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‘Russia! Russia! Russia!’

  Tucker Carlson makes an important point about the Mueller probe: So let’s recall, for the record, what the Robert Mueller investigation is about, why we got a special counsel in the first place. The point wasn’t to discover whether the president fudged deductions on his tax returns thirty years ago. It wasn’t to find […]

Roger Stone Indictment: Not ‘Collusion’

  As Professor Glenn Reynolds remarks, the latest indictment from the Mueller investigation is about process crimes, not “Russian collusion.” Everyone is commenting about how the televised pre-dawn raid — reminiscent of the Branch Davidians at Waco — on the Florida home of 66-year-old Roger Stone was so over-the-top as to suggest Mueller was seeking […]

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 […]

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