Category Archives: Politics

Our long National Shake-down continues … Whatabout The Don?

By ann summers “Whataboutism,” with its sly equivalences, false parallels, and misleading analogies, can exhaust and frustrate those who confront it. Putin is an especially skillful practitioner. Now something new is happening. The American president is taking Putin’s “what about … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to The Utah Data Center

The Utah Data Center is also known as the Intelligence Community Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative Data Center. The data center is alleged to be able to process “all forms of communication, including the complete contents of private emails, cell phone … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Big Brother, Congress, FBI, information Technology, NSA, Politics, Russia, Technology, United States | 5 Comments

US Naval Institute Publishes Report on Russia/US Interests

There is a 43 page report to Congress on U.S. interests in Russia dated March 1, 2017 from the Congressional Research Service. The  report has the sub-title “Russia: Background and U.S. Interests” this report has the names and other information … Continue reading

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POTUS45*s new CIA drone policy … more remote killing, less “pooch screwing”

By ann summers According to CBS News, an “uncomfortable” visit President Donald Trump paid to CIA headquarters on his second day in office (21 January 2017) left the U.S. intelligence community with a “sense of unease” and “made relations with … Continue reading

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Swann’s Way: anarchist cybernetics & organizational dynamics in politics

By ann summers I came across this published dissertation that while symptomatic of the state of academic process in terms of using some rather tired qualitative methods, it also showed that some interesting ideas do happen. Think ‘Lost in Translation’ … Continue reading

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Dereliction of Duty

On February 20, 2017, Lt. General Herbert Raymond “H. R.” McMaster was named as National Security Advisor following the February 13 forced resignation of Michael T. Flynn. McMaster is a combat veteran of the first Gulf War. His most notable … Continue reading

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USS Lolli-Trump … “We are going to start winning again!”

By ann summers An Iranian built mockup of a US Nimitz-class carrier is destroyed during the IRGCN Noble Prophet exercise. (ONI Photo) Iranian officials had more than a dozen speedboats attack a replica of a US aircraft carrier today and … Continue reading

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