Obama’s “Insider Threat Program” Views Whistleblowers as “Enemies of America”
June 25, 2013
The ‘Insider Threat Program’, is an anti-whistleblower protocol created by the Obama administration, a program that seeks to crackdown on those looking to expose unjust practices by government agencies. The program mandates that employee’s spy on each other or risk being charged for not detecting a leaker…
The Insider Threat Program was created in 2011, shortly after Army Pfc. Bradley Manning shared sensitive information to WikiLeaks, information that asserted the U.S. committed crimes while at war. The program as it is stated, can charge anyone with “espionage” that leaks to media operations. This will no doubt produce a chilling effect on whistleblowers everywhere.
Is the White House waging a war on reality, effectively keeping the truth on ice?
More “see something, say something” authoritarian rhetoric, quietly shutting down constitutional guarantees.