KLEPTOCRACY WATCH AS TRUMP TRASH FAMILY DRAINS SECRET SERVICE BUDGET | MANAFORT MONEY TRAIL | ANTONOV OFFICIALLY NAMED NEXT RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO US | LITHUANIA RECEIVES US LNG | CRAZY MOSCOW MANEUVERS

-----BREAKING-----   KLEPTOCRACY WATCH: TRUMP TRAVEL DRAINS SECRET SERVICE BUDGET USA Today reports, “The Secret Service can no longer pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission – in large part due to the sheer size of President Trump's family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple residences up and down the East Coast.” … Continue reading KLEPTOCRACY WATCH AS TRUMP TRASH FAMILY DRAINS SECRET SERVICE BUDGET | MANAFORT MONEY TRAIL | ANTONOV OFFICIALLY NAMED NEXT RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO US | LITHUANIA RECEIVES US LNG | CRAZY MOSCOW MANEUVERS

FBI RAIDS MANAFORT’S VIRGINIA HOME | FEDS SOUGHT COOPERATION FROM MANAFORT SON-IN-LAW | RUSSIAN SPY PLANE FLIES OVER DC, NJ, OHIO AFB | NATIONAL ENQUIRER ATTACKS MANAFORT | WELL DONE CHICKEN DON

-----BREAKING-----   PRE-DAWN FBI RAID OF MANAFORT’S VIRGINIA HOME The Washington Post reports, “FBI agents raided the home in Alexandria, Va., of President Trump’s former campaign chairman,” Paul Manafort, “arriving in the pre-dawn hours late last month and seizing documents and other materials related to the special counsel investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.” … Continue reading FBI RAIDS MANAFORT’S VIRGINIA HOME | FEDS SOUGHT COOPERATION FROM MANAFORT SON-IN-LAW | RUSSIAN SPY PLANE FLIES OVER DC, NJ, OHIO AFB | NATIONAL ENQUIRER ATTACKS MANAFORT | WELL DONE CHICKEN DON

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

CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS WON’T BACK TRUMP TWEETS | NSC FLYNNSTONE FIRED | SENATE PASSES RUSSIA SANCTIONS (BERNIE VOTES NO) | RUSSIA RETALIATES | 35% APPROVAL | O TRUMPISTAN!

-----BREAKING-----   CHAIRMAN OF JOINT CHIEFS WON’T BACK TRUMP’S TRANSGENDER TWEETS POLITICO reports, “There will be ‘no modifications’ to the military’s transgender policy as a result of President Donald Trump’s tweets, the chairman of the joint chiefs said in a message to top military officers on Thursday.” Now before you scream, “Transgender troops are a … Continue reading CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS WON’T BACK TRUMP TWEETS | NSC FLYNNSTONE FIRED | SENATE PASSES RUSSIA SANCTIONS (BERNIE VOTES NO) | RUSSIA RETALIATES | 35% APPROVAL | O TRUMPISTAN!

MUSLIM BAN TO BEGIN TONIGHT | DIA DETAILS RUSSIA’S REGIME CHANGE CONCERNS | GIULIANI CONCEDES RUSSIAN HACKING HAPPENED | RUSSIA’S RETALIATORY ROUNDS | MILITARY ACTIVITIES IN UKRAINE + THE BALTICS | TRUMP ATTACKS SPECIAL COUNSEL | FIGHT FOR FOREIGN POLICY

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   MUSLIM BAN TO GO INTO EFFECT TONIGHT Bloomberg reports, “The Trump administration will introduce new restrictions on travel to the U.S. by refugees and migrants from six countries as of 8 p.m. eastern time Thursday,” citing a single source “familiar with the matter.” This is how America loses its moral courage? … Continue reading MUSLIM BAN TO BEGIN TONIGHT | DIA DETAILS RUSSIA’S REGIME CHANGE CONCERNS | GIULIANI CONCEDES RUSSIAN HACKING HAPPENED | RUSSIA’S RETALIATORY ROUNDS | MILITARY ACTIVITIES IN UKRAINE + THE BALTICS | TRUMP ATTACKS SPECIAL COUNSEL | FIGHT FOR FOREIGN POLICY

SIX MONTHS OF DR. STRANGELOVE IN REAL LIFE | EVER CLOSER TO TOTAL WAR | T REX’S NEW “STRATEGIC STABILITY” IS BIGGER BULLSHIT THAN THE RUSSIA RESET | RUSSIA’S PIPELINE POWER OVER EUROPE

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   UKRAINE’S PRESIDENT AT THE WHITE HOUSE TODAY Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may have pulled off a small coup in winning an audience with U.S. President Donald Trump before Russian leader Vladimir Putin could,” but, “Judging from the deafening silence coming from the White House, however, it’s … Continue reading SIX MONTHS OF DR. STRANGELOVE IN REAL LIFE | EVER CLOSER TO TOTAL WAR | T REX’S NEW “STRATEGIC STABILITY” IS BIGGER BULLSHIT THAN THE RUSSIA RESET | RUSSIA’S PIPELINE POWER OVER EUROPE

TRUMP TWEETS HE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION | FBI WILL NOT RELEASE COMEY MEMOS | MANAFORT’S DINNERS WITH SUSPECT UKRAINIAN BUSINESSMAN | INVESTIGATORS WANT TO TALK TO TRUMP’S DIGITAL DIRECTOR | NATO IN THE BALTICS | CLEAVAGE TRUMP CANNOT STAND

-----BREAKING-----   TRUMP CONFIRMS HE IS INDEED UNDER INVESTIGATION Last Friday TRUMPISTAN WATCH carried an item about how Trump will pepper unrelated conversations with outbursts of, “I am not under investigation!” Well, guess what? He lied and revealed himself on Twitter. Luckily Washington’s various power centers have actively and consistently worked to undercut him as … Continue reading TRUMP TWEETS HE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION | FBI WILL NOT RELEASE COMEY MEMOS | MANAFORT’S DINNERS WITH SUSPECT UKRAINIAN BUSINESSMAN | INVESTIGATORS WANT TO TALK TO TRUMP’S DIGITAL DIRECTOR | NATO IN THE BALTICS | CLEAVAGE TRUMP CANNOT STAND