Pentagon Papers

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Imagine if Trump had the power to go after 'leakers' for 'conspiracy.'"
Jon Queally, staff writer
"The fact that Noam and Dan share a history related to the Pentagon Papers will...
Jon Queally, staff writer
NSA whistleblower says "very difficult" to take billionaire media mogul...


With Obama increasingly under fire from progressives for his harsh treatment of whistle-blowers, Daniel Ellsberg speaks up about the Nixon-esque tenor of our so-called national security laws. All the crimes Nixon committed, he notes, are now legal. "There is no further need (for) presidents to commit obstructions of justice (like Nixon’s bribes to potential witnesses) to conceal such acts. Under the new laws, Nixon would have stayed in office."