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Does John Brennan Know Too
Much for Obama to Fire Him?

Atlantic, by Conor Friedersdorf

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/4/2014 5:14:03 AM

When John Brennan assured the country that the CIA hadn´t improperly monitored the Senate team that compiled a report on Bush-era torture, he fed us false information. That much is clear from Thursday´s news that "the C.I.A. secretly monitored a congressional committee charged with supervising its activities." Either the CIA director was lying or he was unaware of grave missteps at the agency he leads. There are already calls for his resignation or firing from Senator Mark Udall, Trevor Timm, Dan Froomkin, and Andrew Sullivan, plus a New York Times editorial airing his ouster as a possibility. President Obama could surprise

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/4/2014 5:22:06 AM     (No. 9952401)

Probably.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 8/4/2014 7:22:14 AM     (No. 9952470)

According to a post yesterday, Obama and Brennan go way back. Brennan knows ALL about Obama. His tell-all book would be a real eye-opener for those millions of kook-aid drinkers who voted for and still support the Manchurian President.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 8/4/2014 7:31:55 AM     (No. 9952485)

People like John Brennan often develop bad brakes on their cars.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snapper451, 8/4/2014 7:46:06 AM     (No. 9952511)

Brennan, at minimum, has the true story on how they blackmailed Petraeus. I am sure there are others, including Chief Justice Roberts that were blackmailed by materials obtained by the CIA.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 8/4/2014 8:18:28 AM     (No. 9952547)

I don´t think Obama cares about the drone strike issue. He´s more concerned that the CIA knows about his ´private, personal life´ that would shock the most ardent Obama lovers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: geoguy, 8/4/2014 8:45:23 AM     (No. 9952583)

This is no different then the situation with J. Edger Hoover. He had dossiers on EVERYONE. J. Edger loved his job and didn´t want to leave it for any reason.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Starlady, 8/4/2014 9:06:02 AM     (No. 9952612)

John Brennan is a Muslim most likely, at the very least he is a Muslim sympathizer. He and Obama are two peas in a pod.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Arby, 8/4/2014 10:03:48 AM     (No. 9952671)

The conclusion is always the same: Obama is either incompetent or he is mendacious. He´s not engaged enough to realize that Brennan must go or he´s afraid of what Brennan might reveal.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 8/4/2014 10:24:01 AM     (No. 9952693)

Agree #4. I sometimes think you can add Boehner to the list.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/4/2014 10:27:09 AM     (No. 9952696)

Everyone in this Administration is dirty and that includes the appointed heads of all government bureaus. I´m very surprised that Snowden is the only person who has opened up about this Marxist/Muslim/Socialist government.

Of course when he opened his mouth about the abuses of NSA, he had to sneak out of the country to avoid suicide by shooting himself in the head about 6 times.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: ocho reales, 8/4/2014 10:41:37 AM     (No. 9952713)

"George W. Bush left us a CIA staffed partly with people willing to torture, and Obama will likely leave us with a CIA that includes torturers, people willing to kill American citizens in secret without due process..."

Waterboarding is not torture. Americans do not know how to torture. If you want to know about torture ask a Russian.

End of discussion!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 8/4/2014 11:24:13 AM     (No. 9952766)

Brenna, all the czars, most of the Cabinet, they are all True Believers. They will not write "tell alls", they will not turn.

True Believers never turn. ...they might turn on each other if one has proved not reliable enough (see Stalin, for example, and the purge of the Old Bolsheviks).

Think of the NAZIs and the "night of the long knives" when only the fiercest of the evil ones survived, to then wreak their monstrous crimes against the Jews and Europe as a whole.

Pray for Israel. Pray for the leaders in our country who are bold enough and wise enough to come forward and speak out. We´d better let petty disputations fade into the background... and know the difference between the urgent and the banal.

The barriers are down. Very little protects us from the barbarity devastating the Middle East, and erupting like infected pustules all over the "civilized" world.

This is not a religion, per se, it is fanaticism... in the most evil of ways, a blood-lust among nihilistic, conscienceless murderous brutes.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 8/4/2014 1:39:17 PM     (No. 9952919)

Yep, #7. Brennan IS a Muzzie Convert.

And Hagel is in the situation you describe. I don´t know for a fact that he is a convert, but he is beyond a doubt at least a sympathizer / Dhimmi.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: BetseyRoss, 8/4/2014 1:58:09 PM     (No. 9952941)

John Brennen is a Muslim. He converted back in the early 2000´s. Why would Obama fire him? They are simpatico. There is no reason for either one to tell the truth. There is no reason to fire him in Obama´s eyes. He probably knows everything. This article is a plant. Nothing will come of it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Janylou, 8/4/2014 2:23:17 PM     (No. 9952971)

The question is, with Obama´s sinking poll numbers, if the dems insist on Brennan being fired, can he resist the onslaught?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: OhMy, 8/4/2014 2:34:15 PM     (No. 9952986)

Could he not be fired for public consumption with a back room deal to look after him very well! He could keep on with this job or another similar and pull the strings on some puppet in the chair!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/4/2014 3:07:42 PM     (No. 9953034)

Why does Vince Foster come to the front of my mind when I read this story?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/4/2014 3:12:03 PM     (No. 9953042)


Misdirection. Atlantic, by Conor Friedersdorf, look over here at the drone strikes.

Better still, look at Brennan´s religion (muslim?), document he was sworn in on (not the Bible), statements about Islam (see embedded videos below), and the 2008 hacking of the US passport office.

John Brennan is untouchable, not because he knows too much, but because he is AN INTEGRAL MEMBER OF OBAMA´S MUSLIM TEAM.

Please look at these two sources (especially video #5 in the first source):

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/11/rumor-check-ex-fbi-agent-claims-obamas-cia-nominee-is-really-a-secret-muslim-recruited-by-saudis/

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/53284

The Senate voted 63:34 to confirm Brennan

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Reply 19 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/4/2014 3:44:24 PM     (No. 9953083)

There is no way a fellow Muslim member of the Brotherhood is getting dismissed for his key position of assisting the destruction of the USA.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: caddyjak, 8/4/2014 3:54:17 PM     (No. 9953097)

Just why haven´t our stupid bxll less Rinos talked about Brennan´s islamist connections??

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Reply 21 - Posted by: jglas, 8/4/2014 4:54:19 PM     (No. 9953170)

If this is true then it´s probably the reason he is Director of the CIA and is likely under the tight control of Obama:

http://tinyurl.com/ouunk74

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Reply 22 - Posted by: mc squared, 8/4/2014 6:17:05 PM     (No. 9953253)

Brennan never struck me as someone who knows much about anything.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: LWGII, 8/4/2014 6:24:38 PM     (No. 9953260)

I read about this clown, and I think what would have happened if Nixon had used this strategy. He could have said, "I said the least dishonest thing I could." "I´m really sorry, it won´t happen again." And then he could have served out the balance of his term.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: ocjim, 8/4/2014 11:07:17 PM     (No. 9953506)

Like with any mob operation, when you´re running the clever games this regime is running on this nation, trustworthiness and loyalty are the essential attributes you need in all your key players. Competence is a distant second, often irrelevant. obama trusts Brennan and Brennan is loyal and certainly does know a lot of the opaque goings on in this most opaque of regimes. So he´s set, a made man, just like Hagel and Holder and the rest of the mob.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/5/2014 6:30:31 PM     (No. 9954429)

#12 Perhaps if we tortured them, they would squeal on Zippy.

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