Daily Archive: 02/02/2018

Feb 02 2018

The Nunes Memo: Is That All There Is?

Earlier today Donald Trump released the controversial memo penned by House Intelligence Committee chair Devon Nunes and his staff with, possibly the assistance of the White House. It has turned out to be a huge nothing burger. It focused primarily on the FISA warrant that authorized the surveillance of former Trump foreign policy advisor Carter …

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Feb 02 2018

The Russian Connection: File Under WTF?

While much of the news media has been transfixed by the Nunes memo, the news that the Director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, had met with Russian spy chiefs here in the US last week. One of those chiefs, Sergei Naryshkin, head of Russia’s foreign intelligence service, the SVR, was behind the Russian interference of …

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Feb 02 2018

That’s It?

What a nothingburger! This should not surprise those who have lived through Benghazi-gate and Email-gate and other Republican hype-fests of outrage. There is literally no substance to the Nunes Memo (so called, it was really written by the White House and represents just another instance of Obstruction of Justice). It reminds me of Joe McCarthy …

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Feb 02 2018

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Feb 02 2018

Groundhog Day

What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered? That about sums it up for me. Ned?  Ned Ryerson?! You like boats, but not the ocean. You go to a lake in summer with your family up in the mountains. …

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Feb 02 2018

The Breakfast Club (The Heat Is On)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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