The Obama administration has brought charges against twice as many whistleblowers (six people) as all past presidents combined.
“It’s a sign, …of the way in which our fundamental rights, our Bill of Rights, our constitutional freedoms, have been abridged by the last 10 years and more. And President Obama is, unhappily, following in that tradition, as, I must say, I predicted, unhappily, when I urged people to vote for him four years ago.”
Daniel Ellsberg on Democracy Now, August 17, 2012.
Daniel Ellsberg, 81, leaked the Pentagon Papers, the secret history of U.S. involvement in Vietnam.