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  • Aug 23rd, 2013 @ 9:03am

    Greenwald's misreporting/ Wikileaks alterego

    I've been saying that the NSA "scandal" (involving Libertarian Glenn Greenwald of Cato Institute and Paulbot Snowden) is another RW fake scandal. It's not about privacy. It's about undermining government, specifically the democrat in the White House, for political purposes.

    "Assange's Emerging Politics: Rand Paul And Libertarian Wing of GOP Represent 'Only Hope'"

    Forbes (Page 2): UPDATE: Wikileaks Party under fire in Australia for what some are describing its “lurch to the right,” revealing in filings that “they want the fascist Australia First Party, the pro-shooting-in-National-Parks Shooters and Fishers Party , and the “mens rights activist” Non-Custodial Parents Party to win a seat instead of the Australian Greens. Maybe this really is an international conservative movement."

    NOTE THIS: "What’s fascinating is that Paul (the father, less so the son, who still has aspirations to actual head up the vast government he says he despises) largely rejects a modern view of democracy, claiming that “pure democracy is dangerous” and that the founders never intended actual democratic rule. “Democracy is majority rule at the expense of the minority,” wrote Paul last year. “Our system has certain democratic elements, but the founders never mentioned democracy in the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, or the Declaration of
    Independence.”

    READ IN FULL: http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatson/2013/08/17/assanges-politics-rand-paul-and-libertarian-wing-of -gop-represent-only-hope-in-u-s/

    Finally, somebody had the balls to say it.

    Here's the Assange for Ron/Rand Paul video:
    http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/42405_Wikileaks_Founder_Assange-_Im_a_Big_Admirer_of_Ron_P aul_and_Rand_Paul#rss

    Really, people? THIS is what we want to be supporting??????????????

    Tea partying Rand Paul's premature 2016 ad sounds suspiciously like Glenn Greenwald, don't it?
    http://www.dailypaul.com/285884/rand-paul-beyond-the-left-right-paradigm

    Glenn Greenwald is not a liberal, he's a RW Libertarian associated with the brothers Koch and their Cato think tank: http://exiledonline.com/glenn-greenwald-of-the-libertarian-cato-institute-posts-his-defense-of-joshu a-foust-the-exiled-responds-to-greenwald/

    THIS Cato think tank:

    The Nation: "John Yoo, author of the notorious “torture memo,” served on the Cato editorial board for Cato Supreme Court Review during the Bush presidency. At the same time, Yoo was writing the Bush administration’s legal justifications for waterboarding, Guantánamo, warrantless wiretapping and more. Yoo also contributed articles to Cato Supreme Court Review and a chapter to a Cato book titled The Rule of Law in the Wake of Clinton criticizing President Clinton’s “imperial presidency.”

    The “Cato Policy Report” attacked progressive critics of Bush’s “War on Terror” as “Terrorism’s Fellow Travelers“ in its November/December 2001 issue. Former Vice President of Research Brink Lindsey wrote, “Most of the America haters flushed out by September 11 are huddled on the left wing of the conventional political spectrum.”

    Another Cato executive, Ted Galen Carpenter, former VP for defense and foreign policy studies, enthusiastically supported Bush’s “war on terror” and called on Bush to invade Pakistan.

    The Cato Institute advised the 2002–04 Republican-dominated Congress to commence military strikes in Pakistan in its Cato Handbook for Congress arguing, “Ultimately, Afghanistan becomes less important as a place to conduct military operations in the war on terrorism and more important as a place from which to launch military operations. And those operations should be directed across the border into neighboring Pakistan.”

    Another Cato Institute executive, Roger Pilon, vigorously supported Bush’s attacks on civil liberties. Pilon, Cato’s VP for legal affairs and founding director of the Cato Institute’s “Center for Constitutional Studies,” supported expanded FBI wiretapping in 2002 and called on Congress to reauthorize the Patriot Act as late as 2008.
    http://www.thenation.com/article/167500/independent-and-principled-behind-cato-myth#

    Greenwald's only purpose in life is getting Tea party lunatics elected:

    "At a talk given the day after the 2010 election — one that was a disaster for Democrats — “progressive” writer and civil liberties lawyer Glenn Greenwald gave a talk at the University of Wisconsin, and expressed the hope that Democrats might suffer the same fate in 2012.

    Greenwald’s speech mainly focused on civil liberties and terrorism policy “in the age of Obama.” But it was his approach to politics that got members of the Young Americans for Liberty — a Paulite Libertarian group that co-sponsored the event — excited:

    Paulites: "The speech was stellar with too many good points to touch on in a single blog post. I would like to point out that in the Q&A at 38:00 Greenwald specifically addresses a possible alliance between progressives and Ron Paul libertarians."
    http://blog.reidreport.com/2011/04/re-rise-of-the-naderites-glenn-greenwalds-third-p arty-dreamin/

    P.S. Some of us are keeping up with Greenwald's lying - blow by blow:
    http://thedailybanter.com/tag/glenn-greenwald/

  • Nov 22nd, 2011 @ 7:19am

    Re: Re: Willful ignorance?

    My reply was intended for Anonymous Coward (apt) re: "disagreement" with Judge Kane's ruling.

    P.S. I hate the way comments are sequenced on this site, but that's just me.

  • Nov 22nd, 2011 @ 7:09am

    Re: Willful ignorance?

    Rhetorical question of the week: Are you deliberately trying to misunderstand the issue?

    It is illegal to "assume" copyright for the sole purpose of filing lawsuits... which is what Righthaven does.

    I've noticed your comments in other threads and am beginning to wonder what ulterior motives you have in supporting every instance of corporate criminality you stumble across?

    Your newspeak makes not a lick of sense and although it may work for you in Teabagistan, this is the wrong forum to attempt a Palinesque word salad.

  • Apr 14th, 2011 @ 2:59pm

    Re:

    and let's not forget AT&T's blatant ripoff of artists Cristo and Jean Claude... to hawk cell phones on T.V.

  • Apr 14th, 2011 @ 2:26pm

    Re:

    Not to mention stealing Sleeping Beauty and Snow White from the brothers Grimm...

  • Apr 14th, 2011 @ 2:20pm

    Re: Re: Re:

    Concensus is building? If you consider a aorporation and a politician fondling each other, then okay.