Monthly Archives: April 2018

Court hearing continues today on the search warrant to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen By Robert Willmann

Now underway in a federal district court in Manhattan, New York City, is the continuation of a hearing started last Friday, 13 April 2018, on a request by president Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen and by a lawyer for Trump for … Continue reading

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Russian FM Lavrov speaks on the Skripal Posioning Issue. Samples examined by Swiss Spiez Labs. — by J

  From the lips of the man who doesn't bullshit, Russian FM Lavrov briefing on the Skripal incident that was carried by Russia 24 TV:  Russian FM Lavrov:  Quote:  "'According to the results of the conducted tests, traces of the … Continue reading

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Trump’s Big Flop In Syria by Publius Tacitus

Do not believe a word you have heard from the Pentagon and the White House about the "success" of the cruise missile strikes on Friday last. A fraud is being perpetrated on the American people and the world at large. … Continue reading

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Who is speaking the truth? Moscow or D.C.? One or the other, or both? — by J

                            Memo to OSD Mattis:  Thank you, Thank you, THANK YOU for being the only adult in the room, and walking back the know-nothings Bolton and crew from the precipice of what in the end would have been … Continue reading

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An interim post on Syria … (Editorial) by PL

(Syrian Christian clergy) 1- The case for the Syrian government having illogically attacked with chemicals in Douma remains unproven although the language of certainty is emerging in the MSM.  It should be noted that Senator Angus King (I) of Maine … Continue reading

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Not a bad outcome, but … (editorial comment) by PL

  The Melkite Cathedral in Damascus  Whether or not DJT has a private channel of communication to the Russian leadership remains an open question for me.  Those who love to think of history as an endless series of conspiratorial meetings … Continue reading

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The Russian General Staff Has A Grip On Reality, The Pentagon Sadly Doesn’t — J

  Memo to OSD Mattis — When was the last time you picked up your phone and had a real conversation with members of the Russian General Staff?  You might want to try it, it's called truth versus fiction. The … Continue reading

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“Guest Commenters” turned off

Guest commenters are notified of all submitted comments on posts that they comment on.  I don't want people to see proposed comments before they are moderated.  Some of the proposed comments are just trash and I installed Disqus for the … Continue reading

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“Remember the Maine!” by PL

I have the following comment today from a retired Russian officer. ******** "This is where it gets very interesting and dangerous. Russia has drawn its own redline. Putin and his Generals know for a fact that there was no chemical … Continue reading

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Into the Abyss? by Publius Tacitus

I believe that the risk of war with Russia over Syria is growing rather than diminishing. Although Donald Trump has toned down his idiotic tweet taunts and is no longer vowing an imminent response, he still has painted himself into … Continue reading

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