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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Lewis skipped Bush inaugural too, said he was not president


It's a free country, and the nineteen (and counting) members of Congress who are planning to boycott President-elect Trump's inauguration are certainly within their rights. So even is Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., who said over the weekend that Trump's election (or his presidency) is "illegitimate."

That doesn't make his comment true or honorable or helpful to the nation's well-being, but he is free to say it.

Reps. Lewis, Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and the other inaugural boycotters are certainly not alone in finding Trump uniquely awful. They are not alone in believing the president-elect has gone out of his way to offend people. Probably they also recognize that, in the safe districts they all represent, an inaugural boycott might even be a political winner.

But this is also part of a pattern. Lewis and Lee, along with some other Democratic lawmakers at the time, also boycotted to make a point when President George W. Bush was inaugurated in 2001. The Washington Post reported at the time that Lewis "thought it would be hypocritical to attend Bush's swearing-in because he doesn't believe Bush is the true elected president."

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National Art Museum goes full liberal with “F*CK WHITE PEOPLE” display

Subtle… not. The National Art Museum in Cape Town has gotten straight to the crux of the matter. They’ve eschewed real art for brash racist sentiment. The exhibit is unamazingly entitled: “F*ck White People.” And… it was a white guy who did it. Talk about self-loathing. Dean Hutton, the um, artist, seems to have identity issues here. He claims his exhibition will open white people’s eyes to indoctrination. No… but it will open their eyes to your lack of talent, originality and moronitude.

Dr. Pieter Groenewald of the Freedom Front Plus had this to say after noting the unfortunate timing of such a piece of crap: “In times where racial relations are extremely sensitive, and where people who are guilty of making racist comments are severely punished by courts, the exhibition is short-sighted, and it is experienced by many people as inflammatory,” he said. That is an understatement. Hope the museum is insured. Greenwald called for the exhibit to be removed.

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Edward Snowden reacts to Chelsea Manning commutation

Edward Snowden, who famously leaked classified information from inside the National Security Agency, on Tuesday celebrated President Obama's commutation of Chelsea Manning's prison sentence.

"In five more months, you will be free," Snowden tweeted. "Thank you for what you did for everyone, Chelsea. Stay strong a while longer!"

In January, Snowden tweeted: "Mr. President, if you grant only one act of clemency as you exit the White House, please: free Chelsea Manning. You alone can save her life."

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Judge BRUTALLY destroys liberal communist Rosie O’Donnell [VIDEO]

The Judge was on a roll last night. Seriously. She slapped Rosie O’Donnell up one side and down the other. It was simply rapturous. She’s definitely right, Rosie is no brain trust and I doubt she even knows what martial law entails. Not that those pesky details will stop her from continuing to call for it to stop Donald Trump. She also wants him impeached, arrested and probably boiled in oil. None of which are going to happen. The woman is having a psychotic break. Hollywood can’t deal with the fact that Trump won and Clinton lost. Too freaking bad.

I was heartened that Pirro called Hollywood elitists what they really are… communists. Nice and long overdue. Obama was Hollywood’s Marxist president… Trump is the common man’s president. These leftists are howling like banshees because they know that Trump is going to get busy undoing all the evil crap Obama has subjected America to. Think vampire and holy water. Guess who is which.

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Cops detail why teen kidnapped as newborn questioned her identity

WALTERBORO, S.C. -- A South Carolina teen kidnapped as a newborn first began to question her identity when she started looking for a job, and prospective employers told her her birth documents were fake, police say.

Kamiyah Mobley met her birth parents on Saturday at the police department in Walterboro, the South Carolina city where she was raised under a false name, multiple media outlets reported. Walterboro is 50 miles west of Charleston. Mobley was only eight hours old in 1998 when she was taken from a Jacksonville, Florida, hospital by a woman posing as a nurse.

“We’re not sure of what details she knew or how much she knew or how much she was told,” said Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said Monday, according to CBS affiliate WJAX. “But we believe that there was a conversation at some point with some explanation about why her birth documents were fraudulent.” 

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Big baby democrat has nasty words for Trump, then begs people for money

Talk about self-serving. Trump got into it this last week with civil rights icon, communist and all-around asshat John Lewis. Lewis called Trump an illegitimate president and says he cheated because of Russia and James Comey. It’s bull crap and I don’t blame Trump for responding the way he did. He nailed Lewis: “Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and falling apart (not to mention crime infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results. All talk, talk, talk – no action or results. Sad!” Exactly right… Lewis is a typical progressive Marxist who has kept the people in his district suppressed with liberal policies. He’s had thirty years to help those that vote for him and the only person he has helped is himself.

So, what does a corruptocrat do when he’s called on the carpet? Lewis quoted how horribly he was treated while marching with Martin Luther King Jr. And then he asked people for money. SMH. Instead of shredding one of their own for fund raising for himself instead of helping his constituents, leftists attached Trump online for attacking their hero John Lewis. In fact, a number of Democrats are vowing to not go to Trump’s Inauguration over it. No big freaking loss if you ask me. What’s a few less communists?

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Obama Fills Federal Jobs With Friends & Cronies In Last Weeks

During the final weeks of his presidency, President Obama worked briskly to fill almost 100 federal government positions prior to the January 20 inauguration.

According to Mark Knoller of CBS, since the start of 2017, 72 positions have been filled and another 17 have been submitted for Senate confirmation.

Then on Monday, Obama announced that he had appointed an additional 27 people to government positions and two additional appointments that require Senate confirmation.

Some of the appointments include several White House official positions that will remain to serve the next president, Donald Trump.

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Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren goes after Trump and team of ‘bigots’

I take Elizabeth Warren very lightly. And rest assured Donald Trump takes her even more lightly than I do. But, believe it or not Liberals take this fake Indian very seriously which is another reason why Hillary lost the election.

NY Post reports Donald Trump’s election has propelled Sen. Elizabeth Warren into an even sharper partisan spotlight as she embraces her role as a top Democratic foil to the Republican president-elect.

In just the past few weeks, Warren has penned a scathing 16-page critique of Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos; grilled his pick for housing secretary, Ben Carson; co-sponsored legislation requiring the president and vice president to disclose and divest any potential financial conflicts of interest; and signed onto legislation to block the creation of a federal religious registry.

The Massachusetts Democrat is leaning on every lever of power she has — from her fundraising prowess to her social media accounts — to position herself as a leading voice of a party in political exile.

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While DC cops’ bodycams will be off at Trump inaugural, ACLU is helping protesters monitor police

Police in Washington, D.C., might have their hands full this week.

First of all, it’s against the law for them to have their body cameras on while they’re just monitoring the throng of protesters expected at the inauguration of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, WRC-TV reported — that is, unless something happens in the crowd that requires a police response.

On top of that, the American Civil Liberties Union is trying to help protesters keep tabs on police behavior. The agency is touting a new app — Mobile Justice — that lets citizens report on police in real time if they believe cops are violating others’ constitutional rights, WRC reported.

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They’re Better Than You

Be honest. You know the people in Hollywood are better than you are. I’d be willing to bet Leonardo DiCaprio has slept with way more Victoria’s Secret models than you have, and Natalie Portman has a much more impressive stock portfolio. You fly coach? Gross. You think George Clooney flies coach? Or even first class? Private, baby. And that makes actors better AND smarter than you are.

That’s why people who hear the word “no” only when it’s in a script or their agent is yelling it at a studio head until they add another zero to your check are qualified to tell you how to live. You don’t like it? Tough. It’s science…or something.

When was the last time Meryl Streep wasn’t able to get a table at any restaurant, no matter how popular, on a whim? She doesn’t wait. You wait, like a sucker. That clearly qualifies her to dictate how you should vote. In fact, she’s so successful she should dictate how you live. After all, you aren’t worth $75 million like she is, so she’s clearly much better at living than you are.

Hugh Laurie is painfully better than you are. He won a Golden Globe for “House” and “The Night Manager.” How many have you won? That’s what I thought.

He played an arms dealer with a tall, smoking hot, blonde model girlfriend and kissed her so believably that a bunch of foreign entertainment “journalists” voted to give him a statue. So he’s clearly better than you are. Do you honestly think you could kiss an attractive woman in a believable way? Neither does he, which is why this Brit should have a say over our governance.

And Brad Pitt? Even the wives who dumped him are better than you are, so clearly he is as well.

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'Cops as pigs' painting permanently removed from Capitol


A controversial painting depicting police officers as pigs has been permanently removed from the Capitol complex.

The office of Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., — a former sheriff who officially appealed to the Architect of the Capitol that the painting be removed — confirmed to the Washington Examiner that it was taken down for good on Tuesday.

The painting, done by a black Missouri teenager, was one of hundreds of winners of the Congressional Art Competition. Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., hung it in the tunnel leading from the Cannon building to the Capitol complex.

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Del. School District Using Food Truck To Feed Students On Days Off From School

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware school district is using a food truck to help make sure students have enough to eat on days they aren’t in class.

The News Journal reports the Capital School District’s truck will hit the street for the first time on Monday. In a trial run that’s intended to gauge interest, the truck will make stops at two housing developments, offering a soup and sandwich meal.

Students will be out of school Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. District officials hope the truck will help fill a gap left by the Food Bank of Delaware cutting its free lunch programs in the Dover area.

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Somerset County Judicial Appointment

Fills Vacancy on the Circuit Court for Somerset County

ANNAPOLIS, MD –
Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Judge Paula Price to the Circuit Court of Somerset County. The governor made the appointment after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commission for Somerset County.

“After conducting a thorough vetting process, I am confident that Judge Price is the most qualified candidate to fill the vacancy on the Circuit Court for Somerset County,” said Governor Hogan. “Judge Price has an exceptional and extensive legal background, and has exhibited integrity and a strong commitment to justice. I offer her my sincere congratulations and best wishes.”

Judge Paula A. Price is currently a judge for the District Court of Somerset County where she has served since 2009. Prior to her appointment, Judge Price worked as a solo practitioner with a general practice focusing on civil litigation. Judge Price’s career began in 1992, as an associate with the Salisbury firm of Adkins, Potts & Smethurst. In 1999, she left to start her own firm. Judge Price received her bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

SoulCycle riders in California warned they are at risk of catching meningitis

Members of a SoulCycle were told they could have been exposed to meningitis after a healthy father who frequently attended classes died from the bacterial infection.

Marriage and family therapist Sevin Philips, 48, of San Rafael, California, passed away unexpectedly on January 7 after he was infected with meningococcal meningitis.

The father-of-one visited the trendy spinning studio in Larkspur, California, a few days before his death.

Health officials are now investigating, and notified nearly 200 riders on Friday that they were at risk of contracting the infection as a result.

SoulCycle employees were also advised to do a 'deep clean' of their fitness suites in a bid to eradicate any risks.

But the company - which is popular with A-list celebrities - insisted he was not infected during a class.

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Fenwick Island Announces New Town Manager

FENWICK ISLAND – After a nearly six-month search, Fenwick Island officials have hired a new town manager.

Municipal officials announced Thursday that Teresa “Terry” Tieman, currently the town manager in Harrington, Del., had been chosen as the next Fenwick Island town manager. The position has been vacant since former town manager Merritt Burke left Fenwick in July.

“We’re really excited,” Mayor Gene Langan said. “We’re happy to welcome her to the Fenwick Island family.”

Tieman has spent the past five years as the town manager in Harrington. Prior to that, she worked for the City of Dover. She will begin working for the Town of Fenwick Jan. 23.

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Trooper and Montgomery County Police Officer Struck

Type of Incident: Troopers and Montgomery County Police Officer Struck

Date and Time: January 17, 2017 11:43 a.m.

Location: Ramp from westbound West Montgomery Avenue to southbound Interstate 270 , Rockville, MD

Vehicle(s):

Vehicle 1: 2013 Chevrolet Cruze

Vehicle 2: 2016 Ford Explorer, marked Maryland State Police patrol vehicle

Driver/passengers(s)/pedestrian:

Driver Vehicle #1 Jeffrey Allen Newberger, 34, New Freedom, Pennsylvania

Driver Vehicle #2 Senior Trooper Joseph Ekani, assigned to the Maryland State Police Rockville Barrack

Passenger Vehicle #2 Trooper Brian Reilly, assigned to the Maryland State Police Rockville Barrack

Pedestrian: Montgomery County Police Officer

Narrative:
A veteran Montgomery County Police Department officer was stopped with a disabled motorist in a Toyota Corolla who was stuck on a curb at the Maryland Route 28 exit to proceed south on Interstate I-270. At this time, Senior Trooper Ekani and his trainee, Trooper Brian Reilly, stopped to assist the Montgomery County officer. Senior Trooper Ekani and Trooper Reilly stopped their marked patrol vehicle parallel to the curb, with all emergency equipment activated.

The Montgomery County police officer walked up to Senior Trooper Ekani’s driver side window to brief him on the situation. While the officer was talking to Senior Trooper Ekani, a Chevrolet Cruz came around the bend and struck Senior Trooper Ekani’s marked patrol vehicle in the rear. This collision caused the Montgomery County police officer to be thrown from the side of the patrol car and onto the pavement. The Montgomery County police officer was transported to Suburban Hospital for treatment. Senior Trooper Ekani and Trooper Reilly were transported to Shady Grove Hospital.

Newberger was charged by Maryland State Police with negligent driving and failure to control speed to avoid a collision. He refused medical treatment at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

Crisis Warnings Sound as EU Gears Up For New Migrant Wave

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Tens of thousands of people seeking better lives are expected to trek across deserts and board unseaworthy boats in war-torn Libya this year in a desperate effort to reach European shores by way of Italy.

More than 181,000 people, most so-called “economic migrants” with little chance of being allowed to stay in Europe, attempted to cross the central Mediterranean last year from Libya, Africa’s nearest stretch of coast to Italy. About 4,500 died or disappeared.

Hundreds already have taken to the sea this month, braving the winter weather. In the latest reminder of the journey’s perils, more than 100 people were missing off Libya’s coast over the weekend after a migrant boat sunk.

Some European leaders are warning of a fresh migration crisis when sea waters warm again and more people choose to put their lives in the hands of smugglers.

“Come next spring, the number of people crossing over the Mediterranean will reach record levels,” Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, whose country holds the European Union’s presidency, predicted. “The choice is trying to do something now, or meeting urgently in April, May … and try to do a deal then.”

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WaPo savages Trump after he grants interview, called 'hellish'

President-elect Trump granted the Washington Post an interview Saturday to talk up his goal of replacing Obamacare and cutting taxes.

His reward on Monday: One Post columnist predicted a "hellish" four years for the media under Trump, and another column suggested that Trump is to blame for the fallout of Rep. John Lewis calling him an illegitimate president.

Trump won front page coverage for his interview promise of "insurance for everybody," his pledge to push drug companies to cut prices, and plan to cut corporate and individual taxes.

But elsewhere he was mocked in the paper that has pledged to expand its Trump-watching team.

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Seeds of Secession

I have said here a number of times, Buddhism teaches that nothing ever happens at random. Nothing just occurs out of the blue, all by itself. A series of causes and conditions leads up to it. Everything is governed by this. Rain doesn’t just fall. A series of causes and conditions leads up to it, many of which have nothing to do with water by appearance to the human eye. Everything is caused by other things happening. Nothing happens at random.

Now, the Democrats currently think that this presidential election is some random event that just happened without causes and conditions leading up to it. They also think some external factor—Russia—created something from nothing. That being, the random event of losing the election. Even if Russia was a factor, what causes and conditions led up to Russia getting involved? Would it not be the fact the Democrats have continually provoked them? But the Democrats have not proven this because the truth is much more obvious. In fact, the Democrats themselves were the primary cause that they lost the election and they put into motion the causes and conditions that led up to it.

What we need to understand is that we live in a country divided into two distinctly different cultures, if you will. I call these Middle America and Coastal America. We saw this manifest as the electoral colleges handing the win to Trump. But to understand this dynamic, we need to first define these two cultures. Coastal America is predominantly the West and East Coast and the massive populations they have, which represent the slight majority population of the United States. These are, though not all of them, liberals to one degree or another. Middle America represents land mass, that being, they occupy most of the states between the two coasts. They represent often conservative populations. The electoral win represents the win of Middle America over Coastal America in this election.

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Merkel Spokeswoman Quits Over 'Open Door' Policy; Claims 'Political Will' Behind Illegal Migration

A senior German lawmaker who speaks for the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on human rights and humanitarian aid hasresigned from the party, citing Angela Merkel’s “open door” immigration policy and efforts to marginalise conservatives.

Erika Steinbach, a representative of Frankfurt am Main who has been a party member for over forty years, had to ask herself some searching questions: “Would I vote CDU at the moment? No. Would I join the CDU today? No. I can only draw the honest conclusion of quitting the CDU,” she told Die Welt.

Germany has had to absorb some 1.2m migrants since the Chancellor declared there was “no limit” to the number of asylum seekers the country could receive. Frank-Jürgen Weise, head of the German Federal Office for Migration, hoped the new arrivals would bolster the German labour force, but only 34,000 have found work so far, while around 975,000 are receiving benefits.

80 per cent arrive with no documents, and thousands have been let in despite presenting papers known to be forged. Steinbach believes the authorities are actively aiding and abetting large-scale illegal immigration.

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Water-Main Break Leaves Dozens Without Water in Ocean Pines

A water main broke late Tuesday morning at the intersection of St. Martins Lane and Ocean Parkway, leaving many homes without running water.

The Worcester County Water and Wastewater Division is on scene now working to repair the break. County officials tell the Ocean Pines Association, the repair could take hours.

It's unclear what caused the main break.

The 70 Nations That Will Meet In Paris On January 15th Are Going To Publicly Commit To Dividing The Land Of Israel

A draft of the summary statement that will be released at the conclusion of the 70 nation conference in Paris on Sunday has been leaked. As you will see below, this communique is going to call for the division of the land of Israel, for the establishment of a Palestinian state, for the 1967 borders to serve as the basis for final negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and for the condemnation of any officials that refuse to support a two state solution. Of course this comes on the heels of UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which many believe represented America’s greatest betrayal of Israel. Israeli government officials are publicly warning that there is a possibility that the principles agreed upon at this conference may form the basis for another Security Council resolution before January 20th, and this is something that we should all be watching for very closely.

Haaretz exclusively obtained a copy of a draft of the summary statement that will be released following the conference on Sunday, and you can read it for yourselfright here. Reportedly, there was a major meeting of diplomats last Friday, and the latest draft reflects feedback that was received from those diplomats during that meeting…

Last Friday, there was a meeting of senior diplomats from the dozens of Western and Arab countries that will attend the conference. The French delegate, Pierre Vimont, presented them with the first draft of the conference’s summary communiqué and asked for comments.

According to Western diplomats, Vimont said France wants to reach a consensus among the participating states on a balanced statement that would stress the centrality of the two-state solution to the international community, but would take this month’s transfer of presidential power in the United States into account.

In many ways, the document very closely tracks the language of UN Security Council Resolution 2334. Here are some of the things that really stood out to me in the draft…

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NOI 1/15/17 Wicomico Dwelling Fire Springhill Lane

NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION

Date:  January 15, 2017
Time:  8:23 p.m.
Location / Address:  9093 Springhill Lane, Salisbury, Wicomico Co.
Type of Incident:  Fire
Description of Structure / Property:  One story wood frame single family dwelling
Owner / Occupants:  Christine Braughler       
Injuries or Deaths:  None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure:  $100,000                      Contents: $10,000.
Smoke Alarm Status:  Present, not activated
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  n/a
Arrests(s):  None
Primary Responding Fire Department:  Hebron
# of Alarms:  1     # Of Firefighters:  25
Time to Control: 40 minutes
Discovered By:  Occupant
Area of Origin:  Utility room
Preliminary Cause:  Under Investigation
Additional Information:  Anyone with information is asked to call the Salisbury Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at (410) 713-3780

Water-Main Break In Ocean Pines

Woman, Berlin Working Toward Settlement Over Police Confrontation

BERLIN – Settlement discussions continue between the Town of Berlin and the local woman confronted by a police officer at Henry Park.

The attorney representing Ronshell Shockley, the woman threatened with arrest for sitting on top of a picnic table at Henry Park, says settlement discussions have been extended to the end of the month.

“I am optimistic that if each side is prepared to compromise we can make a deal,” said Luke Rommel, Shockley’s attorney. “It would certainly be beneficial to all involved to avoid a multi-year federal litigation process.”

The potential lawsuit stems from a June 30 incident at Henry Park that occurred as Shockley and her husband were watching their son’s basketball game. She was sitting on top of a picnic table when she was approached by Lt. Jeffrey Lawson of the Berlin Police Department. He told her she was sitting on the bench wrong and when her husband questioned the officer’s behavior, they were told to leave or be arrested.

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Will The CIA Assassinate Trump? Ron Paul Warns Of "More Powerful, Shadow Government"

It isn’t just that Donald Trump routinely thumbs his nose at the establishment, insults media figures he sees as unfair and bucks conventional wisdom.

It is that President-elect Trump is defying the will of the deep state, military industrial complex base of ultimate power in the United States. That is why he is treading dangerous waters, and risks the fate of JFK.

Trump publicly dissed the intelligence community assessments on Russian hacking; they retaliated with a made up dossier about thealleged Trump-Putin ‘golden shower’ episode.

While it may be a silly falsehood, it may also be serving as a final warning that they get to script reality, not him.

Perhaps they want Trump to feel blackmailed and controlled by alluding to fake dirt, while reminding him of the real dirt they hold on his activities (whatever it may be).

Insulting the credibility of the intelligence community in a public way – as the man elected to the highest office in the land – is liable to ruffle a few feathers, and it could provoke a serious response.

Trump knows the power of the people he is taunting, but he may not be aware of where the line is between play in political rhetoric and actually irritating and setting off those who control policy.

There is plenty of Trump misbehavior that can be simply written off, or trivialized, but cutting into the war and statecraft narrative of the shadow government steering this deep state is a deviation too far.

It is one thing to play captain, but another to imagine that you steer the ship. They are happy for Trump to take all the prestige and privileges of the office; but not for him to cut into the big business of foreign conflict, the undercurrent of all American affairs, the dealings in death, drugs, oil and weapons, and the control of people through a manipulation of these affairs.

If President Trump takes his rogue populism too far, he will suffer the wrath of the same people who took out Kennedy… there are some things that are not tolerated by those who are really in charge.

And now leaders in the Senate are warning President-elect Trump about the stupidity of going against the national-security establishment.

As Jacob G. Hornberger warns:

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Report: Protesters to Disrupt Trump Inauguration; Plan Blockades, Property Damage

Large groups of left-wing protesters will try to sabotage Donald Trump’s inauguration by creating blockades and destroying public property, according to recent reports.

On the day of the inauguration, which will take place Friday, 20th January, protesters are planning to create a series of human blockades across Washington D.C., where participants will protest against a variety of Trump’s proposed policies, from immigration reform to climate change.

The principal organiser of the protests is a group known as #DisruptJ20, who are already advertising for people to join them in a “bold mobilization against the inauguration of Donald Trump.”

“We call on all people of good conscience to join in disrupting the ceremonies. If Trump is to be inaugurated at all, let it happen behind closed doors, showing the true face of the security state Trump will preside over. It must be made clear to the whole world that the vast majority of people in the United States do not support his presidency or consent to his rule,” the group states on the website.

Some of the #DisruptJ20’s planned “events” for the inauguration day include an Anti-Capitalist and Anti-Fascist Bloc, Quockblockade Parade Queer Resistance, Climate Convergence, as well as an Occupy Inauguration.

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"They Are The Opposition Party" - Trump May Evict Press From The White House

Update: in the aftermath of the report, the following exchange took place between Crains Detroit published, Ron Fournier, Trump spokesman, Sean Spicer, and NBC's Chuck Todd:
WH press corps: Should @Reince & @seanspicer move you guys out of WH, boycott WH briefings

Spend that time digging, sourcing, watchdoging
No. Lots of ways to expand access without evicting media from West Wing. You're against media access, https://twitter.com/seanspicer/status/820661205526343680 
@ron_fournier @seanspicer realize symbolic message moving press out of people's house will send around the world to authoritarian regimes
@ron_fournier @seanspicer realize symbolic message moving press out of people's house will send around the world to authoritarian regimes
@ron_fournier @seanspicer you can both expand access and keep the powerful symbol of freedom it sends to have press in WH
No. Lots of ways to expand access without evicting media from West Wing. You're against media access, https://twitter.com/seanspicer/status/820661205526343680 
@ron_fournier @seanspicer and keeping the press there only adds to POTUS moral authority overseas
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Earlier:

The simmering cold, if heating up with every passing day, war between Trump and the press may be about to turn conventional, with the occasional chance of an ICBM.