Image was found here. Sniper rifles can take out targets one at a time. Whistle blowers have the potential to take down an entire corrupt system without a shot being fired.
We the people should pay attention when insiders risk so much to do what is right.
It should not be illegal to blow the whistle on officials who are committing crimes. It should be illegal, and a prosecutable offense, to be an official committing crimes.
This is what is being gotten away with the state level. Even more is being gotten away with on the Federal level. The UN, international bankers, and corporate pirates seem to be out to occupy the globe, have all out wars, to take all they can. and reduce the population as much as is possible.
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Whistleblowers Gather for Conference on Being Targeted by the Surveillance State
Whistleblowers are being targeted to an ever greater degree by each successive administration. With the recent 5-year extension of the FISA warrantless spying bill, just signed into law by Obama, whistleblowers will likely be subjected to even more suppression, harassment, and imprisonment.
The coverage of the "dark side of personal data"- and becoming enemies of the state - from three of the most knowledgeable voices in activism for whistleblower rights is a must-see in its entirety. These three panelists represent the highest level of courage, and offer key insights into what anyone is likely to face in an era where doing the right thing seems to be subject to criminal penalties.