Category Archives: Obama

As breach of House Dems ignored, Intel Committee drills down on Russia and leaks

As media and congressmen like Republican House oversight chair Jason Chaffetz (Utah) and Democrat senator Richard Blumenthal (CT) head to talk TV to expound about Russia’s influence on the 2016 election, no one except for a single news website is … Continue reading

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Conviction of ICE deportation officer for bribes and corruption raises questions about past policy

The story probably won’t lead the news cycle, but the recent conviction of Arnaldo Echevarria, 38, on federal charges raises questions about policies in place before the election of President Donald Trump. I expressed concerns about corruption in US Immigration … Continue reading

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Obamacare v Trumpcare: Good, bad, and in between

The seemingly eternal debate over Democrats’ Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the tax bill commonly called Obamacare, is beginning to ratchet up again. I skimmed parts of the Republicans’ American Healthcare Act bill (beginning to be called ‘Trumpcare’) this … Continue reading

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Vault 7 release latest warning in the United States of Surveillance

It made sense after the attack on the US in 1993 to address shortcomings in our national security. We had no warning from our government and media were essentially useless in informing us we were a nation at risk. Since … Continue reading

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Will a president disavow his and his secretary of state’s favors for Russia?

Having temporarily discarded the race card, opponents of President Donald Trump flipped their meme to Russia. For months, accusations have flown, sourced to anonymous leakers, targeting Trump and his associates’ alleged ties to Russia. Fact is Russia was granted generous … Continue reading

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California secessionist lives in Russia as analyst’s prediction about US breakup forgotten

In 2008 I wrote about a Russia analyst’s prediction making its way around some media.  Igor Panarin forecast the United States would disintegrate into sections that may be controlled by foreign countries. Panarnin claimed there would be six sections, and … Continue reading

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Trump should call for investigation of relations with Russia, starting with Bill Clinton

Which president pushed a bailout for Russia? Which president presided over the US paying Russia for arms for Afghanistan? Which president got half a million dollars for a speech in Russia? Which president pushed for Russia to join the WTO? … Continue reading

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