Thought you might find this of interest…
“On the Russian question, the Obama administration promises to be even more belligerent and aggressive than the Bush administration. During the presidential campaign, Obama came out for admitting Georgia and Ukraine into NATO. John McCain’s exhortation, during one presidential debate, that we “watch Ukraine” is advice well worth taking.”
In the final analysis, the Obama Admin will prove to be no more than the new CEO and board of directors of WAR, INC..
WAR, INC., or The War Party, or the U.S.A., as it is also known, is a going concern.
Indeed, why limit ourselves to war on the Ummah?
Lets resume the cold war as well.
And while we’er at it, lets expand the war on drugs. (more…)
Those of us who experienced the advent of television as the main source of news for most people are familar with the work of Edward R. Morrow and Walter Cronkite.
In this day and age, as the old saying goes, we witness and experience the advent of another new medium–the internet.
Matter of course, said medium will have it’s Edward R.Murrow—it’s Walter Cronkite.
The keys to Murrow’s and Cronkite’s effectiveness were their personal integrity, and the fact that they had dedicated themselves to the profession of journalism before the medium of televison rose to dominance.
Today, they wouldn’t have a chance at achieveing prominence; they just weren’t “telegenic”.
Aside from being marvelously interactive, the internet is also wonderfully both democractic and meritocratic.
Ulitimately, by popular acclaim, journalists will rise to prominence.
Due to the relatively low cost cost of presenting one’s self in this medium, competitors will be legion.
But—there is one amoungst us who truly stands out in my estimation.
I have written about this before;
In this video , John Perry is at his best (at least, to date).
For my part, to a television “news” watcher of today, PERRYVISION must be a rude awakening.
Rudeness, at times, a virtue.