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Obama Whistleblower

Matt Sledge

Has Obama Ever Praised A Whistleblower?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In more than four years of office, President Barack Obama has frequently praised the idea of whistleblowing. He even signed the Whistleblo...

Michael Calderone

Whistleblower Prosecutions Lead To Chilling Effect On Press

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.16.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– On April 9, McClatchy’s Jonathan Landay reported that the Obama administration has “targeted and killed hundreds of suspected lower-...

Leaking War

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The Obama administration has been cruelly and unusually punishing in its use of the 1917 Espionage Act to stomp on governmental leakers, truth-tellers, and whistleblowers whose disclosures do not support the president's political ambitions.

Why No One Would Listen

Eyal Press | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Eyal Press

What's worse: to be persecuted and indicted for trying to expose an act of wrongdoing -- or to be ignored for doing so?

Obama More Aggressive Than Bush In Targeting Whistleblowers

New York Times | SCOTT SHANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hired in 2001 by the National Security Agency to help it catch up with the e-mail and cellphone revolution, Thomas A. Drake became convi...