Category: Congress

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John Ratcliffe, Trump’s Pick for Intelligence Chief, Follows a Slew of QAnon Accounts

John Ratcliffe, Trump’s Pick for Intelligence Chief, Follows a Slew of QAnon Accounts

The last time Trump attempted to name Rep. John Ratcliffe, Texas Republican as Director of National Intelligence, the White House had to pull his nomination. Ratclffe, according to multiple news reports had padded his resume with a false claims Ratcliffe claimed to have overseen the prosecution of terrorists in Atlanta. His former colleagues said he...

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‘Fiasco’ Podcast Excavates the Iran-Contra Conspiracy

The Iran-Contra scandal of the late 1980s was precursor to today’s “deep state” politics. The Reagan White House, in cahoots with the CIA, organized a conspiracy to bypass Congressional restrictions on U.S. aid to contra rebels in Nicaragua. It was an unconstitutional and illegal scheme that resulted in dozens of criminal indictments, including charges against...

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Trump’s Intelligence Purge Rattles National Security Establishment

Trump’s Intelligence Purge Rattles National Security Establishment

Former CIA director John Brennan calls it a “full blown national security crisis.” Soon to be ex-acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Joseph Maguire says Congress that Russia is seeking to influence in the 2020 presidential election on behalf of President Trump. Trump is replacing Maguire with Richard Grenell, a former spokesman for U.S. Ambassador...

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Are UFOs Real? Official Secrecy Shrouds U.S. Government Research

Are UFOs Real? Official Secrecy Shrouds U.S. Government Research

This lengthy piece from Popular Mechanics doesn’t argue that UFO’s are real, merely that the U.S. government studied the phenomenon of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP)  far more closely–and secretly–than it cares to publicly admit, and several U.S. senators spearheaded funding for the UAP research, both public and private. These revelations comes from an avalanche of...

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