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The Russian Job:  The Plot Thickens

The Russian Job: The Plot Thickens

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - An avalanche of news about the connection of key Trump political operatives to Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation rolled down ominously on…
AG Jeff Sessions as Gump:  SNL Cold Open

AG Jeff Sessions as Gump: SNL Cold Open

Kate McKinnon | (Saturday Night Live) | Video Clip | - - "Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Kate McKinnon) chats with strangers (Octavia Spencer, Leslie Jones, Kyle Mooney, Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett) at…
All of Putin’s / Trump’s Men

All of Putin’s / Trump’s Men

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - The NYT has broken the story that several Trump associates are under investigation by the FBI for their contacts with Russian intelligence and…

Top 3 Ways to rig an Election

By William deBuys | ( Tomdispatch.com ) - - Donald Trump was right. The election was rigged. What Trump got wrong (and, boy, does he get things wrong) is that the rigging…