“A Coup Just Occurred” Homeland Security Uses Russian Hacking to Takeover U.S. Elections

by | Jan 9, 2017 | Aftermath, Conspiracy Fact and Theory | 63 comments

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    Who watches the watchers? If Homeland Security regulates elections, the powers-that-be will remain in power, and voting for change will become impossible.

    This article was written by Jon Rappoport and originally published at No More Fake News.

    Editor’s Comment: This should be call for alarm. An unelected and unaccountable agency, with only 15 years of highly politicized and questionable leadership and massive, expansive powers, is taking over the infrastructure of elections, and ensuring the bias of the process remains skewed in favor of the establishment.

    While their actions may seem bureaucratic and vague, there is a move to distance the activities from any and all who would hold the process accountable, watch polls, catch fraud and hacking – where electronic machines are not vulnerable from an external network, but from moles and infiltrators with programs running off of flash drives in the back rooms of electioneering booths. The party has the power to fix it from within, precinct by precinct. And yet, the phony Russian hacking narrative will allow them to make their move… critical infrastructure, national security, federal takeover, two party lockdown. If voting mattered, DHS wouldn’t let you do it. Quiet dictatorship, reinforced by more security theater. Disturbing and important report here…

    This is a coup: the Homeland Security takeover of US elections

    On a scale of importance from 1 to 10, with 10 being the most important, this breaking development is a 500.

    by Jon Rappoport

    January 8, 2017

    On Friday, the traditional day of the week for quietly releasing big news that will hopefully be ignored by the public—and also obscured by the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting—the chief of Homeland Security announced that his office will be taking over US elections.

    If you can’t see the coup in progress, you need to keep looking until the message comes through.

    Read carefully—ABC News reports. My comments are in brackets:

    “Citing increasingly sophisticated cyber bad actors and an election infrastructure that’s ‘vital to our national interests’, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Friday that he’s designating U.S. election systems critical infrastructure…”

    [Also known as: “we’re taking over.”]

    “’Given the vital role elections play in this country, it is clear that certain systems and assets of election infrastructure meet the definition of critical infrastructure, in fact and in law’,” Johnson said in a statement. He added: ‘Particularly in these times, this designation is simply the right and obvious thing to do’.”

    [Also known as: “we’re taking over.”]

    “The determination came after months of review and despite opposition from many states worried that the designation would lead to increased federal regulation or oversight on the many decentralized and locally run voting systems across the country. It was announced on the same day a declassified U.S. intelligence report said Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘ordered’ an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election.”

    [Also known as: “we needed an excuse, a fake cover story for our takeover, and Russia is it.”]

    “Such a change [in who controls the US election process] does not require presidential action [or Congressional approval], and only requires the secretary [of DHS] to first consult with the assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism.”

    [Also known as: “this is a coup by the White House.”]

    “Johnson said election infrastructure included storage facilities, polling places and vote tabulation locations, plus technology involved in the process, including voter registration databases, voting machines and other systems used to manage the election process and report and display results.”

    [Also known as: “We’re taking over every significant aspect of the national election process.”]

    “The designation [of US elections as critical infrastructure] allows for information to be withheld from the public when state, local and private partners meet to discuss election infrastructure security — potentially injecting secrecy into an election process that’s traditionally and expressly a transparent process. U.S. officials say such closed door conversations allow for frank discussion that would prevent bad actors from learning about vulnerabilities. DHS would also be able to grant security clearances when appropriate and provide more detailed threat information to states.”

    [Also known as: “we can intercede in the election process and determine its outcome without any need to pretend we’re being transparent; only people we approve will know the details of how we run elections; secrecy works.”]

    “The Obama administration has proposed international cyber rules for peacetime that would expressly note that countries shouldn’t conduct online activity targeting critical [US] infrastructure, which will now also include election systems.”

    [Also known as: “in case there is any doubt, elections systems in America will be property of the federal Executive Branch.”]

    This is a coup.

    This is equivalent to declaring a national state of emergency, including martial law: the DHS, if it deemed it necessary, could utilize armed agents to enforce the new directive and take over states’ offices that resist.

    Election-processes belong to the states. But not anymore.

    And of course, with this awesome new power, the DHS could intercede, behind the scenes, in the voting process and rig elections.

    There is an additional aligned factor at work in this op: the proposed elimination of the Electoral College—yet another measure designed to “federalize” the election process.

    Most people are entirely ignorant of the fact that the Constitution was a pact among states. With reluctance, the independent states agreed to relinquish certain specified powers to the newly created central government, while retaining all other powers.

    The Electoral College was, therefore, a natural invention, because the states would maintain crucial influence in determining the outcome of presidential elections. State Electors would cast their presidential votes based on which candidate won in their state.

    Eliminating the Electoral College now would add one more layer of federal control over the whole country, and take control from the states. More centralization.

    Imagine it. Only the popular vote counts. The states are dumped. And on top of it all, the Dept. of Homeland Security has the power to run the election process as a piece of “critical infrastructure.”

    Rigging the vote in New York and California, plus a few other populous states, would decide the election. And in time, no one would think about “New York” or “California” as separate entities—because they wouldn’t be. They would just be “more land and people” that are part of “wholly unified” America.

    This is perfect for the “unity politicians” who spout empty rhetoric every chance they get—“we’re all in this together.” As I tirelessly point out, such slogans are nothing less than covert ops, and their goal is roping in as many dullards as possible under a messianic banner of A Better Life for All under a Beneficent Government.

    Also known as: we the rulers decree, you the people submit; your survival depends on us; we give and take as we will, and that shall be the whole of the law.

    Eventually, why have presidential elections at all? Just allow the DHS to determine which candidate will best serve the needs and desires of the controllers.

    It’s cleaner, simpler, and more direct.

    It’s a coup.

    Will Trump cancel it?

    Obama is basically challenging him to do it—which would create one more firestorm in the press directed at Trump.

    “See, the new president just stopped the DHS from protecting our sacred free elections. Trump is exhibiting more treasonous cooperation with his Russian masters…he’s leaving the door wide open for their secret invasion against our liberties…”

    The timeline is clear. One: Hillary will surely win the election. Two: Trump won the election. Three: Trump won because Russia “hacked the election” in his favor. Four: We must protect our national election process from foreign hacking. Five: Homeland Security must put itself in charge of national elections.

    Stay tuned.

    A coup just occurred.

    Jon Rappoport

    The author of three explosive collections, THE MATRIX REVEALED, EXIT FROM THE MATRIX, and POWER OUTSIDE THE MATRIX, Jon was a candidate for a US Congressional seat in the 29th District of California. He maintains a consulting practice for private clients, the purpose of which is the expansion of personal creative power. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, he has worked as an investigative reporter for 30 years, writing articles on politics, medicine, and health for CBS Healthwatch, LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. Jon has delivered lectures and seminars on global politics, health, logic, and creative power to audiences around the world. You can sign up for his free emails at NoMoreFakeNews.com or OutsideTheRealityMachine.

    This article was written by Jon Rappoport and originally published at No More Fake News.


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      1. Government sucks anyway you slice it

        • Obama spent the last 8 years making America into a dictatorship just to hand it over to Trump.

          • What makes you think he is going to “give” it to him? Oblamer isn’t going anywhere. I’ve been saying it for years.. Obama is just making his unelected dictatorial coup complete. You are a damn fool if you “think ” anything else is going on. In fact you must DENY everything that is happening and everything moves to his final consolidation and excuse to nullify the Constitution, is happening at all.

            • would NOT surprise me for a martial law to be declared at the last minute and Obutthead stay in office, then let the riots begin!!they been working on it for years

          • Hillary was the beneficiary, Trump just got in the way.

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          • Thanks, will check it out,,,

        • “Government sucks anyway you slice it”

          ? … Yes it does!

          • and it has for a VERY long time!!

        • This story is old news. The attempted takeover of the US government by the neocons has failed. Let’s just say they were out-Trumped!

      2. Please pass the chips and dip.

        • Yo, toss me another pack o red vines bud

      3. Homeland Security Uses Russian Hacking to Takeover U.S. Elections

        I call B.S. on this, because Russian didn’t hack it they are using them for an excuse!!!!!!

        What’s really great is they STILL Loss the election.


        • The hack they are talking about is the release of e-mail that were harmful to Hillary.

          If releasing the truth is a “hack” then I say we need more hacking.

          It is sad that we have to trust Russia more than the Federal Government.

          • We honor our Outlaws…Because our Leaders are crooks

          • J.S.
            Well Said. My Friend!!!

        • Russian based groups (APT28 and APT29) with suspected ties to the Russian government DID hack the DNC and John Podesta. I have proof. I work in Information Security (The press and politicians call it Cyber Security even though most of us hate the term.) and just like the FBI can profile someone, hackers can be profiled on methodologies and tools used. There a lot more ways, but I won’t go into that.

          There are three things to think about here though.

          1. It was pretty easy to see who the culprit was. This sends the message that they didn’t care to try and obscure the methodologies more. The other thought, but not taken as seriously is that some other group did it and made it look like the two above groups. Not likely though. The two above mentioned groups are very sophisticated and it would take a level of effort that very few nation states have. NSA anyone?

          2. Whomever hacked the DNC, Podesta and Hillary, did not fake any documents. All of things said by these slime balls is all theirs, no one put words into their mouths. A public service was done here. Yes technically illegal.

          3. There is no indication that actual vote tallies were tampered with by these groups. Someone else tampering with them is a different story.

          • Thumbs up!
            Cockaroaches hate the light

          • There was NO HACK. There was a leak of stolen emails by Seth Rich, and the DNC killed him for it.

            • We have evidence! Just like in a murder investigation, there are tools and techniques to help find the murderer. Many of the general public understand this because of shows like CSI and Forensic Files. We know about how they can get a fingerprint off of a dead body and how they are used to help find the one who did it. The same with DNA evidence. What isn’t generally understood are the tools and techniques used in Information Security. During what we call a breach (Hack) there is forensic evidence left behind. The more skilled a Hacker them more they can cover their tracks, but just like with a murder, sometimes things get overlooked during cleanup and sometime there is no ability to cleanup.

              As for the DNC breach and Hillary. After reviewing their security practices, they were idiots. They practically asked to be hacked and would have easily been hacked. Kind of like walking in the Ghetto dressed real expensively with Gold chains and $100 bills hanging out of your pocket. If you don’t get robbed by a 12 year old it would be a miracle.

              As for Seth Richards leak. I don’t know about it. He may have been doing that along with them being hacked.

      4. “U.S. officials say such closed door conversations allow for frank discussion that would prevent bad actors from learning about vulnerabilities”… and prevent the people from knowing that the “U.S. Officials” are the “bad actors”???? “Eventually, why have presidential elections at all? Just allow the DHS to determine which candidate will best serve the needs and desires of the controllers.”

        “It’s cleaner, simpler, and more direct.” The people clamoring for “getting rid of the Electoral College” will have gotten their wish! Then, their favorite (or not favorite) Party can even more surely say: “we the rulers decree, you the people submit; your survival depends on us; we give and take as we will, and that shall be the whole of the law.”

      5. The DHS needs to explain to the American people just what occurred or was planned to occur on election night when DHS attempted multiple hacks into the vote tally computers in the state of Georgia.

        The attacks went on for hours, and were defeated. During the term of the attacks, the major networks delayed calling the state for either candidate, even though Trump was clearly ahead and would remain so. Only after the attacks were defeated by the state’s IT personnel did the networks finally call Georgia for Trump, with it’s 10 Electoral votes.

        Add the Electoral votes for Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin, where Hillary clearly thought their victory was assured, and hacking the state of Georgia, just one state, becomes clear evidence of an attempt to rig the election.

        DHS claims the attacks were due to a ‘rogue employee’.

        Anyone buying that?

        • The DHS assholes claimed it was a rogue employee that did it, 10 times…. Then refused to cooperate with the investigation.

          This is the same as the Nazis attacking the radio station in Germany then blaming Poland for doing it, then invading Poland.

          They attempted to create a false flag with Georgia and got caught.

          • Of course History Repeats itself…. Motherfuckers dont listen

            but some of us are paying attention and haven’t forgotten

            • +1
              Not like it really matters though

            • Of course the Saudi’s who gave Hillary Millions to influence her election gets a free pass. Yep those darn Russians told Hillary to keep those 5 servers in her basement with low security, so she could funnel hundreds of Millions in International Bribes to the Clinton Foundation for favors from the Clinton State Dept. And the kiddy porn ring Hillary and Podesta were running, surely don’t forget the entire US MSM who tried to swing the election to Hitlery with no reprimands and just flat out lying and reporting to hurt Trump. No influence there eh?

              So let them make up some fantasy to Blame the Russians, to fit their motives to control the entire National election through the Zionist DHS hijacking State run elections. But hey, in reality it was the DHS that was caught hacking into 3 different State election systems. Oh I’m sure the Z-DHS will keep us all safe.

        • Smokey, I call BS on it. I saw a report about 2 weeks ago that some of the hacks were traced to inside the US. I say DHS was behind it. DHS can go to hell. I’m not obligated to them in any way, shape, or form.

          • DHS was indeed behind it. They claim it was a ‘rogue employee’, and then retreated inside their shell, refusing to cooperate any further.

      6. Maybe they should have declared Hitlery’s email server “critical infrastructure” – before she gave away all our national secrets with her stupidity.

        EXTRA CREDIT: Venezuela’s Madura names suspected Islamic militant as VP.

        Islamo-fascism and the left rides again. http://pamelageller.com/2017/01/venzuela-vice-president-terror.html/ Narco-terrorsts, Islamofascists and murdering communists. What a grand pair they make!

        Still haven’t heard from anyone as to what the left will do when the radical Muslims come marching in to San Francisco (where I was born) to implement Sharia on the radical gays… but then, our leftist friends’ ability to think rivals my ability to type.

      7. This is Old News, I would have told you all of this last week, but the Site Host decided to play vendetta against me for calling out one of his hypocrite author frauds and not post any of my comments over the weekend. So F-it !!

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        • I hope it’s better than beaver!!

      8. Mr. Trump. Here is the work-around: simply agree that this is critical infrastructure. You thus pre-empt the leftist whining that you don’t care. You then assign the security of that to the STATES to ensure no voting fraud occurs. Concomitant with that, you bring in requirements for valid voter ID, as this whole Russian thing shows how important voting is (wouldn’t want any illegal Russians voting now, would we!). Sad that Hilary will lose 3 million illegal votes in CA., but that is the cost of stopping Russia… right?

        • That, and a few million federal bucks to the states to purge voter rolls of dead, fictive, alien, and multiple and cross-state voters.

          The Electoral votes in 2020 would certainly be different. I’ve seen one estimate of 3 ‘swing’ states flipping to a solid red, and perhaps 2 ‘blue’ states, as well.

      9. Sarge, I call BS on ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING ANY GOVT. AGENCY DOES. I think it’s a safe bet that Trump will cancel it. Sure, he’ll get a firestorm from it, but he gets firestorms from MSM over everything anyway. This is just some more of Obola showing his ass all the way up til’ Jan. 20th. Starting on that day, things should start changing.

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      11. The Russians were not accused of altering the vote tally; DHS was in Georgia. The election process is so decentralized that it was impossible to do it except at a local or state level. Hence, DHS’s desire to centralize control. Case closed!

      12. Just more power for Trump. Dictatorship is ok if he dictates what is truly best for the dictees. Wait and see. Eleven days to go.


      13. We can only hope Trump can mitigate the damage that the current crop of traitors are doing? I don’t think that anything will work out in the long run. Ive been watching U tube videos of NIBIRU. Im still skeptical but It is a plausible explanation for the current spate of earth clatyclismic and weird weather events. I hope NIBIRU is a real event.

        • Let’s just say Niburu is legit.
          Then let’s say by some miracle I survive the cataclysm and you don’t.
          Can I have whatever it is that you’ve been welding on out in your shop?

        • With all due respect, OG, I think Niburu is a crock. There may or may not be a 10th planet, but every year I have been reading alternative sites, Nibiru is always just around the corner, due next month, hiding behind the sun, hiding in my closet with the boogey man, hiding under my bed with dust bunnies, etc.

          And there HAS been NO “weird” weather, other than the fact that weather is, by definition, alway weird. We are at HISTORIC lows in hurricane activity, e.g., going back to the Civil War. Tornadoes, as http://www.thepoog.com notes, are very low. Earthquakes are a special category- do you rank by magnitude, # dead? Perhaps overall impact (e.g. Fukishima) If you are implicating phony Niburu, I assume it would have to be the former, as you are just concerned about overall frequency anywhere. I will have to go back to my notes for that, and will try to do so, so I can provide facts. However, Niburu as it is popularly presented is just a scam. Next is “Elvis on Mars statue found” (yes, really: http://www.express.co.uk/news/weird/608960/All-shook-up-UFO-hunter-finds-ELVIS-on-Mars-but-doesn-t-even-realise )

          Why am I harsh on this? Because **alternative media is the antidote to the co-opted leftist media.** And if we blow this, we will just be (rightfully!) called fake news, rather than what is critical – ***** that we expose the REAL fake news, viz. the leftist media ****** be exposed as the charlatans they are.

          • going over last year’s calendar I have a note for March 26 saying “Nibiru visible.”
            I must have taken HCKS’s warnings seriously….ok, enough to mark the calendar.
            HCKS, you told us we’d be dead by now. What happened?

        • You know, with the silence ringing out on all fronts, NIBIRU MIGHT just be real.
          What would you do if you were a 1%er and knew about nibiru? You would hide the truth… and drink yourself silly until the final moments.

      14. Yes, eleven days left. And the most dangerous eleven days in the history of the Republic. They know the time is short, and these traitors are about to go all-in. I expect something horrible to happen soon.!!!

      15. 1. Every state will require a State ID where USA citizenship is proved to receive the ID and then used to vote.
        2. Every state must us a paper ballot with a scan machine leaving behind a paper trail.
        3. The sheriffs of each county is required to oversee the election and to verify election results.
        4. At the voting place you can attach a bar code to your vote as you place it into the scan machine. Using the copy of the bar code you can verify how your vote was counted 24hrs after the election.

      16. They are all costumed clowns…in this case they wear a suit and tie costume. They expect that by wearing a costume (especially if trimmed in tin badges) this denotes power and authority to do as they please.

        There are only two choices. Government or liberty.

        Government is force by coercion at the point of a gun.

        Liberty is the absence of the above.

        You can’t “vote” in liberty and you can’t vote out the deep state. Other means are necessary.


      17. Karma will get these folks…just watch!

      18. if the DHS sends armed people to a polling place, the local community can field a larger number of armed people. Dont push us.

      19. Reagan said, worst news you can hear is knock at door—I’m from the government.

        • What is the worst news (sound) they can hear??

          • What is the worst news (sound) they can hear??

            Clickity Clack goes back the Rack … Smile … Wait for the FLASH ツ

      20. I hope the ‘critical infrastructure’ means that only individuals with a photo ID can enter the building!

      21. Trump, hands down, will easily win a second term as president if he disbands the DHS during his first term.

        We don’t need the communist based DHS in America.

        Can anyone name one good thing the over budgeted DHS has done for the American people?

        The DHS along with their stasi/fusion centers do nothing but violate the Bill of Rights by gathering massive amounts of information on American citizens.

        They’ve only been around since 9/11 and they won’t be missed if they are completely shut down now.

      22. Never let a good crisis go to waste… EVEN AN INVENTED ONE!!!

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