Watch As Donald Trump And His Cohorts Indulge In “Gas Lighting”

Donald Trump, Gaslighter in Chief

Gronda Morin

Don’t believe what have seen with your own eyes and have heard with your own ears. There are people who will be working in the White House that will want the public to doubt their own instincts, their own sense of moral outrage, and their own internal compass of decency.

US election cartoons The republican President-elect Donald Trump is saying the right words like he will be president of all the peoples but he is acting counter his own statements by surrounding himself with the same folks who ran his campaign with all its ugliness. These developments belie the president- elect’s positive and forward leaning words.

This is how Susan Dominus in her 9/27/16 NY Times article, describes the gas lighting phenomenon:

“When I watch Donald Trump, I sometimes feel like Ingrid Bergman–not European and glamorous, but unnerved, as though I’m being gaslit, as in the famous plot of her old classic movie “Gaslight.” The lights are flickering, but her character’s husband, who…

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A little context on safety

Excellent commentary on the Republican National Convention

musingsofanoldfart

Last night’s Republican National Convention focused on keeping America safe. This is an enviable goal, but while bashing Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on Benghazi and terrorism, three key points were missing as context.

First, while we have eight Congressional committee efforts to get to the bottom of Benghazi, at no time was it discussed that a GOP-led Congress cut funding for embassy security the previous summer. But, more importantly, why have we not investigated information that supported the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) claim that led to an invasion of Iraq which has killed 1,000 times more Americans than Benghazi not to mention many allied troops and Iraqi citizens?

This is even more important when it should be noted a member of Vice President Dick Cheney ‘s team named Scooter Libby went to jail for outing a CIA operative named Valerie Plame. The reason is her husband Former Ambassador Joseph Wilson was…

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