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  • Crisis at the National Archives (Obama records missing)

    06/10/2018 3:05:08 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 91 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 10, 2018 | Thomas Lipscomb
    In the middle of directing the difficult task of transferring the historically important records of the Obama administration into the National Archives, the archivist in charge, David Ferriero, ran into a serious problem: A lot of key records are missing. A first-rate librarian, Ferriero has been driving a much-needed digital overhaul and expansion of the National Archives over the nine years of his appointment. This will greatly improve the ability of digital search locally and remotely, as well as accessing the files themselves. To support this effort, in 2014 President Obama signed the Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments. For...
  • Berger's China work makes archive heist look tame

    02/02/2007 5:21:54 AM PST · by radar101 · 22 replies · 900+ views
    WND ^ | 2 FEB 2007 | Jack Cashill
    Two weeks back, the Chinese military shocked America by shooting one of China's aging satellites out of the sky with a ground-based missile. As it happens, no American played a greater role in the success of that shoot-down than the much-discussed chairman and founder of Stonebridge International, Samuel "Sandy" Berger. I do not know whether the results pleased Berger, but I cannot imagine a better advertisement for his subsidiary, Stonebridge China. Berger knows these circles well. During the Clinton years, according to the New York Times, he served as "the point man for the White House's China policy." That policy,...
  • The secret for which Sandy risked his all .... (remove documents from Mr. Clarke's files)

    01/18/2007 6:21:20 AM PST · by IrishMike · 81 replies · 3,923+ views
    WND ^ | January 18, 2007
    If not the most skillful of embezzlers, Samuel "Sandy" Berger is a far more formidable character than the media would have us believe. When he made his now-storied sorties into the National Archives, he risked his career and his reputation in so doing, and he knew it. Rest assured, he would not have done so were the secrets to be preserved not worth the risk of pilfering them. True to form, the major media refuse to even ask the most fundamental question: Just what secrets would justify so much personal exposure? Having read the report on Berger by the House...
  • Sandy Berger: What Did He Take and Why Did He Take It?(Sandy Burglar)

    01/15/2007 7:33:10 AM PST · by kellynla · 90 replies · 2,128+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | January 15, 2007 | Ronald A. Cass
    Some things cry out for explanation. Like finding $90,000 in marked bills in a Congressman's freezer. Or finding out that a blue-chip lawyer who held one of the most important jobs in the nation was willing to risk his career, his livelihood, and his liberty to steal, hide, and destroy classified documents. We all have a pretty good idea what the money was doing in Representative William Jefferson's freezer. But the questions about President William Jefferson Clinton's National Security Adviser, Sandy Berger, just keep piling up. It's time we got some answers.
  • The Berger Files(Sandy Burglar)

    01/13/2007 7:20:33 AM PST · by kellynla · 133 replies · 2,427+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 13, 2007 | staff
    The more we learn about Sandy Berger's brilliant career as a document thief, the clearer it becomes that there is plenty we still don't know and may never learn. On Tuesday, the House Government Reform Committee released its report on Mr. Berger's pilfering of classified documents from the National Archives. The committee's 60-page report makes it clear that Mr. Berger knew exactly what he was doing and knew that what he was doing was wrong. According to interviews with National Archives staff, Mr. Berger repeatedly arranged to be left alone with highly classified documents by feigning the need to make...
  • Did the 9/11 Commission receive all the documents it requested? Davis Releases Berger Report

    01/09/2007 1:55:36 PM PST · by Risha · 188 replies · 6,549+ views ^ | January 9, 2007 | David Marin
    <p>Did the 9/11 Commission receive all the documents it requested?</p> <p>Washington, D.C. – Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Tom Davis (R-VA) released the following statement today on a committee report that sheds important new light on Sandy Berger’s theft of classified documents from the National Archives. The report makes it clear that the full extent of Mr. Berger’s document removal can never be known, and consequently the Department of Justice could not assure the 9/11 Commission that it received all responsive documents to which Mr. Berger had access.</p>
  • How Sandy Berger Stole State Secrets, Destroyed Evidence & Got Off

    01/09/2007 8:57:26 AM PST · by rellimpank · 36 replies · 1,919+ views
    Townhall ^ | 09 Jan 07 | Joel Mowbray
    With the release of an internal investigation last week, we now know that former National Security Advisor Sandy Berger not only knowingly flouted laws for handling classified documents, but he also went to incredible lengths to cover his tracks and thwart investigators. While Berger's "punishment" was a pittance of a fine, former Pentagon analyst Larry Franklin has been financially ruined and sentenced to 12 and a half years for passing along far less-classified information to unauthorized third parties. Unfortunately, disproportionate justice is inherent to the legal system. The written playbook might be the same for various cases, but different judges...
  • Bill Clinton authorized Sandy Berger's access

    01/03/2007 11:48:07 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 369 replies · 14,544+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | January 4, 2007 | By Chelsea Schilling
    Investigation into pilfered documents reveals former president signed letter President Bill Clinton signed a letter authorizing former National Security Adviser Sandy Berger's access to classified documents that later came up missing, according to a newly released investigation report by the National Archives and Records Administration. The sensitive drafts of the National Security Council's "Millennium After Action Review" on the Clinton administration's handling of the al-Qaida terror threats in December 1999 suspiciously disappeared after Berger said he intended to "determine if Executive Privilege needed to be exerted prior to documents being provided to the 9/11 Commission." Then-Attorney General John Ashcroft testified...
  • Berger And Lies

    12/21/2006 5:52:14 PM PST · by Laverne · 37 replies · 1,453+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 12/21/2006 | E&P
    Equal Justice: Sandy Berger deliberately pilfered and hid classified documents. So why is Scooter Libby the one facing prison time? And why aren't these docs on the front page of the New York Times? National Archives Inspector General Paul Brachfield on Wednesday released a report showing that in 2004 Berger, President Clinton's national security adviser, "knowingly removed classified documents from the National Archives and Records Administration and stored and retained such documents at places," including temporarily under a construction trailer outside the main National Archives building. This seems to blatantly contradict the feeble mea culpa Berger issued when in the...
  • How an Ex-Aide to President Clinton Stashed Classified Documents (Sandy Burglar Update)

    12/21/2006 8:33:30 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 46 replies · 1,670+ views
    New York Sun ^ | 21 December 2006 | Josh Gerstein
    A former national security adviser to President Clinton, Samuel Berger, stashed highly classified documents under a trailer in downtown Washington in order to evade detection by National Archives personnel, a government report released yesterday said. The report from the inspector-general for the National Archives, Paul Brachfeld, said Mr. Berger executed the cloak-and-dagger maneuver in October 2003 while taking a break from reviewing Clinton-era documents in connection with the work of the so-called September 11 commission. " Mr. Berger exited the archive onto Pennsylvania Avenue," the report says, recounting the story the former national security chief told investigators. "He did not...
  • Report Says Berger Hid Archive Documents (under a construction trailer)

    12/20/2006 2:12:49 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 374 replies · 13,760+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 20, 2006 | LARRY MARGASAK
    Former national security adviser Sandy Berger removed classified documents from the National Archives in 2003 and hid them under a construction trailer, the Archives inspector general reported Wednesday. The report was issued more than a year after Berger pleaded guilty and received a criminal sentence for removal of the documents. Inspector General Paul Brachfeld reported that when Berger was confronted by Archives officials about the missing documents, he said it was possible he threw them in his office trash. The report said that when Archives employees first suspected that Berger _ who had been President Clinton's national security adviser _...
  • GOP leaders seek probe of Berger papers

    10/11/2006 2:44:58 PM PDT · by John Carey · 46 replies · 1,653+ views
    Yahoo News (AP) ^ | October 11, 2006 | ERICA WERNER
    A group of House Republicans called Wednesday for a congressional investigation into the improper handling of classified documents by President Clinton's national security adviser, Sandy Berger. Berger admitted last year that he deliberately took classified documents out of the National Archives in 2003 and destroyed some of them at his office. He pleaded guilty in federal court to one charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified material and was fined $50,000. Ten lawmakers led by House Armed Services Chairman Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., and Judiciary Chairman James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., released a letter calling for the House Government Reform Committee to...
  • 'Able Danger' Identified 9/11 Hijacker 13 times

    02/15/2006 7:14:18 AM PST · by americaprd · 31 replies · 1,515+ views
    Conservative News Service ^ | 2/15/06 | Sherrie Gossett
    The top-secret, military intelligence unit known as "Able Danger" identified Mohammed Atta, the leader of the Sept. 11 hijackers, 13 times before the 2001 attacks, according to new information released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon, (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees. Able Danger has been identified by Weldon and team member Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer as an elite group of approximately two dozen individuals tasked with identifying and targeting the links and relationships of al Qaeda worldwide. On June 27, 2005, Weldon said that Able Danger had offered in the year before the Sept....
  • Scooter And Sandy (Joseph Farah Raps Perjury Double Standard Alert)

    10/30/2005 10:32:30 PM PST · by goldstategop · 29 replies · 1,250+ views
    World Net ^ | October 31, 2005 | Joseph Farah
    "I think what we see here today, when a vice president's chief of staff is charged with perjury and obstruction of justice, it does show the world that this is a country that takes its law seriously; that all citizens are bound by the law. But what we need to also show the world is that we can also apply the same safeguards to all our citizens, including high officials. Much as they must be bound by the law, they must follow the same rules." – Independent Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, Friday, Oct. 28, 2005 Those were stirring words from...

    07/24/2004 9:05:32 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 95 replies · 4,073+ views
    various | 7/24/04 | vanity
    Yup, Savage was right: he predicted last week that the media would go overboard covering a missing woman, and sure enough .. sadly, but sure enough .. here comes a missing woman in Utah and a suspicious husband. They are purposely avoiding discussing the acts of possible treason and theft of classified documents by the Bergler ..even Geraldo .. it's disgusting. ""When I was informed by the Archives that there were documents missing, I immediately returned everything I had except for a few documents that I apparently had accidentally discarded." Sandy Berger A very telling Washington Times editorial, posted on...