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Meet America's New Big Brother

On February 13, 2002, Americans were warned that our nation was facing the threat of danger to homeland security. Three hours later it happened, but nobody told America. That day, John M. Poindexter was appointed Director of the Pentagon's Information Awareness Office.
Meet America's New Big Brother
Meet America's New Big Brother
Meet America's New Big Brother
 http://www.hereinreality.com/bigbrother.html

--Who's John Poindexter?
A retired Navy Admiral, John Poindexter lost his job as National Security Adviser under Ronald Reagan, and was convicted of conspiracy, lying to Congress, defrauding the government, and destroying evidence in the Iran Contra scandal. [1]

--What's the Information Awareness Office  http://www.darpa.mil/iao/(IAO)?
It's a new office created by the Pentagon agency DARPA  http://www.darpa.mil/ after 9/11 to gather intelligence through electronic sources like the internet, phone, and fax lines. [2]

--Why did John Poindexter get the job?
He was the Vice President of Syntek Technologies  http://www.syntek.org/overviewv2.htm a government contractor. Syntek and Poindexter worked for years with DARPA to develop Genoa, a surveillance device that's a combination cutting-edge search engine, sophisticated information harvesting program", and a "peer-to-peer" file sharing system. Kind of a military-grade Google/Napster for use in instant analysis of electronic data. [3]

--What was Iran-Contra all about?
Iran was holding American hostages. President Reagan said we would not negotiate with terrorists. At the same time, the CIA wanted to support a rebel army in the overthrow of the Nicaraguan government. Congress said no.

So John Poindexter, along with Oliver North and many others, went behind President Reagan's back (supposedly) and sold weapons to the Iranians (illegally), then took the money they made and funneled it to the brutal "Contra" army that they built in Central America (also illegally). See [1]

Video clip of John Poindexter  http://www.cnn.com/resources/video.almanac/1986/iran.contra/poindexter.mov taking the Fifth Amendment before Congress
From the CNN Video Almanac  http://www.cnn.com/resources/video.almanac/1986/index2.html#iran.contra QuickTime 1.4M

Read some of the Ollie North / John Poindexter emails  http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/18/archive/ that they unsuccessfully tried to destroy
From CNN Interactive

John Poindexter isn't the only Iran-Contra conspirator to be appointed to a high-level position.
Read about more Iran-Contra alumnus who now hold top government posts here  http://www.fair.org/extra/0109/iran-contra.html

--Why didn't I hear about his appointment on the news?
Very few newspapers and virtually no TV stations announced Poindexter's appointment. Apparently they didn't consider it "newsworthy".

--Something seems fishy; what can I do?
Contact your lawmakers and tell them how you feel about the appointment of John Poindexter. Ask the media, too, to give more coverage to this and other appointments.

Also see:

James A. Baker  http://www.hereinreality.com/baker.html
How did someone with an intelligence job in the Justice Department end up watching the events of 9-11 with the Bin Ladens?

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Frank Carlucci  http://www.hereinreality.com/news/rand.html
His Think Tank job helps rake in war profits. Strangely enough, he also watched the 9-11 attacks with the Bin Ladens.

more Reading and Viewing:

Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion
by Gary Webb
 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1888363932/hereinreality-20

COVERUP: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair
 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6301045661/hereinreality-20

References:

[1]

Executive Summary of the Walsh Report
Official findings of the Independent Counsel investigations
 http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/walsh/execsum.htm

New York Times
Iran Payment Is Found Diverted to the Contras; Two Reagan Men Are Out
 http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1125.html

CNN Interactive
Iran-Contra White House Email
 http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/18/archive/

[2] [3]

Guardian Unlimited
No More Mr. Scrupulous Guy:
How one of the two brains behind the Iran-Contra scandal this week became one of America's most powerful men
 http://www.guardian.co.uk/Columnists/Column/0,5673,651975,00.html

NewsFactor Network
Can Cyber-Intelligence Prevent Real-World Terrorism?
 http://www.newsfactor.com/perl/story/13618.html

New York Times
Chief Takes Over New Agency to Thwart Attacks on U.S.
 link to www.nytimes.com

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Thank you 15.Nov.2002 07:37

me

you are appreciated

no conviction for Poindexter 15.Nov.2002 07:51

reader

RADM John Poindexter IS NOT a convicted felon. His conviction was reversed on appeal, or doesn't that count??

Reversed on my ASS 15.Nov.2002 10:00

Metal Pancreas

No- that reversal DOESN'T fucking count. Just like all the pardons that presidents give in their last six seconds of office doesn't count. Just like the decision to give W. Bush the presidency doesn't count. Just like nothing a complete asswipe moron makes up in his or her addled mind doesn't count. Our legislative system is just as corrupt as any other part of the government. And when some rich, fat, white (sound familiar) conflict-of-interest mother fucker gets exonerated THAT DOESN'T COUNT. Ever.

poindexter is a fascist 15.Nov.2002 10:03

not blind deaf and dumb

As told succinctly by FAS.org, Poindexter was "Indicted March 16, 1988, on seven felony charges. After standing trial on five charges, Poindexter was found guilty April 7, 1990, on all counts: conspiracy (obstruction of inquiries and proceedings, false statements, falsification, destruction and removal of documents); two counts of obstruction of Congress and two counts of false statements.

District Judge Harold H. Greene sentenced Poindexter June 11, 1990, to six months in prison on each count, to be served concurrently. A three-judge appeals panel on November 15, 1991, reversed the convictions on the ground that Poindexter's immunized testimony may have influenced the trial testimony of witnesses. The Supreme Court on December 7, 1992, declined to review the case. In 1993, the indictment was dismissed on the motion of Independent Counsel."