Agent who blew whistle on CIA torture gets jail time

What a country! Cheats and liars such as Lance Armstrong are lauded as heroes until damning evidence is presented. Real heroes are prosecuted for their good deeds:

Former CIA agent John Kiriakou pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to crimes related to blowing the whistle on the US government’s torture of suspected terrorists and was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Kiriakou, 48, agreed to admit to one count of disclosing information identifying a covert agent early Tuesday, just hours after his attorney entered a change of plea in an Alexandria, Virginia courtroom outside of Washington, DC…

2 thoughts on “Agent who blew whistle on CIA torture gets jail time

  1. Catch-22. “Laws are like spiders’ webs which, if anything small falls into them they ensnare it, but large things break through and escape.” Solon, 600 BC.

  2. I would make the comparison to those who ordered torture — or to the Big Banksters who allowed, maybe ordered, the actions which led to the Big Sh$t Meltdown and our subsequent Great Recession, which a Depression for the lower income quintiles but not for the One Percenters.

    Small fry, well, fry. Big fish just go along swimmingly. Money makes the world go round.

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