Trump’s DOJ Spied on Journalists and Members of Congress

This was no surprise. Turns out, the Department of Justice under Bill Barr spied on the media and Congress. It came as no surprise since authoritarian regimes use the power of the state to go after enemies. Whether they are real or perceived is beside the point. These are enemies that need to be brought to heel because any authoritarian regime does not tolerate dissent.

Are we reaching the bottom of the barrel? No.

As Congressman Eric Swalwell put it very well on CNN, there is an ongoing effort to bring…

--

--

--

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

New paramedic unit starts March 1 Shawnee News Star

President’s Day Protest and Whitesplaining

Proportional Representation: A Solution to Political Tension in the United States

If We Were Ready For War, We Wouldn’t Have A Supply Chain Problem

“A Well Regulated Militia”: Implementing a Gun Control Plan in the Spirit of the Constitution

Could crowdsourcing expertise be the future of government?

4 Ways the Drug War Harms National Security

Where should I visit next in #LD36?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Nadin Brzezinski

Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game.

More from Medium

Maus, Whoopi Goldberg, Book Burnings and J6

‘Tik-Tok’ War Gets Its First Deepfake

Volodymyr Zelenskyy is More Churchillian Than Boris Johnson

Vladimir Putin Against the World

Portrait by George W. Bush