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FACTCHECK - Trump Dominates 2016 Whoppers

"The Whoppers of 2016" by Eugene Kiely, Lori Robertson, and Robert Farley; FactCheck.org 12/19/2016ExcerptDonald Trump again dominates our annual review of political falsehoods.SummaryA year ago, we broke with past practice and named Donald Trump our...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 20, 2016

OPINION - Shields and Ponnuru 12/16/2016

"Shields and Ponnuru on the ‘dark cloud' of Russian cyberattacks" PBS NewsHour 12/16/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Reports emerged this week that the CIA is confident Russia attempted to sway election results through cyberattacks.  Syndicated colu...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 19, 2016

RUSSIA - The Hack Attack on U.S. Elections

IMHO:  With the complicity of WikiLeaks (International Anti-U.S. Spy Agency)."In debate on Russian interference and disinformation, there's a lot we still don't know" PBS NewsHour 12/12/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The CIA has concluded that pre-el...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 19, 2016

But I Thought the Cold War Was Supposed to Have Been About Ideology

Eric ZuesseStrategic-Culture.orgWas the Cold War against communism, or against Russia? Russia was our ally in World War II, and we’d have a Nazi world today if 26 million Russians hadn’t died from Hitler’s bombs and attacks while Rus...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 17, 2016

U.S. Foreign Policy and the Electoral College Vote. Towards a December 19 Surprise?

Comment: More like A January surprise...-----------------------Michel ChossoudovskyGlobal ResearchIn a previous article entitled Constitutional Crisis, Movement to Undermine President-elect Donald Trump’s Accession to the White House? I...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 14, 2016

Trump Has the Keys to the Candy Store: Suicide is Painless

        Sung to the theme of M*A*S*H Through early morning fog I see visions of the things to be the pains that are withheld for me I realize and I can see… [REFRAIN]: that suicide is painless it brings on many changes and I...
by Peace and Conflict Politics on Dec 14, 2016

10 Reasons Why Donald Trump Is Not Attending Intelligence Briefings

As all winners of presidential elections before him, Donald Trump gets daily intelligence briefings from the CIA and the FBI. However, according to the news reports, he has been actually attending these daily briefings only about once a week or ̷...
by List of X on Dec 14, 2016

OHIO GOV JOHN KASICH PASSES WORSE ABORTION BILL EVER & TRUMP THREATENS ELECTORAL MEMBERS

OHIO GOV JOHN KASICH PASSES WORSE ABORTION BILL EVER & TRUMP THREATENS ELECTORAL MEMBERS FIRST, BREAKING NEWS – I’M BETTING MOST OF THE “WHITE’ WOMEN OF CHILD BEARING YEARS WILL BE MOVING OUT OF OHIO BECAUSE OF THIS TERRIB...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 13, 2016

14 Signs That There Is A Plot To Use Russia As An Excuse To Steal The Presidency From Trump On December 19th Or January 6th

Michael Snyder Economic Collapse BlogDonald Trump could have the election legally stolen from him on either December 19th when the Electoral College casts their votes or on January 6th when a joint session of Congress gathers to count those votes.&...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 13, 2016

SOURCE: THE HILL: Electors want briefing on Russian interference

SOURCE: THE HILL Electors want briefing on Russian interference BY JENNIFER CALFAS – 12/12/16 10:33 AM EST Ten Electoral College electors have asked U.S. intelligence officials for more information on ongoing investigations surrounding Presiden...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 12, 2016

POWER OF LIES - Perpetuation of Fake News

Than you NOT Donald Trump for creating the atmosphere that promoted fake news."The ‘thrill of the chase' in perpetuating fake news" PBS NewsHour 12/9/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  This election cycle saw its fair share of so-called “fake news.” &nb...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 12, 2016

POLITICS - America's President

What we wished for:What we got:...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 12, 2016

POLITICS - The Traitors Among Us

There ARE traitors in the United States of America, and they are Republicans.Like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) who refused to make the American public aware of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Office of the Dire...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 12, 2016

McConnell, senators unite behind investigation into Russian hacking

McConnell, senators unite behind investigation into Russian hacking CNN SOURCE By Tal Kopan and Eric Bradner, CNN Updated 12:26 PM ET, Mon December 12, 2016 Washington (CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell broke with President-elect Donald Trum...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 12, 2016

WHAT RUSSIAN’S INVOLVEMENT IN OUR ELECTIONS MEANS FOR THE USA

WHAT RUSSIAN’S INVOLVEMENT IN OUR ELECTIONS MEANS FOR THE USA IF TRUMP KNEW & WAS INVOLVED IN THIS ELECTION THEFT ON NOV 8, 2016 HE SHOULD BE DUMPED & EVERYONE VOTED IN CONGRESS SHOULD BE DUMPED – DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN. IF CLINT...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 11, 2016

HERE’S WHAT WE WANT TO SEE HAPPEN-IMPEACH TRUMP-CLINTON IS POTUS- Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House

HERE’S WHAT WE WANT TO SEE HAPPEN-IMPEACH TRUMP-CLINTON IS POTUSSecret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House Now that CIA has discovered that RUSSIA “WAS” involved to help TRUMP get into the White House...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 9, 2016

Do Recent Political Events Signal the End of Neo-liberalism?

The Austrian Presidential election last week appears to have bucked the trend in a year of political victories for the right, indeed the far right. The left leaning and former Green, Alexander van der Bellen, defeated Norbert Hofer the far right cand...
by London Green Left on Dec 9, 2016

Robert Shiller On Stocks: ‘I Can Imagine That It Might Go Up From Here, For A While, Even Though It’s At A High Level’

Yale University Economics Professor Robert Shiller was on CNBC this morning taking about the “Trump Rally” in stocks. The Nobel Prize winner, who correctly-called the dot-com and housing busts of the last decade, was asked if he thought U...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 9, 2016

DEMOCRATS PRESSURE OBAMA – HE MUST GO AFTER RUSSIA FOR HACKING OUR ELECTIONS 2016

  DEMOCRATS PRESSURE OBAMA -HE MUST GO AFTER RUSSIA FOR HACKING OUR ELECTIONS 2016 OBAMA IS JUST AS GUILTY AS TRUMP & PUTIN WITH REGARDS TO THE RUSSIAN ELECTION HACK DEMOCRATS ARE TRYING TO PRESSURE HIM TO GO AFTER RUSSIA BUT HE IS HESITANT...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 8, 2016

Bloomberg On Chicago: ‘Nowhere Will Political Power Evaporate More Dramatically’ When Donald Trump Takes Office

If readers still don’t think there will be repercussions to Chicago from a Trump administration despite its unabashed support for Hillary Clinton on Election Day (the Democrat received 83.63% of the city’s votes on Election Day), its offi...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 7, 2016


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