I used to think it was to play someone with a disability and engage in lots of scenes of noble suffering, but then they didn't Oscar-nominate the guy in the iron lung or the woman with no legs, so scratch that.
I've now realized what the most efficient new way is to cop the gold!
Runnin' Scared just got word from Anonymous's Twitter feed that the hacktivist group has taken down the Central Intelligence Agency's website, writing: "CIA TANGO DOWN: https://www.cia.gov/ #Anonymous (via @RT_America) http://goo.gl/zBW2b."
As of 3:53 p.m., the CIA's website does not appear to be w ... More >>
von Bulow: CIA blew up the World Trade CenterThere are 9/11 conspiracy nuts who are nuts and then there's German politician Andreas von Bülow, a member of the center-left Social Democrats who spent 25 years in the Bundestag and was Helmut Schmidt's Minister for Research and Technology for a few ... More >>
On July 5, the Associated Press reported about "John," a "career CIA analyst" who helped track down Osama Bin Laden. "In the hunt for the world's most-wanted terrorist," the AP wrote, "there may have been no one more important." They didn't use his name, for fear of "retribution," but the AP ... More >>
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August 9, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 32
Covering up the cover-up?
by Lucian K. Truscott IV
In the days immediately following the break-in of Democratic National Party Headquarters at the Watergate in June 1972, Richard M. Nixon met repeated ... More >>
Imagine being a super-secret spy for the CIA and having something you think is in the best interests of the American people that you know, that they don't. What to do? Call a reporter! Looks like the CIA isn't too cool with this kind of thing.
Three years ago this week, an intoxicated famous chick showed up at the apartment of a 26-year-old Brooklynite and ended up spending the night in his bed. Here's his story--and photos--of his escapade with this famous hot poontang, yo.
Outed ex-spy Valerie Plame Wilson, whose memoir was heavily censored by the C.I.A., lost a second attempt to get the whole story out today. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the C.I.A.'s right to edit out of Wilson's 2007 memoir, Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, information relating to ... More >>
Attorney General Eric Holder is going to do a "preliminary review" of the CIA to see if any of the techniques their operatives used on detainees -- which the Inspector General's report reveals included threats to rape the detainees' female relatives in front of them and kill their children, m ... More >>