Very insightful, Paul. I hope Trump's team is diligently working on this.

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Paul, I sincerely appreciate your insightful and rational interpretations of what's going on "behind the curtain" here, as well as your cogent recommendations to our Senate Republicans; however, the thing that I - and I'm sure many of your readers - would like to better understand with regard to someone with the stature and reputation of Mike Gallagher, is why? What is it that someone like Paul Singer - or any of the other dark uni-party puppet-masters - has on Gallagher to prompt him to do what he's planning to do to this country? We must remember: Gallagher actively served as a U.S. Marine Corp intelligence officer for seven years! Are we to believe he no longer cares about the future of the country he so loyally served and was willing to give his life for? Because only a self-serving, profiteering politician with no love or loyalty to America would take part in an act of conspiratorial sabotage such as the one he is about to play a major role in, right? UNLESS...Gallagher has in some way been compromised.

I have a criterion standard when it comes to politicians who have been "turned to The Dark Side"; I call it The Rule of The Three C's: Such politicians are either Corrupt, Cowardly or Compromised (or any combination of the three). There is no way Mike Gallagher is a coward, and if he's corrupt he deserves an Oscar for how well he's pretended to be otherwise (you can typically tell a corrupt politician by the level of unctuous slime permeating their speech; e.g. Schumer, Pelosi, Schiff, Swallwell, Ken Buck, et al). That leaves only the third "C": Compromised. Sadly, it's the only thing that makes any sense here. Someone must "have the goods" on something he - or maybe a close family member - has done which they are effectively using to "inspire" his decision to so suddenly retire in this horrendous fashion with utterly destructive timing. There are plenty of "Never-Trumpers" in office - ostensible Republicans who truly don't wish to see another Trump presidency - but their distaste for the man does not rise to a level whereupon they would literally betray their country. They KNOW, as we all do, what will happen if, God forbid, Biden's puppet-masters get another four years. The fat lady will step up to the microphone and it will be all over for us. I simply can't see any other "Why" behind Gallagher's actions.

Maybe it's some type of brilliant power play from an experienced intelligence officer...maybe Gallagher has some eleventh-hour theatrics up his sleeve to turn the tables on the "dark forces." God, I hope so...though I feel I am (once again) being guilty of wishful thinking in hoping for such crazy things from a "soon-to-be semi-retired and very wealthy" politician. These are truly dark times for our Republic...

Vincent Vero

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John Jay - Perot Elector

Natural Born Citizen

Election Law Committee


Chief Justice of the New York Supreme Court of Judicature, 1777-1778

The Committee to Detect and Defeat Conspiracies


Article II

Section 1 Function and Selection Clause 5 Qualifications:

No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.

ArtII.S1.C5.1 Qualifications for the Presidency

Founder US Counter-Intelligence


The Birth of American Counterintelligence

Jay’s foray into counterintelligence began in 1776 when, at the age of thirty, he headed a New York State executive body called the Committee for Detecting and Defeating Conspiracies. The Committee's role, according to the resolution establishing it, was “inquiring into, detecting and defeating all conspiracies which may be formed ... against the liberties of America.”

Today, the Committee for Detecting and Defeating Conspiracies is recognized as our nation’s first dedicated counterintelligence agency.

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Insofar as Section 5, it clearly states that Congress shall have the power to enforce the provisions of Sec. 1-4 via Legislation. Thus it appears that any legislation that Congress passes must conform to the letter of what is stated in the previous sections,i.e., not adding additional offices to Sec. 3. Since this legislation would amend an Amendment. This would seem to require 3/4 of the State Legislatures to approve, per Amendment V.

The reasoning in the CO and ME cases are what SCOTUS unanimously struck down, limiting legislation, so it would seem.

Apparently the lawfare doesn’t end with the judiciary but goes straight to Congress.

Thanks for alerting me to this.

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Suggesting that you Paul be the “face” of a nationwide 2024 project. — natural born citizens daily on Bannon’s WarRoom

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Paul, this scenario scares me to death!!! I couldn’t stand the backstabber Paul Ryan and I never had any respect for Kevin McCarthy either…I am sick & tired of these RINOs stabbing Pres. Trump in the back!! And, of course, Raskin is waiting in the wings to file paperwork to eradicate Trump once and for all!! Great article … I so hope Pres. Trump & his team reads your articles so they can be all over this like a cheap suit!!

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