By Barrington M. Salmon –
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – For more than a year, Blake Baines said he sounded the alarm on Facebook and to friends and family about the clear and present danger Donald Trump poses to the United States. Friends scoffed, said he was nuts, and pooh-poohed the possibility that the New York businessman could ever become president.
After nine months in office, Trump is every way as unscrupulous, traitorous and venal as expected, said Baines, a DC artist and Uber driver. So when Special Counsel Thomas Mueller handed down indictments on October 30 against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his partner Rick Gates, Baines was quietly pleased.