STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
The Secret Behind Trump’s Troubles With the GOP
By Daily Bell Staff - July 08, 2016

Donald Trump on Tuesday once again expressed his preference for keeping dictators in power in the Middle East.  While acknowledging that Saddam Hussein “was a bad guy,” Trump praised the former Iraqi dictator’s efficient killing of “terrorists” — despite the fact that Iraq was listed as a state sponsor of terrorism during Hussein’s time in power. – CNN

Probably the real reason Donald Trump has so much trouble with established GOP politicians, especially at the Federal level, is that he is not a backer of a “secret” political conversation.

This is the ongoing conversation about how to support the US military industrial complex..

We are not as sure as some of Trump’s reasons for running for  president.

But it is increasingly obvious that on the core issue of supporting the covert and overt goals of the military industrial complex, Trump is not trusted. His ideas are not approved by established political gatekeepers.

We can see this with the Saddam statement excerpted above. We may disagree with Trump about Saddam, but without him, Iraq has become even bloodier and deadlier.

More:

Trump … said the U.S. “shouldn’t have destabilized” Iraq before pivoting to praising Hussein … Today, Iraq is Harvard for terrorism.”

… [But] asked Tuesday night on Fox News about the comments, House Speaker Paul Ryan appeared taken aback by Trump’s words.

“He was one of the 20th century’s most evil people,” Ryan said of the former Iraqi strongman. The Clinton campaign jumped on the remarks, with senior campaign adviser Jake Sullivan saying “Trump’s praise for brutal strongmen seemingly knows no bounds.

What both Ryan and the Clinton campaign skip over is that Saddam was actually a CIA asset.

This is typical of the US political conversation It has nothing to do with reality. It is a scripted affair provided to citizens to ensure they are continually alarmed and paranoid.

Here from the UK Independent:

Revealed: how the West set Saddam on the bloody road to power… “We really had the T’s crossed on what was happening,” says James Critchfield, the head of the agency in the Middle East which organised it. “We regarded it as a great victory.”

Iraqis have less happy memories of the day in 1963 when the Iraqi army rose in revolt. It was a coup which shaped the history of Iraq and much of the Middle East for the rest of the century. It started Saddam Hussein on his climb to power.

Never again did his family and his political party wholly lose their grip on Iraq, despite wars and massacres in which more than one million Iraqis, Kurds and Iranians were killed.

Iraqis have always suspected that the coup was engineered by the CIA … Now fresh evidence has emerged that popular Iraqi suspicions were correct. In a new book* Said Aburish, a writer on Arab political affairs, has gathered details of how the coup against Gen Kassem was organised and fine-tuned by the CIA.

Over and over, the politics of the United States serves up false narrative mostly intended to benefit the Pentagon, the CIA and a handful of vast military contractors.

A more valuable and valid conversation would be one that dealt with the endless destabilization, violence and warring that US regularly engages in abroad.

To give Trump credit, he has continues to touch on the issue – and in doing so has displeased GOP leaders just as much as libertarian candidate Ron Paul did in previous campaigns.

Trump did so again recently through a staff surrogate who criticized the current American policy toward Russia during a speech in Moscow.

Here, from the UK Telegraph:

Donald Trump’s foreign policy adviser has slammed  the United States  for showing “hypocrisy” towards Russia, during an address in Moscow …

Giving a lecture in Moscow, where he has previously lived for many years, Mr Page lamented that the West “unnecessarily perpetuated Cold War tendencies” in their dealings with Russia, and called instead for “mutual respect” in order to get “mutual benefits”.

He also accused the United States and its partners of “proactive steps to encourage regime change overseas”.

This is a central difference of opinion between Trump and Hillary Clinton, who is very obviously the chosen candidate of the military-industrial complex.

But this is also a central difference of opinion between Trump and many in the upper-reaches of the GOP.

Trump has been criticized by GOP leaders on a variety of fronts. He has been accused of Antisemitism and being prejudiced against Mexicans.

Conclusion: But the real reason for the antipathy for him in the Republican party has to do with his apparent lack of support for the overseas military entanglements of the American empire. This is actually the most important reason for the persistent tensions between Trump and the GOP and it will never resolve itself. If he manages to become president, it will grow ever worse.

 

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  • Bruce C.

    I think Trump’s true motivation to be President is he wants to help the country be great again and he has his opinions about what needs to be done to help do that. He may not know HOW to do them at this time, which may be why some criticize him for not being specific, but he probably figures he’ll find a way once he learns more.

    As I’ve said before, I don’t know what Trump knows but I’m beginning to think he may be naive, but in a good way – a way that will get him elected and fuel his willingness to change the status quo. If he knew “everything” he would probably be too cowed. As it is he is fairly convincing that he’s not afraid and will be focused on doing what’s best for the American people, and people are believing that more every day. There’s always the dark side to that, that he may just be killed, but it’s also possible that he can do a lot more than some may think possible despite the fury he may elicit.

    Trump is a realist and thinks like a business man. He knows there have to be compromises in deal making but there need not be secrets or undisclosed motivations. People who try to deal on that level often get burned – or no deal – with an honest broker. If Trump finds out that the US/CIA instigates most of the foreign problems I think he’ll do something about it. I don’t know what or how, but if he has the political mandate that I think he’ll have if he gets elected, fueled by the anger millions have toward the status quo and the federal government, I think he’ll be able to do a lot.

    I know this sounds Pollyannaish and maybe naive as well but it’s what I think. I can “see” it happening. Maybe it’s too soon for that kind of change to happen given the state of things but it may not be. As people become more aware of what’s going on they may just demand it stop and it will. The “Deep State” requires stealth, deceit, secrecy, and a kind of acquiescence from the public. When all of that breaks down so will it.

    • Ephraiyim

      I was encouraged by a recent comment that I believe came from Hillary Inc about Trump wanting to default on the US debt.
      Wiping out the national debt, so long as it includes personal debt as well could go a long way toward setting the economy back on track. It is so important that God commanded it every 50 years in Israel.
      Putting people in a position to start over is justified when one looks at potential long term benefits rather than short term fear of bank closings and initial struggles for this country and it’s people that would likely occur.

      On a similar note we might also greatly benefit from disincorporation of our government by resetting us to something akin to the articles of confederation this nation originally established so that states and individuals could live out what the declaration of independence layed out.
      In other words, a complete decentralization of government leading to the elimination of Federal government and a great deal of state governments altogether.

  • Guy Christopher

    The trouble Trump is having with the GOP is the very same trouble I’ve had with the GOP. Trump is the enemy of a long list of my enemies….still waiting to hear him say something I seriously disagree with.
    “You’ll never find the perfect candidate. The best you’ll do is to elect the best you can find, and then spend the rest of your life making him do the right thing.”
    —-Milton Friedman

  • SnakePlissken

    Gary Johnson in 2016!

  • Praetor

    Why is Trump running for Prez. self preservation. The fools running this country are running it into a brick wall at 150 mph. The GOP is the DNC/DNC is the GOP!

    If Trump can remove the U.S. from the globalist NWO, the citizens of the U.S. will have won their independence again. Things won’t be easy, but they will be on the way to getting better. Without the U.S. in their pocket, the Globalist gov crowd falls apart.

    Its better to make deals, than let the bomb and bullet builders get richer. The U.S. citizen has no need to fear one country on this earth, not one!!!

    • max naegele

      as dallas shows, the nme is within

  • mary

    The supremely insightful Walter Karp explained politics in his book, Indispensable Enemies: The Politics of Misrule in America. It is a must read. Three snippets seem relevant here:

    “The reason we no longer understand why things happen as they do has one and only one source. We no longer understand who really has power in America, how men have gained it and what they have done to keep it…”

    “A [political] party organization has no choice but to be self-serving. Should it lose control over elected officials, the power of those officials can only, in time, work against it. From the point of view of a party organization, every elected official is a potential menace…”

    “The simple truth is, a party organization will dump any election whenever its control over the party would be weakened by the victory of its own party’s candidate…”

    This explains why, among countless examples, Bob Dole purposely lost his bid for the presidency, the republican party always backed the democrat challenger to Ron Paul, and everyone in DC will work overtime to prevent a Trump win. The details DB points out are correct, but the overall framework is missing. Walter Karp explains it all.

  • rahrog

    The Ruling Class fears Trump because he tells the truth.

    • max naegele

      one more reason 2 vote 4 him

    • gerry d welder

      Watch these short videos below and know what is going on.

      McCain, Boehner, McConnell, Clinton, Kerry, Graham, Bush, Ryan and Rubio answer only to this ‘boss’:

      Obama and Rockefeller 1
      https://youtu.be/K6C24GpgQTQ

      Obama and Rockefeller 2
      https://youtu.be/M8vFSqYXJ8U

      … and Hillary:

      When listening to this short speech below, put it in context with her emails (did she say ‘inbox’?) and the fact that our foreign enemies also, with “100 percent certainty”, hacked into her and her aid’s top secret emails.

      Hillary Clinton ADMITS CFR Runs the Government!
      https://youtu.be/5RRWHDYM9w8
      Both Obama and Hillary want to make criticism of Islam a crime in the USA, Google it.

      What is happening in the USA is an Islamic infiltration and seizure of authority at all US federal agencies. Most Americans are totally oblivious to our new unfolding reality that is quietly, steadily, purposely and with increased momentum, taking control over all aspects of our country.

      When Obama said we are no longer a Christian nation, his intention is to insure it and enforce Sharia compliance and it is happening in a gradual but sustained manner (purposely without fanfare).

      The US federal government has been usurped by globalists and manufactured the chaos that is now in Europe. They are successfully importing it into the USA to destroy it from within.

      American citizens, along with the Russians and Chinese, are now the enemy of our own federal government.

      Refugees Being Snuck Into US On UPS Flights Under Cover of Darkness?
      https://youtu.be/QBo8hXuj-eM

      Still Report #476 – Snopes Covers For UPS
      https://youtu.be/k_U-72o4j0Y

      UN slams airstrike on water treatment facility in Syria’s Aleppo
      https://youtu.be/s9EEYtfCPpk

      Will that create more refugees? … yep, that’s the plan. Then Putin will be blamed for the consequences.

      14.02.2016
      Evidence Shows US Helping ISIL to Survive in Iraq
      by Mario Andrijasevic exclusively for SouthFront

      “Under the pretext of fighting the Takfiri terrorist group the US and its allies airdrop weapons and food for the ISIL terrorists”

      Even down to municipalities:

      New York Police Department Ramps Up Recruitment Of Muslim …
      pamelageller.com/2015/06/new-y……

      Move to Canada? Nope:

      Still Report #488 – Is Canada’s New PM a Radical Muslim?
      https://youtu.be/SbRLqUDQnYE

      • rahrog

        What happened to America was a coup by The Ruling Class using a monopoly central bank system that allows fractional reserve lending and fiat currency.

        • gerry d welder

          Trump doesn’t answer to the ‘ruling class’ and is why he needs to be very careful who he picks for VP, the globalists just might get ‘their’ man in the white house (in a messy way) after all. I think Newt or Christi would be a big mistake.

          McCain, Boehner, McConnell, Clinton, Kerry, Graham, Bush, Ryan and Rubio answer only to this ‘boss’:

          Obama and Rockefeller 1
          https://youtu.be/K6C24GpgQTQ

          Obama and Rockefeller 2
          https://youtu.be/M8vFSqYXJ8U

          … and Hillary:

          When listening to this short speech below, put it in context with her emails (did she say ‘inbox’?) and the fact that our foreign enemies also, with “100 percent certainty”, hacked into her and her aid’s top secret emails.

          Hillary Clinton ADMITS CFR Runs the Government!
          https://youtu.be/5RRWHDYM9w8

          This explains it all, the GOP RINOs haven’t been ‘caving on everything’ as Sean Hannity and Rush keep saying, the GOP RINOs are COMPLICIT.

          Know Your Enemy Part 71 – Israeli Supreme Court – By The Fuel Project
          (They funded the Knesset also)
          https://youtu.be/bGUnFeHvv3g

          The Rothschilds Exposed 3/3
          (go to minute 1:40)
          https://youtu.be/47WM2BhklmM

          youtube: Slave Queen
          http://youtu.be/vrsfll_QLUw
          by TruthNeverTold

          Know Your Enemy Part 63 – The United Nations Background – By The Fuel Project

          https://youtu.be/3CtXkWJ6GpU

          “I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the Synagogue of Satan.”

          -(Revelation 2:9

          Exposing the Khazarian Mafia

          “The Russians have now leaked the IAEA and Sandia Labs and Able Danger files given to them by Edward Snowden. Soon all of these files will be provided to all Americans and the world via the Internet, and this cannot be stopped.
          A number of Russians in the High Military Command in Russia, and in the highest positions of leadership in the Russian government realize that it was the same Organized Crime Cabal that organized the Khazarians into Bolsheviks to mass-murder 100 million innocent Russians — and these men want payback.

          That is why they are making sure that the Rothschild banksters will be put out of business, which will decapitate the Khazarian Mafia from its endless, elastic counterfeit money supply. This is why the BRICS Development Bank was created — to replace the US Petro Dollar as the world’s reserve currency, but this one, unlike the US Petro Dollar is backed by gold, silver and real commodities, with NO counterfeiting allowed.

          The CMMM is failing, and most Americans no longer believe any of their prime-time national stories, especially the under-thirty crowd, who cherry pick facts from the Internet and construct their own beliefs.”

          The curtain is now being pulled back to fully expose the Khazarian Mafia and it’s evil plan to infiltrate, tyrannize the whole World and eradicate all Abrahamic Religions and allow only their Babylonian Talmudism also known as Luciferianism, Satanism or ancient Baal worship.

          Google:

          The Hidden History of the Incredibly Evil Khazarian Mafia | Veterans …

          http://www.veteranstoday.com/ 2015/ 03/ 08/ the-hidden-history-of-the-incredibly-evil-khazarian-mafia/

          • rahrog

            Right. Trump appears to be his own man. If he picks a politician as a running mate he is making a HUGE mistake.

  • ” What both Ryan and the Clinton campaign skip over is that Saddam was actually a CIA asset. ” yeah.

  • Jim Johnson

    I am surprised we don’t hear more of the Chamber of Commerce machinations, and how Trump threatens their leadership merely by, well, becoming the new leader himself. Maybe it should be POtUS.

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