Posts tagged ‘Daniel Ellsberg’

“…an awareness of wrongdoing…” A young patriot of unusual courage, …a fool,…or a traitor? 29-year old Edward Snowden sits in Hong Kong – and he’s just turned Obama’s world upside down.

FLASHBACK:  Sunday, June 13, 1971:  The NY Times [who else?] publishes the first of 15 excerpts and summaries of the “Pentagon Papers”. These were some 7000 secretly copied Above-Top-Secret analysis of America’s military decision-making and military policy during the Vietnam War.  The trusted guy who turned them over was former US Marine lieutenant and trusted […]