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Dan Pfeiffer is going to be on all 5 talk shows Sunday. Hope what he doesn't know is the same on all shows. rolleyes.gif

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Good question on twitter, @Casino67.

Who told Col. Gibson to stand down.

 

Really strange that it is still hanging. Maybe the answer is too explosive??

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Good question on twitter, @Casino67.

Who told Col. Gibson to stand down.

 

Really strange that it is still hanging. Maybe the answer is too explosive??

That or nobody knows? There isn't a lot of knowing going on.

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Good question on twitter, @Casino67.

Who told Col. Gibson to stand down.

 

Really strange that it is still hanging. Maybe the answer is too explosive??

That or nobody knows? There isn't a lot of knowing going on.

 

That seems to be a priority question though. If someone let four guys get murdered, someone should be asking who told you not to try to help. One of the things that cause me to wake up cussing.

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Why the underwear-bomber leak infuriated the Obama administration

 

This is fascinating. I don't quite understand it, but it goes to the AP leaks.

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The AP story that has so infuriated the government described the breakup of an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula plot to place an underwear bomber on board a U.S.-bound airliner. Published on the afternoon of May 7, 2012, the story patted itself on the back for having heeded the White House and CIA requests to not publish the previous week, when the AP first learned of the operation. The AP states in the article that it published only after being told by “officials” that the original “concerns were allayed.” In a chronology published in today’s Washington Post, we’re told that the CIA was no longer resisting publication of the AP story on the day it hit the wire (Monday) and that the White House was planning to “announce the successful counterterrorism operation that Tuesday.”

 

That may be the case, but the government was still incensed by the leak. In fact, it appears that officials were livid. As my Reuters colleagues Mark Hosenball and Tabassum Zakaria reported last night, the government found the leak so threatening that it opened a leak investigation before the AP ran its story.

 

Now, what would make the Obama administration so furious? My guess is it wasn’t the substance of the AP story that has exasperated the government but that the AP found a source or sources that spilled information about an ongoing intelligence operation and that even grander leaks might surge into the press corps’ rain barrels.

At the risk of making the Department of Justice’s argument for it, a leak once sprung can turn into a gusher as the original leakers keep talking and new ones join them, or as the government attempts to explain itself, or as others in the government begin to speak out of turn. From what I can tell, all of the above happened after the AP story appeared.

 

As Reuters reported a week and a half after the AP scoop, the White House sought to spin the AP story immediately after its publication. “At about 5:45 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 7, just before the evening newscasts, John Brennan, President Barack Obama’s top White House adviser on counterterrorism, held a small, private teleconference to brief former counterterrorism advisers who have become frequent commentators on TV news shows,” Reuters’ Hosenball wrote.

One of the participants in the conference caller, President Clinton’s former counterterrorism chief, Richard Clarke, proceeded to milk and re-milk the conference call over the next two days in his role as an ABC News contributor.

 

I don’t mean to suggest that Clarke “leaked” sensitive information from the Brennan conference call. Rather, he repeated what he was told about the operation. And once he started talking, his comments widened the AP’s rivulet into a 10-inch water main. On the May 7, 2012, edition of World News Tonight With Diane Sawyer, Clarke said:

The U.S. government is saying [the bombing plot] never came close because they had insider information, insider control.

That was new news. The AP story said nothing about an insider, an infiltrator or a double agent.

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Mark Young Mark Young ‏@Mark_JekyllHyde 48s

After this week the so called tin foil hat crowd is looking a little more sane.

 

Ha! Finally I get vindication. laugh.png

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Brave stand in Colorado....against Bloomberg money & determined progtards....and against State House & Senate members that are threatening them.....

 

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The Week in Pictures, Scandalpalooza Edition

Steven Hayward

May 17, 2013

 

I had to doublecheck the calendar this morning to make sure I hadn’t woken up back on April 1, for a couple of the front section headines in today’s Wall Street Journal had me wondering. Such as: “As Hepatitis C Spreads, Scotland Steps In.” Scotland? Since when did it become the CDC? Or how about this: “Berlin Leftists’ New Target: Barbie Dreamhouse.” You can always count on the left for frivolity.

 

Anyway, lots of good stuff piled up on the photo spindle since our midweek graphical update. There’s a pretty clear theme here–even the media can spot it I think.

 

 

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Dan Pfeiffer is going to be on all 5 talk shows Sunday. Hope what he doesn't know is the same on all shows. rolleyes.gif

 

 

 

There! I hope this finally clears all these silly little questions up, and we can move on.

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Brave stand in Colorado....against Bloomberg money & determined progtards....and against State House & Senate members that are threatening them.....

 

@WeaselZippers

 

Thanks for posting this, SRWoodchuck. I didn't know about this.

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Dan Pfeiffer is going to be on all 5 talk shows Sunday. Hope what he doesn't know is the same on all shows. rolleyes.gif

 

 

 

There! I hope this finally clears all these silly little questions up, and we can move on.

 

"The president took swift, decisive action." laugh.png

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And Zero's going to get more laws passed to make sure this bad stuff doesn't happen again while continuing to fight for the middle class and fix the economy.

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I liked this Homily.

 

Pope Francis: “We all chat in church!”

 

May 18, 2013 By Deacon Greg Kandra

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Specifically, he was talking about meddling and gossip. From his homily Saturday:

 

The Christian must overcome the temptation to “interfere in the lives of others,” was the exhortation of Pope Francis at Mass this morning at the Casa Santa Marta. The Pope also stressed that talk and envy do so much harm to the Christian community.

 

“What is it to you?” Pope Francis begin his homily referring to a question Jesus posed to Peter when he had meddled in the life of the disciple John, “whom Jesus loved.” Peter, the Pope pointed out, had “a dialogue of love” with the Lord, but then the dialogue “is diverted to another track,” and he also suffers from a temptation: “to interfere in the lives of others.” How do you say “vulgar,” said the Pope, Peter becomes “nosy”. Focus is therefore on two modes of this mix in the lives of others. First, the “comparison”, “to compare oneself with others.” When there is this comparison, Pope Francis said, “we end up in bitterness and even envy, but envy rusts the Christian community, “it brings much hurt,” the “devil wants that.” The second mode of this temptation, he added, is gossip. It begins “in an educated way,” but then we end up “feeling bad”.
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Dan Pfeiffer is going to be on all 5 talk shows Sunday. Hope what he doesn't know is the same on all shows. rolleyes.gif

 

 

 

There! I hope this finally clears all these silly little questions up, and we can move on.

 

"The president took swift, decisive action." laugh.png

 

Note he didn't didn't say swift decisive action on what. What to have for lunch...where to go golfing...any number of things he could have taken swift decisive action on.

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Can't help myself.......hold it.........hold it.......

 

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Nobody will hire me, or my brother. Is it my fault I dribble when I drink?

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Good grief. Time for a new thread. aacck

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