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Meet Virgil Griffith: America’s Newest Political Prisoner

Meet Virgil Griffith: America’s Newest Political Prisoner

  By Thomas L. Knapp On November 29, FBI agents arrested hacker and cryptocurrency developer Virgil Griffith. His alleged crime: Talking. Yes, really. The FBI alleges that Griffith “participated in discussions regarding using cryptocurrency technologies to evade sanctions and launder money.” Griffith, a US citizen who lives in Singapore, gave a talk at conference on […]

Pardoning Assange Would be the First Step Back Toward Rule of Law

Pardoning Assange Would be the First Step Back Toward Rule of Law

  by Thomas L. Knapp On April 11, the ongoing saga of journalist and transparency activist Julian Assange took a dangerous turn.  Ecuador’s president, Lenin Moreno, revoked his asylum in that country’s London embassy. British police immediately arrested him — supposedly pursuant to his “crime” of jumping bail on an invalid arrest warrant in an […]

US Charges Assange For 2010 Role In Diplomatic Leaks

US Charges Assange For 2010 Role In Diplomatic Leaks

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent  The U.S. government charged Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with conspiracy to commit computer hacking on a classified computer relating to his role in helping Chelsea Manning steal tens of thousands of diplomatic cables in 2010. “The charge relates to Assange’s alleged role in one of the largest compromises of […]

#ReleasedTheMemo — And Then Some

#ReleasedTheMemo — And Then Some

.By Thomas L. Knapp On January 29, the US House Intelligence Committee voted to publicly release a four-page memo on the “Russiagate” inquiry, authored by committee chair Devin Nunes (R-CA).  Republican sources tell The Hill  that the memo alleges “‘shocking’ surveillance abuses” by the Department of Justice. By the time you read this, we’ll  all […]

Julian Assange Moves in With Kill Shot After Comey Mocks FISA Memo

Julian Assange Moves in With Kill Shot After Comey Mocks FISA Memo

by Cristina Laila The unclassified memo shows former FBI Director James Comey, Andrew McCabe, Yates and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein misled the FISA court. James Comey is unhinged. The fired FBI Director unleashed an angry tweet shortly after the FISA memo was released to the public exposing the FBI’s corruption. Comey also tried to downplay the […]

Seth Rich, the DNC, and WikiLeaks: The Plot Thickens

Seth Rich, the DNC, and WikiLeaks: The Plot Thickens

. By Thomas L. Knapp According to the District of Columbia’s Metropolitan Police Department, the nation’s capital reported 135 homicides last year. One of those homicides, the killing of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich on July 10, 2016, continues to make news ten months later. Who killed Seth Rich, and why? We may never […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Exercising the Spooks

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Exercising the Spooks

. By L. Neil Smith Peter King is a jackass. But then you knew that. Everybody who has ever heard this schmuck take his usual bizarre, twisted, surrealistic positions, on practically any issue that you can think of, is well aware that he’s an undercover member in excellent and appropriate standing of the Jackass Party, […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Truth And Consequences

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Truth And Consequences

. By L. Neil Smith Thirteen years ago, in 2003. I presented a speech to the Libertarian Party of New Mexico, in which I talked about the uncountable thousands of life-destroying, history-distorting lies told by government employees every day, from whoppers like the Gulf of Tonkin Incident — which never really happened, but that managed […]

Wikileaks, FBI rogue agents, do job of Congress, judges

Wikileaks, FBI rogue agents, do job of Congress, judges

WikiLeaks “data dumps” reach flood stage

WikiLeaks “data dumps” reach flood stage

By George Miller WiklLeaks has dumped thousands upon thousands of emails onto the Internet. Just reading, digesting, classifying, prioritizing and communicating these to the public has been a huge time-consuming job in itself.  The full impact of them has not yet been nearly fully felt. It is still coming out and is much more than people […]

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