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NBC News: Obama didn’t get tough with Russian hacking because thought Hillary would win anyway

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 8:15pm 12/15/2016 at 8:15pm
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Anonymous sources and leaks have fueled an unhinged quest to flip the Electoral College against Trump.

The narrative has been, depending on which rant you are reading at the moment, that Russia “hacked the election,” was unfair because it didn’t also release RNC emails, Trump is a really bad hombre who must...

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The Left Beclowns Itself As It Attempts To #StopTrump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 6:30pm 12/11/2016 at 6:30pm

Since the night of the election, when media coverage of election night went from joyous to stunned to near-weepy, the progressive left has been in a self-righteous lather about President-elect Trump’s victory.  They are pulling out all stops in an effort to undermine President-elect Trump and his presidency.  Indeed, they seem...

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Vladimir Putin Hands Steven Seagal a Russian Passport

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/26/2016 at 4:00pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given American actor Steven Seagal a Russian passport. I’ll never understand why these famous people find Russia so enticing:

Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the...

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Vladimir Putin: Russia’s Borders Do Not End Anywhere

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/26/2016 at 2:00pm

At an awards ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin told young students that Russia’s borders do not end:

On stage Putin questioned Miroslav Oskirko, a nine-year-old prodigy who said he knew...

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NSA Chief Doesn’t Believe DNC Hack Influenced Election

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/22/2016 at 2:00pm

When Wikileaks released Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails in July, people immediately pointed fingers at Russia and cried that the Kremlin wanted to influence the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump, who won by a large margin over Hillary Clinton.

But National Security Agency (NSA) Director Mike Rogers dashed those conspiracy theories...

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Keith Olbermann: “Anybody seeing the plot lines of our movie The Trumpchurian Candidate yet?”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:00am 11/2/2016 at 7:00am
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Keith Olbermann left MSNBC a few years ago then went to ESPN for a while where he somehow still managed to report left wing politics. Now he’s working for GQ and appears to be broadcasting out of what looks like a middle school gymnasium.

In his most recent report, Olbermann embraces his...

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Russia Asked State Department, Three States to Monitor U.S. Election

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/21/2016 at 2:30pm

Russian officials asked three states if they could attend polling stations during the Nov. 8 election while Kremlin propaganda sites like Russia Today reported that Russia’s Central Elections Commission even asked the State Department for permission to watch the polls.

The State denied a request even came through:

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Report: U.S. Pushed Ecuador to Cut Assange’s Internet

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:00am 10/20/2016 at 7:00am

Holy cow, this story keeps going back and forth. I’m getting whiplash. First, Wikileaks said Ecuador cut Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s internet access at its embassy in London. Then the anti-secrecy website said sources claimed Secretary of State John Kerry did it. Today the Ecuadorian government

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Jill Stein: Trump Less Dangerous Than Hillary Who Would Start War With Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 10:00am 10/14/2016 at 10:00am
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Green Party candidate Jill Stein is no fan of Donald Trump, but she’s apparently more concerned about the prospect of a Hillary Clinton presidency. During a recent appearance on C-Span, Stein suggested that Hillary would use nuclear weapons in a war with Russia.

Transcript via Real Clear Politics:

Jill Stein: Trump Is Less...

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Podesta Blames Russia for Email Hack, Doesn’t Deny Authenticity of Damning Emails

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/12/2016 at 4:00pm

Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta has told the media he blames Russia for the hack into his emails, which Wikileaks has been releasing in troves for the last few days. He even said that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump knew about the hack and the leaks:

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U.S. Blames Russia For Hacks to Influence Election

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 7:30am 10/9/2016 at 7:30am
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President Barack Obama’s administration has officially blamed Russia for the recent hacks to influence the 2016 presidential election. Fingers have longed pointed fingers at Russia whenever hackers posted emails from the Democratic Nati...

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Estonia: Russian nukes on the move

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 10:15am 10/8/2016 at 10:15am

Putin is taking full advantage of the dysfunction of the Obama administration.

The Guardian reports, Russia moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad, says Estonia:

Estonian officials have said that Russia appears to be moving powerful, nuclear capable missiles into Kaliningrad, a Russian outpost province sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania along the Baltic coast.

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Report: Missile From Russia Shot Down MH17 in Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/28/2016 at 2:30pm

International prosecutors have concluded that a Buk missile from Russia shot down Malaysia Airlines MH17 over east Ukraine in July 2014, killing all 298 people on board.

Russia has constantly denied any involvement in the incident, which came months after Ukraine spiraled into a civil war after parliament ousted Russian-backed President Viktor...

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Syrian Army Claims U. S. Bombed Them In Support of ISIS (UPDATES)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 5:45pm 9/17/2016 at 5:45pm
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The Syrian army is claiming that the U. S. bombed them in support of ISIS, reportedly killing as many as 80 soldiers and wounding a hundred more.

Reuters reports:

Syria’s army general command said warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition bombed a Syrian army position at Jebel Tharda near Deir al-Zor airport on Saturday,...

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Guccifer DNC Doc Dump 2: Pay to Play, Staged Protests?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/14/2016 at 1:00pm

The hacker Guccifer 2.0 released more documents from the DNC through a person at The Future of Cyber Security Europe conference in London. The documents show evidence of pay to play with donors in order to become ambassadors and staging TV protests. Guccifer also wanted to use this information to show...

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Uzbekistan Dictator’s Very Soviet-style Death

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 10:30am 9/3/2016 at 10:30am
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The announcement of passing of Uzbekistan’s veteran dictator Islam Karimov came as surprise to no one in the Russian-speaking world.  The rumors of his death, following a stroke that his younger daughter announced on her Instagram account, had been circulating for days when, in a situation similar to a true Soviet leader’s demise:

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Iran Deploys Russian S-300 Missiles to Fortify Major Nuclear Installation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 8:30am 8/30/2016 at 8:30am
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Iran has deployed the Russian-made S-300 missile system to fortify its underground nuclear facility at Fordo. Tehran’s decision to deploy the missile system at the site should set alarm bells ringing for the Obama administration. Prior to the Nuclear Deal, the installation at Fordo was used by Iran to enrich Uranium, vital component for building a nuclear bomb. The...

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