Tag: Edward Snowden

Jul 10

Enter Stage Right: the Clintons

In Brief—Put on your Wellingtons and join the author for a walk through the muck of small-time politics in Arkansas to the knee-deep muck of ego-driven ugliness of Washington D.C. Tell a Bigger Lie and It’s Politics— “Why in the world did you move to Sweden?” I’ve been asked this question many times, and the …

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May 18

Snowden, Greenwald, Poitras and More

In Brief—Democracy is even now being stolen from us by the purportedly well-meaning but overreaching American government. Overreaching is bad enough, but unconstitutional illegality is part of their conscious modus operandi. The excuse used is that they are protecting us from terrorists; the reality is that they are stealing our democracy along with our privacy. …

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Feb 06

U.S. v. Snowden—A Fantasy

In Brief— A fantasy about the political machinations that lead to the capture and trial of whistleblower Edward Snowden. Based on events that have happened and are about to happen, this fantasy has all the elements of the world we live in today. —————————————————————————————————————————————————-  Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, February 6-23, 2014.   Having …

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Aug 24

The Pillorying of Bradley Manning

Thirty-five Years!  Isn’t thirty-five years in prison more than a little excessive? This is the sentence handed down on August 21 this year by the military judge in the court martial of  whistleblower Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning. The prosecutors argued for almost double that number of years in prison, but the military judge in her …

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