CIA Anti-Leaking Campaign Memo Leaked

By: Thursday June 27, 2013 7:29 am

CIA Director John Brennan, a leaker in his own right, has launched an anti-leaking program inside the CIA called the “Honor the Oath” campaign. How do I know about this? It was leaked. CIA Director John Brennan is launching a new campaign aimed at pressuring CIA officers to keep the intelligence agency’s secrets secret, after [...]

AP Says Government Seizure Was Unconstitutional And Has Terrified Sources

By: Monday May 20, 2013 5:57 am

The CEO of the Associated Press said the government’s unprecedented actions to seize phone records of reporters from the news organization was both unconstitutional and has had a chilling effect on sources. The president and chief executive officer of The Associated Press on Sunday called the government’s secret seizure of two months of reporters’ phone [...]

Obama White House Tries To Distance Itself From AP Spying Scandal By Citing Support For Bill It Lobbied Against

By: Wednesday May 15, 2013 7:52 am

One of the assertions continually made by White House Press Secretary Jay Carney at yesterday’s press briefing regarding the AP Spying scandal was that President Obama believed in “unfettered” investigative journalism. The evidence Carney offered for this assertion was Obama’s support for a shield law that died in 2010. The problem? Obama did not support [...]

Think Progress Shows Stunning Hypocrisy On Government Spying

By: Tuesday May 14, 2013 1:26 pm

Think Progress, the blog for the non-partisan Center On American Progress, has made a name for itself pretending to be a “progressive” news and analysis site despite reflexively defending the Democratic Party and being funded by an organization that refuses to disclose its donors (one hint it means “to soar” in Esperanto). But now the [...]

Romney Attacks Obama for National Security Leaks

By: Tuesday July 24, 2012 8:55 am

At a speech today before the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will attack the President for intelligence leaks designed to bolster the Administration’s foreign policy record. But instead of focusing on the leaks that show a clear double standard, or the leaks actually being investigated by the Justice Department, Romney will [...]

National Security Leaks Symptom of Larger Problem of Covert Warmaking

By: Tuesday June 12, 2012 6:25 am

I recall someone telling me at Netroots Nation that the Justice Department had appointed two prosecutors to investigate recent leaks over the Predator drone program, the foiled Underpants Bomb II attack and cyberwarfare against Iran. I wondered how the prosecutors would go about arresting the PR agent for the President’s “tough on national security” re-election [...]

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