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Monday, June 10, 2013

Stories to Watch: 6/10/13

Sales of Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four are up 91% on Amazon. Golly, I wonder why the sudden interest? If you've got the hankering, YouTube has the BBC's 1954 movie in its entirety.

Pew polls the NSA controversy and finds that Americans are fine with the level of surveillance they're under. Predictable, but depressing nonetheless.

The US and China hammer out a climate deal while no one's looking.

A California Democrat plans to introduce legislation to end the "War on Terror" for good and all.

Hey, remember Dean Chambers? He was the genius behind the "unskewed polls" movement that adjusted opinion surveys to show that Mitt Romney was running away with the election. He's back and he's saying he wasn't wrong -- Obama just stole the election. It must be very comforting to believe whatever the hell you want to believe. All you need to do is cook up some conspiracy theory.

Fox News decided they needed to get a racist's take on the George Zimmerman trial. They also dig up a clown to argue that  killing Trayvon Martin was justified because he was armed with deadly iced tea. No, really.

We're quickly running out of time to deal with global warming.

Finally, BP wraps up its cleanup effort following the Deepwater Horizon spill.

[cartoon via Truthdig]

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