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Why FISA-gate is Scarier Than Watergate
Tribune Content Agency, LLC, by Victor Davis Hanson

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Posted By:earlybird, 2/8/2018 5:49:25 PM

The Watergate scandal of 1972-74 was uncovered largely because of outraged Democratic politicians and a bulldog media. They both claimed that they had saved American democracy from the Nixon Administration’s attempt to warp the CIA and FBI to cover up an otherwise minor, though illegal, political break-in. (Snip) We are now in the midst of a third great modern scandal. Members of the Obama Administration’s Department of Justice sought court approval for the surveillance of Carter Page, allegedly for colluding with Russian interests, and extended the surveillance three times. But none of these government officials told the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that the
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Reply 1 - Posted by: L.A. Guy, 2/8/2018 5:59:26 PM     (No. 11537949)

I broke it down for Chris Clueless Wallace:

Nixon used Federal Agencies, including the DOJ and FBI, to COVER UP a Crime.

Obama used Federal Agencies, including the DOJ and FBI to COMMIT Crime(s).

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Newtsche, 2/8/2018 6:24:55 PM     (No. 11537958)

As was Fast and Furious, as was a weaponized IRS, as was Obama´s past, as was law enforcement targeting, Black Panthers at Philly polling places, corrupt news media collusion and criminality on and on and on.

But yes, VDH, FISA-gate is very bad and some of us know that. Heads should roll, few if any will. Not enough to be sure.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: mindmadeup, 2/8/2018 6:40:53 PM     (No. 11537962)

The longer we sit here waiting for some of these criminals to be indicted, the scarier it gets. No one has been held accountable for any of the crimes we know have been committed. It´s beginning to look like no one ever will. That´s scary.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 2/8/2018 6:52:20 PM     (No. 11537973)

"Apparently, weaponizing government agencies to stop a detested Donald Trump by any means necessary is not really considered a crime."

And if they can take otherwise illegal actions because they hate Trump, why couldn´t we take such actions against a dem president? When law is applied based on personal whim, there is NO LAW.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Gop_guys, 2/8/2018 6:58:00 PM     (No. 11537979)

There are a lot of good things that will come out of this. I believe Sesson is quietly working behind the scenes. If not, he will be replaced by someone like a Mick Mulvaney! The free press is dead. As Ben Stein so aptly stated, " they are a gang press doing the bidding of their lefty globalist billionaires." Comey and other will spend time behind bars. The corruption of the Clinton foundation and treasonous Uranium One deal could be her Waterloo. Mueller and even Obama could well be implicated. We sweep the house and the senate in November. What did I leave out?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/8/2018 9:29:13 PM     (No. 11538101)

This is how Richard Nixon "used" the FBI and CIA to cover up a crime.
The tape of his conversation with Haldeman went like this.
As they were going over a list of current issues for the day, Haldeman, Nixon´s assistant, said, ´we will just say the FBI and CIA are handling the matter, and it is classified."
Nixon said, OK.
Next item....and that was it.
What we are seeing with the Trump/Russian situation is a conspiracy unheard of in the United States. And Trump is not any part of the conspiracy. Thar one belongs to the FISA court, the FBI, the CIA, NSA, Hillary, Barack Obola, and a supporting cast of characters.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/8/2018 10:05:14 PM     (No. 11538116)

I´d rather call the whole thing Obamagate.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/9/2018 4:27:35 AM     (No. 11538237)

If you think FISA snooping is bad, think about what Alexa and that Echo are doing. Both collect everything you say in your home or car and transmits everything to their creators, who in turn, turns everything over to the goobermint. They´ll have everything about you.

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