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The headline news for the last few days has surrounded the resignation of Michael Flynn, the President’s National Security Adviser. Flynn was the National Security Adviser just 23 days.
Erosion of Trust:
When did the President know?
It seems there is no dispute that Flynn had conversations with Moscow’s ambassador to the US before the inauguration regarding sanctions against Russia. Such a move could be a breach of the law. But the greatest concern should be the attempts of the Trump administration to target not the wrongdoing of Flynn, but the people who leaked the story. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, said “Instead of investigating General Flynn’s lies and his troubling ties with Russia, he (Trump) chose to target those who brought them to light. Congress should be doing independent oversight of the Executive Branch and protecting whistleblowers, not running interference while the White House conceals their abuses and misleads the American people for weeks.”
Trump knew of the breach of national security by Flynn weeks ago,and failed to take any action. The Justice Department warned the White House last month that Flynn had not been truthful about the calls with the Russian envoy and could be susceptible to Russian blackmail.
Robert Kennedy, a man assassinated, prophetically said:
What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No martyr’s cause has ever been stilled by an assassin’s bullet. No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders. A sniper is only a coward, not a hero; and an uncontrolled or uncontrollable mob is only the voice of madness, not the voice of the people.
Today, we listen to Donald Trump react to the speeches at the Democratic convention. Trump’s response is not to point out that anything said about him was a lie, an exaggeration, or even misleading. Instead he explained that he wanted to “hit a number of those speakers so hard, their heads would spin.”
It seems likely Trump was pointing out Michael Bloomberg as the person he’d especially like to hit.
Trump is 6’2″. Michael Bloomberg is 5’8″. It seems obvious that Bloomberg was the “little guy” Trump was advertising he’d like to hit. Imagine electing a President who believes the way to solve a problem is with violence. Imagine electing a President who is proud to be a bully! Trump response to Bloomberg simply confirms all that Bloomberg said about Trump.
Michael Bloomberg described his position in this election by saying:
“We need a problem solver and not a bomb thrower.”
“God help us.”
“I’m a New Yorker and I know a con when I see one.”
“The bottom line is that Trump is a risky, reckless, and radical choice and we can’t afford to make that choice.”
Michael Bloomberg asks people to join with him, not out of party loyalty, but out of love of country…”and together lets elect a sane competent person with international experience.”
Tell everyone you know. Get everyone you know registered to vote. Make sure everyone has a ride to the polls in November. Our country is too important to take a chance on Donald Trump being elected the next President of the United States.
Today we pause to remember those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.
Heal the World.
We are the World. We’re saving our own lives.
We watched the effects of surgery on Michael Jackson.
Maybe somebody will make a similar video of Sarah Palin. Until then, see this.
Original finalle of Pitch Perfect:
The finale in the Pitch Perfect 2:
Eventually, they come face-to-face with a Canadian group played by real-life an a-cappella all-stars Pentatonix, the five-some whose recent That’s Christmas to Me became the fourth best-selling album of 2014 – trailing only Taylor Swift, Frozen and Sam Smith.
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/pentatonix-can-a-cappellas-superstars-finally-break-pops-ceiling-20150514#ixzz3fd46yiSi
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