It took 3 years for George W. Bush to hit 50% disapproval. Trump is there after 8 days.

 Posted by on 2017-01-30 at 02:25  donald trump, government, News, Politics, potus, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on It took 3 years for George W. Bush to hit 50% disapproval. Trump is there after 8 days.
Jan 302017
 

Nearly every modern president has, at one time or another, reached the point at which at least 50 percent of the country disapproved of his job performance as president. For Donald Trump, though, that moment has come earlier than most — much earlier.

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Senators demand inquiry into whether Trump pick broke insider trading laws

 Posted by on 2017-01-05 at 17:27  cleptocacy, corptocacy, corruption, government, Reblog, republican party, trump  Comments Off on Senators demand inquiry into whether Trump pick broke insider trading laws
Jan 052017
 

Democrats cited report saying Tom Price traded more than $300,000 in shares in healthcare companies while pushing legislation that could influence stock prices 14.18 EST Last modified on Thursday 5 January 2017 14.

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US election agency breached by suspected Russian hacker

 Posted by on 2016-12-16 at 00:30  cyber security, election 2016, elections, fair elections, government, Hacking, News, Politics, Reblog, russia, voting  Comments Off on US election agency breached by suspected Russian hacker
Dec 162016
 

The US agency responsible for certifying the security of voting machines has reportedly fell victim to a hacker believed to be Russian.

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Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane

 Posted by on 2016-12-07 at 12:13  airlines, government, government spying, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane
Dec 072016
 

If you like your privacy, don’t fly the friendly skies with your phone connected to in-flight networks.

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The Law that Could Allow Trump to Shut Down the U.S. Internet

 Posted by on 2016-12-02 at 12:27  donald trump, freedom, freedom of speech, government, Internet, News, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on The Law that Could Allow Trump to Shut Down the U.S. Internet
Dec 022016
 

In a pair of recent essays, Timothy Edgar, the academic director of law and policy at Brown University‘s Executive Master in Cybersecurity program, has outlined the legal basis for how a President Donald Trump could potentially shut down the U.S. internet in response to a national security crisis.

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Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: a visual guide

 Posted by on 2016-12-01 at 20:22  corruption, donald trump, government, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, usa  Comments Off on Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: a visual guide
Dec 012016
 


If family members stay involved with the Trump Organization, the Trump administration would need to enforce “a clear firewall … so that these family members have no involvement with policy decisions at the White House”, the letter argued.

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Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, Too

 Posted by on 2016-11-30 at 01:15  documentary, freedom, government, Internet, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, Too
Nov 302016
 

The architecture of surveillance is everywhere and nowhere.

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