Skip to comments.Time Magazine Fears Shutdown Could Turn Spies Into Traitors
Posted on 10/02/2013 11:07:43 AM PDT by chessplayer
The shutdown fearmongering continues apace, and Time magazine is dutifully passing along the administration's talking points. Here's the latest: the government work stoppage could drive cash-starved spies into the arms of other countries. It would make otherwise patriotic Americans become traitors.
An ongoing government shutdown heightens the risk that American intelligence officers could be flipped as double agents, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday.
How stupid can you get. It's day One.
Awwwww, any such spies just need to suck it up! We get saddled with obamacare and we just have to take it - so they can take this as well. If they’re patriots, they stick. If they’re not, they run. What’s the big deal?
The shutdown will cause the icecaps to melt too.
This article is from the Onion, right?
Who better to know about having intel and being traitors than the employees of TIME (well other than those at NYT, WP, MSNBC, CNN, etc.)?
I thought that whistle blowers were already considered to be traitors by exposing corruption in the administration.
You mean TIME magazine where Jay Carney previously served as Washington Bureau Chief - no bias there I’m sure.
The sky is falling, etc.
Yeah, the nat’l intelligence director is saying they can’t “guarantee the nation’s safety ...”
like they could before, and,
pay us or we shoot the dog.
Did you hear a lot of beaches are shut down as well? Apparently with the government shut down there is no control of the tides...scary times..
Here is one of my “Talking Points:”
If OBAMACARE SUBSIDY HEALTH INSURANCE TAX, aka OSHIT, is so popular, then why isnt Mr. Michelle Obama enrolled?
This is enrollment day number TWO, Barry: tick-tock - - -
Is there still a “Time magazine?” I remember such a title years ago. But thought it became so politically slanted and irrelevant that it died out.
To quote the left’s idea of an intellectual woman, “What difference does it make?”
After all, the MSM already provides the enemy pretty much whatever it wants.
And it manages to do this while simultaneously covering up all negative information concerning worshippers of an unnamed child boinking “prophet” and a certain unnamed buota baby resume hiding moron of a president.
Planes will be falling out of the skies.
The World Ends Tomorrow!
Pray America is Waking Up
“How stupid can you get. It’s day One.”
Remember something, many of these shutdown stories were written WEEKS AGO, and previewed on Kos, as well.
Well, the NSA goons are already traitors for spying on us.
Day 2 and desperation is setting in..
No, but I did hear that the Nat. Park Service has closed Trail Ridge Road in Rcky. Mtn. Nat. Park. One of only two roads into Estes Park after the thousand year flood wiped out the three main routes into the valley.
Oh unicorn skittles! If a government spy would turn on his country for missing a few weeks to a few months pay, then they sure the L would turn on their government even whilst being paid. Bunch of what-if jackazzes!
(To Mr. Clapper). If you, as the DNI, have done such a p*ss poor job of overseeing the vetting your spies to the extent that you willfully allow folks in these sensitive positions that think it is cool to make ~six figures and live paycheck to paycheck, and are willling to turn as soon as they miss a paycheck, you should be fired and tried for treason yourself.
Zero is really ginning up his MSM and political apparatchiks, turning the dial to ‘11.’
Time, the NYT, the WP...
And they’re worried about spies?
I thought that by now TIME would've changed their name to “The Amerikan Communist Really Really True News Magazine” by now.
Only “News”weak is more to the Left when it comes to national magazines that used to be mainstream (in the distant past).
Sorry, TIME, but most Americans are not as eager to stab America in the back and throw away their loyalty for whatever it is that the Leftists give you.
How many pieces of silver did they give you to become a mouthpiece for Socialism?
My guess is 30.
The way Clapper thinks, I think he has the CLAP!
(For those who don’t know diseases, syphillis corrodes the brain and impairs mental functions - an apt description of the Obama dictatorship).
it’s the old blackmail adage of give money to schools for better schooling. This is like tarp rewarding bad.
So, Obama may change sides and actually work for America?
“This article is from the Onion, right?”
Certainly, the Onion would be more honest than Time as the Onion makes no illusions that it is the truth while Time claims to be non-fiction.
What is patriotic, and what is traitorous? The very meanings of those words have become suspect, as concerns the Current Regime now squatting in the White Hut.
The Ministry of Love and the Ministry of Truth are both working overtime, government shutdown be cursed. These agencies provide the most essential services under the reigning power now based in the territory once known as “the United States of America”.
And there is no maximum level of stupidity. No matter what heights it may rise to, that level can always be exceeded, by a really determined and innovative boob.
Time for a bad joke, Graewoulf:
Mrs. Obama is so fat that she would need TWO insurance policies to cover her condition!
Badda bing, badda boom!
This article will scare the crap out of dozens of people in dentists’ offices coast to coast.
Paging Jack Bauer!
You mean like Al Gore and Bill Clinton when they took all that Chinese money? Wait, the government wasn’t shut down then. And by the way, is Obama a non-essential government worker? He thinks he’s a king, but he works for us. Maybe they should start paying all these government employees out of the Democrat party accounts. We ALL pay his salary. The Democrat party doesn’t own him.
If their loyalty is so tenuous, then I would put much stock in any intelligence they provided anyway!
This is total and utter BS!
Cash-starved spies? LOL. How about all the lunatic America-hating ideologues this admin is packed with? What about Bradley Manning & Wikileaks? What about Hillary & Benghazi?
She’s so ugly, when she walks into a store the ugly sensors on the security cameras turn the cameras off!
Hey ... whoa!
The Third Grade Reader book speaks.
If having your pay delayed a couple of weeks drives a spy into the arms of our enemies, they should never have been recruited to spy anyway.
This is why a detailed examination of your finances is part of any security clearance.
If missing a paycheck is going to send you scurrying off to Vlad Putin to make your car payment for you, you really ought not be in that position in the first place.
the left are such drama queens , killing granny to they want to stop you getting contraception to spies might turn.
So we should get these disloyal federal employees back spying on us to keep them quiet?
Any person who would spy for that reason is probably already a spy.
Real Americans cannot be bought.
No, he’s saying we keep paying them to spy on us because they can’t be trusted.
Exactly. But liberals have no concept of people having any morals. Remember when Obama claimed that Doctors ran around taking out tonsils and amputating legs just to get paid more money?
“...The shutdown will cause the icecaps to melt too....”
That’s cause the shutdown is affecting the sun, too... it’s shining a little brighter and hotter, causing even MORE cute fuzzy little 1200 pound polar bears to get stranded on ice floes and possibly drown... ‘cause the shutdown made them forget how to like...swim... and stuff...
Honest... Jay Carney said so...
These NSA spies have already turned against their country.