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Obama Takes a Hard Line Against Leaks to Press
NY Times ^
| 11 Jun 2010
| Scott Shane
Posted on 06/12/2010 7:45:11 AM PDT by shove_it
In 17 months in office, President Obama has already outdone every previous president in pursuing leak prosecutions. His administration has taken actions that might have provoked sharp political criticism for his predecessor, George W. Bush, who was often in public fights with the press.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: cultureofcorruption; democratcorruption; noaccountability; nobc; nobirthcertificate; nodocumentation; obmacorruption; opinion
posted on 06/12/2010 7:45:11 AM PDT
cockroaches cannot stand the light...
posted on 06/12/2010 7:46:53 AM PDT
(Standing against tyranny must start somewhere, or the future belongs to the tyrants.)
Why is Mr transparency concerned about leaks?
posted on 06/12/2010 7:48:13 AM PDT
by G Larry
(Democrats expedite the Destruction of America)
They knew the law, they broke the law, now take the punishment.
posted on 06/12/2010 7:51:15 AM PDT
To: G Larry
While we’re at it, why is the press silent while he singles them out one-by-one and beats the crap out of each one in turn?
posted on 06/12/2010 7:51:19 AM PDT
by null and void
(We are now in day 506 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
Agree. The leaks during the Bush Admin did much damage to him. The leaks now aren’t much hurting Zero simply because Big Media is still protecting him. He will destroy anyone who crosses him. He is a narcissist who doesn’t like the light of truth focused on him.
To: G Larry
One one hand I would want our Nations secrets strongly guarded and “leakers” fully prosecuted. On the other hand, the Rats hypocrisy makes me sick!
posted on 06/12/2010 7:55:38 AM PDT
Transparency in government at its’ finest!!
posted on 06/12/2010 8:10:23 AM PDT
by God luvs America
(When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
posted on 06/12/2010 8:10:42 AM PDT
Prosecutions it’s a Obama thing.
posted on 06/12/2010 8:13:45 AM PDT
Presidents all want leaks stopped, UNLESS they purposefully initiate them....i.e Clinton leaking his choices for nominations and waiting to see how the public and media reacts before he officially nominates them......Obama “Plug that damn hole”.......... lol
What Presidents really want is control over information. Only when it benefits them do they want stuff to “leak out.”
posted on 06/12/2010 8:15:21 AM PDT
(Where's my stuff? I want some more stuff too Mr. President!)
if it was under a gop admin, any prosecution would’ve failed because of the activist judges will vote against them. You can not charged anyone for betraying the country under gop, but you certainly can under a dem admin
posted on 06/12/2010 8:15:47 AM PDT
Why doesn’t somebody leak his college marks and birth certificate?
Prosecutions its a Obama thing.
Prosecuting DumBO should be the thing.
posted on 06/12/2010 8:19:06 AM PDT
by depressed in 06
(2012, the end of our long national nightmare.)
Too bad Obama isn't as interested in DOING SOMETHING ABOUT THE OIL LEAK IN THE GULF!
POTUS should be impeached! How will this excuse for a POTUS react to the next terrorist attack?--IF he reacts at all!
We've had more than enough of the useless Barrack Obama!
posted on 06/12/2010 8:21:35 AM PDT
(Better Obama picks his nose than our pockets!)
Presidents all want leaks stopped, UNLESS they purposefully initiate them....i.e Clinton leaking his choices for nominations and waiting to see how the public and media reacts before he officially nominates them......Obama Plug that damn hole.......... lol
What Presidents really want is control over information. Only when it benefits them do they want stuff to leak out.
Exactly right. Strategic "leaks" have been a very effective tool for a long time.
posted on 06/12/2010 8:22:38 AM PDT
(Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
To: depressed in 06
It will be so in November.
posted on 06/12/2010 8:24:59 AM PDT
Does this jackass ever stop lying?
posted on 06/12/2010 8:42:04 AM PDT
(Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
He will never stop lying. It is encouraged for muslim to lie to unbelievers. He is just practicing his faith.
posted on 06/12/2010 8:49:15 AM PDT
posted on 06/12/2010 9:09:52 AM PDT
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