Skip to comments.State employee pleads guilty to passport snooping (Obama)
Posted on 09/22/2008 8:25:53 PM PDT by red flanker
Former State Dept. employee Lawrence C. Yontz, 48, pled guilty before a U.S. magistrate to illegally accessing hundreds of passport files, including those of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. He didnt access Sarah Palins passport file, presumably because she obtained a passport for the first time last year.
According to the Justice Dept.:
In pleading guilty, Yontz admitted that between February 2005 and March 2008, he logged onto the PIERS database and viewed the passport applications of approximately 200 celebrities, athletes, actors, politicians and their immediate families, musicians, game show contestants, members of the media corps, prominent business professionals, colleagues, associates, neighbors and individuals identified in the press.
He could be sentenced to a year in prison and $100,000 fine.
Wait a minute!!! The national Obamedia has been telling us that Governor Palin doesn’t have a passport! Have they been hitting the bong again!?
I am reminded of the words of Ted Kennedy: Osama Obama, Obama Osama, Osama Obama
I’ll believe the other 197 when I see a certified copy of the charge sheet. Otherwise I’ll assume they’re cover for the top three — and that two of the top three are cover for the sanitization of Zerobamalinsky’s travel tracks.
Why would he access the Governor of Alaska's passport file? The abuses happened before March 2008 and involved celebrities like Barack Obama and well-known politicians like John McCain.
Another lame media hit piece. ZDNet is way behind the curve on this.
We have to watch our step here on FReeRepublic. People are watching. I understand your thought I am concerned about the lookers. You may want to think about pulling this one.
Red flanker asked a ligitimate question; why should it be removed?
Why *did* 0bama go to Pakistan?
A one man sleeper cell.
Ok I did not read the sentence under the picture. I was afraid that equating Ada with O would be a problem. I understand, I guess.
Fat lot of good Atta showing a driver’s license to board a domestic flight did at preventing terrorist activity.
“Why *did* 0bama go to Pakistan?”
and did he use an Indonesian Passport...?
And what happened to this part of the story:
From Kate Bolduan
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.
Analysis Corp. President John Brennan, shown here in 2004, advises Barack Obama, a source tells CNN.
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...
**** Where were you Spring Break 1980***
Let;s set the stage: Your a handsome young Ivy League college student.
You openly admit to a fondness for marijuana and cocaine.
I guess, that you piled in the car and drove to:
Fort Lauderdale, Daytonal Beach, Pensacola Beach or Padre Island.
If you have access to a few bucks or rich college friends, you possibly flew to:
The Bahamas, British Viirgin Islands, or Jamaica
Doesn’t really matter where you went once the girls, boooze and partying began on the warmy sunny beaches- general tourist activities
Hey who went to Pakistan?
.........0000000000000000000000001% of you.
Oh great, what’s do they do for entertainment there?
Cocaine, Heroin, Hashish, beheadings, stonings, and general terrorist activities -
Must have been a blast!
There was a news article about an interview discussing his contemplating entering military service around that time (remember USSR invaded Afghanistan in 1979 during Carter's presidency).
Also Pakistan is a country steeped in radicalism and was created out of Indian territory. Θbama visited because his room mates at Columbia were Pakistanis, but you notice he NEVER mentioned the Pakistan trip until around the time of the passport breach. He was spooked about an October surprise.
Actually - a number of questions come to mind about Obama’s visit to Pakistan...
1. What passport did he travel on to Pakistan? U.S., Indonesian, or ???.
- If not U.S., did Obama have dual citizenship, does he still have dual citizenship?
2. How could a student afford such a trip? Who financed it?
3. What was the stated purpose of trip?
Why wasn’t this trip included in Obama’s resume to establish his “Foreign Affairs” experience....
Something to hide?????
Someone pls forward to Hannity and Rush.
I understand, what O resume?
Obama campaign illegals pulls Passport records.
TNN lawmakers (Dem) son hacks the Gov of Alaska’s email
Obama Campaign discloses personal info to any that ask.
I see a pattern.
“...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...”
This employee worked for the Obama campaign advisers company.
This part is shocking by itself. I didn't read the rest of the article yet. How in hell could a guy with credentials like these possibly want Obama to be president??? Scary stuff.
One has to wonder if during this breach if the records were cleansed?!?
“One has to wonder if during this breach if the records were cleansed?!?”
Yep. It’s not what information he took away...it’s what he might have left behind that concerns me.
Obama’s visit to Pakistan reminds me of Bill Clinton’s time behind the Iron Curtain after he dodged the draft.
Log Cabin Republican Lawrence C. Yontz
sorry, no translation...
So, what does all of this mean? Probably nothing. At best, next to nothing.
Some Pakistanis might want to get all excited about these connections. But, frankly, they will be as misguided in doing so as would be Obama-bashers who would like to concoct deep conspiracies and imagine dark implications of these amusing, but eventually inconsequential and incidental, connections of a young student.
Followed by the obligatory obama-messiah image:
Suggests heroin paid for the NY apartment.
Three weeks in a part of the world referred to as Kalashnikov Culture, open only to those down for the struggle.
"Hi, I'm Hussein; I'll be running the Great Satan in twenty-seven years--show me around."
...According to the report of Larry Rohter of April 10, 2008, in The New York Times, the Obama campaign staff, when questioned about the revelation of Obama's 1981 trip to Karachi, stated: "Mr. Obama visited Pakistan in 1981, on the way back from Indonesia, where his mother and half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, were living. He spent 'about three weeks' there, Mr. Obamas press secretary, Bill Burton, said, staying in Karachi with the family of a college friend, Mohammed Hasan Chandoo, but also traveling to Hyderabad, in India." That information is significant for two reasons. First and foremost is the fact that Mohammed Hasan Chandoo is a radical Muslim who with his relatives operate a website that is anti-Semitic and anti-American and supports radical Islamic politics...
“...By 1980 at Occidental Obama ran partly with a circle of wealthy, drug using Pakistani friends. He traveled to Pakistan between Occidental and Columbia in 1981. That was during the Second Military Era (1977-1988) - Pakistan was under Sharia Law and not the most welcoming to foreign visitors, especially without some graft or connections.
Based upon documented accounts, Obama seems to have also travelled the country-side, not just in the cities. By 1981 Pakistan had become the world’s number one supplier of Heroin. Upon his return Obama took up residence with one of the drug using Pakistanis in a run down, presumably drug infested part of NYC in an apartment they couldn’t qualify for based on income...”
This guy belongs in Gitmo.
Why *did* 0bama go to Pakistan?
Most reasonable explaination was to arrange for heroin transport to USA ,, he was living with drug dealers at the time... although he claims never to have used heroin , only cocaine ,, he did live off the income from heroin sales in an apartment that their legal “cover” jobs could not pay for.
Have you read Obama’s own books? I am speculating on his mission overseas on that Indonesiam passport but I was clear that it was speculation ,, he just as well could have been doing something else ... living with drug dealers... NOT SPECULATION ,, in his book.
Good post devolve. I had just been reading this thread.
Not up to par today, don’t think I’ll be freeping.
Oh you nailed him there.
WAKE TF UP AMERICA!!!!!
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