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Donald J. Trump is being played for a fool.
And he has no idea. He is so in the dark about it that he thinks that he can commit treason, deny people their constitutional rights, invite conflicts of interest, break nepotism laws and tweet about it with complete impunity. Even as he is being positioned to undergo numerous investigations, he assumes that he is so above the law that he is comfortable making public statements on Twitter such as:
If Trump was a rogue candidate, completely untethered by political ties or economic pressures, this brazenly overconfident criminal conduct could be interpreted as arrogant ramblings or an ignorant attempt to flaunt his authority in front of the Democrats. Trump, though, is not a rogue candidate. He is not politically disentangled, nor is he economically isolated.
Donald Trump is a puppet of a larger alt-right network that has been altering the federal government through presidential candidates, national campaigns and federal agendas since the Nixon Administration.
This article is the second in a two-part response to Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s public attempts to defame my character personally and professionally in the Huffington Post and on Fox News’s The Kelly File.
Mr. Clarke’s launched these attacks in response to an article I published last month entitled Stop Blue Lives Matter. In this article, I describe efforts by the Fraternal Order of Police to pass legislation that allows cops that kill to do so without consequence, and place additional barriers in the path to victims of brutality seeking justice. In the first part of my response to the officer seeking to label Black Lives Matter as a hate group, I refuted his arguably slanderous and libelous attacks on myself as a person. In this article, I will respond to his attacks on my work as a professional.
Last month, I published an article entitled Stop Blue Lives Matter.
In this article, I outline how the Fraternal Order of Police has been attempting to pass legislation that would add law enforcement officers to the list of communities protected by hate crimes legislation. I describe how police unions were involved in creating contracts and passing legislation that serve as direct obstructions to those seeking justice as a result of police misconduct. I also offer suggestions for how to counter these political efforts writing,
“Police union contracts and Law Enforcement Officers’ Bills of Rights are allowing killer cops to walk free…. We will not stop police brutality until we stop the police unions and the Fraternal Order of Police. The first step is to confront and defeat attempts to pass Law Enforcement Bills of Rights at the federal level and the Blue Lives Matter Act. The next step is to abolish police unions and their contracts all together.”
Conservative mouthpiece Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County – the law enforcement officer known for trying to get Black Lives Matter listed as a hate group– took personal and professional issue with this article and called me out in two national formats.