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2018-02-03 Home Front: Politix
Why I Am Leaving the F.B.I.
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Posted by Frank G 2018-02-03 17:32|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6473 views ]  Top

#1 Lament of the faithful Praetorian?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-02-03 17:55||   2018-02-03 17:55|| Front Page Top

#2 F.B.I. agents are dogged people who do not care about the direction of political winds.

Seems like this assumption can no longer be taken as granted.
Posted by Iblis 2018-02-03 18:03||   2018-02-03 18:03|| Front Page Top

#3 From the NY Times. This rat is a deep state Mueller rat.
Posted by Unart Glusong4283 2018-02-03 18:11||   2018-02-03 18:11|| Front Page Top

#4 Just another asshole who believes he and his agency are not to be questioned or scrutinized, that they are above criticism and accountability. I hope a few thousand other badge-toting assholes join his ass in the unemployment lines. Get the fuck out, hope the door leaves a permanent mark on your ass and good fucking riddance.
Posted by Raj 2018-02-03 18:22||   2018-02-03 18:22|| Front Page Top

#5 More likely he looked at his future with the F.B.I and realized he wasn't going to be promoted much higher then his existing pay grade.
Posted by Chantry 2018-02-03 19:36||   2018-02-03 19:36|| Front Page Top

#6 This reads like the sanctimonious ass-covering of someone bailing out before he is swept up in the coming storm. But Brutus is an honorable man, right?

But every statement of fact included in an affidavit for foreign intelligence collection must withstand the scrutiny of at least 10 people in the Department of Justice hierarchy before it is reviewed by an independent court.

A bit of a tautology there, my friend. And not at all a convincing argument.

to succeed in their work, they need public backing.

True. Pity your co-workers didn't worry about that before they decided it was their duty to affect the election. Of course, if Hillary had won as planned, everything would have been swept under the rug and no one would be the wiser.

In my mind, the worst part of the Obama years wasn't the steady stream of Obama-nonsense, but the fact that American institutions once regarded as impartial, institutions like the IRS, the FBI and the DoJ, were subverted for political ends and have lost the trust of half the population. Hell of a way to run a country.
Posted by SteveS 2018-02-03 20:02||   2018-02-03 20:02|| Front Page Top

#7 What i'm getting is: (1)well, one less and (2) he'll probably run for DA somewhere based on his FBI time
Posted by ed in texas 2018-02-03 21:01||   2018-02-03 21:01|| Front Page Top

#8 I high school classmate of mine is a long retired FBI Special Agent. He is sickened by what has happened to the Bureau. It is not the fact that all these revelations are coming out and damaging the reputation. It is that these things HAPPENED and damaged the reputation.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2018-02-03 21:10||   2018-02-03 21:10|| Front Page Top

#9 Author cred: "Josh Campbell (@joshscampbell) is a former supervisory special agent with the F.B.I. who served as a counterterrorism investigator and special assistant to the bureau’s director."

So, he was, like,"connected" to management?
Posted by Anomalous Sources 2018-02-03 21:17||   2018-02-03 21:17|| Front Page Top

#10 Yep -- this isn't a rank-and-file officer who came up from the bottom, but a guy who, with just 10 years, was a "special assistant" to the big cheese.

Connected, by birth or school or red diaper.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2018-02-03 21:46||   2018-02-03 21:46|| Front Page Top

#11 Don't let the door hit you on the ass on the way out.

I think there *are* good agents out there. Once who take their oath seriously. But this guy isn't one of them.
Posted by CrazyFool 2018-02-03 23:50||   2018-02-03 23:50|| Front Page Top

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