Radical Agenda EP271 – Tapped
This whole Trump wiretapping story still seems very vague, but that seems to be the nature of government surveillance programs. Trump took to Twitter accusing the Obama administration of tapping the lines at Trump Tower during the campaign, but he provided no source by which to confirm the allegations. Former Director of National Intelligence under the Obama administration, James Clapper, denied any wiretapping activity on NBC’s Meet The Press. However, Clapper has already been caught lying about federal surveillance activity to Congress while under oath. So telling such a lie on NBC would seem par for the course.
Leftist media outlets like to call the president a liar, or detached from reality, but those of us who have been paying attention know who the lunatics and liars in this equation are. With the rapid expansion of the surveillance apparatus in this country over the last 16 years, it seems completely implausible that it would not be used for political purposes. We’ve already seen it used to take down Michael Flynn, and numerous other leaks have imperiled the Trump administration from the beginning.
For all this concern about Russian hacking, it seems as though we have a far bigger problem with so called “Deep State” actors trying to bring down the duly elected president of the United States. Be it for ideological reasons, or loyalty to prior administrations, or something far more nefarious, it’s not a leap to call this kind of action treason.
This kind of activity is the reason so many people like myself, once advocates for restraining or even abolishing the federal government, are so willing to give Trump such broad leeway in how he operates. It has become completely impossible to participate in American politics of this level without engaging in what would commonly be termed as corruption. The entire apparatus is so corrupt, that courts are preventing the President from controlling the borders during wartime, American spies are endangering national security by communicating secrets to the press, and congressional Democrats are talking about impeachment after not using this feature during 16 years of the most corrupt administrations in American history.
The Trump administration has to act boldly, in such a manner that strikes fear into all of these elements. That simply isn’t going to happen if Trump tries to govern like Ron Paul. There are despicable people wielding federal power. Criminals with badges and security clearances are working to overturn an election. People who would hinder the President’s ability to protect the nation during wartime, are not going to have a change of heart because Trump stops tweeting mean things, or Congress passes a law. They have to be dealt with as unlawful enemy combatants. Waterboarding is too good for these traitors.
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