Sunday, June 27, 2010

On and Off the record.

It does seem doubtful that many of the things in the story were on the record. There are items "on the record" and items "off the record" and then there are casual remarks that occur during normal conversation which aren't clearly either. It would be my bet that most of the problematic quotes are of the more casual nature. Hastings broke a big story, got a general fired and put his magazine into the news cycle, but he probably also damaged his own career. Who is going to trust him now?

in reference to: Hot Air » Pentagon official: “Rolling Stone” made McChrystal’s staff think they were speaking off the record (view on Google Sidewiki)

Toronto Community Mobilization Network Press Conference - Q&A

Geraldo Rivera Compares Rolling Stone Writer To Al Qaeda Terrorists |

Geraldo Rivera Compares Rolling Stone Writer To Al Qaeda Terrorists |

Biden Embarrased By Custard Stand Owner: "Lower Our Taxes"

Hey Wall Street tabloid reporter...

Will he let people live with him...

When they follow his advice and lose their homes. I don't agree or disagree with his central points, well actually I do. It wasn't just the bankers that caused this problem. It was the bankers, the government and yes people who took out loans they could not afford. There is a good amount of greed and dishonestly at all levels of the melt down.

in reference to: MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Urges Homeowners to Stop Paying Mortgages As a Leftist Protest | (view on Google Sidewiki)

EPA thinks milk is just like oil...

This has to be one of the dumbest things I have read in sometime. It is hard to understand how anyone can take such an obviously wrong assertion seriously.

The EPA regulations state that “milk typically contains a percentage of animal fat, which is a non-petroleum oil. Thus, containers storing milk are subject to the Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Program rule when they meet the applicability criteria..."
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