INTELLIGENCE, SECRECY & POWER (ISP) – N. 731, 15 December 2018

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FRONT PAGE – TRUMP FRAUDS, MUELLER-TRUMP-“THE RUSSIA THING”, CHINA THREATS, YELLOW VESTS

World Media – Synthesis Based on the Analysis of All 1 December 2018 to 15 December 2018 Entries

Major topics and events of the first fortnight of December include the following:

BEST (by theme and in chronological order)

INTERNATIONAL
Dec 2 – The Kerch incident was allegedly planned by Ukraine in cooperation with foreign powers [Iranian Press TV]
Dec 3 – Nigeria’s president says he is definitely not a clone
Dec 5 – UK’s Theresa May Suffers Defeats in Parliament as Hopes Fade for Brexit Deal
Dec 6 – Canada arrests Huawei CFO – She faces US extradition for allegedly violating Iran sanctions
Dec 7 – Huawei, the Chinese tech giant whose founder’s daughter was arrested and which could spark an all-out trade war
Dec 7 – UN rejects US-drafted resolution to condemn Hamas – Resolution championed by US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley
Dec 9 – Huawei Arrest Shows Trump Has No Game Plan against China
Dec 9 – Prosecuting the Chinese Huawei executive is an idiotic way to hold China in check
Dec 11 – Google’s secret ‘Dragonfly’ project is a major threat to human rights [censoring the Web for China]
Dec 11 – To Protect Migrants from Police, a Dutch Church Service Never Ends
Dec 12 – Egypt Restricts Yellow Vest Sales to Avoid Copycat Protests
Dec 12 – Russia sends bombers to Venezuela, calls US reaction “undiplomatic”
Dec 13 – FBI: China threatens ‘the future of the world’
Dec 13 – Israel – Netanyahu’s Negotiating With Neo-Fascists for a ‘Consensus View’ of the Holocaust
Dec 14 – Israel launches West Bank crackdown after Palestinian attacks
Dec 14 – Senate Votes to End Aid for Yemen Fight over Khashoggi Killing and Saudis’ War Aims

TRUMP, FRAUD & CORRUPTION
Dec 1 – Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Knew of Fraud Allegations at Florida Company but Continued to Promote It
Dec 1 – How a Future Trump Cabinet Member [Alexander Acosta] Gave a Serial Sex Abuser [Jeffrey Epstein] the Deal of a Lifetime
Dec 3 – Reports have emerged that in North Carolina’s ninth district, members of Republican Mark Harris’s campaign [Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr.] effectively stole absentee ballots from primarily elderly black voters by promising to finish filling out incomplete ballots on the voters’ behalf
Dec 7 – Kushners’ Beachfront Strip Eligible for Trump’s Poor-Area Tax Perks
Dec 7 – Ryan Zinke [Interior Secretary] Promotes Logging in the Wake of California’s Wildfires [when there are no trees, they can’t burn]
Dec 8 – 2 More Immigrants Say They Worked for Trump despite Lacking Legal Status
Dec 12 – Donald Trump Appears When Searched For Word ‘Idiot’ – Google CEO Sundar Pichai Explains Why!
Dec 12 – Trumpifying the Judiciary – The GOP-led Senate made disgraceful history yesterday [Jonathan Kobes becomes federal judge]
Dec 13 – Thrown Out of Office, Former Judge Aaron Persky Asks Supporters to Help Pay $135,000 Debt
Dec 14 – A Life of Corruption – Essentially every enterprise Trump has ever been associated with has fallen under investigation or legal scrutiny
Dec 14 – How an American-Funded Broadcaster [the anti-Cuba TV Martí] Targeted George Soros
Dec 15 – Facing 17 Ethics Investigations, Ryan Zinke Set to Resign

POLITICS
Dec 1 – White House admits Trump climate policies will cost Americans $500 billion a year
Dec 3 – Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) – Incoming House Natural Resources Committee chairman on his plans to end House Republicans’ [and the FBI’s] long-standing witch hunt against environmental groups
Dec 4 – Stung by Election Losses, Republicans in the States Seek a Way to Neutralize Democrats
Dec 6 – Wisconsin Republicans Defiantly Move to Limit the Power of Incoming Democrats
Dec 10 – Comey calls on Americans to ‘use every breath we have’ to oust Trump in 2020
Dec 11 – This morning, President Trump openly fought with Democratic Leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in the Oval Office, demanding funding for his border wall and threatening a government shutdown if he doesn’t get it
Dec 11 – That was awkward — at world’s biggest climate conference, US promotes fossil fuels
Dec 11 – The Trump Administration Pitched Coal at a Climate Change Conference
Dec 12 – Trump’s Energy Adviser [Wells Griffith] Runs Away at UN Climate Talks
Dec 12 – Steve King Demands List of Google Staff So He Can Check If They’re God-Fearing Patriots
Dec 12 – The Trump Administration Just Killed Net Neutrality for Text Messages

DEATHS, KILLINGS & COPS
Dec 1 – Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger indicted for murder of her black unarmed neighbor in his own apartment
Dec 8 – ‘A Witness That They Were Here’: Los Angeles Honors 1,457 of Its Unclaimed Dead
Dec 8 – James Fields Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Death of Heather Heyer [Charlottesville riots]
Dec 11 – US and Israeli Police Are Sharing Violent and Repressive Tactics [people that think walls solve their problems]
Dec 11 – Indiana boy, 16, arrested in killing of pregnant high school cheerleader
Dec 12 – Officers [New York Police Department] Rip Baby from Mother’s Arms during Arrest
Dec 14 – Florida Supreme Court rules police can use ‘Stand Your Ground’ defense after on-duty shootings
Dec 14 – Tipster thwarts school gunman, 14, who commits suicide after firefight with police

MUELLER, TRUMP & “THE RUSSIA THING”
Dec 1 – Pardoning Manafort would be unambiguous grounds for impeachment – Take it off the table, Mr. President
Dec 3 – Special Counsel Robert Mueller made it evident that his team has identified collusion between the Trump team and Russia
Dec 4 – Manafort Tried to Broker Deal with Ecuador to Hand Assange Over to US
Dec 11 – Senate Republicans — including many who supported the impeachment of President Clinton — are sacrificing every claim to principle they ever had [supporting Trump against the Mueller investigation]
Dec 11 – Alleged Russian [“honey trap”] agent Maria Butina is suspected of trying to infiltrate the NRA and influence US policy toward Russia
Dec 14 – A ‘Loud Gong’: National Enquirer’s Surprise Deal Could Imperil Trump

DIVERS
Dec 5 – New York City just became the first US city to set a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers
Dec 5 – Snowball fights now legal in Colorado town after 9-year-old boy’s request
Dec 6 – Boeing Omitted Safety-System Details, Minimized Training for Crashed Lion Air 737 Model
Dec 6 – Lion Air Moves to Scrap 737 Orders over Boeing Remarks
Dec 6 – Facebook Emails Show Its Real Mission: Making Money and Crushing Competition
Dec 6 – Facebook Used People’s Data to Favor Certain Partners and Punish Rivals, Documents Show
Dec 8 – Lost Your Pet? Baltimore’s Shelter Is Using Facial Recognition Technology to Help Reunite Animals with Owners [Baltimore Sun]
Dec 8 – The Dow Plunges 559 Points Because No Good News Is Bad News

The best quotes of the first fortnight of December include the following:

1 Dec – White House admits Trump climate policies will cost Americans $500 billion a year
3 Dec – Nigeria’s president says he is definitely not a clone
6 Dec – “Friends don’t let friends mess with baby Jesus!” – Fox News outraged that churches are acknowledging the inhumanity of Trump’s family separation policy
6 Dec – By doing the barest minimum expected of him, he [Trump] has people actually thinking he may have finally changed
7 Dec – GOP – If you can’t win, cheat. And if you can’t win cheating, cheat more
8 dec – The Dow Plunges 559 Points Because No Good News Is Bad News

The major topics of the previous issue of “Intelligence, Secrecy & Power” (ISP, n. 730, 30 November 2018) were: Trump (423X), US (234X), California (122X, Camp Fire Wildfire), Border (69X, US-Mexico), Climate (68X), Saudi Arabia (25X), Democrats (56X) and Special Counsel Robert Mueller (50X).

Since the N. 700 issue of “Intelligence, Secrecy & Power” (ISP), we furnish systematic descriptive statistics for each issue. Based on the Word Count below of this issue, and at a very general level, the major topics of this 730 issue for the first fortnight of December 2018 are: Trump (472X), US (244X), China (119X), Bush (118X), Trade (78X), Climate (76X), UN (73X), Huawei (71X), Cohen (Michel, 64X), Mueller (Robert, 62X), North Carolina (60X) and Russia (56X).

WORD COUNT

TRUMP 472
– TRUMP’S 114
US 244
– UNITED STATES 54
– AMERICAN 40
– AMERICA 24
CHINA 119
– CHINESE 48
BUSH 118
– GEORGE H. W. BUSH 55
TRADE 78
CLIMATE 76
UN 73
– UNITED NATIONS 18
HUAWEI 71
COHEN 64
– MICHAEL COHEN 42
MUELLER 62
– ROBERT MUELLER 22
NORTH CAROLINA 60
REPUBLICAN 58
– REPUBLICANS 49
– GOP 37
RUSSIA 56
– RUSSIAN 27
WASHINGTON 55
INVESTIGATION 54
DEMOCRATS 54
– DEMOCRATIC 46
WHITE HOUSE 48
POLICE 46
CONGRESS 45
FRAUD 43
FRANCE 41
CALIFORNIA 41
PROSECUTORS 39
CANADA 38
SAUDI 37
GOOGLE 37
APPLE 36
CLIMATE CHANGE 35
BREXIT 34
YELLOW 33
– YELLOW VEST 19
FBI 33
YEMEN 33
WISCONSIN 31
PELOSI 31
– NANCY PELOSI 21
SENATE 31
TAX 30
MEXICO 29
ISRAEL 28
– ISRAELI 19
ABSEMENGNTEE 25
TEXAS 24
TESLA 24
MACRON 24
CONGRESSIONAL 23
FLYNN 22
MENG WANZHOU 22
WANZHOU 22
AMAZON 20
PARIS 20
OBAMA 20
HARRIS 20
ATTORNEY GENERAL 20
MICROSOFT 20
SCOTT 19
THERESA MAY 19
SUPREME COURT 16
FOX NEWS 15
BORDER WALL 15
MCCRAE DOWLESS 15
TRADE WAR 15
ELECTION FRAUD 14

[thanks to http://www.dcode.fr/compteur-expressions%5D

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