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John Brennan Involved in Obama Passport Breach (Quid Pro Quo)
Atlas Shrugs ^ | 2-24-2010 | Pamela Geller

Posted on 02/24/2010 6:26:45 PM PST by capacommie

John Brennan Involved in Obama Passport Breach

Pamela Geller, Atlas Shrugs
Quid pro quo?

If you recall, during the presidential election, I ran a number of stories on the passport breach of Obama's passport at the Department of State.

It bears noting that John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, who made those recent incredible pro-terror remarks, some in Arabic no less, about the beauty of jihad, was connected with the tampering with Obama's passport. 

Back in March 2008, the State Department launched an investigation of improper computer access to passport records of Barack Husssein Obama. The investigation was focusing on one employee — a contract worker with a company headed by an adviser to the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama (more here at The Washington Times)

Pbama said at the time:

In Portland, Ore., Mr. Obama said the series of attempts to "tap into people's personal records" were "a problem not just for me but for how our government functions."

Laughable considering how intrusive his administration has been and continues to be in accessing private information.

Officials do not know whether information was improperly copied, altered or removed from the database during the intrusions.
 

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"As soon as we realized that there were these unauthorized accesses for Senator Obama's passport files, we collected the information, we briefed the secretary, we briefed Senator Obama's staff, all before we ever replied to the reporter," Mr. McCormack said.

You will also recall that the key witness in the presidential Passport tampering case mas murdered. Shot in the head, in his car, in front of his church.
 

 

Chief of firm involved in breach is Obama adviser
updated 9:10 p.m. EDT, Sat March 22, 2008
cnn.com
WASHINGTON (CNN) — The CEO of a company whose employee is accused of improperly looking at the passport files of presidential candidates is a consultant to the Barack Obama campaign, a source said Saturday.
John O. Brennan, president and CEO of the Analysis Corp., advises the Illinois Democrat on foreign policy and intelligence issues, the source said.
Brennan briefed the media on behalf of the campaign this month.
The executive is a former senior CIA official and former interim director of the National Counterterrorism Center.
He contributed $2,300 to the Obama campaign in January…

Back in March 2008, State Department employees had tampered with the passport files of Barack Obama.

At the time, "State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said the violations of McCain and Clinton's passport files were not discovered until Friday, after officials were made aware of the unauthorized access of Obama's records and a separate search was conducted".

The incidents raise questions as to whether the information was accessed for political purposes and why two contractors involved in the Obama search were dismissed before investigators had a chance to interview them.

I always thought they rifled through Clinton's and McCain's files to make it look as if it was all three, but it was Obama's passport records that they accessed. Secondarily, almost as an afterthought, there were "violations" concerning Clinton and McCain. But who stood to gain from a tampering, and why?

There is a video here of Obama's response to the passport "breach" back on March 21, 2008. Watch it -- I think it's telling that he says, not that he has anything to hide: "not because I have any particular concerns" [minute -.23]. This is before the birth certificate question. Who would say that?

Passport breach March 21, 2008.
 

On April 8, 2008, Obama confessed to having taken a trip to Pakistan in 1981. Here is what Obama said --  Jake Tapper was there:

"So when I speak about having lived in Indonesia for four years, having family that is impoverished in small villages in Africa --knowing the leaders is not important -- what I know is the people...I traveled to Pakistan when I was in college -- I knew what Sunni and Shia was [sic] before I joined the Senate Foreign Relations Committee."
 

Tapper was surprised and said:

This last part -- a college trip to Pakistan -- was news to many of us who have been following the race closely. And it was odd that we hadn't hear about it before, given all the talk of Pakistan during this campaign.
 

Much speculation has been made about what national passport Obama used when he traveled to Pakistan in 1981.

So Obama confessed to this trip two weeks after his passport was tampered with.

Pakistan was in turmoil in 1981 and ruled of martial law. Millions of Afghan refugees were living in Pakistan, while the Afghan Mujahedeen operated from bases inside Pakistan in their war with the Soviets. One of the leaders that based his operation in Quetta, Pakistan was Usama Bin Laden (The Sheik).

Pakistan was on the banned travel list for US Citizens at the time and all non-Muslim visitors were not welcome unless sponsored by their embassy for official business. (more here)
 

Key witness in passport fraud case fatally shot Washington TimesApril 2008

 

A key witness in a federal probe into passport information stolen from the State Department was fatally shot in front of a District church, the Metropolitan Police Department said yesterday.

Lt. Quarles Harris Jr., 24, who had been cooperating with a federal investigators, was found late Thursday night slumped dead inside a car, in front of the Judah House Praise Baptist Church in Northeast, said Cmdr. Michael Anzallo, head of the department's Criminal Investigations Division.

Cmdr. Anzallo said a police officer was patrolling the neighborhood when gunshots were heard, then Lt. Harris was found dead inside the vehicle, which investigators would describe only as a blue car.

Emergency medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

City police said they do not know whether his death was a direct result of his cooperation with federal investigators.

"We don't have any information right now that connects his murder to that case," Cmdr. Anzallo said.

Police say a "shot spotter" device helped an officer locate Lt. Harris.

A State Department spokeswoman yesterday declined to comment, saying the investigation into the passport fraud is ongoing.

The Washington Times reported April 5 that contractors for the State Department had improperly accessed passport information for presidential candidates Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain, which resulted in a series of firings that reached into the agency's top ranks.

One agency employee, who was not identified in documents filed in U.S. District Court, was implicated in a credit-card fraud scheme after Lt. Harris told federal authorities he obtained "passport information from a co-conspirator who works for the U.S. Department of State."

Also disturbing is this analysis from Bahukutumbi Raman, a former Indian counterterrorism chief:

Morbid thoughts CNS News (hat tip Randall)
 

How much – if anything – the 19- or 20-year-old Obama knew about the Afghanistan jihad during that 1981 visit is unclear.

But it’s precisely the shortage of details that worries some, like veteran security analyst Bahukutumbi Raman, a former Indian counterterrorism chief.

Mulling how a President Obama would deal with each of South Asia’s historical foes, Raman said that as an Indian, he naturally felt troubled that Obama had not disclosed the Pakistan visit earlier.

“Why did he keep mum on his visit to Pakistan till this question was raised?” asked Raman, who is the director of India’s Institute for Topical Studies. “Has he disclosed all the details regarding his Pakistan visit? Was it as innocuous as made out by him – to respond to the invitation of a Pakistani friend or was there something more to it?”

Raman continued, “As I read about Obama’s visit to Pakistan in the 1980s, I could not help thinking of dozens of things. Of the Afghan jihad against communism. Of the fascination of many Afro-Americans for the jihad. Of the visits of a stream of Afro-Americans to Pakistan to feel the greatness of the jihad. Of their fascination for Abdullah Azzam …”

Raman said although having such thoughts may seem “morbid,” it was “understandable when one has a feeling that one has not been told the whole story, but only a part of it.”

“It is the right of the Americans to decide who should be their president,” he said. “It is my right to worry about the implications of their decision for the rest of the world, including India.”

The Obama campaign did not respond to an invitation to comment on some of the speculation surrounding the visit to Pakistan or to provide further details about the trip.

And this:

According to published reports in Pakistan, Obama in 1981 also stayed at the home of a prominent politician, Ahmad Mian Soomro, in an upscale Karachi suburb, and went on a traditional partridge hunting trip north of Karachi. Soomro’s son, Muhammad Mian Soomro, is a senior politician who served as acting president before the appointment of President Asif Ali Zardari last September.


TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: abovethelaw; birthcertificate; crime; indonesia; islam; johnbrennan; muslim; naturalborncitizen; noaccountability; notransparency; obama; pakistan; passportgate; treason

1 posted on 02/24/2010 6:26:46 PM PST by capacommie
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To: capacommie
Obama in 1981 also stayed at the home of a prominent politician, Ahmad Mian Soomro, in an upscale Karachi suburb

Just an innocent event, nothing important here. Read the autobiography to better understand Obama, "the man who wasn't there".

2 posted on 02/24/2010 6:31:30 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: capacommie

Tie in a couple of top level assassinations in Pakistan, and you’ve got the makings of competitor to “The Clinton Body Count”.


3 posted on 02/24/2010 6:31:33 PM PST by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: capacommie

ping for later


4 posted on 02/24/2010 6:33:09 PM PST by Qwackertoo (I'm really thrilled that Scott Brown WON Big Time Last Night)
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To: capacommie; devolve; ntnychik; PhilDragoo; MeekOneGOP
[Lt. Quarles Harris Jr., 24, who had been cooperating with a federal investigators, was found late Thursday night slumped dead inside a car, in front of the Judah House Praise Baptist Church ]

Have we developed an equivalent word to “Arkanside” for the Obama administration.......!

5 posted on 02/24/2010 6:33:59 PM PST by potlatch (- What a co-inky-stink!)
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To: capacommie

So what’s all this mean?


6 posted on 02/24/2010 6:34:06 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is..." - Milton)
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To: ez

Well, if Obama used a foreign passport as an adult, THAT Is the country which he has citizenship in according to the US State Department ... that is a majority acknowledgment that he tossed away whatever US Citizenship he MIGHT have ever had (if he ever had any at all, which I doubt)


7 posted on 02/24/2010 6:36:42 PM PST by capacommie
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To: capacommie

Based on the actions of Brennan I would consider the entire security/intelligence apparatus in this country severely compromised. How long will this take to clean up after Zero leaves office?


8 posted on 02/24/2010 6:37:03 PM PST by Fred Hayek (From this point forward the Democratic Party will be referred to as the Communist Party)
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To: capacommie

Why is it taking these people so long to catch up?

I was screaming about this back when Obzo named Brennan to his transition team.


9 posted on 02/24/2010 6:37:21 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin!)
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To: kalee

for later reading


10 posted on 02/24/2010 6:38:22 PM PST by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: capacommie

Thanks. Still speculation and nothing solid to grasp unto. Frustrating. :(


11 posted on 02/24/2010 6:38:51 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is..." - Milton)
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To: capacommie

This was still during the presidency of GW Bush....one more nail in the coffin for how much GW Bush appeased & capitulated to 0bozo or any demoRATs for that matter. Bush could have & should have appointed a special prosecutor to immediately investigate this, especially with a murder-execution tacked on as well. As usual... Bush did nothing. What an incompetent, cowardly, bumbling putz!


12 posted on 02/24/2010 6:46:41 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: potlatch

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Drink your Kool-Aid liberals!


13 posted on 02/24/2010 6:48:47 PM PST by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . Obama-Riggging the USA in any way possible . . . . . . .)
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To: capacommie; STARWISE; maggief; Liz; hoosiermama; SE Mom; JustPiper; SunkenCiv; ...

Oh my. This could prove very interesting to say the least.


14 posted on 02/24/2010 6:49:47 PM PST by onyx (BE A MONTHLY DONOR - I AM)
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To: devolve
Some day, when I'm long gone, this may be resolved!
15 posted on 02/24/2010 6:51:12 PM PST by potlatch (- What a co-inky-stink!)
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To: onyx

BOOKMARK!

Thank you for the ping.


16 posted on 02/24/2010 6:52:44 PM PST by maggief
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To: rcrngroup

To make a fuss over this would have been “unseemly,” to one indoctrinated in the mindset of GHWBush.


17 posted on 02/24/2010 6:58:03 PM PST by Elsiejay (.)
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To: capacommie
BO is said to have traveled often between Columbia and Russia and Afghanistan/Pakistan in the early 80's.

 


18 posted on 02/24/2010 7:02:43 PM PST by capacommie
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To: Elsiejay

Sad to say, you’re right. GW Bush would rather see the country taken over by a non-U.S. citizen, commie pig 0bozo, rather then stand up for the U.S. Constitution and reveal 0bozo for the liar & fraud that he was & is. Again, what a bumbling, incompetent, cowardly putz GW Bush! He could have nailed 0bozo’s usurper run for presidency and chose not to. What a putz!


19 posted on 02/24/2010 7:07:55 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: onyx; penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; ...

~~Pinging .. old story, but I guess it’s what she thinks about the link to Brennan’s job for past services rendered .. ?


20 posted on 02/24/2010 7:09:52 PM PST by STARWISE (They (LIBS-STILL) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war- Richard Miniter)
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To: capacommie

Obama is the al-Mansourian Candidate


21 posted on 02/24/2010 7:13:16 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: capacommie

From what I’ve seen online, the claims about a 1981 state department travel ban on Pakistan are phony. Doesn’t mean its not suspect, but for the record apparently there was no travel ban.


22 posted on 02/24/2010 7:15:21 PM PST by Karma Police (Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!!!)
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To: capacommie

OUTSTANDING article by Pamela Geller! Thanks for posting.

“There is a video here of Obama’s response to the passport “breach” back on March 21, 2008. Watch it — I think it’s telling that he says, not that he has anything to hide: “not because I have any particular concerns” [minute -.23]. This is before the birth certificate question. Who would say that?”

(Fascinating response by Barry) BTTT!


23 posted on 02/24/2010 7:23:56 PM PST by PGalt
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To: PGalt

Yes, that’s the part I find puzzling, maybe because I’m foreign-born and only had a H1 visa for a while. In his situation I wouldn’t have mentioned either “anything to hide..” or “any concerns..”. Why risk a glimmer of light if one doesn’t have to...It actually shows he ain’t too smart and runs off at the mouth when he’s scared and insecure. One would never need to waterboard him.

A very well written and interesting article.

I remember reading that Brennan and Obama go way back.


24 posted on 02/24/2010 9:50:33 PM PST by bronxville
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To: onyx

TY onyx for the ping, is posted at Warehouse in tonight’s crooks post -g-

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2437390/posts?page=742#742


25 posted on 02/24/2010 10:55:27 PM PST by JustPiper (I won't fall in line against my beliefs~ I won't argue with you because my opinion differs)
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To: capacommie

As I previously posted:

“The state health department in Hawaii did produce a “short form” birth certificate for Obama, ....”

Absolutely false statement ...

An OBAMA friendly WEBSITE has produced a SCAN of a document called the short form .... who the hell “produces” documentation needed by posting a SCAN ?

Try that with the DMV.

Or little league.

Where is the original piece of paper? Why, after two years, are we still asking for it???

—— McCain stood up in Congress and handed his original, on a piece of paper, around to everyone who wanted to see it. Why can’t and won’t Bambi do the same???

Why can’t Obama do the same, when he evens says in his ghost written book “I found my birth certificate in a pile of old papers”. Lose it? Somewhere in the $3,000,000 mansion that Tony Rezko, convicted felon, bought for him???

Why can’t he, and won’t he, just hand an original piece of paper to Chris Matthews, or someone else, to hand to and show to , everyone?

Hiding behind a SCAN? Not very Presidential ...

So “Hawaii has produced a certificate” is a laughable mis-statement ...

And while we’re at it:

The SCAN shown on the internet is a Certification of Birth, NOT A BIRTH CERTIFICATE, a SUMMARY which can and perhaps has been changed many times, as O was adopted and then sent back to the USA by his momma.

The original Birth Certificate is called the Hawaiian LONG FORM -— (there are 4 different versions and his CERTIFICATION seems to be usually used for special cases such as after adoptions).

which is why you see on FR “Free the Long Form”.

No scan or anything else of a Long Form BC citing hospital and doctors has ever been produced ———— or scanned. Why?

**********No witness has ever come forward -— no one who was in Hawaii in 1961, NO ONE has ever come forth and said that they were at the birth or afterwards, with statements or photos, ********no doctor, no nurse, no neighbor, no friend -— only people in Seattle and Kenya have made statements about O’s birth.

So, as of today, 2-2010, no one knows the hospital or the doctor’s name since the Long Form has never been produced.

Even the neighbor has said “Gee, I didn’t know Obama or his mother ever lived next door”. Must be invisible.

Any person with common sense knows that this guy doesn’t wave his paper long form or even short form birth certificate over and around his head cuz he can’t. Why can’t he? No one knows for certain.

Two announcements in the newspapers: these are produced automatically when someone files notice of a birth with the Department in Hawaii. No proof needs to be filed, it seems it even could have been done over the phone and with just one grandparent’s statement. Then the data was given to the newspapers. This was done since the grandparents wanted Bambi to be an American, which Hawaii allowed to be done due to its unusual and unique laws letting people born elsewhere still register in Hawaii. It’s not a “conspiracy” as that horse’s ass Matthews said - it’s just common sense. An American birth registration is valued very highly and gets you all sorts of travel and other benefits.

*********Does everyone know that Obama’s Short Form serial number is “out of order”? That his number comes 10 numbers BEFORE the twins born and registered 3 days AFTER Obama’s “date of birth”???

How could that happen? Doesn’t the Department registering births handle them sequentially as the dates and data are submitted???

No one finds this odd?

Here is another’s opinion:

Sources who tracked the investigation tell Newsmax that the main target of the breach was the Obama passport file, and that the contractor accessed the file in order to “cauterize” the records of potentially embarrassing information.

“They looked at the McCain and Clinton files as well to create confusion,” one knowledgeable source told Newsmax. “But this was basically an attempt to cauterize the Obama file.”

At the time of the breach, Brennan was working as an unpaid adviser to the Obama campaign.

Chuck Feney says:

The issue that Soetoro / Obama is running from is his mother’s renunciation of his American citizenship when she married Lolo Soetoro.

Soetoro / Obama was an Indonesian citizen and never reclaimed his American citizenship in the legally allotted time frame to do so.

Add to this issue his Occidental College records of admittance as a FOREIGN student and it is clear that the Kenyan birth is a straw dog.
It just goes on and on.

I wonder if we’ll ever know the true story, as the true believer’s continue to shout and scream and cover-up and excuse upon each and every new revelation.

The insults to us alone are overwhelming.


26 posted on 02/24/2010 11:40:55 PM PST by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: bronxville

Thanks for your interesting/unique perspective.


27 posted on 02/25/2010 7:35:27 PM PST by PGalt
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