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09 November 2016

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Tyler

WPFIII,

As I was fond of saying, "should I believe the polls or my lying eyes". Thank you.

norlurking

Woke up this morning and the world has changed..........it can be a beautiful thing....

turcopolier

Tyler

I do know Gingrich and think he would do fine at State in spite of the efforts of the Dems to turn him into a cartoon figure. pl

r whitman

Can you schedule this piece to be republished a year from now so we can see how well we did on predictions and how well Trump accomplished his goals.

Babak Makkinejad

Yes, it has been painful to watch the decline of Rudy-the-Rock Guliani; is that what fame does to people? Or is it just the Republican Party?

Fred

Col,

What is the likely impact on foreign relations when those countries that are major parts of "pay for play" become known to the public as a result of a Special Prosecutor's investigation?

Ishmael Zechariah

Tyler,
Congrats!
Ishmael Zechariah
P.s: I wonder how the establishment will try to co-opt Trump. Seems like the "our polls" were wrong meme is part of the starting whitewash torrent.

Babak Makkinejad

Sky-Walker was talking on multiple occasions and at length and in all seriousness about the Electromagnetic Pulse attacks by Iran on the United States.

Had someone paid him to do that or was that his own conclusions; based on meticulous investigation of Iran's technical capabilities and political culture and institutions?

Tyler

Sir,

I don't disagree with the choice at all, was just thinking out loud about the collective Borg seizure it would cause. I do hope those two men play a role in a Trump Administration, especially Buchanan on FP.

ISL

Dear Colonel,

Scott Adams has called it based on what he termed persuasion, as well as the need to interpret the news reporting as confirmation bias. The Borg clearly believed that its control of traditional media and the polls, whose steady loss of viewership will IMO begin hemorrhaging, allowed them to "frame" the campaign away from issues.

Trump connected directly to the voters through rally's and social media, and if he plans to continue to oppose the Borg I expect we will see him continue to mobilize outside the main media corridors. He used the term movement in his victory speech (using the language of Bernie)

Trump also did well compared to Romney among minorities.

I thankfully note that SST is part of the alternative media.

Tyler: hat tip from this hopeful Bernie Bro.

Larry Kart

Yes, Tyler was right.

mike allen

Tyler -

Your smoked salmon awaits. I can fedex it now, Colonel Lang has my email address. Or bring it with me to the desert sometime after Christmas? Your call.


Colonel -

What is your prediction on Trump's pre-election promise to legalize torture? Will he follow through, and if so will McCain and Dems block it in the Senate? Also what will Trump do regarding American support to Kurds in both Iraq and Syria?

Joe100

Tyler has kept up my hopes that we might really see change in this election.

My work colleagues are in a total state of shock as they can't imagine how this could have happened - which shows how disconnected they have been from reality. And the reality I see is that we are more likely to be able to effectively address the problems we work on now that the democratic "deep state" total lock in my work area has disintegrated.

The best thing I have read about the election this morning is the following from a very lefty blog:

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/11/voters-repudiate-clinton.html

A very interesting point here - given the world that Yves Smith lives (Manhattan) and travels in is her observation that a large fraction of people she has been encountering during the election campaign have been Trump supporters..

Fred

Degringolade,

Today is the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

b

Funny fact: some 8% of Democrats voted for Trump, some 6% of Republicans for Clinton - the penalty of shunning Sanders and moving to the right.

I can't hide a deep feeling of Schadenfreude today. Especially over the media and "experts". I predicted that the vote would be "not Hillary". The weakest candidate I could ever think of. Many, many voter stayed away because she was no alternative to Trump. Worse - more corrupt and more under Zionist and foreign influence. A warmonger if there ever was one. The military was solidly pro-Trump. They had had enough of such crap.

Economically he will likely be bad for his voters. But Clinton (Goldman Sachs) would not have been any better.

We all have no idea what Trump will bring. But WWIII against Russia and China is off the table for now and Syria is probably safe.

I'll be happy with that for now.

Tyler

GCP,

Ask the good Colonel for my email. You can paypal me through it.

Ishmael Zechariah

Col. Lang, SST;
The first response of the elites:

"On January 20, 2017, we will bid farewell to the first African-American President—a man of integrity, dignity, and generous spirit—and witness the inauguration of a con who did little to spurn endorsement by forces of xenophobia and white supremacy. It is impossible to react to this moment with anything less than revulsion and profound anxiety."

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/an-american-tragedy-donald-trump

They do not get it-and never will.

Ishmael Zechariah

Tyler

IZ,

Fox was absolutely savaging Nate Silver last night. It seems there's a journo civil war where some of the journos are absolutely furious their co-workers made them look like fools.

Tyler

ISL,

Thank you. I'm still in shock myself.

One thing about the man is that if something works he uses it. This, obviously, worked. I don't see him leaving his populism behind.

Tyler

Mike,

I gratefully accept. I've family flying in from NZ otherwise I'd save you the expense of Fed Exing it.

I think torture is still going on, so nothing to change there. I think he's going to sit down with Russia and figure out what's the best way forward for the region.

turcopolier

mike allen

Yes, of course. (irony) He will seek to enact into law every off the cuff remark he ever made and that the Ft. Brooklyn/MSM machine made into memes. This was in line with MSM "fact checking" of his opinions and acceptance of her policy positions as Gospel. pl

The Beaver

@ Tyler

Prospective cabinet members

http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/trump-cabinet-choice-secretary-state/

Jackrabbit

I think Chris Christie as AG is more likely.

Tyler

IZ,

For us Deploreables, I take comfort from the adage "Those that refuse to learn from history are doomed to repeat it".

Babak Makkinejad

Buchanan makes sense, in my opinion.

So would Ambassador Chas Freeman.

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