Homeland Security's pedophile

Homeland Security deputy press secretary Brian J. Doyle will probably be going away for quite a while as he was caught seducing a 14-year-old girl (actually an undercover officer) via the internet.

Oh, and this pedophile was using government computers, phone lines, and even his government issued cell phone to do it.

Terrance Heath writes:


Does Doyle’s job require a security clearance? I imagine it must if it makes him privy to information regarding homeland security. Well, last month it came to light that the Bush administration rewrote the rules for granting national security clearances to gays & lesbians seeking security-related jobs in a way that makes it easier to deny security clearances to gays & lesbians, and to use sexual orientation as one reason. Call me crazy, but I think a closeted pedophile like Doyle is more susceptible to bribery, and more likely to compromise national security to keep his proclivities secret than someone who’s openly gay or lesbian.
A disgusted Taylor Marsh tells the story of Justin Berry, an underage boy who "had given Bush's Justice Department the names of over 1,500 people who he'd had sexual experiences with over the time he ran his web porn site. To this day, the Bush Justice Department has done NOTHING. That's right, nothing."

Christy Hardin Smith, in a lengthy post on child molesters and the incomprehensible failure of the Dept. of Homeland Security, asks why background checks are being done on activists and not the staff of Homeland Security. (Republic of T, Taylor Marsh, FireDogLake)

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