258


Trump: The greatest conman in American history
By on November 15, 2020
share84 Share chat_bubble_outline Comment

Trump: The greatest conman in American history
Under Trump, America got conned again and again. MAGA hat wearers became themselves victims of Trump's con game.
Trump was swept to power in large part by white working-class voters who responded to his vow to restore the voices of forgotten people, ones drowned out by big business and Wall Street. While campaigning, Trump promised to fix the American democracy which he said was "broken". Yet his election seemed to be another result of a conspiracy by a single Power Elite that has been secretly manipulating events in their own selfish interest by deciding the life-and-death issues for the nation as a whole, leaving relatively minor matters for the middle level and almost nothing for the common person. His administration became the most corrupt in American history. Trump filled his transition team with some of the very sort of people who he had complained have too much clout in Washington: corporate consultants and lobbyists. Jeffrey Eisenach, a consultant who worked for years on behalf of Verizon and other telecommunications clients, was the head of the team that helped to pick staff members at the Federal Communications Commission. Michael Catanzaro, a lobbyist whose clients include Devon Energy and Encana Oil and Gas, held the "energy independence" portfolio. Michael Torrey, a lobbyist who run a firm that has earned millions of dollars helping food industry players such as the American Beverage Association and the dairy giant Dean Foods, helped set up the new team at the Department of Agriculture. His Secretary of State became big oil executive Rex Tillerson, a former CEO of ExxonMobil. A shipping heiress, Elaine Chao, Mitch McConnell's wife, run the Department of Transportation. A big pharma executive, Tom Price, run the Department of Health and Human Services. Andrew Wheeler, a coal lobbyist, run the Environmental Protection Agency. An oil lobbyist, David Bernhardt, run the Interior Department. Bernhardt focused on giving corporations greater access to natural lands and public resources. An investment banker with strong connections with Goldman Sachs, CIT Group, OneWest, Dune Capital Management, Paulson & Co, Steven Mnuchin, run the Treasury Department. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, had strong corporate connections with Raytheon, Aerospace Industries Association and the US Chamber of Commerce. Betsy DeVos, the daughter of a wealthy western Michigan industrialist, became Education Secretary. She is married to Amway heir Richard DeVos and is the sister of military contractor Erik Prince who owns Blackwater, a private mercenary company. Wilbur Ross, dubbed the "King of bankruptcy", an investor and businessman connected to the Rothschild family, chaired the Department of Commerce. How the Trump administration got America in trouble, the people he duped wouldn't see. They blindly pledged to follow him no matter what. Even after his trade wars affected his rural supporters most. And then came the coronavirus. Trump deliberately mishandled the pandemic, hoping it would deter people from turning out to vote, which would have worked in his favor to get re-elected. Unemployment hit above 10%. Over 11 million people became infected with the deadly virus. More than 250,000 people have died. Americans became polarized politically and are now at each other's throats. Kindness and mutual respect got tossed out the window. Guns proliferated on the streets. Trump told White supremacist groups to "stand back and stand by". Kids feared going safely to school. Unemployment benefits run out. People lost their homes because they couldn't pay their rent or mortgage. All this while his cronies in the swamp plundered away.

157

Too Much and Never Enough:
How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man, by Mary L. Trump

share84 chat_bubble_outline2

87

DRC MPs brawl again as president nears power struggle win
By on Dec 11, 2020
share32 chat_bubble_outline

58

Globe investigation: The Ford family's history with drug dealing
By on Dec 07, 2020
share15 chat_bubble_outline

316

Wisconsin Supreme Court declines to take up Trump lawsuit challenging election results
By on Dec 04, 2020
share81 chat_bubble_outline

86

Family employed by provincial government of Ontario perpetrated $11M COVID benefit fraud, according to civil claim
By on Nov 27, 2020
share23 chat_bubble_outline

258

Trump: The greatest conman in American history
By on Nov 15, 2020
share84 chat_bubble_outline

267

'Welcome back America!': Europe reacts to Biden winning US election
By on Nov 08, 2020
share52 chat_bubble_outline

285

Nana Mouskouri chante la vie dure des esclaves dans sa chanson "Mississippi blues"
By on Oct 12, 2020
share93 chat_bubble_outline1

275

WTO rules against Trump's trade war
By on Sep 20, 2020
share68 chat_bubble_outline1

352

The Republicans all knew Trump was a lying narcissistic religious bigot
By on Sep 02, 2020
share112 chat_bubble_outline

275

US mayors back bill of reparations for slavery to slave descendants.
By on Aug 27, 2020
share81 chat_bubble_outline

308

Many Covid19 patients died of blood clots.
By on Aug 26, 2020
share95 chat_bubble_outline1

253

Religion, esclavage, colonisation et racisme
By on Aug 22, 2020
share82 chat_bubble_outline

304

RWANDA L'éloge du sang, par Judi Rever
By on Aug 17, 2020
share84 chat_bubble_outline1

284

"We are the worst. We are the villains", parody song by Trump and his mob family
By on Aug 06, 2020
share91 chat_bubble_outline1

264

Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi reshuffles the army and the judiciary amid a political crisis
By on Jul 21, 2020
share86 chat_bubble_outline1

282

Derek Chauvin drew scrutiny long before the murder of George Floyd.
By on Jul 21, 2020
share64 chat_bubble_outline

148

Les projets de loi Minaku et Sakata sont une attaque à la démocratie au Congo RDC
By on Jul 08, 2020
share36 chat_bubble_outline

84

DRC Congo Covid-19 task force on strike over unpaid wages
By on Jul 06, 2020
share31 chat_bubble_outline

206

The Fed reveals which companies make its corporate-bonds shopping list
By on Jul 05, 2020
share74 chat_bubble_outline

193

Trump's calls with world leaders are so bad advisors consider him a high national security risk.
By on Jul 05, 2020
share63 chat_bubble_outline
12345
Sign up for our newsletter


TOP
Trump: The greatest conman in American history

Global Liberal Blog
©Apr, 2020 - Jun, 2021. gloliblo.com
All rights reserved.