Monday, December 26, 2011

Quote of the Day

"The question became, how do you hide an elephant?" a National Reconnaissance Office report stated at the time. It decided on a simple response: "What elephant?"

Fox News - Discussing how a satellite reconnaissance program dealt with secrecy for 40+ years.  The program was recently declassified

In order words:  "Intel?  Never heard of it!"

For other examples of people who did good things, but kept their trap shut, see:

For a more recent example of someone who decided it was better to endanger his fellow soldiers in order to get in with the cool kids on the Internet, please read up on Bradley Manning (Hawk Spit). 


Drang said...

Y'know what the difference is between the Marine Code Talkers and the Army Code Talkers?

The Army Code Talkers kept their traps shut about classified stuff. Commanche, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Chippawa, Cherokee... Hmm, I see a pattern developing.

NavyOne said...

No kidding on spitting on Private Manning. I hope he gets the max. . .

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