New NATO-approved US monument honors fascist Lithuanian Nazi collaborator as anti-Soviet hero | The Grayzone

The United States is now the site of a monument to a Nazi collaborator.

[…because of a lie called Russia-gate. Congrats, America. We’re now celebrating the very thing George Orwell warned us about. I often wonder if Americans even know who George was — or if they bother to read. ~ G]


A new monument in Chicago celebrates US-born Lithuanian Nazi collaborator Adolfas Ramanauskas “Vanagas,” who led a fascist militia that massacred Jews in the Holocaust. EU and NATO member Lithuania heroizes him for fighting the USSR.

 

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Target Iran! – Consortiumnews

Francis Boyle positions sabre-rattling at Iran squarely inside the catastrophic saga of U.S. imperialism.    By Francis Boyle

The author delivered this speech at the Perdana Global Peace Forum 2006 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on June 22, 2006. That year the U.S. had deployed aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf and tensions then, as now, were high.

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Jim Comey’s own words justify Bill Barr’s review | TheHill

Attorney General William Barr has just blitzed former FBI Director James Comey on third down and there’s a feeling a sack is imminent.

Barr’s tasking of U.S. Attorney John Durham to review the “origins” of the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation of the Trump campaign becomes the third examination of Comey and his special team, joining efforts by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz and U.S. Attorney John Huber.

This is an entirely appropriate response to the fearful possibility that the FBI was misused by its past leadership for political purposes.

AG Barr understands well that the FBI is dead as an agency — undeserving of the nation’s trust — if it is commonly perceived to be a weapon for political vagaries rather than an impartial, objective enforcer of the rule of law so vital to the survival of democratic governance.

Read more: Jim Comey’s own words justify Bill Barr’s review | TheHill

The Coming Wrath Of Barr: The Real Story Behind The Russian Hoax | Zero Hedge

Durham, a Republican, is known as “apolitical.” His record indicates a tough but fair prosecutor who, as The Washington Post put it in 2009, has “parachuted into crisis situations for both political parties over three decades.” The fact that Barr has enlisted him is no small matter.

The entire collusion story has crumbled rapidly, over the past few months, and it now seems possible – finally – that those who conspired to fabricate a phony, politically motivated counterintelligence operation will face a reckoning.

 

Read more: The Coming Wrath Of Barr: The Real Story Behind The Russian Hoax | Zero Hedge

Russia-gate’s Monstrous Offspring – Consortiumnews

Russia-gate has shed any premise of being about Russian interference, writes Daniel Lazare,  but the idea that America may in anyway be responsible for its own fate is of course unthinkable.

 

Source: Russia-gate’s Monstrous Offspring – Consortiumnews