Misadventures of a minority-elect President 186

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

We begin today’s misadventures of our illegitimate, minority-elect president with the unraveling of his fraudulent ‘voter integrity commission,’ a look at the metastasized canter that has been the first year of America’s illegitimate worst-ever president’s failed presidency, White House employees are not allowed to read our deranged Twitter tyrant’s tweets, more on Trump’s fraudulent tax reform scam, what happens when a very big country is led by a very demented little man and the price Americans are paying for their Liar-in-Chief’s profound ignorance, the number of lies coming out of Trump’s mouth on a daily basis continues rising – currently averaging at least 9 lies per day, our pussy-grabbing predatory president’s past is once again coming back to haunt him and a lot more.

Trump’s absurd voting commission starts to unravel article from Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. –
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trumps-absurd-voting-commission-starts-unravel

The fraudulent ‘voter integrity commission’ put together by our national embarrassment to try and justify his lie about 3.5 million people voting illegally – costing him the popular vote – is beginning to unravel.

Resisting Trump? Five Tips from the Hunter-Gatherer Playbook article from Common Dreams. –
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/11/10/resisting-trump-five-tips-hunter-gatherer-playbook

Advice for the Trump resistance movement which is growing exponentially on a daily basis.

Trump Year One: Betrayal, Division and the Rise of Illiberal Democracy article from Truthout. –
http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/42529-trump-year-one-betrayal-division-and-the-rise-of-illiberal-democracy

On the joke that has been the first year of America’s illegitimate worst-ever president and life in his land of delusion.

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Latest Judicial Appointments article from Truthout. –
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/42541-what-you-need-to-know-about-trump-s-latest-judicial-appointments

When America’s worst, most corrupt president appoints judges Americans are going to have serious problems and ‘Justice’ no longer exists:

“Republican President Donald Trump’s policy agenda has been moving at a snail’s pace — at least, it has for anything that hasn’t involved him simply signing executive orders.

Still, there is one place he has been remarkably successful, and that is at stacking the courts with far right judicial nominees. Benches that were left empty for years thanks to GOP filibustering and partisanship are now being loaded with a line of judges hand-picked by conservative action groups, leading us to a permanent social conservative judiciary that could haunt the country for decades to come.

The President’s earlier appointments — especially his Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch — gave us a clear guideline of the pro-business, anti-civil liberties, anti-federalism type nominees we could expect from the White House, and that has continued unabated even into the most recently confirmed candidates.

Take Joan Larsen: she will now serve on the US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, despite opposition from 27 LGBTQ advocacy organizations who brought up Larson’s troubling record on gay rights issues, including calling the Supreme Court’s strike down of the Texas ban on sodomy “revolutionary.”…”

A straight-faced Kellyanne Conway says anyone in office who committed sexual assault should resign article from Think Progress. –
https://thinkprogress.org/kellyanne-conway-roy-moore-1e5550f6ea32/

Which means she inadvertently admitted that our lackluster lame duck leader should resign since he’s facing numerous sexual assault charges…

Trump Is So Out Of It That The White House Staff Is Not Allowed To Read His Tweets article from PoliticusUSA. –
http://www.politicususa.com/2017/11/12/trump-white-house-staff-allowed-read-tweets.html

Actually our Twitter tyrant is so out of it that he shouldn’t even be allowed to tweet.

Trump Says He’s the Most Popular President Ever Around the World; the Reality is Very Different article from Newsweek on Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-says-most-popular-president-165203645.html

Ah, life is great in our nefarious narcissist’s land of delusion when the most unpopular president in history actually believes he’s the most popular.

UNPRESIDENTED – A Complete Breakdown Of Donald Trump’s 42nd Unpresidented Week As POTUS article from Rantt. –
https://rantt.com/a-complete-breakdown-of-donald-trumps-42nd-unpresidented-week-as-potus-4b83c3faa777

A breakdown of the latest week of misadventures in our Loser-in-Chief’s failed presidency:

“This week was a turning point. Not just in American politics, but the world. While Americans stood for their values at the ballot box, President Trump stood for nothing in Asia.

On November 7th, Americans repudiated Donald Trump and his counterproductive agenda in special elections around the U.S., giving Democrats historic wins and a feeling they hadn’t adequately felt since last November 7th: Hope.

As Americans readjusted to this new reality and the growing possibility that Democrats may indeed take back the House in 2018, President Trump was in Asia proving that he’s an even weaker leader than we feared. The only country he’s making great again is China (and Russia of course). Trump’s week ended with some more Putin bromancing and a tweet directed at Kim Jong-un that could’ve easily come straight from Regina George’s RAZR 3.

Aside from Democratic triumphs at home and Trumpian treachery abroad, a lot happened this week. The Paradise Papers made waves, revealing more Trump-Russia ties. Special Counsel Robert Mueller made moves, interviewing Stephen Miller and closing in on Michael Flynn. Republicans and right-wing propaganda disgustingly made rejecting pedophilia a partisan issue, defending the depraved Roy Moore…”

Trump’s disastrous trip to Asia article from The Week. –
http://theweek.com/articles/730047/trumps-disastrous-trip-asia

As usual, Trump’s incorrigible ineptitude provided comic relief on his latest failed foreign policy excursion.

Robert Reich: The Trump Tax Plan Is Downright Unpatriotic article from Alternet. –
https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/robert-reich-trump-tax-plan-downright-unpatriotic

More on the fraud that is Trump’s tax reform scam and the many reasons we need to fight against it.

Trump’s trade policies backfire, leave U.S. more isolated article from Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. –
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trumps-trade-policies-backfire-leave-us-more-isolated

Trump’s impotence on foreign trade and foreign policy is isolating the U.S.

Trump Court Pick Forgot To Mention He’s Married To A White House Lawyer article from The Huffington Post. –
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-judicial-nominees-not-qualified_us_5a049b07e4b0f76b05c429e2

Yet another oversight on one of the many miscreants Trump selected for a lifetime judgeship:

“One of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees didn’t tell the Senate about a major conflict of interest in his bid to become a lifetime federal judge: his wife is chief of staff to White House counsel Don McGahn, who oversees the president’s judicial nominations.

As first reported by The New York Times, Brett Talley, a nominee to an Alabama district court seat, did not disclose in his questionnaire to the Senate Judiciary Committee that he’s married to Ann Donaldson, McGahn’s top aide.

The questionnaire specifically asks Talley, 36, to identify family members who are “likely to present potential conflicts of interest.” He did not identify his wife.

Neither Talley nor the White House returned a request for comment…”

Wikileaks Wanted To Publish Trump’s Tax Returns To Hide Collusion With Trump And Russia article from PoliticusUSA. –
http://www.politicususa.com/2017/11/13/wikileaks-wanted-publish-trumps-tax-returns-impartial-attacking-clinton.html

Donnie Jr. colluded with Wikileaks before the 2016 election, leaving a smoking gun that could end Trump’s failed presidency.

Everybody Owns Trump: But With Vladimir Putin, It’s Special article from Alternet. –
https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/vladimir-putin-owns-donald-trump

On our dimwitted dip shit’s changing tunes over Russian interference after meeting with Putin during his latest foreign follies in Asia.

Trump begged Vietnam to buy US military equipment because he needed ‘quick wins’: report article from The Raw Story. –
https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/trump-begged-vietnam-to-buy-us-military-equipment-because-he-needed-quick-wins-report/

Trump won’t be able to achieve any ‘wins’ because he’s too ignorant and corrupt – and ruling by illegal edict doesn’t count.

One Year Later: The Political Cancer Metastasizes article from Alternet. –
https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/trump-cancer-one-year-later

The damage incurred after our demented delusionist was ‘elected’:

“Exactly one day short of one year after the election of Donald Trump, the fog finally seemed to lift and the skies brightened. On Tuesday, voters rejected Trumpism in New Jersey and in Virginia, where establishment Republican Ed Gillespie embraced Trump’s racism and nativism, indicating how deeply the president’s poison has penetrated even the precincts of the party that should be vigorously in opposition to it.

In Maine, voters approved an expansion of Medicaid that their right-wing governor had rejected several times. In Washington state, Democrats won the upper house of the legislature. Meanwhile, GOP members of Congress are deserting the ship, one by one. As Steve Bannon marshals his “alt-right” forces to defeat mainstream Republicans, his primary candidates may be so far off the political spectrum next year that they could derail the Republicans’ Senate hopes. Across the board, Democratic prospects in 2018 look promising, if the Democrats don’t manage to screw things up, which is a very big if.

And yet, before anyone gets too sanguine, consider where we are. There will come a time, no doubt, when professional historians look back on these times and assess what happened to America, and I don’t think the assessment will be pretty. They will think of it as a period of national derangement, a time when America lost its bearings.

One year ago, Donald Trump, through the vicissitudes of our bizarre electoral system, beat Hillary Clinton, and one year ago I wrote a valedictory to the America I had known and loved, quoting lines from W.H. Auden’s September 1, 1939, in which he described the cataclysm of Hitler’s armies marching into Poland and launching World War II. America had flirted with disaster in the past, but we prided ourselves on not having succumbed to it, save with the Civil War. Somehow alleged good sense and solid institutions kept us from going over the precipice. Somehow…”

Trump, the Least Popular President Ever, Doesn’t Believe His Low Approval Ratings article from Newsweek on Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-least-popular-president-ever-144024336.html

Once in a while life is good in Trump’s land of delusion, regardless of truth and fact…

Paul Krugman: The GOP Could Create a Plutocracy That Lasts a Generation article from Alternet. –
https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/paul-krugman-gop-could-create-plutocracy-lasts-generation

More on the lasting damage that could be done if Trump’s fraudulent tax reform scam comes to pass.

The Clown Goes Abroad article from Common Dreams. –
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/11/14/clown-goes-abroad

Eugene Robinson on what happens when a very big nation is led by a very small man…

Is the Trump administration afflicted with ‘Moscow memory’? article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/14/trump-administration-moscow-memory

No it’s not, it’s just full of liars and criminals:

“For so many people who are close to Donald Trump, Russia is the Bermuda Triangle of their memory.

Conversations and meetings seem to pass through this mysterious quadrant of their brains and simply disappear. Even when the wreckage is found on some server or other, they profess ignorance, confusion or innocence. And sometimes all three at once.

On Tuesday the synapses inside the skull of attorney general Jeff Sessions magically reconnected around a March 2016 campaign meeting in which he heard Trump’s point man on Russian policy discuss how the candidate could get together with one Vladimir Putin.

This is kind of awkward since Sessions had sworn, like the honorable southern gentleman that he is, that there were no absolutely no such contacts with the Russians, no siree…”

Senate committee questions Trump’s nuclear authority article from PoliticusUSA. –
http://www.politicususa.com/2017/11/14/senate-committee-questions-trumps-nuclear-authority.html

Because having a mentally deranged psychopath with an itchy trigger finger on the nuclear buttons could easily prove disastrous.

Trump Lies 9 Times a Day on Average Lately article from Alternet. –
https://www.alternet.org/election-2016/trump-lies-9-times-day-average-lately

And that number keeps rising as Trump lies the vast majority of the time about virtually everything…

Here’s a look back at President Trump’s gaffes during his five-stop tour through Asia article from The New York Daily News. –
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/back-president-trump-gaffes-asia-article-1.3634321

Once again someone should have kept a leash on our nefarious narcissist during his most recent foreign follies to Asia.

President Trump has made 1,628 false or misleading claims over 298 days article from The Washington Post. –
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/11/14/president-trump-has-made-1628-false-or-misleading-claims-over-298-days/

Which speaks volumes as to why our ‘president’ is illegitimate and has no mandate:

“For some reason, our year-long project analyzing, categorizing and tracking every false or misleading claim by President Trump had seemed like quite a burden in the past month. Well, the numbers are in and now we know why: In the past 35 days, Trump has averaged an astonishing nine claims a day.

The total now stands at 1,628 claims in 298 days, or an average of 5.5 claims a day. That puts the president on track to reach 1,999 claims by the end of his first year in office, though he obviously would easily exceed 2,000 if he maintained the pace of the past month. (Our full interactive graphic can be found here.)

As regular readers know, the president has a tendency to repeat himself — often. There are now at least 50 claims that he has repeated three or more times.

Trump’s most repeated claim, uttered 60 times, was some variation of the statement that the Affordable Care Act is dying and “essentially dead.” The Congressional Budget Office has said that the Obamacare exchanges, despite well-documented issues, are not imploding and are expected to remain stable for the foreseeable future. Indeed, healthy enrollment for the coming year has surprised health-care experts…”

Donald Trump Is Thirsty for Respect article from The Atlantic. –
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/11/donald-trump-is-thirsty-for-among-other-things-respect/546047/

Given our Hitler-aspiring wannabe dictator’s elementary words and profoundly corrupt deeds – as well as a multitude of other things – he may end up dying of thirst…

Trump’s Tax Cut Scam Is Crashing And Burning Right Before Our Very Eyes article from PoliticusUSA. –
http://www.politicususa.com/2017/11/15/trumps-tax-cut-scam-crashing-burning-eyes.html

The more we learn about Trump’s fraudulent tax reform the more obvious it becomes that it is nothing but a scam designed to enrich his owners.

WATCH: 16 Women Tell Their Heartbreaking Stories of Sexual Assault by Trump article from Alternet. –
https://www.alternet.org/media/watch-16-women-tell-their-heartbreaking-stories-sexual-assault-trump

Our pussy-grabbing predator president’s past is once again coming back to haunt him.

This is one of the saddest aspects of the Trump candidacy and presidency article from The Raw Story. –
https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/this-is-one-of-the-saddest-aspects-of-the-trump-candidacy-and-presidency/

The fact that Trump is only in office to enrich himself and his family while screwing everyone else over is going to cost Trump dearly:

“Looking back at the last tumultuous year, to me, one of the saddest aspects of the Trump candidacy and presidency is that both in part were built from one of the basest of human impulses: revenge.

We’re taught that ideally, the desire to run for office should reflect a commitment to public service. And we know that the reality is far too often otherwise, running to slake a thirst for power and money that overpowers the greater good.

Yet to seek elected office for revenge, to use it to get back at someone or inflict harm on them or anyone associated with them seems in some ways even worse; shabby, petty and immoral.

Examine the roots of the Trump campaign and you see two men eager to use position to take revenge, to get even for insults, imagined or sometimes real, and to lash out at perceived conspiracies against them:…”

The Backlash Is Coming article from Slate. –
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/interrogation/2017/11/rebecca_traister_on_the_coming_backlash_to_this_sexual_harassment_moment.html

Trump – who won’t speak out about Roy Moore for obvious reasons – and a lot of other sexual predators will soon be facing a day of reckoning.

Donald Trump’s ‘pathological’ presidency could doom America – or inspire us to save ourselves: historian article from The Raw Story. –
https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/donald-trumps-pathological-presidency-could-doom-america-or-inspire-us-to-save-ourselves-historian/

Having the most corrupt president and administration in U.S. history and how we react to it will determine whether or not we survive.

WHEN HAS TRUMP BEEN ACCUSED OF RAPE OR ATTEMPTED RAPE? ALLEGATIONS INCLUDE A CHILD, HIS WIFE AND A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE article from Newsweek. –
http://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-rape-sexual-assault-minor-wife-business-victims-roy-moore-713531

A reminder of our deviant pussy-grabbing predatory president’s past and more reasons he has no business being in the White House.

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