Skip to comments.If You Liked the Mueller Investigation, You’ll Love Impeachment - Greenfield
Posted on 09/27/2019 6:42:17 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell
A day after the Mueller hearings, they pulled the same scam again.
Fri Sep 27, 2019
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Stop me if this sounds familiar.
An intelligence operative backed by a Clinton lawyer accuses Trump of an inappropriate relationship with a former Soviet bloc country leading to an investigation and calls for everything from imprisonment to impeachment. The political half of Washington D.C. is muttering quietly, Didnt we do this already?
After spending years accusing Trump of working with the Russians to undermine Hillary, theyre accusing him of working with the Ukrainians to undermine Biden. If Warren pulls far enough ahead, the Democrats will accuse Trump of working with the Poles or the Latvians to undermine her campaign.
The impeachment push is the same discredited scam that the Democrats had pushed on the country at the cost of millions of dollars, years of legislative stalemate, ruined lives and fake news. Its like getting a scam email from a Nigerian prince, turning him down, and then receiving another email from the same address, except he now claims to be a Zambian prince, but still wants you to cash the same check.
The Democrats could barely be bothered to shake up the scam theyre once again pulling on America.
This time its a CIA officer instead of the MI6 guy who put together the Steele Report. And instead of a report authored secretly at the behest of Clinton lawyers, its a whistleblower complaint defended by a lawyer who had worked for Hillary Clinton and donated to Biden, and comes by way of a whistleblower outfit co-founded by a Hillary Clinton donor who worked for the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Yes, we did this already.
In April, the Mueller report was released. And it was a big, giant nothing. Democrats tried to play it for all they could. At the end of May, Mueller officially called it quits. At the end of July, despairing House Dems dragged him in to testify. Mueller had more trouble remembering things than Joe Biden.
The vicious scam that had begun with the Steele Report was finally dead. Time for a new edition.
The day after Mueller killed the Russia smear dead, President Trump spoke to President Volodymyr Zelensky of the Ukraine. And the Democrats immediately slotted it in as the new Steele Report. A few weeks into August, the complaint was filed. And by Augusts end, it was passed along to Rep. Adam Schiff through the connivance of an intel oversight official who made sure it ended up in Adams sweaty hands.
Thats the same scheme which took a product of the Clinton campaign and routed it through the DOJ, FBI and intelligence agencies in order to give the Steele Report a veneer of official legitimacy. This time around the key players fixed the problem that came up when the Steele Report was traced to its source, who turned out to not only be an FBI informant, but was being paid to smear Trump by Hillary Clinton.
Now they did a slightly better job of making their smear look like it originated within the government.
The latest incarnation of the Steele Report, like it, is a tangled mess of hearsay. Its author claims that "more than half a dozen U.S. officials have informed me of various facts". That's a very fancy way of saying that seven dwarves told him where to find their diamond mine.
And of conceding that this isn't a whistleblower, but a gossip.
"I was not a direct witness to most of the events described," he concedes.
Steele was passing along dubious material from sources that may or may not have existed. His new American counterpart is doing the same thing. Whistleblowers are supposed to report on what they actually saw. Not on what they claim somebody told them at the watercooler or the donut counter.
Had the Trump administration and its allies not immediately moved to make all this material public as quickly as possible, Rep. Schiff and the Washington Post could have spent months making things up.
Instead, Rep. Schiffs efforts to push a false recreation of the phone call between President Trump and the Ukrainian leader fell flat because the transcript and the complaint had already been made public.
And thats the biggest challenge for Democrats.
The Mueller investigation and the medias conspiracies theories were able to drag out the Russia hoax for years because so much of the information remained under lock and key, classified either by the government, or hidden by the Mueller team which doled out tidbits to favorite reporters. But this time theres nothing to hide. And that leaves Rep. Schiff inventing his own imaginary transcripts.
And then claiming that its satire.
Thats an act of desperation from the Democrat point man on impeachment. And desperation at the very beginning of the process does not bode well for Team Coup. The Russia hoax was a bruising few years for Trump and his people, but they appeared to have learned a few lessons from it. Rep. Schiff and the Democrats are going into impeachment assuming that they can run the same plays all over again.
Thats not going to work anymore.
After their Russian scam fell apart, they decided to pivot to Ukraine a day later. The Russians and the Ukrainians dont actually get along. But the average Democrat who, unlike the Biden clan, doesnt have financial interests in the Ukraine, doesnt know that and doesnt care. After spending years accusing Trump of being in bed with the Russians, theyre now accusing Trump of misconduct with their worst enemies. And if neither Russia nor Ukraine pan out, theyll throw another dart at a map of the world.
The third scandal may involve a French Surete agent revealing that someone once told him in a dream that Trump was secretly working with the Hungarians against Cory Booker. Or someone from NZSIS (New Zealand Security Intelligence Service) announcing that a note slipped under his door proves that Trump is trying to undermine Pete Buttigieg on behalf of Burundi. And Rep. Schiff will make up the rest.
The two elements of the story that remain the same, even as the minor details shift, are not accidental.
The Democrats and their media allies are lazy. And the laziness conveys their contempt for the public. But theres a reason that they maintained the two key elements, the foreign country and the claim of election sabotage, in both their scams. The reason goes to the heart of the real crime committed here.
The foreign country, especially a former Soviet bloc nation, is a crucial element because it allows the Democrats to tap into counterintelligence resources in targeting the political opposition. The Soviets accused political dissidents of working for the CIA or MI6 for the same reason. The goal is to criminalize the political opposition and to unleash the resources of the intelligence agencies in going after them.
The election sabotage is the second crucial element because it undermines the legitimacy of elections.
After Hillary Clinton lost, the Russian scam was used to reject the legitimacy of President Trump. The Ukraine scam will be used to similarly claim that Biden might have won if it wasnt for the Ukraine.
Impeachment cant actually succeed. But its a preemptive excuse for claiming Trump didnt really win.
In 2016, the Democrats rejected President Trumps first term with a Russian conspiracy theory. In 2020, they intend to reject his second term with a Ukraine conspiracy theory. And if the Ukraine doesnt work out, theres always Poland, Hungary, Latvia and Estonia. And all the rest of the old Soviet empire.
There were 7 Warsaw Pact countries and 15 countries that were part of the former Soviet Union. There are 20 Democrats still running for the 2020 nomination. Pick a candidate, pick a country and make up your own scandal. Match up Andrew Yang and Estonia. Or Wayne Messam and Kyrgyzstan.
You too can make up your own case for impeachment. Just like Rep. Adam Schiff.
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The Mueller investigation wasn’t partisan enough for the Rats. They didn’t have quite enough control of that monkey trial. Now with impeachment they can be as partisan as they want.
If people can’t lie under penalty of a crime during a House hearing then that should go for the representatives too - under penalty of a crime punishable by censure and/or being removed as a rep. The reps should be held to a higher standard; just like police officers.
Schiff is simply bat feces crazy. That boy is mentally deranged in just about every way possible. Yes, I know, typical democrat these days...
I have yet to read an article that explains the extreme hostility of democrats for Trump. He is a man who gets to the bottom of things and achieves his goals. That has been his life’s story. Democrats are perfectly clear that he presents an existential threat, not to the republic which they claim, but to themselves.
Democrats are, to a person, deeply compromised by corruption. Biden’s blatant (and stupid) corruption leads inexorably to Obama. All corrupt roads lead to Clinton. Their only defense is to scream bloody murder and throw as much of the worse filth they can imagine at
Trump in an effort to stop his inexorable march against them and their corruption.
They are fighting like there is no tomorrow because they are fighting for their lives. Only by destroying Trump do they have any hope of surviving his onslaught.
Clinton made it perfectly clear when she scolded her campaign and her party for not fighting hard enough to destroy Trump. “If he wins we will all hang.” Words to live - and die - by.
Greenfield is a national treasure!
In any decent court of law, that entire "Whistleblower Testimony" would be thrown out when the judge ruled on the simple objection of
they gotta cashier PDJT to clear the path for The Return of The Swamp Monster:
[and comes by way of a whistleblower outfit co-founded by a Hillary Clinton donor who worked for the Southern Poverty Law Center.]
Well, this seems totally legit to me. After all the SPLC is as honest as Barack Hussein Obama.
I like the hats. The Orthodox ones.
Now fatter than ever before, Hillary just might be the Democrat heavyweight.
But the amazing thing about the Mueller probe is that democrats were able to occupy, investigate and smear Trump for 2 years while Republicans controlled both houses of Congress.
The problem is the seditious tards haven’t been charged... yet!
Democrats are allowed to run roughshod. Give a bunch of five year olds enough matches and they will burn down the house.
Someone changed the whistleblower law just days before this latest Democrat operative made a complaint they did not actually view themselves,without that law change they couldn’t have done that,who wanted the change? Why was this not made public at the time?
who was complicit in the subterfuges of changing the law?
...And oh, yeah, add in that the DNI changed the rules for what is acceptable with respect to sources for whistle blowers, just this August...
And if neither Russia nor Ukraine pan out, theyll throw another dart at a map of the world.
And THAT is why this WILL end in bloodshed : The Demon party CAN just toss a dart and make up a ridiculous and transparent lie and it magically has the force and reason of something that isn’t stupid and childish and selfserving. THEY are willing to push this country to the cliff in persuit of their political goals.
This is what Trump gets for not prosecuting the coup participants. He gets more coup attempts.
Trump is not a Machiavellian. He should be though.
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