From Assange Arrest to Checking Out from Social Media: In Search of a New Path!

Yesterday morning I woke up to the news of Wikileaks’ Julian Assange arrest. Out of habit (which later I begin to question) I began combing through Twitter for any and all updates and comments on the case- from news headlines and links to feverish commentaries and discussions.

Now, for those of you who’ve been with me for years, you all know my stand on Wikileaks- always with a “Question Mark” lingering over it: Is it or isn’t it real? This, unlike my definitive stand on the Snowden (aka SnowJob) case: A massive PsyOp.

I combed through comments and reactions- the new era social-media-activism. I reached the last straw when I came across the repeated calls-to-action via petition. Again, those of you who’ve known me during the last eighteen years know that I went through a long period of multiple campaigns via petitions seeking remedies. Oh yes, whether on gag orders or 9/11, or government whistleblower cases, whether it was targeting the US Congress, White House or Judiciary bodies, I used to be up on the front lines of activism via petitions. Let’s call that my era of naivety and ignorance, okay? [READ MORE]

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