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The only company in the US constitution is the press. Here is how important Thomas Jefferson thought the press was to government "The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the ...
by Don midwest
Comment Count 108 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 07:54 AM PST with 59 Recommends
Jesselyn doesn't post much here these days but she continues to do good work. Here she is on about a 15 minute interview with Larry King. What do you think about Larry's demeanor during the ...
by Don midwest
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 07:13 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Thursday the House of Representatives voted on the U.S.A. Freedom Act, supposedly to end the NSA bulk phone records program. Even Congress can see that something needs to be done to put a stop to ...
by tsteinbreck
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 12:18 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
in the days before the release of Glenn Greenwald's new book on May 13, the administration and the surveillance state seems to be more nervous than ever now we also get official policy about "...
by Don midwest
Comment Count 105 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 06:15 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
Real income is what one gets for good hard and honest work. IF IT'S NOT INCOME, IT'S THEFT. It's also hard work routing out theft and corruption. Really hard. Real difficult to be pointing it out, ...
by ThereAughtToBeABetterWay
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 09:23 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Many news sources, such as NBC News, are reporting tonight that Edward Snowden has asked for political asylum in Russia. So...let me get this straight: Snowden does not like the fact that America's ...
by wdrath
Comment Count 163 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 04:08 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Snowden made the right call when he fled the U.S. , by Daniel Ellsburg, Sunday OpEd, The Washington Post, July 7, 2013. Many people compare Edward Snowden to me unfavorably for leaving the country ...
by CIndyCasella
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 06:29 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
When did we stop caring about our constitutional rights (gun rights being the exception)? How did we become so apathetic? Does it have to be in our living rooms & have an immediate direct effect ...
by Capecod72
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 03:31 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This will be brief... I have long wanted to do it, but today I finally did it. The action that caused me to finally take the plunge is their lawsuit against the NSA spying scandal (and yes I ...
by jusjtim35
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 02:29 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Along with the news guild, about 50 news organizations have sent letters to Attorney General Eric Holder objecting to the subpoenas. Writing letters of indignation to congress critters has value ...
by skywriter
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat May 18, 2013 at 04:21 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
September 31, 2012 Assange Consented To Be Extradited, Says British Home Secretary LONDON: Striking back against charges of kidnapping filed by Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange after his surprise ...
by Rei
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 04:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I am a big supporter of transparency in government just like my hero and fellow Kossack, Jesselyn Raddack. So I am disheartened that this has happened: But this week, the nation’s top ...
by Shawn Russell
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 10:49 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Five of the six nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power station are boiling water type GE Mark 1. Now we have the revelation that three G.E. scientists who were working on the design of the ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 164 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 01:27 AM PDT with 161 Recommends
Cross posted from The Stars Hollow Gazette and Docudharma While we were all many of ...
by TheMomCat
Comment Count 243 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 01:16 PM PST with 373 Recommends
Glenn Greenwald details the inhumane conditions accused WikiLeaks source U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning is [being held under http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2010/12/14/manning/...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 15, 2010 at 08:57 PM PST with 13 Recommends
In Illinois there is a core group of whistle blowers who for ten years have been trying to expose the corruption in the state, particularly in the office of Illinois Attorney General and in the Cook ...
by Dr Linda Shelton
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 07, 2010 at 03:28 PM PST with 14 Recommends
There was a time when I believed all the best about this country. Of course that goes back to before they shot JFK or lied us into war in Southeast Asia, and way before our embrace of torture and ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 213 comments on Mon Oct 11, 2010 at 01:20 PM PDT with 403 Recommends
The subject title is the one from a Guardian report one of the participants in the Wikileaks document dump ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 02, 2010 at 09:43 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
If a new Daniel Ellsberg were to release a new pile of Pentagon Papers exposing the lies behind the Afghanistan War, or even the past few decades of misdeeds by our country in that one, the result ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 06:13 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Crossposted from Docudharma U.S. Rep. Holt heads campaign to probe ...
by buhdydharma
Comment Count 214 comments on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 10:06 AM PDT with 187 Recommends