Monthly Archives: November 2019

Habakkuk on “incitements to anti-Semitism”

I find this comment by DH to be so striking that I have made it a post. There will be complaints about a lack of paragraphing.  If DH wants to revise it I will re-post it.  pl ————- I had … Continue reading

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Wherever the impeachment process against President Donald Trump leads in the coming weeks, it is increasingly likely that a second political dynamic will compete for headlines and add to Democrats' difficulties.  Both Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz and Attorney … Continue reading

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Are the Coup Plotters Against Trump Facing a Reckoning? by Larry C Johnson

I know there is a lot of frustration and distrust of Attorney General Barr's willingness to hold to account the members of the Deep State who plotted against President Trump. But I think I understand the reason that the long … Continue reading

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A Short Note On Epstein By Walrus.

My father, a former intelligence person during WWII, explained to me that if a secret is to be preserved, two links in the chain of evidence, not just one, need to be broken. Many of us predicted that Epstein, as … Continue reading

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The Giuliani trip was laid out in advance in the NY Times on 9 May

"Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, is encouraging Ukraine to wade further into sensitive political issues in the United States, seeking to push the incoming government in Kiev to press ahead with investigations that he hopes will benefit Mr. … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, government, Justice, Politics | 22 Comments


RUSSIA INC. The Russian economist Mikhail Dmitriev says "the Russian economy does not give a damn about the world recession [which he sees coming soon]." And he's right – the Russian economy is the most self-reliant large economy in the … Continue reading

Posted in Patrick Armstrong, Russia | 29 Comments

Giraldi on Intelligence Community Reform

"Lang cites numerous examples of “incompetence and malfeasance in the leadership of the 17 agencies of the Intelligence Community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” to include the examples cited above plus the failure to predict the collapse of the … Continue reading

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Will IG Horowitz Drop the Hammer on the FBI For FISA Abuse? by Larry C Johnson

There is great impatience, even frustration, over the slow roll out of the results of Inspector General Horowitz’s investigation of the FBI’s use of FISA. From what we already know from the public record, there was clear abuse and even … Continue reading

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You do not deliberately kill civilians or prisoners!

"Lieutenant Lorance was convicted at trial in 2013 for ordering the shooting of a group of civilians in Afghanistan, an order he then tried to cover up. He was given a full pardon. Chief Gallagher was charged with the murder … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Justice, The Military Art | 39 Comments

Where are the indictments from Durham and Horowitz? Where?

"The ICA's blockbuster finding was presented to the public as the consensus view of the nation's intelligence community. As events have unfolded, however, it now seems apparent that the report was largely the work of one agency, the CIA, and … Continue reading

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