2016 Election

College Student Gets 100 Days In Jail For Registering Dead Voters As Democrats

A Virginia college student was sentenced to 100 days in jail this week for submitting fraudulent voter registration forms listing the names of dead people as Democrat voters. Andrew J. Spieles, 21, was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for knowingly transferring false Virginia voter registration forms during the 2016 election, according to the Justice Department.…

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Has Russiagate Finally Been Solved?

As part of what many are calling a “New Cold War,” the mainstream media and establishment politicians have for months insisted the 2016 presidential election was skewed by Russian interference, some broadening the allegation to claim the president colluded with a foreign intelligence service. Two recent developments, however, may have finally laid the case to rest. Late last…

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Mueller Impanels Grand Jury In Russia Probe, Donald Trump Jr. Subpoenaed

Update: Reuters adds that Grand Jury subpoenas have been issued in connection with the June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr., Russian Lawyer, and others. * * * Stocks slumped, and VIX spiked following news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections,…

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Veteran Intelligence Professionals Memo: Was the “Russian Hack” an Inside Job?

In a memo to the president issued this week, a group of retired intelligence professionals challenged a January 6 intelligence assessment that concluded the Russians hacked into DNC servers last year. The memo, issued on July 26 by the Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) organization, cites new forensic evidence which cuts directly against the…

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The Latest Russian Plot: Hacking Nuclear Power Plants

Yet another Russia story is being reported breathlessly from our nation’s finest major media outlets, this time hyperventilating over the claim that the Russians are trying to hack into U.S. nuclear infrastructure. The New York Times, Newsweek, Bloomberg, the Washington Post, NBC, the Chicago Tribune, Business Insider, the Hill and numerous other outlets have pushed…

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This Trait Shared in Common by Internet Trolls and Politicians is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Sport to some, digital bullying to others — whether you abide online trolling or find the inflammatory, sometimes cruel, practice repulsive — the Internet’s myriad disparate troll armies are apparently here to stay. Seeding malcontent, disputation, division, needless provocation, and, often, chaos, trolls merit their characterization by the hordes as the bane of the Internet.…

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Trump, Putin Meet at G20 Summit to Discuss Geopolitics

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart appeared to have a productive discussion on the sidelines of the G20 summit meeting in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday, covering issues related to a Syrian ceasefire, the conflict in Ukraine and the 2016 election, among other things. “We had a very lengthy conversation,” Putin said after the…

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NYT Scrambles To Fix ‘Almost Entirely Wrong’ Russia Scoop After Comey Testimony

The New York Times is “looking into” whether one of its big Russia scoops is actually true, after former FBI Director James Comey disputed the report in Thursday testimony before Congress. The paper of record reported Feb. 14 that U.S. intelligence officials had intercepted repeated communications between the Trump campaign and senior Russian intelligence officials in…

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Comey on Russiagate: Where’s the Proof?

In his testimony before the Senate intelligence committee Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey said there was “no fuzz” regarding the claim that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. “The Russians interfered in our election during the 2016 cycle,” Comey said in his testimony. “They did it with purpose, they did it with sophistication, they…

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