Right-wing Parler to return thanks to controversial Russian servers

Color me shocked that right-wing social media site Parler, which was taken down due to its failure to take any action to curb its use to plan possible violence by right-wing domestic terrorists, will be back thanks to…..Russians! Social network Parler has returned to the internet, with the company’s founders continuing to…

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The Propaganda Value Of THIS In the Middle East and Eastern Europe is Unfathomable.

Russian media is showing video of Russian troops taking over an American military base that we abandoned in Syria. Think about how that plays out in Jerusalem or Kiev or Ankara? “Good morning!” Oleg Blokhin said in a video posted to social media early in the morning. “We are at…

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Who Is Protecting the 2018 Election?

Really? The 2016 election is history. I can wait until the Mueller investigation is over to learn the facts on any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. I can wait until all of the sordid facts come out about the illegal business dealings of the Trump and Kushner families….

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A Second Opinion

This TYT interview with Stephen Cohen, NYU Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies, is probably the most cleared eyed and sanest 55 minutes I’ve either watched or read regarding the ” Russia stole our election! ” madness. It’s worth watching in its entirety, though I will warn you that you’ll have…

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Thursday Music: Paul McCartney- Back in the USSR

This seems particularly fitting, given how the current ” Resistance ” led Russophobia meets or exceeds the fever of even the peak Cold War years. I can kill this one at karaoke night, BTW. Love singing it to rednecks. From Sir Paul McCartney’s concerts in Moscow and St. Petersburg, some…

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The Cold War 2.0

There is the Russian hacking of American institutions. Their support of President Assad in Syria. The continued turmoil in the Ukraine. And now this: Russian Planes Buzz Alaska Four Nights in a Row American and Canadian fighter planes scrambled to intercept two Russian TU-95 “Bear” bombers Thursday night, marking the…

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President Trump’s First International Crises:

If Donald Trump is in fact elected president, on January 20th, 2017, even before he can reach his first inaugural ball, his security team will be presenting him with the data on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and China’s closing of the South China Sea…just sayin’. Just a little hyperbole…

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Obama Finds His Own Private Viet Nam

After years of promising that there would be no American boots on the ground in Syria, President Obama announced that a limited number of special forces troops would be sent to Syria to assist in the fight against the Islamic State. The intent is to send up to 50 advisors…

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Which Price War Is OPEC Actually Fighting?

All of us are aware of the decline in oil and gasoline prices that started late last year and promises to continue well into 2015. Reasons for the drop is attributed to declining demand from recessionary trends in parts of Europe as well as China and developing countries and general…

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