Monday, October 19, 2020

DOJ announces charges against 6 Russian military officers allegedly involved in hacking, malware operations


So weird, thought we saw @RealDonaldTrump put Dr. Fauci in his campaign ad just recently


Analysis: Trump’s attack on Fauci makes no sense



Stunningly inappropriate. Intelligence leaders should be focused on collecting and analyzing foreign national security information. This is domestic, partisan politics and out-of-bounds.


There's mourning in Ohio


It is a very serious and sobering development anytime the United States government accuses a citizen of engaging in violations of federal law. It requires evidence. Don't get numb to any elected leader publicly and casually labeling anyone they disagree with a "criminal."


The 2nd Circ. unanimously affirmed an order rejecting Ghislaine Maxwell's "meritless arguments that her interests superseded the presumption of access,” paving the way for the release of her allegedly incriminating deposition. DEVELOPING, @CourthouseNews


Under court's normal scheduling practices, arguments wouldn't be until late Feb -- when, of course, we could have a Biden administration in place. A new administration might be able to make the cases go away.


Charlie Kirk lies on Fox News about tweet that led to his Twitter account being locked


How to Don jr


Lincoln Project presents: @ddlovato’s “Commander in Chief”


Early voting begins TODAY. We know making informed decisions is important to you, that’s why we’re bringing you local and relevant information on candidates throughout South Florida.


Trump’s fake new Biden scandal has a deeper purpose. Bannon revealed it.


Whether or not Donald Trump wins the election, lenders will expect his businesses to pay back an estimated $900 million in the next four years, an alarmingly accelerated timetable that involves more than twice as much debt as he previously indicated


All Michigan voters need to know about John James in only :45 seconds.


An internal email at the Department of Justice announced “an exception to the general non-interference with elections policy.”


Scott Atlas, a Fox News neuroradiologist whom other task force doctors regard as ill-informed, manipulative and dishonest, has consolidated power over WH coronavirus response, which is plagued by distrust and lethargy.


Former CIA Director Michael Hayden anticipates that an ODNI under Biden would be significantly reorganized, and says current CIA Director Gina Haspel “would have to go, too.” Much more here


NEW: Trump was receiving one of his first codeword classified briefings on Afghanistan, at his Bedminster club, when he suddenly got bored and ordered milkshakes. The incident became legendary inside CIA, where like at other agencies, morale has slumped


Report: Covid Denialism- brought to you by the folks who sponsor Climate Denial— including Charles Koch- they downplay any scientific problem requiring government response


A historian of Stalin's labour camps has just been sentenced to Russian labor camps. His true crime: Remembering the past


Federal judge strikes down Trump plan to slash food stamps for 700,000 unemployed Americans


Nearly 220,000 Americans dead. Millions unemployed. And he dances.


Spy plane was sent to monitor protest in affluent suburb, home to head of California National Guard


AD WATCH: One of four distinct @joebiden campaign ads airing during @nfl games today and tomorrow is called, “The Blind Pig.” It features ⁦@beastieboys‘s “Sabotage.” The campaign says the band has never licensed music for an ad until now.


Twitter on Sunday removed a tweet from one of President Donald Trump's top #COVID19 advisers, which falsely claimed that masks don't work to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Last month, CDC director Redfield even says Atlas spreads false info often.


The editors are either terrible at their jobs, in which case they should be fired, or they are actively disseminating Russian disinformation, in which case they should be indicted.


The World Health Organization: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver


Taiwan accuses Chinese officials of beating up diplomat in Fiji


Sunday's editorial: Ambassador Cong: Apologize or leave


It was so touching to hear our Thai fellows chanting for Hong Kong. "คืนเอกราชให้ฮ่องกง" (Kuen A-Ka-Rhat Hai Hong Kong) -- It means "return independence to Hong Kong." People fighting for democracy and autonomy should support each other.


MEPs join letter to the President of the European Commission calling for closer EU-US coordination on responding to China's crackdown in Hong Kong


China complains to Canada after media outlets slam ambassador's comments about Hong Kong


Nancy Pelosi said the White House had until Tuesday to reach a deal with Democrats, or legislation to provide extra virus relief couldn’t be passed before the election


In the old days when the United States was considered the leader of the free world, these heroic weekly demonstrations in #Belarus would have inspired words of solidarity and maybe more from the American president. Trump's silence & indifference is appalling.


#Minsk, #Belarus, 71st day of consecutive #protests


If these guys are your sources, you might be peddling Russian disinformation


Trump Tower in Chicago aglow with Biden-Harris light


FOLKS—we found who created the epic “Wear a Mask” Beauty & the Beast video!


Incredible stuff from @katie_robertson inside the New York Post's newsroom as the bosses rammed a story through on Rudy's sayso, and over reporters' objections


Dr. Fauci says he was “absolutely not” surprised that President Trump got sick with coronavirus after seeing POTUS at what “turned out to be a super-spreader event” at the White House


America’s top infectious disease expert requires security detail because of death threats


In 2017, one of Alexey Navalny’s investigations led to thousands of Russians taking to the streets against Putin. Navalny has been jailed countless times. Russians are now protesting again, and Navalny thinks it’s connected to his August poisoning.


Donald Trump lost $1.17 billion between 1985 and 1994, more than any other American at the time, according to this 2019 report


"Bruce Golding, a reporter at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid since 2007, did not allow his byline to be used because he had concerns over the article’s credibility...As deadline approached, editors pressed staff members to add their bylines to the story"


Trump berates Sasse over leaked audio: "Little Ben is a liability to the Republican Party"


.@JoeBiden in Durham, NC ——> "The President knew how dangerous this virus was and he hid it from the country ... he didn’t tell us, just his friends on Wall Street. That’s why they made so much money, by ‘selling short.’ Well who got sold short? Y'all got sold short!"


The coming wave of absentee ballot rejections is not due to voter fraud but instead the byproduct of 200 million eligible voters navigating an often-confusing process —where simple mistakes can cost a vote.


“Nobody got killed, nobody got robbed… This was not a big crime,” Giuliani told The Daily Beast, re alleged violations of campaign finance law.


If Ron Johnson cannot substantiate this deranged charge he should be censured by the Senate like Joe McCarthy was


The Beastie Boys have never licensed a song for an advertisement until today, giving rights to Joe Biden.


Enrique Tarrio, chairman of Proud Boys and head of Latinos for Trump walking in Miami with “Stand Back, Stand By” on his Proud Boys shirt. They intercepted a Biden caravan, threatened us, circled our cars and ran supporters off the road.


BREAKING: Confirmed world coronavirus infections surpass 40 million, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.


FAUCI: “You know, I think you'd have to be honest & say yes. I certainly have not been allowed to go on many, many, many shows that have asked for me.”