Big Brother Is Watching — And So Are Lowly Bureaucrats and Contractors

By: Monday June 10, 2013 9:18 am

Many people are rightly focused on how the state as a whole could abuse the vast databases of information on regular Americans, but it should be noted that is not the only concern with such programs. Even if the “Government” acts in a mostly benign manner with this data, there is still the real danger [...]

Citizen Journalism and the Lamo-Manning Chat Logs

By: Wednesday December 29, 2010 11:25 am

I’m not sure why Wired editor Evan Hansen thinks FDL transcribing interviews and logging articles qualifies as “discrediting Lamo.” Lamo’s own words and actions are responsible for any indictment being made in the press, and Wired’s decision to sit on the chat logs makes them an active participant in whatever claims Lamo makes about their contents.

And if Hansen doesn’t think the credibility of the key source for Wired’s reporting on this story can hold up when simply compared to his own words, I’d say they’ve got bigger problems than Glenn Greenwald.

Glenn Greenwald Interview with Adrian Lamo Pt. I, 6-17-2010 (TRANSCRIPT AND AUDIO)

By: Tuesday December 28, 2010 7:09 am

Glenn Greenwald interviewed Adrian Lamo on 6/17/2010 for his article, The Strange and Consequential Case of Bradley Manning, Adrian Lamo and Wikileaks. In the interview Lamo contradicts numerous things he says in other interviews — significantly, he says he contacted authorities “the day after” he began chatting with Manning (May 22). Many thanks to bmull for transcribing it.

Glenn Greenwald: What Obama Could Do Now

By: Friday October 15, 2010 7:05 am

I’ve been asking people what Obama could do now, without needing the approval of Congress, to address many of the serious problems facing the country.

Glenn Greenwald:

A Battle of Ideologies, Not Cults of Personality

By: Wednesday September 29, 2010 1:17 pm

The primary value of Peter Daou’s piece on liberal bloggers yesterday was that it named names, and it gave outlets like Politico an excuse to link to something. Although journalists won’t say so publicly because they’ve been told such things “off the record,” they well know who gets under the skin of people at the [...]

Glenn Greenwald, Dylan Ratigan & Me on the “Professional Left”

By: Wednesday August 11, 2010 2:23 pm

On MSNBC today, I talked about the “professional left” with fellow Robert Gibbs-irritants Glenn Greenwald and Dylan Ratigan. Gibbs, with his contempt for the “Canadian health care system,” is merely reflecting the attitude of a White House that marched into the health care debate committed to giving corporate “stakeholders” everything they wanted in exchange for [...]

Now It Can Be Told: The Democratic Party is the War Party

By: Friday July 2, 2010 2:31 pm

I’m glad the DNC decided to clear something up for me. You might sometimes mistakenly think the Democratic Party is not about endless wars with no clear goals or defined victory. Well, this news release from the DNC about Michael Steele’s statement that history proves an outside army can’t pacify Afghanistan should completely dissuade you [...]

Glenn Greenwald & Dylan Ratigan on Targeting American Citizens for Assassination

By: Monday June 28, 2010 2:27 pm

Obama’s top Terrorism adviser John Brennan recently suggested that there could be “dozens” of Americans who have been targeted for assassination, and  Glenn Greenwald appeared on the Dylan Ratigan show today to discuss the implications. Ratigan asked Glenn Greenwald if Obama’s actions create “a massive cognitive dissonance that actually allows him to get away with [...]

How Blanche Lincoln Is Not Like Norma Rae

By: Thursday June 10, 2010 8:40 am

The commentary regarding the Lincoln/Halter race continues, ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. Glenn Greenwald: “What happened in this race also gives the lie to the insufferable excuse we’ve been hearing for the last 18 months from countless Obama defenders:  namely, if the Senate doesn’t have 60 votes to pass good legislation, it’s not [...]

Glenn Greenwald and Eliot Spitzer on the Gaza Flotilla

By: Wednesday June 2, 2010 7:39 am

You don’t often get a piece of cable TV this good, so it’s worth transcribing and posting in its entirety. Yesterday, two Netanyahu propagandists appeared on MSNBC prior to Glenn Greenwald, painting a picture of the flotilla raid that was so grossly distorted it was unrecognizable as the incident that is being rightfully condemned around [...]