There are many reasons why a person lies, including: i) an attempt to cover up. ii) an error of understanding. iii) an effort to misdirect. iv) an inability to tell the truth. v) a poorly articulated statement that is interpreted as a lie.
Trump has frequently stated that the U.S extreme position towards Russia is counter productive. Since then Trump's strong critics, in particular the liberal media, have taken to interpreting all facts re Russian contact to impugn him. While Trump's strong advocates, in particular the right wing media, have steadfastly refused to admit that there could be a problem.
There is a reason for Trump's lies and inconsistent statements about Putin and Russia.
Has our President been compromised by Russia? Either politically, in his business relations or his personal life? Is Trump deceived? Is this a liberal media who can not accept Trump's victory? Is this political posturing 2018? Is the media mania? It is time to either fish or cut bait!
Ret. LTG Flynn, Director of Defense Intelligence, resigned over Russia. AG Jeff Sessions, is to recuse himself from all investigations related to Russia. McClatchy article validates Russia diplomat recalled as alleged by Christoper Steele, ex MI6, in his leaked dossier.
The truth always exists. We will find it and publish it in a simple organized way. So that those who want to see, can see. And those who want to hear, can hear.
There is a lot of information that needs to be organized. This can not be a tweet. We need research and a careful analysis of the facts to equip the American public to make an informed decision on exactly how Putin interfered in our political system.
Political: analysis begins when Trump announced his Presidential bid - June 16th 2015.
This Trump Russia Timeline by Politico gives a helpful timeline to events. The FBI and NSA have testified that Russian hacked information disrupted American democracy, undermined the Clinton campaign and assisted the Trump campaign. The FBI also testified that it began an investigation into activities between the Trump campaign and Russia in July 2016.
An interactive Trump Russia Timeline written by Steven Harper which dates to 1979 when Roy Cohn introduced Trump to Nixon ‘Dirty Trickster’ Roger Stone. The site includes an ability to select information about specific individuals.
There has been considerable speculation as to who paid Fusion GPS to hire Christopher Steele. Here is the testimony by Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson, released publicly by California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, given to the Senate Judiciary Committee on August 22, 2017.
Speculation on the outcome of the investigation is futile. Cable news and its advertisers may enjoy their political reality TV. But congress is being deadlocked. American is pitted again American. The media is accused of fake news. Intelligence agencies are discredited. The FBI, NSA and DOJ have confirmed that Obama did not, and could not have ordered, a wire tap of Trump Tower.
Our Political facts analysis is published to evaluate if Trump could be politically compromised.
Financial: analysis begins with Trumps attending the Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow - November 2013.
Trump's interest in Russian property development dates to 1987 when he visited Moscow and St. Petersburg at the invitation of the Soviet ambassador to the U.S. In 2008, Donald Jr. visited Moscow to explore licensing the Trump name to properties there, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. The paper also reported that, a few years earlier, Trump had considered aiding the reconstruction of the city’s Moskva and Rossiya hotels.
Trump claims that almost all Russian oligarchs, and all with ties to Putin, attended the Miss Universe pageant. This specifically included Aras Agalarov, billionaire Russian real estate mogul, and Agalarov’s son Emin. Alex Sapir and Rotem Rosen, a pair of New York-based Russian developers who helped to develop the Trump Soho hotel and condominium project in Manhattan.
There is growing evidence that allegations of Igor Sechin, the CEO of Rosneft (Russia's state oil company) offered Trump ally Carter Page and his associates brokerage of a 19% stake in the company in exchange for the lifting of US sanctions on Russia. Reuters have since reported that sale of 19.5% of Rosneft was concluded for 10.2 billion Euros, to a Singapore joint venture between Qatar and the Swiss oil trading firm Glencore, via shell companies cloaking disclosure of the buyers.
Trump is vulnerable to view Russia in ways that optimize his business interests. This could be through existing relationships that would benefit from sanctions being eased. e.g. Crimea policy in the 2016 Republican convention. It could be through relationships that will bear fruit after his Presidency in exchange for favorable decisions during his Presidency. What father would not want to leave a Trump political and financial dynasty for his children and the generations to come.
Our Financial facts analysis is published to evaluate if Trump could be financially compromised.
Personal: analysis begins with Donald Trumps divorce from Ivana Trump - finalized in 1992.
Donald Trump was born into money. He has lived his life flaunting moral law. He has used his wealth, power and connections to get whatever he wants. And now Donald J Trump is President of the United States. The most powerful man in the free world.
Gartner, a psychologist in private practice, in Baltimore and New York, a former instructor in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, contends that Trump “manifestly” meets the DSM-published criteria for at least three personality disorders: narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), antisocial personality disorder, and paranoid personality disorder.
Trump's lies may in fact be Trump's emotionally perceived truths. I suggest that Trump is not able to assimilate information that conflicts with his self identity, including: i) He is always right; ii) The majority of American's love him; iii) He alone can make America great again. He needs to think fake photographs, fake news and fake voters to defend his own fake truths. On issues like the inauguration size, the size of his electoral win, the factual accuracy of the media, even Obama wire-tapping his building, the American political system will ride out the fake seas.
Emotional disorders are an issue when incorrect decisions are taken in response to an emotional error. The executive order banning travel from 7 Moslem countries in order to improve security is such an example. Experienced experts suggest the ban increases security risk. The courts have since placed a stay on these orders.
If Trump's emotional condition leads him to think Russia is our friend, for any one of political, personal or business reasons, and to bolster his emotional self identity as suggested above, Trump could mistakenly decide to lift sanctions, or ignore aggressive conduct by Russia, with long term disastrous results for America, Europe and its NATO allies.
Our Personal facts analysis is published to evaluate if Trump could be personally compromised.
I am convinced that President Trump loves America unconditionally. I am as convinced he is being self deceived.
Forty years ago my life was changed as America, distracted by Vietnam, Watergate and the liberal election agenda of 1976, took its eyes off Russia and Southern Africa. I have heard it said that America won the war in Vietnam, despite the liberal media who reported it was lost. The Angolan civil war turned into a cold war struggle for Southern Africa.
Only Kissinger's secret funds, the CIA, and a determined South Africa prevented Russia from securing the wealth they needed. Gold, diamonds, emeralds, uranium and control of the Southern Africa sea route.
Today we have an oil challenged Russia. Actively involved in: i) interference in Crimea; ii) recovering territory in Europe; iii) exploiting nuclear deals with North Korea and Iran; iv) extensive military operations in the Middle East.
Putin is manipulating America in ways he could never have imagined possible. He knows every penny spent, every person hired, and every call made by Russia to harm Clinton. Each new factoid, true or false, drives another wave of liberal media frenzy. He could not buy the disruption to America he has already caused. We can only imagine what lies ahead in future elections.
Republicans wake up wondering what else will be revealed. Congress has been forced into lengthy bi-partisan investigations. The public wonders at the potential of business deals with Russians. We all face the uncertainty of asking if congress could be forced to impeach our President. This instability is exactly what Putin hoped to create and is succeeding in.
The last Republican President who thought he was above the law was Nixon. It was only by God's Grace that we did not lose Southern Africa to Russia in 1976. There was no media then. Nixon was able to hide his actions for years. The Tunney amendment took decades to be exposed and repealed. Few know the truth of the CIA's service to America.
Today we live in a 24x7 New Media instant news cycle. But we are no better informed. There is too much news. And it takes an astute reader to discern the fake news from the facts. Let alone to interpret what they mean. Yet in the midst of this, we need to know the real issues with Russia and their latest aspirations more than ever!
Our analysis will include, i) Senate intelligence investigation; ii) House intelligence investigation; iii) FBI investigation; iv) National Intelligence investigation; v) CIA investigation; vi) Traditional media investigation; vii) New media investigation.
We will document and investigate all lies by any person in authority regarding Russia.
With help from Brad Peery of ArmChairPolitician.US