Qaeda leader kidnapped from Tripoli Saturday was reportedly arrested by US in 2002; in Somalia, Seals rebuffed by al Shabab....Click here for GoDaddy deal that benefits the PBC Podcast!
World's policemen conduct raids in failed states with no approval from Congress or UN, but nobody mentions those little details
--BoilingFrogsPost reports on federal court proceedings that suggest that Anwar al-Awlaki was a US intelligence asset
--US threatens "zero option" in Afghanistan, again
--NY Times reveals that Reagan's AG, Ed Meese, is the off-camera ringleader of the government shutdown
--Navy Yard shooter worked for "The Experts", who knew of his recent mental illness, but enabled him to keep his security clearance and job
--we are told that Miriam Carey, who was shot by cops at the Capitol last Thursday, was suffering from post partum depression....but did they have to shoot her dead?
--Joe Nocera in NY Times credits our contributor Steve Horn for his criticism of "frackademia" psuedo-science
--California recalls the Recall 10 years ago that brought us the Governator who wrecked the Golden State, history has already been sanitized
--the former city manager of Bell, California, who paid himself $800,000 a year, was expected to get at least 10 years in prison--but he has cut a "no contest" plea deal with the judge, and it stinks
--Supreme Court tosses Virginia's laws against sodomy and oral sex, big setback for governor candidate Cucinelli
--ex-Sen. Larry Craig, the guy with the "wide stance", is accused of misusing funds for his legal defense....we dig out a special audio message from 2008