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Mike Whitney has written an excellent expose of the “Russiagate” cover story for Obama’s political use of national security to help his party oppose Republicans. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46775.htm

Covert surveillance of politicians on Obama’s Nixon-like “Enemies List” has been going on for many years, but is only now being unmasked as a result of the failure of Obama’s cover story–“We weren’t spying on political opponents; only on Russians to protect America.”

The presstitute media has passed on the cover story authored by former Obama-administration officials led by CIA director John Brennan, FBI director James Comey, the DNC, and Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff. The loose ends in this cover-up have now been so widely exposed as hearsay and political that only 13% of Republicans believe the fact-free story – but 67% of Democrats cling to it.

Whitney reports that Comey began the investigation in July 2016. As of last Friday (March 31, 2017) not a scrap of evidence has turned up. This did not deter Comey from telling Congress that Putin “hated Secretary Clinton so much that the flip side of that coin was that he had a clear preference for the person running against the person he hated so much.” So the Russians allegedly “engaged in a multifaceted campaign to undermine our democracy.”

Comey based this conclusion on what has become a hilarious bit of gullibililty. The Russians, he said “were unusually loud in their intervention. It’s almost as if they didn’t care that we knew, that they wanted us to see what they were doing.”

Alternatively, someone wanted investigators to infer that the Russians were doing the hacking. As Wikeleaks Vault 7 releases prove, the CIA can hack computers and leave anyone else’s signature. Due to poor security, the CIA’s cybertechnology ended up in the Internet domain.

“They’ll be back. They’ll be back, in 2020. They may be back in 2018,” warned Mr. Comey. But who is the “they”? “They” seem to be “us,” or at least what numerous former national security officials have suggested: either the NSC, CIA or its “Five Eyes” partner, British MI6.

Wall Street Journal editorialist Kimberley A. Strassel poses the real question: Why hasn’t the Trump administration had the Secret Service to arrest Comey, Brennan, Schiff, the DNC and Hillary for trying to overthrow the President of the United States? “Mr. Nunes has said he has seen proof that the Obama White House surveilled the incoming administration—on subjects that had nothing to do with Russia—and that it further unmasked (identified by name) transition officials. This goes far beyond a mere scandal. It’s a potential crime.” https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-devin-nunes-knows-1490914396

What we are watching is turning out to be traces of a plot against a government elected by the American people. Attempts to get at the truth by House national security committee Chairman Devin Nunes have been countered with demands by Democrats to recuse himself so as to stop his exposé of how “Team Obama was spying broadly on the incoming administration.”

It seems that this has been going on for many years now. Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich has dropped a bombshell about what appears to be his own illegal surveillance under Obama’s NSC. “When the president raised the question of wiretapping on his phones in Trump Tower, he was challenged to prove that such a thing could happen. It happened to me.”

Here’s what happened, which was revealed two years after he left office in 2013 when the Democrats were overjoyed to see Ohio Republicans redraw the election district lines to get rid of his candidacy. The Washington Times asked him to authenticate a secret recording of a cell phone call “from Saif el-Islam Qaddafi, a high-ranking official in Libya’s government and a son of the country’s ruler, Moammar Qaddafi.”

Before taking the call, Rep. Kucinich “checked with the House’s general counsel to ensure that such a discussion by a member of Congress with a foreign power was permitted by law.”

“I was assured that under the Constitution a lawmaker had a fundamental duty to ask questions and gather information—activity expressly protected by the Article I clauses covering separation of powers and congressional speech and debate.”

Given the quality of the recordings was excellent on both ends of the call, Kucinich concluded that “the tape was made by an American intelligence agency and then leaked to the Times for political reasons. If so, this episode represented a gross violation of the separation of powers.”

His repeated Freedom of Information Act requests made in 2012 before leaving office have been stonewalled by the intelligence agencies for five years.

We are now in a position to see the real story behind “Russiagate.” It’s not about Russia. The real news is the Obama regime’s abuse of the government’s surveillance powers to spy on Donald Trump and other Republicans in order to build a dossier for the DNC to leak to the press in an attempt to slander or compromise Trump and throw the election to Hillary.

They’ve been caught, but we can now see that they took steps to protect themselves against this. They prepared a cover story. They pretend they were not spying on Trump, but on Russians – which only by fortuitous happenchance turned up alleged incriminating smoke against Trump.

This cover story was buttressed by the fake news story prepared by former MI6 freelancer Christopher Steele. As Whitney reports, Steele “was hired as an opposition researcher last June to dig up derogatory information on Donald Trump.” Unvetted and unverified information by so-called informants somehow found its way into U.S. intelligence agency reports. These reports were then leaked to Democrat-friendly media. This is where the crime lies. Obama regime and DNC were using these agencies for domestic political use, KGB style.

ORDER IT NOW

The Obama/Clinton cover story is now falling to pieces. That explains the desperation in the attack by Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, on Committee Chairman Devin Nunes to stop the exposure. Russiagate is not a Trump/Putin collusion but a domestic spy job carried out by Democrats.

Law requires Trump to arrest those responsible and to put them on trial for treason and conspiracy to overthrow the government of the United States. If Trump fears to prosecute the Obama operatives within the Deep State, they will try all the harder to attack him to the point of forcing his removal or at least discrediting him and his fellow Republicans to pave the way for the 2018 elections.

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. densa says:

    Eventually some of these people will be called to testify and we’ll get the 5th Amendment and “I do not recall” blow off. But we need answers and accountability here. A modest proposal is this:

    An individual has a right to not self-incriminate, but office holders owe a duty to fulfill the functions of their office as they contracted for, were paid and swore to do. An office should not be allowed to take the 5th as it deprives us of the honest services of the office. Any office holder who withholds that service should be charged with that so they at least get to spend some time in jail even if they can’t recall defrauding us.

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    Your "modest proposal" is a worthy first step. Perhaps it would dissuade "our public servants" from believing that they can commit criminal acts and still hope to wriggle out of the consequences later. Taking the 5th would bring immediately the charge of "contempt", of Congress, or whichever investigating body. People in positions of power should be held to a higher standard of accountability than ordinary citizens.
    Of course, given how corrupt the US political system is, how loathe Congress is to investigate itself, how partisan the Department of Justice, how ideological our courts are, I cannot imagine who in power would implement your proposal.
    Thinking on the Polish movement Solidarność or the other movements of resistance during the 1980s in the Eastern Block, I wonder if the citizenry here will ever get so tired of our masters that we, together, simply to decide no longer to cooperate in any form with them.
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  2. …only 13% of Republicans believe the fact-free story – but 67% of Democrats cling to it.

    This puts the useful in useful idiots. It’s hard to prosecute political crime when the perps are supported by a substantial percentage of the population. I hope Sessions can put aside his reefer madness long enough to build a case. They say he is a law and order guy. We will see.

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  3. Breaking news! Susan Rice confesses that “I leaked nothing to nobody…” – English translation: “something to somebody”.

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  4. Is it sedition, treason, or both? Is the rule of law still operative in the yankee imperium? I’m against the death penalty since no legal system is fair enough to be given that degree of power, but I’ll admit that war criminals deserve the death penalty. War with Russia would be the logical outcome of the regime preserving initiative the deep state is operating. These people have become enemies of the people and enemies of survival with all that entails.

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  5. “Obama regime and DNC were using these agencies for domestic political use, KGB style.”

    These guys make the KGB look like pikers, and the likes of the NYT, WaPo, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, etc. make TASS and Izvestia look like high school student newspapers.

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  6. Wait, didn’t they try to impeach me for less?

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    Yeah Tricky, but in a sense you grandfathered the current permanent bullshit and power abuse, so go back to your painkiller pills!
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  7. woodNfish says:

    I agree with the author – all the people responsible for this should be arrested for sedition or treason.

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  8. densa says:

    Remember Kucinich’s 180 on healthcare after a visit with Obama on Airforce One? Up until then he had been adamant about a better reform that included a single payer option. He was under tremendous pressure–Obama’s election had only recently transformed the allegedly liberal party–but he capitulated right when he could have made a difference. Always wondered. That was March 15, 2010.

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  9. Occam’s Razor informs anyone that our rulers have been subject to blackmail for a long time.

    It’s not a stretch of imagination to suggest that people with horrific skeletons in their closets have been seeded throughout all three branches of government and throughout “law enforcement” agencies for the express purpose of putting in controlled agents.

    Pedophile rings in the UK that involved utterly horrific crimes appeared to be protected up and down the political line, to the highest offices in the land.

    Nothing we see is real.

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  10. You in America know not of Stasi. Computer surveillance is nothing compared to physical surveillance with intimidation, with family compromised, with parent alienated from child.

    You may have new State problems, but Stasi is wrong description.

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    I think that you underestimate the abuse, intimidation, harassment, and indoctrination that normal Americans suffer at the hands of "our" government.

    Americans, and other Westerners, have illusions about our degree of privacy and individual liberty that the East Germans did not.
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  11. @Emmenthaler
    You in America know not of Stasi. Computer surveillance is nothing compared to physical surveillance with intimidation, with family compromised, with parent alienated from child.

    You may have new State problems, but Stasi is wrong description.

    I think that you underestimate the abuse, intimidation, harassment, and indoctrination that normal Americans suffer at the hands of “our” government.

    Americans, and other Westerners, have illusions about our degree of privacy and individual liberty that the East Germans did not.

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  12. El Dato says:
    @Richard Nixon
    Wait, didn't they try to impeach me for less?

    Yeah Tricky, but in a sense you grandfathered the current permanent bullshit and power abuse, so go back to your painkiller pills!

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  13. @densa
    Eventually some of these people will be called to testify and we'll get the 5th Amendment and "I do not recall" blow off. But we need answers and accountability here. A modest proposal is this:

    An individual has a right to not self-incriminate, but office holders owe a duty to fulfill the functions of their office as they contracted for, were paid and swore to do. An office should not be allowed to take the 5th as it deprives us of the honest services of the office. Any office holder who withholds that service should be charged with that so they at least get to spend some time in jail even if they can't recall defrauding us.

    Your “modest proposal” is a worthy first step. Perhaps it would dissuade “our public servants” from believing that they can commit criminal acts and still hope to wriggle out of the consequences later. Taking the 5th would bring immediately the charge of “contempt”, of Congress, or whichever investigating body. People in positions of power should be held to a higher standard of accountability than ordinary citizens.
    Of course, given how corrupt the US political system is, how loathe Congress is to investigate itself, how partisan the Department of Justice, how ideological our courts are, I cannot imagine who in power would implement your proposal.
    Thinking on the Polish movement Solidarność or the other movements of resistance during the 1980s in the Eastern Block, I wonder if the citizenry here will ever get so tired of our masters that we, together, simply to decide no longer to cooperate in any form with them.

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