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February 17, 2009 - David Letterman - Top Ten Things Hillary Clinton Wants To Accomplish On Her Trip Overseas

10 Exchange U.S. dollars for currency that's worth something

9 Win respect defeating Japan's top-ranked sumo wrestler

8 Shift world's perception of America from "hated" to "extremely disliked"

7 Personally thank all of her illegal campaign donors

6 Three words: stylish Indonesian pantsuits

5 Visit burial site of revered Chinese military leader, General Tso

4 Get drunk with that Japanese finance minister guy

3 Convince China to switch from lead-tainted products to mercury-tainted products

2 Catch Chinese screening of Benjamin Button entitled "The Strange Adventures of Freaky Grandpa Baby"

1 Pick up carton of duty-free smokes for Obama

February 16, 2009 - David Letterman - Top Ten Things Abraham lincoln Would Say If He Were Alive Today

10 "Sup?"

9 "I see Madonna's still a slut"

8 "Who's that handsome sumbitch on the five?"

7 "Is that free Grand Slam deal still going on at Denny's?"

6 "I just changed my Facebook status update to, Tthe 'ol rail splitter is chillaxing'"

5 "How do I get on 'Dancing with the Stars'?"

4 "Okay, Obama, you're from Illinois, too. We get it!"

3 "Hey Phelps, don't Bogart the weed!"

2 "What's the deal with Joaquin Phoenix?"

1 "A Broadway play? Uhhh, no thanks. I'm good."

January 28, 2009 - David Letterman - Top Ten Things Overheard at the Meeting Between Barack Obama and the Republicans

10 "I miss the Clinton administration when we'd meet at Hooters"

9 "Can we wrap this up? I've got tickets to the 4:30 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop"

8 "Smoke break!"

7 "You fellas really need to take it easy on the Old Spice"

6 "Mr. President: don't misunderestimate the Republicans"

5 "Another smoke break!"

4 "What was the deal with Aretha Franklin's hat?"

3 "About that tax the rich stuff -- you were joking, right?"

2 "Sir, it's refreshing to have a Chief Executive who speaks in complete sentences"

1 "Senator Craig's offering his stimulus package in the men's room"

January 27, 2009 - David Letterman - Top Ten Ways Rod Blagojevich Can Improve His Image

10 Star in new television series, "America's Funniest Haircuts"

9 Quit politics and become a fat, lovable mall cop

8 Start pronouncing last name with Jerry Lewis-like "BLAGOOOYYYJEVICH"

7 Offer a senate seat with no money down, zero percent interest

6 Team up with John Malkovich and Erin Brockovich for hot Malkovich-Brockovich-Blagojevich sex tape

5 Change his name to Barod Obamavich

4 Safely land an Airbus on the Hudson River

3 I don't know...how about showing up for his impeachment trial?

2 Wear sexy dresses, high heels and say, "You Betcha!"

1 Uhhh...resign?

January 16, 2000 - David Letterman - Top Ten Signs Obama's Getting Nervious

10 New slogan: "Yes we can... or maybe not, it's hard to say"

9 In moment of confusion, requested a $300 billion bailout from the bailout industry

8 He's up to not smoking three packs a day

7 Friends say he's looking frail, shaky and...no, that's McCain

6 He's so stressed, doctors say he's developing a Sanjay in his Gupta

5 Been walking around muttering, "What the hell have I gotten myself into?"

4 Offered Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, $100,000 to buy his old Senate seat back

3 Standing on White House roof screaming, "Save us, Superman!"

2 Sweating like Bill Clinton when Hillary comes home early

1 He demanded a recount

January 8, 2000 - David Letterman - Top Ten Barack Obama Plans To Fix The Economy

10 Encourage tourists to throw spare change in the Grand Canyon

9 End our dependence on foreign owls

8 Sell New Mexico to Mexico

7 Put a little of that bailout money on the Ravens plus 3 at Tennessee. Come on! It's a mortal lock!

6 Rent out the moon for weddings and Bar Mitzvahs

5 Lotto our way out of this son-of-a-bitch

4 Appear on "Deal or No Deal" and hope to choose the right briefcase

3 Bail out the adult film industry -- not sure how it helps, but it can't hurt

2 Release O.J. from prison, have him steal America's money from China

1 Stop talkin' and start Obama-natin'!

January 7, 2000 - David Letterman - Top Ten Things Overheard At The Presidents' Lunch

10 "Sorry, you're not on the list, Mr. Gore"

9 "If Hillary calls, I've been here since Monday"

8 "Laura! More Mountain Dew!"

7 "You guys wanna see, 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop'?"

6 "Call the nurse -- George swallowed a napkin ring!"

5 "Hey Barack, wanna go with us to Cabo in March? Oh that's right, you have to work!"

4 "Kissey kissey"

3 "Obama? I think he's downstairs smoking a butt"

2 "Did you ever see a monkey sneezing?"

1 "I hope Clinton's unbuckling his belt because he's full"

Wonderful Day: President Trump Attacks The Enemies Of The People

Update:



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It just does not get any better, although we have no doubt it will. Spring is in the air! An Islamic pig is dead! President Trump continues to do what we declared had to be done way back in 2007! Today President Trump speaks at a rally which might be the opening salvo for reelection. These days every day we hum or outright sing out that Dean Martin song that has become so popular of late in various TV commercials.

The dead Islamic Pig?


The Dean Martin song?



I go to sleep and keep grinning… If this is just the beginning…

Keep on grinning! President Trump is in Melbourne, Florida today to speak to the American people. The event is paid for by his campaign. Is it his reelection campaign? Is it the campaign he just won? Whatever! It’s a winning campaign.

Why is it a winning campaign? Because President Trump is telling the truth, the unvarnished politically incorrect truth.

On the day Donald J. Trump announced for president we wrote his greatest strength was his use of the English language (shades of Winston Churchill). President Trump continues to trump because his use of English is a precision instrument. We’re not talking about details nor the obsessions of pedants. We’re talking about how President Trump tells the truth. Example:


President Trump is absolutely correct. The propaganda ministers, the liars who hide behind the First Amendment, the Big Media vipers who pretend to be “news” but are “fake news” deceivers, are the enemies of the people.

That bit of truth triggered a response from Chuck Todd:


Chuck Todd did not seem to mind when Anderson Cooper asked Hillary Clinton about her “enemies” and Hillary Clinton responded with a list of her deplorable enemies. Oh, and we haven’t heard denunciations of Eleanor Roosevelt attacking her “enemies” either.



Chuck Todd also did not seem to mind how in 2008 Big Media shilled for Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton and in 2016 Big Media shilled for Hillary Clinton over Donald J. Trump. Big Media abused its power in both those important elections. The difference in who won is that in 2016 Donald J. Trump would not play the sap for Big Media like Hillary Clinton did in 2008.


Chuck Todd and his Big Media pals are the ones abusing their power with their partisan pussyhats firmly on their heads. What Chuck Todd is whining about is that President Trump will fight fire with fire.

Today, at 5:00 p.m., President Donald J. Trump speaks to the American people from a rally in Florida and live up to that .



It’s the precursor to an upcoming week will be a massively important. Lots will happen this coming week which begins with Presidents’ Day. Hold on to your hats! The Trumpnado is unleashed!

146 comments to Wonderful Day: President Trump Attacks The Enemies Of The People

  • admin

    Someone at the rally gets it. They’ve been playing this song:

    which we wrote about HERE: http://www.hillaryis44.org/2017/02/07/devos-immigration-filibuster-president-trumps-new-theme-song/

  • admin

    Rand Paul is finally making some sense.

  • admin

    At 5:00 p.m. ET:

  • S

    It’s A Beautiful Day…

  • gonzotx

    This is hilarious, I stole it from CTH comment section

    The Liberals heads exploding…please embed Admin

  • wbboei

    I would hope that our leaders would never believe that any American desires to make another American an enemy. Let’s dial it back.
    ———-
    I would hope that a miniture punk with a pot belly and a pint size brain would NOT presume to affect the airs of an adult.

    There is nothing to dial back here you little piece of shit, except perhaps your hyper-inflated ego.

    Since we both know this will never happen, why don’t you just shut the fuck up for everyone’s benefit including your own.

    As they say, Chuckie, keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool, rather than opening your mouth and removing all doubt.

    Chuckie Cheese is no elder statesman. Just a case of arrested development.

  • We have always heard the music.
    Here are the words!!! 😀

    *Hail to the Chief we have chosen for the nation,
    Hail to the Chief! We salute him, one and all.
    Hail to the Chief, as we pledge cooperation
    In proud fulfillment of a great, noble call.
    Yours is the aim to make this grand country grander,
    This you will do, that’s our strong, firm belief.
    Hail to the one we selected as commander,
    Hail to the President! Hail to the Chief!*

  • gonzotx

    Foxy did you embed that video, I use to be able to but can’t seem to anymore

  • Lu4PUMA

    gonzotx
    February 18, 2017 at 4:53 pm
    ————
    Mars Attacks?

  • gonzotx
    February 18, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    Foxy did you embed that video, I use to be able to but can’t seem to anymore
    +++++++++++++++
    Admin does that for us now.
    Many thanks Admin. 😀

  • admin

    Melania speaks. She begins with a prayer. “Our father” This is an astounding beginning. Melania is kicking it!

  • wbboei

    MEMORANDUM

    FROM: THIS VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS (ME)
    TO: PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP
    RE: DEALING WITH BIG DATA

    -PROPOSAL-

    WHEREAS, Amazon, Microsoft, Google and the remainder of the industry (hereinafter “Big Data”) constitute the dominant part of an information based economy, and-

    WHEREAS, by virtue of that dominance, it is axiomatic that the aforesaid Big Data is in a position to affect national economies and the lives of millions of people for better or for worse, and-

    WHEREAS, experience has demonstrated that Big Data has failed to interact with the community, but has instead become a statum im statum–a state within a state, more focused on the global economy, and-

    WHEREAS, experience has shown that Big Data has sought to develop a crony capitalist relationship with government, while forging unsavory ties with the CIA and spying on Americans– Bezos and Schmidt being two prime examples, and-

    WHEREAS, experience has also shown that BIG DATA has ignored the fact that nearly 100 million Americans of working age are not working, and has instead manifested a marked preference for foreign workers, through their aggressive HB-1 visa program, and–

    WHEREAS, Big Data has been complicit in efforts by the elites to undermine national sovereignty, in favor of world government and to place important decisions in the hands of world bureaucrats, and-

    NOW THEREFORE, it is agreed as follows:

    1. Big Data recognizes that the education system in this country is failing everyone, and particularly the inner city.

    2. Big Data hereby agrees that to whom much is given, much is expected.

    3. Mindful of this, Big Data hereby subscribes the sum of $1 Trillion to establish a world class education system.

    4. Said program shall provide for early childhood education in distressed communities to give those children a fair chance.

    5. The focus of this program shall be on improving the quality of education from kindergarden through K-2.

    6. Teachers will be paid a salary commensurate with their contributions based on quantified results tbd

    7. Big Data shall work in concert with the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVoss to develop/implement such a system.

    8. Big Data shall moderate its appetite for foreign workers over American citizens as qualified applicants become available.

    9. Big Data shall establish an apprenticeship program within its companies for thousands American citizens.

    10. Big Data shall pay for a computer science administrator in every high school in the country.

    11. Big Data shall produce goals and time tables for hiring American citizens.

    12. Their progress shall be factored into future bids for government work and monitored by OFCCP.

    13. Past transgressions notwithstanding, Big Data shall make a meaningful commitment to make America great again.

    2. Big data shall appoint a trustee to work with the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVoss, to identify best practices, and develop a comprehensive programatic solution to what is hereby acknowledge to be a pressing national problem which can no longer be ignored or temporized with solutions which have led only to despair.

  • admin

  • wbboei

    Admin: the foregoing occurred to me this morning–why not take the EEO template we have had two generations and expand it from racial and gender based groups to American citizens as a whole. Previously this would not have been necessary, and protected groups would have seen this as an infringement on their entitlements. But now, corporations see a global labor market, and are selecting non Americans in droves, and we need to get some control over it. Otherwise, within 10 years we will have 250 million Americans of working age not working.

  • wbboei

    This endless pursuit of efficiency drives automation, robotics, and open borders, etc.

    For the American worker it creates a race to the bottom.

    Earning low wages in a high cost country.

    If Trump could negotiate a deal along the above lines with big data, that too could create jobs.

    And it would convince me that they are not just a bunch of nerds.

  • wbboei

    Finally, it would help them come down from their ivory tower and engage with the community in ways they do not do now.

  • gonzotx

    Definitly the most diverse group behind Trump I have ever seen

  • gonzotx

    He’s on fire

  • gonzotx

    He called obama out by name

  • gonzotx

    Lovely dress on Melanie

  • gonzotx

    9,000 estimate

  • jbstonesfan

    He must love YCAGWYW..

  • admin

    He’s goading Obama to openly attack. Coward Obama has attacked President Trump via proxies. Now President Trump is hitting Obama to his face.

  • mcnorman

    FDR had fireside chats on the radio which was his one on one. DT is doing the same thing. Going around the msm and giving the people exact words which are not taken out of context by any number of media’s left agenda. They don’t get it. He is deleting the media. He is making them impotent. I love it. No verbal fellatio like Barry who could dance around anything without saying anything.

  • gonzotx

    Jane Roe… no matter where you stand on this issue she was used by the pro abortion forces and who vilified her after she became a Christian and asked for forgiveness for her role in the abortion of 58 million children.
    She was very young,22, broke, drug addicted, a lost child… it’s the untold truth about abortions, that as a women, for many, and I dare say most, the guilt never goes away.
    May she find peace and know God is forgiving.

    http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/02/norma-jane-roe-mccorvey-dies-at-age-69/

  • gonzotx

    Fox just said Petraus is out

  • alcina

    Melania – the Lord’s prayer. wow.

  • S

    Traitor McCain forgot one very important operative word…

    free and HONEST press…otherwise all we have is PROPOGANDA…and lies

  • S

    …and brainwashing…Mr. McCain

  • S

    I listened to all the pundits on all the cable channels…geesh they are boring…

    at a certain point it becomes obvious that they are just filling up air space…and stretching…and grasping…

    almost all of them think they have the answers and the instructions for what Prez Donald T must do…they all know better than him and what he must do…

    foolish people…they have no idea…and if they did one tenth of their job…objectively…they might have a clue…

  • admin

  • wbboei

    http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2017/02/17/pope-francis-muslim-terrorism-not-exist/
    ——–
    Since Pope Francis, the secular Marxist Pope is a non believer that Muslim terrorism exists, let us hope those people who do not exist in his mind, target the Vatican. That could happen, given their strong preference for killing Christians. However, the fact that they have not done so suggests to me that they do not believe that he is a Christian. For that matter, neither do I. He is a left wing ideologue posing as a Pope.

  • wbboei

    S
    February 18, 2017 at 7:15 pm
    ————
    John McCain is no hero.

    If you want the unvarnished truth about the man, read this article.

    https://pjmedia.com/michaelwalsh/2013/3/8/john-mccain-american-hero/

  • wbboei

    S, John McCain is no hero.

    If you want the unvarnished truth about the man, read this article.

    https://pjmedia.com/michaelwalsh/2013/3/8/john-mccain-american-hero/

  • admin

    Update:



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  • gonzotx

    Still waiting to hear the Muslim tabernacle choir…

    Still disappointed Bocelli cancelled on Trump and before anyone says anything I am aware of the threats.

    Same with all of them.

  • gonzotx

    The Popes a real trip isn’t he Wbb.

    If he thinks this patronizing the terrorists will save the Vatican, he better have the Pope mobile gassed up.

  • blowme0bama

    That pope guy is an asshole.

  • gonzotx

    Huff thinks this Steve Bannon video they made is scary, while I see the truth.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/amplify_video_thumb/829833185949159425/img/QaCYRIr6whxThins.jpg

  • gonzotx

    Sorry the above link just shows his picture and video did not show up

  • S

    wbboei…I know you didn’t mean to infer…but just to be clear I did not say that McCain was a hero…to the contrary I said he was a traitor…

  • wbboei

    S
    February 18, 2017 at 11:24 pm
    wbboei…I know you didn’t mean to infer…but just to be clear I did not say that McCain was a hero…to the contrary I said he was a traitor…
    ——–
    Hell no. I knew where you stood. I was agreeing with you 100%.

  • wbboei

    I am sorry S. It did appear that I was disagreeing with the way I wrote that. My comment was inartfully drafted so it said the opposite of what I meant. Or else I have subconsicously adopted the lying leitmotiff of messiah Obama. Either way, I apologize.

  • wbboei

    S
    February 18, 2017 at 7:22 pm
    I listened to all the pundits on all the cable channels…geesh they are boring…
    ——-
    True. They sound like a broken record. When they persist in attacking Trump, someone needs to point out that Trump’s approval rate is 60%, big media’s approval rating is 10% ergo why should anyone pay attention to them? They are a hit team of deep state defenders, partisan hacks, and dumpster divers committed to their own wealth and power and the destruction of this country.

  • S

    no need to apologize wbb…same wavelength…

  • admin

    Another 100% Trump hater issues a warning:

    https://theweek.com/articles/680571/americas-spies-are-playing-dangerous-game-against-president-trump

    America’s spies are playing a dangerous game against President Trump

    After President Trump’s truly off-the-rails, utterly mind-boggling press conference on Thursday afternoon, liberals can surely smell blood in the water. Here we have a Republican president far more sinister than Richard Nixon absorbing blow after blow from the press thanks to leaks by public-spirited whistleblowers in the federal bureaucracy. It’s clearly a replay of Watergate. On second thought, it’s bigger than Watergate — with lies covering up acts of high treason. It’s only a matter of time before justice is done, President Trump is driven from office, and order is restored to the polity. Right?

    Wrong.

    There are many good reasons for liberals to loathe President Trump. But none of them justify treating extra-legal efforts to bring him down as a cause for celebration. On the contrary, this is a moment of high peril for the republic — and the dangers go far beyond Donald Trump. [snip]

    But so is this: None of these allegations has been independently verified. Every one of them came from anonymous sources within the sprawling federal bureaucracies (16 in total) that go by the reassuringly benign euphemism “the intelligence community.” And the flood of leaks to journalists haven’t been limited to Russia and the election. Former National Security Agency analyst John Schindler tweeted on Wednesday morning that an anonymous source in the IC told him the time had come to “go nuclear” against the president, who would “die in jail.” Later the same day, a Twitter account maintained by the FBI records division randomly released nearly 400 pages of documents related to an investigation of charges of racial discrimination against Trump properties more than four decades ago.

    It seems undeniable that large numbers of federal civil servants have declared war on the president of the United States — and that their battle is being waged with the help of journalists who are more than happy to act as stenographers conveying unsubstantiated, anonymous allegations to the public.

    All of this is bad — the behavior alleged in the leaks, of course, but also the extent of the leaks themselves, and the willingness of the press to publish them while providing the leakers with a cloak of anonymity. It’s part of a pattern that also encompasses FBI Director James Comey’s reckless decision to deal what turned out to be a fatal blow to the Hillary Clinton campaign less than two weeks before Election Day — and the reluctance of Congress to take the lead in investigating alarming allegations of wrongdoing by Trump and his senior staff (a reluctance that appears to be emboldening the leakers to go further in their efforts to bring down the president all on their own).

    Put it all together and it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that we’re living through a remarkably comprehensive breakdown in America’s democratic institutions.

    As the constitutional framers explained in The Federalist Papers, the American system of government presumes that virtuous men and women — those who consistently place the public good ahead of their own personal ambitions, or who seek fulfillment of their personal ambitions in pursuit of the public good — will rarely end up in positions of power. Instead of relying on virtue, which is rare, the idea was to build institutional mechanisms that presume the prevalence of vice.

    That’s where checks and balances come in, with the ambition of public servants in each branch of government motivating them to check the actions of ambitious public servants in the other branches. James Madison famously described this arrangement as one that would use “ambition… to counteract ambition” — which is to say that it would manipulate competing vices to minimize the damage they do, and hopefully produce a rough approximation of virtue in the bargain.

    Two developments have put enormous strain on this approach to governing.

    First, the administrative state that emerged from the progressive movement in the early decades of the 20th century greatly expanded the number and size of executive branch departments and agencies. These bureaucracies are mostly staffed by unelected career civil servants, with a modest number of political appointees running the show at the top. Unlike the people of intense personal ambition that Madison thought would pursue positions of power in the elected branches of the federal government, employees in the administrative state are presumed to be genuinely public-spirited, disinterested individuals happy to toil in obscurity in pursuit of the public good.

    Either Madison was far too pessimistic about the prevalence of virtuous men and women in the world — or the administrative state is populated by employees who are far less selflessly public-spirited than its defenders tend to presume.

    Second, the rise of hyper-partisanship over the past few decades has undermined the effectiveness of institutional checks within and among the political branches of government. Many of the constitutional framers disdained parties altogether, because they encourage rather than diminish factionalism, but they arose very quickly and have been a feature of American politics ever since. For much of the intervening years, ideological divergences between the parties have been relatively slight. But not today.

    Hyper-partisanship has led to a situation in which an extreme and unfit candidate for president has captured the GOP and is using his popularity with its voters to keep fellow Republicans in a competing branch of government from opposing him. Republicans in Congress no longer believe they can advance their own ambitions by checking the ambitions of the president. On the contrary, many of them believe their personal ambitions are more likely to be advanced by giving the president a free hand to pursue his own ambitions with a minimum of oversight.

    Instead of serving as a check on the president, the Republican majority in Congress is facilitating his recklessness. And that, in turn, has (apparently) emboldened employees of the intelligence-gathering arm of the administrative state to step in to check the president in Congress’ place.

    But what are the motives of these executive branch employees? Are they going after Trump because they possess genuinely incriminating information about him and sincerely fear for the well-being of the country? Or do they have other, baser motives? And perhaps most pressingly of all: Who gets to make that determination? (One man’s virtuous deed is often another’s act of blatant partisanship.)

    These are political questions, and political questions are best answered by the political branches of government — by elected officials doing their jobs in the light of day rather than by anonymous, unaccountable experts in espionage, lurking in the shadows.

    That’s why Congress has to take the lead in investigating the president — and leaks, no matter how ominous and plausible they may seem, need to be treated with maximal skepticism. Until both of those things happen, the self-reinforcing breakdown of our democratic institutions will only get worse.

    The left, “progressives”, are totalitarians.

  • admin

    A smart but not Trump friendly conservative also issues a warning:

    http://freebeacon.com/columns/rules-united-states/

    Who Rules the United States?
    Column: How bureaucrats are fighting the voters for control of our country

    Donald Trump was elected president last November by winning 306 electoral votes. He pledged to “drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C., to overturn the system of politics that had left the nation’s capital and major financial and tech centers flourishing but large swaths of the country mired in stagnation and decay. “What truly matters,” he said in his Inaugural Address, “is not which party controls our government, but whether our government is controlled by the people.”

    Is it? By any historical and constitutional standard, “the people” elected Donald Trump and endorsed his program of nation-state populist reform. Yet over the last few weeks America has been in the throes of an unprecedented revolt. Not of the people against the government—that happened last year—but of the government against the people. What this says about the state of American democracy, and what it portends for the future, is incredibly disturbing.

    There is, of course, the case of Michael Flynn. He made a lot of enemies inside the government during his career, suffice it to say. And when he exposed himself as vulnerable those enemies pounced. But consider the means: anonymous and possibly illegal leaks of private conversations. Yes, the conversation in question was with a foreign national. And no one doubts we spy on ambassadors. But we aren’t supposed to spy on Americans without probable cause. And we most certainly are not supposed to disclose the results of our spying in the pages of the Washington Post because it suits a partisan or personal agenda.

    Here was a case of current and former national security officials using their position, their sources, and their methods to crush a political enemy. And no one but supporters of the president seems to be disturbed. Why? Because we are meant to believe that the mysterious, elusive, nefarious, and to date unproven connection between Donald Trump and the Kremlin is more important than the norms of intelligence and the decisions of the voters.

    But why should we believe that? And who elected these officials to make this judgment for us?

    Nor is Flynn the only example of nameless bureaucrats working to undermine and ultimately overturn the results of last year’s election. According to the New York Times, civil servants at the EPA are lobbying Congress to reject Donald Trump’s nominee to run the agency. Is it because Scott Pruitt lacks qualifications? No. Is it because he is ethically compromised? Sorry. The reason for the opposition is that Pruitt is a critic of the way the EPA was run during the presidency of Barack Obama. He has a policy difference with the men and women who are soon to be his employees. Up until, oh, this month, the normal course of action was for civil servants to follow the direction of the political appointees who serve as proxies for the elected president.

    How quaint. These days an architect of the overreaching and antidemocratic Waters of the U.S. regulation worries that her work will be overturned so she undertakes extraordinary means to defeat her potential boss. But a change in policy is a risk of democratic politics. Nowhere does it say in the Constitution that the decisions of government employees are to be unquestioned and preserved forever. Yet that is precisely the implication of this unprecedented protest. “I can’t think of any other time when people in the bureaucracy have done this,” a professor of government tells the paper. That sentence does not leave me feeling reassured.

    Opposition to this president takes many forms. Senate Democrats have slowed confirmations to the most sluggish pace since George Washington. Much of the New York and Beltway media does really function as a sort of opposition party, to the degree that reporters celebrated the sacking of Flynn as a partisan victory for journalism. Discontent manifests itself in direct actions such as the Women’s March.

    But here’s the difference. Legislative roadblocks, adversarial journalists, and public marches are typical of a constitutional democracy. They are spelled out in our founding documents: the Senate and its rules, and the rights to speech, a free press, and assembly. Where in those documents is it written that regulators have the right not to be questioned, opposed, overturned, or indeed fired, that intelligence analysts can just call up David Ignatius and spill the beans whenever they feel like it?

    The last few weeks have confirmed that there are two systems of government in the United States. The first is the system of government outlined in the U.S. Constitution—its checks, its balances, its dispersion of power, its protection of individual rights. Donald Trump was elected to serve four years as the chief executive of this system. Whether you like it or not.

    The second system is comprised of those elements not expressly addressed by the Founders. This is the permanent government, the so-called administrative state of bureaucracies, agencies, quasi-public organizations, and regulatory bodies and commissions, of rule-writers and the byzantine network of administrative law courts. This is the government of unelected judges with lifetime appointments who, far from comprising the “least dangerous branch,” now presume to think they know more about America’s national security interests than the man elected as commander in chief.

    For some time, especially during Democratic presidencies, the second system of government was able to live with the first one. But that time has ended. The two systems are now in competition. And the contest is all the more vicious and frightening because more than offices are at stake. This fight is not about policy. It is about wealth, status, the privileges of an exclusive class.

    “In our time, as in [Andrew] Jackson’s, the ruling classes claim a monopoly not just on the economy and society but also on the legitimate authority to regulate and restrain it, and even on the language in which such matters are discussed,” writes Christopher Caldwell in a brilliant essay in the Winter 2016/17 Claremont Review of Books.

    Elites have full-spectrum dominance of a whole semiotic system. What has just happened in American politics is outside the system of meanings elites usually rely upon. [snip]

    Donald Trump did not cause the divergence between government of, by, and for the people and government, of, by, and for the residents of Cleveland Park and Arlington and Montgomery and Fairfax counties. But he did exacerbate it. He forced the winners of the global economy and the members of the D.C. establishment to reckon with the fact that they are resented, envied, opposed, and despised by about half the country. But this recognition did not humble the entrenched incumbents of the administrative state. It radicalized them to the point where they are readily accepting, even cheering on, the existence of a “deep state” beyond the control of the people and elected officials.

    Who rules the United States? The simple and terrible answer is we do not know. But we are about to find out.

    Finally, the question is asked and will be answered. On one side is the champion of the people who knows how to fight. On the other side are leftist totalitarians who are exposed for what they are even as they hid behind masks of “freedom loving progressives”. Trump will win because time, and the people, are on his side.

  • Lu4PUMA

    Apparently some of the people trying to teach the American Public a lesson, forgot to call their bosses to tell them they would not be in to work. THEY’RE FIRED!

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-18/its-unfair-hispanic-workers-upset-after-being-fired-absence-day-without-immigrants

  • holdthemaccountable

    I’ve no more information than what this tweet reveals, but even that is quite interesting.
    http://twitter.com/ed_hooley/status/833326441894932480
    Sent 2 hrs ago
    JOHN MCCAIN CUSSES OUT & VICIOUSLY ATTACKS Female Reporter Who Asks Question #meetthepress #SundayMorning #Trump

  • gonzotx

    Black mayor Nutter proves he is just that, a nut,
    This is how far the left wing nuts will go, anything that doesn’t support their agenda, especially race, is not protected by the first amendment.

    Calling Jeff Sessions

    http://radio.foxnews.com/toddstarnes/top-stories/philly-mayor-wants-magazine-investigated-for-race-relations-essay.html

  • S

    Hey John McCain…and the rest of you Totalitarian lurkers…this is the free press of the 21st century you defend against the President of the USA…

    they load their panels up with Trump haters…they stack the deck against Donald Trump, including the so called ‘fair’ hosts…and when the only Trump supporter tries to get a word in to either defend Donald or provide a ‘counterpoint’…the freaking totalitarian left hosts and the media shut them down and cut them off…now literally CUT THEM off the air…leaving the rest of the biased panel to ‘pick on their bones’

    that is not a FREE press…that is a corrupt press

    what are they so afraid of? they cannot even take listening to a different point of view…

    I had not ever heard Milo speak until this week…i had only heard of him as this monster…and then i saw him on Maher and Tucker, etc…and i said to myself…this is the guy the left is going hysterical and creating RIOTS over???

    are you kidding me?…go to any left website…or listen to most of them…and on a daily basis they say things so much worse…so hateful…so dangerous…so threatening…so violent…compared to Milo…who says so much in jest…so benign comparted to the Left…

    just go to the website some of our former posters reside…just to get a taste of how hateful these people are and have become…and that is putting it mildly compared to the real “resisters” out there…the ones that would kill if they thought they could get away with it…

    http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/brad-wilmouth/2017/02/18/msnbcs-reid-race-baits-phony-stories-kicks-gop-guest-show

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/02/cnns-don-lemon-walks-off-show-guest-accuses-reporting-fake-news-video/

  • wbboei

    foxyladi14
    February 19, 2017 at 11:30 am
    ———
    What a wonderful interview.

    Sebastian makes a monkey out of that monkey.

    Big Media says “Trump cannot get over the election, and keeps referring back to it:?

    Not quite.

    He is moving forward on all fronts.

    Its big media who cannot get over the election.

    Because they know the threat is to them, not just politically, but institutionally.

    Therefore, the tenor of their coverage is driven by acute paranoia.

    I like them when they are paranoid.

    It is a self inflicted wound, and ultimately a mortal one.

    They know that technology has broken their monopoly on news, and opinion making.

    Their response has been counter productive.

    They could have positioned themselves as the one purveyor of objective news, which presents both sides fairly.

    Instead they did the exact opposite and became Goebbels like ministries of propaganda.

    Those ministries reflect the interests of deep state, partisan hacks, and dumpster divers.

    Honest journalists like Sharyl Attkission have abandoned the sinking ship.

    Others have abandoned the ideals of their youth, and made a Faustian Pact to lie until retirement.

    I am sorry. It is just about that simple.

  • wbboei

    foxyladi14
    February 19, 2017 at 11:31 am
    ———
    This is one of the time bombs which Obama/Clapper/Brennan/Lynch set to blow up the Trump Administration and the country.

    They

    Are

    Traitors.

  • wbboei

    The final word on McCain has to be that he is a coward, a murderer and a traitor.

    Nuff said.

  • wbboei

    Politico, that step child of WashPo, that organ of the deep state/partisan hack/dumpter diver cabal, that purveyor of the neo lib qua endless war syndrome that has brought fabulous wealth to insiders, and death and destruction to the world, sees the whole enterprise as vulnerable to a new cast of thinkers who they were acutely aware of but moved heaven and earth to censor while they had a monopoly on news, but now with the election of Trump and their failure to extract exact instant obedience to a political correctness which maintains their ill gotten wealth and power, is running scared. Unable to affix a single word to this cocophany of voice, which would allow them to dissect and dismiss it, they see that these voices have cut deeply into their market, turn they policy platform on its head, and threaten their future, which grows bleaker by the day. When the automobile superceded the horse the buggy whip became obsolete. Likewise big media.

  • S

    gonzotx
    February 19, 2017 at 12:43 pm

    Black mayor Nutter proves he is just that, a nut,
    This is how far the left wing nuts will go, anything that doesn’t support their agenda, especially race, is not protected by the first amendment.

    Calling Jeff Sessions

    **********************************************

    Gonzo…I read the article you posted and referred to (thanks for posting)…the irony for me was you posted in effect, the essence of what i was ranting about in the post right after yours…

    Nutter, again, like the rest of them…doesn’t want a honest dialogue…they want one side…their side…the guy that wrote that article essentially bared his soul and took a risk…walking the plank of his feelings for himself and on behalf of his son…

    Nutter doesn’t want anyone to have the freedom to express those feelings or thoughts…he wants an investigation…the Dims are the THOUGHT POLICE of the 21st century…

    they go on and on about Donald calling out the lying media when it was Obama who had Holder investing reporters…and their families…Rosen at Fox being one of them

    such dishonest HYPOCRITES…

    the further irony being that if you read the comments at the end of the article, the writer has encouraged an honest dialogue with white and black people giving their own perspectives…

    What’s wrong with that Nutter??? you want to shut everyone up and censor not only their thoughts, but also their feelings…

    …perish the thought that this far, far left, identity politics riddled Democratic party ever gets control of any real power again…they have passed the point of no return…and honestly i do not think they will ever get back to the center again…not in my lifetime…

  • wbboei

    There is no question in my mind that big media suffers from the symptoms of acute paranoia.

    If you think back in your own life you may recall instances where you went through something similar. I have. It can happen when a child takes a wrong turn, a marriage goes no the rocks, a boss turns negative, your company faces a buy out, you find yourself in the jungles of Viet Nam–any other time when survival becomes uncertain.

    At that point, what happens is predictable–human nature being what it is: Suddenly, you find yourself on pins and needles, sleepless nights, you give dramatic interest to every innocuous event, you interpret everything to something which may or may not be true. And when others in your group echo that reaction, the paranoia grows exponentially worse.

    If the bulls of big media were rational–which they are not, then the question they would be asking themselves is this: if we continue along this line is it more likely that we will destroy Trump, or we will destroy ourselves. He has the power as president, he can go around us, and he has no incentive to go through us if we continue to distort the message. In the last press conference, he made it clear that he is willing to take the hits if they are fact based, but he is not willing to endure the lies and the distortions which make us what he calls an enemy of the people. There was after all an olive branch extended in his last press conference in his remarks to CNN. Problem is the reporters are so paranoid they didn’t even hear it.

  • holdthemaccountable

    S 2:50 What’s wrong with Nutter
    —————————–
    He does have a serious problem with GOP capable of denting Precious:

    Mayor Nutter Mocks Mitt Romney for Coming to West Philly
    http://www.phillymag.com/…/2012/05/…/mayor-nutter-mocks-mitt-romney-coming-west-p...
    May 24, 2012 – This morning, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney participated in a roundtable discussion at the Universal Bluford …

    He had an anti Mitt ralley near where mitt was
    And the DA who accompanied him is will not be seeking an additional term (2018 I presume) He said not seeking re-election was in the “best interest” of the district …

  • John McCain trashing POTUS!! 👿

  • optimist

    S
    I watched the Maher clip and with a silly bad boy smirk he called Milo a Faggot. Can you just imagine the press coverage if a major Trump supporter used that language.

  • jbstonesfan

    Reading the link on Drudge about the u precedent opposition Trump is facing on all fronts. I am concerned that he may not be able to repeal ACA and curtail illegal immigrants. I support those issues as well as tax cuts. I thought it was good for his mojo to get out there again here in Florida yesterday, but is the opposition so strong both from outside and inside his own party that we may see very little of what he promised get done?
    I can’t stand Obama but he was very successful in getting his radical, anti-American agenda accomplished. Off course he had entire media and a very weak GOP which remains un place.

  • wbboei

    For what it is worth, this is how I see Trump vs Big Media

    Trump is Sheriff Jerrod Maddox, and Big Media is the cowardly J.D. Cannon

    See below clip at 3:00 minute mark:

  • S

    Optimist

    I thought the same thing when I heard Maher say that

    …another example of where the left is free to say whatever they…go as low and as mean as they want…but anyone else…don’t you dare…you deplorables..so & so…racist

  • S

    Gatewaypundit & other websites reporting that Kate Walsh
    WH Deputy Chief of State is one of the leakers & she is being investigated…says she leaks to Maggie Habberman

  • S

    Chief of Staff..Walsh does DT’s schedule

  • jbstonesfan

    Habberman is such a downer on CNN…everything about Trump usually negative. Also,can someone tell me what happened to Don Lemon? He was very good for many years and I thought somewhat objective. Did he get in Trump’s dog house as seemingly every show is anti-Trump. I think Cooper actually is the fairest.

  • Lu4PUMA

    McCain was born August 29, 1936. 80 years old. I smell senility.

  • Outris

    Careful Lu. My mom’s 92 and sharp as a tack. My Aunt is 97 and still drives to the store and church…safely. McCains just an ass regardless of age.

  • S

    I agree with Outris…since I moved to Fla and by virtue of this state have met more seniors…as I mentioned once before quite a few in their mid to late 90’s…and they are amazing…they have changed my whole lookout on…’the third act’…and i find it humbling to be complaining as boomers when these 90 year olds are still going out dancing and romancing…

  • S

    it isn’t McCain’s age…Rand Paul nails it…McCain just doesn’t like Donald…and he and Lindsey will do whatever they can to sabatoge him…McCain is jealous…he’s been a politician his whole life and run for Prez a few times and bombed…and here comes Donald…the outsider…and runs away with it…can you say ‘resentment’ and big HYPOCRITE…see below

    http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2017/02/where_was_mccain_when_obama_attacked_the_free_press.html#!

    February 19, 2017

    Where was McCain when Obama attacked the free press?

    By Monica Showalter

    Senator John McCain poured it on for the press at a Munich defense conference Saturday, warning in a veiled attack on President Trump that attacks on the press are a leading danger for democracy. “That’s how dictators are made!” he shrieked. It was rich stuff, given that most of his European listeners do not have the same wide press freedoms found in the states. But more to the point, it was McCain up to his old tricks: Ingratiating himself to the anti-Trump press by playing its champion, in a bid to be the media’s darling.

    What stands out here is the hypocrisy of his claims. He’s suddenly concerned about press freedoms and dictators?

    Where was McCain when President Obama was systematically violating press freedoms every which way to Tuesday?

    Seven examples of Obama’s attacks on a free press spring to mind and not one of them drew any significant criticism from McCain.

    Where was McCain when Fox News correspondent James Rosen was illegally followed around by Obama’s Department of Justice in 2013 over a story he published on North Korean activities? It was a clear-cut example of reporters just doing their jobs, even as someone in government was leaking the story, but Team Obama went after Rosen with the Espionage Act.

    Where was McCain when CBS investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s computer was being taken over and hacked in late 2012 by what were almost certainly Obama agents over her Benghazi scandal reporting? She described the still-unresolved incident in her book Stonewalled (which ought to give another clue about the Obama record on press freedoms) but her story about the computer hacking, which included planting classified documents and keystroke changings, certainly was disturbing. We didn’t hear much from McCain.

    Where was McCain when New York Times reporter James Risen was threatened with prosecution if he did not reveal his sources? Risen certainly thought Obama was acting like a dictator in a recent interview. McCain, not so much.

    Where was McCain when Obama illegally wiretapped the communications systems of the Associated Press in 2013 bid to find out its sources? Nowhere to be found.

    Where was McCain when radio show host Rush Limbaugh was attacked by Obama – in 2009 and 2012 for unfavorable commentary?

    Where was McCain when Fox News was singled out for criticism by President Obama? This event was not only a blast at the outfit but highly inappropriate collaboration with Media Matters, which made Fox News its bugbear.

    And where was McCain when Obama’s spokesman John Kirby attacked a RT News correspondent at a 2016 White House press conference who asked an uncomfortable question on Syria, questioning its legitimacy as a press outfit? If the Russian state-funded press agency was that illegitimate, explain to us why it had a press pass issued by the White House at all? We heard nothing about it from McCain.

    The Obama list is quite long, and that is not surprising. Obama was a socialist and socialists of all stripes have a long record of suppressing freedom of the press, subordinating its expression to the interests of an all-powerful state and its dictator. McCain found nothing wrong with that when Obama was playing that game and undercutting the press in what seemed to be pretty oppressive and downright illegal behavior. Breitbart News has another list of problems here. But when Trump, three or four weeks into his presidency, calls out some fake news on Twitter, suddenly we have a dictator descending.

    ******************

    McCain is an O boob…and a globalist…

  • gonzotx

    Optimist,

    I too was appalled when the punk called Milo a Fag.

    How dare he. I never watch his show, can’t stand his smugness, even when I considered myself a “liberal”.

    I only watched because of Milo and I really wished that Milo had called him out on it but he unfortunately just giggled.

    McCain is an a$$hole and I do believe what he is doing should have ramifications from the Senate. He hates Trump after the war hero stuff and this isn’t going to end well.

  • gonzotx

    What I love about Trump is that he has made it OK to fight again for what we believe in, this Counrey called America and the freedoms that so many gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect.

    For awhile there I am sure many of us felt like sheep in the desert, I know I did, heck I live in Austin.

  • gonzotx

    Well hitler didn’t stick so now it’s on to “worse than Nixon” a dictator!!!!

    http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/02/carl-bernstein-trumps-media-attacks-more-treacherous-than-nixons/

  • gonzotx

    And Trump and his Presidency made us all realize we are not alone, that there just wasn’t this island of a blog or a few to find refuge from the insanity, we can speak up and we will be supported and we can win again…

    And we will keep on winning….

    And we will never tire of it…

    We got his back and he has ours…

  • Lu4PUMA

    Outris
    February 19, 2017 at 6:19 pm
    ——————-
    Plenty of people age well, but McCain is not. Holdem’s post at February 19, 2017 at 11:49 am has a video of him that is nasty. Maybe he was always like that, but they become more obviously nasty as senility sets in. I think he has it.

  • Outris

    Lu4PUMA
    February 19, 2017 at 8:04 pm
    Outris
    February 19, 2017 at 6:19 pm
    ——————-
    Plenty of people age well, but McCain is not. Holdem’s post at February 19, 2017 at 11:49 am has a video of him that is nasty. Maybe he was always like that, but they become more obviously nasty as senility sets in. I think he has it.
    ——
    A little research shows that video clip in the link was from 2008 on McCains campaign plane.

  • gonzotx

    McCain was always know as nasty, He was even caught on tape calling his wife a bitch.

  • wbboei

    S
    February 19, 2017 at 6:39 pm
    ——–
    McCain, Graham, Ryan are ALL on the Soros pad.

    He who pays the piper calls the tune.

  • wbboei

    gonzotx
    February 19, 2017 at 9:06 pm
    McCain was always know as nasty, He was even caught on tape calling his wife a bitch.
    —-
    A friend of mine was co-chairman of his 2008 campaign in this state.

    He confirmed this very thing to me.

    McCain has an ungovernable temper and the littlest of things can set him off.

  • gonzotx

    This actually speaks to what I wrote up thread, we are standing up to the thugs in the Deep state, this time it’s about the Presidents portrait.
    Im going to make a point to go to the Federal buildings around Austin and demand to see President Trumps portrait!

    http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/02/federal-employees-battle-over-president-trumps-portrait/

  • wbboei

    People tend to attribute this emotional instablity to the time he spent in captivity.

    But if you ask his classmates at Annapolis they will tell you he was always that way.

  • wbboei

    Here is something I did not realize:

    This must be a PEW research study:

    Re. Millennial Males:

    50% are social justice warriors/ effetes

    5% are gay.

    10% are criminals.

    20% live in their parent’s the basement, watch porn and play video games all day.

    50% of the rest make too little to afford to support a wife and kids.

    So maybe 1 in 10 men fit the bill of future husband/provider.

  • wbboei

    And of that 1 in 10, 5 of them are afraid of commitment.

    And given the Lea Dunhams that they have to choose (suicide would be preferable)

    And given the state of family law

    This will not be a marrying generation

    And what that means is they will depend on government to support them.

    And many of them will be very unhappy when they reach 40.

  • wbboei

    The political ramifications of this, which is what I am interested in, are obvious.

  • blowme0bama

    gonzotx
    February 19, 2017 at 9:31 pm
    This actually speaks to what I wrote up thread, we are standing up to the thugs in the Deep state, this time it’s about the Presidents portrait.
    Im going to make a point to go to the Federal buildings around Austin and demand to see President Trumps portrait!
    http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/02/federal-employees-battle-over-president-trumps-portrait/
    __________________________________________________

    I had to look at Obama’s face every time I walked past security going into the Federal Courthouse. Haven’t been in since the election and looking forward to NOT seeing it.

  • gonzotx

    5% gay, isn’t that a large percentage wbb,

  • wbboei

    gonzotx
    February 20, 2017 at 10:36 am
    5% gay, isn’t that a large percentage wbb,
    ———
    I would have guessed it was more like 10%.

  • wbboei

    S: McCain is Dr. Strangelove . . .
    ———————
    Rand Paul: We’re very lucky John McCain’s not in charge

    Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) ripped fellow Republican Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) on Sunday after McCain criticized President Trump’s escalating war of words with the media.

    He argued that the nation is “very lucky” that Trump is president and not McCain, who won the 2008 GOP nomination but lost to Obama in the general election.

    Paul said that McCain’s recent criticisms of Trump are driven by his “personal dispute” with the president over foreign policy.

    He added that McCain and Trump are at odds because McCain supports the wide deployment of U.S. troops to protect and promote American interests abroad while he characterized Trump’s views as closer to a realpolitik approach to foreign policy.
    “Everything that he says about the president is colored by his own personal dispute he’s got running with President Trump, and it should be taken with a grain of salt, because John McCain’s the guy who’s advocated for war everywhere,” Paul said on ABC’s “This Week.”

    “He would bankrupt the nation. We’re very lucky John McCain’s not in charge, because I think we’d be in perpetual war,” Paul added.

  • Mcsleasy got hacked too. 😆

  • S

    call me alittle emotional…but this guy got to my heart…

    Gene Huber and Donald, our movement…and his grandmother…

  • Juan and Miss Lindsey are both War Monger’s

  • S

    that was the wrong utube above) (Donald and the Press…hopefully the correct appears now

    call me alittle emotional…but this guy got to my heart…

    Gene Huber and Donald, our movement…and his grandmother…

  • TY S. That is Awesome!!! 😀

  • admin

    The unhinged crackpipe left helps Trump. We’ve been writing that for a long time and provided a history when a Trump rally was attacked in Chicago. Now, much later, the New York Times warns readers, Trump is winning:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/18/opinion/sunday/are-liberals-helping-trump.html

    Liberals may feel energized by a surge in political activism, and a unified stance against a president they see as irresponsible and even dangerous. But that momentum is provoking an equal and opposite reaction on the right. In recent interviews, conservative voters said they felt assaulted by what they said was a kind of moral Bolshevism — the belief that the liberal vision for the country was the only right one. Disagreeing meant being publicly shamed.

    Protests and righteous indignation on social media and in Hollywood may seem to liberals to be about policy and persuasion. But moderate conservatives say they are having the opposite effect, chipping away at their middle ground and pushing them closer to Mr. Trump.

    The name calling from the left is crazy,” said Bryce Youngquist, 34, who works in sales for a tech start-up in Mountain View, Calif., a liberal enclave where admitting you voted for Mr. Trump is a little like saying in the 1950s that you were gay. “They are complaining that Trump calls people names, but they turned into some mean people.”

    Keep blocking traffic and dressing up in genitalia, you leftist loons. Keep rioting. Keep on the resistance to reality. It only helps President Trump.

  • wbboei

    Takeaway line from this Roger Simon essay is as follows:

    “You would need a labotomy to believe what NYT says these days”.

    The other day, Chris Wallace claimed that “Trump has crossed the line with the media”.

    When the media engages in what can fairly be described as sedition, it is in no position to judge where that line is.

    ——————
    The Russians Are NOT Coming

    By Roger Simon (founder of PJ Media, Hollywood heavyweight)

    It’s been over fifty years–believe it or not–since Norman Jewison’s comedy hit The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming, starring Carl Reiner and Alan Arkin, among others, made fun of the perpetual distrust (justified or not) we Americans and the then Soviet Russkies had for each other. The liberal filmmakers had their message — we should all just relax and love each other.

    For those same liberals — perhaps including Reiner and Arkin, who are very much still with us — the situation seems to have completely reversed. Liberals and progs these days are aping Reagan, naming Russia as the Evil Empire. They wouldn’t dare make jokes about the spy ship currently thirty miles off our coast — it’s a matter of urgent seriousness now — even though we have been spying on them and they on us since the 1920s at least, and probably before.

    Apparently the gravity of this espionage is contingent on who’s in power. When you’re out, it’s of the utmost concern. When you’re in, it’s business as usual.

    Similarly, when a new administration comes in, they try to make nice with Russia, eventually fail, and then revert to form. Clinton, Bush and Obama all tried it. (Oh, how Obama tried it.) And now it’s Trump’s turn. Of course, if you read the junior varsity propagandists at the New York Times, this all began with Donald. But you’d need a lobotomy to believe the NYT these days.

    Actually, four presidents in a row falling over each other to woo the Russians unsuccessfully could make a pretty funny comedy were Chaplin still alive — or the Marx Brothers. Ninotchka revisited. But nothing of that quality exists now

    One president though did woo the Russians toward a good end, the aforementioned Reagan who pushed Gorbachev over the edge into glasnost. Trump is attempting to follow in Ronald’s footsteps, but may have a tougher mountain to climb.

    The real problem with the Russians now is not their meddling in our elections, which is of maximum import only to Thomas Friedman, et al.

    No evidence has surfaced that it had any concrete effect. Nor is the great problem even their expansionist goals in the Ukraine and elsewhere. Bad as this is, it is conventional great power stuff. We can deal with it and should.

    But what is a true threat to the USA — and many others — is Russia’s alliance with Iran. Over the years, the Russians have been tsarists, communists and, now, oligarchists, but they have always been at least somewhat rational. The Iranians are cuckoo.

    Some say Trump’s outreach to Putin was motivated by an attempt to break this alliance between the Russians and Iranians. It’s doubtful we will ever know now, since the uproar caused by a few phone calls was so great it’s hard to see how the president has room to maneuver at this point. The Russians noticed this as well. It’s been all over their press. We’re back to square one.

  • wbboei

    When big media launches baseless 24/7 attacks on Trump in a clear attempt to cripple his administration, and when he fights back they claim he has crossed a line, their protestations that he has crossed a line not only ring hollow, but more importantly, the call to mind one of the maxims of equity which emanate not from Parliament, but from the King’s conscience, as follows:

    THE DOCTRINE OF UNCLEAN HANDS:

    HE WHO SEEKS EQUITY—IN THIS CASE, BIG MEDIA

    MUST DO EQUITY–NOT THE SEDITION WHICH BIG MEDIA IS ENGAGED IN NOW

  • Lu4PUMA

    They still have lead in the gasoline in Iran. There is a good case to be made for the removal of lead from gas in the US to have been a contributing factor in the reduction in violent crime. http://cen.acs.org/articles/92/i5/Crimes-Lead.html

    Violent and crazy. Check their blood lead levels.

  • gonzotx

    Wbb, I am thinking 10% Gender fluid, which every TV show has to have at least one representative of same.
    I was watching Billions and they had to put in a gay female of the masculine type that insists on certain pronouns but of course she is the brightest bulb of the lot.

    Really, look at most of the shows, if it’s not gay sex, 3 ways, it’s transgender, gender bending, brother/sister sex, non stop 24/7. Now I’m a big girl and I worked in an environment that was very fluid to say the least, but apparently my sex life was incredibly boring.

    Actually the endless sex scenes are boring and inappropriate and mostly appear for the enjoyment of the young men who direct them and their like.

    I liked movies better when things were suggested not not full blown grunting non stop.

    Boy, I would hate to be a Porn star at this time, what’s left for them?

  • blowme0bama

    UNCLEAN HANDS deals with a court’s refusal to allow someone to benefit from a situation when their conduct contributed to that situation – for instance, landlord wants tenant kicked out for failure to pay rent on an agricultural lease but landlord flooded the tenant’s property by keeping water levels too high in an adjacent rice field. In terms of Trump, it would be akin to a leftist saying “F U Media, you created him by giving him all this free airtime”.

  • jbstonesfan

    I’m sure he has never fully recovered from his time as a pOE. He has always had a quick temper it seems to be unhinged over Trump. I am sure Trumps ill thought comments about hum being captured didn’t help 😃.

  • jbstonesfan

    sorry about the hideous spelling..hard for me to type on iphone as so small..plus not the greatest speller .

  • gonzotx

    CPAC disinvited Milo over some video where he appears to be condoning pedophilia, he wrote an article saying it’s not what he meant and it was taken out of context as he was a victim of sexual abuse himself as a youth.

    He can be loose with his language but he also is someone that can change the paradigm for the Republican Party.

    The Deep win again.

  • Lu4PUMA

    The choice is made:

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-20/trumps-picks-retired-general-mcmaster-national-security-adviser

    The comments are most interesting as the Zerohedge bunch likes McMaster but is has a lot of negative comments about Pence.

  • wbboei

    blowme0bama
    February 20, 2017 at 3:01 pm
    ———-
    Thank you professor.

    Twain was right. When there was only one lawyer in town, he starved. And when there was two they both did a land office business.

    Can we at least agree that big media has manifested a reckless disregard for the truth, and that when they promote the big lie that Russia stole the election, they have crossed the line?

    If so, then having crossed the line themselves, how can they turn right around and invoke that line against Trump when he fights fire with fire.

    I say they cannot invoke that line because they have unclean hands.

    That said, rather than quarreling over words, perhaps we can agree that when you examine the entire res gestae, including but not limited to the encouragement of violent dissent, the continuing charge of racism, the wild conspiracy theories that they have crossed another line, that being the line which separates robust debate and sedition.

    Their purpose is to de legitimitize Trump and to limit his options in dealing with foreign enemies. It is not treason, it is sedition, but the end result can be just as lethal.

  • wbboei

    Roger Stone and others have surmised that Rence was the leaker. They were close. Turns out it was his chief of staff. This is a big stain on Rence, and his ability to hire the right people and command their loyalty. Lu—I found this in the comment section of the zero hedge article you posted.
    —–

    FOUND White House Leaker

    Kaite Walsh chief for staff to Reinse Preibus

    http://womenfreetime.com/data_img/683/data/thumbs/2017/1/5/katie-walsh-5

    Walsh would have significant access as she controls the president’s schedule. There’s also reportedly a trove of e-mails where Katie Walsh and Reince Priebus discuss how to rid themselves of Trump, according to a former #NeverTrump consultant.

    “The president and his allies have been deliberately feeding her fake information in order to find her network,” says a source close to the president’s family. “It’s been going well.”

    Walsh was a #NeverTrump Republican during the campaign. Neither Walsh nor her family were supporters during the campaign, says a source from Walsh’s hometown of St. Louis.

    She is close to this Yenta Maggie Haberman at the NYT.

    http://92yondemand.org/wp-content/uploads/Haberman-e1361378863241.jpg

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/02/breaking-report-white-house-depu

  • gonzotx

    I don’t think Priebus would be that stupid to write emails on how to get rid of Trump. That really makes no sense, but either does password being pas$word.

    Can our leaders really be this stupid?

  • gonzotx

    Milo is being punished for a distortion of something he said.

    The Deep wins again.

    They can say anything, do anything and nothing.

    The Deep wins again

    Lost book deal, lost CPAC and amazingly will be dumped from Breitbart most likely

    But Lena Dunham can write about molesting her younger sister and she gets raves and HBO.. nothing. She is disgusting.

  • gonzotx

    Actually, why in the world is Trump even going to CPAC seeing as they were going to stage a walkout on him last year

  • wbboei

    I am going to do something smart–for once

    I am going to withhold judgment on this guy McMaster

    He may be enough of prima dona to quit mid stream over some controversy whether real or imagined.

    Put differently, he has the Billy Mitchell disease.

    If I were a betting man, I put the odds at 70-30 that McMaster will be out within 2 years–not a team player.

    My skepticism is confirmed when I see a numbnutz like Adam Shiff (D-Ca), applauding this appointment for the wrong reasons.

    Not because McMaster is good strategist,

    But because he will disagree with Trump and

    Thus tear open a hole that Shiff can exploit for partisan advantage.

    We know all we need to know about Shiff from the Benghazi hearings.

    He is like Elija Cummmings, only jewish not Muslim, and about 30 IQ points higer

    Which still ain’t saying much

  • wbboei

    gonzotx
    February 20, 2017 at 8:13 pm
    Actually, why in the world is Trump even going to CPAC seeing as they were going to stage a walkout on him last year
    ——–
    I agree with you on all points

    What if fat boy Eric Erickson shows up?

    He turned Red State Blog against Trump.

    Other than Streiff, they have no good writers left.

    And they are still knocking Trump, even though the parade has passed by.

  • wbboei

    Speak of the devil, Streiff, with his clear, cogent and convincing analysis, and he has found another rat, besides Rence’s chief of staff, and not inconceibably Rence himself, as evideneced by the report that the proven leaker who was Rence’s most trusted direct report and Rence talked about how to dump Trump AFTER Trump gave him his job. But get a lo to this one. Streiff cuts through the virtue signally bullshit with a sharp knife, points his finger at the author and in the words of Zola says: Jacuz!!! This is an elegant analysis.
    ——-
    Disgruntled CIA Officials Begin Self-Deporting From NSC

    Posted at 7:15 pm on February 20, 2017 by streiff

    The Washington Post has an op-ed today from someone who purports to have resigned from the CIA because his sensibilities can’t stomach working for a Trump administration. The clown in question is

    Edward Price worked at the CIA from 2006 until this month, most recently as the spokesman for the National Security Council.
    He goes on about how working for the CIA was his boyhood ambition but now, after 15 years of service, he has tossed it all away:

    Nearly 15 years ago, I informed my skeptical father that I was pursuing a job with the Central Intelligence Agency. Among his many concerns was that others would never believe I had resigned from the agency when I sought my next job. “Once CIA, always CIA,” he said. But that didn’t give me pause. This wouldn’t be just my first real job, I thought then; it would be my career.

    That changed when I formally resigned last week. Despite working proudly for Republican and Democratic presidents, I reluctantly concluded that I cannot in good faith serve this administration as an intelligence professional.
    His primary objection seems to be that the NSC is not being run the way that he wants it to run. That and a particularly raw kind of Trump-hate. He goes on and on, lambasting Trump and his decisions and then says:

    To be clear, my decision had nothing to do with politics, and I would have been proud to again work under a Republican administration open to intelligence analysis. I served with conviction under President George W. Bush, some of whose policies I also found troubling, and I took part in programs that the Obama administration criticized and ended. As intelligence professionals, we’re taught to tune out politics. The river separating CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., from Washington might as well be a political moat. But this administration has flipped that dynamic on its head: The politicians are the ones tuning out the intelligence professionals.

    Keep in mind that this guy was on the NSC when a virtual Iranian agent named Ben Rhodes was its deputy director and when that NSC pushed giving Iran nuclear technology and nearly $2 billion in cash. So I guess the aesthetic is what this guy finds most important.

    When I read this my first thought was “f*** this guy.” If you are a professional you serve the nation not the man. If you are repulsed by the man you leave. You don’t make a press announcement. That is virtue signalling of the cheapest sort for you aren’t criticizing the man at the top, you’re actually criticizing your colleagues who see things differently.

    This kind of malarkey has been my gripe with the intelligence community for a decade. They have simply been spoiled and pampered and praised to the point that they think they are the masters rather than the servants of the President, the Congress and the People. They’ve managed to do that while not serving the nation particularly well. Along the way, the CIA, in particular, has taken on a quasi-political role. As I’ve posted on several occasions, it was really clear that the CIA decided to wage open warfare on President Trump virtually from the moment the election was called. The shabby spectacle of a serving CIA director appearing on television to attack the credibility of the incoming administration was a sight I never thought I’d see in America.

    It is entirely possible this guy left in a fit of overwrought self-importance. But there are questions that should be asked. Why did he leave last week? Indeed, why did he resign instead of simply going back to the CIA? Does he really expect Trump to be president forever? Did the leak investigation that has been launched to find who has been providing classified material to the media have anything to do with his decision to suddenly resign and is it a coincidence that he hails from the NSC press office? Doesn’t “resigned in protest” look better on a resume than “fired for leaking secret material?”

  • wbboei

    It is entirely possible this guy left in a fit of overwrought self-importance. But there are questions that should be asked. Why did he leave last week? Indeed, why did he resign instead of simply going back to the CIA? Does he really expect Trump to be president forever? Did the leak investigation that has been launched to find who has been providing classified material to the media have anything to do with his decision to suddenly resign and is it a coincidence that he hails from the NSC press office? Doesn’t “resigned in protest” look better on a resume than “fired for leaking secret material?”
    ———-
    When the investigators/prosecutors get around to this clown, the timing of his resignation, the unconvincing explanation for it, and this race to the press, will be interpreted as showing “knowledge of guilt”. If he thinks posting this self serving moral preening diatribe, then he is whistling dixie. All he managed to do is put himself on front street. Like an idiot.

  • wbboei

    Lets say some strange fever came over you, induced by HAARP, and you had an irresistible influence to leak critical information to the press. Of all the so called journalist you could think of—James Risen, Glenn Greenwald, Sharyl Attkisson (my favorite) who you could trust to handle it with judgement and fair play, the last, and I mean the very last, far below even Mad Magazine would be Maggie Haberman. My God, Rence’s trusted chief of staff, and leaker should be fried for that reason alone. Maggie Habberman??? Christ on a crutch.

  • wbboei

    Correction: irresistible IMPULSE

  • S

    don’t know if anyone here watches Fox Business but I was shocked and saddened to hear that Brenda Buttner passed away…only 55 years old…Neil Cavuto paid a lovely and from the heart tribute to her and choked up…

    I always enjoyed her…she was upbeat and fun…

    http://www.mediaite.com/online/foxs-neil-cavuto-reports-on-the-passing-of-colleague-brenda-buttner-with-moving-tribute/

  • S

    Gonzo…and Wbboei

    Matt and Mercedes Schlapp are organizing CPAC…they are two of Donald’s biggest supporters on TV…if you are not familiar with them and you see their pictures you will recognize them…

    they do not let a day go by when both of them at different times are speaking on behalf of Donald and defending him…they are both very positive, smart and upbeat people

    this is a different year…Donald is being honored this year…

    ironically I have even heard Erickson singing Donald’s praises on some topics on TV

  • S

    interesting that so called ‘progressives’ criticize Melania for Lord’s prayer and yet flock to the streets to say “I am Muslim too” and pray out to “allah Akbar’

    they remind me of the people pulled in by the scientology cults and there was another one that recruited vulnerable souls on Hollywood Blvd and would lure them with free food to their church on Venice Blvd…I can’t remember their name…it might have been the Hari Krishnias, can’t remember, it was the 80’s but that is what these protests and “resistance” drama reminds me of…like they are being lured into something they have do idea what it really means…

    of course, many of them are being paid by Soros instead of just the lure of free food

  • S

    next thing we will we see progressive women walking around in burkas…and they will think they are cool…just wait…it’s coming…

    hey John McCain…this is how brainwashing starts…and what it looks like…

    these people are in a trance and would fall for Sharia…it won’t be long before they are defending it…just a matter or time…and that is just what is being planned…a massive caliphate…first europe, then the USA…the whole world…that is the goal…

    the young are their best recruits…their minds can be manipulated so easily…

  • wbboei

    Light in the Loafer Lindsey Graham.

    He’s tougher that he looks.

    Wants to kick some Russian ass

    Maybe Nuke em

    How’s that for batshit crazy.

    Speaking of which, his side kick McCain agrees.

    In fact, the sight of Moscow in dust give McCain a woodie.

    But why? What is the causus belli?

    Why its obvious, Russia stole the election?

    And the evidence?

    Who needs evidence?

    Then how does Lindsey know that Russia stole the election?

    We know because Lindsey is the Delphic Oracle.

    And its true because he wants it to be true.

    That is how his mind works.

    Or doesn’t (work)

    ————–
    Lindsey Want to Kick Russian Ass
    by Larry Johnson

    Well, so much for accusing Donald Trump of engaging in reckless, over the top rhetoric. Has anyone heard Donald Trump want to start a fight and inflict pain on a nuclear power? Anyone? Nope? Me neither!!

    Lindsey Graham, for reasons unknown to me, is convinced that Russia meddled in our election and must be beaten up. What will it take for the people of South Carolina to rise up and get rid of this fool? His threat is probably nothing more than idle tough talk, but how are the Russians supposed to know that? How would most Americans react if some prominent Russian legislator made similar threats to us? It would ratchet up tensions and create problems for anyone who takes the position that Russia and the United States should work together.

    Can we do some real thinking about the charge that “Russia” meddled in our election? Let’s return, one more time, to the report issued by the Director of National Intelligence a month ago. PBS had this alarming headline, “This U.S. report details how Russia allegedly meddled with the presidential election.” Yet, the report contains big assertions but no significant details and, more importantly, is devoid of sourcing:

  • wbboei

    Yes, yes, looks can be deceiving.

    Take Lindsey Graham for instance.

    He looks like a little puke.

    But he is tough as a marlin spike.

    Who would have thunk.

    I Lindsey Graham, being of unsound mind, hereby affirm:

    “Me mother was a bar fly, me father was King Neptune aka McCain.
    I was born on the crest of a wave and rocked in the cradle of the deep.
    Seaweed and barnacles are me clothes.
    Every tooth in me head is a marlinspike; the hair on me head is hemp.
    Every bone in me body is a spar, and when I spits, I spits tar!
    I’se hard, I is, I am, I are!

    So Fuck you Putin. You can run but you can’t hide.”

    Q: why do we memorize this nonsense Plebe year at Annapolis? Why is Lindsey Graham a senator, when he should be residing in the boobie hatch? Such questions are too profound to have anwers.

  • mcnorman

    Migrants who gang-raped boy avoid deportation to Afghanistan as it’s ‘TOO DANGEROUS’

    http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/748589/Sweden-gang-rape-Afghanistan-gang

    Commentary on twitter thread has more.
    https://twitter.com/wcsoto/status/833481445624647682

  • gonzotx

    Melania Trump says the Lords Prayer and the left chant Allahu Akbar in Times Square

    Enough said

    9/11 remembered

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/02/loud-arab-call-prayer-times-square-muslims-protest-trump-shout-allahu-akbar-video/

  • gonzotx

    Laura dissing Milo, I think that’s a bad idea

    He speaks to a constituency the Republicans won’t get back.

    He’s a Libertarian

  • POTUE Trump at the AA museum. 😀

  • Weeping here, I do not get Show Time.

  • gonzotx

    I’m willing to give Milo the benefit of the doubt on this, I think he has a right to explain himself, which he will at 3 today.
    My understanding is that he has turned in at least 3 sexual offenders, I think this is a mistake, they are taking out the outer circles around Trump one by one and they will eventually get to him.
    I think this was a set up

  • gonzotx

    I get Showtime and I am sure it will be presented as a hit on Trump in the end. Like all the liberal media HBO, Showtime are over the top.

  • holdthemaccountable

    gonzotx
    February 21, 2017 at 11:02 am
    Melania Trump says the Lords Prayer and the left chant Allahu Akbar in Times Square
    ————————————
    And that is the second time this month there has been a very public Muslim prayer in NY metro area. Here are two links about the first one:

    http://www.npr.org/sections/…/new-york-city-bodegas-strike-in-protest-of-trumps-travel-ba…Feb 2, 2017 – Yemeni-owned bodegas across New York City’s five boroughs shut their doors at noon ET Thursday to protest President Trump’s executive …

    AND
    https://twitter.com/OurBKSocial/status/829751094620327939

    Brooklyn Yemeni Bodega Strike Raises Over $80K For Muslim CUNY Program | OurBKSocial