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Top Priority: The Terror Within (2012)

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"One generally tags a doc, a doc, but the chills swim upstream, my spine argues that some factual films deserve a second tag. In this case, there's no more fitting a second category than horror, the scariest bit of celluloid you'll watch."

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Asif Akbar

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Julia Davis
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Credited cast:
Julia Davis ... Self - Former DHS officer / Whistleblower targeted by government
BJ Davis ... Self - Husband of Julia Davis and targeted by government
Mykola Kot Mykola Kot ... Self - Deceased Father of Julia Davis
Galyna Kovalska Galyna Kovalska ... Self - Mother of Julia Davis
Chance E. Gordon Chance E. Gordon ... Self - Chance E. Gordon, Esq.
Brittany Murphy ... Self - Deceased Film Star and Witness in the Julia Davis Case (archive footage)
Simon Monjack ... Self - Deceased Husband of the Late Film Star Brittany Murphy (archive footage)
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John Ashcroft ... Self - Former US Attorney General (archive footage)
Paul Babeu Paul Babeu ... Self - Sheriff of Pinal County, Arizona (archive footage)
Halle Berry ... Self - Academy Award Winning Actress (archive footage)
Angelo Bertolotti Angelo Bertolotti ... Self - Father of deceased film star Brittany Murphy
Joe Biden ... Self - U.S. Vice President (archive footage)
Osama bin Laden ... Self - Former Head of the Islamist Militant Terrorist Group Al-Qaeda (archive footage)
Biscuit Biscuit ... Self (archive footage)
Alex Ben Block Alex Ben Block ... Self - The Hollywood Reporter Representative collaboratiing with DHS (archive footage)
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Federal officer with the Department of Homeland Security discovers a national security breach related to the entry of 23 aliens from terrorist countries (Special Interest Countries) into the United States, allowed to enter the country without proper scrutiny. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, former head of the DEA Robert Bonner can't afford any more media scrutiny, since his incompetence was already exposed in the NASA 'Challenger' disaster. To avoid the scandal, the full might of the government is unleashed against Julia Davis, her family and witnesses. Having followed protocol to make her protected disclosure, Julia Davis is subjected to retaliation of an unprecedented magnitude, including malicious prosecutions and the use of Blackhawk helicopters that surpassed the Bin Laden assault, with airplanes for warrantless surveillance. After being confronted with irrefutable evidence of gross government misconduct, the Department of Homeland Security quietly settles the case ... Written by Fleur De Lis Film Studios

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The Truth is No Longer a Secret See more »


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A Mesa, AZ court granted BJ Davis and Julia Davis a restraining order against Salvatore "Bill" Bonanno, of the New York Bonanno Mafia crime family. Taxpayers will be glad to know that the Department of Homeland Security, Herbert P. Kaufer and Jeffrey J. Deal, with other agencies intervened to have the restraining order rescinded after Bonanno threatened the Davis' on audio, as the FBI was aware of and part of soliciting Davis to assist them. See more »

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Featured in Confessions of a Hollywood Stuntman (2014) See more »

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Michael Smith nailed it
29 March 2014 | by gsellars-1See all my reviews

I can't improve upon Michael Smith's review except to say that if you'll check the ratings of this absolutely finest example of documentary work I've ever seen in my life, you'll see that the murderers and perpetrators of this travesty, who work for the Department of Homeland Security (aka Department of Perversion of Justice), show their unrelenting criminality by requesting their close associates (their felonious partners in crime), reach out to extend their dishonesty and corruption just a little bit further, by asking them to come here and unanimously vote this absolutely superb documentary a "1".

Out of 104 IMDb User ratings, 79 gave it a "10", 8 gave it an "9", ONE gave it a "4", and 16 (evidently criminal employees and/or friends of the criminal DHS agents who tried to destroy Julia) gave it a "1" because they couldn't give it anything less!

IMDb might investigate and dismiss these BOGUS ratings.

Take note: there are no votes of 8,7,6,5,3 or 2.

These scoundrels participated in the murders of four innocent people and still refuse to give up their vicious and evil persecution of Julia and BJ Davis with yet another attempt to undermine and deny the truth.

All this was done to preserve the arrogant pride of Director Robert Bonner, who didn't want the nation to see the failure of the DHS to fail to process 23 men on July 4, 2004 (a day *marked* by Intelligence sources to be alert to an attempt to enter the U.S. from terrorist nations, obviously because he was concerned that it would be seen as his failure and he didn't want this scandal used as an opportunity to remind the nation of the Shuttle disaster and his name become a mocking song.

So, destroy Julia Davis to hide the DHS failure to be the watchdogs they're supposed to be.

Of course you understand, my remarks come from the the perspective that Director Bonner didn't really want the men in the country in the first place. If they were deliberately let in and deliberately not processed (because Mrs. Davis noted that the 23 should have already been processed when she showed up to work, though she never addressed this as an issue), then it's understandable why Robert Bonner wanted Julia Davis' credibility and reputation destroyed! She was a rogue agent actually trying to protect the nation!

This woman was persecuted with 54(!) BOGUS INVESTIGATIONS! Administrative Judge Daniel Leach was the first judge to find the agency's culpability "of an egregious sort" and Judge Stephen Larson said he was "amazed at what the government is not denying in the Davis case," while Judge Virginia Phillips said, "the Court holds that a reasonable fact finder could find the extreme nature of the search and raid of the Davises' Yucca Valley home was 'not proper in the regular conduct of the proceedings'..."

"...The sum total of these facts is sufficient to allow a fact finder to infer a retaliatory or malicious motive in the execution of the search..."

"...Plaintiffs have therefore produced sufficient evidence to allow a reasonable fact finder to conclude the August 2005 search was an abuse of process." The Court dismissed all charges against the Davises and ordered the government to return all evidence from two warrantless searches of Julia Davis' residence and BJ Davis' office.

Watch this video! You will be appalled, yet overjoyed to find that there were, out of dozens of EVIL government employees, a few and especially ONE honorable female judge who would not allow the criminals who worked for Robert Bonner to have their way.

Had George Bush been an honorable man, he would have FIRED those criminals (starting with Robert Bonner) in a heartbeat and told the Justice Department to prefer charges against them all!

The combined charges of all their many crimes would have left them to die in prison, if their sentences hadn't received an order for execution, which would have been just for the four people they murdered.

The continued criminality of the DHS is more than evident by the promotions of Kaufer and Deal, men whose CONFESSED AND Proved CRIMES (in a court of Law) SHOULD HAVE PUT THEM IN PRISON FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES!

It's shocking and so greatly disappointing that our government is so evil but this husband and wife team will be your heroes (if you've got a heart and any kind of scruples at all!)

You'll find this documentary to be one of your greatest video exhilarations! It's hard to call it a "feel good movie" because of the constant, grievous crimes of the many government representatives but when right wins out in the end, even after four completely unjustifiable murders by evil men in government, it is so exciting to see the one who did right get vindicated in the end!

Without question, 10 out of 10! Absolutely excellent, compelling and convincing. The details of the many crimes of Kaufer and Deal are lucid and simple in each documented and detailed explanation. There is no question why these criminal government employees did not appeal Roslyn Silver's rulings.

These guys are so guilty they should have been fired before the case was settled and U.S. Marshals should have been waiting to put them in jail the moment the case was over.


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16 May 2012 (USA) See more »

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