A whistleblower at the FBI leaked this “confidential” guide to violent extremism. You will find many of the symbols familiar as they often appear on state license plates, on mugs and hats sold in gas stations all over Texas, references to the Alamo all over San Antonio, and imagery often used by U.S. Special Forces, Revolutionary War re-enactors etc.
While we are not familiar with every symbol listed, The Punisher Skull is routinely worn by Navy SEAL’s when they are hunting ISIS or Al-Qaeda terrorists. Here is one of the most famous Navy SEAL’s of all time Chris Kyle:
Here is an image from the hit movie about Chris Kyle “American Sniper”
The Spartan Helmet badge is often worn by Army Rangers:
You can find this mug, or one much like it, or hat, T-shirt, flag, bumper sticker, etc in pretty much every gas station and convenience store in the state:
Needless to say Senator Ted Cruz is not happy. This is a must see:
The FBI says with a “disclaimer” that they know that the overwhelming majority of people who like/use/wear these symbols are not domestic terrorists, but if they really meant that it defeats the purpose of producing such a guide in the first place as Liz Wheeler so eloquently points out:
Page two of this document is also troubling. Notice where it says that violent domestic extremists consider Vicki Weaver and Ashli Babbitt to be martyrs. It is worth pointing out that both of these women were unarmed and gunned down by federal agents.
Vicki Weaver was holding her baby and was a threat to no one when she was executed by FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi. The State of Idaho tried to prosecute Horiuchi so I guess they are violent domestic terrorists. The jury in the Weaver trial must also be domestic terrorists because they acquitted and when the surviving Wavers sued the FBI for the wrongful deaths of their family members the FBI settled for millions of dollars.
Domestic terrorists all apparently.
When an unarmed black man is killed by police do the FBI label the protestors “domestic terrorists?” In the cases where some of these protests escalated to genuine violent riots the FBI still did not deem or charge anyone from BLM to be domestic terrorists even though the riots resulted in billions of property damage and up to 30 people killed. Most rioters had their charges dropped.
The lies from the FBI are an insult to the intelligence of the common citizen.
A small cabal of lead agents at the Washington DC FBI Field Office have weaponized the office on behalf the the Democrats according to FBI Whistleblowers.
Keep these FBI agents names in mind: Bryan Auten, Timothy Thibault, Richard Pilger and Steven D’Antuono.
Agent D’Antuono was the agent in charge of the fake Governor Whitmer kidnapping plot that the jury tossed out over FBI entrapment and other misconduct. So of course he was put in charge of the Washington DC Field office and in charge of the January 6th investigation.
Someone brought these four most corrupt agents together at the DC field office. Someone placed them in ranking positions in the FBI to be able to intercept cases and/or evidence of political consequence. All while Director Wray claims that he knows nothing. In reality it seems that they are Chris Wray’s “Four Horseman.”
It gets better. Remember when IRS leadership such as Lois Lerner was caught targeting conservative non-profits under Obama? Richard Pilger was working with Learner in an effort to engage in politically motivated prosecutions.
The assistant special agent in charge of the Washington Field Office, Timothy Thibault, tried to quash any investigation of Hunter Biden by ordering the matter closed “without providing a valid reason as required by FBI guidelines.”
The whistleblowers claim that Thibault “attempted to improperly mark the matter in FBI systems so that it could not be opened in the future,” Grassley says.
The whistleblowers also told Grassley, according to his July 18 letter, that Thibault routinely “opened or approved, investigations based on unsubstantiated or unverified statements sourced to biased media publications.” But in other instances, he “declined to open or approve investigations based on partisan objectives, notwithstanding the existence of proper predication.”
Grassley previously complained to the FBI about Thibault’s activities after Thibault posted anti-Trump, politically charged, pro-Lincoln Project social media posts.
As Grassley said in a May 31 letter, those social media posts and other disturbing information related by the whistleblowers raised serious ethical concerns and “call[ed] into question ASAC Thibault’s ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of an FBI agent objectively and without bias.”
Grassley says that Thibault, “while overseeing and directing the FBI’s most significant Federal public corruption investigation, traveled to the Czech Republic” to attend a seminar with Nellie Ohr, an employee of Fusion GPS.
Fusion GPS is the consulting firm that “created anti-Trump propaganda for use by the Hillary Clinton Campaign and Democratic National Committee and was involved in the fake Alfa bank narrative.”
Funny thing—as soon as Grassley sent his May letter to the FBI, Thibault’s social media posts disappeared.
But it gets worse. Richard Pilger serves as the head of the Election Crimes Branch of the Public Integrity Section at the Justice Department. As former DOJ lawyer J. Christian Adams explained, Pilger “blocked numerous election crime investigations” and “was lionized on MSNBC“ for his opposition to investigating election fraud.
Grassley even issued a report in 2021 as part of the oversight work done by the Senate Judiciary Committee that had an entire section devoted to Pilger’s apparent misconduct based on testimony from senior Justice Department employees.
According to Grassley’s July 18 letter, Pilger and Thibault were the individuals “deeply involved in the decision to open and pursue” the Justice Department’s investigation of Trump’s campaign, its advisers, and “individuals linked to electors during the 2020 election.”
And what is that investigation based on? According to Grassley, the whistleblowers told him that this investigation was initiated in substantial part on “January 2020 CNN news articles which relied on information derived from a liberal non-profit” organization.
The whistleblowers also claim, Grassley says, that the memos reviewed by the attorney general and the FBI director to approve the opening of this investigation “included selective assertions created in large part by Thibault and either removed or watered-down material connected” to left-wing entities.
Furthermore, Grassley says that “multiple whistleblowers” have said Thibault, Pilger, and other FBI personnel employed “double standards” and “did not support FBI agents seeking to follow normal investigative procedures related to investigating election crime allegations during multiple presidential elections.”
Grassley concludes his July 18 letter by voicing the concern all of us should have: “that political bias by a select group of Justice Department and FBI officials has infected the Justice Department’s and FBI’s usual process and procedure to open and pursue high-profile and politically charged investigations.”
The Iowa Republican goes on to say that if “these allegations are true and accurate, the Justice Department and FBI are—and have been—institutionally corrupted to their very core to the point in which the United States Congress and the American people will have no confidence in the equal application of the law.”
John Kennedy is a national treasure. He is an old country lawyer who is a fountain of common sense and is so sweet that when he insults you to your face you are laughing with him because you like him so much.
“If you are not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X