Glenn Greenwald Discusses “The Deep State” With Tucker Carlson…

While it might be disconcerting for some, and Glenn Greenwald is not a political ally, we hold no reservations about exposing the UniParty’s connections to Deep State constructs whenever it surfaces.

Fox host Tucker Carlson invites The Intercept’s Glen Greenwald to discuss why the intelligence agencies appear to be in conflict with President Elect Donald Trump. Glenn Greenwald breaks down how the recently leaked 35-page-dossier could have only been injected into the media narrative from one of the intel agencies at odds with, and at risk from, President Trump. WATCH:

Mounting evidence supports the ongoing thesis the Department of Defense has actually seceded from the political elites; and with the election of President Donald Trump, they are poised on the horizon to reconstruct a nationalist-minded defense, intelligence and security apparatus.

This is the fundamental paradigm shift many have discussed, yet few imagined possible.


With General Mattis as Secretary of Defense, Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor, General John Kelly the Department of Homeland Security, a top-of-class West Point graduate in Mike Pompeo brought in to take over and undoubtedly purge the CIA, and a lame duck struggle breaking out over NSA with Admiral Mike Rogers, the implications are pretty obvious.

[…]  The white hats we have needed within the national security and intelligence departments are responding from a very select group within the Defense Department. (more)

Western Media / Libyan Propaganda (Disturbing Video Refutes State Dept)Understanding The UniParty “DEEP STATE” – During the time in 2011 when political warfare over the debt ceiling was beginning to paralyze the business of governance in Washington, the United States government somehow summoned the resources to overthrow Muammar Ghaddafi’s regime in Libya, and, when the instability created by that coup spilled over into Mali, provide overt and covert assistance to French intervention there.

mccain-in-syriaAt a time when there was heated debate about continuing meat inspections and civilian air traffic control because of the budget crisis, our government was somehow able to commit $115 million to keeping a civil war going in Syria and to pay at least £100m to the United Kingdom’s Government Communications Headquarters to buy influence over and access to that country’s intelligence.

Since 2007, two bridges carrying interstate highways have collapsed due to inadequate maintenance of infrastructure, one killing 13 people. During that same period of time, the government spent $1.7 billion constructing a building in Utah that is the size of 17 football fields.

This mammoth structure is intended to allow the National Security Agency to store a yottabyte of information, the largest numerical designator computer scientists have coined. A yottabyte is equal to 500 quintillion pages of text. Yes, they need that much storage to archive every single trace of your electronic life.

Yes, there is another government concealed behind the one that is visible at either end of Pennsylvania Avenue, a hybrid entity of public and private institutions ruling the country according to consistent patterns in season and out, connected to, but only intermittently controlled by, the visible state whose leaders we choose.


[…] The Deep State does not consist of the entire government. It is a hybrid of national security and law enforcement agencies: the Department of Defense, the Department of State, the Department of Homeland Security, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Justice Department. I also include the Department of the Treasury because of its jurisdiction over financial flows, its enforcement of international sanctions and its organic symbiosis with Wall Street. All these agencies are coordinated by the Executive Office of the President via the National Security Council.

Certain key areas of the judiciary belong to the Deep State, such as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, whose actions are mysterious even to most members of Congress. Also included are a handful of vital federal trial courts, such as the Eastern District of Virginia and the Southern District of Manhattan, where sensitive proceedings in national security cases are conducted.

The final government component (and possibly last in precedence among the formal branches of government established by the Constitution) is a kind of rump Congress consisting of the congressional leadership and some (but not all) of the members of the defense and intelligence committees.

The rest of Congress, normally so fractious and partisan, is mostly only intermittently aware of the Deep State and when required usually submits to a few well-chosen words from the State’s emissaries.

[T]he Deep State does not consist only of government agencies. What is euphemistically called “private enterprise” is an integral part of its operations. In a special series in The Washington Post called “Top Secret America,” Dana Priest and William K. Arkin described the scope of the privatized Deep State and the degree to which it has metastasized after the September 11 attacks.

There are now 854,000 contract personnel with top-secret clearances — a number greater than that of top-secret-cleared civilian employees of the government. While they work throughout the country and the world, their heavy concentration in and around the Washington suburbs is unmistakable: Since 9/11, 33 facilities for top-secret intelligence have been built or are under construction. Combined, they occupy the floor space of almost three Pentagons — about 17 million square feet.

Seventy percent of the intelligence community’s budget goes to paying contracts. And the membrane between government and industry is highly permeable: The Director of National Intelligence, James R. Clapper, is a former executive of Booz Allen Hamilton, one of the government’s largest intelligence contractors. His predecessor as director, Admiral Mike McConnell, is the current vice chairman of the same company; Booz Allen is 99 percent dependent on government business.

These contractors now set the political and social tone of Washington, just as they are increasingly setting the direction of the country, but they are doing it quietly, their doings unrecorded in the Congressional Record or the Federal Register, and are rarely subject to congressional hearings.

Washington is the most important node of the Deep State that has taken over America, but it is not the only one. Invisible threads of money and ambition connect the town to other nodes. One is Wall Street, which supplies the cash that keeps the political machine quiescent and operating as a diversionary marionette theater.

Should the politicians forget their lines and threaten the status quo, Wall Street floods the town with cash and lawyers to help the hired hands remember their own best interests. The executives of the financial giants even have de facto criminal immunity.

On March 6, 2013, testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General Eric Holder stated the following: “I am concerned that the size of some of these institutions becomes so large that it does become difficult for us to prosecute them when we are hit with indications that if you do prosecute, if you do bring a criminal charge, it will have a negative impact on the national economy, perhaps even the world economy.”

This, from the chief law enforcement officer of a justice system that has practically abolished the constitutional right to trial for poorer defendants charged with certain crimes. It is not too much to say that Wall Street may be the ultimate owner of the Deep State and its strategies, if for no other reason than that it has the money to reward government operatives with a second career that is lucrative beyond the dreams of avarice — certainly beyond the dreams of a salaried government employee.

The corridor between Manhattan and Washington is a well trodden highway for the personalities we have all gotten to know in the period since the massive deregulation of Wall Street: Robert Rubin, Lawrence Summers, Henry Paulson, Timothy Geithner and many others.

Not all the traffic involves persons connected with the purely financial operations of the government: In 2013, General David Petraeus joined KKR (formerly Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) of 9 West 57th Street, New York, a private equity firm with $62.3 billion in assets. KKR specializes in management buyouts and leveraged finance. General Petraeus’ expertise in these areas is unclear. His ability to peddle influence, however, is a known and valued commodity.

Unlike Cincinnatus, the military commanders of the Deep State do not take up the plow once they lay down the sword. Petraeus also obtained a sinecure as a non-resident senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard. The Ivy League is, of course, the preferred bleaching tub and charm school of the American oligarchy.

Petraeus and most of the avatars of the Deep State — the White House advisers who urged Obama not to impose compensation limits on Wall Street CEOs, the contractor-connected think tank experts who besought us to “stay the course” in Iraq, the economic gurus who perpetually demonstrate that globalization and deregulation are a blessing that makes us all better off in the long run — are careful to pretend that they have no ideology.

Their preferred pose is that of the politically neutral technocrat offering well considered advice based on profound expertise. That is nonsense. They are deeply dyed in the hue of the official ideology of the governing class, an ideology that is neither specifically Democrat nor Republican.

Domestically, whatever they might privately believe about essentially diversionary social issues such as abortion or gay marriage, they almost invariably believe in the “Washington Consensus”: financialization, outsourcing, privatization, deregulation and the commodifying of labor. Internationally, they espouse 21st-century “American Exceptionalism”: the right and duty of the United States to meddle in every region of the world with coercive diplomacy and boots on the ground (keep reading).

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This, dear friends, is yet only part of what President Donald Trump is up against…

….there are trillions of dollars at stake.


Important note that everyone must remember. The Washington Post is the designated media outlet for the public position of the CIA. And CNN is the specifically funded media outlet for the positions of the U.S. State Department.

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340 Responses to Glenn Greenwald Discusses “The Deep State” With Tucker Carlson…

  1. jackphatz says:

    Prime time indeed. From an hour ago!

    Liked by 8 people

  2. andi lee says:

    “Wag the Dog”, starring McCain & O’bagy.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. trummpin says:

    Just tweeted by Jim Hoft

    Ex-Spook Brags: CIA Monitoring ‘Kremlin Buttboi Traitor’ Trump – Intel Community ‘Taking Traitor Trump Out’

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Bull Durham says:

    If you have not seen “Snowden”, get it rented and see it. It has the background info you need to understand the dynamics of what is going down all around us. Greenwald and his team played a big part in getting the stuff out to the public and helped Snowden “move”.

    It’s a damn good thriller also.

    Liked by 11 people

  5. Mike says:

    For what it’s worth!
    January 12, 2017

    Putin Orders Combat Alert After SVR Warns Of CIA Plot To Assassinate President-elect Trump

    Liked by 2 people

    • Mike says:

      don’t know if that’s true or not but I am feeling very uneasy. I am not a praying man, but I am going to get down on my knees and petition the almighty to protect our President.

      Liked by 13 people

      • amjean says:

        I have a feeling that millions have not
        stopped praying, however, perhaps it
        is time to prayer more often and even
        harder. Evil is in the process of being
        exposed and won’t go quietly.

        Liked by 9 people

      • oldguy says:

        I remind everyone how every other country in the world would deal with this kind of treachery. All these people would disappear.


    • TakeBackOurRepublic says:

      That is very disturbing.


    • shallbe4 says:

      Mike — Whatever the CIA is they don’t announce assassinations before they take place. Trump and his family will be well protected and they don’t come any braver than our Trump. I’m glad that Putin is not taking any chances. I don’t know he he’s a friend of the US but he’s certainly not the enemy the Left appears to be.

      Liked by 1 person

    • deanbrh says:

      Mike, your link won’t open now


    • NM E-6 says:

      If you mean that is Sorscha Faal (spelling unsure right now) well known disinformation. I don’t trust anything from there, much worse than Alex Jones. Much worse. I am a conservative,former military and very well informed. There are plenty of great news sites like drudge and breitbart that publish truth not like the easily refuted and therefore dangerous anti-freedom sites like Sorscha’s site. If you reference an article from that source you are making big mistake.


  6. shannynae says:

    I feel like I just entered the Twilight Zone. Please continue praying for President Trump, his family, and all that will work with him. God bless you Sundance.

    Liked by 11 people

    • flova says:

      We always knew the most dangerous time is after the jig is up. After the battered partner leaves the batterer and says ‘enough.’ The batterers ratchet up the threats, intimidation, violence and some even kill.

      So keep praying. God brought us this far; He will not abandon us now if we keep the faith.

      Liked by 8 people

  7. furtive says:

    Journalists for Hire: How the CIA Buys the News – May 15, 2017

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Mike says:

    Another good Carlson interview to go along with the one at the top:

    Liked by 6 people

    • TakeBackOurRepublic says:

      Thanks for posting. It’s an excellent three and a half minute summary about the reason for the dossier release just prior to Trump’s inauguration.

      Liked by 2 people

    • shallbe4 says:

      In my opinion the reason the left and the media are doing this is because they are in league with the Globalists and they see their plans to destroy this country coming apart as Europe begins to question what the EU has done to their nation’s sovereignty. I really liked this professor. I wish he had gone further. However he is a good American just to say what he said. Its amazing that getting along with Russia is a bad thing but ISIS must be treated with care and understanding.

      Liked by 1 person

  9. hellandahandbasket says:

    I’m shocked FoxNews even allowed this story to breach on their network.
    Tucker and Sean are the only two-host’s left with any integrity, in my opinion.
    I wonder how they subvert the King’s tentacles, and are allowed to talk-about the things they both talk-about.


  10. Yeoman says:

    Holy crap, this is getting ugly. Praying for God to keep Trump safe.

    Liked by 6 people

  11. distracted2 says:

    This is disgusting. Read the comments.


  12. JD says:

    The CIA is a key part of the “swamp”. It is a cancerous and a treasonous organization that effectively operates outside of the Constitution. The CIA needs to be either abolished or gutted from within and replaced with honorable patriots who will honor the United States of America and the Republic for which it stands (and the Constitution).

    Liked by 7 people

    • USMCLt says:

      I agree wholeheartedly. Abolish the CIA and absorb the necessary, as opposed to the unnecessary, intelligence functions into the military. At least military members take a real oath of office.

      Liked by 8 people

  13. Ellie says:

    If it was only trillions at stake, that would be bad enough…it is the shed life and blood of the most honorable and courageous, self sacrificing patriots among us where the real loss to the country occurs.

    This is a national disgrace.

    Liked by 6 people

  14. Angry Dumbo says:

    The deep states objective is to impeach our new President. This effort may fail, but it is just the opening salvo of a long internal war. The media has been exposed, but their tactics are as old as their spokespeople. The deep state can fight asymmetric and they have a lot more money.

    Nobody said draining the swamp was going to be easy. : ))

    Liked by 2 people

  15. TakeBackOurRepublic says:

    Glenn Greenwald’s article of January 11th posted on the Intercept called “The Deep State Goes to War With President Elect Trump” can be read in full here

    Liked by 3 people

  16. jeans2nd says:

    From the linked article (Essay: Anatomy of the Deep State, Mike Lofgren, 21 Feb 2014) –

    “But when one house of Congress is taken over by tea party Wahhabites, life for the ruling class becomes more trying…”

    “But, there are signs of resistance to the Deep State and its demands…”

    “…there is now a deep but as yet inchoate hunger for change. What America lacks is a figure with the serene self-confidence to tell us that the twin idols of national security and corporate power are outworn dogmas that have nothing more to offer us. Thus disenthralled, the people themselves will unravel the Deep State with surprising speed.”

    Oh dear. Now the “Tea Party Wahhabite Inchoates” have taken over the entire country. Who knew it could be this fun?

    Liked by 2 people

  17. Ellie says:

    I watch OAN for my news. I don’t listen to any radio news, other than Brietbart in the morning, on Sirius. My go-to website for news is this one.

    Every morning I log on to Donald Trump’s website and read his tweets. If it’s not coming from Donald Trump, I don’t believe it.

    Democrat party and journalism have collapsed. They have proven time and time again, they can’t be trusted.

    Liked by 1 person

    • shallbe4 says:

      Ellie I think you would like Lou Hobbs on Fox Business News. he stands with Trump all the way and his guests are also Trump supporters.


  18. Tucker has won me over with this interview. Now, that was explosive. Thank you Tucker and Fox News for attempting to expose what is going on. I had another sleepless night last night because to me this is all clear and there is a coup going on and an attempt to keep Trump out of office. Very scary for our country…the end of our country as we have known it. Pray for Trump.

    Liked by 3 people

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  20. Eric Kennedy says:

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  21. Bob Thoms says:

    Not sure which side Pompeo is on…………………his statement about the Russian hacking mime is very troubling………he is 100% convinced it was Putin/Russia behind DNC hacking….I don’t trust Pompeo !


    • navysquid says:

      He has been/is on the Permanent Select Intelligence Committee and CIA Committee’s and he likely has seen reports regarding Russia hacking. What Pompeo NEEDS to remember though that if a person or State wants to run a Psyops campaign to make you believe a certain party or State is behind the hacking they can leave these bread crumbs to be found. If I recall that is what has happened and many of my cyber friends said it all points to a Psyops campaign to try to smear Trump…as was discovered in the latest Fake News golden showers “report”.

      Guccifer 2.0 is saying he was behind DNC hack…see Gateway Pundit

      Liked by 1 person

  22. Ficklefinger says:

    I am very concerned the commanding general of the DC Army National Guard has been relieved of command one week before the inauguration. He has been involved in planning for the presidential inauguration for months. He claims to have no idea why he was fired.

    I am wondering if this will hamper the DC National Guard protections planned for the inauguration. There is to be an “interim” commander until the new president can appoint one. This is highly unusual.

    I don’t trust ANYONE in Washington DC. Is this some kind of dangerous manipulation of National Guard protections needed for the inaugural festivities?


  23. EJ says:

    It’s nice to see/hear a liberal speak intelligently and make coherent points without resorting to name calling and labeling.


  24. ilovevictoriasbows says:

    False equivalent that the FBI “very supportive” of Trump, the CIA supporting Hillary. Hillary committed crimes; the Cia has nothing on Trump other than Michael Cohen from Hoboken, or was he from Albuquerque?, oh well, one thing we know is he was THAT Michael Cohen. Nice job, ‘Intelligence’.

    Liked by 1 person

  25. All American Snowflake says:

    My biggest concern is that President-elect Trump is too good-hearted and will fail to smash this deep-state cabal. If he doesn’t completely smash them they will come back even stronger and destroy our country completely.


    • David says:

      My concern is that it makes no sense why they would do what they are doing knowing that Trump will be in office in a week and can have his people clean up the opposition?
      Hopefully not an Assasination attempt on the way.


  26. UKExpat says:

    The HOMO infested, Islamophile, LEFTIST Al Bee Bee Cera (the BBC) is as bad as if not worse than CNN when it comes to anti trump FAKE NEWS dissemination.


  27. UKExpat says:

    It is becoming apparent that not only the CIA the FBI and MI6 were involved in this attempted SMEAR of Donald Trump but also that the DemoncRAT Party and John McCain and Jeb Bush had their grubby mitts all over it too not to mention the British Govt who control MI6.


  28. Steven Hitt says:

    There is no part or parcel of our Federal government that doesn’t need draining and overhauled. I only hope Mr. Trump has picked the right team with the right level of courage to get it done. This may be our last chance to do so.


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