Happiness is going on a 20k run listening to Ken Kesey, stretching the stiffness out of my calves, pouring a hot bucket bath, and finding a pot of beans just finished simmering. Alone doesn't have to be lonely.
So Reality Winner, former NSA contractor, is in federal prison for leaking classified information — for five years and three months, the longest sentence of any whistleblower in history. She gave documents on how Russia had attempted to hack vendors of election machinery and software to The Intercept , which completely bungled basic security procedures (according to a recent New York Times piece from Ben Smith, the main fault lay with Matthew Cole and Richard Esposito ), leading to her capture within hours. Winner recently contracted COVID-19 in prison, and is reportedly suffering some lingering aftereffects. Glenn Greenwald has been furiously denying that he had anything at all to do with the Winner clusterfuck, and I recently got in an argument with him about it on Twitter. I read a New York story about Winner, which clearly implies that she was listening to the Intercepted podcast of March 22, 2017 , where Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill expressed skepticism about Russia actually b
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I totally feel you man. I just moved out on my own last week. Went for a 5k run (I'll slowly work up to your 20k), cooked up some nice lentil soup, and sat around all day in my basketball shorts. Living alone is great.ReplyDelete
Anyways, just wanted to drop by and say I stumbled across your blog a few days ago and I really enjoy it. I just have a photoblog, but I'd like to start something more like yours. Keep up the great work.
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Glad you enjoy it! I'll check out your place soon. Feel free to comment anytime.ReplyDelete