The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 18th May 2017

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3 Comments

  1. Red Buzzard says:

    Listen up RNZ with your wall- to- wall unexamined commentary/ negative news about Donald Trump …blindly copying USA establishment mainstream media …credibility issues?

    ( btw “Who owns the Press?”…ieWashington Post, NY Times, CNNetc …in fact all of 7 USA mainstream outlets?…this deserves an examination …are there hidden agendas? )

    For a useful expert discussion which starts on some analysis:

    ‘Media at war’

    https://www.rt.com/shows/crosstalk/388629-media-at-war-talks/

    “There is a media war being played out before our eyes. The American mainstream media are intent on destroying President Donald Trump. Trump returns the contempt. Are the media making themselves the story? And is this dangerous?

    CrossTalking with Roger L. Simon, Roy Gutterman, and Patrick Henningsen.”

  2. Red Buzzard says:

    The Democrats shame…who murdered Seth Rich?..was it an INSIDE LEAK and NOT a Russia hack…what are Hillary and the Democrats trying to cover up with the neo McCarthyist campaign lets blame Russia?

    ‘Murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich was in contact with WikiLeaks ‘

    https://www.rt.com/usa/388605-dnc-seth-rich-wikileaks/

    …”An anonymous federal investigator told Fox News he reviewed an FBI forensic report which showed that Rich had been in contact with WikiLeaks director and investigative journalist Gavin MacFadyen.

    “I have seen and read the emails between Seth Rich and WikiLeaks,” the investigator said, adding the emails are in the FBI’s possession.

    The investigator said 44,053 emails and 17,761 attachments from January 2015 to May 2016 were sent from Rich to MacFadyen before May 21. These figures are the exact same ones as those published on WikiLeaks’ DNC email database. MacFadyen died of lung cancer in October 2016. WikiLeaks published more than 19,000 emails from the DNC emails on July 22, leaking the rest later….”

  3. Red Buzzard says:

    Not the mainstream media:

    ‘WikiLeaks envoy: Leaked DNC emails came from ‘disgusted’ whistleblower, not Russian hackers

    https://www.rt.com/news/370478-dnc-emails-whistleblower-russia/

    “The DNC and Podesta emails published by WikiLeaks came from a “disgusted” whistleblower, not from hackers, the whistleblower site’s associate Craig Murray said, as US intelligence veterans question Washington’s version, which blames a Russian cyberattack.

    “Neither of [the leaks] came from the Russians,” Murray, a former British ambassador to Uzbekistan who is now a close associate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, told The Daily Mail in an interview published on Wednesday.

    “The source had legal access to the information. The documents came from inside leaks, not hacks,” he said.

    The source, identified by Murray as an American, was motivated by “disgust at the corruption of the Clinton Foundation and the tilting of the primary election playing field against Bernie Sanders,” he said.

    Murray went on to explain that the documents were passed to him during a meeting in a wooded area near American University in Washington, DC. The individual he met with was an intermediary, not the person who originally obtained the information.

    The former ambassador said he was speaking out about the source to counter allegations being made by Washington that claim Russia stole the emails through a hack with the intention of helping Donald Trump win the US election.

    “I don’t understand why the CIA would say the information came from Russian hackers when they must know that isn’t true,” Murray said. “Regardless of whether the Russians hacked into the DNC, the documents WikiLeaks published did not come from that.”

    Murray’s statements are also consistent with those of WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, who told Australian journalist John Pilger in November that “the Clinton camp has been able to project a neo-McCarthyist hysteria that Russia is responsible for everything.”..

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