Skip to comments.Report: Justice Department Probing Durbin, Rockefeller CIA Leak
Posted on 07/23/2005 10:34:08 AM PDT by wagglebee
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Don't you know that only Democrats can get away with leaking top secret info?
Well, lookie here. The Rats continue to seriously undermine national security. Of CURRENT agents and a current operation.
The next time the Rats open their mouths about Rove, the Republicans had better use this information.
And don't forget to frog-march them out in cuffs and chains.
I suppose the 3 Smuckateers will produce forgeries on government stationary using an old IBM typewriter saying this was de-classified and is signed by Howdy-Doody.
Some very good news that the Republicans had BETTER use everytime the Rats mention Rove.
The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether Democratic Senators Dick Durbin, Jay Rockefeller and Ron Wyden leaked details about a secret "black ops" CIA satellite program last December in a move that may have seriously compromised national security, former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Jed Babbin said on Saturday.
I believe the term is "frog marched." They ought to get Kerry and the other dem who outed the CIA agent during the Bolton hearings as well. Time to answer to the double standards lie-berals.
How many more traitors are congresscritters...I hope DOJ gets 'em all....
now the real truth why they are making a big deal out of Plume.
The Republicans ALWAYS let these matters slide. I use to think it was because they always took the higher road, but now I'm not so sure they aren't worried about a tit-for-tat war starting. Nonetheless, What they haven't figured out, is that the dems will ALWAYS take the low road and with the msm being solidly in their court, the Pubbies better figure out soon to get serious really quick about the slime to destruction attitude and start fighting back asap.
Those wimpy Republicans better do something about the fifth column Democrats. Durbin releases a false FBI memo the sole purpose of which is to undermine the war and our troops!
Now he's releasing classified secrets? No, It must be Rove.
"I suppose the 3 Smuckateers will produce forgeries on government stationary using an old IBM typewriter saying this was de-classified and is signed by Howdy-Doody."
How DARE you. Howdy-Doody was one--is--one of the finest patriots ever in these here United States.
Unless you sat in the television peanut gallery, you'll never know how great a Puppet-American he was. (He is.)
Ahh, the worm turns.....
And in further developments
ZIRCONIC / NEBULA
ZIRCONIC is a security channel behind the traditional BYEMAN compartments which reportedly contains stealth satellite programs such as MISTY (AFP-731) and PROWLER. NEBULA is the program name covering work on the general concept and technology of stealthy satellites.
Much debate has developed within Congress in response to the expensive spy satellite program currently being built by the United States. On Wednesday, December 8, Senator John D. Rockefeller (D-W.VA.) broke what had been an intense internal debate by expressing his belief that the program is totally unjustified and very wasteful and dangerous to national security. Three Democratic senators-- Carl M. Levin (MI); Richard Durbin (IL); and Ron Wyden (OR)-- joined him in voicing a lack of confidence in the program; and it is reported that some Republican lawmakers also share their concerns.
The spy satellites, which reportedly employ technology similar to that used on the B-2 bomber and the F-117A fighter, are designed to orbit undetected in an attempt to cloak American surveillance of other nations. As a result, countries that draw particular attention, notably Iran and North Korea, will thus be unable to determine when American satellites are overhead. Consequently, they will be unable to plan accordingly, making their developments subject to unquantifiable scrutiny.
Most of the opposition that has surfaced is rooted in the satellite programs cost, which has reportedly doubledfrom $5 billion to $9.5 billion. Critics also claim, however, that the satellites capabilities are irrelevant since today most countries that are surreptitiously pursuing illicit weapons are hiding them underground. Nevertheless, the program has survived (despite Senate efforts to terminate it in the last two years) with strong support from Porter Goss, the new CIA chief, and his predecessor, George Tenet.
The satellite, funded under a classified program known as Misty, was first revealed by Jeffrey T. Richelson in his 2001 book The Wizards of Langley: Inside the CIAs Directorate of Science and Technology. Richelson claimed that the first craft was launched on March 1, 1990 from the space shuttle Atlantis.
Senators Rockefeller, Levin, Wyden and Durbin objected to an item in the classified schedule of authorizations that provided for continued funding of a major acquisition program that they believed is unnecessary and the cost of which they believe is unjustified. They believe that the funds for this item should be expended on other intelligence programs that will make a surer and greater contribution to national security. For this reason, which is more fully explained in the classified record of the conference, they have not signed the conference report.
Senator Wyden said "The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has raised concerns about the need and costs of this program for the past 4 years and sought to cancel this program in each of the past 2 years. This has not been a political issue, a Democratic or Republican issue, nor should it be. The members of the Senate committee have supported these efforts in a nonpartisan way with unanimous votes each time. The Senate Intelligence Committee has determined that this program should not be funded based on firm policy judgments. Numerous independent reviews have concluded that the program does not fulfill a major intelligence gap or shortfall, and the original justification for developing this technology has eroded in importance due to the changed practices and capabilities of our adversaries. There are a number of other programs in existence and in development whose capabilities can match those envisioned for this program at far less cost and technological risk. Like almost all other acquisition programs of its size, initial budget estimates have drastically underestimated the true costs of this acquisition and independent cost estimates have shown that this program will exceed its proposed budgets by enormous amounts of money. The Senate Intelligence Committee has also in the past expressed its concern about how this program was to be awarded to the prime contractor. "
If the Administration lacked the will to imprison a nothing like Sandy Berger, it certainly lacks the will to imprison these senators.
This is great news for Illinois. Sen Dick "Eddie Haskell" Durbin has made his bed with the likes of Kennedy, Schumer, and Hillary. There is an old expression "Time wounds all heels" and Durbin has just been wounded "BIG TIME". Now, the Illinois GOP needs to see a doctor immediately to treat the cranial-anal inversion and get it together for a solid HOME GROWN candidate that can win across the state! Leadership is sorely lacking in the IL-GOP. "Let's ROLL!"
Before the investigation is complete they should step down from their positions. That is what they are asking Rove to do. It's only fair.
I'd love to see the C-Span video of them being cuffed & stuffed right off the floor of Congress!
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