Yes, Virginia, There Is a Deep State and Bob Parry Exposed It

A year ago yesterday, it became fully clear what was behind the feverish attempt by our intelligence agencies and their mainstream media accomplices to emasculate President Donald Trump with the Russia-gate trope. It turned out that the objective was not only to delegitimize Trump and make it impossible for him to move toward a more … Continue reading “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Deep State and Bob Parry Exposed It”

Trump’s Timidity Is Letting Comey Off the Hook

Because President Donald Trump has again pulled the rug out from under them, House Republicans face Mission Impossible on Friday when they try to hold ex-FBI Director James Comey accountable for his highly dubious authorization of surveillance on erstwhile Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Comey let go his unprecedented legal maneuver to have a court … Continue reading “Trump’s Timidity Is Letting Comey Off the Hook”

Clapper’s Credibility Collapses

Former National Intelligence Director James Clapper’s key role in helping the Cheney/Bush administration “justify” war on Iraq with fraudulent intelligence was exposed on Tuesday at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington by his own words quoted back to him from his memoir “Facts and Fears: Hard Truths From a Life in Intelligence.” Hard truths, indeed. Clapper … Continue reading “Clapper’s Credibility Collapses”

On the Brink With Russia in Syria Again, 5 Years Later

The New York Times, on September 11, 2013, accommodated Russian President Vladimir V. Putin’s desire “to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders” about “recent events surrounding Syria.” Putin’s op-ed in the Times appeared under the title: “A Plea for Caution From Russia.” In it, he warned that a military “strike by … Continue reading “On the Brink With Russia in Syria Again, 5 Years Later”

Senator Richard Burr: A Longtime Fan of Torture

Newly released official documents obtained by the National Security Archive showing that CIA Director Gina Haspel directly supervised waterboarding at the first CIA “Black Site” simply confirm what Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Richard Burr (R-NC) already knew as he orchestrated the charade that was Haspel’s confirmation hearing. Burr allowed her to “classify” her own direct … Continue reading “Senator Richard Burr: A Longtime Fan of Torture”

Ahed Tamimi and Her Mother Are Freed From Jail

When they left prison on Sunday AHED Tamimi and her mother Nariman received a hard-earned heroes’ welcome from Palestinians and others opposed to Israel’s occupation and colonization of Palestinian lands seized in 1948 and enlarged by the Israeli army in 1967. AHED was 16 years old last December when an Israeli soldier shot her cousin … Continue reading “Ahed Tamimi and Her Mother Are Freed From Jail”

Moon-Strzok No More, Lisa Page Spills the Beans

Former FBI attorney Lisa Page has reportedly told a joint committee of the House of Representatives that when FBI counterintelligence official Peter Strzok texted her on May 19, 2017 saying there was “no big there there,” he meant there was no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. It was clearly a bad-luck … Continue reading “Moon-Strzok No More, Lisa Page Spills the Beans”

Memo to the President Ahead of Monday’s Summit

BRIEFING FOR: The President FROM: Ray McGovern, former CIA briefer of The President’s Daily Brief, and William Binney, former Technical Director at NSA SUBJECT: Info Your Summit Briefers May Have Missed We reproduce below one of our most recent articles on “Russia-Gate,” which, in turn, draws from our Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity Memorandum to … Continue reading “Memo to the President Ahead of Monday’s Summit”

Did Sen. Warner and Comey ‘Collude’ on Russia-gate?

An explosive report by investigative journalist John Solomon on the opinion page of Monday’s edition of The Hill sheds a bright light on how Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) and then-FBI Director James Comey collaborated to prevent WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange from discussing “technical evidence ruling out certain parties [read Russia]” in the controversial leak of … Continue reading “Did Sen. Warner and Comey ‘Collude’ on Russia-gate?”

Julian Assange and the Mindszenty Case

During World War II Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty was a huge critic of fascism and wound up in prison. In Oct. 1945 he became head of the Church in Hungary and spoke out just as strongly against Communist oppression. He wound up back in prison for eight more years, including long periods of solitary confinement and … Continue reading “Julian Assange and the Mindszenty Case”