Just When I Thought the Federal Bureau of Instigation Could Stoop No Lower

 

Last week, the apartment of James O’Keefe, founder of Project Veritas, was raided by the Federal Bureau of Instigation (no relation), ostensibly searching for a diary of Ashley Biden (el presidente’s daughter). The diary, having been surrendered to law enforcement over a year ago, was not present. Two smartphones owned by O’Keefe were confiscated in the pre-dawn raid. O’Keefe was kind of surprised when shortly after the raid, a reporter from The New York Times called him up to ask how it feels.

While the diary has been published online for over a year and contains quite a few juicy tidbits regarding the, ahem, inner workings of the family Biden, we now know that the diary was a pretext. It wasn’t about the diary.

It never was.

We know this because in its hubris, The New York Times has begun publishing attorney-client communications between Project Veritas and its counsel. You read that right. The New York Times, in the middle of defamation litigation between it and Project Veritas, has received, as if by magic, privileged communication that it is now using to attempt to impugn further the reputation of Project Veritas. It looks like the FBI has leaked it to the paper.

This is the deep state.

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  1. Chris O Coolidge
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    It’s just so brazen and obvious. No words for this beyond that, just a feeling of disgust.

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  2. Richard Easton Coolidge
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    @RichardEaston

    Julie Kelly points out that this is consistent with the FBI playing a major role in January 6th. I guess we’ll have to impeach somebody in response.

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  3. Barfly Member
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    Chris O (View Comment):

    It’s just so brazen and obvious.

    That’s the point.

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  4. Instugator Thatcher
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    Barfly (View Comment):

    Chris O (View Comment):

    It’s just so brazen and obvious.

    That’s the point.

    Not even bothering to hide it any more. Between Qualified Immunity and “no controlling legal authority” (per Al Gore) they live the reality that “sovereign citizens” aspire to – untouchable.

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  5. DonG (CAGW is a hoax) Coolidge
    DonG (CAGW is a hoax)
    @DonG

    Let anyone who speaks truth to power be on notice–you have no rights and the government can crush you at any time.  Remember, self-censorship is the best censorship.  Another black-pill day.

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  6. Barfly Member
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    I will not be going to the camps. ‘night, y’all.

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  7. genferei Member
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    Where exactly are the “good men and women of the rank and file” of the FBI while this stuff keeps happening? Liberate them now – abolish the FBI!

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  8. OmegaPaladin Moderator
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    genferei (View Comment):

    Where exactly are the “good men and women of the rank and file” of the FBI while this stuff keeps happening? Liberate them now – abolish the FBI!

    If not abolishing the place, find the people responsible, and fire them along with their entire chain of command up to the director.  If they can’t be fired, set up an FBI office at Hanford Site next to the nuclear waste, and transfer the scumbags there.

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  9. Hang On Member
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    Will the Republicans have the stones to make major cuts to the American Gestapo’s FBI’s budget? It’s the only thing the American Gestapo FBI will understand. 

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  10. Hang On Member
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    OmegaPaladin (View Comment):

    genferei (View Comment):

    Where exactly are the “good men and women of the rank and file” of the FBI while this stuff keeps happening? Liberate them now – abolish the FBI!

    If not abolishing the place, find the people responsible, and fire them along with their entire chain of command up to the director. If they can’t be fired, set up an FBI office at Hanford Site next to the nuclear waste, and transfer the scumbags there.

    Kabul would be much better. 

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  11. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
    Bryan G. Stephens
    @BryanGStephens

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

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  12. genferei Member
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    @genferei

    OmegaPaladin (View Comment):
    If they can’t be fired

    Change the law so they can.

    But, really, just disband the thing. Then send the money ‘saved’ to the states so they can hire the “good” G-persons thus liberated. Starting with the border states (well, not California, obviously). (In the long term, of course, when the federal state has withered away, and even State laws are cut back to the small number actually necessary for life, liberty and all that outdated stuff, there will be no transfers necessary – or possible.)

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  13. DonG (CAGW is a hoax) Coolidge
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    Barfly (View Comment):

    I will not be going to the camps. ‘night, y’all.

    In America, camp comes to you!

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  14. DonG (CAGW is a hoax) Coolidge
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    @DonG

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    Trump did pick the current head of the FBI.  So…

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  15. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    DonG (CAGW is a hoax) (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    Trump did pick the current head of the FBI. So…

    Never Trump did everything thing they could to hinder him and stop him from being able to navigate the swamp. Like taking out Flynn. So…

     

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  16. EDISONPARKS Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    The narrative that the sky was falling because of Trump was more than wrong …. it was a lie.

    The Left is not excused for lying, but it is to be expected …. that’s what they do.

    For ostensible conservatives/(R)’s to participate in the lie is unforgivable.

    The NeverTrump faction wears this Biden Presidency like a scarlet letter.

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  17. Hang On Member
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    DonG (CAGW is a hoax) (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    Trump did pick the current head of the FBI. So…

    Trump made terrible choices for personnel in ALL the security agencies. Especially the military. 

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  18. Fake John/Jane Galt Coolidge
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    DonG (CAGW is a hoax) (View Comment):

    Let anyone who speaks truth to power ( against the Democrats agenda) be on notice–you have no rights and the government can crush you at any time. Remember, self-censorship is the best censorship. Another black-pill day.

     

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  19. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Hang On (View Comment):

    DonG (CAGW is a hoax) (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    Trump did pick the current head of the FBI. So…

    Trump made terrible choices for personnel in ALL the security agencies. Especially the military.

    Again, the people who could have helped him, Never Trumpers, refused to do so. Flynn was on his side but Trump was not ready to be able to stand with him. 

    Having been a new CEO facing actively hostile underlings, I understand the problem, personally. It is very hard to navigate. 

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  20. EDISONPARKS Member
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    Hang On (View Comment):

    DonG (CAGW is a hoax) (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    Trump did pick the current head of the FBI. So…

    Trump made terrible choices for personnel in ALL the security agencies. Especially the military.

    I believe it was called the “resistance”.

    It’s easy to see what should have been done now, at the time who knew ostensibly apolitical appointees(ie; Comey, Hill, Wray, etc.) would actively “resist” a duly elected President.

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  21. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    WHERE IS THE GOP!?

    The citizens of this country are suffering under the oppressive yoke of the FBI. And we have to rely on the GOP to save us.

    We’re doomed.

    Eventually, people will give up on the GOP and take this matter into their own hands. Sometimes I think that’s what the swamp wants. It’ll give them pretext for mass slaughter of citizens.

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  22. Ekosj Member
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    Never, ever suspect that “it can’t get any worse” or that “they can’t stoop any lower”.    There is always someone who’ll say “hold my beer“ and accept that challenge.

    • #22
  23. Mountie Coolidge
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    WHERE IS THE GOP!?

    The citizens of this country are suffering under the oppressive yoke of the FBI. And we have to rely on the GOP to save us.

    We’re doomed.

    Eventually, people will give up on the GOP and take this matter into their own hands. Sometimes I think that’s what the swamp wants. It’ll give them pretext for mass slaughter of citizens.

    In two  sentences you just explained the  raison d’etre for Trump.

    • #23
  24. Terry Mott Member
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    Hang On (View Comment):

    Will the Republicans have the stones to make major cuts to the American Gestapo’s FBI’s budget? It’s the only thing the American Gestapo FBI will understand.

    I’m going with, “No, they won’t have the stones.”

    • #24
  25. Instugator Thatcher
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    Hang On (View Comment):

    Will the Republicans have the stones to make major cuts to the American Gestapo’s FBI’s budget? It’s the only thing the American Gestapo FBI will understand.

    I think they are more Stasi than Gestapo. Plus Stasi doesn’t violate Godwin’s Law.

    It is a bonus

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  26. TBA Coolidge
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    EDISONPARKS (View Comment):

    Hang On (View Comment):

    DonG (CAGW is a hoax) (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    Trump did pick the current head of the FBI. So…

    Trump made terrible choices for personnel in ALL the security agencies. Especially the military.

    I believe it was called the “resistance”.

    It’s easy to see what should have been done now, at the time who knew ostensibly apolitical appointees(ie; Comey, Hill, Wray, etc.) would actively “resist” a duly elected President.

    Exactly – traitors don’t always remember to put ‘traitor’ on their resumes.  

    • #26
  27. American Abroad Thatcher
    American Abroad
    @AmericanAbroad

    Even worse than the FBI’s action is the number of Americans willing to accept this brazen intimidation out of tribal loyalty.

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  28. Sisyphus Member
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    TBA (View Comment):

    EDISONPARKS (View Comment):

    Hang On (View Comment):

    DonG (CAGW is a hoax) (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    Trump did pick the current head of the FBI. So…

    Trump made terrible choices for personnel in ALL the security agencies. Especially the military.

    I believe it was called the “resistance”.

    It’s easy to see what should have been done now, at the time who knew ostensibly apolitical appointees(ie; Comey, Hill, Wray, etc.) would actively “resist” a duly elected President.

    Exactly – traitors don’t always remember to put ‘traitor’ on their resumes.

    So we need to pass a law to make them do so, obviously.

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  29. Gary Robbins Reagan
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    @GaryRobbins

    Just as we had the Church Committee Hearings concerning the CIA in 1975, we need an in depth investigation of the FBI and lots of public hearings. 

    This would have called for a Bi-Partistan Commission like the 9/11 Commission, however given that the January 6th Commission was spiked, that isn’t going to happen, unless there can be two commissions, one for January 6th and one for the FBI.

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  30. Gary Robbins Reagan
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    @GaryRobbins

    EDISONPARKS (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Let’s go Brandon.

    This is the sort of reason why I can never forgive never Trump.

    The narrative that the sky was falling because of Trump was more than wrong …. it was a lie.

    The Left is not excused for lying, but it is to be expected …. that’s what they do.

    For ostensible conservatives/(R)’s to participate in the lie is unforgivable.

    The NeverTrump faction wears this Biden Presidency like a scarlet letter.

    I decline to do so.  Or are you willing to wear January 6th like a scarlet letter?  https://ricochet.com/1038929/apologies-owed-by-a-biden-and-b-trump-voters/

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