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CIA Nominee Hayden Linked to Bribery Scandal Company

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Posted on May 9, 2006
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Air Force general and CIA director nominee Michael Hayden

Gen. Michael Hayden, whom Bush has tapped to lead the CIA, contracted the services of a company at the center of the Cunningham bribery scandal, reports TPM Muckraker.

TPM Muckraker:

EXCLUSIVE: CIA Nominee Hayden Linked to MZM
By Justin Rood - May 8, 2006, 11:33 AM

While director of the National Security Agency, Gen. Michael V. Hayden contracted the services of a top executive at the company at the center of the Cunningham bribery scandal, according to two former employees of the company.

Hayden, President Bush’s pick to replace Porter Goss as head of the CIA, contracted with MZM Inc. for the services of Lt. Gen. James C. King, then a senior vice president of the company, the sources say. MZM was owned and operated by Mitchell Wade, who has admitted to bribing former Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham with $1.4 million in money and gifts. Wade has also reportedly told investigators he helped arrange for prostitutes to entertain the disgraced lawmaker, and he continues to cooperate with a federal inquiry into the matter.


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By Nico, May 10, 2006 at 8:21 am Link to this comment
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see also
Hayden and the NSA- the most ignored “9/11 connection”

05/10: Updates Pentagon-NSA ‘CIA takeover’
(also linked via Arkin Blog, WP )

ex-NSA Hyden directly linked to CIA Bribery Scandal via MZM
CIA’s Defense ‘Contract affair’ meets ex-NSA, ex-NGA James C King, MZM Inc.

(plus “The Wilkes-Schwarzenegger connection”)

..On March 21, 2003, MZM received a $1.2 million contract from the Defense Department to send 21 interpreters to Iraq…
...The contract also calls for MZM to “produce written and/or taped materials to support civil affairs and/or psychological operations (PSYOPS).”

...James C. King, senior vice president, is a retired lieutenant general in the U.S. Army, where he spent 33 years. King established and led the National Imagery and Mapping Agency

“...King, .. joined MZM after retiring in late 2001 as director of the Pentagon-based National Imagery and Mapping Agency.

James C. King left NIMA 2 days after Bush 9/11 memo
August 8, 2001

see also
Why “trailblazer” was the real codeword for 9/11

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By robincalfornia22, May 9, 2006 at 7:38 pm Link to this comment
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How many wrongs have people commited in history by saying “Im doing gods work here on earth.”,Feel safe and warm Im here to protect.” “I am truth and justice because I wear the uniform.” Just because it feels right doesnt make it so. Truthness!

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By linda, May 9, 2006 at 6:02 pm Link to this comment
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another cronie? what do you think of when you first look at his face?

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By robincalfornia, May 9, 2006 at 4:58 pm Link to this comment
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==Narus ST-6400 and NarusInsight by Narus Ltd.==
Under Gen. Michael V. Hayden the NSA has forced tecom companies to implement massive domestic spying hardware. Even though Gen. Hayden has said at the National Press Club that “As the director, I was the one responsible to ensure that this program was limited in its scope and disciplined in its application.” The NarusInsight is one type of domestic spying hardware. Capable of monitoring 10 billion bits of data per second in real-time. This means the NarusInsight can monitor an OC-192 in realtime. For reference 10 billion bits is 10 million Kbts, divide that by the average DSL user witch is 256 Kbts (10000000/256) you get monitoring of 39062.5 DSL lines in realtime for every piece of hardware. After data capture Narus softeware can replay data. What does this mean well acrodding too Narus website “Capabilities include playback of streaming media (for example, VoIP), rendering of Web pages, examination of e-mails and the ability to analyze the payload/attachments of e-mail or file transfer protocols.” Think of it as Tivo for the internet able to replay 39000 US DSL users activity in realtime for every piece of hardware.
Narus Ltd,
Hoover’s company factsheet:—ID__60701—/free-co-factsheet.xhtml
Report by bewert:
EFF case against AT&T
All websits have been saved to preserve history.

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By joe, May 9, 2006 at 12:38 pm Link to this comment
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That’s okay, he is doing the work of God on earth. We should all feel safe, warm and protected.

Just look at the uniform, it speaks of truth and justice!!!

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