Joan Swirsky
I have two words for Donald Trump--Harry Truman!
By Joan Swirsky
October 20, 2016

    President Truman holding the infamous issue of the Chicago Daily Tribune, telling the press, "That ain't the way I heard it!"
As everyone knows, history repeats itself, or as the late great Peter Allen sang, "Everything old is new again."

Once upon a time, Democrat president Harry Truman effectively ended World War II by dropping the first nuclear bombs ever detonated on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, on August 6, 1945, resulting in multi-thousands of deaths. It was a decision that promised to end his presidency.

All the political experts – pundits, writers, radio newscasters – agreed that the unassuming former haberdasher who became the unlikely choice of VP in the election of 1944 didn't have the charisma of the man whose shoes he had stepped into after President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a stroke just three months after his fourth presidential inauguration, and that Truman's war-mongering act was not only antithetical to the values of peace-loving Americans who were exhausted by World War II's profound losses in bodies and blood, but that it would ultimately condemn him to political ignominy.

But when Truman ran for a second term in 1948, Americans turned out in record numbers for the plain-spoken, decisive Missourian whose action, they recognized, spared the deaths of thousands of American troops, and voted overwhelmingly against the smooth-talking Republican, Governor Thomas Dewey of New York.

As it turned out, all the "expert" predictions of the media were dead wrong!

So arrogantly confident were Truman's naysayers – sound familiar? – that a political writer of The Chicago Daily Tribune wrote an article declaring Dewey's victory before the results were in, and the hapless publisher ran with the story!


Today, like yesteryear, the world is an extremely dangerous place, but the predictions are strikingly similar. We now have the ultimate political hack, Hillary Clinton, a woman of remarkably little accomplishment given her over-40 years in the public spotlight, running against the ultimate non-politician, a billionaire businessman and TV personality who has racked up mountains of impressive accomplishments in his over-40 years in his public life.

And sure enough, the same kind of leftist media that covered up FDR's wheelchair confinement – and JFK's serial affairs, and Bill Clinton's predatory sexual appetite, and Barack Obama's startling ignorance, starting with those 57 U.S. states – is now covering for Hillary's failures, crimes, and signs of serious illness (as reported by Edward Klein, author of "Guilty as Sin: Uncovering New Evidence of Corruption and How Hillary Clinton and the Democrats Derailed the FBI Investigation."

But as Trump continues to draw huge and enthusiastic crowds and to smash all GOP records for individual donors, and as the always-reliable Rasmussen Report shows him ahead of Hillary nationwide by a 42% to 37% margin, the media, ala the orders of their globalist bosses, are quadrupling their efforts to bring him down.

It's relevant here that much of the media don't even conceal their biases, as proven by this report, revealing that in the current election season, these colossal phonies have forked over almost $400,000 to Hillary's campaign!

Actual journalist and author David Kupelian spells out in detail the incestuous nature of the relationships between the media and Democrats – and he names names, including George Stephanopoulos, Donna Brazile, Jay Carney, Samantha Power, Ronan Farrow, Jane Pauley, on and on and on, all deeply complicit in the left's agenda.

In addition to the Rasmussen, poll, here are highlights from the PPD (People's Polling Daily) poll a couple of days ago which had Donald Trump (DT) being +1.8 overall:
  1. DT from +16 yesterday to +21 today among independents

  2. DT increase from 10% to 13% in African-American support

  3. DT 4-point increase in female support from 33% to 37% with Hillary's margin over Trump declining 3 points to +11. (DT's margin with males remained at +17.)
And here are poll results after the second debate:


A major attack from the left came after a video emerged a few weeks ago, rumored to be the dirty work of Republican Speak of the House and saboteur Paul Ryan – influenced, no doubt, by Ryan's über-leftist wife, Janna – of Trump and Access Hollywood host Billy Bush engaging in quite typical locker-room talk that included some scatological language about women.

Trump immediately apologized, but that wasn't good enough for the Democrats, who are now in full panic mode about losing the election.

Remember when these hypocrites cheered at the Academy Awards ceremony in 2006 when "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" won for best original song? As Rush Limbaugh reminded his audience, even the sanctimonious Michelle Obama felt obliged to remind America not only how vile Mr. Trump is but how exquisitely virtuous she is. But uh oh. Rush then cited Michelle Obama's double standard, particularly, saying: "How about some of the rappers that talk about their b****** and their hos [that] have performed such lyrics in the White House?"

And Rush reminded Michelle Obama that her idol and "role model" and BFF, Beyoncé's lyrics were a lot worse than anything Mr. Trump said. (Frankly, they're too pornographic for me to reprint here).

It's helpful to remember that a major motive of the media in blanketing the airways with All Trump All the Time is to deflect attention away from the Wikileaks releases that expose Hillary as hopelessly corrupt, and to keep the public from seeing this devastating exposé by John Perazzo that includes Hillary's:
  • Espionage

  • Scandals of the Clinton Foundation

  • Aiding and abetting the horrific Iran Deal

  • Helping Russia to gain 20% of U.S. uranium

  • Central role in the Benghazi murders of our Ambassador and three other servicemen

  • Ties to radical Islamists

  • On and on and on and on
As mentioned, devastating!

Next came the Bimbo Barrage where two, then four, about nine women in all came forward to say that 12 years before, or 20, or 30, Trump kissed or groped them. Mr. Trump denied everything and to the utter chagrin on the craven media, he presented cold hard proof that these pathetic women were lying and lying again, not just Jessica Leeds, but Rachel Crooks and Kristin Anderson and Summer Zervos, to name just a few of these wannabes whose lust seems to be primarily for fame.

But even as the media continue to cover for Hillary, there is every indication that their onslaught on Trump is failing.

Yes, a poll here and there has Hillary ahead. But as writer and former Navy SEAL Jim O'Neill writes, "...after days, weeks, months of Trump's record-breaking rallies in locations all across the nation, we are supposed to believe that Clinton leads Trump in the polls. Excuse me? What planet are these polls being taken on?"

O'Neill says that outcomes are predictable "if you poll mainly Democratic respondents and go light on the Republicans," and he cites Democratic strategist Pat Caddell who famously outed the 'news' service Reuters for cooking their numbers to favor Clinton, and the list goes on."

He further states that "the reasons for skewed poll numbers are twofold: (1) to discourage Trump supporters, and (2) to serve as cover for the massive voter fraud that is planned for November 8th. Everybody and their cousin knows it is coming our way – the only question is to what degree; how bad will it be? Pretty bad I suspect – the globalists are pulling out all the stops on this one."


If there is one thing Democrats specialize in, it is voter fraud. In fact, you can leave it to Democrats to:
Here, broadcaster Lou Dobbs explains what the rigged system is all about and concludes that "the Clinton cartel emits the foulest stench of all,"

And here, a hidden camera catches workers for the Clinton campaign approving destruction of GOP Voter Registration Forms.

Yet another video by Project Veritas founder James O'Keefe records a top Democrat admitting voter fraud is common, saying: "There's thousands of absentee ballots. I don't know where they came some neighborhoods, they bus people around to vote ... they take them from poll site to poll site...they don't vet people who get IDs to see who they really are."

O'Keefe then releases not one but two explosive videos, the first detailing how Hillary and the Democratic National Committee incites violence at Trump rallies, the better to embed in voters' minds an association between Trump and violence, and the second in which Democrat operatives explain how to commit voter fraud on a massive scale.

Again, Dobbs says that voter fraud is breathtaking and then documents his claim, citing:
  • In Indiana, state police are investigating voter registration fraud in 56 of the state's 92 counties.

  • In Virginia, 1,000 illegal aliens were registered to vote between 2008 and 2012. Also dead people.

  • 40 illegals recently voted in Philadelphia...also dead people.
Political operative Ed Rollins said that the Democrats have a "master plan for fraud" and Republicans don't have one to match it for prevention.

In Illinois and Pennsylvania, we have proof of Democrats stuffing ballots to steal the election. But that is the proverbial tip of the iceberg.

And let's not omit this explosive video that features Hillary's thugs plotting to incite violence at Trump rallies. Do not fail to click on this is as damning as damning gets!

And here, Michael Snyder presents 10 stunning examples of the all-out attempt being made to sabotage the Trump campaign. "We always knew that politics in America is a dirty game, and that the Clintons are the dirtiest players in the game," Snyder says. "...we always knew that the mainstream media was going to be in Clinton's corner...[and] completely abandon any pretense of objectivity...but what he didn't anticipate was blatant and widespread sabotage of his campaign from within his own party."

Activist John Eidson provides yet more ironclad evidence that Democrats are the undisputed champions of voter fraud.
While Democrats claim that election fraud is rare, you can click here to see pictures of Democrat officials indicted for election fraud in multiple states – Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, Alabama, Texas, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, New York, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Illinois. Each of these cases represent the tip of a massive iceberg.

Compounding the problem of Democrats rigging the election – as they've been rigging them for years – is the massive flood of new immigrants, hundreds of thousands of them illegal, from Muslim nations, all of whom Democrats are only too eager to provide with phony voter ID cards.

Robert Spencer, author, key figure of the counter-jihad movement in the U.S., and expert on radical Islam, cites recent statistics to bolster that case. Currently, "at 42.4 million, there are now more immigrants, legal and illegal, in America than ever before, fueled by a massive flood from Muslim nations."

According to The Center for Immigration Studies, countries sending the largest numbers of immigrants from 2010 to 2014 include: "Saudi Arabia (up 93 percent), Bangladesh (up 37 percent), Iraq (up 36 percent), Egypt (up 25 percent), and Pakistan, India, and Ethiopia (each up 24 percent)."

Yet Hillary wants to increase the number of Syrian refugees entering the United States by 550%!

While she admitted that neither Jordan nor Turkey, two Muslim nations, could distinguish between non-threatening immigrants and jihadists, she claimed she would be up to the task. Right. This from the woman who said that "Muslims...have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism." Which is why Spencer writes "that a Hillary Clinton presidency would unmitigated disaster for the United States."

For the record, here is a listing of where to report Voter Fraud in every state.


Leftists as they are, members of today's media betray their admiration of Trump when they marvel that he has run his campaign garnering more than $2 billion of free press. Of course, he has spent quite a few millions of his own money crisscrossing the country – sometimes to four states in one day – and for limited but effective advertising and staff.

Now it is time for him to use his billions – not millions – (1) to hire to top-notch poll monitors in every precinct possible, but particularly in traditionally blue states where voter fraud is and always has been epidemic, and (2) to hire the best and the brightest legal eagles who are ready on the spot to issue subpoenas and take other legal actions to insure every suspicious action/machine/undue influence is challenged – and followed up on in court!

No matter how crooked, dishonest, and defamatory his opponents have been to this point, they are far from finished. The left has an entire repertoire of false flags, photo-shopped videos, fabricated slanders, scurrilous lies, and vile slurs that they never tire of using against their opponents. It's not beyond them, as John Snyder reports, for Obama to threaten war with Russia, the better for him to shut down the election and declare himself Emperor-in-Chief!

None of them intimidate or slow down Donald Trump; in fact, it appears that they energize him and motivate him to carry his Make America Great Again mission to ever wider audiences.

We, too, his supporters and admirers, must be equally tireless as the last weeks of this campaign wind up. And we must remind everyone we know to consider the formidable things Mr. Trump has done even before he becomes President.

According to Bebe Coe Bertino, who describes herself as an alternate California delegate for President Trump, an evangelical voter, and at the top of the Basket of Deplorables, "what Donald Trump has accomplished in the 16 months since he announced for the presidency" is both astounding and unprecedented. In just little over a year, he has:
  • Single handedly defeated the [old] Republican party,

  • Single handedly debunked and disemboweled any value of the news media, which now has an all-time high level of distrust and disrespect,

  • Single handedly disclosed the fraud perpetrated on the American public by Hillary

  • Unified the silent majority in a way that should be patently frightening to liberals,

  • Exposed the entire establishment for who they are and whipped them into pure panic...
Bertino goes on to cite Trump's outreach to the African-American community, addressing the "mass cop shootings, riots in our streets, double-digit inflation, bombs blowing up in our cities, targeted police, #BLM, a skyrocketing jobless rate, no economic growth, privately owned land being seized by the federal government, the worst racial tension in my lifetime, no God in schools, more abortions than ever, illegal aliens pouring into our country, sick veterans receiving no care, and a debt that doubled in seven years to $19 trillion."

The silent majority is now "simply the majority," Ms. Bertino concludes, "and no longer silent. Donald Trump changed all of that, single-handedly, and within one year."

In his own words, Mr. Trump explains here why the upcoming vote "is a struggle for the survival of our nation."
    "For those who control the levers of power in Washington and from the global special interests, they partner with people who do not have your good in mind. Our campaign represents an existential threat like they've never seen. This is not simply another four-year election. This is a crossroads in the history of our civilization that will determine if We the People reclaim control over our government."
To paraphrase Jim O'Neill: I personally believe Trump will win, and possibly in a landslide!


AN URGENT REMINDER to everyone going to the polls on November 8th: WEAR RED.

WHY? Because Democrats are now rushing to register dead people, illegal aliens, felons, etc. Wearing RED to the polls will assure that no media outlet can overcome the VISIBLE support for TRUMP/PENCE.

Take photos and videos in district after district to prove that Hillary could NOT have won these ALL RED districts!



According to

SIDEBAR: According to Blockchain, Trump crushes Hillary on Social Media:

FACT #1:

Trump has nearly three times the amount of followers on Facebook.

Trump: 12,174,358 likes.

Clinton: 4,385,959 likes.

Fact #2:

Trump's live stream videos compared to Hillary's:

Trump Live Stream Post – 21 hours ago: 135,000 likes, 18,167 shares, 1.5 million views

Clinton Live Stream Post – 25 hours ago: 9,000 likes, 0 shares, 121,000 views. That does not look good at all for her!

Fact #3:

Trump has 18.6 million twitter followers.

Clinton has only 6.1 million.

Most of Clinton's supporters are actually fake. According to the Washington Examiner, 41 percent of Clinton's "followers" are not even real people.

In contrast, The Daily Caller says that Trump's followers are 90% real with 90% of them having a previous voting record.

Fact #4:

Trump averages 160,000 viewers per live stream.

Clinton averages 400 viewers per live stream.

Wow. That is bad. Trump also gets 5,000 percent more eyeballs focused on the screen than Clinton. Yep. She really is that boring to the folks.

Fact #5:


Trump has 6,200,000 followers.

Clinton has 800,000 followers.

Instagram is a platform with mostly all pictures and not much substance – exactly what Hillary supporters love. And still she does very poorly in that medium.

Fact #6:

On Reddit.

Trump: 297,696 subscribers

Clinton: 21,429 subscribers

Trump has more subscribers than Clinton on every major social media outlet but what is most telling is that there are nearly three times as many people subscribed to "Hillary for Prison" than are subscribed to the "Hillary for President" page!

The best part is that the DNC's emails from WikiLeaks has proven that Clinton pays people to support her online. Trump supporters on the other hand actually like him and follow him on Social media.

© Joan Swirsky


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