Category: Art

Colin Powell: “But the intelligence community, all 16 agencies, assured us that it was right.”

Colin Powell, Sep 6, 2015: “If we had known the intelligence was wrong, we would not have gone into Iraq. But the intelligence community, all 16 agencies, assured us that it was right. My speech at the UN was based on that information. But guess what? 376 members of Congress, if I have my number correctly, voted on the basis of that intelligence, that it was something the president can do. We tried to avoid […]

“It’s deeply troubling that some of those false reports could lead to violence.”

In and beyond the nation’s capital, it also raised fears about hoax stories proliferating the Internet and whether they are stoking new dangers from society’s fringe. Even the White House weighed in on Welch’s alleged crimes. “Even without knowing precisely what the motives were, there’s no denying the corrosive effect that some of these false reports have had on our political debate,” said Josh Earnest, press secretary for President Obama. “That’s concerning in a political […]

Don’t worry, we’ll just censor the “alt-right” sites.

Don’t worry, we’ll just censor the “alt-right” sites. The New York Times and CNN would never publish fake news provided by corporations or intelligence agencies. Unfortunately, Facebook censorship is not new. Gizmodo, Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News Quartz, A complete guide to all the things Facebook censors hate most – More interesting starting points for your own research… – Carl Berstein, THE CIA AND THE MEDIA: How Americas Most Powerful News Media […]

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