Refusing to offer testimony in a criminal investigation, citing his right to protect sources, blogger Josh Wolf was tossed in jail by a judge for contempt of court, and could spend a year there. That's disturbing.
For all of the crap that goes on with our government, our saving grace is that people can watch to make sure naughty things aren't going on. When you do something like this, you create a chilling effect, and when you create a chilling effect, the government can get away with stuff that is not in our best interest as a free nation. It's a slippery slope.
It'd be nice if the ACLU actually did something useful for a change and helped this guy out.