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Zero "Oscar" Thirty?

“Zero Dark Thirty” has already garnered numerous prestigious awards, including top honors from the New York Film Critics Association, the National Board of Review and the Boston Film Critics Association, but the critically-lauded film has lost considerable ground in the race for the “Best Picture” Oscar due to blowback from Hollywood and Washington DC. Several high-profile actors and politicians have been vociferous in their criticism of the film over its depictions […]

Panetta: Waterboarding Helped Lead US to Bin Laden

Newsflash: Apparently waterboarding works. This morning on Meet the Press, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta told David Gregory that information obtained as a direct result from waterboarded detainees was used to track down al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden and kill him. “The real story was that in order to put the puzzle of intelligence together that led us to Bin Laden, there were a lot of pieces out there that […]