White House prepares Executive Order to ‘protect the country’ from Cyberattacks


The White House is circulating a draft of an executive order aimed at protecting the country from cyberattacks, The Hill has learned.

The draft proposal, which has been sent to relevant federal agencies for feedback, is a clear sign that the administration is resolved to take action on cybersecurity even as Congress remains gridlocked on legislation that would address the threat.

The draft executive order would establish a voluntary program where companies operating critical infrastructure would elect to meet cybersecurity best practices and standards crafted, in part, by the government, according to two people familiar with the document.

The concept builds off of a section in the cybersecurity bill from Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) that was blocked last month by Senate Republicans, who called it a backdoor to new regulations.

The draft has undergone multiple revisions and is brief, spanning no more than five pages. It is still being worked on and is subject to change, the people familiar with the draft stressed.

It’s also unclear whether the final product will get the president’s approval to move forward.

A new draft of the executive order is expected to be shared with agencies next week.

White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan first floated the idea of an executive order in a speech a few days after the Senate bill failed. He said the White House would consider taking action on the executive level to ensure key infrastructure such as the power grid, water supply and transportation networks are secure.

The momentum for cybersecurity legislation in Congress weakened after Lieberman’s bill failed to clear the Senate. Now industry groups and Congress are watching the White House for clues about what might be included in a executive order on cybersecurity.

A spokeswoman for the White House declined to comment on whether a draft for a executive order was being circulated, but said it is one of the options the administration is weighing.

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Occupying the White House: Who is the U.S. President?


A straight answer to this questions is no one but Barack Obama himself knows who he is. His Certificate of Life Birth is fake and so is his Selective Service registration card. The White House invested over $1.7 million to deny investigators access to his college records and portions of his background information were suspiciously lost or are missing from record keeping offices. Not even the governor of Hawaii, Neil Abercrombie was able to produce the original paper document known as the Long Form Birth Certificate.

In recent weeks, independent investigators and former law enforcement officials worked together to determine if the document that the White House presented as Barack Obama’s birth certificate was indeed a forgery, as it was shown by several alternative media outlets just a half an hour after the PDF file was made public on the White House website. After the forgery was confirmed by forensic investigators, members of a Cold Case Posse working under the direction of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio also concluded that Obama’s Selective Service registration card had also been tampered with before being shown in public.

In the case of the certificate, investigators determined that several parts of the PDF document had been individually placed on a white computer screen page to mimic what a real birth certificate would show. After placing all of the items on a computer file, the forgers placed an image of the green background that all birth certificates are printed on in the United States. When analyzed, the computer file was determined to be a forgery by experts who discovered the placement of the individual items as well as the “white shadow” left by those items once they removed the fake green background or after cutting out the text layers. The file resembling Barack Obama’s birth certificate is just that, a computer file. According to investigators such as former police officer Mike Zullo, the supposed birth certificate does not exist in paper form, because it was created on a computer, and the only time it left the computer it was made on, was when it was placed on the White House website as a PDF file.

Hawaiian governor Neil Abercrombie manifested his intention to clear U.S. president Obama of any wrong doing or fault and to publicly show his birth certificate, which he believed was archived in the state of Hawaii. But when Abercrombie got into office and initiated proceedings to obtain the paper form of Obama’s certificate, he was not able to find it. It was missing. Later on, the White House conducted a press conference to show an image of what they claimed to be Obama’s official birth certificate. After being analyzed by many graphic design experts, the PDF document was deemed to be fake. Since then, the White House never officially responded to accusations that the file shown during the press conference was fraudulent.

Six months ago, a group of citizens in the state of Arizona approached Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office in Maricopa County and talked to him about their concern regarding the voting process and how their votes could lose all validity due to the fact that no rules were officially established to certify that a presidential candidate in the United States was who he said he was. As it stands now, anyone can claim to be anyone, fill out a card with his name, sign it and then run for president. Mr. Arpaio called a group of investigators composed by former law enforcement officials, lawyers and digital forensic investigators who were asked to take a look at the citizens’ concerns. Sheriff Arpaio also asked investigators to look into the possibility that the documents presented as Barack Obama’s birth certificate and then his Selective Service registration card were not real documents, but perhaps forgeries. Those investigators who worked in the case did not receive taxpayer funds or payments to carry out their investigation. After concluding the analysis, they presented their findings during a press conference. The conclusions were that both documents; Obama’s birth certificate file and his Selective Service registration card provided by the White House as legitimate, were indeed fake.

Their conclusion along with citizens concerns about possible fraud during an election year, prompted Arizona senators to write and present a bill which would require anyone running for president to prove they were American citizens, born in the United States, before their names could be be placed on the state’s ballot. The bill was widely accepted by Arizona’s congress, approved, but was vetoed by the state’s governor Janice K. Brewer. Currently, the bill is going through congressional proceedings again, but its passage is being blocked by senator Nancy Bartow. State representatives like Carl Seel, who introduced the bill, and State Senator Lori Klein, are now being asked by Mrs. Bartow to collect the signatures from all members of the Arizonan Congress who have verbally given their support to the bill. This requirement is not part of the rules established by the congress to allow passage of a bill from one committee to another. The bill is right now being held at the Health Committee, which is chaired by Senator Bartow.

Other independent researchers like Jerome Corsi, who also joined Sheriff Arpaio’s investigation, discovered that records corresponding to the week of Barack Obama supposed birth, called by Corsi as the Pacific Records, were also missing. “The records pertaining to the week that Obama was born are missing. I cannot find any document about Obama’s past that is legitimate or not forged,” says Corsi. According to him, now that the investigation has concluded that Obama’s documents are fake, an official investigation will begin and that will allow the public to realize that “Obama is lying about who he is.” Mr. Corsi warns that the key facts about Barack Obama’s life in the United States are either hidden by the White House, as in the case of the college documents, or are missing, as it happened with the INS cards that correspond to the week Obama was born. He says that the National Archives has confirmed that those documents are missing from its records. In recent weeks, Mr. Corsi unveiled information from his interview with postman Allen Hulton, who for many years delivered mail to the residence of Tom and Mary Ayers, the parents of U.S. terrorist Bill Ayers. The Ayers are thought to have paid for Barack Obama’s college education in Chicago in the 1980s and early 1990s. The Ayers family publicly admitted that they were paying for a foreign student’s education bills. This student, according to Mr. Hulton, was the man people know today as Barack Hussein Obama.

“The Sheriff made clear to me that he wanted an unbiased, non-political investigation,” says Mike Zullo, the lead investigator of Sheriff Arpaio’s Cold Case Posse. “He said in numerous times that he wanted to clear the president, to have this issue go away and have the country move on.” But for Zullo’s and the rest of the posse’s surprise, the matter was far from going away. As investigators began to look at the April 27, 2011 document presented by the White House as Barack Obama’s legitimate certificate of birth in its electronic or digital form, they found out that the file could be separated into different layers, much as it is done with graphic creations or illustrations. After further analysis, forensic experts realized that several components of the so-called long form birth certificate had been added to the file at different times and had then been “sealed” through a clipping mask. Layers had been cut out and new ones had been added in. “It became apparent to us and apparent to them, that the document had been put together in layers. But had been put together in a way that could only follow human logic, not something that could happen by itself, in a software kind of setting,” said Mr. Zullo during an interview with Infowars.com.

The suspicions that the birth certificate was fraudulent were confirmed after completing another test. “We took the long form certificate and digitally removed the green background. Then we printed a copy with only the written content and put it on a blank screen. We later printed the file onto a green birth certificate background and scanned it. After concluding this process, we weren’t able to alter any of its parts; there were no layers, nothing to be moved at all,” said Zullo. This procedure demonstrated that the supposed Obama’s certificate of birth had been clearly made up by someone with computer software. Another OCR and compression tests conducted by the Cold Case Posse resulted in them finding that the document had anywhere between 45 and 250 layers. Additionally, the registrars and date stamps were found to have been imported into the document, rotated 90 degrees and then placed as if they were original to it. “The document had been 100 percent manufactured, manipulated, but worse than that, the registrar’s stamp and date stamp have lo legal authority certifying this document to be anything,” concluded Zullo.

The case of the Selective Service card does not get any easier for the Obama White House. According to investigators from the Cold Case Posse, the document has a post office date stamp that is different to the ones used back in the day when Barack Obama supposedly appeared at a US Postal Service venue to validate his identity and fill out the card. Back in 1980, the law required people to go to a postal service office, show a valid form of identification, fill out the card and register for selective service. Barack Obama’s Selective Service card was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by a former Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer. When the former officer received the card, the date stamp read July 29, 80, as supposed to July 29, 1980. That is 07/29/80, instead of 07/29/1980. After filing a new Freedom of Information Act request, more Selective Service cards from other individuals that filled out their cards around the same days as Barack Obama did confirmed that the date stamp had to be as mandated by United States Postal Service protocols, which was a date with a four digit year. Obama’s Selective Service card’s date stamp was not aligned like the other ones that investigators requested and obtained. The date stamp was offset to the right and low to the right of the stamp.

For investigators, it was clear that whoever forged Obama’s Selective service card could have not obtained a 1980 date stamp from a postal office. According to Mike Zullo, what the forger must have done was to cut a 2008 date stamp in half, rotated it so the printing would read 80 and not 08, placed it on to a handle and stamped it onto what it has been claimed is Obama’s Selective Service card. “What the person did not realize is that if the stamp wasn’t cut straight, it would push against the handle’s compartment and offset the numbers to the right, as it appears to have happened with Obama’s card.” Mr. Zullo says he replicated the effect by cutting a 2008 stamp in an angle and reproduced the offset date stamp just as the forger did on Obama’s Selective Service card. “our contention is that it is another manufactured document.”

Along with the forged Long Form Certificate of Birth and the fake Selective Service card, investigators have found opposition from the government when trying to run Barack Obama’s supposed social security number through federal law enforcement records. They have once and again been blocked from running his number, which many independent investigators believe is also fake.

Along with Mr. Zullo, other police officers, lawyers and forensic experts have begun an official full force investigation to get to the bottom of who and why falsified Barack Obama’s documents, why did the White House presented the documents as legitimate even though they were not, and ultimately to find out who in reality is the individual who calls himself Barack Hussein Obama. When questioned as to how long would the investigation take, or if it could come to a conclusion anytime soon, officer Zullo said: “Sheriff Arpaio has given us full authority to continue this investigation and I don’t see it stopping anytime soon.”

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What is the White House Trying to Hide?

The Obama administration refuses to make public the log of visitors as well as documents from the Solyndra scandal.

October 15, 2011

The Obama administration is appealing a judge’s ruling that Secret Service records of visitors to the White House complex are subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.

The Justice Department filed a formal notice of appeal Friday afternoon regarding U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell’s August ruling rejecting arguments that the so-called WAVES records belong to the White House even though they are maintained and used by the Secret Service.

The decision to appeal the ruling to the D.C. Circuit would appear to be in tension with Obama’s repeated pledges to operate the most transparent administration in history. The White House announced in Sept. 2009 that it was voluntarily releasing the names of most White House visitors from Sept. 15 forward. However, the conservative group Judicial Watch sought information on visits before that date.

The position taken by the Obama Justice Department, namely that White House visitor records are presidential records and not agency records, is essentially the same one that the department took under President George W. Bush.

Howell did not rule that every White House visit had to be disclosed. However, she concluded that all the data had to be made public unless the government asserted a specific exemption from FOIA, such as provisions protecting national security and privacy.

There was no immediate comment on the appeal from the White House or the Justice Department.

And on Solyndra…

October 15, 2011

Congress isn’t getting a glimpse of what’s on President Barack Obama’s Blackberry – or any more internal White House communications related to the bankrupt solar company Solyndra, which received a $535 million loan guarantee from the federal government.

House Republicans investigating the loan controversy had requested all internal White House documents about the issue. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee chair Rep. Cliff Stearns said that includes emails on the President’s Blackberry.

On Friday the White House Counsel sent a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee explaining they won’t comply with the request because it “implicates longstanding and significant institutional Executive Branch confidentiality interests.”

The response is hardly a surprise given past administrations’ refusal to comply with similar congressional requests. The difference here? President Obama is the first Chief Executive to carry a Blackberry, so it’s the first time a White House counsel has – even indirectly – turned down an attempt to peek at his email. Neither the Blackberry nor his personal email is explicitly mentioned in the letter.

On October 5, Republican Chairmen Fred Upton and Cliff Stearns requested “all communications among White House staff and officials related to the $535 million loan guarantee to Solyndra” because they believed “the White House was closely involved in the monitoring of the Solyndra loan guarantee after it was issued.”

They said these documents are necessary “to better understand the involvement of the White house in the review of the Solyndra loan guarantee and the Administration’s support of this guarantee.’

In her letter Friday, White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler said, “the three federal agencies most directly involved in the Solyndra loan guarantee, the Department of Energy, the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of the Treasury, are all cooperating with the Committee’s investigation into the Solyndra loan guarantee.”

Together she says the three agencies have turned over 70,000 pages of documents and are continuing to do so “on a rolling basis.” The letter states the White House has turned over another 900 pages related to communications between the White House and Solyndra, its representatives and investors. She offers to cooperate further with the investigators.

CNN has attempted to reach the Chairs of the Energy and Commerce Committee for comment. Expect some kind of political fallout.

Solyndra is a California solar panel manufacturer that had received $535 million in federal loan guarantees before it was forced to halt operations and file for bankruptcy at the end of August, putting more than 1,000 workers out of work.

Before its failure, the company had been touted as an example of the benefits of creating green jobs by the Obama administration. But since then, it has become the center of congressional criticism and a probe by the FBI.

Brian Harrison, the CEO of Solyndra, resigned Wednesday amidst the scandal.

Obama: The Pathological Liar

by Joseph Curl
The Washington Times
July 25, 2011


“Mendacity is a system that we live in.”

- Brick, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”

In the weird world that is Washington, men and women say things daily, hourly, even minutely, that they know deep down are simply not true. Inside the Beltway, we all call those utterances “rhetoric.”

But across the rest of the country, plain ol’ folk call ‘em lies. Bald-faced (even bold-faced) lies. Those folks have a tried-and-true way of determining a lie: If you know what you’re saying is patently false, then it’s a lie. Simple.

And lately, the president has been lying so much that his pants could burst into flames at any moment.

His late-evening news conference Friday was a tour de force of flat-out, unadulterated mendacity — and we’ve gotten a first-hand insider’s view of the president’s long list of lies.

“I wanted to give you an update on the current situation around the debt ceiling,” Mr. Obama said at 6:06 p.m. OK, that wasn’t a lie — but just about everything he said after it was, and he knows it.

“I just got a call about a half-hour ago from Speaker [John A.] Boehner, who indicated that he was going to be walking away from the negotiations,” he said.

Not so: “The White House made offers during the negotiations,” said our insider, a person intimately involved in the negotiations, “and then backtracked on those offers after they got heat from Democrats on Capitol Hill. The White House, and its steadfast refusal to follow through on its rhetoric in terms of cutting spending and addressing entitlements, is the real reason that debt talks broke down.”

Mr. Boehner was more blunt in his own news conference: “The discussions we’ve had with the White House have broken down for two reasons. First, they insisted on raising taxes. … Secondly, they refused to get serious about cutting spending and making the tough choices that are facing our country on entitlement reform.”

But back to the lying liar and the lies he told Friday. “You had a bipartisan group of senators, including Republicans who are in leadership in the Senate, calling for what effectively was about $2 trillion above the Republican baseline that theyve been working off of. What we said was give us $1.2 trillion in additional revenues,” Mr. Obama said.

That, too, was a lie. “The White House had already agreed to a lower revenue number — to be generated through economic growth and a more efficient tax code — and then it tried to change the terms of the deal after taking heat from Democrats on Capitol Hill,” our insider said.

The negotiations just before breakdown called for $800 billion in new “revenues” (henceforth, we’ll call those “taxes”), but after the supposedly bipartisan plan came out — and bowing to the powerful liberal bloc on Capitol Hill — Mr. Obama demanded another $400 billion in new taxes: a 50 percent increase.

Mr. Boehner was blunt: “The White House moved the goalpost. There was an agreement, some additional revenues, until yesterday, when the president demanded $400 billion more, which was going to be nothing more than a tax increase on the American people.”

But Mr. Obama, with a straight face, continued. “We then offered an additional $650 billion in cuts to entitlement programs — Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security.”

The truth: “Actually, the White House was walking back its commitments on entitlement reforms, too. They kept saying they wanted to ‘go big.’ But their actions never matched their rhetoric,” the insider said.

Now, Mr. Boehner and the real leaders in Congress have taken back the process. He’ll write the bill and pass it along to the president, with this directive, which he reportedly said to Mr. Obama’s face in a short White House meeting Saturday: “Congress writes the laws and you get to decide what you want to sign.”

Watching the one-third-of-a-term-senator-turned-president negotiate brings to mind a child spinning yarns about just how the living room lamp got broken. Now, though, the grown-ups are in charge; the kids have been put to bed. Ten days ago, the president warned the speaker: “Dont call my bluff.”

Well, Mr. Boehner has. He’s holding all the cards — and he’s not bluffing.

Biometrically Identifiable Gesture Technology

If you believe fingerprinting or picture ID’s are invasive forms of technology, wait until you read this.

by Luis R. Miranda
The Real Agenda
July 20, 2011

If you have never seen the documentary Shadow Government, I honestly recommend it. It details the latest information regarding the use of technology to create a global identification system of biblical proportions. In this system that is being built as we wonder “why I have to give my fingerprint to obtain a driver’s license”, every single human being will be accounted for; no exceptions.

The variety of technologies available to effectively identify anyone at work, at the gym, at public events, in Court houses and even at home, is simply mind blowing. However, the producers and buyers of these so-called security enhancing tools do not stop thinking about new ways to get the highest paid contracts from private companies or the government.

The latest example of invasive identification technology is Biometric Signature ID, Inc’s BioSig-ID. According to the manufacturer’s description, BioSig-ID is a “Multi-Factor Identity Proofing Technology”; the best of its kind. This earned the company the trust of a variety of organizations going from sectors such as healthcare, the financial and banking systems, online education, cloud computing, the White House and the Department of Homeland Security.

The BioSig-ID is known for its capacity to gather information such as mouse movement patterns, typing speeds, user gestures, and other personal characteristics to fully identify the person who intends to access information or use a piece of equipment.

Biometric Signature ID announced recently it received approval from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its latest patent which will be added to the large collection of technology-based identification tools it produces. The BioSig-ID technology collects movements made with various devices such as a mouse, touchscreen markings, fingers and body movements to create a biometric multi-factor password used for identification purposes.

Convenience is the name of the Game

As it often happens, the use of BioSig-ID as well as other invasive technologies, is presented not as a threat to personal privacy, but as a “convenient way to stay safe” or to keep data and information safe. In other examples of privacy violations we encounter the entertainment industry which managed to create products such as video game consoles that record the users movements as a biometric human fingerprint. Kinect, the device that is inside Microsoft’s XBox, allows users to play by just moving their bodies. “The console detects movement and recognizes people through a camera and various sensors installed on the device.” Isn’t that convenient?

Along with video gaming are the infamous full body scanners, which are supposed to keep us all safe from terrorism, but that instead are one of the most invasive forms of technology ever created. The scanners not only render full naked images of the passengers that allow their privacy to be violated -there is an opt out chance- but also bathes them with poisonous doses of radiation. See information on the scanners’ radiation amounts here. Read about full body scanner backscatter radiation here. Learn about radiation flux here.

Creating a need for invasive identification technologies

The amount of biometric-based identification technology production and consumption has increased exponentially in the last decade or so. This does not mean, however, that the use of these technology is so young. Military and technology contractors have been working on ways to fully identify individuals for a long time. In most cases, technology such as the one developed by Biometric Signature ID has been used in highly sensitive places in companies and military installations.

The success of this technology relies on the fact that a market was created -as it happens with many products- to assure its adoption. The evil part is that people’s fear and government policy are also used to push the production and sale of biometric identification. By the time consumers get to know about its existence, it has already been tried and tested for many years. In the case of BioSig-ID, the product was tested initially by The Tolly Group.

As we cited before, many organizations and companies adopt this kind of technologies under the safety excuse. Data safety, information safety, access to premisses safety, web access safety and so on. In the healthcare business, for example, the DEA requires electronic prescription of controlled substances, another failure of the infamous war on drugs. DEA uses this technology to authenticate access to patients’ records.

In the banking and financial markets, both private institutions and government offices use biometric identification to “bring security and safeguard customer information, reduce fraud, etc. It has not worked very well, though, as millions of customer credit card information has been stolen from those very same institutions and neither the hackers nor the banks have been held accountable for endangering the privacy of their customers.

Education has not escaped privacy violation. Both physical and online educational organizations adopted biometric and other invasive identification technologies to “guarantee” the correct accreditation of students as well as for registration and payment controls. Universities and other learning online-based institutions offer classes online which require signing in with more than one fingerprint.

New internet-based services such as Mobile and Cloud computing will pile on the number of consumers and users of Bi0Sig-ID and similar validation tools. As all content migrates to the “Cloud” and the corporations and the government become more empowered by centrally controlling information and how people access it from work or home, biometric identification systems will be key to mandate certified entrance to those “Clouds”. The idea to have a unique internet ID, as it has been proposed by government officials in several countries is suddenly appearing more and more realistic.

And if you are a government employee, as many are nowadays, and more will be in the near future, get ready to give every single piece of information your body emits. In Mexico,  all federal government employees had to submit to biometric identification recognition in order to keep their jobs. All over the world, government implement security protocols that include the use of Government Identity Cards or Credentials to access and manage information.

E-IDs are already available in countries like Hong Kong, Malaysia, Estonia, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Morocco and Spain.

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