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Earlier this month, the Senate Judiciary Committee released a set of transcripts of interviews and exhibits related to its "Inquiry into Circumstances Surrounding Trump Tower Meeting."   

I am looking at the interviews from the "Russian" side of the table, the people who sat across from Don Trump Jr. as he waited expectantly to hear an incriminating story about Hillary Clinton that never came: Irakly “Ike” Kaveladze, Anatoli Samochornov, Rinat Akhmetshin, the Britisher Robert Goldstone. There is also the written testimony of Natalia Veselnitskaya. 

Whether there is anyone who still believes this meeting was anything but a set-up from the get-go, it's notable that these interviews show us there was not one Trump...

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Picking up from the unconscionable censure of Sen. McCarthy on December 2, 1954, Barry M. Goldwater, one of 22 Republican senators to oppose censure, writes the following in his 1979 memoir, With No Apologies.

No one seemed to notice that after the furor faded, the Army's top secret operations at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, which had been the subject of one of McCarthy's attacks, were quietly moved to Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Carl Hayden, who in January 1955 became chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee of the United States Senate, told me privately Monmouth had been moved because he and other members of the majority Democratic party were convinced security at Monmouth had been penetrated. They didn't want to admit that McCarthy was right in his accusations. Their only alternative was to move the installation from New Jersey to a new location in Arizona. (Emphasis added.)

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My friend, patriot and artist William Davies sent me a copy of this powerful graphite drawing a few months ago. I saved it to publish with Bill's permission on this Memorial Day weekend to commemorate the men Uncle Sam forgot. 

From Staff Sergeant Ray's bio at pownetwork.org:

On March 18, 1968, PFC James M. Ray and 1Lt. John G. Dunn were part of a unit on a road clearing mission with Montagnard soldiers on Highway 20 in Lam Dong Province, South Vietnam.

During the mission, both Ray and Dunn were captured by the Viet Cong and taken to Cambodia for detention. Dunn was released in the general prisoner release nearing the end of American involvement in Vietnam in 1973. Jimmy Ray did not come home.

Ray, who had been wounded during his capture, was rotated within the "system" of those POWs held in South Vietnam. He made escape attempts which infuriated his captors and they beat him severely and confined him with chains. He was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry for these escape attempts and resulting torture.

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A couple of days ago, I had the pleasure of catching up with Vlad, who has been listening to the new audiobook of the American Betrayal. Here's our conversation.





From Gates of Vienna, commentary from Paul Weston on a series of milestone events that are taking place now and which the UK government is officially censoring: 

Britain Is Now a Genuine Police State

by Paul Weston 

There are a number of court cases taking place in Britain which are subject to reporting restrictions. A good percentage of these — and we really don’t know how many, which I think is rather the idea — relate to Muslim gang-rape trials. Tommy was under a 13-month suspended sentence for previously reporting on a gang-rape trial subject to reporting restrictions. In other words, if he broke the law again he would then serve the jail time...

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Vladimir Bukovsky has been giving some pretty interesting Russian-language interviews lately.

Earlier this month, he spoke with Kiev-based112 Ukraine TV. Below is an excerpt from the English translation by Alissa Ordabai that should get some attention. 

Dmitry Gordon: You recently said, "If two ballistic missiles were launched at Lubyanka, the level of terrorism worldwide would drop by 80 percent."  What did you mean by that?



Vladimir Bukovsky: The thing is that a huge part of the world's so-called terrorism is being organized by Lubyanka (the popular name for the headquarters of the FSB on Lubyanka Square in Moscow - translator). They control Islamic terrorism, ever since the war in Afghanistan when they were supporting the most extremist parts of the Afghan resistance, people like Gulbuddin.  You wouldn't remember these names.  

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Delighted to return to the Hagmann Report for 90 minutes last night to try to put the continuum of treason, subversion, communism and coup together -- American betrayal -- and how partiots can fight back. My segment is cued up to start at Minute 33:00 above.

 

Going back on with my friends at the Hagmann Report tonight -- 7:30 to 9:00 EDT. Tune in!





Remember, once upon a time, when the heatedly, desperately, and futilely contested release of a House Intelligence Committee memo threatened "to rip D.C. in two"? 

That would be the four-page-memo confirming that the Department of Justice and the FBI used Hillary /DNC-funded opposition research (a.k.a, "the Steele dossier") to gain court authorization to spy on Carter Page, and, thus, the wider Trump team.  

Naturally, this same DOJ said it would be "extraordinarily reckless" to clue in the American people to the police state a-borning inside their own government. After all, exposure is the first enemy of corruption. Prosecution according to the law, however, is its only match.  

Once President Trump authorized the declassification of the bombshell-memo, the threats and warnings turned into a cacophonic booing. A Swamp-wide, cross-party-line emerged,...

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Below is posted a remarkable document. It is the single-page disillation of the three-quarters-of-a- century pursuit of honor in justice by three generations of an American family. The family is that of Rear Adm. Husband Kimmel, who, with Maj. Gen. Walter Short, was in command during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Ever since that terrible day, these two senior officers have been wrongfully scapegoated for the attack by our own government, which, among other unconscionable failures, had witheld vital intelligence from the Pearl command. The facts of the matter are not in doubt. Now that the Board for Correction of Naval Records has taken up the case, it is high time, finally, for swift justice.  

Rear Adm. Husband Kimmel's eldest grandson, Thomas Kimmel, has shared the summary of the case that was presented to the Navy board last month. After many...

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As the fragments come together in a fantastic mosaic indicating that the seniors of the "Intelligence Community" -- led or organized by CIA Director John Brennan -- set out to "create" the appearance of co-called Russian collusion around what amount to political by-standers in order to catalyze their conspiracy against Candidate, then President Trump, I am  put in mind of the investigatory motions I imagine having set the groundwork for ... Stalin's purges. 

This occurred to me (again) while reading George Neumayer's latest in The American Spectator. Neumayer zeroes in on the work of David Corn and Michael Issikoff, where they "inadvertently provides a picture of Brennan running...

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We interupt this blog for what Rush Limbaugh calls an obscene profit timeout....

In all seriousness, I am delighted with the reception of the new audiobook of American Betrayal, which I narrated myself and released this spring. Here are a few comments to share -- particularly with Father's Day and the summer vacation driving season now upon us. 

The first is from novelist, commentator, sailor, ret. Navy SEAL Matt Bracken (who still prefers the written, not spoken, word):

  

From Twitter:



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In the consequential tradition of such big presidential campaign lies as, "If you like you doctor, you can keep your doctor," FDR, the 32nd POTUS, solemnly, specifically and frequently lied to Americans voters during his 1940 re-election campaign when he promised up and down the hustings that he would not take the country to war -- even as he was secretly planning to take the country to war, and long before Pearl Harbor.

See below as the light dawnethed eight years later for Walter Trohan, one of my favorite old-time newspapermen, on reading a confessional passage by FDR speechwriter and biographer Robert Sherwood as it appears in his book, Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History. It was Sherwood who scripted FDR's fiery non-belligerence before Election Day 1940, a time when the national mood was strongly non-interventionist. Sherwood's contribution included the infamous FDR lines -- "And while talking to you mothers and fathers, I give you one more assurance. I have said this before but I shall say it again -- and again -- and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars."

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On this bicentennial birthday of Karl Marx, the figleafs are off but the full-frontal horror remains pixilated. What are we looking at? We don't know, we can't know. After generations of foreign, domestic, communist and pro-communist conditioning, including mass media agit prop and "higher education"; after generations of penetration, subversion, de-moralization, corruption and beguilement, the mainstreaming of Marxism continues on autopilot. That means freedom is "converging" with  tyranny, which means freedom is disappearing in tyranny, which must make this the best birthday for Karl Marx ever.

It was FDR who quite enthusiastically set our national course on such "convergence" with the socialist revolution known as the New Deal; we put him on a pedestal. FDR's Soviet-penetrated White House and policy shops then helped turned Allied armies into weapons of Communist expansion...

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Appearing on the Tucker Carlson Show, James Kallstrom called out the "conspiracy," the "Fifth Column" against Donald Trump and his presidency. By virtue of his professional experiences, the former assistant director of the FBI may be the perfect expert-witness to make such accusations credibly.

On paper, Kallstrom's 27 years at the FBI tell us he knows what he is talking about when he says it is unprecedented for the FBI to conduct no-knock, searching, and seizing raids without a criminal or national security predicate. It is important for Americans to learn through his institutional memory that throughout the extensive S&L investigations in the 1980s, for example, not a single law firm was raided ... and compare that to the horrifying raids on Michael Cohen's home, hotel and small law office -- for what? Documents related to an all too commonplace celebrity "nuisance settlement"?

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I can't say I share his optimism, but I am perfectly happy to be carried along by it. 

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