These politicians say they appreciate whistleblowers, but demand vigorous criminal prosecution of people who blow the whistle. Could the message be more clear?
Petition to Pardon Edward Snowden reaches 100,000 Threshold, Triggering a Required White House Response
Two weeks ago, J. Clifford noted the existence of a new petition declaring the surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden to be a hero and calling for his pardon. This petition is not your usual slacktivist information-gathering scam; the administration of President Barack Obama has committed to
War on Terror or War on Free Press? FBI Used Unconstitutional, Illegal Seizure of Reporters’ Phone Records to Find Source of Politically Embarrassing Leaks
I’ve never written such a long headline before, but each and every element of it is crucial: * The Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General has released a report, parts of which remain classified but parts of which have been declassified. Read it