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This Comey Article Illustrates the Insanity of The Left At This Point in Time

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posted on May, 11 2017 @ 01:31 AM
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I ran across this article reading through real clear politics and man oh man, is it a good one. Not for the reasons the author would like, but as an illustration into just how crazy the left has become. They're deranged, unhinged, and not capable of rational thought anymore. I'm going to break this article down and explain the contradictions, hypocrisies, and what not. So here it goes, the article starts:



Who can sincerely believe that President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey for any reason other than to thwart an investigation of serious crimes? Which crimes—and how serious—we can only guess.

It strains credulity to believe that comey could be fired for ANY reason other than russia? This doesn't just question the official story, but all stories of the reasons of his firing, unless it is because of criminal activity with russia. Yet it interestingly admits that there has been no evidence of such activity (otherwise we would know which crimes were committed). We're asked to assume crimes must have been committed because trump fired comey.

Honestly this really epitomizes the lefts response to everything trump. Here they've been excoriating comey for 6 months and yet, the only reason trump could fire him is because he must have been close to.... something!

Next the article says:


The suggestion that Comey was fired to punish him for overzealously mishandling the Clinton email investigation appears laughable: Just this morning, Trump’s social media director Dan Scavino gleefully proposed to release video of Hillary Clinton’s concession call in order to hurt and humiliate her—and top Trump aide Kellyanne Conway laughed along with him.


Trump didn't claim he fired comey because he hurt clintons feelings. He claimed he fired comey for mishandling the clinton email case. Does anyone, left or right, believe comey did NOT mishandle the email case? Contrary to the authors thinking, it is quite possible to laugh at hillary and fire comey for playing fast and loose with a case and politicizing the FBI.

Next:


No, this appears to be an attack on the integrity—not just of law enforcement—but of our defense against a foreign cyberattack on the processes of American democracy

Now wait a minute, before there were criminal charges imminent but now it was just an intelligence gathering investigation?



The FBI was investigating the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russian espionage. Trump’s firing of Comey is an apparent attempt to shut that investigation down.

Wait, were they investigating collusion or espionage? Either way, the idea that firing comey would shut down the investigation is laughable. Does the FBI drop all of their cases everytime a director change happens? Of course not. But even worse for this theory is that mccabe (a dem) is now acting director. If the plan was to shut down the russian investigation, trump is incompetent. Not only because of mccabe, but because there are investigations happening in the house and senate as well.



Whether that exactly counts as a confession of wrongdoing is a question that still deserves some withholding of judgment. Trump is impulsive and arrogant. His narcissistic ego needs to believe he won a great electoral victory by his own exertions, not that he was tipped into office by a lucky foreign espionage operation. He could well resent the search for truth, even without being particularly guilty of anything heinously bad. But we all now must take seriously the heightened possibility of guilt, either personal or on the part of people near him—and of guilt of some of the very worst imaginable crimes in the political lexicon.


Wow, firing one guy (who both sides have said needs to go) is now probable to be an admission of guilt... to crimes we don't know about... in an investigation where we're not entirely what the point is... Ok. May I proffer another explaination, it's almost russia related, so I'll do it anyway. Trump wanted the russia investigation to happen in the shadows, like an investigation should. Yet comey kept it in the limelight, like he did with another political case, the clinton email case. Yet comey wouldn't come out and say what he personally said to trump "he's not the subject of the investigation". This would be quite infuriating, imo. But anyway there are a number of non-sinister reasons to fire comey and dems have been calling them out for months.



Now comes the hour of testing. Will the American system resist? Or will it be suborned?

Testing what exactly? Also, is that 'resist' a dog whistle?



The question has to be asked searchingly of the Republican members of Congress: Will you allow a president of your party to attack the integrity of the FBI? You impeached Bill Clinton for lying about sex. Will you now condone and protect a Republican administration lying about espionage?

There it is, impeachment, the ultimate goal! How did we get here? Suddenly the integrity of the FBI has been attacked? By removing the guy that both sides had lost confidence in? But maybe more importantly, how is the president or his administration lying about espionage?????????? I mean, so far this author isn't even sure what the subject of the investigation is (is it trump campaign or is it russia) nor whether any crimes have been committed (remember, we just have to use our imaginations).



The question has to be asked of every Trump law-enforcement appointee: In 1973, Elliot Richardson resigned rather than fire the investigator of presidential wrongdoing. Why are you still on your job? Where are your resignations?

Rather than taking the fact of no resignations as a positive sign that maybe there isn't wrongdoing here, rather just a president doing what needed to be done, the author is baffled. Trump fired someone, that's not watergate. Nixon fired the special prosecutor AND eliminated his position so it couldn't be refilled. But further, there was actual evidence that nixon was personally involved in watergate at the point in time when he fired the special prosecutor! There has been no evidence that trump was involved in any way other than hiring and firing a few people with questionable ties.



he question has to be asked of every national-security official: It’s a lot more probable today than it was yesterday that the chain of command is compromised and beholden in some way to a hostile foreign power.

Wait, was there some sort of evidence presented? Nope. Just innuendo about firing a guy who everyone wanted fired. Hell, even the crowd at the colbert report cheered when they heard that comey had been fired. Too much whiplash from switching outrage like it's a coin. But more importantly, comey wasn't doing the investigating. Comey is a director, not an agent or investigator.



If you know more of the truth than the rest of us, why are you keeping it secret? Your oath is to the Constitution, not the person of this compromised president.

First, it's been just over 24 hours and there have been a few leaks, but nothing confirming what this author wants to hear.
Second, that's not even a coherent sentence: "...the person of this compromised president." The author is literally so overwhelmed they have become unable to form sentences. God help this man.

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edit on 11-5-2017 by Dfairlite because: (no reason given)




posted on May, 11 2017 @ 01:31 AM
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The question has to be asked of all the rest of us: Perhaps the worst fears for the integrity of the U.S. government and U.S. institutions are being fulfilled.

If anything this firing should be shoring up faith in the FBI, as the director had lost the confidence of both sides, right? Yet somehow it is the realization that our institutions are failing??



If this firing stands—and if Trump dares to announce a pliable replacement—the rule of law begins to shake and break.

Is this a plea to undo it? I mean, at this point doesn't the president have to fill the hole? Does the author seriously think that it would restore confidence in US institutions if Trump said: JK guys, comey have your job back! That would be even more worrisome to most people than it would be to keep moving on, wouldn't it? Or maybe the author wants trump to eliminate the position? Like the real watergate!



The law will answer to the president, not the president to the law.

Well, as comey said today, the law makes it clear a president can fire an FBI director at any time, for any reason or even no reason.



Will you accept that?

What? Will who accept what? Will the reader accept what? The author has offered no questions or solutions, just complaints, freak outs, and conspiracies. At this point the author is so incoherent they're not even sure of what they wrote it seems.
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posted on May, 11 2017 @ 01:57 AM
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a reply to: Dfairlite

So... Everything is cool, then? Setting another new bar for what's alright?

Yeah... Nothing to see here. Just firing an FBI director for doing something he praised months ago right when he's investigating his personal swamp...

But that's none of my business.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 02:08 AM
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So true, every point you make. The contradictions in the so called "logic" of this article are so overwhelming, that it seems it might just be literary lesson in "contradictions" Just like examples you might see in a college essay on "contradictions and how to illustrate them".

It's all because a lefty Trump bandwagon hater wrote the piece, and lefty Trump hater bandwagon riders have so much nutty baggage upstairs already, and in the excitement to clarify their feelings about a thousand anti Trump points of interest, they end up leading sane thinking readers somewhere between Neptune's moons, and the Oort cloud. AND STRANDED THERE.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 04:28 AM
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a reply to: Dfairlite

Do you care more about your country or your political party?



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 06:52 AM
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originally posted by: Leonidas
a reply to: Dfairlite

Do you care more about your country or your political party?


Do you have any proof that Trump did anything wrong with Russia?



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 07:03 AM
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a reply to: network dude

Well I guess we know where you stand on the question of Country vs. Party.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 07:11 AM
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a reply to: Dfairlite

If Trump thought Comey had enough evidence against Clinton to convict her, he could have indicted her four months ago. He did not. Why not? Witnesses claim that Comey asked for more resources for the Russia investigation two weeks ago, and now he has been fired with no preamble. Coincidence?

Trump governs by confusion. Whenever an issue comes to the fore, he does something irrational to distract from it. Now the issue is whether a President can fire the . of the FBI arbitrarily. Yes, arbitrarily. Trump praised Comey's handling of the Clinton affair back in October, and he has presented no evidence of a decline in morale at the FBI. The firing was completely arbitrary, hence, controversial. And now no-one notices we are sending more troops to Afghanistan.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 07:28 AM
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a reply to: Dfairlite

Nice delusion you got going on here. Even Republicans are concerned with the timing of this firing. I can't believe you are willingly sticking your . in the sand over this. This thread shows that Trump supporters will go to any lengths to defend that bozo.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 07:34 AM
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originally posted by: Leonidas
a reply to: network dude

Well I guess we know where you stand on the question of Country vs. Party.


So you would rather hang Trump based on no proof? Sounds like you are the one blinded by partisan hate. If he did something wrong, then let the wheels of justice run over him, but if this is just a witch hunt, well, I'll keep my pitchfork in the shed for now.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 08:32 AM
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a reply to: Dfairlite

The left has become so silly and backwards that I don't even listen to them anymore. I might as well talk to my dog and wait gornit to speak words back to me.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 08:58 AM
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Just another piece of emotional propaganda sure to stew leftist feelings into the typical witches brew of irrationality, anger, and violence.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 09:39 AM
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The left is not bad, the far left has gone nuts. There are a lot of good Democrats out there and they are being convinced they have to join in the chaotic behavior of the far left. The saying "you are either with us or against us" is something radical people say, this does not have to be.

The far left wants everyone to hate Russia. We can get along with Russia, we do not have to hate Russians. We can get along with North Koreans, but not until kim is gone. He is one of those radical leaders who is brainwashing his people. We can all get along, the people running the far left seem to be acting too priviledged, they think their way is the only way, they ignore the rights of others. They are radicals, we cannot have radicals like that in charge of this country. We need people in charge who respect the sovereignty of other countries.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 10:10 AM
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a reply to: Dfairlite
I think that the saddest part of this thread is that people actually need this sort of breakdown of the illogical ramblings of left-wing writers in order for them to see it--this is the crux of the problem with the voting public at this point.

Good thread.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 10:27 AM
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All it takes to know Trump is guilty of something he doesn't want made public is simply watching his actions and words.

Now, whether that something is collusion with Russia or something else, who knows.

My advice is to let go of all the rhetoric you've been fed and stop looking at things through a MAGA lens. Trump became wealthy through hustling people, and to think he's being honest with you now when it really matters is the height of stupidity.

Or, believe the government when it tells you what you're supposed to think. Because that's always worked out so well before.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 11:48 AM
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The far left wants everyone to hate Russia


The far left is in the employ of Russia, as is the far left. Russia is using America's political extremes to erode the foundations of its democracy. This is what gave us President Trump, who does not even attempt to pretend that his actions are constitutional.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 11:48 AM
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originally posted by: underwerks
All it takes to know Trump is guilty of something he doesn't want made public is simply watching his actions and words.

Now, whether that something is collusion with Russia or something else, who knows.

My advice is to let go of all the rhetoric you've been fed and stop looking at things through a MAGA lens. Trump became wealthy through hustling people, and to think he's being honest with you now when it really matters is the height of stupidity.

Or, believe the government when it tells you what you're supposed to think. Because that's always worked out so well before.


List the things Trump has done to date that warrant arrest. All you really need is one with some proof and we can get the impeachment underway and pave the way to remove him. But, if all you have are tears and what if's, you aren't going to impress anyone. It makes you look like just another crybaby. That isn't a good look.

I honestly get that lefties don't like him. But unless he breaks the law, he is and will be the president. Bring a candidate who isn't a criminal next time and perhaps you guys can do a bit better.



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 11:50 AM
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originally posted by: DJW001
a reply to: rickymouse


The far left wants everyone to hate Russia


The far left is in the employ of Russia, as is the far left. Russia is using America's political extremes to erode the foundations of its democracy. This is what gave us President Trump, who does not even attempt to pretend that his actions are constitutional.

What has Trump done that was against the Consitution?



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 12:00 PM
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originally posted by: underwerks
All it takes to know Trump is guilty of something he doesn't want made public is simply watching his actions and words.

Like this?
Trump has now fired 3 high-profile federal officials who were investigating him and his associates



posted on May, 11 2017 @ 12:15 PM
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originally posted by: Abysha
a reply to: Dfairlite

So... Everything is cool, then? Setting another new bar for what's alright?

Yeah... Nothing to see here. Just firing an FBI director for doing something he praised months ago right when he's investigating his personal swamp...

But that's none of my business.


Mountain of evidence against Hillary et al? Case closed, recommends no charges.

No evidence of Russian collusion dating back to July 2015? Lets keep investigating.



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