The CIA’s Long List of Failures

The CIA has such a lousy record that the country might be better without it. Let me run through just a few of the examples I know about from years of reporting in the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. My all-time favorite happened in Lebanon. The pro-Iranian group Hezbollah identified numerous CIA operatives … Continue reading The CIA’s Long List of Failures

Shrinks present latest plot to remove Trump from office

By John Ruberry "But... but maybe he's only a little crazy like painters or composers or... or some of those men in Washington." Julian Shellhammer, Macy's toy department head in Miracle on 34th Street. "On 24 March 1943, P├Ąts was sent to forced treatment in psychoneurotic hospitals first in Kazan, then in Chistopol in Tatar … Continue reading Shrinks present latest plot to remove Trump from office

Russia provides the Perfect Antifa Nazi/White Supremacist Analogy

From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent. Winston Churchill March 5th 1946 (photo via the Historical times) There still seem to be some including in media, who can't seem grasp the concept that despite their name, their proclaimed opposition to Nazis and their violent … Continue reading Russia provides the Perfect Antifa Nazi/White Supremacist Analogy

Hey Walmart / Amazon / eBay (& CNN) what about this stuff

All over TV today we saw Walmart declaring they were pulling the confederate flag because it was a symbol of hate, slavery and many were offended by it. eBay, Sears, and Amazon quickly followed suit in pulling items with the rebel battle flag. Now while no honest person will deny what the Reb flag meant … Continue reading Hey Walmart / Amazon / eBay (& CNN) what about this stuff