Schiff and Pelosi — delusional, approach with caution

By Paul Ackerman | Oct 10, 2019

For several years now America has been held hostage to the insanity of Democrats who cannot follow their own (insistent) advice, as Hillary Clinton said Oct.19, 2016, ”We’ve accepted outcomes even when we didn’t like them.” President Obama stated Oct.18, 2016. “…when you start blaming somebody else for your loss, then you don’t have what it takes to be in this job.” Since then the attempts by Democrats — and especially the media that acts as their propaganda arm — to deligitimize the victory of Donald Trump has been obsessive and increasingly deranged.

It is sad to see, as many of these people have become so blinded by the false narratives continually pushed by the networks CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS and NPR and also in the print media by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Harper's and The New Yorker, that they have lost all common sense.

And now for the next (third, I believe, if anyone is counting) coup attempt, America is going to be media-hosed again by the Democrats with the absurdity of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s breathless announcement that they are starting an Impeachment Inquiry, but without the norm of calling for a roll-call vote to establish the protocols to proceed. What definable “high crimes and misdemeanors” were Pelosi and her cohort, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., establishing this solemn action upon?

The “offenses” amount to exactly nothing but their own lies, and the hope that if the media repeats them enough ignorant voters will believe them. The tissue-paper excuse is a so-called whistle-blower complaint (which now has been exposed as having been advised upon by Schiff and/or staff beforehand) forwarded from the Intelligence Community Inspector General’s Office to the director of national intelligence, and thence to the Office of Legal Counsel/DOJ, before getting leaked to the media.

If you have not seen this play before, I refer you to the Russia Collusion Hoax, the Mueller/Weismann report nothing-burger, and the Steele Dossier hoax. The common thread within all these frauds on the American people is the delusional and dishonest Democratic politicians and equally corrupt deep-state apparatchiks willing to do anything to overturn the 2016 election results and wrest power for themselves.

Additionally we have the dishonest Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, imitating the Red Queen in Lewis Carrol’s "Alice in Wonderland" — “As the king says, for about the 20th time that day, Let the jury consider the verdict, No, No, said the Queen. Sentence first — verdict afterward!”

Addressing the Intelligence Committee, and the entire nation via live broadcast, Schiff read from his notes what he claimed to be the words of the president in the recently transcribed conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. His reading bore no resemblance to the transcript, unless you are on some mind-altering drug. Schiff’s words were so disgustingly dishonest as to be truly horrifying when you realize he actually controls the workings of this committee. He is an absolute disgrace to America.

Having read the phone call transcript myself, as well as the Aug. 12, 2019, government documents for the whistle-blower complaint, the classified appendix to same (redacted), the ICIG memo titled “Urgent Concern” determination by the inspector general of the intelligence community, and the “opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel in Volume 43,” I would urge readers to spend a few hours and read the materials yourself. Then you will begin to grasp how much of the media narrative that the Democrats are pushing is dishonest and is panicked misdirection.

In short, the complainant uses the phrase “I do not know who...” or “I do not know how...” so many times it is embarrassingly clear that he/she is nothing more than a rumormonger with a political bias.

Even the Office of legal Counsel, when reviewing the ICIG’s referral of the complaint determined the following: “The complaint does not arise in connection with the operation of any U.S. government intelligence activity, and the alleged misconduct does not involve any member of the intelligence community. Rather, the complaint arises out of a confidential diplomatic communication between the President and a foreign leader that the intelligence-community complainant received secondhand. The question is whether such a complaint falls within the statutory definition of “urgent concern” that the law requires the DNI to forward to the intelligence committees. We conclude that it does not (emphasis mine). The alleged misconduct is not an “urgent concern” within the meaning of the statute because it does not concern funding, administration, or operation of an intelligence activity” under the authority of the DNI. Id. 3033(k)(5)(G)( i). That phrase includes matters relating to intelligence activities subject to the DNI s supervision, but it does not include allegations of wrongdoing arising outside of any intelligence activity or outside the intelligence community itself. Our conclusion is that the “urgent concern” requirement is inapplicable.”

Why is it misdirection? Because they do not want any exposure of the real collusion going on prior to, during and after the 2016 election, between the Democratic National Committee, foreign actors, shady groups like Fusion GPS, OCCRP (a George Soros-funded group in Europe), the State Department, the FBI and the CIA.

To all the revenge-embittered Democrats, go for it. Keep on digging that hole deeper. America needs to finally learn what your deranged politicians have really been doing, and not what your media has been pretending.

To read the documents referenced above for yourself, go to the following sites:

scribd.com/document/427409665/Ukraine-Call-Transcript#from_embed

https://intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/20190812_-_whistleblower_complaint_unclass.pdf

https://int.nyt.com/data/documenthelper/1851-office-of-legal-counsel-whistl/f7e4c04532a2d1189d08/optimized/full.pdf

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Comments (12)
Posted by: Ralph Stanley | Oct 16, 2019 17:46

Horvath, I think you could use a reality check from Trump derangement. Russia moving in to fill the gap in Syria. As they should. They have been a supporter of Assad for years. Not sure where there is anything you have to offer that indicates an impeachable offense. Biden and his cabal are knee deep in money from Ukraine. Clinton knee deep in Russian peddling. 140 million to the Clinton foundation over the uranium deal. 500.000 for one speech for the big dog. Now to see Biden Jr. is knee deep in the Chinese banking system. Says he will step aside IF Joe wins the WH. Hello? Whistleblower now not a whistleblower worked for Biden. Schiff backtracking on his nonsense. Democrats have essentially handed Trump another round in the Oval Office. They apparently don't have a problem with this. They will make as much money win or lose.



Posted by: Ralph Stanley | Oct 14, 2019 15:59

I stand corrected on Assad and his Alawite religion. You can thank the British for the historic creation of this regions madness. Assad no better or worse than any of the other non-democratic regimes that inhabit the middle east. Saudis run a security state not unlike North Korea. Trump does not unilaterally make moves on his own. There is collaboration. Turkey threatened the EU with refugees. He has swamped the Greek Isles with this problem. The EU was a mistake. Big mistake. Germany took a million and most were not threatened individuals. England is no more. London is no longer what it was yesterday. Still looking for the impeachable acts that Trump has committed. Biden finished as he should have been years ago. Democrats are corrupt and have no leg to stand on. Our government is a mass collusion anyway. There is no 2 party. All are in on the illusion. Delusion. Collusion. Susan Collins has to go.



Posted by: Ralph Stanley | Oct 13, 2019 19:44

Horvath dig deeper. Saudis fund ISIS. They are needed by them to fight Assad. Assad is Christian. They want him gone as he stands in the way of their pipeline. Trump pledged fealty to the petrodollar when he stood over the orb on his first visit to the Saudi regime. You need to pay more attention to the cabal that runs the Democratic organization. They are far deeper into any and all of this long before Trump took office. Post is owned by Bezos with a significant infusion of money from the intelligence community. Rein it in a little and focus.



Posted by: Kevin Riley | Oct 13, 2019 08:44

If President Obama had done and said less than 1% of what this president has done and said he would have been impeached, convicted and removed from office as soon and the Republicans took the house.



Posted by: Seth Thayer | Oct 13, 2019 06:01

I just can't understand this blind fealty to a man who is bilking our country of millions of dollars in order to enrich himself and his family.  Such loyalties to a man simply because he has an R after his name.  What ever happened to supporting our country rather than your party first?  It is shameful to see people who call themselves Americans supporting a man who is doing lasting damage to our country.



Posted by: JUNE DOLCATER | Oct 12, 2019 08:45

To Those of the "Far Left",

In reviewing your posts, none seem to understand the situation that is being put forward by your chums in the House. The current show is nothing but noise to attempt to demean Trump. He has done nothing to merit impeachment, and Pelosi knows she probably lacks the votes to move forward with a vote. A vote may not be required, however, in all previous cases of impeachment one has been taken. She does not want to allow the other viewpoints to be able to be presented. Even if a favorable vote passes in the House the chances of it being upheld in the Senate are next to zero. A favorable vote in the House will also assure a take back in the House for the Republicans.

By the way the breakout of voters contacted in the recent Fox poll was 48% Democrat, 40% Republicans, and 12% Independents. What other results can be assumed when this approach is utilized. Face it your future is certainly bleak with nothing more than Warren, Biden and the 'old gentleman', Bernie. Ultimately, your future will grow even further dim when Hillary emerges as the nominee. Buckle up and get used to losing again.

Jan Dolcater, Rockland

By the way do you believe that Pelosi, Comey, Brennan, Clapper and other members of the coup are looking forward to Durham's upcoming report?



Posted by: Ralph Stanley | Oct 11, 2019 16:16

17 contributors to the Intelligence community. Mistakes? The use of the word conspiracy is another one to point fingers and suggest your perspective is altered. Mistakes? Where does the "Brotherhood," begin and end. 25 years for you. TIme to chill. Mistakes? William Casey was a good one. Drugs, guns and Iran. Southern Airways. Mistakes? Topple Democracies intentionally. Iran. Chile. Dislike gaslighting.



Posted by: Mary A McKeever | Oct 11, 2019 14:21

...and the beat goes on....to sum up....Trump will inevitably put, once again, his foot in his mouth...and the beat goes on...



Posted by: Kevin Riley | Oct 11, 2019 08:19

Ralph,

None of the 17 agencies, yes 17,  in the Intelligence Community are perfect. They make mistakes and do the wrong thing just like every other human on the planet.
Drafting low IQ was not the I.C. that was the Pentagon.
I just retired from 25+ years working in and around the I.C.and I can tell you from personal experience what you believe is wrong. They are highly motivated and dedicated people putting there lives on the line and some losing there lives in the line of duty.
Yes, mistakes have been made as with any organization government or private.
These attacks in the I.C. by this administration and some on the hill are unprecedented.
Trump doesn't take the daily I.C. brief as all presidents have for decades.


As to the whistleblower, the agency he or she works for is irrelevant. Anyone in any agency or military at any level can report inappropriate, illegal, financial or any action detrimental to the government or country with the knowledge that their identity will be protected as per the federal whistleblower law. That is how it works. It is a part of your duty to do so. That is why whistleblower identities must be protected. I sure you can see the value in that.
Part of our annual training was the whistleblower law.

https://www.dni.gov/index.php/what-we-do/members-of-the-ic



Posted by: Ralph Stanley | Oct 10, 2019 21:03

I would never have seen myself supporting Trump. I have been well aware of his antics, his fathers and his associates. He has bilked the taxpayers as did his old man. Trump road around in a limo delivering newspapers. Shorted workers for work they did for him. I will go down in total support for Trump against the entrenched intelligence enclave. We pay these clowns to do repeated incompetent work. Iran in the 50's. Baffled by the Korean War. Bay of Pigs. Kennedy in Vietnam. Drafting low IQ draftees in the amount of 350.000 to fight in Vietnam. Cuba. Fidel lived to be 90. G.H.W. Bush and his Zapata Oil Co. Bushes part in Kennedy's demise. The only American I have heard of who does not recollect where he was on the shooting of Kennedy. Shoot up to the present day and the monitoring of Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy 24/7. Now we have a career CIA individual assigned to the WH who is now shown as a whistleblower? The CIA, who were created at the behest of Truman solely as an intelligence arm of the executive branch, now a presidential watchdog to ensure their own existence and you and I pay for this incompetence. Good luck to the Kurds. They lack the oil potential of the Sunni Saudis and the Shiite Iranians. A people without a nation. Two pipelines vie for control of Syria. One from Bahrain/Saudi Arabia and the other from Iran. Guess who we back on this one. Enough for now.



Posted by: Kevin Riley | Oct 10, 2019 17:21

Also, so many conspiracy theories and lies and so little time.
Enjoy that bubble you live in it will burst soon.



Posted by: Kevin Riley | Oct 10, 2019 17:18

A rollcall vote is not required for an Impeachment Inquiry.
This is just the evidence gathering process nothing more.

It's exactly like a district attorney gathering evidence for a case.

You should research the process along with reading the Constitution.
Better yet read up on Clinton's impeachment, it's all there.



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