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Defense Department: Signing
secession petitions won’t
affect your security clearance

Daily Caller, by David Martosko

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 11/21/2012 6:00:40 AM

A Department of Defense agency tasked with investigating personnel for security clearances said Friday that government contractors who work on top secret projects won’t find their clearances in jeopardy if they petition the White House to allow their states to secede from the U.S. The Defense Security Service (DSS) wrote in a Nov. 16 bulletin to government contractors that ”erroneous statements have been made to the effect that DSS is directing contractors to treat the signing of such petitions as reportable adverse information.” By “adverse information,” the agency means personal information that could lead

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....yet!

Signing one of those petitions is not a really smart thing to do, it turns out.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 11/21/2012 6:41:02 AM     (No. 9027065)

Wonder if that would help out Retired Col Terry Lakin (guess not).

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/21/2012 6:54:38 AM     (No. 9027085)

The IRS is probably working overtime compiling audits for petition signers.

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