HEROES AND VILLAINS
"The answer is very simple and it’s what nobody is really saying in this room. The reason active measures have worked in this U.S. election is because the Commander-in-Chief [President Trump] has used Russian active measures at times against his opponents.”
FBI Special Agent, Clint Watts
Testifying before Congress.
“Should a President hold himself to a lower standard than his own appointees?”
Walter M. Shaub, Jr., Head of the Government Ethics Office
Calling out the 45th President of the United States
"For an annual payment that eventually topped $1 million, [Fox Newscaster Glenn] Beck read “embedded content” written by the FreedomWorks staff. They told him what to say on the air, and he blended the promotional material seamlessly into his monologue, making it sound as if it were his own opinion."
Jane Mayer, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
He believes billions of dollars allocated to foreign aid is wasted, and he wants to see the State Department budget cut by a third.
Unfortunately, he is the U.S. Secretary of State.
He believes corporations can contaminate the water you drink and the air you breathe with impunity.
Unfortunately, he is now Director of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Lenin “wanted to destroy the state, and that’s my goal too. I want to bring everything crashing down and destroy all of today’s establishment.”
Unfortunately, he is the White House Chief Strategist.
The Daily Beast
He sits on the board of a bank in Cyprus which is notorious for laundering money for Russian mafia and oligarchs.
Unfortunately, he now runs the U.S. Department of Commerce.
She wants to privatize public schools and gut the free lunch program.
Unfortunately, she runs the Department of Education.
The New Yorker
First he wants to make your Internet slower and more expensive. Then he wants to reveal which websites you visit.
Unfortunately, he is now Chairman of the FCC.
He controls 4,000 nuclear weapons and yet relies on the National Enquirer for his National Intelligence.
Unfortunately, he is President of the United States.
"There are many ways to surveil each other. Through your phones, certainly through their television sets... microwaves that turn into cameras."
Trump spokesperson, KellyAnne Conway, explaining how Obama spied on Trump.
Feeding elderly and children has to end, it's not 'showing any results'
Trump Budget Director
North Korea, South Korea, and the U.S. all have plans to use missiles first.
North Korea is planning for nuclear war.
Two of them are going to be wrong.
"Offshore tax haven abuse has become so absurd that one five-story office building in the Cayman Islands is now the 'home' to more than 18,000 corporations."
Senator Bernie Sanders (D) Vermont, explaining how billion dollar corporations pay no taxes.
The New York Times
North Korea isn't testing its missiles. It's preparing for a nuclear first strike.
"Pyongyang, Washington, and Seoul all have plans to go first. Two of them are going to be wrong."
"We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies."
Representative Steve King (R) Iowa. Praised by former KKK leader David Duke, and The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website.
Do Your Job
She believes the poor and the elderly on Medicaid should pay dearly for care. And then lose coverage if they miss a payment.
Unfortunately, she is now Trump’s Head of Medicaid and had a history of imposing unprecedented co-payments and premiums on people who could hardly afford them when she reshaped Indiana’s Medicaid program.
He was caught on a hot mike saying that he would portray an angry mob “as un-American.”
Unfortunately, he is the Congressman for Michigan’s 11th District denigrating his own constituents at a Town Hall meeting.
He was once accused of undermining the U.S. Justice Department with a history of attacking voting rights.
Unfortunately, he’s now the U.S. Secretary of Labor.
He worked for a website known for outrageous birther claims.
Unfortunately, now he works as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Labor.
He swore allegiance to a Nazi-allied group called the Vitezi Rend.
Unfortunately, he’s President Trump’s top advisor on terrorism.
He’s been one of the most vocal opponents of LGBT civil rights.
Unfortunately, he now heads the Department of Health and Human Services Civil Rights Office.
First, he subpoenaed 2 States Attorneys and 8 environmental orgs for challenging climate deniers. Now he’s sponsoring legislation to stifle scientific research.
Unfortunately, he's Trump’s Chairman of the Science, Space and Technology Committee.