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CIA Warning: 'E-Voting Not Secure' - U.S. EAC Finally Releases Complete Transcript of Cybersecurity Expert's Stunning Remarks

By Brad Friedman on 3/27/2009, 4:02pm PT<p><i>- Brad Friedman, The BRAD BLOG</i><p>"I follow the vote. And wherever the vote becomes an electron and touches a …

Did Trump obstruct justice? Rod Rosenstein may have just provided another clue.

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>The question of whether President Trump obstructed justice leads inevitably back to his true rationale for firing former FBI director James B. Comey — and to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s apparent participation (witting or not) in the creation of a justification for that …

Donald Trump

The latest work from Africa’s Samuel Beckett

<b>Black Moses.</b> By Alain Mabanckou. Translated by Helen Stevenson. <i>Serpent’s Tail; 199 pages; £12.99. To be published in America by the New Press in June.</i><p>…

Books

US Officials Are Warning About A Russian Cybersecurity Company's US Government Ties

Kaspersky has denied links to the Russian government, but US officials are raising doubts.<p>WASHINGTON — US intelligence officials are expressing concern over a Russian cybersecurity company’s access to US government systems and pushing the General Services Administration for answers on how long it …

Want to survive another 100 days of Trump? Don’t get complacent

<i>Sarah Kendzior is a St. Louis, Mo.-based commentator who writes about politics, the economy and media.</i><p>On April 27, U.S. President Donald Trump sent out a missive congratulating himself on his "100 days of accountability," boasting he had implemented "tough ethical standards to ensure his …

Trump and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad First 100 Days

We discuss with Amy Siskind—the activist-writer who's been steadily documenting each not-normal act since the election—the dangerous incompetence of …

Christina Wilkie's Trump Inaugural Donors Crowdsourced Research

Who Does the Anne Frank Center Represent?

The organization has a flair for attracting media attention, but lacks a mass membership or scholarly expertise—and its connection to its famed namesake isn’t what it claims.<p><i>Updated for clarification on June 29, 2017</i><p>Sean Spicer was in trouble. In a press conference addressing Syrian President …

How Hollywood Remembers Steve Bannon

He says that, before he became a senior adviser to the President, he was a successful player in the film industry. But what did he actually do?<p>Stephen K. Bannon, who maintains a precarious hold over the nativist wing of the Trump White House, honed his skills in the art of conservative persuasion …

GOP Intel chair Burr under fire over ties to Trump

The senator running the Russia probe was a vocal Trump campaign backer, once boasting he sicced the FBI on Hillary Clinton.<p>On the campaign trail last fall, Republican Sen. Richard Burr told North Carolina voters there was no "separation” between himself and Donald Trump. The Senate Intelligence …

How Russia hacked the French election

Since the U.S. intelligence community concluded that Moscow waged an influence campaign targeting the 2016 U.S. elections, experts have asked: Will …

More neighbours make more fences

EUROPE will soon have more physical barriers on its national borders than it did during the Cold War. The ongoing refugee crisis, combined with …

Angela Merkel

Report: Civil rights leaders call on attorney general to drop voter fraud probe

Civil rights leaders asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday to urge President Trump not to move forward with an investigation into his …

Civil Rights

7 Ways the Koch Bros. Benefit from Corporate Welfare

Mainstream America is finally getting to know the billionaire brothers backing the libertarian movement, thanks to a pair of dueling profiles in <i>New</i> …

Senate votes 97-1 to override Obama 9/11 veto. Here’s the lone holdout — and the pair who didn’t vote.

WASHINGTON (TheBlaze/AP) — The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama’s veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon officials warn could put U.S. troops and interests at risk.<p>Five …

When Jeff Sessions Feverishly Urged The Recusal Of An Attorney General On Fox News

In November, then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) called on the sitting attorney general to recuse herself and appoint a special counsel to investigate …

Sanders on dealing with Putin: 'I took on a lot of people as mayor of Burlington'

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders pointed to his leadership as mayor of Burlington as a qualification for dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin if he is elected president.<p>Speaking with MSNBC's Chris Matthews in Chicago on Thursday night, Sanders …

Carter Page Went to Moscow With a Tape of Donald Trump Offering Treason For Hacking

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How Marine Le Pen Relies on Dividing French Jews and Muslims

The presidential hopeful's National Front party has been using this strategy for decades.<p>Marine Le Pen, the National Front party leader who is among the frontrunners in France’s upcoming presidential elections, made waves this month with her insistence that France was not responsible for the …

Religion

How the U.S. political press enabled a post-truth America — Part 4

In this final installment of a four-part series deconstructing how the U.S. political press hastened the movement towards a post-truth America, I …

How the U.S. political press enabled a post-truth America — Part 3

In this third installment of a four-part series deconstructing how the U.S. political press hastened the movement towards a post-truth America, I …

How the U.S. political press enabled a post-truth America — Part 2

In this second installment of a four-part series deconstructing how the United States political press hastened the movement towards a post-truth …

How the U.S. political press enabled a post-truth America — Part 1

This is the first in a four-part series, beginning today and running for four consecutive days, deconstructing how the United States political press …

Princeton’s Ad-Blocking Superweapon May Put an End to the Ad-Blocking Arms Race

An ad blocker that uses computer vision appears to be the most powerful ever devised and can evade all known anti ad blockers.<p>A team of Princeton and Stanford University researchers has fundamentally reinvented how ad-blocking works, in an attempt to put an end to the advertising versus ad-blocking …

Political diversity is a cop-out for overpaid media men

Can the New York Times hire a black woman opinion columnist already?<p>There were many absurd things about working at <i>Gawker</i>, where I was an editor a …

Journalism

Teen Makes Spreadsheet Of Muslim Groups Denouncing Terrorism

This is epic.<p>When 19-year-old Heraa Hashmi isn't studying molecular biology at the University of Colorado Boulder, she's working on her YouTube channel, writing novels or tweeting with her 54,000 followers about everything from social justice to the minutiae of campus life. Heraa is also a Muslim …

Mainstream Media

History 323: The Holocaust

History 323: The Holocaust Prof. J. Popkin<p>Nazi Leadership and the Holocaust<p>The dictatorial regime Hitler set up in<p>GermanyafterJanuary 30, 1933, had a …