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Opinion: Apparently, the Devil’s Triangle is already operating [GOP] at the Capitol Hill!

WHITEHOUSE: Devil’s triangle?

KAVANAUGH: Drinking game.

WHITEHOUSE: How’s it played?

KAVANAUGH: Three glasses in a triangle.

WHITEHOUSE: And?

KAVANAUGH: You ever played quarters?

WHITEHOUSE: No (ph).

KAVANAUGH: OK. It’s a quarters game” (Washington Post – ‘Kavanaugh hearing: Transcript’ 27.09.2018).

I have been bugging out by this, not because Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother in the third season, episode 17 named the ‘The Goat’ explained what the Devil’s Triangle is or the “Devil’s Three way”. Which is two men and woman doing the nasty. However, what is bugging me is how one party has taken total control of the Capitol Hill and they doesn’t care of the checks and balances of the government. The only thing they value is to control and have power. Not for the message the party is sending.

That the day that Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed and voted in the Senate as the Associate Judge in the Supreme Court. The American Government is proven, that the values of the checks and balances of power is dying. The three branches isn’t checking each other, but just procedural manifested to fix it for the one party. Which happens to have the Executive Branch (President), the Legislative (Congress) and Judicial (Supreme Court). That is proven with what happen on the 5th October 2018. As the Senate just got barely enough votes for having yet another judge at the Court. They did this without investigating the alleged crimes and cleaning the name of the judge. But this is in the same country, that you get shot in your car if your reaching for the dash in the wrong neighborhood.

The Capitol Hill is really become the devils triangle, where the moral backbone and proof that the Good Ol’ Party or the Republicans for that matter, does only live by one rule; theirs the rest can be screwed. If that is destroying families, deporting long-living now citizens and closing their borders. If it is hazardous trade policies, destruction of taxes and tax-relief for the riches, while the poorest are losing their benefits. The whole time has been a pillage to serve the donors and the multi-national corporations and not serving the public. The Republicans are really showing their imbalance and their greed.

The same greed is now showing with power. That the President is careless and reckless, that has been shown in business and now in politics. His ignorance and his blatant disregard for people have been shown since day one. That is why his petty politics also establish the precedence of controlling power, not ensuring the people are cared for or if the procedures are followed. As long as his use of the Executive Power is used for his personal agenda and not for the betterment of the Republic. That is why he has appointed a man like Kavanaugh. Even pushed it through, limited the scope of “investigation” and not even cared for the possible victims of the sexual assaults done by the judge. Because, as long as the Supreme Court has enough his side, he can take power again, when needed.

All three arms of the government is all under control for now by the Republicans. They have talked about caring about fiscal spending (scrapped it when they got in power), caring about procedure for appointments (not cared for that when they are power) and they are continuing this behavior. The last strike was with the Supreme Court this week.

They are serving the devils triangle, being two men screwing one woman. They are clearing screwing the lady justice and taking her from all angles. They are not leaving anything up to chance to secure yet another seat there. So, when in need like after the re-count of Florida for George W. Bush, they will have the upper-hand and enough votes to secure their causes. Just like whatever the Republicans are up to now.

What we do know now, is that no initial part of their play is about justice, rule of law or fair process. The whole government is about control, ensuring their men are in charge and at whatever cost. They will play victims, they will play petty and outrages, but only as a facade for their purpose. Just like they have done. They will do it again and again.

I just wonder, how long the US citizens accept to be screwed like this, in this devils triangle by the all the branches of government. Because, that is what is happening and the world is seeing it. Peace.

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Opinion: Sexual assaults victims doesn’t have value – that is the message of Kavanaugh confirmation!

With yesterdays news that there is a majority within the Senate to vote Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Associate Judge on the Supreme Court. The value of the sexual assault victims and the ones who file cases against Kavanaugh really doesn’t have any value. They are discarded as old food and just minor obstacle. The Republican Party might work against abortion, but living human beings and their welfare isn’t their concern. That is what their actions are saying.

If your a female or woman in the United States, the GOP and Republican Party, the highest power of the Republic doesn’t give a fig about you or your rights. Everything is allowed, especially if the person are entitled to power and has powerful friends. As Kavanaugh appointment happens as most of the documents are kept secret, the lack of due diligence and the lack of openness with the investigations into the Sexual Assaults. Tells, the world that the Republican Party and their Senators doesn’t care for other than power.

They have traded away the rights to call themselves the party for law and order, as they are more for the power and control of people. Not showing investigations independently or even giving them proper time to ask all witnesses or even look into the alleged crimes. While the Federal Bureau of Investigations was not even following and interviewing the victims and the witnesses before the confirmation. As they just wanted to get it over with to give him his entitled space in the Supreme Court.

They are really showing a disregard to the other gender with this. They are doing this to possibly have the majority vote to make it harder for abortion, while they are putting a man whose already allegedly has sexually assaulted several woman, while being drunk. This shows the lack of care for life and also for their rights, as it is just the white mans entitlement, as his inherited position, as his relatives are even having a grave at a Ivy League University. That shows how the GOP cares about those with wealth, but the rest can just sail on their own high seas.

Kavanaugh, is the proof that the MeToo Movement is still needed. That the need for equal rights and justice for the ones assaulted, as they are tarnished in public and their testimony is played around with. Just like the President mocked Dr. Ford at rally the other day. There are nothing that cannot be used for political gain, especially other people’s weakness. But not that President is wisest of them all, as he needs to mock others to look wise. He doesn’t have the tact to show concern for other things than his own ego.

I really hope this has ramifications for the November elections and the possible Blue Wave, as this proves the lack of tolerance or care for woman. As the GOP are really reckless and willing to trade all ethics and all sort of investigation into a man whose been known for this activity, while he has also shield most of his documents, as the process of his candidacy haven’t even been proper. That is why the GOP, the Paul Ryan and the Mitch McConnell doesn’t care for due diligence or even due process, as they give a rats ass. As long as they get the seat. Their legacy is showing the could block Merrick Garland for over 1 year, but couldn’t await for proper FBI investigation into massive loads of victims and witnesses, that are saying Kavanaugh lied under oath. A judge lied under oath and acted like a mad man.

So when the Republican Party claims the Democrats was doing a hack-job, they should ask themselves what they did to Garland? Which had none of these issues and this back-story? A person where they didn’t need to defend his acts in the past or even had trouble with being transparent with his documents. That is why I have trouble with this pick. If they was serious about law and order. They would have a clean candidate and someone of a sound mind. He seems like a power-hungry and entitled white man, in the fashion of Trump himself. Not a man who is trustworthy. Therefore, the GOP is trading favors and who can wonder where, if it is the Koch or Mercer’s. But someone has been traded-off, since ethical values and rule of law doesn’t matter to the legislators. Which is really amazing and tragic at the same time. Peace.

American Bar Association: “Re: Nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of United States” (05.10.2018)

Attorney for Deborah Ramirez, William Pittard’s letter to FBI Director Wray on their disappointment in the Supplemental Background Investigation of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh (04.10.2018)

Letter from Dr. Fords Attorneys to FBI Director Wray on “Re: Supplemental Background Investigation of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh – UPDATED” (04.10.2018)

Brett Kavanaugh Memo to Judge Kenneth Starr: “Subject – Slack for the President?” (15.08.1998)

USA: Memorandum of Agreement among the Office of Refugee Resettlement of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security regarding Consultation and Information sharing in Unaccompanied Alien Children Matters (13.04.2018)

USA: Rep. Ted Lieu letter to IG Glenn Fine on Yemen (13.08.2018)

Toyota explains the Trump Administration: How damaging the tariffs are on the Auto Industry!

Just as the letter is leaked from Stephen Ciccone, Group Vice President of Government Affairs within the Toyota Motor North America INC, who had written this leaked letter to the Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. Who has defended the tariffs on steel and aluminum, which has been on the European Union and NAFTA trading partners.

The reason why this letter is interesting, is because what he reveals, that the Government and Trump Administration will not reveal. The cost of the tariffs will be in jobs in the United States and also for the consumers. The most popular car produced by Toyota, the Toyota Camry with 30 % Foreign Parts, will be costing $ 1,800 more. The company has translated the cost, if the companies put the cost and compensation on the consumers. It would be 25%, an estimated loss of sales because of it could be up 2 million units or 10 % annually. If these numbers are true, than the Trump Administration are not only destroying imports, but local production and car-sales in general. That all because of the tariffs on these set-fixated goods, which is used to produce cars.

Therefore, these tariffs made are directly as the Toyota Company in the United States through the whole chain from factory to the consumer are around 470,000 people hired through the chain. While the manufacturing piece alone is 137,000 in 10 factories (soon 11). They are in Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi, Texas, California, Alabama, Missouri, Tennessee, Michigan and West Virginia. So it is not like this is just hitting the favorable blue-states, which the Republicans hate. This would hit in the middle of the rust-belts and heartland f the Trump Voter.

Toyota Motor has really put themselves strategically in the United States, as well as put themselves in the midst of ironic territory. As they are in the areas where the President got the most support and also has the strongest loyalty, even as they are not serving the principals of the trade. The cost will be taken by the same people who voted him in and the added cost will be on the voters themselves. Either in lose of jobs in manufacturing, if not in lack of sales as people cannot afford to buy as many cars as they could before. That is not weird as the wages in the United States has been stagnant for so long. Therefore, the rise of prices combined with lack of surging wages, they cannot manage to afford the luxury of new cars, even used ones.

Just imagine the sudden rise of 25% on each imported car and also close to 2 Grands more expensive Camry. That will be costly for plenty of people. That is not mere cents on the can of beans as Wilbur Ross did on TV after the tariffs was made public. This here is much more costly and actually affect as many as 470,000 people in the United States. That is only in Toyota, what about the all American General Motors or FORD? Who knows how they will be hurt or how much added cost this will have on the consumer? Even how many people in their production chain from manufacturing to the consumer will be hurt by these efforts made by the state?

If Toyota is sending this warning and show the real affects on the economy by doing so. In just one company, what will it do to the whole industry and also the possible outcome of the provisions made by the tariff. That should be striking, but wisdom is rare in this administration. They are not concern with other, than their own pride and deluded acts of ignorance. This is destroying industry, not creating or salvaging anything.

Toyota is sending a signal to the Trump Administration, but will they care? No they won’t, unless they are Russian Oligarchs or Putin’s henchmen in the US. Peace.

Ghana: Response to Statement by the U.S. Embassy on Immigration Law and International Agreements (22.06.2018)

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