Posts Tagged: 2016

Sorry Fellow Sanders Folks, You All Got Played

This has been pretty apparent for months now, but the information is trickling out. Sanders primary voters got played by Russian propagandists. The Huffington Post has the latest installment in this story “The Bernie Sanders Campaign Faced A Fake News Tsunami. Where Did It Come From?” The HuffPo story details how a network of fake… Read more »

Trump Screws up and Subjects Steve Bannon for Senate Confirmation

Donald Trump messed up. By appointing his close advisor Steve Bannon to the National Security Council, he’s opened the door for Senate Democrats to tear him to shreds in a confirmation hearing. While everyone was freaking about Trump’s Muslim ban, he quietly removed the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs… Read more »

Trump’s Russian Connections Coming Into View (UPDATE 1)

It’s taking too long, but it’s happening. The links between Russia and Donald Trump are being exposed. If you recall, back in October, Salon ran this story about a secret Trump server that communicated with only one other server owned by a Russia bank. While interesting, it wasn’t a bombshell because no one could really… Read more »

FBI Report on Russian Hacking GRIZZLY STEPPE

The FBI released a report on Russian hacking our election and helping Donald Trump become the next president of the United States. The report is 13 pages long. Three of the pages discuss Russian hacking. The remaining pages are meant for departments and agencies to help protect against these sorts of threats. According to the… Read more »

Republican Party Compares Trump to Jesus and Calls Him King

Maybe I’m dumb, but this statement by the Republican party on Christmas Day is odd. Right? He’s the sentence that jumped out at me. “Just as the three wise men did on that night, this Christmas heralds a time to celebrate the good news of a new King.” It sounds to me like RNC Chairman… Read more »

Trump’s No Useful Idiot, He’s an Active Player Working with Russia

As New York Times columnist Paul Krugman says in his column today, Donald Trump is no useful idiot, and that he “probably knows very well how much he owes to Vladimir Putin.” Let’s just drop the “probably.” Remember this Salon story back in October in which it was discovered that a special server Trump setup… Read more »

Federalist Paper 68 : The Mode of Electing the President

In light of the “election” of Donald Trump as president on November 8 and the mounting evidence that Russia influenced our election to help Trump, and the fact that Trump lost by 3 million votes, makes this federal paper relevant today. The electoral college is a small “r” republican institution designed to keep foreign adversaries… Read more »

Stop Trump News Organization

Donald Trump becoming president is huge. We can not just rely on the Washington Post and the New York Times to keep him in check. Congress is a lost cause. We need an activist organization comprised of journalists, political junkies and community organizers. The organization should be focused on investigative reporting on the Trump administration…. Read more »

New New Media Now

Trump is about to be president. The mainstream media are very much a reason for Trump’s success. We can not leave it up to them to hold Trump accountable for the next four years. We must create our own real news organization that doggedly investigates and reports on every action the Trump administration makes –… Read more »