CIA’s top lawyer made ‘criminal referral’ on whistleblower’s complaint about Trump conduct – NBC News

I think we’re going to hear a lot about John Mitchell. He was the attorney general for Richard Nixon and I think that William Barr is taking a lot of pages from Mitchell’s handbook. The problem with taking pages from his hand book is that it led John Mitchell directly to jail, then stop at go and did not have a get-out-of-jail card.

When the CIA Inspector General puts in the hands of the justice department a criminal referral and it’s put in somebody’s top drawer and locked that’s against the law. There needs to be an investigation, the justice department must at least look at it to see whether or not there are any valid reasons to pursue it. We know how this attorney general works and he works only for president Trump.

Maybe it’s my political bias but I remember Watergate a lot more than I remember President Clinton’s impeachment. Well, first well Watergate was going on I was in college and had time to follow it very closely whereas during the Clinton impeachment I had a full-time job and also ran one of the largest AIDS fundraisers in the country. My time was very much like my own. And perhaps that’s why I always refer back to Watergate has my template on how a president should not behave. That being said, what’s the current occupant of the White House is doing is outside anyone’s norms or or anyone’s experience with other presidents. Sure we’ve had corrupt presidents but this is corruption on a scale that has never been seen before. Our founding fathers, that the GOP seems so so in love with, had put in closet in our constitution specifically to make sure that foreign forces don’t have control over the president of the United States. They were worried that after the British lost in the Revolutionary War that the country would be divided into two parties, the English party and the French party. It didn’t work out like that. Our founding fathers did not want political parties but I think they should have thought a little bit more, it’s a human nature. It’s kind of like Lenin never considering that human greed would be the death of communism.

You know, this president has been yelling at the top of his lungs for the Democrats to grow a backbone. Well their backbone is fully formed and they are going after him and going for the jugular.

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Mark Zuckerberg Says What He Thinks About Elizabeth Warren In Leaked Audio – HuffPost

You’ve heard the term mostly about banks that they are too big to fail. Well I think that Facebook is just playing too big. Too much power in the hands of one company run by someone who has their own agenda. Mark Zuckerberg Al controls Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, what’s up and many more ways that people are interacting today.

So now he sets his ire on Elizabeth Warren. This makes me think that he was complicit in allowing all those millions and millions of ads running against Hillary Clinton in 2016 on his platforms. He claims he knew nothing about it but as I’ve said on this Scythe more than once when you accept money in Russian currency where did you think the money came from?

In a couple of days I will mark my second year off of Facebook. I am healthier for it, lost lots of weight while not sitting in front of a screen all the time. I am saying her for it because I’m not assailed by people on social media that seem to forget that people at the other end are actually human beings. I was 63 when I deleted Facebook so I was kind of aware of who who are my friends, but 1 Jets drawn into the idea that all these people that call you their friends are truly your friend oh, they’re not. But most importantly I made my point to Facebook that the only way we as consumers can make a point to Facebook is by deleting our accounts.

If you do a search at the bottom of my page for delete Facebook you’ll find the step by step instructions that are actually necessary to delete your Facebook account. They don’t make it easy for you and will tug at your heartstrings but it’s the only way you can tell them that how they’re running their company is unacceptable.

Trump and his cohorts have bought millions of dollars of advertising on Facebook because they know how effective it was in 2016. I hope that Facebook does not attack Elizabeth Warren or any of the other Democratic candidates for president.

One more point. have you noticed how Trump attacks Google and Twitter but seems to be hands-off on Facebook? Inquiring minds want to know why.

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New York Times faces backlash after revealing details about whistleblower – The Guardian

I have never been a lover of the physical newspaper. But my whole life I have loved the news and journalism. So when Al Gore invented the internet and newspapers became available online I was a happy little camper.

I subscribe to the LA Times online, Washington Post and until about three months ago, the New York Times.

Something has happened inside the New York Times. I’m not sure if it’s an overzealous rivalry with the Washington Post, but something’s happened.

Last month’s pay fumbled the Kavanaugh story to make Kavanaugh look less like a Kavanaugh. And now they’re revealing enough information for someone to figure out who is The whistleblower in this life changing moment for our country! We know how vindictive this White House is. And to let them have clues on who this whistleblower is is downright criminal. The Washington Post has been doing amazing work and I’ve got to say that the New York Times is not.

I understand the New York Times looks at it’s subscriptions to see whether or not people are happy with them. I think that they will be seeing a drop in their subscriptions after this.

We need these journalistic Giants but we need them to do the right thing. I thought the motto of the New York Times was all the news fit to print, what happened to you the New York Times?

I thought the motto of the New York Times was all the news fit to print, what happened to you the New York Times?

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Trump allies voice concerns about Rudy Giuliani’s involvement in Ukraine – NBC News

For somebody like me who doesn’t like President Trump Rudy Giuliani just makes my heart sing. Why in God’s name after all of the times this man has been on TV and has put his foot in his mouth if not other orifices they still tried him out each time there’s some sort of a crisis in the White House involving impeachment

The comedy shows have had a field day with Rudy Giuliani. He was never a great mayor of New York City and was fortunate, in a very tragic way, to be the mayor during 9/11. That was then this is now and now it’s time for him to go wherever loudmouth Republicans go to rest. He needs a nice home where his needs will be met. Just not home television every 5 minutes saying something stupider than he said 5 minutes before. He is not going to help this president and I think he may be the cause for the end of this presidency.

This is a White House that sent out its talking points about the Ukrainian phone call memo to the Democrats. After that they sent out another email to the Democrats asking them to ignore the original email. I keep saying this, but honestly, if this were being written buy a fiction novelist their editor would send it back saying it is too unbelievable.

Perhaps tomorrow will show Donald Trump that having acting everything’s is bad. Tomorrow the acting director of national intelligence will be I’m sure saying that he can’t say anything because the White House has ordered him that way but somebody should ask him about his hair piece oh, it’s horrible.

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NOAA Says Trump Was Right About Hurricane Dorian’s Threat To Alabama – NPR

Under Trump the United States of America is no longer recognizable. He mandates States so that there is no primary against him in the Republican party, that’s a page out of any dictators book.

He tells lies and gets the government to backup is lieabout a hurricane that had no intention of going to Alabama, Putin would be very proud of his little boy.

Shame on you NOAA!

He releases photos from a military satellite giving everyone our abilities to look at other countries without thinking about the repercussions just because he wanted to stick it to Iran.
He mandates States so that there is no primary against him in the Republican party, that’s a page out of any dictators book.

He tells lies and gets the government to backup is lieabout a hurricane that had no intention of going to Alabama, Putin would be very proud of his little boy.

He releases photos from a military satellite giving everyone our abilities to look at other countries without thinking about the repercussions just because he wanted to stick it to Iran.

The Republican party is morally bankrupt. Look at the conservative party in the UK. 22 of their members include Winston Churchill’s grandson and some that have served decades I’ve given up their seats in Parliament to do the right thing. Have you seen any Republicans do that? Even Jo Johnson, Boris Johnson’s younger brother, quit Parliament because he said that his brother is going against what is right for the UK.

I’m 65 years old and I’ve seen some elections that people said were pivotal. I don’t think there has been one in my lifetime as pivotal as what’s coming up in 2020. I’m just worried that whatever happens Trump won’t abide by the results and he’ll do what his primary opponent Joe Walsh, a former member of Congress who started the tea party, said if Trump didn’t win he wanted people to take up their muskets. In today’s world that’s an AK-47.

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The tiny hands that wielded the Sharpie to try to back up his lie

Devin Nunes’ hometown paper reveals an embarrassing truth about the Trump apologist – Salon.com

Poor Devin Nunez, he is truly a milk dud. A congressman who was lampooned buy a fictional cow on Twitter and then decided that he would sue the aforementioned fictional cow for slander. He’s always told his constituents that he was a dairy Farmer but it turns out he doesn’t have a dairy Farm, oh poor Devin Nunes.

He’s truly the altar boy in the Church of Donald Trump. Running back and forth to the White House giving him updates on what the house intelligence committee was doing before the Democrats took over. I’m sure he’s still doing it but unfortunately for him he has no more power. I think that we’re going to see him out of office in the next cycle. He will either not run again or will be challenged in such a way that his loyal constituents will not want to vote for him.

He is a disgrace, especially considering that he used to be an anti Russia hawk. Now he says that the Russia investigation is a witch Hunt. California deserves better than Devin Nunes as a congressman and California will get a better congressperson.

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Devin Nunes (Getty/Win McNamee)

What about Gilroy? Trump’s White House is ignoring California mass shooting – Salon.com

Infrequently onphone Town Hall meetings with my congressman Jimmy Gomez. Once I had the opportunity to ask him a question about funding for California. he told me that the republicans in Congress have a saying, ABC, anybody but California. So the largest state in the Union by population is systematically being ignored by the federal government.

Now the supposed leader of our country is going to two states that he needs to win re-election but is skipping over coming to Gilroy California after the equally horrific shooting there. I read that two of the survivors of the Gilroy massacre we’re also survivors of the Las Vegas one. They met on a Facebook support group for survivors of mass shootings. It’s amazing that we have to have Facebook groups for survivors of mass shootings. So once again Trump ignores California. He’s quite happy to come here to suck money out of his Republican billionaires but to help the state and anyway, no. although I have to say that he did say that we should be raking the forest so that we would not have any more forest fires. Helpful information like that is his Hallmark.

You’re either the president of everyone oh you’re not a legitimate president. To me Trump is not a legitimate president I like he’s a racist, xenophobe and a white nationalist. This is in a country that is becoming more and more a rainbow of wonderful humans.

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Not Even ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ From NRA—Just Boasts About Its Legislative Wins – The Daily Beast

First we declared Al Qaeda a terrorist organization. Then we declared the Taliban a terrorist organization and later we declared Isis a terrorist organization. And if you want to add to the rhetoric our current president also calls Iran a terrorist organization.

isn’t it about time that we declare the national rifle association a terrorist organization. It is by all counts why there are so many guns in our country. It is why we have 1300 people dead from mass shootings this year. It’s why we have almost 300 mass shootings this year when the next closest country has three!

video games are not the problem and making new ridiculous laws to put people away becausethey are suspected of having mental health issues. It’s a stomach and it starts with the NRA. When the NRA started in the 60s it was a gun safety organization and now it’s a gun distribution and glorification association.

they’re not even giving lip service to thoughts and prayers anymore and instead are just boasting about the fact that they have been able to pass 10 laws recently that have made guns easier to get. Gunman in Dayton, not Toledo, Ohio had 100 magazine rounds on his assault rifle! Are you telling me that hunters need a hundred magazine rounds?

The NRA is a terrorist organization.

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Don’t Worry About the Democratic Presidential Polls – The New Yorker

To say that it’s too early to understand how the field in 2020 is going to and up is a great understatement. Even later in the game then the article States we were completely wrong about who everyone thought would be either the nominee or the president. We don’t have a president Giuliani or Jeb Bush or Fred Thompson for that matter. What we have is a President who defies what we see in the polls. I truly believe that some people are just plain embarrassed of supporting this man and will not tell posters. So the numbers mean very little right now. Joe Biden has the the recognition that no one else has. For those of us who follow politics closely most of the names are household once but for those who just sit back and let things fall as they may either it’s easy to say Joe Biden or they really have no opinion.

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Soon after Joe Biden entered the Presidential race, polls showed him to be far ahead of his Democratic competition, including Bernie Sanders. But Biden’s initial lead has dwindled.

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Remarks by President Trump at Turning Point USA’s Teen Student Action Summit 2019 – The White House {and how he lied about something that makes him look so small}

This is the first time I’ve ever posted anything from the Trump White House. I am posting it because this is a White House that puts out lies on a daily basis. Some of them are big and some of them are so small that they point out what a tiny man tRUMP is.

this is a speech that most people have heard about if they’ve heard about it because of the mistakein the presidential seal that Trump spoke in front of for an hour and 15 minutes. Some idiot who is now fired was lazy and found the seal online on a website that mocks Trump by selling T-shirts. Briefly the seal hadreplaced the eagle with the double headed hawk from the Russian federation flag. It had replaced the 13 Spears in its talons withgolf clubs that the designer said were specifically tiny to fit into tiny hands that the president has. The other talent was filled with cash replacing olive branches and of course the one that everybody knows is the e pluribus Unum 1 was replaced by the Spanish words he is a puppet.

Now that we’ve had our laughhere Comes what’s really serious wrong with this presidency. during the course of the speech he talked about going to the military academy for the graduation hand he said that he decided to shake every hands, was descriptive in thefact that he said it was very hot and there were Eleven hundred people that he should hands with. He said that he askedif out of the presidents did the same and was told that most of them only stay for 15 minutes and go away. That’s an outright lie. President Obama and President George w bush all went to every military academy graduation because they are the commander-in-chief and shook hands with every single graduate. Why the base those who were in the office before you to make yourself look bigger I guess that’s because you’re very very small.

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to read the outright lies from the president in his own press release from the White House please click here