Hillary Clinton’s Ace-in-the-Hole: Russia

If Hillary Clinton loses a very tight election her ace-in-the-hole could be Russia. by Joe Lauria Huffington Post Dec 5, 2016 Corporate media reacted harshly when Donald Trump said in the last debate that he would wait and see what happens before accepting the election results. “I will keep you in suspense,” he said. Trump … Continue reading Hillary Clinton’s Ace-in-the-Hole: Russia

Seymour Hersh: ‘RussiaGate’ is a CIA-Planted Lie

https://youtu.be/gYzB96_EK7s   During a phone-call with the world’s greatest investigative journalist, Seymour Hersh, he presents “a narrative [from his investigation] of how that whole fucking thing began.” His narrative tells us who is actually behind the manufactured political drama known as ‘RussiaGate,’ and what the purposes are of this manufactured drama. In a youtube video … Continue reading Seymour Hersh: ‘RussiaGate’ is a CIA-Planted Lie

RussiaGate’s Top 50 Greatest Hits: Stories Retracted, Corrected, and Just Plain Wronged (2)

by Doug Johnson Hatlem  ThreadReader Jan 20, 2019 Are we now over 50 major news stories to be retracted or seriously corrected, all in the same direction, with respect to Russia since 2016? I'll start a thread here to count them (I had started one for a CounterPunch article more than a year ago, but … Continue reading RussiaGate’s Top 50 Greatest Hits: Stories Retracted, Corrected, and Just Plain Wronged (2)

Beyond BuzzFeed: The 10 Worst, Most Embarrassing U.S. Media Failures on the Trump/Russia Story (1)

by Glenn Greenwald  Intercept Jan 20, 2019 BUZZFEED WAS ONCE notorious for traffic-generating “listicles”, but has since become an impressive outlet for deep investigative journalism under editor-in-chief Ben Smith. That outlet was prominently in the news this week thanks to its “bombshell” story about President Trump and Michael Cohen: a story that, like so many others of its kind, … Continue reading Beyond BuzzFeed: The 10 Worst, Most Embarrassing U.S. Media Failures on the Trump/Russia Story (1)

The Case for Impeachment: once an impeachment inquiry begins, a president loses control of the public conversation

Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals—and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it belongs. by YONI APPELBAUM  Atlantic March 2019 On january 20, 2017, Donald Trump stood on the steps of the Capitol, raised his right hand, and solemnly swore to faithfully execute the … Continue reading The Case for Impeachment: once an impeachment inquiry begins, a president loses control of the public conversation

A Memo Helped Kill a Half Million People in Syria

The memo shows advice Hillary Clinton recommending she plunge the U.S. deeper into the Syrian war. As Trump talks of extricating the U.S. from Syria, the memo is more relevant than ever. by Daniel Lazare Consortium News Jan 13, 2019 A memo by James Rubin sent to Hillary Clinton, which  WikiLeaks made public in 2016, has not … Continue reading A Memo Helped Kill a Half Million People in Syria

Putin Asks And Trump Delivers – A List Of All The Good Things Trump Did For Russia

by O Society Jan 16, 2019 Someone pointed us towards this article: All Signs Point the Same Way:  Vladimir Putin Has Compromising Information of Donald Trump" by Tom Nichols in USA Today. Nichols' thesis is Trump often takes the same positions Putin takes. Examples include: 1.  Russia did not interfere in the U.S. election; 2.  The … Continue reading Putin Asks And Trump Delivers – A List Of All The Good Things Trump Did For Russia