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As Chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Feinstein has been aware of extraordinary rendition, torture, illegal wiretapping, murky drone policy and more. Yet at the onset of nearly every release of politically dangerous information implicating her or the committee she chairs, she is quick to distance herself from such programs and policies without admitting she knew about and sanctioned them at the time.

An FBI Most Wanted character (played rather dryly by the great James Spader) turns himself in to FBI HQ, wherein he is immediately detained at an apparently secret FBI "blacksite" that they refer to as "The Post Office" in what appears to be a Hypercube cell, strapped to what must be the most ergonomic restraint seat known to man they probably call "The Comfy Chair" one presumes. The FBI then implants an "alpha chip RFID" tracking tag in his shoulder, subcutaneously, then they beat, stab, threaten to kill, and then shoot suspects dead for pulling out heart medication.

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered four Iraqis who were imprisoned at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison to pay nearly $14,000 in legal fees to defense contractor CACI, an Arlington, Va.-based company that supplied interrogators to the U.S. government during the Iraq War.

Corporate personhood in America: where corporations are people, and because of that, they enjoy the same rights that you and I do as, well, actual living and breathing people. (Absurd, but true.)