John O Brennan Confirmation hearings

kwoods(Cold z7 Long Is)February 8, 2013

Any opinions on Brennan?

I think he's a war criminal and the fact that he was even nominated reflects poorly on Obama's policy and decision making.

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david52_gw

His duel approach of maximizing secrecy while maximizing transparency left me in awe.

    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 11:17AM
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labrea_gw

Senator after Senator trying to nail him for being a blabber mouth.
I believe water boarding is torture & yes that would make him complicit.

    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 1:13PM
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nancy_in_venice_ca Sunset 24 z10

Depressing beyond words.

    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 1:47PM
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fancifowl(5Pa)

Hes the guy for the job.

    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 1:49PM
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marshallz10(z9-10 CA)

YES, this has been a depressing choice for heading the CIA, a political position and one reflecting directly on the President to which the CIA reports. Calling on a former long-time CIA analyst and spy to head the agency might be a message to the DOD and NSA that the President wants an independent voice that he trusts in that position. No matter...Brennan is complicit in war crimes via sanctioning torture.

    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 2:01PM
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chisue

I caught the part where he said he'd expressed his opposition to waterboarding, yet...there was no CIA record of anyone opposing it.

He and his ilk caused me to stop flying my American flag out of shame -- and fear. That taught me a little about how it felt to live in Nazi Germany. Any more of this 'paramilitary action' or 'temporary suspension' of rights by the CIA and I will become interested in the supposed 'government takeover' the 'gun nuts' are talking about. (How to know which are the Brown Shirts before it's too late?)

    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 7:32PM
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