Documented PROOF that American Elections Are Clearly Rigged & Voter Fraud is Covered Up by the Establishment.
[Click above to embiggen: a real life, firsthand account of trying to expose crimes that were covered-up by local public officials and employees, when all the local public entities circled the wagons in an ideological effort to hide crimes from public scrutiny. The exact same thing is being done regarding voter fraud at the local level too!]
Joel Pollak has an essay up today on Breitbart that I think does what Republicans always do…in that they for some reason never want to tell the full, unvarnished truth that Americans are desperate to hear from anyone in the political world. His essay, “How the Election is ‘Rigged’ — And How It Is Not,” does that thing that the GOP loves to do where someone will say, “Oh, it’s too dangerous to talk about that (even if the thing is true).” I like Pollak a lot generally, but he is no Andrew Breitbart. If Andrew was still around, I believe he would be calling this election flat-out rigged. Here’s why:
There may not be a giant spider sitting under the US Capitol pulling strings to rig the election nation-wide, but that doesn’t mean that at the local level Democrat operatives don’t decide for themselves to rig elections every way they can (and then other Democrats circle the wagons and cover up everything to protect their friends and colleagues). One thing I notice Republicans do that leads to them losing arguments is that they cede points unnecessarily, especially when Democrats use straw men to box them into corners like that. The Party of Stupid keeps doing the same things but expecting different results in this way (which is why so many people are sick of the Party of Stupid).
With voter fraud, Republicans love to values-signal by standing up and saying “there is no national effort to rig elections because we can’t find evidence of that.” First of all, Democrats are really good at hiding things and Republicans are awful at uncovering things, so just because Republicans can’t prove something does not mean that Democrats are not doing it. The Democrat Party is really like Loki, the trickster god in Norse Mythology: you need to just always assume it is getting away with something horrible today that you are not aware of because you are not as smart at figuring out what they are doing as they are at hiding what they are up to.
I want to use an analogy involving the firsthand on-the-ground work that Megan Fox and I did in recent years in Orland Park, where we went up against elected Democrats in office and the George Soros-funded lobbying group The American Library Association (ALA), all of whom worked to conceal sex crimes and even the accessing of child pornography that was going on at one affluent suburban library in Chicagoland. This is the subject of the book that Megan and I put out, SHUT UP!: The Bizarre War that One Public Library Waged Against the First Amendment.
Megan and I had this library dead to rights: we used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to obtain the library’s own official internal documents, which kept a record of library employees choosing for many years not to call the police when patrons reported masturbation happening in the computer lab, creeps stalking women and children sexually in the library, a man trapping a woman inside a study room and sexually accosting her through the glass terrifying her, three witnesses reporting a man openly viewing child pornography (which he admitted to doing!) on the library’s computers, and other horrors.
The library’s clear strategy involved never reporting any of this because then there would be a police record and the local media might print that in the police blotter in the newspaper…and if that happened then there was a chance that someone like Drudge would see that and make it a big national headline. Every once in a while something like that happens, where Drudge links to a local story about something vile happening in a public library…and all hell breaks loose for the people in the library who were covering up the terrible things.
When Megan and I confronted the public officials in Orland Park about what we discovered, all these Democrats closed ranks and circled the wagons. They told the police chief to harass us to scare us away from our investigation. Megan and her children were threatened with violence by library staffers and their family members. The library board encouraged an employee to file a SLAPP lawsuit against us, so that we would have to spend time and money defending ourselves against that (which they hoped would make us give up our investigation into the wrongdoing going on in that messed-up place). In the end, we were able to convince the Illinois Attorney General’s office that this library was breaking the law left and right and we also prevailed in two lawsuits against both the library and the Village of Orland Park that forced them to stop breaking the law and violating the public’s rights.
As an analogy for what happens with voter fraud at the local level, I want to highlight some of what happened to us in the above. Just watch how obvious it is what Democrats do in situations like these.
* Megan and I noticed that something didn’t seem right. This is analogous to someone noticing that voter fraud is happening.
* Megan and I compiled evidence and presented it to elected officials at a public meeting; the elected officials didn’t want what they were doing to be uncovered, so they attacked, harassed, threatened, and tried to destroy us to shut us up. This is analogous to the relentless attacks made on anyone who talks about voter fraud, which is why I think guys like Pollak are so timid when it comes to taking on this issue aggressively. Pollak appears wary of being discredited/maligned for talking about a subject that the Establishment does not want talked about…because people in the Establishment want the status quo to continue and they do not want the boat to be rocked.
* No one at any national level was telling the people who work at the Orland Park Public Library to look the other way and not report sex crimes or child porn viewing happening in that building…but no one at a national level had to tell them that, because the people who work at that messed-up library just ideologically WANT to cover things like this up since they do not have the moral compass that would lead them to whistle-blow and expose what is happening. This is a very important thing that Republicans and writers like Pollak don’t seem to grasp: that no one has to give orders or plan this stuff out. Ideologically, people who marinate in Democrat politics learn along the way that if there is a problem then you cover it up because that’s for the greater good of all the things that ideologically Democrats want to accomplish. So, when Democrats see that child porn is being allowed to be viewed in a public library when that is a federal crime, the people who work at the library realize that if anyone found out about that happening that the library would be harmed (because it’s reputation would suffer, people would realize it is not really a safe place for children, and maybe it would lose grants and taxpayer dollars because the public would be angry that the staff allowed these things to keep happening in there). Democrats hide bad things and cover stuff up because they believe that this is better than the public ever finding out about what’s happening…because covering it up means everyone keeps their jobs and keeps their funding and in the big scheme of things keeping that library flush with cash is more important than making sure it is never used for viewing child pornography in the computer lab.
* The media relentlessly refused to ever report on the fact that the library’s own internal incident reports showed that library staff were covering up all these crimes…and that the Orland Park Police Chief, Timothy J. McCarthy, didn’t seem to care in the least that this was happening. Instead, we documented how Chief McCarthy used police resources to harass Megan and me to shut us up. Orland Park went after the whistleblowers and steadfastly refused to clean up everything awful happening in that library. Megan and I had to take both the library and the Village to count and beat them in two lawsuits for anything to change. But, still — to this very day — we have to continue watching that place like a hawk and FOIA-ing them to see if any incidents are happening that they don’t report to the police. We also watch their spending closely, because before we started auditing them the library staff was using taxpayer money to go out for $500 steak dinners, take trips to New York City for fun, throw themselves $5,000 parties, and make taxpayers pay for their snack cakes and sweet treats and Subway sandwiches on a rolling basis (instead of buying their own food, like every other working person has to do). We also caught these people using taxpayer money to buy gold jewelry for trustees (who are prohibited by law from accepting compensation) and run up big tabs for other jewelry store purchases as gifts for staff.
It took two whole years of relentless hard work month after month to force those crooks to give back the gold and the money they stole and for the Village and that library to comply with the law. They fought us like they were demons being doused with holy water, scratching and biting and clawing the whole time. And everyone in the Village circled the wagons and protected each other…even though most of these people probably didn’t know what was going on at the library.
The problem is that when they were informed that library staffers were doing terrible things, instead of coming out against the terrible things and wanting to put a stop to it these Democrats’ natural instinct was to cover everything up and threaten/harass/attack the whistleblowers.
They denied that child porn was ever accessed (even though we had the incident reports showing it was). They lied about the sex crimes never happening (despite former library employees coming forward and confirming what was going on for years). They refused to acknowledge the authority of the Attorney General when she told them they were breaking the law and they needed to stop. Instead of stopping, these Orland Park officials blew raspberries and said that the Attorney General had no power over them. It took going before a judge and filing lawsuits against these monsters for them to finally stop…because their insurance companies got involved and took one look at what they were doing and MADE THEM STOP before the judge ordered them to stop.
All of this same stuff is happening with voter fraud. Count on it.
Here’s how it’s happening and why the election truly is rigged, whether Pollak wants to see this or not:
A.) Democrat operatives on the ground, working independently in their local communities, see some door left unguarded and realize they could get away with voting in the names of dead people or sick people or elderly people. Maybe this has been going on for decades and it is now institutionalized because they’ve always gotten away with it and that’s just how things are done. This is similar to how at the Orland Park Public Library the corrupt culture in that place created an environment where staff just knew they had to turn their heads and not call the police when child porn was accessed, because the library staffers felt that the greater good required them to overlook crimes happening in front of them.
B.) People at local boards of election must know that fraud is happening, but they look the other way because they do not want their community to be embarrassed if the fraud was reported. They don’t want people to lose their jobs and they don’t want to bring shame to their area. This is similar to the Orland Park public employees who knew for years that sex crimes were allowed to happen in that place, but no one wanted to embarrass their community or see anyone get fired. So, covering it all up and keeping quiet was better in their minds and they rationalized it by thinking “well, that only happened once or twice” or “no one has been raped, so someone being creepy isn’t so bad” or “no one really gets hurt if someone is looking at child porn and who is to say what is porn anyway?” This is how Democrats think.
C.) Local officials circle the wagons. All public employees stick together with a union mentality. If the public employees at the library are in trouble for covering up crimes, the public employees over at the police department don’t want to investigate or put a stop to what is going on…because those are their fellow public employees. They all stuff their faces together at the Holiday Party and they sit beside one another at picnic tables for the summer cookouts. They all enjoy the same platinum-encrusted benefits and pensions and all that. So all of these public employees feel that if one branch of public employees is exposed for lawbreaking and wrongdoing, then it’s bad for all of them. They see the world as Us (the public employees who get fat off the hog) versus Them (the public, which all of the public employees hate).
D.) The entire hierarchy of government does not want to ever investigate itself or prosecute public officials or public employees for wrongdoing. Megan and I caught the Orland Park Public Library Board of Trustees and management willfully violating the Open Meetings Act. Violations of the Open Meetings Act are misdemeanor crimes in Illinois. The Attorney General concluded that, YES, the library trustees and other public officials did indeed break the law. That means the Attorney General stated they had committed crimes. Orland Park Police Chief Timothy J. McCarthy refused to do a damn thing about that. The State’s Attorney, Anita Alvarez, refused to do anything about that. The Attorney General’s office said that if the local police and the state’s attorney wouldn’t prosecute that lawbreaking board, then the AG’s office wouldn’t get involved either.
E.) The media likes to claim that there is no evidence of voter fraud happening because there are no convictions for voter fraud and the police aren’t turning up incidents of voter fraud. But look how aggressively the corrupt public officials in Orland Park hid what was going on there…and how all these higher levels of Illinois government refused to prosecute the public officials in Orland Park when they were caught dead to rights violating the law? Everyone in government wanted all of this to go away…and for Megan and I to be silenced so that we would not tell anyone about what we had uncovered. We wrote a book about all this…and the American Library Association actively works to suppress the book and keep other public libraries from carrying it…because they do not want people to know everything that we uncovered in Orland Park.
Republicans need to talk about how Democrats cover for each other and how public bodies should not get to decide that other public bodies should not be prosecuted.
We really need some kind of independent, private, third-party, autonomous entity that would be in charge of looking for wrongdoing being committed or covered-up by public employees. Because the police in this country are corrupt in localities such as Orland Park, where they feel that it is Us vs. Them and they will never move against their fellow public bodies. The federal government doesn’t care about the local level, because they always have bigger fish to fry, allegedly. Also, most federal agencies are obsessed with drugs and getting convictions related to drug trafficking or weapons smuggling. Things like child porn being openly allowed to be viewed in a public library or voter fraud at the local and county level is too small a fish for the Feds.
In short, here’s what it all boils down to:
1.) Voter fraud is happening more places than there is official documentation, because the corruption in this country is so endemic that local public bodies cannot be trusted to stop wrongdoing and lawbreaking at the local level. Orland Park proves that. Megan and I wrote the book on that.
2.) The Media works to protect government and not report anything that hurts Democrats. This means that even if someone out there discovers voter fraud is happening and can prove it, our Media in this country will ignore it or will try to help the government bodies involved by attacking the whistle-blowers. Our Media really is a state propaganda operation that should never be trusted.
3.) No national, coordinated effort is needed to direct local bodies to allow voter fraud or participate in it, just as there is no national effort needs to tell local public libraries to look the other way when sex crimes are happening in those buildings. The Democrats who work in these places just automatically look the other way. Ideologically, this is what their first instinct is and there is no mechanism in place to correct that instinct.
4.) The public doesn’t know what to do when they encounter wrongdoing. They usually call the police, but then the police say they won’t do anything about the terrible thing that’s happened because they have murders that are unsolved and it’s too small of a fish for them to care about (voter fraud, sex crimes in a library, etc.) If the public contacts the Media, the Media won’t care because they don’t want to make the local public bodies look bad. If someone is persistent and goes to state or federal authorities, the person will hear that they need to go to the local police and file a complaint…and see how that is a circle? It always ends up with the local police not wanting to investigate the voter fraud or the sex crime at the library…but higher up in the hierarchy people will be told that if the local police don’t care then there’s nothing anyone can do, because that’s not what their department does or it is out of their jurisdiction.
This means that if public officials are involved in wrongdoing and the public catches them, 98% of the time the other public officials can circle the wagons and keep any of this from ever making news. Troublemakers who blow the whistle then get targeted for destruction to ensure that other people will be too scared to speak out.
Megan and I documented all of this in our book. It is the same exact thing that happens with voter fraud. Which is why, of course, the ALA is working so hard to keep you from reading our book.
We may have written about the lengths that local government went to hide crimes that were happening in the local public library…but you can see that all of this is analogous to local government officials and the Media and other players also working to keep the true extent of voter fraud hidden as well.
It is all rigged because we the people decided to stop scrutinizing and supervising local government. We ceded too much power to local officials, many of whom are sickeningly corrupt.
None of this is going to change until you start paying attention to what is happening in all of your local government departments. But, of course, there’s so many of those that most people don’t even know where to start. Megan and I started with one corrupt library board and it took the two of us two years to bring about change. Most people would have given up…which is why all kind of horrors like voter fraud keep happening.
Hillary Clinton does not intend to change any of this. Donald Trump says that he will. To me, there’s an easy choice to be made if you care about ever changing our corrupt system and putting an end to the Establishment’s circle-the-wagons-and-cover-it-all-up approach to hiding the Establishment’s own crimes.
[Click above to embiggen: the miraculous thing that got me to admit that there is something kind of awesome about sportsball after all. And — Great Merciful Zeus! — this is actually a bad picture of Kris Bryant! Move over and get out of town, Zac Ephron. You are nothing to me now!]
For those of you who don’t know, Chicago is right at this very moment flush with excitement over the Cubs doing well in their sportsball-playing this year. There are “W” signs all over town, which when I first moved here I thought were left out by people who were either celebrating and/or protesting George W. Bush.
But it has nothing to do with our former president. It’s actually a Cubs thing…with the “W” standing for “Win.” I think. People here go nuts whenever the Cubs win at sportsball real good. The “W” is how they let you know they approve of this sportsball winning on a large public scale. And if you don’t like that, you can just suck it, Chicago-style.
Generally speaking, I know as much about sportsball as the average straight man knows about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Maybe less. Growing up in the ruins of inner city Cleveland, I never played much sportsball as a kid because there weren’t a lot of other kids around to play with. If I had grown up on the halcyon fields of suburbia, maybe I would have turned out differently. I would have still ended up gay because I believe that was baked-into my DNA…but I could have turned out as a gay who was wild about sportsball. I’ve only recently discovered that such jock-strapped unicorns do indeed exist (and are actually quite plentiful in Chicago). Who knew?
For some perspective, the blight and urban decay that accompanies one-party Democrat rule over major US cities had completely engulfed Cleveland in the 1970s…and what I call “The Nothing” inched closer to our street every year throughout my childhood and teen years in the 1980s and 1990s, with families moving away and homes and businesses being abandoned. Those of us that didn’t flee the city for the suburbs got to watch it rot from the inside out, which is something that happened to every city that elects only Democrats to most public offices in town. Detroit. Pittsburgh. Gary, Indiana. Your own town (if you keep voting for Democrats).
My parents loved sportsball — especially the Indians — and every now and again they would have the optimistic idea (or sad delusion) that dragging me to a sportsball game would either be a good idea or be “good for me,” or both. This, in retrospect, would be like your taking your gay bestie from work to Hooters for his birthday and hoping he’d see something he liked (other than the boneless Thai chili or peach habernero wings on the menu). Bless your heart. Your poor, sad, delusional, but well-intentioned heart.
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ADVICE TO DONALD TRUMP: Start demanding resignation of FBI’s James Comey and AG Loretta Lynch – by Kevin DuJan
[Click above to embiggen: FBI Director James Comey, one of the most corrupt and despicable high-ranking officials of the corrupt and despicable Obama Regime. He needs to resign, like yesterday.]
Dear Mr. Trump,
You’re putting yourself out there like no Republican who has ever run for office has ever put himself out there. Keep punching hard every day, sir. All us Deplorables (and I myself am a gay Deplorable in Chicago who backed Hillary Clinton in 2008, when I was still a Democrat and being a Democrat back then didn’t mean you were a crazy, far-Left, totalitarian) admire your courage and resilience.
In these last weeks of the 2016 presidential race, why not hit as hard as possible in all the ways that a Republican candidate is not supposed to hit? Keep speaking the truth and pointing out the
Emperor Establishment has no clothes leg to stand on. Swing for the fences Mr. Trump and be our nation’s greatest truth-teller.
Publicly demand that FBI Director James Comey immediately resign his post and also call for the resignation of Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Both of these people are despicable and shameless and reek of corruption. Order them to resign in disgrace today and keep repeating that order every damn day through November 8th.
Longtime FBI agents are reportedly furious about Comey’s corruption and how his actions have permanently caused the American public to lose all respect for the FBI. In my opinion, Comey should be brought up on corruption charges in some way for aggressively thwarting any real investigation into Hillary Clinton’s actions regarding her bathroom email server. He belongs in a jail cell right next to Hillary. You might want to look into renovating Alcatraz the way you rehabbed that old Post Office on Pennsylvania Avenue. There are a lot of current and former Obama appointees who should spend the rest of their lives shivering on Alcatraz Island.
The ongoing WikiLeaks releases show that Loretta Lynch and others in the Injustice Department colluded to ensure that Hillary would never be charged for anything she did, no matter what she did. When it was obvious that her shenanigans would lead back to Obama as well, James Comey and Loretta Lynch made sure the investigation was obstructed. Isn’t that a crime?
As someone who supported Hillary’s 2008 race for the White House, I am angry at Hillary Clinton for her extremely bad judgment and her clear belief that the laws of this country do not apply to her. It horrifies me that the Clintons, Comey, Lynch, and others all colluded to ensure that evidence was destroyed and the right questions were never asked so that Hillary would never be prosecuted. Isn’t that a criminal conspiracy that Hillary-Comey-Lynch and others engaged in to hide Hillary’s wrongdoing from public scrutiny?
Mr. Trump, the American people need you to speak for us and rectify all this. We may be irredeemably and unapologetically Deplorable, but we don’t have a megaphone like you have right now in this moment in history. Start shouting from the rooftops for James Comey’s immediate resignation and also for the resignation of Loretta Lynch. Start pressuring Congress to do whatever it can to take away their pensions too and for the remaining honest people in the Injustice Department to look into whatever corruption and conspiracy charges can be brought against these two indecent hacks for the revolting actions they took in covering up all that Hillary Clinton did.
If Hillary Clinton really did nothing wrong, a trial would have shown that. If she was innocent, she would have been easily exonerated. But she was never put on trial the way that everyone else is put on trial when they are caught doing even 1/10th of what she did with her bizarre bathroom email server. No one else who endangers national security and willfully violates confidentiality protocols has the FBI Director and Attorney General run interference for them.
Mr. Trump, please do what no Republican ever does — because they are all quivering fops — and use your megaphone to make history: sound the clarion call that James Comey needs to be removed from the FBI by the end of next week and Loretta Lynch needs to step down from the Injustice Department with him so they both can be hauled before Congress and/or prosecuted for their obstruction of justice.
If you do this, the cheers from the American people will be deafening. It would awaken the slumbering giant at last.
The entire Obama Regime will quake with fear as the American people finally see the champion we have been waiting for manifest before us and take charge in the way that none of the spineless Republican “leaders” have ever taken charge.
Toppling James Comey and Loretta Lynch would be like the storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution. It would be the start of a Second American Revolution against the fatally corrupt federal government in Washington. The fall of the Establishment begins with demanding accountability at the Injustice Department.
Every Deplorable out here, from coast to coast, is counting on you because you, Mr. Trump, are the only person who can demand James Comey’s and Loretta Lynch’s resignations and make it happen.
Please make America great again by beginning the cleanup of the Injustice Department today.
This is how you win the election, Mr. Trump…but showing the American people that you are the fighter we have been waiting for but never believed would actually appear.
[Click above to embiggen: Cindy, the tee-eve’s leaking again!]
It’s fall (duh) and this is the time of year that decades ago a younger version of me would have been ecstatic about, with not only Halloween fast approaching but all the cool new shows airing fresh on the tee-vee. These days, I struggle to find much to watch that I actually enjoy (and it’s been years since I’ve even owned a tee-vee).
There are some high-quality dramas that the networks are putting out, but I really seem to prefer them when the season is over and I can watch all the episodes back-to-back, Netflix-style. It’s hard for me to follow complicated, twisting plots if the flow of a show is interrupted by commercials (or long hiatuses where the networks take the show off the air for months at a time).
I still like watching comedies week-to-week though. Their half-hour format and nonlinear, self-contained 30-minute storylines lend themselves to popping up on my screen once a week. I laugh and laugh. It’s like having lunch with good friends once a week and catching up on everyone’s hijinks.
I still call all of this that I am talking about “the tee-vee” even though I watch all my shows on the computer, through the networks’ websites now that Hulu has switched over to a pay service. I am what I affectionately refer to as “Cleveland cheap” (where I refuse to spend anything on myself that I don’t think is absolutely essential, but would never skimp on anything fun if other people were involved). Why would I shell out $6.00/month to Hulu when I can just go to NBC.com, ABC.com, CBS.com and Etc.com via my computer and the Googles and Internets? That’s not how we were taught to roll in Cuyahoga County.
But, with so many things on so many websites (instead of one convenient place like Hulu), I have to keep a little cheat sheet next to my computer (written, of course, in purple ink in my elegant cursive handwriting…hat-tip to you, Sister Francis Borgia of the Immaculate Conception school and all those delightful penmanship worksheets) reminding me what shows are on what networks on what days, since I don’t have a DVR or TIVO or anything to do that for me.
So, whenever something airs on a Monday for everyone else, that means I can watch it starting around 4amCT on Tuesday morning…since all the networks get their shows up on their websites around 4amCT the day after they aired in prime time. CBS is the only one that’s different because their content pops up on their website at around 1245amCT or so the day after it aired in prime time. I work most nights teaching English to people in Asia over Skype and that is why I am awake at 4amCT, since it is Some Other Later Time in the Future in Asia then.
Because we are friends like this, here’s a run-through of what I have playing in the background while I am working on my second book or writing up columns on this site or I’m supposed to be helping Korean business executives improve their conversational English:
* Timeless (NBC) = I really like this show. So much so that I’m writing recaps of the episodes. You can read them, and also incorporate them into puppet shows. Timeless features characters such as Captain Handsome, Lady Professor, and Angry Black…three people who use a Time Tickler vehicle to travel back to our past and screw around, messing things up, while trying to stop the Bad Guys from messing it up worse. Captain Handsome is super handsome and always gets wet, is shot, catches on fire, or something and has to take off his shirt in every episode. And every time it happens, I know it’s a shout-out to me.
* Conviction (ABC) = This is also a new show this year. The main character is supposed to be Chelsea Clinton if she was combined with John Kennedy Jr. (John-John) and Caroline Kennedy and at least one of the Bush Twins with a dash of Amy Carter. She’s a former First Daughter whose mother is running for the Senate, so she’s Chelsea in 2006 in that way. Her dad was president many years ago and her mother is now the political focus of the family. She’s a lawyer but she liked to party a lot (The Bush Twins) and the tabloids followed how much trouble she had in law school (John-John, who was handsome but as dumb as rocks, apparently). She is aimless in life and so her parents try to find her work (Amy Carter). She’s assigned to lead the Conviction Integrity Unit (which I guess is a thing) and try to find cases where the government wrongly prosecuted people (which for sure happens all the time, since we basically live in the Soviet Union now and our government is incompetent whenever it’s not actively being corrpt). One of the super cute Ashmore twins is on this show too, but I don’t know if it’s the one who played Ice-Man in the X-Men movies or if it’s the one who was on Warehouse 13 or that weird show that Kevin Bacon did about serial killers. They are identical twins who are identically cute, so I guess it doesn’t matter which one it is. The Angry Black on this show is a woman instead of a man like on Timeless, played by Merrin Dungey, who used to be on Alias. I’ve always liked this actress, but it’s hard not to note that her sister, Channing Dungey, is the president of ABC…which is the same network on which this show airs. I just note the nepotism in that, though it’s not the biggest deal in the world. But her Angry Black character sticks out and doesn’t really fit with the rest of the cast. It’s almost like she just wanted to really play an Angry Black, called her sister up, and Channing found Merrin a show to be shoehorned into at the last minute that didn’t already have (or need) an Angry Black. Just saying.
* Gotham (FOX) = Is this show good? I compare it to going to the Lucky Horseshoe male strip club in Boystown. Will you have a good time there? It depends. I guess. Maybe. It’s memorable and lively and there are all sorts of oddballs. What you will see can never be un-seen. But is it a good time? The world may never know. I watch Gotham because I have a crush on Ben MacKenzie, who plays Jim Gordon. He’s about as talented of an actor as a high-quality mannequin from the Men’s Department of Marshall Fields, but he sure is handsome. I do enjoy seeing the antics of The Penguin and The Riddler and everyone, but I wish they would get to the point where they start wearing all their crazy costumes and being more fabulous. I think the very best incarnation of Batman there ever was happened in the 1960s with the old tee-vee show. I never liked Adam West’s take on Batman himself, but I loved those campy villains. (My favorites were King Tut and whoever the hell Tallulah Bankhead was supposed to be when she was just camping around the set being Tallulah Bankhead for a two-part episode.) I keep hoping at some point that Gotham will wake up and start casting celebrities of today in one-shot cameos as interesting villains on Gotham. Katy Perry. P!nk. Zach Ephron. Meg Ryan. Kevin Hart. Find someone either really popular now or who used to be popular and is no longer busy and create a Batman villain character for each of them. There’s so much they could do with this show, just as the 1960s version in retrospect was a pop culture time capsule from those years. (Just check out the Who’s Who list of guest stars.) I will continue to watch this show for Ben MacKenzie’s handsomeness but when Gotham is on I just wish it could be more.
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[Click above to embiggen: this is what my October Surprise would be for Democrats = promising, as President, that Donald Trump would declare Jerusalem to be the true capital of Israel and start moving our embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.]
Someone asked me what I would tell Donald Trump if I had a minute with him in an elevator and had any ideas for how he could win this election.
The first thing that came to mind would be for Trump to declare that Jerusalem is the true capital of Israel and that once he is president he will move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
You might not realize this, but in 1995 the United States Congress passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act that recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. But every president, including Bill Clinton, has been too scared (or, let’s just say it since everyone’s using the word these day, too much of a pussy) to actually enact this bill and put it into practice.
Jerusalem is the true capital of Israel. This is the will of the Israelis. I am 40 years old and for my entire lifetime the Middle East has been a perpetually dysfunctional and messed up hellhole…except for Israel.
I went to Catholic school my whole life and every teacher I had always taught us to love Israel and to admire the Israelis, who are the most industrious, hardest-working, and resilient people on the planet. Israel stands as the West’s bulwark against the madness of Islam. The Israelis are the guardians of the gates of Hell and are perpetually besieged.
Decades upon decades of doing whatever Muslims want has never gotten us anywhere. So why not break from these failures and stand with America’s only true friend in that hellhole of a region?
The Jerusalem Embassy Act is valid and is just sitting there ready to be used. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama could have used it. They chose not to.
Donald Trump should announce that one of the first things he does after becoming President is to put the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act into action and begin the process of constructing the new American Embassy in Jerusalem, with full United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel.
I think this move would cause massive internal destabilization on the Left. It would also cause all Leftists to meltdown. Their brains would literally melt, because it’s been the practice of our last three presidents to just ignore this act that Congress passed and pretend it doesn’t exist.
If Trump really wants to shake the Establishment to its core, he should side with the good guys (Israel) in the way that Harry Truman once sided with the good guys when Truman recognized the existence of Israel back in 1948.
What better way for Trump to make it clear to all Americans that he is the change candidate than showing that he is brave enough to defy the Establishment and move a chess piece towards an actual solution to the hellhole that is the Middle East. Once and for all resolving the question of Jerusalem is the first step towards a permanent border solution and the resolution of the endless squabbling that has monopolized US foreign policy focus longer than most of us have been alive.
Let Hillary Clinton try to explain why she’s against putting into practice a law that’s been on the books since her husband was in office, but the Establishment never wanted to put into play.
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Seriously. We were supposed to be friends like this, but yet no one ever told me about Paul Joseph Watson until a few months ago. All this time you knew he was out there and you kept him from me. I’ve got a bone to pick with you about that.
I really don’t know what else to say: Paul Joseph Watson is clearly the perfect man. I wish that someone could clone him so we could all have one. Now that I am single again, I am shamelessly putting that out into the universe: somebody with smarts please get off the couch, put down the Pepsi, and get to work cloning Paul Joseph Watson.
How do I love him? Well, let me count the ways:
1. He invented the word Hipster McDouchebags…to perfectly describe Hipster McDouchebags. While I concede that Bob Dylan technically does deserve that Nobel Prize in Literature he just won, runner-up should have been Paul Joseph Watson.
2. He yells into the camera and says things that are correct: “Stop misleading millions of young people to vote for a warmongering, corporate, Wall Street whore who couldn’t give a shit about them.” Marry me.
3. He pulls no punches and isn’t afraid of anything. How many real men are left in this world today? I’m talking the loud, cocky, testosterone-fueled, take-no-prisoners men? It might be down to Paul Joseph Watson and his clones.
4. He talks super fast and never stumbles. That’s hard to do, especially when yelling. I happen to love doing this myself when I go to board meetings to yell at local elected officials that I catch stealing gold or buying themselves dinner when I audit their spending reports using FOIA. But I’ve never been able to pull this off as good as PJW.
5. His accent is dreamy. I normally hate people with accepts and think they are stupid because they can’t talk properly, since I believe everyone should sound like they are from Northeastern, Ohio. Everyone EXCEPT for Paul Joseph Watson. He needs to stay exactly as he is. Because he is, as aforementioned, DREAMY.
6. He knows how to use the YouTubes super good. I couldn’t make a decent YouTube video if my life depended on it. I’ve tried repeatedly through the years and always eff it up. And then the computer crashes. Or that little sphere appears and starts spinning in rainbow colors to taunt me and everything freezes, like my Mac’s been visited by gay space aliens from Uranus. PJW just bangs these videos out too…and each one is better than the last! Is there nothing he can’t do?
I go on sometimes about how I never understand why straight people love sportsball so much and how they gush endlessly about the sportsball players, but maybe what I feel towards Paul Joseph Watson is what they feel about those athletes. I don’t get why people feel compelled to cheer when a bulky millionaire catches a ball in his super tight pants, no matter how great he rocks his little pants. But, Great Merciful Zeus, Paul Joseph Watson is a world-class, Olympics-worthy SHOUTER.
I could listen to that glorious shouting all day. It’s technically angry shouting, so even better. If any of you out there are thinking of setting me up with your sons, brothers, nephews or whatever, file Paul Joseph Watson as Exhibit-A on what to look for in my next boyfriend. And get cracking.
Because he’s total poster on the wall, Tiger Beat, dreamboat material in my book.
[Click above to embiggen: On November 8th, one larger-than-life political titan will go down in flames. Either the Establishment or the Deplorables will win and nothing will ever be the same.]
We’re down to 25 days left until the most bizarre election in our lifetimes. Either the Hilldenburg or the Trumptanic will be annihilated on November 8th. The Establishment is pushing hard for the Clinton Restoration…while the American people are in open rebellion against the globalist elite.
Today I think it’s worthwhile to spend some time as friends talking about what forces are currently in play. That’s the first step towards wrapping our heads around what could happen 25 days from now. Let’s start with some assumptions and decide if they are safe to make.
(1.) ASSUMPTION: Did John McCain and Mitt Romney lose because millions of people sat home (since they were too disgusted to vote for either of those Cocktail Partiers)? This is something that no one in the chattering classes ever talks about and you’ll never read about it in any of the books that the Establishment puts out that re-write election history. But for those of you out there who paid attention in 2008 and 2012, do you remember people being so unenthused with McCain and Romney that they just sat home to teach the GOP a lesson? These same people — the ones who sat it out in 2008 and 2012 — seemed to get up off the couch and vote for the Tea Party rebellion in 2010 and 2014. Remember how the Establishment claimed that Democrats would win big in those mid-term elections…and then how shocked the State Media was when historic losses were suffered by the Establishment? Recall how Eric Cantor was eviscerated and humiliated in 2014, despite that toad being one of the Establishment’s favorite pets? There’s something happening that no one has been smart enough to really identify…and it’s all about people who hate the Wonder-Bread-and-Mayonnaise sandwiches that the Establishment tried to force down people’s throats in the last two presidential races. A great many people seemed to say, “F*** that! This’ll teach them!” Only, the Establishment never learns…and so those idiots tried to force Jeb Bush and then Little Marco Rubio on us in the primaries. People openly rebelled and demanded a pendulum swing as far away from McCain/Romney as possible…and that launched Trump.
QUESTION: Are all of the people who didn’t bother to vote in 2008 and 2012 going to show up this time, since Trump is the polar opposite of a Cocktail Party elitist? If we can agree that the assumption above is correct — and that those wins by the GOP in 2010 and 2014 are because the people who stayed home in 2008 and 2012 actually got up off the couch and went to vote in the mid-terms — then the question is whether those people will come out to vote for Trump this time. Logically, I can’t imagine any other candidate who could ever take on the Establishment the way that Trump is doing. If you hate the Establishment and John McCain and Mitt Romney made you sick, then I can’t imagine that you would be anything but excited to vote for Trump and watch the Establishment burn to the ground.
Personally, I think that Trump is gaudy and a little strange. Looking at other presidents we’ve had, I think we’ve had some oddballs occupying the Oval Office. I believe that Jimmy Carter is one of the strangest and most unappealing people to have ever lived. Trump’s hair and orange tan are off-putting and his decorating style is gaudy, let’s be real about that…but, man, just look at Jimmy Carter from that 1976 campaign. That was a special kind of hideous. And America decided to send Arkansas to the White House in 1992, with everything that came with that. So it’s not like we are a nation that holds gaudiness and/or weird looks against people. Trump also benefits because here the alternative to him is another four years of the Clintons…and they’ve proven that they haven’t changed much since 1992 (and just got older and both look like they are physically falling apart at this point).
These optics matter because I think there’s a weird balance that’s struck when the public considers how equally unappetizing Trump’s gaudiness and the Clintons’ sleaziness are when taken together. It all cancels out in a zero sum sort of way. To me that takes us back to who will sit out the election and who will be fired up to come out and vote. And I return to my premise that people will be fired up to come vote AGAINST the Establishment.
(2.) ASSUMPTION: Few people are super-excited about electing the first female president and doing so is not a motivator. Hillary’s campaign in 2008 made a conscious decision not to emphasize the “historic first female” part of her candidacy. I’m not sure why. Maybe because Obama was already doing the “historic first black” thing and Hillary thought she had a better chance if she ran as “just one of the guys” and downplayed the fact that she was a woman. She wanted to be seen as strong and as equal to the men. Maybe that worked and perhaps it’s why she actually beat Obama in the primaries with 18 million+ votes (and should have been the nominee if the superdelegates had not abandoned her). This time around, that catty and conceited campaign manager of hers, Robby Mook, decided to get very Alinksy and run a super-negative campaign…not an aspirational one where she focused on being the first female president. Sure, you’d hear people try to gin up attacks on anyone not supporting her as being misogynistic…and Mook is rolling out these October surprises to malign Trump as being anti-woman. But no one has ever made a classy, lofty, idealistic argument that it’s time our country had a female president and that woman should be Hillary Clinton.
If I had been on her campaign team, that’s the sort of campaign I would have ran for her. I would have gone back to the marketing done for Geena Davis’ old show Commander-in-Chief, which had great promotional billboards saying “A Woman Will Be President.” That’s actually the slogan I would have used for Hillary-2016: A WOMAN WILL BE PRESIDENT. None of this “Stronger Together” crap or that weird hospital sign she uses, with the H-with-an-arrow-through-it (that looks just like the road signs directing you to a hospital on the interstate). At this point, no one should ever feel bad for Hillary Clinton about anything because of the weird things she’s done in recent years to violate the public’s trust…but even those of us who poured our hearts and souls into her 2008 campaign should not feel bad about her losing this current election since Hillary Clinton clearly makes terrible decisions when it comes to her staff.
She was raging the other day about why she is not 50 points ahead of Trump and all I can say is that she picked the worst possible person to run her campaign, because Robby Mook is an idiot with pudding for brains. If they had hammered A WOMAN WILL BE PRESIDENT over and over again, I think they would have been so much more effective than doing this scorched earth thing where they just focus on relentlessly convincing people to hate Trump. This is clearly a “Change Election” and drilling in A WOMAN WILL BE PRESIDENT is one way they could have made Hillary Clinton be the change candidate. When the first female president is elected in the future, it will be a woman who is smart enough to use A WOMAN WILL BE PRESIDENT as her campaign slogan.
QUESTION: If people are not excited to vote for Hillary to make history because she totally bungled that part, can pudding-for-brains Robby Mook rile people up enough with hatred for Trump to head out to vote against him? I don’t think hatred is ever a motivator for people to actually do something constructive or time-consuming. The Left uses hatred to rev black people up with that Black Lives Matter garbage, but all that does is get people to riot and burn down their own neighborhoods. So, hatred as a motivator can encourage people to commit violence. But, can hatred make them go out into the cold and stand in line for 30 minutes to an hour and then go through the trouble of voting? I was very motivated on September 29th when I early-voted here in Chicago because I was so angry about what FBI Director James Comey did in fixing the investigation so that Hillary would not be charged with anything. I was truly angry at that man, but I don’t hate him. But my anger at him eclipsed any bad feelings I would have had if I didn’t vote for Hillary, out of old loyalty to her from 2008. I woke up early, got dressed, rode the Red Line downtown, went down to the Board of Elections early voting room in the basement of the county building, and stood in line to vote as soon as the office opened. Then I had to take the little electronic card, figure out how to put it into the machine, read a bunch of stuff, figure out how to cast my ballot…and then I spent about 20 minutes jumping through all the other hoops and doing all the checks they make you do to ensure that the machine recorded my vote the way that I wanted.
I don’t know how someone who is motivated by just hatred for Trump is expected to do all of this. If your motivation is hatred, you are acting on a primal/animalistic level like a cave person. You can set fires and smash things and bite and claw and scratch, but can you really use hatred as fuel to go through all the mess you need to go through to cast a ballot? And let me tell you, doing all this on September 29th was so much easier than doing it on November 8th when it will be an absolute madhouse everywhere. I believe that most people still vote on the actual election day. I avoided so much grief by doing all this early…but there was still grief. I had to be patient, fill out a form on a clipboard, deal with government workers, utilize outdated/backwards machinery, etc. I just don’t see how making people hate Trump is supposed to encourage people to come out and vote for Hillary.
Unless they are just trying to suppress Trump support and keep his voters at home by turning them against him. Maybe Mook knows he can’t convince people to vote FOR Hillary (or even AGAINST Trump) but he thinks that by scorching the earth he can just make people sit at home.
But, again, we’re back to Assumption #1 from above about who these people are that play weird games and stay home during presidential elections. If they stayed home to teach the GOP a lesson in 2008 and 2012, who would they be staying home to teach a lesson in 2016 if they fall for what Mook is doing? So, am I to believe that people who couldn’t stomach voting for either McCain or Romney because they were too Establishment are going to miss the chance to vote for the most anti-Establishment candidate we’ve ever had run for high office all because Hillary’s campaign found a tape of Trump talking about how much he likes having heterosexual sex with hot ladies?
(3.) ASSUMPTION: The Republican Elite want Trump to lose so that the Cocktail Partiers can stay in power, so they are rooting for Hillary to win since she will keep them in power (as they are all part of the same Establishment). I feel that this is the most safe of all the assumptions to make. There are so many critters in Republican ranks who would make an absolute fortune if Hillary Clinton becomes president…but whose livelihoods would be destroyed by a President Trump. And I’m not just talking about elected officials or political consultants.
One individual who deserves special attention is Ben Shapiro. This guy has been so blatant about his wanting Hillary Clinton to win because Shapiro will make a lot of money in the next four years writing books and going on speaking tours railing against Hillary. He’s probably got drafts of his next books already written. He knows where and how his bread is buttered and he is eager to nibble on that sweet, delicious, buttery bread. I think a lot of supposedly conservative writers want a Hillary Clinton presidency because this is something they have been masturbating at the thought of for many years at this point. It’s like in a horror movie when Jason or Freddy or Michael Meyers finally shows up, after getting false-shocks or mere glimpses of the fiend here and there for what felt like forever. Well, if these guys have done so well for themselves for this long with Hillary just threatening to become president, they are going to rub themselves raw with her actually fulfilling her supposed destiny (as a harbinger of the apocalypse) and finally achieving her lifelong goal. The books will just write themselves.
There will be endless Clintonian scandals as crazy as Filegate, Travelgate, etc. Not only will all the misdeeds of FBI Director James Comey come to light and everything else involved with those email servers be obsessed about for years, but with Bill Clinton running around like a loose cannon there’s bound to be all sorts of illegal things that he would do as First Gentleman, since he would continue to act like he is the president. If Hillary made so much trouble for herself and the country as the first First Lady to try to operate out of the West Wing, don’t you think that people like Ben Shapiro know that Bill Clinton moving back into the White House guarantees all sorts of malfeasance that will make book-writing easy-peasy for four years? I think all of these people believe that they will finally be able to impeach and remove a Clinton from office by having Hillary move into the Oval…and they just see her presidency as being a chance for nonstop fun and profit.
There is so much sickness involved with the Clintons, on all sides, that having Hillary move back into the White House is just a guarantee for endless scandal, investigations, and Shakesperean high-drama. So many conservative media outlets were formed during the first Clinton administration. Since no one was allowed to really criticize Obama because of his skin color, during the last 8 years a lot of people haven’t been doing as well as they would have liked because they were scared of being called a racist if they had gone after Obama the way that the Left went after Bush or the Right went after the Clintons in the 1990s. Having Hillary back in the White House would mean that the Good Old Days could return again and everyone could get rich with new books, magazine subscriptions, movies, podcasts, and whatever other lucrative things they could come up with to profit from the treasure trove of scandals to come.
They all remind me of impoverished witch doctors in some Third World country who had been struggling without any “patients”…but then in stumbles Typhoid Mary, bringing of all manner of plagues, and they all know they will be eating well and making good bread for years to come once she takes up residence in town and everything unfolds as usual around her.
QUESTION (And this is the big one): Is the number of Republican Elite who want Hillary to win (to serve their own financial interests) larger than the number of Bernie Sanders cultists who will sit the election out? Additionally, is it larger than the number of blacks who will not care about the election because there is not someone the color of hot cocoa, Hershey’s bars, or a caramel frappachino on the ballot? What about the decent and honest blacks who realize voting Democrat gets their community nowhere and so they are going to roll the dice with Trump and vote Republican for the first time ever? There are an interesting collection of variables in play that I don’t think we’ve ever seen before in a presidential election. Let’s take a moment and have a look at them:
Taking a break from the politics for a moment, I thought it would be nice to address the elephant in the room and talk a little about my breakup with my boyfriend of six years, Justin, for those of you who care. I’ve received so many nice messages from many old friends of this site that I thought I’d fill you in on some of the behind-the-scenes events that have unfolded alongside this election. Because we are friends like that…and because I think it’s beyond marvelous that conservative readers care about two gay guys in Chicago splitting up.
I voted here in Chicago on September 29th, the first day of early voting in Cook County. I was one of the first people to vote once the polling place at the Board of Elections opened. The place was well-staffed, like they were expecting a stampede of people once the doors opened. But, I was one of only a handful of people who showed up that early.
Back in 2012 and 2008, there were hundreds of mostly black people jammed in line waiting to vote for Obama when I voted at this same polling place. They were there out of tribalism and race-loyalty, and I get that. The Left likes pretending in public that humans aren’t tribalist by nature…but of course privately the Left counts on tribal divisions splitting the populace apart so that we are all more easily controlled. Remember that the Democrats’ key to gaining and keeping power is pitting one tribe against another. Black people view themselves as a tribe, with great animosity towards white people and even Hispanic people..and so they were delighted to have someone with skin color similar to theirs to vote for in previous elections.
I’ve been down to the Board of Elections a few times since September and I’ve never seen the lines or excitement that I saw in ’08 and ’12. Frankly, I don’t know who is excited to be voting for Hillary Clinton. I’ve kept in touch with a lot of the friends that I made while working on the Hillary-2008 campaign and it’s a touchy subject when it comes to not voting for her this time around, since we worked so hard to snag that nomination for her when the Establishment wanted to give it to Obama. Back then, it was us against this horrible machine that used voter fraud, intimidation, and Alinsky Methods on Hillary’s supporters to compel the nomination be given to Obama and not Hillary. Here in 2016, all the dirty tricks are being used by the Establishment to drag her across the finish line because the Establishment hates Trump so much. Since I oppose the Establishment and believe it must be destroyed, I’m at peace with my decision to vote against the Establishment by supporting Trump in 2016.
I do, however, admit to standing there in the voting booth, staring at the electronic screen, and feeling sad as I was forced to finalize my decision. I was not happy about pushing the button for Trump/Pence instead of Clinton/Kaine. It felt strange to not vote for Hillary when this was finally a chance to vote for her for president.
When I later wrote about how I voted, I received a few nasty emails from fellow Hillary-2008 campaigners who were upset with me — some of whom claimed they “would never forgive me” or “would get me back” for not voting for Hillary in 2016. Politics is a truly messy business to get yourself mixed up in. Passions run hot, strong, and deep. People emotionally invest themselves in something political and get very worked up if that thing does not go their way or if events cause a shifting of alliances. Politics isn’t for pussies, to borrow from a phrase that the Left has flung into the air in recent days.
I never enjoy receiving nasty email, especially when it comes from people I consider friends. I took what they said to heart and mulled it over, but at the end of the day this is where I am as an American:
1. Back in 2008, supporting Hillary Clinton meant trying to keep the Democrat Party in the center and to stop the Left from taking over. We lost that fight and the Democrats are now a far-left party that wants to do things to radically transform the country and ultimately replace the American people with something else through floods of colonists from the Third World and an erasing of American culture. I do not want to see this happen and I oppose the people who want this transformation to happen.
2. The Establishment is an entity comprising both Democrats and the GOP Cocktail Party elite. These are all globalists who want to see America impoverished and our standard of living lowered. Democrats seem to want to do this so that they can run from on high…and rule over an ignorant, Balkanized people who will be weak, docile, and easy for the elite to control. Basically, they want to turn America into Brazil or Venezuela or some other Third World hellhole. The Republicans in the Cocktail Party echelon just want to be rich and to serve their globalist masters, which are mostly the corporations that want to flood America with unskilled, uneducated foreigners who will crater wages in this country. Hillary Clinton has made it crystal clear that she wants more foreign workers to come here to take jobs from Americans and to decrease wages. She also makes it quite clear that she wants to erase America’s borders and our sovereignty and hand our country over to the UN and other trans-national entities. She is clearly doing whatever George Soros wants her to do…and George Soros is someone who I view as a James Bond-style super villain with an evil scheme he’s implementing for the destruction of the West.
3. Hillary Clinton wants to bring more Muslims into America, but as a gay man I don’t want people to be imported into this country by the thousands who hate America and our freedoms. This is madness. I don’t want what happened in Orlando — where gay people like me were butchered by a Muslim — to happen in Chicago or New York or San Francisco. This is like a fairy tale where some fool wants to open a portal to Hell and allow hordes of demons to swarm through. Let the demons stay in Hell and be as evil as they want there. Why would any sane person want to purposely invite the demons into our world so they can murder and maim our people?
4. The way that Hillary Clinton handled herself while at the State Department and the things that she did involving that Clinton Foundation disqualify her from office. This is not the Hillary that all of us on the 2008 campaign thought she would be or hoped she would be. This woman is incompetent and she has proven herself to be a pathological and reckless liar. The FBI has proven itself to be utterly corrupt and undeserving of any respect, since it’s clear that FBI Director Comey intentionally hampered the investigation into Hillary’s email server issues and overlooked crimes that were committed. This alone is reason enough to vote for Trump, in the hopes that Trump will order an investigation of Director Comey and hopefully put that corrupt man in prison where he belongs. Everyone in our government who destroyed evidence or decided not to pursue justice for political reasons needs to be locked away. Both the FBI and the IRS need a top-to-bottom purging and housecleaning if the American people are ever going to be able to trust these institutions again.
I am so angry thinking about how corrupt our government has become that at this point I feel that I don’t need to continue with this list, though I could go on for pages. When I get to the part about FBI Director Comey, I just lose it. What he did at that press conference where he announced that Hillary would not face consequences for her actions just enrages me so much that any sadness I would have had about not voting for her is washed away.
I know that I made the right choice to vote for Trump instead of Hillary because it is obvious that nothing will ever be done about Director Comey if Hillary is elected president. Nothing will ever be done about the IRS or the other bad people who are running the FBI and Justice Department either. Hillary will protect all of the corrupt bureaucrats who served her and did her bidding, while Trump will investigate and prosecute all of them. Since I want to see these people all be held accountable for what they have done, there’s no other choice but to vote for Donald Trump.
So, yes, working on the Hillary-2008 campaign will always be one of the highlights of my life; it was the adventure of a lifetime, up against daunting odds, and I was in the thick of it with people I will always be honored to know. But, there is no way for me to overlook where we are in 2016 and the things that Hillary Clinton has done to the country, both as Secretary of State and as a political candidate whose family political machine has influenced high-ranking government officials to break their oaths of service to benefit her. We will never be able to move forward or to clean up the corruption with the Clintons returning to the White House.
The Establishment really does need to be toppled because the Establishment has become too obviously corrupt for this to be tolerated any longer. Donald Trump is the only person on the field willing or able to take on this Establishment monster. As such, he’s the only choice that anyone could make in this election if you are someone who wants America to have a chance to recover from everything that the Left has done to this country in recent years.
I want to close by sharing a comment that a friend left on another article on this site today, which is similar to what a lot of people are telling me. If you feel this way too, or if you feel similarly to me in what I have shared, I appreciate your letting me know. I bet there are a lot of people who are in this same boat with Katherine B. and me:
I was one of those people who passionately supported Hillary back in 2007-8 because I believed that she was more qualified than Mr. Do Nothing Aren’t I Wonderful Obama. I am amazed at where I find myself today – a Trump supporter.
As a female, I had wanted to see that great glass ceiling break and a part of me is still ambiguous about that. I wanted to live long enough to see a woman president of the United States. I live in a very, very blue state and were I to cast my vote for Hillary just to be a part of history it wouldn’t hurt Trump. Most of me, though, knows I need to vote where my conscience is taking me – to save this country from someone who could have cared less about the people who died at Benghazzi, who has enriched herself at the public’s expense, who will not fight illegal immigration and who thinks I’m an irredeemable deplorable just because I don’t agree with her. I find Trump to be clever, sharp, humorous and a fighter – something we haven’t seen in a long time in politics. How many times have I laughed out loud at the truth of what he’s said, i.e. “You’d be in jail.”
He resonates with me whether I want him to or not. She doesn’t. Her embrace of the BLM crowd is so off-putting and transparently calculated it repels me. So that’s where we are, or at least where I am, coming to the end of this critical campaign deeply worried about the future of the USA if Trump doesn’t win and the likes of Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney prevail, not to mention the Democrats.
– Katherine B.
There’s a great Open Letter to Paul Ryan posted by Jeffrey Lord at Spectator.org that is worth your valuable time today. The “too long, didn’t read” of it is that Paul Ryan needs to resign as Speaker of the House immediately. I could not possibly agree more.
Lord makes some compelling arguments that further gel some things that have been obvious for a while, but too nebulous to get a firm hold of. One of the best new terms he’s coined is “The Trump Rebellion.” I really like that term.
As Lord sees it, the GOP Establishment and the Left have pretty much joined forces against the American people, whom they all despise. Hillary Clinton and Paul Ryan are in the same cocktail party club…and everyone in there with them hates “the deplorables” (which is how these people all view regular Americans).
If you see yourself as one of the regular Americans and not part of the elite, then you really should think of yourself as being part of the Trump Rebellion. This has been building for a long time now.
I see in retrospect that it started in 2008 with those of us who backed Hillary Clinton then, when the Left pushed for Obama to be the nominee and for Leftists to take over the Democrat Party. The next phase came when people who didn’t like how far-Left Democrats had gone abandoned the DNC and became Democrats for McCain. Everyone who opposed Obama back then was called “racist” and other horrible names, because the Establishment had decided to go all-in with the transformation of the country the way that the elites wanted it. The Tea Party formed as a rebellion to this…and the Establishment used the IRS and other arms of the state to strangle Tea Party groups. Remember how the Media kept insisting that Democrats would win big in the 2010 and 2014 elections? The complete opposite was true, but our State Media’s propaganda was meant to depress turnout so that the Left could gain more power. In 2012, the GOP Establishment ran Romney but Romney never seemed to want to win and didn’t ever intend to be the guy who beat the first black president. The Establishment seems to have decided that Republicans won’t win the presidential elections and they do everything on all fronts to guarantee that the candidates who win the GOP’s nod are people who don’t intend to go all the way and win the White House. Why that is, I don’t know…but it’s clear that the Establishment enjoys keeping certain people in power and maintaining the status quo and part of that deal seems to be that Republicans have decided to become a permanent minority party, comfortable on the fringes.
It is so sickening watching Republicans work to elect Hillary Clinton. Everyone doing this believes that he or she will have a very comfortable life and lucrative career if they just continue to do what the Establishment wants and maintain the status quo. It is all about “transforming” the country so that the American people disappear and are replaced with Third Worlders brought in so that the big corporations can have cheap labor and Democrats can have votes. The deal in place with the Establishment seems to be that Republicans will lose elected offices but all of the big donors will get rich and the Republican politicians will find second careers on various boards or in appointed positions. They are all selling out the country and the American people to increase their own short-term wealth.
It is all so painfully obvious.
I think more and more people wake up to this every single day. But, people just don’t know what to do. The Establishment is trying every dirty trick it can think of to keep Trump from becoming President because they clearly believe he will dismantle the Establishment’s schemes. If they do succeed in stealing this election from Trump, I don’t think any of these problems will go away. Hillary will do what the Establishment wants her to do…which will be four more years of nightmares for the American people.
The anger is just going to keep building. I think it will continue to build until we are faced with a Second American Revolution, whatever that would look like. I don’t know how the Establishment can continue to enrich themselves while impoverishing regular Americans and continuing to bring in so many unskilled, uneducated, Third World colonists who suck up welfare benefits and eat up more taxpayer dollars. We’re at the tipping point where all of the hardworking people who get taxed to death are getting fed up with the money taken from them being redistributed to Spanish-speakers who scramble across the border to take advantage of the American people. All of this taking has got to stop.
The Establishment believes it is all-powerful and that with the Media it can control what people think and say. This handover of the Internet to the UN so it can be censored is part of their plan as well, but I think it’s going to backfire in a big way. It feels like watching some fool in a YouTube video messing around with a pressure cooker or deep fryer or some other device that is clearly about to explode, only the idiots manipulating the device have no idea that disaster is coming for them. Anyone with a brain can see they are in trouble, but they are so full of ego that they won’t entertain the thought that they have dangerously misjudged everything.
Are you angry about wha the Establishment’s done to our country?
Are you sick to death of what the Elite have been doing to all of us?
If so, I hope you have already voted for Donald Trump and that you work hard to get everyone you know to do the same thing. Join the Trump Rebellion. I sleep well every single night since I cast my ballot for him. It’s the most fulfilling and rewarding feeling I’ve ever had, voting for someone that the entire Establishment doesn’t want us to vote for.