Mar-a-Lago Raid Reactions Worth Reacting To … Plus a Prediction

By Al Perrotta Published on August 10, 2022

This smells to high heaven. The raid on Mar-a-Lago is so dirty you’d need a million barrels of Oxyclean to cleanse the place. 

But to listen to the media, you’d think this was a glorious day in American law enforcement. The equivalent of bagging Dillinger, catching the Rosenbergs, finally nailing Capone. They’re telling you it’s a beautiful supermodel, when it’s J. Edgar Hoover in a squalid sequin moo-moo. 

When you’ve got even Andrew Cuomo and Andrew Yang questioning the FBI’s motives, perhaps the cheerleaders might want to put down their pom-poms. 

Yang tweeted:

Yang is right on the button. This will fire up the Trump base, no doubt. But it allows Trump to correctly claim the illicit years-long war against him is a war against the American people. He’s got 87,000 new proofs in the form of new IRS agents. The raid allows him to reach out to independents and those turned off by his personality to say, “You’re next … unless you join me in stopping them.” 

And they must be stopped, if America is to survive. 

The Lack of Punishment for 2016 Led to This

Why are we here? Because no one was punished for the abominable abuses of power in 2016-2017, when the forces of the FBI, intelligence community and Obama loyalists attempted to sabotage first the 2016 election and then the duly-elected President of the United States. Heck, the Deputy Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe hatched an “insurance policy” in his office to get Trump, lied to the FBI about his contacts with the press (to counter allegations from FBI agents that he blocked the investigation into the Clinton Foundation). And what did he get? A fat cable gig and fatter pension. Oh, I forgot the $700,000 for his wife’s “campaign” from Clinton fixer Terry McAuliffe.

Andrew McCabe was rewarded by the Biden administration. As was Jake Sullivan, who came up with the Russia hoax in the first place to help deflect Hillary’s betrayal of our nation’s secrets. He’s now Biden’s National Security Advisor. And so many more. 

How sick a joke is this against the American people? Hillary Clinton — who teamed up with Russian agents to help execute the Russia collusion hoax after exposing America’s deepest secrets to our enemies and destroying 33,000 classified emails — is mocking the raid. She’s making money off the raid. She’s selling “But Hillary’s emails” merchandise. 

The hubris. 

A Quick Prediction About the Archives

The Trump family and their lawyers say they are baffled by the raid because they’ve been working with the National Archives, and have been getting along great. 

I predict we are going to find Monday’s raid has nothing to do with the bona fide document geeks at the National Archives working on the matter. This came out of their leadership. In fact, this smells exactly like the situation last year with the National School Board Association writing a letter to the DOJ requesting protesting parents be declared domestic terrorists. Turned out the White House recruited the NSBA to write the letter, worked on the letter .. .and lo and behold, days later the same Merrick Garland who signed off on this abominable raid is launching a counter-terrorism operation against American parents, citing the letter.

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When Republicans take over the House, one of the places they have to look is communication between the White House and National Archives. I’m betting this raid was ginned up just like the “domestic terrorists” investigation. The politicos at National Archives were enlisted to “pressure” the DOJ. 

Evangelist and Former Trump Advisor Jentezen Franklin on the Raid … and the Spiritual War

Evangelist Jentezen Franklin was a member of President Trump’s faith counsel. Like so many fair-minded souls, he was “deeply disturbed” by what he saw. 

As a citizen and a national faith leader I am deeply disturbed over the raid of a former president’s home. If the goal of the current administration was to further divide this country then that mission was accomplished with the weaponization of the DOJ and the FBI.

The American people are not blind to political bias and injustice and they witnessed both with this unprecedented act of cowardice. If this federal abuse of power can happen to a former president simply because of his political ideologies and his opposition to woke policies and values, then whose HOME, whose BUSINESS, and whose CHURCH is next?

If you are like me, you cannot wait for November to vote this failed and incompetent leadership out of office all across the nation.

Franklin’s reaction leads to a very real question. Why the pathological obsession with destroying Donald Trump? I mean, given the raid will likely backfire, and is yet another example of how Trump Derangement Syndrome has turned rational people into frothing psychopaths. What is really going on? It cannot be the personality. The same personality was a #1 reality show star and welcomed on every show in Hollywood and news channel in America.

Remember this?

Can it be because Trump was (and is) unabashedly pushing Christian principles in his policies? That he called out the evil of abortion and vowed to appoint judges who would affirm life? And actually did it

That whatever his past foibles and follies, Trump is on the side of the angels in the spiritual battle for life and liberty? Is the Enemy freaking out about the possibility that one who governs by Godly principles will again lead the nation? Do you have a better explanation?

It’s a spiritual war for the soul of our nation, and Trump took arguably the biggest hill. What other territory would Trump help reclaim? 

You hear every once in a while that Trump is bad for Christian witness. How bizarre to think that someone accused of being “bad” for Christian witness is in fact under never-ending attack for successfully implementing Christian principals. 

The spiritual war is real. Even as what is happening to America seems so surreal. 

 

Al Perrotta is the Managing Editor of The Stream, chief barista for The Brew and co-author, with John Zmirak, of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Immigration. You can follow him at @StreamingAl at GETTRGabParler, and now at TRUTH Social.

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