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Russia collusion investigation

042918 Probable cause: FBI actions don’t match their words

This is the third of the three “dead giveaways” that raised a red flag for me about this “investigation”.  The first two dead giveaways were the lack of a crime and the lack of motive.  Now, let’s look at the FBI’s behavior and see if their actions match their words.

Would people who fit THIS …

042818 Probable cause: Russia doesn’t match the eyewitness description

Just to set the stage here, imagine a rape victim – in say, oh, why not Ferguson, MO – telling police that her assailant was a six-foot-five-inch-tall white male with red hair and a big, bushy red beard.  Got that?   The eyewitness description is for a six-foot-five-inch-tall white male with red hair and a …

042718 Probable cause: what motive would Trump have to do this?

This won’t take long.  The answer is “None”.

Remember the numbers on electoral votes from this blog’s 4/23 post.  Trump was sitting at 273 electoral votes without any help, and had a reasonable expectation of picking up more by out-working Clinton in MN, MI, WI and IA.  He wouldn’t have felt he needed any help, …

042618 Probable cause: what motive would Russia have to do this?

This one is fun.  I hope you’ll agree.  Tragic in its implications about how corrupt Washington is, but at least it’s fun to go through the exercise of asking about motive.  We’ll begin with asking whether Russia would have a motive to help Trump, and we’ll look at five situations.

How could Russia reasonably …

042418 How can it be a crime to provide American voters with true information?

That’s what it boils down to when we examine the government’s theory of the MEANS used in the commission of this act.  If we keep probing to get past the hysterical shrieks of the 30,000-foot view of “Interference!”, “Hacking!”, “Treason!”, “Illegitimate!”, “Direct attack on the sovereignty of our electoral process!”, “Grave threat to national …