Is the Deep State Trying to Pick our President?
As the fallout continues over FBI director James Comey's decision to go public with the discovery of emails that may or may not be related to Hillary Clinton, the evidence is growing that significant elements within the FBI are trying to get Donald Trump elected president.
Over the past week, rogue agents within the bureau have leaked to the press information about its investigation into the Clinton Foundation and according to a report in the Guardian, the culture at the FBI is so anti-Clinton that sources are calling it "Trumpland."
We also now have confirmation that some of those same pro-Trump (or at least-anti-Clinton) elements within the FBI have had contact with the Trump campaign itself.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a Trump surrogate, appears to have admitted as much this morning during an appearance on Fox and Friends.
So not only do significant elements within the FBI have it out for one of our two major presidential candidates, they're also apparently leaking important information about that candidate to her rival's campaign.
The American deep state is now openly intervening in the final days of a presidential campaign.
Regardless of what you think about Hillary Clinton and the issues surrounding the Clinton Foundation and her use of a private email server while secretary of state, this politicization of our nation's premiere and arguably most powerful police agency should trouble us all.
It is concerning. The FBI should be there to do their job. Their personal biases, religious beliefs, personal issues are to remain at home. Additionally, it seems there is enough concern Trump has ties to Russia. How does this time into their wanting Trump as President? Those pursuing this agenda of getting Trump elected should be investigate. Is there a bigger concern here?
I thought working for FBI required some sort of college education???? I seriously doubt Comey was pressured into releasing his propaganda by uneducated and foxmerized rogue agents. Holding on to the Supreme Court is much bigger than that. Comey has done what was asked of him......keep the Senate under control of big money.
The Fascists don't work in the government ...they own it.
I think that the Attorney General's office should investigate the FBI's emails and bring charges against the criminal agents. Thatwould be sweet irony!
Most industry male dominated workers will be voting for Trump. They ignore tha advantages of being Union. They are willing to shoot themselvles in the foot in ignorance.
An innocent person doesn't smash iPads and BlackBerry's with a hammer or soaked her hard drives in bleach and claim I have nothing to hide.
It is funny though that Thom had laryngitis when Debbie Wasser Schultz rigged the primary and screwed Bernie Sanders. Nothing from Thom on Donna Brazille giving Hillary an advanced copy of the debate questions. Or her meltdown after Matt Lauer asked her an inconvenient question. She was so livid that she wanted Matt Lauer fired and called Donna a brain dead water buffalo. Hillary has anger management problems. I just wish her staff would get her on video.
Thank you, Thom! You have, however, only scratched the surface of the fascist hydra that controls every aspect of our lives, including the political "choices" we have. My interest, however, is in humanity and the deterioration of the biosphere, which has gained some prominence of late in the new movie, "Inferno". Today, we "modern" humans (actually we are simply hunter-gatherers in a human "built" world) are 1233 times as many as our predecessors of 10,000 years ago. Mother Nature is trying mightily to trim our numbers through Malthus' "misery and vice", sickness and disease, pestilence and war, but our unequalled mammalian altruism, produced by our near genetic identity among all humans on earth today, drives our medical and public health efforts to the contrary. The uber-rich at the top of our inevitable status hierarchies will always "rig the game" in their favor, but, even they will not be able to escape the neuro-endocrine cataclyism that awaits us, if we do not voluntarily begin an immediate, sustained effort to reduce human populations on earth back to 1950 levels of 2.5 billion by 2100, which one-child families can achieve. Otherwise, population density stress and, ultimately, the "kill-switch" will do Mother Nature's job for Her and us. God help us!
It is becoming evident, no matter how the election goes, there will be a presidential assassination, or at least the attempt at one, before 2018.
How crazy and unstable this country has become. Imagine how nervous China and Russia must be if the United States falls apart, and her humongous nuclear arsenal falls into the hands of a bunch of unstable small nation states.
The ancient Chinese curse ("May you live in interesting times.") is upon us all.
This is very concerning to me. The attitudes of leadership filter throughout an organization.
Smash and bleach phones.
The comment that an innocent person doesn't smash devices with a hammer or soak hard drives in bleach; is someone not keeping up with current events. Devices that are no longer used --- such as when you get a new replacement; are required to be destroyed as I understand it. And nobody is soaking hard drives in bleach; it is software; look up BleachBit.
Dan, San Diego
Get ready, if all those who said they would leave the USA for Canada if Trump wins, keep there word ( I doubt if They will). Canada will be inidated with losers.
I am disgusted and worried....what possible impact can we have on the DOJ or FBI? We must organize to change our political system. We need truth from the media, money out of politics, no more citizens united etc. etc. etc. Where do we start? What is the best avenue for action that can influence outcomes? more questions than answers but I have a willingness to be involved.