Kiriakou and Stuxnet: the danger of the still-escalating Obama whistleblower warThe only official punished for the illegal NSA program was the one who discussed it. The same is now true of torture
Jan. 28, 2013
Feminists Say It's 'Racist And Sexist' for Italians to Have Italian Babies
Washington Post Begs Readers: Please Stop Calling Us 'The Media'
Female Volunteers At Calais Jungle 'Having Sex With Multiple Refugees A Day'
Germany: Refugees Brag 'Africans Control The German Girls... We Are The Kings!'
Burlington Mall Shooter is Muslim Immigrant from Turkey
The permanent US national security state has used extreme secrecy to shield its actions from democratic accountability ever since its creation after World War II. But those secrecy powers were dramatically escalated in the name of 9/11 and the War on Terror, such that most of what the US government now does of any significance is completely hidden from public knowledge. Two recent events - the sentencing last week of CIA torture whistleblower John Kirikaou to 30 months in prison and the invasive investigation to find the New York Times' source for its reporting on the US role in launching cyberwarfare at Iran - demonstrate how devoted the Obama administration is not only to maintaining, but increasing, these secrecy powers.