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On Tuesday, the New York Times accused Donald Trump of spreading conspiracy theories about “a spy inside his presidential campaign.” Here’s an excerpt from the article:

“Last week, President Trump promoted new, unconfirmed accusations to suit his political narrative: that a ‘criminal deep state’ element within Mr. Obama’s government planted a spy deep inside his presidential campaign to help his rival, Hillary Clinton, win — a scheme he branded ‘Spygate.’ It was the latest indication that a president who has for decades trafficked in conspiracy theories has brought them from the fringes of public discourse to the Oval Office.” (“With ‘Spygate,’ Trump Shows How He Uses Conspiracy Theories to Erode Trust”, The New York Times)

The article is clearly intended to show that Trump is paranoid and delusional, but what the author fails to mention is that it was the Times that originally published the story about the spy in the Trump campaign. Take a look at this clip from last week’s article titled “F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump Claims”:

“F.B.I. agents sent an informant to talk to two campaign advisers only after they received evidence that the pair had suspicious contacts linked to Russia during the campaign. The informant, an American academic who teaches in Britain, made contact late that summer with one campaign adviser, George Papadopoulos, according to people familiar with the matter. He also met repeatedly in the ensuing months with the other aide, Carter Page, who was also under F.B.I. scrutiny for his ties to Russia.” (“F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump Claims”, New York Times)

While the Times admits the FBI “sent an informant to talk to two campaign advisers”, they seem to think there is a difference between an informant and a spy, but in this case there clearly isn’t because the informant was surreptitiously gathering information on members of the campaign which, by definition, is spying. The Times compounds its error by alluding to the Trump campaign’s “suspicious contacts to Russia” which is again misleading because–as the Times knows– after an exhaustive 18 month-long investigation, those “suspicious contacts” have amounted to nothing. So we must logically conclude that Trump’s assertion, that an informant was planted in his campaign for political reasons, is at least as credible as the Times assumption that members of the Trump campaign were improperly mixed up with Russia. In fact, if we compare Trump’s broader theory –that the Russia probe is a politically-motivated attack on his presidency– to the Times‘ theory– that Trump is in bed with Moscow–there is no question as to which version is more believable. Here’s more from the Times:

“Now that he is president, Mr. Trump’s baseless stories of secret plots by powerful interests appear to be having a distinct effect….Mr. Trump’s willingness to peddle suspicion as fact has implications beyond the Russia inquiry. It is a vital ingredient in the president’s communications arsenal, a social media-fueled, brashly expressed narrative of dubious accusations and dark insinuations that allows him to promote his own version of reality…

“He’s the blame shifter in chief,” said Gwenda Blair, a Trump biographer. (“With ‘Spygate,’ Trump Shows How He Uses Conspiracy Theories to Erode Trust”, The New York Times)

What is the point of ridiculing Trump in article after article after article? Is anyone persuaded by these blistering smears that are passed off as unbiased reporting. It’s not just unprofessional, it’s irrelevant. If the Times took its ‘duty to inform the public’ seriously they would have provided a little background on the “FBI informant” in question. Who is he? What is his personal history? Was he involved in counterintelligence operations in the past? That’s what curious people want to know, they’re not interested in the name-calling. Take a look at this excerpt from an article by Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept:

“Four decades ago, Stefan Halper (The FBI informant) was responsible for a long-forgotten spying scandal involving the 1980 election, in which the Reagan campaign – using CIA officials managed by Halper, ….got caught running a spying operation from inside the Carter administration. The plot involved CIA operatives passing classified information about Carter’s foreign policy to Reagan campaign officials in order to ensure the Reagan campaign knew of any foreign policy decisions that Carter was considering…. the CIA’s perceived meddling in the 1980 election… was a somewhat serious political controversy. And Halper was in that middle of that, too.” (The FBI Informant Who Monitored the Trump Campaign, Stefan Halper, Oversaw a CIA Spying Operation in the 1980 Presidential Election, The Intercept)

Okay, so now we know that the informant has a history of political espionage. That’s a step in the right direction. Halper spied on the Carter administration just like he spied on the Trump campaign, same thing, different decade. So why didn’t the Times simply acknowledge what they knew about Halper instead of splitting hairs over the term ‘spy’? And why did they conceal his connections to the CIA that go back decades? Doesn’t the Times think their readers deserve to know what’s really going on or do they think the facts will undermine their sketchy version of events?

The Halper situation is just one of the more glaring omissions in the Times coverage of the Russia probe, there are many others too. For example, did you know that the FBI never seized or searched the Democrat servers for forensic evidence? It’s true. The entire Russia meddling probe is based allegations that Russia hacked DNC servers, but the FBI never conducted its own investigation of the computers. They just took the word of a private company with close ties to the Democratic party, which means the whole thing could be made up, we’ll never know for sure. Imagine if a homicide detective left the smoking gun that was used in a murder with the wife of the victim saying they’ll just take her word about what happened. Does that make sense? Of course not. So, why would the FBI take the word of an openly partisan organization who had every reason to misrepresent their findings. And why are the journalists at the Times so lacking in curiosity that they won’t even look into the matter? It makes it look like they’re part of a big cover-up.

The Times has also ignored the fact that neither Wikileak’s founder Julian Assange nor former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan, Craig Murray have ever been asked to testify by the Mueller investigation? Isn’t that a bit strange? Keep in mind, that these are the only two men who can positively verify whether Russia stole the DNC emails and gave them to Wikileaks or not. And even though both men have expressed their willingness to testify on the matter, they’ve never gotten the call from Mueller. Why? Why wouldn’t Mueller want to hear what they have to say?

The reason he doesn’t want to hear what they have to say is because they can positively confirm what actually happened, right? And what actually happened, doesn’t jibe with Mueller’s political objectives so he’s abandoned any thought of interviewing them. Isn’t that what’s really going on? The Times has never once inquired about this matter, which is entirely in keeping with their unflinching support for the Mueller Inquisition, despite the fact that Mueller only interviews the people who move him closer to his political goals. Trump is right, the whole investigation is rigged. Now take a look at this clip from Investors Business Daily:

“CIA Director John Brennan used the flimsy excuse of a tip from the Estonian intelligence agency that Putin was giving money to the Trump campaign to form an “inter-agency taskforce” on supposed Trump-Russia collusion in 2016. It met at CIA headquarters, spy central. The Estonian tip didn’t pan out, but the task force remained.” (“Sorry, But Obama White House, Not Dossier, Was Behind Trump Investigation, Investors Business Daily)

Have you ever read anything about Brennan’s inter-agency taskforce in the Times? Of course not. Why would the Times want to cover something as mundane as a CIA Director brainstorming with his Intel friends about infiltrating a political campaign or sabotaging a presidential candidate who didn’t get the deep-state seal of approval? Nothing to see here, move along.

According to George Neumayr, writing in The American Spectator:

“Both before and after the FBI’s official probe began in late July 2016, Brennan was bringing together into the same room at CIA headquarters a cast of Trump haters across the Obama administration whose activities he could direct — from Peter Strzok, …to Jim Clapper,… to an assortment of Brennan’s buddies at the Treasury Department, Justice Department, and White House. It eventually led, on July 31, 2016, to the creation FBI’s “Crossfire Hurricane” program to spy against the Trump campaign.” (“Sorry, But Obama White House, Not Dossier, Was Behind Trump Investigation”, Investors Business Daily)

If you read the Times, you’d never suspect that the Intel agencies, the FBI, and the DOJ were all huddling in secret trying to figure out the best way to stick it to Trump. The author of the Investors Business Daily piece refers to Brennan’s group an “inter-agency taskforce”, but it could as easily be called a cabal of fifth columnists and junta leaders all of who were determined to reverse the outcome of the 2016 elections and remove Trump from office. Take a look at this insightful “must read” post at Sic Semper Tyrannis by Publius Tacitus who sums up precisely what has been going on below the radar:

“There is solid reporting that British intelligence agencies–MI6 and GCHQ to be precise– were involved early on in trying to tie Russia to Trump….(GCHQ is the British version of the NSA. It intercepts emails and telephone calls and the information is stored in massive databases and can be retrieved at will.)…

GCHQ first became aware in late 2015 of suspicious “interactions” between figures connected to Trump and known or suspected Russian agents, a source close to UK intelligence said. This intelligence was passed to the US as part of a routine exchange of information, they added….But both US and UK intelligence sources now acknowledge that GCHQ played an early and important role in kickstarting the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation..

…the actual intelligence does not show that Trump associates took the initiative in reaching out to have contact with Russians. Nope. The Trump associates–Papadopoulos and Carter Page in particular–were baited with information. Once they took the bait and communicated that information back to other Trump associates, their communications were seized by the Brits, put into a SIGINT report and then shared with the US intelligence authorities. This duplicitous, machiavellian tactic allowed CIA Director Brennan and DNI James Clapper to pretend that the information about Trump links to Russians came from independent sources that just happened, innocently, to stumble on the intelligence….

To put it bluntly, Trump has been a target of a coup d’etat that has relied of information warfare rather than actual arms…..” (The Plot to Slaughter Donald Trump by Publius Tacitus”, Sic Semper Tyrannis)

Let’s see if I got this right: Brennan gets his buddies in the UK to feed fake information on Russia to members of the Trump campaign, after which the FBI uses the suspicious communications about Russia as a pretext to unmask, wiretap, issue FISA warrants, and infiltrate the campaign, after which the incriminating evidence that was collected in the process of entrapping Trump campaign assistants is compiled in a legal case that is used to remove Trump from office. Is that how it’s supposed to work?

It certainly looks like it. But don’t expect to read about it in the Times.

 
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  1. From my blog:

    May 29, 2018 – Fake News About Julian Assange

    Some news sites report that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is willing to testify before Congress about the Clinton e-mail/Russia/Trump investigations. The response from Congress is fear, but our corporate media fails to report key details to explain why. First, Assange has often stated that Wikileaks never got information from the Russian government. In addition, Assange might reveal the massive corruption uncovered about the Clinton crime family. Moreover, Assange has already given interviews where he provided the answers, but our corporate media refuses to air them. The corporate media never disputes revelations of massive corruption by Hillary Clinton, they only want proof that this truthful information was provided by Russia.

    Watch this great interview where Australia’s most famous journalist interviews Assange.

    Most congressmen have seen this so will never allow Assange to testify, and prevent this by insisting he must appear in the USA. They know Assange will be arrested and disappear the moment he sets foot in the USA. The criminal case against Assange is weak because he is the head of news organization who clearly states Wikileaks does not steal secret information or hack anything. It simply posts information sent by others.

    This is why the USA has never indicted Assange, but our Deep State “Justice” Department will concoct a dozen charges if they can grab him. Since the corrupt Deep State views Assange as an enemy, the best move President Trump can make is to have Assange come to Washington DC and speak in public where the media will be forced to report these facts. Trump seems unaware that he is the ultimate head of the Department of Justice, so can nix any plans to indict Assange, and pardon him should something slip past.

  2. Writers read the NYT. Then they write about what they read. But for that most people would be unaware that the NYT exists. Which would represent a significant improvement in public health and well being.

    • Replies: @Jim Christian
  3. @Carlton Meyer

    Assange exposes the truth. The truth is Kryptonite to imperil Washington. Trump is too dumb to protect Assange. Where are those sneaky Russians when we need them?

  4. i think this video (9sec) explains perfectly how the entire “spygate” thing makes me feel.

    im starting to belive it is “bread and circus” for the masses as they prepare for war against Russia. i certainly dont believe no.45 is a knight in shining armor hellbent on saving the republic, i hoped and did what i could do on social media to get him elected with all my friends around the world as did millions of others. But we learnt a lot abt organizing things locally and globally.
    This US election also made tens of thousands people realize we are in a literal war against globalism/ists.
    For that im grateful,
    and the lessons about gaslighting, hasbara trolls psy-ops and things i never believed existed or needed to worry about few years ago are invaluable.
    Depressingly all i see is more Clinton/Bush/Obama policies on steroids when it comes to proxy wars or arming terrorists, Russia, drone bombes etc.
    So that NYT writes propaganda pieces dont come as a huge shock tbh..

    have a blessed day/night everyone!

    Per.

  5. anon[189] • Disclaimer says:

    Trump needs to be Trump and fire some people, starting with Rod Rosenstein.

  6. You should provide links to the articles you quote.

    • Agree: res
    • Replies: @JerseyJeffersonian
  7. NYT, Washpost, CNN, for me just jewish propaganda.

    • Agree: Seamus Padraig
  8. @WorkingClass

    Good take. the very headline is ludicrous.

    “Why Is the New York Times Misleading the American People About the Paid Informant Who Was Spying on the Trump Campaign?”

    Only the ruling class reads NYTimes, WashPost. The “American People” haven’t a clue. Hell, the NYTimes and WashPost could print actual facts and truth and no one would care because the “American People” don’t read them on the one hand and are too busy with their own struggles to care on the other.

    I am the mainstream and I approved this message.

  9. @Carlton Meyer

    Love ya, Carlton, it’s nice exchanging tips and tricks and thoughts, but talking to people in my travels between Boston and Washington and the the occasional jaunt through NYC, I find that no one is aware of the choice issues of the day highlighted on your G2M site. From EMALS and Pentagon purchasing to the travails of the Deep State, citizens whose fiscal and even existential fate rests on these issues are completely unaware and simply don’t seem to care. They overplay their hand with Assange. Let him come back, go home, go to the press, whatever, it doesn’t matter. No one cares anyway. The Deep State lets us talk freely here because we don’t matter. No one does.

    I’m at a loss as to how you get them to look, to see, to care. 50% of the country is glued to their Smart Phones, is #withher and simply won’t pay attention to anything beyond their feelings. Trump or not, all the Deep State has to do is roll out the next clean, articulate “New Thing” for the idiocrasy to vote on and that will be it for another 8 years. They own it.

    After all, these are the people that kill people. It was naive of us to think it would be terribly different with Trump. There Sessions sits, there Hillary goes, grooming the media for 2020, her high crimes completely shrouded by a recused AG. It was all a ruse, a dodge, a distraction. The Deep State goes on, completely unimpeded. Trump is giving them everything they want, no need to JFK him.

    • Replies: @Seamus Padraig
  10. Jubal says:

    For the last 100 years, a writer could always come up with a topic along the lines of “Why is the New York Times misleading Americans about ….?” Then have a fill in the blank for the topic.

    The only interesting question is why do people still read the New York Times and pay any attention to what the New York Times says?

    Wouldn’t the world be a better place if when the New York Times tried to mislead people they find that no one is paying any attention anymore? Its an easy and free solution to simply pay no more attention to what they say, and its a solution that removes all power from their hands.

    • Replies: @Svigor
  11. @jilles dykstra

    For sure the NY Times, Wash Post and CNN are like three old grey elephants farting in the background. They’re there, but who cares?

    Americans deserve better than an entire mass media and communications system that are owned/controlled by an ethnic group that constitutes less than 2% of the population.

    They tried to pass legislation in Sweden limiting media ownership by any single person, family, corporation or ethnic group to no more than 5%–a stellar idea if you ask me–but predictably the Jewish mob immediately started whining.

  12. Zionists control the MSM and so it is no surprise that The New York Times is misleading the American people as they have always mislead the American people and in fact that is their job as a Zionist mouthpiece is to lie to the American people, that what they do, just like a bear shits in the woods, the NYT LIES.

  13. I wish people would get as upset about the FeeBI (and God only knows how many other agencies) spying on average citizens as they do when they spy on a billionaire presidential candidate.

    I wish people would get as upset when the FeeBI, ATF, DEA, and numerous other police agencies murder Americans like they did at Ruby Ridge, Waco, and all too often on our streets.

    I wish people would get as upset when various government agencies use no knock raids and flash bangs on American citizens.

    All of these are more important than an “informant” having meetings with a billionaire’s aides.

    • Replies: @GourmetDan
    , @Svigor
  14. “Informant” v “spy” is beside he point. If Trump is innocent, then an FBI informant inside his campaign would be a godsend for him because the informant would have discovered that there was no collusion and would have reported that back to the Bureau. At that point, the Russiagte investigation would never have been started. The only situation in which Trump needs to worry about an FBI informant is if he is guilty. Once again, Trump is pointing the accusing finger directly at himself!

  15. anon[217] • Disclaimer says:

    They don’t call it the Jew York Times for nothing. Jews are practically foaming at the mouth at the mention of Trump, they’ve gone berserk, beyond reasoning. They think loving your country means nationalism means gassing of Jews, talk about paranoid delusional psychopathic logic.

    Ironically their hysterical antics are drawing negative attention and increased animosity towards them as a group. No one thought of them as an out group, but now they are making themselves into one, a hysterical, anti-American out group.

    • Replies: @Echoes of History
    , @Wally
  16. @Chris Mallory

    All of these are more important than an “informant” having meetings with a billionaire’s aides.

    Those things were just testing the public response so that government would know there would be no opposition to their control of the political process…

  17. Anon[318] • Disclaimer says:

    “Crossfire Hurricane”
    That is the evocative name for a disinformation operation. Follow the nomenclature
    trail and this conspiracy will break right open. Christopher Steele could be the man
    who liked Jagger-Richards lyrics, he’s English after all. Or perhaps it’s the nutty
    professor, Stefan Halper himself. He’s stodgy looking now but having spent so much
    time overseas it would not be a stretch to visualize a young slender Stefan in mod attire
    partying on Carnaby Street.

    The name “crossfire hurricane” exists on the idea man’s computer. Find that man
    and every person who was subsequently involved! Therein lies the membership
    of the biggest criminal conspiracy in US political history: conspiracy to commit treason
    by undermining the campaign and Presidency of duly elected Donald J. Trump.

    • Replies: @Chet Roman
  18. @anon

    Thus do all traitors. NYT trembles at the fact that real Americans elected Trump. Fake Americans will soon not be counted as equals, and will have to go back.

    Deliver our nation from immigration.
    Deliver our people from invasion.
    Deliver us from Arab, Black, and Asian.
    St. Breivik, pray for us.

    • Replies: @Jake
  19. Jake says:

    Back in the Good Ole Days of high liberalism – the 1960s and 1970s – liberal academics and journalists very 100% that if only liberals could take total control of the academy and journalism, then the US would blossom into a paradise of truly free speech and fairness, which would lead to good government acting in perfect fairness as it corrected the wrongs of the past.

    Well, the Left did take total control of both the academic world and the world of journalism, and we live in the dystopian wake.

  20. The hissy fit at Project Mockingbird (through its apparat the NYT) about the word choice ‘informant’ vs. ‘spy’ reflects CIA’s exposure. Spy means CIA. CIA is frantic to hide its illegal domestic operations behind FBI, or DOJ, or The Joos, or anybody. To the extent that the Trump administration has any autonomy left, pantsing the CIA is arguably their most successful initiative. It’s also ultimately most important, because policy’s a waste of time as long as CIA preserves its impunity. The guys with impunity will always be the guys in charge. They have absolute sovereignty, life-and-death power. There is one and only one test of Trump’s legacy: if CIA exists at the end of Trump’s tenure, his presidency was a waste of time.

  21. @Michael Kenny

    I apologize if you are being sarcastic and I am missing it, but that’s like saying the victim of a blatantly illegal warrantless search shouldn’t complain about it “unless he’s hiding something.” One of the main points of restraints on searches and seizures is not just to stop the random inconvenience of having the cops knock down your door in the middle of the night, it’s also because people who have this kind of power tend to plant evidence or make up stuff in order to get a sham warrant to engage in that search in the first place. After reading that outrageous editorial — “He’s not a spy, he’s an informant… So you’re lying Mr. President and poisoning the minds of the citizens in doing so!” — does anyone seriously believe the New York Times, Washington Post or CNN wouldn’t just lie in support of evidence planting or blatant falsehoods in support of getting a warrant?

  22. renfro says:
    @jilles dykstra

    NYT, Washpost, CNN, for me just jewish propaganda.

    True.
    But people should be aware that ‘reporting’ and opinions on Trump are split between the ‘liberal Jew media’ – like the NYT and the ‘militant Jew media’ – like Fox news—thus all the conflicting stories , accusations vr. defenses from pro and anti Trumpers that we see in the press, media and internet are not to be taken as completely proven or factual.

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  23. renfro says:
    @Michael Kenny

    “Informant” v “spy” is beside he point. If Trump is innocent, then an FBI informant inside his campaign would be a godsend for him because the informant would have discovered that there was no collusion and would have reported that back to the Bureau.

    Probably true.

    If the informant hadn’t discovered the many contacts between some Russians and Trump campaign operatives like Manafort and others the investigation would likely have died.
    But once discovered the question was were there others, did Trump know and did any of the Russians funnel money to Trumps campaign.

    • Replies: @Svigor
    , @MarkinLA
  24. @Anon

    I think an excerpt from an article I recently read provides another possible explanation of “Crossfire hurricane”. I copied the comment but forgot to copy the author and link, sorry about that.

    From the article:

    The name, explains the paper, refers to the Rolling Stones lyric “I was born in a crossfire hurricane,” from the 1968 hit “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” Mick Jagger, one of the songwriters, said the song was a “metaphor” for psychedelic-drug induced states. The other, Keith Richards, said it “refers to his being born amid the bombing and air raid sirens of Dartford, England, in 1943 during World War II.”

    Investigation names, say senior U..S law enforcement officials, are designed to refer to facts, ideas, or people related to the investigation. Sometimes they’re explicit, and other times playful or even allusive. So what did the Russia investigation have to do with World War II, psychedelic drugs, or Keith’s childhood?

    The answer may be found in the 1986 Penny Marshall film named after the song, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” In the Cold War-era comedy, a quirky bank officer played by Whoopi Goldberg comes to the aid of Jonathan Pryce, who plays a British spy being chased by the KGB.

    The code name “Crossfire Hurricane” is therefore most likely a reference to the former British spy whose allegedly Russian-sourced reports on the Trump team’s alleged ties to Russia were used as evidence to secure a Foreign Intelligence Service Act secret warrant on Trump adviser Carter Page in October 2016: ex-MI6 agent Christopher Steele.

    • Replies: @anon
  25. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @jilles dykstra

    Totally absolutely agree. You should have read what they wrote about Castro before he succeeded in overthrowing the Cuban government. You’d have thought he was Martin Luther Robin Hood, King Arthur and George Washington combined.

    Then for about the first 5 years the NYSlimes did nothing but praise everything he and his revolutionaries did in Cuba.

    • Replies: @prusmc
  26. Wally says:
    @anon

    said:
    “Ironically their hysterical antics are drawing negative attention and increased animosity towards them as a group. No one thought of them as an out group, but now they are making themselves into one, a hysterical, anti-American out group.”

    Indeed. Witness the exploding inquiries into their fake ’6M Jews & gas chambers’.

    Now mainstream:

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2018/05/paul-craig-roberts/morality-truth-facts/

    Get off your knees and fight back.

    http://www.codoh.com

  27. anon[318] • Disclaimer says:
    @Chet Roman

    There must be a thread of every person in the Obama white house,
    state department & DOJ who received a communication entitled:
    “Crossfire Hurricane, for your eyes only”. We want those names!
    That august group would constitute the conspiritors

  28. @renfro

    Unless various sources agree, and there is consistency, plus acceptable motives, I do not accept anything as true.

  29. Are not people that are traitors handled” with extreme Prejudice”?
    No not when in the deep state interests.
    America is rotten from the inside out, the comming trade war will hurt the EU and personally me too, but it will devastate the Evil empire, the nest of Sauron, and it will take the snakepit of Zionazism with it .
    I will rejoice in poverty.

  30. Eagle Eye says:

    ON TOPIC

    Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are still DEAD. An “interview” recently released to Reuters in which Yulia reads the Russian translation [sic] of an official British statement was apparently recorded before early April. This and the formulaic and bizarrely incurious news treatment in the UK – no when? where? how? etc. – itself indicates that both are dead.

    http://www.unz.com/isteve/is-tom-wilkinsons-character-in-the-ghost-writer-based-on-stefan-halper/#comment-2349169

    BACKGROUND: It appears that Sergei played a key role in concocting the “Steele Dossier” that was used by traitor Comey to secure a FISA warrant against the Trump campaign. Sergei may have tried to expose the operation.

    In particular, the transatlantic Deep State appears to be sensitive about the criminal involvement of Christopher Steele and Pablo Miller, so both he and his daughter were disappeared in a hurriedly-planned operation lamely blamed on the Russians.

  31. pyrrhus says:

    “Why is the NYT misleading the public…..”..Short answer, because it is controlled by Marxists who want to destroy traditional America….

  32. Svigor says:
    @jilles dykstra

    The altright kiddies are using the term “JLeft” now. First I’m seeing it, anyway. I kinda like it. To a normie it might seem like it’s referring to the Jewish left, but it means the left is Jewish, and Jews are leftist.

    It’s nice and pithy.

  33. Svigor says:
    @Jubal

    I read it for the same reason militaries read enemy intercepts.

    (Google is so ignorant and leftist, their spell-check highlights “militaries”)

  34. Svigor says:
    @Chris Mallory

    I wish people would get as upset about the FeeBI (and God only knows how many other agencies) spying on average citizens as they do when they spy on a billionaire presidential candidate.

    I wish people would get as upset when the FeeBI, ATF, DEA, and numerous other police agencies murder Americans like they did at Ruby Ridge, Waco, and all too often on our streets.

    I wish people would get as upset when various government agencies use no knock raids and flash bangs on American citizens.

    All of these are more important than an “informant” having meetings with a billionaire’s aides.

    There’s nothing inherently wrong with no-knock raids or using flash-bangs on civilians. They’re like any other legitimate tool, and can be abused (and yes, they’ve been abused, probably even in a systematic way in places).

    It’s stupid to demand that cops expose themselves and surrounding civilians to unnecessary risk just to make sure suspects are warned of legal niceties (“hey guys, we’re coming in now, plz lock, load, and barricade!”).

    No, all of that stuff is not more important than a bloodless coup against the democratically-elected PotUS.

  35. Svigor says:
    @Michael Kenny

    Jewish-Leftist Stasi troll alert.

  36. Svigor says:
    @renfro

    I love how, as Steve has pointed out, the biggest fish puke Mueller & co have caught is also the biggest swamp critter, one Trump let go before (IIRC) the election.

    • Replies: @renfro
  37. Jake says:
    @Echoes of History

    Blasphemy of your sort is equal to what you claim to oppose.

  38. Blasphemy? Killing 69 of the enemy isn’t enough to be beatified? Can one be a saint only if they have slain tens of thousands?

  39. @Mike Sylwester

    On my android phone, if I press & hold on the title citation for the quoted material, a button for a link does appear. The exact touch is a bit tricky, & I haven’t gotten the squeeze on it, but it is there.

    Perhaps on a PC, if one hovers the cursor over the title citation for the quoted text, or if you right click while hovering there, the link may also appear. Have to try that when I am at work, & have a PC to play with.

    Failing these optio s, you can drop the citations’ titles into a search engine & find it that way.

    Happy hunting…

    • Replies: @res
  40. Noah Way says:

    Why is the NYT misleading …?

    You might as well ask why is the Pope Catholic.

  41. Mike Whitney intelligently asked: “Why Is the New York Times Misleading the American People About the Paid Informant Who Was Spying on the Trump Campaign?”

    I take back a crack at an answer.

    Ti their tribal advantage, The NYT’s deliberately leads & misleads the American dumb goyim.

    Such results in the intensification of population DIVISION, a situation upon which elite ZUS Jews & their friends politically & financially thrive upon.

    Thanks to All.

    P.S.:
    The first commenter, Carlton Meyer, on this thread wrote semi-interestingly: “Trump seems unaware that he is the ultimate head of the Department of Justice, so can nix any plans to indict Assange, and pardon him.” Impossible!
    As PreZident Trump & cast are key actors in the current crazy Zio-Theater, I am sorry to say that Carlton Meyer is unaware of the fact that the “Department of Justice” ain’t no better than The NYT’s jurisprudence.

  42. A return to Mike Whitney’s article title, question: “Why Is the New York Times Misleading the American People About the Paid Informant Who Was Spying on the Trump Campaign?”

    Apology, I wrote comment # 42 while watching TV Orioles vs. NY Yankee game, and drinking draught “Miller Lite.” Pissed after the Birds (slugger) Chris Davis hit into a “double play,” I got too wordy.

    I should have simply written that the answer to Mr. Whitney’s title question is:

    The New York Times is Corporate Jew Media and they print the news that fits their Zio script.

    Thanks all.

  43. Hey Mike welcome to the planet earth. Who do you think runs the media, government,economic pathways, universities and so forth? Repeat after me: Khazars,Khazars,Khazars……. Now do this assignment till you remember it. Then answer your own question.

  44. Pindos says:

    Cause they’re jews. Cause they’re JEWS.

  45. renfro says:
    @Svigor

    There is more to come……no one knows half of what Muller’s team already knows.

  46. ‘…What is the point of ridiculing Trump in article after article after article? Is anyone persuaded by these blistering smears that are passed off as unbiased reporting. It’s not just unprofessional, it’s irrelevant…’

    The most striking and significant development of the last eighteen months may not be Trump’s presidency itself so much as the extent to which the mainstream media has degraded itself with its incessant and hysterical attacks on the man. I haven’t seen anything remotely like it in fifty years of watching it all go by.

    Trump himself will pass from the scene; the media may have permanently discredited itself. I for one simply no longer attach much credence to anything the Post, the Times, etc claim. It’s like looking at Pravda back in the day.

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  47. Jimmy says:

    @JackAlbatross

    America used to have regulations that limiteed the amount of media that one person or one corporation could own.

    That was back when TV stations, radio stations and newspapers had more local and independent ownership. Ronald Reagan destroyed that. Then, companies like Clear Channel could own most the radio stations in America. There used to be more voices in the American media. And there was more journalistic independence. There was talk of a ‘wall’ between the business side of a media company and the journalists who tried to stay clear of that. All of that went away with Reagan. Corporations became mass owners of media, and all journalists had to do what they said or be gone. No more independence, no more varying of voices, journalists had to do what the business bosses said or be gone. Only a small handfuls of corporations owning everything. Only one voice in the media. Welcome to Reagan’s America.

  48. prusmc says: • Website
    @Anon

    About the time 59 or 60 Castro was being lionized by Herbert Mathews in the news and editorial sections, it’s metropolitan advertising department was promoting it’s efficacy in finding employment for up_ scale urban professionals. Through out the metroplex signs with handsome young executives or staffers who were quoted saying “I got my job through the New York Times”.
    Some scandelous critic had several hundred posters printed with Fidel’s picture over the words “I got my job through the New York Times. With all the graphic media we have today, such wit and talent would surely be apreciated.

  49. Gordo says:

    Why Is the New York Times Misleading the American People About the Paid Informant Who Was Spying on the Trump Campaign?

    The NYT doesn’t really mislead. It is not an attempt at news, simply a prompt sheet so that the inner party know the talking points.

  50. @Colin Wright

    Colin Wright reflected, wrote: “I for one simply no longer attach much credence to anything the Post, the Times, etc claim. It’s like looking at Pravda back in the day.”

    Hi Colin Wright,

    Although only force fed on what Pravda claimed during the late-1970s-1990, above, you are not alone! Thanks for making free confession of WaPo / NYT disbelief!

    I now return to the America when “Glenn Miller played,” and Herbert Hoover was POTUS.

    F.y.i., 1919-1927, Henry Ford owned the widely popular Dearborn Independent; final issue New Years Eve 1927. Unbowed, Dearborn Independent published vital information on the threat of Jewish power in America.

    To be objective, below, I provide a You Tube video that presents Brandeis University Jonathan Sarne’s “take” on Henry Ford’s “Publication on Jews.”

    To reiterate, Colin, you’re not alone!

    Selah, the “Spotlight” beneath a Hebrew hand basket.

  51. res says:
    @JerseyJeffersonian

    On my android phone, if I press & hold on the title citation for the quoted material, a button for a link does appear.

    Could you give a specific example where you see that? I see publication names in italics (not article titles) and none of them are links in my PC browser.

    And since they are not titles, your suggestion does not help. It is probably possible to find them using the publication and text, but that should be done by the author.

  52. MarkinLA says:
    @Michael Kenny

    I assume that even you aren’t this dumb and this is satire but will pretend you are serious.

    Yes, this is exactly what FBI informants do when they can’t find any evidence of any wrong doing. They dutifully report back to the FBI that nothing is going on, except when they try and frame the object of the “investigation” as they have done for so many of those hapless idiots the FBI claimed were “terrorists” like the Huttaree Militia. The FBI lying about people and setting them up goes all the back to the civil rights protest era – probably all the way back to the socialist organizations in the Great Depression.

  53. MarkinLA says:
    @renfro

    others the investigation would likely have died.

    Why would have it died when the object of the investigation was never about Russians but about making sure Trump wasn’t President? Mueller has found nothing to date and his investigation goes on and on.

  54. Milton says:

    There was collusion between Trump and a foreign power, but not Russia. The collusion was with Israel. Mueller was brought in by the Deep State to make sure that Trump would step in line with an Israeli-First foreign policy agenda. The Deep State was worried because during the campaign Trump preached a non-interventionist and America-First foreign policy. Now that Trump has proven to be a slavish Israeli-First puppet, Mueller will slowly but surely fade into the background. He will conclude his “investigation” with no conclusion one way or the other and the Media will gradually stop giving him attention. Mission Accomplished for Mueller and the Zio-nazis.

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