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The FBI’s Forgotten Criminal History

Posted by M. C. on December 17, 2017

“Your FIB” honing it’s skills for over a hundred years. The post forgot to mention the FBI suicide letter to ML King.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/10/24/the-fbis-forgotten-criminal-history/

But the FBI has a long record of both deceit and incompetence. Five years ago, Americans learned that the FBI was teaching its agents that “the FBI has the ability to bend or suspend the law to impinge on the freedom of others.” This has practically been the Bureau’s motif since its creation in 1908.

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The FBI’s Forgotten Criminal Record | Mises Wire

Posted by M. C. on October 27, 2017

The Comey situation is nothing new. The FIB has like this from the beginning.

https://mises.org/blog/fbi%E2%80%99s-forgotten-criminal-record

President Trump’s firing of FBI chief James Comey on May 9 spurred much of the media and many Democrats to rally around America’s most powerful domestic federal agency. But the FBI has a long record of both deceit and incompetence. Five years ago, Americans learned that the FBI was teaching its agents that “the FBI has the ability to bend or suspend the law to impinge on the freedom of others.” This has practically been the Bureau’s motif since its creation in 1908. Read the rest of this entry »

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