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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 185

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:

Today’s misadventures of America’s worst-ever popular vote losing president begins with a majority of people believing that he hasn’t accomplished much of anything during his first 10 months in office – despite his lies that he has, the list of scandals fueling Trump’s failed presidency are growing exponentially, the potentially lasting damage of Trump’s failed presidency and the consequences it brings, enrollment for Obamacare is breaking records despite Trump’s lies about it being finished – though the long-term effects of his pernicious actions by edict remain to be seen, the minority of minions that ‘elected’ our lackluster lame duck president on the premise that he would bring back coal jobs are feeling severely disappointed, on the malevolent, profound corruption and ignorance that is our nefarious narcissist’s new normal, one year after the 2016 elections Trump is – and always will be – an illegitimate president, lasting resistance to Trump is on the rise, Trump’s politics have been thoroughly repudiated and much more.

Poll: 65 Percent of Americans Say Trump Hasn’t Accomplished Much article from Slate. –
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/11/05/poll_reveals_65_percent_of_americans_think_trump_hasn_t_accomplished_much.html

The majority of people surveyed don’t believe our national embarrassment has accomplished much of anything despite his lies that he has.

Trump continues to degrade the presidency – and there’s no quick fix coming article from Salon. –
https://www.salon.com/2017/11/06/trump-continues-to-degrade-the-presidency-and-theres-no-quick-fix-coming/

If our political system weren’t so corrupt our national embarrassment would have been removed from office long ago.

Opinion: As Snake Continues To Slither, Loyalty To Trump Will Wither article from PoliticusUSA. –
http://www.politicususa.com/2017/11/05/opinion-snake-continues-slither-loyalty-trump-wither.html

On the karma due to our illegitimate, popular vote losing president whose entire fortune is built on chicanery and illegality.

13 Trump Allies and Counting Busted in Explosive ‘Paradise Papers’ Leak article from Alternet. –
https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/13-trump-allies-and-counting-busted-explosive-paradise-papers-leak

Another week another scandal for our dimwitted dip shit that will prove costly:

“The U.S.-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the publishers of the high-profile Panama Papers leaks, published another database — The Paradise Papers — on Sunday revealing offshore of “some of the world’s most powerful people and companies.”

The Paradise Papers include around 13.4 million leaked documents, including nearly 7 million loan agreements, financial statements, emails, trust deeds and other paperwork from the Bermuda law firm Appleby Group Services Ltd. Appleby was named offshore firm of the year by Legal 500 UK in 2015. The law firms branches are in Bermuda, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Mauritius and the Seychelles, and it has a presence in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

“The Paradise Papers reveal offshore interests and activities of more than 120 politicians and world leaders, including Queen Elizabeth II whose private estate indirectly invested in a rent-to-own loan company accused of predatory tactics. At least 13 allies, major donors and Cabinet members of U.S. President Donald Trump appear, including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s interests in a shipping company that makes millions from an energy firm whose owners include Russian President Vladimir Putin’s son-in-law and a sanctioned Russian tycoon,” the press release by ICIJ summarized.

Democrat Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said Ross had misled Congress and the Americans by concealing his ongoing stake in the company, Navigator…”

President Trump Committed Another Impeachable Offense on Friday article from Slate. –
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2017/11/president_trump_committed_another_impeachable_offense_on_friday.html

Trump keeps stacking charges of impeachment up, this time by asking the FBI and the DOJ to investigate Hillary Clinton’s non-existent scandals to deflect attention away from his.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 177

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 lame duck popular vote losing president with yet more proof that he has major issues with telling the truth as his lies about immigrants continue imploding, still catering to the minority of morons that support him instead of the overwhelming majority who oppose him and everything the GOP is busily trying to do, a closer look at the Trump’s idiocracy and his lacking mental capacities, America’s most corrupt president can’t understand why bribing foreign officials is illegal as he tries to blackmail Congress into paying for his duplicitous border wall, when your impotent leader is a sexual predator, case for impeaching the ignorant numb nut we call president for obstructing justice meticulously laid out, it appears that staffers in the White House really are running an adult day care center for their minority-elect leader – who continues providing us with facts confirming that he is indeed the perfect argument for birth control and so much more.

INTERNAL EMAILS SHOW ICE AGENTS STRUGGLING TO SUBSTANTIATE TRUMP’S LIES ABOUT IMMIGRANTS article from The Intercept. –
https://theintercept.com/2017/10/04/ice-raids-trump-immigration-deportation/

America’s worst-ever president lied – surprise, surprise – about all immigrants being hardcore criminals as in fact, very few are but that hasn’t stopped Trump’s racist crackdown on people whose skin is a different color.

Donald Trump’s Sabotage of Obamacare Is Reaching Baroque New Levels article from Slate. –
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/10/06/donald_trump_is_sabotaging_obamacare_from_every_direction.html

If you can’t pass your own fraudulent version of ‘health care’ destroy one that’s already in place while screwing over the majority of your constituents.

Why President Trump Values Being Unpredictable article from TIME. –
http://time.com/4972396/why-president-trump-values-being-unpredictable/

Being unpredictable serves as the perfect distraction from all his crimes and his failed presidency.

Trump is the most powerless president in American history article from Salon. –
https://www.salon.com/2017/10/07/the-most-powerless-president-in-american-history/

Abusing the power of his office allows our national embarrassment to believe he’s important while his list of broken promises continue piling up:

“Let’s begin with the war in Afghanistan — because it’s a war, and American soldiers are dying over there; because according to the Congressional Research Service, it costs the American taxpayer $3.9 million to keep one American soldier over there for one year; because according to the Cost of War Project at Brown University, our presence in Afghanistan has cost us $2 trillion over 16 years. Think of it. Two trillion dollars. That would have provided 38 years of funding for the Department of Education, 36 years of funding for the State Department, and 148 years of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which covers 9 million underprivileged children, the funding for which Congress just let lapse. By any measure you can think of, we have spent a staggering amount of money over the 16 years we have been there. Which is at least part of the reason Donald J. Trump, as a private citizen and as a candidate for president, repeatedly said he wanted to get us out of Afghanistan.

Back in 2013, Trump went on what we would now call a tweet storm over the war in Afghanistan, perhaps road-testing what would become his policy of putting “America first.” “We should leave Afghanistan immediately. No more wasted lives. If we have to go back in, we go in hard & quick. Rebuild the US first,” he tweeted. Later, he tweeted: “Let’s get out of Afghanistan. Our troops are being killed by the Afghanis we train and we waste billions there. Nonsense! Rebuild the USA.”

Two years later, as a candidate for president in October of 2015, Trump told CNN’s New Day program: “We made a terrible mistake getting involved there in the first place. We had real brilliant thinkers that didn’t know what the hell they were doing. And it’s a mess. It’s a mess. And at this point, you probably have to (stay) because that thing will collapse about two seconds after they leave. Just as I said that Iraq was going to collapse after we leave.”

Two more years have passed, and Trump is now the president of the United States, and what did he do back in mid-August? Did he announce a new trillion-dollar infrastructure plan that would “rebuild the USA” with projects to repair roads and bridges and put “world class” airports where we now have “third world” airports? No, what he did was announce that he would be sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan in a kind of mini-surge, adding to the approximately 8,400 we already have over there. He announced the troop increase in order to accomplish “obliterating ISIS, crushing al-Qaida, preventing the Taliban from taking over Afghanistan and stopping mass terror attacks against America before they emerge,” goals pretty much indistinguishable from those of his predecessors, Presidents Obama and Bush, whose Afghanistan policies he was criticizing in his tweets and statements on the campaign trail last year…”

The Enormous Emotional Toll of Trumpism article from The Daily Beast. –
https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-enormous-emotional-toll-of-trumpism

The fact that Trump is not now nor will he ever be presidential, let alone legitimate, extolls a heavy emotional price on America and the rest of the world.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 176

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:

Today’s misadventures of our minority-elect president begin with an overwhelming majority blasting his tardy, irresponsible response to Puerto Rico’s hurricane crisis – despite his self-absorbed lies that he and his administration get an A+ over how they handled it, Trump’s Russia scandal is growing more interesting with each passing day, insight into the multiple deferments used by Trump to avoid having to serve and his cowardice of bullying those that do, a look at the incredible corruption of an illegitimate, minority-elect president and the deviants that work for him, how our fake president’s war on fake news is actually a war on reality – which is starkly different from his delusional version of reality in his alternate universe, once again our impotent idiot tries to turn a crisis into being all about him, Trump is a textbook racist, the moron in the White House can’t handle the fact that one of his own actually called him a moron, it could take years to undo the damage done to this country by our popular vote losing psychopath in the White House and much more.

AP-NORC Poll: Low marks for Trump’s Puerto Rico response article from The AP on Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/ap-norc-poll-few-approve-trumps-puerto-rico-100129728–politics.html

Despite our national embarrassment’s egregious claims that his administration handled the Puerto Rico disaster splendidly, the truth about his racist, disastrous response reveals that the delusions in his alternate reality are beyond belief…

With No Muslims to Blame, Trump the Twitter Troll Has Gone Eerily Silent About the Las Vegas Murderer article from Alternet. –
https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/trolls-silent-las-vegas-massacre

Our Twitter tyrants unusual sympathies and ‘warm condolences’ contradict our racist popular vote losing pig’s usual bluster – had it not been a white man who killed all those people in Vegas he would have been singing a much different tune.

Trump On Pins and Needles As More Bad Russia News Is Coming article from PoliticusUSA. –
http://www.politicususa.com/2017/10/03/trump-pins-needles-bad-russia-news-coming.html

Our lackluster lame duck president’s Russia scandal – primarily over the ample evidence of obstruction of Justice coupled with all the lies he told about not doing business with Russia – is about to ensure Trump’s compete implosion.

Nixon Lawyer: Donald Trump Abused Pardon Power When He Freed Joe Arpaio article from Time on Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/nixon-lawyer-donald-trump-abused-151511604.html

Our gift that keeps on giving has no regard for Law or seperation of powers and will eventually dig himself a hole he won’t be able to climb out of:

“During the last two days of his embattled presidency, Richard Nixon made a rare principled decision. With the Watergate special prosecutor and congressional impeachment proceedings closing in, he rejected last-minute requests for pardons from his two former top aides, the men who could most damagingly testify against him. Unfortunately, while dust is settling on Donald Trump’s pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, its message suggests a much cruder view of the pardon power, and sets a dangerous precedent for the months to come.

Most pardons attract little attention. Over the course of a presidency, typical presidents, with the advice of the Department of Justice, pardon or commute the sentences of hundreds of people who have moved beyond their crimes, and long after all investigations have ended. Sometimes, presidents issue pardons to try to help the nation move past bitter divisions, such Gerald Ford’s pardon of Nixon and Jimmy Carter’s general pardon of Vietnam draft dodgers. And occasionally, presidents issue pardons to friends, relatives, or supporters, and even at the request of a foreign government, such as Bill Clinton’s controversial pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich.

But never has a president embroiled in scandal used the pardon power to protect himself. Nixon’s refusal provides useful history. On March 1, 1974, a federal grand jury indicted former chief of staff H.R. Haldeman, former chief domestic advisor John Ehrlichman, and five other aides for criminal conspiracy stemming from the Watergate cover-up. The president was exposed as well. To be sure, the Department of Justice took the position that a president cannot be indicted while in office. But the grand jury named Nixon as an unindicted co-conspirator. And before Ford pardoned him, he risked future prosecution.

On August 7, Haldeman and Ehrlichman, employing different channels, approached the White House and asked for pardons. They did not need to point out that the risk of prison time makes people more likely to testify. Yet Nixon rejected their request. The next day, he announced his resignation and submitted himself to fate. Gerald Ford later pardoned Nixon on September 8, 1974. Haldeman and Ehrlichman each served 18 months in prison. Neither ever fully testified under oath; their accounts of the Watergate cover-up are found only in their White House recordings, and Nixon’s secret tapes…”

Trump forgets to bring human empathy with him to Puerto Rico article from Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. –
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trump-forgets-bring-human-empathy-him-puerto-rico

Empathy is something America’s worst-ever president is incapable of feeling, and as with his other visits to hurricane stricken locales, he did nothing to see the actual damage inflicted, opting instead to present another staged photo op to try and make himself look good while failing miserably…

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 165

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:

Today’s misadventures of our minority-elect president begin with his evolving Russia scandal which – in addition to epitomizing how profoundly corrupt, greedy and ignorant his fraudulent empire is – is going to eventually cost him his illegitimate presidency, plugging his own merchandise during his Texas trip, being called out on an old tweet from our dimwitted dip shit about Obama acting presidential while standing in a puddle is soooo apropos, Trump starts pushing his tax cut scam while perpetrating his Hurricane Harvey hero scam, Trump can’t even handle a crisis without showing how much of a failure he is and a lot more.

Trump’s Shadowy Moscow Deal: Could This Be the Key That Unlocks the Whole Russia Scandal? article from Truthout. –
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/41761-trump-s-shadowy-moscow-deal-could-this-be-the-key-that-unlocks-the-whole-russia-scandal

The more we find out about Trump’s Russia scandal, the more illegitimate his presidency looks.

Son Says Media Coverage of President Would Drive Anyone to Suicide article from Newsweek on Yahoo! News. –
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/donald-trump-apos-son-says-111140666.html

Sadly, Trump brings on all the negative coverage himself… if he quit acting like the perfect argument for birth control and started acting presidential – and representing everyone, not just the minority that elected him – coverage would be better.

Donald Trump Keeps Plugging His Own Merchandise During Hurricane Harvey article from The Huffington Post. –
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/melania-flotus-hat_us_59a59e1ce4b084581a1395a1

Always trying to make a buck while exploiting millions shamelessly… quite the humanitarian.

Trump’s Business Dealings Come Back to Haunt Him article from The Atlantic. –
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/08/trumps-business-gets-him-in-trouble/538341/

Lying about his failed attempt to start a development in Moscow while running for President epitomizes the profound corruption, greed and ignorance or our lackluster lame duck leader:

“Donald Trump the man has always been indistinguishable from Donald Trump the business, and since winning the election last November, both have been indistinguishable from Donald Trump the president.

That creates a range of problems, from the legal to the ethical to the logistical. In the latest instance, the porous boundary between Trump’s business and political lives is a new front in the investigation into his ties to Russia. Even as Trump was running for president in 2015, the Trump Organization was continuing a years-long effort to build a tower in Moscow.

Central to the effort were Felix Sater, a colorful Russian figure who had worked with Trump on Trump Soho, a debacle of a development in New York City, in addition to having done shadowy work for the U.S. government and having mob ties and a history of securities fraud; and his childhood friend Michael Cohen, a Trump attorney and hanger-on.

“I know how to play this and we will get it done,” Sater wrote to Cohen in November 2015, in an email reported by The New York Times. “Buddy our boy can become President of the USA and we can engineer it. I will get all of Putins team to buy in on this.”…”

Against Trump, Republicans Are All Talk and No Action article from The Nation. –
https://www.thenation.com/article/against-trump-republicans-are-all-talk-and-no-action/

Our Hitler-aspiring wannabe dictator’s GOP brown shirts talk tough but remain complicit in aiding and abetting his duplicitous ass.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 164

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 popular vote losing president with yet more evidence that he truly is profoundly ignorant, Trump’s growing Russia scandal will soon consume him entirely, our gift that keeps on giving is digging himself a bigger hole he won’t be able to slither out of as it becomes obvious that he is not now nor will he ever be presidential, an overwhelming majority of people are beginning to realize that Trump has some serious mental issues going on, calls for Trump’s impeachment are growing louder and more popular and much more.

Trump finding new ways to bungle the tax-reform fight article from Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. –
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trump-finding-new-ways-bungle-the-tax-reform-fight

Speaking and acting without thinking is proving costly to our dimwitted dip shit.

Trump pardons former Sheriff Joe Arpaio article from The Hill. –
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/348061-trump-pardons-arpaio

Trump’s pardon of Arpaio could prove controversial for him, primarily because it’s politically motivated as Arpaio exemplifies what happens when law enforcement breaks the law.

Trump Companies Earn Millions While Bankrupting Secret Service article from Truthout. –
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/41711-trump-companies-earn-millions-while-bankrupting-secret-service

The growing list of Trump’s conflicts of interest – like raking in millions as a sitting president while bankrupting U.S. taxpayers that pay to protect his sorry ass – deserves closer scrutinization.

The Latest Explosive Developments in the Russia Probe Might Have Sealed Trump’s Fate article from Alternet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/latest-explosive-developments-russia-probe-might-have-sealed-trumps-fate

Trump’s Russia scandal will end up consuming him:

“It’s been another wild ride this week with President Trump holding one of his serious teleprompter speeches announcing that he has a secret plan to win in Afghanistan that he can’t tell us anything about, and then turning around to hold a raucous campaign rally in Phoenix reminding the world that he’s really an undisciplined narcissist. More than one pundit observed that Trump is more clever than he seems with his crazed behavior, because as long as he’s giving succor to Nazis and neo-Confederate racists nobody’s talking about the Russia investigation.

That’s giving Trump way too much credit. He is an impulsive person who has shown no sign that he’s that strategic about anything. And even if his frantic efforts this week were attempts at misdirection, it was to no avail. There have been quite a few developments in the Russia story, none of which are good news for the president.

The first big revelation was in the blockbuster New York Times story on Tuesday about Trump’s deteriorating relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Trump has been tweeting his disappointment with McConnell for some time, so it was no big secret that he is unhappy with him over the health care vote. But apparently the two men had an angry confrontation over the phone on Aug. 9, in which Trump cursed at the majority leader over his inability or unwillingness to “protect” Trump from being investigated over Russia.

Trump doesn’t seem to understand that the Congress is an equal branch of government, endowed with oversight responsibilities. But if there was ever any chance that congressional Republicans could provide cover it went out the window when Trump fired the FBI director and then reassured the Russian ambassador the next day in an unpublicized meeting in the Oval Office that he’d relieved the “pressure” by doing it. Everything in his behavior since then, including his incessant whining about Jeff Sessions’ recusal from the probe as a personal betrayal, has made it more impossible…”

What pardoning Arpaio would mean to the worst people in government article from The Week. –
http://theweek.com/articles/720157/what-pardoning-arpaio-mean-worst-people-government

Our gift that keeps on giving just keeps digging himself a deeper hole he won’t be able to slither out of…

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