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Emails: White House, State
Department coordinated with
journalist on national security leaks

Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley

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Posted By:StormCnter, 10/23/2013 5:16:52 AM

White House and State Department officials cooperated extensively on background with a New York Times journalist during the period that he broke confidential national security information in a series of leaks that prompted outrage from lawmakers, according to unearthed 2011 and 2012 emails. The nonprofit organization Freedom Watch, which obtained the internal State Department emails through a Freedom of Information Act request, believes that the Obama administration carried out the leaks to bolster a tough image for itself on Iran. Then-Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Michael Hammer and other State Department employees arranged background interviews between New

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rinktum, 10/23/2013 5:37:21 AM     (No. 9578013)

Progressives put political gain above anything else even our most closely held secrets. Nothing is safe from them if it has the power to faborably affect their political future. These people should never be privy to our nation´s secrets because they will use them to enhance their political power, nothing trumps that not even their oath of office or love of country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Advocate, 10/23/2013 5:48:32 AM     (No. 9578016)

Treason.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 10/23/2013 5:53:01 AM     (No. 9578018)

Seriously, everyone knows the collusion between the White House and the MSM is 24/7, 365 days a year. Why get flustered about one incident where they´re caught with their pants down? The real scandal is that this collusion has resulted in His Majesty´s election and reelection - jointly run campaigns where the coordinated lies and cover-ups were beyond shameless, but cleverly calculated and distributed through the airwaves.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/23/2013 6:08:59 AM     (No. 9578027)

The fraudulent lying WH and State Dept. in cahoots with the lying fraudulent NYT. What a surprise. Not.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/23/2013 6:46:39 AM     (No. 9578064)

This article should be read in its entirety. The scope of what was going on was stunning. And who was in the middle of it? Tom Donilon, the guy who "took care of" Obama´s international crises during the 2012 campaign. Including Benghazi, IMO.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/23/2013 6:50:17 AM     (No. 9578068)

(cont´d)
And Donilon got this NYT puff piece, published only 12 days after Benghazi:

A Manager of Overseas Crises, as Much as the World Permits

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/24/us/politics/tom-donilon-a-manager-of-overseas-crises.html?_r=0

An excerpt:

WASHINGTON — When President Obama flies to New York on Monday afternoon for the United Nations General Assembly, he will dispense with the usual battery of one-on-one meetings with world leaders so he can tape an appearance on “The View” and return by midweek to the battleground state of Ohio. Left to help smooth over any ruffled feathers will be Tom Donilon.

Gray-suited, meticulous and little known to the public, Mr. Donilon is the president’s national security adviser and central figure in American foreign policy, “the most important person in the mix,” according to Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. In this critical campaign season, he has also become the president’s geopolitical bodyguard, charged with keeping the world at bay for another 43 days.

Mr. Donilon is the one who wakes the president when an ambassador is killed in Libya, the one who tries to keep Israel from rupturing relations and Egypt from heading off track. Solutions to intractable problems like Iran’s nuclear program are for another day. For now, it is Mr. Donilon’s mission to manage problems and keep them from blowing up, so Mr. Obama can focus on Mitt Romney rather than Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: scottc, 10/23/2013 7:16:14 AM     (No. 9578087)

So the White House calls Edward Snowden a traitor for doing the same thing they are doing. I gotta admit....I am really enjoying watching the Obozo administration sink.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Janjan, 10/23/2013 7:17:44 AM     (No. 9578091)

How comforting that McCain emerged from a back room meeting with his Democrat friends to make a sternly worded comment about this. The President leaks classified information to a liberal newspaper to bolster his campaign and that is the most the Republicans can offer. Typically, zero out of the first 10 people you ask about this will have heard anything about it. Please post the article to your FB page.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Felixcat, 10/23/2013 8:16:32 AM     (No. 9578171)

For Obama, all that matters is that his own personal security is good.

Screw US national security.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JAN, 10/23/2013 8:44:30 AM     (No. 9578210)

The msm has an over riding philosophy.

When it comes to bad acts by the O administration it´s WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/23/2013 8:58:24 AM     (No. 9578235)

It calls for civil disobedience. Citizens should finally stand up and "Occupy" media outlets like the NYT. If nothing else, stage protests outside their front doors. It is clear that they are the problem. The collusion must stop.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: wwsweet, 10/23/2013 8:59:52 AM     (No. 9578236)

A partial cure for this is a balanced media and a balanced media will occur only when more journalists are moderates. My suggetion is that all state schools -- colleges, universities, community colleges -- require that half the journalism faculty be moderate/conservative rather than 100% liberal as they are now. They are paid by tapayes -- they should reflect that half the country is moderate -- not hare-brained.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 10/23/2013 9:17:56 AM     (No. 9578265)

Outrageous but, sadly, believable. Fits the pattern of this bunch.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 10/23/2013 10:27:41 AM     (No. 9578386)

Time to subpoena all e-mails and WH log books and expose this dictatorship.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: nevernaught, 10/23/2013 10:34:04 AM     (No. 9578395)

I´m getting so tired of traitors on TV. Even sports programs are tainted now. I watching ESPN the other day and on came Keith Olbermann, super liberal idiot. So, off I went to Fox Sports. ESPN is history in my house.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 10/23/2013 11:24:56 AM     (No. 9578510)

Yeah, sure - - more outright treason from the 0bamaites - - which will go completely unpunished.

Please tell me something I don´t already know.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Butch59, 10/23/2013 11:45:21 AM     (No. 9578539)

It´s amazing that these people will commit this type of activity and really don´t care if the public knows about it or not. And what they are doing is outright treason. Sadly, they will never be held accountable for their actions. After all, they have the DOJ in the palm of their hand. So who is going to prosecute them?

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