UkraineGate is Real: And it Is NOT Donald Trump’s

We are about to share a story with you that should be front page on every legitimate newspaper and lead story on every television news show in the nation. It may come as no surprise to you that you didn’t see it in news of any kind anywhere.

I’ve had enough of giving what we previously referred to as “Mainstream Media” any faith, any hint of professionalism or assumption of integrity in reporting. There is none. Hereafter, TruthNewsNetwork will apply to the group of all those in the media who hold as their default news basis all things “anti-Trump” a single name that, when used all will know to which we are referencing. That name: “Lame-Stream Media.”

Today’s news includes multiple revelations about political corruption ignored by those in the government Deep State and, of course, the Lame-Stream Media. It’s current news, applicable to everything we are seeing and hearing from Washington D.C., and ignored. If the bad players in this were Republican or some other brand of Conservative, it would be top of the news every day through the 2020 election. But it’s not about Republicans or other conservatives. It’s about Democrats — those from the last administration and some who carried over into the Trump Administration.

Ukraine-Gate

Remember: we nor any other legitimate news source has any right to discuss even a hint of corruption that includes the name “Biden” and “Ukraine.” Doing so is strictly taboo.

I guess we are “taboo.”

This story begins with the recent reports of Ukraine trips that included numerous meetings with Ukraine political leaders and Rudy Giuliani. The Lame-Stream media have perpetuated non-stop stories to somehow link Giuliani with bribery of Ukraine government officials by the Trump Administration. A Democrat watchdog group trying to quietly vindicate Vice President Joe Biden for allegations of corruption on his part and that of his son Hunter in Ukraine filed a Freedom Of Information Act request hoping to find evidence that exonerated the pair while implicating Giuliani. It backfired spectacularly.

Their Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request resulted in the U.S. State Department releasing detailed accusations of corruption against the Bidens – based on interviews with former Ukrainian officials who were in charge of the investigations.

Responding to a FOIA lawsuit from the group American Oversight, the State Department just released almost 100 pages of records detailing efforts by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani to investigate corruption, which includes contacts with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) earlier this year.

While American Oversight’s ‘gotcha’ is that Giuliani had “multiple contacts” with Mike Pompeo and others while investigating Ukraine’s corruption, they completely ignore interview notes containing detailed allegations by former Ukraine Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

That’s who Joe Biden had fired, as well as his successor, prosecutor general Yuriy Lutsenko – who “believes Mr. Viktor Shokin, the former Prosecutor General, is honest.”

To understand who Viktor Shokin is, on a January 23, 2019 phone call between Shokin and Giuliani, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, and George Boyle, Shokin said:

“He was appointed to the position of General Prosecutor of Ukraine from 2015 until April of 2016 when he was removed at the request of Mr. Joseph Biden, the Vice President of the United States.”

“He [Shokin] became involved in a case against Mr. Mykola Zlochevsky, the former Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine. The case was opened as a result of Mr. Zlochevsky giving himself company permits to drill for gas and oil in Ukraine. Mr. Zlochevsky is also the owner of Burisma Holdings.”

“Mr. Shokin stated that there are documents that list five criminal cases in which Mr. Zlochevesky is listed, with the leading example being for issuing illegal gas exploration permits. The following complaints are in the criminal case:

  • Zlochevsky was laundering money.
  • Obtained assets by corrupt acts of bribery.
  • Zlochevsky removed approximately $23 million US dollars out of Ukraine without permission.
  • While seated as the Minister, he approved two new entities to receive permits for gas exploration.
  • Zlochevsky was the owner of two secret companies that were part of Burisma Holdings and gave those companies permits, which made it possible for him to profit while he was the sitting minister.

“Mr. Shokin further stated that there were several Burisma board appointments that were made in 2014 as follows:

  • Hunter Biden, son of Vice President Joseph Biden.
  • Joseph Blade, a former CIA employee, assigned to Anti-Terrorist Unit.
  • Alesksander Kwasnieski, former President of Poland.
  • Devon Archer, roommate to the Christopher Heinz the stepson of Mr. John Kerry, United States Secretary of State

“Mr. Shokin stated that these appointments were made by Mr. Zlochevsky in order to protect himself.”

Shokin then details how in July 2015:

“US Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt told him that the investigation has to be handled with white gloves, which, according to Mr. Shokin, that implied to do nothing. On or about September 2015, Mr. Pyatt gave a speech in Odessa where he stated that the cases were not investigated correctly, and that Mr. Shokin may be corrupt.”

“Mr. Shokin further stated that on February of 2016 warrants were placed on the accounts of multiple people in Ukraine. There were requests for information on Hunter Biden to which nothing was received.”

“It is believed that Hunter Biden receives a salary, commission plus one million dollars.”

“President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko [who Joe Biden threatened to withhold $1 billion in US loan guarantees] told Mr. Shokin not to investigate Burisma as it was not in the interest of Joe and/or Hunter Biden.

Mr. Shokin was called into Mr. Poroshenko’s office and told that the investigation into Burisma and the Managing Director where Hunter Biden is on the board, has caused Joe Biden to hold up $1 billion dollars in U.S. aid to Ukraine.

“Mr. Shokin stated that on or around April of 2016, Mr. Petro Poroshenko called him and told him he had to be fired as the aid to the Ukraine was being withheld by Joe Biden.

Mr. Biden told Mr. Poroshenko that he had evidence that Mr. Shokin was corrupt and needed to be fired. Mr. Shokin was dismissed in April of 2016 and the U.S. aid was delivered within 1 ½  months.”

“On a different point, Mr. Shokin believes the current Ambassador Marie L. Yovanovitch denied his visa to travel to the U.S. Mr. Shokin stated that she is close to Mr. Biden.

Mr. Shokin also stated that there were leaks by a person named Reshenko of the Ukrainian State Secret Service about the Manafort Black Book. Mr. Shokin stated that there is possible deceit in the Manafort Black Book.”

Yuriy Lutsenko took Shokin’s interview one step further in a January 25 phone interview with Giuliani and associates – describing how Ukraine has two secretive units which are protected by a US Ambassador.

“Mr. Lutsenko went on to explain that there is a unit called Specialized Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAP) which has under its purview National Anticorruption Bureau Ukraine (NABU) which investigates corruption cases that involved public figures from Mayors upward. He stated that the current U.S. Ambassador protects SAP and NABU,” adding “His office has absolutely no control over SAP or NABU and can’t even ask what they are working on however they fall under his ‘control.‘”

Of note, NABU was established in October 2014 “by Mr. George Kent who was the Deputy Chief to the Mission in Ukraine.”

Lutsenko went on to say that he began looking at the same case Mr. Shokin was looking at (mentioned above) and he believes Hunter Biden receives millions of dollars in compensation from Burisma. He produced a document from Latvia that showed several million dollars that were distributed out of Burisma’s account. The record showed two (2) companies and four (4) individuals receiving approximately $16 million dollars in disbursements as follows:

Companies: Wirelogic Technology and Digitex

Individuals: Alexsander Kwasnewski Alan Apter

  1. $14,665,982
  2. $1,900,000
  3. $1,150,000
  4. $302,887

Devon Archer — Amount Unknown

Hunter Biden — Amount Unknown

“Mr. Lutsenko stated that there was also a payment of $900,000 to Rosemont Seneca Partners LLC for consulting fees. Hunter Biden is a partner in Rosemont Seneca Partners LLC, along with Devon Archer, and the dates of this transaction are approximately anywhere from January to December 2015. According to Mr. Lutsenko the $900,000 invoice was for services rendered for lobbying by Joe Biden.”

Summary

I have never read a better spy novel. It actually could be a segment in the new season just released of “Jack Ryan.” If it wasn’t such a tragic inside look at gross corruption in a presidential administration, it might actually be a humorous example of someone getting caught with a hand in the cookie jar.

What makes this better than a novel is that this account includes the names of all those caught-up in the acts of corruption, dates of meetings, discussions, and even dates money changed hands.

Can the Lame-Stream Media actually continue to ignore this evidence of possible corruption acts committed by the second most powerful man in the World while serving as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. The fact that Obama’s VP was running the Ukraine corruption investigations on behalf of the U.S. pales when put in context of the financial windfalls for Hunter Biden who had no knowledge or expertise that put him in the Ukraine natural gas business where he made tens of millions of dollars, primarily for having the last name “Biden.”

One insignificant bit of information came from this FOIA release: Hunter Biden is not the only son of prominent U.S. political persons. The sons of former Secretary of State John Kerry, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s son, and even the son of current Senator Mitt Romney were all up to their eyeballs in Ukraine’s Petro-chemical industry. None of these had any experience in natural gas — certainly not sufficient to garner tens of millions of dollars in compensation.

Corruption. Quid Pro Quo. Extortion. Bribery. Ironically, those are the same words and terms being thrown at media viewers and readers by Democrats and the Lame-Stream media about President Trump and his administration. The old saying is to “accuse your opponent of that which you are guilty.”

Ode To America

Have you ever traveled overseas? If you have, did you notice how foreigners treat us as Americans? It certainly depends on the country in which you find yourself, but people, on the most part, treat us as if we are blessed or fortunate or just plain lucky to be Americans.

You wouldn’t think that based on the picture painted by the Media about the worldview of a Trump United States.

I not long ago spent a couple of months on business in Europe and Malaysia. I spent time in Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein, Switzerland, and northern Italy and then several weeks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This trip was my first foray into Europe, and I was surprised at the diversity of thought between nations. Switzerland was in many respects, much like the U.S. Locals in Milan were ambivalent to my being American, but they did not want American dollars! Malaysia was incredible. Their food, culture, entertainment, and hospitality were some of the best of each I’ve ever experienced

Though nations were different, there was almost a universal feeling I got regarding how they felt about the U.S. and all of us.

They acted as if we are the most educated, affluent, and fortunate people on Earth. That probably doesn’t surprise you. But what shocked me and surely will you was the almost universal sense I had of locals in each of those countries: they are shocked that Americans do not appreciate the freedoms, opportunities, and diversity Americans have just because we are Americans.

Maybe it’s because we’re spoiled or because we take all we have for granted. I think it’s a combination of those plus the fact we are told again and again by an antagonistic press that what was formerly useful in the U.S. is now wrong and that what was once evil we fought in other countries to keep from coming here is excellent. What a paradox!

Change

What changed in the U.S.? Do we segue from generation to generation, leaving everything we learned behind when each generation disappears?

We Baby Boomers heard the stories of World War II, the Korean Conflict, and we either watched or participated in Vietnam. But our kids didn’t see any of that. They didn’t experience any of the loss, the anger, the pain, or the fear of any of those conflicts. They’re all just stories to them.

Even the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11 are nothing but a story to the current crop of American young adults. Sure they understand 3000 Americans died at the hands of terrorists. But making that applicable to them has not happened and probably will not.

Perspective controls what we think regardless of its truth.

Maybe the Europeans have a bit more respect for America than do many Americans because of their perspective. Europe has experienced far more wars and conflicts on their soil than have Americans. Their firsthand views of violence, terror, and war are certainly flavored differently than ours and that of our children.

With that in mind, I share here what one European writer had to say in an editorial about America and Americans shortly after 9/11. It might explain where the U.S. WAS as compared to where the U.S. IS.

We rarely get a chance to see another country’s editorial about the USA. Remember what our country was like 18 years ago.

Read this excerpt from a Romanian Newspaper. Mr. Cornel Nistorescu wrote the article and published under the title ‘C’ntarea Americii,’ meaning ‘Ode To America,’ in the Romanian newspaper Evenimentulzilei ‘The Daily Event’ or ‘News of the Day’ – 18 years ago.

A Romanian ”Ode to America”

Why are Americans so united? They would not resemble one another even if you painted them all one color! They speak all the languages of the world and form an astonishing mixture of civilizations and religious beliefs.

On 9/11, the American tragedy turned three hundred million people into a hand put on the heart. Nobody rushed to accuse the White House, the Army, or the Secret Service that they are only a bunch of losers. Nobody rushed to empty their bank accounts. Nobody rushed out onto the streets nearby to gape about.

Instead the Americans volunteered to donate blood and to give a helping hand.

After the first moments of panic, they raised their flag over the smoking ruins, putting on T-shirts, caps and ties in the colors of the national flag. They placed flags on buildings and cars as if in every place and on every car a government official or the president was passing. On every occasion, they started singing: ‘God Bless America !’

I watched the live broadcast and rerun after rerun for hours listening to the story of the guy who went down one hundred floors with a woman in a wheelchair without knowing who she was, or of the Californian hockey player, who gave his life fighting with the terrorists and prevented the plane from hitting a target that could have killed other hundreds or thousands of people.

How on earth were they able to respond united as one human being? Imperceptibly, with every word and musical note, the memory of some turned into a modern myth of tragic heroes. And with every phone call, millions and millions of dollars were put into collection aimed at rewarding not a man or a family, but a spirit, which no money can buy. What on earth unites the Americans in such a way? Their land? Their history? Their economic Power? Money? I tried for hours to find an answer, humming songs and murmuring phrases with the risk of sounding commonplace, I thought things over, I reached but only one conclusion… Only freedom can work such miracles.

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He saw something that impressed him. What was it? Is it still here? Would he write the same story today as then?

These are questions for which it would behoove us all to dig deep and find truthful answers. I’ll go out on a limb and say that today’s America is a vastly different America than in 2002. In the aftermath of 9/11, Americans worked together for the common good of the nation. Certainly, there then were millions of Americans with differing political perspectives on millions of issues. Certainly, there are today millions of Americans with differing political views on millions of topics. What was absent for the most part in 2001 and for a few years after lives and thrives in the U.S. today. What is it? Political animus and even hatred for those with opposing views. The nature of discourse has morphed into nothing but blame and disdain.

Where is that common good around which we all rallied in 2001?

I have no idea.

Can we get it back?

Again, I have no idea.

What if we cannot?

Common Ground

Many Americans wonder who and what they can still trust. The institutions that once bound us are disappearing, and we no longer seem to have each other’s backs. Everyone appears to have a different version of world events, and it feels harder than ever to sort fact from fiction. Our news feeds seem just to echo our views, and when people post alternative opinions, they are often attacked by angry mobs. We don’t seem to disagree anymore without perceiving another person’s beliefs as stupid, wrong, or even evil. We’re being played off each other; and told to see each other as threats and enemies, not Americans just like us but with separate experiences and views. The loudest and most extreme voices get heard, and others feel like tuning out altogether.

Nobody wants to turn the clocks back, because there was a lot that wasn’t right about the world of the past. Today, we seem more fractured and fragmented than anyone can remember. Instead of helping us find solutions to move us all forward, politics is driving us apart.

When people don’t understand each other, they can’t converse or find common ground. Yet somehow, if we could only press a “reset” button, it feels like things could be different, and we could move forward together as a country.

There is far more common ground among Americans than we might imagine, judging from the constant conflict among pundits, politicians, and social media users. This is true even on some of our most debated issues.

For example, a full 81 percent of the population agrees that racism continues to be at least somewhat serious problem in the United States. The fact that the overwhelming majority of people acknowledge that racism is a real problem opens the door for continued conversations about how the country moves forward.

Another critical area of agreement is the aspect of immigration policy regarding Dreamers: people brought to the United States illegally as children and given provisional legal status under the DACA program during the Obama administration. Three-quarters of all Americans believe there should be a pathway for these individuals to obtain citizenship through serving in the military or attending college. This exemplifies how the current polarization is leading to gridlock in American politics and preventing us from finding solutions supported by an overwhelming majority.

One issue that Americans regularly discuss is that they feel people have become too quick to take offense and criticize others’ use of language. Four out of five Americans believe “political correctness has gone too far in America”—an issue where most Americans with liberal views agree with Conservatives, again showing America is so much more than two groups with opposite views driven by animus and disdain for those in the other group.

Here’s what I believe:

  • The American electorate is more complicated than the simple story of political division that would make us understand.

  • The reason American society appears to be split 50/50 is that the loudest and most extreme viewpoints dominate airtime and social media space. And they each declare theirs is the voice of the Majority.

  • The majority of Americans are frustrated and fed up with partisanship. They want to return to the mutual good faith and unified spirit that characterize a healthy democracy.

  • Being able to discuss our disagreements remains essential. At the root of those disagreements are differences in core beliefs — how we see the world.

  • While our differences are often rooted in contrasts, that should not mean we cannot find common ground.

  • By acknowledging and respecting the values that give real-life our beliefs, we can restore respect and unity IF we choose to move that direction.

The vast majority of Americans — three out of four — believe our differences are not so vast that we cannot come together. But here’s the only dilemma that MUST be addressed and resolved if that will ever happen: those on both sides of EACH conversation about EACH difference must not only have the desire for reconciliation, but must be willing to negotiate and compromise sufficient to reach a consensus that can result in the unity Americans so desperately desire.

That’s certainly a tall order. But Americans can do that, IF we want it badly enough.

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Thanks

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of a month or so of retrospection for most of us. It’s a month of self-examination, of looking into our life circumstances, of where we are, where we were, who we are, and who is doing life with us. Many times we think back through the years and wonder “What if?” We’re not going to do that today. Quite honestly, we probably shouldn’t be doing that at all.

Holiday seasons wrapped around Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hannukah, and New Years can be really good but can also be devastating. Which of these applies to us is based solely on our perspective.

What’s your perspective today?

Our perspective today could be based on a lifelong friend’s circumstances that is fighting for his life today in a California hospital after suffering a crippling massive heart attack on Monday. His children from as far away as Florida rushed to be with him, each unsure of their life perspective this holiday season because their Dad may not be part of their lives much longer. It could be based on the recent loss of a job or even a spouse, the death of a loved one. In the mirror opposite, it could be one flooded with the joy of becoming a parent for the first time, the pending marriage in the aftermath of a tragic breakup from which fear has dominated for years thinking there was no hope for a fulfilling relationship.

The perspective this holiday season each of us looks through may be different. It may be dominated by negative thoughts of crushing horrors or the glee of everything working out. But what is worth contemplating as we head into a new year is that we can do just that: examine choices that we have every right to make for our own lives. Most of our World neighbors don’t have those types of options. And they’re stuck in circumstances of which they have little or no control.

For just a moment while we’re together, let’s just put aside our fear, our pain, our worry, our loneliness, our anger, our jealousy, our pettiness, our lack of whatever we lack for, and our superiority. Let’s spend a little time today (and in upcoming days), pause, and say, “Thanks.”

Let’s try something different today. And I’m with you on this. Let’s just take a pause. Let’s don’t forget about the bad things we’re dealing with. Let’s just not concentrate on those today. In fact, let’s not even think of ourselves for the next few minutes. Think about your relatives — a cousin, an aunt, a grandmother, maybe a brother or sister or a Mom or Dad. Maybe you will not see them today or even this season. And maybe there are some awful hurts that you have experienced from these relationships. Know this: there is something good that comes from everything that happens to us if we let it. So instead of concentrating on the hurt you may have felt and may still feel this very moment, think about the good things they brought into your life at some point. Whatever those good things are were and still are valuable. And we’re blessed for having those good things. Pause for a moment and quietly say, “Thank You.”

Try today to take a few moments alone. You may not be able to do that until the food is all eaten, dishes all washed and put away, and everyone heads out to get set for Black Friday shopping, but find a few moments that you can be quiet with just your thoughts, your memories. Try this: think slowly and carefully about all those people in your life who have invested some moment, some treasure, some positive words or maybe just smiles into your life. Speak their name quietly and say, “Thank you.” Go down your list and do it over and over and over.

The tears will come. The smiles and giggles will come. But what will certainly come is wave after wave of gratitude for your even having them in your life. Do you know what else will come? An overwhelming desire to get on the phone! Do it. But don’t do it for you. Do it for them.

I’ll close by saying this: I’m not sure who is listening or reading this today. But whoever you are, wherever you are, I want you to know that I’m thankful you have taken a few moments to look or listen-in. Your doing so is not lost on this 66-year-old Cajun who is fighting back tears of thankfulness for you being here.

You’re each a treasure to far more people than you know.

Enjoy those you spend the day with. Call those you love who you can’t be with today. When you speak to them, make sure you tell them how much you love them and how thankful you are that they are part of your life. You will never regret doing so. And they won’t regret you’re doing so either.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Media Problem: We Give Them Passes For Lies

Please do not think that our frequent mentioning of media corruption means we are conspiracy nuts. Why do we have so many media stories? The U.S. media has become the universal “go-to” source for information, especially information regarding the U.S. government. And with Donald Trump in the White House (who is regarded as probably the most controversial POTUS in at least a generation), there is plenty of Trump news on a daily basis.

Certainly that substantively should not be bad news at all. In fact, media sources should be delighted at the constant stream of Trump news. Why? It gives their viewers, listeners, and readers reason to spend more time, listen and watch more often and longer to news stories which interpret into ratings and circulation. Ratings and circulation turn into advertising dollars. And those evil media capitalists like gross revenue!

I strongly believe that those in the media purposely react as they do to the President’s verbal assaults on the lack of accuracy in much of their reporting to create stories about themselves to perpetuate the attention of their followers — for money! That certainly makes sense. With social media, the internet, satellite radio and television instant news programming, conventional news sources have suffered horrible financial losses over the last decade plus. A Trump White House has made them all more relevant and therefore more financially viable.

Enter “Fake News”

Media outlets rail frantically against the term assigned to them by President Trump: “Fake News.” While the President has made it abundantly clear again and again he is NOT speaking of all news from all news sources, it seems that all news sources stay on defense pointing their retaliation attacks at the President for the term.

Americans are not caught in that frenzied war of words between the media and POTUS. And the media understand that. Do you remember the Denzel Washington 1:00 minute video we presented several days ago when speaking to the media?

This Media functions totally on getting to print or on-air first, often at the expense of the truth. Who in good conscience can even claim news today is NOT biased, politically driven, and prospectively “in the tank” for specific purposes?

 

 

Media Lies: Which Story is Truthful?

                    Jim Acosta of CNN
             Germany’s Economy
              Comey, Comey, Comey!
CNN: One Day Apart
     Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and War
              Russia, Russia, Russia!

            Social Media Confusion

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary

Do you get the correlation of “Fake News” and Media disdain for the integrity of Americans? Do those in Media think Americans have no memory, no ability to search the internet? Do they think Americans don’t think about checking out a story on YouTube? Or do they just not care?

One thing is certain: today’s Mainstream Media cannot be trusted.

It’s a shame that Americans today that desire honesty, truthfulness, and facts in the news of the World can no longer trust the major media outlets for any of the above.

What’s ahead? Maybe, just maybe Americans have awakened in this horror thrust upon our nation with the Mueller Investigation, “Ukraine-Gate,” the faux House Impeachment Inquiry, and whatever is next in their incessant attacks on President Trump. Maybe now that the truth of the dishonesty of media (it’s odd to use that description of our media, isn’t it?) has demonstrably been exposed the nation will begin to question what is seen and heard and demand facts: not opinions or editorial comments or political narrative or “he said, she said.” Maybe Americans will begin to make the free market of ideas work just like the free market of trade and economics have for centuries. Maybe Americans will embrace the system of “supply and demand” in the news just as happens in the Service Industry, Retail, and international trade. In those, the products and services that are considered by consumers to be the fairest in price and delivery and substance are demanded before competitors’ similar products and services that are not as good or better when compared. That’s what Americans MUST demand in news.

Unless and until consumers send that type of message to today’s media of all kinds, they will continue to shovel the partisanship ideological “news” down our throats and tell us that if we do not accept what they give to us, we’re stupid.

I’ve had enough. Have you?

Hillary Hides Pedophilia in Her State Dept.

NBC Admits Hillary Clinton Used her Job to Cover up Pedophile Rings as Secretary of State

Whoa! While it has been rumored for some time that the former Secretary of State and presidential candidate had some personal involvement with underage prostitution and pedophilia, those rumors remained “rumors” — until now. While still not confirmed, it is factual that investigations are currently underway into illegal sexual activities that involved U.S. State Department employees, some of which are “high level” employees — even an Ambassador. A State Department whistleblower has given the Inspector General quite a bit of information that includes documents with explicit details. Those allegations have been under investigation apparently for some months and may be as long as eighteen months. Though much is unclear and certainly some features are unknown, what we DO know is that this alleged pedophilia activity at the U.S. State Department happened while Clinton was Secretary of State and that she at least had in-depth knowledge of details. It is unknown if she had any personal involvement.

NBC broke the story and reported it on-air one time. We cannot find any follow-up NBC News story that gives more details or even references the investigation.

The NBC investigation was broadcast at a time when they were still a real news organization rather than a branch of the Democratic Party’s PR department and provided internal State Department memos to back up claims of a massive Hillary Clinton elite pedophile ring cover-up.

“Serious allegations concerning the State Department,” NBC anchor Chuck Todd announced before launching into the disturbing details that mainstream media would be unable to report on in 2017.

“According to internal State Department memos, the agency might have called off or intervened into investigations into possibly illegal, inappropriate behavior within its ranks allegedly to protect jobs and avoid scandals.”

“There is an old saying in Washington that the cover-up is worse than the crime. But in this case, both parts of it are disturbing,” Chuck Todd continued.

“Allegations of prostitution and pedophilia, and allegations that those crimes were somehow covered up or not researched. So the State Department has to respond to those claims, and those investigations involve misconduct by State Department officials, including an Ambassador and security agents attached to then secretary of state, Hillary Clinton.”

“The allegations are that these investigations were whitewashed, quashed altogether and that those orders came from high up.”

“NBC has obtained documents relating to ongoing investigations into some disturbing allegations involving State Department personnel and at least one ambassador. A State Department memo says, quote, “the Ambassador routinely ditched his protective security detail to solicit sexual favors from both prostitutes and minor children.”

“The memo also says a top State Department official directed State Department investigators to “cease the investigation” into the ambassador’s conduct.” It’s just one of what another document describes as “several examples of undue influence” from top State Department officials.”

(There is something very puzzling in this story reported by NBC News. We’ll explain in our Summary below)

Pizza Gate

Do you remember the noise during the 2016 campaign alleging that Hillary Clinton was somehow involved in an unofficial “sex club” operating at Comet Ping Pong Pizza in Washington, D.C? The pizza parlor allegedly became a meeting place for adults engaged in sexual activities that included prostitution and pedophilia. It purportedly included as “participants” both of the Clintons and the Podesta Brothers — the most potent non-elected Washington resident in political circles — Tony Podesta — and his brother, John, who at the time served as campaign manager for Hillary Clinton.

Major media reports on “Pizzagate“ — as this earth-shattering story would be named —  would have us believe that anyone who gives credence to this story is off their rocker. The term “fake news” rose to prominence shortly after this story broke in early November of 2016, and was quickly applied to debunk any report seriously investigating Pizzagate.

Only one significant media news report (from the CBS Atlanta affiliate) presented substantial evidence of this disturbing story of influential people possibly involved in pedophilia. Yet two days after its airing, that revealing news video was strangely removed from the CBS website and replaced by a report on fake news about Donald Trump. This disappearance of an important news story and the undeniable evidence below suggests Pizzagate is a vast story that someone may not want Americans to know.

Note that the pedophilia issue has nothing to do with political affiliation. Though Pizzagate involves mostly high-level Democrats, many Republicans are guilty of child abuse. The most prominent case – which got very little press – was the conviction of Republican Dennis Hastert, who served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, one of the most powerful political positions in the Unites States. Hastert was sent to prison by a judge who called him a “serial child molester.” He also happens to be friends with Tony Podesta.

Pizzagate originated from the Wikileaks release of thousands of emails from John Podesta in October and November of 2016. (Podesta formerly served as chief of staff for Bill Clinton in the White House before much later becoming campaign manager for Hillary Clinton.) The Pizzagate story got its name from several strange usages of the word pizza in the released emails. Yet the most convincing evidence of something serious involving Pizzagate can be found in the archived Instagram account of James Alefantis, owner of Comet Ping Pong Pizza in Washington, D.C.

James Alefantis

Alefantis is connected with John Podesta, as evidenced by an email exchange released by Wikileaks in which Podesta agrees to have dinner with him. Alefantis is also friends with John Podesta’s lobbyist brother Tony, who was named by GQ Magazine as one of the 50 most influential people in Washington, D.C. John Podesta did not make that list, by the way, yet strangely, James Alefantis was numbered among those on this list of the 50 most influential people in Washington.

All but a handful of the 50 people listed on GQ’s list are deeply involved in politics or the media, and many are household names. So how did James Alefantis, known only as an owner of two DC restaurants and an art aficionado, make this list of most influential people?

To explore this question, take a look at the archived Instagram account of Alefantis, who goes by the username “jimmycomet.” Shortly after the Pizzagate story exploded on the Internet, he made his account private, but it is still available in the archives at the link below.

By way of disclaimer, please remember that TruthNewsNetwork does not confirm or deny the accuracy of allegations that are made here for which we have no personal confirmation. Several news sources have corroborated this particular story. However, (especially in this caustic news environment), we give you information that is “out there” and, to us, are more than just wild allegations. Keeping that in mind, feel free to access below Mr. Alefantis’ Instagram account. But warning, be prepared for some disconcerting images, some of which are very sexually suggestive. We offer this link so that you can see and hear some of the degradation that seems to reside in our nation’s Capital.

https://archive.fo/CiDXD

I hesitated to publish that link. The content is disgusting. Regardless of who is or who is not involved in this particular chapter of “Pedophilia in D.C.,” any at all should repulse all Americans and anger you for it happening at all.

Before we summarize today’s story and add that revelation we promised at the end of the first segment, know this: Donald Trump and his Department of Justice have been crazed at rounding up and prosecuting human and sex traffickers along with pedophiles.

Numbers Never Lie

During Trump’s first month in office alone, authorities arrested over 1500 individuals for charges related to pedophilia, while there were less than 400 sex trafficking-related arrests in 2014, according to the FBI.

According to a report published by the White House in March of 2018, 518 victims of human trafficking were rescued, and 1,602 human trafficking suspects were arrested in 2017 by a dedicated unit at the Department of Homeland Security.

During the same time, a government-funded human-trafficking hotline received reports leading to the identification of 21,644 victims.

After a nationwide sting targeting sex offenders online captured more than 2,300 pedophiles. This criminal sweep occurred during March, April, and May of 2018, according to the U.S. Justice Department.

The DOJ announced the arrests in June and revealed the effort was called “Operation Broken Heart,” but the massive round-up of suspected online child sex offenders has gone virtually unreported by the major national media.

In addition to the 2,300-plus arrests, Operation Broken Heart led to the identification of 195 offenders guilty of child pornography or child sex abuse, and the identification of 383 child victims of child pornography or sexual abuse, reported ICE in a statement.

This story should be the biggest story in the national news. Instead, the mainstream media has barely if at all covered these mass pedophile arrests. As Border Patrol confirmed, human traffickers recycle children at our borders while liberals cry over immigration policies.

Summary

This story today is not a “stand-alone.” It must be viewed in the context of the corruption that long ago took control of many of America’s elected officials and others who work in our government. Why it happened and how it happened are both unimportant. What IS important is that it lives with us, it impacts the lives of millions of innocent men, women, and children, and it is destroying the moral fabric of our nation right in front of us.

When one puts today’s story together with yesterday’s account of the concerted media consortium with the Democrat Party to commit wholesale news fraud every day on the American people, it’s easy to understand how vapid from morality, truth, and justice our government is. Members of the Media just tag along.

We have no idea just how much of all this is sexual wrongdoing is hidden from us. I’m sure it’s far more than the plethora of examples we are allowed to see. Probably if we knew just how much, we’d be scared to death.

Do you still say to the TruthNewsNetwork staff and me “You’re just in the tank as conspiracy theorists? None of this hoopla is true.” If you still think that, digest this:

The NBC Story on pedophilia in the State Department on Secretary Hillary Clinton’s watch was first reported on NBC —- IN 2013!

Obama did nothing to follow and investigate the story. His DOJ stood silent. And the Democrat News Agencies took their cue and followed suit: no follow-up in NBC, nothing from CNN or MSNBC. Certainly, there was no mention in the Washington Post or New York Times. They’re all in the tank.

Thankfully for the young boys and girls in the nation, President Trump promised while campaigning and followed suit after his oath of office: tens of thousands of those implicated in human and sex trafficking and pedophilia have been brought to justice — far more in just three years than in all eight of Obama’s White House.

Haven’t you heard about any? Exactly! Mainstream media is in the tank with Democrats. Most — but certainly not all — of those implicated in this debauchery are Democrats. But there’s plenty of blame to go around.

Today as never before, we must all be committed to this: if you see something involving kids and possible sexual abuse of any kind, call the FBI. They have taken swift and severe action in the last three years to save thousands of kids of all ages. No child deserves to awaken every day, afraid for their lives.

We can stop it. We MUST stop it. And we need government servants who not only agree with that but will harness with their political might whatever they can contribute to this cause.

Our kids deserve that.

 

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The Media Trump “Bombshell”

“The Walls are closing in,” “We’re at a tipping point,” and “It’s the beginning of the end!” These are the incessant cries from the Leftist Mainstream media in America. And these are not new warnings or new allegations. These began even before the day of President Trump’s inauguration.

So what is this all about? Corruption in the Media.

In our series entitled “Corruption U.S. Government Style,” we promised to give you six certain pieces of proof of existing corruption in the U.S. government. We gave you five, but told you we would give you the sixth “in a few days.” We did tell you the sixth would come from the formerly “unofficial” branch of the government that has been made official by the Democrat Party: the Mainstream Media. One might argue regarding the term “official.” I would agree there has been no formal appointment by the DNC of their media sycophants as part of their party, let alone, no Congressional appointment for them. But what cannot be disputed is the daily precise coordination between Democrats and the Media in messaging. It seems that every network and newspaper that are known for being “Anti-Trump” carry and broadcast the same canned headlines and stories as each other during the same Newsday. It is so common it would be disingenuous for anyone to argue that coordination does not happen. If you are one of those Americans who live in a world void of television news, or if you are one who believes the claims of independence in news and truthfulness of those who present it to us, let’s try to bring you back to Planet Earth!

TruthNewsNetwork could spend hours of your day showing and playing for you actual date and time-stamped examples of these same things happening not just during the Impeachment Inquiry, but since the 2016 election campaign. There exists volumes of examples that confirm what many formerly claimed was nothing more than a conspiracy. It’s real and…

American Mainstream News IS coordinated!

Who’s In Charge?

Naming a person, a group, or an organization as the “Boss” of these coordinated attacks on President Trump would be speculative. I’m reasonably confident I know where it originates, but I refuse to speculate. On this subject, I’ll be just like Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) regarding the whistleblower’s identity: “We must protect the guilty so lies can sacrifice the innocent!” (Of course my speculation there was not real and was emotional: please forgive me.)

It is much easier to determine who is NOT in charge. All of these Trump allegations target a sitting president that was elected by 63 million Americans. That process was conducted legally, fairly, and its results are indisputable. Those results were based not on emotion or opinion, but on the elements of presidential choice alone: an election. That process was implemented by a group of intelligent people who set out to do so with one objective in mind: to craft a government structured entirely to operate at the behest of Americans — ALL Americans. No American has ever been more important than their neighbors or other family members. And any variations of that one fundamental are attacks against the foundation blocks that constitute the United States of America. Those variations are nothing more than the opinions of people who are driven by “self-agendas.” And “Self-agendas” are NOT Constitutionally protected.

It doesn’t matter who is in charge and who — if anyone — is organizing a “messaging process, what matters is that the Media have let Americans down.

Propaganda

In third-world and totalitarian countries, news organizations controlled by the State have had their news justifiably labeled as “Propaganda.” Propaganda is the State’s version of the truth. But it certainly is not. In each such situation, the Media has become a combined messaging entity controlled by the latest messaging entity in each country. And, sadly, it’s true in the U.S. today just like in those third-world countries we referenced.

The Media have:

  • become a propaganda machine for the Left;
  • become a clear and ever-present bias purveyors against all things conservative;
  • A source that is pushing narratives that are ripping this country apart;
  • A reference to promote racism and bigotry where there is NO evidence of such behavior;
  • A source of misinformation and outright LIES without vetting sources or fact-checking stories.

In essence, they’ve stopped telling Americans the truth.

The Media Is Failing At Its Job

They’re supposed to be the 4th Estate, the “checks and balance” for the American people to war against the government growing too comfortable in their inevitable shift towards tyranny. It’s the media’s job to STOP that shift—or at least slow it down—and they’re not doing that.

Trump has called them the “enemy of the people,” and the fact that they’ve chosen sides and refused to do their actual job goes a long way in proving him to be 100% correct. And, unfortunately for them, Americans are FINALLY starting to notice.

Evidence

  • A recent Rasmussen poll indicates that the vast majority of American voters (including 69% of independents) are angrier at the media than they are at either President Donald Trump or his political opponents.
  • 61% of Americans expressed anger at the media (up from 53% last year) while voters’ anger at the press is also higher than their anger at either President Donald Trump (53%) or his political opponents (49%) and far more Republicans (83%) than Democrats (33%) say they’re angry at the media.
  • More than two-thirds (69%) of unaffiliated voters say they’re angry at the media.

Republicans being angry at the disproportionate bias makes sense. The treatment of the president and all things from the Right is horrendous. The most prominent news outlets in the country all lean to the Left. And the one company that is supposedly in Trump’s corner – Fox News – is only 47% favorable towards the President, while 53% of its reports are negative. So, if anything, Fox News is CLOSER to being fair and balanced towards the president.

It is fair to note that although FOX News is not harmful in their overall reporting of the President, that is NOT Pro-Trump.

So what is news supposed to read like, look like, and sound like?

Real News Defined

“News is information about current events. This may be provided through many different media: word of mouth, printing, postal systems, broadcasting, electronic communication, or through the testimony of observers and witnesses to events. Common topics for news reports include war, government, politics, education, health, the environment, economy, business, fashion, and entertainment, as well as athletic events, quirky, or unusual events. Government proclamations concerning royal ceremonies, laws, taxes, public health, and criminals have been dubbed news since ancient times. Humans exhibit a nearly universal desire to learn and share news, which they satisfy by talking to each other and sharing information. Technological and social developments, often driven by government communication and espionage networks, have increased the speed with which news can spread, as well as influenced its content.”

This definition originates from that bastion of news independence, journalistic integrity, truth, and honesty: Wikipedia. If one performs an internet search to find actual descriptions of News, its purposes, and its abuses, you’ll find that news has never been without bias and personal opinion.If anyone says to youthat “their” news IS 100% truthful, without prejudice, and without political or personal perspective, run away as fast as you can! Why is that? Because we are all people, all human, and all embodied with a brain with which to observe, consume, process and spew to others the consensus of what our minds have prepared from all those elements we have absorbed from outside sources woven into our minds.

We in no way are trying to excuse and or all those in the news media who practice untruthful production and dissemination of news regularly. Most of those abandoned the fundamentals of real journalism long ago. Journalism 101 teaches that regarding news, reporting should contain these elements: “Who,What, When, Where.” Stories passed along to news audiences are to include those elements and nothing more. But there is a problem with doing just that.

Humans investigate, compile evidence with which stories that chronicle those investigation findings are written, someone else may give those stories in a newspaper, television news report, radio news broadcast, or even from a stage. And in each such case, seldom if ever are those details given in a manner held to that “Who, What, When, and Where” template. Personal opinion and personal or business agendas most often color the “news” that is transmitted.

It’s that personal opinion that has become both the opiate and the thunderbolt for those who receive news. News organizations know that and have created an environment in which they can feed the hunger — a specific drug a consumer looks for — to anyone and everyone to keep them committed to that news source for that type of news about that type of subject.

Alas, Truth of stories given to the public is no longer mandatory. What IS compulsory is the inclusion of the personal opinion of the one reporting to not indoctrinate the viewer or listener, but to “persuade” that person toward a particular conclusion that is seldom based on fact.

We’ll close today’s story with a Summary note from actor Denzel Washington. He explains succinctly what has been and is still happening in the news industry. Without saying it, Denzel is portraying the evil of today‘s Mainstream Media and the horrors it is spewing on us all.

We’ve said this many times before but it bears repeating: if we choose to NOT awaken to the plethora of untruthful information flooding our lives and the lives of those around us, we deserve the results we receive from the absorption of it all. What are those results?

We form opinions based on information we digest no matter if true or not. We share those with others who then create their own ideas to share with others. To be  blunt: the Media are being allowed by Americans to paint a new picture of our World each day that has had the truth excised before its dissemination, replaced with opinion and specific narratives the reporting entity or individuals want us to consider as Truth.

Denzel expressed it best:

Impeachment “Schiff-Shizzle”

I receive multiple phone calls each day (and love receiving them) from friends and associates to get my opinion of the day’s Impeachment “Schiff-Shizzle,” otherwise known as the “Impeachment Inquiry.” Yesterday (Thursday) was no different. I’m sure you probably shook your head trying to ferret out the truth from the news stories you heard about yesterday’s hearing and applicable testimony. Depending on which network or networks to which you listened or watched, you could possibly be convinced the President is done or convinced that Congress will propose a bill to extend his presidency for ten more years!

In other words, this “inquiry” as it has been termed has resulted each day in one absolute and final conclusion by all: “Inconclusive!”

Of course, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, and CBS news reports confirm that he’s done. FOX — who stands alone as the conservative network regarding political reports — is not so certain the President will be impeached.

We’ll keep this conversation brief today. Why? Because there was nothing new yesterday! I doubt anyone’s mind was changed who looked into the hearings. One thing is certain: this nation is more polarized than it has been along political lines during my lifetime.

I will remind all here, any President can be impeached for jaywalking in downtown D.C. Impeachment is NOT regulated by the Rule of Law. Criminal and civil law procedures are NOT necessary elements in impeachment. And the “Schiff-Shizzle” certainly has no restrictions for any production of evidence, factual testimony, and certainly no fairness in the process of testimony. But one thing IS certain and IS required, not by court rules but by the U.S. Constitution: a president can be impeached for “Treason, Bribery, or High Crimes and Misdemeanors.”

To that end, one would think these hearings would ALL center around the investigation and discovery of these types of wrongdoing by President Trump. Have they?

I’ll answer that question myself. Through approximately 100 hours of House Oversight Committee face-to-face hearings, testimony and cross-examination, and through 3.5 years of unlimited investigation by Robert Mueller and several dozen attorneys who had unrestricted access to whatever evidence through documents and/or testimony, I’ve not heard of any evidence of President Trump being factually guilty of any of those Constitutional required elements of impeachment.

In closing to illustrate how ludicrous the “Schiff-Shizzle” has been in this regard, take a peek at this short segment of testimony and questions with answers:

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) followed the Constitution in her questioning and Ambassador Volker and Mr. Kennedy of the State Department answered the only questions applicable to an Impeachment Inquiry: no Treason, no Bribery, no High Crimes or Misdemeanors, no Quid Pro Quo.

Why do they even continue?

Corruption U.S. Government Style

We just simply accept it. It goes unnoticed. Remember those family reunions where old Uncle Bill always showed up, never had much to say, but was still the odd person in the room? No one felt comfortable in a one-on-one conversation with him. He just stayed to himself.

That’s the example of the role Corruption plays in our government today. It’s always there but seldom discussed or pointed out. Everyone knows it’s around and how powerful it is. We just don’t talk about it.

U.S. Government corruption has been outed, however. No longer is Uncle Bill slinking quietly around us. Corruption has been exposed!

Today we will examine specific and demonstrative examples of today’s corruption in our government: no allegations, no assumptions, just facts.

#1: Ukraine – “Quid Pro Quo”

This example of corruption needs very little if any explanation. In the Impeachment Inquiry, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) quietly changed the impeachable charge against the President from “Quid Pro Quo” to “Extortion and Bribery.” Why? Because in Dems’ focus groups, “Quid Pro Quo” did not sell well.

Biden in a speech to the Foreign Affairs Council actually admitted that he threatened the former Ukraine President with the withholding of almost $1 Billion in Congressionally approved U.S. foreign aid unless the Ukraine prosecutor who was investigating corruption of Biden’s son Hunter and Hunter’s Ukraine gas company was fired. In fact, the VP gave Ukraine six hours to terminate the prosecutor. The prosecutor was terminated. What Vice President Biden did was a perfect example of extortion. And as the second most powerful man in world politics, Obama’s Vice President extorted Ukraine’s President. What is extortion?

“Extortion: the crime of obtaining money or some other thing of value by the abuse of one’s office or authority.”

There certainly was extortion by an American regarding Ukraine. The shakedown was not only committed but glorified triumphantly before the Foreign Affairs Council by Barack Obama’s Vice President, Joe Biden.

#2: “Selling A Lie to Close a Deal”

Rep. Adam Schiff has shown he’ll do and say anything to destroy the President — even con the American people. He dismisses the ability of any American to see, hear, and understand the truth.

As “The Sheriff” in this impeachment inquiry, Schiff began the first hearing regarding the Trump phone call with Ukraine’s President Zelensky by telling Americans: “Here’s how Mr. Trump extorted the people of Ukraine.” Schiff then read this transcript of the phone call, quoting President Trump:

“We’ve been very good to your country. Very good. No other country has done as much as we have. But you know what? I don’t see much reciprocity here. I hear what you want. I have a favor I want from YOU though. And I’m going to say this only seven times so you better listen good,” Schiff read from his fabricated conversation.

“I want you to make up dirt on my political opponent, understand? Lots of it,” he continued.

“On this and on that. I’m gonna put you in touch with people and not just any people,” he continued, affecting an accent meant to resemble Trump’s. “I’m going to put you with the attorney general of the United States, my attorney general Bill Barr. He’s got the whole weight of the American law enforcement behind him.”

“And I’m gonna put you in touch with Rudy, you’re gonna love him, trust me,” Schiff said, still avoiding any real quotations from the transcript. “You know what I’m asking, so I’m only going to say this a few more times, in a few more ways. And by the way don’t call me again. I’ll call you when you’ve done what I’ve asked.

Schiff fabricated the entire “transcript” he read to millions of Americans in his opening remarks of the hearing!

He never told Americans this version — HIS version — of the call was a total fabrication. He represented to Americans that President Trump said these things to Zelensky. His actions in this were Corrupt.

(If you did not read the actual transcript of the actual phone call between President Trump and Ukraine President Zelensky, click on this link to read the 2-minute conversation)

https://truthnewsnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/427409665-Ukraine-Call-Transcript.pdf

#3: “Holding Ukraine Military Aid”

We’ve heard it again and again: “President Trump in temporarily holding military aid Congress had approved for Ukraine was an extortion attempt to force Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden — the chief election foe for Donald Trump in the 2020 election.”

Was there corruption in withholding aid from Ukraine? If so, how so?

There WAS!

In 2014, after Russia annexed Crimea and began arming separatists in eastern Ukraine with tanks, armored vehicles, and rocket launchers, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko came to Washington to plead for weapons to defend his country. In an impassioned address to a joint session of Congress — with Biden sitting directly behind him — Poroshenko said his country appreciated the nonlethal assistance he was getting, but declared “one cannot win a war with blankets.”

The Obama-Biden administration was unmoved. The Wall Street Journal reported at the time that “President Barack Obama stuck to his refusal to provide weapons or other lethal military gear to Ukraine.” Why?

Team Obama feared that lethal aid would provoke Moscow.

So what did the administration give him? Instead of rocket-propelled grenades, we provided food rations and blankets!

Here’s the corruption: Ukraine had disarmed materials the Russian invasion as part of a deal made with the Obama Administration. The reason Ukraine agreed to disarm? President Obama promised Ukraine President Poroshenko that in the event of a Russian attack on Ukraine, the U.S. would protect Ukraine militarily.

What was necessary from the U.S. in specific military aid to Ukraine were Javelin missiles — small but deadly missiles that are amazingly effective to disarm Russian tanks. Ukraine was told the U.S. would provide those Javelin missiles. Instead, they were given rations and blankets because Obama did not want to upset Putin.

I thought Donald Trump was in the pocket of the Russian President.

NOTE: The U.S. ultimately provided Javelin missiles to Ukraine — but not by President Obama — by the Trump Administration

#4: The Ukraine-U.S. Anti-Corruption Treaty

Did you notice that during the Obama Administration, the two world-changing multi-national agreements that were finalized and trumpeted as being the two most important such agreements in existence were NOT treaties? Have you ever wondered why?

U.S. treaties are negotiated by the Administration and then confirmed by the U.S. Senate, so they have the full force in enforcement by the U.S. Government.

Neither the Iran Nuclear deal or the Paris Climate Accords were ever confirmed by the Senate and therefore were NOT treaties and therefore not enforceable. Why would the Obama Administration handle it this way? So they would have universal control of every aspect of these agreements with NO government oversight.

But there is a Ukraine-United States treaty in which both countries mutually agree to find, investigate, and prosecute corruption in each government that impacts the other country. Here’s a link to the actual treaty signed by President Bill Clinton in 1999.

We apologize but it appears that the U.S. Gov’t has blocked our ability to publish the Ukraine-U.S. Treaty on our site. However, if you would like a .pdf of the Treaty, simply email us at dan@TruthNewsNet.org and we’ll attach it to a return email to you immediately. Again we’re sorry.  Dan

Americans forget that President Obama named Vice President Biden to supervise significant alleged corruption in Ukraine during his second term. Biden was the “Ukraine Corruption Czar” during the 2016 election. And U.S. intelligence investigations verified during the 2016 election in the U.S.; there was significant corruption from Ukraine to attack the campaign of then-candidate Donald Trump.

To that end, wasn’t there a requirement for the U.S. President no matter who won to (based on the Treaty) work with Ukraine to find, investigate, and prosecute any wrongdoers for acts committed during the 2016 campaign?

#5: “Faux” Obstruction of Justice

House Democrats let subpoenas fly: to witnesses for personal sworn testimony before committees and documents. President Trump has exerted “Executive Privilege” in numerous cases preventing some staffers from testifying and also for the production of certain documents. Of course, Schiff and Company have cried foul from the get-go, claiming “President Trump is obstructing justice.” In fact, according to those Democrats, the President’s doing so is impeachable as “Obstruction of Justice.”

Why would Mr. Trump stop testimony and document production? Almost all of those subpoenaed to testify and virtually all of the documents subpoenaed were provided to Robert Mueller in his investigation. Also, certain persons in the White House who consistently meet with the President on many top-secret foreign and domestic matters simply cannot testify and certain documents cannot be provided for national security reasons. But Democrats will have nothing of it.

Executive Privilege is a policy used solely for situations like this to protect national security and to protect undercover operations and those who are undercover at the time. President Trump exerting Executive Privilege and its subsequent results in the Impeachment Inquiry have led numerous Democrats to notch their “Causes to Impeach Trump” belt labeling Executive Privilege as just one more example of Obstruction of Justice.

But did Barack Obama obstruct justice in using Executive Privilege? He certainly used Executive Privilege numerous times during his eight years. But no one ever heard anyone from the Republican Party and certainly no media outlets crying for the impeachment of President Obama. There certainly IS Quid Pro Quo in reverse: Obama scated abusing Executive Privilege and President Trump faces impeachment! Here are just nine examples of President Obama’s claims of privilege:

  1. Eric Holder refuses to provide subpoenaed Fast & Furious documents — and people died!
  2. Lois Lerner of the IRS refuses to testify on IRS targeting of conservative non-profit organizations seeking tax-free status.
  3. Obama operative Ben Rhodes not allowed to testify on Iran Nuclear Deal which kept its sleazy details from the public.
  4. Treasury officials blocked from testifying on Obamacare subsidies so no one knew their sources until a year or so later.
  5. White House refuses to allow its political director to testify about an organization formed to work politically from within the White House for re-election using White House sources — which is illegal.
  6. Justice Kagan’s Obamacare conflict on interest came from her work before being nominated to the Supreme Court in actually crafting the legislation. The Senate Judiciary Committee subpoenaed records of her work during her confirmation hearings. Obama exerted Executive Privilege to prevent the viewing of those records.
  7. Refusal to provide subpoenaed Solyndra documents. Remember that $500 M taxpayer loan guarantee for the company owned by Obama’s friends? Taxpayers ate that $500 M. Congress wanted to see those records: Nope. Obama declared Executive Privilege.
  8. Refusing to let the White House social secretary testify on party crashers scandal when two got past Secret Service and into an official White House function. Congress naturally investigated the breach and subpoenaed the White House Social Secretary for testimony. Obama declared Executive Privilege to prevent her appearance.
  9. Fighting subpoenas in the New Black Panther Party voter intimidation investigation. Two Black Panther members stationed themselves in front of a polling location in Philadelphia at a senior, mostly-white area. They Panthers brandished weapons to intimidate voters. Attorney General Eric Holder refused to take Civil Rights actions and to investigate the pair and refused to turnover any records to Congress. Obama gave him a pass from doing so.

Summary

I know: that’s only Five examples of specific government corruption. We promised Six. We’ll let you off easy today by simply telling you what the sixth example is: the media arm of the United States Government — the Media. The Mainstream Media are now actually an informal yet powerful branch of government. On another day, we’ll give you examples of exact corruption on their part — some of which you already know.

Folks, our government is corrupt! There are no ways to explain it away. And each day we watch as new evidence appears that confirms its existence and power that is growing in numbers of instances and boldness.

We should all be ashamed and probably all are afraid. And we should be. Government corruption is far past a mark at which we can regain control. I’m not sure what will be necessary to salvage what’s left of our representative republic. But what I AM sure of is that President Trump is a key cog in the wheel of justice that is perceived by the Left to be capable of reining in their corruption. They’re afraid of him! And they should be.

Pray for our nation. Pray for its leaders. And pray for truthfulness and fairness under the Law. If God answers those prayers and people allow His answers to be fulfilled, we’ll be fine.

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Hello: My Name is “Corruption”

Just over a year ago this story and podcast was published here. Little did we know it would be even more applicable today — one year later.

This is the first of two parts to this horror story. Today’s podcast gives you a glimpse of what’s in store. Tomorrow’s offering in which we reveal to you the five most egregious examples of corruption from the Left — or “Deep State” as they have become known — will nauseate you. None of these will be hearsay examples, opinions drawn from personal conclusions, or allegations. Each will be factual proof of the specifics of corruption that are alive today, not just in the U.S., but in other countries in which our government right before our eyes has sowed these evil seeds.

When first published, we did not have 600+ subscribers who attend the University of Moscow. These young men and women who are looking and listening in need to know the U.S. has corruption running amuck in our government as do others. Additionally, TruthNewsNetwork has 10,000 new subscribers.

It’s uncanny how what went live here in November of 2018 is even more applicable and appropriate than when first published.

NOTE: I encourage you to listen to the podcast first.

Happy Hunting!

“Corruption”

”I am certain you know who I am. I have been around for a long time. If we haven’t met personally, undoubtedly you’ve seen my handiwork.

I don’t remember a time when I didn’t exist. Honestly, I’m sure I’ve been around as long as you guys. The reason that many don’t recognize me when they see the results of my work is because I have a great attribute that only I can initiate: I make myself look just like anyone I want. I can look like anybody, and I can act just like the wind. You do not SEE the wind, but you see its results — you see what the wind does. When you see leaves on a tree blowing around, you know the wind is there. I can make myself just like that. You don’t necessarily see me; you know what I DO. And I do a lot!

So what do I do? What’s my ‘job?’ I have one goal in life: to get every human I can to blindly accept everything I show them is what they need, and then get them to do ALL of those things. What does that mean? Let me explain.

I find a way to exploit your weaknesses. I’m good at finding them. Let’s face it: they usually are about sex, money, fame, or power. All I have to do is find, which is your ‘poison.’ It’s easy for me to use it against you.

Alexander the Great was extremely insecure. As a boy, he just wanted to be liked. Kids his on age bullied him. All he ever wanted was to retaliate against them all. So I surrounded him with a bunch of guys that I had already made mine. They taught Alex how easy it is to be robust and tower over others as those bullies had done to him. So he did it. He found ways to not only destroy people, but he also slaughtered tens of thousands of humans who stood in the way of his lust for power. The more death and destruction he initiated, the more he wanted. He was my favorite son…for a while.

Europe was secure for me. Stalin and Lenin were easy pawns. Their lust for power made it simple for me to dangle conquest in front of both. Their pride and greed consumed them and destroyed millions of good people. War was just a tool for them to use to spread their brutality. They both fed on all my ‘benefits:’ wealth, sexual perversion, fear, and the domination of their nations citizens’ lives — until those two were through with them. Those plebes were then marched to death camps, the Gulags, or executed.

Before the Russian pawns, I turned Hitler my way. Adolph was pretty easy. He was a shy German lad who hated the Jewish people. He lamented his weaknesses. That made it easy for him to spot in others and flame in him the fires of hatred. I gave him tools that allowed him to easily convince people to follow him. He loved the military, which he used to obliterate Jews that dared to call the Motherland theirs. He conned a large group of military leaders to ‘get rid’ of the Jews — first in Germany, then Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Austria. I gave him the idea of how to exterminate the ‘vermin,’ which he passed along to his minions. His military leaders fired up ovens, gas chambers. The Jews that escaped those were simply starved to death.

But America opened the door for me to expand my craft. There was a group of really strong and honest people who resisted me in the beginning. They set up a government that was designed to assure settlers in the New World the brutal dictatorships and monarchies they lived through in Europe would NEVER dominate America. That government was supposed to be ‘of the People, by the People, and for the People.’ It worked…for a while.

America’s becoming the most powerful, richest, and freest country on Earth made it a candy store for me. I’ve had a field day! When people get fat, content, and happy, Mr. Corruption has a much easier time breaking down those doors. Americans became so content and oblivious to the realities of life elsewhere, they all on the most part adopted an attitude of entitlement that became the easiest portal I’ve ever had to quietly invade a nation.

Do you think slavery just happened? Heck no! Men throughout history lusted for power over other humans. But I used Americans’ pride and laziness to push their thirst for control over others to the limits. Slaveowners took depravity to the lowest depths of humanity. Sex and human trafficking ran amuck. Forcing men, women, and children to play the humiliating role of nothing more than chattel property was one of my greatest achievements. Plantation owners treated slaves like farm animals with no regard for their health, welfare, families, or any role they played other that whatever role the slaveowner chose for them. And I instilled and maintained in all their minds that owning another human was just something they did. ‘Everybody does that!’ made it OK.

I hope you didn’t think when Americans adopted the attitude that government was nothing more than a tool for them to use for their personal enrichment that their doing so was just something that happened. I DID THAT! And it was pretty easy. After all, when men and women live every day of their lives thinking their desires are the only things that matter in their world, they ALWAYS find ways to make certain what they want is available — somehow. I dropped this question into a politician’s head one day: “Why not just use government to take care of all of this. When I control the political might, I control every person, every business, every law, and every dollar. That way, I can have everything I ever want!”

The first politicians I turned took it to some really way-out limits. So I made it clear to them that they needed to keep pushing forward with their political power-grabbing processes, but they needed to keep it quiet. There were always going to be men and women around who would reject me and my ideas and would stick to everything right, legal, and fair. We didn’t need those do-gooders talking to others about us. And it worked.

You may be saying, ‘All this is just a bit too far-fetched!’ Do you REALLY think that?

  • You don’t think I was there when John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln? Booth was one of my guys. Lincoln refused to drink the ‘Corruption Kool-Aid.’ I had to take him out. Booth was just the guy.
  • You don’t think Lee Harvey Oswald acted on his own? That conspiracy theory about ‘Who Shot Kennedy’ was about a real conspiracy. I couldn’t have a guy in power who was teaching Americans to live lives totally opposite to my teaching. He told them ‘Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.’ I couldn’t have this nation become one of people who cared for others!
  • You don’t believe that James Earl Ray shot Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. because Ray was a racist? James Earl Ray was on a mission — for ME! My people needed African Americans to continue to be subservient to Caucasian Americans and live only to fulfill the whims of those ‘superior’ Americans. King was teaching those African Americans that they were really valuable, and were created as equal human beings in every way. I couldn’t allow that!
  • You don’t think those white Southern Democrats came up with those white sheets and the burning hunger to terrorize African Americans on their own? I planted those seeds in their minds. I had created racism! It was an amazing tool to pit one human against another, to perpetuate anger, bigotry, and hatred, and to perpetuate war — real or perceived — between people who are ‘different.’ I had to keep white Americans believing black Americans were unworthy of human dignity. I had to keep black Americans subservient and willing to accept they were less than human.
  • You don’t think that some guy just decided that he didn’t like women and he preferred other guys and some woman that she liked other women? Things regarding sex between men and women had rocked along too quietly for too long. I had to plant those thoughts and confuse those men and women. And I later used that confusion to create an entire political movement to instill and perpetuate some of the most amazing animus yet in America. And it’s still working!
  • I made politicians’ lust for power so consuming they accepted every thought I gave them as to how to build and perpetuate power while hiding their intentions, methods, and actions in accumulating all the power in the U.S. necessary to enslave the entire population without them even knowing it.
  • I created blackmail. I taught politicians how to use it to enslave their fellow legislators, forcing them to commit the most disgusting acts against others one can imagine. Politicians were forced to go along with horrific and heinous acts against American citizens in every way imaginable: confiscatory tax policies, theft of citizens’ rights and property, unfair criminal law and prosecution, personal enrichment through unimaginable schemes — all while opening the door to bigger and bigger government to allow an elite class of Americans to self-determine every aspect of life for every American with no regard for those Americans’ wishes.
  • I taught Elitists from that government to allow the evils created by Stalin, Hitler, Gerbel, Mao, and even King Herod stealthily creep back into American culture. Planned Parenthood has been given billions of dollars confiscated from Americans through taxpayers to summarily destroy millions of humans before birth, while those elitists hide that Planned Parenthood ‘refunds’ to those politicians millions of those tax dollars they’ve been given, calling them ‘campaign contributions.’ Politicians waste trillions of American dollars in scheme after scheme, pork project after pork project, passing out money to friends, relatives, companies owned by campaign supporters, all the while accepting billions of dollars and ‘contributions’ from supporters which are all payback. It is ridiculously funny that through the lust for power, money, and their pride, I have (with all of these tools) them so tied to me they cannot say one thing to anyone about any of this! If they do, they’ll all go down. And when one or two start thinking about ‘talking,’ all I have to do is send one of my lieutenants to remind them of what I can do, and they all shut up…or I shut them up!

All this stuff you see politicians do today that just doesn’t seem right? I’m the source of their doing so and their justification for doing it. Things like: picking and choosing which laws to enforce, which ones to forget about, and who can get away with breaking any laws without any penalty — that’s me! Their promoting open borders and illegal immigration — that’s me too! Allowing the unfettered funding of hate groups like ANTIFA and the White Supremacists who each promote nothing but racism, hatred, and anarchy — all of it I instigated. The death of morality and decency throughout the American populace, exploding violence and murder, rape, human trafficking of all kinds, pedophilia, incest, and even abortion — that’s all me. And it’s some of my finest work!

None of any of this is possible without people in power. There are many in government — too many for me to list for you here. (I wouldn’t do that anyway. I don’t want to give myself away anymore than I already have.) But you know them all by name. I won’t even talk about them individually.

God has done an amazing job in creating the world and creating humans. I sometimes slap myself thinking ‘Why did God even create me?’ I wonder why God created evil, too. I’m not going to worry about that. I’ll just revel in that evil and continue to corrupt everyone I can. I’ve gotten really good at it and hiding it as well.  I’ll bet you never really thought much about me. See, I’ve done a pretty good job!

I’ll let you go with this one thought: people in America are not as stupid as they act. They see all of this along with all the good in the world. American people make choices about whether they are going to let me do through them what my name says I’m all about: corrupting them and leading them into the corruption of others. There are very few who actually speak up against me. Most people (like you) are NOT politicians. Those people (like you) willingly allow this all to happen.

I’m taking a chance coming forward and talking to you about this today. I’m pretty sure you could start talking about me, trying to convince others that I’m real and that you guys should do something to get rid of me. But I’m SO confident, SO sure, and SO good at what I do, I’m pretty sure those other people aren’t going to do something like that.

There is something that is certain: as long as I exist, and as long as men and women keep me around, I’m the one that is going to be in power. I’m the one that will run the show. And I KNOW all the ins and outs of human beings, and how to manipulate you all. Doing so is pretty easy — TOO EASY! And I plan to just keep right on doing what I do best: Corruption.

You could do something about me. You could talk about me to your family members, friends, relatives, and even politicians who are supposed to serve you. But you won’t do that. Why?

I KNOW WHO YOU ARE. I KNOW WHAT YOU THINK. I KNOW WHAT YOU’VE DONE!

You already knew that, didn’t you? Listen to this and remember this one thing: your being quiet about ME is the reason I exist, AND the reason I’m not going anywhere!

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Can it Get Nastier?

The short answer: Yes!

In anticipation of another week of public impeachment inquiry hearings, we want  to give you the tentative schedule for hearings and those expected to testify:

Tuesday AM: Lt. Col Alexander Vindman and Jennifer Williams

  • Vindman is the National Security Council’s top Ukraine expert and a decorated Army veteran. He directly listened into the July call. During the closed-door hearings, he testified that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney “coordinated” a plan to condition a White House meeting for Zelensky on an investigation into the Bidens.
  • Williams is an aide to Vice President Pence. She also listened in on the July call, which she said was “unusual” and “shed some light on possible other motivations behind a security assistance hold.”

Tuesday PM: Kurt Volker and Tim Morrison

  • Volker, the former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine, discussed Rudy Giuliani’s involvement with Ukraine during his closed-door testimony.
  • Morrison is the National Security Council’s former Russia and Europe director, who said he did not find the July call inappropriate but confirmed other key instances at the heart of the impeachment inquiry in his closed-door testimony.

Wednesday AM: Gordon Sondland

  • Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, is expected to be the week’s biggest witness. He revised his closed-door testimony to state that he told an aide to Zelensky that military assistance would not be released until Zelensky issued a statement agreeing to investigate Burisma, a gas company with ties to Biden’s son.

Wednesday PM: Laura Cooper and David Hale

  • Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense, said in her closed-door testimony that Trump directed the freezing of military aid via the Office of Management and Budget over corruption concerns.
  • Hale, the undersecretary of state for political affairs, spoke to what many officials described as Yovanovitch’s questionable removal as ambassador to Ukraine during his closed-door testimony.

Thursday: Fiona Hill

  • Hill, Trump’s former Russia adviser, discussed in her closed-door testimony how former national security adviser John Bolton was worried by the shadow diplomacy being conducted by Mulvaney, Sondland, and Giuliani in Ukraine.

Lest We Forget: Highlights from Last Week’s Pony Show — Impeachment Inquiry

Were there any bright spots for the President and Republicans through Day 2 of the public hearings by Rep. Schiff’s committee as part of the impeachment inquiry? It depends on which side of the table you sit. Democrats certainly continued their narrative supporting impeachment that is completely void of facts. Actually, the basis being pushed by Schiff is based on zero facts but relies totally on the emotions of fellow Americans that Schiff and Pelosi are confident they can sway by witness testimony to make the President look mean, uncouth, and insensitive.

Friday’s was the second day of public hearings as a result of the onslaught by Republicans for Schiff’s secrecy. Friday, former Ukraine Ambassador Yovanovitch was on the hot seat.

During Friday’s public hearings, Yovanovitch told Rep. Stewart, a Utah Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, that she could supply the panel with no information regarding criminal activity or bribes that President Trump may have been involved with.

Stewart: “I would now feel compelled to ask you, Madam Ambassador, as you sit here before us, very simply and directly, do you have any information regarding the president of the United States accepting any bribes?”

Yovanovitch: “No.”

Stewart: “Do you have any information regarding any criminal activity that the president of the United States has been involved with at all?”

Yovanovitch: “No.”

Stewart thanked Yovanovitch before predicting that public support for impeachment would decrease after the hearings.

“The American people know this is nonsense,” Stewart said. “The American people know this is unfair.”

Remember the testimony of two bureaucrats that were given on Tuesday? They sat at the table together and were questions at the same time. In that testimony, it too became clear that neither diplomat had any evidence of any impeachable event or behavior by the President.

Here is the bottom line on all three’s feelings and suggestions for the President: None of the three have ever met Mr. Trump, spoken to Mr. Trump, and certainly have not personally performed any type of mental testing for the President’s competence. They were NOT experts but rather hired hands — all three Obama sycophants cannot stand Donald Trump. That in itself disqualifies the validity of any of their testimony before Congress. Their opinions of the President have no place and carry no weight when it comes to driving a duly-elected President from office. What’s scary is Deep State D.C. pundits — yes, the Deep State is real — have amassed significant power through decades of operating just below the surface of government and are out in force (and in unison) to maintain their power.

Fortunately, Schiff and Pelosi were forced by the tide of public opinion to pull back the curtain they used to hide the first impeachment inquiry hearing so Americans could see their evil in action. No one who looked in on their two days of faux hearings saw anything resembling non-partisan Congressional hearings. What they saw was an American despot cloaked in hatred on singular task. Schiff and many others are mired in a desperate attempt to hide facts while manufacturing evidence sufficient to achieve the objective of overturning the 2016 election. Simultaneously their objective is to prevent the heavy-favorite from winning a second White House term.

Their methods? Forget about the will of the American voters; forget about the Rule of Law; forget about the U.S. Constitution and the balance of power; ignore the fundamental of American Justice that gives all a “presumption of innocence,” fair representation of the accused, and the right to confront one’s accuser(s). “Shade” the process in an effort to get Americans to look the other way and just listen to what THEY say while ignoring the truth.

I’m not an alarmist or a conspiracy theorist. What we saw last week was a plain, “in your face” assault on the United States of America! And its proponents — who many are in government leadership — are legion.

Remember that patriot John Brennan? Here’s how he weighed-in after Friday’s hearing and in response to President Trump’s tweet calling the hearings a “Witch Hunt:”

How much more vile can one man become? I have never grown accustomed to the anger and extreme hatred by many on the Left for normal everyday Americans. Former CIA Director John Brennan is one such hater. He is far from being an anti-Trumpster. He’s a Trump-hater. What is most surprising to me is Mr. Brennan is right in the middle of the allegations — they’re allegations right now — of abusing the FISA warrant application way back before the Mueller Investigation even started. Mr. Brennan is alleged to have provided the Steele Dossier to an employee of former Senator John McCain to pass along to Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and to the Media. Brennan stands to lose much, it is reported, when the Inspector General’s report on wrongdoing by the FBI and other agencies in the jumpstart of the investigation into Trump Russia election collusion. With so many sources maintaining his exposure in all this, it probably means he is the subject of at least a portion of the criminal referral charges that surely will result from that report.

But still, Brennan keeps on barking at President Trump! What’s that old saying: “The first chicken to cackle is the one that laid the egg?” If that’s applicable here, Brennan has laid at least a couple of dozen eggs.

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Here’s a bit of news: expect some relief in this incessant barrage of grenades from the mainstream media this week. Where will it come from? The truth! Won’t it be a breath of fresh air to hear some truth for a change? There are reports that a significant amount of the unverified allegations of wrongdoing by the President will be debunked by REAL evidence from witness testimony.

We’ll stop here today. But be certain that it is critical for you to stay close as these tidbits of truth will initiate the tide’s turn away from Trump Mania with a wave of verified truth. We’ll investigate, confirm the truth of what we are told, and bring results to you daily.

Know this: as we approach Thanksgiving 2019, ”The Best is Yet to Come!”