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Thu Jul 30, 2020, 09:31 PM

DHS compiled 'intelligence reports' using *baseball cards *on journalists

The baseball cards are what the military used to hunt al Qaeda terrorists and Saddam Hussein & co
now used on protestors and reporters.



The Department of Homeland Security has compiled “intelligence reports” about the work of American journalists covering protests in Portland, Ore., in what current and former officials called an alarming use of a government system meant to share information about suspected terrorists and violent actors.

Over the past week, the department’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis has disseminated three Open Source Intelligence Reports to federal law enforcement agencies and others, summarizing tweets written by two journalists — a reporter for the New York Times and the editor in chief of the blog Lawfare — and noting they had published leaked, unclassified documents about DHS operations in Portland. The intelligence reports, obtained by The Washington Post, include written descriptions and images of the tweets and the number of times they had been liked or retweeted by others.

Some of the leaked DHS documents the journalists posted and wrote about revealed shortcomings in the department’s understanding of the nature of the protests in Portland, as well as techniques that intelligence analysts have used. A memo by the department’s top intelligence official, which was tweeted by the editor of Lawfare, says personnel relied on “FINTEL,” an acronym for financial intelligence, as well as finished intelligence “Baseball cards” of arrested protesters to try to understand their motivations and plans. Historically, military and intelligence officials have used such cards for biographical dossiers of suspected terrorists, including those targeted in lethal drone strikes.

Some of the leaked DHS documents the journalists posted and wrote about revealed shortcomings in the department’s understanding of the nature of the protests in Portland, as well as techniques that intelligence analysts have used. A memo by the department’s top intelligence official, which was tweeted by the editor of Lawfare, says personnel relied on “FINTEL,” an acronym for financial intelligence, as well as finished intelligence “Baseball cards” of arrested protesters to try to understand their motivations and plans. Historically, military and intelligence officials have used such cards for biographical dossiers of suspected terrorists, including those targeted in lethal drone strikes.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/dhs-compiled-intelligence-reports-on-journalists-who-published-leaked-documents/2020/07/30/5be5ec9e-d25b-11ea-9038-af089b63ac21_story.html

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Reply DHS compiled 'intelligence reports' using *baseball cards *on journalists (Original post)
dixiegrrrrl Jul 30 OP
soothsayer Jul 30 #1
dixiegrrrrl Jul 30 #2
LiberalFighter Jul 30 #3
Grasswire2 Jul 30 #4
dixiegrrrrl Jul 31 #5
PatSeg Jul 31 #6
NBachers Jul 31 #7
dixiegrrrrl Jul 31 #9
calimary Aug 1 #10
Mr.Bill Jul 31 #8

Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 09:45 PM

1. We're all going to be enemies of the state soon

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Response to soothsayer (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 10:06 PM

2. Remember that Barr was Daddy Bush's AG back in Iron/Contra



Back in Son Bush's reign, there were a lot of reports about new weapons for crowd control that our army was trying out on the protestors in Iraq...things like microwave energy beams, sound beams, etc. for when you want to remove people but keep infrastructure intact.
They also learned about urban fighting.
And how to grab civilians off the street and into an unmarked car. They used Datsuns over there, a lot.

And people report the same thing happened in Portland and now in NYC.

Pretty sure we are enemies of the state now.
Gonna be a big surprise to the RW gun patriots when they are not needed any more, 'cause that seems to be a regular thing in the Country Take Over Manual also.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 10:13 PM

3. Every one of them need to be weeded out.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 11:24 PM

4. Is that why the AF surveillance plane circled over Portland a couple of weeks ago? nt

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Response to Grasswire2 (Reply #4)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 12:02 AM

5. Sounds as if.



They've got snoop tools we can only begin to think of.

One of my fears is that the data gathered will be used to grab up people for weeks after now.
There's no honesty nor honor with DHS. Chad Wolf told Fox News that his agents are “proactively” arresting people on the suspicion that they might commit some future crime.
In other words, Minority Report.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 12:03 AM

6. Crap, that is creepy

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 12:05 AM

7. What rank is James O'Keefe? Or that other fraudulent bozo who's "blockbusters" always fizzle out?

No, not Geraldo Rivera, that other guy. Oh yeah- Jacob Wohl.

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Response to NBachers (Reply #7)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 01:13 AM

9. Speaking of Jacob Wohl......


I'm suspecting Maxwell ain't too bright....


Ghislaine Maxwell paid $25K to fake news purveyor Jacob Wohl to 'smear Epstein victims and to get prosecutor Geoffrey Berman fired in attempt to stall sex trafficking investigation against her'.

As part of a $25,000 deal made in June, Wohl and his lobbyist colleague Jack Burkman also allegedly pushed to get New York US Attorney Geoffrey Berman, who had led Epstein's case, fired in order to stall or stop the criminal investigation into Maxwell.

Wohl and Burkman are far-right lobbyists who have become a laughing stock in DC after several failed attempts to smear top political figures including Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Ted Cruz, Robert Mueller and Dr. Anthony Fauci by paying women to make false claims of sordid affairs and drug-dealing.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8531293/Ghislaine-Maxwell-paid-25K-Jacob-Wohl-smear-victims-AG-fired.html

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Response to NBachers (Reply #7)

Sat Aug 1, 2020, 09:27 PM

10. Hee hee hee - what??? NOT Geraldo?

Geraldo Who !

BOOM! There goes that ego!

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 12:21 AM

8. Shows the mental level

of the people populating that department.

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