Eric Holder’s Off the Record Meetings with The Press

May 31, 2013 in News

Lucy Steigerwald | Today Attorney General Eric Holder held a meeting — the second of three — with journalists from high-profile organizations including the ABC, The Wall Street Journal, and POLITICO, in order to discuss how to placate them during any potential, future Department of Justice wiretapping.

NSA Whistleblower: The US enveloped by “soft tyranny”

May 29, 2013 in News

Josh Peterson | Drake explained to TheDC that he sees a “soft tyranny” enveloping the United States through the federal government’s targeting of journalists and their sources. Such a fear of speaking to the press, he said, interferes with the freedom of association…

Giraldi: “The New World Order is Unimpeachable”

May 23, 2013 in News

Philip Giraldi | Sinclair Lewis once wrote that if fascism ever comes to the United States it will be wrapped in the American flag and carrying a cross. Lewis might have been describing our contemporary “political Christians,” the mostly evangelicals who believe that Washington has a manifest destiny…

Obama DOJ formally accuses journalist in leak case of committing crimes

May 20, 2013 in News

Glenn Greenwald | It is now well known that the Obama justice department has prosecuted more government leakers under the 1917 Espionage Act than all prior administrations combined – in fact, double the number of all such prior prosecutions. But as last week’s controversy…