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NewsReal: Treason, Really? Trump-Putin Summit Enrages The War Party

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We knew it was going to provoke those vested in isolating Russia and keeping the US president on a leash, but we didn't know it would set off such a firestorm. Trump's brief meeting with Putin last Monday should really just be a footnote to the fact that trade, security, and diplomatic relations between the two countries are at an all-time low. Instead, the 'Washington Consensus' reacted as if the whole world had been turned upside-down!

This week on NewsReal with Joe and Niall, we're discussing the fallout and trying to understand why certain people consider a meeting between the world's largest nuclear powers as 'treason'.


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Grand Deception: The American Deep State's Role in 1990s Raid on Russia

The following article is part 4 in a six-part series on Russia's transition from communism to capitalism during the 1990s. Links to previous posts: introduction, part 1, part 2, part 3. It is an excerpt from Chapter 3 of my book, Grand Deception: the Truth About Bill Browder, the Magnitsky Act, and Anti-Russia Sanctions. The book's previous incarnation was banned last summer by some of the same actors we'll be discussing today. This post should prove relevant today, in light of hysterical rebukes of President Trump's recent summit with his Russian counter part in Finland, particularly regarding the role and trustworthiness of the so-called "intelligence community."
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Boris Yeltsin and Mikhail Gorbachev
Now, why does the west applaud Gorbachev and Yeltsin? Do you think that the West wants Soviet people to live in luxury, be well fed? Not remotely! The West wants the Soviet Union to break up. Gorbachev and Yeltsin get a pat on the back because the West thinks they are destroying the country. - Alexander Zinoviev, March 1990 on French TV channel Antenne 2 during a debate with Boris Yeltsin
Western commentators usually focus on the period from 1991 to 2000 and blame the administration of Bill Clinton for mismanaging their aid to Russia. However, blaming the Clinton administration is a bit like reading a book from the middle rather than from the beginning. To understand the U.S. government's role in the Russian tragedy, we have to go at least ten years back, to the beginnings of the administration of President Ronald Reagan. We must also distinguish between the legitimate U.S. government, and an illegal, parallel structure of power operating within it. For a long time, this "secret government" could not be discussed in polite society because its existence was deemed a wild conspiracy theory.

But that all changed in the fall of 1986 when an American supply plane got shot down over Nicaragua and Reagan's illegal arm sales to Iran became exposed. These events brought to light the "Iran-Contra" affair. A full congressional investigation was launched and its proceedings revealed the existence of a parallel power structure operating unlawfully within legitimate government structure. For the first time, the actions of this network, also referred to as shadow government, deep state or the Enterprise, came out on record and could no longer be dismissed as mere conspiracy theory.

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The US Military, Deep State and American Innocence

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While only 11% of Americans trust Congress, a whopping 74% have a "great deal or quite a lot of" trust in the military, which also vastly outperforms newspapers (23%) and even the US Supreme Court (37%). Similarly, the CIA and the FBI get an "excellent" rating from 58% of Americans. While reverence for the military is quite common all over the world - perhaps related to evolutionary fear - it behooves us to be a bit more critical and objective. Like the Old Testament characters who never asked Moses for evidence regarding the burning bush, Americans blindly accept all verdicts from the intelligence agencies. The rise of the colossal military and the "Deep State" are new phenomenons in American history, and a dispassionate scrutiny underscores the need for more vigilance on our part.

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The Truth Perspective: An Introduction to Jordan Peterson's Maps of Meaning: Explaining Evil and Transforming Chaos

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In 1999, Jordan Peterson published his first book, Maps of Meaning. The central question he set out to answer was this: "how did evil - particularly group-fostered evil - come to play its role in the world?" Now, nearly twenty years later and given Peterson's newfound popularity, the book has started selling again, especially given that he just released an audiobook version.

Today on the Truth Perspective, we will take a look at the basic ideas Peterson introduces and their connections with other works and theories, like Lobaczewski's ponerology and Dabrowski's theory of positive disintegration.

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Who Are The Real Traitors in The USA Today?

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After the Helsinki Summit, and standing beside Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump said the following words loud and clear for all the world: "I would rather take a political risk in pursuit of peace than to risk peace in pursuit of politics." And that he did. The fall-out has been enormous among the 'elite class' - from calls for military coups to denunciations of treason.

In fact, here is former CIA Director John Brennan on the Helsinki summit: "Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold of 'high crimes & misdemeanors.' It was nothing short of treasonous." Most Democrats agreed.

A recent poll of 1,011 registered voters found that 71 percent of Republicans don't give a hoot about the hysteria surrounding the 'Helsinki summit' and still support Trump's relationship with Russia, and close to 70 percent actually approve of Trump's handling of the Summit. In fact, the number of Republicans who believe that Russia is an ally has actually risen from 22 percent in 2014 to 40 percent in July of 2018, right before the Summit. Even more interesting is a recent bipartisan gallup poll showed that a majority of Americans of any political stripe do not even rank the "Russia collusion" nonsense among the top problems facing the US!

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Putin And Trump Working Towards Peace is NOT 'Treason' - It's a Return to Reality

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Not since the days of McCarthyism have we seen the US media push the anti-Russia narrative like it does today. This time, however, they're even accusing their president - who legitimately won the election - of 'siding with the enemy'. We expected the CIA-controlled press and like-minded types to go on the attack over the Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki, but the manner in which they went into frenzied meltdown mode is astonishing.

Every lie about Russia over the last few years has recently resurfaced and been repeated ad nauseam. Official bodies representing both the left and the right have joined together to attack Trump from all sides. Mass hysteria has gripped the US - at least, it has gripped a portion of Americans, and they appear to have completely lost their grip on reality.

Anyone whose brain hasn't been turned to mush by the endless lies pumped out by the 'deep state' or 'permanent government' naturally wonders: how can a meeting between the leaders of two powerful countries be perceived as a 'Treason Summit'? Russia-US summits have happened before - including in the recent past - and there was no problem. Why is a president who actually did something to improve US-Russia relations someone who should be impeached? Why is the potential for nuclear war preferred over dialogue?

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The Health & Wellness Show: Wireless Technology: 5G is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

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WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G and soon 5G - we are living in a time of complete saturation of wireless signals. We're literally bathed in these frequencies 24 hours a day, from cradle to grave. But is this exposure safe? Official government bodies say yes, it's perfectly safe, and they back these assurances with seemingly solid scientific studies. This perspective is widely propagated and anyone raising concerns about wireless exposures is usually dismissed as a nutcase. But what if the very standard of measurement used in these studies is completely wrong?

On this episode we're joined by Scottie of scottiestech.info who has gone through the scientific research to get to the bottom of the question: What the heck is this technology doing to us? It turns out there is a great deal of research showing the harmful effects of wireless exposure that goes well beyond the red herrings used in studies "proving" its safety.

Join us on this episode as Scottie helps break down the complexity of the subject to help us make informed decisions about wireless exposure.

And stay tuned for Zoya's Pet Health Segment where she discusses how humans from different cultures anthropomorphize different animals to represent the same human traits.

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What The Left's New Poster Child For Victimhood Is Really About - And It's Not Immigration

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Ever since pictures surfaced of children being held at immigration detention centers, the mainstream media, social media, celebrities and world leaders have had harsh words and condemnation. To say Trump and his administration have experienced a firestorm of criticism may be an understatement. Actor Peter Fonda recently deleted his tweet where he said he wanted to 'rip Barron Trump from his mother' and put him in a 'cage with pedophiles'. Meanwhile, north of the border, a member of the Liberal party called Trump supporter's subhuman and said they should be rounded up and have their children taken away from them. British PM Theresa May said:
"On the very important issue that he's raised, of what we have seen in the United States, the pictures of children being held in what appear to be cages are deeply disturbing. This is wrong. This is not something we agree with. This is not the United Kingdom's approach."
Meanwhile, the UK has its fair share of deplorable conditions and treatments of immigrants and asylum seekers which sees people held for indefinite periods of time in what essentially amounts to prisons, before anything is done about it. And let's not forget that the UK also separates children. As for the rest of the world? Well, Canada is not exactly the most liberal when it comes to detaining families and/or separating children. Same goes for Australia and Germany. The blatant hypocrisy is even more apparent seeing as Western countries in particular are often the cause of refugee crises to begin with, fomenting destabilization and regime change across the Middle East and around the world.

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Immigration, Crime and Propaganda

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In my previous article on the topic of immigration, I wrote that one of "the destructive consequences of non-integrated mass migration is a rise in crime."

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Migration is the top concern for EU citizens
I naively believed that the connection between migration and crime was obvious. However, after publishing the article, I researched the topic further and realized that, as usual, things are way more complex, and more interesting, than they seem.

In the present article we will try to understand the connections, if any, between migration and crime. To do so, we will go through a series of charts, we will interpret them and, more importantly, we will see how those data are often cherry-picked and twisted to serve extremist ideological discourses.

First, let's have a look at how migration is perceived. In Europe, immigration has clearly become the most important source of concern among most citizens - it ranks higher than terrorism or unemployment.

Whether this concern is justified doesn't really matter at this point because it reveals an important point: a majority of European people are really concerned about immigration into their countries, i.e. there is an emotional load. And we know that heightened emotional states constitute a very fertile ground for hystericization, black-and-white thinking and extremist ideologies.

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Joe Quinn on Sputnik: 'Deep State Wants Trump to Acknowledge Russian Collusion, Thus Undermine His Own Presidency'

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Commenting on the arrest of Maria Butina on charges that she was an agent of the Russian government, the Russian ambassador to the US accused American intelligence agencies of "hunting" Russians abroad. Speaking to Sputnik, political commentator Joe Quinn explained why Butina's alleged activities may have touched a nerve among the US deep state.


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Sputnik: Maria Butina's lawyer has called the charges against her a misuse of law. How justified are the charges, in your view?

Joe Quinn: Butina is effectively a lobbyist for her 'right to bear arms' organization in Russia, and also for her patron I suppose - Alexander Torshin. And sure, Torshin might have some kind of shady dealings in his history, but they're no worse than many other US and European politicians. The allegations that Butina and Torshin were trying to network in the US are probably true. They may have also have had some small or ineffective attempts to establish contacts between Team Trump and Russia. But that's kind of par for the course in politics, in both the US and Russia, not to mention around the world.

There's no reason to believe that Butina and Torshin wanted anything other than to have improved relations between the US and Russia - between the then-incoming Trump administration and Russia. For the 'deep state', the forces that run the US behind the scenes, that's a serious crime - trying to establish positive relations between the US and Russia.