Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling convicted of espionage as Obama’s war on whistleblowers and journalists continues; Risen’s testimony wasn’t necessary…
--WikiLeaks slams Google for giving journalists’ emails to “Justice” Dept. without telling the journalists….
--Unarmed drone penetrates White House perimeter
--Prof. Bob McChesney comments on his new book, Blowing the Roof off the Twenty-First Century, with this indictment of our corrupt corporatocracy
--is MoveOn’s campaign to persuade Sen. Warren to run for president an example of “rape culture”?
Quick survey of war and chaos around the world:
--Greece elects leftist, anti-austerity government
--protests, crackdown mark 4 year anniversary of Egypt revolt, as Mubarek’s sons are released by the new dictatorship
--from his India trip, Obama adds stop in Saudi Arabia to kiss the hand of new King Salman, who reportedly suffers from dementia
--conservative columnist Ross Douthat reveals the truth that contradicts lies from John Kerry and others about the Saudis and King Abdullah
--violence rises in eastern Ukraine, as Russian media reports that English speaking soldiers are embedded with Kiev’s troops
--as US drone strikes continue, US embassy in Yemen is closed—but only to the public
--Kurdish forces in Syria claim they’ve taken control of Kobani
--in Sunday’s lead editorial, NY Times says US is quietly abandoning the goal of ousting Assad from Syria
--200 more Nigerians are killed by Boko Haram
--my votes for SAG Awards counted, as Birdman wins best picture