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Old 02-15-2017, 08:28 PM   #1
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Default President Donald Trump Is a ‘Domestic Enemy’

Statements being made publicly by various individuals in their own right are disturbing. Even more disturbing is they go unchallenged and are seemingly accepted. This does not bode well for this presidency or this nation.

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Evan McMullin: President Donald Trump Is a ‘Domestic Enemy’



Former CIA operative and 2016 third-party presidential candidate Evan McMullin took to Twitter and CNN on Wednesday to defend rogue intelligence agents who break the law to leak classified information, saying President Donald Trump “presents a threat to the country.”

In response to President Trump’s tweets earlier Wednesday, in which he alleged that elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency were engaged in “Russia”-style political operations, McMullin tweeted:
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By oath, intelligence officials' first duty is to "defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.." https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/831853862281699331 …



Evan McMullin @Evan_McMullin
So, the real scandal isn't that the President of the United States of America appears to have been co-opted by America's greatest adversary? https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/831853862281699331 …


The obvious implication was that McMullin believes that intelligence and law enforcement agents are entitled to break the law based on their own views that the President of the United States is a threat to the Constitution and in cahoots with Russia.

Mcmullen reiterated his views on CNN, where he purported to speak for the concern of the agents doing the leaking:

“I’ll tell you what their concerns are. There concerns are that Donald Trump presents a threat to the country because of his — what they see as his relationship with Vladimir Putin and the relationship of his team to other Russian intelligence officers.”

McMullin cited a New York Times report indicating that Trump campaign aides had contact with Russian intelligence — without also noting that the same report indicated there was “no evidence” that the “Trump campaign was colluding with the Russians on the hacking or other efforts to influence the election.”

He went on to make the very claim denied by the Times article, telling Baldwin Trump “ran a campaign that was assisted by a foreign adversary — our greatest foreign adversary.”

Pressed by host Brooke Baldwin as to whether there were “too many leaks,” McMullin said that intelligence officers were bound by an oath to defend the country and the Constitution against “domestic and foreign enemies.” That included “a security threat coming from the White House.”

An obviously sympathetic Baldwin then asked McMullin: “Are any of these people you’re talking to just even worried about him even getting intel briefings, period?”

McMullin said that they are — and seemed to admit, in the process, that he is speaking with intelligence officials who may be leaking information.
During the presidential campaign, McMullin was a leader in the “NeverTrump” movement, consisting of conservatives who rejected Trump as the Republican Party nominee. Though he hoped to flip Utah, among a few other states, to Hillary Clinton by relegating Trump to third place, Trump won in that state and elsewhere.

On Tuesday, Weekly Standard editor-at-large Bill Kristol expressed similar sentiments, and appeared, in theory, to endorse a coup by the “deep state” against the “Trump state.”

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Obviously strongly prefer normal democratic and constitutional politics. But if it comes to it, prefer the deep state to the Trump state.


Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News. He was named one of the “most influential” people in news media in 2016. His new book, How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution, is available from Regnery. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak.
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Old 02-15-2017, 08:54 PM   #2
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The long knives are certainly out now. I suspect the next 3 months will be very interesting. That is in the Chinese curse way, not the good or fun way.
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Former Intel Analyst John Schindler Says Intel Community Will ‘Go Nuclear’ On Trump. He makes it very clear that this is an orchestrated effort on the part of some in intel community to get Trump.

http://dailycaller.com/2017/02/15/fo..._medium=Social
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Old 02-15-2017, 11:15 PM   #4
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Well, I had several friends who called Obama "The Antichrist" but there wasn't an exorcism powerful enough to get him out of office either.

The man was voted into office. Grow up and go to work. He'll be out of there soon enough.
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Old 02-15-2017, 11:23 PM   #5
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18 U.S. Code Chapter 115 - TREASON, SEDITION, AND SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/t...-I/chapter-115
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Old 02-15-2017, 11:27 PM   #6
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18 U.S. Code Chapter 115 - TREASON, SEDITION, AND SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/t...-I/chapter-115
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Old 02-15-2017, 11:29 PM   #7
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Very good article at Gates of Vienna

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Whence, then, comes the hatred? Left-wing ideology — specifically gender-driven left-wing ideology — is certainly behind a lot of it. The protesters and the media are not so much worried about loss of welfare benefits or any other economic issue as they are about abortion and LGBT ‘rights’ — which they fear will be eroded under Trump. A recent article by Gavin McInnis, entitled “Normalizing Degeneracy” has pointed out that several of the organizers of anti-Trump demonstrations have convictions for pedophile offences. In McInnis’ opinion, these and many others of Trump’s opponents wish to continue the cultural revolution ongoing under the Obama administration, tear down the last vestiges of Christian morality, and legalize all forms of deviance, including pedophilia.

I believe that McInnis is right; that most of the opposition to Trump has nothing whatsoever to do with traditional left-wing concerns, such as working-class poverty, and is almost entirely driven by sexual and sex-related issues. His opponents fear losing the culture-war gains they made under Obama. However, I would suggest that many members of the establishment have, in addition, something very personal to fear from the Trump administration: For it would appear that some of America’s most powerful people have been involved in activities which if brought into the public forum would utterly destroy them, not only professionally, but also personally.
http://gatesofvienna.net/2017/02/ant...ent-afraid-of/
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http://www.king5.com/news/politics/o...rump/408603214
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The Age of Hyperbole.

The machine spent a year telling folks that is DT was elected, it would be disastrous and dangerous. They are not going to let themselves be wrong. Make it so...
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The Age of Hyperbole.

The machine spent a year telling folks that is DT was elected, it would be disastrous and dangerous. They are not going to let themselves be wrong. Make it so...
Make it so... is the correct phrase. I think a line has been crossed from betting on incompetency to engaging directly in sabotage.
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Old 02-16-2017, 09:35 AM   #11
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Default Surprise: At the End, Obama Admin Gave NSA Broad New Powers

I smell a set-up.

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BY MICHAEL WALSH | PJ Media
This story, from the Jan. 12, 2017, edition of the New York Times, was little-remarked upon at the time, but suddenly has taken on far greater significance in light of current events:

In its final days, the Obama administration has expanded the power of the National Security Agency to share globally intercepted personal communications with the government’s 16 other intelligence agencies before applying privacy protections.

The new rules significantly relax longstanding limits on what the N.S.A. may do with the information gathered by its most powerful surveillance operations, which are largely unregulated by American wiretapping laws. These include collecting satellite transmissions, phone calls and emails that cross network switches abroad, and messages between people abroad that cross domestic network switches.

The change means that far more officials will be searching through raw data. Essentially, the government is reducing the risk that the N.S.A. will fail to recognize that a piece of information would be valuable to another agency, but increasing the risk that officials will see private information about innocent people.
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I wonder....

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Defense Bill Legalizes US Propaganda
June 11, 2012


A new feature in the latest version of the National Defense Authorization Act would legalize U.S. government propaganda directed at the American people, with the belief that successful wars require domestic acceptance, writes Lawrence Davidson.
https://consortiumnews.com/2012/06/1...us-propaganda/
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Default A Civil War For Control Of The US Government Has Erupted Between "The Deep State" And Donald Trump

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The ruthless political assassination of Michael Flynn was just one battle of a major civil war that has erupted for control of the U.S. government. Donald Trump and his new administration are now under relentless assault by “the deep state”, and at this point it is not clear who will emerge as the victor. There are many that use the term “deep state” as a synonym for the intelligence community, but the truth is that it is much broader than that. In reality, the deep state encompasses thousands upon thousands of unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats that never seem to change no matter which party wins an election. Certainly the intelligence community is at the heart of this system, but there are countless others that are embedded within key government agencies and the Pentagon that deeply resent Donald Trump and the kind of change that he is attempting to bring to Washington.
The rest is found here: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-0...d-donald-trump
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