|Submitted||June 4, 2015|
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To: John Brennan June 4, 2015
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
1. Any and all documents, data, info., etc that pertain to any CIA visit to the website www.marylandcorruption.com.
2. In particular the visit from the CIA (ip address 18.104.22.168) to www.marylandcorruption.com on or about June 2, 2015.
3. Any and all CIA documents,data, etc. that pertain to myself, Donald D. Stone.
4. Any documents, data, etc that pertain to any third party inquires or request placed with the CIA pertaining to the website owned by Donald D. Stone, www.marylandcorruption.com and/or Donald D. Stone.
5. A complete list of all documents withheld under this foia request.
I agree to pay reasonable charges up to $50.00.
I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.
If you have any questions concerning this please feel free to contact me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or cellphone (772) 834-6175.
Donald D. Stone
871 NE Dixie Hwy.
Jensen Beach, FL. 34957
Cellphone 772 834 6175
Fax 772 494 7690
The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 4, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thank you for your help.
A fix is required to perfect the request.
A copy of the appeal filed with the Central Intelligence Agency.
A no responsive documents response.
Mr. Michael Lavergne Oct. 7, 2015
CIA Information & Privacy Coordinator
Central Intelligence Agency
Washington, D.C. 20505
Ref: Appeal Donald D. Stone vs. CIA Case No. P-2015-00614
Dear Mr. Lavergne;
I'm appealing this matter because of the lack of credibility and candor of the CIA, like many of the other alphabet agencies in D.C., operating without ethics or integrity. Most commonly referred to "As the Fish Rots from the Head" for example:
In 2014, the Director of the CIA, John Brennan was caught spying on U.S. Senators staffers and then lying about it. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/31/cia-admits-spying-senate-staffers
House Republicans voted Thursday to hold the attorney general in contempt of Congress -- a historical first -- for failing to provide certain documents they sought relating to the Justice Department's botched Fast and Furious operation.
Also in 2014 Darrell Issa: James Clapper lied to Congress about NSA and should be fired
And 2015, Seventeen (17) federal judges trying to ascertain the truth concerning former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails.
And on and on ad nuaseam ............
I'm also appealing this matter so that I can preserve my right to sue under FOIA.
Prosser & Keeton on Torts page 871
The law supports the use of litigation as a social means for resolving disputes, and it encourages honest citizens to bring criminals to justice.
The courts prefer FOIA requesters, such as Stone, to exhaust their administrative remedies prior to filing a lawsuit under FOIA in a federal court in Washington D.C. and this appeal is just the beginning of that long road to justice in Stone vs. CIA.
CIA claims exemptions under FOIA (b) (1) & (k)(1)
Executive Orders can be pierced by federal judges, for example: Obama's Executive Order at:
Angry Federal Judge Just Put Another Nail Into Obama’s Amnesty Scheme
CIA claims other exemptions under FOIA (b)(3) and PA exemptions (j) (1).
Stone claims CIA exemptions are for litigation.
The CIA appeal board clearly violates Stone's Constitutional right to "Due Process", the CIA appeal board is simply "self-policing equals self-protection".
Mr. Lavergne offers no guarantee to Stone that his FOIA request search by the CIA was thorough and that all possible data bases were searched.
Mr. Michael Lavergne, CIA Information & Privacy Coordinator's approximate counter-part at the FBI, David M. Hardy is well known for his questionable conduct, (politely described as slight of hand and chicanery) and often not releasing the FOIA files until he is forced to in litigation.
FOIA Trial Offers Rare Look Into How FBI Searches Records, Responds to Requests
Jacob Donnelly | Freedom of Information | News | June 18, 2015
David Hardy, the chief of the FBI's Records Information Dissemination Section (RIDS) that manages FOIA requests, and other RIDS personnel testified publicly about how the FBI manages its records. In 2011, the FBI had been sanctioned after a judge determined Hardy had misrepresented the availability of FOIA records to the court.
In that case, the FBI had contended it could not find any records; later it admitted that it found documents, but could not disclose their existence to the court for national security reasons, although the court noted that the FBI could have requested in camera review.
"Simply put, the Government lied to the court," Judge Cormac Carney wrote.
Hearings before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week took aim at political flagging of FOIA requests across the federal government, among other issues related to FOIA, specifically including political vetting of documents related to Hillary Clinton.
Notably, judgment in the trial — which is a bench trial — is being withheld after U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups appointed U.S. Magistrate Judge Dustin Pead to investigate witness tampering claims that the FBI instructed a former FBI agent not to testify in this trial. - See more at: http://www.rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/news/foia-trial-offers-rare-look-how-fbi-searches-records-responds-reques#sthash.wwsy9lR1.dpuf
Because the CIA, FBI, and DOJ are joined at the hip, the above referenced excerpts, are reasons for serious concern for any U.S. citizen such Stone.
And Stone questions the legitimacy of the CIA visiting www.marylandcorruption.com, a USA based website.
And finally, Stone's website, www.marylandcorruption.com falls squarely within the definition of "whistleblower" status (which is protected status under federal law) at the federal, state and local level.
And the CIA, FBI, and DOJ have been known to gang up and to engage in extremely malicious and extremely vindictive conduct to smear, vilify, ridicule, and destroy whistleblowers, such as Stone's serious allegations of unlawful misconduct by the FBI and DOJ and now the CIA.
In closing, Stone is a veteran of wars against U.S. citizens, in what has recently become known as the "weaponized" alphabet agencies based in Washington D.C. , using government assets to further their self-serving personal and/or political agendas and targeting individuals, such as Stone and other groups with opposing political agendas. In 1998, in Stone vs. Warfield Sr. in the Southern District of Florida (SDFLA), Stone using a document obtained under FOIA caught 6 of the top federal prosecutors from Maryland and SDFLA lying in a federal court proceeding, during the time that an alleged crony of certain of the federal prosecutors from Maryland was busy stealing an approx. $3.5 million dollars from the Baltimore School Board over approx. 10 year period of time. All of this was because Stone had invented a potentially valuable patent and technology, that certain of the federal prosecutors wanted to convert Stone's patent and technology to the control and ownership of certain of their cronies, Stone's former business partners.
For these reasons and others, I appeal this decision of the CIA.
A letter stating that the request appeal has been received and is being processed.