Jor-El's Blog

What's On My Mind & $0.02 Worth Of Opinion | No Refunds | No Sh%t | No Shoes | No Shirt | No Service

America Under Attack & Siege

russia_tass

Dateline: San Jose, CA (12:35 pm PST) — America isn’t undergoing a crisis (the Whitehouse is NOT in turmoil); it’s undergoing an attack. Seventy-six years ago the United States suffered a devastating sneak attack by the Imperial nation of Japan; sixteen years ago attacked by the terrorist organization, led by Osama bin Laden,  known as Al Qaeda. Today the next largest threat, aside from the out-crop of Al Qaeda known as ISIS or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, is the presidency of the United States of America.  The recent report(s) of The_Donald sharing classified information with the Russians, in their trip to the Whitehouse last week, appears to contain sensitive Israeli military intelligence given to the U.S. in confidence … in that it wouldn’t be shared with political and diplomatic adversaries (namely the Russians who are allied with Iran and adversary to Israel).

At this moment that confidence has since been shattered by the report that The_Donald had indiscriminately, or even recklessly given to the Russians intelligence data regarding ISIS and the efforts to combat this terrorist organization.  It also appears that certain allied intelligence assets may have been dangerously compromised in the release of this information.  The push-back effort by the Whitehouse and The_Donald’s administration to quash this latest violation of American’s trust simply doesn’t pass the smell test given all the fake-news, misinformation, half-truths and downright lies coming from him.

America is once again under siege and this time from the most unexpected quarters of the usual threats.  This time it is from the President of the United States who appears to have no shame in flaunting his disrespect, no only for the law, but of & for the U.S. Constitution itself and where national security is concerned, and where the office of the presidency has been reduced to a feckless and possibly treasonous branch in the separation of powers of this democracy & government.

The Republicans, and to their well-deserved shame have been useless in conducting themselves with any degree of responsible urgency regarding The_Donald, who once said that “he could shoot someone on 5th Avenue and not lose any votes.”  There are even those who continue to completely trust him in blind confidence regardless of this latest attack.  However and despite the few who are currently behaving as though they are in some Americanized-Kabuki-political-theatre, the GOP/Republicans for the most part appear not to have a care in the world that America is now under siege.

America, it’s government, democracy and the U.S. Constitution is now under attack — not from where it may be expected such as another country, or terrorist group but from a position of internal power that has now been degraded to one of ridicule, ineffectiveness and borderline treason, and or sedition within Title 18 of the United States Code. The Republicans for their part do not want to bloody their paws with this avalanche of destructive facts and truths regarding The_Donald, as they appear to be intimidated, or even frightened by the prospect of the Democrats achieving a moral, if not political victory in taking down a presumed treasonous President. However, where it all leads, and to what ends may be had, both parties will never be the same as sides need to be drawn: One is either with America …or the attacker; the abuser, and the Russian intelligence-complicit, self-described businessman & billionaire Donald J. Trump.

TrumpOnWar

UPDATE: The Whitehouse and The_Donald are now blaming the America press for “leaking” the story about him giving the sensitive Israeli intelligence data to the Russians; the Whitehouse press secretary gave an audio only conference & FoxNews’ Sean Hannity suggests to get rid of the Whitehouse press conferences altogether thus eliminating transparency and the 1st amendment’s “freedom of the press.”

Obstruction of Justice?

Dateline: Lancaster, CA (2:00 pm PST) — It appears that The_Donald is entering some real, real dangerous and dire straits over his interview with NBC’s Lester Holt earlier this week. And the thought that there is a considerable amount of upheaval in the Whitehouse, coupled with rumblings of more “firings” over the Trump-Russia controversy, scandal ..okay, COVER UP, when with the discussion regarding obstruction of justice rear it’s ugly head?

#WhyAsk3Times ?

lester

Dateline: Lancaster, CA (2:00 am PST) — Something doesn’t sound right. In fact several questions are raised over The_Donald’s firing of former FBI director James Comey after his interview with NBC’s Lester Holt.

First, The_Donald’s firing of director Comey, the day following his testimony before the Senate sub-committee investigating the Russian meddling in the last General Election, is not only suspicious but the timing could not have been worst. Knowing that he is an impulsive thin-skinned individual ,who is merciless to those who cross him, or those who he perceives have crossed him serves to underscore this point.

Next, the closed-door meeting with the very Russian diplomats and politicians whom are suspected of meddling and whose intelligence agencies may have had a hand in affecting the last election. At the same time barring the American free press, but allowing the Russian government sponsored media in the way of TASS to capture pictures of them meeting.

Last … why did The_Donald have to ask then FBI director James Comey if he was “under investigation” by the FBI, and in light of this interview declaring that he emphatically ‘knew’ that he was not citing what he has been told by others, and in not having received certain ‘documents?’

The answers to these questions have been answered by political wonks and hacks on both sides of the contradicting messages and declarations from this administration, however the overall question, at least to this correspondent is the latter. And in watching the interview one thing stands out in that The_Donald sounded like a used car salesman trying to sell an option for a vehicle that was deemed unnecessary. He appeared to be thinking and speaking off-the-cuff (or shooting-from-the-hip). Moreover it seemed that he was experiencing fleeting moments of cognitive dissonance over the reason(s) as to why Comey was fired. And what leaps to mind is that it appeared that he lapsed into the moment, as the host of his “The Apprentice” television game show.

To NBC’s Lester Holt’s credit, he did at least get The_Donald to admit that it was his decision, and his decision alone despite the flood of contradictions from the Whitehouse communications team … but a decision made months or weeks ago?  Yet the overall question is: why ask of Comey or confirm three times if there was an FBI investigation regarding him  personally, when he purports that ‘he already knew’ that he was not, and according to what he was told?

As the creator of “Fake News,” “showboating,” and discernable bald faced lies,  inclusive of his vast & extensive experience with gossip-tabloid media (eg. Breibart, WorldNet Daily, National Enquirer, Drudge, etc.) it appears not to be working with the American free press. In fact, as it was in the downfall of disgraced former president Richard M. Nixon, that all this appears to be on-par with.

The Russians Are Coming II

russia_tass

Dateline: Lancaster, CA (5:25 am PST) — As the Senate intelligence hearing begins the new and acting FBI director is about to speak before the committee. While in the wake of the Russian visit to the Whitehouse yesterday questions continue to be raised over the Trump-Russia controversy and now labeled “cover up.” Why The_Donald went forward in accepting to meet with the Russian diplomats and accepting the Russian government press TAAS (American free press was barred) after firing FBI director James Comey is unprecedented.

The optics in all this was by all accounts “bad” for The_Donald and of which stokes the fires of the controversy regarding his relationship, or even possible collusion by him with Russian intelligence during and after the election.

With disgraced former NSA director Michael Flynn being subpoenaed the afternoon before, more information regarding the Russians can be expected as calls for an independent investigation become more pervasive in the narratives against The_Donald and his administration.  Additionally accounts from Republican town hall meetings have many, not only raising opposition to the AHCA vote, but demand for a independent non-partisan inquest into the Trump-Russia “cover up” as well.

With a recent polling of The_Donald dropping to 36% it appears that this is a Presidency and administration ‘on fire.’ However, and presumably not in the context that he would want.

/ Updates pending

It’s Getting MAGA Crazy …

Dateline: Irvine, CA (5:25 pm PST) — …out there. Apparently there is something wrong with “Making America Great Again” with hate and the threat of violence, or violence altogether. And along with the violence now occurring on the airlines it appears that this is a trend that will be with America, and Americans for some time to come?

crazyymaga