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19 May, 2010

HIG - Hoodlum in Government

Wilhelm Reich's term “Hig” [Hoodlum in Government] formalized by U.S. government


As you all know Wilhelm Reich had coined the term "Hig" [Hoodlum in Government] to refer to the phenomenon in which authoritarian persons of a particularly embittered, manipulative, sadistic, gossipy or voyeuristic bent seem to be embedded in high proportion throughout the structures of the State.

This term even comes up in connection with some of his legal papers in reference to his conflicts with the US Govt. which are now preserved at the Wilhelm Reich museum:

How ironic now, about fifty years later, that the US Govt. is formalizing Reich’s term, HIG, and using it as an acronym to describe the new "anti-terrorist" special interrogation teams set up by Obama.

What a world we live in!

Petros Evdokas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration has started using special law enforcement and intelligence teams to interrogate suspected militants in the United States and abroad, including the Pakistani-American arrested in the Times Square bombing plot, a top official said on Tuesday.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the formation of the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG) in August and gave the reins to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, replacing the Central Intelligence Agency that did have the lead role in intelligence interrogations.

The program calls for the deployment of Mobile Interrogation Teams, made up of specialists [HIGs?] from across the law enforcement and intelligence community, to question important detainees, whether they are in U.S. custody or in the custody of a foreign government.

"There have been a number of deployments of these Mobile Interrogation Teams to include for the Faisal Shahzad case," said John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism.

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