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— Spy vs. Soldier: The CIA May Lose a Power It Never Legally Had by Mary Ellen O’Connell (via thenewrepublic)
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Don’t forget the Denver Airport of Doom.
Send him away forever. Save the money it would take to sentence him to death. Deny him the notoriety he might claim by litigating his capital case through the courts for 15 years. And all the while spare the survivors and family members of the victims the psychic trauma of reliving that awful night over and over again in court. Today, especially in cases marked by mental illness, the Constitution demands a level of due process in capital cases which almost always precludes the sort of swift justice that prosecutors seek and victims’ rights groups demand.
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California man’s Cadillac careens onto neighbour’s roof after mechanical failure
An unusual accident saw a Southern California man’s car ending up on his neighbour’s roof. Glendale police Sgt. Sean Riley said that the driver lost control on a driveway in an area where homes are arrayed on a steep hillside. The vehicle ended up on the roof of the next house down the hill. (Glendale Police Department)
March 27, 1904 - U.S.A. Mary Jarris “Mother” Jones was ordered by Colorado state authorities to leave the state. She was accused of stirring up striking coal miners.
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