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Oliver Stone Warns Against Surveillance Capitalism and ‘Pokémon Go’

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EDITORS NOTE – I knew there was something fishy about this Pokemon game. – By Jordan Riefe – Controversy and Oliver Stone have never been strange bedfellows. He courted it with movies like “JFK,” “Nixon” and “Natural Born Killers,” and last week, he made headlines in the unlikely milieu of Comic-Con, where he spoke about…

Stolen Charles Darwin Letter Recovered, Returned to Smithsonian

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A handwritten letter by Charles Darwin that was stolen from the Smithsonian Institution Archives more than three decades ago was recovered by FBI special agents and returned last week to the care of the Smithsonian. The letter, written in 1875 by the British naturalist and geologist best known for his theory of…

I Can See Clearly Now the Continuing Role of COINTELPRO

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“I can see clearly now … I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. I think I can make it now, the pain is gone. All of the bad feelings have disappeared. Here is the rainbow I’ve been prayin’ for. It’s gonna be a bright, bright…

Who Killed Kennedy? Why Should We Care Now?

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Where to begin. It appears the alleged sex scandal of Alabama’s Governor Robert Bentley is waning, so maybe I can get your attention for something far more important. I may be the only journalist in Christendom who doesn’t believe the 74-year-old governor has been…

Are You Tired of the Freak Show Yet?

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — It’s beginning to look a lot like spring on the Gulf Coast. Today is the day clocks will spring forward and give us an extra hour of sunlight. But that does not mean all is right with the world. It never got cold enough…

Apple CEO Tim Cook From South Alabama Stands Up to FBI

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — If Apple CEO Tim Cook was an anti-gay activist judge like Judge Roy Moore, an openly Christian conservative Republican like Richard Shelby and/or a football star like Kenny “Snake” Stabler, there would be a bronze statue of him in his home town of Robertsdale in the center of…

At Least 1,818 Clinton Emails Contained Classified Information

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By Anita Kumar – CHARLESTON, S.C. – At least 1,818 emails that Hillary Clinton sent or received contained classified material, according to the State Department’s latest update from its ongoing review of more than 30,000 emails. The State Department released a new batch of 1,589 pages of Clinton’s emails Friday evening in response to a…

Oregon Occupiers Set to Face Federal Conspiracy Charges

By Glynn Wilson – PORTLAND, Ore. – Nine additional individuals have been charged by federal indictment and seven were arrested Friday in connection with the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon. The defendants are scheduled to make appearances in federal court in six states over the next couple of days, according…

FBI Returns Millions to Defrauded Investors in Goldfinger Coin and Bullion Scam

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The recent announcement that federal authorities have returned nearly $12 million in recovered losses to more than 1,000 victims of an elaborate fraud scheme represents still another cautionary reminder “that all that glitters is not gold,” according to an announcement just out from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. For nearly seven years, Goldfinger Coin and…