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October 2016: James Comey Friend
Benjamin Wittes Discusses “The
Insurance Policy” Against Trump…

Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance

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Posted By:earlybird, 2/9/2018 9:10:38 AM

Researchers will share the value of pausing, going back, and looking upon previous information with new insight gained from current discoveries. In hindsight there are many contexts that shape a new understanding. Fired FBI Director James Comey ran a corrupt and heavily political organization. He himself helped to shape the politics of it. (Snip) Three days after the FBI secured the FISA “Title-1” surveillance authority over former Trump campaign official Carter Page (using the Clinton-Steele Dossier), Benjamin Wittes wrote a column in his blog titled: “What if Trump Wins” – “We need an insurance Policy“.

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Remember references to the “Insurance Policy” from the Strzok-Page texts?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/9/2018 9:33:46 AM     (No. 11538433)

Read Wittes’s article. A stunning example of Democrat hubris, and Democrat pomposity. “We know better than those peasants.”

For purposes of this discussion, I’m going to make the perhaps radical assumption that Trump’s words seriously reflect the things he means to do. Trump is, to be sure, part clown and part showman, and I hope never to learn exactly what percentage of his words represents either clownsmanship or showmanship and what percentage reflects his real policy aspirations. In all candor, I suspect the man himself actually does not know the answer, so vaporous is his grasp of real policy matters.

I have the oddest feeling that Wittes may be a short man, a little guy, swept away by his friendship with big, tall, and to him powerful, Jim Comey. This little article in New York Magazine reveals what I suspected: A flaming Lib from Oberlin College, not a lawyer (although he has a blog called Lawfare) and very much in love with himself and his glibness. And his closeness to the powerful. In this case, Jim Comey. Very revealing.

In his own way Wittes is another Strzok and Page. Fascinated with the notion that HE could have the power to change history! Imagine!

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/07/benjamin-wittes-lawfare-blog-trump.html

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/9/2018 9:42:30 AM     (No. 11538447)

We are under attack by filthy islamofascist terrorist pigs, and we are under attack by filthy government agents and lawyers and judges.
Shades of Ruby Ridge! Shades of Waco!

How did all of this come together? Is it the aging out of a representative democracy?
Is sedition a natural condition to such a society and government?
Or have Crooked Coward Comey, Herr Mueller, and Barack Obola all together done this to us?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/9/2018 10:01:30 AM     (No. 11538471)

I think, #2, why a lot of this is happening and has gone on for so long is because the so-called MSM are in the pockets of the left. Nothing the lefties do or say is EVER attacked as those on the right are. The medias nitwit followers believe everything put out by them and ergo...democrats good and care. Republicans evil and only care about their rich friends.

Been going on for decades in the media and the useless education establishment.

Brainwashing, pure and simple.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: happywarrior, 2/9/2018 11:00:53 AM     (No. 11538556)

Please be sure to read the Treehouse comments about his uber-liberal wife Tamara Cofman Wittes, who worked in Killary´s State Dept. from 2009-2012.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pros7767, 2/9/2018 12:09:08 PM     (No. 11538644)

Proud to be a pitch fork populist.

These people´s heads must have EXPLODED on election night. No wonder Hilary couldn´t appear on election night. She really believed there was NO way this could happen.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dvc, 2/9/2018 12:12:53 PM     (No. 11538649)

Very important commentary, by Sundance, and also by Wittes. This hows just exactly how completely desperate that these people are to stop Trump from being elected, and if that fails, to stop him from doing any of the things that got him elected. They are terrified that Trump could succeed.

It is critical to link to the two Wittes commentaries published before the election, as he was formulating and then planning to execute the plans to oppose Trump in every possible way with a cabal of leftists and their faux conservative, NeverTrumper allies. Think George Will, George Bush, smarmy little Billyboy Crystal, and more like them).

The two commentaries are this one:
https://www.lawfareblog.com/coalition-all-democratic-forces-part-iii-what-if-trump-wins

and this one:

https://www.lawfareblog.com/coalition-all-democratic-forces-part-i-political-focus-whats-truly-important

Well worth the reading time to grasp how the raving lunatic Dems and the fake conservative NeverTrumpers (Wittes friends) will work together to try to stymie all that Trump tries to accomplish. Wittes even singles out the important, beneficial "Muslim ban" (which it never was) for special efforts to prevent.

These Washington extreme leftist thugs, and their faux conservative NeverTrump allies, all are really very dangerous to our country. I really hope that a bunch of them can be put in prison for what they have illegally done. Many of them have been already removed from positions of power, which will help stop this group from harming the country as easily.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: daisymay, 2/9/2018 12:47:53 PM     (No. 11538680)

Worth reading the Link to "Courts" and how Wittes plans to do to utilize them to stop Trump´s agenda. He plans to file suite in all kinds of courts, he doesn´t care if he thinks those suits can be won. He only cares that it will stall The President´s agenda. So far it´s working!

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