Muhammad Ali Frazier, FBI, Cointelpro discussed on The Charlie Kirk Show

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Coin TEL pro. What is that? COINTELPRO was a series of FBI projects that were covert and honestly illegal projects conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. Aimed at surveilling infiltrating discrediting and disrupting domestic American political organizations. COINTELPRO went from 1956 to 1971. And some of their targets were the Nation of Islam was Martin Luther King Jr.'s organization, the southern pastor leadership conference or whatever the name was. And the only reason we ever learned about COINTELPRO. The only reason we were able ever able to get to the bottom of pros, operations. Was not because of some cross examination from Congress, was not because of a lawsuit. It was about something that I don't support, which was breaking and entering into a federal building. So during the famous Muhammad Ali Frazier fight, which was one of the most watched sporting events to date, on March 8th, 1971, a group of activists broke into the small two man office at the Federal Bureau of Investigation in media, Pennsylvania. They stole more than 1000 FBI documents that revealed years of systematic wiretapping, infiltration and media manipulation designed to suppress dissent. The citizens commissioned to investigate the Federal Bureau of Investigation. As the group called itself, forced its way in at night with a crowbar while much of the country was watching the Muhammad Ali Frazier fight. When agents arrived for work the next morning, they found the cabinets virtually empty virtually emptied, within a few weeks the documents began to show up, mailed anonymously in Manila envelopes with no return address newsrooms of major American newspapers. From that point forward after 1971, COINTELPRO was sunsetted and the government, the federal government's effort to wiretap an infiltrate American political organizations seemingly stopped. There's a lot to learn from that. The first of which is, why do so few people know about COINTELPRO and the fact that our own government was involved in that? Why is that kind of a fringe thing? It's verifiable. Secondly, isn't it interesting how the reporters who then received that stolen information from the government were never investigated or never had their doors kicked down? You see, let's start with this number one takeaway. What would be The Pentagon papers? Whether it be the Panama papers, whether it be Donald Trump's tax returns, journalists that receive information that might have been illegally obtained and in a publicized it has always been protected by the First Amendment. Press freedom. And anyone is a journalist. You see some people who are journalists think that they have gone through some form of a sacred Catholic Church sacrament. You see in the Catholic Church, I'm not a Catholic, but I know this. One of the sacraments is the sacrament of initiation. The point is that you are not a priest before that, but then you become a priest. Journalists think that they are in the same sort of protected class that anyone else can't be there. Every single human being can be a journalist and you have the press freedom that The New York Times or The Washington Post enjoys. So why is it that James O'Keeffe, who decided not to publish? Who tried to hand it over to law enforcement? Try to do the right thing. Was criminalized in the sense he had his door kicked down, his phone confiscated, put himself in handcuffs at 6 o'clock in the morning because he even encountered a stolen diary. Let me ask you the most obvious question. If The New York Times received Donald Trump Jr.'s diary that was stolen on a hunting trip, do you think The New York Times would have published it? If The New York Times would have received. Eric Trump's diary. If The New York Times would have received Ivanka Trump's diary. Do you think they would have published it? Of course, and they would have said it's press freedom. They'd get a Pulitzer Prize for it. James O'Keefe, from project veritas, has been targeted by this regime in an unprecedented fashion. His door kicked in his device's confiscated, and now while all of that is happening, why don't Senate Republicans realize the significance and the incredible aggressive nature of what our government is tasking. Right now, as I do this broadcast. There are Senate Republicans that are on their way to assigning ceremony for an infrastructure package to celebrate a long Joe Biden. There are Republican senators right now that are in transit to go celebrate with Joe Biden and gland, glad hand, The White House, while journalists that call out Joe Biden are having their phones confiscated, and their doors kicked in. This regime isn't playing around. They're unpopular, they're messing up the country, but on Friday evening? The Department of Justice, just announced. Criminal charges against Steve Bannon for contempt of Congress. Now, contempt of Congress is something that is not necessarily new. Remember when Eric holder was held in contempt of Congress? Why is it that Eric holder back in 2012 was held in contempt of Congress as the attorney general of the United States? And he was never prosecuted or had criminal prosecution against him. A federal grand jury indicted former Trump adviser Steve Bannon for contempt of Congress over the January 6th commission and his relationship with that. Same could be said for Lois learner or Eric holder was never indicted. I mean, he was held in contempt by Congress never indicted by the Department of Justice, obviously. And so this regime is accelerating. They are trying to take a certain chess pieces off the board. As quickly as possible, mainly, James O'Keeffe and Steve Bannon. Steve Bannon, a private citizen is being held to a higher standard than Eric holder, who is the attorney general of the United States. Who decided not to testify in front of Congress now you might say, Charlie, what was Eric holder? What was the big situation around? Now we have a lot of young listeners a lot. We have listeners get this that were, let me think about this. They were like 7 years old. When this story was happening. Fast & Furious. Fast & Furious was a gun running operation that was done by the Biden by the Obama administration to arm cartels.

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