Tag Archives: Whistleblowers

DOJ grabs phone records, Obama supporters act shocked

So now it turns out that the US issued a Top Secret Court Order  and seized virtually every Verizon customers’ phone records over a three month period (which may mean they renew the order every three months). There was plenty of lefty and liberal outrage back in the George W Bush administration  when warrantless wiretapping was […]

Jeremy Hammond pleads out to avoid life in prison

For those joining late, Jeremy Hammond was arrested last year for being involved with the Wikileaks file dump of incriminating information about the company Stratfor. Stratfor is an information-gathering company which has been doing work for US intelligence agencies–work those agencies are barred by law from doing themselves. The CIA can’t spy on American citizens […]

Bradley Manning spends his 1,002nd day in jail without trial

On Saturday, there were vigils and protests all over the world to commemorate the fact that former US Army PFC Bradley Manning has spent one thousand days in jail without being given a trial. His crime was leaking information to Julian Assange and the Wikileaks consortium, which then appeared everywhere. In particular, Manning had leaked […]