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    Big Cracks Emerge in the Latest Hoax (Ep 1090)

    Laws like burglary restrictions don't impact law-abiding citizens, but gun laws can leave them defenseless and Harris's Twitter proposal infringes on First Amendment rights, emphasizing the importance of individual freedoms.

    enOctober 17, 2019

    About this Episode

    In this episode, I address the devastating testimony on the Hill which dismantled the latest liberal anti-Trump hoax. I also address the fallout from the Democrats’ disastrous CNN debate. Finally, I address explosive new revelations in the witch-hunt against Michael Flynn. News Picks:This reliable election model is really good news for the Trump campaign team.   Republicans finally take action against sleazy Adam Schiff.   Sleazy Adam Schiff’s Ukraine conspiracy theory continues to fall apart.   The DOJ obtained cell phones of this key player in the Spygate probe.    This key witness in the fake Ukraine scandal is telling the story the Democrats want.    Is Michael Bloomberg about to jump on the presidential race?   Copyright Dan Bongino All Rights Reserved. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    🔑 Key Takeaways

    • Democrats should fact-check before believing political hoaxes, as seen in the Ukraine and Democratic Party cases. Use a basic fact detector to avoid being misled.
    • Despite Democrats' claims, no evidence exists that Trump pressured Ukraine for Biden info in exchange for aid. Impeachment proceedings are political, not criminal trials.
    • Nancy Pelosi's justification for keeping impeachment process secret doesn't align with the Constitution as grand juries don't have the power to vote on indictments in the House of Representatives, and there's no precedent for conducting impeachment hearings in secret like a criminal trial.
    • Impeaching Trump could lead to humiliation, loss of seats, and a damaged reputation for Democrats.
    • Speaker advocates for Harry's Razors due to their essential shaving features and cost-effectiveness
    • Failure to disclose Brady material, potentially exonerating evidence, can undermine investigations and legal proceedings.
    • The DOJ's acquisition of Mifsud's cell phones and his subsequent communication with someone in the US casts doubt on his alleged role as a Russian agent and the legitimacy of the Russia probe.
    • Dan Bongino suspects a Western Intel operation, not Russians, orchestrated the Trump-Russia collusion hoax. He uses the case of Ms. Sood as an example, who was allegedly set up as a Russian agent but was actually a Western Intel tool.
    • Beto O'Rourke's gun confiscation proposal could lead to violent confrontations and is concerning given his potential presidential candidacy. Liberal ideology's shift towards tyranny-like stance on gun control is alarming.
    • Gun control laws may not stop criminals, but they can deter crime and make it harder for criminals to obtain weapons, ultimately reducing gun violence
    • Laws like burglary restrictions don't impact law-abiding citizens, but gun laws can leave them defenseless and Harris's Twitter proposal infringes on First Amendment rights, emphasizing the importance of individual freedoms.
    • Government regulations for social media could have unintended consequences. Political lies and endorsements were topics of debate, with criticism towards Biden for his son's dealings and Trudeau's past incidents. AOC's endorsement of Sanders could help or harm Biden. Biden's campaign struggles and tax increase questions were also discussed.
    • Despite journalist Jay Rosen's claims of intimidation, Dan Bongino and his audience remain supportive and committed to his podcast, with a goal of reaching 300,000 subscribers.

    📝 Podcast Summary

    Democrats and Hoaxes: A Susceptible Combination

    The host of the show, Dan Vongino, is addressing the collapsing hoaxes in politics, specifically those related to Ukraine and the Democratic Party. He questions why Democrats seem susceptible to such hoaxes and encourages them to use a basic fact detector. Vongino also promotes Helix Sleep, a mattress company, and shares positive experiences with their customized mattresses. He teases a funny call segment for the next show. Additionally, he discusses the US envoy to Ukraine, Kurt Volker, testifying on Capitol Hill regarding the Ukraine hoax, the latest replacement for the collusion and Mueller witch hunt hoaxes.

    Democrats' allegations against Trump debunked

    The Democrats' allegations against President Trump regarding pressuring Ukraine for information on Hunter Biden in exchange for military aid has been thoroughly debunked. The transcript of Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian president reveals no such suggestion was made. Adam Schiff and other Democrats have been promoting this narrative as part of their impeachment proceedings, but it has been discredited by those involved and investigators. The Democrats have been accused of trying to manipulate the public into believing these proceedings are a criminal trial, when in fact, impeachment is a political trial in the Senate. The Democrats' attempts to damage Trump's character through these allegations have been met with skepticism and criticism. The Ukraine issue is just the latest in a series of hoaxes and false narratives targeting Trump, following the collusion hoax and Mueller investigation.

    Misconceptions about Impeachment Process

    Nancy Pelosi's justification for keeping the impeachment process secret because it's like a grand jury doesn't hold up. Grand juries do indeed vote on indictments, but the House of Representatives does not have that power in an impeachment. Pelosi's claim that there's an impeachment in progress when no vote has been taken goes against the Constitution. Moreover, there's no precedent for conducting impeachment hearings in secret like a criminal trial. Pelosi's reluctance to hold a vote might be due to the potential for a loss on the floor, which could result in a significant political setback.

    Democrats face risks with impeachment

    If the Democrats move forward with impeaching President Trump, they could face significant consequences. If they fail to get the votes in the House, they may be seen as humiliated. But if they succeed, they could lose members in Congress who will have to explain their impeachment efforts to angry constituents. Additionally, even if they manage to get the votes in the Senate for a conviction, the chances are extremely low, and the Democrats could be left with a major defeat and a damaged reputation. The speaker also compared this situation to an "extinction level event" for the Democrats.

    Speaker endorses Harry's Razors for their durability, affordability, and high-quality blades

    The speaker strongly endorses Harry's razors for their durability, affordability, and high-quality blades. He emphasizes that Harry's has returned to the essentials of shaving without gimmicky add-ons and overpricing. The speaker also requests help from his audience to find an interview with Al Sharpton from 2004, where Sharpton was asked about what percentage of the federal tax load the rich should pay. The speaker intends to use this interview to highlight what he perceives as liberal misunderstanding of taxation. The speaker also uses the opportunity to promote Harry's razors, sharing his personal experience of their long-lasting quality.

    Importance of Brady material in Flynn case

    The legal case of Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, who was falsely accused and arrested during the Mueller investigation, highlights the importance of Brady material. Brady material refers to evidence that the government is required to disclose if it may exonerate the defendant. In Flynn's case, his new lawyer, Sidney Powell, is requesting Brady material related to Joseph Mifsud, an alleged Russian agent who had contact with George Papadopoulos from the Trump team. If Mifsud is not a Russian agent, it could potentially dismantle the entire premise of the investigation into Trump and his team. The case underscores the significance of exculpatory evidence and the government's obligation to disclose it.

    New Discovery of Mifsud's Cell Phones Raises Questions

    The DOJ's acquisition of cell phones belonging to Joseph Mifsud, a central figure in the origins of the Russian probe, raises questions about his alleged role as a Russian agent trying to work with the Trump team. If Mifsud was indeed a Russian agent, it's unlikely he would have handed over his cell phones to the DOJ. The fact that he did, and that he used them to communicate with someone in the US, suggests that something may not be as it seems. This discovery adds to the growing body of evidence indicating that the Russia hoax was a setup from the start.

    Dan Bongino's theory on Trump-Russia collusion hoax and Ms. Sood's role

    Dan Bongino, a conservative commentator, believes there was a collusion hoax against President Trump, but it wasn't orchestrated by the Russians. Instead, he suspects someone was targeting Trump and used the case of a woman named Ms. Sood as an example. He claims that Ms. Sood, who was previously believed to be a Russian agent, was actually a Western Intel tool used to set up the Trump team. Bongino has been attacked for this theory, which he calls a "solid source" and not a conspiracy theory. He also draws parallels between the alleged setup of Ms. Sood and the setup of Michael Flynn in 2015, which he believes was part of the same plot. Bongino is eager to see what information might be uncovered from phones related to these incidents. He also mentioned his sponsors, Zipper Cruder and ZipperKooter, and shared a success story of how ZipperKooter helped a business find qualified candidates for job openings.

    Beto O'Rourke's Gun Confiscation Proposal: Dangerous and Concerning

    During the recent presidential debate, Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke suggested confiscating firearms from those who refuse to turn them in. This proposal, if implemented, could lead to dangerous and violent confrontations between law enforcement and American citizens. O'Rourke's lack of understanding about the realities of violence and resistance to authority is concerning, especially given his position as a potential presidential candidate. Furthermore, the liberal ideology, which once stood for respecting individual liberties, has been hijacked by progressives and Democrats, leading to a tyranny-like stance on gun control and other issues. It's essential to be aware of these trends and the potential consequences they may bring.

    Beto O'Rourke's argument for gun control laws being ineffective against criminals is flawed

    Beto O'Rourke's argument for gun control laws being ineffective against criminals is a logical fallacy. Laws are written to deter and restrict the activities of bad actors, not to infringe upon the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens. Criminals, by definition, do not follow the law. The Pareto principle, which suggests any law should help at least one person without negatively impacting anyone, is a measure of a decent law. Criminals would prefer an unarmed populace to easier prey upon, making the presence of guns a deterrent. Therefore, gun control laws, while not a complete solution, can still have a positive impact on reducing gun violence by making it harder for criminals to obtain weapons.

    Laws protect society from bad actors, not limit good citizens

    Laws are designed to restrict the actions of bad actors, not to limit the freedoms of good citizens. Using the example of burglary laws, the speaker argues that such laws do not impact law-abiding citizens but serve to penalize criminals. In contrast, gun laws, according to the speaker, disproportionately harm good people by leaving them defenseless against armed criminals. Another example of misguided thinking comes from Kamala Harris, who called for the suspension of President Trump's Twitter account due to its potential influence on violent individuals. The speaker argues that this proposal, while well-intentioned, would infringe upon the President's First Amendment rights and set a dangerous precedent for government regulation of social media. Overall, the speaker emphasizes the importance of upholding individual freedoms and avoiding the tyranny of overreaching regulations.

    Discussions on government regulations of social media and political lies and endorsements

    While there are concerns about the power and regulation of social media platforms, introducing government regulations could lead to unintended consequences. The discussion also touched on political lies and endorsements, with Joe Biden facing criticism for his son's Ukraine dealings and his endorsement of Justin Trudeau despite Trudeau's past blackface incidents. Another interesting development was AOC endorsing Bernie Sanders, which could potentially help Biden by splitting the progressive vote. However, it was also noted that Biden should consider dropping out of the race as his campaign seems to be struggling. Lastly, there was a discussion about journalists asking candidates about tax increases and the potential impact on their credibility.

    Journalist Jay Rosen's Intimidation Claims Met with Skepticism

    Journalist Jay Rosen's statement about journalists being intimidated is being met with skepticism by Dan Bongino and his audience. Bongino expressed his disagreement with Rosen's statement and encouraged his listeners to keep subscribing to his podcast and following him on social media platforms like Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, SoundCloud, and Twitter. He also mentioned that they are trying to reach 300,000 subscribers and every new subscriber helps them get closer to that goal. Overall, the tone of the discussion was upbeat, with Bongino expressing his appreciation to his audience for their support and promising to continue providing content tomorrow.

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