Entries by Adam L Silverman

Even More Breaking News! Sean Hannity Identified By Michael Cohen’s Lawyer As Michael Cohen’s Third Legal Client

BREAKING: NBC News confirms that, after being forced to disclose the name in court, Michael Cohen says his third client – after Donald Trump and Elliot Broidy – is Sean Hannity. — Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi) April 16, 2018 Long time listener, first time caller… Just reached Sean Hannity to ask if he had any response […]

Pentagon Press Briefing On Syrian Air Strikes Live Feed

Here’s the live feed for the 10:00 PM EDT Pentagon press briefing on the US, British, and French air strikes on Syrian targets. From Spencer Ackerman’s February 20, 2018 reporting at The Daily Beast, here are the details on the legal justifications that the Trump Administration produced to justify today’s strikes on Syria. Secretary of State […]

Another Point For Christopher Steele: Mueller Has Evidence That Cohen Was In Prague In 2016

Gonna be that kind of Friday! From McClatchy: WASHINGTON  The Justice Department special counsel has evidence that Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and confidant, Michael Cohen, secretly made a late-summer trip to Prague during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Confirmation of the trip would lend credence to a retired […]

The Need To Focus Among Large Amounts of Breaking News

A lot of news has broken this week, including today. I would argue that everyone take a deep breath and a step back and focus on which bits of the breaking news contain the really important information. I would argue that the really important domestic/American news to have come out so far this week, other […]

Life As Metaphor: The Wall Goes Down!

A fitting metaphor for Infrastructure Week. It is always Infrastructure Week… Rod Salka wore “America 1st” and a wall pattern on his trunks against Mexican fighter Francisco Vargas, and ended up getting his ass kicked #boxing pic.twitter.com/CmNfIeU6X1 — Ryan Songalia (@ryansongalia) April 13, 2018 Open thread!

No Plan Survives Contact With The Enemy: Military Strikes And The Strategic Complications At The Heart Of The Syrian Problem Set

This morning the President warned Russia and its Syrian and Iranian clients that we had the nice, new missiles all ready to go as a response to both the chemical attack on Eastern Ghouta, as well as Russia’s attempts to warn the US and its potential allies – from both the existing US led coalition […]