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My Family Story of Love, the Mob,
and Government Surveillance

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Posted By: StormCnter, 10/20/2019 8:45:14 AM

On June 16, 1975, when I was 12 years old, my mother, Brenda, married Charles “Chuckie” O’Brien, who a few weeks later would become a leading suspect in the notorious disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the Teamsters union. Chuckie had known Hoffa since he was a boy, loved him like a father, and was his closest aide in the 1950s and ’60s, when Hoffa was the nation’s best-known and most feared labor leader. Soon after Hoffa went missing, on July 30, 1975, the FBI zeroed in on Chuckie. Chuckie had been by Hoffa’s side during Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy’s long pursuit of Hoffa

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 10/20/2019 9:23:41 AM (No. 212473)
Are they writing lies about our president,using illegal bugs. I get a kick out of people who thought Bobby was an upright person.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Chuzzles 10/20/2019 9:47:52 AM (No. 212497)
Bobby Kennedy and J. Edgar Hoover were two of the more corrupted law enforcement officials of that era. However Hoffa disappeared, I honestly believe unless somebody talks truthfully, that we will never know what happened to him. I think people got tired of having their toes stepped on by Hoffa. Best guess imo, is he is part of the underpinnings of one of the overpasses or other part of the freeway system somewhere.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/20/2019 9:53:18 AM (No. 212504)
With that headline, are we talking about the Clinton Crime Family?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 10/20/2019 11:32:56 AM (No. 212606)
And these corrupt, traitorous men turned the full power of the surveillance machine on Donald Trump when he was running for office, and then dialed it up to 11 when he was elected by "the deplorables". And most of them walk free, and so far, nothing at all has been done about their traitorous crimes.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: HPmatt 10/20/2019 3:51:57 PM (No. 212767)
Is the Atlantic a news source? Seems like just Lies and Propaganda. Now I never click to read the articles when that source is shown..
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 10/20/2019 4:29:13 PM (No. 212787)
#5 - It’s a shame you are of that opinion. I read the article. It is extremely informative about the power of technology and government’s use of it to surveil with dubious justifications. What seems extreme is normalized until the next extreme circumstance arrives. I am glad the author shared what he learned.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: pensom2 10/20/2019 6:39:37 PM (No. 212878)
Fascinating read. Thanks to OP for posting. As an attorney practicing in privacy law, I can attest to the reality of Goldsmith's concerns and conclusions. Why on earth the current FISA Court judges haven't hammered the h-ll out of Comey, the FBI, and the DOJ over their FISA abuses as they attempted to ruin President Trump, I can't imagine. Many Obama-appointed officials, including his United Nations ambassador, belong in jail.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: vinegrower 10/20/2019 11:46:19 PM (No. 213069)
#7 I have been wondering the same thing. I am concerned that the FISA court judges were in on this whole thing.
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