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 - 14:09 | 3021178 SheepDog-One
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LOL yea no doubt!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:07 | 3021175 Yen Cross
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 Here I sit,  come to shit, and only farted!?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:18 | 3021213 paint it red ca...
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no, no, no it starts;

Here I sit all broken hearted,

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:25 | 3021244 Yen Cross
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 I stand/sit corrected... I need a fluffer, in this day and age?

  You are awesome! People like you are, far and few between....

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:57 | 3021411 Zymurguy
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Funniest thing I've ever seen on a bathroom wall:

"I fucked your mom!"

(followed by...)

"Go home Dad, you're drunk!"

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:04 | 3021435 Yen Cross
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 You are awesome!  You just` rote' the Greek bailout!  I love my Mother, God Bless her SOUL!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:44 | 3021556 LFMayor
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This is a Teepee
In which to pee pee

It's not a Wigwam

to beat your tom tom

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 20:45 | 3022410 Ignatius
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Funniest thing I saw on a bathroom wall, circa 1980s:

 

"I'd rather eat barbrd wire than listen to punk rock music."

Punk response:

"I'd rather watch you eat barbed wire than listen to any band in the world."

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 19:06 | 3022182 jimmytorpedo
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"paid my dime and only farted"

Al Gore wants it to be $10 to fart

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 18:20 | 3022042 Bansters-in-my-...
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@yen cross. If you are goig to talk shit,it goes

 

Here I sit broken hearted

Paid my dime and only farted

Next time I'll take my chance

Save my dime

And shit my pants..

 

 

Remember the old pay stalls in the subways.... and bus stations?

The dimes were Silver too then.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 21:38 | 3022511 Hulk
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Fuck man, thats $2.50 to take shit, which you can do for free on the Streets of San Francisco (a Quinn Martin production)...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:09 | 3021180 QE49er
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National Security (Beltway Security) has lost its meaning and politicians use it to slam the hammer of tyranny on its citizenry.  What ever happened to Constitutional Security?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:34 | 3021292 homonohumanus
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That is the core of the problem imo. We are not citizens merely electors.

There is a massive difference, and that is the root of all evil and or own lacking.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:09 | 3021184 blunderdog
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Yeah, making mention of any kind of "mole-hunt" operation is good cause for paranoia.  More especially if you're a mole.

But this isn't news--we've been at war with folks who oppose the actions of the government...well...FOREVER.

When I was a tyke in the early '80s, I remember several arrests of close family friends because they "protested" Contra funding.  May as well blame the Obama administration for that too.

I do hope something interesting happens, though.  This administration has turned out to be boring as hell.  Where's our entertainment dollar really going with these guys?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:09 | 3021186 Careless Whisper
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Mabe a lot of Bigshots have girlfriends in Tampa. 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:12 | 3021197 Bawneee Fwank
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Snitches get Stitches

http://youtu.be/5XOQz9oRIpg

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:15 | 3021202 PLove
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Fucken with SEALS?

OMG!

 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:17 | 3021207 williambanzai7
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I told you they have Joseph Goebbels brain locked up somewhere in there.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:46 | 3021561 LFMayor
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well, I watched excerpts from his diary on a Netflix documentary...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:17 | 3021208 Vooter
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LOL...can you imagine spending your life having to write (or dictate, or even think about) memos like this? Who the fuck needs it? And for what? To get your name memorialized in a history book that you'll never read? You can HAVE it....

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:17 | 3021210 InconvenientCou...
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"As someone said on twitter today, if telling the truth endangers “national security,” then we are doing national security wrong."

Apparently "someone" is extraordinarily naive about geopolitics, government and game theory.

Moreover, someone else thinks this garbage is meaningful and should be repeated.


Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:24 | 3021242 SubjectivObject
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It's our garbage versus their garbage. And they gots more Watts.

I say we repeat it often.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:20 | 3021223 Bicycle Repairman
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"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."

Here is some different spin.  The Obama administration is pre-empting any sort of "coup-like" activity.

What's the truth?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:53 | 3021387 NotApplicable
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I don't see that as any different at all. Merely two sides of the same coin.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:21 | 3021224 2discern
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The usurper liar-in-chief Barry Soetero has everybody covering. Amazing a non-vetted nobody with one computer generated image stating a birth record which is a forgery can still occupy the Oval office and CONgress says nary a word. It's over folks, there is not ONE government official with integrity. Total corruption from the top down. Fraudmania is the norm.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:55 | 3021396 NotApplicable
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What? You think Adobe didn't have multiple layers in Photoshop back then?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 19:21 | 3022223 Everybodys All ...
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You mean in Connecticut, Kenya, Hawaii or where ever the hell BHO is from.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:00 | 3021623 Cathartes Aura
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how many "office-holders" have dual-national status?

and where does their loyalty lie?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:22 | 3021227 Urban Redneck
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The cover letter without the underlying minimum standards leaves a bit (or a document) to be desired.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:25 | 3021228 Hannibal
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Scared shitless 'cause 9/11 was an inside job and the banksters/mafia/gov are (still) ripping off the 99,5%.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:24 | 3021243 NuYawkFrankie
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What Is Obama So Afraid Of?

 

 Michelle in her new flourescent-pink spandex hot-pants?

 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:34 | 3021296 knukles
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crotchless!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:41 | 3021328 NuYawkFrankie
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Only if they were a gift from Hillary ;)

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:41 | 3021331 ParkAveFlasher
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blaaaarrrgghh

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:14 | 3021470 Bawneee Fwank
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He is terrified of her vagina but loves her penis

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:25 | 3021245 Joebloinvestor
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How does he know if Holder doesn't tell him?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:26 | 3021247 ilovefreedom
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Rule of law has eroded or felonies legalized via corrupt government officials.

It's no wonder rule of Law is THE guiding metric of economic success and thus why the US has fallen so far so fast.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:26 | 3021251 wagthetails
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I think the gov't employee gig finally jumped the shark.  although the pay and bene's are there...you are now required to have a chip implanted.  evetyone look to your left, and now to your right.  by the end of the week one of those people will be gone.  i guess we know why Obama didn't close gitmo....now that he let all the terrorists out, he can fill it with American citizens. 

has anyone started a pool on when the first drone stike on American soil wil happen? 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:33 | 3021289 Esso
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"has anyone started a pool on when the first drone stike on American soil wil happen?"

Yes, but the pool is for when the first openly admitted drone strike occurs. The first may very well have already happened in Indy a couple of weeks ago, destroying two houses and damaging another 31 to the point they need to be demolished.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:48 | 3021366 knukles
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BRAVO!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:55 | 3021395 NuYawkFrankie
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Re The first (drone attack) may very well have already happened in Indy a couple of weeks ago...

 

Indy was the first? Ever heard of 9/11?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:59 | 3021416 SmoothCoolSmoke
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Regarding 9/11.  So what was BUSH (or was in CHANEY) afraid of?

Fri, 11/30/2012 - 02:20 | 3022916 putaipan
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....." god must be a-aaa boogieman " !!! ( followed by a low brown note  that only the .001% can hear)

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:41 | 3021544 Abitdodgie
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Don't forget the second strike in Springfield , a strip club got leveled it took down renforced concrete , they say it was a gas but gas expands at 350 mps to destroy re/concrete you need 1000mps most drone bombs are at 10000mps so that sould do it .

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 23:03 | 3022652 Esso
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Didn't hear about that one.

Edit: Strange, the gas company seems to be in a big-ass hurry to throw themselves under the bus. I guess we'll be seeing an increase in the number of these mystery gas explosions from now on.

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/11/26/gas-company-accepts-full-responsibility-for-springfield-explosion/

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:28 | 3021255 Esso
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What Is Obama So Afraid Of?

ZeroHedge posters, especially that darned ol' Tyler Durden character. He's a cynic. Eeeeeek!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:58 | 3021394 Yen Cross
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}In trade] just fucked every United States citizenizism!

 We are your master baters! Long live " Paul Hogan" crocodile dundee

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:29 | 3021260 Dapper Dan
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 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES

so,  is he saying he wants some heads, as in  "bring me the head of John the Baptist"?

 recall what led up to the Röhm-Putsch.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:38 | 3021317 magpie
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You already had your Fritsch/Blomberg affairs too

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:30 | 3021265 monogratis
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Have you ever noticed that only people with families are allowed access to the Presidency or any executive powers.  Those who have nothing to lose would be too difficult to control.  No family = no blackmail.  Sad but true.

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