CIA tapes demonstrating torture techniques against prisoners were destroyed before being turned over to the 911 Commission – but the CIA told the Commission it never had such tapes. The National Intelligence Estimate says Iran isn’t ready to build nuclear weapons – yet; at this point, with all the confusion, can the CIA be trusted? Mitt Romney gives his long-awaited speech on public life and his Mormon religion (sort of) – the real question is: does religion belong in public life at all? And will freezing interest rates help relieve the mortgage crisis and the people who need it, or reward speculative investors and banks?
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