McCain plans to purge CIA if elected, officials sayWell, actually, according to the report cited below, a shake-down of these agencies would be completely in order. You know...to turn all the lying scumbag thieves masquerading as public servants upside down and empty their pockets of all the stolen money and treasonous secrets they've apparently been handing off to the highest bidders? Good idea.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) plans to "purge" the CIA if elected Nov. 4, according to a report Sunday, potentially returning the agency to a model used during World War II.
Government officials, speaking anonymously to Newsweek, "said they expect a President McCain would purge not only [CIA Director Michael] Hayden but also his two top deputies."
...Obama's campaign, meanwhile, has said little, but campaign officials didn't downplay suggestions that they'd replace Hayden, who was instrumental in the development of President George W. Bush's National Security Agency's warrantless wiretapping program.
"Inside the various agencies, trepidation is widespread," the magazine said. "The last thing American intelligence needs is another shake-up," one official said, noting that the previous reorganization "is barely two years old. It's still shaking out, and it can be made to work better than it does now--without using a chain saw."
What follows is but one little story from this report, and this is just one report from a long stream of reports, and this is just the free version of the author's work, as one can pay for more detailed information. It makes my blood boil to know that this information must be widely known inside the Beltway. Widely known, for years. To wit:
Congress is deeply compromised, with 1,500+ people on The Hill having been identified in April 2007, as we reported at the time, as beneficiaries of secret offshore bank accounts. Bribery of legislators under Cheney has been extensive.Bribed to shut-up about things like this, Dick and George's private spook computer trade-show:
‘CHENEY & BUSH TOOK THE MONEY FOR THE COMPUTERS USED FOR THE MURDERS’After reading this report, and I encourage you to do so, one can only conclude that George Bush, Dick Cheney, et. al. work for people whose goal is surely to destroy America. They have accomplished a great deal toward their goal over eight years. Yet people DO exist who resist, or who at least burn with resentment and wait, and should anything happen to move the situation back toward justice (which according to Story is currently happening behind the scenes), these people might just come out of the woodwork. Soon.
I found the White House Security camera footage of that event. The GAO has a copy of it. The payment is shown on the video. The man took hundred dollar bill(s) out of his pocket and handed that to Bush. Bush hesitated and then handed the money to Cheney. The footage of that computer being carried out of the room by a guard follows about 20 minutes later. The room had about 20 computers from the CIA in it, to start with. [They were all neatly laid out, as at a sales demonstration, for buyers to examine, test, select, and pay for: only cash was accepted: Ed.].
The security camera tape shows Bush Jr. and Mr Cheney repeatedly coming into the room with a prospective buyer and taking cash in varying amounts. That continued until all the computers were gone. Some prospective buyers remained in the room for over an hour exploring the contents of the stolen CIA computers, before deciding on a purchase. I checked with the CIA and found that no CIA vetting of those buyers had occurred. Most did not have security clearances. Some of them had prior felony convictions and had been allowed into the White House ‘on orders from above’. The sale was ‘by invitation only’, with Bush and Cheney controlling the invitation list.
The earlier tape shows Cheney directing Halliburton employees in where to set the computers up. Much care and time was taken to plug them in and connect them to monitors, mice, keyboards, and to arrange the room nicely with a mouse pad under each mouse. The GAO has a copy of that tape too. The manual on how to torture people (in the manner described) and the file of CIA Personnel was sent overseas and domestically through the mail whenever a buyer purchased a snuff film from that man. His poorly kept records showed that he had mailed out at least 2,000 such CDs with the Manual on 'how to please the Lords of Darkness', and file on them.
'You cannot believe how many people have told me to call them on 20 January [the date of the next president's inauguration],' he says, with relish. '[They say:] "You wanna know about abuses and violations? Call me then." So that is what I'll do, so long as nothing awful happens before the inauguration.' - Seymour Hersh