Despite widespread counternarrative, decades of careful political machinations laid crucial groundwork for Donald Trump’s election. Donald Trump’s ubiquitous portrayal as a renegade outsider, beholden to no political party or established decorum, might be the most unacknowledged fake news item of the past two years. Despite a lack of name recognition — or perhaps precisely because of their anonymity — the various forces working to install a President Trump have been actively pursuing their goals for a very long time.…"Dukakis to Donald: 30 Years of Citizens United"
Everybody is focusing on the story that broke yesterday that Paul Manafort signed a yearly 10 million dollar deal with Putin oligarch, Oleg Deripaska. What they’re not reporting on, and is something that I cover in Paths to Putin is that Manafort, Dmitry Firtash, and Deripaska worked on investment funds together in the Ukraine. Firtash is the Russian mob connected person who worked with Semion Mogilevich on various oil transport deals between Ukraine and Russia.…"Who is Oleg Deripaska and why did Paul Manafort work for him? Russia Gate continues!"
I started writing this because I thought it was important to have a clear understand of what the hell is going on with the Trump – Russia connections. 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 Trump tower and the fact that 4 people have had to resign over connections to Putin is alarming. Honestly the discovery that…"86 paths to Putin"
We have all seen a lot of articles and op-eds speculating on the relationship our President Elect has with Putin. Newsweek and MotherJones have done some fantastic reporting on this, but a lot of people disregard those as left wing and therefore, unreliable. Unfortunate, given what is at stake. I’m not here to argue that we should hand the election to Clinton. She wasn’t a good candidate and I screamed about that for the…"53 sources showing the RussoTrump connection."