Sister Megan Rice who crept into Tennessee's "Fort Knox of Uranium" is not guilty of sabotage. / Windell Oskay
The Baffler,  May 20, 2015

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Sister Megan Rice who crept into Tennessee's "Fort Knox of Uranium" is not guilty of sabotage. / Windell Oskay
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 • Sister Megan Rice, the 85-year-old nun who humiliated the government by creeping into Tennessee’s “Fort Knox of Uranium,” with bolt cutters and a Bible, has been released from her three-year prison term. The appeals court deemed that “vague platitudes about a facility’s ‘crucial role in the national defense’ are not enough to convict a defendant of sabotage.” (Via Mother Jones.)

• In his memoir, The Great War of Our Time, Michael J. Morell, ex-deputy director of the CIA, claims: “ISIS was one of the terrorist groups that learned from Snowden, and it is clear his actions played a role in the rise of ISIS.” How? He doesn’t say. Cliffhanger.

A bank is coaching graduates in the nonsense art of the thirty-second Twitterview and the TwitterResume. Exponents of the form amiably insist it encourages candidates to be “direct.”

• Notes on the apocryphal Wife Bonus

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