Trump Is Exactly Where The Elites Want Him

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Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com,

Cognitive dissonance is a powerful drug. It makes otherwise-very-intelligent people goofy and incoherent in their thinking and blinds them to certain realities that they should normally see right in front of their noses. I witness it all the time in the field of economics — a key piece of logic, a key fact that certain people absolutely refuse to take into account simply because they have a singular idea of how the world works and they cannot allow that idea to ever come into question. They would rather leap into a mental gymnastics routine worthy of an Olympic gold medal than examine the truth. And if you confront them on it, they’ll accuse YOU of being the one in denial.

This is how we ended up with the credit crisis and market crash of 2008/2009. This is how very few people saw the writing on the wall with Syria and ISIS and the fact that the funding and training of Islamic extremists by Western governments for the purpose of proxy insurgency might not be such a great concept. It is the reason why it took years for the mainstream to acknowledge the advent of the East/West paradigm, the same paradigm that alternative analysts warned about years in advance. This is why most mainstream AND alternative analysts completely discounted a successful Brexit referendum.  And, it is why the vast majority of pundits could not even conceive of a Trump victory in 2016.  I could write a list 20 pages long on all the geopolitical and fiscal developments most people missed because they were clinging to assumptions rather than evidence.

Unfortunately, the liberty movement is also sometimes vulnerable to such assumptions. The most dangerous of which revolve around the rise of President-elect Donald Trump.

I have seen endless theories over the past several months on all the ways in which the global elites would sabotage the Trump campaign. I believe the phrase “they will never allow him to win” was repeated in nearly every discussion on the election. The assumption in this instance was that Trump is “anti-establishment” and, therefore, a threat to the globalists. These are the same globalists that people also claimed would “rig the election,” or initiate a “coup” in the electoral college to stop a Trump presidency.

Of course, this never happened. So, a large percentage of the movement needs to question — why didn’t it happen? How did Trump win within a system we know has been rigged for decades?

You’ll hear hundreds of theories and rationalizations on Trump’s miraculous victory, but a reason you will almost never hear is also the most likely one: Trump won the election because he serves the interests of the establishment. Trump won because he is a fake.

This is not an idea that many liberty activists want to entertain. They were so repulsed by the proposition of Hillary Clinton taking the helm at the White House that they would have invested themselves in almost ANYONE running against her, even if they thought that candidate might be controlled opposition. However, not just anyone was fielded as a candidate; Trump was fielded, and for good reason.  I predicted before the Republican and Democratic primaries that the final election would be between Trump and Clinton in my article Will A Trump Presidency Really Change Anything For The Better?, published in March, and here is a quote on why:

"The other ingenious aspect of the Trump campaign is really who he is running against — Hillary Clinton, a rabidly liberal candidate even more hated than Barack Obama. A candidate with a potentially serious criminal record and a penchant for an outright communistic world view far beyond that of Bernie Sanders. Those of us who have been in the writing field for a long time and have dabbled in fiction know that in order to create a fantastic hero, you must first put even more work into creating a fantastic villain. The hero is nothing without the villain.

 

The unmitigated horror inherent in the prospect of a Hillary Clinton presidency is like adding jet fuel to the Trump campaign. (And yes, I am assuming according to the results of the primaries so far that the final election will be between Trump and Clinton)."

My point back then as well as now is that without Clinton as the counter-party, Trump would not have garnered the political following he did.  Any other Democratic candidate would not have galvanized conservatives so fervently. As I continued in my pre-primaries article:

“Donald Trump appears to be the perfect antithesis to Hillary Clinton. … the real question is, is Trump a reflection of the frustration and defiance of the conservative population, or, is he a clever ruse by the establishment to co-opt and placate the conservative population before we rebel?”

The staging of the 2016 election might have appeared to some people to be absolute chaos, but to me, it could not have been more perfectly scripted. In later articles covering the election I went on to give Trump a chance.  I stated that I had little doubt that he would win the election and that this would be followed by an economic crisis, probably triggered early in his first term.  Conservative movements would be set up as scapegoats for a crash the globalists had created. However, I believed it (marginally) possible that Trump was not aware of this strategy on the part of the elites. Today, I no longer hold this view.

The first and worst sign that Trump is not anywhere near “anti-establishment” has been his complete reversal of his original “drain the swamp” rhetoric. Trump is not only NOT draining the swamp that is the Washington D.C. and corporate elitist revolving door, he is adding even more creatures of varying ghoulishness.  As Newt Gingrich, who describes himself as an outside adviser to Trump, recently stated:

“I’m told he now just disclaims that…” [Draining the swamp] “He now says it was cute, but he doesn’t want to use it anymore…”

There is a good reason why Trump no longer wants to use that particular slogan — his cabinet is now filled with the exact same elitists he used to slam along with the Washington establishment.

Trump first placed former Goldman Sachs partner Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary. Goldman Sachs has a long history of insinuating its alumni into vital positions within government bodies dealing directly with the economy.  Mnuchin is particularly troubling because of his ties to George Soros; Mnuchin used to work directly for George Soros at Soros Fund Management up until 2004.

Then, for those people that thought maybe Mnuchin was just an anomaly, Trump added Gary Cohn, president of Goldman Sachs, as the director of the National Economic Council.

Trump’s chief strategist and Breitbart executive Steve Bannon is also a former Goldman Sachs investment banker.

It is interesting to note that over a quarter of the gains in the delusional Dow Jones spike after Trump’s election was tied to a rise in Goldman Sachs stock value.  Imagine that…

Trump is also now “advised” on economic matters by the likes of JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon. Are we starting to get the picture here?

If that is not enough, then how about the fact that Trump is being closely advised by long time globalist Henry Kissinger (just as Vladimir Putin is advised by Kissinger)?  I'm not sure why so many people are surprised by this arrangement; Trump was meeting with Kissinger months before the election. No matter the administration, there is ALWAYS a high level globalist behind the curtain.  Barack Obama had Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Trump and Putin have Kissinger.

I won’t go into the numerous establishment Republicans that Trump has tapped for his administration, I will save that can of worms for another article, but anyone in the Liberty Movement that is not at least generally suspicious of Trump at this point is probably kidding themselves.  The bottom line is, Trump has already LIED to his political base.  He has surrounded himself with globalists and financial gatekeepers when he originally criticized Clinton for the same behavior.  At this point, as long as he working in close proximity with such parasites there is no way for us to know if he is calling the shots, or if his handlers are making decisions for him.

I have heard it argued that Trump “has no choices” outside of D.C. insiders, which is why his cabinet is loaded with bottom feeders from Goldman Sachs. I find this argument rather naive. I would argue that there are thousands of brilliant professionals and people far more trustworthy outside of the beltway that could populate Trump’s cabinet and “make America great again.”  I would even argue that ANY person with little experience inside the D.C. corruption chamber would be better suited to the job.

It seems to me that there are some activists that just can’t let go of the notion that Trump was the candidate the elites wanted all along.  After all, didn’t the powers-that-be do everything in their power to try and stop him from winning the election?

Well, not really.  The media firestorm surrounding Trump, though highly negative in tone, only boosted Trump’s exposure throughout the election. In fact, Trump received more coverage from outlets like CNN than all the other candidates combined.

This was the exact opposite tactic that the elitist controlled media used against true liberty candidate Ron Paul in 2012. With Paul, the media went out of their way to ignore him; they even refused to show a single Ron Paul campaign sign in a crowd if they could avoid it. This was a concerted systematic effort on the part of left AND right wing media outlets to ensure that no one outside of the internet heard about Ron Paul.

So what happened with Trump? Why did the mainstream media abandon a strategy that was very effective against Ron Paul, and why did they give Trump endless free coverage?

The elites also did not take very stringent measures to disrupt Trump’s candidacy early in the race. The Republican National Convention undertook a campaign of disinformation and rule changes in order to ensure that Ron Paul would have no chance of organizing an upset against establishment choice Mitt Romney. The same exact kind of treachery was used by the DNC in 2016 to sabotage Bernie Sanders arguably a far more popular and effective candidate than Hillary Clinton. The party elites have numerous tools at their disposal to kill a candidate’s chances before he or she ever makes it on the national stage, yet, we are supposed to believe that Trump just slipped through the cracks, or beat them at their own game?  I think not.

The election itself was riddled with email leaks and data dumps showcasing the corruption of the Clinton campaign, and yes, this did help to ensure a Trump win. The accusations of “Russian hacking” is clearly a sideshow, but the question remains, who did feed that information to Wikileaks? Some theorize that “disgruntled employees” within the U.S. intelligence apparatus may have leaked the data. I think they were not disgruntled. I think that most of the leaks were part of the election theater from the very beginning. In light of Trump’s clear goal to entrench banking vampires within his administration, I think that the elites always intended for him to “win” the election.

Of course, for some in the liberty movement this claim is sacrilegious. They don’t want to hear it, they’ll hate me for saying it, and that’s fine.  I started my work in 2006 during the Bush years, and I remember quite well what it was like.  I have little doubt that some people will be accusing me of being a "liberal" before they even finish this article, just as people called me a "Neo-Con" during the Obama administration.  People who held fast to "conspiracy theories" surrounding the election and how Clinton was the "chosen one" will now hypocritically call me a "conspiracy theorist" for pointing out that NO ONE gets into the White House without being vetted by the elites, even Trump.

Working in alternative media means not caring if people like you or dislike you. I’ve been able to make numerous correct predictions because I do not concern myself with the pressures of conforming to group-think. My only hope is that many in the movement realize sooner rather than later that their faith in Trump has been ill invested. The great danger is that the liberty movement, the best last chance for saving this nation, will sit on its collective hands idle, centralizing all their hopes and eggs into the Trump basket, waiting for him to gallop in on his white horse and save us all from oblivion. And when that time comes, I suspect that he will do nothing, and the movement will be neutralized by its own desperate desire for a hero and an idol.

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brodix's picture

Prepare for those "public-private partnerships," where the 1% trade all their government debt for government assets. Welcome to the third world.

Aka, feudalism.

stacking12321's picture

too many in the west suffer from christianity sickness - they wait for "The One" to come and save them.

this is idolatry for foolish children.

YOU are the one, you are the savior, dosen't matter what trump or anyone else is doing, your life is going on around you right now, your salvation is at hand but YOU have to take it.

tmosley's picture

"Trump won because he is a fake."

Get fucked, cuck. He won because he outmaneuvered them. Pay even the sparcest amount of attention to what has been going on before subjecting us to another bloated diatribe on your hallucinations.

King Tut's picture

Trump and his .01% pals are going to pack your shit- just like they have for the last 40 years

For Ages We Shall Reign's picture

If you bring up ideas like these on Pro-Trump message boards you get insta banned.

Trump, via Jared Kushner, has infiltrated the moderation of popular right-wing hang outs.

https://i.imgur.com/uDGygjy.jpg

 

tazs's picture

"NO ONE gets into the White House without being vetted by the elites, even Trump."

Agree. Only the brainwashed think otherwise.

Mano-A-Mano's picture

The most ridiculous thing is that TRUMP IS THE ELITE, and some actually went as far as saying he was running because he was against the elite.

Pffft!

Mano-A-Mano's picture

Are you afraid of saying stolen? Wouldn't doubt it for a second.

DownWithYogaPants's picture

I find this author just a little to glib and after the fact.  We'll see.  

I will say I do not look forward to his articles due to the fact he uses MUCH MUCH MUCH too much hand waving in his "analysis".

Counter-party's picture

Agreed - when I was done reading it, I did a quick search to see if I'd missed the phrase "evil banksters" within its text.

None of that, until the comments. Which was a relief.

The "elite" encompasses more than just banking alumni, but the author's basic focus on finance as the root of all evil, while not something I'd spend time arguing, did seem to be the animating factor behind the commentary.

Which made me wonder if cognitive dissonance, as he defines it, specifically excludes him.

As for the specifics, one thing keeps coming back to mind for me relative to Trump: I'm sure he'll disappoint on some fronts, because of either a change of mind or a blocked path. when he's done being president, he'll still have a "brand" to protect, just as he's protected & projected it for decades. In what I consider the unlikely event he turns out to be a complete bought-and-paid-for fraud, he will have no brand worth having when he leaves office.

I don't think that's a risk he'll willingly take.

Though I could be wrong, I don't think it'll be due to cognitive dissonance.

fockewulf190's picture

The guy hasn't even taken his first shit in the White House yet! Why can't these fucking writers concentrate a bit on the here and now and quit playing crystal ball journalism.

Almost NOBODY has gotten a single thing right trying to predict what Trump is going to do. Fact!

Escrava Isaura's picture

Ohh boy, sometime smart people makes things so complicated.

Trump won for the same reason that Obama won, people want a change.

Was Obama, or is Trump, anti-establishment, even that most have no clue what that really means?

Of course not, otherwise they (Obama and Trump) would have been filtered out by the establishment.

Here’s the bottom line: Everyone wants to give an intelligent view of the world, humanity, and current affairs. However, these facts keep evolving, meaning, plans A, B, C, D, keep changing and readjusting, of course, until they all fail, because it’s all a house of cards.

Then, what are you gonna do about it?

Let me guess……………………..

 

Al Gophilia's picture

Would I win a prize if I said; "Vote for the next guy"?

The WH has been captured since 1913. All of the events shaping American (and dare I say it, world) history can be traced back to that fateful day when President Quisling Wilson sold nation to bankers and the people into debt slavery.

There are no independent wildcat freelance candidates. Not even Ron Paul in my view but he was the most convincing.

Save_America1st's picture

Trump isn't the pres because the elitists wanted him there, make no mistake about that.  He's there in spite of all the shit (from all sides of the political spectrum) that they threw at him.  He's there because America voted him to be there.

But that doesn't mean the elitists don't still have the majority of world and economic power and it doesn't mean they don't have a plan B, C, D, E, or F if the situation calls for it.

They can force start major wars to drag Trump down and they can implode what's left of the economy earlier than they had originally wanted to if that's what it takes to drag Trump down.

And they will continue to use riots and insurrection around the country.

They will just continue using the retard media and all their other ways and means to blame it all on Trump and on those who voted him in. 

It will all be blamed on 'Merica and Trump and alternative non-gov corporate owned media, and of course it will be blamed on all us "racists" in order to further demonize and wipe out what's left of our Constitutional freedom and liberty in order to raise up their NWO agenda again.

Be ready for endless hate-filled bullshit from the "left" and their media scumbags...be ready for all the fakery you can imagine while they blame their enemies (us) for being fake...and be ready for more false flag attacks and real attacks as they ramp up against us and Trump over the next 4 years.

All the anger, lies, hate, violence, and complete idiocy we've experienced from these treasonous scumbags prior to and after the election will be escalated times 100.  These fuckers never stop.

As I tell everyone I know...these scumbags are like radiation...they're always coming at us from every direction, they never stop, and they can and will be deadly even in small doses.  But I think we're going to see huge doses of these fuckers from here on out.

It will be an epic battle, folks. 

So keep up on all your preparations.  Load up on supplies and other gear.  Don't forget the popcorn. ;-)

Keep stackin' phyzz, and hey...have a Happy New Year too, bitchez. 

MalteseFalcon's picture

An assumption the author makes is that the "elite" is monolithic.

Is that true?

It certainly seemed to be after 9/11, but time passes, failures accumulate and, as my good friend Hegel might say, "thesis generates anti-thesis".

So Trump may simply be part of the new anti-thesis section of the elite that opposes the post 9/11 crowd.

His positions seem to indicate a separation from the cant of the past 16 - 28 years (53 years?, be still my heart) .

In order to facilitate their ascension to control of the country, the antithesis elite has appealed to the people for support.

In the process, the antithesis elite will promise, and perhaps do, things that are beneficial to the people.

Restoring the support of the people, helps to restore the "soft power", which the elite has lost completely after four authoritarian regimes in a row.

Soft power is absolutely necessary to run a modern state and compete, regardless of ideology.

So, yes, some elite get to stay in power and get to pursue their usual agenda.

But the people will get the crumbs brushed off the table.

That's as good as it gets.

Hillary Rodent only promised more of the lash.

Escrava Isaura's picture

Let me try this, oversimplified, but see if it helps:

ONE big difference between the “current” elite and Trump’s followers is that the current elite don’t want a possibility of a revolution in the US, meaning, they are willing to give some assistance for the masses, such as basic food-stamps and healthcare. Trump, and his followers are incapable of seeing the danger of not doing those.

Now you wrote ”antithesis elite (Trump) will promise, and perhaps do, things that are beneficial to the people.

Unlikely, because what Trump promised (manufacturing and deregulation) can’t help “Making Great” in a meaningfully way.

However, if Trump eliminates the deep state (high tech jobs and military personnel), cut the corporations and franchise subsidies, like he will be cutting states funds, and end the Fed (free money), while restoring “mom and papa” local commerce, meaning, learn how to live under your means, which would have to include Trump as well, if these were to happen, America would turn into a banana republic in five hours.

Then, you said: “Soft power is absolutely necessary to run a modern state”, sorry, wrong, because any type of power leads to corruption and abuse. You need direct-democracy and share-economy, like families do.

Maltese, all we can do is come up with nice, and fancy words to lip stick our current affairs, because it’s too late.

“I do not think what we face is a problem. It is a predicament. And predicaments do not have solutions.” — Greg Machala 

 

 

MalteseFalcon's picture

ONE big difference between the “current” elite and Trump’s followers is that the current elite don’t want a possibility of a revolution in the US, meaning, they are willing to give some assistance for the masses, such as basic food-stamps and healthcare. Trump, and his followers are incapable of seeing the danger of not doing those.

There isn't going to be a revolution in any case.  In addition to welfare, the current elite has delivered the largest prison population in the world, a police state, endless wars and a panopticon.   Trump plans on bringing jobs home and getting people wages not welfare.  Work and a paycheck will integrate people into the system and give workers dignity.

Now you wrote ”antithesis elite (Trump) will promise, and perhaps do, things that are beneficial to the people.

Unlikely, because what Trump promised (manufacturing and deregulation) can’t help “Making Great” in a meaningfully way.

Yes it can.  Value will be taken from foreign workers, an inefficient health care system, illegal aliens, government employees, American companies that off-shored jobs, political operatives, political slush funds and the parasitic banking class, and return it to the people as wages.  America will repudiate "peak oil" and "global warming" and produce American energy.

However, if Trump eliminates the deep state (high tech jobs and military personnel), cut the corporations and franchise subsidies, like he will be cutting states funds, and end the Fed (free money), while restoring “mom and papa” local commerce, meaning, learn how to live under your means, which would have to include Trump as well, if these were to happen, America would turn into a banana republic in five hours.

Trump has the military on his side.  Any urge for a banana republic from the "thesis elite" will be tempered by that fact.  Trump isn't alone, so forget about a "banana republic".

Then, you said: “Soft power is absolutely necessary to run a modern state”, sorry, wrong, because any type of power leads to corruption and abuse. You need direct-democracy and share-economy, like families do.

I'll amend my comment and say that the restoration of soft power is the least that needs to be done.  The destruction of soft power over the past 28 years is what was leading to a banana republic, not Trump.America cannot compete as a banana republic.  The "anti-thesis elite" realize this.  The thesis elite do not.

Maltese, all we can do is come up with nice, and fancy words to lip stick our current affairs, because it’s too late.

America is a rich country that wastes too much of its wealth on corruption.  Clean that up (as noted above) and it's clear sailing.  And that will happen, because, it's game over otherwise.

Al Bondiga's picture

Yep, kinda looks that way to me as well.

turnoffthewater's picture

What is so difficult to understand about this you tube?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6b70TUbdfs

fuck'em

caconhma's picture

Trump did not get in the White House yet but his phony mask is already partially removed. For Obama, it took almost a couple years.

PS

People are stupid. Look at FDR who exacerbated the Great Depression, impoverished and dragged American people into the World War II but American people respect him.

Bollockinell's picture

I hate to piss on your parade but the only FACT I can see is that when a genuine defender of the people (JFK) attempted going against the establishment he was instantly taken out. Throughout Trump's campaign I found myself asking at what point the same would happen to him and indeed, even Paul Craig Roberts was pretty much convinced he would never make it through to the WH.

I want to believe as much as you do that he will make America great again but I cannot see it ever happening. Of course, the globalists have had ample opportunity to study the reactions of the populace to the moves they have made till now which gives them the opportunity to alter their agenda in order to better manipulate us into going along with their plans. If they are crap chess players they will continue on the same route they had already devised with perhaps some minor adjustments.

The one thing you have to remember is that ALL politicians always sing the song they think the voters want to hear. Once elected, the tune bears little, if any, relation to their campaign promises. We want to believe that good still exists so we keenly rally behind anyone making anti-establishment sounds but we forget how we were confronted with a 2 horse race thereby forcing us to go with the lesser of 2 evils. I'm sorry but there's no way a true champion could ever come out of such an engineered scenario.

Only time will tell but, if the elites want to bring the 99% on board with their plans they will need to make us believe we have won and they are losing, even if the reality is far removed from that. They can achieve that by letting Trump restore US-Russian relations, undo/replace Obamacare, and maybe even halting the proxy war in Syria but don't expect him to dismantle the surveillance state or roll back Obama's latest BS he packed in to the 2017 NDAA.

SoilMyselfRotten's picture

Peace, peace at last? Ironically frightening words depending on the context.

toady's picture

I'm thinking Trump will get to do one thing he promised, like Obama and obamacare, and his one thing will be building the wall. Hell, the wall was half done when W gave up on it, so it's not gonna even be that hard.  

Of course, like obamacare, we won't get to "see whats in it until it passes" and then we'll find out that trillions are going to the 1% behind the scenes.

And I think the writer is correct that there will be a economic crisis of some kind. It's much better to blame conservative ideas for economic problems. 

HRH Feant's picture

I agree. I lost interest when I realized he quoted himself.

Wow. This guy is accusing us of being blind? Okie doke!

BobEore's picture

Funny dat!

You "lost interest" when the author reminds us of a prescient call which turned out spot on huh?

And your headshot is that he "quotes himself"... not unlike a a certain "self-promoter" not afraid to err, remind the world what a great uhhh, "promoter" he is at every opportunity.... heh heh, heh,...and who be blind???? YOUR FIRED!!!!

you fellas be a funny bunch. You wanna believe. You gotta believe. You bought the bag of poisoned candy and now you don't wanna get the stomach pump out you gonna be needing to survive what comes next. D(for DEEP STATE)ONALd TRUMP, the protege of serial pedophile and blackmailer Roy Cohn, the acolyte and chosen shabbat goy of the Lansky mafiya, the buddy of child trafficker Epstein and guys like  Turkish Mafia goon and Trump Istanbul partner Tevfik Arif -Adnan Khashoggi, and a raft of gentlemen of that same milieu too long to fit in a Potamac mooring...

has brought in the best of GOLDMAN SACKS[WASHINGTON]to "drain the swamp"... of all the green stuff representing what's left of the material wealth of Americans right down the drain into the septic bed in the south east Med where all the money goes.... since Bronfmann and Lansky called the PERMINDEX board to order ...

in order to order the hit in Dallas which would signal the change in ownership of the formerly mighty Republic into a subsidiary of SPECTRE.

mOSLey... the perfect clown to cheer the psyop which is going to turn all Americans into.... BAGHOLDERS.

TRAV, it seems, was right after all ...these years... about goin after Mosley like an Indian Army colonel out for a spot of pigsticking.

And Brandon Smith licks em for six here! Just the beginning... of the end, of the bullshit which the TRUMP DECEPTION has gotten away with.

Move to your vote buttons quick wankers - and flail with your tail till the pain goes way!

 

SoilMyselfRotten's picture

Wazzup Chiva, nice to hear from you every dogs' year or two. You should do a drive-by at SD someday to spice things up. Im with you and the author on this one, the swamp is lookin no less suitable for sustaining creature life.

runningman18's picture

He quoted a correct prediction he made in the past to support his current premise.  You can't do that unless you make good predictions.  That's just good journalism. 

HRH Feant's picture

No, quoting oneself is bad style and indicative of narcissism. Whether one's prediction was correct, or not, it isn't good journalism nor good writing nor an honest way to argue for one's point of view. Quoting oneself to support one's premise is circular reasoning and demonstrates an unsound argument, an argument that is weak. It is indicative of weak reasoning and a flawed argument if the best buttress you have for a premise is a singular previous statement.

Brandon is a very talented young man, a gifted writer, and erudite. Certainly there have been many sophists throughout the ages. One must be wary of sophistry lest it wrap its threads around you like soft cotton yarn and you end up entrapped, entangled, and unfree.

Idaho potato head's picture

The main thing in my view is NO HILLARY

dark pools of soros's picture

Brandon is a total cuck fag who needs to be a slave to fit into his sad girly angst persona

He doesn't help anything

rccalhoun's picture

personally, i absolutely did not want hillary.  i couldnt take 4-8 more years of everyone is a victim, #_____livesmatter and transexual restrooms.  the big pity party over feelings. 

 

welp, we got trump.  and he has ruffled some feathers. his goal of driving this country further into debt shows he is pandering and concerned about quick NON sustainable performance (making himself look good--not doing whats best for the country).....but at least men can be men and women can be women a bit more.

 

 

caconhma's picture

Trump already clearly defined his priorities:

  • The Banking Mafia will run the US economy
  • Generals will keep domestic and international "Law and Order"
  • Since internationally Obama was a total failure (Transpacific and Transatlantic partnerships/agreements are dead, EU is not a big partner in anything, Middle East a total mess without any clue how to fix it, the US$ as a reserve currency is in a grave danger thanks China with its BRICS and the Bank for Asian development, and Russia making trouble with BRICS, a friendship with China, and interfering into US Middle East operations, etc.,), 

Trump's plans are

  • Internationally
    • Economic and military confrontation with China
    • Enlisting Putin's Russia into a confrontation with China on the US side and resolving Middle East problems
    • Maximizing pressure on Iran promoting Israel goals and ambitions
    • Further weaken Euro
  •  Domestically
    • Tightening "Law and Order" by destroying any independent decent including both liberal and libertarian
    • Looting domestic programs like Social Security and Medicare by privatizing them

 

ebworthen's picture

Wait and see, wait and see.

SgtShaftoe's picture

That's where I am and it's not like we have much choice.  I shall watch his first 30 days in office and determine where things are going.  I'm also of the opinion that the elite is not a singular "hive mind".  They are people.  People have tiffs especially rich spoiled children that have reached their 5th to 9th decade. 

A fight occured - that's a fact.  Over what: I don't know.  I do know that there are a ton of highly connected people that are truly terrified of Trump.  I simply want to know why. 

Dr. Spin's picture

Because the standard raft of politicians are all easily bought and paid for... Trump on the other hand, (as far as I know) does not see himself as 'beholden' to the system. I believe he is really and truly a 'loose cannon' in the minds of at least some of the elites.

I'm withholding any opinions of what exactly Trump and his administration might do. I'm also very sceptical of any "real" effect he might have regardless of his intentions.

I'm guessing his term will end up being Quixotic...

Happy New Year!!!

;-D

dark pools of soros's picture

Because they are globalist slime. If they kill Trump they still didn't kill people ignoring MSM. They freaking out about losing their power of propaganda

autofixer's picture

Is it a fear of Trump or a visceral reaction to the unexpected loss by Hitlery?  

knukles's picture

Anybody but me wonder why it was Trump that kept alluding to a data release in the future and then wham bam along comes Assage and Wikileaks damning to hell Hillary Clinton, their Anointed One. 
And there was "nothing" they could do about it.
Eh?

Sumptin's been a few times not quite right in the head stuff goin' on.

In any case, as a reformed betting man I'd say; "We shall see."
I'm gonna give him the benefit of the doubt.
Time will tell.  Nuffin' I can do about it, so chillin'

847328_3527's picture

Where is Hitlery by the way? Rumor has it that she's fled the oucntry after hearing Comey endorse Trump's pick Sessions as the next AG and Sessions for sure ain't no Lowrenta!

beemasters's picture

What??? The elites wanted "The-Clintons-are-good-people", "No-Draining-The-Swamp", "Make-America-Goldman's-Again", "Israel-first" Trump to be president??? No fucking way!!!

Seriously, it's really not difficult to see if you are not emotionally invested in the guy.

American Gorbachev's picture

recall in '07 and '08, the size and intensity of the 'anti-war' voting bloc (not all of them on the left) and their role in determining the democrat nominee, subsequently potus.  with bho in office, they were almost immediately and completely cuckolded into silence (some even consent/support) for bho's increased and diversified use of us military power abroad (more regime changes, drones, less 'boots on the ground')

i suspect you will see in '17 the same thing happen to white, rural, christian, middle-class supporters of trump

specifically, watch for a resurrection/passage of the TPP (with enough 'changes' to allow 'victory' to be claimed)

autofixer's picture

She'll be back slapping and glad handing with Trump and all of the establishment tonight at the various New Year's parties on the Upper West Side.  

False_Profit's picture

So what role does #pizzagate have in this scenario?

cossack55's picture

Caterer?    (not pizza!)