Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The gangsters at the FBI

January 29, 2019 By Richard Jack Rail

Twenty-nine agents went to arrest 66-year-old Roger Stone, a longtime Trump supporter. The agents went in full battle dress in the early morning hours, as if mounting an attack on an enemy position during a full-blown war.

Stone stands accused of lying to the FBI. He poses no threat of resistance. At his age and given his peaceful, good-citizen background, there was no reason to expect trouble arresting him. Yet 29 agents showed up, armed to the teeth, as if Stone were Carlos Escobar, ready to fight to the death.

We had hoped FBI insanity would lessen with Trump in the White House. This reenactment of Elían González, of overkill on steroids replete with tip-offs to CNN so that they were there with cameras, shows that nothing has changed at the FBI of Christopher Wray from the days of James Comey. The place was an out of control rogue then; it’s an out of control rogue now.

More broadly, we see that Trump has only Establishment rogues to select from as paladins to rid us of the Deep State and its all-encompassing corruption. Whoever he chooses will be as bad, or close to it, as his predecessor. These people will not do an honest job but will always put politics, friends and personal advantage ahead of country and American ideals.

They are not patriots, but caste gangsters. Their gang is the political Brahmin caste. We are not Marxian with class distinctions so much as subcontinental Indian with sociopolitical castes. Life is sweet inside, but don’t try crashing the party. You don’t belong and insiders know it.

For all his wealth, fame and power, Donald Trump doesn’t belong, either. He has the top job, but all the intermediate jobs below him where it’s decided how this will be done or that will not be done -- those belong to the Establishment. Christopher Wray has such a job at the FBI...........Read more

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