Saturday, August 17, 2019

Will the coming Big Smear target OBAMA?

For the past few days, I've been warning that a Big Smear is coming. I predict that the FBI will discover "evidence" (planted, but persuasive) that Bill Clinton was part of the Epstein operation.

But what if there's another target? What if the Trumpers also plan to destroy Barack Obama?

What worries me is this:
President Donald Trump said Thursday he is still reviewing a possible commutation of disgraced former Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s prison term on federal corruption charges despite opposition from Illinois congressional Republicans.
Why the hell would Trump even consider such an act? Helping Blago can't possibly please Trump's base. Showing mercy to Democrats ain't Trump's style.

As long time readers know, I was not an Obama fan during the 2008 campaign. Initially, he had my support -- but then I did a little more digging into his history. One of the things that turned me around was the work of Evelyn Pringle (here and here).

I give you the opening paragraph from the first of the above-cited articles:
US Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald does not make a habit of destroying pubic officials by listing them in indictments for no reason and the only two political candidates identified as receiving campaign money from Operation Board Games kickback schemes are Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and the US Senator from Illinois, Barack Obama.
Like it or not, Obama was and is vulnerable. There's plenty of evidence that he was corrupt during his Chicago years.

Republicans refused to use this material in 2008 and 2012, but Trump loves to play filthy. Blago got lots of kickbacks and pay-offs throughout his career -- including a strange contribution from some goombahs in Vegas with Italian names. Pringle's work demonstrates that whenever Mr. B got money, Mr. O got money too. Yes, the money came in the form of campaign contributions, and yes, the amounts were not huge. But the people who coughed up that dough tended to be...noteworthy.

Allow me to republish some words published more than a decade ago...
Senate Bill 1332.

Remember that number. Bring it up anytime someone asks why you have the crazy idea that Barack Obama is corrupt.

Senate Bill 1332 was Obama's baby. The legislation -- completely unneeded, from the standpoint of the public -- reduced the state's hospital board from 15 to 9, and insured that the corrupt governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, would control the board which controlled a huge pile of public funds.

The corrupt members appointed included three doctors who contributed to Obama.
There's much more. I suppose that Obama's minor-league corruption seems trivial when compared to Trump's outlandish criminality. But if Blago were to walk out of prison and spill all the beans, Obama's reputation -- and the reputation of the Democratic party -- would take a major hit.

Is Trump planning to use Blago as a weapon against the Dems? I believe so. C'mon, think about it: Does Donald Trump have any other motive for helping Rod Blagojevich?

That's why I'm overjoyed to see Elizabeth Warren closing in on Joe Biden. Warren is not directly tied to any previous presidency. And she can't be Me Tooed. 


Stephen Morgan said...

I saw a story about Epstein having a portrait of Bill Clinton in a red dress and high heels. Maybe it will be Clinton.

gadfly said...

The frothy Republican hierarchy continues to accuse DOJ and Pete Strzok of ugly conspiracies. Apparently Pete was confronted about his lack of interest in the theory that the Chinese had latched onto Hillary's 30,000 emails in 2016. It turns out that that Hillary's IT guy illegally copied said emails to a fake gmail account but Strzok's disinterest in the Chinese is unforgivable.

Tiro said...

Evelyn Pringle? Psychiatry-hating, Pizzagate-promoting Scientologist Evelyn Pringle? Sheesh.

Alessandro Machi said...

In 2016 Hillary Clinton's Moderate Base drifted to Trump as she became more Progressive because of Sanders stance on several issues.
If Warren rises and Biden falls, why can't the same thing happen, with Biden's Moderate base going to Trump?

Anonymous said...

Evelyn Pringle may promote Pizzagate, but I have found no evidence that she is a Scientologist. I listen to her podcast, and it seems quite evident that she is a fundamentalist (homophobic) Christian. Even though she's batty as a fruitcake, I keep listening for the same reason I will continue to visit this blog, amongst others. While it is 99% dross, there is usually a nugget of info worth looking into.

The accusation of Scientology against Pringle seems to be related only to the fact that she is anti-psychiatry. Well speaking as an atheist, who happened to have been an RN for twenty plus years, in 3 countries, I would say, if you don't take issue with the psychiatric industry, you need your head examined. I would point you first and foremost to the "Mad In America" blog for a little education on the matter. I have personally seen, and read of too many ruined lives, including that of a dear friend, to blithely and blindly accept the authority of Psychiatry, the only branch of medicine that has precious little scientific method behind it. I have seen the way the Old Boy Network has operated in psychiatry and continues to operate, and it is terrifying. Today even toddlers are not safe. Children as young as 18 months are now being prescribed anti-psychotic meds, and there is nothing to stop GPs (not just psychiatrists) in most States prescribing them. The NYT reported on this years ago, but as usual...crickets. Now, the eTENS Monarch device has just been approved for convenient in-home electroshock "treatment" for the utterly dubious diagnosis of ADHD, to children as young as 7. Forget that kids are drinking Red Bull and Pepsi and eating/drinking sugar and other stimulants continuously, all while passively consuming computer and tv garbage, ad nauseam. Let's push barely tested "medical" products on unsuspecting "consumers" as usual, to cure their "disease." And they call Epstein a child molester.

I will not absolve Psychology either. If Guantanamo taught us anything, which is a huge assumption at this point, it is that we are on the brink of a new level of politicization of behavioural and neuroscience that Stalin could have only fantasized. You might want to look up the "digital pill," of which the ironically named Abilify is the first example. If the implications of these new technologies don't give you pause for thought, you might already be using them. But then I'm probably just an anti-Clinton-Putin-hugger, so you can just ignore this.

And I'm sure everyone knows someone who's been on anti-depressants for years, and absolutely *depends* on them. Color me cynical, but you might want to think about that. Not to mention (because it's unprofitable) the link between anti-depressants and the opioid epidemic. The SSRIs, which suppress the effectiveness of analgesics threefold, require heavier and more frequent pain management for the post-war epidemic of auto-immune disorders. Ka-ching, ka-ching. Dr Do-little's Push-Me-Pull-You Medicine Mules strike keep the carnival rolling.