Tag: Russia

Bad week for the Democrat circus

First, let’s talk about the circus at the Kavanaugh hearing.  Nothing is going to stop Kavanaugh’s confirmation.  So the question was whether Democrats would act civilly like a bunch of elected US Senators, or if they would go off the rails into crazy town.  They chose the latter.  In fact, Democrats in the committee mirrored the paid protesters in the crowd in their level of crazy.

Corey Booker took the cake with his “I am Spartacus” moment.  Booker tried everything he could to throw his Senate career away as a martyr for the cause.  But surprisingly, he failed.  Booker, in a moment of epic grandstanding, promised to release confidential emails even though he knew the consequences were expulsion from the Senate.  He then released 12 pages of emails that did absolutely nothing but show Kavanaugh as an impartial observer who focuses on complete accuracy.  So did Booker succeed in getting himself crucified?  Not quite.  The emails were already cleared to be released.

The next clown to get out of the car was Kamala Harris.  Senator Harris hit Kavanaugh with a line of questioning that amounted to “have you ever talked to anyone about anything”.  When Kavanaugh tried to clarify the question, she mocked him saying “I just asked it a minute ago, I can’t believe you forgot already.”  When he tried to answer by pointing out that he used to work with Bob Mueller and that Russia is on the news every day so of course he has talked to fellow judges about it, Harris gave up in frustration and said “I’ll move on, clearly you aren’t going to answer the question”

She asked Kavanaugh if he had a conversation, but wouldn’t say with who.  She implied he knew who.  Why wouldn’t she just say the name?  Because she didn’t have one.  Kamala Harris was fishing.

Skip to 5:45 in the video to to get to the idiocy of her questioning.

Kamala Harris asks Kavanaugh if he’s had a conversation with you know who

The anonymous Op-Ed in the New York Times is continuing to make fools out of Democrats.  In fact it has had the opposite effect.  Trump senior officials have been quick to not only deny that they wrote the Op-Ed, but to strongly support the President and point to the successes of his administration.  In fact, the Op-Ed has been such an abject failure that some have speculated that Trump wrote  or had it written to have the opportunity to demonstrate the strong support he has in his administration.

What is clear is that if the anonymous author had any hopes of invoking the 25th amendment to have Trump removed from office as incapable of carrying out his duties, that effort has miserably failed.  The author would have had better luck naming himself and calling for a vote.  But I suppose if he did that, then he would completely destroy the credibility of the Russian investigation, which is his only other hope of getting Trump toppled.  Because it’s Rod Rosenstein.

Trump officials come out in support of the President in response to “gutless” Op-Ed

And right on cue, out comes another Democrat clown.  On Thursday, Democratic Socialist Elizabeth Warren was asked if the President should be toppled with the 25th amendment based on the anonymous Op-Ed.  Warren said yes.  She is actually suggesting that the cabinet, along with the Senate and the House, remove the President from office and put Mike Pence in charge because somebody wrote an anonymous Op-Ed.

Do people realize how dangerous this is?  Our constitutional democracy has survived based on the peaceful transfer of power and the vote of the people.  If Democratic Socialists want to cheat to topple a Capitalist President, then the voters will rise up to restore our democracy.  I think Warren perhaps underestimates the voters in her coup attempt.  But socialists toppling free governments and turning them into banana republics is nothing new.

She might want to consider which side all the second amendment supporters are on before starting a civil war.

Elizabeth Warren calls for coup based on anonymous NYT Op-Ed

 

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NYT Op-Ed Source Revealed!

Despite our aversion to anonymous sources, sometimes you just need to get a job done.  That is the position we found ourselves in when we reached out to our anonymous source at the New York Times and they revealed that he, yes he, is a member of the Deep State and is leading the resistance movement from within the administration.  So when we saw some of the key markers in the writing and the substance of what was said, we had a pretty good idea.  Our unnamed source confirmed it.  Fearful of losing her job with the New York Times, she asked that we don’t reveal her name and we agreed.

When you think about it, the Op-Ed writer identity makes sense.  He writes that they have worked to curb Trump’s agenda.  But Trump’s agenda marches on with tax cuts, portions of the border wall already under construction, zero tolerance on illegal immigration, tariffs, wins with North Korea, and a tougher stance with allies who haven’t paid their fair share.  Obamacare has been dismantled without the mandate, and pages of crippling regulations have been tossed in the trash.  Trump has successfully placed 24 judges, including one to the Supreme Court and one pending.  There is only one area where his agenda has been thwarted, and that aroused our now confirmed suspicion.

The anonymous Op-Ed came from the office of Rod Rosenstein.  Whether he wrote it himself or a staffer claimed his name is unclear.

Trump has failed to “lock her up”, referring to Hillary Clinton and her illegal email server and destruction of evidence.  Trump has not fired Rosenstein, Sessions, Ohr, Mueller, or several others potentially involved in the “Deep State” movement to protect Clinton.  The agents who have been fired have been as a result of internal DOJ investigations with overwhelming evidence of bias.  Rosenstein in fact attempted at one point to create an Obstruction of Justice charge against Trump by recommending he fire Comey and then refusing to clear the record when people speculated that Comey was fired to stop the Russian investigation.

Rosenstein also set up the special counsel investigation with Mueller and has prevented Mueller from being fired.  Meanwhile, he has not set up a second special counsel investigation to look into how the Clinton email investigation was handled.  Many observers, including Trump, have been tearing their hair out trying to figure out why the Clinton email investigation continues to go under the radar.  It is clear now that Rosenstein considers this part of his resistance duties, to steer Trump away from what he believes are Trump’s worst inclinations.

Rosenstein himself at one point faced impeachment proceedings from Congress for failing to produce evidence, refusing to remove unnecessary redaction from reports, and refusing to set up a second special counsel to look into the FBI’s handling of the Clinton investigation.

Chuck Schumer himself said that intel officials have a way to “strike back” if someone speaks badly about them.  Rod Rosenstein wrote the New York Times Op-Ed because he believes he has a duty to stop Trump.  That idea has been articulated throughout the FBI higher ups in texts on record, and through DOJ employee Bruce Ohr who continued to feed fake dirt on Trump to the FBI from Christopher Steele even after the FBI fired Steele.  Rosenstein also knows his time is running out.  As soon as the Russia investigation is over, which should be very soon, or right after the election Rosenstein and Sessions will be looking for jobs.  For Rosenstein it was now or never.  He knew he would eventually be discovered, but he is the most expendable.

Our report likely won’t be picked up.  That’s Ok.  Unbiased observers have already seen this move to invoke the 25th amendment by the Deep State and take it for what it is.  It is the Birther Movement part II.  No one who matters takes it seriously.  The New York Times doesn’t have the credibility it used to.  The story, like Russian meddling, won’t affect a single vote.  But the source will be discovered by the media in time and face the consequences that come with trying to stage an internal coup against the President of the United States.  Until then, President Trump will continue to implement the portions of his agenda that don’t run through Rod Rosenstein’s office.

Mueller acted before Labor Day, but no one cared

It didn’t make headlines, but apparently Mueller did make a move before Labor Day.  Many media outlets waited breathlessly for something like an indictment of one of Trump’s sons, or a report calling for action on Trump himself.  Instead, the Special Counsel’s office sent a letter to Trump’s attorneys with requests for written responses regarding Russia and the election.  According to the unnamed sources, the questions steered away from obstruction.  This is the best case scenario for Trump since written answers will help him avoid the “perjury trap” that his attorneys had feared.  Trump shoots from the hip when he shoots his mouth off and is notorious for conflicting and changing statements.  Written answers will allow him and his lawyers to get their story straight and on the record.

Mueller passes on interview with Trump, requests written answers instead

Massachusetts is on track to make history.  For their state, that is.  The extreme liberal state will likely have their first African American Congresswoman after Ayanna Pressley beat out incumbent Michael Capuano in the Tuesday primary.  Pressley and Capuano saw eye to eye on many things, but Pressley was definitely more anti-cop.  She also is a Democratic Socialist, calling for Medicare for all and the 100% tax hike that goes with it, and the abolition of ICE.  Although, it’s not clear if she actually means that or like Ocasio-Cortez thinks abolition of ICE just means stopping the agents from raping women and razing villages in a manner like Ghengis Khan.  I think I might be mixing up quotes there.

Capuano responded to the loss saying “America is going to be OK”.  I suppose we will be, as long as we can keep Pressley’s anti-cop, open borders, extreme tax hikes and Medicare for all policies from becoming mainstream.  Although we do need to congratulate the extremely liberal northern state of Massachusetts for finally joining Florida, Texas, North Carolina, Alabama and some of the other backwards redneck states in finally electing an African American woman to Congress.  You’re a little late in the game, but I guess better late than never.

Another Democratic Socialist upsets long-time Democrat politician

The Florida race for governor is too close to call according to a new Quinnipiac poll.  Quinnipiac, which typically leans a couple points to the left, has the race at 50-47 with Andrew Gillum in the lead.  Gillum played the race card on Ron DeSantis within 24 hours of his primary victory, and he has struggled with questions of how to pay for his socialist agenda.  Gillum has also called for a “confederacy of states” to pass Medicare for all, and admitted that he intends to make Florida the highest tax state in the south.  Gillum has also called for relaxed borders and the abolition of ICE, whatever that means.

DeSantis is running on conservative libertarian values and has promised to continue the success of Governor Scott in Florida.  The Cato institute has ranked Florida as the #1 state when it comes to freedom.  The state also has a below average unemployment rate and has continued to see sustained economic growth since Scott was elected.  DeSantis made this point when he asked why Florida would want to harm it’s great economy with socialism.  Unfortunately, leftists only heard the word “monkey” in his phrase “monkey it up”.  Leftists and some in the media ignored the entire comment and assumed DeSantis was secretly calling Gillum a monkey to elicit support from white supremacists.

Sorry, it’s so ridiculous I had a hard time even writing that.  I guess Harry Reid was right.  Democrats will say whatever it takes to win elections as long as it furthers their agenda.

Gillum, DeSantis in dead heat

 

 

 

Democrats show how low they’ll go with coordinated Kavanaugh protests

Less than 10 seconds into the Kavanaugh hearing, Senator Chuck Grassley was being interrupted by Democrat Senator Kamala Harris.  When she stopped talking her colleagues started, and one right after another they interrupted the Kavanaugh hearing like clockwork.  Then came the screams and rants from wild audience members.  Members of the audience screeched preplanned chants and interrupted at key moments, even earning the ire of Democrat Senator Pat Leahy at one point.  It turns out they were scripted too.

Over the weekend, Sen. Schumer and Sen. Durbin hosted a conference call where they coordinated circus like protests from activists.  As the cops dragged one protester out, another one as if on cue would start ranting and raving.  Dozens were arrested for the interruptions and refusing to leave.  At one point Kavanaugh’s daughters were ushered out as the protesters became more radical and insane in their disruptions.

Kavanaugh is going to be confirmed.  The question is how low Democrats will sink in the mud to express their disapproval.

Kavanaugh confirmation hearing disrupted by coordinated protests

Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward are once again forming a one two punch in journalism, but their claims have drawn intense criticism.  Bernstein was caught last week lying about his sources when he reported that Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen had dirt on Trump.  It turned out, Bernstein’s secret source was Lanny Davis, who later denied that Cohen had any info.  Bernstein also lied about reaching out to Davis for comment.

Woodward is being rebuffed by several people quoted in his book, including chief of staff John Kelly.  Others have denied purported quotes by Trump about Jeff Sessions among other things.  Trump was not interviewed for the book.

Bernstein & Woodward go after another President

Evidence has now come out that DOJ employee Bruce Ohr and dossier author Christopher Steele worked together to try to get Russian oligarchs to implicate Trump in Russian collusion.  Ohr’s relationship with Steele has been under the microscope because Ohr continued to funnel information from Steele to the FBI even after the FBI fired Steele.  Texts between the two seems to indicate that they had a system down for funneling fake info about Trump to the FBI to keep FISA warrants active.

The new revelation could show not just sloppy and suspect intel gathering practices, but direct obstruction of justice.  Ohr’s wife worked for Fusion GPS during this time as well.  The question investigators will have to figure out is if the team of Ohr and Steele thought these oligarchs colluded with Trump or if they were just trying to create that dirt to influence the election.  The more the idea of Trump Russian collusion slips away, the more the latter seems likely.

DOJ’s Bruce Ohr worked with Chris Steele to try to get Russian oligarchs to substantiate Russian Trump collusion

What if Mueller doesn’t have another shoe

All summer Mueller has remained relatively quiet when it comes to Trump and his inner circle.  While the media speculates about the worst case scenarios, what has actually materialized is a couple small time process crimes, a couple corrupt businessmen who made bad deals a decade ago, about a dozen Russian hackers, and a guy who was bled dry and threatened until he plead guilty to a crime he didn’t commit.

It seems like every other week there is a story about how someone else is definitely flipping on Trump.  In fact, there has been so much fake news about this investigation, it’s easy to ignore the headlines.  Meanwhile, there has been very little reporting about the ongoing inspector general investigation into the handling of the Clinton email case.  You might have even forgotten that was still going on.

Now the media is suggesting Mueller may not even subpoena Trump if he refuses an interview.  They are basically admitting that Mueller doesn’t may not actually have any compelling reason to interview Trump.  There was speculation the investigation would end this week with a big move by Mueller.  I have to hand it to him.  Either he’s done a great job of not giving anything away, or the media has gone so insane over this story and it’s just now becoming apparent to them how much was simply made up.

Mueller may not get his Trump interview

2018 is becoming less of a referendum on Trump and more on Socialism.  With the successes of Beto O’Rourke in Texas, Andrew Gillum in Florida, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York, the Democrat party has taken that dreaded turn towards the extreme radical left of their party.  Many within the DNC had complained about Ocasio-Cortez’s rise and subsequent flubs, and some openly cheered when Democratic Socialists lost a string of primaries.  But now Beto and Gillum are giving the movement a little more credibility, despite the fact that one has a spotted past and the other is under an FBI investigation.

Meanwhile, in Sweden the Socialist Democrats are experiencing extremely low popularity.  Part of that has to do with the government’s failure to keep up with their welfare promises.  Patients are waiting years for vital medical care.  The welfare state is being especially harmed by the large influx of immigrants who have not been able to incorporate into Swedish society.  Socialism is failing them.

Swedes enjoy world-class healthcare, when they can get it

Trump hasn’t done a great job of qualifying his statements every time and consistently.  For example, when Trump said that the Press was the enemy of the people, he also tweeted that he mean fake news was the enemy of the people and that he would take fake news over censorship.  But the media, as though they are happy to prove his point, has continued to zero in on his “enemy of the people” comment.

But while Trump is openly critical of the press, he hasn’t been the enemy of the press that Obama was.  If anything, Trump has been a far more open target of the media and hasn’t really backed down from the challenge.  Rather than closing off lines of communication, Trump has held a one sided press conference with the entire country every night from about midnight to 4am.  In fact, Trump may go down as the President who communicated the most directly with the American people.  His digital fireside chat happens just about every night and has made millionaires over at CNN and MSNBC.

Reporters started war with White House

Socialist Andrew Gillum calls for confederacy to pass Universal Healthcare

In a rocky race so far for Florida Governor, Democrat candidate Andrew Gillum suggested to CNN’s Chris Cuomo that we needed a “confederacy of states” in order to get Universal Healthcare.  Gillum’s confederacy would ironically be a southern confederacy. Gillum also charged DeSantis with using a “bullhorn” which is a common racist dog whistle for Gillum’s base, bringing up connotations of ignorant segregationists. See? Two can play at that game.

But Gillum’s point about a southern confederacy is even more ridiculous than the gaffe itself.  Gillum’s point was actually valid.  If Florida doubled their state taxes in order to pay for government controlled healthcare, the state would empty out.  People would move to surrounding states to get away from his Universal Healthcare boondoggle.  Universal Healthcare requires shared misery to work.  That’s why Obamacare had a mandate.  Gillum realizes he can’t destroy Florida’s healthcare system unless their neighbors join him so people have nowhere to go.

Sounds like a winner.

Trump is expected to announce a new type of retirement plan in a rally in North Carolina.  The pooled 401k would allow small businesses to pool their resources and put together retirement plans while sharing the cost.  Trump also took action to reduce government spending by cancelling raises for Federal workers.  At the same time, he scored a major victory with the NAFTA redo with Mexico.  Canada has until today to decide if they are going to join.

Administration moves towards allowing pooled retirement plans

Many are speculating Mueller will make moves today.  Mueller has until September 6th to take any major action before we get into the election season.  Media outlets have recklessly speculated, without evidence, that Mueller will indict Don Jr and Jared Kushner, that he will subpoena Trump to testify, or that he will grant Michael Cohen a cooperation plea deal to get dirt on Trump.  So far, it’s been eerily quiet.

Currently no one is speculating that Mueller will step up efforts against Bruce Ohr, Peter Strzok, Andrew McCabe, Hillary Clinton, James Comey, or any of the other co-conspirators who solicited dirt from foreign agents to set up the Russian investigation in the first place.

Mueller could move today

Democrats stunned in Florida upset

The primaries took a turn for the worst for the establishment DNC on Tuesday when front runner Gwen Graham lost to progressive socialist Andrew Gillum in Florida.  The Florida governor primary race results came as a shock.  Gillum, the 39 year old mayor of Tallahassee, was outspent and barely known until Bernie Sanders came down to campaign for him.  Gillum is from the Ocasio-Cortez wing of the Democrat party and is also currently under an FBI investigation for illegal real estate deals.  He is promising a $15 minimum wage and Medicare for all, despite the massive job losses caused by such a drastically high wage floor in other states and no way to pay for Universal Healthcare.

On the Republican side of the aisle, Ron DeSantis won easily after a Trump endorsement gave him statewide notoriety.  He was already a very popular congressman in the Northeast part of the state.  DeSantis is also a member of the House “Freedom Caucus” made up of more libertarian leaning Republicans.  This sets up a stark contrast for November.

History will play on both sides of the race.  Gillum would be the first black governor of Florida if elected.  On the other side, Florida continues to do incredibly well under Republican governors.  Economic growth in Florida has skyrocketed under outgoing Governor Rick Scott.  Gillum meanwhile presides over a city known for high crime and falling behind other Florida cities.  In the end though, the race may simply turn into a Bernie Sanders versus Donald Trump cult of personality referendum.

Establishment Democrats lose Florida primary to Ocasio-Cortez style 39 year old mayor

Narrative alert: for the second day in a row the mainstream media hit Trump for making a claim “without citing evidence”.  The first was Trump’s claim that Google searches for his name were directing people to left leaning news organizations.  Trump did not cite the article in his tweet, but was referring to a PJ Media report. 

Yesterday the Daily Caller reported that China had hacked Hillary’s email account and set up code that was sending a courtesy duplicate of every email she sent to a Chinese run company in DC.  The Daily Caller did not name their sources, but after the CNN/Lanny Davis screwup, the MSM can hardly complain about that.

Trump isn’t citing stories without evidence.  He simply isn’t linking to the articles he is reading.  Mainstream media outlets likely don’t read news that conflicts with their narrative, and that may be why they missed these two stories.  I wonder where the “without evidence” narrative disappeared to when Florida’s Bill Nelson claimed the Russians had hacked our voting machines?

The “without evidence” narrative is back in the Mainstream Media

White House counsel Don McGhan may be moving on.  That’s the rumors coming from left-leaning Axios.  But the tone of the headline doesn’t match the story.  This isn’t the first time that’s been the case with a McGhan story either.  After McGhan spent 30 hours with Mueller representing the President, media outlets speculated that he had flipped on Trump.  That turned out not to be true.  The new rumors also do not indicate a split between Trump and McGhan.  In fact, the story demonstrates the value he has shown to the administration and why he may be moving on.  McGhan could be replaced by Emmet Flood.  Flood has represented Clinton and Bush against Congressional investigations and is known for fighting against investigator overreach.

Don McGhan’s work may be done