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Whistleblower Accuses California Lottery of Lewd Behavior

An anonymous whistleblower has sent a package to Governor Jerry Brown containing pictures allegedly showing senior California Lottery leaders behaving in a lewd manner, including one man placing his head up a woman’s shirt, at a Southern California piano bar. It is the second such missive in two years.

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Michigan Union Executives Removed Over Embezzlement Scandal

Michigan’s Service Employee International Union (SEIU) has confirmed it has removed two top officials from their positions amid an investigation into a large amount of money missing from the organization’s treasury.

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Establishment Dilemma: Pardon Edward Snowden or Hang Him

There is an increasing roar coming from the hard libertarians, the hard left and the hard right demanding that former National Security Agency (NSA) analyst-turned-cyber-security leaker Edward Snowden be pardoned, but the U.S. political establishment would rather hang him.

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‘Panama Papers’ Source Writes Manifesto Against ‘Income Inequality’

The anonymous source for the “Panama Papers” leak – described by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists as a “whistleblower,” although the Mossack Fonseca law firm of Panama would say “thief” is a better word – has written a lengthy manifesto, reprinted in full by the ICIJ.

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Whistleblowers: Top Intel Official Knew ‘Optimistic’ Islamic State Reports Were Cooked

Last summer brought a surprisingly short-lived scandal about the Obama administration cooking the books to make the president’s strategy against the Islamic State look far more successful than it actually was. Now there are whistleblowers charging that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper knew the ISIS reports were excessively “optimistic.”

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Senate Panel Chair Blasts VA IG For Retaliating Against Whistleblowers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The chairman of a Senate governmental affairs panel blasted the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG), charged with protecting and encouraging federal employees to come forward with allegations of personnel wrongdoing, for retaliating against whistleblowers.

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Report: Obama Officials Pushed False Narrative on ISIS Through Politicized Intel

The intelligence products that were initially provided by Defense Department intelligence analysts–who claim that their reports were significantly altered by Obama administration officials to provide favorable analysis related to the U.S.-led coalition’s operations against ISIS–to U.S. Central Command, have now been revealed to the public, by way of a Daily Beast report on their findings.

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‘Snowden’ Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt: ‘What He Did Was Right’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to play former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden in an Oliver Stone biopic early next year – and in an interview with the Guardian, the actor details a secret meeting he had with Snowden in Russia to prepare for the role.

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Colonel: ‘A Good Deal of Evidence’ Ransom Was Paid For Sgt. Bergdahl

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jason Amerine, a Green Beret war hero, told lawmakers that the government retaliated against him, in part, because he told Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) that the Obama administration paid a ransom that ended up stolen for accused deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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Grassley Blows Lid Off Marshal Service Scandal

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is bringing attention to numerous whistleblower allegations that the United States Marshals Service is mismanaged and rife with personnel actions.