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(Christian Science Monitor)   Pentagon considering legal action over secrets in "No Easy Day," according to Pentagon spokesman Barbara Streisand   (csmonitor.com) divider line 22
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2012-09-05 03:12:51 PM  
6 votes:
I'll wait for the BDSM fanfic version.
2012-09-05 03:15:49 PM  
4 votes:

WTF Indeed: I'll wait for the BDSM fanfic version.


No Easy Shades?
2012-09-05 03:30:59 PM  
3 votes:
"That reminds me of when I was a Navy Seal..."

24.media.tumblr.com
2012-09-05 05:20:50 PM  
2 votes:

sex0r: Haha. Obama all butthurt.


This is why I had your posts showing up in Derptard Red.

Now, we'll both be happier with you on my ignore list.

Well...I'LL be happier.

And that's what's important here.
2012-09-05 05:05:31 PM  
2 votes:

Karma313th: Violating the NDA can subject you to severe problems on the criminal and civil front, to be sure. However, once you're "out" out, the UCMJ ain't one of them.


I'm calling BS. They repealed DADT.
2012-09-05 03:43:10 PM  
2 votes:

The Southern Logic Company: WTF Indeed: I'll wait for the BDSM fanfic version.

No Easy Shades?


I was going to go with '50 Shades of Green' because of the night vision goggles.
2012-09-05 03:33:10 PM  
2 votes:

Weaver95: As I recall, the Pentagon takes this sort of thing very seriously. you sign a stack of paperwork when you get your clearance...and one of the things you sign lays it out in great detail: if you write a book or an article for newspapers and the like...you clear it first. if you don't clear it with the Powers That Be, then you risk jail time.


Two weeks ago, I was trying to figure out why journalists would treat No Easy Day as accurate since they hadn't read it yet, it was all so secretive -- where were their double sources?

But now it seems the DoD has confirmed via Streisand that the book can be taken seriously.

... Until you realize the book itself is a false flag intended to divert attention away from our capture of Bin Laden and keeping him AND his corpse alive until we negotiate with the greys over the release of the black oil virus.
2012-09-05 05:44:44 PM  
1 votes:

Carth: Science_Guy_3.14159: The only way I can see him getting out of this is if he gets HUGE public support, the DoD doesn't want to look like the bad guy to a bunch of people. I don't see that happening though.

Yup and he politicized his book just enough that charging him will rally republicans around him claiming persecution.


[Publisher's assistant] "But if we release the book before the Pentagon gives us clearance won't that put the author in legal jeopardy?"

[Publisher] "Who cares? Having the Pentagon make a big deal about the book will make it fly off the shelves, and the political shiatstorm should be enough to cover the author's butt. Even if he does hang for divulging state secrets he's a greedy sell-out so, I say again, who cares?"

[Publisher's assistant] "I love you."

[Publisher] "I know."
2012-09-05 05:19:51 PM  
1 votes:

Weaver95: As I recall, the Pentagon takes this sort of thing very seriously. you sign a stack of paperwork when you get your clearance...and one of the things you sign lays it out in great detail: if you write a book or an article for newspapers and the like...you clear it first. if you don't clear it with the Powers That Be, then you risk jail time.


This is a patriot of America talking truth to the Communist in Chief! What do these people at the Pentagon know about being American?
2012-09-05 04:47:06 PM  
1 votes:
Oh FFS! nevermind.
2012-09-05 04:05:50 PM  
1 votes:

vernonFL: [991.com image 450x475]

Barbra Streisand was pretty hot back in the day.


Nice legs. The rest? Meh.
2012-09-05 03:52:00 PM  
1 votes:

The Decider: What are they going to do? The book has shipped already. If they were serious about this a week ago, they would have stopped the book from shipping. This is just the Pentagon trying to wipe the egg of it's face.


A week ago? Before the story broke, before the Pentagon even knew it was happening, dozens of people had already had their hands on the manuscript. It has passed through civilian computers, been read by editors and publishers, and passed through many hands. If they stopped it then, it's just up on the internet by the next week. There was no way to keep a lid on it by the time they knew. Now, they can only go after the original leak and punish him.

The info is already considered leaked and public. Damage done. Trying to stop that info from spreading is completely futile.
2012-09-05 03:51:31 PM  
1 votes:
Well the cat's out of the bag now, so they might as well let it slide. On the other hand, I wouldn't exactly be surprised to read that a domestic branch of bin Laden sympathizers took out some members of this guy's family in retribution. I may not have been a Navy SEAL, but I can figure out that if you were involved in killing a target like that you should have the brains to keep your mouth shut about it to prevent annoyed survivors from hunting you down later.
2012-09-05 03:33:16 PM  
1 votes:

Pathman: am i a moran? i don't get the babs reference.


If so, I must be a moran too, because I don't get it either.
2012-09-05 03:28:15 PM  
1 votes:
Barbara Streisand giving extra publicity to information she'd prefer not to be common knowledge?

If only there was a word for that phenomenon.
2012-09-05 03:24:30 PM  
1 votes:
am i a moran? i don't get the babs reference.
2012-09-05 03:22:47 PM  
1 votes:
No, but see, because The Obama isn't legally the President, being foreign muslin, and What Not, all that lawful order business goes out the window and it's Easy Day's patriotic duty, his Constitutional mandate, and What Not, to defend Homeland against this domestic enemy. Whatever else is going on with the DoD is immaterial because the #1 priority is to defend Homeland and anyone who opposes this book, or supports the position of the Pretender to the Presidency, is likewise an enemy of Truth and the Troops, to be neither respected nor obeyed.

Such is this brave man's task.
2012-09-05 03:22:11 PM  
1 votes:

Carth: Science_Guy_3.14159: The only way I can see him getting out of this is if he gets HUGE public support, the DoD doesn't want to look like the bad guy to a bunch of people. I don't see that happening though.

Yup and he politicized his book just enough that charging him will rally republicans around him claiming persecution.


some say he was recruited to write the book.
2012-09-05 03:20:24 PM  
1 votes:
I'd be more inclined to believe the author's story / pentagon's supposed outrage if the book had pictures. I don't think the PR piece of pseudo-fiction that is sitting on bookshelves right now *actually* threatens our national security in any way... The timing of the book release seems more like a "hey remember how we got this bad guy? Here's a reminder".

/still voting for Obama
2012-09-05 03:18:06 PM  
1 votes:
And those millions he will earn, he earned it all on his own. He built the military, the guns he used, the helicopters he flew in on, and all the satellites and rockets put into space to take pictures. Oh, he built those cameras too. When you get rich in the US, it's always a solo venture!
2012-09-05 03:17:39 PM  
1 votes:

Weaver95: As I recall, the Pentagon takes this sort of thing very seriously. you sign a stack of paperwork when you get your clearance...and one of the things you sign lays it out in great detail: if you write a book or an article for newspapers and the like...you clear it first. if you don't clear it with the Powers That Be, then you risk jail time.


Nobody reads those, just sign on the dotted line or click "I accept"
2012-09-05 03:16:20 PM  
1 votes:
Of course he'd be a hero to everyone if it was released to Wikileaks.
 
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