Wednesday, January 11, 2006

NSA Traitor Admits Guilt

Russell Tice, thy name is Benedict Arnold.

Tice is the self-admitted NSA source for the NY Times domestic surveillance story. Last night, Tice told Brian Ross of ABC News that

"secret "black world" operations run by the NSA were operated in ways that he believes violated the law. He is prepared to tell Congress all he knows about the alleged wrongdoing in these programs run by the Defense Department and the NSA in the post-9/11 efforts to go after terrorists.

"The mentality was we need to get these guys, and we're going to do whatever it takes to get them."

I have no problem with doing whatever is necessary to defeat, thwart, capture, or kill the enemy. I am not calling Zarqawi, Zawahiri, or bin Laden to wish then a nice day, so I have no concern at all that my phone is bugged. Those who do make calls to terrorists should feel the heat.

Russel Tice was dismissed by the NSA for what the agency called "psychological concerns." Tice apparently was what is known in the civilian world as a disgruntled worker. If he had comcerns, there are avenues to address those concerns within the government. Making known on-going secret surveillance programs to newspapers and other media in time of war is not one of those avenues; it is treason.

The life of Indigo Red is full of adventure. Tune in next time for the Further Adventures of Indigo Red.


Don said...

Can the book promotion be far behind? His fat ass should be locked up for evermore.

old soldier said...

When are we going to quit being nice guys and place national security ahead of other people's vindictiveness? This guy had an axe to grind and has blown a classsified program, giving our avowed enemy a decided edge at least for period of time. This guy should literally be raked over the coals (while they're red hot).

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dcat said...


If there is a book deal, all proceeds should be taken away from him and given to a just cause!

And his ass in jail for all eternity! Or even the death penalty!

Mike H. said...

Put him in a cell for the criminally insane. His dismissal was for a paranoia problem. I agree with dcat either no book or paid to charity.

Mike H. said...

BTW the NYT has to have a court date also.