Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
With the indictments and arrests and money crossing the palms of lawyers – wonder if these fellows think it is now a joke? What about Schumer/Pelosi/Schiff who were along for the ride and using these guys in their own mischief?
Likewise, the use of reports by ex-spy/campaign researcher Christopher Steele in pursuit of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) authority had far-reaching ramifications.
Not only did obtaining a FISA warrant allow authorities a window into other Trump figures with whom Page communicated, they led to a slew of leaked “bombshell” news stories that advanced many public misconceptions, including that a court had ruled there was “probable cause” that a Trump figure was an “agent of a foreign power.”
There are too many to list in one column, but the Horowitz report show years of breathless headlines were wrong. Some key points:
The so-called “Steele dossier” was, actually, crucial to the FBI’s decision to seek secret surveillance of Page.
Now let’s see if they are going to be “bobbing for apples or tricking or treating”?
We need alternate political parties. Independent Voter site Balladeer’s Blog presents another look at the ugly hoax (or maybe I should say Big Lie) about Trump collusion with Russia. Even some Democrat reporters over the years covered how false that story was (see below). No matter how much I despised George W Bush or Barack Obama, for instance, I wrote multiple blog posts about how ridiculous it was when people claim Bush planned the 9-11 attacks or that Obama was “a Muslim sleeper agent.”
Trump haters seem incapable of any rational thought when it comes to him, though. For years now every aspect of the “Russian Collusion” nonsense has been debunked and traced to Hillary Clinton campaign “opposition research” (the euphemism in America’s corrupt political system for manufacturing stories about rival candidates). Even veteran Trump hater Russell Brand has done multiple YT videos acknowledging that Trump never colluded with Russia…
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