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The Freedom 7 Are Beating Obama in Court by Kelley B. Vlahos -- Antiwar.com

The Freedom 7 Are Beating Obama in Court by Kelley B. Vlahos -- Antiwar.com | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

The Freedom 7 Are Beating Obama in Court

by Kelley B. Vlahos, August 14, 2012 Print This | Share This

While Congress was dickering over doomed amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the “Freedom 7″ have been quietly gaining the upper hand over the federal government.

In fact, their successes so far have been so underreported by the mainstream media that it is hardly known that this small but determined group of plaintiffs has managed to secure a temporary injunction against the controversial NDAA measure that allows for the indefinite military detention of U.S. citizens without trial in so-called terrorism cases.

 

MORE: http://original.antiwar.com/vlahos/2012/08/13/the-freedom-7-are-beating-obama-in-court/

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#FalseFlag #NDAA? Suspects in deputy killings linked to extremists

#FalseFlag #NDAA? Suspects in deputy killings linked to extremists | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

Suspects in deputy killings linked to extremists - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/suspects-deputy-killings-linked-extremists-005244499.html via @YahooNews

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At least some of the seven people arrested in a fatal shootout with Louisiana deputies have been linked to violent anarchists on the FBI's domestic terrorism watch lists, a sheriff said Saturday.


Detectives had been monitoring the group before Thursday's shootout in Laplace in which two deputies were killed and two more wounded, said DeSoto Parish Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle. His detectives and other law enforcement discovered the suspects were heavily armed adherents to an ideology known as the "sovereign citizens" movement.
The FBI has classified "sovereign citizens" as people who believe they are free from all duties of a U.S. citizen, like paying taxes. The FBI considers the group's members a danger for making threats to judges and law enforcement, using fake currency and impersonating police officers.

 

MORE: http://news.yahoo.com/suspects-deputy-killings-linked-extremists-005244499.html

 

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Chicago Cop Admits Taking Protection Money From Drug Dealers

Chicago Cop Admits Taking Protection Money From Drug Dealers | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
CBS Chicago | He took a bag containing cash and a court-authorized tracking device from a homeless man working as an FBI informant.

 

A Chicago police officer pleaded guilty Friday to stealing $5,200 in cash that he thought belonged to a drug dealer. But the money was really part of an undercover sting.

 

MORE: http://www.infowars.com/chicago-cop-admits-taking-protection-money-from-drug-dealers/?

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Fascist America: FBI/Secret Service Arrest Marine Brandon J. Raub

Fascist America: FBI/Secret Service Arrest Marine Brandon J. Raub | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

Alec Scheer

WeAre1776.org

August 17, 2012

Editor’s note: this is all of the factual information we have thus far. More to come.

A Brandon J. Raub, a marine, was arrested last night at approximately 7:30 P.M. by the FBI and Secret Service for posting a patriotic Facebook post. Here is a post from one of the members, John Jackson, in Brandon’s Facebook group “Richmond Liberty Movement” members providing all the information of the current situation:

Last night at approximately 7:30pm, Brandon J Raub, founder of the Richmond Liberty Movement, was arrested. When friends came home they witnessed Brandon being detained by the Police, FBI, and Secret Service, loads of vehicles on scene. Video exists of evidence showing Brandon being taken away. Friends and family asked what had happened, they were told they were tipped off that Brandon had “posts” on his FB that led them to believe he was a danger to others and/or himself. Brandon believes 9/11 was an inside job and questions the actions of government like most of us. Brandon is a level headed, logical, non violent, Marine veteran. He has no known history of being a menace or previously arrested. They were told he would be taken to jail for resisting arrest. They were told he needed to be mentally evaluated for PTSD (due to being a vet).

(He was also not read his rights according to his mom who was on the Josh Tolley show).

 

MORE: http://weare1776.org/1307/us-news/fascist-america-fbisecret-service-arrest-marine-brandon-j-raub/

 

 

VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaE5zChbC5w

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Louisiana Deputies Shot, Two Killed and Two Wounded in Ambush -

Louisiana Deputies Shot, Two Killed and Two Wounded in Ambush - | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press | Thursday, August 16, 2012

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St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff deputies examine a car with bullet holes at a crime scene where two sheriffs were killed and two wounded in an early morning shootout in St. John the Baptist Parish, west of New Orleans, in LaPlace, La. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)


Louisiana Deputies Shot and Killed in LaPlace - News - LawOfficer.com http://www.lawofficer.com/video/news/louisiana-deputies-shot-and-ki via @lawofficertweet


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LAPLACE, La. (AP) — Two sheriff's deputies in Louisiana were shot to death and two others were injured in an early morning shootout west of New Orleans, authorities said Thursday.

The sheriff in St. John the Baptist Parish said five people are in custody.

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Should Pres. Obama be Detained for Violating the NDAA? – Tenth Amendment Center Blog

Should Pres. Obama be Detained for Violating the NDAA? – Tenth Amendment Center Blog | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
The Tenther Grapevine...

If President Obama is supporting al-Qaeda, the Taliban, or associated forces, should he be subject to indefinite detention under the terms of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)?

As The New American has chronicled since it was first proposed, the NDAA purportedly authorizes the president of the United States to deploy the armed forces to apprehend and indefinitely detain anyone suspected of providing support to terrorists. Section 1021 of the NDAA reads in relevant part:

Congress affirms that the authority of the President to use all necessary and appropriate force pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force (Public Law 107-40; 50 U.S.C.1541 note) includes the authority for the Armed Forces of the United States to detain covered persons (as defined in subsection (b)) pending disposition under the law of war.

 

MORE: http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2012/08/should-pres-obama-be-detained-for-violating-the-ndaa/

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Lie Detector: Do Investigators have the Proper Training to Identify False Information? |

Lie Detector: Do Investigators have the Proper Training to Identify False Information? | | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
By Timothy Hardiman How can you tell when someone is lying? It's an age-old question for law enforcement officers and a skill that requires a high-level of training and practice to master.

 

MORE: http://inpublicsafety.com/2012/06/lie-detector-do-investigators-have-the-proper-training-to-identify-false-information/

 

The bigger question is how do you get Federal Investigators (FBI) to do their job? http://www.change.org/petitions/american-justice-or-fbi-cover-up# Stop me when I lie FBI.

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Reality Check: Obama Administration Refuses To Tell Judge If NDAA is Being Illegally Enforced?

Published on Aug 14, 2012 by BenSwannRealityCheck

Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at the fight between a federal judge and the Obama Administration over the NDAA's indefinite detention clause

 

MORE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZjXHjkzMD4&feature=player_embedded

 

YALiberty ‏@YALiberty

Remember when Obama said authorizing the #NDAA would "break with our most important traditions and values as a Nation"?http://bit.ly/NmJt1s

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Goldman Non-Prosecution: AG Eric Holder Has No Balls

Goldman Non-Prosecution: AG Eric Holder Has No Balls | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
Published on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by Rolling Stone Goldman Non-Prosecution: AG Eric Holder Has No Balls by Matt Taibbi

I’ve been on deadline in the past week or so, so I haven't had a chance to weigh in on Eric Holder’s predictable decision to not pursue criminal charges against Goldman, Sachs for any of the activities in the report prepared by Senators Carl Levin and Tom Coburn two years ago.

 

MORE: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/08/15-8#.UCvsS5v134Y.twitter

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What is a Whistleblower?

A whistleblower (whistle-blower or whistle blower)[1] is a person who tells the public or someone in authority about alleged dishonest or illegal activities (misconduct) occurring in a government department, a public or private organization, or a company. The alleged misconduct may be classified in many ways; for example, a violation of alaw, rule, regulation and/or a direct threat to public interest, such as fraud, health/safety violations, and corruption. Whistleblowers may make their allegations internally (for example, to other people within the accused organization) or externally (to regulators, law enforcement agencies, to the media or to groups concerned with the issues).

 

SEE ALSO: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistleblower

 

IF you go to the OSC or OIG your dead! The whole federal employee Whistleblower protection charade is a lie. Currently in the US Government there is no where to go for help. You can only walk away if your lucky. - Randy

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Family Research Council shooting leaves security guard wounded

Family Research Council shooting leaves security guard wounded | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

A security guard at a conservative Christian lobbying group housed in a busy downtown Washington office building was shot and injured late Wednesday morning, police say.

The shooting took place either near or at the offices of the Family Research Council, which is located at 801 G Street, about a block west of the Verizon Center.

The guard, who was shot in the arm, was conscious and breathing after the incident. A suspect, who ABC 7's Jennifer Donelan reports was led out of the building in handcuffs, is in custody.

 

MORE: http://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/08/chinatown-shooting-leaves-two-wounded-78851.html

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Justice for Randy L. Dixon Rivera & Family

Justice for Randy L. Dixon Rivera & Family | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

By Randy L. Dixon Rivera (Contact)

To be delivered to: US Department of Justice, DOJ 202-353-1555, Veterans Affairs, VA Office of Inspector General (202) 461-4720, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI (202) 324-3000, The Connecticut State House, The Connecticut State Senate, Governor Dan Malloy, The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama

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MORE: http://signon.org/sign/justice-for-randy-l-dixon

 

 

1st Petition: http://www.change.org/petitions/american-justice-or-fbi-cover-up#

 

 

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RevolutionTruth Panel – NDAA Lawsuit Q&A ~ RevolutionTruth Blogs

RevolutionTruth Panel – NDAA Lawsuit Q&A ~ RevolutionTruth Blogs | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
RevolutionTruth Blogs: Information by the people, for the people.

 

On August 2, 2012, RevolutionTruth hosted a live panel discussion with Carl Mayer, Bruce Afran, Daniel Ellsberg, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Tangerine Bolen (Host), David Segal, Kevin Gosztola, Michael Kelley, Laura Poitras, and Jacob Applebaum to discuss the current state of the ongoing Hedges v. Obama lawsuit against the US. Government regarding Section 1021 of the 2012 NDAA and answered audience questions. 


MORE: http://blogs.revolutiontruth.org/


Twitter: https://twitter.com/RevTruth

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Ralph Morelli ‏@nwo_analyst
Reality Check: Obama Administration Refuses To Tell Judge If NDAA is Being Illegally Enforced? http://www.fox19.com/story/19278682/reality-check-obama-administration-refuses-to-tell-judge-if-ndaa-is-being-illegally-enforced … #nwo #policestate #NDAA
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Black Swan • ‏@NewsVortex
RT @reason Surveillance Fourth Amendment Violations Admitted by Feds http://ow.ly/1lBO2Y
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http://www.fox19.com/story/19278682/reality-check-obama-administration-refuses-to-tell-judge-if-ndaa-is-being-illegally-enforced #nwo #policestate #NDAA http://darkpolitricks.com
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Terrorist Screening Center #NDAA

Terrorist Screening Center #NDAA | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

Supporting the front line against terrorism.

 

That’s what the Terrorist Screening Center, or TSC, is all about. Born out of the events of 9/11 and created in 2003, the TSC maintains the U.S. government’s consolidated Terrorist Watchlist—a single database of identifying information about those known or reasonably suspected of being involved in terrorist activity.

By supporting the ability of front-line screening agencies to positively identify known or suspected terrorists trying to obtain visas, enter the country, board aircraft, or engage in other activity, the consolidated Terrorist Watchlist is one of the most effective counterterrorism tools for the U.S. government.

 

MORE: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/nsb/tsc ;

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Must get real confusing with NDAA - Anyone is now a Terrorist?
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Agencies tamp down speculation over hollow-point ammo purchases

Agencies tamp down speculation over hollow-point ammo purchases | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
Obscure federal agencies triggered a firestorm of conspiracy theories this week after they put out orders for thousands of rounds of deadly hollow-point bullets. ...
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#NDAA - U decide...is this a Terrorist? The Truth by Brandon J Raub

#NDAA - U decide...is this a Terrorist? The Truth  by Brandon J Raub | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
The Truth by Brandon J Raub on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:00am ·  

America has lost itself.  We have lost who we truly are.  This is the land of the free and the home of the brave.  This is the land of Thomas Jefferson.  This is the land of Benjamin Franklin.  This is the land of Fredrick Douglas.  This is the land of Smedley Butler.  This is the land John F. Kennedy.  This is the land of Martin Luther King.  This is the land where the cowboy wins.  This is the land where you can start from the bottom and get to the top.  This is the land where regardless of you race and ethnicity you can suceed and build a better life for you and your family.  This is the land where every race coexists peacefully.  This is the land where justice wins.  This is the land where liberty dwells. This is the land where freedom reigns.  This is the land where we help the poor, and people help eachother.  This is land where people beat racism.

 

The federal reserve is wrong.  They have designed a system based off of gread and fear.  They designed a system to crush the middle class between taxes and inflation.  This is wrong, and it is unjust.  It is wrong.

 

We have allowed ourselves to be devieced and seduced by the powers of the printing press.  It is not a good system.  It discourages saving: the foundation for all stable economic activity.  The federal reserve is artificially manipulating interests rates and creating phony economic data.  This thing has decieved our entire nation.

 

They created it 1913.  They also created the income tax in 1913.  They encouraged the growth of debt so they can tax you on it.  There is interest on the debt.  Your government is in bed with these people.  They want to enslave you to the government so that they can control every aspect of your lives.  It is an empire based on lies.  They operate of greed and fear.

 

There is a better way.  It's called freedom.  Freedom is called a lot of things.  But there is a true meaning.  It means very simply that you have the right to do whatever you want as long as you are not infringing on the feedoms of other people.

 

I firmly believe that God set America apart from the other nations of the world.  He saved a place where people could come to to escape bad systems of goverment.  This system we have created works.  It really works.

 

There is evil going on all around the world.  The United States was meant to lead the charge against injustice, but through our example not our force.  People do not respond to having liberty and freedom forced on them.

 

Men and Women follow courage.  They follow leadership, and courage.  Our example has paved the way for people all around the world to change their forms of goverment.

 

Force is not the way because liberty is a powerful concept.  The idea that men can govern themselves is the basis for every just form of government. 

 

We can govern ourselves.  We do not need to be governed by men who want to install a one world banking system.  These men have machine hearts.  Machine and unnatural hearts.  They have blocked out the possibility of a better world.  They fear human progress.  They have monopolies on everything.

 

This life can be free and beautiful.  There are enough resources on this earth to support the world's population.  There are enough resources on this earth to feed everyone.  There is enough land for everyone to own their own land and farm, and produce their own energy.

 

These people have been hiding technology.  There are ways to create power easily.  There is technology that can provide free cheap power for everyone.  There are farming techniques that can feed the entire world.

 

They are controlling your media.  They have dumbed you down through your school systems.  They have systematically dismantled the constitution.  It is in rags.

 

The bill of rights is being systematically dismantled.  Men have spilled their blood for those rights.

 

Your sons and daughters, your brothers and sisters, and Americas best young men and women are loosing their limbs.  They are loosing their lives.  They are loosing the hearts.  They do not know why they are fighting.  They are killing.  And they do not know why.

 

They have done some extroadinary acts.  Their deeds go before them.  But these wars are lies.  They are lies.  They decieved our entire nation with terrorism.  They have gotten us to hand them our rights.  Our Rights!  Men died for those rights!

 

September Eleventh was an inside job.  They blew up a third building in broad daylight.  Building 7.

 

Your leaders betrayed you.

 

You elected an aristocracy.  They are beholden to special interests.  They were brainwashed through the Council on Foreign Relations.  Your leaders are planning to merge the United States into a one world banking system.  They want to put computer chips in you.

 

These men have evil hearts.  They have tricked you into supporting corporate facism.  We gave them the keys to our country.  We were not vigilant with our republic.

 

There is hope.  BUT WE MUST TAKE OUR REPUBLIC BACK.

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BREAKING NEWS: Fmr. Marine Arrested by FBI for Patriotic Facebook Posts!! SHARE EVERYWHERE!

Published on Aug 17, 2012 by TheJoshTolleyChannel

Former Marine Raub Brandon was taken by FBI and Secret Service last night (8/15/12) for his patriotic Facebook Posts. Now being held in mental hospital...DEVELOPING STORY!! SHARE EVERYWHERE! YOU ARE NEXT!

Video of the arrest!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLpChd1-8Q4&feature=player_embedded#!

Rep. Dan Gordon ‏@Rep_DanGordon
#NDAA is happening! Spread this far and wide! http://weare1776.org/1307/us-news/fascist-america-fbisecret-service-arrest-marine-brandon-j-raub/

 

Josh Tolley ‏@JoshTolley

Arrest for Facebook posts! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaE5zChbC5w @dailypaul @freedomforthwin @RonPaulFlix@RT24news @RLibertyCaucus #NDAA #Raub #RaubBrandon

 

 

NDAA 2012 ‏@NDAA2012
RT!!! This Marine needs our support! http://www.facebook.com/raub.brandon Listed as "Works at Ron Paul Revolution" WTF? kidnapped by the FBI? #NDAA

 

NDAA 2012 ‏@NDAA2012
BREAKING NEWS: Fmr. Marine Arrested by FBI for Patriotic Facebook Posts!...: http://youtu.be/YaE5zChbC5w via @youtube #NDAA #TrapWire

 

NDAA 2012 ‏@NDAA2012
Something went wrong the moment #NDAA was made into an unconstitutional law! (UN) Patriot Act too!

 

JUDGE KATHERINE FORREST was telling US all to W-T-F UP!!!!! #NDAA

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Police Investigating Rep. Kerry Gauthier for Alleged Criminal Act | Northland's NewsCenter: News, Weather, Sports | NBC, CBS, MyNetworkTV, and The CW for Duluth MN / Superior WI | Breaking News

Police Investigating Rep. Kerry Gauthier for Alleged Criminal Act | Northland's NewsCenter: News, Weather, Sports | NBC, CBS, MyNetworkTV, and The CW for Duluth MN / Superior WI | Breaking News | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
Duluth, MN (Northlands NewsCenter)-- Minnesota district 7B Representative Kerry Gauthier is at the center of a criminal investigation by Duluth police.


Updated Aug 15, 2012 at 6:27 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northlands NewsCenter)
-- Minnesota district 7B Representative Kerry Gauthier is at the center of a criminal investigation by Duluth police. This is a particularly sensitive situation right now as incumbent lawmaker Gauthier will face Republican challenger Travis Silvers in November.

Police will only confirm that Representative Gauthier involved in an incident the Thompson Hill rest stop last month.

 

MORE: http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/enews/breaking/Police-Investigating-Rep-Kerry-Gauthier-for-Alleged-Criminal-Act--166327866.html

 

Ann Barnhardt ‏@AnnBarnhardt

WashDC is a hive of sodomites and psychopaths. Congressman caught sodomizing 17 y.o. Boy at rest stop. #TaxStrikeNowhttp://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/enews/breaking/Police-Investigating-Rep-Kerry-Gauthier-for-Alleged-Criminal-Act--166327866.html …;

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The Increasing Threat of the Mexican Drug Cartel in the United States |

The Increasing Threat of the Mexican Drug Cartel in the United States | | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
By James Deater Recently there have been horrific events unfolding in small towns throughout the United States, where the loss of life has been unimaginable.
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Former special ops, cops and intel agents plan anti-Obama blitz

Former special ops, cops and intel agents plan anti-Obama blitz | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

The Obama team has been accused of running the dirtiest, most negative campaign in recent history, but starting today, according to some former intelligence and police officers, the Obama campaign staff may get a taste of their own medicine from men and women who have served on the frontlines of the war on terrorism.

An organization that represents former U.S. intelligence, military and law enforcement special operatives is planning a TV and radio media blitz beginning today that blasts President Barack Obama for his boasting and taking credit for the Navy SEALs mission that killed Osama bin Laden.

 

MORE: http://www.examiner.com/article/former-special-ops-cops-and-intel-agents-plan-anti-obama-blitz?CID=examiner_alerts_article

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Journalist Sentenced To Jail After Reporting School Police Brutality

Journalist Sentenced To Jail After Reporting School Police Brutality | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
Adam "Ademo" Mueller, co-host of radio show Free Talk Live and founder of CopBlock.org, was found guilty Monday of illegal wiretapping and sentenced to three months in jail.
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MCSO: 2 women involved in road rage chase; 1 fights with officer, urinates in squad car

MCSO: 2 women involved in road rage chase; 1 fights with officer, urinates in squad car | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
Two women were arrested Tuesday after a bizarre chain of events involving road rage, a scuffle with an off-duty officer and a chase in Montgomery County.
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Whistleblower Retaliation Creep - Government Accountability Project

Whistleblower Retaliation Creep - Government Accountability Project | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
Whistleblower Retaliation Creep by Jesselyn Radack on August 15, 2012 ( The Whistleblogger / 2012 )

Glenn Greenwald wrote yesterday about "secrecy creep"  – the retaliation against whistleblowers that has crept down from the White House into Executive branch agencies.

Whistleblowers have always been subjected to retaliation, but the retaliation used to be focused on marginalizing the whistleblower, shifting or eliminating the whistleblower's job duties, firing her, or yanking her security clearance. Now, with the Obama administration's war on whistleblowers, whistleblower retaliation includes polygraphs, systematic monitoring of whistleblowers' electronic activities, and prosecution under the Espionage Act – even at Executive agencies beyond the intelligence community.

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FBI Sting Lawsuit Blocked by "State Secrets" Doctrine

FBI Sting Lawsuit Blocked by "State Secrets" Doctrine | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it
The FBI can spy on you and block you from doing anything about it.

 

The case involves two key elements of the Obama administration's approach to national security: The use of FBI informants and fake terror plots and the aggressive use of the state secrets doctrine to keep its counterterrorism operations secret. As Trevor Aaronson reported in his award-winning story for the September/October 2011 issue of Mother Jones, "With three exceptions, all of the high-profile domestic terror plots of the last decade were actually FBI stings."

 

MORE: http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2012/08/fbi-sting-lawsuit-blocked-state-secrets-doctrine

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Surveillance Fourth Amendment Violations Admitted by Feds - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Surveillance Fourth Amendment Violations Admitted by Feds - Hit & Run : Reason.com | Criminal Justice in America | Scoop.it

J.D. Tuccille|Jul. 24, 2012 3:46 pm

This won't come as much of a shocker, but the federal government has, in a sideways fashion, admitted that electronic snooping conducted under the controversial Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act of 2008 (federal motto: roll-off-the-tongue is not our style) has sometimes violated the Fourth Amendment. I say sideways, because the news comes courtesy of a leaked letter to Senator Ron Wyden, from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, authorizing the privacy-championing legislator to make statements to that effect. And yes, you should find it creepy that an elected lawmaker needs a professional spook's permission to tell us that the government has screwed us over.

 

MORE: http://reason.com/blog/2012/07/24/surveillance-fourth-amendment-violations?

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Joe Wolverton ‏@TNAJoeWolverton
This is one of the most important stories of our time. #TrapWire http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/constitution/item/12473-trapwire-the-federal-govt-is-literally-watching-every-move-you-make#.UCsxMeAFKs8.twitter #NDAA #surveillance #freedomteam