Tagged: wikileaks

2010-10-23 :: madlibertarianguy // Journalism + War on Terror
Assange, Wikileaks and Collectivism

Let me first say that I applaud Mr. Assange, the founder of wikileaks, for the information that he has seen fit to provide the world concerning the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. As a libertarian who doesn’t believe in the rightness our recent International Adventurism, I’m very glad to have access to the raw information […]

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2010-08-06 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism
Do the Right Thing

Geoff Morrell, press secretary for the Pentagon, on Wikileaks: Public disclosure of additional Defense Department classified information can only make the damage worse [. . .] We are asking them to do the right thing. We hope they will honor our demands and comply with our demands. mad libertarian guy’s translation: Public disclosure of additional […]

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2010-07-27 :: madlibertarianguy // Government + Journalism + POTUS

The Wall Street Journal: White House aides said they didn’t try to talk the Times out of publishing the reports because they knew WikiLeaks would publish the information regardless. So your thinking is that if WikiLeaks wasn’t going “to publish the information regardless” you would have tried? How about not trying to talk the Times […]

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2010-07-26 :: madlibertarianguy // Journalism
A Fine Example of Why a Free Press is Necessary

The War Logs: An archive of classified military documents offers an unvarnished view of the war in Afghanistan Americans fighting the war in Afghanistan have long harbored strong suspicions that Pakistan’s military spy service has guided the Afghan insurgency with a hidden hand, even as Pakistan receives more than $1 billion a year from Washington […]

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