Ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty in largest theft of secrets ever
A former contractor for the National Security Agency, the federal government's super-secret codebreaker, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he stole and held onto classified government secrets.
Harold Martin of Glen Burnie, Maryland, entered a guilty plea in a Baltimore federal courtroom. When he was arrested in 2016, investigators said thousands of secret and top-secret documents in printed and digital form were found in his house and car.
After Thursday's hearing, his defense lawyers said Martin's actions "were the product of mental illness, not treason."...
Adriel wrote: He is probably a Democrat with Liberalist and socialist tendencies.
Perhaps; criminals are natural Democrats. But don't rule out conservatives either; I've dealt with phonies among these, including pastors. This is why I'm wary of folks who make lots of unsolicited religious or patriotic noise. Men who cry out against abuses of the Bible or US Constitution, but won't heed God's rules or even their own.
Has anything changed much? Sadducees were the "liberals" of Jesus's day, and Pharisees the conservatives.