Say What is the segment of Liberty Nation Radio where we unveil some of the most wacky, astonishing and damnable things uttered by politicians and the chattering class. Here is the latest episode:
Tim Donner: Here’s the question to start us off. Who said, “Find me the man and I’ll find you the crime”? I’ll save you the trouble of thinking about that. It was Joseph Stalin, the communist tyrant who operated a lawless system based on man rather than laws. Is that not what this investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller has become – targeting the man then finding the crime? Is that not what the law regarding special counsels and special prosecutors is all about? Remember Kenneth Starr, who was supposed to go after an allegedly crooked land deal made by Bill Clinton, but wound up with Monica Lewinsky.
The view on this whole special counsel probe is, of course, entirely polarized by party affiliation. Democrats, like Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, who spoke with Tucker Carlson, see this investigation as fully warranted.Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY): We’re in less than a year on this thing. We’ve got 22 indictments, 100 felonies, 13 Russians, by the way, and 5 guilty pleas. That’s a pretty good day’s work and I think we should let them finish their job.
Tucker Carlson: Are all guilty pleas the same? Is pleading guilty to lying to a federal agent the same as pleading guilty to colluding with a foreign government, or are they in totally different universes?
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY): Of course not, but some of those may be actually be going lightly on these guys to get their cooperation. Time will tell, but I think it’s absolutely fair to say this special council ought to deliver or wind up his work. I don’t want it to go on forever.
Tim Donner: But not many on the other side of the debate believe the Democrats want this investigation to end any time soon. Newt Gingrich says the raid on Cohen smacks of fascism.
Newt Gingrich: We’ve now had Paul Manafort and his wife, in their pajamas, at three o’clock in the morning, having the FBI break down the door. Cohen, the lawyer, had the door taken off the hinges at six in the morning. We’re supposed to have the rule of law. It ain’t the rule of law when they kick in your door at three o’clock in the morning and you’re faced with armed men and you have had no reason to be told you’re going to have that kind of treatment. That’s Stalin. That’s the [inaudible 00:02:26] in Germany. That shouldn’t be the American FBI.
Tim Donner: Joseph diGenova, a Trump ally who was recently going to be added to Trump’s legal team before he backed out, says the Special Council and FBI hierarchy are taking the reputation of the nation’s top law enforcement agency into the gutter.
Joseph diGenova: Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein and Christopher Ray are doing mortal damage to the institutions that they represent. The American people know what’s going on. They’re watching this, and they are not happy. I must tell you, Robert Mueller, I used to think, was a decent guy and a guy who had a great career. He is destroying his reputation through the thuggish tactics, which he has authorized, and through the people that he has surrounded himself with.
Tim Donner: The question is, in light of this dawn raid on one of his personal lawyers, whether Trump would now ever agree to an interview with Robert Mueller. Alan Dershowitz, the famed Liberal constitutional law professor, who has attacked the appointment of the Special Counsel from the get go, says, “No way.”
Alan Dershowitz: Look, nobody should ever talk to a prosecutor unless they have absolutely no alternative. No prosecutor is trying to help a person who is a subject in investigation. Just ask Martha Stewart what happens when you talk to prosecutors, because, remember, you can be charged with perjury for telling the truth. If somebody else gives a contrary story and the prosecutors decide to believe the other person, you could end up in a perjury trap for telling the truth.Newt Gingrich
Tim Donner: That is where we are in the United States of America circa 2018. An investigation launched to try and take down a President without a crime even being alleged and carte blanche given to a guy who hires almost exclusively not just Democrats, but actively pro-Hillary Clinton Democrats, and leftists with a known bias against Donald Trump, to dig up crimes. This, not in the Soviet Union, but in the United States of America.
Meanwhile, as the left continues to push for more and more gun control, gun rights activists were cheering wildly for one of the most effective speeches anyone can ever remember on the Second Amendment from a most unlikely source, a regular, average, ordinary citizen, a big black guy named Mark Robinson, dressing down the City Council in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Mark Robinson: I’ve heard a whole lot of people in here talking tonight about this group and that group and domestic violence and blacks, these minorities and that minority. What I want to know is, when are you all going to start standing up for the majority? Here’s who the majority is. I’m the majority.
Tim Donner: A bold statement to be sure, but Mr. Robinson explained why he is the majority.
Mark Robinson: I’m a law-abiding citizen who’s never shot anybody, never committed a serious crime, never committed a felony. I’ve never done anything like that, but it seems like every time we have one of these shootings, nobody wants to put the blame where it should go, which is at the shooter’s feet. You want to put it at my feet. You want to turn around and restrict my right, constitutional right that’s spelled out in black and white. You want to restrict my right to buy a firearm and protect myself from some of the very people you’re talking about in here tonight.
Tim Donner: Mark Robinson then said what so many who value the Second Amendment are thinking these days.
Mark Robinson: The law-abiding citizens of this community and many communities around this country, we’re the first ones taxed and the last ones considered and the first ones punished when things like this happens because our rights are the ones that are being taken away.
Tim Donner: Mr. Robinson speaks the unvarnished truth, that more gun control laws will only harm the innocent.
Mark Robinson: I’m going to tell you what’s going to happen. You can take the guns away from us all you want to. You all write a law, I follow the law, I’ll bring my guns down here, I’ll turn them in, but here’s what’s going to happen. The Cripps and the Bloods on the other side of town, they’re not going to turn their guns in. They’re going to hold on to them, and what’s going to happen when you have to send the police down there to go take them? The police can barely enforce the law as it is. From what I see, we demonize the police, criminalize and vilify the police, and we make the criminals into victims. You guys aren’t going to be able to go down here and take these guns from these criminals, so the criminals are going to hold on to their guns. They’re still going to have them.
Tim Donner: And Mark Robinson says, if the government tries to seize the weapons of law-abiding citizens, it’s gonna get ugly.
Mark Robinson: It is not going to happen without a fight, and when I say fight, I don’t mean shots fired, I don’t mean fists thrown. I mean I’m going to come down here to this City Council and raise hell just like these loonies from the left do until you listen to the majority of the people in this city, and I am the majority. The majority of the people in this city are law-abiding, and they follow the law, and they want their constitutional right to be able to bear arms.
Tim Donner: While they say, “Out of the mouths of babes,” in this case, the truth comes from a plain old ordinary citizen who’s mad as Hell and isn’t going to take it anymore.