December 14, 2016

Russia “hacked the election” for Trump? What does that even mean?

Ezra LevantRebel Commander Ezra Levant
 

So the new talking point by the mainstream media is that Russia “hacked the election” to make sure Trump won.

There’s no allegation that the voting machines were hacked — and if there were, the recounts proved that false.

No, by "hacking," some people mean those damning Democratic Party e-mails from Wikileaks, but there is no evidence that Russia or anyone else leaked those e-mails. Julian Assange of Wikileaks says the real source was a disgusted Democratic insider disgusted.

So is that all they mean by “hacking” — that we were accidentally allowed to see the real Hillary Clinton?

Until about five minutes ago, the Democrats and the media loved Putin and Russia. Remember when Obama mocked Mitt Romney for saying Vladimir Putin was a threat?

Look, I’m no fan of Putin. I like the fact that he takes on Islamic State terrorists, but that’s it.

But no, Russia didn’t “hack the election.”

That doesn’t even make sense in English.

I don’t think those gossipy WikiLeaks emails turned Michigan, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Ohio and Florida for Trump. I think those veters want jobs, and a leader who will stand up for America.

And you know what else?

It's not scientifically possible for Trump to be more submissive to Putin than Clinton and Obama have been already.

Tonight's guests and I talk about job-killing carbon taxes: 

Lorrie Goldstein critiques Justin Trudeau's national carbon tax plan, and John Gormley says Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall shouldn't budge in opposing it.

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commented 2016-12-18 13:35:09 -0500
The victory of Donald Trump – this was the finger of God. Let me remind here a fragment of an ancient vision: “And [the king of the north] will go back (to) his land with great wealth [1945. This detail indicated that Hitler will attack also the Soviet Union and will fight to the bitter end. In the beginning there were no signs of such the ending of this war]; and his heart (will be) against the holy covenant [hostility towards Christians. Soviet Union introduced state atheism]; and will act [it means activity in the international arena]; and turned back to his own land [1991-1993. The collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact. Russian troops returned to their country]. At the appointed time [he] will return back.” (Daniel 11:28, 29a) The return of Russia in this context means the breakup of the European Union and NATO. Many countries of the former Eastern block will reconcile with Russia. Such is the plan of God. It is no coincidence that Barack Obama wins presidency in 2008 and 2012. God in this way has secured us against a premature world war. The first should be the return of Russia, and then the war, and not vice versa. (Daniel 11:29,30; Matthew 24:7; Revelation 6:4; cf. Jeremiah 1:12) The victory of Donald Trump also is not accidental. There is hope for improvement in Russian-American relations. The world will be safer, at least for a moment.

In 1882 British troops occupied Egypt. Great Britain then took the role of “the king of the south”. Around the same time, Russia expanded its influence in the region, which previously belonged to Seleucus I Nicator, and took the role of “the king of the north”. (Daniel 11:27)

All the details of this vision are being fulfilled from the time of ancient Persia, in chronological order. It is true that this vision is variously interpreted. As one can see, it has a lot of details. Therefore the insightful person is able to detect any error or sophistry. (Daniel 12:10)
commented 2016-12-16 16:17:15 -0500
They are going to try to rob him, he just might be the last US (as we know it) President, Shit is gonna happen in the good ol’ USA if things go that way, then which way do you think that shit is gonna roll?
commented 2016-12-15 18:12:16 -0500
You guys have got to get your vids fixed. They just stop and wont refresh until I fast forward. It is the only site that does it to me so it isn’t my pc.
commented 2016-12-15 14:39:16 -0500
Paul, you are so correct. The left pulled every trick in the book.

What killed Clinton was her over confidence…especially in the polls. Clearly too many Orange County voters were in those polls. Yes, Clinton did win the popular vote, mostly by an additional 2.5 million voters in….California.

She didn’t need those votes to come from California – they were in a sense wasted votes.

Donald beat her in the US outside of California by about 500,000 votes. She didn’t spend a day in Michigan or Wisconsin, and certainly though PA was also in the bag. She made a huge strategic error – thank you Hillary for that. He comments about destroying coal jobs probably started the bleeding in PA – which she totally failed to see because she believed the left’s own BS polling.
commented 2016-12-15 14:31:42 -0500
Ron you are right. It is a narrative they hope gains traction via repetition. Saul Alinsky all the way.

Ezra, indeed, Russians were friends of the White House…until some time in October. Democrats didn’t like that Assad was killing Al Queda and ISIS in Aleppo, so were hell bent going to Defcon 4 to intercept Russia in a no fly zone. That’s when Russia became the enemy.
commented 2016-12-15 13:57:08 -0500
Ezra,
You laughed a BIT at that Taiwanese satire video? I almost pi@#ed myself! Brilliant!
commented 2016-12-15 13:18:49 -0500
Jay back to your cave.You are such a twit.You can’t be for real.
commented 2016-12-15 13:03:43 -0500
- The Democrats got caught flat footed. They believed their own BS & thought they had stolen the election. When they lost they launched a multipronged attack that has failed on every front so far. The mass unrest failed – they couldn’t hide the fact that these were rent-a-goons (advertisements showed up on Cragslist for protesters, large numbers of busses were spotted near protest areas, etc.). Jill Steins’ recount effort failed – the intension was to delay the electors from voting from those states past the Monday deadline & ensure Trump didn’t get the 270 needed electoral votes. The intimidation campaign against other electors seems to have failed as well – there are to many of then to turn at this point. Now they’re doubling down on the “Russian hackers” garbage & feeding it to the few people in America left that have any trust in the mainstream fake news media (surveys showed that only about 6% of Americans trusted them before the election. I imagine that number is close to zero at this point.) People need to stay alert to what’s going on here. We have people who are desperate to hold onto power no mater what the cost. They don’t care if the world burns as long as they get to rule over the smoldering ruins.

- I disagree with Lorrie Goldstein. Trudeau is an idiot. As a figurehead he may have smart people pulling his strings but you can see whenever he goes off script he’s clueless. Funny how these political types & their cronies all have foundations & those foundations always seem to fill up with foreign donations when they get access to power.

- Only disgusting political hacks & the completely indoctrinated buy into the “benefits” of a carbon tax at this point. Even those who buy into man made global warming must be able to see that this tax grab will do nothing to change it in any way.

Was it wrong for me to laugh at that Taiwanese video? Because I did. Still am.
commented 2016-12-15 12:38:25 -0500
The truth is Hell hath no fury like a first woman president scorned. It serves them right though as no one has mastered the art of race and gender bating than the liberals.
commented 2016-12-15 12:32:34 -0500
Doesn’t the U.S. hack their enemies? Their friends? Their own people? Do they not try to influence other countries and say encourage the Arab spring which has not fared so well for anybody? So odd that after the election is over they suddenly are concerned about the red scare and trying to play the take the moral high ground.
commented 2016-12-15 12:23:58 -0500
If the MSM had done it’s job, the Wikileaks would have been old news.
commented 2016-12-15 12:19:29 -0500
What the MSM is really outraged about is that someone did their job for them by informing the general public about the truth behind the Clinton campaign and the Clinton Foundation before the election. It is clear that the MSM went to great lengths gloss over the Clinton capers.
commented 2016-12-15 10:03:17 -0500
If anyone needs a lesson in how to identify an absolute left wing lunatic just check out the interview Neil Cavuto had with Nancy Pelosi’s daughter Christine Pelosi. Proof that the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree and that mental disorders are hereditary.
commented 2016-12-15 09:36:22 -0500
I wish I had a Brad Wall here in my isolated province.
commented 2016-12-15 08:59:53 -0500
What does it mean that Russia hacked the American Election? It means anything and everything to those who believe America is the smartest, most powerful, most significant superpower in the world.
commented 2016-12-15 08:57:25 -0500
LIZA ROSIE, “Brad Wall is the only sane voice in Canada. Brad Wall is the only grown up, the only one who has any common sense and who can connect the dots”. While it is true that along with the Premier of Manitoba he is standing up against Trudeau’s carbon tax and that is a sane thing to do, the only one who has connected the dots (the so-called ‘science’ is a sham) and dismisses the notion of man-made climate change is CPC leadership candidate Brad Trost. In an interview, Wall said that he wasn’t opposed to a carbon tax, but just that the time wasn’t right. According to Trost’s dismissal of this hoax, the time would never be right.
commented 2016-12-15 08:41:27 -0500
I wonder if the electoral college understands they are being manipulated by left wing fanatics. Will they buy into the pandering and ignore the will of the people. I guess time will give us the answer.
commented 2016-12-15 03:05:27 -0500
The CIA has provided no proof of a face to the supposed Russian involvement. In any case, providing information on possible criminal activity is hardly interfering with the election. The fact that the media did not follow up on the information is quite enlightening.

On Syria; Russia is ending the was there and will restore order. If it was up to Obama it would be an ISIS state by now.

On Ukraine; Obama set the fuse there by engineering the overthrow of a democratically elected president.

Then there is Canada; Trudeau is trying his hardest to copy the influenced peddling of the Clintons. Let us be clear, the pipeline approvals were at the ‘request’ of the Chinese. There is no way our anti carbon based fuels Justine would have done this on his own. I’m sure Butts is having a meltdown in his office. Pay to Play in evidence. By the way, Trudeau is stupid but we were more stupid for electing him (insanity).

Trump will bring to the States a period of peace and prosperity not seen in recent history. Canada will be dragged along screaming and crying even with our job killing policies. Our dollar the canary in the coal mine regarding our economy. If we want a stronger dollar we need to become efficient but is is not the socialists way as we want government to create jobs and not business.

Taiwan rules!
commented 2016-12-15 02:40:24 -0500
Assertions coming from Notley and Trudeau that the Line 3 and Kinder Morgan approvals prove “social license” was earned by their carbon tax scheme are pure nonsense. Surely both of them are aware that neither project involves the establishment of a right of way that did not already exist. Were they ever publicly asked to speculate about the political consequences that would have resulted if these refurbishment projects had been rejected? I’ll bet everybody at the CBC was instructed to stay far, far away from that question.
commented 2016-12-15 02:15:01 -0500
In the USA forty people from the Electoral College have refused to vote on the Election Results until the CIA has done a complete enquiry into the alleged Russian Hacking incident. This, of course will hold up proceedings for Trump’s Inauguration and if it goes past the set date, that’s it. There will have to be another Election.

The Clinton Gang have started to play Hard Ball.

I can see Civil War looming, in the near future.
commented 2016-12-15 01:41:03 -0500
Jobs are increasing, the stock market keeps going up, price of oil is up and they still want Hillary back. After Trump is inaugurated and the carbon tax kicks in, watch for the biggest brain drain from here south in the history of this country.
commented 2016-12-15 01:28:14 -0500
Jay Kelly what evidence? Oh yeah the BS you and the left make up in your pea brains.
Putin laughed at Obama and crossed 4 of his lines, it is not like he was going to be scared of a corrupt old hag.
commented 2016-12-15 01:15:14 -0500
So I flipped on the CBC lying propaganda machine just for a few seconds to see what kind of left wing lying propaganda they were puking out yesterday . The National, anchored by the iconic Minister of Lies and Propaganda , Peter Mansbridge was doing the puking. He was going on about how much money Donald Trump had already made for himself because of his Trump company and the election campaign. Straight bullshit with zero evidence to back up his filthy lies and “Fake News”. This was on the day that the world found out about the millions of dollars it cost the American tax payers for the unnecessary recount in Wisconsin scammed by the Green Party and the loads of money she raised for her party because of the scam. Not one mention of this by the Minister of Lies and Propaganda , Peter Mansbridge. There no real journalists left in Canada save for the ones at the Rebel. The rest are Left wing , bare faced liars.
commented 2016-12-15 00:38:43 -0500
‘Wrong’ was meant for Jay. ‘Right on’ is meant for Morley’s post.
commented 2016-12-15 00:35:28 -0500
Brad Wall is the only sane voice in Canada. Brad Wall is the only grown up, the only one who has any common sense and who can connect the dots. The rest of them have their heads up Justins derriere and are now brain dead from the lack of oxygen. Brad is a lone voice for now, but the tide is turning. No wonder they all hate and ridicule Brad Wall. He is a threat because he makes sense to sensible people.
If Justin goes through with a federal carbon tax, it will be his death. (for you easily triggered that is not a death threat)
commented 2016-12-15 00:17:17 -0500
Wrong. The evidence that Russia had anything to do with it is anything but overwhelming. Trump would have won regardless of those leaks. She has been a crook for years, and people got sick of it.
The time was ripe for change in Washington, the electorate sick of the corruption. That is why Trump won. There is no evidence Jay, only gossip and unsubstantiated sources.
The conservatives in the United States have decided Jay, it’s only the democrats and the old guard republicans who may lose their cushy gig who are having a problem.
commented 2016-12-15 00:14:09 -0500
It is so sad that the Democrats are Such Sore Losers. The MSM and Hillary thought they had it built. People have had enough of Political Correctness, Corruption and MSM playing the role as Campaigners for their favorite Democrat. They tried every dirty trick in the book and finally the voters figured it out, their gig is up. They still haven’t and won’t give up. Now we have the Russian hacking scam. Russia may have hacked in because Hillary Clinton made it easy for them, with all her emails on her unsecured computers and servers. They can’t blame anyone but themselves. People got sick of the BS on MSM and Hillary let Russia have first crack at her emails. She lost, they lost and they just can’t believe it, so now how much more corruption will they use, or lies can they spread to ruin Donald Trump. Every one of their dirty tricks has failed.
I bet a guy $200 bucks that Donald Trump would win and become President, this bet was made when he still hadn’t won to represent the Republicans. Now Trump will be President and was it ever fun to go collect my $200 bucks. The odds weren’t great when the bet was made. He paid up and can’t believe he lost either. How could that happen? The US would be out of dept if someone would have Bet the Total US Dept in Trump Winning. I’m sure there would have been lots willing to go for it at the time. More sad people would be crying if this Bet had taken place.
commented 2016-12-14 23:52:02 -0500
I think Conservatives in the United States will have to decide for themselves if Vladimir Putin and the Russian government sought to influence the recent election in the United States.

The evidence is overwhelming that Russia did all it could, and spent millions, to effect the election.

Donald Trump obviously does not mind. He got elected.

Republicans and nationalists are all upset that their “nation” was hacked by the guy they love.
commented 2016-12-14 23:14:29 -0500
“Russia “hacked the election” is equivalent to “the dog ate my breakfast”.
Ron exactly!