Well, the media is going crazy over the recent announcement of the resignation of Mike Flynn as National Security Advisor. It has definitely been the story of the week, by far, and many in the media are confidently declaring we will soon have impeachment, constitutional crisis, and a new president (they’re hoping Hillary, but it doesn’t actually work like that).
When you cut through all the noise, what’s clear is this: General Mike Flynn, previously appointed as National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump, resigned on Sunday evening. He wrote a letter explaining that, as is customary for recent National Security Advisor appointees to do, he made formal calls to many of his counterparts in different major countries as he was preparing for Trump’s inauguration. One of these calls included the US ambassador to Russia. When he briefed Vice President Pence on his conversation with the Russian ambassador, there were apparently details of the conversation that he left out. It was later revealed that this was the case, and Donald Trump asked for his resignation when it became clear that this information had been leaked to the press.
One of these calls included the US ambassador to Russia. When he briefed Vice President Pence on his conversation with the Russian ambassador, there were apparently details of the conversation that he left out. It was later revealed that this was the case, and Donald Trump asked for his resignation when it became clear that this information had been leaked to the press.
Now, of course, this is a big political scandal that doesn’t necessarily directly affect us as preppers, especially if you are not a big Trump supporter or aren’t too invested in the political system.
But you should be paying attention to this story regardless, because what is coming to light as both the left and the right scrutinize the details of the Flynn resignation and possible Trump administration ties to Russia, is that is clear that many in the intelligence community are determined to undermine this administration and are now actually compromising classified information to the press to do so.
This is indicative of a massive battle without the major branches of our government, between the intelligence community, which is the backbone of our national security, and the new administration.
It certainly will be interesting to see how this story pans out. I would encourage you, since this is such a sensationalized story as well, to try to read between the lines, and cut the fat of media speculation and hyperbole, and listen to what different sides are saying to try to get a clear picture of what’s going on.
With the amount of tension and violence that has been rising in our country over the last year, it’s hard not to feel like this might be some kind of tipping point that will lead to a massive government upheaval. So as always, be prepared. Because you never do know when what we’ve been preparing for all these years might actually go down.
Stay safe, and stay awake.
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