Tag: Roger Stone

Inside the Dirty Tricks of Roger Stone

[The excerpt below is from a much longer article I wrote on the 2016 election which is not yet published. This segment is about the relationship between Roger Stone, Randy Credico and Donald Trump. Randy Credico is an interesting character…

A Month of #TrumpRussia Collusion

According to new reporting from NBC News, both the Clinton and Trump campaigns received a special briefing from senior officials of the FBI’s counterintelligence team not long after their candidates secured their respective party’s nominations. They were warned that foreign…

What Kind of Evidence of Collusion Do We Have?

The following comes from the Wall Street Journal: Learning that hacker “Guccifer 2.0” had tapped into a Democratic committee that helps House candidates, [Florida Republican political operative Aaron] Nevins wrote to the hacker to say: “Feel free to send any…

An Era of Breathtaking Lies

David Leonhardt of the New York Times has evidently lost his patience with the lies that are coming out the president’s mouth and the mouths of his spokespeople and surrogates, and so he’s abandoning his reservations about applying the ‘L’…

Were They Spying on Trump?

Let’s say, for the sake of argument, that President Obama ordered phones in Trump’s offices in Trump Tower to be tapped during the campaign. If that was part of an official investigation and had warrants to back it up, that…

Manafort Is Out, Someone Worse Is In

You know, it’s true that Richard Nixon did very well in the South by employing the so-called “Southern Strategy,” but Jimmy Carter took the South back from the Republicans in 1976. I think that a lot of people forget this.…

The Meaning of Paul Manafort

Paul Manafort grew up in New Britain, Connecticut where his father served as mayor. Later on, he moved to Washington DC where he got undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown in the early 1970’s. He’s not a child of the…