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Russians Mock, Ridicule Charge They Helped Trump Win

January 8, 2017 - 10:26am
Russians Mock, Ridicule Charge They Helped Trump Win

If the US "intelligence services" were worried about Russian trolls, a phrase appearing 6 times in the joint report which concluded - without presenting any evidence - that Russia’s "undermine public faith in the US democratic process, denigrated Secretary Clinton, and harmed her electability and potential presidency" and that the "Russian Government developed a clear preference for President-elect Trump", it may have an entire nation of trolls at its hands now.

Is The Deep State At War... With Itself?

December 14, 2016 - 12:22am
Is The Deep State At War... With Itself?

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog,
This is a blatantly politicized "report" that is not supported by any evidence, nor is it supported by the other 16 intelligence agencies.
The recent pronouncement by the C.I.A. that Russian hackers intervened in the U.S. presidential election doesn't pass the sniff test--on multiple levels. Let's consider the story on the most basic levels.
1. If the report is so "secret," why is it dominating the news flow?
2. Why was the "secret report" released now?

Almost Two Thirds of Americans Don't Know that Torture Makes Us LESS SAFE

April 2, 2016 - 2:49am

A new Reuters/Ipsos poll poll shows that 63% of Americans - 82% of Republicans and 53% of Democrats - believe torture of suspected terrorists is "often" or "sometimes" justified to gather information. While it would be nice to beat the crap out of some bad guys to get them spill the beans - and prevent more terrorism - the truth is that torture DECREASES the amount of information we'll get and actually INCREASES terrorism. We've Known for Over 2,000 Years that Torture Produces FALSE Confessions We've known since ancient Rome that torture doesn’t work: