Jeff Flake personifies the Trump phenomenon & update

Nearly every explanation of the unanticipated rise of Donald Trump’s presidential bid begins with the same meme: “The American people are angry.“

It’s true. We have ample reason to believe our concerns are not heard by those we toil to elect. Their campaign promises are all too often forgotten once they reach the banks of the Potomac, and their actions thousands of miles away, simply don’t belong on our radar. Pressure being exerted by Republicrat Sen. Jeff Flake on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote this month to confirm Barack Obama’s pick to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, stands as a first-rate example.

Flake, Obama’s point man on normalizing relations with the communist regime of Cuba, wants to expedite the nomination of Roberta Jacobson, Obama’s facilitator of the deal. In a 2015 ABC interview, Jacobson addresses concerns about human rights abuses in the island nation 90 miles off our shore by saying, “When we talk about profound differences on human rights I don’t know that I see that as an issue that gets fixed, certainly not in the near term,” Jacobson said. “We have no illusions about this government. We would certainly like to see a major improvement in human rights, but we don’t necessarily expect that will happen right away.”

On this issue, Flake even disagrees with his former Gang of Eight amnesty compadre Marco Rubio, who opposes the confirmation of Jacobson. Rubio’s parents fled the repressive Cuban dictatorship. The Castro’s have made numerous demands on the U.S. which are summarized in H.R.274. The way it works, Communist Cuba gets all it asks for and we get normalized relations with a brutal regime now magically removed from the State Department list of sponsors of terrorism.

Swell.

Still, the appropriately named Flake said that ending the year without an ambassador in place is “unfathomable,” a possibility that led him to urge McConnell to force a vote over Rubio’s objections. Flake argued it’s vitally important that the United States has a partner in Mexico on immigration, national security and trade, and a well-qualified ambassador is a key element for maintaining those partnerships.

“We need her [Jacobson] in this post … it’s crunch time now. Once you get into the next year it’s easier to just put them on hold” until the next president assumes office in 2017.”

What’s the problem with that, Jeff?

Remember this scenario (video) the next time the “rage” of American citizens is raised. Jeff Flake’s picture should be featured beside the word in the dictionary. 

Update-tag

March 8. 2016:

The synchronized, like thinking, open borders clique who make up the mysterious but relentlessly lock step editorial board at the Periódico de la República de Arizona (Arizona Republic), pushed out another piece of deep reflection headlined: “We need an ambassador to Mexico.” The declarative statement is in the same league as your teenage son declaring, “I need a new car.” Saying it doesn’t make it so or guarantee it will happen.

The vapid piece attempts to sound lofty and supportive of maverickism as it extols “Arizona’s Sen. Jeff Flake for bucking partisan politics to get this vital post filled.” The editorial board, sounding suspiciously like telecommuting Tucson resident Linda Valdez, acknowledges Flake is supporting Marco Rubio for President, and concludes, ”[Flake} is rising above politics for the sake of international relations and Arizona’s best interests.”

Wanna buy a bridge, folks?

 

11 Responses to Jeff Flake personifies the Trump phenomenon & update

  1. Rick says:

    Flake is another ahole whom we have to primary. He’s a prime example of the leftwing shift of the GOP that never ceases to offer any impediment to the Obama regime’s full-throttle engagement to transform our nation into a third world country. I gotta give credit to the Communists. They never give up do they?

  2. William Heuisler says:

    Flake wants to normalize relations with Cuba?
    Cuba is an island prison. Critics of the government, perceived enemies of the state, or those calling for basic human rights are imprisoned without due process, many beaten, even killed. Cuban power elite are the Castro families, party chieftains and army leaders. The Cuban economy has not changed since the collapse of the USSR. Unchecked by media or Congress, the Cuban elite enjoy rich salaries, vacations overseas, yachts, Internet access, beach compounds and satellite dishes to see U.S. movies.
    The Cuban Government apparatus routinely expropriates assets of foreign investors, controls everything of value, including hotels, banks, the sugar industry, and all resorts.
    Accepting Obama’s normalization is accepting inhuman tyranny.
    According to Amnesty International, Vietnam has a population of 92 million people and about 70 political prisoners. Cuba has a population of 11 million people and over 8,000 political prisoners).
    http://www.amnesty.org/en/news/viet-nam-prisoners-conscience-released-dozens-remain-jailed-2014-04-14
    Flake apparently doesn’t care. How do we elect such people?

    • Patriot Dad says:

      You ask, how do we elect such people? I’ll give you my best answer. Parents turn their children over to government schools run by liberals who begin indoctrinating them with mega doses of leftwing thought from kindergarten on. The brainwashing is intensified throughout their college years. Kindergartners are taught about same sex couples as the norm. Global warming, white oppression of minorities and recycling have replaced studies of American History and Western Civilization. Revisionist history is in full swing with the Founders getting short shrift. Cursive and geography are gone. Ask a teenager about the US Constitution, Declaration and Bill of Rights. It’s a good bet you’ll be stunned at their lack of knowledge. Ask them about Capitalism, Socialism and Communist systems. Their appalling lack of basic knowledge explains why so many college students are supporting Socialist Bernie Sanders for President. He’s promising them tuition free university schooling. Mothers arrange “Play dates” for their toddlers rather than interact with them. Athletics have superseded education. Do your kids or grand kids read books or are they on their electronic devices? These mindless kids, instilled with liberalism at school can’t be educated voters. How can they value the liberty they enjoy when they have no idea how superior our system of government is? They are taught relativism in school so they see nothing better about America than Communist Cuba. We are losing our country without a shot being fired.

  3. East Valley Conservative says:

    Jeff Flake says Mexico has opened a trade office in Arizona. Would that be the DES office where illegals sign up for benefits Arizona taxpayers fund?

  4. Longtime GOP PC says:

    Notice the Senate Chamber in the first brief moment of the video. Jeff the Flake is speechifyin’ to an EMPTY Senate. To use his pal Mitt Romney’s words, his guy is a Class A “phony and a fraud.”

  5. Matt DeGennaro says:

    Check out the State Department’s Fact Sheet on Cuba. This is since Cuba was removed from the fed’s terror watch list. Amazing double talk even from this administration.
    http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2886.htm

  6. Conservative Since Birth says:

    Time for this older piece of information again: See “Who Benefits” at the bottom.

    Oligarchy – a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.

    America’s New Oligarchs

    In the 2012 election, 0.01 percent of the population—a mere 31,385 people—were responsible for 28 percent of all disclosed political contributions to federal candidates, party committees, congressional campaign committees’ PACs and super PACs, according to an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation. Not a single congressional candidate was elected without a contribution from one of these 31,385 individuals, whose minimum donation was $13,054 and median was $26,584—about half of what an average American household makes in an entire year.

    Companies
    The top represented employers among the 0.01 percent were:
    1. Goldman Sachs: 85 donors
    2. Blackstone: 49
    3. Kirkland and Ellis: 40
    4. Morgan Stanley: 38
    5. Comcast: 37
    6. Akin Gump: 36
    7. Google: 33
    8. Harvard University: 33
    9. Microsoft: 31
    10. Podesta Group: 30

    Cities
    The most represented cities were:
    1. New York: 2,259 donors
    2. Washington, D.C.: 814
    3. Houston: 664
    4. Chicago: 603
    5. Los Angeles: 598
    6. Dallas: 507
    7. San Francisco: 498
    8. Boston: 266
    9. Atlanta: 262
    10. Greenwich, Conn.: 240

    Who Benefits?
    The members of Congress who received the greatest portion of their funding from the 0.01 percent, in order, were:
    1. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)
    2. Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas)
    3. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)
    4. Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.)
    5. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.)
    6. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) *****************Why is he so highly sought after by the uber-rich?
    7. Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.)
    8. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.)
    9. Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.)
    10. Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio)

    It might be prudent to have an in-depth background check done on Jeff Flake. He’s either a leftist Democrat or something worse judging by the areas he is immersed in alongside Obama.

    • Kimball says:

      Fascinating, and much appreciated, content here.
      I’ve read about Jeff Flake’s exceedingly questionable past when he was lobbying for a uranium mining company in the African country of Namibia. The company had ties to Iran!! He had originally gone to Namibia as a missionary with the Mormon church.
      Flake was a libertarian before running as a Republican, since he knew libertarians don’t get elected.

  7. Terry Dudas says:

    Let’s get rid of McCain first. Then, we must get McFlake off our backs.

    Go- Kelly Ward!

    • Army Of One says:

      Ditto to that!! McCain is the king of double-dealing and the emporor of deceit. What a joy it would be to see him toppled. An appropriate birthday gift for the octagenarian who is unable to relinquish power.

  8. Doc says:

    …anybody ever see “The Rainmaker”? There’s a line in it that fits BOTH of our ?senators?…

    “You must be stupid, stupid, stupid.”

    86 th’ 80 year old…& his boot-lickin’ liar too!