Jul 022017
 

I read the Wall Street Journal’s article yesterday on attempts by a GOP operative to recover missing Hillary Clinton emails with more than usual interest. I was involved in the events that reporter Shane Harris described, and I was an unnamed source for the initial story.

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This is how tyranny begins: Why will President Donald Trump continue to hold rallies?

 Posted by on 2016-12-19 at 20:56  donald trump, election 2016, News, Reblog, trump, tyranny  Comments Off on This is how tyranny begins: Why will President Donald Trump continue to hold rallies?
Dec 192016
 

Donald Trump has just finished the last of his nine post-election “thank-you tour” rallies. Why did he do them? And why is he planning further rallies after he becomes president? One clue is that Trump conducted them only in the states he won.

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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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The Latest: Green Party’s Stein files for Wisconsin recount

 Posted by on 2016-11-25 at 19:28  donald trump, election 2016, News, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on The Latest: Green Party’s Stein files for Wisconsin recount
Nov 252016
 

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has filed a request for a recount with Wisconsin election officials. State Elections Commission Administrator Mike Haas said Stein filed the request around mid-afternoon Friday, about an hour and a half ahead of a 5 p.m. CST deadline.

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Peak “crony capitalism”: Donald Trump indulging in corrupt favoritism isn’t surprising — but so much of it so soon?!

 Posted by on 2016-11-25 at 11:17  donald trump, election 2016, News, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Peak “crony capitalism”: Donald Trump indulging in corrupt favoritism isn’t surprising — but so much of it so soon?!
Nov 252016
 

Crony capitalism is defined as an economy tilted in favor of businesses that have close relationships with the government and lean on those relationships for special treatment — tax breaks or some other form of state intervention.

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Jill Stein asks for another $2.5 million after reaching goal to fund election recounts in two states

 Posted by on 2016-11-25 at 01:25  election 2016, hillary clinton, News, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Jill Stein asks for another $2.5 million after reaching goal to fund election recounts in two states
Nov 252016
 


Jill Stein has now crowdfunded more than $4.5 million to cover the costs of election recounts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.

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We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned

 Posted by on 2016-11-23 at 20:15  election 2016, fake news, fraud, journalism, News, npr, Politics, Reblog, scam, trump  Comments Off on We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned
Nov 232016
 

A lot of fake and misleading news stories were shared across social media during the election. One that got a lot of traffic had the headline: “FBI Agent Suspected In Hillary Email Leaks Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide.

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