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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Intelligence Community Whistleblowers!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, freedoms, whistleblowers, law, government, corruption, congress, americans, usa, news )

Cal
- 87 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
After the limitless and unscrupulous attacks on Snowden's character and Drake's freedom, too many future I.C. whistle-blowers are bound to remain silent without adequate protections when reporting wrongdoing.
Government Demands Whistleblower Organization's Encrypted Files
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: whistleblowers, POGO, encrypted files, VA, veterans oversight )

Nancy
- 100 days ago - pogo.org
The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) in-house watchdog has demanded that the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) turn over all information it has collected related to abuses and mismanagement at VA medical facilities, according to a subpoena...
Whistleblower Suit Alleges Corruption, Cronyism, and Affairs in Gov. Susana Martinez's Administration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, New Mexico, whistleblowers, lawsuit, Governor Susana Martinez, ethics, crime, corruption, government, dishonesty, politics, news )

Carrie
- 134 days ago - motherjones.com
A recently unsealed whistleblower lawsuit filed in New Mexico state court makes a series of explosive allegations against appointees of rising GOP star Gov. Susana Martinez, accusing high-ranking officials in her administration of public corruption,...
Inside the Mind of James Clapper
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Intelligence, CIA, NSA, James Clapper, constitution, media, journalists, whistleblowers, Congress, government, crimes, obama administration )

Angelika
- 208 days ago - firstlook.org
Clapper: "In the end, we will never ever be able to guarantee that there will not be an Edward Snowden or another Chelsea Manning because this is a large enterprise composed of human beings with all their idiosyncrasies."
Snowden - 'No Way I Can Come Home and Make My Case to a Jury'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Snowden, NSA, spying, surveillance, Obama, freedoms, constitution, americans, abuse, terrorism, national security, whistleblowers, spying, terrorists, data colletion, law, congress )

Angelika
- 240 days ago - rt.com
"One only need to look at the case of Thomas Drake to see how the government doesn't have a good history of handling legitimate reports of wrongdoing within the system," Mr. Snowden said.
NSA Whistleblower Thomas Drake Discusses Meeting Snowden & Most Critical Revelations From Him (So Far)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA, Secrecy, Edward Snowden, Surveillance, Whistleblowers, Privacy, Thomas Drake, Fourth Amendment, James Risen )

Judy
- 333 days ago - dissenter.firedoglake.com
We spent a number of hours with him talking about a whole range of subjects. He's truly a remarkable person, very centered, very engaging, has a wicked sense of humor, very up on world events--following everything he can in the U.S....
Tell the Justice Department You Won't Stand for Attacks on Press Freedom ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedom of the press, americans, ethics, constitution, whistleblowers, justice, Ortizgovernment )

Nancy
- 494 days ago - act.freepress.net
The government reportedly seized call logs and records from more than 20 AP phone lines in three sites, including the main AP phone inside the House of Representatives press gallery. The seizure's apparent goal is to expose and prosecute confidential...
Tell the White House: Stop Stonewalling and Fire Carmen Ortiz Already! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Aaron Swartz, americans, ethics, constitution, whistleblowers, justice, Ortiz )

Nancy
- 598 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
Tens of thousands of people have used the White House's petition site to demand that President Obama fire Aaron Swartz's prosecutor Carmen Ortiz -- easily surpassing the 25,000 signature threshold that's supposed to guarantee a response. Aaron died more
National Security Agency Whistleblowers William Binney, Kirk Wiebe, and Thomas Drake Give Dire Warning
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Security Agency, Thomas Drake, Kirk Wiebe, William Binney, whistleblowers, Eliot Spitzer, violation of constitution, Stellar Wind, Trailblazer, privacy, spying, Bluffdale, Utah )

Dandelion
- 858 days ago - current.com
"Not only did I discover the wheels had come off the existing vehicle, we were in an entirely new vehicle -- in absolute violation of the Constitution. I knew if I remained silent that I would be complicit to the subversion of our own Constitution."
"Spy Center" in Bluffdale, Utah, Inside the NSA's Largest and Most Expansive Secret "Domestic" Spy Center.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NDAA, Domestic Spying, Wiretapping, Whistleblowers, War on Terror )

Barbara
- 913 days ago - democracynow.org
Exposé in Wired Magazine reveals details about how the National Security Agency is quietly building the largest spy center in the country in Bluffdale. One of the most important stories of this era given that American's are losing rights at every turn.
House Panel Screw-Up Reveals Whistleblower Email Addresses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, whistleblowers )


- 2519 days ago - tpmmuckraker.com
Although the panel said it would not accept anonymous tips, it assured those who came forward that their identity would be held in the "strictest confidence." But in an email sent out today, the committee inadvertently sent the email addresses of all the
Special Truthout Report: Fraud & Corruption Cover-Ups in the State Department
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US State Department, State Department Inspector General, fraud, Iraq, corruption, cover-ups, whistleblowers, Henry Waxman )

RC
- 2558 days ago - truthout.org
Howard Krongard, the State Department Inspector General, is accused of interfering with & blocking numerous investigations into contracting fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan. Thanks to the brave whistleblowers who told Congressman Henry Waxman all about it!
   

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