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Mitt Romney lies – same as it ever was

(I wrote this for the Urban News several days ago. I wrote it before the vice presidential debate.) The new wave band, Talking Heads, had a song called “Once in a Lifetime.” There was a refrain in that song in which the lead singer, David Byrne, hauntingly sang, “Same as it ever was, same as it ever was.” As I watch the debates, I was thinking just that: “same as it ever was.” Just a few months ago, I wrote a column for the Urban News that was entitled “Lies and More Lies,” in which I outlined Mitt Romney’s loose affiliation

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Liz Cheney defends torture, again

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy I don’t know… maybe it’s me. I find it offensive that someone would say, as Liz Cheney did, that the torture program was done carefully and responsibly. What? That may not be the craziest mumbo-jumbo that’s ever been spoken, but it has to be close. As far as I know, there are no exceptions in law for being “careful.” When you break the law, you’ve broken the law. If you’ve noticed, the defense of torture has taken three separate avenues. Republicans have argued that torture helped save the country

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