Spain and the Catalonia independence movement; renown French journalist Jean Quatremer points to resurgent Francoism in Spain, compares Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy to Turkey’s President Erdogan:

USA reported to be stirring hostilities up in Ukraine before the Germans and Russians can get UN peacekeepers in place:


Florida shooting story doesn’t match up with student account:

Trump administration argues it can withhold, at will, any and practically all documentation on how the USA’s Food and Drug Administration decided to approve genetically modified salmon:

CIA argues it has the right to selectively leak to its media assets and deny the same information to reporters it doesn’t like:

Non-Russian criticism of ‘the Russians did it’ Mueller grand jury indictments fairly typical of people outside of the USA’s propaganda loop:

Per the immediate preceding, my own observation would be, even if the Special Counsel allegations were to be credible, the people bringing them destroy all credibility; when your lead investigator/special prosecutor’s history is framing people for crimes they didn’t commit, sandbagging & sinking criminal investigations into international narcotics & arms trafficking, protecting related money laundering & hired killers, and providing cover for the perpetrators (intelligence agencies) … why would any reasonably honest & intelligent person give two cents credibility to, and possess a rat’s ass level of sympathy for, ‘special’ counsel Robert Mueller? Why be concerned with anything other than the likely fact the entire process is a case of fatally poisoned ‘justice.’

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Personal experiences and political observations, having lived in Catalonia:

The (still unexplained) ordering a swat team away from an active shooter:

On Robert Mueller’s history of protecting criminals: