Category: National Security

New Questions: Las Vegas Shooter and Police Response

New Questions: Las Vegas Shooter and Police Response

Show Summary: A lot of questions still remain about the mass killing in Las Vegas. Not least of these are questions about the Las Vegas shooting police investigation itself—especially questions about the new timeline. Why such significant changes? We talk with law enforcement expert, Doug Wyllie, to analyze the process of the investigation, including how information is gathered along with how and when it is released to the public.

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We also talk with NY Times bestselling author, David T. Hardy, about his just-released book, I’m from the Government and I’m here to Kill You: The The True Human Cost of Official Negligence . Why aren’t government officials held accountable? Why can’t they be held accountable.

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Air Dates: Oct. 14 & 15, 2017 | Doug Wyllie & David T. Hardy

Doug Wyllie: Las Vegas Shooting Police Investigation

In the immediate aftermath of the killing in Vegas, the authorities seemed fairly sure of two things. The timeline of the shooting and the FBI was certain the shooter had no ties to terrorism. Which was odd because they were also certain they knew practically nothing about him. Except that he wasn’t a terrorist.

If you heard last week’s I Spy Radio show, “The Las Vegas Shooting — Former Jihadist Reveals what FBI & Media are Ignoring,” you know there is a lot of circumstantial evidence that the FBI and law enforcement ought to be looking at that could show ties to terrorism. And isn’t the goal to prevent these from happening again? So why ignore possible ties? As Kamal pointed out, you don’t have to be a member of ISIS—or even a be a Muslim—to receive support and training from ISIS, the Muslim Brotherhood, or any Islamic terrorist group.

As we also pointed out last week, the FBI’s logical inconsistency (we know nothing at all about him but we’re sure he’s not a terrorist) raises questions about the FBI and about the investigation. Why would they do that?

To help us better understand the Las Vegas shooting police investigation, we turn to Doug Wyllie, the editor-at-large of PoliceOne, the most comprehensive and trusted online destination for law enforcement agencies and police departments worldwide.

To be clear, We’re not being critical of local law enforcement, we just want to analyze and better understand the process, especially when it comes to communications and releasing information to the public. Especially about the new and revised timeline for the Las Vegas shooting.

There is a huge difference between a security guard interrupting the shooting and a security guard showing up before it ever even started. Not least of which because it raises an entirely new question: why did he stop shooting?

Be sure to visit PoliceOne.com. They have some great articles for law enforcement article and for civilians, like what can and should you do during a mass shooting? See the links and resource section below for just a few of the more timely ones.

David Hardy: Why is Government Never Accountable?

Here at I Spy Radio, our tagline is “Keeping an eye on big government.” And pretty much since day one we’ve wondered why is it that some government bureaucrat can completely screw up — but never be held accountable. In the private sector, if you waste a billion dollars you’d probably get fired. In government, you’re promoted. What the…?

Except it’s worse than overspending. Way worse.

It turns out our government has not only wastefully spent our tax dollars, got us deeply into debt, created massive programs that fail time and again but they have actually killed people. In some cases, outright murder. And yet those responsible didn’t even see jail time.

Our second guest, NY Times bestselling author, David T. Hardy, has a new book out, I’m from the Government and I’m here to Kill You: The The True Human Cost of Official Negligence . We get his thoughts on the government officials and the FBI handling the Las Vegas shooting police investigation. He outlines not only why government officials aren’t held accountable but why can’t they be held accountable.

Think about that. Our government bureaucrats have set up the court systems to legally shield themselves from responsibility—no matter how irresponsible they are.

We now have a government of the people and for the people, just not responsible to the people.

But there are some solutions. Tune in to find out what.

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Spotlighted PoliceOne articles

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Dems IT Scandal and Evidence of the Deep State

Dems IT Scandal and Evidence of the Deep State

Show Summary: We talk with Luke Rosiak of The Daily Caller News Foundation about the Democrat’s on-going IT scandal that may have exposed dozens of House Democrats to security breaches. This is a story the mainstream media continues to ignore. Why? Could it be reverse discrimination? And why is Debbie Wasserman Schulz so nervous? And then we talk with former deep-cover FBI Special Agent John Ligato about evidence for the Deep State, its origins, and its active players—and unwitting surrogates. Do both of these stories have blackmail at their heart?

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Air Dates: July 15 & 16, 2017 | Luke Rosniak & John Ligato

It’s not a great surprise when the mainstream media ignores a story that could injure the Democrats. But use your imagination for a moment.

White Supremacists Compromise Republican Computers

Just imagine if three brothers and two of their wives were all members of a White supremacist group and that these five managed the IT for dozens of Republican Congressmen. Even more damning, that the Republicans sat on some of the most powerful committees, including the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Homeland Security Committee, and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. These committees handle extremely sensitive, classified information, including national security information. Imagine if one of the Republicans caught up in the scandal was Reince Priebus, the former chair of the Republican National Committee.

Now imagine if those White supremacists had access to all of those Republicans’ emails, sent and received (including emails sent to and from other Republicans, the White House, and the RNC). Imagine if those White supremacists had access to everything on their computers. Not just emails but documents and files, databases, addresses, strategies, and more.

Would it concern you if, for some reason, they were among the Hill’s highest paid staff—despite the fact some of them never showed up for work? Would that raise flags? Or how about if they had huge financial problems, including several questionable real-estate deals and a more than a million dollar bankruptcy? Or that one of them had received a $100,000 loan from a Russian politician? A Russian politician who was currently a fugitive from the US Justice system?

And what if the laptops of Reince Priebus had been seized by the Capitol police. And yet, despite the five of them being banned from the House IT system, despite the shady finances, Preibus refused to fire them. Wouldn’t that be a little suspicious that he wouldn’t fire them?

Deep State Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Dems have a major IT scandal that no one is talking about

This is exactly what happened — except instead of White supremacists, they were Pakistani Muslims. Instead of Republicans, it was dozens of House Democrats. Instead of a Russian politician, it was an Iraqi politician. And instead of Reince Priebus, it was Debbie Wasserman Schulz.

Now what could DWS possibly have on her computers that she wouldn’t want others to see?

We talk with Luke Rosiak of The Daily Caller about his incredible investigative articles into the story the media continues to ignore. Why are they ignoring it and what could be behind all of this? Is it part of the Deep State? Perhaps blackmail?

See below for links to Luke’s fascinating stories on the Democrats’ IT scandal. Don’t miss the video of Debbie Wasserman Schultz confronting the Chief of the Capitol Police as she desperately tries to get her laptop back.

The Deep State

Then we turn to a former deep-cover FBI Special Agent, John Ligato, who has an excellent article on LifeZette.com, “Former FBI Agent: Deep State Exists and Is Trying to Bring Down Trump.”

This former Special Agent walks us through the formation of the Deep State (aka “Shadow Government”) and its origins, and how it’s been perpetrated. He gives us his insights, as an investigator and analyst, who the players are and their motives.

There are two kinds of players: active players and unwitting accomplices. Mr. Ligato walks us through the FBI’s culture, the players, its origins, and the decisions that how the Deep State has been able to undermine our President from within.  Don’t miss how the Deep State is being used and if it can be stopped.

Do both of these stories have blackmail at their heart? Be sure to tune in to hear one of our most gripping shows yet.

Links Mentioned

Luke Rosiak (Segments 1 – 3)

The following are Luke’s fantastic articles on the Democrat IT scandal, listed in chronological order.

  1. EXCLUSIVE: House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs Committee Members Compromised By Rogue IT Staff (Daily Caller, February 4, 2017)
  2. Congress IT Probe Suspects Had Massive Debts, Years Of Suspicious Activity (Daily Caller, Feb 7, 2017)
  3. EXCLUSIVE: House Dem IT Guys In Security Probe Secretly Took $100K In Iraqi Money (Daily Caller, Feb 20, 2017)
  4. House Dem IT Staffers Owed Money To Hezbollah-Connected Fugitive (Daily Caller, Feb 21, 2017)
  5. Pakistani Suspects In House IT Probe Received $4 Million From Dem Reps (Daily Caller, Mar 1, 2017)
  6. House Staffers In Security Probe Allegedly Kept Stepmom In ‘Captivity’ To Access Offshore Cash (Daily Caller, Mar 8, 2017)
  7. Suspect In House IT Security Probe Also Had Access To DNC Emails (Daily Caller, Mar 9, 2017)
  8. House Hacking Suspects Could Read Every Email Dozens Of Congressmen Sent And Received (Daily Caller, Mar 13, 2017)
  9. Paul Ryan: House IT Scandal Probe Getting ‘Outside’ Help (Daily Caller, Mar 15, 2017)
  10. House Democrat Dismisses Muslim Woman’s Charge Against Muslim Staffer, Citing Islamophobia (Daily Caller, Mar 28, 2017)
  11. Wasserman Schultz IT Guy Threatened Kidnappings For Cash, Court Docs Say (Daily Caller, Apr 30, 2017)
  12. Dem Operative Says To Ignore Any Evidence Linking DNC Staff To WikiLeaks (Daily Caller, May 16, 2017)
  13. House IT Aides Fear Suspects In Hill Breach Are Blackmailing Members With Their Own Data (Daily Caller, May 21, 2017)
  14. Sources: Democratic Aide Suspected Of Major Security Breach Under Government Protection In Pakistan (Daily Caller, May 22, 2017)
  15. VIDEO: Wasserman Schultz Admits Hill IT Security Violations, Blames House Administrators For Not Stopping Her | Confronts Capitol Police (Daily Caller, May 31, 2017)
  16. House Dems Hired A Fired McDonald’s Worker As Their IT Guy (Daily Caller, June 26, 2917)
  17. House Dem IT Suspects Wanted Untraceable Payments — And Sure Enough, Millions Disappeared (Daily Caller, July 5th, 2017)

Some additional Links on the Democrat IT Scandal

John Ligato (Segments 4 – 6)

  • John’s book is The Near Enemy: A John Booker Thriller and is available on Amazon.com or anywhere books are sold
  • John’s article: “Former FBI Agent: Deep State Exists and Is Trying to Bring Down Trump” (LifeZette, July 6, 2017)
  • Senate Intelligence members say they want president’s son to testify (Daily Mail, July 10, 2017)
  • ‘That is so illegal!’ Donald Trump blasts James Comey for leaking classified information to the media – as his eldest son comes under fire for meeting with Kremlin-linked lawyer (Daily Mail, July 10th, 2017)
  • British PR guru claims he facilitated the controversial meeting between Donald Trump Jr and a Russian lawyer who promised ‘dirt on Hillary’ (Daily Mail, July 10, 2017)
  • Kremlin: We know nothing about Don Jr’s meeting with a Russian lawyer – and we don’t even know who she is (Daily Mail, July 10th, 2017)

 

 

 

Obama’s Last Minute Damage | The Russians are Coming

Obama’s Last Minute Damage | The Russians are Coming

Show 7-01 Summary: Russian hacking or Obama trying to do as much damage as he can on the way out the door? Obama grabbed another 1.8 million acres in Utah and Nevada — can this be undone or is it another victory for the U.N. enviro-nazis? Plus, the Russians are coming! Did the Russians actually do any hacking or didn’t they?

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Air Dates: Jan 7 & 8, 2017 | Rep. Ken Ivory (R-UT) & Kevin Freeman

Welcome to our 2017 kickoff show as we watch President Obama packing up and getting ready to leave White House while President Trump prepares to take control.

As if to cause whatever trouble he can on the way out, in true community-organizer fashion, two big things have happened during the remaining days of Obama’s presidency.  First was his most recent land grab of over 1.3 million acres in Utah, adding to the half a billion acres he’s already taken out of state control.  And second is the last gasps of politicization of intelligence agencies as they muddle through whether Russia hacked files that may or may not have impacted on the elections.

Obama’s Land Grab

We start with Rep. Ken Ivory (R-UT) who discusses what it means to have Obama seize yet more land for the federal government, the difference of national forest status to national monument, and all the rights removed from people being able to access the land for any use.  In Oregon we know firsthand the painful reality of having so much land removed from tax rolls with some counties having no resources to pay for school funding. Over the next two weeks remaining to Obama’s powers of pen and phone, will Malheur Forest and Siskiyou Crest National forest be added to the list of national monument designations?

Russians Hacking or Not?

Putin releases the identity of the Russian hacking spies who influenced the electionWe’ll also be talking about the alleged Russian “hacking” and whether it did, in fact, influence the elections. Agencies are alleging that they have proof the Russians did hand off hacked material to WikiLeaks. We talk to Kevin Freeman about the truth of all this, as well as the politicization of our intelligence agencies and how it’s gone wild under President Obama.  This is the president whose intelligence agencies told the American public that ISIS wasn’t to be  worried about and in the weeks before the “Arab Spring” that the Muslim Brotherhood was essentially a civic organization and nothing to worry about.

We’ve watched as Obama used our spy agencies to push political agendas rather than giving us, the people, the straight scoop—or do what they were designed to do: defend the U.S. from outside attacks. Are their solutions to “de-politicizing” our intel agencies? Don’t miss the steps we need to take.

Links & Further Information

Ken Ivory (Segments 1–3)

Kevin Freeman

 

An Insider’s Peek at the Trump Effect on National Defense

An Insider’s Peek at the Trump Effect on National Defense

Show Summary: Obama has wreaked havoc on our military and military readiness — with help from Republicans. Remember that whole sequester fiasco? This week, we take a look ahead at the Trump administration and talk with a member of Trump’s National Defense Transition Team on what it will take to rebuild our military. Because while Obama has been degrading our military, China and Russia haven’t slowed down one bit.

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Air Dates: Dec 3 & 4, 2016 | Carl Higbie and Brendan Kirby

After our series of shows on what a Hillary presidency would look like, we’re now into our second show on what a Trump presidency will look like.  Last week was cybersecurity, the future battlefield for warfare with Kevin Freeman (see our archives page if you missed it) but this week is about national defense: the military and our military readiness after eight years of Obama.

This week we’ll talk with Carl Higbie, a former Navy SEAL who during two combat deployments in Iraq led the group who captured the “Butcher of Fallujah”.  Returning to the states he taught high risk situations such as close quarters combats and air operations.

America's National Defense - What challenges does Trump face as he tries to rebuild it?
America’s National Defense – What challenges does Trump face as he tries to rebuild it?

We talk to Carl about our current military readiness and what it will take for a Trump administration to get us ready. Russia and China have not slowed down one bit during Obama’s tenure, tune in to find out where we stand on combat readiness. We also dig into his thoughts on the impact of what the military budget sequester has done and how an Obama Presidency our impacted our defense systems. Carl also gives us his insights into Trump’s cabinet picks such as Secretary Flynn and expectations for him as National Security Advisor on what we’ll see now that he will be advising President Trump.

The other half of our show is with Brendan Kirby, senior political reporter for Lifezette.  Tune in to find out why Mexico may actually end up embrace Trump’s wall—could it be they may actually want to pay for the wall?   And don’t miss our discussion about the Tom Price appointment who will be dismantling Obamacare and what it will take to get the job done.

Links Mentioned During the Show

Carl Higbie Segments (1–4)

Brendan Kirby Segments (5 & 6)

Not Mentioned but Related Links

Cybersecurity in the Trump Administration

Cybersecurity in the Trump Administration

Show Summary: With cybersecurity increasingly important, America dodged a bullet when we did not elect Hillary Clinton, the FBI-certified techno-nincompoop. This week, we take a look ahead at cybersecurity in the Trump administration, the challenges and opportunities.

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Air Dates: Nov. 25 & 26, 2016 | Kevin Freeman

Did you catch that article on the Drudge Report earlier this week about how Donald Trump’s son in law, Jared Kushner, used a tremendous amount of data mining and social media analysis and lean-startup business principles to win the election—throwing out the old model of campaigning, which Hillary used. So much for that whole not having a ground game bit.

We are in a new era. So many of the NeverTrump people I spoke to thought he’d lose because the Never Trumpers  looked at things through the old way of thinking. Didn’t have a ground game. Wasn’t spending on ads. Trust the polls.

It’s like when the telephone started taking off . People’s mindset still existed around the telegraph and land stations and a host of messenger boys to relay messages. But why do that, when you can directly speak to people? And before that, why rely on the post office and the pony express that takes days for a message to get there when you can get a message there in minutes over the telegraph? Each era brings a disruptive force that makes the previous obsolete. As we go forward in the Trump administration, keep that in mind — we are in the dawn of a new era. We stand at the edge of new era, a new way how the govt operates and  business – and gets out of the way to unleash the power of business. And that’s exciting

And that brings me around to today’s topic. Technology and security is the new field of business — and the new battlefield.

Two hundred years ago, whoever controlled the waterways controlled the world. In today, some hacker 19-year-old in Brazil can without ever leaving his bedroom. ISIS. Russia. China. You name it. They can all wipe out the  equivalent of the Erie Canal. They can steal customer information, take over bank accounts. They can shut down websites or millions of lanes of traffic, steal corporate secrets, or worse, steal our national security secrets.

Now, just a few weeks ago, Obama has handed over the  controls of internet—the 21st century waterways—to foreign countries.

Fortunately, the adults have taken over. We talk with Kevin Freeman, a world-renowned expert in cybersecurity and financial terrorism. What will cybersecurity look like in the Trump Administration? Kevin should know, since he’s been advising the Trump transition team.

Tune in to get an inside look at what’s happening behind the scenes with the Trump transition team—and to hear some rather frightening capabilities of our enemies and their targets. Hint: it’s not just computers.

Links Mentioned

Related Links

  • Be sure to check out our previous shows with Kevin Freeman on the archives page

Resources to Protect Yourself and Family

  • Be sure to have a supply of food on hand, a minimum of two weeks would be best but you can buy a month’s worth or more of dehydrated food. See Wise Food Storage or My Patriot Supply for food options.
  • Water is hard to store so look to buy a water purification system (consider that you may not be able to boil water). You can find many options out there but a $16 LifeStraw could literally be a lifesaver
  • EMP Protection: one of the best things you can do to protect yourself against an EMP is to store drinking water, food, and other survival items (e.g., heating/cooking sources, and home-protection). Consider that it could take weeks at a minimum for vital systems to recover and probably years to fully recover.
  • Protecting your electronic devices… If you have no other options, or need something quick while you build a better option, an old microwave apparently can be used as a makeshift Faraday cage but it not as reliable as a true Faraday cage
  • A better option is to make a Faraday cage out of a metal trash can
  • EMP cover – this is a unique lined, multi-layer “envelope” that you can slip electronics into