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Deep State Takedown In Progress: Is Trump About To Start Arresting Top Democrats And Bringing Them To Justice?

When Donald Trump gets hit, he always hits back even harder.  So when the deep state decided to conduct a legal witch hunt against President Trump and his family, they should have expected that Trump would return the favor.  In recent days, there have been all sorts of rumblings about sealed indictments, pending arrests and a “deep state takedown”.  Many believe that we are on the verge of seeing some of the most prominent Democrats in the entire nation being arrested and thrown in prison.  We shall see how all of this plays out, but in this article I am going to focus on the things that have been confirmed so far.

First of all, let’s talk about the documents that are going to be released on Friday.  According to Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, the State Department is scheduled to release 2,800 government documents which were found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop…

.@StateDept will publish releasable portions of 2800 government docs that @FBI found on Anthony Weiner laptop tomorrow (Dec. 29th). Again, thanks to @JudicialWatch lawsuits. Will @RealDonaldTrump DOJ finally take action on Clinton/Abedin misdeeds?

Remember, this is just a portion of the documents that were found on his laptop, and the really juicy stuff is almost certainly not going to be found in these government docs.

There are persistent rumors that the really juicy stuff on his laptop contains evidence of sexual misconduct by top Democrats that would far surpass anything that has come out about members of Congress so far.  We are potentially talking about the type of stuff that could send people to prison for life, and we need to keep demanding for that material to be released to the public as soon as possible.  I understand that there are ongoing investigations that cannot be compromised, but there is no excuse for things to drag on for this long.

But without a doubt, there could potentially be some gamechanging material in the docs that we will get to see tomorrow.  The following is what Judicial Watch previously had to say about these documents…

“This is a disturbing development. Our experience with Abedin’s emails suggest these Weiner laptop documents will include classified and other sensitive materials,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “When will the Justice Department do a serious investigation of Hillary Clinton’s and Huma Abedin’s obvious violations of law?”

Judicial Watch previously released 20 productions of documents in this case that show examples of mishandling of classified information and instances of pay to play between the Clinton State Department and the Clinton Foundation. Also, at least 627 emails were not part of the 55,000 pages of emails that Clinton turned over, and further contradict a statement by Clinton that, “as far as she knew,” all of her government emails had been turned over to department.

Based on just the evidence that we have so far, Hillary Clinton should clearly be going to prison, and let us hope that this latest development will move things in the right direction over at the Department of Justice.

Meanwhile, one of the other pieces of the puzzle that has been confirmed is a very curious executive order that was just issued by President Trump.  The following comes from Zero Hedge

The Trump Administration quietly issued an Executive Order (EO) last Thursday which allows for the freezing of US-housed assets belonging to foreign individuals or entities deemed “serious human rights abusers,” along with government officials and executives of foreign corporations (current or former) found to have engaged in corruption – which includes the misappropriation of state assets, the expropriation of private assets for personal gain, and corruption related to government contracts or the extraction of natural resources. 

Furthermoreanyone in the United States who aids or participates in said corruption or human rights abuses by foreign parties is subject to frozen assets – along with any U.S. corporation who employs foreigners deemed to have engaged in corruption on behalf of the company.

Many believe that this executive order is directly related to ongoing investigations into corruption within the Democratic Party.

More specifically, the wording of this executive order definitely sounds like it could have been written with Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Tony Podesta and Uranium One in mind.  Here is more from Zero Hedge

Now consider that if reports from The Hill are accurate – an FBI mole deep within the Russian uranium industry uncovered evidence that “Russian nuclear officials had routed millions of dollars to the U.S. designed to benefit former President Bill Clinton’s charitable foundation during the time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton served on a government body that provided a favorable decision to Moscow (the Uranium One approval)” – a deal which would eventually grant the Kremlin control over 20 percent of America’s uranium supply right around the time Bill Clinton also collected $500,000 for a Moscow speech, as detailed by author Peter Schweitzer’s book Clinton Cash and the New York Times in 2015.

A very dangerous game is being played behind the scenes, and I believe that Trump is going to come out the big winner in the end.

Many on the left had been anticipating that 2018 would be the year when Donald Trump is finally taken down, but they will be bitterly disappointed when some of their most cherished heroes end up in shackles instead.

If the elite had not gone after Trump so brutally earlier this year, perhaps he would have been willing to let some things slide.  But once Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel and given an unlimited amount of time, money and resources to dig up dirt on Trump, it was inevitable that Trump would try to find a way to strike back even harder.

We have never seen anything quite like this in the history of American politics, and I have a feeling that 2018 is going to be one of the most “interesting” years ever.

Michael Snyder is a Republican candidate for Congress in Idaho’s First Congressional District, and you can learn how you can get involved in the campaign on his official website. His new book entitled “Living A Life That Really Matters” is available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.

Our Critical Fundraising Deadline Is In 8 Days, And We Have 800,000 People To Reach Over The Next 4 Months

Did you know that Idaho has the fastest growing population of any state in the entire country?  I was very surprised when my friend Tom mentioned this, and I decided to go check it out for myself.  And I found out that it is actually true.  In particular, north Idaho is growing by leaps and bounds.  It seems like half the people that I meet have moved into the area within the past 10 years, and most of them are coming from liberal hellholes such as California.  People are sick and tired of leftist control freaks trying to micromanage every aspect of their lives, and so they are flocking to places such as north Idaho were people are still trying to live free.

As a result of all of this migration, Idaho has become one of the most conservative states in the entire nation.  There are two congressional districts in Idaho, and right now the first congressional district is being represented by Raul Labrador.  He is moving on to run for governor, and so we have a situation where there is an open seat.

I am one of the six people that are running to replace Raul Labrador, and this is the most wide open congressional race that I have seen in my entire life.  The latest numbers that we have indicate that up to 70 percent of voters in this district are undecided.  None of the candidates has very much name recognition or voter support at this point, and the Republican primary is less than five months away.

My team is working on a brand new strategy to get our message to the 800,000+ people living in this district much more effectively than the other candidates can, but at this moment some of the other candidates have been able to raise a little bit more money than we have.  Our absolutely crucial December 31st FEC fundraising deadline is just 8 days away, and this is our last chance to make a good impression with Republicans on the national level.  Unfortunately, the March 31st deadline is simply too close to the primary to matter.  If you plan to help us with this campaign, we could really, really use your help right now

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

Many have told us that they will write us big checks if we win the primary.  But at that point it will be a done deal.  This district is considered to be very, very safe for Republicans because it is so conservative, and so whoever wins the Republican primary will be the next member of Congress from this district.

We plan to launch the next phase of our campaign at the beginning of January, and from that point there will be just four and a half months until election day.  Over that time we have to get our message to more than 800,000 people, and we can do it cheaper than the other guys can, but we are still going to need plenty of resources.  I am asking everyone that is willing to stand with us to consider donating at this extremely critical time

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

In the end, this race is going to be just like races all over the country in 2018.  It is going to be a referendum on President Trump, and I am the pro-Trump option in this race.

Whoever is elected in this district is going to make decisions that affect every man, woman and child in the entire country once they get to Washington.  Do you want this open seat to be filled by someone that is going to block President Trump’s agenda, or do you want someone that will fight like crazy to implement the Make America Great Again agenda?  If you stand with President Trump, the best thing that you can do for Trump in 2018 is to support pro-Trump candidates for Congress such as myself

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

Over the next four months I will write when I can, but I am going to be pouring everything that I have got into this campaign.  It is going to be an immense sacrifice of time, energy, emotion and income, but there is no other choice.  If one of the establishment candidates takes this open seat, it will be a major disaster.

I haven’t told you all what I have been going through behind the scenes.  We are being brutally dragged through the mud behind closed doors, and one of the other candidates has viciously attacked my faith repeatedly.

There are certainly lines that must never be crossed in a campaign, and attacking someone’s faith is one of them.  I am a Bible-believing Christian, and I won’t apologize for that.

I believe that good and decent people will have the last laugh in this case, and that the people of Idaho will choose to reject any candidate that attacks the faith of Bible-believing Christians.

If you would like to help me take this fight all the way to the finish line, please prayerfully consider financially supporting us today

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

The good news is that none of the other candidates is doing very well so far.  Personally, I thought that a couple of them would be doing so much better, but they are blowing it.

That has given us time to get our act together, and we have needed it.  Now we have a great plan to get our very simple message to more than 800,000 people over the next four months, and the only ingredient that we are missing is the resources that are necessary in order to execute that plan.

I will just be very honest and tell you that I need your help.  We literally need a miracle, because we are way behind our goal for our fundraising deadline on December 31st, and over the next couple of months somehow we need to raise enough money to reach hundreds of thousands of undecided voters

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

If someone else raises more money and does a better job of reaching the undecided voters, that could be the difference on election day.

But I do not believe that will happen.  I believe that members of the Trump army all over the nation will rise up and form an unbeatable team behind pro-Trump candidates such as myself.  Just like in November 2016, if we can activate all of the “deplorables” out there then there will be no way that we can lose.

The fate of the Trump movement is in our hands.  For many years, I was convinced that we would never be able to wrestle control of the government away from the establishment, but Donald Trump pulled off a miracle.  He was able to win the presidency, but the battle is far from over.

Now we must take Congress, and we are asking for your help.  The future of this nation is literally hanging in the balance, and this is a battle that we cannot afford to lose.

Our All-Important Financial Deadline Is In 15 Days, And Our Campaign Is Counting On A Major Miracle

Tonight, I am writing this from my little office where I have spent more time than anywhere else over the past six years.  During the day, I can look out the window and see snow-capped mountain peaks all the way on the other side of the valley.  Life is so simple and so beautiful here, and in my wildest dreams I never imagined that our nice, quiet life would be interrupted by a run for Congress.  But then that fateful day in May arrived, and life hasn’t been the same for Meranda and I ever since.

Whoever ultimately wins this race is not just going to be making decisions that affect Idaho.  The decisions that members of Congress make affect every man, woman and child in the entire country, and that means that whoever wins this race is going to be making decisions that have a direct impact on your life no matter where you live.

Unfortunately, if I don’t win this race someone really bad will almost certainly take this seat.  For example, one of the leading candidates is currently a member of the state legislature, and he has a voting record that is so bad that it was once given an “F-“ grade by the Idaho Freedom Foundation.

Yes, you read that correctly.

I didn’t even know that you could get below an “F” grade.  For the most recent session, his vote index score was 42.3 out of 100.  This was the lowest score for any Republican, and there were actually only four Democrats that had a voting record that was as bad or worse than his.

The other member of the state legislature that has entered this race is almost nearly as bad. Her vote index score for the most recent session was 54.3, and she is widely known to be an extremely liberal Republican.

I once wondered why the Lord would lead me to enter this race, but now it is becoming crystal clear.  If I don’t win, this seat will almost certainly be won by one of these RINOs, and we cannot allow that to happen.

December 31st is the most important financial deadline that our campaign is facing so far.  Last week I explained that we desperately need to raise $30,000 by the end of December, and only a couple thousand dollars has come in so far.  I know that most people are entirely focused on the holidays this time of the year, but I cannot stress hard enough how much we need your help right now.  During the first three months of 2018, Republican organizations all over the country will decide who they are going to back in this race, and it is absolutely imperative that we have good numbers to report to them.  If you would like to make a donation to the campaign, you can do so at this link

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

Of the six candidates in this race, at this point we are projecting that we will come in either fourth or fifth in fundraising this quarter at our current pace.

That would be a disaster.

According to virtually every other measurement, we are absolutely crushing our competition in this race.  We are reaching the most voters, we have more campaign website traffic than anyone else, we are destroying our opponents on social media, and we received more votes in the most recent online poll than all of the other candidates combined.

But if we don’t finish in the top three in fundraising this quarter, top Republicans on the national level aren’t going to care about any of that.

In fact, I know exactly what they are going to say to me when I talk to them.

They are going to say that I had a nice start, but that I wasn’t able to raise enough money to take it across the finish line.

This is literally our last chance to impress Republicans on the national level.  The next report after this one won’t come out until just over a month before the election, and that will be way too late.

I need everyone that believes in this campaign to stand with us now.  There are literally hundreds upon hundreds of people that have volunteered or donated so far, and we cannot let them down.  If you would like to become a part of the team, you can donate online right here

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

Earlier this evening, Meranda and I attended a celebration in town.  Everyone there was so excited about our race for Congress, and that was very encouraging to see.  At one point someone asked me for a yard sign, but I had to admit that we don’t have one to give him right now.  Demand for campaign materials has been crazy, and we are starting to run out of just about everything.

So we need to print up more signs, more brochures and more mailers.  More than 800,000 people live in this district, and we need to get our message to every single one of them if we hope to win.

Can you imagine how much it costs to reach 800,000 people?

Without your help, we are not going to be able to do that.  Would you help us print the campaign materials that we desperately need?  The donation limit per campaign cycle is $2,700 per person.  That means that a husband and a wife can collectively donate $5,400.  If just one couple was willing to help us at that level, we would be able to print up all of the materials that we currently need

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

Right now we are actually offering a free bumper sticker to any voter in our district that wants one.  It is a great way to spread the word about the campaign, and it doesn’t cost a lot to print them up.  We are able to get things done much cheaper than other campaigns are able to, and I am blessed to be working with people that can stretch one dollar into four or five.

Even though a couple of the other campaigns have raised more money than us so far, nobody else can match what we are doing, and we want to take things to the next level.  But we need resources in order to do that, and this is such a critical time.

Over the next few weeks, this race is really going to take shape.  It is absolutely imperative that we are considered one of the leading contenders, and with your help we can get there.

I have been told that the only way that we can lose this race is if someone else raises much more money than us.  So far, nobody in this race has been able to raise much money, and that has given us time to get our act together.

Fundraising is new to me, and I am sure that if I was willing to be dishonest that I could do so much better.  All I know how to do is to tell you the truth and hope that you will support what we are trying to do.

This is our campaign, and we literally have people from coast to coast that are praying for us.  Please pray for blessing, protection and that God’s will would be done.  And if you would like to bless our campaign financially, we would greatly, greatly appreciate the help

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

I wish that I could sit down with you in your living room and show you how close to victory we are.  Things are looking so much brighter for our campaign than they were a couple of months ago, and we now have a campaign team that literally stretches from the very top county in the state to the very bottom county in the state.

But this is still very much a wide open race.  Since Raul Labrador is running for governor, there is no incumbent, and there are six of us that are running to replace him.  The numbers tell us that name recognition and voter support for the other five candidates is very low, and most voters are still in the “undecided” category.

We need to reach those undecided voters before the other guys are able to.  We know exactly how to do that, and we just need the fuel in our tanks to be able to get that done.  If you were ever going to give to the campaign, now is the time

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

If we are able to raise the rest of the $30,000 that we desperately need by the end of December, I will be absolutely floored.

My team is counting on a major miracle, and I don’t want to let them down.

We have only 15 days until our most important deadline so far, and we feel like we are way out on a limb.

But God can make a way where there seems to be no way, and we know that with God all things are possible.

So we will just share the fact that we really need your help to meet our deadline, and we will trust that God will move in the hearts of those that are supposed to support us.

I would like to thank everyone that has gotten involved in the campaign so far.  Together, we have already done what others said was impossible, and next May we are going to absolutely shock the world.

Major Scandal: U.S. Congressman Says That There Was A ‘Concerted Effort’ Within The FBI To Help Hillary Clinton Win The Election

Did the FBI attempt to swing the outcome of the 2016 election in a certain direction?  I know that question sounds completely outrageous, but this is exactly what one member of Congress is now claiming.  For a long time we have known that elements within the Deep State have been actively working to undermine the Trump administration, but now solid evidence is emerging that the interference by the Deep State actually began during the presidential election.  As more details come out, this could easily become one of the biggest political scandals in U.S. history.

If you think that I am exaggerating, please consider what U.S. Representative Jim Jordan told Lou Dobbs just the other day

Rep. Jim Jordan: Listen you can’t make this stuff up. It gets worse each and every day… What deep down scares me, if this actually happened the FBI had a concerted effort with the people at the top to go after one party’s nominee to help the other party’s nominee. If that actually happened in the United States of America and everything each and every day points to more and more likely that that is what took place, it is sad for our country if that took place. And I think it did based on everything I am seeing. All the evidence points to that.

You can watch Jordan making these comments on YouTube right here

So what kind of evidence are we talking about?

Well, I am sure that Jordan has access to evidence that we currently do not, but one thing that we do have are extremely chilling text messages sent between FBI agent Peter Strzok and lawyer Lisa Page.  The following comes from Paul Joseph Watson

Amidst the 10,000 text messages sent between anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok and lawyer Lisa Page is a bizarre exchange revealing how the two, almost certainly with Deputy FBI Director Andy McCabe, discussed an “insurance policy” in case Donald Trump won the presidential election.

“I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andy’s office — that there’s no way [Trump] gets elected — but I’m afraid we can’t take that risk,” Strzok wrote to his mistress, adding, “It’s like an insurance policy in the unlikely event you die before you’re 40.”

Strzok needs to be brought before Congress as soon as possible so that he can explain exactly what he meant in those messages.  Because there is no way that an FBI agent should ever make statements like that, and even those in the liberal media are saying that this “looks very bad”

What kind of “insurance policy” were high level members of the FBI discussing to prevent Trump from winning the election less than three months before it took place?

As the Daily Beast’s Lachlan Markay, hardly a Trump cheerleader, notes, “This looks very bad.”

As Congress digs into this scandal, I would expect more shocking details to emerge.

It is imperative to remember that the establishment absolutely loathes Trump.  The hate everything that he stands for, and they are not willing to wait around until the 2020 election in order to get rid of him.

For the establishment, the goal is to personally destroy Trump and the movement that he represents.  In the past, it would have been unthinkable for television news anchors to talk hopefully about the possibility of the president and his team going to jail, but that is precisely what happened on MSNBC just a few days ago…

As the “noose” of Robert Mueller’s probe into the Trump team’s contacts with Russia is “tightening,” members of the administration are starting to understand they’re going “to jail … for the rest of their lives,” MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski said Tuesday.

“Knowing them, I think they’re shocked that the noose is tightening,” Brzezinski said. “I don’t know if they were arrogant or incredibly un-self aware and really dumb about what the job was about, how important it was, and how under the microscope every move you made would be. I think they just thought they’d go in there and riff through it. And I think they’re shocked that the noose is tightening and that people might go to jail.”

“You’re exactly right,” her co-host and fiancé, Joe Scarborough, agreed.

“For the rest of their lives,” Brzezinski added, perhaps hopefully.

President Trump is not going to prison, and the entire Russian collusion investigation is a giant witch hunt.

Everyone knows this, but the establishment is so desperate to get rid of Trump that they will grasp at anything that even sounds remotely plausible.

And at this point, the entire Republican Party has become fair game for the psychopaths at MSNBC.  For example, during one recent segment Democratic pollster Fernand Amandi actually referred to the GOP as “a domestic terror group”

“And I think Joy, this is emblematic, this CHIP scenario, where you mentioned 9 million children, children, without health insurance. I think if you take a step back, one has to ask themselves, and I think the American people should ask themselves the broader question, what has the Republican Party, in the last 10 years, done to help the American people? What have they done? This is not a political party. This is a domestic terror group.

This kind of hateful rhetoric has got to stop.

Does Amandi really believe that Republicans should be rounded up and put in prison?  Because that is what happens to people that commit acts of domestic terror.

Or maybe he would like to see us all shipped off to Guantanamo Bay.  It is this sort of tyrannical thinking by the radical left that resulted in tens of millions of deaths in Stalin’s Russia and Mao’s China.

We are literally locked in a battle for the future of this nation, and if we lose, things are not just going to go bad for Trump and other high level members of the Republican Party.

If we ultimately lose this struggle, it will be a nightmare for all of us that truly love liberty and freedom, and America as we know it today will cease to exist.

Michael Snyder is a Republican candidate for Congress in Idaho’s First Congressional District, and you can learn how you can get involved in the campaign on his official website. His new book entitled “Living A Life That Really Matters” is available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.

Michael Snyder And Other Pro-Trump Candidates For Congress Are Freaking The Establishment Out

Literally dozens of pro-Trump candidates are running for seats in Congress in 2018, and the establishment is really starting to freak out about this.  If having Trump in the White House was a nightmare for them, how are they going to respond once his allies start taking control of Capitol Hill?  For a very long time I have been saying that the 2018 mid-term elections are going to be the most important in modern American history.  They will inevitably be a referendum on Trump and his policies, and I believe that the American people will support Trump wholeheartedly.

Personally, I am running as a pro-Trump candidate in Idaho’s first congressional district.  Trump supporters have been flocking to my campaign, and it is absolutely amazing how much momentum we have built up over the past few months.

At first my opponents were very polite to me because they didn’t see me as a threat.  But then they started seeing numbers that showed how well I was doing, and now the claws are coming out.

It is funny how the attacks against me and other pro-Trump candidates around the nation sound almost exactly like the attacks that are constantly being hurled at Trump himself.  But like Trump, we are refusing to be intimidated and we are keeping our eye on the ball.  Our campaign website is getting the most visits of any of the candidates, our Facebook page has the most likes, and we won the most recent online poll by a very wide margin.  We need your help to keep the momentum going, because the establishment is likely to continue to hammer me with attacks up until election day.

Other pro-Trump candidates are getting a lot of heat as well.  One of the candidates that I really like is Tom Campbell of North Dakota

In his ads and in this latest interview, Campbell has made it clear that he’s aligning himself with President Donald Trump, citing Trump’s popularity with North Dakotans. He also credits a roaring stock market and low unemployment to the president’s influence, although those are trends that arguably began during Barack Obama’s presidency.

Campbell wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act (months after such an effort by GOP lawmakers failed) and is keeping a “close eye” on where Trump lands on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

But since Campbell has aligned himself so closely with Trump, he is even getting attacked by members of his own party.  In fact, state representative Roscoe Streyle (a Republican) recently said that he does not believe that Campbell has any chance of beating incumbent Heidi Heitkamp (a Democrat)…

He faces an uphill battle, not only against Heitkamp but against his own party here. At least one of his own party in the state thinks Campbell is wasting his time.

“I don’t think Tom Campbell can beat Heidi in any way, shape or form,” state Rep. Roscoe Streyle, R-Minot, said in this weekend’s report. “I just don’t think he has what it takes, from a raising money standpoint, to being able to debate her, to a record that would show he’s done anything in the Legislature.”

If that is what members of his own party are saying about Campbell, what are the Democrats going to throw at him?

Another pro-Trump candidate that is getting relentlessly attacked is Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee.  One of the things that is great about her is that she is “politically incorrect and proud of it”

Calling the place she wants to work “totally dysfunctional” and “enough to drive you nuts,” Blackburn touts that she is a “hard core, card-carrying Tennessee conservative. I’m politically incorrect and proud of it.”

“So, let me just say it like it is: The fact that our Republican majority in the U.S. Senate can’t overturn Obamacare, or will not overturn Obamacare — it’s a disgrace,” the eight-term congresswoman continues. “Too many Senate Republicans act like Democrats — or worse. And that’s what we have to change.”

She is a very solid pro-Trump conservative, and there is nothing about her that should upset anyone.  The following summary of what she stands for comes from her official website

  • Continue to fight to repeal Obamacare.
  • Fight to protect the unborn. Marsha is 100% pro-life.
  • Fight to protect our Second Amendment rights. Marsha is a gun owner with a concealed carry permit for the Lady Smith she packs in her purse.
  • Fight to cut wasteful spending. Marsha believes our government takes too much and spends too much.
  • Fight to bring significant tax relief to hard-working Tennesseans.
  • Support President Trump’s immigration ban and work with him to build the wall.

All of that sounds good to me, but her opponents are calling her a “wing nut” and a “knuckle-dragging conservative”

“I know the left calls me a wing nut, or a knuckle-dragging conservative. And you know what? I say that’s all right, bring it on,” Blackburn says.

In 2018, we need to stand with pro-Trump candidates for Congress such as Campbell and Blackburn.  And you can find a list of close to 30 such candidates on Facebook right here.

In addition, if you would like to learn more about my pro-Trump campaign for Congress, please visit MichaelSnyderForCongress.com.  We are trying to take our government back, and 2018 can be a major step in the right direction.  But we have all got to work together, because the attacks against us are going to be quite fierce.

The Left Is Trying To Use The #MeToo Movement As A Weapon To Destroy Donald Trump

The left is willing to use any means necessary to get rid of Donald Trump, and so it should be no surprise that they are now using the #metoo movement as a weapon in their crusade against him.  Personally, I have been a big fan of the #metoo movement, and I have been thrilled to see so many sexual predators exposed in recent months.  I applauded the exposure of Hollywood giants such as Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey, and I believe that the resignations of Al Franken and John Conyers will be followed by many others as the truth about what has been happening on Capitol Hill continues to come out.

But we need to be very careful, because this kind of a thing can become a feeding frenzy, and in this type of environment it can be way too easy for false accusers to seem like they are telling the truth.

Every claim of sexual misconduct should be taken extremely seriously, and we should also never jump to conclusions.  A single false allegation can permanently ruin someone’s life, and those that are wealthy or famous are easy targets.

On Monday, Megyn Kelly interviewed three women that had formerly made allegations against President Trump.  The following comes from CNN

On Monday morning, a trio of women — Rachel Crooks, Samantha Holvey and Jessica Leeds — went on Megyn Kelly’s NBC show to reiterate allegations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump that they first aired during the 2016 presidential campaign.

“We’re private citizens and for us to put ourselves out there to try to show America who this man is and especially how he views women and for them to say, we don’t care … it hurt,” Holvey told Kelly about how the allegations against Trump were handled during the 2016 campaign. “It’s just like, all right, let’s try round two. The environment’s different. Let’s try again.”

Millions of Americans are going to assume that since three women are all making allegations against Trump that they must be true.

But we already knew that the story that Jessica Leeds is telling is not accurate.  It turns out that there is an eyewitness that was sitting directly across the aisle from Leeds and Trump on the plane ride where the misconduct allegedly took place, and he says that it never happened.

The eyewitness is a British man named Anthony Gilberthorpe, and according to People magazine, he says that Trump didn’t do any of the things that Leeds is claiming…

“I have only met this accuser once and frankly cannot imagine why she is seeking to make out that Trump made sexual advances on her. Not only did he not do so (and I was present at all times) but it was she that was the one being flirtatious,”claimed Gilberthorpe, who is British.

And during an extended interview with Breitbart, Gilberthorpe gave an account of the flight from beginning to end…

“It was back in the days. I’d only visited America one time previous to that. I’m not familiar, as I’m sure with respect to a lot of American listeners tonight wouldn’t be familiar with a lot of our British businessmen,” he explained. “But he was nice. We were talking, we were laughing, he was reading, I was reading, et cetera. She came on, and she hogged the limelight. She wanted to talk to him in a most animated, exaggerated way. About 45 minutes after she had taken her seat and we had taken off, he went to use the toilet.”

Gilberthorpe said that during Trump’s absence, Leeds told him who his fellow passenger was, excitedly explaining that he was “one of the richest men in the world.”

“And her quote, not mine: ‘Oh, I can’t believe that I’m sitting next to him. I can’t believe it! This is the man I want to marry!’ Okay, it was all said in jest and joke, but she was so excited about having the chance, the opportunity, of sitting next to this man. I attempted to talk over to Trump, but she wasn’t really having much of it. I was talking to her, to him, for the remaining two-and-a-half hours of the journey. We landed in New York. Having landed, he politely said, ‘Goodbye,’ shook my hand, and shook hers. He didn’t kiss her, didn’t kiss her. And she and I left the plane together. She and I exchanged kisses. I went for my luggage. She did not go for her luggage. That’s another marker I’m putting down tonight,” he said.

After examining the evidence, I have come to the conclusion that Leeds is simply lying.  And that is a horrible thing to do, because she is discrediting the entire #metoo movement.

But the fact that Leeds is not telling the truth is not stopping Democratic lawmakers from using these allegations to hammer President Trump.  In fact, on Monday Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called for Trump to resign.

But that isn’t going to happen, and the White House is fighting back hard against these false allegations

The White House released a fresh statement early Monday decrying the “false” claims of the women at the press conference.

“These false claims, totally disputed in most cases by eyewitness accounts, were addressed at length during last year’s campaign, and the American people voiced their judgment by delivering a decisive victory,” a White House spokesperson said in a statement. “The timing and absurdity of these false claims speaks volumes and the publicity tour that has begun only further confirms the political motives behind them.”

It is funny how the mainstream media never even wanted to address the very serious allegations of sexual misconduct against Bill and Hillary Clinton that kept arising, and yet anyone with any sort of a claim against Trump gets front page coverage.

Once again, every single allegation of sexual misconduct needs to be taken extremely seriously, and when there is a contested claim it is absolutely imperative that we take the time to figure out who is telling the truth and who is lying.

In our legal system, everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and we should apply the same approach in the court of public opinion as well.

Michael Snyder is a Republican candidate for Congress in Idaho’s First Congressional District, and you can learn how you can get involved in the campaign on his official website. His new book entitled “Living A Life That Really Matters” is available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.

Our Dec. 31st Federal Fundraising Deadline Is At The End Of The Month, And We Desperately Need A $30,000 December Miracle

December 31st is the most important deadline that our campaign for Congress has faced so far.  All over the country people will be watching to see how much money we raised in the fourth quarter, and a good result could mean lots of support and contributions from Republican organizations all over the country.  But a bad result would be disastrous.  The key will be to show that we raised more money during our second quarter than we did during our first quarter, and right now we are behind that pace.  This time of the year people are so preoccupied with holiday preparations, and so many political campaigns go into “hibernation mode” until after the first of the year.  But we cannot afford to do that, because what will happen over the next few weeks could be the deciding factor in whether we win or not next May.  If we can raise $30,000 by December 31st we will be where we need to be, and if you would like to help you can do so right here

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

We won the most recent online poll by a landslide, and it was wonderful to see such enthusiasm for our campaign, but the truth is that most voters here in Idaho are still undecided.  Whoever reaches those undecided voters the best is likely to win, and we need resources in order to do that.

At this moment, nobody in this race has raised very much money at all, but a couple of my opponents have been raising more money than I have.  So even though I am the most conservative candidate in this race and I have the best message by a very wide margin, there is a danger that they could do a better job of reaching the undecided voters by simply outspending me.

I very much need your help.  If every one of my readers were to donate just $10 today, I could permanently stop raising funds for the campaign tomorrow, but so far only a very small fraction of my readers have responded.  Even with such a small response, we are still on the same playing field as the other guys, but if more of you join the team we could pass them easily.  Please help us this month, because we very much need it

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

We have been working really hard, and we believe that we will have some game changing announcements in the coming weeks.  That is all that I can really share right now.  This campaign is a 24 hour endeavor, and there is one key member of the team that has literally been sleeping just a couple of hours a night for the past several weeks.

We are pouring our hearts and our souls into this thing, because we believe that fighting for our country is the right thing to do.  A good friend told me today that I look tired, and I had to admit that I am actually quite exhausted.  But the election is now just a little over five months away, and so we are in a mad sprint to the finish line.

If you appreciate what we are doing, please consider adding us to your gift list this December.  When you give the gift of liberty, you are doing something far more meaningful than giving someone a fruitcake or an ugly holiday sweater that they will never use.  If you would like to send us some desperately needed help, you can find everything that you need at this link

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

This campaign has been such a walk of faith for all of us.  We are putting immense amounts of time, effort and energy into this campaign, and we don’t know if the resources that we need are going to be there in the end.  We are just trusting that our Father will move in the hearts of our supporters to send us what we need when it is time.  Our reputations are on the line, and there have been times when it has looked like we could fall flat on our faces, but God keeps doing little miracle after little miracle.

The next three weeks are going to tell us a lot.  During this time we are going to be meeting with some of the most important Republicans in the entire nation, and it is absolutely imperative that we have some good news to share with them.  We just can’t show up with a bunch of happy talk and hope to persuade these individuals that they should get involved in the campaign.  We must have some good numbers to show them, and so that is why I am pleading for your help tonight

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

I have said it before, but now this is more true than ever – it is do or die time for our campaign.  This campaign belongs to every single one of you that has volunteered, donated, promoted the material on our campaign Facebook page or has emailed friends and family about what we are trying to do.  Everyone that has gotten involved is invested in the outcome of this campaign, and after all of the sacrifices that so many of you have made, I feel such a duty to work harder than I have ever worked before all the way through election day on May 15th.

Tonight I am so exhausted that I didn’t really want to sit down and write a campaign update.  But I must keep going, because there is no way that I am going to let down the others that have sacrificed so much for the team.  Just recently, a precious friend of mine that lives in another state sent a 5 dollar bill to help our campaign.  In a note she explained that she was retired and was living on an extremely limited income, but she very much wanted to do something to help our efforts.  That note pierced my heart, and it redoubled my determination not to let anyone down.  Even if you can only give just a single dollar that makes you part of the team, and if you would like to become part of what we are doing you can do so at this link

https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

I can’t promise you that we will win, but I can promise you that we are going to work like mad all the way through May 15th.  Some of the best political minds and most influential conservatives in the entire state are on our side, and we are gaining more momentum with each passing day.

I believe that we are on the verge of some major breakthroughs, and I believe that we will have some extremely exciting news to share with you very soon.

But for now please keep praying and please keep spreading the word about our campaign.  Our efforts are making a huge difference, and in just a few months we are going to shock the entire country with how well we do on election day.

Bitcoin Bubble: Is Bitcoin Going To $1 Million Or Is it Going To Zero?

The price of Bitcoin continues to rise at an exponential rate, and the financial world is in a complete state of shock.  Just yesterday, I marveled that the price of Bitcoin had surged past the $13,000 mark for the first time ever, but then on Thursday it actually was selling for more than $19,000 at one point.  As I write this, Bitcoin is sitting at $16,877.42, but a few hours from now it could be a couple of thousand dollars higher or lower than that.  Those that got in early on “the Bitcoin revolution” have made extraordinary amounts of money, and many believe that this is just the beginning.

Of course many of the most respected names in the financial world were convinced that this would never happen.  For example, back in 2014 Warren Buffett encouraged investors to “stay away” because he believed that Bitcoin was a “mirage”.  And not too long ago JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said that “if you’re stupid enough to buy it, you’ll pay the price for it one day”.

But for now, it is Bitcoin investors that are having the last laugh.  If you would have gotten into Bitcoin back at the beginning of this year, your investment would be worth 16 times as much today.  The following comes from CNN

Bitcoin cracked $1,000 on the first day of 2017. By this week, it was up to $12,000, and then it really took off: The price topped $16,000 on some exchanges Thursday, and $18,000 on at least one. Other cryptocurrencies have seen similar spikes, though they trade for much less than bitcoin.

There’s a long list of factors people may point to in an attempt to explain this. Regulators have taken a hands-off approach to bitcoin in certain markets. Dozens of new hedge funds have launched this year to trade cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The Nasdaq and Chicago Mercantile Exchange plan to let investors trade bitcoin futures, which may attract more professional investors.

At this point, Bitcoin has a market cap of approximately 280 billion dollars, and that means that if it was a stock it would “rank among the 20 largest stocks in the S&P 500“.

To put this another way, Bitcoin’s market cap is now greater than the GDP of the entire nation of Greece.

Earlier today, Zero Hedge posted a chart that showed how meteoric Bitcoin’s rise has been…

  • $0000 – $1000: 1789 days
  • $1000- $2000: 1271 days
  • $2000- $3000: 23 days
  • $3000- $4000: 62 days
  • $4000- $5000: 61 days
  • $5000- $6000: 8 days
  • $6000- $7000: 13 days
  • $7000- $8000: 14 days
  • $8000- $9000: 9 days
  • $9000-$10000: 2 days
  • $10000-$11000: 1 day
  • $11000-$12000: 6 days
  • $12000-$13000: 17 hours
  • $13000-$14000: 4 hours
  • $14000-$15000: 10 hours
  • $15000-$16000: 5 hours
  • $16000-$17000: 2 hours
  • $17000-$18000: 10 minutes
  • $18000-$19000: 3 minutes

So where is Bitcoin headed next?

Whenever we see anything go up this fast, it is inevitable that there will be a pullback, and that is precisely what we are witnessing at the moment.  After soaring past the $19,000 mark, Bitcoin dropped back to under $17,000.  But this pullback could just be temporary, and there are some that are absolutely convinced that Bitcoin will blow well past the $20,000 mark by the end of December.

In the long-term, experts such as John McAfee and James Altucher believe that the price of Bitcoin will reach one million dollars.  But there are others that believe that Bitcoin is one of the biggest financial bubbles in history and that it will eventually end in an absolutely horrible crash.

So who is correct?

Well, it is entirely possible that both sides are correct.

Bitcoin could theoretically continue to skyrocket for the next few years if the economy remains somewhat stable.  And it is also true that given a long enough time frame, virtually every financial investment goes to zero.

Just like every other financial investment, the key is to get in at the right time and to get out at the right time.

For now, Bitcoin has sparked a worldwide craze that is absolutely unprecedented.  The following comes from the Washington Post

Such warnings have not stopped the craze surrounding the currency as the sharp rise in value creates ever more demand. In South Korea, people are pouring their life savings into bitcoin and other digital currencies. In Venezuela, after observing the rise of bitcoin, the government announced it would launch its own virtual currency called the “Petro” to get around U.S. sanctions.

And of course Bitcoin has spawned a whole host of competitors.  At this point there are more than 1,000 virtual currencies in existence, and that number is constantly growing.

To me, this whole phenomenon is absolutely amazing.  Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are digital creations, and they don’t have any real intrinsic value.

But something doesn’t have to have intrinsic value in order to be extremely expensive.  For example, a single painting by Pablo Picasso once sold for more than 100 million dollars.  You and I may consider it to be just a silly painting, but because there are people out there that are willing to pay more than 100 million dollars for it, that is how much it is worth.

The same thing is true with cryptocurrencies.  At this moment there are people willing to pay more than $16,000 for a single Bitcoin, and therefore that is what it is selling for.

Someday if this craze fades or global governments really start cracking down on cryptocurrencies, things could change very, very rapidly.  So anyone that is considering investing should be aware of the risks.

But for the moment Bitcoin is on a wild ride, and it has been fun to watch.  And since Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are not controlled by the authorities, it is easy to root for them to be successful.

However, now that they are getting so much attention it is inevitable that the heavy hand of government will come down hard at some point.  In the end, government usually ends up ruining just about everything, and I have a feeling that cryptocurrencies will be no exception.

Michael Snyder is a Republican candidate for Congress in Idaho’s First Congressional District, and you can learn how you can get involved in the campaign on his official website. His new book entitled “Living A Life That Really Matters” is available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.

A Potential Government Shutdown Is Literally Just Hours Away, But Congressional Leaders Insist That Everything Will Be Just Fine

Either the Republicans are going to give Democrats virtually everything that they want, or the federal government will shut down at the end of the day on Friday.  We have been through this process time after time, and in every single instance the Republicans have always folded like a 20 dollar suit.  Unfortunately, it looks like the Democrats are going to win big this time around too.  The spending agreement is essentially an updated Obama budget that fully funds Planned Parenthood, that contains no money for a border wall, and that doesn’t reflect any of President Trump’s other important priorities either.  On Thursday, the House is expected to pass this horrible bill, and the Senate is expected to take up the matter on Friday.  According to Bloomberg, right now this plan would keep the government open through December 22nd…

The House Rules Committee approved a rule setting the bill up for a floor vote Thursday, after which the Senate will have until the end of the day Friday to avoid a partial government shutdown. A formal check of how members would vote on the Dec. 22 deadline came back showing widespread support, said Representative Dennis Ross, a member of the vote-whipping team.

So even if this plan gets through both the House and the Senate, we will be facing another government shutdown deadline in just a few weeks.

And every time one of these deadlines approaches, the Democrats use it as leverage to get what they want.  In addition to getting a spending agreement that is extremely lopsided in their favor, many Democrats want to use this current deadline to pass the DREAM Act before the end of 2017.  In fact, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Dick Durbin, Elizabeth Warren and Corey Booker have all said that they will not vote in favor of any spending agreement unless it includes the DREAM Act.

Emboldened by their past successes, Democrats are asking for more than ever this time around.  But if we are just going to hand the Democrats whatever they want every time, what is the point of even having elections?  In 2016 we gave the Republicans control of the White House, the Senate and the House of Representatives, and yet the Democrats just keep winning over and over again.  This is deeply infuriating, and grassroots conservatives all over the country are sick and tired of Republicans acting like spineless jellyfish.

Fortunately, we do have a man with a spine in the White House, and it sounds like he has absolutely no intentions of giving in on the DREAM Act.  The following comes from NBC News

“Democrats are really looking at something very dangerous for our country. They are looking at shutting down, they want to have illegal immigrants, in many cases people that we don’t want in our country,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “We don’t want to have that, we want to have a great, beautiful, crime-free country.”

If the Democrats stand firm on their demands, there is a very real possibility that we could have a government shutdown, and federal agencies are already preparing for one.  When the government shuts down, it only affects about 13 percent of the federal government, and we don’t actually need most of that 13 percent anyway.

So even though the mainstream media would be totally freaking out, it definitely would not be the end of the world.

If you don’t remember the last government shutdown, the following is a pretty good summary of what would happen that was published by Newsweek

If the shutdown does occur this weekend, the effects will be felt immediately. All nonessential employees of the federal government will stay home until further notice, and some will stop receiving paychecks. Refunds from the IRS could be delayed, as could the State Department’s passport service. Most air-traffic controllers and Transportation Security Administration security will continue to go to work, but there won’t be as many as them so air-travel will be slower. Members of Congress will have limited staff and won’t be as responsive (well, as responsive as they normally are) to constituents. And after 10 days without a spending bill, federal courts will close.

Obviously it would be a good thing to avoid a government shutdown, but it is exceedingly foolish to give the Democrats whatever they want just to keep things functioning normally.

In case you are wondering, I would definitely vote “no” on the bill that is currently going through the House of Representatives.  I will not vote in favor of a spending bill that explodes the size of the national debt, that funds Planned Parenthood and that contains no money for a border wall.  I am never going to compromise on my most important principles, and any Republican that caves in and gives the Democrats whatever they want just to avoid a government shutdown should be ashamed of themselves.

Sadly, the Democrats have done a very good job of selling their story to the American people, and at this point most Americans are overwhelmingly in favor of a compromise…

Sixty-three percent say members of Congress should avoid a shutdown at all costs. Only 18 percent of voters surveyed say members should allow a temporary government shutdown if it helps them achieve their policy goals. The remaining 19 percent of voters are undecided.

Of course “compromise” means giving in to the Democrats on virtually every single point.  There are many things that the Democrats will never, ever compromise on, and that is why they keep on winning over and over again.

Most Republicans have been compromising for so long that most of them don’t even stand for anything any longer.

It is time to kick out the corrupt professional politicians and replace them with a new generation of leaders that are willing to stand up for us.  We will have a chance to do that in 2018, and we must not squander this opportunity.

Michael Snyder is a Republican candidate for Congress in Idaho’s First Congressional District, and you can learn how you can get involved in the campaign on his official website. His new book entitled “Living A Life That Really Matters” is available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.

In January 2017 Bitcoin Was Selling For $1,000, And Now It Is Selling For $13,000

I have never seen anything quite like this in my entire life.  As 2017 began, Bitcoin was selling for about $1,000, and many were optimistic about what the new year would bring.  But nobody could have imagined this.  When Bitcoin hit $5,000 in October, it made headlines all over the world, but it has continued to rise at an exponential rate since then.  My friend Joseph told me that Bitcoin would hit $10,000 “by December”, and it actually happened.  This week, the euphoria has hit an entirely new level, and as I write this article the price of Bitcoin is sitting at an eye-popping $13,899.50.

The price of Bitcoin is going up so fast that it is difficult to keep up with it.  Just check out this chart.  Bitcoin hit $12,000 on Tuesday night, and it could very well be above $14,000 by the time this article gets to you.  The following is how CNBC summarized the price movements that we have been witnessing over the past few days…

Bitcoin climbed above $13,000 Wednesday afternoon after topping $12,000 Tuesday night.

The volatile digital currency leaped 11 percent to hit a record high of $13,017.96 and was last trading near $13,000, according to CoinDesk. Bitcoin topped $12,000 Tuesday night in a rapid recovery from a 20 percent drop last week.

I have been writing a lot about Bitcoin lately, and I will probably be writing about it a lot more in the months ahead.  We are in uncharted territory, and the financial community is having a difficult time coming to terms with what is happening.  In all my years, I have never seen this sort of exponential growth over an extended period of time…

Just in the year 2017, Bitcoin, in particular, has seen unprecedented increases in value relative to the U.S. dollar. On January 1, 2017, the price of Bitcoin had just topped $1,000 per coin. Fast-forward to December 1, 2017, and the price of Bitcoin blew right on past $10,000 per coin.

So how high could Bitcoin ultimately go?

At this point it seems like the euphoria will never end, and some analysts are predicting a price of 1 million dollars by the year 2020.  Books with titles such as “Mastering Bitcoin For Dummies” are starting to pop up all over the place, and there is no shortage of people that are willing to teach the finer points of trading Bitcoin (for a fee of course).

But there are trouble signs on the horizon as well.

For example, on Wednesday we learned that “the largest crypto-mining marketplace” in the entire world has been hacked

As Bitcoin explodes higher on what now appears to be constant demand out of South Korea, there were unconfirmed (at least until recently) reports that Nice Hash, the largest crypto-mining marketplace, has been hacked with over 4,000 bitcoins worth over $50 million stolen.

50 million dollars is a lot of money.  If Bitcoins can be stolen this easily, will investors really feel safe having so much money tied up in cryptocurrencies?

This hack is one of the biggest news stories in the world right now, and NiceHash has put out a lengthy statement about this incident.  The following is an excerpt from that statement

Unfortunately, there has been a security breach involving NiceHash website. We are currently investigating the nature of the incident and, as a result, we are stopping all operations for the next 24 hours.

Importantly, our payment system was compromised and the contents of the NiceHash Bitcoin wallet have been stolen. We are working to verify the precise number of BTC taken.

Clearly, this is a matter of deep concern and we are working hard to rectify the matter in the coming days. In addition to undertaking our own investigation, the incident has been reported to the relevant authorities and law enforcement and we are co-operating with them as a matter of urgency.

The future of Bitcoin remains unclear at this point, but many of us that missed out on investing in the early stages are deeply regretting it.

Only time will tell if Bitcoin continues to soar or if it comes crashing back to Earth, but without a doubt this is one of the biggest financial stories that we have seen in a very long time.

Michael Snyder is a Republican candidate for Congress in Idaho’s First Congressional District, and you can learn how you can get involved in the campaign on his official website. His new book entitled “Living A Life That Really Matters” is available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.

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