From Trump to tRUmp: How the Mob’s Man Became Putin’s Puppet – PREVAIL by Greg Olear

https://gregolear.substack.com/p/from-trump-to-trump-how-the-mobs ON 19 OCTOBER 2016, in the third and final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton opined that Vladimir Putin would “rather have a puppet as president of the United States,” meaning Donald John Trump, than a formidable adversary like her. As Trump short-circuited like a Star Wars droid on the fritz (“No puppet. No puppet. You’re the puppet!”), she …

Conway: We’re watching the moral collapse of the Republican Party

CNN’s Anderson Cooper speaks with conservative lawyer George Conway about Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), who has pushed continued claims of election fraud and conspiracy theories about school shootings and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Also, CNN’s Ryan Nobles reports on what actions the Republican Party may take against Taylor Greene.

Elephants in Our Rooms 01/31/21 to 02/06/21

America’s dumbest new senator can’t comment on Marjorie Taylor Greene because of the weather Cartoon: Ohhhh…Now I get it Nancy Pelosi releases scathing statement on Kevin McCarthy’s embrace of Marjorie Taylor Greene Daily Kos relies on thousands of grassroots donations to make ends meet. Please support independent, progressive media by starting a monthly recurring contribution …

Spanish Flu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_flu The Spanish flu, also known as the 1918 flu pandemic, was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic caused by the H1N1 influenza A virus. Lasting from February 1918 to April 1920, it infected 500 million people – about a third of the world’s population at the time – in four successive waves. The death toll is typically estimated to have been somewhere between …

Elephants in Our Rooms – 01/21/21 to 01/28/21

Since Republicans won’t convict, turn the second impeachment into a trial of the Republican Party Trump fans file suit to block Biden’s executive orders and rerun election So this is how Trump gets to spend his sad, lonely retirement An unapologetic Biden is finally saying goodbye to the centrism that hobbled Democrats for decades Daily Kos …

Must-See New Video Shows Capitol Riot Was Way Worse Than We Thought | All In | MSNBC

Chris Hayes: “It is entirely possible that there were people in that crowd, looking to apprehend, possibly harm, and possibly murder the leaders of the political class that the President, and people like Mo Brooks, and even to a certain extent Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley, have told them have betrayed them.” Aired on 1/8/2021. …

Synopsis of “Active Measures” Video

Vladimir Putin’s role in KGB was to work with Russian agents inside the USA to develop “Active Measures” to destroy US democracy. While working with a man named Antoly Sobchak, who was Western-leaning and allied with Boris Yeltsin, Putin organized crime in Russia and became FSB (spying) director (Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation). …

Fascism creep: Laughing away coup incompetence while smarter, future fascists study and learn

Even though the “boiling frog” analogy isn’t factually true, Trump and company’s slow-motion coup attempt provides a road map for a more competent effort down the line. The acquiescence and complicity of Trump’s GOP enablers is no accident. Back on November 9, an anonymous Republican source told the Washington Post: “What is the downside for humoring him for …