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Congress Is Being Blackmailed?

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posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:18 AM
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What if Congress is being blackmailed? Wouldn't it explain a lot of what has been happening?

We've recently learned about 260 settlements entered into by the congress over various allegations of misconduct. Enter Imran Awan, a Pakistani-American IT worker that had access to congressional servers without authorization, an indication that they “could be reading and/or removing information”.

What if the information in the settlements was sold to "others" in order to blackmail members of Congress?

This 2 minute long video asks the question way more eloquently than I.


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posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:24 AM
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originally posted by: Iamonlyhuman
What if Congress is being blackmailed?


I would give zero effs.

The greatest schadenfreude one can experience is to watch the weasely jack wagons of Congress twist and squirm when the rules that apply to private citizens are suddenly thrust upon them. They are unable to self-police and any exposure they receive owing to their odious behavior is the welcome sunshine vaporizing the mildew-caked existence of these human mushrooms.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:27 AM
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They are being blackmailed with reduction of campaign contributions. If they do not do what the donors want, they do not get moocho money to fund their candidates.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:29 AM
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a reply to: Iamonlyhuman

It is blatantly obvious that his is precisely what has been happening.

George Webb has been putting Imran and CO on notice for at least 6 months.

The settlements are barely the tip of the iceberg and is helping the masses wake up to exactly who their "elected" officials are.

S&F




posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:29 AM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

I couldn't agree more. But, the halls of congress are known for their blackout curtains. Will redecorating ever happen?



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:31 AM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

I think you are missing the point.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:34 AM
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originally posted by: elementalgrove
a reply to: Iamonlyhuman

It is blatantly obvious that his is precisely what has been happening.

George Webb has been putting Imran and CO on notice for at least 6 months.

The settlements are barely the tip of the iceberg and is helping the masses wake up to exactly who their "elected" officials are.

S&F



Do you think that all of the sexual harrassment acusations in the news are a slow drip of what's to come? I do. For the first time in a long time, I honestly think there may be some good people at work trying to bring some of this out into the light.


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posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:39 AM
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a reply to: Iamonlyhuman

In terms of probability, i think it is likely that a large percentage of them are either being blackmailed, or threatened into subservience. Anyone who studies history knows, It has always been the game. For the last 5-10 years, most people have been / are under the impression that their online activities are private, but some of us know that is just not the case. Any one who has been operating under this assumption, including our elected officials and representatives, are far more vulnerable than they would've ever believed.

It would certainly explain why so many very unpopular pieces of legislation have been passed in the last decade.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:43 AM
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a reply to: Iamonlyhuman

I think what we're seeing is the initial drip that leads to the dam breaking.

Another good question is why now? Why in trumps administration?

If you look at all of the people who would commonly be perceived as on "Hillary Clinton's side", they seem to be taking the brunt of these accusations.

It seems to me that this is a war between two competing elite factions. A Civil War within The echelons of our represented officials.
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posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:46 AM
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a reply to: Iamonlyhuman

I wouldn't go so far as to say that it's the good people versus the bad people. Just two ( or possibly more ) competing factions.
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posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:53 AM
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originally posted by: Woodcarver
I think you are missing the point.


The point that unfriendly nations/governments may have that info? Good, I don't care how it comes out.

Congress operates on rules that would land every private citizen in prison if they participated in the same activities.




edit on 25-11-2017 by AugustusMasonicus because: Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:54 AM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

How dare you!!


I love mushrooms.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 09:58 AM
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a reply to: JinMI


They are like a combination of a death cap and black mold.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 10:02 AM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: Iamonlyhuman
What if Congress is being blackmailed?


I would give zero effs.

The greatest schadenfreude one can experience is to watch the weasely jack wagons of Congress twist and squirm when the rules that apply to private citizens are suddenly thrust upon them. They are unable to self-police and any exposure they receive owing to their odious behavior is the welcome sunshine vaporizing the mildew-caked existence of these human mushrooms.



Dude that was poetry.




posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 10:03 AM
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a reply to: denybedoomed


Congress brings out the best/worst in me.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 10:11 AM
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Clearly they are blackmailing eachother.

A-holes.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 10:15 AM
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originally posted by: rickymouse
They are being blackmailed with reduction of campaign contributions. If they do not do what the donors want, they do not get moocho money to fund their candidates.



Corporate campaign money is the deciding factor in winning congressional elections. The slimey side of capitalism.

Influence pedaling is big business....

and until there is legislation on campaign financing....we're SOL. and there will never be limits put on campaigning...free speech issues.
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posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 10:15 AM
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a reply to: Iamonlyhuman

There are enough honest congressmen and women to fill a phone booth. I kid, there'd be room left over in the phone booth for the Rockettes and me.

Everyone else should get stung by a jellyfish.



posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 10:18 AM
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Funny all that just put up just disappeared
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posted on Nov, 25 2017 @ 10:27 AM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus


The greatest schadenfreude one can experience is to watch the weasely jack wagons of Congress twist and squirm when the rules that apply to private citizens are suddenly thrust upon them. They are unable to self-police and any exposure they receive owing to their odious behavior is the welcome sunshine vaporizing the mildew-caked existence of these human mushrooms.


Wassa jack wagon? is it an unactionable action that is a bit naughty.




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