21:15 [Greg Hunter`s USAWatchdog.] (E)
Forget the stupid story about Trump calling MS-13 gang members “animals” and the phony racism charges because the crooked propaganda press is covering up the stuff hitting the fan for the Clintons and her pals that covered her crimes. In a just released report, Inspector General Michael Horowitz finds the “FBI, DOJ Broke Law in Clinton Probe and refers to prosecutor for criminal charges.”
19:14 [newsbud/YouTube] (E)
Criminal Charges Possible!
16:34 [Alt-Market] (E)
It is at times frustrating, but also interesting, to witness the progression of the mainstream’s awareness of economic crisis within the U.S. over the years. As an alternative economist, I have had the “privilege” of perching outside the financial narrative and observing our economy from a less biased position, and I have discovered a few things.
2:53 [The Real News] (E)
Activists from Jewish Voice for Peace NYC and Jews Say No! held a Gaza solidarity protest outside the office of Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, condemning US support for Israel’s massacre of Palestinian protesters
2:11 [CBC] (E)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau`s statement goes a step further — in both tone and content — than past comments
17:59 [Youtube/Blackstone Intelligence Network] (E)
Paul Manafort has extensive connections to Russian oligarchs. Manafort`s partner in crime was Rick Davis. Together they lobbied US politicians on behalf of Russian and Ukrainian billionaires. It`s no coincidence that Manafort was Trump`s presidential campaign boss in 2016 while Davis was John McCain`s campaign boss in 2008.
17:56 [Reseau International] (F)
Avec un Netanyahou en perte de voix sur le plan de politique intérieure, face à ses « sales affaires » de corruption et qui par ses agissements anti-iraniens a pour but de reconquérir l’opinion publique israélienne et d’un jeune Prince saoudien inexpérimenté ayant acquis le pouvoir par un coup d’état et une purge sans précédent de ses propres cousins de la famille royale. Trump fonce vers une ligne politique au Moyen Orient qui sans doute conduira vers un affrontement militaire de grande ampleur.
17:50 [Blacklisted News] (E)
It sounds like something from a movie: A man is caught at an airport with one million in cash in a carry-on suitcase. Yet in what some have called the “worst scandal in Minnesota history,” this scene plays out weekly at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, with more than $100 million dollars leaving country and ending up in the Middle East and North Africa just last year. The kicker?
4:26 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
The night of the massacre in Gaza and the opening of the new US embassy, the American crowd in the big Jerusalem hotels was a bunch of old rightwingers. What a bust. And it tells us, Trump and Netanyahu`s bloody embrace have made criticism of Israel a progressive Democratic cause.
14:14 [Russia Insider] (E)
"Senator, concern yourself not with whether or not Donald Trump attends your funeral. Concern yourself with Eternity in either the Kingdom of God, or in Hell."
14:06 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
John Solomon’s report on the FBI contacting Oleg Deripaska in September 2016 for help to structure a narrative of Russian involvement in the Trump Campaign via Paul Manafort has multiple ramifications.
14:04 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Im Weißen Haus kommt es laut Trumps Spitzenberaterin Kellyanne Conway bald zu personellen Umstellungen. Es gehe darum, den Leaks von Geheiminformationen über die Tätigkeit der US-Administration entgegenzuwirken.
14:02 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Der ehemalige Abgeordnete der Obersten Rada (ukrainisches Parlament) Andrej Artemenko, der einen Plan unter anderem zur Aufhebung der Russland-Sanktionen entworfen hat, ist im Rahmen einer Ermittlung des Sonderermittlers zur Russland-Affäre, Robert Mueller, zur Abgabe von Aussagen vorgeladen worden. Dies berichtet die Zeitung „Politico“.
14:02 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
In a very weird series of events journalist John Solomon published an article in The Hill. Despite the content directly relating to new and stunning revelations about an FBI operation in 2009; the connection to the current Russia investigation by Robert Mueller; and their use of a Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska in both investigations; the Hill Editors filed the article under “opinion”.
14:01 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
I have a sneaking suspicion the Machiavellian connections between the U.S. intelligence apparatus and multiple foreign agents/actors, including the work of Stefan Halper in the 2016 presidential election, are only a few days from fully surfacing. There could be enough sunlight on U.K/U.S. political and intelligence officers to launch multiple investigations.
13:47 [Washington Examiner] (E)
The FBI began its Trump-Russia investigation in July 2016. Special counsel Robert Mueller picked up the probe in May 2017. This summer the investigation will enter its third year. And we still don`t know what`s going on.
7:25 [RT] (E)
Allied with the hardline Israeli government, the Trump administration has adopted the “most extreme policy in history” on Israel and Palestine, author and political analyst Max Blumenthal tells RT.
0:11 [Information Clearing House] (E)
79-year-old CIA veteran Ray McGovern who was violently escorted out of a U.S. Senate hearing and detained on Wednesday, has now been released and speaks with RT.
17:15 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Knowing what we know now – how Stefan Halper (a foreign policy expert and Cambridge professor with connections to the CIA and its British counterpart, MI6), randomly reached out to contact Trump low-level campaign aide George Papadopoulos; and how that contact was likely part of a coordinated effort by political operatives within the U.S intelligence apparatus to start the counterintelligence operation against Trump; this prior interview with Chairman Devin Nunes is well worth re-watching.
17:10 [Judicial Watch] (E)
Justice May Provide Redacted Portions of Rosenstein Mueller “Scope” Memo. Judicial Watch is number one when it comes to providing independent oversight on what your government is up to – including the out-of-control Mueller investigation. The Justice Department has disclosed that it may soon provide us with previously withheld material from the heavily redacted August 2 memorandum in which Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein granted broad authority to Special Counsel Mueller three months after Mueller’s appointment.
14:49 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Laut einem neuen Tweet des US-Präsidenten Trump ist der Gemeinsame umfassende Aktionsplan zum Atom-Deal mit dem Iran eine „große Lüge“ gewesen.
20:33 [Zero Hedge] (E)
"In summer 2016, Brennan with his FBI liaison Strzok, along with help from Kerry @ State, were trying to set Russian espionage traps for minor players in the Trump campaign through cultivated intel assets"
16:16 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Liberals and Never Trump Republicans have a new “history’s greatest monster.” After more than a year of non-stop attacks on President Donald Trump without denting his popularity, they’ve switched targets to Vice President Mike Pence. They are now angry with Pence for being too nice to the president in public, saying too many nice things.
16:11 [Liberty Fight] (E)
"I`ll go on, but I wish you wouldn`t beat up an old man, huh?" McGovern tells the officers as he is led away after getting up off the ground.
2:34 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Durham, North Carolina became the first city in the country to ban local police exchanges with Israel on April 16, when the city council unanimously passed a resolution opposing any international “military-style” training for police officers. The victory was the result of a two-year campaign by a coalition of 10 local organizations, as well as the deep legacy of intersectional and internationalist solidarity in the U.S. South.
21:12 [mailchi] (E)
From JCPOA to FTA—cutouts can cost the U.S. billions
20:31 [Washington Examiner] (E)
A former CIA employee was charged Thursday with resisting arrest and unlawfully disrupting Congress after protesting at Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing to be CIA director. Ray McGovern, who is 78 years old, was dragged out of the hearing Wednesday and pinned to the ground as he denounced Haspel`s role in post-9/11 waterboarding of terrorism suspects.
20:31 [Wunderhaft] (D)
Es ist kein Geheimnis, daß Haspel in einem "Geheimgefängnis" der CIA in Thailand über Folter an Gefangenen, einschließlich Waterboarding, hinweggesehen hat.
20:30 [NachDenkSeiten] (D)
McGovern, der frühere CIA-Mitarbeiter, dessen Texte die NachDenkDeiten regelmäßig übersetzt und veröffentlicht haben, hat sich gegen die Nominierung von Gina Haspel zur CIA-Chefin gewandt – unter anderem mit einem Artikel über CIA-Folterpraktiken unter direkter Beteiligung der Kandidatin. Wird ein Folterer CIA-Direktor – so war ein Artikel von ihm vom 8. Mai überschrieben. Wir erhielten zu diesem üblen Vorgang eine ausführliche Mail.
20:19 [Luftpost] (D)
Auch der bekannte US-Publizist Dr. Paul Craig Roberts fragt die US-Bürger, ob sie tatsächlich bereit sind, für Israel zu sterben?
3:53 [RT] (E)
White House National Security Adviser John Bolton says the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is not a step towards a policy of regime change in Tehran. His own record and President Donald Trump’s words suggest otherwise.
3:29 [junge Welt] (D)
North war beteiligt, Waffen an den Iran zu verhökern, um die »Contra-Rebellen« gegen die sandinistische Regierung Nicaraguas auszurüsten. Er kennt sich aus.
16:43 [Blauer Bote Magazin] (D)
Gina Haspel hat als CIA-Mitarbeiterin für die US-Präsidenten George W. Bush und Barack Obama Menschen verschwinden lassen und gefoltert und nach Aussagen von Ex-Kollegen hat sie das nicht nur getan, weil es ihre Arbeit war, sondern weil es ihr ein perverses Vergnügen bereitete. Nun soll die Folterkönigin Haspel unter dem Präsidenten Donald Trump Chefin des größten Geheimdienstes der USA, der CIA, werden.
1:57 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
With a very belligerent speech Trump nixed the nuclear deal with Iran. He also lied a lot in it. Neither is a surprise. The United States only keeps agreements as long as they are to its short term advantage - just ask native Americans. One can never count on the U.S. to keep its word.
23:47 [The Daily Caller] (E)
News of former Secretary of State John Kerry’s alleged collusion with the Iranian government played a role in President Donald Trump’s decision to scuttle the Iran deal, two White House sources with direct knowledge of the president’s thinking tell The Daily Caller. Trump announced he was pulling out of the deal Tuesday, just a few days after news broke that Kerry had been parlaying with Iran in an attempt to keep the deal alive.
22:17 [Fellowship of the Minds] (E)
Nineteen of those were shot this past Saturday, including a 12-year-old boy.
16:22 [Press TV] (E)
According to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, 63 percent of Americans believe Trump should stay in the deal while only 29 percent say he should withdraw.
13:06 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
US-Präsident Donald Trump hat am Montag Wladimir Putin zu dessen Amtsantritt als Präsident Russlands gratuliert. Das gab die Sprecherin des Weißen Hauses, Sarah Sanders, bekannt.
12:48 [The National Interest] (E)
Trump needs to think about what is really in America`s national interest.
3:03 [Intellihub] (E)
The Russia Witch Hunt is rapidly losing credibility. House Intelligence Committee found No Collusion, Coordination or anything else with Russia. So now the Probe says OK, what else is there? How about Obstruction for a made up, phony crime.
2:58 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Quietly, almost invisibly today, National Security Agency Director Navy Admiral Mike S Rogers turned over his command to Army General Paul Nakasone.
1:56 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Russlands Verhältnis zur Situation in der Ukraine sowie in Syrien, der Fall Skripal und das Thema der angeblichen Einmischung Moskaus in die US-Präsidentschaftswahl 2016 bereiten den herrschenden Kreisen der USA immer noch Sorgen. Dies teilte der Präsident der Amerikanischen Handelskammer in Russland (AmCham), Alexis Rodzianko, am Montag mit.
1:55 [The American Conservative] (E)
America’s way of acting in the world, the violence it often does to the truth while asserting its will, cannot be explained simply through its alleged “interests.” The U.S. acts the way it does because of the peculiar American way of understanding what gives life and action meaning.
At the core of the American philosophy is voluntarism, the justification of action based purely and simply on the will.
11:17 [Sputnik] (E)
The New York Times cited McCain as saying that he wished he had instead chosen former Republican Senator Joseph Lieberman and that McCain`s advisers had warned against choosing Lieberman.
3:00 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
The mainstream media`s obsession with the "fake news" story of the 2016 election is itself fake news. We`ve never had more good information than we have now; people are as well-informed as they want to be. There have always been outlets purveying lies. And the insistence on the story is an effort to assign Trump`s victory not to those who brought it to us (the electorate, and Hillary Clinton) but on some nefarious agents.
10:23 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die Angehörigen des krebskranken US-Senators John McCain haben die Administration des US-Präsidenten davon in Kenntnis gesetzt, dass sie Donald Trump nicht bei der Bestattungsfeier sehen möchten, berichtet die „New York Times“.
1:06 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Andrew McCarthy discusses the origin of the feces. Specifically, how Robert Mueller was not assigned a criminal investigation, but instead given instructions to continue the FBI counterintelligence investigation originated by FBI Agent Peter Strzok in 2016.
1:05 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
The New York Times is now reporting former FBI Chief Legal Counsel James Baker has resigned from the FBI. This follows a similar announcement for Lisa Page. James Baker and Lisa Page were part of the “fab five” (Baker, Page, Strzok, Ohr, Priestap) previously suspected as cooperating with IG and FBI INSD investigators in exchange for some form of process leniency. James Baker was removed from his position as FBI Chief Legal Counsel on December 21st, 2017. He has been holding down some previously unknown position inside the FBI until today.
1:03 [Zero Hedge] (E)
"The Flynn redactions appear to have been done to protect a false statements case with no evidentiary basis. Others were done to hide apparent conspiracy to spy on and leak against Trump officials out of spite over the election results." -Sean Davis
1:01 [Judicial Watch] (E)
The Zombie Afterlife of the Clinton Global Initiative
0:50 [Republic Broadcasting] (E)
The followng appeared originally as an introduction to The New American’s special report on the Deep State.
18:26 [Club Orlov] (E)
Ever since November 2016 a fair portion of the chattering classes in the US have been chattering about “Russian meddling” in the presidential election. The details keep changing, but the story stays the same: big bad Russia has somehow corrupted American democracy… as if American democracy wasn’t corrupted to begin with. Did the DNC not rig the primaries in favor of Clinton?
18:25 [Clusterf*ck Nation] (E)
America has become Alzheimer Nation. Nothing is remembered for more than a few minutes. The news media, which used to function as a sort of collective brain, is a memory hole that events are shoved down and extinguished in.
0:17 [The Duran] (E)
Tweets from former US officials reveal what a media blackout is hiding
0:06 [www.barth-engelbart.de] (D)
Diese Frage stellt sich dringend angesichts des offenen Briefes an das Weiße Haus, zumindest mit Forderungen an die Regierung Trump, den beide unterschrieben haben:
A Call to Defend Rojava. Gerade weil viele Passagen des offenen Briefes durchaus richtig sind, ist er um so mehr geeignet große Teile der Linken und “Linken” vor den Karren des US-Imperialismus zu spannen
16:43 [RT] (E)
As the reputation of the controversial militant-linked White Helmets continues to crumble, even the US State Department seems to be having second thoughts about supporting the group, reportedly placing a freeze on its funding.
0:14 [Consortium News] (E)
A battle for democracy within the Democratic Party is underway and the heirs of Bill Clinton’s New Democrats are trying to stack the deck, says Norman Solomon.
16:51 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
A great deal of excitement today centers around President Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence participating in a formal swearing-in ceremony for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
16:51 [The Daily Caller] (E)
President Donald Trump poked fun at the State Department at Mike Pompeo’s swearing in ceremony Wednesday. The crowd was cheering when Trump said he hasn’t heard spirit like that “in a long time, many years.” The crowd at the State Department began cheering when President Trump took the podium to introduce Mike Pompeo before his swearing in. “I must say, that’s more spirit than I’ve heard from the State Department in a long time, many years,” Trump joked.
16:50 [Washington Examiner] (E)
Newton’s third law of motion states that in nature for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
16:38 [Mohawk Nation News] (E)
AFN is a government organized criminal organization which meets to plan protection of their rackets, to keep the INDIANS controlled and the true natives quiet. They sign illegal agreements and deals and are in gambling, loan sharking, drug [pot] trafficking, and other crimes.
17:03 [Press TV] (E)
Democrats win a major political victory in Florida’s state House special election, claiming another swing district in the nation’s largest swing state.
16:54 [RT] (E)
Tehran has been ordered by a US court to pay more than $6 billion to victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, despite the fact that most of the plane hijackers were Saudi nationals, and no direct link was ever found to Iran.
9:26 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Not that there was much doubt who was behind it, but two days after "enemy" warplanes attacked a Syrian military base near Hama on Sunday, killing at least 11 Iranians and dozens of others, and nobody had yet "claimed responsibility" the attack, US officials told NBC that it was indeed Israeli F-15 fighter jets that struck the base, NBC News reported.
9:22 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
The campaign against the Philadelphia Orchestra`s upcoming tour to Israel continues to intensify. Eleven longtime subscribers and donors have issued a statement announcing their decision to withdraw their support of the Orchestra if it does not cancel the tour. "We will no longer support the Orchestra if it decides to lend legitimacy to Israel’s apartheid regime," the statement reads.
1:15 [Sputnik] (E)
Blane Salamoni, the former Baton Rouge police officer who fatally shot Alton Sterling in July 2016, never faced charges over the killing but that does not mean his past isn’t catching up with him.
0:55 [Blacklisted News] (E)
It takes at least four years of college for an enlisted person in the military to become a military “officer,” which is quite a contrast from the mere nine months it takes for a police officer to earn the title. But according to a group of 10 former Austin Police Department recruits who wanted to become peace officers, just like the military, the Austin PD is training “warriors” instead of “guardians.”
15:03 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Money for nothing - und womöglich nicht einmal Chicks for free: Dem Abschlussbericht des US-Repräsentantenhauses zur "Russland-Affäre" zufolge seien 50 Millionen US-Dollar in eine private Untersuchung geflossen - die wie das Hornberger Schießen endete.
14:56 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
This is the hidden story that could lead to a criminal probe of Loretta Lynch and James Comey. Tonight on his TV show, Lou Dobbs highlighted the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton that never took place.
2:20 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
The news is not the news. What you are seeing on the tube on the nets is not necessarily the truth. That`s a shocker, huh? Today`s propaganda blitz came courtesy of Israel`s Bibi Netanyahu. In a carefully staged managed presentation, Bibi one upped Colin Powell`s lamentable lie fest before the UN Security Council in January 2003.
15:37 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
US-Präsident Donald Trump will hinter der Erklärung der Anwältin Natalia Weselnizkaja, die habe Trump Jr. wenige Monate vor der Präsidentschaftswahl in den USA getroffen, die Hand des Kremls erkannt haben. In einer Rede vor Anhängern im US-Bundesstaat Michigan hat Trump am Samstag versichert, er betreibe eine harte Russland-Politik.
1:50 [Youtube/Rshill7] (E)
Tucker Calson back and alive
1:45 [Youtube/Jerry Eldred] (E)
You`ll hear what he said in Paris in July, 2017, and now he has joined the Trump Adm.
1:38 [govtslaves] (E)
Environmental groups are in an uproar this week after the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved a request by the technology manufacturing giant, Foxconn to divert an estimated 7 million gallons of water—a day—to where the company is building its new plant.
1:36 [Greg Hunter USA Watch Dog] (E)
Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp says what is going on with Donald J. Trump “is an ongoing coup to remove a duly elected President.”
1:34 [Original Free Nations] (E)
I have often wondered why federal Indian law attorneys dare not mention the crusading tradition of the United States against “heathens” and “infidels,” namely, American Indian nations. The Western Shoshone Nation is directly challenging this tradition in court and in the U.S. Congress. Their challenge brings to light the strange and startling fact that U.S. federal Indian law is based on religious prejudice.
1:33 [Mounadil al Djazairi] (F)
Après le tollé suscité par l’inclusion de l’Anti-Defamation League en tant que pilote de la formation anti-raciste de Starbucks, la chaîné de cafés a reculé, comme le rapporte Marjorie Cohn pour Consortium News.
1:58 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
Hypocrites. A powerful word. What would the US Congress do and say if IRGC snipers had gunned down some Friday-anti-government protesters in Kazeroun last week? How about if the incident was in Moscow? Or even Venezuela?
17:26 [Citizen Free Press] (E)
Quick hit from Hannity tonight on Sessions comments on Mueller.
17:24 [Washington Examiner] (E)
This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump on a high, having won support for his new secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, judicial picks and nearing a potentially historic meeting and denuclearization deal with the North Koreans.
17:24 [The Daily Caller] (E)
In a rare recent win for Michael Cohen, Judge S. James Otero granted President Trump’s beleaguered attorney a 90-day stay in the Stormy Daniels case on Friday. Because of the FBI raid on his home and office, Cohen told the court he would be forced to plead the Fifth if the lawsuit about the money he allegedly paid to Stormy Daniels to keep silent about her alleged affair with Donald Trump proceeded with no delay.
17:23 [Washington Examiner] (E)
The Trump administration’s plan to add two new varieties of nuclear weapons into the U.S. arsenal will face one of its first legislative tests this month.
17:23 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
US-Präsident Donald Trump hat nach Angaben der Zeitung „The Independent” nicht eindeutig sagen können, ob die USA zu einem Militäreinsatz gegen den Iran bereit ist.
17:22 [The Daily Caller] (E)
The United States spends $50 billion annually on the war in Afghanistan, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has repeatedly claimed, and the numbers back him up.
17:10 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die Nationalgarde der USA hat einen Antrag zum Erwerb von Audioprogrammen zum Erlernen der russischen Sprache für die Angehörigen der National Guard des US-Bundesstaates Alabama gestellt.
16:58 [RT] (E)
During the election campaign, the report says (see page 32), RT engaged in “wide-ranging” attacks on Hillary Clinton, “including the insinuation that the Clinton family were criminals,” and “used advertising to promote material leaked by Russian intelligence.” To illustrate this point, the committee offered screenshots of two promoted RT tweets.
You read right. Two tweets.
0:06 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
There was a time when I respected James Comey. No longer. Trump called him a liar today. I think President Trump has it right. Comey is a liar. What is shocking to me is that someone who is supposedly so smart can be so downright stupid. His interview above seals that fact for me.
15:39 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
US-Präsident Donald Trump hat dem US-Kongress einen Bericht zur Bekämpfung des „schädlichen russischen Einflusses“ vorgelegt. Das teilte das Weiße Haus mit. Der Bericht selbst wurde nicht veröffentlicht, weil er Geheimdaten enthalten soll.
15:38 [Greg Hunter USA Watch Dog] (E)
French President Emmanuel Macron was in Washington this week to visit President Trump. One of the big issues that was no doubt talked about was Trump cancelling the so-called Iran nuclear deal. Macron also was selling the New World Order (NWO) to Congress, and Democrats and some RINO Republicans were lapping it up.
15:25 [Information Liberation] (E)
Former FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday on CNN the "deep state" doesn`t exist.
"I hear this term deep state all the time," Comey said. "There is no deep state, but there is a deep culture and a commitment to the rule of law, equal protection of the laws."
15:24 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
America’s silent crisis is no longer… silent.
MarketWatch columnist Jeff Reeves has warned that “collapsing pensions will fuel America’s next financial crisis.”
By some estimates, America’s public pensions alone are sunk in a $6 trillion abyss.
4:53 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
Toward the end of his discourse this morning, Keane, came to the crux of his argument. He said that a war is coming in which Iran, Hizbullah and the Syrian government will fight Israel and that the US must be in a position in Syria to defend Israel when that happens. Thus it is revealed that the source of Keane`s (and now DJT`s) thinking is simply Israel`s obsession
4:02 [Press TV] (E)
Former CIA director Mike Pompeo has been sworn in as the 70th US secretary of state after Senate confirmed his nomination, overcoming steep opposition by Democrats against President Donald Trump`s pick.
3:34 [Press TV] (E)
Three US senators have introduced a resolution aimed at blocking the transfer of Lockheed Martin`s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to Turkey, which is a NATO ally of the United States.
20:05 [Judicial Watch] (E)
State Department sued for records of communications between Kerry, Clinton, Nuland and dossier author Christopher Steele. Judicial Watch and the Daily Caller News Foundation announced today their Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against U.S. Department of Justice for memoranda written by fired FBI Director James Comey about conversations with Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Senator Chuck Schumer, Representative Nancy Pelosi, and Senator John McCain (Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation v. U.S. Department of Justice.
20:04 [Washington Examiner] (E)
President Trump said Thursday he has decided not to interfere with the Department of Justice`s ongoing investigation into Russia, and won`t push it to launch an investigation into things he wants investigated, such as whether former FBI director James Comey leaked classified information. But Trump also warned he could change his mind.
20:04 [Washington Examiner] (E)
President Trump on Thursday put distance between himself and his lawyer, Michael Cohen, who is reportedly ready to plead the Fifth Amendment in the case that`s building against him.
2:44 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Laut einem Sputnik-Korrespondenten in den USA haben Vertreter der US-Regierung versucht, in die geschlossene Residenz des russischen Generalkonsuls in Seattle einzudringen. Die Hintergründe dieser Handlung sind im Moment unklar.
0:03 [Russia Insider] (E)
The frightening events of 3 weeks ago are just the beginning. These people are not about to give up now.
13:42 [Luftpost] (D)
Der Vorwurf der Demokraten, Wladimir Putin habe die Kandidatur Donald Trumps gegen Hillary Clinton unterstützt, wird durch den "Anfangsbefund" der vom Geheimdienstausschuss des Repräsentantenhauses durchgeführten Untersuchung nicht bestätigt, sagt Ray McGovern.
13:42 [Judicial Watch] (E)
....“Judicial Watch is trying to figure out the Obama administration’s role in getting the Russian Ambassador to the RNC convention,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “The Deep State would have it appear the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians to have the Russia ambassador visit the RNC convention, when the fact seems to be that the Obama State Department was behind his attendance....
0:45 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
My current piece will be focused almost exclusively on Andy McCabe. He was fired, there was grumbling that this was unfair political payback. And then we got a look at the Department of Justice Inspector General`s report. Liar, liar pants on fire. Although the OIG report is very poorly written (as you read through the 39 pages you`ll feel like a young Yeshiva student pouring over some tendentious exegesis by an elderly Hasidic Rabbi), it contains damning evidence of malfeasance on the part of McCabe. So let me simplify it for you.
16:37 [The Unz Review] (E)
Wednesday’s criminal referral by 11 House Republicans of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as well as several former and serving top FBI and Department of Justice (DOJ) officials is a giant step toward a Constitutional crisis.
14:54 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Rand Paul, Mitglied des Auswärtigen Ausschusses im US-Senat, hat Washington aufgerufen, die betriebene Politik der Regimewechsel zu stoppen, durch die ihm zufolge alles nur schlimmer wird.
14:36 [Querdenkende] (D)
Den Respekt vor der Umwelt bewies Michael Bloomberg bereits in seiner Zeit als Bürgermeister von New York, in der er zwölf Jahre lang sich darum bemühte, die Stadt menschen- und umweltfreundlicher zu gestalten.
14:33 [Pars Today] (F)
Selon les sources libanaises, deux membres du Congrès américain, Tom Suozzi (démocrate) et Adam Kinzinger (républicain), ont déposé vendredi le 20 avril devant la Chambre des représentants une proposition de loi inédite pour le désarmement du Hezbollah (« Disarm Hizballah Act »).
14:14 [Carnet d`un Promeneur] (F)
Le Bloc Québécois, appendice du Parti québécois au fédéral, vient de rendre publique un projet de proposition qui ambitionne de relancer le débat sur l’indépendance du Québec. Véritable pétition de principe, ce document atteste de l’autisme qui paralyse les troupes indépendantistes depuis trop longtemps.
5:13 [Information Clearing House] (E)
April 20, 2018 "Information Clearing House" - Nikki Haley, the fiery US ambassador to the United Nations, seems to have crossed swords with her boss in the White House. President Trump is said to have taken to shouting at the TV whenever he sees her making statements.
14:54 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die USA wollen die von dem syrischen Präsidenten Baschar Assad kontrollierten Gebiete nicht wiederaufbauen. Dies hat ein hochrangiger amerikanischer Beamter nach dem ersten Tag des G7-Außenministertreffens erklärt.
14:35 [The Jimmy Dore Show/Youtube] (E)
Jimmy Dore and his guests break it down.
18:25 [The Future of Freedom Foundation] (E)
The Ron Paul Institute and The Future of Freedom Foundation are co-hosting a conference on U.S. foreign policy in Charleston, SC, on Sunday, April 29, from 1-5 pm. Speakers:....This false-flag plan, which was developed in 1962, called for secretly building or acquiring Soviet planes that would then be used to attack the United States, which would then give the Pentagon the opportunity to fire nuclear missiles into the Soviet Union under the concept of “self-defense.”...
13:20 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die Demokratische Partei der USA hat eine Millionenklage gegen Russland, das Wahlkampfteam von Donald Trump und WikiLeaks erhoben. Ihnen wird ein Komplott zwecks Einmischung in die US-Präsidentschaftswahlen 2016 vorgeworfen. Dies meldet Sputnik, dem die Klage zu Händen gekommen ist, am Freitag.
13:18 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Dana Rohrabacher, der im Vorjahr als erster US-Kongressabgeordneter Julian Assange besuchte, hat in einem Radiointerview erklärt, dass der Wikileaks-Gründer auch "physische Beweise" habe, dass es nicht russische Hacker waren, die die E-Mails des DNC stahlen.
13:13 [Youtube/Blackstone Intelligence Network] (E)
Talk radio: This is what every person needs to know about what is really happening in Syria.
5:35 [Fox News/Illuminating/Videos/YouTube] (E)
Sean Hannity Opening Monologue about the Clinton Crime Family, the Mueller Crime Family and the Comey Crime Family on the Fox News channel Hannity program Wednesday 4/11/2018
16:45 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die amtliche Sprecherin des US-Außenministeriums, Heather Nauert, hat bei einem Briefing von einer „Säuberung“ des Ortes des angeblichen C-Waffen-Angriffs im syrischen Duma gesprochen.
15:36 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Former FBI Director James Comey wrote in a newly released memo that pressure from news outlets — “CNN in particular” — convinced him to brief then-President-Elect Donald Trump on the infamous Steele dossier during a meeting at Trump Tower on Jan. 6, 2017. “I said media like CNN had [the dossier] and were looking for a news hook,” Comey wrote in a memo just after briefing Trump about the salacious allegations in the dossier.
15:36 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
A few hours ago the DOJ released five memos to congress from the files of fired FBI Director James Comey. The total number of memos and emails is uncertain, presumably seven, however the DOJ released five (full pdf below). Several of the emails and memos are sent to the Former FBI chief legal counsel James Baker (now a cooperating witness with IG Horowitz and Federal Prosecutor Huber); and/or Comey’s chief-of-staff James Rybicki (he resigned after the Page/Strzok texts surfaced).
15:35 [Judicial Watch] (E)
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the Justice Department inspector general’s criminal referral of former FBI Deputy FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to the US attorney’s office in Washington: The wheels of justice finally caught up with McCabe for repeatedly lying under oath to investigators. It’s high time America had some accountability for his misconduct...
15:35 [Greg Hunter`s USAWatchdog] (E)
Eleven members of the House GOP have given a criminal referral for the top people in the FBI, DOJ and State Department in the Obama Administration. James Comey, Hillary Clinton, Loretta Lynch and Andrew McCabe were all accused of a variety of crimes, including obstruction of justice to perjury. Hillary Clinton is being accused of getting “contributions and donations by foreign nationals.” This has never happened in U.S. history to have so many top former U.S. officials accused of this many crimes.
15:34 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Four Veteran Affairs police officers say they feel like former NYPD officer Frank Serpico, battling alone against a corrupt and intransigent bureaucracy....Moline said that even after his disclosures turned into a purported investigation of systemic corruption into the department, that investigation quickly turned into one against those making the disclosures.
6:18 [Youtube/The Jimmy Dore Show] (E)
JeffreySachs on MSNBC
6:13 [The Unz Review] (E)
In 2004 I published an article in the journal, Middle East Policy that was entitled “Drinking the Koolaid.” The article reviewed the process by which the neocon element in the Bush Administration seized control of the process of policy formation and drove the United States in the direction of invasion of Iraq and the destruction of the apparatus of the Iraqi state.
5:54 [The Real News/Youtube] (E)
Anti-war writer and activist David Swanson discusses his new book Curing Exceptionalism, and picks apart the chauvinistic idea that the United States of America is the greatest country on the planet.
5:03 [Sputnik] (E)
US National Security Adviser John Bolton and Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov met to discuss a range of issues including the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, the White House said in a statement.
4:28 [RT] (E)
The resolution would require the president to report to Congress within 48 hours after deciding to start any new military action. Congress would then have 60 days to review the situation and remove the authority to use force if it didn`t agree.
23:55 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
The shame of the Jewish establishment: Rep. Jan Schakowsky says she never used the word "occupation" before last year, while Jeremy Burton of a leading Boston Jewish organization brags of a policy of refusing to debate Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), even with other Jews. These people have their heads in the sand (or worse) and young Jews want none of it.
14:39 [Luftpost] (D)
Philip Weiss, ein US-Journalist jüdischen Glaubens, ist der Meinung, dass Israel wegen der Erschießung unbewaffneter palästinensischer Demonstranten im Gazastreifen die Unterstützung der Juden in den USA verlieren wird.
14:38 [fit4Russland] (D)
Die USA haben gewarnt (sowohl durch Massenmedien als auch durch den RF-Botschafter in der USA), dass gegen Russland neue Sanktionen "für die Unterstützung des Regimes von Assad" eingeführt werden würden. Der Grund dafür ist ziemlich trivial: Rache. Der syrische Präsident Assad gewinnt ...
14:37 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Canada has a reputation for being a relatively progressive state with universal, single-payer health care, various other social benefits, and strict gun laws, similar to many European countries but quite unlike the United States.
14:27 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die US-Botschafterin bei der Uno Nikki Haley hat auf die Kritik des Wirtschaftsberaters des US-Präsidenten Larry Kudlow geantwortet. Dieser hatte geäußert, dass Haley bei der Ankündigung von neuen Sanktionen verwirrt gewesen sein soll. Dies berichtet der US-Sender Fox News.
7:10 [NachDenkSeiten] (D)
Es war ein trauriges Spektakel, zu sehen, wie die USA die Verfassung mit Füßen traten und versuchten, die Kritiker des Luftschlages auf Syrien zum Schweigen zu bringen, sagt Ray McGovern in diesem Kommentar, den Josefa Zimmermann für uns aus dem Englischen übersetzt hat.
23:46 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die USA werden die neuen antirussischen Sanktionen am Montag verkünden, sie sollen die russischen Unternehmen betreffen, die die Technologien für Chemiewaffen nach Syrien geliefert haben. Das teilte der US-Nachrichtensender CBS News am Sonntag unter Berufung auf die UN-Botschafterin der USA Nikki Haley mit.
22:02 [National Review] (E)
...The U.S. has been actively intervening in Syria for half a decade. We’ve been funneling in weapons. Our intelligence agencies and the Defense Department have been choosing and outfitting rebel groups. We have thousands of Special Forces on the ground. This all has worked to extend the Syrian civil war, making it bloodier and longer than it would otherwise have been. Was it non-intervention when the U.S. government vetted and funded Nour al-Din al-Zenki, the Islamist group that made itself infamous for a video in which they beheaded a young boy?...
22:00 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Gespaltene Reaktionen in der syrisch-amerikanischen Community auf die jüngste Militäraktion einer US-geführten Koalition auf Syrien: Die Ärzteorganisation SAMS, die zuvor den angeblichen Giftgasangriff bezeugte, steht selbst im Zwielicht.
18:05 [Consortium News] (E)
It was a sad spectacle to see U.S. brass rubbishing the Constitution and trying to silence critics of the U.S. strike on Syria, says Ray McGovern in this commentary.
15:27 [The Rutherford Institute] (E)
In this difficult day, in this difficult time for the United States, it is perhaps well to ask what kind of a nation we are and what direction we want to move in. [Y]ou can be filled with bitterness, with hatred, and a desire for revenge.
22:40 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
With everything that transpired in the world of national politics and geo-politics, especially as it pertains to the alleged Syrian chemical gas attack, Harley is here for a very time sensitive update.
14:59 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Friday is “Blame Someone Else Day,” so we decided to celebrate by remembering all the things and people Hillary Clinton blamed for her 2016 election loss.
14:56 [Russia Insider] (E)
Bolton is undoubtedly telling Trump the Russians won`t retaliate and Mattis that it`s a chance he`s not willing to take.
14:54 [Judicial Watch] (D)
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been slowly sinking in his own personal purgatory lately, beset by the corruption trial of a former close aide and a primary challenge from the Left by actress Cynthia Nixon. Things got worse last week when news emerged that a Cuomo-appointed parole board was freeing cop killer Herman Bell.
14:51 [State of the Nation] (E)
It’s All Fake News! But The Repercussions Will Be Very Serious! WW3? Neocon Zionist Cabal Has Hijacked The US Government -Again! Trump Is Taking The Country To War Illegally Based On False Flag Lies.
14:48 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
As previously stated, the FBI raid was directed by ideologues working with special counsel Robert Mueller. The intent of the FBI home and office raid upon Michael Cohen was to assemble political opposition research. The U.S. Department of Justice and FBI confiscated files, devices, and electronic data from attorney Cohen.
14:40 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
The DOJ Office of Inspector General Michael Horowitz, has released the investigative report of Asst. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe that led to his firing. Inspector General Michael Horowitz referred McCabe’s false OIG testimony, made under oath, to the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility
14:40 [Judicial Watch] (E)
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report released today regarding fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe: Attorney General Jeff Sessions was wholly justified in firing former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. The IG report released today portrays McCabe as a serial liar. When regular people lie to the FBI, they get slapped with felony charges.
14:39 [Judicial Watch] (E)
Clinton operations receive tens of millions of dollars of contributions from Uranium One/Russia Interests.Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of State for all records of communications relating to Uranium One (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:18-cv-00722)). The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on March 29.
14:39 [Greg Hunter`s USAWatchdog] (E)
The timing is extremely suspect when on one week, you hear President Trump say he wants to leave Syria, and the next week, there is a gas attack. Why would Assad want the U.S. to stay?
11:24 [antikrieg.com] (D)
Meine amerikanischen Landsleute, vor kurzem habe ich den US-Streitkräften befohlen, Präzisionsschläge auf Ziele durchzuführen, die mit den Fähigkeiten des syrischen Diktators Bashar al-Assad zur Herstellung chemischer Waffen zusammenhängen. Eine gemeinsame Operation mit den Streitkräften Frankreichs und des Vereinigten Königreichs ist im Gange. Wir danken beiden. Heute Abend möchte ich mit Ihnen darüber sprechen, warum wir diese Maßnahme ergriffen haben.
15:41 [Youtube/The Jimmy Dore Show] (E)
Tucker Carlson is the surprising voice of reason on Syria.
12:05 [antikrieg.com] (D)
Es gibt eine riesige Industrie in den Vereinigten Staaten, die einen heißen Krieg mit Syrien und dem Iran sowie eine verstärkte Konfrontation mit Russland und China will. Es ist angebracht, sie als Industrie zu bezeichnen, weil sie viele Komponenten hat und weitgehend von Geld angetrieben wird, von dem ein großer Teil selbst von der Wall Street und großen Konzernen kommt, die vom kriegsbedingten Geschäft profitieren.
8:55 [RT] (E)
When Clinton’s former running mate Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) asked if the US should back off from regime change and democracy promotion because Russia or another country might feel justified to engage in the same policies, Pompeo responded with a variant of “it’s different when we do it.”
“This is a unique, exceptional country,” he said. “Russia is unique, but not exceptional.”
2:47 [OpEd News] (E)
A federal grand jury should investigate the collapse of the World Trade Center towers during the 9/11 attacks, according to a petition that an expert lawyers group plans to file on April 10 in New York City`s federal court. The 54-page petition and its 57 exhibits provide evidence that pre-installed explosives were used to destroy the three WTC buildings during the attack on Sept. 11, 2001.
2:46 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Fox News host Tucker Carlson challenged CBS’ Stephen Colbert Wednesday to come on Fox News and debate him over the real reasons for going to war in Syria.
13:58 [Sputnik] (E)
Never said when an attack on Syria would take place. Could be very soon or not so soon at all! In any event, the United States, under my Administration, has done a great job of ridding the region of ISIS. Where is our “Thank you America?”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 12, 2018
10:57 [RT] (E)
CIA director Mike Pompeo, who was picked by President Donald Trump to lead US foreign policy, has declared that the days of what he called a "soft policy" toward Russia are over. At the same time, he said dialogue must continue.
10:41 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
H.R. 1865, the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017,” which makes it a Federal crime to own, manage, or operate a website with the intent to promote or facilitate prostitution. [Summary Details]
10:40 [The American Conservative] (E)
Trump’s childish boasting is what we have come to expect from him, but in this case it is especially alarming as it makes a clash with Russia over Syria even more likely. The stupidity of taunting a major power is nothing compared with the stupidity of the impending illegal attack that Trump is going to order in the days ahead....Describing Assad as a “gas killing animal” may be emotionally satisfying for Trump, but it makes further escalation more likely.
10:39 [The American Conservative] (E)
Syria’s Assad government allegedly used chemical weapons, and the usual suspects—the ever-egregious Lindsey Graham and John McCain, of course, along with many others—are urging President Donald Trump to wage war on Damascus. Yet even if Syria is responsible for such an attack, in practice there is little that Washington can and should do.
10:39 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die USA schließen laut der Sprecherin des Weißen Hauses, Sarah Sanders, einen Schlag gegen die in Syrien eingesetzten russischen Streitkräfte im Rahmen der geplanten militärischen Antwort auf die angebliche „C-Waffen-Attacke des syrischen Regimes“ in Duma nicht aus.
10:36 [The Jimmy Dore Show/Youtube] (E)
Despite no conclusive evidence, the US has declared a 24-48 hour window to attack Syria.
1:48 [Paul Craig Roberts] (E)
As Americans we must face the possibility that we have a criminally insane government in Washington that is leading the world to destruction.
1:46 [Mediaite] (E)
Last night Tucker Carlson questioned whether the Assad regime was actually responsible for the recent Syria chemical attack, stunning a lot of people, but Carlson stood by it tonight and told viewers people want them to just “shut up.”
1:44 [Larouchepac] (E)
Virginia State Senator Richard Black discusses the latest "chemical attack" in Syria as a false flag attempt at pressuring Trump into a reckless confrontation with Russia in Syria.
1:43 [LaRouchePAC] (E)
It does not matter whether 10 Rod Rosensteins at the Department of Justice "signed off" on the sweeping FBI raids against President Trump`s personal attorney; the protections of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments to the United States Constitution are being taken away from the American President.
1:38 [State of the Nation] (E)
Staged Timetable of Events Proves Trump is Being Manipulated by You Know Who. Just look at what has happened in the life of President Donald Trump over the past few weeks.
1:37 [State of the Nation] (E)
“Bolton appointment proves that Trump is being blackmailed!”
22:43 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Wenige Stunden nach der Drohung Donald Trumps, demnächst Syrien mit Raketen anzugreifen, glättet seine Pressesprecherin die Wogen: Die Entscheidung sei noch nicht gefallen, sagte Sarah Sanders am Mittwoch.
15:24 [Institute for Public Accuracy] (E)
Boyle is professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law. He said today: “Any U.S. attack targeting the Syrian government or its forces would clearly violate both U.S. and international law. When Obama was in a similar position in 2013, his advisor Ben Rhodes [see below] has since commented that they turned back largely because they were afraid of impeachment.
15:22 [RT] (E)
Donald Trump warned Russia to "get ready" after Moscow vowed to shoot any missiles fired at Syria down. "They will be coming, nice and new and smart," Trump tweeted.
13:30 [The Saker] (E)
I just spend about 2 hour listening to a TV debate of Russian experts about what to do about the USA. Here are a few interesting interesting points.
23:27 [LaRouchePAC] (E)
We, the United States, are about to launch an attack on Syria and, possibly, the Russian troops therein, based on perfidious British lies; based on what may turn out to be history`s final and blackest intelligence hoax, the one that eliminated the human race. At the same time, President Trump`s personal lawyer`s office was raided today, April 9, 2018, based on a referral from Special Counsel Robert Mueller
23:18 [David Swanson] (E)
The fact that 3,100 Google employees signed a letter opposing Google doing work for the U.S. military is wonderful for what it reveals. It does not reveal that a major company exists that has not long been a contractor for the U.S. military. Google, whether its employees know it or not, has — like every other major U.S. company, as far as I know — long been a contractor for the U.S. military.
23:18 [Information Clearing House] (E)
Watch Tucker Carlson Destroy The War Propaganda Consumed By A Lazy, Uncaring Nation.
17:49 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Dear Mr. President, You`ve said you`re a smart man. Now`s the time to prove it. You`ve said that you`ll get to the bottom of who carried out the latest Syrian chemical weapons attack.
17:35 [Al Masdar News] (E)
U.S. President Donald Trump has cancelled his upcoming trip to South America in order to focus on Syria, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders stated on Tuesday.
15:30 [James Petras] (E)
As of April 7, nearly three thousand unarmed Christian, Muslim and secular Palestinians have been wounded, over three dozen are in critical condition and at least twenty-five unarmed protestors, including children have been assassinated by hundreds of Israeli snipers and heavily armed troops shooting tank shells into crowds of civilians protesting their decades of incarceration by the racist Israeli state.
3:13 [Medium] (E)
Hours after an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in Syria, long before any investigation into the matter could have possibly even begun much less been completed, the US State Department declared that “the Assad regime must be held accountable” and Russia “ultimately bears responsibility” for it. Anyone who questioned such proclamations was branded a delusional conspiracy theorist.
1:44 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
I beseech you, sir, to consider the possibility that the supposed chlorine gas attack at Douma, Syria may have been a carefully constructed propaganda fraud on the part of the rebels encircled in Douma.
1:25 [Information Liberation] (E)
Speaking at the White House on Monday, Trump tried his best (and failed) to muster up moral outrage over the entirely unproven, alleged "chemical attack" in Douma, Syria.
1:16 [Council for the National Interest] (E)
Beyond the general concerns regarding the nomination of John Bolton as National Security Advisor, there is also the specific issue of his impending access to the most highly classified intelligence information that the United States possesses.
1:14 [Greg Hunter`s USAWatchdog] (E)
Renowned trends researcher Gerald Celente says the trade war President Trump is starting against China must be fought for America to survive. Celente explains, “We have lost 3.5 million jobs (to China). Some 70,000 manufacturing plants have closed. Why would anybody be fighting Trump to do a reversal of us being in a merchandise trade deficit of $365 billion?
1:03 [Zero Hedge] (E)
With Israel already having conducted a trial balloon, or rather trial F-15 airstrike on a Syrian airfield overnight, now comes the US response. And according to Donald Trump, who moments ago was speaking to reporters, he will make a "major decision" on Syria in the next 24-48 hours, subsequently clarifying that the decision will come "very quickly" probably "by the end of today", adding that nothing is off the table.
18:53 [Paul Craig Roberts] (E)
The Saker points out that Israel has its Washington puppet all fired up to attack Syrian and Russian forces in retaliation for a staged hoax.
1:55 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Outside the New York office of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) on April 4, the anti-occupation network If Not Now called out the Jewish “liberal” establishment’s resounding silence regarding the murder of seventeen Palestinian young men by Israeli snipers less than a week ago.
1:54 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
If Trump goes down this road it will not only be the beginning of the end of his Presidency. It could be the end of the United States as a viable political entity.
19:16 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Over 100 musicians, artists, scholars, union members and activists, as well as 33 social justice organizations, have called on the Philadelphia Orchestra to cancel its planned June tour in Israel. In a March 21 letter, they explained that the orchestra’s trip is part of “the Israeli government’s Brand Israel propaganda strategy,” and called on the orchestra “not to lend your good name to covering up Israel’s oppression of Palestinians.”
19:03 [The Unz Review] (E)
It finally happened. In the last day or so, major mainstream voices condemned Israel’s shootings of unarmed Palestinian protesters on March 30, in which 17 were killed.
18:19 [Epoch Times] (E)
President Donald Trump has fired a warning shot at Amazon Inc. over the online retail giant’s practices that are driving thousands of retailers out of business as the company increases its competitive advantage through loopholes.
19:27 [LaRouchePAC] (E)
Join us LIVE at 12pm EDT on Saturday, April 7, as Helga Zepp-LaRouche delivers her keynote address to an audience in Manhattan. American President Donald Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and Russian President Vladimir Putin could together, in the next months, make the most important set of decisions to affect humanity since the Renaissance of the fifteenth century.
1:09 [Dedefensa] (F)
Même s’il l’ignore, il a trouvé, Trump, sa formule stratégique : il entropise la dynamique d’entropisation. Ainsi la surpuissance se trouve-t-elle entraînée de plus en plus vite au rythme d’une valse folle avec son partenaire désormais impératif-dominant et qui mène le bal, qui a nom “autodestruction”.
23:44 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Neue Sanktionen gegen mehrere russische Politiker und Geschäftsleute wollen die US-amerikanischen Behörden am Freitag bekanntgeben. Dies schrieb das „Wall Street Journal“ (WSJ) am Donnerstag unter Verweis auf eigene Quellen.
12:01 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Alan Dershowitz and Joe diGenova appear on Sean Hannity TV show to discuss the latest revelations in the Robert Mueller ‘Muh Russia’ collusion investigation. Against yesterday’s backdrop discovery of the secret instructions from Asst. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Joe diGenova goes full wolverine.
12:00 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
It was noted –and reported– yesterday that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes sent a letter (full pdf below) to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Asst. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Nunes is demanding un-redacted FBI documents surrounding the origination of the July 2016 counterintelligence operation against candidate Donald Trump, and the FISA application stemming from within the FBI investigation.
11:22 [Radio Utopie] (D)
Vor einem Monat berichteten wir über das rätselhafte Verschwinden von Dr.Timothy J. Cunningham, einem leitenden Mitarbeiter der U.S.-amerikanischen Gesundheitsbehörde (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.), der seit dem 12.Februar 2018 als vermisst gemeldet wurde.
15:29 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die USA erwägen weitere Russland-Sanktionen, die gegen Großunternehmer gerichtet sein und bis Ende dieser Woche in Kraft treten sollen. Als Grund soll „Wahleinmischung“ in den USA gelten. Das teilte der Fernsehsender Fox News unter Berufung auf eine Quelle im Weißen Haus mit.
13:07 [Know More News/Youtube] (E)
Dome of the rock, Holy place for muslims, Israel and Zionists want to get rid of it, Move of U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Donald Trump, Sheldon Adelson, Evangelicals, religious fanatism, Alex Jones & Inforwars, predictive programming.
Btw, author Adam Green is of jewish descendance.
Watch for yourself...and form your own opinion.
12:00 [Press TV] (E)
Trump’s advisers now have reportedly convinced him that an abrupt withdrawal from Syria could risk resurgence by the Daesh terrorist group
22:24 [Sputnik] (E)
After a contradiction from the US special envoy to the US-led coalition, Trump has vowed to keep the country`s troops in Syria "a little longer," but still wants the withdrawal relatively soon.
10:16 [Al Masdar News] (E)
“I want to get out, I want to bring our troops back home,” Trump claimed during the press conference.
Trump also remarked that if Saudi Arabia wants the U.S. troops to remain in Syria, they will have to pay to keep there.
2:15 [Alt-market] (E)
I hear a lot of talk lately in the alternative media (and even the mainstream media) of the potential for World War III.
13:21 [The White House] (E)
World Autism Awareness Day is an opportunity to recognize and support all children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Today, millions of adults and an estimated 1 out of every 68 children in the United States have been diagnosed with some form of ASD.
13:20 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Victor Davis Hanson appears on Fox Business with Lou Dobbs for an excellent interview on the topic of DOJ and FBI political corruption. In the first response from Mr. Hanson he instinctively and accurately outlines the scale of the challenge that was/is faced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
13:14 [The White House] (E)
During April, America reaffirms its commitment to ending housing discrimination by celebrating National Fair Housing Month. This year, we mark a particularly important milestone in this effort. Fifty years ago this April 11 -- just 7 days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. -- President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 into law. The Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, color, religion, or national origin, is Title VIII of that law.
13:14 [The White House] (E)
During National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, we remain steadfast in our efforts to stop crimes of sexual violence, provide care for victims, enforce the law, prosecute offenders, and raise awareness about the many forms of sexual assault. We must continue our work to eliminate sexual assault from our society and promote safe relationships, homes, and communities.
13:11 [Querdenkende] (D)
Mit Hilfe der EPA werden Obamas Umweltnormen gekippt.
13:11 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
Crime Pays Bigtime
3:40 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
... Lindsey Graham, not surprisingly, is one of those politicians militantly committed, like Rogin, to being "dead wrong." He went on Fox News Sunday, yesterday, to demand that Trump not pull US troops out of Syria. "If we withdrew our troops any time soon, ISIS [the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria] would come back, the war between Turkey and the Kurds would get out of hand, and you`d be giving Damascus to the Iranians without an American presence, and Russia and Iran would dominate Syria," he blustered. ...
22:23 [Sputnik] (E)
News’ It looks like US President Donald Trump isn’t the only one who thinks media outlets spread “fake news.” A Monmouth University poll reveals that the majority of Americans believe that mainstream news outlets report “fake news” as well.
13:42 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
There was growing proof on social media over night that the Israeli shootings of Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border yesterday were arbitrary and criminal. Videos of Palestinians shot walking, running and praying were posted on Twitter, but the US State Department and PBS News Hour blamed Palestinians for the violence, and the most progressive MSNBC host, Chris Hayes, had nothing to say.
13:16 [Press TV] (E)
Nearly 200 people demonstrated in Sacramento on Saturday in the latest of nearly two weeks of mostly peaceful rallies since Stephon Clark was gunned down in his grandmother’s yard on March 18.
20:07 [Medium] (E)
In the last two weeks, two neocon warhawks have been chosen by President Trump to fill key cabinet positions. First, it was CIA Director Mike Pompeo selected to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Now, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster is out, and former UN Ambassador and unapologetic Iraq War champion John Bolton is in. Like so many of my fellow veterans who served in Iraq, I witnessed the cost of war firsthand during my 12-month tour in 2005.
20:06 [Sputnik] (E)
The Congress of Russian Americans (CRA) in an open letter to US President Donald Trump expressed its regret over the current state of Russian-US relations and pointed to discrimination that Russian Americans have started facing in the country. “We do not support the present course of Russian-American relations. It cannot lead to anything good. It has become a serious obstacle to constructive dialogue.
19:58 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Die USA haben eine noch „härtere Antwort“ auf die angebliche Beteiligung Russlands an der Vergiftung des Ex-Doppelagenten, Sergej Skripal, im britischen Salisbury, berichten US-Medien. Die Berater des US-Präsidenten Donald Trump hätten dem US-Staatschef als Konsequenz drei Antwortvarianten vorgeschlagen, schreibt die Zeitung „The Washington Post“ unter Berufung auf Quellen in US-Nachrichtendiensten.
13:15 [Consortium News] (E)
Trump’s new National Security Adviser John Bolton has been instrumental in launching wars and scrapping arms control treaties – just the man for the job as the U.S. embarks on a new arms race with Russia, Ray McGovern sardonically observes.
22:32 [Carnets d`un promeneur] (F)
Le Premier ministre canadien, Justin Trudeau, désireux de faire oublier ses déboires en sol indien, vient de prendre le crachoir afin de « remonter les bretelles » d’un Poutine comparé à un véritable délinquant. Le frère siamois du président Macron invite l’ours mal léché à faire amende honorable « que ce soit en reculant dans son engagement dans la Donbass ou en se retirant de la Crimée, ou en prenant la responsabilité pour … les questions importantes
22:26 [RT] (E)
“As many people know, we oppose the Nord Stream 2 project, the US government does,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said during a news briefing. “We believe that the Nord Stream 2 project would undermine Europe`s overall energy security and stability. It would provide Russia [with] another tool to pressure European countries, especially countries such as Ukraine.”
22:24 [Zero Hedge] (E)
President Donald Trump made a surprise announcement on Thursday afternoon, stating during a speech in Richfield, Ohio dedicated to Trump`s infrastructure week, that US forces will be withdrawing from Syria, citing the defeat of ISIS and the need to defend US borders and rebuild crumbling infrastructure: "We`re coming out of Syria very soon. Let the other people take care of it now." Others like Russia perhaps?
19:36 [Judicial Watch] (E)
Files FOIA Lawsuits Against State Department and USAID for Records about Funding and Political Activities of George Soros’ Open Society Foundations in Romania and Colombia
14:54 [Global Times] (E)
The Canadian Prime Minister`s Office said Tuesday that the government is bringing forward new regulations to crack down on countries that dump their steel and aluminum in foreign markets at unfairly cheap prices. Western media indicated China will be on the crackdown list. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently named China when talking about steel and aluminum dumping. Canada is acting like US President Donald Trump pulled it up on stage to be the straight man for the US.
10:30 [Press TV] (E)
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has met with the leaders of a number of pro-Israeli lobbying groups during his tour of the United States as the kingdom is moving towards normalization of diplomatic relations with the Tel Aviv regime at the expense of the Palestinian issue.
10:22 [Björns Tipp] (D)
Am 26. März 2018 veröffentlichte Charls Hugh Smith den Artikel „Decrypting the Appointment of John Bolton„. In diesem Artikel zeigt er zwei Möglichkeiten auf, die zur Ernennung geführt haben könnten und welche Aufgabe er zu erfüllen hat. Das Ergebnis dieser Ernennung hängt davon ab, ob Donald Trump ein verrücktes Manöver hin bekommt, oder ob er den Tiefen Staat nur auf dem Arm genommen hat.
0:20 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Unter Berufung auf die Niederlage des "Islamischen Staates" und die Notwendigkeit, die Grenzen der USA zu verteidigen und die "bröckelnde" Infrastruktur der USA wieder aufzubauen, hat Donald Trump überraschend angekündigt, dass sich die US-Streitkräfte aus Syrien zurückziehen werden.
23:37 [Clusterfuck Nation] (E)
With spring, things come unstuck; an unspooling has begun. The turnaround at the FBI and Department of Justice has been so swift that even The New York Times has shut up about collusion with Russia — at the same time omitting to report what appears to have been a wholly politicized FBI upper echelon intruding on the 2016 election campaign, and then laboring stealthily to un-do the election result.
23:31 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Das US-Außenministerium will über keine Pläne für einen möglichen Abzug des US-Militärs aus Syrien verfügen. Und das, obwohl Präsident Donald Trump am heutigen Donnerstag Derartiges angekündigt hat.
13:39 [The Unz Review] (E)
Time to find out if CIA interfered in the 2016 election
13:38 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
My current analytic theory in contemplation of Trumpland is that the man is engaged in producing his own TV "reality" show.
13:31 [Luftpost] (D)
Der Vorsitzende des Geheimdienstausschusses des Repräsentantenhauses hat klargestellt, dass auch das Justizministerium und das FBI "nicht über dem Gesetz stehen " und wegen vermutlich illegaler Anträge
an den U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court mit rechtlichen Konsequenzen zu rechen haben, berichtet Ray McGovern.
13:23 [Sputnik News] (E)
Russian citizens on the west coast are afraid to find themselves trapped after the Consulate General in Seattle closes on Friday, especially if they need urgent consular assistance, visitors told.
9:20 [Press TV] (E)
A US judge has ruled against Saudi Arabia’s bid to dismiss lawsuits, asserting that the monarchy must pay billions of dollars in damages as it helped plan the September 11, 2001, attacks.
22:29 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Earlier today President Donald Trump led the largest ever coalition response in response to Russia’s alleged use of a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy living in the United Kingdom. In total, 21 countries simultaneously expelled Russian diplomats. The Trump administration ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats from the US identified as intelligence agents, and the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle.
21:35 [American Intelligence Media] (E)
Newly discovered (and cleverly hidden) Federal Register reports (Table 1) identify 500 unelected DOJ lawyers who control the pay for all federal workers in the United States in total stealth mode.
3:32 [Tom Dispatch] (E)
...Even phony wars need enemies. In fact, they may need them more (and more of them) than real wars do. No surprise then that the Trump administration’s recently announced National Defense Strategy (NDS) offers a laundry list of such enemies.
18:49 [RT] (E)
President Donald Trump has ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats and the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle. It comes in response to the poisoning of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, which the UK has blamed on Russia.
22:04 [investmentwatchblog] (E)
There is a new report by the Inspector General on the DOJ. It is 1.2 million pages (this is not a typo). Congress has copies, and it outlines and proves fraud and criminal activity at the FBI and Department of Justice.
21:34 [Kyrillow`s Journal] (D)
Bolton war Bush`s Mann zur Durchsetzung des Irak-Kriegs vor der UNO und er ist einer, der noch heute den Irak-Krieg als hervorragenden Erfolg feiert!...Dass Trump ihn beruft kann nur bedeuten, dass Trump endgültig im Weißen Haus nichts mehr zu sagen hat!
1:26 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
President Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin to his reelection as president of the Russian Federation. It was a matter of simply courtesy to do so. The Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (aka the National Security Advisor), three star general McMaster, had advised him to not congratulate Putin. (McMaster now claims differently.) That was bad advice. But it became even worse when McMaster, or someone in his shop, promptly leaked this to the press. The usual Republican nutters like John McCain grumbled and Trump was furious.
1:16 [Caitlin Johnstone] (E)
As so many of us have been dreading, PNAC’s favorite bloodthirsty child killer John Bolton has been added to the Trump administration. And as many half-jokingly predicted, Democrats seized on this opportunity to accuse Bolton of being a Kremlin agent....“John Bolton once suggested Russian hack of DNC may have been a false flag operation by Obama Admin,” fretted lead Democratic Russiagater Adam Schiff, mistaking brazen partisan hackery for actual skepticism about a likely intelligence community false flag.
1:14 [Judicial Watch] (E)
Judicial Watch meticulously documented Hillary Clinton’s use of the State Department to take care of donors to the Clinton Foundation. She and Bill are the poster children for pay-to-play. Now we’re looking into a potential linchpin of that operation. We just sued the State Department for emails, calendar entries and other information in the electronic file of Dennis Cheng, who was deputy chief of protocol for two years under former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
0:49 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
For a clearly partisan former director of CIA and close friend of Barack Obama to make such statements whether they are "speculation" or not invites legal action against him.
20:03 [antikrieg.com] (D)
Boltons jüngstes Schreiben konzentrierte sich auf die Befürwortung eines US-Angriffs auf Nordkorea, obwohl er in der Vergangenheit auch US-Angriffe auf unzählige andere Länder befürwortet hat, praktisch auf jedes, mit dem die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika mehr als eine symbolische Meinungsverschiedenheit hatten.
19:12 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
Josh Sigurdson reports on the absurdity of a recent announcement by the Canadian government that Service Canada employees should no longer assume their customers are a “he” or a “she”, to not call them “Mr” or “Mrs” and instead of calling them “mother” or “father”, call them “parent 1” or “parent 2” in order to not offend them.
0:48 [Corbett Report] (E)
Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Liberty Report and RonPaulInstitute.org joins us today to discuss the State Department’s “Global Engagement Center,” an online troll farm dedicated to countering “foreign disinformation” on the web…with their own disinformation.
12:20 [Amerika21] (D)
Als "neue imperiale Aggression" hat Venezuelas Präsident Nicolás Maduro die durch seinen US-Amtskollegen Donald Trump verhängten Sanktionen bezeichnet, die darauf abzielen, Finanztransaktionen mit der Kryptowährung Petro zu verbieten. Auf der Webseite des Weißen Hauses wurde am vergangenen Montag bekannt gegeben, dass mit dem Inkrafttreten des Dekretes am 19. März alle privaten wie institutionellen Transaktionen mit dem Petro oder weiteren digitalen Währungen verboten seien, die von, für, oder im Namen von Venezuela emittiert werden.
12:13 [NRhZ] (D)
Am 15.3.2018 beschloss die US-Regierung, 19 russische Staatsbürger und Firmen wegen angeblicher Wahleinmischung in die US-Präsidentschaftswahlen 2016, nach denen Donald Trump neuer US-Präsident wurde, zu sanktionieren. Beweise einer Einmischung Russlands blieb man schuldig. Ja, selbst die Republikaner im US-Repräsentantenhaus haben nach eigenen Angaben keine Erkenntnisse dafür gefunden, dass Donald Trump oder sein Team Russland bei einer Beeinflussung der Präsidentenwahl 2016 geholfen haben.
11:55 [Jasmin] (D)
Ein großer Unterschied zwischen dem russischen und dem Nato-Militär war bislang die massive Einsatz von privaten Söldnern durch den Westen. Söldnerfirmen erleichtern es, staatliche Schuld an Greueltaten zu vertuschen und unter dem Deckmantel der Geheimhaltung Milliarden in privaten Taschen verschwinden zu lassen. Nun will Putin auf diesem Sektor offenbar gleichziehen: Die russische Söldnerfirma „Gruppe Wagner“ tritt gegen Blackwater, DynCorp & Co an.
13:16 [Jasmin] (D)
Facebook: Mein Geschäftsmodell ist der Handel mit Userdaten. Aber externe Firmen wie Cambridge Analytica (CA) können sich da frei selbst bedienen? Facebook will uns weismachen, sie hätten nichts gewusst vom „Datenklau“ an erst 200.000 Nutzern... Missbraucht wurden die Profile, um Wahlen zu manipulieren: Trump kam so an die Macht (und wohl weniger durch „Putin-Trolle“) und der Brexit ging durch. Doch hinter CA steht SCL (Strategic Communications Laboratories) und die werden u.a. finanziert vom „Global Engagement Center“ der US-Regierung.
23:17 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Drei Viertel der US-Amerikaner (74 Prozent) sind der Meinung, dass in den USA eine „nicht gewählte Gruppe von Regierungs- und Militärbeamten“ existiert, die das Land in Wahrheit regiert. Das zeigt eine aktuelle Umfrage vom Meinungsforschungszentrum der Monmouth University (US-Bundesstaat New Jersey).
23:16 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
Julian Assange: “74% of Americans believe in the Deep State (an unelected security complex having undue influence over national policy). 53% are worried about its spying on them. The concern is bipartisan. ”
23:09 [Judicial Watch] (E)
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the firing of FBI Director Andrew McCabe by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
23:09 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
“WHY” – The first video highlights the historic backdrop of DOJ/FBI FISA court abuses: “HOW” – The second video highlights the specific example of how the DOJ and FBI used false information to the FISA Court to secure a fraudulent ‘Title-1’ surveillance warrant: “WHO” – The third video highlights who the primary players were within the scheme
23:08 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Hillary Clinton traveled to India last week to give a speech and go sightseeing...Hillary Clinton’s private passage to India is costing American taxpayers at least $22,000, according to publicly disclosed federal contract information. Clinton is in India as a private citizen. But as a former First Lady she is given U.S. Secret Service protection for life, and the State Department awarded two contracts worth $16,143 and $6,301 for her security detail’s travel and lodging on the trip...
23:07 [The Daily Caller] (E)
President Donald Trump has reportedly hired Joe diGenova, former United States attorney for the District of Columbia, to serve on his personal legal team....DiGenova has frequently stated that the Russia probe was orchestrated by Obama-era FBI and DOJ officials, a line of reasoning which the president himself pushed over the weekend.
3:36 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
Votel would never say anything like this if he were not in agreement with Mattis and Dunford. This is illustrative of a weakening of Israeli/AIPAC/Saudi influence in US Middle East policy. It will be interesting to see if Votel is rebuked for these statements.
2:06 [Youtube/X22Report] (E)
McCabe is fired he will not be receiving his pension. The unraveling of corruption has begun and will continue, these individuals will turn on each other as more and more facts come out.
22:58 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Soon after the House of Representatives found that Democratic IT aide Imran Awan and his family made “unauthorized access” to congressional data, Imran hurriedly vacated his house, renting it in February 2017 to a former Marine. Imran angrily told his new tenant, Andre Taggart, that he was homeless and to refuse any certified mail in Imran’s name, Taggart said.
22:56 [NachDenkSeiten] (D)
Vier U.S.-Senatoren drängen auf einen neuen Ansatz für die Beziehungen zwischen den USA und Russland, der auf erneuerten Rüstungskontrollbemühungen basiert; doch über die Mainstream-Medien ist hiervon bislang nichts zu vernehmen, berichten Gilbert Doctorow und Ray McGovern.
0:51 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
One well connected source told me that she incurred the wrath of John Brennan when she opposed him on what she believed was an ill-advised order to kill some people overseas. (I find that heartening and reassuring). A grizzled intel vet (he`s a bit of sexist) described her as solid and tough. That is high praise and I take it seriously.
0:40 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
The Senate is about to consider President Trump’s nominee for Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, Kenneth Marcus. He is unfit for the job, given his extensive history of targeting constitutionally protected speech, of hostility towards affirmative action and civil rights, of anti-LGBTQ positions, and of lobbying for discrimination in university funding based on political viewpoints.
20:58 [Sputnik News] (E)
On Saturday, President Donald Trump once again reiterated in his tweet that there was no collusion with Russia, insisting that the investigation, “based on fraudulent activities” “should never have been started.”
2:57 [antiwar] (E)
Secretary Tillerson was far from an ideal choice, but his anointed successor at the State Department – Mike Pompeo – may ditch diplomacy all together and start a war!
14:15 [Zero Hedge] (E)
"McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI...and Democracy. Sanctimonious Comey made McCabe look like a choirboy. He knew all about the lies and corruption going on at the highest levels of the FBI!" Update: President Trump tweets that McCabe`s firing "is a great day for the hard working men and women of The FBI... and democracy," then lashes out at "sanctimonious" former FBI Director Comey`s "lies and corruption going on at the highest levels of the FBI" indicating that his actions made McCabe "look like a choirboy."
14:15 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been fired.
14:01 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Former FBI Assistant Director Chris Swecker said today that a highly anticipated report from the DOJ`s Inspector General Michael Horowitz will contain "some pure TNT."
12:33 [Sputnik] (E)
A group of US lawmakers led by Senator Bob Menendez told the State Department in a letter that any sale of Russian S-400 air defense system should lead to new punitive measures as stipulated in the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).
11:31 [Press TV] (E)
A group of lawmakers in the US Senate have warned Russia that the sale of advanced Russian weaponry, particularly the S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems, to foreign countries would lead to new sanctions against Moscow.
3:50 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
In a sign of growing establishment distrust of the Israel lobby group AIPAC, several writers liken it to the NRA, and the Washington Post publishes an important article by Doug Rossinow saying that the lobby originated in American Jews rallying to promote Israeli "lies" about "awful knowledge": the massacre of more than 60 Palestinians in Qibya in the West Bank in 1953.
21:58 [Greg Hunter USA Watch Dog] (E)
The U.S., UK, France and Germany are all blaming Russia for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain. Russia is denying the attack, but that is not stopping Prime Minister Theresa May from expelling Russian diplomats. Russia is reportedly responding in kind. President Trump is adding sanctions against Russia, and the whole thing may be a prelude to a global conflict or at least a trade war.
0:13 [The Daily Caller] (E)
In 2016, the Republican Party had 17 major presidential candidates. The Democrats might top that number in 2020, and two of the prospects will almost certainly be New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. While they are formidable politicians, they both have a Clinton problem — one that could derail their presidential candidacies.
4:32 [The National Interest] (E)
What kind of job can you have where you are consistently wrong, yet get to still go on TV talking endlessly and making more wild predictions that will no doubt lead to the same failed result?
If you guessed “TV Weatherman” you’re close…but the job I’m referring to is “Neocon Foreign Policy Expert”.
23:35 [Zero Hedge] (E)
What’s most unique about Mike Pompeo isn’t the fact he’s a terrible human being, it’s the fact he’s so transparent and shameless about it. This became crystal clear last April when I read the transcript of a speech he gave at UAE-funded think tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
23:28 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
U.S. President Donald Trump just fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: According to the anti Russian propagandists (vid) Tillerson got the job because Trump loves Russia and Tillerson was in good standing with Putin. The same people now claim that Tillerson was fired from his job because Trump loves Russia and Tillerson was not in good standing with Putin. Neither is correct. The plan to oust Tillerson and elevate Pompeo to State has been rumored and written about for several month. The plan was "developed by John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff". It had nothing to do with Russia.
23:25 [Washington Examiner] (E)
...“During Gina Haspel’s long tenure at the CIA, she oversaw torture at a CIA blacksite during one of the bleakest points in our nation’s history,” said Raha Wala, director of national security advocacy at Human Rights First.
23:22 [State Of The Nation] (E)
...The Soros-Obama-Clinton camp, acting on behalf of the globalists, will stop at nothing until President Trump is removed from office...
8:07 [RT] (E)
State Department Under Secretary Steve Goldstein was fired after he said his boss, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, was surprised by President Donald Trump`s decision to oust him. He will be replaced by Heather Nauert.
3:45 [Press TV] (E)
US Central Command Chief General Joseph Votel, speaking at a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, said the landmark deal had played an important role in addressing Iran’s nuclear program.
23:34 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to hold a press conference moments from now to discuss current events including his exit from the Dept. of State and his replacement by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
PBS News Livestream – NBC News Livestream – CBS News Livestream
23:20 [Radio Utopie] (D)
Tillerson gefeuert, C.I.A.-Direktor und Kriegslobbyist Pompeo neuer U.S.-Außenminister, Folterkeller-Chefin neue C.I.A.-Direktorin.
23:12 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
This story today from Sara Carter is really interesting because CTH outlined the foundation of this back in January of 2017. According to an article published today by Sara Carter her congressional sources have told her of an investigation into former ODNI James Clapper and his leaking of “intelligence information” to CNN in an orchestrated effort to damage the incoming Trump administration.
23:11 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Der Geheimdienstausschuss des Repräsentantenhauses des Kongresses der USA hat keine Beweise für ein Komplott zwischen der Wahlkampfkampagne von Donald Trump und Russland gefunden. Dies schreibt am Montag die Zeitung „The Hill“ unter Verweis auf das Kongressmitglied, den Republikaner Mike Conaway aus dem Bundesstaat Texas.
23:11 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has announced the completion of their year-long investigation.
23:11 [The Hill] (E)
The House Intelligence Committee is shutting down its contentious investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the top Republican leading the probe announced on Monday.
23:09 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
An extraordinary number of former intelligence and military operatives from the CIA, Pentagon, National Security Council and State Department are seeking nomination as Democratic candidates for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections.
17:03 [Sputnik] (E)
US President Donald Trump has thanked Rex Tillerson for his service and confirmed that CIA Director Mike Pompeo will become the new secretary of state.
5:19 [NachDenkSeiten] (D)
Haben Sie darüber etwas in deutschen Medien gelesen? Haben Sie darüber etwas Anerkennendes gelesen? Oder gesehen? Bei Heise konnte man etwas lesen, auch beim österreichischen Standard und bei Spiegel Online: „Das Weiße Haus ballert drauf los“. Viel mehr Aufmerksamkeit gab‘s nicht. – Dr. Rudolf Hänsel, Erziehungswissenschaftler und Psychologe, ist mit einem der Teilnehmer der Runde beim US-Präsidenten befreundet und berichtet für die NachDenkSeiten über dieses Treffen. Das klingt ziemlich anders als bei Spiegel und Co.
4:06 [NachDenkSeiten] (D)
Unter den Studenten, die ich im Gefängnis unterrichte, sind die mit den längsten Haftstrafen fast ausnahmslos diejenigen, die auf einen Prozess bestanden haben. Bekäme jeder wegen einer Straftat Angeklagte einen solchen, würde das Gerichtssystem kollabieren. Staatsanwälte, Verteidiger und Richter benutzen diejenigen, die auf einen Prozess vor Gericht bestehen – oft Menschen, die das ihnen zur Last gelegte Verbrechen nicht begangen haben – um an ihnen ein Exempel zu statuieren.
2:29 [RT] (E)
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has thrown his support behind UK allegations that Russia is responsible for the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal in the UK, whether directly or through negligence.
1:44 [Zero Hedge] (E)
In a Daily Caller op-ed calling the Russian meddling narrative a "false public manipulation," Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska claims that Daniel Jones - a former FBI investigator, Feinstein staffer and now a Fusion GPS operative - told the Russian Oligarch`s lawyer in March, 2017 that Fusion GPS was funded by "a group of Silicon Valley billionaires and George Soros."
3:32 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
On February 27, the House Progressive Caucus and the House Liberty Caucus joined forces to hold a hearing on the illegal wars raging in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and Iraq, demanding that Congress take back the war powers authority.
23:36 [Radio Utopie] (D)
Vize-Sprecher: Nordkorea soll sich einfach an seine Versprechen halten
23:18 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Kristian Saucier, the U.S. Navy sailor pardoned by President Trump Friday, harshly criticized the Obama administration during a Saturday morning interview with Fox News’ Pete Hegseth. Saucier was charged and jailed in October 2016 for taking photos onboard a nuclear submarine in 2009.
19:53 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Well this latest twist is sketchy as hell. In December last year we learned about Nellie Ohr working for Fusion GPS and channeling Clinton/Steele ‘dossier’ information to her husband Bruce Ohr who worked in the DOJ National Security Division. Today Fox News is revealing that Fusion-GPS #2 man-in-charge, Neil King Jr., was/is married to President Obama’s White House Policy Adviser, Shailagh Murray; who was also Joe Biden’s Deputy-Chief-of-Staff.
19:41 [Washington Examiner] (E)
It`s become a hot topic in coverage of the Trump-Russia investigation: A Trump supporter met with a Russian in the Seychelles in January 2017, and something consequential may or may not have happened. The Trump supporter was Erik Prince, the former Navy SEAL best known as the founder of Blackwater, the security firm that helped guard U.S. forces and installations in Iraq.
19:41 [Judicial Watch] (E)
DOJ Official Bruce Ohr’s Wife Worked for Fusion GPS. Judicial Watch announced today that it filed two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the Justice Department for records about top Justice Department official Bruce Ohr and his wife Nellie Ohr’s involvement in the Trump dossier authored by Christopher Steele (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No.1:18-cv-00490)) and (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No.1:18-cv-00491)).
19:41 [Greg Hunter`s USAWatchdog] (E)
Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp says the reason for all the crime and treason at the FBI and DOJ all boils down to one thing–the Clinton so-called “charity.” Shipp explains, “Hillary Clinton was running and is running a global financial criminal syndicate. She was using these secret servers to conduct Clinton financial money laundering business. The shocking thing about that is all the former directors of the CIA that have come out to support her, from Clapper to Brennan to Morell to Robert Gates supporting her being elected, knew about this criminal syndicate."
4:53 [Consortium News] (E)
Senators Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont)
11:07 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
The drop in the market yesterday was widely attributed to Gary Cohn resigning from the Trump Administration over his tariff policy. That must be a real shock because Gary Cohn has resigned as White House chief economic advisor.
21:12 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Palestine Advocacy Project’s latest billboard ad campaign intends to raise awareness about Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old Palestinian activist who now faces up to 10 years in Israel’s military prison over an altercation with Israeli soldiers.
21:03 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Nachdem der russische Präsident Wladimir Putin sechs völlig neue strategische Waffen vorgestellt hat, rufen US-Senatoren den amerikanischen Außenminister Rex Tillerson dazu auf, den Dialog mit Moskau zu suchen, um Abrüstungsverträge zwischen beiden Staaten zu erneuern.
21:00 [Sara A. Carter] (E)
Former British spy Christopher Steele was informed months after accepting the job to compile a dossier on then-candidate Donald J. Trump that the Hillary Clinton Campaign and the Democratic National Committee were paying the bills but that’s not what the FBI told the secret FISA court when it sought a warrant to spy on one of Trump’s campaign volunteers. This bit of explosive information was revealed in an expose on Steele by The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer but the implications for the FBI are profound. Why?
20:01 [Neulandrebellen] (D)
Mit Donald Trump sind die US ins Postfaktische abgeglitten? Das kann man nur bedingt so stehenlassen. Der postfaktische Ansatz ist dort systemisch und wird im dortigen Rechtssystem kenntlich. Über die Chewbacca-Verteidigung, das Nachsorgeprinzip, Gottvertrauen und ein System der Faktenfeindlichkeit.
7:32 [RT] (E)
“A US-Russia Strategic Dialogue is more urgent following President Putin’s public address on March 1st when he referred to several new nuclear weapons Russia is reportedly developing, including a cruise missile and a nuclear underwater drone,” a letter signed by US Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reads.
5:49 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Israel`s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today that he wants the West Bank to remain under Israeli`s military control and does not want the Palestinians living there to become citizens or "subjects" of Israel, revealing an apparent hope to annex the occupied Palestinian territory while leaving its residents stateless.
1:30 [The Unz Review] (E)
Who is interfering with American democracy?
0:54 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
There has been a great deal of consternation, directed toward AG Jeff Sessions surrounding the ongoing FISA abuse scandal and the larger issues of unlawful DOJ and FBI conduct in their political investigation of candidate Donald Trump. It is a matter of great division amid people who follow the details...I have appointed a person outside of Washington, many years in the Department of Justice to look at all the allegations that the House Judiciary Committee members sent to us; and we’re conducting that investigation.
0:53 [Washington Examiner] (E)
A panel of national and local experts, comprised mostly of African-Americans, lambasted Chicago city officials in a meeting Wednesday night for how they have worked closely with the Obama Foundation to build the Obama Presidential Center on public land despite criticism and serious concerns from representatives of the South Side neighborhood.
0:53 [The Daily Caller] (E)
The Justice Department announced Wednesday it would hand over documents related to the Obama-era Fast and Furious gun scandal to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
0:51 [The Daily Caller] (E)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Fox News’ Shannon Bream Wednesday that he “will consider” naming a second special counsel to probe the FBI and Justice Department’s investigations into possible collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia.
22:05 [Youtube/WRMEA] (E)
"Israel Lobby & American Policy" conference on March 2nd, 2018 at the National Press Club.
22:00 [RT] (E)
US President Donald Trump has reportedly scorched former President George W. Bush`s decision to invade Iraq, calling it “worst decision ever made” and compared the war to throwing a “big fat brick” into hornet’s nest.
21:57 [presstv] (E)
Israel owns and operates the foreign policy of the Unites States, according to Wayne Madsen, an investigative journalist in Washington.
21:54 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
... „Die USA verurteilen strikt den Einsatz von Chemiewaffen für Ermordungen. Diese öffentliche Zurschaustellung der Missachtung universeller Regeln gegen den Einsatz von Chemiewaffen zeigt erneut die rücksichtlose Natur Nordkoreas, und dass wir es uns nicht leisten können, ein nordkoreanisches Massenvernichtungsprogramm jeglicher Art zu tolerieren“, heißt es weiter...
13:47 [RT] (E)
There is $120 million in funding for “countering Russian propaganda” stashed somewhere in the State Department. There are “Russia experts” willing to blame Russia for everything. The two are meant to be together.
0:18 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
This is all what Mueller has been doing lie after lie after lie and the taxpayers are paying him to what lie and lie and lie.
13:48 [Radio Utopie] (D)
Verstärkte Suche nach einem führenden Epidemiologen der Abteilung für chronische Krankheiten des C.D.C. mit Spezialeinsatzkräften der Polizei in Atlanta nach dessen rätselhaftem Verschwinden am 12.Februar 2018.
0:32 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
The Israel lobby group AIPAC kicked off its annual policy conference in Washington on the weekend, and speaker after speaker expressed fears that progressive Democrats are abandoning Israel. The speakers urged progressives to stay in the bipartisan fold of support for the Jewish state; they insisted that Israel is a progressive cause. But many also embraced Donald Trump and Nikki Haley-- evidence of the rightwing character of Israel support, which is driving the partisan divide in our country.
0:22 [The Daily Caller] (E)
The FBI’s internal guidelines for obtaining secret surveillance warrants against Americans say that “only documented and verified information” may be used in warrant applications. That would seem to pose a problem for the FBI, since the bureau relied on the infamous and unverified Steele dossier to obtain a FISA warrant against former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
0:22 [The Conservative Treehouse] (E)
Mark Levin interviewed House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes on the overall FISA Court abuse and political investigation by the DOJ and FBI. In a comprehensive interview Levin walks through a timeline of media reporting.
0:22 [Judicial Watch] (E)
On Saturday, JW President Tom Fitton appeared at CPAC 2018 to discuss the Clinton/DNC Dossier, FBI Corruption, the out-of-control Mueller operation, and more!
0:20 [NachDenkSeiten] (D)
Während Präsident Donald Trump sich auf einen Besuch des israelischen Premierministers Benjamin Netanjahu vorbereitet, stellt eine Gruppe von US-Geheimdienstveteranen eine Reihe falscher Anschuldigungen gegen den Iran richtig. Das aktuelle VIPS-Memo, aus dem Englischen von Josefa Zimmermann.
11:35 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
US-Präsident Donald Trump hat die amerikanische Stahl- und Aluminiumindustrie der Vereinigten Staaten für tot erklärt.
9:50 [Press TV] (E)
The powerful lobby group launched its annual conference at the Washington convention center on Sunday, with an appeal to “progressives.”
21:10 [Investmentwatchblog] (E)
“V” and CJ are joined by Dave of the X22 Report. Dave shares his thoughts on “Q”, the removal of several alternative channels and his thoughts on how the administration could turn things around.
21:10 [Investment Research Dynamics] (E)
Dr. Paul Craig Roberts sent me an article by Catherine Austin Fitts and asked if I had read it. The article is titled, “The State of America’s Pension Funds.” The article is worth reading, though I believe Ms. Fitts underestimates significantly the degree to which political and Wall Street criminality – along with money management incompetence – has infected and destroyed the U.S. pension system
20:53 [orrazz] (E)
Jared Kushner`s family-run real estate company tried to seek Qatari government financing for its troubled New York City property a month before Kushner backed a blockade on the Gulf kingdom, The Intercept reported on Friday.