by | Apr 16, 2019

The case of Julian Assange, the founder and chief purveyor of WikiLeaks, is a complex one. Whenever his name comes up in Washington, D.C. it is either met with gushing praise or angry tirades, depending on your audience (and depending on…

by | Apr 15, 2019

WikiLeaks founder and chieftain Julian Assange was tossed out of the Ecuadorean embassy in London into the hands of British police last week. Assange is wanted on charges of sexual assault in Sweden and charges of conspiracy to commit computer…

by | Jan 29, 2019

Last Friday, card-carrying members of the ACLU cheered as the FBI conducted a pre-dawn raid of the home of a political operative who stands accused of laughably non-violent offenses — mainly, just lying to Congress. But since Roger Stone once…

by | Mar 29, 2018

According to NBC News, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team recently began asking witnesses “pointed questions” about whether Donald Trump was aware that the Democratic National Committee’s emails had been stolen before that was publicly known, and whether he was involved…

by | May 17, 2017

For those pining for the days of President Obama, remember these kinds of decisions were routine:   1st tweet by Chelsea Manning, former Army PFC Bradley Manning. There’d be no Wikileaks without Manning’s leaks of classified information. https://t.co/tlKBrZA9Nq — Jennifer…

by | Jan 26, 2017

On Friday, January 13, 2017, Georgia Congressman John Lewis (D.-5th) told NBC News’ “Meet the Press” that Donald Trump would not be, in seven days, a “legitimate president.” The only reason he gave was alleged Russian hacking in the November…

by | Jan 20, 2017

Barack Obama finally delivers on his message of hope and change on this, the last day of his presidency. Don’t accuse the man of not fulfilling this ubiquitous, and amorphous, campaign pledge. He didn’t stop the rise of the oceans…

by | Jan 6, 2017

There’s only one question here, and the increasingly wearisome public discussion rarely comes close to zeroing in on it. Countries spy on each other and always have. The technology changes but the game is the same. The Russians have been…

by | Nov 4, 2016

Will the FBI find classified information about Hillary’s Libyan debacle on a computer shared by Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner? That is a question raised by careful observers of the disclosures from WikiLeaks. Abedin has previously explained that she would email…

by | Nov 4, 2016

Let’s make something clear from the start: The Russians! have nothing to do with Hillary Clinton’s current round of legal troubles. Nothing. Clinton’s political star is falling, perhaps in fatal fashion with the 2016 presidential election just days away, because…

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