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VOTE ALERT: GOP Supports National Security Leaks


By David Sirota

The Senate just finished up voting on the Democratic amendment to crackdown on high government officials who leak classified information and compromise U.S. national security. Incredibly, the self-described "pro-national security" Republican Party voted down the legislation, apparently ignoring all of their previous claims to despise leaks. The GOP also voted down their own amendment, apparently realizing how ridiculous it really was. To see how your Senator voted, see the final roll call votes on both the Democratic and Republican amendments linked below (the links should be active in the next few minutes).

To understand how outrageous this is, re-read the text of the Democratic amendment. This is not an exaggeration: the GOP is now on record voting in support of preserving the security clearance of a "federal employee who discloses or has disclosed classified information, including the identity of a covert agent of the Central Intelligence Agency." Unbelievable.

Sources:
Text of the Democratic amendment cracking down on those who leak classified info

Senate roll call vote on the Democratic amendment

Text of the bogus GOP amendment

Senate roll call vote on the bogus GOP amendment

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This is an updated email list of the MSM……

Let them know what was lost here. Let them know that this administration deliberately burned a vital and irreplaceable national security asset in order to try and silence those who were exposing their lies about the need to go to war.

The list has been formatted with commas so all you have to do is cut and past into your email program.

I recommend sending them in groups so as not to jam up your server and somewhat hide the fact you are sending a mass email. There are about 15 groups below, so send the same email 15 times. It will take five minutes. (You can send directly to one and put the rest of each group in your ‘BCC’ field to hide all but two recipients)

Keep the email short.

PUT YOUR POINT IN THE SUBJECT LINE. Mine read: Karl Rove has betrayed the United States. REPORT IT!

Feel free to email the list to all your friends, co-workers, and relatives. Feel free to repost list on your favorite blog or posting forum.

You’ll get 10-20 that come back as undeliverable at any given moment.

Have fun, good luck.

john.donvan@abc.com, terry.moran@abc.com, carole.simpson@abc.com, rfournier@ap.org, jloven@ap.org, dkeil@bloomberg.net, hprzybyla@bloomberg.net, hrosenkrantz@bloomberg.net, richard_dunham@businessweek.com, lettersbwol@businessweek.com, cns@catholicnews.com, melissa.charbonneau@cbn.com, rbc@cbsnews.com, mkx@cbsnews.com, pma@cbsnews.com, weekends@cbsnews.com

bpc@cbsnews.com, ftn@cbsnews.com, 48hours@cbsnews.com, reldmannl@csps.com, mclaughlina@csps.com, hampton.pearson@nbc.com, george.condon@copleydc.com, finlay.lewis@copleydc.com, bobdeans@coxnews.com, llipman@coxnews.com, richard.uliano@turner.com, alex.keto@dowjones.com

jim.angle@foxnews.com, major.garrett@foxnews.com, wendell.goler@foxnews.com, molly.henneberg@foxnews.com, brit.hume@foxnews.com, james.rosen@foxnews.com, collins.spencer@foxnews.com, brian.wilson@foxnews.com

lbivins@gns.gannett.com, fbremner@gns.gannett.com, pbrogan@gns.gannett.com, jcarroll@gns.gannett.com, rchebium@gns.gannett.com, jfrandsen@gns.gannett.com, mgroppe@gns.gannett.com, jhanchet@gns.gannett.com, billy.house@arizonarepublic.com, ekelly@gns.gannett.com mmadden@gns.gannett.com, jnorman@dmreg.com, aradelat@gns.gannett.com, sroth@gns.gannett.com, kscott@gns.gannett.com

charliepope@seattlepi.com, stewart@hearstdc.com, helent@hearstdc.com, samber@jta.org, bill@watch.org, rbailey@krwashington.com, fdavies@krwashington.com, dgoldstein@krwashington.com, slgoldstein@krwashington.com, rhutcheson@krwashington.com, lmarkoe@krwashington.com, jpuzzangherra@krwashington.com, mrecio@krwashington.com, mstearns@krwashington.com, twebb@pioneerpress.com, kdiaz@mcclatchydc.com, ggordon@startribune.com, rhotakainen@mcclatchydc.com, lruskin@mcclatchydc.com, jwagner@mcclatchydc.com

kbegos@media-general.com, kepstein@mediageneral.com, jhall@media-general.com, phardin@mediageneral.com, kmitchell@media-general.com, info@thenation.com, campbell.brown@nbc.com, david.gregory@nbc.com, balpert431@aol.com, jim.barnett@newhouse.com, robert.cohen@newhouse.com, terence.kivlan@newhouse.com, blieberman@patriot-news.com, mary.orndorff@newhouse.com, scott.orr@newhouse.com, sean.reilly@newhouse.com, bill.walsh@newhouse.com, deborah.barfield@newsday.com, ken.fireman@newsday.com, letters@newsweek.com

themail@newyorker.com, jane_mayer@newyorker.com, makers@npr.org, pfessler@npr.org, dgonyea@npr.org, jludden@npr.org, steve.holland@reuters.com, editor@reuters.com, randall.mikkelsen@reuters.com, arshad.mohammed@reuters.com, editor@reuters.com, patricia.wilson@reuters.com, jtapper@salon.com, hargrovet@shns.com, sergentj@shns.com, straubb@shns.com, syoung@stephensmedia.com, lrabin@sni-news.com, dougstephan@radioamerica.org, letters@talkradionews.com, letters@talkradionews.com, letters@time.com, letters@time.com, kgambrell@upi.com

nhorrock@upi.com, conniel@usaradio.com, mhall@usatoday.com, lmcquillan@usatoday.com, kwalsh@usnews.com, jridgeway@villagevoice.com, jeanne.cummings@wsj.com, greg.hitt@wsj.com, les@wcbm.com, mcoleman@abqjournal.com, hargrovet@shns.com, newshoundone@hotmail.com, lruskin@mcclatchydc.com, syoung@stephensmedia.com, gedmonson@coxnews.com, meversley@coxnews.com, clindell@coxnews.com, julie.davis@baltsun.com, david.greene@baltsun.com, hargrovet@shns.com, fbremner@gns.gannett.com

a_kornblut@globe.com, ekelly@gns.gannett.com, kfischer@dailymail.com, churt@charlotteobserver.com, mdorning@tribune.com, jgreenburg@tribune.com, bkemper@tribune.com, cptkilian@aol.com, wneikirk@tribune.com, csimpson@tribune.com, mtackett@tribune.com, hwitt@tribune.com, jzeleny@tribune.com, easuter@plaind.com, tdiemer@plaind.com, seaton@plaind.com, jtorry@dispatch.com, bhillman@dallasnews.com, msoraghan@denverpost.com

jnorman@dmreg.com, rbailey@krwashington.com, bailey@freepress.com, dprice@detnews.com, rryan@detnews.com, lzagaroli@detnews.com, rlorente@sun-sentinel.com, mrecio@krwashington.com, rchebium@gns.gannett.com, blieberman@patriot-news.com, ddepledge@gns.gannett.com, bennett.roth@chron.com, julie.mason@chron.com, mgroppe@gns.gannett.com, aradelat@gns.gannett.com, dgoldstein@kcstar.com, dgoldstein@krwashington.com, mstearns@krwashington.com

kscott@gns.gannett.com, tbatt@stephensmedia.com, kevin_freking@adg.ardemgaz.com, edwin.chen@latimes.com, richard.cooper@latimes.com, james.gerstenzang@latimes.com, jack.nelson@latimes.com, maura.reynolds@latimes.com, jcarroll@gns.gannett.com, fdavies@krwashington.com, tjohnson@krwashington.com, kskiba@journalsentinel.com, kdiaz@mcclatchydc.com, ggordon@startribune.com, rhotakainen@mcclatchydc.com, sean.reilly@newhouse.com

robert.cohen@newhouse.com, scott.orr@newhouse.com, balpert431@aol.com, bill.walsh@newhouse.com, kbazimet@edit.nydailynews.com, bblomquist@nypost.com, brinkley@nytimes.com, letters@nytimes.com, adclym@nytimes.com, dasang@nytimes.com, rstevenson@nytimes.com, icemandc@msn.com, kscott@gns.gannett.com, ccasteel@oklahoman.com, matt.kelley@owh.com, llipman@coxnews.com, slgoldstein@krwashington.com

pnicholas@phillynews.com, sbustos@gns.gannett.com, billy.house@arizonarepublic.com, kmacpherson@nationalpress.com, mwoods@nationalpress.com, bjansen@pressherald.com, jim.barnett@newhouse.com, jwagner@mcclatchydc.com, dabrahms@gns.gannett.com, phardin@mediageneral.com, kbranch@post-dispatch.com, pdine@post-dispatch.com, blambrecht@post-dispatch.com, twebb@pioneerpress.com, jbalz@sptimes.com, leed@dgsys.com, george.condon@copleydc.com, finlay.lewis@copleydc.com, zcoile@sfchronicle.com, eepstein@sfchronicle.com, lochheadc@nationalpress.com

milbankd@washpost.com, 5tips@cnn.com, AM@cnn.com, connected@msnbc.com, crossfire@cnn.com, daybreak@cnn.com, DowntoEarth@CNN.com, inthemoney@cnn.com, Kathleen&Renay@cnn.com, Kolbermann@msnbc.com, livefrom@cnn.com, livetoday@cnn.com, loudobbs@cnn.com,
hardball@msnbc.com, next@cnn.com, OntheStory@CNN.com, question@msnbc.com, wolf@cnn.com

http://www.justacitizen.com/

Sibel points to the ICEBERG

I used it last week and I'll use it again. Be sure to attach a pertinent link about Rove to your email, and another link that would connect it to WMD lies that got us into this illegal immoral War:
1)PNAC & "Pearl Harbor event"
2) William Kristol, Irving Kristol- NEOCONISM goals
2)Wolfowitz Doctrine
3)Office of Special Plans
4)Richard Clarke
5)Paul O'Neill
6)Downing Street Memos
7)Cheney, Wolfy, and Rummy and their PNAC & Nixonian connections
8)AEI
9)forged "yellowcake" docs
10)Halliburton & oil & military/industrial complex
11)killing Iraquis to "free" them & still no WMD's found
12) American bases built in "free" Iraq
etc, etc, etc

Republicans beat the Democrats 53-44 on the vote. So much for doing what's in the best interests of the country! Along with emailing the MSM, email all of the congressional nay votes that you can! Show them your disgust! Tell them what you think of their hatred for America. This is another step towards the NWO, WE CANNOT ALLOW THEM TO GET AWAY WITH IT!

C'mon MSM... you want us rag-tag bunch of amateur bloggers to scoop you ALL the time ? NO, of course you don't ... compete with us... Scoop us ...Connect the dots (we already gave you the DOTS)... REPORT THE CONNECTED DOTS DAMN IT !!!

Bottom Line is that Senior White House officials should not be blabbing the personal information of CIA employees to anyone.

Basically, the White House is claiming that they don't understand how the CIA conducts its business and that they don't have enough discretion to handle sensitive information.

Take your pick, illegal behavior or incompetence, I don't either in the White House.

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