BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials-August 12, 2011


Escobar: Syria- Why the Regime Won't Fall, Lebanon Intercepts Covert Arms Shipment Bound for Syria, DHS Trying to Make New Terrorist "Watchlist Service" Exempt from Privacy Act, Bank of America's Backdoor Bailout, Begging for Change, Russia & Azerbaijan: An Obstacle to the U.S. in the Caucasus & More!

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 BFP Nightly Quote

"Corruption and hypocrisy ought not to be inevitable products of democracy, as they undoubtedly are today" - Mahatma Gandhi

International Newsworthy

Pepe Escobar: Syria- Why the Regime Won't Fall

Lebanon Intercepts Covert Arms Shipment Bound for Syria

IED Attacks: Wikileaks Afghanistan War Logs

The Pain to Come for Chinese Export

Russia & Azerbaijan: An Obstacle to the U.S. in the Caucasus

Tajikistan: In Dushanbe "Religious Radicalism" Comes in Many Forms

France, Italy, Spain & Belgium Ban Short-Selling

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National Newsworthy

DHS Trying to Make New Terrorist "Watchlist Service" Exempt from Privacy Act

Former Counterterrorism Czar Accuses CIA Officials of 9/11 Cover Up

Washington Funds Venezuela's "Made in the USA Opposition"

State Department Awards $200,000 to Elliott-Abrams Led Thinktank Repeatedly Cited by Israel's Mass Murderer

Bank of America's Backdoor Bailout

FDA Conducting a Secret War Against Dairy Farmers

Supreme Court Likely to Rule Big Oil Human Rights Abuse Lawsuits Possible 

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Noteworthy Editorials

Hiroshima & Nagasaki: 66 Years Later

Begging for Change

The Military: "Closer to you than your Family"

Over 160 Children Reported Among Drone Deaths 

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BFP Nightly Funnies

"Did you know that China has the exact same credit rating that we do? You'd think their credit would be better, but it's not. Look who owes them all the money." –Jay Leno

Obama Proposes Tax Increase On Meanest 2% Of Population 


Tyrannosaurus Debt



Tyrannosaurus Debt

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BFP Nightly Video Potpourri 

Video 1: We Now Have More Soldiers That Have Died by Suicide Than Conflict


Video 2: AIPAC Sends US Congress on Vacation


Video 3: Ron Paul's Iowa Debate Q & A



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