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Napolitano regrets 'politicization' of vets report
Washington Times ^ | 4/20/09 | Kara Rowland

Posted on 04/20/2009 9:48:35 AM PDT by Nachum

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano blamed "politicization" for a week of furor over a report that warned "right-wing extremists" were recruiting veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

She also said the Obama administration's veterans programs were necessary to combat such extremism.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhodhs; bhoveterans; domesticterrorism; napolitano; politicization; regrets; vets

1 posted on 04/20/2009 9:48:35 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: SumProVita; HardStarboard; BradyLS; Ernest_at_the_Beach; dervish; Twotone; Free ThinkerNY; ...
The List, ping

Let me know if you want on or off the ping list.

2 posted on 04/20/2009 9:49:11 AM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I just watched 24 on Hulu and realized that this season is about “Domestic Terrorists”.

Last I watch of 24.


3 posted on 04/20/2009 9:50:24 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: netmilsmom

I quit watching the minute I saw jeannie golck face on it


4 posted on 04/20/2009 9:51:52 AM PDT by peace with honor
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To: Nachum
She also said the Obama administration's veterans programs were necessary to combat such extremism.

So she's basically saying that she wants to buy them off?
5 posted on 04/20/2009 9:52:07 AM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Nachum

She regrets it was leaked to the media.


6 posted on 04/20/2009 9:53:36 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Nachum

Hello

clueless treasonous Janet Bw**ch idiot puppet mouth!

It was WRITTEN POLITICIZED. IT WAS PLANNED POLITICZED.

You just regret there’s still some folks with insufficiently washed brains awake enough to notice!


7 posted on 04/20/2009 9:54:57 AM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: peace with honor

I dealt with it and made fun of her with the other FReepers.

No more.


8 posted on 04/20/2009 9:55:24 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: cripplecreek

I hardly call cutting their health care while increasing health care of illegals

is an effective strategy to buy them off.

Vets are smarter than slugs . . .

in contrast to D.C. politicians who are dumber than slugs.


9 posted on 04/20/2009 9:55:49 AM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: Quix

Criminalizing dissent because apparently dissent is no longer patriotic.

Lib idiots still have their bumper stickers though so memo not out yet.


10 posted on 04/20/2009 9:58:00 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Stop paying ACORN to destroy America! Cut off their government funding!)
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To: cripplecreek

Sho the hell does she think she is, Elanore Roosevelt?


11 posted on 04/20/2009 9:58:12 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: Nachum

I can only imagine what’s in the report that is classified.


12 posted on 04/20/2009 9:59:03 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: Nachum

RESIGN


13 posted on 04/20/2009 9:59:15 AM PDT by clamper1797 (FUBO ... protege of the unholy union of Karl Marx and affirmative action)
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To: Nachum

It ain’t “politicization”, it’s STUPIDITY.


14 posted on 04/20/2009 10:02:30 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Let's Roll

That’s OTHER people’s dissent.

Once in power—NO DISSENT IS ALLOWED.


15 posted on 04/20/2009 10:02:47 AM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: b4its2late

INDEED.

I’d love to see a mass march on Washington DC

with one word resoundingly carried to every political office in the city . . .

!!!!RESIGN!!!!


16 posted on 04/20/2009 10:03:52 AM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: Nachum

The loyal opposition must demand that Obama call for her resignation. If this is not done NOW, then we have taken a large step toward a NAZI propaganda campaign that will end in fascist dictatorship.

What the HELL is wrong with the Republicans. And why do they only talk about the insult to vets, bad as it is. She also said that anyone who supports the dignity of human life is an extremist and a potential terrorist. Say, what? It’s virtuous to support the Culture of Death but extremist to support the value of human life?

She demonized many groups, including veterans, right-to-lifers, Christians, and anyone with real religious values (except maybe Muslims).


17 posted on 04/20/2009 10:04:52 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Let's Roll

“Lib idiots still have their bumper stickers though so memo not out yet.”

I still have mine! It used to say; “WE’RE SCREWED: 2008.” I stuck on a mailbox number, and now it says; “WE’RE SCREWED; 2009.”


18 posted on 04/20/2009 10:04:52 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
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19 posted on 04/20/2009 10:05:59 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: Nachum

Napolitano should have her US citizenship revoked as a baseline of punishment for her nasty remarks. This says more about this clipped haired, mean-faced deviant than all her past public stupidity.


20 posted on 04/20/2009 10:07:20 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot ((Freedom's Precious Metals: Gold, Silver and Lead))
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To: Nachum
At the risk of being charged with "extremism" or "politicization", I look forward with the greatest anticipation to November 6, 2012, a day I fervently hope will be known forever in the hearts of American patriots as "V-O Day".
21 posted on 04/20/2009 10:08:08 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: Nachum

So let me get this straight.

Nanny Napolitano blamed “politicization” for a week of furor over the report that claims I am a terrorist and in the same breath reassures me Comrade Zero’s veteran policy will prevent extremism? The way I read this sentence is this administration still believes me to be a terrorist but when Zero gets around to offering his “touch” on the VA, I will at least not be an extreme one?

Uh?


22 posted on 04/20/2009 10:08:23 AM PDT by mort56 (He who would sacrifice freedom for security deserves neither. - Ben Franklin)
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To: b4its2late

Must be some old Cuyahoga River water in that fishbowl!


23 posted on 04/20/2009 10:08:30 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: All
I created this shirt to wear during an upcoming marathon in Cincinnati on May 3rd.


24 posted on 04/20/2009 10:08:33 AM PDT by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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She thinks it was politicized, eh? That’s rich.


25 posted on 04/20/2009 10:12:48 AM PDT by Jenny217
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To: SpaceBar

I’m wondering how “regret” can be used to describe the act of someone other than oneself. Very convenient word nowadays.


26 posted on 04/20/2009 10:15:20 AM PDT by Mach9 (.)
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To: Nachum
It was her and her DemoFascist conspirators, who politicized,and criminalized the report that caused all the uproar, by Gestapo-izing the Dept of HomeLand Security, into an agency that can arrest, detain and "disappear" anyone of right leaning opolitical beliefs, using the memo and the Patriot act, as a DemoNazi Gestapo.

Now, all someone has to do, os anger a powerful enough Democrat, and whoosh! Off Limbaugh goes, to a DemoFascist FEMA "summer/re-education camp"!

27 posted on 04/20/2009 10:16:44 AM PDT by DGHoodini (God's gonna getcha!)
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To: DGHoodini

still no elected Republicans calling for her head...and the strongest condemnation thusfar is from a southern Democrat


28 posted on 04/20/2009 10:25:16 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Nachum

Personally, I think it shows a lot of diversity awareness that we have a dude in charge of DHS that likes to cross dress.

I also heard she/he just won a powerlifting contest, having beat out Janet Reno.


29 posted on 04/20/2009 10:32:15 AM PDT by Made In The USA (BO stinks.)
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To: Nachum

What did the stupid cow think was going to happen?
She started it, not the vets.


30 posted on 04/20/2009 10:44:56 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (To stand up for Capitalism is to hope Teleprompter Boy fails.)
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To: SpaceBar

Yeah..”leaked”...

As insulting as this document is, I believe the timing was a shot across our bow, just before the tea parties. The writing was amatuer or hurried or both, but I think the intent was scare us from attending the tea parties and engaging in our political discourse. Yes, it may also be quite serious on their part, but I do think the larger meaning was a scare tactic. Just my two cents.


31 posted on 04/20/2009 10:47:26 AM PDT by Wife of D
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To: Neoliberalnot
As I recall, Napolitano thought the Arizona 9/11 Memorial, which blamed the US for the attacks, was also "politicized"...
32 posted on 04/20/2009 10:54:14 AM PDT by gridlock (Build a man a fire, he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, he'll be warm the rest of his life.)
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To: Wife of D

And yesterday it was reported that a returning marine was caught with a firearm and “explosive components” in his checked luggage. Talk about peculiar timing.


33 posted on 04/20/2009 10:55:48 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Nachum
"I regret that in the politicization of everything that happens in Washington, D.C., some took offense,"

Typical. There's nothing wrong with anything she's done. She's just unhappy that some crazy rightwingers took offense to her eminently reasonable proposals.

34 posted on 04/20/2009 11:01:56 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money -- Thatcher)
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To: Nachum

Napolitano does not regret politicizing yet another federal agency to go after Obama’s political opponents. Napolitano regrets that her intended victims are objecting.

The Napolitano Gestapo resembles the Keystone Cops more than the SS or the KGB. If they can’t stop pregnant women from waddling across the border at will, I can’t imagine they’ll be very effective in stopping a real threat, let alone a bunch of tax-protesting grandmothers in Sacramento.


35 posted on 04/20/2009 11:15:56 AM PDT by gorilla_warrior (Liberalism is a hate crime that can no longer be tolerated.)
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To: SpaceBar

“She regrets it was leaked to the media.”

BINGO!


36 posted on 04/21/2009 4:37:16 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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