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Progressives Face a Bleak Post-Mueller Landscape

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Posted By: Toledo, 5/9/2019 5:42:07 AM

Democrats have grown infuriated by Attorney General William Barr´s indifference to their hysteria over the Trump-Russia collusion narrative. Barr recently released a brief summary of special counsel Robert Mueller´s conclusions that Donald Trump did not collude with the Russians to warp the 2016 election. Barr added that Mueller had not found enough evidence to recommend that Trump be indicted for obstruction of justice for the non-crime of collusion.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: M2 5/9/2019 6:44:49 AM (No. 59275)
Much like a kettle of water coming to a boil, Americans are starting to see the true face of the Democrat Party and their vitriolic, poisonous ideology. Even like-minded people don’t like seeing themselves mirrored by the Democrat Party. It’s not a pleasant reflection.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365 5/9/2019 6:45:33 AM (No. 59277)
FTA: “Did Mueller argue that the possible crimes of John Brennan, James Clapper, James Comey, Andrew McCabe and other former government officials -- lying to federal investigators, perjury, obstruction of justice, deceiving the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, planting an informant into a political campaign, unmasking and leaking the identities of individuals under surveillance -- were only peripheral to his investigation?

Not really. After all, Mueller indicted Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort, George Papadopoulos, Roger Stone and others for crimes that had nothing to do with collusion and were far less serious than the improper behavior of top Obama administration bureaucrats.”

Yet Dems and their media boot licks want us to believe that if Trump wasn’t President, he would have been charged with obstructing a non-crime. Meanwhile, the coup leaders, because they committed crimes for a Democrat presidential candidate, are above all laws.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pepper Tree 5/9/2019 6:59:00 AM (No. 59294)
I know leftists who were giddy in the certainty that Trump was going to be impeached, removed from office and soon wind up in jail. These days a more sour-faced bunch hasn’t been seen since Hitler’s bunker days.
They are instructed by the media to hate Trump and they do without a moment of thought or skepticism. How do you suggest to a guy with a post grad degree in English that he should re-read Orwell’s 1984 slowly and think about the “minute of hate” on Winston Smith’s TV every day?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Krause 5/9/2019 7:05:48 AM (No. 59291)
Holder is the ideal AG to the democrats. The whole party is corrupt....they show this everyday.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: cThree 5/9/2019 7:09:59 AM (No. 59274)
Excellent, concise and razor sharp, as always from Victor Davis Hanson.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: udanja99 5/9/2019 7:38:35 AM (No. 59276)
Now that the judicial committee has voted to declare Barr in contempt of congress (though the whole House has not voted on it yet - maybe it will fail because there are dems in red areas who want to be reelected next year.), Barr should be out for revenge and for serving it cold, preferably frozen.

Not such a good idea to publicly abuse the person who holds your future in his hands. All of the crooks should be quaking even harder in their boots than they were 24 hours ago.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rinktum 5/9/2019 7:40:36 AM (No. 59284)
FTA: “Perhaps they feel in the political sense that there is nothing to move on to. And they are probably right.”

They, being the dems, have struck out on the Mueller fiasco and they know it. They are scrambling to keep the narrative going regardless how weak and thin the gruel is that they are trying to force feed the public. All they can do is agitate and they are very good at that. AG Barr was right to ignore their hissy fit. You cannot reason with the insane. Facts have no bearing on their narrative. The law means nothing. Nothing matters but the voices in their heads screaming, impeach Trump!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: rsgonner 5/9/2019 8:27:23 AM (No. 59287)
I remain mystified as to why the whole sordid mess has not been declassified so the public can see the junk that corrupted the Obama Department of Injustice and Brennan´s whacko CIA....
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Reply 9 - Posted by: gone2pot 5/9/2019 8:36:49 AM (No. 59272)
I love you VDH but your conclusion is utter nonsense and the proof is in reality and what is happening right now and what has happened in the past. Progressives and their beloved deep state face nothing but rewards, nothing but getting away with and getting rewarded for sedition. Name ONE deep state Marxist in the past thirty years who has had their lives destroyed, or who have even faced a wrist slap for committing blatant, high noon, out in the open crimes. Now, name ONE deep state Marxist who has suffered for one second for illegally conspiring and causing the destruction of oh, I don´t know, General Flynn´s, Carter Page´s, George Papadopoulos´ life. Please explain how any of them will NOT be richly rewarded and NEVER see justice.

I am so tired of the 1995, "Now we´ve got them," mantra that has ONLY resulted in further and further afterburning the nation towards Marxism with the GOP lighting the afterburners. Ask Carter Page about who will face a bleak post-Mueller landscape. It ain´t the Progressives and the feckless GOP is making sure of that.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: HotRod 5/9/2019 8:55:20 AM (No. 59289)
The democrats are playing to the LoFo headline readers. Informed people know what the democrats have become.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bpl40 5/9/2019 9:04:39 AM (No. 59278)
The Democrats are the classic something for nothing Party. As long as there are enough people who (want to) believe that they will be around. Current conditions might ensure another term for Trump. Six years of manning the courts with law abiding judges. Continues full employment, rebuilding the armed forces, completing the wall etc. But beyond that it looks like darkness.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: edgar 5/9/2019 9:06:21 AM (No. 59293)
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Reply 13 - Posted by: edgar 5/9/2019 9:09:37 AM (No. 59286)
What I meant to say is, Barr should include the IRS scandal in his review of the Obama Admin interference of elections. The IRS was being weaponized to prevent conservative groups from participating in the 2012 election by blocking their tax exempt status. There was a much larger cabal and it may include tech giants quashing the speech of conservative voices, as well.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Franz 5/9/2019 9:42:55 AM (No. 59273)
The Democrat party should be wiped out in the next election. But, do not get your hopes up. The Democrats/Progressives and MSM are constantly telling the lie, that Trump was in cahoots with the Russians and stole the election, over and over and over again. Because of this, many people still believe Trump is guilty!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: VietVet68 5/9/2019 9:47:47 AM (No. 59279)
Liberals are now going full on KGB with a liberal dose of Alinsky tactics to bring this president down. They´re so hateful and filled with rage that they don´t care who or what they destroy in the process. To damage Trump they would destroy the stock market, and our 401K plans with it, to take him out.

Any means to an end..........

The only question I have is who votes for such vile, petty people? The ignorant, deliberately kept ignorant by the left wing media, and voters who are vile themselves?

This won´t end until the democrat party itself is destroyed.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: BigTimeTrumper 5/9/2019 10:02:41 AM (No. 59282)
Richard Burr R hasn´t gotten the Memo...Message..or a clue...maybe he got a big ol contribution to his retirement fund...deep State still lives breathes and corrupts...Stake through the heart is all that will stop the Depp state Stooges...
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Arby 5/9/2019 11:13:48 AM (No. 59285)
And now Nadler wants Barr to break the law. Of course, if he broke the law, as Nadler asks, he would then be accused of breaking the law. Surreal, indeed.

Just one question: how does Nadler breathe with his belt under his armpits?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Janylou 5/9/2019 11:41:31 AM (No. 59283)
I remember a song we sang as kids at our church about the foolish man building his house upon the sand. That is what the libs do and they continue to wonder why it keeps crashing down.

The final verse of the song is, so build your house on the Lord Jesus Christ...and the blessings will come down.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Grandpa Bill 5/9/2019 11:53:10 AM (No. 59281)
The demorats have no shame, even in displaying their ignorance and incompetence - how can a non-crime be obstructed?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: NotaBene 5/9/2019 11:57:02 AM (No. 59290)
VDH is a great warrior in this war against Globalism. A great intellectual on the side of truth and the American way.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: QueenVictoria 5/9/2019 1:37:42 PM (No. 59292)
Brilliant - I have forwarded on to several people!!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Scribelus 5/9/2019 3:44:43 PM (No. 59280)
Never, ever miss an opportunity to rub the Progressive’s nose in the reeking pile it leaves behind.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux 5/9/2019 4:21:54 PM (No. 59288)
Well said, #7.
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