RussiaGate Turns On Its Originators

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts,

Russiagate originated in a conspiracy between the military/security complex, the Clinton-controlled Democratic National Committee, and the liberal/progressive/left. The goal of the military/security complex is to protect its out-sized budget and power by preventing President Trump from normalizing relations with Russia. Hillary and the DNC want to explain away their election loss by blaming a Trump/Putin conspiracy to steal the election. The liberal/progressive/left want Trump driven from office.

As the presstitutes are aligned with the military/security complex, Hillary and the DNC, and the liberal/progressive/left, the Russiagate orchestration is a powerful conspiracy against the president of the United States and the “deplorables” who elected him. Nevertheless, the Russiagate Conspiracy has fallen apart and has now been turned against its originators.

Despite the determination of the CIA and FBI to get Trump, these powerful and unaccountable police state agencies have been unable to present any evidence of the Trump/Putin conspiracy against Hillary. As William Binney, the former high level National Security Agency official who devised the spy program has stated, if there was any evidence of a Trump/Putin conspiracy to steal the US presidential election, the NSA would most certainly have it.

So where is the evidence? Why after one year and a half and a special prosecutor whose assignment is to get Trump has no evidence whatsoever been found of the Trump/Putin conspiracy? The obvious answer is that no such conspiracy ever existed. The only conspiracy is the one against Trump.

This has now become completely apparent. Russiagate originated in a fake “Trump dossier” invented by Christopher Steele, a former British MI6 intelligence officer. It is not yet clear whether it was the DNC, the CIA, or the FBI who paid Steele for the fake dossier. Perhaps he sold it to all three.

What we do know is that the FBI used what it knew to be a fake dossier to go to the FISA court for a warrant to spy on Trump.

As a consequence both Comey and the FBI, special prosecutor Mueller, and Christopher Steele are in hot water. The Chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Grassley, has instructed the US Attorney General to launch a criminal investigation of Steele for false statements to FBI counterintelligence officials.

You can see where this leads as former FBI director Comey is a participant in the Russiagate attack on President Trump. To protect himself Steele will have to rat on who put him up to it. If President Trump had any sense, he would put Steele under protective custody, as his life is clearly in danger. If the CIA and the FBI don’t get him, the Clintons surely will.

Trump’s easy election shook the Republican Establishment as well as it upset the Democrats and the military/security complex. The Republican Establishment hates losing control. Initially the Republican Establishment aligned with Trump’s enemies, but now understands that Trump’s demise means their demise.

Consequently, all of a sudden in Washington facts count. Not all facts, just those relating to the Steele dossier. Be sure you listen closely and carefully to these two videos of US Representative Jim Jordan’s destruction of US Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein for sitting on his ass while a totally corrupt FBI attempted to destroy the elected president of the United States. Keep in mind that Rosenstein is a member of the Trump administration. Why does the President of the United States employ people out to destroy him?

Here are the videos:

Here are 18 questions asked by US Rep. Jim Jordan:

1) Did the FBI pay Christopher Steele, author of the dossier?
2) Was the dossier the basis for securing FISA warrants to spy on Americans? And why won’t the FBI show Congress the FISA application?
3) When did the FBI get the complete dossier and who gave it to them? Dossier author Christopher Steele? Fusion GPS? Clinton campaign/DNC? Sen. McCain’s staffer?
4) Did the FBI validate and corroborate the dossier?
5) Did Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, or Bruce Orr work on the FISA application?
6) Why and how often did DOJ lawyer Bruce Orr meet with dossier author Christopher Steele during the 2016 campaign?
7) Why did DOJ lawyer Bruce Orr meet with Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson after the election? To get their story straight after their candidate Clinton lost? Or to double down and plan how they were going to go after President-elect Trump?
8) When and how did the FBI learn that DOJ lawyer Bruce Orr’s wife, Nellie Orr, worked for Fusion GPS? And what exactly was Nellie Orr’s role in putting together the dossier?
9) Why did the FBI release text messages between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page? Normally, ongoing investigation is reason not to make such information public.
10) And why did FBI release only 375/10,000+ texts? Were they the best? Worst? Or part of a broader strategy to focus attention away from something else? And when can Americans see the other 96% of texts
11) Why did Lisa Page leave Mueller probe two weeks before Peter Strzok? This was two weeks before FBI and Special Counsel even knew about the texts.
12) Why did the intelligence community wait two months after the election to brief President-elect Trump on the dossier (January 6, 2017)? Why was James Comey selected to do the briefing?
13) Was the briefing done to “legitimize” the dossier? And who leaked the fact that the briefing was about the dossier?
14) The New York Times reported last week that George Papadopoulos’ loose lips were a catalyst for launching the Russia investigation. Was President-elect Trump briefed on this?
15) Why did Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson meet with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya before and after her meeting with Donald Trump Jr.?
16) Why was FBI General Counsel Jim Baker reassigned two weeks ago? Was he the source for the first story on the dossier by David Corn on October 31, 2016? Or was it someone else at the FBI?
17) Why won’t the FBI give Congress the documents it’s requesting?
18) And why would Senator Schumer, leader of the Democrat party, publicly warn President-elect Trump on Jan. 3, 2017 that when you mess with the “intelligence community, they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you?”

Insouciant trusting gullible Americans who “believe in our government” have no comprehension how totally corrupt “their” government is. It is the most corrupt in the world. The corruption in Washington is really unbelievable. You have to experience it to know it, and those who experience it are part of it and will not tell.

The orchestration “Russiagate” proves that the CIA, the NSA, and the FBI are so corrupt and unaccountable that they comprise the greatest threat to the American people in the entire history of America. The only solution is to break these agencies into a thousand splinters, as President John F. Kennedy intended, and rebuild them from scratch with total transparency. No more protecting their vast crimes under the cloak of “national security.” No classification of any so-called intelligence unless it can pass a unanimous vote of Congress and the ACLU.

The orchestration of Russiagate is proof that the alleged “national security agencies” are an anti-American force detrimental to our survival as a free people. The criminals in the FBI, CIA, and DNC must be investigated, indicted, prosecuted, convicted and imprisoned or freedom in America is forever dead.

If President Trump fails in this task, he will have failed America. Everyone of us will be the victims.

One question with which we are left is why has the mainstream media failed in its investigating and reporting responsibilities and instead served as a cheerleader for the orchestration known as Russiagate? The New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, CNN, and the rest are serving as public relations agents for Russiagate, leaving it to Rep. Jim Jordan to ask the questions that the media should be asking. What explains the convergence of media and FBI/CIA interests? Are hidden subsidies involved? As the mainstream media is behaving as it would be if it were owned and controlled by the security agencies, this is a natural question. Why is the media not disturbed by its close relationship to the FBI and CIA? When did it become the function of the media to help the CIA and FBI control explanations?


philipat macholatte Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:52 Permalink

Sorry to point this out but Steele is British and so not subject to US law. And being economical with the truth to the US FBI is not necessarily and extraditable offense in London. Even if it were, the UK Government and MI6 might have their own reasons why they would prefer not to have Steele extradited and questioned by the US Authorities.

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East Indian philipat Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:29 Permalink

Steele is British and so not subject to US law.

Such niceties are long forgotten in the Plastic Age Empire. How else we have people in high position in America accuse Assange, an Australian, not an American, of treason? 

And Britain is not even the 51st State; from its behaviour, it considers itself as a mere protectorate, at par with Puerto Rico. If they are directed to hand over a sitting MP, they will happily do so. 

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Akzed Occident Mortal Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:01 Permalink

“I’m willing to say today that it’s going to be DynCorp behind the mass shootings that you see in America. I’m going to tell you right now that there’s going to be a DynCorp person always involved in the pile of bodies. The other murders are just cover murders, but it’s going to be DynCorp, and I think you’ll find that’s true.”

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redmudhooch Akzed Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:59 Permalink

CIA/MOSSAD/MIC/Bankers, Dyncorp one of many, are the enemy of all civilized humanity.

They're behind everything bad that happens everywhere. 9/11 Vegas, JFK, drug trafficking, heroin epidemic..........they're killing us off, in numbers "terrorists" could only dream of, our "government" takes their bribes and looks the other way, or they die too.

These folks are evil, literally, they do the work of the devil himself.

We will never have peace as long as they exist.

Its terrible, that I can tell you.

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0x445442 Occident Mortal Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:01 Permalink

Investigative journalism died way before the internet. I can remember lamenting in the 1980s that news had died and the only thing you could trust was the ball scores and weather.

I think one way out is to reward good journalism by supporting a subscription/non ad based revenue model. But even then the tendency would be to placate to the subscriber base.

The other way out might be a friction-less, transaction free, peer to peer micro-payment model and then just crowd source the shit out of journalism. Which seems like the direction right now.

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East Indian 0x445442 Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:34 Permalink

the only thing you could trust was the ball scores and weather.

To protect the narrative of "Global Warming", soon weather will also be taken out of trusted subjects; you will find TV channels reporting simooms ravaging your town as a result of AGW while your house and their TV station are buried in a snow-blizzard.

"Whatever it takes" to keep the narrative going. 

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Ace006 Occident Mortal Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:38 Permalink

The press doesn't fail to engage in real journalism because "we can't afford it." They fail because they are in thrall to government ideologically and, as PCR says, because there are/might be subsidies.

Are the pretty boys and girls worth that much?

Embrace the corruption point of PCR and it all swims into focus. Read Max Boot's latest oleaginous, mewling stuff about discovering his brutal, privileged, insensitive inner conservative. That garbage belongs in a college student newspaper. But he's a CFR star! 

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Cloud9.5 Thought Processor Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:31 Permalink

There is a small problem with the interlocking web of lies.  Others have been watching.  With the 17 intelligence agencies that we know about there have been a number of factions that have watched this game of thrones play out. 

The DNC and its minions live in a gold fish bowl along with the rest of us.   Admiral Mike Rogers holds all of these perps by their short hairs.


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Cigar Smoker Dukes Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:10 Permalink

I second that, it may also be the reason Dianne Feinstein released the transcripts and why MSNBC's Morning Joe led off with a surprising statement that Obama was inexperienced when elected to try to ward off what was coming.  It looks like Admiral Rogers is going to end up the hero in all of this.

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MozartIII BullyBearish Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:44 Permalink

LOL! I got banned from Yahoo email a decade ago for riping apart a bullies Psychological profile. Learned long ago that what you can read in to people from their posts is not fair game. You can screw with people some. Most sites no longer even allow comments, it disrupts the propaganda. All sites will ban you if you piss someone off. Not my first name on the Hedge at all, not my intent but shit happens.


Not into politics. Not pro Trump or anti Trump. The left is extremely intolerant and full of hate. Look at their history, rinse repeat. They stop when they die and are never rational.

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