Category Archives: 2016 Elections

Tuesday Open Thread | Senate Intel Chairman Richard Burr Is Stalling Russia Investigations

The Senate’s investigation into Russian interference in November’s election seems to be going nowhere fast. From Yahoo News’ Michael Isikoff: More than three months after the Senate Intelligence Committee launched its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election — … Continue reading

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Sally Yates will testify on Russia during an open congressional hearing

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was fired by the Trump administration earlier this year for refusing to defend President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries, will testify about Russia during an open congressional hearing … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Trump Distancing Himself From Russia? You can’t be that gullible

From Politico: Syria strike gives Trump anti-Kremlin credential The strikes could burnish Trump’s defense against claims he is too close to Russia. By Nahal Toosi In Russia, they call it kozyrnut’. It means “to play a trump card.” Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | The Level of Racism and Ignorance, Folks….Unbelievable

This post began when I first found out that Dolt45 didn’t attend the White House Passover Seder began by President and Mrs. Obama in 2009. In 8 years, there were 8 Passover Seders, and President Obama attended ALL of them. … Continue reading

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Breaking News: FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

The shady dealings of Donald Trump associate Carter Page with Russian officials set off significant enough alarm bells in the U.S. intelligence community that the FBI sought and was granted permission from a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge to monitor … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | C.I.A. Had Evidence of Russian Effort to Help Trump Earlier Than Believed

From the New York Times: By ERIC LICHTBLAU April 6, 2017 WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. told senior lawmakers in classified briefings last summer that it had information indicating that Russia was working to help elect Donald J. Trump president, a … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Attorney General White Citizens Council’s Impending Attack on the Black Community

From The Washington Post: How Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs By Sari Horwitz April 8 at 8:32 PM When the Obama administration launched a sweeping policy to reduce harsh prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders, … Continue reading

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