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HALF-FULL REPORT 01/19/18

release-the-memo“WHOA, NELLIE!” That was the famous expression of beloved sportscaster Keith Jackson – who passed away at age 89 last Friday (1/12) – when something breathtakingly amazing happened on the field of play.

That something happened on the political field of play on Capitol Hill last night, resulting in early this morning the Twitter hashtag #ReleasetheMemo trending as among the most read in the entire world.

Note that was before dawn in DC when I started writing this – just a few hours later the Commie-Fascisti at Twitter erased it off the Worldwide Trends sidebar – after it had hit over 800,000 tweets, replaced by #NationalPopcornDay with less than 5,000.

It began with ace super-reporter Sarah Carter last night (1/18) posting: A Bombshell House Intelligence report exposing extensive FISA abuse could lead to the removal of senior government officials:

“A review of a classified document outlining what is described as extensive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act abuse was made available to all House members Thursday (1/18) and the revelations could lead to the removal of senior officials in the FBI and Department of Justice, several sources with knowledge of the document stated. These sources say the report is ‘explosive,’ stating they would not be surprised if it leads to the end of Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel investigation into President Trump and his associates.”
It’s been quite a week.  Here we go.

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ISLANDS OF MYSTERY AND LEGEND

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For those who regard our planet as endlessly fascinating, there are few places on earth they yearn to see more than the world’s two great Islands of Mystery and Legend lost in the remotest South Pacific – Easter Island and Pitcairn Island.

(Spoiler Alert:  Pitcairn recently became perhaps the Ultimate Escape Destination to get away from it all.  See why at the end.)

Since we were kids, we’ve all seen pictures of Easter’s huge brooding stone statues – but how many people do you know who have seen and experienced them for real?  The power and magic of  being with the moai as they are called will never leave you.

easter-island-2 And who among us has not heard the story of The Mutiny on the Bounty – of how, on April 28, 1789, Fletcher Christian, first mate of HMS (His Majesty’s Ship of the British Royal Navy) Bounty led a mutiny of the crew against the tyrannical Captain William Bligh, set Bligh and crew members loyal to him in a longboat, and took the Bounty to sail into history.

Clark Gable was Fletcher Christian in Mutiny on the Bounty, which won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1935. Marlon Brando played him in 1962, as did Mel Gibson in 1984. Everyone knows the story, for it is epically famous. Yet so very, very few have ever experienced being where it took place.

To experience either of these magically historical places is a dream of any explorer of the world – to experience both at the same time… well, that’s never been done before, except on a private yacht or huge cruise ship taking a month or two.  You and I, however, can in  two weeks this coming May.

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A SCANDAL OF DEMOCRATS

scandal-of-democrats If a tree falls in the forest, but no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?  Not if it’s a Democrat scandal.  It’s gotten so that “scandal” should be the collective noun for Dems – like a school of fish, a leap of leopards, a pride of lions, a scandal of Democrats.

If any of these five scandals got half the attention Watergate did, each would be considered the worst in American history.

After we itemize all five, we’ll discuss the most difficult task facing President Trump in draining a swamp much deeper, wider, and more fetid than we imagined:  how to get the truth past the MSM Bodyguard of Liars?

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HOW TO TRUMP THE MEDIA: AVOID CONSERVATIVES’ BIGGEST MISTAKE

A good friend of mine wrote me recently. He complained about smug Leftist neighbors who are “making decisions to ‘feel good’ with virtually no regard for true factual input or testing.” I get this a lot.

If you want to understand Donald Trump, you need understand why this complaint is myopic. Once you do understand, you’ll never see politics the same way again. You’ll also begin to grasp that Leftism does work, and that you’ve just failed to understand how.

Leftism isn’t a policy machine or an economic machine. Its economic results would tell you that much in a hurry. But the machine keeps running. Which means it must work for something. The correct question is: in what way does it work?

Our Very Stable Genius in the White House seems to be the only one who has figured this out – see the YouTube above.  And now you too can learn how to Trump the Media.

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HE FIGHTS

he-fightsMy Leftist friends (as well as many ardent #NeverTrumpers) constantly ask me if I’m not bothered by Donald Trump’s lack of decorum.  They ask if I don’t think his tweets and utterances are “beneath the dignity of the office.”  Here’s my answer:

We Right-thinking people have tried dignity.  There could not have been a man of more quiet dignity than George W. Bush as he suffered the outrageous lies and politically motivated hatreds that undermined his presidency.

We tried statesmanship.  Could there be another human being on this earth who so desperately prized “collegiality” as John McCain?

We tried propriety – has there been a nicer human being ever than Mitt Romney?  And the results were always the same.

This is because, while we were playing by the rules of dignity, collegiality and propriety, the Left has been, for the past 60 years, engaged in a knife fight where the only rules are those of Saul Alinsky and the Chicago mob.

It has been a war they’ve fought with violence, the threat of violence, demagoguery and lies from day one – and through these years, the Left has been the only side fighting this war.

With Donald Trump, this all has come to an end.  Donald Trump is America’s first wartime president in the Culture War.

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PRESIDENT NOBAMA

happy-nobama-dayTrump is commonsensically undoing, piece by piece, the main components of Obama’s legacy.

Donald Trump continues to baffle. Contrary to popular supposition, the Left loathes Trump not just for what he has done. (It is often too consumed with fury to calibrate carefully the particulars of the Trump agenda.)

Rather, it despises him mostly for what he superficially represents.   Trump’s very essence wars with everything that long ago was proven to be noble, just, and correct by Vanity Fair, NPR, The New Yorker, Google, the Upper West Side, and The Daily Show.

Yet one way of understanding Trump — particularly the momentum of his first year — is through recollection of the last eight years of the Obama administration.

In reductionist terms, Trump is the un-Obama, the Nobama. Surprisingly, that is saying quite a lot more than simple reductive negativism. It is an accomplishment that he alone could have achieved.

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DID TRUMP SAY ANYTHING THAT ISN’T TRUE?

Warning courtesy of National Association of Rural Landowners NARLO

Warning courtesy of National Association of Rural Landowners NARLO

Did Trump misspeak…use a slur to make a point…and thereby arouse all those dainty Liberals into a snit?

Not far from where I’m writing this in Manhattan, the kosher butcher shop is long gone; across the street, the church that once stood tall is now boarded up.

But next to it stands a mosque newly built and freshly painted. English in the neighborhood is a foreign tongue and nobody knows Frank Sinatra.

The boys don’t play stickball. The girls in their veils don’t play hopscotch and all the cabs are driven by men from Somalia and Afghanistan.

Strangers are not greeted warmly.

That’s a snapshot of what troubles President Trump…not the mosque, but the culture shift,

Call him chauvinistic…call him profane…he doesn’t care.  Our President is fighting for America’s soul – for America’s very existence.

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A VERY SECURE PLACE

During a recent White House press conference, Jim Acosta hollered from the press corps,

"Where is President Trump hiding his tax returns?"

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders cooly responded, "We've found a very secure place and I'm certain they won't be found."

"And just where is that?" Acosta asked sarcastically.

Mrs. Sanders grinned and said, "They are underneath Obama's college records, his passport application, his immigration status as a student, his funding sources to pay for college, his college records, and his Selective Service registration… Next question?"

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HALF-FULL REPORT 01/12/18

Well, well – looks like the POTUS really stepped in it according to the WaPo yesterday (1/11).

Funny how TIME’s cover earlier this week depicts Trump’s hair on fire, when it’s his libtard critics’ hair constantly on fire with his every utterance.  Funny in spades how the TIME libtards thought they were ridiculing him with their caricature, when immediately Trump fans memed it into something totally cool:

So if I were in the Oval Office right now, I’d suggest he respond thusly:

“OK, not the best choice of words.  Obviously my description of certain countries was inaccurate since my critics deem them wonderful places.  So wonderful that, in redemption for my description, I am going to make my critics in the Fake News Media an offer too tempting to refuse.

 

I am going to offer them a Citizen Swap.  For every one of my Fake News critics who renounces his or her citizenship in the US, moves to, lives in, and becomes a citizen of one of these wonderful countries such as Haiti or in Africa, I will take one of the best-qualified citizens of these countries and confer US citizenship upon them. Even-steven.

 

My Citizen Swap program is a complete win-win.  My critics get to stop living in the country they hate and despise, to live in a country they admire far more – in exchange for one of that country’s people coming here. Admittedly, it is mysterious why my critics think anyone would want to leave their wonderful country, to prefer living in the America my critics believe to be so racist and evil.

 

I am happy to offer a Citizen Swap to any of my critics – Fake Newsers, Social Justice Warriors, those in Black Lives Matter and Antifa, those in academia with special consideration for Ivy League professors, judges on the Ninth Circuit, Rosie O’Donnell of course, virtually everyone in Hollywood and every late night show host, plus all Democrats in the House and Senate.

 

The only condition for them to make a Citizen Swap is that it’s irreversible.  Once they stop being an American citizen and leave the country, they can’t come back. Ever.  But why would they want to return to the country they hate anyway, when they’ll be so much happier in Haiti?

 

So again, my Citizen Swap is a win-win – a win for those who hate America and now get to leave, and most certainly a win for America who will be infinitely better off without them.” 

Now for a deep dive into what this is really all about.

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I AIN’T GOT NOBODY

Let’s get in the right mood.  Relax and enjoy Louis Armstrong’s rendition of I Ain’t Got Nobody – Satchmo sings the lyrics starting at 1:20.

Now – doesn’t that make you feel better?  Especially when you consider that’s the Democrats’ and the Fascist Media’s theme song for 2020?

What more evidence do you need that they ain’t got nobody with their current straw-grasping frenzy over the Queen of Hollywood’s Cesspool of Hypocrisy, Oprah Winfrey?

On Sunday evening (1/07), she got an award from the foreign press – as if anyone cares about them – in a meaningless ceremony called the “Golden Globes” – as if anyone outside of Hollywood has ever heard of it.

The attendees wore black to be in “solidarity” with women harassed by Hollywood moguls – although not one of the ladies who’ve gone pubic over their harassment was invited, or even mentioned by name by any of the awardees, including Oprah.

Instead, in her hailed-to-the-moon “presidential” acceptance speech, Oprah dredged up an ancient white-men-rape-black-woman story from 1944 in Alabama (neglecting to say that was in the Yellow Dog Democrat South) to condemn the Hollywood harassers of today she was too cowardly to name

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