Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Why We Do this

Check Your Sources

“I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on the newspapers for information.”

—Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) British journalist, commentator and author

• Editorial Comment: Yup. Think for yourself, dammit! 

PeezPix by Ted Pease 
Home Beach, Trinidad, California

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