On April the 22nd I participated in my first political rally/march. I have never considered myself a publicly political person. While I have always been willing to discuss politics either in terms of politicians, policies or even more abstractly the philosophy of government, I have never felt inclined to go out and demonstrate part of … Continue reading Science Marching and The Search for Facts.
Open source data shows that Rudy Giuliani met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on behalf of a venture capital fund client in 2004. If you've been reading this blog's Paths to Putin, then this revelation will mark the 123rd path, and the very shortest route between Donald Trump and the Russian President. Since then, … Continue reading Path To Putin: Rudy Giuliani Knows Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov
It has been reported that the United Arab Emirates organized a meeting between Erik Prince and a Putin confidante in January. Erik Prince believes he is waging a crusade against the Muslim world and is attempting to guide Trump along that path from the shadows. Prince has gone on record praising Putin as being … Continue reading Erik Prince: Agent of Putin?
According this article from the Free Beacon, Rand Paul hired both Dmitri Simes and Richard Burt to work for him in 2013, putting him in the orbit of the Trump Russia scandal. Interesting, considering Paul's recent foray into an alliance with Trump. Does it mean anything? Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) has named as one … Continue reading Agents of Putin: Rand Paul edition
Friday, the White House released financial disclosure forms for most of its high-ranking staff. A lot of Mit Is nepotism like you would expect. Don McGahn was able to get multiple lawyers at his law firm placed throughout the White House, a few people were nothing but right wing journalists before entering the White House. … Continue reading Surprises from the Financial Disclosure Forms
There is a linguistic theory which holds that our vocabulary and our mode of thought are a form of feedback loop with one reinforcing or even altering the other over time, with that in mind, I want to talk to you about the notion of Sanctuary cities. About what they are and about what they … Continue reading What is a sanctuary city?
I started making this list out of sheer curiosity of how many different paths there were. At 18, I thought to myself that there couldn't be many more. A few of these are just rumors or probably mean nothing (1, 22, 25, 31) but the sheer number of Russian mobsters who have lived at Trump … Continue reading 136 Paths to Putin
You have probably never heard of Edward Lozansky. He stays out of the spotlight for the most part, but he is an important aspect of the current scandal involving Russia. He fled the Soviet Union for the US In the late 70’s after getting caught criticizing them. He cultivated some very important ties in the … Continue reading Lozansky: The Man behind the Iron Curtain?
I started making this list out of sheer curiosity of how many different paths there were. At 18, I thought to myself that there couldn't be many more. At 30 Some of these are just rumors or probably mean nothing (1, 22, 25, 31) but the sheer number of Russian mobsters who have lived at … Continue reading 103 paths to PUTIN