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FBI WATCH 114 days left to shut down the FBI

Postby msfreeh » Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:56 pm

FBI agent charged with beating her father

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Postby MsEva » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:16 pm

I feel so bad for the father.

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Postby Meili » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:53 pm

I feel bad for both of them. Interesting comment at the end. The person says he/she knows the woman and that behavior is very unusual. Wonder what is going on?
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Postby AshleyB » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:55 pm

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Postby msfreeh » Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:06 pm

The backstory here and something I could use help with is FBI agents are being arrested for pedophilia
and other sex crimes and are allowed
to make obscure legal pleas that exempt them having to register as a sex offender. The judges are allowing this to happen.
Another part of this story is FBI agents are first allowed to retire and collect their pension before they are arrested.
Even more egregious is the slap on the wrist the FBI agent receives from the courts .
Here are three stories to sink your brain pan into. see link for full story
As always these posts are to remind you that as voters and taxpayers you own the criminal justice system but have no say in how it is run.
Did I mention you are also the primary consumer of this system?

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February 22, 2007
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SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. A F.B.I. analyst has been sentenced to seven years in prison for having sex with a young girl in Spotsylvania County.
Forty-four-year-old Anthony John Lesko entered an Alford plea yesterday in Spotsylvania County Circuit Court to nine counts of felony indecent liberties upon a child. An Alford plea means Lesko doesn't admit guilt but believes there is enough evidence for a conviction.
Authorities say Lesko engaged in a sex act with her nine times, beginning when she was nine years old.
According to the plea, Lesko said he was a victim in the case. He said the girl initiated the contact.

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Charge against FBI agent to be dropped

Friday, 25 Jan 2013

EDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police say they caught an FBI agent without his pants on after he made obscene gestures at a truck driver on the I-90. But a charge of public lewdness will likely be dismissed against 48-year-old John Yervelli, Jr.

On Tuesday, a judge agreed to an ACD, or adjournment in contemplation of dismissal. If Yervelli stays out of trouble for six months, the charge will be dismissed.( FBI agent John Yervelli Jr continues to work at the FBI and will not be fired.
Senators Grassely and Leahy who have oversight of the FBI have refused to investigate this problem. Call them.)

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Postby msfreeh » Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:00 pm

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CAIR-MN Welcomes FBI Probe of Alleged Abuses by Agents

Agents reportedly used intimidation tactics on Somali Muslim

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today welcomed an FBI investigation into alleged intimidation tactics used on a Somali Muslim by two agents.

Last week, CAIR-MN sent a letter to Special Agent in Charge J. Chris Warrener about allegations of improper behavior by the two agents and asked that an investigation be launched into the matter.

The complainant told CAIR-MN that two FBI agents approached him at his home and sought to pressure him to work for the agency reportedly as an informant. The man said he asserted his right to an attorney three times, but the agents continued to intimidate and coerce him.

According to the complainant, the agents threatened to withhold the man's asylum application, defame him in the Muslim community so others would fear speaking to him and influence his current employment by visiting his job site if he did not agree to work with their office.

Two days after the FBI visit, the man was followed by an SUV in which the driver took photographs of him while he was working for a transportation company. A few weeks after his interaction with the FBI, the alleged victim was fired from his job.

Last week, a local FBI official contacted CAIR-MN to acknowledge receipt of the letter and to state that the agency is looking into the matter.

The FBI is "prohibited from using threats or coercion" to blackmail individuals. Minnesota law also prohibits such conduct.

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Postby msfreeh » Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:15 pm

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FBI Official Gets Six Years

Thursday, March 13, 2008

In a courtroom crowded with his friends from law enforcement, a former FBI official was sentenced yesterday to six years in prison for torturing his girlfriend at knifepoint and gunpoint during a six-hour ordeal in her Crystal City high-rise apartment.

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Postby msfreeh » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:01 am

FBI Agent Accused Of Masturbating In Public
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FBI Agent Accused Of Masturbating In Public

Posted by, Marissa Pasquet KOLD News 13 News Editor

FBI Special Agent Ryan Seese, 34, is facing sex offense charges after a cleaning woman said she found him masturbating in a women's lavatory on campus, according to a University of Arizona police spokesman.

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Postby msfreeh » Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:23 pm

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Minister: Iceland refused to help FBI on WikiLeaks
Friday, February 1, 2013 12:30 pm
Iceland's interior minister said Friday that he ordered the country's police not to cooperate with FBI agents sent to investigate WikiLeaks two years ago, offering a rare glimpse into the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation of the secret-busting site.
Ogmundur Jonasson told The Associated Press that he was upset when he found out that FBI agents had flown to the country to interview an unidentified WikiLeaks associate in August 2011.
"I, for one, was not aware that they were coming to Iceland," he said in a brief telephone interview. "When I learned about it, I demanded that Icelandic police cease all cooperation and made it clear that people interviewed or interrogated in Iceland should be interrogated by Icelandic police."
Jonasson said that Icelandic diplomats protested the FBI's trip to their U.S. counterparts.

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Postby msfreeh » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:01 pm

The backstory here is FBI agent Wesley Swearingen was told by his informant
that President Kennedy would be murdered a year before it happened.
FBI agent reported this information to his superiors at
the FBI.
He was immediately transferred to a two man FBI office in rural Kentucky.
The other two agents were transferred out.

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New Book Reveals FBI, CIA and Mafia Involvement in Kennedy Assassination

To Kill a President: finally, an ex-FBI agent rips aside the veil of secrecy that killed JFK. The book by M. Wesley Swearingen uncovers new information about the murder of President John F. Kennedy and identifies groups who conspired to kill him, offering evidence and arguments documenting a conspiracy.

According to Swearingen, Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone in assassinating Kennedy as was claimed by the FBI and the Warren Commission. Instead, he argues that rogue CIA agents acting in concert with the mafia, certain Cuban exiles and FBI informants killed Kennedy. Swearingen contends that the conspiracy was covered up by the FBI, an effort that continues to this day through the bureau's unwillingness to disclose key details about the events surrounding Kennedy's death. Since Swearingen's new book was released a second FBI agent has come forward now claiming Oswald did not kill Kennedy.

A 25-year veteran of FBI field work, Swearingen was told in 1962 by a Cuban exile that the CIA and the mafia were planning to kill JFK, but the FBI did nothing to stop them. He argues that the statements and actions of FBI and CIA personnel prove a cover-up, one that he knows included CIA-trained Cuban exiles and American mobsters.

"Names are named, associations are made, reasonable conjectures are served and Swearingen comes across as the real deal," explains a Kirkus Discoveries review. "He virtually dares readers to prove him wrong."

About the Author

M. Wesley Swearingen [send him mail] is a former FBI agent and the author of FBI Secrets: An Agent's Exposé. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, Swearingen later graduated from Ohio State University and joined the FBI while it was directed by J. Edgar Hoover. Following his retirement from the FBI in 1977, Swearingen was involved in several successful lawsuits against the FBI related to wrongful imprisonment and civil rights violations. A California licensed private investigator, Swearingen has appeared in several documentary films about the FBI. He earned the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) President's Award in 1997.

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Postby msfreeh » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:24 pm

radio,television and the print media do to our
minds what industry has done to the land.
We now think like New York City looks.

2 reads , one about the FBI creating the Lockerbie bombing
the other about FBI spin.
Let god sort out the truth, eh?

1st read
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Lockerbie: Ex-FBI man upbeat about police inquiry

Published on Saturday 2 February 2013 00:00

THe FBI agent who was in charge of the Lockerbie case has said he is hopeful Scottish police will benefit from links forged between Libyan officers and the United States.

Reacting to the news that Dumfries and Galloway officers are to enter Libya to investigate the 1988 bombing that killed 259 on Pam Am flight 103 and 11 on the ground, Richard Marquise suggested they would get help from Libyan police trained at the FBI National Academy.

“I do know that five or six years ago, the FBI opened up its National Academy to Libyan police,” he said. “So there were some police officers who had been to the United States and if you could get hold of

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Postby msfreeh » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:05 pm

Monday August 8, 2005 Longtime FBI agent sentenced to prison on child porn count

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) A longtime FBI agent who helped arrest mountain-man Claude Dallas and was involved in a deadly 1984 siege involving white supremacists in Washington state is going to prison for 12 months after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography.

William Buie, 64, of Boise, most recently worked as an investigator for the Idaho attorney general's office.

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Postby msfreeh » Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:27 pm

Former top FBI agent charged with child porn distribution
By Bill Mears, CNN
May 15, 2012
http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/15/justice/e ... index.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

(CNN) -- A former supervisory FBI agent has been arrested and jailed on child pornography charges.

Donald Sachtleben was taken into custody and charged Monday after a nationwide undercover investigation of illegal child porn images traded over the Internet.

A federal complaint alleges 30 graphic images and video were found on Sachtleben's laptop computer late last week when FBI agents searched his home, about 23 miles north of Indianapolis.

Sachtleben is currently an Oklahoma State University visiting professor, according to his online resume. He is director of training at the school's Center for Improvised Explosives, but all references to his work have now been removed from the university's website. There was no indication from the school as to whether it had suspended him. Calls to the university and his Indianapolis attorneys were not immediately returned.

He had been an FBI special agent from 1983 to 2008, serving as a bomb technician. He worked on the Oklahoma City bombing and Unabomber investigations, according to his university biography.

A separate LinkedIn profile filled out by Sachtleben says he is an "accomplished investigator with more than 25 years of experience in FBI major case management, counter terrorism investigations, bombing prevention, post blast investigations and public speaking."

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Postby msfreeh » Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:52 pm

Arguably the most important department at the FBI , Public Relations, the FBI
could not stay in business unless they controlled what the media says about them.
Day in and day out, 24/7 this department never sleeps gathering and analyzing stories
while maintaining the FBI brand name in the taxpayer's consciousness.

Understanding the FBI crime family and it's relationship to other crime families
is important in understanding the death squad organizational model of the FBI.

Since it creation in 1920 the FBI has relied on 3rd party vendors to carry out it's
assassinations relying on the Mafia in particular.
There is a significant body of data showing how the Mafia and FBI worked together to assassinate President Kennedy and Martin Luther King.
google mafia fbi jfk
google mlk mafia fbi

Hollywood has always been a tool of the FBI. Period!

This soon to be made film is a classic example.

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Johnny Depp to Star as Whitey Bulger in Black Mass

February 3, 2013

Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob is being made into a feature film with Johnny Depp attached to star as Whitey Bulger, the South Boston gangster who sat on the FBI's Most Wanted list for more than a decade. Depp's played a gangster before in 2009's Public Enemies, bringing the notorious John Dillinger to life opposite Christian Bale as FBI Agent Melvin Purvis.

Cross Creek Pictures and Exclusive Media are teaming up to finance and produce the dramatic story, with Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Man of the Year) on board to direct. Mark Mallouk did a "completely new screenplay adaptation of the book" after Bulger was finally captured in 2011. Filming's expected to begin as soon as this May.

The official synopsis: "Black Mass tells the true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. However, after the Feds closed in on their targets, they double crossed Bulger and ultimately prosecuted him, along with his partner in crime and the original FBI agent working with him."

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Postby msfreeh » Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:54 pm


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Racial Mapping
Shhhh – What The FBI Doesn’t Want You to Know About its Racial Profiling Program
By Nusrat Choudhury, Staff Attorney, ACLU National Security Project at 12:40pm

The FBI is using a racial and ethnic mapping program to collect intelligence on American communities – and it doesn’t want you to know which ones it’s spying on, or how it’s using census data to do so. The ACLU and the ACLU of Michigan filed a brief in federal court on Friday to challenge the FBI’s secrecy over its profiling practices.

FBI documents we already secured show that the Bureau is profiling some communities for intelligence collection based on false stereotypes that ascribe certain types of crimes to entire minority communities. Targeted groups include Muslims and Arab-Americans in Michigan, African-Americans in Georgia, Chinese and Russian-Americans in California, and broad swaths of Latino-American communities in multiple states.

We obtained these FBI documents through the ACLU's “Mapping the FBI” campaign. As part of the campaign, 34 ACLU affiliates filed public records requests in 2010 to uncover how the FBI is collecting and “mapping” information about racial and ethnic groups around the country. Here’s just one troubling example: a 2009 Detroit FBI field office memorandum shows that the Bureau sought to collect information about Middle Eastern and Muslim communities in Michigan – without any evidence of actual wrongdoing and based on a generalized and entirely unsubstantiated threat assertion.

The public needs – and deserves – to know more about the FBI’s racial and mapping program. For that reason, the ACLU and the ACLU of Michigan brought a federal lawsuit in July 2011 to enforce our request for records about how the program is being used in Michigan. But the Bureau refused to disclose hundreds of documents – and most problematically, it fought to keep secret its use of information from public sources.

On Friday, we filed a brief in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge the FBI’s sweeping secrecy claims. Our brief makes a simple but important argument: the Freedom of Information Act doesn’t permit the FBI to hide its use of information about Michigan communities that is already publicly available, like U.S. Census and other demographic data.

This just makes sense. Congress passed the Freedom of Information Act to help uncover information about government programs – not to let the government claim secrecy over census statistics that are already public.

Our brief also raises another critical issue: whether the FBI (or any other government agency) can secure an entirely secret, one-sided judicial process to resolve a challenge to its potential use of the FOIA’s exclusion provision, 5 U.S.C. § 552(c). That provision allows a government agency to avoid confirming or denying the very existence of records in its possession in certain circumstances. The possibility of abuse is obvious, and that makes it all the more important that there be a meaningful process for FOIA requesters to challenge – and the public to know – whether a government agency is properly relying on the provision.

The details of this issue may sound technical, but in essence, it’s simple. The FBI proposed a one-sided, secret judicial process to decide whether its reliance on the provision was proper. We proposed to the court a fair and transparent alternative to secret process. We argue that the FBI’s proposal goes against a fundamental tenet of our judicial system: public access to courts and judicial opinions. It also undermines a critical purpose of the FOIA: to promote government transparency and accountability.

We hope the Sixth Circuit will adopt our process to resolve our claim and those of future FOIA requesters who fight back against government secrecy. And, ultimately, we hope to get the information we all need to know about the true impact of FBI racial and ethnic mapping on our civil rights and civil liberties.

Learn more about racial mapping and other civil liberty issues

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Postby msfreeh » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:22 pm

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Lawsuit in deadly Arivaca home invasion dismissed

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the FBI by a former Arivaca woman who lost her youngest daughter and husband during a May 2009 home invasion.

Last May, Gina Gonzalez sued the federal government saying an FBI agent was aware members of a militia group were planning to raid her home, but the agent failed to notify the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.

Had the sheriff’s department known about the plot, a deputy could have arrested two of the three future perpetrators when he encountered them just a few days before they carried out their plan, the lawsuit alleged.

On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Jennifer Zipps agreed with defense attorneys, who said the agency was exempt from litigation because the agent used his discretion under FBI policy.

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Postby msfreeh » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:49 pm

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Is U.S. Navy coming clean on TWA 800?
Exclusive: Jack Cashill reveals Academy graduate's account pointing to missile strike
Published: 01/23/2013 at 7:18 PM

A WND article I wrote recently comparing the Benghazi cover-up to that of TWA Flight 800 16 years prior attracted the attention of a still simmering Naval Academy graduate – “Graduate” – who would like see the TWA 800 mystery re-opened and resolved.

In our 2003 book, “First Strike,” James Sanders and I had argued for the possibility of terrorist involvement in the destruction of TWA Flight 800 with 230 people on board on the night of July 17, 1996.

When Graduate approached me, he first asked if I was still arguing for a terrorist-related incident. I replied, “I am totally confident of a missile strike, but I am fully agnostic as to who fired it. Am open to best evidence. After we presented initial theory, I have seen almost nothing to confirm.”

In Sanders’ defense, he had always believed that the U.S. Navy had accidentally shot down the 747. He made this case in his 1997 book, “The Downing of TWA Flight 800.” His research got his wife, Elizabeth, and him arrested and convicted on federal conspiracy charges.

In working with Sanders, I convinced him that unless we were 100 percent confident of Navy responsibility, we should not assign blame and instead keep the door open to other possibilities, including Islamic terrorism.

Graduate has no interest in being as politic as I have been. He is sure the Navy was responsible. I present his case as he presented it to me.

As he tells it, Graduate has a very sensitive White House source who described for him the dynamics of the White House Situation Room in the moments prior to the loss of TWA Flight 800.

Apparently, a number of senior military and civilian government personnel had gathered to watch in real time, on a battlefield monitor, a Navy demonstration then taking place in the Atlantic south of Long Island.

On display, according to Graduate’s source, was a secret anti-aircraft missile developed for the Seawolf class of attack submarines. The Navy planned to use the missile to defend the subs when sailing ahead of the fleet without air cover, especially in shallow water when vulnerable to shore-based defenses.

A second Navy source described for Graduate the missile and swivel-tube concept, taken from a British design and upgraded for use in Seawolf class submarines.

The multi-tube launcher swivels to point the missile in the desired direction before launch. Once out of the tube, the missile is no longer under control of the submarine’s weapons software.

As I understand it, this lack of control, especially in a highly trafficked area like the south shore of Long Island, necessitated a second sub with missile capacity to be used as a backstop.

An errant missile and its would-be interceptor may well account for what two Air National Guard Blackhawk helicopter pilots saw that evening. Capt. Fred Meyer and his two-man crew had been practicing instrument approaches at the nearby Gabreski Field.

At about 8:30 that evening, with his copilot flying an approach, Meyer pressed his face up against the windscreen to scan for a Cessna said to be in the area. It was then that he saw a red-orange streak of light in the sky flash very rapidly from west to east for about three to five seconds.

Get Jack Cashill’s groundbreaking exposé, “First Strike: TWA Flight 800 and the Attack on America”

From 10 miles away, as Meyer saw the streak, it “was moving in a gradually descending arc” that resembled “the path of a shooting star.” There was a break, where it seemed to stop, and then for an instant Meyer saw nothing.

“And then suddenly,” says Meyer, “I saw an explosion, high velocity explosion, military ordnance, looked like flak in the sky.” No more than two seconds later, farther to the left but down, he saw a flash once again, a “high velocity explosion, brilliant white light.”

His copilot, Capt. Chris Baur, saw “an object that came from the left. And it appeared to be like – like a white-hot, like a pyrotechnic.” The “incendiary device” Baur saw was moving in the opposite direction from the one Meyer saw when “it made the object on the right explode.”

“Is that pyro?” asked Baur, himself an experienced former Army helicopter pilot.

“No pyro I’ve ever seen,” answered Meyer, who had won a Distinguished Flying Cross for his many rescue missions over North Vietnam.

The pilots and their flight engineer, Dennis Richardson, all saw what came next: “a huge, slowly forming, low-velocity explosion fireball” that descended almost gracefully to the sea.

That “fireball” was the explosion of the center fuel tank that authorities would later say was the initiating event in the plane’s destruction. Meyer dismissed the official theory out of hand.

“What I saw explode in the sky was definitely military ordnance,” he said. “I have enough experience with it to know what it looks like. I saw one, two, three, four explosions before I saw the fireball. So the fuel in this aircraft eventually exploded. But the explosion of the fuel was the last event, not the initiating event. The initiating event was a high-velocity explosion, not fuel. It was ordnance.”
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FBI Raids Wrong Hanover Home For Child Porn
Feb 08, 2013

HANOVER, VA –The FBI raided a Hanover County home in search of child porn, only to discover they'd raided the wrong house.

Federal investigators targeted the Mechanicsville home after discovering child porn was being downloaded to computers using the homeowner's internet service, according to federal court documents.

But after raiding the home in November and subsequently launching a full investigation, court documents show agents discovered the computers with the downloaded child porn didn't belong to the couple, but a neighbor.

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FBI agent convicted of daughters' abuse
July 11, 1993|By Traci A. Johnson | Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer

An FBI agent who lives in Carroll County has been convicted of sexually abusing his daughters over a 14-year period.

The agent, as part of an agreement with prosecutors, pleaded guilty Friday before Circuit Judge Francis M. Arnold to two counts of second-degree sexual offense and two counts of child abuse.

The agent's name is being withheld to protect the privacy of the victims.

In exchange for the agent's plea, the state dropped 18 other counts against him, ordered a presentence investigation and agreed to let him remain free on $125,000 bond pending sentencing Sept. 10.

The agent was suspended from the FBI's Baltimore field office when he was arrested in December.

The original indictment also charged the man with fondling his oldest daughter's friend several years ago when the girl had slept over at the agent's home.

An investigation began after one of the man's daughters told a county child-abuse investigator of at least five incidents of molestation from 1980 to 1987, court documents said.

The victims said their father performed sexual acts ranging from fondling to intercourse beginning when each was preschool age. The abuse lasted until the girls were in their early teens, said Assistant State's Attorney Kathi Hill in a statement of facts presented in court.

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Postby msfreeh » Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:32 pm

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Sentencing date set for in stolen FBI guns case
Updated 7:45 am, Saturday, February 9, 2013

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A man convicted on a charge of theft of government property related to several guns and other equipment stolen from an FBI agent's car will be sentenced March 19.

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Postby msfreeh » Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:23 am

see link for full story and the FBI Octopus

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SIGAR Promotes Itself at Afghanistan’s Expense

Inspector General protects officials who waste Afghan aid

Sunday 10 February 2013, by Matthew J. Nasuti

SIGAR’s first priority is to promote SIGAR and the Obama Administration. SIGAR stands for the “Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.” Since last year, the Inspector General has been John F. Sopko. Mr. Sopko was a partner with Akin Gump, an influential American lawfirm. He came to his current post as a Washington, D.C. political insider and one who will never “rock the boat,” to use an American expression. Since his appointment, Mr. Sopko has excelled at making speeches that promote SIGAR and the Obama Administration. He cites to statistics of progress in the $80+ billion reconstruction effort. Upon closer examination, his statistics are just window dressing. There have been a small number of minor officials prosecuted for corruption and a number of small companies that have been debarred from further Afghan aid contracts. That is basically it. SIGAR’s goal is to promote the appearance of accountability and reform, while protecting Obama Administration officials from any actual responsibility for their colossal and historic failures in Afghan reconstruction.

In auditing the auditors, the Kabul Press examined just one recent SIGAR audit, which was of the $70 million per year Afghan National Army vehicle maintenance contract administered by the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC). SIGAR found that for the period January - December 2012, ACC was required to prepare 453 site inspection reports and that it only prepared 170 of those. The remaining audits were conducted by E-mail or after telephone calls to the contractor, or simply were not prepared at all. Officially, ACC claims that it conducted all 453 inspections. It achieves this by inventing deceptive terms. If an ACC contracting officer telephones the contractor, that is considered a “desk audit.” If no audit at all is performed, that is still considered an audit, it is called an “alibi audit” because the contracting officer creates an excuse (or alibi) for the lack of audit. In ACC-speak, doing nothing is still an audit!

SIGAR, to its discredit, found all of this to be understandable. It accepted all the ACC excuses of “logistics constraints” and “security concerns” (even when raised regarding non-inspections of relatively safe areas such as the city of Mazar-e Sharif). The superficial SIGAR audits never ask the hard questions, such as, “Why are contracts being awarded where the agency lacks the resources to oversee the work?” “If there is no oversight, how does ACC know that the taxpayer funds are not simply being stolen?” “How are these poorly managed contracts impacting the war effort?” “What specific U.S. military officials in Afghanistan are not providing support to ACC and what is their explanation?” “Who are the ACC procurement officials, contracting officers and technical representatives involved who are not properly overseeing these expenditures of taxpayer dollars?” SIGAR auditors should be confronting problems and challenging head on, those culpable military officials. They should be kicking butts and publicizing names. There should be demanding prompt accountability from those who are mismanaging U.S. reconstruction aid.
At the core of the problem is that SIGAR was created to mollify critics in Congress. The idea was to pretend that oversight was being conducted. SIGAR was never intended to be effective. SIGAR’s Internet site claims that its “Headquarters” is in Arlington, Virginia, but that it maintains an “office” somewhere in Afghanistan (the address of which is apparently classified). The first question is, “Why does it need a Headquarters?” The second question is, “Why are 90% of its staff not in Afghanistan?” Last week, in his stock speech, Mr. Sopko boasted that he travels four times a year to Afghanistan. He apparently considers this to be an impressive statistic, however it begs the question as to why he does not work out of Afghanistan and travel four times a year to Washington, D.C.?

SIGAR has a senior staff that is accustomed to a pleasant lifestyle. Its Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (Douglas Dorin) came to SIGAR from defense contractor SAIC where he was a vice-president. Mr. Dorin’s biography highlights the cancer within SIGAR. Dorin was an FBI agent in the 1970’s and then he left to work for SAIC. Dorin eventually was named to oversee SAIC’s contracts with the FBI and the Justice Department. This revolving door practice was one of the ethical abuses that candidate Barack Obama in 2008 promised to end. Instead the corruption continues.

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Postby msfreeh » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:56 am

I know, I know. You are going to say my taxes pay for the
FBI Crime Family why can't I just shut them down?

Rainer Maria Rilke
“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.”

see link for chump change the chump taxpayers has to pay,eh?

http://www.khou.com/home/ITeamFBI-190761291.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I-Team questions lead to FBI internal investigation

by Jeremy Rogalski / I-Team


Posted on February 12, 2013 at 8:08 AM

HOUSTON --The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating one of its own after the I-Team observed the questionable activities of one of its agents.

Supervisory Special Agent Brian Ritchie has a long career of fighting gang and violent crime. But his involvement in a legal side business has now made Ritchie the subject of an administrative FBI investigation.

It involves installing portable ATM machines at street fairs and other events. The I-Team caught up with Ritchie on a late weekday morning while he was setting up an ATM at the City Hall Farmers Market. He was more than a little gun shy.

I-Team: "We were wondering if we can ask you a couple of questions about what you're doing out here.”

Agent Ritchie: “No.”

I-Team: “Can't ask any questions?”

Agent Ritchie: “Nope."

I-Team: “It seems like you always come out here and do this during business hours?

Agent Ritchie: “No?”

I-Team: “No?”

Agent Ritchie: “No sir."

Actually, we observed him four separate times setting up ATMs, mid-morning on a weekday, a time when many professionals are well into their work day.

"What we have is an appearance of impropriety right now,” said Larry Karson, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Houston Downtown. “It's a public service and that entails a requirement of public trust.”

Ritchie is also not just any FBI agent, but a supervisory special agent with lots of responsibility. He has appeared on TV talking tough on crime as a gang task force spokesman.

It makes Professor Karson wonder why Ritchie kept showing up where we found him, when we found him.

"There's always a higher standard in law enforcement," Karson said.

The agent's explanation?

“I take annual leave,” Ritchie said.

Agent Ritchie denied what we saw him doing was ever on the FBI clock, and claims he was on accrued personal time, known as annual leave.

But when we asked:

I-Team: “So all the times we have you on video in the last six weeks doing your ATM business, that would be annual leave?”

Agent Ritchie: “Um, well, I'd, you know, I'd like to think so. Yes sir."

But what is the subject of that federal administrative investigation? The FBI said it’s looking into the possible misuse of a government vehicle. Ritchie used a mini-van to deliver those ATMs that was not registered in his name. The plates come back to a Tulsa, Oklahoma leasing company. Many federal agencies now lease their vehicles rather than owning them.

“If there is a willful misuse of a government vehicle, that's a violation of FBI regulations," Professor Karson said.

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Postby Meili » Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:15 am

Sounds like you're trying your best!
"I do respect 'authority' - when it respects me. Otherwise it is not 'authority'; it is tyranny."

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Postby msfreeh » Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:17 pm

Called to Serve wrote:Sounds like you're trying your best!

I think the FBI crime family organizational model of a death squad is the perfect teacher for American taxpayers and voters
in this stage of their psychological development. The FBI teaches the exact lesson plans Americans need to learn.
No more no less When American voters and taxpayers are ready to take responsibility for their criminal
justice system they will. As Charles Darwin said" if you don't adapt you become extinct"

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Political Prisoners: Lost in Black History

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 11:08

Campaigns, protests and rallies have brought to light that there are, in fact, Political Prisoners (PP’s) and Prisoners of War (POW’s) held in theUnited States.

Years of solitary confinement, decades of parole denials, and all-around inhumane treatment are designed to mask domestic torture by politicians, law enforcement and corrections officials, say advocates.

They also believe these actions are based on politics, not lack of prison time, threats to society or getting into trouble in prison.

Not only have PP’s/POW’s done their time, but their behavior has been exemplary.

Most political prisoners in theUnited Statesstem from the repressive and oppressive policies of the 60’s and 70’s government targeting, surveillance, infiltration, harassment, and destruction of Black Liberation and progressive organizations.

Thanks to the FBI’s counter intelligence program (COINTELPRO) every organization in theUSthat tried to bring about social change was infiltrated. Several members of the Black Panther Party (BPP), MOVE,RepublicofNew Afrika, and the Black Liberation Army were targeted by COINTELPRO for “neutralization.” Prosecutors offices were complicit in the destruction meted out by the FBI. Prosecutors routinely withheld exculpatory evidence as was the case with Geronimo JiJaga Pratt and Mumia Abu Jamal.

The case with Black Panther leader, Pratt, is a textbook example of targeting according to advocates. Pratt served 27 years for a murder he did not commit. His sentence was eventually vacated in 1997 after a relentless campaign by the late attorney Johnnie Cochran.

A former FBI agent said federal wiretaps placed Pratt hundreds of miles away from where the murders occurred.

“They [the courts] try to say they are charged with crimes and refuse to accept the definition,” said Chairman and founder of the BPP, Bobby Seale.

“It was a piece of American history that the FBI and police used fascist tactics to get rid of the BPP.

Seale is currently raising development funds for his upcoming movie “Bobby Seale: The Eighth Defendant,” and plans to donate part of the proceeds to build up a framework to free the 12 remaining BPP political prisoners.

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Postby msfreeh » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:15 pm

I was involved organizing a conference from 1988-2002
that looked at crimes committed by FBI agents.

Some of the speakers we brought to our conference presented evidence
of FBI agents targeting people of color, especially politicians,
without cause. The reason being the FBI feels blacks are incapable of
governing. One of the names of these FBI programs is fruhmenschen.
http://el-cimarron.blogspot.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

"Of course the routine denials ring hollow when you recall the FBI’s long
and sordid history of repression against radical dissent and grassroots
reform movements. For some 15 years (1956-1971) the FBI devoted
considerable energy and manpower to “expose, disrupt, misdirect,
neutralize, and otherwise discredit” the various expression of the Black
freedom movement (our term for the so-called civil rights movement, back
in the day). Bureau tactics evovled from the wholesale roundup and
deportation of dissidents in the Palmer Raids; into COINTELPRO’s covert
attacks against so-called “Black Nationalist hate groups,” into the
systematic harrassment and shaming of Black politicians including Mervyn
Dynmally, Richard Arrignton, William H. Gray 3d, and others inspired by
the racist philosophical concept called Fruhmenschen (“primitive man”) —
which assumes that Blacks, as a group are inherently unsuited for
leadership. And, indeed, the Bureau, which Turner has called “an evil
institution,” is even known to target its own agents for racial
harrassment. "
http://www.nytimes.com/1988/07/05/us/fb ... black.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Also see link for full story
http://www.projectcensored.org/top-stor ... ed-by-law/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Black Elected Officials Targeted by Law
Apr 30, 2010

"Statistical evidence indicates that black elected officials have tended
to be investigated by law enforcement agencies at higher rates than white
elected officials. According to the Washington-based Joint Center of
Political and Economic Studies, in the past 25 years, 70 members of
Congress have faced criminal charges. Fifteen percent of those
investigated have been minorities—four times their percentage in the
legislative body.

The Washington Post reported that black elected officials were the target
of investigations for corruption in 14 percent of the 465 political
corruption cases launched between 1983 and 1988—a period in which blacks
were just 3 percent of all office holders. Gentleman’s Quarterly (GQ)
magazine noted that about half of the Congressional Black Caucus members
were the subject of investigations or indictments between 1981 and 1993.
States GQ, “For the numbers to be equal for white representatives, 204 of
the 409 whites … would have been subjected to the same scrutiny during
that time … Yet, according to justice Department figures, only 15
actually were.”

In an interview with author Joe Davidson, Robert Moussallem, an FBI
informant charged with getting incriminating information on black
officials in Atlanta, sets forth his experience with the policy of
harassing of black officials. He states, “Shortly after I began working
with the FBI in 1979, I was made aware of an unofficial policy of the FBI
which was generally referred to by Special Agent John McAvoy as
Fruhmenschen [German for early or primitive man]. The purpose of the
policy was the routine investigation without probable cause of prominent
elected and appointed black officials in major metropolitan areas
throughout the United States. I learned from my conversations with
special agents of the FBI that the basis for this policy was the
assumption y the FBI that black officials were intellectually and
socially incapable of governing major government organizations and
institutions.” (Moussallem’s assignment, according to a 1989 affidavit,
was to entice Birmingham Mayor Richard Arrington and other black
officials to take bribes on a phony land deal.)"

Also see link for full story
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Hoover's Racist Legacy

"On January 27, 1988, Rep. Mervyn Dymally, then the chairman of the
Congressional Black Caucus, put into the Congressional Record a sworn
affidavit from former FBI special agent Hirsch Friedman, exposing an FBI
program called ``Operation Fruehmenschen'' (German for ``primitive'' or
``early man.'') Friedman's affidavit, originally filed in Federal court
in Atlanta, and provided to the relevant committees of the House of
Representatives, declared:

``The purpose of this policy was the routine investigation without
probable cause of prominent elected and appointed black officials in
major metropolitan areas throughout the United States. I learned from
my conversations with special agents of the FBI that the basis for
this policy was the assumption by the FBI that black officials were
intellectually and socially incapable of governing major governmental
organizations and institutions.'' "

I would urge State Representative Tyrone Brooks to speak
with former FBI agent Dr. Tyrone Powers. Dr Powers quit working at the
FBI after 9 years because of the rampant racism as detailed in his book

We also brought attorney Faye Williams to speak about how the FBI
fruhmenschen program targeted her campaign for Congress. see

Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.
http://www.efayewilliams.com/efayewilliamsbio.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Williams is National Chair of the National Congress of Black Women and
former ... She is a former Professor of International Law at Southern
University Law ...

We also brought Vermont filmaker Roz Payne who recently issued a 4 DVD
collection of her films,photos and interviews with Black Panthers.
Included in the collection is an interview with retired FBI agent
Wesley Swearingen who was a member of the FBI Racial Squad when he was
a FBI agent. He explains his job at the FBI Racial Squad was to
neutralize black politicians and activists by any means necessary.
see http://www.newsreel.us/DVD/information.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

FBI agents created the fruhmenschen program in the 1950's to target
black elected officials in sting operations without cause because the FBI agents felt blacks were incapable of governing. Congressman Dymally entered material about this program into the Congressional record.
Hoover's Racist Legacy
http://american_almanac.tripod.com/hoover.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
On January 27, 1988, Rep. Mervyn Dymally, then the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, put into the Congressional Record a sworn affidavit from former FBI special agent Hirsch Friedman, exposing an FBI program called ``Operation Fruehmenschen'' (German for ``primitive'' or ``early man.'') Friedman's affidavit, originally filed in Federal court in Atlanta, and provided to the relevant committees of the House of Representatives, declared:

``The purpose of this policy was the routine investigation without probable cause of prominent elected and appointed black officials in major metropolitan areas throughout the United States. I learned from my conversations with special agents of the FBI that the basis for this policy was the assumption by the FBI that black officials were intellectually and socially incapable of governing major governmental organizations and institutions.''

During Ad Hoc Democratic Platform Hearings June 22, that were facilitated by Lyndon LaRouche's Presidential campaign committee, former Tennessee judge and legislator Ira Murphy testified about Operation Fruehmenschen, which he has studied extensively. Judge Murphy stated that he and others believe that the operation began ``under the late Richard Nixon, and J. Edgar Hoover, and it has continued since that time.'' Judge Murphy said that some of the investigations of Fruehmenschen show that over 300 black and minority officials have been investigated by the FBI and the Justice Department.

Hoover's obsession with blacks was well-known. In 1956, in the wake of the Supreme Court's school desegregation decisions, Hoover fought with Attorney General Brownell over Brownell's proposals for new civil rights laws and enforcement provisions. Hoover declared that ``the specter of racial intermarriage'' was behind the tensions over ``mixed schooling,'' and he attacked the NAACP and other civil rights organizations, while defending and praising the White Citizens Councils in the South. It was also in 1956 that Hoover launched the FBI's COINTELPRO (Counter-Intelligence Program) which targetted civil rights groups and leaders, among others.

During the Kennedy Administration, and especially when Robert Kennedy, as Attorney General, took over the Justice Department and became Hoover's nominal boss, tensions over the racism which pervaded Hoover's FBI, came to the fore under pressure from the new Administration. Agents would mock Robert Kennedy: ``Boys, if you don't work with vigah, you'll be replaced by a niggah.'' In the early '60s, one agent reported, ``in about 90% of the situations in which Bureau personnel referred to Negroes, the word `******' was used and always in a very derogatory manner.''[fn1]

Chuck Turner is a recent target of that program.

Prosecutor reveals star witness in Chuck Turner case was paid by FBI

October 18, 2010 02:09 PM
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By Jonathan Saltzman, Globe Staff

The Boston businessman who allegedly handed Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner $1,000 in exchange for help in getting a liquor license was paid nearly $30,000 by the government to participate in the FBI sting that also resulted in the arrest of state Senator Dianne Wilkerson, a federal prosecutor told a jury today.

Assistant US Attorney James P. Dowden said in his opening statement in US District Court in Boston that Ronald Wilburn, the government's cooperating witness in the corruption trial of Turner, received "just under about $30,000" for assisting authorities in both cases. It was the first time authorities acknowledged that Wilburn had been paid.

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Postby msfreeh » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:41 am

FBI agents have teamed up with American Corporations in a program called Infra Gard
to make sure only people with the correct military-industrial complex views find employment
Back in the 1950's it was called "black listing".

To see full story of your tax dollar in action
click on links

couple of reads

1st read
http://www.law.com/jsp/lawtechnologynew ... 0116032704" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Legal Tech Reactions to Obama Security Order

Law Technology News

February 13, 2013

Obama Announces Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Obama's cybersecurity executive order, released Tuesday night, had legal technology experts split in their opinions Wednesday.

The order (full text) calls for specific actions: civil liberty and privacy protection; collaborative development of tiered security standards based on the context of an organization's data; creation of federal cybersecurity technical guidelines; identification of critical infrastructure; periodic policy review; and periodic unclassified security reports.

Law firm computer security, and by association the security in electronic discovery products, is increasingly considered important because the firms and technology company networks hold valuable client data. "We have hundreds of law firms that we see increasingly being targeted by hackers," Federal Bureau of Investigation cybersecurity expert Mary Galligan said at LegalTech New York this month.

FBI officials have long acknowledged that they regularly share cybersecurity information with private companies, often through a project called InfraGard, which has 56 chapters nationwide. The group's membership is not disclosed, although Hogan Lovells partner Jeffrey Lolley co-chairs InfraGard's cybersecurity committee. Hogan partner Harriet Pearson blogged about the executive order. "President Obama noted that this executive order is meant to fill a gap while Congress continues to pursue legislation," she observed.

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Firm Profiles
More Profiles ::

Hogan Lovells

- Financial Information
- Compensation
- Billing Rates
- Lateral Partner Moves
- Pro bono
- Key Contacts

Hogan Lovells

Designation: Verein
Head Count: 2,253
Gross Revenues: $1,665,000,000
Revenue Per Lawyer: $740,000
Profits Per Partner: $1,165,000
Year Over Year Change: 1

For industry watchers, the 2010 merger catapulting Hogan Lovells into the uppermost echelon of legal powerhouses couldn’t have come as too much of a surprise. The two firms in that alliance had long understood the benefits of a good pairing.

After teaming up nearly a century ago, Frank Hogan (famous for his trial work in the Teapot Dome scandal and other politically charged cases) and Nelson Hartson (former solicitor of internal revenue) quickly hit on a successful division of labor: Hogan developed the litigation practice; Hartson the business practice. Eventually, Hogan & Hartson would rank as Washington, D.C.’s largest firm, coming in at number one on the 2010 Legal Times 150 list. Another successful match—a 2002 merger with Squadron Ellenoff Plesent & Sheinfeld—would give it a sizable presence in the key markets of New York and Los Angeles, as well.

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The FBI Deputizes Business

By Matthew Rothschild, March 2008 Issue

Today, more than 23,000 representatives of private industry are working quietly with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security. The members of this rapidly growing group, called InfraGard, receive secret warnings of terrorist threats before the public does—and, at least on one occasion, before elected officials. In return, they provide information to the government, which alarms the ACLU. But there may be more to it than that. One business executive, who showed me his InfraGard card, told me they have permission to “shoot to kill” in the event of martial law.

InfraGard is “a child of the FBI,” says Michael Hershman, the chairman of the advisory board of the InfraGard National Members Alliance and CEO of the Fairfax Group, an international consulting firm.

InfraGard started in Cleveland back in 1996, when the private sector there cooperated with the FBI to investigate cyber threats.

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Postby msfreeh » Sun Feb 17, 2013 3:59 pm

see link for full story

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Apr. 14, 2006

FBI agent files lawsuit after pickup caught fire in January 2005

An FBI agent who pleaded guilty to drunken driving has sued the maker of his pickup because it caught fire after he passed out behind the wheel.

Robert Clymer had a blood-alcohol content of 0.306 percent, nearly four times the current legal limit, and was unconscious when Las Vegas firefighters pulled him from his burning truck .

The 2004 Chevrolet Silverado had jumped a curb outside a gated community in northwest Las Vegas and began to smoke and caught fire after the engine had been running for a long time, according to a Las Vegas police report.

Police found an empty 25-ounce bottle of Captain Morgan rum on the passenger seat and a SIG Sauer 9 mm pistol in the truck's cab.

The gun found in the truck was missing its magazine, but police soon connected it to an incident earlier that night.

Security guards at the Suncoast had called police about 3:20 a.m. to report a man in the parking lot with a gun. The man drove off before police could arrive, but the man left behind the 15-round magazine from his gun, police said.

Officers matched the magazine to the gun found in Clymer's truck.

Las Vegas police also had an encounter with Clymer earlier in the night when an officer pulled him over for a traffic violation, police said.

the officer released him with a warning, police said.

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Postby msfreeh » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:28 pm

The FBI Manufactured Plot to Kill Farrakhan & Split Black America #BettyAndCoretta
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Feb 18, 2013
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In 1995, it was publicly revealed that the U.S. Government and a Jewish militant, Michael Fitzpatrick, working on behalf of the FBI, were linked to a plot to kill the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. Days later on Jan. 17, 1995, the Minister made his first public comments on the case which involved the entrapment of Malcolm X's youngest daughter, Qubilah Shabazz.

"The government of the United States does not deny the fact that through her agent provateurs, she caused the spilling of blood in the Black community, and even the murder of some leaders of Black organizations."

FBI COINTELPRO & The Murder of Malcolm X

United States COINTELPRO Reading Room

The Murder of Malcolm X
(FCN Video)

The Shabazz Sanction: The FBI-Manufactured plot to kill Farrakhan

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Postby msfreeh » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:51 pm

Witness sees FBI Director J Edgar Hoover , her husband and Roy Cohn(aide to Senator Joe McCarthy)
have sex with young boys.

Read the story first then click other link to watch the video

1st read
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http://bitterqueen.typepad.com/friends_ ... stion.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The allegations were fleshed out -- so to speak -- in Official and Confidential: the Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover by Anthony Summer. A review of the book ("Partners For Life") by Sidney Urquhart for Time magazine summarizes one alleged incident as follows:

Perhaps Summers' most bizarre revelation is an account provided by Susan Rosenstiel, the wife of a liquor distiller and gambling crony. Rosenstiel recalls attending what she thought would be an elegant private party at New York City's Plaza Hotel in the company of lawyer Roy Cohn, Hoover and others. Instead, Cohn introduced Rosenstiel to a woman named "Mary," dressed in a fluffy black dress, lace stockings and high heels. It was obvious Mary was no woman. "You could see where he shaved. It was Hoover," said Rosenstiel. Joined by Cohn, Hoover stripped down to a tiny garter belt and proceeded to have sex with two young boys. Cohn later joked about the evening. "That was really something, wasn't it, with Mary Hoover?"

The "two young boys" with whom Hoover allegedly had sex perhaps were provided by Ed "the Skull" Murphy who was a long-time Genovese associate involved in the crime family's gay bar and boy prostitution rackets in New York City. In Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked The Gay Revolution, David Carter writes:

2nd video

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Postby msfreeh » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:31 pm

The FBI was created by Wall Street in 1920......

Protectors of Privilege
http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520080355" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Justice Department's New Get-Tough Policy Is, Well, Not

POSTED: February 20, 2013

I don't want to sound like a broken record, but . . . the latest ploy by the government to insist it is "getting tough" on Wall Street is beyond laughable.

The tough new-and-improved regime, as described by the curiously credulous Dealbook, is a policy of extracting criminal guilty pleas from foreign subsidiaries, as opposed to the "usual fines and reforms." This was the path chosen in the recent UBS deal (in which a Japanese subsidiary was charged while the parent company was given a complete walk, a non-prosecution settlement) and in the more recent deal with the Royal Bank of Scotland. Both of those banks were implicated in the LIBOR rate-fixing case, which is only maybe the most egregious and far-reaching financial scandal of our generation. Writes Dealbook:

Criticized for letting Wall Street off the hook after the financial crisis, the Justice Department is building a new model for prosecuting big banks.

In a recent round of actions that shook the financial industry, the government pushed for guilty pleas, rather than just the usual fines and reforms. Prosecutors now aim to apply the approach broadly to financial fraud cases, according to officials involved in the investigations.

Lawyers for several big banks, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said they were already adjusting their defenses and urging banks to fire employees suspected of wrongdoing in the hope of appeasing authorities.

The story was accompanied by a preposterous photo of Lanny Breuer angrily wagging a finger, suggesting a new, "get-tough" criminal division of the Department of Justice.

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Postby msfreeh » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:54 pm

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Radically Wrong: A Counterproductive Approach to Counterterrorism

By Dena Sher, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 4:50pm
None. Zero. That’s the number of fatalities or injuries from terrorist acts by American Muslims over the last two years, according to a recent report from the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security. Here are some other numbers from the report worth noting: In the United States in 2012, there were nine “terrorist plots” by American Muslims—only one of which led to violence. Of those nine plots, only 14 suspects were indicted. Separately, six suspects were indicted for support of terrorism.
Terrorism is not a “Muslim” phenomenon. Indeed, last year, the author of the report called terrorism by American Muslims “a minuscule threat to public safety.” Yet far too many policymakers assume the opposite is true, and too many policies are predicated on the false and bigoted assumption that Muslims are more likely to engage in terrorism than other Americans. The numbers above show how false the premise is. So why are we willing to undermine civil liberties, target an entire religious community, and devote countless resources to this “minuscule threat?”
The answer: a widely debunked “theory” on describing the “process” that drives people to become terrorists. This “theory” is based on the mistaken notion that adopting “radical” ideas (which, under the theory, includes religious beliefs) is a dangerous first step toward committing terrorist acts. Countering terrorism, the thinking goes, begins with countering “radicalization.”
Although it’s been refuted, the “theory” continues to drive policy. Recent Congressional Research Service reports cite it, and the White House issued a plan to counter violent extremism based on it. While the White House deserves some credit for using more careful language and for emphasizing the need for community engagement, it still perpetuates the notion that “how individuals are radicalized to violence” is something we can and should study and understand. And the number of agencies, task forces, working groups, and committees across government that are engaged in the White House’s plan is, well, staggeringly high.
Not surprisingly, when flawed theory drives policy, implementation of the policy is flawed too. If counterterrorism officials believe that adopting radical beliefs is a necessary first stage to terrorism, they will obviously target religious communities and political activists with their enforcement measures.
Take for example, the practice of “preventive policing” by which law enforcement doesn’t focus on crime, but rather tracks legal activities. It has a real and negative impact on individuals: the FBI conducts “assessments” or uses informants, conducts interviews, and surveils people based on their ideas or religious beliefs, or whether they are a certain religion, race, or ethnicity rather than information suggesting they might be involved in criminal activity. Preventive policing also affects entire communities. Through “domain management,” the FBI monitors and tracks entire religious, ethnic, and racial communities based on false stereotypes that ascribe certain types of crimes to entire minority communities. Targeted groups include Muslim- and Arab-Americans in Michigan, and also African-Americans in Georgia, Chinese- and Russian-Americans in California, and broad swaths of Latino-American communities in multiple states.
The FBI has increasingly relied on another tactic based on this flawed theory: the agent provocateur. Remarkably, most of the nine terrorist plots carried out by American Muslims uncovered in 2012 involved informants and undercover agents. According to a recent investigation, undercover agents and informants have targeted “Muslims who espouse radical beliefs, are vocal about their disapproval of American foreign policy, or have expressed sympathy for international terrorist groups”—otherwise known as First Amendment-protected activity. The investigation shows that these targets are fairly unsophisticated and “clearly pose little real threat” on their own. With all essential materials (like money and weapons) coming from government agents and informants, these plots are more manufactured by the government than interdicted.
It’s also clear that preventive policing won’t be tied to an empirical analysis of where significant violence occurs. According to West Point's Combating Terrorism Center, violent acts by far-right extremists significantly outnumber those by American Muslims, but have been virtually ignored by policy makers (though the report has its own problems). While there have been multiple congressional hearings on so-called radicalization of Muslims, there have been none on political violence emanating from the Far Right.
When we implement law enforcement practices that say those who hold “radical” political ideas or religious beliefs, for instance, are dangerous, we could all be in danger. What’s a “radical” idea or belief? It’s one that “reject the status quo.” It’s not hard to imagine that almost all of us hold some “radical” beliefs, which is why it’s not surprising that so many groups come under government suspicion. Anti-government militiamen, misfit anarchists, PETA, Greenpeace, and the Catholic Worker have already been targeted. Who’s to say the group you belong to won’t be next.

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