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 - 14:51 | 3021375 Winston of Oceania
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The SS is there to protect the "office of the pres, keeping the immediate family as hostage, er safe...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:04 | 3021434 drivenZ
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or the fact that most normal people have families. 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:50 | 3021583 WTFx10
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Right , and abnormal people come from where?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:05 | 3021641 kaiserhoff
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Virgin births?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 18:04 | 3022012 Dapper Dan
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Reptilian Eggs,

 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:04 | 3021639 Cathartes Aura
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maybe families are a cover for the not-so-normal.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 19:18 | 3022210 smacker
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Yep, and if you have a coupla peccadillos tucked in the cupboard, they guarantee you a job.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:32 | 3021270 SmittyinLA
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Ironic as these people killed Able Danger to protect "privacy" (really it was to protect illegal immigrants and massive alien loan fraud).

 

A nation, any nation only gets to vote for Communism/Socialism/fascism once, after that everything has to be fixed by default to protect the prior year's state criminal activity. (none can resist absolute power). 

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:31 | 3021271 mr. mirbach
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"capability to gather, integrate, and centrally analyze and respond to key threat-related information"

See the key word in the second paragraph?? Centrally...sounds eerily similar to a communist regime.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:24 | 3021489 Non Passaran
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Fascist regimes weren't (aren't) decentralized either, trust me on that one!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:33 | 3021286 NoDebt
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What are they AFRAID of?  I think it goes too far to say they are AFRAID of that sort of stuff.  Inconvenienced and embarassed, perhaps, but not afraid.

Obama could shoot a man dead in the Oval Office, on video tape, and remain President for the rest of his term.  At worst, a Clinton-like slap on the wrist "impeachment."

Afraid doesn't apply when you could get away with something like that.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:55 | 3021405 SmoothCoolSmoke
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Chaney DID SHOOT A GUY.  Think if that guy had died we'd of ever heard of it?  Or heard Chaney did it?  Dub-ya used lies contructed and/or communicated in the Oval Office that caused 100s of 1000s of people to die.  Where were you then with your outrage?  Huh?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:41 | 3021332 mr1963
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Wonder what happens when an "employee" visits the ZH site -- death penalty?

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:55 | 3021609 Sextus Empiricus
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Didn't you read 1984?

They lock people in a room and force them to face what they fear the most.  In this case, they just lock people in a room and force them to watch Ron Paul videos all day long... obviously because Ron Paul is soooo scary.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:47 | 3021359 Miffed Microbio...
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Thank goodness he's finally being honest. Frankly, if I heard the word "transparency " out of him again I was going to puke!

Miffed:-)

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:49 | 3021369 notadouche
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They ain't afraid of nothing.  We are the one's that should be afraid.  Very afraid.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:52 | 3021384 Yen Cross
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2013/ Congress forges a budget.  Rock on payed "ass clowns"... Long ropes and Guillotines/ Bitchez

 The United States is a new Banana Republic`/  It's not enforcement dumb asses! Let people build new businesses!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:59 | 3021409 zilverreiger
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Press TV analyst (iran) explains it differently:

Warns of real rogue false flag faction inside US government plotting a NUCLEAR BOMBING IN THE USA.

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2012/11/28/274939/nuclear-christmas-false-f...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:47 | 3021570 WTFx10
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That will only happen if he starts dismantling the cartel, go full socialist and nationalize the banks and the Zionist Reserve Bank. Arrest all the dual citizenship israeli/american traitors. Fuck taxing the stealing criminals just confiscate the stolen goods.

Then the owners will use their israeli nukes that they dont have.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:02 | 3021428 Ricky Bobby
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The importance of internal discipline Gang rules 101 - Neo Bolsheviks making moves.

Damn it's a science fiction world. "As I do live, my honor'd lord, 'tis true" Cause I swear I saw the fucking ghost and it looks a lot like George Orwell.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:03 | 3021433 q99x2
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Sounds like they could do a dragnet and remove all of Washington DC at the same time.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:04 | 3021437 AnAnonymous
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If 'Americans' put 1/100th of the talent they put in writing those kinds of drivel supposed to relate with reality into writing their works of fantasy, what good works of fantasy that would be.

Instead of that, you are overwhelmed by their piss poor works of fantasy that are so shitty people usually want their time back and this kind of Pullitzer reporting, which is so deviant from reality it turns out laughable.

Obama, afraid of something? Afraid of 'americans' speaking the truth?

'Americans' speaking the truth, wooo,what a danger, like walking around, looking at the skies trying to catch that one big space rock that is going to eradicate all life on Earth.

Might happen sometime, but one thing is sure, you wont live long enough to see it, while you keep walking, face up, probing the skies. More immediate dangers at hand. Much more.

Fear of 'americans' telling the truth, that is a good one.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:13 | 3021468 Yen Cross
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Fetch me a "Puffer Fish" fillet  BITCHZ

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:48 | 3021795 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Sorry, YC, but due to his Chinese citizenism citizenness, when AnAnonymous goes to fish fishes in the sea, he only keeps dogfish.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 19:35 | 3022262 sessinpo
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"Instead of that, you are overwhelmed by their piss poor works of fantasy that are so shitty people usually want their time back and this kind of Pullitzer reporting, which is so deviant from reality it turns out laughable."

Your posts tend to be perfect examples of this.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:11 | 3021457 Yen Cross
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 I am buying the 11th hour pump! The Timmah fudge packing (peanuts and corn) long into Abrieviated  wONDER lAND PUTS!

  Welcome to Florida / No state sales tax/

Fri, 11/30/2012 - 03:04 | 3022935 BidnessMan
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Uh - Fail. Florida has a sales tax. But not an income tax.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:11 | 3021458 SmoothCoolSmoke
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Wow this document is bad stuff.  Not like Dubya's good old Patriot Act.  Dick Chaney.....we need you!   uh-huh...right.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 22:13 | 3022590 Umh
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Have you heard of anyone repealing the Patriot Act??

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:12 | 3021462 Iam Yue2
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His own shadow.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:23 | 3021474 Yen Cross
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 The aud/usd looks like it might challenge that 1.04 barrier! Scare the shit out of everyone, before you drill the longs!

 That is exactly why I held my trades and broke EVEN!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:35 | 3021753 Orly
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Wait for 1.025.  It's coming.  Same action in AJ today.

(Got my robot on it...)

:D

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:26 | 3021502 Young
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Hey TY, I want a commodity column. Should fit considering the hyperinflation were all expecting. Buy sugar, coffee and cotton

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:17 | 3021697 Manipuflation
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Not a bad idea and now that you mention it, it just might be time to BTFD on coconut oil.  -38.11% YTD!!!  For a leading indicator on many of the domestic grains I would keep my eye on the Mississippi river water level.  No water equals no barges with expensive rail shipping as the alternative.

 

http://www.indexmundi.com/commodities/

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:30 | 3021512 earleflorida
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 laissez`faire v. the status quo... and guess who has won the battle since 1913?

or, simply put all ,"Statism via commercial andinvestmentBANKS! and CFRaffairs, maintaining the status quo, period!!!  

Ps. Glass Steagall Act and the Pecora Commission where have you gone? Not one fucking jail'd bird except maddoff? Why only maddoff,... because he fuck'd, and ate his own, period!

Free Julian Assange now you fucking 'slimey bloody british'!!!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:41 | 3021543 WTFx10
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Yep Jew eating Jew is not allowed.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:31 | 3021513 Yen Cross
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 Have to admit/ I like the OTOOL call spreads.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:31 | 3021515 Westcoastliberal
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Given how the Obama administration has prosecuted whistleblowers in general, this proclaimation doesn't surprise me at all.

The US have slipped down the rabbit hole and "they" took over way back when "W" stole the presidency in 2000. The same bunch have been pulling the strings since then.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:39 | 3021540 WTFx10
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Since 1913

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:37 | 3021761 Orly
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Full metal jacket 1963.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 19:02 | 3022166 Boxed Merlot
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That fifty year thing is very Judeo-christian isn't it?  Jubilee and all.  War of 1812~1814, civil war 1862~1865, 1913, 1963,...  yep, follow the currency...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:35 | 3021527 janchup
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We'll know so much more about him over the next 4 years.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:45 | 3021564 azengrcat
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Though shalt not use government inside information for any purpose outside of full retarding the S&P 500.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:47 | 3021565 Kreditanstalt
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...and I can name 215 Communists in the State Department...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:47 | 3021568 resurger
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U S S R

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:53 | 3021595 Sextus Empiricus
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Is this WhiteHouse.gov or BigBrotherDoubleSpeak.gov? 

Not sure if there is much of a difference these days.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:56 | 3021613 Yen Cross
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 It's so pathetic/  Romney failed Because he lacks "NUTS"... Fall over your thoughts MITTENS! Be Humorous, and move fore/ward

  SOVIET!

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:05 | 3021629 Yen Cross
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 Don't Banter/ Long Live zero/hedge and it's non decisive {ideals}

  We need to get smart and together/  Brilliant minds on Z/H

  Now, I need to trade the Asian Markets.

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:09 | 3021651 CunnyFunt
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Short Taiwan

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:15 | 3021673 Yen Cross
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Proxy /

     usd/krw The spreads are still ugly. You are right about that trade! Just not"RIPE" enough/

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