The New York Times: Professor Fired After Joking That Iran Should Pick U.S. Sites to Bomb.
The bar is pretty low for politically firing people these days.
That college needs to examine its integrity.
RT: WATCH Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters jam ‘Wish You Were Here’ at Assange demo outside UK Home Office.
Glenn Greenwald: Obama’s anti-press measures ‘are the most aggressive I’ve seen since the Nixon administration’
And an important thing to recognize is that it wouldn’t really have mattered who was president at that time; the same thing would have happened. Replace Obama with a Clinton, a Bush, Joe Biden — any owned and well-heeled politician that toes the line — the will of the military industrial complex would have been obeyed.
For a change, try electing people based on their bold ideas and principles rather than name recognition and folksiness.
Our ideas about free speech might need to change unless we become a much more educated electorate. There isn’t enough critical thinking on the part of the audience to compensate for and process the massive amount of deception and lies that are constantly broadcast by our private media.
KTLA Los Angeles: California Gets Nation’s Strongest Net Neutrality Law.
More pluses for Washington State, Oregon, and California in the “reasons to live there” column! 🙂👍
Looking forward to see the aforementioned sanity from more states in the near future.
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