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Bombshells But No Wrongdoing In Trump Phone Conversation with Ukraine’s President

Alternate title:  Ukraine, Donald Trump and Joe Biden — Quid Pro No

First, for all those of you deep in a dark fantasy of impeaching Trump, an oldie but a goodie

Watch.  Recapture the excitement as you waited expectantly for impeachment to overturn the election results but a few months ago.  This one has it all.  Progressive politics as religion.  An indictment of Trump for the high crime and misdemeanor of winning the 2016 election, of being the “worst” and, in addition, committing almost all forty of the fantasy crimes and wrongs articulated by the NYT that Bookworm addressed in her post yesterday.   After you’re done with the sing-along, might I suggest a safe space and some My Little Pony coloring books.  Hold on tight to your dreams.

For the rest of us . . .

President Trump this morning released the transcript of his phone call with President of Ukraine.  The transcript of the entire conversation is below.  A few comments on it first.

The Bombshells:

It appears that the DNC Server — the one that was hacked and set off the whole Trump-Russia mania — is in the Ukraine.  This from the memo (emphasis mine):

The President: I would like you to do us a favor though because our country has been through a lot and Ukraine knows a lot about it. I would like you to find out what happened with this whole situation with Ukraine, they say Crowdstrike … I guess you have one of your wealthy people… The server, they say Ukraine has it.  There are a lot. of things that went on, the whole situation .. I think you’re _surrounding yourself with some of the same people. I would like to have the Attorney General call you or your people and I would like you to get to the bottom of it.

Holy smokes!!!  What in the world is going on with that?  This stinks to high heaven.

One of the most corrupt aspects of the entire Trump-Russia coup attempt was the FBI’s failure to secure and investigate the DNC server. You remember, of course, that the DNC claimed Russia hacked its server. The DNC based this claim upon a report from Crowdstrike, a computer analytic firm that Perkins Coie hired on the DNC’s behalf. Because the DNC refused to hand its serve to the FBI / DOJ, those agencies could only clutch to their collective breasts a redacted, draft version of the Crowdstrike report. It was this report, based upon a server they never analyzed, that the FBI / DOJ used as a foundation for the Trump investigation.

What’s staggering is that the above conversation strongly indicates that the DNC server, which the DNC refused to allow even the FBI or Special Counsel Robert Mueller to examine, is being stored outside U.S. borders and in the Ukraine.  What the hell?

Further, it seems from what Trump said that people in the Ukraine were involved both in the hoax and in meddling with the 2016 campaign.  That was news to me.  I haven’t seen that information before, but here is the Washington Times today verifying it:

U.S. Attorney John Durham is investigating Ukraine’s role in the 2016 FBI probe of President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia, the Department of Justice confirmed Wednesday. . . .

“A Department of Justice team led by U.S. Attorney John Durham is separately exploring the extent to which a number of countries, including Ukraine, played a role in the counterintelligence investigation directed at the Trump campaign during the 2016 election,” DOJ spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said in a statement.

Ms. Kupec said Ukrainians who are not government officials have already volunteered information as part of the probe. She also said that Mr. Barr has not yet contacted the Ukrainian government over the investigation. . . .

A few points: One, this is starting to sound like a Tom Clancy novel.  Two, it is no wonder that some people are near frantic to impeach Trump and short circuit the investigation into the Trump-Russia coup.  Three, the MSM is studiously ignoring any part of the transcript Trump released that doesn’t deal directly with Biden. This means that the MSM’s audience, unless its members are curious enough to read the transcript themselves, will never know about the peculiar relationship between the DNC and Ukraine or about the missing DNC server that triggered the whole Russiagate hoax. So, for example, you get this from the NYT:  Trump Asks Ukraine’s Leader to ‘Do Us a Favor’ and Also Urges Inquiry of Biden

Quid pro NO

Sorry, progressives, notwithstanding all your swamp fever dreams of impeachment, Trump did not propose a quid pro quo nor did he commit any wrongdoing vis-a-vis his phone conversation with Ukraine’s president.  Biden predicated previously-agreed-upon financial aid to Ukraine by demanding at the last minute that Ukraine agree to fire the prosecutor general investigating his son.  (“Nice little country you’ve got here. It would be a same if something happened to it.”) There is nothing in the transcript that sees Trump saying “I’m doing nothing for you unless you first do this for me.”

Nor did Trump propose aid in return for investigating Joe Biden’s corrupt act.  It is apparent that, while Trump’s request for a follow-up investigation occurred in the context of other agreed-upon exchanges of goods and services (so to speak), none of these other arrangements were contingent upon Ukraine agreeing with Trump’s request.

Most importantly, perhaps, as to those things the President of the Ukraine indicated that he intended to investigate, the only promises he made to President Trump were to conduct open and fair investigations and to provide honest information.

Crazy Nancy has given in to the radical fringe of her party (as an aside, it was not long ago that she was the radical fringe) and is still trying to keep the dream alive.  She issued this statement today, as slanderous as it was based on falsehoods:

The release of the notes of the call by the White House confirms that the President engaged in behavior that undermines the integrity of our elections, the dignity of the office he holds and our national security.  The President has tried to make lawlessness a virtue in America and now is exporting it abroad.

“I respect the responsibility of the President to engage with foreign leaders as part of his job.  It is not part of his job to use taxpayer money to shake down other countries for the benefit of his campaign.  Either the President does not know the weight of his words or he does not care about ethics or his constitutional responsibilities.

“The transcript and the Justice Department’s acting in a rogue fashion in being complicit in the President’s lawlessness confirm the need for an impeachment inquiry.  Clearly, the Congress must act. . . .

You decide how far out of touch with reality she is.  This from the memo (emphasis mine):

The President: I would like you to do us a favor though because our country has been through a lot and Ukraine knows a lot about it. I would like you to find out what happened with this whole situation with Ukraine, they say Crowdstrike … I guess you have one of your wealthy people… The server, they say Ukraine has it  There are a lot. of things that went on, the whole situation .. I think you’re _surrounding yourself with some of the same people. I would like to have the Attorney General call you or your people and I would like you to get to the bottom of it. As you saw yesterday, that whole nonsense ended
with a very poor performance by a man named Robert Mueller, an incompetent performance, but they say a lot of it started with Ukraine. Whatever you can do, it’s very important that you do it if that’s possible.

President Zelenskyy: Yes it is. very important for me and everything that you just mentioned earlier. . . ., I guarantee as the President of Ukraine that all the investigations will be done openly and candidly .. That I can assure you.

The President: Good because I· heard you had a prosecutor who was very good and he was shut down and that’s really unfair.  A lot of people are talking about that, the way they shut your very good prosecutor down and you had some very bad people involved. . . .  The other thing,
There’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son, that Biden stopped the
prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so
whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great. Biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution so if you can look into it … It sounds horrible to me.

President Zelenskyy:  . . .  The issue of the investigation of the case is actually the issue of making sure to restore the honesty so we will take care of that and will work on the investigation of the case.

This is Biden’s Waterloo

Biden is already in trouble, running a moribund campaign and falling behind Sitting Bull in the latest national poll.  This transcript turns the spotlight onto Biden’s corrupt act in the Ukraine, a topic that will be invoked endlessly as long as it is in the news.  And it is just going to get worse when all of the China corruption involving Hunter Biden is forced into the mainstream.  I can’t see how Biden survives it.  And the real irony of it all is that the “whistleblower’s” lead attorney has donated to Biden.

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Here is the memo of the conversation released today in it entirety:

Telephone Conversation with President
Zelenskyy of Ukraine
Pre·sident Zelenskyy of Ukraine
Notetakers: The White House Situation Room
July 25, 2019, 9:03 – 9:33 a.m. EDT

Residence

The President: Congratulations on a great victory. We all watched from the United States and you did a terrific.job. The way.you came from behind, -somebody who wasn’t given much of a chance, and you ended up winning easily. It’s a fantastic achievement. Congratulations.

President Zelenskyy: You· are absolutely right Mr. President.  We did win big and we worked hard for this. We worked a lot but I would like to confess to you that I had an opportunity to learn from you. We used quite a few of your skills and knowledge and were able to use it as an example for our elections and yes it is true that these were unique elections. We were in a unique situation  that we  were able to achieve a unique success. I’m able to tell you the following:  the first time, you· called me to congratulate me when I won my presidential election, and the second time you are now calling me when my party won the parliamentary election. I think I should run more often so you can call me more often and we can talk over the phone more often.

The President: [laughter] That’s a very good idea. I think your country is very happy about that.

President Zelenskyy:   Well yes, to tell you the truth, we are trying to work hard because we wanted to drain the swamp here in our country. We brought in many many new people. Not the old politicians, not the typical politicians, because we want to have a new format and a new type of government. You are a great teacher for us and in that.

The President:  Well it’s very nice of you to say that. I will say that we do a lot for Ukraine. We spend a lot of effort and a lot of time. Much more than the European countries are doing and they should be helping you more than they are. Germany does almost nothing for you. All they do is talk and I think it’s something that you should ·really ask them about. When I.was· speaking to Angela Merkel she talks Ukraine, but she doesn’t do  anything. A lot of the European countries are the same way, so I think it’s something you want to look at but the United States has been very very good to Ukraine. I wouldn’t say that it’s reciprocal necessarily because things are happening that are not good but the United States has been very very  good to Ukraine.

President Zelenskyy: Yes you are·absolutely right. Not only 100%, but actually 1000% and I can tell you the following; I did talk to Angela Merkel and I did meet with her. I also met and talked with Macron and I told them that they are not doing quite as much as they need to be doing on the issues with the sanctions. They are not enforcing the sanctions. They are not working as much as they should work for Ukraine.  It turns out that even though logically, the European Union should be our biggest· partner but technically the United States is a much bigger partner than.the European Union and I’m very grateful to you for that because the United States is doing quite a lot for Ukraine. Much more than the European Union especially when we are talking about sanctions against the Russian Federation.  I would also like to thank you for your great support in the area of defense.  We are ready to continue to cooperate for the next steps specifically we are almost ready to buy more Javelins from the United· States for defense purposes

The· President: I would like you to do us a favor though because our country has been through a lot and Ukraine knows a lot about it. I would like you to find out what happened with this whole situation with Ukraine, they say Crowdstrike … I guess you have one of your wealthy people… The server, they say Ukraine has it  There are a lot. of things that went on, the whole situation .. I think you’re _surrounding yourself with some of the same people. I would like to have the Attorney General call you or your people and I would like you to get to the bottom of it. As you saw yesterday, that whole nonsense ended with a very poor performance by a man named Robert Mueller, an incompetent performance, but they say a lot of it started with Ukraine. Whatever you can do, it’s very important that you do it if that’s possible.

President Zelenskyy: Yes it is. very important for me and everything that you just mentioned earlier. For me as a President,-· it is very important and we are open for any future cooperation. We are ready to· open a new page on cooperation in relations between the United· States and Ukraine.  For that purpose, I just recalled our ambassador from United States and he will be replaced by a very competent and very experienced ambassador who will work hard on making sure that our two nations are getting closer. I would also like and hope to see him having your trust and your confidence and have personal relations with you so we can cooperate even more so. I will. personally tell you that one· of my assistants· spoke with Mr. Giuliani just recently and we are hoping very much that Mr. Giuliani will be able to travel to Ukraine and we will meet once he comes to Ukraine. I just wanted to assure you once again that you have nobody but friends around us. I will make sure that I surround myself with the best and most experienced people. I also· wanted to tell you that we are friends. We are great friends and you Mr. President have friends in our country so we can continue our strategic partnership. I also plan to surround myself with great people and in addition to that investigation, I guarantee as the President of Ukraine that all the investigations will be done openly and candidly .. That I can assure you ..

The President: Good because I· heard you had a prosecutor who was very good and he was shut down and that’s really unfair.  A lot of people are talking about that, the way they shut your very good prosecutor down and you had some very bad people involved. Mr. Giuliani is a highly respected man. He was the mayor bf New York Ci:ty, a great mayor, and I would like him to call you. I will ask him to call you along with the Attorney General.  Rudy very much knows what’s happening and he is a very capable guy. If you could speak to him that would be great. The former ambassador from the United States,· the woman was bad news and the people she was dealing with in the Ukraine were bad news so I just want to let you know that  The other thing, there’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great. Biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution so if you can look into it … It sounds horrible to me.

President Zelenskyy:  I wanted to tell ·you about the prosecutor. First of all I understand and I’m knowledgeable about the situation. Since we have won the absolute majority in our Parliament; the next prosecutor general will be 100% my person, my candidate, who will be approved, by the parliament and will start as a new prosecutor in September. He or she will look into the situation, specifically to the company that you mentioned in this issue. The issue of the investigation of the case is actually the issue of making sure to restore the honesty so we will take care of that and will work on the investigation of the case. On top of that, I would kindly ask you if you have any additional information that you can provide to us, it would be very helpful for the investigation to make· sure that we administer justice in our country with regard to the Ambassador to the United States from Ukraine as far as I recall her name was Ivanovich. It was great that you were the first one. who told me that she was a bad ambassador because I agree·with you 100%. Her attitude towards me was far from the best as she admired the previous President and she was on his side. She would not accept me as a new President well enough.

The President: Well, she’ s going to go through some things. I will. have Mr. Giuliani.give you a call and I am also going to have Attorney General Barr call and we will get to· the bottom of it. I’m sure you will figure it out. I heard the prosecutor was treated very badly and he was a very fair prosecutor so good luck with everything. Your economy is going to get better and better I predict. You have a lot· of assets. It’s a great country. I have many Ukrainian friends, their incredible ·people.

President Zelenskyy: I would like to tell you that I also have quite a few Ukrainian friends that live in the United States.  Actually last time I traveled to the United States, I stayed in New York near Central Park and I stayed at the Trump Tower. I will talk to them and I hope to see them again in the future. I also wanted to thank you for your invitation to visit the United States, specifically Washington DC.  On the other hand, I also wanted to ensure you that we will be very serious about the case and will work on the investigation. As to the economy, there is much potential for our two countries and one of  the issues that is very important for Ukraine is energy independence.  I believe we can be very successful and cooperating on energy independence with United States. We are already working on cooperation. We are buying American oil but I am very hopeful for a future meeting. We will have more time and more opportunities to discuss these opportunities· and get to know each other better. I would like to thank you very much for your support

The President: Good. Well, thank you very much and I appreciate that. I will tell Rudy and Attorney General Barr to call. Thank you. Whenever you would like to come to the White House, feel free to call. Give us a date and we’ll work that out. I look forward to seeing you.

President Zelenskyy: Thank ·you very much. I would be very happy to come and would be happy to meet with you personally and I . . . get to know. you better. I am looking forward to our meeting arid I also would like to invite you to visit Ukraine and come to the city bf Kyiv which is a beautiful city. We have a beautiful country Which would welcome you. On the other hand, I believe that on September_l we will be in Poland and we can meet in Poland hopefully. After that, it might be a very good idea for you to travel to Ukraine. We can either take my plane and go to Ukraine or we can take your plane, which is probably much better than mine.

The President: Okay, we can work that out. I look forward to seeing you in Washington and maybe in· Poland because I think we are going to be there at that time.

President Zelenskyy: Thank you very much Mr. President.

The President: Congratulations on a fantastic job you’ve done. The whole world was watching. I’m not sure it was so much of an upset but congratulations.

President Zelenskyy: Thank you Mr. President bye-bye.

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I Think the Senate is Handling this SCOTUS Thing all WRONG…

The sides seem dug in.  Determined.  No one will budge.  The President recommends a new Supreme Court Justice to replace (no one of course replaces this justice) Justice Scalia.  Merrick Garland.  A good solid judge but probably more liberal than Scalia.

The GOP controlled Senate (elections do matter) say not even a hearing.  No vote for sure.  So the MSN blames:  The Senators of course.

Now the argument ought to be – in opposition to the Biden rule – this is a game changer for the Court and it ought to await the new President.  The people decide.

BUT, I would have hearings.  Ask tough questions.  Ask about great Scalia cases and dissents.  Make it clear to the American people how wonderful the late justice was.  And Judge Garland will have to either try to agree with Scalia or say no I am not a strict constructionist or a textual judicial conservative.  Now senators need to be ready to confront Judge Garland on inconsistencies between Scalia’s judicial philosophy and his.

THEN and only THEN reject the judge because he will almost for sure show he is no Scalia.  And then the senators ought to propose more appropriate names to the President.  Ted Cruz would be a good start.

I do not expect WashPo or NYT to agree but it looks fair and it is fair:  Give the judge a chance.  But I am certain Judge Garland is no Scalia.  He will fail the test.  Then reject him.  But the “no hearings, no vote” strategy is a loser with people.  the voters want the Senate to be fair.


Article written by: Elwood "Sandy" Sanders

Blogger Sandy is Where? Doing What? Today?

Where’s you know who, oops I mean where’s Sandy the blogger today?

He’s on a panel to interview several of the Libertarian candidates for President right here in RVA TODAY!  It is at the Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Airport from 130pm to 300pm.  Here’s the list of who I understand are coming:

Might not be too late to sneak in!  Ought to be interesting – although not as entertaining as the GOP debates!  (I admit:  I’m not as attractive as Megyn Kelly!  But I have some good questions for the hopefuls!)

No I am not joining the LP (not yet!  As I have said to paraphrase the President:  All I need is a pen and sheet of paper!) but if you join a political party you submit to its discipline and I am not sure a blogger should do that.  But I hope the Libertarians regard me as a friend.


Article written by: Elwood "Sandy" Sanders

Obama Mocks American Liberty and Spits on the American People

Tonight, December 6th, 2015, the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, in response to the first Islamic State inspired terror attack on American soil, spent twenty minutes lecturing the American People on what it means to be an American and threatening further controls against our second amendment rights. What’s more dangerous? The homicidal death-worshiping disciples practicing a 7th century interpretation of a 6th century religion, or a 21st century President threatening to take all of us back to an 18th century brand of tyranny?

obama-pointing-Getty-640x480For twenty minutes I listened to this President lecture me, not sounding like the leader of an American Nation, but sounding like a foreign leader condemning a culture and civilization he desires to snuff out. Our government is no longer American, not in any recognizable sense. If our government is American, then we should all mourn the loss of a heritage and a birthright that died this night. We should lament the tortured, twisted, confused silliness which now reigns over what was once a shinning city on a hill.

This is a President that refuses to attack our enemies because he believes that attacking them feeds into their narrative that they are war with us. This, despite that fact that Sunni and Shi’ite caliphates have declared war on Israel and America. He tells us that we must call the Islamic State “ISIL”, because it bothers them. If we really want to hurt their feelings, we’re to call them Daesh. Islamic State soldiers are beheading people, crucifying people, burning people alive, raping pre-teen girls and boys, teenagers, and women, and throwing homosexuals from building tops. Earlier this week they inspired a woman and her husband to slaughter 14 Americans. Our response? Let’s call them ISIL! Let’s call them Daesh! Let’s go to a Climate Change conference.

If this is our strategy to horrify the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, and the Islamic State in Iran, our only hope is that our enemies joke to death on their own laughter.

This president is using the death of innocent Americans at the hands of Islamist terrorists to deprive us of our liberty and to take greater control over our lives. Mark Levin says that we are living in a post-Constitutional America. Levin misses the mark. We’re living in a post-American America. We’re either living in Barack Obama’s nation or we’re living in an American nation – but we can’t be living in both. The two are opposite, contradictory, at war. No President has done so much to destroy our American way of life. I look to The People’s representatives in our United States Congress to condemn this President and to vow to fight any further efforts of this pretend emperor against our American Liberty.


Article written by: Steven Brodie Tucker

Just Asking? Why Should…

…a private company or even a nationalized one have to ask permission of the Federal Government to lay down a oil or gas pipeline such as the Keystone Pipeline?  I could understand crossing the border or the pipeline as a common carrier being regulated like a utility.  I could even understand environmental issues to affect WHERE the pipeline goes.  I assume those companies have eminent domain powers for good or bad but that is not the Federal Government’s concern absent it being on Federal lands (and there is too much Federal land).

BUT why should a company have to ask the President or Congress for the okay to build the pipeline?  Just asking…


Article written by: Elwood "Sandy" Sanders

Did Sandy Announce his Support for Former Virginia Governor Gilmore?

Last evening, I did write on Jim Gilmore’s FB page about my willingness to help his campaign for President.  I did not make that decision without prayer and unadvisedly.

I think that Gilmore has bona fides that make him a serious candidate:

  • Elected Attorney General of Virginia
  • Elected Governor (Smart guy that Jim Gilmore fellow is:  his slogan “Cut the Car Tax” in 1997 was similar to a key part of my 1989 platform plank for delegate) of Virginia
  • Chair of the Congressional Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce which recommended no taxation on Internet sales (which is now law although I do agree that law should be modified)
  • Chair of the Congressional Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (That’s a mouthful!)
  • Established while Governor the first Secretary of Technology in Virginia (and might be first in the nation)
  • President and CEO of Paul Weyrich’s Free Congress Foundation

Here’s some more Gilmore accomplishments from the Free Congress Foundation bio of the former Governor:

In addition to an active political life in local, state and national Republican politics, Gilmore serves on the boards of several major American corporations, has chaired the board of visitors of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and has been partner at a national law firm.  He traveled to most major regions of the world in his capacity as governor and in private-sector roles and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

So I decided to offer my help.  No one should laugh at Jim Gilmore.  He’d make a great President (I’d talk with him if I could [although I have only met him once or twice] about that CFR thing.) and he can tackle some of the leading issues today.  If I were advising Jim Gilmore today, I’d talk about the Three T’s:  Taxes, Terrorism and Technology.  It is also good to see the Commonwealth get some political attention again.

Jim Gilmore is a proven leader in all three areas, so critical for our nation today.  I’ll be glad to help Gov. Gilmore out if he wants me on his team.

 


Article written by: Elwood "Sandy" Sanders

What To Make of The Donald?

donald-trump-picture-1Donald Trump is on fire; brandishing a flaming sword wreathed in frustrations shared by the vast majority of Americans, The Donald has shown a light on just how involved our political parties, businesses, politicians, and bureaucrats really are in the deliberate destruction of America. As an act of true Kamikaze politicking, I give The Donald an A+. I don’t watch cable, but I read the news and imagine the facial expressions of Republican crooks like McCain and Flake tearing their robes and cursing Trump in Aramaic. I can hear the pompous Uni-vision clown, Jorge Ramos, choking on his burritos while condemning the Gods’ honest truth.

It’s all just too much fun.

But I’m not supporting Trumps’ candidacy for the Republican Nomination. Why would I? The man has taken more positions than Traci Lords. He’s a big time Clinton donor, and has thrown money at nearly every Marxist gangster in the United States Congress.

The reason why so many Americans are falling in love with Donald Trump is because he’s taking it to the media, the President, the Congress, and to both political parties. What are Americans sick of? The media, the President, the Congress, and both political parties; so of course we are loving the show. It’s a great show! Way better than Celebrity Apprentice.

I find it very hard to believe that Donald Trump is seriously considering being President of the United States. If he is, then we need to do a lot more homework than merely listening to him pummel the media and the criminals running our Congress. Thankfully, there are about a dozen articles out there right now that have already done the groundwork (most of this work, I might add, was done the last time Trump said he was going to run).

This really is the funniest campaign in American history and its’ really only been a story for the last two weeks. Republican slash Libertarian slash Republican Wayne Allan Root is all about supporting The Donald.

The entire upper level management of the IRS could wind up in prison for targeting and persecuting critics of the president and then purposely destroying evidence. Obamacare will be defunded and dismantled. The Obama Crime Family will be prosecuted for crimes against the American people. And Obama himself could wind up ruined, his legacy in tatters.

Trump will investigate. Trump will prosecute. Trump will go after everyone involved…just for fun. That will all happen on Trump’s first day in the White House.

Who knows what Donald will do on day two?

That’s why the dogs of hell have been unleashed on Donald Trump. That’s why we must all support Donald. This may be our only shot at saving America, uncovering the crimes committed against our nation and prosecuting all of those involved.

I’m sorry Wayne, but I am actually just a little bit concerned about Day 2, and every other day to follow. We can’t view Donald Trump as a grenade we throw into the White House and then, well, whatever man. Can we?

I get it. Donald Trump is leading because Donald Trump doesn’t care if he gets elected or not, and he is saying things that the majority of Americans want to hear, say to each other, and know to be true. He’s offending everyone that holds the American People down, and back, and up against the wall. He, like Jesus Christ, has climbed upon the cross for all Americans sick and tired of the marxist/corporatist game being played by our politicians while our country falls to pieces around us. But we aren’t talking about who deserves the most facebook likes. We’re talking about who should be the next President of these United States of America.

This is a serious thing that ought to be taken seriously and, I’m sorry, but I don’t take Donald Trump seriously.

I know you want to believe that there is a man out there who will really fight the system and really take it to the criminals in Washington D.C. I know the very spectacle we are witnessing today is exciting and fun and wonderful in every way.

But before you go getting behind Donald Trump For President, at least do some research into his recent and not-so-recent past, politically. We have some very real conservative, constitutionalist, and libertarian candidates running for the Republican Nomination, and I just cannot fathom the idea that they should be set aside because Donald Trump told the truth a couple times in a two week timespan.

The following was posted at Louder With Crowder.

Alright, alright. People are going to call me a “RINO” no matter where I line up on this one, so please, hold your hate mail until you read the points below. Is that fair? Let’s go.

– Donald Trump gave over $100,000 to the Clinton Foundation. Despite the fact that he openly criticizes the foundation and the Clinton’s lack of transparency regarding it. Now we don’t have the exact numbers, we only know that his contributions number over $100,000 and under $250,000. Also this may be a good time to note that he personally supported Hillary Clinton’s senate campaign. Just had to give you a heads up, you know, because I’m a “RINOz” and all.

– Over the years, he has consistently supported Democrats over Republicans. Since 1990, Trump has given $541,650 to Democrats—more than he gave to Republicans over the same period of time. Kind of odd for someone who claims to be such a gung ho Republican these days, wouldn’t you say?

– In 2008, Donald Trump supported Obama’s campaign. This one is pretty self-explanatory, but here’s a quote from 2011 for good measure. “I was his biggest cheerleader,” “If you go back three years, I’m saying, ‘Do a great job.’ … ” “I thought he was a positive person, always,”

– Trump has switched parties at least five times since the 1980s. Three times since 2001. Trump is a new kind of politician. He’s what the progressives call “party-fluid.”

– His disgusting abuse of government power/eminent domain. Michelle Malkin has covered this extensively. Here’s the thing, with Trump this isn’t a one-time thing. It’s seemingly an integral part of his business model. In 1997, he even went as far as to use eminent domain to try and evict an elderly widow—so that he could build a limousine parking lot. I hate to play identity politics here but… what a dick.

– Donald Trump, in 2000 supported gun control, abortion, higher taxes and socialized healthcare. Do I… Do I really need to add anything here?

– Donald Trump Stood against Pro-1st amendment Conservatives when facing radical Islam. Yep, Trump even went as far as to slam Pamela Gellar for her cartoon contest in Texas. Now, regardless of whether you think Pam Gellar’s event is tasteless, the woman faced violence from radical Islam. I don’t know a single, self-respecting Conservative who deemed it appropriate to slam her, standing arm-in-arm with angry Islamists. Not one. Unless you count Trump?

– He wants Oprah Winfrey on his ticket. Yes, the same Oprah who supported Obama, called all of his critics out as racist and yes, the same Oprah who said that all racists were white, and that they “all need to die.” Welcome your new VP.

I’m just saying – look further than your own excitement over The Donald’s current performance, which is wonderful, but its’ not enough.


Article written by: Steven Brodie Tucker