Editor’s Picks: News and Opinion Around the Web 2/18/10

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Nearly 70% of the military weaponry sold on this war ridden planet is sold by its most warlike nation, that’s right…us, A report on the pimping of the weapons of war from TomGram. We have the right but do we also have a duty to stand and criticize government when we know it to be commiting wrongful acts? Gary Kohls provides insight at Consortium News. Harry Shearer at Huffington Post tells us: “…the US Justice Department does not dispute that prisoners in American custody have been tortured. Case closed. Literally.” These are a few of the stories in today’s picks.

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