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The TPI Gazette: Trump’s World

In four more years, Trump's World, Your GOP on June 30, 2016 at 12:21 AM

It has been a few months since we developed a Trump video gazette.  Time only permits visual presentations related to Trump, as we could spend far too many hours working to develop cogent text and commentary about the GOP circus attendant.

Non-Progressive News

While, I am certain the backdrop of the following image was very much intentional and aimed at campaign optics, I find it amazing the Trump campaign didn’t think in terms of “garbage.”

Since Trump spoke with a backdrop that appears as garbage, let’s start with some unadulterated garbage from Trump and two Republicans who introduce the carnival barker in a New England event.  Rachel Maddow delivered a segment that I will classify as a must view.

From the Greenville Gazette via Occupy Democrats YouTube feed,

Trump Compares His Own Sexual Promiscuity To Fighting In Vietnam

How will the GOP/RNC deal with this reality No amount of lying, bluster, and carnival barking will reverse the visuals below?

// about a bit of advice from the nation’s number one Trump supporter.  How to pick a vice presidential candidate.

Thank you, John McCain for this miscarriage of humanity

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What Gazette report onTrump’s GOP would be complete without an update on his far right racist contingent?

What would an edition of the Gazette be without a reminder of life other than that of the GOP?  President Obama addressed the Canadian Parliament earlier in the evening.

President Barack Obama received huge applause at the conclusion of his speech to the Canadian legislature, accompanied by a rousing, aggressive chant of…

Brit and US Racism Is Shaping Our World

In Bigoty, Brexit, British racisms, racism US racism, ugly international racism, Us bigoty on June 29, 2016 at 12:07 PM

  1. the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.
    • prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior.
      “a program to combat racism”
      synonyms: racial discrimination, racialism, racial prejudice, xenophobiachauvinismbigotry,casteism

      “Aborigines are the main victims of racism in Australia”

    If you have time for a few examples of international racism from two countries with majority white populations, give this piece a full viewing.

    England is awash in overt acts of racism and anti-multi culturalism that recently led to an insane vote to extract Britain from the European Union. England has been at the heart of the Union since the late 1940s and was a leading proponent of renaming the union from the European Economic Community to the European Union. Anti-multi culturalism, bigotry, and racism is manifesting in every corner of the United States and will impact the General /eelctiosn this fall.

    Emotional rhetoric, nefarious campaigning and what some in the country call “legal Immigration” is showing an ugly side. Social ideology and paradigms which manifest as racism, bigotry and hatred also prevalent in the United States. 

    The example below is classic. A non-Anglo appearing man on a bus was accosted and harassed by a band of young Brits. In fact, the man may appear to some to be of Persian or Arabic ancestry. He is a person who served in the US armed forces and may have a long history of life in Britain. A history which may have spanned the lives of the young British racists. 

    Juan Jasso, the victim of the attack, is an American who served in the Army for seven years and is currently a lecturer in England.

    Juan Jasso, the victim of the attack, is an American who served in the Army for seven years and is currently a lecturer in England.

    How about a closer and much more poignant example.

    Another example.

    On more example before moving to a US version of growing (racism) cancer.

    The Washington Post 
    Brits growing racism  and cuturaL nationalism

    Poles in U.K. worried over post-Brexit hate crimes

    Home-grown racism and a world model for how it looks and sounds.

    The ugliness of it all.

    GOP Benghazi (Political Campaign 2016) Select Committee Report Released

    In Benghazi Repprt, Benghazi Select Committee witch hunt, Benghazi Selet committee, Hillary Clinton, Your GOP on June 28, 2016 at 2:34 PM

    After $7 million plus for the Benghazi (GOP) 2016 Committee, an 800-page report, and a morning of pure GOP campaign politics, the reality of Ambassador and embassy danger should be revisited. I don’t recall Democrats using the following tragedies for political campaigning. Politifact.

    Absent for either set of highlights below is the reality of Congressional cuts to worldwide embassy security in Fiscal 2011 ($128 million) and Fiscal 2012 ($331 million). The memes above provide testimony of embassy attacks in both the Reagan and George W. Bush administrations. Politifact details the extent to which assignments in US embassies can be a dangerous job. The Potlifact piece doesn’t and shouldn’t, address the past reality of Democrat Partry non-use of embassy and consulate tragedies for political gain. is a project of the Tampa Bay Times to help you find the truth in Washington and the Obama presidency.

    Let’s first do a quick read of a report from  committee Democrat members; released the day before the Republican release. 

    Jun 27, 2016 

    Press Release


    The report finds: 
    • U.S. personnel in Benghazi and Tripoli conducted themselves with extraordinary courage and heroism and at grave personal risk to defend and rescue their fellow Americans.
    • The Defense Department could not have done anything differently on the night of the attacks that would have saved the lives of the four brave Americans killed in Benghazi, and although the military’s global posture prevented it from responding more quickly that night, improvements were made years ago.
    • The State Department’s security measures in Benghazi were woefully inadequate as a result of decisions made by officials in the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, but Secretary Clinton never personally denied any requests for additional security in Benghazi.
    • The Intelligence Community’s assessments evolved after the attacks as more information became available, but they were not influenced by political considerations.
    • Administration officials did not make intentionally misleading statements about the attacks, but instead relied on information they were provided at the time under fast-moving circumstances.

    The Democrat Report Sections

    The most reliable source of news in the United states, NPR, posted an article regarding the Republican Benghazi Committee report. 


    Fox News (Shepard Smith)

    Photo published for Benghazi Committee Faults Military Response To 2012 Attack

    The (Trey Gowdy) Benghazi Select Committee Report highlights and links. 

    Select Committee on Benghazi Releases Proposed Report

    The committee’s proposed report is just over 800 pages long and is comprised of five primary sections and 12 appendices. It details relevant events in 2011 and 2012.
    The following facts are among the many new revelations in Part I:
    • Despite President Obama and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s clear orders to deploy military assets, nothing was sent to Benghazi, and nothing was en route to Libya at the time the last two Americans were killed almost 8 hours after the attacks began. [pg. 141]
    • With Ambassador Stevens missing, the White House convened a roughly two-hour meeting at 7:30 PM, which resulted in action items focused on a YouTube video, and others containing the phrases “[i]f any deployment is made,” and “Libya must agree to any deployment,” and “[w]ill not deploy until order comes to go to either Tripoli or Benghazi.” [pg. 115]
    • The Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff typically would have participated in the White House meeting, but did not attend because he went home to host a dinner party for foreign dignitaries. [pg. 107]
    • A Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) sat on a plane in Rota, Spain, for three hours, and changed in and out of their uniforms four times. [pg. 154]
    • None of the relevant military forces met their required deployment timelines. [pg. 150]
    • The Libyan forces that evacuated Americans from the CIA Annex to the Benghazi airport was not affiliated with any of the militias the CIA or State Department had developed a relationship with during the prior 18 months. Instead, it was comprised of former Qadhafi loyalists who the U.S. had helped remove from power during the Libyan revolution. [pg. 144]
     The following facts are among the many new revelations in Part II:
    • Five of the 10 action items from the 7:30 PM White House meeting referenced the video, but no direct link or solid evidence existed connecting the attacks in Benghazi and the video at the time the meeting took place. The State Department senior officials at the meeting had access to eyewitness accounts to the attack in real time. The Diplomatic Security Command Center was in direct contact with the Diplomatic Security Agents on the ground in Benghazi and sent out multiple updates about the situation, including a “Terrorism Event Notification.” The State Department Watch Center had also notified Jake Sullivan and Cheryl Mills that it had set up a direct telephone line to Tripoli. There was no mention of the video from the agents on the ground. Greg Hicks—one of the last people to talk to Chris Stevens before he died—said there was virtually no discussion about the video in Libya leading up to the attacks. [pg. 28]
    • The morning after the attacks, the National Security Council’s Deputy Spokesperson sent an email to nearly two dozen people from the White House, Defense Department, State Department, and intelligence community, stating: “Both the President and Secretary Clinton released statements this morning. … Please refer to those for any comments for the time being. To ensure we are all in sync on messaging for the rest of the day, Ben Rhodes will host a conference call for USG communicators on this chain at 9:15 ET today.” [pg. 39]
    • Minutes before the President delivered his speech in the Rose Garden, Jake Sullivan wrote in an email to Ben Rhodes and others: “There was not really much violence in Egypt. And we are not saying that the violence in Libya erupted ‘over inflammatory videos.’” [pg. 44]
    • According to Susan Rice, both Ben Rhodes and David Plouffe prepared her for her appearances on the Sunday morning talk shows following the attacks. Nobody from the FBI, Department of Defense, or CIA participated in her prep call. While Rhodes testified Plouffe would “normally” appear on the Sunday show prep calls, Rice testified she did not recall Plouffe being on prior calls and did not understand why he was on the call in this instance. [pg.98]
    • On the Sunday shows, Susan Rice stated the FBI had “already begun looking at all sorts of evidence” and “FBI has a lead in this investigation.” But on Monday, the Deputy Director, Office of Maghreb Affairs sent an email stating: “McDonough apparently told the SVTS [Secure Video Teleconference] group today that everyone was required to ‘shut their pieholes’ about the Benghazi attack in light of the FBI investigation, due to start tomorrow.” [pg. 135]
    • After Susan Rice’s Sunday show appearances, Jake Sullivan assured the Secretary of the State that Rice “wasn’t asked about whether we had any intel. But she did make clear our view that this started spontaneously and then evolved.” [pg. 128]
    • Susan Rice’s comments on the Sunday talk shows were met with shock and disbelief by State Department employees in Washington. The Senior Libya Desk Officer, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, State Department, wrote: “I think Rice was off the reservation on this one.” The Deputy Director, Office of Press and Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, State Department, responded: “Off the reservation on five networks!” The Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, Bureau of Near East Affairs, State Department, wrote: “WH [White House] very worried about the politics. This was all their doing.” [pg. 132]
    • The CIA’s September 13, 2012, intelligence assessment was rife with errors. On the first page, there is a single mention of “the early stages of the protest” buried in one of the bullet points. The article cited to support the mention of a protest in this instance was actually from September 4. In other words, the analysts used an article from a full week before the attacks to support the premise that a protest had occurred just prior to the attack on September 11. [pg. 47]
    • A headline on the following page of the CIA’s September 13 intelligence assessment stated “Extremists Capitalized on Benghazi Protests,” but nothing in the actual text box supports that title. As it turns out, the title of the text box was supposed to be “Extremists Capitalized on Cairo Protests.” That small but vital difference—from Cairo to Benghazi—had major implications in how people in the administration were able to message the attacks. [pg. 52]
     The following facts are among the many new revelations in Part III:
    • During deliberations within the State Department about whether and how to intervene in Libya in March 2011, Jake Sullivan listed the first goal as “avoid[ing] a failed state, particularly one in which al-Qaeda and other extremists might take safe haven.” [pg. 9]
    • The administration’s policy of no boots on the ground shaped the type of military assistance provided to State Department personnel in Libya. The Executive Secretariats for both the Defense Department and State Department exchanged communications outlining the diplomatic capacity in which the Defense Department SST security team members would serve, which included wearing civilian clothes so as not to offend the Libyans. [pg. 60]
    • When the State Department’s presence in Benghazi was extended in December 2012, senior officials from the Bureau of Diplomatic Security were excluded from the discussion. [pg. 74]
    • In February 2012, the lead Diplomatic Security Agent at Embassy Tripoli informed his counterpart in Benghazi that more DS agents would not be provided by decision makers, because “substantive reporting” was not Benghazi’s purpose. [pg. 77]
    • Emails indicate senior State Department officials, including Cheryl Mills, Jake Sullivan, and Huma Abedin were preparing for a trip by the Secretary of State to Libya in October 2012. According to testimony, Chris Stevens wanted to have a “deliverable” for the Secretary for her trip to Libya, and that “deliverable” would be making the Mission in Benghazi a permanent Consulate. [pg. 96]
    • In August 2012—roughly a month before the Benghazi attacks—security on the ground worsened significantly. Ambassador Stevens initially planned to travel to Benghazi in early August, but cancelled the trip “primarily for Ramadan/security reasons.” [pg. 99]
    • Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta bluntly told the committee “an intelligence failure” occurred with respect to Benghazi. Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell also acknowledged multiple times an intelligence failure did in fact occur prior to the Benghazi attacks. [pg. 129]

    Despite Charman Gowdy’s declarations of performing his responsibilities without any direction to “go after” Hillary Clinton, stretching the “investigation”  over a two-year period is suspect.  Releasing a report a mere month before party conventions seems nefarious.  

    Democrat Party [resdietnal candidate Hillary Clinton responded to the report in a concise and straight-forward manner:
    “I understand that after two years and $7 million spent by the Benghazi Committee out of taxpayer funds, it had to today report it had found nothing, nothing to contradict the conclusions of the Independent Accountability Board or the conclusions of the prior, multiple earlier investigations carried out on a bipartisan basis in the Congress,” Clinton said while campaigning in Denver. 
    “I’ll leave it to others to characterize this report, but I think it’s pretty clear it’s time to move on,” she added.

    “This unfortunately took on a partisan tinge,” Clinton said. “I want us to stay focus on what I’ve always wanted us to stay focused on, and that is the important work of diplomacy and development.”

    While you and I can draw our own conclusions about the partisan reports, I will admit to a total lack of interest in reading  the 800-page report. Once, the Benghazi tragedy moved from news to a political instrument, any report written by Republican is not on my reading list.

    As Clinton stated: “Cant we just move on.”

    The Daily GOP Ignominious: Trumps’ "You’re Fired" Campaign Manager (Quick Hit)

    In CNN, Lewandowski, Trump, Trup elitism, Your GOP on June 27, 2016 at 11:23 AM

    …..and new CNN employee.  What you are about to see and hear, if you have time, is the classic exhibition of Trump elitism accompanied by overt indifference to American citizens. Most US citizens can not afford travel to Britain (Europe) yet the new CNN employee rationalizes Trump’;s ignorant comments on BREXIT as follows.

    Trump shame

    Trump’s Big Hilary Speech And The Danger Of Media

    In Fox News and MSNBC, Mediaite, TRUMP SPEECH, Trumpism. Nia-Malika Henderson on June 23, 2016 at 1:40 PM

    CNN, Fox News and MSNBC all employ hosts, reporters, and paid contributors who from time to time riles the hell out of me.  Each network also employees similar people who rile me with each and every utterance.  In fact, Fox News employs many conservative talking heads who are upon seeing their faces induces finger (digital) manipulation of my TV remote. Shepard Smith is the only Fox News personality, I can stomach for more than ten minutes.

    There are those paid contributors who manage to irritate enough to induce raised eyebrows when she starts to speak. I can never anticipate where she will head with her commentary. Yet I can attest her commentary often leaves me with a confused state of mind and a jaw drop with associated open mouth (albeit it temporary). No, I am not speaking of Megyn Kelly’ she gets less the two seconds on my favorite television set. Greta Van Susteren; less than a second. Any of the ‘forced smiling” Trump paid dweebs (A, B C, D, E) only long enough to induce thoughts of disgust. I am also not speaking of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell as her positions are always delineated within seconds of the live camera. CNN employees a contributor who seems to avoid deep positions while effectively serving as a football analogy color commentator.” 
     Nia-Malika Henderson via Mediaite


    CNN political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson, who told her fellow four-box denizens that it really doesn’t matter that Trump’s speech was “riddled with falsehoods.”

    It should matter! 

    Henderson recently joined a four split screen panel in discussion of Trumps lies,exaggerations and misrepresentations much touted speech. Watch as Henderson states the reality of Trump, yet falls woefully shy of adding verbiage to her comments which would rightly criticize Trumps. As you view her comments think along this line. ” …..Well, it should matter the extent to which Trump lies his way to the General Election.” Overwhelming lying before the election, should the candidate win, guarantees same and worse behavior once in the White House.

    If Henderson wished to disparage the lying reality of Trump, she is blessed with the cognitive and communication tools to have expressed such. Herewith is the segment of which I speak (via Mediaite).

    It is important to recall my criticism is in the realm of a desire to find certain cable news talking heads work to a higher level of responsibility. Additionally, I do not expect Henderson to approach her CNN role as certain talking heads who clearly are parked in opposite political camps left vs right). However, if Ms. Henerson isn’t a closet republican, she has to realize viewers should also hear her disdain for Trump’s lies.

    Now, let;s take a deep look at Trumpism.

    The Raw Story

     A Slanderous Speech

    Fact-checking Trump’s speech

    Credibility in question.(video)

    Fact Checks Trump’s Speech

    Trump referred to Clinton as  Liar. Politifact shows a reality which goes unnoticed by many US voters: Donald Trump’s File.  We also offer the Politifact:Clinton Fil

    Ultimately,  media host shouldn’t make statements with an indication Trump’s lies are falling on ears of those who do not care if he lies unless the talking head is also supportive. Media has a higher level of responsibility. Unless, and of course, the talking head supports Trump. 

    The Daily GOP Ignominious: Part Deux-The Trumps Invite You To Their GOP Circus Tent

    In Carnival barker. YOUR GOP, Trump Carnival Barker, Trumpism on June 22, 2016 at 4:53 PM

    Earlier today we published this daily reminder of yet another shame exhibition of US GOP politics; linked here.

    Let’s add a quick view quick read Part Deux.

    Rachel Maddow picked up the stark reality of Trump’s manipulation of campaign financing to literally “make money.”

    Trump campaign a cover for moneymaking scheme

    As is always the case with television broadcast segments, there is never enough time develop stories with details which will become archive times in US History. Think progress has added to theTrump scrutiny via a detail quick read surrounding information from the FEC filing.

    The Daily GOP Ignominious: TRUMPISM (Campaign Finance)

    In Donald dTrump, Trump campaign broke, Trump charlatan, Trump reimburses himself, YOU GOP on June 22, 2016 at 11:53 AM

    Visual quick hit…..


    But, let’s set aside growing GOP White nationalism from the Trump campaign and many of his supporters. How about moving to another area of campaign issues that shouldn’t; surprise anyone?  Trump is the consummate showman, charlatan and elitist manipulator of the middle class.

    Earlier in the week mandatory FEC (Federal Election Commission ) filings revealed Trump’s manipulation of campaign finance laws while making a mockery of his claims of “self-funding”, his campaign.

    MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, ALL IN, ran a short segment regarding the graphic posted below. Watch, listen and read, if you consider yourself an informed voter and a concerned American.

    ALL IN – Twitter

    Images are telling.

    Yesterday, Rachel Maddow joined in reporting on Trumps FEC filing.  Apparently, “MR. TRUMP’ (as Maddow refers to him) hasn’t successfully replenished his campaign war hoppers.  Self-funding?

    Are you buying carnival tickets?  That tent attraction is not as it seems!

    President Obama ….Enough of GOP Silliness and Coded Language

    In Donald Trump GOP Leader Donald Trump, GOP 2016, GOP Code, President Obama, Trumpism, Your GOP on June 14, 2016 at 3:41 PM

    Well, the GOP conservative America and The new GOP leader Trump asked for it……

    GOP leader, Donald Trump, again on yesterday speak about President Obama’s reticence in labelling terrorist groups “radical Islamicists.”  

    Trump and Fox News Wants “Radical Islamic Terrorists” as strategy

    For me, it is impossible to avoid the quest for such phraseology as a form of racial code.  As a minimum, the desire for such language is a manifestation of bigotry well beyond any form of logic.  

    Yesterday, Trump spent customary parts of his day sitting and playing on Twitter.  The Intercept published a piece which includes Trump’s insinuation of Obama complicity in terrorism.

    “Look, we’re led by a man that either is not tough, not smart, or he’s got something else in mind,” Trump told Fox News early Monday. “There’s something going on. It’s inconceivable. There’s something going on. … He doesn’t get it or he gets it better than anybody understands — it’s one or the other and either one is unacceptable.”
    It’s an extraordinary insinuation. But it’s also the logical extension of the particularly virulent anti-Muslim rhetoric Trump has employed throughout the campaign. Trump’s rhetoric is not simply anti-Muslim; it has its roots in far-right conspiracy theories that hold that Islam itself is an enemy of the United States — and has tentacles at every level of our government.
    Trump has elevated those views to the forefront of his campaign to the White House, but he has been a megaphone for them for years.
    As far back as 2011, Trump took to Twitter to complain directly to Obama that he had “abandoned Israel” and “engaged the Muslim Brotherhood,” the Islamist Egyptian political party.

    @BarackObama You have abandoned Israel and engaged the Muslim Brotherhood, and even the Arab world does not like it

    He then blamed Obama for promoting the Arab Spring and began to refer to the Muslim Brotherhood as the president’s “allies”:
    The Muslim Brotherhood, @BarackObama‘s allies in Egypt, will cancel the Camp David Agreement. 


     What a disaster!
    Following the mass shooting in Fort Hood, Texas, Trump deemed Obama’s classification of the killings as “workplace violence” as a defense of “radical Islam”:
    Why does @BarackObama continue to defend radical Islam? He is calling the Ft. Hood massacre “workplace violence.”
    By February 2012, this had morphed into Trump outright claiming that Obama “loves radical Islam”:
    @BarackObama‘s budget funds the “Arab Spring” with $800B and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt $1.3B in military aid. He loves radical Islam.
    Two months later, Trump responded to Obama meeting with the Muslim Brotherhood-led Egyptian government by proclaiming that the president’s “friends are enemies of the US and @Israel.”
    The WH should not have hosted the Muslim Brotherhood.@BarackObama‘s friends are enemies of the US and @Israel. The Islamist winter is here.

    In the spring of that year, Trump began a crusade to seek Obama’s birth certificate, with the clear implication that the president wasn’t born in the United States (and presumably isn’t Christian, either).

    President Obama apparently heard enough. Trump is the nascent leader of a major US political party. He leads a party that seems all consumed with bigotry and in many cases outright racism all bundled in the familiar cloak of white nationalism. What should the rest of the world think of the US as an international leader?

    President Obama has had enough!

    Trump’s current and future leadership of the GOP will be the death knell of a party so consumed with regressive ideology and bigotry, it cannot help but explode into seething hate-filled fragments.

    The Daily GOP Ignominious: Trump Surrogate Exposed

    In CNN segment, GOP 0216, Trump surrogate, Trump's racism, Your GOP on June 7, 2016 at 11:47 PM

    After a few days of home computer failures. I thought decided come back for a bit with a 20-minute video segment that will go down in US History. 

    After Donald Trump’s conference call a few days ago, it has become obvious he plans to utilize mindless money grabbing surrogates to advance his personal brand to rally white people towards a GOP vote in 2016.
    The backdrop of what follows is Trumps recent comments about the ancestry of a noted California federal judge. A judge charged with presiding over Donald Trump’s Trump University legal cases. Trump, as you know boldly referred to the judge as impartial based on his “Mexican” ancestry.
    Trump’s second most ridiculous national surrogate behind the totally dimiwtted and shady character, Karitne Pierson, attempted to tow the line with the new strategy: double down on the judge without regard to Trump’s over-the-top racism. In more simple terms, do not buckle under in the mess he made, joined him (for money) in degrading the good name of the United States of America via advancing his racist rhetoric. 
    Twenty minutes is a long segment. Trust me, this one moves along as fast as any twenty minutes you have experienced If you want to see the perfect example of what this nations does not need within a thousand miles of the White House, give it a viewing.


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