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From the You’ve Got to be Kidding Me Department August 21, 2017

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And now for something completely different:

It’s starting to feel like we’re living in a Monty Python episode.  I keep waiting for the Secretary of the Department of Silly Walks to show up on CNN or one of its fellow fake news networks telling us that we need to impeach President Trump because of his hair.

Rush Limbaugh summed it up perfectly (as usual) when he said, “Black people and white people who were never slaves are fighting white people and others who were never Nazis over Confederate statues erected by Democrats — and somehow it’s all Donald Trump’s fault.”

The altleft AntiFa Blackshirts with their ski masks, bottle of urine, profanity, and violence pretend to oppose the altleft neo-fascists and the media megaphone plays along pretending one side is right and one is left.  Nazis are national socialists.  Both sides are socialist agitators using the time honored tactics of social disruption in an attempt to gain power.

Unfortunately for America the AntiFa Blackshirts are the bully boys of the Democrat/Media complex so they continue to get treated with kid gloves.  Their crimes are covered up and their real message of hate is glossed over.

They seek to defend free speech by not allowing anyone who disagrees with them to speak.  They seek to erase our history so they can rewrite it into an anticolonial screed straight out of Hollywood.  To them America is the greatest threat to mankind.  To them our very founding was blemished by hypocrisy and hate.  To them the very discovery of the Americas by Europeans was an act of bigotry and enslavement.

If they have their way their violent imposition of Saul Alinsky’s Amerika will finally fulfill the promise/threat of Obama to fundamentally transform our nation.

During my career as a college professor I’ve been involved in the establishment of Dual Enrollment Programs wherein high school students could take one class and gain high school and college credit through a local community college.

While doing this I’ve reviewed text books on American History that have more space given to Malcolm X than to George Washington.  I’ve seen Political Science teachers give assignments such as “Watch Michael Moore’s mockumentary Fahrenheit 11/9 and then write an essay exposing how many ways President Bush lied to get us into the Iraq War.”  What I’ve seen designed and implemented over the last few decades has been the substitution of indoctrination for education and the triumph of political correctness.

The Progressives have captured the media, Hollywood, academia, and public education.  They’re rebelling now because enough Americans in enough of the right places voted to bring some real change.  We voted to regain control of our borders, to put America First in trade and foreign affairs.  We voted to roll back the bureaucracy and allow free enterprise to Make America Great Again.  We voted to drain the swamp.

The establishment cannot allow any of this to take place just as they cannot allow President Trump to succeed.  If we need to bring in a professional Business man to clean up the mess the professional politicians have made what do we need professional politicians for?  The perpetually re-elected hacks in Congress will continue to thwart every effort by President Trump to implement his promises.  The Bureaucracy will continue to leak and stonewall.  And their AntiFa Blackshirt bully boys will continue their assault on every expression of the America we voted for.  Their goal is impeachment and their witch hunt won’t end until they have scalps to show for all their effort.

Their media carries on a day after day 24/7 assault upon President Trump.  The bought and paid for perpetually re-elected hacks battle the President’s agenda, our agenda in every committee, in every vote, in every speech, tweet, and soundbite.  And all the while their AntiFa Blackshirts attempt to take control of the streets and violently suppress any public support for President Trump or the America his supporters want to see restored.

This should be no surprise if you have read Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals.  He laid out the goals and tactics long ago.  President Obama did his best to apologize, lie, and subvert America into the third world.  Now he leads the Resist 45 Movement from his lair in DC.  Since his chosen successor lost her bid to seal the deal we’re faced with this insurgency of hate.

If you take the time to listen to their media megaphone you’ll hear how the storm troopers of the left are destroying public and private property, assaulting people, and stifling free speech all in the name of social justice.  This reminds me of the conundrum I have always faced concerning abortion; how can a moral wrong be a civil right.  In this case I ask myself how can social justice be so harmful to society and so unjust?

Watching the media cartel’s talking heads on any of their endless panels of experts tell me how terrible President Trump is, why I should hate him, and pray for his impeachment I keep waiting for the door to fly open and Wolf Blitzer as Cardinal Ximinez to rush in flanked by his two junior cardinals Jake Tapper as Cardinal Biggles with his goggles pushed over his forehead and Rachel Madow as Cardinal Fang.

I can almost hear Cardinal Blitzer pontificating, “NOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition! Our chief weapon is surprise…surprise and fear…fear and surprise…. Our two weapons are fear and surprise…and ruthless efficiency…. Our three weapons are fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency…and an almost fanatical devotion to Obama…. Our four…no… Amongst our weapons…. Amongst our weaponry…are such elements as fear, surprise….and endless criticism.

As we descend into lunacy….as the theater of the absurd races across our TV screens nightly disguised as news it reminds me of the new old saying, “Obama called me a clinger.  Hillary called me despicable.  Terrorists call me an infidel.  Trump calls me an American.”

I know it’s politically incorrect to us the “M” word but we need to man up and stand up for what we believe.  We have to reject the absurdity of the Progressives and let the world know we voted for change and we want what we voted for!  Drain the swamp and make America great again.

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Drill Baby Drill July 24, 2017

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That was the America First battle cry for decades as the America Last crowd tried to mold us into their version of a second-rate power and potential third world hellhole.  For administration after administration we were lectured about how we had to drive less, trade in our SUVs for tiny little Obama Clown Cars to reach “Energy Independence.”  Now after less than six months of the Trump Administration long stalled pipelines are flowing, America is one of the major oil exporting nations, the cost of gasoline is dropping due to the expanding supply, OPEC is freaking because we’re fracking, and we’re talking about “Oil Dominance.”

Combine that with a resurgent coal industry and we’re beginning to see the outlines of making America great again.

If we can get a healthcare bill that allows the free market to fix the problem, if we can repeal two regulations for every new one (so far Mr. Trump is repealing sixteen for every new one), if we can resist the pressure of the neo-cons for war in Syria, or Iran, or Russia, or anywhere, if we can avoid the political assassination of impeachment we may have a chance to right the Ship-of-State that’s been listing hard to port for generations.

Those are some big “Ifs.”  The political establishment, that two headed bird of prey that constitutes the Republicrat Government Party is fixated on the destruction of the Trump presidency.  They must destroy him and declare that his election was an aberration, a mistake that has to be rebuked and reversed.  If Mr. Trump, a non-politician can succeed than it reveals the truth.  We don’t need professional politicians and technocrats to run the bewildering bureaucracy these same hacks and pencil pushers have created.

We now have a Special Counsel investigating a non-crime.  We have House and Senate committees spending all day every day investigating things they know are cut from whole cloth, castles in the air.  The Progressive Republican majorities in Congress are unable to reverse the travesty of affordable healthcare that costs more.  The courts provide injustice as they block obviously lawful acts of the President because they didn’t like his rhetoric while a candidate.  What is the long and short of all this obstructionism?  The political class and their allies in the chatocracy are determined to reverse the results of the 2016 election.  Or at least to bog the administration down with trumped up investigations to the point they’re paralyzed and ineffective.  Why?  Because they didn’t win and they can’t allow a non-politician to succeed that’s why.

For years the political hucksters told us we had to lower our expectations.  They told us we had to make amends and pay reparations for all the evil we’d done.  We had a president making apology tours, bowing to foreign rulers, and in general doing all he could to fulfill the dreams of his anti-colonial father.

Finally we have a leader who believes America can be great again.  Finally we have a leader who proudly says we should believe in, project, and defend America first.  This is just too much for the apparatchiks who hang on like a drowning man to a life preserver to the levers of power in the bureaucratic Rube Goldberg machine that is the federal behemoth.

How do we break the log jam?

Enter my new political party, the Telephone Book Party.  Every two years we pick the first 535 names out of a phone book and that’s our congress.  Then two years later we try another phone book.  At least we’d have some regular people and maybe even a few working people in there instead of these feather-bedding plutocrat wannabes making laws for everyone else that don’t apply to them.

Seriously we have to do something to break out of the death spiral.  If the deadweight would get out of the way and pass a simple healthcare fix such as Senator Cruz’s suggestion of allowing insurance companies to offer affordable policies without all the required Obamacare bells and whistles.  If they would pass tax reform and build the wall President Trump would soar to the top of the polls.  So, you can be assured none of that is going to happen.

What can we do?  We rallied in unprecedented numbers to elect a non-politician to break the cycle and rejuvenate the American dream of personal freedom and economic opportunity.  You can see how well that’s going?

If the Constitution was written expressly to institute and maintain a limited government and we have what we have how can we say it’s a success at the moment?  Dare we say it, the Constitution has failed.  Perhaps it’s time to reassess the social contract by which we order and live our lives.  If ¾ of the States call for a convention to consider amendments according to Article V of the Constitution such a convention shall convene.  Currently twelve States have voted for such a convention.  Thirty-four are needed.  Many fear such a convention.  However, if what we have now is no longer working why should we hesitate?  The Founders and the Framers didn’t hesitate.  They did what was needed to birth this great experiment in human freedom.  Should we hesitate to re-birth it now that it’s become ossified with precedent and political machinations?

We need to plumb the depths of our hearts and the recesses of our souls to find the courage and fortitude to rebuild the walls and pinnacles of human freedom.  Just as the ridiculed advice of drill baby drill led us from energy subservience to energy dominance maybe we need a new deck and not just a new deal?

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When Your Strategy Doesn’t Work Check Your Tactics July 19, 2017

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The Republican House voted more than fifty times to repeal Obummercare. Even the Republican Senate did the same thing a few times while the Progressives’ Obamassiah was running the State and not just the Deep State.  Now that the Republicans have the whole shooting match they can’t seem to hit the target.

Maybe it’s the strategy of doing it all in one BIG omnibus bill filled with payoffs, bribes, and meant to restructure the entire healthcare industry in one fell swoop that is causing the problem.  I know, I know the perpetually re-elected love their omnibus mega-bills just because they can shoehorn in massive payoffs and bribes without anyone being the wiser, but this just isn’t working.

Besides if the vote in November was for anything it was for ending business as usual.  It was for reining in the two-headed Republicrat bird of prey.  It was for righting the Ship of State before it crashes on the reef of bankruptcy.  It was for taking control of our Republic from the technocrats and the professional socialist redistributionist hustlers and returning it to the hands of those who work to make America great, again.

Obviously from the on-going “There’s a Russian Under Every Bush” reality show in Congress the inmates are still running the asylum in the capital of the world.  The Republican variety of Progressives after all their valiant efforts to repeal Obummercare when there was no chance it would actually repeal Obummercare don’t really want to remove the governments talons from one sixth of our economy.

An axiom of socialist logic is that once an entitlement is enacted it can never be repealed because the people become strung-out on the idea that someone owes them something.  Have you ever tried taking candy from a baby or a bone from a dog?  It adds up to about the same thing as trying to convince people addicted to free stuff that they don’t need the free stuff.

We have a President who wants to fulfill his campaign promises.  He wants to repeal Obummercare and replace it with sensible free market solutions, he wants to lower taxes for working people and small businesses, he wants to allow Corporations to re-patriate the hundreds of billions locked up overseas because of confiscatory taxes at home, and he wants to build the wall.  He wants to do all these things, and if he was able to do them we would once again have a health care system that is dynamic, cutting edge and providing the best care for the most people, the economy would take off like a rocket, and with the tide of migration stopped those who are here would have the breathing space to assimilate and become Americans.  If he could accomplish these things he would be a shoe-in for re-election and end up as one of the most successful presidents in History.  This is exactly why the best Congress money can buy will never pass any of these things.

Instead the plutocrats of the Potomac are playing legislative games.  They are using their Omnibus hand-jive to mask the fact that their repeal doesn’t really repeal very much.  They want to keep the taxes, keep the mandates, and keep the subsidies.  They want to bail out the insurance companies, payoff their donors, and pad the bill with bribes for every lobbyist and special interest group with enough clout to get skin in the game.

Luckily we have some watchmen on the walls who are using every megaphone they can find to warn us about the sow’s ear being passed off as a silk purse.  Senators like Rand Paul and Mike Lee are leading the fight.  Congressmen like Dave Brat are speaking truth to power and shining a light in the darkness.

If the Republicans were really serious about repeal and replace they wouldn’t use the omnibus absurdity, but they would instead deal with this in bite size chunks.  Repeal Obummercare and return the country to the status quo ante.  Then pass individual bills to make the changes they want to see.  For instance one bill to provide pre-existing condition coverage, another to allow insurance companies to sell across state lines, another for tort reform, another to streamline the FDA, etc.

All these bills could be just a few pages long written in Standard English instead of the hundreds and thousands of pages of insurance speak that clutter the omnibus monstrosities.

In other words, when your strategy doesn’t work check your tactics.  If the Mitch, Paul, and the GOP Pretenders were serious about fulfilling the campaign promises they made they would give us a hundred little victories instead of one major defeat.  But if they did that President Trump would succeed.  And if President Trump succeeds he points out the fact that we don’t need these professional politicians to run our world.  We can run it just fine ourselves.

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Hope For The Hopeless April 3, 2017

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What is the self-deception of self-perception?

It is so easy to believe that the universe is self-centered because our perception is.  The only universe anyone can see is viewable from one and only one perspective; with our self in the center.

Like any other type of navel gazing the self-deception of self-perception carries the seeds of its own penalty.  While focusing on self we miss the reality of the world that is spinning around us oblivious to the self-absorbed child prattling away in the center of a room full of adults.  We may think we are profound.  However if our only frame of reference is the inherently flawed one we perceive from our perch in the center of an ego-centric universe our insights are skewed and our judgement irrelevant.  We may believe we are essential.  However, while knowing we are essential we should recall that graveyards are filled with irreplaceable people.

This is not an attempt to bring about a personal Great Depression.  It is not it is not the voice of one crying from the roof tops, “Abandon hope all ye who enter here” from someone who ascribes to the street wisdom, “Life’s a bitch and then you die.”

No, this is the warning of one who has made the mistake of confusing the apparent reality of a personally centered universe for the reality of a God centered universe.  For make no mistake, if we do not put God in the center we will inevitably and eventually put ourselves there.

As we watch our world wobble off into a bizarre pseudo-reality created by perpetually re-elected control freaks in government, indoctrination centers posing as educational institutions, and spin machines in the media it is hard to see where it is going.

Look at the so-called Russian Scandal.  What I want to know is that if the Russians hacked the election to change the outcome and Hillary won the popular vote why aren’t we looking at her campaign for the collusion?

The shrill campaign to make the Trump Presidency appear illegitimate becomes more transparent every day.  Look at Judge Neil Gorsuch, a man who was earlier confirmed unanimously for the Appeals court Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer now says he has “serious doubts” that Judge Gorsuch is within what Democrats consider to be the legal mainstream.

On issue after issue whatever President Trump tries to do or say he is attacked.  It reminds me of the story making the rounds; President Trump is out in a boat with another man.  The other man’s hat blows off.  President Trump gets out of the boat and walks on the water over to get the hat and then walks on the water back.  Gives the hat to the man and gets back in the boat.  The next day the headline is, “Trump can’t swim.”

Many of those around us, many of those who rule the world around us are trapped in a cycle of navel gazing.  They can’t see the forest for the trees.  In the last election we had the choice between the last nail in our coffin and a chance.  We decided to take the chance.  Don’t let those who believe they are the source and summit of all things stop us from at least trying to get ourselves out of the ditch they drove us into.

And by the way the only real antidote to falling into the self-deception of self-perception trap is to confess Jesus Christ as Lord and to believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead.  If you will do that all the rest of this will fall into place no matter what headlines the media cartel chooses to invent.

The only way we got here to begin with is because prayer works and because He promised if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

So when you see the navel gazers lying about everything, making up their fake news, and convincing everyone around you to repeat their headlines thinking that these are their personal opinions don’t get dismayed.  Don’t be depressed.  For though a thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; it shall not come near you.  Only with your eyes shall you look and see the reward of the wicked.  Because you have made the Lord, who is my refuge, even the Most High, your dwelling place no evil shall befall you nor shall any plague come near your dwelling;  for He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.  In their hands they shall bear you up lest you dash your foot against a stone.

Remember without hope your hopeless and I would not want to leave you hopeless.  In other words, why worry when you can pray?

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I Smell Some Rats March 27, 2017

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After the election the stock market took off like a rocket.  Job creation zoomed toward the stratosphere.  Today as the chameleon Progressive RINOs crawl out from under the sheep’s clothing they use to disguise themselves in every election.  As they follow their leaders John McCain and Lindsey Graham in attacking President Trump and doing everything they can to thwart his agenda the markets are beginning to stumble.

In this column I have noted for a long time that if we want the economy to shake off the shackles of the collectivist chains it isn’t rocket science.  Cut through the Gordian Knot of regulations which strangle business and lower the punishing tax rates that steal the fruit of producers flushing it down the Washington money hole.  Have you ever wondered why we see signs that say share the wealth but we never see signs that say share the work?  In any society that taxes Peter to pay Paul eventually everyone changes their name to Paul.

One of the maxims of economics is if you want more of something subsidize it.  If you want less tax it.  Look at the policies of the Progressives since 1989.  They’ve turned a safety net into a hammock so is it any wonder we have so many with the free time to be professional protestors demanding more?

Now that the Ryan led House has been prevented from pushing Obamacare Lite down our throats.  The Donald says he wants tax reform.  As a matter of fact he now regrets that he didn’t work on tax reform first.  How long will it take for McCain and Company to oppose that?  Business people are beginning to see all the rats have not left the ship even though it is drowning in twenty trillion dollars of debt.

The debt ceiling will be raised.  The lead from behind diplomacy of the Apologize-in-Chief left potential wars looming on the horizon in Korea and Syria.   Either one could blossom overnight into major sinkholes for the Trump Administration.

Once, no twice America voted for the smoke and mirrors of hope and change.  Now we have voted for drain the swamp and build the wall.  In the first case we reaped the whirlwind of retreat and defeat.  And with the cheer leading of McCain, Graham, and others reaching across the aisle to maintain the strings of the Lilliputians the American Gulliver can’t seem to break free.

Calling for special prosecutors to inventigate the mythical links between President Trump and Russian spies, evidently hiding under every bush, the push for impeachment hearings will roll through the halls Congress as sure as liberals love taxes and regulations.

I am beginning to think we should carve the faces of McCain, Graham, Schumer and Franken on the sides of Mount Trashmore.   A fitting tribute to those who labor long and hard to impose upon us their vision of America as just one more state in a New World Order run by the nameless faceless bureaucrats infesting 760 United Nations Plaza.

Defund the UN?  I say throw them out and let The Donald turn the whole thing into condominiums.  And who knows, after their impeachment debacle fails maybe the voters will wake up and throw the bums out along with their globalist bathwater.

When Patrick Henry was elected to attend the Constitutional Convention he famously said no.  When asked why he wouldn’t attend he answered, “I smelt a rat.”    What did he mean?  What did the man who said, “Give me liberty or give me death,” see coming in the wake of revolution?  Look at the best Congress money can buy and you will see what the smell was all about.

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What Did Obama Know and When Did He Know It? March 24, 2017

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The accusation that the Trump team and maybe even Candidate Trump himself colluded with the Russians has been going on since before the inauguration.  The ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBCPBS Cartel, the media megaphone of the Democrat Party, has battered the low information voters with unfounded charges delivered as hard fact for months.

The RHINO fellow travelers led by John McCain and Lindsey Graham have spewed forth their impassioned cries for a special prosecutor.  Republican led committees in the House and the Senate have played along with or at least provided a prestigious stage for what the Deep State or Permanent Government hopes will be President Trump’s version of Watergate.  The hysterical demagogues such as Representative Maxine Waters and Representative Keith Ellison seconded of course by Senator Lindsey RHINO Graham, are already calling or in the case of the ersatz conservative Graham “warning” of impeachment.

Then Came Trump with a tweet that roiled the happy little parade to another Silent Coup.  On March the 4th President Trump Tweeted, “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!”  This was followed about half an hour later with another Tweet, “How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!”

Since that time the Media has been frothing at the mouth calling him a liar, calling the charges fake news and generally going berserk that a victim of their electronic and print lynching would have the gall to try to slip the noose.  They trotted out all the usual suspects to say there was nothing to The Donald’s charges.

Yet the hearings on whether or not the Trump team colluded with the Russians go on as if nothing has happened.  Over and over our Intelligence professionals have told us that their exhaustive investigations have unearthed nothing.  There is no evidence of collusion.  Both the former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and ex-CIA Director Mike Morrell have said they saw no evidence of collusion.

Here are my questions: If these intelligence people were investigating whether or not there was collusion what were they looking at to make their determinations?  Was it the records of phone calls?  Was it emails?  Was it tapes of conversations?  And how would any of these be available if the people in question had not been under surveillance?

Just look at the case of General Flynn.  It was reported by the Cartel that the FBI reviewed transcripts of the General’s phone calls and found that he did nothing illegal.  He was fired not for what he did but for not being forthcoming in reporting it to the Vice President.  This episode was a favorite hobby horse of the Cartel for weeks.  It was pointed out as evidence of the Trump Team’s collusion with the Russians, though it actually proved the exact opposite.  It does however prove that at least one member of the Team was wire tapped.  How else would they have the transcripts to review?

Now comes the smoking gun.

According to a report on Fox News, “Classified intelligence showing incidental collection of Trump team communications, purportedly seen by committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and described by him in vague terms at a bombshell Wednesday afternoon news conference, came from multiple sources, Capitol Hill sources told Fox News. The intelligence corroborated information about surveillance of the Trump team that was known to Nunes, sources said, even before President Trump accused his predecessor of having wiretapped him in a series of now-infamous tweets posted on March 4.”

This is stunning.  This not only turns the entire case on its head it shows the depths to which the outgoing Obama Regime was prepared to stoop to undermine the peaceful transfer of power they were outwardly pretending to facilitate.

The report goes on to say, “The intelligence is said to leave no doubt the Obama administration, in its closing days, was using the cover of legitimate surveillance on foreign targets to spy on President-elect Trump, according to sources.”  Why would BHO’s minions do such things?  What was their purpose?  Was it in any way tied to protecting the security of America?  Or at least in looking for actual criminal activity?  No.  The report adds, “The key to that conclusion is the unmasking of selected U.S. persons whose names appeared in the intelligence, the sources said, adding that the paper trail leaves no other plausible purpose for the unmasking other than to damage the incoming Trump administration.”

While the FBI of Director Comey fights a holding action for the establishment other sources are set to provide the evidence to support the President’s Tweeted charges of improper surveillance.  The Fox Report confirms this saying, “The FBI hasn’t been responsive to the House Intelligence Committee’s request for documents, but the National Security Agency is expected to produce documents to the committee by Friday.”

That prescient and insightful commentator on American Politics Pat Buchanan sums up what the real scandal is very well:

The real scandal, which the media regard as a diversion from the primary target, Trump, is that a Deep State conspiracy to bring down his presidency seems to have been put in place by Obamaites, and perhaps approved by Obama himself.

Consider. On Jan. 12, David Ignatius of the Washington Post wrote,

“According to a senior U.S. government official, (Gen. Michael) Flynn phoned Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak several times on Dec. 29, the day the Obama administration announced the expulsion of 35 Russian officials … What did Flynn say?”

Now, on Dec. 29, Flynn, national security adviser-designate, was not only doing his job calling the ambassador, he was a private citizen.

Why was he unmasked by U.S. intelligence?

Who is this “senior official” who dropped the dime on him? Could this official have known how many times Flynn spoke to Kislyak, yet not known what was said on the calls?

That is hard to believe. This looks like a contract hit by an anti-Trump agent in the intel community, using Ignatius to do the wet work.

Flynn was taken down. Did Comey turn his FBI loose to ferret out the felon who had unmasked Flynn and done him in? If not, why not?

In today’s Wall Street Journal, Dan Henninger points anew to a story in The New York Times of March 1 that began:

“In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of President-elect Trump and Russians — across the government.”

“This is what they did,” wrote Henninger, quoting the Times:

“At intelligence agencies, there was a push to process as much raw intelligence as possible into analyses, and to keep the reports at a relatively low classification level to ensure as wide a readership as possible across the government — and, in some cases, among European allies.”

For what benign purpose would U.S. intelligence agents spread secrets damaging to their own president — to foreign regimes? Is this not disloyalty? Is this not sedition?

On Jan. 12, writes Henninger, the Times “reported that Attorney General Loretta Lynch signed rules that let the National Security Agency disseminate ‘raw signals intelligence information’ to 16 other intelligence agencies.”

Astounding. The Obamaites seeded the U.S. and allied intel communities with IEDs to be detonated on Trump’s arrival. This is the scandal, not Trump telling Vlad to go find Hillary’s 30,000 missing emails.

We need to know who colluded with the Russians, if anyone did. But more critically, we need to unearth the deep state conspiracy to sabotage a presidency.

So far, the Russia-connection investigation has proven a dry hole. But an investigation into who in the FBI, CIA or NSA is unmasking U.S. citizens and criminally leaking information to a Trump-hating press to destroy a president they are sworn to serve could prove to be a gusher.

As for the reports of Lynch-White House involvement in this unfolding plot to damage and destroy Trump the real question is: What did Barack Obama know, and when did he know it?

This all leads me to one last question:

If the Russians hacked the election to promote Trump why did Hillary win the popular vote?

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Trump the Chumps March 22, 2017

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This is it.  This is the last chance we have of returning our nation to an agenda of America First.  If the globalists among the perpetually re-elected twin headed bird of prey that is the best Congress money can buy along with their Deep State/Permanent Government allies can successfully thwart this attempt to make America Great Again there will be no reprieve.  The stenographers of the Democrat Party, the ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBCPBS Cartel media megaphone trumpets their fake news every day.  Within hours this becomes the personal opinion of their legions of militantly apathetic low information voters.

The last person elected president who wanted to drain the swamp was Nixon in 1972.  Before that it was JFK.  Mr. President, watch your back.  The RINOs in Congress along with their brethren across the aisle are planning the Nixon treatment for you.  Let us pray there is no one planning the JFK treatment.

America has been sold down the river for so long many people have come to enjoy the ride.  Like paying customers on an amusement ride they float along through the tunnel of entitlements not knowing that at the end of the tunnel is a waterfall called austerity.  You just simply cannot continue to spend more than you make forever.  While it may sound like fun to charge your overdrawn Mastercard to your Visa and your overdrawn Visa to your Discover and then get a cash advance on your Mastercard to pay your Discover eventually you run out of other people’s money

We have been following the pipers on our way to bankruptcy like rats out of Hamelin.  The music sounded great, “♪ You can have it all for free ♫” but eventually you have to pay the piper.

President Trump’s first budget is a down payment on a debt too big to be paid.  It is a stretch to believe we could ever see twenty trillion dollars paid off in our lifetime but we can make a start.  We can begin to scratch our way out of the hole our out of control spending has dug.

Have you ever heard of the scratch test?  An old man, the descendant of a band of robbers from Italy once told me that in the Old Country they would throw new born babies into a marble pool and if the baby did not at least scratch at the side in an attempt to live they would let it drown.

Another old story is that if you find yourself stuck in a hole the first thing to do is stop digging.

Support the President’s Budget.  Ignore the Cartel and their fake news.  Let you senators and congress person know you want them to support the president.  In other words, “Trump the chumps, stay the course and make America great again.”

Dr. Owens teaches History, Political Science, and Religion.  He is the Historian of the Future @ http://drrobertowens.com © 2017 Contact Dr. Owens drrobertowens@hotmail.com  Follow Dr. Robert Owens on Facebook or Twitter @ Drrobertowens / Edited by Dr. Rosalie Owens

 

 

Trump Makes His Move to Drain the Swamp March 13, 2017

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During his historic campaign for the presidency Donald Trump promised repeatedly that if elected he would seek to drain the swamp.  By this his many supporters believed he meant get rid of the armies of apparatchik bureaucrats who think they own the government.  The Deep State or as they call themselves the Permanent Government composed of mainly Democrat/Progressive/Socialists who make up a red tape spewing horde protected by civil service laws and the SEIU who seek to regulate every aspect of our lives.

Now he is seeking to do just that.  This can be seen in the budget proposal Mr. Trump is delivering to Congress this week.  It is as radical as anything seen in Washington in our life time.  Other presidents have promised to shrink the size of government yet none has actually delivered since Calvin Coolidge.  Of course the Democrats and their Progressive fellow travelers on the other side of the aisle are already squealing.  Look for the media megaphone of the ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBCPBS Cartel to begin repeating into their broadcast echo chambers how many grandmothers will be pushed over cliffs, children left to starve, rivers polluted and poisons released into our homes if even one bureaucrat is laid off.  Oh the sky is falling!  How could we possibly survive without Uncle Sugar to pay people not to work and Uncle Sam the Man to tell us how to live?

Don’t be deceived by the purveyors of fake news and political spin.  The President isn’t seeking to pollute the world or starve the indigent.  He is instead seeking to reign in runaway bureaucrats who think they are the guardians of the universe.  His budget will bring about a radical contraction in the federal work force.  It is almost impossible to fire the entrenched these commissars who call themselves civil servants however you can eliminate jobs, programs and agencies thus culling the chaff.

No administration has even proposed such massive cuts since the end of WW II.  The groundbreaking budget that President Trump is set to unveil on Thursday offers a clear vision of how he plans to fulfill his promise to drain the swamp. It speaks volumes about his idea about what should be the size and role of government.  The president sees the budget process producing a new Washington.  This will not be an imperial capital.  Instead it would return to its role as a working center for a reasonable central government in a federal republic.

This would be a government prioritizing the military and homeland security.  It would be one that slashes other areas it has intruded into such as housing, foreign aid, environmental control, and public broadcasting.  This would be a government much that is smaller and much less involved in regulating the everyday life of Americans.  It would also be a government where the States have a much bigger role as is fitting in a federal republic.

According to Robert Reischauer, a former director of the Congressional Budget Office, “These are not the kind of cuts that you can accommodate by tightening the belt one notch, by shaving a little bit off of a program, or by downsizing a few staff here or there. These are cuts that would require a wholesale triage of a vast array of federal activities.”

This is what we voted for!  This is keeping your promises.  If only Schumer, McCain and the rest of the Progressives of the twin headed bird of prey that is the government party will get out of the way and let We the People get what we voted for.

It might be educational to remember that the last person elected who vowed to drain the swamp or as he called it bring about a New Federalism was Richard M. Nixon and we all know how that worked out.  Or do we?

Look back and ignore the deep throated spiel of the court historians and read The Silent Coup by Len Colodny and Robert Gettlin and expose yourself to the only place that tells the other side of that story.  Let’s pray this does not happen again and even though the gators, snakes, and weasels may not like it we finally get to drain the swamp.

Dr. Owens teaches History, Political Science, and Religion.  He is the Historian of the Future @ http://drrobertowens.com © 2017 Contact Dr. Owens drrobertowens@hotmail.com  Follow Dr. Robert Owens on Facebook or Twitter @ Drrobertowens / Edited by Dr. Rosalie Owens

 

 

Trump Will Triumph Over Traitors Too March 6, 2017

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Today We the People are faced with a situation that is unique in our 241 year history.

Never before has a former president plotted to undermine and depose his successor.  The evidence is pouring in.  His political handler Valerie Jarrett has moved into the ex-president’s palatial mansion in the posh Kalorama section of Washington into the war room for his bid to destroy the presidency of Donald Trump.  His goal is to either force The Donald to resign or see him impeached.  This is the center of the web, funded by the international monetary pirate George Soros to overturn the results of the recent election.

Professional agitators and bused in gangs have been running riot all over the country protesting the election results and attacking Trump supporters.  The Media propaganda machine is doing their best to make them look like a majority of the country.  Some state legislators are attempting to pass laws that would use criminal conspiracy and racketeering statutes to combat these counterfeit grass roots demonstrations and violence.

The bureaucratic nomenclature or as they call themselves, “The Permanent Government,” what Rush calls the Deep State or the Fusion Party, or as I call them the twin headed bird of prey is dedicated to negating the votes of millions and tossing the results of the recent election into the dust bin of History.  The media megaphone trumpets the need for a return to the status quo and this serves as the personal opinion of the Kool-Aide drinking fellow travelers.

We who voted to drain the swamp stand in watch as the ship of state runs aground on the reef of bureaucratic inertia.

We are witnessing an unprecedented assault on the Grand Old Republic.  Uncle Sam is attempting to drown Yankee Doodle in leaks, red tape, legislative slight-of-hand, and lies.  Ex-president Obama is orchestrating this so-called resistance. The hold overs from his administration are doing everything they can to throw monkey wrenches into the gears of government.  Now with his Consigliere ensconced in his own home to help coordinate the creeping nation-wide coup the pace is about to increase.  His ex-Attorney General, best remembered for meeting Bill Clinton on a runway while supposedly investigating his wife, is calling for marching, blood, and death in the streets.

All of this is nothing less than a criminal conspiracy, a combination of political hacks, crony capitalists, and their media minions plotting the overthrow of the government.  Nothing less than an attack on the very essence of everything America stands for.

Don’t despair.  Don’t let the constant drumbeat of the Media Megaphone and their fake news get you down.  Remember November 2016 should have proved to even the most doubtful, prayer works and this too shall pass.

Keep the Faith.  Keep the Peace.  We shall overcome.

Dr. Owens teaches History, Political Science, and Religion.  He is the Historian of the Future @ http://drrobertowens.com © 2017 Contact Dr. Owens drrobertowens@hotmail.com  Follow Dr. Robert Owens on Facebook or Twitter @ Drrobertowens / Edited by Dr. Rosalie Owens

 

 

Trumpism and American Sovereignty March 1, 2017

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For decades the globalists have been leading us down the primrose path towards their fantasy of a new world order run by them and their fellow progressive central planners at the UN.  Their four horseman of the American apocalypse; George the First, Billary, George the Second, and BHO never saw a multinational surrender of sovereignty they didn’t like.  From NAFTA to TPP from the WTO to the T-TIP they have sought every opportunity to enroll us as just one more state in their fever dream of a super state with them in control.

Currently the United States has free trade agreements in force with 20 countries. These are:

The interesting thing about most of these agreements is that while we allow goods from these countries to enter our nation duty-free and compete with our own manufacturers our partners do not.  They have various mechanisms to make sure our goods cannot compete in their markets.  They add tariffs by any other name top our goods as the arrive and give subsidies to their goods as they leave.

This anything but level playing field that our leaders have subjected us to is economically the equivalent of playing Russian roulette with a semi-automatic pistol.  It may be exciting but there isn’t any way to win.

Not only have we surrendered our ability to add tariffs to protect our markets against foreign disruption and the eventual destruction of our industrial base we have witnessed.  It also deprives the federal government of a source of revenue which was once enough to run the whole affair without an income tax.  It is not only these two negatives which point out the bad side of this bad deal.  Our globalist leaders have also signed agreements that make American enterprises and individuals subject to the edicts of the bewildering array of organizations and boards which make up the strands designed to hold the American Gulliver down.

Finally in President Donald Trump we have a leader who wants to put America first!  Finally we have a leader who is not dedicated to managing our decline but instead dedicated to our renewal.  We have chosen a leader not to lead us gentle into that good night.  Today we no longer must look at the sun setting upon us.  Today we can see a new sun rise, a new morning in America.  Instead of a leader who apologizes for our History we have a leader who proudly proclaims we will make America great again.

Case in Point:

According to the Financial Times, President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing to ignore any rulings by the World Trade Organization that it sees as an affront to U.S. sovereignty.

According to the Times the report says, “Ever since the United States won its independence, it has been a basic principle of our country that American citizens are subject only to laws and regulations made by the U.S. government — not rulings made by foreign governments or international bodies.”  The report continued, “Accordingly, the Trump administration will aggressively defend American sovereignty over matters of trade policy.”

The Wall Street Journal also reviewed the document.  They stated that the policy represents a dramatic departure from the Obama administration, which emphasized international economic rules and the authority of the WTO, a body that regulates trade and resolves disputes among its members.  The report also states that the Trump Administration will use, “all possible sources of leverage to encourage other countries to open up their markets.”

This is akin to a Second Declaration of Independence.  No more will we continue to surrender our sovereignty, the sovereignty our ancestors, our brothers and our sisters have bled and died to establish and protect be diluted in the committees of nameless faceless bureaucrats where America has no more voice than El Salvador.

Strike up the band!  Wave the flags.  A campaign became a movement.  A movement became a revolution.  And this revolution is determined to make America great again!

Dr. Owens teaches History, Political Science, and Religion.  He is the Historian of the Future @ http://drrobertowens.com © 2017 Contact Dr. Owens drrobertowens@hotmail.com  Follow Dr. Robert Owens on Facebook or Twitter @ Drrobertowens / Edited by Dr. Rosalie Owens

 

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