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FBI is gearing up.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Despite a bleak economic environment featuring wide-ranging layoffs and rising unemployment, the nation's premier law enforcement agency is touting "one of the largest hiring blitzes in our 100-year history." The FBI is about to embark on its biggest hiring spree since immediately after the September 11, 2001. The FBI posted openings for 850 special agents and more than 2,100 professional support personnel. Officials say it's the largest FBI job posting since immediately after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The FBI's unexpectedly large number of job openings results more from attrition and a wave of retirements than from growing government appropriations, Bureau officials told CNN.

The FBI routinely advertises openings for individuals with critical skills in computer science and language fluency. But John Raucci, assistant director of the FBI's Human Resources Division, says current needs are much more wide-ranging.

"We're also looking for professionals in a wide variety of fields who have a deep desire to help protect our nation from terrorists, spies and others who wish us harm," Raucci said.



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These buggers have already

These buggers have already sent me e-mails asking if I'd want to become an agent. Luckily, I don't have the money to go to the USA and I'm not interested in having the 3 Stooges (Uncle Sam, Uncle Scam and Uncle Sham) brainwash me. My grandfather was in the OSS, then my dad was called by the CIA but he declined it for good. I'm wide awake.

My cousin works for the FBI in D.C.

...seems like they've got him good and brainwashed. It's unfortunate, but we don't really talk anymore, and when we do it's always awkward.

I don't agree with most of the things the federal government (his employer) does, and I think he would rather forget that he's working for a mostly corrupt establishment.

It's ironic, but he said that Ron Paul was his favorite for president at the beginning of last year. He started going to training and they had a man come from the "domestic terrorism" unit and brief them on "homeland" terror cells.

Guess who they were told were terrorists...

Bernard von NotHaus' Liberty Dollar. Of course Ron Paul's image is all over many of the later version of the Liberty Dollar....

I could not believe it. These idiots were brainwashing my cousin and the other newly employed federal agents into believing that the Liberty Dollar, is a domestic terror cell, threatening the homeland.

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Where they going to get the money

to pay these new hires?

The money tree in the front

The money tree in the front yard of the Fed.


they tried to recruit me

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for realz

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