'Vault 7' CIA leaker in custody for passing top-secret info to Wikileaks

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The CIA has had a bad couple of weeks with developments in its two biggest treason cases since the 1990s. Last week I told you about the former CIA agent now in custody who spied for China. Now, another is in custody – the man suspected of passing top-secret CIA computer hacking secrets to WikiLeaks last year.

Twenty-nine-year-old Joshua Adam Schulte used to work for the CIA's Engineering Development Group, which created computer code for overseas spy operations. Authorities believe he may have given the code to WikiLeaks, who then released the blueprints to the world in March 2017. WikiLeaks named the code 'Vault 7' – perhaps inspired by Julian Assange's cozy Ecuadorian Embassy home (just a guess).

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It was one of the biggest, and potentially harmful leaks in CIA history. Suddenly, the world had access to some of America's most sensitive cyber-espionage techniques.

Immediately after WikiLeaks released the CIA code last year, suspicion primarily focused on CIA contractors. But according to a former federal prosecutor, the fact that the government disclosed during a hearing that Schulte is a suspect, likely indicates they think he worked alone in giving the code to WikiLeaks.

The fact that the government disclosed during a hearing that Schulte is a suspect, likely indicates they think he worked alone in giving the code to WikiLeaks.

Schulte was apparently good at computer spy stuff because he first worked for the NSA before moving to the CIA. He says he joined the intelligence field because he felt it was his patriotic duty after the September 11th attacks. I guess those patriotic feelings faded. He left the CIA in 2016, claiming that he reported “incompetent management and bureaucracy." He says that caused him to be painted as a disgruntled employee and put him under suspicion regarding 'Vault 7.'

The government is still building its case against Schulte, but ironically, he is currently in jail for possession and transmission of child pornography. Prosecutors say they found a large stash of child porn on a server that he built. He has pled not guilty, claiming that lots of people had access to his server. No word yet on whether that server also held any Hillary Clinton emails, but we'll keep you posted.

Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss the Left's current efforts to rid the U.S. military of "extremism," Democrats' push to separate President Joe Biden from the nuclear codes, and how conservatives can use government to battle the far-left, their policies, and their efforts to control Americans.

Crenshaw called the military's efforts to rid their ranks of extremism, "so obviously and clearly politically motivated," as the entire premise is based on reports that some active service members and veterans participated in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.

"Mathematically, that's not a good indication of where active duty military stand or where veterans stand more broadly," Crenshaw said of the generalization that military personnel are extremists. "And I thought we were against that kind of profiling. Right? I thought that was against the liberal values that supposedly the Left stands for."

"But, Glenn, you know very well the Left is not liberal," he added. "The Left is very anti-liberal. And I think as conservatives, we have to say that more often. They have become genuinely authoritarian. Progressivism is not in sync with liberalism. All right? There's a big difference between an Alan Dershowitz liberal and a Democrat Party progressive. They're totally different."

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Glenn Beck: THIS is why Biden nominated Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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