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anglagard
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Message 125 of 175 (609287)
03-18-2011 2:48 AM


Great State of Journalism
So the UN Security Council voted to take military action against Libya just now. Who reports? NYT, Al Jazeera, and BBC. Who does not? MSNBC, and Google News.
No, the nuclear boogeyman is the sole concern of all, the advance of democracy is nothing.
Also I am very tired of the MSM stating that the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant sits upon the San Andreas Fault (or more properly plate boundary). Liars - It is at least 100 miles away, but what would I know, I only lived there in the 70's, knew several people involved in it's construction and started my studies of the earth sciences, including seismology, at the closest college in the world (about 20 miles) to that very plant.
Update - Google News discovered the UN action during this writing, better late than never.
Only post when pissed or correcting egregious misinformation, all three are evidenced here (yes, know the OED, unlike most Texans who can't even handle American English).
WTF is the difference between news and scaremongering? Obviously not the current state of "journalism."
Edited by anglagard, : unclosed parentheses. Bad enough in writing words, try computer code.

The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes.
Salman Rushdie
This rudderless world is not shaped by vague metaphysical forces. It is not God who kills the children. Not fate that butchers them or destiny that feeds them to the dogs. It’s us. Only us. - the character Rorschach in Watchmen

  
anglagard
Member (Idle past 944 days)
Posts: 2339
From: Socorro, New Mexico USA
Joined: 03-18-2006


Message 126 of 175 (609288)
03-18-2011 3:01 AM
Reply to: Message 121 by crashfrog
03-17-2011 8:16 PM


Smartass Comment
crashfrog writes:
Oops, fair cop. Ignorantly, I tend to think of all former USSR nations as "Russia." Stupid, I know.
Please try to be more accurate in the future as your slip is showing to the whole world.
Edited by anglagard, : just too much, crash may not be perfect but he is mainly well meaning

The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes.
Salman Rushdie
This rudderless world is not shaped by vague metaphysical forces. It is not God who kills the children. Not fate that butchers them or destiny that feeds them to the dogs. It’s us. Only us. - the character Rorschach in Watchmen

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