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Progress Pond · 1W ago

Two Quotes

As reported in the New York Times, August 28th, 2017: “I arranged for Ivanka to sit in Putins private chair at his desk and office in the Kremlin. I will get Putin on this program and we wil...
Progress Pond · 1W ago

Flynn and Kislyak’s Israel Talks Were a Bigger Deal

Last Valentine’s Day, I wrote what I think is a very strong piece explaining why I didn’t believe the official story that the Intelligence Community forced Michael Flynn out because they wer...
Progress Pond · 2W ago

Does a Russian’s Confession Fit What We Know?

Back in October, Trump’s digital director Brad Parscale made an appearance on 60 Minutes where he gave his version of the events that led up to Trump’s shocking election night victory. In th...
Progress Pond · 2W ago

Trump Strikes At Warren By Insulting Native American War Heroes

I’ve burned myself out on the #TrumpRussia issue for today. I’ve got a lot more fascinating stuff in the pipeline but each one of these pieces is exhausting to write. There’s a temptation to...
Progress Pond · 2W ago

The Odd Chabad Connection Between Putin and Trump

Three days before the presidential election, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump visited the Queens gravesite of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson and, according to The Times of Israel, they praye...
Progress Pond · 2W ago

More on Konstantin Rykov

If you saw the piece I did yesterday on Konstantin Rykov and you have any interest in Donald Trump, prostitutes and pee tapes, you might want to take a look at this: Dosug (досуг, translated...
Progress Pond · 2W ago

A #TrumpRussia Confession in Plain Sight

At about 11:14pm on November 6th, 2012, enough states were called for President Obama that he was declared the winner of the election by NBC News. That was quickly followed up by a similar c...
Progress Pond · 3W ago

The Wannsee Conference and Trumpism

A few nights ago I was looking for something to watch while I went to sleep and I settled on an old movie called Conspiracy about the Wannsee Conference. There’s only one record of what happ...
Progress Pond · 3W ago

These Sexual Abuse Revelations Will Pay Dividends

With all the revelations coming out about men who have mistreated women, I think it’s natural for me to take a little inventory of my own experiences. Fortunately, I can’t find much to regre...
Progress Pond · 3W ago

When Even the GOP House Leaders Said Putin Was Paying Trump

As I was perusing the New York Times article on Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s woes, I was reminded that back on June 15th, 2016, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was captured on tape confiding...