MSM Propaganda Not News, Biden Troubles, Economic Update
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 411 11.22.19)
The mainstream media (MSM) has now gotten to the point that it cannot tell the truth, even though testimony in the Impeachment Coup 2.0 has not offered a single impeachable act by President Trump. Instead, the MSM reports Trump took bribes, when Congressional testimony says just the opposite. The MSM will never recover from being a propaganda arm of the Deep State and the Democrat Party.
News for the Biden family has gone from bad to very bad as far as Ukraine goes. The owner of the energy company that Joe Biden’s son (Hunter) was working with in Ukraine was just indicted on a multi-billion dollar money laundering operation. Hunter Biden’s company allegedly received $16.5 million in what prosecutors claim was “gotten through criminal means and money laundering.” You wonder why the Dems are fighting so hard to get rid of President Trump.
The economy is not doing as good as advertised, and the Fed knows it. Would it be pouring out $60 billion a month in QE (money printing) and pouring billions into the repo market every night if everything was going well? What’s going on?
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Dr. Mark Skidmore will be the guest for the Early Sunday Release. Skidmore made the astounding discovery that the federal government had $21 trillion in “missing money.” This is on top of the $23 trillion known national debt.
Excellent question, I hope Greg asks it.
Thanks for the subtle wink at the end. 😉 Yes, I have watched several 4-5 minute commercials for (mostly) soap or solar phone chargers on You Tube. Excellent analysis as always. I could not bear to watch the Impeachment circus… so I appreciate greatly your weekly analysis. I think there will be yet more “impeachments” and “leaks” and fake reporting as the desperation grows for the Dems. Did you see where CNN reported Trump had a heart attack? Crazy!
Hey Greg, Thanks for your hard work my friend, don’t always agree with everything you say, but i know you love your country, freedom and the rule of law.
Thanks Mr Hunter,rather overwhelming for us peasants.
Dr Dikotter,in his writings about Mao,tacitly suggests by the 1970s the Chinese “peasants”had had a belly full of Mao and his cadres,they,the little people,took back the land started markets and bribed the cadres.Not just one or two but millions,perhaps this is a blue print for us peasants here in the UK,sick to the back teeth of an overwhelming bureaucracy communist in nature and oppression.Deng,in 1979,seeing the writing on the wall went with the peasantry,to save the CCP,and declared “to get rich is good”,horrible little man as he was.Perhaps some of these techniques are being implemented by the fascist oligarchy in the bureaucracy and deep state today by all those fervent Yale graduates.After all Yale supported Mao along with Cambridge University here in the UK.
Still from a former democracy,no matter how much our parliamentarians may blather with armed guards at their elbows,the peasants are utterly peeved here in the UK.I can see a hung parliament here in the UK,still my Jewish friends are fleeing to the perceived safety of Israel.
Regarding the Trust Issues within the Banking System….
I seem to recall that Banks are all inter-connected.. and that if you have an issue in one (EUR) Bank…then you can expect it to wash up on the shores of American Banks as well.
That being said, a failure (hypothetically) in any of the EUR Banks would cause stress on America’s Largest Banks.
REPO is being hidden for a very good reason… for if the truth be known, then whatever is left of the Market would be disintegrated instantly… followed by the BOND Market and then Across the Board Bankruptcies…none of which would be capable of being saved by the CB’s of this world. Trust and Liquidity go hand in hand. Without them both…the financial system, as we know it, would implode.
On the matter of the quantum of the FED REPO…well…. again we are being lied to.
Its not $60 BLN / month or any multiple of that…..Jim Grant believes its upwards of $3 TLN gross…..since 9.17.19.
For any (and all) financial institution the same principle applies ….. if you need to borrow from the Fed, known as the “lender-of-last-resort,” it’s because you are in such dire straits that other financial institutions will not lend to you.
Isn’t it obvious that these Banks are too big to fail….and that self-regulation doesn’t work. Bailouts are occurring right under our very noses yet we don’t see the headlines in the FAKE news, nor see the consequences on the Stock Market, nor the lines at the Banks waiting to withdraw cash. I contend the crash is happening right now and the reason the FED has gone “DARK” simply follows their declared narrative “to control what is being said” (remember ex Pres. Dudley’s oped about POTUS and the FED Reserve’s Political Independence). That event preceded Mid-Sept.
Administration of Market Making rates by the FED has once and for all… removed all remaining vestiges of Free Market pricing mechanisms …ie “Price Discovery” is dead !!! Now what will be the actual quantum of this NO REPO activity. My guess is that it is now UNLIMITED.
When the rates on the overnight REPO window shot up from 2% toward 10% mark on 9.17.19…. a rather interesting event occurred in Europe at or about the same time frame.
Why is it that Bankers have a habit of suiciding at the most inconvenient times ?
We know that the Denmark based – Danske Bank had been involved with Deutsche Bank on money laundering crimes over the years, but also mysteriously also involved in another dirty money scandal of offering Gold Bars to wealthy clients to allow them to keep their fortunes.
Coincidentally …the REPO market in America was on fire at or around the date of the reported suicide death of the Danske Bank’s ex CEO.
Did the Danske Bank incident affect Deutsche Banks liquidity (and trust). Confidence was clearly broken … perhaps initiated from events occurring subsequent and in relation to this.
It never ceases to amaze me…but then again why should it ??
They have this inclination to speak the truth when they are no longer part of the Club (ex CB’s).
Ex BOE Governor – Mervyn King …… has literally come out and said all is not a kosher as we would believe…in the world of finance.
In fact he said “World economy is sleepwalking into a new financial crisis”. This was part of his recent presentation at the IMF.
I guess we can’t exactly say that the Elites didn’t warn us that Armageddon is just around the corner….(again) !!! How many warnings (IMF, BIS) do we need before we notice the stench of a rotting carcass that is the Global Economy and the Monetary System that supports it ?
You called it a long time ago: DB is done . . . and Europe along with it.
China is cornered and, therefore, dangerous.
The Globalist criminals are in deep trouble, but will not go quietly to the gallows.
Winter is coming.
Water, ammo, food, shelter, sanitation, health/medical, community, communications . . .. (And lots of it).
Thanks, Greg! I really appreciate and am uplifted by all your efforts. There is freedom in the truth.
Trump is dealing and no one is watching his hands.
$4.5 billion per year Korea thank you or no US boots protecting Samsung everything factories and Hyundai car plants.
Cash for Boots Europe and fix your own immigrant invasion.
Syrian oil ..US, we got it.
Nobody needs Saudi Arabia any more.
Trump will play the tables until he beats the house……Troops all home, Bases closed down. Insubordinate and or treasonous USN tribal warlords with necks pulled in and booted out. The “Can of 17 varieties,” off the shelves !
Gold standard and American citizens first.
It show time…Made in America or …..keep your present iphone forever, cause there ain’t anymore coming from China no more!
Isolationism is not a dirty word when your country has got everything to make Dad , Mom and the kids healthy, wealthy and wise.
America …………….you have been suckered by the Fed Mob. ( most of them are not Americans anyway…just like the voting free Shiff illegals.)
I am really confused about the American justice system and the rule of law. I have seen the Joe Biden video, where he states that unless the prosecutor is sacked, Ukraine won’t get the money, emphasized by the ‘son of the bitch comment’. The prosecutor was fired and Ukraine did get their money.
I have also watched most of the impeachment hearings where Trump is accused of bribery. But there is no evidence that Trump ordered a quid pro quo on aid and Ukraine were delivered the aid, without the conditions.
My question is how does the rule of law operate in America? The Justice Department reports to the president and the FBI reports to the attorney general. How can the act by Joe Biden not even raise a question of impropriety, yet the president be subject to an impeachment enquiry?
Forgive me if i am naive, but it just doesnt seem plausible in a democratice country.
RE: “[all this corruption and venality] just doesn’t seem plausible in a democratic country”
Of course you’re right that the US isn’t comprehensively functioning under rule of law, has drifted toward oligarchy, and is substantially corrupt. The question is whether our civilization will, or even can, continue this way; i.e., whether this is the natural order of things given the nature of the situation, the moral and intellectual limitations of the population, and the degree of its will to live in liberty.
My take is that the oligarchy and its corrupt globalist narrative are much more fragile than they appear and that, while a minority, enough of the population has the awareness AND the will to survive and thrive that our victory is highly likely.
You are not naive. We citizens of this country who do understand how the rule of law is SUPPOSED to work are just as baffled as you are. We lay waiting and hoping that indictments will soon fall for the real criminals that have been revealed on the other side. If not then there is NO rule of law and NO justice… Chip
The problem with “the rule of law” is where do you begin to chip away at the corruption? This ball of evil corruption is so huge it’s called the deep state as in communist takeover. The evil corruption is so huge that it is beyond the means of the rule of law! Warren called it correctly when he said our controlling government is Communist! Somehow the smoke of Satan has entered our entire government! William Guy Carr described it correctly in his book “Pawns in the Game” when he spoke of the means Freemasonry used in the takeover of France before and during the French Revolution. Same tactics used again but now on a much larger scale.
Charles – real easy … Why Adam Schiff is going after Trump. https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2017/04/10/rep-adam-schiffs-congressional-career-aided-soros-financed-groups/ Shiff got in to office via huge amounts of money from Soros … thus he is beholden to his master … ! Plus this is interesting – https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3081750/Billionaire-George-Soros-son-Robert-51-makes-new-29-year-old-girlfriend-wife-booked-flight.html note sure the connection?
Maybe it really is all about competing crime families as in The Godfather film. At Don Corleone’s funeral the plot was hatched.
Now we have Bush, Obama, Clinton crime familes.
Was a plot hatched at the funeral of George H. W. Bush?
G.A. Stewart: “I have seen the photographs and YouTube videos of messages and items being passed to the main players at George H. W. Bush’s funeral. I will tell you what I think we witnessed, a scene out of the movie The Godfather.”
I’m watching an excellent new video, Sammy “The Bull” Gravano is being interviewed. Well, it’s amazing, at around the 1:57 mark, he is talking about the laws being broken to go against Trump, Comey, and how crooked the government is. Why is the Rico law not being used against the crooked government people? As an analogy, he says he understands the government better than anybody.Why? Because they are all different “families”.
“The Democratic party is the Gambino family, The Republican party is the Genovese family…” etc.
MSM, all, deserve to lose their license to broadcast.
The media in Canada still pushes that skewed narrative of how much trouble President Trump is in as all these witnesses are taken as absolutely credible.
Even though President Trump, by constitution, is who is legally the person who invokes foreign policies. Not all these gossiping wannabes.
The banks are beginning to have liquidity problems here in the Midwest. This is becoming the norm on Friday’s when people go to cash their checks for the weekend.
This week it’s community bank in Kansas City. Last week it was commerce bank. The Fed repos are keeping them alive. As I have said a thousand times, get out of the banks. They are literally living on borrowed time.
Don’t look now. As of 7:30 CST Deutsche Bank is flirting with going below 7.00
The latest negative rating by Moody’s didn’t help. How long until panic sets in? The silliness in this bank is deafening. Firing 18,000 employees and replacing them with robots? Really? Doing what ? Making change? They’d be better off putting in slot machines. That’s what Deutsche Bank is. A spinning slot machine waiting to hit bankrupt.
Yes folks, take a good look.
What else do you need to know? This bank is finished. The only people who’d put money in a bank that has a negative rating, is someone who is either a fool, or someone who lives in fantasy land. How about it Stan?
Moody’s may have downgraded Deutsche Bank but the Financial Stability Board has assessed Deutsche Bank to be now less systemically risky.
The FSB also added Toronto Dominion to the 2019 list of G-SIBs (global systemically important banks).
I am not 100% sure that Deutsche Bank is finished. Sometimes the dead can come back to life.
The Fed repos are not keeping those two banks you named, alive. They, like most banks, do not have access to the Fed’s repo market. Only primary dealers do.
Jerry, does that include small town local banks that have no attachments to any of the big banks. The president of the bank and most of the board members are good friends of ours. I can hardly believe they would lead us down a bad path.
Community banks and most credit unions do not rely on the big banks to survive. They rely on the deposits that they get and the loans that they make in your area and how your local economy is doing. While they do not have derivatives or any direct ties to the big banks, they still do have ties to the banking system in some way. So is your local bank safer than a big bank? Well that depends on the situation. If the big banks fail and are taken over then that should not really affect small banks. It would mainly affect people, businesses and other financial institutions that do business with the big banks so using a small bank or a credit union would be safer. However if your local economy declines significantly because lets say a large employer in your area goes out of business, then that may cause your local bank to fail. In that case a larger bank would be safer because a larger bank is not dependent on your local community to survive.
And as far as the Fed repos, they are not keeping smaller banks alive. Your bank, like most banks, do not have access to the Fed’s repo market. Only primary dealers do.
I liked your comment. Well done.
“WS”, paul jr. is truly the “voice of reason” at USA Watchdog.
RE: “voice of reason”
Did he finally admit that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 9/11 report about Bldg. 7 was the official government investigation concerning Bldg. 7 and that it was utterly wrong, as proved by the University of Alaska-Fairbanks study?
So far it has only been reported in the metropolitan banks in Kansas City and St.Louis. I am not aware of any small town banks having problems. Small town banks as a rule have less risk and are more conservative. Just know this. It only takes one bad deal to put them in the red. My father-in-law broke a small town bank with a 45 million dollar loan that went bad. The bank eventually was taken over and repurchased.
That small town bank made a big mistake to lend just one person 45 million dollars. No one loan going bad should ever break a bank.
The biggest industry here is farming and ranching. If we can keep the billionaires from around the world to quit buying up all the land they can get their hands on.
The evil is so apparent. You cannot ignore it. After 3+ years thousands of people have poured through every aspect of our President’s life and have found nothing. I mean you would think that they could have found something on anyone that has been examined under a microscope for so long. Yet all they have are made up stories. So that leads us to the question, how could Trump endure this? He has been hit with everything they have, yet he stands and even the liberal biased polls show him gaining. I think most here know how he has withstood all this. I think we know how when we hear you end each of your broadcasts with the same message.
The impeachment hearing is a preview of the type government we would have IF the democrats are successful in retaking the senate and the white house…In other words, we would lose all our GOD given, constitutionally guaranteed rights. This is exactly what we just witnessed; if they are willing to FRAME and RAILROAD the POTUS, don’t think for a minute they wouldn’t do it to us.
“They came for xxxxxxxx and I did nothing….” Chip
When we won the cold war with Russia it sent shock waves through the Deep State neocon warmonger community as it meant there was “no further justification” for the huge expenditures the Military Industrial Complex counted on to fill their pockets with cash … so they had to rapidly build a new enemy in the world … 9-11 and the terrorist threat worked for awhile … providing the Military/Industrial/Bankster Complex with decades of “continuous wars” to justify their existence “but how long could that card be played” without the American people saying “enough is enough” … the Deep State needed a permanent enemy … so Russia had to be “demonized at every turn” even though Putin kept saying “we are partners” … and Trump “who wanted better relations with Russia” also had to be demonized and called a “Russian agent” and impeached for saying the one thing that would strike at the heart of the Deep State “he wanted to achieve better relations with Russia” … the Deep State Military/Industrial/Bankster Complex needed an enemy who didn’t keep saying “he was our partner” … so they decided to build up China industrially and make China (who was a good partner and buying up all our dollars) into our new enemy … sending our ships into their waters … sending nuclear tipped weapons to Japan and Korea … and now the recent passage of the Hong Kong support bill along with all the tariffs seems to have done the trick … they have now without a doubt “made the Chinese into our new enemy” (who unlike Russia won’t keep saying they are our partners) but are calling us out “as their enemy” … the Deep State neocons are in jumping for joy … and every time another farmer goes bankrupt the Deep State can point the finger at China and ask the American people for additional trillions in defense spending to feed the Deep State parasitic tapeworm we just can’t seem to remove from our gut … https://www.zerohedge.com/political/snyder-total-breakdown-relations-china-could-throw-our-planet-utter-turmoil … https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/inf-collapse-triggered-china-pressure-japan-skorea-against-us-missile-deployment … https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/china-furious-after-us-sails-warships-through-disputed-south-china-sea-waters-trade-talks … etc., etc. !!!
As the Soviet Union voluntarily disbanded … Bush Sr. promised Gorbachev that NATO would not “move one inch” eastwards … but later the neocons realized that without an ideological east-west conflict … there was no rationale or need to maintain the NATO alliance … so in 1999 “to supposedly maintain stability” Poland, Hungary and Czechoslovakia were made part of the alliance and in 2004 Bush Jr. made Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia part of NATO … Obama added Albania and Croatia and Trump is adding Montenegro and North Macedonia … with the objective of provoking Russia again and again with each new admission into NATO … figuring that at some point Russia would need to take action (like in the Ukraine) … and the Deep State would “have an enemy again” (to justify their huge military spending bills) … probably this is why when Trump denied the Ukraine some military aid (for two months) it was considered a threat to the Deep State’s security … and thus prompted their move to impeach him!!!
Why do people think that Trump is trying to make a trade deal with China? China has a deeply engrained culture that is not compatible with western values like fair trade. Trump has tariffs to drive US businesses out of China. China creates a monopoly on prescription and non-prescription drugs and assumes no liability when Americans are killed by flawed products. Trump will not go to war with China but he will fight with every economic tool at his disposal. The interference of China in the US homeland makes the Hong Kong dispute look like background noise.
There are 1000 Perfect Storms headed our way. Ice Age Farmer, on YouTube, speaks of , serious, American, and worldwide, food shortages.
Greg, can you interview Ice Age Farmer on USAWatchdog?
Would be the best to find John Casey who co-authored the books ‘Cold Winter’ and ‘Upheaval’ and interview him. He’s the MAN!
New world Banking order?
WTF is this cuckoo for coca puffs woman talking about? Asking the governments to bail the ECB banks out? Really?
Jerry, she certainly is cuckoo for coco puffs.
A conservative alternative, to Drudge, is http://www.citizenfreepress.com
Marie Joy, thanks for this site info, didn’t know about it.
China cracks down on crypto currency … it was inevitable … as China is building a new coal fired electrical power plant almost every week to supply the power it needs to keep its Military/Industrial Complex strong (as it has a new US enemy) … and China can’t have “Trojan Horse Currencies” using up its precious electricity “calculating useless prime numbers” for the many thousands of “flawed” block-chains … that are “not even scaleable”!! … https://www.zerohedge.com/crypto/crypto-carnage-bitcoin-breaks-below-7k-6-month-lows
Stan … your not the only contrarian “making bets” … Bridgewater is betting $1.5 Billion dollars that the stock market will crash by march!!! https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/bridgewater-bets-15-billion-market-will-crash-march
Stan … here is a “bull flag update” for you … even if the banksters hold gold down until Christmas (and push gold to $1430) the Bull Flag will still be in play … the rally to 1800 will simply need to take place in 2020 (no big deal) because I don’t play with short term options … my physical gold “is a perpetual long “call option on gold” that can never expire worthless!! … http://www.321gold.com/editorials/sfs/hubbartt112219/gold_weekly.png
Look at the slow stochastic reading on the above chart (blue circle) … seems very close to a bottom to me Stan … but probably not exactly there yet to get that rally for Christmas I was expecting … no problem (my physical gold does not expire) … I will simply wait for the rally to occur in the New Year!!
My timing model tells a totally different story
Patience Greg, patience
Stan … does your “timing model” (currently telling you to buy stocks and sell gold) … include any info on what the NADAQ-100 Index is doing??? … if not … you better look at this QQQ Chart (that tracks the Nasdaq 100 index) … http://www.321gold.com/editorials/sfs/hubbartt112219/sft_qqq.png
Stan … does your timing model include anything that accounts for “deceleration of hard economic data” like consumers reigning in their spending?? … https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/holiday-season-jeopardy-consumers-reign-spending-amid-economic-downturn
Stan … Perhaps your “Timing Model” should include data on Retail Sales and Industrial Production!! … https://zh-prod-1cc738ca-7d3b-4a72-b792-20bd8d8fa069.storage.googleapis.com/s3fs-public/styles/inline_image_desktop/public/inline-images/2019-11-19_13-31-45_0.png?itok=Ub_YdaNb
Great wrap up. Noticed Dr. Skidmore is the early Sunday release. Wouldn’t it be great if Pres. Trump would send Dr. Skidmnore and his team to Ukraine to flesh( or rather flush) this whole thing about money laundering out?
Futures dip on tweet that tariffs need to be rolled back or China will fight!!… https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/futures-dip-after-global-times-tweet-says-tariffs-rollback-needed-deal-china-will-fight … looks to me like the E-mini S&P 500’s are headed for 3020 … https://www.zerohedge.com/s3/files/inline-images/2019-11-22_06-40-56.png?itok=_c13N6Z_ … [even if they release the Kraken (Kudlow)] … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38AYeNGjqg0 …
Great report Greg.
I have a couple of questions:
1) Is the 1.5% an annualized rate or …?
2) New money is created with loans under normal circumstances (Modern Money Mechanics- Chicago Federal Reserve Board info doc; and http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/publications/Documents/quarterlybulletin/2014/qb14q102.pdf )
So this question is: Is new money created with each repo transaction? If so, is the money destroyed or retained in the “system” when the repo loan is repaid?
So Trump imperiled national security by holding up foreign aid to the Ukraine for two months which stopped the flow of kickback funds to the Biden’s? … this is the reason for impeaching Trump?? … there had to be many many more in the Demon-ratic Party who were getting kickbacks to get them to join forces and file impeachment charges!! … who ever heard of impeaching a President for withholding foreign aid????? … https://www.zerohedge.com/political/buchanan-let-people-decide-trumps-fate
Now Trump has the Deep State crooks … (those who take Oil Industry bribes and those who take Weapon Manufacture’s bribes) … at each others throats!! … that is pretty darn smart of Trump playing them off against one another (divide and conquer) !!! … https://www.zerohedge.com/political/did-joe-biden-just-threaten-lindsey-graham-investigating-him
Slow news cycle this week. Sarcasm
Breaking: Corn Pop is going to testify at the impeachment hearings!
Sources close to the investigation reveal Corn Pop wants to settle the score with Joe.
In a bombshell statement, it was announced that Corn Pop was only four years old when Joe kicked him out of the pool. Mr. Pop is seeking justice for this travesty of injustice and bullying in public. In the most explosive revelation to date, Mr. Pop claims his uncle was on the board at Barisma at the same time as Hunter. Mr. Corn Pop has the goods, and he is ready to testify. Shiff was reluctant to allow Mr. Pop to testify at the hearings, but in a sudden overnight reversal, gave the green light for Corn and his posse to appear before the committee…….Parody.
Greg, looks like things are about to get real. Great WNW.
Golly gee whizz, Wally, that Corn Pop dude is a badass M F er!
Yeah Beav, and he’s a grownup now.
Wally, do you think Joe is scared right now?
Yes, Beav, he is afraid of all that free money drying up.
Between the impeachment hearings and the Dem presidential candidates we are getting to see the true nature of politics and politicians.
The criminal nature of politics is on display here, and worldwide.
The criminals at some point will demand full submission of all citizens.
To bad they tipped their hand first. They might have had a chance.
The cat is out of the bag. I believe it will only get worse from here.
(for the ruling class) Well actually, I guess that includes everyone. But at least we know who to thank for the hard times. Bankers being at the top of the list. Looking forward to it all. Sort of.
Come on Greg,,,,, “Putin was in the KGB” Yes he was, and George Bush Sr. was the HEAD of the CIA. Who do you think was worse? Putin is doing a great job for his people and country, he has been dealing with a lot of the same problems Trump is dealing with here for many years. There’s a Deep State in Russia too. Notice the big difference in how much debt Russia has in comparison to the US. 600 billion compared to 22 trillion (+ the 21 missing). Putin got rid of the banks in Russia. The banks are the DS, that’s why the MSM and the DS has been all about pushing us to war with Russia. They have no control over them. Putin and Trump are working together more than we might think.
I have been to Russia I still have friends there, and a young woman I call my daughter. When the MSM talks about how bad things are there, I contact them to see what’s really going on. When I asked her the last time how things were, she said fine, the only thing that had changed was the exchange rate on the dollar.
When the US put sanctions on Russia, they had to internalize a lot of there production, Putin opened up land for Homestead for people that wanted to become farmers, he brought in cowboys to teach Russians how to work cattle like we do. A lot of these stories have been on the internet. The Russian economy actually grew because of it. My daughter’s husband has his own business.
Last I heard Putin has an 85% approval rating there.
But I don’t know,,,, I’m just a dumb old horse trader.
I’m sorry, didn’t mean to go off in a rant. I just take it to heart when everyone has to points out that “He was in the KGB”. It infers that he’s dangerous or can’t be trusted.
I forgot to add, It’s not the KGB any more. KGB was Soviet era. It’s the FSB now.
Horsenut well said
Many Americans need to to ignore the lying corrupt MSM & investigate for themselves the truth about Russia & that is at some point between what the lying corrupt MSM says & what we find out out thru our friends & our own research. Since the wife & i no longer watch the lying corrupt MSM or netflix & others we look thru the various on line channels for our entertainment. We have found this channel very educational & entertaining. The truth is out there but you will not find the corrupt lying MSM giving it to US.
All about Russia you won’t find on TV. All English & very few subtitles.
I’ll check it out, I pull up a lot of stuff on youtube. When I was in Oktyabrsky in 06 I ran across a news paper called Russia Today (all in English), had never heard of the paper before. One of the Russian teachers I was working with had it for a lesson. I read an article about the propaganda that the west puts out about Russia. It was very interesting to see a different perspective on it. The article was actually written by a French/Russian woman if I remember. That’s what got me interested in paying more attention to it. From then on I took everything with a grain of salt. When I got home I started watching RT on cable, now just online. Not hard to see a difference in the stories.
Horsenut, Thanks for the report.
The unveiling of the Tesla truck is quite the metaphor for the impeachment sham. The Democrats keep rolling out pieces of s*** and the Republicans throw rocks through their “bulletproof” windows lol.
Greg if the MSM HAD an oz of integrity you would get a Pulitzer prize for the reporting you do here at USA watchdog. Bravo………..
Thanks Greg. You’ve been saying it for years, but now it’s becoming evident to even the true believers (in the MSM) that the main stream news is highly biased. Sad that second-hand information, water-cooler rumors, backyard gossip and now presumptions have now been placed on equal footing with first hand witness reports and forensic evidence. Whatever it takes. American jurisprudence at its finest… not.
This was ever intended as an actual impeachment, it’s been more of a mud-slinging event from the beginning. With what we’ve seen, there’s no way that Pelosi will ever allow this to go to the Senate now. The Senate trial could go for months and the witnesses would be those chosen by the Republicans. Real rules of evidence might once again apply, and the House Democrats and DNC would be the people on trial. No, it was never intended to get to the Senate.
Greg: You covered a lot of issues today, Thanks! Great Report!!!
The MSM is becoming impossible to watch if you check anything for yourself. You watch people testify and you see nothing other than propaganda. You are right they are not reporting the news, they are embellishing a lie.
Fiona Hill, that Dr Snot has a lot to learn. Her contempt should get her a stati0n in Zimbabwe. You don’t want to fire people like that, you want them someplace they do not want to be where no one cares about their snotty aire and PHD in Feminists Studies in Siberia.
She seems ok with Ukraine Corruption, no big deal just how its done. With Our Money!!!!!!!
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“Impeachment Theater Offers Americans Glimpse Of The Unseen-Unelected Who Actually Rule Over Us”
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Mark Lambert guilty on several accounts by waiting for practices act and money laundering some not guilty counts in the group of 11 counts
*** November 22, 2019 Mark Lambert guilty on seven counts acquitted on four !!!
Again, a empty court…with NO MSM or crowd at one of the most important trials underway concerning the whole spy/nuclear material story about Megatons to Megawatts and pay to play Uranium One deals? Wonder why that is? And maybe- why all the attention where = on fake news , detractions, fake impeachment hearings?
John Solomon Drops 28 Uncomfortable Facts Crushing The ‘Debunked Conspiracy Theory’ Narrative
… I want to exercise my right to debate Lt. Col. Vindman about the testimony he gave about me. You see, under oath to Congress, he asserted all the factual elements in my columns at The Hill about Ukraine were false, except maybe my grammar
Here are his exact words:
“I think all the key elements were false,” Vindman testified.
Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y, pressed him about what he meant. “Just so I understand what you mean when you say key elements, are you referring to everything John Solomon stated or just some of it?”
“All the elements that I just laid out for you. The criticisms of corruption were false… Were there more items in there, frankly, congressman? I don’t recall. I haven’t looked at the article in quite some time, but you know, his grammar might have been right.”
Such testimony has been injurious to my reputation, one earned during 30 years of impactful reporting for news organizations that included The Associated Press, The Washington Post, The Washington Times and The Daily Beast/Newsweek …
… And so Lt. Col. Vindman, here are the 28 primary factual elements in my Ukraine columns, complete with attribution and links to sourcing. Please tell me which, if any, was factually wrong.
Fact 1: Hunter Biden was hired in May 2014 by Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian natural gas company, at a time when his father Joe Biden was Vice President and overseeing US-Ukraine Policy. Here is the announcement. Hunter Biden’s hiring came just a few short weeks after Joe Biden urged Ukraine to expand natural gas production and use Americans to help. You can read his comments to the Ukrainian prime minister here. Hunter Biden’s firm then began receiving monthly payments totaling $166,666. You can see those payments here.
Fact 2: … Fact 28: …
The article continues listing 28 factual elements which Mr. Solomon would like Lt.Col Vindman to show were factually wrong. I have a feeling that Lt.Col Vindman will be unwilling to respond. It would be nice if he tried.
NYT Names FBI “Resistance” Lawyer Under Criminal Investigation For Fabricating FISA Docs
… Clinesmith, a 37-year-old graduate of Georgetown Law, “took an email from an official at another federal agency that contained several factual assertions, then added material to the bottom that looked like another assertion from the email’s author, when it was instead his own understanding,” according to the report.
Mr. Clinesmith included this altered email in a package that he compiled for another F.B.I. official to read in preparation for signing an affidavit that would be submitted to the courtattesting to the facts and analysis in the wiretap application.
The details of the email are apparently classified and may not be made public even when the report is unveiled. -New York Times
In other words, we won’t get to see whatever the FBI used to trick the FISA court into granting Page’s renewals.
Clinesmith, a former attorney with the FBI’s National Security and Cyber Law Branch while working under FBI’s top lawyer, James Baker, resigned two months ago after he was interviewed by DOJ Inspector General Michael Horrowitz’s office. Horrowitz in turn sent a criminal referral to US Attorney John Durham, who was tasked with investigating the Obama DOJ’s conduct surrounding the 2016 US election. …
Larry Silverstein, the owner of the New York World Trade Center Buildings is seen here on a live television program, admitting that the World Trade Center Building 7 was brought down by a controlled demolition.
The irony is that they NYC hired a company, called ‘Controlled Demolition’ to clean uo the controlled demolition debris.
If I remember correctly, some years ago I read on an alternative media site that one of Daddy Bush’s sons owned a service company which was working on the trade center buildings every weekend for at least a month prior to 9-11. Apparently the security systems were shut down under the guise of the weekend work. It was alleged that is when the buildings were wired up.
It’s quite clear to me the buildings did not fall like they did without some type of intervention. When thermite residue was found on the buildings structure, it explained what everyone witnessed on TV… a controlled demolition. Thermite explosives are used to cut steel.
I believe maybe a thousand licensed engineers have confirmed that these buildings could not have fallen just from the airline crashes.
In hind site we now see that this event kicked off the first attack on our country by the global elite, one that is still going on today. The evil that has been perpetrated on the world since then has killed and maimed hundreds of thousands, destroyed countries and spread chaos and misery in many locales. It continues today. Truth is about the only weapon we have to fight back.
Greg, thanks for all you do to provide the truth amidst the propaganda and lies of the corporate media. They are working hard
to silence the truth tellers.
This company called “Controlled Demolition” is a UK outfit that was involved with the subsequent bombings of the underground “tube” train and bus in London. The Arab boys were blamed for this just like the World Trade Center. There is a picture of a van next to the bombed out bus that belonged to Controlled Demolition! The bomb was in the boy’s backpack that persons in the van set off, but the van was delayed from exiting the area by traffic when the picture was snapped. The boys were convinced they were taking part in a play! It’s a demonic and sickly insane world.
What happens when the power goes out.
“It is now clear that Ukraine was the cradle of the coup, plotting to prevent Donald Trump from being elected, and ultimately to remove him from office. It was in Ukraine that the Obama administration, Hillary Clinton and the Department of State, DNC operatives, CIA Director John Brennan and organizations connected to George Soros, protected by Under Secretary of State, Victoria Nuland, began the operation to attack and subsequently remove Donald Trump from being President. These parties worked together to dig up dirt on Donald Trump and ultimately contacted former Russian intelligence officers, leading to the false Steele Dossier and the Russian collusion hoax.” Kevin Shipp: http://www.fortheloveoffreedom.net
There always needs to be a logical and compelling REASON WHY a crowd such as this would take such crazy – drastic actions. In this case it was not just to get Trump, per se. Russian gas on its way to Europe goes through Ukraine. The country is FULL of pipelines. This crowd had a serious business/political operation going on in Ukraine. Soros was putting at least $1b dollars into Ukraine to effectively take it over as a base of operations but there was a Ukrainian Oligarch standing in his way. He got his pals in the Obama administration to neutralize the Oligarch and open the door for him. He and the Americans wanted to sell gas to Europe and slow down or stop the Russians from doing so. A LOT was at stake.
Then the Orange Man appeared on the scene, and was talking all kinds of stuff that likely would have put Soros out of business. So they trained their fire on him once it became likely that he would get the nomination. When he actually got elected despite the fact that the Dems had previously wrested control of the vote couning software away from the Bushies and could manufacture millions of fake Hillary votes, they needed an “insurance plan.” 3 years later here we are.
The Deep State, a.k.a. the Praetorian Guard, will not stop until they get the Orange guy. Their business model and their very existence depends on it, and they have the wherewithal to do it–the manpower, the tools and the money. So stay tuned; this will NOT STOP as long as the Narrative Disrupter is around.
The Democrats are completely tyrannically corrupt. This impeachment inquiry is an absolute farce and a politically nuclear attack on the constitution and the American people.
Adam Schiff should be tried for treason, found guilty and publically executed by a military firing squad. Yes, I said it publically executed by a military firing squad!
I know who the enemy is – not Russia – not China – not Iran or North Korea.
The enemy is the tyrannical , wicked, evil and mentally disordered Democrat Party.
The Democrat Party only represent Tyranny, hatred and racism.
If the Democratic Party prevails, Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as threats will be meaningless.
We are living in very scary unprecedented times.
My thoughts EXACTLY… Chip
The comment is an example of the declining standard of public discussion, whereby serous fact-based argument has given way to tribal venting; invectives, coarse generalizations, name-calling and fictitious stories masquerade as truth.
There is no place in serious argument for prejudice and half baked opinions based on unexamined and insufficient evidence. At best, prejudices are oversimplifications. At worst, they represent narrow-minded views.
We can surely aim to present our views mores respectfully and more intelligently: irrational outpouring of anger, hate and pejorative labels serve only to alienate and divide us from each other.
You are an extremely naive individual. Adam Schiff is an extremely intolerant corrupt politician who has no interest in the law or constitution, only his political objectives by ANY means necessary. That rationally scares the “blank” out of me.
If you think you can sit down and have decent, civilized and respectful discussion with this tyrant, you are out of your mind.
I do believe in the rule of law and that is why I am calling for legal proceedings against Schiff for treason.
And BTW , I had the surprising experience 2 Sundays ago of meeting and watching Beach Blanket Babylon in San Francisco with Speaker Pelosi, her husband Paul and daughter Christine (who were sitting directly in front of me) who politically I detest.
Unlike her minions who publicly attack Trump supporters, I greeted her with respect and decency. To do otherwise, would have been inappropriate and not helpful in supporting my personal political believes.
There is a time and place to candidly express our views and I thank Greg Hunter for providing one of the best forums on the internet to do so.
JMHO – Sayonara
Spare me your comment about being “extremely naive individual” as I will not be drawn into name calling., respectfully.
It would be good if you would provide the evidence – the facts that would form a prima facie case to indict Schiff for treason that would stand up in court under US law.
It’s commendable that you greeted Pelosi with respect and decency!
Being candid, if you are free from bias, prejudice, or malice, is good.
THE NOT SO STATELY DEPARTMENT
The State Department is a bastion of the “Deep State” who routinely ignore Presidential wishes or drag their feet if they have to. Ambassador Sondland clearly said he “presumed” President Trump withheld funding to Ukraine in-exchange for investigating Hunter Biden, but that no directive for such a deal was ever seen or heard. The State Department is no friend of Presidents, especially this one.
“Rev Franklin Graham and talk show host Eric Metaxas claimed Thursday that there is a “demonic” origin to the opposition to President Donald Trump.”
There is ALWAYS more going on than meets the eye.
We are currently in the part of the cycle of nations where Weak Men Create Hard Times. This has yet to develop into true austerity but eventually, its a strong possibility. Actually, with the Middle Class being squeezed in many large cities (Blue States), its already happening.
Looks like the IG report will be a big disappointement…
Did we really expect a different outcome ?
Not a surprise. This was always the Deep State investigating itself. Look at what happened with Epstein and how that has been basically buried and will go no further. Look at the decision (rumored) of a grand jury not to indict McCabe. The report will be somewhat of a whimper and will call into question Hannity and Russ’s integrity/sources. The picture they painted will be largely not supported by the report per the rumors coming out about it.
As to the Senate trail don’t expect much from the GOP. Durant of the Washington Examiner reported last week the likely scenario is that McConnell and Schumer agree to turn over administrative control of the process to the Chief Justice. Meaning he takes procedural control (that being relinquished by McConnell) and can block witnesses being called, block the trial from going too far off course and such. Possibly restricting going too far into Biden and his son. The fact is that McConnell has a very slim majority. As it is 3 or 4 would likely side with Dems on procedural votes and perhaps more. Durant pointed out many GOP Senators are up this cycle and some are in states going blue or more blue. These GOP Senators facing elections next fall will not go out of their way to alienate independents in their states whose votes they will need to get to win reelection. Trump’s standing with independents is weaker than it was when he won in 2016. A likely acquittal with 6, 7 or 8 GOP Senators voting to convict and possibly 1 Dem voting to acquit. The other issue, which is a big worry for Bannon, is will McConnell orchestrate a conditional acquittal?
patriots are being kept occupied by Qanon, shows like Dr Dave Janda and Trump rallies & MAGA merchandising. But nothing of substance will be done to Hilary and Obama, etc.
meanwhile, 97% of Americans are getting whatever remaining wealth they had left after 8yrs of Obama abuse now the last of it redistributed to the 3% at the top. This is being done via Federal Reserve policies and corporate buybacks of stocks. And it is being done by the manipulation lower of grains and precious metals futures by the Fed. This hurts American small farmers and also hurts all the patriots who invested in silver. Furthermore, Trump’s love of big corporations and their WallSt also is destroying small businesses.
The rising stockmarket is benefiting very few people and yet Trump touts it like it is great. The majority of the population will pay dearly for this stockmarket rally based upon cheap Fed money given to corporations for buybacks. The corporations are now hugely indebted. Their true debt rating is being hidden on pressure to keep up appearances and keep the stock market going up. ….Eventually things will crash and the ordinary person, will be out of a job. But the CEOs of corporations whill have made a bundle.
Greg, A wrap of one of another guppy going to prison, as the big fish fish of Uranium One again swim off ! Lambert = scapegoat…
Duel use patents are kept at Library of Congress server…who works there? Is it Michael Ohr, Nellie Ohr’s son? hmmm
and Vietnam WAS all about drugs and the CIA opiating the U.S. from a son of one of the CIA who worked with Langford
Books for discussion:
* Gold Warriors: America’s Secret Recovery of Yamashita’s Gold Paperback – January 17, 2006 by Sterling Seagrave
* The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America Hardcover – May 7, 2019, by Daniel Okrent
Wonder if this is the guy that GW said might have changed the ‘date’ on Carter Page informant document mentioned in above vid”?
BIDEN is now threatening Graham ! Biden did the actual and real crimes that the Dems are trying to falsely lay on Trump. Thats where they got their idea from. BIDEN, the real crook. This clown needs to be arrested, and immediately put in prison, but preferably Guantanamo. Trump has to declare martial, as the dems stunts and real coup, are treasonous and seditious. This is damn serious as the dems are going to be the catalyst for a real civil war. Thats where this is heading, if martial law is not declared immediately.
Its a travesty what the dems are doing right now, and more devastating that the media is supporting them. The media is intentionally making the country ungovernable. They are allowing the dems to make up laws, destroy existing REAL laws, and aiding and abetting the fake word salad of so called ‘wrong doing’ by parading out frauds like Noonan, and former ‘Judge’ Nap.
Trump and the GOP cannot allow this coup to go on any longer. The military must be put into action, and if needed the country locked down, until we can get all of these traitors behind bars and shipped to Cuba.
Greg, So AG Barr suggests Epstein death is just a series of coincidences?
seems there are a lot of ‘conincidences’ in the cabal crew, including the close proximity of their families? and yes, Nellie Ohr appears to have ridden the school bus with Mike
Flynn and their homes were a stones throw from each other… as GW has previously show, with John the history of the cadre all living on Gibson Island and between 113th and 117th in Manhattan, NYC … just seems to rare to be coincidence to a causal observer…
Huge trove of more metadata exposed today via NYT article ?
Before 1913 there was no income tax … after 1913 the government “fooled us once” and sold the American people a 1% federal income tax … saying “it would only be something the rich would have to pay” (and today most people are paying 30%) … now we have a Demon-rat trying to “fool us twice” selling the American people a 95% federal income tax … saying “it would only be something the rich would have to pay” (and in the future most people will be paying 98%) making America “totally commie” and under the control of evil elites (using Modern Monetary Theory) to have the Fed print up all the money necessary to keep their Ponzi scheme going!!
In case you don’t know … it’s the Demon-rat Elizabeth Warren proposing the 95% tax rate!! … https://www.zerohedge.com/personal-finance/greatest-swindle-american-history-and-how-theyll-try-it-again-soon
Just in time for Christmas … evil people in “both” Parties have given “Santa’s snooping powers” to the US Government (so they can see you when you are sleeping … see you when you are awake and thus tell if you have been naughty or nice) … this way SWAT teams can be sent to your door to arrest you “on any suspicion” that you may be anti-Deep State … or a missile can simply be fired from a drone right down your chimney to take you out (while you are hanging Christmas stockings fill with presents for the kids and accidentally left your cell phone in your back pocket that the missile could hone in on)!!! … https://www.zerohedge.com/political/republicans-democrats-agree-give-vast-snooping-powers-us-government
Right Barr … and JFK’s “body was switched” (just like Epstein’s) to make it look like JFK was shot from behind … let’s see that Epstein body once again “with a focus on the ears” … “that body” you say was Epstein was also “clean shaven” … who shaves before they commit suicide??? … https://www.zerohedge.com/political/barr-ends-all-conspiracy-theories-forever-saying-epstein-died-series-coincidences
I hate being late to the party ; but this news reporting by Sir Hunter is beyond excellent. He draws from excellent news sites and reports what is really going on.
I will share this on Facebook (public) and my email list, some of which are brain dead so they won’t even bother to watch this fine report. Corruption and evil are real folks, and it’s in our faces.
The impeachment circus will go on until they impeach him. That’s what they’re going to do anyway, regardless of no evidence. I think they know they’re running out of time, hence, the desperation. Lashed from above by unseen masters, they’ll continue the farce for as long as they have to, no matter how many of them fall under the bus. They’re already preparing another set of “charges” in case this one fails. They never get tired because they’re satanically energized. I don’t think most of the lemmings care, though. They will once they’re told the house they currently live in is “too big” for their “needs” and they have to move to smaller, more socially acceptable digs; they will once their electric bills double to pay for the new green deal; they will once they’re rationed in everything from meat to wheat to heat; they will once they’re put into FEMA camps to provide free labor for those new green deal projects, etc. But by then, it’ll be too late. At least those nasty guns will have been eliminated, though. And they’ll probably still be able to vote. After all, it’ll still be a democracy.
Greg … when you get to talk with Dr. Skidmore on Sunday … ask if we can recover any of the missing $21 Trillion using the RIOC Laws!! … Bank One is in the cross hairs for “Trillions in fines” for money laundering … perhaps we can follow the $21 Trillion missing money trail and claw it back!!! … https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/australian-bank-faces-trillions-fines-after-reporting-23-million-aml-breaches