The Mechanics Of Donald Trump And Vladimir Putin’s Disinformation Operations

photo of well known graffiti of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump kissing on wall of business in Vilnius, Lithuania

by Kseniya Kirillova While analyzing all that is happening today in the United States, I’ve often noticed the striking similarity between the behavior and propaganda of President Trump with his entourage and President Putin’s Russia. The similarities are so obvious that sometimes it seems that Trump and his team’s methodologies were written in Moscow. Renown Russian opposition politician and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov recently last year the typical game plan that an autocratic leader follows when he gets caught “red-handed.” This is what it looks like: Deny, lie, slander. Claim that it was a misunderstanding.…

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Ongoing Fallout From Trump’s Press Conference And Helsinki Summit With Putin

by Richard Cameron Helsinki Summit – A Disaster and a bigly clean up job Donald Trump, after approximately 24 hours of furious reactions to his abominable actions in Helsinki, relented to administration political advisors and agreed to stage what amounted to a transparently insincere damage control dog and pony show. What caused the firestorm to begin with?  Let’s put those on the table first, so we can examine the validity of Trump’s gainsaying of his behavior on foreign soil. Trump’s statements at the post private meeting press conference were standard…

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Obstruction Of Justice Hovers In The Background – The Mueller Investigation Proceeds

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By Lynda Work                     “Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have known better, the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most, that has made it possible for evil to triumph.” Haile Selassie   In the midst of President Richard Nixon’s bid for re-election in 1972, associates of his campaign team broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C. in order to plant listening…

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Comey’s Testimony – A “Nothing Burger”? Possibly, But The Secret Sauce Might Have A Kick

by Oletta Branstiter In spite of his leaked opening statement a day before the proceedings that could be described as wholly benign, former FBI Director James Comey came out swinging this morning as he addressed the Congressional assembly. In his opening monolog, Comey admitted: “it confused me when I saw on television the president saying that he actually fired me because of the Russia investigation and learned, again, from the media that he was telling, privately, other parties that my firing had relieved great pressure on the Russia investigation. I was also…

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The Brain Science Of Political Deception In The 2016 Election – Facts Vs Emotions

Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President. How did Donald Trump win, when he used so many misleading statements and outright deception? Couldn’t people see through them? As an expert in brain science, I want to share why his followers fell for his lies and what can be done to address this situation in the future. First, let’s get the facts straight. Politifact.com, a well-known non-partisan website, rates only about 4 percent of statements by Trump as fully “True” and over 50 percent as either completely “False”…

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To Russia With Love: Deciphering Trump’s Tweetheart Messages

By Janice Barlow I began storing up some of President Trump’s tweets before he became president. Unlike President Obama, the only other president who tweeted as president, (since Twitter was born in 2006), Trump was able to maintain his private Twitter account, @realdonaldtrump, in addition to the standard and secure, @POTUS account assigned when a president takes office.  The reasons that Trump was allowed to keep it and not close it down while serving as POTUS are unknown. Obama tweeted his final tweets in a humble manner from the @POTUS account. George…

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Profiles In Corruption – President Trump’s Firing Of FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr.

by Richard Cameron The premise behind the firing of FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr. yesterday, is being met with the derision and skepticism it deserves in most political circles outside the steadfast Trump Defense Industrial Complex, i.e., Fox News, Breitbart, Info Wars, etc. There are so many facets to this remarkable event, but let’s start with the stated premise behind the firing, because it is the most absurd and dubious on its face. The White House and the Justice Department packaged the rationale of the Comey firing by relying…

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President Trump Fires FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr.

Former FBI director, James Comey

by Richard Cameron WASHINGTON, D.C. Less than an hour ago, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced the dismissal of FBI Director James B.Comey,Jr.  Memos released from the Justice Department indicate that the firing of Comey was recommended to the President by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and newly sworn in Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein.  Spicer said that the president informed Comey personally that he has been “terminated and removed from office.” Here is a copy of the letter in a tweet posted by Peter Alexander: BREAKING: Full letter from…

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