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Rep. Alan Grayson: Syria Intelligence Manipulated
US News ^ | September 5, 2013 | Steven Nelson

Posted on 09/05/2013 5:37:12 PM PDT by don-o

Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., who is aggressively lobbying against a military strike on Syria, says the Obama administration has manipulated intelligence to push its case for U.S. involvement in the country's two-year civil war.

Grayson made the accusation in an interview published Wednesday by The Atlantic and offered more detail in a Thursday discussion with U.S. News. He says members of Congress are being given intelligence briefings without any evidence to support administration claims that Syrian leader Bashar Assad ordered the use of chemical weapons.

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He points to an article published by The Daily Caller that alleges the communications actually showed Syrian officers were surprised by the alleged chemical weapon attack. The communications, according to unnamed sources paraphrased in article, were intercepted by Israeli intelligence and "doctored so that it leads a reader to just the opposite conclusion."

"What they say in The Daily Caller is that [intercepted communications] would lead one to the opposite conclusion," Grayson said. "I don't know if it's right or wrong, [but] there's a very simple way to find out, that's for the administration to show me and other members of Congress" translated transcripts of the intercepts, he said.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; US: Florida; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911; alangrayson; criminalstatedept; florida; impeach; iran; israel; lebanon; maheralassad; russia; syria; thebrotherdidit; unitedkingdom; waronterror
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1 posted on 09/05/2013 5:37:12 PM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

I could kick Obama’s ass for making me agree with Alan Grayson.


2 posted on 09/05/2013 5:38:39 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: don-o

Even disgusting moonbats are sometimes correct.


3 posted on 09/05/2013 5:39:00 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: cripplecreek

Lots of that going around.


4 posted on 09/05/2013 5:39:27 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o
I am telling you - all this admin know is lies. Whenever his lips are moving...............


5 posted on 09/05/2013 5:41:09 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: don-o
America is in real trouble. Impeach King Obama the communists BLACK Muslim. The Senators and House must realize by now that this rat is destroying America both domestic and internationally.
6 posted on 09/05/2013 5:43:02 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: cripplecreek

Even Ed Schultz was grinding Obama on Syria yesterday.When Obama loses a guy like Ed,it’s time for him to pack it up.


7 posted on 09/05/2013 5:46:29 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: don-o

This is what we are talking about!! Not only is there a lie on who did this but there are reports that we KNEW that this would happen and did nothing!! That we had meeting in Turkey with the terrorists and gave them “TONS “ of arms to use after a “game changing event. THESE MEETINGS WERE IN AUGUST BEFORE THE GASSING !! Did we know that the Al Qaeda was going to drop the gas?? Did we know that?


8 posted on 09/05/2013 5:46:51 PM PDT by SADMILLIE (r)
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To: don-o
And here I thought that Grayson was a total idiot.
9 posted on 09/05/2013 5:48:31 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: cripplecreek

Hell must be freezing over when Alan Grayson makes sense..the electro shock therapy the looney bin is giving him must be working


10 posted on 09/05/2013 5:48:41 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: don-o
When even your insane friends don't agree with you...
11 posted on 09/05/2013 5:48:55 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: don-o

He wants that pension bad


12 posted on 09/05/2013 5:49:42 PM PDT by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: don-o

Bullshit. Like the Israelis woild want to depose Assad and install a radical Muslim


13 posted on 09/05/2013 5:49:51 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: don-o; xzins

ping


14 posted on 09/05/2013 5:50:03 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: don-o

This issue may gain ground within the Senate. The House is going to tell the Kenyan to take a hike as it now stands.


15 posted on 09/05/2013 5:51:06 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: VeniVidiVici

I’m saying the intel was doctored but not by israel


16 posted on 09/05/2013 5:51:34 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: cripplecreek

whooda thunk obama could get me to side wirh grayson, code pink and kucinich. the world is truly upside down.


17 posted on 09/05/2013 5:52:51 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: don-o

He ought to know. Grayson would be an expert on intelligence manipulation.


18 posted on 09/05/2013 5:53:01 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: don-o

If Greyson is freaking out, I can only imagine what is going on in the Senate Cloak Room. I sense these morons for this nonsense will be running for the tall grass, squealing like pigs very soon.
I bet every moron Senator for this nonsense is praying a filibuster happens.


19 posted on 09/05/2013 5:53:27 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Stop Worrying And Just Learn To Love The Bomb!)
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To: cripplecreek

Ha!! Agreed!!


20 posted on 09/05/2013 5:55:18 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: cripplecreek

“I could kick Obama’s ass for making me agree with Alan Grayson”

Very good, I agree, lol


21 posted on 09/05/2013 5:55:59 PM PDT by depenzz ("My tastes are simple. I'm always satisfied by the best" WC)
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To: cripplecreek

I’ll add to the LOLZ


22 posted on 09/05/2013 5:56:19 PM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: cripplecreek

The birth certificate, the shady past... the chickens really are coming home to roost, but perhaps not quite the way the Reverend Wright meant.


23 posted on 09/05/2013 5:58:37 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Jim Robinson; don-o; jazusamo

I’m more and more convinced this entire Syrian affair is pre-planned.

It is an effort to strengthen the jihadists.


24 posted on 09/05/2013 6:03:20 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: cripplecreek

concur


25 posted on 09/05/2013 6:03:40 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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To: cripplecreek

-——I could kick Obama’s ass for making me agree with Alan Grayson.——

Think of it in terms of Alan Grayson agreeing with you....!


26 posted on 09/05/2013 6:05:44 PM PDT by Popman (Liberal wars are about killing people for humanitarian reasons...)
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To: Donnafrflorida

Obama did say he’d unite the nation


27 posted on 09/05/2013 6:05:48 PM PDT by grania
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To: Donnafrflorida
whooda thunk obama could get me to side wirh grayson, code pink, cindy sheehag, and kucinich. the world is truly upside down.
28 posted on 09/05/2013 6:07:16 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: don-o

Blind squirrel, stopped clock, etc., etc....

Damn, I hate that I’m actually agreeing with this raving moonbat on something!


29 posted on 09/05/2013 6:13:45 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (My sweet talk is also savory and creamy.)
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To: xzins
It is an effort to strengthen the jihadists.

I would not argue against that, there's too much evidence that supports it.

30 posted on 09/05/2013 6:13:58 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: xzins

Sure is beginning to look that way. Conspiracy to commit treason at the highest levels of government. Obama, Hillary, Kerry, and their plants in all national intelligence/security agencies, et al, are all in it to their ear bones. Benghazi was no accident. Praying our professional military brass is not playing along.


31 posted on 09/05/2013 6:15:53 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: cripplecreek

Post of the day. I feel dirty these days, thanks to the girly man..


32 posted on 09/05/2013 6:19:35 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Barack Barry Hussein Soetoro Obama, America's own Perkin Warbeck..)
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To: All

I agree with him in not backing this disaster but his way of getting there is a little questionable.


33 posted on 09/05/2013 6:23:19 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: don-o

“He who exalts himself will be humbled.” Our current President and his enablers did everything in their power to wheedle and put him forward as a Messiah. They are about to experience a serious humbling.


34 posted on 09/05/2013 6:28:14 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Jim Robinson; jazusamo; P-Marlowe

If this is what I think it is, it is Tonkin Gulf II. No less than.


35 posted on 09/05/2013 6:29:52 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Jim Robinson
Praying our professional military brass is not playing along.

This is what gives me the most trouble getting my head around. Some say that any who rise to the heights had to sell their souls, and they will somehow rationalize violating the oath.

I'm not quite that cynical (yet).

I'll pray for courage to refuse to obey illegal orders, which are pretty likely to be issued.

36 posted on 09/05/2013 6:38:04 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks don-o.
Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., who is aggressively lobbying against a military strike on Syria, says the Obama administration has manipulated intelligence to push its case for U.S. involvement in the country's two-year civil war... He says members of Congress are being given intelligence briefings without any evidence to support administration claims that Syrian leader Bashar Assad ordered the use of chemical weapons.
And what's *his* FR nick?


37 posted on 09/05/2013 6:40:55 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: cripplecreek

“I could kick Obama’s ass for making me agree with Alan Grayson.”

I was thinking the same thing. there has been so many scandals lately I can’t even remember what lie it was he was involved in but I remember having a real hard time just looking at a picture of his face.


38 posted on 09/05/2013 6:45:50 PM PDT by willywill
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To: cripplecreek

God help me, I was actually impressed with his questions yesterday.


39 posted on 09/05/2013 6:59:11 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Jim Robinson
So...today, after listening to Andrew Wilkow on Sirius XM, I decided to listen to the lefties on the progressive channel out of curiosity. I was actually surprised to hear the host as well as the majority of callers voicing their objections to authorization of force.

Sad that the libs have more sense than Bohner on this.

40 posted on 09/05/2013 7:00:54 PM PDT by optiguy (Winter is coming.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

The combination of tech possessed by NRO/NSA could make it easy to send false radio data from anywhere.

Here is what I would do if I had the resources...
It would be no problem to drop a tiny software-defined-radio somewhere in Damascus and have a language expert in Langley send down any conversation they wanted the Israeli monitors on Mt Hermon to hear. (The Israelis must be monitoring from Mt Hermon as it’s the logical choice)

The signal would go out locally on normal frequencies used by Syrian officials. The SDR could be planted in Damascus by a method as simple as placing it inside some common object and simply mailing it to someone. This is a technique also useful for monitoring radio traffic in an area that cannot be picked up by an NRO sat directly because the frequency is too noisy from other sources. The SDR picks up the traffic and relays to the sat.

It reads like a cheap spy novel I know but this stuff is actually possible.


41 posted on 09/05/2013 7:01:17 PM PDT by Bobalu (Bobo the Wonder Marxist leads Operation Rodeo Clown against Syria)
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To: cripplecreek

I share your sentiment. However, you and I both have more reasons than this to kick O’s ass.


42 posted on 09/05/2013 7:05:16 PM PDT by optiguy (Winter is coming.)
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To: don-o
Pentagon Clarifies Hagel’s Comments That Russia Sent Chemical Weapons to Syria
ABC News ^ | September 4, 2013 | By Luis Martinez
"Well, the Russians supply them. Others are supplying them with those chemical weapons. They make some themselves."

Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began
Daily Record (Scotland) ^
BRITAIN allowed firms to sell chemicals to Syria...the UK Government has been allowing the sale of these ingredients to Syria...The chemical export licences...were only revoked six months later, when the European Union imposed tough sanctions on Assad’s regime...The Government...granting licences to companies to export to regimes such as Syria.

UK Arms Exports: more caution needed, warn MP's (UK exported hazardous chemicals to Syria
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3061406/posts


43 posted on 09/05/2013 7:06:03 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: don-o
I think a more productive prayer would be for the courage of the NCOs, junior and senior, to honor their oaths.

I think the still active duty “brass” have already abdicated their leadership roles, given the past few years of evidence.

But I am exactly that level of cynical, probably more than you can imagine.

44 posted on 09/05/2013 7:06:19 PM PDT by sarasmom (Extortion 17. A large number of Navy SEALs died on that mission. Ask why.)
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To: don-o
Grayson = stopped clock.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

45 posted on 09/05/2013 7:08:13 PM PDT by wku man (It's almost deer season, got your DEERGOGGLES on yet? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jexrnFq2fXY)
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To: don-o

Grayson? That guy in Florida who’s nuts?
Wow. This can’t be the same Grayson. This Grayson sounds honest and intelligent.


46 posted on 09/05/2013 7:10:41 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: sarasmom

pentagon = pentagram
no coinky dink
Did you know that the groundbreaking for the pentagon was September 11th 1940something?


47 posted on 09/05/2013 7:32:59 PM PDT by SisterK (we are toast)
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To: don-o

Who would have ever thought that Grayson could be talking sense.

What’s the temperature in Hell?


48 posted on 09/05/2013 7:46:13 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: VeniVidiVici
RE: "I’m saying the intel was doctored but not by israel."

Dittos.
49 posted on 09/05/2013 8:01:08 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: cripplecreek

I feel extremely ill! Agreeing with that Pr!ck on anything is very disturbing.


50 posted on 09/05/2013 8:14:11 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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