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GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 08:33 PM Oct 2020

Looks to me like some in the FBI are trying to insure a fair election.

The whole Bullshit story about Hunter Biden’s supposed computers really had a chance of blowing up.

But surprisingly, within a day or 2 of the news hitting the FBI has seized them and investigating them as Russian disinformation. And that information got out, which is highly unusual. Normally the FBI is mum till they have an indictment. Now this won’t stop the serious nut jobs from talking about it. But they are a lost cause anyway. But it will give serious pause to not only serious news outlets but those directly involved.

Ole’ Rudy could end up in the Pokey if he is not careful. It would not be too difficult for the FBI to prove it was a set up especially if the repairman sings. Which you know he already is doing. And we know Rudy is careless with his commutation. If he was involved with inventing the plan he will do time.

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Looks to me like some in the FBI are trying to insure a fair election. (Original Post) GulfCoast66 Oct 2020 OP
Those patriots know they need to protect our constitution. kimbutgar Oct 2020 #1
Even if I don't agree with many of them politically, there are a lot of Blue_true Oct 2020 #17
Fuck Rudy,.. he is human garbage. magicarpet Oct 2020 #2
That's actually an insult to Atwater. Who while a piece of shit was smart and disciplined. GulfCoast66 Oct 2020 #5
The FBI Turin_C3PO Oct 2020 #3
That's why Trump hates the FBI. They're "The Untouchables". Progressive Jones Oct 2020 #15
Wray is my hero. He has done an amazing job of moonscape Oct 2020 #16
Of Trump appointees, Wray and The CIA Director are the only ones that Blue_true Oct 2020 #19
The CIA hasn't either. nt Blue_true Oct 2020 #18
Rudy will hang the repair tech out to dry. lpbk2713 Oct 2020 #4
Freepers think the FBI is involved to get Biden indicted. LOL nt BlueLucy Oct 2020 #6
I used to go there occasionally. But they have winnowed down to the worst of the lot. GulfCoast66 Oct 2020 #8
something seems afoot... stillcool Oct 2020 #7
In my opinion.. BlueLucy Oct 2020 #9
Barr knows it is over... he has to be worried about keeping his own ass out of prison now Takket Oct 2020 #11
That's my take. And why he produced no 'October' surprise. GulfCoast66 Oct 2020 #12
And them going after the Terrorists that wanted to kidnap Michigan Governor JI7 Oct 2020 #10
I think there are many in the FBI that have had it up to here with Barr FM123 Oct 2020 #13
GulfCoast66... Upthevibe Oct 2020 #14
Barr lifted the DoJ restriction on releasing investigation information during elections... Wounded Bear Oct 2020 #20
Right. He lifted the restrictions. But when the investigators gave him nothing he locked it down. GulfCoast66 Oct 2020 #21
I wish I could say it was over but I suspect it's just getting started... Drunken Irishman Oct 2020 #22
All he has to say is the FBI is investigating it as a foreign plant. GulfCoast66 Oct 2020 #24
I see no reason why there won't be a final debate... Drunken Irishman Oct 2020 #25
I'm getting a sickening feeling tormadjax Oct 2020 #23

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
17. Even if I don't agree with many of them politically, there are a lot of
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:46 PM
Oct 2020

patriots working in US Intelligence, they won’t allow this country to get screwed. Even in 2016, they basically got it right and if not for Mitch McConnell, Trump would have been exposed as a treasonous pawn.

magicarpet

(13,726 posts)
2. Fuck Rudy,.. he is human garbage.
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 08:39 PM
Oct 2020

Rudy is a hyper Fascist version of Lee Atwater Republican operative scum.

Lock the Nazi up,.. throw away the key.

GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
5. That's actually an insult to Atwater. Who while a piece of shit was smart and disciplined.
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 08:47 PM
Oct 2020

Rudy is a loon. He is not that smart.

And may be in real legal trouble. I think there are a whole host of cases the FBI are sitting on waiting till trump is gone. Why charge someone to see them pardoned.

Progressive Jones

(6,011 posts)
15. That's why Trump hates the FBI. They're "The Untouchables".
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:20 PM
Oct 2020

Trump can't truly harm the FBI without putting himself in danger.
In reality, Trump fears them.

moonscape

(4,651 posts)
16. Wray is my hero. He has done an amazing job of
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:42 PM
Oct 2020

walking the line. And he got appointed earlier in the crazy, before 45 was emboldened enough to install a Barr equivalent, or else he didn’t have one at the ready.

Definitely, if 45 got a 2nd term, Wray would be the 1st to go.

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
19. Of Trump appointees, Wray and The CIA Director are the only ones that
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:50 PM
Oct 2020

Biden should retain. They have been solid.

GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
8. I used to go there occasionally. But they have winnowed down to the worst of the lot.
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 09:05 PM
Oct 2020

So they let it leak that they suspect Russian interference to hurt Biden? That 7D chess they believe in has gone off the rails.

stillcool

(32,626 posts)
7. something seems afoot...
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 09:03 PM
Oct 2020

different arrests of right wing terrorists, all quiet hush-hushy, and no Bill Barr in sight.

BlueLucy

(1,609 posts)
9. In my opinion..
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 09:09 PM
Oct 2020

Barr is hiding to get away from doing trump's dirty work. He knows Biden is going to win and doesn't want to go to prison.

Takket

(21,221 posts)
11. Barr knows it is over... he has to be worried about keeping his own ass out of prison now
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 09:12 PM
Oct 2020

he has taken what are, to me, astonishing risks to his own freedom in the name of helping drumpf. i cannot fathom why...... but the hens are about to come home to roost.

GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
12. That's my take. And why he produced no 'October' surprise.
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 09:19 PM
Oct 2020

He is a true Christofacist believer. He is willing to have his name smeared by history or be disbarred to achieve his goal. And what he has done so far insures the first and could potentially lead to the second.

But he’s not willing to do the perp walk charged with Sedition. He’s cutting his losses.

JI7

(89,055 posts)
10. And them going after the Terrorists that wanted to kidnap Michigan Governor
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 09:09 PM
Oct 2020

These things made me think of the below video from not too long ago. And I hope it's true. That there are still people in place keeping a watch over things and ready to stop certain things.

I wonder how much Barr knew about these things. I wouldn't be surprised if he didn't know anything about it.

https://m.

FM123

(10,040 posts)
13. I think there are many in the FBI that have had it up to here with Barr
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 09:41 PM
Oct 2020

and they are just quietly professionally going about their business while Barr is frantically cleaning up and covering up his own messes before he hears sirens coming for HIM.

Wounded Bear

(58,162 posts)
20. Barr lifted the DoJ restriction on releasing investigation information during elections...
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 11:22 PM
Oct 2020

Probably didn't count on this shit getting out, but I imagine there are a bunch of FBI agents and employees that are tired of the Trump/Barr shit. I figure most of them want to get back to fighting crime and chasing terrorists and not kissing Trump/Barr's asses any more.

GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
21. Right. He lifted the restrictions. But when the investigators gave him nothing he locked it down.
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 11:33 PM
Oct 2020

Why not release information clearing Democratic candidates before the election. I think we know.

 

Drunken Irishman

(34,857 posts)
22. I wish I could say it was over but I suspect it's just getting started...
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 11:55 PM
Oct 2020

Biden has to have a good answer for the questions he'll receive on it at the next debate because I guarantee they'll ask him and just saying it's propaganda isn't going to cut it.

GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
24. All he has to say is the FBI is investigating it as a foreign plant.
Sat Oct 17, 2020, 12:10 AM
Oct 2020

Which is totally true. Maybe add that Americans who knowingly traffic foreign efforts to affect elections are violating he law.

Remember Joe is getting briefed on security matters. He knows the score.

And I doubt there will be a final debate.

 

Drunken Irishman

(34,857 posts)
25. I see no reason why there won't be a final debate...
Sat Oct 17, 2020, 12:26 AM
Oct 2020

There are two issues at play here: whether this information was provided by a foreign entity or whether it's a forgery entirely.

The latter point would make the first part easy to handle. But as it was with the DNC hacks of 2016, the HOW in the revelation took a gigantic backseat to the WHAT of the revelation. Biden just saying it's a foreign plant won't be the end of it - he will have to answer about whether the content on the laptop is legitimate or not.

But that gets into another set of questions:

1. Is this laptop even real or is the whole thing made up? If that's the case, Biden should come out and say it's all a forgery and it's not his son's laptop and therefore any e-mail would be fake and tie that into the FBI's comments.

2. The laptop is real, and they've mixed real content with fake to make it easier to hide the fake stuff.

In that case, Biden is going to have to refute one of the claims: that he urged his son to work with the Chinese to get 10% of profits off a deal.

But I suspect just saying it's a smear campaign won't suffice IF this turns into a bigger issue. Right now, it isn't. Right now, no one is focused on it. But a week from now? Who knows?

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