"...'the resistance' insists on diverting all our collective energy to Russiagate. While the hordes of people buying into this nonsense are being ruthlessly manipulated, the manipulators know exactly what they’e doing...Blaming Russia for all the nation’s problems serves several key purposes for various defenders of the status quo."
"1984 has come in the real world, but the declining and former leading superpower, America ('Oceania' in George Orwell’s uncannily prophetic description of the future that he prematurely set to occur in 1984), is apparently determined to stay ‘on top’, even if it’s the last thing that anybody does."
"The press has played an active role in the Trump-Russia collusion story since its inception. It helped birth it... When the reckoning comes, Russiagate is likely to be seen not as a symptom of the collapse of the American press, but as one of the causes for it."
Today's barrage of 13F releases showed that in the last quarter of 2017, many funds turned their back on some of the FAANG stocks, as managers like Duquesne, Coatue, Maverick and PointState trimmed their Facebook stakes while Point72 and Maverick Capital reduced their Google exposure.