By Paul Craig Roberts | IPE | August 13, 2018

Robert Mueller is supposed to be investigating Russiagate, which has been shown to be a hoax concocted by former CIA director John Brennan, former FBI director James Comey, and current deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. As Russiagate is a hoax, Mueller has not been able to produce a shred of evidence of the alleged Trump/Putin plot to hack Hillary’s emails and influence the last presidential election.

With his investigation unable to produce any evidence of the alleged Russiagate, Mueller concluded that he had to direct attention away from the failed hoax by bringing some sort of case against someone, knowing that the incompetent and corrupt US media and insouciant public would assume that the case had something to do with Russiagate.

Mueller chose Paul Manafort as a target, hoping that faced with fighting false charges, Manafort would make a deal and make up some lies about Trump and Putin in exchange for the case against him being dropped. But Manafort stood his ground, forcing Mueller to go forward with a false case.

Manafort’s career is involved with Republican political campaigns. He is charged with such crimes as paying for NY Yankee baseball tickets with offshore funds not declared to tax authorities and with attempting to get bank loans on the basis of misrepresentation of his financial condition. In the prosecutors’ case, Manafort doesn’t have to have succeeded in getting a loan based on financial misrepresentation, only to be guilty of trying. Two of the people testifying against him have been paid off with dropped charges.

Mueller’s investigation is restricted to Russiagate. In other words, Mueller has no mandate to investigate or bring charges unrelated to Russiagate. In my opinion, Mueller gets away with this only because the deputy Attorney General is in on the Russiagate plot against Trump. Mueller and Rosenstein know that they can count on the presstitutes to continue to deceive the public by presenting the Manafort trial as part of Russiagate.

The trial judge has twice criticized the prosecutors, asking them on one occasion if they had any evidence of successful fraud. In other words, the judge can tell the difference between actual fraud and a failed attempt at fraud, a distinction the prosecutors don’t want the jury to consider.

However, prosecutors can frame a judge, just as they are trying to frame the presidents of the United States and Russia. Realizing that, the judge backed off.

What the Manafort trial should tell you is how utterly and totally corrupt the United States is. In my opinion there is nowhere an organization as corrupt as the US Dept of Justice (sic).

That Russiagate continues on its corrupt course should tell you how powerless President Trump is. Trump cannot even influence his own Department of Justice, which is doing its best to destroy him.


Contributed by Paul Craig Roberts of Institute for Political Economy


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By Jake Johnson | Common Dreams | August 13, 2018

During a closed-door and off-the-record meeting last week, top Facebook executive Campbell Brown reportedly warned news publishers that refusal to cooperate with the tech behemoth’s efforts to “revitalize journalism” will leave media outlets dying “like in a hospice.”

Reported first by The Australian under a headline which read “Work With Facebook or Die: Zuckerberg,” the social media giant has insisted the comments were taken out of context, even as five individuals who attended the four-hour meeting corroborated what Brown had stated.

“Mark doesn’t care about publishers but is giving me a lot of leeway and concessions to make these changes,” Brown reportedly said, referring to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “We will help you revitalize journalism… in a few years the reverse looks like I’ll be holding hands with your dying business like in a hospice.”

As The Guardian reported on Monday, Facebook is “vehemently” denying the veracity of the comments as reported by The Australian, referring to its own transcript of the meeting. However, Facebook is refusing to release its transcript and tape of the gathering.

Brown’s warning about the dire prospects for news outlets that don’t get on board with a future in which corporate giants like Facebook are the arbiters of what is and isn’t trustworthy news comes as progressives are raising alarm that Facebook’s entrance into the world of journalism poses a major threat to non-corporate and left-wing news outlets.

As Common Dreams reported in July, progressives’ fears were partly confirmed after Facebook unveiled its first slate of news “segments” as part of its Facebook Watch initiative.

While Facebook claims its initiative is part of an effort to combat “misinformation,” its first series of segments were dominated by such corporate outlets as Fox News and CNN.

Reacting to Brown’s reported assertion that Zuckerberg “doesn’t care about publishers,” Judd Legum, who writes the Popular Information newsletter,argued, “Anyone who does care about news needs to understand Facebook as a fundamental threat.”

“In addition to disputed quote, there are also Facebook’s actions, which are fully consistent with the quote,” Legum added. “We desperately need to develop alternative delivery mechanisms to Facebook.”


Contributed by Jake Johnson of CommonDreams.org

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America Uncensored | August 14, 2018

While “Patriots” are busy celebrating the firing of Peter Strzok, Trump busy with his war on fake news, Alex Jones busy fighting censorship, and hopeless idiots busy jumping out of moving cars, liberals are out right declaring war. Doing everything to make their dream a reality, going as far as turning suspected terrorists loose.

New Mexico Liberal Judge Sarah Backus has set the five muslim extremists, running the N.M. compound, free. With only a signature bond! As being reported by KOB 4 Albuquerque.

Despite prosecutors evidence of a dead child, child abuse and training children to become school shooters, Judge Backus rules that these men are not a danger to society.

State prosecutors’ motion to detain five adults arrested after a raid in northern New Mexico earlier this month was denied by a judge on Monday.

Judge Sarah Backus made the determination, saying the state failed to meet the burder of showing the suspects were a danger to the community following several hours of testimony and evidence being presented by prosecutors. Siraj Wahhaj, Hujrah Wahhaj, Lucas Morton, Jany Leveille and Subhannah Wahhaj each face 11 counts of child abuse, after 11 children were found living in deplorable conditions at the site. –KOB4

In case you are wondering, YES, this just happened!




While everyone is cheering the FBI for firing one traitor, the rest of them are aiding in plots against America. With the help of judges and lawyers. The raid on this New Mexico compound was not supposed to happen, so it seems.

President Trump should be tweeting up a storm about this. Every last news agency should be all over it. This should be the reason for school walkouts, but we aren’t hearing much from David Hogg about it.

Meanwhile some are doing what they can, fighting through the censorship to get the word out.

And some are getting right to the point.

It’s a sad time in America when everyday tax paying American citizens could be detained for using straws, but radical jihadists are set free.


Contributed by LP of AmericaUncensored.net


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By Tim Brown | Freedom Outpost | August 13, 2018

With a growing number of Muslims running for political office every year and considering that the ideology of Islam is diametrically opposed to the foundations of the united States of America, any thinking person would be rightly concerned about any follower of Muhammad having any position of authority in our society.  This is the case with investigative journalist Laura Loomer, whose Facebook page was removed simply because she questioned a congressional candidate for Congress from Minnesota who just so happened to be a Muslim.

The unpublishing of her page took place less than 24 hours after Loomer posted a video of her being assaulted by Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian Muslim, a soon-to-be congresswoman as she was asking her questions at a political rally on Saturday for another Minnesota Muslim candidate, Ilhan Omar.  You may recall the report on Omar about her lying under oath in the divorce of her brother.

Here’s the video of the assault.

You can see Tlaib attempts to grab Loomer’s camera.  Both women are tied to terror organizations.  Both have expressed hatred for Jews and are campaigning alongside for profit, lying Linda Sarsour & designated terror group Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

Voice of Europe reported:

After she posted the video on her Facebook page she was alerted that Facebook had removed her video stating that it doesn’t follow the Facebook Community Standards. Shortly after, and less than 24 hours from her posting the video, they Unpublished her Facebook page for as they said ‘repeatedly posting things that don’t comply with the Facebook Terms.’





We all know what that means, Facebook didn’t like Muslim supremacists being exposed for what they are.  It had nothing to do with their community standards or their terms of service.

On her main page, one of the admins posted, “admins are able to post on this page now. This page was also temporarily unpublished too. Censorship on Fb is alive and well!”

Laura's personal account has been banned for 30 days. Only her page admins are able to post on this page now. This page was also temporarily unpublished too. Censorship on Fb is alive and well!

Posted by Laura Loomer on Sunday, August 12, 2018

This isn’t the first time that Loomer has been assaulted by those in or seeking political office.

In June, Loomer was assaulted by Repl. Maxine Waters (D-CA) as she attempted to question her about inciting mobs to “push back” against Trump cabinet members in public.

She later filed a police report and said she would be seeking to press charges against Waters.

This is just more evidence of the judgment of God, not because of some bad theology in which some Christians have been misled about the geo-political state of Israel, but because those same Christians have failed to be salt and light here in our own country and expose the darkness for what it is, including Islam.  They have failed to repent and turn back to the true God and seek His mercy and heal our land.  Thus, God is bringing all the curses He promised to bring upon a disobedient people, and this is one of them.

“The Lord will open to you his good treasury, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. And you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.  And the LORD will make you the head and not the tail, and you shall only go up and not down, if you obey the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you today, being careful to do them,… But if you will not obey the voice of the Lord your God or be careful to do all his commandments and his statutes that I command you today, then all these curses shall come upon you and overtake you…. The sojourner who is among you shall rise higher and higher above you, and you shall come down lower and lower. He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him. He shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.” -Deuteronomy 28:12-13; 15; 43-44

It’s going to get a lot worse, if Americans don’t repent and don’t stand up against the enemies within.

Loomer is one that is taking the fight to the opposition.  Just take a look at some of her past work and support her if you are able.

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Posted by Laura Loomer on Tuesday, July 17, 2018


Contributed by Tim Brown of FreedomOutpost.com

Tim Brown is an author and Editor at FreedomOutpost.com, SonsOfLibertyMedia.com, GunsInTheNews.com and TheWashingtonStandard.com. He is husband to his “more precious than rubies” wife, father of 10 “mighty arrows”, jack of all trades, Christian and lover of liberty. He resides in the U.S. occupied Great State of South Carolina. . Follow Tim on Twitter. Also check him out on Gab and Steemit


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By Ron Paul | RPI | August 13, 2013

Are President Trump’s senior cabinet members working against him? It’s hard not to conclude that many of the more hawkish neocons that Trump has (mistakenly, in my view) appointed to top jobs are actively working to undermine the president’s stated agenda. Especially when it seems Trump is trying to seek dialogue with countries the neocons see as adversaries needing to be regime-changed.

Remember just as President Trump was organizing an historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-Un, his National Security Advisor, John Bolton, nearly blew the whole thing up by making repeated references to the “Libya model” and how it should be applied to North Korea. As if Kim would jump at the chance to be bombed, overthrown, and murdered at the hands of a US-backed mob!




It seems that Trump’s appointees are again working at cross-purposes to him. Last week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that he was invoking a 1991 US law against the use of chemical weapons to announce yet another round of sanctions on Russia over what he claims is Putin’s involvement in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK.

The alleged poisoning took place in March and only now did the State Department make its determination that Russia was behind it and thus subject to the 1991 sanction law. Was there new information that came to light that pointed to Russian involvement? According to a State Department briefing there was none. The State Department just decided to take the British government’s word for it.

Where do we get authority to prosecute Russia for an alleged crime committed in the UK, by the way?

President Trump’s own Administration is forcing him to accept the State Department determination and agree to sanctions that may well include, according to the 1991 law, a complete break of diplomatic relations with Russia. This would be a de facto declaration of war. Over unproven allegations.

Trump has authority to reject the imposition of new sanctions, but with his Democrat opponents continuing to charge that he is in league with the Russian president, how could he waive sanctions just before the November US Congressional elections? That would be a windfall for the Democrats seeking to take control of the House and Senate.

The only way Russia could avoid the second, most extreme round of these sanctions in November is to promise not to use chemical weapons again and open its doors to international inspections. What government would accept such a demand when no proof has been presented that they used chemical weapons in the first place?

Certainly it is possible that President Trump is fully aware of the maneuverings of Bolton and Pompeo and that he approves. Perhaps he likes to play “good cop, bad cop” with the rest of the world, at the same time making peace overtures while imposing sanctions and threatening war. But it certainly looks like some of his cabinet members are getting the best of him.

If President Trump is to be taken at his word, that he welcomes dialogue “without pre-conditions” with leaders of Russia, North Korea, Iran, and elsewhere, he would be wise to reconsider those in his employ who are undermining him every step of the way. Otherwise, it is hard to believe the president is sincere. Let’s hope he does choose dialogue over conflict and clips the wings of those under him attempting to push him in the other direction.


Contributed by Ron Paul of Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity.

Dr. Ron Paul is an American physician, author, and former politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district, which includes Galveston, from 1997 to 2013 as well as the 22nd congressional district for special term between 1976 and 1977, when he lost reelection in 1978, and for 3 later terms, from 1979 to 1985. On three occasions, he sought the presidency of the United States: as the Libertarian Party candidate in 1988 and as a candidate in the Republican primaries in 2008 and 2012. Paul is best known for his libertarian views and is a critic of American foreign, domestic, and monetary policies, including the military–industrial complex, the War on Drugs, and the Federal Reserve.


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