Glenn Greenwald reports doc filmmaker Laura Poitras gets detained every time she arrives at a US airport; NY Times calls Gitmo trial of KSM "The Road We Need Not Have Traveled".Also:
--Wired reporter Spencer Ackerman notes that the KSM tribunal may sidestep torture issues by relying on plea-bargained testimony of Majid Khan
--Peter van Buren, who is being drummed out of the State Dept. for telling the truth (but no secrets) about reconstruction boondoggles in Iraq, won the pool with co-workers about his termination. Van Buren will return here for an interview this week.
--media celebrates obscene compensation for corporate executives, while burying the story of 70 execs whose pay was trimmed by 10% by our government
--Mitt Romney and Benjamin Netanyahu are BFF's
--during this worst recession/depression, only about 5 million people are getting welfare payments, 50 million get food stamps
--cell phone spam--mostly text messages--a growing curse