Ukraine: seven persons involved in the organization of Russian elections in the illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol added to EU sanctions list (Council of the European Union)

The European Council of the European Union reports that they have added seven persons to the list of those subject to “restrictive measures” over “actions undermining or threatening the territorial … Continue reading Ukraine: seven persons involved in the organization of Russian elections in the illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol added to EU sanctions list (Council of the European Union)

I may as well post this quickie Made-for-Tweet vid about the media’s mangling of Natalia Veselnitskaya’s name.

What happens to all the abandoned videos made in 3 minutes for use in a stupid tweet? Unloved, unneeded, they’re thrown away like trash… or recycled onto a blog post to assuage the guilt.

How NOT to redact a document, brought to you by the attorneys for former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort (video tutorial)

Obviously, these cases are all National Security cases and throughout certain things have been redacted if they pertain to a part of the investigation which is still ongoing. You might think by now that Manafort’s attorneys would have figured out how to redact a court filing, or that, considering the considerable jeopardy facing their client, they might at least consult Google on the subject.
But you would be wrong.

Syria update III: Mattis Resigns, Sky Falls

“My views on treating allies with respect and also being clear-eyed about both malign actors and strategic competitors are strongly held and informed by over four decades of immersion in these issues. We must do everything possible to advance an international order that is most conducive to our security, prosperity and values, and we are strengthened in this effort by the solidarity of our alliances.”
—Secretary of Defense James Mattis

Syria Update II: OMG SHIT GOT REAL FAST

Then came the wave: MATTIS RESIGNS

America’s assumptions about our threats may be very outdated. WE are seen as the enemy by most. (Even most allies, now.)

“”…it’s time we stopped willfully misunderstanding the situation we are in and the leverage we no longer have.
The world is uniting against us with stunning rapidity.

I am not a spy

So, as a non-Russia hating, radical, subversive hacker whose formal education was in Chemistry, speaks the wrong languages, thinks Israel commits war crimes and that America does as well, is embedded in the center of the proving grounds of the Military Industrial Complex and whose entire life was spent under the tutelage of a father that essentially made the Surveillance State possible, I just want to say, for the record:
I am not a spy.