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For the last two and a half years, the Democrats have led the country on a wild goose chase that has been a complete waste of time and achieved absolutely nothing. The absurd conspiracy theory that the President of the United States was an agent of the Kremlin has been thoroughly debunked by the Mueller Report which states that there was neither “coordination” nor “conspiracy with the Trump campaign and Russia.” Even so, congressional Democrats– still determined to destroy Trump by whatever means possible– have switched from the “collusion” allegations to vicious attacks on Attorney General William Barr and demands for Trump’s tax returns.

The ease with which the Dems have shifted from their ridiculous claims that Trump was “Putin’s stooge” to this new round of vitriolic accusations and mud-slinging, shows that party leaders have not only lost touch with reality, but also, that they have no interest in governing the country. The Democratic party in its current form, is less a political organization than it is a permanent inquisition led by duplicitous vipers (Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, Jerry Nadler) who feel entitled to use the Justice System to pursue their own petty political vendetta against a Beltway outsider who had the audacity to win the 2016 presidential election and whose views on foreign policy do not jibe with those of their elite paymasters.

The damage the Democrats (and their allies in the FBI and media) have done to the country is incalculable, but even worse, is the damage they’ve done to their own party. By focusing exclusively on Donald Trump and the fictitious Russian boogieman, the Democrats have betrayed the trust of the people who supported their respective campaigns with the implicit understanding that they would work for the progressive reforms that improve the lives of ordinary working people and not behave like hectoring, obstructionist crybabies who refuse to respect the outcome of elections if the winner is not to their liking. These are the people who have been hurt most by the Russiagate fiasco, the people who thought their Democratic candidates actually wanted to run the country, but soon discovered that those same representatives would rather spend all of their time chasing Russian ghosts down a rabbit hole.

Here’s an excerpt from an article by Andrew McCarthy that helps to explain what the Russia probe was really all about:

“Russiagate has always been a political narrative masquerading as a federal investigation. Its objective, plain and simple, has been twofold: first, to hamstring Donald Trump’s capacity to press the agenda on which he ran….and ultimately, to render him unelectable come autumn 2020….

The Russia counterintelligence probe, based on the fraudulent projection of a Trump-Putin conspiracy, was always a pretext to conduct a criminal investigation despite the absence of a predicate crime. The criminal investigation, in turn, was always a pretext for congressional impeachment chatter. And the congressional impeachment chatter is a pretext for the real agenda: Making Trump an ineffective president now, and an un-reelectable president 18 months from now.

They try to make it look like law. It has always been politics.” (“Russiagate: Law in the Service of Partisan Politics”, Andrew McCarthy, National Review)

Indeed, Russiagate “has always been politics”, but the quality of our politics has deteriorated significantly in the last few years, a point that’s worth mulling over for a minute or two. For nearly three years we’ve seen one party rip up the rulebook and engage in a full-blown, scorched earth, no-holds-barred blitzkrieg on the president of the United States. At no time has there been any effort to discuss issues, ideals, policies, or competing visions of the future. Instead, every ounce of energy has been devoted to inflicting maximum damage on the man who, many Democrats think, is deserving of whatever horrendous reprisal they direct at him.

The Democrats have made no secret of their hatred for Trump or their desire to drive him from office. They have openly supported the dirty tricks, the hyper-ventilating headlines, and the relentless smear campaigns that have been aimed at him from Day 1. Through Russiagate, the Dems have tried to frame Trump as a backstabbing traitor who sold out his country to a foreign power, but now that Mueller has proved that Trump was falsely accused, the Dems have deftly switched to another line of attack altogether. This isn’t how sincere liberals fight to implement a plan for progressive change. This is how unprincipled mercenaries pursue the politics of personal destruction. There’s a big difference.

This isn’t about Trump. Trump could be the worst president in history, and it still wouldn’t excuse the contemptible way he’s been treated. Is it ever acceptable to spy on a presidential campaign, to insert confidential informants who try to entrap campaign assistants to gather information that can be used to intimidate, blackmail or impeach the president? Is it ever acceptable to leak classified information to the media as part of a malignant scheme to destroy a candidate’s reputation? Is it ever acceptable to enlist senior-level officials at the FBI, CIA and NSA to prevent a candidate from being elected or to engage in a stealth campaign of slanders, smears and innuendo that cast a shadow over the legitimacy of the government?

No, it’s not acceptable. Never.

What we’ve seen in the last few years is not only unacceptable, it’s also degraded our politics and divided the country into rival camps. We’ve come to expect that every morning will bring some new crisis centered on Trump’s latest tweet followed by hours of incendiary coverage on the cable news channels, all aimed at throwing more gas on the raging fire that’s engulfed the country. And, of course, no one scandal has consumed more time or been more inflammatory than the Russia probe. Here’s how The Nation’s Stephen Cohen sums it up in a recent article:

“Now in its third year, Russiagate is the worst, most corrosive, and most fraudulent political scandal in modern American history. … these Russiagate allegations… continue to inflict grave damage on fundamental institutions of American democracy. They impugn the integrity of the presidency and now the office of the attorney general. They degrade the many Democratic members of Congress who persist in clinging to the allegations and thus the Democratic Party and Congress. And they have enticed mainstream media into one of the worst episodes of journalistic malpractice in modern times.

Russiagate’s unproven allegations are an aggressive malignancy spreading through America’s politics to the most vital areas of national security policy.” (“Russiagate Zealotry Continues To Endanger Western National Security”, Stephen Cohen, The Nation)

Cohen’s piece cuts to the heart of the matter. Russiagate has not only undermined our “fundamental institutions”, it has also impacted our “national security.” But I would argue that the damage caused by the Trump-Russia investigation is even greater than Cohen describes, mainly because Russiagate has shed light on the cozy relationship between the Democratic party, the Intelligence Agencies, the FBI and the media. These are the institutions that have waged war on Trump from the very beginning. Their relentless, but coordinated attacks on the president strongly suggest that there may be an alliance between the various groups of which the American people are completely unaware. This suspicion seems at least partially substantiated by an article that appeared in the World Socialist Web Site titled “The CIA Democrats”. Here’s an excerpt:

“An extraordinary number of former intelligence and military operatives from the CIA, Pentagon, National Security Council and State Department are seeking nomination as Democratic candidates for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections. The potential influx of military-intelligence personnel into the legislature has no precedent in US political history.

If the Democrats capture a majority in the House of Representatives on November 6, as widely predicted, candidates drawn from the military-intelligence apparatus will comprise as many as half of the new Democratic members of Congress. They will hold the balance of power in the lower chamber of Congress.” (“The CIA Democrats”, Patrick Martin, World Socialist Web Site)

Would anyone be surprised to find out that the CIA was taking a more activist role in domestic politics; that it’s actually grooming its own candidates for elections, that it’s strengthening its influence in the media and its ties with one of the main political parties, all in an effort to better control electoral outcomes and tighten its grip on power?

No, no one would be surprised at all. And although we don’t yet know all the details, there are signs that the Intel agencies, the FBI, the media and high-ranking Democrats may have been working secretively for the same objectives, to either sabotage the 2016 presidential election or gather incriminating information on Trump that could be used at some later date. All of this coordinated activity hints at the emergence of a one-party political system that is guided by agents and elites who the American people don’t know and never voted for.

In any event, we’re going to find out alot more about these illicit connections as the Justice Department’s three separate probes gain pace and reveal how “the FBI used one party’s ‘opposition research’ as the basis to get a warrant from a secret court to spy on the other party’s campaign.” That is the crux of the matter. That’s the question that will throw open the curtains and shed light on the suspicious ties between the DNC, the CIA, the FBI and the media, all of who may have been directly involved in the dodgy plan to depose the president of the United States.

 
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  1. Rational says:

    THE DEMOGANGSTERS ARE THE REAL CRIMINALS; MUELLER WAS AN AGENT OF THE DEEP STATE, BUT STILL FOUND NO EVIDENCE.

    Thanks, Sir. You are so right—Russiagate is a manufactured scam to get an elected President out of office, to carry out a coup by using our criminal justice system as a criminal enterprise. And to cover up the real crimes of the real criminals, the Demogangsters like Hillary, etc.

    Mueller was a member of the Deep State. If there was ANY collusion (whatever statute there is that outlaws talking to somebody in a foreign country), Mueller would have found it or invented it.

    The fact that he could not shows that the the Demogangsters had no grounds whatsoever to manufacture this fake “Russiagate” scandal.

    In reality, this scandal should be called Demogangstergate.

    The DOJ should now investigate the real criminals, the Demogansters. Hillary and Soros are America’s biggest criminals and they belongs in prison for life.

    • Agree: Digital Samizdat
    • Replies: @Patrikios Stetsonis
  2. dearieme says:

    Two minutes – that would let you easily quantify how tired someone is, how badly they are suffering from the flu, whether they are showing unusual intellectual decline with age, …

    If I were an employer I might like to learn how my staff’s performance declined with longer working days, with a view to telling them not to work excessive hours. Or with a view to finding how best to intersperse the working day with breaks – for food, chat, exercise, or whatever.

    I’ve long wondered why corporations pay large sums to, for instance, management consultants or lawyers, when much of the work will be done by novices, sobbing from exhaustion at their desks.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  3. Is it ever acceptable to spy on a presidential campaign … ? Is it ever acceptable to leak classified information to the media as part of a malignant scheme to destroy a candidate’s reputation? Is it ever acceptable to enlist senior-level officials at the FBI, CIA and NSA to prevent a candidate from being elected … ?

    No, it’s not acceptable. Never.

    Sure it is! If you’re Anastacio Somoza, and you’re running a banana republic … which is, sadly, what we now are.

  4. their ridiculous claims that Trump was “Putin’s stooge”

    If they want to pivot to portraying Netanyahu as his seeing-eye dog, there’s already a Portuguese cartoon for that.

  5. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @dearieme

    I believe that you meant to post this under Mr. Thompson’s article.

  6. ABC 123 says:

    There’s an odd relapse into statist indoctrination in this generally sound argument. The idea that a rigidly-controlled centralized state party can “enlist senior-level officials at the FBI, CIA and NSA” is bassackwards. CIA ran this whole show. Not Brennan, CIA the institution. Gina Haspel was in London marshaling the foreign intelligence cutouts, and now she’s DCI. As for the litany of political interference in the paragraphs, CIA’s been doing that for seven decades now. In this day and age nobody swallows the CIA propaganda “CIA works for the president.” Don Gregg stuck that into the Pike Report after he threatened the committees with martial law. So let’s stop pretending that CIA rule is man bites dog. Your government is CIA.

    And outrage over casting a shadow over the ‘legitimacy’ of government? Pul-leeease. Legitimacy is a squishy term. Let’s stick to the term of art, sovereignty. Sovereignty is responsibility. One agency, CIA, is chartered with impunity. They do anything they they want and get away with it. CIA’s freedom from responsibility means the USA is not a sovereign state but a criminal enterprise. Perhaps you want to defend the legitimacy of the criminal enterprise that’s got its hooks in you. Knock yourself out.

    This is not to impugn your good faith. We all have to fight our way out of decades of CIA brainwashing. It’s simple. CIA has multiple redundant get-out-of-jail-free cards and secret books for untrammeled power of the purse. That’s the definition of arbitrary rule. The crux of the matter is CIA runs your country.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @mike k
  7. fenestol says:

    Far from mourning its failure to depose Trump, the Deep State is celebrating its own prowess in leading him by the nose. The Deep State has learned to stop worrying and love the bombastic orange clown.

    A worthy article.

  8. If they apologize, it will remove their Russian Trolls decoy, the one placed carefully in the water to keep the corporate-owned media focused on just this one cluster of minor global shenanigans, not all of the others, like the Biden’s involvement in Ukraine or most of the US Congress getting rich off of something…It’s not by building businesses than employ underemployed US citizens. In addition to their multi six-figure salaries, they’re all getting rich off of placing bets on the rigged stock casino and the global-offshoring / outsourcing / welfare-rigged-mass-immigration economy.

  9. Lets not pretend Russia-phobia isn’t bipartisan. Even Trump went along with it by placing sanctions on Russia for imaginary “meddling”. Making RT register as foreign agent. Its all a distraction. Might have to actually do some real work if we weren’t having this replay of the red scare. People might start talking about Trumps, as well as most of DC’s real owners if they stop screaming about Putin.

    Not everyone went along with it, Tulsi didn’t, she even introduced legislation to require paper ballots in future elections to prevent imaginary “meddling” or hacking, no one in DC is interested, which either means there is no election meddling, or they don’t actually care, they just wanted to poke at Russia.

    Lets not forget that Trump admin also expelled Russian diplomats and closed their consulate in Seattle over the bogus Skripal attack in Britain.

    Trump expels Russians, closes consulate in response to poison attack in Great Britain
    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/03/26/trump-expels-russians-closes-consulate-response-poison-attack/457930002/

    Donald Trump’s team says it is ready to block Russian election meddling this year
    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/08/02/election-security-donald-trumps-team-warns-against-midterms-meddling/889539002/

    The Trump administration announced sweeping new sanctions on Russians in its biggest response yet to election meddling
    https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-new-russia-sanctions-election-meddling-cyber-attacks-2018-3/

    Trump also launched missiles on Syria over the false flag chemical attack staged by the White Helmets (ISIS), that Trump admin. is still funding. Further poking at Russia.

    • Agree: Biff
    • Replies: @Johnny Walker Read
  10. Anon[154] • Disclaimer says:
    @ABC 123

    Without entering into the made arguments… You write delectably.

  11. Whitney’s comment:

    But I would argue that the damage caused by the Trump-Russia investigation is even greater than Cohen describes, mainly because Russiagate has shed light on the cozy relationship between the Democratic party, the Intelligence Agencies, the FBI and the media.

    … nails it.

    You cannot call this a democracy when a political party, the federal police, the intelligence agencies and the media all collude to invalidate an election.

    You can call it a lot of things, but you can’t call it democracy.

    • Agree: mark green
  12. “You can call it a lot of things, but you can’t call it democracy.”
    Correct.
    I’ll call it a snowballing blob of degeneracy — from A to Z.
    We, the world, are in so much trouble.

  13. tanabear says:

    The Trump-Russia collusion scandal was the Deep State’s attempt at a coup. The Mueller investigation failed to deliver so they now move on to their next coup attempt.

    We know that the Left and the Democrats are insincere when they say they are outraged by Trump colluding with Russia. They aren’t. If it is treason to get “dirt” on your political opponent from Russia then why isn’t the Left and Democrats outraged by the DNC, the Clinton campaign, and Fusion GPS. The Steele dossier which was used to get a FISA warrant to spy on Carter Page and the Trump campaign came in part from Russian sources. So paid for political opposition, with Russian sub-sources, was used to go after Trump and interfere in an election. Yet they aren’t the slightest bit bothered by any of this. In the 2018 mid-terms some 70 percent of Democratic voters, along with a high number of Independents and even Republicans believed that Trump had colluded with Russia. Yet with so many voters basing their voting decisions on fake news and misinformation, once again, the Left doesn’t seemed concerned at all.

    The Trump-Russia collusion narrative was just a pretext to start an investigation to hamstring the Trump Presidency. It is the same story all over again. Why did we invade Iraq in 2003? Was it because of Weapons of Mass Destruction(WMD) and links to Al-Qaeda? No, that was just the pretext to start the war. The real reasons for the Iraq war and the Russian Collusion conspiracy can never be stated publically.

  14. renfro says:

    Oh barf……good repubs,bad dems !

    Grow up little Mikey…..they are both sheep herders and you are their sheep

  15. What a joke Whitney is. Read the damn Mueller report. Trump is as guilty as hell, and the Republicans are betraying the Constitution. Gaslighters like Whitney can keep carrying Trump‘s water but truth will out.

    • Agree: renfro
  16. TG says:

    Completely missing the point.

    The “Democrats” – one half of the corrupt set of American bootlicking politicians – spent three years screaming and howling and wearing Trump down until now he is governing just like Hillary Clinton would have. Endless pointless winless wars that serve only to spread chaos and enrich defense contractors, continuing subsidies of Wall Street, tax cuts for big time-plutocrats and coming soon nice juicey regressive taxes for you and me! – and of course, more legal immigration and a government-enabled invasion of our southern border by central America because the rich like cheap labor.

    The “Democrats” do not exist as a coherent ideology, they are a collection of whores who will do whatever they are paid to do. They have served their purpose in whipping up mindless hysteria – really, wanting to save trillions by not fighting pointless foreign wars and spending that on ourselves, that’s racism and fascism and Literally Hitler? Really?

    So I would say that, operationally, mission accomplished.

    • Agree: Alden
    • Replies: @Squarebeard
  17. Anonymous[151] • Disclaimer says:

    CIA ran this whole show. maybe, but I think it was all of the intelligence agencies.. British M-16, Israeli Mossad, and the Saudi Arabian groups..French, and even the Egyptian.. .. Turkey too..

    they operate the functional parts of government everywhere.

    First off, no one in the USA (527 persons) can speak for the 350,000,000 Americans the USA governs because the USA folks don’t known or care about America or Americans, unless its to get those they govern to fight some war somewhere. Lincoln,. was in the same position in the 1860s as the recent Gaddaffi of Libya, each wanted the people of their respective nation to have access to and control over local economics, currency and banks: both were killed.

    One must look to the creation of the constitution to understand.. No part of the USA was involved in defeating the British 1776 to 1778.. Why, because the constitution did not exist. The American colonial declaration of independence (1776) from British Colonial rule was signed by only two persons who also signed the Constitution of the United States (1788)..<=that should tell you something.. ?

    [MORE]

    We Americans have had only eleven presidents since the British were challenged.
    the men who led our nation from British bondage.. were
    Samuel Huntington *Connecticut March 2, 1781 – July 10, 1781 4 months, 8 d. resigned 1st
    Thomas McKean * Delaware July 10, 1781 – November 4, 1781 3 months, 24 d.
    then after the formal signing of the AOC, the leaders that made America (not the USA) great were..
    John Hanson (Nov 5 1781 – Nov 3 1782) Elias Boudinot (Nov 4 1782 – Nov 2 1783)
    Thomas Mifflin (Nov 3 1783 – Nov 29 1784) Richard Henry Lee (Nov 30 1784 – Nov 22 1785)
    John Hancock (Nov 23 1785 – Jun 5 1786) Nathaniel Gorham (Jun 6 1786 – Feb 1 1787)
    Arthur St. Clair (Feb 2 1787 – Jan 21 1788) Cyrus Griffin (Jan 22 1788 – Apr 30 1789)

    During the 13 intervening years between the declaration of independence and the establishment of a Republic in America (named the USA) as defined and instituted by the Bankers of England Constitution over the USA (COUS, 1789)… Americans enjoyed a real, true, and ongoing democracy.. Americans ruled themselves, and BTW the Articles government (1776 to 1789) accomplished much.

    Defeat was too much for the British Bankers; they resolved to reimpose some form of corporate rule over America, <=their 13 year project succeeded in terminating and ejecting freedom and democracy from America when in 1789 they imposed by ratification the constitution of the USA; Democracy degenerated to a Republic. It took the bankers 13 years but they finally managed to reestablish Aristocratic City of London Banking oversight control over America and the Americans that made it so strong. The ratification of the COUS in 1789 stuck a knife in democracy….

    The 3 elements of the bankers great swindle of 1913:
    1. 17th amendment 3 votes/voter for appointment to a seat in house(1) or senate(2) via April 8, 1913,
    2. (1913 federal reserve act (FRA), <direct income tax collateralized the bankers lendings for wars.
    3a.. replacement of Art. 1. Sec 9 [4= which prohibited congress from imposing a direct non proportional direct income tax unless in proportion to census or Enumeration] ..with
    3b. the 16th amendment [Feb. 3, 1913= congress s/h/e power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, ..w/o apportionment..census or enumeration].

    These three things, the great swindle, enabled the bankers and traders to execute their WWI and WWII European plan to deny Germany, Ottoman and Russia access to the Arab Ottoman Oil. Allied Europe funded by the Fed Reserve enabled the objectives established in 1896 in Basil, Switzerland, to weaponize Jewish Immigration to the middle eas and to take oil and gas from the Arab Ottomans). I remind that it was reported during the Bush era that the USA built, provisioned and provided, in 1960s, enriched fuels for a nuclear research facility, under American control, in Iran.

    More to this 1789 banker revolution. <=a new idea in revolution was used to convert America's bottom up 13 year democracy into a top down Aristocratic Republic .. RATIFICATION. as far as I can tell no revolution has before been achieved by ratification of a document? but just as the Feb, and then Oct. 1919 dual revolutions in Russia, the American dual revolution, happened in 1776 and again in 1789. ?

    Look at the seven articles that make up the USA constitution..

    Article I appoints and empowers the Senate (100 in number today) and
    … appoints and empowers the House of Representatives ( 450 in number today)
    Article II appoints and empowers the President and the Vice President..
    so the total government is 527 persons today.

    Article III authorizes a judiciary and Articles IV thru VII handle situations, mainly.

    you will see that basically the constitution separates the 350,000,000 Americans from their government.
    No where can i find in the constitution that the government must consult the governed for anything..

    The COUS allows only Americans it deems qualified to caste but 3 votes /qualified person (voter); one vote for a member of the House, and 1 vote for each of 2 senators from the voters home state).. Humm but there are 525 members of the Article I government in Washington?

    All though Americans fight over who they are going to vote for to be the POTUS and his stooge, the popular vote, i believe, is Trumped by the votes of the electoral college.. meaning that Americans have no effective vote for either of the Article II persons, 3 votes /American every few years, describes the full extent of democracy in Republic governed America. There is no citizen activity in the affairs of their government.

    Essentially Americans are by constitution denied functional access to their government; Americans cannot vote, cannot write law, cannot overturn or refuse a law, cannot make decision or even influence decisions. in Republic governed America. Americans have been given to believe by propaganda, that there are two governments ..two very different governments.. the democratic government and the republican government..that it really matters which of the two governments they elect. ?

    Worse, as I see it, Americans have been divided by private media and external input, into two cancel each other voting groups: Democrats and Republicans. consider for example: 9 people on island, elect 1 to govern, divide 8 into 4Ds and 4Rs, vote, 4 Ds,-4 Rs= 0 + 1 by the ruler= ruler wins the vote.

    whatever happens, or whatever does not happen, is out of the control of the American voting population; even if they elect a new congress they cannot change things. The only way Americans have accomplished any input to their government, has been in response to and under the tutorial guidance of suggestions made by journalist that appear in popular media, but journalist access to media is limited, controlled, and even denied..

    so my answer to this question “will they apologize .” is who cares? they do what they want it is not up to us.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  18. The hate for Russia stems from;
    Russia kicked out many of the oligarchs.
    Russia sides with Syria and Iran.
    Russia is a Christian country.
    Russia rejects globohomo.

    There was no collusion from Trump. It’s absurd. As mentioned above, the goal
    was to hamstring Trump’s presidency because he spoke out against the wars for Israel, said he would do something about immigration, and he appealed to the voiceless whites in America.

    Obama/Hillary/Comey/CIA/Mossad spied on Trump and manufactured a coup based on fake documents. But the magic negro is beyond the law and nothing is going to happen.

    • Agree: Dannyboy, Wally
    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  19. roonaldo says:

    The DNC (Deathocrat Neolib/Cons) announced they’ve dropped Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” for their new version…

    Gawd I detest America, land that I loathe.
    Stand aside sir as we divide her
    Through the spite for the Whites we fly over.
    From the Veterans to Presbyterians to the Old Folks all alone–
    Gawd I detest America, the land I own.

    • LOL: Digital Samizdat
  20. renfro says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    Trump’s eunuchs are still guarding and serving their master I see.
    And their master is a psychopath who is getting ready to pardon the tough guy kind of psychopath he admires.
    Of course the Orange psychopath doesnt consider the fact that this kind of thing , just like the Iraqi prison tortures , incentivizes the commission of war crimes by our opponents and allies, and in doing so puts US service members at greater risk.

    Here’s Trump’s hero ..

    ”One day, from his sniper nest, Chief Gallagher shot a girl in a flower-print hijab who was walking w/ other girls on the riverbank. She dropped, clutching her stomach, & the other girls dragged her away.”
    A mass murderer according to Senior Seals: “Would order needless risks, to fire rockets at houses for no apparent reason. He routinely parked an armored truck on a Tigris River bridge & emptied the truck’s heavy machine gun into neighborhoods on twith no discernible targets.”
    “Platoon members said he spent much of his time in a hidden perch with a sniper rifle, firing three or four times as often as other platoon snipers. They said he boasted about the number of people he had killed, including women.”
    Two other snipers said, the chief shot an unarmed man in a white robe with a wispy white beard. They said the man fell, a red blotch spreading on his back.”
    Gallagher ordered a hatchet & a hunting knife” before 2017 deployment. He texted the man who made them (a Navy Seal veteran) shortly after arriving in Iraq: “I’ll try and dig that knife or hatchet on someone’s skull!”
    May 2017, a SEAL medic was treating a wounded 15 y/o Islamic State fighter. “He’s mine,” Gallagher said. “Gallagher walked up without a word and stabbed the wounded teenager several times in the neck and once in the chest with his hunting knife, killing him.”
    He didn’t even try to hide the murder of the 15 y/o. He brought other seals around minutes later & took a photo over the body. Later, he texted the photo to a fellow SEAL in California: “Good story behind this, got him with my hunting knife.”
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/23/us/navy-seals-crimes-of-war.html

    Now Trumpies bear in mind that Gallagher’s own fellow Seals testified against him that’s how depraved this guy Trump is pardoning is.

    Here’s Gallagher…if you live in a stand your ground state and run into him shoot the bastard, he’ll have his hunting knife on him so you can claim self defense.

    .https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D64_hykW4AEqObU.jpg

    • Replies: @DESERT FOX
  21. One hallmark of Democrats and dedicated liberals generally is their inability to admit that they are fallible people who do stupid things, make mistakes and have political ideals that can be as disastrous in practice as the ones their opponents hold. The further down the “woke” SJW rabbit hole a person is, the harder it is to reach the individual behind the wall of groupthink they shield themselves with.

  22. Michael K says:

    @The damage the Democrats (and their allies in the FBI and media) have done to the country is incalculable, but even worse, is the damage they’ve done to their own party. ”

    Good fucking grief.

    No – damaging the country is far worse than damaging one wing of the (((uniparty))) you absolute jabroni.

  23. That Müller found nothing to corroborate collusion is likely the result of NSA intercepts that would disprove anything his team and the other agencies might fabricate as proof of the charge. There are a couple serious dividing lines in the national security state that have made it difficult for the coup conspirators to succeed; what will be interesting is if they do in fact get away with trying.

  24. SafeNow says:

    The essay’s ending – we will: “find out a lot more” “reveal” “throw open the curtain” “shed light”

    That’s it???

    Maybe this a deliberately subtle way of saying: there will be no real consequences; and so all is lost; banana Republic, soft dictatorship.

    In fact, if it’s merely an opened-up curtain, the result in the MSM will be plaudits for the actors’ patriotism.

  25. @TG

    The “Democrats” do not exist as a coherent ideology, they are a collection of whores who will do whatever they are paid to do. They have served their purpose in whipping up mindless hysteria – really, wanting to save trillions by not fighting pointless foreign wars and spending that on ourselves, that’s racism and fascism and Literally Hitler? Really?

    They think as a group and take their “lifestyle” cues from the likes of Rachel MadCow, HRC, the Obamas and “their” opinion on foreign policy comes from 3 letter agency people who “warn” them about treasonous Trump and foreign super villains. They wring their hands and clutch their pearls over the laws of the land being enforced at the southern border and the “Muslim ban” but nothing brings out the preemptive smelling salts quicker than Trump’s refusal to adhere to liberal speech codes and middle class fake politeness.

    When Trump and his neocon attack dogs threaten war on multiple fronts, drone Muslim wedding parties and goat herders, aid and abet the KSA and UAE war against Yemen, use sanctions as a weapon of war against countries that present no threat to America and prioritize Israel’s interests over our own, the liberals breathe a secret sigh of relief and commend “literally Hitler” for finally acting presidential. All the righteous “concern” about POC, transfags and other “traditionally” oppressed groups is fake and a way for them to soothe the cognitive dissonance between their own self-image as “caring” and fair minded people and the reality that they don’t care how many foreigners get killed by DC’s foreign policy or how many of their own countrymen are left to suffer in despair from the fallout of their livelihoods being offshored.

    What they do care about is their own material comfort and the illusion/delusion that they are good, morally upright people who deserve all the good things life has to offer because they work hard and are on the “right side of history.” They have discovered that letting Democrat propagandists and liberal celebrities do their thinking for them is a good way for them to maintain their delusional world view and avoid thinking about the mind-boggling hypocrisies and double-standards they unquestioningly accept.

    Don’t get me wrong, there are lots of people on the political right who are just as crazy (e.g. the dedicated race warriors who take the ‘war’ part literally) but everyone knows this and few people take them seriously. It is old news that mainstream Republicans and Democrats are pretty much in lockstep when it comes to terrible foreign policy…the ideological space between neocons like Bolton and Pompeo and neoliberal Democrats like Clinton and Biden is slim and right now there is more pushback against them coming from the conservatives side.

    The disconcerting thing about deluded libtards is their unmatched ability to believe their own bullshit and the global reach this bullshit has via the mainstream media. It is ironic that the same people who made their “self-identities” as morally pure humanitarians and protectors of the weak and downtrodden a status marker have turned out to be some of the most arrogant, vapid and destructive hypocrites around, but it shouldn’t be that surprising. In my experience people who go out of their way to highlight their own do-goodery and moral superiority sooner or later out themselves as virtue signalling bullshitters and hypocrites who are just following a trend. If these people had no real influence they would be a minor annoyance…unfortunately they have quite a bit of influence. Not as much as they used to, hence their panic, but still enough to cause all kinds of trouble.

    • Replies: @Sunshine
  26. vinteuil says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    Trump is as guilty as hell…

    Really? Of what, exactly, you surprising man?

  27. This Russia collusion scam proved that the demonrat party is actually the bolshevik party and that the republicon party is not much different and that the zionists control both parties!

    It also proved that the CIA and the FBI and the Justice dept. are all corrupt as hell and all of these and more are under zionist control and there is no justice in America, justice is gone with the wind!

    Without the zionist control of the US gov there would have been no Russian collusion scam , but this is just another case on The Protocols of Zion in action and proves the hate that zionists have for Russia!

  28. onebornfree says: • Website

    On The Fundamental Nature of All Governments:

    This just in:

    “Because they are all ultimately funded via both direct and indirect theft [taxes], and counterfeiting [via central bank monopolies], all governments are essentially, at their very cores, 100% corrupt criminal scams which cannot be “reformed”,”improved”, nor “limited” in scope, simply because of their innate criminal nature.”onebornfree

    “Taking the State wherever found, striking into its history at any point, one sees no way to differentiate the activities of its founders, administrators and beneficiaries from those of a professional-criminal class.” Albert J. Nock

    “If measured by the standards of natural law and justice, all politicians, of all parties and virtually without any exception, are guilty, whether directly or indirectly, of murder, homicide, trespass, invasion, expropriation, theft , fraud, and the fencing of stolen goods on a massive and ongoing scale. And every new generation of politicians and parties appears to be worse, and piles even more atrocities and perversions on top of the already existing mountain, so that one feels almost nostalgic about the past. They all should be hung, or put in jail to rot, or set to making compensation.” Hans Herman Hoppe

    “There is only one political party in America, it’s the money party and it has two branches.” Gore Vidal

    “Politics – whether local or national – is always a con game.And the con generally increases with the scale.The bigger the “we,” the bigger the swindle.” Bill Bonner

    “Fundamentally, the founding fathers of U.S. intelligence were liars. The better you lied and the more you betrayed, the more likely you would be promoted. . . . Outside of their duplicity, the only thing they had in common was a desire for absolute power. I did things that, in looking back on my life, I regret. But I was part of it and loved being in it’…” James Jesus Angleton, head of Agency counterintelligence from 1954-1975

    “Why should any self-respecting citizen endorse an institution grounded on thievery? For that is what one does when one votes. If it be argued that we must let bygones be bygones, see what can be done toward cleaning up the institution of the State so that it might be useful in the maintenance of orderly existence, the answer is that it cannot be done; you cannot clean up a brothel and yet leave the business intact. We have been voting for one “good government” after another, and what have we got?” Frank Chodorov, Out of Step (1962)

    And there’s plenty more where that came from 🙂

    Regards, onebornfree

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
    • Replies: @anonymous404
  29. RVBlake says:

    Regarding Cohen’s assertion that the MSM was “enticed” into one of the worst journalistic malpractices of modern times, I am heartily skeptical of the portrayal of the MSM as being seduced into acting like the whores they are.

    • Replies: @Wally
  30. @renfro

    This is what comes from people with no morals, Trump has no morals and Gallagher has no morals and the zionist controlled US government has no morals.

  31. Anon[118] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    THE 14 YEAR OLD GIRL BEING INVESTIGATED BY THE POLICE FOR EXPRESSING HERSELF ON YOUTUBE

    https://www.bitchute.com/video/YzXp0WG6FXwo/

  32. C3H8NO5P says:

    You have to love the imaginations of these hoax writers. The CIA doesn’t have time on their various networks and news websites to post any truth. They have so many lies scripted for so many years in advance the producers would lose it if someone tried to slip in a couple of minutes of truth.

    • Replies: @DESERT FOX
  33. @C3H8NO5P

    Agree, see the book The Secret Team, the cia and its allies in control of America and the world, by Col. L. Fletcher Prouty, this is the most accurate book ever written about the chain dogs who guard the world for their zionist masters!

  34. Funny how neither wing of the same bird will dare name the real controllers of America.

  35. MEFOBILLS says:

    Bill Clinton’s telecommunication act of 1996 did a lot of damage. Clinton was a CFR agent for the parasite.

    The fourth estate centralized and came under corporate control after 1996. Those who are remotely aware know that the press organs are owned by our favorite in-group which has messianic goals. This in-group, while small in number, has goals amplified by money power.

    The parasite operates on multiple fronts. 1) Own the power to create bank credit as money 2) Collect interest on credit issued 3) Use debt slavery (expanding claims of debts) to make populations servile 4) Buy out and own the press (see #2) 5) Push a narrative good for your in-group. (see#4) 6) Messianic religion, where the people become their own god. An Oligarchy is then sanctioned because after all – we are our own gods.

    Meanwhile, false narrative and twisted scripture has created Zionist Christians, who do the bidding of their masters.

    The parasite is an evolutionary construct, with methods honed through the ages. His weakness is the falsity of his claims, which require a tower of lies to maintain. The other weakness is money power, which also relies on deception. The founders gave Congress the money power, hence it was to be under control of the law (and the people), but through deception the money power transferred to a private money trust in 1913.

    A parasite needs fuel from the host, and this fuel is derived as usury from money power. Funding then allows issuance of narrative and hypnosis (including towering lies) to control the host.

    The construct of secret services being part of control matrix goes back to Bank of England in 1694 becoming first debt spreading bank, which soon put its population into debts, and gained control over parliament. British East Indies company had its own mercenary soldiers and was fore-runner to MI6. In other words, MI6 was patterned on East Indies Company, and MI6 was grandfather to CIA.

    It should be no surprise at all that Zionist World Government emanates from London, Wall Street, and Tel Aviv.

    Returning the money power to law, is a simple law change. But, since Congress and Parliaments are owned, it is an uphill battle.

    http://www.sovereignmoney.eu

    • Agree: DESERT FOX, Robert Dolan
  36. @Rational

    I agree ‘Rational’, but one question.

    Say, the Russians and Putin DID mess with our elections.
    So, what is the big deal?
    We get involved messing with other Nations interior affairs, since the 18th century, if not earlier.
    So, why these “ethical” bastards (dems and some republicans) are crying about?
    Plus, WHO holds the license to determine WHO is our friend and WHO is our enemy?
    CNN? CNBC? ABC? FOX?

    I guess, I ‘ll come back to the phrase:
    It’s ALL about Benjamins, baby.

    P.S.
    And NO:
    Hillary and Soros, ARE criminals but The REAL CRIMINALS and TRAITORS of the USA, are Israel and it supporters.

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
  37. Sunshine says:
    @Squarebeard

    Yeah there’s totally no race war going on, at all. Only crazy people would think such a thing. It’s not like the entire ruling class is in lockstep regarding laws and policies that cripple and destroy whites.

    They don’t allow non whites to attack whites, with little to no accountability, they don’t bring them in by the millions, to swamp whites and “breed us out”. They don’t churn out endless anti white propaganda, showing whites as weak, submissive, old, and needing strong and vibrant non whites to “save” them from their own evil racism. They certainly don’t shout it from their official positions and gloat about how whites are soon to be minorities in their own lands. They don’t push endless race mixing propaganda, that somehow only shows “white + non white”, and rarely ever something like “black + Asian”. They don’t mock and belittle whites every chance they get. They don’t use “white” as a slur and a synonym for “uncool, hopeless, nerdy, weak”. They don’t refuse to allow whites to have racially based groups and institutions, while actively encouraging non whites to do just that. They don’t give preferential treatment in every walk of life, to non whites at the expense of the better qualified and more intelligent whites.

    They don’t institute draconian and repressive “hate crime” laws designed to harshly punish whites for any “wrong thought” or imagined transgression against a holy and sainted oppressed non white. They certainly don’t let non whites get away with racially targeted attacks (Rotherham, etc), and force the police to ignore it and prosecute the victims and their families when they seek justice.

    If you don’t think there’s a race war happening, I can see that. Because really, only one side is fighting. The other side is too busy pretending it isn’t happening, or enthusiastically groveling at the feet of the non whites, hoping to expiate their evil sin of whiteness.

    Ignoring reality isn’t going to spare you from the consequences of ignoring reality. All you have to do is look around whatever white country you’re living in. It’s not a secret.

    • Replies: @Squarebeard
  38. @redmudhooch

    Tulsi Gabbard is just another “Shabbos goy”. You had better believe she would serve Israel first, just like all the rest. Listen to her praise her masters at a CUFI(Christians United For Israel)conference.

  39. Major Mueller Report Omissions Suggest Incompetence Or A Coverup … (right click) … https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-06/major-mueller-report-omissions-suggest-hes-incompetent-or-covering-major-crimes .. and .. Robert Mueller Is in Serious Legal Trouble – Here’s Why (right click) … https://russia-insider.com/en/robert-mueller-serious-legal-trouble-heres-why/ri27002 .. and .. The Real Muellergate Scandal (right click) … https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2019/05/the-real-muellergate-scandal/ .. and .. Major Report Omission Shows Mueller Was Either Incompetent Or A Political Hack .. (right click) … https://thefederalist.com/2019/05/06/major-report-omission-shows-mueller-either-incompetent-political-hack/

    Will Julian Assange ‘Team up’ With Trump to Bury Russiagate – and Just Maybe the Deep State – Once and for All? (right click) … https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/04/24/will-julian-assange-team-up-with-trump-to-bury-russiagate-and-just-maybe-the-deep-state-once-and-for-all/

  40. mike k says:
    @ABC 123

    You got that dead right ABC 123. The evil group in the shadows that really runs the government is called “the intelligence community.” Some community! More like a giant Mafia.

    • Replies: @TellTheTruth-2
  41. anonymous[307] • Disclaimer says:

    [ their ridiculous claims that Trump was “Putin’s stooge” to this new round of vitriolic accusations and mud-slinging, ]

    Those fools who think, Trump is better than democrats are traitors. PUTIN ALWAYS HAS COOPERATE WITH THE CRIMINAL WEST and their servants like Trump. Both Trump and Putin are stooges of Jewish mafia. Putin fully cooperated with the mafia black president, Obama and baby killer Clinton in many areas including illegal sanctions against Iran.

    Racist Russia always helped the criminal zionists in Washington in their criminal and illegal act against Iran and voted for all illegal sanctions against Iranian people. Not once, not twice but at least four times. Today, Russia is doing the same and HAS NOT TAKEN RESPONSIBILITY FOR JCPOA that Putin (Russia) signed, like the colonies in Europe.
    The only contribution Russia had so far, was a stupid statement coming from ugly Lavrov’ mouth and Putin’s mouth where invited all sides to hold ‘maximum restrain’. Anyone even the illiterate zionist stooge Trump, can make such a dumb statement.

    Why Putin does not do its part after a year? How many years does Putin want to shake his behind and stop helping the criminal West and Jewish mafia against Muslims including Iran? Why he does not HONOR JCPOA AND like the zionist stooge, Trump, wants Iran buried under massive illegal sanctions so these racist zionist stooges gain. SHAME ON YOU BOTH.

    These ‘journalists’ who are Putin’s apologists, can not be trusted. Only Zionists and closet zionists are protecting the member of Jewish mafia, Putin.

    Putin does ANYTHING to be accepted as equal partner by the criminal west including killing Muslims and steal from them. He has done a good job. Putin is so close to zionists who think he can be accepted by giving more services to zionist baby killers. Russia will take this wish into its grave.

    Putin is working closely with the Jewish Mafia including cooperation with Trump against Iran and Syria to achieve its foolish goal.
    Arabs, Turks and Iranians in Asia and Africa must be united against the common enemies, the mafia and its stooges Putin and Trump.

    The mafia cannot do a damn thing without full cooperation of these zionist stooges.
    Those dummies who are apologists for these servants, must read the dark history of Russia in the region. They are hated by many countries in the world. No one trust either of these zionist stooges Trump or Putin.

    Both are baby killers like their masters, the mafia Netanyahu. They have enriched themselves by cooperating with the jewish mafia mass murderers in Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya and other places. Renumber how Russia SOLD LIBYA FOR FEW BONES.

    The people of the world must be united against these racists and cooperate more with China against Russia and US.

  42. Anon[405] • Disclaimer says:

    Mike Whitney,

    The CIA needs reform and oversight. It should be divided into pieces that cannot communicate with each other, but only through oversight that is legally forbidden to ever become part of or get paid by CIA. I would suggest a section for each continent, or maybe even each country. Is have these sections in different buildings in different cities in America.

    They should be allowed zero media infiltration in the United States.

    If that reform failed, Id build a rival CIA and slowly give it the CIAs current workload, forcing the current brass into retirement. The new intel agency could be restricted from hiring any current CIA management, only hiring active spooks.

  43. @mike k

    The neoCONs won and have Trump under control and he’s hiring Bush-men as fast as he can. NOTE: Both the new Attorney General and the newly announced Assistant Attorney General are both Bush-men, and even worse, they’re Bush Sr. Bush-men. So it looks like Trump will run in 2020 as a WAR President, in Venezuela and/or Iran. The Bush/Trump Crime Family has been born from the ashes of the Bush/Clinton Crime Family.

  44. The sheer audacity of Hillary/Podesta and the Obama FBI/CIA/DoJ in fabricating this Trump/Russian conspiracy out of literally nothing is staggering, but it takes a special kind of chutzpah to then double down on the insidious lie when Trump won and make it the controlling narrative of the Democratic-media complex for 2+ years. What the fuck are these people afraid of? Trump’s no different from any other Republican President so this Russiagate garbage is not just about impeachment. The Hillary cabal was utterly unhinged by the Wikileaks revelations in 2016, and what they’ve done in reaction suggests the corruption and criminality exposed was just the tip of an iceberg that implicates pretty much everyone in their political orbit. The little that we do know about the Clinton Body Count and Bill’s long history of serial rape tells us that the Clinton cabal have a lot of dark secrets, they’ve been murdering anyone who threatens to expose them for decades.

    So while Russiagate was originally meant as an FBI intelligence operation to fabricate dirt on Trump as a Russian stooge (why couldn’t they find any real dirt??), and while we may see a few token arrests for this, I’ve always believed Russiagate has primarily served a far more sinister purpose. It was deployed as a collective mind virus after the Wikileaks revelations and Trump’s victory as a crisis manangement strategy, but not so much to impeach Trump, but as a desperate ploy to obfuscate and distract from Pizzagate and the actual content of the DNC/Podesta emails.

    Elite pedophilia is rampant in Washington, and I believe that what we saw with Russiagte was a bipartisan establishment coverup of the deepest, darkest secret in Washington, which we saw numerous disturbing traces of in the Wikileaks emails in the last days before the 2016 election. But it cannot and will not be exposed.For the horrific crime of pedophile is not simply an elite privilege, the sexual blackmail of these depraved Washington elites is the most powerful and effective control mechanism that the intelligence agencies have ever had. Elite pedophila is the glue that holds the deep state together, its the reason we are ruled by moral cowards that serve the puppet masters and never the people. So while Trump may investigate the illegal spying of Obama’s FBI – as the facts get framed as evidence for Trump/Russia obstruction by the media, don’t pin all your hopes on DJT upending the Washington swamp. Nothing substantive is going to change. Trump cannot arrest those who committ the most sick and depraved crimes imaginable because its only by blackmailing them instead that the political system itself is able to function at all.

  45. anonymous[739] • Disclaimer says:

    Anybody running around in 1961 screaming “THERE”S A RUSSIAN SPY BEHIND EVERY BUSH, THE RUSSIANS ARE TRYING TO TAKE OVER AMERICA”.

    Anybody doing this in 1961 would be correctly dismissed as a crazed, Right Wing Conspiracy lunatic. But today it’s just most Democrats, all the mainstream media and various “Never Trumpers”, RINOS, Neo Conservatives and Rep. Schiff, Nadler, Schumer… a certain ethnic group we’re not supposed to notice and never criticize.

    My brother traveled in the former Soviet Union in the early 1980s – he said hotels had state propaganda on the TVs that it was impossible to turn off. Locals advised stuffing towels in speakers.

    I suggest doing the same now here in our Disunited States of America.

    Understand, when you have your “American” TV news on in your living room, you’ve basically got CNN’s Jeff Zucker various racial and sexual degenerate enemies camped in your living room poisoning the lives of your family.

    We commissioned this Farstar cartoon on this theme.

    https://binged.it/2QcIyrM

    • Replies: @Alden
  46. @TellTheTruth-2

    The President’s name is Jeb Kushner.

  47. @TellTheTruth-2

    The zio/cons have always won since the zionists had JFK shot!

  48. I’m 42 years oung now. From The Netherlands.
    Since 09-11-2001 (i was watching it in a week day, think it was tuesday)
    I investigated the purpotrators. The first thing i did, was making a photoshop drawing with Evil Bert and Evil Ernie on top of those “Twin Towers” and posted it.
    First it was online, then it was taken off. I knew in my guts that there was something wrong with that, but being naive and no experience in Psy-Ops and Covert Ops, i just thought… well maby it was copyright or something 🙂

    Nowdays we know where the head of the snakes are. They are in the Financial MIC System. And guess who runs that…

    There is no “voting”
    There is no “Revolution”
    There is no “Left” nor “Right”

    There is only those who feed the perception to let you think that tere is something to chose and win.

    400+ years of BS. Trying to create a “New World” what i hear on my local BS radio station called BNR. Those PPL are hooked on money like a junkey on crack.

    New Amsterdam is New York, most of you know that, but what they try now to do is a new Israel.

    Like New Amsterdam, they are trying to create an New York in the Middle East.

    What i see for the future generation is that that’s failed enormously, becouse the people in the middle east with technology (that they can create by themselves) will expell the Zionist snake head called Occupied Palestine A.K.A. Israel like neve B4.

    Forget Elections, they are Selections by the ones who give the money.

    You want to get in politics nowdays?
    First tell the Truth… When you get in office, Cash in and take some stocks in the war business.

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  49. One Tribe says:

    Thank you for bringing these facts, and the artful assembly of them, to public scrutiny.

    The damage the Democrats (and their allies in the FBI and media) have done to the country is incalculable, but even worse, is the damage they’ve done to their own party.

    We’re still discussing these things, and others, on the overall degradation of social infrastructures, almost as if they are unrelated, but, these breakdowns have startling similarities, and even superficial inspection suggests a pattern and affiliation between the key controlling interests.

    Is it… “The FBI“, or an elite controlling faction, having hijacked the FBI?
    Is it… “The Democratic Party“, or an elite controlling faction, having hijacked the Democratic Party?

    Regardless, it will be the reputation/credibility of the entire FBI and Democratic Party, which takes the hit, not the specific agent-provokateurs, in fact, “The Media“, will never get around to figuring it out, and airing them out, let alone, drawing similarities between these agent-provokateurs and those agent-provokateurs

    Oh and BTW, just who, precisely, is “The Media“?

    And while the discussion about the “The Democrats“… is liberal, the discussion about “The Republicans Party“, is a bit on the conservative side.

    But ultimately, what’s the difference?
    Both these parties are dedicated to the 0.1% socio-economic elite, and their traditional hanger-ons/henchmen.

    In fact, much of the artificial delineations of people, are controlled… by the same people!
    They are effectively different “brandings” of bullshit-artistry, to baffle the minds of the 99%, and the first grift is that there is actually choice between two meaningfully different options.

    That is a lie.

    One other minor point, I don’t like to see the purposeful conflation of the constitutionally selected leader with the situationally-intelligent-boogy-man/country-of-the-hour, without pointing out that this was a straight diversionary, knee-jerk reaction by the-acclaimed-one’s side, to enable “The Media“, to not meaningfully report on the slam-dunk evidence (yes, real, actual… evidence), that despite being, the-acclaimed-one, she had to cheat to win her own party’s nomination, and thus, should not have even qualified to represent that party in the general election!

    Main flow of article…

    Russiagate has not only undermined our “fundamental institutions”, it has also impacted our “national security.” But I would argue…

    I suggest that the events surrounding this media circus, are not even close to being motive forces behind either the undermining of “fundamental institutions“, nor alone as negative impacts on “national security“.

    The undermining of “fundamental institutions“, and negative impacts on “national security” has been a slow, plodding program…

    What the Rusegate did was put these breakdowns on display, ceremonializing the gutting of the founding principles, along the way.

    …now, who would do that?!

    … in England…
    … in France…
    … in the U.S.A. …

    … find out what these nationstates have shared in common, might lead to interesting conclusions about why these states are leading the slide into societal collapse.

  50. Trumps biggest achievements in the past 30 days:

    – Ruined farmers

    – Made US tech a liability for everyone outside the US

    – Failed coup in Venezuela

    Moron Whitney seems to think political parties matter. Why do the lower classes think any difference exists between the scum that rules over them? Only the slow minded see a difference between the republicans and the democrats. Trump supporters openly want a police state with a giant military and more and more cops, so the Russian thing was a great diversion. Obama supporters pretended they don’t want the same, but voted for it anyway also promoting fear, obedience and the Russian thing.

  51. This is a classic case of Betteridge’s Law of Headlines: “an adage that states: ‘Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no.’”

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betteridge%27s_law_of_headlines

    • Replies: @Dr. E. Black
  52. An attack on Iran would be ‘suicide’, warns foreign minister Zarif

    And for your Trolls out there, i’m no Believer in ANY GOD.
    FYI. How do you think GOD will feel if he has no puropse in his own name?
    There IS something, but i don’t call it GOD. It’s WAY above our minds.

    GOD… G for Gold, O for Oil and D for Drugs.

    Let’s go to Mars 🙂

  53. @Simon Tugmutton

    “Trust Me” is also one that you see in alot of movies and series.

  54. annamaria says:

    Where are the righteous democrats when the principles of democracy are attacked in the US? https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/05/20/the-assange-manning-cases-have-discredited-america/

    A week after Manning was released, the corrupt US attorney called Manning again before the grand jury that the corrupt US attorney is using to contrive a case against Assange. Again Manning refused to cooperate in the frame-up, and was again held in contempt and again remanded into federal prison. This time a corrupt US federal district judge, Anthony Trenga, added to Manning’s jail time a daily fine of $500 rising to $1,000 daily after 60 days.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Trenga
    https://openjurist.org/judge/anthony-john-trenga

  55. Andevro says:

    I respectfully disagree. An apology is quite inadequate. Prosecution for high treason and jail term is more appropriate.

  56. Alden says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    It’s obvious you haven’t read the report Peter. Exactly what crimes did Trump commit.? And don’t repeat what every ignorant liberal moron has been chanting for the last 3 years, “obstruction of justice”

    Please note, a crime must be committed before any suspect, victim, witness anyone obstructs justice also known as obstruction of the investigation of the alleged crime that may or may not have been committed. The FBI investigated and investigated and investigated Trump and found nothing to investigate.

    Since he was plotting away in New York and the District of Columbia, you might want to read the pertinent laws regarding obstruction of justice. No crime, no obstruction.

    • Replies: @renfro
  57. Art says:

    “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

    “Sticks and stones may break my bones – but words will never hurt me.”

    A war with Iran would be totally Trump’s doing.

    Tell Trump, that if an Iran war starts for any reason – that he will be impeached – period.

    Whatever good he may have done will be totally out weighted by an another unneeded war.

    There must be a vote before the American body politic.

    Think Peace — Art

  58. Alden says:
    @anonymous

    Who watches CNN or any other anti White propaganda channel?

  59. renfro says:
    @Alden

    Please note, a crime must be committed before any suspect, victim, witness anyone obstructs justice also known as obstruction of the investigation of the alleged crime that may or may not have been committed. The FBI inevestigatd and investigated and investigated Trump and found nothing to investigate.

    This is the second time you have repeated this nonsense and been corrected…so who’s the moron here?

    THE LAW says.:
    Anyone can be prosecuted for obstructing justice if they believed they might be prosecuted — even if they ultimately never are.
    You can obstruct justice even if a prosecutor ultimately finds you were not guilty of committing the crime that was the focus of the underlying investigation,
    Even if a prosecutor ultimately concluds one isn’t guilty of crime X, that says nothing as to whether individual thought that he might be indicted for crime X, or, for that matter, if individual thought one of his friends of family members would be indicted for crime X.”

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
    , @tanabear
  60. Vianney says:

    Maybe off topic– Does anyone else find is suspicious that Ben Cardin and Adam Schiff are urging caution re war against Iran?

    Are they playing the Jekyll Island – Federal Reserve game — phony opposition to get exactly the outcome they want?

  61. mcohen says:

    The demo’s need to chill like you know man.not going to make 2020 because the carpet is ready for a woman.madam president erect ek se.soft power.in like a banana out like a pineapple.

  62. onebornfree says: • Website

    M. Whitney says: “….That’s the question that will throw open the curtains and shed light on the suspicious ties between the DNC, the CIA, the FBI and the media, …..”

    SWAMPgate: You won’t believe how ALL the perps are connected…as in joined at the hip!

    Excerpt: “…..someone out there cares so much that they’ve “purged” all Barsoomian court documents for her Clinton representation in Hamburg vs. Clinton in 1998 and its appeal in 1999 from the DC District and Appeals Court dockets.

    Someone out there cares so much that the internet has been “purged” of all information pertaining to Barsoomian.

    Historically, this indicates that the individual is a protected CIA operative. Additionally, Lisa Barsoomian has specialized in opposing Freedom of Information Act requests on behalf of the intelligence community.

    And, although Barsoomian has been involved in hundreds of cases representing the DC Office of the US Attorney, her email address is Lisa Barsoomian at NIH gov. The NIH stands for National Institutes of Health.

    This is a tactic routinely used by the CIA to protect an operative by using another government organization to shield their activities.

    It’s a cover, so big deal, right? I mean what does one more attorney with ties to the US intelligence community really matter?

    It deals with Trump and his recent tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum imports, the border wall, DACA, everything coming out of California, the Uni-party unrelenting opposition to President Trump, the Clapper leaks, the Comey leaks, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recusal and subsequent 14 month nap with occasional forays into the marijuana legalization mix …. And last but not least Mueller’s never-ending investigation into collusion between the Trump team and the Russians.

    Why does Barsoomian, CIA operative, merit any mention?

    BECAUSE … She is Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s WIFE!……” :

    “SWAMPgate: You won’t believe how ALL the perps are connected…as in joined at the hip!”:

    http://stateofthenation2012.com/?p=122755#more-122755

    Regards, onebornfree

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
  63. Anon[332] • Disclaimer says:

    They don’t need to apologize.

    They need to go to prison for attempting to undemocratically overturn an election using an invented narrative.

    The press as well as the individuals associated with the special interest groups and government who were involved in this effort must face severe consequences. We’ll be waiting until that happens, and we will not forget.

    That’s what they’ve created with this. A simmering nation awaiting justice.

  64. ‘Coordinated anti-Trump campaign’ on Instagram
    discovered by data analytics firm

    Reuters

    Researchers have uncovered what they called a “coordinated social media operation”on Instagram intended to undermine US President Donald Trump, with many identical posts using hashtags like #ihatetrump and #ImpeachTrump.

    Ghost Data, an Italian analytics firm, said the US president has been targeted by fake profiles created specifically to spread extreme and sometimes even violent anti-Trump messaging in an organized and coordinated way.

    Their study identified a network of 350 anti-Trump Instagram accounts, which used graphic language to criticize the US president and found that 19 accounts led the way in promoting the content. Some of the postings could “easily” be regarded as “hate speech,” the study said.

    What the team uncovered was a “small operation” that is “very likely part of something bigger,” the head of research at Ghost Data, Andrea Stroppa, told Reuters.

    The posts generated from the operation garnered more than 35.2 million interactions, with 3.9 million of them happening within the last two months when the campaign “swelled dramatically,” the researchers said. Interactions for the top 19 accounts are “growing exponentially,” generating nearly 70,000 likes and comments in just the first 10 days of May.

    The accounts posted “similar or identical content” and many of the messages were published just a few minutes apart, the study noted. More tellingly, the accounts were all “activated and turned off” on the same day.

    PDF: https://ghostdata.io/report/GD_IGDJT05.pdf

  65. @renfro

    So what’s your point? The prosecutor “ultimately concludes one isn’t guilty of crime X” actually proves Alden’s point: a prosecutor would have to identify “crime X”. Since “crime X” was fabricated, there was nothing to be guilty of, and since Trump knew that, there could be no obstruction.

    As for Mueller’s report, it was a political document. All of the hearsay about what Trump was thinking about means jackshit. Thinking about doing something isn’t a crime – yet. All of the bogus “conspiracy to commit…” trials, when no illegal action was taken, are Stalinist show trials – just like the Democrats and never Trumpers were hoping Mueller could produce for them.

    • Replies: @renfro
  66. tanabear says:
    @renfro

    You can obstruct justice even if a prosecutor ultimately finds you were not guilty of committing the crime that was the focus of the underlying investigation…

    Yes, but you still must commit a crime of obstruction. A crime of obstruction would be something like the destruction subpoenaed evidence; such as taking Bleachbit to your e-mails, or smashing your smartphones with hammers. However, the firing James Comey is completely legal and allowed by the Executive. A prosecutor cannot event a crime of obstruction when the action was perfectly legal. This is in effect what the Democrats and the Left are arguing for, the invention of new crimes to impeach Trump.

    • Replies: @renfro
  67. Excellent article. I’m glad I read it.
    Secret intelligence gathering agencies with huge budgets “to keep us safe” are a problem. Always have been, always will be. Trump should be given credit for causing all this to be brought to light.

    • Agree: Digital Samizdat
  68. Wally says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    A flawed Trump will always be better than the 2016 alternative, Hillary.

    So who is his opposition now?

    [MORE]

    Green New Deal Is a Revamped Communist Manifesto
    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/08/green-new-deal-says-vote-trump-2020/

    Trump any day.

    Cheers.

  69. MBlanc46 says:

    Apologize? Of course, they’re not going to apologize. They’re going to double down.

  70. Wally says:
    @RVBlake

    “Enticed” my ass.

    Cohen is covering for The Usual Enemies of Free Speech.

    The rise of Jewish power has coincided with the rise in restrictions and campaigns to limit free speech. IMO, no accident.

    — Kevin MacDonald (@TOOEdit) March 1, 2019
    https://twitter.com/TOOEdit/status/1101305096569118720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

  71. @Anonymous

    “Lincoln,. was in the same position in the 1860s as the recent Gaddaffi of Libya, each wanted the people of their respective nation to have access to and control over local economics, currency and banks: both were killed.”

    Please, seek help before you snap and kill us all.

  72. MaryLS says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    Guilty of what exactly? No one has even named the crime. Regardless, you conclude Trump is guilty. It’s outrageous.

  73. MaryLS says:
    @TellTheTruth-2

    Guilty of what exactly? No one has even named the crime. Regardless, you conclude Trump is guilty. It’s outrageous.

  74. anon[273] • Disclaimer says:

    The Democrats Just Led the Country on a Three Year-Long Wild Goose Chase. Will They Apologize?

    of course not

    they just go from one lie they’re more than happy to believe to another – this time its “obstruction” and the media will push that lie too

  75. renfro says:
    @Curmudgeon

    The prosecutor “ultimately concludes one isn’t guilty of crime X” actually proves Alden’s point: a prosecutor would have to identify “crime X”. Since “crime X” was fabricated, there was nothing to be guilty of, and since Trump knew that, there could be no obstruction.

    Oh man, that is so stupid it would be pointless to explain (once again) how stupid it is.

  76. renfro says:
    @tanabear

    However, the firing James Comey is completely legal and allowed by the Executive. A prosecutor cannot event a crime of obstruction when the action was perfectly legal

    Wrong again…..its obvious none of you know how to find the legal cites on the elements of obstruction.

    Whether Trump can ‘legally’ fire someone or not is immaterial ….the court (and the law) looks at the INTENT behind the act. Period.

    You can legally hire or fire your maid but if your motivation- intention in either of those acts is to bribe her or threaten her because she knows something about you that could get you in legal trouble…….then it is obstruction.

    • Replies: @tanabear
    , @vinteuil
  77. renfro says:

    Trump is suing Deutsche Bank , Capital One and his own accounants, Mazars , try and keep them from complying with court orders. What is he afraid his financial records would show ? Would anyone spend millions in legal fees if he had nothing to hide? The Deutsche Bank is particulary tickleish because anti-money-laundering specialists at the bank detected what looked like suspicious activity in Trump and Kushner accounts in 2016 and 2017.It concerned money flowing into and out of their accounts to foreign banks. Deusche had already been fined 10 million for money laundering violtions. They ultimately didnt report it. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/19/business/deutsche-bank-trump-kushner.html

    Deutsche Bank Is Subpoenaed for Trump Records by House …
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/15/…/deutsche-bank-trump-finances-congress.html
    Apr 15, 2019 Congressional investigators on Monday intensified their pursuit of President Trump’s personal and business financial records by issuing a …

    Judge rules against Trump in fight over president’s financial records
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/…trump…subpoena…records/…/74e45880-7b21-11e9-&#8230;
    4 hours ago – President Trump is locked in a battle over congressional subpoenas … seeking Trump’s bank records from Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One

    Judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress …
    https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/20/politics/mazars-trump-records/index.html
    5 hours ago – A federal district judge has told the accounting firm Mazars it will need to turn over Donald Trump’s accounting records from before he was …

    I’ve seen Trump’s tax returns and you still haven’t | Newsday….https://www.newsday.com/opinion/commentary/trump-tax-returns-1.29418044 › Opinion › Commentary
    Apr 5, 2019 – An audit doesn’t prevent anyone from releasing their tax returns. … during the litigation he was forced to turn over his tax returns to my lawyers.

    • Replies: @pb
  78. tanabear says:
    @renfro

    Whether Trump can ‘legally’ fire someone or not is immaterial ….the court (and the law) looks at the INTENT behind the act. Period.

    No, you have to look at intent and a criminal act. If you are going to make the claim that a President can be impeached by exercising his Constitutional authority then we could indict Presidents every time they pardon someone. What about George Bush Sr. pardoning Caspar Weinberger in 1992? Was this an obstruction of justice? If the President has the right to pardon you can’t say it is acceptable sometimes and not other times. One might not like it, but a President cannot be impeached over it.

    But what did the firing of James Comey prevent us from discovering? Absolutely nothing.

    but if your motivation- intention in either of those acts is to bribe her or threaten

    The crime would be bribery or threatening the maid in some way, not firing her. President Nixon could have been charged with obstruction of justice for destroying evidence, payments of hush money, encouraging subordinates to lie etc. But you cannot be charged for obstruction by exercising ones Constitutional authority.

    • Replies: @renfro
  79. renfro says:
    @tanabear

    The crime would be bribery or threatening the maid in some way, not firing her. President Nixon could have been charged with obstruction of justice for destroying evidence, payments of hush money, encouraging subordinates to lie etc. But you cannot be charged for obstruction by exercising ones Constitutional authority.

    ..jesus Christ!…..sorry but I really cant handle your lack of reading comprehension or whatever it is .

    You first claimed an act that is the presidents or anyones legal right cant be considered an obstruction .

    I then pointed out that you have the legal right to hire or fire your maid….but the intent determines obstruction.

    SO..pay attention to what you now say ..”The crime would be bribery or threatening the maid

    THE …”crime would be bribery ” IS WHAT WOULD CONSTITUTE OBSTRUCTION..

    EVEN THOUGH YOU HAD THE FUCKING LEGAL RIGHT TO HIRE THE MAID……YOU DIDNT HAVE THE FUCKING LEGAL RIGHT TO BRIBE HER AND OBSTRUCTE JUSTICE.

    Please go away…I don’t do well with the stupid or misinformed or unteachable, it makes me mean and I don’t want to be mean.

  80. vinteuil says:
    @renfro

    renfro, are you a lawyer?

    If so, have you ever considered getting into an honest line of work? Ditch-digging, perhaps?

    If not, why are you retailing all this legalistic crap?

    The American “justice” system is utterly corrupt. And one of the most corrupt things about it is its practice of entrapping people into process violations where there is no underlying crime.

    But I guess you’re A-OK with that.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  81. @onebornfree

    while i cannot disagree with your analysis.. governments do not exist..
    governments are facades.. occupying a name space.. … in our language.

    I have yet to see the UK get up and walk across the room.. or shoot a gun, or kiss a person.. or whatever..
    governments are a special type of corporation.. or in the case of a king, governments are a sole proprietorship.. or in the case of a feudal king, governments are a partnership of king with his feudal lords.. but basically the value in the name space database that represents the British Government is “UK” .. the importance of understanding this is essential to understanding how journalism has been used to pull the wool over everyone’s eyes.

    Joe for example owns the gun factory in England.. and Mac owns, employs, trains, equips and pays for everything his mercenary army does from his personal funds, the private mercenary army he calls “the love bugs”.. so one day the wealthy Prince of Country X, offers Mac $50,000/ victim-citizen, to genocide Yemeni civilians in Yemen. Mac, sends his privately owned mercenary army, the love bugs, to Yemen, armed with Joe’s nuclear powered guns. The love bugs genocide 1000 Yemen civilians, and after the body count is confirmed, Mac invoices his customer, the wealthy prince in country X as follows:
    $50,000/Yemeni *1000 killed= $50,000,000, invoice due on receipt.

    The journalist report in the privately owned British media, a media so well known, that the media appears to most Brits to be the governments own public media, a report about the genocide entitled “On Friday, the UK eliminated 1000 terrorist in Yemen”.

    In this way no one is informed that Joe and Mac were behind this attack.. or that Mac had earned $50,000,000 for the work of his hired mercenaries in Yemen or that a British manufacturer of weapons provided the weapons. No reader of the article can tell from the article if the British Government condoned or contracted for the genocide.. no one learned that the Wealthy third country prince instituted the plan and hired Mac to do the job, the only information available to those in the UK, a nation state information-isolated chamber, available to UK readers, is an article entitled “the UK eliminated 1000 terrorist in Yemen”.

    Journalism is responsible for our loss of freedom and independence.. more so even I think than the corruptors who actually use the nation state for corrupt purposes. I think the schools of journalism are a large part of the problem of human rights around the globe.

  82. pb says:
    @renfro

    Ha! your all the same, in a complete frenzy to uncover any possible crime that trump might have been involved in, so you can spin it as being in the pocket of the russian

    but then!
    oh look
    what this isnt russian, they are all jews and chabad?!!?
    no, no, no, never mind we should not let this distract us from pressing issues like gendered bathrooms!

    • Replies: @Digital Samizdat
  83. @pb

    No joke! And I just love how these liberals get all their shorts in a knot over Russian Collusion!!! despite the utter lack of evidence, when the FBI was interfering in our election the whole time and they don’t even care.

  84. @Dr. E. Black

    ” Forget elections, they are Selections by the ones who give the money”

    Okay so we forget all elections and simply allow the leftist media to determine who should run the country, and then we have the leftist nut-cases entrenched in power for the next thousand years, and we get to try out every version of socialism from Russia to Cuba, to East Germany to Venezuela from now til the cows come home, and of course you as a european leftist are happy as a pig in shit.

    Screw you

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US army vet, and pro Jazz performer.

    • Replies: @Dr. E. Black
  85. @Robert Dolan

    “But the magic negro is beyond the law and nothing is going to happen”

    The crux and the doublebind of this being : DT knows that if he starts to go after the Democrat scumbags that GS will unleash his antifa armies into the cities and there will be horrendous mayhem burning and bloodletting..
    The Democrats are , at this point in time, simply invicible and invulnerable, because the dumb ass Republicans refused to wrest the “Race card” away from them back when they had the chance.
    BC/HC/BO are untouchable.

    AJM

  86. Trump should stop posturing as a giant pro-military democrat. He promised to end useless wars and the waste of military resources, but lied through his teeth. He ramped up the endless Afghan war, he ramped up the endless Iraq war, he started all sorts of new wars in Africa, he sided with the scum Saudis in bombing and murdering people in Yemen, etc, etc. And sent the military to the border. The US military can’t defeat the Taliban with their rifles and no air force or artillery, but somehow Trump thinks a bunch of incompetents will solve the border problem. People flee central America countries because the US military has trained those governments to murder poor people and torture them. The time has come to cut the military down to a fraction of its size and declare victory for the American people. Impeach!

    Fake Jazz Man “Forebrain” society qualified since 1975, pride parade cheerleader (unofficial) Ramstein Air Base, rythmic triangler for All That Jazz, queer music ensemble

    • Replies: @Digital Samizdat
  87. @Authenticjazzman

    You are so blue pilled. Even an 11 year old can figure this out…

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  88. @Dr. E. Black

    You are so blue-pilled, even an 11 year-old can figure this out”

    Okay you win

    AJM

  89. Agent76 says:

    May 21, 2019 Democrats Move To Bypass Electoral College, This Is A HUGE Mistake

    Democrats Move To Bypass Electoral College, This Is A HUGE Mistake. Maine is one of the latest states to join the National popular Vote Interstate Compact, an agreement among states to only give their electoral votes to the winner of the US popular vote.

  90. @Fake Jazz Man

    Love the handle! 😀

    Unfortunately, impeaching Trump isn’t going to change our foreign policy much. To the extent that it would have any effect at all, it would probably only worsen it by making zio-rapture-muppet Mike Pence commander in chief.

    Take heart though: at least Trump–despite immense pressure to do so–hasn’t started any completely new wars yet. So far, all his trashtalk on Venezuela and Iran has simply been a lot of empty posturing. Let’s hope it stays that way …

  91. @Sunshine

    I don’t disagree. There is definitely a concerted effort underway to denigrate people of European origin and “elevate” POC as superior and noble to the lowly white monsters. But it is still possible to disengage from it and go about one’s business in peace and not all poc are on board with this craziness. Talk of war, as in shooting war, is a bit premature but that doesn’t stop some people from obsessing over it and psyching themselves up for “when the time comes.” That kind of obsession is what leads to self-fulfilling prophecies.

  92. annamaria says:
    @vinteuil

    The criminal class goes on offensive or the ZUSA fascism on the march: “Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act on 17 New Counts” https://consortiumnews.com/2019/05/23/assange-indicted-under-espionage-act-on-17-new-counts/#comments

    John Demers, head of the DOJ’s National Security Division, told reporters: “Some say that Assange is a journalist and that he should be immune for prosecution for these actions.” … Demers said Assange wasn’t a journalist. …

    Assange’s attorney in the U.S., Barry Pollack, responded:

    “Today the government charged Julian Assange under the Espionage Act for encouraging sources to provide him truthful information and for publishing that information. The fig leaf that this is merely about alleged computer hacking has been removed. These unprecedented charges demonstrate the gravity of the threat the criminal prosecution of Julian Assange poses to all journalists in their endeavor to inform the public about actions that have taken by the U.S. government.”

    Who is John C. Demers:

    In 2008, Demers helped draft Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act, which allows the National Security Agency (NSA) to collect emails and other electronic communications of foreign targets overseas, including correspondence with U.S. citizens.

    In March 2009, Demers joined Boeing International, the world’s largest aircraft manufacturer and is a major military contractor. … In May 2016, Devers was promoted to the joint title of vice president…

    On September 2, 2017, Trump nominated Demers, a weapons industry attorney, to be the next chief of the National Security Division (NSD) of the Department of Justice (DOJ). At his confirmation hearing in October 2017, Demers made it clear that the NSA should not be required to obtain a warrant from the FBI before searching the communications of American citizens. He also waffled on the subject of whether journalists should be jailed for refusing to reveal their sources.

    John C. Demers is a war profiteer and enemy of democracy.

  93. @Patrikios Stetsonis

    The REAL CRIMINALS and TRAITORS of the USA, are Israel and it supporters.

    Bravo.

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