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Only the Best People

Post by callmeslick » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:36 pm

....do this sort of ★■◆●, right?

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and, when you get to the security aspects of this Porter fellow's tenure in the inner circles of the White House, you really have another sheer competency question.
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Post by callmeslick » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:37 am

cat got your tongue, Woody? Nightshade, no counternarrative smokescreen? How come the dreaded FBI was completely IGNORED when they told the White House that Porter would not get security clearance? Why was this guy ALLOWED to hold his position for so much as one hour? Why would Kelly fight to keep him?? How the feck should we be trusting this bunch of incompetent clowns to do 'extreme vetting' of immigrants and refugees, when they can't identify a security risk when WARNED BY THE FBI about him?? Oh, and before some misogynist says, "why is domestic violence a security risk?", it's called blackmail, when there are photos extant.
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Post by Spidey » Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:02 pm

So ok, I’m confused…how can something that is not a secret be used for blackmail?

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Post by callmeslick » Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:20 pm

because it wasn't public until this week. Now, mind you, there may have been a lot MORE to why the FBI denied clearance. Time will tell. You alright with giving access to folks who fail to get security clearance?
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Post by Spidey » Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:26 pm

No
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Post by Tunnelcat » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:21 pm

The FBI better revoke Trump's security clearance then. He's got blackmail written all over him.
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Post by Tunnelcat » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:25 pm

Oh, and there's this. Jared Kushner don't need no stinking security clearance either, according to Trump. He's family and that makes it safe for him to have access to classified material, despite the fact that he CAN'T GET a security clearance because of guess what? Previously omitted contacts with Russians. :roll:

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Post by callmeslick » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:50 am

"The Party told you to reject all evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command."
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Post by Tunnelcat » Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:07 pm

Makes one wonder how many people and staffers are allowed to float around the White House with easy access to classified national secrets who DON'T have a security clearance. Hillary's private server escapade is starting to look almost plebeian in comparison.
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Post by Tunnelcat » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:24 pm

Tsk, tsk. So sloppy with classified documents and secrets around family and friends, the very same people who happen to be unable to get security clearances. Makes one wonder WHY Kushner himself can't GET a security clearance? What's he done with all his foreign entanglements and business deals that's SO BAD that the FBI won't issue him one? What say you Woody? I thought national security and protecting it was your bailiwick.This sloppiness on Trump's part makes Hillary's little server boo boo look downright plebeian in comparison. :wink:

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/ ... use-417467

And Trump is flipping the bird towards his own White House Chief of Staff's changes and recommendations that were put in place because the Porter security clearance/wife beater scandal.

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/ ... ter-415855
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Re: Only the Best People

Post by Top Gun » Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:09 pm

B-but her emails!
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Post by Tunnelcat » Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:00 pm

This isn't good. Some of this Trump WH staff security clearance mess can be partially blamed on Obama. But leave it to an arrogant prick like Trump to take a mile when he was only given an inch. :wink:
Paul Pillar wrote:...the Trump White House’s actions on clearances are more serious than just taking advantage of new guidelines.
I think to the extent that there is abusive practices in the White House … it goes beyond the fine print of a regulation...
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Re: Only the Best People

Post by callmeslick » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:04 pm

another sharp stick was Manafort, who couldn't convert a PDF to Word document when falsifying records:
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Post by Tunnelcat » Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:57 pm

callmeslick wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:04 pm
another sharp stick was Manafort, who couldn't convert a PDF to Word document when falsifying records:
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Clippy! :lol:
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Re: Only the Best People

Post by woodchip » Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:19 am

I just have to wonder how Obama would of held up under similar scrutiny. I think not very well.
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Re: Only the Best People

Post by callmeslick » Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:24 am

woodchip wrote:
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I just have to wonder how Obama would of held up under similar scrutiny. I think not very well.
he had assholes investigating his ★■◆●ing birth certificate. For a man with ZERO hint of criminal behavior, both before holding office and after, he was investigated and maligned by jerks like you and held up just fine. Made most of the nation rather proud how he did, actually. Maybe the Trump scrutiny is directly proportionate to the level of criminal activity. We're easily talking racketeering, money laundering, bank fraud and conspiracy to obstruct justice. The only questions left are going to be around how intentional any cooperation or subsequent actions were, and whether we're talking sedition, abuse of power or outright treason, for which others have been executed.
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