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Ukraine: Tip of the Tip of the Iceberg

Ukraine: Tip of the Tip of the Iceberg

Show Summary: When it comes to collusion, corruption, and foreign interference in our elections, Ukraine is the epicenter. Ukraine is why the Democrats are so worried. And it explains why their whistle blower panicked. And has the Ukraine investigation exposed another Deep State set up of the Trump campaign?

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Air Dates: Nov. 2nd & 3rd, 2019 | John Solomon and John Kiriakou

This week: To many political observers, the Democrats have done the proverbial “jump the shark” by relentless pushing a fake impeachment before even all the facts are known. And once again, they’re relying on their triad of allies:  disinformation, the Democrat “mainstream media”, and the ill-informed everyday voters (thanks to disinformation and the Democrat mainstream media).

But why? Why rush into a fake impeachment when they know it will fail in the senate? And why did their much vaunted “whistle blower” suddenly panic over a benign phone call between two presidents? One word: Ukraine.

Ukraine: Ground Zero of Corruption and Collusion

To understand why the Democrats pulled the trigger, you have to understand the panic behind what happened on the Ukraine phone call.  We talk with John Solomon, formerly of The Hill and now a Fox News contributor, about the origins of the Ukraine corruption.

It starts with Obama and Biden in the wake of the 2014 Ukraine uprisings. We talk with John Solomon about the Obama administration’s odd maneuvers, essentially creating the perfect storm — not to fight corruption but for corruption. Including setting up an anti-corruption bureau that became the cloak for corruption.

Another Deep State Ploy?

One of the more interesting stories John Solomon has exposed was a secretive meeting at the Obama-Biden White House. Biden had invited the top Ukrainian prosecutors to the White House to discuss corruption.

But what it turned into was actual corruption: White House official urging the Ukraine prosecutors to drop their investigation into Burisma. And to re-open a dormant corruption case into a a political operative who would later be pushed into the Trump campaign. We talk it over with John Solomon and the follow up with John Kiriakou. Was this yet another example of guilt engineering? Much like we’ve seen with George Papadopoulos. (and as John Kiriakou himself experienced.)

More Collusion by the Democrats

As we researched this week’s show and the collusion and corruption centered around Ukraine, it became abundantly clear we are at the mere tip of the tip of the iceberg. There is a lot more coming in the following weeks. John Solomon has been a one-man workhorse to expose this corruption. Be sure to take a look at the links below.

Ukraine as Impeachment Trigger

The Democrats’ actions aren’t reasonable or normal in the wake of what happened. Trump is looking into corruption. And for that they want to impeach him?

The Democrat’ actions can only be explained by sheer panic and desperation. Why are they so panicked over a phone call about corruption. If there was corruption by Joe Biden, shouldn’t they want to get to the bottom of things?

Instead, they’ve turned this into Trump allegedly abusing the power of his office by going after a political opponent.

It begs the question: just how many Democrats were profiting off the corruption in Ukraine?

The Ukraine Whistle Blower

Here’s what other sites have said about the whistle blower. He’s a Biden operative. He was formerly fired by the White House for leaking. Not to mention spreading false stories about Putin ordering Trump to do things. He is a registered democrat. And his name is Eric Ciaramella.

We talk with an actual whistle blower, John Kiriakou, about the Democrats secret whistle blower. John actually went to jail over his whistle blowing, as a patriot. You can imagine John has a lot to say about this guy who has been sniping from the deepest shadows of the Deep State.

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  • Follow John Solomon on Twitter: @JSolomonReports. Follow John Kiriakou on Twitter, @JohnKiriakou
  • John Solomon’s excellent work can be found at TheHill.com. His new site is johnsolomonreports
  • John Kirakou’s books can be found in our I Spy Radio Store page
  • Steele, State and the [Russian] Alfa Bank conspiracy theory exposed (via John Solomon Reports, Oct 23, 2019).
    • “…a long-pedaled allegation that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had a secret communications network through a computer server at Russia’s Alfa Bank.”
    • Based on unexplained “pings” between the bank’s computer and a server used by Trump
    • the theory soon became political fodder for Fusion GPS,
    • Arises from Christopher Steele visiting the State Dept on Oct 11, 2016
    • The memo also stated that after a New York Times reporter contacted Alfa Bank about the pings, the “hidden server belonging to Trump then disappears.” It added “no one but Alfa Bank was asked.”
    • John: “The now debunked conspiracy theory about Alfa Bank and Russia collusion was given life through Steele’s contact at State, fanned by career bureaucrats and the Fusion GPS firm. It’s the sort of tale that makes some believe there is — or at least was — a ‘deep state’ trying to influence the 2016 election.”
  • Let’s get real: Democrats were first to enlist Ukraine in US elections (John Solomon, The Hill, Sept 23, 2019)
  • Senior Ukrainian official says he’s opened probe into US election interference (The Hill, Sept 2019)
  • The most important stories on the Ukraine scandal (via John Solomon Reports, Oct 2019).
  • George Soros’s secret 2016 access to State exposes ‘big money’ hypocrisy of Democrats (John Solomon, The Hill, Aug. 07, 2019)
    • Whatever political persuasion you hold, Soros’s election-year contacts at State speak volumes about the fact that big-money access to those in power is a bipartisan phenomenon.
  • Clinton campaign given defensive briefing about foreign threat, something Trump never got on Russia (John Solomon Reports, Oct 24, 2019)
    • “My sources say the FBI was a participant in the briefing but they cannot tell me which foreign power was raised with Clinton’s team because it remains classified. Several said the threat did not involve Russia, Ukraine or China though.”
      • So on the one hand, you have FBI and CIA planting evidence and assets into the Trump campaign, never telling Trump at all about “Russian agents” so he could help catch them — and on the other hand, you have US Intelligence giving a briefing to Hillary that they didn’t give to Trump
      • Could this “briefing” have been about Trump and his supposed work with Russia et al?
  • Ukrainian Embassy confirms DNC contractor solicited Trump dirt in 2016 (John Solomon, The Hill, May 2, 2019)

Even More on Ukraine

  • U.S. backs Ukraine, warns Russia with Biden visit (Reuters, Apr 22, 2014)
  • Uncovering Russiagate’s Origins Could Prevent Future Scandals (The Nation, Oct 28, 2019)
  • U.S. Citizens Continue to Infiltrate Eastern European Governments (Oriental Review, May 1, 2015)
    • “The recent appointment of the austerity-loving U.S. citizen and investment firm chief Natalie Jaresko as Ukraine’s Finance Minister continues a trend that has seen one Eastern European country after another appointing or electing U.S. citizens as major government officials.
    • Jaresko had Ukrainian citizenship conferred on her by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as she arrived in Kiev to take up her new post in the government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, himself a former legal U.S. resident
    • Jaresko not only handled Ukraine’s $74 billion in “debt restructuring”, she later transferred to Puerto Rico to handle their $70 billion debt restructuring as well.
UFOs vs Trump-Russia Collusion

UFOs vs Trump-Russia Collusion

Show Summary: What do UFOs and the Trump-Russia collusion narrative have in common? No evidence of collusion is now considered evidence of collusion. And even then, there is more evidence of UFOs than there is of Trump-Russia “collusion.” We talk with CIA whistleblower, John Kiriakou, about the state of the Justice Department.

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Air Dates: Feb. 2nd & 3rd, 2019 | John Kiriakou

This last week, CNN, MSNBC, and other “mainstream media” outlets actually declared that Trump-Russia collusion was now settled. Because the lack of evidence for Trump-Russia collusion must mean that Trump really is a Russian spy.

Yes. No evidence is now evidence.

Although, strangely enough, so far there is more evidence for actual UFOs than there is evidence for actual Trump-Russia collusion.

Media Desperation over Trump-Russia Collusion Narrative Falling Apart

While it’s laughable that the dinosaur media now thinks that the lack of evidence is somehow now evidence of Trump-Russia collusion, the rest of us aren’t laughing. Think about it. Now just the mere accusation of a crime is enough for a conviction. If we think you did it, you must have.

But it’s worse than that.

Mueller’s Trump-Russia Collusion Probe

While the media can make itself a joke, they can’t actually put anyone in jail. But a corrupt “justice” system can. And that’s the danger here. A justice system is only as just as the people in it. Comey, Mueller, Rosenstein—would you trust them to be fair and unbiased? What about John Brennan? Or Clapper?

The thing all those guys have in common is that each of them have openly lied to Congressional investigators. So why aren’t any of them in jail. Isn’t that what we do nowadays? Jail people who lied to or misled investigators? Just ask General Flynn, George Papadopalous, Carter Page — or our guest this week: John Kiriakou.

John Kiriakou

John is very familiar with how the FBI operates; setting up the people they’re investigating. In fact, he’s previously said on I Spy Radio that the joke at the CIA was that the FBI couldn’t get a conviction without setting up their victim. Kiriakou, like others swept up in the Mueller probe, was bankrupted into accepting a guilty plea, despite being cleared by the FBI of any wrongdoing.

Don’t miss John Kiriakou’s latest book: Doing Time Like a Spy

We talk with John about the state of the Mueller probe (and we mean probe in the best UFO sense) and what it says about the Justice Department.

We also discuss some deeply troubling aspects of our Justice System that ought to be worrying everyone. Including—and perhaps especially—Democrats.

Yes, Democrats. Democrats should be deeply troubled about the Mueller probe.

The Real Problem with the Mueller Probe

The problem with the Trump-Russia collusion Mueller probe is straightforward. It’s an abuse of power to pursue your political opponents. John Kiriakou knows a lot about being a helpless target of an all-powerful federal government that is hell-bent on a conviction. John Brennan demanded Obama jail him, and he did — by bankrupting Kiriakou until he had no choice but to plead guilty.

It’s the abuse of power Democrats need to worry about. Why? Because if they permit the Mueller probe to continue despite the fact there is no evidence, then they are helping to set the legal precedent for Republicans to “investigate” a future Democrat president.

This ought to be the kind of thing that unites Americans. Against their government. This is the kind of abuse of power our forefathers fought for in the American Revolution.

Tune in this week to hear more about why Americans, all Americans, need to start coming together and how that can begin to restore trust in our own government.

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The Kavanaugh Hearings | Lies, Damned Lies, and John Brennan

The Kavanaugh Hearings | Lies, Damned Lies, and John Brennan

Show Summary: This week, we look at the Kavanaugh hearings from someone who went through something similar. Former CIA officer, John Kiriakou faced accusations from John Brennan, was lied about on a national stage, and his entire life and career hung in the balance because they made claims against him that were impossible to prove or disprove. Did we see the Deep State at work in the Kavanaugh confirmation?

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Air Dates: October 6 & 7, 2018 | John Kiriakou

Former CIA officer, John Kiriakou, talked about an unclassified CIA program: water-boarding terrorists. But the CIA didn’t like it and tried to put him in jail. But he was cleared of all charges. Only to have the case re-opened by John Brennan after Obama got elected. As a result, Kiriakou was forced to go to jail when John Brennan bankrupted him into taking a plea deal. Along the way, he was lied about, the CIA and FBI made outrageous claims that couldn’t be proved or disproved. And it all played out on a national stage.

Instead of being called a “rapist,” John Kiriakou was called a “traitor.” He and his family received death threats. This highly decorated CIA officer’s entire life was upended because of a lie.

Needless to say, he knows what Brett Kavanaugh is going through.

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The Kavanaugh Hearings: From Someone who Knows what it’s Like

John Kiriakou knows what it’s like to have your life in the balance — weighted down by a huge lie on the other side of the scale.Crying Democrats at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings with John Kiriakou on I Spy Radio

Because of this, he has some real empathy for what Brett Kavanaugh went through. We talk to John about his experiences, what you go through when you face unprovable accusations, and how he dealt with it.

Also, we tap into his training as a CIA officer and how to tell who was lying. The answer may surprise you.

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Not Mentioned but Worth a Look

  • Prison reform – “if a conservative is a liberal who go mugged, a prison reformer is a conservative who was jailed.” (“The Unlikely Force Behind Prison Reform” by John Kirirakou, Consortium News, Aug. 31, 2018) [Refers to Jared Kushner, whose father went to prison for illegal campaign donations)
  • Pardon? (“Why Trump’s Next Pardon Should Be CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou,” The American Conservative, June 12, 2018)
The Spy who Defied | John Kiriakou CIA Whistle-Blower – Part 2

The Spy who Defied | John Kiriakou CIA Whistle-Blower – Part 2

Show Summary: Part 2 of our interview with John Kiriakou. When former CIA officer, John Kiriakou, turned whistle-blower, CIA leadership decided to destroy him. This week, we go more in depth on John Brenna, John Kerry, Robert Mueller. Also, we look at the leverage the CIA has on bureaucrats and elected officials.

Part 1 is here.

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Air Dates: June 23 & 24, 2018 | John Kiriakou

This Week:  Part 2 of our interview with former CIA whistle-blower, John Kiriakou, who was targeted for punishment.

As you heard last week, Kiriakou’s case was an example of the abuse of power. It was eerily similar (okay, exactly like) to what we are seeing in the Mueller probe. Last week, we also heard echoes of what has come out in the Inspector General’s report released last Thursday: people in positions of power, using that power to attack and destroy people they don’t like. Setting themselves up as judge, jury, and executioner.

If you missed last week’s broadcast go to I Spy’s archives to listen to the free podcast.  What you’ll hear is a story that is eerily similar to what came out of the IG report and to what we know about the Mueller probe. It’s a story about federal agencies being used to harass and target enemies of the Deep State. People who are meant to be made an example of so others don’t dare cross them — or dare to expose what really happened.

Our guest, John Kiriakou, faced their wrath and abuse of power in a very personal way.  He’s the “whistleblower” who went on ABC and confirmed the CIA was using torture on terrorists. Angry at being exposed, someone in the agency sought revenge and unleashed the FBI on John, including a secret four-year investigation that tracked his every move, including an effort to entrap him for treason.

So, this week we continue that conversation. We dig a little deeper into John Brennan, Robert Mueller, and John Kerry. We also find out more information on the investigators (or were they spies?) in Trump’s presidential campaign. But was Trump the only campaign being spied on?

Tune in to hear the leverage and tentacles that the CIA has over government officials and how they get it. And is there a current member of Oregon’s Congressional delegation on whom the CIA may have some dirt?

Any guesses who?

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The Spy who Defied | John Kiriakou CIA Whistle-Blower

The Spy who Defied | John Kiriakou CIA Whistle-Blower

Show Summary: When former CIA officer, John Kiriakou, turned whistle-blower, CIA leadership decided to destroy him. Join us as we talk about John’s incredible story of how the CIA worked with the FBI to secretly investigate him, attempt to entrap him, and when that didn’t work, they tried to bankrupt him by using the FBI’s bottomless checkbook. Part 2 will air weekend of June 23/24. Show page for Part 2 is here.

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Air Dates: June 16 & 17, 2018 | John Kiriakou

John Kiriakou CIA whistle-blower who went to prison when the CIA used the FBI to silence him as a warning to other whistle-blowers
John Kiriakou CIA whistle-blower who went to prison when the CIA used the FBI to silence him as a warning to other whistle-blowers

On today’s show, John Kiriakou will walk you through what it was like to be recruited (out of the blue) by the CIA, his training, and their attempt to recruit him into their enhanced interrogation program.

Things were going well until he was accused by ABC News of being one of the torturers of Abu Zubaydah, who was waterboarded. When John went on TV to defend himself and told Brian Ross about the program, which by then was declassified, someone in the CIA decided to silence him.

Join us as we hear John Kiriakou’s incredible story. How the CIA used the FBI to spy on him—an American citizen and patriot—in an effort to silence an enemy of the Deep State.

Tune in to hear how someone in the CIA urged the Obama administration to reopen his case, how the FBI launched a secret surveillance on him, tried to entrap him into committing treason, and when that didn’t work, used their bottomless prosecutorial checkbook to try to bankrupt him.

You’ll hear eerily similar tactics being used in the Mueller probe to force witnesses to do their will.

You’ll also hear who in the CIA had targeted John Kiriakou for silencing.

Then be sure to join us next week as we continue our discussion and take a deeper dive into the Deep State.

Part 2 of our interview with John Kiriakou will air the weekend of June 23/24. Show page for Part 2 is here.

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Related Links to John Kiriakou’s Story

  • I went to prison for disclosing the CIA’s torture. Gina Haspel helped cover it up. (Washington Post, March 15, 2018)
  • New FBI Emails Wreck Official Clinton Timeline (Lifezette, June 8, 2018)
  • Issa Contends Comey’s ‘Insubordination’ Justified His Firing (Lifezette, June 8, 2018)
  • DOJ and FBI Offer More Spygate Details to Bipartisan Congressional Leaders (Breitbart, June 7, 2018)
    • “After the initial brief, House Oversight Committee Chair Trey Gowdy (R-SC) contradicted President Donald Trump, stating he believed the FBI’s actions with regard to Halper were appropriate. He claimed he “never heard the term ‘spy’ used” in his career as a federal prosecutor and insisted on referencing only ‘informants.’ ‘Informants are used all day, every day by law enforcement,’ he said.”
  • James Clapper Denies Tipping Off Jake Tapper on ‘Pee Dossier’ Briefing (Breitbart, June 7, 2018)
  • Jeff Sessions Delivers: DOJ Nails Senate Intel Committee’s Security Chief as Deep State Leaker (Breitbart, June 7, 2018)
  • James A. Wolfe, former Senate Intel panel security director, indicted for allegedly lying to FBI (Fox News, June 8, 2018)
  • Video/interview re Julian Assange (Twitter, June 3, 2018)
  • Senate Select Intel Staffer Targeted Trump Campaign Adviser In Aggressive Leak Campaign (Daily Caller, June 8, 2018)
  • Marc Thiessen: Obama took lying to new heights with the Iran deal (Fox News, June 8, 2018)
  • DOJ refusing to give Grassley access to agent who interviewed Flynn (Fox News, June 11, 2018)