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June 13, 2007

Good Internet Things

• Robert Parry writes a mid-year report to readers. You can donate to Parry's Consortium News here.

• Arthur Silber tells a story with an extremely happy ending

• Jonathan Versen on TV's context of no context

• Ioz says: "Jonah Goldberg wallowed neck-deep in his watering hole, for though awkward on land, in the water he is beautiful."

• As the Giant Noise Machine leaps to defend Scooter Libby, Rick Perlstein remembers a similar defense of William Calley when he was convicted in 1971 for My Lai:

"The real murderers are the demonstrators in Washington who disrupt traffic, tear up public property, who deface the American flag."

Likewise, the real perjurers in 2007 are Cindy Sheehan and Iraq Veterans Against the War.

Posted at June 13, 2007 10:51 AM | TrackBack

what grooviness! thanks 4 th' mention.

Posted by: Jonathan Versen at June 13, 2007 09:17 PM

Ted: LOTTERY DRAFT, not only will Mom, Pop, Grandma, Grandpa, and any infant over 3 years old, WORRY but the teens will love it too.

Posted by: Mike Meyer at June 14, 2007 01:41 AM