May 1, 2020
By Mike Huckabee
CLEAR PROOF OF FLYNN SET-UP IS JUST THE BEGINNING
"I don’t think we’ve seen the beginning of the reality of what was going on in this faux investigation, from the top to bottom.”
That’s Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice, commenting on Sean Hannity’s TV show Thursday night about revelations in the Michael Flynn case. He’s right; there is much more to come. But one thing we know for sure is that James Comey deliberately set Flynn up, and he did it because he assumed he could get away with it. He almost did.
Flynn attorney Sidney Powell really is the hero in all this; I nominate her for “Person Of The Year.” She has changed history. If she hadn’t gone after the powers that be like a pit bull, Flynn, an innocent political victim, would have been stuck with a coerced guilty plea and would never have been exonerated. (Flynn truly is vindicated from this day forward –- Trump was right to hold off on a pardon for now and let Powell do her work instead.)
Oh sure, the same books and columns would have been written exposing what the intelligence community had been up to, and the people who actually read them would have been aware of the travesty, but it wouldn’t have made any difference in the life of Michael Flynn and others who were abused by the system. Thanks to Powell, and also to the doggedness of AG Bill Barr, U.S. Attorney John Durham, and another U.S. attorney who’s been reviewing the case, Jeff Jensen, the scheme to take Flynn down is in the process of being exposed.
There MUST be accountability.
REPUBLICAN MEMO: DON'T DEFEND TRUMP?!?
A top Republican political strategist is under scrutiny after it was revealed that he wrote a 57-page memo to Republican candidates on how to deal with questions about the coronavirus during their election campaigns. His advice was to attack China but not to defend President Trump’s efforts, other than the China travel ban.
This is just buying into false leftist narratives. Why shouldn’t Republicans point out that when Trump was setting up a virus task force, the Democrats were wholly fixated on trying to impeach him? Or that he warned about the virus in the same State of the Union Address that Nancy Pelosi tore up on camera? Or that while he was banning travel from Europe, she was urging people to come on out to Chinatown? Why not point out that the worst outbreaks have been in heavily blue cities, and that the predicted shortages of ventilators and hospital beds never happened because of the alleged “failed response” of Trump? Or that Trump is trying to safely restart the economy while Democratic politicians are trampling the Constitution, holding their own people hostage and letting dangerous criminals out of jail, all in the name of “public safety”?
In short, why not take a page from Trump and fight back against the phony charges and rewrites of history, instead of tacitly conceding them?
Allow me to point out that this strategist is identified as someone who advised both the Mitt Romney and John McCain presidential campaigns. Quick, put on your thinking caps: What did those two presidential campaigns have in common that they don’t have in common with Donald Trump’s campaign?
Hint: Trump won.
THE FRAMING OF LT. GENERAL FLYNN
A timely reminder, as the truth about the framing of Lt. Gen. Flynn finally comes tumbling out like rancid candy from a year-old piñata: Deep State political operatives tried to set up Flynn for violating the Logan Act, an ancient law that nobody has ever been successfully prosecuted for and that he plainly did not violate. Yet John Kerry violated it blatantly and often. He met with foreign leaders on numerous occasions over the years in attempts to undermine official US policy, as The Lid blog reminds us at this link.
Not only was Kerry never prosecuted for violating the Logan Act, he still regularly lectures the rest of us from atop his pillar of self-righteous superiority.
BIDEN STORY IS BROUGHT TO A BOIL
Despite the friendly media not questioning Joe Biden at all about the sexual assault allegation by former staffer Tara Reade, the number of people corroborating that she did repeat it to them at the time has brought the story to a boil. His campaign and its allies couldn’t keep the lid on the pressure cooker any longer. So Friday morning, Biden’s campaign released a statement declaring that Reade’s accusations “aren’t true. This never happened." Biden also told MSNBC, “I'm saying unequivocally it never, never happened and it didn't. It never happened,"
The written statement went on to say that “women deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, and when they step forward they should be heard, not silenced,” but “their stories should be subject to appropriate inquiry and scrutiny."
(I actually agree with that, although it would have been nice to hear it from Democrats when less-substantiated allegations were launched against Republicans.)
Biden called on the Secretary of the Senate to ask the National Archives to "identify any record of the complaint she alleges she filed and make available to the press any such document.” He still opposes a search of his Senatorial papers at the University of Delaware, claiming they contain confidential conversations with other officials and no personnel records. But when asked why they couldn’t just search for Reade’s name, he seemed as stumped for an answer as if they'd asked him about the coronavirus.
As for Reade, she has volunteered to testify under oath and called for her personnel files to be released. So it sounds as if both sides are on the same page. Stay tuned.
MICHIGAN DRAMA DEEPENS
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was already under fire for her draconian and inexplicable rules relating to the coronavirus (“You can buy tomatoes in Walmart, but not tomato seeds! Gardening is not essential!” sounds like something the Queen of Hearts would decree in “Alice in Wonderland.”) She’s ignored public protests and attempts by the legislature to rein in her powers. But her decision to extend the lockdown by another month seems to be pushing her citizenry to the brink of armed revolt.
I take issue with the comment at this link, that this is “America in the age of Trump.” Everything is apparently Trump’s fault, including dictatorial policies by Democratic Governors that push their own constituents to the limits of their patience and the behavior of the people who protest those policies (funny that I never hear Democrats blamed for violence by Antifa thugs; that’s the fault of the people who upset them by exercising free speech.) News flash: revolt against unreasonable authority has been America in every age since 1776.
Bible Verse of the Day (KJV)
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Hebrews 4:12 (KJV)