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Wednesday, December 01, 2010

  Will no one stand up for wikileaks?

I applaud wikileak's continued, independent, x-ray exposure of so many skeletons in so many closets. Nothing makes a day more satisfying than seeing Ms Palin AND Ms Clinton, BOTH frothing at the mouth.

Wikileaks is so fundamentally an American institution, of a free press, of a quality journalism, that seems to no longer exist, that I'm ashamed, as an American, that the site has to exist outside the USA in order to stay up and viable.

I look forward to wikileaks tackling the banksters soon, and I hope that more journalism organizations grow back their balls, but I'm not holding my breath. Julian Assange, in a very intelligent, reasoned interview, nails the real problem in one:It's good that someone keeps trying.

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