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CIA fires employee for alleged leak

by EdH / April 21, 2006 5:59 AM PDT
Agency spokesman Paul Gimigliano said an officer had been fired for having unauthorized contacts with the media and disclosing classified information to reporters, including details about intelligence operations.

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Good!
by Evie / April 21, 2006 6:09 AM PDT

Hang him high!

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BUT,
by duckman / April 21, 2006 6:21 AM PDT

this will just lead to the lefties shouting and squealing even louder that GW should be impeached for his "leak"

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Let them....
by EdH / April 21, 2006 6:43 AM PDT
In reply to: BUT,

It hasn't even been established that Bush "leaked" anything.

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That's just silly
by Josh K / April 21, 2006 7:54 AM PDT
In reply to: BUT,

I'm surprised this guy was just fired and not arrested. Maybe that's coming.

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Let's hope ...
by Evie / April 21, 2006 8:15 AM PDT
In reply to: That's just silly

... but DM's comment is hardly silly seeing some of the stuff posted about Bush in this forum re: NSA program, Plame, etc.

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No similarity at all
by Josh K / April 21, 2006 10:14 AM PDT
In reply to: Let's hope ...

This was a guy shooting his mouth off to the press; he isn't tied to anyone who is tied to Bush, other than being a government employee.

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(NT) (NT) That's not stopped the left blaming Bush before!
by Evie / April 21, 2006 10:37 AM PDT
In reply to: No similarity at all
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There's so much he deserves to be blamed FOR, Evie.

Destroying our respect in the world, costing the country over a quarter trillion dollars and 2200 soldiers (KIA only), further destabilizing the Middle East, mishandling both North Korea and Iran and so increasing the likelihood of nuclear proliferation -- just for starters (Odd how folks get upset at being labeled part of an "Axis of Evil" when you invade the other member of that small club...) And then there's the fruits of his anti-oil conservation efforts, just now being seen. His Adminsitration is the most secrecy-conscious since Nixon's because there's so much he needs to keep secret lest the American people and the world be ven further enraged at him!

-- Dave K, Speakeasy Moderator
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You forgot,
by duckman / April 23, 2006 7:36 AM PDT

the health care crisis, illegal immigrant problem, global warming, the American economy, and the small bald patch of grass under my oak tree

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Oh!
by Cindi Haynes / April 23, 2006 8:29 AM PDT
In reply to: You forgot,

And the sky is falling.

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(NT) (NT) I forgot that one
by duckman / April 23, 2006 8:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Oh!
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(NT) (NT) Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhh
by Evie / April 23, 2006 7:41 AM PDT
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Personally, I think
by Glenda / April 23, 2006 8:11 AM PDT

what you all are so upset about is that a Republican is in office, and Not Gore or Kerry Devil IMO

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Of course,
by duckman / April 23, 2006 8:49 AM PDT
In reply to: Personally, I think

if one of those two you mentioned were in office, gas would be a nickel a gallon. Never mind ALGORE wanted HIGHER gas prices to solve global warming

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I agree. He could have cut and run as Clinton did at the
by Kiddpeat / April 23, 2006 1:18 PM PDT

first sign of trouble. We can blame him for staying the course and doing his job.

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(NT) (NT) Notice Rove is still around
by Diana Forum moderator / April 21, 2006 6:43 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) Why shouldn't he be?
by EdH / April 21, 2006 6:44 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) What does Rove have to do with this?
by Evie / April 21, 2006 6:53 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) I beleive Rove did what he was told.
by caktus / April 22, 2006 2:09 AM PDT
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Ahhh....so he vas chust following ordahs?
by Josh K / April 23, 2006 2:38 AM PDT
Devil
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(NT) (NT) That's disgusting Josh ;-(
by Evie / April 23, 2006 6:21 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) And low class
by duckman / April 23, 2006 6:41 AM PDT
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CIA
by marinetbryant / April 21, 2006 9:12 AM PDT

Fox News just said it was a woman. Go figure, we all know they can keep secrets!

Tom

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Amazing statement by Washington Post...
by EdH / April 21, 2006 11:28 AM PDT
In reply to: CIA
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Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. said on the newspaper's Web site, "We don't know the details of why (the CIA employee) was fired, so I can't comment on that. But as a general principle, obviously I am opposed to criminalizing the dissemination of government information to the press."

In other words, to hell with the law or National Security.
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Interesting that the leaker was appointed by...
by EdH / April 21, 2006 8:44 PM PDT
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Sandy "Document Thief" Berger, no respecter of classified information himself.

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I guess to some political gain trumps National Security.

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RE: spoke on condition of
by caktus / April 22, 2006 2:07 AM PDT

Alot of folks speaking on condition of [they know the're @sses would get busted].

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There's always been a lot of that ...
by Evie / April 22, 2006 2:20 AM PDT
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Arrest the CIA operative AND the journalist
by dirtyrich / April 22, 2006 3:06 AM PDT

I'd say that knowingly publishing confidential material in the press should count as treason. By doing so, you're making the material available to everyone, including enemies of the state that the information focuses on.
Try them both for treason I'd say.
Or we can just wait until some leak directly costs the lives of US servicemen and operatives abroad.

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When one goes back and read's ...
by Evie / April 22, 2006 4:39 AM PDT

... Priest's piece, it seems as obvious as it can get that she KNEW she was revealing information that did NOT belong in the public domain. She should be prosecuted as well.

We'll call it the ''neo-McCarthyism'' Devil

Evie Happy

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What'd he say? what'd he mean?
by JP Bill / April 22, 2006 3:21 AM PDT
"If there's a leak out of my administration, I want to know who it is,"

First, it has to qualify as a "leak", and the President just says that he "wants to know". That's all, just wants to know.

"If the person has violated law, that person will be taken care of."

IF the person has violated the law, This implies there could be a trial, (or they could be just taken care of, laid off, fired, promoted, demoted, disappeared) it doesn't say the person that leaked would be charged.

'I want to know the truth,' president tells reporters
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