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In New Orleans, chaos in the streets, and in police ranks too

Originally published by ProPublica During the turbulent days after Hurricane Katrina made landfall, New Orleans police shot 10 civilians, at least four of whom died, according to interviews and internal police documents. Some incidents involving police were widely publicized and have prompted a U.S. Justice Department inquiry into the conduct…

Obama orders 30-35,000 more troops for Afghanistan, surge to begin by Christmas

Update: Obama reportedly wants war over within three years “President Obama is sending 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan but plans to conclude the war and withdraw most U.S. soldiers within three years, senior administration officials told CNN Tuesday,” the cable news network reports. A Huffington Post/AP report notes, “By laying…

Cop shooting suspect cramping Huckabee’s presidential aspirations

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee granted clemency in 2000 to man sought in connection to killings; Issues statement attempting to deflect some of the blame; ABC: Huckabee freed other criminals Four police officers were gunned down in an execution-style ambush at a coffee shop in Washington state, triggering a manhunt…

Four police slain in ‘targeted ambush’ near Washington air force base

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee granted clemency in 2000 to man sought in connection to killings; Issues statement attempting to deflect some of the blame; ABC: Huckabee freed other criminals Four police officers were gunned down in an execution-style ambush at a coffee shop in Washington state, triggering a manhunt…

Podesta: Bush admin only spent one hour on Afghanistan report

Will: ‘A bit of dithering might have been in order before we went into Iraq’ The Bush administration spent only one hour on a report on Afghanistan before handing the issue over to the incoming Obama administration, a former Clinton-era White House chief of staff says. John Podesta, now president…

Journalists ‘outraged’ at Obama for media shield bill changes

The Society of Professional Journalists said it is “outraged” over the Obama administration’s alterations to a bill which would leverage a “shield law” nation-wide to protect reporters and their sources. The Free Flow of Information Act, the group said on Friday, would have offered significant protections against journalists being forced…

Joy Behar: Glenn Beck ‘was an alcoholic and a drug addict,’ ‘so it sort of follows he’s crazy now’

Related: Leaked video shows Glenn Beck using Vicks to cry on cue The boisterous comedienne and co-host of The View, Joy Behar, didn’t mince words on this weekend’s Reliable Source with The Washington Post‘s Howard Kurtz. Asked about popular Fox News host Glenn Beck, Behar cut straight to the point,…

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