What The New CIA Leaks Tell Us About The US Government

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Authored by Alice Salles via TheAntiMedia.org,

“The greatest danger to the State is independent intellectual criticism.” – Murray Rothbard

WikiLeaks may have finally done what many small and anti-government advocates have only dreamed of. They exposed the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for what it is: a bloated government bureaucracy that has grown much too large to be restrained.

According to the document dump released by Julian Assange’s whistleblower hub, this list of highly confidential information regarding the CIA emerged from the agency’s Center For Cyber Intelligence in Langley, revealing details on the agency’s “global covert hacking program.”

The CIA’s hacking effort has been so powerful and effective, the leaks show, that it includes the weaponization of exploits used against products such as the iPhone, Android phones, Samsung TVs, and Microsoft Windows. This means any of these devices can be used as spying mechanisms at any given time.

But perhaps most troubling is the revelation that the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal over time. That includes viruses, malware, trojans, malware remote control systems, and the previously mentioned weaponized exploits. In so many words, this means the U.S. government has handed over the key to the most intimate secrets of every single one of us to anyone with access to these lost tools. By allowing the CIA to grow so absolutely powerful, we also allowed the agency to be absolutely careless with our own lives.

What have we learned from this? That regardless of how detached we may seem from politics, its influence and power grows as we refrain from restricting it — even if most of those involved aren’t quite aware of the mechanisms that allow for this expansion.

The Government Is The Ultimate Monopoly And That’s Why The CIA Is So Powerful

As Austrian economist Murray Rothbard wrote in his pivotal essay, “Anatomy of the State,” the government is entirely wired to be “that organization in society which attempts to maintain a monopoly of the use of force and violence in a given territorial area.” This is not because there’s a conspiracy to ensure every subject lives solely to serve the state, but because government has no moral legitimacy.

In other words, government is only powerful because we, the individuals, have allowed it to have sole guardianship over our property — including self-ownership — and freedoms.

Once government has total control over every basic aspect of our lives, those within government see no boundaries. Why? Because the burden of self-censorship or even personal responsibility doesn’t lie with the individual any longer. Once the government employee crosses over, stepping into a world where he’s protected by an invisible authority, he is no longer a person who is led by the same morals that guided him before he assumed this position — he’s now a bureaucrat. And as such, he now knows he will no longer have to be accountable for his actions.

What does that have to do with the latest revelations on the CIA? When a lack of personal responsibility meets the always ravaging needs of the monopolistic State, the individual loses any sovereignty he has over his own life. The government worker becomes a thirsty member of the State, always looking for ways to undermine freedom while the so-called private individual becomes just another government enabler under its control.

The CIA has been careless with the tools it uses to spy on all of us, and whether or not we are guilty of committing crimes, it is clear that it has been equally careless with what it’s extracted from us over the years. This invites abuse from inside, which is what we saw happening within the National Security Agency (NSA) after Edward Snowden revealed the massive spying program sweeping our personal data (while also giving malicious elements outside of the CIA the same access to our personal communications).

We only have ourselves to blame for how out of control the CIA has become, and that’s because we have forgotten — or perhaps never known — that the government’s monopoly over our lives is granted, not warranted. Will the CIA leaks be the straw that broke the camel’s back?

Somehow, I highly doubt it.

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Giant Meteor's picture

Christ slow down man, we're still on the Clinton thread ..

 In summation ..

"Will the CIA leaks be the straw that broke the camel’s back? Somehow, I highly doubt it."

Good hunch there.

 

Audio Feeline's picture
Audio Feeline (not verified) xythras Mar 18, 2017 8:53 PM

Fist Lady is one HOT mama !!!

And wearing that red outfit, damn boy, you just made my missus happy and she doesn't know it yet.

kavlar's picture

"The GREATEST DANGER to the state is..."

Endless Wars against imaginary enemies created by the State.

http://biblicisminstitute.wordpress.com/2015/06/25/imperial-warmongering/

Mano-A-Mano's picture
Mano-A-Mano (not verified) kavlar Mar 18, 2017 8:56 PM

Actually created by the state for IsraHell.

techies-r-us's picture
techies-r-us (not verified) Mano-A-Mano Mar 18, 2017 8:57 PM

That shitty country will drive America to ruin.

nmewn's picture

You got one moar ID...use it! ;-)

Luc X. Ifer's picture

Exactly same principle of justifying reasoning the former East European Soviet satellite governments used to cling to power, like the american ruling aristocracy copied word by word the translations of the political propaganda manuals of that time.

Chupacabra-322's picture

An example of "Independent Intellectual Criticism."

Dear Pure Evil Criminal Psychopaths at the CIA,

The fact that we all have to worry about the CIA killing a sitting President simply because the man puts America first, really says it all.

The Agency is Cancer. Why are we even waiting for them to kill another one of our people to act? There should be no question about the CIA's future in the US.

Dissolved & dishonored. Its members locked away or punished for Treason. Their reputation is so bad and has been for so long, that the fact that you joined them should be enough to justify arrest and Execution for Treason, Crimes Against Humanity & Crimes Against The American People.

Signed,

The Amercain People.

Ignatius's picture

CIA expert Douglas Valentine's latest interview with Bonnie Faulkner - The Deep State as Fake News:

http://noliesradio.org/archives/127556

"There is no 'deep state' or 'fake news,' there's just things you don't know." -- Douglas Valentine

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hope_talk (not verified) Ignatius Mar 19, 2017 5:47 AM

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TruthHunter's picture

You guys work for the real enemy. Th Jews are dupes just like you. Take a closer look at the connections between the Jesuits and the Intell community.

RightLineBacker's picture

100% Class Act & "Red" Hot.

Makes one even more proud to be an American.

All aboard the Trump Train!

MAGA

Anonymous_Beneficiary's picture

All about the Trump Train! Straight to Dachau!

Paper Mache's picture

WHAT? Oh I see... your delicate feelings have been hurt because you didn't even win a prize for voting.  MAGA 

GUS100CORRINA's picture

The behavior and practices of the IC has vindicated every script in all the movies below. In fact, we probably have enough additional information from recent leaks to create a few more movies that go way beyond the ones below.

"Three Days of the Condor" starring Robert Redford

"Enemy of the State" starring Gene Hackman and Will Smith

"The Bourne Identity" starring Matt Damon

Need I list more?

Having a moral foundation is so important. America over the last 100 years has slowly lost its moral anchors.

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Robert WinthropSpeaker of the U. S. House,  "Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled either by a power within them or by a power without them; either by the Word of God or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible or by the bayonet."

Chupacabra-322's picture

Vindicated the scripts? Buddy, the CIA is in Bed with Hollywood. Who do you think provides the scritp ideas, fancy gadgets & creative input into most films. Yep, you guessed it.

That along with the MIC. Wasn't the Jessica Lynch rescue produced by Michael Bay?

runnymede's picture

Giant Meteor: Please hurry up and get here. 

When you enter the atmosphere, please break up into several pieces and land directly on Langley, Davos, Squid HQ, Brussels, DC when congress is in session, the whole middle east, Hollywood, every masonic lodge, all Federal Reserve buildings, Matt Damon, Cher, Patrick Stewart, UC Davis and Berkeley, Duke, AAPL, Freddie Mae, Blankfein, Dimon, Staad, Bill Maher, MDB, Falklands (sorry BritBob), Lolita Island (when in session), Schumer, pedophiles, rapists, that dick down at the DMV,  Zuckerberg, E. Musk, anyone that had anything to do with windows 10, and for the love of all that is holy on God's green earth Gyorgi Soros. We promise the clean up the mess. So, no dilly-dallying with your comet concubines in route---we're in a bit of a spot here. 

In a show of gratitude you'll get a gratis subscription to Phoenix Capital's newsletters, and the only investment advice you'll ever need---BTFD

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TheReplacement's picture

Absolutely brilliant!

However you forgot a particular banker family, the City of London (unless that is squid HQ to you, then add NYC) and a ranch in Texas.

Too bad about Britbob though.  I liked his tenacity.  Omelets, broken eggs, and such things.

DuneCreature's picture

That post is a keeper.

Might even get it framed.

Live Hard, "Bit Of A Spot" Might Need An Adjective But I Don't Tamper With Works Of Art, Die Free

~ DC v5.0

Excursionist's picture

Oh come on!  You pulled MDB into that lot?  He / she is a brilliant addition to the mix around here.

runnymede's picture

MDB is sort of an either/or proposition. An antagonism savant. Kind of like Maher.

+1 though for the tip that (they) is self-identifying as gender fluid, so either/or/both might be better said.

I'll file an addendum with the meteor that he is free to rely on his own discretion to include/spare MDB or substitute Maurice Greenberg, but I can't promise anything. 

 

 

11b40's picture

Plus 10 for the subscription!
Your post is like watching Blazing Saddles. Need to read it twice to get all the neuanc, which in this case can only be fully appreciated by regular lurkers of the comments section.
Thanks.

BingoBoggins's picture

Another beautiful start to the weekend. Trolled four or five comment threads, one in its entirety, but read *none* of the articles.

BingoBoggins's picture

I treat each downvote as another "red pill".

Now, go git 'em, Tiger.

skbull44's picture

True anarchy (voluntary associations) may be our only true solution.

HRH Feant's picture
HRH Feant (not verified) skbull44 Mar 18, 2017 8:47 PM

Yes.

HRH Feant's picture
HRH Feant (not verified) Mar 18, 2017 8:46 PM

If you have not read this, read it: https://westernrifleshooters.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/what-i-saw-at-the-...

And then read this: http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/full-spectrum-operations-in-the-hom...“vision”-of-the-future

Anyone that thinks they are going to come out of this BS without a scratch has their head up their ass.

I am long on lead and scopes. The ultimate equalizer. Government pussies need to pucker up. Shit is going to get hot. We are the many, you are the few. Fuck off and die.

NidStyles's picture

You're a joke, and ashitty commie at that.

 

Any of you could be eliminated without firing a shot, and without even approaching you.

HRH Feant's picture
HRH Feant (not verified) NidStyles Mar 18, 2017 10:48 PM

Calling me a commie? LMFAO.

Where ya been, boy? Fapping?

I start of a lot of my comments with this: I hate communists. I can't stand fucking communists. Never liked them, never will.

So I find it very amusing that you are calling me a commie!

Hahahahahahahaha. Get up to speed troll. And stop fapping. It can make you go blind.

BingoBoggins's picture

And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened after war

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

blindman's picture

an intelligent and aware human mind is
goddamn threatening to all stupidity and
organized scams; criminal they may say.
a destructive force in the hierarchy and
organization of power. frightening, no?
certainly.

jamesmmu's picture

WIKILEAKS Calls Out Tech Companies Who Have Not Responded To Their Offer To Help Against CIA ATTACKS

 

http://investmentwatchblog.com/wikileaks-calls-out-tech-companies-who-ha...

blindman's picture

but the cia doesn't even work for the 'government'.
it works for the international banking system.
is that the government? oh, never mind.....

samsara's picture

Black bag ops for the globalists

mary mary's picture

Good article.  Thanks.

VWAndy's picture

 It may take some time but eventually these tools will get into the right hands. Oh the ways things will change when that happens.

BrutusTheBomber's picture

This world is fucked.

Normalcy Bias is too strong for the women and younger people to actively challenge the status quo.

We're going all the way to the bottom with this one Fellas. Hate to say it but it's 100% true.

This world is driven by pussy, if pussy wants to Snapchat, then we Snapchat. If pussy wants us to fight then we fight. Pussy is in the Snapchating mood right now, so that's what is dicks are doing.

If mud huts become what gets pussy, tomorrow, then there will be a run on mud pits. The economy will collapse within a week, money will be worthless, and Ferrari will be out of business. 

This world is run by pussy, period. Prove me wrong. It all goes back to pussy. Why do we all try to get rich? Why do we all try to smell good? Why do we want a nice house? You don't want that stuff for yourself, you want it because you want to make you piece of pussy happy. The better the peacocking you do the better your piece of pussy you get. Melania?...... Comes to mind.

Trucker Glock's picture

My buddy's ex-girlfriend gets Snapchat pics from her friends.  Pics of their poop.  Kinda weird.

blindman's picture

what could be more important to her circle
of friends? what if there is blood and shit?

RightLineBacker's picture

Like Trump said to Billy.

Better grab some while the grabbing is good...

s/

Farqued Up's picture

My buddy's wife came by for money for shopping. He asked her why she needed money, she said blah, blah, blah. No, not the point of the question, you shouldn't need any money, you don't smoke, you don't drink and you have YOUR OWN PUSSY.

Brutus, you may have it figured out, ever notice how beautiful women will go with a peacock without any feathers if he has money or power? Jackie O is a classic and there are legions of others.

Cabreado's picture

How 'bout a focus on a thoroughly corrupt and defunct Congress?

Not sexy enough yet, eh?

A legitimate Congress could shut down the CIA in a relative instant.
Oh, and, the Fed, too.

 

jmcwala's picture

Congress should reformulate the role and powers of the judiciary. Rush is right-there's a constitutional crisis brewing.

TheReplacement's picture

Rush is wrong.  That ship sailed a long time ago.  A repression and civil war (not necessarily in that order) are brewing.

Trucker Glock's picture

CIA gonna drone Wikileaks

HSolo's picture

Great commentary, glad I found this site!  Right on, thought many of the details on Wiki has been known for years, you can use bluetooth to listen in, the ability to record all conversatios, your camera is not safe, and I think its called emissions they can tell what's on your computer using a phone, its been known for years. When Bush signed that bill 15 or more years ago to spy on citizens, mom went out of her mind on this and she never used the phone, she could not believe it.  Now I know why she was so mad.  What's disgraceful they are using it against citizens, people who pay our bills, who take their hats off and recite the pledge of allegience at baseball games, and presidential candidates. YIKES