The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Are You Listening?

In case you haven’t been listening to The Other Podcast, you really should. My podcasting partner John Hoge has applied his decades of audio engineering expertise to the program and, when the BlogTalkRadio software doesn’t go glitchy on us (as sometimes happens), it’s a lot of fun. Saturday night, we had a call-in from a […]

Russia! Russia! Russia!

The scandal of MuellerGate keeps getting worse for Democrats: Check Your Sources: CNN’s Cohen-Russia-Trump Tower Meeting Story Just Blew Up In Their Faces — Matt Vespa, Townhall Suspended Pentagon Whistleblower Says FBI’s Russia Probe Was ‘All a Set-Up’ — Debra Heine, PJMedia SOURCE: FBI AGENT TOLD CONGRESS THE BUREAU USED LEAKED STORIES TO OBTAIN SPY […]

Who Is Lisa H. Barsoomian?

  Keep the question in the headline in your mind. Early this morning, I received a PayPal contribution from a frequent commenter here, who urged me “in the name of all that’s holy” to pay attention to a long and complicated story posted at Reddit. It seems kind of crazy, but it all makes sense […]

The ‘Deep State’ Is Real: Whistleblower Punished for Pentagon Spy Complaint

Rowan Scarborough reports at The Washington Times: A Trump-supporting Pentagon analyst was stripped of his security clearance by Obama-appointed officials after he complained of questionable government contracts to Stefan Halper, the FBI informant who spied on the Trump presidential campaign. Adam Lovinger, a 12-year strategist in the Pentagon’s Office of Net Assessment, complained to his […]

Russia! Russia! Russia!

More evidence that the Obama administration collaborated with Fusion GPS to create a phony “Russian collusion” narrative in the media: Veteran GOP lawyer Cleta Mitchell suddenly found her name mixed up in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The first public mention of Mitchell came in a March 13 report released […]

Russia! Russia! Russia!

The headline stack on top of this morning’s Drudge Report: UPDATE: Trump Tower meeting with Russians WAS meant to ‘get information’ on Hillary… ‘I did not know about it!’ Trump would fight any special counsel subpoena… WASH POST: Precarious moment in presidency…  Since Sunday, I’ve been watching CNN (so you don’t have to) and they’re […]

The Carter Page FISA Documents: The Steele Dossier, the Leaks, the Witch Hunt

Here are some headlines from September and October 2016: U.S. intel officials probe ties between Trump adviser and Kremlin — Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News, Sept. 23, 2016 Michael Isikoff has the latest tale of people with questionable ties to Russia within the Trump campaign — Washington Post, Sept. 23, Sept. 23, 2016 Donald Trump advisor […]

‘Russia! Russia! Russia!’

  Up this morning at 6 a.m., I turned the TV to CNN and watched 15 minutes of “Russia! Russia! Russia!” Then I changed the channel to MNSBC, and watched another two hours of “Russia! Russia! Russia!” At this moment (8:23 a.m. ET, as I write this sentence), David Axelrod is being interviewed on CNN […]

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