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FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds: 'I Will Tell All, & Name (new) Names'
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Former FBI translator and whistleblower Sibel Edmonds has promised to tell us everything she knows about treason at the highest level of the US government - with one proviso:
"Here's my promise to the American Public: If anyone of the major networks --- ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, FOX --- promise to air the entire segment, without editing, I promise to tell them everything that I know."

Edmonds, "the most gagged person in the history of the United States of America," has been trying to expose criminal activity, treason, at the highest levels of the US Government - Congress, Pentagon and State Dept - since she became aware of the crimes in 2001 and 2002.

Edmonds has exhausted every conceivable channel in the courts, Congress, and elsewhere, and is now willing to risk criminal charges to ensure that the American people learn how their government really 'works.'

BradBlog has the exclusive

From Brad Blog (in full, with permision)

EXCLUSIVE: FBI Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds Will Now Tell All - and Faces Charges if Necessary - to Any Major Television Network That Will Let Her

She's Prepared to Name Names, Including Those of Two 'Well-Known' Congress Members Involved in Criminal Corruption

The 'Most Gagged Person in U.S. History' Tells The BRAD BLOG She's Now Exhausted All Other Channels...

-- By Brad Friedman

Attention CBS 60 Minutes: we've got a huge scoop for you. If you want it.

Remember the exclusive story you aired on Sibel Edmonds, originally on October 27th, 2002, when she was not allowed to tell you everything that she heard while serving as an FBI translator after 9/11 because she was gagged by the rarely-invoked "States Secret Privilege"? Well, she's still gagged. In fact, as the ACLU first described her, she's "the most gagged person in the history of the United States of America".
But if you'll sit down and talk with her for an unedited interview, she has told The BRAD BLOG, she will now tell you everything she knows.

Everything she hasn't been allowed to tell since 2002, about the criminal penetration of the FBI where she worked, and at the Departments of State and Defense; everything she heard concerning the corruption and illegal activities of several well-known members of Congress; everything she's aware of concerning information omitted and/or covered up in relation to 9/11. All of the information gleaned from her time listening to and translating wire-taps made prior to 9/11 at the FBI.

Here's a handy bullet-point list, as we ran it in March of 2006, for reference, of what she's now willing to tell you about.

"People say, 'why doesn't she just come forward and spill the beans?' I have gone all the way to the Supreme Court and was shut down, I went to Congress and now consider that shut down," she told The BRAD BLOG last week when spoke with her for comments in relation to our story on former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's original attempt to move a resolution through the U.S. House in 2000 declaring the 1915 massacre of 1.5 million ethnic Albanians in Turkey as "genocide".

"Here's my promise to the American Public: If anyone of the major networks -- ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, FOX -- promise to air the entire segment, without editing, I promise to tell them everything that I know," about everything mentioned above, she told us.

"I can tell the American public exactly what it is, and what it is that they are covering up," she continued. "I'm not compromising ongoing investigations," Edmonds explained, because "they've all been shut down since."

"She's Very Credible"

She has, in fact, spent years taking every reasonable step to see that the information she has goes through the proper channels. The Supreme Court refused to hear her whistleblower lawsuit, even in light of the Department of Justice forcing the removal of both her and her own attorneys from the courtroom when they made their arguments concerning why it was that still had to remain gagged under the "States Secrets Privilege."

On the morning that the SCOTUS refused to hear her case, the facade cracked on the front of the building. In a ridiculously ironic metaphor which would have been rejected by any credible screen-writer, a chunk of marble -- just above an allegorical statue representing "Order" and just below the words "Equal Justice" -- came crashing to the ground.

She has met with, and told her story to, U.S. Senators including Republican Charles Grassley and Democrat Patrick Leahy, both of the Senate Intelligence Committee, both who found her extremely credible. 60 Minutes producers may remember when Grassley told them, "Absolutely, she's credible...And the reason I feel she's very credible is because people within the FBI have corroborated a lot of her story."

In fact, the FBI itself has done so. Their Inspector General found her allegations, as described in the unclassified version of his report, to be "credible", "serious" and "warrant a thorough and careful review by the FBI."

As far back as 2002, Grassley and Leahy co-wrote letters on Edmonds behalf to Attorney General John Ashcroft, FBI Director Robert Mueller, and DoJ Inspector General Glenn A. Fine, calling on all of them to take action in respect to the allegations she's made.

"Certain officials in this country are engaged in treason against the United States and its interests and its national security," she said during an interview an August 2005 interview on Democracy Now. That comment followed 60 Minutes' revelation years before alleging that Edmonds had information revealing that a "Turkish intelligence officer" she worked with at the FBI "had spies working for him inside the US State Department and at the Pentagon."

She's briefed many legislative offices -- as well as the 9/11 Commission -- in regard to her claims, and now, she says, she's even prepared to tell the media "the names of every single Congressional office who has received the names of the witnesses" to the crimes she's detailed.

When we spoke last week, Edmonds seemed to reserve most of her frustration for Congressman Henry Waxman's office. Waxman is the Democratic Chairman of the U.S. House Government Reform and Oversight Committee.

After briefing members of his security-cleared staff "inside the SCIF" -- a high-security room in the U.S. Capitol, specially created for discussion of highly sensitive information -- Edmonds says she was told on several occassions, prior to the 2006 Election, that her case would be one of the first heard in his committee, once he became Chairman.

"I even gave names of former and current FBI agents who were willing to go to Waxman's office and give more information on all of this," she said.

"Before the elections, I had a promise from Congressman Waxman's office." She claims they told her, before the election, "the only reason they couldn't hold hearings, was because the Republicans were blocking it."

"They said 'your case will be one of the first ones we will hold investigations on,'" she told us. Now, however, since the Democrats have become the majority in the House, Waxman's office is "going mum". They won't even respond to her calls.

The Congressman's office did not respond to several requests for comment on this story.

Two Other "Well-Known" Congressmen

Aside from the allegations she's already made concerning Hastert, as we reported in some detail in early 2006, following up on a Vanity Fair expos in 2005, Edmonds says there are at least "two other well-known" members of Congress that she's prepared to name as well.

"There are other Congressional people, whose names have not come out," she explained. "As I'll be able to give them file numbers and investigations, including investigations by the IRS. I will be giving details one by one, not just allegations."

"But," she added, "unfortunately nobody wants to have an investigation like that."

For the record, she told The BRAD BLOG, the other two "well-known members" are from the House, both Republican, and "one of them is recently no longer there."

So far, she says, "those names have not been public."


Since leaving the FBI, and in the wake of her years-long ordeal, which she frequently describes as "Kafka-esque", Edmonds has founded the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition

In addition to the support she has received, at various times, from members of Congress, she's received a great deal of support from members of the national security whistleblower community and government watchdog organizations.

As we reported last Spring, Veteran FBI counterintelligence agent, John Cole has said he's "talked to people who had read her file, who had read the investigative report, and they were telling me a totally different story" than that given publicly by FBI officials. "They were telling me that Sibel Edmonds was 100 percent accurate," he said, "management knew that she was correct."

Famed "Pentagon Papers" whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg has described Edmonds as "extremely credible." In a 2005 interview on KPFA, Ellsberg said, "FBI agents we've talked to have, in every respect that was raised, have confirmed her story - that she's a very credible witness."

More than 30 groups, from across the political spectrum -- including the Project on Government Oversight (POGO), Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the September 11th Advocates, the Liberty Coalition, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), OMB Watch, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and People for the American Way (PFAW) -- all signed a letter in March of this year calling on the House Oversight Committee to "hold public hearings into the case of FBI Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds, and the erroneous use of the State Secrets Privilege to shut down all court proceedings in her case."

That petition was sent almost precisely one year after The BRAD BLOG originally reported on a public petition to Congress, demanding they hold public hearings. More than 30,000 people, Edmonds says, have now signed that petition since it was first announced.

"Exhausted Every Channel"

In a speech given over the Summer in D.C. at the American Library Association (ALA, video here), Edmonds detailed the "Kafka-esque" nature of her unprecedented gag-order. Among the information still-regarded as "classified" under the States Secret Privelege: the fact that she was a translator for the FBI, where she was born, what languages she speaks, the date of her birth, the universities she attended and the degrees she earned.

In fact, the interview that CBS' 60 Minutes aired with her in 2004, was later retroactively classified by the Department of Justice under the same "privilege"!

But enough is enough. She's now ready to tell all. To the public. But not (yet) to us. She will speak, however, to any broadcast network who would like to have her.

"I have exhausted every channel. If they want to, they can bring criminal charges against someone who divulges criminal activity, and see how far they're going to get."

But will any of the corporate mainstream networks take her up on the offer? It'd certainly be an explosive exclusive.

"I don't think any of the mainstream media are going to have the guts to do it," she dared them.

So whaddaya say 60 Minutes? We've given you scoops before that you ended up turning down -- and likely later regretted. Will you be smart enough to take this one?

"You put me on air live, or unedited. If I'm given the time, I will give the American people the exact reason of what I've been gagged from saying because of the States Secrets Privilege, and why it is that I'm the most gagged person in the history of the United States."

"My feeling is that none of them have the guts to do that," she dared them, before charging, "they are all manipulated."

"I keep using the word Kafkaesque..." she paused, during her speech at ALA, clearly showing her exasperation, "because...," she continued slowly, "...I really can't come up with a better word."


Of course, the reason that Sibel is being forced into this drastic action, at great personal risk, is that Henry Waxman reneged on his promise to hold hearings in Congress where Sibel would be (legally) protected.

According to the last week's frontpage WaPo article on Waxman:
]"Waxman has become the Bush administration's worst nightmare: a Democrat in the majority with subpoena power and the inclination to overturn rocks.
Some investigations come straight from the headlines... But the real secret, Waxman said, is simply to follow investigations wherever they lead.

Except in Sibel's case.

In fact, Waxman doesn't even need to do any investigation in this case, the investigationwas completed years ago, and Waxman has seen the classified version, yet all he can say is
"I really don’t particularly have a comment on her case."

So what will it be, Henry? Will you follow the headlines, after Sibel has exposed herself to criminal charges and spilt the beans on national TV? How will you explain to your supporters that you sat on evidence of treason for years? Or will you do the right thing and hold hearings now 'wherever it leads'?


Let Sibel Edmonds Speak
Call Embarrass Waxman. Demand public open hearings:
DC :(202)225-3976 LA:323 651-1040 Capitol switchboard: 800-828-0498

CBS 60 Minutes: Ph: (212) 975-3247

Cross-posted Let Sibel Edmonds Speak

( Email me if you want to be added to my Sibel email list. Subject: 'Sibel email list')
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  -FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds: 'I Will Tell All, & Name (new) Names' lukery  Oct-29-07 07:32 AM   #0 
  - Yes. While Valerie is getting to speak on TV  mmonk   Oct-29-07 07:36 AM   #1 
  - Oh Kick fuckety KICK!!  annabanana   Oct-29-07 07:37 AM   #2 
  - keith would be great  lukery   Oct-29-07 08:01 AM   #9 
  - Honestly, I believe Dan Abrams  mmonk   Oct-29-07 09:43 AM   #31 
  - If this is about Turkey, the Pentagon may say "No", in which case NBC will decline.  McCamy Taylor   Oct-29-07 11:19 AM   #55 
  - what a great woman. I love her.  roguevalley   Oct-29-07 01:23 PM   #77 
     - Anyone have HuffPost blogger contacts? Let's move this story upward and turn up the heat. NT  waterdancer   Oct-30-07 04:30 AM   #180 
        - Make this story news the Colbert way  waterdancer   Oct-30-07 09:19 PM   #192 
  - I Recently Said I Was Only Going To Be Checking In At DU From Time  ChiciB1   Oct-29-07 01:38 PM   #80 
  - My one hope in the media is Keith.  truedelphi   Oct-29-07 01:57 PM   #84 
  - My one hope in the media is Keith.  truedelphi   Oct-29-07 01:57 PM   #85 
  - Anna,  WileEcoyote   Oct-29-07 02:32 PM   #94 
  - I think Ms. Edmonds needs to have a nice long chat with Bill Moyers. I'll  babylonsister   Oct-29-07 07:38 AM   #3 
  - Moyers would be fantastic  lukery   Oct-29-07 08:03 AM   #10 
  - Bill Moyers - I second that.  rabies1   Oct-29-07 09:38 AM   #28 
     - Only problem is that only WE would watch it. It needs to be on a national media outlet  kysrsoze   Oct-29-07 12:05 PM   #61 
        - Correct. It needs to be something with a big audience. Otherwise she risks prison for nothing  Ian_rd   Oct-29-07 02:53 PM   #99 
  - Bill would be the one...good idea! nt  femrap   Oct-29-07 09:52 AM   #35 
  - I Get LINK, But So Many Others Don't... A GOOD Starting Place Though! n/t  ChiciB1   Oct-29-07 01:39 PM   #81 
  - 5th rec. and a kick.  tekisui   Oct-29-07 07:41 AM   #4 
  - Tell all Sibel  malaise   Oct-29-07 07:42 AM   #5 
  - One of the links isn't working.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 07:48 AM   #6 
  - which one?  lukery   Oct-29-07 07:55 AM   #8 
     - It's working now.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 08:15 AM   #15 
  - Awesome!  bonito   Oct-29-07 07:53 AM   #7 
  - I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess that one of those GOP Congressman is Tom Delay.  Nickster   Oct-29-07 08:05 AM   #11 
  - K&R  Spurt   Oct-29-07 08:12 AM   #12 
  - Do you suppose ROBERT NOVAK would take her up on that?!  MetaTrope   Oct-29-07 08:13 AM   #13 
  - Why doesn't she post a video on Current TV?  whereismyparty   Oct-29-07 08:14 AM   #14 
  - She probably needs money.  lonestarnot   Oct-29-07 08:16 AM   #16 
  - Agreed.  lil d   Oct-29-07 02:32 PM   #95 
  - I think this needs exposure on a different level  mmonk   Oct-29-07 08:17 AM   #17 
  - You have more faith in the MSM than I do  whereismyparty   Oct-29-07 08:19 AM   #18 
     - it's all broken  lukery   Oct-29-07 08:29 AM   #19 
        - You are saying...  Spurt   Oct-29-07 08:47 AM   #20 
        - Exactly. Corrupt Corporations have turned America into a criminal nation.  dickbearton   Oct-29-07 06:24 PM   #146 
  - Or YouTube?  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-29-07 02:51 PM   #97 
     - I think Current is more elegant than You Tube.  whereismyparty   Oct-29-07 11:06 PM   #172 
  - The US broadcast media is corrupt. The BBC might do, though.  SnowGoose   Oct-29-07 08:48 AM   #21 
  - Just put it on YouTube, Sibel. n/t  antigop   Oct-29-07 08:49 AM   #22 
  - That would be the way to do it....  rateyes   Oct-29-07 09:45 AM   #33 
     - Just like the Downing Street Memos? If they cover it like they covered that,  John Q. Citizen   Oct-29-07 10:46 AM   #51 
  - kick  Spurt   Oct-29-07 09:31 AM   #23 
  - Why not Al Jazeera English?  maxkeiser   Oct-29-07 09:32 AM   #24 
  - I prefer a domestic media outlet  mmonk   Oct-29-07 09:38 AM   #27 
  - I like AJE but it would be too easy to label it as an anti-American broadcaster. nt  gateley   Oct-29-07 04:52 PM   #134 
  - Contact Bill Moyers or Dan Rather (at HDNet)...or maybe the PBS Frontline producers??  Roland99   Oct-29-07 09:33 AM   #25 
  - HELL YES!  Castleman   Oct-29-07 11:45 AM   #59 
  - Amy Goodman for Pacifica  rurallib   Oct-29-07 02:29 PM   #91 
  - I fear for her safety nt  Peggy Day   Oct-29-07 09:37 AM   #26 
  - My first thought, too. n/t  Emit   Oct-29-07 09:40 AM   #30 
  - That was my first thought as well. (nt)  redqueen   Oct-29-07 06:06 PM   #145 
  - Remember when Daniel Ellsburg had to hide ...  George Oilwellian   Oct-29-07 09:40 AM   #29 
  - Yes - the Ellsberg case is a very similar parallel  pberq   Oct-29-07 10:49 AM   #52 
  - Write a book first! (It seems to be the only way...)  Amonester   Oct-29-07 09:44 AM   #32 
  - Sibel you're such a tease.  MilesColtrane   Oct-29-07 09:48 AM   #34 
  - true, I doubt anyone will grant an unedited airing of any interview  PRETZEL   Oct-29-07 10:09 AM   #41 
  - Democracy Now?  kimpossible   Oct-29-07 09:53 AM   #36 
  - not unedited she wouldn't.  cali   Oct-29-07 10:43 AM   #49 
  - kick!  riverdeep   Oct-29-07 09:54 AM   #37 
  - Post The Information HERE -- On DU!  stirlingsliver   Oct-29-07 09:58 AM   #38 
  - you could read all of my past posts :-)  lukery   Oct-29-07 10:06 AM   #40 
  - Dan Rather, Bill Moyers come to mind immediately.  seafan   Oct-29-07 09:58 AM   #39 
  - 1 2 3  simmonsj811   Oct-29-07 10:17 AM   #42 
  - I wish her all the best of luck and protection. What a brave, brave, patriotic woman!  loudsue   Oct-29-07 10:25 AM   #43 
  - Here's the stupid question of the day...  timeforarevolution   Oct-29-07 10:31 AM   #44 
  - Unfortunately, "a life of its own" always relies  annabanana   Oct-29-07 12:21 PM   #64 
  - I think if you could get Keith Olberman to champion this, that would be the best option...  calipendence   Oct-29-07 12:29 PM   #66 
  - But would the government allow him to show it?  JDPriestly   Oct-29-07 05:55 PM   #142 
  - That's an interesting point...  AntiFascist   Oct-29-07 04:14 PM   #119 
  - K&R  StrictlyRockers   Oct-29-07 10:37 AM   #45 
  - What is Waxman's problem?  OzarkDem   Oct-29-07 10:38 AM   #46 
  - Time will tell.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 11:04 AM   #54 
  - horse's head in his bed. n/t  yodermon   Oct-29-07 01:00 PM   #74 
  - One word: AIPAC  leveymg   Oct-30-07 05:37 AM   #183 
  - Who wants to bet a $100 that Pelosi shut this down?  burythehatchet   Oct-29-07 10:39 AM   #47 
  - like she shut down  lukery   Oct-29-07 10:55 AM   #53 
  - No, I won't take you up on that bet...  rateyes   Oct-29-07 12:33 PM   #67 
  - No, I don't want to bet on anything Madame D'Offthetable may have done, at this point.nm  dicksteele   Oct-29-07 12:35 PM   #69 
  - K&R (nm)  Autumn Colors   Oct-29-07 10:41 AM   #48 
  - I think I hear the sound of swiftboat engines starting up. nt  Javaman   Oct-29-07 10:43 AM   #50 
  - Does it have to be American TV News?  McCamy Taylor   Oct-29-07 11:21 AM   #56 
  - Have Americans seen "Kill the Messenger"?  calipendence   Oct-29-07 12:37 PM   #71 
  - Maybe the BBC would be interested, or German or French TV?  JDPriestly   Oct-29-07 06:02 PM   #144 
  - K & R. nm  rhett o rick   Oct-29-07 11:21 AM   #57 
  - Our corporate government isn't going to let this happen.  Gregorian   Oct-29-07 11:41 AM   #58 
  - If all else fails...  Californian Dreamer   Oct-29-07 11:56 AM   #60 
  - Most gagged? There's lots of whistleblowers who have been gagged.  ray of light   Oct-29-07 12:12 PM   #62 
  - Can they show their driver's license to someone else without fear of "violating" their gag?  calipendence   Oct-29-07 12:34 PM   #68 
     - they have lost their jobs. They've lost their licenses. They've lost  ray of light   Oct-29-07 01:42 PM   #82 
        - She's not the most punished, but I still believe she IS the most gagged...  calipendence   Oct-29-07 02:36 PM   #96 
           - If she is so gagged, how do we know so much about her?  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-29-07 02:53 PM   #100 
              - They gagged her retroactively to prevent prosecutions.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 03:17 PM   #106 
  - Recommended for one of the bravest women in America!  robertpaulsen   Oct-29-07 12:15 PM   #63 
  - Thank you, Robert! That is a great review of Sibel and thanks to  Vadem   Oct-29-07 04:22 PM   #123 
  - Thanks for this! Great post. n/t  Truth2Tell   Oct-29-07 04:28 PM   #125 
  - 9/11 Press For Truth Video at YouTube includes the  go west young man   Oct-29-07 05:36 PM   #139 
     - Looks like proof of a cover up.  robertpaulsen   Oct-29-07 05:47 PM   #140 
     - Note the part at the end of the video where Randy Glass say's  go west young man   Oct-29-07 08:43 PM   #165 
     - Yep. That's a biggie.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 08:05 PM   #161 
  - Don't Get Your Hopes Up  arrested_president   Oct-29-07 12:27 PM   #65 
  - Tend to agree with you . . . I'd rather see her safe with her story ----  defendandprotect   Oct-29-07 02:26 PM   #90 
     - I'd say this is another reason to watch for another 2008 steal ---  defendandprotect   Oct-29-07 02:29 PM   #92 
  - And here's the kicker of course.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 12:36 PM   #70 
  - Kick arse!  Rambis   Oct-29-07 12:38 PM   #72 
  - BBC? Palast? Can she go overseas?  LSK   Oct-29-07 12:54 PM   #73 
  - She's been overseas. They all know pretty much.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 01:03 PM   #75 
  - No good. How many Americans are you aware of that have heard of Palast's reports?  Ian_rd   Oct-29-07 02:54 PM   #103 
  - She may also ...  ImForGore   Oct-29-07 06:27 PM   #147 
  - I was thinking the same thing...  republicansarewhores   Oct-29-07 03:42 PM   #114 
     - And BBC 24 hour News channel is being test marketed now here...  calipendence   Oct-29-07 04:30 PM   #126 
  - The government will pull it before it airs. They can't afford to have that broadcast.  MiniMe   Oct-29-07 01:13 PM   #76 
  - Where's Max Headroom, Blank Reg and Big Time Television when we need them?  calipendence   Oct-29-07 04:22 PM   #121 
  - K&R for Sibel  bobbolink   Oct-29-07 01:28 PM   #78 
  - I hope she has bodyguards?  bambino   Oct-29-07 01:34 PM   #79 
  - What about Current TV?  TexasBushwhacker   Oct-29-07 01:50 PM   #83 
  - Brave lady, I hope she's keeping safe.  rAVES   Oct-29-07 02:04 PM   #86 
  - my exact thought was "does she have a death wish?"  Connonym   Oct-29-07 02:54 PM   #104 
  - She might be safer after  vanboggie   Oct-29-07 04:34 PM   #130 
     - Normally, I'd agree...  ImForGore   Oct-29-07 06:29 PM   #148 
  - No media is going to _give_ the editorial right away, Sibel needs to buy the time  HereSince1628   Oct-29-07 02:21 PM   #87 
  - Why buy time when YouTube is free?  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-29-07 02:53 PM   #101 
     - Yes, but You Tube isn't a national TV network.  HereSince1628   Oct-29-07 06:32 PM   #151 
        - "Don't tase me, bro" became famous because of YouTube  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-30-07 06:48 AM   #185 
  - I don't get all.  TwoSparkles   Oct-29-07 02:24 PM   #88 
  - She's putting pressure on them and consequently Waxman.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 02:31 PM   #93 
  - I think it's brilliant actually  Ian_rd   Oct-29-07 02:52 PM   #98 
  - ding ding ding!! i believe you to be 100% correct!! eom  flyarm   Oct-29-07 08:07 PM   #162 
  - I agree. The M$M will stab her in the back. YouTube or Current TV are the ONLY options. nt  TheGoldenRule   Oct-29-07 04:10 PM   #118 
  - Bring Colleen Rowley along too  IDemo   Oct-29-07 02:25 PM   #89 
  - She can do this knowing NO ONE will give her an unedited run  Rex   Oct-29-07 02:54 PM   #102 
  - Find a secure location and POST IT ON THE NET  DearAbby   Oct-29-07 02:57 PM   #105 
  - I'm with you  blogslut   Oct-29-07 03:18 PM   #107 
  - Really looks like the ONLY way, doesn't it.  halobeam   Oct-29-07 03:23 PM   #109 
  - She doesn't have the balls to post it on YouTube  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-29-07 03:20 PM   #108 
  - Okay, Eric Cartman.  Rex   Oct-29-07 03:24 PM   #110 
  - Yeah cause You Tube is well known for allowing the posting  walldude   Oct-29-07 03:40 PM   #113 
  - Wow, you sure seem obsessed with Ms. Edmonds  kingofalldems   Oct-29-07 06:54 PM   #154 
  - Does Sibel Edmonds have protection?  whistle   Oct-29-07 03:24 PM   #111 
  - Somebody made a big fat typo in this article  48percenter   Oct-29-07 03:38 PM   #112 
  - this woman has balls  krj44   Oct-29-07 03:43 PM   #115 
  - Sibel Edmonds and other Whistleblowers Group  seemslikeadream   Oct-29-07 04:00 PM   #116 
  - K & R  StateSecrets   Oct-29-07 04:05 PM   #117 
  - SS< your tag line is misspelled...  elehhhhna   Oct-29-07 06:32 PM   #150 
  - LET HER SPEAK!!!!  sicksicksick_N_tired   Oct-29-07 04:14 PM   #120 
  - Two words, all too often applicable  leftist_not_liberal   Oct-29-07 04:22 PM   #122 
  - What about print media? Sy Hersch, perhaps...  elehhhhna   Oct-29-07 04:26 PM   #124 
  - Lukery, what about print?  elehhhhna   Oct-30-07 12:03 AM   #175 
  - I hope that she has a very good security and that she has the whole thing in  MasonJar   Oct-29-07 04:30 PM   #127 
  - did Valerie Plame get security?? do you have any idea how much security costs?eom  flyarm   Oct-29-07 04:51 PM   #133 
     - oooh I was hoping you'd get into this.  elehhhhna   Oct-29-07 06:30 PM   #149 
        - i certainly hope someone is providing her security..but after knowing Valerie Plame with definite  flyarm   Oct-29-07 06:42 PM   #152 
  - BBC  mtnester   Oct-29-07 04:31 PM   #128 
  - K&RRRRR n/t  AntiFascist   Oct-29-07 04:33 PM   #129 
  - How a bout the BBC where it would get quoted all over the world.  ooglymoogly   Oct-29-07 04:38 PM   #131 
  - Perhaps get BBC America to delay airing new Torchwood episode one hour on Saturday...  calipendence   Oct-29-07 04:55 PM   #135 
  - Keith Olbermann would be the perfect one for this if Abrams  Cass   Oct-29-07 04:47 PM   #132 
  - Sibel needs a big media forum..for her own safety.She needs the 75% of us to  flyarm   Oct-29-07 04:55 PM   #136 
  - Let Sibel speak!  Canuckistanian   Oct-29-07 05:18 PM   #137 
  - How about if Keith just mentions her and her offer to come forward? Devote  gateley   Oct-29-07 05:27 PM   #138 
  - Maybe Michael Moore could issue this challenge too...  calipendence   Oct-29-07 07:25 PM   #159 
  - Too bad she doesn't mention PBS- Bill Moyers would do it I bet!!!  EndElectoral   Oct-29-07 05:52 PM   #141 
  - Agreed ! It's funny "reporters" these days can't even have a 'scoop' handed to them ! LOL !  EVDebs   Oct-29-07 07:02 PM   #156 
  - "the 1915 massacre of 1.5 million ethnic Albanians in Turkey"  jeff30997   Oct-29-07 05:59 PM   #143 
  - The story is SO complicated and diverse, Lukery, I think if y'all  elehhhhna   Oct-29-07 06:46 PM   #153 
  - i'd go with sibel's headline  lukery   Oct-29-07 08:19 PM   #164 
     - Got it. Highlights?  elehhhhna   Oct-30-07 12:02 AM   #174 
        - others  lukery   Oct-30-07 01:13 AM   #178 
           - oops, oh yeah. So much treason,so little time...  elehhhhna   Oct-30-07 06:41 AM   #184 
  - Why the stipulation? Is she really saying no one wants to print her story?  Postman   Oct-29-07 07:01 PM   #155 
  - Maybe if we all lobby HEAVILY Link TV, Free Speech TV to put on "Kill the Messenger" now!  calipendence   Oct-29-07 07:19 PM   #157 
  - k&r  me b zola   Oct-29-07 07:24 PM   #158 
  - She is risking more than criminal charges /nt  still_one   Oct-29-07 07:44 PM   #160 
  - Why should you concede to a gag, when they do not comply with subpoenas?  lonestarnot   Oct-29-07 08:13 PM   #163 
  - Because they are in power.  mmonk   Oct-29-07 09:07 PM   #166 
  - K&R  Kurovski   Oct-29-07 09:15 PM   #167 
  - K & R  kelliebrat   Oct-29-07 10:12 PM   #168 
  - Would anyone in DU know how to pitch this interview to Bill Moyers?  Imagevision   Oct-29-07 10:18 PM   #169 
  - She should contact Ben Bradlee, he's still a VP at Wash Post. Kay Graham has to be  williesgirl   Oct-29-07 10:37 PM   #170 
  - Ted Turner might know some people.  elehhhhna   Oct-30-07 12:05 AM   #176 
  - kick! thanks Lukery! n/t  wildbilln864   Oct-29-07 10:47 PM   #171 
  - OK networks: I will watch the WHOLE THING with commercials before and after...  2 Much Tribulation   Oct-29-07 11:44 PM   #173 
  - So make an online video.  drm604   Oct-30-07 12:19 AM   #177 
  - peer to peer news  sss1977   Oct-30-07 01:59 AM   #179 
     - A youtube release leaves her with all the legal burdens.  HereSince1628   Oct-30-07 05:01 AM   #181 
  - Kick  Indi Guy   Oct-30-07 05:36 AM   #182 
  - kick. n/t  wildbilln864   Oct-30-07 11:23 AM   #186 
  - Put up or shut up.  tuckessee   Oct-30-07 11:28 AM   #187 
  - She's under a court order not to talk.  drm604   Oct-30-07 03:23 PM   #188 
     - I've heard that but never seen it.  Laurier   Nov-03-07 09:28 PM   #202 
        - Shh it is a secret! State secret that is according to the DOJ  sce56   Nov-03-07 11:38 PM   #205 
  - Been waiting for this  whyzayker   Oct-30-07 04:44 PM   #189 
  - Have to keep this one kicked!  sce56   Oct-31-07 08:59 AM   #195 
  - This needs to be constantly kicked K&R  sce56   Oct-30-07 08:14 PM   #190 
  - k&r nt  steve2470   Oct-30-07 08:15 PM   #191 
  - Yep! n/t  wildbilln864   Oct-30-07 11:15 PM   #193 
  - I wish Keith Olbermann would do this story Come ON Keith we need this one done!  sce56   Oct-30-07 11:58 PM   #194 
  - bada...  wildbilln864   Oct-31-07 11:16 PM   #196 
  - Keep this going  judaspriestess   Oct-31-07 11:51 PM   #197 
  - I'm with you there keep this posted and kicked!  sce56   Nov-01-07 08:47 AM   #198 
  - WOW almost 200 Rec's for this post want to keep it kicked for all to see!  sce56   Nov-02-07 07:19 PM   #199 
  - One more time I hope everyone here reads the OP it is the story of our nations freedom dying!  sce56   Nov-03-07 08:00 PM   #200 
  - That's the spirit!  quantessd   Nov-03-07 09:22 PM   #201 
     - Oh Yeah I forgot it was the 200th Post also for a 178 Rec'ed post  sce56   Nov-03-07 11:02 PM   #203 
  - No foreign networks want to bite?!  JackRiddler   Nov-03-07 11:19 PM   #204 
     - Just what I was afraid of.  wildbilln864   Nov-03-07 11:42 PM   #206 
     - No one is going to take that one. Unedited? Never.  Rex   Nov-03-07 11:43 PM   #207 
        - kick anyway  JackRiddler   Nov-05-07 01:31 AM   #208 

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