Another Mega Group Spy Scandal? Samanage, Sabotage, and the SolarWinds Hack

Another Mega Group Spy Scandal? Samanage, Sabotage, and the SolarWinds Hack

The devastating hack on SolarWinds was quickly pinned on Russia by US intelligence. A more likely culprit, Samanage, a company whose software was integrated into SolarWinds’ software just as the “back door” was inserted, is deeply tied to Israeli intelligence and intelligence-linked families such as the Maxwells. In mid-December of 2020, a massive hack compromised…

Knives Out: Boycott, Purge, and Prosecute

Knives Out: Boycott, Purge, and Prosecute

The Biden administration has promised to promote unity when it takes office later this month. That’s an excellent message after four years of deliberate provocation and polarization coming from the Trump administration. But the incoming administration must also draw a clear line between what is and is not acceptable political behavior. And the best way…

The Lesson of 2020: What’s the Point of Pointing Out the Hypocrisy?

The Lesson of 2020: What’s the Point of Pointing Out the Hypocrisy?

I’ve been on vacation in Mexico for the past two weeks. But that isn’t the reason content from me has been scarcer than normal. Yes, vacations are supposed to be for recharging and taking a break from your routine. But as I sat down to write this morning the overwhelming sense of futility washed over…

The Great White MOPE of American Politics

The Great White MOPE of American Politics

The great gold trader Jim Sinclair used to describe monetary and fiscal policy as MOPE – Management of Perspective Economics. Central bankers, government officials and media collaborate to create data and policy to generate a pre-determined outcome for their benefit. They are in the ‘reality creation’ business. And that’s how they maintain some semblance of…

U.S. Color Revolution: The Not So Phantom Menace

U.S. Color Revolution: The Not So Phantom Menace

“There is no civility, there is only politics…The Bureaucrats are in charge now…”— Senator Palpatine The Black Revolution in the U.S. is proceeding according to script. We are into the 3rd act of it. Act I was the Coronapocalypse setting the stage for vastly expanded government powers and the systemic undermining of the sitting President….