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Potential Whistle Blowers threatened with "Gallows Humor"!!! Uh, yeah, sure...

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posted on Oct, 16 2013 @ 07:57 PM

ATF threatens French-style firing squad for agents who leak secrets

After months of anguished debate over mass shootings, gun control and Second Amendment rights, the Justice Department finds itself on the defensive after a training manual surfaced that suggests federal agents could face a firing squad for leaking government secrets.
The online manual for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — complete with a photo of a turn-of-the-century firing squad — was obtained by The Washington Times from a concerned federal law enforcement official, and it immediately drew protests from watchdogs who said it showed a lack of sensitivity to gun violence and the continuing hostile environment toward whistleblowers.

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The view of a Sadist....

I'm sorry, this is pure intimidation. Gallows Humor? My ass. This was a perfectly clear message, "Rats get killed". "Snitches die". "Don't you DARE step out of line, or ELSE".

This is the intentional propagation of a workplace atmosphere of fear and recrimination.

I guess it's the new norm.

Welcome to the US of Amerikuh!

posted on Oct, 16 2013 @ 08:14 PM
So this has been in the manual since 08 and only now is it a problem.

A law enforcement official told The Washington Times that the training materials were assembled for ATF and that the photo appears on a slide deck that was put together by contractors in 2007. The photo has been included in the manual since March 2008.

So did it take five years for someone to look at the manual?


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