Tag Archives: whistleblower

Push back against Bureau of Prisons retaliation against John Kiriakou

CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou recently resumed speaking with the press and writing his ‘Letters from Loretto’ after the Bureau of Prisons reneged on their deal to give him 9 months in a halfway house. Unfortunately, prison officials have chosen … Continue reading

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Patriotism: the real deal = a raw deal. So far.

Letter to an Unknown Whistleblower: How the Security State’s Mania for Secrecy Will Create You I know that you’re there. I know that, just as Edward Snowden and Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning did, you will, for reasons of your own, … Continue reading

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Serious subject; suspect reporting, complete with sucker punch.

Government Pays Millions in Taxpayer Dollars to Phone Companies to Spy « CBS DC … the fees can add up quickly. The average wiretap is estimated to cost $50,000, a figure that includes reimbursements as well as other operational costs. … Continue reading

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Tell ‘em, Taibbi!! Sorkin sucks.

Hey, MSM: All Journalism is Advocacy Journalism | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone So New York Times Dealbook writer Andrew Ross Sorkin has apologized to journalist Glenn Greenwald for saying he’d “almost arrest” him, for his supposed aid and comfort … Continue reading

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Kansas disbars lawyer involved in Guantanamo case | McClatchy Tribune News Service | The Bellingham Herald

… concerned about the legal and physical treatment of prisoners, Diaz printed out a list in early 2005 of all the detainees and anonymously mailed them to a civil rights lawyer in New York. That lawyer turned them over to … Continue reading

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A Holocaust of FBI Law Enforcement Practices Comes to Light | Prism Magazine

“The right angle to this is huge. The FBI is agreeing to look at 10,000 cases when in fact the FBI taught local, state and federal crime lab personnel this analytical technique for decades. That means in this nation alone … Continue reading

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