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Mon Jun 24, 2013, 01:48 PM Jun 2013

Booz Allen Hamilton: What You Don't Know About Snowden's Former Employer #NSA [View all]

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Lost in the Edward Snowden debate is a critical look at his former employer, the company doing the spying on Americans in the first place: Booz Allen Hamilton.

Booz Allen Hamilton is a government contractor, with 99% of its revenue coming from the US government. Not only does it receive money from the NSA, but also the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and ... the IRS. In addition, Booz Allen is heavily connected to the CIA.

Among the individuals involved in running the company, we have:

James Clapper - current Director of National Intelligence (DNI), head of NSA, the man who lied to Congress about the fact that NSA is actively spying on Americans, is a former executive

Mike McConnell - a current executive of the company, had Clapper's job (DNI) during George W. Bush's administration (keep it in the family, eh?) -- he worked for Booz Allen before Bush, then worked for Bush, then back to Booz Allen after Bush

James Woolsey - former CIA Director, current executive (see Jan Helfeld's interview of Mr. Woolsey where it becomes clear that Woolsey has no interest in discussing principles, only war)

Melissa Hathaway - former executive, also worked for McConnell during the Bush administration

Ian Brzezinski - former executive, son of Zbigniew Brzezinski, co-founder of the Trilateral Commission with David Rockefeller

Dov Zakheim - this character is ... unbelievable:
1993 - His company, System Planning Corporation, had a subsidiary called Tridata Corporation, which was the company that "oversaw" the investigation of the 1993 WTC bombing
2000 - Part of the neocon Project for a New American Century, he is co-author of "Rebuilding America's Defenses," in which he is credited with the infamous line, "... some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor."
2001 - He is appointed Comptroller of the Pentagon, in which $2.3 trillion promptly goes "missing"
2001 - Attack on 9/11 occurs; some people are suspicious of his connections, since his company, SPC, in involved in flight systems capable of remote controlling aircraft, and because he was the guy who leased 32 Boeing 767 aircraft to McDill Air Force Base (2 of the 9/11 aircraft were 767's), and McDill is close to Elgin AFB, which was the location that was to be used if Operation Northwoods had gone live
2004 - Goes to work for Booz Allen Hamilton.
2012 - Advisor on Middle East policy for Mitt Romney campaign (gee ... ya think Romney would have gone to war in the Middle East???)

Booz Allen Hamilton is owned by the Carlyle Group.
One of the big investors in the Carlyle Group was the Bin Laden family in Saudi Arabia. Yeah ... THAT Bin Laden family. And instrumental in being the "go between" for Carlyle/Bin Laden was a guy by the name of George H. W. Bush. Maybe you've heard of him?

The CEO of the Carlyle Group (remember, they OWN Booz Allen Hamilton) is Frank Carlucci. Mr. Carlucci has quite a resume:
Nixon Administration - Director of the Office for Economic Opportunity (the "War on Poverty" -- and a great place to decide who gets government contracts)
Carter Administration - Deputy Director of the CIA
Reagan Administration - National Security Advisor and Secretary of Defense (Donald Rumsfeld is Carlucci's protoge)
He is or has been with the Project for a New American Century and a member of the Board of Trustees for the RAND Corporation, a CIA front that develops policies that the Military Industrial Complex then carries out.

At RAND, his specialty was Middle East policy. What do you know? That was also the specialty of Graham Fuller, CIA guy who was the father-in-law of Ruslan Tsarni, uncle of Tamarlan Tsarnev, suspected Boston bomber.
Speaking of the Boston bombing and Tamarlan Tsarnev, he had a couple of trips to Russia that made the news. But what did not make the news (in America, but it did in Russia) is that he went there for "training" that was funded by the Jamestown Foundation. And what do you know? The Jamestown Foundation (CIA front) has among its past board members none other than Dick Cheney and Marcia Carlucci, wife of Frank Carlucci.

Given all their connections and government contracts, here's an interesting question: Booz Allen Hamilton has not only been involved in spying via the NSA, but they have also received no-bid contracts from the IRS. What do they know about the American people via the IRS?
Now, one of the things you will start to see if you look around at some of the big corporations these days is that many of them are involved in what they call "corporate citizenship" or something similar. What this means at the surface level is they are being "good citizens" by donating to charity. But when you go beyond the surface, you will see something else going on.
Booz Allen Hamilton donates money to the Clinton Global Initiative. The CGI is a part of the Clinton Foundation (yeah, THAT Clinton).

The Clinton Foundation has been implicated in bribery on an international level. Clinton gave himself a special little privilege while president wherein he exempted the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation from the normal rules of disclosure regarding publicly listing who its contributors were. It's a secret foundation. And it has over $200 million in assets now. And is alleged to be used as a way to funnel black money from corrupt governments around the world for behind-the-scenes deals like special oil contracts, arms dealing, US government foreign aid deals, whatever.

So folks, what you are not being told in the media about Edward Snowden's former company is that it is not only spying on you, but it is probably checking out your tax returns, too, and also receiving some of your tax money in government contracts, which it then funnels to CIA-connected/Military Industrial Complex-connected/NWO-connected individuals and organizations.
Something like this: Your tax money (taken from you by force) -> IRS -> Booz Allen Hamilton -> Clinton Foundation -> foreign bribes -> more contracts for the Military Industrial Complex -> more spending by foreign governments -> more foreign aid from the US government -> more US government spending -> more taxes needed -> more taxes from YOU.

Oh ... and they are spying on you, too.

But Edward Snowden ... yeah HE is the bad guy here. Uh huh ... move along ... nothing to see here.
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Jaw-dropping post. Over the years I've seen Dov Zakheim's name mentioned snagglepuss Jun 2013 #1
Yep Dov Zakheim was one of Romney's senior "Foreign Policy Advisors" TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #3
he seems very creepy NoMoreWarNow Jun 2013 #102
Outanding post think Jun 2013 #2
Fantastic post. Thank you. liberal_at_heart Jun 2013 #4
I've been working on it for a few days since it came out how Booze were involved TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #10
And you couldn't come up with a better link to the Guardian's article than FREEREPUBLIC? KittyWampus Jun 2013 #17
That's all you got? Get a brain. chimpymustgo Jun 2013 #38
So are you the author? maddezmom Jun 2013 #28
So youre Tommy Paine from the Daily Paul? bunnies Jun 2013 #39
Nope TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #45
"I've been working on it for a few days since it came out how Booze were involved" bunnies Jun 2013 #49
I have been researching Booze Allen for a few months off and on TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #75
So, Tommy Paine stole your article & posted it verbatim? bunnies Jun 2013 #77
Nope TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #79
cool story, bro. bunnies Jun 2013 #81
So you've never talked about a political story with other people? TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #88
You should just quit while youre ahead. bunnies Jun 2013 #97
You are still trying to deflect from the issue at hand - the interconnections between Booze TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #93
No. Im scrutinizing the source. bunnies Jun 2013 #98
Maybe you should check out James Woolsey some more TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #94
Maybe you should check out the Jamestown Foundation and Graham Fuller some more TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #96
Those taking issue with your post can't present any facts to counter the facts detailed in the OP. snagglepuss Jun 2013 #110
unfortunately, since the poster took it verbatim from an alex jones site & since free republic, HiPointDem Jun 2013 #130
so you're 'tommy paine'? really disingenuous of you. HiPointDem Jun 2013 #123
Infowars and the "Daily Paul Liberty Forum": ucrdem Jun 2013 #126
Dov Zakheim Whisp Jun 2013 #5
Good to see you went all Alex Jones on Bill Clinton KittyWampus Jun 2013 #6
I report documented facts TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #7
It's called guilt by association. Or smearing. KittyWampus Jun 2013 #14
what happens when you make three left turns? snooper2 Jun 2013 #25
make no left turns un-stoned. This thread is my new "chew-toy" KittyWampus Jun 2013 #27
Nice one! nt 99th_Monkey Jun 2013 #101
where's the alex jones link, please? if it ain't there, why mention jones unless to smear the HiPointDem Jun 2013 #9
It's called guilt by association. Or smearing a Democrat. KittyWampus Jun 2013 #12
what you're doing too. with less evidence. if the claim about clinton is false, rebut it. HiPointDem Jun 2013 #19
I included all the links where I got the info from TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #15
Good to see you use FreeRepublic as a source. KittyWampus Jun 2013 #16
Shooting the messenger. How lame is that. The freeper was simply quoting a Guardian article. snagglepuss Jun 2013 #18
When I quote a Guardian article, I link to the Guardian. Not FreeRepublic. KittyWampus Jun 2013 #20
LOL god this place has changed... snooper2 Jun 2013 #26
You think whale.to is a credible source? maddezmom Jun 2013 #40
What information is wrong? Are the people listed not employed by Booz? snagglepuss Jun 2013 #105
I was speaking to his comment they were credible sources maddezmom Jun 2013 #108
Nothing I read on line is taken as the word of god. What's good about DU if that if snagglepuss Jun 2013 #113
It's on Alex Jones' website, quoted here verbatim. Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #32
Of course the original is from Daily Paul maddezmom Jun 2013 #35
Oh, that's a much more reliable source for DU. Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #37
no. pretty disingenuous of the poster, in that case. HiPointDem Jun 2013 #124
Skinner just banned them. Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #125
big kr. HiPointDem Jun 2013 #8
Great post jsr Jun 2013 #11
This message was self-deleted by its author Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #13
Some pretty sketchy sites you site maddezmom Jun 2013 #21
Same 'stuff' is posted here as well - HappyMe Jun 2013 #22
Nice find. It smelled like that kind of crap. Sad the OP takes credit for other's 'work'. KittyWampus Jun 2013 #24
You seem just like Peter King & Lindsey Graham TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #30
So you are TommyPaine? maddezmom Jun 2013 #33
The problem may be the message comes from a notorious conspiracy theorist. Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #36
lol! HappyMe Jun 2013 #53
Well, I can't take credit for the research. HappyMe Jun 2013 #31
Yup ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #48
She's always been wicked good at that sort of stuff. Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #57
This is RW bullshit of epic proportions. HappyMe Jun 2013 #59
The OP has most definitely hung out their dirty laundry for all to see here. Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #66
the problem is that the information is largely correct. booz is, for example, part of the carlyle HiPointDem Jun 2013 #127
Fair enough. Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #132
i agree completely. why would someone use hate sites when the same information is available HiPointDem Jun 2013 #134
Great post. It ties together a lot of facts that have been floating around here but not connected. byeya Jun 2013 #23
If we know what's good for us, we'd better be outraged about the issues raised Waiting For Everyman Jun 2013 #29
Funny ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #34
Telling isnt it? bunnies Jun 2013 #41
Oh but there's more ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #44
omg. bunnies Jun 2013 #50
Organized lying bobduca Jun 2013 #116
Wellthis site sure as hell isnt here to spread Rand Paul propaganda. bunnies Jun 2013 #118
seems like we are on auto-pilot bobduca Jun 2013 #119
Hmmmmm..... greatauntoftriplets Jun 2013 #43
That was general my take on him as well ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #47
And, the new face of DU? Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #51
This message was self-deleted by its author greatauntoftriplets Jun 2013 #52
You can rest assured that I will never start spouting Ron Paul crap! greatauntoftriplets Jun 2013 #54
Indeed! To quote our very own EarlG, "Fuck Ron Paul!" Lone_Star_Dem Jun 2013 #55
Me either. Rand Paul, too! greatauntoftriplets Jun 2013 #58
Yup ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #61
K & R n/t glinda Jun 2013 #42
Last time I look, Ron Paul was a Republican/Libertarian whackjob pinto Jun 2013 #46
K & R - Thank You cantbeserious Jun 2013 #56
freerepublic ? JI7 Jun 2013 #60
Eeek Freepers! Ron Paul Lovers!!! Racists!! Traitors!!! Off with their heads!! 99th_Monkey Jun 2013 #63
You want to have a discussion about an article on infowars? bunnies Jun 2013 #69
I'm a fan of the truth, who ever happens to be saying it 99th_Monkey Jun 2013 #80
well, the truth is out there. Why can't it be on infowars? KittyWampus Jun 2013 #87
Because a platoon of self-appointed DU THought Police will torch you, that's why. 99th_Monkey Jun 2013 #100
You have the audacity to start a thread whining about guilt by association but that's exactly what KittyWampus Jun 2013 #120
Because the views of teabagging conspiracy whack-jobs are not welcome here. bunnies Jun 2013 #104
Thank you!!! maddezmom Jun 2013 #109
Couldnt agree more. bunnies Jun 2013 #115
Why not find it on Democtratic sources? ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #121
Exactly what information that has been posted is inorrect? snagglepuss Jun 2013 #107
As Ive said already... bunnies Jun 2013 #112
For continued attack on the messenger is a lame attempt to deflect fromt he message. snagglepuss Jun 2013 #114
I refuse to reduce myself to entertaining bunnies Jun 2013 #117
The OP is simply a list of people connected to Booz. Why wouldn't that be of interest to you? snagglepuss Jun 2013 #122
The post was not either not written by the OP ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #71
K & R ++++ 99th_Monkey Jun 2013 #62
My tax money has never been taken by force. aquart Jun 2013 #64
Add to this the trade agreements that replace our government JDPriestly Jun 2013 #65
The Rockefeller Foundation TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #83
Hokey shit Batman that blows the mind. zeemike Jun 2013 #67
Maybe you could rec it over at infowars. bunnies Jun 2013 #68
I know right? ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #70
And this shit is on the Greatest Page. bunnies Jun 2013 #73
It's embarrassing ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #84
Yeah. bunnies Jun 2013 #92
I don't get it either ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #99
The source no longer matters... bunnies Jun 2013 #103
Really? I did not know that. zeemike Jun 2013 #72
I can prove that the OP is a liar. bunnies Jun 2013 #76
The OP or the facts. zeemike Jun 2013 #90
OK now I read through the thread to see what the deal is. zeemike Jun 2013 #82
Im not going to waste my time researching words of a liar. bunnies Jun 2013 #86
Then I suggest ismnotwasm Jun 2013 #89
So what infomation in the post is wrong? Are the wrong people listed? snagglepuss Jun 2013 #106
it doesn't matter when the sources are suspect. i wonder why the poster chose to use those HiPointDem Jun 2013 #131
Good think Snowden's revelations Coccydynia Jun 2013 #74
Most people don't know TakeALeftTurn Jun 2013 #78
K&R DeSwiss Jun 2013 #85
Now this should be classified! kentuck Jun 2013 #91
that is bush crap mshasta Jun 2013 #95
BFEE Takes Charge: The Uses of 'Counter-Terrorism' Octafish Jun 2013 #111
Booz Allen Hamilton: What You Don't Know About Snowden's Former Employer ProSense Jun 2013 #128
Author is no longer with us. nt ucrdem Jun 2013 #129
MIR Team (Skinner) banned TakeALeftTurn Reason: Conspiracy crap, obama hater, troll. (nt) pinto Jun 2013 #133
maybe repost with not such shitty sources? Locking this now. bettyellen Jun 2013 #135
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