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$1 Million A Month - What Ex-NSA Chief Alexander Charges Wall Street For "Advice"

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Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,

So what’s a Peeping Tom, anti-democratic, Constitution-trampling intelligence crony to do after leaving decades of “public service?” Move into the private sector and collect a fat paycheck from Wall Street, naturally. Following in the footsteps of some of the other top tier public sector cronies looking to cash out after doing their best to destroy the Republic, such as Banana Ben Bernanke collecting $250,000 per speech and Turbo Tax Timmy Geithner hopping over to private equity giant Warburg Pincus, Mr. Alexander is in good crooked company.

So what is Mr. Alexander charging for his expertise? He’s looking for $1 million per month. Yes, you read that right. That’s the rate that his firm, IronNet Cybersecurity Inc., pitched to Wall Street’s largest lobbying group the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), which ultimately negotiated it down to a mere $600,000 a month. In case you need a refresher on how much of a slimy character this guy is, I suggest you read the following posts:

NSA Chief is Pushing for Legislation to Stifle the First Amendment

NSA Holds “Top Secret” Meeting to Stop Powerful Anti-Spying Amendment

NSA Chief Admits “Only One or Perhaps Two” Terror Plots Stopped by Spy Program

We learn from Bloomberg that:

As the four-star general in charge of U.S. digital defenses, Keith Alexander warned repeatedly that the financial industry was among the likely targets of a major attack. Now he’s selling the message directly to the banks.

 

Joining a crowded field of cyber-consultants, the former National Security Agency chief is pitching his services for as much as $1 million a month. The audience is receptive: Under pressure from regulators, lawmakers and their customers, financial firms are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into barriers against digital assaults.

 

Alexander, who retired in March from his dual role as head of the NSA and the U.S. Cyber Command, has since met with the largest banking trade groups, stressing the threat from state-sponsored attacks bent on data destruction as well as hackers interested in stealing information or money.

 

Alexander, 62, said in the interview he was invited to give a talk to the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, known as Sifma, shortly after leaving the NSA and starting his firm, IronNet Cybersecurity Inc. He has met with other finance groups including the Consumer Bankers Association, the Financial Services Roundtable and The Clearing House.

 

The ex-NSA chief is leasing office space from Promontory Financial Group LLC, a Washington consultancy that focuses on the banking industry. Eugene Ludwig, Promontory’s founder and chief executive officer, joined Alexander at a meeting with Sifma, Wall Street’s largest lobby group.

 

Alexander offered to provide advice to Sifma for $1 million a month, according to two people briefed on the talks. The asking price later dropped to $600,000, the people said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the negotiation was private.

 

Former U.S. intelligence officials are part of the burgeoning Internet security industry. Michael Morell, who last year was deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, now works for Beacon Global Strategies LLC and appeared at a Sifma event to warn financial firms about cybersecurity threats. CrowdStrike Inc., a security-technology company that does work for the largest banks, has former FBI officials on its staff.

 

“It’s consumer confidence; it’s consumer protection; it’s the way money is moved,” he said. “It’s the integrity of the entire global system.”

Integrity? Who the fuck do you think you’re kidding.

Full article here.

 

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Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:30 | 4880389 Iocosus
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I'm surprised that's all he's charging.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:37 | 4880402 CH1
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What a complete piece of shit, and what a sick commentary on the state of American "culture."

The big corps are arms of the state.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:41 | 4880413 Greyhat
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“What I’m concerned about is we’re going to have a 9/11 in cyberspace,” he said.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-20/ex-nsa-chief-pitches-advice-on-...

 

Smells like they are gonna trigger the emergency brake... ;)

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:03 | 4880451 Divided States ...
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The true effects of inflation isnt just in food, energy and other neccessities, its in the cost of information. And wall street are the only ones who can afford to get ahold of it.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:11 | 4880463 Bearwagon
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As long as there's deflation in wages, it should compensate for inflation elsewhere. I am serious.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:15 | 4880469 Gen. Keith Alexander
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Isn't capitalism wonderful?  Retirement is looking GOOD!

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:18 | 4880472 NidStyles
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Capitalism doesn't allow for public goods, so this wouldn't be taxpayer money if it were a capitalist system.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:32 | 4880493 Gaius Frakkin' ...
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People like Alexander are the worst kind of scoundrel. They truly believe they've done no wrong. The hubris to think you deserve +12 million USD a year for selling out your country...

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:44 | 4880518 icanhasbailout
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And before you decide not to hire him, remember he has a complete record of all your communications.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:00 | 4880548 max2205
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Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:49 | 4880647 Buckaroo Banzai
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"That's a pretty nice global internet communications infrastructure you have there. Would be a shame if something happened to it."

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 15:38 | 4880994 COSMOS
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They will pay up, this is hush hush money so he won't spill the beans full of evidence on their criminal activities, unlike Snowden this mofos encrypted NSA data (squirreled away somewhere) is FOR SALE to the highest bidder, in this case the Criminals themselves on Wall Street.

LOL his company I am sure has very few employees, and the biggest moneymaker will be him.  Now that is one million a month from one company.  How many companies and hedge funds are on wall street now lol.  This dude is looking at hundreds of millions a month in income....

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 19:26 | 4881426 disabledvet
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this is what i don't understand. "Why pay for the extortion when they already have all the goods on us?" This makes no sense. He doesn't know anything...he doesn't work for the Government anymore.

A far better investment is in a REAL Army. "They will define traitor" and the Government will then respond accordingly. Businesses who pay for "counter-espionage" are simply pouring money down a rat hole. Your "proprietary information" has already been bought and sold many times over. It's value...far from being indeterminite...has in fact already been determined.

The only equation left to figure out is the human one...which given the approaches being used says to me you really don't want to be paying for this. This is like saying yes to Uncle Adolph when he asks you to take charge of the "work camps."

Your answer shouldn't be "how much should i pay for the privilege?"

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:00 | 4880549 viahj
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meanwhile another layer of the foundation of a global NWO banking system is being laid:

"In a statement published by the group alongside the leaked draft this week, WikiLeaks said “proponents of TISA aim to further deregulate global financial services markets,” and have participated in “a significant anti-transparency manoeuvre” by working secretly on a deal that covers more than 68 percent of world trade in services, according to the Swiss National Center for Competence in Research"

http://rt.com/usa/167088-wikileaks-tisa-secret-trade/

 

 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:05 | 4880555 WillyGroper
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God please, before I die, let anonymous emasculate this Satan, publicly.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:16 | 4880578 icanhasbailout
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Don't hold your breath. "Anonymous" is 50% FBI informant.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:33 | 4880611 MASTER OF UNIVERSE
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Anonymous is a proxy front group that is an invention of the Military Industrial Complex/NSA/CIA/FBI et cetera. PSYOPS are

in the biz of winning 'hearts and minds' over to their cause. The

NSA is in the business of making sure you believe their mass marketing and rhetoric. The military industrial complex funds clandestine operations like 'anonymous' and that is how they are

controlled via central planning.

OCCUPY ANONYMOUS - OCCUPY EVERYTHING

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:28 | 4880601 Debt-Is-Not-Money
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Except for Lois G. Lerner's emails!

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:18 | 4880703 DirkDiggler11
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There is a fiery pit in Hell with the nameplate "Alexander" hanging above it.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 14:36 | 4880867 Debt-Penitent
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Ride the system, step on the Constitution, now charge a mil. a month...

Move this guy towards the front of the Guillotine line.

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 09:10 | 4882423 Scarlett
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in front of Bernanke?

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:21 | 4880474 ilion
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Hopefully Putin will ultimately get also to this guy and put a nice fat stick in his ass.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:25 | 4880480 Manthong
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Evidently Evil is Expensive.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:29 | 4880489 Greyhat
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"Evidently Evil is Expensive"

Thats why the central bankers have to print so much money! :)

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:57 | 4880539 boattrash
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My firm is conducting a Cost Benefit Analysis on a .300 Magnum Cartridge.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:45 | 4880559 Manthong
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12.7 has greater impact.

but to the point...

people confuse power, money and control.

The most powerful people do not have most of the money..  

The monied ones might have control for a while, but

Real power is all about enabling.

..also known as leverage (or gearing up if you are a Brit) 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 15:41 | 4880997 COSMOS
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Why waste money on this turd a 22LR is more than adequate or better yet stab him with a bic pen a few times and watch him bleed out...

What I find just incredibly amazing is the in your face corruption and theft compounded by the trampling of The Constitution, and not a even a cricket is heard.....

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:15 | 4880504 Manthong
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Looky here at Freaking Fed Fake Funds Funding F’g Fools.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/15/nsa-mind-keith-alexander-star-trek

I WANT MY  F'ING MONEY BACK.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 18:45 | 4881330 IronForge
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Hope that Extortion Trickle lasts for a few months, General.

Some may sue you for Fraud if you can't deliver the goods.  ^_^

 

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 13:30 | 4886148 forensicator
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what better way to cause more loss of freedoms than a cyber 911

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:59 | 4880446 john39
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imho, you have it backwards...   the state is just an arm of the corporations and their shadowy owners.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:15 | 4880468 Bearwagon
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Money flows towards power, not the other way around. Follow it, and it will always lead you to where the power is (and regularly to some awkward insights).

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 14:20 | 4880830 11b40
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Money IS power.  You just have to know how to use it.

It is also  speech, and corporations are people, too, my friend.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 15:12 | 4880936 Bangin7GramRocks
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He is treasonous and a cunt, but a million per month seems cheap to gain access to all the information in the world. Alexander makes that mary Hoover look like a piker

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:36 | 4880404 Greyhat
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Thats the offical part. :)

“What I’m concerned about is we’re going to have a 9/11 in cyberspace,” he said.

I am shure there will be options on new shares after a Cyber-9/11 triggered by old elites in order to get a pole position in the next economic race.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:37 | 4880407 CH1
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What I’m concerned about is we’re going to have a 9/11 in cyberspace

Yup, and they'll make sure of it!

Gotta scare the suckers!

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:08 | 4880459 williambanzai7
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Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:30 | 4880733 pakled
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Remind me never to make an enemy of you...

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 17:33 | 4881223 Dugald
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Think of all the top secret shit he will sell to his clients.....and be legal.

Now think on the ones who gave stuff for free and are being punished for it....

Only in America.......

 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:32 | 4880391 rtalcott
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Well..if people are dumb enough to pay it...this is a basic intelligence test...

 

"It's the integrity of the global system."  tough line coming from him.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:39 | 4880410 Da Yooper
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"It's the integrity of the global system."

 

Now that is some funny shit


Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:43 | 4880417 BlindMonkey
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$1 a month is a bargain. Think of all the crap he has on his hard drives.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:40 | 4880508 RafterManFMJ
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Dear corporate America,

You can save some random African for 8 dollars a month - or, you can prevent nasty things from "randomly" occurring to your company (or kids) for only 600K per month.

The choice is yours.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:32 | 4880393 tostaky06
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More corruption in US than China ... quickly the world changes pls ... and stay away with your war ... 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:39 | 4880412 CH1
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More corruption in US than China

Definitely, but Joe American will defend his ignorance fiercely.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 14:31 | 4880856 11b40
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Hey, now....we here in S.C. resemble that remark.  You can hardly imagine how proud we are of our ignorance.

Yes indeed, we're dumb & we're proud.  You wanna' fight about it?

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:33 | 4880396 toady
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Nice work if you can get it.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:13 | 4880572 rtalcott
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work?  actually think he does anything?

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:34 | 4880398 TeamDepends
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These people think you can buy integrity.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:34 | 4880399 hairball48
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I mean really! Who here is surprised that this guy has showed up on Wall Street making millions?

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:32 | 4880609 Kayman
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Everything he knows and is selling was paid for on the public dime. Selling your nations secrets is treason, pure and simple.

But public servant criminals and financial criminals have zero morality; that why they get along so well.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:37 | 4880405 world_debt_slave
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just "noise"

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:38 | 4880406 Zwelgje
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there is no inflation

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:12 | 4880466 Bearwagon
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Exactly like there's no spoon ...

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:41 | 4880416 post turtle saver
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it's easy to make money when you're both the cause of, and solution to, the problem at hand...

"Consulting - if you're not a part of the solution, there's good money to be made in prolonging the problem."

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:44 | 4880420 Seal
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That's a nice little bank you got here. Wouldn't want anything to happen to it, that's for sure.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:46 | 4880422 techstrategy
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Nice close.  Priceless.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:47 | 4880423 Seasmoke
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Silver bullets will get rid of these vampires. 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:47 | 4880425 Catullus
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You know if our money was gold and silver, there would be no risk of "cyber attacking" it.

$1 million, please.

This consulting thing is easy.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:49 | 4880426 Eugend66
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Jeebus, man!! You`re a general. It`s not about selling your soul to the devil, it`s about a promise you made and now you are not up to it. May he rot in hell ..... after being BBQed on some 100USD bills stack.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:53 | 4880434 ebworthen
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We used to hang traitors, now we give 'em $1 million/month.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:09 | 4880460 Rainman
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A retired 4-star General also gets about a quarter million pension per year + all types of other bennies ... for life.

Duty, honor, country ... LOL

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:40 | 4880512 Colonel Klink
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He thought they were saying doodie, whores, and cunt tyranny, so he lived up to it.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:55 | 4880436 John McCloy
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  This is what we call PAYING FOR ACCESS..for favors through the connection. Nothing more than a Crony system to perpetuates itself daily and growing when there are NO CONSEQUENCES for any of these individuals. He knows where the money is. 

      Isn't this the fucking guy who had his office made into a replica of the U.S.S. Enterprise bridge on the taxpayer's dime? Somebody wants Counsel from this clown with childlike mentality like  as if this at the workplace.... not his dollar...... and thinking it is acceptable? I loves me some Star Trek but the hubris in not doing this in his home or basement and on U.S. citizens dime is another level of ego..I would say sociopathic.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/15/nsa-mind-keith-alex...

          I could tell him exactly where to shove his Photon Torpedos...

 

 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 15:11 | 4880927 FredFlintstone
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This is NOT an example of paying for access, but paying for secret information. A view into the not-so grand plan. As said elsewhere on this page, this is more treasonous if anything. What else would be of that value except secrets whether they be of the industrial espionage sort or of the geopolitical nature. Who to bet on and who to short.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:56 | 4880442 thamnosma
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France 1789.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:05 | 4880456 Treason Season
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Pigs at the trough.

 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:06 | 4880458 khakuda
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Jail.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:13 | 4880464 hangemhigh77
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And WHO has the ability to successfully perform such attacks? Why the NSA. So what is this slime ball doing? He's shaking down the BANKSTERS for protection money.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:06 | 4880684 Tom Terrific
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Exactly, It's protectionism, pure and simple.  He's a fucking crime boss of the mobsters called the USA.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:31 | 4880490 alexcojones
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Dear Mike,

Please do NOT fly in any small planes. As did the Late-Great Paul Wellstone.

Please do NOT drive any Benzos by yourself, As did the Late-Great Michael Hastings.

Please stay away from nail guns, also. Those suckers are more dangerous than an AK-47

 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:38 | 4880506 Colonel Klink
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Dear Mike, please do NOT follow this advice.  Can I add soak in hot tubs every chance you get, play with fire, and eat everything placed in front of you.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 19:37 | 4881462 hangemhigh77
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Not to mention, please go to the roof of very tall buildings and look over the edge while standing on the edge.  Say to yourself, "I can fly".  

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:37 | 4880502 Colonel Klink
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What a HUGE.TREASONOUS.CUNT Alexander is.  I hope and pray to the big old man in the sky that someone takes out this piece of shit.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:40 | 4880511 The Merovingian
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Where's Anonymous when you really need them?

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:42 | 4880515 Colonel Klink
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Absent, toothless, and worthless.  All words, no action.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:27 | 4880722 FredFlintstone
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Maybe they are not who you think they are.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 14:01 | 4880789 thamnosma
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I'm of that view.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:43 | 4880516 One of We
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I'm sure that's just the monthly retainer.  The real money is in the billable hours and the real value is in the corporate blowjobs.  You know, use of the company jet, yachts, car service, front row seats to whatever the fuck, and favors and influence that can only be bought with favors and influence.  

Also comes with cuts in line to the guillotine so enjoy while it lasts.....

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:48 | 4880526 The Duke of New...
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FREEDOM ISN'T FREE ... unless you've got your own printing press like the FED...

 

 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:23 | 4880591 kurt
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According to Team America freedom is a buck-o-five. According to Blacklisted News it's 3.3 Trillion Dollars which is what has been paid to Military Industrialists since the 9-11 false flag.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 11:55 | 4880536 pragmatic hobo
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sounds like a black mail to me ...

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:00 | 4880550 kchrisc
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Only one way off the guillotine list.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:01 | 4880551 Vendetta
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Nice that 60 minutes gave him some face time before his exit from public 'service'.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:18 | 4880579 kurt
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These Military Industrialists have been handed 3 trillion dollars since they performed 9-11.

Why must we support mass murder incorporated?

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:37 | 4880624 Anonymous peon
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Technology is a fucking curse. Humans are not nearly responsible enough to have the technology we are developing.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:39 | 4880631 PeeramidIdeologies
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These articles are funny. Sometimes he's a good guy, sometimes he's a bad guy. Better revise your rule book, the standards have doubled.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 21:50 | 4881724 mvsjcl
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When has he ever been a good guy?

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 12:54 | 4880660 NeedleDickTheBu...
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"I came out of the NSA dead broke."

 

From the forthcoming autobiography of General Keith Alexander.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:22 | 4880710 FredFlintstone
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He is the definition of a POS. Using all of that taxpayer funded technology eavesdropping on everyone on earth. Now he is cashing in on divulging all of that. Contrast this with the Snowden narrative.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 14:04 | 4880797 thamnosma
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Basically I'm a libertarian and constitutionalist.  Yet, the oligarchy needs flushing and the money returned to the people (damn, I sound like a commie -- so let's call it the tax refund of the century).    The pendulum has swung SO far to these sociopaths and the gulf between them and the general population is now very dangerously large.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 16:00 | 4881050 FlyingDutchman
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Exactly my thought.

Probably said to himself when he watched Snowden : "Hey I can do this too and heck make some money while at it."

 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 17:59 | 4881254 FredFlintstone
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More like "loser, I'll show you how it's done Mr. Snowden."

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:35 | 4880739 pakled
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'$1 Million A Month - What Ex-NSA Chief Alexander Charges Wall Street For "Advice"'

$1 Million A Month - What Ex-NSA Chief Alexander wants to Charge Wall Street For "Advice"

 

Fixed it for you Mike. The first one is oratory. The second one is fact.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:38 | 4880747 q99x2
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Sell that man to Russia. Send him there in a cage.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 13:49 | 4880762 CPL
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I charge nothing to tell them which way it's heading, maybe I should hang a shingle as well.  Oh yeah...that's right.

Nobody wins.  Everyone loses something....money, promises of power or wealth beyond any single person's needs.  Won't be worth shit.

 

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 14:03 | 4880794 Yellowhoard
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Kind of like mob protection money, no?

"Yo, yous guys don't want nuttin bad to happen to yous networks right?
If i wuz yous, I'd pay me a million schamolies a month to make sure dat nuttin bad happens. Kapish?"

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 14:07 | 4880804 thamnosma
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I wonder if sociopaths like this guy realize when it really falls apart their bodyguards will turn on them.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 15:05 | 4880921 Jano
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The best prospect, to sit in the White House, after Hussein Kenya Obimbo moves out.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 15:15 | 4880944 FredFlintstone
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He makes Al Pachino's characters look like saints.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 15:32 | 4880981 BouncingCat
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He didn't pay to acquire that knowledge.  The USA did and it's property of the people.  He should not be allowed to profit from our intellectual capital.  He's got his retirement, he should go fishing of feed quarters in a slot machine.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 15:33 | 4880982 Richard Head
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Traitor like Alexander needs to meet the guillotine, STAT!

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 16:21 | 4881093 22winmag
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Another celebrity criminal profits from his crimes.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 16:24 | 4881097 ToNYC
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On the bond Street, it's good to know where the bones are buried, on K Street it's better knowing where the cables are mined.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 19:26 | 4881428 Lynn Trainor
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It's called karma.

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 20:30 | 4881578 falconflight
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I have more respect for the Egyptian and Syria peoples than the indolent, doleful Amerikans.

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 00:10 | 4881972 AdvancingTime
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Mommas in America were discouraged in a song many years ago from letting their children grow up to be cowboys, it appears to have been a reasonable decision. Today after viewing the lifestyles associated with many career paths, politics and the route of so called "public service" seems to offer much potential.

A career in politics can grant you a lifestyle where you, and oftentimes your family will get to rub elbows with the ultra wealthy and the country's most powerful titans of business and industry. This career choice also has the benefit of sheltering you, and extending legal protection that covers you from the responsibilities of your actions. Flying about in private planes politicians are rewarded with generous pensions and superior healthcare benefits far outside the reach of the average citizen. More on this subject below.

http://brucewilds.blogspot.com/2013/01/encourage-your-children-to-become...

 

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 02:05 | 4882120 the0ther
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Bitcoin contact on this guy please and soon?

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 15:39 | 4883425 esum
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SNOWDEN gives FREE advice... 

ALEXANDER gets $1 mil / month for same info

ONLY INSIDERS CAN SELL THE NATION OUT AND WALK FROM JUSTICE

Alexander belongs in prison......... 

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