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What was it that woman from the Tea Party said when she testified before congress? "The government has forgotten it's place". Something like that.
There are two problems here and one is very much more significant a problem then the other. We can argue what information the government can collect and how they do it. And keep in mind this did not start with the Patriot act as much as the Liberals would like to believe it did. But the second and much larger problem is what the government does with the information. It is clear that the Obama administration provided his re-election organizations with information on his opponent and provided them information about the Tea party groups. What else has the Obama administration leaked to harm his enemies or enable him to gain an advantage. Rush says we are witnessing a coup the evidence being exposed everyday seems to support this belief. What's next?
--here's what two respected reporters are digging up. Hagmann has consistently scooped the world on Benghazi, look at his archive --esp his three parter on Benghazi.
Bill Gertz, again, see the archive. The last half of his piece on the AQ publications is concerned with what AQ itself is claiming is underway.
These four big scandals underway right now will definitely cripple our response to anything big --Like the soon-to-be martyr from Benghazi said in his phone call to the congressman weeks before the attack, in trying to explain why the calls for security were being ignored, "the taliban are in the house".
Eric Holder's law firm is deep inside the AQ-Yemen organization --oh, i know, as 'defense lawyers'. If AQ IS planning a big attack, Holder will probably have the scuttlebutt.
What Hagmann's DHS mole is saying is that the American people's trust in this admin is so low that Obama will make the case, after the attack, that the internet subverted intelligence gathering and let the attack happen. He will say "everybody on the internet is talking about how to bring down the govt, and we can't tell what is talk and what is planning. The victims of xxxxxxx (the new attack) demand that we shut this criminal activity off the only way we know how --to pull the plug (cough) 'temporarily'."
If they can stop us from communicating, a wipeout of the 1st and 2nd Amendments will be doable ''in detail'' --and they know the folks they need to stop --the IRS has everybody's whole life and property lists.
This (along with whatever Kerry can do to the navy to drop it out of oil-delivery sea-lane protection) should trash the Dollar just as the BRICS' new IMF proposals are presented. Off the Dollar and heaven help the economy --mission accomplished for the KGB/jihad, as far as battlefield preparation.
Another clue ...
... as to whether this sudden avalanche of 'outing' the admin is really a series of disparate events --or the admin itself, signaling the showdown fight this summer.
The weird thing about these conspiracy theories --no i'm not gonna say 'i told you so' about these people in this admin --is that if enough folks sniff out what may an option for these people, maybe it acts to close down that line of attack. It's important to remain calm and try to stick with the record, so as to maintain the goldilocks credibility --not too much, not too little.
If everything has been misinterpreted and obama turns out to be an actual American doing what American presidents are supposed to do, then yes, apologies are forever, with the single explanation that if these guys are not subversives, then, for life in the public eye, they are damn sure mighty ignorant of appearances.
BTW, the flag rank decapitation of the US military continues apace. Today, our commander of US Army in Japan was taken down. Again, the ''sex crisis'' that Leon Panetta stirred up before he quit to go hide until the whatever it will be has been.
Oh, you ask, did Major General Michael T. Harrison get caught porking a hussy? Naw, what he was this: he 'failed to properly investigate a charge of sexual misconduct' down in the ranks somewhere.
How many of these charges would you say float across an Army commander's desk, in an ordinairy year? 100? 1000? 10? Don't they go to JAG, at once?
What did General Harrison do, exactly? Besides being in line for command of CENTCOM, that is.
We've lost dozens of flag ranks, just since Benghazi --all on this same ''crisis of sexual misconduct in the armed forces''.
What's happening is breathtaking --why isn't it the f**king Hitler bullshit, 1930s Germany, all over again?
I had a similar reaction to the hype about sexual misconduct in the military. It would appear that the offenses are no worse then or more common then other groups of adults the same age such as colleges. Don't get me wrong if a crime is committed I say arrest the perp and bring him/her to trial. But I get the impression the huge number of sexual offenses has been plumped up by lumping everything and anything together even if it doesn't rise to the level of a crime. For what purpose? Possibly to cripple the military. To this end I think those female congress persons who are attacking the military and demanding heads roll over this may well be the most prominent useful idiots. Who's fingerprints are on this? This didn't just become a problem last week. Why the sudden attention unless it fits the purpose of nutering the military.
The Dems are starting to see it because they are staring to worry about their phony baloney jobs. This administration is made up of the creme d'la Dem and they are all dirty. This isn't a few close to Obama but widespread corruption of the Democrat party across the board.
When you just can't quiiiite demand a loyalty oath (yet), you do the next best thing. That would be, find a way to dispose of field grade officers whom you suspect would not be politically reliable to you. A morals crusade is about all you got, in a color-blind meritocracy.
Anyone who won't sign-off on the crusade will be effectively advocating rape, and the evidence can be anything --did you ever listen to a dirty joke being told when you were back in high school? Yes? Well, if you've been selected for the 'morals revival therapy tent/star chamber, that'll end your career.