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NYC bus strike, The Atlantic: brought to you by Scientology, Swartz’s prosecutor linked to another hacker’s death

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the NYC bus strike, The Atlantic: brought to you by Scientology (except not anymore), Aaron Swartz’s prosecutor linked to another hacker’s death, NY Times dismantles its environment desk, Clarence Thomas FINALLY SPEAKS, but no one knows what he said, and another [...]

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Clarence Thomas and “24,” thousands protest in Wisconsin, GOP wants out of Afghanistan

Listen to the new Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. The Supreme Court Justices are asked about their writing processes, and Justice Thomas gives an…interesting answer. Meanwhile, thousands continue to protest in Wisconsin. Also, the douchebag buffer works! Citizen Radio discusses the Huffington Post strike and the first GOP debate some more, including [...]

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Activist judges overturn decades old handgun ban

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Digby makes a super logical observation while discussing today’s SCOTUS decision to overturn a decades old handgun ban, which is that this ruling is obviously the work of pro-gun zealots. Of course, this plainly obvious truth is obscured by a media that refuses to call right-wing legislating “activism,” but consistently labels center-to-left-wing judges and nominees [...]

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Every judge is an "activist judge"

Senator Jeff Sessions wasted no time today at the top of Sonia Sotomayor’s confirmation hearing. The New York Times live-blog reports that shortly into his speech, he said that the confirmation hearing marks a “fork in the road.” Sessions is worried by President Obama’s decision to include empathy as a qualification for the Supreme Court. [...]

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