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DEA Helicopter

War on Drugs or War Against the Citizenry?

Dressed in camouflage and bristling with high-powered weapons, a police SWAT team, looking for illegal drugs,  broke into an apartment in Columbia, Missouri.  The family dog got up from his spot on the rug and began to bark.  They shot him dead.  While the man, his wife, and small son watched, the police shot a […]

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Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Steig Larsson

Roger Ebert gives this movie 4 stars, his highest rating.  I’ll give it five.  It’s over two hours long, it’s Swedish, and it has subtitles, but it’s absolutely wonderful. It takes a while to realize the movie is really about Lisbeth Salander, played by Noomi Repace.  Lisbeth is a 24 year old punk computer hacker […]

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