As wereported yesterday, on June 27th Glenn Greenwald addressed, via Skype, the annual U.S. ‘Socialism Conference’, a speech which was characteristically loaded with sophomoric platitudes, contemptuous diatribes directed at the U.S. government, and smears of his critics.
While you can view the entire video yourself to glimpse Greenwald’s triumphalism over his partnership with Edward Snowden, the following quote from his talk is especially worth exploring as it reveals much about his highly skewed understanding of what it means to be a journalist.
At roughly the 15 minute mark, Greenwald makes the following claim:
David Halberstam defined the measurement of good journalism as how much you anger the people in power that you’re covering…while most establishment journalists measure it by how much you please the people in power that you’re covering. And, for me, if you are pleasing the people in power with the things that you’re disclosing you may…
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Valerie Spruill, 60, learned the truth 6 years after he died. She says, ‘If I’ve come through this, anyone can come through anything through the help of the Lord.’
Valerie Spruill says an uncle told her the truth about her husband, Percy Spruill, after he died.
An Ohio woman is finally speaking out about the pain she suffered after discovering that the man she married also fathered her.
Valerie Spruill of Doylestown learned of her husband’s identity six years after he passed away in 1998 thanks to an uncle who eventually came forward with the truth, the Akron Beacon Journal reported.
She says she is now going public with her past in the hopes that it will inspire those going through a rough time.
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Once upon a time not that long ago, the Executive Editor of the Daily Mail Paul ‘Insane’ Dacre allegedly told quite a large number of his disgusting hacks that their services weren’t required any more. Their nickname in the Street of Shame became ‘The Boat People’, as one by one they walked the plank, only to be rescued by two fat tax exiles allegedly ‘living’ in the No Man’s Land between Britain and France.
People better informed than me have suggested scurrilously that the Boat People were hounded out by Dacre the Mad because they were routinely hacking the mobile phones of the rich, famous and powerful after the style of Newscorpers. I couldn’t possibly comment.
One of the former Daily Mail staffers, 49 years old going on 12 Tony Gallagher became the editor of the Daily Telegraph. And as more of his cronies joined this merry band of outlaws…
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Syrian rebels have issued a ban on women using make up or wearing “immodest dress” in a neighborhood in the city of Aleppo. Critics have blasted the move as another attempt by Islamists to impose Sharia in rebel-controlled territory.
The fatwa (an order based on Sharia law) was issued by the Islamic law council in Aleppo’s Fardous neighborhood.
“Muslim women are banned from leaving the house in immodest dress, in tight clothing that shows off their bodies or wearing makeup on their face. It is incumbent on all our sisters to obey God and commit to Islamic etiquette,” the statement on the Fardous council’s Facebook page says as cited by Reuters, which reports that Aleppo residents have confirmed the news.
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(Oops! Slow internet and power outages can frustrate one’s day, and both contributed to this post that was anxious to leap from the starting gate. The Preview and Publish buttons are too close together when one is working on a mini laptop! After the false start, it took another half hour to return to the edit page! For the next hour, I failed at uploading any new images. I resumed, worked with archive photos, and then the ‘Publish’ function would not work! And then the page wouldn’t open. And the email wouldn’t work. Hobbling along, I”m hopeful to send this now! . . . Shall we continue?)
My father once stated, “Imagine how empty your life would be if no one called or came by.”
Every so often those words of wisdom echo back during specific moments, usually when society interrupts my day one time too many, and then I…
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