[cryptome] Re: Truth teller or Truthiness?

  • From: Shelley <shelley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <cypherpunks@xxxxxxxxxx>, John Young <jya@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2015 06:36:03 -0700

On October 16, 2015 3:32:16 AM John Young <jya@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

WikiLeaks self-promotional honorifics are humorously manipulative
like any other prize, award, condescending media campaign.

Indignant smears are beneficial: Don't trust Cryptome or John Young.

You know what, John: you're right. It doesn't matter what Mendax calls you. Some of us have placed you in that category all on our own.

Recent events would not have been quite as alarming, otherwise.


At 03:26 AM 10/16/2015, you wrote:
>This is why it matters:
>John Young is listed as a Truth Teller and a Whistleblower. He is
>mentioned on the same pages as Chelsea Manning, sitting in
>prison. In the same breath as Edward Snowden. Thomas Drake. Mark
>Klein. You get the picture.
>This is why it matters. Whether John Young deserves to be there
>among people who have truly risked everything to tell the truth is
>something only his actions will demonstrate.

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