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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 18, 2015, 02:37 PM

11. I don't believe in the existence of the deep state.

 

In any country, even a dictatorship, even one as repressive as Iraq under Hussein or Germany under Hitler, there are interest groups that exert pressure on the government.

Some of them are groups whose ideals and goals we generally (or completely in some cases) agree with, like Code Pink or the NAACP, and some we don't.

Elevating that to the conspiracy that some have done, that of a nefarious organization that controls the government and can trump congress and/or the President is silly.

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