Wikileaks is back in the headlines with the release of a secret document containing the negotiated text within the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership. You can read the released text here, but unless you are willing to sift through endless amounts of legal jargon, you might not be able to understand how this is effects you […]Read More Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement and the power of leaks
Dear PFC. Bradley Manning, Your honor and your courage has truly inspired me. I became interested in the truth when I was younger; I became semi-serious about the truth when I became a writer; and–now–I am completely serious about the truth today, thanks to you. You have inspired me to be a journalist. I believe […]Read More Letter to Bradley Manning
As per http://wikileaks.org/Statement-from-Edward-Snowden-in.html?snow Monday July 1, 21:40 UTC One week ago I left Hong Kong after it became clear that my freedom and safety were under threat for revealing the truth. My continued liberty has been owed to the efforts of friends new and old, family, and others who I have never met and probably […]Read More Statement from Edward Snowden at Moscow
Okay as soon I read about this, I knew I had to give my two cents. If you are a regular reader of this blog then chances are you probably know what I’m about to say which is that this is a load of donkey crap. Well, maybe not in those exact words, but still… […]Read More Nothing to see here! Army blocks military access to NSA leaks.
I don’t know if I even really have to reference this. Just turn on any major news network and all you will find is hate for Edward Snowden and love of Big Brother. The parallels to the book 1984 by George Orwell are almost comical now. Forget all the stuff about the NSA, just look […]Read More The Anti-Snowden Smear Campaigns
Julian Assange, along with Glenn Greenwald, Amy Goodman, and others, have filed suit demanding that journalists be given access to proceedings that are secretive and unconstitutional. I don’t think the US Government intends to open this trial up even if the Queen of England sued. Perhaps the plaintiffs have the view that any publicity they […]Read More Suit and Helplessness: How to Avoid Apathy
In addition to the secret testimony of John Doe, there will be three other secret witnesses for the trial of Bradley Manning called 1, 11, and 22 and their testimony will be classified as ‘Secret’. Their testimony will concern the so-called ‘CIA Red Cell Memos’ which are titled Afghanistan: Sustaining Western Support for Nato-Led Mission: […]Read More Secret Witnesses in Bradley Manning Trial
I don’t care if its the state of our country or the state of World Wrestling Entertainment: you can make deductions based on certain patterns of behavior. I’m assuming if you’re reading this blog, you have at least a basic understanding of the patterns that are emerging from our government i.e. a willingness and ability […]Read More There is no hope. . .except for hope