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Michael Flynn 'Guilty' Plea and the Entire 'Russia Collusion' Investigation is a Farce

Michael Flynn arrives at a U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., December 1, 2017.

Michael Flynn arrives at a U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., December 1, 2017.
Former Trump-administration national-security adviser Michael Flynn, who is reportedly cooperating with the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller, is pleading guilty in federal district court in Washington, D.C., to a one-count criminal information (which is filed by a prosecutor in cases when a defendant waives his right to be indicted by a grand jury).

Stop

Ridiculous! YouTube censors Christian videos because content describes and supports values of Russian Faith

Really YouTube?

Really YouTube?
Two weeks ago, I was summarily informed in a brief email from YouTube that our Russian Faith channel-on which we had spent hundreds of hours of hard work and which complements the Russian Faith website, which I own, had been 'terminated.' No reason was given other than a very general one which could mean anything.

Russian Faith is a new media project I started in September: a website, YouTube channel (now banned), Facebook, and Twitter - to cover Christian issues in general, and the huge story of the renaissance of Christianity in Russia.

This dramatic turn by both government and society in Russia is very important not just for Christians, but for the whole world, regardless of their religious views, because it has so many ramifications important to us Americans.

It should affect our foreign policy, and it contrasts with the hostility to Christian values in our own Western societies. It is a fact that Russia has emerged as the leading defender of world Christianity, and it is a disgrace that liberal forces in the US elites and the government are among Christianity's most hostile foes - both at home and abroad.

Comment: How symbolic that a website named Russian Faith has been so needlessly and egregiously attacked in this way. But it also fits the 'Big Picture'. And that 'Big Picture' is to drag down, demonize and undermine anything and anyone who would seek to have Russia succeed as a nation and as a people - on nearly every level - and in whatever way it can.

But here's the thing: Every time we see one of these attacks, more and more people get to see and know for themselves just how biased, irrational and pathological this impetus towards Russia's destabilization actually is.

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Bullseye

Why feminism wants to break up the family

Feminist propaganda
© HeatStreet
Like many isms before it (Communism, religions, cults), feminism seeks to dismantle the traditional family unit for its own gain. Why? To the ism, old loyalties are like bad habits interfering with an individual's ability to pledge unwavering allegiance. Isms want control, but families tend to put family members and their needs before the demands of the ism, reducing the ism's power and influence and therefore undermining its control.

Throughout history, the family has been "the ultimate and only consistently subversive organization... the enduring permanent enemy of all hierarchies, churches and ideologies," notes Ferdinand Mount, author of The Subversive Family.

Comment:
Children suffer without dad: "The father plays an important role"


USA

Joe Biden is Probably a Pedophile

Joe Biden pedophile
Joe Biden is a creepy, lecherous old man who uses his position of high public office to gain access to and inappropriately touch and 'smell' prepubescent girls and boys that he has only just met. He does this in public. None of us want to imagine what he does in private.

Biden provides an example of what 'leadership' in the Western world looks like. The moral dregs of humanity have somehow risen to the top and are setting the agenda for our collective future.

Heart

Assad visits Putin in Sochi, expresses heartfelt thanks to Russia for saving Syria

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© Sputnik/ Mikhail Klimentyev
Putin and Assad meet in Russia
President Assad of Syria has come unexpected to the Russian resort city of Sochi, where he is having high level talks with Russia's President Putin and with Russia's senior military leadership.

This is the second trip President Assad is known to have made to Russia since Russia intervened militarily in Syria in September 2015. The first trip came in late October 2015, shortly after the Russian military intervention began. Of course there may have been - and probably have been - other secret Assad trips to Russia, which have not been announced.

At the time of Assad's first trip to Moscow the situation in Syria remained very fraught. The Jihadi rebels still held eastern Aleppo and had effectively surrounded the rest of the city and were pressing on the remaining territories the Syrian government still controlled along the coast. Further east the whole of central and eastern Syria had fallen under the control of ISIS, which had recently captured Palmyra. The Syrian military was over-stretched and exhausted, and in urgent need of time and help to sort itself out.

In summary, President Assad came to Moscow in October 2015 a drowning man to whom the Russians had just thrown a lifeline.

The situation is totally transformed today.


Comment: President Assad's words to the participants of the military conference:
President of Russia Vladimir Putin and I have just held talks. I have conveyed to him, and on his behalf to the Russian people, our gratitude for Russia's efforts to save our country.

I would like to highlight the contribution of the Russian Armed Forces and the sacrifices they have made to achieve this goal. I was very glad to learn that you, those of you who were directly involved in the operation [in Syria] and who commanded the activities of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria will be present here today.

The operation barely started when I met with President Putin in Moscow two years ago. In the two years since then we can see the success that has been achieved thanks to cooperation between the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian Army. Nobody can deny this success in the fight against terrorism now. Thanks to your actions, as well as the actions of the Syrian Army and our allies, many Syrians have returned home.

Speaking on behalf of the Syrian people, I would like to express our gratitude for what you have accomplished. We will never forget this. Also, I would like to thank personally President Vladimir Putin, [Defence Minister] Sergei Shoigu and [Chief of the General Staff] Valery Gerasimov for their direct involvement in this operation.

Thank you very much.
What Putin and Russia did for Syria is by no exaggeration an act of true heroism. While the U.S. and NATO have brought nothing but chaos and destruction to the region, Russia has saved Syria from that fate. It's amazing that this fact is not widely recognized. Instead, Russia is demonized in the west. But that is okay. Heroes don't need praise. They just get the job done, and fight the monster of chaos.
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Alarm Clock

The transgender zealots are trying to destroy truth itself

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Most of these politically correct fads are just designed to wind us up and provoke us. For example, I now regret having wasted so much time trying to argue rationally about same-sex marriage. All the sexual revolutionaries wanted was an excuse to call me a bigot. They could then ignore everything I said, or tell lies about me, or both.

It was a tiny issue. In 2014, for example, in England and Wales, there were 247,372 heterosexual weddings, and 4,850 same-sex marriages. Already there are several hundred same-sex divorces each year.

Once the novelty has worn off, I suspect the numbers of same-sex unions will decrease, just as heterosexual ones are doing. The point - that the old ways are dead and gone - will have been made, and the campaigners will move on to something else.

I once thought the same about the transgender issue. But the idea that people are whatever sex they think they are is a terrifying weapon in the hands of modern Thought Police. Whatever you say, you cannot possibly be right about this.

Star of David

Rogue state: Declassified Israeli docs spell out 60-year-long strategy to ethnically cleanse Arabs

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Israel has released declassified documents from after the Six Day War which reveal the government's plans to starve Gaza and its controversial plans to deal with the Palestinians.

The declassified documents were released on the Israel State Archives on Thursday and include hundreds of pages of minutes from cabinet meetings between August and December 1967, soon after the Six Day War ended the previous June.

The Six Day War between Israel and its Arab neighbors ended with Israel capturing East Jerusalem and the West Bank from Jordan, the Gaza strip and Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, and the Golan Heights from Syria.

Comment: A fascinating insight into the barren, bleak landscape of the Israeli mind.


Snakes in Suits

ACTUAL international collusion: Nigel Farage exposes massive Soros network of MEPs spreading 'gender theory', open borders and russophobia (VIDEO)

George Soros
© Philippe Desmazes / AFP
George Soros
Picking up the anti-Soros torch from Hungarian leader Viktor Orban, UK politician Nigel Farage is seeking to investigate fellow EU MEPs who support the controversial vision of the wealthy financier. But are Orban and Farage's fears valid?

UK politician Nigel Farage, the prominent face of Brexit, is now concerned about Europe's destiny. Addressing the EU Parliament this week, Farage provided some thoughtful ideas as to the source of the claims that Russia had somehow manipulated the Brexit vote, as well as the Trump election.

"Just last week, the electoral commission, in the UK, launched an investigation to find out whether the 'Leave' campaign took offshore money or Russian money," Farage said.

Comment: That's right there is the real collusion that is "undermining the fabric of Western civilization," not Putin's Russia.

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Gold Seal

Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan: 'Why is the US elite so afraid of RT?'

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© Vasily Maximov/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images
People walk across Moscow’s Red Square, with the Kremlin's Spasskaya (Saviour) Tower (right) and St. Basil's Cathedral (left)
It started as a whisper, now it's a scream. David Kramer's Op-Ed is just the latest jab thrown in a seemingly endless anti-RT barrage in certain sections of the US media and body politic.

This has manifested itself in various forms, from John Kerry dubbing RT a "propaganda bullhorn" to Andrew Lack, briefly CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), throwing the network in with ISIS as a "challenge" to the US because he was bothered by our particular "point of view," to a stream of less-than-rigorous publications simply inventing facts about the channel.

A few days ago in The Washington Post, Kramer, of John McCain's eponymous Institute for International Leadership, launched into a tirade of anti-Russia vitriol. He reserved particular contempt for RT, extolling the virtues of freezing its assets. Ostensibly, this would punish Moscow for two court rulings "involving the multibillion-dollar Yukos oil company." Two birds, one stone.

Comment: Bonus feature, courtesy of The Saker, where you can find a complete transcript: Margarita's one-hour interview on Russian TV about the US attacks against RT:

Margarita Simonyan. The Right to Know! Part I от rutube_account_973191 на Rutube.
Margarita Simonyan. The Right to Know! Part II от rutube_account_973191 на Rutube.


Gold Seal

James Bovard: Trump's liberal critics are increasingly unhinged, authoritarian

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Last week's anniversary of Trump's election sparked widespread teeth-gnashing by the nation's pundits. Trump is supposedly the gravest threat to American democracy since the secession of the Confederacy. His presidency, probably, continues to be a boon for antidepressant sales across the land.

New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg, in a column last week headlined "Anniversary of the Apocalypse," lamented the "terror-struck and vertiginous days" after Trump's win and the ongoing "metaphysical whiplash" and "hideous interregnum," which leaves her "poleaxed by grief at the destruction of our civic inheritance." Professor Henry Giroux of McMaster University frothed that Trump's "ascendancy in American politics has made visible a culture of cruelty, a contempt for civic literacy, a corrupt mode of governance and a disdain for informed judgment that has been decades in the making."

It is understandable that folks would be riled by Trump's bluster about revoking the broadcast licenses of his critics or calling for the firing of protesting football players. His administration's rhetoric on trade and the drug war threaten to revive moronic policies that should have been banished forever by perennial failures. But while Trump poses plenty of constitutional perils, many of his opponents are even more authoritarian.