Comey’s FBI Computer Illegally Accessed: Data Given to Russian Diplomats

from Louise Mensch

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Exclusive: Sources close to the intelligence community report that Director Comey’s FBI computer was illegally accessed immediately after he was dismissed from his post. They further report that ‘removable media’ was used in the commission of this crime. ‘Removable media’ is a category describing physical devices that can be placed into a computer, either to download information or to upload it, such as a memory card, a USB stick, a removable hard drive, a thumb drive or similar items.

Sources further report that a person or persons allied to Donald Trump passed data accessed from Director Comey’s computer to Russian diplomats. It is not known when or how this took place. A piece of removable media containing all the data in question has been recovered from hostile actors, sources say, and is now in the possession of the Justice Department.

Director Comey is said to have known in advance that Mr. Trump…

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THE TRUMP RESISTANCE PLAN: STEP 5 – “PRESIDENTIAL CORRUPTION MATTERS”

from Steven J. Harper, Esq.

The Belly of the Beast

[This article first appeared on billmoyers.com on March 10, 2017. It’s the seventh in my series. You can read the earlier installments here.]

“The present state of America is truly alarming to every man who is capable of reflection.”

— Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776)

Paine’s line should resonate with former White House attorney Fred Fielding. As deputy and associate counsel to President Richard Nixon during Watergate, he witnessed the truly alarming spectacle of a president undermining the office’s integrity. Donald Trump must be giving Fred Fielding unpleasant flashbacks. All of Trump’s scandals – from Russia to his business conflicts – are on track to coalesce in the definitive crisis for American democracy.

About Those Conflicts

As foreign countries seek to curry Trump’s favor, his Washington, D.C. hotel gets the most attention. But it’s a symbol of larger problems. Trump’s business holdings rumble beneath every…

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Thank you to Karen Kleis for sharing this with me.

I Believe….

I believe that Donald Trump, his Cabinet and administration, and his Republican enablers in Congress are a real and active threat to me, and
to the people I love.

Trump says he won the election and wants us to “work together” to
“Make America Great Again”.

This is my response:

•I will not forget how badly he and so many others treated former President Barack Obama for 8 years.

•I will not “work together” to privatize Medicare, cut Social Security and Medicaid.

•I will not “work together” to build a wall.

•I will not “work together” to persecute Muslims.

•I will not “work together” to shut out refugees from other countries.

•I will not “work together” to lower taxes on the 1% and increase taxes on the middle class and poor.

•I will not “work together” to help Trump use the Presidency to enrich himself.

•I will not “work together” to weaken and demolish environmental protection.

•I will not “work together” to sell American lands, especially National Parks, to companies which then despoil those lands.

•I will not “work together” to enable the extinction of other species.

•I will not “work together” to remove the civil rights of other citizens.

•I will not “work together” to subvert our allies and the NATO Alliance.

•I will not “work together” to slash funds for public education.

•I will not “work together” to take essential public serves from people
who are poor.

•I will not “work together” to remove sensible guns control.

•I will not “work together” to drop the minimum wage.

•I will not “work together” to destroy the Unions.

•I will not “work together” to suppress and deny scientific fact.

•I will not “work together” to criminalize abortion or restrict health care
for women.

•I will not “work together” to increase the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

•I will not “work together” to put even more “big money” into politics.

•I will not “work together” to violate the Geneva Convention.

•I will not “work together” to normalize the vile and uninformed
views of the Ku Klux Klan, the Nazi Party and white supremacists.

•I will not “work together” to deny health care to people who need it.

•I will not “work together” to weaken food and drug safety.

•I will not “work together” to increase voter suppression.

•I will not “work together” to normalize tyranny.

• I will not “work together” to cut ethical oversight at any level of government.

•I will not “work together”  impose a pipeline for the transport oil on
Sacred Ground for Native Americans.

•I will not “work together” together to promote the lie that American
Democracy is as corrupt as a Russian Oligarchy.

This is our line and we draw it because  words like “winning,” “being great again,” “rich” or even “beautiful” are meaningless when we scapegoat our fellow citizens and degrade our most cherished Democratic values and Institutions.

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American Eugenics in the 21st Century

If Trump and the GOP have their way, 23 Million of our fellow
citizens will be without access to healthcare.

Most of he GOP is OK with this.

The GOP agenda closely mirrors an economic and social agenda first proposed in 1918 by the American Eugenics Movement.

The idea at its simplest is the poor deserve to die and letting them die is an act of mercy for everyone.

Read this excerpt from Applied Eugenics:

A page from Applied Eugenics by Paul Popenoe, that recommends using poverty to reduce the population of 'inferior people'
A page from Applied Eugenics by Paul Popenoe,

Doesn’t it sound familiar?

The Eugenics movement thought Social Security was evil.

A page from Applied Eugenics by Paul Popenoe, that argues against social security because it supports inferior people
A page from Applied Eugenics by Paul Popenoe,
photograph of a homeless disabled person sleeping under a blanket next to his wheelchair
This is what it looks like to be old and sick in America

What do we mean when we call someone a Nazi?

Read Applied Eugenics and you’ll find that Nazis were
the most extreme manifestation of a cruel theory proposed
by wealthy Americans who believed they had the right
to murder the poor.

American Eugenics in the 21st Century

I live in one of the wealthiest cities in the United States.

What can you say about a city that spends a fortune to obsessively
clean the streets but won’t fund an adequate mental health system?

San Francisco’s mental health system insists that a person whose
judgement and insight is lethally compromised has a ‘right’ to refuse
treatment.

Mandated treatment for people whose brains are broken is more offensive to human dignity than letting then die in their filth on the street?

Art by Rob Goldstein
And the streets are perfectly clean

San Francisco has only one 71 bed Psychiatric Crisis Clinic for a population of over 200,000 people.

71 beds?

71 beds in the only clinic for psychiatric emergencies for over 200,000 people?

How can that be right?

We Never Talk about the Link Between Homelessness and Eugenics, Why?

Unfit Human Traits and Triangle of Life

For discussion of the American Origins of the Eugenics Movement I recommend the History News Network.

The 1918 handbook of the Eugenics Movement, Applied Eugenics, by Paul Popenoe,  described what he called Lethal Selection at work during World War 1:

“…Poverty becomes rife, and sanitation and medical treatment are commonly sacrificed under the strain…”

“…During a war, that mitigation of the action of natural selection which is so common now among civilized nations, is somewhat less effective than in times of peace.”

In Applied Eugenics Popenoe  proposed the artificial creation of the conditions of extreme poverty as a means of executing mental defectives.

Life Unworthy of Life
Lethal Neglect: the failure to provide the goods or services necessary for functioning or to avoid harm.

Popenoe called this method of execution Lethal Neglect or Passive Execution

The American Eugenics Movement was the template for Nazi Germany.

In fact, the Warsaw Ghetto meets the criteria for execution by Lethal Neglect.

The Nazi’s removed all critical supports for urban survival and took daily photographs of residents to document their decline and death.

Art by Rob Goldstein
Just Imagine



The American Eugenics movement was such a powerful global movement that Nazis on trial at Nuremberg after World War II cited American Eugenics programs as a defense of their policies and mentioned Buck v. Bell in their testimony.

Shrug
                   

Ronald Reagan was a young adult when the American Eugenics
Movement was at its peak.

He was almost 70 when he began his first term as President.

Isn’t it possible that Eugenics theories influenced his decision
to close State Hospitals while simultaneously cutting funds
for Community Mental Heath?

A quote from an early 201th Century Eugenics advocate, Alexis Carrel, who says that the disabled should be executed.
From a December 2010 article in The New Statesman: When America believed in eugenics

In 1937, a Gallup poll in the USA found that 45 per cent of supported euthanasia for “defective infants”. A year later, in a speech at Harvard, WG Lennox argued that preserving disabled lives placed a strain on society and urged doctors to recognize “the privilege of death for the congenitally mindless and for the incurable sick”. An article published in the journal of the American Psychiatric Association in 1942 called for the killing of all “retarded” children over five years old.  The New Statesman

As President  Reagan destroyed the public mental health system in
the United States.

“Selection by death may result either from inadequate food supply, or from some other lethal reason. ”

Review of Applied Eugenics, By Paul Popenoe and Roswell H. Johnson, Eugenical News (vol. 4)

Indiana Republican: ‘No One Has the Guts’ to Let the Poor ‘Wither and Die’

 

The Courage of a Nation for all to See
San Francisco shows its guts

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