Two Journalists Killed in Separate Incidents – WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings – 10/12/18

Two Journalists Killed in Separate Incidents – WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings – 10/12/18

This is so sad, but not at all unexpected
What the media aren’t telling you about Jamal Khashoggi
“He had become the darling of western commentators on the Middle East. With almost two million Twitter followers, he was the most famous political pundit in the Arab world and a regular guest on the major TV news networks in Britain and the United States…”

Journalists are courageous. And, sometimes that costs them their lives.
Bulgarian journalist who reported on EU corruption, found raped and murdered
“Marinova had worked at the Ruse-based TV station TVN as a reporter. She had hosted a recently-launched program, interviewing investigative journalists about alleged corruption between businessmen and politicians
involving EU funds.”

Jeff can afford it…but YOU will end up paying in the end
The Post Office wants to raise the fees it charges Amazon and other shippers
“The U.S. Postal Service has proposed a 9 to 12 percent increase to the shipping service used by”

Is a reckoning coming for the Walmart of the Internet?
Break up Amazon before it does any more damage to America
“When did we become The United States of Amazon?”

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