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4 posts tagged with BarackObama by AElfwine Evenstar.
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The War on Whistleblowers

The year 2009 began a disturbing new trend: the criminalization of whistleblowing. The Obama administration has pursued a quiet but relentless campaign against the news media and their sources. This Article focuses on the sources who, more often than not, are whistleblowers. A spate of “leak” prosecutions brought under the Espionage Act has shaken the world of whistleblower attorneys, goodgovernment groups, transparency organizations, and civil liberties advocates. The Obama administration has prosecuted five criminal cases under the Espionage Act, which is more than all other presidential administrations combined. [more inside]
posted by AElfwine Evenstar on Aug 15, 2012 - 32 comments

Injunction junction, what's your function?

Late last year Congress passed, and the President signed, the NDAA FY 2012. Many people and organizations protested claiming that some provisions in the NDAA could be interpreted in such a way as to allow for the indefinite detention of American citizens by the military. On January 13th a complaint was filed contesting the provisions. Now, Judge Katherine B. Forest has blocked enforcement of the controversial provisions. The government has filed a motion for reconsideration. [more inside]
posted by AElfwine Evenstar on May 29, 2012 - 68 comments

Rabble-rousing

Why I’m Suing Barack Obama [more inside]
posted by AElfwine Evenstar on Mar 28, 2012 - 98 comments

"You're in good hands and Gibbs will call last question."

Press Briefing with President Obama and President Clinton (SLYT)
posted by AElfwine Evenstar on Dec 10, 2010 - 120 comments

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