Flynn’s Out. Does This Start The Spiral?

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Unfortunate, but it makes you wonder…

Flynn resigns.  Maybe this fellow wasn’t the best choice choice but the greater question is, what the HELL  is going on in the White House?

Maybe we can have a sense of that answer… it’s the Big Guy in charge.  Ultimately the buck ends with Trump.. even though he would never admit to that.  This is the first casualty of Trump’s ineptitude.  His bromance with Putin and Russia could end up being his “Watergate”, although it’s early yet to presume that.  But having witnessed these things in years past in various administrations this is how it starts… some seemingly innocuous event rises to the surface.

The worrisome issue is that Russia is involved, and has been as far back as the alleged hacking. On top of the hacking is that Russian involvement has forced a high ranking administration official to resign.  Inadvertently Russia IS affecting our country.  There’s stories of Russian blackmail possibilities against Flynn besides the charge of Flynn lying to Pence, the VP, about Flynn’s phone calls to the Russian ambassador.. and one can only guess who told Flynn to connect to the Russians to begin with.. and one wonders how far this will go.. and it’s all about the Russians having a role.  What happens should this reach a point of Trump being forced out over all this.. and the Russians will have had a role in displacing a U.S. president.

Given when presidents mess up there’s usually a circling of the wagons and someone else takes the fall, might also be interesting to see if all the talk of the Russian possibility to blackmail Flynn is not really the way to insulate Trump’s involvement.

Well, Trump being forced out is likely a good thing right about now rather than letting him make things worse.  but the Russians having a role in it surely makes one pause about our vulnerability due to executive stupidity.

One can only hope Congress is wondering what their next step should be.

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9 thoughts on “Flynn’s Out. Does This Start The Spiral?

  1. Hi John!
    Good to see the new blog up and running. I hope that ‘Boomerants’ is going to continue too.
    I can’t get the ‘Follow’ button to work. Do you have any other ‘Follow’ options?
    If not, I will have to remember to check back now and then.
    This could be a direct counterpoint to John Liming’s blog, and from the viewpoint of a foreigner, it is interesting to read both points of view.
    Best wishes, and enjoy the new blog. Pete.

    • I’m still working on a few things and the ‘follow’ is a big one. Thanks for popping over, Pete. Once I get this all set up I’ll be swinging by your place as well. For this blog you certainly could lend your Brit perspective and the mood over there as it relates to the buffoonery here. 🙂

  2. I’m with you, I believe the Flynn resignation is a cover for the actual truth that has yet to emerge. Trump doesn’t have the experience to pull off being President because it is so much more than just “business” when dealing with politics of your country and other countries of the world. There is no such thing as a “business” deal on the world stage. My fear is that the harder he tries the worse it’s going to get because desperation creeps it’s ugly head into the mix.

    • Thanks for the words, Andrew! Been meaning to contribute on your blog.. like I told Pete.. as soon as this one is running I’ll be back into the game.

  3. In perusing your new page I can appreciate both the layout, navigation and -wow- really professional presentation. At this time, I must “hold my vote”; it is way too early to sound alarm bells, and I realize Trump is far from “ideal”.
    I have pointed out items I hadn’t liked about him in the past, but then again, in comparison to the alternatives we had, (shudder) I prefer to observe and see what he actually does.
    If he turns out to be a flim-flam man like Obama, then I’ll be among the first to say so.

    • A thought out and measured approach. I actually think there are a number who feel as you do waiting in the wings for something positive. That’s certainly understandable. While my direction here is to try and appeal in an “American” sense rather than yell and scream liberal or conservative, I have failed to side with those who think the previous 8 years required electing Trump. Having said that.. keep me apprised along the way how your opinion may swing one way or the other as time goes on. Thanks for replying.

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