Tag Archives: whistleblower

.@BarackObama: Pardon John Kiriakou; punish torturers, not whistleblowers

Congress: Pardon John Kiriakou | Defending Dissent Foundation Outgoing Congressman James Moran D-VA this week called on President Obama to pardon whistleblower John Kiriakou, calling him an “American hero.” … Kiriakou is the only CIA agent to be jailed over … Continue reading

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Kiriakou’s incarceration education continues …

CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Is Counting Down the Days Until His Release | The Dissenter He has 86 days. Once he leaves, he will go to a halfway house that he said is located in southeastern DC. Recently, there had … Continue reading

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Answering former FL DoC Secretary McDonough’s question

More Correctional Officers Arrested in Rikers Island Investigation – The Prison Complex Jail beatings rarely result in prosecution, but there are exceptions. In June last year, the Bronx district attorney’s office charged 10 jail officers and supervisors, including a former … Continue reading

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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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