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Mail bomb campaign against Trump critics too perfectly orchestrated

Saul Alinsky’s playbook appears to be in full use as Democrats try any way possible to frustrate the Trump presidency – and it shows.

Seraphim Hanisch




In recent days reports have surfaced about bombs getting sent through the mail to very pointed leaders of what some call the “(Democrat) Resistance” to President Donald Trump. Devices are so far reported as having been sent to the following people:

  • George Soros
  • Former President Bill and Hillary Clinton
  • Robert DeNiro
  • CNN offices
  • Maxine Waters
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz
  • Eric Holder
  • John Brennan
  • Andrew Cuomo
  • Former President Barack Obama
  • Former Vice President Joe Biden

So far, these nine people represent the precise Dem operatives that have either brazenly (Hillary Clinton, Robert DeNiro, Maxine Waters, Eric Holder, Barack Obama) or covertly (George Soros, Andrew Cuomo, CNN offices, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and others) advocated for confrontation, if not violence, directed against Trump staff or supporters in the last several months.

The mainstream media is, as usual, milking this situation to portray the bomber as the “Average Trump Supporter.”

But anyone with half a brain ought to be able to see through this, and to understand it is merely the next wave of the assault on Trump’s policies and administration by angry Democrats, globalists and the leftist cultural elite.

Here are some reasons to ponder:

  • The GOP appears to be pulling even or ahead in the House midterm races. No GOP supporter in his or her right mind would send bombs at a point so close to a victory. This is an attempt at sabotaging the votes, not helping.
  • The timing: less that two weeks to go before the election. All that is needed is for a “scandal” to stick to the GOP. So far, none has.
  • The bombs all seem to be similar: This suggests one person or at worst, one group is responsible. If this was a situation to be pinned on Trump supporters at large, the bombs would be of varying designs. However this suggests an organized, orchestrated campaign by a single entity.
  • The targets themselves are too perfect: Probably no one who is a conservative can deny having a tiny bit of vindictiveness or more than that towards the Dem activists when they resort to violence, uncivil behavior, appealing to the very worst in human nature and slander. Many Democrats have done these things: Maxine Waters, Eric Holder, John Brennan, CNN, and even Hillary Clinton (which honestly is a shock in some sense – one would expect her to keep “above the fray”). But no GOP / Trump supporter advocates committing actual violence against these people. Conservative people in the US are generally quite religious, usually Christians. And there is something in Christian teaching about not striking the enemy back…
  • None of the “devices” have actually detonated: Now of course, that may (and probably will) change to add to the theatrics. However, most of the reports of these devices are systematically vague. It makes it detrimental to the bomber’s cause that nothing has exploded. But it also makes such reports easier to allege.
  • The mainstream media lies a LOT: There is substantial reason to believe that these reports are actually partly or mostly fabricated. Again, the issue that none of the devices has exploded, and that the white powder found on one or more of them has not been identified publicly, makes it easy to ascertain for now that none of this may be true at all.

If this actually is happening, then the Democrats may have yet another problem on their hands.

In the last two years since before Donald Trump was elected, the mainstream press has been going all out to discredit or sabotage President Trump’s election and his presidency after he won. The New York Times and Washington Post are both on record for advocating “any means necessary” to get rid of Trump, even dishonest reporting. There has been a huge amount of that.

The Democrats pushed things too far with their attacks against Trump appointee to the Supreme Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh. This push was so brazen that the usually easily cowed Republicans in Congress have come to life. The Democrats have made a reputation for themselves as brazen liars, and this has managed to break out of the confines of partisan support.

That is a big problem. And if these bomb reports are real, there are likely to be a great many people who disbelieve it for the reasons listed above. God forbid, if a device does explode and if one of these targeted people is hurt or killed, the fact is that responsibility for this lies with the Democrats for instigating and agitating this violence on their own side.

Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals is likely the playbook here, however, and it seems like the activists are in trouble, for they are moving from tactic to tactic with great speed.

Expect the next two weeks to get even crazier.

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john vieira

Without a doubt in hell “these people” are fully involved with the “caravan” cum invasion…the “bombs” if one has seen photographs of the envelopes were not delivered by mail…there are no Post Office stamps on any I’ve seen thus far…The logistics of the “march” and the “bomb” deliveries are highly orchestrated…Cui bono???

Vince Dhimos

I was no fan of Trump, to say the least. But this false flag makes me more sympathetic. On the other hand, he used the White Helmets false flag to attack Syria. Cosmic justice perhaps?


Nah! Who pulls the strings?


“there is something in Christian teaching about not striking the enemy back…” I’ve observed that this idea is little observed by Christians. The author should have left this argument out of his case that “conservatives” wouldn’t do such a thing as send bombs to their enemies. Its inclusion makes him look disingenuous.


guy in florida lifted for the bombing. Let us see how this is spun.


Macron cuts ski holiday short, vowing crack down on Yellow Vests (Video)

The Duran Quick Take: Episode 109.

Alex Christoforou



The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the 18th consecutive week of Yellow Vests protests in Paris. Following last weeks lower participation, Saturday’s Yellow Vests in Paris gathered larger crowds, with various outbreaks of violence and rioting that has been blamed on extreme elements, who French authorities claim have infiltrated the movement.

“Act XVIII” of the protests has shown that the Yellow Vests have not given up. France’s Champs-Élysées boulevard was where most of the violence occurred, with the street being left in a pile of broken glass and flames.

One day after Paris was set ablaze, French President Emmanuel Macron cut his ski holiday short, returning to Paris and vowing to take “strong decisions” to prevent more violence.

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Paris awoke on Sunday to smouldering fires, broken windows and looted stores following the 18th consecutive Saturday of Yellow Vest protests.

Around 200 people were arrested according to BFM TV, while about 80 shops near the iconic Champs Elysees had been damaged and/or looted according to AFP, citing Champs Elysees committee president Jean-Noel Reinhardt.

The 373-year-old Saint Sulpice Roman Catholic church was set on fire while people were inside, however nobody was injured. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

The riots were so severe that French President Emmanuel Macron cut short a vacation at the La Mongie ski resort in the Hautes-Pyrénées following a three-day tour of East Africa which took him to Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya.

Macron skied on Friday, telling La Depeche du Midi “I’m going to spend two-three days here to relax, to find landscapes and friendly faces,” adding “I’m happy to see the Pyrenees like that, radiant, although I know it was more difficult at Christmas” referring to the lack of snow in December.

In response to Saturday’s violence, Macron said over Twitter that “strong decisions” were coming to prevent more violence.

Macron said some individuals — dubbed “black blocs” by French police forces — were taking advantage of the protests by the Yellow Vest grassroots movement to “damage the Republic, to break, to destroy.” Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Twitter that those who excused or encouraged such violence were complicit in it. –Bloomberg

The French President has family ties in the Hautes-Pyrénées, including Bagnères de Bigorre where his grandmother lived. He is a regular visitor to the region.

Emmanuel Macron (2ndL), head of the political movement In Marche! (Onwards!) And candidate for the 2017 presidential election, and his wife Brigitte Trogneux (L) have lunch April 12, 2017 (Reuters)



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Vesti calls out Pompeo on lying about Russia invading Ukraine [Video]

Secretary Pompeo displayed either stunning ignorance or a mass-attack of propaganda about what must be the most invisible war in history.

Seraphim Hanisch



After the 2014 Maidan revolution and the subsequent secessions of Lugansk and Donetsk in Ukraine, and after the rejoining of Crimea with its original nation of Russia, the Western media went on a campaign to prove the Russia is (/ was / was about to / had already / might / was thinking about / was planning to … etc.) invade Ukraine. For the next year or so, about every two weeks, internet news sources like Yahoo! News showed viewers pictures of tanks, box trucks and convoys to “prove” that the invasion was underway (or any of the other statuses confirming the possibilities above stated.) This information was doubtless provided to US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.

Apparently, Secretary Pompeo believed this ruse, or is being paid to believe this ruse because in a speech recently, he talked about it as fact:

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Russia’s annexation of Crimea and aggression in eastern Ukraine an attempt to gain access to Ukraine’s oil and gas reserves.

He stated this at IHS Markit’s CERAWeek conference in Houston, the USA, Reuters reports.

Pompeo urged the oil industry to work with the Trump administration to promote U.S. foreign policy interests, especially in Asia and in Europe, and to punish what he called “bad actors” on the world stage.

The United States has imposed harsh sanctions in the past several months on two major world oil producers, Venezuela and Iran.

Pompeo said the U.S. oil-and-gas export boom had given the United States the ability to meet energy demand once satisfied by its geopolitical rivals.

“We don’t want our European allies hooked on Russian gas through the Nord Stream 2 project, any more than we ourselves want to be dependent on Venezuelan oil supplies,” Pompeo said, referring to a natural gas pipeline expansion from Russia to Central Europe.

Pompeo called Russia’s invasion of Ukraine an attempt to gain access to the country’s oil and gas reserves.

Although the state-run news agency Vesti News often comes under criticism for rather reckless, or at least, extremely sarcastic propaganda at times, here they rightly nailed Mr. Pompeo’s lies to the wall and billboarded it on their program:

The news anchors even made a wisecrack about one of the political figures, Konstantin Zatulin saying as a joke that Russia plans to invade the United States to get its oil. They further noted that Secretary Pompeo is uneducated about the region and situation, but they offered him the chance to come to Russia and learn the correct information about what is going on.

To wit, Russia has not invaded Ukraine at all. There is no evidence to support such a claim, while there IS evidence to show that the West is actively interfering with Russia through the use of Ukraine as a proxyWhile this runs counter to the American narrative, it is simply the truth. Ukraine appears to be the victim of its own ambitions at this point, for while the US tantalizes the leadership of the country and even interferes with the Orthodox Church in the region, the country lurches towards a presidential election with three very poor candidates, most notably the one who is president there now, Petro Poroshenko.

However, the oil and gas side of the anti-Russian propaganda operation by the US is significant. The US wishes for Europe to buy gas from American suppliers, even though this is woefully inconvenient and expensive when Russia is literally at Europe’s doorstep with easy supplies. However, the Cold War Party in the United States, which still has a significant hold on US policy making categorizes the sale of Russia gas to powers like NATO ally Germany as a “threat” to European security.

It is interesting that Angela Merkel herself does not hold this line of thinking. It is also interesting and worthy of note, that this is not the only NATO member that is dealing more and more with Russia in terms of business. It underscores the loss of purpose that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization suffers now since there is no Soviet Union to fight.

However, the US remains undaunted. If there is no enemy to fight, the Americans feel that they must create one, and Russia has been the main scapegoat for American power ambitions. More than ever now, this tactic appears to be the one in use for determining the US stance towards other powers in the world.

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Ariel Cohen explains Washington’s latest foreign policy strategy [Video]

Excellent interview Ariel Cohen and Vladimir Solovyov reveals the forces at work in and behind American foreign policy.

Seraphim Hanisch



While the American people and press are pretty much complicit in reassuring the masses that America is the only “right” superpower on earth, and that Russia and China represent “enemy threats” for doing nothing more than existing and being successfully competitive in world markets, Russia Channel One got a stunner of a video interview with Ariel Cohen.

Who is Ariel Cohen? Wikipedia offers this information about him:

Ariel Cohen (born April 3, 1959 in Crimea in YaltaUSSR) is a political scientist focusing on political risk, international security and energy policy, and the rule of law.[1] Cohen currently serves as the Director of The Center for Energy, Natural Resources and Geopolitics (CENRG) at the Institute for Analysis of Global Security (IAGS). CENRG focuses on the nexus between energy, geopolitics and security, and natural resources and growth. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, within the Global Energy Center and the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center.[2] Until July 2014, Dr. Cohen was a senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. He specializes in Russia/Eurasia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.

Cohen has testified before committees of the U.S. Congress, including the Senate and House Foreign Relations Committees, the House Armed Services Committee, the House Judiciary Committee and the Helsinki Commission.[4] He also served as a Policy Adviser with the National Institute for Public Policy’s Center for Deterrence Analysis.[5] In addition, Cohen has consulted for USAID, the World Bank and the Pentagon.[6][7]

Cohen is a frequent writer and commentator in the American and international media. He has appeared on CNN, NBC, CBS, FOX, C-SPAN, BBC-TV and Al Jazeera English, as well as Russian and Ukrainian national TV networks. He was a commentator on a Voice of America weekly radio and TV show for eight years. Currently, he is a Contributing Editor to the National Interest and a blogger for Voice of America. He has written guest columns for the New York TimesInternational Herald TribuneChristian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times, EurasiaNet, Valdai Discussion Club,[8] and National Review Online. In Europe, Cohen’s analyses have appeared in Kommersant, Izvestiya, Hurriyet, the popular Russian website Ezhenedelny Zhurnal, and many others.[9][10]

Mr. Cohen came on Russian TV for a lengthy interview running about 17 minutes. This interview, shown in full below, is extremely instructive in illustrating the nature of the American foreign policy directives such as they are at this time.

We have seen evidence of this in recent statements by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding Russia’s “invasion” of Ukraine, and an honestly unabashed bit of fear mongering about China’s company Huawei and its forthcoming 5G networks, which we will investigate in more detail in another piece. Both bits of rhetoric reflect a re-polished narrative that, paraphrased, says to the other world powers,

Either you do as we tell you, or you are our enemy. You are not even permitted to out-compete with us in business, let alone foreign relations. The world is ours and if you try to step out of place, you will be dealt with as an enemy power.

This is probably justified paranoia, because it is losing its place. Where the United Stated used to stand for opposition against tyranny in the world, it now acts as the tyrant, and even as a bully. Russia and China’s reaction might be seen as ignoring the bully and his bluster and just going about doing their own thing. It isn’t a fight, but it is treating the bully with contempt, as bullies indeed deserve.

Ariel Cohen rightly points out that there is a great deal of political inertia in the matter of allowing Russia and China to just do their own thing. The US appears to be acting paranoid about losing its place. His explanations appear very sound and very reasonable and factual. Far from some of the snark Vesti is often infamous for, this interview is so clear it is tragic that most Americans will never see it.

The tragedy for the US leadership that buys this strategy is that they appear to be blinded so much by their own passion that they cannot break free of it to save themselves.

This is not the first time that such events have happened to an empire. It happened in Rome; it happened for England; and it happened for the shorter-lived empires of Nazi Germany and ISIS. It happens every time that someone in power becomes afraid to lose it, and when the forces that propelled that rise to power no longer are present. The US is a superpower without a reason to be a superpower.

That can be very dangerous.

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