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CIA whistleblower Kiriakou
gets posh send-off to prison

Washington Post, by David Montgomery

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/22/2013 8:07:51 AM

John Kiriakou stood in the ninth-floor banquet hall of the Hay-Adams hotel Thursday night and took in the spectacular view of the White House and the Washington Monument. He recalled briefing two presidents during his career with the CIA. “It’s ironic,” he said, spreading his arms as if to embrace the tableau. “This really is the reason I came to Washington 30 years ago in the first place.” But next Thursday he will check into the Federal Correctional Institution in Loretto, Pa., to begin a 30-month sentence for divulging information that prosecutors said could harm his country.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/22/2013 8:14:30 AM     (No. 9190319)

How many of those in the WH are harming this country, and nary a squeak!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 2/22/2013 8:17:00 AM     (No. 9190325)

I knew I smelled a rat. FTA "The $20,000 farewell bash — open bar for two hours — was underwritten by Oakland, Calif.-based activist and heiress Naomi Pitcairn and co-hosted by Code Pink, the theatrical peace group."

How many of the attendees pictured are current CIA employees, who are supposed to protect our country? Our entire government is populated by Commies.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Haskell, 2/22/2013 8:42:37 AM     (No. 9190374)

So who´s going to blow the whistle on Obama´s drone policy, or the great Benghazi mystery?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Namma, 2/22/2013 9:02:01 AM     (No. 9190412)

his mistake was not selling our secrets to the chinese for 15 million dollars..and be the president of the USA

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 2/22/2013 9:13:52 AM     (No. 9190446)

Code Pink-O is a theatrical peace group.

?????



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Reply 6 - Posted by: billp, 2/22/2013 10:05:05 AM     (No. 9190579)

That´s the real problem with all this. We can mercilessly blow our enemy away from the air with missles, bombs or 20mm cannon-fire but, heaven forbid we twist their arms for any purpose. I guess I have a little trouble understanding the moral distinction these people seem to be trying to make. In the end, what´s worse... being dead or having some disability as a result of torture at the hands of the same people who could have just as easily killed you? I wonder if John McCain would have rather been dead since the time his fighter crashed in Vietnam.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 2/22/2013 12:18:21 PM     (No. 9190927)

Narcissism again.

Maybe it is catching. There seems to be a lot of it going around. The odor of sanctity is overpowering at times. One begins to fear that such people will burst open from their self-righteousness.

They really do admire themselves.



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