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Edward Snowden is a heroic whistleblower

Edward Snowden, 29 years old, had top level access to NSA information, and he leaked some of it.  Basically he pulled a Bradley Manning, only Edward Snowden’s clearance to government intelligence was on a much higher level.  This is a guy who is obviously highly intelligent with a promising and successful career at the top … Continue reading Edward Snowden is a heroic whistleblower

Mary Jo White: A Disastrous Choice For Chairmen Of The SEC

President Obama nominated Mary Jo White as chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Mary served for nearly a decade as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York.  She specialized in prosecuting white collar crimes, a reason cited by White House officials that she would be essential as a regulator and administrator for implementing … Continue reading Mary Jo White: A Disastrous Choice For Chairmen Of The SEC

Sarah Palin, Crazy, I know, Still Has A Political Platform

I thought the GOP realized that Sarah Palin was poison for their brand.  She’s become a national joke.  Last I checked, and its been a while, her approval rating was around 29%. Here’s a grueling 29 minutes and 31 second video of Sarah Palin delivering a speech at the 2013 CPAC.  There’s also the ‘pleasure’ … Continue reading Sarah Palin, Crazy, I know, Still Has A Political Platform

Gavin Newsom: ‘The War On Drugs Is An Abject Failure’

Gary Newsom, the Lieutenant Governor of California, came out with some fighting words against the war on drugs. Gary Newsom quotes from a huffingtonpost article on March 11, 2013 “It’s disappointing,” the former San Francisco mayor said to host Josh Zepps of the Obama administration’s renewed crackdown on California’s medical cannabis operations. “The fact that we’re having raids, … Continue reading Gavin Newsom: ‘The War On Drugs Is An Abject Failure’

Whistleblower Bradley Manning Pleads Guilty

On Thursday, 28 February in the United States of America, the integrity of whistleblower Bradley Manning was on display again to the American justice system. Manning admitted in a statement to court, that he first approached other major media outlets in the USA to release the files. His goal at the time was to release … Continue reading Whistleblower Bradley Manning Pleads Guilty