Monthly Archives: November 2018

RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 8 NOVEMBER 2018 (by Patrick Armstrong)

US ELECTION. The chance of war has gone up a bit: the House investigation into the conspiracy will stop (unless Nunes can do anything in the next two months) and go into reverse. Any move Trump makes towards improving relations … Continue reading

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We don’t need daily press briefings at the WH.

There was an unseemly verbal brawl yesterday in the East Room of the White House in which members of the press who are avowed enemies of President Trump (Acosta, Peter Alexander and April Ryan among others) attempted to debate the … Continue reading

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YPG has withdrawn from the Euphrates fight with IS

  "The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which consist mainly of members of various Kurdish armed groups, declared on October 31 that they had halted their operation against ISIS in the Euphrates Valley because of Turkish attacks on their positions … Continue reading

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Plain People By Richard Sale – republished at RS’ request

  To no one: I will tell you why I single out “Trump’s transgressions’ as you put it. Why his attitude gets under my skin.  The character of Donald Trump can only be seen clearly by means of an historical … Continue reading

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Voter ID card laws miss the point. The fraud risk is in electronic voting machines.

By Robert Willmann  Persons not a part of the government have power to decide in only two functions in our local, state, and federal governments — as jurors in court trials and as voters in elections. Actually, today the outsider … Continue reading

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Barbed wire obstacles I have known.

I am somewhat bemused by today;'s TV images of newly arrived soldiers stringing triple concertina wire at the border.  This is not much of an obstacle.  It is the kind of thing you put up in a newly occupied defensive  … Continue reading

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Rasmussen says the Dems are chicken counting early

     "The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 60% of Likely Democratic Voters say they are more likely to let others know how they intend to vote this year compared to previous congressional elections. This … Continue reading

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She will make a fine laundry trainee.

Senate Judiciary Committee investigators said that a woman who claimed to be the author of an anonymous sexual-assault allegation against Justice Brett Kavanaugh had "fabricated" the claim. Republican Sen. Grassley of Iowa said his committee had investigated the allegations made … Continue reading

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Open Thread 1 November 2018

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