Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the Kremlin in Moscow on January 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) President Vladimir Putin has denied claims that US President-elect Donald Trump has been compromised by Russian intelligence, adding that those behind by allegations are no better than “prostitutes.” Putin’s Tuesday […]
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January 11, 2017 Contact: Janet Lathrop 413/545-0444 Raymond Bradley Ambarish Karmalkar AMHERST, Mass. – Results of a new study by researchers at the Northeast Climate Science Center (NECSC) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that temperatures across the northeastern United States will increase much faster than the global average, so that the 2-degrees Celsius […]
A four year neocon gala in Washington sets to begin…while the nation waits, aghast.
US billionaire Sheldon Adelson is expected give testimony to Israeli police in the coming days regarding alleged underhanded dealings between Prime Minister Benajmin Netanyahu and Israeli media mogul Arnon “Noni” Mozes, as part of a corruption probe brought against the premier, according to a report by Israel’s Channel 10 News on Monday.
Gordon Duff – Any German I know, and I know every grape farmer on the Mosel, would die for an American pickup truck
Jim W. Dean – Iran is slowly building up its English news coverage to challenge the monopoly of platforms like the BBC and Voice of American, which are partially or fully under the influence of their Intel communities.
The Freudian slip, mixing up “company” and “country,” was the most revealing moment in the press conference. For Trump, the “country” and the “company” and, more broadly, the oligarchy ~ are one and the same.
Someone needs to remind ODNI, the CIA and the FBI that October surprises are supposed to happen in October! There is not much point delaying your October surprise until after the election.
Jim W. Dean – The past week has been full of mixed signals as some of the Trump administration people have been at odds on some of his previous foreign policy statements. During his hearing, General Mattis even named Russia as the number one threat to the US.
Times of Israel: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hesitated in reaching a deal with a dominant local media mogul because he was worried about crossing powerful Jewish American billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who he referred to as the “gingy” in secret recordings, an Israeli TV report said Friday.
If this dossier of reports on Trump and his connections to Russia turns out to be authentic and accurate, then it is the greatest political scandal since Watergate; if it isn’t, then it’s one of the greatest smears ever attempted.
In a bizarre letter delivered 23 days after it was supposedly mailed, Mike Mahon – the physical education teacher who serves as president of the University of Lethbridge – has given censored and suspended Professor Anthony Hall some good news and some bad news.
Jim W. Dean – If we can have arms control reductions and treaties, we can have the same for state sponsored terrorism, regime change and election rigging, if we want to.
“They’re getting away with murder,” Trump said. “Pharma has a lot of lobbyists and a lot of power and there is very little bidding.”
“Their ability to falsify is unlimited”: Douglas Valentine provides background for understanding “USIC v Trump”
The United States Intelligence community on the one hand, and Trump, Inc. on the other, are two feuding organized crime families.
Bribe to 10.5 billion. Euro? Putin and Sechin gave Trump 19.5% of shares of “Rosneft”? Author, Andrei Illarionov, an economist [Editor’s note: I just watched Trump’s press conference denials. Reviewing the intelligence analysis piece that Comey got many weeks ago and kept secret gave considerable credence to the story below. Trump’s vacuous denials, though lying poorly […]
Jim W. Dean – Trump is slowly moving over from Tweets to having his key staff doing what they are supposed to, roll out the President’s evolving positions to warm the media up. Conway was chosen to remind us that changes are on the way on the Russian front.
Jim W. Dean – Assad has thrown out a major curve ball in stating that he will only be negotiating “everything” with opposition parties which have a grass roots basis among the Syrian people which excludes all the foreign backed terrorists.
Obama’s true legacy is a massive lost opportunity to unite the country from the bottom up after the financial crash of 2008.
Jim W. Dean – It’s going to be one hell of a ride with Trump, as it was with Obama, and Bush (43). Hopefully the real 9-11 perps walking around free will not feel the need to make another demonstration.
Big cyber false flag set for just after Trump’s inauguration?
Jim W. Dean – John McAfee is certainly having a good time. The election is over, and he is still getting lots of air time for his debunking of the claimed Democratic party hack.
Trump has reportedly picked former Senator Dan Coats, an outspoken advocate of illegal domestic surveillance programs and lobbyist for Google, to be director of national intelligence.
Why are we being bombarded with mainstream propaganda telling us “Russia hacked the election for Trump”? Let’s ask Henry Kissinger!
Jim W. Dean – The Israeli army might have gotten a face saving manslaughter conviction, but one which will not last long as the Likuds will amnesty this “execution hero” when things cool down.
Jim W. Dean – My, my… Bibi has blinked here, for sure. Has he gotten word that the goal of the Paris conference is to pass a Palestinian Statehood resolution recognizing the West Bank?
VT has Russian friends, there is no question about that. We have a Russian diplomat as an editor and have been undying supporters of the foreign policy President-Elect Trump borrowed from VT.
Jim W. Dean – VT’s roving correspondent Alla Pierce has a challenging piece for us today, but a needed one, on the expansionist policies of the new conservative Polish government that has chosen the age-old path of regional aggression.
Jim W. Dean – As VT predicted, the real story on who was responsible for the horrors inflicted on Aleppo will be coming out, and some of the Western media are already looking for cover