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Have the Republicans, in an attempt to keep a Democratic former CIA operative from Congress, released her private security clearance application to the press?

Back in 2014, with the rabid support of the Tea Party and far-right talkshow hosts like Laura Ingraham, Mark Levin, and Ann Coulter, Dave Brat, an econ professor at Randolph–Macon College with an Ayn Rand fetish and a talent for riling up crowds of angry voters, somehow managed to win the Republican primary for Virginia’s […]

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I hereby officially withdraw my Nobel Prize nomination for Donald “There is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea” Trump

A Trump-suporting relative of mine pretty much told me not too long ago that, if my son lived into adulthood, I’d have Donald Trump to thank for it. He said this in response to my criticism of Trump, which, as I’ve come to learn, is somewhat easy to find on the internet. When I responded […]

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Black Cube… The story of how the Trump administration coordinated with a foreign intelligence organization to spy on American citizens

The following, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow, was published yesterday by the New Yorker. The article, which you can read in its entirety on the magazine’s website, is titled, “Israeli Operatives Who Aided Harvey Weinstein Collected Information on Former Obama Administration Officials.” In June, 2017, Ann Norris, a former State Department official, received […]

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U.S. Intelligence chiefs warn that our government is lying to us, placing our democracy in peril. (At what point can we start using the word treason?)

For those of you who might have missed the Senate Intelligence Committee testimony of FBI Director Christopher Wray, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, NSA Director Mike Rogers, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Robert Ashley, and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo this afternoon, I can sum it up in three points… […]

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What we know about Russian evolving role in voter suppression

In the months after the 2016 election, as you may recall, it was reported that the Russians had attempted to breach the election systems of 21 U.S. states. Well, thanks to an NBC News report, we now know that a handful of these state systems were successfully penetrated. Furthermore, according to Jeanette Manfra, the head […]

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