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Who really runs our government? – Larry Mendte

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Five scandals in the news right now cripple President Obama’s second term agenda.

Five scandals – Benghazi, the IRS, the AP, NSA and the State Department – all due in part to leaks.

Did you ever consider why this is all happening now?  Can it just be a coincidence?

Consider for a moment that the real power in Washington is not the politicians who come and go and have to be elected every 2 to 6 years.  The most powerful people are the bureaucrats who are there for a lifetime.  Especially powerful are the NSA, CIA and FBI mid-level bureaucrats, agents and analysts who accumulate and keep Washington’s most dangerous commodity – information.

They hold power by making certain no one else has too much.  Right now the President is rendered powerless as he has to deal with all of the investigations and allegations.

It is the reason that from administration to administration, nothing changes.