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Flashback 2013: Jeff Bezos Is Doing Huge Business with the CIA, While Keeping His Washington Post Readers in the Dark

February 17th, 2017

Not only do I buy a lot of homeschooling books for my children from Amazon, but Cryptogon depends on affiliate commissions from Amazon. Several retailers in New Zealand simply buy stuff at retail from Amazon and then send it over to NZ. (That should give you an idea of how broken retailing is in NZ […]

Flynn’s Takedown, “A Soft Coup”

February 14th, 2017

In case anyone is keeping score, there was a faction allied with Trump that claimed that they were going to steal the election from Hillary, who was obviously well into the process of stealing the election for herself (see Bernie). Post election, Hillary’s faction obviously hasn’t just shrugged its shoulders and said, “Oh well.” Via: […]

CIA Files Reveal How U.S. Used Psychics to Spy on Iran

February 10th, 2017

Via: Miami Herald: “The stuff that the CIA has declassified is garbage,” one of the Grill Flame psychics, Joseph McMoneagle, told the Miami Herald. “They haven’t declassified any of the stuff that worked.” Agreed Edwin May, a physicist who oversaw parapsychology research for government intelligence agencies for 20 years: “The psychics were able to tell, […]

NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data

February 8th, 2017

Via: Reuters: A former National Security Agency contractor was indicted on Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges he willfully retained national defense information, in what U.S. officials have said may have been the largest heist of classified government information in history. The indictment alleges that Harold Thomas Martin, 52, spent up to 20 […]

The FBI’s Secret Rules

January 31st, 2017

Via: The Intercept: For example, the bureau’s agents can decide that a campus organization is not “legitimate” and therefore not entitled to robust protections for free speech; dig for derogatory information on potential informants without any basis for believing they are implicated in unlawful activity; use a person’s immigration status to pressure them to collaborate […]

Trump Open to CIA Using Torture

January 25th, 2017

Cut off funding to ISIS. Stop giving them weapons. Stop training them. Use special forces, and work with the Russians, to kill ISIS leaders. You know, do the opposite of what the Obama regime did. Via: ABC: In an exclusive interview with ABC News, President Donald Trump said he “absolutely” thinks waterboarding works and would […]

13 Million Pages of Declassified CIA Documents Just Posted Online

January 18th, 2017

Via: Vice: A nonprofit organization, a persistent rabble-rouser, and their pro-bono attorney have succeeded in getting the Central Intelligence Agency to post the full contents of its declassified records database online, meaning it’s now possible to access roughly 13 million pages of CIA documents dating back to the beginnings of the Cold War.

Obama Expands Surveillance Powers on His Way Out

January 13th, 2017

Via: Electronic Frontier Foundation: With mere days left before President-elect Donald Trump takes the White House, President Barack Obama’s administration just finalized rules to make it easier for the nation’s intelligence agencies to share unfiltered information about innocent people. New rules issued by the Obama administration under Executive Order 12333 will let the NSA—which collects […]

Schumer: Intelligence Community May ‘Get Back At’ Trump for Tweet

January 11th, 2017

Via: Daily Caller: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer suggested Tuesday night that U.S. intelligence agencies could “get back at” President-elect Donald Trump after he questioned the legitimacy of the intelligence community’s probe into Russian involvement in the hacking of Democratic party officials. The “Intelligence” briefing on so-called “Russian hacking” was delayed until Friday, perhaps more […]

‘Shadow Brokers’ Selling NSA Cyberweapons Targeting Windows

January 10th, 2017

Via: Cyberscoop: A mysterious group that claims to have stolen tools once used by the NSA published material Sunday to show it is in possession of Microsoft Windows software exploits. Screenshots of the alleged exploits in use, along with a comprehensive list of filenames and directories were all shared by the enigmatic group the “Shadow […]

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