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Buchanan Warns The Deep State Is Existentially Committed To Cold War II

Like a good soldier, Flynn took the bullet. But the deep state is after larger game than General Flynn. It is out to bring down President Trump and abort any move to effect the sort of rapprochement with Russia that Ronald Reagan achieved. For the deep state is deeply committed to Cold War II.

Poll Finds Trump Administration Seen As More Truthful Than News Media

A new Emerson College poll has found that American voters find the Trump administration to be substantially more truthful than the news media. The Trump administration is considered truthful by 49% of voters, compared to only 39% who view the news media as truthful.

Dave Collum's 2016 Year In Review - "And Then Things Got Really Weird..."

"Markets don’t have a purpose any more - they just reflect whatever central planners want them to. Why wouldn’t it lead to the biggest collapse? My strategy doesn’t require that I’m right about the likelihood of that scenario. Logic dictates to me that it’s inevitable..."

Washington Post Names Drudge, Zero Hedge, & Ron Paul As Anti-Clinton "Sophisticated Russian Propaganda Tools"

Citing "two teams of independent researchers" who found "Russia’s increasingly sophisticated propaganda machinery...echoed and amplified right-wing sites across the Internet as they portrayed Clinton as a criminal," The Washington Post has named Drudge, Zero Hedge and Ron Paul (and many others) among the "useful idiots" that true American patriots should be wary of.

On A Personal Note...

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When It Comes To Fake News, The U.S. Government Is The Biggest Culprit

There’s the garden variety fake news that is not really “news” so much as it is titillating, tabloid-worthy material peddled by anyone with a Twitter account, a Facebook page and an active imagination. Anyone with an ounce of sense and access to the Internet should be able to ferret out the truth and lies in these stories with some basic research. Then there’s the more devious kind of news stories circulated by one of the biggest propagators of fake news: the U.S. government.