The Democracy Dies in Darkness Café is located conveniently near the Capitol, the Hill and the FBI headquarters. It’s open all night and I stopped in for a late-night coffee with my friend, a fiction novelist who was depressed. “I spent a year writing about a coup attempt against an outsider who by strategic brilliance defeated the handpicked candidate of a cabal of establishment powerhouses. It involved the highest officials of the FBI and Department of Justice. They manipulated a FISA Court into letting them electronically surveil the candidate and all who worked with him, unmasked their names, leaked what
Comments: Great satirical take on what´s going on.
As we celebrate and give thanks in the season of God’s greatest gift to the world, it is not inappropriate to offer as well a quiet prayer for the safety and success of His latest gift to America, the man struggling day and night in the White House not only to make our blessed country great again, but more importantly, to restore America’s dream to truly be One Nation Under God.
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Truth Czar, 12/17/2017 8:42:17 AM (No. 11483334)
Clarice conflates unmasking with FISA court-approved spying. Obama administration officials asked the NSA to reveal the names of American citizens who were incidentally caught up NSA surveillance of foreigners. In contrast, the FISA court evaluated and most often approved law enforcement requests for direct spying on US citizens. Unmasking represents retroactive spying. The FISA court sanctioned targeted, proactive spying. Both schemes were traitorously used by Obama to undermine Trump and threaten our representative republic.
They manipulated a FISA Court into letting them electronically surveil the candidate and all who worked with him, unmasked their names, leaked what they found, and they still couldn’t beat him.
Conflation means the merging of two or more sets of information. Clarice did not conflate. What she described was a cascade of events. A sequence. FISA warrant (bogusly obtained), surveillance, unmasking, leaking.
A great read from Clarice on this Sunday morning. As satirical as it is, it is an accurate summation of events since Donald Trump became President. This wasn´t going to be as easy as firing a few democrats leaking from the White House. I believe the President and AG Sessions are letting them all do a ´slow burn´ before coming forward with action against this cabal of Washington political hacks. Remember Hillary was suppose to win and they were all going to go back to their jobs of corruption and lies. It just didn´t play out for all of them. The gig is up.
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Truth Czar, 12/17/2017 10:09:21 AM (No. 11483416)
Number 12: NSA unmasking and FISA-approved spying are two distinct processes that revealed separate data sets. Adding "unmasked their names" to a sentence on FISA court manipulation mixes apples and oranges. My use of the word conflate was purposeful. The point of my post (Number 9) was to show Obama officials used multiple tools of subversion.
Read elsewhere this am that DT expects Muller to wrap up before Xmas. I think this is planted by D’s in the hope that Muller would do so, and stop further FBI/DOJ criminality from being exposed, not to mention Congressional criminal leakage. It is reported that the FBIIG report may well really pull the plug on the swamp. Do not do the deal!
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