A Country That Has Lost Its Way: U.S. Government and Corporations Combine to Strip Citizens of Their Rights, by Philip Giraldi

None dare call it fascism. From Philip Giraldi at strategic-culture.org:

The Biden Administration is calling on Americans to spy on friends, neighbors and family and reporting any “extremist” views to the authorities.

The American people have increasingly become aware that government surveillance and corporate censorship have combined to keep people ignorant and controlled. What is taking place has generated some dark humor. A friend of mine, also a former CIA officer, wrote to me recently and said tongue-in-cheek that he retains a lot of respect for the Agency because it is the only major government national security entity that does not read our mail and emails. Those jobs are the responsibility of the NSA and FBI. I responded that I would imagine that CIA does in fact read quite a lot of mail where it operates overseas but it is probably done the old-fashioned way by recruiting an underpaid mail clerk as an agent.

The whole issue of the government spying illegally on its own citizens has again made the news with the claims by conservative commentator Tucker Carlson that NSA has been spying on him, presumably because he has connections that the government regards either as subversive or, in the new reckoning, as “extremists” who are potential “domestic terrorists.” Given the reasonable assumption that anyone who voted for Donald Trump might well fall under those categories, that means that something like half the U.S. population could be under suspicion.

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2 responses to “A Country That Has Lost Its Way: U.S. Government and Corporations Combine to Strip Citizens of Their Rights, by Philip Giraldi

  1. Pingback: A Country That Has Lost Its Way: U.S. Government and Corporations Combine to Strip Citizens of Their Rights, by Philip Giraldi | STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC – Additional survival tricks

  2. Just like the peasant cultures which many migrants migrated to escape – where everyone feels they have the right to enquire into your business, spreading destructive rumours and lies.
    been there – done that – why go back to it?

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