KASPERSKY TO KONGRESS | TURKEY’S RUSSIAN MISSILE PURCHASE MAY TRIGGER US SANCTIONS | EU EXTENDS RUSSIA SANCTIONS | DEEP STATE DEPARTMENT ELEGY | BTC PIPELINE EXTENDED TO 2050

-----BREAKING-----   EUGENE KASPERSKY AGREES TO TESTIFY BEFORE CONGRESS Reuters reports, “Eugene Kaspersky, the co-founder and chief executive of Moscow-based anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab, said on Thursday he accepted an invitation to testify to U.S. lawmakers later this month over the security of his company’s products, but that he needed an expedited visa in order … Continue reading KASPERSKY TO KONGRESS | TURKEY’S RUSSIAN MISSILE PURCHASE MAY TRIGGER US SANCTIONS | EU EXTENDS RUSSIA SANCTIONS | DEEP STATE DEPARTMENT ELEGY | BTC PIPELINE EXTENDED TO 2050

PUTIN WANTED TO KISS AND MAKE UP | SANCTIONS THREATEN RUSSIAN DEFENSE BUILD UP | RUSSIA USED FACEBOOK TO ORGANIZE U.S. PROTESTS | TURKEY BUYS MISSILES FROM MOSCOW | MONITORING RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA IN GERMANY

-----BREAKING-----   PUTIN WANTED FULL RAPPROCHEMENT WITH AMERICA Putin is the little boy with a crush who will never ever get what he truly seeks because she is too beautiful, too shiny, too full of herself, too distracted. He also misjudged terribly how not broken the West is and how he would get his way. … Continue reading PUTIN WANTED TO KISS AND MAKE UP | SANCTIONS THREATEN RUSSIAN DEFENSE BUILD UP | RUSSIA USED FACEBOOK TO ORGANIZE U.S. PROTESTS | TURKEY BUYS MISSILES FROM MOSCOW | MONITORING RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA IN GERMANY

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

CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS DELUXE! | TRUMP WANTS MILITIAS OVER POLICE | TRUMP ORG SOUGHT MOSCOW TOWER AS TRUMP CAMPAIGNED | TRUMP PARDONS SHERIFF RESPONSIBLE FOR UNCONSCIONABLE | TRANSGENDER BAN | MATTIS: HOLD THE LINE | GORKA OUT | T REX SAYS TRUMP SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   TRUMP WANTS SURPLUS MILITARY GEAR TO GO TO LOCAL POLICE The Washington Post reports, “President Donald Trump plans to resume the transfer of surplus weapons, vehicles and other equipment from the nation’s military to its state and local law enforcement agencies, reviving a program which was sharply curtailed by President Barack Obama … Continue reading CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS DELUXE! | TRUMP WANTS MILITIAS OVER POLICE | TRUMP ORG SOUGHT MOSCOW TOWER AS TRUMP CAMPAIGNED | TRUMP PARDONS SHERIFF RESPONSIBLE FOR UNCONSCIONABLE | TRANSGENDER BAN | MATTIS: HOLD THE LINE | GORKA OUT | T REX SAYS TRUMP SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF

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

UKRAINE SCHOOL YEAR START CEASE FIRE TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY | RUSSIA-FRIENDLY ICELANDIC BANK WANTED TO INVEST IN TRUMP PROJECTS | SENATE WANTS TO DECLARE WIKILEAKS “HOSTILE SPY SERVICE” | NAVY TO REVIEW HACKING POSSIBILITY | US COAL IN UKRAINE | DANISH AF VIDEO OF INTERCEPT

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY: UKRAINE CEASE FIRE FOR SCHOOL YEAR’S START Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine starting on August 23 at the beginning of the school year and got unanimous support from Russia, Germany, France, and the United States.” According to Radio … Continue reading UKRAINE SCHOOL YEAR START CEASE FIRE TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY | RUSSIA-FRIENDLY ICELANDIC BANK WANTED TO INVEST IN TRUMP PROJECTS | SENATE WANTS TO DECLARE WIKILEAKS “HOSTILE SPY SERVICE” | NAVY TO REVIEW HACKING POSSIBILITY | US COAL IN UKRAINE | DANISH AF VIDEO OF INTERCEPT

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