The AP Case is Part of Obama’s War on the First Amendment and it lack of Balance in Governance & Prosecution of So-Called Security Matters

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Persecutions of Whistleblowers and Attacks on American that the government wishes to silence are part of the attack on AP.–kas

Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a “Terrifying” Step in State Assault on Press Freedom

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges joins us to discuss what could mark the most significant government intrusion on freedom of the press in decades. The Justice Department has acknowledged seizing the work, home and cellphone records used by almost 100 reporters and editors at the Associated Press. The phones targeted included the general AP office numbers in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Hartford, Connecticut, and the main number for the AP in the House of Representatives press gallery. The action likely came as part of a probe into the leaks behind an AP story on the U.S. intelligence operation that stopped a Yemen-based al-Qaeda bombing plot on a U.S.-bound airplane. Hedges, a senior…

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