USPACOM Army Officer Arrested for Sharing Nuclear Secrets with Chinese National Girlfriend

March 19, 2013 in News

KITV News | Benjamin P. Bishop, 59, is alleged to have romatic relationship with woman from China to whom he unlawfully shared documents relating to national defense and nuclear secrets.

Former Oversight Chief: U.S. Secrecy Policy Operates “as if Carroll, Orwell, Kafka were jointly conspiring”

March 18, 2013 in News

The Guardian | William Leonard, who oversaw state secrecy under George W Bush, says successive US presidents have abused system.

Sources Claim Justice Department OLC Memos for Targeted Killings Include Secret Protocols with Foreign Governments

February 23, 2013 in News

National Journal | Sources say Obama won’t release them because of classified agreements with foreign governments.

Spinning Criminal Offenses into War Provocations: Drones, Assassinations, and the Drug War

February 22, 2013 in News

The Future of Freedom Foundation | If terrorism can be treated as either a criminal offense or an act of war, at the discretion of the authorities, there is no inherent reason why drug offenses can’t be treated in the same manner.

White House Working Group Assembled To Combat “Online Extremism”

February 9, 2013 in News

Mark Rockwell Government Security News February 9, 2013   The White House is moving to blunt increasing use of the Internet by extremist groups, including Al Qaeda, to recruit new [...]

Drone Strikes Test Legal Grounds for War on Terror

February 8, 2013 in News

ProPublica | In his second inaugural address, President Barack Obama declared that “a decade of war is now ending.” White House press secretary Jay Carney later said there was “no question” that the U.S. conflict with al-Qaida…

Could a Military Coup Happen in the United States?

February 1, 2013 in News

Jacob Hornberger The Future of Freedom Foundation February 1, 2013   Uh, oh! The Egyptian people might well be learning a lesson about standing armies that America’s Founding Fathers tried [...]

Three Ways Obama Carried Bush’s Tyrannical Torch, in Just One Week

January 7, 2013 in News

Antiwar.com | If one were looking for a way to demonstrate how faithfully the Obama administration had carried on the legacy of the Bush administration, this past week takes the cake, and no, I’m not talking about making Bush tax cuts on the middle class permanent.

The National Security State’s Embrace of Dictatorships

December 30, 2012 in News

The Future of Freedom Foundation | Why is the U.S. government supporting the brutal dictatorship in Bahrain while opposing, say, the brutal dictatorship in Syria?

Sex and Violence: Petraeus bails after Benghazi, Broadwell SNAFU

November 27, 2012 in TOR TV

“Recorded as an addendum to my talk with Guillermo Jimenez from the previous episode of Traces of Reality Radio…”