28AUG2013: X-BIG SIS Warns of ‘Serious’ Cyber-Threat, Devastating Disaster


Photo retrieved via DrudgeReport
Photo retrieved via DrudgeReport

The Government Rag editorial comment: “GET READY AMERICA… Soon to be X-Big Sis has spoken…” 

(RT) The departing US Homeland Security Secretary used her farewell speech to warn the nation’s leaders of an impending “serious” cyber-attack as well as a natural disaster, the impact of which will dwarf Hurricane Sandy and other disasters in recent memory.

Janet Napolitano, after four years at the helm of the Department of Homeland Security, delivered her final speech Tuesday morning before she formally exits her position next week.

Many things still need tending, and my successor will most certainly have a full plate on his or her hands,” she said, adding that she faced “many challenges” over the past four years, including Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill two years before that.

Napolitano, whose Department of Homeland Security was created in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and is primarily responsible for immigration and airport security, said the agency launched a “historic” effort after the attempted “underwear bombing” in 2009. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) helped coordinate screening efforts against “nonmetallic devices” in 190 countries, she said.

The lesson is clear: For every attack we experience, every threat we face and every piece of intelligence we come across, we learn,” she continued. “And we get stronger and more nimble.”

On Christmas Day 2009 a bomber managed to board a plane from Amsterdam to Detroit, Michigan armed with an explosive. Napolitano did not mention how the bomber was able to subvert security or her much-maligned comment at the time asserting that “the system worked.”

From that attempted attack, we learned that relevant information possessed by US Customs and Border Protection needed to be available overseas – at the point of departure for this US. We fixed that,” she said. “We learned that our adversaries were moving to non-metallic devices. We adapted our screening technology and tactics to counter that.”

Napolitano, the former governor of Arizona, was rumored to be interested in replacing US Attorney General Eric Holder but, as he has shown no signs of leaving the office, she announced she would become the next president of the University of California system.

Civil libertarians have frequently criticized Napolitano for what they perceive as invasive TSA practices. The agency, which is overseen by the Department of Homeland Security, has expanded over the past decade despite frequent allegations of misconduct and failed inspections.

The outgoing DHS chief also had harsh words for her detractors in Congress. Despite the annual deportations being at their highest number in decades, congressional Republicans have criticized the Obama administration for failing to crackdown on immigration policies. Napolitano has championed the Dream Act, meant to ease the path to citizenship for immigrants.

Congress had a chance to give these so-called dreamers a way to stay in our country through the Dream Act, but unfortunately, that legislation failed to garner the 60 votes needed for closure, falling just five votes short, despite strong bipartisan support,” she said.

Napolitano went on to offer an open letter of advice to her successor.

You will also have to prepare for the increasing likelihood of more weather-related events of a more severe nature as a result of climate change, and continue to build the capacity to respond to potential disasters in far-flung regions of the country occurring at the same time,” she said. “You will also need a large bottle of Advil.”

Read Original: http://rt.com/usa/janet-napolitano-farewell-speech-084/

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SO LONG LOUGHNER: A life sentence for a framed patsy


Sentencing day: New evidence, facts, and suppressed info-  Could Loughner be innocent?

Stephanie Sledge | The Government Rag | 06Nov2012

Jared Lee Loughner will be sentenced after accepting a guilty plea bargain on November 8th, 2012 for the alleged Tucson Safeway shooting rampage that took place on January 8th, 2011. Six people were gunned down and 13 others allegedly injured. Among the dead were a federal judge and a 9-year old girl – they call Christina-Taylor Green.

From the beginning, it is said that Jared Lee Loughner was a crazy, deranged schizophrenic, psychopathic that lacked the help of the mental health industry, went on a killing spree, and then drank the federal penitentiary pharmaceutical ‘Kool-aid’ mixture that brought him back to sanity. At least long enough ‘sanity’ for him to enter into a guilty plea. Now, in just a few days, Loughner will be sentenced to life in prison.

But, wait a minute, back it up! Could Jared Lee Loughner actually be an innocent man? After investigating this case just a couple of months shy of two years, it is apparent that Loughner’s attorney, Judy Clarke has no interest in investigating this case. Has Clarke failed to adequately investigate or prepare for Jared Lee Loughner’s trial? Why would Jared take a plea when all the evidence points to a well-prepared and pre-meditated psy-op, which used Loughner as a patsy scapegoat? That’s right, I believe Loughner is innocent until proven guilty and taking a ‘dirty’ deal was just what the premeditators needed to carry out a secretive military medical agenda that used a highly technologically advanced brain procedure called Suspended Animation and assassinated a judge at the same time.

Even deeper behind the scenes of this shady shooting there was begging cries for more mental health agenda coming from the lobbyist and pharmaceutical drug dealers to the point where Loughner’s case set a precedent to allow for forcible drugging of prisoners. Nobody is looking and nobody cared that Loughner – a man that some say was set-up, lured to the scene, and then became a patsy in order for the legitimate assassination of Federal Judge John M. Roll to be carried out.

The following are facts of this case that have been suppressed or ignored in the mainstream AP Press outlets and considered eyebrow-raising material…

READ THE FACTS AND EVIDENCE SURFACING HERE

http://www.thegovernmentrag.com/so-long-loughner-a-life-sentence-for-a-framed-patsy.html

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