2018 is done and we are still waiting on the ‘glorious’ revolution

As the closing hours of  2018 tick off, it’s time to take a moment to assess the year that was.

It was promised to be glorious eight times in various drops. It was going to be quite notable. It failed on both measures although the goalposts were moved many, many times.

While there have been some wins, the Senate majority increase. Some ugly wins such as the Brett Kavanaugh appointment to the Supreme Court. Some wins appear to be hollow, like President Trump’s decision to declassify the FISA courts documents.

However we still have Rod Rosenstein at the Justice Department. Trump has replaced Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Acting AG Matt Whitaker, but still no movement on the release of the burning documents.

We also see Special Counsel Robert Mueller entering his third calendar year without any charges being brought against President Trump or his campaign for colluding with the Russians on the 2016 presidential election.

2018 left without any further information from any authorities concerning the whereabouts and contents of Hillary Clinton’s  private email server(s) or the Clinton Foundation’s lack of transparency and involvement in financing the Fusion/GPS Russian collusion report.

In another example of moving the goalposts, we are told the Executive Order, which goes into effect on Jan.1, 2019, will allow for greater leeway for federal prosecutors to bring charges under military tribunal rule of law.

Well we don’t have to wait very long to see how this plays out.

Will 2019 be glorious? I don’t need the bar to be that high. I just want it to be proactive.

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Trump uses Obama’s Executive Order to declassify FISA application: Hoist by his own petard

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s efforts to halt the presidential request to release the declassified Carter Page FISA application has been thwarted by his boss AG Jeff Sessions.

Rosenstein apparently had many reasons to quash the release none of them lawful, most of the reasons centered on covering up lawlessness within the Obama Justice Department and FBI.

While President Trump neglected to cite as the reason for the declassification it ironically goes back to a Obama executive order 13526 signed in 2009. This is why he used the phrase “for reasons of transparency” in his directive.

The EO details reasons for prohibiting classified documents.

Executive Order 13526 Sec 1.7 “Classification Prohibitions and Limitations.

(a) In no case shall information be classified, continue to be maintained as classified, or fail to be declassified in order to:

(1) conceal violations of law, inefficiency, or administrative error;

(2) prevent embarrassment to a person, organization, or agency;

(3) restrain competition; or

(4) prevent or delay the release of information that does not require protection in the interest of the national security.”

I say ironically because President Trump is able to use a Obama directive to unseal documents, which shows violations of law, which at the very least, will cause embarrassment to his administration.

The line from “Hamlet” hoist by his own petard seems to apply here quite well. Its literal meaning: the bombmaker blew himself up.

I don’t see Rosenstein being employed by the Justice Department much longer. Once the documents are released AG Sessions will fire him for cause. Taking the highly partisan politics out of the debate.

The FISA Executive Order may be President Trump’s insurance policy

Is the unredacted Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) report President Trump’s insurance policy?

We are told that DOJ’s Inspector General’s report on how the FISA court “rubber stamped” the spying on Trump campaign before and after the 2016 election. The release of the report, we are told, will incriminate many not only in the DOJ and by extension the FBI but also reaches into the Obama White House as well as the Clinton campaign.

I believe this is reason enough for the President to hold back announcing the signing to release all this information. I cite the recent rally in Montana last week where three individuals standing less than 20 feet from the president were removed by the Secret Service because of their questionable behavior and communications. Define “Sleep cells”.

How they were able to get that close to the President may be why Trump believes he needs an insurance policy. We are told that Blackwater founder and former Navy SEAL Erik Prince is working with the Secret Service to help secure the president, which speaks volumes from the standpoint of how secure Trump feels with his government provided security detail.

Perhaps the Secret Service has not been read in to the potential threat from the Deep State posed by the signed Executive Order being released or maybe the  White House has a sense that some within the Treasury Department have been compromised by the Deep State to look the other way in certain situations?

So in conclusion, we may not see the signed Executive Order that de-clas the FISA report  announced until the President feels that his and his family’s lives are well protected.

Below are some of the Q drops stating that the EO has been signed.

So in numerous postings we are told the Executive Order is signed to de-clas the DOJ’s IG report on FISA abuses, but the timing for the release is up to the President. Be safe.

On June 11th we are told in drop 1451:

There will be many redactions.

Why was the EO put on ice?

On June 10th we are told in drop 1441:

Failure per WH instruction / agreement.
DECLAS_Public[3]
EO dated_official
IG redactions [heavy+][remove]

On May 16 we are told in drop 1384:

EO unreleased.
Today was the precursor.
It must be requested ‘officially’ first, correct?
Q