To be a ‘faithless elector,’ you have to be a liar

Via The Victory Girls, I found this story: No record of ‘faithless elector’ Chris Suprun as a 9/11 first responder DALLAS – The Republican elector who has gotten national attention for refusing to vote for Donald Trump at the Electoral College on Dec. 19 was apparently not a first responder on September 11, 2001 as …

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Former British Ambassador claims he gave Podesta and DNC documents to WikiLeaks, not the Russians

From The Daily Mail: EXCLUSIVE: Ex-British ambassador who is now a WikiLeaks operative claims Russia did NOT provide Clinton emails – they were handed over to him at a D.C. park by an intermediary for ‘disgusted’ Democratic whistleblowers Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and associate of Julian Assange, told the Dailymail.com  he flew …

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“Gentlemen do not read each others’ mail.” — Secretary of State Henry L Stimson, 1929 "Gentlemen do not read each others' e-mail." -- Clinton campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri, 2016

From the Daily Mail: Now Clinton aide Jennifer Palmieri claims the Russians tried to hack her days before election – and Google told her it was a ‘foreign state’ In the final days of the presidential election, Hillary Clinton’s communications director’s Gmail came under cyberattack Jennifer Palmieri told Yahoo News that Google told her the …

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#RussiaHacking conspiracy theorists are the new Birthers

From The Washington Post: Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House By Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima and Greg Miller | December 9, 2016 The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to …

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The blunt question: if the Russians did hack our election, did they do us a favor? Keeping Hillary Clinton out of the White House was the best possible result

You can always count on The First Street Journal, and me, to ask the brutally direct questions: The question no one has guts to ask: If Russian intervention changed election result, did they do us a favor by stopping @HillaryClinton ? — Dana Pico (@Dana_TFSJ) December 11, 2016 Twitter limits posts to 140 spaces, so …

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Sore Losers

Former Governor Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) describes herself on Twitter as a “fierce Democrat.” Mrs Granholm, herself the beneficiary of political-think tank-academia economic incest, is very, very upset that Michigan was carried by Donald Trump, and that Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election. Mrs Granholm tweeted: The reported "undervote" (Ds who left top of ticket blank) …

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A brilliant ploy by Donald Trump

Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2016 From CNNMoney: Trump wants to cancel Air Force One order from Boeing by Chris Isidore | December 6, 2016: 9:56 AM ET …

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Never count out your opponent until he is actually defeated

I’m visiting family and friends in the Bluegrass State for Thanksgiving week, and my best friend had this old article from the Louisville Courier-Journal on his office desk: The damage is done Matt Erwin, Contributing Columnist | 3:35 p.m. EDT October 26, 2016 Election Day is right around the corner and most Americans are begging …

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Facebook is worried that the company might have contributed to Hillary Clinton’s loss They wouldn't be worried at all if Donald Trump had lost

From The New York Times: Facebook, in Cross Hairs After Election, Is Said to Question Its Influence By Mike Isaac | November 12, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Late on Tuesday night, as it became clear that Donald J. Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton to win the presidential election, a private chat sprang up on Facebook …

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The election is over, but still Hillary Clinton has to find someone else to blame For the Clintons, it's never, ever their fault

From Reuters: Clinton blames FBI’s Comey for her defeat in call with donors By Luciana Lopez and Ginger Gibson | Saturday, November 12, 2016 Hillary Clinton blamed FBI director James Comey for her stunning defeat in Tuesday’s presidential election in a conference call with her top campaign funders on Saturday, according to two participants on …

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