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JFK files release is Trumpís latest clash with spy agencies
AP ^

Posted on 10/28/2017 1:51:19 PM PDT by ameribbean expat

According to White House officials, Trump accepted that some of the records contained references to sensitive sources and methods used by the intelligence community and law enforcement and that declassification could harm American foreign policy interests. But after having the scope of the redactions presented to him, Trump told aides he did not believe them to be in the spirit of the law.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: cia; coverup; jfkassassination; jfkfiles
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Mueller: I'm indicting. Trump: Screw you, I'm releasing.

It's all coming out.

1 posted on 10/28/2017 1:51:19 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
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I dunno. Who to trust? Trump or our intelligence agencies....That’s a tough one.


2 posted on 10/28/2017 1:55:59 PM PDT by bagster ( Mama tried to raise me better.)
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They need to release everything from Angleton


3 posted on 10/28/2017 1:57:50 PM PDT by RummyChick
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Do they mean the intelligence agency the Constitution gives him the right to run? What don’t these stupid “journalists” not understand?


4 posted on 10/28/2017 2:00:58 PM PDT by mort56
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That... would be interesting. Not many people could handle The Wilderness of Mirrors. I get Angleton up through his post-WW2 Italian posting, but after that, I may as well be out in his garden pruning rose bushes. Hard to follow after that.


5 posted on 10/28/2017 2:02:19 PM PDT by ameribbean expat (Veritas Vincit)
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Not roses! Angleton was an internationally recognized expert on Orchids.


6 posted on 10/28/2017 2:03:20 PM PDT by Reily
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Mea culpa.


7 posted on 10/28/2017 2:04:18 PM PDT by ameribbean expat (Veritas Vincit)
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The bottom line. Nothing from 1963 should be classified. They going to find out about the newfangled SR-71? We have some octogenarian agent still undercover? They going to learn about our planned computer small enough to fit into one room?
Sources and methods my azz.

This is covering up one thing, and one thing only. And that is the deep state stood by, let it happen, and they have far too much power and should have been disbanded.


8 posted on 10/28/2017 2:09:32 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ...)
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The telling point here is that these documents are 54 years old, sources and methods are either deceased or woefully out of date as technology. Moreover, the agencies had months to make their case on sensitive redactions and weeks after Trump’s announcement — why did they have to wait until the last part of the last day to scream “danger from compromising sources and methods”? State secrets in this case?? BS


9 posted on 10/28/2017 2:11:11 PM PDT by laconic
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Was getting ready to post similar thoughts. 100% agree.


10 posted on 10/28/2017 2:11:41 PM PDT by Ken H (Best election ever!)
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Trump or our intelligence agencies....That’s a tough one.

Consider the NSA's regard for the Fourth Amendment and the CIA having been caught running operations on US soil though explicitly forbidden to do so.
The question, to me, is how these agencies managed to maintain even a veneer of respectability for so long.

11 posted on 10/28/2017 2:11:49 PM PDT by Edward.Fish
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Agreed.


12 posted on 10/28/2017 2:12:45 PM PDT by ameribbean expat (Veritas Vincit)
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We have some octogenarian agent still undercover?

Papa Bush is still alive and kicking (and apparently very handsy).

13 posted on 10/28/2017 2:14:17 PM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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This is covering up one thing, and one thing only. And that is the deep state stood by, let it happen, and they have far too much power and should have been disbanded.

Certainly this much, but my cynical tendencies make me think that it wasn't just standing by, but active participation — that's the only thing that I can imagine still being relevant after 50 years… and, interestingly enough, points to a conspiracy in itself because all documents are automatically declassified after 25-years, unless otherwise marked.

14 posted on 10/28/2017 2:17:06 PM PDT by Edward.Fish
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Papa Bush is still alive and kicking

I've heard some theories that he was involved in things, possibly even there in Dallas.

15 posted on 10/28/2017 2:18:29 PM PDT by Edward.Fish
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Not everyone uses technology all over the world. Meeting people, gaining their trust or how they supply cover and protection may not have changed. We still talk and walk the same way (although I did just see the thread about a paralyzed man walking) and being on the ground and infiltrating an organization, I doubt has changed. Computers may do the data research but not all psyops have changed because....people have not changed.


16 posted on 10/28/2017 2:39:10 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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When Congress voted for the records to be released in 1992 they didn’t think CIA /groper GHW Bush would still be groping people.


17 posted on 10/28/2017 3:25:10 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Liver spots And blood thinners..)
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because all documents are automatically declassified after 25-years, unless otherwise marked.

That weather balloon that crashed in Roswell is still classified.

18 posted on 10/28/2017 3:36:25 PM PDT by itsahoot (As long as there is money to be divided, there will be division.)
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And the Central Intelligence Agency is an oxymoron. Image and video hosting by TinyPic
19 posted on 10/28/2017 4:14:19 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: ameribbean expat

Like they won’t be washed.


20 posted on 10/28/2017 4:21:07 PM PDT by Bellflower (Who dares believe Jesus?)
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