Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal benefit program that provides a monthly payment to those who are unable to work for at least a year due to illness or injury. It is operated by(...)
WATERBOARD GATE; CIA torture whistleblower jailed over agency leak, I NEVER TORTURED ANYONE
A former CIA agent who oversaw the capture of the man thought to be Al-Qaeda's third-in-command, has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for leaking classified intelligence. John Kiriakou was the first to blow the whistle on Washington's torture programme - later revealing the name of an alleged torturer at Guantanamo Bay. The CIA denied the accusations, referring instead to enhanced interrogation techniques. Kiriakou's supporters praise him for exposing the extent of the CIA's use of torture in prisons. Activist and author, Sibel Edmonds, says the US classifies too much data - sometimes to cover-up wrongdoing, and that means insiders making a stand will keep going to jail.
The Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board has dismissed disciplinary complaints filed against Washington County Attorney Larry Brock. A press release from the Washington County Attorney’s office said Brock was notified by the Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board about their decision to dismiss the complaints on Oct. 8. Bob Yoder, Jack Seward Jr. and Barbara Edmondson filed the ...