The FBI’s Gestapo Tactics: Hallmarks of an Authoritarian Regime

John W. Whitehead, Constitutional Attorney

“We want no Gestapo or Secret Police.FBI is tending in that direction.”—Harry Truman

With every passing day, the United States government borrows yet another leaf from Nazi Germany’s playbook:Secret police. Secret courts. Secret government agencies. Surveillance. Censorship. Intimidation. Harassment. Torture. Brutality. Widespread corruption. Entrapment. Indoctrination. Indefinite detention.

These are not tactics used by constitutional republics, where the rule of law and the rights of the citizenry reign supreme. Rather, they are the hallmarks of authoritarian regimes, where secret police control the populace through intimidation, fear and official lawlessness on the part of government agents.

That authoritarian danger is now posed by the FBI, whose love affair with totalitarianism began long ago. Indeed, according to theNew York Times, the U.S. government so admired the Nazi regime that following the second World War, it secretly and aggressivelyrecruited at least a thousand Nazis, including some…

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