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Paul Craig Roberts wonders, “who is trying so hard to convince Americans that Russia is the enemy?’

The United States has become into a dangerous joke.

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Now that the earth shattering revelation that Russia stole the US election and dismantled America’s democracy for the bargain basement price of $100K (used to purchase a few hundred Facebook posts), the world is left scratching its head as to how silly the entire “Russia collusion” narrative has become.

In a post entitled “Laughing on the Way to Armageddon,” Paul Craig Roberts writes that the United States is showing “the world such a ridiculous face that the world laughs at us” but it is not the laughter at America’s hysteria that is worth exploring, according to Roberts, but “who is it that is trying so hard to convince Americans that Russian influence prevails over us?”


The latest spin on “Russia stole the election” is that Russia used Facebook to influence the election. The NPR women yesterday were breathless about it.

We have been subjected to ten months of propaganda about Trump/Putin election interference and still not a scrap of evidence. It is past time to ask an unasked question: If there were evidence, what is the big deal? All sorts of interest groups try to influence election outcomes including foreign governments. Why is it OK for Israel to influence US elections but not for Russia to do so? Why do you think the armament industry, the energy industry, agribusiness, Wall Street and the banks, pharmaceutical companies, etc., etc., supply the huge sum of money to finance election campaigns if their intent is not to influence the election? Why do editorial boards write editorials endorsing one candidate and damning another if they are not influencing the election?

What is the difference between influencing the election and influencing the government? Washington is full of lobbyists of all descriptions, including lobbyists for foreign governments, working round the clock to influence the US government. It is safe to say that the least represented in the government are the citizens themselves who don’t have any lobbyists working for them.

The orchestrated hysteria over “Russian influence” is even more absurd considering the reason Russia allegedly interfered in the election. Russia favored Trump because he was the peace candidate who promised to reduce the high tensions with Russia created by the Obama regime and its neocon nazis—Hillary Clinton, Victoria Nuland, Susan Rice, and Samantha Power. What’s wrong with Russia preferring a peace candidate over a war candidate? The American people themselves preferred the peace candidate. So Russia agreed with the electorate.

Those who don’t agree with the electorate are the warmongers—the military/security complex and the neocon nazis. These are democracy’s enemies who are trying to overturn the choice of the American people. It is not Russia that disrespects the choice of the American people; it is the utterly corrupt Democratic National Committee and its divisive Identity Politics, the military/security complex, and the presstitute media who are undermining democracy.

I believe it is time to change the subject. The important question is who is it that is trying so hard to convince Americans that Russian influence prevails over us?

Do the idiots pushing this line realize how impotent this makes an alleged “superpower” look. How can we be the hegemonic power that the Zionist neocons say we are when Russia can decide who is the president of the United States?

The US has a massive spy state that even intercepts the private cell phone conversations of the Chancellor of Germany, but his massive spy organization is unable to produce one scrap of evidence that the Russians conspired with Trump to steal the presidential election from Hillary. When will the imbeciles realize that when they make charges for which no evidence can be produced they make the United States look silly, foolish, incompetent, stupid beyond all belief?

Countries are supposed to be scared of America’s threat that “we will bomb you into the stone age,” but the President of Russia laughs at us. Putin recently described the complete absence of any competence in Washington:

“It is difficult to talk to people who confuse Austria and Australia. But there is nothing we can do about this; this is the level of political culture among the American establishment. As for the American people, America is truly a great nation if the Americans can put up with so many politically uncivilized people in their government.”

These words from Putin were devastating, because the world understands that they are accurate.

Consider the idiot Nikki Haley, appointed by Trump in a fit of mindlessness as US Ambassador to the United Nations. This stupid person is forever shaking her fist at the Russians while mouthing yet another improbable accusation. She might want to read Mario Puzo’s book, The Godfather. Everyone knows the movie, but if memory serves somewhere in the book Puzo reflects on the practice of the irate American motorist who shakes a fist and gives the bird to other drivers. What if the driver receiving the insult is a Mafia capo? Does the idiot shaking his fist know who he is accosting? No. Does the moron know that the result might be a brutal beating or death? No.

Does the imbecile Nikki Haley understand what can be the result of her inability to control herself? No. Every knowledgeable person I know wonders if Trump appointed the imbecile Nikki Haley US ambassador to the world for the purpose of infuriating the Russians.

Ask Napoleon and the German Wehrmacht the consequence of infuriating the Russians.

After 16 years the US “superpower” has been unable to defeat a few thousand lightly armed Taliban, who have no air force, no Panzer divisions, no worldwide intelligence service, and the crazed US government in Washington is courting war with Russia and China and North Korea and Iran.

The American people are clearly out to lunch in their insouciance. Americans are fighting among themselves over “civil war” statues, while “their’ government invites nuclear armageddon.

The United States has an ambassador to the world who shows no signs of intelligence, who behaves as if she is Mike Tyson or Bruce Lee to the 5th power, and who is the total antithesis of a diplomat. What does this tell about the United States?

It reveals that the US is in the Roman collapse stage when the emperor appoints horses to the Senate.

The United States has a horse, an uncivilized horse, as its diplomat to the world. The Congress and executive branch are also full of horses and horse excrement. The US government is completely devoid of intelligence. There is no sign of intelligence anywhere in the U.S. government. Of or morality. As Hugo Chavez said: Satan is there; you can smell the sulphur.

America is a joke with nuclear weapons, the prime danger to life on earth.

How can this danger be corralled?

The American people would have to realize that they are being led to their deaths by the Zionist neocon nazis who, together with the military/security complex and Wall Street, control US foreign policy, by the complicity of Europe and Great Britain desperate to retain their CIA subsidies, and by the harlots that comprise the Western media.

Are Americans capable of comprehending this? Only a few have escaped The Matrix.

The consequence is that America is being locked into conflict with Russia and China. There is no possibility whatsoever of Washington invading either country, much less both, so war would be nuclear.

Do the American people want Washington to bring us this result? If not, why are the American people sitting there sucking their thumbs, doing nothing? Why are Europe and Great Britain sitting there permitting the unfolding of nuclear armageddon? Who murdered the peace movement?

The World and the American people need desperately to rein in the warmonger United States, or the world will cease to exist.

An International Court To Preserve Life On Earth needs to be assembled. The US government and the war interests it serves need to be indicted and prosecuted and disarmed before their evil destroys life on earth.

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Voltaire
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Voltaire

“America is a joke with nuclear weapons, the prime danger to life on earth”.

Exactly…

IanSeed
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IanSeed

delightful ..gotta love PCR

Seán Murphy
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Seán Murphy

How truthful, PCR, but is anyone in the USA reading you?

You can call me Al
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You can call me Al

Billy Bob Chuck III Jr. – but he thought Russia was a name out of star trek.

richardwicks
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richardwicks

I’m in the United States. Honestly, I think China and Russia see the bluff. The United States has already gone bankrupt, and the scum that control the government and monetary system need a patsy to blame it on. It’s unlikely they want to go through nuclear Armageddon. The government wants us in fear, needs us to be in fear. They need some sort of enemy to place the blame on and that’s all this warmongering is about. Even morons can’t be so stupid as to think nuclear war is winnable and unless they have absolutely no desire for their families… Read more »

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K Pomeroy

Paul Craig Roberts again writes one of the most credible analyses to be found. But Roberts wisely refrains from pinning the blame on one particular largely European family, whose members are no doubt at least partially responsible for American Russophobia. If he did, I imagine his website would be threatened with shutdown. So taboo is this family’s name, its mere mention in a Sputnik comment will result in the deletion of that comment. Pinpointing those responsible for American Russophobia is of course theoretical. And why must we “conspiracy theorists” theorize? Because the powers that be never tell us the truth.… Read more »

Rastislav Veľká Morava
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Rastislav Veľká Morava

Precisely!

Brad Isherwood
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Brad Isherwood

It’s Kabuki Theatre. .. Thesis/anti-thesis/synthesis. Ultra-Zionist Theodore Herzl himself said that zionism needs anti-semitism to give it justification and help Zionists realize their plans. Ergo – the role of some cabalists/freemasons is to promote anti-semitism/anti-Israel sentiment while the role of other cabalists/freemasons is to use that anti-semitism to guilt trip the goyim (and genuine “self-hating” anti-zionist Jews) and shut down debate on cabalism/zionism etc, and also use anti-semitism to justify the existence of a zionist state of Israel and excuse any policies of zionist racial supremacy as being essential to protect the “endangered Jews”…. Anti-semitism is a weaponized tool of zionism.… Read more »

André De Koning
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André De Koning

Agree….except for the bit bit about Russia and China: I think they playa different game but don’t get trapped.

K Pomeroy
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K Pomeroy

Don’t know about China, but the Kremlin is apparently full of Western-sympathizing globalist oligarchs, known as Atlanticists. These factions are responsible, I believe, for Putin’s continuous betrayal of the 2 Donbass Republics. Evidence of his betrayal includes calling Poroshenko a partner rather than enemy, refusing to recognize the Republics, forbidding the DPR/LPR militias from defending the “grey zones” along the contact line, where citizens of the Republics are being bombed daily without protection, and now by saying he would prefer arming the OSCE, who are biased against the DPR/LPR, as well as suggesting UN peacekeepers, who are notoriously brutal and… Read more »

Brad Isherwood
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Brad Isherwood

And ….Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin  This is Foreign Influence with Jewish Elite pushing the deranged Socialism which decimated The Orthodox Church …. Reducing Russia to enslavement and poverty. The Atlanticists as you mention,…and the Jewish Oligarchs (Stormfront had a huge forum thread on them )….. The bizarre Chabad Lubavitch Which hover near Putin in his rise to power. Trump even has Chabad Lubavitch via Son in Law Jared Kushner,…others are Lubavitch money which bought intoTrump . From Rothschilds to the Lubavitch. …..this is Absolute Compromised. To what extent do Russians understand who overthrew their Nation and… Read more »

Mish
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No one is “betraying” the two Donbass republics. Let the people do their thing. Leave Putin alone. He’s doing a good job. Hey, when a member of your family, or any person in your vicinity acts crazy, youi WILL try to bring them to their senses by calling them, names like “partner.” Otherwise you are Nikki Haley. You want Putin to call him an “ahole”? Do you really fail to understand what diplomacy is?

K Pomeroy
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I wish you were right, Mish, that Putin is not betraying the Donbass republics. But I wish he and Surkov would leave them alone so the DPR/LPR militias could fight for their land. Your sentences about craziness, partnership, Nikki Haley or diplomacy do not seem to relate to anything I said. I admire Putin’s diplomacy, in most cases. When it comes to Sputnik’s political stance, I’m the choir so to speak, so of course it hurts when they delete a comment on false grounds. The Saker, if he means anything to you, agreed that my comment was not “racist” and… Read more »

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IF you ever work for the jews you know how it is.

Zaphod Braden
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PROsemitic ——- what is it? If there is an “antisemitism” you must ask: “What is PROsemitism?” PROsemitism must be a supporter of “semitism”, which really means Judaism (though most Moslems are SEMITIC and most JEWS are NOT). So what are you supporting if you are a PROsemite? Well first of all we must define Judaism: Judaism is neither a race or a religion, it is Xenophobic Tribalism. XENOPHOBIC: n. A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign, especially of strangers or foreign peoples. TRIBALISM: n. 1. The organization, culture, or beliefs of a tribe. 2. A strong… Read more »

Brad Isherwood
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Brad Isherwood

The Tribe are full of it… There is NO evidence for A King David or King Solomon. No Official state records exist from any Kingdom near these Fictional Kings. No records of trade,war ….Nothing.!. The Jews/Hebrews cooked up their Fake history during dispersion in Babylon. They even stole the Mesopotamian Flood story of Gilgamesh and wrote in their players. ..like Fictional Noah. Around this time….Jewish Elite get into their Earlier Talmudic Snake Worshipper stuff and the rest is a legacy of Faked Testimonies like Isaiah who was possibly 4 separate Authors. You do 911 in NY….Cuz you are Confident your… Read more »

Mish
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Why Lenin all of a sudden? The German Nazis went after the Jews as a starter. They had to rally the people, exploting their deep-seated hatred of the Jews. But their real game was the Soviet Union, which EXACTLY FOR THAT PURPOSE was branded and propagandized as a “Jewish state.” You still eat this old propaganda? The Soviet Union never was a “jewish” state. 1917 was not a jewish takeover. The Bolsheviks saved Russia and buiilt it into a superpower. Gangs of criminals DO NOT build strong states (unless you count the US of A as a precedent of the… Read more »

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Roberto Solari
samo war
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samo war

Facebkook is satan patriot project ?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kLj4zaoMkRE

You can call me Al
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You can call me Al

I thought that was an excellent article; thanks you. As for “Are Americans capable of comprehending this? Only a few have escaped The Matrix.” …….. NOPE. I am unsure if the war will turn nuclear myself, but that is my view. One thing is for certain in my mind is that many US foreign bases + most of the US navy will be eliminated at any sign of a first strike for the US. My last point is I think you put to much emphasis of the UK and the EU sitting there – the split is happening and happened… Read more »

Shahna
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““who is trying so hard to convince Americans that Russia is the enemy?’”

Those who thrive and survive on the “western global financial system.”
Those who know the attack Russia and China have launched on it is succeeding remarkably well and is bringing it down.
Those who want war.

…They’re all the same people.

Disqus-helpsGOVTbreaklaws&kill
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why did the mormons get kicked out of Russia in the first place ?

FlorianGeyer
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Zionists have never been those who consider the consequence’s that much. They are like rats that keep stealing grain until they are poisoned by their greed.

“Zionist neocon nazis”
I agree with what Mr Roberts says with one proviso. His description of Zionists is an insult to National Socialism.

Zaphod Braden
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Zaphod Braden

“The Holocaust is the Holy Grail of white guilt.” The Jews BRAG about and SELF DOCUMENT THEIR “holocausting” others and then “PLACE A YOKE” on Gentiles for SUPPOSEDLY doing the exact same thing to them. Everything they claim the nazis did is an EXACT COPY of their own self-recorded acts/history.. Deuteronomy 7:16, 20:16 “And thou shalt consume all the peoples which the Lord thy God shall deliver unto thee; thine eye shall not pity them…thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth.” KILL THE SICK and CRIPPLED Numbers c.5 v.2-4 KILL HOMOSEXUALS & UNDESIRABLES Leviticus c.20 v.13 well, really the whole… Read more »

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Genesis 34 records the 1st Time the Jewish Patriarchs, the Sons of Jacob-Israel the man, saw “The Promised Land” God gave Abraham. The Prince of the Country met Dinah, Jacob’s Daughter and fell madly in love with her. Living in the shadow of her brothers, Dinah fell for the Prince’s attention and he bedded her. They were young, and on that score, young people with a physical attraction to others, haven’t changed in all those thousands of years. It was not a 1 night stand for him. He offered everything to the Jewish Patriarchs to marry her. The King, his… Read more »

Zaphod Braden
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Zaphod Braden

Abraham was thrown out of Ur for being a pimp and a blackmailer, something he did TWICE more in the bible[GEN c12 vs 11-20 & GEN.c20]. Those were not “angels”, that warned Abraham to get out of UR, they were SNITCHES letting him know the city Elders were “on” to him. Jacob was a weasel who conspired with his mother to decieve his Father and STEAL the birthright from his brother, and after happily accepting meat from Esau his brother, Jacob refused to SHARE his own food. Jacob was SCUM, like ALL his descendents. Jacob and the case of the… Read more »

Ray Joseph Cormier
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Abraham is the 1st example of a con-man, when Pharaoh just passing by in procession, spotted Sarah, Abraham’s wife, in the crowd lining the route and sent guards to make inquiries. Abraham, recognizing what was happening immediately, told Sarah to say she was his sister, and not his wife to take advantage of Pharaoh’s interest in her and invited them both to live in the Palace. Obviously, Pharaoh saw the smarts and wisdom Abraham had in talking with him because when he did find out Sarah was his wife, he could have had him killed but didn’t. Nevertheless, Esau did… Read more »

FlorianGeyer
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FlorianGeyer

” KILL HOMOSEXUALS & UNDESIRABLES
Leviticus c.20 v.13 well, really the whole chapter ”

This being the case , there is hope that the Jews will eradicate themselves 🙂

Zaphod Braden
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Zaphod Braden

sadly, no …… they are protecting their “base” while chipping away at your society — Israeli tolerance — The Ashkenazi Mafia has forced homosexual marriage onto White Western Christian countries through the ACLU, SPLC, ADL, and all their other Front Groups. Look at what the Jews do back home (for the dual passporters.) After putting on a Ptomkin’s village show of “tolerance”, Israel’s Supreme Court refuses to “recognize” homosexual marriage as they force it here. https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/2017090 But wait!Netanyahu has just called for blacks in Israel to be sent back to Africa: “We will return south Tel Aviv to the citizens… Read more »

FlorianGeyer
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FlorianGeyer

The End Times for Israel approach and when the US drowns in her debt it will hasten the demise of ‘Ashkanazi ‘ rule in Palestine.

Ray Joseph Cormier
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“It is safe to say that the least represented in the government are the citizens themselves who don’t have any lobbyists working for them.”

I was led to believe in American Democracy, the Senators and Representatives lobby on behalf of the ordinary Citizen? If they’re not doing their job, fire them if you can see beyond the Propaganda and spin big money buys.

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the soros DNC charter bus / Craigslist ads recruiting PAID rent-a-mob rioters…..

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Disqus-helpsGOVTbreaklaws&kill

why were the mormons kicked out of Russia in the first place ?

Zaphod Braden
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Zaphod Braden

Because you have to be a total MORON to read their book and believe in MORMON.

Disqus-helpsGOVTbreaklaws&kill
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Disqus-helpsGOVTbreaklaws&kill

putin was tired of their corruption is why

Zaphod Braden
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Zaphod Braden

That too …. but try reading that book without going nuts from the total stupidity ….. absolutely no knowledge of history no link to reality.

Disqus-helpsGOVTbreaklaws&kill
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yet they silently run this country for the sole benefit of i$rael

NobodysaysBOO
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NobodysaysBOO

All SAID , quite a rant BUTT WAIT!!!
There is NO EVIDENCE the Russians did anything, YET there IS MUCH evidence that George Bush ,Dick Chainey and KREW in collusion with the Isralies DID 911, and NOTHING IS DONE!!!!!
YEAR after stinking YEAR and NO JUSTICE for 911!!!!

WHY NOT?? ASK the JEWS!!!!

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With or without Romney, D.C. a surprising Mormon stronghold –
May 12, 2012 – With or without Romney, D.C. a surprising Mormon stronghold
… Even many Latter-day Saints joke about Washington’s “Mormon mafia” –

referring to … Much of Washington’s Mormon professional network is
still anchored by powerful union lobbyists , big pharma and banking
institutions …

Zaphod Braden
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Zaphod Braden

The Romneys wrap themselves in the American FLAG but never wrap themselves in an American UNIFORM. “patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel” (1) Great Grandpa Romney ran to Mexico to dodge American laws (2) Grandpa Romney FLIP-FLOPPED back to America when Mexico got dangerous. (3) Daddy Romney NEVER SERVED through WWII and Korea. (4) MITTENS Romney used “missionary” deferments to DODGE the Viet Nam draft. (5) FIVE sons, and NOT ONE ever wore an AMERICAN UNIFORM. FIVE GENERATIONS, NINE “males”, and NOT ONE actually LOVED America enough to SERVE this Nation. The only thing “conservative” about the Romney… Read more »

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romney made USA Olympic uniforms in china.

romney is head of united auto worker labor union

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Comey Writes Statement Exonerating Crooked Hillary Months Before Interviewing Her On E-mail Investigation..

Disqus-helpsGOVTbreaklaws&kill
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antifa peaceful rioters..
Trump supporter smashed in the head with U-Lock by masked Antifa …..
A
mask wearing taxpayer funded govt employee-professor who teaches ethics
classes at San Francisco-area colleges was arrested for using a metal
bike lock to assault supporters of Donald Trump at Berkeley last
month.

Zaphod Braden
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Zaphod Braden

Why did America suddenly “switch” to aggression and provoking war with Russia? in 2008–Putin finally kicked out the Rothschild bankers from Russia. Western media immediately turned on a dime and began churning out endless “Russian Aggression” stories. Also Russia issued ARREST WARRANTS for two pieces of scum — Rothschild & Soros. http://csglobe.com/russia-issues-international-arrest-warrant-for-rothschild-soros/ http://yournewswire.com/putin-bans-rothschilds-from-russia/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjDXZEYhfZg http://www.usapoliticstoday.com/arrest-warrant-putin-for-soros/ Where is the investigation of ISRAELI “collusion in American elections”?! How many of YOUR/America’s $4+BILLION in WELFARE given to Israel every year comes back to America in the form of BRIBES to “american” politicians? Traitors voting to give Israel MORE, so they can get bigger… Read more »

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if Clinton is not convicted of felony she can run over & over again for office…

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Clinton-appointed judges dismiss RICO cases brought against Clintons

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shadow party…name soros gave to his taxpayer funded govt employee labor unions

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James Comey has been protecting the Clinton Crime Family from prosecution since the 1990’s..

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U.S. Senator Reid, & Son combine for China Solar Panel firm’s acquisition of U.S. minerals
………..
Aug
31, 2012 – Clark County commissioners voted unanimously to sell
Bundie’s land to Richard Bryan’s law firm …….. billionaire Chinese
solar clients for pennies on the dollar .

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Clinton sold uranium to Russia acquired from Oregon land grabs….. years before a stand off. without owning it…retired Nevada senator Richard Bryan and Harry Reid sold Bundy’s ranch to the Chinese solar clients of Richard Bryan’s Lionel sawyer Collins law firm. but Reid and Bryan (BLM GOONS) could not deliver the bundy land to the Chinese who bought bundy’s land from bryan’s law firm for $3.4 million . so Bryan filed bankruptcy & dissolved Lionel Sawyer Collins to hide the land sale scam from the American people so Reid and Bryan had to have Obama appoint a hand picked &… Read more »

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..

wipe the FBI hard drives clean..like with a cloth..

lois lerner.. the IR$ dog ate the hard drives.

obamagateOct
25, 2016 – : Clinton Emails Indicate Justice Roberts Intimidated Over
Obamacare … to force a last minute switch of opinion by Chief Justice
John Roberts,

FBI Comey
Has ‘Repeatedly & Improperly Protected Clinton & Her Top People From Consequences of Criminal Behavior….

DOJ
’DHS
FBI
CIA
NSA
TSA
taxpayer funded public employee labor unions, all working against the American taxpayer .

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Executive Order 10988…. created this 4th branch of unaccountable govt…

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Government employee labor unions
spend over $65 million taxpayer dollars on lobbyists..annually …

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There was a government employee labor union trying to interfere with the election.
It was the US government trying to ensure Hillary Clinton was the next president,..

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Hilary’s govt employee labor union…state dept says

75 years …..to do job…
that is alot of taxpayer funded GOVT EMPLOYEE overtime costs…..
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.
we need 75 years..
Obama Holdovers cause Slow Release of Clinton Emails,
Officials from the State and Justice Departments argue they need 75 years as inability to
process and release the Hillary Clinton emails as ordered under a
Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, according to a report.
A U.S. official familiar with the case told Circa “there are still
govt employee labor union holdovers” within the State and Justice Departments who don’t want to
see the emails released,….

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acronym agencies

= govt employee labor unions…have become the deep state united states govt..

noman Arizona
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noman Arizona

The answer to PCR’S question is.
The war pigs.

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war focused govt employee labor union military industrial complex funding = never ending war

Guillermo Calvo Mahe
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Really good points for the politically sane until the rants and raves overwhelm them. Still, a worthwhile read.

Walter Dublanica
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Walter Dublanica

Dr. Roberts is someone who needs to help America get through the “deep swamp” in Washington. His articles have always made sense regarding who is leading America and the wrong direction they are taking the U.S.

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.America has 3.5 million more Hilary voters than actual adult citizens living in the country ..,.

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Debbie Wassermann Schultz says thousands of Hilary voters in Florida are over the age of 100..,..

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,
CIA Document #1035-960
immediately shout conspiracy theory ..to silence anyone who questions an official story told by govt.

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Jan 3, 2017 – Schumer warns Trump: CIA ‘has six ways from Sunday to silence you,,,,..

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.Clinton still has thousands of taxpayer funded govt employees working against America..

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US continues to try to corner Russia with silence on Nukes

Moscow continues to be patient in what appears to be an ever more lopsided, intentional stonewalling situation provoked by the Americans.

Seraphim Hanisch

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TASS reported on March 17th that despite Russian readiness to discuss the present problem of strategic weapons deployments and disarmament with its counterparts in the United States, the Americans have not offered Russia any proposals to conduct such talks.

The Kremlin has not yet received any particular proposals on the talks over issues of strategic stability and disarmament from Washington, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told TASS on Sunday when commenting on the statement made by US National Security Adviser John Bolton who did not rule out that such talks could be held with Russia and China.

“No intelligible proposals has been received [from the US] so far,” Peskov said.

Earlier Bolton said in an interview with radio host John Catsimatidis aired on Sunday that he considers it reasonable to include China in the negotiation on those issues with Russia as well.

“China is building up its nuclear capacity now. It’s one of the reasons why we’re looking at strengthening our national missile defense system here in the United States. And it’s one reason why, if we’re going to have another arms control negotiation, for example, with the Russians, it may make sense to include China in that discussion as well,” he said.

Mr. Bolton’s sense about this particular aspect of any arms discussions is correct, as China was not formerly a player in geopolitical affairs the way it is now. The now all-but-scrapped Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, or INF, was a treaty concluded by the US and the USSR leaders Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, back in 1987. However, for in succeeding decades, most notably since the fall of the Soviet Union, the US has been gradually building up weaponry in what appears to be an attempt to create a ring around the Russian Federation, a situation which is understandably increasingly untenable to the Russian government.

Both sides have accused one another of violating this treaty, and the mutual violations and recriminations on top of a host of other (largely fabricated) allegations against the Russian government’s activities led US President Donald Trump to announce his nation’s withdrawal from the treaty, formally suspending it on 1 February. Russian President Vladimir Putin followed suit by suspending it the very next day.

The INF eliminated all of both nations’ land based ballistic and cruise missiles that had a range between 500 and 1000 kilometers (310-620 miles) and also those that had ranges between 1000 and 5500 km (620-3420 miles) and their launchers.

This meant that basically all the missiles on both sides were withdrawn from Europe’s eastern regions – in fact, much, if not most, of Europe was missile-free as the result of this treaty. That is no longer the case today, and both nations’ accusations have provoked re-development of much more advanced systems than ever before, especially true considering the Russian progress into hypersonic and nuclear powered weapons that offer unlimited range.

This situation generates great concern in Europe, such that the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on both Moscow and Washington to salvage the INF and extend the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, or the New START as it is known.

“I call on the parties to the INF Treaty to use the time remaining to engage in sincere dialogue on the various issues that have been raised. It is very important that this treaty is preserved,” Guterres said at a session of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Monday.

He stressed that the demise of that accord would make the world more insecure and unstable, which “will be keenly felt in Europe.” “We simply cannot afford to return to the unrestrained nuclear competition of the darkest days of the Cold War,” he said.

Guterres also urged the US and Russia to extend the START Treaty, which expires in 2021, and explore the possibility of further reducing their nuclear arsenals. “I also call on the United States and the Russian Federation to extend the so-called New START Treaty before it expires in 2021,” he said.

The UN chief recalled that the treaty “is the only international legal instrument limiting the size of the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals” and that its inspection provisions “represent important confidence-building measures that benefit the entire world.”

Guterres recalled that the bilateral arms control process between Russia and the US “has been one of the hallmarks of international security for fifty years.”

“Thanks to their efforts, global stockpiles of nuclear weapons are now less than one-sixth of what they were in 1985,” the UN secretary-general pointed out.

The Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (the New START Treaty) entered into force on February 5, 2011. The document stipulates that seven years after its entry into effect each party should have no more than a total of 700 deployed intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) and strategic bombers, as well as no more than 1,550 warheads on deployed ICBMs, deployed SLBMs and strategic bombers, and a total of 800 deployed and non-deployed ICBM launchers, SLBM launchers and strategic bombers. The new START Treaty obliges the parties to exchange information on the number of warheads and carriers twice a year.

The new START Treaty will remain in force during 10 years until 2021, unless superseded by a subsequent agreement. It may be extended for a period of no more than five years (that is, until 2026) upon the parties’ mutual consent. Moscow has repeatedly called on Washington not to delay the issue of extending the Treaty.

 

 

 

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The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss documents released which show that Christopher Steele admitted to using posts by ‘random individuals’ on the CNN community website ‘iReport’ in order to back up his fabricated Trump dossier.

President Trump took note of Steele’s use of CNN citizen journalist posts, in a twitter tirade that blasted the British ex-spy for running with unverified community generated content from a now now-defunct ‘iReports’ website as part of his research.

Trump the proceeded to rip into late neocon Arizona Senator John McCain, tweeting that it was “just proven in court papers” that “last in his class” McCain sent the Steele’s dossier to media outlets in the hopes that they would print it prior to the 2016 US election.

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A federal court unsealed 43 pages Thursday of a deposition that former British spy Christopher Steele gave as part of a lawsuit over his infamous anti-Trump dossier.

To the disappointment of many observers, the full deposition was not unsealed in Thursday’s motion. Instead, portions of Steele’s interview, which he gave in London on July 13, 2018, were unsealed in separate court filings submitted in the lawsuit.

Steele’s full deposition totaled 145 pages. The portions published Thursday focus mainly on questions about the dossier’s claims about Aleksej Gubarev, a tech executive who Steele alleges took part in the hacking of Democrats’ computer systems.

Gubarev has vehemently denied the claim and sued Steele and BuzzFeed News, which published the dossier on Jan. 10, 2017.

U.S. District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro, who handled the lawsuit, ordered a slew of previously sealed documents to be made public Thursday. Ungaro dismissed the lawsuit on Dec. 19 but did not weigh in on whether the dossier’s claims about Gubarev were accurate.

It is unclear whether Steele’s entire deposition will be released. A source familiar with Steele’s interview tempered expectations of any bombshells in the document, saying that Steele avoided going into detail about his efforts to create the dossier and his sources.

A deposition given by former State Department official David Kramer was perhaps the most enlightening document contained in the dump.

Kramer, a longtime associate of late Arizona Sen. John McCain, was BuzzFeed’s source for the dossier. Kramer shared the dossier with at least 11 other reporters, including CNN’s Carl Bernstein. (RELATED: John McCain Associate Gave Dossier To A Dozen Reporters)

Kramer obtained the dossier in late November 2016 after visiting Steele in London. Steele acknowledged that Kramer and McCain were picked as conduits to pass the dossier to then-FBI Director James Comey. McCain met with Comey on Dec. 9, 2016 and provided all of the dossier’s memos that had been written up to that point.

“I think they felt a senior Republican was better to be the recipient of this rather than a Democrat because if it were a Democrat, I think that the view was that it would have been dismissed as a political attack,” Kramer said in the deposition when asked why Steele and his business partners at Fusion GPS wanted McCain to meet with Comey.

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Former British spy Christopher Steele admitted that he relied on an unverified report on a CNN website for part of the “Trump dossier,” which was used as a basis for the FBI’s investigation into Trump.

According to deposition transcripts released this week, Steele said last year he used a 2009 report he found on CNN’s iReport website and said he wasn’t aware that submissions to that site are posted by members of the public and are not checked for accuracy.

web archive from July 29, 2009 shows that CNN described the site in this manner: “iReport.com is a user-generated site. That means the stories submitted by users are not edited, fact-checked, or screened before they post.”

In the dossier, Steele, a Cambridge-educated former MI6 officer, wrote about extensive allegations against Donald Trump, associates of his campaign, various Russians and other foreign nationals, and a variety of companies — including one called Webzilla. Those allegations would become part of an FBI investigation and would be used to apply for warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

During his deposition, Steele was pressed on the methods he used to verify allegations made about Webzilla, which was thought to be used by Russia to hack into Democratic emails.

When asked if he discovered “anything of relevance concerning Webzilla” during the verification process, Steele replied: “We did. It was an article I have got here which was posted on July 28, 2009, on something called CNN iReport.”

“I do not have any particular knowledge of that,” Steele said when asked what was his understanding of how the iReport website worked.

When asked if he understood that content on the site was not generated by CNN reporters, he said, “I do not.” He was then asked: “Do you understand that they have no connection to any CNN reporters?” Steele replied, “I do not.”

He was pressed on this further: “Do you understand that CNN iReports are or were nothing more than any random individuals’ assertions on the Internet?” Steele replied: “No, I obviously presume that if it is on a CNN site that it may has some kind of CNN status. Albeit that it may be an independent person posting on the site.”

When asked about his methodology for searching for this information, Steele described it as “what we could call an open source search,” which he defined as “where you go into the Internet and you access material that is available on the Internet that is of relevance or reference to the issue at hand or the person under consideration.”

Steele said his dossier contained “raw intelligence” that he admitted could contain untrue or even “deliberately false information.”

Steele was hired by the opposition research firm Fusion GPS to investigate then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016. Fusion GPS was receiving funding at the time from the Clinton campaign and the DNC through the Perkins Coie law firm.

The series of memos that Steele would eventually compile became known as the “Trump Dossier.” The dossier was used in FISA applications to surveil Trump campaign associate Carter Page.

When asked whether he warned Fusion GPS that the information in the dossier might be “Russian disinformation,” Steele admitted that “a general understanding existed between us and Fusion … that all material contained this risk.”

Steele also described his interactions with Sen. John McCain’s aide, David Kramer, whose own deposition showed that he provided BuzzFeed with a copy of the dossier and had spoken with more than a dozen journalists about it.

“I provided copies of the December memo to Fusion GPS for onward passage to David Kramer at the request of Sen. John McCain,” Steele said. “Sen. McCain nominated him as the intermediary. I did not choose him as the intermediary.”

When asked if he told Kramer that he couldn’t “vouch for everything that was produced in the memos,” Steele replied, “Yes, with an emphasis on ‘everything.'”

When asked why he believed it was so important to provide the dossier to Sen. McCain, Steele said: “Because I judged it had national security implications for the United States and the West as a whole.”

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In a scathing letter to Trudeau, Wernick said that “recent events” led him to conclude he couldn’t hold his post during the election campaign this fall.

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Since it was exposed by a report in Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper earlier this month, the scandal that’s become known as the SNC-Lavalin affair has already led to the firing of several of Trudeau’s close advisors and raised serious questions about whether the prime minister was complicit in pressuring the attorney general to offer a deferred prosecution agreement with a large, Quebec-based engineering firm.

And according to the first round of polls released since the affair exploded into public view…

…it could cost Trudeau his position as prime minister and return control to the conservatives, according to the CBC.

Campaign Research showed the Conservatives ahead with 37% to 32% for the Liberals, while both Ipsos and Léger put the margin at 36% to 34% in the Conservatives’ favour.Since December, when both polling firms were last in the field, the Liberals have lost one point in Campaign Research’s polling and four percentage points in the Ipsos poll, while the party is down five points since November in the Léger poll.

Meanwhile, as the noose tightens around Trudeau, on Monday another of the key Canadian government officials at the center of the SNC-Lavalin scandal has quit his post.

Michael Wernick, clerk of the privy council, the highest-ranking position in Canada’s civil service and a key aide to Justin Trudeau, announced his retirement Monday. Trudeau named Ian Shugart, currently deputy minister of foreign affairs, to replace him.

In a scathing letter to Trudeau, Wernick said that “recent events” led him to conclude he couldn’t hold his post during the election campaign this fall.

“It is now apparent that there is no path for me to have a relationship of mutual trust and respect with the leaders of the opposition parties,” he said, citing the need for impartiality on the issue of potential foreign interference. According to Bloomberg, the exact date of his departure is unclear.

As we reported in February, Canada’s former justice minister and attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould, quit following allegations that several key Trudeau government figures pressured her to intervene to end a criminal prosecution against Montreal-based construction giant SNC. Wernick was among those she named in saying the prime minister’s office wanted her to pursue a negotiated settlement.

Wernick has since twice spoken to a committee of lawmakers investigating the case, and during that testimony both defended his actions on the SNC file and warned about the risk of foreign election interference, as “blame Putin” has become traditional Plan B plan for most politicians seeing their careers go up in flames.

“I’m deeply concerned about my country right now, its politics and where it’s headed. I worry about foreign interference in the upcoming election,” he said in his first appearance before the House of Commons justice committee, before repeating the warning a second time this month. “If that was seen as alarmist, so be it. I was pulling the alarm. We need a public debate about foreign interference.”

Because somehow foreign interference has something to do with Wenick’s alleged corruption.

Incidentally, as we wonder what the real reason is behind Wernick’s swift departure, we are confident we will know soon enough.

Anyway, back to the now former clerk, who is meant to be non-partisan in service of the government of the day, also criticized comments by a Conservative senator and praised one of Trudeau’s cabinet ministers.

Wernick’s testimony was criticized as overly cozy with the ruling Liberals. Murray Rankin, a New Democratic Party lawmaker, asked the clerk how lawmakers could “do anything but conclude that you have in fact crossed the line into partisan activity?” Green Party Leader Elizabeth May said he seemed “willing to interfere in partisan fashion for whoever is in power.”

Whatever Wernick’s true motives, he is the latest but not last in what will be a long line of cabinet departures as the SNC scandal exposes even more corruption in Trudeau’s cabinet (some have ironically pointed out that Canada’s “beloved” prime minister could be gone for actual corruption long before Trump). Trudeau had already lost a top political aide, Gerald Butts, to the scandal. A second minister, Jane Philpott, followed Wilson-Raybould in quitting cabinet.

Separately, on Monday, Trudeau appointed a former deputy prime minister in a Liberal government, Anne McLellan, as a special adviser to investigate some of the legal questions raised by the controversy. They include how governments should interact with the attorney general and whether that role should continue to be held by the justice minister.

As Bloomberg notes, the increasingly shaky Liberal government hasn’t ruled out helping SNC by ordering a deferred prosecution agreement in the corruption and bribery case, which centers around the company’s work in Moammar Qaddafi’s Libya. Doing so would allow the company to pay a fine and avoid any ban on receiving government contracts. That decision is up to the current attorney general, David Lametti; of course, such an action would only raise tensions amid speculation that the government is pushing for a specific political, and favorable for Trudeau, outcome.

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