Category Archives: Politics

“Indicted ex-FBI informant told investigators he got Hunter Biden dirt from Russian intelligence officials”

CNN  — The former FBI informant charged with lying about the Bidens’ dealings in Ukraine told investigators after his arrest that Russian intelligence officials were involved in passing information to him about Hunter Biden, prosecutors said Tuesday in a new court … Continue reading

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“Heavy Fog In Channel; Continent Cut Off.” – Walrus.

INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS: CODE FLAG “U” – YOU ARE STANDING INTO DANGER! America is the Titanic and our Iceberg is something called “Inversion”. I tried to draw attention to this in August 2014 by quoting that Times Of London … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s China-skeptic ruling-party candidate wins presidential election

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Lai Ching-te of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is Taiwan’s new president-elect, after a three-way election that will determine the self-ruled island’s future stance towards China. Since its founding in the 1980s as an alliance of underground … Continue reading

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Last night’s elections in Virginia

RICHMOND, VA — Virginia Democrats retained control of the state Senate and won back a majority in the House of Delegates Tuesday in a setback for Gov. Glenn Younkin’s conservative agenda. The Democrats’ victory in the state Senate ended the … Continue reading

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HARPER: THE SPEAKER ORDEAL IS OVER… FOR NOW

The House of Representatives finally has a new Speaker after a several week marathon of infighting among Republican factions. It would appear that the principle of exhaustion combined with growing alarm at the public outrage at the dysfunction of the … Continue reading

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Several Republicans prevented Jim Jordan from becoming Speaker, but the numbers 5 and 33 trillion will not go away

By Robert Willmann Like Mother Nature, mathematics is impartial. Acting like petulant children, several Republican members of the House of Representatives prevented Jim Jordan from becoming Speaker by using the whole number five, or higher, to prevent him from getting … Continue reading

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A 3-way game of chicken is underway in Congress as Jim Jordan gets 199 votes for Speaker in the second round

By Robert Willmann Sure enough, once again Speaker pro tempore of the U.S. House of Representatives Patrick McHenry put the session in recess on Wednesday, 18 October 2023, without allowing additional rounds of voting, after a second vote for a … Continue reading

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In the first round of voting for Speaker of the House of Representatives, Jim Jordan gets 200 votes but not 217

By Robert Willmann Starting at noon today, the U.S. House of Representatives held a public session to try to elect a new Speaker, after Kevin McCarthy was removed on 3 October 2023 by a vote on a motion to vacate … Continue reading

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The Polish Elections

The exit polls from Poland’s election have Eurocrats grinning like Cheshire cats. After years of estrangement and antagonism, Poland’s centrist opposition Civic Coalition, has a simple message for Brussels: “We, the fifth-largest country in the EU fold, are back!” The … Continue reading

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Massive fraud or the American way?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge’s ruling that Donald Trump committed fraud as he built his real-estate empire tarnishes the former president’s image as a business titan and could strip him of his authority to make major decisions about the future … Continue reading

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