A moment in time… four years in the making.
Anf they can’t take that away, hard as they try.
Anf they can’t take that away, hard as they try.
I don’t know if anyone has considered the benefit of having Trump for president, at least one of the many. And it could easily be overlooked.
Some Americans are fond of writing letters to their president. You know that feeling you get from expressing your view and exercising your first amendment. Now that is good stuff to be encouraged.
However, what a pleasure it is to write to someone when you don’t have to start from scratch. He gets it. I mean he surely gets hundreds of said letters. He probably skims some for highlights or details. He catches the jest of things. I’m guessing, in this White House, there is some means of counting the good letters vs. bad ones with daily/weekly tallies. Just speculation.
But it makes it easier talking to someone when you know he is informed or shares your concerns on a subject. Someone who understands the political terrain like you do. Well, all this goes into realizing you don’t have to start from the beginning, You can start on a certain pre-established ground that he does understand your point of view. He gets it. You don’t have to explain the metrics of how or why you got to this view.
And a second point is that this definitely is a person who appreciates brevity. Remember when Bill O’Reilly always told people to make their email replies pithy, complaining how he got thousands of emails? Well, this master of pith once got his email read on air. But then he actually commended the sheer pithiness in assailing the point. I suppose that was the best part because it alone was probably the reason he read it in the first place, and the reason the point came across. Success.
Well, I could compare this president to others in my lifetime and I think it would be a different story even for George W Bush. But W had a deaf ear anyway so anyone writing had to consider that. Even with him, you had to lay out the foundation or it wouldn’t be taken seriously.
Not with this president. Nope. You can be as concise as you want and realize he probably got the jest of it just fine. And being pithy probably upped the chance of being heard.
But in the end, he doesn’t require you to make a thesis for him to understand or be influenced. In turn, we understand him just fine because he is not out to impress people with flowery lingo that means nothing of significance. He speaks directly about things.
After all, this savvy president has mastered the art of Twitter very effectively.
Our letters can be similarly to the point and I find it refreshing. As someone who has logged 1500 word letters to a president before, I appreciate the courtesy. I call that an improvement. Likewise it is refreshing also to know lengthy treatises on a subject do not impress him. He gets it.
Now if I could just find another adjective besides pithy.
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After years of accusing Trump of being an authoritarian dictator, media and the left now demand he enact martial law. They want unilateral action and they want it now.
Another consideration for your consumption, instead of media talking points: Trump signs the Defense Production Act and then they scream but he has not used it yet. Prove it if you have or else “why not?”
And they ask so if he now has the capability, having enacted the power. then where are the tens of millions of masks and supplies? These people don’t know anything about physical production. Merely enacting a power does not make things magically appear at will.
I will say seeing Trump effectively close the borders does put a big smile on my face.
“Lives are at stake,” they say, thousands of lives. People that proudly aborted over 60 million lives suddenly have an immediate obsession with saving lives. Sure, they are the compassionate ones.
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I came up with an idea I’m calling the Cottage Industry Award. It should not need explanation. But the foremost awardee of all time would have to be Donald J. Trump.
We know all his branding work. That’s one thing. However, since he ran for and got elected president, he has amassed the largest cottage industry in the country. That’s no joke.
Think of all the books written about him, positive and negative. Think of all the commentary. Think of all the people who have made millions on the subject of Donald Trump. I’m sure this in not lost on the Donald. It seems a lot of people have been benefiting and feathering their nests off him. Eat your hearts out.
It really is a phenomena worthy of an award. Yes, the cottage industry award. I challenge anyone to outdo the size of the Donald Trump cottage industry. Whether you like him or not, you have to hand it to him. A lot of politicians only wish they had that capacity to inspire and fuel an entire industry — which will probably go on long into the future.
I mean it is way past Hillary or other notable people. Everyone within 100 feet of Trump now thinks he or she has a memoir or book. The impeachers will probably be next to cash in. And the word is that Bolton’s book deal was over 7 figures.
Can you deny the cottage industry? Now motive and objective is another matter.
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Let me explain just one part of how the Democrats plan to use the impeachment process to serve their political ends. You know the masters of scamming the process.
It goes like this, as described by one Democrat Senator to CNN: first the Democrats put on their case. Then president’s team puts on the president’s defense.
But unlike in a regular trial, there is no opportunity for the House Managers’ rebuttal to Trump’s defense. What to do? Then the questions period closes out the process.
So — this is the great part — according to the Senator, Democrat Senators will use their super nifty questions period that follows to do that partisan rebuttal work against Trump. What part of this process is not politicized, hedged and schemed by Democrats?
And you know what that will look like. All the activist Democrats, House Managers and Senators, will operate at peak collective strength, using their corrupted and highly partisan process for maximum political benefit. All hands on the coup deck.
Yet all the while they chant the words “Trump is cheating in the next election.” You cannot even trust the results of the 2020 election with Trump in it. Wow, now they’re already undermining the next election 9 months ahead of it. Only to save quid-pro-quo Joe.
Our elections are very frail if just the inclusion of Donald Trump can destroy them.
After all they don’t care about the amount of damage they do to the country. not at all. The only thing that matters is their political objectives. Come hell or high water….and it will.
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Trump was blamed for 3 years for not listening to intelligence. Now he responds to a real threat based on actionable intelligence and the Left goes berserk. In fact CNN’s byline now is question our intelligence first. Qassem Soleimani was killed in a Reaper Drone strike.
Indeed, all Democrats say they want to see the evidence and intelligence the president used in making the decision. They also dismissed killing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
It turns out that there are suddenly a lot of arguments that can be made for not following our intelligence. Shall we say for NOT acting in real time to take out a major terrorist actor in the midst of rolling out attacks against the US.
Who thought that was possible?
It turns out there is so much to question about intelligence, much less what to do with it. I only wish everyone had the same interest in protecting US interests and in our national security. Wouldn’t that be nice? But they don’t; and let’s not deceive ourselves.
Our basic argument against Obama on Benghazi is that he didn’t do anything. In fact he did the opposite. He stood down any response to the attack. He should have had to explain it but he never did. Actually the whole thing was a cover up and lies by Susan Rice.
Incidentally, in the aftermath of the Qassem Soleimani strike, who was the top analyst CNN brought on to talk about it? Susan Rice. In a rational world of media coverage that would be irrational. And it would have no credibility.
Whom did CNN bring on next to talk about retaliation threats from Iran against the US? That would be FBI’s discredited former General Counsel, James Baker and Dep Director Andrew McCabe. Later, James Clapper rounded out their coverage of the experts.
Democrats are blinded by politics and their hatred for Trump. Those same people who never answered for the failures in Benghazi. Never mind that attacking our embassy is an act of war. They can ignore that.
How long till the left throws intelligence under the bus? But what a shame that Benghazi didn’t even merit a whisper campaign. That denial went on for years — same people.
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As 2019 winds down, some thanks are in order. Just a few prominent mentions.
On the last day before New Year’s Eve, I’d like to thank the cops for all they do — in some of the toughest parts of the country — along with fireman, EMTs and first responders.
I also want to thank those in the military for serving with honor, and their families who sacrifice to make it all possible.
I’d like to call out the lamestream media and fake news. You know who you are and what you do. You are the disgusting stain and obstruction to what makes a free society function. There are no excuses for what you do, but a sincere apology once in a while wouldn’t hurt.
I know I am leaving out many others and volunteers who donate their time. I can’t leave out my disgust for many on the left who have not accepted reality since the last presidential election. Time to move on. Here’s a message from 2016 that still stands.
To malcontents at odds with reality, a reminder is obviously necessary: Donald Trump is still President and he is not going anywhere. His support has not been cancelled either.
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I sort of wonder what is going on and what is next on the list today, since everything is now politicized anyway? It’s interesting to see what stuff Leftists come up with and how fast.
I think I’d like to play the game the way the Left does. Every time they do something I don’t like, we tell them the ocean just rose another 1/4 inch because of it. And yes, we did not yet switch to the metric system and we are still getting by. Thank goodness.
So every time they do something I don’t like, wham, tell them they just shortened their own life expectancy. They are costing the planet a few months. Can we keep that up?
Trump announced the government will no longer continue an agenda against light bulbs. You can buy the light bulbs you want. Well that should be a problem for Leftists. I wonder what fear they will hold over us for that? That just shaved 50 years off the life of earth.
What will Trump think up or do next? No wonder he is dangerous. He makes the Left think up all these crazy new threats based on what he does. So maybe they will tax thoughts next? Stop people from creating new ideas and thereby extend the life of the planet.
And to protest that new tax, I have an idea. They say solar flares are our next big problem. We should fight fire with fire. We build a machine that shoots flames at the flares to burn them up before they can harm anything. We’ll need fuel for it. How about we use those same self-sacrificing leftists for the fuel? That way we cure two problems at the same time. They do say they don’t want to live in a world with all this new innovation and its freedom going on. We’re ruining the planet. Anyway, I see more than enough fuel for the job.
Well, it’s either that or we just scare them to death with what we are going to do next. It doesn’t seem to take much. How else could I assist them in solving problems?
That reminds me, the twitterverse has been shrieking for a week over Trump’s comments about flushing WH toilets too much. Who knew conserving water was a problem to the left? Only when Trump tries it. Then he is like some crazy uncle saying “stop flushing the toilets all the time.” They’d rather see him as nuts than making sense… whatever that takes.
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The speech not given. A parting shot.
Madam Speaker, I rise at this time to voice my opposition to this impeachment sham.
Irony is all around this sham. It is a dark irony.
I find great irony in the fact that the same body with the power to declare war was also given the power to impeach a sitting president, among its other solemn duties.
What if they use all those other powers designated to Congress the same way they are using this power to impeach? Rush to impeach. Fundraisers, storm the gates of the capitol. Impeachment rallies. “Impeach the MF-er!” What if the same hyper-partisanship was used in a rabid rush to war? Even for Democrats, this a new low.
Future voters, preserve our democracy, voting for children and posterity are their talking points. Nothing is further from the truth.
Do they tell their children in future generations that this was the day they stood up to overturn the election of the people? This was the day they had to act to subvert the will of the people. “We had to act.” This was the day the results of an election no longer mattered.
This was the opening salvo in the war on democracy.
You hear the same old tired Democrat platitudes “what is he hiding?”…”what is he afraid of?” Now it is time to ask them the same questions.
What are they afraid of…. what are they hiding? They are trying to hide this charade of a coup they’ve orchestrated and been engaged in since even before this president took his oath of office and assumed the office.
What they are afraid of is the will of the people. They keep on polling with the same results. Now they’ve just decided to go to war with democracy.
They are afraid the same president will be reelected again in 2020. This is only a partisan political hit job, like all the rest of their long drawn out plot, to either unseat the president or prevent him from getting reelected. So they’ve gone to war against democracy, again.
I find it ironic too that the organization founded in the aftermath of President Clinton’s impeachment screaming to “Move On” is the same group now organizing rallies lobbying the left to impeach this president. Isn’t that rich?
So Move On runs to the street organizing rallies with chants of “no one is above the law. The president is not above the law.” But what law; what law are they talking about?
Protecting democracy? They strategized this moment since the last presidential election to subvert democracy. Less than one year before the next election, they must take it out of the hands of the people to let them know Congress not the people will pick the president.
“We must act,” they say. They must act to prevent the president from using his power and getting reelected in 2020. They’ve moved up the date of the election to now.
And they trying to shroud this act of democratic defiance in an excuse that they are doing this for the people, to “protect democracy.” That they are doing it for national security? The only threat to our national security is this attempt to subvert the will of the people.
We all watched for years in the UK as countless lawmakers tried to tell people their votes didn’t matter. They do the same thing here.
But ask yourself, what are Democrats afraid of? What are they trying to hide? The answer is simple, they are afraid of we the people, us. They are hiding their entire anti-democratic agenda against the American people. They are hiding their coup and its fruition.
In fact, everything they have done is a part of the cover up for what Obama and our government did to interfere in the last election. Sure, they failed to prevent Trump from winning but they aren’t done. That cover up for what they did continues.
It is not about what did they know and when did they know it? They have known it all along. They were complicit in the biggest attack on our democracy in history, a bloodless coup. When? They started it from before he was even elected. They were so deep in it by election that even if they wanted to, they could not have stopped. It is a war against democracy. They planted the seeds, fertilized it, then weeded out anything that stood in their way of reaping the rewards of overthrowing the president. (by any means)
Hyper-politics and policy disagreements should not be the cause for impeachment.
But like its power to declare war, once used you cannot put that Genie back in the bottle. You can shout “we didn’t come here to impeach” from the roof of the Capitol. It doesn’t matter. You invoked it while feigning some Churchillian passion as you attempt to overturn an election. This is not what democracy looks like!
Democrats worry about foreign influence in elections. Say hello to your friend, Ukraine.
And so the Forgotten Man limps on still… in an all too real metaphor.
I yield back….
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Are people tuning out? Well, that would be my guess. I’m no expert on the subject but it seems disinterest is setting in. Impeachment fever has struck in Washington and stuck there. That’s all they care about now.
The rest of us have bigger concerns. We haven’t succumbed to the fever.
Meanwhile, Rasmussen’s daily approval poll is at 51% for President Trump. Good.
However, Rasmussen’s right track wrong track poll says only 37% of likely voters think the country is headed in the right direction. Looks like Dems, the Left and leftard media have taken us down from 42% in September 16th, who thought the country was heading in the right direction. But it was flirting with 35% in recent weeks.
I guess it shouldn’t take a brain scientist to see what is happening, but it is still confusing. What the hell do people expect when the president is enduring impeachment in Congress? Or, just maybe this impeachment sickness is what is taking the number down?
Whatever you think the reason is, I think it deserves to be much higher.
After all, the same poll had Obama in the mid to high 20’s during 2016. And that bid well for revolt territory. Are we not better than 10 points above that Obama hell?
Voters beware, someone is sucking the life blood out of this country. And it ain’t Trump.
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Much as I hate to give away award-winning recipes, I jotted it down from memory.
Have at it. (*Does require some special tools and equipment)
1 part presidential Ukraine phone call (or suitable substitute)
1 keg of loser’s spite
2 parts resistance.
Equal measures of Deep State CYA and cover up
1 non-existent or invisible whistle blower (flexible)
1 heavily strained gnat
1 bag of DNC lies
1 wooden stake
1 part phony intentions
Liberal amounts of political influence
1 dramatic screenwriter
1 part foreign interference
1 president, preferably skinned — if possible but not necessary.
2 parts Deep State testimony
Mix all ingredients (except stake) well and fold in anything else handy that might go with ingredients. Wear mask if needed — fumes are toxic.
Purée and dump into suitable greased pan over wooden stake, in front of rabid spectators.
Preheat blast furnace to 950. Cram aforementioned product into it – without burning your ass. Do this as fast as you can before fire dep. arrives.
Bake until either it explodes or stinks up the entire house – or as long as possible.
Abruptly remove. Season liberally with MSM for taste. Serve it up to 65 million people who don’t trust you. Convince them it’s real and important. (this could take some time.)
Hold your noses!
House favorite. Umm-umm, bad to the bones.
(Caution: some chaser may be necessary. They don’t call it impossible for nothing!)
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Leaks, lies, coups and liars’ legacies = just some procedural Bullshit?
Incidentally, if you don’t like the word bullshit then you may elect to skip this piece.
When is enough enough? Let me start by writing backwards, the way government usually does things. (in reverse) Starting with a premise and working backward to origination.
Synopsis: media has broken their cone of silence to actually talk about the upcoming IG Horowitz. Until now that has been a forbidden topic of conversation. Now, armed with numerous leaks, I presume they’re trying to manipulate our expectations for the report.
At first it seemed like they were just trying to get out ahead of it for damage control, to spin the outcome and temper our expectations. But now it looks like there may be something to what they are saying. (even if they’ve been in denial for 3 years.)
Then this report only becomes part of the cover-up.
Cut the bullshit:: This is a government report justifying what government did.
We should be clear on that. It’s what government does. And when government covers up for itself, it is doing what government does. When regular people do that, it is called a cover-up – considered worse than the crime in many cases.
All definitions from here on go into the trashcan – other than for bullshit. They, government, can alter or rewrite definitions as they go. The word ™*They in this form shall stand for government… or big, Deep State government.
Let me say this is not about the why *They did what *They did — other than the original investigation — but about what *They did. I think the motives are self-evident. *They, as in government, includes the head of the administration apparatus at the time, Obama.
Leaks of the document are flowing out daily.
They come from somewhere. You have to assume from within the *They apparatus. Reporters and MSM are only to happy to put them out there. (apparently sanctioned) Something about toning down or lowering expectations, I presume.
The conclusions of the report leaked out basically say the Trump investigation was justified from the onset. That the Carter Page probe was justified. But that there were some departmental problems, which he is going to point out, including how the “lower level” lawyer under James Baker altered FISA documents. Nevertheless, it did not change the outcome of this justifiable investigation, or its merits. Chew that slowly.
Yet there is no underlying problem with the integrity of the investigation itself, only some processes of it. Gee, and downhill from there on it goes. This starts to sound like every other “report” that has come out prior. But look at the accusations flying about everything Trump does. Put common sense aside.
In other words, what they are saying – if the report verifies it — is that the report is basically inconsequential as to the outcome of this Hoax. It is only relevant so far as procedural errors it quibbles with. But if it validates that the cooked up investigation and subsequent deep state coup was justified, then it becomes a part of the substantiation of the whole thing. See how this works? This IG look-see validates what *They did.
So unofficially, this IG Report could be called the cleanup detail of DOJ. One of the major problems it has is being released smack in the middle of an impeachment process. Whatever you think of the latter… and what a long winding road that has been: filled with innuendo, lies, dirt-digging politics and conspiracy theories etc. (dirt digging on Trump)
Maybe all we have witnessed to now is a natural byproduct of the “fundamental change” Obama promised. It certainly appears that way.
Now that they know *They can operate this way and have sweeping influence, it sets a precedent for future coups or phony investigations. Proof that it all works and can be very effective – even using CIA sources. Do you really think it is only Trump who would be subject to this radical insurrection of an interconnected cabal? Think again.
Imagine the extreme irony of Democrats doing a major investigation and impeachment process over digging dirt on a political opponent… while what they have done for 4 years was a political dirt-digging operation on a candidate and then a president.
This whole thing combined is nothing more than an effort to bring down the President, and all it has ever been for three years. Now they bring in the IG of itself, to justify itself, by posing as an independent critic of itself. And all predicated on grade-A BS.
Of, by, and for Deep State
Our government was weaponized against a political opponent. Obama politicized it entirely and then it naturally became weaponized. The problem for Democrats is that it was not politicized or weaponized by Trump. We know the beginning, the means, and the desired outcome — none of which aligns with Trump’s objectives.
Isn’t it extremely odd that no one would pay any attention to Ukraine before? You could not force media/coverage to talk about Ukraine. Why? The many tentacles DNC and Democrats had working in Ukraine. To even mention Ukraine was labeled a conspiracy theory. Ukraine itself was branded as a conspiracy. Now Ukraine is elevated to the most important place at the intersection of corruption and politics, at the most critical time in national politics. But Trump didn’t do all that.
Isn’t it also funny that after the Trump rally in Florida, the media is squealing like stuffed pigs about the president’s use of the word Bullshit? Yet it is the one word in our language that could possibly encompass all *They and their media allies have done to him and our last election. That word cuts through the smoke and mirrors.
And still the only thing that matters to these people is the next election, and defeating Trump. That government is still politicized and weaponized, ready and available. Media is still *Its biggest ally. Democrats are still engaged in election politics against their political opponent – and wiling to use any means at their disposal against it. (that opponent has also become the people, as it always does!)
Then came the IG report that media spins as an expected barn-burner that isn’t. Apparently they got their way. The report they refused to acknowledge as necessary or meaningful before, suddenly now becomes a central asset to knock down any “conspiracies” about what really took place in the 2016 election. (the truth)
According to these media reports: the Counterintelligence investigation on Trump was properly predicated and properly launched. So the rest is justified history.
That means it is 4-500 pages of meaningless procedural minutia that did not generally affect the overall investigation. Thus, the investigation was credible while there are outstanding procedural, process problems. That concept needs some explaining.
Message: nothing to see here. Move along. Government was justified in its overreaching investigation which turned into a full-blown bloodless coup. More CYA for the cover-up.
Even the Bullshit is getting old — calling a spade what it is, and an IG Report what it is.
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Syria: Kurds, PKK, Asaad, Turkey, Isis, Russia. Put then all together and what do you have? A whole lot of shaking.
Washington: Trump, Pelosi, Schumer, Durbin, Rand Paul, Republicans, Democrats. Put them all together and what do you have? A mess. Did I forget media?
All these, of course, represent factions. We have factions in the USA. Certainly, then, you cannot expect people to be all on the same page. They all have their own interests, and their own ideologies. Now I’m not one for letting ideology, unadulterated, run all policy.
Sure I succumb to an ideology like everyone. But this idea that ideology is the be all end all would mean all one has to do is plug in their ideology to any given situation and voila, you have the solution. But it doesn’t work that way.
That would not require politicians or leaders but only an ideology everyone must adhere to. That sounds more like a communist China or other regime, sans the dictator who enforces it all. So the Communist Party rules in China, the Democrat Party rules here.
Some things you have to make the case for, some things you have to fight for. Indeed, some things may be impossible — that is outside the dictator to implement and force it. In the US, we typically wrestle with such things. Other regimes don’t have those “problems.”
Case in point, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer go to the White House to talk to Trump about problems in Syria. What do you think happens? Dems run out with their hair on fire, to the media, and say “the President had a meltdown”. Is any of all that predictable? Rather than just deal with an uncomfortable seat in the theater, Democrats would rather scream fire and run out. No, it isn’t proper but that is their predictable reaction.
But of course the only thing that Pelosi wants to deal with is her own caucus. She will immediately run out to fundraise off of it. Impeachment is actually the only thing on her caucus-craven mind. And how to guide that to a successful conclusion.
Damn the will of the people, damn 2016 elections, damn all immediate pressing problems, damn the volatile situation anywhere; full speed ahead on the impeachment train. Election 2020 is now the next destination. Ideology rules the sandbox.
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Presidential adviser Stephen Miller was interviewed by Breitbart on Sunday.
Here is one snippet.
“The last point I’ll make about this is the why,” Miller said. “Why? Because this president dared to disrupt two-party betrayal of the American people over many decades: betrayal on trade, betrayal on China, betrayal on foreign policy, betrayal on our southern border, betrayal on our economy, decade after decade, year after year, administration after administration. This president dared to stand up to defy that betrayal — was elected to end that betrayal — but the people who profited like parasites off of that betrayal are now the ones trying to prevent him from executing the agenda that the American people installed him to execute. That’s the situation we find ourselves in today.”
Get this, the lamestream media is finally wondering if people might be tuned out? What gives them that idea? They also complain that it is noisy.
Frankly, even I am getting a little tired of responding to the triggered editorials. Seen one crazed flame-out editorial, you seen them all. In this era at least. Yet I’ll describe what you need to know about this rant. I’m only amazed that they haven’t run out of adjectives to describe Trump yet. Now they are working on us voters who supported him.
But this will have to be a twofer because another flame-out column occurred on the subject days ago. Again, a Washington Post columnist. What is it with WaPo, do they believe they are leading the sedition? It is the left’s way of creating the narrative for the week.
In that one she calls for burning down the Republican Party. And she says they must get rid of every last Trump supporter or we will reassemble and do this again. She only says what all the Left thinks. Then, just like clockwork, she ran off to MSNBC to spread her venom on air to anyone that had missed her vitriolic hatred in Washington Post.
No, these people never take a break. So now another one pops up to suggest people have tuned out. Gee, what was your first clue? The people tuned out months ago. The only ones flailing about are the Leftists and socialist radicals. So MSM has been talking to themselves for months, which is kind of funny. If they really are so “exhausted,” wouldn’t you think they would have toned it down or eased up a smidgen?
Another indicator that’s a lie, like everything else they say. Actually, they should be exhausted, they tried everything they could to attack Trump and remove him from office. Now they admit they are exhausted. That really is funny, they’re exhausted.
Maybe they should have realized that before driving themselves bat shit crazy. At least they drove the entire Left crazy with them. Maybe what they mean is they exhausted all their resources, too, and Trump is still there and so are we. We aren’t going away.
They certainly have run out of anything new. We’ve seen and heard it all before anyway. They just repeat the same old stuff. And you think people are tuning out? Wonder why? It sounds even worse than it did the first time.
But people don’t believe the news anymore now. They noticed that too. The media has even less credibility as time goes on. If they all wouldn’t have fallen off the side of Alcatraz, they might have some cred. One thing for sure, they will never admit they made a mess of themselves and the press. But they have no one else to blame — not Trump, not the people, not even Republican’s. This is all their craziness.
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We’ve now heard Trump blamed for almost everything since he took office, and even for things before he took office like Russia election meddling. To accept some part of it all would be virtually impossible for one man to accomplish. It strains any credulity.
They tried this with Bush and they never did it to Obama. But now they took it to such staggering heights that everything by default is Trump’s fault, going back 8 years.
It makes me wonder what the Left would do without their Scapegoat in Chief? This could be dismissed if it were from the fringes of the Left, but it isn’t. The blame fest has come from lamestream media. It comes from top tiers of the Democrat party and all their candidates, too. Is there a Democrat running who hasn’t blamed Trump for everything?
I am going to leave this right here, though in the hands of our enemies that is a dangerous tool for them to have access to. As if that has not occurred to the Left how it could be used? But they probably think anything bad that comes from their blame campaign can also be blamed on Trump – the more the better. They don’t care about the damage.
Surely shady people in dark places are fascinated by this playing out on a public stage, in this reactional way. And it has been very public. It encourages others, like even the Mayor of London, to chime in. He has his own low approval turmoils but that doesn’t stop him from lashing out in defiance at Trump. For what, when did Trump do anything to him?
No, that is beside the point. It seems to be open season. Get into any trouble or political problems, just blame Trump to score political points. Then use them, save them, collect and trade them with others; blame Trump has become the new currency. Even an international one. It attracts support and is used to raise money, and spent like capital.
About the only thing coming even close to this phenomena is the blame Mitch McConnell campaign. The Left is having a field day tying Mitch’s name to every problem and issue, from Russia to the latest shootings. The left cleverly (I shouldn’t call it clever) attaches cute hashtags to every event using Mitch. Fill in the blank so they can get it trending.
This creates another new phenomena in the social media age for trolls, Leftists, or hashtag architects. Their personal net-value at a given time — politically and socially — is only determined by what is trending on Twitter. These titans of social media are hashtag warriors, radicalized with whatever groups of others they are connected.
Against these blue waves of fascism stands one man, armed with his Twitter account. Instead of president, I’ll call Trump the Pope of Twitter. Not every foe of Trump is worthy of his Twitter arsenal, but when they are singled out they feel the sting of social media themselves. Their fifteen minuets of fame turns into fifteen minutes of flames.
Many of them can’t take the pressure or heat. Some of them have a hard time going back into the hole they came out of after the fact. It is the equalizer. Hashtag that.
Some of those hashtag warriors would accuse Trump of weaponizing Twitter or social media. But no, that is exactly what they’ve done. Trump is only engaging on their terms. They politicize and weaponize every platform they touch. It is the nature of radicals. It is who they are. But they cry when the social media winds are not in their favor.
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Let me get this straight, the city leaders of Baltimore have come together to rally (support) against President Trump’s criticism. So the leaders cannot find a way to fix Baltimore’s problems and conditions but instead focus on the real enemy, Trump?
But why is Trump the enemy and problem here? And the problems have nothing to do with race, unless you are saying only white people or Trump supporters care about the problems in Baltimore. But that is a horrible thing to say. And that would be insulting and offensive to say blacks or others don’t see or care about the problems with Baltimore.
So let’s unite to defend Baltimore from the president’s tweets. Those big bad Tweets. I don’t know exactly what “we’re going to continue to push forward” means. Maybe they should worry more about Baltimore than Trump.
But the Baltimore Sun is almost as bad. It declared itself the defense for Elijah Cummings. In one editorial deluge, clearly to defend Cummings, they ended the deflection and defense by choosing the rats: “Better to have some vermin living your neighborhood than to be one.” So beside actually calling Trump a rat/rodent, they make a deliberate decision to choose rodents in Baltimore.
Also in the dripping editorial venom, they spun the blame for problems in their city on Trump. Yet Elijah lives in and represents the hood. I guess that makes him immune to responsibility — in the standard Baltimoronic way.
Here is a partial quote:
“Finally, while we would not sink to name-calling in the Trumpian manner — or ruefully point out that he failed to spell the congressman’s name correctly (it’s Cummings, not Cumming) — we would tell the most dishonest man to ever occupy the Oval Office, the mocker of war heroes, the gleeful grabber of women’s private parts, the serial bankrupter of businesses, the useful idiot of Vladimir Putin and the guy who insisted there are “good people” among murderous neo-Nazis that he’s still not fooling most Americans into believing he’s even slightly competent in his current post. Or that he possesses a scintilla of integrity. Better to have some vermin living in your neighborhood than to be one.”
They will not sink to name-calling but then call Trump a rodent. Now they can rally against Trump as the enemy. Meanwhile, President Trump has channeled “$16 billion in 2018 alone to Elijah Cummings’ district in federal grants.” But then call him a rat. That works!
Sorry, they don’t get to blame Trump for the problems in Baltimore too. Though Cummings and his fellow Dems do nothing to fix the crisis on the border. But organize a rally against Trump, they can do that.
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Because Trump is president the world has changed, conditions and laws have changed. Yes, the seas have risen dramatically too, despite Obama beating them down to size. In fact, everything has changed and nothing will ever, ever be the same. And not for the better. (cue the crying soundtrack) This is the narrative of the Democrat, progressive Left.
That narrative should have gotten old even for them over two and half years but it hasn’t. The idea is that Trump is so unconventional, dare I say radical, everything must change because of their determination. So that means he is the default excuse for whatever they feel like doing. Investigate his finances, his bank accounts, his personal relationships and family, his entire business career and everyone or everything in it. Open season.
And while we are at it, let’s just have a never-ending investigation of Trump — even though they prove they cannot do anything else of value. That is all justified. But when there is a problem with the narrative or they get caught dirty in their festival of hatred, just whip out the old blame Trump card. Guaranteed to work every time.
Where have you ever seen such a travesty where in an obsession to villainize somebody they can turn around and blame the person for that injustice they are inflicting on him? Well, certainly not on a national level like this before. Isn’t it way too much? No.
Their narrative sort of reveals the real story, doesn’t it?
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Democrats (or progressives) have bequeathed us the most dangerous times. There are hardly any parallels. But if you did mention any, everyone would scramble to talk about that other time not this one.
It is a direct result of what Democrats have done and continue to do. We are careening toward a space that none of us should want to go. Yet Democrats are full speed ahead.
Two things serve as illustrations. The first is a complete reversal from the talk in 2016. When Republicans had an unprecedented array of candidates, we heard a drumbeat that no one could beat Hillary Clinton. They even had Bernie on the same par.
Until they did get a bright idea saying that, according to polls, the only guy who could beat Hillary and presumably Bernie was John Kasich. They told us he alone had the best chance of winning in 2016, even if he could not manage to win the primary.
How times change. Now in 2020, all the polls suspiciously show every top candidate on the left beating Trump. Is that a laugh? And coincidentally, the top Democrats have a 9 or 10 point lead. Where have I heard that before?
I think the left needs a different calculus though. Notice how they rank Democrats with Biden at the top and down the list — and he has a large lead over others. I’d like to see a completely different ranking considering the times. Why not rank them by threat level or who is the most dangerous? That would be useful.
For instance, one of their candidates is Inslee. Sure he is not one of the top contenders but he certainly has a dangerous factor. He is so green he can’t see straight and wants to abolish coal. Basically he wants the biggest war on energy we have seen yet. If it destroys America, they don’t care as long as they did it “green” it would be something to be proud of. Place your bets.
Bernie is a complete danger to everything else that makes America work. We don’t know exactly how he could and would do any of it. That leaves executive order as his only means. But he does have enough of a commie, socialist base to make him dangerous.
Biden, well, he is no stranger to selling out America. And he never had a foreign policy that worked. He could be a gift to China or N. Korea. And you know about their deal with Iran. Plus he would bring back all the same actors as we just got rid of in there. And Deep State would be rejuvenated. The myth that he has some understanding with blue collar working people is hilarious. Yet the media have sold that lie long enough.
The whole purpose of guys like Joe or the others is that they don’t want a great economy. Their goal is the opposite. And they want everyone begging at the door of federal government. Biden being some kind of uniter? Well that’s just not how any of this works.
Elizabeth Warren, if she doesn’t scare the hell out of every sane person, I don’t know what would. In fact, that is her whole gig, threats and intimidation. She wants everyone subservient to all-powerful government. That would be the best setup for pure socialism you could ask for.
Now Democrats have moved on again in their wish list of agenda items. Next up, let’s talk about reparations. While they are all out on the campaign trail talking about unity and healing divisions, they are all pushing the reparations train now. Nothing more unifying than that. A bloody civil war was not enough for these people.
How about reparations for the most racist institution in the last century, the DNC? It was actually built on racism.
If those primers aren’t enough to get your danger juices flowing, then there are Dems’ daily positions and reactions to hard current events as they happen, to give you a glimpse into their collective mindset. There is always the tried and true hate America plank of the party. The anti-American wing has eaten the entire party.
Shout out to the borderless and lawless agenda here. But it is not some small marginal group of the far left anymore. So the calls to abolish ICE weren’t enough of a clue? How about the cop killers that get radio silence from the party? Better yet, undermine any remaining control of the border – or its legal controlling authority. Not just against the wall, they are against any enforcement of our borders or our laws. And they take to the streets on a moments notice to protest our enforcement of law and order. Heck, they are organized in such a way as to facilitate and encourage illegal immigration. And they make no bones about the fact that they give illegals preference over law-abiding American citizens.
How about those sanctuary cities? Oh, I’m sorry, did I mean sanctuary states now? The main purpose of Democrats, more and more these days, seems to be to facilitate crime waves and defend the criminals and those who harbor them. Then blame any cause of it on bad America.
Might as go all the way, while they are at it. Onward to late term abortions right up to the delivery date. Let’s even put that up for grabs, just in case you did not avail yourself of killing the baby at first chance, try try again. Who can say no to that agenda anymore? Who could draw arbitrary lines on institutionalized baby killing?
Even that is not quite enough to quench the appetite for evil. What they need to do is get rid of the Hyde Amendment. There cannot be any room for a wall in our government against directly subsidizing killing babies. Better still; just remind us all that abortion is a pillar of our economy. Yeah, that’s the ticket.
Hadn’t seen enough of this anti-American sideshow yet? Well there is great news for you, then. How about a basic war on the bill of rights? How about a war on freedom and religious speech? What are progressive values without that? It’s a great fundraiser too. That would eliminate half the problems in the country if they could just tear out the heart of freedom. The rest of the agenda would come a lot easier.
And take out the 2nd Amendment.
While they are all for resistance to this president, administration and legitimate election results; they are all about limiting any resistance to their agenda by any means necessary. Fill in the blanks there too numerous to mention. Just say nothing is off the table.
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I write in sympathy to your current predicament. I know you have an extreme lack of credibility and standing with the public. Or maybe you are still in denial? You offend them and they offend you. I know it upsets you.
I feel your pain; but I cannot validate it.
The problem is that it is not Trump’s fault. That must be hard for you to accept, too. Yet it is the truth. Just repeat the words: “our credibility deficit is not Trump’s fault.”
It was not Trump’s fault that before the 2016 election you jumped on the Hillary bandwagon, with no reservations. You were doing her bidding well before the primaries.
When the election did come, by then you had set the perception that she was the winner by all standards and could not lose. Trump had nothing to do with your willful bias. He was not whispering in your ear to give favorable treatment to Hillary, forcing you to do her cleanup and dirty work.
He did not tell you to make things up about him and his supporters just like you all did about Tea Parties. He didn’t choose all your negative coverage of himself and positive coverage for Hillary. That was not in his power or within his influence to do.
He didn’t make you into card-carrying members of the resistance. He didn’t tell you to brand his supporters as racists, bigots, or even domestic terrorists. But you implied they were dumb, uneducated grievance hustlers who were generations out of step with the times. (talk about projection)
We came to the party only to take our part. You came to blacklist us. Sure, you couldn’t quite get the job done, but you expected it to take a toll. To some degree it did. Though you couldn’t defeat or destroy us. After all, you had been trying more subtly to do that for years. But we were not going away. In fact, we were the original resistance. So you fully embraced the banner of resistance after the election. Trump did not make you do that. He only pointed it out. You demurred any criticism because that is the kind of people you are.
We don’t matter. When you ran the daily 24/7 hate Trump media for his first two years, hyping the resistance movement and impeachment, you dug in your heels of sedition. With every leak and anonymous source you could muster, you blazed an historical trail, aligning yourselves with a coup well under way from the first day of Trump’s presidency.
Yes, I can sympathize with your pain and agony of it all. Well, I can because we have felt that prejudice against us from the public for decades. Your part in that campaign against us has not gone unrecognized. We are well aware of it and your attitude against we the people. We know how you feel about the people and flyover country.
We know how you despise the people’s mindset… and their choice.
So when Donald Trump said some members of the mainstream media – not all — were enemies of the people, he was right. We already knew that. You just confirmed it. When you were offended by that comment, it was not our fault. You did it. When you tried to spin yourselves into victims of that remark, it fell on deaf ears because we have always been the real victims of your schemes.
We get to vote, and were determined to vote regardless what you thought of us. See, you get to cast your vote everyday, as the elitists you are. You want to control dialogue and you couldn’t. The conversation went on around you, even factoring in your heavy hand at the ballot. But you could not control the discussion or the election results. So I can really identify with how you must feel. We’ve felt that way for years and you never cared.
Yes, we all know exactly what it is like to be outcast by the public as troublemakers and crazies. But we were not looking to validate our victimhood. We didn’t have to. It is prima facie in any honest assessment. Along comes media now claiming to be the righteous victims of slander, smear or character assassination to vindicate their cause. It is dishonest. It is self-serving, it is agenda driven and, finally, it is very political.
Now you have laid the record bare for all to see. Only you want your trashed credibility back on a golden platter. That’s just not how any of this works.
Worse than all that, you have also lost credibility with the Left, your handlers and allies. You promised and built up their hopes that you would assist in taking down this president.
When the Mueller report came out and didn’t declare the collusion you promised, your radical base of consumers recoiled. Their hearts and trust were broken. So you have lost on both sides, with your enemies and your allies. Hurts, doesn’t it?
That should have taught you something. But it was your stubborn choices you made every step of the way that are to blame, not Trump. We didn’t destroy your credibility. You did that yourself. We only supplied the means. Remember reporters demanding apologies from Trump? By the way, did you ever apologize for the way you treated the Tea Parties? No, it’s all part of the long record now. It lives on to prove to anyone honestly looking.
You are the victims of your own bias and hatred. Thursday will only validate what we all knew. It will expose you for the liars you were all along. But Trump didn’t do it to you.
It might be time to take some stock and dust off that first amendment to see what is really in it. There is more there than your beloved freedom. And last I checked, you weren’t.
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