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Peter Strzok, the disgraced and disgraceful Federal Bureau of Investigation official, is the very definition of a slimy swamp creature. Strzok twitched, grimaced and ranted his way to infamy during a joint hearing of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees, on July 12.

In no way had he failed to discharge his professional unbiased obligation to the public, asserted Strzok. He had merely expressed the hope that “the American population would not elect somebody demonstrating such horrible, disgusting behavior.”

But we did not elect YOU, Mr. Strzok. We elected Mr. Trump.

Strzok is the youthful face of the venerated “Intelligence Community,” itself part of the sprawling political machine that makes up the D.C. comitatus, now writhing like a fire breathing mythical monster against President Donald Trump.

Smug, self-satisfied, cheating creature that he is, Strzok can’t take responsibility for his own misconduct, and blames … Russia for dividing America. In the largely progressive bureau, moreover, Agent Strzok is neither underling nor outlier, for that matter.

He’s an overlord, having risen “to become the Deputy Assistant Director of the Counterintelligence Division, the second-highest position in that division.”

As Ann Coulter observed, the FBI is not the FBI of J. Edgar Hoover.

Neither is the Intelligence Community Philip Haney’s IC any longer.

Haney was a heroic, soft-spoken, demure employee at the Department of Homeland Security. Agents like him are often fired if they don’t get with the program. He didn’t.

Haney’s method and the authentic intelligence he mined and developed might have stopped the likes of the San Bernardino mass murderers and many others. Instead, his higher-ups in the “Intelligence Community” made Haney and his data disappear.

Post Haney, the FBI failed to adequately screen and stop Syed Farook and blushing bride Tashfeen Malik.

A “blind bootlicking faith in spooks” is certainly unwarranted and may even be foolish.

What of odious individuals like former FBI Director Andrew McCabe, and his predecessor, James Comey, now openly campaigning for the Democrats? Are these leaders outliers in the “Intelligence Community”?

As Peter Strzok might say to his paramour in a private tweet, “Who ya gonna believe, the Intelligence Community or your own lying eyes?” The Bureau in particular and the IC cabal, in general, appear to be dominated by the likes of the dull-witted Mr. Strzok.

Similarly, it’s hard to think of a more partisan operator than John O. Brennan—he ran the CIA under President Obama. True to type, he cast a vote for Communist Party USA, back in 1976, when the current Russia monomania would have been justified. Brennan has dubbed President Trump a traitor for having dared to doubt people like himself.

The very embodiment of the Surveillance State at its worst is Michael V. Hayden. Hayden has moved seamlessly from the National Security Agency and the CIA to CNN where he beats up on Trump.

The former Bush employee hollered treason:

“One of the most disgraceful performances of an American president in front of a Russian leader,” Hayden inveighed. Not only had POTUS dared to explore the possibility of a truce with Russia, which is a formidable nuclear power; but the president had the temerity to express a smidgen of skepticism about a community littered with spooks like … Mr. Hayden.

As one wag noted, not unreasonably, ours is “a highly-politicized intelligence community, infiltrated over decades by cadres of Deep State operatives and sleeper agents, whose goal is to bring down this presidency.”

The latest pillorying heaped upon the president by the permanent establishment has it that, “Trump chose to stand with Vladimir Putin, instead of the American People.” Trump, to be precise, had the temerity to “openly question his own intelligence agencies’ firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S.”

Pray tell, since when does the Deep State—FBI, CIA, DIA, NSA, DNI, (Director of National Intelligence), on and on—represent, or stand for, the American People? The president, conversely, actually got the support of at least 60 million Americans.

That’s a LOT of support.

Outside the Beltway, ordinary folks—Deplorables, if you will—have to sympathize with the president’s initial and honest appraisal of the Intelligence Community’s collective intelligence.

This is the community that has sent us into quite a few recreational, hobby wars.

And this is the community that regularly intercepts but fails to surveil and stop the likes of mass murderers Syed Farook and bride Tashfeen Malik. Or, Orlando nightclub killer Omar Mateen, whose father the Bureau saw fit to hire as an informant. The same “community” has invited the Muslim Public Affairs Council and the Arab-American Institute to help shape FBI counterterrorism training.

The FBI might not be very intelligent at all.

About the quality of that intelligence, consider: On August 3, 2016, as the mad media were amping up their Russia monomania, a frenzied BuzzFeed—it calls itself a news org—reported that “the Russian foreign ministry had wired nearly $30,000 through a Kremlin-backed bank to its embassy in Washington, DC.”

Intercepted by American intelligence, the Russian wire stipulated that the funds were meant “to finance the election campaign of 2016.”

Was this not “meddling in our election” or what? Did we finally have irrefutable evidence of Kremlin culpability? The FBI certainly thought so.

“Worse still, this was only one of 60 transfers that were being scrutinized by the FBI,” wrote the Economist, in November of 2017. “Similar transfers were made to other countries.”

As it transpired, the money was wired from the Kremlin to embassies the world over. Its purpose? Russia was preparing to hold parliamentary elections in 2016 and had sent funds to Russian embassies “to organize the polling for expatriates.”

While it did update its Fake News factoids, Buzzfeed felt no compunction whatsoever to remove the erroneous item or publicly question their sources in the unimpeachable “Intelligence Community.”

Most news media are just not as inquisitive as … President Trump.

ORDER IT NOW

Ilana Mercer has been writing a weekly, paleolibertarian column since 1999. She is the author of “Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa (2011) & “The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed (June, 2016). She’s on Twitter, Facebook,Gab & YouTube

 
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  1. Paw says:

    Unfortunately for billions of dollars every year the Intelligence Community is just the Goebbels propaganda creating organisations. Always very suprised when something , like revolutions take place. The end of the USSR for instance !!

  2. Renoman says:

    The US intelligence community are the worst of bought and paid for criminals and everyone with a brain knows it. Problem is not many people with a brain.

    • Agree: Realist
    • Replies: @JK
    , @Corvinus
  3. Realist says:

    Anyone who trusts the American ‘intelligence’ agencies is an idiot.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  4. If the money had really been intended to skew the US election, it would have been sent directly to Boris’ and Natasha’s bank account, not that of Embassy.

  5. Rich says:

    I used to think Hayden was a smart guy, had that giant head and the little wire rim glasses, looked like the perfect spook. Turns out he’s just another phony political hack. All of them, I guess.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  6. MarkinLA says:

    The CIA has had plenty of failures and we are supposed to always defer to them?

    https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/legacy-of-ashes-tim-weiner/1102811429#/

  7. Biff says:

    It was amazing how the IC(and their media minions) sold the Iraq war to the American public with such ease, and since there was a Republican in office the Right bought it more than the left. Now, with blindness of cave worm(because they have a clear-cut example of IC deception) the left is buying the IC’s Russian hack story, and the right is crying foul.
    Now when trying to equate the two(Iraq war/Russiagate) to a liberal of today, and you get a whole lot of gnashing of simple logic like “that was then and this is now and things are different and it’s Bush’s fault and your Putin’s puppet and the all time default meme – your not patriotic! who’s side are you on?! And the left is buying it while the charge is void of any proof what-so-ever.
    But there is proof. Not of a hack but a leak. Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity(VIPS) lays it out step by step. Don’t expect the IC’s Pravda to repeat a word of it.

    https://www.antiwar.com/blog/2017/07/24/intel-vets-challenge-russia-hack-evidence/

  8. “Strzok twitched, grimaced and ranted his way to infamy during a joint hearing of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees, on July 12.”

    This meme shows this senior FBI swamp creature that our Dems now love:

    • Replies: @vinteuil
    , @B to the D
  9. tac says: • Website

    When exactly has the IC earned the benefit of the doubt in its collective (subverted at the upper levels) right to be trusted for unbiased and honest analysis?

    OT:

    Why has PCR’s recent article on UR now been closed to comments–as I was about to respond to the moderator’s (are authors of articles on UR also the moderators of their own creations?) criticism of not posting my replies as a results of rude off-topic manners on my part? Can someone be so kind as to respond and clarify? Perhaps I am entirely wrong in my assessment, but I would like some clarification. Moreover, what is the biasis, as soję have stated Herę, for PCR’s refusal at comments being made to his articles???

    My only response to the moderator, to the extent that it, first makes it being posted, and, two, that free speech is practiced here as it is claimed–especially for the alternative and wholly suppressed points-of-view–if my original posts with many sources were published in the first place, there would be NO need for subsequent posts of the missing material. Therefore, the moderator’s claims of too many off-topic posts should be examined in this context: i.e. If my original post were never stripped of their contents there would have NVEVER been a need to post the ‘lost’ content.

    Having said tbat, I aplaud Ron Unz and the Opportunity it provides for disident voices.

    • Replies: @Dillon Sweeny
    , @Sparkon
  10. Raison d’ etre.
    17 intelligence agencies hate Trump. The most important cause for it is because they know that Trump is a man of peace. Trump wants peace and cooperation around the world.
    If nation would be in the state of peace and harmony, all 17 intelligence agencies would become redundant. All those trouble making war-crime initiators would have to retrain for honest jobs.

    • Replies: @Sollipsist
  11. In one of Deighton’s cold war spy novels you find the statement ‘the object of the game is to keep the game going’.
    NATO, CIA, FBI, NSA, etc. all obsolete as soon as Putin is not longer a deadly threat to the USA.

    • Replies: @B to the D
  12. The IC are grubs of the 1st order, but their filth is disseminated by an even more toxic crew: the MSM.
    Here we are – not a scintilla of evidence that Russia – the State – had any effect on the 2016 election, but the MSM totally ignore the mountains of evidence of Democrat election meddling – from the destruction of Sanders campaign to the Obama/IC spying on the Trump campaign.
    Would be laughable if it wasn’t so sick.

  13. @Biff

    Amazing, how ?
    Nearly 3000 USA deaths, revenge must be, as with Pearl Harbour.
    Did not PNAC of AEI ask for ‘a new Pearl Harbour’.
    How many USA citizens now know that FDR deliberately provoked Pearl Harbour, and knew the exact hour of the Japanese attack ?
    How many know that the Pacific commander refused to put the fleet ‘in the mouse trap Pearl Harbour’, but, he said to FDR, ‘you van relieve me of my command’.
    FDR did, and jumped fifty or so promotion places to nominate Kimmel.
    Kimmel sent the essential three carriers on excercise, what the Japanese destroyed was scrap iron.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    , @Mulegino1
  14. FKA Max says:
    @FKA Max

    Strzok family hails from Poland. For high school, Strzok attended St. John’s Preparatory School in Minnesota, graduating in 1987.[17] He earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in 1991 as well as a master’s degree in 2013.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Strzok#Early_life_and_education

    Georgetown is the 10th most militarized university. Most of these guys are Catholic; Brennan, Hayden, Panetta, Morell, etc.: http://catholicherald.co.uk/issues/may-6th-2016/why-catholics-thrive-in-the-cia/

    Comey was born and raised Catholic and then joined the Methodist Church: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Comey#Personal_life

    [MORE]

    Seventeen of the 100 top schools are in the Washington, DC area, reflecting the concentration of all things national security around the nation’s capital. The University of Maryland handily outranks all other schools at number one, while Georgetown University (No. 10), George Washington University (No. 4), and American University (No. 20) — all considered among the country’s 10 best schools for the study of international relations — rank among the top 25 most militarized schools.

    https://news.vice.com/article/the-most-militarized-universities-in-america-a-vice-news-investigation

    Hoover formed an alliance with the Catholic Church:

    “The FBI and the Catholic Church, 1935-1962″

    A probing analysis of the relationship between two powerful institutions in twentieth-century America

    First, he looks at the joint war waged by Hoover and the Catholic hierarchy against forces considered threats to their organizations, values, and nation. Second, he examines how each pursued its own institutional interests with the help of the other.

    While opposition to communism was a preoccupation of both institutions, it was not the only passion they shared, according to Rosswurm. Even more important, perhaps, was their fervent commitment to upholding traditional gender roles, particularly the prerogatives of patriarchal authority. When women and men carried out their assigned obligations, they believed, society ran smoothly; when they did not, chaos ensued.

    Organized topically, The FBI and the Catholic Church, 1935–1962 looks not only at the shared values and interests of the two institutions, but also at the personal relationships between Hoover and his agents and some of the most influential Catholic prelates of the time. Rosswurm discusses the role played by Edward A. Tamm, the FBI’s highest-ranking Catholic, in forging the alliance; the story behind Father John Cronin’s 1945 report on the dangers of communism; the spying conducted by Father Edward Conway S.J. on behalf of the FBI while treasurer of the National Committee for Atomic Information; and Monsignor Charles Owen Rice’s FBI-aided battle against communists within the CIO.”

    http://www.umass.edu/umpress/title/fbi-and-catholic-church-1935-1962

    https://www.unz.com/article/the-reality-of-red-subversion/#comment-1698580

    Another Hoya:

    Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Tamm earned an LL.B. from the Georgetown University Law School in 1930. From 1930 to 1948 he was deputy director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Tamm’s younger brother Quinn Tamm also served as an FBI officer.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Allen_Tamm

    • Replies: @FKA Max
  15. Greg Bacon says: • Website

    As Ann Coulter observed, the FBI is not the FBI of J. Edgar Hoover.

    And which FBI would that be, Ms Mercer?

    The FBI that ordered the illegal and thuggish Palmer raids with a young J. Edgar Hoover in charge of the goose-stepping agents kicking down doors to arrest thousands of suspected Commies, many for just belonging to the party, some for just being peace-loving Quakers?

    Or the FBI that J. Edgar ordered to not talk about organized crime–AKA The Mob–since some Mafioso figures like Meyer Lansky had pics of the transvestite queer Hoover with homosexuals?

    But I do agree that the current FBI is like the old one in that it illegally collects date on hundreds of millions Americans, just like J. Edgar, who could only use Ma Bell to eavesdrop, instead of tapping into the internet, cell phone signals and devices like Alexa.

    • Replies: @byrresheim
    , @Rich
    , @cassandra
  16. Sean says:

    They are worried about a bear, they don’t believe in dragons.

  17. Spooks are, simply, not to be trusted. What we’re witnessing now is their explicit partisanship & lowering of standards: just compare J.J. Angleton to any person belonging to “intelligence community” & mentioned in the text (or all of them lumped together).

    JFK was, ultimately, right. You always have to keep an eye on them….

  18. Respect says:

    Strzok , a polish family name , oh my God !

    It is incredible how the polacks , baltics , ukraruinas , rumanians , cheks , slovaks , hungarians and other post soviet parasites are destroying the EU . previously they contributed to the destruction of the USSR ( of Russia )

    But it is also incredible how their ancestors who emigrated to the USA are contributing to the destruction of the USA .

    Whats wrong with these people ?

  19. “As Ann Coulter observed, the FBI is not the FBI of J. Edgar Hoover.”

    If Miss Coulter’s comment was intended as an insult, she missed the mark. What we are seeing is Director Hoover’s power politics unashamed, unabashed evolve into what can only be described as hard ball as Dir. Hoover only dreamed of, no secret files required.

    Dir. Hoover on steroids.

    ____________________

    You and I may stand as holdouts about the intel, but the president has signed on and that changes the nature of the the entire question.

  20. Anonymous[157] • Disclaimer says:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Pournelle#Iron_Law_of_Bureaucracy

    …in any bureaucratic organization there will be two kinds of people: those who work to further the actual goals of the organization, and those who work for the organization itself. Examples in education would be teachers who work and sacrifice to teach children, vs. union representatives who work to protect any teacher including the most incompetent. The Iron Law states that in all cases, the second type of person will always gain control of the organization, and will always write the rules under which the organization functions.

    Give these tax-fed cubelizards extraordinary power of the rest of the citizenry and their aggressive sociopathy comes out. Germans have something to say about that.

  21. Doubting the Intelligence of the Intelligence Community

    I got news for ya.

    Feel free to doubt the intelligence of anyone in a position of power, and that includes “professors,” “journalists” and other big mouths. No explanation should be needed for anyone with a few grains of intelligence.

  22. @Respect

    Whats wrong with these people ?

    They’re crazy, and well described here…

    Ron Unz: American Pravda: Oddities of the Jewish Religion

    https://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-oddities-of-the-jewish-religion/

  23. @Anonymous

    Give these tax-fed cubelizards extraordinary power of the rest of the citizenry and their aggressive sociopathy comes out. Germans have something to say about that.

    While true, it’s not only cubelizards whose aggressive sociopathy is enhanced by power, but the same applies to many people with money such as the millionaire goons who financed the Bolshie revolution and its horrors.

    We, Homo sappyens are apparently as sick as our G-ds, even if our only G-d is munnny.

    As far as the Germans are concerned, the wisecrack is pure war propaganda.

  24. annamaria says:
    @Rich

    Hayden is a person of utter indecency — a scoundrel. See Trailblazer story.

  25. annamaria says:
    @Respect

    Brennan (Kievan coup of 2014 and the ongoing civil war in Ukraine) and Hayden (the incalculable damage to the national security and to the honest people in IC) are not Slavs. And yet they are the mega-destroyers of the US.
    Under whose command in the CIA the Chinese had got a free access to the most secret US documents (Clinton server thing)? Under whose command in the CIA the Awan family had been surfing the congressional computers for years? — The brass was too busy doing politicking and skimming the government.

  26. I’m not sure about the taking at face value the claims about the San Bernadino and Orlando mass shootings, as Mercer does, but I am most receptive to the doubts she casts on U.S. “intelligence.” As I explain in this article, http://www.dcdave.com/article5/160728.htm I had a longtime acquaintance with the former intelligence operative for Chinese Kuomintang leader and former president Chiang Kai Shek, Bernard Yoh. This is a quote from that article:

    “Yoh denied to me that he had ever worked for the CIA, saying that he thought they were too stupid for him to have anything to do with them, but he had lectured to the U.S. Air War College on a subject in which he claimed world-class expertise, psychological warfare.”

  27. annamaria says:

    The CIA has been serving to some entity but this entity is not the US citizenry. Don’t forget the CIA control over MSM and the always obliging zionized Hollywood: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-20/brief-history-us-covert-action-syria-part-2
    From the comment section:
    - “The White Helmets group was created with USA/UK funding under the supervision of a British military contractor in 2013 in Turkey.
    - The name “Syria Civil Defense” was stolen from the legitimate Syrian organization of the same name. – The authentic Syria Civil Defense was founded in 1953 and is a founding member of the International Civil Defense Organization (1958).
    - The name “White Helmets” was inappropriately taken from the legitimate Argentinian relief organization Cascos Blancos / White Helmets. In 2014, Cascos Blancos / White Helmets was honored at the United Nations for 20 years of international humanitarian assistance.
    - The NATO White Helmets are primarily a media campaign to support the ‘regime change’ goals of the USA and allies. After being founded by security contractor James LeMesurier, the group was “branded” as the White Helmets in 2014 by a marketing company called “The Syria Campaign” managed out of New York by non-Syrians such as Anna Nolan. “The Syria Campaign” was itself “incubated” by another marketing company named “Purpose”.
    - The White Helmets claim to be “neutral, impartial and humanitarian” and to “serve all the people of Syria” is untrue. In reality, they only work in areas controlled by the violent opposition, primarily terrorists associated with Nusra/AlQaeda (recently renamed Jabhat Fath al Sham).
    - The White Helmets claim to be unarmed is untrue. There are photos which show their members carrying arms and celebrating Nusra/AlQaeda military victories.
    - The White Helmets claim to be apolitical and non-aligned is untrue. In reality, they actively promote and lobby for US/NATO intervention in violation of the norms of authentic humanitarian work.”
    https://off-guardian.org/2016/10/05/fact-sheet-on-the-white-helmets https://consortiumnews.com/2018/04/21/beware-of-white-helmets-bearing-news/

    “It does not take a genius to figure out that the United States… has no vital interests at stake in places like Syria, Libya and Iraq. Who is driving the process and benefiting? Israel is clearly the intended beneficiary…” – Philip Giraldi, Former CIA officer.

    • Replies: @B to the D
  28. @FKA Max

    Yale not in the top 100? Can this list be trusted? What about the University of Chicago, the Mecca of the Neocons?

    • Replies: @FKA Max
  29. @Greg Bacon

    Thank you for pointing this out.

    As if the past had been better than the present.

  30. vinteuil says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    This is a case for Placeboing, if ever there was one.

  31. @jilles dykstra

    Your somewhat confusing account of matters pertaining to Pearl Harbor sent me on a search which led to this

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_O._Richardson?wprov=sfla1

    Ron Unz might be interested in the reference to John T. Flynn writing of Admiral James O. Richardson’s objections to moving the fleet from San Diego. Richardson had made a study of Japan’s navy and warned that a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor – if the fleet was there – was likely. He was replaced by Kimmel who was sacked within a year for his alleged failures wrt the 7th December 1941 attack. Fortunately Admiral Chester Nimitz proved to be fit for the job he then held throughout the rest of the war. Question, maybe OT, why wasn’t MacArthur sacked for allowing the US air force planes in the Philippines to be destroyed on the ground after having many hours notice?

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  32. the u.s. is in the shape it is in because it has an effete, effiminate government. in a real government, the second strzok began his evasive, obstructionist dog and pony show he would have been escorted from the proceedings and had his head hammered into a puddle. in public view.

    whatever anyone thinks of hitler’s germany, hitler was right: there can only be one leader. hopefully a benevolent one (as with the vikings), but one who rules with an iron fist. in all matters.

    the u.s. is a herd of cats with an insane cat lady at its helm. the intelligence community spies on the citizens of this country in direct contravention of the constitution; the president assassinates u.s. citizens (it’s questionable whether a muslim can be, or should be, a u.s. citizen) without indictment, or trial; the president has been given the authority of indefinite incarceration with the detained having no right to habeas corpus; and, the shadow government plots a coup d’etat against a duly elected representative of the people’s chosing while it previously protected an undeniably inelligible representative of the same american electorate despite clear examples of substantial voting irregularities.

    the notion of representative government is a quaint, facile ruse which covertly enslaves a gullible populace under the auspice of self governance. it is insufferable from its inception; however, due to the misbegotten nostrum that the citizens are allegedly in charge it endures much longer than serves it’s purpose. at least with a benevolent dictatorship once the leader out lives his usefulness a single well placed blow facilitates the initiation of a new regime.

    • Replies: @Stonehands
  33. JK says:
    @Renoman

    “Intelligence Community” is an oxymoron.

    • Replies: @annamaria
    , @annamaria
  34. The intel agencies are still lying to you about 9/11, a lie that has led to the murder and misery of millions of innocent people. I assume because they are complicit in the murder of Americans.
    Now they’re evacuating their false flag terrorists aka white helmets from Syria, according to VT they could be bringing them home to America, I will assume they will be used to conduct more false flag attacks on Americans, probably to be blamed on Iran. Psychopaths have taken over folks. Not good!

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2018/07/20/trump-bringing-isis-to-america-as-white-helmets/

    • Replies: @B to the D
  35. annamaria says:
    @JK

    “Political Appointees who should be fired,” by Patrick Lang: http://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2018/07/political-appointees-who-should-be-fired.html
    “… the following officials should be dismissed by President Trump:
    DNI Dan Coats – He has made it clear by his utterances at the Aspen security conference this week that he is not loyal to the president. For a supposed member of the president’s inner team to communicate in public by words or body language his rejection of presidential policy is a firing offense.
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. This man is an obvious affiliate of the “resistance.” His arrogance in dealing with the Congress clearly indicates that he thinks that all power is rightfully in the hands of the lawyer bureaucrats at the DoJ and that both the Congress and the president will get what he chooses to give them.
    FBI Director Christopher Wray. His performance at Aspen indicates that he thinks that as head of the FBI he is the consecrated protector of the Knights of the Round Table reborn as the FBI. IMO that comes before loyalty to the president for him. The FBI is in no legal or constitutional sense independent of presidential authority.
    Others are candidates for this list, but time will develop the case. IMO it is clearly suicidal to retain such people in office when they are proceeding through action or inaction to undermine the administration.
    The argument will be made that there will be cries of Obstruction of Justice. So be it.”

    • Replies: @prusmc
  36. Rich says:
    @Greg Bacon

    The stories about J Edgar Hoover being a transvestite have never been proven, and could easily just be a communist lie to defame him. There were many raids on, and arrests of, what you call the “mob” when Hoover was in office, unfortunately for him at the time, gangsters rarely ratted each other out and courts weren’t as liberal in allowing the Feds to break the law or grant immunity to murderers. We also didn’t have the technology available today to track and record the movements of alleged “mobsters”.

    • Replies: @cassandra
  37. annamaria says:
    @JK

    Thanks for the link: https://www.veteranstoday.com/2018/07/20/trump-bringing-isis-to-america-as-white-helmets/
    “…the US and its British and Canadian allies were leading the operation to evacuate members of the NGO [White helmets] out of Syria to neighboring countries, and then on to Western European countries including the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and possibly Canada.”

    https://consortiumnews.com/2018/04/21/beware-of-white-helmets-bearing-news/

    “The group [White helmets] has received at least $55 million from the British Foreign Office and $23 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development as well as millions from the Kingdom of Qatar, which has backed a variety of extremist groups in Syria including Al Qaeda.”

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2018/07/20/trump-bringing-isis-to-america-as-white-helmets/

    – But the Oscar, the glamour, the glitz!

    https://www.rt.com/news/378695-oscar-white-helmets-win/

    “The White Helmets,” a 40-minute documentary, marks first Oscar win for director Orlando von Einsiedel. …
    Patrick Henningsen, a geopolitical analyst explained how the footage was obtained: The “film itself is not a real documentary,” he said. “All of the footage used in the film was provided to the producers by the White Helmets themselves. This film production crew – Netflix productions – did not film any of the so-called rescue scenes.”
    “What this film is essentially a PR cushion for a $100-$150 million covert op, which is an NGO front funded by USAID, the British Foreign Office, various EU member states, Qatar, and other various and sundry nations, and members of the public, who have been duped into donating their money for this rescue group, that is anything but. It essentially functions as a support group alongside Al-Nusra and al-Din al-Zenki and other known terrorist groups operating in Syria. That is a fact that has been proven by a number of eyewitness testimonies.”
    – The obliging presstitutes Orlando von Einsiedel & Joanna Natasegara were rewarded (by the ziocon masters) with Oscar for the White Helmet covert op : http://www.livingly.com/The+Cutest+Couples+At+the+2017+Academy+Awards/articles/pMJvEv-hXnZ/Orlando+von+Einsiedel+Joanna+Natasegara

  38. @tac

    Oh, tac, you impetuous, idealistic, naive yute … comments are permitted at the discretion of the website owner.

    And dat be de name o’ dat tune.

    Wise up.

    • Replies: @tac
  39. Corvinus says:
    @Renoman

    “The US intelligence community are the worst of bought and paid for criminals and everyone with a brain knows it. Problem is not many people with a brain.”

    Right, because that’s all they do is be a corruptive entity without regard to American national security for most of its existence.

    Mercer’s piece was based on emotion. She has yet to offer a cogent rebuttal to each of the intelligence community’s evidence pieces that Russia attacked our representative democracy, with Trump malfeasance to boot.

  40. Corvinus says:
    @Realist

    “Anyone who trusts the American ‘intelligence’ agencies is an idiot.”

    More emotion on your part. So offer us a specific plan on how you would reorganize our intelligence agencies and ensure the safety of American citizens in our current geo-political environment.

  41. Sparkon says:
    @tac

    It was You! who was cluttering up the comment section under Paul Craig Roberts’ excellent and timely article with your long, sprawling off-topic cut’n’pastes of Tweets with your posts #68, #76, #86, as the moderator there noted:

    [It's extremely poor commenter behavior to clutter up a thread with enormous numbers of entirely off-topic Tweets]

    http://www.unz.com/proberts/is-president-trump-a-traitor-because-he-wants-peace-with-russia/#comment-2426050

    There are rules of order in any civilized venue precisely to prevent disruptive behavior. I’d like to see UR ban Tweets altogether. If it’s so important, transcribe it.

    Really, cut-n-paste of Tweets doesn’t work well in this venue, where the format is ideally suited for words, not friggin’ phone screens. If you want to Tweet, go there with the rest of the Twitterati, and peck away to your heart’s content, but please leave the rest of us to read and write in peace, such as it is.

    (Note: It is possible to collapse the clutter by putting the offender on “ignore.”)

    Now PCR has closed comments again.

    Think twice next time. Free speech has limits. We all know of the prohibition against falsely yelling Fire! in a crowded theater, and I suggest too that screaming Treason! over the MSM by public figures such as Brennan is little different, if not worse, because such accusations may incite a crowd to riot — or worse — and encourage hotheads to take the law into their own hands, and start shooting.

    Any treason must be determined in a court of law, not by hysterical loudmouths making wild accusations on the boob tube.

    .

    • Replies: @tac
  42. The organs of the deep state serve their masters the elites esp the Zionists that have control of the U.S. gov and that is why the 17 or more that we know about with an estimated one million employees are there to protect the elites and to overthrow any government that they see fit and to murder American citizens at will.

    The CIA/FBI/NSA/DIA/ONI etc., etc., are corrupt and always have been corrupt and have overthrown governments as in 1953 in Iran and have covered up crimes against the American people as in the assassination of JFK/RFK/MLK/JFKjr and many more including senators and representatives.

    The also covered up Israels and the deep states attack of the USS LIBERTY and the attack on 911 which the power of the Zionist controlled deep state was shown and every thinking America knows that the Zionists did 911 and they got away with it.

    The enemy is not at the gates the enemy is with in the gates and the deep state is just waiting to finish the job for its elite owners.

    • Replies: @Stonehands
  43. @Corvinus

    Mercer’s piece was based on emotion. She has yet to offer a cogent rebuttal to each of the intelligence community’s evidence pieces that Russia attacked our representative democracy, with Trump malfeasance to boot.

    LOL. I think your reaction is based on “emotion”. Let’s see the evidence. Let’s see the damage. For real. You saying that Putin coulda snatched Melania’s purse is NOT evidence of a crime.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  44. @Corvinus

    More emotion on your part. So offer us a specific plan on how you would reorganize our intelligence agencies and ensure the safety of American citizens in our current geo-political environment.

    That’s easy. Close the borders. Close 700 of the 800+ foreign bases. Recall all US troops in Germany, Korea, and the Middle East. Assert the goal as being to expel non-citizen/non-visaed/illegal US residents, and to protect the country. Reduce the MI/Intelligence-complex budget by 50%.

    • Replies: @Realist
  45. annamaria says:

    Meanwhile, in the Kaganat of Nuland (former Ukraine),
    “Since independence and especially since the Maidan coup Ukraine has experienced a population collapse unprecedented in post Second World War Europe:” http://theduran.com/ukraine-hollows-out/

    “The economic crisis that began in Ukraine in 2014 has led to the fact that the poverty level is now higher than five years ago. In 2014, 15% of the population of Ukraine lived below the poverty line, today it is 25%.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/2500940-more-poor-people-in-ukraine-now-than-five-years-ago-world-bank.html

    Guess, the “chosen” like Ukrainian resources and can’t wait to see Ukraine depopulated: https://www.alternet.org/world/how-israel-lobby-protected-ukrainian-neo-nazis
    “If passed, Conyers’ amendment would have explicitly barred those found to have offered “praise or glorification of Nazism or its collaborators, including through the use of white supremacist, neo-Nazi, or other similar symbols” from receiving any form of support from the US Department of Defense.
    Despite their stated mission to combat anti-Semitism and violent extremism, the ADL and Wiesenthal Center refused to support Jeffries and Conyers’ proposal.”

    “Rights Groups Demand Israel Stop Arming neo-Nazis in Ukraine” https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/rights-groups-demand-israel-stop-arming-neo-nazis-in-the-ukraine-1.6248727:
    “Israel’s basically looking to eastern Europe as the future support base for its own Likud right-wing government.” https://therealnews.com/stories/max-blumenthal-us-is-arming-neo-nazis-in-ukraine

    – Again, what was Brennan’s mission in Kiev in 2014? — To scout for ziocons? “CIA director John Brennan landed in Ukraine on Saturday under an assumed name and held a “series of secret meetings” with the country’s “power bloc,” https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-04-14/white-house-admits-cia-director-brennan-was-secretly-kiev

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  46. We don’t necessarily need to doubt the intelligence of the “intelligence community”. They are intelligent in that they serve their masters well and are generously rewarded. What we must doubt is their allegiance. They don’t give a hoot about the US or the American people, their only allegiance is to those who reward them: MIC profiteers and the like. Their masters in their obscene greed are driving our country towards the precipice of self-destruction, financial and otherwise. Trump apparently tried to save our country from these vultures, but did not have the stamina or brains to stay the course. Thus, Trump failed.

    We need a president who has the strength to fire all these swamp creatures and dramatically readjust all directions in the US policy: stop ruinous increase in national debt by cutting military expenditures and eliminate tax breaks (like 10% capital gains tax) for the elite; stop gangster foreign policy, extricate itself from wars all over the world, and ensure that the US can be trusted by the other players on the international stage; invest in the future of our country, including infrastructure and science/high tech, etc. If our country is to be saved, we must stop digging and get ourselves out of the hole we have already dug.

    • Agree: Dillon Sweeny
  47. Corvinus says:
    @Dillon Sweeny

    “LOL. I think your reaction is based on “emotion”.”

    No, it’s based on being logical and rational here.

    “Let’s see the evidence.”

    Several people charged. A major trial (Manafort) coming up. That’s for starters. And, remember, in complex investigations like this one, prosecutors do not reveal to the general public what they have. They build their case gradually and methodically.

    “Let’s see the damage. For real.”

    Perhaps you have watched too many Law And Order shows. Again, legal cases take time.

    “Close the borders”.

    OK.

    “Close 700 of the 800+ foreign bases. Recall all US troops in Germany, Korea, and the Middle East. Reduce the MI/Intelligence-complex budget by 50%.”

    How do these efforts SPECIFICALLY protect American security?

    • Replies: @Dillon Sweeny
    , @annamaria
  48. “In the largely progressive bureau …”

    The Bureau is not “largely progressive.” FBI and DOJ’s upper management was infiltrated by Holder/Jarrett operatives during the eight years of the Obama presidency. Rank and file agents and lower and middle management are still fairly conservative. The SJW racialists are the elite at FBI and DOJ.

    “As Ann Coulter observed, the FBI is not the FBI of J. Edgar Hoover.”

    And that’s a good thing. Under Hoover, the Bureau was a right-wing political police. Now the cultural Marxists have assumed control. Both FBI and CIA need radical reformation. But that’s not gonna happen.

  49. @Corvinus

    Corvinus: NPR+Ambien = Pablum-Puker

  50. Mulegino1 says:
    @jilles dykstra

    Consider this portion of the McColllum Amendment:

    [MORE]

    It is not believed that in the present state of
    political opinion the United States government is capable of
    declaring war against Japan without more ado; and it is barely
    possible that vigorous action on our part might lead the
    Japanese to modify their attitude. Therefore, the following
    course of action is suggested:

    A. Make an arrangement with Britain for the use of
    British bases in the Pacific, particularly
    Singapore.
    B. Make an arrangement with Holland for the use of
    base facilities and acquisition of supplies
    in the Dutch East Indies.
    C. Give all possible aid to the Chinese government
    of Chiang-Kai-Shek.
    D. Send a division of long range heavy cruisers to
    the Orient, Philippines, or Singapore.
    E. Send two divisions of submarines to the Orient.
    F. Keep the main strength of the U.S. fleet now in
    the Pacific in the vicinity of the Hawaiian Islands.

    G. Insist that the Dutch refuse to grant Japanese
    demands for undue economic concessions,
    particularly oil.
    H. Completely embargo all U.S. trade with Japan,
    in collaboration with a similar embargo imposed
    by the British Empire.

    10. If by these means Japan could be led to commit an
    overt act of war, so much the better. At all events we must be fully
    prepared to accept the threat of war.

    A. H. McCollum
    CC-0p-16
    0p-16-F
    File
    [5]
    0p-16-F-2 ON1 7 October 1940

    (My italics)

    The so called “Intelligence Community” has rarely acted in the interest of the American people.

  51. @Corvinus

    Perhaps you have watched too many Law And Order shows. Again, legal cases take time.

    Good lord, no.

    I can wait for Manafort. But gee, for a matter of such pressing urgency, overwhelming threat to the vital security of the Fatherland, you would think the milk would be delivered early in the mawnin’, boss.

    How do these efforts SPECIFICALLY protect American security?

    Don’t task me with chickenshit, dude. Feel free to disagree … but, if you favor the Trillion$ MI-Security budget, shouldn’t YOU be telling ME how it protects us pore li’l worker-bees? He’p me, he’p me, massah Corvinus. I’se so confused. I’se jess a little ol’ pickaninny fum Jawja.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  52. annamaria says:
    @Corvinus

    Read carefully: “Lisa Page revealed under oath that there was no basis for Mueller’s appointment:” https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2018/07/report_lisa_page_revealed_under_oath_that_there_was_no_basis_for_muellers_appointment.html#ixzz5LuWXp5sh
    “The truth behind the Mueller probe is looking uglier and uglier. Pursuing bogus accusations without foundation is the very definition of a witch hunt…”

    Paul Craig Roberts: “We are currently experiencing sedition at the highest levels as the military/security complex unfolds its coup against the elected president of the United States.”

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  53. @Wizard of Oz

    A good question is half the answer, confusing is not a question at all.
    I suppose Kimmel knew quite well what he was doing, going to get the blame.
    McArthur, read
    John Toland, ‘Gods of War’, New York 1985
    it is a novel, but based on historical fact.
    McArthur was able to let himself be bribed after the Japanese invasion by the president of the Philippines, the USA Defence Department authorizing the transfer of the money to McArthur’s bank account.
    Why McArthur held such political power, even his biography, cannot find the title right now, does not explain it.
    Truman hardly dared to fire him.
    McArthur behaved as king of the Far East.

  54. Corvinus says:
    @Dillon Sweeny

    “I can wait for Manafort. But gee, for a matter of such pressing urgency, overwhelming threat to the vital security of the Fatherland, you would think the milk would be delivered early in the mawnin’, boss.”

    It would appear you need a primer on how the American justice system actually works. Prosecutors meticulously build their case. In similar fashion, defense attorneys have due diligence in representing their client. It’s OK to plead ignorance here. Would you like some help?

    “Don’t task me with chickenshit, dude.”

    You are the one who tasked yourself by making several general statements. I am asking how and why each one in particular makes America safe by way of reorganizing our intelligence community.

    • Replies: @denk
  55. Corvinus says:
    @annamaria

    “Pursuing bogus accusations without foundation is the very definition of a witch hunt…”

    No, I’m afraid that would be Fake News. Please educate yourself on the matter.

    https://chickenafraido.com/searchable-sethreads/

    • Replies: @annamaria
  56. prusmc says: • Website
    @annamaria

    If the President fires them will they obey and leave office or will they be shielded by other bureaucrats knowing that there is no real penalty for insubordination to an unpopular President? This is not the Mac Arthur who grudgedly accept Truman’s role as Commander in Chief.

  57. Realist says:
    @Dillon Sweeny

    That’s easy. Close the borders. Close 700 of the 800+ foreign bases. Recall all US troops in Germany, Korea, and the Middle East. Assert the goal as being to expel non-citizen/non-visaed/illegal US residents, and to protect the country. Reduce the MI/Intelligence-complex budget by 50%.

    And shit can the top two tiers of all ‘intelligence’ agencies.

    • Replies: @Dillon Sweeny
  58. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    Let’s not get carried away. Trump deserves credit for wanting to reduce tensions with Russia, but “man of peace” is almost certainly unjustified hyperbole.

    I will agree that he deserves a Nobel prize more than the Drone King. And that his military funding bill was actually smaller than the one approved by Congress…

    Okay, maybe “man of peace” is pretty relatively accurate, all things considered…

  59. Realist says:
    @Corvinus

    She has yet to offer a cogent rebuttal to each of the intelligence community’s evidence pieces that Russia attacked our representative democracy, with Trump malfeasance to boot.

    There are no evidence pieces. The ‘intelligence’ agencies has been lying since their inception.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  60. annamaria says:
    @Corvinus

    If you insist, Corvinus: https://oathkeepers.org/2017/07/truth-awan-family-democrat-scandal-debbie-wasserman-schultz-exposed/
    “There is an enormous scandal involving three brothers, the Awan brothers, who worked [no security clearance] as shared IT staffers for 80 members of Congress. Of course, the Mainstream Media is not covering this scandal, because it involves Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democratic Congresswoman from Florida and former Chair of the Democratic National Committee.” https://spectator.org/the-invisible-awan-brothers-scandal/

    Here the name “Wasserman” pops up again: “Debbie Wasserman-Schultz’s brother Steven Wasserman accused of burying Seth Rich case.” http://theduran.com/debbie-wasserman-schultzs-brother-who-is-assistant-us-attorney-in-washington-dc-suspected-of-burying-seth-rich-case/

    And why Seth Rich was murdered? – A clue: https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/bombshell-nsa-experts-say-dnc-hack-was-actually-a-leak-and-inside-job/

    https://steemit.com/politics/@andrewjoseph/yes-the-dnc-had-seth-rich-murdered-here-is-how-i-know

    And who is Aperovich? – A viciously Russophobic “expert” from the dirty Atlantic Council and author of the CrowdStrike fraudulent report on “Russain hacking.”

    And what the fraudulent CrowdStrike and the FBI and the CIA have missed? – “China hacked Clinton’s e-mail:” http://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2018/07/editorial-china-hacked-clintons-e-mail.html
    “Horowitz testified that the IC IG told Strzok about the “anomaly” (Chinese hacking of Clinton’s emails): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Js7AdxDdt0Q&feature=youtu.be&t=53m1s

    And who are Rosenstein, Comey, and Mueller? — politicking profiteers involved in anti-American activities (all three are not particularly intelligent): “Prior to the Obama administration approving the deal in 2010 giving Russia 20% of America’s Uranium, the FBI had evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were involved in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering … the investigation was supervised by then-U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein and then-Assistant FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Robert Mueller was head of the FBI from Sept 2001-Sept 2013 until James Comey took over as FBI Director in 2013. They were BOTH involved in this Russian scam being that this case started in 2009 and ended in 2015.” https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/10/how_much_did_mueller_and_rosenstein_know_about_uranium_one.html#ixzz5LutGdabb

    “Bill Clinton did receive $500,000 to deliver a speech at a Russian bank that was promoting Uranium One stock… All told, $145 million went to the Clinton Foundation from those linked to Uranium One” https://www.newsweek.com/fact-check-clintons-russia-trump-688592

  61. The usual pro-Putin propaganda dressed up as support for Trump.

    • LOL: Dillon Sweeny
  62. Corvinus says:
    @Realist

    “There are no evidence pieces. The ‘intelligence’ agencies has been lying since their inception.”

    In some cases, absolutely there has been lying and deception by not just our intelligence agencies, but by those nations who engage in espionage. But in EVERY circumstance by EVERY member at ALL times? No. Only a person who is extremely ignorant would make that charge.

    And, of course there are evidence pieces, as there have been indictments and soon to be a major trial (Manafort). There has been a year and a half investigation that has been conducted on a situation that is extremely complex and technical. Probably above your pay grade, so that is why you lash out.

    • Replies: @Wally
  63. @Realist

    And shit can the top two tiers of all ‘intelligence’ agencies.

    You think that would work? I’m not convinced. The MI/SS has a deeply-cultivated, deeply-imbedded and pervasive culture throughout. My guess is that none of those jaspers know they’re corrupt, or know their corruption is systematically destroying the country (the country they rely upon to firehose them with money and public praise).

    Lots of very dangerous individuals in that heap. Maybe they could be dispersed into state and local law enforcement, and we just keep an eye on the individuals. Probably end up having to hang 30% of ‘em.

    [SS=Surveillance State]

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Corvinus
  64. Realist says:
    @Dillon Sweeny

    Lots of very dangerous individuals in that heap. Maybe they could be dispersed into state and local law enforcement, and we just keep an eye on the individuals. Probably end up having to hang 30% of ‘em.

    It will probably come to that. The Deep State will not go quietly.

  65. cassandra says:
    @Rich

    J. Edgar and Clyde enjoyed betting on the horses in the company of their mob lawyer friend. Also, Hoover actively denied the existence of organized crime. He had to know better.

    • Replies: @Rich
  66. cassandra says:
    @Greg Bacon

    Agree 100%. The current FBI behavior reflects a failure to learn historical lessons, and to take the corrective measures necessary to prevent repetition of errors. What we’re seeing in many respects is a rerun of Cointelpro. Use of power to promote or protect a political viewpoint is a feature, not a bug, of secret intelligence services, and whatever J. Edgar’s weaknesses, he certainly never showed signs of the superhuman moral integrity he’d have needed NOT to have abused his office. Indeed, there were many signs to the contrary.

  67. Rich says:
    @cassandra

    I could give you over a thousand examples of Hoover’s FBI cracking down on Organized Crime, but you have to remember, the Sicilians didn’t become the biggest players in the American Syndicate until at least the 50′s, and even then, there were never really that many of them. Mario Puzo wrote a great book, but that’s not actually how things were.

  68. @Corvinus

    “Russia attacked our representative democracy, with Trump malfeasance to boot.”

    The intelligence [sic] community has no evidence of ‘Trump malfeasance’ and even the spooks admit that not a single US vote was altered by Russia.

    We have overwhelming evidence that the O’Kenyan administration illegally spied on President Trump and his associates.

    Your comments have always been dumb, but you’re outdoing yourself lately.

    • Agree: Mike P
    • Replies: @Corvinus
  69. “Brennan has dubbed President Trump a traitor for having dared to doubt people like himself.”

    How dare President Trump doubt government intelligence [sic] agents who spied on him illegally since at least 2015! The nerve!

    My irony meter exploded when President Trump was savaged for refusing to praise agencies actively working to destroy his presidential candidacy and presidency itself. You know they have nothing on him because we’d already know about it.

    What kind of clown-world sociopath expects praise from his sworn enemy? Why, that would be none other than John Brennan.

  70. FKA Max says:
    @David Martin

    Harvard is the only Ivy League school in the Top 100 (32nd). Quite remarkable, isn’t it.

    Neocons, for the most part, are “think tank” creatures and not involved in the day-to-day running and operations of government.

    Neocons probably actually benefit from and prefer to have less bright and knowledgeable civil servants in charge of the U.S. government, since less educated officials are easier to influence, persuade, impress, etc. for them than, for example, Ivy League, etc. educated public servants would be.

    The Discreet Charm of Flexians: Reviewing Janine Wedel’s Shadow Elite

    Indeed, she notes how despite the neoliberal rhetoric of downsizing government, the federal government has actually expanded for almost twenty years with many vital government functions contracted out to private actors working for think tanks, consulting companies, and the like. As a result, “private players are afforded fresh opportunities to make governing and policy decisions without meaningful government involvement. Whether for profit or to advance an agenda, they can privatize policy beyond the reach of traditional monitoring systems” (p. 75).
    - https://www.globalintegrity.org/2010/01/post-491/ Archived link: http://archive.is/k0a8L

    Source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/janine-r-wedel/emshadow-eliteem-march-to_b_512697.html

  71. A republican citizenry’s greatest, last-resort duty is to kill those seeking to impose tyranny
    Posted on July 14, 2018 by Mike Scheuer.
    ———————————————————————————————————————

    As this week’s end, it seems likely that it is quite near time for killing those involved in the multiple and clearly delineated attempts to stage a coup d’état against the legitimately elected Trump government and thereby kill our republic.

    –The week saw the alternative media document nearly 300 incidents of violence against loyal U.S. citizens that have been perpetrated by Democrats and the domestic terrorists that the party and its financial supporters keep on their payrolls. The Americans they are abusing and attacking – even those using concealed carry — have so far held their fire and sucked up the pain, trying to give Trump time to forever eliminate their violent tormentors. The well-armed patriot’s patience does not, and must not, last forever.

    –The week saw FBI agent Strzok brazenly lie to the Congress, show his own detestation for everyday Americans – it’s their smell, he says — and display facial and other physical quirks that appeared very reminiscent of a demented beaver, a drug addict, or a loyal Democrat.

    –The week saw that the FBI, in the person of Strzok, had refused to investigate a foreign address to which 30,000 e-mails from Hillary Clinton’s unsecured server were delivered. It was made clear that foreign address was not Russian, which surely means that the address was that of the Beijing tyrants who have paid the Democrats to surrender to China U.S. manufacturing industries, intellectual property, and much of its technical military prowess.

    –The week saw Strzok describe the sacred FBI practice of briefing the leaders of any U.S. presidential campaign that is threatened by foreign influence/interference. The practice was ignored regarding Trump’s campaign, while the FBI — led by Strzok — assisted the British intelligence service’s (MI6) effort to try to ruin the campaign and then the Trump presidency.

    –The week saw, on Friday the 13th, Special Counsel Mueller and his Democratic-apparatchik lawyers indict 12 supposed Russian intelligence officers with a laughable amount of evidence pertaining to their purported involvement in the 2016 election. Mueller’s action is a clear and undeniable effort to ruin President Trump’s coming meeting with Putin. It also ensures the continuation of the drive toward war with Russia that Obama and the EU started in 2013 with their direct and multi-pronged intervention in Ukrainian politics and their subsequent overthrow of the country’s pro-Russian government.

    [MORE]

    –It is worth noting that Mueller has zero chance of ever getting the Russian GRU officers into court, and that the FBI’s files — as well as those of other components of the intelligence community — are packed with the names of GRU officers. This reality leaves open the likelihood that Mueller’s pro-Hillary posse made up the list by randomly picking names, just as they did with the last list of indicted Russians.

    –The week saw FBI’s Strzok make it clear under oath that the so-called “Trump Dossier” was available in the FBI and the Department of Justice in multiple copies, each with differing content. He described, in other words, nothing less than an in-process movie script that showed work of the hands of many notoriously anti-Trump writers, each trying to outdo the other in their lying and treasonous intent.

    –This week saw DoJ’s Rod Rosenstein request the country’s 93 U.S. Attorneys to select three “federal prosecutors” for his use in vetting Supreme Court-nominee Brett Cavanaugh. Clearly, Rosenstein intends to use the prosecutors to invent a “crime” – as he did with Mueller’s investigation — that can be used to delay or stop Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination, and ruin his reputation and career in either event.

    –This week saw Strzok admit that he and his paramour used their personal communication devices for government business and that the FBI allowed them to decide which of the messages thereon dealt with official business and which dealt with their sexual adventures (Good God, let there be no videos of that greasy swamp fest.) This is precisely the same biased-for-Democrats discretion that Strzok and the FBI – including weasel-boys Comey and McCabe — allowed Hillary Clinton and her reptilian coterie, before affording them the opportunity to destroy the remainder by smashing computers and mobile phones.

    –This week saw Strzok again demonstrate that the FBI is not corrupt, lawless, and deceitful only at the top, but from top to bottom. Strzok repeatedly emphasized the large number of his colleagues who were involved in the Clinton and Russian investigations, noted that they were of one mind with him, and how they were — as he said he is — honorable, truth-telling, and law-abiding. Since no whistle-blower of any consequence has ever come forward from the FBI’s rank-and-file to disclose and describe to Americans what clearly is the dark, anti-constitutional, and fascist heart of the FBI, it can only be concluded that the entire FBI is in need of rapid and merciless eradication

    Finally, this week saw a significant and quickening advance toward the moment when those millions of well-armed citizens who voted for Trump, and who have been abused or wounded by Democrats, their Antifa-thugs, and their thug-civil servants for exercising their franchise to elect Trump, cannot be, in good conscience, patient for much longer.

    Fortunately, they have in hand a long and very precise list of the names and photographs of those who hate and threaten them, their families, their way-of-life, their liberty, their livelihoods and their republic. No self-respecting and determined-to-remain-independent citizenry can let themselves forever be held hostage by thug-civil-servants like Strzok, Comey, McCabe, Page, and Rosenstein; worshipers of tyranny, like the Democratic members of Congress, the Clintons, the FBI, and the Obamas; apparent traitors like Brennan, Hayden, and Clapper; all of the mainstream media; and the tens of thousands of government-admitted-and-protected, violent, criminal, and illegal immigrants.

    American patriots have so far, praise God, been remarkably disciplined in not responding to tyranny and violence with violence. For now they must remain so, armed but steady. But the time for such patience is fast slipping away; indeed, that patience is quickly becoming an obviously rank and self-destructive foolishness. If Trump does not act soon to erase the above noted tyranny and tyrants, the armed citizenry must step in and eliminate them.

    It is, of course, far better if Trump does so, and I pray and believe he will. That said, the sheer, nay, utter joy and satisfaction to be derived from beholding great piles of dead U.S.-citizen tyrants is not one that will be missed if Trump does not soon do the necessary to save the republic. But if he fails, the citizenry must act to ensure that Hillary’s predictive words are proven correct. “If Trump wins,” she apparently said, “we will all hang.”

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  72. I liked your article. I have always thought from the very beginning that the Russian collusion story was BS intended to drag the Trump Administration down into scandal while at the same time badly hurting relationships between US and Russia. I want to make it known that I was a Trump supporter and what I wanted is for the US and Russia to team up and clean up the world. United together in purpose think what is possible. But it’s obvious a certain segment of American society feels threatened by this and wants to sabotage and prevent any cooperation between the two countries. They would prefer a threat of nuclear conflict such as what we saw over Syria to peace. These are the enemies of America and the world. Who are they? My guess is that they are Jews se who profit off of war and not peace. Or maybe the military industrial complex. Whoever they are, they are traitors to America guilty of high treason. I am not currently a Trump supporter because IMO Trump is in bed with Israel and has abandoned maga, but even he is preferable to Hillary or these deep state stooges that you mention in your article. Trump is a far lesser evil than them in my opinion so I support him in that sense even though he is a huge dissapointment to me. I want Trump to take off the gloves and fight the deep state as dirty as they are fighting against him. I want him to expose all these traitors and bring them in front of military tribunals for sentencing. If he does that he will be reelected. If he continues to be a Zionist shill he will NOT be reelected, so saith his former base.

  73. “Activate sleeper cells.” Is there really any longer any doubt that FBI or CIA operatives sympathetic to a “Progressive” Deep State activated Stephen Paddock to kill Trump supporters in Las Vegas? Can it really be coincidental that among Congressmen only Republicans n their families have been the targets of violence? Is there any question but that in Sin City the “millet” or “community” of whites was deliberately attacked, as such?

  74. @Biff

    As someone whose taken the time to look, the FBI is involved in all kinds of wrong doing, destroying evidence, intimidating witnesses to change their truthful stories, even committing cold blooded murder to silence those who refuse to be intimidated. The FBI lies all the time and covers up scandals that corrupt officials are involved in. So that they would lie and be directly involved in the Russiagate Psyop should be of no surprise. What it really demonstrates is how totally corrupt the US government is and how badly it needs to be reformed at the point of a gun and the end of a rope hanging from a lamp post. Bring on the Revolution and execute all these traitors to America to stop shit like this from ever happening again. Too strong? Not strong enough.

  75. Corvinus says:
    @Je Suis Omar Mateen

    “The intelligence [sic] community has no evidence of ‘Trump malfeasance’…”

    Actually, there is significant evidence leading in that direction, as evident by a year and a half long investigation thus far.,

    “and even the spooks admit that not a single US vote was altered by Russia.”

    It’s about election interference.

    “We have overwhelming evidence that the O’Kenyan administration illegally spied on President Trump and his associates.”

    You mean there is suspicion.

    “Your comments have always been dumb, but you’re outdoing yourself lately.”

    Actually, my comments are generally insightful, but you dare not admit that fact, as your head would explode.

    • Replies: @Wally
  76. Corvinus says:
    @Dillon Sweeny

    “Probably end up having to hang 30% of ‘em.”

    Probably not. Besides, you are just playing armchair warrior here, as well all know you lack the guile and gumption to pull a trigger or tie a noose. You are merely letting off steam.

    • Replies: @Dillon Sweeny
  77. @Carlton Meyer

    All those smirks and twitches is a way of showing his total contempt for Republicans and the proceedings. A disgusting example of the kind of people who make up the current government. Time to burn it down and create a new government.

  78. @jilles dykstra

    Is that why the US military lied to the world about Assad bombing his own people? I really lost respect for the US military to see them calling me a liar, calling me a Russian troll for telling the truth about Syria on twitter. I greatly respect Syria and want Assad to get his country back but everyone in authority in the US including intelligence, MSM, the US military were telling bold faced lies that I could clearly see. All bold faced lying about Assad and Syria and ISIS. Lying for political reasons or military reasons or whatever other reasons it is still lying. Even Qanon exposed itself by lying about Syria. Even Trump gave the false flag legitimacy by responding to it militarily. I don’t trust anyone in the US to tell the truth. All of them lie all the time. Once you see through the lying, all trust of authority is gone. Everybody needs to lose their trust to see this lying deceiving world clearly. What do I see? I see that the US is a bad guy pretending to be a good guy but the illusion is wearing thin and everyone is starting to realize that the Emporer wears no clothes and never has.

  79. @annamaria

    Agreed. I’ve always suspected what group was behind the CIA since their domestic activities expose clearly anti American bias. I suspect that high level Jews, what this site apparently calls the IC is behind the CIA. Nobody wants to name the Jew for political correctness reasons but for those of us who care only about the truth and don’t give a damn about political correctness, we want the whole anti Semitic truth. I suspect Zionists run the CIA but I have no proof of it. I’d like to see research done if it hasn’t already been done to show Zionist direct influence over the CIA or a rogue element of the CIA. That the CIA was involved in 9-11 and the Anthrax attacks is evident. The CIA was also behind the JFK assassination. Unlike most I know that a Jewess killed JFK who was also a CIA agent.

  80. @redmudhooch

    And what about Trump responding to the FF with a military flotilla. He’s just as corrupt as the intelligence community. If Bibi says blow me, Trump is going to be the first one down on his knees. How can anybody respect this lying shill? People are still trying to paint Trump as a super hero crime fighter but he’s just as corrupt as anyone else. He lies all the time. Nobody in public office is clean. They are all compromised by Zionists.

  81. Wally says:
    @Corvinus

    Stop accepting any ‘intelligence’ from Israel would be a good first step.

    Q: How do you know when a Zionist is lying?

    A: They are talking.

    http://www.codoh.com

  82. cassandra says:
    @Rich

    I’m not specifically referring to the Sicilians: multiple ethnicities were involved. Meyer Lansky, e.g., was a major kingpin, and there were turf wars between Dutch Schultz and Bumpy Johnson, though they came a bit later. Organized crime had existed from 1900 on, and, supported by black-market income from the 1919 Volstead Act, flourished after 1920. This crime upsurge was particularly supported by immigrant Johnny Torrio in New York, and his American protege Al Capone. Both indeed traced their birth to southern Italy, but were not Mafia in the narrow Sicilian sense.

    But all this is a school of red herrings. The main point is that police corruption and payoffs were blatantly obvious from the 20′s on, and Hoover publicly pretended it didn’t exist until 1957. By all means, please give me a few of the thousands of your examples where Hoover specifically targeted organized crime, especially those where he spoke about it as a major menace, with the same enthusiasm he displayed for communism.

    • Replies: @Rich
  83. Wally says:
    @Corvinus

    Poor Corvinus:
    What is Manafort being charged with?
    What evidence does Mueller have against him that supposedly changed the election results?

    Why is Trump not being charged?

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  84. Wally says:
    @Corvinus

    said:
    “Actually, there is significant evidence leading in that direction, as evident by a year and a half long investigation thus far.”

    So then produce it, here, now.

    http://www.codoh.com

  85. @vincenzo lapazzi

    Very well written and to the point.

  86. Consider the American “intelligence” community – J. Edgar Hoover denied the existence of the Mafia clear up to 1957, even though they fed him his horse racing tips. And they’ve only gotten “better” since!

  87. @Corvinus

    Probably not. Besides, you are just playing armchair warrior here, as well all know you lack the guile and gumption to pull a trigger or tie a noose. You are merely letting off steam.

    Whereas you, in contrast, would have no trouble manning the guns to massacre patriots.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  88. @Rich

    So when in 1931 Luciano, Bonanno, Profaci, Gagliano, and Mangano had a sit down to form the Commission and divide the territories up among the crime families, that was just a little insignificant luncheon? Right Rich?

    Speaking of books how about reading up on the growing power in the 1940s of Costello, Genovese, Anastasia, Lucchese?

  89. denk says:

    Whats’ all these fuss about Clinton’s emails and China ?

    I dont pay much attention to the daily reality shows in the Washington cesspool, all those so-called squabbles, infighting, expose’ [sic], leak [sic] blah blah blah.

    So,
    Can either Annamaria or Stonehand enlighten me how do they know ‘Beijing tyrant’ hacked into Clinton’s ‘unsecured’ [sic] server and siphon off all her top secret emails ?

    • Replies: @Stonehands
  90. @DESERT FOX

    Always well written and to the point!

  91. Rich says:
    @cassandra

    I think I get your point, you’re saying that because until the 1957 Appalachian Meeting fiasco Hoover never made public statements about organized crime, he wasn’t all in on it. I think a lot of that had to do with politics, and as long as the crime was kept under control, gambling and prostitution were accepted by the ruling elites.

    Organized crime existed since the founding of the US, there were criminal syndicates everywhere. Not as extensive as in the 20th century, because of communication difficulties, but there were all kinds of smugglers, thieves and other assorted villains working together to break the law. The James-Younger gang, and others, it could be argued, were a kind of “Organized Crime Syndicate”.

    As to arrests of inter-state criminals by the Feds, how about the Depression era gangsters like Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Pretty Boy Floyd, the Barker Gang, would you consider them Organized Crime?

    By the way “Dutch” Schultz, the famous one, wasn’t Dutch. He was a Jewish gangster by the name of Arthur Flegenheimer.

    • Replies: @cassandra
  92. @Anonymous

    Germans have something to say about that, indeed:

    “Thank you for arming the Bolsheviks.”

  93. MarkinLA says:
    @Respect

    Strzok is just another mediocrity in a large bureaucracy. His only talent is for promotion and all you need for that is to attach you mouth like a sucker fish to the correct ass in the hierarchy.

  94. @denk

    Rumor has it that the Page creature testified behind closed doors to the Chinese hack…

    • Replies: @denk
  95. FKA Max says:
    @FKA Max

    Most of these guys are Catholic; Brennan, Hayden, Panetta, Morell, etc.

    I just wanted to explain why, I believe, them being Catholic is relevant in this context.

    My guess is that most of these guys’ parents were likely supporters of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, since his biggest support base was among Catholic Democrats, so they probably grew up in a very anti-Soviet/Communist/Russian environment and households.

    I believe their obsession with alleged, large-scale Russian interference in the election and their McCarthy-like attitude and tactics might stem from and be a carryover from their upbringing.

    [MORE]

    Support from Roman Catholics and the Kennedy Family

    One of the strongest bases of anti-Communist sentiment in the United States was the Catholic community, which constituted over 20% of the national vote. McCarthy identified himself as Catholic, and although the great majority of Catholics were Democrats, as his fame as a leading anti-Communist grew, he became popular in Catholic communities across the country, with strong support from many leading Catholics, diocesan newspapers, and Catholic journals.[78] At the same time, some Catholics did oppose McCarthy, notably the anti-Communist author Father John Francis Cronin and the influential journal Commonweal.[79]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthy#Support_from_Roman_Catholics_and_the_Kennedy_Family

    Georgetown University‘s School of Foreign Service is named after Joseph McCarthy’s mentor/muse/advisor “The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_A._Walsh and “What do Peter Strzok’s wife Melissa Hodgman, Joe and Hunter Biden, and Chris Heinz have in Common?” https://americandigitalnews.com/2018/07/17/peter-strzoks-wife-melissa-hodgman-joe-hunter-biden-chris-heinz-common/#.W1QPubi23Ls Archived link: http://archive.is/LUHk5

    Joe McCarthy’s Jesuit
    Mark Judge

    UNLIKE MCCARTHY, WALSH IS forgotten to history. This no doubt has much to do with the fact that Edmund Walsh was arguably the first American anti-communist (not to mention the fact that Walsh’s preached preemptive strikes against aggressors decades before the word neoconservative existed).
    [...]
    Drew Pearson, a columnist for the Washington Post in the 1950s, never seemed too disturbed by communism. He did, however, report on the Colony dinner and wrote that during dinner McCarthy had expressed concern about his upcoming reelection campaign. Walsh then allegedly suggested using communism as a campaign theme — “any Senator who consistently attacked Communism would have a great appeal for the voters,” Pearson has Walsh saying.

    On February 9, 1950, a little more than a month later, McCarthy made his infamous speech in Wheeling, West Virginia, announcing he had a list of the names of 205 communists in the State Department.

    https://www.unz.com/article/the-reality-of-red-subversion/#comment-1697822

  96. tac says:
    @Dillon Sweeny

    It is exactly because of this conformity and indifference of people who share your line of thinking that we find ourselves deceived ad infinitum, trapped in a powerless state, and confined to chains of slavery. Be that as it may, you can choose to accept the status quo, but when push comes to shove some–like me–refuse to live on our knees and will fight back instead; some may call it a revolutionary spirit, much akin to those who can gleam past their simple own existence, and thus consider the very brief moment of life allotted to them in the interim.

    Now, if the owner of such a site as this one truly believes this credo (I am not saying that Ron does not, but I do question some of the moderators–whomever they are–of eventually becoming gatekeepers to allowed thought) then practice what you preach and let the users respond one way or the other to the posts. Certainly there are some limits, but free speech, offensive, off-topic, or otherwise inconsequential is best left to the audience; however, I am not its owner nor claimant in its credo.

    • Replies: @Dillon Sweeny
  97. tac says:
    @Sparkon

    I am shivering at the thought that PCR is some sage in this quest of our present search into what we find ourselves involved with at the moment. News Flash: if PCR–aside from some great work that he does–is this seminal beacon of truth as some cłaim, then why exactly does he ALWAYS walk on egg shells when he should explicitly name the (((oppressor))) using commonplace euphemisms instead???

    BTW do not blame me as the reason that PCR refuses to allow comments; perhaps HE is a coward for NOT taking them just like HE is a coward for not naming the (((nemesis)))! If he cannot stand the heat perhaps he belongs far away from the kitchen! Is this the kind of person one pins his/her hopes on??? Not for me….and only cowards refuse engagement.

    Funny that I asked politely what the reason was that PCR shut down comments here, yet NO ONE seems to be willing to provide such context leaving me to fill in the blanks.

    • Replies: @Dillon Sweeny
    , @JoeFour
  98. Sean says:
    @Corvinus

    American presidents try to be on friendly terms with Putin, Trump does it and Obama did it before him. Both were criticized for it by politic opponents,but the intelligence services wisel did not try to undermine Obama. They are trying to undermine Trump.

    Right, because that’s all they do is be a corruptive entity without regard to American national security for most of its existence.

    The CIA tried to assassinate Castro on Kennedy’s orders and the overthrow/assassination of the Diem brothers came a few weeks before Kennedy’s death at the hands of a Castro enthusiast.

    Assassinating foreign leaders is a two way street and so in interfering in foreign elections. It is no secret that Yeltsin had American PR people and America backed loans from the IMF for elections that he may have rigged. Intelligence agencies interfere in other countries internal affairs. The CIA do it and the GRU do it, when they can get away with it. US civil society aid organisations in Russia were told their presence was no longer required, and Russian receiving money from abroad had to register as foreign agents, after Clinton had criticized the conduct of Russian elections under Putin (though Yeltsin’s were never questioned by the US).

    Mercer’s piece was based on emotion. She has yet to offer a cogent rebuttal to each of the intelligence community’s evidence pieces that Russia attacked our representative democracy, with Trump malfeasance to boot.

    It is clear that the GRU did try and help Trump get elected, as is established I think, so nothing Mueller’s investigation turns up in that regard should come as a surprise . However, personnel within the FBI, which is an internal security service rather than an intelligence agency, are associat Russian action with the accusation that Trump colluded with Russia. No cogent evidence for any such coordination has been forthcoming. Mueller’s investigation is into Russia interference that everyone knows took place and, collusion that there is absolutely evidence for as yet.

    Trump understands that the Russian interference and the collusion are being conflated by his opponents, so in his rhetorical way he just says he does not trust the evidence on Russian iterference. Its not literally true, but the thing he communicates is the investigation is a sham.

    It’s like if there was a special investigation into whether the Sony Pictures hack was by North Korea and whether there was collusion by Universal Studios. Everybody already knows it was north Korea and to only reason to continue and launch a special investigation into the hack and possibility of collusion by Universal when nothing suggests there was any collusion would be for the purpose of discrediting Universal. The institutions responsible for such an inquiry would discredit themselves.

  99. denk says:
    @Stonehands

    So its like all previous accusations about China’s hack into Lockheed Martin and stole secrets of F35, CCp’S hack into Yahoo and so many others that I didnt bother to keep track, its just an accusation from the U.S. , usual suspects….CIA/NSA./state dept/think tank/Washington affiliated security firm with vested interest…..as expected.

    Thanks for clarifying.
    I ask cuz you’r one of the comentators here whose posts I follow.

  100. @Corvinus

    The problem is that the report is narrative, explanation of what they think occurred. It is not supported by any data. That’s the failure.

    I think there are plenty of critiques out there and Dr. Giraldi and others make a the matter clear. That the report is merely speculative narrative, The only actual supported behaviors are the constant recounting of russian news programs. And while critical of Sec Clinton, they were critical of the entire ad min policy towards russia. But evidence of actual tampering – I couldn’t find it.

    For example, there is this a very troublesome reference that the russians had access to voting boards. I whoa here it comes, here’s the case – how the russians sabotaged or manipulated ballot counts, or somehow had compromised the boards to engage in some untoward activity —- nothing. So I looked up a story about how one voting process used machines or a system owned by a russian — nope. an investigation yielded not one scintilla of evidence that said company did anything amiss, not even a single ballot out of place not even a hanging chad.

    What you are calling evidence is really case by authority. taking the word by expertise and granted authority to make cases and as such organizations we trust, but as with Iraq, there is no apple in their apple pie – despite admonitions otherwise. Even supposed authority is expected to provide evidence in my view. And they just don’t make the grade.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  101. denk says:
    @Corvinus

    how and why each one in particular makes America safe by way of reorganizing our intelligence community.

    Its better to ask how to keep the world safe from CIA terrorism.

    dr Mahathir,
    ‘CIA knows what happen to mh370′

  102. @Corvinus

    Right now the president and you along with millions are convinced not by evidence, but either authority, intimidation, or some other factor, but evidence — not at all. I think the president and his other supporters may think they have outsmarted their opponents, but in this case – not at all.

    Anything is possible, I could be wrong, but this entire scenario has smelled bad from the start and has only gotten worse. And what concerns me is that we haven’t stopped making accusations since 9/11 and it seems clear we are intent on eating ourselves inside out.

    Something Wicked this wicked this way has come and it ha set up shop. I have no intention of supporting a case based on narrative minus support and here unlike the president, I stand where I came in skeptical.

    And while huge fan of the intel community, at the moment, I am concerned that their operations have turned blatantly inward and there’s nothing healthy about that.

  103. @Corvinus

    My comments should not be mistaken for some hoopla parade for the russians or president putin. I have long said that president putin is a shrewd customer and he has has outmaneuvered the US on more than one occasion. I n fact, he has outmaneuvered everyone of the last presidents we have had in office.

    And while my experience with russians have been positive, – mostly – with russians, I see no reason not to keep a wary disposition with russia as a partner in some avenues and a competitor in others.

    You don’t survive the cold war kgb era to become a democratically elected president of russia without developing some serious survival skills and political instincts.

  104. Mulegino1 says:

    Linking a “community” with such an abysmal track record of mendacity, duplicity, incompetence, malfeasance and outright criminality with “Intelligence” is about as Orwellian as can be.

    • Agree: Beefcake the Mighty
  105. @tac

    It is exactly because of this conformity and indifference of people who share your line of thinking that we find ourselves deceived ad infinitum, trapped in a powerless state, and confined to chains of slavery. Be that as it may, you can choose to accept the status quo, but when push comes to shove some–like me–refuse to live on our knees and will fight back instead

    Stop being naive. You may wish to apply your ideals to the Internet as a means and mode of public communication, but with property ownership being what it is, you have only the right (during permitted hours of the day) to go to a public square and shout your opinions.

  106. @tac

    Funny that I asked politely what the reason was that PCR shut down comments here, yet NO ONE seems to be willing to provide such context leaving me to fill in the blanks.

    Why don’t you ask PCR? Nobody owes you any explanation at all, nor can anyone BUT PCR fully answer your question.

  107. denk says:

    How to resolve a problem if you dont even know what’s the problem….

    Central Intelligence Agency

    Criminals In Action.

  108. Corvinus says:
    @Dillon Sweeny

    “Whereas you, in contrast, would have no trouble manning the guns to massacre patriots.”

    Now you are just projecting here. Besides, there is nothing patriotic on your part by advocating the open murder of men and women who seek to protect our fine nation from potential foreign intelligence attacks.

    Again, I am asking how and why each “solution” you offered in particular makes America safe by way of reorganizing our intelligence community.

    • Replies: @Dillon Sweeny
  109. Corvinus says:
    @Wally

    “What is Manafort being charged with?”

    It’s all in the indictment.

    “What evidence does Mueller have against him that supposedly changed the election results?”

    Silly goose, the charges are part and parcel to a larger investigation involving Russian meddling in our election.

    “Why is Trump not being charged?”

    Because cases like the one that the special prosecutor is putting together takes a long time. Just because Trump has yet to be charged or there is not a “smoking gun” does not mean he is innocent or guilty. Again, investigations of this magnitude mandate due diligence. You clearly do not understand our legal system.

  110. Corvinus says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    “The problem is that the report is narrative, explanation of what they think occurred. It is not supported by any data. That’s the failure.”

    Actually, there are several narratives, with full legal explanation, complete with documentation and evidence, of what is thought to be crimes committed by various people within or linked to the Trump Administration.

    “So I looked up a story about how one voting process used machines or a system owned by a russian — nope. an investigation yielded not one scintilla of evidence that said company did anything amiss, not even a single ballot out of place not even a hanging chad.”

    Actually, the investigation is ongoing, and there is evidence that puts several players and tech companies in league with one another to commit crimes against the United States government. We only know what is out there by way of reporting. Prosecutors are not at liberty to give EVERYTHING they have to the public as far as the progress of their investigation. Here is what we know so far.

    https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/18/russia-election-hacking-trump-putin-698087

    “What you are calling evidence is really case by authority. taking the word by expertise and granted authority to make cases and as such organizations we trust”

    No, what is evidence is really evidence collected by a special prosecutor and his cadre of lawyers who have significant experience and expertise in a number of different areas.

  111. @Respect

    How right you are!
    But it is a little bit complicated.
    People tend to believe in lies that are parallel to their views and goals.

  112. @Corvinus

    Now you are just projecting here. Besides, there is nothing patriotic on your part by advocating the open murder of men and women who seek to protect our fine nation from potential foreign intelligence attacks.

    Stop bullshitting, Crow-Boy. DOD is the largest employer in the US — they’ve begun saying that with pride, of late. Offhand, maybe $1300B going to the MI/SS annually? And they believe they are rightfully entitled to more. All that money must be produced by productive people who are NOT in the employ of the largest employer.

    It is simply the most horrific exploitation of the human mind and the human body in the history of the world. Loathsomely corrupt — a hideous parasite. And every damn one of the parasites believes he has a preemptive right to everything of value that you and I can produce.

    So, if we break up a small part of that massive liver fluke, you don’t think we won’t end up having to kill some percentage of the former masters of the Universe?

    • Replies: @Stonehands
    , @Corvinus
  113. @annamaria

    Ukraine could be resolved only this way:
    Russia should take over Ukraine and kick out the present Fascist government.
    Than Russia should give back to the countries that Stalin stole from surrounding countries with approval of Churchill and Roosevelt.
    Russia should give back Lvov part to Poland Slovak part to Slovakia and Hungarian part to Hungary and Romanian Part to Romania.
    Russia should keep only Russian part.

  114. @Corvinus

    Laughing.

    The last thing I am going to do is read another narrative about a narrative.

    No. if I missed some evidence, you are welcome to note it.

    The only supported material of the news critical of the admin and Sec Clinton —- and it was not about the election — it was about their policies and polity. I have already granted the news is there for anyone to see — but that is not spying. That is not collusion — that’s advocacy by way of media — not illegal, not unusual and hardly why Sec Clinton lost the election.

    If you have more than narrative — feel free to put it on the table. Witnesses, audio/video, hands caught in the cookie jar, there’s not even a decent record of how they engaged the electronic data tracking to the the GRU. As I noted, they introduce a stunning argument about access to board of elections throughout the country — but don’t provide a single instance of who, what when where and how —–

    i very pro our intelligence community, however, since the Iraq invasion — something has gone awry– it may be well meaning, but it’s not healthy. And as I say, the president has signed on and he is no longer part of this discussion, unless he repudiates his acknowledging the report as accurate — those are serious allegations and the game has changed.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  115. @Corvinus

    note the evidence . . . i have said all along as have many others who have attempted o defend this president, if in fact, he conspired with the russians to undermine the process, I have no issues with “draw and quartering”

    I exaggerate, but I think you get my point.

  116. annamaria says:
    @Corvinus

    Facts are so terribly biased against Corvinus: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-22/hoax-beginning-page-fisa-application-exposes-flimsy-underpinnings-fbi-witch-hunt

    “… the FBI’s heavily redacted FISA warrant application for Carter Page reveals that the Obama administration, eager to make a case to spy on a US citizen (and arguably the Trump campaign) cobbled together a combination of facts and innuendo from Page’s business dealings in Russia, several press reports of varying reliability, and of course, the infamous Clinton-funded “Steele Dossier,” which the FBI went to great lengths to justify despite being largely unable to verify its claims.
    Perhaps the most concerning takeaway, however, is the stark disconnect between the FBI’s multiple allegations against Page versus the fact that he hasn’t been charged with a single crime after nearly two years of DOJ/FBI investigations. …
    The warrant application also confirms a February report that the FBI received a copy of the dossier from the Obama State Department, after Steele provided it to senior DoS official Jonathan Winer. Winer was also approached by Clinton confidant Sydney Blumenthal with a separate anti-Trump dossier written by longtime Clinton pal Cody Shearer.
    So two separate Clinton-originated dossiers went from Steele and Blumenthal to the State Department, which then gave it to the FBI. Of course, the agency also had a copy it received in early August, 2016 directly from Steele himself, and we also now know that there were multiple versions of the document which went through various conduits before reaching the FBI.”
    – Currently, Christopher Steele, the former (?) agent of M16, is hiding to avoid questioning. As Nick Short writes, “how many prior FISA warrants have been based upon oppo research done by smear shops such as Fusion GPS working in conjunction with FBI to target American citizens because of their political affiliation?”
    – Keep protesting, Corvinus. These protests make the readers think again and again about the fate of Seth Rich, the criminal negligence of Mrs. Clinton ( see the documented Chinese hacking of the extraordinarily important classified information), the Awan affair (the long-term breach of national cybersecurity — hey, Wasserman), and the fraudulent CrowdStrike report (hey, fraudster Alperovich).
    – The plotting and politicking against an elected president by the unelected bosses at IC belong to anti-American activities.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  117. Rurik says:
    @Stonehands

    Awesome!

    I always liked that guy.

    • Replies: @Stonehands
    , @Stonehands
  118. @Dillon Sweeny

    So, if we break up a small part of that massive liver fluke, you don’t think we won’t end up having to kill some percentage of the former masters of the Universe?

    Sweet angel of death may we start with the useful idiots like corvirus first?

  119. @Rurik

    Yes, Rurik this guy is a great and poised, sardonic and fast speaker as well!

  120. @Rurik

    BTW… Michael Scheuer’s blog non-intervention.com has been disappeared ala Stalinesque PC.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  121. annamaria says:
    @Corvinus

    More on the anti-American activities by the FBI brass and DOJ: http://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2018/07/fisa-fraud-by-obamas-doj-and-intel-community-by-publius-tacitus.html
    “FISA Fraud by Obama’s DOJ and Intel Community,” by Publius Tacitus

    “There is a growing body of evidence that the FBI leadership engaged in a criminal conspiracy and that the Department of Justice senior leaders were enthusiastic collaborators in a plot to take down President Donald Trump. The latest evidence comes courtesy of a partial look at the FISA applications that were filed by the FBI with DOJ approval seeking permission to spy on Carter Page, an American citizen. … about 85% of the application is blacked out.
    We owe thanks to Judicial Watch, who kept the heat on with FOIA requests and succeeded in getting this release. …”
    – Highlights:
    “pp. 1-54; VERIFIED APPLICATION signed by Peter Strzok (note, his name is blacked out but other documents from other sources indicate that Strzok was the Supervisory Special Agent on this case).
    pp. 55-63; CERTIFICATION signed by James B. Comey
    pp. 64-65; APPROVAL OF FILING signed by Sally Quillian Yates ….

    June 2017 FISA APPLICATION RENEWAL (119 pages)
    pp. 293-380 VERIFIED APPLICATION signed by Peter Strzok?? (note, his name is blacked out but other documents indicate that Strzok was the Supervisory Special Agent on this case).
    pp. 381-389; CERTIFICATION signed by James B. Comey
    pp. 390-391; APPROVAL OF FILING signed by Rod J. Rosenstein…”

  122. Rurik says:
    @Stonehands

    If I Bing it, I get the site,

    Michael Scheuer – Official Site
    non-intervention.com
    Michael Scheuer\’s Official Website. Foreign policy independent of all, under the influence of none.

    but then if I click on it, I get

    This page can’t be displayed

    •Make sure the web address http://non-intervention.com is correct.
    •Look for the page with your search engine.
    •Refresh the page in a few minutes.

    Perhaps they’re getting desperate, and if so, perhaps that’s a good thing.

    How long will The Unz Review last their Stalinesque pogroms?

  123. Corvinus says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    “Laughing. The last thing I am going to do is read another narrative about a narrative.”

    It’s actually no laughing matter regarding your ignorance. Here’s a primer. No need to say thank you.

    http://www.law.cuny.edu/legal-writing/students/court-brief/court-brief-1.html

    “If you have more than narrative — feel free to put it on the table.”

    Perhaps you need a refresher.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Counsel_investigation_(2017%E2%80%93present)

    “Witnesses, audio/video, hands caught in the cookie jar, there’s not even a decent record of how they engaged the electronic data tracking to the the GRU.”

    What, to you, constitutes “decent record”? What specific areas of this particular part of the investigation gives you pause? Please take into consideration what is known and NOT known to the general public, as investigators are given liberty to keep from us how they are gathering evidence for their case until it is proper to reveal such evidence.

    https://www.wired.com/story/what-did-cambridge-analytica-really-do-for-trumps-campaign

    “i have said all along as have many others who have attempted o defend this president, if in fact, he conspired with the russians to undermine the process.”

    And investigations as highly detailed and complex such as the one being conducted by Mueller take a LONG time. Patience and due diligence is key.

    • Replies: @MacNucc11
    , @annamaria
  124. Corvinus says:
    @annamaria

    You, too, seem to focus on red herrings.

    Regardless, the fact that Carter Page has yet to be charged with a crime means that, as of right now, he has not been charged with a crime. The Special Prosecutor will ultimately determine if the evidence warrants whether or not Page will be indicted. Mueller is on his timetable as to when charges are levied.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  125. Corvinus says:
    @Dillon Sweeny

    “Stop bullshitting, Crow-Boy.”

    Now you are projecting.

    “DOD is the largest employer in the US — they’ve begun saying that with pride, of late. Offhand, maybe $1300B going to the MI/SS annually? And they believe they are rightfully entitled to more. All that money must be produced by productive people who are NOT in the employ of the largest employer.”

    That does not mean that, in its entirety or through its wholesale existence, that the DOD and our intelligence community has been systematically engaged in malfeasance at the perpetual expense of the American public.

    “It is simply the most horrific exploitation of the human mind and the human body in the history of the world.”

    Take a long, deep breath. Then exhale. Repeat.

    “So, if we break up a small part of that massive liver fluke, you don’t think we won’t end up having to kill some percentage of the former masters of the Universe?”

    Again, you are not going to be part of that killing machine, as it already has been established you just don’t have the chops to do it. All you are doing here is spouting off your anger and hostility.

    So why are you avoiding my inquiry? I am asking how and why each “solution” you offered in particular makes America safe by way of reorganizing our intelligence community.

  126. cassandra says:
    @Rich

    I’m trying to make the general point that Hoover’s performance wasn’t so sterling that he should be held up as an ideal, or that his tenure represented some sort of golden age. Ironically, J. Edgar himself said, “You can take it direct from the FBI that no human activity of consequence that is organized has been free of scandal.”

    The specific issue with organized crime was that he said and did little about it during the 20′s, 30′s and 40′s, when it seemed that everyone in the country but him was aware of the problem. There are various explanations for this, none of which are complimentary. His penchant for attending horse races didn’t help.

    I use “organized crime” to refer to activities like business extortion, bookmaking, prostitution and especially bootlegging, run by syndicates headed by bosses, who are powerful enough to demand a cut from smaller-time operators. So I wouldn’t include gangsters who went from one incident to the next. Actually, Hoover was criticized for prioritizing the high-profile gangsters you mention as low-hanging fruit, instead of the more pernicious syndicates.

    Re Dutch, agree; I’m actually unaware of any Dutch or German criminals in that milieu, FWIW.

  127. JoeFour says:
    @tac

    My recollection is that some months ago someone impersonated PCR in the comments section to one of his articles expressing opinions that were certainly not those held by PCR. He was quite upset by this and asked Mr. Unz to disable comments on his future articles published on the Unz Review. I think that’s the gist of the story…

    • Replies: @tac
  128. tac says:
    @JoeFour

    Joe:

    Thank you very much for taking the time to clarify this issue. Perhaps using the word coward was inappropriate on my part, but then again, if your account is true, or mostly true–as PCR would be the only person to ask for clarification in this matter …. oooops, can’t do that since he closed his comment section again.

    I suppose some of us are just sick and tired of all the political correctness and walking on egg shells when we are facing our own political extermination by a very well organized adversary, yet when we choose to actually fight back–as opposed to some conformists on this board who are apparently content to live out the rest of their ‘comfortable’ lives in their own self-indulgence without a single worry of the trajectory in the quality of life THEY leave for subsequent generations even of their own stock–some of us are simply painted as ‘idealists’, ‘impetuous’, and in all other ways naive.

    What they and those of their ilk completely fail to understand, however, is that pain-and-suffering is all but par per course and is replete with anecdotal evidence of such. Yet it is only those who stand up in the face of this indignity and take a chance–with absolutely no guarantee of any chance of success–merely to try and save themselves, and those of their own stock in addition to those who hold dear similar principles, who are simply idealists with the implication being that they should just learn from others–who perhaps have been a bit too comfortable in their own lives, without a healthy dose of pain-and-suffering as the’experience’ necessary to gain a realistic perspective on life.

    Nonetheless, sorry for the long post to a simple request in the outse–what was the reason PCR disabled the comments section to his articles–to which you were a sole informative respondent. Thank you for that–even though no one OWES me an answer to this simple question–as some indignant individuals claim on this very thread. Once again thank you for you kind ANSWER.

    • Replies: @JoeFour
  129. The swamp looks at elected officials as tourists. And citizens as stinky Wal-Mart shoppers.

  130. annamaria says:
    @Corvinus

    Keep hoping, Corvinus:

    https://consortiumnews.com/2018/07/23/moon-strzok-no-more-lisa-page-spills-the-beans/

    “Former FBI attorney Lisa Page has reportedly told a joint committee of the House of Representatives that when FBI counterintelligence official Peter Strzok texted her on May 19, 2017 saying there was “no big there there,” he meant there was no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
    It was clearly a bad-luck day for Strzok, when on Friday the 13th this month Page gave her explanation of the text to the House Judiciary and Oversight/Government Reform Committees and in effect threw her lover, Strzok, under the bus.”

    “In any event, the operation worked like a charm — at least at first. And — absent revelation of the Strzok-Page texts — it might well have continued to succeed. After Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named Mueller, one of Comey’s best buddies, to be special counsel, Mueller, in turn, picked Strzok to lead the Russia-gate team, until the summer, when the Department of Justice Inspector General was given the Strzok-Page texts and refused to sit on them.”

    “As Mark Twain put it, “It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.” And, as we have seen over the past couple of years, that goes in spades for “Russia-gate.”

  131. JoeFour says:
    @tac

    tac … you’re welcome!

  132. I think everybody distrust US intelligence, they lie habitually! Other intelligence agencies only lie once in a while or when it is imperative.
    But US intelligence agencies they lie when they open their mouth, just like politicians, are they the same people in the US ?

  133. Now if we apply my previous thesis, we find we know nothing about what is going on. We do know that Paul Mannafort has been indicted on severe accounts of money laundering and whitewash, but not really connected to his employment with D. Trump. We was just unlucky, that he was found out, tak, tsk.
    The Russiagate has not yet provided one solid piece of evidence to the public, just some indictments on not telling the truth, which is standard M.O. so that does not count. Then there is the usual gang of liers, obfuscating all and everybody. Nothing new. The indictments of the Russians? Haha, that is just spiel, spiel für die MSM.
    As much as I despise D. Trump, as much I have to consider he is opposing a conspiracy to have him removed, the complete retarded melt down in the American MSM is just frightening and without no credible reason.
    I had forsworn ever to defend D. Trump, but in this case I have to, as he has a hetz against him.

  134. Anon[243] • Disclaimer says:

    …Pray tell, since when does the Deep State—FBI, CIA, DIA, NSA, DNI, (Director of National Intelligence), on and on—represent, or stand for, the American People? The president, conversely, actually got the support of at least 60 million Americans…

    Excellent point, it seems that the IC think their agenda supersedes all others.

  135. MacNucc11 says:

    Although I agree with most of this article I do not believe our intelligence community has actually ever come forward and stated that the Russians interfered in our election. Also for the Iraq War they actually determined that Iraq did not have weapons of mass destruction and it was Colin Powell and the Bush administration that distorted the actual findings.

  136. MacNucc11 says:
    @Corvinus

    Gee, and after a whole lot of nothing on the Wiki link, indictments being a dime a dozen, convictions not so much. The language is just a tad slanted. The president “peddling a deep state conspiracy theory.”, lol
    I don’t think anyone needs to peddle anything. What exactly are Mueller and his team peddling? Note how biased the language is. Glowing admiration for all the deep state apparatchiks and peddling on the part of the president.

  137. annamaria says:
    @Corvinus

    Your ilk is getting your wishes to come true: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-27/trump-supporting-veteran-violently-attacked-la-mob
    —Maxime-Waters-IQ-mob in action:
    “The anti-Trump agitator throws the first punch at the veteran and then the man involved in the first confrontation physically assaults the veteran and Schaffer.
    Other anti-Trump agitators join in the fight before one of them launches a kick at a man filming the scenes on a large camera. A group of teenagers then break out in a chant of “fuck Donald Trump” as Schaffer and the veteran, who ably defended themselves against the mob, leave the area.”
    – To be true to the spirit of nowaday Dems, “They stole Elijah’s $3000 camera.”

  138. annamaria says:

    A well-deserved response to the imperial cabaret (ZUSA): http://thesaker.is/major-general-soleimani-sharply-reacts-to-trumps-recent-military-threat/
    “What was it that you could do over the past 20 years but you didn’t? You came to Afghanistan with scores of tanks and personnel carriers and hundreds of advanced helicopters and committed crimes there. What the hell could you do between 2001 and 2018 with 110,000 troops? You are today begging Taliban for talks.”

    “You arrogantly attacked Iraq with 160,000 troops and multiple times [military equipment] compared to what you used in Afghanistan, but what happened? Ask your then commander who was the person that he sent to me and asked ‘Is it possible for you to give us time [and] use your influence so that our soldiers would not be attacked by the Iraqi fighters in these few months until we exit this country?’ Have you forgotten that you provided adult diapers for your soldiers in tanks? Despite that, you are currently threatening the great country of Iran? With what background do you threaten [us]?”

    • Replies: @geokat62
  139. geokat62 says:
    @annamaria

    “… With what background do you threaten [us]?”

    With a Zionist background, foreground, underground.

    • Replies: @annamaria
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