2016 presidential election

Putin Slams Washington Hypocrisy — US Admitted to Meddling In Russian Elections Before

Russian President Vladimir Putin, doubtlessly having reached his fill of mudslinging by the U.S. political establishment — which insists Russia tampered, somehow, in the presidential election to throw the election in favor of Donald Trump — reiterated to filmmaker Oliver Stone in an interview those yet-unproven allegations amount to the United States pompously throwing stones…

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Wikileaks Releases Hacked DNC Voicemails

On the third day of the Democratic National Convention, when President Barack Obama and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine are scheduled to speak, WIkileaks has released hacked voicemails from top Democratic officials. The new material from the pro-transparency publisher includes 29 phone calls, totaling about 14 minutes. Many of them are complaints directed at the Democratic National Committee. Wikileaks…

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More Hill-arity on Twitter…

Disappointed Democrats and Bernie Sanders fans have taken to Twitter to express their feelings about Hillary Clinton’s claim to the Democratic candidacy using the hashtags #GirlIGuessI’mWithHer and #GirlIGuessImNotWithHer. The Tweets are Hill-arious: Me leaving the voting booth in November #GirlIGuessImWithHer pic.twitter.com/32knzkeC0G — Dae La Soul (@DaeshaEmcee) June 9, 2016 After I vote in November. #GirlIGuessImWithHer…

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Only Half of Americans Realize Election System Is Rigged

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way. – Unknown, commonly misattributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, about half of American voters believe that the system U.S. political parties use to pick their candidates for the White House is “rigged” and more than…

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