It’s Getting Scarier

It’s Getting Scarier:

Economic sanctions, relentless propaganda, meddling in Ukraine, and now a presidential election in which the demonization of Russia has become the central issue of the campaign – all this is building toward a climax that could turn deadly at a moment’s notice.

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Against Neo-McCarthyism

Against Neo-McCarthyism:

In their zeal to prevent Donald Trump from becoming president… representative voices of the liberal establishment have joined with the forces of neoconservatism to engage in what can only be described as McCarthyist rhetoric.

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Trumputin! And the DNC Leak(s)

Trumputin! And the DNC Leak(s):

Is anti-Trump hysteria just part of the electoral race to the bottom, the need to make him appear even less attractive than Hillary?

Or is it… something more?

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The Hunt for Red Trump-tober

The Hunt for Red Trump-tober:

This election is rapidly turning into one of those unintentionally campy anti-Communist movies from the 1950s… The Clinton campaign and their neocon fellow-travelers, lacking the capacity for embarrassment, have no problem with plainly enunciating their McCarthyite theme….

Like all crackpot theories, the Clintonista version of None Dare Call It Treason imbues the Russians with nearly supernatural powers: it’s Alex Jones for blue-staters.

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Turkey arrests pilots who shot down Russian bomber; linked to failed coup

(From UPI) By Allen Cone Two Turkish military pilots who shot down a Russian Su-24M bomber over Syria have been arrested in connection with the failed coup last week, the country’s justice minister said Tuesday. “The pilots that downed the… Read More ›
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Russia’s ‘Greater Eurasia’ plan gets Brexit boost

MOSCOW–The Kremlin has been careful to dismiss claims that Britain’s vote to leave the European Union came as a development largely beneficial for Russia. Yet despite the official denials, the upcoming European disorder sparked by the UK leaving the EU… Read More ›
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Putin Conspiracies, Obama “Nonintervention” Blamed for Brexit

Putin Conspiracies, Obama “Nonintervention” Blamed for Brexit:

Per usual, the more cynical writers and pundits – no matter how contrived the task would be – would take the opportunity to take a story about a nationalistic British response to a pro-austerity EU, and make it about Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin.

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