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I always seem to start out with some
terrible news but it's always out there.

Egypt: '50 dead' in clashes amid rival demonstrations

At least 50 people have been killed and scores hurt in Egypt in clashes between police and supporters of the deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
More than 200 members of the Muslim Brotherhood were arrested in Cairo, where most of the deaths were reported.
Supporters of Mr Morsi marched in several cities, as the military-backed government marked the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.
BBC

Typhoon Fitow hits eastern China after mass evacuation

Powerful Typhoon Fitow has made landfall in eastern China after triggering the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people.
With winds up to 151km/h (93mph), the storm landed in Fujian province early on Monday, bringing heavy rains and causing widespread power cuts.
Some homes are said to have collapsed in neighbouring Zhejiang province and two port workers are missing.
The authorities earlier issued the highest alert - red - for the area.
BBC

Maine lobstermen threatened by climate change and Canada  (Video)

Plenty is not normally a problem for those who harvest the seas; decks and holds full of fish generally gladden the hearts of fishermen everywhere.
But for the lobstermen of the US state of Maine, the abundance of lobsters has turned into a headache.
The catch is up six-fold in just over a decade as climate change warms the waters and encourages huge hauls. Yet the price the lobstermen receive for their crustacean catch has fallen steadily.
BBC

See, not everything about the shutdown is bad. Now if we could shut down the TPP talks.

US government shutdown halts EU free trade talks

Negotiations on a sweeping free trade pact between the US and the EU have been postponed because of a partial government shutdown in America.
US officials had been due in Brussels next week to discuss the deal aimed at boosting bilateral ties.
US President Barack Obama earlier cancelled his trip to Asia because of the shutdown.
The US government closed non-essential operations on Tuesday after Congress failed to agree a new budget.
Since then hundreds of thousands of government employees have not been working or paid.
BBC

Rio de Janeiro favelas occupied after major operationBBC

Hundreds of Brazilian security officers, backed by armoured vehicles and helicopters, have occupied 12 shanty towns in Rio de Janeiro.
The major operation is part of an ongoing drive by authorities to push drug gangs away from poor areas.
Two new police pacification units (UPP) will be set up in Lins de Vasconcellos, home to about 15,000 people.
Since 2008, another 34 UPPs have been set up across the state but there have also been reports of police brutality.

Rio will host the 2016 Olympics and matches of next year's football World Cup.

CNET     Google won't leave us alone.
Google wants to patent splitting the restaurant bill
It's easy to forget sometimes, but Google exists to make you happy.
In the pecking order, you do come slightly behind its own engineers, for whom many of its products are truly designed. But you're still in the company's thoughts somewhere.
Clearly, though, some of its engineers (and, by extrapolation, Google assumes you too) have been having difficulties in restaurants.
It's not so much that they've been leaving phone prototypes in them. It's that they've been going out for group dinners and then one or two Googlies have guzzled beyond the norm, leaving the splitting of the bill in an unbalanced state.
"Jason had 7 kir royales. Marina had 6 margaritas and Azielina must have knocked back 14 glasses of Sauvignon Blanc. So, um, dividing the total by, um, 7 and multiplying it by, oh, whatever, I'm drunk anyway."
Days later, though, the person who feels they've paid too much of the whole feels wholly resentful.
This resentment has now been turned, as all resentments should, into a patent application. For Google has applied for a patent on restaurant bill splitting.
N Y Times

Boehner Hews to Hard Line in Demanding Concessions From Obama

WASHINGTON — Speaker John A. Boehner stood his ground on Sunday alongside the most conservative Republicans in Congress, insisting that the House would not vote to finance and reopen the government or raise the nation’s borrowing limit without concessions from President Obama on the health care law.
“The fact is, this fight was going to come one way or the other,” Mr. Boehner said on the ABC News program “This Week,” adding, “We’re in the fight.”
With his hard line, Mr. Boehner reaffirmed that the stalemate with the White House over the six-day-old government shutdown was now compounded by an even more economically risky fight over raising the government’s borrowing limit by Oct. 17 to pay for bills already incurred.
Salon

GOP’s massive fraud: The shutdown isn’t really a shutdown!

If a government shutdown genuinely shut the entire government down, you might be able to trace a few silver linings from an otherwise bad situation. Military conflicts might end (or at least be temporarily suspended), the destructive drug war might grind to a halt, mass surveillance might be put on hold and congressional legislators might be financially punished for their malicious behavior. But a government shutdown is mostly just a shutdown of good things — stuff like Head Start and food assistance to low-income moms and kids. Indeed, because of the way shutdowns are structured, the only silver lining from a budget stalemate is that you might get to hear a few curse words and see some nudity on television.

Of course, there is an insidious method to the madness of government shutdowns. In general, the dividing line between what gets shut down and what doesn’t is a similar dividing line between what America’s political culture typically venerates as The State and what that culture lambasts as The Government. Consider what will not be shut down:

Salon

No one could have suspected:

NSA director admits to misleading public on terror plots

In so many words, NSA director Keith Alexander admitted Wednesday that the Obama administration had issued misleading information about terror plots and their foiling to bolster support for the government’s vast surveillance apparatus.
During Wednesday’s hearing, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy pushed Alexander to admit that plot numbers had been fudged in a revealing interchange:
“There is no evidence that [bulk] phone records collection helped to thwart dozens or even several terrorist plots,” said Leahy. The Vermont Democrat then asked the NSA chief to admit that only 13 out of a previously cited 54 cases of foiled plots were genuinely the fruits of the government’s vast dragnet surveillance systems:
“These weren’t all plots, and they weren’t all foiled,” Leahy said, asking Alexander, “Would you agree with that, yes or no?”
“Yes,” replied Alexander.
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  •  Worst. News Promo. Ever. (21+ / 0-)
  •  The Government Shutdown (23+ / 0-)

    ... is no excuse to suspend political activism.  Please rec this diary by UnaSpenser - Risking Arrest Tomorrow Re: XL Pipeline.  Thanks.

    Here's an excerpt:



    Poster Credit: National Wildlife Federation

    I'm only one person. One person with a disability. One person who is a mother. I only have so much energy. Where to put it?

    When I start reading what climate scientists are saying about climate change - and it's more than just 'warming' folks. it's about toxic inputs into the eco-system in so many different ways that we're causing all the underlying systems to break down - I realize that there can be no social justice if there is no ecosystem in which a human society can survive.

    Support Small Business: Shop Kos Katalogue - A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma

    by JekyllnHyde on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 09:01:55 PM PDT

  •  GOP outreach in action... (20+ / 0-)
    •  My response to that... (9+ / 0-)

      ...is to write an article for Examiner.com about today's polling news.

      Walberg losing to generic Democrat by nine percent: poll

      This morning, MoveOn.org released the results of a poll it commissioned, one that contains bad news for U.S. Representative Tim Walberg, who represents rural northern, western, and southern Washtenaw County in the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the Seventh District.  The poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling, showed that Walberg would lose an election held today to a generic Democratic challenger by nine percentage points, 51% to 42%, after poll respondents were told he supported the federal government shutdown.

      Walberg was not alone in receiving unfavorable news.  Public Policy Polling surveyed twenty-four Congressional districts represented by Republicans in states won by Barack Obama last year.  Those surveyed indicated that they would vote against the incumbent in seventeen districts, including all three in Michigan, without being prompted about the shutdown.  The number increased to twenty-one after being told of their Representative's support for the shutdown.  It would take the loss of only seventeen seats to flip control of the U.S. House of Representatives from Republican to Democratic in 2014.

      "Democrats must pick up 17 seats to win control of the House. These poll results make clear that if the election were held today, such a pickup would be well within reach," pollster Jim Williams told National Journal. "The surveys challenge the conventional wisdom that gerrymandering has put the House out of reach for Democrats."

      Much more at the link, including explanations of the responses to poll questions and quotes from Pam Byrne's campaign and Tim Walberg's office.  There's also a video from Huffington Post, "These Republicans Really Hope You'll Forget The Shutdown Is Their Fault."

      "The party of ideas has become the party of Beavis and Butthead." ~ Paul Krugman.

      by Neon Vincent on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 09:53:02 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  For a change of pace, I thought (16+ / 0-)

    this article was interesting.

    BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS: THE ODDEST ODD JOBS OF 10 LITERARY GREATS

    Plenty of acclaimed and successful writers began their careers working strange—and occasionally degrading—day jobs. But rather than being ground down by the work, many drew inspiration for stories and poems from even the dullest gigs. Here are 10 of the oddest odd jobs of famous authors—all of them reminders that creative fodder can be found in the most unexpected places.

    The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.― Neil deGrasse Tyson

    by maggiejean on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 09:09:32 PM PDT

  •  Anyone been watching "Boardwalk Empire"? (12+ / 0-)

    I like Ron Livingston, but his "Midwestern" accent (which he drops into and out of in the same sentence) is among the worst fake accents I've ever heard.

  •  Thanks side pocket for (13+ / 0-)

    another fine OND. You rock the GOS on Sundays. Much appreciated.

    The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.― Neil deGrasse Tyson

    by maggiejean on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 09:16:45 PM PDT

  •  Based On A "True" Story (12+ / 0-)

    Apparently people are still arguing over whether the events of 'The Amityville Horror' were actually true. A recent documentary rekindled the story a bit.

    This is the house on Long Island at 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville, New York as it appears today:


    The facts that everyone agrees on is that on November 13, 1974, twenty three year-old Ronald "Butch" DeFeo, Jr. shot his parents, two brothers and two sisters with a .35 caliber Marlin rifle while they slept. DeFeo attempted to plead insanity, claiming voices had told him to commit the murders. However, he later recanted that story and admitted that he killed his family while drunk and high on heroin.

    On December 18, 1975, George and Kathy Lutz moved into the home with their family, and left 28 days later.

    What happened during those 28 days is heavily disputed and the source of over a dozen lawsuits the Lutzs were involved in since claiming the house was haunted and they fled for their lives. The alternate explanation is that they bought a house the family couldn't afford, and concocted a story to sell books and gain notoriety.

    From History Vs. Hollywood:

    Is there any evidence that the real Amityville house was haunted?

    Yes, but it has been shrouded in controversy. The debate over the alleged Amityville ghost image (i.e. the human figure with glowing eyes at the base of the stairs on the left) has been going on ever since George Lutz first revealed it during an interview on the Merv Griffin show in 1979. It had been taken three years earlier in 1976 by Ed and Lorraine Warren's team of paranormal investigators, namely a professional photographer by the name of Gene Campbell.

    Campbell had set up a camera equipped with black and white infrared film to shoot automatically during the night. Numerous rolls of film were used, with only one suspicious image being captured. The Amityville ghost image shows a figure with white eyes peering out of a doorway. Some believe that it is a demon or possibly the ghost of the murdered DeFeo boy, John. Others have concluded that it is likely one of the investigators, in particular a man named Paul Bartz. They cite that his white eyes were possibly due to the infrared camera film.

    It should be pointed out that there have been families living in the house since 1975. None of them have reported anything supernatural having occurred at the home.
  •  so.. let's have a look at them futures shall we? (7+ / 0-)

    S & P:           -10.50
    NASDAQ       -14.75
    Dow Jones    -77

    oh just a trickle downward...but hey. you know, when you're way up high a downward trickle, with some gravity the river can carve out the Grand Canyon..

    but hoist up the Sloop John B...

    got into a fight.. yeah yeah

    well

    I feel so broke

    up, I wanna go home..

  •  side pocket (7+ / 0-)

    In last night`s OND, I posted an image called

    First Globe

    globe

    with the promise of posting Second Globe tonight.
    It`s an image of the same object from a different perspective, a little bouquet I made for Teri some years ago.
    It`s out of one of my large Metal Halide bulbs I use to light my corals.

    Second Globe

    END GLOBE

    I`m already against the next war.

    by Knucklehead on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 10:46:06 PM PDT

  •  here is something (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    LinSea

    I missed during the BushCo years... Leandro Aragoncillo former WH aide arrested- convicted:

    I'm still searching for other links to expand on the information; the former WH military aid's co-conspirator in espionage plot ( has same last name as Aquino the military Satanist rumored to be operating out of NSA applying his stock/trade over the covert signal networks on targeted individuals ...  I'm still working on getting the bios of both)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/...

    Leandro Aragoncillo

    EXCERPT

    Leandro Aragoncillo is a former, FBI intelligence analyst, and a retired, United States Marine Corps, gunnery-sergeant who was convicted of spying against the United States Government in 2007. A naturalized Filipino-American, he was charged with espionage and with leaking classified information to the regime of a former Filipino president.

    The FBI labeled Aragoncillo the first known case of espionage within the history of the White House. For over thirty-one months, from 1999 to 2001, Aragoncillo was assigned under Vice President Al Gore and then later under Vice President Dick Cheney.

    Six years for Aquino, co-conspirator in espionage plot

    The Associated Press - July 18, 2007

    A former Philippine National Police officer was sentenced in Federal District Court yesterday to six years and four months in prison for his role in a plot in which he obtained secret United States documents in an attempt to undermine the Philippine government. The former officer, Michael Ray Aquino, 41, pleaded guilty in July 2006, admitting he possessed the secret documents.

    Also pleading guilty in the case was Leandro Aragoncillo, 48, a former marine who worked as a military aide to vice presidents Al Gore and Dick Cheney before becoming an F.B.I. intelligence analyst. Mr. Aragoncillo is scheduled to be sentenced tomorrow and faces 10 to 15 years in prison. He admitted to passing information to Mr. Aquino and opposition politicians in the Philippines.

    Lt Col Michael Aquino, the Temple of Set,organized pedo rings,mind control

    http://en.wikipedia.org/...

    History

    The Temple of Set was established in 1975 by Lt. Colonel of the US Army Michael Aquino and certain members of the priesthood of the Church of Satan, who left because of administrative and philosophical disagreements with its founder. The Temple of Set was incorporated in California that same year as a nonprofit church. Magistra Patricia Hardy succeeded Aquino in 2004.

    1990

    Lt. Col. Michael Aquino, cult leader of a satanic organization called the Temple of Set: he was a High Priest while simultaneously serving in the armed forces as a military intelligence operative and psychological/propaganda warfare expert. Lt. Col. Aquino was processed out of the Army Active Reserves in 1990 after a ritual child molestation investigation.

    1980's

    Throughout much of the 1980s, Aquino was at the center of a controversy involving the Pentagon's acquiescence to outright Satanic practices inside the military services. Aquino was also a prime suspect in a series of pedophile scandals involving the sexual abuse of hundreds of children, including the children of military personnel serving at the Presidio U.S. Army station in the San Francisco Bay Area. Furthermore, even as Aquino was being investigated by Army Criminal Investigation Division officers for involvement in the pedophile cases, he retained highest-level security clearances, and was involved in pioneering work in military psychological operations ("psy-ops").

    Article  Oct. 30, 1987 San Francisco Examiner, one of the victims had identified Aquino and his wife as participants in the child rape. According to the victim, the Aquinos had filmed scenes of the child being fondled in a bathtub. The child's description of the house, which was also the headquarters of Aquino's Satanic Temple of Set, was so detailed, that police were able to obtain a search warrant. During the raid, they confiscated 38 videotapes, photo negatives, and other evidence that the home had been the hub of a pedophile ring, operating in and around U.S. military bases.
    Aquino - Vallely

    Direct correlation between the Temple of Set, organized pedophile rings, Psi Ops, MKULTRA ,mind control,etc:

    Aquino and Vallely called for an explicitly Nietzschean form of warfare, which they dubbed "mindwar."Mindwar is the deliberate, aggressive convincing of all participants in a war that we will win that war."

    For Aquino, "mindwar" is a permanent state of strategic psychological warfare against the populations of friend and foe nations alike. "In its strategic context, mindwar must reach out to friends, enemies and neutrals alike across the globe ... through the media possessed by the United States which have the capabilities to reach virtually all people on the face of the Earth. These media are, of course, the electronic media—television and radio. State of the art developments in satellite communication, video recording techniques, and laser and optical transmission of broadcasts make possible a penetration of the minds of the world.

    From PSYOP to MindWar: The Psychology of Victory

    http://en.wikipedia.org/...

    Paul E. Vallely

    Paul E. Vallely is a retired US Army Major General and senior military analyst for Fox News. He served in the Vietnam War and retired in 1993 as Deputy Commanding General, Pacific Command. In 2004, together with retired Air Force Lieutenant General Thomas McInerney, Vallely co-authored the book Endgame: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror. Vallely currently serves as the Military Committee Chairman for the Center for Security Policy and has lent his support to the organization Veteran Defenders of America.

    Together with Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney, Vallely co-authored a book published in 2004, entitled Endgame: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror.

    Vallely also co-authored a 1980 paper with then PSYOP analyst Michael Aquino entitled From PSYOP to MindWar: The Psychology of Victory. MindWar is defined as "the deliberate aggressive convincing of all participants in a war that we will win that war." The paper contrasts a use of psychological operations such as propaganda with a new approach.

    Unlike PSYOP, MindWar has nothing to do with deception or even with "selected" - and therefore misleading - truth. Rather it states a whole truth that, if it does not now exist, it will be forced into existence by the will of the United States.

    Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

    by anyname on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 11:24:12 PM PDT

    •  former officer Aquino (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      LinSea

      http://www.nytimes.com/...

      July 18, 2007

       Sentence for Man in Espionage Plot

      A former Philippine National Police officer was sentenced in Federal District Court yesterday to six years and four months in prison for his role in a plot in which he obtained secret United States documents in an attempt to undermine the Philippine government.

      The former officer, Michael Ray Aquino, 41, pleaded guilty in July 2006, admitting he possessed the secret documents. Also pleading guilty in the case was Leandro Aragoncillo, 48, a former marine who worked as a military aide to vice presidents Al Gore and Dick Cheney before becoming an F.B.I. intelligence analyst.

      Mr. Aragoncillo is scheduled to be sentenced tomorrow and faces 10 to 15 years in prison. He admitted to passing information to Mr. Aquino and opposition politicians in the Philippines.

      Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

      by anyname on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 11:31:50 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  U.S. Army officer (1+ / 0-)
        Recommended by:
        LinSea

        http://www.answers.com/...

        EXCERPT

        Michael A. Aquino, U.S. Army officer and founder of the Temple of Set, is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A., 1968; Ph.D., 1980).

        In 1968 he joined the army as a specialist in psychological warfare.

        The next year he joined the Church of Satan. His career in the church was put on hold while he served a tour of duty in Vietnam, but shortly after his return to the United States in 1971, he was ordained as a Satanic priest and organized a group that met at his home.

        Aquino rose to a position of prominence in the Church of Satan. In 1972 Aquino resigned and was joined in his revolt by Lilith Sinclair, another prominent leader on the East Coast. In 1975 he sought a new mandate to operate by invoking the devil.

        Satan responded by appearing as Set, the ancient Egyptian deity, and gave Aquino a document, The Book of Coming Forth by Night. He authorized Aquino to found the Temple of Set to supersede the Church of Satan. Aquino created a new religious society built around the worship of Set, of whom Satan is one derivation.

        During the 1980s Aquino gained some degree of fame when the media became aware that an army officer led a Satanic group.

        Sources:
        Aquino, Michael A. The Church of Satan. N.p.: The Author, 1989.
        Lyons, Arthur. Satan Wants You. New York: Mysterious Press, 1988.

        Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

        by anyname on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 11:35:19 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

        •  Ted Gunderson (0+ / 0-)

          http://www.youtube.com/...

          Ted Gunderson - Former FBI talks about Satanism

          Senior Special Agent in Charge, Los Angeles, Special Agent in Charge, Dallas, TX, Memphis, TN, Washington, D.C. offices, F.B.I.

          http://en.wikipedia.org/...

          EXCERPT

          Theodore L. Gunderson was an American Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent In Charge and head of the Los Angeles FBI.  

          Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

          by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 12:01:13 AM PDT

          [ Parent ]

          •  Lt. Col. Aquino on Oprah (0+ / 0-)

            Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

            by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 12:10:51 AM PDT

            [ Parent ]

            •  2008 law case filed (0+ / 0-)

              http://www.scribd.com/...

              Diana Napolis vs Michael Aquino lawsuit 2008

              In The United States District Court
              For the Southern District of California

              Amended Complaint

              Diana Napolis Plaintiff
              v.
              Michael Aquino, plus others, defendents

              Case No. 08CV557 WQHNLS
              Complaint for
              negligence
              defamation
              violation of plaintiff's right to privacy
              false light
              intentional infliction of emotion distress
              conspiracy to violate plaintiff's right to privacy and first
              amendment right to free speech
              conspiracy
              BACKGROUND - EXCERPT

              20. Plaintiff was witness to a documented cover-up of the satanic ritual abuse of children while employed as a Court Intervention Social Worker for Child ProtectionServices [CPS] which was due to the efforts of a woman by the name of Defendant Carol Hopkins - a 1991-92 San Diego Grand Jury Foreman - a 1993-94 San Diego Grand Jury, the False Memory Syndrome Foundation, and two newspaper reporters, Jim Okerblom and Mark Sauer of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

              EXCERPT SUMMARY OF PLEADINGS

              [Westpoint, New York (1991)] In the Westpoint Army Base case, the Army made a monetary settlement with several parents who claimed that their children were satanically and sexually ritually abused at their daycare. Several news sources documented the satanic element of the crime and quoted Doctor Walter Grote, parent of a ritually abused children, who refused a promotion in protest due to the Army’s mishandling of this case.The court record of this case is sealed. See “West Point Case Provoked $100 Million Civil Suit,” San Jose Mercury News, August 9, 1987; “A Legacy of Pain,” The Times HeraldRecord, June 11,1991; “The People v. R. Giuliani,” The Record, Sept. 27, 1987; “ChildAbuse at the Presidio, “The Parents Agony, The Army’s Cover-up, The Prosecution’s Failure,” San Jose Mercury News, July 24, 1988.

              Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

              by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 12:51:59 AM PDT

              [ Parent ]

              •  NSA Q-Group (0+ / 0-)

                http://my.firedoglake.com/...

                circa 2009

                EXCERPT

                What super secret evil program did Darth cook up? Torture, False Flag Ops, Psyops, and that CIA Drug/Rendition aircraft? So many depraved possibilities, maybe Darth multitasks.

                Wayne Madsen has revealed NSA, National Security Agency has yet another Soviet Style secret program "Firstfruits" run by the "Q Group".

                One thousand neo-cons in "Q Group" spy on everyone else. Except they do not spy on the Carlyle Group or the Bin Laden’s or Prince Bandar. The chief of these Loyal Bushies is Kemp Ensor. He may be related to CNN’s David Ensor. Ensor is a bastard, and he is staffing NSA with other neo-con bastards as fast as he can.

                "Ensor relies on a network of East German Stasi-like snitches and security officers embedded throughout the agency—in SID, IAD (Information Assurance Directorate), the Logistics Directorate, and other agencies, including the Special Collection Service (SCS) or "F6," located in an office building complex between Beltsville and Laurel, Maryland."

                Madsen is sometimes controversial, but he did reveal as early as 2002, the Cheney Assassination Unit. But he incorrectly identified it as "Bush’s Death Squads".

                The "Q Group" spies on "disgruntled" government employees, especially the ones who question the official 9-11 story. And especially, the NSA employees who have knowledge of the 9-11 Coverup. Recall, that the numerous warnings from the FBI and others before 9-11 were ignored, suppressed and concealed. The investigations were prevented and whistleblowers were punished by the Loyal Bushies.

                The "Q Group" carries this further and also was created to cover up "9-11 Inside Job".The Q Group does domestic surveillance against "9-11 Truthers" and may take active counter intelligence actions against critics of Zelikow’s and Dietrich Snell’s 9-11 false narrative. (Snell is Patrick Fitzgerald’s assistant.)

                The Q group also spies on journalists (so no one at the Washington Post would have been spied on). Patrick Fitzgerald efforts to destroy the career of Peter Lance are likely part of "FirstFruits". But the techie part of their domestic spying operations is quite fascinatin’.

                Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

                by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 01:08:11 AM PDT

                [ Parent ]

                •  Snowden (0+ / 0-)

                  Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

                  by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 01:10:31 AM PDT

                  [ Parent ]

                  •  Q Group NSA - interview Russell Tice (0+ / 0-)
                    Who is Russ Tice?

                    Former Intelligence Analyst & Operations Officer for the U.S. Air Force, Navy Intelligence's Naval Security Group (NSG), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and National Security Agency (NSA)

                    During his nearly 20 year career with various United States government agencies, he conducted intelligence missions related to the Kosovo War, Afghanistan, the USS Cole bombing in Yemen, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

                    He is probably the first NSA whistleblower. He went through various government channels even the congress, in vain.The NSA retaliated by having him declared crazy, revoking his security clearance, and terminating his employment in May 2005.

                    19. June 2013

                    http://www.boilingfrogspost.com/...

                    45:30

                    T: "They're saying there is no abuse. Well there is abuse.
                    I have already said they go after journalist and news agencies. But I haven't said who else they go after."

                    T: "They went after high ranking military officers, members of congress both senate and the house, especially on the intelligence committees, armed services committees, they went after lawyers and law firms, judges, state department officials, people in the executive service who were part of the white house, companies, banking firms, financial firms, NGOs like the red cross, people that do humanitarian work, anti war groups, civil rights groups"

                    Host: "This creates the basis and the potential for massive blackmail."

                    T:"Absolutely"

                    T: "Here's the big one ... this was in summer of 2004, one of the papers that I held in my hand was to wiretap
                    a bunch of numbers associated with a 40-something-year-old wannabe senator from Illinois,"

                    "You wouldn't happen to know where that guy lives right now would you? It's a big white house in Washington, D.C. That's who they went after, and that's the president of the United States now."

                    54:35
                    Host: "James Bamford described General Alexander as the most powerful man on earth because of the collection capabilities he has globally through the NSA, because of the cyber warefare capabilities he commands"

                    Host: "Do you agree that he is the most powerful?"

                    T: "Let me give you another name. Inside the NSA, inside security is Q group" "The guy in charge of security is Kemp Ensor"

                    "The way he operates is akin to the Cheka under Stalin or the Stasi in East Germany."

                    "This guy has control over the security clearances of everybody including the IG's office and Alexander's office"

                    T: "Yes Alexander is incredibly powerful but there are people behind the scene like Kemp Ensor"

                    21. June 2013

                    http://www.corbettreport.com/...

                    36:20
                    "What I was highly upset about was the fact that our capabilities were turned illegally and unconstitutionally against the american public"

                    "The NSA knew that it was against the law, that it was a violation of our constitution, it was a violation of presidential order, and it was a violation of NSA's own internal directives"

                    54:50
                    "You can not trust the internal mechanisms, you can't trust the chain of command, you can't trust the IG's office, you can't trust the director's office, you can't trust the OIC, you can't trust the merit system protection board"
                    "Then you go to congress"

                    "Well Everything I told congress was going right back to NSA" "So congress itself was acting as a mechanism to try to have me hung."

                    Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

                    by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 01:15:14 AM PDT

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                    •  Kemp Ensor (0+ / 0-)

                      http://www.linkedin.com/...

                      EXCERPT

                      Kemp Ensor's Overview

                      Current
                      Director of Security at NSA
                      Education
                      University of Alabama at Birmingham
                      Connections
                      114 connections
                      Kemp Ensor's Experience

                      Director of Security
                      NSA
                      Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

                      2010 – Present (3 years)

                      Kemp Ensor's Skills & Expertise

                      Strategic Planning  Microsoft Excel  Microsoft Office  Customer Service Information Assurance  Microsoft Word  Program Management  Management Security  Government  Policy  Liaison  Risk Management Counterintelligence  Security Operations  Homeland Security Intelligence Analysis  DoD  Intelligence  Counterterrorism
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                      Kemp Ensor's Education

                      University of Alabama at Birmingham
                      Bachelor's degree, Criminal Justice/Police Science
                      1977 – 1981

                      Grade: SES

                      Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

                      by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 01:18:18 AM PDT

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                      •  Page 89 (0+ / 0-)

                        http://books.google.com/...

                        The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on ...By James Bamford

                        Page 89

                        L. Kemp Ensor, the National Security Agency's associate director for security

                        Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

                        by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 01:35:32 AM PDT

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                        •  NSA whistleblowers (1+ / 0-)
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                          USA TODAY brought Drake, Binney and Wiebe together for the first time since the story broke to discuss the NSA revelations. With their lawyer, Jesselyn Radack of the Government Accountability Project, they weighed their implications and their repercussions.

                          They disputed the administration's claim of the impact of the disclosures on national security — and President Obama's argument that Congress and the courts are providing effective oversight.

                          http://www.usatoday.com/...

                          Why would House Democrats give away what the Supreme Court and the 2012 electorate didn’t? So we sit here until they figure out they f*ck*n’ lost. ~ Rep. Jim McDermott D-WA

                          by anyname on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 01:41:28 AM PDT

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