Changing Times

posted at 10:23 am on June 30, 2006 by Bryan

Protest the New York Times
House GOP chastises media * Roll
NYT covers its own scolding
HH: Lichtblau of the Times
All the Treason That’s Fit to Print

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Kudos to the Hotair team on today’s show. Hotair Films is a great concept. Keep it up.

realVerse on June 30, 2006 at 10:26 AM

All the News That’s Fit to Print.

I wonder what that means anymore.

The Times thinks that the war on terror is parlor game.

It isn’t.

Wander on June 30, 2006 at 10:28 AM

The left will answer the vent by claiming you are exploiting 9/11 to further your agenda. They have completely lost the connection between the first 2 dots. 9/11 and terrorism. It appears more and more like NYT and now 5 members of SCOTUS have become dots to be connected.

Wade on June 30, 2006 at 10:35 AM

Wow great vent. Does anyone plan on going out to picket the Times on the 10th?

Theworldisnotenough on June 30, 2006 at 10:36 AM

wow. we should really all go hide under our beds and wait for our mommys to come protect us. what a bunch of pussies you guys are.
also, its been revealed that bush administration officials have already discussed, on the record, much of the information (and more) revealed in the times story. i.e., it’s all old news that terrorists already knew. Keep up the hacking.

sgtjivanelli on June 30, 2006 at 10:41 AM

As I asked my husband on the evening of September 11, 2001, will we, as a nation, have the have the will, the courage, the discipline, the unity and the attention span to defeat the terrorists over the long haul?

Aunt B on June 30, 2006 at 10:44 AM

Where is Michelle? We need our daily fix! (lol)

The Left Moonbats continue their partisan agenda at the expense of the interests of the United States and it’s citizens. No big surprise here, no new news, confirmation of a painful truth that leads me to believe that often our own biggest enemy is within – the left with it’s own interests that do not include anyone but those that agree with them.

It often seems the left has more in common with foreign terrorists and hostile foreign powers than with the citizens of the United States.

omegaram on June 30, 2006 at 10:46 AM

Nice music soundtrack!

Was this composed specifically for the short or was it taken from something else?

Why anyone would ever buy the NYT again is beyond me.

Mojave Mark on June 30, 2006 at 10:55 AM

Nice piece … maybe someone, with great power, should front some money so that this shows on the nightly news, on ABC, CBS, MSNBC, CNN…

ar_basin on June 30, 2006 at 10:57 AM

Bryan, Thank you!! It is a great vent. I hope that alot of people see it and maybe just maybe it will make them think about what we all must do.

br8veheart on June 30, 2006 at 11:00 AM

sgtjivanelli

its been revealed that bush administration officials have already discussed, on the record, much of the information (and more) revealed in the times story. i.e., it’s all old news that terrorists already knew

I keep hearing the left spout this nonsense. Sure there have been statements about watching the money trail from the Administration. But no specific details.

The difference lies in the fact that the NYT and others revealed chapter and verse of the mechanics of exactly HOW we do things.

The suicidal idiocy and steadfast refusal by some on the left to realize that we’re at war with islamofascism and not the current administration is frustrating.

I want the actual leakers found and prosecuted immediately.

And we should stop supporting, in any way, the Treason Times and their ilk.

techno_barbarian on June 30, 2006 at 11:09 AM

ar_basin,
Good point.
At least get this on Senior O’Reilly’s show. Allah and Michelle have contacts there don’t they?

¿or does all of his audience already visit here daily?

-Fat Old Guy (but workin’ on it)

Fogpig on June 30, 2006 at 11:10 AM

Jivanelli

Sgt my ass, buttboy. This program was there for a reason, and all informed authorities involved say it was quite valuable. After-the-fact cover-your-ass nonsense from Eric LickedBalls can’t change that.

If the program was common knowledge, why would the Times bother? More importantly, if everyone knew — why did it work?

Go back to the Atrios Circle-Jerk, poseur.

Jaibones on June 30, 2006 at 11:11 AM

I can understand if you guys keep this one as a HotAir exclusive for today in order to bring traffic to the site, but after that you need to widely disseminate today’s Vent. It does an excellent job of putting the Times treason into context and needs the widest distribution possible.

thirteen28 on June 30, 2006 at 11:13 AM

Great job, Bryan!

Looking forward to much more like this from HotAir Films.

techno_barbarian on June 30, 2006 at 11:16 AM

So now the left is evolving their talking points to say that Bush has talked about tracing financial transactions before so this is not news.
It is one thing for me to say the Stealth Fighter can remain invisible to radar but it is an entirely other thing to give you the specifics on the materials and the construction methods which make this possible.
That is what the Times did.
The more and more that the liberals tell the terrorists of what we are doing to uncover them and their plots and lend their moral support to their cause the happier I am I live in the south. It is not that we are immune from attack but I know if I was going to plan an attack I want to attack the weak point which right now is the west coast and New England.

LakeRuins on June 30, 2006 at 11:23 AM

Any chance of getting that run on the big video screen in Times Square?

Very well done!

KCSteve on June 30, 2006 at 11:28 AM

S!

Very well done!

Romeo13 on June 30, 2006 at 11:39 AM

I know a NYT Protest is planned for July 10th….but what about something us Patriotic Americans can do who can’t go there can do..

How about during a window of time on that day, every American has an E-mail ready with the words “Protest of Traitors” in big letters be sent to the NYT E-mail address.. Flood them on that day electronically with Freedom of Speech.

We all have sent in E-mails over a weeks time, but how about 1+ million e-mails hit them in a few hours!!

havok on June 30, 2006 at 11:43 AM

Wow, great job.

StephC on June 30, 2006 at 11:47 AM

The Message was creepy with the Music but surreal as it’s the truth..

Brah on June 30, 2006 at 11:48 AM

Lest we Forget.

Lawrence on June 30, 2006 at 11:50 AM

For anyone still buying or reading the ‘trash times’ – I feel sorry for you. For anyone who has the backbone, this is what I want you to do: take your last paper (since you canceled your subscription of course) & systematically go through it to call all of the big advertisers, one by one. Tell them that you will no longer be a customer of theirs as long as they advertise in the NYT.

AND THEN STAND BY YOUR WORD. Do not shop there. Cancel your store credit card & tell them why: Because you advertise in the NYT!

Do this & then the NYT will finally get the message – through the bottom line – that they are wrong & have committed a grave error with all the garbage they are throwing at Americans who still believe in America.

Maybe someone who is really computer savvy could put together an ‘anti-NYT-advertisers’ website so people could simply log on to tell the advertisers, with a few keystrokes, that they will not be customers of the business as long as the business advertises in the NYT.

People from LA should also do the same to the LAT.

Enough is enough. When will people stop thinking the mysterious ‘someone else’ will take care of things & take responsibility for the decisions of the people they elect, places they choose to shop, goods they decide to buy?

When will ordinary, everyday people finally get outside of their own tiny world & participate in the world around them? When will people get fed up with having garbage being thrown on them again & again & again?

Unfortunately, my faith in New Yorkers was shattered with the election Clinton. I really thought people from NY were too smart to be taken in by her & her hubby. I was wrong.

blueskieswoman on June 30, 2006 at 11:58 AM

Well done.

You didn’t include the video of President Bush talking about connecting the dots, though…

see-dubya on June 30, 2006 at 12:00 PM

The bigger disgrace here, is that no one has been held accountable for this crime. The attorney general has made no arrests to date. If you don’t hold the Times accountable, and send their editor to prison, then you may as well have patted him on the back and told him what a wonderful job he did.

paulsur on June 30, 2006 at 12:21 PM

blueskieswoman

People from LA should also do the same to the LAT.

I canceled my subscription to the LA Times back in 1982. I got sick and tired of reading their seditious crap way back then and have not subscribed to them since. Even back then they were advocating for a one world government and open borders via its editorial page.

In addition, I briefly subscribed to the NYT times in the 1980′s and cancelled after a 30 days subscription when I found their paper to be nothing more than a red diaper doper baby wet dream.

ScottyDog on June 30, 2006 at 12:22 PM

Does it seem like the NY Times and Bin laden are carrying on a conversation? It seems like everytime the Times publish some kind of story that is sure to create a buzz and be the topic of the weekend talking head shows that Bin Laden releases another tape within 7 days.
/channeling Agent Gibbs of “NCIS”, “I don’t believe in coincindence”.

LakeRuins on June 30, 2006 at 12:23 PM

I echo the others: wow! BRAVO!

That was truly impressive and truly professional. And truly effective.

One thing I really wish would be highlighted more was the absolute contradiction between the NYT’s statement in September 2001 – and their actions today. They literally begged for exactly the program their now denouncing. Their own words on the subject should be known by all Americans.

And your outstanding piece really does beg a question, doesn’t it? WHERE ARE THE NEW YORKERS?

If you live in NYC, it is YOUR newspaper that is aiding and abetting terrorism – and it’s almost certainly YOU and YOUR family who will be paying the price.

Where are the New Yorkers?

As a matter of fact, let me ask a cold, callous, hard question: if New Yorkers KNOW they are the targets and they’ve already been hit by two major attacks (not to mention several plots foiled to attack bridges and subways), and New Yorkers let their newspaper get away with this … knowing that they are the most likely future targets … how exactly should I feel when the worst inevitably happens? When NYC is attacked again – will it be unfair to point out what New Yorkers are doing and failing to do now?

Wake up, New York. What you’re letting the New York Times get away with is not likely to directly affect me. It is almost certain to impact you and your family. Do something about it.

Professor Blather on June 30, 2006 at 12:27 PM

Great metaphor on the stealth fighter. Even if one or two points in the Times piece were unknown to our enemies it still makes this piece treasonous. If/when this nation gets hit again I will feel no diffent than I do right now about how we go about combating our enemy. I wonder how those who rationalize this kind of traitorous activity will feel. One thing we do know. They will forget their outrage after a few years.

Bic on June 30, 2006 at 12:30 PM

I liked the movie a lot. Keep up the good work!

zack on June 30, 2006 at 12:31 PM

PB is absolutely on point. New Yorkers need to summon up the stones to exorcise the Gay Lady from their midst.

there it is on June 30, 2006 at 12:36 PM

Watching todays vent a few words come to mind: Wow! Powerful!

Just watching this brings all the memories flooding back of the anger on September 11, 2001.

sgtjivanelli, as others here have said, administration officials outlined a broad strategy, little more than what the NYT editorial called for. What they’re doing now is nothing short of treasonous; it’s hampering our war effort. By what twisted logic can you possibly justify their actions?

Prof, as usual you make an excellent point; where are the NY’ers? They need to take strong action against the NYT; not only cancelling subscriptions but (as blueskieswoman pointed out, taking action against the advertisers.

MM, AP, and Bryan, I think you’ve outdone yourselves on this vent. All my thanks!

dalewalt on June 30, 2006 at 12:54 PM

Superb. Only essential thing missing is Michelle. ;-)

ELCore on June 30, 2006 at 12:54 PM

If Hawaii 1941 were full of libs, how many times would they need to be attacked before they decided we (United States) were at war, and not President Roosevelt ?? How many Pearl Harbors would it take??

gary on June 30, 2006 at 1:07 PM

Thank you for the excellent summation which even the demented Left should be able to grasp — tho not “Sgtjuvanelli” quoted above.

The Fifth Column in the US is huge and influential. I don’t know if ordinary citizens, especially those who are not news junkies and conservative, can resist the onslaught of the propaganda.

We may be near the point where the military have clean house and reestablish our republic minus the university and media termites who seek to undermine our freedoms and the country itself.

I wish I believed that our Republican legislators had the wit and will to do the job for us.

Thank you again, Michelle and all, for everything you do and have done.

God bless America.

Margaret McC on June 30, 2006 at 1:13 PM

Thank You. Very well done.

If this isn’t a call for action, what is?

blueskyswoman, Good suggestion. Hit their pocket books.

I sent emails to each of my Senators and the President asking them to pursue legal action against NYT and leakers for breaking laws regarding classified information and aiding the enemy.

roydee43 on June 30, 2006 at 1:17 PM

Great Vent all involved…the whole thing still seems surreal at times. Like a bad dream….But then reality steps back in and it is time to realize on which side the NYT falls. How about the goverment closing them down? Didn’t Lincoln close down newspapers sympathetic to the South? (memory a bit fuzzy on that, someone back me up.

jcon96 on June 30, 2006 at 1:36 PM

Wow, I think that makes the point so much better than all the people trying to explain it out there.

somedaysoling on June 30, 2006 at 1:43 PM

Sgt What’s his name isn’t a Sgt, he hasn’t served his country, and he continues to show the world and the American people what the left is really like.

If I were on the left I would start getting very worried about my image. Being viewed in juxtaposition with Sgt What’s his name could be an image killer.

Mike H. on June 30, 2006 at 2:04 PM

The only thing you were missing was the democrats defending the Times. Otherwise, it’s a great idea for an election cycle commercial. But, the GOP won’t do that, they are impotent against the left it seems.

NRA4Freedom on June 30, 2006 at 3:21 PM

A Republican congressman put it nicely (paraphrase)-

If everyone knew about it, why did the Times need to print it for the ‘public interest’? If no one knew about it, it was effective.

Jason on June 30, 2006 at 4:10 PM

Well, let’s cut to the chase.
Just as a number of us have been extolling the so called “moderate Muslims” to condemn extreme Islamofascism, isn’t it time for American homosexuals to condemn the extremism of their brethren at the New York Times.
Enough is enough. Pinch and his girly boys need to get smacked down.
If you don’t think that this is their primary motivation for their Anti-American (anti President Bush) stance, then you’re not payng attention.
It’s past time to call a spade a spade!

there it is on June 30, 2006 at 4:40 PM

AWESOME–CHILLING Those who live in the area should be picketing this RAG on a daily basis., as well as cancelling subscriptions . It’s the only way to stop their TREASON .

PAPA BEAR on June 30, 2006 at 4:52 PM

Hey Sgt. juvnelli or what ever you name is….

1. what you do not understand is that one of the real problems of leaking this classified information is that it will discourage other governments and financial entities from helping in the future…..they performed this service thinking that this would remain a secret…well thanks to the times it has not….

2. The times called for this program back in 2001….even by their own leaky article this program is not illegal…
They were asked not to run this story…WE ARE AT WAR….
Who but the enemy benefits from the leaking of this classified program…?

3. Does the times hate the president so much that they would endanger their own city? the answer is yes…

robo on June 30, 2006 at 5:33 PM

great Vent.

Wyrd on June 30, 2006 at 6:00 PM

Wow! That was powerful. Unfortunately, those that need to see it the most are the one that won’t see it at all. Great job. I’m looking forward to the next one.

Greg

DAT60A3 on June 30, 2006 at 6:20 PM

The priorities of the NYT are clear:

When they were whining about the lack of response to 9/11, it was to bash the Bush administration. Now when they are whining about the lack of response to 9/11, it was to bash the Bush administration. The actions they were complaining about were diametrically opposed, but the purpose was the same, to bash the Bush administration.

They do not care if they compromise lives, national security, or mission goals of this country. Their purpose is to bash the republican administration.

It would be interesting to tally the number of articles in all major news outlets based on political slant; based on apparent objective of the article; and based on positive/negative/harmful to the troops. I’d like to see the major news outlet tallys compared and published.

Does anyone know where this has been done?

I’d like to read the emails, listen to the boardroom minutes for strategy. I think we would be shocked.

Then we should start at the top of the list and start prosecuting, boycotting, picketing. I think there is enough data to warrant a special ops forces siezure to shut them down while we investigate them.

CountryDoc on June 30, 2006 at 7:20 PM

As was suggested above, I truly hope you (Michelle) are approached by people who would like to use this VENT as a commercial for their campaign. I realize you would be VERY choosy about who got permission to use it too.

Excellent VENT. Every American should see this often – maybe then they would remember how horrible this was. And how devastating it will be if things like this happen again.

Unfortunately, I think it will take another attack before people get a clue that 9/11 was NOT an isolated incident.

blueskieswoman on June 30, 2006 at 8:13 PM

BRAVO ! BRAVO ! BRAVO !
ENCORE ! ENCORE ! ENCORE !
Thank You HOTAIR PROFESSIONALS,
You make every little and big news and movie producer look stupid keep up the terrific work.
Michelle,Bryan,AP keep telling it even if it scares us to attention.
You know I live an small town texas and we don’t think twice about reading nyt and we pretty much don’t care for it.
But we sleep with one eye open just so we can see the liberals coming .

sgtjivanelli,
You are what’s going to get someone hurt one day.
Please do everyone a favor stay away from Texas we don’t like buttkissers never had never will.
You little boy or girl needs an a – - kicking….

USA ROCKS !!!

alyce on June 30, 2006 at 9:08 PM

Sorry,

You know I live an small town texas

( I live in a small town )

alyce on June 30, 2006 at 9:10 PM

to correct my error

The priorities of the NYT are clear:

When they were whining about the lack of response to 9/11, it was to bash the Bush administration. Now when they are whining about the lack of response to 9/11, it was to bash the Bush administration. The actions they were complaining about were diametrically opposed, but the purpose was the same, to bash the Bush administration

It should say: When they were whining about the lack of response to 9/11, it was to bash the Bush administration. Now when they are whining about too strong of a response (the SWIFT program) to 9/11, it was to bash the Bush administration.

We need to take some lessons from Israel in our response to the NYT.

CountryDoc on June 30, 2006 at 10:21 PM

Top-Notch powerful video.

My question is wht hasn’t the Bush Administration not pull ed press credentials from every NYT-associated reporter? That’s the very least they can do.

Mike O on June 30, 2006 at 11:40 PM

Thank you so much for this video. It is awesome and so well done.

Wild Thing on July 1, 2006 at 1:15 AM

Extraordinary piece of work. The New York Crimes is beneath contempt. You, OTOH, deserve our respect and admiration.
Thank you

Atlas Shrugs on July 1, 2006 at 3:00 AM

We certainly have to keep up the heat on the NY & LA slimes. They must not be allowed to function in this country as an arm of the terrorists’ & liberal take down America agenda.

Great Work.

chicagoray on July 1, 2006 at 5:03 AM

Free press **awk**
People’s right to know **awk**
How dare you question the patriotism of the Left **awk**
We have a duty to dissent **awk**
America is the 21st Century Vienna / Tours
Which side are they on?

Frank_D on July 1, 2006 at 7:07 AM

Protesting the NY Times and the LA Times is a good first step, I agree.

However, I must confess, watching this video just reinforces my desire to get front row seats at the district court’s sentencing of Lichtblau, Rissen, Keller, and Sulzberger to hang by their necks until dead, for treason.

These four plus the leakers themselves MUST be prosecuted as an object lesson to the rest of the media and any potential disloyal government employees that deliberately exposing US war-fighting secrets during this time of war WILL have extreme consequences.

Yes, I know that some people think that these 4 individuals must not be charged, but I disagree. The common reasons for not arresting and trying Messers Lichtblau, Rissen, Keller, and Sulzberger (or MS Priest of the WashPost), include…

- the First Amendment protects them from such actions (it does NOT — all it does is prevent prior censorship of the press). Axis Sally and Tokyo Rose were convicted of treason because of their “speech”, i.e., their radio broadcasts;

- that these reportes are “just doing their jobs,” and that discovering what the government is up to is inclusive of the role of a free press — as if TREASON is included in the job description of a journalist;

- that the government runs the risk of other secrets being exposed as part of what would be a legal defense strategy threat during trial to make the government back down (which would be even more proof of disloyalty);

- and the risk that one or more jury members might be inclined to acquit, resulting in a stronger and even more hostile anti-war media out for revenge.

An important principle is at stake here: Will the United States of America be “gelded” by those, who for partisan and/or ideological reasons, object to America fighting this or any future war?

Will America (all 300 million of us) be held hostage by the left against enemies that have already struck us in our capital and largest city?

Will the efforts of America to win wars be sabotaged by those who oppose an elected government — BECAUSE they object to the results of the last election?

Will this originally small but vocal leftwing minority poison future war efforts through the use of slanted and biased reporting, outright falsehoods, and finally rank treason?

I say no.

The leftwing, including partisan democrats longing to reclaim power, does NOT have the right to sentence us all to death and destruction just because they hate George W. Bush, and want to overthrow his presidency.

They do not have the right to do so.

Bring them to trial and let the Justice Department do what it must to put them on the gallows trapdoor or in prison. The message must be that America will not tolerate subversion during a time of war.

georgej on July 1, 2006 at 7:09 AM

Judge Judy likes to say to divorced couples who appear before her “Love your children more than you hate each other.” It’s too bad liberals cannot love their country more than they hate the President.

It is true Republicans and Conservatives did not like President Bill Clinton, but it stopped at the border. There was even talk months ago about the idea of Bill Clinton replacing Kofi Annan as Secretary General of the UN. Republicans were not having a conniption fit over it. Some even liked the idea. Heck, Republicans even liked Clinton working with Bush Sr traveling the world for charity.

hadsil on July 2, 2006 at 1:25 AM

These people are committing treason, not by a direct desire to aid Bin Laden, but by thier blind hate of GWB and repubs, which takes higher priority than thier desire for the good of the country. This too, no matter what the intent, is treason and we must prosecute it.

As much as I and many other Americans despised Clinton, we still followed the commander in Chief and respected the office. Even though courts and democratic meanss were used to highlight his crimes and unethical behavior, we still repsected the office.

If it were Clinton fighting Iraq, the NYTs people and the leakers who fed them would be 100% behind him.

We respect the right to dissent and disagree, but people, we have to respect the unity and good of the country more.

We would get 100 times more return on investment in the war on terror by shutting down the traitors/terrorists within (in the media, in congress, in the school and university educational system) than by all the money spent on wiretapping ad eavesdropping.

CountryDoc on July 2, 2006 at 1:28 AM

The bottom line is that the Times – both New York and Los Angeles – committed treason. They claim that they have a First Amendment right to publish, and they do, just as I have a First Amendment right to shout “Fire! in a crowded theatre. However, were I to do so, I could – and should – be prosecuted for “incitement to riot,” just as the newspapers could – and should – be prosecuted for treason.

But it is not enough to go after just the reporters, editors and leakers. The publication of this story (and others, equally treasonous) could have been stopped by any number of people. The legal department could have pointed out the papers’ vulnerability to prosecution. Junior editors could have raised objections. Even a pressman could have refused to start the presses.

The problem is that these papers have an institutional culture of invincibility and infallibility. They honestly believe that they are better than the hoi polloi, smarter and better informed than our elected leaders, and that they are above trifling little things like law, morality, loyalty and patriotism.

There is only one way to correct this. Yes, the leaders, reporters and editors need to be prosecuted, as should the owners/publishers of the two papers. In addition, both papers must be dismantled; the personnel dispersed, the equipment sold off, the buildings converted to other use. This is the only way to eliminate the “we are better than you” culture at these institutions – by a complete weeding out of every last vestige of this corporate arrogance.

It could be argued that such drastic measures would punish the innocent as well as the guilty. I would respond that none of the employees of these to papers are forced to work there. Their association is voluntary, thus they are equally guilty – even if only through inaction – and thus bear an equal share of the guilt in their employers’ misdeeds.

In any case, both papers have destroyed any credibility thay they might once have had. Neither can be trusted, and neither should be given any credence in the future.

William “Rusty Bill” Hughes, San Antonio, Texas
Veteran: United States Air Force, Mississippi Air National Guard, Texas Air National Guard
(unlike many liberals, I am not afraid to put my name on my words)

Rusty Bill on July 2, 2006 at 10:46 AM

Amazeing, Keller just stated he would publish again, because the Bush administration is secretive….

Ummm… he does realize we’re at war???

Keller needs to go. Now its just a case of how do you do it?

Romeo13 on July 2, 2006 at 12:10 PM

I really don’t understand. They were asked, told, by the commander in chief of this country and others, not to publish the secrets. They published them.

They should be taken down. NOW. Sort out the legalities later. They are jeopardizing troops, our country, and our lives. In this war, media is just as powerful as bullets and bombs.

Our congress declared war on Terrorism, and it is all comming from radical Islam. As GWB said, “you are either for us or against us”. They are clearly against this country, but wolves trying to disguise themselves as constitutional-rights-conscious sheep. If we fail to defend this nation agains the onslaughts from Islam, we won’t have a constitution to define the rights, nor the country to defend them.

The democrats are holding the winning of the political war above the good of the country, and now the republicans and all elected officials who don’t prosecute these people are doing the same by letting these traitors get away with it.

Now, people!! shut the damage off at its source, then ask questions later. There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, but someone has to have the guts to do what is right.

CountryDoc on July 2, 2006 at 2:50 PM

Someone up above asked: “My question is wht hasn’t the Bush Administration not pull ed press credentials from every NYT-associated reporter?”

This is an interesting question. If AMerica’s security was REALLY hurt by the NYT disclosure would not this be an appropriate response?

How about a government wide edict that no employee of the US Government shall speak with a reporter from the NYT?

Labamigo on July 2, 2006 at 9:30 PM

oops.

Paragraph 4, above: “Yes, the leaders..” should read “Yes, the leakers“. Those who violated their oaths and passed classified information to the press.

Sorry about that…

Rusty Bill on July 2, 2006 at 9:48 PM

ASK THE TIMES THIS AT THE PROTEST ALLAH AND MICHELLE:

Why goes The NY Times ombudsman Byron Calame think it’s ok to reveal the SWIFT program because “hundreds of people knew about this” but it’s not ok to reveal Valerie Plume even though hundreds of people knew about her?

bucktowndusty on July 3, 2006 at 11:22 AM

Or, put poetically:

SWIFT To Me Plume, My Darling
by bucktowndusty

With Plume, just Americans knew.
With SWIFT, Terrorists got the whiff.

bucktowndusty on July 3, 2006 at 11:29 AM

buck,

That’s easy. They don’t like President Bush and the LLLs will do everything in their power to lie, cheat, steal and compromise our Nation’s security just to sell a few wads of ink stained papers.

Kokonut on July 3, 2006 at 9:36 PM