drive-by planet: Washington double-standard on leaks: ‘if you’re rich, powerful and well-connected the laws don’t apply to you’

When it comes to leaks stateside there is no such thing as a level playing field. Double standards abound. Establishment “insider” journalists such as Bob Woodward publish leaked classified material that makes some of Bradley Manning’s leaks seem innocuous by comparison. Woodward, who has been described as “a stenographer to the rich and powerful” has ...

somecanuckchick dot com: 3 oil spills in the span of 1 month…

Remember when Alberta Premier Alison Redford said, “It is unfortunate when these events happen. We are fortunate in this province that they don’t happen very often, and we can have some confidence that when they do happen, we have plans in place to deal with them.”? They don’t happen very often, eh? 3 oil spills ...