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Secret Service removes agent
who didn´t want to take
´a bullet´ for Trump

Washington Examiner, by Susan Crabtree

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Posted By:Lalo, 3/20/2017 1:11:40 AM

The Secret Service will permanently remove a top special agent from her position after an investigation into her Facebook comments that she would rather not defend President Trump or take "a bullet" from him, but some agents are concerned she will simply be transferred to another government job. About two weeks ago, the Secret Service placed the agent´s prior post — the special agent in charge of the Denver District, the top job in that office — on a list of agency openings, according to two Secret Service sources. Kerry O´Grady, the agent in question, is on administrative leave
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Talking about double speak. She has been ´permanently removed´ yet somehow not ´fired.´

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pchristopher, 3/20/2017 1:49:38 AM     (No. 11195233)

I have to wonder if this President wouldn´t be safer with a more dedicated and motivated cadre of highly trained professionals to protect him, like maybe SEALs or something similar.

The Secret Service as it stands has a difficult time even keeping intruders off the grounds. Further, if an SS agent won´t take a bullet for the President, how long do you think it might be before one of them decides to do something even more shockingly unthinkable. The thought is sickening but in this crazy world, nothing is outside of the realm of possibility.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: alecto2, 3/20/2017 1:50:53 AM     (No. 11195234)

Rose to more than her level of incompetence or was she affirmative action in action?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/20/2017 3:56:39 AM     (No. 11195272)

Send her to Antarctica to find and take stool samples until she retires. That should keep her busy.

It´s time for elite military special operations units to protect the President as in this highly charged political climate there is some doubt that the Secret Service even has the legitimate authority anymore to effectively vet and weed out unqualified candidates for employment. In that respect if some Muslims of foreign origin were to apply, chances are a leftist judge would rule that the Secret Service must hire them, and put them on duty carrying firearms at the White House. These are crazy times with the enemy within being so active.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/20/2017 5:45:49 AM     (No. 11195296)

Top special agent? Really? She has to be one of those affirmative hires from the socialist/communist ranks who got personally promoted through the ranks by Barry himself. No wonder the SS can´t seem to do their job.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 3/20/2017 6:51:57 AM     (No. 11195334)

Was she watching the cameras the night the guy spent 20 minutes on the grounds and got to the back door?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thelmalou, 3/20/2017 7:16:40 AM     (No. 11195350)

Every story I read about the USSS, I´m happier than ever that President Trump brought his own security with him.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: broken01, 3/20/2017 7:48:29 AM     (No. 11195384)

Send this moron to the Adak Alaska Field Office and have her investigate penny coin counterfeiters. Sad to say that when I was in California I worked with high level government employees like O´Shady Grady. Ignorant hard to fire political hacks who disgrace themselves with their own overblown sense of self-importance. They just can´t do their job and get on with it. They have to grandstand. In a clerical gub´ment job this is bad but in a job like O´Grady´s it´s worse. She should be FIRED and not allowed to retire with benefit´s. She´s truly a dishonorable and pathetic person.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: skedaddle, 3/20/2017 7:57:13 AM     (No. 11195390)

She should not be transferred to Alaska like previous commenters have suggested; she should be fired and stripped of all law enforcement credentials. Then she should be prevented from ever gaining a security-type job again. I´d also closely review her license for carrying a weapon and suggest she have it revoked for showing signs of mental unfitness.

That´s what the left would do and we need to start fighting the war instead of thinking we´ll win by taking some high road that doesn´t exist and only takes us out of the way so the left can put another anti-American in the post just like the one they´ve sort of removed.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 3/20/2017 8:04:21 AM     (No. 11195397)

Get rid of her. Her views and activism will possibly spread to other left leaning individuals and lower moral and degrade the service

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Felixcat, 3/20/2017 8:27:14 AM     (No. 11195421)

Most federal workers are Dems/Lefties and that includes those employed by law enforcement and the intel agencies so don´t think that the USSS is special in that they put their politics aside - not anymore at least.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mrduc, 3/20/2017 8:35:48 AM     (No. 11195427)

Yet another incompetent AA hire.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 3/20/2017 8:53:50 AM     (No. 11195453)

Assign her to Hillary´s detail. I understand that´s the worst punishment any of them can receive.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rubygram, 3/20/2017 9:10:35 AM     (No. 11195463)

Her removal should´ve been immediate and swift. We need to stop this dancing around with government employees. And the president needs to get somebody in from the outside to run that agency.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Elvira, 3/20/2017 9:13:18 AM     (No. 11195469)

In my experience, yes, most govvies are Dems - radical Dems. BUT, the security forces are (shocking) conservative!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 3/20/2017 9:14:37 AM     (No. 11195472)

Google her photo. Not AA. Just politically biased and should be removed for cause.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Salt5792, 3/20/2017 9:17:49 AM     (No. 11195476)

Old news.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: toodles3956, 3/20/2017 9:17:56 AM     (No. 11195477)

This woman took an oath to protect the POTUS. Obviously her word means nothing so why dump her on another agency? Fire her with no benefits. Put her in a uniform and put her in the front lines. I wonder if anyone would take a bullet for her.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: TLCary, 3/20/2017 9:48:19 AM     (No. 11195522)

Ahh yes, Federal Government Employee ´Administrative Leave".
Say something stupid on Facebook and get indefinite, long term, PAID VACATION! Funny, that isn´t the way it works for all the private sector tax payers who pay the bills.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Freeloader, 3/20/2017 9:51:04 AM     (No. 11195528)

EDIT: "Secret Service Removes Agent Who Didn´t Want To Take ´A Bullet´ For The Donald...Reassigned To Barry Soetoro´s Mother-In Law´s Detail"

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Arby, 3/20/2017 10:22:28 AM     (No. 11195578)

Just imagine the thought of taking a bullet for the PIAPS, Moochelle, Slick Willie or the august Fauxbama.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Adam, 3/20/2017 10:25:43 AM     (No. 11195581)

Poster child for why we don´t hire girls to do a man´s job.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 3/20/2017 10:37:34 AM     (No. 11195594)

If she doesn´t meet the minimum qualifications, and lied on her application about it, she should be fired.

She clearly lied.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Henrywald, 3/20/2017 10:43:33 AM     (No. 11195600)

I bet she blames Trump for the mess she has created for herself, and the ruination of her career.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: fayebeck, 3/20/2017 11:14:49 AM     (No. 11195628)

How long before the lawsuit?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/20/2017 11:53:24 AM     (No. 11195661)

That person probably assumed that she would be high on the list for appointment to Hillary´s protection detail once she was elected, and has since suffered a complete downer.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Gop_guys, 3/20/2017 11:55:03 AM     (No. 11195663)

If you love your country, if you believe in the constitution, if you have moral clarity, it doesn´t matter if the person you serve and protect has a D or an R after their name. You do your job as a patriot of this great land of ours!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: little guy, 3/20/2017 12:20:58 PM     (No. 11195695)

Obummer so destroyed American values that this kind of garbage will soon become routine. Thus, we see what used to be a proud and patriotic organization like the FBI, and even FISA, Homeland Security, etc. thinking nothing of leaking national security secrets if it pushes the liberal agenda. All integrity is off the table. Give a TRANSCRIPT of a private conversation to the press like it was nothing. Thus, our secret agents have now become flunkies for political purposes and pushing partisan agendas.

To set an new example, she should be FIRED and removed from the public payroll. PERIOD.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dvc, 3/20/2017 12:25:18 PM     (No. 11195703)

How hard is this?

If a McDees employee said "I won´t make french fries", he/she would be fired. If a cabbie said, "I won´t pick up fares", he/she would be fired. She has said she will not do what the job requires, so fire her, already.

This is not rocket science, there are no fine points to worry about - she has said she will not do her most critical job. Gone.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: O.G.´s Mom, 3/20/2017 1:01:28 PM     (No. 11195763)

What took so long? The minute that FaceBook entry was found, she should have been called in by her supervisor and if it was a true representation she should have been fired on the spot. PERIOD.

This is why the secret service is in such dire straits. The lapses in security are absolutely unacceptable. The secret service has become a politically correct agency concerned more with affirmative action policies than professionalism and a dedication to its mission. A whole lotta other agents probably are in need of finding other employment.

Drain That Swamp.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Butch59, 3/20/2017 1:05:56 PM     (No. 11195766)

I wonder is people like the Kerry O´Grady ever think about the men and women that serve in our armed forces? And that everyone of them know full well that they are subject to enemy fire and as such just might "take one"? The only difference is it´s for one´s country. Oh, and it´s the Commander in Chief (that means the president no matter who it is) that sends them into harms way? Seems to me that a lot of O´Grady´s don´t really take time to think things through.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Lucky5, 3/20/2017 1:08:12 PM     (No. 11195768)

She should be fired. Plain and simple. When she posted her hate for President Trump, she knew she was breaking the law and could lose her job.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/20/2017 1:34:06 PM     (No. 11195790)

If she gets away with this and keeps her employment because of the ´´vj´´ connection, a lot of other SS will try something equally as horrifying.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: BreakRight, 3/20/2017 3:06:32 PM     (No. 11195865)

"The Secret Service misconduct probe is focused on whether O´Grady posted the comments during work hours, according to several Secret Service sources."

And this matters.... because???

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Reply 34 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 3/20/2017 4:23:20 PM     (No. 11195925)



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Reply 35 - Posted by: Ida lil, 3/20/2017 5:14:41 PM     (No. 11195961)

She was probably showing off for her buddies and had never been outside the Colorado branch.
She probably was never considered for personal protection duty.
During WW2 my grandmother was a special agent for the FBI and no one but grand father knew --not even her children.
years later I found her badge while cleaning a cabinet for her. she told me the story.
Her job was to keep airmen on off duty time safe from being lured into being robbed or murdered in or around bars and clubs --or questioned about the bases and routines while drugged or drunk.
She matched the theme of having been a pistol packing mama.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Seething Citizen, 3/20/2017 7:14:44 PM     (No. 11196098)

Reminds me of the recent case where the intruder got all the way to the entry door of the White House and he just pushed aside the petite woman agent "guarding" the door and waltzed right into the White House! Sounds like less than Mall Security. I worked during the "cultural change" that brought little, weak women into law-enforcement and firefighting. A very sad time that greatly weakened our police and fire departments.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: mizzmac, 3/20/2017 8:15:42 PM     (No. 11196154)

Yep. You´re done.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: strike3, 3/21/2017 6:19:58 AM     (No. 11196436)

There is no recovery from this one. If she was stupid enough to post what she did on Facebook, she is too stupid to hold a job of that level of responsibility.

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Washington -- Communications of Donald Trump´s transition officials - possibly including the incoming president himself - may have been scooped up in legal surveillance but then improperly distributed throughout the intelligence community, the chairman of the House intelligence committee said Wednesday. In an extraordinary set of statements to reporters, Republican Rep. Devin Nunes said the intercepted communications do not appear to be related to the ongoing FBI investigation into Trump associates´ contacts with Russia or any criminal warrants. Nunes, who served on Trump´s transition team, said he believes the intelligence collections were done legally but that identities of Trump officials and the

President must close the ‘deal’ on Obamacare
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Boston Herald, by Adriana Cohen    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 3/23/2017 5:27:43 AM     Post Reply
President Trump is facing the first crucial test of his presidency — repealing and replacing Obamacare — and he needs to apply the negotiating chops and deal-making skills he bragged about in his bestselling book, “The Art of the Deal,” to fixing our broken health-care system. And given his low approval ratings, he needs a win. Dealing with the Obamacare mess has been the core focus of the Republican party for the past 7 years — not to mention a major campaign promise that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. So it’s imperative that the president seal the deal and

Schumer says Democrats will
filibuster Gorsuch nomination

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CBS News, by Emily Schultheis    Original Article
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Democrats plan to filibuster Neil Gorsuch’s nomination for the Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said Thursday. Speaking on the Senate floor Thursday morning, Schumer said Gorsuch -- who is three days into his confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee -- will need 60 votes to be confirmed. Currently, the Senate has 52 Republicans and 48 Democrats. “After careful deliberation, I have concluded that I cannot support judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court,” he said. “His nomination will have a cloture vote. He will have to earn 60 votes for confirmation. My vote will

Why I´ll vote against Gorsuch
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Philadelphia Inquirer, by Bob Casey    Original Article
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Alphonse Maddin worked as a truck driver for TransAm Trucking. Like a lot of Americans, he did the kind of hard work that puts food on the table, and pays the bills and the taxes. The work that people like Maddin do every day may not receive lots of media attention, but our economy will not function without it. Such workers do not ask for a lot in return, just to be treated fairly and with dignity under our laws. Unfortunately, even that modest expectation has too often gone unfulfilled in recent years. The Supreme Court has increasingly come down

David Brock, Media Matters founder
and Clinton ally, suffers heart attack

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Washington Examiner, by Eddie Scarry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/22/2017 3:15:22 PM     Post Reply
David Brock, founder of the left-leaning Media Matters for America non-profit and a longtime Hillary Clinton ally, suffered a heart attack on Tuesday, according to a press release. "David Brock suffered a heart attack while working in the Washington DC office early Tuesday," the release said on Wednesday. It added that he was quickly treated and stabilized. "He was quickly transported to a local hospital, received prompt medical treatment, and we are looking forward to a swift recovery," the release said. Brock is a former conservative journalist who now heads a network of liberal nonprofits aimed at combating Republicans

Obama Appears on Morning of
Obamacare Replacement Vote to
Insist ACA Not a ´Job-Killer´

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PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 3/23/2017 11:55:41 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON -- Former President Obama surfaced this morning to defend the Affordable Care Act as House Republicans tried to wrangle last-minute votes for today´s promised vote on the American Health Care Act. "Ultimately, after a century of talk, decades of trying, and a year of bipartisan debate, our generation was the one that succeeded" in passing healthcare reform, Obama declared in a statement issued by his office. "We finally declared that in America, healthcare is not a privilege for a few, but a right for everybody." "Since the law passed, the pace of healthcare inflation has slowed dramatically," he added. "Prices are


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