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  • Isikoff Strikes Again

    01/23/2006 11:44:43 AM PST · by johnqueuepublic · 24 replies · 1,161+ views ^ | January 23, 2006 | PipeLineNewsStaff
    Isikoff Strikes Again January 23, 2006 - San Francisco, CA - - Lying Mike Isikoff - of Quran flushing fame - is back again, this time writing in the January 30 issue of Newsweak about another "threat" that U.S. intelligence poses to U.S. civil liberties - "The Other Big Brother - The Pentagon has its own domestic spying program. Even its leaders say the outfit may have gone too far." Prissy Issy writes - "The demonstration seemed harmless enough. Late on a June afternoon in 2004, a motley group of about 10 peace activists showed up outside the...
  • The Other Big Brother (Newsweak on "spying")

    01/22/2006 1:52:28 PM PST · by frankjr · 6 replies · 598+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 1/22/06 | Michael Isikoff
    The demonstration seemed harmless enough. Late on a June afternoon in 2004, a motley group of about 10 peace activists showed up outside the Houston headquarters of Halliburton, the giant military contractor once headed by Vice President Dick Cheney. They were there to protest the corporation's supposed "war profiteering." The demonstrators wore papier-mache masks and handed out free peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches to Halliburton employees as they left work. The idea, according to organizer Scott Parkin, was to call attention to allegations that the company was overcharging on a food contract for troops in Iraq. "It was tongue-in-street political theater," Parkin says....
  • I'm a Soldier, Not a Spy (Army Officer Commits Career Suicide in WaPo)

    12/30/2005 10:21:39 AM PST · by kristinn · 94 replies · 2,975+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Friday, December 30, 2005 | Lt. Col. Grant Doty
    As Americans take stock of the news that the government has been involved in domestic warrantless eavesdropping as well as surveillance of "potentially threatening people or organizations inside the United States," many people are troubled, including me. Although the government may be interested in my ACLU membership, my wife's participation in war protests or my affiliation with the liberal United Church of Christ, my real anxiety stems from the fact that I am a soldier and may now be under suspicion from my friends and neighbors. Specifically, given the information slowly leaking out of Washington, it may not be farfetched...
  • Is Military Creeping Into Domestic Law Enforcement?

    03/09/2004 12:33:05 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 186+ views
    Dow Jones Newswire ^ | 3/9/04 | Robert Block and Gary Fields - WSJ
    IN A LITTLE-NOTICED side effect of the war on terrorism, the military is edging toward a sensitive area that has been off-limits to it historically: domestic intelligence gathering and law enforcement. Several recent incidents involving the military have raised concern among student and civil-rights groups. One was a visit last month by an Army intelligence agent to an official at the University of Texas law school in Austin. The agent demanded a videotape of a recent academic conference at the school so that he could identify what he described as "three Middle Eastern men" who had made "suspicious" remarks to...