I have been so impressed by New Zealand's Crusader Rabbit that they’ve encouraged me to write more here. The need for blogs and web sites to fill a widening void is all too apparent to those who are our enemies. (See the news where Obama has seized web addresses for instance, as well as the fact that “Net-Neutrality” is being pushed at every opportunity).
The following was addressed to Redbaiter at CR, but easily the words apply to all of us, yours truly included.
The void is growing because the decadent members of what remains of the old Fourth Estate are not investigating the corrupt, nor asking glaringly obvious questions, not at all filling the needs of the public. (All your Pike River threads demonstrate how important you are. Any criminal negligence possibilities that might be raised will almost certainly be targetted at the most innocent sans the pressure you did and will yet raise.)
We ARE the nascent new Fourth Estate, and Pharaoh’s ministers are advising him to kill us off. So it is advisable we move while we still may. Carefully of course so as to reduce the likelihood of giving the legacy media ammo to discredit us. They assuredly will offer us many red herrings precisely to provide themselves such an opportunity, so we must be careful, and we must bend over backwards to help each other.
I’ll not fault you for not adopting my strategy of using strikeout html. It only is my recommendation and it may not work for your style or your sensibleness. My hope is that if the following example were seen more often, it would begin to catch on, and those who formerly labeled themselves liberals and abandoned it, would have to abandon this one too.
“Like the rest of the mainstream media, [the NZ Herald's] devotion to the
Hit them where they live. Take away every fig-leaf of misperception that they hide behind. While we still have time, allow them no device, no euphemism by which they wish to camouflage their greed for power. The fascists, once they feel they are safe from the ire of the people, will give us no quarter. I fear it is very soon if not already too late.