Sunday, October 21, 2018

Australia has pulled out of an important summit with Saudi Arabia. I wouldn't want to be MBS at the moment, lot of unhappy Royal's in the Kingdom right about now

There has been a disturbing rise in violent threats against journalists inspired by Donald Trump

.@BethFordLOL, as a proud member of the LGBTQ community, please reconsider @LandOLakesInc support of @SteveKingIA, who has routinely made racist, sexist and homophobic remarks and has endorsed known Canadian white supremacist Faith Goldy in her Toronto mayoral bid. Thank you

Evangelicals are paying high moral price for anti-abortion gains. What would Jesus do?

One of our veterans confronts Ryan Zinke about his destructive efforts in shrinking our national monuments (for his own personal gain).

If you're turned away from your polling place for any reason, don't walk away without voting. Request to cast a provisional ballot. If you experience any problems voting this election cycle, call 1-866-OUR-VOTE for help. Don't let anyone deny your right to vote.

Jamal Khashoggi's Death Highlights Ties Between Connecticut College and Saudi Security

Ex-ambassador to Mexico pens op-ed detailing "extreme" chaos under Trump: I was "glad to escape"

BREAKING: Democrat Sen. Dick Durbin Just called for the U.S to expel Saudi Arabia's ambassador

Early voting hints at huge spike in turnout

FBI looking at Manhattan district attorney's office over potential undue influence in handling of cases: sources

France suspends all diplomatic visits to Saudi Arabia.

This fall, millions of Americans may head to the polls only to find their names aren’t on voter registration lists anymore. The cause? Voter purges.

Trump Administration Eyes Defining Transgender Out of Existence

Never Forget that MbS bragged about owning ⁦@jaredkushner⁩ “the Saudi Crown Prince Might Think He Owns Kushner...” Simple question at ANY time did Kushner share the PDB w MbS?

A pro-Obamacare ballot measure has a big lead in one of the country's most conservative states

Watch the truly chilling propaganda Sinclair Broadcast Group is beaming into millions of homes across America

Saudis groomed Twitter employee to spy on accounts of dissidents: report

NEW: Saudi officials say a forensic doctor was dispatched to erase fingerprints or other evidence if necessary, not to help dismember Mr. Khashoggi’s body in order to dispose of it after a premeditated assassination.

Watch this and remember. Remember. "You came after my wife. You came after my kids." Vote them out.

Jordan canceling parts of peace treaty with Israel, King Abdullah says

In an interview with WaPo, Trump did not call for the ouster of Mohammed bin Salman and instead praised his leadership, calling the prince "a strong person, he has very good control."

The Washington Post Editorial Board: “Congress should launch its own investigation, including of whether the Trump administration is conspiring with Saudi officials to cover up the murder of a distinguished journalist.”

“Hundreds of people work at a so-called troll farm in Riyadh to smother the voices of dissidents like Mr. Khashoggi. The push also appears to include the grooming of a Saudi employee at Twitter whom Western intell suspected of spying on user accnts...

Don't forget: MBS approved the preposterous new Khashoggi story

Amid skepticism, Saudi official provides another version of Khashoggi death

Not only is he gone but can't even have a dignified burial. Friends of Jamal Khashoggi want his body back so they can have a funeral

how do reporters even *pretend* to treat this stuff seriously? (for starters, Congress won’t be in session between now and midterms....)

„Eastern Europe is trying to break its dependence on Russian gas. Western Europe is doing the opposite.”

Germany puts military sales to Saudis on hold

A top Russian diplomat says Trump's intention to withdraw from a landmark treaty on nuclear weapons is a perilous move.

Given new indictment today of Russian meddler, "Time to start preparing the next round of sanctions against Russia"

Rod Rosenstein says the Russia probe has uncovered a widespread Russian effort to meddle in the 2016 race

Russians Flock to Saudi Forum as Mnuchin Joins West's Exodus

Putin’s Filmmaker Speaks, Reveals Unseen Footage

The voter information for approximately 35,000,000 U.S. citizens in 19 states was being peddled on a popular hacking forum this week, two threat intelligence firms discovered, ZD Net reports.

Russian spying in Switzerland is increasing, the Swiss intelligence agency said on Friday after two high-profile cases involving suspected Russian agents trying to infiltrate sites in Switzerland

Climate change is exacerbating world conflicts, says Red Cross president

Tucker Carlson says the anger that's erupted over the death of Jamal Khashoggi is "a stunt."

In early 2017 I reported that @GenFlynn was coordinating Russian propaganda across Europe and answering to both Putin and Trump. Yesterday’s complaint confirmed: not all of the suspect’s troll content was aimed at the US.

Georgia Sec. of State Brian Kemp's office improperly purged 340,134 people from voter rolls by claiming that they moved, even though they still live at their registered addresses, says a Palast Investigative Fund analysis.

The editorial board writes, "The question now is not whether the Saudis’ latest explanation for Jamal Khashoggi’s death is credible, but whom do they think they’re fooling."

President Trump: "You have some very, very bad people in the caravan. You have some very tough criminal elements within the caravan. But I will seal off the border before they come into this country, and I'll bring out our military."

Mitch McConnell says it out loud: Republicans are gunning for Social Security, Medicare and Obamacare next

Trump promised the tax cuts would pay for themselves. The soaring deficit shows they're not.

Joe Biden Calls Trump’s Handling Of Journalist’s Death “Embarrassing” And “Dangerous”

Trump keeps lying about voter fraud being widespread. It’s not. George W. Bush’s DoJ studied it and found fraud in 0.00000013% of ballots cast. Another study found 31 cases out of a billion ballots from 2000-2014. I explained last year:

Quiz: How closely did Russian troll rhetoric mirror Trump’s? See if you can tell the difference.

Beto O'Rourke: "I would liken impeachment to an indictment. There is enough there to proceed with the trial for a full vetting of the facts and to make the best informed decision in the interests of this country and our future."

The Latest: European Union wants investigation into Khashoggi's death to continue.

"Trump’s latest endorsement of political violence should be read as an act of desperation by a president contemplating the potential consequences of defeat at the polls,"

Scotland's leader pulls out of BBC conference because of its invitation to Steve Bannon. "I will not be part of any process that risks legitimizing or normalizing far-right, racist views,"