FBI violates church-state separation

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It's an understatement to say that the article titled "FBI invited Westboro members to training" (June 30) has me outraged. I was shocked when I read it.

First, this seems to be a clear violation of the separation of church and state. If the FBI invites one church group, does that mean they intend to invite all church groups?

Second, the article stated that the training was for police officers and FBI agents. So when did Westboro Baptist Church members all become law enforcement officials?

Third, if the FBI is so intent on violating the separation of church and state, they could not have selected a worse group to invite.

The members of Westboro picket the funeral services of our fallen soldiers and harass their families. Their disrespect of our service members and their families is appalling. And the FBI considered them a good choice to invite for training?

Folks, if this angers you as much as it does me, please call your congressmen. Tell them what I did -- that they must do whatever is necessary to ensure that such a debacle never happens again.

There are reasons our Constitution requires the separation of church and state. It's a real shame that decision-makers in the FBI apparently haven't read that document.

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Pu239
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Pu239 07/08/11 - 11:01 pm
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Quoting Sun Tzu from The Art of War "It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle." WBC are domestic terrorists and therefore the enemy...

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msfreeh 07/09/11 - 01:11 am
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see link for full

see link for full story
http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/01/27/siu.fbi.internal.documents/index.html
CNN exclusive: FBI misconduct reveals sex, lies and videotape

By Scott Zamost and Kyra Phillips, CNN Special Investigations Unit
January 27, 2011

Editor's note: Some content in this report may be offensive to readers. For more on this CNN exclusive story, watch Kyra Phillips' full report on "The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer" tonight starting at 5 p.m. ET.

Washington (CNN) -- An FBI employee shared confidential information with his girlfriend, who was a news reporter, then later threatened to release a sex tape the two had made.

A supervisor watched pornographic videos in his office during work hours while "satisfying himself."

And an employee in a "leadership position" misused a government database to check on two friends who were exotic dancers and allowed them into an FBI office after hours.

These are among confidential summaries of FBI disciplinary reports obtained by CNN, which describe misconduct by agency supervisors, agents and other employees over the last three years.

Read the FBI documents obtained by CNN

-- An employee had "a sexual relationship with a source" over seven months. The punishment was a 40-day suspension.
-- The supervisor who viewed "pornographic movies in the office while sexually satisfying himself" during work hours received a 35-day suspension.
-- The employee in a "leadership position" who misused a "government database to conduct name checks on two friends who were foreign nationals employed as exotic dancers" and "brought the two friends into FBI space after-hours without proper authorization" received a 23-day suspension. The same employee had been previously suspended for misusing a government database.
-- An employee who was drunk "exploited his FBI employment at a strip club," falsely claiming he was "conducting an official investigation." His punishment was a 30-day suspension.
-- And an employee conducted "unauthorized searches on FBI databases" for "information on public celebrities the employee thought were 'hot'" received a 30-day suspension.
Child Porn Probe Leads To FBI Headquarters
Target claims inquiry is just a “misunderstanding”

JANUARY 5 2011--The government’s pursuit of suspects trafficking in child pornography recently led federal agents to a familiar address--the FBI’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, where a bureau official is the subject of an ongoing criminal probe, The Smoking Gun has learned.

The investigation by the Department of Justice’s inspector general is focusing on FBI employee Joseph Bonsuk’s receipt of nearly 80 illicit images that were e-mailed to him by an Illinois sex offender whose rap sheet includes felony convictions for bank robbery and solicitation of a minor.

Prosecutors move to dismiss charges against former Scout leader

January 3, 2007

NEW HAVEN, Conn. --Federal prosecutors have moved to dismiss charges against a retired FBI agent who was indicted on child sex charges dating back more than a decade when he was a Boy Scout leader, in response to the death of his accuser.

William Hutton, 63, of Killingworth, was arrested in February on charges he enticed a member of his Scout troop to Maine for the purpose of sexual activity in 1994 and 1995.

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http://www.headwatersproductions.com/press/article5.html
Edward Rodgers was in charge of investigating cases of Child Abuse at the FBI

THE DENVER POST - Voice of the Rocky Mountain Empire
May 17, 1990
Sisters win sex lawsuit vs. dad $2.3 million given for years of abuse
By Howard Prankratz
Denver Post Legal Affairs Writer

Two daughters of former state and federal law enforcement official Edward Rodgers were awarded $2.319,400 yesterday, after a Denver judge and jury found that the women suffered years of abuse at the hands of their father.

The award to Sharon Simone, 45, and Susan Hammond, 44, followed testimony of Rodgers’ four daughters in person or through depositions, describing repeated physical abuse and sexual assaults by their father from 1944 through 1965.

Rodgers, 72, who became a child abuse expert after retiring from the FBI and joining the colorado Springs DA’s office, failed to appear for the trial. But in a deposition taken in March, Rodgers denied ever hitting or sexually abusing his children.

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FBI Agent Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse

Tuesday February 17, 2004 11:46 PM

By JOHN SOLOMON

Associated Press Writer
https://antipolygraph.org/cgi-bin/forums/YaBB.pl?num=1077052156
WASHINGTON (AP) - The former chief internal watchdog at the FBI has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl and has admitted he had a history of molesting other children before he joined the bureau for what became a two-decade career.

John H. Conditt Jr., 53, who retired in 2001, was sentenced last week to 12 years in prison in Tarrant County court in Fort Worth, Texas, after he admitted he molested the daughter of two FBI agents after he retired. He acknowledged molesting at least two other girls before he began his law enforcement career, his lawyer said.

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Monday August 8, 2005 Longtime FBI agent sentenced to prison on child porn count
http://www.fbi.gov/kansascity/press-releases/2010/kc033110.htm
also see http://www.policeone.com/news/113935-Longtime-Idaho-FBI-Agent-Sentenced-...
By JOHN MILLER

Associated Press Writer

BOISE, Idaho (AP) A longtime FBI agent who helped arrest mountain-man Claude Dallas and was involved in a deadly 1984 siege involving white supremacists in Washington state is going to prison for 12 months after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography.

William Buie, 64, of Boise, most recently worked as an investigator for the Idaho attorney general's office.

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February 22, 2007
http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2007/022007/02232007/262383
SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. A F.B.I. analyst has been sentenced to seven years in prison for having sex with a young girl in Spotsylvania County.
Forty-four-year-old Anthony John Lesko entered an Alford plea yesterday in Spotsylvania County Circuit Court to nine counts of felony indecent liberties upon a child. An Alford plea means Lesko doesn't admit guilt but believes there is enough evidence for a conviction.
Authorities say Lesko engaged in a sex act with her nine times, beginning when she was nine years old.
According to the plea, Lesko said he was a victim in the case. He said the girl initiated the contact.

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FBI Agent Accused Of Masturbating In Public
http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2010/12/ex-fbi_agent_sentence...
May 25, 2007 09:02 PM
FBI Agent Accused Of Masturbating In Public

Posted by, Marissa Pasquet KOLD News 13 News Editor

FBI Special Agent Ryan Seese, 34, is facing sex offense charges after a cleaning woman said she found him masturbating in a women's lavatory on campus, according to a University of Arizona police spokesman.

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FBI agent arrested on child sexual assault charge

Associated Press - January 15, 2008 6:14 PM ET
http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_7978377
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - An FBI agent is under arrest in Pueblo for investigation of sexual assault on a child by someone in a position of trust.

Authorities say 53-year-old David Allan Johnson is being held in the Pueblo County jail today on a $100,000 bail.

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Former Great Falls FBI agent sentenced on child sex charges

Jan 23, 2008

A man from Great Falls who's accused of sexually assaulting five underage girls will be spending the next 10 years behind bars.

Stanley Perkins, 64, changed his plea to guilty after police began investigating him for child molestation in August 2006.

The former educator, who also served two years as an FBI agent, was sentenced on one count of felony sexual assault.

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http://franklincoverup.com/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=26

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Techfan 07/09/11 - 04:38 am
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404_HXC 07/09/11 - 08:25 am
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rmwhitley 07/09/11 - 09:36 am
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If we really want a
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If we really want a separation of church and state, we end ALL religious TAX EXEMPTIONS. What's your problem with that, aclu?

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Pu239 07/09/11 - 11:50 am
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msfreeh..... only 4 posts in
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msfreeh..... only 4 posts in almost 2 years....all directed at the FBI.....Vendetta?

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walterCT 08/13/11 - 11:12 am
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I'm really glad you are

I'm really glad you are around, msfreeh. I'm surprised to have read that ex-FBI director, Louis Freeh, became a citizen of Italy eight years after leaving his position. Talk about loyalty to one's own country! I think that having an organization that can cover up its crimes and that can intrude so readily and so deeply into the lives of citizens is a national security threat. The USA would in all likelihood be better off to abolish the FBI. I hope, msfreeh, that you are not part of some COINTELPRO operation.

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