In recent months there has been a visible struggle in the media to come to grips with the leaking, whistle-blowing and hacktivism that has vexed the United States military and the private and government intelligence communities. This response has run the gamut. It has involved attempts to condemn, support, demonize, psychoanalyze and in some cases [Read more…]
During the 2008 campaign candidate Obama welcomed and honored those who blew the whistle on governmental waste, fraud and abuse. But as is true in all things Obama, what he said then shares no relationship to his actions now.
This weeks “Listening Post” reports on the Obama White House war on journalists and whistleblowers speaking in depth to whistleblower Jesselyn Radack.
Four years ago, on the campaign trail, candidate Barack Obama shared his views on whistleblowers. He said: “Often the best source of information about waste, fraud and abuse in government is a government employee committed to public integrity, willing to speak out. Such acts of courage and patriotism … should be encouraged rather than stifled.” [Read more…]
“Whistle blowers changing governments around the globe, Charlie Sheen interviewing the Libyan embattled ruler Muammar Gaddafi, Latest footage of China’s Wen Jiabao taking to the UK, court date for Julian Assange the founder of Wikileaks associate and much more are reviewed in this episode of Double Standards.” – PressTV
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And then there is this post by Gordon Duff – WIKILEAKS A FRAUD – Assange
RUN BY PRESS FOR ISRAEL
CHUTZPAH: PROMISE TO STOP WORKING FOR ISRAEL
“FOOL ME ONCE, SHAME ON YOU, FOOL ME TWICE….”
By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/SeniorEditor
Today, Julian Assange admitted that Wikileak material had been chosen by the press, not an independent organization after all. Wikileaks, in effect, admitted that it has always been a front for what Helen Thomas refers to as the Zionist controlled media. Assange, in a childish attempt at “spin” blamed the press for having too many “sensitivities ” Israel and making Wikileaks look bad.
The only reason we needed Wikileaks in the first place is that the press failed so utterly. Is it any secret that Assange turned total control of Wikileaks over to the press, the people who gave him “rock star” status? How utterly sick.
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