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paul
paul
Jan 26, 2020 12:14 AM

The whole current impeachment circus is designed to cover up the criminality of the Clinton clan, and the Deep State, the Spooks, and the Dirty Cops who sustain it. Their endemic, systematic corruption, treason and subversion.

It is like a giant squid squirting out a jet of black ink to make good its escape when threatened.

That is not to lionise Trump in any way – by rights he should face trial and the death penalty for his war crimes in Syria, Yemen and elsewhere, his many acts of terrorism and murder, most recently of Soleimani, and his pursuit of state terrorism against Venezuela, Bolivia and other countries.

The Ukraine affair has also been cynically manufactured to disguise a web of corruption principally involving Democrat politicians and functionaries, though Republicans like Graham and the late McCain were also major players.

Ukraine is irredeemably corrupt, one of the most egregiously corrupt countries on the planet. Many tens of billions were poured into the country to support the Kiev Coup Regime by the IMF and western countries. This has all been misappropriated corrupt oligarchs and the politicians they own, and instantly flows out to private bank accounts in those same western country. To keep these billions flowing, many palms of corrupt US politicians are greased. The corruption of the Bidens is relatively trivial.

The Kolomoiskys and the Pinchuks enrich themselves beyond the dreams of avarice. Some of their riches are recycled into the coffers of the Clinton Foundation and similar figures. Many of those involved are dual nationals and predominantly Jewish. The legions of Nulands, Vindmans and Ioanovitches.

The surprise election of Trump (which these people did all they could to prevent) upset the apple cart, took away their gravy train. They reacted with all the fury of a dog whose bone has been taken away.

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 26, 2020 2:10 AM
Reply to  paul

Bang on!

pasha
pasha
Jan 24, 2020 10:42 PM

The US is an empire; in terms of its ability to impose its will upon others certainly the most powerful that has ever existed, and the conduct of those who rule it is no different from those who have ambitions to rule it.
This is how empires conduct themselves:
“We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality – judiciously, as you will – we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort out. We’re history’s actors . . . and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do.” (Karl Rove)

Antonym
Antonym
Jan 24, 2020 3:05 AM

In one word: SWAMP.

RobG
RobG
Jan 23, 2020 11:28 PM

People like Comey are all psychopaths who should have no place in public life.

Talking of which, this stuff has been all over the MSM just recently…

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/23/executive-at-portuguese-bank-co-owned-by-isabel-dos-santos-is-found-dead

Tony Blair, anyone?

Dungroanin
Dungroanin
Jan 24, 2020 12:18 AM
Reply to  RobG

Talking of breaking news from the groaniad just now:

‘Sacoolas was granted diplomatic immunity following the crash..’

Err… “following”. Is that some veiled admission that she didn’t have it at the time of the accident? Or just bad writing?

Pimpeo man says no! Assange should NOT even be considered for extradition now. Where are our bleeding heart journos of the msm?
This will be a major issue in the shires and the ex red wall which will unite brexiteers and remainers.

There is also the rumour of Turkey stopping nato ships entering the Black Sea 4 days ago!

Off-G any way of checking these?

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Jan 24, 2020 4:35 AM
Reply to  Dungroanin

Off topic, but breaking news on Sputnik News that the United States State Dept has just turned down the UK request to extradite Anne Sacoolas over the death of Harry Dunn because…. ‘It would set an extraordinarily troubling precedent’
What the bleeding fudgecake?
Hello, hello, Planet Earth calling…
The sheer mind boggling breathtaking hypocrisy is…. Jesus, words fail me.
Hello, what About Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning?
Are these creatures in Washington that two faced? Yeah, dumb question.
How many people did Julian Assange kill?

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 24, 2020 6:51 AM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

Surely you’ re not surprised, Gezz? These are the Exceptionals after all. God’ s Chosenest People.

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Jan 24, 2020 7:02 AM

Everything, everything, that the pathological frothing fruitloops have done…. No.
I am slightly surprised that they’re just so in your face blatant about it now.
Like really out in the open blatant.
And still most people are happily snoozing away.
Well, not much longer, and their snoozing will be full blown nightmares.

paul
paul
Jan 24, 2020 8:18 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

But we’re ‘Muricans!
The sun shines out of our exceptional a**eholes!!

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Jan 25, 2020 12:00 AM
Reply to  paul

Yes, yes, Paul, I know.
The exceptional people…. the chosen people… the shining lighthouse on the hill spreading freedom and democracy and peace and love to all four corners of the World, and combating evildoers that hate our freedoms and our way of life.
Epitomised by the skilful, statesmanlike diplomacy of that charming peacenik Mike Pompeo.
Or did you mean the Other exceptional people? I’m in a sarcastic mood today…

George Cornell
George Cornell
Jan 24, 2020 1:13 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

He is guilty of embarrassing the subhuman primates who run the US. And that is apparently a capital offence, as Assange has served more time than the average convicted murderer in America.

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 24, 2020 11:03 PM
Reply to  RobG

Public life in the West is a pantomime of psychopaths-Comey fits in perfectly.

Rhys Jaggar
Rhys Jaggar
Jan 23, 2020 6:25 PM

If you are not going to prosecute HRC for bombing the heck out of Libya, why on earth would you prosecute her for a few dodgy emails??

paul
paul
Jan 23, 2020 6:04 PM

Some people hate Trump so much that they prefer a Spookocracy or a Dirtycopocracy.
Rule by people like Clapper, Pompeo, Haspel, Comey, Strzok, Page.

Gall
Gall
Jan 24, 2020 3:30 AM
Reply to  paul

Reminds me of the alternative title of Dr. Strangelove “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the (Bomb)” change to Deep State

Dungroanin
Dungroanin
Jan 23, 2020 2:38 PM

Very good exposition Ms Parsons, but please can you advise us of the state of play of the Durham investigation?

It seems to have disappeared into a black hole having been promised for early December!

The report that would reveal our megalomaniac spooks role in Russiagate and blow the lid of skriplegate and all its flunkies including Bozo.

WHERE is Durhams investigation?

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 23, 2020 9:11 PM
Reply to  Dungroanin

Surely you didn’t put any faith in Durham or Barr?

Dungroanin
Dungroanin
Jan 23, 2020 10:55 PM

I sort of did … honest cop as it were … but it has gone very quiet since.

Attorney General Bill Barr and U.S. Prosecutor John Durham have put the Washington Swamp on notice that the Horowitz fiction about The FBI predicate will not survive. Durham has collected evidence and testimony from the intelligence community side of the house, as well as overseas, that will expose the FBI, at a minimum, as unwitting dupes out-smarted by duplicitous intelligence operatives. The more likely scenario is that key FBI officials will be indicted for participating in an elaborate scheme that is nothing short of sedition. It is worth noting that it was the FBI’s Comey and McCabe who were insisting that the discredited Steele Dossier be included in the equally suspect January 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment. That does not sound like a couple of rubes being dragged around by their nose to do something they otherwise would not. A more appropriate term is “conspirator.”

https://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2019/12/the-fabricated-predicate-to-spy-on-the-trump-campaign-by-larry-c-johnson.html#more

Which article also states

It started with the deliberate targeting of George Papadopolous by Joseph Mifsud, an intelligence operative working for the Brits and the CIA, not the Russians. Mifsud was planting evidence by telling Papadopoulos that the Russians had dirt on Hillary Clinton. The intent of this lure was to entice Papadopoulos to carry this offer back to the Trump campaign (which he did). But the Trump campaign did not bite.

Where is it???

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 24, 2020 6:54 AM
Reply to  Dungroanin

Never forget the role of our very own boy spy, Alexander Downer, an hereditary (beep) who has sired one, his daughter, even more odious than himself. That’ s good breeding among the elite for you.

Norn
Norn
Jan 23, 2020 11:11 AM

John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute:
“This impeachment fiasco is merely the latest in a never-ending series of distractions, distortions, and political theater aimed at diverting the public’s attention from the sinister advances of the American Police State.
“So President Trump’s legal team can grandstand all they want about the impeachment trial being “an affront to the Constitution” and “a dangerous perversion of the Constitution,” but that’s just smoke and mirrors.
“You know what is really “an affront to the Constitution”? – The U.S. government.”
https://www.rutherford.org/publications_resources/john_whiteheads_commentary/deadly_distractions_laying_the_groundwork_for_the_next_civil_war

Gall
Gall
Jan 23, 2020 7:00 AM

Very well written article. Yeah I had a WTF???? moment when Coma announced that he was not going to prosecute the Hildabeast. My mental response was wait a minute!? Wasn’t it the Do”J”‘s job to make that decision after the FBI investigated turned in their 302s and they convened a Grand Jury and indicted her sorry lying ass?

I mean that’s the script according to the Constitution but the USG’s so far off script these days that living in America is like being in a Fellini movie or a Warhol production that Coma’s actions almost seem or even Watergate or Iran/Contra fer Christ sake seem innocently quaint.

Who knows? Maybe justice will prevail I read that Tulsi is suing the Queen of the Damned. I hope Tulsi’s got a concealed weapons permit and has a magic mail box since people who cross the Hill tend to end up dead.

RobG
RobG
Jan 23, 2020 11:34 PM
Reply to  Gall

If you haven’t seen it, Kim Iversen has posted an interesting piece about Tulsi’s lawsuit against Hilary…

Gall
Gall
Jan 24, 2020 12:00 AM
Reply to  RobG

Thanx. I definitely think Tulsi has a case against the Wicked Witch. We’ll see. However time to grab the Popcorn and Soda. As I think this lawsuit will hit the Hildabeast like holy water hitting a vampire 🙂

Martin Usher
Martin Usher
Jan 23, 2020 5:23 AM

You forget that ‘back in the day’ organizations like the FBI and the DoJ would avoid interfering with the political process so as to not appear to be partisan. HRC’s email server might be a technical breach of the law but if there was no obvious harm to the country then its better to back off an let politics take their course. The Obama administration’s response to “Russian interference” was also very low key, I’d guess for the same reason — it just wouldn’t be right for a Democratic administration to investigate a Republican campaign in an election year unless it really was a case of the candidate walking out on the streets of New York and shooting a random person just to prove how immune they were.

Times have changed, unfortunately. Now the expectation seems to be that the Attorney General, the DoJ and organizations under that department will serve the interests of the ruling party. This is an unwelcome development. When Holder described himself as “Obama’s wingman” it was obviously in the context of keeping the Obama administration honest and within the boundaries of the law and the Constitution. Now, under Barr, the purpose seems to be to use the power of the DoJ to do whatever it takes to support the Administration, even if it means defying the law and Constitutional powers. This has the potential to do lasting damage to the nation and its Constitution.

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 23, 2020 6:49 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

The problem, well the most salient problem, with your argument is that there was NO ‘ Russian interference. A minuscule number of click-bait posts by one Russian troll-farm, that a US judge has declared had NO relationship to the Kremlin, plus leaked e-mails that showed DNC corruption to rig the primaries. Leaked, NOT ‘ hacked’, by an insider. And this from a country that interferes more in the internal affairs of other countries than the rest of the world put together, ALWAYS in favour of the vilest scum.

Gall
Gall
Jan 23, 2020 7:32 AM

Supposedly some spammers in St. Petersburg spending less than a hundred grand on memes on Fakebook and Twatter wrecked poor Hillary’s 1.5 billion dollar campaign according to the Mule.

Hell if I was a candidate running for office I’d hire these guys!

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 23, 2020 9:16 PM
Reply to  Gall

Notice, too, how Cambridge Analytica have been deep-sixed down the ole ‘ Memory Hole’. And God knows who else, say the Israeli Artemis operation et al. All them damn Rooskie puppy photos, somehow (I know youse dunnit, but I don’ t know how youse dunnit!)making Americans vote for Trump. It’ s long been obvious, but now its UNDENIABLE-the USA has gone barking mad.

Gall
Gall
Jan 23, 2020 11:14 PM

Actually the Washington DC AKA Imperial City AKA the Death Star AK by many more colorful names has been “barking mad” for quite some time. She’s just spread her madness through out the world. That said. She’s had excellent role models such as England, Spain and other European nations operating under the insane Doctrine of Discovery.

Currently she is a child of the Zionist “discoverers” who viewed it as the “New Canaan” in which to create the “New Israel” which is why it aligns so nicely with that other bunch of Genocidal Maniacs who now occupy Palestine.

Gall
Gall
Jan 23, 2020 11:16 PM
Reply to  Gall

Oh I forgot the article that I was going to post with my rant on how loved and respected “our” nation is:

https://www.globalresearch.ca/replant-american-dream/5701240

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 24, 2020 11:05 PM
Reply to  Gall

I prefer Thanatopolis DC, the City of Death.

Antonym
Antonym
Jan 23, 2020 7:20 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

You forget that ‘back in the day’ organizations like the FBI and the DoJ would avoid interfering with the political process so as to not appear to be partisan.

Can’t be back in the days between 1924 and 1972 of notorious FBI director E.J. Hoover: just label a guy “Commie” to derail him.

George Cornell
George Cornell
Jan 23, 2020 10:29 AM
Reply to  Antonym

In the US ‘partisan’ in a political dialogue almost always refers to Dem vs Repub. Actually I think Hoover was fairly careful in that context, his prurient interest in the lives of movie stars and their clothing notwithstanding.

Labelling someone a Commie was just about the least partisan thing he did. No one dared defend a Commie, the bogeyman of the century.

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 23, 2020 9:17 PM
Reply to  Antonym

Better still-label them an ‘ antisemite’. Even works for non-conformist Jews.

Seamus Padraig
Seamus Padraig
Jan 23, 2020 6:02 PM
Reply to  Martin Usher

The Obama administration’s response to “Russian interference” was also very low key, I’d guess for the same reason — it just wouldn’t be right for a Democratic administration to investigate a Republican campaign in an election year unless it really was a case of the candidate walking out on the streets of New York and shooting a random person just to prove how immune they were.

What are you talking about? It was the Obama Administration–way back in the summer of 2016, even before Trump was officially the Republican Party’s nominee–that first put his campaign under FBI surveillance. As far as I am aware, using the secret police to investigate an opposition candidate during an election is unprecedented in American history! It was a move worthy of a tinpot dictator like Anastacio Somoza rather than a US president.

Think of Trump whatever you like. But please don’t pretend that everything was just fine and dandy before Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 23, 2020 9:22 PM
Reply to  Seamus Padraig

They thought that Trump would really seek a rapprochement with Russia, or at least a lessening of tensions. That sent the military-intelligence-industry complex mad with fear, and the Ukronazis ballistic with rage, so Obama and the CIA and their foreign stooges like boy spy, Alexander Downer, and elements of the FBI and the Ukronazis worked to derail, then dethrone Trump. Hate Trump, and hate his enemies a little more. What an Evil mad-house Washington is.

Gall
Gall
Jan 23, 2020 9:25 PM
Reply to  Martin Usher

“You forget that ‘back in the day’ organizations like the FBI and the DoJ would avoid interfering with the political process so as to not appear to be partisan. HRC’s email server might be a technical breach of the law but if there was no obvious harm to the country then its better to back off an let politics take their course.”

You must live in an alternative universe? When you say “no obvious harm”. Do you mean getting a diplomat killed, illegally arming terrorists and overthrowing two, not one but two Governments if you include Ukraine since her black server was used to carry out two regime operations and not only that but to promote “Arab Spring”? All ops initiated by her State Department unbeknownst to Congress nor even the President it seems who ended up going along for the ride and later claiming it was the biggest mistake his administration ever made.

Not to mention the fact that she was using her emails to elicit illegal “donations” to the Clinton Foundation on a “pay to play” basis meaning that she as SOS would offer covert US backing to “investors” who raped and pillaged various third world countries which as I’ve written before should be considered the BCCI of 501ciii organizations.

Did you actually read her emails leaked through Wikileaks or are you blowing this comment out of your ass?

Martin Usher
Martin Usher
Jan 23, 2020 11:45 PM
Reply to  Gall

All the regime change stuff, arming opposition groups and so on is SoP for US governments of any stripe. Promoting ‘freedom and democracy’ is what we do, and if counries get devastated in the process that’s just unfortunate collateral damage. So, taking this as the starting point for what’s acceptable for a typical Secretary of State then HRC was just one more in a long string of similar functionaries. The server incident was more about being found out than what she was actually doing, and in the world of US foreign policy things that come out that shouldn’t are best dealt with by not talking about them (with any luck they’ll get mentally filed as ‘conspiracy theory’ by the majority of Americans).

I know this sounds like a dreadful rationalization but I think its important to divorce the perception of policy from its reality. Its still very much a minority view that what we’re doing globally is abhorrent, frequently immoral and ultimately counter productive (…and it doesn’t help that while we might be the 800lb gorilla there are plenty of others who would do or are doing the same thing if they have the chance). In the real world, the world of the unthinking patriot, we’re just promoting freedom (so anyone rocking that particular boat should watch out…..we know how to deal with (unAmerican) dissent).

Gall
Gall
Jan 24, 2020 12:25 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

So you’re saying that we should accept and embrace the current political reality because if it wasn’t us it would be somebody else? Besides that’s what most “Americans” want in your humble opinion.

If this were true then Hillary would have been a shoo in the last election in because her campaign was based on the assumption that the American people didn’t want any change at all and that “America was already great”.

Also personally I haven’t seen any other country. Not even the former USSR with maybe the exception of the Romans, the former British Empire and the Spanish fuck things up as royally internationally as much as the current American Imperium.

I recommend that you read the following book:

https://popularresistance.org/american-exceptionalism-and-american-innocence-a-book-review/

Richard Le Sarc
Richard Le Sarc
Jan 24, 2020 7:03 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

I believe that many Germans, between 1932 and, say, 1943, thought that their country was spreading peace, love and Christian values across Europe, too. ‘ We’ re not guilty of being accessories to genocide and ecocide, because we’ re stupid, ignorant and egomaniacal’.

Jen
Jen
Jan 23, 2020 10:03 PM
Reply to  Martin Usher

“… HRC’s email server might be a technical breach of the law but if there was no obvious harm to the country then its better to back off an let politics take their course …”

The relevant law is under Title 18 of the U.S. Code (Chapter 19, dealing with crimes committed by US public officials) § 1924: Unauthorized removal and retention of classified documents or material:

(a)Whoever, being an officer, employee, contractor, or consultant of the United States, and, by virtue of his office, employment, position, or contract, becomes possessed of documents or materials containing classified information of the United States, knowingly removes such documents or materials without authority and with the intent to retain such documents or materials at an unauthorized location shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for not more than five years, or both.

(b)For purposes of this section, the provision of documents and materials to the Congress shall not constitute an offense under subsection (a).

(c)In this section, the term “classified information of the United States” means information originated, owned, or possessed by the United States Government concerning the national defense or foreign relations of the United States that has been determined pursuant to law or Executive order to require protection against unauthorized disclosure in the interests of national security.</blockquote>

The “technical breach” is considered to be a crime whether obvious harm to the country was done or not. The fact that the email server ended up hacked by many different individuals, organisations and governments demonstrates the potential for such harm. HRC took an oath to serve her country as a senior public servant and should have known.

Jen
Jen
Jan 23, 2020 10:04 PM
Reply to  Jen

Oops, need an edit function here – that last paragraph is my own.