Thursday, February 16, 2017

CIA broke the law to take out its critic General Flynn

Blog: CIA broke the law to take out its critic General Flynn
"Make no mistake: we have just witnessed an operation by members of the CIA to take out a high official of our own government.  
An agency widely believed to have brought down democratically elected governments overseas is now practicing the same dark arts in domestic American politics.  
Almost certainly, its new head, Mike Pompeo, was not consulted.
Senator Chuck Schumer, of all people, laid out on January 2 what was going to happen to the Trump administration if it dared take on the deep state – the permanent bureaucracy that has contempt for the will of the voters and feels entitled to run the government for its own benefit:
Image result for deep stateNew Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump is "being really dumb" by taking on the intelligence community and its assessments on Russia's cyber activities...
Or, as the old rueful saying has it, "you've got to go along to get along."  
This means that we the people had better acknowledge that the bureaucrats have turned into our masters, and the old expression "public servant" is as ironic as anything Orwell came up with.  
Schumer knows this and likes it, because the deep state wants a bigger, more powerful government, just as he does.
Note that the law was broken by whoever leaked the transcripts to the media.  
Not only is the crime underlying the "scandal" being ignored, but the criminals are being hailed.  
On Morning Joe's first hour today, the host, a former congressman (i.e., a lawmaker) himself, called the leakers "heroes."...
Read on!

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