Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Keep him safe.

Since Mr Obama took office, the rate of threats against the president has increased 400 per cent from the 3,000 a year or so under President George W. Bush, according to Ronald Kessler, author of In the President's Secret Service.

Some threats to Mr Obama, whose Secret Service codename is Renegade, have been publicised, including an alleged plot by white supremacists in Tennessee late last year to rob a gun store, shoot 88 black people, decapitate another 14 and then assassinate the first black president in American history.

And a throw away line in the Jon Stewart show about the Secret Service cutting corners:

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As Stewart demands at the end, they are fixing this, right?

CBS has this headline:
Secret Service Cuts Endangering Obama?

(CBS) Budget cuts at the Secret Service are so deep and a "culture change" so pervasive that the agency tasked with protecting the president is putting his life is at risk, because agents are cutting so many corners.

The explosive charge comes from Ronald Kessler, author of the new book, "In the President's Secret Service," in which Kessler reveals many previously unknown inside info told to him by agents themselves.

The Secret Service denies Kessler's assertion.
As I said, keep Obama safe.


Mike Goldman said...

If Congress would let Washington DC have medical cannabis, that would be a much better choice for President Obama's health than tobacco.

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ellroon said...

Lol... go Bob Barr... *sheesh*