in all, the Graeme Frost case is a perfect illustration of the modern right-wing political machine at work, and in particular its routine reliance on character assassination in place of honest debate."

Bob Herbert: "In the race for the highest office in the land, we showed the collective maturity of 3-year-olds." Also: Bob Schieffer, on what it says about us when Gore doesn't want to run for president.

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Whoah. "The National Security Agency sought to enlist Qwest in a domestic surveillance program in February 2001, according to the company's former chief executive."

Three Americans win the Nobel prize in economics for their work in mechanism design theory.