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Lies, Dam Lies, and Trump Lies

Lies, Dam Lies, and Trump Lies

Although the U.S. News and World Report describes Trump’s disingenuous statements as “casual elasticity with the truth,” such lighthearted and polished explanations should only be reserved for youngsters who tell “stories, fibs, untruths.” Or, as the British call fabrications of the truth: “Porkies.”   In Trump’s case, lets call it like it is — Outright dam lies!  Lies flows smoothly from Trumps lips so often and so fast that the star-crossed news media can’t keep up with them.   Voters and citizens throughout the world continue to watch speechless, jaw-dropped newscasters gasping with “deer in the headlight stares,” not knowing how to keep up with the Donald’s fleet-of-tongue lies. Truth be told, Trump has mastered his own style of lying by crafting the infamous Bernie Madoff’s pyramid scheme with an enhanced style of Reality show splendor.

 Allow me to explain. New York Times writer Nicholas Kristof wrote that “We should be guard dogs, not lap dogs, and when the public sees Trump as more honest than Clinton, something has gone wrong.[1]” A classic example of Trump’s recent showmanship, and his ability to control others occurred when he met with Dr. Oz to review his health and exercise habits. The deluded Dr. Oz asked him: How do you stay healthy on the campaign trail? Trump’s replied “When I’m speaking in front of 15 and 20,000 people and I’m up there using a lot of motion, I guess in it’s own way, it’s a pretty healthy act. I really enjoy doing it. A lot of times these rooms are very hot, like saunas, and I guess that is a form of exercise and, you know?” Did Doctor Oz challenge Trump’s statement that using a lot of [hand and arm] motions was not exercise? No, of course not. The good doctor humbly nodded his approval and meekly changed the subject.

Unlike the loyal followers of his ‘dog Whistle’ who drools when fed scraps of red meat rhetoric, Devious Donald leads the news medial around on his ‘Tweet Leash’. On September 16th, at 9:32 AM he pulled off one of the most impressive political hustles in American history by tweeting “I am now going to the brand new Trump International, Hotel D.C. for a major statement.”   His mark was directed to the ever-gullible news media. In hindsight, it’s remarkable how duping the highly educated and susceptible reporters required no other shills (accomplices in scams), except the unsuspecting news reporters. Any self-respecting flimflam scoundrel will verify that the best con game is when the unknowing accomplices are also the marks.

Upon receiving Dapper Donald’s tweet to assemble for a command performance, naive news reporters soared from far-flung distances to their Donald’s beckoning. It didn’t take long for Trump Tower to be surrounded with massive semi-tractor trailers, and vans with satellite dish reaching two stories blocking out the sun around Trump’s new tower. With cameramen in tow, they obediently filed into their assigned area and waited impatiently for the sizzling news to be articulated by their handler: The Donald. Knowing Trump, it would be unthinkable if he did not take advantage of his marks by using them for free live coverage to promote his new hotel. Why shouldn’t he enrich himself? After all, he was the Donald. Keeping the suspense elevated, in a soft voice he pitched the hotel eloquently, pointing out the beauty and the many amenities. After using free media to pitch his hotel, he wasn’t finished toying with their eagerness. As a prelude, to his “major statement,” Trump fed them generously with Patriotism by marching out a cadre of decorated generals and Medal of Honor recipients. When the climatic moment did finally arrive, Trump stated:

“Hillary Clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy[2]. I finished it.  President Barack Obama was born in the United States.  Period. Now we all want to get back to making America strong again.”

Immediately after his brief proclamation, Dapper Donald exited the stage faster than a Pop Tart® springing out of a toaster; leaving the news media still salivating over their mikes in anticipation of a “major statement.” First to come out of shock was Jake Tapper from CNN. He said it best by announcing that Trump had pulled a “political Rick roll.[3]” Do you think that the Donald would slip away quietly, leaving his marks confused and dumfounded? If so, then you don’t know Con artist Donald.   Employing his favorite tool, the “tweet leash,” Trump gloated mockingly about his marks saying that “Donald Trumps Birther event is the greatest trick he ever pulled.”  Upon reading the tweet, a sensible person would think that the bamboozled news media would cowboy/cowgirl-up and dump their teaser. Not so. They whined, griped, and protested their outrage of being deceived on twitter and their media outlets. Later on, still whimpering and venting their frustration, they dried their tears and meekly trotted after their oppressor.

Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
9/17/16, 1:15 AM

“Donald Trump’s birther event is the greatest trick he’s ever pulled”

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Despite what one feels about him, Donald Trump built an epic political pyramid scheme with the same appeal and pretentiousness of his reality show.   All the while beating out sixteen Republican presidential contenders; most being seasoned politicians. One must remember that the Donald is a master of ad hominem; articulating veiled threats; lying; manipulating his “tweet leashed” news media; and feeding red meat rhetoric to his loyal disciples. How does he do it?

First, know that Trump has no reservations about telling a pack of lies and calling his opponents “Lyin’ Ted,” “Little Marco”, “Low Energy” Bush, “low life,” and a host of other names. He avoids honest questioners and those that displease him.   For example, when Mika Brzezinski, Co-host of Morning Joe called him on his statements; he releases a tirade of remarks. Stating that she “has gone wild with hate,” “very insecure,” “clown,” “off the wall,” “neurotic,” “not very bright,” and a “mess!“ When caught in a lie, the crafty Donald either double down, tell another lie, or he makes outrageous and insulting statements. Whereby, the hapless news medial drops challenging his previous lies and shocking statements, and pick up Trump’s new disingenuous assertion.  Again, before they can fact check and call him on it, the wily Donald is two steps ahead of them with a whole new parcel of new juicy lies and outrageous statements — leaving the news media again speechless in a mired of lies.

I’ve been told that Politifacts has hired extra staff to keep up with Trump’s perpetual contemptible statements and lies.  As, he has so many “Paints on Fire” lies most cognitive readers would think that the Donald’s pants should have burst in flames a long time ago.   As noted on the link below, Trump has broken the Lie Bank.  As, 54% of his statements are false or paints on fire.   And only a paltry 15% have been rated “True” or “Mostly True.”

                     Donald Trump    Hillary Clinton *

True                      4                             16

Mostly True              10                                48


Total                        35                                88

 

Mostly False            28                               16

False                        65                               15


Pants on Fire          30                               1


Total                        158                           120

Remember, these rankings only include the statements we’ve fact-checked after Clinton and Trump formally entered the race for president. — Politifacts

According to Politifacts[4] at the web sites below, Donald Trump has generated a new level of lying. When it comes to Trump, the word ‘lie’ does not suffice, nor is ‘dam lie’ adequate. I propose that we call such lying utterances as “Trump Lies.” The purpose of these lies, like all long con schemes, he has been calculating this con game with the ultimate goal of swindling the presidency of United from the American people.

 


[1] “When A Crackpot Runs for President,”,9/15/16

[2] ” “There is no record that Clinton herself or anyone within her campaign ever advanced the charge that Obama was not born in the United States,” — ABC News.

and Politifact.

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/sep/16/donald-trump/fact-checking-donald-trumps-claim-hillary-clinton-/

[3] To post a misleading link with a subject that promises to be exciting or interesting. Or, an internet scam.

[4] * https://www.truthorfiction.com

http://www.factcheck.org/person/donald-trump/

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-09-16/don…

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“Release the Hounds” Alt-Right

“Release the Hounds” Alt-Right

If one were to take a pragmatic look at Donald Trump’s ideology of the world around him, we would see that his beliefs mirror that of the character Charles Montgomery ‘Mr. Burns’ in the television series ‘The Simpsons.’  I thought about the time when Mr. Burns said “You know Smithers, I think I’ll donate a million dollars to the local orphanage….. When pigs fly.”   Sure as the day follow night if it didn’t remind me of the Donald’s remark that “I’m really rich”.  I haven’t forgotten when Homer said, “You know, Mr. Burns, you’re the richest guy I know. Way richer than Lenny. ”  And, Mr. Burns, being the egoistic person he is, replies, “Yes, but I’d trade it all for a little more.”  Again, another reminder of Trump’s endless “I am rich” arrogance.  Of course Mr. Burn’s most memorable remark inquiring, “What was I laughing about? Ah yes, that crippled Irishman” was reminiscent of how Trump publically vilified a disabled person.   Mr. Burns said  “Hmm, one dollar for eternal happiness. Mmm… I’d be happier with the dollar.”  The Donald did one better; he is now offering a Special 2016 Election Dollar Bill featuring… himself of course.   Mr. Burn’s “Cheating is the gift man gives himself” is no different from Trump’s duplicitous dealings with contractors and the American public.

Regardless what they choose to call themselves, Tea-Republicans, Trump Republicans, or their newly polished obscured political trademark — Alternative Right, or more commonly know as the ‘Alt-Right.” Their brand is nothing more than a disingenuous and pitiful attempt to describe their surreptitious movement.  Which is nothing more than a conduit for slim dredged from the sewers of Trump World filled with anti-Semites, Birthers, White supremacists, and sewer grade radical principles.   

Those who answer the call of the Dog Whistle do not, and most likely will never know the ideology of the artful Donald’s approach to slay experienced moderates like “Low Energy Jeb Bush and Ohio’s Governor Kasich, as well as ultra-conservative evangelical Republican rivals Lyn’ Ted, Lil’ Marco, and Carly Fiorina.  Even when Trump’s Republican rivals told the truth, which didn’t happen often, Trump mangled the truth and ran roughshod over them.  Causing them to fold like a K-Mart Blue Light Special defective lawn chair.   For example, John Kasich said “But for the 11 million people – come on folks – we all know you can’t pick them up and ship them back across the border.  It’s a silly argument.”    Of course it was a “silly argument” to most Americans.   But devious Donald would have none of that.  Throwing out a chunk of red meat trump crowed, ” “I will build a great wall — and nobody builds walls better than me, Believe me — and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.”  They devoured his red meat rant whole without chewing. And, Trump hasn’t looked back since.

Cutting to the chase, the ultra right-wing represented by the Alt-Right, endorsed one of the greatest snake oil selling con man of the 21st Century.  It may surprise many people that I am an admirer of W.F. Buckley brand of conservatism.  I admire his ideals of civility in political discourse, even though I may disagree with his brand of conservatism; which is void of hate, divisiveness, bigotry, and racism as demonstrated by Trump’s rhetoric.  Sadly, Trump’s supporters fail to realize that he is a master of classical rhetoric — what Plato called “the art of winning the soul by discourse.” And yes, while Donald Trump may seem to be a clown or buffoon, he is in fact one of the most effective practitioners of persuasive rhetoric the political world has seen in a long time. If he wins the GOP nomination it will be in large part because of his mastery of rhetoric.”[1]

Trump’s flock continues to heed his rhetoric every day without pause to seek out the validity of his comments.   Why would they want to know the truth?  Because it validates the existence of others in their world to contrasts without guilt or remorse those they dislike, hate, or appear inferior to them.  Daily feeding is necessary to garner funding and dedication of Trump followers. It would be unthinkable for him to go to Mexico and return the same day, and not provide juicy morsels for his flock.  As demonstrated upon his return, he provided generious portions of adulterated red meat to the faithful.  Come November Election Day, ” Release the hounds” Alt-Right [2] will be the cry and hue from master Trump.  Alt-Right Trump supporters will lunge to fulfill their foolish errand. But they will falter and fail. Never realizing that the red meat they were being fed by a carnival barker had no sustenance needed for the progression of humankind, much less beneficial for this nation.  Donald Trump does not practice civility while engaging in political discourse — The necessity for comradely among all Americans.   Being humble or respectful towards others who may disagree with him is not in the vocabulary of a con man who avoids the truth by releasing the hounds of lies. 


[1] “Think Progress”, March 28, 2016

[2] “Occasionally, Mr. Burns orders Smithers to “release the hounds“, so as to let his vicious guard dogs attack any intruders, enemies or even invited guests.”

 

 
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Posted by on September 7, 2016 in Human Interest, Political Satire, Politics

 
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  1. But it wasn’t me… He did it!
  2. It’s not my fault, I just helped… And that’s all.
  3. I don’t reccolect at all
  4. Don’t know nothing about it.
  5. Uh, uh, you know what I mean.
  6. Shhhh – I think I hear my husband.
  7. What ya in for?
  8. Oh no you didn’t?
  9. Sirens and lights flashing in your rear view mirror that don’t go away when you stop.
  10. Promise you won’t tell anyone?
  11. Okaaaaaaaay…
  12. Damm! What’s Plan “B?”
  13. This is going to be a little uncomfortable.
  14. CLEAR!
  15. Can you put me on a payment plan?
  16. Promises you won’t get angry with me?
  17. I forgot?
  18. (Unemployed college graduate to parents) “I need to find myself”.
  19. Watch where you are going, cause there’s abandoned mine shafts around here.
  20.  I know its kinda late; Maybe I should have told you that I’m married?
  21. Is something wrong with you?
  22. You’r on your own!.
  23. I forgot my wallet.  Could you…
  24. What is that smell?  Did you take a bath?
  25. (Woman) Is it in yet?
  26. Aw @#$%&, what in the name of @#$%&* did I do?
  27. YOU DID WHAT?
  28. (Man quietly) “She bitch slapped me”.
  29. How do you fly this thing?
  30. And the best is: (Woman to Man) “We gotta talk.”

Thirty Things You Don’t Want To Ever Say or Hear

 
 

Ebonics: Enabler of the Century

Ebonics: Enabler of the century 

Woefully, long before that infamous recognition and legitimatizing “Ebonics” by the Oakland, CA school board on December 18, 1996, the degradation of English has been going on for quite some time now. We are faced with the expectation of integrating street jargon as acceptable discourse. As, the notion of maintaining basic learning expectations is now considered elitist by those who advocate Ebonics. Truth be told, the concept of Ebonics being politically correct amounts to little more than being intellectually neutered.   Uh, uh, y’ know what I mean.

 Another cute one lost it with English.. And me.                                                Another cute one lost me with street talk. 

 
 

Its about civility, not Chick-Fil-A

“You can’t handle the truth” was the most memorable words in the movie  “A Few Good Men.”  But the crux of the movie was that those in charge, “failed to stand up for those too weak to stand up for themselves….” That is why Vante, Inc. did the right thing by firing Adam Smith from his job as their Chief Financial Officer.  I certainly hope that he can handle the truth about his egregious behavior towards a minimum wage woman that he himself videotaped.

But Smith’s action, objectionable as it was, does not give the Cathy’s a pass.  In fact, the Cathy’s scheme to increase their chicken restaurant business using their hate of LGBT is not a new scheme.  Actually, the Cathy’s undertakings are a reincarnation of Segregationist Lester Maddox of Georga.  He too used hate against others as a tool to increase business in his Pickrick Restaurant, and to propel him into the governorship of Georgia. Not surprising, his restaurant also featured fried chicken as the principal cuisine.  While Lester Maddox used cartoon chickens on billboards and pick handles to increase business and accentuate his hateful segregationist views.  The Cathy’s draped themselves in “Christianity” and the Chick-Fil-A Appreciation day to market their hate and to entice others to unite behind their appalling cause.  My advise to Smith and the Cathy’s is to think about and remember the words a famous man who said. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches.

 
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Posted by on August 10, 2012 in Human Interest

 

Sundown Nation

Mitt Romney’s “Self deport” is not a mild political solution statement in regards to those who are in this country illegally as one might think.  “Self-Deport” was consciously crafted as a phrase that would be perfectly understood by those who hate illegal immigration, but concede that Republicans needed independent and the conservative Latino vote.    Although their Anti-Immigration-in-Chief Jan Brewer has been kept in the forefront of their battle, Brewer’s frontline rhetoric suggesting roundups and deportations was troubling, but they didn’t want to recall Warrior Brewer.  Enter Ostentatious Mitt with “Self-Deport.”   His Republican cronies went wild with this ideal.  I won’t go so far as to say they kissed Mitt’s ring, but the plan was simple – Make life so miserable that the 10-11 million illegal immigrants would go home, even though more than 25% have been in the U.S. for more than 15 years, and more than 80 percent of their children are U.S. citizens.  James W. Loewen coined a synonymous phrase to “self deport” in his book “sundown town.”  It is “a town where certain groups of people are accepted to work during the day, but not to live there (and sleep there after sundown).”   My statement to Mitt: We are not a “Sundown Nation.

 

 
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Posted by on August 8, 2012 in Human Interest, Politics

 
 
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