Enough Traveling for Trump 

It’s not difficult to surmise Donald Trump’s first foreign trip was another attempt to distract the public from the ongoing Russia/Trump investigation. Regardless of his many attempts to obstruct the investigation it has picked up considerable steam since his firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 09. Sorry, the trip didn’t change that.Trump’s trip abroad has had an impact of a different kind. He has proven himself as a bigger embarrassment to the United States abroad than he is at home. His behavior takes the “Ugly American” stereotype up a notch. His arrogance, his ignorance, his overly agressive handshakes, his inappropriate grins confirm what people around the world already knew, Trump is a buffoon. 

The trip was well documented: FLOTUS swiping away Trump’s hand…twice, his stupidity regarding the Middle East, Ivanka and Jared booed by a crowd in Rome, Anti-Trump Protests in Brussels. 

One particular incident caught on tape stands apart from the rest. When NATO leaders were taking a tour of the Alliance’s new headquarters, Trump shoved aside the Prime Minister of Montenegro to take a spot front and center. 

What the hell was that? Did Trump single out Prime Minister Dusko Markovic of Montenegro as a nod to Vladimir Putin? Montenegro is the 29th country to join the NATO alliance, and this was their first summit. Putin wasn’t pleased. He had gone so far as to plot an assassination of the previous prime minister in order to keep Montenegro from joining NATO. He had further plans to hand pick the replacement with someone he could control. Russia of course denies these allegations. 

Trump bullying Markovic was another blatant display of his loyalty to Putin, who would love to see the dissolution of NATO and the strength numbers it provides to it’s members. 

If Trump isn’t planning to seek asylum in order to avoid impeachment, then it’s time for him to come home so the process can begin. 

Reading the News, So You Don’t Have To

Lately I’m torn between needing a day off from politics, and sitting on the edge of my seat waiting for the next thing. The next thing is always only a few hours away, which adds a high level of anticipation to my news addiction. Donald Trump has turned me into a backseat political analyst. But I don’t do this for myself, I read the news so you don’t have to. This is a free service I offer to society…because I am a humanitarian.
Today I scan through the news and find Trump’s first trip outside his bubble: to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Vatican City, Brussels, and Sicily. That story is battling with impeachment speculation for top spot today. 


As far as said trip, the most prevalent theme is “don’t do anything stupid.” Everyone is offering up their own version of the same advise: Don’t talk about crowd size, don’t talk about the Koran, don’t grab any female genitalia, in fact don’t go. If you must go, don’t open your mouth, and don’t move your arms. Ugh- this is our representation. No wonder the world hates America. Thanks Vlad, nice choice. 
Trump has extricated Melania from her New York Tower for this trip. The Jared the Ivanka are also along to distract from the oaf. Maybe Ivanka will offer sales contracts on Ivanka Hijabs (made by children in China) to be sold with a copy of her new book “How to Be Like I Want You to Believe I Am”…or something like that. 
By the way neither Trump woman covered their head in Saudi Arabia. More hypocrisy from the man who criticized Michelle Obama for the same offense. “Many people are saying” f*ck you Donald Trump. —they are.

On a side note, NPR has interesting results from their latest poll. It shows how devided we are as a country in what we believe our priorities should be with our foreign policies: selfless humanitarianism, or materialistic greed. Don’t let my granola breath influence you, but come on Republicans!

There is also speculation in the news today, or hope, that Trump will seek political asylum somewhere and never return the U.S., in order to avoid his imminent impeachment and prison time. We won’t be so lucky. 
Meanwhile back on the ranch, Mike Pence is scrambling to appear as if he had nothing to do with the Russia scandal. He was kept in the dark about Flynn, and in spite of the fact that half the country knew what was happening, he did not…no, really. He is also raising money for a 2020 presidential run. So in other words, he is too stupid to have seen the writing on the wall, but he’s presidential material? Me thinks you can’t have it both ways. Pence is on the list of likely impeachables. (new word) 

Okay, that’s it for me…I can’t stand any more. There is a day to have. Happy Saturday! 
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If I Were A Secret Memo

Another uneventful day in the life and times of Donald Trump. Not much to say other than:

Congressman Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump Wednesday. 

It’s been a long, a long time coming, but I know a change gonna come, yes it will…

It is much too soon to flush, but good to know someone finally got off the proverbial pot.

There was something else…

Comey’s—Secret—Memos—muahaha

If this were a movie, we’d be at the point when it finally looks like the good guys outsmarted the villain, and the villain cannot recover. If I were a secret memo what would I say?… 

  • “Today he told me to drop the Flynn investigation.” 
  • “Today he wanted me to pledge loyalty.” 
  • “Today he asked me to speak to him only in Russian.” 

When I want to feel hopeful I turn to Twitter 

As an investigative reporter with reliable sources Louise Mensch offers up Trump tidbits that very often prove correct. Today her word is Comey knew he was on his way out and prepared not only by leaving a paper trail of secret memos, but he also left a digital trail on his primary work computers. 

Comey’s computers were fitted with software which allowed the Justice Department to see if, how, and when they were illegally accessed…which they were almost immediately after he was dismissed. Comey’s data was copied onto removable media and given to Russian Diplomats…like the ones who met in the Oval Office the following day…when trump divulged highly classified information…to Russian Diplomats. I guess this has proven true, since a copy of Comey’s entire file was recovered. 

One last item before I rest my thumbs:

**Note the Apple Watch on his wrist. 

House oversight panel chairman Jason give up your iPhone if you want health insurance Chaffetz is resigning from Congress due to an Ethics Complaint. Estimated departure date – June 30. 

Buh bye Jason

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Fealty to Laird McDonaldTrump

Last week we learned something telling about Donald Trump. Like an orange unkilted (thank God), Scottish Warlord demanding fealty from his clansmen, Trump demands a pledge of loyalty from those surrounding him. He only retains yes-men who fit into his orange tinted bubble. 

 https://youtu.be/E5BUUrps_2E

Providing loyalty yesterday in response to Trump’s latest fiasco was US National Security Advisor H.R McMaster. He provided a carefully worded denial to the story that Trump revealed highly classified information about the Islamic State to the Russian foreign minister.

“The story that came out tonight as reported, is false, the president and the foreign minister reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries including threats to civil aviation. At no time, at no time, were intelligence sources or methods discussed. And the president did not disclose any military operations that were not already publicly known.”

“Two other senior officials who were present, including the secretary of state, remember the meeting the same way and have said so. Their on-the-record account should outweigh those of anonymous sources.”

“And I was in the room, it didn’t happen,” he concluded. “Thanks everybody.”

A problem with surrounding yourself with yes-men and Russophiles is—when one provides an alibi it doesn’t wash down. This one is stuck in my throat. Rex Tillerson is Putin’s Oil bitch, and he isn’t in the photos that were taken during the meeting in question. Unless he is employed with Russia in a second capacity, as official Kremlin photographer for White House Meetings, and took the pictures, I don’t believe he was in the room…Mr McMaster isn’t photographed either.


But, for as much as Trump lies, and asks others to lie, he isn’t good at it. You have to stick with the story Donald. 

Shaking my head. What will be the fallout? It would seem the entire GOP has pledged their fealty to Laird McTrump. They have no qualms in looking the other way. They’ll all hide in the hydrangeas until the next typhoon. It is sure to blow in soon, they always do—then this will be just one of the many events that led to the end of Clan McTrump.

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Today is Another Good Day Not to be Donald Trump

Common sense tells you- when you can’t take the heat in kitchen, you throw out the microwave…because it’s surveilling you. 

09 May, 2017, Donald Trump fires microwave FBI director James Comey, who is actively investigating Trump’s financial ties to Russia.

Does this firing make my ass look guilty? No the treason makes your ass look guilty. 


Also on 09 May, President Donald Trump sends a certified letter to Sen. Lindsey Graham attesting that the president has no connections to Russia…Since it’s a certified letter, can we stop the investigation?

Richard Nixon was brought down by the coverup of a crime, not the crime itself. 


As I’ve said, regardless of the size of his clown shoes, Trump is following in Nixon’s footsteps.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says firing of James Comey is a “strictly domestic affair” that will not affect the US-Russia relationship. Hmm…
Today Trump himself is due to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office—again, after firing FBI chief James Comey who was actively investigating his ties to Russia’s alleged election meddling.


Is Lavarov interviewing to be our new FBI director?

Who will pursue justice now?
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Trump Tweets on 5/8/2017 / The World Through Orange-Colored Glasses

As is the new normal, when the heat is turned up Trump turns to Twitter. 

Sally Yates testimony yesterday, 8 May 2017, substantiated the damning information we already had. There were no bombshells, just confirmation of what has been previously reported. 

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Trump seems to address those questioning Yates, as if they are following his twitter feed 24/7. They must not have had a signal.

Trump is concerned with how the truth was leaked, rather than the content of the truth that was leaked. 

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Now on record— Sally Yates had warned Trump’s people that Flynn had ties to Russia— 18 days before Trump took action to fire Flynn. 

In answer to the above non-sense, the Obama administration fired Flynn in 2014. Trump had also been personally warned by President Obama prior to Trump’s inauguration that Flynn was a danger to national security.

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Back to surveillance. Unplug the microwaves.

 Trump’s response is always to kill the messenger—attack the source of news media. Like a vulture beaking out the eyes of its pray, Trump pecks Tweets of “Fake News.” 

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News previously leaked by unnamed sources is gradually proving to be true. 

As painfully slow as this investigation is progressing, it will continue. As FBI director Comey stated, the FBI will continue to investigate trumps ties to Russia for as long as it takes. 


Trump cares about how American tax dollars are spent— they’d be better spent on his golf weekends, or keeping his wife in Manhattan.

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Sometimes I think Trump is tweeting entirely for my entertainment, but it is more likely he tweets for his fans— those who only get their information on world events from the orange one himself. Either way, I am entertained.

That wraps up my review of yesterdays tweet storm. Keep those rubber boots and umbrellas ready, because there may be more weather ahead. 

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