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  • John Brennan Involved in Obama Passport Breach (Quid Pro Quo)

    02/24/2010 6:26:45 PM PST · by capacommie · 26 replies · 1,189+ views
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 2-24-2010 | Pamela Geller
    John Brennan Involved in Obama Passport Breach Pamela Geller, Atlas Shrugs Quid pro quo?If you recall, during the presidential election, I ran a number of stories on the passport breach of Obama's passport at the Department of State. It bears noting that John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, who made those recent incredible pro-terror remarks, some in Arabic no less, about the beauty of jihad, was connected with the tampering with Obama's passport. Back in March 2008, the State Department launched an investigation of improper computer access to passport...
  • Blogger admits Hawaii birth certificate forgery, subverting Obama claims (Uh-oh)

    07/03/2008 4:35:19 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 9,650 replies · 131,028+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | 3 July 2008 | Reuven Koret
    Jay McKinnon, a self-described Department of Homeland Security-trained document specialist, has implicated himself in the production of fraudulent Hawaii birth certificate images similar to the one endorsed as genuine by the Barack Obama campaign, and appearing on the same blog entry where the supposedly authentic document appears. The evidence of forgery and manipulation of images of official documents, triggered by Israel Insider's revelation of the collection of Hawaii birth certificate images on the Photobucket site and the detective work of independent investigative journalists and imaging professionals in the three weeks since the publication of the images, implicate the Daily Kos,...
  • Outsourced passports netting govt. profits, risking national security

    03/26/2008 5:28:22 AM PDT · by moderatewolverine · 33 replies · 578+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | March 26, 2008 | Bill Gertz
    The United States has outsourced the manufacturing of its electronic passports to overseas companies — including one in Thailand that was victimized by Chinese espionage — raising concerns that cost savings are being put ahead of national security, an investigation by The Washington Times has found. The Government Printing Office's decision to export the work has proved lucrative, allowing the agency to book more than $100 million in recent profits by charging the State Department more money for blank passports than it actually costs to make them, according to interviews with federal officials and documents obtained by The Times.
  • Passport Investigation Scrutinizes Employee of Firm With a Tie to Obama

    03/22/2008 3:19:16 PM PDT · by charles m · 41 replies · 2,191+ views
    FOX News ^ | 3/22/08
    The State Department investigation into how and why the passport files of three presidential candidates were breached is scrutinizing an employee at a Virginia-based company, which is headed by an adviser to Barack Obama’s campaign. The Washington Times, which broke the news Thursday that Obama’s files were improperly accessed, reported Saturday that the State Department inspector general’s internal probe will include polygraph tests of supervisors to determine whether there was a political motive behind the breaches. The article said a focal point of the probe will be an employee who works for The Analysis Corporation and is still with the...
  • FAQ: The passport breach: What exactly is in those records?

    03/21/2008 11:58:23 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 40 replies · 1,469+ views
    Computer World ^ | March 21, 2008 | Jaikumar Vijayan
    Files kept by the State Department can be extensive March 21, 2008 (Computerworld) An admission late Thursday that three contract workers in the U.S. Department of State illegally accessed the passport records of Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) has sparked a firestorm of controversy. While State Department officials characterized the incident as the result of "imprudent curiosity," Obama's campaign spokesman called the breach an "outrageous breach of security and privacy." The breaches occurred Jan. 9, Feb. 12 and March 14, but were apparently not reported to higher-level State Department employees, who said they learned of the incidents just this week. The...
  • Passports probe focuses on worker

    03/22/2008 11:31:32 AM PDT · by mware · 10 replies · 757+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | March 22, 2008 | By Bill Gertz and Jon Ward
    The State Department investigation of improper computer access to passport records of three presidential candidates is focusing on one remaining employee — a contract worker with a company headed by an adviser to the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama The probe by State's inspector general will include polygraph tests for supervisors in the passport section to find out whether the three contract employees who accessed the records had a political motive or were part of a political operation to obtain personal data on Mr. Obama, Sen. John McCain or Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. Two of the three contract employees...
  • Clinton appointee linked to passport breach video

    03/20/2008 11:18:33 PM PDT · by cdchik123 · 51 replies · 2,811+ views
    it's keith olberskunk but here is the video.
  • Somebody Was Snooping in Obama's Passport File? (More Clinton connection questions)

    03/20/2008 9:27:02 PM PDT · by cdchik123 · 115 replies · 5,255+ views
    The National Review ^ | March 20, 2008 | Jim Geraghty
    A weird campaign cycle gets even weirder - three State Department contract employees have been caught nosing around in Barack Obama's passport file. Two were fired, one was disciplined. The first breach was on January 9; the inspector general is launching an investigation. ~snip~ A little while back, the Hillary campaign — specifically Lee Feinstein, the campaign's national security director, asked a question: As voters evaluate you as a potential Commander-in-Chief, do you think it's legitimate for people to be concerned that you have traveled to only one NATO country, on a brief stopover trip in 2005, and have never...
  • Obama passport files violated; 2 State Department workers fired (On Drudge)

    03/20/2008 5:51:22 PM PDT · by jdm · 203 replies · 8,222+ views
    Washington Times ^ | March 20, 2008 | by Bill Gertz
    ** EXCERPT ** Two State Department employees were fired recently and a third disciplined for improperly accessing electronic personal data on Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, Bush administration officials said yesterday. ~snip~ A similar data breach took place in 1992 when State Department officials looked up data on presidential candidate Bill Clinton, in an attempt to find out information from the late 1960s, amid unfounded political campaign rumors that Mr. Clinton had sought to renounce his citizenship to dodge the draft during the Vietnam War while a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. That incident triggered a three-year investigation by a...
  • Clinton attack memo offered detailed information on Obama's travels?

    03/20/2008 8:46:33 PM PDT · by cdchik123 · 85 replies · 2,734+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | March 13, 2008 | Daniel Malloy
    Two minutes after that, the campaign issued a memo with pointed questions for Mr. Obama on national security, including: "As voters evaluate you as a potential Commander-in-Chief, do you think it's legitimate for people to be concerned that you have traveled to only one NATO country, on a brief stopover trip in 2005, and have never traveled to Latin America?"