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How the F.B.I. Will Investigate the Kavanaugh Accusations

Adam Goldman and Rebecca R. Ruiz The New York Times
It is not clear how far the F.B.I. will go in pursuing questions related to the accusations like the extent of Judge Kavanaugh’s drinking in high school and college.

John McCain's Salute to a Communist

Chip Gibbons, John McCain The Volunteer, The New York Times
In 2012 Del Berg, the last surviving American to fight with the International Brigades in Spain, died. Here is John McCain's public tribute to Berg, and what Berg's FBI files show about the cold war persecution of Berg and his comrades.

Tidbits - Aug. 2, 2018 - Reader Comments: 2018 - Trump Country Cracking?, Embracing Democratic Socialism; MLK's Early Socialist Ideas; Household Debt; NATO; Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War”; Billy Joel; Meat Surplus; Resources; Announcements....

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Reader Comments: 2018 and Trump Country Cracking, Parts Embrace Democratic Socialism; Young MLK Already Had Socialist Ideas; Medicare; Household Debt; NATO: Time Up; Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War”; Billy Joel; Meat Surplus; Resources; Announcements

Friday Nite Videos | July 13, 2018

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Robert Reich: How to Prevent Future Trumps. 'Black Identity Extremists' Report Is FBI's Cointelpro 2.0. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit | White Man's World. Green Day - American Idiot (With Lyrics). Movie | Sorry to Bother You Trailer.

Albert Einstein and the FBI Treason File

Fred Jerome The Einstein File
Cover of the book, 'The Einstein File' As Gore Vidal put it, “the only question really worth asking is: Why?” Why did the FBI begin a Treason file in 1921? Why 22,000 names? And why Einstein?
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