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The Swamp Strikes Back

The tawdry Michael Flynn soap opera boils down to the CIA hemorrhaging leaks to the company town newspaper, leading to the desired endgame: a resounding victory for hardcore neocon/neoliberalcon US Deep State factions in one particular battle. But the war is not over; in fact it’s just beginning.

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Trump's Sheeple

Trump has his own flock of Sheeple, who are missing the most important aspects of his Presidency to date. Will they come to regret their blindness?

Frontrunning: February 16

  • Futures dip as Wall Street navigates unchartered territory (Reuters)
  • Trump's Russia crisis deepens (Reuters)
  • Government Landlord Pays Millions Each Year to Trump Company (WSJ)
  • Protests call for U.S. immigrants to stay home from work, school (Reuters)
  • Trump Hates Trade Deficits, But Which Ones Really Matter? (BBG)
  • French Election Puts ‘Frexit’ on the Agenda (WSJ)

Trump Offers National Security Advisor Job To Lockheed Executive Robert Harward

As previewed yesterday, of the three men mentioned as Michael Flynn's national security advisor replacements, one stood out: the former deputy commander of the US Central Command and current CEO for Lockheed Martin in the UAE, Robard Harward. Moments ago, Reuters confirmed that as expected, Trump has offered the National Security Advisor job to Robert Harward.

A Bloodbath Looms Over Oil Markets

Oil prices have traded reliably in the $50s per barrel since OPEC agreed to cut production last November, but having failed to break through a ceiling in the upper-$50s, crude prices are in danger of falling back again. On top of rising U.S. output, OPEC’s cuts are less impressive than they might seem.

Inside The Secret Campaign To Oust Flynn

"The Obama administration knew that Flynn was going to release the secret documents around the Iran deal, which would blow up their myth that it was a good deal...they all knew their little sacred agreement with Iran was going to go off the books. So they got rid of Flynn before any of the [secret] agreements even surfaced."

A New Jacksonian Era? Part 2

Trump will most certainly accomplish the relatively easy stuff – cutting taxes, building a wall, increasing funding for the military, spending more on infrastructure, and repealing Obamacare. If he wanted to leave a legacy on par with Andrew Jackson’s he will have to the hard stuff too. Will Trump have the courage to do any of the hard stuff? If not, the decline of the American Empire is inevitable.

Meet The Man Most Likely To Replace Mike Flynn

Meet Vice Admiral Robert Harward: former deputy commander of the U.S. Central Command and Chief Executive Officer for Lockheed Martin in the UAE, who has emerged as the front-runner to replace Michael Flynn as the White House national security adviser.

Russian Spy Ship Spotted Off US East Coast

A Russian spy ship has been spotted patrolling off the East Coast of the United States on Tuesday morning, the first such patrol since President Trump took office. According to Fox News, the Russian spy ship was 70 miles off the coast of Delaware, heading north at 10 knots.

"What The F**k Is Wrong With You America" - Moby Claims Trump Dossier 100% Real, War With Iran Looms

After last night's "Agent Orange" debacle at The Grammy's, it appears the music-erati are jealous of their Hollywood peers and ratched amplifier on hysteria up to '11' today. Having asked America "what the fuck is wrong with you" shortly after electing President Trump, veteran electronic music star Moby shared a Facebook post where he claims his "D.C. friends" confirmed the Trump dossier is "100% real"