Category: espionage

Trump's feather brainstorm: Coordinating intelligence with Russia on cybersecurity

    “President Donald Trump floated, then seemingly disavowed, a deal for greater cybersecurity cooperation with Russia — an idea that drew dismay and mockery from lawmakers of both parties, and which numerous cyber analysts warned could even make the U.S. less secure.”  [politico.com]   For cybersecurity Trump has a fix Agreeing with Putin our... Read more »

Paranoia 101: Trump accuses Obama of Executive eavesdropping

  “Citing no evidence to support his explosive allegation, Trump said in a series of five tweets sent Saturday morning that Obama was ‘wire tapping’ his New York offices before the election in a move he compared to McCarthyism. ‘Bad (or sick) guy!’  he said of his predecessor, adding that the surveillance resulted in ‘nothing found.'”  ... Read more »

Message to Putin: Stroke Trump's huge ego and he's your amigo

“If Putin likes Donald Trump, guess what folks, that’s an asset. Not a liability.”     The hacking by Russians of Hillary mattered. Her chances of winning were certainly battered. What was Trump’s reply When told Putin did try? Shocked? Furious? Outraged? No, flattered.
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Why Trump continues to deny that Russia hackers put him in office

  Trump doesn’t agree with intelligence geeks That the Russians left fingerprints on Clinton leaks. The picture they paint His election would taint And we all would hear Putin whenever Trump speaks.

The Russians are hacking, the Russians are hacking, the Russians are hacking

  Almonds and pine nuts and roasting chestnuts; We lump them together and call nut. And now we can thank seedy geeks in Moscow That our next president is a walnut.    

Was McConnell a traitor to hide Trump's Russian connection?

  “In a confidential briefing, McConnell reportedly expressed doubt about intelligence findings that Russia aided efforts to boost Trump, ostensibly by promoting hacked emails and documents that were damaging to the Democratic Party and its nominee, Hillary Clinton.”  [businessinsider.com]   Our Intelligence says  Putin’s one of Trump’s backers; He ordered his agents to be Clinton hackers.... Read more »
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The weight of the presidency will now be on Trump

  Now Trump will be put to the test. Though I’m not sure how well he has known it. His decisions will be second-guessed And each policy failure he’ll own it.

Putin resorts to cyber-skullduggery to vet Trump

  “Two groups of Russian hackers, working for competing government intelligence agencies, penetrated computer systems of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to emails, chats and a trove of opposition research against Donald J. Trump, according to the party and a cybersecurity firm.” [nytimes.com]   Trump’s D.N.C. file’s been hacked. The Russians are guilty... Read more »