The Greater Crime

Radio host Sean Hannity unloaded on the GOP Monday, calling Republicans “ a dead party … morally corrupt … weak … vision-less … they have no identity”.

While Hannity’s rant may seem extreme, the facts bear him out. Since the GOP regained control of Congress in the 2010 midterm elections, the party has achieved no success in any major area. Here are the major defeats:

[] Every GOP leader since 2010 has promised the repeal of Obamacare. That has not happened, in fact most of the GOP ‘leadership’ refused to even vote on repeal, and blocked bills which tried to repeal the ACA;

[] Every GOP leader since 2010 has promised to address illegal immigration. Instead, no action was taken to stop the flood of illegals, and the GOP not only did not undo Obama’s unconstitutional “Dreamer” free pass for illegals, some Republicans actually played up support for the illegal action in hopes of gaining political support from illegals;

[] Every GOP leader since 2010 has promised to bring jobs back to the US, but instead has done nothing to lower corporate tax rates, which make US headquarters impractical for many global firms;

[] The GOP has done nothing to address evidence of fraud and media manipulation regarding the environment. The Climate Change scams promoted by Obama have gone unaddressed, let alone prosecuted for fraud already made apparent;

[] General Flynn has been charged with lying to the FBI, yet at least two major advisors to Hillary Clinton who have been proven to have lied to the FBI have received no charges at all. Further, Ms. Clinton’s direct complicity in destruction of evidence regarding emails on her private server – also a direct violation of federal law – have received no investigation since Comey decided she was guilty but should not be prosecuted. Even further, Ms. Clinton’s involvement and apparent financial profit from the Uranium One deal is very serious, yet has received no scrutiny from the FBI or anyone in Congress. This level of double standards and hypocrisy is unconscionable.

The plain fact is that GOP leaders have established a habit of lying to get into power, then cooperating with the very people they promised to fight. The taxpayers, the citizens, and the voters who put them in office are cheated by these criminals. That the Democrats in office are as bad or worse, in no way excuses the stench of corruption in GOP offices. GOP leaders are somehow still blind to just why Donald Trump won the GOP nomination – it wasn’t because Trump was a clean-cut Boy Scout, or was the next incarnation of Mister Rogers. It was because Trump was an outsider to ‘same-old-DC-politics’, because he railed in anger against the same lies and ignominy regular Americans see damn near everyone in Congress practice, and because Trump promised to do something about it.

Paul Ryan has been exposed as a fraud. So has Mitch McConnell. So indeed has Jeff Flake (who made a promise in 2000 to serve no more than 6 years in office, but has been there 17 so far), and in fact the overwhelming majority of Republican congressmen (oh yes, you are ‘representing’ all right, just not the people who voted you into office) and Senators (John McCain, for example, has not made a decision in sound mind and good conscience in two decades).

Damn them all.

I’m not going to become a tool for the Democrats. I will vote with deliberation in the general election, but starting now I won’t donate a penny to any ‘National’ committee, and I will support NO incumbent for the House or Senate in a primary race, unless they immediately get off their asses, support Trump’s work to clean up this mess, repeal Obamacare (completely, no half-assed ‘new plan’ to bring the same crap back in the door), get serious about protecting the borders NOW, prosecute Democrats caught in crimes without deals or excuses, and keep all those promises made to get into office. Yeah, it’s tough to do all that, but you made the promises and got in because you made those promises.

The media is making a big deal these days about sexual harassment claims, and yes it’s important to investigate every claim and find out the facts, then act as needed. But a lot more politicians have become rich and powerful through lies and corrupt hypocrisy, and that is a far greater crime.

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