Why hasn't the media been all over this?

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    Sure, sure, its old news. But I can't help but wonder why this old news wasn't bigger than it was. Most media outlets covered this story: a national security adviser stealing documents from the national archives relating to the largest and deadliest terrorist attack on US soil in history, took them to a construction site and either hit or deliberately destroyed them.

    This is shocking, appauling news...and people seem just plain disinterested. Am I missing something here? I mean surely this is as important as Barak Obama being mad at Maureen Dowd for making fun of his ears or Henry Ford getting miffed about a white girl in a tv add, or even, in my opinion, the Valerie Plame non-affair which fizzled...this hasn't fizzled...but no one is paying it any attention.


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    Because it is unimportant.
    I worked at the Trustees office in Seattle Washington and archived a few hundred recipes and dirty emails the secretary had left on the machine I was working on. The office administrator threatened me with trying to steal state secrets.

    There are a lot of sick people working in the bureaucracy of the United States.

    No harm and no foul.
     
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    Unimportant like John Walker Jr?
     
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    Somehow the information that Berger swiped seems a little more important that recipes and emails.
     
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    None of it matters.
    I'm just upset that we weren't given more time to learn Spanish before surrendering our nation to the Mexicans.

    Is the plan to let the soldiers in Iraq stay there until they are all dead or will they be rotated out to garden spots like Guam?

    I am curious - I have a deep and abiding respect for the Iraqi military and what they have become. I want to honor them in a real way here in my hometown. I was thinking of inviting my congressman to a rabbit heart chewing ceremony at a local park. Do you think it would be going too far to sing 'God Bless America' while we are showing the flag or would that be crossing the line between church and state?:eusa_boohoo:
     
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    I'd like to see those documents, myself.
     
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    I remember this. Strange case. The DoJ or whatever probably couldn't get enough evidence to move forward.
     
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    Two possibilities with Sandy - first, he's a undiagnosed klepto. Seems he'll stuff papers anywhere, in his pants, underneath mobile trailers, you name it. If this is true, he probably shoplifts as well.

    Or it could be that these documents were incriminating in some way to his precious Clinton. Just saying.
     
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    They had enough to convict him. They gave him a slap on the wrist. Luckily for whomever he works for in '08, he'll be able to get to the documents again, for while I don't see that little detail, he was ordered to not have access to documents for 3 years:

    http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/09/08/berger.sentenced/

     
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    I am still having trouble with the concept that our national security advisor ILLEGALLY removed documents that had relevance to the 9/11 investigations, DESTROYED them, has been found guilty of doing so, and we're shrugging our shoulders as if this was par for the course.

    Sorry...but I just don't see our media going along with this if say, Condi had admitted to shredding a few Presidential Daily Briefings before walking in to testify before the commission....
     

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