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“First and foremost, we are a nation built on the rule of law.” These reassuring words from President Obama came during unsettling anti-police riots in Ferguson, MO. But times have stayed ...
by jccayford
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
David Carr was a brilliant journalist and commentator. Gone to soon. Journalists and "talking heads" would be wise to follow his advice and direction. This video contains just a small sample of ...
by SRD
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 01:02 PM PST with 1 Recommend
When the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling got underway Tuesday in Northern Virginia, prospective jurors made routine references to “three-letter agencies” and alphabet-soup ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 08:09 PM PST with 7 Recommends
James Risen makes a remarkably powerful speech upon receiving the 2014 Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism. Risen is the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at The New York Times who for the past ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2014 at 01:57 PM PST with 10 Recommends
One of the hottest stories to come out since the election is by Matt Taibbi and appeared in Rolling Stone: The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare Read more: http://www....
by divineorder
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 07:51 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Not too much information at the moment but it looks like DOJ is continuing its war on whistleblowers, despite apparently 'not having the appetite' for it: FBI Raids 'Second Snowden' : FBI agents ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 10:06 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Just finished reading another excellent diary here on DailyKos, which consists of the transcripts from Anderson Cooper's televised interview with Briana Aguire . We don't get CNN here in Kathmandu (...
by guavaboy
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 08:18 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
Transparency is coming, whether the government likes it or not. The only question is whether they decide to bring it to the public before whistleblowers do it for them. That’s the underlying ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 01:02 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The full quote... "Fraud was brewing in the DNA of Rick Scott's company from the very beginning, and he was the father of it," John Schilling said at a news conference organized by the rival ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 07:36 PM PDT with 179 Recommends
Last month I confessed to the nation and the world, "We tortured some folks." And of course, I've also confessed that we use extrajudicial killing without a conviction -- what folks used to call ...
by Not Barack Obama
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 02:16 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Apparently, today is “the day” where, once and for all , the public becomes privy to the greater facts about U.S. government double-speak concerning corporate “personhood” and we’re ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 186 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2014 at 10:34 AM PDT with 253 Recommends
Over the past year, the world learned that the National Security Agency (NSA) engages in costly, ineffective, mass surveillance collecting both metadata and content of communications of ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 349 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 06:11 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from State Senator Jason Carter's (D. GA) gubernatorial campaign:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 03:30 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
When someone from housekeeping at a VA hospital did a good job promptly, we asked if we should put in a good word to his boss. He said, "Please don't."
by david78209
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 09:54 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) scandal has started to take on a life of its own, as lawmakers and veterans are sharply criticizing VA head Eric Shinseki after employees called ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 06:54 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Another potential GOP presidential candidate hit with more bad news: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/05/susana-martinez-new-mexico-whistleblower-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat May 10, 2014 at 07:52 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
This diary contains unmarked spoilers for recent Marvel movies and real life events including but not limited to Iron Man 1, 2 & 3 , the Afghan and Iraq War Logs , Captain America 1 & 2 , the NSA ...
by Certifiable Genius
Comment Count 141 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 09:08 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
Some news stories speak for themselves… [http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/04/02/223269/is-whistleblower-advocate-for.html Is whistleblower advocate for nation’s spies under attack?] By Marisa ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 09:20 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
I’m thinking whistleblower Edward Snowden far better fits the profile of a latter day Paul Revere than Obama’s nomination of the fourth-amendment-eliminating NSA. Edward Snowden believed that ...
by libbyliberal
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Mar 16, 2014 at 12:04 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . Who can keep up?� The revelations -- mainly thanks to� the documents �...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 04, 2014 at 08:57 AM PST with 6 Recommends