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Friday, January 23, 2015

Supreme Court Rules For TSA Whistle - Blower In Orange County

Americans had the chance to bury TSA pedophiles and criminals years ago - then decided Christmas holiday was more important  

LA TIMES
By David G. Savage
01/21/2015

The Supreme Court extended whistle-blower protection Wednesday to an Orange County man who had disclosed that the government was about to remove armed air marshals from overnight flights to save money on hotels.


In a 7-2 decision, the high court strengthened the shield for federal employees and said Congress wanted to protect those who step forward to reveal dangerous lapses within agencies.

In 2006, Robert J. MacLean was fired from his job as an air marshal after officials of the Transportation Security Administration learned that he was the source of a TV news report that revealed the planned cutback.


They said he had disclosed sensitive security information.


"Goddamn these Grampers… need to make them with a zipper…"

The news report also embarrassed the agency and prompted it to reverse course. Within 24 hours of the disclosure, members of Congress complained, leading the TSA to announce it would not remove the air marshals from the overnight flights.


"First inset the four fingers widening the orifice,
then ram the fist in to the elbow."
Since then, MacLean has been appealing his firing as a federal employee under a law that extends protection to employees who reveal violations of laws and regulations as well as “gross mismanagement and abuse of authority.”

MacLean won a preliminary ruling from a federal appeals court panel, but the Department of Homeland Security appealed to the Supreme Court.

Its lawyers argued the agency had a regulation forbidding disclosures involving “aviation security measures.”



But Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said this regulation did not have the force of law.


"I could not believe the American TSA had arms that long!"

He also said MacLean was just the kind of whistle-blower whom Congress meant to shield, noting he had revealed crucial information that prompted the agency to change course.


"Now just spread those cute little cheekies a little wider 
sonny, this won't hurt a bit…"
Wednesday’s ruling in DHS vs. MacLean is a major win for the former air marshal, but will not immediately lead to his reinstatement.

He must now take his case to the Merit Systems Protection Board to argue that as a whistle-blower, he should have not have been fired.

MacLean, who now works in residual construction management in south Orange County, said Wednesday he was “very honored and grateful that the Supreme Court decided the case."


"I’ve always believed with the information that I had, it was not illegal to do what I did. Violating an agency rule or regulation does not trump the federal whistle-blower protections laws.”




Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Anthony Kennedy dissented. Sotomayor said the court had "left important decisions regarding the disclosure of critical information completely to the whims of individual employees."


"O.K. Grandma, what's it gonna be… two fingers or the entire fist…"

The opening of Wednesday’s court session was disrupted for about a minute when several protesters stood and shouted. They were there apparently to mark the fifth anniversary of the court’s Citizens United decision, which lifted limits on political spending by corporations, unions and others.

After a pause, the chief justice broke the tension, joking: “In our second order of business…”

Staff writer Dan Weikel contributed to this report.




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ANDREW KREIG: EXPERTS REJECT FIRE AS CAUSE FOR 9/11 WTC COLLAPSES

The real truth on 9/11 slowly continues to bleed out

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Technical experts are mounting major challenges to official U.S. government accounts of how three World Trade Center skyscrapers collapsed in near-freefall after the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago.

Many researchers are focusing especially on the little-known collapse of

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The Geopolitics Of The United States, Part 1: The Inevitable Empire

The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

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STRATFOR Editor’s Note: This installment on the United States, presented in two parts, is the 16th in a series of STRATFOR monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.

Like nearly all of the peoples of North and South America, most Americans are not originally from the territory that became the United States.

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Geopolitics Of The United States Part 2: American Identity And The Threats of Tomorrow

A look back at 2011 predictions for the future in order to put events of today into perspective

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We have already discussed in the first part of this analysis how the American geography dooms whoever controls the territory to being a global power, but there are a number of other outcomes that shape what that power will be like. The first and most critical is the impact of that geography on the American mindset.

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By Robert S. Finnegan

This e-mail outlines and confirms the acts of espionage against Indonesia and Indonesians by Akiko Makino and the others involved both in Kobe University and in AI Lab at University of Airlangga, Surabaya; Bahasa Indonesia original follows English translation...

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THE 5TH ESTATE UNEQUIVOCALLY WARNS THE PUBLIC NOT TO TAKE OR GIVE THIS PROVEN DANGEROUS, INEFFECTIVE DRUG TO ANYONE

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The 5th Estate has just purchased a library on H5N1 "Novel" virus pandemics, there are dozens of PDF and Exel documents we feel will assist you in saving lives following intentional releases of the H5N1 and now MERS viruses; we will begin by printing those that appear to be extremely relevant here: H5N1 Kobe-Kawaoka-Ernala series continues soon with more "Smoking Gun" e-mails from Teridah Ernala to The 5th Estate . . .

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By Robert S. Finnegan

On October 12, 2002 the Indonesian island of Bali experienced a terrorist attack that rocked the world. It was unquestionably well-coordinated and executed, the largest in the country's history.

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