Each day, 1,600 suggestions for FBI’s terrorist watch list

(excerpt from) Washington Post 1,600 are suggested daily for FBI’s list Number of names on terrorist watch list at 400,000, agency says By Walter Pincus / Sunday, November 1, 2009 Newly released FBI data offer evidence of the broad scope and complexity of the nation’s terrorist watch list, documenting a daily flood of names nominated […]

Democracy Now! Broadcast Exclusive: Declassified Docs Reveal Military Operative Spied on WA Peace Groups, Activist Friends Stunned

Democracy Now! Broadcast Exclusive: Declassified Docs Reveal Military Operative Spied on WA Peace Groups, Activist Friends Stunned Newly declassified documents reveal that an active member of Students for a Democratic Society and Port Militarization Resistance in Washington state was actually an informant for the US military. The man everyone knew as “John Jacob” was in […]

Domestic spying on a political party

Hat tip to Ballot Access News for posting this story. from Green Party Watch Connecticut Greens subject of police surveillance Gregg Joccoy / June 13, 2009 In what can be called a Kafkaesque abuse of taxpayer money and citizen’s political rights, the Connecticut Central Criminal Intelligence Unit set up a surveillance of the Connecticut Green […]

Government spying: past, present…and future?

An excellent article. Worth the read. Excerpts only below. Includes information that Cynthia McKinney was probably unjustly spied upon in 2005, when she was an elected official: (excerpt from) Buzzflash On Domestic Spying, Obama Administration Obfuscates and Jettisons Transparency by Christine Bowman Attorney General Eric Holder is talking the talk. Is it reasonable to assume […]