– as of October – Obama had thrown whistleblowers in jail for 22 times longer than all other presidents.
Today, whistleblower Barrett Brown was sentenced to 63 months in prison.
So now we’re up to 589 months for whistleblowers. That’s 25 times more time meted out against whistleblowers by Obama than all other presidents combined.
But even that stunning figure understates the savagery of the Obama administration’s war on whistleblowers …
After all, Jeremy Hammond – regarded by many as a whistleblower – was sentenced by Obama to 10 years in prison.
The trial of CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling is proceeding right now … and the prosecution is seeking a lengthy prison sentence.
If Edward Snowden or Julian Assange are ever caught, the government will seek very lengthy sentences.....