My most harsh criticism of modern journalism is that coverage almost always misses the larger forest by focusing so intensely on each of the trees. It’s called turn-of-the-screw journalism. It goes like this. This happened and then this happened and he said this and she said and this happened. When you consume that news you… Continue reading Reporters Can’t See the Big Fat Orange Forest
Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was indicted this week on several serious felonies in connection with Russia’s manipulation of our democratic processes to benefit Trump and harm his opponent Hillary Clinton. Manafort, 64, was born in New Britain, Conn. His grandfather, James A. Manafort, immigrated from Italy in 1907. James founded the construction… Continue reading Who Is Paul Manafort?
It’s taking too long, but it’s happening. The links between Russia and Donald Trump are being exposed. If you recall, back in October, Salon ran this story about a secret Trump server that communicated with only one other server owned by a Russia bank. While interesting, it wasn’t a bombshell because no one could really… Continue reading Trump’s Russian Connections Coming Into View (UPDATE 1)
The FBI released a report on Russian hacking our election and helping Donald Trump become the next president of the United States. The report is 13 pages long. Three of the pages discuss Russian hacking. The remaining pages are meant for departments and agencies to help protect against these sorts of threats. According to the… Continue reading FBI Report on Russian Hacking GRIZZLY STEPPE