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  • Clapper says Russians Ďgenetically driven' to be untrustworthy ó and no one even blinks

    06/04/2017 11:51:30 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 55 replies
    RT (Russia Today) ^ | 03 June 2017 | Danielle Ryan
    The former US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper thinks Russians have some sort of biological predilection to be an untrustworthy bunch. I wish I was making that up, but sadly, Iím not. Clapper said it during last Sundayís episode of Meet The Press on NBC, during a response to a question about Jared Kushnerís ties to Moscow. The Russians are ďtypically, almost genetically driven to co-opt, penetrate, gain favor, whateverĒ ó was the exact quote. Thereís great irony in that comment by Clapper, with his own record of perjury, implying that an entire ethnicity canít be trusted. So, of...

    05/06/2018 1:42:16 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 66 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 5/6/2018 | Tom O'Connor
    Lebanon held on Sunday its first parliamentary elections in nine years, as citizens expressed cautious optimism that the country's rigid, oft-deadlocked sectarian political system could be swayed. Behind the scenes, however, one of the world's leading powers has quietly eyed the small state as a potential ground to project its power in the Middle East and into the Mediterranean. But it won't be easy. With Syrian rebels and jihadis at bay, and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government set to further extend its comeback, Russia has pursued a cautious overture across the border into Lebanonóa $1 billion dollar arms deal, including...
  • Kellyanne Conway Drops Bomb On ĎFox & Friendsí: President Wants To Call In Monthly

    04/27/2018 8:02:22 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 75 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9:47 AM 04/27/2018 | Virginia Kruta
    White House Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway delivered a surprise announcement on Friday morningís ďFox & Friends,Ē saying that President Donald Trump would like to make his wide-ranging Thursday interview a monthly occurrence. .. Kellyanne: ďThe president had a great time bringing his case directly to the American people as he does on social media and these bilateral Q & As, certainly at the South Lawn, the press pool sprays, and with other interviews.Ē But then Conway dropped the other shoe. ďAnd the president has said that he would like to perhaps come once a month and as news breaks, but...
  • Journalist Disputes Syrian Chemical Attack in British Publication

    04/18/2018 7:09:43 PM PDT · by WisconsinRep · 41 replies
    The New American ^ | 18 April 2018 | Steve Byas
    Dr. Assim Rahaibani, a Syrian doctor, has told journalist Robert Fisk, writing for the British publication, The Independent, that last weekís alleged chemical gas attack by the Assad government on civilians in Douma did not happen. The alleged chemical attack was the pretext for a combined bombing raid by the United States, France, and the United Kingdom. ďI was with my family in the basement of my home three hundred meters from here on the night but all the doctors know what happened,Ē Rahaibani told Fisk. ďThere was a lot of shelling [by government forces] and aircraft were always over...
  • Syrian Army Reportedly Discovers Secret Chemical Plant Used by Militants

    04/12/2018 12:18:38 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 34 replies
    Sputnik Nuze ^ | April 12, 2018
    The Syrian army has uncovered a clandestine plant in Eastern Ghouta that was used by the terrorists to produce military-grade agents, with equipment of Saudi origin and materials presumably made in Western countries having been found at the building, local media reported on Tuesday. The plant is located in al-Shefounieh town in the area of Duma. Among other toxic chemicals, chlorine was found at the site, the SANA news agency reported, adding that the papers of the Jaysh al-Islam militant group were also discovered. A Syrian field commander said that high-tech equipment was found at the plant, which indicates that...
  • There is no truth in the news and no news in the truth.

    02/17/2018 7:43:39 AM PST · by Voption · 4 replies
    Planck's Constant Blog ^ | September 28, 2007 | Bernie (the other one)
    My father told me that one of the running jokes throughout most of the Soviet dominion over Russia was this assessment of the two newspapers by the non-Communist citizenry: "There is no Pravda in Izvestia, and there is no Izvestia in Pravda" or in English "There is no truth in News, and there is no news in Truth." But this was said carefully and to people who would not report you to the Central Committee."
  • This Week with George Stephanopoulos

    02/05/2018 6:29:47 AM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 6 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb. 4, 2018 | ABC News
    House Intel's top Democrat: Declassified GOP memo 'is Impeaching the FBI'
  • Two more women describe unwanted overtures by Roy Moore at Alabama mall

    11/15/2017 5:36:57 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 113 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 15 ,2017 | By Stephanie McCrummen, Beth Reinhard and Alice Crites
    Gena Richardson says she was a high school senior working in the menís department of Sears at the Gadsden Mall when a man approached her and introduced himself as Roy Moore. ďHe said, ĎYou can just call me Roy,í Ē says Richardson, who says this first encounter happened in the fall of 1977, just before or after her 18th birthday, as Moore, then a 30-year-old local attorney, was gaining a reputation for pursuing young women at the mall in Gadsden, Ala. His overtures caused one store manager to tell new hires to ďwatch out for this guy,Ē another young woman...
  • Van Jones: Russia is ďNothing burgerĒĖ American Pravda: CNN Part 2

    06/28/2017 10:24:50 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    Project Veritas via Youtube ^ | 06/28/17 | veritasvisuals
    Project Veritasí American Pravda: CNN continues today with a video of left-leaning political commentator Van Jones caught on camera plainly stating that ďthe Russia thing is just a big nothing burger.Ē
  • Does Times Reporting Support Donald Trumpís Wiretap Claim? (NY Times Implosion Underway)

    03/08/2017 7:32:28 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 173 replies
    The New York Times ^ | MARCH 8, 2017 | Liz Spayd THE PUBLIC EDITOR
    Several readers have written in this week saying theyíre having a hard time squaring The Timesís own past reports of wiretapping with the paperís assertions that there is no firm evidence that any warrants for wiretaps have been issued. Readers also expressed confusion with The Timesís assertion that it would be illegal for a White House to receive information about such investigations, when its own wiretapping story in January said the Trump White House was given some information from intercepted communications. ďFor months now the NY Times and many other mainstream news sources has been running stories based on anonymous...
  • Kremlin unveils details of Putin-Trump telephone conversation

    01/30/2017 7:04:18 PM PST · by Mariner · 17 replies
    Pravda ^ | January 30th, 2017 | Unattributed
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the telephone conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump was productive both in human and political terms. According to Lavrov, the conversation exercised mutual respect and willingness of the two leaders to work together to support national interests, TASS reports. "They [Putin and Trump] agreed to continue the work on both the expert level and within the framework of their further contacts that will surely take place, although their timing and details are yet to be agreed upon," said Lavrov. The work on the expert level will be...
  • Post-debate, Clinton takes the lead

    10/03/2016 5:56:50 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 95 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/3/2016 | Jennifer Agiesta, CNN Polling Director
    (CNN)Hillary Clinton emerges from the first presidential debate with a five-point lead over Donald Trump in the race for the presidency, having narrowed the enthusiasm gap between her supporters and Trump's, and holding broad advantages over the Republican nominee as the candidate with the right temperament and preparation for the job, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. The survey finds Clinton topping Trump 47% to 42% among likely voters with Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson at 7% and Green Party nominee Jill Stein at 2%. Clinton's boost in the race stems largely from gains on Trump among men (from a 22-point...
  • Top German Journalist Admits Mainstream Media Is Completely Fake

    03/29/2016 3:26:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 18 replies
    Zero ^ | 3/28/2016 | Tyler Durden
    With the increasing propaganda wars, we thought a reminder of just how naive many Westerners are when it comes to their news-feed. As Arjun Walia, of, notes, Dr. Ulfkotte went on public television stating that he was forced to publish the works of intelligence agents under his own name, also adding that noncompliance with these orders would result in him losing his job. He recently made an appearance on RT news to share these facts: Iíve been a journalist for about 25 years, and I was educated to lie, to betray, and not to tell the truth to the...
  • Michelle Fields, Ben Shapiro Resign From Breitbart

    03/13/2016 9:41:18 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 322 replies
    BuzzFeed News ^ | March 13, 2016 | Rosie Gray & McKay Coppins
    ďToday I informed the management at Breitbart News of my immediate resignation,Ē the reporter at the center of the controversy at the conservative site told BuzzFeed News, the week after Trumpís campaign manager allegedly grabbed her. Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields and editor-at-large Ben Shapiro are resigning from the company over the siteís handling of Donald Trumpís campaign managerís alleged assault on Fields, BuzzFeed News has learned...
  • "Efficient, Accurate," Russian Air Warfare in Syria Praised in Classified NATO Report

    03/05/2016 3:27:38 PM PST · by marvel5 · 25 replies
    RT ^ | March 5, 2016 | RT
    The Russian task force in Syria has demonstrated remarkable efficiency and professionalism, according to a German magazine citing confidential NATO analysis.
  • Former MSNBC host Ed Schultz lands job at Russia Today's American channel

    Ed Schultz, the progressive talk radio host and former MSNBC personality, has landed at RT America -- the Kremlin-backed cable news channel that has been criticized for advocating a pro-Russian agenda.
  • Su-24 flight recorder confirms Russian aircraft did not violate Turkish airspace

    12/19/2015 11:29:54 AM PST · by don-o · 39 replies
    Pravda ^ | December 18, 2015
    The Russian Defense Ministry held an open briefing devoted to the results of the decoding of flight recorders of the Su-24 bomber aircraft that was shot down by Turkish Air Force. As it was said at the briefing, Russia has all evidence to prove that the warplane of the Russian Air Force did not violate Turkish airspace. Also read: Scenarios of real war between Russia and Turkey "We have all the necessary evidence to confirm the absence of facts to establish violations of Turkey's airspace by the Russian aircraft,"Sergei Dronov, Deputy Commander of the Russian Air Force said, RIA Novosti...
  • Erdogan calls MP ‚Äėtraitor‚Äô for telling RT that ISIS got chemical weapons via Turkey

    12/17/2015 9:52:39 PM PST · by Mariner · 21 replies
    Russia Today ^ | December 17th, 2015 | Unattributed
    Turkey‚Äôs President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused opposition MP Eren Erdem of ‚Äúbetrayal.‚ÄĚ Erdem told RT that Islamic State terrorists had obtained sarin gas supplies through Turkish territory ‚Äď and that Ankara did nothing despite having all the evidence. ‚ÄúThere is a deputy in this country, buried so deep in a pit of betrayal, and to a party that claims to be as old as the republic saying during an interview to a foreign television channel that Turkey is selling chemical weapons to terrorists,‚ÄĚ Erdogan told a crowd in the city of Konya. The Turkish President also called the silence...
  • Russian destroyer fires warning shots at Turkish fishing boat on collision course in Aegean

    12/13/2015 8:09:52 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    RT ^ | 13 Dec, 2015 12:29
    A Russian destroyer had to open warning fire as a Turkish fishing vessel sailed on a collision course towards them and didn't respond to calls from the warship, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. Following the incident, the Russian Defense Ministry warned the Turkish military attaché about "the possible harmful consequences of the reckless actions by Ankara against the Russian military contingent, involved in tackling international terrorism in Syria." "Deep concerns were voiced over another provocative action by the Turkish side against the Russian patrol ship Smetlivy in the Aegean Sea, which forced them to open warning order to avoid...
  • Turkey Refuses To Withdraw Troops From Iraq, Threatens To Slap Sanctions On Russia

    12/08/2015 12:39:36 PM PST · by amorphous · 25 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 8 Dec 2015 | Tyler Durden
    That sounds more dramatic than it actually was. Turkey sent around 150 soldiers and two dozens tanks to Bashiqa, just northeast of Mosul in what Ankara described as an effort to replace an existing contingent of around 90 troops that have supposedly been on a "training" mission with the Peshmerga for the better part of two years. As we documented over the weekend, this is hardly the first time the Turks have entered the country. However, the circumstances are quite different this time around. That is, this isn't a anti-terror mission aimed at tracking the PKK. Over the weekend, we...