Paul Craig Roberts: “In America Today, Facts Cannot Compete With Lies”
by Tyler Durden
Mar 23, 2017 10:15 PM
Authored by Paul Craig Roberts,
Unable to provide an ounce of evidence that a Trump/Putin conspiracy stole the presidential election from Hillary Clinton, the corrupt US “intelligence” agencies are shifting their focus to social media and to Internet sites such as Alex Jones and Breitbart. Little doubt the FBI investigation will trickle down to Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept, Zero Hedge, the Ron Paul Institute, Nomi Prins, Naked Capitalism, Lew Rockwell, Global Research, antiwar.com, and to others on the PropOrNot, Harvard Library, and Le Monde lists, such as top Reagan administration officials David Stockman and myself. It is extraordinary that the FBI is so desperate to protect the budget of the military/security complex that it brings such embarrassment to itself. Who in the future will believe any FBI report or anything a FBI official says?
Those behind this “investigation” understand that it is so ridiculous that they must give it gravity and credibility. They selected two reporters, Peter Stone and Greg Gordon, in the McClatchy News Washington Bureau, who fit Udo Ulfkotte’s definition of “bought journalists.” Hiding behind anonymous sources—“two people familiar with the inquiry” and “sources who spoke on condition of anonymity”—the presstitutes fell in with the attack on independent media, reporting that one former US intelligence official said: “This may be one of the most highly impactful information operations in the history of intelligence.” http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article139695453.html
Continue reading at http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-03-23/paul-craig-roberts-america-today-facts-cannot-compete-lies
Summary via R3publican
Hillary lost the election to Trump. It could be that she was a weak establishment candidate while Trump tapped into a deep vein of voter anger and resentment. Or it could be that Russians stole the election. Russians FBI Director Comey told the House Intelligence Committee that the latter explanation is under federal investigation. But he offered no evidence
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From the Tapp family in Cimarron County further west:
Rachael Tapp (March 6th)
I have witnessed dawn at night, driving through Buffalo. Massive fire line moving southeast. Much loss for friends of ours.
OKGrassroots – Wildfires blazing in Oklahoma and Texas Panhandle – Friends Calling for Prayer
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