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What Is Obama So Afraid Of?

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Via Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,

I saw this memo on the official whitehouse.gov website the other day, but I was traveling and never had a chance to post it.  I figured it would be too late by now, yet I am still not seeing it being widely discussed.  It implies that the Obama Administration may be very worried about the truth getting out about all of their crimes, potentially via leaks from high places.  Read it for yourself, but the language is pretty clear.  Here are some excerpts:

This Presidential Memorandum transmits the National Insider Threat Policy and Minimum Standards for Executive Branch Insider Threat Programs (Minimum Standards) to provide direction and guidance to promote the development of effective insider threat programs within departments and agencies to deter, detect, and mitigate actions by employees who may represent a threat to national security.

 

The resulting insider threat capabilities will strengthen the protection of classified information across the executive branch and reinforce our defenses against both adversaries and insiders who misuse their access and endanger our national security.

 

BARACK OBAMA

Oh and this came out the day before Thanksgiving.  How cute.  As someone said on twitter today, if telling the truth endangers “national security,” then we are doing national security wrong.

 

Full memo here:

Presidential Memorandum -- National Insider Threat Policy and Minimum Standards for Executive Branch Insider Threat Programs

 

MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES

 

SUBJECT: National Insider Threat Policy and Minimum Standards for Executive Branch Insider Threat Programs

 

This Presidential Memorandum transmits the National Insider Threat Policy and Minimum Standards for Executive Branch Insider Threat Programs (Minimum Standards) to provide direction and guidance to promote the development of effective insider threat programs within departments and agencies to deter, detect, and mitigate actions by employees who may represent a threat to national security. These threats encompass potential espionage, violent acts against the Government or the Nation, and unauthorized disclosure of classified information, including the vast amounts of classified data available on interconnected United States Government computer networks and systems.

 

The Minimum Standards provide departments and agencies with the minimum elements necessary to establish effective insider threat programs. These elements include the capability to gather, integrate, and centrally analyze and respond to key threat-related information; monitor employee use of classified networks; provide the workforce with insider threat awareness training; and protect the civil liberties and privacy of all personnel.

 

The resulting insider threat capabilities will strengthen the protection of classified information across the executive branch and reinforce our defenses against both adversaries and insiders who misuse their access and endanger our national security.

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Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:02 | 3021135 a growing concern
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It only takes a few military commanders to take their oaths to uphold the Constitution seriously...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:09 | 3021182 cossack55
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Valkyrie was a long time age. The US does not have counts, though the military has many princes.

Fri, 11/30/2012 - 01:05 | 3022850 Oldrepublic
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dark princes

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:29 | 3021261 knukles
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Have you noticed that over the last 2 months about a dozen high ranking people have been "gracefully" dismissed from the service for obscure reasons.

Way the fuck too much coincidence...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:37 | 3021311 Yen Cross
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 I've noticed knukles 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:37 | 3021313 ParkAveFlasher
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Civil War, bitchez!

 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:57 | 3021615 Clark Bent
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Hope springs eternal. If a truck came down your street full of armed men who said they were on the way to Washington, would you go? 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 19:17 | 3022209 a growing concern
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That would probably be FBI agents trying to incite "terrorists" that they could then arrest.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:54 | 3021392 LFMayor
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That' exactly why the Forestry Deptarment and other such combat arms bought all that ammo.  So that these czars could all stock their private little dachas, tucked away from the major population centers.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 21:58 | 3022556 Oldrepublic
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read this by tarpley

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2012/11/19/273240/coup-and-countercoup-in-washington/

Fri, 11/30/2012 - 14:40 | 3024343 tsx500
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that link didn't work for me

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:34 | 3021294 Winston Churchill
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You mean the other barbourous relic.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:48 | 3021363 NotApplicable
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Those type of people are screened out long before they make it to the flag officer level.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:46 | 3021356 Debeachesand Je...
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This green arrow is for your spot-on truth about this Administration.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 13:56 | 3021109 RopeADope
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KGB job opportunities coming to an American city near you.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:07 | 3021171 CunnyFunt
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That's what hope and change amount to, a job in the panopticon.

Vorwärts!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:08 | 3021179 Yen Cross
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A smart man you are.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 13:57 | 3021111 magpie
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somebody war-driving the teleprompter

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:07 | 3021172 Joe Davola
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C'mon Anonymous, imagine the hacker-street-cred you'd get for pulling that one off!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 13:58 | 3021117 buzzsaw99
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I know Jon Corzine, Jon Corzine is a friend of mine. You sir, are no Jon Corzine.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 13:59 | 3021121 Bawneee Fwank
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But but bhaaaaaaabama said We're the Most Transparent and Ethical Administration in U.S. History

 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:00 | 3021620 Clark Bent
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Judicial Watch wrote an entire book about that lie. As Churchill said, socialist governments necessarily give rise to a secret police to quell criticism and see who the enemies are so they can be "persuaded" to get on board. 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:01 | 3021127 Mr. Hudson
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Stalin did the same thing. He had tortured and shot anybody on the "inside" who dared reveal his crimes against humanity and the Soviet people.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:01 | 3021128 Joe Davola
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Is the ManKenyan Candidate covered by this?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:30 | 3021267 knukles
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Only in his home country

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:02 | 3021142 divide_by_zero
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Just part of Obama's ongoing crackdown on whistleblowers, in this case a preemptive strike.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:06 | 3021147 fleur de lis
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Permissum venatus suscipio. Gang warfare. We all knew it would come to this sooner or later. Wake me up if Ron Paul gets appointed Prez.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:53 | 3021822 _ConanTheLibert...
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I'm afraid he 'll be dead by then. Not necessarily by natural causes.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:07 | 3021150 Mercury
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Citizen Memorandum: Insider threat numero uno is Obama himself.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:00 | 3021624 Clark Bent
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Or is that Val Jarret, on the vengeance committee. 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:04 | 3021154 lakecity55
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Looks like he is setting up an interior-KGB-style surveillance system inside the Executive Branch.

Keyloggers for all machines, full phone logging, full mobile logging with GPS enabled on all issued mobiles.

Mikes in every office, employee homes, the usual Police State stuff.

Nothing to see here.

Forward!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:07 | 3021176 alien-IQ
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Like the Patriot Act?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:12 | 3021193 lakecity55
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on steroids.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:32 | 3021275 knukles
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T'is where the snake begins swallowing itself

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:39 | 3021541 TruthInSunshine
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You peeps never saw Eagle Eye?

I think it was a documentary.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:20 | 3021706 Orly
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I thought it was just a really bad movie.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:12 | 3021194 cossack55
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Patriot Act is mere childs play. It only served to spy on 99% of US citizens. NDAA now, thats some good shit. Sieg Fuckin' Heil.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:23 | 3021231 alien-IQ
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Cancer begins with a single cell, then it spreads until it kills the host body. That's what this progression has been.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:27 | 3021248 blunderdog
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You don't really know anything about the Patriot Act, do ya?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:05 | 3021160 q99x2
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He could torture babies in public and nobody would be able to do anything and he wouldn't care. He is blowing their faces off but they are Muslim babies anyhow no its cool. That's Obama.

Our Lord and Savior Obama.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:03 | 3021430 SmoothCoolSmoke
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Yes, yes, yes.................... we need to go back to St. Dubya, Chaney, and Rumsfeld.   Too mofo-ing funny.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:03 | 3021633 Clark Bent
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He could certainly fricasse black babies on the WH lawn and that demographic would act as though Presidents had been doing this for years. 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:05 | 3021161 alien-IQ
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Yeah, that's it. It's the Obama administration hiding their crimes because no other presidential administration has crimes they need hidden.

Give me a fucking break.

Perhaps what they are really trying to hide is anymore of this recent string of revelations from coming forth. And this indicts several administrations:

The Osama bin Laden Myth
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33163.htm

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:07 | 3021174 SheepDog-One
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Crime is crime....if I robbed a liquor store and shot the clerk, it doesnt make it any less of a crime if 20 other people did the same.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:10 | 3021190 alien-IQ
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Robbing a store and shooting the clerk is a crime.

Robbing the nation and bankrupting the middle class gets you appointed Treasury Secretary.

Clearly, our crimes are more punishable than their crimes. So no, crime is not crime.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:18 | 3021196 SheepDog-One
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The only difference is the Treasury Secretary get appointed a 20 man ex special forces mercenary Viper Squad 24/7 escort to prevent arrest, thats all.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:56 | 3021406 Zymurguy
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Obama could never justify the killing of another Muslim...  unless he could make that Muslim a martyr and give the Muslims something in return like intel' on a Navy Seals operation where they could take out a couple dozen of 'em in a helicpter... oh, shit.... wait a minute.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:06 | 3021165 SheepDog-One
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Unreal...but hey as long as STAWKS are up its all good!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:06 | 3021167 virgilcaine
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Soft Coup in the WH>

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:06 | 3021169 thadoctrizin
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If you see something, say something.  Unless you work for the .gov...in that case shut your mouth or else.

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