Category Archives: 2016 Elections

Darrell Issa: Trump-Russia probe requires a special prosecutor

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said during an interview on “Real Time With Bill Maher” on Friday night that the investigation into Russia’s ties to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the U.S. election hacking needs a special prosecutor ― not Attorney … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Kremlin paid $40,000 to Michael Flynn for 2015 Moscow visit

Six days ago, Michael Flynn resigned as Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser after it was exposed that he had colluded with the Russian ambassador, both before and after election day. It was then revealed that Flynn had also colluded by … Continue reading

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National security adviser Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian Envoy

National security adviser Michael Flynn privately discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country’s ambassador to the United States during the month before President Trump took office, contrary to public assertions by Trump officials, current and former U.S. officials said. … Continue reading

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Be Part of the Fight: 5 Calls

5 CALLS MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD Turn your passive participation into active resistance. Facebook likes and Twitter retweets don’t create the change you want to see. Spend 5 minutes, make 5 calls. There’s one simple and straightforward way to influence … Continue reading

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Photos | #WomensMarch across America & The World to Protest Against Donald Trump

Ashley Judd’s EPIC “Nasty Woman” Speech Madonna: To our distractors that insist that this march will never add up to anything….. Fuck you! …..FUCK YOU!

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Friday Open Thread | Thank You, President Barack Obama

To the 44th President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama II… Dear President Obama, As the close of your 8 years is upon us, I find it so hard to write this post. I remember watching your speech in … Continue reading

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For those of you protesting this week, here’s a helpful hints guide

Here is a post from Balloon Juice giving helpful hints about protesting, and safety precautions that you might consider taking. Peaceful Assembly and Personal Security – Re-upped by Adam L Silvermanat 11:05 am on January 15, 2017 I know a … Continue reading

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