on the way out. Karma, like God, works in mysterious ways and the Gunny predicts that this is really just the first of the fallout from the eight shitty years with The Brown Clown queefing up the WH to come.
EXCERPT: “Three weeks after John Kerry’s State Department was humiliated one last time when Russia, Turkey and Syria sat down alone, demonstratively without inviting the US, to discuss the terms of a proposed Syrian ceasefire, Russia has already offered a diplomatic fig leaf to the incoming Trump administration when Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the press Russia has invited the United States to take part in the upcoming talks on Syria,
“As I said yesterday, we have already invited the US,” Lavrov told journalists in Moscow on Thursday.
And since the meeting on the Syrian settlement is scheduled to take place in the Kazakh capital of Astana on January 23, three days after Trump takes over, the implication is clear: the invite is for the Trump administration only. Lavrov confirmed:
“We think it would be the right thing to invite the representatives of the UN and the new US administration to the meeting,” Lavrov had said on Wednesday, at a press conference summing up the results of Russian foreign policy in 2016.”
And even worse, closer to home…
EXCERPT: “A group of intelligence, military, and diplomatic veterans known as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to release evidence regarding alleged Russian interference in the election. Otherwise, the letter asserts, the outgoing president must admit proof is lacking.
In their latest attempt at ensuring the U.S. government is listening to the issues raised by concerned members of the intelligence community, the group writes that “[u]nconfirmed accusations continue to swirl alleging that Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized ‘Russian hacking’ that helped put [President-elect Donald] Trump in the White House.”
Pressing Obama, who is “[p]resident for a few more days,” for more proof, the group adds that he has “the power to demand concrete evidence of a link between the Russians and WikiLeaks, which published the bulk of the information in question.” If Obama and his administration do not have such evidence, the group adds, “the American people should be told that there is no fire under the smoke and mirrors of recent weeks.”
Ouch. The outing of yet another line of bullshit from the Obama Administration, thankfully almost a bad history lesson!