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by Staff Report September 18, 2018 in News Posts / Press Releases / Video / Top Stories / Deep State Unmasked

---Federal Employee for State Department: “Resist everything… Every level. F**k sh*t up.”
---Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Embedded in Federal Government Positions, Actively Resisting
---Stuart Karaffa Does Work for DSA While on Taxpayer’s Dime: “I’m careful about it. I don’t leave a paper trail.”
---“I have nothing to lose. It’s impossible to fire federal employees.”
---Ethics Officer Fails to Recognize Breach on Ethics Form: “somebody just rubber stamps it and it goes forward…”


UPDATE: 3:48 PM | Project Veritas attorney Benjamin Barr filed a complaint with the Department of State regarding the findings of our video. See the complaint here.

UPDATE: 2:22 PM | A Department of State spokesperson issued the following response to an inquiry from The Epoch Times:

“I can confirm Stuart Karaffa is a Management and Program Analyst with the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations.
We take seriously any allegation of a violation of the Hatch Act and financial disclosure rules and are closely reviewing this matter.
This is a personnel matter that we cannot comment on further at this time.”


(Washington DC) Today, Project Veritas released the first installment in an undercover videoinvestigation series unmasking the deep state. This video features a State Department employee, Stuart Karaffa, engaged in radical socialist political activity on the taxpayer’s dime, while advocating for resistance to official government policies. In addition to being a State Department employee Stuart Karaffa is also a ranking member of the Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America (Metro DC DSA.)

Metro DC DSA is a socialist group that works to advance progressive causes in the metropolitan DC area.

Socialist Activism at the State Department
Mr. Karaffa’s loyalties seem to be with DSA, not with his employer.



Karaffa told an undercover Project Veritas journalist that he performs DSA activism while at work for the State Department. He explained that he drafts DSA communications while on the job at State Department:

“… I’m careful about it. I don’t leave a paper trail, like I leave emails, and like any press s**t that comes up I leave that until after 5:30. But as soon as 5:31 hits, got my like draft messages ready to send out.”

Karaffa also admits that on behalf of DSA he monitors Virginia political news online while at work:

“You could put two and two together probably. With like web traffic…. So with web traffic, I mean I could make the case before a court of law that- I’m going to the Virginia sort of, campaign finance website- that I’m just interested in what people are doing politically. But if they also go and look at like DSA minutes and like Officer positions they’ll be like, ‘that’s weird, you were the co-chair of the electoral caucus, and you spent three hours on a Virginia campaign finance website.'”

Insufficient Oversight
Karaffa does not believe that he will be caught and punished by the appropriate authorities, saying, “Maybe someday I’ll go to board of elections jail, probably not.”

Karaffa does not seem to be concerned about disciplinary action from the State Department: “I have nothing to lose. It’s impossible to fire federal employees.” When asked if his supervisor at the State Department knows about his activism, Karaffa reveals that “nobody knows” about it.

Some government employees are required to regularly submit disclosure forms to help management identify any potential conflicts of interest that may interfere with job responsibilities. Despite disclosing his political activities and officer positions on his financial disclosure form, Karaffa alleges that:

“… somebody just rubber stamps [the form] and it goes forward… I don’t know if [the ethics officer is] all there. He’s so checked out…”

Resistance
In one exchange, Karaffa’s attitude towards the current administration’s official policies appears to conflict with his duty to be impartial as a State Department employee. Karaffa says:

“Resist everything… Every level. F**k sh*t up.”

Stuart Karaffa is just the first federal government employee that Project Veritas has recorded in an undercover series unmasking the deep state.

“We’ve heard a lot about the Deep State; holdovers from the previous administration resisting change or nameless and faceless bureaucrats slowing things down or leaking secrets in an effort to undermine this administration,” said Project Veritas President James O’Keefe. “What is truly striking is their boldness, they are not afraid. They are even boastful about a warped reality, where they won’t get caught and can’t get fired even if they did.”

More deep state investigation reports will be released soon.
https://www.projectveritas.com/2018/...thing-to-lose/

Is there any hope for this country will employee's like this guy?
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The astounding (as in "pathetic") thing is that Woodward gets second-hand details and doesn't bother to ask the people talked about to respond...He's treated like royalty by the media (NOW)...

...and yet, here, we have not only actual quotes, but video of the guy saying these disturbing (and illegal) activities, and the same media will ho-hum it...
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Is there any hope for this country will employee's like this guy?
this is not new. Many of the Executive depts don't pay much much attention to the new president and simple follow their own agendas when they are are told to do otherwise. Especially in the state dept.
Back in 2003-2004 maybe A reporter wrote a book after interviewing State Dept employees.

Joel Mowbray, author of a new book, "Dangerous Diplomacy: How the State Department Endangers America's Security."
From the back flap
WHOSE SIDE ARE THEY ON?

Diplomacy is one thing. But giving aid and comfort to the enemy is quite another. Yet that is exactly what our very own State Department is doing--coddling brutal dictators, covering up gaping holes in our nation's safety net, and appeasing regimes that actively sponsor terrorists around the world. In this global war on terrorism, the US State Department has proven itself to be one of our biggest obstacles to victory.

In Dangerous Diplomacy, investigative reporter Joel Mowbray exposes teh hidden agendas, mixed allegiances, and outright anti-Americanism that has infected the US State Department. Relying on exhaustive interviews with State Department personnel and extensive research into State's publications, procedures, and recent history, Mowbray reveals an astounding pattern of shortsighted and misguided policies, compounded by an ingrained resistance to self-criticism and corruption.

In Dangerous Diplomacy you'll learn:
*How State's obsession with global "stability" has led it to support bloodthirsty dictators (including many who would rejoice at the demise of the United States)
*State's herculean efforts to cover up the lax visa policies that allowed the September 11 hijackers to enter the US legally--while keeping those policies in place as long as possible
*States arms-for-tyrants program--and how it very nearly succeeded in providing Saddam Hussein's Iraq with nuclear capabilities
*The State/Saudi alliance: Why State bends over backwards to keep the Saudis happy despite the kingdom's clear support for global terrorism
*How American parents whose children have been kidnapped by foreign nationals have been ignored, deserted, and betrayed by the embassies and officials who are supposed to protect Americans
*State's strange and long-standing fondness for brutal, radical Islamic regimes
*How State's entrenched culture makes refore of the organization virtually impossible
*How State concealed information about North Korea's nuclear program
*The Iranian democracy movement: Why it soldiers on with no help from the State Department
*The sorry record of how State not only has declined to discipline incompetent and corrupt immigration officials who let terrorists and other criminals into the US, but rewarded them
*How State has actually fought against families victimized by evil regimes who are trying to recover damages

Mowbray documents a State Department in dire need of reform--revealing here for the first time just how far State has strayed from its intended role as the primary agent of US interests abroad.
in a tv interview the reporter was asked about ways a CiC could change things and replied that the president really doesn't even have the authority to FIRE most state dept employees. So they don't care much what any president thinks.
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