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Keyword: clarke

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  • Clarke: Trayvon Martin,Michael Brown As Civil Rights Figures Desecrate Legacy Of MLK

    03/02/2015 5:11:17 AM PST · by Biggirl · 11 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 2, 2015 | Jefffrey Poor
    In an interview with The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas published on Sunday, Milwaukee Co., WI Sheriff David Clarke cautioned against making the likes of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown into civil rights figures, arguing doing so desecrates the legacy of figures of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, including Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Sheriff: Al Sharpton Should ‘Go Back into the Gutter He Came From’

    01/22/2015 8:12:29 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 21 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1-22-15 | Evan McMurry
    Milwaukee County Sheriff and conservative commentator David Clarke told Fox & Friends Thursday morning that the Justice Department’s likely decision not to pursue a civil rights case against Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was a vindication for the officer and an indictment of “race hustlers” like Attorney General Eric Holder and Reverend Al Sharpton. “The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri got it right, Clarke said. “Officer Wilson has been exonerated. The thing I want to know is how does he get his reputation back?” Clarke reserved much of his ire for Sharpton. “I don’t expect anything intelligent to come out of...
  • Sheriff Clarke doesn't mince words. Ever. Including on Ferguson. And Democrats

    11/29/2014 6:46:52 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/29/2014 | Carol Brown
    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke tells it like it is. He’s a stellar reminder of what true leadership looks like and what it means to uphold the rule of law. It is a relief to hear someone speak with such honesty and candor. To give you a taste of how fearlessly this man puts truth on display, here are two videos of Sherriff Clarke speaking about Ferguson. Below is a quote from a speech he gave at the National Press Club a couple of weeks ago:
  • Gun fight? National political donors spend hundreds of thousands on local Milwaukee sheriff's race

    08/12/2014 4:46:06 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 2 replies
    Fox ^ | 8-12-14 | Fox
    WASHINGTON – National political donors with deep pockets are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a local Wisconsin sheriff’s race that pits gun control groups against the National Rifle Association. On Tuesday, voters in Milwaukee County, Wis. will decide whether they’ll give controversial Sheriff David Clarke Jr. - a staunch supporter of Second Amendment rights known for his outspoken ads -- another term in office or side with his opponent, police lieutenant Chris Moews.
  • Bloomberg's PAC makes $150,000 ad buy against Clarke

    08/09/2014 12:41:06 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 20 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 8-9-14 | Georgia Pabst
    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's political action committee, Independence USA, has purchased $150,833 in television ads in an effort to defeat Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. and support his opponent, Milwaukee police Lt. Chris Moews. In response to the news of Bloomberg's ads, Clarke said in a statement: "I trust the voters. The voters can't be bought." The ad buys by Bloomberg's PAC come on top of $400,000 in media ads purchased by the Greater Wisconsin Committee to try to beat Clarke, who is seeking his fourth term in Tuesday's Democratic primary election. Also on Friday, Citizens...
  • WI:Milwaukee Sheriff: ‘Return firearms within 48 hours when cleared for self-defense’

    08/31/2013 2:35:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    guns.com ^ | 26 August, 2013 | S.H. Blannelberry
    Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. told a gathering of about 100 people on Sunday that citizens who use their firearms in self-defense should have their guns returned to them within 48 hours of being cleared of criminal charges. Clarke was a guest speaker at a free concealed-carry class held at Kochanski’s Concertina Beer Hall, located on the city’s south side, an establishment that made headlines last week after the owner of the tavern, Andy Kochanski, fatally shot a would-be robber. While prosecutors have cleared Kochanski of criminal charges and agree that he acted lawfully in defense of himself...
  • Clarke schools opt out of new all-free school lunch program (GA)

    07/25/2013 8:33:11 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    Online Athens ^ | July 25, 2013 | by Lee Shearer
    Clarke County public schools will take a pass on a new free-lunch-for-all federal program, at least for now. Under the “Healthy, Hunger-free Kids” act of 2010, school districts with high levels of students who qualify for free or reduced lunchroom prices can opt to offer free lunches to all students this year. The Clarke County School District easily qualifies. Since 2003, the percent of pupils in Clarke schools who qualify for free or reduced lunch has jumped from 64 percent in 2003 to 82 percent as of 2013. If Clarke entered the all-free-lunch program, schools and parents would no longer...
  • Suspicions Growing Over Death of Journalist Probing NSA and CIA Abuses

    07/09/2013 8:32:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 132 replies
    The New American ^ | 08 July 2013 | Alex Newman
    Weeks after the fiery death of investigative journalist Michael Hastings , who was probing abuses by the CIA and NSA and had recently informed others that he was being investigated by federal authorities, suspicions about his mysterious car crash are still swirling around the Internet. While police officially ruled the death an “accident,” serious questions are still surfacing — even in the establishment media and among prominent officials. Based on e-mails Hastings sent out shortly before he died about working on a “big story” and needing to go “off the radar,” it has become clear that he was worried, too....
  • WI:Clarke no lone wolf among sheriffs on gun control, group says

    04/09/2013 4:36:45 PM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    jsonline.com ^ | 9 April, 2013 | Dave Umhoefer
    Milwaukee County's David A. Clarke Jr. apparently is far from the only sheriff taking a stand against tougher gun control measures proposed in the wake of the Newtown school shooting. A group called the Constitutional Sheriff and Peace Officers Association says 408 sheriffs have "vowed to uphold and defend the Constitution" against President Obama's proposals. A group called the Second Amendment Sisters linked to the CSPOA list, which includes a posting by Clarke saying those who want gun control have "the mindset of sheep." Two other Wisconsin sheriffs are on the list: Dale Schmidt of Washington County and Jeff Rickaby...
  • Pro-Self Defense Sheriff Apologizes for "Embarrassing" Police Chief Testimony

    03/06/2013 9:34:20 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 7 replies
    TownHall ^ | Mar. 6, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    Ever wonder why police chiefs from big, crime ridden cities are always chosen to testify before the Senate about gun control while sheriffs are often ignored? Police chiefs are appointed. They simply serve as politicians and mouth pieces for their city councils and liberal mayors. This is the case in anti-self defense Philadelphia, Chicago, Washington D.C. Milwaukee etc. Sheriffs on the other hand are elected and represent the voices of the people they serve. On Monday Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, the sheriff who sent out a public service announcement encouraging residents to learn how to use a firearm in...
  • World Collapse Explained in 3 Minutes

    02/16/2013 1:17:37 PM PST · by VRW Conspirator · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 26, 2010 | Unattributed
    So, there you have it. Two gentlemen from the UK have a "News Program" where they discuss the state of affairs in Europe. 2 years old at least. Funny and true. Add your comments or your favorite meatloaf recipe.
  • Sheriff who urged residents to learn how to use firearms blasts mayor's 'Dirty Harry' criticism

    01/28/2013 8:17:32 AM PST · by servo1969 · 19 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | January 28, 2013 | Associated Press
    A sheriff who urged Milwaukee-area residents in a radio ad to learn to handle firearms so they can defend themselves is dismissing pointed criticism from the city's mayor -- calling the mayor's response "weak" and telling Fox News "my job is to protect the public." Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. stirred controversy after releasing a 30-second radio ad saying budget cuts have hurt officers' ability to respond. "With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option," he said in the ad. "You can beg for mercy from a violent criminal, hide...
  • The Naysayer

    11/21/2005 2:15:32 AM PST · by GiovannaNicoletta · 6 replies · 393+ views
    WeeklyStandard.com ^ | November 21, 2005 | Thomas Joscelyn
    N THE AFTERMATH of September 11, more than several former national security and intelligence officials fashioned new careers as critics of the Bush administration's war on terror. Among the more prominent of these former officials is Daniel Benjamin, who worked for the National Security Council from 1994 to 1999. Benjamin's criticism flows from his belief that prior to the war in Iraq, as he wrote in Time magazine earlier this year, "there was no pre-existing relationship between Baghdad and al-Qaeda." Still worse, the invasion of Iraq has made us "less safe" and "above all, the invasion and occupation of Iraq--have...
  • Obama & Clarke On Libya: Just Shameful

    10/19/2012 10:03:39 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 2 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-19-12 | Scott
    Clarke, Clinton's terrorism czar, put out an article a few days ago that set me off a bit: The last of the presidential debates will focus on national security and will surely produce another round of sniping about what happened before, during and after the raid on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi,Libya. Voters, therefore, ought to think about this issue in context. Karl Rove, the Republican evil genius of campaign slurs, is famous for advising candidates to attack an opponent’s strong suit. If Sen. John Kerry is a decorated war hero and your guy avoided going toVietnam, then attack Kerry’s service...
  • Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America

    02/22/2008 4:55:38 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 30 replies · 1,256+ views
    CI CENTRE ^ | various | CI CENTRE
    Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America  "Allah is our goal; the Messenger is our model; the Koran is our constitution; jihad is our means; and martyrdom in the way of Allah is our aspiration."  "It is the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to impose its law on all nations and to extend its power to the entire planet." --Hasan al-Banna, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood What the Muslim Brotherhood means for the US: Memo lays bare group's plans to destroy U.S. from within By Ron Dreher, Dallas Morning News   "Our strategy...
  • 'Green Mile' actor Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54

    09/03/2012 8:59:05 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 30 replies
    <p>Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," "Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda," is dead at age 54.</p>
  • ke & Dawe on Quantitative Easing (Video at Link)

    03/27/2012 12:58:32 PM PDT · by NRG1973
    Garynorth.com ^ | March 23, 2012 | Clake & Dawe
    This video is an important introduction to QE, or quantitative easing. If Ben Bernanke would be this open about it, he would not need all of those footnotes.
  • Black conservatives gather to talk about gaining strength

    01/24/2012 12:26:28 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | 1-24-12 | Erika BolstadWASHINGTON — It's a lonely world out there, black conservatives said Monday, especially
    WASHINGTON — It's a lonely world out there, black conservatives said Monday, especially as they try to recruit more African-American voters to their ranks. Many black voters will quietly tell conservative African-American politicians that they support their social agenda, said Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., one of just two black Republicans in Congress and the organizer of Monday's panel discussion on black conservatism. But they don't end up voting with the Republican Party, said West, who invited about a dozen black conservatives to speak on his panel. Here's how J.C. Watts, a former Republican congressman from Oklahoma, put it for West:...
  • Osama Bin Laden Son Missing From SEAL Raid, Pakistan Says

    05/10/2011 8:55:17 AM PDT · by MissesBush · 33 replies
    ABC News ^ | 05/10/11 | Jim Sciuotto
    One of Osama bin Laden's sons went missing in the midst of the Navy SEAL raid that took the life of the al Qaeda leader more than a week ago, Pakistani security officials told ABC News today. The officials said bin Laden's three wives, who are all in Pakistani custody, said that one of bin Laden's sons has not been seen since the raid. The son has not been identified, but Pakistani investigators agreed that it appeared someone was missing from the sprawling compound, the officials said. U.S. officials said that one of bin Laden's sons, Khalid, was killed in...
  • Arthur C. Clarke & Gun Control (vanity)

    05/10/2011 12:11:36 PM PDT · by Abin Sur · 69 replies
    I'm a big fan of written SF. I can enjoy reading authors whose political views differ from my own so long as their politics don't clumsily interfere with the story. I recalled an essay by Arthur C. Clarke that illustrates just how whacked out his views were. and was able to find it online. I present to you an excerpt from "Scenario for a Civilized Planet", in which he outlines what weaponry would be permitted. Mind you, he thinks this will apply to the entire planet: http://www.lightmillennium.org/2006_18th/arthur_c_clarke_civilized.html (yeah, it's looney webite...what a shock) High-tech weapon systems are the crutches of...
  • Red Reps 8 Hansen Clarke: Michigan Freshman Congressman's Hard Core Communist Connections

    04/22/2011 9:03:49 AM PDT · by Nachum
    Trevor Loudon ^ | 4/22/11 | Trevor Loudon
    Red Reps 7 here; [caption id="attachment_5755" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Hansen Clarke"][/caption] Freshman Congressman Hansen Clarke (D-MI) has a close working relationship with one of the U.S.'s most extreme Marxist-Leninist organizations - the pro North Korean Workers World Party. A former chief of staff to Michigan's pro Marxist congressman John Conyers, Hansen Clarke seems to be following in his former mentor's political footsteps. In 2008 Hansen Clarke worked closely with Detroit leaders of the Workers World Party on the house foreclosures issue. Clarke drafted and sponsored SB 1306 with long time W.W.P. collaborator Reverend Ed Rowe of Central United Methodist Church, a...
  • Piñata Justice for Jared Lee Loughner

    01/11/2011 5:20:56 PM PST · by SwaggerStick · 14 replies
    It is an absolute fact that Jared Lee Loughner shot and killed six people. So what should happen to Loughner? Which one of the following three would you choose? Piñata JusticeAssemble all the relatives of those killed and issue them ball bats. Hang Loughner upside down by his feet at the same location he did the killing. Notify the public there will be Piñata Justice at sundown and they are all welcome to attend. Have at it at sundown. Public HangingHave a public hanging at sundown, same location as he did the killing. Trial by JuryAssign public defender Judy Clarke...
  • Clarke and Dawes ask the million dollar questions (Great British humor on the economy. Really.)

    05/21/2010 7:40:49 PM PDT · by Travis McGee · 23 replies · 642+ views
    May 20th, 2010 ^ | Clark and Dawes
    Take less than three minutes and laugh until you cry (or maybe the other way around), about the sorry state of the economy. I found this gem on Market Ticker, but the link takes you right to the video. Clarke and Dawes ask the million dollar questions
  • Hamas' 54 Democratic Congressmen

    01/28/2010 4:33:09 PM PST · by Salem · 15 replies · 803+ views
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | 26 January, 2010 | Daniel Greenfield - Sultanknish
    Keith Ellison, widely hailed as America's first Muslim congressman, could more accurately be described as CAIR and Hamas' man in Congress. Congressman Ellison has been a regular presence at CAIR fundraisers and at pro-Hamas rallies in the United States. As a former member of Farrakhan's Nation of Islam , Ellison has enough anti-semitic and Islamist credentials to satisfy anyone, and had expressed openly anti-semitic beliefs in the past. Since Ellison got his start with CAIR , his attempt to provide support for Hamas is completely unsurprising. Both Hamas and CAIR are projects of the Muslim Brotherhood, which also helped...
  • Abdulmutallab: More Like Me In Yemen

    12/28/2009 6:14:37 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 50 replies · 1,759+ views
    ABDULMUTALLAB: More Like Me In Yemen Accused Northwest Bomber Says More Bombers On the Way; Al Qaeda Promises to Hit Americans By BRIAN ROSS and RICHARD ESPOSITO Dec. 28, 2009 — American officials have cause to worry there may be more al Qaeda-trained young men in Yemen planning to bring down American jets. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, charged with the attempted Christmas Day bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253, told FBI agents there were more just like him in Yemen who would strike soon. And in a tape released four days before the attempted destruction of the Detroit-bound Northwest plane, the...
  • FBI Informant Says Agents Missed Chance to Stop 9/11 Ringleader Mohammed Atta (Video)

    09/11/2009 9:54:35 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 21 replies · 1,809+ views
    ABCNews ^ | 9-10-09 | Brian Ross, Vic Walter
    On the eve of the eight year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, an FBI informant who infiltrated alleged terrorist cells in the U.S. tells ABC News the FBI missed a chance to stop the al Qaeda plot because they focused more on undercover stings than on the man who would later become known as 9/11 ringleader Mohammed Atta. Brian Ross reports on the undercover agent in al Qaeda. In an exclusive interview to be broadcast tonight on ABC World News with Charles Gibson and Nightline, former undercover operative Elie Assaad says he spotted and became suspicious of Atta in early...
  • Clarke and Dawe discuss the market meltdown (Obama-nomics Explained)

    01/03/2009 1:56:54 PM PST · by Reaganesque · 3 replies · 342+ views
    YouTube.com ^ | ? | Clarke and Dawe
    Click here for the video. A very funny and accurate view of what the Dems want to do with our money. Clarke and Dawe are a comedy team from Australila who do mock interviews.
  • BBC Audio: Dyson and Clarke (archive of BBC interviews with Freeman Dyson,Arthur C. Clarke & more!)

    12/26/2008 12:03:58 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 6 replies · 428+ views
    BBC Audio: Dyson and Clarke Will life spread out from Earth to flourish in the cosmos? Freeman Dyson has always supported the idea, and with great persuasiveness. BBC Four has created an archive of interviews on its Web site, among which is a clip of Dyson discussing life’s variety and the imperative of broadening its range. The theoretical physicist, who played an important role in the development of the ‘atomic spaceship’ concept called Project Orion, doesn’t believe man’s role is simply to send the occasional astronaut out in what he calls ‘a metal can’ to look out a window....
  • Gates Visits U.S. Troops in Kosovo

    10/07/2008 4:48:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 161+ views
    PRISTINA, Kosovo, Oct. 7, 2008 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates visited with U.S. troops assigned to NATO’s Kosovo Force here today. Gates – making the first visit to Kosovo by a defense secretary since 2001 -- said he wanted to thank the 1,400 American servicemembers deployed here. “We haven’t forgotten about them, and we know how important they are,” Gates said during a news conference with Pentagon reporters. The Europeans and Kosovars depend on the American presence, Gates noted. “There has been a great concern that we might pull out, and what I have reassured our allies is...
  • (Judas)McClellan: 'I'd be glad' to testify about Bush White House(Barf Alert)

    05/30/2008 5:29:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies · 229+ views
    Communist News Network ^ | May 30, 2008 | Rebecca Sinderbrand
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan said Friday he would be willing to comply with a rumored congressional subpoena to discuss the administration’s handling of pre-war intelligence, telling CNN’s Wolf Blitzer he’d be “glad to share my views” if asked to testify. Facing a firestorm over his book, McClellan also confirmed reports that he had apologized to Richard Clarke for questioning his honesty after the former counterterrorism official published his own book critical of the White House. “That was part of our talking points at the time. I didn’t even read the book,” McClellan admitted Friday....
  • Bush's War: PBS/FRONTLINE

    03/24/2008 9:40:29 AM PDT · by FilmCutter · 116 replies · 4,279+ views
    Bush's War Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25, 2008 9 P.M. (check local listings) From the horror of 9/11 to the invasion of Iraq; the truth about WMD to the rise of an insurgency; the scandal of Abu Ghraib to the strategy of the surge-for six years, FRONTLINE has revealed the defining stories of the war on terror in meticulous detail, and the political dramas that played out at the highest levels of power and influence. Now, on the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the full saga unfolds in the two-part FRONTLINE special Bush's War, airing Monday, March...
  • Science fiction author Arthur C Clarke dies aged 90

    03/18/2008 5:23:38 PM PDT · by null and void · 47 replies · 963+ views
    Science fiction author Arthur C Clarke dies aged 90 Arthur C Clarke at his home in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo Lech Mintowt-Czyz Science fiction writer Sir Arthur C Clarke has died aged 90 in his adopted home of Sri Lanka, it was confirmed tonight. Clarke, who had battled debilitating post-polio syndrome since the 1960s and sometimes used a wheelchair, died at 1:30am after suffering breathing problems, his personal secretary Rohan De Silva said. “Sir Arthur passed away a short while ago at the Apollo Hospital [in Colombo}. He had a cardio-respiratory attack,” he said. His valet, W. K. M....
  • Science Fiction Writer Arthur C. Clarke Dead at Age 90

    03/18/2008 3:09:04 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 92 replies · 2,044+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | 3-18-08 | Fox News
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — An aide says science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke has died. Rohan De Silva says Clarke died early Wednesday after suffering from breathing problems. He was 90-years-old. Clarke is the author of more than 100 books, including "2001: A Space Odyssey."
  • Another Failed State?

    02/17/2008 4:45:09 PM PST · by Doctor13 · 17 replies · 134+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 17 February 2008
    Another Failed State? Kosovo's declaration of independence isn't likely to solve its many problems—or defuse tensions in the troubled Balkans. Kosovo declared independence Sunday, but it's unlikely any time soon to become the world's 193rd country. What it will almost certainly be is a failed state, unrecognized by the United Nations, unable to govern itself, dependent on Europe for its police and NATO for its armed forces. After eight years as an international protectorate and billions of dollars in aid and reconstruction funds, its economic prospects are grim. Unemployment is 57 percent, and among youths it's more like 70 percent;...
  • The Democrat Burrowers Inside The Bush Presidency

    02/15/2008 1:35:03 PM PST · by Starman417 · 7 replies · 152+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-15-08 | Curt
    A great section of author Kenneth Timmerman's new book Shadow Warriors: The Untold Story of Traitors, Saboteurs, and the Party of Surrender is the section about a supposed failing of the Bush administration. That failing being the fact that Bush didn't purge the CIA and other segments of the government of liberal influences as Clinton did of conservative influences when he came in. Who was at fault for this? Carl Levin understood that no president could govern effectively without putting his own highly skilled political appointees into key government positions. Although their numbers were small - the congressional "Plum Book"...
  • Did Clarke’s “Almost War” cause The Real One?

    02/02/2008 8:22:45 AM PST · by Sioux-san · 89+ views
    Cashill.com ^ | 1/31/2008 | Jack Cashill
    Did Clarke’s “Almost War” cause The Real One? January 31, 2008 - WND.com © Jack Cashill by Jack Cashill This is the sixth in a six-part series detailing the risks to American national security if Barack Obama (or Hillary Clinton) should ever choose to let Richard Clarke back into government. Clarke is currently one of Obama’s top national security advisors. "If they've been secretive in the past, they'll be secretive as president," Barack Obama said on the stump recently in reference to Bill and Hillary Clinton. But the keeper of the Clintons’ deepest secret now serves not the Clintons but...
  • How Obama’s Security Advisor Disarmed America

    01/26/2008 6:25:16 AM PST · by Sioux-san · 7 replies · 108+ views
    cashill.com ^ | 1/24/2008 | Jack Cashill
    This is the fifth in a six-part series detailing the risks to American national security if Barack Obama (or Hillary Clinton) should ever choose to let Richard Clarke back into government. Clarke is currently one of Obama’s top national security advisors. Half way into his 2004 bestseller, Against All Enemies, former Clinton counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke makes an oddly gratuitous claim. Clarke insists that as a natural skeptic, “always intrigued by the possibility of the unlikely explanation,” he has pushed his fellow analysts to examine all angles in a given case, even those that seemed improbable. As proof of his...
  • A hint of truth leaks out..

    06/20/2006 10:34:35 PM PDT · by pickrell · 21 replies · 1,483+ views
    21 June 2006 | Ron Pickrell
    First, you have to frame the problem. How to orchestrate a multiple hatchet job on those men who, in a time of national fear and anxiety, stood a trembling nation back on it's feet, and said, "We will respond, and with vigor. No more swatting flies." At the same time, however, you have to find some magic way of presenting those discredited, terminated and bitter ex-employees of the agency which apparently failed in their duties to faithfully watch at the walls, but yet not expose them as bitter, disgruntled employees. Apparently, no one was supposed to notice your one-sided lineup,...
  • Why Bush really demoted Richard Clarke

    01/20/2008 3:37:10 PM PST · by Sioux-san · 36 replies · 338+ views
    Why Bush really demoted Richard Clarke by Jack Cashill This is the fourth in a six-part series detailing the risks to American national security if Barack Obama (or Hillary Clinton) should ever choose to let Richard Clarke back into government. Clarke is currently one of Obama’s top national security advisors. “When George Bush came into office, though he kept Clarke on at the White House, he stripped him of his cabinet level rank.” So lamented Leslie Stahl during the March 2004 60 Minutes profile that would make Richard Clarke ace crowd surfer in the intellectual mosh pit of the anti-war...
  • Will Richard Clarke Head Obama's CIA?

    01/11/2008 2:46:44 PM PST · by Sioux-san · 20 replies · 980+ views
    Cashill.com ^ | 12/27/2007 | Jack Cashill
    This is the first in a five-part series detailing the risks to American national security if Barack Obama (or Hillary Clinton) should ever choose to let Richard Clarke back into government. Clarke is currently one of Obama’s top national security advisors. At the beginning of the campaign season, top Democratic candidates scrambled after Clinton national security veterans with almost as much urgency as the U.S. and the Soviets once pursued German rocket scientists. In either case, the winner would corner a certain market on national security expertise, a virtue in glaringly short supply among top Democratic candidates in this year’s...
  • Hsus And Socks (Hillary has asked Sandy Berger to join her campaign)

    09/13/2007 10:32:56 AM PDT · by jdm · 81 replies · 1,809+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | September 13, 2007 | Ed Morrissey
    You can tell the man who boozes, by the company he chooses ... and the pig got up and slowly walked away. The poem by Clarke Van Ness warns people that they will be judged by the actions of those with whom they choose to associate -- and even a pig has enough sense to walk away from disaster. Hillary Clinton has a big problem with her associates, and it's self-inflicted. Lost in the Norman Hsu shuffle, the news that Hillary has asked former Clinton national-security adviser Sandy Berger to join her campaign should cause even more questions about her...
  • Double Agent Plan

    02/13/2004 8:15:05 PM PST · by knak · 2 replies · 349+ views
    abc ^ | 2/13/04
    Mohammed Warsame seen in an undated photograph. (The photograph's background has been obscured to protect the source. ABCNEWS independently confirmed that the photograph shows Warsame.) U.S. Attempt to Turn Al Qaeda Suspect Into U.S. Informant Soured by Press Leak By Pierre Thomas Feb. 13 — When a Somali-born computer student was arrested in Minneapolis last December on suspicion of helping al Qaeda, federal counterterrorism officials thought they might finally have found what they desperately need — a way of getting inside Osama bin Laden's shadowy network. The counterterrorism officials developed a plan to turn the man, Mohammed Warsame, into a...
  • Pair are guilty of Bush memo leak

    05/09/2007 8:14:40 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 11 replies · 2,134+ views
    BBC News ^ | 5/9/07 | BBC
    A civil servant and an MP's researcher have been found guilty of leaking a secret memo about talks between George Bush and Tony Blair. David Keogh, 50, from Northampton, has been found guilty of two offences under the Official Secrets Act. MP's researcher Leo O'Connor was found guilty of one Official Secrets offence. It recorded Oval Office talks between Mr. Bush and Mr. Blair about Iraq in 2004, the Old Bailey was told. Sentencing was adjourned for reports........
  • The secret for which Sandy risked his all .... (remove documents from Mr. Clarke's files)

    01/18/2007 6:21:20 AM PST · by IrishMike · 81 replies · 3,923+ views
    WND ^ | January 18, 2007
    If not the most skillful of embezzlers, Samuel "Sandy" Berger is a far more formidable character than the media would have us believe. When he made his now-storied sorties into the National Archives, he risked his career and his reputation in so doing, and he knew it. Rest assured, he would not have done so were the secrets to be preserved not worth the risk of pilfering them. True to form, the major media refuse to even ask the most fundamental question: Just what secrets would justify so much personal exposure? Having read the report on Berger by the House...
  • Paul Pillar Speaks, Again The latest CIA attack on the Bush administration is nothing new.

    02/10/2006 5:16:05 PM PST · by april15Bendovr · 21 replies · 1,655+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 02/10/2006 4:15:00 PM | by Stephen F. Hayes
    Paul Pillar Speaks, Again The latest CIA attack on the Bush administration is nothing new. by Stephen F. Hayes 02/10/2006 4:15:00 PM IN A BREATHLESS front-page, above-the-fold article in today's Washington Post, Walter Pincus reports that a former senior CIA official named Paul Pillar accuses the Bush administration of "misusing" intelligence to take the country to war in Iraq. According to the Post account, Pillar uses a forthcoming article in Foreign Affairs to claim that the Bush administration "politicized" the intelligence on Iraq. Bush administration policymakers did this subtly, Pillar says, by repeatedly asking the CIA questions about Iraq, its...
  • Rumsfeld, Ashcroft received warning of al Qaida attack before 9/11

    10/03/2006 1:05:47 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 35 replies · 1,369+ views
    McClatchy Newspapers (excerpt) ^ | October 2, 2006 | JONATHAN S. LANDAY, WARREN P. STROBEL and JOHN WALCOTT
    Excerpt - WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and former Attorney General John Ashcroft received the same CIA briefing about an imminent al-Qaida strike on an American target that was given to the White House two months before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The State Department's disclosure Monday that the pair was briefed within a week after then-National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice was told about the threat on July 10, 2001, raised new questions about what the Bush administration did in response, and about why so many officials have claimed they never received or don't remember the warning. One...
  • Random Thoughts Amidst the Idiocy

    09/28/2006 9:18:26 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 3 replies · 553+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | 28 September 06 | Scott McKay
    Musings while waiting breathlessly for a reason to care about Terrell Owens’ poor pill-popping technique… - Congratulations to President Bush for declassifying the National Intelligence Estimate and exposing the partisan lies being spread by treasonous leakers in the spook community. Some Benedict Arnold fancying himself (or herself) a modern-day Daniel Ellsworth spewed out some of the NIE over the weekend to the Washington Post and New York Times, which then dutifully proceeded to report that the NIE called the Iraq War a breeding ground for terrorists. Naturally, that was a lie, which is nothing new for the drive-by media –...
  • CONDI VS. BUBBA . . .(Berger stolen papers revealed?)

    09/26/2006 6:08:31 AM PDT · by teddyballgame · 167 replies · 6,824+ views
    NY Post ^ | 9/26/06 | Editorial
    In fact, a 1999 Clarke after-action memo - the one top Clinton aide Sandy Berger later stole from the National Archives - identified national-security weaknesses so "glaring" that only sheer "luck" prevented a cataclysmic attack back then. And, as Clarke told the 9/11 Commission publicly, there was nothing the Bush administration could have done that would have prevented the attacks. Sure, he tells a different story now. But that, he admitted, is because of his opposition to the Iraq war, which he believes distracted from the War on Terror. Secretary Rice was a lot more honest, explaining yesterday that there...

    09/25/2006 11:51:28 PM PDT · by hope · 121 replies · 4,266+ views
    New York Post ^ | 0-25-06
    September 25, 2006 -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice yesterday accused Bill Clinton of making "flatly false" claims that the Bush administration didn't lift a finger to stop terrorism before the 9/11 attacks. Rice hammered Clinton, who leveled his charges in a contentious weekend interview with Chris Wallace of Fox News Channel, for his claims that the Bush administration "did not try" to kill Osama bin Laden in the eight months they controlled the White House before the Sept. 11 attacks. "The notion somehow for eight months the Bush administration sat there and didn't do that is just flatly false...
  • Transcript: Clarke Praises Bush Team in '02(Hey "BJ"Clinton lookie here)

    09/24/2006 6:20:14 PM PDT · by BlueJ7 · 35 replies · 1,833+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | March 24, 2004
    RICHARD CLARKE: Actually, I've got about seven points, let me just go through them quickly. Um, the first point, I think the overall point is, there was no plan on Al Qaeda that was passed from the Clinton administration to the Bush administration. JIM ANGLE: You're saying that the Bush administration did not stop anything that the Clinton administration was doing while it was making these decisions, and by the end of the summer had increased money for covert action five-fold. Is that correct? CLARKE: All of that's correct.