Concord Management and the End of Russiagate?

Don’t look now, but a federal judge in Washington, D.C. just shut down half of Robert Mueller’s Russian-interference case. by Daniel Lazare edited by O Society July 11, 2019 In February 2018, the special prosecutor indicted a St. Petersburg troll farm called the Internet Research Agency along with two other companies, their owner, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, and 12 … Continue reading Concord Management and the End of Russiagate?

Dear America: You Played Yourself

by O Society Mar 24, 2019 Someone recently expressed their ignorance about the role of American "mainstream media" in distributing the lies about the Weapons of Mass Destruction for the Dubya regime. This person simply didn't know such longtime "newspapers of record" sprayed propaganda down on the heads of unwitting Americans the way a below-ground … Continue reading Dear America: You Played Yourself

Why the Dust Won’t Settle After Mueller’s Report

The report won’t be “full and thorough” so Democrats will continue to look for political payoff from Russia-gate written by Patrick Lawrence  Consortium News edited by O Society Mar 19, 2019 Last week gave us mounting indications Robert Mueller finished his two-year probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections and is about to issue … Continue reading Why the Dust Won’t Settle After Mueller’s Report

BuzzFeed’s big scoop and the media’s giant factual loophole

Call them “four-sourced clovers” – unverifiable scoops. by Matt Taibbi Hate Inc Jan 19, 2019 On Friday, January 18, Special Counsel Robert Mueller took the unusual step of releasing a statement essentially shooting down the latest “bombshell” in the Russiagate story, which had been released by BuzzFeed earlier that day. The BuzzFeed story said Donald … Continue reading BuzzFeed’s big scoop and the media’s giant factual loophole

What happens if Mueller comes up empty?

Neither liberals nor conservatives have adequately considered this prospect. They should. by Andrew Coan CNN Jan 4, 2019 In recent weeks, a new consensus has emerged among many legal analysts and observers: Special counsel Robert Mueller is finally closing in on President Trump. This could be correct, but at present, it is still mostly conjecture. … Continue reading What happens if Mueller comes up empty?

Mueller’s Investigation is Missing One Thing: A Crime

If he had something on Trump, we would be watching impeachment hearings by now. by Peter van Buren American Conservative Dec 10, 2018 A baby born when Robert Mueller started his investigation would be talking by now. But would she have anything to say? We last looked at what Mueller had publicly—and what he didn’t have—some … Continue reading Mueller’s Investigation is Missing One Thing: A Crime

Don’t Expect Mueller to Charge a Grand Conspiracy

Just as there wasn't with Iraq and the Weapons of Mass Destruction, there will be no one who answers for the concocted baloney narrative we are sold about Russia. As a result, people's mistrust of the media and politicians will multiply exponentially. Witness the hat trick of unforgivable bullshit we have been sold as Americans … Continue reading Don’t Expect Mueller to Charge a Grand Conspiracy

Why Russiagate’s new bombshells might not be that explosive.

Mueller Takes Aim, But Is Trump in Trouble? by Aaron Maté Nation Nov 30, 2018 After disappearing for the midterms, Russiagate has re-emerged front and center. This week’s barrage of developments in the cases of indicted Trump campaign figures Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen, and George Papadopoulos renewed long-running declarations of a presidency in peril. They coincide with a fresh … Continue reading Why Russiagate’s new bombshells might not be that explosive.

Timing: Are We About to Face Our Constitutional Crisis?

Before this lame-duck Congress adjourns in December we could face the most serious constitutional crisis in the history of the republic, if Donald Trump attempts to shut down the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. by Chris Hedges TruthDig  Nov 19, 2018 A supine and pliant Republican Party, still in control of the House and the Senate, would … Continue reading Timing: Are We About to Face Our Constitutional Crisis?