Former Milwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke: ‘Become angry’ to keep majority in Congress  

From Independent Record:

In a barn flagged with mock segments of a “border wall” spray-painted with terms like “DRUGS,” “ISIS,” “DACA,” “JOBS” and “HOMBRES,” the Yellowstone County Republicans held their annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner with top-billed guest David A. Clarke, the controversial former sheriff of Milwaukee County.

More than 650 people attended the sold-out event, which also featured U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte and the four GOP candidates in the U.S. Senate primary. Those men are vying to run against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat whose name was also up on one of the border walls, crossed out.

The tagline of the fundraising event was “Have a Ball, Build a Wall,” which attendees briefly chanted early in the evening.

Clarke is a firebrand who served as sheriff from 2002-2014. He is known for his controversial views on race, the Black Lives Matter movement and Planned Parenthood, among other topics.

On Friday night he told the crowd they needed to get angry in advance of the 2018 elections.

“We have to regain our sense of urgency about what we’re up against. We have to become angry about the thought of losing this unique opportunity to make America great again,” he said.

Clarke rallied the attendees, encouraging them to go out and get people to vote to work to defeat what he called “the deep state,” including the FBI.

“The deep state is real, the deep state is alive and it is still doing what it can to thwart President Donald Trump from his vision, which is to make America great again.”

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The Deep State takes out the White House’s dark clown prince  

From the Daily Beast:

If you’ve ever filled out a form SF-86 for a U.S. government security clearance, you’ll know the hassle of dealing with the sheer volume of information it entails. Listing contacts, personal, financial, and travel information in enormous, painstaking detail isn’t trivial, and even small errors will get the form kicked back to you or your clearance rejected. Applicants are required to spell out in great detail the specifics of foreign travel and overseas contacts. Investigators need to know where you’ve made your money and to whom you have debts.

I did it in my early twenties when my life was relatively uncomplicated, and it was still a pain in the ass. It’s not easy, and it’s not supposed to be.

It’s even harder when you’re a corrupt, entitled snake who repeatedly lies about your finances to federal investigators and serves as a living, breathing poster child for privileged venality. It’s even harder when you’ve rather clumsily attempted to use both your familial relationship and proximity to the president of the United States to save your family’s failing real-estate empire.

All of which helps explain Jared Kushner’s very bad day on Tuesday. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, a man who has compromised himself and his supposed values to accommodate and indulge President Trumphausen’s various whims, impulses, urges, feuds, and paranoid episodes, finally drew the line and busted Kushner’s security clearance down from TS/SCI to Walmart Greeter Background Check (Provisional).

Hear that? That was America’s intelligence community, down to the last GS-7, breathing a loud sigh of relief.

Kushner is a man who needs a billion dollars fast, and is willing to cast shame on the winds to get there. The stench of his venality and desperation hangs around him like stripper perfume, cloying and obvious. Jared all but hiked up his sassy pink petticoats while whistling “Hey, sailor!” to the Chinese, Israeli, Arab, and Russian investors he begged to invest in his failing 666 Fifth Avenue white elephant.

Kushner has no one to blame but himself. His ambition exceeded his abilities by orders of magnitude so vast it would take a team of advanced mathematicians a generation to devise a system by which to measure the differential. Even his simpering beta-male, child-voiced affect couldn’t hide his spectacular reach and overpowering thirst for the power, influence, and financial rewards of Washington.

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