Today’s Campaign Update
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)
Ok, lessee here, busy day yesterday….
Law enforcement officials caught the naked Waffle House shooter, and fortunately he had his pants on when they took him into custody. What a strange, odd story that one is.
Another royal baby was born in London, and once again I can only marvel at how many Americans actually give a damn. I don’t.
Poppy Bush is in the ICU at Houston Methodist hospital with a blood infection, just a few days after his wife Barbara was laid to rest. One can only imagine the stress the 93 year-old former president has been through in the last week. Here’s wishing him a full recovery – having been a heart patient at Houston Methodist myself, I know he literally could not be in better hands.
Kanye West is getting himself in all sorts of trouble with the Social Justice Warrior left for defending a black conservative woman’s – Candace Owens – right to speak her mind, and for saying he doesn’t hate President Donald Trump. Hate is the life’s blood of the American left these days, so this is no surprise at all.
The makers of Yeti Coolers have gotten themselves in a world of trouble with their main consumer group – outdoorsmen – by cancelling some discount programs they had with the NRA. By the time a Yeti spokesperson very predictably tried to calm the situation late on Monday by calling it all a “misunderstanding,” NRA fans had already mounted a protest called the Blow Up a Yeti Challenge, in which owners of Yeti coolers video themselves blowing the things up and posting the video on social media.
Meanwhile, I happened to be on the road yesterday, and stopped in at my favorite Buc-ee’s convenience store for some refreshment and a bathroom break. While there, I took the shot below of the obvious solution to this problem:
RTIC coolers – half the price, every bit the performance as a Yeti. And no, I don’t own stock in the company, though I probably should.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul decided to do the right thing and vote to confirm Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo, sending Pompeo’s nomination to the floor of the Senate with a positive recommendation from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Now all the red state Democrats facing tough re-election fights – are you listening, Joe Manchin? – get to decide whether they want to have a chance to win their races, or they want to continue acting as Chuck Schumer’s loyal toadies. This Democrat tactic of opposing every nomination for the sake of opposing it is becoming extremely tiresome with independent voters.
The walls keep closing in on the Deep State Cabal. – A little-noticed passage in the report on Andrew McCabe by DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz is starting to make real news, at least in the 2% of the national news media that doesn’t function solely as press agents for the Democrat Party. As reported in the Washington Times, this passage reveals the fact that McCabe, several weeks prior to Election Day 2016, was surprised to get an irate phone call from a “high level offical” in the Justice Department, demanding to know why the FBI was still pursuing its then-active investigation into the Clinton Crime Family Fake Foundation.
As described in the report, a call such as this, from a high DOJ official attempting to interfere in an active FBI investigation is highly unusual, and would have set off alarm bells had it taken place in a non- corrupted DOJ, which of course we did not have during the Obama years. McCabe told investigators that his impression from the call was that DOJ was improperly trying to pressure the FBI on behalf of the Clinton Campaign.
What is so interesting about this particular incident is not that it took place, since this kind of corrupt behavior at the Obama DOJ was just par for the course, but that the call was made by a person the report identifies as the “principal associate deputy attorney general.” It doesn’t take much grunt work to find out that the person with that particular job title at that point in time was one Matthew Axelrod, which is not in and of itself especially notable.
What is especially notable, however, is that the position of “principal associate deputy attorney general” reports to the “deputy attorney general” who, at that point in time was a person with the very recognizable name of… wait for it… Sally Yates! Yes, friends, the same Sally Yates who served as acting attorney general for the first 10 days of the Trump Administration, the same Sally Yates whose name keeps popping up over and over and over again as a key participant in the deep state conspiracy to bring down the Trump presidency, the same Sally Yates who was unceremoniously fired by President Trump when she refused to enforce his initial travel ban.
That Sally Yates. Trust me, we’ll be hearing a lot more about Ms. Yates in the coming weeks, as the plot to fix an election and then to kill a presidency continues to unravel, thread by despicable thread.
Connecting the dots on this deep state conspiracy is so damn fascinating. Robert Ludlum couldn’t have made this stuff up.
Just another day in the deep state cabal keeps unraveling America.
That is all.
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