Skip to comments.Obama Has Sentenced Whistleblowers to 10x the Jail Time of All Prior U.S. Presidents Combined
Posted on 10/18/2014 7:03:18 AM PDT by combat_boots
James Risen, an Investigative Journalist, and veteran New York Times Reporter, is now another name on the list of Journalists being prosecuted by the Obama Administration. Risen, whose reporting on warrantless wiretapping was published in 2006, is now facing jail time for the same material that earned him a Pulitzer Prize.
According to Democracy Now, Risens original story was supposed to be published in the New York Times prior to the Presidential election in 2004. However, the report was not published until 2006, because Risen was under government pressure, due to the fact that his article could have had an effect of the outcome between candidates George W. Bush and John Kerry.
(Excerpt) Read more at benswann.com ...
Journalists supported the dictator and look what they got in return
I doubt Rosen supported this dictator
James Rosen, James Risen...
What makes you think that?
Obama sucks, but we shouldn’t simply blame Obama because that gives us a dangerous risk. When he is gone, we will feel like its “all better”” now.
The unpleasant truth is that in post 9/11 for all his good intentions which i’ll just give him, Bush created the structure of a police state. He started to use it too.
Obama came along and police state was the norm for the government he walked into, and he kicked it into high gear.
Which next president will ease off of surveillance and prosecution of journalists who expose government crimes against the constitutional republic? Hillary? Romney? Fauxcahontas? Ryan? Santorum? I cant think of any who are candidates. Have hopes for Cruz, but DC seems to corrupt nearly everyone into accepting the company line.
I cannot think of anyone who will disband Homeland security, or truly restrict the NSA and CIA.
Transparency is the Tyrant’s and the EXEMPTs’ release
of YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS.
Now, does this sentence mean the excerpts came directly from the CIA , or the excerpts from the book did? I suspect it's the excerpts from the book, although "2000" is in Toon's time so it could be the blue prints; if so ,it's treasonous. That's not "whistle-blowing," that's treason.That's what Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for.
Rand Paul. I do not support him (too many question marks there), but the answer to this problem is Rand Paul.
Do you think the President has committed treason?
Well, obola is 10X more likely to have used his phone and pen to create/facilitate programs that should have had the whistle blown on them.
The benefit of a Fascist Regime is the bureaucrats never go to jail, only, the civilians who have to obey their orders. However, it is never tolerated, that, someone on the inside tells what is going on.
Your observation on “unpleasant truth” is on the money.
Each Administration or Branch operates with an established, basic SOP with attendant options. Thus whether a new law, weaselly interpretation of old law or an EO, it boils down to trusting the elected official.
One component of a solution may be requiring unambiguous “sunset clauses” written into laws or EO’s that appear at odds with the Constitution.
Boiled down to the dregs, I don’t trust any politician in an outhouse with a muzzle on. Even if proven wrong, I still advise keeping one eye on them if not assign a minder.
It depends on what his dealings and associations are with Muslim Brotherhood, I guess. If he’s in some sort of quid pro quo with them, yes. But the case discussed here doesn’t have anything to do with that.
Which one? Or ones?
I was just thinking of the irony of the article, considering the words and actions of the current President and many of his administration.
That’s pretty impressive for a guy who does nothing but golf...and attack his political enemies.
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