from Democracy Now!:
A new film directed by Robert Greenwald looks at four whistleblowers who had their lives practically destroyed after they went to the press with evidence of government wrongdoing. They are Michael DeKort, Thomas Drake, Franz Gayl and Thomas Tamm. Whistleblowers have come under unprecedented attack by the Obama administration. Evoking the Espionage Act of 1917, the administration has pressed criminal charges against no fewer than six government employees, more [...]
(NaturalNews) Two former high-ranking officials at the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), a federal bureaucracy that collects data and intelligence on foreign communications for national security purposes, have come forward with allegations that the NSA actively monitors Americans as well. According to testimonies from both Thomas Drake, a former NSA senior official, and Kirk Wiebe, a former NSA senior analyst, the agency actively monitors and collects intelligence on every single American as [...]
July 24, 2012
This is a shocking video confirming, by former NSA employees, what many of us probably suspected about the National Security Agency.
NSA whistle blowers Thomas Drake, former senior official; Kirk Wiebe, former senior analyst; and William Binney, former technical director, return to “Viewpoint” to talk about their allegations that the NSA has conducted illegal domestic surveillance. All three men are providing evidence in a lawsuit by the Electronic Frontier [...]
July 9, 2012
If America gets its hands on the WikiLeaks founder, they may go as far as execute him, a known National Security Agency whistleblower Thomas Andrews Drake told RT, adding that in the US, security has become a state religion.
An expert on electronic eavesdropping, Drake sacrificed his career to blow the whistle on perceived wrongdoings within the NSA. He was charged under the Espionage Act, though the charges were [...]
SOUTH HADLEY – Three prominent whistleblowers appearing at Mount Holyoke College Wednesday said exposing government misconduct has become more daunting during the Obama administration, despite the president’s assurances to the contrary.
The speakers – Daniel Ellsberg, best known for leaking the Pentagon Papers in 1971; Jesselyn Radack, author and former U.S. Justice Department lawyer; and Thomas Drake, former National Security Agency official targeted in an aborted espionage prosecution – said the [...]