Entries by Adam L Silverman

Late Evening/Early Morning Open Thread: Floriduh Man Brunch in Unusual Places Edition

So this happened. Florida man charged for eating pancakes in the middle of the road because Florida https://t.co/wp817xMK40 pic.twitter.com/Qy51aEWLoj — Billy Corben (@BillyCorben) March 25, 2017 ABC 10 News has the details. LAKELAND, Fla. – A man’s desire to eat pancakes in the middle of the road got him in trouble with the police. On […]

The Maskirovka Slips XI*: Updates to Four Ongoing Components

Three quick updates to our ongoing coverage of Putin’s campaign of active measures, dezinformatziya, kompromat, and cyberwarfare against the US, the EU and its member states, and NATO and its member states. First up, if you’re going to try for clever keep your mouth shut! I know that Nunes's Monday testimony was coordinated with WH […]

Something Strange in the Greater DC Area: There Appears to be a Cluster of Missing African American and Latina Teen Girls

There is concern that there is a cluster or, perhaps, a spike in missing persons cases in the DC area where the missing person is either an African American or Latina teen girl. The figure is startling — more than a dozen black and Latina teens have been reported missing in D.C. since March 1. The […]

This is One Important Reason Why We are Still Militarily Engaged in Iraq

I keep meaning to do a post on what is going on with the ongoing operations in Iraq and Syria – honest, but so much is going on I keep getting sidetracked. Regardless, I just saw this and I think it is important to highlight it: ISIS strapped explosives around this little boys (7) waist. […]

Newsworthy Items That Have Slipped Through the Cracks: We’re Doomed

I don’t mean to panic anyone, but the US breached the debt ceiling on March 16th and the current extension on the Fiscal Year 2017 continuing budget resolution runs out on April 28th. Given the dysfunction within the majority caucuses in the House and the Senate, the fact that the new Administration’s skinny budget has […]

Today in Domestic International Terrorism and Stochastic Violence: They Have Caught the Person Making the Bomb Threats

The AP is reporting that Israeli law enforcement has caught the person who has been calling bomb threats into Jewish Community Centers, synagogues, and Jewish American civic organizations throughout the US. JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting […]

An Assassination in Ukraine: The Unmasking of the Maskirovka has Removed the Need for Subtlety

Towards the end of 2016 a member of Russia’s parliament and his wife defected from Russia to Ukraine. Denis Voronenkov and his wife Maria Masakova sought asylum and he agreed to assist in the Ukrainian investigation into Victor Yanukovych, KIEV—Only a few months ago Denis Voronenkov and Maria Maksakova were two of the brightest stars […]