Dan Sullivan’s WikiLeaks Problem

By: Wednesday June 18, 2014 10:41 am

One of the benefits to having a large archive of US dirty deeds such as the one over at WikiLeaks is the ability to see the unauthorized background of rising political stars. Take Dan Sullivan, Republican candidate for the US Senate from Alaska. Prior to his candidacy for US Senate, Sullivan was in the Bush [...]

Senator Durbin Joins Call To Stop TPP Fast Track

By: Monday February 17, 2014 11:51 am

Senator Dick Durbin has joined Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in opposing fast track trade authority for the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) as well as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Durbin’s opposition could signal the beginning of the end for the agreements as now prominent Democratic leaders in both the Senate and House are [...]

Obama Admin Claims To Support Cellphone Unlocking But TPP Leak Shows Opposite

By: Friday November 22, 2013 7:25 am

When you buy something from someone you own it, right? Not if President Obama has his way on cellphones. And by his way, I mean the telecom monopolies that pull his strings’ way. Cellphone unlocking, which allows owners to alter the phone they purchased and use it with other carriers should they so desire, is [...]

Jeremy Hammond Sentenced To 10 Years, Notes Sabu And FBI Helped Him Hack Foreign Governments

By: Friday November 15, 2013 12:10 pm

Today internet hacktivist Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in prison for violating the archaic Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the same law used against Aaron Swartz. In his statement Hammond claimed FBI informant Hector Xavier Monsegur a.k.a. “Sabu” assisted and encouraged the use of “zero day exploits” against various governments. The presiding judge, [...]

Eric Holder’s Private Meeting With Jamie Dimon Under Scrutiny

By: Monday October 28, 2013 10:55 am

Since when do subjects of an investigation get a private meeting with the Attorney General of the United States? Since that Attorney General is a former (and likely future) Wall Street lawyer. US AG Eric Holder decided to break protocol and have a personal one on one meeting with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon. The meeting [...]

Former NSA Official John Schindler Labels Glenn Greenwald ‘Glenda’ In Homophobic and Transphobic Smear [Updated]

By: Thursday August 22, 2013 10:29 am

@pettybooshwah Glen or Glenda? — John Schindler (@20committee) August 15, 2013 Many former and current NSA employees cannot be pleased with the revelations leaked by Edward Snowden. But targeting one of the journalists involved in the case with a homophobic and transphobic smear crosses a line, especially for a sitting college professor. John Schindler is [...]

TIME Magazine Reporter Michael Grunwald Calls For Murder Of Julian Assange

By: Monday August 19, 2013 7:39 am

@MikeGrunwald I am informed you tweeted to the world, that you cant wait to defend the extra judicial murder of my son Julian #Assange. — Christine Assange (@AssangeC) August 18, 2013 Michael Grunwald,┬áTIME magazine’s “senior national security correspondent,” decided to advocate for Julian Assange’s violent murder (in an embassy no less) on twitter saying: I [...]

Wikileaks Model Vindicated By Obama Administration Attacks On Press

By: Monday July 29, 2013 9:45 am

The New York Times‘ Public Editor, Margaret Sullivan, wrote a piece published over the weekend on the unprecedented attacks on her Times colleague James Risen. In the article, Sullivan notes that the Obama Administration’s attempts to destroy national security reporting have largely worked. Sources have been terrorized by the U.S. government and are unwilling to [...]

FBI Had Informant In Wikileaks

By: Friday June 28, 2013 12:57 pm

It seems there has been more spying on members of the press by the U.S. government as Wired revealed that the FBI was paying an informant inside Wikileaks. Posing as a volunteer, Sigurdur Thordarson worked for Wikileaks while also giving information to the FBI. Thordarson was long time volunteer for WikiLeaks with direct access to [...]

Did America Kill Ecuador’s President?

By: Friday June 28, 2013 7:29 am

So whats up with the Ecuador-U.S. relationship? First they give Julian Assange – a man the US is upset with – asylum in their embassy. Now they are considering offering asylum to indicted “spy” Edward Snowden. And when we threatened to pull preferential trading rights with them if they granted Snowden asylum, they told us [...]

Department Of Justice Confirms Wikileaks Investigation

By: Tuesday June 25, 2013 5:41 am

After years of ducking questions and some questionable congressional testimony it appears the Justice Department has finally confirmed that its War on Journalism does include Wikileaks. According to the New York Times the investigation is extensive. Interviews with government agents, prosecutors and others familiar with the WikiLeaks investigation, as well as an examination of court [...]

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