William Barr Is A Deep State Hack And Coverup Artist

BY Herschel Smith
3 years, 4 months ago

It appears that Trump has finally let Barr go.  Too bad he ever hired him in the first place.  I said back when Barr was hired that he was deep state and couldn’t be trusted except to do everything in his power to undermine the administration.

Barr will (rightly) always be remembered for his role in Ruby Ridge and the AWB.

Barr was in charge of the Justice Department during Ruby Ridge, and he knew what was going on.

Barr stated, under oath, that his chief gun priority would be the Ruby Ridge-like gun confiscation orders (sugar-coated as “red flag laws”).

You may remember that Barr’s federal agents descended on Randy Weaver’s Idaho compound in August, 1992, and (1) shot weaver in the back; (2) shot Weaver’s wife Vicki to death, while she was holding her infant son; (3) shot Weaver’s 14 year-old son to death; and (4) shot Weaver’s dog.

Courts subsequently largely exonerated Weaver, while excoriating the FBI and the Department of Justice. And, although then-Attorney General William Barr claimed to know nothing about the Ruby Ridge fiasco, a 1995 Washington Post article reported that there were 20 high-level DOJ calls about Weaver in the 24 hours preceding the murder of his wife — and two of them directly involved Barr.

After that, Barr spent huge amounts of pro bono time trying to get exoneration for the FBI sniper who shot Vicki Weaver to death. He pushed for immunity from prosecution, organized letters on his behalf, and framed arguments before the trial and appeals courts.

But long before Ruby Ridge, Barr’s hatred for the Second Amendment was clear.

Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991, Barr pushed the gun control “grand bargain” which, two years later under Clinton, was to become the biggest blow to the Second Amendment since the passage of the 1968 Gun Control Act.

Said Barr: “On the assault weapon front, the proposal before us is the DeConcini amendment. And I think … I would support both the Brady Bill waiting period and the DeConcini [semi-auto ban] amendment, provided that they were parts of a broader and more comprehensive crime bill that included … very tough provisions on the use of firearms in crimes and illegal purchase and trading in firearms…”

In addition to endorsing the Brady Bill and the semi-auto ban, Barr went on to support the magazine ban by saying: “I would prefer a limitation on the clip [sic] size.”

[ … ]

Sadly, Barr, under oath, committed that his chief gun objective would be the most insidious aspect of the Bloomberg agenda: gun confiscation orders.

Said Barr: “I also think we need to push along the ERPO’s [Gun Confiscation Orders], so we have red flag laws to supplement the use of the background check…This is the single most important think I think we can do in the gun control area to stop these massacres from happening in the first place.”

If anyone doesn’t know what Bloomberg’s gun confiscation orders involve, police or an angry “ex” can go to a “secret court” [ex parte proceeding] to obtain an order to strip a gun owner of his Second, Fourth, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendment rights.

There is more.

In the early 1990s, federal agencies targeted Randy Weaver, an outspoken white separatist living on a mountaintop in northern Idaho.  After Weaver was entrapped by an undercover Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms agent, U.S. marshals trespassed on Weaver’s land and killed his 14-year-old son, Sammy. The following day, FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi killed his wife as she was standing in the cabin doorway holding her 10-month-old baby. Horiuchi had previously shot Randy Weaver in the back after he stepped out of the cabin.  The suspects were never given a warning or a chance to surrender and had taken no action against FBI agents.

FBI officials recognized that Mrs. Weaver had been killed but, during the subsequent siege, assured the media that they were “proceeding with extreme care, mindful that Weaver’s wife, Vicki, and three remaining children were also in the cabin,” Reuters reported. An internal FBI report completed shortly after the confrontation justified the killing of Mrs. Weaver by asserting that she had put herself in harm’s way, the New York Times reported in 1993. Yet Bo Gritz, the former Vietnam War hero who helped the feds negotiate Randy Weaver’s surrender after the death of his wife, declared that the government’s profile of the Weaver family recommended killing Weaver’s wife: “I believe Vicki was shot purposely by the sniper as a priority target…. The profile said, if you get a chance, take Vicki Weaver out.” As Mrs. Weaver’s corpse remained in the besieged cabin, “The FBI used microphones to taunt the family. ‘Good morning, Mrs. Weaver. We had pancakes for breakfast. What did you have?’ asked the agents in at least one exchange,” the Washington Times reported.

The names of William Barr and Lon Horiuchi should always be spoken together.  But even that’s not all.  George Webb notes his time studying these things, and if you’ll advance to the 12:45 mark of this video, you hear that Barr recommended that Clinton run for president, and managed to cover up the Clinton drug dealing from Arkansas, as well as Enron and many other scandals.  He was (and is) a cover-up artist.

Trump has little to no discernment, and surrounded himself with awful people for the complete four years of his administration.  This is why he will no longer be president.  I repeat myself, but a mechanic working at the FN Herstal plant in Columbia, S.C., could have done a better job at fighting the deep state – but certainly not at ensuring its survival, like William Barr did.

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  1. On December 15, 2020 at 12:45 am, Brad said:

    It’s all boiling down to Trump’s 2018 EO and the Insurrection act. I’m losing hope based on past performance

  2. On December 15, 2020 at 1:00 am, Herschel Smith said:


    Let that thought go. It’s not going to happen. It’s over.

    Make plans for the future. The boys at Voxday have been fabulating about things Trump is going to do for far too long.

  3. On December 15, 2020 at 5:56 am, Hudson H Luce said:

    Trump was fully compromised two months into his Administration, when Bannon and his people were purged, and replaced by Kushner and his cabal. He never came close to touching the swamp, much less draining it. All of his life, he’s sought the approval and praise of the Establishment, and never gotten it, and never will get it. On the other hand, he’s brought a lot of Deep State chicanery to the light of day, including the election chicanery, which shows the depth of rot and corruption in the DC Beltway/Wall Street Axis, as well as certain state governments, and he pushed hard to do this, instead of folding immediately. So he’s actually managed to do quite a bit of good in that respect. And no new foreign wars were visibly started, although Chinese subversion and espionage has continued without restraint. He will be out on Inauguration Day, whether he chooses to show up or not. I hope none of the Republicans show up, especially those from the states joining in the Texas lawsuit – and I hope he doesn’t either, no need to give legitimacy to a fraud.

  4. On December 15, 2020 at 6:50 am, tired dog said:

    The bad actors involved in the most egregious offenses against the people and the republic seem never to leave the stage.
    Promotions, new positions from which to sabotage liberty, paychecks that put them in the 1%, new means of tormenting peaceable citizens. The beat-down goes on and the communist cadres cheer.
    Planning time is done, what you’ve got is what you’ll have.
    Good luck to all.

  5. On December 15, 2020 at 7:18 am, Nosmo said:

    Trump does serve a purpose, several, actually: How not to undertake swamp draining; how to properly vet whom one hires; tolerance, patience and condescension are negative qualities; your enemies never sleep; laws are only as good as their enforcement.

    And now it’s time to move on to the next level.

  6. On December 15, 2020 at 7:51 am, Mark Matis said:

    As I have said many times before, there are no “good employees” in either the FBI or the DoJ. And there have not been any since AT LEAST Whitey Bulger. Execute every one of them for their treason. Then put their heads on pikes around the Beltway. Pour encourager les autres!!!

  7. On December 15, 2020 at 8:35 am, June J said:

    Trump provided 4 years delay to the socialists agenda in order for the wise to get prepared for the continuing fundamental change of the American way of life. We hoped it would be 8 years but this is what we got.

    Will liberty die in acquiesce and acceptance of what the country is becoming or is there enough of the love of liberty that brought forth this nation left to fight back?

  8. On December 15, 2020 at 9:10 am, revjen45 said:

    It must have really pissed Horiuchi off that he missed the baby when he murdered Vicki. He coulda had a twofer.

  9. On December 15, 2020 at 9:52 am, Dirk said:

    Agree, it’s OVER!.


  10. On December 15, 2020 at 10:13 am, Adino said:

    Whether Trump ends up in office via Insurrection Act (I am not quite ready to give up on this pipe dream quite yet because of the .mil personnel and org chart changes Trump has made. If he was just going to cuck and duck why make the changes that would make sense for the Insurrection Act execution?) is, in the end, ultimately irrelevant.

    The division and wounds in this nation are irreparable. That means there is no top down fix for either side.

    Divisions and wounds run through living rooms and office cubicles and grocery store aisles and everywhere in between.

    That means resolution, whatever that ends up looking like – divorce or fight to the finish – will be similarly grass roots.

    Personal problems, which is what we have on a national grassroots level, are fixed via personal solutions.

    I share the frustrations about who Trump surrounded himself with. The man is hard to figure out.

    As far as Barr and Sessions are concerned, they put the final nails in the coffin of the rule of law in fusa, helping, aiding, and abetting massive theft, lies, and murder.

    They claim to be Christians. But you know the tree by its fruit. I am guessing the Lord has some woes in store for them and theirs. Someday, He will ensure true justice is served and not denied.


  11. On December 15, 2020 at 11:02 am, CK said:

    And on the 23rd, Barr is no longer a federal employee. I sure hope nothing bad happens to him and his wife, now that he is just a regular scum bag like the rest of us..

  12. On December 15, 2020 at 11:12 am, Memory Hole said:

    Xi Biden and Commie-La will lead us to Wakanda. Rainbow stew bubble up and never empty EBT cards for all comrades of the collective.
    Whitey crackas will house future lifetime democrat voters in their empty nest and the suburban back yards will have a particle board Section 8/HUD home built there for the good of the collective.
    Any observance of reality or commenting on it will be a thoughtcrime and all deplorable untermenschen will be sent to the gulag for re-education under the authority of comrade Billy Ayers.
    If esteemed party member comrade kommissar Ruby Ridge Barr should unfortunately pass then he will be embalmed in a clear yellow star emblazoned sarcophagus for his dedication to the fundamental transformation cause.

  13. On December 15, 2020 at 2:04 pm, Ned2 said:

    Trump has at least exposed the deep state, whether by mistake or by design.
    We all now know who the major players are, and the number of us waking up to the stench in Washington is increasing.
    I’m meeting people that a month ago couldn’t tell me what was going on, but now are outraged at the election fraud.

  14. On December 15, 2020 at 5:37 pm, eamon said:

    Sure, Trump could’ve spent his four years fighting the deep state but instead choose to better average American livelihoods by pissing off the deep state with tax and regulation cuts.

    Everyone was glad he choose that route, everyone except the deep state, that is.

    As for the ‘awful’ people he hired, he fired them, as is the practice in the real world. The real awful people become entrenched and tenured deep-staters.

    You’re welcome.

  15. On December 15, 2020 at 6:13 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    When you have good judgment and discernment, you don’t make bad hires, and then you don’t have to fire.

    “He fired them.” Yea, after four years. Who but an idiot sees that as a success?

    Trump was hired to destroy the deep state. He failed. He didn’t do his job. When he should have been reading the CVs of people he was getting ready to hire, he tweeted. We will all suffer for the next four years, and probably well beyond that into generations, for this failure.

  16. On December 15, 2020 at 6:31 pm, George 1 said:

    I have heard it said that Trump was limited in his choices and this is why he had so many deep state people occupy important positions. Well Mr. Trump, here is a hint. You should not have picked anyone with ties to the deep state. That would have entailed hiring from outside the Beltway. Now that wouldn’t have been hard. Would it?

    As an example many of the regular readers/commenters on this site have a lot of expertise in many different fields and would have done their best for our country. The proprietor being one example. But no. We got deep state cabal snakes that stabbed Trump and all of us in the back.

  17. On December 15, 2020 at 7:32 pm, HempRopeAndStreetlight said:

    At this point Vox Day is like Aesop when he’s having a bad Corona relapse. I just skim by the post and wait for the temporary insanity to pass. Both of these guys are glorious and well worth a read when they’re at their best, and insufferable when they’re on the wrong side of something. But nobody’s perfect, and our list of friends grows short.

    Tick-Tock goes the clock, nut cutting time approaches. God help and bless us all. We fight and resist – or wallow in chains.

  18. On January 5, 2021 at 11:39 am, L Garou said:

    Former Attorney General to our first (cia) President, Poppy Bush.

    (pun intended)

  19. On January 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm, Vlad Tepes said:

    Here Bill, have a pickle.


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