Skip to main content

Voice Your Opinion On Our Poll Questions

Week of August 20, 2018

Week of August 20, 2018
Posted: Aug 20, 2018
Categories: Poll Questions
Comments: 23

Topic: Trump's Revocation of Security Clearance

Share your comments on this topic in the comments section below:

Do you agree with President Trump's decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance?

 

Print
Tags:

23 comments on article "Week of August 20, 2018"

Avatar image

Vicki G., 8/23/2018 5:02 PM

For all the handwringing on both the left and the right over this, it is not a freedom of speech issue. President Trump revoked Brennan's security clearance because Brennan helped perpetrate the Russian collusion fraud, and then lied about it under oath. He certainly has the right now to say any buffoonish things he wishes. As for the argument that the fallout among intelligence operatives should have been a reason to refrain from revoking Brennan's clearance, Trump can use the list of those signing on to support Brennan to identify the politicized Obama holdovers who need to be replaced.


Avatar image

Beverley A Hirzel, 8/23/2018 5:16 PM

I worked for DOD and when I moved and left the job I had to surrender all of my credentials before I walked out the door. There should be no favors cast in government to continue using security clearances. This is just money grubbing advantages that need to be stopped. Please do not tell me our President has to go 'back to' former classified people for advice. He and other President's have had the people necessary to help them at every turn. Stop the madness.


Avatar image

Susan Marcell, 8/23/2018 5:20 PM

yes, yes, yes. Once you leave government in any capacity all of your privileges and percs should be returned. If at any time, you are needed for consultation, which is what they are claiming is the reason for keeping their clearance, it should be relatively easy to bring someone up-to-date on a program or circumstances. Just because it has 'always been done this way' is not a sufficient reason to continue any practice. Time to STOP it.


Avatar image

Erin Metters, 8/23/2018 5:32 PM

I agree with the above comments. I also worked for the DOD and did not retain my clearance when I left. Security clearances should be on a need-to-know basis. Once a person leaves, there is no longer a need-to-know. Why Brennan would expect to keep his clearance when he said such disgusting things about President Trump is beyond belief. Maybe we need a test for stability as well.


Avatar image

Deborah Weaver, 8/23/2018 5:52 PM

Long overdue. Brennan is a disgrace to the justice system. Security Clearance should not be automatic upon retirement and should not be held more than 1-2 years after retirement . If needed at some time in the future, it can be renewed when needed.


Avatar image

Angie Windhauser, 8/23/2018 6:00 PM

My Secret, Top Secret clearances were DEACTIVATED when I left NAVSEA, DOD &, GSA.

Although, my Clearance Account (as well as Brennan's) still exist in confidential cover, the Security levels are deactive.

Unless you are detailed to a highly classified (deep cover), all clearances SHOULD BE DEACTIVATED.

This opens two (2) questions:

- Why does Brennan believe he should have an ACTIVE CLEARANCE?

- Did the previous Administration assign Brennan to a Non-disclosed Operation (who does he really report to?)?


Avatar image

Andrea Calfee, 8/23/2018 6:32 PM

If it had been available in the tick-off box above, I would have said "Hell, yes"!


Avatar image

Glenda Stark, 8/23/2018 10:25 PM

What company let's a ex-employee keep the keys to the front door? To think otherwise is nuts. Wake up DC & America!!!


Avatar image

gloria stapf, 8/24/2018 4:50 PM

He and along w/others are not entitled to keep sec clr forever..When you loose

your job you loose your clearance.


Avatar image

judithl lichliter, 8/27/2018 4:24 PM

The word "Treason" needs to be used in our language today. This would clean/clear the marsh. Sends a message to those who are in/or our of the system and also sends a message to those who are coming into the system. Treason applies to those in office and those who are those who are citizens.


Avatar image

Maria Fernandez, 8/27/2018 10:06 PM

Once out of office all security clearances should cease.


Avatar image

Jessica O'Connor, 9/5/2018 4:58 PM

Brennan has behaved so irrationally lately, I think he is a security risk. He may even be in the early stages of Alzheimer's.


Avatar image

assignmentHub, 10/30/2018 8:26 AM

I emailed them a month ago. I got back a reply basically saying they felt military spending was more important than the health care of their constituents.


Avatar image

street view, 11/2/2018 5:09 AM

ICE is essential to our country until the US has a strong Immigration policy - without it the US will not be a nation of strong laws and it will always have the same border problems.



Avatar image

Case Study Analysis, 2/25/2019 1:56 AM

Good Way Of Telling, Good Post To Take Facts Regarding My Presentation Subject Matter, Which I Am Going To Deliver In My College

Case Study Analysis


Avatar image

1v1 lol, 3/3/2021 10:34 PM

Very good, I think I found the knowledge I needed. I will see and refer some information in your post. thank you


Avatar image

Robyn Cross, 4/9/2021 3:44 AM

When you have to write a speech in an informative manner, you have the purpose of informing your target listeners about a particular issue. This presumes presentation of facts and arguments on a particular topic so that your audience will understand the subject matter of your speech https://super-essays-service.com/informative-papers-buy-now


Avatar image

Alfred Sempten, 4/17/2021 12:58 PM

The Roof toptentguide is the most comprehensive source of helpful information for everyone who wants to get into car camping. Thank you guys for all your efforts. Highly recommended.


Avatar image

2 player games, 5/28/2021 3:32 AM

Thanks for sharing such good information, I got the necessary information from your article.


Avatar image

https://freshessay.net/help-me-write-my-case-study, 10/26/2021 1:07 PM

Hi there! Great discussion and I appreciate you for this article because you are giving more tips to blog readers and this information it’s very useful for me because I am a writer and very often got requests to help me write my case study https://freshessay.net/help-me-write-my-case-study and anyways good work and keep it up thanks.


Avatar image

giacongmypham, 11/4/2021 3:22 AM

Very nice, I believe I've discovered the information I was looking for. I'll have a look at your post and refer to some of the details. Thank you very much.


Leave a comment

This form collects your name, email, IP address and content so that we can keep track of the comments placed on the website. For more info check our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use where you will get more info on where, how and why we store your data.
Add comment