Newsweek’s look at the notorious LiveLeak.com is well worth a read. There is a strong argument that it is doing a better job of informing the world on the truth about 21st century warfare than Wikileaks. | One of the world’s most important media organizations doesn’t have an office. It doesn’t have interns, and none of its employees draw a living wage for their contributions. They’ve never once met in person and they never will. Its founders aren’t journalists by trade and by all accounts have no business running aRead More
• Secret Service Head Takes Responsibility in Breach• Many Missteps by Government in Assessment of ISIS Threat More at the Newswire.
Cable news has been so preoccupied with the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 that they’ve lost touch with the ballooning scandals surrounding New Jersey Governor and doughnut connoisseur Chris Christie. Therefore, it falls upon us to bring you up to date on the most recent developments.
One of our friends and allies, Bartcop, passed away this morning after a protracted illness – one which he and almost everyone he knew had expected to take him years ago. His eponymous Web site was launched in 1986 after Internet guru Marc Perkel, a fan of his e-mail newsletter "Rush Limbaugh, Lying Nazi Whore" (both Jeff Koopersmith and I were also subscribers) cold-called him and offered to turn his newsletter into a full-fledged Web site. We're talking the very early days of the Web, the days when the new,Read More
If the reactor-meltdown disaster at the Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Fukushima is as dire as much of the evidence suggests — a "ticking time bomb," now with more radiation crossing the Pacific by air and ocean — what can the U.S. and international community do to mitigate the worst effects? Bernard Weiner offers suggestions.
Amaani Lyle has tipped me off to a new "American Hustle." Let Amaani fill you in below the break…
Jeff Koopersmith takes on the Republican establishment's obsessiuon with "welfare" — and how their racialist lizard brain has created an assault on the Affordable Care Act.
So there I was, at 3:30 on Wednesday afternoon, minding my own business (kinda) on Twitter, when what to my wondering eyes should appear but THIS little bit of stupidity…
Sherrie G takes a provocative look at what may be the biggest "homeland security" hole in communities, regions, and even entire nations ruled by religious fundamentalism