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Posted: 8/21/2005 2:29:10 PM EDT
Very interesting at her scope of influence and what she did to our military.

Sept. 11 Commission member Jamie Gorelick, who critics say hobbled the war on terrorism when she served as deputy attorney general under President Clinton, was a leading proponent for one of the Clinton administration's most controversial proposals when she served as general counsel for the Pentagon in 1993 and 1994.

In that position, Gorelick took the lead in implementing the White House's hotly contested "gays in the military" plan, which drew howls of protest from the military's rank and file - and even had then-Secretary of Defense Les Aspin openly worrying that Pentagon brass would "derail" the Clinton plan.

"This places an incredible burden on commanders in the field," Sen. John McCain complained at the time. Then-Joint Chiefs Chairman Colin Powell nearly quit over the plan.

In an extraordinary Dec. 22, 1993 press conference, Secretary Aspin attempted to explain a compromise plan, dubbed "don't ask, don't pursue," that had been hammered out with the White House. But after a few introductory remarks, Ms. Gorelick took over.

"The [Armed] services will implement these guidelines, these directives, in 45 days," Gorelick declared. "Investigations of sexual misconduct will be undertaken in an even-handed manner without regard to whether the service member is heterosexual or homosexual."

After spending several minutes outlining the new gays in the military directive, Gorelick took questions from the press, prompting several provocative exchanges.

Here's one:

REPORTER: [What about] personnel security. A gay Marine goes into a position and he has to have a security clearance. Now, on the form he can't put, "I am a homosexual," right?

MS. GORELICK: He will not be asked.

REPORTER: Okay. In the course of the investigation they find out he is a homosexual.


REPORTER: None of that can be used against him?

MS. GORELICK: Not for separation or criminal justice proceedings . . . But his sexual orientation itself, sexual activity in and of itself does not disqualify him from receiving a personnel security clearance.
Link Posted: 8/21/2005 2:31:30 PM EDT
The Clinton administration seems like a bad dream, doesn't it? If it wasn't for Perot and that incredibly mild recession we could have dodged it.
Link Posted: 8/21/2005 2:34:02 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/21/2005 2:39:41 PM EDT by jkstexas2001]
Sexual Orientation is a well-known security risk -- if bad guys find out that X, who has a very sensitive position, is gay, then they can use that info to blackmail him.

She is a good example of how the Clinton's f*cked our military. Because she is also the one ultimately behind Able Danger not being able to share info about Mohammed Atta with our FBI, a year before 9/11, she also is responsible for what happenned on 9/11, just as much as the terrorist pilots. In fact, when there were meetings regarding the Able Danger findings, the MI folks were instructed to put sticky notes over the faces of Atta and the other Brooklyn AQ cell members, in order to help them act as if they did not exist.

Since the Able Danger findings were ignored by the 9/11 commission, and Gorelick sat on that commision, it is likely, in my opinion, she engineered a cover-up of their findings. When members of Able Danger called the 9/11 commission to tell them that documents existed about Atta from the year 2000, they were told "they were not needed"
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