Skip to comments.Letter from 50 National Security Experts
Posted on 08/09/2016 6:07:27 AM PDT by Heff
The 50 signers of the letter .... need to be investigated.
Bush ties. Responsible for the destabilization of the ME.
No way any of the would have had a job with Trump. Glad they exposed themselves. He will not have to investigate and gather names. They have done him a favor and his response to them was PERFECT
Also take a close look at recent Clinton Foundation payouts and the financial status of the 50. Betcha they all received big, fat checks (although I’m sure the transactions were somehow obscured from casual observance.)
Where’s the link to this?
Donald J. Trump Statement on Politically Motivated Letter
Trump-Pence ^ | August 8 2016 | Donald J Trump
Posted on 8/9/2016, 5:07:39 AM by euram
The names on this letter are the ones the American people should look to for answers on why the world is a mess, and we thank them for coming forward so everyone in the country knows who deserves the blame for making the world such a dangerous place. They are nothing more than the failed Washington elite looking to hold onto their power, and its time they are held accountable for their actions.
These insiders along with Hillary Clinton are the owners of the disastrous decisions to invade Iraq, allow Americans to die in Benghazi, and they are the ones who allowed the rise of ISIS. Yet despite these failures, they think they are entitled to use their favor trading to land taxpayer-funded government contracts and speaking fees. Its time we put our foot down and declare that their gravy train is over: no longer will Crooked Hillary Clinton and the other disasters in Washington get rich at our expense.
Instead, I offer a better vision for our country and our foreign policy one that is not run by a ruling family dynasty. It’s an America first vision that stands up to foreign dictators instead of taking money from them, seeks peace over war, rebuilds our military, and makes other countries pay their fair share for their protection. Together, we will break up the rigged system in Washington, make America safe again, and we will Make America Great Again.
Boom-Yow! Yell it from the mountaintops!
A letter from 50 former perts. Big deal.
I don’t see the link, but these names look like the list of PNAC members. And is Roger Zakheim, Dov Zackheim. Wasn’t he the comptroller of the Pentagon when the 2 trillion went missing and was made public by Rumsfeld on Sept 10, 2001?
When I use the phrase “rogue national security state” these are the guys I’m talking about.
More on the signatories from the New York Times:
Among the most prominent signatories are Michael V. Hayden, a former director of both the C.I.A. and the National Security Agency; John D. Negroponte, who served as the first director of national intelligence and then deputy secretary of state; and Robert B. Zoellick, another former deputy secretary of state, United States trade representative and, until 2012, president of the World Bank. Two former secretaries of homeland security, Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, also signed, as did Eric S. Edelman, who served as Vice President Dick Cheneys national security adviser and as a top aide to Robert M. Gates when he was secretary of defense.
Robert Blackwill and James Jeffrey, two key strategists in Mr. Bushs National Security Council, and William H. Taft IV, a former deputy secretary of defense and ambassador to NATO, also signed.
Many of those signing it had declined to add their names to a similar open letter released in March. But a number said in recent interviews that they changed their minds once they heard Mr. Trump invite Russia to hack into Mrs. Clintons email server a sarcastic remark, he said later and say that he would check to see how much NATO members contributed to the alliance before sending forces to help stave off a Russian attack.
My personal and I’m sure many others opinion on this B.S. crap is they know that their gravy trains are coming to a halt, there undoubtably Treason, illegal money laundering going on, and many other things that have been keep out of the public’s eye...
If they could keep JFK’s Addison Disease away from the people and then lie about it later, and if Hillary can tell the lies she has told and its being covered up by the media in America, the above I have mentioned is not a pipe dream...
The old adage of ‘you have to be a crook to be a Politian’ isn’t far from the truth is it???
Great response by Trump.
In a short response, he has exposed and deballed these neo cons, who have sent our sons, nephews, cousins to die in miserable no win battles to sell their war products.
A better link, with names:
Over half are CFR members. Cruz’s wife’s name is missing because she is still on bereavement leave dealing with the death of her husbands political career.
This is just part of the gang of Uniparty hacks that Trump has been criticizing and exposing. They are a blight on the USA and should be excluded from all public responsibilities in the future.
But did it cause the intended damage against Trump? It was the lead on cnn.com and others.
At some point these unfounded attacks are going to have an impact on the mushy middle voters who might be inclined to vote Trump
Where has their letter been about treasonous, Islam supporting BO. Ransom payments? Where was there letter about how unfit someone was that sat in Wrights anti-american church for years? BO knew zero about anything. Where were they when BO and Hillary caused the ME to be on fire? These people were right there helping the chaos. Hell, Trump has never held public office. How on earth can he be responsible for the mess of the last 20 years. Give me a break.
The former national security officials who are included on the list all have one thing in common, WAR.
Specifically, taking the United States -through espoused policy objectives- into war.
Every one of them has a history within, and now a contracted relationship with, the industrial war machinery.
The Absent Names In the summer of 2001 CIA Director George Tenet warned of a pending domestic terrorist attack from al-Qaeda through the use of some form of domestic transportation vehicle.
Senior policy adviser Condi Rice dismissed the concerns of Tenet, and shelved his assembled pre-9/11 warnings. Director Tenet demanded the information be given to President Bush, and after multiple weeks of escalating internal conflict was finally allowed by Rice to present the intel findings to the President.
President George W Bush listened to Tenet, then dismissed the warning(s) telling the CIA director he had covered his ass. Weeks later the 9-11-01 attack took place.
Post 9-11 the voices outlined in the letter today, took full control of the forward U.S. policy. In essence, it was every one of these voices who participated in framing a self-fulfilling prophecy which forced the U.S. to go to war in the broader middle east including Iraq against out own interests.
These pro-war voices now stand in opposition to Donald Trump, to the direct benefit of Hillary Clinton.
Allow that fact to fully absorb into your psyche.
Also ask yourself, what do these 50 voices have to lose?
It crossed my mind that the letter might have an effect on the Ryan/Nehlan race.
Temorary damage, but as you point out these "straws" add up, and most voters are too stupid to see the politics of the affair. They will either accept what the press says (Trump is unhinged is the clear message, with courtesy time given to dissenters). There isn't a cure for this. Universal suffrage and a press that is held out as objective (even it fails that test) inevitably results in takeover by an uncontrolled government - like we have now.
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