Monthly Archives: December 2019

“Ornament of the World” PBS

This is an excellent narrative of the 'Ummayad Caliphate of Cordoba which ruled for so long what are now Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands as al-andalus.  i recommend it to all.  pl

Posted in History, Middle East, Religion, Television | 10 Comments

Did John Brennan’s CIA Create Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks? by Larry C Johnson

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report insists that Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks were created by Russia's military intelligence organization, the GRU, as part of a Russian plot to meddle in the U.S. 2016 Presidential Election. But this is a lie. Guccifer … Continue reading

Posted in Larry Johnson, Russiagate | 48 Comments

Provoking a War with Russia? by Larry C Johnson

The anti-Russian insanity that dominates the politics of America is dangerous, stupid and detached from facts. Two news items from Wednesday (December 18th) should scare the hell out of you. The first concerns Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, … Continue reading

Posted in Larry Johnson, Russia, Russiagate | 41 Comments


PARIS MEETING. It happened but nothing much happened. Agreed to a ceasefire and to uphold Minsk. But Zelensky can't deliver: the Ukronazis amuse themselves by popping off rounds into towns in Donbass and Kiev refuses to take the next step: … Continue reading

Posted in Patrick Armstrong, Russia | 10 Comments

“You can’t have them until you play by my rules.” Mommy Pelosi

  "House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not commit on Wednesday to sending the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Republican-held Senate, a surprise move that injects new uncertainty into Congress' timeline of the President's trial in the … Continue reading

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The Corrupt Judge Sullivan by Larry C Johnson

A fair person who read the filings of Sidney Powell and then read the outrageous order of Judge Sullivan would reach no other conclusion than that Sullivan is a corrupt, tottering fool. You can read the whole sordid piece here. … Continue reading

Posted in Larry Johnson, Russiagate | 19 Comments

Bill Mauldin’s Christmas

"Wisht somebody would tell me there's a Santa Claus." From all of us to all of you, wherever you are.  Merry Christmas. Pat Lang

Posted in Christmas, Humor | 76 Comments

Pope Francis on the Nativity Scene – TTG

The enchanting image of the Christmas crèche, so dear to the Christian people, never ceases to arouse amazement and wonder. The depiction of Jesus’ birth is itself a simple and joyful proclamation of the mystery of the Incarnation of the … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, TTG | 7 Comments

Going nuclear… power that is – TTG

For the last 20 years, the future of nuclear power has stood in a high bay laboratory tucked away on the Oregon State University campus in the western part of the state. Operated by NuScale Power, an Oregon-based energy startup, … Continue reading

Posted in Science, TTG | 37 Comments

“SpaceX to cap transitional year with launch, poised for big things in 2020”

"Monday's launch Weather conditions appear to be favorable for Monday's launch attempt of the JCSAT-18/Kacific1 commercial satellite from Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida. The launch window opens at 7:10pm ET (00:10 UTC Tuesday), and closes at 8:38pm ET (01:38 UTC). … Continue reading

Posted in Science, Space | 2 Comments