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

PENCE IN PODGORICA | TRUMP’S OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE UH OH, WHITE HOUSE LIKE OH, NO BIGGIE | SETH RICH RELATED LAWSUIT TARGETS FAUX NEWS FOX | TRUMP + T REX OPPOSE RUSSIA SANCTIONS | T REX TO MEET LAVROV AGAIN | WRAY CONFIRMED AS FBI DIRECTOR

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   PENCE ARRIVES IN MONTENEGRO AT END OF EASTERN EUROPE TRIP Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Montenegro on the final leg of a tour of Eastern Europe.” He is in Podgorica, the most boring of the Balkan capitals “as a show of U.S. support … Continue reading PENCE IN PODGORICA | TRUMP’S OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE UH OH, WHITE HOUSE LIKE OH, NO BIGGIE | SETH RICH RELATED LAWSUIT TARGETS FAUX NEWS FOX | TRUMP + T REX OPPOSE RUSSIA SANCTIONS | T REX TO MEET LAVROV AGAIN | WRAY CONFIRMED AS FBI DIRECTOR

TRUMP BANS TRANSGENDERS IN THE MILITARY VIA TWITTER | FIRTASH A BRIBING, MAFIA-CONNECTED, DOJ SAYS | PERRY PRANKED | WHO KNOWS WHERE T REX IS? | NEXT BENGHAZI | KASPERSKY’S FREE MALWARE | PROPAGANDISTS, TROLLS + A NEW TRUMPENFUHRERJUGEND OATH

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   BILL BROWDER BEFORE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE CNN reports, “The Senate judiciary committee dug into questions of Russia's interference in the US elections Wednesday -- but delayed hearing from one of its key witnesses,” Bill Browder, “amid a procedural row spurred by the continuing health care fight in the Senate.” According to … Continue reading TRUMP BANS TRANSGENDERS IN THE MILITARY VIA TWITTER | FIRTASH A BRIBING, MAFIA-CONNECTED, DOJ SAYS | PERRY PRANKED | WHO KNOWS WHERE T REX IS? | NEXT BENGHAZI | KASPERSKY’S FREE MALWARE | PROPAGANDISTS, TROLLS + A NEW TRUMPENFUHRERJUGEND OATH

BRAND NEW DAY! | WINTER IS COMEY | CHAFFETZ SUBPOENA PEN | NOT MCMASTER OF CREDIBILITY | WHITE HOUSE MUTINY BEGINS | ALLIES + ADVERSARIES | FAUX NEWS FOX

-----BREAKING-----   DC RELEARNS FBI DIRECTOR TAKES NOTES; CHAFFETZ HAS A SUBPOENA PEN The New York Times reports, “President Trump asked the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, to shut down the federal investigation into Mr. Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, in an Oval Office meeting in February, according to a memo Mr. … Continue reading BRAND NEW DAY! | WINTER IS COMEY | CHAFFETZ SUBPOENA PEN | NOT MCMASTER OF CREDIBILITY | WHITE HOUSE MUTINY BEGINS | ALLIES + ADVERSARIES | FAUX NEWS FOX

PROTECT RUSSIAN SPIES VISITING POTUS | ADULT IN THE ROOM | CUT IT OUT! | TAX MARCHERS FOR TRUTH | A THIEF RUNNING THIEVES IS A DON

-----BREAKING-----   WE MUST PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF RUSSIAN SPIES MEETING POTUS Most everyone has heard by now that the White House will not be releasing logs of who is coming in for meetings because it costs money to translate them from the original Russian. What does this mean in real terms? POLITICO reports, “Under … Continue reading PROTECT RUSSIAN SPIES VISITING POTUS | ADULT IN THE ROOM | CUT IT OUT! | TAX MARCHERS FOR TRUTH | A THIEF RUNNING THIEVES IS A DON

BATTLEFIELD EUROPE | GODFATHERS OF THE WHITES ONLY HAUS | HOW LOW CAN YOU GO: CONGRESS AND THE POLLS | WEIRD SHIT

------ON THE AGENDA-----   BATTLEFIELD EUROPE The NATO-Russia Council meeting is taking place in Brussels today, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the NATO-Russia Council meeting would focus “on issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the security situation in Afghanistan, and the ‘regional terrorist threat.’" For Russia’s part, “State-run … Continue reading BATTLEFIELD EUROPE | GODFATHERS OF THE WHITES ONLY HAUS | HOW LOW CAN YOU GO: CONGRESS AND THE POLLS | WEIRD SHIT

BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE | TWITLER’S HOAX | CONDEMNED + DENIED | KISLYAK, KUSHNER + THE KREMLIN’S BANKER | PROTEST LIKE A RUSSIAN

------ON THE AGENDA-----   LEASE ON LIFE, BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE CNN reports that today’s House intelligence committee meeting has been scrapped and all committee meetings this week due to major credibility issues surrounding the committee Chairman Devin Nunes (more in “INVESTIGATIONS, INVESTIGATIONS” as always under the subheading “DARKNESS AT NUNES”). CNN reports, “The decision … Continue reading BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE | TWITLER’S HOAX | CONDEMNED + DENIED | KISLYAK, KUSHNER + THE KREMLIN’S BANKER | PROTEST LIKE A RUSSIAN