Tag Archives: wikileaks
President Obama cranks up the Bush era abuse of power
After the terror attacks of 9/11/2001 changed the world, it wasn’t long before the promise of security overran the promise of liberty. Suddenly Americans were perfectly willing to have people suspected of involvement in terrorism picked up off the street and whisked away to a secret hiding place, never to be seen or heard from […]
Will the US Government go Ex Post Facto on WikiLeaks?
Julian Assange has become one of the US Federal Government’s most wanted men. With the release of US Diplomatic Cables on his media site, WikiLeaks, and the subsequent worldwide news coverage of the story politicians from across the spectrum have already tried and convicted him of heinous, yet unnamed crimes. Former Alaska Governor turned all […]
Is WikiLeaks a Terrorist Organization?
When I read this morning that Representative Peter King was quoted as saying that the United States should classify WikiLeaks as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, I chuckled and shook my head. I’m accustomed, as I’m sure we all are, to hearing or reading about one Congressman or another’s emotional outbursts after some high profile event. I […]