Tag Archives: Julian Assange

WikiLeaks vs. the surveillance machine


More and more, the so-called social media remind me of a children’s book I read to my son many years ago: There’s an Awful Lot of Weirdos in Our Neighborhood. Weirdos aren’t necessarily bad — some of my friends are … Continue reading

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Frum’s right again — Dems despise their base


This on Monday from Glenn Greenwald, also quoted in Crooks and Liars: On Friday, State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley denounced the conditions of Bradley Manning’s detention as “ridiculous, counterproductive and stupid,” forcing President Obama to address those comments in a … Continue reading

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Whose side are you on, Salon?


Yesterday I was reading the virtual magazine Salon.com and wondering why a high-profile liberal publication, a rarity, doesn’t take a hard line on the U.S. government’s campaign to smack down WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. One answer is that some writers … Continue reading

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