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Today’s blacklisted American: Biden administration purging conservatives from FBI

Chris Wray, FBI director and jack-booted thug
Chris Wray, FBI director and jack-booted thug

Blacklists are back and the Democrats have got ’em: According to numerous whistleblowers talking to the office of Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the FBI has been aggressively blacklisting any employee who happens to express any conservative opinions at all.

Jordan detailed the most recent actions in a June 7th letter [pdf] to Chris Wray, director of the FBI, which was also a follow-up on another such letter sent in May.

We continue to investigate allegations that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is retaliating against FBI employees for engaging in disfavored political speech. On May 6, 2022, we sent you a letter that detailed examples of the FBI suspending the security clearances of FBI employees for their participation in protected First Amendment activity.1 To date, you have failed to acknowledge our letter or begin to arrange for the requested briefing. Since our May 6 letter, we have received new protected whistleblower disclosures that suggest the FBI’s actions are far more pervasive than previously known. Multiple whistleblowers have called it a “purge” of FBI employees holding conservative views. [emphasis mine]

The earlier May 6th letter [pdf] was even more blunt:

Even more insulting is that the FBI would openly question the patriotism of long-time FBI employees, including at least one veteran, because they exercised their First Amendment rights on their personal time without breaking any laws.

According to Jordan, at least six FBI agents have come forward as whistleblowers, with two describing FBI blacklisting in connection with statements made by agents to a local school board. The other four agents were either suspended or had their security clearance removed because they raised questions about the Democrats’ narrative concerning the January 6, 2021 protests.

In every case, it appears the agents broke no laws and violated no federal policy. Though agents — like all federal employees — are not allowed to participate in partisan politics, such as campaigning for specific candidates, they are not forbidden from publicly expressing their first amendment rights, including attending demonstrations.

Apparently, the management of the FBI under Wray, in league with the Democrats running the Biden administration, have decided that conservative agents should not have these rights, and are acting to punish any that dare exercise them.

None of this should be a surprise. The Democrats have made it clear now for more than a decade that they do not believe in the Bill of Rights or the First Amendment. They have even moved to repeal large portions of both. Now that they control the executive branch, they have been moving to either eliminate those rights, as fast as possible, for anyone in government who has the courage to challenge their positions. And if that doesn’t work, to purge the government of such dissenters, so there will be no one left to challenge the illegal abuses of power by these Democrats.

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14 comments

  • Phill O

    Sounds like Canada eh!

  • pzatchok

    Purge them now before the Republicans get in power.
    That way the republicans can not use the FBI against the dems.

    It doesn’t matter which laws are broken, just what laws you enforce and who enforces them.

  • wayne

    https://www.legendsofamerica.com/20th-fbi/

    “The FBI originated from a force of Special Agents created July 26, 1908 by Attorney General Charles Bonaparte during the Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt.
    When Roosevelt became President of the United States in 1901, he appointed Bonaparte to be Attorney General. In 1908, Bonaparte applied their Progressive philosophy to the Department of Justice by creating a corps of Special Agents. It had neither a name nor an officially designated leader other than the Attorney General.
    During the Progressive Era, from approximately 1900 to 1918. The Progressive generation believed that government intervention was necessary to produce justice in an industrial society. Moreover, it looked to “experts” in all phases of industry and government to produce that just society.
    President Roosevelt personified Progressivism at the national level. A federal investigative force, consisting of well-disciplined experts and designed to fight corruption and crime, fit Roosevelt’s Progressive scheme of government. Attorney General Bonaparte shared his President’s Progressive philosophy. However, the Department of Justice under Bonaparte had no investigators of its own except for a few Special Agents who carried out specific assignments for the Attorney General, and a force of Examiners (trained as accountants) who reviewed the financial transactions of the federal courts.
    When the Bureau was established, there were few federal crimes. The Bureau of Investigation primarily investigated violations of laws involving national banking, bankruptcy, naturalization, antitrust, peonage, and land fraud.
    The first major expansion in Bureau jurisdiction came in June 1910 when the Mann (“White Slave”) Act was passed, making it a crime to transport women over state lines for immoral purposes. It also provided a tool by which the federal government could investigate criminals who evaded state laws but had no other federal violations.
    With the April 1917 entry of the United States into World War I during Woodrow Wilson’s administration, the Bureau’s work was increased again. As a result of the war, the Bureau acquired responsibility for the Espionage, Selective Service, and Sabotage Acts
    Prohibition created a new federal medium for fighting crime, but the Department of the Treasury, not the Department of Justice, had jurisdiction for these violations.
    Attacking crimes that were federal in scope but local in jurisdiction called for creative solutions. The Bureau of Investigation had limited success using its narrow jurisdiction to investigate some of the criminals of “the gangster era.” For example, it investigated Al Capone as a “fugitive federal witness.”
    After President Harding died in 1923, his successor, Calvin Coolidge, appointed replacements for Harding’s cronies in the Cabinet. For the new Attorney General, Coolidge appointed attorney Harlan Fiske Stone who, on May 10, 1924, selected Hoover to head the Bureau of Investigation. By inclination and training, Hoover embodied the Progressive tradition.
    It wasn’t until 1935 that the word “Federal” was applied to the Bureau.”

  • wayne

    “In our world, there will be no emotions except fear, rage, triumph, and self-abasement. The sex instinct will be eradicated. We shall abolish the orgasm. There will be no loyalty, except loyalty to the party, but always there will be the intoxication of power. Always at every moment, there will be the thrill of victory, the sensation of trampling on an enemy who is helpless. If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face forever. The moral to be drawn from this dangerous nightmare situation is a simple one. Don’t let it happen. It depends on you.”
    George Orwell
    “A Final Warning”
    https://youtu.be/SIoAX5bI6S0
    1:04

  • Edward

    Welcome to Obama’s fundamentally transformed America, land of the formerly free.

  • James Street

    The swamp is weeding out all the law abiding constitutionalists from inside the beltway. I assure you their end goal is not good.

  • Bill Mullen

    Considering that James Comey escaped without penalty or prosecution for his extra constitutional actions against a sitting president, it appears that the FBI Director considers himself bullet proof.

  • Philip L horner

    If the Founders had wanted a National police force it would have seen fit to mention it in the Constitution.

  • Cotour

    How do you know the extreme ridiculous radical Left (D) has jumped the shark?

    https://nypost.com/2022/06/16/peta-protesters-arrested-after-supergluing-hands-to-starbucks-counter/

    “Starbuck’s, if you do not remove the up charge for plant-based milk alternatives I will super glue my hand to this counter!”

    Stupid and getting stupider.

    (Your embarrassing Mr. Orwell)

  • Cotour … where is their sense of public service? They should be glad to pay more to save the planet!

    /sarc

    Perhaps $tarbuck$ should keep some nitromethane around … it dissolves super glue … though I don’t know what it does to countertops and skin, except when it is ignited.

  • Cotour

    You must now backup your investment in Hispanic illegals flooding into the country.

    George Soros Bought Up $80 Million Dollars Worth of Spanish Radio Stations in Florida.

    George Soros bought Up $80 million dollars worth of Spanish radio stations in hopes of reversing the Latino migration to the Republican party, but he may not have known what he was getting into, although he should have guessed. A large portion of the Latinos in Florida comes from socialistic dictatorships such as Cuba. They know what happens when the two combine and they hate it as much as Democrats hate honest politicians.

    I say make them all Conservatives and totally blow up the radical Lefts attempts to take over America.

  • Brian S

    Why is anybody surprised, let alone upset, about this behavior? This is what the Left AND Right are preaching and practicing. Both sides are each cheering their champions of this behavior: on the Left, they cheer Biden, and on the Right, they cheer DeSantis.

    Both declare the State must not “subsidize” (as DeSantis explicitly put it), “political” speech and action which the State “disfavors”. Providing State employment is one of the greatest “subsidies” by the State one could grant to people holding ideas which the State does NOT approve. Thus, according to the principle preached and practiced by Left AND Right alike, the State MUST *refuse* to grant such financial support and succor TO these State *disapproved* thoughts and behaviors.

    The ONLY thing which should surprise anyone is that they haven’t expanded it to EVERY form of State “subsidy” which is given to its citizens. For instance, everyone’s travel on roads is an *enormous* subsidy to people. As such, if people dare to stray from State *approved* thought, then the State should STOP them from using any and all government owned roads. After all, the Left and Right’s SHARED principle is that NO such “subsidies” should be given to ideas and actions which are NOT *favored* by the State.

    Of course, it’s only a matter of time before BOTH sides start to *consistently* practice their SHARED principle across the board – ie its only a matter of time before BOTH sides *consistently* REJECT the *exercise* of the right of Free Speech (along with so many other rights).

  • wayne

    Philip L horner–
    Exactly!!

  • Cotour

    Related:

    THE SOULTION TO THE GUN VIOLENCE PROBLEM IN AMERICA?

    I think I found it! The solution to most all of the school gun or any other violent gun situation:

    “THIS IS A GUN FREE SCHOOL ZONE!”

    VERSES

    “THIS PROPERTY AND THOSE WITHIN ARE PROTECTED BY ARMED AND TRAINED INDIVIDUALS”

    Choose one, what do you think the solution is here? The vast majority of these kinds of perverted events in America ends immediately. (The criminal and criminally insane and mentally ill mind for the most part pay attention, bullets hurt.)

    But NO credible politician will propose such.

    https://ecp.yusercontent.com/mail?url=https%3A%2F%2Fimg1.etsystatic.com%2F058%2F0%2F10258213%2Fil_fullxfull.700282971_epfg.jpg&t=1655397099&ymreqid=dc7face7-d905-7706-2f2c-5a0ce5012200&sig=AkHYS.zQ70G1HI.ujrYZow–~D

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