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Robert Mueller’s critics have described the Russia investigation as a “fishing expedition”, but is it? Webster defines ‘fishing expedition’ as: “an investigation that does not stick to a stated objective but hopes to uncover incriminating or newsworthy evidence.”

Does that accurately describe the Mueller investigation?

It does. Why, for example, don’t we know the nature of the crime Trump is alleged to have committed? Isn’t that a bit odd? Will he be charged with collusion, corruption, obstruction, perjury or will Mueller dredge up some entirely new offense that no one expected?

We don’t know. No one knows because no one has a clear idea of what the investigation is all about or where it’s headed. Mueller appears to be just nosing around to see what he can up with. He has no set parameters and no fixed agenda. He simply goes where he wants and does as he pleases. Why doesn’t that bother people?

Why aren’t people angry that Mueller is not acting as a Special Counsel, but as a prosecuting attorney? Is that the way previous administrations have been treated? And let’s be serious, Mueller is not “investigating” a case of alleged collusion with Russia. He’s looking for proof that Trump broke the law. That’s Mueller’s mandate: Convict Donald Trump. Who doesn’t know this already?

It was Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who appointed Mueller and gave him his extraordinary powers. Mueller was instructed to investigate “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump,” as well as other matters that “may arise directly from the investigation.” In other words, Rosenstein granted Mueller nearly-limitless power to forage around looking for dirt on Trump. That’s Mueller’s assignment. And to make sure he would not be impeded by any outside authority, Rosenstein created, what amounts to, a forth branch of government, an entirely unaccountable agency that operates independent of Congress, the White House or the American people, and whose primary task is prove, by whatever means possible, that the president is a criminal. The Mueller Inquisition is essentially a shadow government whose task is to destroy the elected government. That’s not the way democracy is supposed to work.

As we said earlier, Mueller has never identified the crime for which Trump is being investigated nor has he explained whether he thinks a crime has been committed at all. Personally, I don’t see any evidence of a crime, which suggests to me that probable cause is lacking. There is no reasonable basis to pursue the current investigation. The whole thing looks like a fraud. Even worse, Trump is being required to prove his own innocence in a politically-toxic environment where powerful members of the losing party, the deep state and the privately-owned media continue to make spurious allegations for which there is not a shred of evidence. How is Trump supposed to prove his innocence when the matter has already been decided by partisan mouthpieces in the media who control everything the American people hear and see?

It’s not possible.

And how often have you heard this question: Why would these Russia allegations keep popping up if Trump wasn’t guilty?

Answer–Because the elites who own the media are waging a propaganda war against a man they will never accept as president. That’s why? Is someone under the illusion that the media is impartial, evenhanded or objective? It’s not. The media is a stakeholder that represents the interest of ownership. It’s their toy and they use it to promote their own agenda. In this case, they want a different president, a president who represents their interests. Hillary Clinton.

Ask yourself this: If Robert Mueller had anything on Trump, why would the FBI raid the law offices of Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen?

Was it really necessary to violate attorney-client privilege or was the raid merely an admission that Mueller still hasn’t found any evidence of criminal wrongdoing?

It’s obvious, isn’t it? The raid was an expression of complete and utter desperation, the kind of desperation that compels dogged prosecutors like Mueller to take things to the next level.

In the words of 30-year veteran CIA-analyst Ray McGovern: “If there was any tangible evidence of Trump campaign-Russia collusion, Mueller would almost certainly have known where to look and, in today’s world of blanket surveillance, would have found it by now….Mueller knows better than anyone, where and how to find the dirt on the Trump campaign, collusion with Russia, or anything else. That he has been able to come up with so little — and is trying to get some help from the President himself — speaks volumes.” (“Robert Mueller–Gone Fishing”, Ray McGovern, Consortium News)

Have you seen any proof that Trump is guilty of collusion, corruption, obstruction, perjury or any other federal crime?

No. Nothing.

Then why do We The People allow this charade to continue? Do we no longer operate on the principle that a man is innocent until proven guilty or has that been swept away in the wave of Russia hysteria that has overtaken the country?

Check out this clip from this week’s New York Times:

“Robert S. Mueller… has at least four dozen questions on an exhaustive array of subjects he wants to ask President Trump to learn more about his ties to Russia and determine whether he obstructed the inquiry itself, according to a list of the questions obtained by The New York Times.

The open-ended queries appear to be an attempt to penetrate the president’s thinking, to get at the motivation behind some of his most combative Twitter posts and to examine his relationships with his family and his closest advisers.” (New York Times)

So Mueller wants to ask Trump “four dozen questions”? Why? If he has any proof of wrongdoing, he should present it to the American people and be done with it. Why does he expect Trump to abandon his rights to testify against himself? It’s crazy. And why does he want to “penetrate the president’s thinking”? This isn’t a therapy session with Dr. Feelgood. This is a serious investigation to see if the President of the United States tried to rig the election with the assistance of Russian agents. Mueller’s job is to gather evidence, compile witness testimony, and build a case. If he doesn’t have a case, he should call it quits and put this travesty to rest.

Of course the “four dozen questions” is just another milestone in a long list of diversions and fake news. It just shows how frustrated Mueller really is. He has nothing so he hoping he can get Trump to incriminate himself by lying under oath. It’s a perjury trap, right? In other words, absent any hard evidence of collusion, obstruction or corruption, the Special Counsel is making one-last Hail Mary pass to try to salvage his worthless investigation. It’s ridiculous. Trump knows that if he slips up in an interview with Mueller and gets his story wrong, he can be indicted. He knows that. This is just another parlor trick by a frustrated prosecutor who doesn’t no where to turn.

How often have we heard what an “honorable man” Robert Mueller is. Is this the way an honorable man behaves? This is the kind of behavior we’d expect from a small-town shakedown artist trying to coerce a confession by twisting arms and busting heads. There’s no honor in that.

Of course, Mueller is not alone in this ham-fisted attempt to destroy Trump. Comey and Rosenstein are in on it too. Some readers will recall that Former FBI Director James Comey admitted in sworn testimony, that he leaked his private conversation with Trump in order to get a Special Counsel appointed.

Here’s the quote: “I asked a friend of mine to share the content of a memo with the reporter, I didn’t do it myself for a variety of reasons, but I asked him to because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel,” Comey said. (NBC News)

Nice. So the Director of the FBI deliberately leaked privileged conversations to the media with the expressed intention of damaging the President. What does that say about Comey’s ethics?

Comey justified his betrayal of Trump on the basis that he didn’t think Trump was fit for office. That was a judgement Comey felt he was entitled to make despite the fact that American people elected Trump in the 2016 presidential elections. In other words, Comey believes he has the right to preempt democracy if the outcome isn’t compatible with his partisan bias. Comey is another honorable man like Mueller.

Then there’s Rod Rosenstein, the worst of the lot.

Rosenstein is the Deputy Attorney General who replaced Jeff Sessions after Sessions recused himself in the Russia-gate investigation. Getting Sessions out of the way was clearly the plan from the get-go. Once Sessions got the boot, Rosenstein promptly swung into action. He concocted a damning 3-page memo that persuaded Trump to dump Comey and–as soon as Comey was gone– he appointed Mueller as Special Counsel. The whole thing was a set-up from the very beginning. And it was all Rosenstein’s handiwork.

In the memo, Rosenstein blasted Comey for his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Here are a few excerpts from the document:

Rosenstein: “Almost everyone agrees that the Director (Comey) made serious mistakes; it is one of the few issues that unites people of diverse perspectives…..

My perspective on these issues is shared by former Attorneys General and Deputy Attorneys General from different eras and both political parties. Judge Laurence Silberman…..Silberman believes that (Comey’s) “Performance was so inappropriate for an FBI director that [he] doubt[s] the bureau will ever completely recover.” … They concluded that the Director violated his obligation to “preserve, protect and defend” the traditions of the Department and the FBI…

….I agree with the nearly unanimous opinions of former Department officials. The way (Comey) handled the conclusion of the email investigation was wrong. As a result, the FBI is unlikely to regain public and congressional trust until it has a Director who understands the gravity of the mistakes and pledges never to repeat them. Having refused to admit his errors, (Comey) cannot be expected to implement the necessary corrective actions.” (“Rod Rosenstein’s letter recommending Comey be fired”, BBC)

Rosenstein made a strong case for removing Comey, which is why Trump fired him. Then, shortly after, Rosenstein appointed Mueller because firing Comey looked like obstruction of justice. Does that make sense to you?

Imagine the conversations that must have taken place between Trump and Rosenstein between the time Comey was fired (May 9, 2017) and the time Rosenstein appointed Mueller as Special Counsel. (May 16, 2017)

(Fiction) Rosenstein: ‘You really have to fire this guy, Comey. He’s real trouble and he screwed up on the Hillary investigation bigtime. Look, I’ve written three pages of reasons why you should can this guy and find someone else for the job.”

Trump: ‘Okay, I’ll fire him.’

Rosenstein (a few days later): ‘What, you fired him?? I can’t believe it. Why’d you do that? Now I’m going to have to appoint a Special Counsel to find out whether you obstructed justice or not. Oh, and by the way, I just hired Mueller to hound you for the next four years. I guess I should have mentioned that before, eh?

The conversation is fictitious, but that’s basically what happened. According to the New York Times: “Mr. Trump was notified only after Mr. Rosenstein signed the order, when the White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, walked into the Oval Office around 5:35 p.m. to tell him. Mr. Trump reacted calmly but defiantly, according to two people familiar with the situation, saying he wanted to “fight back.”

Rosenstein is a back-stabbing, double-dealing, two-faced rat. It doesn’t matter what you think of Trump. What Rosenstein did is inexcusable. There is no higher crime than personal betrayal, and that is Rosenstein’s sad-sack legacy in a nutshell. He led Trump to believe he could be trusted, he set him up, and then he pulled the rug out from under him. The man is a disgrace.

And now, Rosenstein has moved on to other things. Now he’s stonewalling Congress and “violating federal law by refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena over Congress’s efforts to obtain documents about FBI surveillance during the election” (and) … “possible government misconduct.”

According to the draft resolution by conservative members of Congress, (who are calling for Rosenstein’s impeachment) Rosenstein failed to supervise the issuing of FISA warrants. (that were presumably used to spy on members of the Trump campaign.) Rosenstein is at the very epicenter of that whole FISA foofaraw.

House members have also filed five charges that Rosenstein “knowingly provided misleading statements related to his supervision of the initial Department of Justice investigation into the Trump campaign’s alleged contacts with Russia when he testified under oath before Congress on December 13, 2017.” (The Hill)

Get the picture? Rosenstein is dragging his feet so Congress can’t get the documents they need to prove that the DOJ and FBI were trying to flip the election by sabotaging the Trump campaign. He’s trying to protect the shadowy miscreants who have been waging a war against the elected government from Day 1. Rosenstein and his pals need to be exposed and held accountable.

• Category: Ideology • Tags: American Media, Donald Trump, Robert Mueller 
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  1. What a joke! Trumpanzee loon! Impeach and imprison!

    • Replies: @mary
  2. This is terrific stuff, but you really need to get a copy editor or something. Too many gramattical and spelling errors to count, starting with “FORTH [sic] branch of government” in the headline.

  3. Excellent article.

    Perfidious (((Rosenstein))) is about to play the role that mole and turncoat (((Mark Felt))) played in Washington a generation ago.

    Do you remember ‘Deep Throat’?

    ‘Deep Throat’ was the pseudonym of a secret informant (and high-ranking member of the FBI it was later learned) who ferreted out and passed along reems of secret information to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein that allowed these two, young liberal journalists to provide the evidence needed to bring ‘obstruction of justice’ charges against Pres. Nixon’s top loyalists. This is now about to happen to top officials surrounding Trump. The noose tightens.

    Many lives were ruined by (((Felt))) and Nixon was eventually forced to resign. This enormous political trauma did our nation no good. But the Nixon-haters celebrated for years afterward. Some still do.

    Decades later, ‘Deep Throat’ was revealed to be none other then (((Mark Felt))), who was close to Nixon and had Nixon’s trust. But Felt destroyed Nixon and the lives of many good men and their families.

    Now (((Rosenstein))) is about to destroy another president that is hated by the (((usual suspects))). Some patterns repeat.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @36 ulster
    , @Alden
  4. nickels says:

    In other words, this is an illegal coup.

  5. Trump doesn’t ask me for advise. If he did I would say Rosenstein and Sessions are way to cozy. Fire Rosenstein and replace Sessions with Giuliani.

    Oh. And start firing Generals until you get one that will withdraw from Syria. Nobody is going to attack your precious Israel. Israel can defend herself and besides – Russia will not allow such an attack.

    One more thing. Let Mike Pence handle the “Iran Deal”. Give him a free hand and then just forget about it.

  6. Anonymous [AKA "Notasteinoraberg"] says:
    @mark green

    Jewish subversives continue the process of dissolving the country’s gov’t. “La peste hebraique.”

  7. nsa says:

    “…..preserve, protect, and defend the traditions of the Department and the FBI”

    Oh, you mean like wearing pumps and nylons like the ole queenie, J Edgar?

    • Replies: @Alden
  8. Eagle Eye says:

    There is no reasonable basis to pursue the current investigation. The whole thing looks like a fraud. Even worse, Trump is being required to prove his own innocence in a politically-toxic environment where powerful members of the losing party, the deep state and the privately-owned media continue to make spurious allegations for which there is not a shred of evidence.

    The article suggests a solution:

    A high-stakes but perhaps viable solution is to have the Supreme Court declare the entire Mueller operation UNCONSTITUTIONAL which it plainly is. The Constitution spells out how a president may be IMPEACHED. The Constitutional impeachment mechanism “occupies the field” – there is no room for a parallel mechanism created by ad-hoc statutes passed by a partisan Congress in a different era.

    In practical terms, it is time to put Mueller’s and Rosenstein’s own actions and associations over the past 30 years under a microscope. Surely nobody expects either of these characters to be more than figureheads for much more powerful forces.

    • Replies: @Alden
  9. Eagle Eye says:

    If Robert Mueller had anything on Trump, why would the FBI raid the law offices of Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen?

    The real reason is to INTIMIDATE Cohen into allowing President Trump to be questioned by Mueller, or even to meet with Mueller in whatever form, however “informal.”

    “Robert S. Mueller… has at least four dozen questions on an exhaustive array of subjects he wants to ask President Trump to learn more about his ties to Russia and determine whether he obstructed the inquiry itself, according to a list of the questions obtained by The New York Times.

    Silence is golden …

    The process is the punishment. Leftist swamp creatures at their finest.

  10. mary says:
    @Adolf Verloc

    This article is correct. You’re the joke.

  11. 36 ulster says:
    @mark green

    Felt was a Protestant. Some of us goyim can be perfidious, too.

    • Replies: @mark green
  12. This is an excellent article accurately stating the fact situation. It is particularly dangerous because the anti-Russian spin of the witchhunt could lead to armageddon and makes it extremely difficult or impossible for Trump to follow the foreign policy he said he would in the campaign. By eliminating Flynn, Trump’s national security adviser who made enemies of the deep state by indicating it was dangerous to aid the raghead element in Syria militarily, the witchhunt paved the way eventually for Trump to accept the Bolton appointment, though admittedly that appointment shows that Trump must not be sure enough himself of what he should do.

    Trump needs to take action and shut it down himself. He needs to sack Sessions and Rosenstein and terminate Mueller. The next person in line at the yankee justice ministry then needs to go after Comey, the Clintons, Rosenstein, and the deep state actors. Naturally there will be a media firestorm since it acts as the propaganda ministry of the deep state. Trump needs to boldly indicate that what is involved is sedition and stick to the message. People think this would lead to impeachment, but I suspect that Trump would gain public backing by boldly fighting them other than merely through internet tweets. If he doesn’t take the initiative, he’ll be dragged down by the extra-legal system masquerading in the US as the legal system.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  13. Punju says:

    Trump needs to act in order to save Democracy – fire Rosenstein asap.

  14. @Seymour Buhtz

    Maybe your pompous highness doesn’t know what is and what is not “gramattical”? Maybe there are some stylistic (i.e., non-gramattical) infelicities but there are no true grammatical (syntactic, lexical) errors. As for spelling errors, healthy people overlook them if they even notice them. Mike’s piece is such a riveting thriller that one doesn’t notice and ignores chicken shit like “forth” instead of “fourth.”

    • Replies: @Alden
  15. Cmon says:

    Fourth branch of government?! Don’t be silly. There is no third branch of government. There is no second. There is one branch of government, CIA.

    When trying to see where this investigation is headed, it’s a mistake to impute legal functions to it. The investigation by CIA focal point Mueller* has one purpose: keep Trump off-balance and on the defensive to protect CIA impunity. Otherwise Trump might carry out his oath of office and faithfully execute the law on legally-mandated release of records of CIA’s coup d’état against JFK.

    * Mueller, who got Whitey Bulger off the hook; Mueller who framed Gaddafy for the Lockerbie bombing; Mueller who whitewashed the looting of CIA’s slush fund BCCI; Mueller who lied like a rug to cover up CIA’s armed attack on the civilian population on 9/11. Mueller is a CIA mole in our own government.

  16. anonymous[381] • Disclaimer says:

    Mueller lied to the Senate back in ’03 when he promoted the WMD fairy tale. He helped expedite the criminal invasion of Iraq. Hundreds of thousands of dead, millions of lives ruined as a result, all based on lies and deceit. He was a part of this war criminal gang that’s never been called to account for their crimes against humanity. A serious looking guy in an expensive suit who can prevaricate as needed is a valuable political tool.

  17. @36 ulster

    You’re right. My mistake.

  18. Anonymous [AKA "Blacky"] says:

    Just like Ken Starr.

  19. Anonymous [AKA "Karp"] says:

    At this point, I don’t really care what happens to Trump.

    At one point, he was promising at least some change from the state of endless war. Now he is not. I don’t know if he had a choice, and at least unlike Obama, Trump seemed to resist being forced into a war president after making a few anti-war noises as a candidate.

    But, the bottom line is that now Trump’s policies are just like all the rest. The only thing he can get passed in Congress is the hate-everyone-but-the-rich policies of Congressional Republicans…. in other words, the policies of the very people Trump defeated in the primaries. And Trump is now an anti-Constitutional war President who just acted as Al-Qaeda’s Missile Force in attacking Syria on Al-Qaeda’s prompting.

    VP Pence is no better. Nobody in Washington is any better. That’s why the American people keep electing candidates who pose as ‘outsiders’.

    But at this point, since I view Trump as a con-man who lied his way into the White House, I don’t really give a dang if he gets kicked back out again.

    • Replies: @Alden
  20. Alden says:
    @Seymour Buhtz

    Read it again it’s written fourth. I guess you think your fourth grade humor is funny.

  21. Alden says:
    @mark green

    Carl Bernstein also hated Nixon because his parents were 2 of the communists Truman cleared out of federal jobs soon after Roosevelt died.

    Nixon was the most anti White president ever. Affirmative action, school bussing, section 8 shipping our manufacturing to China and allowing Chinese to migrate here, and endless federally funded programs that hired liberals to take over numerous city and county agencies.

    If you just look at Nixon’s anti White policies be glad he was forced out of office.

    In foreign affairs he airlifted every tank we had in Europe and several battalions of soldiers to Israel win the 1973 war for Israel.

    Or you can just consider him a puppet of David Rockefeller and his nanny, Kissinger.

  22. Alden says:

    There are also the persistent rumors during his life that Hoover was an octoroon

  23. Alden says:
    @Eagle Eye

    Look at the Supreme court mostly White hating liberals.

  24. Alden says:

    Trump, no matter what he does or doesn’t do is good for Whites.

    Reason being that in the opinion of the liberals and Jews who hate hate hate Whites, Trump has come to represent all Whites.

    Liberals and Jews consider Trumps victory a victory for Whites and they just can’t get over it.

  25. Alden says:
    @Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften

    Spell check often changes words. For instance every time I type women, spell check adds 5 letters and makes it womenswear.

    I’d rather not have spell check. I
    spend a lot of time correcting spell check.

    • Replies: @Gracebear
  26. Anonymous [AKA "Afi Keita James"] says:
    @exiled off mainstreet

    If Mueller is not fired soon, I will have him impeached.

  27. Gracebear says:

    I agree. Spellcheck is an obnoxious, bossy, unintelligent, interfering intruder that claims to know my writing intentions better than I do myself.

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