Putin, Trump and Lyin’ Hillary

Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, Robby Mook, has made the astounding accusation that the recent release of Democratic National Committee emails was the work of Vladimir Putin working on behalf of Donald Trump.

There’s evidence Russian state actors broke into the DNC, stole those emails, and there are experts saying they are releasing these emails for the purpose of helping Donald Trump,” Mook told CNN’s Jake Tapper

Mook, the DNC and Hillary Clinton continue to show their contempt for the intellect of the American voter.  Naturally, Democrats want to divert attention from their ingrained corruption, but more revealing is that they want us to overlook the content of the emails and who wrote them.  They are trying to slay the messenger.  Except, in this case, they are even lying about who the messenger is!

There is a particular, revealing point about the absurdity of the accusation.  Trump has pledged to be tough on our adversaries.  Indeed, this is a primary and continuous aspect of Republican policy.  Not so for Democrats.

America has lost the respect of  foreign allies and antagonists alike during the administration of Barack Obama. International crises have been weakly addressed at best or ignored altogether.  But with an oblivious Commander-in-Chief and ineffectual Secretaries of State like Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, what else might one expect?

Russia has made huge and unchallenged advancements since Obama took office. 

The forced Crimea annexation is a clear example of Russian hegemony, but not the only one.

Russian submarine operations are at “a level of Russian capability that we haven’t seen before according to Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, Commander of NATO’s Maritime Command

Large scale exercises have been expanded in size and prevalence.

Strategic bomber patrols have grown in frequency and range in Europe as well as near Guam and even the U.S. West Coast.  Fly-bys and “buzzing” of American naval ships and even aircraft are becoming more bold and common.

Russia’s Special Forces training has ramped up.

Putin has teamed up with Bashar al-Assad in Syria which was a paramount factor in the rise of ISIS.

Vladimir Putin loves what Obama’s Administration has allowed him to do.  Obama has enabled Russia, as will Hillary, to continue to grow militarily and expand to a greater and more challenging global power, all in direct challenge to democracy. 

Another Obama-like term or two will mean more deterioration of American military capabilities and diplomatic influence and Vladimir Putin will be able to encircle the United States and our allies with a great red menace that will be impossible to “reset.”

Putin helping Trump?  Oh the lies …

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The Fools We Are

The American voting public is showing itself to be a collection of the selfish, lazy, ignorant and foolish.  As the world gets smaller, its constriction is choking our economy, strangling our security and suffocating our national pride.  And all the while, we champion the most absurd group of political candidates in modern times.  Rather than caring, we just get more stupid. Continue reading