04/05/2017

Rush: Obama ‘Weaponized’ America’s Spies Against Trump’s Team [Listen]

Jack Davis, Western Journalism

"It’s becoming increasingly clear..."

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh on Monday boiled down the complex web of surveillance stories regarding the Trump team into one simple concept: the Obama administration declared a very secret war on President Donald Trump using America’s intelligence services as his weapon.

Trump first alerted America to the surveillance issue when he tweeted on March 4 that he was “wiretapped” by former President Barack Obama. Trump’s claims were initially met with denials. However, it was reported on Monday that Obama’s former national security adviser, Susan Rice, played a heretofore-unannounced role by “unmasking” the identities of Trump associates whose communications were incidental by-products of the surveillance.

Limbaugh said that this latest detail reveals a conspiracy of epic proportions.

“But the real scandal here — and it’s becoming increasingly clear — is that the Obama administration weaponized politically our intelligence services against the Republicans and against Trump. I, for one, am not surprised,” he said.

“We know that the Obama Regime surveilled Trump’s transition team. We know now that the Obama White House unmasked people who were not targets of legitimate surveillance and investigation. We know now that the Obama White House illegal leaked protected information,” he said.

Read full article



You May Also Like:

GOP Tax Bill: A Look At The Finalized Brackets Fox Business

No, GOP Tax Cuts Won't Cause The Economy To Overheat; Here's Why Investor’s Business Daily

After Mysterious 'Insurance Policy' Text, Will Justice Department Reveal More On FBI Agent Bounced From Mueller Probe? Byron York, Washington Examiner

Mueller Should Ask For Help Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., The Wall Street Journal

Who's To Blame For The Moore Fiasco? John McCormack, The Weekly Standard

The Media Are Killing Themselves With Botched Anti-Trump Reporting David Harsanyi , New York Post

Trump Is Fighting The FBI Old-Guard — But Watch How The FBI Academy Reacts When He Takes The Stage [Watch] Benny Johnson, The Daily Caller

Bombshell: Lisa Bloom Sought 6-Figure Payoffs For Donald Trump Accusers John Nolte, Breitbart

Was Paul Ryan The Target Of A Politico Hit Job? Monica Showalter, American Thinker

Constant Hysterics Damage Our Democracy David French, National Review

Why Criminalizing Sexual Harassment Fosters Witch Hunts Maureen Mullarkey, The Federalist

The Case For Alternative Currencies Eric Grover, City Journal

Net Neutrality Isn't Neutral At All Kyle S. Swan, Foundation for Economic Education

Toxic Femininity, Redux Scott McKay, The American Spectator

'Jingle Bells' Rooted In Racism, Boston University Professor Says [Watch] Caleb Parke, Fox News

For More go to the Home Page >>>

Join Our Email List



Bookshelf

FreeMarket Central

Some titles recent, all recommended -

Special Video Feature

FreeMarket Central

Voices From The 2017 International Students For Liberty Conference

In Search Of History

The Reagan Tax Cuts Worked

Thanks to "bracket creep," the inflation of the 1970s pushed millions of taxpayers into higher tax brackets even though their inflation-adjusted incomes were not rising. To help offset this tax increase and also to improve incentives to work, save, and invest, President Reagan proposed sweeping tax rate reductions during the 1980s. What happened? Total tax revenues climbed by 99.4 percent during the 1980s, and the results are even more impressive when looking at what happened to personal income tax revenues. Once the economy received an unambiguous tax cut in January 1983, income tax revenues climbed dramatically, increasing by more than 54 percent by 1989 (28 percent after adjusting for inflation).

 

-- Daniel J. Mitchell,

Shadow Stats Snapshot


FreeMarket Central

ShadowStats alternate economic indicators are based on the methodology of noted economist John Williams, specialist in government economic reporting.

  • Unemployment:
    FreeMarket Central BLS: 4.12%
    FreeMarket Central Shadow Stats: 21.7%
  • Inflation:
    FreeMarket Central November Year-to-Year: 2.04% (CPI-U*)
    FreeMarket Central Shadow Stats: 9.8%

*[cpi-u is the Bureau of Labor Statistics inflation rate for all urban consumers]