Tag Archives: Russia

Believe Me: He’s Lying

“Cohen is Weak” Yesterday, Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress. That really was a ‘cat among the pigeons’ moment. It has been noted that the timing of the court case was after Donald Trump had answered Special Counsel … Continue reading

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More “Fake News”?

Would I lie to you? “For the record, I have no financial interests in Saudi Arabia (or Russia, for that matter). Any suggestion that I have is just more FAKE NEWS (of which there is plenty)!” (from a recent Trump … Continue reading

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Stemming the Tide of History

Doctor Zhivago I read a paperback edition of this novel in the late 60’s after watching the David Lean movie of the same name. I couldn’t have taken every word in because, as I’m reading it again now, from a … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself

  Until the Lessons are Learned Yesterday, President Trump likened the Mueller Special Investigation into the Russian meddling in the 2016 Election to the Army-McCarthy hearings of the early 1950’s. On the CBC, when it reported this on The National, … Continue reading

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Impossible Mission: Regime Change

The Impossible Missions Force The term ‘black ops’ is more common now than when this television show premiered in 1966. And there seemed something ‘real’ about it, even though it was supposed to be a fantasy. Especially the opening sequence … Continue reading

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Helsinki Summit: No Punch & Judy Show

What Did You Expect, Really? Trump and Putin have met before in private, at least twice, to my recollection. And each time, no one else (except interpreters, I presume) were in attendance and we have been none the wiser about … Continue reading

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Malaysia Airlines MH17: did lightning strike twice?

It was bad enough that Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappeared over the South Indian Ocean, shrouded in mystery. Then, a few months later, another plane is shot down. What’s going on? The Event Malaysia Airline MH17   Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 … Continue reading

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