"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." Ecclesiastes 10:2
Three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to seven years in jail by an Egyptian judge on Monday for aiding a “terrorist organization”, drawing criticism from Western governments who said the verdict undermined freedom of expression.
They were detained in late December and charged with helping “a terrorist group” – a reference to the Muslim brotherhood – by broadcasting lies that harmed national security and supplying money, equipment and information to a group of Egyptians.” full story: here
Of course, I am joking a bit, but how much better off would Americans be, if our lazy, biased (so-called) journalism in America, were force to make such a choice? If they were held to the standard of — reporting the truth and facts, instead of their personal biased, propaganda?
There is a way to fix corruption. In the real world, people go to jail, for what goes on the ‘news rooms’, Congress and the White House, every day. In the world of Washington D.C. and ‘journalism’, these people are rewarded, promoted and given bonuses for reporting lies and propaganda.
Obama likes for things to be “fair” , he says — going to jail for lying to the American public, sounds more than fair. It should be an obligation to which we should hold journalist, Congress and . . . . and those serving in the White House.