ZAPAD STARTS | RUSSIA DIDN’T GET ITS WAY WITH THE U.S. | WH MOVES TO ALLOW ANONYMOUS LEGAL FUND GIFTS | MUELLER LOOKING AT COMEY FIRING + SOCIAL MEDIA | FLYNN + JR LIES + CONSPIRACIES | US GOVERNMENT BANS KASPERSKY

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   ZAPAD WATCH: STARTING TODAY, RUSSIA PREPS TO LOSE TO VEYSHNORIA Watch out Russia, Veyshnoria is going to kick your ass but not if it doesn’t have to. Actually it already did. And the Russians are streaming across the border to freedom where the Veyshnorians are passing out bananas. Reuters reports, “From … Continue reading ZAPAD STARTS | RUSSIA DIDN’T GET ITS WAY WITH THE U.S. | WH MOVES TO ALLOW ANONYMOUS LEGAL FUND GIFTS | MUELLER LOOKING AT COMEY FIRING + SOCIAL MEDIA | FLYNN + JR LIES + CONSPIRACIES | US GOVERNMENT BANS KASPERSKY

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

MATTIS IN UKRAINE | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE TRIED TO ARRANGE FOR PUTIN CONFAB | STERN DEPICTS TRUMP’S SEIN KAMPF | SENATE COMMITTEE TO VOTE WHETHER TO DISCLOSE STEELE DOSSIER FIRM’S TESTIMONY | “WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOUR EXPECTING ZAPAD” | NUKES OF HAZARD

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   MATTIS IN UKRAINE FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Kyiv for Ukrainian Independence Day celebrations and talks with President Petro Poroshenko and Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak.” Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty notes, “The 26th anniversary of Ukraine's declaration of independence from the Soviet … Continue reading MATTIS IN UKRAINE | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE TRIED TO ARRANGE FOR PUTIN CONFAB | STERN DEPICTS TRUMP’S SEIN KAMPF | SENATE COMMITTEE TO VOTE WHETHER TO DISCLOSE STEELE DOSSIER FIRM’S TESTIMONY | “WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOUR EXPECTING ZAPAD” | NUKES OF HAZARD

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

RUSSIA STEALS MALWARE DESIGNS FROM UKRAINIAN HACKER, NOW FBI WITNESS | PUTIN’S FAV RUSSIA PARTY’S ROHRABACHER MEETS PUTIN AGENT ASSANGE | RUSSIA LOVES NAZIS | ZAPAD WATCH | FBI COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE OFFICER STEPS DOWN FROM MUELLER PROBE | GULAG MEMORIAL GOES UP

-----BREAKING-----   FBI HAS A UKRAINIAN HACKER WITNESS; RUSSIA STOLE MALWARE DESIGN The New York Times reports, “The hacker, known only by his online alias ‘Profexer,’” whose “ posts, already accessible only to a small band of fellow hackers and cybercriminals looking for software tips, blinked out in January — just days after American intelligence agencies … Continue reading RUSSIA STEALS MALWARE DESIGNS FROM UKRAINIAN HACKER, NOW FBI WITNESS | PUTIN’S FAV RUSSIA PARTY’S ROHRABACHER MEETS PUTIN AGENT ASSANGE | RUSSIA LOVES NAZIS | ZAPAD WATCH | FBI COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE OFFICER STEPS DOWN FROM MUELLER PROBE | GULAG MEMORIAL GOES UP

PENCE IN GEORGIA | TRUMP DICTATED UDAY’S BOGUS STATEMENT ON RUSSIAN MEETINGS | JARED SAYS TRUMP TOO DISORGANIZED TO COLLUDE | RNC TELLS STAFF SAVE ALL DOCS | PENTAGON PLAN TO ARM UKRAINE

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   PENCE ON TOUR IN EASTERN EUROPE ARRIVES IN GEORGIA Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “U.S. Vice President Mike Pence conveyed a message of support from U.S. President Donald Trump to Georgian leaders at an official dinner in Tbilisi late on July 31. The United States stands with Georgia, Pence said, as … Continue reading PENCE IN GEORGIA | TRUMP DICTATED UDAY’S BOGUS STATEMENT ON RUSSIAN MEETINGS | JARED SAYS TRUMP TOO DISORGANIZED TO COLLUDE | RNC TELLS STAFF SAVE ALL DOCS | PENTAGON PLAN TO ARM UKRAINE