#1 By: Xeni Jardin, July 25th, 2013 20:40
#2 By: bzishi, July 25th, 2013 20:51
It is against the rules of the court to report anything that reflects poorly on the US government. As such, a crackdown will commence until all reporting ceases or is properly aligned.
#3 By: WotansWoodcraft, July 25th, 2013 20:53
Not kissing the ass of the Military Industrial Death Machine is an offense to the court.
#4 By: Michael Smith, July 25th, 2013 20:59
Makes me wonder how small I could make an audio recorder.
#5 By: Ross Braithwaite, July 25th, 2013 21:12
You have to trust me on this, you are and have been violating the rules. No you may not know what rules you have broken. No you may not see a list of the rules, knowledge of the rules is forbidden by the rules.
#6 By: exile, July 25th, 2013 21:14
#7 By: Joey deBlois, July 25th, 2013 21:14
#8 By: silverfang1977, July 25th, 2013 21:16
Bradley Manning is going to be found guilty by this kangaroo court and they want to veil the whole thing in secrecy.
#9 By: Genre_Slur, July 25th, 2013 21:19
"But Mr. Journalist, the Rules of the court have been available in the local planning office for the last nine months."
"Oh yes, well as soon as I heard I went straight round to see them, yesterday afternoon. You hadn't exactly gone out of your way to call attention to them, had you? I mean, like actually telling anybody or anything."
"But the plans were on display ..."
"On display? I eventually had to go down to the cellar to find them."
"That's the display department."
"With a flashlight."
"Ah, well the lights had probably gone."
"So had the stairs."
"But look, you found the notice didn't you?"
"Yes," said the Journalist, "yes I did. It was on display in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying 'Beware of the Leopard'."
-- With Respectful Apologies to Mr. Adams. It seemed fitting.
#10 By: gtron, July 25th, 2013 21:33
i was watching cnn earlier, Volfy poking fun at himself, high speed train crash re-cast as potential American issue, details on plane skid, Snowden (Crime and Punishment ? that was brilliant ). On Huffpost I heard Assange is jockeying for Senator in Australia - I'm loving this modern obvious-nage!
but what I didn't fucking see was one word about this story.
Cats in France, yes. Bradley Manning's fucking trial, not today.
I just went there, cnn, and here's the top stories:
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#11 By: WotansWoodcraft, July 25th, 2013 22:17
The lamestream media believe this is a non-story and will continue to ignore it until everyone has forgotted Brad, rotting away in prison.
#12 By: Kimmoth, July 25th, 2013 22:59
Not even an idiot could believe that, if they have any sort of connection to even the merest pretence at journalism...
However, executive producers are paid to know which way the wind blows.
#13 By: TheMetalPedant, July 25th, 2013 23:25
My first thought was this scene:
Me, typing into my computer. From behind my head, I hear the sound of a safety being clicked off.
Soldier: "You're not just going to leave that comma splice there, are you son?"
#14 By: Boundegar, July 25th, 2013 23:28
"But who is Number One?"
"You are Number Six."
#15 By: Aloisius, July 26th, 2013 00:43
Can we please not use the word "lamestream media" in places where one expects to be taken seriously? It is childish and intellectually lazy.
#16 By: WotansWoodcraft, July 26th, 2013 00:47
No, there's nothing wrong with the term.
#17 By: kmoser, July 26th, 2013 01:34
If certain journalists were violating the rules, why weren't they punished?
#18 By: Joey deBlois, July 26th, 2013 01:41
Perhaps they were.
The ones still around should keep an eye out for quicklime and used shovels...
#19 By: Reg, July 26th, 2013 02:13
What troubles be is that the pretense of fairness has been apparently abandoned. The fact that this seems so much like a kangaroo court is undermining the whole process.
I remember when corruption was kept secret.
#20 By: Genre_Slur, July 26th, 2013 04:58
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