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Obama protects national
security whistle-blowers

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/11/2012 1:35:35 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is providing protection for whistle-blowers in the national security arena so that they can report waste, fraud and abuse without fear of retaliation. The president has signed a policy directive providing the protection because legislation in Congress has not done so. A rewrite of the whistle-blower protection law is in the Senate. House Republicans removed the proposed protection for those involved in national security. Under the president's new policy, whistle-blowers who handle classified information — meaning almost everyone in the intelligence community —

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I wonder if a tinge of irony flashed through Barry's brain as he signed this directive ?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: killerbee, 10/11/2012 1:37:31 PM     (No. 8926007)

How stupid. They are already supposed to be protected. The man has been attacking whistleblowers left and right. They're afraid to come forward via the proper channels so they go straight to the media.

We're living in Bizarro World.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 10/11/2012 1:41:47 PM     (No. 8926026)

Maybe he plans on putting Holder's transgressions and wants protection /s off

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Reply 3 - Posted by: log cabin preacher, 10/11/2012 1:42:57 PM     (No. 8926030)

My favorite part - "The president has signed a policy directive providing the protection because legislation in Congress has not done so. A rewrite of the whistle-blower protection law is in the Senate. House Republicans removed the proposed protection for those involved in national security"

So, going around Congress again, huh? Those pesky Republicans are getting in the way, so just screw the Constitution. He can just edict whatever he wants. After all, he's the Messiah...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: right-turn, 10/11/2012 1:51:32 PM     (No. 8926062)

I doubt any of this is true. This is the President who crucify's whistle blowers who inform on anyone in his kingdom.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: snowcloud, 10/11/2012 1:52:50 PM     (No. 8926066)

Attack watch dot com is still up, last I checked.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Dante, 10/11/2012 1:59:45 PM     (No. 8926077)

More accurate headline "Obama Makes Cheap Grab For Positive Press"

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/11/2012 2:23:32 PM     (No. 8926129)

I want to see the fine print.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nimby, 10/11/2012 2:28:32 PM     (No. 8926141)

Someone needs to tell him that this is not going to save Eric Holder from Issa

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tipover, 10/11/2012 3:12:01 PM     (No. 8926271)

So, another Executive Order.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 10/11/2012 3:57:42 PM     (No. 8926411)

So lets rewrite the headline so it is correct and not a lie.
"Obama protects traitors that release classified national security information".

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Reply 11 - Posted by: vesicant, 10/11/2012 4:44:03 PM     (No. 8926541)

How do I report the scumbama administration?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MickTurn, 10/11/2012 8:07:25 PM     (No. 8926918)

A free pass for Traitors. He's covering for his minions that have released classified info to the NY Slimes.

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