Weekly Featured Profile – Cindy Domingo


Cindy Domingo

Cindy Domingo is a Filipino-American community activist in the Seattle area. She currently serves as the legislative aide to King County Council-member Larry Gossett, a former member of the Seattle Black Panther Party.

In the 1980s, Cindy Domingo was an active member of Line of March, a pro-China, morphing pro-Soviet communist organization.

Cindy Domingo played a key role in the Asian American and Filipino youth movements of the 1970s and has been a community leader in the Seattle area since then. In the 1970s, she helped lead solidarity campaigns on the University of Washington campus against the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. She was active in the Union of Democratic Filipinos, a support group for the then raging communist insurrection in the Philippines, for which she did organizing in Seattle and Oakland.

The 2016 book: “Women Against Marcos: Stories of Filipino and Filipino American Women Who Fought a Dictator” By Mila de Guzman, documents the lives of eight women (including Cindy Domingo), in the Philippines and in the U.S. who “put aside concerns for their well-being in order to fight injustice.”

Cindy Domingo was an active member of the Washington State chapter of Jesse Jackson‘s Rainbow Coalition in the 1980s and served on the boards of the Church Council of Greater Seattle and has been board president of the Center for Social Justice.

Domingo is currently co-chair of U.S. Women & Cuba Collaboration and has visited Cuba 14 times, primarily as a leader of women’s delegations.

She is also a leader of Up For Democracy, “a multi-cultural grassroots coalition for participatory democracy, economic and social justice and peace.”

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The Rainbow Conspiracy Part 2: The Most Dangerous Man In America You Never Heard Of – Steve Phillips

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal

The Rainbow Conspiracy: Former Stanford University Maoists On The Cusp Of Choosing The Next US President, Creating A ‘One-Party-State,’ Part 1 HERE

Barack Obama, Steve Phillips, April 2016

“Steve Phillips is currently one of the most powerful Democratic Party operatives in the country and is a highly influential progressive strategist. His political roots are Marxist-Leninist and he has never wavered in his commitment to a socialist America.” – Trevor Loudon

A maelstrom engulfed the tiny backwater of Stanford University student politics on May 23, 1990. After months of investigation, The Stanford Daily Senior Staff Writer Michael Friedly was ready to blow the lid off Stanford’s most insidious political cult, the League of Revolutionary Struggle (LRS).

The ripples off this expose are still being felt today.

Wrote Friedly:

Over the past three months, The Daily has interviewed dozens of students who have some familiarity with the League. These interviews were part of an investigation of the League which included more than 100 interviews with students, administration officials and nationwide experts. Many students interviewed by The Daily asked not to be identified because they said they are afraid of harassment by League members.

The bombshell article went on to detail the League’s history of highly secretive political manipulation of certain student groups and its wider influence on student politics.

A secretive nationwide organization called the League of Revolutionary Struggle (Marxist-Leninist) has been a little-known factor in student politics at Stanford for several years, a Daily investigation has  found:

Through the selective recruitment of Stanford students into its organization, the League has been able to influence aspects of progressive politics on campus by trying to place its members in leadership positions within the ASSU (Association of Students at Stanford University, the student government) , the communities of color and in staff positions. The total number of Stanford students and staff members who are League members is apparently fewer than 30, but these individuals are in positions that allow them to shape student government policies, according to a number of sources who said they have either been recruited by the League or have worked with League members in the ASSU or student of color organizations.

The presence of the League has been in part responsible for dramatic effects at Stanford, ranging from divisions within the communities of color to the pressured resignation of an administrator to parts of the planning of last spring’s takeover of University President Donald Kennedy’s office.

Friedly exposed the cultish secrecy and hunger for power of the Pro-China, Maoist LRS.

The League, based in the Bay Area but with membership across the country, has been able to recruit Stanford students into its organization in a manner secret enough so that students are not initially told they are being recruited by the League, according to several Stanford students who said they were recruited but did not join the League. Recruitment of individuals by the League is generally conducted over a long period of time, several years in some cases, according to students who were recruited. Students who are successfully recruited by the League are then able to further the League’s goals by running for student offices and helping to determine policies in the ASSU.

In typical Maoist fashion, the LRS focussed heavily on racial politics and agitation. These politics should feel very familiar to any Obama-era survivor.

According to League theory, the United States is composed of various “oppressed nations,” such as the Afro-American nation in the South, the Chicano nation in the Southwest and the Asian American nation. The overall goal of the League has been the liberation of these nationalities under a socialist state, according to a  League publication called “Peace, Justice, Equality and Socialism” that explains its goals.

Until it can gain enough support to stage a revolution, the League attempts to “organize, agitate and educate the masses” by working with more mainstream groups, according to the publication. By making mass organizations more radical, the League can gain enough support for its “protracted revolution” in the United States, the publication states. Unlike the Communist Party USA, which is a predominantly white organization, the League focuses on mass organizations dealing with people of color for its support within student and labor movements.

At Stanford, the League has tried to work toward its goals with varying degrees of success in MEChA, a Chicano/Latino student group; AASA; the Black Student Union and the ASSU through the People’s Platform.

Friedly went on to name the names of several League activists, including two staffers of his own newspaper. Friedly quoted student activist  Richard Suh, who was heavily recruited by the League, but eventually balked at full membership.

Former Asian American Student Association chair Richard Suh said he was heavily recruited by Elsa Tsutaoka the office manager of the Asian American Activities Center. According to Suh, when Tsutaoka asked him to apply for membership in the League, Suh asked her which Stanford students were members of the League. “You shouldn’t ask that question,” was the reply, he said.

When questioned by the Daily, Tsutaoka “denied having any knowledge of the League or that she had ever recruited for the League“. Added Friedly “because the recruitment process is secretive and individuals refuse to acknowledge that they are members of the League, it is difficult to prove whether anyone is a League member.

Council of Presidents member David Brown and former COP member Stacey Leyton are both believed to be members of the League, according to a number of sources. Brown refused to comment. Leyton denied that she was a member or that she had any knowledge of the League’s membership at Stanford.

Although there is no indication that she joined the League, COP member Ingrid Nava, who was recently re-elected to a second term, was heavily recruited by the League beginning at the end of last summer, according to a number of students. Nava refused to return numerous phone calls. At the end of last summer, Nava lived briefly at a house on Bryant Street in Palo Alto known sarcastically by some progressive students as the “Revolutionary Hotel,” where recruitment for the League has occurred, according to sources who say they have been recruited.

Tsutaoka and Steven Phillips, a former BSU chair and current Daily multicultural editor who has allegedly recruited for the League, currently live in the house. Phillips recruited Nava beginning in September, according to a student who was also recruited by the League. Phillips said he had no knowledge of the League’s involvement at Stanford and has not recruited for the organization.

Such evasions were standard League practice. The flat-out denials were almost certainly lies.

Elsa Tsutaoka contributed to Unity, May 4, 1987, the newspaper of the League of Revolutionary Struggle. She was also listed as a contributor in 1988 and was a close collaborator with Phillips.

Steve Phillips center, Elsa Tsutaoka right, canvassing in 1990

In May 1985, the League of Revolutionary Struggle newspaper Unity published a supplement on the university South African divestment movement.

The article profiled the activities of several Stanford Out of South Africa activists including Steve Phillips – Black Student Union chair, Stanford Out of South Africa (SOSA) liaison committee with the Administration and Stacey Leyton – Students Against Reaganism.

In the interview, Steve Phillips proudly stated that “some of the people who have played roles in organizing SOSA have been folks who’ve worked with UNITY and take a Marxist-Leninist perspective…It’s really exciting to see the principles of Marxism-Leninism being successful and making a difference.

Steve Phillips, Unity supplement May 1985

Steve Phillips and David Brown were principal organizers of the April 1987 March on Sacramento that drew 8,000 people to Sacramento to support “expanded educational opportunities for students of color“. The March was a  League operation.

In 1990, Steven C. Phillips, 1984 – 1986 chair of Stanford University’s Black Student Union and co-chair of the California Black/African Student Statewide Alliance 1987 – 1990, contributed an article on Nelson Mandela to the July 9, 1990 issue of the LRS’s Unity and another article  “keeping hope alive in 1990” in the November 26 issue.

After the LRS dissolved in late 1990, Unity January 28, 1991, issued a statement: “A call to build an organization for the 1990s and beyond.” It listed more than a 100 activists working to build a new group from the ashes of the LRS – the Unity Organizing Committee. The League wasn’t dying. It was reincarnating.

Among those committed to building the new organization were:

  • David Brown, former student body co-president Stanford University
  • Stacey Leyton, West Coast organizer United States Students Association
  • Ingrid Nava, student body co-president Stanford University
  • Steven C. Phillips. writer, education activist San Francisco

Today, Elsa Tsutaoka is a medical doctor in San Francisco.

David Brown went on to work in education and is today Chief of Staff at the Office of Democratic Party leader and Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan – herself a former League of Revolutionary Struggle leader.

Ingrid Nava is a labor lawyer, Associate General Counsel at SEIU Local 32BJ, New York.

Stacey Leyton went on to serve as an Appellate Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference from 2010 until 2013 and currently serves as a Lawyer Representative to the Northern District of California.

Steve Phillips is a self-described “national political leader, civil rights lawyer, and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress… Phillips has appeared on multiple national radio and television networks including NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and TV One. He is a columnist for The Nation and a regular opinion contributor to The New York Times.

In 2014, he was named one of “America’s Top 50 Influencers” by Campaigns and Elections magazine.

As I will show in following posts, Steve Phillips is currently one of the most powerful Democratic Party operatives in the country and is a highly influential progressive strategist. His political roots are Marxist-Leninist and he has never wavered in his commitment to a socialist America.

More than that, he has the power and influence to change this country in ways that will terrify you.

Look for Part 3 coming soon: “Unity Organizing Committee, Seeds Of A Socialist America.”

A book entitled “The Rainbow Conspiracy” will be released in October 2018.


Law Firm Behind Dossier has Another Lawyer Resigning Ahead of IG Report

By: Denise Simon | Founders Code

Bauer on far right.

Tag team or the whole firm?

So, we know Perkin Coie was the law firm that was hired by Hillary Clinton to pay for the work done on the Trump dossier. The lawyer pinpointed was Marc Elias. Letter of evidence is here. But could there have been another lawyer in the operation, once such Bob Bauer?

Bauer was formerly the top White House lawyer under the Obama administration. His wife is Anita Dunn who was the White House Communications Director at the same time. She is known for giving a speech where she declared her admiration for Mao Zedong. What a pair eh? Anita by the way is a senior partner at SKDKnickerbocker, a strategic communications firm in DC. Just so you know, SKDKnickerbocker only represents Democrats including Andrew Cuomo and Sandra Fluke. Their favorite issues such as Center for Reproductive Rights, the Obama Presidential Library.

Okay, so meanwhile, her husband, Bob has resigned from Perkins Coie to continue teaching at NYU. He has been a the law firm for 40 years. Bauer served as counsel to the Senate minority leader during former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial of 1999, and took leave from the firm to work as Obama’s White House counsel from 2010 through July 2011.

Bob Bauer is also the legal counsel for the Obama Foundation and the Biden Foundation as well as the Democratic National Committee, where Marc Elias served as chair. Elias was the lead counsel of record for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign.

Bauer remains in full support of James Comey and his loyalty characteristics. In part from Bauer’s article on Comey is:

Comey writes that at an earlier point in the investigation, he raised with Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates the need for unusual transparency when the investigation was closed. She did not get back to him, he recalls, but soon two events persuaded him that further consultation or coordination was inadvisable. A still-classified email surfaced in the investigation that he believed that partisans would seize on to claim that the attorney general had committed to protect Clinton from legal harm. He did not credit the content of the communication, but feared the consequences of partisan distortions for the reputation of the Justice Department. Then the attorney general announced what Comey refers to as her “tortured half-in, half-out” quasi-recusal following the meeting with Bill Clinton at the Phoenix airport.

It was then that Comey concluded that he would go it alone—a course of action that, without explanation, he refers to as a “crazy idea of personally offering the American people unusual transparency, and doing it without the leadership of the Department of Justice.” To the extent that there was a deliberative process, it occurred entirely within the FBI: there, Comey drew on the advice of his management team. So, on an issue of this magnitude, the circle within which views could be expressed was tightly drawn. Comey addressed the process problem he faced through an ad hoc, closed process of his own. He might have thought he was left with no choice, the other principals having disqualified themselves from participation.

The full item that Bob Bauer wrote is quite the read and you can find it here.


Why Did Russian Operatives Poison Sergei Skripal?

By: Denise Simon | Founders Code

Sergei Skripal is officially released from the hospital today.

Sergei Skripal was a double agent working for both Russian intelligence and the British agency MI6. During the spy swap scandal between the United States in Russia, Britain asked the Obama administration to include Sergei Skripal to be included in the swap as he was in a Russian prison at the time. The request was granted. Skripal continued his work on behalf of MI6 after his release. He is contracting for MI6 advising Eastern European countries, including Estonia on how to deal with Russian aggression due to the annexing and militant operations of Crimea and Ukraine.

Further, it is written that Skripal had a relationship with a British intelligence officer who wrote the Trump Russian dossier. That British intelligence officer worked for Orbis of Christopher Steele fame, hired by Fusion GPS.

A Russian former construction mogul claimed Skripal was still working with Russia’s intelligence apparatus, although it remains unclear what connection, if any, Skripal had with the security consultant.

“If you have a military intelligence officer working in the Russian diplomatic service, living after retirement in the U.K., working in cybersecurity and every month going to the embassy to meet military intelligence officers—for me, being a political refugee, it is either a certain danger or, frankly speaking, I thought that this contact might not be very good for me because it can bring some questions from British officials,” Valery Morozov told British TV outlet Channel 4.

Steele has found himself under intense scrutiny ever since his 35-page dossier, which details Trump’s links to Russia and accusations of possible collusion to win the White House in 2016, was disclosed. The dossier has yet to be completely verified but has dogged Trump and only intensified accusations of deeper ties to Russia, which the president has not explained.

Steele reportedly wrote another, different memo, which has not reached the public. It details how Russia believed it was able to stop Trump from naming former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney—a noted hawk on Russia—as secretary of state in favor of a more pro-Russia representative. Trump eventually went with former Exxon Mobil chief Rex Tillerson, who has a long-running relationship with Putin. More here.

Russia continues to deny the operation of poison against Sergei Skripal and his daughter and denies it ever had the nerve agent known as Novichok. Well, German intelligence has proof otherwise and collaborated with British intelligence on the investigation.

Some North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member states obtained access to the Soviet Union’s so-called ‘Novichok’ nerve agents in the 1990s, through an informant recruited by German intelligence, according to reports. NATO countries refer to ‘Novichok-class’ nerve agents to describe a series of weaponized substances that were developed by the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia from the early 1970s to at least 1993. They are believed to be the deadliest nerve agents ever produced, but Moscow denies their very existence. A type of Novichok agent, described by British scientists as A234, is said to have been used in March of this year by the person or persons who tried to kill Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England. Skripal is a former Russian military intelligence officer who spied for Britain in the early 2000s and has been living in England ever since he was released from a Russian prison in 2010.

On Thursday, two German newspapers, Die Süddeutsche Zeitung and Die Zeit, and two regional public radio broadcasters, WDR and NDR, said that the NATO alliance has had access to the chemical composition of Novichok nerve agents since the period immediately following the collapse of the USSR in 1991. Specifically, the reports claimed that the access was gained through a Russian scientist who became an informant for the German Federal Intelligence Service, known as the BND. The scientist struck a deal with the BND: he provided the spy agency with technical information about the Novichok agents in exchange for safe passage to the West for him and his immediate family. Initially, the German government was reluctant to get its hands on material that was —and remains— classified as a weapon of mass destruction by international agencies. But eventually it asked for the chemical composition of the Novichok nerve agents and even acquired samples from the Russian informant.

According to media reports, the BND proceeded to share information about the chemical composition of the Novichok nerve agents with key NATO allies, including Sweden, France, Britain and the United States. The sharing of such a sensitive substance was approved by the then German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, said the reports. In the following years, a handful of NATO countries proceeded to produce what media reports described as “limited quantities” of Novichok agents, reportedly in order to experiment with various defense measures against them and to produce antidotes. Russia has denied accusations that it was implicated in Skripal’s poisoning and has argued that other countries, some of them NATO members, have the capacity to produce Novichok agents. Hat-tip.


Socialists Running as Democrats Win Primaries in Pennsylvania

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

(left – right) Elizabeth Fiedler, Summer Lee, Kristin Seale, and Sara Innamorato

DSA members Sara Innamorato, Summer Lee, Elizabeth Fiedler and Kristin Seale won their primaries in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night. While the mainstream media is excitedly referring to the four socialist candidates as “socialist-backed,” make no mistake: Sara Innamorato, Summer Lee, Elizabeth Fiedler and Kristin Seale are not “democrats,” they are Marxists.

Two of the candidates – Summer Lee and Sara Innamorato – don’t even have competition, as there are no Republican candidates to run against them.

Great job, GOP!

DSA Member and Pennsylvania Primary winner Kristin Seale wants to “bring the capitalist system to its knees.”

The euphemistically-named “Democratic Socialists of America” (DSA) is a Marxist organization whose platform is more radical than the Communist Party USA’s platform. DSA wants to abolish prisons and police officers entirely. Despite their radical beliefs, their Marxist members keep running as democrats and winning.

DSA member Kristin Seale retweets post praising Marx

See a list here of DSA-Affiliated Candidates and Elected Officials.

The DSA is brilliant when it comes to organizing.

Marxist professor Corey Robin explains:

The day after the Pennsylvania Primary, DSA members and friends took to twitter:

Sara Innamorato, Summer Lee, Elizabeth Fiedler and Kristin Seale are just four of many socialist candidates across the country who have wormed their way into government. Could they honestly swear an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic?


FLASHBACK: Vile names Democrats called the Tea Party (P.S. MS-13 ARE ‘Animals’)

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

MS-13 gang members accused of killing man, burning car with his body in trunk at Va. park

“At least 10 members of the gang lured the victim into a park in Wheaton, Maryland, communicated with one another over walkie-talkies as he arrived, and then allegedly stabbed him more than 100 times, decapitated him and then cut out his heart…” IBT, MS-13 Gang Member Charged With Stabbing, Decapitation, Ripping Out Heart Of Victim, November 22, 2017

“The men reportedly took turns whacking the 15-year-old girl’s flailing body — 28 swings in total. Her injuries included an ‘indented’ buttocks, discolored arms and legs, and visible bleeding from the neck down.” Local D.C. ABC Affiliate, “Police: MS-13 men beat sex-trafficked girl with bat 28 times, ‘indented’ part of her body,” February 16 2018

“Santos Arquimidis Sorto Amaya was just leaving his home to go to work when four MS-13 members abducted him, shot him and then put his body in his own car and set it on fire at Veterans Park, police said.” Local D.C. News, “MS-13 gang abduction, killing in Woodbridge was completely random, police say,” May 10 2018

“In what Grant County detectives call one of the most savage murders they’ve ever investigated, 31-year old Jill Sundberg was shot multiple times; her body was dumped near the Old Vantage Highway. Detectives found a note, stuck in Sundberg’s back with a knife…” Local Idaho News, “Note found stuck in body of murder victim revealed,” March 7, 2017 “

Those who condemn President Trump for referring to MS-13 gang members as “animals,” repeatedly referred to law-abiding American citizens in the most heinous of ways while Barack Obama was president.

Here is a transcript of the President’s remarks.

Watch them in context:

In 2011, then-Vice President Joe Biden denied referring to the Tea Party as “terrorists.” Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison even took to Twitter to defend his honor:

But a mere two years later, Biden was referring openly to the Tea Party as “extremists” and Keith Ellison was sharing an article on Twitter where Senator Elizabeth Warren referred to the Tea Party as “anarchists.”

The same Keith Ellison expressed outrage over President Trump referring to MS-13 gang members as “animals.”

Rep. Adam Schiff blasted President Trump for referring to MS13 members as “animals.” He said in part, “These degrading words are also how despots around the world dehumanize those they persecute. ” In 2011, Rep. Adam Schiff referred to the Tea Party as “extremists.”

Elected democrats such as Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer and even then-President Obama long with their allies such as former Vice President Al Gore, Jeremiah Wright, and Obama’s “spiritual advisor” Jim Wallis referred to the Tea Party as  radicalsanarchistsextremiststerroristsunbiblical, legislative arsonists, committing jihad, have bombs strapped to their chestscommitting extortiontaking hostages, want to “tear down the house our founders built,” want to “blow up the global economy,” are “holding a gun to the head of Americans,” and are a “2.0 upgrade of the lynch mobs.”

Obama referred to law-abiding citizens as “extremists,” while President Trump refers to murderous MS-13 gang members as “animals.”

President Trump is getting hammered for referring to MS-13 gang members as “animals.” Allow the author to do some name calling. Those who express faux outrage over President Trump’s comments are hypocrites.

Here are some stories about MS-13:

Are they animals?


Has Regulatory Fiat Again Cause The Next Crisis?

By: Kent Engelke | Capitol Securities

It was a mixed day yesterday. Oil is at levels not experienced since November 2014. Technology came under pressure, the result of lackluster results from a former market leader. Economic data showed continued strength and the 10-year Treasury is now at yields last experienced in 2011.

And then there are the geopolitical issues from Korea, Middle East, China, to the surge of Italian populism that is demanding the abandonment of the mulitpolarity that espouses the EU.

Wow! Today is not the same as yesterday.

Speaking of change, in my view there is a huge change occurring in the $2.7 trillion corporate bond market, partially the result of a change in trading mechanics and partially the result of a change in monetary policy that is driving hedging costs considerably higher.

According to HSBC, a major change in global capital funds is underway that will create a “disorderly” retrenchment from dollar debts and “no developed credit market will escape the bearish correlations.” HSBC further states this dislocation may be amplified given the chronic lack of liquidity, the result of regulatory fiat that has greatly reduced the ability of money center banks to maintain orderly markets.

It is often written the newest regulations create the next crisis. I hope this axiom does not today materialize.

Last night the foreign markets were mixed. London was down 0.13%, Paris was up 0.13% and Frankfurt was down 0.02%. China was up 1.24%, Japan was up 0.40% and Hang Sang was up 0.34%.

The Dow should open flat ahead of conflicting geopolitical news. The 10-year is up 4/32 to yield 3.10%.