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Asking The Wrong Question

I’ve been watching John Brennan, outgoing CIA head and known liar who used the CIA to spy on Senators (see Appendix). He’s been getting interviewed about recent political events. Unfortunately, they didn’t ask him the right question. Here’s the story so far. Trump met recently with the very top three intelligence officials, who are the DNI…

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Two Sentence Whiplash

Here’s the backstory. Congressman John Lewis, a Democratic Member of the House of Representatives from Georgia, said that Donald Trump was not our legitimate president. He said that this was because in his view Trump was elected by the Russians. To date, he is the only Congressperson making that most unpleasant accusation that Trump is not our…

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The Investigation That Wouldn’t Die

Well, while I and many folks were watching the NFL playoffs, and other folks with obviously finer sensibilities were watching the Golden Globular people roundly congratulating themselves for how truly noble and wonderful they are, the FBI quietly released another three hundred Clinton emails … and I suspect that these are the ones that may sink her. Why are these…

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The One Who Says “No”

I started following the writing of Salena Zito when I first heard her famous epigram regarding Donald Trump during the campaign: The press takes him literally, but not seriously; his supporters take him seriously, but not literally I thought that this was one of the most insightful lines about the election. I’ve since seen her several times on TV, she’s very…

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Unplanned Parenthood

I see that the Senate is voting to defund Planned Parenthood. I have mixed feelings about this. On the one hand they do heaps of good. On the other hand, many people have a very serious moral problem with their tax dollars being used to pay for abortions. And whether you or I agree with…

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Nothing But The Truth?

I’ve been reading the unclassified report on the DNC hacking. Given my previous posts on the subject, first here and then here, I was interested in what they said about the disclosure of the information. Here are their claims (emphasis mine): Public Disclosure of Russian-Collected Data. We assess with high confidence that the GRU used the Guccifer…

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Trust Me, I’m The DNI

Today I heard our one-time California Representative, Democrat Jane Harmon, reassure people that all is well in the world of US intelligence. She said that after the two big intelligence failures, the US intelligence services had been totally reorganized. I wondered, which two big failures? She listed them as missing 9/11 despite lots of indications,…