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DC hasnít come to grips with Trumpís presidency
NY Post ^ | August 12, 2017 | Michael Goodwin

Posted on 08/12/2017 10:11:43 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom

From warnings of “fire and fury” to declarations of “locked and loaded,” President Trump is dealing with the North Korean crisis his way. Naturally, heads are exploding all over Washington.

You can’t change the way things are done, the chin-strokers and gatekeepers shout hysterically! You have to follow the road most traveled!

Nearly seven months into Trump’s term, it’s not just the irredeemable haters who can’t accept the outcome of the election. Even otherwise-sensible people refuse to come to grips with the meaning of Trump’s victory.

Voters wanted change, but Washington doesn’t. And that clash of wants defines the endless war over the Trump presidency.

Now that clash revolves around the potential for an actual war, a nuclear one at that. Because the results would be catastrophic, it is worth recalling how we got to this moment of brinksmanship.

If you listen only to Trump’s critics, Kim Jong-un wasn’t bothering anybody until the president started making trouble. Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota actually charged that Kim is “acting more responsible” than Trump, a claim reinforced by the left-wing media echo chamber.

Perhaps Ellison, who is No. 2 at the Democratic National Committee, missed some of Kim’s threats and their significance now that he has nukes and intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

“If the American imperialists provoke us a bit, we will not hesitate to slap them with a pre-emptive nuclear strike,” Kim has said.

After successfully testing an ICBM last July 4th, Kim said it was a “gift” to the “American bastards” and promised many more gifts.

Other provocations include a state video showing North Korean nuclear missiles blowing up Washington, DC, and threats against South Korea and Japan. The latest was a vow to attack Guam.

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Trump has shown us that the GOP isn't interested in winning and they don't know how to govern. They are more interested in enriching themselves and getting along.
1 posted on 08/12/2017 10:11:43 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

The GOPe is very disappointing. We can and must do better than who is filling those slots now.

Congress must have term limits and must always understand they work for us; not the other way around. This is the basic problem in DC today.

There’s also a problem with the career deep state swamp that needs to be drained and purged. The entire mentality and corrupt culture of it just reeks of stink.

The dems are just bat guano crazy. We know that and need to replace as many as possible with sane right leaning or moderate republican conservatives or if necessary; start a new Freedom Party to fill that vacuum.


2 posted on 08/12/2017 10:55:58 PM PDT by Boomer (Have RINO republican pols been radicalized somehow?)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

And they’re not going to. We’re on our own.


3 posted on 08/12/2017 11:11:23 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

I frankly don’t find Trump’s style at this point to be all that unusual. He’s let Congress take the lead on legislation, he supports his party, and He had to stand up to NK. I think exactly one issue has them upset - enforcing immigration laws.


4 posted on 08/12/2017 11:25:10 PM PDT by Williams (Stop tolerating the intolerant.)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom
Trump has shown us that the GOP isn't interested in winning and they don't know how to govern. They are more interested in enriching themselves and getting along.

Don't forget all those cocktail parties they get invited to.

5 posted on 08/12/2017 11:38:14 PM PDT by Mark17 (Genesis chapter 1 verse 1. In the beginning GOD....And the rest, as they say, is HIS-story)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

They plot for his failure. They fear for his success.


6 posted on 08/12/2017 11:57:53 PM PDT by txrefugee (.)
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To: txrefugee

Great summary!


7 posted on 08/13/2017 1:30:19 AM PDT by GnuThere
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To: onedoug

Worse than on our own. Now we are all White Nazi Aryan Brotherhood...


8 posted on 08/13/2017 3:20:17 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: wastoute
Any white person that notices..."Hey, there is a war on white people(and their western world)," = Nazi.

This is an equation that white folk will not be allowed to talk themselves out of because it keeps the globalists entrenched and focused.

9 posted on 08/13/2017 3:37:12 AM PDT by deadrock (I is someone else.)
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Fog of war is thick as can be this AM, for sure. Best I can figure, the David Duke club has been making a big deal out of the RE Lee statue in C’ville for weeks. They have even had one or maybe to prior events there less well attended. Then a week or two ago some eceleb from 4chan proposes a ‘Unite the Right” and apparently either intentionally got co opted/folded into the David Duke club. Personally I got no love for David Duke but we are getting near to the “enemy of my enemy” here it seems.

The eceleb organizing the deal from 4chan was a “Richard Spencer” who I had never heard of until a couple days ago. My impression is Richard Spencer is a YouTuber primarily, I have seen some info on him in the last 24 hours, nothing I have seen makes him any better or worse than the usual YouTube who claims to speak for millions of people. Before the car accident I had read that he was arrested at around 11:30 AM, alternatively I read he told everybody to go home at around noon, both may be true.

In any event, you notice the stock footage the news reports are showing are clashes from before noon or around that time. As I was watching in real time I didn’t see any new photo/vids of clashes between the groups after about noon. What I did see was the Antifa shills posting on 4chan claiming “BTFO Victory” that they had beaten the Alt right kids who had all left C’ville.

Then about 4 PM the car incident. I still can’t make heads or tails of this, the photo of the driver shows a guy with a mustache and goatee type beard and the face is thinner it seems to me. Then an hour or so later a helicopter crashes and from the photo or two I have seen it appears to me the helo crashed some 8 or ten miles north of town. Don’t ask me how that is associated with the “car incident” miles away but within minutes the death of the two cops are added to the body count and the media (on purpose?) makes it seem that 3 deaths are from the car incident.

Lots of this stuff just doesn’t seem to wash but the only consistent message coming from the media seems to be White conservatives are evil Nazi killers. The Antifa folks aren’t even mentioned and certainly are not villanized.

Seems to me it is striking that for a good four hours there seemed to be pretty clear evidence that the car belong to a NeverTrumper VanWhatever kid and his FB photo looked pretty similar to the guy driving just add beard. During that interval the media divulged no info on the driver. Then the Registered Republican who is actually under arrest is revealed hours later.

This whole thing smells from front to back, seems to me. One thing you can be sure of, just like The Gentle Giant, the rats and the media will continue to beat their drum day and night. I cant say if it was all staged, partially staged, whatever but I can say, like everything else, it is gonna be turned against us.


10 posted on 08/13/2017 4:07:56 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Boomer
filling those slots

That's our job!

Every American is obligated to elect representatives who will honor their oath and provide us with a constitutional government.

11 posted on 08/13/2017 4:59:16 AM PDT by MosesKnows (Love Many, Trust Few, and Always Paddle Your Own Canoe)
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To: Boomer
GOPe is very disappointing. There’s also a problem with the career deep state swamp that needs to be drained and purged. The entire mentality and corrupt culture of it just reeks of stink. The dems are just bat guano crazy

Don't be fooled for a minute. It's about the money. This is the result of the merger of socialism, crony capitalism, and globalism. The Empire is striking back to protect their right to shoot mainstream from the US Treasury.

And you know who invented this unholy alliance - GWB, Dick Cheney and the neocons.

12 posted on 08/13/2017 5:07:11 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

They still haven’t come to grips with Reagan becoming president. They will never accept Trump and that is his power.


13 posted on 08/13/2017 7:15:31 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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