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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#907850 May 20, 2013
The Bush administration, seeking to limit leaks of classified information, has launched initiatives targeting journalists and their possible government sources. The efforts include several FBI probes, a polygraph investigation inside the CIA and a warning from the Justice Department that reporters could be prosecuted under espionage laws.

In recent weeks, dozens of employees at the CIA, the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies have been interviewed by agents from the FBI's Washington field office, who are investigating possible leaks that led to reports about secret CIA prisons and the NSA's warrantless domestic surveillance program, according to law enforcement and intelligence officials familiar with the two cases.

Numerous employees at the CIA, FBI, Justice Department and other agencies also have received letters from Justice prohibiting them from discussing even unclassified issues related to the NSA program, according to sources familiar with the notices. Some GOP lawmakers are also considering whether to approve tougher penalties for leaking.

In a little-noticed case in California, FBI agents from Los Angeles have already contacted reporters at the Sacramento Bee about stories published in July that were based on sealed court documents related to a terrorism case in Lodi, according to the newspaper.

Some media watchers, lawyers and editors say that, taken together, the incidents represent perhaps the most extensive and overt campaign against leaks in a generation, and that they have worsened the already-tense relationship between mainstream news organizations and the White House.

"There's a tone of gleeful relish in the way they talk about dragging reporters before grand juries, their appetite for withholding information, and the hints that reporters who look too hard into the public's business risk being branded traitors," said New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller, in a statement responding to questions from The Washington Post. "I don't know how far action will follow rhetoric, but some days it sounds like the administration is declaring war at home on the values it professes to be promoting abroad."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/...

just because FOX ignored doesn't mean it didn't happen.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907851 May 20, 2013
How sad for the people in Moore, Oklahoma.

37 confirmed dead so far - most are children who were at school.

The worst tornado recorded in Oklahoma.

We should keep these people in our thoughts and prayers even as we discuss politics.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#907852 May 20, 2013
another School Fatality where is the democrats, we need laws to ban Tornados.

Dozens killed as tornado tears through Oklahoma, leaving miles of debris

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/20/18...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907853 May 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>They're taking notes for their own state security agencies. When America sneezes ;the World catches a cold.
You are beyond help

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Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#907854 May 20, 2013
Whatever wrote:
How do we know we have an administration out of control?
When we have foreign press discussing the DOJ's decision to now prosecute reporters.
America is no longer that shinning city on a hill that once beckoned to the weary and downtrodden. It is becoming a dark city sunk into a dark valley and any light is to be found elsewhere.

The Boy Messiah symbolizes all that is wrong with America.

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Gering, NE

#907855 May 20, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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[sigh]
HUBRIS: The Bush Admin's Push To Silence Iraq War Whistleblowers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =r65LcszE2gMXX
Chew on this Sonic your Obama and his DOJ has been ruthless

"“We have tried more leak cases—brought more leak cases during the course of this administration than any other administration,” Holder said before the Senate Judiciary Committee last year.…

Between 1917 and 1985, there was one successful federal leak prosecution. The Obama White House, by contrast, has pursued leaks “with a surprising relentlessness,” as Jane Mayer wrote in her masterful New Yorker piece about the prosecution of Thomas Drake."
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#907856 May 20, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> No. Exports are not consumed in this country so they are not taxed. Imports are consumed in this country so they are taxed.
Charging foreigners less for an American-made product than you charge Americans seems like a flaw in your plan.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907857 May 20, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
[sigh]
HUBRIS: The Bush Admin's Push To Silence Iraq War Whistleblowers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =r65LcszE2gMXX
You are fool. The Obama DOJ is trying to prosecute journalist and you are whining about what?

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907858 May 20, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
<quoted text>
It is a great time to bring up:
Republicans say: hey OK! fix it yourself, we cant afford it.
After all billionaires need more tax cuts. Hey GOP: give a billionaire $50 million dollars like Bush did.
TORNADO? feds are broke Yo! Clean up your own mess......the GOP RED WAY! HYPOCRITES!
Unfortunately for you, the democrats and Obama hiked up the deficit even more than the fallout from the housing market collapse.

Everyone got to keep more of their own money before the bubble burst and the economy was doing quite well.

Now we all have less money and the economy is being kept afloat by the Feds printing money. Wait until January when Obamacare really kicks in and/or the Feds stop printing the money.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#907859 May 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>You're the insensitive dope,ya know. Those folks down in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina were more than glad to see a 'horde of untrained teenagers' from church relief groups go in as first responders to help them when Bush 43's Brownie-headed f*ck'd -up FEMA couldn't even get to the city outskirts with helicopters and armored half-track military vehicles .
If you can't successfully argue anything for the Magic Negro then a quick fallback position is always near at hand: Bush-Bashing.

Intellectual sloths like you are always good at shooting peas.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#907860 May 20, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
another School Fatality where is the democrats, we need laws to ban Tornados.
Dozens killed as tornado tears through Oklahoma, leaving miles of debris
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/20/18...
Laws to ban tornadoes?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907861 May 20, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
The Bush administration, seeking to limit leaks of classified information, has launched initiatives targeting journalists and their possible government sources. The efforts include several FBI probes, a polygraph investigation inside the CIA and a warning from the Justice Department that reporters could be prosecuted under espionage laws.
In recent weeks, dozens of employees at the CIA, the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies have been interviewed by agents from the FBI's Washington field office, who are investigating possible leaks that led to reports about secret CIA prisons and the NSA's warrantless domestic surveillance program, according to law enforcement and intelligence officials familiar with the two cases.
Numerous employees at the CIA, FBI, Justice Department and other agencies also have received letters from Justice prohibiting them from discussing even unclassified issues related to the NSA program, according to sources familiar with the notices. Some GOP lawmakers are also considering whether to approve tougher penalties for leaking.
In a little-noticed case in California, FBI agents from Los Angeles have already contacted reporters at the Sacramento Bee about stories published in July that were based on sealed court documents related to a terrorism case in Lodi, according to the newspaper.
Some media watchers, lawyers and editors say that, taken together, the incidents represent perhaps the most extensive and overt campaign against leaks in a generation, and that they have worsened the already-tense relationship between mainstream news organizations and the White House.
"There's a tone of gleeful relish in the way they talk about dragging reporters before grand juries, their appetite for withholding information, and the hints that reporters who look too hard into the public's business risk being branded traitors," said New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller, in a statement responding to questions from The Washington Post. "I don't know how far action will follow rhetoric, but some days it sounds like the administration is declaring war at home on the values it professes to be promoting abroad."
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/...
just because FOX ignored doesn't mean it didn't happen.
The Obama administration has been ruthless in their pursuit and prosecution of whistle blowers.

“We have tried more leak cases—brought more leak cases during the course of this administration than any other administration,” Holder said before the Senate Judiciary Committee last year.…

You are whining about what?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907862 May 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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America is no longer that shinning city on a hill that once beckoned to the weary and downtrodden. It is becoming a dark city sunk into a dark valley and any light is to be found elsewhere.
The Boy Messiah symbolizes all that is wrong with America.
He almost made it to his goal but then the house of cards fell.

You don't go after the press.

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#907863 May 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>They're taking notes for their own state security agencies. When America sneezes ;the World catches a cold.
Obama lies, people die.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907864 May 20, 2013
Let us look at this major security leak that the DOJ is pursuing relentlessly against a journalist.

"Reporters widely denounce the latest White House leak investigation as "unprecedented"

The Department of Justice went to extreme lengths in 2010 to ferret out who leaked classified information about North Korea to a Fox News reporter, pulling the reporter's emails and phone records, and tracking his movements in and out of the State Department, according to the Washington Post.

The report comes one week after the Associated Press revealed that the Justice Department had secretly obtained its reporters' phone records as part of a separate leak investigation.

But the latest case reportedly went much further than that. While the DOJ only obtained phone numbers for incoming and outgoing calls made by AP reporters, in the North Korea case the department obtained a search warrant to dig through the content of Fox News correspondent James Rosen's emails — and even suggested he may have violated federal law by reporting his findings.

In June 2009, Rosen reported on a U.S. intelligence assessment of North Korea's nuclear program. Outraged at what it felt was a breach of national security — and potentially an act of espionage — the Obama administration went to work to find the source of the leak.

Citing court records that detail the government's investigation, the Post reports that FBI investigators pulled Rosen's phone and email records, and, using his government-issued security badge, pinpointed when he entered and left the State Department. Using that information, they linked him to Stephen Jin-Woo Kim, a State Department security contractor.

http://news.yahoo.com/why-justice-department-...

Wow, the North Koreans may retaliate by increasing their nuclear program. That was the earth shattering revelation.

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#907865 May 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Charging foreigners less for an American-made product than you charge Americans seems like a flaw in your plan.
You want to sell more American made products overseas while cutting down on imports?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#907866 May 20, 2013
Plus the fact that when people come here from other countries they will pay the tax. Also the underground/black market will no longer be tax exempt.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907867 May 20, 2013
Individuals who were targeted by the IRS also report having the FBI, OSHA and ATF harassing them too
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#907868 May 20, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Laws to ban tornadoes?
You should support this, being a leftwing loon like you are.

Just think. A tornado might not be green under certain conditions.

A loon like you says like far out man. Like whoa! Where's my weed & vodka. See lily. I speak your DEMOCRAT LOSER language.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#907869 May 20, 2013
wayne johnson wrote:
<quoted text>you have gotta be kidding it was your mate george bush that got us into this mess
it was him that brought in the patriot act too
A clueless mate here indeed.

"ave" another drink mate!

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