Reflections on Fear & Loathing in DC

 

I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago.  I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem, but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures; and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

The formerly openly-Communist Brennan foisted the Steele dossier hoax and routinely lied whenever convenient. However, his greatest crime may be that along with Comey and Clapper, he gutted the intelligence and counter-intelligence capabilities of the United States to replace it with an ideologically compliant, woke, anti-American multi-headed government monster bent on “transformation” of the United States.

The ultimate sin of Donald Trump in the eyes of our elite ruling conglomerate is not rude tweets, bad manners, bad temperament, or even any populist or conservative views.  It is that he has no respect for the establishment that tried to destroy him.  Unlike Bush, McCain, Romney, McConnell, or Nikki Haley, Trump might fire people and/or call for the closure of agencies that no longer serve American interests.

Brennan and the rest of the fifty intelligence “professionals” who participated in the partisan lie about Hunter’s laptop should not have security clearance, employment, or any future contract work with the US government.  Every DEI commissar in every agency needs to go.  Agencies that are too far gone to reform (FBI?  CIA?) need to be dissolved and replaced. Can any of that ever happen?

Whether Trump would actually do any of that and/or whether there could be a GOP Congress willing to fight those battles is an open question. Could there ever be mass deportations, aid cutoffs and enforced hiring restrictions to encourage voluntary departure?  Might we see a completed border wall someday?  Is there really any hope of legislatively gutting and defunding the DEI industry?

The nation slouches toward a Biden-Trump rematch, an outcome Americans wanted as intensely as new seasons of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo or a remake of My Mother the Car.  The substance of the criticisms of Trump’s disposition, personnel handling, and persistent narcissistic distractions are all largely true, which is why we are justified in deep and intense loathing and resentment of those who have made voting for Donald Trump not just a rational but a necessary choice.

The enemy no longer bothers to conceal its control of our government agencies, newsrooms and college campuses.  The abuse of media, election rules and raw financial, prosecutorial and regulatory power that will be devoted to the defeat of Donald Trump in 2024 will be brazenly and exponentially increased, simply because with the open celebrations of Hamas, perverts running school systems and the open attack on energy, economic freedom and normal values, a stealth takeover is no longer a viable option.  The Eloi are waking up to their predicament.

A win for Democrats would be an obvious unmitigated disaster. But if a GOP win is merely personal vindication for Donald Trump (and temporary preservation of a sane majority on the Supreme Court) but the enemy is allowed to keep all else with no pushback, it may be just a brief delay in the well-planned demise of the United States of America.

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  1. DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone Member
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    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago.  I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    It is absolutely right and well and good to harass public figures who are as evil as Brennan. But you’re probably right about Deep State hidden cameras, too.

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  2. Susan Quinn Contributor
    Susan Quinn
    @SusanQuinn

    Brennan is the worst of the worst. And then CNN was stupid enough to hire him. Ick.

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  3. DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone Member
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    @DrewInWisconsin

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Brennan is the worst of the worst. And then CNN was stupid enough to hire him. Ick.

    He may have made them an offer they couldn’t refuse . . .

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  4. cdor Member
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    @cdor

    Ms Haley suspended her already-finished campaign this morning. Here’s part of what she said:

    “It is now up to Donald Trump to earn the votes of those in our party and beyond it who did not support him. And I hope he does that,” Haley said as she pointed to those who supported her during her White House run.

    “This is now his time for choosing,” 

    So she did not endorse Trump. It is typical of the Republican Party to expect the conservative America First component. which has become the largest group of Republicans, to always accept the mediocrity of candidates endorsed by the globalist entity but to never accept the candidate of the ignorant MAGA folks. President Trump has made his choice, it seems to me. He chose the United States of America. He has put his life, his wealth, and his family at risk in making his choice. He has proven his ability to govern, even with the multiple knives of his own party buried in his back. He has proven his ability to win. My questions to Ms Haley are, what have you proven and who have you chosen?

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  5. Bob Thompson Member
    Bob Thompson
    @BobThompson

    Here is what I find so remarkable about what Donald Trump has accomplished thus far, this all with the available hindsight, of course.

    First, I think Trump gained insight into what was actually happening in Washington through his connections and associations in the business and entertainment world helped because he was a New Yorker. Somewhere in that milieu that included interactions with Clintons, Bushes, Obamas, and untold others, Trump gained some sense of the Leftist master plan and to him, as a true American, it was revolting. I think what Trump learned was mainly about two areas, immigration and international trade and that was the focus of his campaign in 2016.

    I don’t think Trump had much insight into the corruption within the federal bureaucracy beyond what one would normally expect of any large bureaucracy. Chuck Schumer obviously had a much clearer understanding of what was in place within the intelligence agencies which has been publicly revealed since Trump’s election.

    So what has been revealed by the Establishment with all the effort to get rid of Trump has added ten times as much to the agenda of reasons to depose our existing government and start over as Trump had in mind when he undertook this task.

    The last thing I will say that is important in this regard is understanding where people stand on the issues and how carefully Trump must be in his appointments when elected.

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  6. DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone Member
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    @DrewInWisconsin

    Nikki Haley (View Comment):

    “It is now up to Donald Trump to earn the votes of those in our party and beyond it who did not support him. And I hope he does that,” Haley said as she pointed to those who supported her during her White House run.

    “This is now his time for choosing,” 

    No, you entitled redacted. It’s your time for choosing. Do you choose continued destruction of the United States? Or do you choose to put America first?

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  7. DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone Member
    DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Bob Thompson (View Comment):
    I don’t think Trump had much insight into the corruption within the federal bureaucracy beyond what one would normally expect of any large bureaucracy. Chuck Schumer obviously had a much clearer understanding of what was in place within the intelligence agencies which has been publicly revealed since Trump’s election.

    President Trump’s continued gift to America was how the Deep State/Establishment revealed their loyalties. And those loyalties are not to America.

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  8. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    @SusanQuinn

    Bob Thompson (View Comment):
    The last thing I will say that is important in this regard is understanding where people stand on the issues and how carefully Trump must be in his appointments when elected.

    Bob, you remind me of someone I just heard say a great question for someone on the Left: What policy did Trump initiate of support that hurt you personally? Isn’t that a great question?!

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  9. DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone Member
    DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Bob Thompson (View Comment):
    The last thing I will say that is important in this regard is understanding where people stand on the issues and how carefully Trump must be in his appointments when elected.

    Bob, you remind me of someone I just heard say a great question for someone on the Left: What policy did Trump initiate or support that hurt you personally? Isn’t that a great question?!

    I ask that same question to “NeverTrump” conservatives frequently.

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  10. Dr. Bastiat Member
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    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago.  I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    I very much admire your restraint.  I like to think I could summon similar strength of character.  I’m not sure that I could.

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  11. Bob Thompson Member
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    DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone (View Comment):

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Bob Thompson (View Comment):
    The last thing I will say that is important in this regard is understanding where people stand on the issues and how carefully Trump must be in his appointments when elected.

    Bob, you remind me of someone I just heard say a great question for someone on the Left: What policy did Trump initiate or support that hurt you personally? Isn’t that a great question?!

    I ask that same question to “NeverTrump” conservatives frequently.

    No specifics in response, I’m sure!

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  12. Bob Thompson Member
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    DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone (View Comment):

    Bob Thompson (View Comment):
    I don’t think Trump had much insight into the corruption within the federal bureaucracy beyond what one would normally expect of any large bureaucracy. Chuck Schumer obviously had a much clearer understanding of what was in place within the intelligence agencies which has been publicly revealed since Trump’s election.

    President Trump’s continued gift to America was how the Deep State/Establishment revealed their loyalties. And those loyalties are not to America.

    Yes, and I deem it far and away more preferable to struggle under a loyal American somewhat yet untested as Trump since we have clearly seen what hordes of damage Clinton/Obama/Biden and acolytes will do. 

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  13. Bob Thompson Member
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    @BobThompson

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Bob Thompson (View Comment):
    The last thing I will say that is important in this regard is understanding where people stand on the issues and how carefully Trump must be in his appointments when elected.

    Bob, you remind me of someone I just heard say a great question for someone on the Left: What policy did Trump initiate of support that hurt you personally? Isn’t that a great question?!

    I think for many who tend to vote Democrat the answer might be coming clear to them already. Maybe we will see a change.

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  14. DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone Member
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    Bob Thompson (View Comment):

    DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone (View Comment):

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Bob Thompson (View Comment):
    The last thing I will say that is important in this regard is understanding where people stand on the issues and how carefully Trump must be in his appointments when elected.

    Bob, you remind me of someone I just heard say a great question for someone on the Left: What policy did Trump initiate or support that hurt you personally? Isn’t that a great question?!

    I ask that same question to “NeverTrump” conservatives frequently.

    No specifics in response, I’m sure!

    Usually no responses at all.

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  15. kedavis Coolidge
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    @kedavis

    DrewInLowerOrderAutonomousZone (View Comment):

    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago. I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    It is absolutely right and well and good to harass public figures who are as evil as Brennan. But you’re probably right about Deep State hidden cameras, too.

    Do they even bother to hide their cameras any more?

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  16. Jim McConnell Member
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Brennan is the worst of the worst. And then CNN was stupid enough to hire him. Ick.

    Likes are attracted to likes.

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  17. Lunchbox Gerald Coolidge
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    @Jose

    Bob Thompson (View Comment):
    I don’t think Trump had much insight into the corruption within the federal bureaucracy beyond what one would normally expect of any large bureaucracy.

    I believe he has learned as much, if not more, about corruption in the last four years, as he did while in office.  Hopefully he can be more effective now.

    In other words, he has had eight years of experience with corruption, but instead of now ending his second term, he will hopefully begin it.

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  18. Old Bathos Member
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    If you want to be further appalled and depressed about the Deep State and its principal authors Obama, Brennan, Clapper, and especially Comey, I highly recommend this very detailed analysis:  Big Intel: How the CIA and FBI Went from Cold War Heroes to Deep State Villains 

     

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  19. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago. I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    I very much admire your restraint. I like to think I could summon similar strength of character. I’m not sure that I could.

    Does he travel with a personal security detail?  

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  20. Old Bathos Member
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    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago. I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    I very much admire your restraint. I like to think I could summon similar strength of character. I’m not sure that I could.

    Does he travel with a personal security detail?

    Not that time.  I have seen John Bolton a few times always with two guards. And some politicos seem to require an entourage everywhere. 

    But Brennan should be pretty safe on his own.  Why would any of America’s enemies want to kill him?

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  21. kedavis Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago. I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    I very much admire your restraint. I like to think I could summon similar strength of character. I’m not sure that I could.

    Does he travel with a personal security detail?

    Not that time. I have seen John Bolton a few times always with two guards. And some politicos seem to require an entourage everywhere.

    But Brennan should be pretty safe on his own. Why would any of America’s enemies want to kill him?

    True, it’s only Americans who might want to do that.

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  22. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) Member
    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot)
    @ArizonaPatriot

    Almost all of this post is legitimate criticism, factually supported.

    I don’t like the “formerly openly Communist” smear.

    If you insist, then use it for Thomas Sowell too.

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  23. Bob Thompson Member
    Bob Thompson
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Almost all of this post is legitimate criticism, factually supported.

    I don’t like the “formerly openly Communist” smear.

    If you insist, then use it for Thomas Sowell too.

    That smear is not applied to those who prove themselves like Sowell. 

    I wouldn’t even call Brennan a former Communist.

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  24. CACrabtree Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    If you want to be further appalled and depressed about the Deep State and its principal authors Obama, Brennan, Clapper, and especially Comey, I highly recommend this very detailed analysis: Big Intel: How the CIA and FBI Went from Cold War Heroes to Deep State Villains

     

    Wild Bill Donovan and William Casey are spinning in their graves.  Brennan is a pygmy compared to them.

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  25. Percival Thatcher
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    @Percival

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago. I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    I very much admire your restraint. I like to think I could summon similar strength of character. I’m not sure that I could.

    Does he travel with a personal security detail?

    Not that time. I have seen John Bolton a few times always with two guards. And some politicos seem to require an entourage everywhere.

    But Brennan should be pretty safe on his own. Why would any of America’s enemies want to kill him?

    True, it’s only Americans who might want to do that.

    To quote the late, great G. Gordon Liddy, with 9mm ammunition going at 24¢ a pop, it would be a waste of money blowing him away.

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  26. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    Percival (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago. I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    I very much admire your restraint. I like to think I could summon similar strength of character. I’m not sure that I could.

    Does he travel with a personal security detail?

    Not that time. I have seen John Bolton a few times always with two guards. And some politicos seem to require an entourage everywhere.

    But Brennan should be pretty safe on his own. Why would any of America’s enemies want to kill him?

    True, it’s only Americans who might want to do that.

    To quote the late, great G. Gordon Liddy, with 9mm ammunition going at 24¢ a pop, it would be a waste of money blowing him away.

    24 cents?? 

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  27. Percival Thatcher
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    @Percival

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Percival (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Dr. Bastiat (View Comment):

    Old Bathos: I passed the traitorous weasel John Brennan crossing K Street in downtown DC a few days ago. I briefly thought about uttering something ad hominem but I do not believe it is ever right to harass public figures and besides, some Deep-State hidden camera might catch it.

    I very much admire your restraint. I like to think I could summon similar strength of character. I’m not sure that I could.

    Does he travel with a personal security detail?

    Not that time. I have seen John Bolton a few times always with two guards. And some politicos seem to require an entourage everywhere.

    But Brennan should be pretty safe on his own. Why would any of America’s enemies want to kill him?

    True, it’s only Americans who might want to do that.

    To quote the late, great G. Gordon Liddy, with 9mm ammunition going at 24¢ a pop, it would be a waste of money blowing him away.

    24 cents??

    1000 rounds @ $239.99

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  28. GlennAmurgis Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    If you want to be further appalled and depressed about the Deep State and its principal authors Obama, Brennan, Clapper, and especially Comey, I highly recommend this very detailed analysis: Big Intel: How the CIA and FBI Went from Cold War Heroes to Deep State Villains

     

    The FBI was a problem even during the cold war.   Hoover used blackmail as a means of keeping his power.  

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  29. GlennAmurgis Coolidge
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    @GlennAmurgis

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Almost all of this post is legitimate criticism, factually supported.

    I don’t like the “formerly openly Communist” smear.

    If you insist, then use it for Thomas Sowell too.

    Sowell was a professor, the worst he could do was teach a horrible class.

    Brennan was intel.  He could be compromised, esp during the cold war

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  30. Richard Easton Coolidge
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