So much to blog about.
There's the transcript of the phone call between Obama and Trump to be detailed in our "Phone calls of a Mad President" - a snippet:
Obama: "Bro, you can't be reading documents about a North Korea missile launch in an open restaurant by the light of your aides cell phone light apps. You need a secure room."
Trump: "You're not letting Michelle shop at Nordstroms are you?"
But lets stick with current events.
Gen Flynn, National Security Director resigned Monday night, a few hours after 45's shill: KellyAnne Myway expressed that 45 had "complete confidence" in his NS director.
Moral of the story: Don't F with the Vice President. Every administration has one center of power you can't mess with. Bush 43 had Cheney. Bush 41 and Reagan had James Baker. Obama had himself, the VP, and Valerie Jarrett.
Flynn lied to the Veep and now he's out.
The question is : What did the President know when Flynn was
Говоря с россиянами (Govorya s rossiyanami) speaking with the Russians, and when did the President know it?
Amazingly, Russia is the center of controversy with 45, going back to the early days of his candidacy. Paul Manifort had deep ties to big red. So did Flynn, who may have pocketed some cash during a dash to the Kremlin and back a year or so ago.
Now, if Flynn- at 45's direction, was undermining US policy and sanctions of the Obama administration during the time Obama was president, then the "I" word is on the table- and we don't mean "I"vanka's "I"nventory at Nordstroms.
The FBI is investigating. The Senate is investigating. And even the CIA- relegated under Trump and Flynn to second spy-status in the first three weeks of the administration- is racing to Fed-Ex-Kinkos to find a fax machine to tell 45 they might have some info on this.
It's chaos. Just the way 45 likes it.
Every day the stock market indexes sets new highs- (buy the IJH ETF on small and midcaps as well as the KBE ETF on banks to play the return of capital tax legislation, and while you're at it, Apple is still a buy as it is going to 150); North Korea is launching missiles; Ice Caps are melting; people with more than two vowels in their name are banned from the US; our immigrant clients are being rounded up and sent on the St. Louis back home; and a seventy year old ego-maniac roams the halls of the white house residence at all hours of the night in his bathrobe, watching CNN, tweeting, and cursing Nordstroms to startled aides who cross his path.
It's all good. You couldn't make this up if you tried. Imagine this pitch from a producer to a NetFlix exec in 2012:
Producer: "Ok..imagine. Donald Trump is elected president. He is in bed with the Russians. He has no idea what he is doing and spends his days tweeting, threatening stores who cancel his daughter's clothing line, and orders the Pentagon to invade Montreal?"
NetFlix Exec: "Uhhh... pass. What about that idea for a series about a Bail Bond Agency in Miami that uses ex-strippers to track down felons who skip out on bonds? "
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