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Diane Sawyer baffles U.S. intelligence chief director James Clapper with question about london terro

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posted on Dec, 23 2010 @ 04:03 AM
Diane Sawyer baffles U.S. Intelligence Chief director James Clapper forcing him to look to his buddies to bail him out. She asked him about the 12 men arrested in the london terror plot causing him to draw a dumb founded blank. How is it that the Chief Director of U.S. intelligence doesnt have a clue about information plastered all over MSM? Proof that it is all BS lies? You be the judge.

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posted on Dec, 23 2010 @ 04:13 AM
In this case I'm inclined to believe the official response. The idea that people at the top have a better idea of whats really happening on the ground than those below them is generally wrong. Directors of anything are mostly concerned with strategy, funding and politics.

It takes time for information to flow up the chain and it usually gets corrupted along the way. Current events only generally get that high when enough people below smell a career ending issue and escalate the decision.

Always liked this little piece on how things work in bureaucracy. I know its exactly true.

"In the Beginning was The Plan
And then came the Assumptions
And the Assumptions were without form
And the Plan was completely without substance
And the darkness was upon the face of the Workers
And the Workers spoke amongst themselves, saying
"It is a crock of #, and it stinketh."
And the Workers went unto their Supervisors and sayeth,
"It is a pail of dung and none may abide the odor thereof."
And the Supervisors went unto their Managers and sayeth unto them,
"It is a container of excrement and it is very strong,
such that none may abide by it."
And the Managers went unto their Directors and sayeth,
"It is a vessel of fertilizer, and none may abide its strength."
And the Directors spoke among themselves, saying one to another,
"It contains that which aids plant growth, and it is very strong."
And the Directors went unto the Vice Presidents and sayeth unto them,
"It promotes growth and is very powerful."
And the Vice Presidents went unto the President and sayeth unto him,
"This new Plan will actively promote the growth and efficiency of this
Company, and in these Areas in particular."
And the President looked upon The Plan,
And saw that it was good, and The Plan became Policy.
And this is how # Happens.

posted on Dec, 23 2010 @ 06:18 AM
reply to post by justwokeup

No. Your answer is rubbish.

You cannot blame the total chaos of the war on terror on bureaucracy. Nor the constant false information that is fed to us.

He has no clue, because he has no clue, it's that simple. Now if i was head of the usa intelligence anything, i'd feel a little "duty" to actually keep tabs on this kind of thing? If i didn't, i'd be fired?

Just another small clue that all is not as it seems. Thanks OP.

posted on Dec, 23 2010 @ 06:25 AM
reply to post by harryhaller

Er... I wasn't answering anything other than the example video in question. Nor was I defending the war on terror at all in a wider way.

I was simply stating that he looked like a typical baffled bureaucrat put on the spot. I found it funny rather than sinister. No doubt his aides caught hell afterwards.

posted on Dec, 23 2010 @ 07:50 AM
reply to post by justwokeup

LOL! Star for you my freind! Awesome! How true! Every wonder how every dildo in a bureaucracy get's promoted? Competence is actually detrimental to ones advancement in a bureaucracy. They promote the incompetent and I always wondered why. Then I had an epiphany. Competence has nothing to do with it. It's the willingness to tow the party line, that's all it is. Be a good little incompetent automiton and march in step. Show your willingness to tow the party line consistently and be a good little scincophant...a butt kisser extrordinair....that's how it works. AND I WON' T NO PART OF IT! So sit back and just let it AMUSE you! Laugh your ass off and don't let it bother you. Peace & Love to you All! Happy Holidays!
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