HAPPY SEPTEMBER 11 | EVERYONE IS A WITNESS | “HELP WORLD PEACE + MAKE A LOT OF MONEY” | WHO HAS EVEN LESS CREDIBILITY: RUSSIA OR THE WH? | FAKE NEWS FACEBOOK | EUROPEANS FINALLY FREAKING OUT RIGHT ON TIME FOR ZAPAD

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   HAPPY SEPTEMBER 11! ABC News notes Trump will preside over his first September 11 ceremony as president. Be still, beating heart! You can of course hear the audio of Trump boasting as the towers fell that now he has the tallest building in Manhattan, which still is not even remotely true. … Continue reading HAPPY SEPTEMBER 11 | EVERYONE IS A WITNESS | “HELP WORLD PEACE + MAKE A LOT OF MONEY” | WHO HAS EVEN LESS CREDIBILITY: RUSSIA OR THE WH? | FAKE NEWS FACEBOOK | EUROPEANS FINALLY FREAKING OUT RIGHT ON TIME FOR ZAPAD

PESKOV FINALLY RESPONDS TO COHEN’S EMAIL | MOSCOW: CAN WE TALK TO THE REAL POWER? | MUELLER SQUEEZES MANAFORT | US HAS NATO AMBASSADOR AGAIN | SCHROEDER TO JOIN ROSNEFT BOARD | NAVALNY REVEALS SECRET PUTIN MUSEUM + DACHA ISLAND | BUT HIS EMAILS! | LEAK KAMPF

-----BREAKING-----   KREMLIN CONFIRMS IT DID NOT RESPOND TO COHEN’S EMAIL TO PESKOV The Washington Post reports, “A spokesman for Russian President Vladi­mir Putin confirmed on Wednesday that he had received a request for assistance on a stalled Trump Tower real estate project in Moscow from a close aide to President Trump during the 2016 … Continue reading PESKOV FINALLY RESPONDS TO COHEN’S EMAIL | MOSCOW: CAN WE TALK TO THE REAL POWER? | MUELLER SQUEEZES MANAFORT | US HAS NATO AMBASSADOR AGAIN | SCHROEDER TO JOIN ROSNEFT BOARD | NAVALNY REVEALS SECRET PUTIN MUSEUM + DACHA ISLAND | BUT HIS EMAILS! | LEAK KAMPF

KELLY PLAYS TRUMP’S NEWS DADDY TO CUT CONSPIRACIES | BRENNAN SAID CONGRESS WASN’T WOKE IN DECEMBER | RUSSIA ABUSES INTERPOL TO GET BROWDER FOR PUTINISM | REMEMBERING RICK DEARBORN EXISTS | HOTLINE SYRIA | FAR RIGHT PO’D KELLY THINKS THEY’RE BS | AP’S NOT REAL NEWS

-----BREAKING-----   KELLY: THANKLESS TASK OF KEEPING FAKE NEWS OFF TRUMP’S DESK The New York Times reports, “The president was given pieces of unvetted information, and found more on his own that he often tweeted out. Policy decisions were often based on whoever had last gotten Mr. Trump’s attention. But now, “inside the West Wing, … Continue reading KELLY PLAYS TRUMP’S NEWS DADDY TO CUT CONSPIRACIES | BRENNAN SAID CONGRESS WASN’T WOKE IN DECEMBER | RUSSIA ABUSES INTERPOL TO GET BROWDER FOR PUTINISM | REMEMBERING RICK DEARBORN EXISTS | HOTLINE SYRIA | FAR RIGHT PO’D KELLY THINKS THEY’RE BS | AP’S NOT REAL NEWS

NK, NYT + SUSPECT RUSSIAN DISINFO | TRUMP CAN’T CRITICIZE PUTIN + WHITE NATIONALISTS + THEY ARE LINKED | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE WANTED TO ARRANGE PUTIN MEETING | MANAFORT + MORE RUSSIAN DIRTY MONEY | PENCE ANGLES TO BE 46 | VOLKER-SURKOV TO MEET | FIGHT HATE

-----BREAKING-----   LET’S TALK ABOUT NK, NYT + SUSPECT RUSSIAN DISINFO The New York Times reports – and there should be some pretty heavy quotations there – “North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental ballistic missile that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black-market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably … Continue reading NK, NYT + SUSPECT RUSSIAN DISINFO | TRUMP CAN’T CRITICIZE PUTIN + WHITE NATIONALISTS + THEY ARE LINKED | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE WANTED TO ARRANGE PUTIN MEETING | MANAFORT + MORE RUSSIAN DIRTY MONEY | PENCE ANGLES TO BE 46 | VOLKER-SURKOV TO MEET | FIGHT HATE

CHAMPAGNE IN THE KREMLIN FOR THE NAZIS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE | THANKS OBAMA, WARNED MANY TIMES | REINCE-MAKER: MUELLER WANTS TO TALK TO EX-CHIEF OF STAFF | KUSHNER’S CLEARANCE + DEUTSCHE BANK DAMAGE | THE DEATH OF STALIN: MEMORIALS + A COMEDY

-----BREAKING-----   CHAMPAGNE IN THE KREMLIN FOR CHARLOTTESVILLE The Washington Post reports, “Chaos and violence turned to tragedy Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members — planning to stage what they described as their largest rally in decades to ‘take America back’— clashed with counterprotesters in the streets and a … Continue reading CHAMPAGNE IN THE KREMLIN FOR THE NAZIS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE | THANKS OBAMA, WARNED MANY TIMES | REINCE-MAKER: MUELLER WANTS TO TALK TO EX-CHIEF OF STAFF | KUSHNER’S CLEARANCE + DEUTSCHE BANK DAMAGE | THE DEATH OF STALIN: MEMORIALS + A COMEDY

TWITLER NEVER RESTS IN WAR AGAINST ENEMIES, NEVER WENT TO REAL WAR | CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA DENIES | DARKNESS AT NUNES IMPRIMATEUR: FINDING CHRISTOPHER STEELE | RED CAP BOURGEOISIE | TRUMP TV IS FULL TRUMPISTAN

-----BREAKING-----   TWITLER ATTACKS DEMOCRATIC SENATOR ON JUDICIARY COMMITTEE The Washington Post reports, “President Trump on Monday launched a renewed attack on Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), calling him ‘a phony Vietnam con artist’ on Twitter after the senator appeared on television.” This is coming from a president with a number of deferments who once compared … Continue reading TWITLER NEVER RESTS IN WAR AGAINST ENEMIES, NEVER WENT TO REAL WAR | CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA DENIES | DARKNESS AT NUNES IMPRIMATEUR: FINDING CHRISTOPHER STEELE | RED CAP BOURGEOISIE | TRUMP TV IS FULL TRUMPISTAN

PENCE IN EAST EURO | PRELUDE TO A SLAUGHTER | WHITE HOUSE SURVIVOR: REINCE SASHAYS AWAY, KELLY IN, MCMASTER ON THE ROCKS | BEWARE THE BACK DOOR TO REMOVING SANCTIONS | RUSSIA RETALIATES + RESTRICTS THE INTERNET | PROFILES OF KEY PLAYERS

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   PENCE KICKS OFF EASTERN EUROPE TOUR The AP reports, “Vice President Mike Pence visits three countries in Russia's neighborhood,” in order “to signal support for them and NATO while drawing a line against aggression.” According to the AP, “Pence's mission will be encouraging those countries to continue to ally with the … Continue reading PENCE IN EAST EURO | PRELUDE TO A SLAUGHTER | WHITE HOUSE SURVIVOR: REINCE SASHAYS AWAY, KELLY IN, MCMASTER ON THE ROCKS | BEWARE THE BACK DOOR TO REMOVING SANCTIONS | RUSSIA RETALIATES + RESTRICTS THE INTERNET | PROFILES OF KEY PLAYERS