WHAT: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spent hours on the floor of both houses of Parliament defending himself and his party against harsh criticism over a WikiLeaks cable alleging bribery of lawmakers in the 2008 nuclear deal with the U.S. Read More
State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley will be leaving the State Department following his comments calling the Defense Department's treatment of Wikileaks leaker Pfc. Read More
Kudos to Tim Carney, Senior Examiner Political Columnist, for invoking George Washington’s warning against “entangling alliances” in a piece on whether the recent events in Egypt are good for the US. Read More
It seems that secretary of state Hillary Clinton isn't alone in saying that Arizona shooter Jared Loughner was inspired by heated rhetoric and radical ideology. Assistant secretary of state for public affairs P.J. Crowley strangely inserted a reference to the tragedy in a speech about the importance of the media in democracy, implying that Loughner's actions were linked to poor public discourse. Read More
In a press release, WikiLeaks has blamed Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, Sarah Palin, and other conservatives for the Tucson shootings, and called for them to be prosecuted for “incitement.” It is not clear why WikiLeaks thinks people like Huckabee had anything to do with the shootings. Read More
Must-read piece in today's Wall Street Journal by noted First Amendment lawyer and advocate Floyd Abrahms, who points out that Daniel Ellsberg opted not to leak all of the Pentagon Papers.
There were four volumes Ellsberg kept confidential for years because they focused on the diplomatic efforts of the U.S. to obtain a negotiated settlement of the War in Vietnam. Read More
WHO: WikiLeaks founder Julian AssangeWHAT: Assange told Britain’s Sunday Times that he has signed deals for his autobiography that are worth more than $1.5 million. The money, he said, would help Assange defend himself against allegations of sexual assault made by two women in Sweden. Read More
Term limits working for better or worse (mostly worse)
Are you pleasantly surprised with how much got done these last few weeks? Are you glad to see the intellectual and ideological independence displayed by the leadership over the last You may not be aware of it, Democrats, but congratulations: You are in favor of term limits. Read More
The fever swamps at Huffington Post are at it gain. Sure, the Democratic Obama administration is prepping conspiracy charges against Wikileaks, but I think we know what shadowy American political figure is really behind the unjust persecution of Julian Assange: Read More
I figured it would only be a matter of time before someone claimed Wikileaks was just a big U.S. government conspriracy.
Put on your tin-foil hat before you click here.