“Free Reality Winner” is the seductive cry of blue checks, pro-Russian activists and Twitter suckers. For the easily fooled denizens of the liberal internet, it’s simple; pro-Trump, pro-Russia spies and criminals like Mike Flynn and Paul Manafort wander free, whereas “anti-Trump” heroine Reality Winner leaked against Russia for which she was punished.
Exactly the opposite is true. Reality Winner is an admitted spy, having pled guilty to espionage. She knowingly assisted the Russian state when she leaked. It’s an old technique; it’s called “front-face to warn”, ie, “make something public in order to tell your spymasters in Moscow, Tehran or Beijing what’s going on.”
How do we know this? Well, first of all there is the small matter of her pleading guilty. Next - and this is not difficult, and represents a colossal failure of the mainstream media to defend Americans against Russian spying, because of their sheer laziness - we can take a look at the documents surrounding her case. And lastly, we can look at her Twitter account, which still exists, and which she has not been able to lock or to alter since she was so rightly jailed, albeit for far less long than she deserves.
The search warrant application gives a solid indication of how the government saw its case.
All documents and records relating to violations of 18 U.S.C. § 793,
involving REALITY LEIGH WINNER and occurring after January I, 2013, including:
Any U.S. Government material:
Contacts, by any means,with foreign governments,foreign powers, or agents of foreign powers;
Contacts, by any means, with media outlets:
Information,including communications in any form, regarding the retrieval, storage, or transmission of sensitive or classified material;
Records of travel, including calendars, travel tickets, receipts, and photographs;
Information regarding tradecraft, how to obtain or deliver sensitive information ,and/or how to avoid or evade detection by intelligence officials or law enforcement authorities;
Financial records, including bank statements, account information and records of any financial transaction;
Information relevant to a motive for the offense, such as anti-government statements, propaganda, research, and solicitations or offers to engage in anti-government or unlawful activities.
The FBI were looking, in Winner’s case, not at a whistleblower, but at a spy who was talking not merely to “journalists” like a patriot, but who was communicating with the Russian government and agents of Russia. The government believed Winner had been coached in covert surveillance techniques and how to avoid them; it saw her as possibly turning a profit from her treason, and it firmly believed she was an anti-American lunatic whose motivations were to hurt her country; it sought evidence on any and all people encouraging Winner to hurt the government, whether by solicitation or simple propaganda.
Reality Winner’s repellent anti-American views are, to this day, all over her Twitter account, @Reezlie, giving a screen name of “Sara Winners”. She was and is emphatically not a patriot, no matter how many pictures of her in her airman’s outfit her Russia-friendly admirers publish.
WINNER further acknowledged that she was aware of the contents of the intelligence reporting and that she knew the contents of the reporting could be used to the injury of the United States and to the advantage of a foreign nation.
Quotation from the complaint seeking an arrest warrant against Reality Winner
e) Whoever having unauthorized possession of, access to, or control over any document, writing, code book, signal book, sketch, photograph, photographic negative, blueprint, plan, map, model, instrument, appliance, or note relating to the national defense, or information relating to the national defense which information the possessor has reason to believe could be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation, willfully communicates, delivers, transmits or causes to be communicated, delivered, or transmitted, or attempts to communicate, deliver, transmit or cause to be communicated, delivered, or transmitted the same to any person not entitled to receive it, or willfully retains the same and fails to deliver it to the officer or employee of the United States entitled to receive it;
The subsection of 18 USC ch 37 (Espionage and Censorship) to which Reality Winner pled guilty
The trial of Reality Winner terminated with her guilty plea, and the agreement she signed admitting her guilt and renouncing any future challenges against it or statements that she was not guilty. But some open portions of a trial did take place and they revealed a deeply treasonous servicemember who sympathized with terrorists, including Osama Bin Laden, who hero-worshipped the sadistic mullahs and America-hating, misogynist male politicians of Iran, a client state, of course, of Russia.
In denying Winner’s request to be released while awaiting trial, Epps also cited her journal which federal agents found during a search of her Augusta home. She allegedly expressed support in her writings for Taliban leaders and Osama bin Laden as well as proclaiming she wanted to burn down the White House.
“She seems to have a fascination with the Middle East and Islamic terrorism," Epps said. He quoted her as having written: “It’s a Christlike vision to have a fundamentalist Islamic state.”
Remarks made by the prosecution at trial showed that the search warrant was precisely on point. Reality Winner was never going to leak one document alone to help Russia by disclosing to them, via the news media, some part of what the NSA knew about their efforts in the 2016 election. She planned to dump a lot more.
The government noted in court that Reality Winner didn’t start her anti-American espionage in May 2017, when she leaked to the Intercept. She compromised United States Air Force computers when she was a serving airman. Let’s say that again, for the blue checks in the back: Reality Winner spied against the United States when she was a serving Airman in intelligence.
She is like Chelsea Manning or Ed Snowden. She is a traitor. She is a spy. She hates America. She loves America’s enemies. She is not a “whistleblower”. She is a base, treasonous anti-American troll who hates her own country and loves terrorists and Russians.
Solari said Winner had searched online to find out whether or not top secret computers detected when flash drives were inserted in them.
The government alleges that Winner did just that — insert a flash drive into a top secret computer while she worked in the Air Force. The drive, or any information that was downloaded, has not been located.
According to my own sources, Bob Mueller, before he became special counsel, was, in some manner unspecified to me, “helping to clean up” the NSA. Reality Winner was known to the intelligence community as a Russia-friendly, weapons-grade traitor, and the USIC was watching her as she moved around the NSA facility in Georgia. Why do the intelligence community let sickos like Winner run amok, knowing that they are communicating with Iranian and Russian cutouts (but I repeat myself)? Easy: they want to track Winner’s contacts, her network, her fellow traitors in the US military. Sources in 2017 relayed that that the USIC was very angry that the Intercept published the Russian phishing document, clumsily leaving the clues everywhere to ensure that Winner got arrested; in fact, however, the annoyance from the USIC was that she had done this so clumsily that they were left with no option other than to arrest her. The court proceedings also imply that this may have been done for Winner’s own safety. As incompetent as she was dishonorable, Winner’s poor operational security would have shown her to be a terrible risk to any Russian nationals or Iranian cut-outs with whom she was communicating. Reality Winner admitted that, in leaking the Russian phishing document, she hoped to disclose American sources and methods:
After telling several untruths to the agents, the defendant finally admitted that, in fact, she purposely sought out the intelligence-reported issue on a classified system. She admitted she purposely printed it out. She admitted she secreted it out of a secure building and that she stored it in her car for a couple of days. She told the agents she then mailed the document from Augusta, Georgia, to a particular news agency that she admired hoping that the information in the document would be published.
She acknowledged the information in the report could be used to injure the United States or to assist a foreign nation. In fact, she specifically mentioned, when asked about that, sources and methods, which is what intelligence personnel call the manner and means by which the U.S. and others gather sensitive and classified information.
The agents who arrested winner spoke about her anti-American espionage as a serving Airman on the day after Trump’s election:
agents already knew that, in fact, on November 9th of 2016 while working in the Air Force and holding a TS/SCI clearance, the defendant used her work computer to search, quote, Do top secret computers detect when flash drives are inserted, end quote.
Later that same day, the defendant inserted a removable thumb drive into a top secret computer. Unfortunately, we don't know yet what she did with that thumb drive while it was inserted, but we do know she inserted the thumb drive just days before she was read out of classified compartmented programs and her access terminated as she left the Air Force.
The defendant has expressed in her conversations with Probation and with the FBI and in her handwritten notes a strong and persistent desire to travel to the Middle East, particularly Afghanistan. She has written that she wants to travel to Pakistan, too, purportedly to meet with leaders of the Taliban….She says she wants to burn the White House down and then go live in Kurdistan or in Nepal. She's recently searched for travel from Atlanta to Tel Aviv, Israel…..
She's traveled to Mexico multiple times. And after she printed the classified documents, she took a trip to Belize by herself for only 3 days, including travel, a Saturday, a Sunday, and a Monday. Nothing criminal about that, Your Honor, but it seems odd to spend the kind of money necessary for a trip all the way to Central America, to go alone, and then to come right back after such a short period of time with very little idea what she did there. And she claims that she met with no one.
She wants to be in Mexico in the spring, Afghanistan in the summer, Asia and Jordan in between. It seems, Your Honor, she wants to be anywhere but in the United States.
The Government is far more concerned with the indications of covert communications setups and a pressing and persistent desire to leave the United States.
[Govt counsel during Winner’s pre-trial detention hearing]
Why did the mainstream media concentrate only on the document Winner leaked and not the voluminous trail of treason and espionage that any reporter worth their salt can read in the open source evidence on Winner?
we cannot disclose in an unclassified forum the information we believe she knows
[Govt counsel during Reality Winner’s pre-trial detention hearing]
The court documents listed on the ‘Free Reality Winner’ website show that the detention order for Winner was a result of the judge in her case remarking on her odd travel, her obsession with Islamic terrorism, and her recorded jailhouse calls to her mom saying she would “play the pretty white girl card” and that her mother should act up on the whistleblower stuff to the press as “that’s how Chelsea Manning got free.” The transcripts also show Winner’s defense counsel complaining that the prosecution quoted Russian shill Julian Assange’s praise of Winner, but of course they had good cause to do so.
To review, then, Reality Winner is emphatically not a “whistleblower”. She is a deeply repellent traitor who loves Russia, Iran and the Taliban. Like many others she was probably recruited at Monterey, while training in languages; there appears to be a significant problem at the DLI. Her frozen Twitter account @Reezlie backs up the government’s case against this Airman in intelligence who stuck a USB, doubtless loaded with malware, into a classified computer *while still serving* and just a few days before she knew she would lose access to it. Her social media “likes” include Russia Today and Russian state media pro-Assange propagandists. They are also full of tweets by the Iranian regime’s fascist foreign minister against America. Her very first tweets on the timeline are retweets of praise for the Taliban and Iran.
Why then has the mainstream media, and why have Twitter liberal blue checks, not done the most basic due diligence? For the same reason the Guardian never bothered to look at Julian Assange’s pre-Wikileaks connections to Russia, or how Ed Snowden acquired his documents including millions of military documents that had nothing to with the NSA. Sheer laziness combined with a soupçon of guilt over having been complicit in whitewashing Russian assets.
Make no mistake. Reality Winner was a project of the GRU and so is the “Free Reality Winner” campaign. Her mother, family and personal friends have valid reasons for wanting Winner to be free early. Absolutely zero journalists do.
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