1. Former NSA official on Obama admin. use of Espionage act


    ... Thomas Drake a former NSA official talked about his role as a whistleblower regarding secret ... with unclassified info. It was the Obama Administration that used the Espionage act as hammer on Thomas Drake ... blew the whistle under the Whistleblower Protection act - he then went to a reporter

  2. The information vacuum cleaner

    ... and deliver the data. Former NSA Director Admiral McConnell related during an interview ... of the information, however, is not military in nature -- political use of Echelon has brought the NSA under fire ... not be viewed as a friendly act by President Wilson and could spoil the intended political effect

  3. NSA whistleblower shines light on government secrecy

    ... the Espionage Act. Drake says the government aggressively went after him for exposing waste ... Former National Security Agency executive turned whistleblower Thomas Drake was charged under ... and illegality within the NSA. Drake is now a strong advocate for open government and continues to speak out

  4. Anti-NSA campaign reaches Capitol Hill


    ... With his official request for political asylum in Russia, NSA leaker Edward Snowden's true colors ... as the handler for the former NSA contractor. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was a fixture on Moscow-funded ... atrophied investigative skills " Of course, the NSA story was not an "Obama scandal," since

  5. NSA leaker Snowden: 'Hero' or 'cowardly traitor'?


    ... By Jerome Corsi and Garth Kant NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Is the former NSA contractor who ... calls made from CPAC and the NSA has their assignment log for the next year." "If the Obama ... in the 2014, former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton called Obama the nation's "biggest security threat

  6. Obama's plan to crackdown on whistleblowers

    ... Jonathan Landay: Experts say Obama Admin. "Insider Threat Program" unlikely to stop leaks and may

  7. NSA chief makes 'amazing' revelation


    ... , the former NSA contractor who revealed widespread NSA spying on Americans, as well as foreign citizens ... was disclosed to the White House as part of a review of surveillance programs ordered by Obama after NSA ... Intelligence James Clapper, following revelations in recent days that the NSA has been spying

  8. Odds changing: Our freedoms can survive Obama

    ... was charged with criminality and violating the Espionage Act by Barack Obama, exclaimed in an online ... and Skype" ("Leaker Charged With Violating Espionage Act," Scott Shane, the New York Times, June 22 ... ." Snowden is now looking for defense attorneys to deal with charges of violating the Espionage Act. But I

  9. Top Democrat clashes with NSA

    Patrick Leahy, Dianne Feinstein

    ... . Critics, including former NSA contractor James Snowden, who revealed the data-collection program ... of circumstances, according to theWashington Post. President Obama has also claimed the NSA does ... location. The NSA is supposed to use a variety of resources including IP addresses, public

  10. Administration's plan to bug America

    ... to secretly monitor computers. Key recovery has a big downside, according to a former top Clinton official ... the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The FBI letter to Reno states: "During the June 30, 1993, meeting ... her trusted Assistant Attorney General Hubbell to oversee the secret National Security Agency (NSA