This business of the FBI allegedly conducting an unauthorized and independent investigation against the President of the United States simply because he fired James Comey, smacks of high treason. The operative word here is “unauthorized.” Investigations by federal investigative agencies with authority to make arrests, must be authorized by some higher authority empowered, by statute, to requests such an investigation. It’s called “Predication.” Who authorized the investigation into Donald Trump? It was McCabe, a Trump hater. Upon what criminal or CI issue was it predicated? It was an attempted coup against the President.
In the military, a commanding officer, of any level of command, can request an investigation on so and so, or such and such to gather facts incidental to a crime or issues deemed prejudicial to good order and discipline. Depending on the nature of the suspected crime or person to be investigated, such requests, if on major incidents, like felonies, counter-intelligence issues and etc., most often will rise to higher authority for ‘predication.’ An investigation request by a ship’s captain, if serious enough will nearly always rise to a squadron, flotilla or fleet command level before any investigation is officially opened, let alone conducted.
For any federal policing agency, with the powers of arrest, to independently initiate an investigation against any individual without authorization from higher authority, marks that agency as ‘rogue’ and therefore criminal, and would render any evidence collected, any arrest made and any prosecution desired, absolutely untenable. Agents involved could be fired, prosecuted themselves and open for personal damage law suites.
These are the practices of totalitarian states. It is not how America has done its policing. The former East Germany’s Stazi, the Soviets KGB and whatever the Chinese call their secret police, are prime examples of police states. Their authority to protect the state is omnipotent and their tactics authorized. Their very existence strikes fear and terror into the populace, like the Gestapo of Nazi Germany did. They are never challenged and it is from these quarters where citizens are visited by arrests in the dark of night, brutal interrogations in hidden prison cells often ending with a midnight “affronter a mort” with a bullet.
So, how did this Gestapo mentality infect America’s FBI? The disease of police tyranny appears to be limited only to the highest levels of the FBI. Street level agents will investigate as they are told and that could include raids ending in violence. That is the face of tyranny! Attorneys should never run a police agency. The Director of the FBI must be one who has risen through the FBI’s ranks. At the federal level, career DoJ attorneys with agendas, are easily corruptible.
Is this our America now? Have the Clinton’s and the Obama’s so polluted the government politically that the “deep state,’ long embedded in the hierarchy of the FBI, DoJ and the IRS, no longer fear the wrath of the American people? Who’s going to call them out? Who’s going to get the ball of justice rolling? The Clinton’s remain free, Loretta Lynch remains free, Lois Lerner remains free, John Brennan remains free, the former DNI remains free, James Comey remains free, Strzok and Page both remain free. When will the hand of justice pick this ripe fruit?
What the NYT did, believing they were exposing a hot scoop against Trump, was to rip the scab off the wound and further reveal the depth of political tyranny in the FBI. I’m growing tired of this criminal unaccountability by the Left. We’ll soon have a new Attorney General. Let’s hope he gets the ball rolling. Let’s expect to see justice done. The alternative is unacceptable. Image: Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters
Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em!