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  • Top US general in Europe says Russia might be supplying the Taliban

    03/24/2017 2:11:19 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 115 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 23 Mar 17 | THOMAS GIBBONS-NEFF
    The top U.S. general in Europe told lawmakers Thursday that Russia and the Taliban are growing increasingly close, suggesting that the Kremlin might even be supplying the insurgent group. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, who is also the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, did not elaborate to the Senate Armed Services Committee on what type of equipment the Taliban might have received or when.
  • John Podesta, in bed with the Russians all along

    03/22/2017 3:10:11 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 21 replies
    americanthinker ^ | March 22, 2017 | Monica Showalter
    Was there anyone more inclined to intone for guarding national security in the wake of the WikiLeaks revelations than Hillary Clinton campaign manager John Podesta? Turns out the Democrat operative was neck-deep with the Russians he intoned against all along, through a Russian-financed company called Joule. In fact, the Russian oligarchs he's been consorting with are so dirty that even Putin is after them, blowing apart Podesta's dishonest narrative about "Russians hacked the election" and rival Donald Trump supposedly colluding with them. Some choice quotes from Podesta last December: "We now know that the CIA has determined Russia's interference in...
  • ABC News: OK, fine, Trump Tower was wiretapped, and it was all about Russians, but . . .

    03/22/2017 10:21:36 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/22/17 | Dan Calabrese
    It's not quite what Trump's tweet seemed to suggest, unless . . . Here’s a pattern you’ve probably noticed about the way the media deals with President Trump. When his literal words might be off target but his meaning can be justified, his literal words are all that matters. But when his literal words turn out to be accurate . . . well, that’s not what he meant! Did the Obama Administration wiretap Trump Tower? Or were there some other form of FISA surveillance that Trump clumsily described as a wiretap in a very specific building? We’ve already dealt with...
  • -Vanity- Comey/Rogers congressional testimony a "ZERO"!!!

    03/20/2017 9:46:55 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 72 replies
    Watching FNC coverage of Comey/Rogers hearings which are a full blown joke. Fox News Channel panel is fawning all over itself, telling us lowly peons that this a blockbuster!!! Not so!!! Please, do not "p--" down my back, and the tell me it's raining!!! Nothing of "any" substance, one way, or the other has been has been revealed. Stay tuned...folks, as time goes by, the truth will opt and Obama and his Democrat cohorts will be found dirty as is usually the case, 100% of the time!!! Both Comey and Rogers, IMHO...are shielding themselves in the cloak of no comment...
  • Special Report: Russian elite invested nearly $100M in Trump buildings, records show [Fake News]

    03/18/2017 9:48:03 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    Fake Yahoo/al-Reuters ^ | 3/18/17 | 5 FakeJournalists: Nathan Layne, Ned Parker, Svetlana Reiter, Stephen Grey and Ryan McNeill
    During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump downplayed his business ties with Russia. And since taking office as president, he has been even more emphatic. “I can tell you, speaking for myself, I own nothing in Russia,” President Trump said at a news conference last month. “I have no loans in Russia. I don’t have any deals in Russia." But in the United States, members of the Russian elite have invested in Trump buildings.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Dem Super-Lobbyist Podesta Got $170K To End US Sanctions On Russian Bank

    03/07/2017 4:59:08 AM PST · by kevcol · 17 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | March 6, 2017 | Richard Pollock
    Democrat super-lobbyist Tony Podesta was paid $170,000 over a six-month period last year to represent Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, seeking to end one of the Obama administration’s economic sanctions against that country, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned. Podesta, founder and chairman of the Podesta Group, is listed as a key lobbyist on behalf of Sberbank, according to Senate lobbying disclosure forms. His firm received more than $24 million in fees in 2016, much of it coming from foreign governments, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.
  • Why Was The Ferguson Thread Pulled?

    03/13/2017 6:26:49 PM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 22 replies
    self
    Just curious...why was the thread about the "new Ferguson evidence" pulled? It was from the BBC (a major news outlet) and is being reported by other major news outlets.Clearly,posts that were untoward (racist,for example) could be deleted from such a thread. It stinks to high heaven but it *is* news. Just sayin'...
  • TURKEY LINKS ASSASSIN TO OBAMA-PROTECTED IMAM

    12/26/2016 8:49:36 PM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 89 replies
    WND ^ | 12-26-2016 | Jerome Corsi
    Turkish government intelligence has determined Mevlut Mert Altintas, 22 – the police officer who recently assassinated Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov while the ambassador was giving a speech to open an art gallery in Ankara – was a member of the Gulen organization, which claimed to be the same group that staged an unsuccessful coup in Turkey in July.... ....the Clinton Foundation was engaged in a pay-to-play scheme to obtain Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s support for the Obama administration decision to give asylum to Fetullah Gulen, a Turkish Muslim imam the Erdogan government holds responsible for the attempted coup July...
  • RUSH: Guccifer 2.0 Claims Responsibility of DNC Hack; But This Is What Shocked Me!

    06/17/2016 5:39:44 AM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 14 replies
    Newsninja2012 ^ | 6-17-16 | Stacy Rush
    A lone hacker, referring to himself as Guccifer 2.0, is claiming responsibility for hacking into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) servers.  While the DNC confirmed Tuesday its servers had indeed been breached, they and cyber security firm CrowdStrike indicated the Russian government was the likely culprit. The declaration by CrowdStrike, who is used to maintain the security of government servers, seems to have spurred the hacker known only as Guccifer 2.0 to reveal via the website Guccifer2.wordpress.com, that he/she was the source of the hack and not the Russians. In a blog post dated June 15th, Guccifer 2.0 states: I’m very...
  • Clinton friend may have been spy's target

    06/29/2010 1:38:16 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 30 replies
    Politico ^ | 06/29/2010 | Ben Smith
    A leading Democratic fundraiser and close political ally of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have been a target of the alleged ring of Russian spies arrested yesterday by federal authorities. The president of the high-end tax accounting and financial advising firm Morea Financial Services confirmed earlier today that the alleged spy "Cynthia Murphy" was a longtime employee and a vice president at the company, which is located on lower Broadway in Manhattan. Federal and state campaign finance filings suggest that the little-known company manages the finances of one of New York's top Democratic financiers: Alan Patricof, a venture capital...
  • Sen. Whitehouse (D-RI) says he can ‘imagine a scenario’ where Sessions was Trump’s Russian ‘message

    03/08/2017 9:09:28 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/08/17 | Robert Laurie
    All they have left is the world of imagination Rhode Island Democrat Senator, Sheldon Whitehouse, has no evidence that there was any election-year collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. None. We know this because, so far, such evidence has failed to materialize. That’s not a debatable point. Still, a lack of facts has never been enough to stop a Democrat who wants to insinuate foul play. If you can’t prove something happened, why not imagine it. Pretending that something untoward was happening is just as good as proving it, right?
  • Pat Buchanan Exposes The Beltway Conspiracy To Break Trump

    03/07/2017 4:14:57 PM PST · by blam · 15 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 3-7-2017 | Tyler Durden
    Via Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org At Mar-a-Lago this weekend President Donald Trump was filled “with fury” says The Washington Post, “mad — steaming, raging, mad.” Early Saturday the fuming president exploded with this tweet: “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” The president has reason to be enraged. For what is afoot is a loose but broad conspiracy to break and bring him down, abort his populist agenda, and overturn the results of the 2016 election. At its heart is the “deep state” — agents...
  • Why Dems will regret a probe into Russian election hacking

    03/07/2017 1:12:18 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The New York Post ^ | March 6, 2017 | John Crudele
    The investigation of Russian interference in the US election could turn into a big headache for the Democrats. The phrase “Be careful what you ask for” comes to mind. For months before the presidential election, I explained why the Democrats were making a big mistake by picking Hillary Clinton as their candidate. And I correctly predicted that she would lose. The Democrats didn’t listen, and now their party is in shambles. They aren’t going to listen to me now either about the unintended consequences of an investigation of the Russians, but I’m going to explain anyway. One of the reasons...
  • Moonbat Katy Tur Denies Media Ever Said Trump Officials Connected To Russians

    03/07/2017 1:31:43 AM PST · by detective · 49 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 6, 2017 | Sundance
    Shortened title. Full title: Moonbat Katy Tur Denies Media Ever Said Trump Officials Connected To Russians – Proves Trump Strategy is Working Oh, this is just too funny.
  • While You Weren’t Looking, the Democrat–Media Election-Hacking Narrative Just Collapsed

    03/06/2017 10:43:47 PM PST · by bitt · 170 replies
    national review ^ | March 6, 2917 | ANDREW C. MCCARTHY
    That supposed FBI investigation of collusion with the Russians? Never mind . . . They’re in retreat now. You may have missed it amid President Trump’s startling Saturday tweet storm, the recriminations over president-on-candidate spying, and the Jeff Sessions recusal — a whirlwind weekend. But while you weren’t looking, an elaborate narrative died. For months, the media-Democrat complex has peddled a storyline that the Putin regime in Russia hacked the U.S. presidential election. There is, of course, no evidence that the election was hacked in the sense that the actual voting process was compromised. Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/445522/russian-election-hacking-fbi-not-investigating-trump-campaign
  • Final Thoughts on the Russian-American Spy Swap

    07/10/2010 7:43:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 9, 2010 | John Radosh
    The ten arrested Russian spies have arrived in Vienna, and shortly will be back in Moscow. Sentenced last night in New York, they gave their real Russian names, pleaded guilty, and were sentenced to time served — a few short days. Never has a spy swap been orchestrated so quickly. In the era of the Cold War, there were plenty of swaps. The most famous was that of KGB Colonel Rudolf Abel for the U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers in 1962. Abel was the name he adopted, when he lived in Greenwich Village and Brooklyn, and posed as an artist....
  • Thomas Friedman: no evidence of Trump/Russia collusion, ‘which is why we need a special prosecutor’

    03/05/2017 12:02:41 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 34 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    One of Rush Limbaugh’s classic maxims is that when it comes to liberals’ demands for investigations, it’s not the nature of the evidence; it’s the seriousness of the charge that matters. Thomas Friedman provided a perfect illustration of Rush’s rule on today’s Meet the Press. Discussing the notion that the Trump campaign might have colluded with the Russians regarding the 2016 election, Friedman said “I agree: there is no evidence, which is why we need a special prosecutor or an independent commission to get to the bottom of it.” View the video here.
  • Hillary coming to terms with her new life

    03/05/2017 5:15:27 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 5, 2017 | Amie Parnes
    Hillary Clinton, still sorting through the wreckage of her 2016 presidential campaign, recently had former aides on her campaign team meet with outside strategists and consultants to look at what went wrong. For months, Clinton and her top aides have blamed their devastating loss on FBI Director James Comey and Russia’s interference in the presidential election. While their outlook hasn’t changed, Clinton still wanted a thorough, detailed post-mortem of the campaign. The meeting — an echo of similar efforts done after Clinton lost the 2008 Democratic primary to Barack Obama — “was an attempt to dot all the i's and...
  • Rush Limbaugh: REAL Russian Scandal Collusion Between Obama, Putin [AUDIO]

    03/04/2017 10:45:44 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 8 replies
    The PolitiStick ^ | 03/03/2017 | : PolitiStick Team
    “The real Russian scandal is the collusion between Barack Obama and his administration and the Russians. Obama’s team used the pretext of Russian interference in the election to justify wiretaps and illegal leaks of the Trump team, including a U.S. senator and now attorney general. What has really gone on here — and I just want to repeat what I said in the opening of the hour, ’cause it wasn’t happenstance, and I mean it." {.snip..}
  • SPYGATE: Liberal Law Professor Jonathan Turley: Obama Spying on Trump Should be ‘Investigated’..

    03/04/2017 8:43:24 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 60 replies
    Politistick ^ | 03/04/2017 | Matthew K. Burke
    Highly respected liberal law professor and constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley at George Washington University, seemingly one of the few intellectually honest liberals left in America — someone who objectively has criticized both Democrats and Republicans when he thought they were out of bounds — was asked to respond to the stunning charges from President Trump on Saturday that Obama illegally wiretapped Trump Tower during the presidential campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton and that he was considering legal action. After CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield and her guests sounded like Obama’s legal defense team all Saturday morning, Professor Turley provided an alternative...
  • TWITTER: A good timeline and summary of Wiretapgate

    03/04/2017 8:10:32 PM PST · by doug from upland · 29 replies
    TWITTER ^ | 3-4-17 | Wolfgang Faust
    Former NSA Director Mike Rogers may become the hero in all this mess for not playing along and going to warn the President Elect.
  • Boston Globe: Russia warned FBI “repeatedly” about Tsarnaev before bombing

    04/24/2013 9:18:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/24/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    The FBI briefed the Senate yesterday and today on the progress in the Boston Marathon bombing case, but more questions than answers may have arisen from it. The Boston Globe quotes multiple sources from within the briefing that the FBI didn’t just get one warning from Russia about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, they got warned repeatedly — including after the FBI’s initial investigation of the now-deceased bomber: Russian authorities contacted the US government with concerns about Tamerlan Tsarnaev not once but “multiple’’ times, including an alert it sent after he was first investigated by FBI agents in Boston, raising new questions about...
  • YouTube: ADMIRAL GREER TELLS LYING DEMS WHAT TO SAY

    03/04/2017 12:34:35 PM PST · by doug from upland · 2 replies
    DFUI via YouTube ^ | 3-4-17 | DFU
    Click on link. Maybe they can lie there way out of photographic evidence.
  • The Basic Formula For Every Shocking Russia/Trump Revelation

    03/03/2017 9:05:06 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    The Young Turks ^ | 3/2/2017 | Michael Tracey
    The basic formula for every breaking Trump/Russia story is essentially as follows: 1. The New York Times or Washington Post releases an article that at first blush appears extremely damning. 2. Anti-Trump pundits and Democrats react reflexively to the news, express shrieking outrage, and proclaim that this finally proves untoward collusion between Trump and Russia — a smoking gun, at last. 3. Aggrieved former Clinton apparatchiks *connect the dots* in a manner eerily reminiscent of right-wing Glenn Beck-esque prognostication circa 2009. 4. Self-proclaimed legal experts rashly opine as to whether the new revelation entails some kind of criminally actionable offense. (Recall the...
  • Dem Waters: Obama Admin ‘Done Everything’ It Can To Make Sure People See Trump-Russia Connections

    03/03/2017 8:18:55 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-3-2017 | Ian Hanchett
    On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) stated that she believes “there was a connection between Donald Trump’s campaign and the Russians” and “I think there is a trail, and I think that the Obama administration has done everything that it can possibly do…to make sure that enough people have seen some of the meetings and some of the connections, so that they have something to go on when the investigations are really underway.” Waters said, “I’m going to continue to do my work, to do everything that I possibly can, to help connect the dots,...
  • President Trump Demands Investigation After Nancy Pelosi Lies About 2010 Meeting With Russian

    03/03/2017 7:01:40 PM PST · by Cheerio · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Mar 2017 | Penny Starr
    FULL TITLE - President Trump Demands Investigation After Nancy Pelosi Lies About 2010 Meeting With Russian Ambassador A photo published on the Politico website shows House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in 2010 — a direct contradiction to her telling reporters at the website she had not met with the diplomat. After tweeting on Friday morning that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) should be investigated for meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2003, President Donald Trump tweeted that a second investigation into Pelosi’s past should be launched.
  • Pedophile Enabler? Chuck Schumer Helped Accused Sex Abuser Into U.S.

    03/03/2017 3:05:04 PM PST · by markomalley · 35 replies
    We Are Change ^ | 3/3/17 | Andrew Meyer
    After being denied a visa for entry into the United States last month, Tanveer Hussain knew just where to turn.The obliging offices of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and fellow Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand reached out to the embassy in New Delhi, India, and helped Hussain reapply for a visa to enter the U.S. to compete in the World Snowshoe Championship.Hussain is now charged with first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, after Hussain was allegedly “engaging in a passionate kiss” with a 12-year-old girl and touched her in an “intimate area.”Life...
  • Twitter Fight Round 2: Trump Trolls "Lying" Pelosi With Pic Of Her And Medvedev; Pelosi Responds

    03/03/2017 2:31:16 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 55 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 03/03/2017 | Tyler Durden
    Trump: "I hearby demand a second investigation, after Schumer, of Pelosi for her close ties to Russia, and lying about it." Pelosi: "@realDonaldTrump doesn't know difference between official mtg photographed by press & closed secret mtg his AG lied about under oath." Trump seems to be having himself a fun Friday afternoon trolling Democratic Congressional leaders on Twitter. Just a couple of hours ago Chuck Schumer received Trump's first 'shot across the bow' and now he's turned his focus to Nancy Pelosi for having "close ties to Russia, and lying about it." {..snip..}
  • Awkward Pause – Nancy Pelosi Denies Meeting Sergey Kislyak, However Photo Reveals She Has

    03/03/2017 2:28:53 PM PST · by detective · 23 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 3, 2017 | Sundance
    There was an awkward pause during a Q&A session today
  • New York Times disappears McCaskill’s discredited claim that she never met with the Russians

    03/03/2017 1:03:59 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/03/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Fortunately, NewsDiffs.com saved the original One form of fake news is to claim something happened when it never did. Another form of fake news is to claim something did not happen when in fact it actually did - especially when said claim is designed to cast aspersions on someone else. And if you’re the New York Times, you can take this to an even higher level: You can report something that appears to cast aspersions on someone you don’t like (aka “a Republican”), and then, when it comes to light that this something is actually not true and that the...
  • "This Is Either The Most Elaborate Cover-Up Of All Time, Or The Dumbest"

    03/03/2017 9:22:08 AM PST · by blam · 5 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 3-3-2017 | Tyler Durden
    As the mainstream liberal media continues to be handed leaks (on a smaller and smaller and more and more desperate basis) from what appears to be angry ex-Obama-ites lingering in the halls of Washington - ever ready to combat a slight rise in Trump's popularity or shift in the "he's the devil" narrative with some new "the Russians did it"-inspiring drivel - many Americans are growing very weary of the drip-drip-drip of nothingness. The latest leak - which was immediately met with howls from The Democrats screaming for his head - was the fact that then-Senator Sessions met with a...
  • Sessions Used Political Funds for Republican Convention Expenses

    03/02/2017 8:38:16 PM PST · by numberonepal · 168 replies
    Not sure about WSJ posting. In a nutshell they are sayin Sessions used CAMPAIGN FUNDS for expenses on Cleveland trip when he met Russian envoy.
  • The Democrats: Out of Touch, Out of Ideas, Out of their Minds

    03/02/2017 8:18:02 PM PST · by pboyington · 17 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | March 2, 2017 | Ray Starmann
    It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to discern that the party of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman and John F. Kennedy is an unhinged, untethered time bomb that needs to take a very long sabbatical on a very large and very soft shrink’s couch. President Trump’s speech on Tuesday night was nothing less than spectacular. It was a Cubs late inning grand slam, a Payton Manning touchdown throw, a Bill Murray, ‘Mirac’ all in one. Even Van Jones, seated on the CNN Trump kangaroo prosecution court said it best, “Trump became the President with that speech.” The Democrats didn’t think...
  • Dem Sen. Claire McCaskill “Lied” About Meeting With Russian Ambassador?

    03/02/2017 4:21:15 PM PST · by scooby321 · 22 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 3/2/2017 | Kimbelee Kaye
    I keep thinking one of these days, politicians will remember the internet exists, and along with it, evidence of almost about everything they’ve said or done while in office (and often outside of the office, too — just ask David Wu). Alas… As the Trump cabinet targeting continues, Sen. Claire McCaskill stepped in a huge pile by claiming she never had a meeting or call with a Russian ambassador.
  • Female Dem Senator secretly met with Reds!

    03/02/2017 11:23:17 AM PST · by 2harddrive · 28 replies
    Vanity
    Folks, here is a Democratic Senator's Tweet that is a LIE! She secretly met with Russian Agents AT LEAST TWICE! Claire McCaskill âś” @clairecmc I've been on the Armed Services Com for 10 years.No call or meeting w/Russian ambassador. Ever. Ambassadors call members of Foreign Rel Com.McCaskill
  • Sessions: ‘I Have Not Met With Any Russians At Any Time To Discuss Any Political Campaign’

    03/02/2017 7:03:11 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/02/17 | Jeff Poor
    In a clip that aired on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Thursday from earlier in the day, Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied having met with Russian officials to discuss Donald Trump’s presidential campaign despite allegations that appeared a Washington Post story published late Wednesday night. “I have not met with any Russians at any time to discuss any political campaign,” Sessions said. “And those remarks are unbelievable to me and are false, and I don’t have anything else to say about that.” If necessary, Sessions vowed to recuse himself from any investigation. “I have said whenever it is appropriate, I will...
  • AG Sessions Accused Of Lying To Congress Over Contact With Russian Ambassador

    03/01/2017 7:36:32 PM PST · by blam · 278 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 3-1-2017 | Tyler Durden
    Just when you thought the 'Russians-did-it' meme was fading, WaPo reporters manage to find DoJ officials who say then-Senator Jeff Sessions spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States - encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts with Moscow during his confirmation hearing to become attorney general. At his Jan. 10 Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Sessions was asked by Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, what he would do if he learned of any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of the 2016 campaign....
  • Jack Barsky: The KGB spy who lived the American Dream

    02/28/2017 2:11:25 PM PST · by cdga5for4 · 12 replies
    BBC News ^ | February 23, 2017 | Brian Wheeler
    Jack Barsky died in September 1955, at the age of 10, and was buried in the Mount Lebanon Cemetery in the suburbs of Washington DC. His name is on the passport of the man sitting before me now - a youthful 67-year-old East German, born Albert Dittrich. The passport is not a fake. Albert Dittrich is Jack Barsky in the eyes of the US government. The story of how this came to be is, by Barsky's own admission, "implausible" and "ridiculous", even by the standards of Cold War espionage. But as he explains in a new memoir, Deep Undercover, it...
  • Well, that was the best Oscars ever

    02/27/2017 9:36:05 AM PST · by Red Badger · 107 replies
    NY POST ^ | February 27, 2017 | 1:36am | rs ever By Kyle Smith
    <p>We all expected the Oscars to get political. What we didn’t know was that we’d all witness the pop-culture equivalent of “DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN.”</p> <p>Warren Beatty looked puzzled as he opened the envelope containing (or so he thought) the name of the winner of the Best Picture Oscar. But that’s nothing to do with his age (79). Warren Beatty has always looked puzzled. Looking puzzled made him one of the most adorable leading men of the 1970s, and one of the most famed ladykillers in Hollywood history. As the critic Clive James once put it, “Beatty’s acting style was based on modifications to a basic look of puzzlement.”</p>
  • Saddam's WMD Moved to Syria, An Israeli Says

    12/15/2005 5:14:36 AM PST · by mal · 75 replies · 2,589+ views
    Saddam Hussein moved his chemical weapons to Syria six weeks before the war started, Israel's top general during Operation Iraqi Freedom says. The assertion comes as President Bush said yesterday that much of the intelligence on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction was incorrect. The Israeli officer, Lieutenant General Moshe Yaalon, asserted that Saddam spirited his chemical weapons out of the country on the eve of the war. "He transferred the chemical agents from Iraq to Syria," General Yaalon told The New York Sun over dinner in New York on Tuesday night. "No one went to Syria to find it."
  • IDF JETS ALLEGEDLY ATTACK HEZBOLLAH TARGETS IN SYRIA OVERNIGHT

    02/22/2017 5:36:52 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 8 replies
    jpost ^ | 2/22/17 | Anna Ahronheim
    Israeli jets allegedly struck targets near the Syrian capital overnight on Wednesday, reportedly a weapons shipment to the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, Lebanese media reported. Syrian media reported witnesses hearing "loud explosion sounds" in the early morning hours. According to Lebanese media, the targets that were hit around 3.00 a.m. were affiliated with the Assad regime and were the regime army's 3rd Division in the al-Katif suburbs of the capital. The report also claimed that the IDF struck from within Lebanon, circling the Beqaa Valley and Baalbek, so as not to be blocked by the Russian defense systems operating in...
  • WOW! Wikileaks Document Shows John McCain Requested Donations from Russians

    02/22/2017 1:48:43 PM PST · by davikkm · 41 replies
    WOW! John McCain is leading a vicious campaign against the Russian government since the November election. In January McCain suggested the Russian “hacking” of the election was an “act of war.” https://youtu.be/QZu6jgNN7f0 But it wasn’t that long ago that Senator McCain requested campaign donations from Russian officials. Wikileaks released documents this week following the sudden death of Russian UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin. There are several documents on McCain’s request for donations from the Russians.
  • Mystery: What was Comey’s secret briefing yesterday to the Senate Intelligence Committee about?

    02/18/2017 5:07:32 PM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 137 replies
    http://hotair.com ^ | FEBRUARY 18, 2017 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    ...It was also secretive even by traditional standards: Although Comey was photographed leaving the meeting, committee members wouldn’t admit that he’d been there. And it seemed as though the briefing was urgent, with senators delaying their departure during a weekend recess to hear what Comey had to say. The Senate Intel Committee considers all manner of intelligence matters so in theory the briefing could have been about anything. Most recently, though, the Committee’s been in the news because it’s leading the congressional investigation into Russian interference in last year’s presidential campaign. Three days ago, after Mike Flynn resigned, Mitch McConnell...
  • John Podesta’s Payoff for Helping Hillary Give American Military Technology to Russia’s Putin

    01/07/2017 7:49:57 AM PST · by ETL · 28 replies
    TheNewAmerican.com ^ | October, 2016 | Bob Adelmann
    As part of just-inaugurated President Obama’s new foreign policy to improve relations between the United States and Russia, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in March 2009. Meeting in her hotel’s Salon Panorama in Geneva, she presented him with a small gift box containing a bright red button symbolizing the Obama administration’s desire to “reset” the relationship between the two governments. Thus began an effort to transfer American technology to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s own “Silicon Valley,” called Skolkovo. In a report released in late July by the Government Accountability Institute (GAI) entitled From...
  • No Cries For Help When Russians Were Hacking The Democrats

    02/03/2017 8:21:04 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/03/17 | Judi McLeod
    Russians are not only already here, but they have closed down the best of your country’s military bases starting with the Presidio. One of the most stomach-turning hypocrisies of the progressive left in their constant criticism of President Donald Trump for cozying up to Russian President Vladimir Putin is that it was the progressive left who laid out the welcome mat to the Russians in the first place.
  • Russian security agents accused of treason reportedly charged with passing secrets to the CIA

    01/31/2017 4:10:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 1/31/17 | Natasha Bertrand
    A senior Russian intelligence officer who was arrested on suspicion of treason in December has been charged with passing secrets to the CIA, sources told the Russian news agency Interfax on Tuesday. Sergei Mikhailov was the deputy head of the information security department of the FSB, Russia's national security service. He was arrested along with Dmitry Dokuchaev, a cybersecurity expert who worked as a hacker under the alias "Forb" before joining the FSB; and Ruslan Stoyanov, a key cybercrime investigator at the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. They were arrested shortly after the CIA concluded that Russian hackers, at the Kremlin's...
  • Russian Cyberattacks 'Sloppy' Compared to What's Next (Revealing)

    01/16/2017 3:47:59 PM PST · by Hostage · 12 replies
    Tom's Guide ^ | Jan 16, 2017 | PAUL WAGENSEIL
    The Russian hacks of the Democratic National Committee might have gone unnoticed if one of the two attacking groups hadn't made so much "noise," a security expert told the ShmooCon hacker conference here yesterday (Jan. 15). Because that group, dubbed Fancy Bear or APT 28, was so sloppy, it was caught within a few weeks, said Toni Gidwani, director of research operations at Arlingon, Virginia, cybersecurity firm ThreatConnect. The subsequent investigation led to the discovery of a year-old, continuing penetration of the DNC's servers by a rival Russian group, called Cozy Bear or APT 29, that had previously gone undetected....
  • The left’s failed assassination of MAGA

    01/13/2017 8:03:40 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/13/17 | Judi McLeod
    Godspeed the return of America for the necessary stabilization of a Free West The truth will always out. Now we know why even amid the indelible lies that followed Hillary Clinton throughout the 2016 presidential campaign she displayed that ever-ready smirky smile during each of the presidential debates. Clinton, who seemed to signal that she knew something the rest of us did not, came on like the smug cat that swallowed the cream, or so it so infuriatingly seemed.
  • Everything That Glitters Is Not Gold

    01/12/2017 5:39:06 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-12-2017 | MOTUS
    So Trump held a Presser yesterday. He covered a few topics: Russian hacking, Intelligence community leaks,  his time schedule to Build-the-Wall, the steps he’s taken to avert even an appearance of conflict of interest with his corporation. Butt the only thing anyone wanted to talk about was the completely fabricated yet salaciously entertaining Russian “Golden Shower” report.  That our Intelligence community saw fit to present the dossier last Friday to the president, the president-elect and the Congressional so-called Gang of Eight speaks more to the state of our Intelligence community than anything else.To say the “report” lacked veracity is rather...
  • Russia says it tracked hijacked Arctic Sea all along, but questions grow over cargo(NK twist)

    08/26/2009 10:35:18 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 26 replies · 1,019+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 08/26/09 | Tony Halpin
    Russia says it tracked hijacked Arctic Sea all along, but questions grow over cargo Tony Halpin in Moscow Russia’s top general hinted today that the ship allegedly hijacked by pirates earlier this month may have been carrying a secret cargo, as it emerged that the country’s Navy tracked the vessel throughout its journey. President Medvedev sent the Russian Navy to find the Arctic Sea after it apparently disappeared while passing through the English Channel en route to Algeria from Finland. However, the Foreign Ministry in Moscow now says that Russian and international agencies had monitored the ship throughout its strange...