Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: FBI Infiltrates Peaceful Activists, Again!

Peter B. Collins Presents Hendrik Voss For many years, peaceful protesters have gathered each November at Fort Benning, Georgia to advocate for the closure of America’s torture academy, the School of the Americas (renamedWestern Hemisphere Institute for Security and Cooperation). Hendrik Voss explains that his organization, School of the Americas Watch, has accessed FBI documents […]

BFP Roundtable Video- DOD Goes to Hollywood!

Pearse Redmond, Tom Secker & Prof. Matthew Alford on the Largest ever FOIA release from Pentagon’s Entertainment Liaison Office” In this episode Tom Secker and I are joined by Professor Matthew Alford for a discussion of the Department of Defense’s’ ever increasing relation with Hollywood cinema. We discuss the history and nature of the DOD’s […]

DisInfoWars with Tom Secker- How to use the Freedom of Information Act

As a keen user of the Freedom of Information Act I have filed many requests over the years. This week I delve into some of my personal experiences with FOIA requests explaining what worked and what didn’t, which requests were successful and unsuccessful, and why. I discuss the latest success: getting over 1600 pages of […]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Google’s Secret Ties to Spy Agencies

Peter B. Collins Presents Journalist Yasha Levine Researching for his new book Surveillance Valley, Yasha Levine of Pando updates us on his probe of the origins of Google Earth. Now “the biggest private surveillance operation on planet Earth”, Google purchased the startup Keyhole, Inc. in 2003 from In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the CIA. […]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Google Execs’ Cozy Relationships with NSA Boss

Peter B. Collins Presents Journalist Jason Leopold At al Jazeera America, Jason Leopold recently published email exchanges between former NSA chief Keith Alexander and Google’s top brass, including Chairman Eric Schmidt and co-founder Sergey Brin. The emails show Alexander thanking the googlers for previous meetings, and inviting them to an upcoming classified briefing. This expose […]

The DOJ-FBI Have it Both Ways: “Ain’t Nothing Here, but the “Nothing” is Highly Classified & Sensitive”

“Our simplicity-loving government-trusting & mainstream media-following majority has half of it right:-It is a conspiracy!” Once upon a time there lived a Saudi Clan in a city called Sarasota in the United States. The clan was visited by Mohamed Atta – the government-designated top hijacking terrorist who according to the government led the largest terrorist […]

The EyeOpener- Blackballed: How the FBI Bends FOIA

The New FBI Trick to Keep the Public in the Dark The Freedom of Information Act is intended to be one of the American citizens’ key checks against the fraud and corruption that inevitably happens in the corridors of power when information can be hidden behind a secrecy classification. One agency of the government that […]

Updates & Weekly Round Up for March 28

Today marks Boiling Frogs Post’s fifth month of operation, and the last day of our fundraising campaign. On behalf of our team members I want to thank all of you for your support, with a special thanks to 658 of you who donated to our cause. We may not have reached our benchmark for our […]

The Impulse to Secrecy: The Glomar Response

Distorting & Undermining Institutional Accountability & The U.S. legal system By William Weaver The impulse to secrecy is now the dominant trait of federal government.  Public access to information is disappearing faster than the Amazon rain forest, and a recent case is an important example of how this impulse distorts and undermines crucial institutional accountability […]