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Sen Feinstein Leaks Classified Information On US Drones
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Posted on 02/13/2009 7:26:00 PM PST by newbie2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A senior U.S. lawmaker said Thursday that unmanned CIA Predator aircraft operating in Pakistan are flown from an airbase inside that country, a revelation likely to embarrass the Pakistani government and complicate its counterterrorism collaboration with the United States.

The disclosure by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, marked the first time a U.S. official had publicly commented on where the Predator aircraft patrolling Pakistan take off and land.

At a hearing, Feinstein expressed surprise at Pakistani opposition to the ongoing campaign of Predator-launched CIA missile strikes against Al Qaeda targets along Pakistan's northwest border.

"As I understand it, these are flown out of a Pakistani base," she said of the planes.Nice going senator.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; US: California; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 111th; difi; feinstein; looselips; nationalsecurity; predators; uav

1 posted on 02/13/2009 7:26:00 PM PST by newbie2008
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To: newbie2008

Does anyone really think that Feinstein is on OUR side in the War On Terror?


2 posted on 02/13/2009 7:27:31 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Have You Punched A Democrat Today? - Do it for the children.)
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To: newbie2008

These faux patriots (and it is always democraps don’tchaknow) continue to do this because no legal authority will try them and shoot them at dawn as they deserve to be dealt with during wartime.


3 posted on 02/13/2009 7:28:16 PM PST by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: newbie2008

stupid bitch


4 posted on 02/13/2009 7:28:49 PM PST by Rannug
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To: newbie2008

News Flash: The Committee just voted 8-7, along partisan lines, to rename itself the Stupid Idiot Committee.


5 posted on 02/13/2009 7:29:37 PM PST by rfp1234 (Phodopus campbelli: household ruler since July 2007.)
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To: newbie2008
DiFi = STUCK ON STUUUUPID!
6 posted on 02/13/2009 7:30:32 PM PST by Tainan (Where's my FOF Indicator?)
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To: newbie2008

Isn’t it OK to put down rabid animals ????


7 posted on 02/13/2009 7:31:44 PM PST by dfwddr (A warning to people from Nigeria; if you get an email from Washington asking for money, it's a scam.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Can’t mention War On Terror anymore. That concept no longer exists.


8 posted on 02/13/2009 7:31:56 PM PST by bergmeid (We have to fight Democraps with everything we've got!)
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To: newbie2008

That’s a really bad one. These Predators have been one of our most successful ways to kill top terrorists. And now it’s likely the program will end.


9 posted on 02/13/2009 7:32:03 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

>>>Does anyone really think that Feinstein is on OUR side in the War On Terror?

Is any Liberal Demonrat?

Funny - my spellcheck on this computer offers up ‘democrat’ as the first alternative to ‘demonrat’ :)


10 posted on 02/13/2009 7:32:35 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (ESPN MNF: 3 Putzes talking about football on TV while I'm trying to watch a game.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Does anyone really think that Feinstein is on OUR side in the War On Terror?

You must not have received the memo: We're not allowed to use the term "War On Terror" any more - it is over - kaput - due to hope and change and the fact that the world loves us.

Besides, the only state secrets being protected are:
1) in a vault in Hawaii, and
2) the unaudited $750M+ presidential campaign war chest.

11 posted on 02/13/2009 7:34:20 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: newbie2008

I am so sick and tired of these so-called “legislators” who are supposed to be protecting the Constitution deliberately exposing national security secrets. God forgive me, please, but I wish we could just take these people out behind the Capitol building and put a bullet in their heads.


12 posted on 02/13/2009 7:35:11 PM PST by FortWorthPatriot (Those who lack a needle on their moral compass can say anything and not see a problem with saying it)
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To: newbie2008

I have heard, from someone who is in a position to know, that the woman really is not all that bright.

She was just in the right place(CA) at the right time....

Painful to live in the ‘golden state’ these days....


13 posted on 02/13/2009 7:36:48 PM PST by glasseye
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To: newbie2008

So what prison is she sleeping in tonight?


14 posted on 02/13/2009 7:36:52 PM PST by gitmo (I am the latte-sipping, NYT-reading, Volvo-driving, no-gun-owning, effete, PC, arrogant liberal. -BO)
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To: newbie2008

I’m from California. I love my state. But I hat my two Seantors. They are a total embarassment. Our so-called Republican Governator is too. But at least I have a fine congressman in Gary Miller.


15 posted on 02/13/2009 7:40:09 PM PST by AmericanSphinx71 (Pray for America)
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To: newbie2008
Ya know what the worst part of this is? She's the head of the Senate Select Commitee on Intelligence. Think about that.
16 posted on 02/13/2009 7:40:42 PM PST by RC one
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To: newbie2008

See here earlier post:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2184978/posts


17 posted on 02/13/2009 7:41:54 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Keith in Iowa
Great. A muslim, Commie, café-au-lait bee-yotch for president, and a functional imbecile heading up the Senate Select (no less?!) Intelligence Committee.

Nice job, America. You really know how to pick 'em. I can hear the whole cemetery above Pointe-du-hoc in Normandy groaning right now.

( 8(|) DOH!!!

;-/

18 posted on 02/13/2009 7:50:43 PM PST by Gargantua ("...but Daddy... I don't want to go to Madrassas...)
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To: Keith in Iowa
Funny - my spellcheck on this computer offers up ‘democrat’ as the first alternative to ‘demonrat’ :)

A well known computer columnist was embarrassed when his nationally published column contained an error inserted by Microsoft Word. The "auto-correct" feature changed a single word. It was spelled correctly. He intended to comment about "compiling software". It was printed as "copulating software". Many of us experience that problem daily :-(

19 posted on 02/13/2009 7:52:02 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: newbie2008
"As I understand it, these are flown out of a Pakistani base," she said of the planes.

Hopefully she was mistaken, maybe even misled.

In any event, I wouldn't be telling her anything else, now that she's shown she can't keep her yap shut.

That's the way it works. If she asks about something specific, they have to tell her. But they don't have to volunteer anything. Although her position as chair of the intelligence committee makes that a bit awkward.

How can someone who thinks a semiautomatic is an assault weapon be on, let alone chair of, the intelligence committee.

20 posted on 02/13/2009 7:53:57 PM PST by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: glasseye

“I have heard, from someone who is in a position to know, that the woman really is not all that bright.”

Funny you should mention that. I heard the same thing about Barbara Boxer too.


21 posted on 02/13/2009 7:54:06 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, Call 'em what you will, they ALL have Fairies livin' in their Trees.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

That’s ok. We all know how seriously the new administration takes national security.

So when someone detonates a suitcase nuke in DC during the State of the Nation address a few years from now, there will be a silver lining: we’ll be able to start over.


22 posted on 02/13/2009 7:54:29 PM PST by snowrip (Liberal? YOU ARE A SOCIALIST WITH NO RATIONAL ARGUMENT.)
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To: glasseye

“She was just in the right place(CA) at the right time....”

Her main talent is the ability to snag a succession of rich husbands;)


23 posted on 02/13/2009 8:06:19 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: newbie2008

This stupid bitch needs to be punched in the face.


24 posted on 02/13/2009 8:06:30 PM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: newbie2008

So, what level of classification was this little tidbit, and what sentence could be expected if a peasant was convicted of leaking such info?


25 posted on 02/13/2009 8:06:52 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: newbie2008

Apparently, many Dims don’t know squat about Opsec


26 posted on 02/13/2009 8:09:33 PM PST by Thunder90
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To: newbie2008

What else would you expect from a Chicom?


27 posted on 02/13/2009 8:16:07 PM PST by 444Flyer (Don't beLIEve Obama..................Repent Nimrod!...............)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I am increasingly hard-pressed to believe that any democrat is on our side anymore. She might be chastised mildly for violating security regulations, but I seriously doubt that the democrats in the senate will give her much grief, nor the democrat in the white house, either. If she has a husband, he might whine at her a little, but not much, or she might have him charged with violating the vagina monologue or something.


28 posted on 02/13/2009 8:19:13 PM PST by mathurine
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To: newbie2008

Whadda dumbbell.


29 posted on 02/13/2009 8:21:07 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (What's Obama's Secret?)
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To: dfwddr
I think it is not nice to compare Senator Feinstein to an animal, it is really not fair to animals.
30 posted on 02/13/2009 8:26:40 PM PST by Jolla
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To: newbie2008
I was a Top Secret ControL Officer with a Top Secret SIOP ESI clearance. When I would grant access to base personnel I would counsel them regarding their responsibility to keep the information undercontrol and not divulge it to anyone not authorized access. I would obtain a signed certificate which the person would acknowledge, understand and agree to maintaining the secrets to which they were granted access to.

I also explained that the penalty for unauthorized disclosure could be a penalty of $5000 and up to 5 years in prison once they "leak" was investigated and the disclosure was evaluated.

Of course the DIMBULBs wouldn't understand what I just said and they don't give a damn since they are above the law!

31 posted on 02/13/2009 8:29:17 PM PST by Young Werther (Julius Caesar (Quae Cum Ita Sunt. Since these things are so.))
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To: newbie2008

Mr. Hussein Obama doesn’t care that this was uttered. This will give him an even better reason to withdraw from Afghanistan. A place where we recently upped our presence. Hell, Patrick “I’m really a Traitor” Leahy is STILL a U.S Senator after his intransigence/treasonous behavior from many years ago as a Senator. I believe they only scolded the dirtbag and sent him back to the Senate. He is also a wretched and smarmy human being as is Di-Fi, some people can’t be helped,though should be jailed at the very least.


32 posted on 02/13/2009 8:35:04 PM PST by Pagey (B. Hussein Obama has no experience running anything, except his pedestrian mouth.)
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To: glasseye
When Dan Brown assassinated George Moscone (Mayor of San Francisco) and Harvey Milk (first openly gay supervisoer of San Francisco) Dianne Feinstein was in position to be the default Mayor of San Francisco. Note the popularity of the new movie ‘Milk’. It is about this incident. DiFi also was the only one apologizing, for our entire country, in Spring 2000 for our large surveillance plane colliding with the small one-seater from China. Her husband had business interests in China at the time. I will say it again, most Dems have NO CONSCIENCE.
33 posted on 02/13/2009 8:49:42 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: Pagey

I just don’t understand why these people undermine and seemingly hate their own country.


34 posted on 02/13/2009 8:50:09 PM PST by catbertz
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To: FortWorthPatriot

Please, don’t apologize for wishing that. I wish it everyday. It’s what they deserve.


35 posted on 02/13/2009 8:56:33 PM PST by abigailsmybaby (Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.)
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To: Young Werther
No doubt, DiFi’s favorite quote:
“Let them eat cake”
36 posted on 02/13/2009 8:58:42 PM PST by AlexW (Now in the Philippines . Happy not to be back in the USA for now.)
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To: glasseye

She gave out critical information and screwed the police in their efforts to catch Richard Ramirez (The Night Stalker) also. She was mayor of Sodom City at the time.

She’s stupid and she doesn’t know when to shut her trap.


37 posted on 02/13/2009 9:01:50 PM PST by abigailsmybaby (Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.)
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To: abigailsmybaby
I have a dim memory of a certain VP who was excoriated in the papers for allegedly outing a non CIA operative. So here we have a sitting senator who has betrayed the confidence of very country she has sworn an oath to defend.

Where is the outrage?

Where is the defenders of the Constitution?

Where are the ones who will stand for America!

38 posted on 02/13/2009 10:27:10 PM PST by SERE_DOC (Today's politicians, living proof why we have and need a second amendment to the constitution.)
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To: SERE_DOC

There will be no outrage.
There is no constitution.
Soon there will be no America....at least as it was meant to be.


39 posted on 02/13/2009 10:53:49 PM PST by abigailsmybaby (Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.)
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To: catbertz

Obey

40 posted on 02/13/2009 11:24:21 PM PST by SERE_DOC (Today's politicians, living proof why we have and need a second amendment to the constitution.)
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To: glasseye
that the woman really is not all that bright.

Just so people get it straight:

Albright:


Notatallbright:


41 posted on 02/14/2009 12:08:54 AM PST by ApplegateRanch (If Liberalism doesn't kill me, I'll live 'till I die!)
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To: newbie2008

Hmmmm ..?? Why is it that whenever the dems are in charge of this particular committee - THEY CANNOT KEEP THEIR MOUTHS SHUT ..?? Leahy did the same thing .. they nicknamed him “Leaky Leahy”.

Egads .. I think this idiot wants to run for CA Gov .. but I hope this boo-boo will keep that from happening.


42 posted on 02/14/2009 6:17:53 PM PST by The Final Harvest (Michael Yon: "The U.S. military is the most respected institution in Iraq.")
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To: bergmeid

War on Terror is 100% bogus.


43 posted on 03/30/2009 3:09:17 PM PDT by myknowledge (Nothing beats Australia's F-22EMA Raptor)
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To: newbie2008

Whatever happened to hanging traitors ?


44 posted on 03/30/2009 3:13:55 PM PDT by tomkat (lexington, concord, flyover)
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