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2013-06-29 Home Front: WoT
The President and the 'Hacker'
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Posted by tipper 2013-06-29 03:52|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [487 views ]  Top

#1 Several reports quote intelligence sources as saying that al Qaeda and terrorist groups have gained insight into how to avoid NSA detection.

Sorry, flag down:

Bin Laden was famously insistent that no phones or computers be used near him, so the eavesdroppers at the National Security Agency kept coming up cold.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-06-29 04:09||   2013-06-29 04:09|| Front Page Top

#2 "I have not called [Chinese] President Xi personally or [Russian] President Putin personally"

Because they no longer take his calls?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-06-29 04:14||   2013-06-29 04:14|| Front Page Top

#3 Champ doesn't want Eddie back in the States. Time and distance are key elements of successful deflection.

Oh, flew in from Miami Beach B.O.A.C.
Didn't get to bed last night
On the way the paper bag was on my knee
Man I had a dreadful flight
I'm back in the U.S.S.R
You don't know how lucky you are boys
Back in the U.S.S.R

- BILLY JOEL
Posted by Besoeker 2013-06-29 04:27||   2013-06-29 04:27|| Front Page Top

#4 Billy Joel?

Try Lennon and McCartney...
Posted by Steve White 2013-06-29 05:22||   2013-06-29 05:22|| Front Page Top

#5 President Obama 2013 on national security : "Number one, I shouldn't have to," Mr. Obama said. "Number two, we've got a whole lot of business that we do with China and Russia, and I'm not going to have one case of a suspect who we're trying to extradite suddenly being elevated to the point where I've got to start doing wheeling and dealing and trading on a whole host of other issues." Punt

Candidate Obama 2008 on Abortion “… whether you’re looking at it from a theological perspective or a scientific perspective, answering that question with specificity … is above my pay grade.” Punt

Can anyone tell me what is important to Mr. Obama ?

Posted by Au Auric 2013-06-29 08:23||   2013-06-29 08:23|| Front Page Top

#6 "Can anyone tell me what is important to Mr. Obama?"

Tee-time.
Posted by Barbara 2013-06-29 08:28||   2013-06-29 08:28|| Front Page Top

#7 ...and ego stroking from his sycophants.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-06-29 08:33||   2013-06-29 08:33|| Front Page Top

#8 Try Lennon and McCartney

I am the walrus dude.
Posted by swksvolFF 2013-06-29 09:41||   2013-06-29 09:41|| Front Page Top

#9 It's worth wondering whether Mr. Obama didn't make the calls because he feared a personal rebuke, or he wants to downplay the national-security and diplomatic humiliation

I'll take " He doesn't have the balls for $500, Alex."
Posted by USN, Ret. 2013-06-29 09:55||   2013-06-29 09:55|| Front Page Top

#10 Besoeker, you realize when and why Bin Laden was tech phobic? He used a sat phone from 1996 until 1998. But he stopped in 1998 after a little dick senatorial aid tried to make himself look like he ha a bigger one, by bragging to a reporter that we could geolocate and track him and who he was talking to by use of that sat phone. Then the reporter did what any moron would do, he published it with no regard or consideration of the consequences. With that, our ability to get SIGINT, Geolocation and ELINT on OBL ceased.
Posted by OldSpook 2013-06-29 15:26||   2013-06-29 15:26|| Front Page Top

#11 Exactly correct OldSpook, and no one did a damn thing about it. Just like no one did a damn thing about the outing ST-6 by Leon Panetta.

As a worthless little fok, Eddie Snowden stands in very good company. :-(
Posted by Besoeker 2013-06-29 16:31||   2013-06-29 16:31|| Front Page Top

#12 Snark all you like, but the fact remains: Snowden's admirers were played for fools.

From the vfery start, this was obviously a case of espionage. People who cheered on this disgusting little sh!t as a way of scoring points against the president deserve our scorn.

Snowden (and if there's any justice, Greenwald) will end up in prison in due course. Whether his foolish admirers will ever admit they were duped is another matter.
Posted by Lex 2013-06-29 23:48||   2013-06-29 23:48|| Front Page Top

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