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‘A Very Stable Genius’ book excerpt: Inside Trump’s stunning tirade against generals 

It was as bad as we thought.  (And, still is.)

Hanging prominently on one of the walls is The Peacemakers, a painting that depicts an 1865 Civil War strategy session with President Abraham Lincoln and his three service chiefs — Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman, and Rear Admiral David Dixon Porter. One hundred fifty-​­two years after Lincoln hatched plans to preserve the Union, President Trump’s advisers staged an intervention inside the Tank to try to preserve the world order.

Source: ‘A Very Stable Genius’ book excerpt: Inside Trump’s stunning tirade against generals – The Washington Post

Parnas Alleges White House Deal To Free Ukrainian Mobster In Exchange For Trump Legal Help 

With this band of grifter mobsters? Entirely plausible.

The allegation is this: Trump and his legal team offered to have federal foreign bribery charges against Firtash dropped if the oligarch, described by federal prosecutors as an “upper-echelon” associate of the Russian mafia, helped Trump discredit the Mueller investigation and Joe Biden.

Source: Parnas Alleges White House Deal To Free Ukrainian Mobster In Exchange For Trump Legal Help | Talking Points Memo

Maybe there’s hope …

Maybe there will be people in the streets and civil disobedience. If the Senate Republicans are going to be more interested in power rather than their Constitutional obligations, so be it. The time is now.

Harbinger

I’d like to think there’d be marching in the streets and mass public disobedience to the scale of which would pale the Viet Nam War protests.

Then again, I thought this would happen a couple times since November 8, 2016 so there’s that …