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Post by Doc » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:39 pm

It looking more and more like the FBI used the DNC paid for political hit piece dossier on Trump Russia to get the FISA court to issue subpoenas for spying on the Trump campaign.

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/colu ... story.html
New focus on Clinton, dossier on Trump rocks Democratic Media Complex
The Business Headquarters Of Former British Spy Named As Trump Dossier Source
Journalists gather outside the headquarters of Orbis Business Intelligence, the company run by former intelligence officer Christopher Steele, who was hired by Fusion GPS to compile the intelligence dossier on President Donald Trump. (Leon Neal / Getty Images)
John KassJohn KassContact ReporterChicago Tribune

If success has a thousand fathers and failure has none, then who’s the daddy of the Fusion GPS story now rocking the Democratic Media Complex?

Lest you condemn me as a “science denier,” let’s stipulate there must be at least two parents, or maybe even three.

According to the Washington Post, the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee gave birth to the salacious “Trump Dossier,” compiled by the Washington-based research firm of Fusion GPS and a former British spy. The Clinton campaign and the DNC funded the operation.

And that dossier, now properly seen as opposition research, served as the launching pad for the federal investigations into Russia’s role in the 2016 elections. It also served as fuel for media snark around the Trump/Russia collusion story that has dominated political news since Clinton lost her election.

Some New York Times reporters are now saying they were lied to by lawyers for Fusion GPS for more than a year. The Democratic National Committee has run for cover.

And Republicans demand — what else? — more congressional investigations, as if we don’t have enough already.

President Donald Trump, like a Visigoth on the throne of empire, thumps his chest and claims vindication, while branding anything he doesn’t like to read as “fake news.”

And Hillary? “What happened,” Hillary?

Please don’t tell me it’s just a slice of fried bologna.

Here’s hoping we’ll find out through the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller, who, we hope, examines all angles thoroughly and reports it all out without partisanship.

But given the temperature of the thing, this also might turn out like one of those horrid paternity tests served up to howling studio audiences on lurid daytime TV.

Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier »

Analysis: What the Trump dossier says - and what it doesn't »

Americans may find that this one has a third parent: Beltway journalists, who may have allowed themselves to be manipulated by a political intelligence operation in exchange for peer praise, the warmth of social media tribalism and clicks.

This hurts the many journalists putting partisanship aside to follow stories wherever they lead.

And it hurts the republic, which depends on credible, rigorous media oversight of the powerful, especially the imperial presidency.

But once you lose your name and credibility, where are you?

I hope all this worries you, no matter what political tribe you belong to, because for more than a year now, that Democratic Media Complex has been shrieking about Russia this and Trump that and collusion this and collusion that.

The Trump-Russia collusion theme has been a chorus of barking dogs everywhere you turn, in online news hyped to feed anti-Trump appetites, on cable, where the appetites are sated, and even in happy-talk banter of radio and TV news anchors.

The driving force has been a partisan desire to excuse Hillary Clinton for losing her 2016 election to Trump. It’s been aggressive and passive and all Russia-Trump all the time.

Many, but not all, of the Russia stories have been debunked, and precious little, if any, evidence has come out of the congressional investigations directly linking the president to an alleged effort by the Russians to steal Clinton’s presidency.

Will Mueller pick his teeth with the bones of creepy former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort? That seems likely. And Tony Podesta — of the Democratic Chicago Podestas — has come under scrutiny too.

Many pro-Hillary pundits avoid the Fusion GPS explosion altogether, just as they’ve avoided examining the equally toxic Uranium One deal.

Uranium One is the mining company controlled by the Russians. More than $140 million was donated to the Clinton Foundation by Uranium One board members and associates. And Bill got a $500K chunk for related speaking fees in Moscow, because, well, he was such thrilling speaker when his wife was favored to win the White House.

What’s appalling is that the Obama administration quietly approved the deal handing 20 percent of American uranium reserves to the Clinton-friendly Russian mega-company, so that President Barack Obama could curry favor with Russia to win support for his Iran nuclear policy.

House GOP launches probes into Obama-era uranium deal, Clinton email inquiry »

It’s all layered, like a Chicago Way real estate deal benefiting a favored politician, and when the thing is no longer hidden, we’re expected to fill our pipes full of Hopium and dream away.

Given the twists and turns of all things Trump, there will be a safe time when they can pile on. But isn’t that the work of pamphleteers?

Progressive journalist Glenn Greenwald, no fan of Donald Trump, is no pamphleteer.

Greenwald has debunked, chronicled and mocked many of the Russia-Trump stories that generated millions of clicks but didn’t stand up because they were untrue.

And before the Fusion GPS connection broke in the Washington Post, Greenwald was interviewed by Tucker Carlson on Trump/Russia and journalism.

“I think at best what you can say for (journalists) is they’re willingly and eagerly being manipulated,” Greenwald told Carlson on his Fox News program. “What you see over and over is that they publish really inflammatory stories that turn out to be totally false, and what happens in those cases? Nothing.

“They get enormous benefits when they publish recklessly,” Greenwald said. “They get applause on social media from their peers, they get zillions of retweets, huge amounts of traffic, they end up on TV, they get applauded across the spectrum because people are so giddy and eager to hear more about this Russia and Trump story. And when their stories get completely debunked, everybody agrees to ignore, and everybody moves on and they pay no price.”

So who’s the daddy?

It’s always about love, isn’t it? Love and clicks.
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Re: Clinton_DNC_MSM_Deep State_Russia_UraniumOne_Gate

Post by cassowary » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:59 pm

I will never believe CNN, NBC and NYT again.

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Re: Clinton_DNC_MSM_Deep State_Russia_UraniumOne_Gate

Post by neverfail » Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:58 am

Oh screw it! So what if the Clintons did help arrange the sale of some uranium mines in the US to a Russian firm? The USA is not even listed among the world's top 5 countries in terms of uranium reserves held:

http://www.mining-technology.com/featur ... s-4274059/

Uranium yellowcake (semi-processed ore) is an internationally traded bulk commodity - which means that the USA is not going to run short of the stuff just because some of its mines are now Russian owned.

It seems to me that complaints about the sale must be motivated more by bruised national pride than by any breach in security of America's energy supplies.

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Re: Clinton_DNC_MSM_Deep State_Russia_UraniumOne_Gate

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neverfail wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:58 am
Oh screw it! So what if the Clintons did help arrange the sale of some uranium mines in the US to a Russian firm? The USA is not even listed among the world's top 5 countries in terms of uranium reserves held:

http://www.mining-technology.com/featur ... s-4274059/

Uranium yellowcake (semi-processed ore) is an internationally traded bulk commodity - which means that the USA is not going to run short of the stuff just because some of its mines are now Russian owned.

It seems to me that complaints about the sale must be motivated more by bruised national pride than by any breach in security of America's energy supplies.
The company in question was caught exporting YellowCake without a lincense. The Clintons took $145 million for their Foundation from the folks at Uranium one. Not to mention paid the Russians for intel/Propaganda about Trump.
http://dailycaller.com/2017/10/25/russi ... dquarters/
Former CIA Officer: ‘Russiagate’ Was Manufactured By The Clinton Campaign


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Re: Clinton_DNC_MSM_Deep State_Russia_UraniumOne_Gate

Post by Doc » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:49 am

http://thefederalist.com/2017/10/25/top ... t-dossier/

Here Are The 10 Most Important Reported Claims About The Steele Dossier On Russia



1) Russian officials were sources of key claims in dossier

2) No, the Russian dossier was not initially funded by Republicans

3) The dossier is chock full of discredited information

4) The dossier was used as a basis for wiretaps on American citizens


In March, Washington Post used anonymous sources to report the FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to spy on U.S. citizen Carter Page, an unpaid and informal adviser to the Donald Trump campaign, as part of an investigation into links between Russia and the Trump campaign. CNN used anonymous sources to report that the infamous “golden showers” dossier was used as part of the justification to win approval to monitor the Trump associate.

A Clinton campaign opposition research operation using information or disinformation from top Russian intelligence officials was used by the FBI, these sources say, to enable spying on an opposing political party’s campaign.


5) The FBI also paid for the dossier

6) Dossier publisher Fusion GPS works with shady outfits

7) Fusion GPS’ ties to media are problematic

8) Jim Comey personally briefed Trump on the dossier, shortly before CNN reported it

9) Mueller investigation spurred by dossier and illegal leaks from intelligence operatives about Trump


10) The Steele dossier was a Clinton/DNC-funded operation supported by the FBI and influenced heavily by Russian operatives in the Kremlin


The country has spent the last year with Obama intelligence officials, the media, and Democratic leaders pushing a narrative of Trump collusion with Russia to steal an election that was supposed to be won by Hillary Clinton. A meeting between Trump officials and a Russian who falsely promised dirt on Hillary Clinton is the best evidence — by far — to support this narrative.

Yet here we have the realization that the Clinton campaign, the DNC, and the FBI all worked wittingly or unwittingly with Russians to affect the results of the 2016 election. Far from just meeting with a Russian and not getting dirt on a political opponent, these groups wittingly or unwittingly paid Russian operatives for disinformation to harm Trump during the 2016 election and beyond.

Worse, these efforts perverted our justice system by forcing the attorney general to recuse himself for the crime of having served as a surrogate on the Trump campaign, spawning a massive, sprawling, limitless probe over Russia. These things are so much more damaging to the republic than a couple thousand dollars in ads on Facebook paid for by Russian trolls about a pipeline protest.
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Re: Clinton_DNC_MSM_Deep State_Russia_UraniumOne_Gate

Post by cassowary » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:35 am

neverfail wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:58 am
Oh screw it! So what if the Clintons did help arrange the sale of some uranium mines in the US to a Russian firm? The USA is not even listed among the world's top 5 countries in terms of uranium reserves held:

http://www.mining-technology.com/featur ... s-4274059/

Uranium yellowcake (semi-processed ore) is an internationally traded bulk commodity - which means that the USA is not going to run short of the stuff just because some of its mines are now Russian owned.

It seems to me that complaints about the sale must be motivated more by bruised national pride than by any breach in security of America's energy supplies.
I agree, Neverfail. The US can always buy uranium from its allies, Canada and Australia. Selling to Russia some of its uranium mines does not affect US security. It's just wounded pride. Conversely, Putin's pride may have been inflated by his secret purchase of US uranium mines. Putin probably did it for the satisfaction of smirking. The Clintons merely profited from foolish Russian pride of having control of US uranium mines.

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Post by Doc » Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:11 pm

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Post by Doc » Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:26 pm

Former NYT Editor claims High level Obama Admin Officials plotted a coup against Donald Trump.

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Post by Doc » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:26 am

http://thegatewaypundit.com/2017/11/wow ... red-video/
GOP Rep. Warns ‘We Are at Risk of a Coup D’Etat’ Unless Mueller Is Fired


We are at risk of a coup d’état in this country if we allow an unaccountable person with no oversight to undermine the duly-elected President of the United States,” Gaetz said. “That is precisely what is happening right now with the indisputable conflicts of interest that are present with Mr. Mueller and others at the Department of Justice.”
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Re: Clinton_DNC_MSM_Deep State_Russia_UraniumOne_Gate

Post by Doc » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:35 am

Seymour Hersh: "RussiaGate Is A CIA-Planted Lie, Revenge Against Trump"
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During the latter portion of a phone-call by investigative journalist, Seymour Hersh, Hersh has now presented “a narrative [from his investigation] of how that whole fucking thing began,” including who actually is behind the ‘RussiaGate’ lies, and why they are spreading these lies.

In a youtube video upload-dated August 1st, he reveals from his inside FBI and Washington DC Police Department sources — now, long before the Justice Department’s Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be presenting his official ‘findings’ to the nation — that the charges that Russia had anything to do with the leaks from the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s campaign to Wikileaks, that those charges spread by the press, were a CIA-planted lie, and that what Wikileaks had gotten was only leaks (including at least from the murdered DNC-staffer Seth Rich), and were not from any outsider (including ’the Russians’), but that Rich didn’t get killed for that, but was instead shot in the back during a brutal robbery, which occurred in the high-crime DC neighborhood where he lived. Here is the video...
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