Skip to comments.Jed Babbin: Rockefeller IS the source of the leak on the NSA wiretaps..will he take a polygraph?
Posted on 02/03/2006 8:47:20 PM PST by ken5050
Turned on the radio, happened to catch the last segment of the John Batchelor show. He was interviewing Jeb Babbin....who many of us know and respect, and read his columns. I was absolutely stunned by what Babbin just said...hadn't seen/heard it anywheres..and thought it merits reposting for your benefit....
ping -> breaking
Close; "CODEWORD", but keep it unde your hat.
I think that he may have "screwed the pooch" this time.
Agreed. W always wants to be nice.
I hope it does cause a firestorm .. it's time for the dems and their "get Bush" tactics to be accounted for.
This is treason in my book - and any senator who commits such an act SHOULD NO LONGER BE ALLOWED IN THE SENATE OR ANYWHERE IN THE GOVERNMENT.
I hope to hell this admin is not A FRAIDY CAT about this just because of what the WP or the NYT may say. And .. for that matter - both of those outlets are next in line to be indicted!!
While the dems are whining about a "culture of corruption" - they forgot to look behind their own doors.
I don't agree .. Rockerfeller did admit it was he that wrote the intel memo which Miranda found on the computer and exposed. So .. if Rocky wrote that memo .. he is more than capable of leaking the classified info.
I thought it was odd that he brought it up too. I'm trying to remember various exchanges from that hearing given this news and what I keep coming back to is Rockefeller's last statement, which followed Roberts odd comment. I don't listen to him enough but he sounded very emotional in talking about his belief in the law. Negroponte followed that with a last sentence saying that all of the panel members take an oath and they take it seriously.
If it's common knowledge among them that Rockefeller is the guy, that makes that last exchange pretty dramatic. Didn't Rockefeller also ask if the program was covert?
Yeah! Memogate! He wrote the senate intel memo that Miranda discovered on their computers.
Riiiiiiiight. Thank you!
As I understand, having a security clearance means that you have to submit to a polygraph at any time. If he refuses to take the polygraph, no big deal, it just means that he can't be ranking member on the committee. Look for him to step down from that role in the committee.
I agree with you .. and Jay needs to be make an example of what happens when you leak NSA secrets to the media or anyone else.
I hope they go after him. He is NOT ABOVE THE LAW. He knew exactly what he was doing and he did it because he HATES BUSH - which is the most juvenile and stupid reason to do anything.
I wonder who told Babbin it was Rockerfeller ..??
Well, surprise, surprise. (A fairly large contingent of us on FR knew it too.)
Being a Rockefeller means never having to say you're sorry.
Burger didn't, the Clintons haven't.
I am quickly coming to the conclusion that these two things are really one thing. They are both enemies of the free world, and the American culture.
It must be so "interesting" to be an international man like JR, and to hold no allegiance to the country that gave one's family such a position. He must consider himself an untouchable.
(I don't have anything nice to say...)
reminds me of a favorite quote from Alice Roosevelt, TR's daughter. She was a great gossip, and was fond of saying this at dinner parties and social gatherings in Washington all through her long life: "If you have nothing good to say about anyone -- come sit beside me."
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