Thursday, September 20, 2018

Putin has been playing the long game, setting up oligarchs for years to advance his own interests & insulate himself from blame. Infiltrating Trump's Campaign was a sophisticated operation, with connections being made for years leading up to the election.

People literally lining up to be arrested in the Senate Hart building to stop Kavanaugh

Michael Cohen spoke to Mueller team for hours; asked about Russia, possible collusion, pardon: Sources

NEW: Ben Carson's HUD awarded promotions, raises to at least five political operatives with no housing policy experience within their first months on the job, resulting in salaries between $98,000 and $155,000. Three of them do not have bachelor’s degrees.

Feinstein’s office receiving ‘threats of bodily and sexual harm against staff’

Case 1:17-cv-02989-AT GA SoS Kemp & Touchscreen ballots: Fed Judge rules GA permitted to go forward with the use of its electronic voting machines, despite security warnings from voting technology experts cc @jennycohn1 see the 9/17/18 order, in a word, it’s disappointing.

#Republicans are jamming Dr. Ford into a ‘take it or leave it’ kangaroo hearing without even the courtesy of proper investigation of her claims. It is disgraceful.

Yale student said she was warned Brett Kavanaugh liked his law clerks to ‘look a certain way’

Fact Checking Brett Kavanaugh’s unlikely story about Democrats’ stolen documents

Anita Hill thinks it's ironic senators who are deciding who'll sit on SCOTUS "can't really put partisanship aside long enough to put together a fair hearing," doubts Judiciary staff are "qualified to carry out an investigation in a neutral fashion."

The E.U gave Facebook an ultimatum Thursday: Provide users with more information about how their data is used or face sanctions.

Democrats fear Trump ‘October Surprise’ document dump

A former schoolmate of the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault says she recalls hearing about the alleged incident.

Lindsey Graham is lying. He left a Supreme Court seat open for over a year.

Senator Hirono on death threats and intimidation of Dr. Ford: "That sounds like witness tampering to me."

Donald Trump's efforts to relax controls on methane emissions is terrifying climate scientists

If you were going to tell a high-stakes lie because you wanted to take somebody out, for whatever reason, would you beg the FBI to look into it?

Sessions limits U.S. judges' ability to dismiss deportation cases

Today Steve Schmidt asked, with his reputation on the line, why isn't a federal judge (Kavanaugh) demanding an FBI investigation?

Why we shouldn’t take seriously Trump’s job announcements: in Jan. 2017, he touted Alibaba’s plan to create 1 million jobs in US. Now, Alibaba says it won’t. We either just lost 1 million jobs - or none of it was ever real.

Samantha Guerry, who has known Christine Blasey Ford for 40 years, responds to Sen. Orrin Hatch, who said Brett Kavanaugh told him that Ford might have confused him with someone else: "That's just not possible ... frankly, it makes me angry"

Black Mirror, here we come. Marianne Harrison, CEO of life insurance provider John Hancock, discusses her company's decision to only sell interactive life insurance policies that track fitness and health data through wearable devices and smartphones.

Lawrence: Sen. Grassley proves that Sen. Grassley is lying

Opinion: Our lack of pandemic preparedness could prove deadly

This letter absolutely needs to be followed up by the Senate Judiciary Committee, the FBI, and the WH. If authentic, it must lead to immediate postponement of the Monday #Kavanaugh hearing and to reopening of the FBI background investigation. THIS COULDN’T BE MORE EXPLOSIVE

Transcript of The Hill's Trump interview reveals he says he called for declassifying the FISA application because he was "asked by so many people that I respect" including "the great Lou Dobbs, the great Sean Hannity, the wonderful great Jeanie Pirro."

The Trump administration again could not determine where nearly 1,500 immigrant children were over a 3-month period this year, the 2nd time in less than a year that it admitted it had lost track of hundreds of undocumented children released from US custody

President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow claimed, without presenting evidence, that NBC edited a May 2017 interview in which the President said he was thinking of "this Russia thing" when he decided to fire then-FBI Director James Comey

“Democrats are "sick to their stomach" and have had the "living daylights" scared out of them by the threat of Republicans' holding the Senate in session until Election Day”

Republican senators to Christine Blasey Ford: Show up Monday or we vote on Brett Kavanaugh

Why would Dr. Ford want an FBI investigation if she was lying? And why don't Republicans want an FBI investigation if they are sure Kavanaugh is telling the truth? - Call them and ask.

“Trump said he had not read the documents he ordered declassified”

Ron Wyden says that foreign government hackers continue to target the personal accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and that the Senate's security office won't help defend them.


Perhaps it’s time ppl starting asking Giuliani & Bolton about their well compensated advocacy for Mujahideen-e Khalq (MeK), a cultish Iranian dissident group, and why they did so when the group was a designated foreign terrorist org by State Dept…

i keep wondering about what is in those god damn kavanaugh documents if the republicans would rather have a hearing about him being an attempted rapist than release those documents...

President Trump can't use FEMA's wireless alerts to send personal messages — it's illegal

Just found out the reason McConnell is rushing Kavanaugh's vote is that he wants him on the bench when the N. Carolina gerrymandering case comes to the Supreme Court. IF they win, the red states will gerrymander so badly Democrats will never win any elections ever.

Latest statement from Christine Blasey Ford's lawyer Lisa Banks: "...the Committee's stated plan to move forward with a hearing that has only two witnesses is not a fair or good faith investigation"

Eric Ruyak attended Georgetown Prep, read his story below

The American people will be watching, and studying, the GOP to see if Republicans confirm a judge with a credible allegation of sexual assault against him.

Wait, Gorsuch went to this fucking prep school too? This is white supremacy. These men are making the laws for the rest of us.

Collins is evil

Grassley refuses to delay Kavanaugh hearing, won't back FBI investigation

Leonard Leo picked Kavanaugh.

#DearProfessorFord, We want you to know that you are not alone. You are a survivor. Millions of us have your back. We call on Senators to demand a full, fair and trauma-informed investigation. Signed, Your Sisters

Here are several of the most visible false and misleading claims about Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, along with explanations of what’s really happening.

Please Help Cover Dr. Blasey’s security costs

Republicans mislead on FBI role to avoid Kavanaugh investigation