“Deserve’s got nuthin’ to do with it.”
— William Munny, Unforgiven
A couple of weeks ago I told you the first U.S. Civil War was here.
What I didn’t tell you was the face of that Civil War is Bill Browder.
Browder was responsible for The Magnitsky Act. It handed our government insane sanctions powers on individuals and companies in the name of punishing rogue, evil regimes who torture innocents.
His story is the thing of spy novels. It reeks of power politics, market collusion and psychopathology.
And if only half of it is true, he and his associates deserve a fate worse than anything dreamed up by Dante and his Inferno.
Putin tried him in absentia for $230 million in tax evasion. Browder talks about Putin’s global reach, but men like him are the real power brokers: shaping policy, moving markets and destroying lives the world over.
Their current target is President Trump.
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Let’s connect some dots:
First, Facebook, to salvage its stock price, finds new “PROOF” of Russian election meddling, from the same troll farm Robert Mueller indicted in February.
Second, two days later, Lindsay Graham has a shiny new sanctions bill to get ‘tough on Putin to stop meddling.’
Graham‘s bill will:
1) Cut Russia off from selling sovereign debt,
2) Stop them from funding any energy project the world over
3) Force a two-thirds majority vote before the Trump can pull the U.S. out of NATO.
All to stop election meddling?????
That last part is “curious.”
Trump hasn’t talked about leaving NATO. So, why is Lindsay got his panties in a bunch over this?
This bill blatantly interferes with the…