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Intellectually honest liberal and true libertarian Alan Dershowitz totally nails what is going on and the implications:

Alan Dershowitz calls out Democrats for ABUSING Congressional investigations to destroy Trump, just like McCarthyism…

 

Alan Dershowitz wrote a piece in The Hill today calling out Democrats for abusing congressional investigations to target Trump for partisan purposes and compares them to the infamous Joseph McCarthy.

After explaining how McCarthy abused his congressional power to go after secret Commies, which Democrats opposed, Dershowitz says the shoe is on the other foot today:

THE HILL – It is quite fair to say that back in the day, virtually all liberals and civil libertarians, led by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), wanted to impose restrictions on the power of Congress to investigate, subpoena and question individuals for partisan or ideological purposes. Now the shoe is on the other foot. It is the Democrats who are abusing their congressional investigations for partisan and ideological purposes. It is the Democrats who are putting forward the phony arguments about legislative purposes, such as the need for new laws and congressional oversight. It is the Democrats in the House who are determined to misuse their legislative power to gain advantages in the upcoming elections.

Dershowitz doesn’t just go after Democrats.

He also criticizes Judge Amit Mehta for a partisan ruling to enable these new McCarthyites:

The decision by Judge Amit Mehta to authorize broad congressional investigations of the Trump administration and President Trump himself, going back to well before he was a presidential candidate, could easily have been written by a right-wing judge in the 1950s. It swallows, whole hog, the claimed legitimate legislative purposes put forward by those committees now led by the Democrats. It goes even further and suggests that a court has no power to probe the real motives behind legislative investigations, so long as the claimed motives are plausible. Under this decision that goes against civil liberties, Congress could investigate any person for any reason as long as it pretends to be doing so for a legitimate legislative purpose. The decision is an open invitation for abuse of power.

And he unloads on the ACLU for a clearly partisan agenda, which stands in contrast to how they opposed congressional abuses like this from McCarthy:

During the 1950s, the good old ACLU would be in court challenging abuses of congressional investigatory power, but the current ACLU has one dominant agenda, which is to oppose Trump regardless of the means used and to raise large sums of money based on this agenda. So the ACLU will not side with Trump in court. It will never side with Trump in court, regardless of how abusive congressional committees may become and regardless of how many rights are violated. The ACLU is now part of the problem, not part of the solution, for this rampant abuse of civil liberties.

In Summary…

All civil libertarians, whether Democrat, Republican, or independent, should indeed be concerned about abuses of power by congressional committees. Today, Trump and his administration are the targets. Tomorrow, it may be Democrats. The next day, you could be the target.

Democrats are such blatant hypocrites. It’s so easy to see how they are quite often on both sides of political issues like this, depending on how it serves them.

For example, during the Obama years they didn’t give a damn about the huge scandals of the Obama administration like gun-running and Benghazi. Obama and Hillary not only left our people behind in Benghazi but left them for dead and our State Department Ambassador was killed, among others. They didn’t lift a finger to save our people but Democrats didn’t even care. In fact they always opposed Republicans who were trying to get to the bottom of what really happened, calling them racists and partisans.

But Trump, who has been vindicated by a two year investigation, is now the subject of daily rectal exams by Democrats. They are using every amount of power they have in the Congress to investigate everything about his past in order to destroy him, even though he’s done nothing wrong. It’s a disgusting abuse of power and Dershowitz is right to call them out for it.

https://therightscoop.com/alan-dershowitz-calls-out-democrats-for-abusing-congressional-investigations-to-destroy-trump-just-like-mccarthyism/

 

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ever since the left lost that last election - they had been trying to "fix" the government in their political power favor for eight years,

and then like I have said over the years -

the American political pendulum swung back the other direction to try to keep us on course.

Nixon/Ford republican

Jimmy "peanut brain" Carter dem liberal

Ronald Reagan/Bush - conservative republicans

Bill Clinton - moderate liberal democrat

George Bush - conservative repub

ObaMao Commie - radical trojan horse leftwing marxist "democrat" sombeitch

OUR Real American Pres Trump - conservative republican

kinda "right/left" all the way down, but now we have what used to be a legit opposition American political party - marxist

radical communists - desperately trying to go back in time - and cement their permanent hold on our entire government, and all of us.

 which has never happened before. Look for Pres Trump to win in a landslide. The leftists have gone way to the extreme radical left, and Pres Trump needs to stay to put the Great Ship America back on course.

 

 

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    or, rather, they do NOT WANT them to work, and fail (cloward-piven), so they can use the crises to their advantage.

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Mad Maxine Waters Gets President Trump’s Financial Records From Wells Fargo and TD Bank

 

Earlier Wednesday Edgardo Ramos, Judge of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, an Obama appointee, ruled that Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over Trump’s financial documents to the House Democrats in response to a subpoena.

Democrat Adam Schiff, the leaker and head of the House Intelligence, and Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, subpoenaed the Trump Family bank records with Deutsche Bank in mid-April… because they can.

This is presidential harassment.

“The subpoenas issued to Deutsche Bank and Capital One by Chairpersons Schiff and Waters are unlawful and illegitimate,” Trump’s lawyers said in a statement last month. “They seek information going back decades from anyone with even a tangential connection to the President, including children, minors and spouses. Every citizen should be concerned about this sweeping, lawless, invasion of privacy. We look forward to vindicating our clients’ rights in this matter.”

President Trump is sick of the ‘phony investigations’ launched by the rabid Democrats and said he will not work with the lawmakers on an infrastructure deal until they stop harassing him with Soviet style investigations.

The Democrats are digging into every aspect of President Trump’s life searching for a crime.

Stalin would be proud.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/05/mad-maxine-gets-president-trumps-financial-records-from-wells-fargo-and-td-bank/

 

 

 

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Nobody hated the ruskies and nobody hated Donald Trump until he made mainstream politicians of both parties look like fools. That's kind of the reason the mainstream Democrats, the Hillary lovers of the world, hated Bernie Sanders.

Still I'm not sure how successful the United States under President Sanders would be.

WSS

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