I'm seeing a disturbingly large number of progressives buying into Trump's bullshit.
I understand why - because we've already seen rigged elections.
However there is one huge difference - the rigged elections that we've seen were the Democratic primaries. Why is that important?
Last month The Atlantic reported "The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence confirmed what the Mueller report could not." It's not that the Senate had new information. It's that the Senate was more committed.
Recent release of the transcripts of both General Flynn's December 29, 2016 conversation with Russian Ambassador Kislyak and FBI Director Comey's testimony to Congress of March 2, 2017 add immeasurably to our understanding of what happened with Flynn and the Ambassador and with Comey, Congress, and the public's perception.
This chart by Jeff Carlson at The Epoch Times is useful in searching the sequence of events of Russiagate. As noted in the subtitle, "In pursuit of surveillance of a Trump campaign adviser, the FBI consistently ignored exculpatory evidence."
A concise summary of the case, in which Kunstler names Names.
Slouching Toward Resolution
James Howard Kunstler
May 1, 2020
Those of you who think Bernard Sanders is "Mr. Right" or perhaps He Who Should Be President, please read no further. Your ears and eyes may bleed after reading this essay.
Pondering an appropriate subtitle for this essay, the following were considered:
The Camel's nose is under the tent (no reference to K. Harris)
The writing is on the wall (a la the curse of Babylon)
Lay down, roll over, and let me do it again
So many options.
UPDATED: FBI Withheld Information from FISA Court that Cast Doubt on Steele Memo
Sundance chronicles and analyzes everything Spygate, RussiaGate, and UkraineGate at a level that informs readers probably better than any other journalistic source.
The Clinton Dead-Enders aren't very clever or original, but they can stick to a script.
First Bernie defends Tulsi from baseless smears.
Tulsi Gabbard has put her life on the line to defend this country. People can disagree on issues, but it is outrageous for anyone to suggest that Tulsi is a foreign asset.
Hillary is "sowing divisions" in the Democratic Party, and isn't that all that is required to be "proven" as a Russian Asset?
It appears that Hillary doesn't have people intimidated anymore.
Bernie came to Tulsi's defense.
Last week, my partner Kate was hospitalized due to some complications from late-stage kidney disease. Thankfully, all she needed was to be put on a diuretic. But it's been a hell of a month.