What You Need To Know About The Bradley Manning Verdict

Think Progress At 1 PM EST, a military court handed down the long-awaited verdict in the case of United States v. Bradley Manning, finding him not guilty of the most serious charge against him, that of “aiding the enemy,” in leaking thousands of government and military documents. Manning has, however, been found guilty of another 19 charges, including… More What You Need To Know About The Bradley Manning Verdict

Anonymous Announces Wikileaks Alternative (VIDEO)

I’m not sure what to make of Anonymous.  I do know that they have piqued my curiosity… Addicting Info Love it or hate it, Wikileaks has become entrenched in popular culture. By releasing what are otherwise secret documents, Wikileaks has changed the world. But the repeated attacks on the group has exposed weaknesses of its… More Anonymous Announces Wikileaks Alternative (VIDEO)

WikiLeaks cable: U.S. troops handcuffed, shot Iraqi children in raid

I must admit that when I read this story at around 8:00 am on the McClatchey site, I was hesitant about reporting it for various reasons which I won’t detail here. I will not post the horrifying picture that accompanies the story on either McClatchey or The Raw Story.  One would have to click on… More WikiLeaks cable: U.S. troops handcuffed, shot Iraqi children in raid

Assange calls for criminal charges against ‘shock jock’ Fox hosts

Raw Story WikiLeaks founder calls Bradley Manning ‘political prisoner’; says Fox hosts, politicians committing ‘terrorism’ Julian Assange has accused Fox personalities Mike Huckabee and Sarah Palin, among others, of committing terrorism through their calls to hunt down and kill the WikiLeaks founder. In an interview with MSNBC’s Cenk Uygur, Assange referred to the politicians-turned-Fox-personalities as “shock jocks” who… More Assange calls for criminal charges against ‘shock jock’ Fox hosts

Confirmed: WikiLeaks’ next target is Bank of America, Assange says

Now this should be interesting, and less intimidating to the U.S. Government…uh, on second thought… Raw Story WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday the Swedish women who have accused him of sexual assault had got into a “tizzy” about the possibility they had caught a sexually transmitted disease from him. Assange told the BBC that one… More Confirmed: WikiLeaks’ next target is Bank of America, Assange says

Julian Assange Bail GRANTED; WikiLeaks Founder Back In Court

Update:  Julian Assange remains in jail as Sweden appeals against bail decision Huffington Post WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is back in court today, and has been granted bail by a British judge. He has been in a British prison for a week after being denied bail last week. Assange is wanted for questioning for alleged sex crimes involving two… More Julian Assange Bail GRANTED; WikiLeaks Founder Back In Court

Ron Paul Defends WikiLeaks On House Floor (VIDEO)

Ron Paul lays out his own basic libertarian principles as the reason for defending WikiLeaks… Huffington Post – Jason Linkins In the wake of the recent WikiLeaks document dump, Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas), the self-styled libertarian crusader who’s spent the past half-decade building up a massive grassroots following, has emerged as a principal voice in support of… More Ron Paul Defends WikiLeaks On House Floor (VIDEO)

Palin Complains Hackers Violated Free Speech, But She Scrubs Even ‘Benign’ Content From Her Own Website

I’m an advocate of the First Amendment and always will be.  Attacking anyone’s site to inhibit “free speech” is wrong.   That includes whoever was responsible for denial of service to Wikileaks and those responsible for the subsequent similar attacks on opponents of Wikileaks.  However, when I see blatant hypocrisy and duplicity regarding “free speech”,  especially while  hiding behind the… More Palin Complains Hackers Violated Free Speech, But She Scrubs Even ‘Benign’ Content From Her Own Website