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2018-08-17 Home Front: Politix
Ex-intel leaders admonish Pres. Trump in joint letter
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Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-17 07:01|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6462 views ]  Top

#1 ....stifle free speech.

No, they'll still have 'free speech' and the ability to say whatever they want. They just won't have access to classified information. Chatter away you bastids !

Holding a security clearance is a privilege and vehicle of special trust granted by the US Gov't, not a right.

Just think, you won't have to sit through those dreadful full-scope polygraphs. Oh wait, you've not been poly'd in decades ?

Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-17 07:17||   2018-08-17 07:17|| Front Page Top

#2 If it's a free speech issue, then shouldn't every American citizen in good standing also have the same level security clearance? /rhet question
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-08-17 07:23||   2018-08-17 07:23|| Front Page Top

#3 Pull access from all of them.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2018-08-17 07:37||   2018-08-17 07:37|| Front Page Top

#4 I've not seen the complete list, but it would appear the signatories of the memo are all former members of the same agency ?

Perhaps this speaks to the greater problem.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-17 08:51||   2018-08-17 08:51|| Front Page Top

#5 Pull access from all of them.

Hear, hear.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-08-17 09:27||   2018-08-17 09:27|| Front Page Top

#6 Oh wait, you've not been poly'd in decades?

What happened to the 1 scheduled and 1 random poly and fluids annuals?
Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-17 09:58||   2018-08-17 09:58|| Front Page Top

#7 Brennan can run his suck hole all he wants, its his right. But since he cant keep his mouth shut, he violates his security clearance. Pretty simple in my book...
Posted by 49 Pan 2018-08-17 10:00||   2018-08-17 10:00|| Front Page Top

#8 Skid - I cannot believe these tongue wagging SOB's have been on a box lately.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-17 10:03||   2018-08-17 10:03|| Front Page Top

#9 some people have a hard time keeping their mouth shut, :)
Posted by 746 2018-08-17 12:04||   2018-08-17 12:04|| Front Page Top

#10 If they were the same idiots that were running things during Bosnia, Crimean, Haiti, Georgia or Ukraine, they need to have theirs pulled as well and have their pension seized as collateral for their gross incompetence.
Posted by DarthVader 2018-08-17 12:49||   2018-08-17 12:49|| Front Page Top

#11 They are...
utterly worthless. Fire them too.
Posted by newc 2018-08-17 13:17||   2018-08-17 13:17|| Front Page Top

#12 I wish Trump would make a very public example of these ex-intel, but still idiotic, protestors. Maybe this would encourage the others.
They have clearly signaled their allegiance, and it is not to the USA.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2018-08-17 13:56||   2018-08-17 13:56|| Front Page Top

#13 Pres. Trump is upending the Klingon business model and revealing their modus operandi (endless wars, regime change, and political chicanery). They are most unhappy.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-17 15:47||   2018-08-17 15:47|| Front Page Top

#14 They fear for their rice bowls. Nothing more. Pull them all. More. Implement Glenn Reynolds revolving door policy.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2018-08-17 16:25||   2018-08-17 16:25|| Front Page Top

#15 The swamp is deep over at soggy bottom.....
Posted by 49 Pan 2018-08-17 17:06||   2018-08-17 17:06|| Front Page Top

#16 The Swamp is a Superfund site in more ways than one, 49 Pan.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2018-08-17 19:09||   2018-08-17 19:09|| Front Page Top

#17 It seems like being an asshole ought to be a sufficient reason for yanking a security clearance of former swamp-dwellers.
Posted by JohnQC 2018-08-17 19:19||   2018-08-17 19:19|| Front Page Top

#18 Would hanging them all be an option. We used to do that to traitors.
Posted by Woodrow 2018-08-17 20:35||   2018-08-17 20:35|| Front Page Top

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