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Obama's Justice Department: Trumpeting a New Victory in War on Freedom of the Press

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How did the Justice Department catch Sachtleben in the first place? By seizing records of calls on more than 20 phone lines used by Associated Press reporters over a two-month period.

This is more than a chilling effect on the First Amendment; it's an icy wind, threatening to put real freedom of the press into a deep freeze. Journalists -- and the rest of us -- should respond with outraged opposition.

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Norman Solomon is the author of many books, including "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death," which has been adapted into a documentary film. For more information, go to: www.normansolomon.com

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If the people don't care enough about the truth an... by Paul Repstock on Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 7:24:41 PM
Obama despises the Constitution.... by J Smith on Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 11:39:37 PM
A  dictatorship cannot have a free press a... by Hosea McAdoo on Friday, Sep 27, 2013 at 11:31:17 AM
You are right. There is no remaining institution t... by Paul Easton on Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 at 12:10:13 AM
There's something profoundly despicable about a J... by James Lico on Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 at 1:14:06 AM
PSSSSTTT, "IMMIGRATION" IS A KEY WORD FOR "INVASIO... by OBAMAISTHEMAN OHHYEAH on Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 at 10:21:35 AM
I think it only fair to note that the Justice Depa... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 at 1:33:27 AM