Tag Archives: Russian meddling

Spam, Spam, Spam and Spam

The quote from Monty Python’s “And Now For Something Completely Different” is so apt these days, even here on WordPress. On a good day, I might get one or two totally unconnected comments (as in, unconnected to the subject mater … Continue reading

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John le CarrĂ©’s Last Novel, Published Before His Death

Agent Running in the Field (2019) I love a good spy novel, I must admit. And le CarrĂ©‘s brand of convoluted tale is the best, in my opinion. But, as always, I wonder about the naming of said stories. Agent-Running … Continue reading

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“They Just Want(ed) to Make the World a Better Place…”

CNN Special Report: Inside the QAnon Conspiracy I watched the repeat of this program on CNN last night. It makes for uncomfortable viewing, mainly because one of my children absolutely fell for the QAnon Conspiracy, hook, line and sinker. Q … Continue reading

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I Knew There Must Have Been More to This…

Scandal (1989) At the time of the Profumo Affair, as it is known, the idea that a ‘call girl’ could be sleeping with a government minister under Harold Macmillan and associating with a Soviet consular official at the same time … Continue reading

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Don’t Trust Political Memes on Facebook

Fake News 2015 I have a good memory, but I didn’t have access to People Magazine in 1998, as I was living in the U.K. But I do remember this meme making the rounds in 2015. It’s fake! According to … Continue reading

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