When a country and in particular, a superpower like the United States has opted for so long to define itself by reference to its socially liberal attitudes and entertainments, any perceived betrayal of these ingrained attitudes is going to create a social schism that will it will seen as mean spirited.
As we have seen recently, it spawns highly-speculative conspiracy theory from the media’s left-wing gate keepers.
To students of history, there is yet another rhyme being forged in the timeline. It is all too familiar and creepy as is everything you find in the treacherous avenues of conspiratorial history.
2016 was a year where it appeared that the media became a mouthpiece for the body politic. The overwhelming feeding of dirty politics was breeding an air of social division and there was turmoil brewing throughout the four years of campaigning.
We were also seeing racial divides, and, the war against the police.
Between Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter, it appeared that no lives mattered as the body count was rising in the streets and brutality was a viral broadcast on Facebook Live.
With all of the chaos, we are now at a point where we are being fed propaganda yet again about the legacy of Barack Obama. Documentary after documentary seems to be presenting a Hallmark card version of his history and it would appear that whomever is in charge of these presentations are actually thinking that the entire country is grieving his departure and are now dreading the future because of the election of Donald Trump.
The media and Hollywood are ready to crank up the bile that comes from hating the president of the United States. Conservatives who listen to their favorite commentators have coined terms like “precious snowflakes” or “cry babies” in reference to those who vow to fight against the President elect, but I would offer that there is something far more disconcerting about what is happening to the psychological well being of our country.
Many Americans are now becoming obsessive compulsive and hyper partisan. This is a social disorder that breeds contempt amongst populace. Some of these emotional hyper partisan attitudes can nurse dangerous groupthink grievances while others can be fairly classified as prejudiced or simply unhinged.
It’s no secret that Hollywood skews liberal, the media of course has also become mean spirited and biased towards the liberal base. Arguably, the media has leaned conservative in the past until the Obama administration pushed a few hidden rules about political jokes and editorializing at his expense.
There has been some buzz about what actress Meryl Streep said at the Golden Globes when she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille award at the ceremony. I know I may be a little late to the party on this but she was making digging comments about the perceived attitude in the country since the election of Donald Trump.
It is to be expected that when the less liberal president is elected, Hollywood reacts with a lot of witty editorializing and political commentary. I have always said the best leaders are the ones that can easily be lampooned.
But what is happening now is not simple lampooning.
I am not here tonight to put Donald Trump on a pedestal, I am here to warn everyone that the social war call is being signaled and simple political digs are the least of our worries as there is a plot afoot to destroy the substantive processes of running government and securing national security.
Thousands of activists, journalists, scientists, entertainers, and other prominent voices took out a full-page call to action in the New York Times making clear their rejection of President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence with the simple message: “No!”
“Stop the Trump/Pence regime before it starts! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a fascist America!” the ad states, followed by a list of signatories that includes scholar Cornel West; author Alice Walker; Chase Iron Eyes of the Standing Rock Sioux; educator Bill Ayers; poet Saul Williams; CNN’s Marc Lamont Hill; Carl Dix of the Communist Party USA; and numerous others.
Trump is “assembling a regime of grave danger” that is an “immoral peril to the future of humanity and the earth itself,” the call to action continues. “Millions must rise up in a resistance with a deep determination such that we create a political crisis that prevents the Trump/Pence fascist regime from consolidating its hold on the governance of society.”
Countering Trump and Pence’s “regime” will require a month of resistance leading up to the president-elect’s inauguration on January 20, the ad states.
That means refusing to accommodate or work with the administration, as well as taking part in “protests that don’t stop—where people refuse to leave, occupying public space, and more and more people stand up with conviction and courage.”
The ad encourages insurrection.
The ad pointed people to refusefascism.org, and it asserted that Trump must be stopped whether he was legitimately elected or not.
As you can see, the Russian Hack conspiracy has now put into question the legitimacy of his presidency and that is not all.
Trump, in their view, is an illegitimate president: It is now being inferred that he was elected by the Russians, and is for all intents and purposes a Russian agent. Senator John McCain is now the ringmaster of the hearings that have been organized to push these lies along with his Democratic allies to fuel the ensuing insurrection.
McCain have been overwhelmingly demanding stating that the Senate Intelligence Committee is “quite capable” of investigating what needs to be investigated.
Furthermore, the liberal leaning website, Daily Kos, is now reporting that a former spy is now reporting that the Kremlin cultivated Trump as an asset for 5 years. This is unbelievable. This is not stopping with just accustoms Russian hacks in an election, it is now evolving into Trump becoming a Russian asset.
It is now claimed that a former Western intelligence officer who spent almost two decades on Russian intelligence matters and who now works with a US firm that gathers information on Russia for corporate clients, was assigned the task of researching Trump’s dealings in Russia for an unnamed Republican client that was critical of Trump.
According to the latest conspiracy yarn, it is being reported that before the former spy was retained, the project’s financing switched to a client allied with Democrats. “It started off as a fairly general inquiry,” says the former spook, who once again conveniently asks not to be identified.
But when he dug into Trump, he notes, he came across troubling information indicating connections between Trump and the Russian government. According to his sources, he says, “there was an established exchange of information between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin of mutual benefit.”
“Russian regime has been cultivating, supporting and assisting TRUMP for at least 5 years. Aim, endorsed by PUTIN, has been to encourage splits and divisions in western alliance.” It maintained that Trump “and his inner circle have accepted a regular flow of intelligence from the Kremlin, including on his Democratic and other political rivals.” It claimed that Russian intelligence had “compromised” Trump during his visits to Moscow and could “blackmail him.” It also reported that Russian intelligence had compiled a dossier on Hillary Clinton based on “bugged conversations she had on various visits to Russia and intercepted phone calls.”
The former unidentified intelligence officer says the response from the FBI was “shock and horror.” The FBI, after receiving the first memo, did not immediately request additional material, according to the former intelligence officer and his American associates.
So now we are to believe that Trump is a Russian spy—or he was at least groomed to pass intelligence to Russia.
Wow, this Russia snow job is snowballing and it call comes from unidentified sources. If I were to report something outrageous with unidentified sources or witnesses I would be called a tin foil hat wearing fraud.
The CIA knows exactly what they are doing and it is breeding insurrection and social upheaval, something that smells of past smear campaigns of many of our Presidents.
There were millions of Americans who believed Eisenhower was a Communist because he warned America about the expansion of the Military Industrial Complex.
However, the most troubling accusations about a president in league with Russia were the outlined arguments that he was a Russian spy and communist, on a flyer that was sent out in Dallas prior to his assassination.
A few days prior to President John F Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas, a flyer was widely distributed in the form of a “Wanted” poster.
With front and side views of the president emblazoned at the top of the flyer, this is what it said:
WANTED FOR TREASON
THIS MAN is wanted for treasonous activities against the United States:
Betraying the Constitution (which he swore to uphold). he is turning the sovereignty of the US over to the communist controlled United Nations. He is betraying our friends Cuba, Katanga, Portugal and befriending our enemies (Russia, Yugoslavia, and Poland).
He has been WRONG on innumerable issues affecting the security of the U.S. (United Nations-Berlin Wall-Missile Removal-Cuba-Wheat Deals-Test Ban Treaty-et.
He has been lax in enforcing Communist registration laws.
He has given support and encouragement to the Communist-inspired racial riots.
He has illegally invaded a sovereign State with federal troops.
He has consistently appointed Anti-Christians to Federal office and upholds the Supreme Court in its Anti-Christian rulings. Aliens and known Communists abound in federal offices. He has been caught in fantastic LIES to the American people (including personal ones like his previous marriage and divorce).
All of these allegations, all on a wanted poster, and all just before he was shot in Dealey Plaza.
In Texas, the Baptist convention passed a resolution “cautioning members against voting for a Roman Catholic candidate” – a measure echoed across a handful of other states – buoyed by the argument that a Catholic president would put loyalty to the Pope ahead of loyalty to the United States. Just weeks after his election, a virulently anti-Catholic retired postal worker tried to assassinate Kennedy in Florida.
A brief look back at the chorus of voices who hated President Kennedy offers some perspective on the over-heated political vitriol and conspiracy theory directed at President-elect Donald Trump.
Granted those against Obama were accusing him of being foreign born a Communist, a Muslim sympathizer and even the antichrist.
However, the CIA was not promulgating these issues and conspiracy theories – it was Obama’s political enemies. There was not an organized effort to investigate his alleged communist views, or his so-called Muslim background and the Pope gave Obama a blessing and a Rosary, which he re-gifted to Nancy Pelosi.
Now in 2017, an obviously overblown conspiracy yarn about Russian leadership, hackers and spies, has now grown teeth and has been solidified in the court of public opinion as truth. Trump has repeatedly dismissed all of it as false — and the media has been feigning astonishment calling his actions counter-intuitive.
James R. Clapper Jr., the Director of National Intelligence, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the agency is “now even more resolute,” and that Trump is damaging American intelligence. To top things off, former CIA director James Woolsey quit Trump’s transition team because of the scandal.
So, even if the Russian conspiracy theory is false, the CIA and the court of public opinion has Trump cornered. He certainly wants to preserve the narrative that he won the election fairly, but with insurrection looming, he could now stand accused of siding with a propped up straw man enemy, which will be framed as acting against his country’s best interests.
This would then lead to the allegations that Trump is a threat to national security and like Kennedy, would be accused of treason.