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
Justin and I witnessed a similar deconstruction scene in Kuruman one time. Instead of putting a ramp up to the back of the tow truck, 4 guys spent AT LEAST 1.5 hours hoisting it up with a crane and rope, and they did NOT get it up on to the bed of said tow truck. At least not while we were watching.ReplyDelete
I also heard that the tree roots were tearing up the already uneven as hell bricks around the compound; that was the big reason for the takeout.