The point is, not who is right but that it’s almost impossible for anyone to be able to tell what is “true” without context. The context seems more important than truth, because there isn’t any absolute truth now it’s all mixed up both accidentally and on purpose.
Yesterday, Nat Parry announced the death of his father Robert Parry on Consortium News, a website he created in 1995 in order to create an alternative to the mainstream news. While Robert Parry had announced to his readers on December 31, 2017 that a stroke would inhibit his ability to provide the kind of content they had become accustomed to, the underlying ailment responsible for his untimely death was cancer of the pancreas that he had unknowingly been suffering from for the past 4 to 5 years.
Nat Parry’s article summarizes his father’s considerable accomplishments that date back to Reagan’s war against the Sandinistas. I recommend it as an indication of a career that any journalist could be proud of, as long as the cut-off date is 2011 or so.
He credits his father with digging beneath “the reality of the chemical attack in Syria in 2013” and for…
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