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U.S. intelligence community has 107,035 employees.
The Washington Post ^ | August 29 2013 | Barton Gellman and Greg Miller,

Posted on 08/29/2013 7:46:26 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey

U.S. intelligence community, which has 107,035 employees.

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how does that work out relative to our population?? the math scares me!
1 posted on 08/29/2013 7:46:26 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

I wonder how many of those employees are hired just to spy on other employees?


2 posted on 08/29/2013 7:54:02 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: MeshugeMikey; Revolting cat!; GeronL

No Such Agency has a lot of people!


3 posted on 08/29/2013 7:54:10 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: MeshugeMikey

How many of those folks work as reporters and editors for the MSM? From what I heard, it’s more than you might expect. I heard there are even a few neoconservative GOPer journalists working for Obama. Hint, see if you can find any GOPer reporters supporting a Syrian War. This is when Obama asks them to step up to the plate.


4 posted on 08/29/2013 7:55:04 PM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: Responsibility2nd; JoeProBono
I wonder how many of those employees are hired just to spy on other employees?

"BACK TO WORK!"


5 posted on 08/29/2013 7:55:58 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I think it comes to around 1 spy for every 3000 people in America. That’s a lot of spooks. But, when you add in all the people in the world it comes to around 1 per 70,000. That’s a lot of snooping for one person. However, consider they have access to the most powerful computers in the world and the ratio is still scary.


6 posted on 08/29/2013 7:56:34 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (When you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

And all of them KNOW NOTHING about Bengazi.


7 posted on 08/29/2013 8:00:55 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: MeshugeMikey

The election suggests that out of 300,000,000 people in the U.S. there are only about 145,000,000 with intelligence.


8 posted on 08/29/2013 8:01:44 PM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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9 posted on 08/29/2013 8:05:22 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: MeshugeMikey

Not much of an intelligence community if we can find out how many employees are actually employed by the intelligence community.


10 posted on 08/29/2013 8:07:13 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

they dont appear to have very good security or much in the way of management do they...


11 posted on 08/29/2013 8:14:49 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: George from New England
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NO not odrama...../s
12 posted on 08/29/2013 8:14:49 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: tennmountainman

Selective intelligence was never more meaningful! or perhaps better put selective ignorance.


13 posted on 08/29/2013 8:16:43 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: VerySadAmerican

I await the data.....on their collective SALARIES


14 posted on 08/29/2013 8:23:37 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: a fool in paradise

Im pondering the great likelihood that the number represented does not adequately represent vast number of spooks thusly employed.


15 posted on 08/29/2013 8:23:37 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: Responsibility2nd

mid level spooks?


16 posted on 08/29/2013 8:23:37 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: tennmountainman
And all of them KNOW NOTHING about Bengazi.

Nothing about the Boston Bombers either - well nothing that stopped the slaughter... and nothing about the Fort Hood wacko... Oh - and the TSA has NOT caught ONE terrorist... not one....

Yep, we're getting our money's worth.

17 posted on 08/29/2013 8:24:36 PM PDT by GOPJ (Chicago's 10 year murder toll exceeds that of all US soldiers killed in Afghanistan..)
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To: MeshugeMikey; Revolting cat!; GeronL

How many unpaid interns?


18 posted on 08/29/2013 8:25:15 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: GOPJ

On the bright side, they know what you had for dinner...


19 posted on 08/29/2013 8:33:12 PM PDT by null and void (Frequent terrorist attacks OR endless government snooping and oppression? We can have both!)
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To: a fool in paradise

And volunteers from Obamas Citizen Army?


20 posted on 08/29/2013 8:34:09 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / Progressives all gargle with Botox)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Well, let’s see now. The population of the US is 311,591,917 according to the most recent census. There are 107,035 intelligence employees. Let’s make it simple (after all, this IS government work) and say 300 million and 100 thousand. So that is 3E8 / 1E5 or 3E3. So you have 3,000 people per employee. See how easy that is?

Sleep comfortably knowing you almost have your own personal agent acting as your guardian angel.


21 posted on 08/29/2013 8:35:23 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: MeshugeMikey

Indeed, the number of just over 100,000 intelligence “employees” grossly understates the total amount of manpower being marshaled and deployed. The WaPo article notes the CIA alone now has 21,575 “case officers,” up from 17,000 10 years ago. It also credits the CIA with $14.7 billion of budgeted spending in FY 2013, or about 28% of the total $52.6 billion reported. That’s almost $700,000 of CIA spending per case officer. Clearly, the published total of IC employees must only include the on-payroll (W-2 reporting) government staff. There must be two or three times that many people running around as unofficial “assets” being paid per diem or in casual ways for the work they do.


22 posted on 08/29/2013 8:44:05 PM PDT by Tenega
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Took so many to find an IQ point?


23 posted on 08/30/2013 1:00:31 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Case back hoe for sale or trade for diesel wood chipper....Enforce the Bill of Rights. It's the Law!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Define “Intelligence Community”

There 16 different agencies which all have an intelligence aspect to them falling into several jurisdictions such as the DOD, the DOJ, DOS, the Treasury department and so . Actually, I’m surprised the number of employees isn’t higher.

Here’s the list:

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

National Security Agency (NSA)

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency (AFISRA)

Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)

Marine Corps Intelligence Activity (MCIA)

Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)

Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (OICI)

Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A)

Coast Guard Intelligence (CGI)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of National Security Intelligence (DEA/ONSI)

Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR)

Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI)


24 posted on 08/30/2013 4:20:42 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: KosmicKitty

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Spying on the planet since 1934..../s


25 posted on 08/30/2013 8:42:38 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / Progressives all gargle with Botox)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

“Were in Good Hands with All Statist”..../s


26 posted on 08/30/2013 8:42:38 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / Progressives all gargle with Botox)
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