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Kanye West Meets With President Trump To Discuss ‘Stop & Frisk’ In Chicago

Yvette Munoz

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Today, Rapper Kanye West set with President Trump in the Oval office to discuss violence in Chicago before having lunch together. West expressed his disagreement to implement ‘stop & frisk’ and instead shared new ideas that would lower the uncontrollable crime rate in the windy city. “We feel that stop and frisk does not help the relationships in the city.” he continued, “Everyone that knew I was coming here said ‘ask about stop and frisk’. That’s the number one thing that we’re having this conversation about,” said West.

President Trump unleashed a controversy after he suggested to have Chicago police stopping anyone who seems suspicious. Many of Chicago residents rejected the idea as they assure that although Stop & Frisk may lower crime, it is also a violation to our 4th amendment rights. However, Kanye West also disagrees with President Trump’s suggestions and strongly believes that the solution is lower taxes so people can earn a decent income when factories are built and evolving education that does not involve “boring” strategies like sitting in class all day. “Sometimes people say ‘this kid has A.D.D.’ He don’t have A.D.D. school is boring. It’s not as exciting as this,” Kanye said while point at his smart phone. “We have to make it more exciting. We have to mix curriculums just play basketball while you’re doing math. You learn about music while you meditate in the morning.” those were few examples West spoke about to evolve our techniques in the way schools teach their students.

Chicago’s crime has been in the mind of President Trump ever since he became a politician and has made many suggestions in the past, including sending the National Guards if Mayor Rahm Emmanuel did not take charge of his city. Another subject mentioned in the oval office meeting with West and Trump were the illegal guns when asked about gun control. Kanye responded, “The problem is illegal guns. We have the right to bare arms.”

The energy in the room was positive and full of love according to Kanye West. Ending the conversation at the time, West once again expressed how much love he had for everyone including President Donald J. Trump.

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1500 Former Congressional Staff Blow Whistle On Sexual Harassment Payments, In Kind Donations?

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Nov. 2017, a group of former staff launched a website with important letters and links to news articles detailing their campaign to bring awareness to the sexual harassment problem on Capitol Hill.

Under the Accountability Act of 1995, Congress has paid out $17 Million dollars to victims of sexual harassment, ADA Act Violations and Racial and Gender discrimination.

Accountability Act 1995

“IN KIND” DONATIONS TO CONGRESS MEMBERS? 

In the news this week is the slush fund that Congress members dipped into to pay off their own sexual harassment claims, in the face of discussing impeaching President Donald J. Trump’s private payment to Stormy Daniels. Why wouldn’t that apply to all of the Congress members whose victims were paid off and hushed up with taxpayer funds?

DOUBLE STANDARDS

From the site:

“Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, Chairman Shelby, and Ranking Member Klobuchar,

As former staff of the U.S. Congress, we urge you to promptly consider legislation to address sexual harassment on Capitol Hill.

On November 13, 2017, many of us signed a letter to you and your House counterparts advocating a variety of reforms to the ways in which Congress prevents, addresses, and adjudicates cases of harassment. We further expressed the need for increased transparency to better understand the scope of the problem and stated that existing policies were “inadequate and need reform.”  In the months since our letter, a cascade of troubling news stories has only reinforced the urgent need for reform.

A CNN story from November 14, 2017, described accounts from fifty former staff or political veterans and reported that “with few exceptions, every person said they have personally experienced sexual harassment on the Hill or know of others who have. ”  Many current and former staff have spoken publicly about their own experiences, often describing a climate of fear, a burdensome and confusing reporting process, and a system designed to protect congressional offices at the expense of victims.

As you know, on March 29, 2018, all twenty-two female Senators sent a letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer stating:

Survivors who have bravely come forward to share their stories have brought to light just how widespread harassment and discrimination continue to be throughout Capitol Hill. No longer can we allow the perpetrators of these crimes to hide behind a 23-year-old law. It’s time to rewrite the Congressional Accountability Act and update the process through which survivors seek justice.

We agree.  We were disappointed that these issues were not addressed in the recently-passed FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations bill. Now, we believe the Senate must act quickly to reform the Congressional Accountability Act and implement other essential measures to improve transparency, safety, and accountability.

Counseling and mediation should be made voluntary for individuals wishing to file a complaint with the Office of Compliance. Members of Congress and Chiefs of Staff should be made aware of their responsibility for preventing and reporting cases of sexual harassment and the OOC should have the authority to investigate complaints of abuse or harassment. Victims of harassment and abuse should be provided increased support through the adjudication process, and should be told that non-disclosure agreements do not bar them from directly seeking relief.

In addition, some form of public disclosure should be required when offices enter into sexual harassment settlements, while ensuring the protection of victims’ identities. And Congress should, every two years, survey Congressional staff in order to understand the rates of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill and determine the effectiveness of prevention and reporting programs. There are currently multiple proposals pending in the Senate which address some or all of these issues and have received bipartisan support.

We applaud both House and Senate leadership for taking quick action to require mandatory sexual harassment prevention training of all Members of Congress, Congressional staff, interns and fellows, and we look forward to the implementation of improved training protocols in all Capitol Hill offices. We were also pleased to see the House of Representatives pass a strong, bipartisan reform bill in February that included many of our priorities outlined above. We now urge the Senate to continue this momentum and pass legislation that will bring meaningful reform to the way Congress addresses sexual harassment and abuse in its own workplace.

Thank you for your consideration of our views.

Sincerely,

The full letter with signatures is available here as a PDF

 

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Exclusive Interview, “I served with General Flynn” (Happy Birthday, General Flynn)

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In Honor of Lt. General Mike Flynn’s Birthday, Dec. 5th, Populist Media reposts this exclusive interview from February 2017.

Exclusive:

Wednesday, Populist Media spoke with someone who served in the US Military with General Michael Thomas Flynn who shared some personal insights into the career and service of the man who is front and center in the Robert Mueller Special Counsel probe of President Donald J. Trump’s  2016 Presidential campaign.

“ During the time we were together I was was the Platoon Sargent he was the Platoon Leader,” said  Jerry Zamora, of Allstate financial services in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Zamora said Flynn is a “soldier’s leader” and has had his life ruined by the FBI over the probe.

In 1981, after graduating from the University of Rhode Island, Flynn joined the Army. He qualified as an intelligence officer and got orders to join the 82nd Airborne Division, a paratrooper unit in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

“We worked together 2-4 years in the 82nd Airborne,” Zamora told Populist Media, with permission from General Flynn to talk to us.

“We had a great relationship.  He was always good with the men.  We had a great run together.   Mike always showed honesty, willingness to learn and he was a hands-on leader.  It is typical for officers to stand back, but Mike would pick up trash if he had to, to make a mission work, he was a soldier’s leader,” Zamora said

According to Biography.com:

“Born in 1958 in Rhode Island, Michael Flynn began his 33-year Army career as a second lieutenant in military intelligence. After three years as intelligence chief of the JSOC in Iran, he returned stateside for top bureaucratic posts but was forced out as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014.Flynn emerged as a strong supporter of presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2016, and was named Trump’s national security adviser in November.

He resigned after 24 days in office over the revelation of his contact with the Russian ambassador, and subsequently faced legal problems related to his lobbying interests and failures to disclose information. In December 2017, he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with the Russian ambassador.”

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PERSONAL EXPERIENCES WITH FLYNN

“Mike always made sure that things got done and that he took part from start to finish- he didn’t sit up in his office.  He was very, very involved with the men getting their jobs done,” said Zamora.

If President Barack Obama had not stopped the process, Flynn would have received his fourth star.

OBAMA’S JEALOUS SOUR GRAPES

“Zamora said Flynn had gotten up to his third star “because of the trust of the men, trust of his leaders,  he showed honestly, hard “work,” he said.

Obama, who never served in the military, squelched Flynn’s fourth star. Most believe over the disagreement that Flynn and Obama had over Obama’s assessment of ISIS being a “JVTeam”.

FLASHBACK

 

Zamora said it was impossible to get to the level Flynn was at, unless the leaders depended on him and expected incredible results.

HOW MANY 2-3 STAR GENERALS ARE THERE?

“Trust is very big issue – Michael did so well because he was loved by the men and the leaders- because of the way he treated his men. That doesn’t happen too often,” Zamora said.

“He had a way of drawing people to him.  He was very smart.  I don’t think you will find anyone who worked with him who didn’t like him and that doesn’t happen too often.”

“Michael was always well prepared and his preparedness was a product to him working with his NCOs and officers to come up with a plan and follow it thru.  Not often to do you see officers at his level doing what he did with the men.  He knew how he wanted the mission done and he surrounded himself with good people,” said Zamora.

“A trait that made Michael successful was his influence to get others to buy in to the plan.   At his level in the military, you need others but are still the leader, and that his how you get things done. You get people to follow you- and that is what Mike did.”

FROM HIS BOOK- FIELD OF FLIGHT

In 1983, Flynn deployed to Grenada, as part of the American invasion force. He set up a listening post on a cliffside to intercept Cuban radio transmissions. One day, spotting two American soldiers being swept out to sea, Flynn leaped off the cliff—“about a forty-foot jump into the swirling waters,” he recalls, in his book, “The Field of Fight”—and rescued the men.

“He has an internal confidence in himself and in the people around him.  He used access to good leaders around him.  He had good people around him with good opinions.  He was always a solider’s man,” said Zamora reflecting back on Flynn‘s ability to jump off that cliff.

He wasn’t always perfect, sometimes I wonder how he got so far without me- Zamora says with a laugh and a poke his old friend.  “Michael is from Rhode Island and he said strange things, like when he called Sub Sandwiches a Grinder,” Zamora recalled with good humor.

“When Grenada kicked off – he dove off a cliff and saved some guys- he got a silver star for that. That is the confidence Flynn has.  He grew up near the ocean in Rhode Island and was a lifeguard- and he used his skills.”

Zamora wants us to see the Flynn he knows.  “He knows what he is doing.  He is very intelligent a good planner.  Leaders and politicians respected him.”

He got a bum rap- the way politics are today. His life is ruined, and there are other people who should be in jail.. nothing is fair in politics,” said Zamora

If only politics was as honorable as the military, Mike Flynn might be the Vice President. Flynn is a central figure in a scandal from the Obama administration that is unfolding.

TO POPULIST MEDIA READERS

General Flynn released the following Statement to Populist Media Readers:

“My service to our country was the greatest honor of my life. I will be forever grateful to the men and women that served alongside me during my over 33 years in uniform. They made me a better person and leader. God Bless our troopers and their families and God Bless our Veterans,” General Flynn said.
“MAKE AMERICA  GREAT AGAIN”

Please share this article and share our wishes for a Happy Birthday to General Mike Flynn.

 

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John Podesta And John O’Brennan Freak Out On Twitter At Trump

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Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump posted on Twitter a statement about Robert Mueller and the Democrats, and former Barack H. Obama administration member, former head of the CIA John O’ Brennan and longtime aide and friend and former chairman to Presidential candidate Hillary R. Clinton, responded with great negativity.

JOHN PODESTA

JOHN O’BRENNAN

Brings to mind:

Lots of clucking going on…

Calm down ladies.

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