COULD ADMIRAL JACKSON DO ANY WORSE RUNNING THE VA THAN HILLARY THE STATE DEPARTMENT?

 

Fighting VA nominee says he's 'looking forward' to 'answering everybody's questions' | TheHill

 

COULD ADMIRAL RONNY JACKSON

do any worse of a job running the Veterans Administration than the profoundly incompetent Hillary Clinton the State Department? She and Barack Obama turned the relatively stable Middle East that they inherited from George Bush into one vast horrific killing field where 500,000 have been brutally killed in sectarian strife.

 
 

Doctor Jackson administered to three Presidents since 2006: Bush, Obama and now Trump. His accusers didn't appear to be concerned that he may do damage to these Presidents (and their wives, kids and staff) when he treated them in a supposed drunken stupor. This means that they were either guilty of gross dereliction of duty for not protecting the Presidents and others, or they are lying now -  terribly exaggerating the faults of a good man, and demonizing him for giving Donald Trump a clean bill of physical and mental health. Which is it?

 

And that raises another point: Jeffrey Kuhlman was the President's Physician from January 20, 2009; and Admiral Jackson was the White House Physician from 2006 until he was promoted to President's Physician on July 25, 2013. So let's get Obama's staff evaluations of Dr. Kuhlman and the Navy's Inspector General's report. Let's see why Kuhlman was removed and Jackson promoted!

The Obama kids

 
McDonald and Obama
 

And as for the charge that Admiral Jackson lacks the experience to run a huge government entity with 360,000 employees, well, Robert McDonald, who headed Procter & Gamble with its 90,000 employees, was Obama's VA chief when Vets died on phony wait lists. Could Jackson do worse?

 

Admiral Jackson says he WANTS TO FIGHT for this position, while the Trump derangement Left wants to prevent his nomination with outrageous allegations that even Senator Tester admits might be false. With a FIGHTER at the helm--and Trump running shotgun--its possible that the combination might have the RIGHT STUFF to heal what ails the flaying VA.

UPDATE

 
 
 

WARRIOR RON

defying all the bad PR, charging ahead with the nomination - dying to cut through the bull and show the public he's fit for the job.

WHAT A MAN!

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DEMOCRATS SUE TRUMP-RUSSIA-WIKILEAKS FOR 2016 ELECTION LOSS WHILE HILLARY CLINTON BLAMES COMEY

 
 
 
 
The Democratic National Committee Friday named the Russian government, the Trump campaign, Trump family members, and Julian Assange of Wikileaks as conspiring to disseminate hacked emails and materials in a  coordinated, treasonous, subversive effort to disrupt and undermine the Clinton campaign - its ability to deliver its message of "Stronger Together" to a strife torn public desperately needing unity and peace.
 
 
According to the suit (which is "based almost exclusively on public information") this alleged unprecedented collusion between a foreign power and a US presidential campaign resulted in defeat for Hillary Clinton (who nonetheless won the popular vote) and victory for Donald Trump.
 
 
But this DNC suit has one, huge, inconvenient, apparently insurmountable problem: HILLARY CLINTON. For poor, twice lost Hillary, the victim of the alleged Trump-Russia-Wikileaks election plot, blames her loss exclusively on James Comey - and his October 28, 2016 reopening of her email investigation.
 
 
 
Clinton (who blasted the ex-FBI chief just before he launched his Trump derangement book tour) cites a book written by long time friend Lanny Davis as proving conclusively and irrefutably ("crunching polling numbers like no one ever has," Davis says) that the "Comey Effect" was very real, very strong, and the greatest single factor in her defeat.
 
 
 
Oct. 13
 
 
Indeed, Lanny Davis in his poorly selling book, "The Unmaking of the President 2016" shows from raw election polling data that prior to October 28th - the date Comey issued his bombshell letter to Congress reopening Hillary's email probe - she was crushing opponent Donald Trump by near landslide numbers in most major polls - especially in the key battleground states of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan where she lost the race. In fact, as Davis points out, on October 28th Hillary's lead over Donald Trump was greater than Obama's over Mitt Romney in late October 2012. And, sadly, Lanny notes that in the last 10 days leading up to the election Hillary's poll numbers "dropped like a rock in a pond... in practically every category." "No one," said Davis, "ever seen anything like it." And it was all Comey's fault.
 
 
After Comey Letter
 
 In other words, according to Hillary and friend Lanny, the DNC's conspiracy theory on the outcome of the 2016 election is factually wrong and completely nuts - up there with the Truthers, Birthers and believers in Big Foot. Fact is, if there were no Russian hacking of DNC computers, or alleged collusion between the Kremlin and team Trump, Trump, because of anti-Trumper Comey, would have won the White House all the same. Indeed, if the GOP candidate in 2016 weren't Donald Trump, if instead it were "low energy" Jeb, "lying" Ted or Chris Christie of Bridgegate shame Jim Comey would have inadvertently been their kingmaker, and they'd be President today. And Hillary? Well she'd be as bitter as ever eating her heart out on how Comey robbed her of political glory and let down women everywhere - especially his angry wife who should have sued him for divorce, or killed him when Hillary lost. 
 
 
Mook
 
"There are Justice Department policies against" FBI Director James Comey discussing details of a federal investigation "so close to an election."

 Robby Mook on Sunday, October 30th, 2016 in comments on "Meet the Press"

 
In short, the DNC's lawsuit is completely, ridiculously, laughably, stupendously frivolous. A publicity stunt like Stormy Daniels suing Trump for defamation. It's not Trump-Russia-Wiki they should be suing for ruining Hillary's life and making her history's longest bleeding sore loser; it's Comey they should be suing for violating long-standing Justice Department protocols and policies  - for which he received bipartisan condemnation from past attorney generals, prosecutors, judges and lawyers of all stripes. Comey as head of the FBI, and one time Deputy AG, should have known better not to intervene so close to an election; and he is therefore liable to be sued.
 
 
 
But maybe this too is wrong. Maybe neither Trump-Russia-Wiki collusion nor the "Comey Effect" (separately or together) made orange menace Donald Trump Disrupter-in-Chief. Perhaps it was another cause like the 19 million late undecided voters (as I write about here) who held out to the end; who in the last days of the race broke hugely for Trump crushing Hillary in Florida, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan - the key states that cost her the race.  Why? Not because of Comey or Russkis or a well-organized and orchestrated plot, but because of Barack Obama's trickle growth, bad jobs, flat to failing economy; and, rejecting the Washington status quo, wanting radical change and swamp cleaning - as CNN's and the Washington Post's exit polling data show. Maybe the DNC should sue the hell out of these people. After all they're a bunch of despicable, unredeemable, deplorable, racist, gun owning xenophobes  and should lose everything they have and left to die miserable deaths for the terrible injustice of Hillary's defeat.
 
 
 
NOTE TO READER
 
Watch out for my article refuting Lanny Davis and his "Comey Effect" bull.
 
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ABC/WAPO POLL: DEMOCRAT BLUE WAVE DOWNSIZED TO WAVELET AS REPUBLICANS GAIN 8 POINTS (66%) FROM JANUARY IN GENERIC BALLOT

 
 
 
Just recently in a post on this site I described Donald Trump as the "unstoppable STORM PROOF President" who as a candidate in 2016 defied the laws of political gravity and passed through 100 public relations disasters (and massive hysterical opposition) on his way to conquering the White House.
Well now as President it looks like STORM PROOF DONALD is  leading his party to victory in the mid-term elections. Now by "victory" I mean Republicans against the odds (given to it by the impeach Trump media) of keeping control of both Houses of Congress. Indeed, despite the Mule Team Russia hoax investigation, the Horny Stormy Deep Throat Daniels fiasco, and James Comedy's clown show book tour of lies and ties the Democrat lead in the Generic Congressional Ballot is shrinking from signs of a BLUE WAVE washout to a mere WAVELET - that will wet the ankles of Republicans.
For according to the latest ABC/Washington Post poll (where Dems are oversampled) what was a 12 point lead in January (and 14 points last July) has shrunk to a mere 4 point spread. That's a Republican gain of 66% in just three short months, hence:
April 11, 2018   
ABC News/Wash Post4/8 - 4/11865 RV4743Democrats +4
 January 18, 2018
ABC News/Wash Post1/15 - 1/18846 RV5139  Democrats +12     

July 13, 2018

ABC News/Wash Post7/10 - 7/13RV5238 Democrats +14

Now while other polls on the Generic Ballot show a wider gap favoring Dems - and this by as much as 10 points (Reuters), but as little a 3 (Quinnipiac) - 

Polling Data

PollDateSample
Democrats (D)
Republicans (R)
Spread
RCP Average4/6 - 4/11--45.539.3Democrats +6.2
ABC News/Wash Post4/8 - 4/11865 RV4743Democrats +4
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl4/8 - 4/11900 A4740Democrats +7
Economist/YouGov4/8 - 4/101292 RV4436Democrats +8
Rasmussen Reports4/8 - 4/91000 LV4540Democrats +5
Quinnipiac4/6 - 4/91181 RV4643Democrats +3
Reuters/Ipsos4/6 - 4/101219 RV4434Democrats +10

 it's also true that the three ABC/WAPO polls seem more accurate. Why? Because they reflect the reality of a steadily improving economy - they seem coordinated. Hence, due to President Trump's MAGANOMICS tax cuts  - where over 100 million workers are taking home fatter pay checks, and over 30 million businesses are seeing growing profits - it's not surprising that the recent ABC/WAPO poll on Trump's handling the economy is at 49% - up from 47% in September, and 45% in July.

 
April 11, 2018
 
ABC News/Wash Post4/8 - 4/11865 RV4946+3
 
    September 21, 2018
 
ABC News/Wash Post9/18 - 9/21RV4747Tie
 
July 13, 2018
 
ABC News/Wash Post7/10 - 7/13RV4541+4
 

Indeed, the 49% though not the highest (Harvard-Harris is at 52%, and CNN 51%) beats the RCP AVG of 48.3% by .7%.  

Polling Data

PollDateSample
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
RCP Average3/22 - 4/11--48.346.0+2.3
ABC News/Wash Post4/8 - 4/11865 RV4946+3
Economist/YouGov4/8 - 4/101292 RV4446-2
Reuters/Ipsos4/6 - 4/101465 A4745+2
Quinnipiac4/6 - 4/91181 RV4748-1
Harvard-Harris3/27 - 3/291340 RV5248+4
CNN3/22 - 3/25RV5143+8

All President Trump Job Approval - Economy Polling Data

The Republicans are gaining on the Democrats mainly (but not exclusively) because of the ECONOMY STUPID. And as the rising Trump strong economic tide lifts all boats Democrat hopes of a BLUE WAVE washout (taking back the House in November) are fading into a disappointing political

WAVELET

 POSTSCRIPT
 
 
You will see from the polling data below (CNN, NBC-WSJ and Quinnipiac) that the ABC-WAPO polls on the generic congressional vote aren't outliers. That with the growth of the Trump Strong Economy these polls also show a progressive narrowing of the gap between Democrats and Republicans.
 
CNN3/22 - 3/25913 RV5044Democrats +6
CNN2/20 - 2/23909 RV5438Democrats +16
CNN12/14 - 12/17898 RV5638Democrats +18
 
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl4/8 - 4/11900 A4740Democrats +7
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl3/10 - 3/14930 RV5040Democrats +10
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl12/13 - 12/15736 RV5039Democrats +11
 
Quinnipiac4/6 - 4/91181 RV4643Democrats +3
Quinnipiac3/16 - 3/201291 RV4943Democrats +6
Quinnipiac3/3 - 3/51122 RV4838Democrats +10
Quinnipiac1/12 - 1/161212 RV5039Democrats +11
Quinnipiac1/5 - 1/91106 RV5235Democrats +17
 
 
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TRUMP’S PARDON OF SCOOTER LIBBY WAS ANTICIPATED BY REVERSAL OF HIS DISBARMENT BY DC COURT

 

 
 
 
Scooter Libby and  Judge Lawrence Silberman 

 

THE INNOCENCE OF SCOOTER LIBBY RECOGNIZED BY DC COURT OF APPEALS

On October 6, 2016 the Court of Appeals in Washington DC after a thorough examination of wrongly convicted felon Scooter Libby - who petitioned the court to reverse his disbarment claiming innocence of any crimes in the fake Valery Plame leak case - reinstated his law license to the shock and dismay of Bush derangement nuts. This rare occurrence (only 10% of such petitions succeed, see) happened because a panel of 13 examiners on the DC Disciplinary Counsel, and appeals court judge Lawrence Silberman, believed in Libby's complete and total innocence; and that he was ethically and morally fit to resume his career as an attorney - as if he were never indicted or convicted of crimes.

 Judith Miller promoting her book

Indeed, they believed from newly revealed evidence about the case published in a book written by journalist Judith Miller (see) that both she and Libby were the victims of gross prosecutorial abuse by special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald; and that Libby should not have been charged with the crimes of perjury, justice obstruction, and making false statements.

Patrick Fitzgerald

Indeed, these 14 distinguished men understood that there was no underlying crime to Fitzgerald's investigation - which made it unwarranted and a hoax; they learned that Plame's leak by Richard Armitage to journalist Robert Novak was unintentional not criminal-not intended to hurt Plame; and that then Deputy Attorney General James Comey (who unnecessarily appointed his buddy Fitzgerald) knew the leak wasn't a national security crime having learned this from then FBI chief Robert Mueller's probe. What a joke.

 

Moreover, they understood that a desperate and frustrated Fitzgerald (having no indictments after a 30 month investigation), with heavy-handed tactics and threats, corrupted Miller's testimony about Libby, coercing her and manipulating her memory to lie about a conversation she had with him. They understood that Fitzgerald illegally  (and apparently with the trial judge's blessing) withheld exculpatory evidence from Miller and Libby - violating the Brady Rule (see) and their due process rights to know the truth about their innocence*.

*This rule obligates the government in criminal cases to disclose exculpatory material favorable to the innocence of defendants. Not doing so invalidates indictments and even plea bargain deals like in the case of Mike Flynn with Judge Emmet Sullivan (see)  .  

Indeed, the judge and counsel members learned to their disgust that Miller and Libby never conversed about Plame being a CIA agent, but an employee at the State Department (which Plame in her book "Fair Game" said she used as a cover); and that Fitzgerald (having Plame's full employment record) illegally hid this evidence (though requested by the defense*) and steered a forgetful Miller into misremembering what they discussed - thus leading Libby into an artificial perjury trap. In other words, if  Miller had testified accurately Fitzgerald would have had no case against Libby, and would have closed his errant investigation with nothing to show for it and millions spent.  

*A Brady violation.

 In sum, Judge Silberman during Libby's hearing citing Judith Miller's book, and the glowing report of the Disciplinary Council, concluded that Libby was a good and honorable man unfairly framed for crimes he didn't commit by an overzealous, out of control prosecutor on a witch hunt. Indeed, the judge believed that during his trial LIbby didn't lie, but gave an honest recollection of events; and for that he deserved to have his disbarment reversed and law licence restored. 

 

Needless to say, President Trump's controversial pardoning of Libby last week, his vindication and restoring of his good name, was anticipated 18 months before by the DC court reversing his disbarment. Trump doing the work of justice simply righted a wrong done to a good  man that was long overdue. I'm certain that if George W. Bush knew back in 2007 what we know today he would have beat President Trump to the punch and pardoned Libby instead of commuting his unjust sentence of 30 months.

 

Just as Patrick Fitzgerald's special council probe had no underlying crime to investigate and therefore was unwarranted so too with Mueller's probe on Russian collusion. And President Trump's pardoning of Scooter Libby (a man he doesn't know) is a message to Mike Flynn, Paul Manaford, Rick Gates, Papadopoulos and Michael Cohen that he's got their backs.

 

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THE COMING EXONERATION OF MICHAEL FLYNN AND PUBLIC HUMILIATION OF ROBERT MUELLER 

COMEY, MUELLER AND FITZGERALD: THE DIRTY, LYING, CORRUPT, POLITICIZED TRIO THAT GAVE US THE PLAMEGATE HOAX  

 
 

MIKE FLYNN SIGNALS HE’S NOT COOPERATING WITH MUELLER AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP IN RUSSIA PROBE

MUELLER CHARGED FLYNN AND PAPADOPOULOS WITH LYING TO FBI – COMEY DIDN’T. WHY? 

MUELLER, MANAFORT AND THE DEATH OF THE TRUMP TOWER MEETING PROBE -THE “TREASONOUS” “SMOKING GUN” THAT FIRED BLANKS

RICK GATES’S PLEA DEAL WITH MUELLER REVEALS MANAFORT HAS NOTHING INCRIMINATING ON TRUMP

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UNSTOPPBABLE, STORM PROOF DONALD TRUMP, BUT NOT QUITE COMEY’S MOB BOSS – AND JFK’S RECKLESSNESS MAKES TRUMP LOOK PRUDENT

 

Time cover shows Trump in storm after FBI raids lawyer's office | TheHill

Time cover shows Trump in storm after FBI raids lawyer's office
 

DONALD TRUMP "THE COMEBACK KING"

 as the New York Times once crowned him (see), has weathered every stormy period and episode in his life, and every public relations disaster (of which he's had hundreds) on his gravity defying way to becoming  President.

In fact, this unbreakable, unstoppable, storm proof man (who thrives on conflict, chaos and discord)

  is the disrupting, cataclysmic, Category 7

 STORM

that's devastating

bankrupt, empty, broken

liberalism.

 

  DONALD TRUMP IS THE SIGN

LIBERALISM IS IN ITS

END TIME

James Comey compared Trump to a 'mob boss' in ABC interview, according to Axios report - CNNPolitics

IF TRUMP WERE "LIKE A MOB BOSS,"  

as Comey says, he'd have sent his pitbull lawyer Michael Cohen (a Jewish capo in the Koshner Nostra with son-in-law Jared) to bust with a bat Stormy Daniel's knee caps; and not scare her and her brat in a parking lot - which came to naught. Only punk hoodlum amateurs do weak crap like that./sarc

Seriously, if Trump were like a MAFIA DON, if he were that evil, dangerous and sadistically cruel, Comey fearing for his life, and that of his kids and wife, wouldn't have written his book of slanderous lies and put downs. Indeed, if Trump were so morally corrupt and depraved why did Comey the principled, incorruptible, virtuous cop (a model for all badges) work for him for 15 weeks - anticipating finishing his ten-year term? Why did he stay on the job subjecting himself to the indignity of serving a man he utterly despised and was bad for the country? What person of character does such a thing? Indeed, why didn't Comey resign once he learned how wicked and gangster-like Trump was? How unfit to command resembling men he put in jail for terrible crimes? It's ridiculous!

Comey is simply vilifying Trump for the unforgivable sin of firing him-which he thought wouldn't happen though  justified by Rosenstein. Fact is, Comey wanted to serve as FBI chief for as long as possible regardless who was President. The unprecedented measures he took during the election were calculated to safeguard his position and ensure his survival: appeasing Democrats, on the one hand, he saved Hillary from prosecution just before Trump's nomination; and, on the other hand, appeasing Trump and Republicans he renewed Hillary's email probe shortly before the election as insurance if she'd lose. Comey tried to be everything to everyone, and in the end lost what he wanted and valued most: a long career as FBI chief. It's that simple.

Comey is a freaking, phony, leaking, lying, pathologically narcissistic hypocrite. He's a silk stocking full of mud and manure with a broken moral compass who stunk up the FBI like no one since Hoover. He's a disgraced former FBI chief who was universally condemned by Republican and Democrat leaders alike for corrupting the institution and politicizing his job. A truly pathetic man who played a self-serving game of survival with the 2016 election and lost big time. Anyone who thinks he's credible is a laughable, hyperpartisan, Trump derangement fool. 

DISQUS DEBATE

JFK'S RECKLESSNESS, THE MOB AND ELECTION MEDDLING IN CHICAGOLAND

 Zoomie writes on Disqus

To all the loony leftists that are cheering for Mueller to find something, ANYTHING, on President Trump, ask yourself if you’d be as happy if JFK had been put under such an investigation.

 

Yup, if there were indications that jfk’s admin had a half-dozen covert contacts with russian agents during his campaign, i would have wanted that investigated to the nth degree 

 

Nothing Trump has done is more egregious, reckless and dangerously insane than JFK sleeping with Judith Campbell Exner - the lover of murdering Capone-like mob boss Sam Giacona.

  

You are welcome to your opinion but I strongly disagree. Also the whataboutism isn't really a great argument.

 

 

 

Opinion? Or an inconvenient, incontrovertible fact?

And as for Trump being likened to a "mob boss" didn't JFK's dad collude with the Chicago mob in meddling in the 1960 election? More so than Russia in 2016? And when Nixon lost he hardly raised a stink. Compare him to Hillary. Nixon was more of a man than Hillary will ever be.

http://articles.latimes.com/1997/nov/09/news/mn-51973

And worse than Judith Exner was little Teddy's Mary Jo Chappaquiddick disaster; and the scandal of having a long political career thereafter when it should have ended with Mary Jo's death.
 
 
 
 
WHAT'S THIS COMEY?
 
You just can't help making a fool of yourself in your schoolyard attacks on the President. The truth is this, Mr.: While President Trump making history seized the White House with both his small hands, you, however, couldn't hold on to the FBI directorship with your larger ones.
 
 
 
And let's not forget those small Trump hands built this
 
 
And so much more
 
 
 
 
But Blumy, you said the same when Flynn, Papadopoulos, Manafort and Gates were indicted. Their indictments, you gleefully said, spelled doom for the President. He was finished, kaput, done - headed for impeachment or a Nixon-like resignation. Cohen's not been charged with a crime and now you say he's the gamechanger: an anticipating sign that Trump's downfall is near. You should know from experience that you're not even close.
 
Truth is we're 15 months into Trump's 'terribly, terrifying reign of terribilness' and the only game that's changing is Barack Obama's awful legacy of economic, military and geopolitical decline - as Trump's popularity climes. It was "the economy, stupid" that saved your old boss Bill Clinton from the Senate removing him from office for impeachable crimes. Do you think with a booming economy and most voters prospering (with millions taking home fatter paychecks and businesses profiting) it would be any different for Trump? Not on your life! The game indeed is changing, and Trump once again is winning.
 
 
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TRUMP NO MORE JEALOUS OF JEFFREY BEZOS THAN POOR HARRY TRUMAN WOULD BE

 

Washington Post senior editor: Trump is jealous of Jeff Bezos · The Hill

Washington Post senior editor Marc Fisher said Sunday that President Trump has “a jealousy issue” with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos
 
HILARIOUS!
 
Why would the world's most powerful man, himself a multi- billionaire, be jeolous of Jeff Bezos? Why would any US President from the richest like Trump to the poorest like Truman prefer to be Bezos than the resident of 1600 Pennsyvania Avenue 15 months into their presidency (see)? Does Marc Fisher think that poor Harry Truman, the man who ended World War II and saved South Korea from communism, would have wanted to trade places with Bezos beacuse of his staggering success in the private sector? Beacuse Bezos controls a vast business empire and poor Harry couldn't make it in the haberdashery business selling hats? If Truman wouldn't be jealous of Bezos and his unrivaled wealth why would Donald Trump who values his political over his financial achievements, and wouldn't trade the one for the other?
 
 
Truly, what has Bezos done that's more impressive and astonishing than Trump's shocking rise to power from real estate mogul and TV star to President while holding no elected office in between? Bought the failing Washington Post and Whole Foods with its overpriced goods? Trump's unique, unparalleled, historic achievements overshadow what Bezos has done, and it humiliates him. It surely hurts Bezos to wake every morning from his wet dream of a Trump free White House only to be faced with a new Trump tweet that's damaging to him and his company. Bezos made a titanic effort trying to keep Trump down on the ground a mere low level billionaire, and epically failed; and now he's trying and failing to make him that again by lying about his "crimes" (and those of his family) and pushing for his impeachment or resignation - while losing much in the process.
 
 
Bezos, a pathological Trump hater from the start - from Trump's escalator ride down Trump Tower when he kicked off his campaign, to his rising poll numbers today as America's businesses and workers prosper - used his great wealth, influence and media power to thrwart his advance and hurt him in every way; and what does this vicious, cold-blooded tycoon have to show for his malevolence? A loss of $18 billion. 
 
 
 
As Andrew Benjamin writes here before Trump launched his assault on Bezos, Amazon was valued at $1617 per share; today it's worth $1391 having dropped 14% at a personal loss to Bezos of a whopping $18 billion. Trump beat Bezos on election day and is beating him again as he deregulates, tax cuts and grows his way to reelection in 2020; and there's only one way Bezos can stop him: sabotage the Trump strong economy - do to the economy what Trump is doing to Amazon. 
 
Bezos has spent millions trying to dig up damaging dirt on Trump and has come up with crap.
 
Jealousy is defined as "hostility toward a rival or one believed to enjoy an advantage." Trump by the advantage  of his larger than life personality, will power, energy, stamina and strength defeated Bezos and his media allies at the NY Times and CNN and seized the presidency; and by the advantage of his high office, counterpunching daily and tweeting up storms Trump is humiliating Bezos costing him billions, making him look like the world's richest BOZO.
 
Who should envy who? Who should be the jealous one? Who's the man driven by hate? When you know that you're great there's no room for jealousy and hate. I don't know about you my friends but I'd prefer to be Donald Trump to Amazon's Jeffrey Bezos.
 
 
 
 
 

TRUMP INSPIRED BY IDF SOLDIERS DEFENDING ISRAEL’S BORDER SENDS TROOPS TO US-MEXICAN BORDER TO FRIGHTEN ILLEGALS – NEXT STEP: DEFUND LA RAZA

 

 
Palestinian Israel Gaza
 
 
 

President Trump inspired and greatly impressed by Bibi Netanyahu's decisive action in sending IDF forces to protect Israel's border with Gaza from savage Palestinian invaders, ordered (just several days later) US National Guard troops to assist border patrol agents in defending the US-Mexican border from the sudden surge (caused by the Trump strong economy) in illegal crossings. Trump's message to these criminals is clear: 

CROSSOVER AT YOUR PERIL!

By sending soldiers to the border Trump wants illegals to believe that they run the risk of ending up like the dead and injured Palestinians. He's playing up the militarization aspect of his order to inspire fear in Mexicans (and others) planning on illegally coming here. Fear that they might be fired on and killed by these troops, though using lethal force is not in the cards just yet. Don’t underestimate the deterrent value of a fully equipped National Guard standing at the ready.

Leftist snowflakes who think that shooting illegals would constitute  MURDER (unlawful killing) are wrong. There is no law that says that the National Guard cannot be mobilized and use deadly force to protect every inch of our southern border that is violated daily by  these folks. This isn't murder;  it's the legal killing of mostly anti-American criminals posing an economic and national security threat to the American people. The troops can't legally arrest them, but they can legally shoot them. 

President Trump as Commander-in-Chief has the same authority, right and duty that Netanyahu and every head of state has to order the use of deadly force to stop the massive crime of illegal immigration - a national disease which I call BORDERPOROUSIS. Again, these aren't innocents who are crossing; they are CRIMINAL LAWBREAKERS many of whom deeply and psychopathically hate this country and are opposed to assimilating and being Americanized and becoming one of us once they get here. 

THE SLIPPERY SLOPE TO DEADLY MILITARIZATION

Trump has the balls to act like Netanyahu as a last resort if all else fails - and have our troops shoot illegals dead for its deterrent effect. The order he signed, I believe, is the first step toward real, deadly, lethal militarization. There's going to be a showdown and it's going to be ugly. Trump knows that if just a few of these criminals are killed while trying to breach our borders the massive invasion will cease and dwindle to a trickle. Living in America is not a life or death matter for these people. Most aliens would rather live in poor, violent, sh*thole Mexico than chance dying at the border shot dead by gringos.  

BRIEF DISQUS DEBATE

LOL! Deadly force to stop people who are, for the most part, trying to get a job, or an education, or join their family member, is "legal killing"? You are an idiot, Apollo and a psychopath. I can only imagine your "solution" for stopping other lawbreakers, like jaywalkers and people who pay their gas bill three days late.

 

You mean illegals getting jobs at the expense of poor, low skilled, under educated Americans by working at a fraction of the cost, and driving down wages for American workers while costing them billions in welfare payments,

California with the highest % of illegals in the country has the highest poverty rate at 20%; and the lowest quality of life, ranking 50th by US News and World Report - a liberal news mag.

California which ranks dead last in enforcing federal immigration laws is deteriorating into a third world sh* t hole state; and we Trump supporting conservatives are hell-bent on preventing this from spreading plague-like to the rest of the country. And if that means using deadly force at the border to stop illegals then so be it!  Illegal alien blood is cheap and I don't mind seeing it spilled.

GOV. BROWN VS. TRUMP ON NATIONAL GUARD ISSUE

FROM THE COMMENT SECTION

HaveGunWillTravel

The California National Guard will have to be Federalized. Gov Brown will not accede to this.

 

Rob Roy

In reply to HaveGunWillTravel. “The California National Guard will have to be Federalized.Gov Brown will not accede to this.” I don’t think it works that way, but maybe someone else can better describe it. I think that the national guard may be called up and used by the state governers, and some state monies go to supporting the guard costs. But the states get federal monies to maintain the guards, and they can be called up at any time by the national authority. I don’t think a governor can refuse.

 

ApolloSpeaks

In reply to Rob Roy. Rob Roy writes, “I don’t think a governor can refuse.” You are correct! In 1954 Governor Orval Faubus ordered the Arkansas National Guard to block the court ordered integration of Little Rock Central High School. An incensed Pres. Eisenhower used his CIC authority to federalize the Guard, and ordered them to stand down. Based on that precedent Trump SHOULD be able to override Brown’s decisions against using the CA Guard, if necessary – and that of every other governor like the fool in Oregon.

 

Next step for President Trump:

DEFUND LA RAZA

 
 

This radical, anti-American, pro- illegal alien, separatist org. believes that Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California belong to Mexico; and that the US-Mexican border should be completely erased allowing Mexicans to freely enter this country at will - and millions of unassimilable illegals agree with them. This subversive, racist, lawbreaking group (it should be outlawed) receives in excess of $15 million in federal grants per year to work against our country. President Trump must end this madness immediately and defund La Raza; and use the money to pay for the guardsman and build the wall. 

POSTSCRIPT

ISRAEL HATING PALESTINIANS AND AMERICA HATING MEXICANS

Every Palestinian child learns at home, in school and at Mosque that the Jewish state of Israel has no right to exist; that the land of Israel belongs to them; and that they have the deed to that land signed by Almighty God Himself: the Holy Koran.

Similarly Mexican children are raised to believe that the US stole Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California from them; and they are its true owners. And just as the Palestinians believe they have the right to breach Israel's borders and live in Israel if they so choose so are millions of Mexicans convinced they have the same right for invading the US and living here.

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THE COMING EXONERATION OF MICHAEL FLYNN AND PUBLIC HUMILIATION OF ROBERT MUELLER

NOTE TO READER

My last piece on General Flynn (see) was principally about the underlying reason for his sudden, shocking, unexpected return to campaign politics stumping for pro-Trump candidates for Congress, and showing his continued, strong loyal support for President Trump. This piece goes more deeply than anyone has gone, and breaks new ground, on the subject of Flynn's innocence of lying to the FBI.

JANUARY 22, 2017

U.S. Eyes Michael Flynn’s Links to Russia - WSJ

Counterintelligence agents have investigated communications by President Trump’s national security adviser, including phone calls to Russian ambassador in late December

 

 
JANUARY 23, 2017
 
 

The Wall Street Journal and Washington Post articles cited above are key to understanding Michael Flynn's coming exoneration; and the public humiliation and possible downfall of corrupt, crooked, Never Trumper Robert Mueller for withholding evidence of his innocence from Flynn and violating his due process rights.

General Flynn leaving court after pleading guilty.

On December 1, 2017 Michael Flynn pled guilty before Judge Rudy Contraeus to one count of willfully and knowingly making false statements to the FBI - a crime punishable by up to five years in prison. Indeed, Flynn admitted lying about the perfectly legal phone conversation he had with former Russian Ambassador Kislyak denying that he spoke to him about a UN vote against Israel, and about requesting that his country refrain from retaliating against the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the US. 

FLYNN UNDER GREAT DURESS FROM MUELLER LIES ABOUT LYING

There's only one small problem though which everyone seems to have missed: Flynn lied about lying to the FBI; he was forced into lying by corrupt, crooked, out of control Robert Mueller who's heading the Trump impeachment investigation disguised as a counter intelligence probe on Russian "collusion." How do I know this? It's simple: no way that Mike Flynn would lie to FBI agents (one of whom was anti-Trumper Peter Strzok) 48 hours after learning that the National Security Agency was in possession of surveillance tapes of his late December conversations with Kislyac. No freaking way Flynn would deliberately lie and commit a crime (over perfectly legal conversations) knowing that the FBI had access to these tapes, listened to them in preparation for the interview, and would check his answers against them. And this is what they did as there was no other way to verify Flynn's veracity.

 

COMEY TESTIFIES TO FLYNN'S INNOCENCE

 With good reason James Comey 40 days later testified in a closed meeting before Congress that minor unintentional inaccuracies aside Flynn was perfectly truthful to Strzok and his partner. Indeed, as I pointed out here, after Flynn's January 24th meeting with the Feds they lost their interest in him. While Comey was FBI chief the late January interview with Flynn was the only one his agents conducted with him. Why? Because the phone calls were perfectly legal; and because, knowing they were legal, he was perfectly truthful about them. In short, the accuracy of Flynn's answers (corroborated by the NSA tapes) raised no concerns, suspicions, or red flags that he was hiding something criminal warranting further investigative meetings.

COMEY'S MEMO

Ironically, Comey's leaked memo where he claims that Trump asked him to "go easy on Flynn" and which many anti-Trumpers point to as possible justice obstruction is laughable in this context; for when Comey spoke in private with Trump (14 days after Flynn's interview with Strzok) Flynn wasn't under investigation. But that was to change when Rosenstein defying the President appointed Robert Mueller special counsel with unfettered powers. For Flynn would become a target of his efforts, though he was an innocent man.

THE SCHEME TO ENSNARE GENERAL FLYNN

Indeed, once in office Mueller and pit bull Andrew Weissmann worked out what I believe was a scheme to ensnare the General and turn him using the indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates as leverage. The following time line, I believe, supports this theory.

On October 30th Mueller's grand jury issued parallel 12 count indictments against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, two former high-ranking officials in the Trump campaign (see and see). Now both men, old friends and business partners, did unregistered (illegal) lobbying work for the pro-Russian Ukrainian government of Viktor Yanukovitch. While this illegality (called a FARA* violation) wasn't a serious crime (it's rarely prosecuted) Team Mueller by trickery and half clever redefining of the FARA laws turned it into money laundering and tax fraud offenses** carrying around 20 years of jail time. Once this was done Mueller began working on the less wealthy, more vulnerable General Flynn.

*Foreign Agents Registration Act

**Mueller did the unheard of thing of criminalizing Manafort's and Gate's legally earned consulting fees (making it the equivalent of mob money) and charging them with washing the funds when they used it to buy assets such as real estate, boats, jewelry, etc.

For Flynn, like Manafort and Gates, was a FARA violater working as an unregistered lobbyist for the Turkish government of Recep Erdogan. And Mueller most likely threatened Flynn with the same FARA based money laundering and tax fraud crimes. In the meantime, Flynn (not terribly wealthy like Manafort) was going broke from his mounting legal bills; and on November 23rd after President Trump refused Flynn's plea to help him out financially (see) Flynn's attorneys told Trump's legal team that they'd no longer be communicating with them about the investigation (see). This decision was a sign that a financially desperate and emotionally exhausted Flynn was moving to cooperate with Mueller’s probe and negotiate a deal with him.

Then seven days later on November 30th Mueller issued an indictment charging Flynn with one count of making false statements to the FBI (see). Then on the following day December 1st Flynn pleaded guilty in court as part of a plea bargain deal with Mueller to cooperate with him. Mueller's pressure tactics worked. Flynn was his. But as fate would have it Mueller's success would be short-lived,  as it's now hurting him with a ball busting Judge who's got Flynn's back.

   JUDGE EMMET SULLIVAN

Indeed, Mueller couldn't see what was coming. No one could. If only Chief Justice Roberts (or whoever) had let well enough alone and left Judge Contreras do his job presiding over the Flynn case Mueller wouldn't be looking down the barrel of another judge's gun ready to be publicly blasted for his misdeeds. It was December 7th the 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, and providence it seemed launched a sneak attack on Mueller and his dirty, crooked partisan dream team. Judge Contreras (friend of Peter Strzok who interviewed Flynn and was friendly to the prosecution) was forced to recuse himself for unknown reasons; and in his place was put by design, or by random chance, or by a Higher Power Judge Emmet Sullivan - a Brady violating prosecutor's worse nightmare. Indeed, Sullivan was the right judge at the right time that Mike Flynn needed to exonerate him, humiliate Mueller and damage the integrity (of which there's little) of his errant investigation.

Now this is the part that is truly fascinating and that everyone has missed. Prosecutor's are obligated by law to disclose to defendants any evidence they have favorable to their innocence. This is called the Brady Rule (see). In the case of Mike Flynn Mueller did no such thing. Since both he and Flynn knew he was innocent of the charge he pled guilty to (lying to the FBI) Mueller disclosing to Flynn the evidence of his innocence served no purpose - it wouldn't have changed his phony, forced guilty plea. And this mutually agreed upon omission, as it's turning out, is the fatal flaw in Mueller's prosecution of Flynn that's giving him one big splitting headache with ball busting Judge Sullivan.

Ted Steven's testifying on his behalf in Judge Steven's court.

For the law is the law. And Judge Sullivan is a stickler on the Brady Rule. Sullivan in fact presided over the infamous Ted Stevens case where the Senator was charged by corrupt and abusive DOJ prosecutors with seven counts of making false statements - though they had evidence of Steven's innocence which they illegally hid from him. This resulted in the temporary suspension of two prosecutors without pay (who did not intentionally mean to hurt Stevens see), and a third who committed suicide apparently fearing disbarment and jail time (see).

MUELLER VIOLATES FLYNN'S DUE PROCESS RIGHTS

Now when Sullivan replaced Contreras he learned from Flynn that Mueller violated the Brady Rule and withheld exculpatory evidence from him (such as the transcript of the FBI interview showing Flynn's innocence). So he immediately issued his normal standing order to Mueller reminding him of the Brady Rule, and the  government's obligations to Flynn. That was on December 12th. But Mueller ignored it. And two months later on February 16th Sullivan (convinced of Flynn's innocence regardless of the guilty plea) issued a revised, more strongly worded and detailed standing order (see): quoting 13 federal cases Sullivan stated that Mueller's failure to provide Flynn with evidence favorable to him at the plea negotiations was "a violation of his Due Process Rights;" and this invalidated Flynn's guilty plea and gave him the right to WITHDRAW it.

In other words, General Flynn has the blessing of Judge Sullivan to vacate his guilty plea if he so chooses. No wonder why Flynn has come out of hiding and is suddenly campaigning (like the happy warrior of old) for pro-Trump candidates -  publicly showing his loyalty for Trump which he hasn't done since he was fired. Mueller has lost him; Flynn's deal with him is effectively dead - killed and buried by the intervention of Judge Sullivan.

But the big question now is this: will Flynn choose to recant his guilty plea? Will he drop this bombshell at his sentencing scheduled in May and publicly humiliate Mueller and his "dream" investigative team? What a sensation that would make and boost it would give to President Trump's complaint that his collusion with Russia is a fake, mostly media created scandal that didn't warrant a federal probe.

However, there is a possibility, a strong one at that, that Flynn will choose not to take this route. Why? Because if he vacates his plea deal Mueller (if he's still special counsel) could come back at him with new charges such as I mentioned above: a FARA based money laundering charge - or whatever crimes Mueller and Weissmann could dream up. But if this is what the General decides what is certain to happen at his sentencing is this: Judge Sullivan convinced as he is of Flynn's innocence and the injustice done to him will give him a SUSPENDED SENTENCE; and in explaining to the public his reasons for reaching this decision he'll expose the corruption and prosecutorial malfeasance of Mueller, Weissmann and his partisan, politicized, impeach Trump "dream team."

Desperate men do desperate things. And a desperate Michael Flynn facing financial ruin agreed to a corrupt and illegal plea deal with  Mueller who made him lie about lying to the Feds thinking that with a judge favorable to him (Contraras) he could get away with it. However, providence intervened and brought in Sullivan to shatter his plan. But whatever decision the General makes (vacating his plea or not) this much is clear: it will be devastating for Mueller; It will spark a sensational scandal likely forcing his resignation, and perhaps putting an end to his unwarranted investigation.

UPDATE

4-23-18

Michael Flynn to campaign for Montana Republican

 

 

 

 

Now that General Flynn is virtually free from Mueller, and with Judge Sullivan's help is about to be exonerated, he is continuing what he began last month: signaling to the public that he's not cooperating with Mueller against President Trump by campaigning for pro-Trump Republican candidates.

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Michael Flynn campaigning for California congressional candidate - ABC News

Michael Flynn 'putting his life back together' after guilty plea in Mueller probe - ABC News

“What I'm not here to do, is I'm not here to complain about who has done me wrong, or how unfair I've been treated or how unfair the entire [Mueller investigation] process has been,” Flynn said to laughter from supporters as he introduced Navarro at the rally. “You know, it is what it is."  

Supporters were reportedly shocked. They couldn't believe the news. Nor could I, this soon. Incredibly, on March 16th (when Attorney General Sessions fired deep state leaker and liar Andrew McCabe*) General Michael Flynn, President Trump's former National Security Adviser (who pled guilty to lying to the FBI) was out in California jubilantly stumping for Hispanic politician Omar Navarro, a GOP candidate for the House. Flynn after being absent from politics for more than a year was unexpectedly back hoping to cause a national sensation; but overshadowed by the news about McCabe - a man who did him wrong (see postscript) - Flynn failed to get the media coverage he wanted and deserved. 
Now Navarro, a radical, pro-Trump, right-wing conservative who's campaigning on the Trumpian inspired theme "Make California Great Again" is running for the seat held by rabid, anti-Trumper Maxine Waters. Poor, stupid, dumb, "Low IQ" Waters (as Trump hilariously calls her) is the lunatic supporter of Jew hating, racist, black supremacist Lewis Farrakhan, who obsessed with conspiracy theories involving Trump and Russia has accused him of treason (being part of a secret, subversive "Kremlin Klan") and often calls for his impeachment. Water's delighted that Flynn was supporting her opponent (himself a felon for putting a tracking device on his wife's car) quipped that "now he's taking his lies to Palm Beach." But Flynn, an honest man, brought no lies with him that day.
Flynn whose legal problems were killing him financially stopped the bleeding by pleading guilty to making false statements to the FBI about a legal conversation he had (during the transition) with former Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak; this was conditional on giving Robert Mueller his undivided and full cooperation with investigators in the Russia-Trump collusion probe (which has come to naught).
Trump haters surmised and fantasized that Flynn, who was practically Trump's left hand campaign man, has incriminating evidence on him colluding with Russia on interfering with the 2016 election; and, they believe (and want badly to be true), that Mueller with the dirt Flynn provides will indict Trump, get him impeached and save the country from the nightmare of his America First presidency.
But this isn't happening, nor will it. For Flynn suddenly and abruptly jumping back into the political ring and campaigning for the strongly pro-Trump Navarro (running against the worst Trump derangement nut in Congress) is clearly signaling that he's anything but a cooperating witness against the President; that he hasn't turned against him (or anyone else in the campaign) to save his hide or that of his son's (as many believe); it's a certain, strong, positive signal that like Omar Navarro he Mike Flynn is defiantly loyal to Donald Trump; that he supports him and his movement 1000%, and is doing nothing with Never Trumper Robert Mueller to hurt him.
In other words, General Flynn, it appears, is defying Mueller and violating the terms of his plea agreement - thus putting himself (and son?) at risk of spending a full five years in jail...the maximum penalty for lying to the Feds. But Flynn is unfazed and doesn't seem to care; and here, I believe, is the reason why: 
Judge Emmet Sullivan
What appears to be happening (as I wrote about here) is that Flynn is in the process of withdrawing or vacating his guilty plea due to gross prosecutorial abuse uncovered by his judge: that Mueller unlawfully tricked or forced Flynn to plead guilty to a crime he didn't commit, and had evidence of his innocence. This (ignored by MSM) is what's at issue now in the courts; and the major development that happened Tuesday (cited by Sarah Carter) of Mueller turning over all discoverable evidence of Flynn's innocence to ball busting Judge Emmet Sullivan is ominous for Mueller's investigation and reputation - and a downer for Trump haters who were foolishly counting on Flynn.
An innocent Ted Stevens indicted and found guilty on seven counts of lying in the infamous false statements case - where DOJ prosecutors hid exculpatory evidence.
Judge Sullivan (a Clinton appointee), who replaced in the case recused Judge Rudy Contraeus (an Obama appointee), is an expert on prosecutorial malfeasance; in fact, he's famous for presiding over the Ted Stevens corruption trial where DOJ prosecutors falsely accused the Republican Senator of seven counts of making false statements; this cost him his Senate seat before he lost his life in a plane crash. In short, it was the prosecutors who criminally lied to Judge Sullivan and made false statements about Stevens, not Stevens who lied to them or to anyone; and Sullivan digging up a ton of dirt uncovered the worse prosecutorial abuse case in US history; so bad and damning was the evidence against the DOJ that it caused one prosecutor, who was facing possible disbarment and jail time, to commit suicide (see).
Similarly, Mueller, it seems, illegally framed the General with a fabricated crime, and that could mean curtains for him and his get Trump impeachment investigation. No wonder why Flynn is the soul of cheerfulness, optimism and mirth lately (smiling at Waters and anyone who calls him a liar and felon); with Judge Sullivan's help he'll soon (like Ted Stevens) be exonerated, taking down Mueller instead of Donald Trump.
Indeed, Mueller's misconduct is based on the fact that James Comey when FBI Chief, contradicting Mueller, testified to Congress last year that Flynn was truthful to investigators when questioned about his call with Kislyak. As I wrote here after that interview Flynn it seems no longer mattered to the FBI as there were no follow up meetings with him. This wouldn't have been the case if Flynn was caught blatantly lying to them as stated in his indictment; for other meetings would have been needed to get to the bottom of it. Indeed, from Flynn's meeting on January 24th with (hyperpartisan, Trump hating) investigator Peter Strzok* to Comey's firing on May 9th he Flynn fell off the FBI's radar screen and was all but dead to them because his interview raised no concerns or red flags.
*Strzok and friend acting deep state AG Sally Yates wanted badly to nail Flynn. In fact, Yates wanted to prosecute him on the never enforced, antiquated Logan Act because of his communications with Kislyak. Investigating a Logan violation is what prompted Strzok's unwarranted interview with Flynn; by the way, this was authorized by none other than Andrew McCabe who had an ax to grind with Flynn (see postscript). 
But that was to change 180 degrees when Mueller became special counsel. As Flynn was financially going broke, and President Trump reportedly wouldn't help him with his legal bills (see), Mueller taking advantage of this offered Flynn something like the following deal:
'Cooperate with me and plead guilty to lying to the FBI and I'll spare you what I did to Manafort and Gates and continued financial hardship; for like them you made money working as an unregistered agent for a foreign government; and I'll indict you for money laundering and tax fraud like I did to them.'
An intimidated Flynn (a lobbyist for Turkey) accepted the deal believing, apparently, that Mueller had a valid case for charging him with lying; but he and his lawyers were deceived...but not for long as providence would have it.
 
For on December 1st when Flynn pled guilty before Judge Contreras and his deal went public it apparently triggered an angry reaction with some Republican lawmakers - one or several Congressmen (McConnell, Burr, Ryan, Nunes) who heard Comey testify to Flynn's innocence contacted Chief Justice Roberts (or some other high ranking judge) to inform him about the discrepancy between Comey and Mueller. Then six days later on December 7th Roberts (or whoever) FORCED Contreras to recuse himself from the case (turns out he was friends with Peter Strzok see) and randomly* replaced him with Judge Sullivan.
*I have a hard time believing it was random. Then again God works in strange ways.
Sullivan then did three things: 1. He lengthened Mueller's request to extend Flynn's sentencing date; Mueller wanted a 90 extension to mid-March, but Sullivan tacted on another 60 days to mid-May; this obviously was done to give Sullivan enough time to study Flynn's case.
2. Sullivan superseding Flynn's guilty plea said that if any evidence of Flynn's innocence was withheld from him during plea negotiations that it was in violation of his due process rights; and that this invalidated the plea deal giving Flynn the right to vacate his guilty plea.
And 3. if Mueller had a problem with disclosing any exculpatory evidence to Flynn (which he apparently did*) that it must be submitted to him, Judge Sullivan; and that he'd decide what to disclose to Flynn (see).
*It is interesting to note that Sullivan ordered Mueller to do this in early December, and that he dragged his feet taking him almost four months to comply. God knows what private threats Sullivan made to Mueller to light a fire under him. In the Steven's case he held DOJ prosecutors in contempt (see).
In other words, if there was zero evidence of Flynn's innocence nothing would've been given to the judge. And what Mueller certainly gave to him (among other things and most importantly) were the exculpatory notes to Flynn's interview with the FBI of January 24, 2017*. These notes (in their original, unaltered form) will explain to the defense why the FBI didn't charge Flynn with the crime of lying to them while Comey was its director - vs. Mueller so charging him ten months after the interview as if he knew better than the investigators. 
  Moreover, with Mueller and Comey in contradiction Mueller would have to explain the discrepancy to Judge Sullivan and Flynn. He'd have to prove that Comey and his interrogators screwed up; that they incompetently missed the smoking gun; and that the transcripts or notes of the interview conclusively proved that Flynn INTENTIONALLY lied; and that Mueller was justified in charging him with a crime. 
It's important to note that Byron York who brought to light Comey's testimony of Flynn's innocence reported that he Comey indicated to lawmakers that there were minor inaccuracies (things misremembered) in Flynn's answers to Strzok - but they weren't intentional or criminal. And these innocent inaccuracies were as close to Flynn came to lying to investigators.  
As of today, right now that's where things stand. But Flynn's sudden, extraordinary, reappearance in politics (returning as the happy warrior), looking like the confident man who campaigned for Trump in 2016 (as if nothing terrible has happened to him), can only be seen as a sign that things are going well for him; that the worst is behind him; and that he's about to withdraw his guilty plea with the blessing of Judge Sullivan, and pull the rug out from under corrupt, witch hunter, Never Trumper Robert Mueller.  
 
 POSTSCRIPT I
THE FLYNN-MCCABE COINCIDENCE
It is totally fascinating that Michael Flynn's first public appearance since he was fired as Trump's National Security Adviser should coincide with the firing of former  Deputy Director Andrew McCabe of the FBI. For it was McCabe who set up the sit down between Flynn and Strzok; and it was McCabe (according to investigative journalist Michael Cernovich) who allegedly altered Strzok's notes on the interview making it seem that Flynn lied.
It is reported that McCabe intensely disliked Michael Flynn because of his support for agent Robyn Gritz who filed a sexual discrimination complaint against the bureau in 2013 (see). McCabe fought Gritz and her complaint tooth and nail, and Flynn defended her against him.
Question is will Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report on McCabe's misconduct and misdeeds include Cernovich's allegations on the altered notes? Will it mention McCade's animus toward Flynn because of his defense of Robyn Gritz?
And is Justice Sullivan waiting for the IG's report on McCabe before he makes the decision to nullify Flynn's plea agreement with Mueller, and then launch a criminal investigation into Mueller's probe? What a time to be alive; it's amazing what's going on.  
POSTSCRIPT II
As you may recall in late March 2017 Mike Flynn requested from Congress immunity from prosecution as a condition for testifying about Russian meddling in the 2016 election.  But Flynn didn't want immunity from crimes he committed; he wanted it to shield himself from what he said was "the highly politicized witch hunt environment against UNFAIR prosecution." What he possibly had in mind was being charged with violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).
 
This is a law requiring agents of foreign governments lobbying in the US to register with the DOJ and report on their earnings and activities. This law is rarely enforced, and only seven Americans were prosecuted for it over the last 50 years with one conviction.
 
But Flynn who worked and earned money as an unregistered agent for Turkey could have been unfairly charged with this crime and other things related to it. This happened to Paul  Manafort and Rick Gates: they were unfairly charged by Mueller with money laundering stemming from their earnings for the work they did lobbying for the Ukraine. And indeed, when Flynn pled guilty to lying (as I mentioned above) scalp hunter Mueller probably held a FARA based money laundering charge over his head - the unfair prosecution he feared. I wrote about this here.
 
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Will Stormy Daniels Use Steele Dossier "Golden Showers" Lie To Embarrass Trump?  - ApolloSpeaks

 

As you can see my prediction wasn't too far off. Lying, shameless, politically motivated, horny Stormy Daniels didn't go where I thought she might go to super-sensationalize her 60 Minutes interview with Anderson Cooper: using the fallacious, salacious Steele dossier's "golden showers" story to piss off and humiliate Donald Trump. Just falling short of that Stormy, instead, treated us to the laughable, slapstick, stupid story of spanking robust, tough guy, sexist, machismo Donald with a rolled up copy of a magazine that had him on the cover - and it changed his behavior, she claims, which no one has been able to do.

And she said this very convincingly with a straight, unblinking face. But that should surprise no one. Stormy is a trained, professional, damn good method actress (better than I imagined she'd be) skilled in the art of making lies seem emotionally genuine, honest and true (see). With good reason she rose to the top of the adult entertainment world and stayed there for many years as its unnamed, uncrowned depraved clown queen.

  

But Stormy wants us to believe that for the interview she stripped herself of her acting skills, bared her soul, looked into the camera and artlessly told the naked truth with complete honest to goodness sincerity - and with as much integrity as her polluted, sick, sewer like soul could muster. Why? For "righteousness," she said. After years of  health destroying, life shortening unbridled lust (she's worn out and old beyond her years) Stormy had a porn again experience to "do what's right and get the truth out." How? With unshocking revelations about The Donald 12 years back when he was a swinging, philandering, anything goes, New York liberal and bosom friend of degenerate BJ Clinton - who's infidelities he defended against "the Republican hypocrite moralists in Congress      (see)." Now liberal hypocrites in the media are using "righteous" Stormy to attack Trump's past infidelities as if she's a moral crusader more fit for the presidency than him.

But it's obvious from Stormy's camera hungry lawyer that his client isn't on a moral crusade to right any wrongs; it's obvious she's politically motivated and on the make impugning Trump for profit and enduring fame. By getting Trump (and Michael Cohen) in trouble with the Federal Election Commission for possible campaign finance crimes (see postscript) sordid Stormy is hoping to bring him down and put him in jail where others have failed (for 30 years  see). 

Stormy is hoping to go down in history as Trump's "Deep Throat" - without a Woodward, Bernstein and Washington Post - causing his impeachment or Nixon-like downfall and resignation. There's the possible crime of hushing her up with $130 grand to influence the election; then the cover up: denying that the Trump campaign had anything to do with the payment.

If Deep Throat Daniels succeeds in undoing the election maybe she can use it to realize her wet dream of becoming a US Senator. It's not well known that she has political ambitions - that in 2010 she declared herself a contender in Louisiana against disgraced GOP Senator David Vitter who was embroiled in a sex scandal. Actually, this cesspool of depravity in the well of the Senate couldn't make that swamp any fouler.

 
 

Oh, by the way, talented method actors like Stormy are known to be adept at cheating lie detector tests. Just as they emotionally and mentally lose themselves in the roles they play and convince us that they're someone else, they are good at putting on an act for polygraphers - being calm or stressful as the question demands to come out looking spic and span, the effect of a trained imagination.

"Did you spank Mr. Trump at his Lake Tahoe hotel?" the polygrapher asks Stormy."Yes," she replies as she thinks of a guy she once spanked. "Did someone threaten you about Trump as you and your kid were walking to the gym?" "Yes" she replies as she thinks of a guy who slapped her around as the sex became rough and violent. 

Good actors, it is said, are fantastic liars; and good liars fantastic actors. And Stormy Daniels is fantastic; but not enough to bring down Trump who has passed through a thousand PR disasters (many worse than this) on his way to the White House, and since he got there. Stormygate is no Hollywood Access tape - and a dozen women claiming to be groped; and it doesn't rise to the level of Russiagate, the greatest federal investigation hoax in US history - that began with the golden showers joke.

HILLARY, STORMY AND JIM COMEY

If Stormy had spilled out her guts before Election Day Hillary might have lost Michigan by 9000 instead of 10,000 votes.
 

It's fascinating to note that Stormy's non-disclosure with Trump was signed on October 28, 2016; this was the day James Comey renewed the Hillary Clinton email probe, triggered by Anthony Weiner's sexcapades. One good thing that could arise from this: bat shit crazy Hillary could add it to her growing list of reasons why she lost to Trump. 

 

POSTSCRIPT

 

"IT'S NOT ABOUT THE SEX, IT'S ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION"

Texas AG Ken Paxton could hold the key to ending the Trump presidency - but never use it.

"Stormyagate is a campaign corruption scandal disguised as a sex scandal" says a NY Times writer.  I say SO WHAT! If Michael Cohen's $130 grand payout to silence Daniels violated campaign finance laws and he's charged by the Federal Election Commission with a crime he's giving all the signs that he's willing to fall on his sword for his billionaire friend and client - who has his back. For Trump has presidential pardon power and will certainly apply it to his friend just like he did to Joe Arpaio who's done way less for him.

"But," I'm told, "this might not work for these two in the end. Why? Because of the legal principle called “dual sovereignty.” This allows a state (or multiple states) to prosecute people for the same crimes as the federal government, if the conduct constitutes a crime and was committed in that state." 

"And the downside for Trump (and Cohen)," so I'm told, "is that his presidential pardon power extends only to federal not state crimes."

But here's the problem for these Trump hating folks: there's no known example in US legal history of parallel federal/state prosecutions of campaign finance crimes. And those who hope that Cohen might be the first will be disappointed to learn that Stormy Daniels' NDA was signed and notarized in the deep red Republican state of Texas - whose Attorney General Ken Paxton is a huge "build the wall" fan of Donald Trump's.

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JAMES COMEY: SAINT, PARAGON OF VIRTUE, CRIME FIGHTER OF THE AGES – GOING TO JAIL?

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SO THIS PROVEN SERIAL LIAR, CORRUPT COP AND DEFINITE JUSTICE OBSTRUCTING, PERJURING FELON 

has written a worthless, self-serving book (like his mostly made up criminally leaked memos see) showing what a paragon of virtue, morality, integrity, courage, decency and leadership he was when heading the FBI. That he was the model director, protector of liberty and indispensable crime fighting man who all future chiefs, agents and badges should emulate, copy and love. That what honest Abe Lincoln was to the presidency Comey was to the law enforcement community: an incorruptible, honest 21st century Eliot Ness; the cop of the ages - THE IDEAL G-MAN; a living misunderstood secular saint who can be equaled but not surpassed in his awesomeness - and did the country an immense good when he jailed Martha Stewart for nearly nothing. And now he's written a book to celebrate himself (because no one else will) and set the record straight in one of the greatest American publishing events ever...16 days from April Fools' Day. I can't wait.

 

Indeed, this great, good, honorable man (on the side of the angels in everything) will tell us how he was victimized and wronged by our evil, ogre, unfit to command President who fired him because of "the Russian thing;" but say nothing on how he plotted and schemed with McCabe, Ohr, Strzok and Page to safeguard Hillary's candidacy, and keep Trump him from seizing the White House; then tried to undermine and overthrow him when he got there. Why? Because of his loyalty to God, justice and country? To save the republic from Trump-Putin subversive collusion (which he couldn't prove for ten months)? Nah. More like his loyalty to the highest cause of all: keeping his job another five years - or more. 

Will this rogue, I wonder, tell the tale of how he and Mueller tried to bring down Bush and Cheney with the Valerie Plame Affair - the greatest federal investigation hoax until he started the Trump-Russia collusion probe with the dirty, lying, Russian created Steele dossier? Can't wait to buy this superior man's book of crap; can't wait to read it from cover to cover and have a good laugh, knowing it will miserably fail to bring down the President he hates, and keep his sorry, treacherous, skinny ass out of federal jail.

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TRUMP WEATHERED THE STORM

 

of the crude Hollywood Access (locker room talk) tape, and 10 plus accusers of sexual assault, and defying the odds went on to become President winning 63 million voters who wanted change and an economy that worked for them. Compared to that this new storm over consensual sex with a one time hot porn star (when Trump was a pro-Clinton liberal democrat) is a tempest in a tea-pot that will soon dissipate.

 

 America didn't give a damn. And because these "victims" were powerless to stop Trump look at the consequences: the reversing of America's economic, military and geopolitical decline.

 

I wonder how low shameless Stormy will go in her interview to embarrass the President and endear herself to his desperate, brain broken, deranged enemies? Drawing on the Russian lies in the salacious Steele dossier will she say, for example, that when having sex with Trump he liked "golden showers"? Stormy's lawyer mentioned a lie detector test she took and passed many years ago (easy for a skilled actress to beat) obviously to give the veneer of credibility to the mix of truth and mostly lies she's about to tell. She's a sad, sick, old beyond her years washed up porn star - depressed and burned out from her sexual excesses; and this bit of political theater will be her last big show before the curtain falls for good and she's completely forgotten.

 

 

However, Stormy better get herself a better lawyer than the lightweight she's using. For President Trump hired Hulk Hogen's attorney Charles Harder who bankrupted Gawker for $115 million in damages over a sex tape. With a $20 million suit hanging over her head, and a net worth of $4 million, Stormy could be facing a life of destitution giving bjs in dark alleyways to survive.

 

 

POSTSCRIPT

 

IT'S SUNNY DAYS NOT STORMY WEATHER FOR TRUMP STRONG ECONOMY AND POLL NUMBERS

 

 

As I and other keep saying: the economy is the destiny of presidents. Take Bill Clinton for example: though the public believed that he perjured himself and obstructed justice (which he did) over the Monica Lewinski scandal the hi-tech, subprime loans (mortgages for everyone) economy was booming; and working class Americans wanted Clinton to stay in power no matter what sexual misdeeds they heard about - including rape (see). Times were good and the credit went to Clinton; and it's no different now for Trump whose poll numbers are steadily improving with the Trump Strong Economy.

Polling Data

PollDateSample
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
RCP Average3/2 - 3/20--41.553.8-12.3
Quinnipiac3/16 - 3/201291 RV4053-13
Economist/YouGov3/18 - 3/201284 RV4154-13
Rasmussen Reports3/18 - 3/201500 LV4752-5
Gallup3/12 - 3/181500 A4056-16
NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl3/10 - 3/141100 A4353-10
Pew Research3/7 - 3/14RV4253-11
Reuters/Ipsos3/9 - 3/131411 A3956-17
CBS News3/8 - 3/111223 A3857-19
GWU/Battleground3/4 - 3/81000 RV4255-13
Marist3/5 - 3/6867 RV4449-5
Monmouth3/2 - 3/5708 RV4054-14

 

Hence, in the latest Real Clear Politics average poll Trump's job approval rating with 8 of the top 11 pollsters is 40% or better, with an average of 41.5%. Three months ago only two of those 11 were 40% or better, and Trump's average was 37.6%.  

Polling Data

PollDateSample
Approve
Disapprove
Spread
RCP Average1/14 - 3/20--49.145.1+4.0
Economist/YouGov3/18 - 3/201284 RV4547-2
Reuters/Ipsos3/9 - 3/131411 A4745+2
CBS News3/8 - 3/111223 A4648-2
GWU/Battleground3/4 - 3/81000 RV5145+6
Quinnipiac3/3 - 3/51122 RV4649-3
Harvard-Harris2/16 - 2/191934 RV5644+12
FOX News1/21 - 1/231002 RV5141+10
CNN1/14 - 1/18RV5142+9

All President Trump Job Approval - Economy Polling Data

 

And on Trump handling the economy it's no surprise that four of the pollsters listed by RCP have him topping 50% with an overall average of just under that. Three months ago no poll had him 50% or better; and his average was 45.7%. Trump is winning, his enemies are losing and getting increasing hysterical as he seems unstoppable.

 

 

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CLASSY BJ BILL VS. HYPOCRITICAL CRASSY GUY TALK TRUMP (SARCASM)

 

 

THE GREAT TRUMP OBSTRUCTION OF BUPKIS DEBATE – HAVING FUN WITH TRUMP HATING FOOLS

 

Trump unrestrained in latest attacks on Mueller probe · The Hill ·

Dem lawmaker: Trump's tweets show intent to obstruct justice · The Hill ·

THE EVIDENCE IS IN, THE FACTS ARE CLEAR, THERE'S NO LONGER ROOM FOR DOUBT:

 Donald J. Trump, 45TH President of the United States, is guilty as sin of OBSTRUCTION OF BUPKIS; and the booming, Trump strong economy, and rising GDP, will lawfully sentence him to eight full years of doing hard time in the White House, sharing a cell with Pence. He's getting off easy, however, his sentence should be for life.

THE SIGNS ARE UNMISTAKABLY CLEAR

We're in the first 500 days

of eight MAGA

Trump years

THE DEBATE

You can joke about this all you want Apollo. Even if Trump is completely innocent of collusion or money laundering, he's definitely blundered right into obstruction of justice, something that didn't need to happen if he would just keep his mouth shut and let the investigation run to its conclusion unimpeded.

 

 

 

What has he obstructed? What has been impeded? When has the investigation been derailed and stopped for a second? The evidence is clear: Trump's guilty of the HIGH CRIME of BUPKIS OBSTRUCTION.

 

(((marco01)))  ApolloSpeaks 

You can't really be this stupid, can you?

He admitted flat-out that he fired Comey to try to stop the investigation, and this just one thing among many actions he's taken to try and stop this investigation - you cheer them all.

 

But the investigation didn't stop, nor did he remove any of the actual investigators. No evidence was hidden, changed, or destroyed. Nobody prevented the gathering of evidence or interrogation of witnesses. Admit it stupid: TRUMP OBSTRUCTED BUPKIS! 

Just because he's failed doesn't mean he hasn't tried, he flat-out admitted it

You want him to fire Mueller, don't you? Why? To stop the investigation, it's what you were hoping when Comey was fired to, and you're hoping that the firing of McCabe will lead to the end of this investigation.

 

Comey testified that Trump backed the investigation into Russia's interference in the election, and told him to get to the bottom of it.  Comey also testified he told Trump on three occasions that he wasn't personally under investigation. 

Moreover, McCabe testified before congress that Comey's firing obstructed and impeded nothing - neither the Russiagate probe nor any other of its hundreds of probes. The evidence is clear: Trump OBSTRUCTED BUPKIS!

McCabe said Comey's firing will not impede the investigation, he didn't say it wasn't an attempted act of obstruction by Trump.

Trump admitted he fired Comey to try and stop the investigation.

 

Bull! Trump fired Comey because he refused to go public with the truth (to counter fake news reports) that he wasn't personally under investigation - as Comey told him on three occasions.  What Trump wanted Comey to do was political and improper, not criminal or obstructive. If Comey complied he'd probably still have his job. Again I say, Trump OBTRUCTED BUPKIS!

"And in fact when I decided to do it [fire Comey] I said to myself, I said you know, this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made up story"

- Trump

Spin it how you want, Trump just stated his reason for firing Comey and it's obstruction.

 

Right. If probable cause of a crime wasn't the basis of Comey's Russiagate probe, but a completely made up fictitious story of Trump-Russia election collusion (no evidence of this after 19 months), or that Russia had some kind of leverage over Trump (as suggested by the phony, unverified Steele dossier, and since proven wrong by events see) then the probe was unwarranted and Comey's intent on starting it was political and CORRUPT.

BTW, political corruption in Comey's handling of the Hillary email probe was at the basis of Rosenstein's recommendation to Trump to fire him.

Trump wanting to fire Comey because he believed he was a dirty cop corrupted by politics (as Rosenstein affirmed and Sessions agreed) is not justice obstruction,

IT'S JUSTICE DONE.

Obstruction of justice depends on corrupt intent, not effectiveness.

Obstruction of justice is any course of action taken with the "unlawful intent of obstructing a proceeding for an improper purpose....

”[S]uch actions may include fabricating an initial justification for firing Comey, directing Donald Trump Jr.’s inaccurate statements about the purpose of his meeting with a Russian lawyer during the president’s campaign,...and repeatedly denouncing the validity of the investigations....”

https://www.brookings.edu/w...

 

LOL!!!! So you're saying that Trump was so ignorant of how the FBI works that he stupidly believed that if he got Sessions/Rosenstein to provide the legal framework for firing Comey (which they did) that it would magically end the Russiagate investigation? That the 100 or so investigators working the case would magically stop probing and go home? But that all other open investigations and projects (hundreds of them) would continue? Is this what you think Trump believed?

And what about Sessions and Rosenstein? In providing the legal framework for firing Comey (political corruption - keeping Hillary from prosecution) weren't they giving the President's alleged obstruction crime legal cover? And if so doesn't that mean that Rosenstein (who hired Mueller) was part of a criminal conspiracy to get rid of Comey? In other words, Mueller can't indict Trump for obstruction without indicting Sessions and more importantly Rosenstein as accomplices, right? From all the facts and evidence gathered to date it's crystal clear: Donald Trump is guilty of

OBSTRUCTION OF

And you, SPN, are a 

 

 

POSTSCRIPT

Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, but Backed Off When White House Counsel Threatened to Quit - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered the firing last June of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, according to four people told of the matter, but ultimately backed down after the White House counsel threatened to resign rather than carry out the directive.

The West Wing confrontation marks the first time Mr. Trump is known to have tried to fire the special counsel. Mr. Mueller learned about the episode in recent months as his investigators interviewed current and former senior White House officials in his inquiry into whether the president obstructed justice.

COMMENT

MORE OBSTRUCTION OF BUPKIS

What's wrong here is this: from the very start, from May 16, 2017 when Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein took Mueller to an interview with President Trump as a possible replacement for James Comey to head the FBI and Russiagate investigation Trump flat-out rejected him, telling Rosenstein "NO!" The President did not feel comfortable with Comey's good friend replacing him as FBI Chief. And it makes perfect sense. Trump didn't fire Comey to hire a another Comey for heading the Bureau. And surely if Trump didn't want Comey II heading the FBI he was doubly, tripley, quadruply against him being Special Council.

 In short, if we can trust the NY Times story, the reason Trump wanted Mueller fired goes back to May 16th predating him becoming Special Council. It had nothing to do with Mueller's performance as Special Council (as he barely started his investigation) and everything to do with him being Jim Comey II.

In other words, Trump wanting to fire Mueller last June was

OBSTRUCTION OF BUPKIS

all over again.

 

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WHAT DO I MEAN?
 
THIS
 
 
 
AND THIS
 
 
 THE PLAMEGATE HOAX
 
Mueller, Ashcroft and Comey
 
WHAT IS CRYSTAL CLEAR, HOWEVER, IS THIS:  RUSSIAGATE IS THE WORST WATERGATE HOAX SINCE  MUELLER'S AND COMEY'S PLAMEGATE HOAX - WHERE THEY MANIPULATED ATTORNEY GENERAL ASHCROFT TO RECUSE HIMSELF SO THAT A TOTALLY UNNECESSARY SPECIAL PROSECUTOR BE APPOINTED.
 
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Wait a minuet! How can this be? If Donald Trump was Putin's secret "Siberian Candidate" during the election, and now as president is Putin's dependable collusion puppet, and if Putin stopped Trump from choosing anti-Russian Mitt Romney for Secretary of State preferring Exxon's Tillerson instead, then the question is this: how could Russia's prize puppet have fired Tillerson without angering his master in Moscow? 

Isn't this proof that the Trump-Russia treason collusion theory is the crackpot stuff of left-wing fake news conspiracy nuts? You'd think so. But the nut job Left has an answer to rationalize this: 'Tillerson,' they say, 'was a bad, unreliable, turn coat puppet who disappointed Putin; what started out so promising for Russia (in 2014 Tillerson opposed Russian sanctions) ended up a disaster, and Putin put a stop to it.'

 

That Trump has transformed the madhouse of the Democrat Left into a full-blown asylum for the politically insane was on full display this week. As laughably inferred by Business Insider Tillerson's firing just one day after he blamed Russia for poisoning Sergei Skripal wasn't coincidence. It pissed off Putin who voiced his displeasure to Trump; and Tillerson was out on his butt a warning to his successor who'll share the same fate if he dares oppose Putin and Russian crimes and interests.

 

I'm surprised Business Insider, or other media anti-Trump freaks, didn't allege that Russia might have been behind Tillerson falling sick in Africa the victim of a botched poisoning attempt in revenge for his anti-Putin stance. 

Nancy Pelosi who in 2016 accused Tillerson of being a butt kissing Putin lover (where was she when Obama was president?) unfit to head the State Dept. laughably now condemn's his ouster saying: “Secretary Tillerson's firing sets a profoundly disturbing precedent in which standing up for our allies against Russian aggression is grounds for a humiliating dismissal.”

Doesn't this knucklehead know that Tillerson was fired because of his softness on Iran and its worthless nuclear deal  - a position favorable to Russia, Iran's most important ally? Was Pelosi in a coma when Trump was in Rihyad last year and rallied 54 Sunni Moslem states against Islamonazi Iran when they vowed to stop its advance across the Middle East and bring it down? If Trump and our allies succeed it would cost Russia dearly as Iran is its most important economic, military and geostrategic partner in the region. 

Back From Kiev, Rep. Pompeo Says Putin Wants to 'Control Ukraine' | Newsmax.com 

Meanwhile, Tillerson's replacement, outgoing CIA Chief Mike Pompeo is a hardliner on Russia going back years. Indeed, in 2014 after Putin's annexation of Crimea Pompeo criticized the Obama administration and the West for their "slow, weak response to Russian aggression;" and  (contrary to Tillerson) he called on them to heavily sanction Russia.

Truth is, Donald Trump has no illusions about the intensely competitive and adversarial relationship he's in with Vladmir Putin - who's single-mindedly and ruthlessly driven by the vision (at America's expense) of making Russia great again; and so he's replacing Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, a man whose anti-Putin credentials are just as solid and credible at Mitt Romney's.

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The 2016 presidential race was between Donald Trump, a force of nature,  and Hillary Clinton, a spent liberal force.
 
There is no argument among election analysts and experts that the historic 2016 presidential race between billionaire TV celebrity Donald Trump (who never held elected office), and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (first woman nominee of a major political party) was decided in its final eventful week. There is no argument that because Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were the two most unlikable and least trustworthy candidates in U.S. history that the number of very late undecided voters (19 million or 14% of 137 million voters) was perhaps the largest ever. And lastly there is no argument that by landslide numbers these very late deciders broke for Donald Trump giving him the crucial edge of 78,000 votes in the three key swing states of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan to win the presidency. Indeed, eliminate these 19 million and Hillary would now be president.
 
 
But there is fierce disagreement over why most of these very late deciders chose Trump over Hillary when they saw him as somewhat less likable and trustworthy, and hugely less experienced and qualified than Hillary - lacking the character, temperament and judgement for the job. Some believe that it was Russian interference in the election directed by Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin; that the hacked emails of John Podesta and the DNC (which were embarrassing to Hillary and published on Wikileaks by Clinton hater Julian Assange) turned enough of the late undeciders against Hillary to win the election for Trump.
 
 
Still others like polling analyst Nate Silver of 538, and Clinton friend and supporter Lanny Davis (in his recent book above) blame it on the "Comey Effect." - FBI Director James Comey's October 28th surprise letter informing Congress that the FBI was reopening the Hillary Clinton email investigation. These argue that the Comey Effect (which Democrat pollster John Zogby proves was real and negatively impacted many see) gave a majority of late deciders a bias favoring Trump over Hillary - as if no other issue than Hillary's integrity and trustworthiness was more important to them.
 
 
But as you will see from the debate below (based on post-election polling data from Zogby and, more importantly, exit poll data from CNN) the Russian-Wiki Effect and Comey Effect weren't key factors either together or separately in determining Trump's victory. Indeed, what drove the November deciders to break for Trump were the two key issues of the ECONOMY and CHANGE.
 
Indeed, as you will see from the raw data this great mass of mostly middle class voters wanted ECONOMIC CHANGE - a NEW DIRECTION for the economy and country from the disastrous Bush and Obama years. And after a raucous, tumultuous 16 month campaign the late deciders after hearing eccentric, anti-establishment, iconoclastic billionaire Donald Trump promising consistently and with brute rhetorical force radical economic and national change he seemed (despite his many flaws) the true, authentic, more credible CHANGE CANDIDATE than tired, liberal elitist, Washington insider, status quo Hillary.
 
 
 
  THE DEBATE
 
 
Apollo,
 
The Comey Letter Probably Cost Clinton The Election - says Nate Silver of 538
 

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-comey-letter-probably-cost-clinton-the-election/

 

 

 

The election was decided in the last week of the campaign with a large majority of late undecided voters breaking for Trump because of JOBS AND THE ECONOMY (as CNN and Democrat pollster John Zogby found).

 

The issue of the TRUSTWORTHINESS of the candidates (where the Comey Effect comes in foe Hillary) was a far, distant second - so far in importance from the economy in fact that you can drive a truck through the gap.

 

 

"large majority" - seriously? Click this article and read:

 

 

 

 

 

Very seriously. According to the Washington Post the number of late deciding voters in the last days of the campaign totaled  around 19 million. The vast majority of these broke for Trump in landslide numbers and gave him his slim victories in the three states that you reference, plus Florida.

 

The Post break down is as follows:

 

"..... if you look at the four closest states where Clinton lost — or, in the case of Michigan, where she's expected to lose — exit polls show late-deciding voters in each of them went strongly for Trump in the final days. In Florida and Pennsylvania, late-deciders favored Trump by 17 points. In Michigan, they went for Trump by 11 points.

In Wisconsin, they broke for Trump by a whopping 29 points, 59-30.

 

And these weren't small groups of voters. The number of undecided and third-party-supporting voters who were still free agents in the final week was as many as 1 in 8 voters nationally -- an uncharacteristically high number for the eve of an election.

In Florida, 11 percent said they decided in the final week. In Pennsylvania, it was 15 percent. And in Michigan and Wisconsin — states where Trump made a late push — fully 20 percent of voters said they arrived at their choice in the last seven days."

 

Click and read

 

 
 

 

 

Very Seriously. That all reinforces that Comey gave Trump the win!

 

The post article does not even mention "Jobs" or the "economy"!!

 

 

 

At 32% the post-election Zogby survey has "Jobs and the Economy" as the issue overwhelmingly driving voters to the polls - and dominating the decision made by late deciders (see). The issue of "Trustworthiness" was a distant 2nd at only 11%. In other words, any undecider who gave priority to trust likely went for Trump; but there weren't enough of these to decide the outcome.

 

Zogby lists the top issues for voters as follows:

 

Economy/jobs 32%

Taxes 5

Syria 1

Immigration 7

Trust/Truthfulness 11

Terrorism 8

The Environment 5 

Energy 1

The budget deficit 6

Social security 6

Medicare/Medicaid 4

Obamacare 8

Other (specify) 8

 

According to exit poll data from CNN the economy and terrorism, the two top issues, were separated by a 34 point spread 52% to 18%.

 

most important issue facing the country

 
clinton
trump
other/no answer
foreign policy
13%
60%33%7%
immigration
13%
33%64%3%
economy
52%
52%41%7%
terrorism
18%
40%57%3%

 

https://www.cnn.com/election/2016/results/

 

 

Typical bait & switch. We were talking about the last minute swing voters and you produce stats for all voters.

Anything that supports your BS irrelevant of context?

 

 

 

Hardly. Last minute swing voters, the majority of whom were working middle class Americans, are included in the stats for all voters. Why should their concerns about Obama's trickle growth, bad jobs, flat to failing economy (the worst recovery since the end of World War Two) be any different from voters who before the Comey letter made up their minds on who to vote for?

 

The choice was between the more unlikable, rude, crude, inexperienced Donald Trump who was brutally clear about the state of the economy - that it sucked - and unambiguous about his commitment to ECONOMIC CHANGE vs. Hillary, a hugely more likable, experienced candidate but with a mixed, ambiguous and confusing message about ECONOMIC CHANGE.

 

 

Hillary simultaneously promised to stay the course on the economy (continue Obama's policies) and change its direction or, "revitalize it" using hubby Bill (see). In the closing days of the campaign it's clear that middle class swing state voters chose the more consistent, credible, change candidate - Donald Trump.

 

In fact, CNN found that by landslide numbers the quality of offering CHANGE was the most important trait that voters were looking for in a candidate, hence:

 

which candidate quality mattered most?

You will notice in the above chart Trump crushing Hillary as the CHANGE CANDIDATE in the race by a whopping 68 points 82% to 14%.

 

when did you decide presidential vote?

 
CLINTON
TRUMP
last few days
8%
43%43%14%
last week
5%
41%49%10%
in october
12%
37%51%12%
in september
12%
46%48%6%
before september
60%
52%45%3%

One other utterly fascinating CNN exit poll (above) was when voters decided their presidential vote. This shows Trump's largest gain of undecided voters at 51% in the critical month of October (before the Comey letter). This is fascinating because it was on October 7th when the crude Hollywood Access video surfaced followed by ten or so women accusing Trump of sexual assault. Ironically, at 37% October was Hillary's worse and weakest period for gaining undecided voters.

 

New Washington Post/ABC poll finds Clinton, Trump neck and neck | fox8.com

 

Moreover, the chart shows Trump's second largest gain of undecideds occurred in the last week of the race at 49%; while it was Hillary's second worse period at 41%. This 8 point spread giving Trump a 1.52 million vote lead over Hillary with the 19 million late undecideds turned the key states of Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin into Trump states. This is proof positive that Trump's momentum (Trumpentum as it was called) received a tremendous boost weeks before Comey's letter (as proved by the WaPo/ABC poll of Oct. 29th see); and that this was a trend that continued into the last days and final hours of the race giving him victories in the four key swing states.

 

 

 

SUMMARIZING THE DEBATE

 

Donald Trump's historic victory was won in the last week of the campaign due to a surge of late deciding voters that began in early October when Hillary's momentum critically lost steam. And this surge that carried Trump to victory was mainly due to the perception that he not Hillary was the best candidate to effect economic and national change. The Comey Effect which was related to the trust issue (which Zogby shows was a major concern for only 11% of voters) helped Donald Trump somewhat; but not enough to make a difference and effect the election's surprising outcome.  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Daily Wire compiled a list of 32 Hillary excuses of why she lost the 2016 election: Comey, the Russians, sexism, Bernie Sanders, the DNC, Netflix and on and on ad nauseam. But cutting through the bull Hillary lost to Donald Trump for the exact same reason she lost to "Hope and Change" Barack Obama in 2008: he was the more convincing and credible change candidate with an electorate badly wanting change. Ironically, just as in 2016 with Trump Hillary in 2008 won the popular vote beating Obama by 287,000 votes;  but she lost the delegate count by 294 - just as she lost the Electoral College vote to Trump (see). Even more ironic is that 30% of Trump voters voted for Obama in 2012 because Trump was their new  Barack Obama - their new "Hope and Change" man (see).

 

 

It should be crystal clear that just as it was ultimately the Obama Effect that won the presidency for the more charismatic Barack Obama over Hillary, so was it the Trump Effect (and message of Making America Great Again) that made the super- passionate, energetic, untiring, charismatic Donald Trump President.

 

 

POSTSCRIPT

 

BERNIE SANDERS, DONALD TRUMP AND THE MIDDLE CLASS REVOLT

 

 

 During the 2016 election cycle the "forgotten" middle class voters who were hurting economically and pessimistic about the direction of the country and its future revolted against the Obama presidency and economic status quo wanting radical change. These voters formed populist movements around two candidates: Bernie Sanders on the Left (promising more government intervention to fix problems), and Donald Trump on the Right (saying too much government is the problem and promising less).

 

Hillary, on the other hand, was the status quo candidate vowing to stay the course with Democrat voters the majority of whom (84%) loved Obama right or wrong and wanted to continue his economic, healthcare and foreign policy legacy. 

 

But as there were too many millions of anti-establishment voters in the key swing states of Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin wanting change, Hillary's strategy of appealing to pro and anti-status quo voters made her look inauthentic, disingenuous, false and doomed her candidacy from the start.

 

 

Caught between a Barack and hard place if Hillary was solely pro-status quo promising to be Obama's third term (to keep Obamunism going) she'd completely alienate the Bernie Sanders wing of the party representing millions of ailing middle class voters who weren't faring well; and if she swung too far to the Left she'd alienate too many moderates who were satisfied with Obama's status quo and didn't want change.

 

On the other hand, Donald Trump with his message of MAGA was 1000% for change; the economy sucked, "crazy" Obamacare wasn't affordable for millions, our borders were porous and letting in drugs and criminal scum, and the world was a more unstable and dangerous place with ISIS, Iran, Russia and China growing more powerful at our expanse - and that would have to change.

 

Though Hillary would win the popular vote Trump's message of America's restoration resonated in all the right places needed

for winning the electoral vote. Those who credit Comey and Wiki for Trump's victory (denying the Trump Effect) are either Trump derangement liars who know the truth, or fools. Either way Trump's victory has broken their brains and made them insane. The question now is what will be their collective mental state when Trump's reelected 'cause he's keeping his promise and delivering beneficial change to millions (see)?

 

 

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WASHINGTON POST’S BLATANT LIE ABOUT BLACKWATER FOUNDER CREATING SECRET PUTIN CHANNEL FOR TRUMP

APRIL  2017

Blackwater founder Erik Prince held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel - The Washington Post

 March 7 2018

Mueller evidence shows Blackwater founder held meeting to create Trump-Russia back channel: report · The Hill

 
 
Back in April of last year the Washington Post reported the completely idiotic, obviously false, made up fake news story that on January 11th (nine days from Trump's inaugural) former Navy Seal and businessman Erik Prince (founder of Blackwater - a private military company) had a meeting in the Seychelles (set up by officials from the United Arab Emirates) with Krill Dmitriev - a high level Russian official very close to Vladimir Putin. The purpose of the meeting said the Post "was to set up a back channel line of communication between the post-election Trump transition team and the Kremlin."
 
 
Now before I go on it needs be said that establishing back door communication channels to foreign governments is standard practice with incoming administrations - as they quietly set up in advance their diplomatic and foreign policy relationships. So if this is what Prince was doing it was perfectly legal, though rather odd or incredible for reasons cited below.
   
Now the Post reports that Prince previously told the House Intelligence Committee and the press that the meeting with Dmitriev was "by chance, unimportant and brief - of no significance." But now the Post has allegedly learned that Mueller has "evidence" from a witness contradicting Prince. The witness George Nader, a Lebanese American businessman (see), supposedly testified before Mueller's grand jury that Prince's meeting with the Putin confidant (which he supposedly helped arrange and attended) was pre-planned; that Prince presented himself to the UAE officials as an "unofficial envoy for President-Elect Trump;" and that the meeting's purpose was to create a secret, pre-inaugural communication channel between Trump and Putin.
 
 If Trump was trying to establish a secret back door to Putin and the Kremlin AFTER the election, that proves there was no collusion DURING the election.
 
Now the question is (assuming that the story is true) why the urgency? What could have been of such vital, immediate, critical importance to Donald Trump that he couldn't wait just another nine days when he'd be president and could speak to Putin whenever he pleased, for whatever reason to his heart's content? WaPo's story doesn't make sense. 
 
Moreover, if President-Elect Trump wanted a back channel line directly to Putin before the inaugural he didn't need Erik Prince (or anyone outside the transition team) to create that for him. A simple phone call, email, text message or note sent by courier to Russian Ambassador Kislyak would have worked just fine.
 
But come to think of it didn't Team Trump already do this? 14 days before Prince's Seychelles meeting Jared Kushner directed Mike Flynn - Trump's National Security Advisor to be - to contact Kislyac to discuss a range of issues with him. Right then and there in late December Trump had his secret backdoor diplomatic channel to Russia. In fact, according to Post reporter David Ignatius, "Flynn and Kislyac discussed plans for a Trump-Putin conversation sometime after the inauguration (see)."  
 
ANOTHER WAPO WHOPPER
 
 
The story about Prince is patently bogus, or mostly false. If Prince had a UAE arranged pre-planned meeting with Dmitriev it had nothing to do with creating a diplomatic back channel between Trump and Putin - which was already established by Flynn with a Trump-Putin post-inaugural phone call in the works. Fake Russiagate, destroy-Trump MSM news doesn't get anymore absurd than this.
 
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MUELLER, MANAFORT AND THE DEATH OF THE TRUMP TOWER MEETING PROBE -THE “TREASONOUS” “SMOKING GUN” THAT FIRED BLANKS

 
 
When Special Council Robert Mueller's 12 count grand jury indictment of Paul Manafort (and friend and associate Rick Gates) was unsealed on October 30th Hannity, Rush, Savage, Levin, Tucker and others (myself included) were quick to point out that none of the charges pertained to the Trump-Russia collusion narrative; and that the President was vindicated once again when he said that Russiagate was a slanderous partisan political witch hunt and hoax; that the 15 month Comey/Mueller probe was maliciously designed to delegitimize his defeat of Hillary Clinton - who, ironically, as Obama's Secretary of State, was the greatest, most dangerous enabler of post-Soviet Russian power since the fall of the Soviet Union (see).
 
 
But Trump hating conspiracy nuts like Senator Sid "Vicious" Blumenthal and shifty Adam Schiff said not so fast. Mueller, they claimed, was far from completing his probe of Manafort (and Gates). They and others pointed out that Manafort (then Trump's campaign manager) was present with Don Jr. and Jared Kushner at the infamous Trump Tower meeting in June 2016; this is where Russian attorney and anti-sanctions lobbyist Natalia Veselnitskaya allegedly offered them damaging info from the Russian government's so-called "Crown Prosecutor" on Hillary Clinton - a file of secret documents (like the dirty Russian Steele dossier) that could wreak havoc on Clinton's campaign and benefit Trump.
 
 
  Indeed, Blumenthal, Schiff and a legion of former prosecutors, defense attorneys and legal experts on MSM surmised that the probe into Manafort wasn't over; that Mueller was just warming up; and that evidence of collusion (so they hoped) might surface and be included in a future indictment. And as it turned out they were partly right: despite the 12 count indictment for money laundering, tax fraud, conspiracy, etc. Mueller's probe into Manafort was continuing and not yet complete. For on October 30th when Manafort (and Gates) pled not guilty to Mueller's charges the presiding judge, Amy Jackson, didn't set a trial date. Why? Because (as we now know) Mueller informed the judge that he wasn't ready to go to trial; that the investigation was still in progress; and a superseding indictment was in the works. 
 
 
And in the works it was. For 16 weeks later on February 28th Mueller hit Manafort (and Gates) with another 20 charges bringing the total to a whopping 32 - enough to put Manafort in jail for up to 20 years. But once again, glaringly absent from the new, larger, more damning indictment (just like the old) was any mention of treasonous, Russian-collusion election crimes - especially as related to the Trump Tower event. Indeed, what the destroy Trump media were hoping would be the SMOKING GUN proving collusion to bring down Trump (the Trump Tower meeting) was nothing but a dud - a gun loaded with blanks fired by partisan hacks. 
  
 
Indeed, it is now perfectly and irrefutably clear, as it wasn't on October 30th, that Paul Manafort (despite his extensive Russian political and business connections developed from his work as a lobbyist for the pro-Russian government of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych) isn't guilty of colluding with Russia to benefit the Trump campaign; and that the Trump Tower meeting with the Russian lawyer to get dirt on Hillary (that never materialized) though perhaps improper wasn't an act of treason, or a prosecutable crime, to undermine our election system and democracy. 
 
Judge Jackson and Mueller
 
But overarching Manafort's innocence in this respect is what happened when he pled not guilty for a second time: Judge Jackson set a trial date - September 17th. This was because Mueller told Jackson that he'd completed his investigation of Manafort; that the 32 charges were as much as his team could find; and that he was ready to go to trial. In other words, after investigating Manafort for seven months and raiding his home (and building perhaps on three years of federal probes) Mueller was confident that he could put him away for quite a long time - but not for Trump Tower, or any collusion crime.  
 
In short, the Trump Tower meeting probe is dying on the vine. In early August after Mueller sent out grand jury subpoenas for documents and interviews about the June 2016 meeting and investigated it for months, he has given up trying to find evidence of treason and a smoking collusion gun. If the meeting was illegal as Trump haters stupidly believe Mueller would have charged Manafort with 33 plus, not 32 crimes. And if the probe on the meeting is not yet complete Mueller would have waited till that happened before indicting Manafort a second time and wanting to go to trial.
 
Russiagate = Watergate with treason is a form of mental illness.
 
Clearly, Manafort's 32 count indictment and trial date is an ominous sign for toxic, impeach Trump Democrats that the Trump Tower meeting probe for Mueller is over; and that they have little or nothing left on which to hang their hopes that Mueller will pull through for them and  prove that Russiagate is another Watergate; and that Donald Trump is Richard Nixon with treason.
 
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QUESTION? 
 
 
HOW CAN WE BE SURE  
 
that Manafort, Kushner and Don Jr. received nothing incriminating from Veselnitskaya (given to them or paid for) on Hillary Clinton at Trump Tower, or in subsequent meetings we don't know about?
 
 
Let me answer the question with a question: What new, shocking scandals about Hillary came out of the Trump campaign that the public didn't know about, and could have had a secret Russian origin? Answer: ZERO. In the 16 months of his "lock her up" campaign Trump disclosed no new scandals about Hillary; nor was anything new secretly leaked by the campaign (or anyone else) to the press.
 
Indeed, all of Trump's negative attacks on Hillary were taken from scandals known to everyone: Bill's infidelities and sexual misconduct, Benghazi, Uranium One, 33,000 missing subpoenaed emails, smashed BlackBerrys, etc. - nothing new that could have come from Russia or any foreign source. PERIOD! 
 
 
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Let me understand this, you libs say the NRA is a terrorist organization because it protects the gun ownership rights of law-abiding Americans. While murdering terrorist groups like ISIS and Al Qaida support you libs in wanting to end those rights so they can kill Americans with greater safety and ease - knowing they won't return fire. Like you libs ISIS and Al Qaida (and every bloodthirsty nut) want America to become one vast GUN FREE ZONE, while "terrorist" NRA lobbies and spends millions to prevent this insanity. How then is the NRA a terrorist organization, morons? ISIS and Al Qaida have no better friends in this country than you.

AND NOW FOR MORE ANTI-GUN

INSANITY

 
"Because of the NRA and its unending lobbying this country has 428* times more American deaths by guns than deaths by foreign terrorists."
 
*Roughly 50% of these deaths are suicides.
 
 
 

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Well then Mr. Liberal if the NRA is a terrorist organization because it protects the gun rights and civil liberties of 300 million Americans (posing a greater threat, as you believe, to national security than ISIS and Al Qaida) is America then a terrorist nation endangering global security because its citizens own 300 million guns - the most of any nation on earth?

In other words, should the US State Department put both the NRA and the USA on its list of terrorist groups and states? Why not? If one gun is potentially a lethal weapon of mass destruction then multiplied by 300 million that would make us global menacing gun terrorist number 1. Right, morons?

 

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As the mad, hate-driven, mostly media created Trump-Russia collusion delusion completely collapses (as shown by the 32 count Manafort indictment lacking any collusion charge) what is also collapsing, and dangerously so, are US-Russian relations. Indeed, after 13 months of Trump's beleaguered presidency that started (like Obama's) wanting to reset relations with Vladimir Putin quite predictably the opposite is happening as our two nations are perilously on a collision course - which I predicted would happen nine years ago as a result of Obama's ill-fated policies (seesee and see).
 
 
 Indeed, Donald Trump in less than a year quickly saw  what it took his foolish, naïve, butt kissing predecessor five years to see: that Vladimir Putin (like every Russian leader from Lenin to Andropov) is radically, irredeemably anti-American and hostile to democracy; and like Nikita Khrushchev who infamously said that Soviet Russia (leading the world socialist revolution) would "BURY" the US and democratic capitalist West so does Putin (though more of a free market man) want to bury us any way he can; and by invading other countries, reasserting Russian power in the Middle East, and by secret cyber warfare and internet trolls meddling in elections and sowing confusion here and abroad, he's been relentlessly working towards that end; and there's nothing to stop this strong man except loss of power or death.  
 
TRUMP TURNING TABLES ON PUTIN
 
But starting in 2008 after much success in making Russia great again the tables are turning on Vladimir Putin. For the Russian leader and his ambitious neo-imperialist plans, Donald Trump (his providential nemesis) is the wrong man in the wrong place at the wrong time in history for him to advance any further his war with America and the West. Indeed, Putin's facing a force of nature just as determined, unshakable and relentless as he is; a man of Herculean stamina, energy and strength with the power and will to stop and break him.
 
 
Indeed, if Putin believes, and wrongly so (see), that he was Trump's kingmaker in the 2016 election; and that his meddling gave Trump the edge he needed to win, then he must be eating his heart out that weak, sick, easily fatigued, Uranium One Hillary didn't win - the Secretary of State that helped make him (according to Forbes and CNN) "the world's most powerful man (see and see)." For Trump is becoming Putin's worse nightmare (his anti-Russian, peace through strength, Ronald Reagan) dealing him blow after blow on the world stage as he reverses 12 years of US economic, military and geopolitical decline - and Trump won't let anything get in his way in restoring American greateness. Indeed, if Trump is Putin's puppet, as the idiotic Steele dossier warned he'd be, and MSM insists he is, where are the strings? There are none to be seen.
 
If Trump is Putin's puppet he's a very bad, disobedient and dangerous one.
 
Indeed, the Russian leader who flattered Trump during the campaign, calling him a "brilliant and talented man" (when it seemed he was super friendly to Russian interests and lifting of sanctions) now, feeling betrayed, seems intent on denigrating him, as tensions between them escalate. 
 
 
US President Donald Trump meets with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017.
President Trump at June 2017 White House meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discusing how best to deal with Russian aggression. 
 
 
Indeed, in mid-January, three weeks after Trump announced lethal arms sales to the Ukraine (to fight Russian aggression), and five days before he celebrated his first year in office, Putin used the nuclear conflict between Trump and Kim Jong Un to humiliate him - something Putin never had done before. After so many blows it seems Putin had enough and wanted to show the world his displeasure with Trump.
 
 
Indeed, whereas Trump contemptuously called Kim "short Kim," "fat Kim," "little Kim," "rocket man on a suicide mission in his war with the US;" and that he, Trump, had "a nuclear button that's bigger than his" and would rain down "fire and fury" on him Putin taking a swipe at Trump had nothing but praise for Kim. Indeed, Putin belittling Trump's undiplomatic handling of this conflict congratulated the Stalinist leader for outwitting him - for the "shrewd and mature" way he "won this round" in the nuclear standoff. Indeed, ridiculing Trump Putin lauded Kim for developing under his nose "a nuclear warhead and missile with a global range.....that can reach the territory of his POTENTIAL ADVERSARY" - meaning, of course, the United States. But it's now getting worse.
 
 The two events are certainly linked. It was Putin's way of striking back at Trump with a warning of possible horrors to come after Trump kicked him in the groin by his worse anti-Russian action yet. For two weeks after US forces in Syria defensively attacked, killed and injured hundreds of Russian military contractors (in the deadliest clash between the US military and Russians since the Cold War), Putin it seems exploiting American jitters about Kim and his long-range nukes responded by simulating a nuclear attack on Florida with a new "invincible," "unstoppable" supersonic missile system. Putin's message was clear: 'Russia could devastate the US in a nuclear first strike sneak attack; so Trump better watch his ass, moderate his policies and be friendlier to Russian interests lest we might go to the brink of nuclear war and Defcon 4.'
 
 
 
COLD WAR II IS ON - AS PUTIN JOINS FORCES
WITH THE LEFT AGAINST
TRUMP
 
It couldn't be clearer that the Trump-Putin bromance (if it ever really existed) is over; and that Putin has lost control of his "marionette" (who he never controlled in the first place). It couldn't be clearer that despite Putin's denial to Megyn Kelly, COLD WAR II IS ON; and that Putin has joined forces with the Trump derangement Left in opposing and attacking Donald Trump. Indeed, now that 18 months and millions spent on Trump-Russian election collusion probes have failed, across the net the chorus of leftists is growing cheering on Putin in his conflict with Trump hoping that he loses big time as any win for him is a loss for them. Indeed, the new psychopathic phony patriotism of the Destroy Trump Left is wanting America to badly fail while Trump is President. And if that means Russia growing greater in global influence, power and prestige than so be it. Their hatred and fear of Trump (like with Reagan) is greater than their concerns about Putin. For the brain broken, bat crap crazy Left no price is too great to bring down this President. It doesn't get any sicker than this.
 
TRUMP BREAKING PUTIN?
 
US-Russian relations are at the tipping point of no return trending toward military conflict and nuclear brinkmanship.
 
In conclusion, as President Trump's titanic drive to "Make America Great Again" clashes with Putin's neo-imperialist ambitions, US-Russian relations will continue to dangerously deteriorate (to Russia's disadvantage) reviving the worst and most frightening days of the Cold War. And when and if the conflict escalates into a nuclear confrontation (did we see signs of this Thursday?), and the hate Trump leftists are crapping in their pants (like Reagan made them do), Putin (like Khrushchev with JFK) will be the first to blink, and President Trump will break him.
 
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RICK GATES’S PLEA DEAL WITH MUELLER REVEALS MANAFORT HAS NOTHING INCRIMINATING ON TRUMP

 

 

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Watergate felon John Dean commenting on former deputy manager to the Trump campaign Rick Gates (who worked under Paul Manafort) said that Gates's plea deal with Robert Mueller to testify against Manafort may be Trump's Watergate moment, and the Nixon-like end to his presidency. Nothing could be further from the truth.  Dean's preposterous notion rests on the assumption that Trump colluded with Putin in criminally meddling in the 2016 election; and that Manafort is the link to and has certain knowledge of this crime; and that Gates testimony against Manafort to financial crimes will pressure him to cut a deal with Mueller and give up Trump for a reduction in charges and less jail time.
 
 
But Dean, who predicted in 2004 that "Worse Than Watergate" George W. Bush (who "lied us into the Iraq War") would fall like Nixon and resign because of the Plamegate scandal is (like all Trump derangement nuts) in denial of reality and is clearly out of his mind. In reality, Gates's plea deal reveals the very opposite of Dean's new Watergate fantasy; it reveals, in fact, that Manafort has no more evidence of collusion on Trump than does Gates; it reveals that Russiagate is more like Plamegate than Watergate with an innocent President finishing two terms while others convicted of crimes go to jail - as I predicted would happen here .
 
 
It's not hard to figure out that Manafort has nothing incriminating on Trump. It's as simple as the fact that Gates has nothing. Indeed, conversely, as you will see, if Manafort had dirt on Trump Gates would have it as well, and would be spilling his guts out to escape all the charges against him; and win lasting fame or infamy as the man who ended the Trump presidency when all else failed. How can I be sure of this? That if Gates has no dirt on Trump neither does Manafort and visa versa? My analysis is based on what we know about the relationship of these two men; that up until their recent split it was long, intimate and deep going back 30 years where young Gates started as an intern in one of Manafort's firms. Consider this:
 
 
Manafort joined the Trump campaign in March 2016 as its campaign convention manager, with best friend Gates  working as his deputy. Prior to that neither man had any relationship with Trump. Manafort owns an apartment at Trump Tower and with Trump has a mutual friend in Roger Stone (who recommended Manafort to him); and while he and Trump may have met on occasions they were never friends.
 
But to continue, in May 2016 Manafort replaced Corey Lewandowski as Trump's campaign manager - a position he held to the end of August when he resigned. During that time Gates was Manafort's confident, right hand man and second in command (as he'd been for years serving Manafort loyally). Indeed, both these men worked in the Trump campaign (as they did in politics and business for decades) as one soul in two bodies trustingly sharing their experiences and every bit of info and gossip with each other. In short, there were no secrets between them; what one knew the other did too.
 
 
Indeed, at the Trump Tower meeting with the Russian attorney in June 2016 if there were anything criminal regarding stolen Hillary emails being transacted or proposed Manafort, who was present, would have shared the good news with Gates - as this was potentially beneficial for the campaign. It's inconceivable that Manafort would have hid this from his deputy and best friend who he trusted above all men. 
 
Moreover, in the end Gates saw more and knew more about Trump and his inner circle than did Manafort. For when Manafort resigned in August 2016, replaced by Kelly Ann Conway, Gates remained in the campaign retaining his position as number two man - as he was good at what he did. And when the campaign was over Gate's work for Trump didn't end; for he continued as the deputy chairman of his inaugural committee.
 
 
Do you see where this is going? From March 2016 to late August neither Manafort nor Gates, together or separately, witnessed any collusion with Russia, or other types of crime. And from late August to the election, and from there to the inaugural, Gates saw nothing treasonous going on in Trump's inner circle and transition team. He had nothing on Trump, Don Jr., Jarad, Ivanka or Pence. In the final analysis, all that Gates had to save his own skin was the bargaining chip of alleged financial crimes on his former friend - his friend who told him everything about the innocent and crazy goings on in the campaign.
 
 
John Dean's failed prediction that Plamegate would be George Bush's Watergate and Nixonian downfall should be taken as an auspicious sign that like Bush, Donald Trump (who Dean warns "is more dangerous than Nixon*") will likely be a two term President making idiots of Dean and the lunatic, hate Trump, lynch mob left.
 
*He said the same of Bush who led us into Iraq that Trump fully opposed in 2004 having been ambivalent before.
 
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ON THE HYPOCRISY OF LIBERALS USING THE TRUMP RATES WHEN PAYING TAXES – A DEBATE

 

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THE REAL BIG IMPORTANT QUESTION IS NOT
 
whether Trump should be transparent and finally after so many promises release his tax returns - which would cause him unwanted political headaches; the big question is what millions of liberals who oppose Trump's tax cuts ("for the 1% corporate rich") are going to do when in 2019 it's time for them to pay taxes according to the new, lower Trump rates?
 
 
Will they take a moral stand against Maganomics (which, says Robert Reich, "is a disgrace,") and in good conscience continue to pay the higher, better, fairer more politically correct rates of their beloved hero Barack Obama? Or will they hypocritically take advantage of Trump's morally wrong, unfair, lower rates so like billionaire Trump, and his greedy robber baron 1% class, they can keep more of their hard-earned money - depriving government of what is rightfully theirs?
 
 
Come April 15, 2019 what are they going to do? Rise up in feel good protest and use the old Obama rates? Or use Trump's rates like Trump himself and I'm going to do?
 
The march of Trump tax crimes. LOL!!
 
DISQUS DEBATE

 

What a foolish statement. Americans follow the rules and aren't expected to do anything more.

The loss of revenue and the gain of more debt will be SQUARELY on the Republican led Congress that voted this cut and the President that signed it. PERIOD

 

Why would you personally want to contribute to the revenue loss and debt gain by paying lower taxes? Wouldn't that make you no better than an irresponsible Trumpian Republican? To avoid that sin just write a check to the IRS as a bonus in addition to the tax that you owe. 

Apollo, you're no smarter than when I educated you in out last debate.

The govt sets tax policy. Citizens simply follow it. The Congress and President take the heat when they don't set it appropriately.

For 8 years the GOP railed against the debt - saying it was the #1 issue to solve. Then the GOP Congress and President sign a bill that raises the debt - according to the CBO and others - by $1-1.7 Trillion over 10 years.

No, the responsibility is on govt to set good policy. This was NOT good policy.

 

Why would you follow what you consider to be not just bad but EXTREMELY bad tax policy where an irresponsible spendthrift gov't deep in debt is letting tax payers keep way too much of their money? Is that what good citizens do who can pay more with impunity and lessen the burden of generational theft? Is that what the Founders did over the Stamp Tax? Didn't they risk life and limb revolting against bad tax policies? What kind of American are you? The Founders are ashamed of you.

 

Because we are a nation of LAWS. Don't you know this?

Again, don't try to abdicate responsibility here. It falls squarely on the Law-MAKERS, not the citizens of this country.

Good law is not that which a citizen can arbitrarily decide on - it is the responsibility under our Constitution of a small group - the House, Senate and President - to come up with.

The tax cuts are NOT good law - especially for a political party who RAILED against the debt. No, it will RAISE the debt due to their actions.

Your stupid questions make me chuckle. Take some responsibility for the foolish decision your party made.

If you like my tax rates you can keep my tax rates.
 

What law are you breaking by continuing to pay the higher, fiscally better, more responsible Obama rates over the lower, fiscally worse, irresponsible Trump rates? Where's your superior liberal sense of morality?

 

Apollo , listen closely. It isn't the job of the citizen to do anything but follow the law.

Now, for the slow. It IS the job of the House, Senate and President to create GOOD law. The tax cut is NOT good law - especially for a party that HATED debt.

Accept it. Neither you nor any of your fellow Republicans will ever be treated seriously when discussing debt again. You've blown it.

 

I listen and listen and hear a lot of BS. The Founders refused to follow the law and pay the Stamp Tax because doing so was morally wrong. Leftists like you say that like the Stamp Tax the Trump tax rates are morally (and fiscally) wrong for America and hurt the poor and middle class.

 

So why are you choosing to do the morally wrong thing and pay taxes according to Trump's immoral anti-poor, anti-middle class tax code? Why, when you can do the morally and fiscally better, right and responsible thing and starting in 2019 continue to pay taxes according to the Obama code? Why follow bad tax law when there are no legal consequences for not doing so?  When you can overpay with impunity? When you can feel good about yourself not paying less than you should? Where's your integrity and self-respect? Why use the Trump rates and be a freaking hypocrite?

 

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IS ROBERT MUELLER HOPING GATES WILL HELP IN WEAK LAUNDERING AND TAX FRAUD CASE AGAINST MANAFORT?

 

Richard Gates, a former campaign adviser for President Trump, has agreed to testify against his former associate Paul Manafort as part of a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.

The former adviser and Manafort business associate is reportedly nearing a deal with Mueller’s team and will plead guilty to fraud charges in the next few days, according to the Times.

Gates and Manafort were both indicted in Mueller’s probe in October and pleaded not guilty to the charges.

COMMENT

QUESTION: Is Special Council Robert Mueller's case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort so weak and shaky that he needs Rick Gates to testify against him? The answer is "yes." Mueller's indictment of Manafort for money laundering, tax fraud and conspiracy against the US is unprecedented in American legal history and ridiculous in the extreme; In fact, it is so novel, unheard of and unique that it can only be compared to itself. 
 
Indeed, it is an indictment born out of frustration by a corrupt, out of control prosecutor on a witch hunt who in the absence of finding any real, solid serious crimes against a defendant he obviously hates invented new, seemingly serious crimes and pinned them on him.  There's no better way to put it.  
 
FRUITLESS FEDERAL INVESTIGATIONS OF MANAFORT
 
Look at the facts: starting in 2014, prior to Mueller becoming special council, the FBI, DOJ, the IRS's Criminal Investigation Unit (as well as the CIA, NSA and DNI) were hard at work investigating Paul Manafort for financial and national security crimes - as related to his work as an unregistered lobbyist for the pro-Putin Ukrainian government of President Viktor Yanukovych* - and in his extensive dealings with Ukranian and Russian businessmen. But dig as they did (and they went very deep) no one of these federal agencies could find a smoking gun (or so much as a cap pistol) to take Manafort down (see). And to date, despite appearances, Robert Mueller has been no luckier. Mueller and his team carefully and painstakingly sifted through the mountain of information they obtained from every prior investigation hoping that something incriminating was missed; but they found zilch**.
 
*Yanukovych was ousted as Ukraine's President in 2014, and fled to Russia for asylum.
 
**Incredibly, Mueller has resurrected several failed Manafort FBI and Treasury Dept. investigations from the past that he's using to supercede his original indictment expanding the original 12 counts to 32 (see).
 
THE OVER THE TOP NO KNOCK GUNS DRAWN RAID
 
Then in late July an exasperated Mueller (inspired by  his pitbull Andrew Weissmann) decided to take off the gloves and use brass knuckle tactics on the uncooperative, unbreakable Manafort. Indeed, in the most underhanded way Mueller deceiving a federal judge with a Senate subpoena issued to Manafort (as I wrote about here) convinced him that he (Manafort) was possibly hiding incriminating evidence in his Virginia home that he might destroy. Then, as if Manafort was some kind of dangerous Capone-like mobster or El Chapo-like drug lord, the judge granted Mueller a no knock search warrant to raid his home. With guns drawn before dawn FBI agents busted into Manafort's house manhandled him and his wife and seized a trove of banking, tax and real estate records, and other material. But the evidence of crimes Mueller hoped to find didn't materialize.
 
Manafort was Mr. Clean. But to Mueller this lobbyist for bad ass third world dictators (Marcos, Mobutu, Sambivi, etc.) was a clever, sleazy, filthy rogue who knew how to conceal his crimes and sins, and was deserving of hell; and with intimidating the no-knock raid as prelude Mueller and Weissmann* were going to rake Manafort over the coals - even if it meant lying and overcharging him with crimes.
 
*It's important to note that Weissmann appears to have had a personal animus against Manafort before he joined Mueller (see).
 
MANAFORT'S FARA VIOLATION
 
Unfortunately for Manafort, however, there was one crime he did commit that nevertheless was known to the FBI, DOJ and every other federal agency investigating him; a crime that no one would seek to indict him on because it was too petty, unserious and very rarely prosecuted: a FARA violation. FARA, an acronym for Foreign Agents Registration Act, is a law passed in 1938 requiring agents representing foreign governments to disclose that relationship to the DOJ along with information about their activities and finances. Though in its 80 year history there perhaps have been hundreds of FARA violators illegally lobbying in Washington there's been only seven criminal prosecutions in the last 50 years and one conviction - the defendant in that case, an agent of Saddam Hussein's, paid a fine of $300,000, got probation and saw no jail time (see).
 
 TRUMP'S SIN OF NIXING MUELLER
 
Indeed, Mueller had nothing on Manafort but a lousy, rarely enforced FARA violation that at worse if convicted would cost him a six figure fine - pocket change to this millionaire. But that wasn't enough for the corrupt, crooked, over aggressive Mueller. No way he'd let Manafort off so easy. Apart from the legal fortune he made lobbying for what turned out to be (no fault of his own) a corrupt, pro-Putin Ukrainian regime, and dealing legally with sleazy Ukrainian and Russian businessmen and oligarchs certainly more offensive to Mueller was Manafort briefly heading Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign; for Trump committed the unforgivable sin of rejecting him to replace his friend Jim Comey as FBI chief. Afterall, Mueller was Comey's predecessor running the Bureau for 12 years under Bush and Obama; and as he was well qualified for the job and to continue Comey's work any President who'd think differently and deny him what his credentials entitled him to must have seemed to be a moron to Mueller undeserving of respect and his job*.  
 
*My guess is that Trump nixed Mueller because he saw in him another James Comey.
 
MUELLER AND WEISSMANN CREATING NEW, UNHEARD OF CRIMES
 
In short, Manafort could be key to getting revenge on Trump and bringing him down. So Mueller and Weissmann put their heads together and came up with creative ways to use Manafort's FARA violation to indict him for bigger crimes in the hope of flipping him against Trump. And what they came up with was as desperate and ridiculous as it was novel and new.
 
CRIMINALIZING LEGALLY EARNED FUNDS
 
Indeed, on the rarely prosecuted FARA violation they built a money laundering and tax fraud case (now expanded into bank fraud) where the millions in fees Manafort LEGALLY earned as an unregistered lobbyist were virtually CRIMINALIZED. Because Manafort wasn't a legally registered lobbyist the fortune he made was treated by Mueller as tainted, illegal and dirty - no better than mob or drug money. Furthermore, because that money was allegedly illegally gained using it to buy assets (real estate, boats, jewelry, gold, expensive art work and antiques, etc.), and moving it around between off shore banks (it was earned abroad), was, according to Mueller, a form of money laundering - washing the funds and making them clean. So Mueller charged Manafort with a phony, made up, fantastic money laundering and tax fraud scheme and convinced a grand jury of liberal DC idiots to indict him. Indeed, take away the FARA charge, the basis of the 12 count indictment and it collapses like a house of cards.
 
MANAFORT'S UNWARRANTED HOUSE ARREST
 
But charging Manafort with this crap wasn't enough for the vicious, out of control, witch hunting Mueller. To make things worse for his victim Mueller got the judge in the case to put him under house arrest when the evidence was overwhelming he wasn't a flight risk. Indeed, Manafort knew two months in advance he'd be indicted by the grand jury. In fact, in late September Manafort told friend Roger Stone that he was expecting he'd be charged with money laundering and tax crimes (see); but instead of fleeing abroad (Putin would have given him asylum just like he gave his former client Yanukovych) he stayed put in the States confident in his innocence and ultimately being vindicated. It's just outrageous what Mueller and Weissmann did to this man - and his friend Rick Gates who shared the same indictment charge for charge.
 
WILL MANAFORT BEAT MUELLER AND BE VINDICATED?
 
As you can see Mueller's indictment of Manafort and strong arm tactics haven't worked in shaking him, which is why he needs the testimony of Rick Gates (Manafort's close friend, lobbying partner and deputy in the Trump campaign). Unless Gates has something truly damning on Manafort, Mueller will have a hard time putting him in jail as his indictment (apart from the FARA charge) will likely be thrown out of court; or if Mueller wins a conviction the wealthy Manafort, if necessary, will almost certainly take his case all the ways to the Supreme Court where it will likely be overturned on appeal. But if all else fails Manafort can count on Donald Trump to pardon him like Clinton did Marc Rich, or commute his sentence like Bush did for Scooter Libby.
 
POSTSCRIPT
 
WHY AREN'T TONY PODESTA AND VIN WEBER INDICTED LIKE MANAFORT?
 
 
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Podesta and Weber
 
When is Mueller's grand jury going to issue indictments for Tony Podesta of the Podesta Group, and Vin Weber of Mercury LLC for their FARA violations and money laundering crimes like they did to Manafort and Gates? Didn't Manafort and Gates hire Podesta and Weber to lobby for the corrupt, pro-Putin government of Viktor Yanukovych (with Obama's and Hillary Clinton's blessing*)? Didn't they make $1 million and $500,000 respectively (or more) for their unregistered lobbying work? And wasn't this tainted, dirty, illegally earned  money like the millions made by Manafort and Gates? And didn't they like Manafort and Gates buy assets and things with their bad money and keep it in overseas accounts? Isn't this money laundering a la Mueller?
 
*At the time Clinton and Obama (kissing Putin's ass) supported Yanukovych (see); and in appreciation Yanukovych's wealthy Ukrainian oligarch backers donated millions to the Clinton Foundation (see, h/t You Know Who.)
 
 Clinton with Yanukovych in Kiev.
 
So why haven't Podesta's and Weber's homes been raided? Why haven't they been indicted and put under house arrest? Michael Flynn and George Papadopoulos were indicted for simply lying to the FBI about legal meetings with Russians; and Rick Gates' attorney Alex Zwaan for hiding emails; aren't these on the surface more serious than the crimes committed by Podesta and Weber? ABSOLUTELY! It's now more 100 days since Manafort and Gates were charged with money laundering, tax and FARA crimes - with Podesta's and Weber's lobbying firms alluded to in their indictment - so why isn't Mueller moving on these felons? Why, apparently, are they getting off scot-free?
 
 
Is Mueller letting Podesta and Weber off the hook because they're not guilty of the sin of being connected to the Trump campaign? Because Podesta is a pro-Clinton Democrat who opposed Trump's election? And Vin Weber is a Never Trump Republican who vowed to quit the GOP if Trump became president? This looks to me like prosecutorial bias and selective justice; it looks like a profoundly corrupt partisan witch hunt limited to Trump World. I thought Mueller was a man of upstanding integrity and a patriotic marine? I thought he was above such things?
 
 
UPDATE 
 
Robert Mueller, who's investigation is coming under a cloud due to corruption in the Flynn case, added 20 new counts to the original shaky 12 count indictment against Manafort and Gates. These new financial crimes seem stronger than the original 12. But are they strong enough to get a conviction and put these men behind bars?
 
My guess is that Mueller had these new charges in his pocket all the time and was hoping he wouldn't need them to flip  both men against Trump which is his aim. But that didn't happen. Moreover, my guess is that Mueller warned both men in advance that this new round of charges was coming; and all that it did was to break Gates who like Flynn is going broke, but not the very wealthy Manafort who seems determined to go the length with Mueller and fight him to the very end. Gates has agreed to plead guilty to lesser charges in exchange for testimony against his friend. Manafort stoically unperturbed declared his innocence and regreted Gates' weakening.
 
But now that Mueller has greatly strengthened his case against Manafort with a slew of new felonies why does he need the testimony of Gates? Could it be that they're not as strong as they seem? And that many of them are manufactured, made up BS like the FARA based money laundering charge, and Flynn's false statement to the FBI? Could it be that Manafort is confident that he can beat them either in court or on appeal? Or does he think that his civil suit challenging Mueller's broad authority and alleging that the Justice Department violated the law in appointing him will shut him down (see)? Or does he believe that the President has his back and will pardon him if convicted, or commute his sentence? If Trump pardoned Joe Arpaio who did less for his campaign then perhaps that explains Manafort's unshakable confidence.
 

MUELLER CHARGED FLYNN AND PAPADOPOULOS WITH LYING TO FBI – COMEY DIDN’T. WHY?

 
 
DECEMEBER 1, 2017
 
A JUBILANT, BIBLE QUOTING JAMES COMEY TWEETS THAT FLYNN ADMITS TO LYING TO THE FBI
 
 
NOW WE LEARN THAT COMEY UNDER OATH TOLD A HOUSE COMMITTEE IN MARCH THAT FLYNN
DIDN'T LIE TO THE FBI
 
 
  

Fired FBI Director James Comey tweeted a Bible verse on Friday about the virtues of justice, hours after former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to one count of lying to federal authorities.

Quoting a passage from the Old Testament, Comey tweeted: "Let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream! Amos 5:24 (see)."

IS TRUMP’S BLOCKING OF ADAM SCHIFF’S FISA MEMO A ‘MASSIVE STRATEGIC MISCALCULATION’? HELL NO!

 

Ex-Bush lawyer: Trump's memo decision a 'massive strategic miscalculation' | TheHill

 Jamil Jaffer (not to be confused with the ACLU lawyer of the same name) founder of the National Security Institute, clerk to Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Professor of Law at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason U, and one time Bush White House lawyer criticized President Trump's decision (and he's not alone) to block the release of a bipartisan approved memo (drafted by liar, leaker, hypocrite Adam Schiff and his Trump hating Dems) as being a “massive strategic miscalculation” that will cost the President big time.

MISCALCULATION?

Not on your life! Actually, the opposite is true. The President is being nothing short of brilliant as he's boxed Schiff and the Democrats into a corner again; and they and their supporters are howling at the moon. Consider this: the lying, corrupt, worst than Watergate Dems, joined by Rosenstein and Wray, opposed the release of the classified Nunes FISA abuse memo warning that it "recklessly" mentioned 'sources and methods' that would greatly harm our national security, undermine public confidence in the FBI, endanger American lives, subvert the rule of law, cause a constitutional crisis, and, worst of all, according to conspiracy theory nut Schiff, "make it even harder to prove that Donald Trump had colluded with Russia in his quest for the presidency"- this last being Schiff's real reason for opposing it as it shows the Clinton campaign and Democrats to be the treacherous collusive ones.   

 

 Indeed, from the get go Schiff, Rosenstein and Wray knew that no sensitive intel was "recklessly" included in the Nunes memo; they opposed it because it was incriminating to Barack Obama's FBI and DOJ - and to corrupt, lying, Chicagoland Obama himself, who was hell-bent on stopping Trump from becoming president because it meant the undoing of his progressive agenda and legacy. Indeed, abusing their power in worse than Watergate manner*, and lying by omission to a FISA court judge, they illegally obtained a warrant on Carter Page (using a Clinton paid for fake Russian dossier) to spy on Team Trump - just prior to and after the election in a wide surveillance sweep operation covering all of Page's communications. And wouldn't you know it, soon after taking office in late April as Trump's Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein (in one of his first acts) signed off on the last FISA warrant's renewal - I'll get to this snake in another place.  

*As Law Professor Jonathan Turley notes: "Nixon hired out help to do the spying on an opposition presidential candidate. In the case of Obama government officials did the spying (see)."

 

Then contradicting themselves and looking like circus clowns the Dems denigrated the memo as a politically motivated dud full of traitorous distortions, omissions and propaganda lies that needed to be rebuked to defend the integrity of DOJ and FBI; and they would do this with their own counter-memo 'based on truth.' But instead they cynically and hypocritically did with their memo what they falsely accused the Republicans of doing: loaded it with poison pills - top-secret sensitive 'source and method' information that they knew could not be released and that Nunes and Trump would block. It was a classic Democrat set up. But with Nunes (and the other Republicans on his committee) Trump plotted to beat the Dems at their own game: looking bipartisan they'd vote for the memo's release while Trump blocked it and took all the heat. This is exactly what Schiff and the Dems wanted Trump to do to make him look partisan, unfair and that he's hiding the truth. But it backfired.

Trump massively out-strategizing Schiff and the Dems got Rosenstein and Wray to join him in wanting the memo heavily redacted claiming he was blocking it under their advisement.  Indeed, Rosenstein and Wray informed White House Council Donald McGahn that "declassifiction adjustments were needed for release" of the memo (see). And McGahn citing "national security and law enforcement concerns" subsequently informed Congress and requested that Schiff work with the FBI and DOJ so the memo could be quickly released (see). In other words, the Schiff memo was exactly what Rosenstein (self-servingly) mischaracterized the Nunes memo to be: "RECKLESS."  

In short, no revision of the memo no release. It's that simple. Unless Schiff and the Dems agree to the changes that Wray and Rosenstein want them to make in the memo Trump will continue to block it.  This puts Schiff in a bind. He claims that his memo in its present ten page form is necessary to rebut the alleged "errors, omissions, distortions and lies" in the nothingburger Nunes memo. If Schiff cries foul (like many Democrats are doing) and refuses to cooperate with Rosenstein and Wray (suddenly treating them as corrupt partisan hacks in cahoots with Trump after praising their integrity in opposing the Nunes memo) then looking like a complete ass he'll lose (after falsely crying wolf) what little credibility he has left.

   To recap, Schiff and the Democrats are trapped. Unless they revise or redact their memo according to Rosenstein's and Wray's criteria (as outlined in their letter to McGhan) it will not be declassified and released. And Trump in continuing to block it will look like he's doing (truly doing) what's best for national security, the country and the FBI.

TRUMP'S MASTERSTROKE

So the question is where's the "massive strategic miscalculation" in this? Where's the costly political mistake warned about by Jaffer and others? There is none. On the contrary, blocking Schiff's memo looks more like a Trumpian MASTERSTROKE on the way to the total discrediting of the Russiagate probe - and complete vindication of his "Towergate" allegations that he was the victim of Obama's criminal Nixonian machinations to influence the election (and once elected wreck his presidency) by weaponizing surveillance.

 

UPDATE

2-13-2018

Schiff: We're not going to revise Democratic memo | TheHill

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday night that members of his party won’t revise their countermemo, despite requests from the White House to do so.

“We’re not going to make any revisions to it. The only question is what redactions will be made. And obviously we’d like to keep those to a minimum,” Schiff told reporters.

COMMENT  

OF COURSE NOT!

Revising the RECKLESS Schiff memo in accord with DOJ and FBI specifications would probably redact 95% of it thus reducing its ten pages to two paragraphs.

Kidding aside. Just by admitting that redactions have to be made to the memo Schiff has made President Trump's case that blocking its release was justified. Now Schiff has a fight on his hands with Rosenstein and Wray on what in the reckless memo needs to be redacted to make it safe for release.

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THE OBAMA MARKET BUBBLE FINALLY BURSTS - A LITTLE
 
 
 
 
Beginning in March of 2009 when bank stocks rebounded and started the greatest but phoniest Fed manipulated bull market in U.S. history (engineered by wizard Ben Bernanke) we had publicly traded companies borrowing money at near zero interest rates and massively buying their own stocks (aka buybacks). This created what is called a "false wealth effect;" though the Main Street economy was still in recession with productivity abysmally low stock values, with little real earnings, were pushed up astronomically by the Fed to record highs. And this practice continued throughout the Obama years with the Dow growing from record highs to record highs up to 120%, with the gap between the soaring artificially roaring market and Obama's low growth, heavily regulated, anti-business, flat to failing economy becoming so great that the Queen Mary could sail through it.
 
 
Donald Trump inherited a colossal market bubble from Obama that having grown more than 40% since his election is now undergoing a predictable sell off correction  where inflated market values are coming down closer to reality. How quickly this will happen is anyone's guess - but happen it will.
 
 
  
But let's be clear about what this correction is not. It's not, as some fear (or hope), Lehman Brothers and 2008 all over again. What crashed the market then was the housing and credit collapse that was rooted in the Clinton administration's reckless "homes-for-everyone" program to artificially boost the home ownership rate. This was when Clinton massively used subprime lending to put millions of low-income folks into homes they couldn't afford (see and   see). That created a housing and credit bubble that George Bush inherited from Clinton and tried but failed on 17 occasions to correct (see). 
 
 
Fortunately, President Trump has reversed Obama's growth killing redistribution, regulatory, red tape and anti-business policies and hugely cut individual and corporate taxes to supercharge the economy and unleash its great productive potential. As the stock market falls the economy will rise and the two will eventually achieve equilibrium and balance. Market values will be realistic reflecting actual productivity and GDP growth, and not be absurdly inflated like they are now with no relation to economic reality. 
 
REAGAN'S BLACK MONDAY
 
 
  But today's Monday crash is not even remotely close to the crash of Monday October 19, 1987 when Reagan was in power and the economy was going gangbusters. Called "Black Monday" the market that day fell 508 points dropping from 2246 to 1738 and lost a whopping 22.61% of value (see); this made it the greatest one day percentage sell off and drop in Dow Jones' history. In today's crash, however, the market lost only 4.6% of its value, making it the 33rd worst drop in history.
 
 
The good news is that the stock market (called the "Wall Street economy") is not the Main Street economy; and the economy in 1987 was growing so robustly and creating tons of good paying jobs that the major correction of Black Monday changed nothing for working class Americans; they weren't hurt by the crash and continued to prosper. Indeed, Reagan's so-called "trickle down" economics caused a virtual waterfall for the working man that in 1988 swept George H. W. Bush into office in a 40 state landslide election.
 
 
The same is true for Donald Trump; whatever the market does in correcting itself from the bubble of the Obama era and his year in office it won't adversely effect the Reagan-like pro-growth policies Trump put in place. As the Trump strong economy builds momentum market crashes like we had today might make big scary headlines (with MSM ignorantly blaming it on Trump) but the Trump Effect won't be stopped.
 
DEBATE
 
Defending Reaganomics
 
ON DISQUS
 
 

The economy under Reagan was mediocre: 1) A major recession during 1982 with double digit unemployment, 2) A massive savings & loan failure that required an equally massive Federal bailout, and 3) the economy tanked again shortly after Reagan left office.

 

ApolloSpeaks   

 

In 1982 the deteriorating stagflationary economy Reagan inherited from Carter turned into the worst recession since the Great Depression, up until that time.
 
But when Reagan's economic policies kicked in it triggered  the greatest, strongest, most powerful recovery since the Great Depression. A high growth recovery where a grateful and prospering middle class reelected Reagan in a 49 state sweep; and then elected Bush in a 40 stater sweep.
 
A mediocre economy would be Obama's low growth, bad jobs, flat to failing Keynesian fiasco which was politically devastating to the Democrat Party, and sparked two populist middle class revolts: Sanders on the Left and Trump on the Right.
 
BTW, the short mild recession under Bush 41 was due to the Gulf War and soaring oil prices. Before Bush left office the Hi Tech Revolution was taking  off - the economic driver of the Clinton 90s.
 
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THE FISA MEMO, ROARING ECONOMY AND COMING DEBACLE OF THE HATE TRUMP MEDIA, DEMOCRAT PARTY AND AMERICAN LIBERALISM

 

It's hilarious listening to Trump derangement media and Democrat nuts fakely laughing at the FISA Memo, and fakely saying it's a dud and nothing burger when they know how serious and damning it is; when they know it's worse and many times bigger than Watergate; when they know it points to criminal collusion between dirty, corrupt James Comey's politicized FBI, the crooked, rigged Clinton campaign and Barack Obama's lying, justice obstructing, perjuring DOJ to spy on and hopefully wreck the Trump campaign; and continue surveillance on the President-elect's transition team in the hope of finding Russia-related collusion crimes to wreck Trump's presidency or do whatever damage possible to shorten it.

But politically what these fools are missing in their fake downplaying of the memo's damning importance is its impact on Trump's base; for it has about 63 million unfooled Trump voters outraged, up in arms and hell-bent on seeing justice done and Comey, McCabe, Yates, Rosenstein, Steel and others going to jail for attempting with weaponized intelligence to thwart the election of their candidate, and delegitimize his presidency once in power. And if justice isn't done and the guilty like Hillary escape prosecution and jail this 63 million strong, who'll be growing significantly due to the rising Trump strong economy, will have their revenge on MSM and the Dems on election day again.

Just look at what's happening in the polls: Trump's Real Clear Politics (RCP) average on handling the economy broke 50% last week with Harvard-Harris leading Reuters (52%), CNN (51%) and Fox (51%) with an astonishing approval rating of 59% (see). And now that the economy's greatly improving and lifting all boats great and small it's impacting Trump's RCP approval rating lifting it out of the 30s and into the low 40s (42.2% today seewith Rasmussen high up at 49%.

Just think for a moment what these statistics likely prefigure for Trump and the GOP for the Midterms and 2020. With the economy being supercharged by the massive expunging of growth killing, anti-business red tape and regulations, and across the board, top to bottom individual and corporate tax cuts (as happened with Coolidge, JFK and Ronald Reagan) we are on the verge of the greatest period of innovation, enterprise and jobs creation since the Roaring Twenties, the Soaring Sixties and the immensely Prospering Eighties. 

"Dumb," "fat," "stupid," "chaotic," "impulsive," "mentally ill"  Donald Trump, the crudest, rudest, most deplorable president ever, as very nervous NeverTrumper Bill Kristol admitted on ABC today, is crazy like a freaking fox. As his vicious, frightened, brain-damaged enemies underestimate him, just like they did during the 2016 election (stupidly crediting his victory to Russia and the Comey Effect) stable genius Don is methodically working out a multipronged strategy (economic, border security, military, foreign policy, etc.) for political success that's already benefiting him and the GOP, as Kristol grudgingly says.

 

Indeed, when Nancy Pelosi warned that the Trump tax cuts was "Armageddon" it was, I believe, a prophetic sign for her and the Dems that the Apocalypse of the Left is near; that it's the End of Days or End Time for them; that

THE AGE OF LIBERALISM IS OVER

IT'S FINISHED WITH, DONE

AND A NEW, GLORIOUS CHAPTER IN OUR COUNTRY'S

HEROIC HISTORY

HAS BEGUN!

 
 

POSTSCRIPT

 
 

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TRUMP’S LUCKY NUMBER 16, HIS VICTORY OVER SHUTDOWN SCHUMER AND THE DEMS AND WHAT IT COULD MEAN FOR THE MIDTERMS AND 2020 ELECTION

 
 
 
 
 
Those of my readers who love the work that I've done divining from numbers, dates and other signs the providential success of Donald Trump in both his quest for the presidency and his first year in office are going to love the discoveries I've made about the failed, short-lived Schumer Shutdown and what it could mean for the November midterms and Trump's reelection campaign in 2020.
 
 
My readers know from my writings that the powerful square number 16 is one of President Trump's most significant and auspicious numbers (the others being 7 and 45) indicating as a kind of signature effect from Providence good fortune and victory in politics. They know that Trump began his historic quest to win the 2016 presidential race to become the 45th POTUS on the 16th day of June 2015. They know that on that day when Trump made border security and ending illegal immigration the focus of his campaign that it was 16 days from the publication of Ann Coulter's brilliant book "Adios America" on June 1st ; and they know that June 16th, amazingly, was 16 days before the shooting death of Kate Steinlie on July 1st by an illegal alien in San Francisco; they also know at the time of her death Stienle was 32 years old (32 = 16x2) and her killer was 45 (Trump's presidents number). They also know that on August 16th, 61 days (16 reverse) after June 16th, Trump issued his 1900 word policy paper outlining his views on border security and immigration (see). They also know that Trump used the immigration issue to defeat 16 Republican rivals for the GOP nomination; and they know that when Trump defeated Hillary Clinton (winning residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave) it was during the 16th month of his victorious campaign (see) .
 
But oddly and amazingly once again I found that 16 (a number connected with the winning immigration campaign issue for Trump) was at work in the Schumer Shutdown over DACA and border security where Trump again emerged the winner.
 
To begin with when Chuck Schumer was born on 11-23-1950 Donald Trump (b. 6-14-46) was 1624 days old* (a four digit number encoded with 16, see ). And on the day Trump kicked off his campaign making border security his focal point Schumer was in his 64th year (64 is a multiple of 16 4x  
see); and he was also in his 16th year as a U.S. Senator *.
 
*Schumer  became US Senator on January 3, 1999 (see) .
 
Moreover, on September 5, 2017 when Trump rescinded Obama's illegal  DACA edict (see) his presidency was in its 32nd week (32 is a multiple of 16 2x, see); and 4 months later* when Schumer and the Dems caved in and decided to reopen the government the House voted 266 to 150 to end the shutdown - a difference of 116 votes (see). This seems to indicate that when Trump rescinded DACA, it was fated politically to work in his favor in defeating Schumer and the Dems -  just as the immigration issue did when he beat his GOP rivals and Hillary for the presidency (Schumer's former Senate colleague from New York**).
 
*4 is the square root of 16 (see).
 
**Strangely when Schumer was born Hillary (b. 10-26-47) was 160 weeks old (16 is a multiple of 16 10x see) 
 
 45
 
 
Of course an obviously significant number for Donald Trump is 45, his president's number. As I noted elsewhere the square of 45 or 2025 (45x45 = 2025) possibly denotes the year that Trump's presidency would end after serving two full terms.
 
Now Trump's victory over Schumer and the Dems on the DACA driven government shutdown seems to foreshadow his fate in the midterms and 2020 election. For from the date of Trump's victory on January 22nd to the midterm election on November 3rd is exactly 290 days. What's significant about this number is that it's a multiple of 145 2x. Indeed, 145 + 145 not only could signify that the midterms will belong to Trump but that he the 45th President will have two four-year terms and retire in 2025 without impeachment - which would likely happen if the Democrats won back the House.
 
THE 2020 ELECTION
 
 
Which brings us to the next presidential election on November 3,  2020. Oddly, from the end of the brief shutdown on January 22nd to election day is exactly 1016 days (the 16th number of the 1000 series, see); amazingly 1016 days translates into 145 weeks (the 45th number of the 100 series). This seems analogous to Trump defeating HIllary and winning the battle for the 45th presidency 16 months into the 2016 campaign. Amazing, isn't it?
 
POSTSCRIPT
 
OBAMA, DACA AND THE SHUTDOWN 
 
OR
 
4444
 
Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States. On June 15, 2012 Obama created a new policy calling for deferred legal action for certain young people who came to the U.S. as children illegally. Obama called the program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA. You will notice that DACA has 4 letters, and that it begins with "D" the 4th letter of the alphabet.
 
On November 8, 2016 Donald Trump won the presidency on what started 16 (4x4) months earlier as a campaign principally motivated by the border security and illegal alien issues. On January 25, 2018, 444 days later (see), Donald Trump outsmarting the Dems  issued his plan for border security and immigration reform offering 1.8 million illegal DACA aliens a path to citizenship after 12 years (12 is a multiple of 4 3x or 4+4+4).
 
Oddly Trump's plan has 4 pillars: building the wall, amnesty for 1.8 million illegals, and ending both the chain migration and the lottery diversity fiascos. Also odd is that Trump issued his plan 4 days after his victory over the Dems and Shutdown Schumer (see). When we add together the 4 digits of the triplet number 444 and the number of pillars in the plan which is 4, we get the number 16: 4+4+4+4 = 16.
 
Or, to put it another way, as January 25, 2018, the day Trump issued his plan for DACA reform, was 444 days after he won the election, and January 25th was 4 days after Trump defeated Shutdown Schumer and the Dems forcing them to reopen the government (see) , this too gives us the number 4 4x which is 16.  
 
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PRESIDENT TRUMP, FDR, JOE KENNEDY AND THE STATE OF THE UNION

As my readers know I've written passionately and extensively that Donald Trump (still greatly underestimated by Democrats) is the Republican FDR - without the New Deal. And that when he leaves office in 2025 he will have created a new epoch in American political history just as FDR did. I've written that there are signs indicating Trump's great FDR-like destiny: that he was the 7th New Yorker after FDR to become President; that his victory on November 8, 2016 landed on the 84th anniversary of FDR's defeat of Herbert Hoover; that Trump's parents Fred and Mary Ann were married in New York in 1936, the year FDR was elected to a second term; and that both died in New Hyde Park, New York, FDR's birthplace.

Trump and his parents.

I also wrote that when the President's parents died (Fred in 1999, Mary Ann in 2000) Bill Clinton (born like Trump in 1946) was President and in his second term; and I wrote that during that term Clinton appointed Trump's sister Judge Maryanne Trump Barry to the US Court of Appeals. Oddly, and perhaps prophetically as a sign for her brother, Maryanne was born in 1937, the first year of FDR's second term.

 Moreover, on FDR's anniversary of winning the presidency when the 70 year old Donald Trump beat Bill Clinton's wife it was 577 days from April 12, 2015: that was the day Hillary kicked off her second ill-fated presidential campaign; it was also the 70th anniversary of FDR's death (see) apparently anticipating her defeat, and the death of New Deal liberalism (see).  

 

And now knowingly or not President Trump picked for his first State of the Union address a day with great significance in the life of FDR:  for tomorrow January 30th is the 136th anniversary of FDR's birth - auspicious for a successful first term, Trump's unthinkable reelection and an epoch-making presidency like FDR's.

Rep. Joe Kennedy III to deliver State of the Union rebuttal: What to know | Fox

 
But tomorrow after President Trump delivers his address Representative Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts will deliver the response for the Democrats. Now Rep Kennedy is the great-grandson of Joseph Kennedy, FDR's ambassador to Great Britain; and he's the great-nephew of John F. Kennedy our 35th President.
 

But the big question is this: will Joe Kennedy praise President Trump for his across the board, top to bottom "supply-side," "trickle down" tax cuts for the rich, middle class and corporations? For these are the same cuts based on the same theory of stimulating economic growth made by his great-uncle John (see video above) - cuts that increased the wealth of his family, his crooked, mob-tied millionaire grand dad, and boomed the economy for all Americans (resulting in a landslide election victory for LBJ in 1964).

 Oh wait! Rep Joe, hailed as the "champion of the middle class" voted against Trump's Kennedynomics, middle class boosting, pro-growth cuts. In other words, this poor leftist fool (not a sensible centrist liberal like his great-uncle) is going to rebut Trump's economic policies lying that they're a bad deal for the middle class, economic growth and will only benefit rich folks like himself. In other words, just a week after Chuck Schumer's government shutdown fiasco (and with JFK rolling in his grave) Joe Kennedy III is going to give us the spectacle of another Democrat clown show.

PREDICTION

After Trump's SOTU and Joe Kennedy's rebuttal it will become clear to the American people that there is far more of JFK in Donald Trump than there is in little leftist Joe.

POSTSCRIPT

(repost from March 26, 2017)

Before Joe Kennedy tears into President Trump perhaps he should first read this:

TRUMP/JFK PARALLELS AND COINCIDENCES

After talking with Trump, Bill Gates likens president-elect to JFK - CNBC.com

 
 

 Bill Gates, Chris Matthews (in a sober moment) and others have likened Donald Trump to JFK; and they were right in doing so as you will see from the following  parallels, analogies and coincidences:  

1.Trump like JFK was born into great wealth and privilege.

2. Both are Geminis.

3. Both came from the northeastern United States.

4. Both have glamorous, classy, intelligent wives.

5. In 1946, the year Trump was born, JFK started his political career running for and winning a seat in the House of Representatives.

6. On November 5, 1946 when JFK won his House seat Donald Trump, the future 45th President, was 145 days old (see).

7. 45 is a multiple of 15 3x. On the day Donald Trump was born JFK was 1515 weeks old. 1515 is a factor of the number 4545 3x (see).

8. Trump was elected president in a tight race on the 56th anniversary of JFK's close victory over Richard Nixon (11-08-1960).

9. 20455 days separate both elections-a five digit number encoded with the number 45 (see).

10. JFK's and Trump's president numbers (35 and 45) end in the number 5. 

11. Both men succeeded popular two term presidents of the  opposing party.

12. Both became president when their respective parties controlled both houses of congress.

13. Both believe in the efficacy of creative tax cuts to stimulate robust economic growth.

14. Both are pro-military, peace through strength, patriotic nationalists.

15. Both came into office having trouble with an aggressive, imperialist, hostile Russia.  

UPDATE

1-31-2018

 

#SlurpyJoe

Well, as you can see, I greatly underestimated just how great a fool Joe Kennedy III would make of himself when giving his response to Donald Trump. He appeared like a drooling, slobbering, moronic 90 lb frat boy (not just drooling but frothing like a rabid dog) compared to a 900 lb home run hitting gorilla. It was the worst most ineffective response to any SOTU delivered by any respondent of either party in U.S. history. In short, it wasn't worth spit.

POSTSCRIPT

To be fair little leftist anti-Kennedynomics Joe claims it wasn't drool that was slobbering from the sides of his mouth. It was "Chapstick." Or did he mean to say 'Chappaquiddickstick?' He was speaking in front of a wrecked car.

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BARACK OBAMA, REVEREND WRIGHT AND LOUIS FARRAKAHN

 

SHOCKING?

 Obama-Farrakhan Photo Released After 13-Year Media Cover-up - Breitbart

 
Crazy, racist, black supremacist, antisemitic, America hating Reverend Jeremiah Wright loves crazy, racist, black supremacist, antisemitic, America hating Louis Farrakhan.
 
 
Barack Obama loved his crazy, racist, black supremacist, antisemitic, America hating mentor Rev. Wright (and maybe still does).
 
2005 photo
 
Why then should it shock or surprise anyone that then US Senator Barack Obama loved Rev. Wright's crazy, racist, black supremacist, antisemitic, America-hating radical friend Louis Farrakhan? Wasn't it Farrakhan who declared in 2008 that Obama was an agent for the Moslem messiah? What does that tell you about the real Obama the most radical leftist, anti-white (loves racist Black Lives Matter - see), anti-Israel President in US history?  
 
 
Is it any wonder that Obama was a disaster (the most popular failed president ever)? And that his legacy of economic illiteracy (worst recovery since the Great Depression), healthcare stupidity (the "craziest system ever devised*"), ass kissing weakness in dealing with enemies (Putin, Khamenei Castro, etc.), and costly foreign policy blunders (the intervention in Libya, retreat from Iraq, Iran nuke deal, etc.) made the country poorer, less secure and the world a more dangerous place? With good reason Donald Trump is erasing Obama's disastrous legacy and turning it to ashes and dust.
 
*Bill Clinton.
 
 

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WHY SHOULD MOSLEMS BE OFFENDED BY THE PHRASE “ISLAMIC TERROR” WHEN THEIR NEAR PERFECT, GOD FILLED PROPHET WAS A TERRORIST?

To the reader: I found this piece from Sept. 2016  in my draft folder. For some reason I never posted it, and now do so.

O’Reilly: No ‘Rational Muslim’ Would Find the Phrase ‘Islamic Terror’ Offensive · Mediaite ·

O'REILLY IS WRONG!

Unfortunately these "rational Moslems" are far between and few in number in the Islamic world. Unfortunately most Moslems are offended and many even violently enraged when they hear the phrase "Islamic terror." Why? Because they want the world of non-Moslem infidels to believe that Islam is "a religion of world peace" and keep hidden the terrible truth about their faith and its dear, beloved, God inspired Prophet Mohammed. A man so holy according to Islamic law that he was higher than the angels and the closest being to God. The man, in fact, who was the father of Islamic jihad and terror - a mass murdering thug - who among many of his horrific atrocities and crimes ethnically cleansed Medina of its large Jewish population by either killing, expelling or enslaving them selling them like cattle for gain. 

 

Indeed, when this "man of peace" died the terrible truth is that the only Jews left in Medina were either slaves or converts to Islam. Mohammed, in truth, was a 7th century Jew hating Adolf Hitler; just as Hitler (an Islamophile) was a 20th century Jew hating Mohammed. Moslems shouldn't be offended by the phrase "Islamic terror" but by their bloodthirsty, power mad, intolerant, murdering prophet, who gave it reality and meaning. 

If speaking the truth about Islam offends Moslems - that it's rooted in the teachings and deeds of a terrorist who turned his followers into a killing machine for God - then so be it.

O'Reilly says, "Everybody knows most Muslims are not violent people.”

Yet his buddy Trump wants to ban all Muslims from entering the country.

 

ApolloSpeaks   Clovis4 

 

With over 100 million Moslems supporting ISIS, and the US intel community (Comey, Clapper, Brennen, etc) warning that ISIS jihadis are infiltrating Moslem refugee flows, Trump's temporary ban is a national security necessity.

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SHOCKING PEW POLL REVEALS THAT NUCLEAR PAKISTAN COULD POTENTIALLY JOIN ISIS DEATH CULT STATE

 

What does that have to do with my post?

What does your inaccurate post have to do with Trump's policy on a temporary ban such like Obama had in place for Iraqi refugees in 2011?

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/...

 

America cannot elect a fat-shaming misogynist as president | TheHill

CALLING A FAT WOMAN FAT IS MISOGYNISTIC, DEMEANING AND UNACCEPTABLE

But letting thousands of misogynistic/homophobic Moslem fundamentalist refugees into this country (which isn't good for the safety of women and gays) is the politically correct and American thing to do. Go figure.

OzzieIsaacs  ApolloSpeak

Boring troll bores me.

let me know if you ever get around to a cogent defense of Trump's stupidity, rather than pivoting into your fear of the mooslum.

 

ApolloSpeaks   OzzieIsaacs

How is stating facts about Islam's universal, age-old practice of misogyny and murderous hatred of gays a "fear" of Islam? Give me a cogent defense of Hillary Clinton's stupid management of the state department and foreign policy; or her utterly stupid economic and tax proposals which go back to Herbert Hoover and FDR's failed New Deal.

Your gish galloping all over this thread is as boring as it is pointless.

Pivoting to your irrational hatred of Muslims is not a defense of Trump's tasteless comments about Machado.

What is irrational about hating the evil of radical Islamic jihad and terrorism?

What is tasteful about being a filthy, disgusting porn star?

Like I said, you don't recognize your own stupidity.

You don't even seem willing to acknowledge the fact that Machado has never starred in pornography. The worst you could say on that front is that she posed nude for a magazine... just like Donald Trump's own wife has.

I stand corrected on the porn.. But what are a few "tasteless" remarks (if true) about this criminal Machado woman (she drove a getaway car in a murder) compared to Bill Clinton's sordid desecration of the White House with Monica Lewinski, his misogynistic sexual abuse of women (including allegations of rape), and Hillary's attempt to destroy them (along with Lewinski)? Which is more tasteless?

How is pointing out Christian conservatives fear of LGBT people a problem? 

I'm not Christian. But how is expanding the community of LGBT haters in this country by letting in a flood of Syrian and other Moslem refugees good for LGBT folks?

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“JELL-O” MAN TRUMP DEFEATS “HEAD CLOWN” CHUCK IN GOV’T SHUTOWN DUEL

 

Schumer: 'Negotiating with President Trump is like negotiating with Jell-O' - Business Insider'

Trump calls Schumer ‘head clown’.... - The Washington Post

chuck schumer

Is there a politician in Washington today more embarrassed, humiliated and miserable than Chuck Schumer? Or more deserving of ridicule and SNL scorn? Consider this: if the President is a big fat mentally ill blob of shapeless "JELL-O," as blink first, cave in, surrender Chucky called him, then what does that make him? What are we to call the man who wimped out on DACA amnesty (betraying millions of illegals and open border nuts) and lost the shutdown battle in less than 72 hours to the "worst anti-immigrant racist," "least fit to command" president in American history?
 
 
Early last January when Chucky and the Dems were demonizing Republicans and president-elect Trump on Obamacare saying that repealing and replacing the failed law would "Make America Sick Again" by depriving millions of health insurance, Trump, responding to their lies, fired off an angry tweet calling Schumer "Head Clown" Chucky.
 
 Head Clown Chucky's message in 2013 was that if Democrats shut down government over immigration it would be "a politics of idiocy."
 
That was the first and last time Trump called Schumer that. But "Head Clown Chucky" needs to be revived because since Trump became Pres the Dems have staged no better, more laughable clown show than the Illegal Aliens-Over-Americans-Pelosi-Schumer Failed Shutdown... the "politics of idiocy" just as Head Clown predicted it would be.
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AMERICA LAST SCHUMER AND DEMS TELL U.S. MILITARY AND MILLIONS OF KIDS ‘DROP DEAD!,’ ILLEGAL ALIENS COME FIRST

     
 
 
It's like we're living on another world in deep, deep space. One year ago today Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and the Dems went bat crap crazy as history was being made. Indeed, as radical America first patriot Donald Trump (a Flag Day baby) was taking the oath of office they decided then and there to redefine the word "patriotism" for the new era. No longer does it mean for them "love my country right or wrong, and doing what is good for it." No. "Country" became a racist term for nativists and bigots; and loving it divided one from the rest of mankind, and impugned the utopian ideal of a borderless world where there's one government and country for all. For Chucky, Nancy and the Dems "patriotism" now means hating Trump right or wrong, and obstructing him on everything; and wanting America to suffer bad things and fail while he's President. And for Dems the most important place for Trump's America to fail is at our borders which they believe should be virtually erased so illegals can increase their base - and parts of this country become Mexico again.
 
 
Nowhere was this new, subversive redefinition of patriotism especially evident than when the outraged Dems rose up in defiance unanimously opposing Trump's "Armageddon" tax cuts to make American middle class workers and families prosperous and secure again. Such fervor hadn't been seen in a U.S. political party since 1776 when the Founders, ironically, went to war against England over oppressive taxation.
 
 
And now early this morning Chucky and the deranged Trump hating Dems struck another blow for their new patriotism: they closed down the government telling 1.3 million active soldiers and 9 million poor kids to
 
DROP DEAD!
 
 
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That 800,000 illegal DACA aliens are more important than them; and that unless they're made bona fide citizens (which they don't deserve) you, America's service men and women (fighting ISIS, al Qaida and the Taliban in an increasingly dangerous world) won't get paid; and you, 9 million vulnerable American boys and girls in 16 states won't have health insurance when you get sick. National defense and critical federal programs be damned! What's critical to our nation's future is defending the Dreamers, that Donald Trump fail and America continue its economic, military and geopolitical decline. It doesn't get anymore insane than this.
 
 
POSTSCRIPT
 
Below is a list of all now 19 government shutdowns and their duration, ending with "D" or "R" indicating which party was responsible (see)
  
      September 30 to October 11, 1976 (10 days) D 
September 30 to October 13, 1977 (12 days) D 
October 31 to November 9, 1977 (8 days) D
November 30 to December 9, 1977 (8 days) D
September 30 to October 18, 1978 (18 days D
September 30 to October 12, 1979 (11 days) D
November 20 to November 23, 1981 (3 days) D
September 30 to October 2, 1982 (1 day) D
December 17 to December 21, 1982 (3 days) D
November 10 to November 14, 1983 (3 days) D
September 30 to October 3, 1984 (2 days) D
October 3 to October 5, 1984 (1 day) D
October 16 to October 18, 1986 (1 day) D
December 18 to December 20, 1987 (1 day) D
October 5 to October 9, 1990 (3 days) D
November 13  to November 19, 1995 (5 days) R
December 5, 1995 to January 6, 1996 (21 days) R
October 1, 2013 to October 17, 2013 (16 days) R
January 20, 2018 to ? D
 
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DONALD J. TRUMP: THE AMERICAN JOSEF STALIN

 

 
 

  When you drop the letter "l" from the name "Flake" and add the word "American" you get "Fake American"  -  a Trump-style Stalinist attack on Senator Flake.

Thank God we're finally learning who the real, true, genuine Donald Trump is. Just when we were led to believe that our monstrous, deplorable, dangerous, evil president was a Hitler-like Aryan white supremacist nazi racist along comes Arizona Senator Jeff Flake to set us straight before he retires.  According to Flake Trump, like Cuba's Fidel Castro and North Korea's Kim Jong-Un (and the late Saddam Hussein) is really a Stalin-like Marxist-Leninist socialist.

Comrade Trumpsky (center).
 

Now the good news is that "Uncle Joe" Stalin (a name coined by FDR) was an anti-Nazi ally of Americ