Secret Weapon

by baldilocks Keeping a secret, that is, keeping one's mouth shut about what you are doing and accomplishing -- especially when there are people who would love nothing better than to see you fail -- is nearly a lost art, and there are many who don't understand the value of it, especially in the age … Continue reading Secret Weapon

Review: Season two of Ozark

By John Ruberry When season one of Ozark concluded last summer, the Byrdes, a drug money laundering family from the Chicago area, decided to put roots down at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman), is the number-crunching erstwhile financial planner struggling to keep all of the balls he is juggling up … Continue reading Review: Season two of Ozark

The Press, the CIA, and the FBI

A journalist, a CIA operative, and an FBI agent walk into a bar. Journalist: Why are we having drinks? I hate you guys! CIA operative and FBI agent: Yep. Journalist: You made illegal recordings of Martin Luther King Jr. and threatened to make them public? FBI agent: Yep Journalist: You launched coups in South America, … Continue reading The Press, the CIA, and the FBI

Inside the Gates: the Enemy [UPDATED]

by baldilocks After previously denying it, James Clapper admitted that the FBI “might have been” spying on the Trump campaign. Real Clear Politics: Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told CNN's Don Lemon Thursday night that the president's claim that the Obama administration spied on his campaign is "hyperbole" but if it is true, … Continue reading Inside the Gates: the Enemy [UPDATED]

The FBI’s Long List of Failures

The FBI has a long history of errors, miscalculations, and outright failures that make the current allegations almost pale by comparison. As a young journalist, I trekked back and forth through the FBI “cordon” around Wounded Knee in 1973, where Native American activists had taken over the site in South Dakota of a famous massacre … Continue reading The FBI’s Long List of Failures

Who Runs Things?

by baldilocks When Barack Obama was president of the United States of America, I was afraid, but not of Obama the individual. Neither his party, nor his ideology – mundane Leftism – nor even his spiritual beliefs whether it was Black Liberation Theology or crypto-Islam or covert atheism – were fear-inducing to me. I was … Continue reading Who Runs Things?

Who Can Investigate the Investigators?

by baldilocks Filling in today for Fausta. The latest revelations about the FBI may feature Donald Trump, but they are not really about him. What they are about: deep corruption. Foundational rot. Pride. Hubris. The list is endless and ugly. Roger L. Simon: Suppose what many are now suspecting is completely true -- that the … Continue reading Who Can Investigate the Investigators?

When Fake News Meets Real News on It’s Own Network

There's was piece at CNN concerning the compromising of the FBI in the attempt to take down that is so good that one is shocked that it appeared at the site: McCabe remains a very important figure in the unfolding Mueller investigation; the latest reports arethat McCabe may be a key witness backing Comey's claim that … Continue reading When Fake News Meets Real News on It’s Own Network

Manhunt: Unabomber, a review

By John Ruberry Manhunt: Unabomber, is an engrossing eight-episode Discovery Channel mini-series, which is also available on Netflix, that dramatizes the search for the man dubbed the Unabomber by the FBI, Ted Kaczynski. Sam Worthington, best known for his starring role in Avatar, stars as James "Fitz" Fitzgerald, the FBI profiler and linguist who connects … Continue reading Manhunt: Unabomber, a review

OK Now I know why they went all out vs Trump since Day 1

You have done this deed in secret, but I will bring it about in the presence of all Israel, and with the sun looking down. 1 Samuel 12:12 One of the things that has confused me since the days following the election has been the MSM and the left's 24/7 all hitting Trump all the … Continue reading OK Now I know why they went all out vs Trump since Day 1

Has the FBI Received the Coconut Treatment?

by baldilocks Remember this? Omar Mir Seddique, also known as Omar Mateen, was an American mass murderer who killed 49 people and wounded 58 others in a mass shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. He had been interviewed by the FBI three times and was on their radar … Continue reading Has the FBI Received the Coconut Treatment?

Brit Hume asks a good question: If the FBI investigates, isn’t there surveillance?

I paraphrase, but here's the transcript from last night's Tucker Carlson show, where Brit Hume asked an excellent question, Emphasis added (starting at 3:05 into the video, link via Real Clear Politics): BH: There’s one other thing worth mentioning here — that the FBI director also said in an answer to the question that he … Continue reading Brit Hume asks a good question: If the FBI investigates, isn’t there surveillance?

Delegitimizing Trump is less about politics and more about making America feel bad

Today, the DoJ entered the fray to put an asterisk next to Donald Trump's Presidency. They announced that they're investigating the FBI for their pre-election actions. As you may recall, FBI Director James Comey was the first scapegoat offered up by the Democrats about why they lost so badly. According to The Blaze: The inspector … Continue reading Delegitimizing Trump is less about politics and more about making America feel bad

Rush Called it: Comey Retracts one week later Update: So did Conservative Treehouse

On Oct 28th at Hot Air Allahpundit reported this reaction by Rush concerning the Comey Letter #1 His idea of how this is going to go is that Comey will come back a week from now and announce that the new investigation is over, no wrongdoing was found, and Hillary Clinton is free and clear … Continue reading Rush Called it: Comey Retracts one week later Update: So did Conservative Treehouse

There are two realistic scenarios and both have Comey determining the next President

Sometimes, something seems so obvious that I don't even write about it. I assume that it will be covered by others, discussed on talk radio, or outright announced by the subjects. In the strange case of James Comey and the FBI's renewed investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server, there are only two scenarios that make … Continue reading There are two realistic scenarios and both have Comey determining the next President