Tag Archives: Domestic Spying

Rag Radio : Suspense Novelist David Lindsey on the Private Intelligence Industry

Suspense novelist David Lindsey during broadcast of Rag Radio, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at the studios of KOOP 91.7-FM in Austin. Photo by Tracey Schulz / Rag Radio / The Rag Blog.Suspense novelist David Lindsey on Rag Radiowith Thorne Dreyer. … finish reading Rag Radio : Suspense Novelist David Lindsey on the Private Intelligence Industry

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Jim Turpin : Is the United States a ‘Banana Republic’?

Image from polisci.wisc.edu.Lookout, O. Henry!How did the United Statesbecome a ‘banana republic’? By Jim Turpin / The Rag Blog / February 1, 2011 ba•nan•a re•pub•lic (noun) A small country that is economically dependent on a single export commodity or on … finish reading Jim Turpin : Is the United States a ‘Banana Republic’?

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To Catch a Spy : The Story of George the Snitch

Dennis the Menace from The Comics Curmudgeon.To catch a spy II:A short history of one snitch By Richard Lee / The Rag Blog / April 12, 2010 [The Rag Blog published an article by Lisa Fithian about acknowledged FBI informant … finish reading To Catch a Spy : The Story of George the Snitch

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Spying on Americans : Reagan and the PROMIS Conspiracy

It’s a national tradition:Spying on Americans Part II: Reagan administration acquires PROMIS software By James Retherford and Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / February 2, 2010 [This is the second installment in a series about the U.S. government’s extensive … finish reading Spying on Americans : Reagan and the PROMIS Conspiracy

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Rag Blog Scoop about ‘Cognitive Infiltration’ Stirs up Internet Storm

Marc Estrin exhibits the tag line to his exclusive Rag Blog article about Obama advisor Cass Sunstein that has received much attention in the blogosphere.Estrin’s exclusive about Obama confidantTriggers alarm about controversial scheme By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … finish reading Rag Blog Scoop about ‘Cognitive Infiltration’ Stirs up Internet Storm

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Got Fascism? : Obama Advisor Promotes ‘Cognitive Infiltration’

Presidential advisor and long-time Obama buddy Cass Sunstein.Your government appointees at work:Cass Sunstein seeks ‘cognitive’ provocateurs By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2010 Cass Sunstein is President Obama’s Harvard Law School friend, and recently appointed Administrator … finish reading Got Fascism? : Obama Advisor Promotes ‘Cognitive Infiltration’

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U.S. Government : Six Decades of Spying on its Citizens

It’s a national tradition:Spying on Americans Part One: LBJ and Nixon By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / January 5, 2010 [This is the first installment of Sherman DeBrosse’s series about the U.S. government’s extensive and inglorious history of … finish reading U.S. Government : Six Decades of Spying on its Citizens

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

Part VIWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution Paranoia strikes deep / into your life it will creepit starts when you’re always afraidstep out of line and they’ll comeand take you away… — … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Watergate and COINTELPRO

Part VWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution The FBI eventually acknowledged conducting 2,218 separate COINTELPRO actions from mid-1956 through mid-1974. By James Retherford / The Rag Blog / August 4, 2009 Quis … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Watergate and COINTELPRO

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U.S. Military Spies on SDS, Peace Groups

Former military whistleblower Christopher Pyle spoke to Amy Goodman about the recent revelation. (See video below.)Obama’s Military Is Spying on U.S. Peace Groups The infiltration appears to be in direct violation of the Posse Comitatus Act preventing U.S. military deployment … finish reading U.S. Military Spies on SDS, Peace Groups

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? The Huston Plan

Part IVWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution The plan, submitted to Nixon on June 25, 1970, called for increasing the role of the CIA and Defense Intelligence Agency in domestic spying while … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? The Huston Plan

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Darth Vader Redux : Cheney and the CIA’s ‘Executive Assassination Ring’

President George W. Bush and George J. Tenet, then director of the CIA, meet at the agency headquarters in 2001, the year the secret program began. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP / Washington Post.Dick Cheney and the CIA:The … finish reading Darth Vader Redux : Cheney and the CIA’s ‘Executive Assassination Ring’

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