Texas University law professor Steve Vladeck explains why the move by the US to charge Julian Assange, a media publisher, with espionage (18 U.S.C. § 793(e)) for reporting on US war crimes in Iraq is a direct threat to press freedom worldwide going forward.

by AssuredlyAThrowAway Today, wikileaks publisher Julian Assange was arrested on an extradition warrant to the US related to 18 U.S.C. § 793(e) (an espionage statute) as punishment for the publication of the “Collateral … Read more

Small Texas Town Has More Than 1,000 Anonymously Registered Aircraft w/ No Airport

Foreign ownership of thousands of U.S. aircraft cloaked in secrecy Why does a small East Texas town called Onalaska have more than 1,000 registered aircraft – and no airport? www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/investigates/foreign-ownership-of-thousands-of-us-aircraft-cloaked-in-secrecy/287-959247e4-3aba-4c0a-a83b-639145e81a64Read more