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Former CIA Virginia man found guilty of Spying for China

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Friday, the Department of Justice released the following statement:

Jury Convicts Former CIA Officer of Espionage

Today, a federal jury convicted Kevin Patrick Mallory, 61, a former Central Intelligence Agency case officer of Leesburg, Virginia, on espionage charges related to his transmission of classified documents to an agent of the People’s Republic of China.

Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger for the Eastern District of Virginia and Assistant Director in Charge Nancy McNamara of the FBI’s Washington Field Office made the announcement after Senior U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III accepted the verdict.

“It is a sad day when an American citizen is convicted of spying on behalf of a foreign power,” said Assistant Attorney General Demers.  “This act of espionage was no isolated incident.  The People’s Republic of China has made a sophisticated and concerted effort to steal our nation’s secrets.  Today’s conviction demonstrates that we remain vigilant against this threat and hold accountable all those who put the United States at risk through espionage.”

“There are few crimes in this country more serious than espionage,” said U.S. Attorney Terwilliger.  “This office has a long history of holding those accountable who betray their country and try and profit off of classified information. This case should send a message to anyone considering violating the public’s trust and compromising our national security by disclosing classified information. We will remain steadfast and dogged in pursuit of these challenging but critical national security cases.”

“This trial highlights a serious threat to U.S. national security,” said Assistant Director in Charge McNamara.  “Foreign intelligence agents are targeting former U.S. Government security clearance holders in order to recruit them and steal our secrets. This case should send a message to foreign intelligence services and those caught up in their web: we are watching and we will investigate and prosecute those who willfully violate their obligations to protect national security secrets. I want to start by thanking the prosecutors of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the trial attorneys of the Justice Department and particularly the special agents, analysts and professional staff of the FBI’s Washington Field Office for their hard work.”

According to court records and evidence presented at trial, in March and April 2017, Mallory travelled to Shanghai and met with an individual, Michael Yang, whom he quickly concluded was working for the People’s Republic of China Intelligence Service (PRCIS).  During a voluntary interview with FBI agents on May 24, 2007, Mallory stated that Yang represented himself as working for a People’s Republic of China think tank, however Mallory stated that he assessed Yang to be a Chinese Intelligence Officer.

Mallory, a U.S. citizen who speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese, told FBI agents he travelled to Shanghai in March and April to meet with Yang and Yang’s boss.  After Mallory consented to a review of a covert communications (covcom) device he had been given by Yang in order to communicate covertly with Yang, FBI agents viewed a message from Mallory to Yang in which Mallory stated that he could come in the middle of June and he could bring the remainder of the documents with him at that time.  Analysis of the device, which was a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, also revealed a handwritten index describing eight different documents later determined to be classified.  Four of the eight documents listed in the index were found stored on the device, with three being confirmed as containing classified information pertaining to the same U.S. government agency.  One of those documents was classified TOP SECRET, while the remaining two documents were classified SECRET.  FBI analysts were able to determine that Mallory had completed all of the steps necessary to securely transmit at least four documents via the covcom device, one of which contained unique identifiers for human sources who had helped the U.S. government.

Evidence presented at trial included surveillance video from a FedEx store in Leesburg where Mallory could be seen scanning the eight classified documents and a handwritten table of contents onto a micro SD card.  Though Mallory shredded the paper copies of the eight documents, an SD card containing those documents and table of contents was later found carefully concealed in his house when it was searched on June 22, 2017, the date of his arrest.  A recording was played at trial from June 24, 2017, where Mallory could be heard on a call from the jail calling his family to ask them to search for the SD card.

Mallory has held numerous positions with various government agencies and several defense contractors, including working as a covert case officer for the CIA and an intelligence officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency.  As required for his various government positions, Mallory obtained a Top Secret security clearance, which was active during various assignments during his career.  Mallory’s security clearance was terminated in October 2012 when he left government service.

Mallory was convicted of conspiracy to deliver, attempted delivery, delivery of defense information to aid a foreign government, and making material false statements.  He faces a maximum penalty of life in prison when sentenced on Sept. 21.  The statutory maximum penalty is prescribed by Congress and is provided here for informational purposes only, as any sentencing of the defendant will be determined by the judge.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys John T. Gibbs and Colleen E. Garcia of the Eastern District of Virginia, and Trial Attorney Jennifer Kennedy Gellie of the National Security Division’s Counterintelligence and Export Control Section are prosecuting the case.

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Mass Shootings: The Roots pt. 1

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What are the causes of mass shootings? What are the solutions to prevent these horrific crimes?  What steps do we need to take as a society in order to prevent them? How can someone commit such a horrible crime?

These are some of the basic questions I believe everyone asks whenever these shootings occur, but one question always remains stuck in my head when these tragedies strike the heart of America.

Why do mass shootings happen?

Worldview

All people everywhere will answer the question in different ways depending on what your worldview is.

Your worldview is the way in which you view the world and everything in it. Your worldview answers basic questions such as this:

1. Why am I here?

2. What is my purpose?

3. What is wrong with the world?

4. How can what is wrong be made right?

When it comes to mass shootings, your worldview has the potential to answer the question as to why these tragedies occur, and why murderers commit these atrocities. Your worldview has the potential to objectively call every person who commits these murderous acts evil. This is why your worldview is important, because without a correct worldview, you won’t be able to answer these questions.

Now that I’ve gone over a basic overview as to why your worldview is important, I’m going to go back to the original question and answer that original question through my personal worldview.

Sin

Why do mass shootings happen? Sin. Sin exists, and sin is everywhere. Sin is the reason why we live in such a fallen and broken world. Sin is the reason why so many kids go to school without hope and go home to destroyed homes. Sin is the reason why kids are finding their identity in everything that the world is offering rather than finding their identity in things that could satisfy their hungry soul. Sin is the reason why rampant leftism has spread everywhere, especially within the education system in America. Sin is the reason why parents think they know their kids, but will turn on the news to find that their child was the next school shooter.

Here are a few Bible verses that speak about the sinfulness of man and the destructive nature of sin:

The LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. – Genesis 6:5 (ESV)

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. – Psalm 51:5 (ESV)

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? – Jeremiah 17:9 (ESV)

 For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. – Mark 7:21-22 (ESV)

And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.  For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. – John 3:19-20 (ESV)

Surface Level Symptoms

I’m not here to argue about what you might or might not believe, rather I’m here to simply provide you with the truth.  Without the truth, you cannot come up with a rational explanation as to why mass shootings happen.

You say mental health?  I say the sinfulness of man.

You say broken homes?  I say the depravity of mankind.

Broken homes and mental health issues are all surface level symptoms of the root problems mankind deals with on a daily basis, which is the sinful nature he was born with.

Why do these mass shootings keep happening?  Sin.

How do we prevent these mass shootings from happening?  I will provide the answers to that question in the upcoming articles.

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Nation First Transportation Workforce Project Launches to Save Urban America and Trucking

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Inspired by his daughter’s murder on Good Hope Rd. exactly three years ago,  this Conservative activist has dedicated his life’s work to solve his daughter’s murder, by rebuilding the community where she was killed.  He says he hopes to impact the community with skills training and then viable employment in an industry that needs workers; Trucking.

“Our Nation’s Renaissance begins when our Inner-City citizens are not reduced to Government Dependency and employment hopelessness,” said Kenneth McClenton, owner of The Exceptional Conservative Network and Radio Show to Populist Wire.

“A changed heart begins with a wowing of faith, economics, and education.  We believe that Inner-City public safety improves when the Faith Community takes an active role in promoting small business growth, employment creation, and vocational training, ” he said.

A PERFECT MATCH

And he has partnered with a Trucking Company executive who agrees with him.

McClenton’s group will be helping people who have had previous social, emotional and financial obstacles to employment get prepared to participate in Trump’s push for American workers first.

THE FORGOTTEN INDUSTRY

Mike Heckman is, COO,  from M2 Transportation LLC COO and National Transportation Academy (LLC), and is  partnering with McClenton for Nation First Transportation Workforce Project (NFTWP)

“Ken and I have talked about this project, of bringing his expertise and passion together with my knowledge of the industry, for a year. We knew we were going to make this work.  People are very interested in what we are doing,” Heckman said.

The team hopes to help prepare people in Urban areas with very good, stable jobs, and also help reduce crime overall for the communities where they will be training.

THE PROGRAM

“Where we are headed is this is a private Faith-Based creation of over 300 transportation industry jobs and small businesses in each of America’s Inner Cities, ” said McClenton.

“It is faith-based vocational education training program that will provide students with pre- and post- integrated consumer and social services that will promote stronger families and safer streets in the Inner-City.   At-Risk students will train to become either commercial licensed drivers (CDL)  or obtain posts in management and administration, including commissioned sales managers, dispatchers, secretaries, etc.  Individuals, without a College Degree, may earn from $35,000 to $200,000 annually.

We will work with each family for 18 months through our financial literacy and housing counseling training to make each home buyer ready,” said McClenton.

According to McClenton’s  Nation First Transportation Workforce Project documents,”Crime and poverty dramatically impact a city and its citizenry.  Losses to property and income, although sizeable, never equate to the loss of life–innocent lives, especially–that result from violent crimes.

HIS INSPIRATION- HE IS A VICTIM OF CRIME

“Open Heart Close Case (OHCC) was created as a result of such a loss of innocent life. On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at approximately 9:40 pm, Ms. Charnice Milton was shot and killed in the 2700 block of Good Hope Road, SE.  The 27-year-old Washington, DC journalist was murdered after she was used as a “human shield” while attempting to catch her final bus home after covering an event on Capitol Hill. No arrests have been made,” McClenton said of his daughter, Charnice.

ONE OF THEIR PROJECTS – NATION FIRST TRANSPORTATION WORKFORCE PROJECT

“We are going to start in the Community where Charnice was killed, in DC and build out as much as we can.  It is very important to me that we do not go to the Government for the money.  We want to help people get off of Welfare, so we are going to be asking for funding from private groups and churches, ” McClenton said.

We will Launch this project Wednesday, May 30 at 11 AM.  The Press is invited to cover the launch.

 

 

 

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Brennan freaks out on Twitter and forgets we are a Republic threatens lawmakers, Trump Responds

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Sunday, John O. Brennan, former CIA chief,  showed what a terrible civil servant he has been by displaying his ignorance over what sort of Government system we have.  In a Tweet, he falsely identifies America as a “democracy”.

The United States of America is indeed a Republic. A Democracy is often called  “Rule by Mob”, which Brennan prefers for obvious reasons.

(PUBLIC SERVICE INTERUPTION- we are a Republic).. Proof… PLEDGE OF ALLIGENCE:

Does she say, “…and to the Democracy”, no.. she doesn’t. She says, “.. and to the REPUBLIC for which it stands.”

TROUBLE IN BRENNAN LAND:

Recall last week when a former Federal Proscecuter, Joe DiGenova,  was on Fox News and reported that Brennan would neen a good lawyer soon.

Brennan Freaks out:

Trump reposnds:

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