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  • Tucker Carlson vs DNC Chair Jehmu Greene - HEATED Interview

    01/17/2017 10:51:49 AM PST · by malvor · 22 replies
    Tucker Carlson vs Jehmu Greene FULL HEATED Interview 1/16/17. On Monday January 16, 2017 edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" host Tucker Carlson takes on Jehmu Greene who is currently in the race to be chairman of the DNC.
  • ALL ABOUT TURD......

    01/17/2017 6:39:03 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 10 replies
    ME | Today
    Symptoms - knowing is half the battle Know the signs, spot the symptoms, and save a life. Do You Know Someone Suffering From Trump Unacceptance & Resistance Disorder (TURD)? TURD is a pattern of pathologically dissociative and psychotic behavior, first observed in the late hours of November 8th 2016, and increasing in severity with passing time. Sufferers of TURD often exhibit pronounced cognitive dissonance, sudden bouts of childlike rage, rioting and uncontrollable crying. People with TURD are characterized by a persistent unwillingness to accept that Donald Trump is going to Make America Great Again. TURD Is caused by the election...
  • Tucker Carlson vs DNC Chair Jehmu Greene FULL HEATED Interview 1/16/17

    01/17/2017 4:00:09 AM PST · by malvor · 35 replies
    Tucker Carlson vs Jehmu Greene FULL HEATED Interview 1/16/17. On Monday January 16, 2017 edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" host Tucker Carlson takes on Jehmu Greene who is currently in the race to be chairman of the DNC.
  • Tucker Carlson vs DNC Chair Jehmu Greene FULL HEATED Interview 1/16/17

    01/16/2017 11:04:51 PM PST · by malvor · 32 replies
    "InTrumpWeTrust" Private You Tube Account ^ | Copied onto someone's private " InTrumpWeTrust" You Tube January 16, 2017 | copied by " InTrumpWeTrust"
    Tucker Carlson vs Jehmu Greene FULL HEATED Interview 1/16/17. On Monday January 16, 2017 edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" host Tucker Carlson takes on Jehmu Greene who is currently in the race to be chairman of the DNC. Tucker Carlson and Jehmu Greene go back and forth on the legitimacy of Donald Trump and the race baiting comments of Symone Sanders on CNN.
  • DNC Chair Candidate Keith Ellison Once Called For Separate Country for Black Americans

    01/14/2017 2:06:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 28, 2016 | Alex Griswold
    Democratic Minnesota Representative and Democratic National Committee chairman candidate Keith Ellison once called for slavery reparations and a separate country for black Americans in a university newspaper column. Ellison’s writings while a student at the University of Minnesota law school– under the name “Keith Hakim”– raised eyebrows when he announced his first congressional run in 2006. The Weekly Standard noted that “Ellison refers to ‘Minister Louis Farrakhan,’ defends Nation of Islam spokesman Khalid Abdul Muhammad, and speaks in the voice of a Nation of Islam advocate… ‘Hakim’ demands reparations for slavery and throws in a demand for an optional separate...
  • Democrats Confront F.B.I. Chief at Closed-Door Intelligence Briefing (NY Slimes alert!)

    01/13/2017 6:52:49 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 34 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | 2017-01-13 | MATTHEW ROSENBERG and ADAM GOLDMAN
    WASHINGTON — America’s intelligence chiefs sat down with members of Congress behind closed doors on Friday for what they thought would be a straightforward briefing on Russian cyberattacks. What ensued instead was a confrontation Democrats have long sought with James B. Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Why, the House Democrats demanded to know, did Mr. Comey believe it was O.K. to make repeated disclosures during the campaign about the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails but to this day refuse to say if the F.B.I. is investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russia? His answers did...
  • Wasserman Schultz confronted Comey about Russian hacking

    01/13/2017 4:16:16 PM PST · by ColdOne · 26 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 1/13/17 | Scott Wong, Mike Lillis and Katie Bo Williams
    The former head of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) confronted FBI Director James Comey on Friday during a confidential briefing on Russian hacking that left many Democrats calling for Comey’s scalp, several lawmakers told The Hill. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), who was forced to resign last summer as head of the DNC amid the hacking scandal, told Comey that he should have come to her directly once the FBI was aware of the breach, just as he had done with other hacking victims. ADVERTISEMENT Comey, described by lawmakers in the room as unflinching and defiant, retorted that the FBI...
  • Ukraine interfered with 2016 election to help Hillary - coordinated with DNC operative

    01/12/2017 10:05:22 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/12/17 | Robert Laurie
    Foreign meddling is bad Point out the inarguable fact that Hillary Clinton was a terrible candidate, and they respond “Russians.” Remind them of her supreme arrogance and overconfidence, and they respond “Russians.” Show them that Hillary ignored the rust belt in favor of spiking the football in Arizona, and they respond “Russians.”
  • A List Of My Favorite Things I Learned From My Liberal Facebook Friends

    01/10/2017 6:25:00 PM PST · by vannrox · 18 replies
    Tumblr post ^ | 11JAN17 | unknown
    A List Of My Favorite Things I Learned From My Liberal Facebook Friends Social media now makes us more readily aware of our friends' and families' opinions, which can cause quite the collision in your friendships. However, it's important to remember that having friends with a difference of opinion around can provide for an opportunity to learn a little something from one another. Proving just that, let me present you with a list of things I learned from my friends on the left. political-dissonance Gender is an arbitrary societal construct, but Hillary must be elected because we need a female...
  • This is what really should bother you about the Russian hacking scandal

    01/07/2017 10:25:43 AM PST · by Starman417 · 34 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-07-17 | DrJohn
    obama's intelligence heads offered up a report on the Russian hacking scandal. The report, which experts called "underwhelming",  revealed little new information or it did, depending on which side of the aisle you sit. There is no question that this entire story is being ginned up by democrats solely for political purposes. What did we get out of this report? The Russians had an axe to grind with hillary clinton for her having meddled in their elections: Their rocky relationships goes back to her tenure as secretary of state and as senator. At one point she accused his party of rigging...
  • Trump accepts U.S. intelligence on Russia hacking, top aide says [Priebus says]

    01/08/2017 9:29:15 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 93 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sun Jan 8, 2017 | 11:04am EST | Toni Clarke and Dustin Volz
    President-elect Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks aimed at disrupting the presidential election and may take actions in response, his incoming chief of staff said on Sunday. Reince Priebus, the former Republican National Committee chairman, said Trump understands that Moscow was behind the intrusions into the Democratic Party organizations. “He accepts the fact that this particular case was entities in Russia so that’s not the issue,” Priebus said on “Fox News Sunday.” Priebus’ comments marked a major shift. Trump has repeatedly dismissed claims that the Russians were trying to help him, arguing...
  • Graham Calls Republicans Celebrating Russian Interference a Political Hack. ‘You’re Not a Patriot’

    01/08/2017 8:44:51 PM PST · by detective · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Jan 2017 | Pam Key
    Shortened title. Full title: Graham Calls Republicans Celebrating Russian Interference a ‘Political Hack’ — ‘You’re Not a Patriot’ Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said any Republican celebrating Russia’s hacking into the 2016 presidential election were “making a huge mistake” and described them as a “political hack.” Graham said, “To my Republican friends who are gleeful, you’re making a huge mistake. When when Wikileaks released information during the Bush years about the Iraq War that was embarrassing to the administration, that put our troops at risk most Democrats condemned it, some celebrated it. Most Republicans are condemning...
  • Reince Priebus: Trump accepts that “entities in Russia” responsible for DNC and Podesta hackings

    01/08/2017 12:37:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/08/2017 | AllahPundit
    I can’t tell yet if this is a new spin strategy carefully scripted by Team Trump or if Reince is about to get an angry phone call from his boss. Trump’s argument, after all, has been that there’s no way to tell who’s behind a hack. “Entities in Russia” puts the culprits a lot closer to Moscow than the proverbial “somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds, okay?”The phrasing is noteworthy. Reince does answer “Russia” at one point when Wallace badgers him to name who Trump thinks is behind the hackings, but during the rest of the...
  • The Russian Hacking Narrative is a Crock

    01/08/2017 9:00:20 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 1/8/17 | Jim Emerson
    The Narrative The Russians have been accused of meddling in the American election for the purpose of defeating Hillary Clinton. The left claim this brings into question the validity of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory. The polls and general consensus of polling and biased press reporting had assured the American public that Mrs. Clinton would win easily. All of the major news outlets projected a Clinton landslide. The fact that it didn’t happen could only be attributed to Russian intervention! Despite the lack of evidence of election tampering by the Russians, the left is using the alleged hacking of the Democratic...
  • Dems may regret leak of top-secret report on Russia to NBC

    01/07/2017 1:59:15 PM PST · by EXCH54FE · 42 replies
    American thinker ^ | Jan &, 2017 | Thomas Lifson
    The Democrat-Media Complex has gone all in on the propaganda campaign to convince Americans that Donald Trump’s election is illegitimate because “Russia hacked the election.” Even if a majority of voters reject the unconvincing case being made, Team Hillary and Team Obama both know that they must keep their own supporters engaged in outrage against the victorious party. Because they believe they are the only legitimate custodians of power in America, any Republican who wins must have gained victory through illegitimate means. But they may have made a fatal overstep with the release of the top-secret report on Russian influence...
  • Julian Assange: ‘Who knows’ if WikiLeaks emails swayed U.S. election?

    01/07/2017 3:15:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | January 3, 2017 | Michael Walsh
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claimed in a new interview that he is completely confident that the Russian government was not the source of the hacked emails that his organization released leading up to the U.S. presidential election. He also shrugged off the question of whether the politically damaging emails affected the outcome of the race. The publisher of classified and private information released embarrassing emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta, and the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Fox News political pundit Sean Hannity asked Assange to address the allegation that WikiLeaks was a...
  • FBI refutes DNC claims about not investigating servers

    01/07/2017 11:58:19 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    The FBI has fired back at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) over claims the bureau never asked to access servers that were reportedly breached by Russian hackers. In a statement, the FBI said the real problem was DNC foot-dragging: The FBI repeatedly stressed to DNC officials the necessity of obtaining direct access to servers and data, only to be rebuffed until well after the initial compromise had been mitigated. This left the FBI no choice but to rely upon a third party for information. These actions caused significant delays and inhibited the FBI from addressing the intrusion earlier. Earlier, DNC...
  • DC Lobbyist Behind Campaign To Solve Seth Rich Murder Mystery ($100,000 reward)

    01/07/2017 6:01:09 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 72 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 7, 2017 | By Ted Goodman
    A Washington, D.C. lobbyist is offering the largest reward in D.C. history for the unsolved murder of Seth Rich, a Democratic National Committee (DNC) staffer gunned down over the summer. Attorney Jack Burkman is offering $105,000 of his own money for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. The D.C. Metropolitan Police is offering a $25,000 reward, and WikiLeaks announced it is also offering $20,000 for any information that leads to a conviction in the murder of Rich. Rich, 27, was the voter expansion data director at the DNC, according to Roll Call; he was employed...
  • "Hillary Clinton email leak done by insider, not Russia" says former UK diplomat and whistleblower

    01/07/2017 3:51:13 PM PST · by malvor · 26 replies
    The US Intelligence Community has accused Russia and Vladimir Putin personally of meddling in last year's US presidential election, through hacking and propaganda. Craig Murray, a former UK diplomat and whistleblower joins RT to discuss this issue.
  • Trump tweets that he blames DNC for Russian hacking

    01/07/2017 7:13:08 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 7, 2017 | Kathianne Boniello
    <p>Russian hacking of America’s presidential campaign is only an issue because of crybaby Democrats, the President-elect tweeted early Saturday.</p> <p>“Only reason the hacking of the poorly defended DNC is discussed is that the loss by the Dems was so big that they are totally embarrassed!” wrote Trump, who lost the popular vote by nearly three million.</p>
  • Here Is The Intel Report Accusing Putin Of Helping Trump Win By "Discrediting" Hillary Clinton

    01/06/2017 1:20:53 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 167 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 01/07/2017
    The farce is complete. One week after a joint FBI/DHS report was released, supposedly meant to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Russia intervened in the US presidential election, and thus served as a diplomatic basis for Obama's expulsion of 35 diplomats, yet which merely confirmed that a Ukrainian piece of malware which could be purchased by anyone, was responsible for spoofing various email accounts including that of the DNC and John Podesta, moments ago US intelligence agencies released a more "authoritative", 25-page report, titled "Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections", and which not surprisingly only...
  • Intel report says US identifies go-betweens who gave emails to WikiLeaks

    01/05/2017 4:34:11 PM PST · by SSS Two · 152 replies
    CNN ^ | 7:28 PM ET, Thu January 5, 2017 | Evan Perez
    Washington (CNN)US intelligence has identified the go-betweens the Russians used to provide stolen emails to WikiLeaks, according to US officials familiar with the classified intelligence review that was presented to President Barack Obama on Thursday. In a Fox News interview earlier this week, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied that Russia was the source of leaked Democratic emails that roiled the 2016 election to the detriment of President-elect Donald Trump's rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton.
  • The new narrative: Exposing lies equals sabotage

    01/07/2017 7:59:41 AM PST · by detective · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 7, 2017 | J. Marsolo
    On December 29, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security released a report that is the basis for the claim that the Russians "interfered' with the presidential election.  The report states in relevant part: This Joint Analysis Report (JAR) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This document provides technical details regarding the tools and infrastructure used by the Russian civilian and military intelligence Services (RIS) to compromise and exploit networks and endpoints associated with the U.S. election, as well as a range of U.S. Government, political, and...
  • The Latest: Trump Demands Media Leak Investigation

    01/06/2017 9:36:45 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 6, 2017 | The Associated Press
    The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 12:15 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump says he'll ask Congress to investigate leaks to the media on U.S. intelligence alleging Russia meddled in last year's election by hacking Democratic emails. Less than an hour before he was to be briefed Friday by the directors of the FBI and CIA and the Director of National Intelligence on their findings, Trump tweeted that he was "asking the chairs of the House and Senate committees to investigate top secret intelligence shared with NBC prior to me seeing it." NBC aired a report Thursday that said...
  • The Latest: Intel officials arrive to brief Trump on hacking

    01/06/2017 10:29:46 AM PST · by McGruff · 59 replies
    AP ^ | January 6, 2016
    U.S. Intelligence officials are arriving at Trump Tower in New York to brief President-elect Donald Trump on election hacking. The officials are Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director John Brennan and FBI Director James Comey. They're preparing to point to multiple motives for Moscow's alleged meddling as they brief Trump on their classified report. They briefed senior lawmakers Friday morning. They briefed President Barack Obama on Thursday.
  • FBI dispute with DNC over hacked servers may fuel doubt on Russia role

    01/06/2017 2:06:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Computerworld ^ | January 6, 2017 | Michael Kan, U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service
    The FBI may have been forced into a misstep when investigating whether Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee -- the agency never directly examined the DNC servers that were breached. Instead, the FBI had to rely on forensic evidence provided by third-party cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, which the DNC hired to mitigate the breach. “The FBI repeatedly stressed to DNC officials the necessity of obtaining direct access to servers and data, only to be rebuffed,” the agency said on Thursday in a statement....
  • Stumping Earnest: Say, why didn’t Obama eject China diplomats over OPM hack?

    01/06/2017 2:57:33 PM PST · by mandaladon · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 6 Jan 2017 | ED MORRISSEY
    Call this the Question of the Week. ABC’s Jon Karl asked White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Tuesday about why Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats for hacking the DNC but didn’t expel any Chinese diplomats for hacking an actual government agency and stealing the highly confidential records of 21 million government employees. Earnest … really didn’t have much of an answer. Via RealClearPolitics and our pal Matt Vespa: JON KARL, ABC: So when the Chinese hacked OPM in 2015, 21+ million current and former government employees and contractors had their personal data stolen by the Chinese. Why did...
  • Intel report on Russian interference finds no documents forged

    01/06/2017 11:58:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Fox News Politics ^ | January 6, 2017
    While the report accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering a campaign to influence the U.S. election and hurt Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, it found that the material sent to WikiLeaks did not contain “any evident forgeries.” The claim that the emails may have been doctored or forged was raised by DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile in October, when she was criticized for an email that surfaced in hacked messages from Podesta’s account. The report also concluded that Moscow chose WikiLeaks to distribute the information “because of its self-proclaimed reputation for authenticity.” While the report does not specifically mention Podesta’s emails,...
  • The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!

    01/06/2017 9:18:48 PM PST · by pboyington · 10 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | January 6, 2017 | Ray Starmann
    The intelligence community released a 27 page report to the public today, detailing the “Russian hacking” of the recent presidential election. The report can be summarized in one sentence, “A little smoke, but no evidence of fire.” There are 17 intelligence agencies in the US Intelligence community, yet strangely only three signed off on the report. The community itself, has deliberately created a wilderness of mirrors surrounding the issue. While the report stated that the Russians, with Vladimir Putin’s authorization did ‘interfere’ in the US election by apparently hacking into the DNC servers, there was absolutely zero evidence, according to...
  • Statement by President-Elect Donald J. Trump

    01/06/2017 12:14:26 PM PST · by Resettozero · 48 replies
    From: Presidential Transition Team Communications Office Sent: Friday, January 6, 2017 2:34 PM To: Jackson, David M Subject: Statement by President-Elect Donald J. Trump For Immediate Release January 6, 2017 Statement by President-Elect Donald J. Trump (New York, NY) President-elect Donald J. Trump released the following statement at the conclusion of the meeting with Intelligence Community leaders: "I had a constructive meeting and conversation with the leaders of the Intelligence Community this afternoon. I have tremendous respect for the work and service done by the men and women of this community to our great nation. "While Russia, China, other countries,...
  • No One Cared About Hacking until We found Out How Corrupt Liberals Are

    01/06/2017 6:43:15 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 16 replies
    Independent Sentinal ^ | Jan 6, 2017 | S. Noble
    No One Cared About Hacking until We found Out How Corrupt Liberals Are By S. Noble - January 6, 2017 US major government and military organizations are hacked all the time by endless numbers of foreign and domestic actors. Nothing was done to fix our cybersecurity. But let a privates organization like the DNC get hacked or careless John Podesta’s emails get hacked and all hell breaks loose. John Podesta left his smart phone in a cab, he fell for a phishing incident and his password was ‘passwŘrd”. Hillary put our state secrets on a personal server she kept in...
  • BREAKING: FBI Says They Asked DNC For Servers, & DNC Refused, “Inhibited” The Investigation

    01/06/2017 11:29:53 AM PST · by nodwam · 29 replies
    Hidden Americans ^ | 01/05/2017 | Richard Saunders
    The Democrat National Committee and Clinton campaign refused to cooperate with the FBI and turn over computer servers for the FBI investigation into the DNC leaked emails. Instead the FBI relied on a third party source for the investigation. It’s 100% bullshit that the FBI, DNI, CIA, or any other intelligence department knows who leaked or hacked the DNC without examining the computer servers. This is a witch hunt against Russia to tarnish Trump and it’s 100% political.
  • PERFECT: DNC CHAIR CANDIDATE FORUM TO BE HELD AT ANTI-ISRAEL RESTAURANT

    01/06/2017 5:48:18 AM PST · by DFG · 12 replies
    Powerlineblog ^ | 01/05/2017 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon reports that the Democratic party’s slate of nominees for DNC chair has agreed to participate in a candidate forum hosted at a restaurant owned by a rabid critic of Israel. The decision to hold it there may give the leading contender for DNC chair — the rabidly anti-Israel and one-time Louis Farrakhan backer Keith Ellison — something of a “home field” advantage. Sadly, however, it’s far from clear that any of the participants will feel out of place. (Tom Perez is the only contender who has not confirmed he will attend.) The restaurant...
  • Keeping Schools Safe, Happy Places for Everyone

    01/05/2017 4:17:43 PM PST · by mdittmar · 14 replies
    National Education Association. ^ | January 3, 2017 | Cindy Long
    When you walk into school in the morning, you want the climate to be happy, welcoming and supportive. But what if you are unable to feel any of those things? In some schools, hostilities seethe under the surface and boil over into bullying and fights. Rather than connection there’s a sense of alienation that hangs over the school like a storm cloud. In schools with negative school climates, achievement and attendance drop,and teacher churn begins to rise.Following the tumultuous events of 2016,our schools and our young people are determined more than ever to create positive school climates. Indeed, events from...
  • Wilileaks Fires Back at Dems: Wikileaks throws down SERIOUS new challenge; Democrats petrified

    01/05/2017 11:34:47 AM PST · by ManHunter · 31 replies
    Allen B. West.com ^ | January 4, 2017 | Matt Palumbo
    Just before Julian Assange’s interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News last night, Wikileaks sent out an ominous tweet indicating what their their next target may be. “We are issuing a US $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest or exposure of any Obama admin agent destroying significant records,” Wikileaks posted on Twitter at 8:52PM, ahead of the interview. Fox News noted, “The appeal for any evidence mirrored a previous plea from the website in August for information leading to the “conviction” of whoever killed Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich in July. The website promised $20,000 for the...
  • The FBI Never Asked For Access To Hacked Computer Servers

    01/05/2017 7:48:56 AM PST · by scooby321 · 14 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 1/4/17 | Ali Watkins
    WASHINGTON — The FBI did not examine the servers of the Democratic National Committee before issuing a report attributing the sweeping cyberintrusion to Russia-backed hackers, BuzzFeed News has learned.
  • Hmmm: FBI, CIA never examined DNC servers?

    01/05/2017 8:10:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/05/2017 | Ed Morrissey
    Never? Not once? The FBI has consistently asserted that the hack of the Democratic National Committee was an operation linked to the Russian government, even if they were less convinced that the Russians wanted to elect Donald Trump as a result. Last night, however, BuzzFeed’s Ali Watkins reported that the DNC has told her that the FBI never requested access to their servers, nor has any other government agency. Instead, they relied on a report from a private vendor: The FBI did not examine the servers of the Democratic National Committee before issuing a report attributing the sweeping cyberintrusion...
  • Trump’s criticism of intelligence on Russia is dividing Hill GOP

    01/04/2017 10:48:54 PM PST · by Innovative · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Jan. 4, 2017 | Karoun Demirjian and Greg Miller
    President-elect Donald Trump’s broadside against the intelligence community is dividing Capitol Hill Republicans, with some ready to pounce on Trump’s skepticism that Russia interfered with the U.S. elections and others urging a more cautious approach. The resulting schism could widen as Congress begins probing the CIA’s charges that Russia intervened in the November elections in an attempt to help Trump, potentially becoming one of the first significant intraparty breaches of the Trump presidency. U.S. critics of Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, such as Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), want to go full-bore on holding Russia to account...
  • FBI had private company examine DNC's hacked servers

    01/04/2017 5:28:54 PM PST · by Cheerio · 87 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/4/17 | Anna Giaritelli
    The FBI did not look over the Democratic National Committee's servers before issuing a report that Russia had hacked the organization, according to a report published Wednesday evening. Other than the FBI, no federal agency has conducted an investigation into the DNC's email server since the incident was uncovered six months ago. "The DNC had several meetings with representatives of the FBI's Cyber Division and its Washington (DC) Field Office, the Department of Justice's National Security Division, and U.S. Attorney's Offices, and it responded to a variety of requests for cooperation, but the FBI never requested access to the DNC's...
  • Trump Slams Delay in Russian Hacking 'Intelligence' Briefing

    01/04/2017 6:42:51 AM PST · by mandaladon · 36 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4 Jan 2017
    President-elect Donald Trump said the "intelligence" briefing he was to have with Obama administration officials was moved to Friday — noting "perhaps more time needed to build a case." "Very strange!" Trump said Tuesday on Twitter: Trump said Friday he would meet this week with intelligence officials to discuss Russian hacking after he came under fire for praising President Vladimir Putin for not retaliating after President Barack Obama expelled 35 Kremlin diplomats and closed two compounds because of hacking by Moscow. The president-elect has long questioned U.S. intelligence information on Russian hacking and Moscow's involvement in the November election. "It's...
  • Can the Democrats Win Back Trump Voters?

    01/03/2017 11:00:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 3, 2017 | Neil Buchanan
    As we face the new year and the realities of politics in a post-Obama world, the Democrats understandably feel the need to act as if some things are still normal. That is, even if they suspect that Donald Trump and the Republicans will soon turn the U.S. into a one-party state in all but name, the Democrats need to avoid admitting as much—to themselves or anyone else—to prevent their fears from become a self-fulfilling prophecy. This means that, in the hope of being able to win elections in the future, Democrats are trying to think through the various reasons that...
  • The "Intelligence" briefing on so-called "Russian hacking" was delayed until Friday

    01/03/2017 5:24:42 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 58 replies
    https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump ^ | 1/3/2017 | Donald J. Trump
    Donald J. Trump Verified account ‏@realDonaldTrump The "Intelligence" briefing on so-called "Russian hacking" was delayed until Friday, perhaps more time needed to build a case. Very strange!
  • Losers: How the Party of Jefferson became the ‘Party of Soros’

    01/03/2017 5:02:58 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 14 replies
    World Tribune ^ | January 2, 2017 | Staff
    Blinded by their desire to defeat George W. Bush’s re-election bid in 2004, Democrats allowed leftist billionaire George Soros to buy out their party, an analyst said. Defeating Bush “is the central focus of my life,” Soros declared at the time. It was “a matter of life and death.” Soros pumped $15 million into Democratic coffers in 2004. In 2016, he contributed $25 million to ensure a Hillary Clinton victory. Soros lost both elections, and killed the Democratic Party in the process, Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, wrote for FrontPage Mag on Dec. 28. Soros...
  • ASSANGE: IT WAS NOT RUSSIA

    01/02/2017 6:19:00 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 86 replies
    Drudgereport.com ^ | Jan 3, 2017 | Hannity & Assange
    Hannity interviews Assange inside Ecuadorian embassy... Developing... HANNITY: Can you say to the American people, unequivocally, that you did not get this information about the DNC, John Podesta's emails, can you tell the American people 1,000 percent that you did not get it from Russia or anybody associated with Russia? ASSANGE: Yes. We can say, we have said, repeatedly that over the last two months that our source is not the Russian government and it is not a state party... Obama is trying to say that President-elect Trump is not a legitimate President.... Developing...
  • Spicer: Will Clinton be 'punished' for election tactics?

    01/02/2017 8:54:21 AM PST · by kevcol · 31 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 1, 2017 | Sean Higgins
    "The fact is that everyone wants to make Donald Trump admit to certain things. When are we going to start talking about the other side of this, which is: What did Hillary Clinton do to influence the election? Is she going to be punished in any way? What are we doing to make sure people are not getting the debate questions ahead of time?" Spicer said during a contentious interview on ABC.
  • Van Jones Says Muslim Keith Ellison Is Future of the Democratic Party

    01/01/2017 2:40:34 PM PST · by ColdOne · 87 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 1/1/17 | Tyler O'Neil
    On CNN, liberal activist Anthony Kapel "Van" Jones said that "the Clinton days are over" in the Democratic Party, and pointed to two emerging leaders as the future of a more progressive political party focused on identity politics. Naturally, he chose two racial minority members of Congress — and the extremely controversial first Muslim congressman. "You have to understand, I think that the Clinton days are over," Jones told CNN's Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday. "This idea that we're going to be this moderate party ... those days are over." Jones called for a new...
  • ABC News continues to “normalize” Donna Brazile as DNC chair

    01/02/2017 8:10:47 AM PST · by Cheerio · 23 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 2, 2017 | Jazz Shaw
    I’ll confess to having missed most of the Sunday morning shows yesterday, what with New Years activities and fighting a rather nasty chest cold, but the media beast never truly sleeps. One interview on ABC News, however, featured something which seems to be a recurring theme in political news coverage this winter. Jonathan Karl sat down for an interview with Newt Gingrich and DNC interim chair Donna Brazile, where they discussed how Donald Trump won the election. Brazile raised a few eyebrows when she gave a nod to reality and said that Trump’s consistent message and steady presence in battleground...
  • Dershowitz: I'll Leave Democratic Party If Ellison Becomes DNC Chair

    01/01/2017 3:15:16 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 42 replies
    Townhall ^ | 1/1/16 | Matt Vespa
    While Alan Dershowitz is a staunch liberal, he’s threatening to leave the Democratic Party should Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) become the next chairman for the national committee. Dershowitz, a renowned attorney and Israel supporter, said he would resign due to Ellison’s positions on the Israeli-Palestinian issue and his association with Louis Farrakhan (via Washington Examiner): Speaking on Fox Business, Dershowitz said there is a divide in the Democratic Party over Jewish issues, particularly the support of Israel, or lack thereof, offered by the Obama administration. Dershowitz said Ellison's past praise of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is enough to...
  • Van Jones: 'The Clinton days are over'

    01/01/2017 9:58:22 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 120 replies
    CNN ^ | January 1, 2017 | Daniella Diaz
    Jones says the Democratic Party needs more progressive leaders. He adds that "incoming Sen. Kamala Harris will be a star in the party. The Clinton family's grip on the Democratic Party has come to an end and it's time for a new generation of leadership to lead the party",... "... I think that the Clinton days are over," Jones told CNN's Jake Tapper ... "This idea that we're going to be this moderate party that's going to move in this direction, that's going to throw blacks under the bus for criminal justice reform, and for prison expansion, that's going to...
  • Experts Destroy White House ‘Proof’ of Russian Hacking

    12/31/2016 5:05:38 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 54 replies
    Sputniknews ^ | 31.12.2016 | Nicholas Kamm
    On Thursday, as part of the White House response to alleged Russian hacking, the FBI and DHS released a Joint Analysis Report (JAR) called “Grizzly Steppe.” While this report was meant to prove, or at least provide evidence, that the Russian government was involved in hacks of the Democratic Party, experts have stated that it “adds nothing.” Jeffrey Carr, a cybersecurity consultant, author, and founder of the Suits and Spooks conference, wrote in an analysis that the report merely lists every threat group ever reported on by a commercial cybersecurity company suspected of having ties to Russia, labeling them “Russian...