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‘Criminals’ hired by State Dept.
New York Post, by S.A. Miller & Geoff Earle

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/13/2013 5:16:36 AM

WASHINGTON — The State Department has hired an alarming number of law-enforcement agents with criminal or checkered backgrounds because of a flawed hiring process, a stunning memo obtained by The Post reveals. The background problems are severe enough that many of the roughly 2,000 agents in State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security can play only limited roles in agency efforts to police bad conduct and prosecute wrongdoers. The problems in the bureau are the latest revelation in an exploding scandal that also involves accusations that members of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s security detail

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 6/13/2013 6:48:48 AM     (No. 9373554)

Yo..yo....These clowns aren´t being hired inspire their being criminals...They are being hired BECAUSE they ARE criminals.. Hillary and Bam are more comfortable with fellow criminals in their employ. Probably smoke weed with the DSS!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Janjan, 6/13/2013 6:56:01 AM     (No. 9373559)

Hillary learned a trick or two from the criminal currently Occupying the WH. Pretend it had nothing to do with her. She was too busy traveling the world to actually run the State Dept. She had toadies to do that and they obviously screwed up. She is every bit as outraged by it as we are.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 6/13/2013 6:58:31 AM     (No. 9373564)

Well, criminal background checks ARE racist, our JustUs Dept. tells me so.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2, 6/13/2013 7:06:58 AM     (No. 9373574)

The memo sites eight cases involving Diplomatic Security agents who resort to “false, misleading or incomplete statements in reports,” “privacy-act violations” or “lack of objectivity” in investigations.

I recall complaints from the Right about our State Dept. going back to Bubba´s Administration. It´s long been a beehive of questionable activities, usually peppered with leftists.

But it´s easy to conclude that State is a deliberate haven for miscreants, people who can be relied upon to break the law and take extreme measures, so the Affirmative Action hiring of "criminals" rather than minorities seems deliberate to these eyes.

You want people in there who will not be hampered by conscience so you hire them based on the fact they have criminal records . Not only do we have a criminal enterprise in the IRS and possibly the NSA, but in State as well. Hillary is well-placed because she is a particularly good liar.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hays, 6/13/2013 7:14:35 AM     (No. 9373576)

Article mistakenly uses sites instead of cites. To site is to choose a location, to cite is to reference a citation. Where are the editors these days? Splchk.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: privateer, 6/13/2013 7:23:50 AM     (No. 9373586)

The Lesson of Obama: next time---put a man in charge who is REALLY in charge; and really a MAN.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: udanja99, 6/13/2013 7:25:27 AM     (No. 9373589)

#5, the editors are the products of 40 years of NEA controlled public education. No surprise that they are illiterate.

These criminal agents are probably the ones doing background security checks on those who need Top Secret and above clearances. Makes you feel really cozy and safe, doesn´t it?


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Reply 8 - Posted by: bpl40, 6/13/2013 7:28:36 AM     (No. 9373597)

#5,these kind of mistakes happen because of Spellcheck. People don´t bother to read what they have written or typed.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 6/13/2013 7:40:48 AM     (No. 9373617)

These guys are union members...end federal employee unions...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Galtoid, 6/13/2013 7:56:07 AM     (No. 9373633)

Classically Clintonian. Don´t forget that State Troopers in Arkansas had one duty while "serving" Bill Clinton--bring in the chicks and babes. Hill looked the other way. She looked the other way in State as well. It´s a pattern that is undeniable. These people are downright despicable.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 6/13/2013 7:57:40 AM     (No. 9373637)

Hillary Clinton´s entire career consists of living , working and sleeping with criminals.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: shamus, 6/13/2013 7:58:03 AM     (No. 9373639)

Union members, government employees, felons ...

What difference does it make?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LZK, 6/13/2013 8:04:26 AM     (No. 9373652)

Ah -- for the good ole days -- when postal carriers actually delivered the mail on time, when FBI agents could be trusted, when Leroy Jetro Gibbs was in charge....

I´m so sick to death of these people....

Think locally!!

Washington DC is soooooooo done for me!!

LZK

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 6/13/2013 8:08:11 AM     (No. 9373659)

Like giving a gun and a badge to Jesse James and telling him to investigate bank robberies.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jinx, 6/13/2013 8:08:11 AM     (No. 9373658)

Hillary hasn´t changed. This is her mode of operation. See evil; look the other way. She was given one position of authority and blew it. She is in no way ready to be President.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: RancherJack, 6/13/2013 8:12:53 AM     (No. 9373664)

The criminals plaguing us are all in Congress. Oversight, Laws, Budgets, Appointments, Nominations, etc.

None of this happens in a vacuum.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Refried, 6/13/2013 8:22:22 AM     (No. 9373684)

They are not the only ones working for the feds that are thugs.
Have a good look at ICE employees. Some of them look like they need to be in jail.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 6/13/2013 8:27:22 AM     (No. 9373690)

More proof the only thing Hillary Clinton can successfully run is a stonewall.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/13/2013 8:39:31 AM     (No. 9373707)

There used to be standards for hiring, and people who did not meet those standards did not get hired.




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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 6/13/2013 8:40:18 AM     (No. 9373709)

It´s the Chicago way.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: disasterman, 6/13/2013 9:15:03 AM     (No. 9373762)

Would you expect a drug cartel to hire Eagle Scouts? No difference here.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: mickturn, 6/13/2013 9:24:33 AM     (No. 9373778)

Of course, they needed mentors for their jr. criminals in training...Hitlery has it down, the rest of the staff are rank novices...

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bdcaruba, 6/13/2013 9:46:26 AM     (No. 9373831)

All obama´s peeps. Oh, and glad you were able to dig out the real crux of the story, 5 .

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 6/13/2013 9:52:52 AM     (No. 9373839)

Exactly #2 but because she had nothing to do with it, she also will do nothing about it. Just like the Bamster. These people are running a scam (among several) no one can/will stop.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: mc squared, 6/13/2013 9:54:25 AM     (No. 9373843)

So what? There are criminals in the WH.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: droopydog, 6/13/2013 9:55:21 AM     (No. 9373845)

Hillary and the Horny Hillbilly were always more comfortable around thieves, con-artists and cutthroats like themselves.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Nan, 6/13/2013 9:56:44 AM     (No. 9373848)

This comes as no surprise.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: cake crumb, 6/13/2013 10:21:01 AM     (No. 9373903)

What difference, at this point, does it make?

The morons. FIRE THEM ALL.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 6/13/2013 10:37:52 AM     (No. 9373929)

It´s really not surprising. Besides the inherent corruption of Clinton and the Democrats, the EEOC issuance of new guidelines discouraged background checks because they could be considered as discrimination. They can just say they were following the guidelines of the EEOC. There is not one agency that has not been corrupted or ruined 0bama and the radicals in his regime.

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/338937/eeocs-new-rule-background-checks-peter-kirsanow

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Reply 30 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/13/2013 10:58:27 AM     (No. 9373961)

The OEO is suing Dollar General for doing criminal background checks. The OEO maintains its racist. Apparently, more blacks have feloney convictions for drinking, beating their wives, etc. -- all due to discrimination by whites.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 6/13/2013 11:33:53 AM     (No. 9374031)

Big government and criminal corruption are synonymous. Our "elite" elected officials pervert the law, ignore our Constitution, and regard us as serfs. This culture of corruption emanates from both political parties, which emasculates our traditional political remedies. In my mind they have broken the social contract thereby releasing me from any fealty or obligation to follow their edicts.

What difference, at this point, does it make?

Who is John Galt? I am John Galt.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: laurahome, 6/13/2013 12:58:06 PM     (No. 9374221)

Of COURSE background checks are discriminatory! That´s what it´s all about. It´s intended to find out who has a criminal background and who doesn´t. They want to turn it (and everything else) into a race issue.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: lana720, 6/13/2013 1:13:56 PM     (No. 9374247)

Remember when COL North said that when the Republicans are in charge, they consider them Christmas help? As soon as the season is over, they go back to their nefarious ways.

Yes, #31, why should we follow anything they mandate?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 6/13/2013 1:27:42 PM     (No. 9374278)

The State Department, an Augean Stable of corruption and Leftwingers, has long needed a good cleansing, ESPECIALLY following the Clinton presidency.

President Bush did not do this. And so, the putrefaction deepened and spread, becoming a perfect pestilential breeding place for Clintonette Redux, in the warm embrace of BO et al.

Does any thuggish regime "hire" people of upright morals, integrity, honesty, fidelity to --in our context-- Constitutional principles?



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Reply 35 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 6/13/2013 2:25:42 PM     (No. 9374412)

I suspect the military recruits felons, bad behavior types.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: mustang flyer, 6/13/2013 3:13:52 PM     (No. 9374507)

I remember working in a Communications organization and reading messages relating to Clinton´s guys not being able to get security clearances because of drugs or other disqualifying actions, later messages ordered the Military to grant them clearances anyway... so much for security guidelines...NOTHING has changed except for the worse...

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Aunt Agnes, 6/13/2013 3:33:39 PM     (No. 9374549)

Reading this I´m reminded of another loud-mouth, in-your-face, know-it-all by the name of Madalyn Murray O´Hair. Like Hillary - she was a tough-talking, ugly, broad & a law unto herself. She actually bragged about hiring felons & criminals to work for her at American Atheists. If you aren´t familiar with her story, look it up & read how her defiant insistence on associating with the criminal element worked out for her.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: artlover, 6/13/2013 3:48:01 PM     (No. 9374580)

I get this notion to say to you "forget it"......you will never make anything you see or know or hear or acquire any other way, stick. It will never happen. Obama will continue to look and smell like a rose in the eyes of one half of the American People who don´t really listen to the news and don´t really care about these stories. Forget it guys and ladies, you are just spending your time, doing nothing that means anything because Obama is absolutely above the law and knows it.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: strike3, 6/13/2013 6:24:07 PM     (No. 9374858)

Old Chipmunk Cheeks knows all about criminal backgrounds, trying to pawn off cliffsides in Whitewater, AR as "waterfront property."

State sounds much like the AA security force that I had the misfortune of joining about ten years back in the ME. If the officers were bad, management looked the other way. Management was the worst of them all. I see a pattern here.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: MirJoy, 6/13/2013 7:16:51 PM     (No. 9374918)

I am surprised that hires for the State Department´s Bureau of Diplomatic Security did not involve getting security clearances. I´ve read several posts where people questioned how Edward Snowden received "top secret" security clearance, but I´m not surprised that he received such a clearance because he seemed to have led a pretty clean life without anything nasty in his background, and I think that has a good deal to do with his getting such a clearance. If he did not have a conscience (which may not be a criteria for anything anymore) he would not have spilled the beans.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 6/13/2013 8:03:45 PM     (No. 9374971)

This is getting way out of hand. Maybe we need to re-direct our resources and built the fence around D.C. then worry about the Mexican border.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Japanorama, 6/13/2013 8:37:43 PM     (No. 9375009)

Chicago, D.C.

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WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Fox News Poll: Many voters say Obama lies
to the country on important matters

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Fox News, by Dana Blanton    Original Article
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About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. Thirty-seven percent think Obama lies “most of the time,” while another 24 percent say he lies “some of the time.” Twenty percent of voters say “only now and then” and 15 percent “never.” Click here for the poll results. President Obama has been accused by political opponents and media fact-checkers alike of telling falsehoods. Frequently cited: His repeated claim that under Obamacare “If you like your plan, you can keep

Rev. Al Sharpton’s Easter message:
Politically ‘crucified’ Obama has risen again

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Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
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With Easter soon approaching, the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday drew parallels between the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the resurrection of President Obama’s political career. Joining the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” Mr. Sharpton said that his message for this Easter is that “no matter what the world may do to you unfairly, no matter how you’re crucified — nailed to the cross at home, or in your personal relationships, or on the job — that you can rise if you don’t lose yourself during the hard times and the challenges.” The reverend went on to say that Christ endured so much humiliation and unearned suffering leading up to his death,

Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery
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Star-Telegram [Fort Worth TX], by Anna M. Tinsley    Original Article
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FORT WORTH — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery today, her campaign said Tuesday. “After experiencing shoulder and right arm pain in recent weeks, Sen. Davis will have a routine surgical procedure to remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the nerves in her neck,” campaign spokesman Zac Petkanas said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a common issue experienced by runners and endurance athletes,” he said. Davis, of Fort Worth, will undergo the outpatient surgery at the Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Thomas Ellis will perform the

Obama administration gives Detroit
$100 million for ´blight removal´

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American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
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The cash infusion by the federal government is actually going to help the city pay pensions, even though they´re playing a kind of shell game with the money. As for "blight removal," perhaps they could start with city hall. Reuters: Michigan officials and President Barack Obama´s Administration are discussing a plan to free up $100 million in federal money to aid Detroit´s retired city workers, the Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday. Citing two people familiar with the talks, the newspaper said the talks were centered around federal money flowing to Michigan for blight removal. Under the plan, $100 million

Analysis: Obama Celebrates
Eight Million ´Enrollments,´
Again Declares Debate ´Over´

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Townhall, by Guy Benson    Original Article
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President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

Climate change causing fish to
lose their minds, researchers say

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Climate change’s latest casualty appears to be fish — or more specifically, fish brains — as researchers say the carbon dioxide that’s being absorbed into the ocean is causing the scaly creatures to lose their survival instincts. In other words, the fish are losing their minds, The Daily Mail reported. The acid from atmospheric carbon dioxide seeps into sea waters, dissolves and ultimately lowers the pH balance, researchers said. The acidic waters then hamper the fishes’ sensory systems, so they’re not able to distinguish between smells any longer, the scientists went on. When the acid levels get really high, the fish lose their


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