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    lysias

    The American press is a joke. Even Woodward and Bernstein exposing Nixon was a fluke.

    Yesterday Today Tomorrow

    by SecondComing on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 04:25:40 PM PST

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    •  I seem to recall more than one rumor that the UK (0+ / 0-)

      "exposed" that ended up going nowhere. The American press is crappy when it comes to investigations, but if there is a story, they do a fairly decent job of covering all the bases/their asses to make sure that it's not just a bunch of bs.

      I'll start paying more attention when the McClatchey/AP/Washington Post/New York Times picks the story up.

      See the losers in the best bars, meet the winners in the dives -Neil Young

      by danoland on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 04:34:35 PM PST

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      •  What the Brit judges said was not something (2+ / 0-)
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        written by journalists.  I think we can trust them that there is a story here.

        The influence of the [executive] has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.

        by lysias on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 04:37:25 PM PST

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