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Oh, Look. It’s Flipper

So the New York Times is reporting that one of Michael Cohen’s most important business partners, Evgeny A. Freidman, has agreed to cooperate with Robert Mueller. In other words, he’s flipped. What does that mean? It means that the man who probably knows more about where Cohen left the straight and narrow is now testifying…

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Russian Spokeswoman Says Dead People Just Resting

Okay, well, that title is actually an over-statement. But, one hopes that readers will recall the Monty Python skit where the pet shop owner assures his customers that the stuffed parrot isn’t dead… merely resting. The serious issue, though, is that last month a number of lightly armed Russian mercenaries attacked an American position in…

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No, Russians Really Attacked Us

Once again, the Trumpian Right gets straight A’s for pure, unadulterated, and almost magical stupidity. In February, a group of Russian mercenaries attacked an American base in Syria …and were almost wiped out. The Russians went in with automatic rifles, the Americans replied with artillery and air strikes. That much is known. It’s a fact.…

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An Honest Whore, A Dishonest President

Okay, here’s the complicated story, in case you haven’t been following it. Anastasia Vashukevich is a Belarusian woman who, it appears, works as a very high-class escort…or, if you prefer, maybe “sex worker” is the term we should use. In any case, she has connections with Oleg V. Deripaska, a powerful Russian oligarch. Deripaska, in…

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Mueller indicts Russians for interfering in elections

Okay, everyone, shit just got real… According to multiple sources, Robert Mueller and the DOJ just charged thirteen Russians with interfering in the US election to help elect der Drumpf. According to the Guardian, “Mueller’s office said 13 Russians and three Russian entities, including the notorious state-backed “troll farm” the Internet Research Agency, had been…

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