WATCH: The real existential threat is the FBI

Make sure to let us know what you think... we now have comments turned ON below the article!

In the whirlwind that is impeachment, it is easy to miss the import of Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s answers to the Senate Judiciary Committee on his report about the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign and Carter Page. Those revelations about the FBI are actually more important than the Democrats sham impeachment.

If you get beyond the talking points that the Democrats skimmed from the surface of the report, you will find some disturbing evidence of a rogue law enforcement agency that is an existential threat. It’s a threat with the potential to destroy the republic that created it.

If you stop listening to Andrew McCabe, John Brennan, and James Comey on CNN and really listen to Mr. Horowitz when he quietly answers that no one that touched this investigation is vindicated, you will begin to understand the enormity of what these agents did to Carter Page, President Trump, our national security, and us.

Horowitz is a master of cagey understatement, which makes it easy to think he is actually saying there isn’t much of a problem with how the FBI handled the FISA court and the investigation of Carter Page and the Trump campaign. You might think that the source of the Steele Dossier was legitimate and a good reason to start the investigation of the Trump campaign. But you would be wrong, and you would need to listen more carefully to the hearing and particularly the questions from the Republicans on the Judiciary committee to Mr. Horowitz.

In the video below, Catherine Herridge, former Fox News investigative journalist, who is now working for CBS, shares her key takeaways from the hearing of IG Michael Horowitz. She speaks carefully, does not exaggerate, and does not tell anyone what to think, so you have to listen carefully to draw your own conclusions.

Herridge goes into the history of the current investigative tools available to the FBI, explaining that their current powers were implemented by then FBI Director Robert Mueller in response to 9/11. They were designed to break up spy rings and to detect terrorist activities, which of course, are legitimate pursuits for an agency charged with the safety of the American people. But that same agency has now turned those aggressive investigative tools against Americans.

Perhaps the import of Herridge’s report will make you afraid of the power of the FBI as it is. Perhaps it will cause you to look to FBI Director Christopher Wray for important reforms in the FBI that will make American citizens safer – reforms that will make it harder for the FBI to decide to investigate U.S. citizens on the slimmest of pretexts like the uncorroborated Steele Dossier and then go about ruining their lives.

Certainly, it would make you believe that any agents and officials that have abused their power in the way they did in Crossfire Hurricane should never be allowed to be in those positions of power ever again. Without a purge of those individuals, it will be very hard to have confidence in the FBI.

WATCH:

589 Responses

  1. Having read this I believed it was really enlightening. I appreciate you taking the time and effort to put this content together. I once again find myself spending way too much time both reading and commenting. But so what, it was still worth it!

  2. Right here is the perfect web site for everyone who would like to understand this topic. You know so much its almost tough to argue with you (not that I actually would want to…HaHa). You definitely put a new spin on a topic that’s been discussed for a long time. Great stuff, just wonderful!

  3. An interesting discussion is worth comment. I do believe that you need to write more on this subject matter, it may not be a taboo subject but typically people don’t talk about these issues. To the next! All the best!!

  4. Greetings, I think your website may be having web browser compatibility problems. Whenever I take a look at your site in Safari, it looks fine however, when opening in I.E., it’s got some overlapping issues. I merely wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other than that, fantastic site!

  5. You are so cool! I do not think I have read through something like this before. So great to find somebody with genuine thoughts on this topic. Seriously.. thank you for starting this up. This website is something that is required on the internet, someone with a bit of originality!

  6. Nice post. I learn something new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon everyday. It’s always interesting to read through content from other writers and practice something from their websites.

  7. Howdy! This blog post couldn’t be written any better! Looking through this post reminds me of my previous roommate! He constantly kept preaching about this. I most certainly will send this information to him. Pretty sure he’ll have a good read. I appreciate you for sharing!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Popular