This week on CounterSpin: Wherever they come down on it, many Americans think of surveillance technology—like facial recognition—as spurring a more or less Platonic argument about the relationship between the individual and the state and/or corporations. That’s a rich enough subject for debate.
I was thinking about posting something new about the pathetic MMMM (the mediocre mass media de mierda). Actually I wanted to show white anger and rage at the lack of integrity, the lack of investigation and about the improper cosy relationship of the media with the governments, for profit and disinformation dissemination.
from Independent Australia …
It’s all very strange. Ironic, really.
tony is still fighting to preserve his embarrassing legacy as a devious murdoch-anointed prime minister of this country...
Quite funny really... The Daily Telegraph, aka, the Sunday Telegraph, does its best to promote Tony Abbott today and every day... Everywhere it's the "Tony Abbott is Great" show. Everywhere it's Malcolm stinks and the Left is a bunch of bastards. Glory, glory to Abbott Tony... Pitiful attitude, but that's what the merde-och press is still pushing like a barrow of turd... as if Tony Abbott would pull off a miracle and lead this country again — into oblivion and more misery, but with greater arsitude, this time around...
Bronwyn Bishop's political career may be in its death throes but her steely gaze will live on forever in the halls of Parliament House.
Taxpayers will be charged at least $30,000 to commission an artist to immortalise Mrs Bishop in an official portrait.
Despite resigning from the Speaker's chair in disgrace for using $5227 of taxpayers' cash to charter a chopper to attend a party fundraiser, Mrs Bishop is still entitled to the senior office holder painting.
She has now begun "preliminary conversations" with the Department of Parliamentary Services to decide on an artist.
Always caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.
The New South Wales division of the Liberal Party has been denied access to more than $4 million in public campaign funding by the state's electoral commission after its refusal to disclose the details of donors.