Sunday, April 22, 2018

Democratic Party Sues Russia, Trump, Wikileaks For Conspiring To Hurt Hillary In 2016 Election

Zero Hedge | Apr 20, 2018 | Tyler Durden

Did The Democrats' "The Russians did it" narrative just jump the shark?

The Washingtoin Post reports that The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.

The lawsuit alleges that in addition to the Russian Federation, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Wikileaks and Guccifer 2.0, top Trump campaign officials, including Donald Trump Jr, Roger Stone, Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and pretty much everyone else who has been mentioned in the same paragraph as Trump....


 ... conspired with the Russian government and its military spy agency to hurt Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and help Trump by hacking the computer networks of the Democratic Party and disseminating stolen material found there.

DNC Chairman Tom Perez said in a statement...
“During the 2016 presidential campaign, Russia launched an all-out assault on our democracy, and it found a willing and active partner in Donald Trump’s campaign,”

“This constituted an act of unprecedented treachery: the campaign of a nominee for President of the United States in league with a hostile foreign power to bolster its own chance to win the presidency,”
The lawsuit asserts that the Russian hacking campaign - combined with Trump associates’ contacts with Russia and the campaign’s public cheerleading of the hacks - amounted to an illegal conspiracy to interfere in the election that caused serious damage to the Democratic Party.


 We look forward to Trump's tweeted response to this farce; we also look forward to the Democrats collecting millions of dollars in damages from Putin.

As a reminder, the president has repeatedly rejected any collusion or improper activity by his campaign. This week, he referred again in a tweet to the “phony Russia investigation where, by the way, there was NO COLLUSION (except by the Dems).”

The Washington Post  notes that the lawsuit echoes a similar legal tactic that the Democratic Party used during the Watergate scandal.
In 1972, the DNC filed suit against then President Richard Nixon’s reelection committee seeking $1 million in damages for the break-in at Democratic headquarters in the Watergate building.

The suit was denounced at the time by Nixon’s attorney general, John Mitchell, who called it a case of “sheer demagoguery” by the DNC.
But the civil action brought by former DNC chair Lawrence F. O’Brien was ultimately successful, yielding a $750,000 settlement from the Nixon campaign that was reached on the day in 1974 that Nixon left office.
The suit filed today seeks millions of dollars in compensation to offset damage it claims the party suffered from the hacks. The DNC argues that the cyberattack undermined its ability to communicate with voters, collect donations and operate effectively as its employees faced personal harassment and, in some cases, death threats.

As a reminder, Senate investigators and prosecutors for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III are still investigating whether Trump associates coordinated with the Russian efforts. Last month, House Intelligence Committee Republicans said they found no evidence that President Trump and his affiliates colluded with Russian officials to sway the election or that the Kremlin sought to help him — a conclusion rejected by the panel’s Democrats.

On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein told Trump that he wasn't the target of the Mueller probe.

Meanwhile, as Glenn Greenwald summarized it:
18 months after their crushing defeat at the hands of a game show host, the Democrats have still published no public autopsy about why they lost or have collapsed at all levels. They did, though, just file a lawsuit blaming Russia & WL for their loss


 Another hot take makes sense in the context of the the Dems' growing fundraising gap:


 Freedom Press director noted that the theories promoted "in the DNC lawsuit against WikiLeaks are crazy" and "If it actually was accepted by a judge/jury, countless journalists would be liable for all sorts of campaign related reporting in the future."


 Last but not least, one of the defendants, Wikileaks itself, commented, saying that the "DNC already has a moribund publicity lawsuit which the press has became bored of--hence the need to refile it as a "new" suit before mid-terms. As an accurate publisher of newsworthy information @wikileaks is constitutionally protected from such suits."


And if someone still thinks this is some elaborate prank, here is the actual lawsuit:


DNC Lawsuit by Zerohedge on Scribd

SHOCKING VIDEOS: Carla Ortiz Report From Syria Contradicts Corp. News Coverage

The Jimmy Dore Show | Apr 22, 2018

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

At Least Psychopathic Syrian Strikes: High tech killing power with ‘good intentions’


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Alernative Media is Winning: Here's Proof

ExtraSensory.News | Apr 6, 2018

Editor's note: The mainstream media has recently started smearing journalists that are not spouting the establishment line. They do this because they are unable to go against what they are saying as they have no valid evidence, so they revert to smearing as a way to discredit the alternative media who is taking their info space which they desperately need to survive. Here are some of the responses to the most recent examples.

When you see these types of attacks it is obvious the establishment is afraid of these people telling the truth and going against their war mongering acceptance. This is a clear sign that they fear this information spreading and want to stop it, and are literally stooping to the lowest low in an attempt to harm the image of those who are truly honest in their assessments of the psychopathic ways being implemented by those controlling the government.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Roger Waters abhors endorsing 'Feelgood' campaigns – Blumenthal on White Helmets email revelations

RT | Apr 6, 2018

The controversial Syrian activist group, the White Helmets, has tried to lobby Roger Waters, the co-founder of the rock group Pink Floyd. A group, called the Syria Campaign, sent an email to the musician, inviting him to a fundraising dinner on behalf of the White Helmets-affiliated organization.

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Boy in Douma ‘chem attack’ video says he was lured with cookies, then sprayed with water

RT | Apr 19, 2018

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A boy who was portrayed as a ‘victim’ in a rebel-linked activists’ video of the alleged chemical attack in Douma has told Russian broadcaster VGTRK that he was lured into the hospital with cookies and then sprayed with water.

Panic, fear, screaming adults and frightened children featured in the purported footage of the aftermath following the alleged chemical attack in the Eastern Ghouta city. The video has been circulated by mainstream media since April 7 after being posted by the so-called Douma Revolution group.

The group is one of the organizations, along with the notorious rebel-linked White Helmets, that has claimed government troops were the culprits behind the reported chemical attack.

One of the main ‘characters’ in the footage is a soaked boy, who is seen being sprayed with water by people who claim to be ‘rescue workers.’ It’s not clear whether they are doctors from the hospital, human rights activists, or White Helmets members. The latter usually make such videos and send them to news agencies, including Reuters.

Russian broadcaster VGTRK said it found the boy in the video, who appeared to be 11-year-old Hassan Diab. His story differed from the one presented by the activists and later propagated by the mainstream media. He was in the basement with his mother, who said they ran out of food, when they heard some noise outside.

Read more at RT..