Category Archives: Democracy

Friday Open Thread | Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg won’t reveal details of company’s Russia probe

(CNN) Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg will not say whether her company has identified similarities in how Russian agents and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign used the social media platform ahead of the 2016 election. In an interview with Axios on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Brad Parscale: Facebook, Google and Twitter employees were embedded inside the Trump campaign

WE’RE DOOMED. DEMOCRACY IS DEAD……. Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale says Donald Trump won election on Facebook with highly targeted ads — and infrastructure was a key issue President Donald Trump talked on Twitter, but Facebook was the crucial … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | But, I thought the GOP didn’t believe in ‘Big Government’.

DOJ orders company to turn over 1.3 million IP addresses of resistance website visitors BY Jessica Chia NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 5:03 AM The Justice Department is ordering a web-hosting provider to turn over the IP … Continue reading

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GOP Voter Suppression- Massive ‘Purge Notices’ in Georgia

Meanwhile, here’ what the GOP rats are continuing to do, OBLITERATE our right to VOTE. Stay WOKE, folks! More Than 380,000 Georgia Voters Receive ‘Purge Notice’ More than 380,000 Georgia voters received a “purge notice” from their local board of … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Human Rights, Jim Crow laws, Media, News, Politics, Racial Oppression, Racism, Voter Suppression, voters | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Breaking News: A Former Soviet counter-intelligence officer attended meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer

WASHINGTON — The Russian lawyer who met with the Trump team after a promise of compromising material on Hillary Clinton was accompanied by a Russian-American lobbyist — a former Soviet counterintelligence officer who is suspected by some U.S. officials of … Continue reading

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Andrew Goldstein—public corruption chief is joining Mueller’s team

A top New York federal prosecutor is joining the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the former FBI director leading an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the presidential election, a senior Justice Department official with knowledge of the matter … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Are Berniebots on the DNC Attempting to Change the Rules to Suppress the Black Vote?

Found at the following twitter thread: Armando‏ @armandodkos Are Bernie delegates on Dem Unity Commission and Rules Committee proposing a radical change to delegate selection process for Pres. Noms? /1 I fear they are. And their proposals would gut the … Continue reading

Posted in Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Democracy, Open Letter, Politics | Tagged , , , | 140 Comments