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  • Fraud case leaves PharMerica whistle-blower bitter, seeking new career

    05/25/2015 5:39:07 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 5-25-15 | Bruce Vielmetti
    Jennifer Buth thought being a pharmacist would be a challenging, well-paid, respected profession that would let her help people safely manage pain and illness. She also quickly learned the dark side of the job. Shortly after returning to Wisconsin from Florida with a doctorate in pharmacy, Buth was robbed twice in a month. When Walgreens wouldn't transfer her to a different store, she quit. She found work at a Sam's Club pharmacy, then was recruited to PharMerica's Pewaukee operation, where the national firm filled prescriptions for institutions such as nursing homes. As the managing pharmacist, she earned six figures and...
  • Lawmaker wants expanded subpoena power to catch waste, fraud, abuse

    03/30/2015 10:26:15 AM PDT · by knarf · 9 replies
    PA Independent ^ | March 30, 2015 | Andre Staub
    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A freshman state lawmaker wants to give the Pennsylvania House of Representatives more power by affording all standing committees and subcommittees subpoena power.
  • Lynch admits she had whistleblower's evidence on banksters

    03/27/2015 11:44:06 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    wnd ^ | 3/27/15 | Jerome R. Corsi
    NEW YORK – President Obama’s attorney-general nominee, Loretta Lynch, admitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee that her investigators in the money-laundering probe of HSBC were aware of evidence compiled by whistleblower John Cruz but she chose, nevertheless, not to bring criminal charges. Lynch provided written answers to questions submitted by committee chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, in a document posted on the panel’s website dated Feb. 18. As WND reported, Lynch’s confirmation vote in the Senate initially was postponed after Sen. David Vitter, R-La., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, opened the investigation of Lynch’s role in the HSBC...
  • Federal judge blasts DOJ lawyers in case of ATF whistle-blower

    03/26/2015 8:53:15 AM PDT · by thirst4truth · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 29, 2015 | William La Jeunesse, Maxim Lott
    Jay Dobyns is suing the Department of Justice, claiming it retaliated against him and damaged his reputation after he blew the whistle on the ATF's treatment of agents. (Fox Business News) A federal judge angrily accused Justice Department attorneys in newly unsealed documents of "fraud upon the court" by intimidating a witness in a case involving a former Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent who alleges the agency trashed his reputation. Judge Francis Allegra, who was appointed to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in 1998 by President Bill Clinton, is presiding over a suit brought by former...
  • Gallup CEO: I May “Suddenly Disappear” For Telling Truth About Obama Unemployment Rate (Video)

    Gallup CEO Jim Clifton told CNBC he might “suddenly disappear” for telling the truth about the Obama unemployment rate. The real Obama unemployment rate has never recovered and is still above 10%. Years of unending news stories on U.S. government programs of surveillance,rendition and torture have apparently chilled the speech of even top business executives in the United States. Yesterday, Jim Clifton, the Chairman and CEO of Gallup, an iconic U.S. company dating back to 1935, told CNBC that he was worried he might “suddenly disappear” and not make it home that evening if he disputed the accuracy of what...
  • Federal judge blasts DOJ lawyers in case of ATF whistle-blower

    01/29/2015 11:23:41 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan 29 2015 | William La Jeunesse, Maxim Lott
    A federal judge angrily accused Justice Department attorneys in newly unsealed documents of "fraud upon the court" by intimidating a witness in a case involving a former Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent who alleges the agency trashed his reputation. Judge Francis Allegra, who was appointed to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in 1998 by President Bill Clinton, is presiding over a suit brought by former ATF agent Jay Dobyns against the government agency, which he claims retaliated against him and damaged his reputation. Dobyns infiltrated Hell's Angels and worked on cases involving the Aryan Brotherhood and...
  • New whistleblower claims fraud at Census (Obama admin took-over Census and Treasury)

    11/11/2014 3:48:44 AM PST · by Liz · 29 replies
    NY POST ^ | 11/10/14 | JOHN CRUDELE
    CRUDELE: I began investigating when I was told Census data collectors were inventing interviews....and of possible financial mis-doings on contracts, expenses, maybe even pension funds. Four of the six Census regions apparently falsified economic data. Philadelphia, NY, Atlanta, LA, Chicago and Denver Census Offices have million dollar tax-paid budgets w/ little oversight. A couple weeks ago, the whistleblower — Ivan Irizarry, lead scientist at Census’ Demographic Statistical Methods Division — came to me out of frustration. The UofM contract was never put up for competitive bid....and was the most costly and most interesting: Robert Groves, who was picked by President...
  • Whistleblower: VA Superiors Tried to 'Shut Me Up' After Fox News Interview

    10/23/2014 6:17:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    fox news insider ^ | 10/23/14 | fox
    A VA whistleblower who spoke out in an interview with Neil Cavuto says he's faced harassment and retaliation for going public with his allegations about the lack of medical care for veterans.
  • Secret Service head in hot seat after White House breach details revealed

    09/30/2014 4:31:10 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 72 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 9-30-2014 | FoxNews.com
    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will face questions about how an armed intruder jumped the White House fence and made it as far as the East Room when she testifies before a House committee on Tuesday. Sources confirmed to Fox News on Monday that 42-year-old Omar Gonzalez overpowered a Secret Service officer in the Sept. 19 incident -- this led to a struggle and "wrestling" inside the executive mansion as he darted through. Gonzalez was eventually tackled by a counter-assault agent in the East Room after he reached the doorway to the Green Room, a parlor overlooking the South Lawn....
  • CDC whistleblower makes statement regarding cover up of relationship of MMR and autism

    08/28/2014 8:24:02 AM PDT · by mgist · 89 replies
    Morgan Verkamp ^ | 8/27/14 | William Thompson
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-AUGUST 27,2014 STATEMENT OF WILLIAM W. THOMPSON, Ph.D., REGARDING THE 2004 ARTICLE EXAMINING THE POSSIBILITY OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MMR VACCINE AND AUTISM My name is William Thompson. I am a Senior Scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where I have worked since 1998. I regret that my coauthors and I omitted statistically significant information in our 2004 article published in the journal Pediatrics. The omitted data suggested that African American males who received the MMR vaccine before age 36 months were at increased risk for autism. Decisions were made regarding which findings to report...
  • For whistleblowers, a bold move can be followed by one to department basement

    08/04/2014 9:51:27 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8-4-14 | David A. Fahrentold
    PHOENIX — On her 71st workday in the basement, Paula Pedene had something fun to look forward to. She had an errand to run, up on the first floor. “Today, I get to go get the papers. Exciting!” she said. “I get to go upstairs and, you know, see people.” The task itself was no thrill: Retrieve the morning’s newspapers and bring them back to the library of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital. The pleasure was in the journey. Down a long, sunlit hallway. Back again, seeing friends in the bustle of the hospital’s main floor. Then, Pedene got back...
  • Meet the SEC's 6,500 Whistleblowers

    07/29/2014 6:08:51 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    WSJ online ^ | 7-29-14 | Maxwell Murphy
    What do four adult entertainers, 138 engineers, a handful of pilots and a pastor have in common? They all think they have hot tips about an alleged financial fraud. They are also among the more than 6,500 people who have offered confidential information under the whistleblower program of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The agency set up the program in mid-2011 with hopes of eliciting dirt on corporate wrongdoers. It offers a bounty of up to 30% of penalties for any monetary sanctions the agency extracts that exceed $1 million. The potential windfall has attracted tips from at least 68...
  • My Remarks on New Proposed EPA Power Plant Regulations at ICCC9 (EPA Whistleblower)

    07/21/2014 11:33:39 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 1 replies
    Carlin Economics and Science ^ | July 18, 2014 | Alan Carlin
    On July 8 I received the Climate Science Whistleblower Award at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change sponsored by the Heartland Institute and other cosponsoring organizations held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following are remarks I prepared for my acceptance statement:~~snip~~I wrote my negative comments on the Endangerment Finding support document because I believed EPA was using bad science ... But it is very encouraging to find that others agree with my decision to do so, which EPA clearly did not. My offending comments to EPA led to my being immediately muzzled at the same time that Obama was...
  • Whistleblower alleges VA benefit application purge

    07/07/2014 4:55:54 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    ap ^ | June 29, 2014
    Federal investigators are probing a whistleblower's allegations that applications for veterans seeking health care benefits may have been improperly purged from the VA's Health Eligibility Center in suburban Atlanta. Eligibility Center program specialist Scott Davis .. that health benefit applications for more than 10,000 veterans may have been improperly purged from ... Davis said the VA placed him on paid administrative leave after he filed the complaints
  • WASHINGTON: ObamaCare whistleblower claims retaliation, Republicans cry foul

    06/27/2014 3:06:01 PM PDT · by Linda Frances · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/27/2014 | Dan Springer
    "If a judge is told by a party to decide his cases in a certain way, or one party can threaten the judge’s job if the case is not decided in that party’s favor, then this central pillar of our democratic society is corroded,” Petersen said at a recent hearing called by the Senate Law and Justice Committee.
  • Video: VA whistleblower claims supervisors forced her to keep secret wait list

    06/26/2014 7:47:20 AM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    Hot air ^ | on June 26, 2014 | Ed Morrissey
    More whistleblowers are coming forward from the VA, but this woman from North Carolina gives a special insight into the way that wait-list fraud propagated within the system. Paulene DeWenter makes clear that the use of secret wait lists was no spontaneously-occurring method for front-line workers to deal with overstressed resources, but a deliberate strategy employed by VA management. DeWenter tells WITN that her boss told her to use the secret wait list method, or else she would buy DeWenter a bus pass — one way out of town ... DeWenter blew the whistle after one of the patients on...
  • CNN: Whistleblower: VA Changed Records To Make Dead Patients Appear To Be Alive

    06/24/2014 5:49:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/24/14 | CNN
    CNN: Whistleblower: VA Changed Records To Make Dead Patients Appear To Be Alive (June 24, 2014)
  • Benghazi’s Most Important Whistleblower Just Came Forward

    06/16/2014 9:35:00 AM PDT · by george76 · 40 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | June 15, 2014
    Benghazi’s biggest whistleblower just came forward. Her name is Cindy Lee Garcia and she has revealed that the producer of the video the Obama administration blamed for the Benghazi attacks admitted to her that he is a Muslim. This is a game changer. It means that the narrative we’ve been fed – that filmmaker Nakoula Basseley Nakoula was a Coptic Christian is not only false but also a blood libel against Christians. ... what Benghazi was all about. It was agitprop (agitation / propaganda to push communism), a vehicle to be used by the Obama administration to launch an all...
  • Explosive accusations against Evans Police Dept. in Ashley Fallis death investigation

    06/17/2014 9:28:45 AM PDT · by SpeakerToAnimals · 14 replies
    KDVR Fox 31 Denver ^ | Justin Joseph
    Eight weeks after police reopened the investigation into Ashley Fallis’ 2012 death, there are more questions and new accusations of misconduct concerning the Evans Police Department.snip“They will do whatever it takes to solve a crime the way they want to solve it,” said the former officer. “If you complain and tell the truth against the culture you’re retaliated against. If you’re asked questions and if you’re caught at something you deny, deny, deny."
  • Whistleblower alleges VA clinic is destroying evidence

    05/19/2014 9:44:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/19/14 | Kristina Won
    A whistleblower is alleging that a Veterans Affairs clinic in Albuquerque, N.M., is destroying evidence of a secret waiting list for veterans seeking care. “The ‘secret wait list’ for patient appointments is being either moved or was destroyed after what happened in Phoenix,” a doctor who works at the Albuquerque VA hospital told The Daily Beast. “Right now...there is an eight-month waiting list for patients to get ultrasounds of their hearts. Some patients have died before they got their studies. It is unknown why they died, some for cardiac reasons, some for other reasons," the doctor said. Among the veterans
  • Exclusive: VA Scandal Hits New Hospital

    05/19/2014 9:05:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 18, 2014 | Jacob Siegel
    Veterans with serious heart conditions, gangrene, and even brain tumors waited months for care at the Albuquerque VA hospital, a whistleblowing doctor tells The Daily Beast. Add Albuquerque, New Mexico’s to the growing list of VA hospitals accused of keeping secret waiting lists to hide delays for veterans seeking medical care. And it may already be too late to get to the truth and find out what harm, if any, was done to veterans there—VA officials are already destroying records to cover their tracks, a whistleblower inside the hospital tells The Daily Beast. Last month, word broke that the Department...
  • Snowden being manipulated by Russian intelligence: ex-NSA chief

    05/07/2014 11:53:07 AM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 7, 2014 14:05 GMT | Vincent Kessler
    (Reuters) - Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who revealed the U.S. government's data collection programs, is now likely under the control of Russian intelligence agencies, according to former NSA Director, General Keith Alexander. Alexander, who retired on March 31, made the comments in an interview with The Australian Financial Review newspaper to be published on Thursday, a transcript of which was made available to Reuters ahead of publication.
  • Whistleblower: Phoenix VA Hospital Destroying Evidence

    05/03/2014 6:30:04 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 14 replies
    http://freebeacon.com ^ | May 2, 2014 | CJ Ciaramella
    Whistleblowers say officials have been destroying evidence at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital where at least 40 patients died from delays, despite requests from Congress to preserve records. Dr. Katherine Mitchell came forward to the Arizona Republic with records that show the hospital was using a secret list to hide the long wait times veterans faced. According to the Republic, Mitchell sent the documents to the paper after receiving a call from a coworker that evidence was being destroyed.
  • BLM Whistleblower: Reid Bunkerville and the Military Industrial Complez

    04/18/2014 7:26:57 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 13 replies
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  • Pat Quinn Named in Chicago State Lawsuit

    03/27/2014 8:30:37 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 5 replies
    The Chicago Daily Observer ^ | March 27, 2014 | Anonymous
    The circumstances of this suit differ dramatically from those revealed in the recent Crowley case. Vice President of Administration and Finance Glenn Meeks alleges his firing occurred because he brought a number of, unseemly at best and possibly illegal at worst, Watson practices to the attention of former Chicago State Board of Trustees Gary Rozier on October 31, 2012 and told Rozier he (Meeks) would report his concerns to the Illinois Inspector General’s Office if the board did nothing. Ultimately, in February-March 2013, the board attempted to remove Watson from the presidency During this attempt, Meeks had a conversation with...
  • ATF now promoting book it tried to kill

    01/21/2014 7:47:34 PM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 13 January, 2014 | David Codrea
    In a bizarre twist within a more bizarre story, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is once more promoting a book it tried to suppress and is simultaneously suing him over, recently retired agent Jay Dobyns revealed Monday on the CleanupATF “whistleblower” website. The book, “No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels” became a New York Times bestseller that was critically-acclaimed as “a white knuckler,” as “compulsively page-turning” and as “absolutely amazing,” among the many rave reviews. Though the Bureau had been aware of the memoir since Dobyns began writing it,...
  • State Dept. whistleblower has email hacked, deleted

    12/30/2013 6:55:26 AM PST · by maddog55 · 43 replies
    NY POST ^ | December 30, 2013 | 3:11am | SA Miller
    WASHINGTON — The personal e-mail account of a State Department whis­tle­­blower was hacked, and four years worth of messages — some detailing alleged wrongdoing at the agency — were deleted, The Post has learned. The computer attack targeted the Gmail account of Diplomatic Security Service criminal investigator Richard Higbie, his lawyer, Cary Schulman, confirmed. “They took all of his e-mails and then they deleted them all,” said Schulman. He said that he could not prove who was responsible for the hack job, but said the attack was “sophisticated” and called the targeting of Higbie “alarming.”
  • Attkisson: Fast and Furious Whistleblower 'Rare Example' Amidst Obama's 'War On Leaks'

    12/02/2013 6:47:44 PM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 5 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | December 2, 2013 | Matthew Balan
    Sharyl Attkisson touted 'Fast and Furious' whistleblower John Dodson as "a rare example, especially amid the Obama administration's war on leaks" during a segment on Monday's CBS This Morning. Attkisson, whose reporting on the arms trafficking scandal won CBS a Edward R. Murrow Award, spotlighted the ATF senior agent's new book on "the inside story of why he went public to expose the government's false denials about its gunwalking secrets." The correspondent also pointed out how "there's still a court battle over the 'Fast and Furious' documents that President Obama is withholding from Congress under executive privilege". She also featured...
  • Behind the Pentagon’s doctored ledgers, a running tally of epic waste

    11/26/2013 11:54:52 AM PST · by JerseyanExile · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 18, 2013 | Scot J. Paltrow
    For two decades, the U.S. military has been unable to submit to an audit, flouting federal law and concealing waste and fraud totaling billions of dollarsLinda Woodford spent the last 15 years of her career inserting phony numbers in the U.S. Department of Defense’s accounts. Every month until she retired in 2011, she says, the day came when the Navy would start dumping numbers on the Cleveland, Ohio, office of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, the Pentagon’s main accounting agency. Using the data they received, Woodford and her fellow DFAS accountants there set about preparing monthly reports to square...
  • Report claims Brittany Murphy was poisoned

    11/19/2013 6:27:46 AM PST · by lwd · 38 replies
    ajc ^ | Posted: 8:33 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 | By Matt Picht
    And according to the Daily Mail, Murphy's father continues to claim Murphy was poisoned by government agents in retaliation for her association with homeland security whistleblower Julia Davis.
  • "Discredited" Benghazi Whistleblower Disappears

    11/14/2013 4:38:09 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    patriotsforamerica ^ | 11/14/13 | Kimberly Paxton
    Last week, CBS’s “news” magazine program 60 Minutes issued a contrite apology and retraction for a chilling eyewitness report on the Benghazi massacre [2] and the publishing company Simon & Schuster pulled the book The Embassy House from retailers. Dylan Davies, the author of the book and source for the report, was painted as a dishonest guy looking to make a buck off of a tragedy. Davies has now been “discredited” by none other than our own government. That would be the same government that allowed Hillary Clinton to play hooky from the Congressional hearings [3] about the massacre. (Perhaps...
  • CNN Exposed – Emmy Winning Former CNN Journalist, Amber Lyon, Blows The Whistle….

    10/15/2013 2:34:58 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 28 replies
    Perhaps this one of the most important discussion threads ever regarding Legacy Media manipulation. We sincerely hope you will take the time to digest the content, think about the ramifications to what is here, and then share the information with others. This is not a matter of opinion, the CNN stories are documented, attributed and cited. They are factual. Everything is verifiable within the embedded links and citations. Believe it or not, just creating this discussion thread is risky. We are unable to expand.
  • CIA Whistleblower: Obama's Plans To Destroy US And Seize Power; 70 Agency DHS To Enforce Martial Law

    10/14/2013 12:29:45 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 69 replies
    Bob Powell Blogspot ^ | October 13, 2013 | Bob Powell
    We’ve watched as the Department of Homeland Security has beefed up to the point that SWAT teams under DHS authority from no less than seventy government agencies, including the National Weather Service and the Library of Congress, can load some of their 2 billion rounds of hollow point ammunition (enough to fight an Iraq-intensity conflict for 24 years) into their thousands of brand new MRAPS and take down a major city as we saw recently in Boston. This is the “domestic army as powerful as the U.S. military” that Barack Obama promised to raise when he campaigned for President; and...
  • ATF Denies Censoring Fast and Furious Whistleblower After Blocking Book Publication

    10/11/2013 1:21:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 10/11/13 | Katie Pavlich
    Earlier this week, the ACLU sent a letter to ATF Deputy Director Thomas Brandon after an outside working application submitted by ATF Special Agent and Operation Fast and Furious whistleblower John Dodson was denied. Dodson's outside work application was for a book manuscript, The Unarmed Truth: My Fight to Blow the Whistle and Expose Fast and Furious, which Dodson worked on in his own time. The request was denied by Deputy Ethics Official Greg Serres in August 2013 on the basis that supervisors can deny outside employment “for any reason" and that the publication of his manuscript would have a...
  • ATF releases statement on Fast and Furious whistleblower’s book

    10/08/2013 11:57:01 AM PDT · by don-o · 2 replies
    Gretawire ^ | October 8, 2013 | Greta Van Susteren
    See below from FNC’s Shayla Bezdrob… ***ATF says while they have received Dodson’s manuscript, they have not finished reviewing it. The agency also points out their general rules for all their employees – which says no employee can make money by utilizing any knowledge acquired while working for ATF. They consider getting paid for writing a book which involves the agency as outside employment. Full statement below
  • USMC moves to ‘crush’ defense lawyer in Micturating Marines case

    10/04/2013 4:09:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    weaponsman.com ^ | 1 October,2013 | Weaponsman
    Yeah, it’s Army camo. Tell it to the Marines.Bad Pentagon civilian leadership brings about one of two outcomes — really principled, good uniformed leaders emerge, or really corrupt, bad ones. USMC Commandant General James Amos is cementing his image as a really corrupt, bad one by attempts to ‘crush’ Major James Weirick. Weirick is the JAG whistleblower whose revelations about Amos’s perseverating Unlawful Command Influence led to the prosecution giving up on a case — we covered that prosecution collapse last month, and have further coverage (Google search) of the Case of the Micturating Marines. Maj. Weirick, a staff judge...
  • World Bank Whistleblower Karen Hudes Reveals How The Global Elite Rule The World

    10/02/2013 11:47:54 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 64 replies
    The Economic Collapse Blog ^ | September 30th, 2013 | Michael Snyder
    Karen Hudes is a graduate of Yale Law School and she worked in the legal department of the World Bank for more than 20 years. In fact, when she was fired for blowing the whistle on corruption inside the World Bank, she held the position of Senior Counsel. She was in a unique position to see exactly how the global elite rule the world, and the information that she is now revealing to the public is absolutely stunning. According to Hudes, the elite use a very tight core of financial institutions and mega-corporations to dominate the planet. The goal is...
  • Marine Corps whistleblower faces vengeance from superiors

    09/30/2013 5:54:17 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 29, 2013 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Marine Corps officer who filed a complaint against the commandant for intervening in the Taliban urination cases against eight Marines is now the target of reprisals from superiors, his attorney says. Retired Marine Col. Jane Siegel, who is representing Maj. James Weirick, said superiors have subjected the major to retaliations since it became known that he filed a whistleblower complaint against Gen. James Amos, the commandant and Joint Chiefs of Staff member. “Headquarters Marine Corps is undercutting a hero,” Col. Siegel said. “He did the right thing, and they are trying to bury it and him.” Maj. Weirick, a...
  • Benghazi whistleblower: I’m being punished for telling the truth

    09/09/2013 7:57:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/09/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Syria soaks up most of the media attention of late, of course, but that’s not the only story this week, either. Thanks to some bizarre timing by Barack Obama, his call for military intervention against Bashar al-Assad’s regime will go prime-time the night before the one-year anniversary of the sacking of the Benghazi consulate — which was a direct result of the US-led NATO intervention in Libya. The juxtaposition reminded ABC News to follow up with Gregory Hicks, one of four State Department whistleblowers to debunk the Accountability Review Board’s snow job in the aftermath of the terrorist attack. Hicks...
  • DOJ whistleblower: 'Voting law, Civil Rights Law is a tool to help Democrats' [VIDEO]

    08/18/2013 1:04:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8/17/13 | Grae Stafford
    In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller, former lawyer and Department of Justice whistleblower J. Christian Adams, explained how the agency charged with upholding the rule of law in America is behaving in disturbing ways.
  • Snowden downloaded NSA secrets while working for Dell, sources say

    08/15/2013 3:13:46 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 84 replies
    Reuter ^ | Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:50pm EDT
    Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden began downloading documents describing the U.S. government's electronic spying programs while he was working for Dell Inc in April 2012, almost a year earlier than previously reported, according to U.S. officials and other sources familiar with the matter.
  • Amash: Snowden is a whistleblower

    08/04/2013 11:04:28 AM PDT · by yoe · 84 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 4, 2013 | Brendan Sasso
    Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said on Sunday that he believes National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is a whistleblower, not a traitor. "He may be doing things overseas that we would find problematic, that we would find dangerous," Amash said on Fox News Sunday. "But as far as Congress is concerned, sure he is a whistleblower. He told us what we need to know." Amash explained that although members of the intelligence committees were informed of the details of the NSA's surveillance, most lawmakers were in the dark about the programs. "Without his doing what he did, members of Congress...
  • Snowden: Putin’s Newest BF…Well..Until He’s Not

    07/29/2013 7:22:22 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 216 replies
    Political QRM ^ | June 24, 2013 | Ann Marie
    The traitor to our country and NSA, Edward Snowden, is now making the rounds of the major Communist countries; China and Russia, with either Ecuador or Venezuela or possible Cuba being a final destination. Who knows, it may be someplace no one ever thought about. For all of you who labeled him a hero, I must excuse your ignorance on national security issues. If you haven’t worked in the intelligence community, you have no idea the damage that this sniveling coward has done to the intelligence community’s efforts and endangered your life and those of your loved ones.. When both...
  • Defense attorney: Bradley Manning a whistleblower

    07/26/2013 11:34:54 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 26, 2013 11:22 AM EDT | David Dishneau and Pauline Jelinek
    U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is a whistleblower who wanted to inform the American public about the troubling things he saw in the war zone, and the soldier is willing to pay the price for giving secrets to WikiLeaks, his defense attorney said Friday. During closing arguments, attorney David Coombs disputed what prosecutors said a day earlier, that Manning was a traitor whose only mission as an intelligence analyst was to give classified information to the anti-secrecy website and bask in the attention. “He’s not seeking attention. He saying he’s willing to accept the price” for what he has done,...
  • Math Behind Leak Crackdown: 153 Cases, 4 Years, 0 Indictments

    07/21/2013 4:14:41 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 20, 2013 | SHARON LaFRANIERE
    Soon after President Obama appointed him director of national intelligence in 2009, Dennis C. Blair called for a tally of the number of government officials or employees who had been prosecuted for leaking national security secrets. He was dismayed by what he found. In the previous four years, the record showed, 153 cases had been referred to the Justice Department. Not one had led to an indictment. That scorecard “was pretty shocking to all of us,” Mr. Blair said. So in a series of phone calls and meetings, he and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. fashioned a more aggressive...
  • Chinese whistleblower doused with acid, has fingers hacked off for embarrassing government

    07/19/2013 7:20:49 AM PDT · by Sopater · 16 replies
    The Province ^ | JULY 17, 2013 | MALCOLM MOORE
    A Chinese amateur whistleblower, who spent his free time embarrassing Communist Party officials by posting pictures of their luxury cars on the Internet, has been blinded with acid and had two of his fingers hacked off. Li Jianxin, 47, is in hospital after being attacked earlier this month, it has emerged. His car was rammed from behind and he was taken by three men to a remote industrial park in the southern city of Huizhou, where they doused him with acid and hacked at him with knives. A woman in a worker’s dormitory nearby emerged to find Li lying on...
  • Snowden ‘Immune’ to Torture

    07/18/2013 3:51:19 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 45 replies
    nypost.com ^ | July 18, 2013 | Staff
    NSA leaker Edward Snowden is boasting that he’s immune from torture and can never be broken, even by the world’s most experienced interrogators. He made that odd claim in an equally strange e-mail exchange with former Sen. Gordon Humphrey (R-NH), The Guardian newspaper of Britain reported. Humphrey wrote a supportive note to Snowden, thanking him for doing the “right thing in exposing what I regard as massive violation of the United States Constitution.” The former lawmaker’s well-wishing letter came with a caveat: “Provided you have not leaked information that would put in harm’s way any intelligence agent.” Snowden wrote back...
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham: US should consider boycotting Russian Olympic Games

    07/17/2013 7:17:16 AM PDT · by don-o · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 17, 2013
    Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has said that the United States should consider a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia if Moscow decides to grant asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Sen. Graham told The Hill Tuesday that the Russians' recent actions involving Snowden were “outrageous” and agreed that a boycott should be a possibility when asked. “I would. I would just send the Russians the most unequivocal signal I could send them,” Graham said. “We certainly haven't reset our relationship with Russia in a positive way. At the end of the day, if they grant this guy...
  • IT chief fired after raising concerns in Zimmerman case

    07/13/2013 9:54:14 PM PDT · by Innovative · 14 replies
    Headline TV ^ | July 13, 2013 | Colette Bennett
    The Florida State Attorney's office has fired information technology director Ben Kruidbos, who raised concerns about how the prosecutors in the George Zimmerman trial turned over evidence to the defense. Kruidbos said more than 2,000 photos from the phone were not shown to defense attorneys, including pictures of underage naked girls, images showing piles of jewelry on Martin's bed and photos of Martin blowing smoke.
  • Angela Corey Fires Ben Kruidbos – The “Whistleblower” in The Trayvon Phone Data Cover-up

    07/14/2013 7:04:33 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 87 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 13, 2013 | sundance
    Jacksonville FL - State Attorney Angela Corey fired her office’s information technology director Friday after he testified last month about being concerned prosecutors did not turn over information to George Zimmerman’s defense team in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. On the same day attorneys finished their closing arguments in that nationally watched trial, a state attorney investigator went to Ben Kruidbos’ home about 7:30 a.m. to hand-deliver a letter stating Kruidbos “can never again be trusted to step foot in this office.” The letter contended Kruibos did a poor job overseeing the information technology department, violated public records law...