President Trump Declares NYT Rex Tillerson Report: Deep State “Fake News”…

Yesterday we pointed out the reasons why the New York Times was making up ridiculous claims about President Trump replacing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson – SEE HERE

If you are paying attention to the comprehensive Trump Doctrine you can specifically see how President Trump and T-Rex are an incredible partnership. [The swamp hates that.]

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Additionally, if you expand the Trump/Tillerson geopolitical strategy circle of administration officials to include: U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, you really begin to see the most effective foreign policy team we have ever seen.

The Trump Doctrine is a brilliant geopolitical strategy of using economics to create national security outcomes favorable to the U.S., without having to use blood to achieve results.  The effectiveness of the approach embarrasses decades of professional diplomats who have been incapable of achieving results as purposeful as President Trump.

It’s both the pride and jealousy of lesser effective people that forms the basis of their antagonism toward President Trump and Secretary Tillerson.

To fully conceptualize the strategic policies of the Trump Doctrine in action it’s useful to see the fuller scope of everything. Action does not happen in a vacuum.  In the multidimensional economic-security approach, all of the economic cabinet officials play a critical role especially Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.

As an example, the sanctions against Venezuela, while targeted, are only one small outcropping of a much larger geopolitical strategy that U.S. President Trump initiated for the past ten months with jaw-dropping success:

From OPEC (Saudi Summit) to the EU and Baltic States (Poland Pre-G20); to North African energy development via President Macron (Libya and Mali); to walking away from the Paris Climate agreement; to discussions with Theresa May on a bilateral trade deal; to massive shipments of coal to U.K. and France; to closing a deal to deliver Ireland massive amounts of Texas LNG; to our own internal U.S. energy production policy with pipelines, Oil, Coal and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) etc.

President Trump has used all of those “allied” relationships to lower global energy prices.

The bigger part of the ‘big-missed-picture‘ was how that energy strategy impacted adversaries like Russia, Iran, China and more recently Venezuela; while simultaneously supporting the larger America-First economic and geopolitical goals.

President Trump thinks seriously long-term, and really BIG picture.

Global energy, mostly oil, fuels the expansionist and interventionist structure that builds the very foundation of our geopolitical adversaries’ ability to continue their global influence. Diminish the value of oil and Donald Trump puts the squeeze on the financial resources of those nations dependent on energy as income.

Most of our current geopolitical adversaries Russia, Iran and Venezuela are dependent on high energy prices. Secondly, the downstream economic adversaries are dependent on high energy prices to maintain their economic position and alliances. As examples: China (as a geopolitical influence agent), and Mexico (as a NAFTA trade parasite), hold adverse interests to the U.S. on trade.

President Trump, by pressuring global energy prices downward, has fractured the ability of energy producing nations to influence their own geopolitical strategy. Trump has diminished their most powerful tool.

As a consequence, economic adversaries like China are put into a position of having to spend more money, directly, to aid their allies and to maintain their influence.

Think about how much financial strain is on China currently.  North Korea is entirely financially dependent on China; Pakistan is financially dependent on China’s continued investment; Mexico is financially dependent on Chinese investment; Venezuela is dependent on Chinese loans and oil purchases; etc., etc. the list goes on.   The Trump Doctrine is confronting these relationships through economics.  Each of these relationships is bleeding out money from China.

Conversely, on the income side of China’s ledgers, they are dependent on manufacturing and trade to keep their revenue stream viable.  The Trump Doctrine of renegotiated trade relationships is also confronting China on the revenue side.  China needs our market to sell their goods; China is dependent on access to the U.S. $20 trillion trade market.

See the squeeze?

The Trump Doctrine of using economic strategy is forcing China to spend more and yet simultaneously they are facing less income.   And remember, as a combined result of their dependency on international trade and a trade surplus with the U.S., China’s central bank vault holds “dollars”.

China’s #1 threat, if you want to call it that, would be to dump dollars to retaliate against what President Trump is doing.  However, if the value of the dollar drops, China has less value in their vault, and a lower dollar actually helps our exports.

It’s a three way geopolitical and financial squeeze.

Now, back to Venezuela – The United States was the only remaining cash purchaser of Venezuela oil.  Both China and Russia purchase Maduro’s oil, however their current purchases are/were all made as offsets, repayments, for prior loans.  It doesn’t generate additional revenue for Maduro if China and Russia do purchase more oil, it only pays down the Venezuelan debt.

♦When the threat is Sunni Extremism, the problem was/is the Muslim Brotherhood and the enabling of Qatar. Trump assigned responsibility for solving that issue to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council. It is the GCC who are confronting Qatar, not the United States.

♦When the threat is Syria’s chemical weapon, the problem was/is the Assad regime and ISIS. Trump assigned responsibility for solving that issue to Russia; Russia initially refused to solve it, so Trump bombed the shit out of Assad – Russia/Assad took ownership, the chemical weapon use stopped; further action was not needed by the United States.

♦When the threat is DPRK’s nuclear weapons, the problem was/is Kim Jong-un and the enabling China. Trump assigned responsibility for solving that immediate threat to China. It was Beijing who is working to get Kim Jong-un to stand down. Not just the United States.

 

 

 

 

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128 Responses to President Trump Declares NYT Rex Tillerson Report: Deep State “Fake News”…

  1. 4sure says:

    Tillerson is the best SOS this country has had in the past 50 yrs. All the rest have been political hacks. Tillerson is a professional business man, and not part of the swamp. That’s why the SOS lazy blast tards hate him. He knows they are useless and they know he knows they are useless.

    Liked by 47 people

    • Lunatic Fringe, Phd. [undocumented] says:

      Agreed. That guy has really won me over. I’ll admit my first reaction was “oil guy?” but damn he’s grown on me.

      Liked by 8 people

      • MIKE says:

        I could say the same about Nikki Haley.

        Liked by 5 people

        • Deborah @UnTamedInSD says:

          she has been a pleasant surprise – still got a eye on her though
          hard to move past her little marco open borders/do nothing rubio pick for president.

          Liked by 9 people

          • Curry Worsham says:

            Trump wins ’em over.

            Liked by 5 people

            • Carrie2 says:

              Curry, Trump knows how to pick the people he needs to MAGA and they have all been stunning, forthcoming, and state facts in an easy and clear manner with no gobbledygook and looking you straight in the eye. Now, we need the rest of his appointees approved NOW! and that way he and we can MAGA sooner.

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            • BigMamaTEA says:

              Curry, I think more than Trump wins them over,……..he is putting them in positions where they are blossoming into what they are now.

              The sign of a good manager is to someone who is able to spot qualities in employees (ie Dept Heads) that place them in an area, where their (HALEY, T-Rex, Mulvaney, etc.) real strengths can blossom. Trump spotted or knew of qualities during their vetting, that would be beneficial to his plan.

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          • Kaco says:

            You know who’s been a bigger pleasant surprise? Mick Mulvaney.

            Liked by 9 people

            • Deborah @UnTamedInSD says:

              I honestly didn’t know anything about him prior, but i am extremely happy with him

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              • Kaco says:

                I didn’t either, Deborah, but I had caught up quick and there were warnings on how he was. So glad, he seems sincere, too. Maybe finally free to do the things he really wanted to do instead of being sucked into the GOPe’s agenda.

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        • At first, I thought it was merely a good way to get her out of SC and put a better partner in charge of that state. I still think that was part of the move and intelligent in its own right but, as a truly welcome surprise, it appears that Nikki not only has “a pair”, they seem to be quite impressive. She has “delivered the goods” several times already and I have great hopes that she will continue to do so.

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      • Sayit2016 says:

        The” Oil guy” with relationships all over the globe especially with the countries we now have leverage over ; ) Tillerson is a steady hand at the wheel and it shows…

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    • SharonKinDC says:

      Less than 50 years. George Schultz under Reagan was very good.

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    • ahem says:

      T-Rex is a rock star.

      The thing these lefty hacks don’t understand is that the best executives thrive on working with people they don’t necessarily agree with all the time. ‘Yes’ men are unimaginative cowards and useless to an organization. There’s a story about a CEO who called a meeting asking for input about a new plan, and when none of his execs voiced any opposition, adjourned the meeting until they were prepared to give honest criticism. That’s how the best leaders operate.

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    • Carrie2 says:

      4sure, and that is why the media is doing whatever it can to send out fake news time and again. Rex is a great businessman and knows what to do, and the State Dept. is showing it being made lean where necessary and so many have been sent to other parts of the State Dept. to work, or moved on. Lean and mean is what we all want, thank you.

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  2. Sylvia Avery says:

    And yet, DESPITE the WH saying it wasn’t true, the State Dept. saying the WH had called and assured them it wasn’t true, and Gen. Kelley tweeting it wasn’t true, it was reported as the absolute gospel all day long and even on my local NBC affiliate news last night.

    I kept saying, “I’ll believe it when PDJT says it is true, not before. Not gonna worry about it.”

    That is where we are. This was yesterday, today it was Brian Ross lying about Flynn and Muh Russia. Fake News. It’s everywhere.

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    • 4sure says:

      I don’t watch any of it. Lou Dobbs is my only source other than CTH. Don’t listen to any talk radio. It’s also pretty much useless.

      Liked by 13 people

      • sturmudgeon says:

        4sure: then you missed a great analysis of the Flynn thing by ‘talk radio’ (Rush).

        Liked by 4 people

        • breener says:

          Rush has become a national treasure and a steadfast champion of the president. He is brilliant . He is right almost 100% of the time and he know liberals like nobody else

          Liked by 3 people

      • I’ve found Buck Sexton and the Simone (sp?) guy worthy of a listen.

        Of late, Sean has been somewhat of a disappointment. His response to the Moore allegations was not acceptable to me.

        Beck alway surprises … and once in a while that is a good thing. But not often. Still, his counter-point to the others has a way of keeping them in focus.

        Rush is accurate, but slow … several times recently I’ve arrived at an analysis of events 2-3 days before Rush.

        It helps to work the problem and not have an ego to nurse. I also don’t smoke cigars, golf or run around the country a lot.

        Even if Alex was 100% correct and prescient, he’d still be too outrageous to take seriously.

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        • Albertus Magnus says:

          Your assessment is the same as mine except Glenn Beck is dead to me. I am a NEVER NEVERTrumper.

          Liked by 3 people

        • Christie says:

          Regarding Sean, I heartily agree. I love my husband dearly, but he has a huge blind spot when it comes to Hannity. I refuse now to remain in the room if he is watching Hannity. I think eventually hubby will come around, but I hope it’s sooner rather than later.

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    • auntiefran413 says:

      You and me both, Sylvia. FB has been alive with this garbage. Any time I saw it, I’d say “I;ll believe it when it comes from our President’s mouth!” The Gray Lady should be buried…and the sooner the better.

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    • georgiafl says:

      It’s not just Fake News – it’s deliberate narrative engineering, LIES & PROPAGANDA.

      Liked by 16 people

    • Covfefe-USA says:

      Operation Mockingbird.

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    • Remington..... says:

      Right on…Sylvia…Yesterday at the gym, all 60000000 TV’s were screaming Tillerson is gone. Come home, hear the same from the wife. ‘ To which I responded, when I hear it from PT, I’ll believe.

      BINGO…fake news….

      Today at the gym, it was wall to wall Flynn…Disgusting A+/=#!+/….Nothing that couldn’t be fixed with a couple well placed RPG’S

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    • Lack s not all says:

      The same fake news were reported all over the world. I heard the British TV reporting it as it had happened already

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  3. Kristin says:

    Do we say brilliant?
    Yessss!
    TY Sundance.

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  4. Good. Thank you, President Trump. Without your tweets half this country would never know what to believe.

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  5. wheatietoo says:

    Thank you, Mr. President!

    And thank you, Sundance…another great analysis of the situation.

    I wonder who originated this latest bit of fakery.
    It hit just as Obama is over in Asia, stirring up trouble.

    Liked by 18 people

  6. listingstarboard says:

    Deep State Psy-Ops against Deplorables today was off the charts–Tillerson, Flynn, Stock market–in overdrive–with Drudge and Breitbart playing their parts to perfection.

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  7. I honestly couldn’t think of any reasons Trump would fire Tillerson…he is a brilliant man who knows how to run a large organization and knows who the boss ultimately is. They may disagree on some things but I think that is a good thing as long as Tillerson knows who the boss is and he does. I think they make a great team.

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  8. positron1352 says:

    Obama in Asia? No class. Doesn’t understand the protocol that a former Pres. does not involve in policy of current admin. What a pity.

    Liked by 5 people

  9. H&HC 2nd-16th says:

    Didn’t Secretary Tillerson say he was only going to sign on for a year or two?

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  10. MIKE says:

    This is one of your best “wrap up” style posts since I started reading here. Thank you. Confirms what I’ve learned, and yes I see the squeeze. It’s like the man’s been planning it for 30 years. Wait, what?

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  11. sturmudgeon says:

    Sundance: I have read during the last couple of years that China has ‘stockpiled’ a whole lot of Gold. Is it likely that that fact (if true) would blunt some of the economic ‘dynamics’ that President Trump is enacting? (gold versus dollar)

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    • georgiafl says:

      Putin also bought 500 tons of gold to back Russia’s currency because the US was playing at devaluing the dollar (probably $0r0$ involved).

      Liked by 1 person

    • G. Combs says:

      Yes I did a lot of research into that a while back. The BRICS countries were all stock piling gold and agitating to get rid of the dollar as the world reserve currency.

      Headed for bed or I would look up my notes.

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    • jeans2nd says:

      Bit coin/blockchain.
      The dollar is still the world’s backup currency.
      Eventually China/Russia will play Nixon when the world starts demanding gold for yuan/ruble remuneration and, like Nixon, China/Russia will take out gold as the backer of their own currency.
      Bit coin/blockchain will take care of the rest.
      No worries.

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    • Sayit2016 says:

      Gold is used for a hedge against inflation….. China needs CASH.

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  12. keeler says:

    Yep.

    Media narrative (Trump disappointed in Tillerson, Tillerson thinks Trump is an idiot, etc) don’t square with foreign policy results (North Korea isolation via UN, successful Qatar embargo and Muslim Brotherhood crippling, Saudi leadership housecleaning, ISIS being impaled, China releasing shoplifting athletes, getting Otto Warmbier’s body returned, forcing NATO members to pay their stipulated defense spending, cleaning out the State Department, forcing Russia and Syria to focus on ISIS, and on and on and on).

    Fear is also a big motivator for the chattering gnats. Success derived from Team Trump’s alternative model of American leadership is an existential threat to the geopolitical constructs on which they justify their existence, by which they deploy their ideological agenda, and for which they have stored many, many Benghazi-type skeletons in their closets.

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  13. citizen817 says:

    This is why everyone against the President would love for him to stop tweeting.
    OTOH, without his communication to us, thru the use of Twitter, and other social platforms, we would never hear the truth.
    President Trump separates the facts from the fiction.

    Liked by 17 people

  14. John says:

    Random thoughts…..

    liberal smoke and mirrors grenades and bull chips barrage today…..code red.

    Parade out Sanders for an ” Uncle Bernie” talk to the American people (those dumb enough not to tune him out) about how the government and Uncle Bernie are good stewards of your money. When you see Bernie – think Hail Mary Pass…. so most likely

    Tax Reform is passing tonight…..perhaps a democrat or two that will come along…..

    Dear Bob Mueller – what is the purpose of an ambassador?

    All the protest money must be gone……liberals are terrible money managers.. I see no BLM or ANTIFA riots or protests lately. The whores apparently aren’t getting paid…

    Liked by 5 people

    • phoenixRising says:

      The TRUMP FBI is investigating Antifa and charging some people… the New Sheriff is causing some of these people to rethink if the few Soros $$ they get are worth a decade or more in prison.

      Liked by 2 people

  15. joeknuckles says:

    Trump tweet I’d like to see: Failed former president Obama needs to stop trying to undermine US foreign policy. He had 8 years to try it his way, but he FAILED miserably and left the world a terrible mess. I’m going to clean that mess up.

    Liked by 18 people

  16. kate says:

    Thank you Sundance for all of your true analysis, I try to read most of your articles because of the the intense scrunity of people and issues which you base your observations and you are correct with all.
    My husband asked me what I thought about Tillerson leaving the State Deptartment yesterday, and I thought back to all I have learned from your blogs that this could only be fake news because he was doing too good of a job. You are making me look smart or at least my husband thinks so.

    Liked by 14 people

  17. litlbit2 says:

    I really enjoy the explaining done by Sundance, it is a special treat that always seems to add a calming and sometime joyous strait forward thought. “Bomb the …..of”. Thanks so much, we are blessed.

    Liked by 3 people

  18. joeknuckles says:

    What we need is a new and improved DACA that we can all get behind:
    Deport All Criminal Aliens = DACA
    If they are here illegally, they are not immigrants, they are criminals.

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  19. alliwantissometruth says:

    Skimming the newspaper “The ChicagoMarxistTimes”, (SunTimes) one of the two MS Media papers in Chicago, I saw the same Tillerson “story”

    These “stories” are disbursed nationwide to all the MS Media outlets. It’s ridiculously obvious how these fake news organizations team up to form a narrative

    I just laughed when I saw it. The actors & actresses who make up the fake news theater are desperate. It’s actually embarrassing, at least to those who can be shamed

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  20. sargnickfury says:

    I sorta liked the bit about Cotton ….so that is rumor as well?

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  21. Carrie says:

    When the Ugly Old Hag (NYT) posted the T-Rex story yesterday, a co-worker came running up to me all giddy (she knows I’m a Libertarian/Trump supporter) saying Tillerson was going to be out in 2 wks with Pompeo taking over and Sen. Cotton going to the Clowns in America. I just started laughing and told her that wasn’t happening. That Tillerson wasn’t going anywhere and Pompeo certainly wouldn’t be taking over even if Tillerson did leave.
    The TDS is strong at my office. Things like the above happen every week, and when the predictions don’t come true I ask what happened with (insert any fake news story about Trump) and the subject is quickly changed.
    The winning never gets old I tell you.

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  22. ALEX says:

    Sadly that story is why I now tune out most of the news and go to a few sites like this that don’t do click-bait. There is literaly no news on news stations and I’ve been done with gossip radio for years for the most part.

    I will say I catch the six o’clock One America News and in thirty minutes get dozens of stories from all over world and their Trump coverage is always positive…

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  23. georgiafl says:

    The President has already moved on to bigger and far more exciting topics – this tweet is his snazziest yet!!!

    Liked by 7 people

  24. rsanchez1990 says:

    ABC and NYT are both competing very hard for President Trump’s FAKE NEWS TROPHY!

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  25. Minnie says:

    Mr. Trump is our duly, legally elected President – Of The People, By The People, For the People 🇺🇸🦁🇺🇸

    Thank you, Sundance, your breakdown is clearly understandable, particularly after a long and trying day.

    The extensive and concise analysis (heck, ALL of your analyses) is greatly appreciated.

    Treehouse rocks and that is why I visit CTH first thing each morning and last thing each evening (and numerous times in between).

    The information, your constant presence (God bless you), the admins and fellow Treepers are what makes our place the BEST on the net.

    🇺🇸Gratitude❤️Respect🇺🇸

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  26. A2 says:

    I posted this two days ago:

    “I just woke up and drinking a cup of coffee, perused the Presidential thread. Unbelievable. So I did a spin through the world news and there were hundreds of stories from Al Jazeera to the Ukraine repeating the NYT winner of the fiction award short story that had zero named sources. The only named sources were those people in the Administration debunking the claim.

    In my opinion, timing is everything. Sec Tillerson is scheduled for a big trip to reassure our allies in Europe and to begin the pushback against Russian aggression in Ukraine.

    This NYT story was to undermine his credibility worldwide by suggesting he does not have the trust and support of the President and therefore speaks for him in any negotiations. This is fifth columnist activity.”

    Today, perusing the international news, only a few papers are carrying the President’s comment above, exposing the NYT as a purveyor of concerted lies. I hope the foreign news agencies are more circumspect before relaying verbatim reports from that source. Now, the Chinese whispers are about Flynn, nary a retraction or correction to the Tillerson is ‘shamed’ and gone.

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    • yucki says:

      I hope the foreign news agencies are more circumspect before relaying verbatim reports from that source.

      They aren’t. I spend most of my time gagging over virtual transcriptions of our enemedia in various languages. They share the same forked-tongue.

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      • A2 says:

        True, but where may they get accurate information after a long established ‘authoritative’ legacy news from the US?

        It is problematic for them, but not excusable. This NYT crap-fest should put them on alert that unless verified, they need to vet the sources. This is difficult for the foreign press because of the overwhelming dominance of the legacy media of the US. Some will continue to pass it on uncritical, because of political bias, or for those less biased. no recourse to factual information that may refute it.

        This is where I draw the line. CNN has world wide access to influence perceptions, always politicized, of what is happening in the US for world consumption (never use to be like that, changed after 2008). This must end. It is akin to RT, Al Jezeera, and other news agencies ostensibly delivering ‘news’ with an agenda.

        Unless things change, this MO will continue.

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  27. Johnny Bravo says:

    Sundance doesn’t jump in, speculate or wet his pants trying to lead a story.

    Hare and tortoise come to mind. He is methodical, considered, patient and logical – wow, I wish I was like that😂

    When an unbelievable story gets pushed out inro the world (like this one), I wait for the CTH response. If no response from SD, then the narrative is obviously irrelevant. OTOH, If SD picks up on it, It’s like an old friend providing gentle perspective and advice, invaluable.

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  28. Sunshine says:

    I can think anymore of anything.
    I am so fed up with all these horrible fake stories and all these people that are allowed to publish them without consequences. End of the story.
    The only source I trust is HERE – CTH, aka Sundance.
    THANK YOU Sundance, that’s all I can say.

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  29. georgiafl says:

    The Fake News outlets want to report anything but President Trumps great achievements:

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  30. Kaco says:

    Thanks for all your articles and analysis, Sundance, we all rely on you. God Bless. I know I feel more at ease now, though I knew it was probably fake, it still gives me a start just seeing the headline on Fox.

    Sec. Tillerson still has a lot to clean up at the State Dept. as well.

    Does anyone know what areas of disagreement he has with Sec. Tillerson that Pres Trump is referring to?

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  31. millwright says:

    My local yellow rag, The Express-Times ( a Gannet paper, BTW ) bannered this story like its true today ( Friday ) ! But, like their parent, the Newark Star-Ledger , they lean so far left they have a small bend on the starboard cross tree to keep from capsizing !

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  32. treehouseron says:

    I’m glad he made the point that while they disagree, they work well together.

    That’s what I’ve been saying from the beginning, just because you disagree with somebody doesn’t mean you can’t work together.

    All these stories about how they don’t like each other, and how Rex said a bad word about him or called him an idiot or whatever miss that major point. In the high stakes world these two roll around in, your feelings of warmth towards a person you’re doing business with are almost irrelevant.

    The most important thing to ask about Rex is, is he competent? He CLEARLY is, which is why he still has a job. Even if all the fake news is true it has nothing to do with whether or not President Trump wants him to remain employed.

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  33. TwoLaine says:

    OR, as T-Rex would say, “I don’t play your games.”

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  34. The Trump Doctrine is a brilliant geopolitical strategy of using economics to create national security outcomes favorable to the U.S., without having to use blood to achieve results. The effectiveness of the approach embarrasses decades of professional diplomats who have been incapable of achieving results as purposeful as President Trump.

    In short…

    MAGA is kicking their Swamp asses!

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  35. jameswlee2014 says:

    Try this one. When Trump went to SA he brought Tillerson with him. At a joint press conference with the Saudi oil minister, the minister revealed that he and Tillerson were old friends, had been friends for decades:

    “Al-Jubeir said that if the Islamic world “begins to change the conversation from one of enmity to one of partnership with the United States” and vice-versa, the strengthened alliance will topple terrorist groups like ISIS.
    “We will have truly drowned [out] the voices of extremism and we will have drained the swamps in which extremism and terrorism emanates,” al-Jubeir said.”

    Yeah, you read it right, Saudi dude said he was going to “drain the swamp”. That is exactly what the new crown prince is doing. The Donald is awesome.

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  36. KPomeroy says:

    The article lists cabinet members, then adds: “you really begin to see the most effective foreign policy team we have ever seen.” Effective yes. But what effect is it having? Is it leading us toward US non-intervention? I’m afraid not. I run a website with the tagline “End US foreign intervention”. I think the US should respect the sovereignty of nations: Syria, Ukraine, Poland, Afghanistan and everywhere else.

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