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  •  Michael Vickers' leaked the name of a Special Ops (0+ / 0-)

    Officer to enhance a film universally condemned for falsely glorifying torture as the necessary evil to find bin Laden.

    Even though he likely won't face criminal prosecution, unlike your client, who is being punished for blowing the whistle on torture, Vickers blew his chances to become top banana in the secret keeping business for a flop.

    CIA Heir Apparent Leaks Officer's Name to Filmmakers; Kiriakou Gets Jail for Giving Torturer's Name

    The blatant hypocrisy of the war on whistleblowers like my clients Thomas Drake and John Kiriakou--while the government leaks high-level sources and methods like a sieve--is infuriating.  But to have the Defense Department's top civilian military intelligence official, Michael Vickers, leak the name of a U.S. Special Operations Command officer with impunity, just to jazz up a propagandist movie, is abhorrent.

    Information is the currency of democracy. ~Thomas Jefferson

    by CIndyCasella on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 07:23:44 PM PST

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