Journalism Media Ukraine War spreads government propaganda

The news aggregation site has a list of Fact Checks “From independent sources” near the bottom of the page. On Feb 5 2023 I saw: The second article, Beijing Boosts Kremlin Disinformation That US Caused War in Ukraine, is from, which, according to Wikipedia, “is a fact-checking website-aggregator[2] produced by U.S. government-funded news […]

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Putin Apologists!

Sources: George Kennan: quoted by Thomas Friedman in his New York Times essay This Is Putin’s War. But America and NATO Aren’t Innocent Bystanders. Jack Matlock: in Ukraine: Tragedy of a Nation Divided William J. Perry: How the U.S. Lost Russia—and How We Can Restore Relations Robert Gates: quoted in We Always Knew the Dangers […]

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Psst! Wanna buy a bridge?

For documentation of the claims see Playing Russian Roulette in Ukraine With Rep. Adam Smith, or the detailed How the U.S. provoked Russia in Ukraine: A Compendium. When I share content that exposes U.S. culpability in the crisis in Ukraine, some people attack me, saying that I am parroting Putin’s propaganda, etc. It’s going to […]

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Guilt by Association: How the Peace Movement is hindered by antiwar MAGA Republicans like Joe Kent

Tonight I went to a fundraiser for Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, who is running for Congress in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Perez’s opponent is Joe “America First” Kent, a far right MAGA Republican endorsed by Donald Trump.  Kent appears frequently with Steve Bannon and with Tucker Carlson.   He supports crazy conspiracy theories. He has called the […]

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Playing Russian Roulette in Ukraine

Four recent articles have similar, frightening messages about the risk of nuclear escalation in Ukraine.  My member of Congress, Rep. Adam Smith (no relation), is playing a large role in sustaining that risk. The first article, Putin flirts again with grim prospect of nuclear war – this time he might mean it, by Pjotr Sauer […]

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Summary and comments on Bruce Gagnon and Regis Tremblay video

Bruce Gagnon and Regis Tremblay discuss US EU Looming Crash, Billions of US $$ pouring into Ukraine, War between the US and Russia. The interview covers a lot of history and claims. Many of them I’ve read elsewhere. Many of the claims I believe to be true. Some of the claims are plausible but need […]

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Warnings about Ukraine from top Western strategic thinkers

I saw this on fb, which had a link to  It complements my How the U.S. provoked Russia in Ukraine: A Compendium. The fascinating thing about the #Ukraine war is the sheer number of top #Western strategic thinkers and scholars who have warned for years that it was coming if NATO continued down the […]