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‘Quite Disturbing’: Leaked Docs Reveal How Easily FBI Can Spy on Journalists

Newly leaked documents published by The Intercept expose just how easy it is for the FBI to spy on journalists using so-called National Security Letters (NSLs). The classified rules, which had previously been released only in heavily redacted form, “show that the FBI imposes few constraints on itself when it bypasses the requirement to go to court and obtain subpoenas or search warrants before accessing …

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PETER DALE SCOTT – DEEP HISTORY AND THE GLOBAL DRUG CONNECTION, PART 1

To many, the anecdote described below will sound far-fetched, and  logical minds may suspect that the Vietnam vet in the story created the “incident” himself. But as those who lived through that period may remember, representatives of the covert side of government did far worse — and often. Infiltration, intimidation, framing, and more were all part of the arsenal against …

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BREAKING NEWS: LIST OF WITHHELD JFK ASSASSINATION DOCUMENTS

Now we can at least get a peek at what they have been hiding. The list was obtained in a Freedom of Information Act request by FOIA specialist Michael Ravnitzky, who alerted us. The complete list is below. You’ll note that some documents are briefly characterized by subject, while others are less clearly identified. The government has promised to release …

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Scott Shackford – Pentagon manual calls for potentially treating journalists like ‘unprivileged belligerents.’

It’s well documented that President Barack Obama’s administration has been brutal in targeting whistleblowers who leak information to the press. The Department of Justice has spied on the Associated Press and Fox News to track down sources of information. It has slid down the World Press Freedom Index to 49th place, lower than several African and South American countries. Now …

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POLITICAL SMEARS IN U.S. NEVER CHANGE: THE NYT’S 1967 ATTACK ON MLK’S ANTI-WAR SPEECH

John Oliver’s Monday night interview of Edward Snowden — which in 24 hours has been viewed by 3 million people on YouTube alone — renewed all the standard attacks in Democratic circles accusing Snowden of being a traitor in cahoots with the Kremlin. What’s most striking about this — aside from the utter lack of evidence for any of it — is how identical it is to whatNixon officials said …