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Facebook (Finally) Roots Out Russian Troll Farm; Russians Cry Censorship!

Facebook, under fire for a huge data breach involving Cambridge Analytica, has finally taken steps to root out a Russian troll farm that was behind dozens of fake accounts on the social media site and the source of countless “fake news” items designed to sow dissent during the 2916 election. Shockingly, the Russians protested! The nation that assassinates journalists had the audacity to decry the move as “censorship.”...

Alex Jones Busted on YouTube for Alt-Right Conspiracy Mongering

Alex Jones, the bombastic commentator who traffics in false stories and wild conspiracy theories as a form of “entertainment,” is finally being call out by the biggest purveyor of his dreck–YouTube. Jones and his program, Infowars, were slapped for posting a video promoting a conspiracy theory about the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Seventeen people were killed and dozens were wounded by a lone shooter with an AR-15 assault rifle....

Nikki Haley Freaks on Hillary at Grammys; But Music Has Always Been Political

Hillary Clinton give an unqualified “up yours” to the Trump administration in her hilarious Grammys skit, prompting acolyte Nikki Haley to go off the rails. But here’s a reality check for Nikki. Music has always been political. The nation has a long history of political protest music, going back, at least in contemporary times, to Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Neil Young and countless others....

Huffington Post Caves to Right Wing Pressure Over Satirical Article

The Huffington Post has caved to right wing pressure over a satirical article published on its comedy page, in a disturbing example of self-censorship that sends the wrong signal about the role of the media. President Trump and his hard right surrogates have been waging an unrelenting war against media outlets that report unpleasant truths about his lies, fuck ups, bungling and miscues....

L.L. Bean Family Disavows Trump to Avoid Boycott; Forgot to Tell Donald

The L.L. Bean family is trying to head off a boycott of its hiking and outdoors clothing by releasing a statement noting that Linda Bean is the only one of 50 family members who supports Donald Trump. The rest of the family is apolitical, the statement said. The move followed widespread calls, led by the consumer group “Grab Your Wallet,” to boycott L.L. Bean products in protest....

Trump Snared in ‘Golden Showers’ Sex by Russians in Secret Blackmail Plot

Donald Trump has been carefully “cultivated” for at least five years by Russian agents who developed extensive ties to Trump’s presidential campaign and collected compromising details about his sexcapades for blackmail purposes, according to controversial memorandum supposedly prepared by an ex-British intelligence agent. The memos, which surfaced publicly for the first time yesterday are detailed and damning. But are the memos true?...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is being urged to challenge state 'winner-take-all' Electoral College rules that allowed Donald Trump to win the election, but lose the popular vote by a wide margin. (Photo: Getty)

New York Attorney General Urged To Challenge Election in Supreme Court

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is being urged to challenge the presidential election result before the U.S. Supreme Court on the grounds that state winner-take-all rules violate the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause. If successful, Hillary Clinton would be declared winner. A group called Taxpayers for Fairness has filed a petition on the site change.org, urging Schneiderman to take action on behalf of New York voters....

John Oliver Blasts ‘Pathological Liar’ Donald Trump For Racism (watch!)

John Oliver isn’t about to go quietly into the night. In his final “Last Week Tonight” show of the season, the British talk show host ripped President-elect Donald Trump a new one, calling him a “pathological liar” and “racist.” Oliver, who is known for his biting satire and wit, warned against calls to give Trump “a chance to prove himself,” out of fear his behavior with become the new normal....

Trump Wall Street’s Guy, After All; Planned Tax Cuts for Rich Lift Stocks

Donald Trump’s election frightened investors, sending markets into a temporary tailspin. But stocks have rebounded sharply, a clear sign that he was Wall Street’s guy all along, thanks to his proposed tax cuts for the rich. His largess, however, will cost the people who elected him. He claimed they were backing Democrat Hillary Clinton as part of Washington’s “corrupt culture” of money and influence. But Trump was really their guy all along....

Trump Treason: Russia Campaign Link Confirmed… by Gloating Russians

Donald Trump has been president-elect for all of two days and his campaign whoppers are already catching up to him. Russia confirmed today that its agents were in regular contact with his campaign during the election in an obvious effort to humiliate him. This time, there can be no smug denials of what was clear evidence of a Vladimir Putin connection during the campaign....

Clinton Email Probe a False Red Flag: No Reason to Re-Open Case, FBI Says

Hillary Clinton’s connection to emails found on a computer shared by Anthony Weiner and top aide Huma Abedin was a false red flag raised by FBI director James Comey, who corrected the record today after inflicting incalculable damage to her campaign. In a statement released today, just two days before the election, Comey said the new emails don’t change his decision in July to drop the investigation into Clinton’s private State Department email server....

Donald Trump’s America: 17 Reasons Not to Vote For Trump on Tuesday

Donald Trump plans to “make America great, again” but for who? He’s run on a polyglot of slogans appealing to the baser instincts of nation’s psyche. But when it comes to real policy, he’s basically relied on time-worn conservative Republican issues that could have disastrous repercussions. It’s been hard to separate policy from the posturing, lies, bombastic statements and Hillary Clinton attacks. But here’s a list of 15 reasons not to vote for Donald Trump on Tuesday, Nov. 8....

FBI Director Outed Anthony Weiner Sexting Victim in Ethical Breach

FBI Director James Comey, in another potentially serious ethical breach, exposed Anthony Weiner’s 15-year-old sexting victim when he wrote a letter to Republican Congressional leaders linking the case, without evidence, to Hillary Clinton’s email investigation. Comey wrote the letter just 11 days before the presidential election violating U.S Justice Department rules and traditional policy....

Donald Trump Causes European Alarm; Allies Fear Russia Has Co-opted Him

Donald Trump has caused alarm bells among U.S. allies in Europe who are on the front lines against Russia and have dealt with Valdimir Putin’s efforts to interfere in their own elections. The fear he’s been co-opted because of his pro-Putin stance. Trump has repeatedly rebuffed suggestions that Russia is meddling in the U.S. election, despite being briefed to the contrary by U.S. intelligence agencies. For more than a month now, the Homeland Security Department and the Director of the Office National Intelligence have said they are “confident” Russia is responsible....

Wikileaks Head on Message With Trump, Kremlin Aims on Russian TV

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared on a Russian television station known to as a propaganda outlet for Russian president Vladimir Putin to cast dispersion on the U.S. election with off-the-wall claims that it will be rigged to prevent Republican Donald Trump’s election. Assange’s comments are on message with allegations voiced by Trump and promoted by the Russian government....
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