- Frank Barry
- United States Minor Outlying Islands
This conversation is closed.
Restrain the US President, Justice Department, FBI, and Secret Courts, from "persecuting" Whistle-blowers, then "prosecuting" them.
The Senate has Oversight of the National Security Intelligence Agencies. 1300 agencies, 15 Senators.
850,000 federal employees with top secret clearances, 15 Senators.
Led by 80 year old Chairwoman, Dianne Feinstein.
National Security has become (and I love this explanation) --
"A Self Licking Ice Cream Cone".
Well known for his Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg was persecuted by the Nixon Administration. Since then National Security Whistle-blowers have also met a similar fate.. Whistle-blowers often disclose wrong-doings by Top Secret Agencies; 1300 agencies, who control 850,000 federal employees, in 10,000 US Government Buildings located "world-wide", and funded by not only Taxed Payers, but also monies from "drug operations, oil, and foreign governments".
National Security Whistle-blowers have no real protection from US laws that protect other types of Whistle-blowing. National Security Whistle-blowers have only a letter from the President.
President Obama ran for office and promised he would give us all
"Change" and a "Transparent US Government". I listened carefully.
He only promised to do so until selected at the convention.
Where any of you listening carefully to that speech?
Edward Snowden is quietly running out of time in Russia.
Not much is being done by our elected officials in Washington DC.
I worry that both politicians and citizens have become so apathetic that
they cannot see a human life being sacrificed for their benefit.
He has until June.
Will we Americans just wait and watch as his Titanic boat sinks?