Beltway Insider: Trumps Rocky WH; Bannon Out; Nullify/SCOTUS; Spain; WWII Ship Found; Jerry Lewis/Dick Gregory

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President Donald Trump summoned Vice President Mike Pence back early from meeting with Panamanian leaders to stand with the beleaguered leader during his newest strategy terminating the duties of White House Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon.

According to Gallup, President Trump's job approval, over the past week, decreased two percentage points to 36% of those polled who approve of his effectiveness as President and those who disapprove of his effectiveness as President increased three percentage points to 59%.

Trump's Rocky WH: Steve Bannon, White House Chief Strategist, Fired

President Donald Trump shaken by the fallout from his Charlottesville statements and hesitancy to react in a manner befitting the office in which he holds, has axed the most senior member of his team, firing former Breitbart Executive Chair turned Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon.

Bannon, who is known to be ultra-controlling with far right opinions and a platform to preach to the masses his message of divisiveness, found a home in the Trump Campaign championing the cause of the disenfranchised largely Southern white population who felt the Obama Administration cared more for non-whites and diversity platforms, an inclusiveness that held a hidden agenda of exclusiveness.

As it became clear Donald Trump would be the Party's Candidate, Bannon took leave from his employment at, the just shy of alt-right, Breitbart News to join the Trump Campaign. The unspoken name of the game was to discredit Hillary Clinton, while using the diversity card to ignite the divide, or a divide and conquer theory, blinding the American public, the disenfranchised, those who had yet to return to pre-2009 recession economic levels and blame the democrats for not creating enough stimulus or incentive packaging to reach them.

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Trump indicated the fake news media (in which his previous statements indicate those reputable news organizations including the New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, ABC, FOX, NBC and CBS, and any organizations that espouse the ideals of these news organization not necessarily the opinions) needed competition against what he believes will be an onslaught of alt-right opinions and alt-conservatives platforms and opinions now that Bannon is back at Breitbart.

From Twitter Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump  Aug 19

Steve Bannon will be a tough and smart new voice at @BreitbartNews...maybe even better than ever before. Fake News needs the competition!

Bannon has said he would go to war for Trump.

The Media Wars, the Fake verses "Real," is about to heat up with the ultra-opinionated mouth piece fueling the opinions and platforms of Donald Trump and creating a greater division in an already clearly divided America.

As in all Mr. Trump's cabinet choices Bannon has been spoof on Saturday Night Live, the late night NBC program who has reached record ratings with the election of the Trump White House, as the Grim Reaper.

Trump Tweets A Dan Quayle Mistake

President Trump, who has used social media to galvanize his campaign, and has created his own White House source pool of statements made a Dan Quayle mistake, and unlike the former Vice President under Bush 41, Trump, whose every word is scrutinized will never live his down.

Losing what little control the Commander in Chief still has, in attempting to message Americans over Charlottesville and spreading Civil Unrest, tweeted "The Nation Has to Heel" which was immediately picked up both for his misspelling and Freudian slip of the people yielding and of course the whom was the next question.

Available to any journalist, friend, foe left or right enemy,  Trump has made his supportive opinions of the alt-right groups well known.  Bannon reportedly was fired in part over the strategy that indicated Charlottesville would blow over and statements were not necessary.

Bannon's attempt to guide an inexperienced politician into the highest office in the United States and leader of the free world was compared to leading the sheep to the slaughter and in effect he has as Trump suddenly ran a violent, vicious, divisive campaign encouraging violence at campaign rallies and lauding the results on the following days as if the entire event was orchestrated to bring additional media and scrutiny instead of letting the womanizing and arrogant Trump fade, Bannon played every radical hate card possible and it worked.

Disillusions Foreign Allies

Trump's rocky White House has not escaped the watchful eye of our long-term foreign allies, and while Trump and France's newly elected Macron have appeared to get along quite well, France is only one nation of the G7 nations.

After a traditional invitation from Queen Elizabeth, delivered by the newly elected PM Teresa May, the invitation has since been put on hold as unrest has risen in both nations.

Brit's are equally opposed to President Trump another Bannon strategic call that the people and nations of the world would essentially, "get over it" and fall into place. And while falling into place may be likened to the proverbial medicine, like Chemotherapy,  that is necessary to end a cancer that is eating away at society the people are wholeheartedly rejecting the Trump medicine and would prefer he be gone also.

In the after effect of the recent terror attack in Barcelona Trump's statement were touted as foolish from a fool.  "Study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists when caught. There was no more Radical Islamic Terror for 35 years!" The idea behind this tweet was the General dipped the bullets in pigs blood before killing the terrorist. Assuming the terrorists were more concerned about contamination with swine blood.

Nullify SCOUTUS Case: Real or Fake

A viral message has been circulating through the channels of Facebook as of late indicating the Supreme Court of the United States, (SCOTUS) is in possession of a brief to Nullify the 2016 Presidential election.

This statement is true. Docket number 16-907. A petition for a writ of mandamus, a legal term imploring the court to take mandatory action in the nature of public duty. The Nullify writ was filed January 18, 2017.

Essentially the wit, filed by three women, Diane Blumstein, Donna Soodalter-Toman and Nancy Goodman, base their brief on Article

 The main argument for the writ is, per Article IV § 4 of the U.S. Constitution, it is the job of the federal government to keep U.S. territory safe from foreign invasion.The Constitution stipulates, "The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion." The petition cites evidence of an invasion, namely the Russian hacking, and asks that the entire 2016 election be nullified, all the way back to the primaries, on the grounds that cyber-territory in the U.S. was invaded with the intention of altering the results of our Presidential election. The petitioners seek an entirely new election," as reported in

The SCOTUS receives hundreds of petition each session and very few make it to the plenary stage, meaning the court will place on the calendar for arguments. The odds are not in favor for Nullify.

SPAIN Terror Attacks: Nation on High Alert as Twin Terror Attacks Leave 14 Dead; Hundreds Injured, 17 Critical

It is also important to state the SCOTUS could use the preponderance rule, the system of evidence designed to determine the extent of damages in civil proceedings. At 51% or a preponderance of evidence has President Trump colluded with the enemy pre-election? If the 51% rule is the measuring line and Article IV § 4 of the U.S. Constitution is enforced and the SCOTUS agrees to hear the case then there of course is the possibility of an entirely new election, with new primaries, and a complete redux.

Summer Season Spikes Terror Attacks

Spain's Counter-terrorism authorities have set up more than 80 check points, throughout the Catalan region, in the effort to find the driver of the van responsible for the scene of a horrifying terrorist attack on Barcelona's Las Rambles, that killed 13 including the missing seven year old, who has been identified as Julian Cadman.

Authorities have now pieced together the events in three separate cities creating a timeline of sorts that have caused them to state the evidence collected at the scenes of these three scenes make us believe a much worse and far greater attack causing appallingly gruesome carnage was planned and by accident thwarted.

More than 200 hundred canisters of a gasoline containing a specific agent used recently in the Manchester attack was present and when authorities returned to Alcanar to shift through the rubble, they confirmed the house was a bomb making facility and by accidental detonation leveled the house and destroyed the plans to turn Barcelona's Los Rambles into a blanket of blood and body parts.

No information as to the owner of the home, rental agreements or occupants have bene released on the Alcanar property.

The twin attacks on Thursday, the first in Barcelona, in the late afternoon, a tourist haven, the beauty of Spain's Catalan region, the last weeks of August, an influx of travelers from around the world, the perfect combination for ISIS, who seek to kill, maim, destroy, instill fear and incapacitate based on false doctrine and hate ideology, and without conscious or concern plowed through a crowd shattering an idyllic evening.

The second, which didn't seemed planned for optimum effect, struck at about 1:00am in the seaside village of Cambrils. Six people were injured and one police officer killed.

Interpol and European Counter-Terror authorities and local police have issues a multi-nation manhunt for Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, a Moroccan National who they believe to be the driver of the van involved in Barcelona Massacre.

The strength of the human spirit and the determination of the people to live free of fear and terrorism have rang throughout Las Rambles as the walkway is open and people are returning.

USS Indianapolis Found, After 72 Years, Torpedoed with Little Boy Atomic Weaponry Aboard

The ill-fated USS Indianapolis, on its way to deliver atomic parts for Little Boy took a torpedo straight on by the Japanese Imperial Navy and sank leaving its crew in shark infested waters for four days, has been found at the bottom of the Philippine Sea after 72 years in its watery grave.

Of the 1196 crewman aboard, 300 died in the attack, either drowning or injury, the other 900 went into the shark infested water. After four days of no food, no water, dehydration and sharks the bodies were spotted in the ocean and the Navy was informed the ship had sank.

When rescuers arrived, survivors were counted. The loss was shocking: 1196 aboard and only 317 survived the attack on the USS Indianapolis.

Tech Giant Paul Allen financed the team who fund the vessel on August 19, 2017 at a depth of 18,000 ft.

Comedian Dick Gregory, Civil Rights Activist, Dies

Richard Claxton "Dick" Gregory, a Civil Rights Activist, writer, and comedian died this week of heart failure in Washington, DC, his family confirmed through Twitter. He was 84.

Gregory was a trailblazer. With many early success, a track scholarship to Southern Illinois University Carbonate, he set records as a long distance runner, almost an analogy of what would be his later life calling.

Drafted in 1954, his college education was interrupted. The perils of military life bought out Gregory's penchant for comedy and soon he was making his fellow colliders laugh. After his discharge he returned home to a segregated black south, and the horrific images of brutalization of the Negros.

Gregory was one of the few Black comedians who crossed over at that time and was given permission to make white folks laugh also. A fateful night in his comedy career began performing at a black owned club in Chicago where he was seen by Playboy CEO Hugh Hefner who liked what he saw and the mostly white audience liked it also. Hefner hired Gregory to be the name on the bill at the Chicago Playboy Club and in 1961 it was almost as shameful as Hef and his nudie magazine . . almost.

For a black comedian, the idea of performing on national television on any of the Late Night programs was an impossibility. In the early days before Jimmy Fallon, Jay Leno and Johnny Carson there was Jack Parr and blacks comedians were invited to perform but not allowed to sit on the couch and chat. So for Gregory when invited to Jack Parr he turned him down, not just once, three times before Parr called him and asked why?  Parr agreed and Gregory for the first time in history performed and sat on the interview couch.

Gregory was a social critic and activist. He took up the cause of Civil Right talking in Selma, protested the Vietnam War, marched with feminists, criticized the Warren Commission and its findings. His opinions remained critical and sought after through 2013. He was named Number 82 on the top 100 comedians of all time.

Jerry Lewis, Host of MD Annual Telethon, Dies

Jerry Lewis, born 1926 in Newark N.J., an entertainer, comedian and humanitarian, died Sunday morning in his Las Vegas home, his longtime publicist has confirmed. He was 91.

Lewis, the original Nutty Professor, and one half of the sixteen Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis comedy films, Jerry Lewis lived an entertainer's dream career. Not without hardship and the trials and tribulations of life, his career evolved from the early days of vaudeville to the early days of television paring with the ultra-suave Dean Martin, who became the straight man to the over the top zany antics of Lewis, conquering the early stages of filmmaking.

For unknown reasons, and after sixteen films together one can attribute the split to the transition of life, Lewis and Martin went their separate ways. Each went on to have continued success. Lewis transitioned once again to a singer as fate would have it, a sore throat and a phone call and Lewis was on stage in Vegas where he remained.

His portrayals of The Nutty Professor was remade by Eddie Murphy to equal success. Lewis and his ability to make the audience laugh was the recipe many a comedian has followed.

His evolution to humanitarian began with his annual labor Day Muscular Dystrophy telethon which he hosted for more 44 year and over the years was able to lead the fundraising efforts and the people to donate $2.45billion dollars.

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Total Eclipse – MONDAY – DON’T LOOK AT THE SUN WITHOUT PROPER GLASSES – Don’t Risk permanent eye damage; Partial eclipse is worse; don’t risk it find the time when the eclipse passes and guard against a lifetime of pain or GET THE GLASSES.

A partial eclipse will pass over the Southern California area from 9:30am to 10:30am – preparation for viewing or not should be in place by 9:00am ending at 11:00am 

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