President-elect Donald Trump, and President Vladimir Putin


Source of quote: The Washington Post, online edition, December 14, 2016:

Fiona Hill co-authored the 2015 book Mr. Putin: Operative at the Kremlin, available here, on Amazon. She is also (according to the Washington Post story linked above, written by David Filipov) a scholar at the Brookings Institution. Here’s the headline, taken from a screenshot.


For those who do not know, The Washington Post is the newspaper which blew open the Watergate scandal, and that, in turn, brought down the Nixon administration.

These are facts.

Russian Impact Crater Found in Frozen Lake By Fishermen


Russian Impact Crater Found in Frozen Lake By Fishermen

Can you imagine what it would be like to encounter such a thing as this crater?

Can you imagine what it is like to have every window in your whole region suddenly turned into a shower of broken glass, with the temperature at -15 degrees Celsius, as many thousands did?

Thus far, no deaths are known to have happened from this February 15 airburst, nor the 1908 Tunguska Event, the largest in recorded history. In that sense, the Russians lucked out. Twice.

[image source: screenshot posted to Wikipedia]