Category: Russia

Russia Collusion Hillary Putin bribes reveal Trump Derangement Syndrome

The Russia collusion — emerging facts finally jive with obvious motives *UPDATED*

The real Russia collusion — Obama and Clinton team with Russia against Trump — makes sense if you look at the motives driving the various actors. Da Vinci once said that “Every action needs to be prompted by a motive.” Motive is certainly a helpful tool when it comes to bringing

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The true tale of the Steele Dossier and the Russia Conspiracy

New facts show that the so-called Russia conspiracy was in fact a product of savvy Russians and credulous, willing, and very dishonest Democrat operatives. This Trump-Russia collusion narrative is looking more and more like an incredibly intelligent mix of publicly available facts wrapped around some damning pieces of knowing slanders

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Dueling headlines: Uranium One and Frederica Wilson

Perhaps the most shocking thing of all about the Uranium One corruption scandal is the drive-by media’s deliberate effort to hide the story from the public. The following headlines are only a slight exaggeration. I’ve used “The Hill,” which broke the Uranium One story, as a representative of those few

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Russia Collusion Hillary Putin bribes reveal Trump Derangement Syndrome

Two reports yesterday highlight Trump Derangement Syndrome

A snapshot of Trump Derangement Syndrome: the different responses to reports about Trump’s alleged insensitivity versus Hillary’s selling America to Russia. Yesterday’s news broke two stories, one detailing massive national security infractions involving Russians during the Obama administration and one reporting the claim that Trump was insensitive to the widow

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Bookworm Beat 1/26/17 – Life in Trump’s America round-up

You’ll notice that the title of this post — Life in Trump’s America — echoes previous round-ups I did called Life in Obama’s America. Those old posts were dystopian; in this, the new Age of Trump, things are a lot more cheerful when viewed through the prism of patriotism, rationality,

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Bookworm Beat 12/16/16 — the random politics edition

Thanks to my friends, I have an email box filled with links to fascinating, random politics. In keeping with that random spirit, I present to you this randomly organized post: Principled journalism versus American journalism. Conservatives have been understandably charmed by the meltdown that Kurt Eichenwald, a Newsweak reporter suffered,

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Crowd-sourcing help wanted re whether Russia manipulated the election *UPDATED*

A genuinely curious Progressive asked me to address this breathless article claiming that Russia actively interfered with the American election: In assessing Donald Trump’s presidential victory, Americans continue to look away from this election’s most alarming story: the successful effort by a hostile foreign power to manipulate public opinion before

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A steep discount on a vividly told war novel — Paullina Simons’ “The Bronze Horseman”

A decade ago, I spent almost ten hours, many of which occurred when I should have been sleeping, reading Paullina Simons’ debut novel, The Bronze Horseman. It’s a historical romance novel, about a young Russian woman and a soldier during the Siege of Leningrad. Although Simons’ approach to the romance is a

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