Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 18 August 09

Dallas Penn has photo & video: Jean aka Scott, Homeless Celebrity…

Miss Info posts about Biggie Small’s Daughter T’Yanna celebrating her Sweet 16.

Michelle Malkin: Internet Snitch Brigade disabled, but… - So, it looks like the Internet Snitch Brigade has closed up shop — and you can no longer flag yourself at flag@whitehouse.gov.

via TechCrunch: Ustream Sued By Boxing Promoter Over Pirated Broadcast.
Here's a great post (and a short read) about staying ahead of the curve when it comes to social media! And, one great post deserves another: have a look at Social Media Mavens - An Interview with HomeGoods' Cathy Mortensen and Kristie Rogers.

Nova Corja, one of the most popular Brazilian blogs on politics, has folded after 3 lawsuits in 5 years. Bloggers fear it is the nail in the coffin of independent, investigative and challenging blogging. Global Voices' Paula Góes reports.

Interesting Photoshopped Pix

Video from Justine Shapiro: "My Summer in Tehran"

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  1. hi dave i was here for my daily visit. hope ur doing fine.

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  2. Insane P.I. Bill Warner expands the scope of the Internet Snitch Brigade: http://muslimsagainstsharia.blogspot.com/2009/08/mash-pamela-geller-internet-snitch.html

    On August 4, 2009 a post titled "Facts Are Stubborn Things" appeared on the White House blog. It contained the following paragraph:

    "There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out there, spanning from control of personal finances to end of life care. These rumors often travel just below the surface via chain emails or through casual conversation. Since we can’t keep track of all of them here at the White House, we’re asking for your help. If you get an email or see something on the web about health insurance reform that seems fishy, send it to flag@whitehouse.gov."

    Every Fourth of July, we celebrate the Birth of the Nation. Every Fourth of August, we shall celebrate the Birth of the Internet Snitch Brigade.

    How long do you think it took before the Internet Snitch Brigade expanded its reporting from something fishy about health insurance reform to Anti-American Activities? Just five days! Move over McCarthy; here comes Bill Warner. In the post titled "ASSASSINATE BARACK OBAMA PLOTS INCREASE TO 10 RACIST RIGHT WING BLOGGERS FUEL WHITE SUPREMISTS (sic.) SECRET SERVICE SHUT EM DOWN by Bill Warner investigator" Bill Warner writes:

    "Articles posted on ultra right wings blogs like "Muslims Against Sharia" by Khamim Massoud such as Obama spies monitoring Jews house-to-house and Freed to Kill More American Soldiers: Taliban Thrives, Thanks to Obama Policy and "Atlas Shrugs Website" by Pamela Geller who posts articles such as "Obama backs Iraqi Terrorists: Iraq investigates alleged US-insurgent talks" are hastening the demise of Preisdent (sic.) Barack Obama. ... The US Secret Service so needs to investigate "Muslims Against Sharia by Khalim Massoud and Pamela Geller for her Anti-American racist activities on her website, which she operates out of her Manhattan NY apartment, and her incitement to hate by others and the possible murder of President Barack Obama."

    Yes, it only took five days to jump from snitching about dissent on health insurance reform to making up wild accusations about "incitement to hate by others and the possible murder of President Barack Obama." A quote attributed to Joseph Goebbels, a Propaganda Minister in Nazi Germany reads:

    "If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it."

    Bill Warner may not be a good P.I. (as he claims to be) or not a good bar fighter and martial artist (as he claims to be), but he has certainly mastered the art of Nazi propaganda.

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