Discussion in 'Civil Rights & Privacy' started by Lisa Simeone, Apr 11, 2012.
Obama targets journalists
by Jesselyn Radack
I think this all flows back to Wikileaks. The government is not at all happy about Wikileaks and wants to prevent future episodes.
Naomi Wolf issued a warning about the Espionage Act a few years ago. I remember posting her article at the Cogblog, where, of course, it elicited the usual howls. If I had posted it while Bush were still in office, they would've fallen all over themselves praising it.
This was a line from it:
And here's the article itself:
Espionage Act: How the Government Can Engage in Serious Aggression Against the People of the United States
Okay, wikileaks was the catalyst.
Oh, indeed. I wasn't disputing that. Our comments crossed in the ether.
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