posted on Jun, 12 2008 @ 07:09 AM
Sorry...I don't buy it.
First, there's the presentation. On the video, she doesn't present herself well at all. She seems unkempt, and mildly intoxicated. While that
doesn't change the truth of the situation (whatever it might be), it certainly doesn't help her credibility. Neither does introducing her pet pooch.
She's not helping build her case at all...and anybody with two brain cells to rub together could probably figure that out before they fired up the
Second, there's the lack of supporting evidence. Yes, she's waving around a thin sheaf of official-looking paper, telling everyone that it's a
restraining order banning her from the District of Columbia. She's very careful to keep the paper out of focus, and in motion, at all times. Why not
simply lay the pages out on a coffee table, or tack them to a wall, and let us actually *read* them? That would seem to be the sensible approach to
Third, there are some glaring holes in the story. I can believe that someone might find themselves the subject of a restraining order if, after thirty
years, they called up their ex-spouse at his (or her) place of employment and called them "every name I ever felt like calling him". However, the
standard form of a restraining order is to define a radius around the person in question (language along the lines of "cannot approach within 50'
of..."), or to simply forbid association or contact with the person. I find it very doubtful that some judge would write up a sweeping "get out of
town" order in any case, and even more doubtful that such an order would be the result of a single phone call. Call me cynical, call me skeptical,
but there's more to this story (if the restraining order is as she claims it to be), or she's eyebrow deep in BoScat.
Aside from the problems I have with the supposed restraining order, why call the Department of Defense? Maybe I'm just being logical here, but why
didn't she call the Attorney General's office? Given that this is a legal matter, and not a defense issue, that would seem to be the place to start.
Then, of course, there's the lack of media coverage. This story (if it's legitimate) has everything a good sidebar story needs...cruel, insensitive
******* who leaves his wife and daughter, government involvement, a secretive spy agency, and huge abuse of government power...and nobody picked it up
outside of YouTubes?
Sorry, ma'am...if you want to convince me, show me the paper in a readable fashion, tell your story in a businesslike manner, and fill in some of the
gaps. As it is, this looks like a(nother) web-video plea for attention.