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General News    H1'ed 7/28/13

Does the U.S. and its Commander in Chief Operate like a "Global George Zimmerman?"

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Glenn Greenwald writes,

"The Obama White House yesterday told Russia that it must not persecute "individuals and groups seeking to expose corruption" -- as Bradley Manning faces life in prison for alerting the world to the war abuses and other profound acts of wrongdoing he discovered and as the unprecedented Obama war on whistleblowers rolls on. That lecture to Russia came in the context of White House threats to cancel a long-planned meeting over the Russian government's refusal to hand over NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to the US to face espionage charges."

Vast Government Surveillance on Whole Populations

Remember when Obama said that he doesn't want people to feel like "Big Brother" is watching us?  "in the abstract, you can complain about Big Brother and how this is a potential, you know -- you know, program run amok. But when you actually look at the details, then I think we've struck the right balance." And we find out, as this scandal unfolds, that all date is being vacuumed up and held, forever,  in a global "Stand Your Ground" justiication, because "it keeps us safe."

All of the above, and more, are why we drafted indictments against the US government for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Read and share with others.

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Debra Sweet is the Director of World Can't Wait, initiated in 2005 to "drive out the Bush regime" by repudiating its program, forcing it from office through a mass, independent movement and reversing the direction it had launched. Based in New York City, she leads World Can't Wait in its continuing efforts to stop the crimes of our government, including the unjust occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan and the torture and detention codes, as well as reversing the fascist direction of U.S. society, from the surveillance state to the (more...)
 
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