Is The NY Times Op-Ed a Literary Reichstag Fire?

This op-ed does not constitute loyal opposition, nor does it represent patriotic intent.  It is, if legitimate, a confession of sedition and implication of co-conspirators. It will be used by the Trump administration to justify new, abrupt and draconian measures to silence dissent both within and outside of the White House, no different than the Reichstag Fire was used by the Nazi Party to do the same.  The constant mantra of the media being the  “enemy of the people” which Trump has been chanting since the nascent days of his administration, now has even greater salience within his core of followers and catamites within congress.

Putin Denies Missile Video Targets Florida: He is Lying

Does Putin think we are that stupid?  Are we to believe him and not our own eyes? It is fully within Putin’s character to lie easily and without compunction.  As a former spymaster and KGB agent, he has been well trained to do just that.

Russia’s Strategy for November 2018

So know this republicans, Russians did not attack democrats, they attacked Americans, they attacked the very system which put you in power.  Putin’s goal is not a convenient gift to you, it is your county’s destruction.  You need to wake up and come to the table, because you are most likely the next target.

Yes, We Are a Republic — Also, We Have a Democracy

A republic and democracy are not mutually exclusive.  It defies logic to say “We are not a democracy, we are a republic”; it belies any semblance of understanding of what a republic or what democracy actually is.