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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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Listen anywhere! All stations stream live!

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11a – noon: KLBM 1450AM (Union County) | Direct Link to KLBM Live Stream
11a – noon: KBKR 1490AM (Baker County) | Direct Link to SuperTalk Live Stream
7p – 8p: KWRO 630AM (Oregon Coast & Southeastern Oregon) | Direct Link to KWRO Live Stream

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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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  • 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)