DEMOCRATIC SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN DEFIES GOP AND RELEASES FULL TRANSCRIPT OF JUDICIARY COMMITTEE’S INTERVIEW WITH FUSION GPS CO-FOUNDER GLENN SIMPSON

Well it looks like someone in The Democratic Party has finally learned how to play “The Game Of Thrones.” Cersei Lannister once told Ned Stark “In The Game Of Thrones you play for keeps!” Ned Stark didn’t heed the warning. It’s one of the reasons he’s not alive anymore…..well not really. The Game Of Thrones is a fictional series with fictional characters and events, BUT, the Game that is being played by GOP members in the Senate and House is very real. Most Democrats don’t even seem aware that they are in the game. The game I speak of, is the game of “protect Trump by any means necessary”…even if those means require breaking the law. Republicans have been running through the halls of Congress breaking every law that was ever put in place by the founding fathers of this Country, in their Trump protecting agenda. Including, willingly looking the other way when it came to anything Trump-Russia related. Democrats seemed to be completely content by playing under the rules that were being changed and set by a corrupt GOP. You will never beat a cheater by attempting to play fair, no matter how hard you try. While you’re breaking your necks to win within the rules of the game, the cheater is breaking every rule and making winning very easily for himself. This is something that I don’t believe Democrats have figured out…..until now.

 

 

 

CNBC (@cnbn) reports, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Tuesday released the full transcript from Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson’s testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

 

 

 

   “The innuendo and misinformation circulating about the transcript are part of a deeply troubling effort to undermine the investigation into potential collusion and obstruction of justice. The only way to set the record straight is to make the transcript public.” Feinstein said in a statement.

 

 

 

The move follows a decision by Republicans Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham to issue a criminal referral last week against Christopher Steele, the former British spy who authored the Trump dossier.

 

 

 

In an op-ed for The New York Times on January 2nd, Simpson and Fusion GPS partner Peter Fritsch criticized Republicans for selectively leaking portions of Simpsons’ testimony.

 

 

 

“Republicans have refused to release full transcripts of our firm’s testimony, even as they selectively leak details to media outlets on the far right. It’s time to share what our company told investigators.”

 

 

 

Republicans have been tilting the game in their favor since they gained control of the Senate, House, and Presidency. They have been making rules up as they went along. Rules that have been set for years seemed to suddenly disappear. The reason for most of these rule changes were to accomplish one thing. Protect Donald Trump and his corrupt regime by any means. Everything the GOP has done since they gained control has been in an effort to move the “protect Trump” agenda forward. Even as Trump and clan clumsily break every law known to man, the GOP has been right there to protect them. There is no doubt that the selective leaking of passages from Fusion GPS’s co-founder were in an attempt to move the agenda forward. Two Republicans who were part of a bi-partisan investigation, got together and decided among themselves that criminal charges should be brought against the creator of the Trump Dossier, Christopher Steele. Their decision was based on selective leaked passages of testimony from Glenn Simpson. Dianne Feinstein has poked a whole in their corrupt plan. What do you think will be found when the complete transcripts are read by the public? “In The Game Of Thrones you play for keeps!” Good work Senator Feinstein, maybe you can pass some of that knowledge of how to play the game along to your Democratic colleagues.

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*OPINION* THE MOB MEETING AT CAMP DAVID HAS VERY BAD INTENTIONS

By: Kareem Rahman

 

 

I know some people will probably be mad when I say this, or refuse to want to hear this, and to be completely honest, this is just my opinion, with zero facts to back it up, but I honestly believe that this Camp David Weekend with the president, the president’s men, and select members of the GOP, is the beginning of the end of the Robert Mueller led Trump-Russia investigation.

 

 

 

Before you jump to conclusions let me say this : I DO NOT SAY THAT THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF THE END BECAUSE I BELIEVE DONALD TRUMP IS NOT GUILTY OF SELLING THE COUNTRY TO RUSSIA! All evidence says otherwise. It would be hard to find a member of the Trump Administration who did not have back-alley meetings or interactions with Russian crime figures or Russian Putin implants. In my personal opinion, Donald Trump, and at least 75% of the GOP are guilty as f*uck! Guilty of directly or indirectly conspiring with Russia to rig a presidential election and/or undermine the democracy of The United States. I’m no lawyer, political analyst, or scholar…..hell, I didn’t even graduate high school, but it’s clear as day that the Trump Administration is hiding something, and it’s also clear as day that the majority of the GOP, Fox News, and other right-leaning outlets are helping them cover it up.

 

 

 

The reason that Trump is going to get away with this, is because the people in power in this great Country of ours are pussies! Democrats and Republicans alike. The one difference is that Republicans are corrupt pussies! If you would’ve ever told me that one of the stupidest men in the Country could dismantle whole institutions that have been in place for centuries, before 2016, I would’ve said you were crazy. THE FBI? The institution whose name instills fear in the hearts of those who come in their cross-hairs? Five years ago, hell, two years ago, you would’ve had a hard time telling me that someone could beat, accuse of corruption, and ultimately dismantle this organization that has a long history of leading the way in law enforcement in this Country. But that’s just what has happened. Donald Trump has managed put his cronies in positions of power that guarantees him protection. Which is the reason Jeff Session was placed in his position as U.S. Attorney General. It was not because Donald Trump thought Jeff Sessions was going to be good at doing the job of Attorney General, it was because Donald Trump assumed that Jeff Sessions would do a good job of protecting him from prosecution by the FBI or any other government law enforcement agency. When Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation (as he was supposed to do, due to his involvement in the Trump campaign during the presidential election, which the investigation was about), he marked himself. Even though Trump’s decision to fire James Comey was the thing that led to a special counsel being appointed in the first place, Trump felt that it was Session’s job to oversee the investigation and protect him……even if that was against the law. In Trump’s eyes, the fact that there even is a special counsel is all Jeff Sessions fault. The only thing that stopped Trump from firing Sessions earlier was probably a few of Sessions’ Republican friends claiming that they would be outraged if Trump fired Sessions and that there would be consequences for those actions. Fast forward to this Republican “Weekend At Camp Davids’.” Every Republican has seemed to change their tune. The rallying cry is now “Jeff Sessions must go!” Ask yourself….. why? I think it’s the same two reasons why Trump is in office now. #1 Republicans are corrupt pussies. #2 Corrupt pussies do corrupt things. Corrupt things that Donald Trump is likely framing them with evidence of.

 

 

 

With Sessions supposedly recusing himself from the investigation, the only thing standing between Trump and ending the Mueller-Russia investigation is Rod Rosenstein. Rosenstein is the man charged with overseeing Mueller’s investigation. That means that if special counsel needs money for overtime or anything investigation related, it needs to get cleared by Rosenstein. If special counsel needs permission to bring charges or get a grand jury, chances are that it has to go through Rosenstein first. What do you think would happen if Sessions were fired and Rosenstein were replaced by……I don’t know, someone a little more Trump-cronie-ish? You don’t know? I don’t either, but I’m guessing that this would be the end of funding for the special counsel investigation, and I’m also guessing that this would be an end to permission given for grand juries or to charge anyone under the protection of the president with crimes. Without the ability to do this, that will pretty much put an end to Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation without even needing to fire him.

 

 

 

One of the stupidest men in America has manged to infiltrate, destroy, and replace two longstanding institutions with an Army of crooks under his control. The FBI & the GOP. Lady Liberty must be so proud to see that our Country has been transformed into a playground for rich crooks. Honestly, I can’t help but to wonder if our Country has ever been anything other than that. It just took a crook/ professional grifter like Donald Trump to bring it to light. There is a silver lining in this grey cloud though. Ending Mueller’s investigation won’t stop people from knowing what they already know. Even if the investigation is ended, what’s stopping those who worked on the investigation from leaking what they have already uncovered during the course of their investigation to the press? They could easily leak the names of the Republican members who partook in the hijacking of the Country, and released what part they played to the press. Granted, no one will likely go to prison behind this, but it will give people even more incentive than they already have to vote Democrat in the 2018 special elections. If Democrats get control of the House and Senate in 2018….who knows……maybe they will finally grow a spine when they have the power to impeach this criminal. It’s a small hope, but a small hope is better than no hope at all ain’t it?

F*CK YOU & THE HORSE YOU RODE IN ON! ALABAMA REPUBLICAN ROY MOORE SUFFERS STUNNING DEFEAT AT THE HANDS OF DEMOCRATIC OPPONENT DOUG JONES

Roy Moore walked (better yet, rode) right into that headline didn’t he? I know every blog and newspaper has probably used this headline for this story already, but I just couldn’t resist. Roy Moore rode in to the polls on his horse Sally yesterday to vote, beaming with pride, arrogance, and false bravado. He was confident that the Alabama special election was his. He was confident that getting elected to the U.S. Senate was going to be a walk in the park, the actual election was just a formality. Roy Moore was confident that ignorance, racism, and a lack of morality disguised as “Christianity” reigned supreme in his home State of Alabama. What Roy Moore didn’t plan for, was the power of black women, minorities, and decent people of Alabama turning out to vote against him in record-breaking numbers.

 

 

 

Make no mistake about it, this will go down in history as one of the biggest political upsets in history. Alabama is a Republican State. Scratch that. Alabama is a heavy Republican State. It’s been 25 years since the State elected a Democrat to represent its people in the United States Senate. This was not supposed to happen. I kept my eyes on the election results as the early numbers were coming in. It was close. Very close. By the time the tabulations got up to around 40% or so, Roy Moore had taken what was looking like a commanding lead. I won’t lie. At that point, I thought it was over. I turned the television to the basketball game as I cursed the people of Alabama for voting party instead of common sense and morality. A little while later, I hopped on Twitter and the first tweet I saw was a guy tweeting “why are people celebrating just because Doug Jones barely won? An election against an accused pedophile should never have been that close in the first place.” The only part of the tweet I initially paid any attention to was “Doug Jones won.” Doug Jones won? Seriously? I rushed to change the channel back to CNN, and yup, the guy on Twitter was right. Doug Jones had pulled off the unthinkable. A Democrat winning a Senate seat in Alabama. Alabama? Probably the reddest of red states on the entire map. If Alabama can be taken by a Democrat, that means that every Senate seat that’s up for re-election in 2018 is in jeopardy of being flipped in the Democrat’s direction. This was not supposed to happen in Alabama. Jeff Sessions held the Alabama Senate seat before Donald Trump decided to put him in charge of the Justice Department. By the way, Republicans would still have that seat if Donald Trump wouldn’t have made the ridiculous move. But, my point is, Jeff Sessions is a man who was known to have racist ways and tendencies. He won Alabama easily. In Alabama, it wasn’t supposed to matter if you were racist or an alleged pedophile. In Alabama, the only thing that was supposed to matter was that you were Republican. That thought is the exact thing that Donald Trump pushed to the people of Alabama when he decided to endorse Roy Moore. “Vote Roy Moore because we can’t afford to have a liberal Democrat in Alabama’s Senate seat!” Was what he said.  Forget the fact that he’s an accused child molester. Vote Roy Moore simply because he is Republican. Some listened to the message Trump. But obviously, more didn’t. Trump was the reason this race was even close in the first place. Normally, most people wouldn’t pay much attention to a special election. Democrats could never find a way to make people see how important a Senate seat was. They probably still have not figured out how to show people how important these elections are. But Donald Trump did. Just by speaking about it. By backing Roy Moore in this election, Donald Trump brought out people to vote who were probably not even thinking about voting. That would be a good thing if the votes you brought out, weren’t going directly against the person you endorsed! Even still, the blame for this huge “L” does not go to Donald Trump. The blame for this Republican “L” down in Alabama gets placed squarely on the shoulders of one man…….STEVE BANNON.

 

 

 

I’ve watched Steve Bannon move over the months since his name has become a recognizable one in the political sphere. Three things I’ve noticed. 1) Steve Bannon has some very wealthy people backing him. 2) The people backing him has a clear plan and agenda. 3) Donald trump and the old school Republicans are not part of that plan or agenda. In short, the Bannon wing of the “Republican” party is, and has been plotting a coup of the Republican party since day one. Trump is not part of that coup. Honestly, I think Trump already did what the “Bannonites” needed him to do. That was to get idiots to follow him and believe whatever he said. I believe that Bannon and his backers knew that it wasn’t about the messenger, the important thing was the message! And the Bannon message was being heard loud and clear, and accepted by many. “If it ain’t white, it ain’t right!” Bannon & company were slowly working their plan. This is a slow con. Everyone knows that the slow con can take years before anyone can even see what the con was. The Bannon & company con was moving in the right direction…..slowly and steadily. Then Bannon lost his job in the White House. At that point, pride took over. Bannon attempted to speed up the plan of the coup against old school Republicans. Simply because his feelings had been hurt. Bannon showed his hand……much too early. He made it clear that he was out to get the old school Republicans. He also made it clear that he was out to get Donald Trump, even though Donald Trump and his followers are too blind to see it. This was why Steve Bannon backed Roy Moore in Alabama when Trump backed Republican candidate Luther Strange. Bannon was out to show Trump and the Republicans who really had the power in the Republican party. Trump couldn’t see this. He still can’t see it. Why else would Bannon purposely go against the candidate Trump decided to endorse? When Roy Moore beat Luther Strange down in Alabama, the shift in power was felt all the way back in Washington D.C. Republicans that had an inch of sense could see that Steve Bannon was gunning for them. But Republicans are cowards. Instead of mounting a fight, they hoped to get in Bannon’s good graces before he inevitably became “King Of The Republican Castle.” It was what got Republicans to back accused child molester, Roy Moore. FEAR. After the Moore victory over Luther Strange, Bannon was looked at as “the magician.” He did the unthinkable. Bannon was now the Golden Child. Roy Moore was supposed to win Alabama, and Steve Bannon’s legend was supposed to grow. Instead, he’s been exposed for what he really is. He’s not a political genius. Steve Bannon is no more than a racist, alleged former “meth-head”, running around here voicing his racist views and ways. That’s it. The man has no power. There are more good people in the world, than there are racist, rapist, and deplorables. If you don’t believe me, go check the results of last night’s Alabama special election again. The “legend” of Steve Bannon was a myth. Now old school Republicans know it. There is no more fear of Steve Bannon. If his candidate can’t win a red state like Alabama, what power and following does Steve Bannon really have? Alabama was supposed to be a breeze, and he couldn’t bring out enough racist and rapist in Alabama to put his candidate over the top? Bannon is done. The fear of going up against the Bannonites is gone. Republicans will probably find their balls now, and try to fake it like those balls were always present. A Republican candidate lost last night’s special election, but old school Republicans in the House and Senate won big time…….for now. Democrats are coming for those seats in 2018, and they’re probably going to get them too. A new day is coming. Ironically, Bannon is the one that turned the tides with his arrogance and lack of knowledge in how politics really work. But the saviors of our great Country, no doubt were the people of Alabama, and more specifically, black women in Alabama, who 97% voted Doug Jones! GOOD WORK ALABAMA! YOU ARE NOT DEPLORABLES!

TRUMP ENDORSES ROY MOORE….SO DO REPUBLICANS……NOW

BY Kareem Rahman

 

 

The President had a positive call with Judge Roy Moore during which they discussed the state of the Alabama Senate race and the President endorsed Judge Moore’s campaign.”

 

 

This is the official statement released from the White House minutes ago. The White House’s statement of the President’s endorsement of Roy Moore comes a day after Republican Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell said “we’re going to let the people of Alabama decide”, when asked if Roy Moore should hold Alabama’s Senate seat. Just last month, November 13th to be exact, McConnel said “I think Roy Moore should step aside”, when asked the same question. So what happened between November 13th and yesterday to change Mitch McConnel’s opinion on the Roy Moore situation? Was it facts surfacing that prove that Moore is innocent of harassing children and attempting to engage with them sexually? No it wasn’t that. Between the time McConnel spoke out against Moore, and yesterday, there have been at least five more claims made that Moore attempted to engage in some sort of inappropriate sexual behavior with a minor. Honestly, I believe that if the show “To Catch A Predator” was a thing back in the 70’s and 80’s when Roy Moore was on the prowl, he would’ve probably made a guest appearance at some point. Mitch McConnel’s opinion on the Roy Moore situation changed for one reason. BECAUSE HE IS A COWARD. Mitch McConnel is not alone in his cowardice though. 99% of the GOP are in the same cowardly boat. What most of us don’t see is that there is heavy fighting going on within the Republican party. It’s not exactly in-fighting, it’s more of a hostile entity moving in to take over, while conventional Republicans kneel down in submission out of fear, instead of fighting back. COWARDS.

 

 

 

The Republican Party is crawling with former Tea Party Members who have switched their name to Republicans during the rise of the Trump “grifters” takeover of the government. If you remember, the Tea Party was just a bunch of angry individuals. They had no idea what they were really angry at, except the fact that a black man was President Of The United States. The Tea Party had backers though. Backers with money. Backers with political influence. And backers within the media. Three things that you desperately need to attempt a coup’ of a government. With those things in place, all you need is a figure-head to preach your message (or non-message) to other angry-for-nothing individuals. The Tea Party found the perfect figure-head in Donald Trump. A reality star….I take that back. A reality personality who’s claim to fame is making people believe that he is rich, and saying and doing racist and idiotic things. The Bannon led group are running things. Trump is just an idiotic figure-head. The thing that represents everything the followers believe in. Hate and exclusion of anything not white. This has been the Republican way for a long time, but hate and exclusion has long been an underlying part of what the party stood for, or at least what they claimed to stand for. At the forefront of the Republican agenda was always fiscal responsibility and “high morality.” Republicans have prided themselves on being morally correct for decades. That belief was the thing that allowed Republicans to get on their high-horse when Bill Clinton got a blow-job from an intern. Republican “morality” was even the thing that allowed them to be “outraged” when president Obama decided to wear a tan suit one day. Republicans and the Republican base argued that a tan suit was “not presidential.” Fast forward to today and ask where all of this “morality” and outrage is at now? A blow- job and a tan suit are the least of this Country’s problems. As a matter of fact, I believe most people (with common sense and not cult members) would be happy if that was all that we had to worry about these days. The party of “morals and fiscal responsibility” now openly accepts lying, cheating, running up the national deficit, endless tax-payer funded spending sprees for public officials, stupidity, hate speech, hateful actions, abuse of power, possible treason, collusion, espionage, selling the Country to a hostile foreign power for profit…….and now, Republicans can add pedophilia to the long list of things that are now acceptable to the party of “high moral standards.” The Republican Party doesn’t even look like itself anymore. That’s mostly because it’s not the Republican Party anymore. The Republican Party has been taken over by a right-wing, angry for nothing, racist, sexist, misogynistic, hate everything that’s not white, band of low-life, uneducated criminals. They have a huge following of people who fall into some, or all of those categories too. This is why Mitch McConnel and probably every other Republican has changed their stance on Roy Moore. Because Trump has. The old-school Republican establishment assumed that being accused of sexually assaulting children was something that would shame Roy Moore into hiding. They assumed that the accusations would surely be enough to make ol’ Roy say “uh oh! It’s time for me to quit and get myself out of the spotlight, before more allegations come forward!” What the old established Republicans failed to realize was how little Roy Moore cared about being shamed, and that it’s really hard to shame someone who has no shame. Roy Moore has no shame. Voters in Alabama who plan to vote for Roy Moore have no shame. Donald trump has no shame. Steve Bannon and the “Band Of Grifters” have no shame. By affiliation, Mitch McConnel and the old school Republican Party of “Morals” have no shame. And they’re totally fine with that………AS LONG AS IT ALLOWS THEM TO STAY IN OFFICE!