Jim Fetzer, Impeachment Nearing Conclusion: Recent Developments Point to Outcome

Jim Fetzer The impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump exemplifies the classic proverb, “You can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear”. The Democrats have been out for his scalp even before his inauguration, where the abuses of the FISA Court are unraveling with the determination two of four warrants on which the surveillance of Carter Page was based were invalid, which means that investigations and prosecutions based on them qualify as “fruit of the poisonous tree”. The “two hop” rule allowed the FBI to investigate those who had direct contact with Page and…

Scott Ritter, America Just Declared War on Iran and Nobody Blinked

Scott Ritter It is no longer a question of if Americans will die in a conflict with Iran, but when. The United States has long been engaged in a secret shadow war with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), dating back to the American invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003. This conflict took the lives of hundreds of American troops and hundreds more IRGC members. The Iranian opposition to the U.S. occupation of Iraq, and the inability of the U.S. to militarily defeat Iranian forces inside Iraq, was just…