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OPINION

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The number is jaw-dropping.

In the fiscal year for the U.S. government that ended in November 2021, the FBI conducted more than 278,000 warrantless searches on U.S. citizens.

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The information was unsealed in a FISA court ruling this past week.

So on average, during just that one year, the FBI was carrying out as many as 762 warrantless searches per day. That's 32 improper searches per hour. That breaks down to a new warrantless search every 2 minutes.

These numbers do not include proper searches that used warrants and carried out the usual function of the bureau.

It also does not include the 3,400,000 times the FBI searched citizens' data without warrants. That's 9,315 per day, 388 per hour, and 6.5 per minute.

So in 2021–every two minutes—the FBI conducted a physical search and 13 data searches—illegally—for the entire year.

The same agency we now know tipped off that Hillary Clinton was colluding with Russia to frame Donald Trump and did nothing about it…

The same agency that lied to the FISA court to extend search warrants to surveil people that were later vindicated and cleared…

The same agency that allowed agents to conduct extra-marital relationships (an action that violates the FBI code of conduct) and feverishly work to remove a lawfully elected President…

The same agency that has held the Hunter Biden laptop in its possession has chosen to do zero in enforcement….

The same agency that knew that one political party was attempting to smear, frame, and remove an incoming President and briefed then-President Barack Obama and then-Vice-President Joe Biden as to the plans…

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The agency laid bare utter corruption and incompetence in the Durham report…

That agency conducted over 4 million illegal searches against people in only one year.

It was quite a year for them to act this badly. 2021 was the first year of the Biden presidency, holding the reins that began weaponizing government agencies in unprecedented ways. 

Christopher Wray allowed it to happen on his watch. But it was a corrupt culture that had been instilled in the bureau for some time.

It turns out it was illegal, and our government's continual weaponizing against us rolls on.

Fixing a big problem requires someone who will smile in the face of cannon fire and spit out cannon balls like bbs. But we must get it fixed.

Now that the American equivalent of a nationwide S.S. or KGB sting has been exposed, every lawmaker's phone on capitol hill needs to be lit up this next week.

President Trump famously said in his run for re-election in 2020, "They are coming for me because I am fighting for you."

We now know he was correct.

Because the minute he left office, they illegally began coming for you every minute of every hour of every day.

The revelations within the Durham report are damning. They should be a wake-up call to people who still desire freedom. And as former national security official to multiple Presidents, KT McFarland, said on my show last week, "We now see clearly that the FBI interfered with our elections." And she should know McFarland has been harassed with warrantless searches. She documents the harassment in her book Revolution.

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Hillary Clinton donor, supporter, and voter Alan Dershowitz appeared on my show the same day and confirmed that the evidence in Durham's report proves that the modern Democratic party is ruthlessly attempting to Get Trump. (The title of his most recent book. The longtime Harvard Law professor went on to bemoan the complete takeover of the Democratic party by these new corner-cutting Marxists who are more concerned with their grasp on power than seemingly anything else.

And he's right. The modern left has no use for rules or laws; they only crave power. 

So what do they do?

They create chaos. They manipulate reality. They gaslight any who speak up. And now they spy on you, search your data, and maybe even pay you a visit in person.

And no one except President Trump has offered to do anything about it.

This is sad because anybody running for the Presidency should make the first fulfillment of their Oath of Office—to protect against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

Sadly instead, we now say, "Welcome to Amerika. Land of the not-so-free. And the home of the endless warrantless search."

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