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US State Department made plans to attack France
for daring to reject Monsanto's toxic GMO corn 
seeds. 

The world as it really is. 

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Posted: Jan 7, 2011 12:04pm
Sep 8, 2009

Protect President Obama

"The right-wing hate speech polluting the debate over health care is generating more and more threats against President Obama, some truly frightening.

CNN anchor Rick Sanchez reports that when President Obama visited Phoenix, Ariz. on August 17, local minister Steven Anderson of the Faithful World Baptist Church, who strongly expresses hatred for Obama in many of his sermons, told his congregation that he wished him dead. In a disturbing twist, it was discovered that Chris Broughton, the man who brought an AR 15 assault rifle to the Phoenix rally where Obama spoke, had attended Anderson's sermon. In a later interview, Broughton said he concurred with his pastor's wish to see Obama "die and go to hell." As many as twelve men were seen walking around the Phoenix Convention Center with guns on that day.

President Obama faces 30 death threats a day, a 400 percent increase from former President Bush, according to Ronald Kessler, a veteran investigative journalist and conservative who recently authored a book about the Secret Service.

Kessler notes that funding cutbacks have already left the first African-American president in U.S. history particularly vulnerable. The book, which alleges that the cash-strapped Secret Service is endangering the president by cutting corners, has sent shockwaves through Washington. "There's no question his life is in danger." "Tomorrow, Obama could be assassinated ... simply because the Secret Service was not doing what it used to do, " said Kessler.

"We have half the number of agents we need, but requests for more agents have fallen on deaf ears at headquarters," a Secret Service agent told Kessler.

"There's a tremendous feeling within the Secret Service that they are risking an assassination," Kessler told Canadian TV.

As CNN's Rick Sanchez said on the air, "This looks serious. This almost looks like this is coming to the point where we are even beyond maybe where this nation was on November 22 of 1963, when JFK was assassinated, when there was also an environment of hate in this country."

As racist attacks increase and protestors continue to bring guns to presidential events, it is strikingly clear that President Obama is vulnerable to harm. Are the Secret Service and FBI doing enough to protect him? Will they confront and investigate those who threaten our president so that they can be prosecuted and jailed?

We cannot allow funding problems to weaken the organizations charged with protecting the life of our nation's president. In 2003, the Secret Service and FBI became part of the Department of Homeland Security and now must compete with 20 other agencies for oversight from their chief, Janet Napolitano. She must use her authority to ensure that the Secret Service and FBI put more agents on the ground to protect President Obama and confront and investigate those who threaten him. It is time for Americans of every stripe to insist that the Secret Service and FBI operate at the highest levels of effectiveness.

Sign your name to this petition so that Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security hears the message loud and clear. And please pass this message on to your friends and colleagues. It is a difficult time in America, and we have to stand up and make sure our president is safe."


Source; Credo Email Newsletter 

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The Dept Of Homeland Security is the department that has been tasked with protecting the President.. The Secret Service used to be in charge of itself, but has now been transferred to the Dept. Of Homeland Security.. I wonder why? Why did they cut Secret Service staffing and metal detectors? Who did this, knowing that threats are up about 400% over what President Bush received? It makes NO SENSE, unless your goal is to get him assassinated.. Well, then it makes sense, but who wants that, I wonder?

Sign petition to keep President Obama safe...http://act.credoaction.com/campaign/protect_obama/?rc=alternet1

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Posted: Sep 8, 2009 9:56am
Nov 24, 2008

Paulsons Cascade Of Lies and Secret Dealings with 700 Billion

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Posted: Nov 24, 2008 7:02am
Oct 11, 2007

Newsweek recently reported that the nation's biggest phone companies, "working closely with the White House, have mounted a secretive lobbying campaign to get Congress to quickly approve a measure wiping out all private lawsuits against them" for helping the Bush administration illegally wiretap innocent Americans.1


Yesterday, President Bush weighed in publicly, promising to veto an upcoming bill dealing with our nation's wiretapping policy if it doesn't give corporations retroactive immunity for their lawbreaking.2

Pending lawsuits could be the only way Americans ever find out how far Bush went in breaking the law—Bush's threat yesterday is an attempted cover-up.3


Some Democrats like Sen. Russ Feingold immediately said no to Bush.4 But House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said retroactive immunity "is not off the table."5


Can you call your Congressman  today? Tell him to oppose retroactive immunity for phone companies' lawbreaking
.


Yesterday, the American Civil Liberties Union summed up the situation well:


Why is the president of the United States trying to get the telecommunications companies off the hook for their illegal activity? He is supposed to be upholding laws, not encouraging companies to break them. Businesses that break the law should be held accountable. We expect these companies to keep our personal information private, and if they break the law, there should be consequences—not a re-write of the rule book.6

After September 11, the Bush Administration began working with phone companies to monitor the private phone calls and emails of millions of ordinary Americans without legally-required warrants. A former AT&T employee says the company even let the government set up shop right in their office—a charge AT&T has refused to confirm or deny.7


Since then, lawsuits have been filed against these companies for breaking the law—and these suits could allow facts to surface that the Bush administration has so far refused to give Congress. Retroactive immunity for phone company lawbreaking could prevent the truth from ever coming out.


That's why we need lots of members of Congress to oppose the idea of letting these phone companies off the hook for past lawbreaking. Can you call or email your Rep?


Thanks for all you do.

–Nita, Adam G., Justin, Natalie and the MoveOn.org Political Action Team
  Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Sources:

1. "Case Dismissed? The secret lobbying campaign your phone company doesn't want you to know about," Newsweek, September 20, 2007
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20884696/site/newsweek/page/0/

2. "Wiretap laws face new static," ZDNet News, October 10, 2007
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9588_22-6212777.html

3. "Congress Stand Firm: America Deserves A Legal Decision on Warrantless Wiretapping," Electronic Frontier Foundation, October 10, 2007
http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/archives/005480.php#005480

4. "Statement of U.S. Senator Russ Feingold In Response to the President's Remarks on FISA," October 10, 2007
http://www.moveon.org/r?r=3046&id=11365-8424909-Fj_QDQ&t=4

5. "Wiretap laws face new static," ZDNet News, October 10, 2007
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9588_22-6212777.html

6. "ACLU Response to President Bush's Request for Telecom Amnesty, Civil Liberties Group Lauds House Committee Vote to Reject Telecom Immunity," ACLU Press Release, October 10, 2007
http://www.aclu.org/safefree/general/32138prs20071010.html

7. "Wiretap laws face new static," ZDNet News, October 10, 2007
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9588_22-6212777.html

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