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PCIntern

(25,853 posts)
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 01:22 PM Aug 2022

OK...you heard it here first:

The other day I posited in a post that there were numerous individuals who know a lot more about the workings and movements within this group of scandals surrounding TFG and his minions and family…that rumors/facts are out there and just not reported…yet. “Yet” being the operative word.

Have you noticed in recent days, the whole tenor of the RW has palpably changed AND, importantly, (dramatic pause) certain individuals from whom we have not heard much recently, such as a certain former CIA Director, have made statements which would have been almost inconceivable some time ago?

I think there’s a huge story breaking soon. It is possible that it is either an indictment of TFG or a document or series of evidentiary disclosures which is going to be a maelstrom of bulletins and special reports. It will be unceasing and I think the news divisions are gearing up for this. However, after nearly two years of talking about a Red Wave, they can’t just reverse course, because it would make them look even dopier than they already do, so they’re beginning to titer their coverage to “maybe the Democrats have a chance to hold onto the Senate”. Well, I can count and right now there are three to five Republican seats in DiRE straits, and I’m being generous.

These RWers had a plan: pack the Supreme Court, get Trump re-elected and hold the Senate, overthrow Democracy on the State level in a majority of states, and assume power indefinitely. But like Kronsteen in From Russia With Love who was stymied by an unpredictable James Bond, they did not expect to have a wrench thrown into the gears and that wrench was an amalgam of the Dobbs decision, the loss of both Senate seats in Georgia, and the tape, again in Georgia, of Trump attempting to cheat the electorate. The domino effect has been enormous and the cascade of information has begun. I fully expect in the next few days to hear some jaw dropping news.

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OK...you heard it here first: (Original Post) PCIntern Aug 2022 OP
Recommended. H2O Man Aug 2022 #1
yes Codifer Aug 2022 #6
Thanks! H2O Man Aug 2022 #11
Wow. H2O Man and PC intern on the same thread. 3Hotdogs Aug 2022 #54
Excellent literary example of our pending anarchy here PCIntern Aug 2022 #7
I think that we H2O Man Aug 2022 #13
Agreed in toto. PCIntern Aug 2022 #17
All things being equal, soldierant Aug 2022 #49
Beautiful description of how many of us see the state of affairs in the country. Pepsidog Aug 2022 #27
Your keyboard... Hekate Aug 2022 #2
Well, it's Friday dweller Aug 2022 #3
That's what I thought initially Wicked Blue Aug 2022 #18
Labor Day is just 17 days away Wednesdays Aug 2022 #25
👀 underpants Aug 2022 #4
Feeling the same thing. SheltieLover Aug 2022 #5
At least it's not dripping from tfg's diapers - yet Wicked Blue Aug 2022 #19
No but I'll bet Depends stock is way up! SheltieLover Aug 2022 #20
May your expectations be met completely. Good KPN Aug 2022 #8
Clearly, we live in interesting times. greatauntoftriplets Aug 2022 #9
That's been my thought the last two months. I think they're trying to release it at a time ... marble falls Aug 2022 #10
Check this out from Tommymac... spanone Aug 2022 #12
I'd add the hubris of stealing the Nation's secrets to sell for profits Pluvious Aug 2022 #14
There is a quietness amongst the herd... kentuck Aug 2022 #15
Or, they are quietly planning coup 2.0 in order wnylib Aug 2022 #39
Excellent point and i think you've connected the dots nicely here gohuskies Aug 2022 #16
They're playing Abigail_Adams Aug 2022 #48
I'm with you on this... I've had a real sense of anticipation for 2 or 3 weeks now. liberalla Aug 2022 #21
Do you mean Brennan? OneGrassRoot Aug 2022 #22
Michael Hayden PCIntern Aug 2022 #23
Ah, thx. n/t OneGrassRoot Aug 2022 #24
I love your thinking here. I hope it is so. I hope it is a long, and devastating list of disclosures Pepsidog Aug 2022 #26
I hope you are right my friend - something is definitely up FakeNoose Aug 2022 #28
Like everybody else, I got burned by Fitzmas after Fitzmas Warpy Aug 2022 #29
I think you're right. And as one or two posters in this particular DU stream have mentioned, SWBTATTReg Aug 2022 #30
We don't even know yet, that he hasn't already sold some of the Meadowoak Aug 2022 #35
Yeah, I know. That's the scary part. NT SWBTATTReg Aug 2022 #37
Mike Tyson: Everybody has a plan Roc2020 Aug 2022 #31
I don't know how tfg's people have managed RevBrotherThomas Aug 2022 #32
The RNC is paying his legal bills. If he announces, he has to pay. Hermit-The-Prog Aug 2022 #41
The WaPo piece about nuclear secrets scipan Aug 2022 #33
I agree something big is going to happen mercuryblues Aug 2022 #34
"...operation cover yer 'dupa'..." 😆 sprinkleeninow Aug 2022 #52
I've been saying for years that the cons are out for absolute power. Initech Aug 2022 #36
I support this message. Evolve Dammit Aug 2022 #38
Something's gotta give. MontanaMama Aug 2022 #40
not to mention an illegal coups attempt... SleeplessinSoCal Aug 2022 #42
The dam is cracked and about to break. ananda Aug 2022 #43
It's hard to keep up with Biden's accomplishments and Traitor Tot's crimes. OMGWTF Aug 2022 #44
Boy, do I hope you're right. Joinfortmill Aug 2022 #45
Something's Up- Some Right Wing Media Starting to Keep Their Distance Indykatie Aug 2022 #46
May you be wiser than your years. Kablooie Aug 2022 #47
just watched chris hayes. his recent nottweets are incendiary. mopinko Aug 2022 #50
I would include President Joe Biden as one of those monkey wrenches. NBachers Aug 2022 #51
How can it get any more jaw-dropping than a coup attempt ecstatic Aug 2022 #53
Your keyboard to god's monitor...nt Wounded Bear Aug 2022 #55
Let's hope so, PCIntern. Let's hope so. PatrickforB Aug 2022 #56
I hope it happens soon, before the nutters put together Ilsa Aug 2022 #57

H2O Man

(73,997 posts)
1. Recommended.
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 01:26 PM
Aug 2022

We are in strange times. It will continue to get stranger on the republican side.

"Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity " -- Yeats

H2O Man

(73,997 posts)
13. I think that we
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 01:47 PM
Aug 2022

are there ..... not into the full intensity that you note is right around the corner. But kind of like "climate change," where it is not a case limited to what will be in twenty years, but the crises we witness happening in places around the globe.

soldierant

(7,163 posts)
49. All things being equal,
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 07:10 PM
Aug 2022

I'd say that Yeats had more in comon with Berlioz than with Shakespeare. Also that his description is far more accurate in our day than it was even in his.But yes, it is an excellent literary description And it's looking more and more accurate every day. Especially the last two lines.

Wicked Blue

(5,894 posts)
18. That's what I thought initially
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 02:01 PM
Aug 2022

but the Friday news dumps were tfg's way to semi-hide controversial issues.

This news is not something that the Biden administration or Democrats in Congress want to conceal. They will want maximum coverage.

I'm thinking at next week, when a lot of people are back home from vacations and kids are starting school.

marble falls

(58,730 posts)
10. That's been my thought the last two months. I think they're trying to release it at a time ...
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 01:39 PM
Aug 2022

... for maximum splash on a group of Congressmen running for re-election.

Pluvious

(4,418 posts)
14. I'd add the hubris of stealing the Nation's secrets to sell for profits
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 01:49 PM
Aug 2022

Who could have predicted that ?!!

SMDH

kentuck

(111,252 posts)
15. There is a quietness amongst the herd...
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 01:50 PM
Aug 2022

which is unusual...

There is not the usual noise from Trump supporters in the House and Senate. They must have decided to wait and see what is really going on? They know what Trump is capable of doing and treason is on the list. Don't want to get too close to traitors.

gohuskies

(1,161 posts)
16. Excellent point and i think you've connected the dots nicely here
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 01:53 PM
Aug 2022

This was in fact the culmination of the 'vast right wing conspiracy' getting oh so close to completing the road to one party rule. Ms. Clinton spoke truth to power and got vilified for it, but she has proven to be so right on point about the rethuglican party and their backoffice power brokers.

Truly a scary thing to behold, but with the most incompetent and destructive narcissist holding the reins to the White House, the dominoes would eventually fall. This monster kills everything he touches.

Abigail_Adams

(317 posts)
48. They're playing
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 05:07 PM
Aug 2022

a long game, all right, one that goes back much further than Trump. Most people forget that right-wingers started buying up the major media outlets in the 1980s, and Roger Ailes came up with his plan for what would become Fox "News" when advising Richard Nixon. Using massive right-wing money to "catapult the propaganda" on Fox is what got us hordes of Maga hatters.

Pepsidog

(6,258 posts)
26. I love your thinking here. I hope it is so. I hope it is a long, and devastating list of disclosures
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 02:34 PM
Aug 2022

that mortally wound the GOP.

FakeNoose

(33,438 posts)
28. I hope you are right my friend - something is definitely up
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 02:41 PM
Aug 2022

Clearly "they" had a plan, and Chump was only one cog in that plan.

He wasn't a very smart cog either because he told the Georgia Repukes to stay home and not vote in the Senate runoff election of 2020. What an idiot, but thank God he's really THAT stupid.

Chump's huge mistake re: Georgia is what made it possible for the Dems to take control of the Senate. And now we're finally getting somewhere with these vile, treasonous weasels and their evil plan. I hope they all go down.

Warpy

(111,805 posts)
29. Like everybody else, I got burned by Fitzmas after Fitzmas
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 02:44 PM
Aug 2022

so I'm not counting my scandals until/unless they actually break and I'm certainly not expecting TFG to fly in a tailor from Milan to design an orange jumpsuit that fits him like a glove. Not yet. 4 years from now, maybe. He's going to keep playing the delay game, running out the clock until he finally kicks the bucket.

We all have a pretty good idea what's under many of the rocks they turn over and we all have a very good idea about how deep Russia has infiltrated the Republican Party. Whether or not those things result in jail time for any major players constitutes a big "if."

For the time being, I'm just going to lay in more popcorn and wait for it all to play out.

At least some of the self identified conservatives out there are realizing what they've done to themselves, they only thought it would be done to us.

SWBTATTReg

(22,551 posts)
30. I think you're right. And as one or two posters in this particular DU stream have mentioned,
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 02:49 PM
Aug 2022

I think that djt tried to sell off some of the secrets that he squirreled away at MAL, to monetize on at least something from his presidency. This is something that he would do, this is something that wouldn't surprise a lot of us, but still, to have an Ex-president sell off the highest secrets in the land? I suspect that this came to light when perhaps some of our overseas personnel/etc. got wind of certain documents available for sale by their overseas contacts. This would not surprise me as djt is notorious for not reading, not studying/not fully understanding the width and scope of the US Government, both here and overseas, how far our reach goes.

Traitor of the highest sort. He (djt) really is a moron and thought he could get away w/ it. Thank God we have top notch people in the DOJ and other depts watching out, keeping an eye on things.

I just hope that our Country has not been permanently harmed by his ignorant actions. Perhaps this will be the final blow that will bring the republicans down to earth and into the land of reality, away from trump land.

Roc2020

(1,633 posts)
31. Mike Tyson: Everybody has a plan
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 02:53 PM
Aug 2022

until they get punched in the face. Punches to the gop: jan 6th. ga senators. ga investigation on trump. loony gop primary winners..and oh a raid of trump's home. and the punches keep coming etc etc

RevBrotherThomas

(840 posts)
32. I don't know how tfg's people have managed
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 02:56 PM
Aug 2022

to keep him from formally announcing his candidacy. That has seemed off to me.

scipan

(2,401 posts)
33. The WaPo piece about nuclear secrets
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 03:00 PM
Aug 2022

So, DOJ just doesn't leak right? I think this was a purposeful leak by them. They're the only ones who knew what was in the affidavit.

Why, IDK. I suppose to head off Trump's crying about how persecuted he is, from getting a lot of traction.

There will be people in positions of power who will find out a lot more about what secrets and how far Trump got now that they know what to look for. Several may have even been complicit or looked the other way.

"nihilistic, dangerous and contemptible". Referring to the republican party, not just Trump.

mercuryblues

(14,615 posts)
34. I agree something big is going to happen
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 03:00 PM
Aug 2022

Many of these people were lying low, hoping we would forget about them. Now they are involved in operation cover your ass.

Initech

(100,390 posts)
36. I've been saying for years that the cons are out for absolute power.
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 03:05 PM
Aug 2022

And they don't just want to defeat us in an election. They want us dead. Shit they're using the classic Nazi technique of demonizing their opponents and referring to us as "rats". You can see it on Fux News every night. The hysteria among the right is that strong, and the propaganda is getting worse. The propaganda is the problem here and it's not going away. If we want to advance this country, we have to address the damage that right, far right, and ultra far right propaganda has done to this country. We can't ban it because that would be policing speech (and I'm not touching that subject with a 100 foot pole), but we can address what the underlying problem is.

Kablooie

(18,673 posts)
47. May you be wiser than your years.
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 04:11 PM
Aug 2022

And I hope you are right

(And if you are old and you are still wiser than your years, that’s pretty good!)

mopinko

(70,714 posts)
50. just watched chris hayes. his recent nottweets are incendiary.
Fri Aug 19, 2022, 10:31 PM
Aug 2022

this just may force this issue-

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ecstatic

(32,931 posts)
53. How can it get any more jaw-dropping than a coup attempt
Sat Aug 20, 2022, 06:51 AM
Aug 2022

in plain sight? The bar just keeps getting lower and lower for this clown.

Ilsa

(61,734 posts)
57. I hope it happens soon, before the nutters put together
Sat Aug 20, 2022, 12:45 PM
Aug 2022

a really deadly plan that gets hundreds killed and terrorizes thousands.

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