PlameGate – Plame Name No Secret

Prior to Robert Novak’s July 14, 2003 article that revealed Valerie Wilson Plame’s name and employment at the CIA here association with Joe Wilson was pretty easy to find on the Internet.


“Copyright (c) 2002 by Reed Elsevier, Inc.”

Appeared in all editions from 1999 to 2005.

  • CPS Corporate & Public Strategy Advisory Group bio of Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson, IV
    He is married to the former Valerie Plame and has two sons and two daughters.

    Cached by Archive.org Feb. 08, 2003 (Still available online)

  • EPIC Iraq Forum 2003 bio of Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson, IV
    He is married to the former Valerie Plame and has four children.

    Dated June 14, 2003, cached by Archive.org Nov. 18, 2004 (Still available online)

  • The Middle East Institute bio of Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson, IV
    He is married to the former Valerie Plame and has two sons and two daughters.

    Copyright 2002, cached by Archive.org July 20, 2003 (Available online until October 1, 2003)

  • And of course there are the campaign donation records to Al Gore that contained the name of her CIA front company (Brewster-Jennings & Assoc.), two comprimises of her identity of to foreign nations, and the (after the fact) pictures

    All of which is another long way of saying that if there are indictments Thursday or Friday they will be for perjury, obstruction, or conspiracy – not for Intelligence Identities Protection Act or Espionage Act violations.

    Of course, should those indictments come in, they will prove the oldest adage in the DC book, “it’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up.”

    (h/t – Free Republic)

    News Flash: Lyndon Johnson, J. Edgar Hoover, Richard Nixon still dead
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