Ruh-roh. Narrative fail… —————————————— In the small fraction of emails made public so far, Reuters has found at least 30 email threads from 2009, representing scores of individual emails, that include what the State Department’s own “Classified” stamps now identify as so-called ‘foreign government information.’ The U.S. government defines this as any information, written or spoken, provided in confidence to U.S. officials by their foreign counterparts. This sort of information, which the department says Clinton both sent and received in her emails, is the only kind that must be “presumed” classified, in part to protect national security and the integrity of diplomatic interactions, according to U.S. regulations examined by Reuters. “It’s born classified,” said J. William Leonard, a former director of the U.S. government’s Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO). Leonard was director of ISOO, part of the White House’s National Archives and Records Administration, from 2002 until 2008, and worked for both the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. “If a foreign minister just told the secretary of state something in confidence, by U.S. rules that is classified at the moment it’s in U.S. channels and U.S. possession,” he said in a telephone interview, adding that for the State Department to say otherwise was “blowing smoke.”

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A sport? No. S*** there’s no way I could ever do? Yes.

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Just gonna leave this here.

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I am definitely going to have to pay more attention to Foo Fighters. This is awesome on so many levels…

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Attention all planets of the Solar Federation…

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Fun with my three little men — a full day!

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I didn’t make it myself, but a good time was had by my colleagues…!

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I can’t say I was really there a lot, but it was a definitive landmark & I had more than a few good times…

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Do not mess with Lucasfilm / Disney. They made an entire [Expanded] universe disappear.

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“Noah Phillips is a freelance writer and illustrator living in Madison, Wisconsin.” OF COURSE HE IS.

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