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Barack Obama 'approved tapping Angela Merkel's phone 3 years ago'
The UK Telegraph ^ | October 27, 2013 | Louise Barnett, Berlin and Philip Sherwell, New York

Posted on 10/27/2013 8:08:28 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

President Barack Obama was told about monitoring of German Chancellor in 2010 and allowed it to continue, says German newspaper.

President Barack Obama was personally informed about secret US monitoring of Angela Merkel three years ago, according to latest reports on the eavesdropping affair.

The President allowed the National Security Agency (NSA) to continue spying on the German chancellor, it was claimed.

Mr Obama was told of the secret monitoring of Mrs Merkel by General Keith Alexander, the head of the NSA, in 2010, according to Bild am Sonntag, a German newspaper.

“Obama did not stop the action at that time but allowed it to continue,” a US intelligence source close to the NSA operation told the Sunday newspaper.

The White House later commissioned an extensive NSA dossier about Mrs Merkel, according to Bild....

The latest twists in the US spying scandal come after President Obama reportedly assured Mrs Merkel during a telephone conversation last week that he was unaware the NSA had been spying on her....

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: angelamerkel; benghazi; fastandfurious; germany; impeachnow; irs; merkel
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1 posted on 10/27/2013 8:08:28 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

So it wasn’t Bush’s fault?


2 posted on 10/27/2013 8:10:55 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Achtung!


3 posted on 10/27/2013 8:11:35 AM PDT by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: Uncle Chip

4 posted on 10/27/2013 8:11:41 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin
Written by Dr. Jack Wheeler

The O-man, Barack Hussein Obama, is an eloquently tailored empty suit. No resume, no accomplishments, no experience, no original ideas, no understanding of how the economy works, no understanding of how the world works, no balls, nothing but abstract, empty rhetoric devoid of real substance.

He has no real identity. He is half-white, which he rejects. The rest of him is mostly Arab, which he hides but is disclosed by his non-African Arabic surname and his Arabic first and middle names as a way to triply proclaim his Arabic parentage to people in Kenya . Only a small part of him is African Black from his Luo grandmother, which he pretends he is exclusively.

What he isn't, not a genetic drop of, is 'African-American,' the descendant of enslaved Africans brought to America chained in slave ships. He hasn't a single ancestor who was a slave. Instead, his Arab ancestors were slave owners. Slave-trading was the main Arab business in East Africa for centuries until the British ended it.

Let that sink in: Obama is not the descendant of slaves, he is the descendant of slave owners. Thus he makes the perfect Liberal Messiah. It's something Hillary doesn't understand - how some complete neophyte came out of the blue and stole the Dem nomination from her.

Obamamania is beyond politics and reason. It is a true religious cult, whose adherents reject Christianity yet still believe in Original Sin, transferring it from the evil of being human to the evil of being white.

Thus Obama has become the white liberals' Christ, offering absolution from the Sin of Being White. There is no reason or logic behind it, no faults or flaws of his can diminish it, no arguments Hillary could make of any kind can be effective against it. The absurdity of Hypocrisy Clothed In Human Flesh being their Savior is all the more cause for liberals to worship him: Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.

Thank heavens that the voting majority of Americans remain Christian and are in no desperate need of a phony savior. He is ridiculous and should not be taken seriously by any thinking American.

5 posted on 10/27/2013 8:14:01 AM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Uncle Chip

So who initiated the whole thing? I suspect Clinton.


6 posted on 10/27/2013 8:14:09 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Uncle Chip

Explain that President Transparency!


7 posted on 10/27/2013 8:14:20 AM PDT by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Ghost of SVR4
So it wasn’t Bush’s fault?
Don't be silly.

Everything bad that happens anywhere in the world is ALWAYS Bush's fault.

8 posted on 10/27/2013 8:18:47 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: gorush

But, Barky looks good in his empty suit!


9 posted on 10/27/2013 8:25:00 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Uncle Chip

“The latest twists in the US spying scandal come after President Obama reportedly assured Mrs Merkel during a telephone conversation last week that he was unaware the NSA had been spying on her....”

ruh roh

this did not come from Snowden, sounds like more cracks in the dam at the No-Such-Agency


10 posted on 10/27/2013 8:25:44 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Uncle Chip

Angela, don’t worry, you are safe.

bo doesn’t know German.


11 posted on 10/27/2013 8:25:44 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: Uncle Chip

” ... was personally informed ...”

Huh! No way! Not the I-know-nothing president.


12 posted on 10/27/2013 8:26:52 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: TomGuy

Guess that means he won’t be visiting Germany soon.


13 posted on 10/27/2013 8:31:08 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Uncle Chip

What a weirdo.


14 posted on 10/27/2013 8:31:32 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: gorush

Everything but the last paragraph. Public education and colleges are making Americans more stupid by the minute. That number currently seems to exceed 50%.


15 posted on 10/27/2013 8:38:08 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Scrambler Bob
"bo doesn’t know German."

Or Austrian ;-)

16 posted on 10/27/2013 8:39:22 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: onedoug

Education has morphed into indoctrination.


17 posted on 10/27/2013 8:40:58 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Uncle Chip

Obama was just continuing a Clinton era policy of tapping all foreign leaders. Hillary and bill fought over the females.


18 posted on 10/27/2013 8:41:48 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Is this why General Keith Alexander is being shunted out of NSA, so that domestic spying, extortion and blackmail can be expanded unhindered?


19 posted on 10/27/2013 8:45:08 AM PDT by Kennard
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To: blackdog
Obama was just continuing a Clinton era policy of tapping all foreign leaders.

So, then, it was not going on in the 8 year interval between. Right?


20 posted on 10/27/2013 8:50:09 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Thats a suprise. Barry is usually the last to know. He finds out just like us by watching it on TV. :-)


21 posted on 10/27/2013 8:54:09 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: gorush; All

I have said it before, zero was specifically brought in to bring US down completely and utterly! The powers that be are tired of waiting and needed a candidate who was an angry black guy that could get away with anything due to “white guilt” of the libs!


22 posted on 10/27/2013 8:59:58 AM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: Ghost of SVR4
"So it wasn’t Bush’s fault?"

The Obama administration will likely blame Bush if the article is correct in stating that the surveillance was initiated in 2002. Hopefully Hillary will be dragged into the quagmire, as she also should have been aware as Secretary of State.

23 posted on 10/27/2013 9:03:06 AM PDT by fuzzthatwuz
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To: Ghost of SVR4
So it wasn’t Bush’s fault?

I'm sure the liars at the New York Times will attempt to back the liars at the White House... They'll find a way to blame Bush...

24 posted on 10/27/2013 9:03:12 AM PDT by GOPJ ( We've grown to trust MSM hatred. When the MSM hates one of us it's an endorsement.)
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To: JudyinCanada

Yes. Bill. The one who still runs the whole setup, and will kill you all.

If not stopped.


25 posted on 10/27/2013 9:03:33 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Uncle Chip.
...was told of the secret monitoring of Mrs Merkel by General Keith Alexander, the head of the NSA, in 2010...

26 posted on 10/27/2013 9:33:56 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Ghost of SVR4

According to the article, it started in 2002. But Obama told Merkel he didn’t know anything about it, which is his standard response to everything.


27 posted on 10/27/2013 9:41:13 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: blackdog
Hillary and bill fought over the females.

How very true -- that's one way to put it.

28 posted on 10/27/2013 9:59:45 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Does this mean it’s NOT George Bush’s Fault???????????


29 posted on 10/27/2013 10:16:09 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: ADemocratNoMore; Akron Al; arbee4bush; agrace; ATOMIC_PUNK; Badeye; Bikers4Bush; BlindedByTruth; ...

FYI: Off topic ping to the list members!


30 posted on 10/27/2013 2:59:34 PM PDT by Las Vegas Dave (The Democratic party preys on the ignorant..!)
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To: Uncle Chip

No wonder he has enormous ears. He’s listening to everyone.


31 posted on 10/27/2013 3:04:52 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Uncle Chip

32 posted on 10/27/2013 3:43:57 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JudyinCanada
So who initiated the whole thing? I suspect Clinton.

I doubt it. I would guess Obama started all the spying on our friends since he's so paranoid about everything.

33 posted on 10/27/2013 4:30:45 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Uncle Chip

Angela Merkel grew up in East Germany with its Stasi. IMHO, she has always seen him for the POS he is..


34 posted on 10/29/2013 9:27:15 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Thanks for the ping


35 posted on 11/04/2013 10:21:05 AM PST by khelus
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