Skip to comments.Barack Obama Denied National Security Clearance
Posted on 10/02/2008 5:51:46 PM PDT by CharlotteVRWC
Barack Obama Denied National Security Clearance Aug.20, 2008 in General Barack Obama cannot be Trusted with Classified Information
How can the President of the United States be denied a basic security clearance? How can the Commander and Chief of the most powerful military be denied access to classified information? Barack Obama would be denied the necessary security clearance for President if he was held to the same standard as everyone else. If you cant pass a Secret level background investigation, which is required for many soldiers, you should not be eligible for the Presidency.
What is a Security Clearance?
Having served in the U.S. military, law enforcement, and as a civilian government contractor, Ive had my fair share of background investigations. The United States government employs a multitier security clearance paradigm.
Confidential Unauthorized disclosure could cause damage to national security. Secret Unauthorized disclosure could cause serious damage to national security. Top Secret Unauthorized disclosure could cause exceptionally grave damage to national security.
Each level of access requires a progressively more in-depth background investigation before the clearance is obtained. The President of the United States should be able to flawlessly pass the most extensive investigation and a polygraph test. Both are required for workers in some Special Access Programs classified Top Secret.
The purpose of the clearance is to determine an individuals honesty, trustworthiness, reliability, financial responsibility, criminal activity, emotional stability, foreign influences, family associations, drug use, mental health, judicial proceedings, employment history, traits of character, and loyalty to the United States. This collective data is used to evaluate your ability and willingness to safeguard national secrets. Based on the facts about Barack Obama, he fails to satisfy the minimum requirements for even a basic secret clearance. His background investigation would have Red Flags shooting up in so many places; the issuing panel would deny him a clearance outright.
Obamas Answers on the Security Clearance Application Instead of going through all the Security Clearance Application questions, Ill examine the questions that would deny Barack Obama a Secret Clearance.
List foreign national relatives whom you or your spouse are bound by affection, obligation, or close and continuing contact.
Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. of Kenya, and Lolo Soetoro, the Indonesian oil manager his mother married. These two foreign relatives would probably initiate a Defensive Security Services or Department of Defense investigation that would take roughly a year to explore. Im not sure how many degrees of separation are involved, but Obama Sr. and Soetoros associations are not friendly to the United States. However, they are not the primary concern.
Barack Obamas brother, his kin Abongo Obama, is a militant Muslim who has been quoted saying, A black man must liberate himself from the poisons of European cultures and western values. Obamas paternal cousin, Raila Odinga is also a Muslim extremist who recently lost the Kenyan Presidential election to a Christian. How can such relations exist between the President of the United States and radical Muslims?
Have you ever been an officer or a member or made a contribution to an organization dedicated to the violent overthrow of the United States Government and which engages in illegal activities to that end, knowing that the organization engages in such activities with the specific intent to further such activities?
Have you ever knowingly engaged in any acts or activities designed to overthrow the United States Government by force?
These two questions go hand and hand. Having gone through the interview phase of the clearance process a number of times, I cant image the look on the face of the investigator nor the sheer amount of time it would take to explain Barack Obamas anti American ties.
Sen. Barack Obama served as a paid director alongside a confessed domestic terrorist and granted funding to a controversial Arab group that dubbed the creation of Israel as a catastrophe. The founder of the Arab group in question, Columbia University professor Rashid Khalidi, also has held a fundraiser for Obama. Khalidi is a harsh critic of Israel, has made statements supportive of Palestinian terror and reportedly has worked on behalf of the Palestine Liberation Organization while it was involved in anti western terrorism.
Barack Obama also served on the Woods Fund board with William Ayers, a member of the Weathermen terrorist group which sought to overthrow of the U.S. government and took responsibility for the bombings of New York City Police Headquarters in 1970, of the Capitol building in 1971, and the Pentagon in 1972. Bill Ayers has killed hundreds of civilians, police officers, and was recently quoted saying, I dont regret setting bombs, I feel we didnt do enough.
I would deny a security clearance for anybody that even shook these mens hands, never mind launching a campaign from Ayers living room.
Have you illegally used any controlled substance, for example, marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, hashish, narcotics (opium, morphine, codeine, heroin, etc.), amphetamines, depressants (barbiturates, methaqualone, tranquilizers, etc.), hallucinogenics (LSD, PCP, etc.), or prescription drugs?
Barack Obama has specifically admitted to using marijuana and cocaine in his book Dreams From My Father. He even confesses pursuing heroin, but was scared of the drug dealer. A clearance question such as this is used to test someones ethical fortitude to stand up for what is right, legally forbidden, and ultimately make correct decisions. Obama fails this test with his weakness to deny temptation.
Would anyone question your honesty?
Obamas lies regarding his recollection of policies supported and the reality of what he actually did endorse are too numerous to count. However, these lies are unfortunately common in todays politics. An article written in a conservative blog has outlined 26 more personal deceptions Obama has made to the American people. How can anyone trust this guy with confidence? cont.......
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I've also said that Obama would not receive any Security clearance.
If William Ayers himself were elected President, he would have total access to any and all classified information.
I also believe he could classify or declassify anything he wanted, as he is the ultimate classification authority, and could restrict or grant access to anyone for any classified material or program.
Recall that there were a number of people at the Clinton WH who couldn’t get security clearances themselves. Fact is, these ‘Rats couldn’t give a hoot about such “formalities.”
So far :)
I really am interested in the outcome of that article.
btw: When I read the title of the thread...it says he’s already been denied. I just couldn’t believe it—well, in the sense that it actually happened already, but not surprised. I don’t want him to have it. lol Not trying to criticize you for that...but I had to reread the beginning of the article a couple of times to figure out what was going on..
Thanks for the info!!! LOVE your handle!!
That seems weird. Even though my friends and educators were talked to before I received 2 of mine. I wonder if they will talk to Ayers?
Anyone get this out to the media yet?
Thanks for the ping LucyT.
He is an enema of the people, not the State.
Within a year of him being POTUS, the people would be cleaned out, but the State would still be full of it.
Thanks to LucyT for pinging me.
I don’t know why this is showing up now, but this has really disgusted me.
This is from 2008, and look where he is now.
Just remember...It’s not about him. ;-)
But ONLY because he's never applied for, or needed, one.
But ONLY because he's never applied for, or needed, one.
Still, it doesn't mean he wouldn't get a clearance.
What do you think there is in his background that would preclude a clearance?
Now I understand why the President’s desk in the Oval Office is always completely clean, has nothing on it (except in one pic, Obama’s feet), and why the Oval Office appears to be used for nothing more than photo-ops.
This is BS !
He has the right to all levels of classification by the fact that he as President is head of the executive branch of government. The executive branch of government manages the classification process, be it military (DOD), Intel Community, DOE (Nuclear) or federal legal (FBI, USSS,etc.) clearances. As President he is in charge!
I am sorry but that is the way it is.
He was elected by the constitutional process and therefore he has these inherent accesses that come with the office.
Anyone who makes any other claim is misinformed or simply lying.
We can't let our opposition make us into liars, they (the Left!) do that!
Associating with known terrorists and felons, including ones that are merely crooks. Long association with a member of the Communist Party USA, when that organization advocated the violent overthrow of the US. Refusal to submit a certified copy of his birth certificate would kill his chances for a clearance.
A plethora of foreign relatives, living in countries where much of the population is hostile to the US.
The latter would deny him, probably, the special clearance needed for the White House support activity, event to service the latrines on Air Force One.