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Democrats say CIA out to get them
AmericanThinker ^ | May 13, 2009 | Rick Moran

Posted on 05/13/2009 11:00:26 AM PDT by Joiseydude

After watching for 8 years as the Central Intelligence Agency sought to bring down the Bush Administration, the Democrats have decided that the spooks attacking politicians is not a good idea.

Funny how "whistelblowers" turn into "leakers" almost overnight.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bds; cia; langley; paris; plamegate; shadowgovernment; spooks
Democrats charged Tuesday that the CIA has released documents about congressional briefings on harsh interrogation techniques in order to deflect attention and blame away from itself.

"I think there is so much embarrassment in some quarters [of the CIA] that people are going to try to shift some of the responsibility to others - that's what I think," said Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who sat on the Senate Intelligence Committee and was briefed on interrogation techniques five times between 2006 and 2007.

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, said he finds it "interesting" that a document detailing congressional briefings was released just as "some of the groups that have been responsible for these interrogation techniques were taking the most criticism."

Asked whether the CIA was seeking political cover by releasing the documents, Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said: "Sure it is."

The CIA has long been on the receiving end of harsh rebukes from Congress - on intelligence failures leading up to the war in Iraq, on secret prisons abroad and on the harsh interrogation techniques used on terrorism suspects. But with the release of records showing that it briefed members of Congress along the way, the CIA has effectively put lawmakers on the defensive.

1 posted on 05/13/2009 11:00:26 AM PDT by Joiseydude
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To: Joiseydude

It’s about f4CK1N# time someone stood up to these corrupt pieces of garbage.


2 posted on 05/13/2009 11:03:13 AM PDT by CommieCutter (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/programs/ht/qt/3013_08.html)
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To: Joiseydude

Let us hope REAL AMERICANS get fed up with the Marxism that is being dumped on us and are ready to revoke it in 2010 and 2012.


3 posted on 05/13/2009 11:04:35 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: CommieCutter

They are bureaucrats looking out for themselves. Surprise. The Rats thought they were all on their side, but failed to recognize that when you threaten people with jail, ruin and humiliation that they are likely to turn on you with all the information they have.
We can only hope the Pelosi looses her Speakerhood over this..the country would be better off with her sitting in SFO wondering what happened to her plane.


4 posted on 05/13/2009 11:05:57 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: Joiseydude

Democrats use the Stalinist tactic of revisionist history.

They find it very unfair when you use their own words against them.


5 posted on 05/13/2009 11:06:10 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (If you like the Dept. of Motor Vehicles, the IRS, and the Post Office, you'll love govt Health Care)
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To: Joiseydude

The RATS have been trying to destroy the CIA (and the USA) for 40 years. They are shameless traitors.


6 posted on 05/13/2009 11:06:53 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Joiseydude
I think there is so much embarrassment in some quarters [of the CIA] that people are going to try to shift some of the responsibility to others - that's what I think,” said Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who sat on the Senate Intelligence Committee and was briefed on interrogation techniques five times between 2006 and 2007.

Liar. The truth is that the DEMOCRATS wanted to destroy the Bush administration - Pelosi was the first to say she wanted it investigated. So, they opened the proverbial can of worms and now they're on the hook. Couldn't happen to a slimier group of low life.

7 posted on 05/13/2009 11:12:12 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Joiseydude
I think there is so much embarrassment in some quarters [of the CIA] that people are going to try to shift some of the responsibility to others - that's what I think,” said Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who sat on the Senate Intelligence Committee and was briefed on interrogation techniques five times between 2006 and 2007.

Liar. The truth is that the DEMOCRATS wanted to destroy the Bush administration - Pelosi was the first to say she wanted it investigated. So, they opened the proverbial can of worms and now they're on the hook. Couldn't happen to a slimier group of low life.

8 posted on 05/13/2009 11:12:12 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Joiseydude
It would be nice if SOMEBODY was out to “get” them!!!!!!

God knows the GOP apparently isn't!!!!!!

9 posted on 05/13/2009 11:12:36 AM PDT by ZULU (God guts and guns made America great. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: Joiseydude

“Democrats charged Tuesday that the CIA has released documents about congressional briefings on harsh interrogation techniques in order to deflect attention and blame away from itself.”

Truth IS a defense. I seem to remember that from my green bean years as a kid. Gee, they must have missed that day in Civics Classes, but should have covered it in law school unless they were simply “Present” when that was covered.


10 posted on 05/13/2009 11:13:34 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Joiseydude

“Democrats express oturage that their selective decallsification of memos is being exposed”

meanwhile Cheney continues to call for declassification of studies abot thwarted terro plots, that he knows exist in the files of his office.

How honorable, Sandy Berger would have just stolen them, rewritten them with his company logo, and sold them back to the govt as an “antiterrorism study”


11 posted on 05/13/2009 11:13:38 AM PDT by silverleaf ("Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal ( Martin Luther King))
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To: Joiseydude

Our CIA leakers can beat up your CIA leakers!!!


12 posted on 05/13/2009 11:15:14 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Joiseydude

I think there is so much embarrassment in some quarters [of the CIA] that people are going to try to shift some of the responsibility to others - that’s what I think,” said Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who sat on the Senate Intelligence Committee and was briefed on interrogation techniques five times between 2006 and 2007.

Liar. The truth is that the DEMOCRATS wanted to destroy the Bush administration - Pelosi was the first to say she wanted it investigated. So, they opened the proverbial can of worms and now they’re on the hook. Couldn’t happen to a slimier group of low life.


13 posted on 05/13/2009 11:15:18 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Joiseydude

The Same C.I.A. that still doesn’t know the soviet union collapsed?
Bet those Dems aren’t too scared.


14 posted on 05/13/2009 11:15:30 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (yEP,i)
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To: Joiseydude

Someone please tell the demmies that only punching bags don’t hit back. What did they expect, they are dragging the CIA through the mud.


15 posted on 05/13/2009 11:19:43 AM PDT by Mind Freed ("Every man has the right to be a fool 5 minutes a day. Wisdom is not exceeding the limit.")
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To: Joiseydude

I hope the Dems just keep right on dissing the CIA. :)


16 posted on 05/13/2009 11:20:13 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: Joiseydude
Well, the Democrats were the ones to declare that war. The CIA ranks "dead last", so to speak, among those I would make an enemy.

I wonder if I'm too old to join the CIA?

17 posted on 05/13/2009 11:29:15 AM PDT by GingisK
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To: Joiseydude

This is hysterical! Keep talking dumb@$$e$ and more will trickle out hopefully the Friday before the 2010 elections they will send out something that will really look bad!


18 posted on 05/13/2009 11:33:22 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: CommieCutter

Are you referring to the CIA or the Democrats?


19 posted on 05/13/2009 11:42:33 AM PDT by sportutegrl (If liberals could do math, they would be conservatives.)
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To: chris_bdba

Like that old song says,”Don’t tug on Superman’s cape, don’t p*ss into the wind, don’t pull the mask off that ol’ Lone Ranger, and don’t f**k with the CIA.”


20 posted on 05/13/2009 11:45:02 AM PDT by technically right
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To: Joiseydude

Hey CIA, if you can’t take out the dems, you’re nothing but a bunch of little sissy girls. Huh, huh CIA, is that what you are, sissy girls? Little cry baby sissy girls?

There, that should do it.


21 posted on 05/13/2009 12:17:07 PM PDT by Gator113 (Weak-coward-racist-white hating-lying-traitor= Surrender Monkey in Chief-B. Hussein Obama...)
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To: Joiseydude

Hmm...very interesting. This is just what I was reading about on Pamela Geller’s blog recently. The CIA is pissed at Maobama.

Check this out:
via Atlas Shrugs:
http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/

A LAUGHINGSTOCK IN PARIS

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100 DAYS OF BEING A LAUGHINGSTOCK IN PARIS

Paris, France. It is very cool to be a French intel guy. A spectacular meal at a Parisian bistro with $90 entrées and a $200 bottle of Bordeaux? No problem. I’d known this fellow since he got me out of a jam in Sudan years ago. His James Bond days are over, but still, riding a desk for the DGSE — Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure (General Directorate for External Security), France’s military intel agency - in Paris has its decided benefits.

One of them is not being infected with Obamamania. “My agency considers him a joke,” he confides. “Every day there is some fresh lunacy that we cannot believe. Mr. Bush would often make us angry. But at this man we just laugh.”

“In truth, it also makes us sad,” he continued. “French resentment towards America is strong, so being able to laugh at your country feels good. But it is such a sad and strange thing to see America - America The Great! - do something so crazy as to elect this ridiculous man.”

“There are many people in America who think he isn’t a legitimate president as he wasn’t born in the US and isn’t a natural citizen. What do you think?” I asked.

He shrugged. “I wouldn’t know. I’ve never had reason to make an inquiry.”

“There are a lot of people convinced he is a traitor who hates America and is actively determined to destroy it. Any opinion on that?”

He didn’t shrug at this. After a long slow sip of wine, he mused, “I would not go that far. Many of his actions, however, are very puzzling because they are so counter-productive regarding America’s best interests. There seems to be a consistent pattern in that direction.”

“What does Sarkozy think of him?”

“Nothing but contempt.”

After a pause he asked, “And Langley?”

“Well, if you thought the war they waged against Bush was intense, it was nothing compared to how they’re going to screw Obama. He has tried to gut them with the ‘torture memo’ release and slashing their budgets. The morale is depressed, sullen, and enraged. You know what a left-wing outfit Langley is. They thought he was their boy and they feel betrayed. All kinds of damaging stuff on him will be appearing via their media friends.”

He nodded. “And in Tel Aviv City?”

He was referring to the huge underground city complex of Langley’s underneath the US Embassy in the Israeli capital. “That’s an interesting question. You know how vast and deep the relationship is there. Langley is making every effort to overcome the total and massive distrust their Israeli colleagues have for Obama, whom they know is selling them down the Jordan River. So far though this effort is in words. The Israelis are waiting to see what Langley does.”

He said nothing. I smiled. “You guys wouldn’t be Langley’s cutout for thwarting BO regarding Israel, would you? I’d never suspect that...”

He continued to say nothing, gave me only a slight smile in return, and poured me another glass of wine. “The Bordeaux is good, yes?” I nodded.

“You know, the French media worships this man the same as yours in the US. All of this ‘100 days’ talk, it is impossibly stupid. Most anyone in the French elite, the business leaders, Sarko’s people, they all know this. They all think this is some crazy joke of the Americans. But it is a very, very dangerous joke. For 100 days your president has been a laughingstock among the tout le monde No one may be laughing 100 days or 10 months from now.”

He leaned forward. “The world can go - how do you say - sideways with this man very quickly. No one he has working for him knows what they are doing - possibly excepting Mrs. Clinton - and he certainly does not. All of us in our little community are worried - us, our friends in Berlin, London, Tel Aviv, and Langley too as you say. It is not like the barbarians at the gates. It is everythere are no gates. The Somalis, Chavez, Iran, Putin, Beijing, the ‘Norks” as you call them, the list is long and it is growing. We are not sure what to do.”

It took me a moment to respond. “The best thing that has happened now is Obama making Langley his enemy. They will be cooperating with you more, be more a part of your worried community. Working together, you can undermine his efforts more effectively, block and maybe even repair the damage.”

It was my turn to lean forward. “Then again, all together you could be more pro-active. The man is a mystery. Nobody can make public his actual birth certificate, or even the particular hospital he was born in, or his college grades, or how he got into Harvard, or how he made editor of the Harvard Law Review and never wrote a single article for it. It goes on and on. He really is a Zero. I think all of you guys should find all of this out and make it known.”

I added, “The quicker the better, before the laughing stops and the real dangers begin.”

“What is that phrase you use?” he asked. “Something to consider?”

I laughed. “Yes, there is much to consider - and much that you can do. I mean, really, if the Soviet Union could be dismantled, so can this presidency.”

It was a beautiful April afternoon in Paris. He walked me back to my hotel. It could be that the times we live in may get even more interesting.
of Paris. barbarian horde in the world being told


22 posted on 05/13/2009 12:23:29 PM PDT by BootsOfEscaping
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To: Joiseydude
Well, after watching CIA run their guerrilla operation against Bush and Cheney for eight years, I'm not particularly sympathetic. I'm just really enjoying a schadenfreude moment watching CIA and the Messiah administration go at each other.
23 posted on 05/13/2009 12:49:29 PM PDT by colorado tanker ("Lastly, I'd like to apologize for America's disproportionate response to Pearl Harbor . . . ")
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To: colorado tanker
Funny how "whistelblowers" turn into "leakers" almost overnight.

Well, after watching CIA run their guerrilla operation against Bush and Cheney for eight years, I'm not particularly sympathetic. I'm just really enjoying a schadenfreude moment watching CIA and the Messiah administration go at each other.

I quite agree. A better group of jackasses being leaked on (pun intended) I couldn't think of.

What I REALLY want to see is a black bag op to recover Maobama's long form birth certificate. It'd be the ultimate revenge - toss his arrogant, anti-American arse out of power, and possibly into prison.

I would think that Maobama would have learned from Bush - don't piss off the spooks, because the spooks aren't owned by anyone, they are for themselves (as is any smart person).

24 posted on 05/13/2009 1:09:28 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (Tyrant: "Spartans, lay down your weapons." Free man: "Persian, come and get them!")
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To: Ancesthntr
I would think that Maobama would have learned from Bush - don't piss off the spooks, because the spooks aren't owned by anyone, they are for themselves (as is any smart person).

From what I've seen so far, Zero is so arrogant he doesn't learn from anybody.

25 posted on 05/13/2009 1:19:36 PM PDT by colorado tanker ("Lastly, I'd like to apologize for America's disproportionate response to Pearl Harbor . . . ")
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To: BootsOfEscaping

Obama laughing stock bump!


26 posted on 05/13/2009 1:53:39 PM PDT by Enterprise (The Porkulus brought us economic swine flu.)
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To: GingisK

No your not. Skills an ability outweigh age restrictions.

Send em a 1 page resume


27 posted on 05/13/2009 4:16:04 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: sportutegrl

The Democrats. I’m sure the CIA sucks as well, because I’m sure it’s full of liberals too.


28 posted on 05/14/2009 9:00:08 AM PDT by CommieCutter (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/programs/ht/qt/3013_08.html)
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