Skip to comments.FReeper Research: GORELICK WORKED WITH RICHARD CLARKE! (HHS website transcript)
Posted on 04/16/2004 7:17:42 AM PDT by adam_az
Thank you, and here's Jamie Gorelick. (Applause.)
MS. GORELICK: Mr. President, distinguished guests. Ten years ago I would not have put cyber terrorism at the top of the threats to our national security. But the landscape has changed. Given how well-armed we are, as Josh said, as a nation, but how reliant we are on computers in our everyday business and private lives, our nation's cyber systems become a tremendous target.
Today a small group of technically sophisticated people with nothing more than off-the-shelf computer equipment can get into, can disrupt the computers and the Internet connections on which our finance, telecommunications, power, water systems, emergency service systems all depend.
Is this speculation? No, it is not. In exercise eligible receiver, our Defense Department conducted a war game using this technique and came to just that conclusion. And terrorists, organized crime, drug cartels, as well as nation states are either creating cybertech capabilities or are talking about using them. I believe that cyberspace is the next battlefield for this nation.
Now, cyber terrorism may be a new issue to many Americans, but it's not new to me and it's not new to this administration. In 1995, our Attorney General asked me to chair a critical infrastructure working group that brought together Justice and Defense and the intelligence community to begin to address what we saw as a new and emerging threat. The President then appointed a commission on critical infrastructure protection whose advisory board I co-chaired.
In response to his commission's work, last year the President signed two directives -- to strengthen U.S. readiness to meet unconventional threats to our nation, and to protect our critical infrastructures. He appointed a national coordinator, Dick Clarke, to review and handle and coordinate security infrastructure protection and counterterrorism, and a national plan is under development to ensure that America can defend itself in cyberspace.
Now, as part of that national plan I hope that we can see action in a number of areas, three of which I see as particularly pressing. The first, both the public and private sectors need to be aware of the problem and the security measures that can be taken to address it. I'd like to see the private sector work with the federal government to make sure that we have enough people who are trained in computer security, which we do not now have.
"...although Ramzi Yousef was on trial that very day in New York for his role in Operation Bojinka, there was no connection made between those plans and the destruction of the plane. Just the opposite. Richard Clarke, in fact, takes credit for suppressing the real evidence and discovering the preposterous "mechanical failure" thesis that the administration eventually made stick.
Although it is easy to blame the FBI for the shameful investigative breakdowns both in Oklahoma City and on Long Island, its agents did not subvert the investigations of their own accord. Their orders came from Washington. The responsibility for enforcing these orders fell to Deputy Attorney General Jamie Gorelick, who served as the Soviet equivalent of the "political officer" within the Justice Department.
On Aug. 22, 1996 five weeks after the crash of TWA 800 Gorelick summoned the FBI's Jim Kallstrom to Washington to be served up a dose of survival reality. Kallstrom had been a good soldier. He had kept all talk of eyewitnesses and satellites and radar and missiles out the news. But the evidence had led him far away from mechanical failure, and there was no easy way to turn back.
To be sure, no account of the meeting provides any more than routine detail, but behaviors began to change immediately afterward, especially after the New York Times broke a headline story the next day, top right: "Prime Evidence Found That Device Exploded in Cabin of Flight 800." This article stole the thunder from Clinton's election-driven approval of welfare reform in that same day's paper and threatened to undermine the peace and prosperity message of next week's Democratic convention.
On that same Aug. 23, the Federal Aviation Administration began to inquire whether any explosives-training exercises had ever taken place on the plane that would become TWA 800. From that day forward, the FBI would do no more serious eyewitness interviews. On that same day, Kallstrom was now saying for the first time, "It was possible that the PETN could have been brought on the plane by a passenger and was not part of a bomb."
Jim Kallstrom was not the only one who had learned the hard way that there could be no terrorism in the summer of 1996. At the "feel good" Atlanta Olympics, the beleaguered security guard Richard Jewell, the poor soul who first spotted the Centennial Park bomb, was learning a harder lesson still.
Although Davis does not document Gorelick's role in Oklahoma City, media accounts routinely describe her as the director of the Oklahoma City task force, the so-called "field commander." As Davis has told me, someone in Washington called the FBI in Oklahoma City and issued a two-word directive on its investigation into Islamic terrorism: "Kill it."
If that person is not Jamie Gorelick, perhaps she could tell the 9-11 Commission who it is. By suppressing the truth in Oklahoma City, Long Island and Atlanta and then burying it the Clinton administration left America wide open on Sept. 11. Apologies are in order, but they will not be enough."
OMG. You're right. Looks like he actually GOT that legal call from Jamie.
Yours is a hugely important observation.
"Do you really think you are gonna get to ask me why I dared refuse repeat DOJ requests for investigations of dangerous illegal aliens.
Do you really think you are gonna get to ask me why I arranged to stovepipe intelligence to make intraagency effective communication useless.
Do you really think you are gonna get to ask me why illegal aliens who were felons became voters for our Democratic party.
Do you really think you are gonna get to ask me why I OK'd the use of stolen FBI files on DNC computers.
Not a chance. Following LBJ, your gonads are in my fist and your FBI files are in my computer.
Now go away. "
"Some wonder whether [Clinton] was distracted by the legal and
political quagmire of the Monica Lewinsky case.
And even former Clinton aides now regret that the
battle with bin Laden and his Al-Qaida organization was never fully joined.
'Clearly, not enough was done,' said Jamie Gorelick,
a former deputy attorney general in the Clinton administration.
'We should have caught this. Why this happened, I don't know.
Responsibilities were given out. Resources were given. Authorities existed.
We should have prevented this.'
BREAKING: Gorelick (put on the Committee by Daschle)
not only created the background for the 911 Atrocities but now is covering it up
for the terrorists. Gorelick is a litigation partner of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering.
which represents Prince Mohammed al-Faisal al-Saud, the House of Saud,
against a lawsuit filed by a coalition of 600 Sept. 11 families.
On Aug. 22, 1996, just before the Democratic National Convention,
Ms. Gorelick oversaw a critical Justice Department meeting with the FBI.
mmediately after this meeting, as it happened,
all serious inquiry into the fate of TWA 800 came to an end.
Jamie S Gorelick
$2,000 John Kerry
XXXX Williams Ln
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Wilmer Cutler and Pickering
$2,000 Dick Gephardt
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Wilmer Cutler & Pickering
$1,000 Wesley Clark
XXXX Williams Ln
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
YOU COULD FREEP the Commission and DEMAND THAT GORELICK BE REMOVED!:
Phone Commission at 202-331-4060
Email Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org
Put Thomas Kean in the subject line.
WARNING LABEL : DON'T EXPECT ANY HELP.
Commissioner Kean: "Ms Gorelick is one of the finest members
of the commission and one of the most bipartisan members.
People ought to stay out of our business"
THE REAL DEAL: "According to a 1998 Senate testimony of former CIA director James
Woolsey, powerful financier Khalid bin Mahfouz younger sister is
married to Osama bin Laden,. (US Senate, Senate Judiciary
Committee, Federal News Service, 3 Sept. 1998, See also Wayne
Madsen, Questionable Ties, In These Times,12 Nov. 2001 )
Bin Mahfouz is suspected to have funneled millions of dollars to the Al
Qaeda network.(See Tom Flocco, Scoop.co.nz 28 Aug. 2002)
Now, "by sheer coincidence", former New Jersey governor Thomas
Kean, the man chosen by President Bush to lead the 9/11 commission
also has business ties with bin Mahfouz and Al-Amoudi.
Thomas Kean is a director (and shareholder) of Amerada Hess
Corporation , which is involved in the Hess-Delta joint venture with
Delta Oil of Saudi Arabia (owned by the bin Mahfouz and Al-Amoudi
Now you would think that being a business partner of the brother in
law and alleged financier of "Enemy No. 1" would also be considered a
bona fide "conflict of interest", particularly when your mandate --as
part of the 9/11 Commission's work-- is to investigate "Enemy No. 1".
"(Michel Chossudovsky, New Chairman of 9/11 Commission had
business ties with Osama's Brother in Law , Centre for Research on
Globalization, December 2002 )
Who's Who on the 9/11 "Independent" Commission
DONT FORGET - PUT THOMAS KEAN IN THE SUBJECT LINE
FREEP and DEMAND THAT GORELICK BE REMOVED!:
Call the President. Leave a message at the White House.
E-Mail President George W. Bush: email@example.com
Vice President Richard Cheney: firstname.lastname@example.org FREEP and DEMAND THAT GORELICK BE REMOVED!:
Congressman Tom DeLay
Majority Leader Office
H-107 The Capitol
Washington, DC 20515
242 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
"Mr. Clarke, Mr. Clarke, please this is urgent.
We can take out Osama, now. Please answer!!! We have him in our sight."
Clarke: "Nope. Forgetaboutit. No big deal. They told Gorelick and I
that they promise that they will only attack our computers."
PARTIAL LIST OF TERRORIST ACTIVITIES IGNORED BY GORELICK, CLARKE and CLINTON
1993 Attempted Assassination of Pres. Bush Sr., April 14,1993
1993 First World Trade Center bombing, February 26th, 7 Killed, Hundreds injured, Billions
1995 Attack on US Diplomats in Pakistan, Mar 8,1995
1996 Khobar Towers attack
1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing in Peru, Jan 15, 1998
1998 U.S. Kenya Embassy blown up, 100's murdered
1998 U.S. Tanzania Embassy blown up, 100's murdered
1999 Plot to blow up Space Needle (thwarted)
2000 USS Cole attacked, many U.S. Navy sailors murdered
Islamic 911 Attack Calendar which was distriibuted worldwide the year before
the terrorists murdered 3000 Americans per hour in the 911 Atrocities.
INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW BEFORE THE NEXT ATTACK
How many were in the Offices and homes of clients of Gorelick and/or Kean and their associates?
ONLY POSSIBLE CONCLUSION GIVEN THE CONTINUING COVERUP:
"Gorelick and her gang are trying to use 'plausible deniability'.
Book her .... and the rest of them under RICO, Dano."
Guns Before Butter.
prepped her former boss, Janet Reno, for Reno's appearance before the commission on which Gorelick sat, and..........
even though Gorelick obstensively recused herself from questioning Reno at that hearing.......
she handed her questions to Slade Gorton and HE asked Reno those questions.
(I have emailed this info to Brit Hume at Special@foxnews.com.)
Tom Kean has become the facilitator of that plan in his determination to pander to the 'families'.
IMHO, these families have become very much like a crime family, destroying all who would stand in their way of attacking the President.
No way this is bad news.
We need to isse the same outcry the leftists had for Condi Rice to publicly testify for Gorelicker to get on TV and explain how she was single-handedly responsible for nearly every terrorist attack on US soil for the past 10 years.
There are lots of innocent, dead bodies in the wake of her stupid policies and cover-ups.
The 9/11 Ommission has at least (inadvertently) presented us with the person at whoms feet we can blame for OKC, TWA800, WTC 1993, and 9/11:
In other words, a subject for ridicule for all time.
We should WANT the end report to be tainted. If anyone thinks a commission stocked with liberals, Dems, anti-Americans, Marxists, RINOS and has-been geriatric basket-cases is going to issue a report that is favorable to our side, they're crazy.
It's to be fervently hoped that we keep pounding away to destroy Goronlick's credibility but keep praying that she refuses to resign.
Think, people, think!
And this thread proves FReepers are up to the task!!!!!!!!