The Hunter Biden report

We previously blogged about reports on Hunter Biden’s role with Burisma Holdings. A U.S. Senate report was released with additional information and allegations of related criminal activity. US Message Board: Senate report on Hunter Biden’s financial dealings flagged potential crimes ranging from sex trafficking to bribery. TO BE UPDATED …

Promoting and compelling ID theft

For several years beginning around 2010, a lone teenager in Vietnam named Hieu Minh Ngo ran one of the Internet’s most profitable and popular services for selling “fullz,” stolen identity records that included a consumer’s name, date of birth, Social Security number and email and physical address. — It’s not entirely clear what is going on […]

Medieval punishments in modern America

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. — Eighth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States Some of our favorite expressions for extreme punishments have a double meaning. Drawn and quartered Are you drawn and quartered? Perhaps you have valid photo identification that lists the […]

Salvation by works

There has been a problem with a pernicious doctrine of “salvation by works” sneaking into church. European Protestants broke away from the Roman Catholic church over that. Helpers, assistants, deacons, and rectors start showing up in church with a deceptively “simple” Christian work ethic. They purport to support, house, feed, and clothe large families on […]

Does Pompeo support ANTIFA?

There’s a new post at the Department of State’s website, entitled “Europe and the China Challenge.” There is an official conversation with Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Prime Minister of Denmark and Secretary General of NATO, and very conveniently “retired” from public life in 2014, though oviously still exercising vast political power behind the scenes. […]

CIA’s “foreign policy” objectives

Come on, now. There’s a trademark magazine, The duties of U.S. Department of State do not include representing or promoting “foreign policy” as such in the United States. CIA may need to be apologetic or defensive at times, assertive of U.S. policy and U.S. interests in an international context. We are Americans, and we […]