Diana West joins Jan Jekielek on American Thought Leaders. West, author of the excellent and easy-to-read book, The Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy says, “America is known for the peaceful transition of power.

“Normally, when one party goes out of power, the other party comes in and the one that’s out of power starts to build their campaign for next time and the power will change every two to four years, six years, eight years at the most but the pendulum swings and normally, these kinds of people will just wait till next time.

“[This time], we didn’t see that. We saw all kinds of plotting going on that we were learning about, all kinds of just absolutely terrifying uses of our security agencies, the FBI, the CIA and so on. I wondered who are these people? Why are they doing this? Why are they risking everything?

“Because, of course, if they are caught – and you know this is still an open question – if they are caught, they can lose everything, including their freedom, including, certainly their pensions, including their reputations.

“So, what was driving them? This was not normal American behavior and this becomes a very difficult question to answer, when you’re looking at career public officials, people who have tremendous résumés. They head the FBI, they head the CIA, they work in the Justice Department…”

It was when West looked into the background of Nellie Ohr, wife of Bruce Ohr, at that time the #3 most powerful person at the DOJ, that she discovered that Nellie was not just a Russia expert but a great admirer of Josef Stalin, with the theme of her academic writings primarily focused on the justification of Stalin’s mass-murder of his people (!)

Nellie Ohr worked at the opposition research firm, Fusion GPS, which was contracted by Hillary Clinton’s campaign to produce the the “Pee-Pee Dossier”, also known as the “[Christopher] Steele Dossier”, which was full of salacious and false claims about Trump that amounted to a massive false smear.

West found that other key figures involved in the ongoing rolling coup against Trump; namely, Christopher Steele, James Comey and John Brennan had all been radical Communist and Socialist activists, who proceeded to gain employment at the top intelligence agencies of their countries, which is ironic, considering that the primary mandate of these institutions throughout the 20th century was to fight Soviet Communism!

Steele was hired by MI6 during the height of the Cold War, despite his well-known Hard Left political positions and John Brennan was hired by the CIA in 1980, just a few years after he’d voted in the 1976 presidential election for the Communist candidate, Gus Hall.

James Comey has openly admitted to having been a Communist while at college and he was such a great admirer of Socialist theologian, Reinhold Niebuhr that he even named his secret Twitter account after him until this became publicly known in 2017.

West says that what has since come out about the abuse of the security state by these officers and their disdain for the people, the democratic process and against the duly elected officials carrying out their constitutional responsibilities, it becomes important to understand the beliefs they hold and what animates them to go into public life to begin with and then later to say that there were “17 errors” made in the filing of Carter Page’s FISA warrants.

“How dumb do they think we are?” she asks.

“What drove them to spend their careers in the corridors of power?…It’s very fair to say they are not there upholding their Constitutional Oaths and in fact, they are trashing them and when you actually look at some of the very cold, I would say Marxist beliefs behind these people that seem to animate them, they are deceiving us as to who they really are and they are trying to enact their own visions of what the polity should be, irrespective of these Oaths and and irrespective of the people’s will and the arrogance on display is really only one of the manifestations of this.

“It’s certainly something most people can see. Most people have noticed this about James Comey, for example, on both sides but what does this speak to and this on-fire, True Believer [thing of] bringing “love and justice”, as defined by Reinhold Niebuhr, which comes out of a very Marxist bent – doing “love and justice” on the people, which requires coercion by the state – and it’s frightening, because these are the kinds of people who are not reined-in by a traditional kind of morality…they are unleashed by their immorality and it’s scary when they have the levers of power.

“This aspect of their lives is something that the media in particular and politicians shy away from. They really don’t want to go there.”

Diana West is really smart and she delivers many very fascinating insights in this interview.

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  • Who gave the orders to hire Steele, Brennen, and comey at their respective gov agencies, who in those agencies has the power and influence to hire people with such questionable backgrounds and to not have them properly vetted which would expose their sordid past. People like this don’t get hired accidently. I believe this was by design.

  • Read your thread on Diana West’s article: How Communist Ideology Infiltrated America’s Security. While it does address “some” of our nations problems, there is a spiritual side to all of this human corruption that is included. Please read the Book review by Terry James, reviewing Thomas Horn’s book: Shadowland it answers many questions better than I could relay adequately.

  • Hi Diana,
    Just read your article: How Communist Ideology Infiltrated America’s Security Agencies and Fueled Spygate. I find your article accurate as far as the corrupt human element. Coincidentally, right after I read your article, I read this from a reviewer that was reviewing a book that is due to come out in march of this new year by Thomas Horn titled: Shadowland :: Book review by Terry James. Please, please read this short
    Review: From Jeffrey Epstein to the Clintons, from Obama and Biden to the Occult Elite:
    Exposing the Deep-State Actors at War with Christianity, Donald Trump, and America’s Destiny
    By Dr. Thomas R. Horn
    Book review by Terry James
    My friend Tom Horn indeed pushed my fascination button with his latest book. It is one of only two books I’ve personally explored that gets into most all of the evil, clandestine crevices of what this nation has endured for more than three years.
    I refer to the never-ending lies and innuendo hurled at the candidate, then the president-elect, and finally, the president—Donald J. Trump.
    To the discerning observer from the biblically prophetic perspective, the absolute hatred and rage goes far beyond political, ideological differences. It is all out-war waged by human, reprobate-thinking pawns driven by the “powers and principalities” of Ephesians 6:12: “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.”
    It is as if these “rulers in high places” have driven the human, anti-God forces into thinking totally contrary to human reason. Certainly, it is thinking that is in opposition to the Creator of humankind’s instruction book for godly comportment—the Bible.
    Because those who call themselves “the Resistance” openly declare God’s rules for living to be intolerance and even hate, Heaven has turned them over to a reprobate mind.
    The Apostle Paul wrote under the Inspiration of the Holy Spirit about those who reach this level of rebellion: “And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient” (Romans 1:28).
    SHADOWLAND by Dr. Thomas R. Horn is the book for the reader who desires to know the real reasons for the seeming insanity and warfare waged by the “Resistant” political party and mainstream news and entertainment media.
    The foreword is presented by Robert L. Maginnis, a West Point graduate and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who now serves as a senior Pentagon analyst. He is a frequent contributor to Fox News and Fox Business programs.

    Col. Maginnis says, in part, the following about this masterful work by Dr. Horn.
    Shadowland explodes those occult influences hidden especially within Washington’s deep state, our morally lost culture as well as thanks to the “leadership” of the progressive political movement that is determined to seize the reins of America through their nefarious, evil ways.
    That’s why I’m both excited about Tom’s new work, but also sobered—and, frankly, frightened because if the current direction of America isn’t quickly reversed, all hope is lost. Shadowland addresses true, although shocking accounts of real elites and actual tragic events we’ve all heard about in the nightly news that reflect just how far America has fallen, especially in the last couple decades. Tom provides us a new perspective on how this rampant evil could lead to America’s demise, a pleasing outcome for the world’s dark forces.…
    Shadowland comes onto the scene just as Americans voters begin to focus on the critical 2020 presidential election to decide which road to take into the future. It’s an open-eyed primer to help especially spiritually aware Christians to understand just what’s at stake and it lifts the veil on the future to reveal America’s possible demise shedding light on whether this once great nation can reverse course and be relevant at the not too distant prophetic end time.
    SHADOWLAND gets to the very bottom of the intrigues of the “swamp,” to be sure. And it is indeed dark, putrefied muck. But, Tom knows the ultimate outcome of all the end-times machinations prophesied to be faced by those alive as Christ’s return nears. He knows the end of these things, because he knows the coming King of all Kings. He knows Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior –the heavenly Bridegroom who will soon take His Bride out of harm’s way to mansions He has prepared for those who are believers.
    This is a book for these troubling though exciting times so near that glorious moment!


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