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American Treason: An Immoral Quisling & His GOP Sycophants

 
Richard Schatten's insight:
“A Nation can survive its Fools, and even the Ambitious, But it cannot survive Treason from within” ~~ Cicero 

On Aug.17th, 2016: …2.5 Months before the General Elections, Donald Trump and the Trump Campaign were first warned by the FBI on Vladimir Putin and Russian Election Interference. 

On Jan. 6th, 2017: …2 weeks before being sworn in as President…the Intelligence Community, including National Intelligence, National Security Agency, CIA, and FBI met Donald Trump at Trump Tower where he received Classified & Non-classified Information on the Russian Hacking and the extent of involvement during Primaries and the General Elections…confirming that Putin directed a vast Cyber-attack aimed at denying Clinton the Presidency and installing Trump in the Oval Office. 

That same report was given to Barack Obama, Pelosi, Ryan, and Mitch McConnell So! Since Trump and the GOP knew from the very beginning…why all this Fake News & Witch Hunt BS? Why would they continue? GUILT!! 
It’s all that, the standard White House answer; All is Fake Info and Fabrication by the FBI & Mueller…and all organized by Barack Obama and Crooked Hillary?!?! 

We have a Quisling in the White House!!!…an Immoral Degenerate Puppet, directly working for and manipulated by a Foreign Power, dividing a Nation with Racism, Fear, and Hate, while allowing that Foreign Govt to spy and intervene on his behalf. And then, by lying and denying the existence of Russians being involved?…the case for “Obstruction of Justice” has become very real.

The most cowardly group of Politicos in American History…today’s GOP Sycophants lack the Cojones to oppose a mentally & emotionally disturbed, totally unqualified, narcissistic psychopath. They support his Xenophobia, his Homophobia, his Misogynistic ways, his Decadence, where being Rude, Crude, and Lewd is ‘their’ way of life. Decency & Respect is not part of their vocabulary, there’s no such thing as Empathy in their ranks. The American norm has all been replaced by Indecency, Disrespect, Anti-Altruism, Vulgarity, and Cruelty.

It’s been 2 times…not Once, but Twice!… 2.5 months before the Elections and 2 weeks before being sworn-in as President! It’s time for this Horseshit “Witch Hunt” storyline to come to a close! The Cat…or in this case, the Orange Orangutan…is out of the bag! Practical Reality really must suck for a man living in his very own Illusionary World. 

His continued support for an Evil Manipulative Assassin…openly siding with Vladimir Putin in front of the entire world and against his own American Intelligence Community, showed his total allegiance to Russia. “Treason”! by any other word…it’s become the major Sound-Byte around D.C. these days. And the cry for Treason is not just by Democrats, but also by major Republican Politicos, Writers, and Pundits! 

It’s been a constant deluge as the shit keeps hitting the fan and bouncing it all off on Donald Trump! The evidence of his troubles with Mueller, Manafort, Michael Cohen, Stormy, Don Jr, the Wall, and Immigration; Donny is desperate, and when he's desperate, he takes desperate measures…usually, extremely asinine…but desperate, anyway.
His continuous war on America’s Intelligence Community and the Dept of Justice has gone one up. He wants to Revoke Security Clearances from Brennan, Hayden, Clapper, Comey, McCabe, and Rice…pretty much his way to shut up the intelligence community, or anyone else who doesn’t either follow the official White House faux schpiel, or disagrees with Heir Trump!

Meanwhile, the GOP House -aka- Southern Russian District of the US…since Day #1 have been trying to obstruct justice in whatever way possible. They even terminated their investigation by concluding in the Trump-Russia probe, Trump and Putin never interfered in any way whatsoever with the 2016 Elections…never! never! never! 

Now, those GOP House Comrades…the group that makes up the Batshit Wing of the GOP decided it was time to introduce Articles of Impeachment on Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Comrades Devin Nunes, Louis Gohmert, and Jim Jordan…along with 8 more Traitors, signed…225 Republicans including Paul Ryan and the Party’s Leadership refused to sign up with that absurd plan! 
The crazies still plan to introduce it and call for a vote, that’s probably DOA. 

All this shows how openly, and to what extent, the GOP is working to Obstruct Justice or Discredit the Mueller Investigation…not just a cover-up for Trump…but all their own assorted political crimes and dealings with Russian Oligarchs working directly with Putin. Example: Dana “Putin’s Congressman” Rohrabacher.
 
Disturbing Thoughts when you see the number of relationships spread out between Trump Campaign Associates, Trump’s Personal Associates, other Politicos, Russian & American Oligarchs, and Russian Spies…all co-mingling, along with your assorted mobsters…from Russia to the United States. 

How disturbing? So far, 327 people! all connected with each other in this Federal Investigation. According to Politico and broken down into 2 Categories: 
Trump 
82 Trump Associates from the 2016 Trump Campaign 
46 are Lawyers 
35 Current or Former Trump Adm. Officials 
26 Served on the Transition Team 
14 have ties to the Trump Org. 

Foreign Nationals 
87 Foreign Nationals 
68 with ties to Russia 

Forget We, the People…We, the White House and Me, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…himself, an Intelligence expert…has absolutely no idea or clue what the hell Trump is doing! 
He makes up policies on the fly: 1) Invites Putin to Washington 2) Blames Russia for 2016 Election attack but never mentions Putin. 3) Withdraws Invitation till; “After the Witch Hunt is over”.4) Putin invites him to Moscow 5) Repeats Russia was responsible 6) Calls it a Witch Hunt…nothing happened and Russia’s involvement is a hoax!

Desperate men say desperate things, and an unhinged Donald Trump will say anything and do anything to stop the Mueller Investigation. But, the Helsinki Summit really showed who the true Donald Trump is. 
This stable genius became the 1st American President to commit Political Fellatio with the Evil Empire Personified in front of the entire world!…why does Neville Chamberlain’s little Tit-a-tete with Adolf keeps coming to mind? 

When is enough, enough? Only imbecilic uneducated morons believe Russia & Trump didn’t collude…which was a word Trump first used, and it stuck. Collusion may or may not be a Legal term, but if the definition is right; “To act together, often in secret, to achieve an illegal or improper purpose”. If you even talk about it with Agents of a Foreign Country…that “Collusion” certainly becomes “Conspiracy against the United States”, and that’s TREASON. .Giving “Aid & Comfort” to Vladimir Putin is TREASON! 

Edward R Morrow once said; “No one man can terrorize a whole nation unless we are all his accomplices”. America foolishly allowed this Quisling to become President, and foolishly allowed his sick Republican Sycophants to hold on to Power. 

America!…we’re living in an increasing Authoritarian World with a man occupying the White House who aside from destabilizing American Democracy and dividing our own Nation against each other…is trying to destabilize the World! The United Kingdom, the Brexit deal, The European Union, NATO, G-7, G-20, Paris Climate Agreement , and the Iran Nuclear Deal….and that is just to mention a few. All, while supporting Extreme Right Wing Nationalist Movements around the Globe. 

Just what the Puppet Master wanted all along, divide America and divide the Free World! There’s nothing good or decent about the President of the United States…a Traitor who betrayed his Country and an embarrassment to America’s History. 
And yes! Until he’s Convicted and the GOP is out of power…We, the People are his accomplice!
 
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The NRA's Worst Nightmare...A Children's Crusade 

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"There can be no keener revelation of a Society's Soul than the way in which it Treats its Children" ~~~ Nelson Mandela 

Beware, America! Our Youth are Mad as Hell...and they're not going to take it anymore!! 
They speak about the Political Establishment, about the NRA, and mentioned in their statement; "They don't care a bit...they want us all to forget and 'move on'. Not this time"!! 
The NRA & American Politicos are finally being exposed for what they really are!...and exposed by Children! 

When you hear these 14-18 year old's own words, you can't help but notice their Angst, their Anger, but also, how eloquently these Students are able to speak!...stating their anger and frustrations towards the Gun Laws established by Lawmakers, whose blind ambition of going for the $Gold$ supersedes the Health & Safety of the constituents who elected them to keep them Healthy & Safe! 

When horrific tragedies like this mass murder at Stoneman-Douglas High School occur, every single damn time, Right Wing Demagoguery goes rampant...and no longer with just a little help from their friends; the National Rifle Association...a GOP Congress, 100% complicit with the NRA, believes in tearing down all ours Future Generations for the filthy Love of their Blood Money! 

For way too long, people complained about the issues of Hand Guns, Rifles, and Assault Weapons, how to keep our kids safe in schools and how to stop all these mass murders?...but a Congress bought & paid in full; lock, stock, and barrel by the benevolence of the NRA...they have shamelessly ignored the parents & families of the victims, the survivors, and of the mental & emotional trauma that occurs within the local community! 

You would think someone would do something already to stop all the gun violence spreading around the country...but, you have a Congressional Majority of Republicans made up of raving Spineless Cowards, too weak minded, and with no cojones to face their NRA Benefactors & say; Never Again!...No more money! When that Money is slapped into their "greased palms"..."No more" usually turns into; "Oh! That much more?!?!" 

We're a Violent Nation covered in Historical Violence!...and the Shootings, just keep on coming! 
146 Mass Shootings in the United States between 1967 and 2017! Are you proud of that, America?? 
With Less than 5% of the World's Population, 31% of all the World's Mass Shootings occurs in the United States. USA, #1! When it comes to Mass Murders, Single Murders, other Criminal Acts, White Collar, and Blue Collar Crimes...USA, #1! 
When it comes to the Most Jails and most people Incarcerated, worldwide? USA #1! 
The United States owns 48% of the approx. 650 million civilian-owned Guns in the World...an estimated 310 million guns (89 out of every 100 people) are owned in America!... USA! We're #1 We're #1! 

Between the years 2006 and 2017, America lost 1,358 of its people! all due to 271 Mass Shootings! 
These incidents do not reflect the hundreds of Dead by Police Violence across this Nation! or all other violent crimes committed every day across this Country. 
Gun Homicide rates are 25% Higher in the United States than any other high-income "civilized" Nation. 
And since the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban expired and never renewed in 2004 by NRA owned Politicos, the rate of Mass Shootings around the Country has sharply risen to a staggering 200% !! 

And what about the traumatized victims' families and survivors of these Mass Murders?...people who'll have to live with those memories imprinted in their minds for the rest of their lives! Cicero once said; "The Life of the Dead is placed in the Memory of the Living." 
You can very well say, the kids at Stoneman-Douglas will never ever forget the experience of witnessing the violent deaths of their fellow students, teachers, friends, and buddies!

So, what's different about this Mass Murder? What makes it so different than all the other Mass Murders that have occurred up till now? 
Well, besides the customary "Thoughts & Prayers" and the total spineless & gutless inactions by Congress that normally ensue all these Tragedies...this particularly young group of people decided that enough is enough!! 

Witnessing live, this life-altering event after reading and seeing previous Mass Murders on TV and the News, this group of truly fine young men and young women...all, teenagers!...took matters into their own hands, and took direct action, going straight-on head to head, against the Mighty NRA and the Cowardly GOP! 

20 Teenagers formed #NeverAgain, and in a very short time, its become a dominant, if not 'the' dominant force and voice for #GunControl in America. Their cry is resonating throughout the Country, affecting schools, teachers, students, and communities throughout America! 
It's really all about making life safer for themselves and for America! 

Our children are doing what we have not! We've seen all these tragedies, too, and nothing has been done...it's not their responsibility, let teens be teens!...it's our responsibility! to take action! take it to the streets! and take it to the front lines! 
Oh! How they bring back memories of those younger days!! Another volatile time in America, when another generation of young people stood by their principles against a wrong war...and won! 

Trump shamelessly calls the NRA; "America's Heroes". Heroes? You mean the "Heroes" that treats the Massacre of Children as a political opportunity to belittle their Deaths? And to verbally attack Gun Control advocates as "Dry Humping Whores"...who "Love Grieving & Crying White Women"!! 
"Heroes" who don't give a shit whether you're crazy or not, how old you are, or who dies, as long as they can sell you the damn Gun!
Whether you kill someone or kill yourself! They don't give a shit!! They just want to sell you a Gun!...and get their $Money$ up-front, naturally! 
The National Rifle Association are not Heroes! They are no one's Heroes!...they're America's face of Treason! Donald Trump's "Heroes" like Trump himself, are America's Traitors!! 

These Kids in Florida? they 'are' America's True Heroes, my friends!...they have the Guts, the Courage, the Valor, and the Fortitude, that it takes to get into a hostile professional political arena...and the smarts! 
They've got the natural courage our President lacks to face real evil straight on. To say to the NRA, Trump, and his GOP; Fuck You!  
These remarkably bright teenagers, certainly the product of some very fine Educators, will not stop till every man, woman, and child in America can feel safe again, wherever they are! 

Never Again! will anyone die just because the NRA's little coward whores in Congress are tainted with their Blood Money. They're all totally emasculated, they'll never speak out against their favorite Cash Cow...but! that won't stop the Stoneman-Douglas Students; #VoteThemOut!! Is their credo...and their movement will long continue! 

Right now, on March 24, 2018, their #NeverAgain March on Washington DC, their protest to Capitol Hill and certainly to the White House...will be a reminder, directly to Trump, the GOP, and Wayne Lapierre's NRA...that America and its Children are not going to take it anymore, they're determined to get all Guns, especially Semi-Automatic Assault killing machines like AR15s off the streets, and will be actively busy finding pro-NRA Republicans to #VoteThemOut ...remember, November is politically...just around the corner! 

Look out, NRA! there's a new Children's' Crusade in town! A movement you never expected, not even in your wildest dreams!...they are knocking down your House! and that won't even be your Worst Nightmare!
 
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Puerto Rico & the Trump Administration's Scam

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Richard Schatten's insight:
“If you’re in trouble, or hurt or need…go to the poor people. They’re the only ones that’ll help…The only ones” ~~~ John Steinbeck 

When an American Commonwealth, an Island of 3.5 Million American Citizens incurs a massive catastrophic disaster, the most logical, most humanitarian, and most responsible thing for the Federal Government to do, is to start sending massive amounts of Aid, Fast! Really Fast!!! Specifically Food, Water, and Medical Supplies!…it’s the US Government’s Moral and Legal Obligation!! 

Tragedy struck the Island of Puerto Rico with a vengeance! Hurricane Maria’s Eye of 155mph Winds ripped its’ way through the Island, causing the biggest disaster in Puerto Rico’s history. 
In Humanitarian efforts and in Total Cost, It may very well be the biggest and costliest disaster ever, In US History!…and the US Virgin Islands, is suffering a similar fate!! 

Trump’s initial response to his concern for their lives? Puerto Rico’s in “Deep Trouble” with a “Broken Infrastructure” that sucks and they’re massively in “debt”?!?! Again for Trump, is all about Money!! 

NO ASSHOLE!! Puerto Rico’s infrastructure may be “broken” cause, absolutely No One in Washington gives a Sh*t what happens in Puerto Rico!…never has and never will! 
Allocating the proper funding and a proper budget for the repairs of an antiquated infrastructure, or for whatever else they need, must come from the House of Representatives and the US Senate!!

Yes! It’s been a major problem for years…among other things…while no one in DC ever gave a damn! Being a US “Commonwealth"…it’s America’s responsibility and obligation to work and help Puerto Rico, the same as in Houston and the State of Texas, the same as in the Keys, and all of Florida! 

There’s absolutely no difference between Puerto Ricans and any other Americans. They speak Spanish?…so what? Just like every other Hispanic American!! 
In 1941, under Section 302 of the Immigration & Naturalization Act, People born in Puerto Rico were given the natural Birthright of American Citizens, the same as people born in the 50 States and DC. 
It also grandfathered American Citizenship to those Puerto Ricans born on April 11th, 1899 - Jan. 13th, 1941 

The big problem? These American Citizens are without a Representative Vote in Congress!…that’s why Puerto Rico always ends up getting diddly squat! A Puerto Rican "non-voting” Representative at Large is all they have! 

Every single year at the start of a new Congress, a Puerto Rican Delegation made up of 2 US Senators and 5 Representatives…the allocation for the size of the Commonwealth….are voted by the people of Puerto Rico and sent to Washington to present their credentials, and be accepted as Voting Members. 
Every single year, the US Congress turns them down! Wow! Incredible!! American Citizens without the “Rights” of American Citizens! 

And the United States considers themselves the Greatest Country in the World? Not in the Eyes of 3.5 Million people! The tragedy of this Puerto Rican disaster marks another period of Shame in US History, like the ignorance of the Salem Witch Burnings, and the “Genocide” of Native Americans by Trump’s Hero, Andrew Jackson. And how can anyone not remember the Shame of our Government during New Orleans’ Katrina tragedy? 
The US Administration’s “Sham” of this Catastrophic Hurricane has become Internationally, another big fat shameful episode in US History 101 

One whole week after Maria: 
No Food! no Drinking Water! No Medicine! including a badly urgent need for Insulin and Medical Supplies, and no Chemo for Cancer victims! Electricity? None for the next 4-6 months!! Only 11 of 69 Hospitals are still operating with Power Generators…and the lack of Gasoline will take down most of those hospitals within another week! 

The Population? 
No Generators left and very little Gasoline left in the Island! Living in a sweltering heat, with toxically infested flooded Lakes, Rivers, and Streams…and a major Dam ready to burst! 
The same waters so many have to walk across holding onto a Line from one end to another, just to survive!…if Deadly Infections doesn’t get them first! 

All of that, plus the thousands and thousands who’ve lost entire homes, and all their lives’ belongings…those totally Homeless, and with very few Shelters left to go into! The scene in Puerto Rico, literally, looks extremely Dangerous, Somber, and Macabre. 

The smell of Death is in the Air! What will happen next? It’s the beginning of the slow painful death of Puerto Ricans; the Sick, the Elderly, the Handicapped. 
As Supplies run out and Hospitals stop functioning, the morbid sound of “Death Rattles” will be everywhere, and nothing is going to stop it!

Puerto Rico needs help now! Not next week! They need help, right Now!!! 

And what’s the American Government’s response? For a whole week following the Storm, Donald Trump hasn’t done jack-sh*t to even speak out or respond!…it took a week, and great Journalism Reporting to make the US Govt. finally respond…and then, a pretty piss poor 1st 

Response at that. An entire week of Life and Death!! while our Illegitimate Bastard President kept his Racist bating agenda wide open by first picking on Black ESPN Host Jemele Hill, cause she had the gall to criticize Him! 
Then, at Colin Kaepernick, cause he exercised his 1st Amendment Rights of Expression, and Steph Curry, for refusing to meet and kiss his fat ass at the White House. 
All three happened to be Black…the perfect subjects to arouse people in “The Heart of Dixie”, Alabama! 

How much does Donald Trump care about Hispanics? This “Son of a Bitch” lifted the 1920 Jones Act…also known as the Merchant Marines Act…that allows all shipping, American or otherwise to bring in supplies to Texas and to Florida, but still, using all his horsesh*t lies, refused to lift the Act for Puerto Rico!!! 
After lying his derriere off again, saying the shipping industry didn’t want to go Puerto Rico…The reality of life and massive criticism, made the Trumpster take a 2nd look at his “Ratings” and lifted the Jones Act. Naturally, he took all the credit! 

It’s the Filth of an Indecent and shameful human being….a total Coward who walks and talks tough, and pretends to be a Man, while at the end of the day…he’s still the same fat ass spineless Coward! 
But, the one thing this Orange Mop has done very well while Dividing America, is Uniting every sector of the “Majority” of Americans in this Country, the Majority that never Voted for him…and then some! 

The American Resistance have come to the forefront of Racial Injustice and Equality. What all these Storms have done is Unite Communities beyond Racial Bigotries for the 1st time in our lifetime! 
The Citizen Heroes and all their boats, saving everyone possible in Houston, and the Citizen Heroes in Florida! All, working together despite their Political and Social leanings. It’s the Heart of Americans helping Americans, and helping all fellow Human Beings…this is what once made America Great, and what Donald Trump wants to destroy by dividing! 

Now, with Puerto Rico in dire straits, Americans have banded together once again. Money Donations running in the $Millions$ from around the Country, Fundraisers for the Victims in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico…yes! One Country “INDIVISIBLE”! 
No one, not even the Trump Fascist Government, can Divide Americans against one another when it comes to Helping each other in times of True Crisis!! 

In Puerto Rico, Americans helping Americans have gone a long way: Cuban American Rapper “Pitbull” sent his own private Jet to Evacuate all the Cancer Patients off the Island, and take them to Hospitals in the States so they can continue their Chemotherapy! 
In Texas, Mark Cuban lend his private plane to one of his Maverick Players J.J. Barea so he could fly life-saving supplies down to the Island. The biggest help came from Hillary Clinton! suggesting the Hospital Ship “USNS Comfort” be sent to the Rescue…something the unprofessional Trump Administration and State Dept. didn’t even have a clue about. The ship is now on its way, while Trump? Again, took the Credit! 

And now, this degenerate SOB is “Price Gauging” the victims of this disaster…making people who are Stranded, Homeless, and in many cases, with only the clothes on their backs…pay “Full Price” for Airfare, if they want to Evacuate. 
And then, this real piece of human excrement has the f*cking gall of making these Citizens pay back the cost for being Rescued!!!…Is Texas Paying Back?? Is Florida Paying Back?? 
Puerto Ricans are being Extorted by having their US Passports seized until they pay the Government back!! 

And then, you wonder why oppression usually leads to violent Revolutions? 

The true character of America comes out loud and clear in a time of Crisis & Tragedy! 
All, to the bitter jealousy of an Indecent Human Being who’s a flaming Bigot and a Racist! A true National Hypocrite who praises “The Flag” & “Patriotism” while Dodging the Draft X5!!…a true spineless Coward and a certified Phony! 

Trump’s sound-byte on Puerto Rico? “A Good News Story”! 
Puerto Rico’s sound-bytes? San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz; I am begging! Save us from Dying! “Damn it! This is not a ‘Good News Story'… we’re all Dying”! When you’re drinking water from a Toxic Creek, that’s not a Good News Story! When you have to pull people down from buildings, I’m sorry, that really upsets me and frustrates me! We are treated not as Second Class Citizens, we’re treated as Animals"!! 
The World is watching as this “Story” becomes a Genocide"!! 

To all my dear “Boricua” Friends! Godspeed, You are all in our Prayers!…Hispanic America has your back, even if Our own President doesn’t! 

Que Dios los Bendiga a Todos en Puerto Rico! Somos Cubanos, Mexicanos, Dominicanos, Sur Americanos, Pan Americanos, y la Communidad Hispana Mundial…todos, estamos unido en esta causa justa! Adelante!!
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The Courage of a Community, while a President Showboats!

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The cleanup in Texas will be long, and they're not sure what they'll find.
Richard Schatten's insight:
"God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the Courage to change the things I can, and the Wisdom to know the Difference" ~~~ Reinhold Niebuhr 

 A Community of Heroes!...amazing how Mother Nature turns our American Communities of Blacks, Whites, Hispanics, all ethnics groups, both Repubs & Dems, Rich Man or Poor Man...all coming together, rejecting hate and rejecting prejudices, with only one goal in mind...saving the lives of their fellow man!! 

 But even during times of natural disasters, amid all the 'Positive' attention on how American Communities bond with Courage and Moral Responsibilities, in times of Crisis & Tragedy...even then, you have the 'Negativity' of Human Nature. 
You have those who don't give a damn whatsoever about saving anyone except for themselves, it's those people who during times of Crisis, cowardly run away from their moral responsibility...even if they are safe on higher ground! Hate, 

Bigotry, and Racism don't disappear inside a Flood! The immorality of Politicos and the immorality of those "Good Christian Pastors" who 'suppose' to teach and practice Jesus' Corporal Works of Mercy; Feed the Hungry, Shelter the Homeless, Clothe the Naked, Visit the Sick, and so forth! 
That immorality between Politics and Religion goes hand in hand! 

 Like the Immoralities of Pastor Joel Osteen, who conveniently closed his massive facility to take in victims, citing his Church was flooded. A very ignorant excuse for a supposed smart man, knowing it wouldn't be too long before being Exposed by the Press...for the Sh*t of a human being, he really is! 
The Following day, after a 'Hurricane' of Criticism by Social Media and by the Press, nationwide...the Good Pastor opened his MegaChurch to victims. 
Was it his Guilty Conscience? or sudden empathy towards his fellow man?? Or was it his Heart, his natural love for helping People in distress?? 
Well? How about a noticeable financial loss in his Congregation, and even worse in his dirty greedy mind...a really bad hit on his "Ratings"! 

The excuse, this sorry excuse of a Christian gave for Closing the Church? The City didn't ask me to open it up! 
WTF?? This man must have missed "Christianity" the day they taught it in Christian School! 

WHY WAIT TILL SOMEONE ASKS?? Listen, Joel! You say you're a Man of God? Act like one!! And if you're supposedly sincere in your belief in God?...it's your absolute moral responsibility to go out, open your doors, Feed the Hungry, and Shelter the Homeless!! 
The problem? This Fake Christian has no Empathy and way too much Bigotry! This grifter is a Theological equal of Trump, in every way!! 
Now though, he can Pray, Confess, do all the Acts of Contrition he wants, and be "Re-Born Again" over and over!!...cause this little Boy, when it's time to meet his maker? He's getting a one-way ticket, straight down to Luciferville!! 

Much was lost in the tragedy of Katrina, and it became a national embarrassment for the US Administration. Harvey is much more massive than Katrina ever was! and if you believe Trump's Magic Snake Oil remedies?...how Trump & Co. is going to fix up Texas, greater than ever? 
People, especially in Houston, should be reminded that their spineless President slashed the Federal National Flood Insurance program down his golden toilet!...not too long before the Flood!! 

 And to show America even more of his "Humility" and Compassion, this Bullshit Artist who promised Texas, the Greatest most Awesome re-building relief job in History...besides gutting Flood Insurance away from about 50-100,000 residents, he made FEMA Funding cuts, and cut $190 Million in funding the updates of Maps for Flood Prone Areas! $Millions$ which were also "reportedly" diverted from Texas' Flood Insurance to fund his damn wall!!! 
And to add to the nightmare…a toxic chemical gas plant explosion with toxic water merging into the flood. EPA? Nowhere in sight & very silent! 

How more disgraceful and how much more dishonorable could a man who's the Leader of our Nation be with the American People?? Lying to the victims of this horrific devastation about the greatness of his cooperation into re-building Houston...while silently screwing the Flood Victims all along, of everything they have!! After Trump's delightful romp of self-adulations, Trump Hat Sales, and Mini-Rally visit in Corpus Christi...in the wake of a Catastrophe...damage control quickly set in place. 

 A Good Sucking Show soon followed, again in Corpus Christi. All, exclusively for the eyes and ears of Texans and Republicans. Gov. Greg Abbott and Mike Pence were given the assignment of covering up Trump's standard messy and embarrassing visit. 
Apparently, in a formal prepared speech, Abbott praised Trump & Pence for their valuable leadership work and efforts in this Disaster, then Pence praised Abbott & Trump with the same schpiel...it was one big sucking show! And Trump? He only praises himself, what else! 

In his 1st Visit, Trump couldn't be happier…Wow! What a Crowd, What an Audience!!...2nd visit, he got his hands dirty helping a little and physically touching someone with less $$$ than him in 50 years. It was your Standard "Concerned Look after a Disaster" Presidential Photo-op…and Melania? still with her damn Spike Stilettoes! 
Trip 2 Sound byte embarrassments? "Harvey has been a wonderful thing for Texas"…and "have a good time in the shelters, everybody"! This, to people who have just lost everything in their lives…their homes and their livelihood. 

Many fine words of condolence, praise to Volunteers, thanks for all donations, and solidarity among Americans. Pretty sound-byte moments of Unity...but, at the end of the day? Where's the Beef!?!?  

Where's that Relief Money? Where's that $$$ going to come from? Over a Hundred Thousand have either lost or severely damaged their homes, along with all their Life Belongings & Memories...and on some occasions...the loss of their families, and even their own Lives!!! 
How do you repair and rebuild, when the Government stops funding the Federal Flood Insurance Plan, to rebuild your home?? 
How do you re-built a City without proper funding? Dumping a seriously needed Program just because Obama initiated it, to spite him?? 
That's just Cruel & Evil! Financially, eliminating Federal Flood Insurance will cause a serious economic disaster in Houston...an economic disaster that will fall flat and roll into a domino effect throughout the Country. 
Trump's Inhuman Philosophy: You got to destroy America first if you want to make it Great Again! 

The Spirit of Man is more important than mere Physical Strength, and the Spiritual Fiber of a Nation than its Wealth ~~~ Dwight D. Eisenhower 

What makes America Great?...certainly it will never, ever be Donald Trump!! 
In times of Crisis and in times of Tragedy, you can always count on the Majority of Americans to morally unite under one single cause! 
Like Ike said; the Spiritual Fiber & Moral Fiber of Americans are stronger than any Government Administration! 

Whether physically rescuing other people, opening their doors to victims, being Volunteer Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, or Firefighters; you can't always count on the Government…Katrina proved that!...but you can always count on your fellow Americans! 
Or if people can't physically help or live elsewhere? Monetary Donations in the Millions will arrive throughout the Country. They'll send Medical Supplies, Food Supplies, Blankets, and Clothing. All arriving from across the United States, Canada....and yes! Mexico!!!! 

And in times of Grief and Despair, all Faiths truly perform their Services together, in the same Shelters...all praying side by side…Christians, Jews, Muslims, whatever your denomination is! And whatever Hate between the different Faiths? !s remarkably absent in times of Catastrophes! 

Houston!! So much respect for your actions on Immigrants and ICE! The actions on the part of the Mayor and the Sheriff in Houston, shows the exemplary behavior all Law Enforcement Agencies are supposed to have! 
And to the Citizens of Houston and the Hundreds of boats!. Your collective moral responsibilities ...your Empathy, honorably opening your doors wide for Louisiana Survivors during Katrina, and now battling with your own Crisis. 
Stronger Together…your Serenity & Courage is a shining example of what makes America Great! 

The reminder of Catastrophes is in the stories of those who perish. Like the tragic drowning of a Houston Deputy Sheriff, a Hero, who drowned while saving people's lives...and Ironically, a Hero who was of Mexican Heritage. And a Dreamer also drowned rescuing survivors. 

Did anyone being saved ever give a damn who saved him or her? What ethnicity were they? what color? Who refused a hand getting out of the water? What Racist or Bigot preferred to drown than be picked up by a Black, a Latino, an Asian, or a Muslim? None!! 

Ironic, how many people and Trump Supporters were rescued by the very same people who Trump calls Criminals, Rapists, and Drug Pushers! 
One Paramedic who rescued dozens of Victims happens to be a Dreamer…the exact type of person who Trump wants to deport and keep away, separated by a Wall! 

Yes! Racists and Bigot always like to talk tough, but when the Devil is tugging down hard on your legs, sucking you down through some broken storm drain...the most Racist and Hateful person is going to say; Please, Help Me!! 

How is the GOP going to pass an already Losing Argument of a Budget? Fund the massive amount of Relief truly needed for Texas? and give Baby Donny some type of pittance for his f*cking Wall, so he can shut up, go away, and play somewhere else?? 
While at the same time, go nuts with a Tax Reform Package…and a President on the rampage with his own Party? That's the GOP's and Trump's problem! 

An insincere, malicious human being as President with a total lack of Empathy, a penchant for wild raging Kleptocracy and Nepotism, and who obscenely over exploits his Base of the Poorly or Non-Educated, is not what America needs!…not now! not ever again! 

It's amazing how Mother Nature brings People together...and how systematic institutional Ignorance, Hate, and Racism keeps pulling People apart! 

Oh God! grant me Serenity, Courage, and the Wisdom to know the damn difference! And in today's TrumpWorld, much more than ever!!
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Charlottesville: A Live Introduction to Fascism

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On Sunday, tensions were still raw as neo-Nazis and their apologists sought to cast blame elsewhere.
Richard Schatten's insight:
"Those who do not Remember the Past are Condemned to Repeat It" ~~~ Santayana 

Never in my Lifetime, has this quote from my favorite philosopher been so relevant than today, in the Age of Trumpism...the sadness of it all? Those with a little Education understands, but are still powerless to do anything in the Idiocy of Trump's America! 
Yes! We live in a world where Laws are being attacked by the Lawless, where Morality takes a back seat to the worst forms of Immorality, where Obscenities and Lies by the Leader of a Nation are considered the norm, and all tolerated by so much ignorance! 

My friends, 'We' have all arrived at that historical Fork on the Road!...where a Dysfunctional populace, can't continue to ignore life anymore!...whether you want to or not, you 'will' have to take a serious decisive stance! It's your once & maybe only chance in your Life that will affect your kids, your kid's kids, and all your future generation....it's 'your' Responsibility! You're gonna have to 'choose' between the Civility of Democracy or the Impudence of Fascism!

If you believe this is about Donald Trump? You're partially right...but look around you! look around the World! and you see Donald Trumps everywhere!! That nasty fever of Nationalism is spreading, and their champions are the likes of Donald Trump, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Rodrigo Duterte, Erdogan, Putin, and other Extreme Right Wing Demagogues. Their Civilized Resistance? It's now up to the World According to Justin Trudeau, Angela Merkel, Macron, and others...and back to Civil Disobedience. 

Once the strongest Leadership in the World...6 months ago! 
In the 6 short months of Trumpism...we've lost everything, the total lack of Respect & Trust for Americans around the Globe! The Character for what we stand for, and the continued humiliating embarrassments by this stupid tiny little man, every single solitary day...is just simply embarrassing and disgusting!! But most important of all? Donald Trump continues to Insult everything America Stands For...and then some! 

We've lost our own Self-Respect, by continuing to allow human garbage bags like Donald Trump to occupy the Oval Office, Rule, and Embarrass America every single Day of the year!! When our Allies, in front of all World Leaders, says the United States cannot be trusted anymore...." the US cannot be 'Trusted' anymore "??...we definitely have a major PR problem crisis in our hands!! The Question? How the hell do we fix it?!?!  
Hillary Clinton once said; "Extremism thrives amid Ignorance and Anger, Intimidation and Cowardice". 
Whether anyone likes her or not...she's right!!! 
Just look at what Trumpism is all about! Draconian style Policies, Hate, Anger, and certainly Ignorance is what got Trump Elected...Intimidation and complete Cowardice is how he governs this Country. 

 Extremism, whether towards the "Right" or towards the "Left"...is still, Extremism!! 
Our Nation's problems always keep coming back to the Heart of the issue...back to 1) America's Disparity of the Classes! 2) History of Religious Intolerance! 3) Misogyny in America! 4) The 200+ years of Xenophobia! and 5) Bigotry & Racism!...all deeply rooted in American Society. 
We must! we seriously must at all cost, have a National Dialogue on Class Struggle!! And on all the struggles facing our population...free from Right or Left Ideology! 
But dealing with today's White House Crisis, Russia, and the rise of Fascism in this Country, on top of all that, too???

"Fascism is very much a Mob Movement" ~~~ PJ O'Rourke 

For the record, Trumpism follows the practices of Fascism...it's those old Nazi Uniforms, the degenerative sexual glamour of fancy tight outfits and tall black shiny leather boots, the decadence that comes with all violent Psychopaths free of charge, the massive "Feel Good" Rallies held to please their Narcissistic Führer after bad news, and their Sieg Heil Salute, signifying their complete total Allegiance and Pledge of Loyalty! 
Proof?? All the Administration's Policies, every single one of them!...is about screwing the entire United States' Population for the benefit of just a few Oligarchs, and the Trump Family. 
And if you're too blind to see what's happening across this Nation?...you deserve what you get! While everyone else will Resist! 

 A "Mob Movement"? German's called them; "Sturmabteilung". The Stormtroopers were the Nazi Party's paramilitary group of "thugs", also known as Brown Shirts. 
Their objective was Mob Rule. The very same objective in America, today! Back in the 20s, beating up and killing anti-Nazis demonstrators, actually, anyone they didn't like, never! condemned by Hitler...it's now 2017 and the beatings remain the same, this time beating Clergymen and Clergy Women with Baseball Bats and Brass Knuckles in Charlottesville!! 
The total immorality and despicable behavior by Trump Supporters!... Trump? Also flatly refused to condemn by their actions...any similarities?

American Fascism. Truthfully? It was very much expected! When you have the KKK, assorted White Nationalist and Supremacist Organizations, American Neo-Nazis, Skinheads. and an assorted group of every batshit crazy Bigot, Xenophobe, Homophobe, and Misogynist Hate group in America, all United Together?...and with the Royal presence of David Duke, to boot? 
In the age of Donald Trump...you knew sooner or later America was going to implode!!! 

As Duke said; "White Supremacists will 'fulfill' Trump's Promises" "Fulfill"?? Ahhyup! Trump's own Stormtroopers may be temporarily enjoying life as Fascists, terrorizing whomever they want. 
But remember, dickheads! Ignorance is Bliss and Karma Sucks, "The Night of the Long Knives" 'will' arrive!...and, with their own adoring double-crossing President, leading the assault! 

What's the glamour of Fascism? The same "Degenerates" that openly enjoy violence!...enjoy the violence on women, the violence on Blacks, the violence on Hispanics, nowadays...the Violence on Muslims. 
They also go gaga in the joy of denigrating everyone! They enjoy pain via Whips & Chains of Prussian Clad High Heeled Mistresses (It's those damned Nazi Uniforms!). 
Yes! they're the same degenerates that enjoy watching their own country's Sovereignty and Constitution go down the political crapper! 

Coming out of the fringes of American Society as Raving Fascists and laying down their lives for Heir Führer, Donny Drumpf? 
The enjoyment of violence and guns and the belief that anyone they don’t agree with or dislike, don't necessarily need to live or deserve anything...cause it's God's will?? 

They blindly follow Trump's encouragements for increase Violence by Law Enforcement, and Violence itself!...our Nation is being divided by Violence, publicly Incited by of our very own damn President!

Never has Evil been so dominant inside the Oval Office. And all those Trump worshippers?...at the end?...who's going to speak up for these ignorant schmucks when they come "knocking" at 'their' door? 
Listen, whether it's Fascism, Communism, Socialism...whatever ism!...in the end, it really doesn't benefit anyone! They're all Totalitarian forms of Governments, one way or another! 

Leftists...whether Communists, Socialists, or Maoists, whatever their leaning is...have had their very nasty moments of power, but their succession of Governments continued till the "Ideological System"...itself was finally torn down! 

The glory of Fascism? It never succeeds with Successors in Waiting...Hitler like the coward he was, took the easy way out and popped the "Pill". And to make death certain...had an adjutant put a Bullet through his head, afterward! 

2 Days earlier, Benito Mussolini...the very one man, the idol who Trump emulates to a "T", all his Character Traits and Mannerisms, all his Body Language, down to his Facial Expressions!...was hiding too, like the coward 'he' was, when he got caught, shot, and strung up by his feet publicly on the streets of Milan, alongside his Mistress and his cronies...while an emotionally angry and irate Italian Citizenry, physically took out their anger on them! 

So, take heed, Mr. President! Kings, Queens, & Czars, and their "Families" have all met their own unpleasant early Demise. 
Two Bit Dictators have met their own unpleasantries, too...and all the $$$$ in the World is not going to buy you an extra day! A rich little man with tiny little hands who Betrayed America, means a lot to a very Angry, Resentful, and Betrayed Crowd! 

We've come down to a matter of simple basic Education. Just like trying to understand Socialism & Communism, America has never really been properly introduced and educated on Fascism ...and it appears, Americans are about to get a crash course!!
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In Search of the Goodness in a Faux Leader's Soul

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The president is alienating the very people he needs to protect him from impeachment.
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"Human Greatness does not lie in Wealth or Power, but in Character and Goodness" ~~~ Anne Frank 

 Where is the Goodness in such an Immoral character like Donald Trump? Damn!! I really would like to know, cause the Republican Party has always bragged about being the Party of Morals and "Family Values", as the Conservative Middle-Class' protectors of America's Working Family. 

 All the GOP Sins committed since the Great Communicator, and created by all their phony Values...rewarded them with a Man called Trump!...but remember, Karma is in the batter's box, just waiting to cause havoc upon an already tumultuous American Administration!! 

Trump style Immorality has been part of the GOP, ever since I can remember...they just left it home most of the week, and a little civil discretion helped, too. 
Today, Christian Evangelicals and Right-Wing organizations are heavily promoting Immorality, Hatred, and Bigotry as the new Morality...normalizing it to an even lower standard...and a dreadfully Spineless GOP has embraced the bait...hook, line, sinker! 

Now, with the Immorality of a President who lives for just that one sound-byte moment of Indecency, the same man who sets the tone for who "We, the People" are around the World...the Republicans have decided, in the zeitgeist of Trumpism, that Indecency and Immorality work just fine! 
Ahhyup! Example? Their preparation to royally screw the status of America's Health and commence the Death March for the first 200,000 Americans! 

Oddly enough, a major portion of those Americans now condemned to death by the GOP's Trumpcare, are Trump's fanatic Minions...you know?...the not too bright, not too educated ones Trump loves so dearly?
Will their tush be surprised with the kick they are about to receive!! The GOP and their beloved Trumpo, the Orange Orangutan, are throwing them...the whole lot!... way, way under the Bus! 
Yes! Mr. Stupid! It's not about his great plans for all those you don't agree with, or despise...they're coming for you too, asshole!! You're gonna love their "Repeal and Replace"!...at least, as you lay dying ...you won't need to call it "Obamacare" anymore! Hurry!! You can now, be proud of your new "Trumpcare" Plan...as you take your final breaths! 

It's amazing, this era of Donald J Trump!...easily, the most incompetent and poorly administrated Administration in US History!! The United States has become the embarrassment of this entire Planet. 
Trump has committed an act of public embarrassment every single day of his 166 days in office, since becoming President!...he's become an embarrassment not just to America...but, throughout the World! 

This Fool, who dresses as a President, has been exposed by Foreign Leaders around the World, as the perfect "mark"...it's going to be hard for the United States to command its influence or any influence for that matter, particularly in today's climate on the Political World Stage, when everyone knows that our "Leader" is a 70 yr. old psychotic cry-baby, who puts on a temper tantrum when ordinary people or the Press criticize him, also, if he's not the center of attention...or if he can't get his way! 
Baby Donny comes out whenever the 70 yrs old fool, has a meltdown! 
He has no imagination or understanding of High School US Government 101 or World History, and thinks of himself as if he's the "Greatest Negotiator on the Planet"! 

Real Leaders know how to skirt around Foolish Idiots. In this game of World Political Poker currently being played, overseas; Don the Con is the "Mark"...and Vlad Putin holds the Trump Card! "sad" 

One short meeting and you know this man's character, his flaws and his vindictive strengths...yes! Macron, Merkel, and Trudeau are now, the new true Leaders of the Free World!

Meanwhile, Donald Trump gallivants around, praising his wonderfully indecent relationships with known murderers Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Rodrigo Duterte (who 'personally' commits all his own murders)...and his open admiration for Neil Farage and Marine Le Pen? His disgraceful attitude towards NATO? his crazy far out antics at the Paris Climate Accords and the G7 Summit Meetings? along with his visits to the Vatican, Saudi Arabia, and finally "arriving" in Israel from the "Middle East"!?!? 

All the President's antics have made a lot of World Leaders, think twice and totally mistrust The United States. While Russia and Putin's computers continue to disrupt country after country, his Puppet continues on his mission. 

The shameless acts and words that have cost our historical allies in France, Germany, and especially Great Britain, for the first time ever, mistrust the intentions of the United States of America! 

Yes! We have reached that pinnacle of rotten, totally Incompetent Foreign Affairs Policies, and miserable Amateurish Diplomatic efforts, run by a very understaffed Amateur State Department with orders from an Amateur US Administration. What it means for our Country, and what it means for the rest of the world, is alarming! 
But, where's our National Dialogue? That's even more alarming! 

Doesn't Donald Trump in his 70 yrs. on this earth, ever had any shame or any shred of moral decency?? 
We all know, he's got no backbone!! 
NEVER! All the multiple shameful sins of his very overt private life! his ever-present public life, and now as President of an entire Nation!... a Nation in which he 'supposed' to be representing!...you know? those taxpayers that are paying his salary?!?! 

My question still remains; Where are the Goodness and moral Character of this man called Trump?? Where is his Heart? ETHICS: How Ethical is his standards of practice? How Ethical is the failed Human Experiment named Donald Trump?? MORALS: The one thing that stands out most about Le Grande Orange, is his total spiritual lack of Empathy or Remorse, His embracement of Ayn Rand's philosophy on the Rejection of Altruism, and his sordid natural gift for his enormous Immoral Behavior, which he holds towards everyone in every sector of our Society, and around the World. 
DIGNITY: Dignity? Besides constantly degrading the Dignity of his Office?...The Man is a Pig! His Dignity starts when he falls asleep after Tweeting the World to death, and it stops functioning a few hours later when he wakes up! It only takes one time to see 30 seconds of his facial expressions, to know why Donald Trump is the most undignified US President in this Nation's History. 
CREDIBILITY: As a world renowned mega-compulsive Liar, who lies openly in public, and is Guinness Book's "Lies" Record Holder ...where is 'his' Credibility? SELF CONTROL: The Man has absolutely no Self-Control in Life! Twitter exposed 'that'!...and it's his most dangerous Achilles Heel! KNOWLEDGE: Remember, Donald Trump, graduated from High School cause Dad bought his Diploma! And Donald Trump graduated from College cause Dad bought his Degree! This Little Man has been exposed in America...and now, throughout the World...as a dumb Rich Kid with street smarts, who could only succeed in life by using confidence schemes, deceiving all his clients, ripping them off, and never paying his Bills! 
Knowledge? He's been outed as a Fake by his own big fat mouth! By his constant use of extraordinarily horrible stupid remarks, he easily convinced the World of his one and only Truth...a permanent Dunce Cap throughout his school days could be the cause of his baldness that morphed into his terribly spectacular comb-over. 
How knowledgeable is our Commander-in-Chief? Just remember he's a genius within his own imagination!...he really did say the remarkably dumb and embarrassing lame statement, that he arrived in Israel 'from' the Middle East!! And America is supposed to be impressed with this Clown?? CLASS: Donald Trump also proves that being from Upper Class doesn't necessarily mean you have any "Class". In his case, no class at all! All his rudeness and unapologetic actions and that of his family just prove to America...and the rest of the Planet...what so many already knew; the Family Trump, any way you cut it...has absolutely no Class! 

So! Inquisitive people would still like to know; Where's is the Goodness of Master Donald?!?! 
Start with a Man who privately has a serious personal hang-up with the opposite sex. An avowed Philanderer, A misogynist who enjoys groping women, and a man who loves to publicly degrade women. His love to hurt people is to elevate his sense of self-worth. A Rapist who got away with the Law and believes that there's no such thing as "Marital Rape"! But Ivanna knows better! Where is the Goodness and Moral Character of Donald Trump? 
 A crazy Maniacal Egocentric with a such a bad case of Narcissism, that he needs tanning spray 24/7! 
It's his need from Baby Donny, the cry for attention and compliments! 

Showing his toughness against CNN in an edited version of an old WWE tape, he got paid to perform years ago. All his self-accolades about the "Brilliant Businessman", then goes out and uses a Fake Time Cover, that hangs in all his properties around the World!... And his call for a Cabinet meeting, taking these people out of whatever work or meetings they had...just for them, to each stand up and make a short speech in front of all the cameras and the Press , on his tremendous personal Intelligence, his Superb Character, and Greatness of his Leadership and Job performance as President. 
Pretty much a Meeting arranged by the President as a forced congratulatory ass-kissing, ego-lifting event! There's no honor in complimenting yourself, Mein Führer! 
Donald Trump's Human Greatness? Not in this lifetime!! 

An incompetent uneducated President, a man with no Ethics, no Morals or Scruples, no Respect, no Dignity, absolutely no Credibility or Self-Control, and especially a man with no human understanding of the basics of education! What's so good about Donald Trump?...he'll never know what true Greatness really is, or how it really feels. Pity! 

A Man like this??...does it take a Donald Trump to wake up a Nation from this Batshit Kool-Aid addiction that produced a Donald Trump in the first place?? 

No one, not even Ivana, Marla, or Melania could ever tell you about his Goodness, cause in all honesty...there's just nothing Good about this Man! 

And to anyone, if you still forever believe in the Greatness of The Donald, my question still forever remains; Where's all that Goodness of his?!?! And where in the hell is his Good Moral Character and that Good Heart?!?!
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In Absence of Leadership...the Ugly American Returns

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The world should not forget Donald Trump's utter disdain for a planet nearing the brink of human-made catastrophe. The next human-caused climate disasters should be named Typhoon Donald, Superstorm Ivanka, and Megaflood Jared.
Richard Schatten's insight:
In the wake of the U.S. Administration's "Awesome" Policies of Diplomacy...by all standards, Donald J Trump would have to rank as the biggest Political Whore in the United States' 241 years of Existence!...yes, a true whore who sold out his own Country and the World, for the right Price!

The man who says; "Put America First", has just managed to put America dead last!! The United States has become the only Country in this World...aside from Nicaragua and Syria...to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords! where for the 1st time in the History of mankind! every Nation on the face of this Earth 'all' agreed to work together and bond for one Common Cause...the survival of this Earth, and in particularly the survival of Humankind!!!

In Nicaragua's case, they're not really against the accord...they just think it doesn't go far enough! Syria? At this moment, their concern isn't what happens environmentally down the road...they just want to be able to get there, alive! Those two have sort of a half-ass excuse not to participate at this particular time.
So! America becomes the only Nation that truly wants to leave the Climate Accords...and the reason for withdrawing is by far, the most criminal act, any Country could ever do to their people!!! Hitler's Germany may have exterminated a portion of its population. Trump's America, will Pollute our entire Nation right into extinction!!

While the rest of the world...including Putin and Kim Jung Un!...signed-on, start to resolve their disputes and work together for one common goal...the United States, is institutionally regressing into a very dangerous Isolationist mentality! It didn't work in the 30s, and certainly with Trump's chaotic Amateur White House...is not going to work at all, especially in today's electronic age of communications.

 "The very Essence of Leadership is that you have to have Vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet" ~~~ Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC

A President without a vision is doomed to catastrophically fail. The problem is, our President's only Vision in his 70 years of life is how much Money he and his Family can take before they gotta run!!...whether he Resigns, gets Impeached, or gets Arrested.
And then, you wonder why the Trump presidency has been such a miserable failure from the get-go?!?!

Alfred E Newman is more a Visionary than Trump could ever be!...and he doesn't even worry!
"American Leadership" once meant something around the world...Honor, Respect, and Trust. The Freedom, where anyone could come and achieve their dreams!...our leadership is what made the American Dream. "America! what a Country!" meant something very positive at one time.
Our Leadership as a Nation was America's greatest strength!

In Trump's Vision of pacifying and endearing our natural enemy, while selling out our Allies the same way he's selling out our Democracy...for Trump, it's always about the almighty Dollar!

Don the Con's "awesome" gift to the United States of America for electing him President?...a tiny middle finger, flipping off an entire Nation and the World while saluting everyone with a big "Bronx Cheer"!

America still doesn't get it!! It's not about making America Great or putting America First. It's about a big "F*ck You, America"! Selling out a Nation to Russia's influence! All, for a ton of laundered-up dirty Russian Money!
Now, we've lost the trust of our allies...actually, the trust of an entire world! American Diplomacy under Donald Trump has reverted back to its Imperialistic bully ways, with the reemergence of the world's most despised human being...the Ugly American is back!!

A host of world leaders...actually, every Ally and all our Enemies around the World, all working together to save this planet...Criticized and Shamed our President for such an enormously ignorant and stupid Decision. Interesting!

Now, you have your educationally deficient morons who believe Trump is the second coming of Christ.
And then you have the filth and immorality of rich & educated political slickers who just don't have the slightest care, and really don't give a sh*t what our legacy holds to our future generations!
And finally, you have the vast majority of this Country and certainly, the vast majority of the World who see Donald Trump's departure from Modern Civilization as a huge profit making sellout to the most polluting, heartless and immoral Industrialists in the United States...Koch Industries among others...the very same ones who have paid out close to $Billions$ in Court Settlements, Wrongful Deaths Verdicts, Record Fines by the EPA!
What do you see? The ever increasing Pollution of our skies, the deadly chemical infestation of our waters, from our Rivers and Streams to our Aqueducts! It's the destruction of our Forests, our Wildlife, the end of what "natural" Food supposed to be...and the beginning of America's craze for Gourmet Soylent Green! Sold to you by Monsanto...maker of Herbicides, luscious GMOs, and AstroTurf!

Our Country, if not the world...is under attack by Super Rich Industrialists who don't give a sh*t if the Earth disintegrates or not!...as long they can take it all with them before they die! Yes!! The degenerate sick mind of Trump and his Billionaire Club!
And they'll continue doing it more and more, cause We, the People are allowing it to continue!!!
The Family Trump are true examples of human waste...true life degenerates who would even steal all the charitable $$$ going for Kids with Cancer through all their numerous Fake Trump Charities, just like Donald did with the Vets!! Yes! the total indecency and shameless immorality of our 1st Family will never seize...that's what the live for!!

"Leadership is an opportunity to Serve. It is not a call to self-importance" ~~~ J. Donald Walters

Making yourself look important, and posing as President, just makes you look even more the asshole everyone already knows you are, Donny Boy! What's your luck? The GOP are all true Spineless Cowards with no Cojones to tell you to take a hike!
Their greed and your stupidity will be the Fall of Republicans in 2018, and of your Kingdom...even sooner!!

Planet Earth is currently inhabited by 7.5 Billion People!!...Yes! 7.5 Billion People who would all love to know that their Children and their Children's Children are going to simply be able to live and breathe fresh 21% Oxygen, rather than use a Mask &Tank until that's not enough and die! Is all about the ability to survive on this Earth!!

And out of all those Billions...you have around 300 people...yes, that's right, 300+ totally immoral human beings in this World who calls themselves Republicans, 300 sick minds who don't care or give a damn what happens to anyone ...as long as they can obtain all the material wealth humanly possible.
Greedy Low Life Billionaires prefer to stuff their mattresses with every single dollar and every penny they can scrounge...they probably think when they die, they can pay off God to stick around...rather than go directly to Hell.

American Leadership around the world is currently taking a 'forced' sabbatical. The Art of Trump Diplomacy has alienated all our Allies. And for the first time...at least in my lifetime...our Allies are publicly declaring; the United States cannot be trusted!!

In Foreign Affairs, Leaders around the World are learning how to respond to this pompous ass...including Mocking, like the Leaders of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland, mocking Trump's Orb. picture. His use of bully Politics to get things his way, Chastising our Allies and Appeasing our natural Enemy is getting nowhere!....except receiving the mistrust of both sides!
And his Batshit spectacles at every stop, is an embarrassment and an insult to the very fabric of American Leadership!

Our Leaderless American Diplomacy is on a very narrow dangerous road. While our greatness as a nation hits the rock bottom of the political gutter...Trumpism has brought back our Nation's Worst Political Diplomat from the dead...the Ugly American!

Umm? really makes sense!! Donald Trump, more than anyone alive is truly in every way, shape, and form...your quintessential, Ugly American!
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Resign, Impeached, Go to Jail, or what's behind Door 4

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Reports of a memorandum indicating Trump pressured the FBI to drop an inquiry into Russia ties capped weeks of serial bad headlines for the president
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The Trump Administration has been officially in a state of chaos since, Jan. 20th, 2017!...and the hits just keep on coming!

When the final 3 alternatives for Donald Trump are option 1) Resign 2) Get Impeached 3) Go Directly to Jail...The Trumpster will go for what's behind Door 4! A coup of our Democracy! In the case of Impeachment? Scene 1 Act 1: Declare Marshall Law, and suspend all elections (cause they are all rigged!) Then shut the "American Free Press", cause they're just Fake News and the enemy of Donald Trump...thus, the enemy of the State...and the enemy of the American People!

A Coup? Yes! more and more serious academics and politicos...including Yale University History Professor Timothy Snyder...are coming up with the same conclusion! If push comes to shove...in lieu of being Exposed or Impeached, a thin-skinned Donald Trump, in all his Trump fashion will attempt a "Putsch"! Most likely with the assistance of his 'Beer Hall' buddy Steve Bannon, coordinating things. But, like his Presidency...they 'all' expect he'll fail miserably!

Trump's assault on the 1st Amendment. Trump and Bannon's intention of removing piece by piece the 1st Amendment from American History: Freedom of the Press, and the Freedom of Speech & Expression...and he's already doing it!...by alienating our Free Press both literally, and alienating it from the Public. A systematic policy of False Information and blaming the "Fake News"...making it that more and more people everyday question's the Press!

Trumpism's deep hostility on the Press is not something new. As a child, he would not tolerate being criticized or mocked. As an Adult, Money Lawyers and lots of Money silenced his critics and his accusers. And now as King Pussy Grabber with absolute Power? Wanting to tear apart US Libel Laws to intimidate the press, cutting the press off, thoughts of eliminating Press Briefings, and forbidding coverage of Presidential Meetings inside the White House with Russian Ministers and Ambassadors...who are usually not supposed to be there, cause they're also infamously, Foreign Intelligence Officers!

Lesson One in "Politics 101 for Dummies"; It's not nice or politically wise to ever alienate your own Press, not when they can come back to haunt you some day with a swift kick of criminal exposure on your Prussian-Scottish arse! Oh, Donny!...Karma sure is a Bitch!

So! A White House meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, every Trump Administrators' best friend, the widely popular Russian Ambassador Sergei Kyslyak, and King Donald excluded the American Press...but the Orange Puppet, invited the Russian Press to join in the talks! Only hours after firing Jim Comey for investigating Him and Putin!

WTF?? What an insulting slap in the Face to all Americans by Donald Trump!! A President who favors America's longtime natural enemy, its Leader, and its 'State' Press, over his own Country?...anyway you cut it...Trump's a F**cking Traitor!!

And what did Trump and McMaster show the Russians? Deeply word coded, "Classified" intelligence information to the Russians at the Oval Office. Official WH horseshit tale? First Trump & McMaster denied it, then a couple of days later, they both admitted it. Interesting! Then, you wonder why the American Press was kept out?!?!

McMaster says it was perfectly correct to show the Russians the info. NO!!!! you don't show your longtime adversary or anyone else, the United States' most deeply held Secret Intelligence Information...it's called TREASON!...Julius & Ethel Rosenberg were guilty cause they sold Secrets. Trump & McMasters...they sold an entire Nation out!
And despicable sold out the "Source of the Info", and the town where his cover is deeply infiltrated!!
No lethal injection for the Trumpster...a "Gold" Electric Chair, with the ghosts of Julius and Ethel witnessing the end of a True Traitor!

Of course, next step for the Glory of Fascism is canceling Free Elections...it's hard to have Free Elections when everyone hates your guts! And now he's trying to convince his Kool-Aid Minions that Elections cause wide-spread fraud and crime...so it would be better just to eliminate them, altogether! And if that doesn't work? Burn the Americans' "Reichstag"...'that' psychology worked for Germany!

How ironic that comedians all joked about 2016 being "Our Last Election" and the end of Democracy!

Trumpism's continuous public attacks on Judges who don't agree with his views? Yes! they too are very seriously real! And his ideas of reforming the Judicial System to conform to and execute the Trumpster's Policies and Orders...or else? Echoes of those days, 1945-1949 Nuremberg, and its hangings!...especially the Judiciary ones.

The Trumpster's lack of humor and his disdain for Comics...cause they hurt the poor baby's little feelings is more than obvious. Prosecute Comedians? For exercising their constitutional right of Free Speech & Expression to critically make lewd jokes?...while hypocritically making his own embarrassing, and now historically lewd comments all his life, along with all his despicable actions to probably everyone in this Country, and don't forget his disrespectful manners towards Vets...and really...towards everyone else!
And never ever! forget his repulsive acts of mocking disabled people!

The problem? This thin-skinned narcissist is a 70yrs. old spoiled cry baby, who has temper tantrums if anyone, ever dares to make fun of him or criticize him!

Donny! Donny! Donny! Hey, listen bubeleh! Grow up, learn a little, put up with it, shut up, and just live Life before your Blood Pressure kills ya!...you sure do like sh*t! Listen, Don! Don't tell anyone...being criticized by the entire world, goes with the job!...it's that part of politics where a man's real character shows who's a real leader, and who's just a real wannabee! So, you wanted to be President??...surprise!!!

And the Republican Party? An absolutely successful Castration procedure by Trump and his Goons...almost unanimously partisan, they all march to beat of Trumpism with the complete lack of "Cojones" to stand, pull up their pants, zip them, and tell Trump their bromance is over...and it's time recover their Party and the dignity of their Souls!

Every single one of these spineless cowards, refuse to attend their respective community's continually angrier and rowdier Town Hall Meetings, cause they're screwing America for the Big Money, behind Door number 4!...and not a single one, is Macho enough to tell it to their faces!! Like their Grand Supreme Coward...sink America 1st and grab what you can, before you're out too!
Big Shame! on the American Public to permit all of this! These "Civil Servants" are all degenerates that know exactly what would happen if that Air of Authoritarian Living settles down over this Nation...yet, they don't give a f**k!

Trump, Russia, Flynn, & Cover-ups
"You can’t put in the fix by removing somebody"! John Dean knows a little bit about Scandals, Cover-ups, and Prison...18 months' worth! Take his word, America...he knows better about Presidential Politics and the Law than most other people around; “The firing raised so many questions. How can you conclude anything but that Trump knows he’s got problems? … Every move they make keeps signaling ‘coverup’...if they think they can influence the Russian investigation by removing Comey, they are naïve. I learned from my own experience that you can’t put in the fix by removing somebody.”

A Trump/Russia Investigation that every time someone opens his or her mouth, another Trump associate is connected to this whole mess. It's amazing how popular the Russian Ambassador is!...and how many people connected with The Family Trump, the Trump Corp, the Trump Campaign, the Trump Administration and all its Cabinet, Trump Business Associates, and even personal friends, knows this guy! Coincidence? Coincidences? when it's not just the Ambassador, but Russian Mobsters, Russian Bankers, Russian Business Developers, other assorted Ministers and other Russian Government Officials...including their ever present Russian "Attaches" (AKA) - Intel Agents. Every one of these Russians has had more than a casual personal contact or connections with about almost everyone ever connected to Donald Trump!...in one way or another!
That's one giant "Awesome" load of trash to convict for Treason!

So many Treasonous Acts by so many Trumpsters...using a new Scandal to Cover-up an older one, is just not going to work...it'll just be another addendum to the heap of insane actions. So, it all goes back to the Trump/Russian Investigation!...and you got to start with the star attraction...Michael Flynn, and his refusal to talk or deliver his documents unless he gets a plea bargain.
No problem, Mike! A Congressional subpoena for the Documents has been issued, and another one for you to testify!
This tale of unraveling events is becoming quite interesting...add James Comey into this mix and expect fireworks! He's testifying again, and this time in "Closed Hearing"...certainly, classified info is going to be passed around! Sooner or later, the scandal is going to erupt like a Volcano and burn a lot of Republicans...even more, than it already has...in Capital Hill! Comey? he's demanding one final Testimony...in Public, in front of the Senate Committee.

In today's world, people don't need to read much to see what is happening, nothing is truer than natural human emotions...and body language doesn't lie! TV screens don’t lie!! The Truth is right in front of you, and you just can't hide from it, anymore!!

All of Trump's own Conflicts of Interests are a mere speck, compared to this Criminal Act of Conflict of Interest: A President under criminal investigation, firing the Man who is Investigating him and the Russians?
Then a Criminal Act of Treason...inviting the Russian Officials to the WH, kicking the American Press out, and showing the Russkies ultra-sensitive Classified Info???
No imbecilic horseshit tale of how Comey hurt his poor friend, Crooked Hillary, with that fake email scandal...days before the Election, and no tales of how Legal is the treasonous act of showing Highly Sensitive US Intelligence to a Foreign Government that's not even one of our Allies!...but, our Adversaries!!!

You can't hide the cover-up of Russian assistance and interference in his narrow win, anymore! Confirmed evidence suggests the Russian Government 'was' actively involved in helping Trump by a massive systematic plan of discrediting Clinton, and other types of hackings directly affecting the Election...also, the amount of Rouble Invested on their Puppet, circulated via Slush Funds and the final Money Laundering involving Trump, Russian Bankers, Putin, and Deutsche Bank in Germany!
And, are still actively Involved in destabilizing our American Democracy, throughout the Country!

Changing his own story from Sessions' Recommendation...which would be considered a criminal act for violating his recusal...to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's Advice to fire Comey. Now, that Rosenstein threatened to resign if accused of that Lie, Trump recanted that tale and changed his story all together...again!
Now? he was going to eventually fire Comey, regardless of anyone's recommendation!...really?

Strong Warnings from Barack Obama, when Obama and Trump met at the White House following the Elections. And from Sally Yates, when she brought him all her evidence to the White House...18 days before Trump fired Flynn.

Donald Trump has in his own ingenious way, managed to trap himself in a web where there's really no way out! What you see is a man desperately trying to hide his actions, his connections, and his timeline, from being exposed for being the person America and the rest of the World already know he really is; A little man-child who's Vladimir Putin's Puppet!

"You can’t put in the fix by removing somebody"! The Trumpster's fatal flaw?...firing people right and left like the Apprentice, all to cover up his lifelong unbelievable knack for corruption! Stupid is as Stupid Does...and the more he screws up, the louder the call for a treasonous Cover-up!

But in the end, it all comes down to the Prosecution and Impeachment processes. If the GOP and the DOJ get their way, and cowardly let it all just fade away? Then, my friends...it's time to learn the virtues of Fascism and White Nationalism...and seriously become informed of its consequences!

Dear America! Avoid that "Fabulously Awesome" Kool-Aid, our President and his "Beer Hall Putsch" pals are feverishly trying to push the public to swallow!...keep away from the Trump horseshit and its addiction to that Taste of Ignorance!
But most important of all...really! more important than anything else!...please! stay away from their revolting and sick Prussian Nazi world of"Schadenfreude"!!
Schadenfreude; "The Pleasure or Self-satisfaction derived from the misfortunes or failures of others", and "Delighting in other people's Misfortunes", is costing this Nation irreparable damage of disrespect from the World, that will not be repaired till way after we're all gone from this Earth...yet, not too many in this Country ever think about it and/or its implications!

Americans! We're precisely at the pinnacle of the darkest moment in the 241 years of our extremely fragile Democracy! Resist and Never Surrender to Trumpism's wave of ignorance!...or accept living an Authoritarian Lifestyle!

Just remember! We, the People are stronger than any major Autocrat or two-bit Dictator could ever be!...if this Nation turns towards Fascism, it's because 'we' allowed it to happen! The fate of this shallow little worm, but, way much more important...the fate of our Nation...is in our hands!!
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 Trump & Nepotism: Keeping it all in the Family

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Thanks to Donald Trump’s dynastic planning, the U.S. will finally beat the British at the royalty glitz game
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“Society is composed of Two Great Classes…those who have more Dinners than Appetite, and those who have more Appetite than Dinners” ~~~ Nicolas Chamfort 

We’re Living in a Society where Class disparity has widened considerably, slowly ridding the Middle Class’ existence, and opening the wide Gap between the elite 1% of our population and the rest 99% of this Nation. 
The biggest gap ever! And now, a Political Party with an Administration that’s literally in every way, shape, or form…is seriously robbing the Poor, completely blind…and giving it all to the Rich!! 

 Look at his “Awesome” Trumpcare!…cuts 24 million people from their Healthcare Benefits and divvy — up the $$$ into massive Tax Cuts for Billionaires, afterward. 

To no one’s surprise, this repulsive group of greedy old bastards’ most orgasmic thrill? Better than sex! The dream of “Laissez-Faire” style Economics in the Trump Administration…as “Regulation” free, and as “Tax” free…as possible! 

And while people, like Trump’s Billionaire Cabinet Club, rips off all the constituents of their respective Departments, of everything they can possibly take…the Family Trump in its entirety continues on its merry way…overindulging themselves in all the riches and advantages the position of President can bring…and all, 100% at Taxpayers’ expense!! 

Third World Dictatorships, Major Authoritarian Regimes…and now, a Democratic Government…are run as Kleptocracies with an abundant use of Nepotism and Cronyism. It’s plain old fashioned open corruption! 
Most of the Country keeps saying; “How can all this go on, and nobody’s doing anything about it”?…are we all caught, trapped in the Batshit mind of Trumpism?…trying to determine what’s Fake and what’s Real? what’re the Facts and what’s the Alternative Facts? 
For those with even a minimal of Education…It only takes common sense! 

Living the “Life of Riley” for their entire lives…and now, able to do it without spending a single dime? Legally?!?! 
Do they really care on the example their pompous lifestyle promotes?…why would they? They really don’t know any better!…just look at them, it’s in their DNA. 
Looking down from their “Golden” Penthouse, high atop Trump Tower, people look small and faceless…which allows for the natural Trump Indifference and Ignorance to nourish and shine! 

How the Trumps are Sucking out our Taxes: start with his weekly vacations!
Living in the White House would the logical thing to do…in the case of Melania Trump, the “official” First Lady…you can’t blame her to prefer to live in all her splendour with all her Diamonds & Pearls, way up in her Manhattan Tower with her ‘own’ son, than to come down and move into the White House with her pussy grabbing, “marital rape is not a crime” type of husband! 

The taxpayers’ cost to keep her safe at Trump Towers? $1,000,000.00 million dollars per day!…naturally, it’s expected we all forego such trivial things such as Food for the Sick and the Elderly, and School Lunches for Kids less fortunate…we can forego little things like that, so Our First Lady can eat Gourmet and do anything and go anywhere that tickles her fancy. 

Weekend Trips to Florida at his Mar-A-Lago Estate runs at $3 million a pop…the trip to Aspen for the entire clan? $3 million more. Plus $12,208.25 on rental ski equipment and clothing at the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club…for the Secret Service!! 

 And don’t forget all those Golf Trips? Poor baby boy! He has to relieve all that stress of doing absolutely nothing, but sign Executive Orders! Yes, Mel Brooks had it right! Trump’s so much more the épitomé of a horny Governor William J LePetomane…you know?!?! “Just sign it! Take the pen and think of your Girlfriend!…Work! Work! Work!…Hello, Boys! had a good night’s rest? I missed you!!” 
Ahhyup! that’s the Trumpster, all right! 

Estimated costs counting future trips…Domestic and Foreign…and both Public and Private? Over $1 Billion Dollars…give or take a few Million…for 1 year!!! 
Hopefully, for the Taxpayers’ pocketbooks, his Presidency won’t last too many years. 

And how about the White House? Trump’s lawyer?…$2–3.4 Million/year! Kellyanne Conway? $800,000!! And We, the Suckers…and our Taxes…are paying for this total idiot’s Salary?!?! Please, where can I go and get a Civil Service Job for $800K?? 
We are paying for 100 Secret Service Agents…more than any President in History! And with a daughter and Son-in-Law that now has Top Security Clearances? 
That’s more Agents and a larger cost…all to keep a 35-year-old socialite princess from becoming the 2nd Trump to get compromised by Russia, just like they did with her notoriously stupid father. 

 And then, there’s the cost and expenses to fly the Trump Boys around the world, all so they can continue making their own financial deals for the Trump Organization. And Jared Kushner? Dealing in “personal” financial interests, while officially representing the United States Government? 

A little “Conflict of Interest” here and there? They don’t care!…they’ll continue doing it, because the American People in a whole, appears not to really care what the hell they do! Not, until America gets fed-up, and realizes We, the Taxpayers are helping these schmucks screw us while making $Millions$…meanwhile We, the People starve, get sick, go homeless, and lose our jobs, all, because of Trump’s Draconian Policies!! 

So why? why?? does Donald and Melania Trump remind so many people of the pompous era of Ruling Class France? And the excess of overflowing riches…along with all the Champagne and Caviar able to be consumed by Louis and Marie…while an entire Country lay starving! 
There’s only so much any population will ever put up with, including this Nation…Louis and Marie would have been better off if they would’ve eaten some of that great “Cake” she recommended so much, and maybe try to understand the plight of a Nation. 
They didn’t…and knowing Donald and Melania, they won’t either. Hopefully, they won’t meet the same fate! 

 Nepotism in the Trump White House? As Eric Trump boasted; “Nepotism is kind of a factor in the Trump Family Life, and I’ve never let my Dad down”! 
Having his politically inexperienced, slimy Kids with more than enough Legal Court experience, a la Dad, put their 2 cents worth on WH matters? The Donald did not choose too wisely!…but, Trump is infamous for Family First, Family Second, Family Third… and the rest of America? and all his creditors? Dead Last!! 

Eric, Don Jr, Ivanka, and her husband, Jared are all a younger versions of Le Grande Orange…the fact: Donald Trump is a disgusting and deplorable degenerate of a human being with no shame or moral values whatsoever, and who could care less about his own Country, and care more about his own greed and ambitions of Wealth and Power! 
The kids? From the same greedy and slimy Trump mold…especially Eric. Jared? That’s a whole other story . 

It’s not hard to see why it’s not so secret anymore! With the Kids openly talking about the White House, that the “Real” 1st priority as President, is Trump’s personal business (Trump Corp), “Maximizing the ‘Profitability’ of the Trump Brand”…and not the Country whom he insists; “Elected me by a Landslide”. 

For the Family Trump, the more the better!…and the Kids are all following in the footsteps of the Trump Immorality! A Haut Monde family living out their phony lives, like Dad, in their own little world…overlooking Gotham from their own little towers.

Conservative Christian America likes to use the parables of Jesus on the Mount…the “Shining City upon a Hill”…to them, it represents a manifestation of what they want America to be and look like. To them, that “Shining City” is true “American Exceptionalism”…in its ugliest form. 

Well, it’s reality time!…that “City upon a Hill” has become a vast Metropolis, a hodge-podge of a Multi-Cultural, Multi-Ethnic, and a Multi-Religious Society. 
And it’s not too “Shiny”, anymore!…if anyone, especially on the Right Side of the Aisle wants to regress to the security of yesteryear? Sorry! but yesteryear is dead and buried…Bye! Bye! So long! and a good riddance Farewell!…cause yesterday will never return! You ‘will’ progress and evolve, whether you want to or not…along with everyone else! So, just live with it!

For the Trump clan? The Nepotism, the open corruption, the graft, and extortion he and his family undertakes worldwide, with an occasional joint venture by his Cabinet Club, like the “Exxon/Russia” Megadeal, which Tillerson applied for a waiver from the Sanctions. Waivers, that now appears is not going to come. 
In the end, it’ll always come down to a Trump’s only interest; “Maximizing the ‘Profitability’ of the Trump Brand”. 

Being continually exposed in front of the world as a Politician, it’s more than a little embarrassing to America!!…exposing the true character of the man? He’s a downright insult to America, and an insult to all the good things We, the People have accomplished through the years while becoming the envy of the World. 

You don’t have to be rich to have “Class”…and for the Trump Clan? About the only “Class” they do have is their Financial Classification Status. Their personal Moral Character? They’re all just Rich Trash!!
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The Embarrassments of Amateur Statesmanship

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Slashing the State Department and the U.N. is preparation for Bannon's "clash of civilizations" "There's no question this is a hard-power budget," budget director Mick Mulvaney said of President Trump’s proposal to slash spending on diplomacy while increasing military spending. "It is not a soft-power budget....The president very clearly wants to send a message to our allies and our potential adversaries that this is a strong-power administration.
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"For Diplomacy to be effective, words must be credible…and no one can doubt the word of America" ~~~ George W. Bush

You're right, George! No one would've doubted the Word of America!...but, in the age of Trumpism? Our International Credibility is at an all-time Low…like, as in…Zero?!?! 

Donald Trump has been a pathological Liar all his life…. It's not new! The entire world knows the true character of this scumbag, Snake Oil Salesman…from Banks around the World, where he cumulatively owes them, literally, in the $Billions$…to the host of creditors (3,500+ and counting) suing the Trumpster for lack of payment, among other things. 
The incredible horseshit that flows out of this man's mouth is not even credible with the majority of his own aficionados!...only his hardcore of rabid fanatics, afflicted by a very serious case of terminal stupidity…eats up all his shit! 

At a time of crisis, when the words of the President of the United States…in front of the entire world…means more than just a Twitter Rant. When our President has to address our Country or even the World on serious and grave matters…he must be believed!! 
But, how can someone believe a man, who's known to continuously lie between every other breath he ever takes? A man whose White House Policies actively promotes the use of Rumors, Misinformation, Fabricated Stories, "Alternative Facts", Assumptions, and plain blatant Lies…malicious Lies! 

And considering his association with the likes of Roger Stone, Kelly Anne Conway, Reince Priebus, Steve Bannon, and Master Vlad?...who can believe what Donald Trump ever says?? 
Not truly able to believe our own President during a World Crisis makes for an extremely dangerous time for this Nation...It makes our Country as vulnerable as it has ever been! 

 "Emotion is always the enemy of wise Statesmanship" ~~~ Stephen Kinzer 

 A President with a terrible neurotic behavior, as unprofessional, as psychologically volatile and educationally unfit, as the Orange Führer, is…an Amateur, playing in his own little world of Alternative Reality, but, with a dangerous terrifying agenda!…now is dealing in the real world of Statesmanship and Diplomacy, dealing with Real Players, the Real Pros on the World's Political Stage! 
Now, knowing the shallow transparent character of our President?… how much could you really trust Donald Trump? A sad commentary, but true.  

You can forget about the well-being of good Public Relations in this Trump Administration. Their Foreign Policy is not about winning the Hearts and Minds of anyone!…the incredible disrespect for another Sovereign Nation, continues. Now, another ally, Germany! 
The Rudeness and Disrespectful manners by Trump towards Chancellor Angela Merkel, just shows how Amateurish this US Presidency is under Trump! 
Hey! what do you really expect? He's a man with absolutely no character whatsoever, and definitely no class! 

He's an insult to America, and everything it stands for! And such an embarrassment in front of the World, whenever this Clown opens his mouth and pretends to speak! 

Diplomacy and Statesmanship are quickly vanishing in the era of Trumpism!…besides, with the cutbacks on State Dept. Personnel, which will place the Embassies at half-staff?…our diplomatic efforts and communication within the Embassies around the world, will be so incapacitated that it can easily become the makings for another extremely dangerous International situation!...yes! They're the same gang of terminally stupid humanoids that complained about Benghazi and its "Lack of Security"! 

There's a good reason why British Parliament wants to "Ban" Trump from entering the country. It’s pretty bad when the President of the United States is banned from entering England…"Official Business" or Not...and Scotland is not too fond of Trump, either. '
Whether a Legitimate or Illegitimate President, we're all stuck with this douchebag, together!…together till We, the People decides when enough is enough and get rid of the Orange Glow that's making people dumb and dumber, as the days go by! 

 If the first 60 days, is an example of the next 4 years?!?! Donald J Trump has not shown any sort of Leadership skills, whatsoever in Foreign Policy! His Rudeness and Disrespect towards Leaders of other Nations…and the indifference by which he treats them all. 
All the traits of your quintessential Psychopath?...yes! There's no such thing as Statesmanship from this lowly Amateur! 

Will he Apologize to Barack Obama? To the British Government? To Germany? To Sweden? How about Australia? And you know, he could care less about Mexico! 
The "Macho Bully" inside this creature never, ever Apologizes to anyone in his life! Yet the "Spineless Coward" inside whatever soul remains, is an Apologist extraordinaire for Russia, Russian Intelligence, and Vladimir Putin!...while attacking the integrity of our own American Intelligence Community! Umm!...there's certainly something wrong with that picture.

It really all comes down to; If there's an impending World Crisis…first, how can you believe whatever this Puppet says? Second, and much more important…how much can you really Trust Donald Trump with your life?
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America's Enemy: A Free Press or Trump's Fascism

America's Enemy: A Free Press or Trump's Fascism | Society, Politics, And Culture | Scoop.it
Trump’s branding of the press as an "enemy" seems less an attempt to influence coverage than an invitation to repression and even violence.
Richard Schatten's insight:
"Our Liberty depends on Freedom of the Press, and that cannot be limited without being lost. Where the Press is Free, and every man able to read, all is safe" ~~~ Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was a notorious believer of a Free and Independent Press. Those standards remained fairly respectable for all these years…till Donald J Trump appeared on the scene and lowered 'that bar' right down to his level. Screw Thomas Jefferson…and every other President that understood and respected the Fourth Estate.
Why would he respect it, when he doesn't respect anyone or anything? He's the most disrespectful and disgraceful President in US History!

Donald Trump, who always keeps a copy of "My New Order", a collection of Adolf Hitler's Speeches on his nightstand, has officially declared an unprecedented War on the American Free Press…and the Institution in general, since the BBC is now "Fake News", too. "The Media is the Enemy of the American People"!

For the 1st time in American History, our Country has a President that vilifies and disrespects the Press…hey, it's just President Drumpf following the footsteps of Adolf Hitler's "Lugenpresse" (Lying Press) cry! Yes! Adolf Schicklgruber, and his cries condemning the Press as the "Enemy of the State". And like Vladimir Lenin…Trump wouldn't mind whatsoever, the censorship, the shutdown, or the elimination of our Free Press.

The Media (Press) is the Enemy of the American People?? Very profound words!…since the Press represents the Voice of We, the People…he's pretty much, declaring war against America!! If he's going to Make America Great Again, he has to destroy our Greatness first…but, to make it Great Again?...it's going to take way, way more than another of Trump's Con to put this Country back together.

The Trump Administration's systematic agenda to silence it's critics…primarily, a hostile Press…is Part 1 of the Big Picture, as seen through the visions of Steve Bannon and carried out by a Stooge. At the same time, Putin is playing Trump for the Fool he really is…while the world watches and wonders when, or if ever, America will wake up from their catatonic state of Stupidity and Ignorance, fire his sorry ass, and evict him from the White House!

I've said it before and I'll say it again; Without Freedom of the Press, there's no Freedom of Speech! Our Republic has lasted 241 years because for 241 years 'our' Free Press has kept the Government in check. Now, the Trump Administration has declared War on the Press…Attacking and Vilifying the Freedoms of the Fourth Estate, while promoting an agenda of mass misinformation and distortion never seen before.

Our Constitution is under attack! our 1st Amendment is under attack! our Fourth Estate is under direct attack!…if you look at the picture of our present Government in action; a funny surreal reality show that's no big deal, and in 4 years he'll be up for renewal and we can either cancel him or keep him, then. If you see American life this way, you may not need to worry about another election in 4 years…you've seen the last in our lifetime!

Former White House Correspondent Helen Thomas, who possibly has more experience than anyone else when it comes to questioning Presidents, once said; "We in the Press have a special role since there is no other Institution in our Society that can hold the President Accountable. I do believe that our Democracy can endure and prevail, only if the American People are Informed". That "Information" is exactly what the present US Administration truly prefers to silence!! Using a Policy of mass Misinformation, Double Talk with Facts & Alternative Facts, and Psychological Warfare. Misinforming the masses and convincing them to believe the Illusion that all Trump Lies are the Ultimate Truth…and the Truth itself, is just a bunch of Lies or Fake News…it keeps lazy minded people Ignorant enough and guessing if what they hear is Real or just another Lie. Manipulate and Condemn all the News as Fake…delegitimize the Press…only what our "all knowing" Führer says, is Fact!
As they say; "Repeat a Lie over and over, sooner or later people will take it as the Truth"…yes! It's classic Joseph Goebbels' Nazi Propaganda! And in 'this' White House?…what's new?

The total open disregard of the Truth is as grave a situation as our Nation has ever endured...and in extremely dangerous times. A President who considers the Press as the enemy of Truth from the very beginning of his run…stating how he would change the Libel Laws so he could sue the Press, while urging everyone to sue the Press, too!
Now, even the BBC has been deemed Fake News! So, I guess Trump's war is with all News Medias throughout the world, not just the United States'…but not Russia's, naturally! How sweet of him.

A Presidency without a Free Press is a Dictatorship!…no matter how much Horseshit they spread out on their explanation why the "Fake News Media" should be stopped and banned!…only News approved by the Administration is to be reported cause "the President will 'not' be questioned". Freedom of the Press, allows you to read and think…no matter what Ideology or Political Leaning you have, you have the right to read, think, and criticize your Government…it's your Constitutional Right!!

It's vital that a Free Press continues to report and analyze the News!…expose the Lies, the open Corruption, the Conflicts of Interests, the Embezzlements, the Graft, the war within our Intelligence community, Russian Interference & infiltration of the White House…and the Compromising of our Country's Leader!…do not allow yourself to be intimidated by a con-artist, folks! Resist! and question Trump on everything!
Now, more than ever! continually press for the Truth, the Whole Truth, and nothing but the Truth. And never settle for the Administration's Alternative Facts!...the President must be held accountable for all his actions!...he's not above the law, whether he's a Legitimate or an Illegitimate President.

When all news is condemned, the single voice left is always Authoritarian…in the words of the latest and greatest WH douchebag spokesman, Stephen Miller; "The Power of the President will not be questioned"!! Sounds like Social Indoctrination, to me. Umm! Interesting!...Trump's actions will never be questioned?!?!

WTF?? We, the People cannot question the actions of our own President? Reeeaaalllyyy!?!? Well...and if they are questioned?... then what??
Which brings me to a question; It's the Undocumented and the Muslims, who are currently persecuted. If that holds up to its fascist norm…the "Documented" comes next… in order by Race, Color, and Creed.
If there's no one to speak up? When will they come for you?? Sieg Heil, America!
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Hear Them Roar!...Women's March trumps Inauguration

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer tried to downplay and minimize the anti-Trump tones expressed by many at the Women's March on Washington, which was proof that the action taken by millions hurt the new president.
Richard Schatten's insight:
"Women, if the Soul of the Nation is to be saved, 'you' must become its Soul" ~~~ Coretta Scott King

Ever since God created Woman, Man has had the notion that the Male of the species…because of their natural physical strength…is a far superior being than the Female. Ever since the days of the Caveman with his handy club…Man, in all of his Machismo…has tried to maintain dominance over women. Throughout the ages, Male Chauvinism has ruled every aspect of Society in this World.

But as we continuously evolve as a Society, while some Men still have their heads stuck up those "Caves", or more likely in the Gutter…it's been the Woman in the forefront of Progress the last 218 years or so. Women, who have championed the righteous fights for Civil Liberties, Social Change, and Social Justice.

The Women's March on Versailles…October 5th, 1789…was the defining moment of the French Revolution, when 7,000+ "Angry Women" packed with Pitchforks and Muskets, marched to the Palace of Versailles and said to Louis & Marie; Guess who's going to eat Cake, now?...Monsieur Guillotine will even "Slice" it for ya!

In 1903, Mary Harris (Mother) Jones made America aware of the plight of Children, working under Draconian conditions…by taking kids out from their factories and having them parade in mass demonstrations. The Demonstrations eventually lead to America's Child Labor Laws!

The late 19th and early 20th Century saw political actions by the Suffragist Movement. Frustrated with the Abolitionists, they began mass demonstrations in 1911, demanding Women's Right to Vote
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In 1916 and 1917, Suffragists picketed the White House and 218 women were arrested and brutally beaten by Jailhouse Guards. Results of those actions after the public outrage? The 19th Amendment was created…guaranteeing Women, the Right to Vote!
 
In 1914 and 1915, Lucy Parsons led mass Demonstrations in San Francisco and Chicago over the concerns of the Unemployed and the Homeless.
In 1917, 15,000 marched in New York City. The issue of the Protests? Racial Discrimination and Lynching.

And in the 1960s, the "Independence" of the American Woman roared into the public's eye. Thanks to women activists like Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem. And ladies in Washington who made their voices heard, like Bella Abzug, Margaret Chase Smith, and Shirley Chisholm…whether they're liked or not…these women were largely responsible for the changes in the general perception and attitude about the "Weaker Sex"!

The American Woman is not June Cleaver, anymore! She's now bright, intelligent, and well versed in the use of Education and Communication. A person who is totally qualified in every way, shape, and form possible to run a Corporation. Many are there, now! but the Male Chauvinist Status Quo will continue…like always…to impede the progress women make!!

Now, we have another Historic March…probably, the most Dramatically Historic March in American History…if not, the most historic in World History! It was a show to end all shows…even Donald Trump's attempt to upstage the March failed miserably with his "Breaking News" appearance in Langley, Virginia. After his schpiel at the CIA…he was cut off, right back to the broadcast of the March.

His 1st 2 Days as President hasn't gone too well. 2 straight days of mediocre ratings…but, worst of all?…being upstaged by Women!!
Women!...lots and lots of angry "Nasty" women, protesting their Equal Rights, their Human Rights, Reproductive Rights, their Rights to proper Health Care, and their Rights to protection from Pu**y Grabbing Misogynist Bullies, Sexual Predators, and Rapists.
 
But the day wasn't just about women issues; Immigration Reform, Racial Discrimination, Voter Rights, Civil Rights, Obamacare, Education, the Environment, whatever else…

No one has ever said Women cannot inspire!…the respect for their causes has brought out the Men, the Gay community, Blacks, Hispanics, Muslims, the Young, and the Elderly…and because of their continuously determined fight for Social Justice?…they were joined by the Rest of the World! Almost 500,000 in Washington DC…determined by Crowd Scientists, Marcel Altenburg and Keith Still…as 3x the size of the Inauguration.
Of course, with the Word "Science" attached…Trump and Republican Circles will dismiss it as Lies and Fake News…like the proof of the pudding Photographs of the Crowds with Obama and with Trump, side by side, and the Film showing the empty stands during the parade…with more cops lined up on one side of the barriers, than people sitting in the stands.
Next horseshit Tale?? They were Photoshopped!…just tell them the "Alternative Truth"!…their minions will believe that, too!

There was at least one March in every of the 50 States. Cities and Towns throughout the Country, of every size…from 30, 50, 100 people to thousands…
400,000+ in New York City, 750,000 in Los Angeles, 250,000 in San Francisco, 100,000 next door in Oakland, and 20,000 in Sacramento, and 50,000 in San Diego.
In the Heart of Dixie, Birmingham Alabama 10,000! Then you got 250,000 in Chicago, 100,000 in Portland, and so forth…an entire Country voicing their displeasure for a man, who most consider an illegitimate President.
The Facts: Let's just say that over 2 Million people Marched throughout the United States…while the Trump Inauguration couldn't even give away tickets…for free!! and couldn't even fill an NFL standardized size Stadium.

Millions!! Amazingly the March continued throughout the World…whether from concerns about a Trump Administration, concerned about the issues, or in support of their sisters and brothers in America…their voices also roared!
100,000 in London, with Marches in Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Athens, Tokyo…and in countries as far as Australia and New Zealand, Thailand, Japan, India, South Korea, Switzerland, Sweden, Scotland, and much more!

It must be hard for someone to know, millions and millions of people throughout the world and millions in his own country believe he's a totally unqualified piece of excrement who only cares about #1
Anyone else, would be embarrassed and ashamed of himself for all his actions…President Trumpster, being the indecent human being that he is…could care less what anyone's causes or problems are.

For the next 4 years, the problems within America and our problems outside our shores will be under the guidance of this Country's "Second Banana". While Trump tries to act important…the real importance in his life is to rip off this country for as much as he can get.
A man who believes…yes! Believes!…that "To the Victors, goes the Spoils". Donald Trump essentially said; he finds no problem with "Stealing" another Country's Oil! That's an International War Crime!
But, for a man with no Morals and even lesser Values? It's all about $$$$ and how much he can make around the world before he gets booted out or ends up in Jail!!

What the general consensus rapidly considers as the Largest & Greatest Protest March in History, it shows what the Power of Women can achieve…combined with Activists with the same Ideals, and people in general who truly and passionately cares. Trump may not care about those women, or their cause…but to mainstream Republicans? It's destroying their ulcers!

Women, Men, Children, the Old, the Young, the Blacks, and the Whites…a truly united Global Gathering…because, our problems are their problems, their plight for Social Justice is our plight for Social Justice!
It was a total Global effort beyond any description, whatsoever. When you have Millions of Women, joined by millions more who supports them and want to vent 'their' own anger!

When you see the masses of People…millions in the United States, and millions more throughout the entire World…even in Antarctica!!
When you see a World Protest of this magnitude aimed at Donald Trump, his personal Character flaws, his lack of political understanding, his Policies, and the GOP?
When you see all of that…you'll understand the seriousness of the issue at hand, the political dangers of the situation, and the dire consequences. A problem that will need immediate attention. But in the world of "Alternative Facts"? Does the Trumpster understand?...or even care?

The Success of the 2017 Women's March on Washington, showed something that President P**sy Grabber will never ever understand!…but, it sure frightens the living hell out of Republicans!
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Making the Most of Treason...Trump Style 

"Jews with Russian citizenship" might be to blame for US election hack.
Richard Schatten's insight:
Since Day Number One, Donald Trump has been running around in circles like a chicken with his head cut off...it's his phobia about being exposed as a Patsy, a stooge used by the Russians in return for Russia handing him the Presidency! 

Every guilty person lives a life of self-denial! If a man is Innocent, he doesn't have to repeat himself publicly 100 times a day to proclaim his innocence...if he's guilty?...like in Trump's case, his guilt just gushes out as quick as his Lies, do! Trump is so transparent, he's his own worst enemy! 

So, if Donald Trump is Innocent; why has He impeded in every way possible, every effort by the American Intelligence Community into stopping the Russian Intelligence's Computer Aggression against the United States, in an effort to destroy American Democracy, our Sovereignty, and our very way of life? 

Why?? "We assess that Russian Intelligence Services will continue their efforts to disseminate 'False Information' via Russian State-controlled Media & Covert Online Personas, about US Activities to encourage anti-US Political views"…"We have seen Russian Activities & Intentions to Impact the 2018 Election Cycle" ~~~ Office of Director of National Intelligence 

The NSA's Director Mike Rogers, who's also the Head of the US Cyber-Command at the Pentagon asked Donald Trump for Orders to allow the US Cyber-Command to stop all known Russian Hacks directed at the 2018 Elections. Trump? Naturally, refused to order attacks at Russians attacking the integrity of American Elections...again!! 
Rogers, merely confirmed what's been happening for way too long; "Even as Our Nation is under attack from a Russia, determined to subvert our Democracy, the President has not directed any relevant agencies to 'defend' the Country"!! 

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said; "For months, we have seen Russian Activity & intentions to 'Impact' the 2018 Election Cycle…and, with some 'visible' reluctance from the Administration to do something about it"! 

FBI Director Christopher Wray publicly called for the White House to halt Devin Nunes' Bogus "Memo" on the Russian Investigation. He cited grave concerns about the phony memo used as a Political tool to further discredit Mueller and obstruct the Investigation. “Making this Memo Public will almost certainly Impede our ability to conduct clandestine activities operating outside any legal or judicial system on an International Scale”!...absolutely nothing from Trump. 

A CULTIVATED STOOGE OWNED BY A RUSSIAN ASSASSIN: Russian Corruption in the United States? Alexander Torshin, a "Russian Politician" with very close ties to Vladimir Putin, has been "cultivating" a relationship with an easily corruptible group, the NRA, for years. Torshin illegally funneled $Millions$ via the NRA to the Trump Campaign. 

Trump vehemently refuses to Impose Sanctions on Russia. Sanctions for sabotage and directly hacking US Elections. Sanctions passed overwhelming by a Bipartisan Congress, Veto-proof at 517-5! 
That's 419-3 by the US House, and 98-2 by the US Senate! That's as Bipartisan as it ever going to get! But, he still refuses to Impose Sanctions! 

The question Inquisitive Americans continue to ask; Why??? Why won't he Impose Russian Sanctions ordered by the United States Congress?? 
And if Congress passes a Veto-Proof Bill, whether he tries to Veto it or doesn't Sign it...could those actions in some way, not obeying the orders passed by Congress...put Trump in Contempt of Congress? 

It's the continuing story of Comrade Trump's firm refusal to blame Russia...despite incontrovertible evidence that the Russians attacked our Elections in 2016, and the word from all the Heads of America's Intelligence Community that they'll do it again in 2018. 
Trump continues to exonerate Putin of any wrongdoings. 

Donald Trump is a Russian Apologist...to the extreme! A man who openly admires Russia's Intelligence, while cutting down and Castigating his own American Intelligence Community. 
An extremely ignorant and willing fool caught in Vladimir Putin's Web of Foreign Intrigue, Corruption, Murdered/Jailed Opponents & Journalists, Russian Mob, Oligarchs, and full-blown Kleptocracy! 

But, could he just be an Ignorant & Clueless Asset, cultivated by a slew of former KGB agents?...as the Steele Dossier truly suggests...including by a former KGB Lt. Colonel, Vladimir Putin?

King Fool has been compromised by his buddy...Vladimir the Crazy Ivan! 

Whether compromised by Pee Pee Tapes, Pedophilia activities, Money dealings, or even a pledge to deliver the United States of America; lock, stock, & barrel to Russia...everything for the right price! Whatever that price might have been, really doesn't matter...Donald J Trump is going down!! 

TRUMP: A COWARDLY & SPINELESS APOLOGIST...THE MAKING OF A TRAITOR? 
1) "I strongly pressed President Putin twice about Russian Meddling in our Election. He vehemently denied it. I've already given my opinion...I believe him" 2) "He's running his Country and at least he's a leader, unlike what we have in this Country (Obama)" Trump told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" in December 2015. 3) Trump defended Putin 2 times against charges that he's a Killer by saying in effect that "The US is no better or different" & "You think our Country is so different"? 
4) Agreed with Putin that the Press is Fake, and we should get rid of them!...not mentioning the hundreds of Journalists killed or Jailed in Russia. Also believes opponents like in Russia, should all be Jailed! 
5) When Bill O'Reilly pressed Trump, calling Putin a "Killer", Trump continued his defense. "Well, take a look at what we've done, too", he said of American Leaders. "We've made a lot of mistakes". Still, with all his might...defended Putin! 
6) Putin showed an animated video presentation of a new Russian Missle System that can pinpoint the strike accurately. It showed the Missile aimed & hitting the United States...pinpointed at Florida, and directly at Mar-a-Lago! 

That was a direct slap in the face by Russia and Trump's Puppet Master, himself, at Trump and the United States!...and our spineless Coward-in-Chief took it like the Coward he is, kept his famous trap, for once shut and didn't utter a word! 

7) Trump broke security practice of not permitting Russian Intelligence Agents in the White House's Oval Office. Happily telling his visitors he just fired James Comey, he then ordered all his staff out of the office...including the Chief of Staff, the VP, the Sec of State, White House Counsel, and all the American Press. 

Then, while being all alone with the Russian Ambassador, the Foreign Minister, and a Russian Press Photographer, he proceeded to show them America's Intelligence Community's Confidential "Top Secret" Info! Info that went public and cost Israel's top spy inside ISIS to be dangerously exposed! 

That alone is considered Treason...and the Rosenbergs were Executed for far less!

Our American Intelligence Community all agree, and has been confirmed that Russia...by hook or by crook...is poised to influence and even steal the 2018 Election Cycle! 
How are we going to stop them with a President who clearly doesn't want to interfere with Moscow's intentions in America???

It's how far We, the People are willing to go and demand Trump's ouster...one way or another! 

There's no doubt anymore that Trump is Guilty as Sin! No doubt he's been compromised by the Russkies!...whether through Blackmail or his own brilliantly stupid Finagling. 
He's totally 100% owned by Vlad!...and his Mueller Time Meltdowns are more frequent as Mueller closes in! 

Money Laundering & Racketeering, Obstruction of Justice, Illegally Paying off Hush Money, Emoluments Deals with Americans and Foreign Powers...both, Friends and Enemies...and working with a Foreign Power against the Interests of the United States...that's Treason!...any which way you cut it!!

Donald Trump is Guilty on all counts! It's really up to us!...We, the People cannot afford to remain silent, any longer! Our Voices are the most powerful in the World...like it or not, America's Voice is looked up as a Beacon of Hope for Freedom and Liberty!
If we don't speak out, not only #TraitorTrump and #Treason are the winners...#Traitors and #Dictators all around the World will reap the rewards! 

Patrick Henry said; "If this be Treason, make the most of it"! 

A Treasonous Trump is literally making the most of it!...though not necessarily what Patrick Henry meant! For Trump? It's selling out the Sovereignty of his own Nation and selling out the American People while making America a Great Russian Satellite...and all, in return for expanding his Trump Brand Assets! Is Donald Trump a Traitor?...You Decide!!
 
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Trump/Russia...Foreign Intrigue on the 25th Floor 

Trump/Russia...Foreign Intrigue on the 25th Floor  | Society, Politics, And Culture | Scoop.it
Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, has pressed witnesses about a statement hastily written last summer aboard Air Force One and wants to know more from President Trump.
Richard Schatten's insight:
"Tricks and Treachery are the practice of Fools, that don't have Brains enough to be Honest" ~~~ Benjamin Franklin 

We're living in an age where Subliminal Speeches, Propaganda, and Platitudes draws uneducated ignorance like it never has before. These are dangerous times for an immature America! 

Robert Reich once said; "Trump uses Fear. Fear begets Anger. Anger generates Hate. Hate causes Violence. Violence produces more Fear. It's a vicious cycle that Despots have used since the beginning of recorded time to entrench their Power" 

America is still too immature ...it has never experienced what many around the world already have...Kleptocracy, Open Corruption, Legalization of Criminal Activities, Oppression, the Elimination of the Rules of Laws, the Cancellation of Elections, and shutting the Free Press. 
We are inching closer to those things that haven't affected us, yet! 
The question is; How do We, the People make sure it doesn't happen?

I've always wondered; Where was Donald Trump on the afternoon of the infamous Russian Meeting in Trump Tower? 

Let's look at the Timeline of that afternoon: June 9th, 2016 

1:02 p.m. : Donald Trump leaves the Four Seasons Restaurant, where he attended a "Trump Victory Fund" fundraising lunch. Trump returned to Trump Tower...just two blocks away...where he remained there for "the rest of the afternoon". 
2:00 p.m. : Paul Manafort leaves the Four Seasons Restaurant. 4:00 p.m. : Donald Trump, Jr., Paul Manafort, & Jared Kushner…without their own lawyers present…meet with Russian Lawyer and her entourage of Russian Agents & Sympathizers at the Trump Tower's 25th Floor, in Trump Corp.'s Conference Room…only a floor down from Trump's Personal Office in the 26th Floor! 4:30 p.m. : Meeting said to End at this time. 
4:40 p.m. : Trump responds to a Hillary Clinton Tweet with a dig at her "Emails" for the very 1st time. 

That evening he addressed a group by saying he had a lot of dirt on Hillary…but won't say what it is till the following Monday…at a rally. Monday arrived and left…and no Dirt! Didn't even mentioned it! (especially since he knew, he never had any real evidence). 

What was Donald Trump doing on the "afternoon" of June 9th, 2016 at Trump Tower? 
Was he working "the rest of the afternoon" in his office on the 26th Floor?…just one floor up from the Conference Room where the Meeting was being held? Just coincidence? 
Or, was he in his Penthouse Apartment…" the rest of the afternoon"…totally ignorant of everything going on around him? Just coincidence, too? 

Donald Trump is a Cowardly Psychopath who demands Total Loyalty and obedience from all his staff, Party supporters, and his followers. 
He's a Control freak who demands to be "in the loop", to know everything that's happening around him...anything and everything... that will affect his life at all times, whether personal & professional. 

There's no way on Earth!...whatsoever!...that Donald Trump doesn't know what's happening at all times in his own Building, in his own Corporation's Conference Room…only one floor down. 
No way he doesn't know what happened Inside his own Campaign Team during the Election Season! and most of what's happening inside the White House, now! 

Yea!, he knew about it from the very beginning! being there "all afternoon"?…he may not have been physically present during the meeting, itself…but, he was there afterward. 
Most likely with JR...either talked to the Russians in his office, just a floor up…or way up in his Golden Penthouse where he can play out his King Shit shtick, trying to the impress the unimpressible! 

He knew about the Meeting, and he knew about the consequences…so why is he freaking out 24/7? 

Trump is waging a vile filthy war against every minority on the face of this Earth. He Tweets 24/7 and totally melts down every day. He's got Mueller continually up his ass, He's having a great pissing contest with North Koreans, Women filing sexual misconduct lawsuits against him, a GOP in the middle of fragile marital counseling…trying to remain one Grand Old Party. DACA, the Wall, the Government Shutdowns, Tax Cuts for Billionaires, The Iranian Issues, the Palestinians & Jerusalem, the Chinese, Russia looking more every day as the true residents of the White House, and now "Fire & Fury"...raising the fire and fury of LeGrande Orange! to the point of asking the Publisher to stop the release! Now, Book Banning too? 

Why is he so scared what Sloppy Steve Bannon might say?

Ahhyup! Sloppy Steve is talking...and with 2 Subpoenas, and a Grand Jury lurking around the Corner? It's payback time for the man that Trump reportedly said; "cried & begged on his knees not to fire him"! 
Shithole Donald attempted to place Sloppy Steve with a gag order, to prevent him from singing...now, with those 2 Subpoenas waving at him...he's going to sing like a Soprano! 

How is the Investigation going? The Republican Party is now in full complicity with Russia & Donald Trump! 
Devin Nunes putting out a phony horseshit memo, the same memo attacked by Sessions and Wray as being totally incomprehensible, reckless, & irresponsible to put that classified information out...Trump the Traitor and Fake President, naturally is 100% in favor of releasing the Fake Info. 

When you have to make up parts of an intelligence report to favor your side and discredit honorable people to save the Presidency...you're in as much direct collusion & obstruction of justice as anyone else! 
But, that's life in today's Degenerate Grand Old Party...Power rules over Principles, Party over the People, and White Male Supremacy rules over our Nation's Laws! 

Trump and the Republican Party are completely transparent about their disdain for the Rule of Law...and could care less how they break the Laws and destroy what remains of our fragile Democracy...yes, whatever remains after Trump, his Cabinet, the GOP, and their Russian Partners completely rip Ft Knox from all its Gold and are never seen again!...just like two-bit Dictators! 

It's not just Collusion or Obstruction of Justice, but World Wide Money Laundering, Racketeering, & Working with a Foreign Power against the Interest of the United States…that's "Treason"! 
Openly being an apologist for Putin and his Spy Hackers, while attacking America's own Intelligence Services, and refusing to invoke bipartisan veto-proof Congressional Sanctions against Russia...that's Treason!

 "Treason". For that, there's a very special place of honor...a Throne reserved for the Mad King Donald to sit in...it's called the "Rosenberg" Chair!
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As the S.S. Trump sinks...the Rats are deserting the ship

As the S.S. Trump sinks...the Rats are deserting the ship | Society, Politics, And Culture | Scoop.it
Did Trump just threaten to start murdering people?
Richard Schatten's insight:
In the end…all great Political Puzzles are uncovered with the same expected conclusion; the presumed guilty, are always inevitably guilty…and to the very surprise of no one! 

We have reached the point of the Trump/Russia Investigation, whereas one might say; The Plot Thickens! 
Enter, for the first time into the public limelight, George Papadopoulos. George who?? 

According to the White House; "a Campaign Volunteer with an extremely limited role". Well, I guess he's the type of "volunteer with extremely limited role" who gets rewarded by sitting as an Advisor on the National Security Affairs Council!...and all as a Junior Staffer?!?! 

Trying to dismiss his importance in the campaign, the White House and Michael Caputo, Trump's communications advisor during the campaign, dismissed Papadopoulos as a "junior, very junior, staffer" who "never really landed on the campaign." 

You can't dismiss a man as a "very junior staffer" when this man actually traveled incognito to Greece, on behalf of the Trump Campaign…and had a private meeting with Vladimir Putin! This so-called "Coffee Boy", had a chair as part of Trump's National Security Affairs Council, and participated in talks about Russian assistance, with Sessions & Trump present at meetings. He was an eager beaver "volunteer". 

A Campaign Foreign Policy Advisor, who would do whatever would help Trump, and eager for "Brownie Points" & accolades by his boss. A perfect mark used to the max by Russian Intel…the perfect gung-ho, "low level" staffer to keep it all under the radar. 

But George Papadopoulos isn't the only character in Chapter 2 of the plot…he was indicted, pleaded guilty, agreed to be wired, and is singing like a Canary! Two more indictments went to Paul Manafort and his business partner, Rick Gates, for Money Laundering. They pleaded "Not Guilty"…but Money Laundering won't be the last thing with Manafort! 

Meanwhile, the pieces of the puzzle are falling into place…enter Sam Clovis; Radio Talk Show Host, and the man who admitted he has absolutely no Science credentials whatsoever, yet Trump nominated him as the USDA's top "Scientist". Clovis was a Senior Foreign Policy Advisor during the Campaign…and the person who recommended Papadopoulos to the Campaign. 
Apparently, his involvement as a top campaign advisor and his knowledge of the Russian's approach to helping the Trump Campaign, puts him in hot water with the Mueller Team, and consequently dropped out of the USDA job! 

The next piece of the puzzle, also recommended by Clovis…and also another campaign "Foreign Policy Advisor"…you have the weird and brash Carter Page. This character has pleaded the 5th Amendment more times than you can count, with Mueller…and he knows that indictments are coming his way. He's cooperating, as is Clovis!

But the player considered the major catch in this investigation, so far, will be former National Security Director Mike Flynn, who along with his son, has been caught red-handed with their hands in the cookie jar. They may be indicted for "Conspiracy against the United States"…that's Treason! Will Flynn sing? or accept Treason and its default penalty…death? 
It's said that he made a plea, in order to save his son…and is talking! But no plea for himself has been granted, yet! 

And it's not only the Family Flynn!...expect indictments on Donny Jr, Sessions, Jared Kushner, and probably Felix Sater. At list 9 officials associated with the Trumpster has ties to Russia (and that's not counting at least 3/4 of the Cabinet)…coincidence? 

Another Campaign Policy Advisor & National Security Affairs Council member, JD Gordon, really don't want to serve time or have any allegiance to Trump…and publicly admitted that Trump very well 'knew' George P. was plotting with the Russians! 

The latest News? Mueller has at least seven more new Sealed Indictments with dozens of multiple charges, filed in the US District Court for DC! The Flynns also have Sealed Indictments in the US District Court for Eastern Virginia. 

Now, Trump is going bonkers trying to convince America and the World that Putin is really a nice decent fellow, who just happens to be misunderstood! An honorable man who will never lie?!?! 
Here you have a man who worships Vladimir Putin, an Enemy of the United States and a cold-blooded Assassin…and takes his word over his own country's Intelligence Community, even mocking them as Political Hacks…Trump's disrespectful words about his own Country, especially in front of the World, is totally disgraceful! They're words that are generally spoken out of the mouths of Traitors!! 

"People will die if the Trump/Russia Investigation continue? A true sense of desperation is haunting Donny these days! What did he mean by "People will Die"? 
That's the problem!...who really fully understands or believes what this fat "old" man, ever says?

When you hire scumbags and grifters…their "loyalty" will remain as far as the outside of the front gates of Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary! Mueller's Noose is really beginning to tighten around the White House and around the Trumpster, himself…the S.S. Trump has started to take on water! And not soon enough for all the Rats to start deserting this sinking ship! 

As the Trump/Russia Investigation continues, we can now safely say that Mueller is measuring the Trumpster for a new Jumpsuit! 
You know, Orange Jumpsuits are the latest fashion craze of life inside the Pen…at least, we can all say; Donald Trump will be color coordinated from head to toe!
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The Folly of Amateurish American Diplomacy

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The president announced to the world this week that the U.S. is a rogue state. For a red-state campaign rally, President Trump’s speech to the United Nations was a stirring package of moralistic rhetoric, nationalistic posturing and self-righteous rage.
Richard Schatten's insight:
"You learn, just as you learn good manners, how to approach things with a certain amount of Diplomacy" ~~~ Robert MacNeil 

When you have Kim Jong-un & Donald Trump; 2 impulsive Psychopaths, dreadfully Callow, Egocentrics, and raving stark Narcissists…what can ever possibly go wrong?? 

Admiration for someone's "Leadership" in the World, should be based on his or her positive accomplishments, not on a person's constant failures in Foreign Affairs throughout the World. 

An Administration without a solitary sense of Wisdom or Moral Leadership cannot Lead a Nation…and consequently, because of their actions…cannot ever lead a Free World!

Diplomacy? In the Era of Trump? Where Immorality, Obscenity, crass Disrespect, Bad Manners, and Systematic Hatred reigns supreme?…Diplomacy, like Decorum…is a nasty dirty word in TrumpWorld! 

Now, you got two Man-Babies holding pissing contests over waging Nuclear Annihilation. 
And all just for that ever-present "Limelight"!…they're both passionately in love with themselves, and in love with those Lights & Cameras. And the Notoriety that comes along…no matter whether it's the Fame or the Infamy! 

There have been many models studied on ways Thermal Nuclear Warfare might be started...but, in today's world, where nothing is Traditional or Rational? Who would've ever thought both sides would be disputing, who wants to end the World, 1st?? 

Yes! Both sides are led by Childish, Egocentric, Spoiled Temperamental Brats! Two Big Fat grown-up Bullies, both ironically, with really tiny little hands. 
And just to think; These whiney little Man-Childs might be responsible for the end of this world! Both, extremely Immoral, obscene human beings, whom neither of them understands a single meaning of Critical Thinking, nor Logic or Rationality. 
These two ding dongs? Basically, neither of them knows how to Reason whatsoever! Not good! when these 2 little fat clowns have matching Red Buttons at their disposal! 

What civilized people understand and imbecile Trumpers can't ever get it right; If the sh*t ever hits the fan for North Korea, and the United States uses a Preemptive 1st Strike with Nuclear Warheads, the fanatic North will not ever surrender! 
If death is imminent, they'll simply Nuke neighboring Seoul, South Korea…and maybe Japan…before they're all vaporized together and cease to exist. 
"We may be Dead, but we still Win...argh"!! 
Yea! it's from a little movie that proves; all the Nuclear Power… without an Intelligent Leadership, doesn't really mean diddly squat!

Does anyone know the cost of waging war with North Korea? The Physical and Financial Loss? The tragic death toll in the Multimillions…at least 25 Million in North Korea? and 51.44 in South Korea?
Don't forget, South Korea is among the world giants in the Auto Industry, the Tech Industry, in Commerce, and Banks! Their GDP (PPP) for 2017 is $2,030 Billion!! 
It'll be the Crash heard around the World! The Human Loss! and the Collapse of the World's Markets! A financial devastation unequal to anything ever seen before. 
The US? what's left of us?...it'll take 100 years or more, rebuilding our Society to make America Great Again! 

Our problem?...and the World's?...is that we have 2 Dysfunctional Human Beings!!! 

One rules a Country cause he's the 3rd "God" of North Korea, following his Father, Kim Jung-iI (God II), a famed collector of Porno Flicks...and his equally crazy Grandfather, Kim il-Sung, the originator of the horsesh*t tale on how he became Korea's chosen God! This rotund little guy is sure following in the footsteps of a lot of horsesh*t!

The Other? A Bullsh*t Artist, Con-Artist, Liar extraordinaire, incredibly incompetent, and a seriously inept and unqualified Humanoid to lead a Nation!...he's not even qualified to by a Father!
Don the Con is a cheat, who cheated in Politics like he cheats in life…all his life...and had Russia hand him an election, without getting a Majority!

America's Leader is selected by the Majority of the American Voters….technically, he may be a leader in "Name Only" or the Leader of the entire Universe within his own imagination!…but he's not the true Leader of this Nation! 
The majority of the United States has already voiced 'that' opinion by who they voted for! 
And if the Russians did assist this Orange Clown, the legitimacy of the Election is thrown out the window…null and void! Is Trump an Illegitimate President?? 

When all this drama ends, if he gets his Nuke War? I 'will' guarantee you; a man disguised as a Mexican with a big mustache and a big Mexican hat will start inquiring on a Travel Visa & a one-way ticket to South America...under the name; "D. Drumpf". 
All those good so-called "moral" Christians may get their Armageddon opportunity, after all, thanks to their love for an Idiot, who's always full of sound & fury but never actually signifying, absolutely nothing! 

America's biggest problem…and complication…in negotiating Foreign Policy, is Donald Trump. 
A man who doesn't listen to anyone doesn't take advice from anyone! and who truly believes he's the World's Greatest Salesman! 
Well? At least, He's proving one thing; He's the World's Greatest Sucker…a schmuck, who's become the easiest "Mark", World Leaders & Politicos everywhere have to exploit and manipulate to their heart's desire! 

And as complications continue to set-in on the negotiation efforts by the most amateurish, unqualified State Department in American History, more complications continue to pile up for the United States…and now, just to pour a 'little' gasoline over the fire?…Vladimir Putin stated Russia will "support" North Korea Militarily if ever attacked in a Pre-emptive 1st Strike. 
And recently, told the United Nations he would not abide by their sanctions and continue to export Oil to Pyongyang.
China too offered the same conditions for Military support and also refused to recognize the sanctions. They too will continue to export 'their' Oil to North Korea.

This whole Korean conundrum is what happens when a totally Incompetent President and a totally Incompetent State Dept. takes hold of Foreign Policy. 
Our Leader and his Crony Sec. of State have absolutely no experience or understanding of International Foreign Affairs, on Diplomatic Engagements and Skills, or how it all works in World Politics!! 
Using Military Options cause they exhausted all talks?? BULLSH*T!! 

How in the hell can any talks even be held between the Countries involved, if the State Dept...with all the tension of Nuclear War and Armageddon…still has no Ambassador in place in South Korea? Or in China? Or in Japan? And no Undersecretary of State for Asian Affairs?
More than 30 countries still lack US Ambassadors, Embassies under budget, and all running dangerously understaffed!!...and then, you hear the constant hypocrisy of the GOP, always bitching about Benghazi?!?! 
The next Benghazi? Any of a couple of Dozen Embassies with no Ambassadors, a very small Budget & a very small Staff!!!...in all seriousness, God help them!!

As tension grows, the military escalation by Korea and the US continues to grow...and while the tension of Nuclear War spreads around the World...the White House's (actually Rex Tillerson's) official schpiel on their beloved leader was; "Don't listen to what Donald Trump ever says". 

Don't listen? don't Listen?? Improvising, or flat out Lies!...Donald Trump simply does not understand or just lacks the knowledge that as President of the United States...anything he says represents America's position, and is taken as his official "word". He definitely lacks the academic knowledge…or did you really expect Donald Trump to turn into a respected Gentleman, Statesman, and Scholar??
Don't believe what Trump said in the United Nations?...His speech declaring himself "Ronan the Accuser" and threatening a Wrath of Hell on North Korea? 
I know what Rex said after another of Trump's Rants, and Mattis made sure to say it after this speech…don't listen or believe Trump. 
But, you really got to feel sorry for Kelly. This man can't ever raise his head in public from the shame and embarrassment his boss brings to him! His expressions and body language say it all!

Sorry, Donny! You flunked again in the World of Diplomatic Decorum, Barack Obama you'll never be! nor will you ever reach up to his level. Which is why You, Sir! are so deeply deeply jealous of 44! Live with it, you can't change reality!

The Man-Baby War of Imbecility that can exterminate mankind. As rhetoric continues to escalate between these 2 totally incompetent fools, our readiness level is reaching "DEFCON 1"!!...the "Cocked Pistol" is loaded and ready to unload a Nuclear War! 

Like Slim Pickens' Wild Ride down the B52's bomb bay doors...I believe that if Trump ever drops his damn Bomb...it's only appropriate, Trump to be 'Forced' to Ride It Down like a Bucking Bronco, and waving a Big Cowboy Hat! Yippy Kai Yay! Motherf*cker!...and Adios, Amigo!!
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As Mueller Closes In...this Guilty Man just can't hide his Guilt

As Mueller Closes In...this Guilty Man just can't hide his Guilt | Society, Politics, And Culture | Scoop.it
Carol Lee, NBC News national political reporter, talks with Ari Melber about Special Counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaing grand jury testimony from PR executives tied to Paul Manafort.
Richard Schatten's insight:
"Nothing is more wretched than the Mind of a Man Conscious of Guilt" ~~~ Plautus 

Wholesale Pardons including Himself, for Crimes not yet prosecuted and/or convicted?? The heavy stench of Guilt is flowing in the air, and blowing throughout the D.C area...but, nowhere more concentrated than around 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. 

The hardest act of a Scam Artist is to continuously show his Two Face when he tells you; "Trust Me"! as hard as he tries to conceal his guilt...and remember, Trump's mind seriously lives within his own delusional imagination!...no matter how much he tries, he has a way of accusing absolutely everyone else, while candidly and very stupidly leaking out his own Guilt, every day, every Tweet. 

Donald Trump wants absolute power to Pardon Himself, cause Donald Trump knows and the World knows, he's Guilty of being the most sinful & evil human being ever to occupy the office of the US Presidency...and then, some! 

It's True! Watching this Man-Baby every day of his life, totally freak the sh*t out of himself, because of the Investigations and the Grand Juries, or Russian pressure, Money-laundering talks, and all his "Fake News"! 
And especially his private business and his Taxes!! He would kill for 'those' Tax Returns not be made Public!! 
Yes, Plautus was right; Nothing is more wretched to see than a Man, who's very Conscious of his own Guilt!! 

Direct Lies and Plausible Deniability has been Trump's Modus Operandi throughout his entire life...and for a man, with as many Clinical Psychopathic Traits as the Trumpster? 
No! he doesn't listen to anyone whatsoever, period! His Presidency runs the way he runs his life...totally Illegal Business Dealings, Making $$$$$ in whatever he's involved in, Direct Lies, and always claiming Plausible Deniability! 

Who's surprised that Donald Trump is being investigated for the worst crimes a sitting President has ever been involved in?? Absolutely no one!! Only an insincere, shameless, dishonorable, indecent degenerate and laughable clown would grant Pardon to Himself...if he could. 

But, what happens if the Courts say he can do it, and Pardon Himself?? 
What else can happen after Committing the worse crime an American President could ever commit...the Treasonous Act of Collaborating with a Hostile Foreign Government, allowing Russians to electronically intervene and compromise our Democracy, and spy on our Nation...what else can happen?? How about Controlling the Red Button to bully his way around the world? While his Pardoned Boy Toy, Jared Kushner keeps raking in the family Gold?? What else can happen?...personally, I really don't want to think what would happen...or even know!! 

Now, as deep desperation sets in this little man, his urgent need to end the investigation has taken drastic turns...to fire Robert Mueller and stop the investigation, he needs to rid himself of AG Jeff Sessions, and appoint someone who will 'Sieg Heil' his ass all day long...a rumor, this is 'only' just a rumor; Trump might be thinking about another "Liaison Amoureuse" with his cross-dressing pal, Rudy Giuliani, as Sessions' replacement. 
YouTube's video on these two old Clowns, is going to go viral...again! 
A Cross-dressing Attorney General?!?!...only in Donald Trump's Reality Circus Show; "The Presidency: Season 1" 

He needs to do something, and fast...and now, with Homeland Security's Gen. John Kelly taking over Priebus's job? more questions arise...moving Sessions to HS to save face? might not offend his Followers as much, but he'll still have to Recuse Himself from any Russian Investigation! 
Meanwhile, Kelly who worked at Homeland Security and spoke at the Hearings, is now going to try to save our Non-Guapo & Cowardly President from Impeachment or Jail Time? 
No one can advise this mentally disturbed Sociopath...he's his own Trainwreck disaster!! 

A photo of Kelly tells the whole story babysitting Trump; standing with his arms folded, head down and shaking it back and forth…probably thinking why the hell he took this job and pondering how to save this entire Dead On Arrival Presidency!

Degrading and insulting his own pick for AG, cause he refused to protect him and recused himself, instead? 
The President is losing it more and more everyday…and in front of the world! It's becoming a noticeable topic of conversation in the streets and the Media. 
Always an embarrassment, but know Mental Health Issues, too? 

His sleazy and degrading tweets continue daily…now, his outbursts with the GOP and Congress is causing trouble and tension throughout DC. 
Intensive verbal shouting matches in Private with Mitch McConnell, cause he couldn't pass Trumpcare and wouldn't protect him from Mueller, with Bob Corker (TN), also for not protecting him from Russiagate, and the same with Thom Tillis (NC). 
Now he's divorcing himself from Paul Ryan and the GOP…a very stupid move by the very stupid, Mr. Stupid, who desperately needs to have a Bill passed, something, anything in his Presidency for some type of legitimacy! 

And why won't he Fire Sessions? Cause this it's not the Apprentice, and in real life, this wormy little orange supercoward of a man, don't have what it takes, doesn't have the face to tell Sessions; "You're Fired"! 

Resignations are coming from Right and Left…numerous staff members and complete Presidential Counsels, almost all of them, all walking out in Mass. 
It's just so much a person can take before he or she resigns their Self-Denial and see Trump for what he really is…a Hateful Human Being, a Bigot, and a Racist till his dying days! 

It also appears as if Secretary of State Rex "Exxon/Russia" Tillerson may also exit Stage Right soon, and probably a "Subpoena" along with that resignation! 

And now! The infamous Russian Dossier; 40,000 pages worth and a Golden Shower Flick! 
This Dossier is considered by many, the roadmap for the investigation, and another piece of the Puzzle connecting the Russian Government, Russia's Alfa Bank, Big $$ Oil Oligarchs, Ukrainian $$, Germany's Deutsche Bank, $$ Laundering...and all ending at Trump Tower!! 

Oscar Wilde once said; "Consistency is the last Refuge of the Unimaginative". Well, the consistency of absolutely no imagination is certainly the norm in the sustained incoherence of this chaotic White House! 
 A Batshit Crazy White House in total utter chaos since...oh well, Day 1? You never get the same story twice from anyone. Horseshit reigns supreme inside the Oval Office and it spreads throughout the Halls of the White House to the West Wing...where they're recycled right back into New Horseshit!

What can We, the People do? Listen to what Robert F. Kennedy said, and think about it; 
“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”

My friends, Resist Trumpism until its very last dying breath!!! Trump romanticizes Fascism!...believe me, there's nothing, absolutely nothing Romantic about Fascism whatsoever. 

Now, in his own way, he's "Demanding" from his Subordinates and from the GOP, all their Allegiance, Loyalty, and especially their "Protection" against any investigations!...this undignified coward and so called President needs to realize that Congress was elected to protect its Citizens, not the President! their loyalty is to their constituency, not the President!...remember, this coward was Elected to Protect America, his Loyalty is owed to the American People!...not an ever loving loyalty to Russia's Oligarchy and Vladimir Putin! 

If he wants Protection, ask the FBI, or the Secret Service who someday might have to take a Bullet to save his worthless sorry life! And all he does is continue to spew his hate and criticism on American Intel, and praise Russian Intelligence!...what a f*cking treasonous schmuck!! 

We're on the verge of a giant Constitutional Crisis never seen or experienced before...the sh*t is closing in at that Fan...and King Donald's continued failure in his quest for Superhuman Greatness, is becoming an obsession!! 
Most cowards love Power, and Donald Trump is capable of doing absolutely "anything" to stay in Power...I don't believe the Military will back him up...but this little lunatic Psychopath with his little hands and his new little Red Button toy is one Dangerous Ding Dong! 

With everything in this Nation becoming more disturbing by the day...I'll leave you with a last disturbing thought; As Trump's Larceny of America, continues...what Crimes on Humanity? what Criminal Acts? what Illegalities? even, what "Laws" would stand up?...if Trump has the Absolute Power to Pardon Himself?!?!
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Spies, Lies, & Russian Ties: Sleeping with the Enemy

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The email exchange with Donald Trump Jr. should have led him to call the F.B.I. and report a foreign effort to interfere in the U.S. election. Instead, he embraced the plot.
Richard Schatten's insight:
They say; If You Elect a Clown...expect a Circus! 

Non-better words fit this Orange Humanoid Clown that pretends to pass himself off as President of the United States...and his Circus Atmosphere for every single event he ever participates in! From Cabinet Meetings, praising & hailing Heir Führer!... to all his Foreign Visits and Gaffes!...from his "Re-Elect" Rallies 4 years before Re-Election!...down to his ridiculously bombastic Tweets! 

Irony?? Elephants were always associated with the Circus and the Republicans. Now, the "Circus" Elephant is becoming extinct...just like that White Elephant once known as the Grand Old Party. 

To collaborate in a "joint" venture with Russia on a tight impenetrable Cybersecurity Unit, to protect "Americans" from Voter Fraud by the Russians?? W...T..F...!?!? 
Are we all really that stupid or naive, and not realize what's really going on?? Who's fooling who?? 

An Administration that its primary operational policy is the systematic use of Lies...will die an ugly death! 

Disclosing Voter Information? Name, Address, Date of Birth, Social Security, Religious Affiliations, Party Affiliations, Voting History...and Felony Convictions!! 
All to ensure a 'clean' & 'fair' Election and protect Americans?...ahh, right!! and with their Russkie partners-in-crime, together making sure 'who' is and 'who' is not on that Database? An "Impenetrable Cybersecurity System", one that only American GOP Hackers...and Russian Hackers...jointly, could get into! 

And now, the Trump State Dept. issues 150+ Visa requests from 150+ Russians...like in; with Diplomatic Immunity? All permitted to enter this Country, travel and see whatever their schtick is all about, anywhere? ...no problem! they're just Russian Spies!!...you know? our Cybersecurity Comrades!! 

While Trump demeans our US Intelligence Community, this man "Honors" and 'accepts' Vladimir Putin's "word"; that he's a totally innocent creature of God, always misunderstood by the Evil Press? (Which is why Vlad just kills them off, instead!).

Shamelessly Trash Talking our own Intelligence Community on Foreign Soil, and on the World Political Stage?...while praising and appeasing a known cold blooded killer, Vladimir Putin! and our natural Enemy...Russia?!?! 
Chalk-up another World Embarrassment, which America can now thank Donald Trump, for...again! 

No President in American History has ever sold out his country!..till an Immoral Degenerate character, with the blessings of his cast of mentally deficient Minions...did it!! 

Just ask them!! In Trump's Voter Friendly Nashville, they love Russians cause Trump loves them...they don't understand jacksh*t about Russian History or about their Culture or how they even tick!...but if The Donald says they're OK, when the "Wisest" Man on this Earth, tells them?? Ahhyup! At least, Nashville trusts the Russians.
"It's perfectly fine to trust the Russians"! 'That' coming from the very same people who grew up, listening to all their families, friends, and part of their tradition; to always look under your bed and make sure there's no "Commies" hiding! 

 A Traitor who handed over his Soul for the lure of monetary bribes...and then, proceeds to allow the hostile Electronic takeover and infiltration of the United States of America by a hostile Foreign Power!! 
150 Visa Requests?? Now America can truly say they have a Commie...or, as in this case...a Russian Fascist, under every bed! 
A good reason for Trump's Voter Information? A Database to find all of Trump's Enemies and those who don't pledge their Loyalty. A Database mutually shared by our new Russian Cyber-partners and Trump's phony-baloney "Distinguished" Voter Fraud Commission. 

Dear America! with an Autocrat determined to Make America, Great Again into his own Image...my suggestion is you pick up a copy of "Learning Russian for Dummies", or "Rosetta Stone". 
Only a Traitor would literally invite and permit another Nation to invade and undermine our Democracy, and undermine our Democratic process...our Elections...and then at the G-20 meetings, give Russia the green light to do it again?!?! 

Yes! Yes! Yes! The Reality, Political Correctness, and an angry pissed-off GOP greeted Trump when he arrived from his Polish & German Tours de Farce...and they read him the Riot Act! He quickly announced the cancellation of 'his' idea (or was it Putin's?) for a joint US/Russian Cybersecurity Unit. 
Like "The Wall", an Impenetrable Cybersecurity System is another of Donald Trump's games of illusion...but, he can't even fool, a fool anymore! 
Yet his Fanatic Minions, who are truly a serious insult to all fools and really stupid people, around the world...will follow him right off into Oblivion. 

BUT!! What if Putin and his Boy Toy could have pulled it off?? What would happen next? Would it be OK with the Trumpster's base? YES! Of course! they suspect everyone in this Planet...not Lilly White, or not Stupid...of being their Enemy, and because We, the Taxpayers will foolishly fund Right Wing Americans and Russians to mutually spy on our Nation!...on all of us!!! 
Naturally, these not too astute Trumpsters don't realize they're going to fill a major portion of the Casualty List in Heir Drumpf's America! 
The Continued Operability of Foreign Intelligence inside the US is a very real and very serious issue...and an extremely dangerous situation for this Country to ever be in!!! 

This American Administration's continuing policy of being Russia's Apologist, appeasing them at every step of the way, and their continued massive efforts to block the Trump/Russia Criminal Investigation, is more than enough proof We, the People were sold out to Moscow, Russia! 

The Fact: Trump has been a despicable and deplorable crook all his Life, the lower the bar of immorality, the more obscene his life becomes! He also has a big fat mouth, opens it way too often, and talks more through his ass than anyone on this Earth alive, today. 
The Fact: Vlad's ultimate Goal is to destabilize our Democracy and isolate America, both Financially and Militarily...and with the weakest, poorest "Leadership" in American History? 
Vlad never expected "The Joint Cybersecurity Project" to really be accepted by the United States! Not even a minor setback for Putin...cause, the G-20 proved he owns Trump! 

The danger? Trump is a very lowly Amateur, playing with seasoned Professionals in the very serious Game of Politics...if there's any way possible for Russia to make an 'impact' in our Federal, State, and Local Governments, in our Economy and our Society...with a stooge like Trump? 
Vladdy would be spying his Russian ass off!...or, at least more plausible than what the Russians are already doing to us!!

Returning to normalcy after the Shocktrauma of Donald Trump's Presidency, won't be easy...but it's an attainable goal! Though! sooner or later, if Trump isn't prosecuted and is still in office? Yes! you 'will' see deep Russian Political Influence and Money, deep inside our Government...there's no doubt at all, about that!! 

America is becoming a Russian satellite, right in front of our very own eyes!...just like the 3rd World Country, we're also becoming ...cause the Immorality, Cowardice, and the unbelievable sheer Stupidity of today's Republicans have become too great! 
Republicans just don't have the Cojones! or a Spine! that it takes to put their Country ahead of their Party and/or their financial $Interests$!! 

What can we do?? Continue to Resist! Resist! Resist!...let your voices be heard by everyone on that Right Side of the Aisle...in their DC Offices! in their State and Home District Offices! at Town Hall Meetings!...even in front of their homes! both in DC and their Family Homes! Hit the Front Lines in the Streets, and join them! And don't stop or ever give up! don't 'ever' surrender! 

Or, you can sit on your lazy derrière, wait till the GOP finally 'grows' something!...and stops the Madness of this King!
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As the Russian Probe builds up, the Incompetents Lawyer-Up

As the Russian Probe builds up, the Incompetents Lawyer-Up | Society, Politics, And Culture | Scoop.it
The acting head of the FBI discusses the scope of the investigation.
Richard Schatten's insight:
"Lawyers are the first Refuge of the Incompetent" ~~~ Aaron Allston

You don't need to Lawyer-up if you're not Guilty. When the President, Vice President, Attorney General, and the President's top Advisor...his Son-In-Law...all are in urgent need of Lawyers? You know the jurisdictive sh*t has hit the White House's proverbial fan.
How bad is it, when Trump's own Lawyer, needs a Lawyer?!?!...oh! the Smell of Political Incompetence has hit Washington DC like never before.
The latest catchword around our Capitol? Lawyering-up!!

With a President by the name of Donald Trump, the best Attorneys money can buy throughout the Country and in the District of Columbia, are all passing on the opportunity to be highly embarrassed by their client...and because, as one Lawyer said; "He never pays his bills"!

All of Trump's Attorneys, are his personal Lawyers, guys who handle his business affairs...generally speaking, they're Trump's settlement Lawyers...the only job in their life is to settle all 4,000+ Lawsuits filed against Trump and/or Trump Corp. Settling as many Cases as possible, without having the need to go to court!

And since they 'are' his "Business Attorneys"; turning their attention to the Russia/Trump 2016 Campaign, Russian Collusions & Hackings, and all those ever expanding money trails?...they're totally out of their comfort zone!!
Commenting on the seriousness of the events? How do they comment on Criminal Acts when they're not Criminal Attorneys? How do they comment on Impeachment Acts when they're not Political Congressional Lawyers?...and with no clue whatsoever on Legal Congressional Procedures!

They're like a Fish out of Water!...and with a boss who's life consists of contradicting his subordinates...it's hard to answer questions, which in turn, makes the press ask even more questions until eventually, political humor brings out its funny face. And like Spicer and Conway...2 people who suppose, to know how to deal with the press...Michael Cohen, Marc Kasowitz, and Jay Sekulow of FoxNews & CBN fame are currently Lost somewhere between Yonkers and Comedy Central!
What the President needs, is what all the others got...a respected Washington or DC familiar Criminal Attorney, who's also familiar with High Treason, Impeachment, Parliamentary, and Congressional Procedures!

The list of people 'mutually' associated with both Trump, the Trump Family, Russian Bankers/Industrialists, Russian Government Agents, and Russian Mobsters...and now, Pro-Russian big money Ukrainians...continues to grow by the day!

Let's start with Retired 3 Star General and former Head of Trump's National Security, Mike Flynn...he committed Perjury when not disclosing his Russian Ties, as he was simultaneously working for the Trump Campaign and a registered Foreign Lobbyist with direct ties to Vladimir Putin! Heard he's talking to Mueller without Immunity!
Then we have Jefferson Beauregard Session, Attorney General of the United States and Keebler Elf...the top Prosecutor in the Dept. of Justice...like Flynn, just happened to forget to list down his meetings, all with Russians before and after the Elections, including a Dinner Meeting at the Mayflower Hotel with the ever-popular Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and other Russians. He was even Photographed by the FBI, and still can't recall!?! Prosecutor Sessions also has Trump's anti-truth disease, who becomes scared and a nervous little twit, when Women Prosecutors won't buy his Lies and Horseshit tales of non-existing rules...instead of being honest and just pleading the 5th Amendment. Another Congressional Perjurer from the very beginning.
And how can we forget Mr. Everything, Jared Kushner!...this guy conveniently forgot to list a couple of dozen meetings with almost every Russian known Agent and Banker in Russia!...before getting his Top Security Clearance! More Perjury and very questionable business interests.
Michael Cohen was going to become Trump's chief counsel in the White House's "Russia/Trump War Room"...but he too got a notice that he's being investigated! Ahhyup! Trump's Attorney also hired himself an Attorney to defend him!
Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States...yes! Mr. Christian America...also, got himself a Lawyer. Not cause Flynn lied to him, apparently, he too has Russian Ties!

The list of usual suspects has grown so much, you tend to forget people like Paul Manafort, also still under investigation, and Carter Page who allegedly, held audio tapes from Trump to be given to Putin, among all the things and meetings he had with other Russian Agents and Bankers in Moscow.

The Mueller Investigation with the full support of the FBI will pretty much reveal what everyone already knows...Russia hacked the Election in at least 39 States, and directly hacked into Voter Precincts in 21 States. And are still hacking today in at least 20 or more States at the highest levels, working down from there to the local community...and into the Local, State, and National Political Parties' Voter Rolls...both the Dems' and the GOP's!
But for every Hack, every disruption has a cost...that cost, always leads to the ever-present Money Trail.

And there's where Robert Mueller is leaning towards the way this investigation is going...he must certainly have very strong cases, for hiring more than a dozen of the best most experienced Criminal Prosecutors in America, a "Dream Team" in their specialties of Criminal Obstruction of Justice, Treason, Perjury, Impeachment, Corruption, Extortion, Bribery, Theft, and Money Laundering!

Now Ivanka and Donald Jr. appear to be under investigation for partnering up with Russian Mobsters...also, related to the Trumpster and Putin. Who's going to defend these two??
The only Trump not yet connected to this Reality Show is Eric!...and he's way over his head with his own troubles...ripping off Terminally Ill Kids and St. Jude Hospital with the phony Eric Trump Foundation, while funneling all the $millions$ into Trump Businesses.

Expect this piece of garbage to end up connected with Russia, too. Is his need to keep up with Dad, for the respect his Father never gave him (The only living being Trump has ever truly respected is his shameful himself)...it's the same lack of respect Donald got from his Mom & Dad. His entire life has been a desperate cry for recognition..."Ha! Ha! Look Ma! I'm on top of the World"!!

The need for Defense Attorneys arrive when you finally meet the realization, that you're in deep sh*t trouble!...while, your feeling of guilt has taken over your life and whatever confidence you had, is gone!
All the Midnight and 3 am Troll Rants on Twitter will never, ever help his cause...the true Trump character of the Liar, Con-Artist, Insanely Vicious Demagogue, Self-Centered, Egocentric, and Narcissistic Clown have been exposed, and those remembrances will never go away! No matter how much he tries to change his life around...those remembrances will remain with him till he takes his Final Breadths.

Too many 'unusual' suspects and a whole lot of people you know are guilty as sin! The next step for this Reality Show will involve all the Legal Suits...all the Clients represented by Professional Attorneys! And Team Trump, represented by the Amateur Douchebag Firm of Cohen, Kasowitz, and Sekulow!

The defense argument for Donald Trump appears to be more and more every day, the "Idiot Card"; "He's new at the job, he's inexperienced, he's a little incompetent, and not too very bright. So give this Idiot a chance"!

If push comes to shove, would Trump agree to play that Card? He will refuse till hell freezes over, but, he will...he always does! without realizing he's doing it!...he truly is a basket case Idiot! My condolences to his Team of Lawyers!
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Little Donald's Madcap Foreign Adventure

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Donald Trump, illegitimate President, and wannabe Dictator, is a fraud...from his Monetary Status to his personal "Awesome" Intellectual Mind, to his Big Man Bully Persona...this little man just doesn't have it, he lacks what it takes to become the real man he wants to be!
Diplomacy? You must be kidding!! This 'is' The Donald we're speaking about!...Diplomacy in this trip?? Umm, let's follow the Trump Itinerary.

**Greetings! from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia..."Melania won't hold my tiny little hands. Sad"
A President with no Cojones...a tough guy persona at Home against Muslims, their Religion, and their abuses towards their own citizens. But when Away, President Pussy Grabber turns into a real little pussy! sticking his little yellow tail between his legs and never making a case for Human Rights.
A case against one of the biggest abusers of Human Rights, and exporters of Terrorism in the World!!

But, with the Saudis being our Ally...you just turn your back, by-pass any mention of Human Rights, and go straight ahead and sell them $110 Billion in US Arms, naturally at the American Taxpayers' expense, and not even authorized by Congress! Illegally selling arms? and were they from companies that Donny Boy owns stock in? Like the 59 Tomahawks made by Raytheon...where his stocks made a financial killing!

Does it matter? Not with the New Russian Republican Party!...SCREW Human Rights! SCREW Feeding Kids, and the Elderly? SCREW them too! It's all about Male Whiteness, Class Status, and their addicting Scent of Money!
Like the $100 million Saudi Bribe, laundered as a "Charity
Donation" that Ivanka accepted for her newest Foundation...a Foundation that still, doesn't even legally exist?!?!

Yes! sweet little Ivanka's business acumen is as tainted as the rest of the Family Trump filth...like Trump U...it's all about how much can they steal from people less fortunate, that can't defend themselves! In the Saudi's case, it's about Rich People demanding their promised actions for their "Donations"!
Again, more Conflicts of Interests!...but, does anyone in the GOP have the backbone to even really give a damn??

$110 Billion Dollars!...where in the Budget, is "that" money going to come from?...what entitlements are going to get chopped, to fit Trump's latest awesome deal of his? And after his massive Tax Cuts planned for the Rich?
America! if you enjoy getting royally screwed by this Snake Oil Charlatan, in one way or another...by all means, proceed!

What's really seriously crazy, is that they will seriously line up to get screwed of everything in their lives, all to follow their beloved Führer! Donald Trump does prove one thing about America, and 'his' own little world; Ignorance is "Awesomely" Bliss!

**Hi! just arrived in Israel from the Middle East... "she still won't hold my little hands. Very Sad"
The Welcoming Party? a very pissed off Israeli Parliament and assorted Government officials!
Not only did Donald blow the whistle on classified info about Israel's covert operations' inside ISIS to the Russians, he put their agent in a dangerously risky situation!...and then goes out, and makes a deal with Israel's natural enemy, Saudi Arabia...for $Billions$ in Arms?!?!

At a joint press conference with Trump and Netanyahu, instead of your standard Diplomatic Briefings, Trump insisted on continuing his attacks on those who said, he told the Russians about Israel's Mossad "Asset"; “Just so you understand!...I never mentioned the word or the name 'Israel' in conversation". Never mentioned it”! Well, Donny! if you never did?...you sure confirmed it now!!!
Netanyahu's expression of WTF did this man just say? A 10 on the Anderson Cooper Eye-roll scale!
That need for the ever-present "Spotlight" will become his downfall. Just remember! putting aside Trump's High IQ facade... good old Dad paid for his College Degree...so, you really can't expect much in the form of natural intelligence from this President!

He did get to do what he came for. A foolish romp around Jerusalem, going to the West Wall and standing there...not knowing what for?...but still standing there, anyhow! It was the perfect time for his most important Presidential agenda...the ever present photo-op.
Nothing, not even WWIII, is more important to the Trumpster than the Camera & the Spotlight!

**Greetings! to Rome, Italy..."great Italian Food! but where the Romans"?
Pope Francis did not appear too amused in meeting Donald and the Family Trump...rarely a smile, or any of his famous grin.
But! officially, the Creepiest Looking Photo-op of the entire Trip took place in the Vatican: Melania and Ivanka, dressed like 2 Widows standing somber side by side, appeared more to look like the Twin Girls down the hall in "The Shining". Donald Trump? Standing next to his wife, looking like Nicholson with 'that' same creepy smile. And on the other side of the Trumpster? Pope Francis...with an even more somberly look. The expression on his face tells it all...Oh! God, why me??

It must have been frustrating to talk to a man with a mind span of 140 characters....and worse, talk to a man in an intelligent conversation about every single subject, he publicly opposes. Trump's remark about the meeting? "Fantastic" dialogue between the two!
A Vatican Statement said; Talks included Healthcare, Education, and Assistance for Immigrants, as well as the "Promotion of Peace in the World through Political Negotiation and Interreligious Dialogue".
In Trump's AM Tweet, he states; "I leave the Vatican more determined than ever to Pursue Peace in the World".
How sincere is Trump?...yea, sure!...you don't acquire "Sincerity" all of a sudden, after 70 years being a scumbag, not with a lifetime of Lies and Falsehoods! Anything is possible...but, don't sit and wait...remember, it's the Donald.

**Welcome! from Brussels, Belgium... "all that great awesome Chocolate! what's another pound or two more?"
The 2017 annual meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, was not destined to be your usual NATO Diplomatic Affair. This year King Donald, joined by Presidents and Foreign Ministers, took the center stage Spotlight and went straight into his campaign mode tirade, the same rhetoric about who pays what, and some countries not paying their equal share!
Generally insulting our Allies, Diplomacy in the Trump Administration pretty much has hit rock bottom! The sewer stench of Gutter Politics by an Inmoral President is spreading like wildfire. 100+ days in office, he has embarrassed America in front of the world over 100+ times.

You'd think he would learn? but he's just a spoiled rich brat who never understood why he wasn't always the center of attention. At the ripe old age of 70, at these meetings...he's shown off all his famed Rudeness and Disrespectful bully ways like no one else can.
His disrespectful shoving of Dusko Markovic, the Prime Minister of Montenegro?...running up and pushing people aside like a spoiled little kid, to get in front of everyone and get his picture taken!...by any other words, it was a disgraceful and disrespectful behavior, especially from a grown man who is supposed to be civilized and represents 350 million people!

But Karma stung him right back in the arse, with French President Emmanuel Macron's masterful handshake swerve off...away from the Trumpster, to kiss Angela Merkel, shake her hand, and a couple of others before Trump.

**Benvenuto! from Taormina, Sicily ..."Hey! did you know the Sicilians have a Mob? Wow! I thought all Mobsters were Russians and live next door at my Awesome Trump Towers"! What can go wrong at the G7 Summit Meetings?...it may sound stupid...but what can go wrong? They all agreed to continue with their Climate Initiative...whether or not Trump, stays in or leaves.
Most of the Foreign Leaders at this summit arrived from the NATO Meetings, earlier. What Trump has done is unite precisely those Countries, Putin wants to destabilize...especially France & Germany, and the rise of Right-Wing Nationalism in those countries.
Angela Merkel has risen as the New Leader of the Free World...with Macron and Trudeau up there, highly recognized. While America...thank you, Donny!...has given up 'that' Leadership Role! Merkel sadly said; the United States cannot be Trusted, anymore!
And with Trump still on the Guest List...by now...all the Leaders were probably wondering what absurdity he's going to do or say in this Country!
Absurdities in Sicily? by Donald Trump?...really! didn't you expect any? He made every Leader wait for him, more than a few minutes, so they can get the Official G7 2017 Group Photo ...the need to make "The Entrance" in front of all the spotlights, is what he lives for!

Then, the really lazy scumbag inside Donald Trump came bursting out! When the Group took to a walk in the Streets of Taormina, they all walked together, sort of unified (Good PR)...all except, Donald Trump! Why? cause he's Donald Trump! Yes! it's true...while everyone walked, the Donald took his big lazy ass and rode a Golf Cart!!
Too tired? Too bad, tough sh*t, and walk with everyone else!...that's what you get for being President!...and having High Blood Pressure!!

Yes! a blabbering idiot that calls himself President. Donald Trump needs to be taken seriously, cause, with all the joking aside...the man is a serious psychopath, a threat to this Nation, and a threat to the rest of the World! A Business and Political Whore who for the right prize, will do any outrageous thing...imaginable or unimaginable!
NO!! Donald J Trump doesn't deserve anyone's respect, whatsoever!
"The Resistance" is stronger than he ever expected! If he wants to remain, President, he's going to have to 'earn' that respect from We, the People!...but really, will that ever happen?..."Respect" has never, ever been part of his Family's vocabulary!

Now, it's all over and the Family Trump is back home, but not to a quiet rest...back to the reality show called Trumpgate, and now starring Jared Kushner, too! Yes! back to the ever continuing thoughts and of the very real possibilities of Him, more than half of his Cabinet, Pence, Sessions, His entire White House Staff, and a number of others...are all going down and ending up in Federal Prison! His chances for Freedom are closing up by the day!

Lock the Trumpster with Bernie Madoff? It's an insult to Bernie! He screwed Thousands out of Millions of Dollars...Trump is screwing Millions out of Thousands of their hard earned Dollar! And Jared?...you're next!...hope you like the color, Orange!!
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The Indiscreet Essence of Indifference & Immorality

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North Carolina Congressman Ted Budd cast an indefensible vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with legislation that is so awful that Budd's fellow Republicans were caught scheming to exempt themselves and their staffs from the measure’s draconian provisions.
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Oh! the Glory Days of American Oligarchy!…how long will this Cocktail Party continue to last? It can end with the next “Scandal”, or it can last Forever!…again, it all comes down to one incredibly simple thing; how much do We, the People are willing to put up with before we say…You’re Fired?!?!

Passing their phony “Repeal and Replace” Healthcare Bill, wasn’t much of a surprise…it saves face for Trump and the Morons behind it, gives Ryan a much needed passing grade from his continuously antsy aficionados, and now shuffle it off to the Senate for the Bill to once again; Die in committee!! As several Senate Republicans already are publicly admitting, it’s Dead on Arrival!

Trump and the GOP control all 3 Branches of Government: Executive, Legislative, and now, Judicial. If bills can’t get passed successfully, not just through the House, but also through the Upper House?…Trump can’t blame the Dems or his GOP…it’s his failures as Leader of his Party! It’s his job to use his leadership to get those votes in-line behind the cause!…Republicans still hold Majority, don’t they? So, how hard can it be??

It’s amazing to see the openly rampant corruption, extortion, and graft at the highest level of Government…at least, never in my lifetime…not in this Country! Looks like a lot of People are not sure what to think either…but, Travel around and you’ll find the foreign versions of Trumpism! It's Kleptocracy at its zenith!…and it’s always! always! accompanied by Decadence! down to its filthiest lowest level, possible! Yes! it’s no surprise our President is; “President Pussy Grabber”.

A man of such high degenerate moral value, selling our Nation away…at wholesale! Giving away our Healthcare? who needs it? He’s fully Insured, his family, and so are his cronies, and especially Congress…at taxpayers’ expense! That’s all they really care for…screw the public, cause all the Gold at Ft. Knox, is never going to be enough!
Our Environment? The deregulation of the polluted infestations of our Cities, in our “toxic Water”, and the imminent destruction of our land as it now exists…as well as our whole Planet! Trump & Associates can see it all rot and burn, from high atop Trump’s Golden Tower, while drinking clean “Nestle” Water!
Our Education? For those “fortunate enough”!…the rest of America’s kids? you’re on your own! The least Education the better! cause Heir Führer loves those Uneducated & Undereducated People!…ignorance is outrageously bliss in Trumpworld!
Do I need to go on? It’s no secret around the world, except probably here in America!…the American people are getting screwed over by a whole pile of ignorance, played out by an incompetent illegitimate President!

For Donald Trump, is all about the $$$…the more the better, and absolutely nothing else…Grant each Cabinet Billionaire’s dream Wish to tear down their respective Depts …for the Right Price, naturally! Chiching!!
Donald Trump is “palm-greasing” so much dirty money, sooner rather than later, it’s going to have to be laundered, fast! And now, that yet ‘another’ scandal is brewing?…this time involving; Trump, Russia, Deutsche Bank, and lots of Money-Laundering! Unbelievable! Why can’t this man just ever keep his 'Little Hands’ clean and away from scandals?

Besides Donald Trump’s indifference and open disregard for Human Rights…why is the GOP so indifferent about the poor, about the sick, about the old, and about the handicapped? Can someone tell me? And what’s the excuse for the indifference, the disrespect, and the poor treatment towards Veterans?
 
Why do they want to stop funding “Meals-on-Wheels”? Don’t they care about Senior Citizens or the Handicapped going hungry? And why do they want to stop School Breakfast & Lunch Programs that feed over 30 Million poor disadvantaged kids, daily? All the Filth and Immorality of cutting off Nutritional Programs for Kids!! Disgusting, just Disgusting!!

The most repulsive, obscene, deeply immoral, and WTF moment type of answer?? Why are those cuts needed? according to WH Budget Director Mick Mulvaney; “They’re not turning a profit”! What? What?? Yes, folks! it’s that moment…WTF?!?!

WOW! American Oligarchy’s Bromance with Life under Trumpism!…We, the People are now just a Commodity to our Government! How marvelously Fascist!

Healthcare: 24 Million off the rolls immediately, and all the multi-millions with pre-existing conditions?…next in line, take a number! As a GOP congressman said; “If you can’t afford it here…move to another State that’ll help you”! In any other words?…go f**k yourself! Die, or move somewhere else!

So the Trump Administration looks to its Citizenry as Monetary Commodities, while exhibiting a notable lack of empathy, compassion, and respect, on the least fortunate in our society…there’s nothing Noble, Decent or Honorable about this disrespectful 70 yrs. old spoiled rich baby!

Seriously, from someone whose been on both sides of the Healthcare issue…as Practitioner, and as Patient…it’s alarming to see the disgraceful attitude and disrespect from Republican lawmakers towards Healthcare and its Hippocratic Oath.
The excuse for cutting medical costs, fair pharmaceutical costs, cutting nursing staffs…all the same GOP horseshit excuses again and again!…always, to divert funds away from those who need them, to those who have too much, but it’s never enough.

Republicans and their messiah, Orange Julius, need to spend a few days in a hospital…see and experience the non-fiction world they Legislate…but, stay away blind from its reality. See the tragedies, the heartaches, cry and talk with the families whose Son, Daughter, Mom, or Dad is in critical condition, but with the lack of finances is doomed to die! Face that Family, Mr. Senator! or Mr. Congressmen! Face that Family, look at them straight in the eyes and tell them they don’t need Health Coverage! cause it’s not cost-effective and it’s not turning a profit! And it’s better for them, just to let their loved ones die!

Just remember Mr. Trump, even 'you’ will someday be a GOMER!…with your love for Healthcare? that’ll probably be your Karma! Hospitals love Gomers!…they’ll love you!

The problem? Donald Trump and the GOP are spineless cowards who habitually lie to cover their overwhelming deficiencies as Honorable and Respectable Businessmen and Politicos.
Congratulating themselves with an after-vote Beer fest?!?! Congratulating themselves for kicking 24 Million people off their Healthcare coverage? 24 Million People left to die!! And the Millions more with Pre-existing conditions? F**k you and Die, too!!

America!! Wake up! and smell the coffee! our enemy is not half-way around the world!…our enemies are sitting in Washington DC, and 'you’ put them there! Indecent and Immoral Degenerates that call themselves Republicans! Compassionless American traitors who will stoop to the lowest gutter and sell their Country away to Russian Oligarchs, as long they can screw their fellow Americans of every dollar and every penny they have, first!

Why don’t they give a damn? It’s not them or their children that are affected…they got the best available Medicine at their disposal, without ever paying a dime!…We, the people are just too stupid! and remain stupid by paying for their Healthcare!

Irony or Stupidity? We pay, out of our own hard earned money in taxes, for our politicians’ “Top of the Line” Healthcare Insurance Packages, while we can’t even afford to have our own???…sorry! but there’s something wrong with 'that’ picture!

And when all is said and done; 24 Million, plus the Millions more with Pre-existing conditions are going to be screwed over through political Graft by a compassionless degenerate, who calls himself a President…which, in return for Politically Prostituting himself, for the Right Price…turned those Millions off the rolls into a massive $600+ Billion Dollar Tax Cut, exclusively for the Richest 1% in America!!!

The Pathetic lows the GOP has traveled in recent years…the exploitation of those educationally vulnerable, and the coming of their “Superstar”, their perfect Snake Oil Salesman. A marriage made where all the participants will someday meet again…in Hell!

Karma Sucks! Especially for Trump’s hardcore of fanatic fools!…they fought and yelled at the GOP to repeal a Black Man’s Legacy!
Ahhyup! In typical moronic Trump fashion; They cheered the GOP for ending Healthcare…and thus, also taking away their own Coverage!! Yes! these morons, actually Celebrated their own Loss of Coverage!

Well, I guess in Trumpworld…until America becomes Great Again?…our Country’s Motto will remain; “Stupid Is As Stupid Does”!!
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The "Con" gets conned: Sucked into a Syrian Quagmire

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Having opposed Obama’s initiative to punish Assad following that attack, Trump clearly has no idea what to do now that his missiles have landed in Syria.
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"To Believe or Not to Believe in the Age of Trumpism", has become a major topic of Chit Chat everywhere you turn.
And now, an attack by 59 Tomahawk Missiles on an empty Warehouse?

Let's put this current Middle East Crisis in some sort of perspective.
1) We have been militarily funding the Syrian Rebels in its Revolution against Bashar Al-Assad's Government.
2) Russia supports Al-Assad with a Military fully armed to the teeth, with the latest equipment and technology, plus Russian Air Power for support.
3) The US is fighting ISIS, and Russia is "technically" fighting ISIS, too…but, not really!…they'll protect Assad, 1st and foremost.

So, the Scenario: We have Syrian Rebels getting bombed by Russia Airstrikes, that are killing Rebel Soldiers and Civilians…including the Women and Children banned from entering the Unites States! Meanwhile, Assad decides to Gas some towns that are Rebel strongholds, including more Women and Children that might have been alive today, if allowed to enter as Syrian Refugees.

Why would the US Navy fire 59 sophisticated Tomahawk Missiles on 1 target?...and an empty target, at that?!?! There's enough accurate intelligence reports to hit the right Target…and still, they hit an empty building? Only if ordered.

The New York Con Artist Extraordinaire has become the "Mark" by a much better cold-blooded Con named Vlad…and in perfect view for the rest of the world to see. While at the same time, he's purposely adding tension between the US and Russia. Testing the Trumpster?

How do Secret Foreign Affairs become very Public? Just have the Trumpster involved!

The Trump/Putin phone call, warning about the eminent Missile Attack and its target, was the proper protocol, considering Russia has personnel on the ground. The fact Russia is Syria's key ally doesn't help matters, and whether it was Intended or not… it gave the Syrians more than enough time to move whatever they wanted out. There were even eyewitness reports to the moving of equipment and crates out of the building!

The chemicals for Gas Warfare? Not there! Some, question whether it was Assad or Putin, who actually Gassed the population?...they'll both lie and cover for each other, anyway!

The response for the Attack was correct: a Statement, condemning the use of Gas or Germ Warfare…and, it should stop right there!!
Except, were speaking about Donald Trump, his love for the Ultimate Limelight, and the Money! Money! Money! from the Military Industrial Complex.
Cashed in big time on his Raytheon Stock with those Tomahawk Missiles. Estimated cost? at $1.4 Million per big pop?…no wonder he fired so many of them!

How does everything this President does, turn into a nightmarish series of scandals or inept strategies and actions?? The Gas attack and Nikki Haley showing Pictures of the dead children at the United Nations was Trump's Bush9/11moment…the Missile Attack? Like George's 9/11 defiant pose on top of the Rubble, all for the mere interest of the Polls, and maybe a Photo-op. And like Dubya, they'll drop again!

Was it a "Wag the Dog" stunt? The Syrians were expecting it!…when the Missiles were fired, the Syrians' sophisticated Air Defense with its Russian Anti-Aircraft Systems, plus the S-300 and the "State of the Art" S-400 Anti-Missile Systems did not respond! Allowing those Tomahawks to enter Syrian Airspace, and tracking them till they hit its target...an empty building!!

And not bombing the runways? It's the standard 'universal protocol' in Air Warfare…bomb the Airfields 1st to minimize your enemy's response! The Pentagon knew that…but did Trump care to use Military Intelligence or professional advice? Too much Information for his tiny mind!
Not bombing the runways because they can be easily repaired?? More Trump horseshit!...like always. Those runways are not to be touched, cause the Russians use it for their planes.

The Attack? It was a Political stunt to give himself a boost and a jump up in the Polls! But a very dangerous Part #2 of this Tale, now follows, and what emerges may easily cause what the world kept warning the US about. Yes! Get the hell out of the Middle East!…now, the inexperienced and totally inept Donald Trump is being pushed directly by Putin on one side, by Bibi Netanyahu on another, Turkey's Erdogan sticking his 2 cents in and urging Trump to bring in ground troops!…and the GOP? Well, for them it's fantastic! Let all those Military Lobby "Commissions" roll in!!

The Missile Strike "wasn’t intended to 'damage' Assad", Tillerson said, "because the Trump Administration is actually 'working with Assad' to defeat ISIS"!...WTF?!?!

It was all a Charade? Using innocent victims such as these poor little kids, as pawns to advance his own agenda? Yes! "Deplorable" is too kind of a word for this "little" man.

Working with Al-Assad?? Trump is definitely Putin's "Mark"! As Americans watch him get sucked into the Syrian conflict, even deeper…our Nation is being insulted by our own Leader, and embarrassed in front of the whole world!

Oh! BTW, remember the Trump/Russia Scandal? How can you forget so soon? How a convenient and relatively harmless Airstrike, keeps the Putin/Trump Collusion Show off the scandal sheets for at least few days! Ironic? Don't think so!
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Deconstructing America: USA's Future & Trumpism

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The aftershocks are continuing to reverberate from the political earthquakes of 2016. The seismic events of last year, culminating in the election victory of US President Donald Trump, have generated saturation coverage and acres of commentary. There has since been plenty of soul-searching and hand-wringing from liberal opinion-makers about the dangers of creeping authoritarianism and the advent of fascism. 
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We, the People of the United States Of America are truly living in a state Intellectual Dysfunction. William Gaddis once said: "Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of Ignorance".

Cultivating the uneducated, poorly educated and undereducated is not new in Authoritarian regimes…it's called "Indoctrination" of the masses!...and the younger the better!
Nothing would please Trumpism more than watching a bunch of rotten little Nazis bastards, running around in kindergarten, shouting the Sieg Heil salute to everyone they pass on the streets!

When someone says his goals are to "deconstruct the administrative state"…if you're one of those "uneducated" or "undereducated" folks beloved so much by this administration, you might say, yeah! it's time to change the way Washington operates!

Listen up, America! "The Deconstruction of the Administrative State"…no matter how you look at it…it's the Deconstruction of our Democratic System of Government! our values! our way of life! Plain and simple…the destruction of our Sovereign Democracy!
As the world continues to say, more and more every day; Is the America, who everyone once admired and envied, really that stupid?!?!

Well? yes, we are! Americans want to change Washington with an "outsider", by electing a man with absolutely no experience whatsoever in the world on Domestic & Foreign Affairs, a renowned Liar, Bigot, and Con Artist…and a well known Fascist, among other things…to run our Country. A man who got compromised hook, line, and sinker by a Foreign Power and now has become their puppet, probably just to stay alive…everyone knows Putin and what he's capable of doing. Well,
America! you wanted an Outsider? You certainly got what you wished for!

The many critics about our Political System…on both sides of the aisles…will find out soon; With all its problems, our Fragile Democracy is really not all that bad, after all!
At least! you can bitch how bad the System is!!...bitching about it during Heir Drumpf, Heir Bannon, and Comrade Putin's hostile takeover?
f we really believe the Press is our enemy, and the President is the all-wise, all-knowing, enlightened Savior of the Masses?…we deserve what we get! When will 'they' come…. knock, knock, knocking at 'your' door?

They first came for the Hispanics, those "Bad Hombres" crossing over and bringing in Drugs, Robbing, Raping, and Murdering everyone in America!…then they came for the Muslims because they're all terrorists committing acts around the country every day!
Just look at all those terrible "Terrorist Attacks" in Atlanta, Bowling Green…and even in Sweden?!?! You gotta be careful not to get shot by a fake terrorist!
With all that Fascist horseshit? ignorance will always prevail and follow blindly!...I kid you not!

Now, in Trump's Fascist America with his Ideology of hate and fear, the American Jewish Community is being targeted and hit hard…Rabbis throughout the Nation are receiving Death threats! Bomb threats at Jewish Community Centers! Jewish Cemeteries are being defaced, Synagogues vandalized with Graffiti drawings of the "Star of David" and the "Nazi Swastika"…will they be the next people "Trumpism" goes after?...or will they come for the African-Americans, or the LGBT Community, first?

Does all of this sound too familiar?? How about Germany, circa 1931-33? Accusing the Jews, for causing all the problems, themselves? It's called "Scapegoating", one of Joe Goebbels' 50something techniques of "Propaganda".
And now, another act of the Fascist mind; The Idea of separating the Mothers from their Children…deporting the parents out of this country, but keep the children, as an act to deter anyone from trying to come into this Country.
The kids? Place them in an orphanage and indoctrinate them to the Glory of Trumpism!

Where is America's Voice?...and what Voice? If Americans really believe our Free Press is the Enemy, we will truly be living in a darkness of ignorance, never seen before by this Nation.

Saying you're the "least" Anti-Semitic Human Being on the face of this Earth, and condemning Anti-Semitism on National TV, just doesn't cut it!...not! when the real President behind the orange glow Throne, and the Man making our Nation's decisions, Steve Bannon…by unanimous consent…is the "most" Anti-Semitic and dangerous person in America!!

"Fascism should more properly be called Corporativism, since it is the merger of State and Corporate Power" ~~~ Benito Mussolini

White Nationalist America…under the guidance of Steve Bannon…is ready to built a new Political System, an Oligarch form of Government with One supreme ruler holding absolute power. And the creation of a new "Nationalist World Order", Sieg Heil!

But to create it, you're going to have to destroy it first. And in the words of Steve Bannon; “The best Cabinet in the history of Cabinets, they were selected for a reason, and that is 'Deconstruction'.” Yes!! The destruction of our American Government and its Constitution, our Democracy, and our Democratic processes, and our cultural and social way of life.

Bannon very openly tells America; We're gonna destroy the American System, One Cabinet Department at a time, and One Amendment at a Time…but, not before Donald Trump and his Billionaire Cabinet makes a killing out of their respective Depts…and Ft. Knox.
First Cabinet Member privately raking big $$$ in big deals with Russia? Good old Rex Tillerson for his old Exxon/Mobil…much like Dick Cheney did for Halliburton…but way much bigger!

All Authoritarians do love to touch, fondle, and remove all the Gold they can swindle the Country's Treasury out of before they all get run out of town on their golden derrieres.

The battle for the Hearts and Minds of America has begun amid constant chaos, daily scandals, allegations and false claims, lies, fake stories, and more Trump embarrassments throughout the Country and the World.
The Enemy? The Press, the Intelligence Community, half of Washington DC…and the 65,844,610 Americans that believe Heir Führer an Illegitimate President, and just a proxy for Putin.

The Future of America? It's up to We, the People! Whether you want to face facts or not…the truth? Our Choice is simple; A) Become a Fascist Nation with its suppression and its Draconian Policies…or B) Try to make our Democracy Work. Those are the only real choices we truly have!…Sieg Heil! "Fascism" is winning!
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Just the Facts, ma'am...please, no "Alternative Facts"

Just the Facts, ma'am...please, no "Alternative Facts" | Society, Politics, And Culture | Scoop.it
The new administration's pushback on verifiable facts is unprecedented and shows that the Trump we saw on the campaign trail hasn't changed once he took the oath of office. And it's only been a week.
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You Insult the intelligence of the American Public! and then you have the Public agree with ya?? Because Trump sure did insult everyone!!...and still, the public sure elected him!!

The Alternative Facts! It's hard for Trump's minions to accept the 'real facts' about someone, when that person lifted the burden for all Closet Racism, liberated the foul mouth open racist out from his cave, and lifted hate and prejudice to the forefront of today's deteriorating America!
Frustrated by the multiculturalism of American Society…these sub-humanoids that call themselves, true Trump Supporters, prefer the Lies and remain the Status Quo, rather than move forward with their lives and progress as a more Perfect Union.

Unlike other Elections, it wasn't so much about the Economy, because the GOP's traditional Strength was taken by Obama…so they resorted to their Batshit politics, wondered into the Extreme Right Wing's White Nationalist Agenda and their politics of Hate, Lies, and Fear…along with their new found love for public Disrespect and Vulgarity…Racism and Bigotry are paramount in their everyday lives! Fascism? Wunderbar!!

Mexicans are Rapists and Criminals? Said by the man who's raping the living hell out of this Country right now…besides his ex, Ivanna, and the scores of women he's molested through the years…raping the core values of our fragile Democracy, from respect and decorum to public insults and vulgarity. Criminals? They'll rape this Nation out of every penny they can pillage out of Ft. Knox before they're run out of office…or go to jail!

Mexicans are Rapist and Criminals just like Hillary Clinton rigged the election!…nice lines by a Demagogue, as he spews his horseshit to the masses…while quietly backstage, he's doing exactly what he accuses others of doing!
It's the old practice of keeping your audience guessing if it's a "Fact or an "Alternative Fact"…and keep them distracted with Lies and Innuendos, while you rob them blind!
It's the typical hypocrisy of degenerates, the lure of an Indecent Act, or Indecency in general, is just too much to resist for these scumbags.

The total disrespect of the American Public, the Kleptocracy of the Trump Administration: Corruption, Black Mail, Money Laundering, Graft…a Billionaire and his Billionaire Cabinet, greasing their palms and stuffing their pants with all the dirty money they want, and then some!
Openly applauding the use of Torture? disavowing the Geneva Convention Rules? believing that "To the Victors goes the Spoils"? Trump openly approves the Pillage and Plunder of a Sovereign Nation…in this case, it’s the Oil!...even if it's considered a Criminal Offense to steal or remove anything from another Country; before, during, or after the end of a War. It's still a "War Crime" under International Law.
 
And the GOP's spineless reaction? Whatever happens? These true cowards just don't give a damn!...as long as they control the White House!
What we're watching is a type of insulting "Deliberate" Ignorance…currently being played out by the GOP…never, seen before in the annals of American Politics.

What language or sign language does it take, to make someone understand that Evolution in all forms, is inevitable?...Good or bad, whether you want to or not…it's inevitable! No matter what happens, the world is going to continue on its merry way…with you or without you!! It's what we do along our journey, that determines our personal future…but, the rest of this world? It'll still continue to Evolve!

So, to all Anti-Trump Republicans and Democratic Losers in 2016: Suck it up and live with it! Stop whining cause "yesterday" will never come!…want to make a difference? Resist!…the silent revolution of peaceful resistance, has worked in the past! Do something…Resist, become a Social Activist (for whichever side you want!), and make the world aware of 'your' Cause!…or, just continue your whining.
Do something!…anything!...but, make your voice heard! Think about it! In today's political atmosphere, you just might not have another chance?!?!

Politics today is a Tug of War being played out for the Hearts and Minds of the American People! A fight between the forces of Civility, Morals, Respect, and Education versus the forces of Incivility, Immorality, Disrespectfulness, and absolute sheer total Ignorance.

The Fall of Rome was a Cultural Transformation. Like Rome, America is in the midst of its own Multi-Cultural Transformation.

Rome wasn't built in a day, and it took much more than 50-60 years for it to Fall…America has been around for 241 years, already! And as our days pass, with the most blatantly open corrupt Government in US History?…the Fall of American Democracy and the rise of Fascism, appears closer and closer.

The Open Corruption, the Lies and the Deceits, the Decadency in the $$$ running this Government, their Disrespect, and their Immorality…an Administration that openly promotes the use of decadent Vulgarity, and Lies as the norm in our American Culture?...in the words of Greg Popovich; "We are Rome"!
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