Douglas V. Gibbs
Author, Speaker, Instructor, Radio Host

There is an old saying.  “No rest for the wicked,” I think that is how it goes.
Then there is a quote, too, and with my luck I am figuring the guy who said it is a lefty:
“People who claim that they’re evil are usually no worse than the rest of us… It’s people who claim that they’re good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of.”
― Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
I think that describes the political progressive Marxist Democrats of today, don’t you think?
The Framers of the U.S. Constitution were well aware of the kind of thinking represented by the liberal left in today’s struggle for political power.  They saw government as a necessary evil, rather than a benevolent force for charity and order.  The federal government was created by the Constitution to handle external issues, and internal issues that were regarding the union.  The States were expected to be autonomous entities, sovereign units who took care of their own internal issues.

Federalist 45, James Madison: The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite. The former will be exercised principally on external objects, as war, peace, negotiation, and foreign commerce; with which last the power of taxation will, for the most part, be connected.The powers reserved to the several States will extend to all the objects which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, liberties, and properties of the people, and the internal order, improvement, and prosperity of the State. The operations of the federal government will be most extensive and important in times of war and danger; those of the State governments, in times of peace and security.

Someone once asked me when the first leftwing attacks against the Constitution began, and I proclaimed, “during the convention in 1787.”  The struggle for power begin in Independence Hall, and exploded into a full blown attack against the limiting principles of the Constitution right out the gate.  Those attacks manifested into things like the tax that led to the Whiskey Rebellion during Washington’s presidency, the Sedition Act during the Adams presidency, and the illegal rise of judicial review in 1803 during presidency of Thomas Jefferson.  Chief Justice John Marshall built upon the idea of a firm union and federal supremacy over all issues, and the father of the Democrat Party, President Andrew Jackson, pushed us towards democracy (a concept the Founders did everything they could to avoid us becoming).  And now, two and a half centuries later, after constitutional setbacks during the War Between the States, the Progressive Era, and under a steady assault by socialism, we have come to a point where the Democrat Party socialists are throwing a temper tantrum because they could not get us over the final few hurdles in their quest to fundamentally transform America.  President Donald J.Trump foiled their attempts, and now stands in the way of the final countdown to socialism and globalism.
Election tampering was not enough to push Hillary Clinton into the White House, and it made them so mad that they accused the Republicans, and specifically Donald Trump, of … you guessed it … election tampering.  So, if you can’t rig the vote, then the Democrats are working to overload the vote with their voters, even if it means making sure that non-citizens who don’t understand the principles of liberty or have any skin in the game, yet, votes in massive numbers.
That is why they are all over the immigration issue, and doing what they can to make sure illegal aliens have as say in our society as they can.  They don’t actually care about the illegal aliens crossing the border in mass numbers because of the left’s invitations.  It’s all about power.  Democrat voters should be against open borders, not for them.  Why would blue collar workers, once the backbone of the Democrat Party, want to vote in favor of selling their jobs to foreign workers who are not even willing to go through the immigration process?

It’s all about power.  If the Democrat Party truly cared about their voters, and wanted to chase after solutions, the population centers of the United States, under the control of Democrat mayors and city councils ever since I can remember, would not be the hell-hole urban ghettos that they’ve become.

It’s already bad in our cities, and now that the economic prospects of Americans living in the inner-cities are being further slammed by the large wave of illegal aliens tugging on the same jobs, the same housing, and the same government benefits, who can the Americans in these cities realize a better life for themselves?

Like all of the leftists in history, or should I say “Marxists,” the Democrats love the downtrodden and impoverished not because they give a whit about them, but for the political power that can be derived from pandering to their substandard existence.

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.

The Democrats are not working on solutions, they are working on increasing the problems, because economic problems in America produces platforms to run on, and potential voters to put on government dependence so that they keep voting Democrat.
The only obstacles in the way are the Electoral College (of which they are working very diligently to eliminate), the fact that Americans are armed (of which they are also working hard to eliminate), the American Christian (of which they are working hard on ridiculing into silence), and President Donald J. Trump (of which they’ve been working very hard lately on figuring out how to impeach him).

Their moves attacking the obstacles and their legal maneuvering to make sure illegals are voting (such as blocking a citizenship question on the 2020 census) do not tell us that they care about the anyone who votes Democrat.  All of their actions tell us that they are simply inserting as many tactics and as much strategy to seize all political power.

What they can’t win legally, Democrats seek to seize by any means necessary.

President Trump, to the horror of the liberal left Democrats, has been paying attention.  He is doing what he can to counter the Democrat Party’s madness, which makes them get even madder.

For example, The Justice Department will be appearing before the United States Supreme Court to argue in favor of the citizenship question on the 2020 census questionnaire.

Meanwhile, Trump’s team is also doing what it can to expose the corruption, not only because the deep state runs pretty deep, but because it is through this network of corruption that the Democrats are doing whatever they can to unseat the 45th President of the United States.

Findings by the Department of Justice inspector general

Findings released by the Department of Justice inspector general are raising new questions about the whole “Russia Russia Russia” narrative, as well as the factors that led to the unconstitutional appointment (he was never confirmed by the Senate) of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Comey testified that it was Trump’s May 12, 2017, tweet about possible White House tapes that prompted him to wake up “in the middle of the night” days later, convinced that he needed to leak the contents of one of his sensitive memos documenting his conversations with Trump. Such a leak, Comey reasoned, would result in an investigation that would uncover any tapes created by the president.

The problem is, the evidence reveals some serious problems with his testimony.  According to an 83-page report released by the Department of Justice inspector general, “on the afternoon of May 14, 2017 — the Sunday before that alleged late-night episode occurred — Comey sent four of the memos to one of his attorneys, Patrick Fitzgerald, ‘with instructions to share the email and PDF attachment with [attorney David] Kelley and [Columbia Law School professor Daniel] Richman.'”

There were no indications that Comey told Richman, his longtime friend and adviser, to leak the documents at that time. Fitzgerald forwarded the documents to Kelley at 7:35 a.m. on May 17, and to Richman on May 17 at 10:13 a.m.

In short, Comey lied, and while he was at it, he violated a number of FBI policies.

On the morning of May 16, Comey separately sent a digital photograph of one of his memos specifically to Richman, with explicit instructions to share the substance of the memo with a New York Times reporter.

On May 16, 2017, based on a leak from Richman at Comey’s direction, The New York Times ran a story documenting the memos and bearing the headling “Comey Memo Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn Investigation.” 

Richman was also the source of a May 11 New York Times article that described Comey’s private conversations with “associates,” in which Comey said Trump had requested a loyalty pledge from Comey. That article prompted Trump to tweet, “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!”

Separately, the IG report probed Comey’s honesty during his congressional testimony, when Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins asked him, “Did you show copies of your memos to anyone outside of the Department of Justice.”

“Yes,” Comey said.

“And to whom did you show copies?” Collins asked.

“I asked — the president tweeted on Friday after I got fired that I better hope there’s not tapes. I woke up in the middle of the night on Monday night because it didn’t dawn on me originally, that there might be corroboration for our conversation,” Comey said.

“There might a tape,” Comey continued. “My judgment was, I need to get that out into the public square. I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter. Didn’t do it myself for a variety of reasons. I asked him to because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel. I asked a close friend to do it.”

So much for swearing not to lie under oath.

Comey later told the IG that he had provided the memos to Richman — but was faulted for not mentioning that he had also given the documents to his lawyers.
Comey is having a heck of a time with honesty, it seems.  But, if the Democrats were innocent in all of this, why would the former FBI Chief be lying under oath?  Comey assured Trump that he was not personally under investigation, yet, the former FBI director and his top deputies went to great lengths to confront Trump at a Jan. 6, 2017, meeting at Trump Tower with the salacious accusations in the fake dossier drafted by British ex-spy Christopher Steele, and paid for by Hillary Clinton.

The goal, according to the FBI officials, was to see if Trump would “‘make statements about or provide information of value to the pending Russia interference investigation’ known as ‘Crossfire Hurricane.'”
After Comey revealed the dossier claims to Trump, he observed the president’s reactions and quickly documented them for investigative purposes, the IG recounted.

“Comey said he had a secure FBI laptop waiting for him in his FBI vehicle and that when he got into the vehicle, he was handed the laptop and ‘began typing as the vehicle moved,'” the IG report stated. That section of the IG report was first flagged by The Washington Examiner’s Byron York.

Comey later headed to the New York FBI field office to discuss the matter in a secure videoconference with other members of the Crossfire Hurricane team, according to the report.

“We have a CNN exclusive for you now,” anchor Jake Tapper said Jan. 10, 2017. “CNN has learned that the nation’s top intelligence officials provided information to President-elect Donald Trump and to President Barack Obama last week about claims of Russian efforts to compromise the president-elect,” citing “a former British intelligence operative whose past work U.S. intelligence officials consider to be credible.”

CNN did not mention that Steele was funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC), and it did not reveal which participant in the meeting had leaked the news about the dossier briefing.

The IG is separately working on a report into broader potential intelligence community surveillance abuses.
Former FBI Director James Comey put his own self-interest, and hatred of opponents of the progressive agenda (such as Donald J. Trump) ahead of the country and, inconsistent with DOJ policy, created a chain of events that lead to the appointment of the special counsel.

The IG report outlined a series of violations, including that he broke FBI policies and the bureau’s employment agreement “by providing one of the unclassified memos that contained official FBI information, including sensitive investigative information, to his friend with instructions for the friend to share the contents of the memo with a reporter.”
Further, the IG determined that Comey kept copies of four memos (out of the total seven he drafted) in a personal safe at home after his removal as director — and in doing so “violated FBI policies and his FBI Employment Agreement by failing to notify the FBI that he had retained them.” 

The IG said Comey again violated the rules “by providing copies … of the four memos he had kept in his home to his three private attorneys without FBI authorization,” and by failing to alert the FBI once he learned one of the memos contained sections later deemed classified at the confidential level. 

“By not safeguarding sensitive information obtained during the course of his FBI employment, and by using it to create public pressure for official action, Comey set a dangerous example for the over 35,000 current FBI employees—and the many thousands more former FBI employees—who similarly have access to or knowledge of non-public information,” the report stated. 

The IG added: “Were current or former FBI employees to follow the former Director’s example and disclose sensitive information in service of their own strongly held personal convictions, the FBI would be unable to dispatch its law enforcement duties properly.”

Through Comey we see easily that the Democrats are not only lying, and have been colluding with various players to undermine the Trump presidency, but that everything they have accused our president of they are guilty of themselves.  They are projecting their corruption upon Trump, and now the Trump team is making the reality of what has been happening slowly available for all to see.

And then, as the evidence pours in, like a child in a schoolyard, the Democrats proclaim, “we didn’t do that.”
The game is deep, sick and twisted.  Jeffery Epstein was a key in exposing that, then he not only mysteriously died in jail, but then key witnesses attached to his case mysteriously vanished.
At what point do we cry foul, and at what point will the normal people out there finally realize what is really going on?
We can go back to General Flynn, even, if we must.
Nobody has been more mistreated by the Deep State than General Michael Flynn.

General Flynn has a real fighter in his attorney Sidney Powell and she is rightfully demanding the Mueller gang be held in contempt. Powell is right no matter what the far left New York Times’ ‘Russia Collusion’ reporters say.

General Flynn’s attorney Sidney Powell filed a BOMBSHELL motion in his case on Friday night per investigative reporter Will Chamberlain from Human Events. The Deep State Mueller gang are finally being outed for the crooks that they are and the crimes they committed by Flynn’s attorney Sidney Powell

Mueller’s goons withheld Brady material which is not shock since they did the same back in the 2000’s in their Enron related cases as noted in Powell’s “License to Lie.

Powell argues that the Deep State Mueller gang led by the most corrupt DOJ attorney in US history, Andrew Weissmann, withheld information pertinent to their case. 

The Mueller – Weissmann gang tried to slip in some documents in some late reporting that were very important to the case and yet they claimed they were no big deal. 

It is rare to have somebody who is as much of a fighter as Flynn. 

He has already lost a lot, including his home, dealing with his massive legal fees. 

But instead of rolling over and allowing the Deep State to win in order to get a lighter sentence, Flynn is fighting back as hard as he can.

The liberal left progressive socialist commie Democrats have not given up on Kavanaugh, either.

When Brett Kavanaugh went through the hearing for his confirmation to the United States Supreme Court a year ago, the liberal left pulled out all of the stops.  And now, a year later, the game is not over.

False accusations continue to fly, despite the fact that on the Kavanaugh front the evidence is showing it is all about Democrat Party power, and not the truth, as well.  Recently, Debra Katz, the attorney for Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford, admitted that Ford’s allegations were motivated by a desire to tarnish Kavanaugh’s reputation. Speaking at a feminist legal conference at the University of Baltimore, Katz said:

In the aftermath of these hearings, I believe that Christine’s testimony brought about more good than the harm misogynist Republicans caused by allowing Kavanaugh on the court. He will always have an asterisk next to his name. When he takes a scalpel to Roe v. Wade, we will know who he is, we know his character, and we know what motivates him, and that is important; it is important that we know, and that is part of what motivated Christine.

It was all politically motivated, as conservatives were well aware of as the madness surrounding Kavanaugh was in full swing.  But, even with the serious doubt on Ford’s credibility surfacing, the liberal left are not done with Kavanaugh.

Reports have surfaced that Ford’s father actually supported Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing—a fact that went unreported during the hearing, yet would have had a significant impact on the proceedings.

By the end of the week, things were looking pretty bad for those who wished to smear Kavanaugh’s character.

Then, as if on cue, The New York Times stepped in to assail Kavanaugh yet again.

The Times published a new allegation against Kavanaugh based on a forthcoming book, “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation.” The article recounts an uncorroborated claim that Kavanaugh exposed himself and sexually harassed a Yale classmate at a drunken party—separate from a previous but similar allegation

The Times reports: “A classmate, Max Stier, saw Mr. Kavanaugh with his pants down at a different drunken dorm party, where friends pushed his penis into the hands of a female student.”

And the cries for impeachment of Kavanaugh reached a crescendo, again.  The problem is, as with almost all Democrat claims, context and vital information was left out.  The Times omitted critical pieces of information. The alleged victim refused to be interviewed by the Times, and her friends say she didn’t recall the incident.

The Times admitted that error in an editor’s note, but not before 24 hours had gone by.

And there’s another problem with the story. The man who claimed he witnessed the incident, Max Stier, had a long personal rivalry with Kavanaugh, having served as a defense attorney for President Bill Clinton in the 1990s when Kavanaugh worked on the opposing side with independent counsel Kenneth Starr during the Clinton impeachment. The Times failed to disclose this.

Another day in life in these United States when dealing with the liars, cheaters, and crooked Democrats.

The Times straight up botched the story, and they did it on purpose.

This is the same exact pattern we saw last year, and it is the same pattern we see on all issues when it comes to the Democrats.  The reporting is one-sided, and sometimes the lies catch up with them, and inconsistencies emerge.  The Democrats and the crooked media are working in cahoots with each other to make sure you think a certain way, that a particular narrative is fed to the public, hoping that the normal people won’t notice the media’s shoddy and slanted coverage during the hearing, and every other issue that rises up.

The thing is, in this case, it wasn’t just The New York Times.  They are all accomplices.  The New Yorker, CNN, and The Washington Post played their parts, too.

Now, with the left clearly willing to impeach Kavanaugh, given the opportunity, the media is once again sloppily throw darts at him in the hopes that one will actually stick.

All because Donald J. Trump dared to recognize the sins of the establishment, and then he vowed to expose their sins, and dismantle the political machine it sits upon.

President Trump is tireless in his nonstop war against progressive cultural control of the American System.

They don’t know how to deal with Trump’s unorthodox and combative take-no-prisoners style. Critics detest his crude and unfettered assertions, his lack of prior military or political experience, his attacks on the so-called bipartisan administrative state, and his intent to roll back the entire Obama-era effort of “fundamentally transforming” the country leftward.

And as they attack him, Trump has still been working at his job as President of the United States.  Despite their obstructionism, Trump’s economy is booming as never before in the new 21st century, championing near record-low unemployment, a record number of Americans working, increases in workers’ wages and family incomes, low interest rates, low inflation, steady GDP growth, and a strong stock market.

The Democrats don’t care about all of that.  They don’t want what’s best for the country.  They want what’s best for their agenda.  They want to usher into existence an elite postmodern progressive world.  Bondage for all.

A new America under the leadership of the Democrats is supposed to be dawning right about now.  The new America has your energy use under strict scrutiny by the government, Americans stepping out of their fossil fuel cars so that they can ride their bikes, an end to the Second Amendment, a Marxist-style redistribution of income, identity politics and open borders, free indoctrination through a college education for all, free health care, and abortion on demand because they are way behind on their child sacrifices to Molech.

Except, insomniac Trump stands in the way, taking the fiery darts and throwing them back, fighting for Americans, for as he reminded us, it is not him they are after, it is Americans who embrace liberty the Democrats are trying to defeat and destroy.

And under the onslaught, Trump continues to win more than he loses, and they can’t figure out how. 

In the process, the Democrats are outing who they really are.  President Trump has so enraged his Democratic adversaries that the candidates to replace him have moved farther to the left, and their socialism is now clear and recognizable.

In the end, it is a battle for American Liberty.  If Trump continues to stand firm, his victory could very well finish off the Democrat Party.  But, I won’t hold my breath on that one.  Remember, there is no rest for the wicked.

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