Call Your Senators: No Targeted Killing Memos, No Brennan Confirmation

By: Wednesday February 27, 2013 6:15 am

President Obama would rather succumb to Republican extortion than release the targeted killing memos to select members of Congress. The New York Times reports that the Obama administration is working on a deal to give Senate Republicans on the Intelligence Committee more information on the Benghazi embassy attack in exchange for the confirmation of CIA [...]

Help Run This Ad: Pardon CIA Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou

By: Wednesday January 30, 2013 10:24 am

Unless we act now, whistleblower John Kiriakou will be the first and only person to go to prison in connection to CIA torture. Please donate $10+ to put this ad on YouTube and recruit supporters from across the country to call on President Obama to pardon John Kiriakou. Why is the only American to go [...]

President Obama Should Pardon, Not Imprison CIA Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou

By: Friday January 18, 2013 12:52 pm

President Obama has opposed waterboarding as torture since the 2008 campaign – so why is he sending the man who helped shed light on that practice to prison? Former CIA officer John Kiriakou, who helped expose the Bush administration’s torture program, recently plead guilty to sharing the name of a colleague to journalists to use [...]

Libyan Factions Potentially Facing More Civil Conflict

By: Wednesday March 7, 2012 12:00 pm

After the US and our NATO allies provided a bunch of weapons and military aid to a diverse hodgepodge of Libyan militias, who mainly only agreed on the fact they didn’t like Muammar Gaddafi, it now appears they are having trouble getting along. From The Guardian: The Libyan leader, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, has vowed to [...]

In Libya, Actual Boots on the Ground Apparently Don’t Count as “Boots on the Ground”

By: Thursday March 31, 2011 5:54 pm

Since both President Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates have promised that the United States won’t put boots on the ground in Libya, it is important to look at what now apparently doesn’t count as American troops on the ground. This must mean that: American military personnel who end up on the ground in Libya [...]

Government Harassment of Journalists – Why WikiLeaks Is So Important

By: Friday February 25, 2011 8:10 am

This kind of harassment by the federal government is probably an extremely effective way to intimidate journalists and news organizations while really scare future potential whistleblowers. From Politico: Federal investigators trying to find out who leaked information about a CIA attempt to disrupt Iran’s nuclear program obtained a New York Times reporter’s three private credit [...]

McCain Wants To Create…The CIA!

By: Monday June 2, 2008 1:20 pm

Am I crazy, or did we already do almost 60 years ago what McCain wants to do?:

Sens. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) exchanged barbs this week challenging each other’s knowledge of events in Iraq. Obama charged that McCain, who supports Bush’s Iraq policy, had failed to learn from the administration’s mistakes, while McCain attacked Obama for not visiting the war zone for the past two years.

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