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Another interesting development concerning Hasan is that during the Presidential transition Obama’s transition team created a special task force to review Homeland security procedures and Nidal Hassan was PART OF THIS TASK FORCE, which gave him access to security procedures which could have given him the ability to move as he did at a secure military instillation. Follow this link to Appendix C "Task Force Participants." Continue until reaching page 29 and the eighth name in the left column is listed as, "Nidal Hasan Uniformed Services University School of Medicine."

Yep, that really WOULD be interesting so I followed the link, to..............a publication of George Washington University's think tank.

Thinking Anew—Security Priorities for the Next Administration
PROCEEDINGS REPORT OF THE HSPI PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION TASK FORCE
April 2008-January 2009
May 19, 2009
About the Institute
Founded in 2003, The George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute (HSPI) is a nonpartisan "think and do" tank whose mission is to build bridges between theory and practice to advance homeland security through an interdisciplinary approach. By convening domestic and international policymakers and practitioners at all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors, and academia, HSPI creates innovative strategies and solutions to current and future threats to the nation.
For further information, please contact:
Homeland Security Policy Institute
The George Washington University Medical Center
2300 I Street NW, Suite 721
Washington, DC 2003

http://www.gwumc.edu/...

The idiot Redstate guy just assumed anyone on something called a "transition task force" had to be working for Obama, even as it states clearly its an institute of GWU.

Well, still, it would be something if Hassan had infiltrated a George Washington University and all, so I looked up Appendix C and scrolling down, found a "Nidal Hasan" of the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine..one "s", and nothing about being a Major in the Army.

Hmmmmm.  Looks like really deep cover, or Redstate is full of shit.  

Here's a paper by a Dr. Nidal Hasan on some sort of ow-ow in the foot bone....also, obvioulsy not the shooter.

http://rad.usuhs.edu/...

Turns out, the shooter, Nidal Hassan, wasn't with the school of medicine but was a student in the masters for public health program.

http://www.usuhs.mil/...

So it looks like the Fort Hood shooter hadn't managed to infiltrate a private university's think tank.  That's how closely he's tied to Obama.

Last link:  all the Google hits on search Fort Hood Obama transition team".

http://www.google.com/...

Impressive, isn't it?  It's not that they CAN'T read, it's just that they don't let it get in the way of a good story.

Originally posted to Inland on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 06:16 PM PST.

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