Monthly Archives: January 2018

Democrats and Pundits Out of Touch with New Media Reality by Publius Tacitus

Why is Donald Trump winning? It is not because he has some a warm, charming personality. Nope. He understands the 21st Century media reality. That also explains why the Democrats and so many pundits who opine on politics are getting … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Television | 77 Comments

How the U.S. House Can Disclose the Tantalizing Secret Memo About Surveillance

By Robert Willmann On Monday, 29 January 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence met for a business meeting and voted on five agenda items or motions concerning classified executive session memoranda.  This is the tantalizing … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, government, Intelligence, Justice, Politics, Russiagate | 60 Comments

16th Amendment

  "The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration."  16th Amendment to the US Constitution ————- The Democrat … Continue reading

Posted in government | 31 Comments

A Modest Proposal to dismember Syria …

  " … the five countries called for a UN-supervised election for the -Syrians inside and outside the country and for radical changes in the Syrian constitution including stripping the Syrian presidency from most, if not all, of its powers. … Continue reading

Posted in Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Saudi Arabia | 69 Comments


“It's the summer of 2014. A hacker from the Dutch intelligence agency AIVD has penetrated the computer network of a university building next to the Red Square in Moscow, oblivious to the implications. One year later, from the AIVD headquarters … Continue reading

Posted in Russiagate, TTG | 189 Comments

Trump kicked the Islamic world in the teeth today, and loved doing it.

  "President Trump said Thursday that U.S. aid to the Palestinians won't continue until they're willing to "sit down and negotiate peace." At a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, … Continue reading

Posted in Middle East, Religion | 93 Comments

Clausewitz would approve …

"This map provides a general look at the military situation in the area of Abu al-Duhur. The Syrian Arab Army and its allies have been working to secure their recent gains in eastern Idlib, including the town of Abu al-Duhur … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Middle East, Syria, The Military Art | 18 Comments


  On April 26, 2017, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) Judge Rosemary Collyer issued a 99-page ruling, spelling out the conditions under which American citizens could be placed under electronic surveillance and the records retained by the FBI, the CIA, … Continue reading

Posted in Harper | 22 Comments

Afrin Update – TTG

It’s damned difficult to figure out what’s happening with Operation Olive Branch since both, or I should say all, sides are expending considerable energy in controlling the narrative. In other words we are wading through a pond of bullshit. The … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Syria, TTG, Turkey | 85 Comments

Evidence of FBI Conspiracy Grows by Publius Tacitus

The latest news about the FBI–e.g., they apparently lost 5 months of text messages between star FBI au lovers, Strzok-Page texts, perhaps 50,000–points to incompetence or malfeasance and coverup. I go with the latter. The dates of the missing texts are … Continue reading

Posted in Justice, Politics | 95 Comments