John Poindexter

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Name: John Poindexter
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Marilyn Tavenner's deleted emails pose question: Is the FOIA the law federal officials break most often?

Marilyn Tavenner, the federal government's top Medicare and Medicaid official, told a subordinate...Are federal transparency and record-keeping laws the statutes most often broken by officials of the U.S. government?That's a reasonable question to ask ... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2014 with 141 to follow.The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury and Saturn.Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include English ... [Published UPI - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Thorne Auchter

When we think back to the Reagan Administration, there are so many loathsome characters. Oliver North. John Poindexter. James Watt. Jeane Kirkpatrick. Ed Meese. We could go on and on. But as happens in any modern Republican administration, there are ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore's Precarious Surveillance State The Envy Of US Intelligence Agencies

If you want to build a surveillance state with a minimum of backlash , you'll need a very controllable environment. Shane Harris at Foreign Policy has a detailed report on Singapore's relatively peaceful coexistence with Big Brother that includes ... [Published Techdirt - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Admiral Poindexter Took Total Information Awareness Program to Singapore

The panopticon shall prevail. Retired US Navy Admiral John Poindexter came to the public’s attention during the Iran-Contra scandal where he was convicted of lying to Congress about the operation, though the conviction was overturned on appeal. ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Timber's Memoir Is a Vietnam War Story of Innocence Lost

The distinguished author and journalist Robert Timberg is a Marine who writes like a dream. In a clear confiding voice, his autobiography "Blue-Eyed Boy" speaks to you like an American Proust, straight from the start: “Falling asleep is never a problem ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rembrandts of the Courtroom

Okay, show of hands. How many readers have actually sat inside a courtroom and watched a trial? Having been assigned to cover countless high-profile trials over the years, I have to admit I relish it.I love going to courthouses with their stately facades ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 2 reports

Tuesday Hoisted from Other People's Archives from 2008: John Henley on Foreign Policy and the Middle East

John Henley (2008): Henley Everywhere 2008 : "The following appeared this week in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate and The New Yorker in a parallel universe . . . How I Got It Right: Looking Back at a Time of Justified Opposition to ... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 08 2014 - Updated Jun 08 2014 - 1 reports

History for June 8

History for June 8 - On-This-Day.com :  Birth anniversaries of Francis Crick (1916-2004) and Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959).   Happy Birthday! Scott Adams, Barbara Bush,  James Darren 1783 - One of the most violent volcanic eruptions of recorded ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 08 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

The All-American President: Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004)

You are getting a free preview of a TIME Magazine article from our archive . Many of our articles are reserved for subscribers only. Want access to more subscriber-only content, click here to subscribe. More GM to Announce 12 Dismissed or Retiring ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s Iran Contra

One of the lasting stains on the Presidency of Ronald Reagan was the harebrained scheme to give Iran weapons, such as anti-tank missiles, in exchange for releasing American citizens being held hostage in Lebanon by terrorists under the direct control ... [Published NO QUARTER - Jun 03 2014]
First reported Jun 01 2014 - Updated Jun 01 2014 - 1 reports

Sundays With The Christianists: American History Textbooks Where Mistakes Were Made

This week we’ll start wrapping up the Glorious Reagan Years, in which the Gipper personally defeated Communism almost everywhere by Standing Tall and being the manliest. And for a change, on the topic of Afghanistan at least, it’s our 11/12th-grade ... [Published Wonkette - Jun 01 2014]

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Marilyn Tavenner's deleted emails pose question... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 19 2014]
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 [Published UPI - Aug 12 2014]
Thorne Auchter [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 07 2014]
Singapore's Precarious Surveillance State The E... [Published Techdirt - Aug 05 2014]
Admiral Poindexter Took Total Information Aware... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 31 2014]
Robert Timber's Memoir Is a Vietnam War Story o... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 29 2014]
Rembrandts of the Courtroom [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
Tuesday Hoisted from Other People's Archives fr... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 17 2014]
Tuesday Hoisted from Other People's Archives fr... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jun 17 2014]
History for June 8 [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 08 2014]
The All-American President: Ronald Wilson Reaga... [Published TIME.com - Jun 05 2014]
Obama’s Iran Contra [Published NO QUARTER - Jun 03 2014]
Sundays With The Christianists: American Histor... [Published Wonkette - Jun 01 2014]
Snowden: NSA can record all telephone calls in ... [Published SC Magazine UK - Mar 19 2014]
IRAN: RFSANJANI - Hashemi Bahramani was a par... [Published The New Yorker - Nov 02 1992]
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Thorne Auchter [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 07 2014]
When we think back to the Reagan Administration, there are so many loathsome characters. Oliver North. John Poindexter. James Watt. Jeane Kirkpatrick. Ed Meese. We could go on and on. But as happens in any modern Republican administration, there are ...
Singapore's Precarious Surveillance State The E... [Published Techdirt - Aug 05 2014]
If you want to build a surveillance state with a minimum of backlash , you'll need a very controllable environment. Shane Harris at Foreign Policy has a detailed report on Singapore's relatively peaceful coexistence with Big Brother that includes ...
Admiral Poindexter Took Total Information Aware... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 31 2014]
The panopticon shall prevail. Retired US Navy Admiral John Poindexter came to the public’s attention during the Iran-Contra scandal where he was convicted of lying to Congress about the operation, though the conviction was overturned on appeal. ...
Tuesday Hoisted from Other People's Archives fr... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 17 2014]
John Henley (2008): Henley Everywhere 2008 : "The following appeared this week in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate and The New Yorker in a parallel universe . . . How I Got It Right: Looking Back at a Time of Justified Opposition to ...
Tuesday Hoisted from Other People's Archives fr... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jun 17 2014]
John Henley (2008): Henley Everywhere 2008 : "The following appeared this week in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate and The New Yorker in a parallel universe . . . How I Got It Right: Looking Back at a Time of Justified Opposition to ...
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