2016-08-13

US Racist Repression Exposed, Nationwide Protests against Police Brutality and Killings

US Racist Repression Exposed, Nationwide Protests against Police Brutality and Killings
http://www.globalresearch.ca/us-racist-repression-exposed-nationwide-protests-against-police-brutality-and-killings/5535444

By: Abayomi Azikiwe
Date: 2016-07-12


Police killings of African Americans fuel urban unrest
Five law-enforcement officers were killed and 7 others were wounded when they were ambushed in downtown Dallas on July 6. The shooting took place during the course of nationwide demonstrations against a rash of police killings in various regions of the United States.
Marches have been held in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Chicago, New York City, Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Memphis, and across the U.S. In Dallas thousands have taken to the streets in solidarity with the struggle to end police brutality against African Americans.
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How Dangerous Is It To Be A Cop? Here’s What The Data Says.

How Dangerous Is It To Be A Cop? Here’s What The Data Says.

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2016/08/01/3802663/war-on-cops-update/

By:Celisa Calacal & Dylan Petrohilos
Date: 2016-08-01

After a spate of attacks on police officers this month, many conservative pundits and politicians have claimed that there is a “war on cops” being promoted by the Black Lives Matter movement, which calls for an end to racist policing. However, data on police deaths does not support this narrative.

Earlier this month, within a two-day period, two black men were shot and killed by police. On July 5, Alton Sterling, a father of five children, was tackled and gunned down in front of a convenience store by two officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The next day, a traffic stop turned fatal when 32-year-old Philando Castile was shot and killed in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Video footage from both shootings were shared on the internet, sparking outcry against their deaths.

As protests erupted across the country demanding an end to police violence, six police officers in Dallas were killed in a sniper attack during a Black Lives Matter protest. Then, on July 17, three officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana — the same city where Alton Sterling was killed by police — were fatally shot in an ambush. In both instances, the shooters were African American military veterans who said they were upset by the recent police killings. Neither men had any ties to the Black Lives Matter movement and acted alone.

While the recent killings of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge have fueled the claim that attacks on officers are on the rise, historical data show that the job of an officer is still safer today than it was 30 years ago. Following a spike in officer deaths during the infancy of the War on Drugs, police deaths have been declining for the past three decades. There has been a slight uptick in the past two years, but it’s statistically negligible in the overall trend downward:

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CREDIT: DYLAN PETROHILOS/THINKPROGRESS

Meet the People Responsible for the Next Attack on Police Officers

Meet the People Responsible for the Next Attack on Police Officers

http://theantimedia.org/people-responsible-next-police-attack/

By: Justin King
Date: 2016-07-17

(TFC Op-Ed) Dallas, TX – All over the country, departments are on high alert. They know the next attack on police officers is right around the corner. They’ve changed security procedures, they’ve advised their loved ones of the risk, and they’re on the lookout for any information or tips about who will be behind the next attack on cops. In the interest of public safety, The Fifth Column is publishing the names of some of those who will be responsible for the next attack.

These are the names of those who are creating violent attitudes in the populace and whose actions are likely to lead to the next attack, even though they won’t pull the trigger, drop the brick, or plant the bomb themselves. Their names are:

James Craig of Detroit, Michigan
Thomas E. Kulhawik of Norwalk, Connecticut
Michael Saunders of Evergreen, Illinois

Who are these three men and what connection do they have to each other? They are all police chiefs of departments whose officers arrested people for posting inflammatory language about cops online. They call the posts threats, but there is a difference between a threat and a warning.

These men have co-conspirators all over the country, other law enforcement officers who have decided to take it upon themselves to use the gun of the state to silence criticism and dissent in this country. The comments posted online are warnings. They are warnings similar to the warnings this outlet provided two years ago. These aren’t threats, these are things that will happen if departments do not reform. In the face of criticism, officers have arrested citizens and in at least one case, the department can’t even figure out what to charge the victims of their actions with.

5 facts exposing the media’s lies about police shootings

Clerk Note: The publication date is interesting, because it is further in the past. Yet, more recent events underscore the articles points.

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5 facts exposing the media’s lies about police shootings

http://usuncut.com/black-lives-matter/5-facts-expose-media-lies-police-shootings/

By: James Woods
Date: 2016-09-07

#2. Bartending is far more dangerous than being a police officer.

Despite what the media would have you believe, 2015 is actually the safest year for police officers in 20 years. Meanwhile, police killings of citizens are at a 40-year high.

While citizens and social justice groups are seeking to curtail the trend of growing police brutality and state-sanctioned murder, police supporters around the country are seeking to debunk these reports with a combination of marketing, cherry-picked statistics, and misplaced nationalism formerly reserved for members of the military.

Five straightforward strategies the Cleveland Police used during the RNC

Clerk Note: I'd certainly rather see this type of police preparation -- bicycles and shirt-sleeves -- than what the police departments have been inheriting (... err, paying for) from the military industrial complex (MIL) from the illegal and immoral wars. Namely, body armor, battle gear, torture, and mind control de-humanization of the enemy.

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Five straightforward strategies the Cleveland Police used during the RNC

http://www.freshwatercleveland.com/features/FivePoliceStrategiesRNC072316.aspx

By: Erin O'Brien
Date: 2016-07-23

Videotaping a Crime Is Not a Crime

Clerk Note: In the age of electronic upgrades, put an old digital camera in your car and always be prepared to make videos. "My video against your video" in the court of public opinion and protection of our civil liberties. Don't just film for you, but for the behalf of your neighor, your community, your police. Make it easy to get accountability for actions.

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Videotaping a Crime Is Not a Crime

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/07/15/videotaping-crime-not-crime

By: Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan
Date: 2016-07-15

Protests against police brutality have rocked the country in the aftermath of the police killings of two African-American men, Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota. Videos of their deaths were shared on the internet, horrifying millions around the globe. Yet increasingly, people who record police violence are themselves being targeted, harassed, arrested and even imprisoned.
 
On July 5, 2016, Alton Sterling was selling CDs in front of his friend’s convenience store in Baton Rouge, La., when he was tackled by police and shot to death. Abdullah Muflahi, the store owner, recorded the shooting on his phone. He described the scene on the Democracy Now! news hour:
 
“I started recording ... the whole time, he was asking them, ‘What did I do wrong? What’s going on? I didn’t do nothing wrong.’ ”

Policing isn’t Working for Cops Either

Clerk Note: Called to reader's attention so that we can rationally view all sides of the situation of excessive violence by police.

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Policing isn’t Working for Cops Either

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/07/11/policing-isnt-working-cops-either

By: Kazu Haga
Date: 2016-07-11

“It’s okay mommy…. It’s okay, I’m right here with you…”

Those were the words of four-year-old Dae’Anna, consoling her mother Lavish Reynolds after she witnessed the police shoot and kill her boyfriend Philando Castile.

Those words are now scarred into the psyche of America, much like words that came before it: “Hands up, don’t shoot.” “I can’t breath.” “It’s not real.”

If you haven’t realized that the system of policing isn’t working for the black community, you haven’t been paying attention. Just hours after the killing of Alton Sterling, a four-year-old child witnessed someone getting shot and bleeding out while she sat in the backseat. The system didn’t work for her, her mother or for Philando Castile. The system didn’t work for Alton Sterling, or for Mike Brown, or for Freddie Gray or for countless others.

Police Murder Because They Are Trained To Murder. The Militarization of Law Enforcement

Clerk Note: One of the things we're being distracted from: The Militarization of Law Enforcement. This is one of the ripening fruits of the faux "War on Terror."
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Police Murder Because They Are Trained To Murder. The Militarization of Law Enforcement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/police-murder-because-they-are-trained-to-murder-the-militarization-of-law-enforcement/5535399

By: Dr. Paul Craig Roberts
Date: 2016-07-11


In response to my request for information on US police training, readers have sent in a variety of information that seems to fit together. I am going to assemble it as best I can as a working hypothesis or provisional account.  Perhaps a former or current police officer concerned about the change in the behavior of US police, or an expert on police training and practices, will come forward and verify or correct this provisional account.
First, we know that the police have been, or are being, militarized.  They are armed with weapons of war that hitherto have been used only on battlefields.  We don’t know why police are armed in this way, as such weapons are not necessary for policing the American public and are not used in police work anywhere except in Israeli-occupied Palestine.

117 Countries Slam American Police Brutality at UN Human Rights Council

Clerk Note: A year old, but still valid. The trend line is how we're turning into police states.
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117 Countries Slam American Police Brutality at UN Human Rights Council
http://countercurrentnews.com/2015/06/117-countries-slam-american-police-at-un-human-rights-council/

By: Counter Current News Editorial Team
Date: 2015-06-05


CIA Chief Who Did Nothing to Stop Waterboarding Now Says He'd Quit if Agency Asked to Resume

Clerk Note: Torture, known to be ineffectual, is one of the hypocritical favorites of supposedly Christian leaders. Coming to a police department near you, if Trump has his way.

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CIA Chief Who Did Nothing to Stop Waterboarding Now Says He'd Quit if Agency Asked to Resume

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/14/cia-chief-who-did-nothing-stop-waterboarding-now-says-hed-quit-if-agency-asked

By: Nika Knight
Date: 2016-07-14

CIA director John Brennan on Wednesday vowed to resign if he was ordered by the next president to have the CIA resume waterboarding detainees—but the agency could still take up the practice.

Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror

Clerk Note: Continual war is good for business in the military industrial complex. Getting local law enforcement to drool over the weapons of war and adopt them for civilian use? Why they used similiar psychological tricks on "Merikans" to them to pant & drool over truck ownership, even though they weren't on a farm, weren't in construction, most of the time don't haul things, and do not volunteer their truck to help friends move (any more). And now we reap what we sow in a militarized police.
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Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/07/11/legalized-murder-and-politics-terror

By: Chris Hedges
Date: 2016-07-11


Police officers carry out random acts of legalized murder against poor people of color not because they are racist, although they may be, or even because they are rogue cops, but because impoverished urban communities have evolved into miniature police states.

Militarization And Police Violence in America

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Militarization And Police Violence in America

http://www.globalresearch.ca/militarization-and-police-violence-in-america/5535482

By: Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
Date: 2016-07-12

Hardly a day goes by without news of a police killing.  And each time we hear from scholars and observers that the police is too militarized.   No doubt!

In 2014, I was flattered to have been approached by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Shasta Chapter to be their keynote speaker to address Government Secrecy, Drones, and Militarization.  After each police involved death, I would revisit my notes and wonder why I never published them.   After watching this video clip on my FB page on July 10, 2016, I decided to share an excerpt from the ACLU address of April 13, 2014.

(Of note, at the time of the talk, “Black Lives Matter” had not appeared on the national stage, nor had the training of police in Israel been fully exposed; as such, these very important factors were not included in the talk/excerpt below.  The following is simply talking points stringed together and lacks the flow and flare of academic writing.)

Historians and political scientists have warned us about  dangerous war fever sweeping the United States. Today we have gone beyond that.

The “Global War on Terror”, a war indefinite in duration, against an ill-defined and shifting enemy, al-Qaeda, [ISIS did not exist in the official narrative at the time] is now being armed in Syria [“moderates”] without a clear explanation of American strategy or a specific definition of victory, or even a way to measure progress in the struggle has taken its toll on civil liberty.  The problem of militarization poses a danger to the very character of American government and society.

In his first public interview after retiring from active duty in 2003, General Tommy Franks identified the single most dangerous possibility offered by an endless war on terrorism: An attack with weapons of mass destruction “just to create casualties … to terrify” could lead “the western world, the free world” to forfeit its “freedom and liberty,” to lose its democracy, and “begin to militarize our country in order to avoid a repeat of another mass-casualty event, … to potentially unravel the fabric of our Constitution.”

Over half a century ago,  Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson concluded that  “by giving way to the passion, intolerance and suspicions of wartime, it is easy to reduce our liberties to a shadow, often in answer to exaggerated claims of security.”.

That day is here.  Not only are we under constant surveillance, but  take for example the kill list.  A list which began under the Bush administration as a rationale for murdering suspect citizens of countries with which the United States was not at war has become Obama’s kill list and the scope of the list has been expanded to include the execution, without due process of law, of U.S. citizens accused, without evidence presented in court, of association with terrorism. And this is accepted by the people. No protests.

The Framers of the Constitution recognized such dangers when they carefully subordinated the military to civilian authority and attempted to limit the power of the President to initiate war.

Gregory Foster, a former Army officer and West Point graduate who now teaches national security studies at the National Defense University in Washington said that principle of civilian control of the military—an early building block of American democracy-  has become the  civilian subjugation to the military.

Today, the degree to which  society’s institutions, policies, behavior, thought, and values are devoted to military power and shaped by war are alarming.

The incursion of military recruiters and teachings into the public school system is well known.  Presidents favor speaking to captive audiences at military bases, defense bases, and on aircraft carriers.  Lawmakers’ constant use of “support our troops” to justify defense spending.   TV programs and video games like “NCIS,” “Homeland” and “Call of Duty,” to reality show “Stars Earn Stripes,” demonstrate that Americans are subjected to a daily diet of stories that valorize the military while the storytellers pursue their own opportunistic political and commercial agendas

Former secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld acknowledged publicly in an October 24, 2003, interview in the Washington Times: “We are in a war of ideas, as well as a global war on terror. Ideas are important, and they need to be marshaled, and they need to be communicated in ways that are persuasive to the listeners.”

This was part of his Information Operations Roadmap.   As part of the plan,  public affairs officers were given the task of briefing journalists.  In 2005 it came to light that the Pentagon paid the Lincoln Group (a private company) to plant ‘hundreds of stories’ in Iraqi papers in support of U.S. Policies

But now, we see that this war has been internalized, whether you look at drones, kill list, or militarization of the police force.

During the Clinton administration, Congress passed what’s now known as the “1033 Program,” which formalized  Reagan administration’s directive to the Pentagon to share surplus military gear with domestic police agencies. Since then, millions of pieces of military equipment designed for use on a battlefield have been transferred to local cops—SWAT teams and others—including machine guns, tanks, armored personnel carriers, etc.

The Pentagon’s 1033 program has exploded under Obama.

Bill Clinton also created the “Troops to Cops” program which offered grants to police departments who hired soldiers returning from battle, contributing even further to the militarization of the police force.

In a 2005 PBS documentary, David Grossman, a retired US Army Lt. Colonel spoke of training law enforcement groups worldwise to kill: “most of what I do is I train military and law enforcement in what I call the bulletproof mind.” “Prior preparation is that one variable in the equation that we can control ahead of time, and one of the key things is embracing the responsibility to kill.  So when I teach, one of the things I believe we need to do is embrace this word “kill.””

Is it any wonder that [Mayor] Bloomberg proudly bragged of “hav(ing) my own army in the NYPD” and who used that army to spy on peaceful Occupy Wall Street protestors?

And what of “to protect and to serve”?

Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich is an independent researcher and writer with a focus on U.S. foreign policy and the role of lobby groups in influencing US foreign policy.  

The original source of this article is Global Research Copyright © Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, Global Research, 2016


The article is reproduced in accordance with Section 107 of title 17 of the Copyright Law of the United States relating to fair-use and is for the purposes of criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research.

2016-08-12

Gary Johnson's Position on the Issues

Clerk Note: At least we know where Governor Johnson stands on the issues, and they seem like reasonable positions. Ought to attract the saner half of the dying Republican Party.

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Gary Johnson's Position on the Issues

http://www.ontheissues.org/Gary_Johnson.htm

By:
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Gary Johnson Has A Response for Those Who Say They’re Wasting Their Vote Switching to the Libertarian Party

Clerk Note: More so than any other election cycle, a vote for a Democrat or a Republican is a wasted voted. Only votes for third parties will have any effect.

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Gary Johnson Has A Response for Those Who Say They’re Wasting Their Vote Switching to the Libertarian Party

http://www.redstate.com/brandon_morse/2016/07/29/gary-johnson-response-say-theyre-wasting-vote-switching-libertarian-party/

By: 2016-07-29
Date: Brandon Morse

If you've at any point said that you're voting outside the Republican or Democrat parties, then you've probably heard a very tired line.

"You're wasting your vote!" is something that I've received ad nauseum since I made up my mind to leave the Republican party, and vote for the Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson. It's a phrase that many people believe they're logistically right for saying, since a vote that is not for their candidate is obviously a vote for the opposing candidate.

It's not a very well thought out accusation. By those rules, if I'm not voting for either candidate, then I guess I'm voting for both and it cancels each other out. Either way, that's not how it works in our Republic. My vote is who it's for, and no one else.

A Political Revolution is Happening — And It Starts with the Presidential Debates

A Political Revolution is Happening — And It Starts with the Presidential Debates

http://ivn.us/2016/04/08/political-revolution-starts-with-presidential-debates/

By: Craig Berlin
Date: 2016-04-08

Hillary Clinton recently touted her longstanding loyalty to the Democratic Party and the importance of being a “real” Democrat nominee. Bernie Sanders, previously the longest serving independent in Congress, declared as a Democrat because of our system’s unfavorable treatment of independents and third party candidates. He even went so far as to call out the media, telling MSNBC’s Chuck Todd that the network wouldn’t have covered him had he remained an independent.

Sanders’ accurate perception of a necessary move ironically coincides with a nationwide countercurrent that has seen party affiliation sink to an all-time low, with 42% of Americans now identifying as independents. Adding to the momentum, the current Democratic and Republican front-runners are largely unpalatable to a large percentage of the electorate; in fact, their unpopularity is unprecedented.

IVN has published dozens of articles describing how the two parties have concocted the process, from primaries to debates, in a manner that disenfranchises independent voters and stifles additional options. The silver lining in an election featuring two largely divisive and weak candidates is the impetus to look at how we got here and harness voter dissatisfaction to affect change.

Why are the presidential debates, which garner the largest audience and are the most likely to generate a more diverse range of ideas, limited to only two candidates?

The primary system is an elaborate setup that varies from state to state, as well as being somewhat different for each party. However, one thing that is more visible to most Americans is the series of debates between presidential candidates that has traditionally occurred after the nominees are selected.

Gary Johnson For Dummies

Clerk Note: Infinitely better than tRump if you are right leaning.

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Gary Johnson For Dummies

https://www.theodysseyonline.com/gary-johnson-for-dummies


Date: 2016-03-29

If the state of the presidential race brings tears to your eyes, people on the Internet give you high blood pressure and you’ve experienced the soul crushing realization that you don’t like any of the candidates, then this guide is for you. Today we’ll be discussing a third party candidate (what?!) and breaking down his stance on the issues in an article so cute and compressed that you can digest it on your lunch break. I’m no political expert, but I would like to put politics into terms that are a little less wordy, and catered to people like me.

With a short answer and long(er) answer, you can read into the issues as much or as little as you’d like—you could even save some for later. You may or may not agree with these stances, but at the end of the day you will have exercised your brain, learned something new, and maybe even realized you’ve found someone that you want as your president. Let’s press on.

Subject: Gary Johnson

Party: Libertarian (read: fiscally conservative, socially liberal)

Bio:

From 1995-2003 Gary Johnson was the Republican Governor of New Mexico, and often referred to as “the most fiscally conservative Governor” in the country. Before becoming governor in 1995, Johnson started a door-to-door handyman business to pay his way through college. After 20 years, this business had grown into one of the largest construction companies in New Mexico. Apart from being a successful businessman and politician, Johnson is quite the adventurer. He loves skiing and biking, and has scaled the highest peak on each of the seven continents—that includes Everest. In 2012 Johnson ran for president, and won more votes than any other Libertarian candidate in history.

Gary Johnson For Dummies

Libertarian ticket could spoil Clinton party

Libertarian ticket could spoil Clinton party

http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/03/opinions/libertarians-opinion-zwolinski/index.html

By: Matt Zwolinski
Date: 2016-08-03

With national polling numbers hovering around 12%, the Libertarian ticket of Gary Johnson and William Weld has the potential to be a real spoiler in the presidential election. But whose candidacy are they most likely to spoil?

Most people think of libertarianism as a kind of right-wing ideology, with its intellectual origins in the free-market economics of Milton Friedman and the unabashed egoism and anti-communism of Ayn Rand. And it's certainly true that for most of its existence, the Libertarian Party has drawn more heavily from the political right than from the political left.

But Gary Johnson is actually drawing just as much support from self-identified Democrats as he does from Republicans. And polls that include Johnson actually show a slight decrease in Clinton's lead over Trump.

Newfound Media Attention Could Catapult Gary Johnson onto Debate Stage

Clerk Note: More so than any other election cycle, a vote for a Democrat or a Republican is a wasted voted. Only votes for third parties will have any effect.

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Gary Johnson Has A Response for Those Who Say They’re Wasting Their Vote Switching to the Libertarian Party

http://www.redstate.com/brandon_morse/2016/07/29/gary-johnson-response-say-theyre-wasting-vote-switching-libertarian-party/

By: 2016-07-29
Date: Brandon Morse

If you've at any point said that you're voting outside the Republican or Democrat parties, then you've probably heard a very tired line.

"You're wasting your vote!" is something that I've received ad nauseum since I made up my mind to leave the Republican party, and vote for the Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson. It's a phrase that many people believe they're logistically right for saying, since a vote that is not for their candidate is obviously a vote for the opposing candidate.

It's not a very well thought out accusation. By those rules, if I'm not voting for either candidate, then I guess I'm voting for both and it cancels each other out. Either way, that's not how it works in our Republic. My vote is who it's for, and no one else.

2016-08-11

Could Third Party Candidates Prove Clinton's Achilles Heel?

Could Third Party Candidates Prove Clinton's Achilles Heel?

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/08/05/could-third-party-candidates-prove-clintons-achilles-heel

By: Andrea Germanos
Date: 2016-08-05

Here's the good news for Hillary Clinton: Three new polls this week show the Democratic presidential nominee strengthening her lead over Republican rival Donald Trump.

The bad news: Two of those polls—and a chunk of others recently—show that when the Libertarian Party's Gary Johnson and the Green Party's Jill Stein are included in a theoretical match-up, Clinton's lead drops, making, according to a headline in Politico, a potential "third-party headache" for the former secretary of state.

Election Justice USA Study Finds that Without Election Fraud Sanders Would Have Won by Landslide

Clerk Note: Exposes the shame of the Republican/Democratic two-party system.

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Election Justice USA Study Finds that Without Election Fraud Sanders Would Have Won by Landslide

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/7/29/1554022/-Election-Justice-USA-Study-Finds-that-Without-Election-Fraud-Sanders-Would-Have-Won-by-Landslide

By: Joynter
Date: 2016-07-29

Election Justice USA finds that Bernie Sanders lost an estimated 184 delegates to Election Fraud:

Well, 184 is only the upper estimate considering election fraud. Not even counting in the immense MSM bias, lack of debates, DNC bias/shenenigans outside of fraud, Hillary’s huge funding thanks to corruption… It should have been a landslide for Bernie!

The following is from the last page of the entire report:

Chris Hedges vs. Robert Reich on Clinton, Third Parties, Capitalism & Next Steps for Sanders Backers

Clerk Note: Although I respect Robert Reich, Chris Hedge's words and interview deserve your attention.

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Chris Hedges vs. Robert Reich on Clinton, Third Parties, Capitalism & Next Steps for Sanders Backers

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/8/4/as_green_party_convention_opens_watch

By: Democracy Now
Date: 2016-08-04

The Green Party’s national convention opens today in Houston, Texas, and Dr. Jill Stein is expected to win the party’s nomination. But will she win the support of former Bernie Sanders supporters? Last week, Democracy Now! hosted a debate between the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich about the presidential race. Hedges has endorsed Jill Stein. Reich is backing Hillary Clinton after endorsing Bernie Sanders during the primaries. Reich served in Bill Clinton’s Cabinet as labor secretary from 1993 to 1997.

Video: https://publish.dvlabs.com/democracynow/360/dn2016-0804.mp4


TRANSCRIPT

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.

AMY GOODMAN: A week ago today, Hillary Clinton made history by becoming the first woman to accept a major-party presidential nomination. But Clinton is not the only woman running for president this year. The Green Party’s national convention opens today in Houston, Texas, and Dr. Jill Stein is expected to win the party’s nomination.

Last week, Juan González and I hosted a debate between the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich about the presidential race. Hedges has endorsed Dr. Jill Stein. Reich is backing Hillary Clinton, after endorsing Bernie Sanders during the primaries. Reich served in Bill Clinton’s Cabinet as Labor Secretary from ’93 to 1997. He now teaches at University of California, Berkeley. We began the debate by asking Robert Reich about whether the Democratic Party would unite behind Hillary Clinton or whether a group of Sanders supporters would go on to back Dr. Jill Stein.

Cornel West: Why I Endorse the Green Party’s Jill Stein Over ‘Neoliberal Disaster’ Hillary Clinton

Clerk Note: A very persuassive analysis of the candidates.

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Cornel West: Why I Endorse the Green Party’s Jill Stein Over ‘Neoliberal Disaster’ Hillary Clinton

http://www.truthdig.com/avbooth/item/cornel_west_why_i_endorse_green_partys_jill_20160721

By: Amy Goodman and Cornel West
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Betraying Progressives, DNC Platform Backs Fracking, TPP, and Israel Occupation

Clerk Note: Why stay a Democrat if they are betraying the progressive platform needed?

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Betraying Progressives, DNC Platform Backs Fracking, TPP, and Israel Occupation

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/06/25/betraying-progressives-dnc-platform-backs-fracking-tpp-and-israel-occupation

Appointees by Clinton and Wasserman Schulz resoundingly reject numerous proposals put forth by Sanders surrogates

By: Lauren McCauley
Date: 2016-06-25

Despite its claims to want to unify voters ahead of November's election, the Democratic party appears to be pushing for an agenda that critics say ignores basic progressive policies, "staying true" to their Corporate donors above all else.

During a 9-hour meeting in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday, members of the DNC's platform drafting committee voted down a number of measures proposed by Bernie Sanders surrogates that would have come out against the contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), fracking, and the Israeli occupation of Palestine. At the same time, proposals to support a carbon tax, Single Payer healthcare, and a $15 minimum wage tied to inflation were also disregarded.

In a statement, Sanders said he was "disappointed and dismayed" that representatives of Hillary Clinton and DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schulz rejected the proposal on trade put forth by Sanders appointee Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), despite the fact that the presumed nominee has herself come out against the 12-nation deal.

"Inexplicable" was how Sanders described the move, adding: "It is hard for me to understand why Secretary Clinton’s delegates won’t stand behind Secretary Clinton’s positions in the party’s platform."

Why Many Bernie Sanders Supporters Will Soon be Abandoning the Democratic Party

Clerk Note: This was placed into the publication queue before the DNC happened, because the reasoning in this article might still apply.

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Why Many Bernie Sanders Supporters Will Soon be Abandoning the Democratic Party

And Why Their Super-Delegates Will Some Day Regret Sabotaging His Candidacy

http://www.globalresearch.ca/why-many-bernie-sanders-supporters-will-soon-be-abandoning-the-democratic-party/5530902

By: Gary G. Kohls
Date: 2016-07-15

"I would warn Orlando that you’re right in the way of some serious hurricanes, and I don’t think I’d be waving those (rainbow) flags in God’s face if I were you. …this will bring about the destruction of your nation. It’ll bring about terrorist bombs; it’ll bring earthquakes, tornadoes and possibly a meteor. — Rev Pat Robertson, Christian Fundamentalist tele-evangelist, predicting – and perhaps inciting – violence against the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida. The homophobic Robertson was critical of LGBT organizers who were putting up rainbow flags around the city in celebration of the city’s stance on diversity issues. (Quote from The Washington Post, 06-10-98)

The 2016 Democratic primaries have been frustrating for many progressives who have had their political juices awakened and energized by the nonviolent political revolution of Bernie Sanders, his New Deal/Fair Deal politics, his democratic socialist candidacy and his support of oppressed and discriminated-against minorities (including Latinos, African-Americans, Native Americans, Palestinians, Muslims and the LGBT community, among others).

Bernie-Sanders

But the Democratic Party, once the mortal enemy of fascism, governmental rule by wealthy elites and fraudulent elections, has sabotaged, through any number of backroom deals (and with the willing help of the corporate-controlled media), Sanders’ highly respected, altruistic candidacy. The Democratic national leadership has unfairly denied him the well-deserved candidacy of the party. Because of the intransigency of their pro-Wall Street, pro-War Street, wealthy insiders in the party hierarchy, they will soon regret what they have done as much as the GOP will soon be regretting the choice of the xenophobic, paranoid, narcissistic megalomaniacal Donald Trump as their party’s leader.

Both political parties have had their agendas shaped by corporate and militaristic billionaire plutocrats and Wall Street tycoons who have purchased large numbers of mercenary lobbyists, lawyers and federal and Supreme Court judges and also the loyalties of the vast majorities of elected legislators (both at the state and national levels) via massive amounts of campaign cash.The classic truism of “whoever pays the piper, calls the tune” still holds in 2016.

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange: Attacks Against Jill Stein Are "Going to Go Through the Roof"

Clerk Note: "Any right that is not fought for through practice and defense is very, very quickly lost."

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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange: Attacks Against Jill Stein Are "Going to Go Through the Roof"

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/8/8/wikileaks_julian_assange_attacks_against_jill
http://www.democracynow.org/2016/8/8/julian_assange_on_the_green_partys

By: Julian Assange
Date: 2016-08-08

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke via video stream to the Green Party convention in Houston, Texas, about the corporate control of information during the 2016 election. He also predicted that attacks against Green Party nominee Dr. Jill Stein would surge ahead of November’s election.


TRANSCRIPT

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.

DAVID COBB: Julian, Greens, like most Americans, are civil libertarians at heart. We believe in personal privacy. We believe in internet freedom, even as we call for complete public transparency and accountability. My question to you is: What can we do as individuals to protect ourselves, and what can we do to help build the movement for keeping the internet free and open, so we, the people, can talk to ourselves?

New Leak Shows DNC Officials Tried to Destroy Bernie Sanders’ Campaign

Clerk Note: When we see how the game for party nomination is rigged from the get-go, we should just get up and go... to another party.

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New Leak Shows DNC Officials Tried to Destroy Bernie Sanders’ Campaign

http://usuncut.com/politics/dnc-email-leak-exposes-bias/

By: Zach Cartwright
Date: 2016-07-22

The worst fears of Bernie Sanders’ supporters have been officially confirmed in the latest batch of DNC emails released by WikiLeaks.

On Friday, the whistleblowing website leaked approximately 20,000 emails that were allegedly sent by top Democratic National Committee staffers like chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz (who referred to a top Bernie Sanders aide as a “damn liar“) national press secretary Mark Paustenbach, and communications director Luis Miranda. This data dump is “Part One” of a series from WikiLeaks they are calling the “Hillary Leaks,” and Guccifer 2.0 has taken credit for the hack behind this first set of emails from the DNC.

The emails show an unprecedented level of collusion between top party officials and political reporters at establishment newspapers, as well as DNC staffers obviously favoring Hillary Clinton while devising ways to attack Bernie Sanders.

Jill Stein Just BLASTED the DNC Over Leaked Emails

Clerk Note: This was put into the publishing queue before the DNC and is scheduled to come out after the DNC. What did the DNC bring?

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Jill Stein Just BLASTED the DNC Over Leaked Emails

http://usuncut.com/politics/jill-stein-blasts-dnc-email-leak/

By: Tom Cahill
Date: 2016-07-23

Jill Stein shreds Sanders' Clinton endorsement

Clerk Note: Ms. Stein is "the other woman" in the race and worthy of respect and consideration, without the baggage of neo-liberal Clinton. Stein is worthy of a vote from the heart.

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Jill Stein shreds Sanders' Clinton endorsement

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/jill-stein-no-bernie-sanders-endorsement-225417

By: Nick Glass
Date: 2016-07-12

On the same day Bernie Sanders officially endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination and declared she will make an "outstanding president," presumptive Green Party nominee Jill Stein was having none of it.

"If you don't want to vote for a warmonger or racist billionaire, there are more options. The political revolution will keep going," Stein tweeted in the hour preceding Sanders' announcement alongside Clinton in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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Jill Stein Just BLASTED the DNC Over Leaked Emails

Clerk Note: This was put into the publishing queue before the DNC and is scheduled to come out after the DNC. What did the DNC bring?

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Jill Stein Just BLASTED the DNC Over Leaked Emails

http://usuncut.com/politics/jill-stein-blasts-dnc-email-leak/

By: Tom Cahill
Date: 2016-07-23

Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Says Bernie Sanders Was Robbed

Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Says Bernie Sanders Was Robbed

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jill-stein-green-party-dnc_us_57968b8fe4b02d5d5ed29c22

By: Igor Bobic
Date: 2016-07-25

She claims the senator’s campaign “lost because of a rigged system.”

PHILADELPHIA - Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is riding the coattails of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) at the Democratic National Convention, giving voice to Sanders supporters’ claims that Hillary Clinton stole the party nomination.

Green Party presumptive nominee Jill Stein courts Bernie Sanders supporters in Philadelphia.

Bernie Sanders and the Clintonite Neoliberal Consensus: The End of a Campaign

Bernie Sanders and the Clintonite Neoliberal Consensus: The End of a Campaign

http://www.globalresearch.ca/bernie-sanders-and-the-clintonite-neoliberal-consensus-the-end-of-a-campaign/5535846

By: Dr. Binoy Kampmark
Date: 2016-07-14

The slimmest of hopes, which got extremely threadbare in the last month, was nursed that Bernie Sanders might have taken his support base and made it into a third movement.  A US political scene so typified by the banking retainers, the counterfeit pioneers and fraudulent managers, could have done with a new force.

Sanders, having watered and cultivated a genuine counter to a Democratic stream so deeply compromised, ultimately succumbed to the Clintonite machine.  His July 12 message reads in part tones of regret, condescension and capitulation.  There is also that sense of self-deception.  “Let me begin by thanking the 13 million Americans who voted for me during the Democratic primaries.”[1]

Sanders proceeds to state that the “political revolution” (rather exaggerated) had commenced “to transform America and that revolution continues.”  Such wishful thinking can only assume form in the guise of a genuine electoral force, rather than egging Hillary Clinton from a well closeted behind.

2016-08-10

Shut It Down: The Clinton Foundation Is Too Corrupt to Exist

Clerk Note: From her resume, Sec. Clinton is the most experienced candidate ever for president. From the rap sheet that the FBI keeps under wraps but leaks out, Clintons are corruptible. Pay to play politics.

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Shut It Down: The Clinton Foundation Is Too Corrupt to Exist

http://spectator.org/shut-it-down-the-clinton-foundation-is-too-corrupt-to-exist/

By: Robert Zapesochny
Date: 2016-08-05

In December 2008, Bruce Lindsey, the Chief Executive Officer of the Clinton Foundation, and Valerie Jarrett, co-chairman of the Obama-Biden Transition Team, signed a memorandum of understanding that the activities of the Clinton Foundation would not “create conflicts or the appearance of conflicts for Senator Clinton as Secretary of State.”

During Secretary Clinton’s tenure, at least 181 individuals, companies, and foreign governments gave money to the Clinton Foundation while officially lobbying the State Department.

From 2001 to 2015, the Clinton Foundation raised over $2 billion in donations. From February 2001 to May 2015, Bill Clinton gave 637 speeches and made $132,021,691 in speaking fees alone. Hillary gave 92 speeches from February 2013 to March 2015. She was paid $21,648,000. While the Clintons made speeches to Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, it was the foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation that were the most disturbing.

In 13 speeches, Bill made at least $500,000. Eleven of those speeches occurred when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State (2009-2013). All eleven of those speeches were delivered outside of the United States, including Russia and China.

Since people don’t give that kind of money for nothing in return, the question is did these donors get pay for play immediately when Hillary was Secretary of State or did they expect something only if Hillary was elected president? In his 2015 book Clinton Cash, author Peter Schweizer argues that foreign donors have already received a return on their investment when Hillary was Secretary of State through Bill Clinton’s speaking fees and donations to the Clinton Foundation.

Prominent CLINTON Critic VICTOR THORN Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide On His Birthday

Prominent CLINTON Critic VICTOR THORN Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide On His Birthday

http://americanfreepress.net/prominent-afp-clinton-researcher-found-dead/

By: Chris
Date: 2016-08-01

AMERICAN FREE PRESS contacted the State College [Pa.] Police Department this morning for any news on the suicide of Victor Thorn, whose birth name was Scott Robert Makufka.

AFP asked the policeman who answered the phone if the department could provide any updates.

“There was something that occurred on Monday morning, but I don’t know if we’ve released any identities or any details about it at this time.”

Meet the Clintons

Clerk Note: History should not be white washed, for it shows trend lines in todays actors on the world stage.

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Meet the Clintons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8BiEnZel4Q

By: Corbett Report
Date: 2012-10-10

Shameless liars. Committed globalists. Inveterate womanizers. Unrepentant drug runners. Unconvicted money launderers. Fake humanitarians. And two of the most popular politicians in America. Meet the Clintons.



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Trump and Clinton share Delaware tax 'loophole' address with 285,000 firms

Clerk Note: Tax loop holes of the rich and powerful, or money laundering and bribery?

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Trump and Clinton share Delaware tax 'loophole' address with 285,000 firms

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/apr/25/delaware-tax-loophole-1209-north-orange-trump-clinton

1209 North Orange Street in Wilmington is a nondescript two-storey building yet is home to Apple, American Airlines, Walmart and presidential candidates


By: Rupert Neate
Date:2016-04-25

There aren’t many things upon which Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump agree, especially as they court very different Delaware voters ahead of a primary on Tuesday. But the candidates for president share an affinity for the same nondescript two-storey office building in Wilmington. A building that has become famous for helping tens of thousands of companies avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in tax through the so-called “Delaware loophole”.

The receptionist at 1209 North Orange Street isn’t surprised that a journalist has turned up unannounced on a sunny weekday afternoon.

“You know I can’t speak to you,” she says. A yellow post-it note on her computer screen reads “MEDIA: Chuck Miller” with the phone number of the company’s director of corporate communications. Miller can’t answer many questions either, except to say that the company does not advise clients on their tax affairs.

The Guardian is not the first media organisation to turn up at the offices of Corporation Trust Centre, and it’s unlikely to be the last.

This squat, yellow brick office building just north of Wilmington’s rundown downtown is the registered address of more than 285,000 companies. That’s more than any other known address in the world, and 15 times more than the 18,000 registered in Ugland House, a five-storey building in the Cayman Islands that Barack Obama called “either the biggest building in the world, or the biggest tax scam on record”.

Officially, 1209 North Orange is home to Apple, American Airlines, Coca-Cola, Walmart and dozens of other companies in the Fortune 500 list of America’s biggest companies. Being registered in Delaware lets companies take advantage of strict corporate secrecy rules, business-friendly courts and the “Delaware loophole”, which can allow companies to legally shift earnings from other states to Delaware, where they are not taxed on non-physical incomes generated outside of the state.

The loophole is said to have cost other states more than $9bn in lost taxes over the past decade and led to Delaware to be described as “one of the world’s biggest havens for tax avoidance and evasion”.

But it’s not just big corporations that have chosen to make 1209 North Orange their official home.

Both the leading candidates for president – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump – have companies registered at 1209 North Orange, and have refused to explain why.

Eight days after stepping down as secretary of state in 2013, Hillary Clinton set up ZFS Holdings at CTC’s offices in Wilmington. A spokesman said it was to manage her book and speaking income. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP

Comey Oversaw HSBC Laundered Drug Money Going to the Clinton Foundation

Clerk Note: "If you are faithful in little things, you will be faithful in large ones. But if you are dishonest in little things, you won’t be honest with greater responsibilities."~Luke 16:10

Sen. Clinton is highly qualified and not near the sociopath that Trump is, but she is succeptible to bribes and corruption. Reasons enough not to trust her and to clean out. "Vote your values, not your fears."~Jill Stein, Green Party

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Comey Oversaw HSBC Laundered Drug Money Going to the Clinton Foundation

http://www.thecommonsenseshow.com/2016/07/13/comey-oversaw-hsbc-laundered-drug-money-going-to-the-clinton-foundation/

By: Dave Hodges
Date: 2016-07-12

FBI Director is clearly motivated to retain his job after Clinton is elected than he is in performing his sworn duties as an FBI Director. Comey is one of the faces of the criminal enterprise mafia that has taken over the U.S. government. In addition tot he HSBC scandal where he oversaw money laundering from the drug cartels and terrorist groups, he has now been show to have showered the Clinton Foundation with dirty HSBC money.

HSBC is intimately involved with the Clinton Foundation. Their clients include Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, and a plethora of multi-national corporations.  And this is only the tip of the iceberg.

Judicial Watch has detailed  over 200 conflicts of interest associated with the Clinton Foundation and Comey is involved in many of these.

Clinton Body Count +5 in Just 6 Weeks

Clinton Body Count +5 in Just 6 Weeks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xb_N02-vh8M&feature=youtu.be

By: TRUTHstreammedia
Date: 2016-08-05

Hillary will stop at nothing to claw her way into the White House; unfortunately, people are dropping dead left and right in her path and, in the case of the last two found dead earlier this week, the mainstream media is pretending not to even notice they are gone...



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Hillary Clinton's Top VP Pick Lets Big Banks Know He's in Their Corner

Clerk Note: If you're playing to the big banks, you aren't playing to Bernie's movement.

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Hillary Clinton's Top VP Pick Lets Big Banks Know He's in Their Corner

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/21/hillary-clintons-top-vp-pick-lets-big-banks-know-hes-their-corner

How Tim Kaine is signaling that he'll be 'an asset with banking interests on the fundraising trail'

By: Deirdre Fulton
Date: 2016-07-21

Sounding another alarm for progressives wary of the Democratic establishment's support for Wall Street, the man said to be leading the pack of potential Hillary Clinton running mates—Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine—has just this week sent a clear message to big banks: He's in their corner.

Kaine, who is reportedly Bill Clinton's favorite for the vice presidential slot, signed onto two letters on Monday pushing for financial deregulation—letters that show the Clinton camp "how Kaine could be an asset with banking interests on the fundraising trail," according to David Dayen at The Intercept on Wednesday. 

"Let's be really clear: It should be disqualifying for any potential Democratic vice presidential candidate to be part of a lobbyist-driven effort to help banks dodge consumer protection standards and regulations designed to prevent banks from destroying our economy."
—Charles Chamberlain, Democracy for America

Sen. Tim Kaine is reportedly Bill Clinton's favorite for the VP slot.

Sen. Tim Kaine is reportedly Bill Clinton's favorite for the VP slot.

The Truth About Hillary's Bizarre Behavior

Clerk Note: Whether or not the following video is accurate in its conclusions, it does point out the questionable behavior. If nothing else, it should inspire the nation to look deeper into the Vice Presidential candidate (as well as third-parties). How are we being duped, "controlled opposition" wise? Bait-and-Switch? They're already dropping hits of doing that with Trump, switched for Ryan.

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The Truth About Hillary's Bizarre Behavior

Link:

By: Paul Joseph Watson
Date: 2016-08-04


Hillary's bizarre behavior and strange seizures: Is she having a breakdown or does she actually have brain damage?

I asked mental health experts about her strange outbursts that have been caught on camera.


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Still No Clues in Murder of DNC’s Seth Rich, As Conspiracy Theories Thicken

Still No Clues in Murder of DNC’s Seth Rich, As Conspiracy Theories Thicken

https://heatst.com/politics/still-no-clues-in-murder-of-dncs-seth-rich-as-conspiracy-theories-thicken/

By: Emily Zanotti
Date: 2016-07-29

Washington DC’s up-and-coming Bloomingdale neighborhood remains gripped by fear three weeks after the murder there of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich — with still no reported leads, suspects or arrests in the killing.

At the same time, conspiracy theories surrounding the murder have reached a new frenzy, especially after the hacking of DNC e-mails led to the resignation of its chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Rich was beaten, shot and killed early on the morning of July 8 while he was walking home and talking on the phone to his girlfriend. Police have said they haven’t determined if his murder was a botched robbery or something else. The killer or killers appear to have taken nothing from their victim, leaving behind his wallet, watch and phone.

Facebook admits blocking WikiLeaks’ DNC email links, but won’t say why

Clerk Note: election 2016 is presently in the middle of a long con or big con, "a scam that unfolds over several days or weeks and involves a team of swindlers, as well as props, sets, extras, costumes, and scripted lines. It aims to rob the victim of huge sums of money or valuable things, often by getting him or her to empty out banking accounts and borrow from family members."~Wikipedia

Trump has so many known skeletons that weren't even in closets but were purposely overlooked by corporate media, that he should have been jettisoned from the Republican ticket long ago. Hyping neo-fascist Trump was necessary to take out Jeb Bush and his neo-cons. The long con all along, however, is the Trump fear mongering that has us running into the arms of neo-liberal Senator Clinton, as if she were the only sane, qualified, safe candidate. The DNC emails and election fraud in the Democratic primaries unravels the con and should send half the Democrats looking at Jill Stein.

Vote your heart this election for Green or Libertarian, because the numbers are in your favor and that of the nations. Assuming nation 50%/50% Republican/Democrat, Trump's decimation of the Republican Pary (another goal of the con) leaves only die-hard 1/3 (of 50%) to go down with the ship with Trump, gives 1/3 (of 50%) to Johnson (Libertarian), and 1/3 (of 50%) go to Clinton. However the Bernie or Bust movement is going to take 1/2 (of the other 50%) and give it to Stein (Green).

Election 2016 Predictions
Clinton: 41% = [1/3(50%)+1/2(50%)]
Trump: 15.7% = [1/3(50%)]
Stein: 25% = [1/2(50%)]
Johnson: 15.7% = [1/3(50%)]

Trump's infinitely bad campaign will make him the big loser, and third parties the big winners (in respect and viability in future elections & influence in Congress) even if they don't take the presidency. Clinton doesn't win in a landslide so doesn't have the desired mandate.

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Facebook admits blocking WikiLeaks’ DNC email links, but won’t say why

http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2016/07/25/facebook-wikileaks-links/

By: Nate Swanner
Date: 2016-07-26

Facebook has acknowledged it blocked links to WikiLeaks’ DNC email dump, though (again) hasn’t explained why.

On Twitter, WikiLeaks noted that there was a workaround for posting links.

Clinton email server was merely a distraction from the Clinton Foundation

Clerk Note: I can't vouch for all of this. Some of it is probably blatant disinformation. Therefore, look for the nuggets of truth. Seems plausible to me, though, that the email server and the "mishandling top-secret document" was just a distraction from deeper issues that are connected through the Clinton Foundation. Follow the money!
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The Situation is So Intense, it Involves the Entire US Government
https://geopolitics.co/2016/07/10/the-situation-is-so-intense-it-involves-the-entire-us-government-fbi-insider/

By: ~unknown~ at geopolitics.co
Date: 2016-07-10


A thread on 4chan with an FBI insider confirms everyone’s worst suspicions. The Hillary Clinton email server was merely a distraction from the Clinton Foundation and most of DC is in up to their necks in what could be the biggest scandal of all times.

Detailed List of Findings in Wikileaks DNC Document Dump

Clerk Note: Yes, maybe Wikileaks has an agenda to take down the expected crowning of Queen Clinton, but it won't benefit Trump. The spoils should go to third parties.

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Detailed List of Findings in Wikileaks DNC Document Dump

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/07/detailed-list-findings-wikileaks-dnc-document-dump/

By: Jim Hoft
Date: 2016-07-24

On Friday Wikileaks released nearly 20,000 hacked emails it says are from the accounts of Democratic National Committee officials.

The documents were released just days before the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia.

The hacked emails revealed the DNC’s hatred for Bernie Sanders and his movement. The documents reveal the party’s hidden ties with the liberal media. The emails reveal the heights of dishonesty of the party infrastructure.

Now there is a list of a few of the most shocking emails released by Wikileaks.

Why Hillary Clinton Won’t Allow Her Corporate Speeches to be Published

Why Hillary Clinton Won’t Allow Her Corporate Speeches to be Published

http://www.globalresearch.ca/why-hillary-clinton-wont-allow-her-corporate-speeches-to-be-published/5533094

By: Eric Zuesse
Date: 2016-06-27

In a previous report, I indicated “Why Hillary Clinton’s Paid Speeches Are Relevant”, but not what they contained. The present report indicates what they contained.  

One speech in particular will be cited and quoted from as an example here, to show the type of thing that all of her corporate speeches contained, which she doesn’t want the general public to know about.  

This is the day’s keynote speech, which she gave on Wednesday, 25 June 2014, to the Biotechnology Industry Organization, a lobbying organization in DC, at their annual convention, which in 2014 was held in San Diego. The announcement for attendees said: “Wednesday’s Keynote session is sponsored by Genentech, and is open to Convention registrants with Convention Access and Convention Access & Partnering badges only. Seating is limited.” Somehow, a reporter from a local newspaper, the Times of San Diego, managed to get in. Also, somehow, an attendee happened to phone-video the 50-minute interview that the BIO’s CEO did of Clinton, which took place during the hour-and-a-half period, 12-1:30, which was allotted to Clinton.

FBI Director Comey was board member of HSBC – Clinton Foundation & Drug Cartel ‘bank of choice’

Clerk Note: A very legitimate gripe about why returning to a Clinton Family Dynasty would be nasty. It is about money.

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FBI Director Comey was board member of HSBC – Clinton Foundation & Drug Cartel ‘bank of choice’

http://21stcenturywire.com/2016/07/13/fbi-director-comey-board-member-of-clinton-foundation-connected-bank-hsbc/

By: 21st Century Wire
Date: 2016-07-13

21st Century Wire says…

Much has been made recently about the FBI and the Department of Justice letting off favored presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for admittedly mishandling classified information and using her own private email servers to do state business during her time as US Secretary of State. FBI Director James Comey was manning the key choke-point in the decision to not hold Clinton accountable for what so many before her have received convictions for. What many are not aware of is the political and organizational links between Hillary Clinton and James Comey behind the curtain of international high finance

An argument can be made that FBI Director James Comey has multiple conflicts of interest when it comes to interfacing with the great and the good, and the Clintons in particular. Based on the evidence available to hand – one could easily flag-up Comey’s relationships and past and present involvement with questionable banks, and the Clintons – as a type of conflict of interest (albeit indirect), if not an accessory to  institutional corruption, where Comey’s role as a top-level ‘fixer’ is self evident – fixing outcomes for those members of an elite international club of high finance and organized crime. Could this be the case? Let’s investigate…

The Clintons and a Crime Far Worse Than Missing Emails or Votes!

Clerk Note: H. Clinton is the annointed successor to the NWO plans. Trump is running the worst campaign ever whose purpose is to split the Republican Party and give Clinton a landslide, that will than be interpretted as a mandate to do global shit. Corrupt she is, so please avail yourself of the 3rd party options. Remember: 80% of Congress is up for re-election. Even if Green or Libertarian (the most likely options) don't take the White House, taking away from Democrat & Republican seats in Congress to 3rd parties would be a huge step forward.
A guy named Frank Giustra, who is a big resource magnate, gave $30 million to the Clinton Foundation… Then Giustra went to Kazakhstan and got the exclusive agreement to mine the uranium from Kazakhstan.

Hillary Clinton becomes Secretary of State, and [it was] discovered that there was massive bribery paid by U.S. oil companies to the president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. A Mobile executive went to prison for the bribery payments, but Nazarbayev, himself, the president of Kazakhstan who received the money, about $160 million in bribes… his name was never mentioned in the indictment of the bribers who went to jail. ... Now, why do we care about that? ... [W]as arranged by Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State… So what Hillary Clinton did was, by taking his name out of the indictment and just putting in those initials KO2, ... allow this guy to clamp down, imprison, and torture journalists in his nation who would bring up the question of bribery from oil companies. Did Hillary Clinton do that to favor the oil companies, to stroke a blood-thirsty oil potentate in the Caspian Sea? Or did she do that to make sure that her foundation kept getting pleasured by Mr. Giustra?
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The Clintons and a Crime Far Worse Than Missing Emails or Votes!
http://www.gregpalast.com/the-clintons-and-a-crime-far-worse-than-missing-emails-or-votes/

By: Greg Palast with Dennis J Bernstein
Date: 2016-07-12


It’s been an action-packed week in politics. Hillary Clinton has been given the official all-clear by the FBI, who have said she won’t have to face charges for the Clorox cleaning job she did on her email server. And with her path to power given the personal red carpet treatment by FBI director James Comey, the fact that a hundred thousand votes or so have yet to be counted in California has been swept under the high thread count rug — where a lot of inconvenient votes end up these days! But the missing emails and votes haven’t been forgotten by our resident sleuth, Greg Palast. In this week’s Best Democracy Money Can Buy: Election Crimes Bulletin he gives Dennis J. Bernstein the skinny on Sanders’ stolen California win, Clinton’s bleached communications — and a multi-million dollar Kazakhstan bribery and corruption scandal that got Cloroxed with them!

A Clinton Presidency: Humanity’s Worst Nightmare. Hillary’s “Rage for War”

A Clinton Presidency: Humanity’s Worst Nightmare. Hillary’s “Rage for War”

http://www.globalresearch.ca/a-clinton-presidency-humanitys-worst-nightmare-hillarys-rage-for-war/5532149

By: Stephen Lendman
Date: 2016-06-21

Since Soviet Russia’s 1991 dissolution, successive US administrations governed increasingly lawlessly and recklessly – Bill Clinton worse than his predecessors, Bush worse than him, Obama worst of all, at war with multiple invented enemies throughout his tenure – from inaugural day to the present.

A neocon Hillary Clinton presidency succeeding him risks the unthinkable – possible WW III. America’s rage for dominance, its wanting planet earth colonized, and increasing belligerence toward Russia and China points to eventual confrontation.

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2016-08-09

The Billionaire Pedophile Who Could Bring Down Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Clerk Note: Things that money shouldn't be able to buy.
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http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/06/30/the-billionaire-pedophile-who-could-bring-down-donald-trump-and-hillary-clinton.html

By: Brandy Zadrozny
Date: 2016-06-29


Trump’s supporters have long wondered whether he’d use billionaire sicko Jeffrey Epstein as ammo against the Clintons—until a lurid new lawsuit accused The Donald of raping one of Epstein’s girls himself.

Elijah Wood says Hollywood has a pedophilia problem

Clerk Note: Is there a connection between Hollywood's pedophilia problem and that of various leaders? Looks like a deep rabbit hole.

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Elijah Wood says Hollywood has a pedophilia problem

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-elijah-wood-hollywood-pedophilia-problem-20160523-story.html

By: Alex Stedman
Date: 2016-05-23

Before Elijah Wood starred as Frodo Baggins in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, he was a child actor -- and now he's making some explosive allegations about the state of Hollywood.

The actor, in a new interview with the Sunday Times, is accusing Tinseltown of having a pedophilia problem, saying "a lot of vipers" are preying on children in the business.

"Clearly something major was going on in Hollywood. It was all organized. There are a lot of vipers in this industry, people who only have their own interests in mind," he said. "There is darkness in the underbelly. What bums me about these situations is that the victims can't speak as loudly as the people in power. That's the tragedy of attempting to reveal what is happening to innocent people: they can be squashed, but their lives have been irreparably damaged."

Sexual Deviant and Pervert Jeffrey Epstein and the Mossad Pedophile Ring

Clerk Note: Assume that this video has some misinformation if not outright disinformation. Why should you watch it? To rescue the nuggets of truth. At the time of a famous Trump quote on Epstein, he had known the billionaire convicted sex offender for 15 years and knew of his penchant for underage girls. Of course Trump had no pangs of ethics or morals to turn in his good buddy to the authorities.

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Sexual Deviant and Pervert Jeffrey Epstein and the Mossad Pedophile Ring

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFizu_5Uedc

By: NoDisinfo
Date: 2015-02-18

See this video revealing further evidence regarding the Mossad installed pedophile ring featuring arch-pervert and Mossad asset Jeffrey Epstein. It brings down great powerful ones in the land, those who participated with him in criminal behavior. That criminal behavior included vile acts at his island resort in the Caribbean, known descriptively as Pedophile Island.

Trump’s ghostwriter: he's a sociopath who, if elected president, could end civilization

Clerk Note: This sermon goes out to the Vatic Choir, who already know what a bad choice the Donald is and are researching Green and Libertarian as viable alternatives in 2016. Remember, 80% of Congress is up for re-election, so your vote matters.
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Trump’s ghostwriter: he's a sociopath who, if elected president, could end civilization
http://www.vox.com/2016/7/18/12211608/ghostwriter-trump-art-of-deal

By: Tara Golshan
Date: 2016-07-18

As the ghostwriter for Donald Trump’s 1987 memoir The Art of the Deal, Tony Schwartz spent more than a year with him. The book, which was largely penned by Schwartz, helped create Trump’s national reputation as a savvy dealmaker. Then, for the next 30 years, Schwartz watched as Trump’s fame continued to grow — first as the star of the reality show The Apprentice, and finally as the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party.

Pedophile Billionaires: Jeffrey Epstein, Bill Clinton & Sex Slave Island Cover-Up

Clerk Note: Deviant behavior, a political skeleton, a leverage point to get politicians to do your bidding.

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Pedophile Billionaires: Jeffrey Epstein, Bill Clinton & Sex Slave Island Cover-Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElAqnV2o1RQ

By: TheLipTV
Date: 2015-07-24

Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, his relationship with Bill Clinton, Alan Dershowitz, Prince Andrew and other famous names, and their connection to a high-level sex scandal is exposed by Conchita and Cristina Sarnoff. We also look at slavery and human sex trafficking in the modern world, and more, in this uncensored Buzzsaw interview, hosted by Sean Stone.

Former Trump Business Associate Speaks Out About Sexual Assault Allegations Against Trump, As Media Blackout Continues

Clerk Note: If you wouldn't let your daughter, sister, or wife work in such a sexualized environment...

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Former Trump Business Associate Speaks Out About Sexual Assault Allegations Against Trump, As Media Blackout Continues

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2016/07/19/former-trump-business-associate-speaks-out-about-sexual-assault-allegations-against-trump-media/211704

By: Sergio Munoz
Date: 2016-07-19

Television news all but ignored Jill Harth’s allegations of illegal sexual harassment and assault against Donald Trump, her former business associate, when The New York Times reported on the story in May. In the months since, major news networks have continued their underreporting about the serious allegations facing the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

In an exclusive interview posted on July 18 with ABC News legal affairs anchor and LawNewz founder Dan Abrams, Harth reiterated her allegations that Trump illegally sexually harassed and assaulted her when they worked together in the early 1990s. Although Harth’s claims have been reported before in the context of Trump’s well-known misogyny -- most recently by The New York Times and The Boston Globe -- media outlets continue to ignore the fact that Harth is specifically alleging unlawful conduct on the part of the self-proclaimed “law and order” candidate.

The last time Harth’s allegations were prominently reported was on May 14 by the Times, in a front page story based on over 50 interviews with women who have dealt with Trump as well as court records. Those varied accounts “reveal[ed] unwelcome romantic advances, unending commentary on the female form, a shrewd reliance on ambitious women, and unsettling workplace conduct” by Trump, according to the Times. One of the examples was Harth’s account, which the Globe had detailed extensively in April and which could at a minimum constitute illegal sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. As explained by the Globe, Trump allegedly sexually assaulted Harth on multiple occasions after Trump, Harth, and her former boyfriend entered into a business partnership related to a beauty pageant around 1993. After the short-lived business relationship collapsed, Trump and Harth were involved in a breach of contract dispute and a subsequent lawsuit that included Harth’s sexual harassment and assault claims.

The Four Women Who’ve Accused Donald Trump of Rape

The Four Women Who’ve Accused Donald Trump of Rape

https://goddesskerrilyn.wordpress.com/2016/06/22/the-four-women-whove-accused-donald-trump-of-rape/

By: Goddess Kerri Lyn
Date: 2016-06-22

JANE & MARIA DOE

Jane Doe was 13 years old when Donald Trump tied her to a bed and raped her. She begged him to wear a condom. He responded by violently striking her in the face and screaming he would do whatever he wanted. She asked what would happen if she were to get pregnant, at which point he threw $100 dollar bills at her and screamed that she should “get a fucking abortion.” witness affidavitJane’s rape was witnessed by Tiffany Doe, who has signed a sworn affidavit confirming her testimony.  Jane and Maria Doe (who was 12) were forced multiple times to perform oral sex on him. After one incident, Trump zipped up his pants, physically pushed the minors away and “angrily berated them for the quality of their performance.” Jane, now 34, filed a civil lawsuit in California in April, which was thrown out because she had filled out the wrong paperwork, without the aid of a lawyer. This week she filed a Federal lawsuit in New York.

Trump is a co-defendant in this lawsuit along with Jeffrey Epstein, a known pedophile playboy and convicted sex offender who has already served time for soliciting minors. Trump and Epstein had argued over who was to take Jane’s virginity. When Epstein found out Trump had “popped her cherry”, he became so enraged he brutally attacked, raped, and sodomized Jane while beating her with closed fists.

Why The New Child Rape Case Filed Against Donald Trump Should Not Be Ignored

Clerk Note: the ghost of the late Vatic Master inspires this first series. Not that many years ago, she had issues with her neighbors "who were satonists" and abusing their children. They turned it around and accused her of the nastiest things; but when truth fell out, they were the ones abusing, and no amount of lies could cover it over. Her ghost is shouting: "And so it is here! It is a crime against us all!"
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-bloom/why-the-new-child-rape-ca_b_10619944.html

By: Lisa Bloom
Date: 2016-06-29

An anonymous “Jane Doe” filed a federal lawsuit against GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump last week, accusing him of raping her in 1994 when she was thirteen years old. The mainstream media ignored the filing.

Why The Recently Filed Child Rape Case Against Donald Trump Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Clerk Note: This article speaks for itself. Pedophilia of the rich & powerful is a sign of unbalance and immorality. If they could do "that" to the least and weakest of us, you know they will do their best to royally do "that" to all of us in whatever leadership role their sociopathic bent elbows them into.
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Why The Recently Filed Child Rape Case Against Donald Trump Shouldn’t Be Ignored
http://www.collective-evolution.com/2016/07/08/why-the-recently-filed-child-rape-case-against-donald-trump-shouldnt-be-ignored/
By: Arjun Walia
Date: 2016-07-08

Did you know that child abuse, rape, and pedophilia are some of the biggest problems that plague the financial elite? There are some very powerful people engaged in what seems to be ritualistic child abuse — whether it be against people in Hollywood, the military, intelligence agencies, or politics, year after year countless lawsuits are filed. Two examples we’ve written about in the recent past involved Hollywood child superstars Elijah Wood and Corey Feldman, who are just two of many stars to speak out against Hollywood pedophilia.

Is There Anything to a Lawsuit Accusing Donald Trump of Raping a 13-Year-Old Girl with Bill Clinton’s Billionaire Sex Buddy?

Clerk Note: Trump has so many legal cases against him that even if he weren't a narcissistic idiot, I'd be against him. I highly dislike how he short-changed his employees and outright stift contractors for services rendered. The pedophilia is icing on his jail cake.
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http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/436890/did-donald-trump-and-jeffrey-epstein-rape-13-year-old-girl

By: Dan McLaughlin
Date: 2016-06-21

As if Donald Trump didn’t have enough legal problems and bad juju, now he has another headache to deal with: a lawsuit filed yesterday in federal court in New York accusing him (along with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein) of raping a 13 year old girl in 1994 at a party at Epstein’s place. The allegations are quite lurid, and reek of similar underage-sex-slavery charges made against Epstein. The lawsuit itself is not that likely to go very far; it appears to be a rehash of a suit previously dismissed in California. The statute of limitations has long since run out, requiring the “Jane Doe” plaintiff to offer creative arguments for why she should be able to bring this up now.

Lawsuit Charges Donald Trump with Raping a 13-Year-Old Girl

Clerk Note: Pedophilia is a dark secret, an Achille's heel, and a leverage point. We know this allegation is mostly true. You can do a lot more "things" with money than you can without, including pressuring a teenager with threat of her death and that of her family. Therefore, what does it say about us if we let this transgression slide without screaming about it!
Sometimes I think the late Vatic Master was a supporter of Trump in her last days, so that her ghost could haunt me in pursuing one of her hobby-horse rabbit holes of pedophilia of the rich & powerful. She was strong enough to admit when she was wrong thereby change her opinion.
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http://www.snopes.com/2016/06/23/donald-trump-rape-lawsuit/

By: David Mikkelson
Date: 2016-06-23

In late April 2016, rumors began to circulate online holding that Republican presidential Donald Trump had either been sued over, or arrested for, raping a teenaged girl. One of the earliest versions of the rumor was published on 2 May 2016 by the Winning Democrats web site, which reported that woman using the name Katie Johnson had named Trump and billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in a $100 million lawsuit, accusing them of having solicited sex acts from her at sex parties held at the Manhattan homes of Epstein and Trump back in 1994 (when Johnson was just 13 years old):
The first major scandal to hit the Trump campaign besides the typical “what a racist, such a sexist, yada yada yada,” came from a lawsuit stemming from the infamous sex parties held by billionaire and known pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The woman named in the suit is Katie Johnson, who says Trump took her virginity in 1994 when she was only 13 and being held by Epstein as a slave.

All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC Hack

Clerk Note: Putin favors Trump. Russia has financial stakes in Trump, because western banks won't loan to six-time bankruptcy magnet.

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All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC Hack

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/all-signs-point-to-russia-being-behind-the-dnc-hack?utm_source=vicefbusads

By: Thomas Rid
Date: 2016-07-25

In the wee hours of June 14, the Washington Post revealed that “Russian government hackers” had penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee. Foreign spies, the Post claimed, had gained access to the DNC’s entire database of opposition research on the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump, just weeks before the Republican Convention. Hillary Clinton said the attack was “troubling.”

Putin’s Puppet

Clerk Note: "In the end, we only have circumstantial evidence about the Russian efforts to shape this election." Doesn't mean there aren't nuggets of truth to this disinformation.

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Putin’s Puppet

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/cover_story/2016/07/vladimir_putin_has_a_plan_for_destroying_the_west_and_it_looks_a_lot_like.html

By: Franklin Foer
Date: 2016-07-04

If the Russian president could design a candidate to undermine American interests—and advance his own—he’d look a lot like Donald Trump.

Trump & Putin. Yes, It's Really a Thing

Clerk Note: Trump has many skeletons in his closet that individually should disqualify him. Putin is one of them.

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Trump & Putin. Yes, It's Really a Thing

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/trump-putin-yes-it-s-really-a-thing

By: Josh Marshall
Date: 2016-07-23

Over the last year there has been a recurrent refrain about the seeming bromance between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. More seriously, but relatedly, many believe Trump is an admirer and would-be emulator of Putin's increasingly autocratic and illiberal rule. But there's quite a bit more to the story. At a minimum, Trump appears to have a deep financial dependence on Russian money from persons close to Putin. And this is matched to a conspicuous solicitousness to Russian foreign policy interests where they come into conflict with US policies which go back decades through administrations of both parties. There is also something between a non-trivial and a substantial amount of evidence suggesting Putin-backed financial support for Trump or a non-tacit alliance between the two men.

Donald Trump’s Ghostwriter Tells All

Donald Trump’s Ghostwriter Tells All

“The Art of the Deal” made America see Trump as a charmer with an unfailing knack for business. Tony Schwartz helped create that myth—and regrets it.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/07/25/donald-trumps-ghostwriter-tells-all

By: Jane Mayer
Date: 2016-07-25

Last June, as dusk fell outside Tony Schwartz’s sprawling house, on a leafy back road in Riverdale, New York, he pulled out his laptop and caught up with the day’s big news: Donald J. Trump had declared his candidacy for President. As Schwartz watched a video of the speech, he began to feel personally implicated.

Trump, facing a crowd that had gathered in the lobby of Trump Tower, on Fifth Avenue, laid out his qualifications, saying, “We need a leader that wrote ‘The Art of the Deal.’ ” If that was so, Schwartz thought, then he, not Trump, should be running. Schwartz dashed off a tweet: “Many thanks Donald Trump for suggesting I run for President, based on the fact that I wrote ‘The Art of the Deal.’ ”

Schwartz had ghostwritten Trump’s 1987 breakthrough memoir, earning a joint byline on the cover, half of the book’s five-hundred-thousand-dollar advance, and half of the royalties. The book was a phenomenal success, spending forty-eight weeks on the Times best-seller list, thirteen of them at No. 1. More than a million copies have been bought, generating several million dollars in royalties. The book expanded Trump’s renown far beyond New York City, making him an emblem of the successful tycoon. Edward Kosner, the former editor and publisher of New York, where Schwartz worked as a writer at the time, says, “Tony created Trump. He’s Dr. Frankenstein.”

Donald Trump’s Dark and Scary Night

Donald Trump’s Dark and Scary Night

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/07/22/donald-trumps-dark-and-scary-night

By: Bill Moyers & Michael Winship
Date:

The GOP’s new big dog blew the whistle Thursday night for nearly an hour and a half and it was loud and shrill enough to reach the ears of every angry, resentful, disaffected white American. The tone was divisive, dark, dystopian and grim.

The GOP’s new big dog blew the whistle Thursday night for nearly an hour and a half and it was loud and shrill enough to reach the ears of every angry, resentful, disaffected white American. The tone was divisive, dark, dystopian and grim.

Here was the alpha dog of the von Trump family, baying at a blood-red moon that the hills are alive with the sounds of menace.

According to Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, this land is rapidly becoming as bleak and dangerous as one of those twisted, vicious kingdoms in Game of Thrones, a place filled with violent crime and despair, a smoldering ruin overrun with foreigners out to take our jobs and terrorists bent on destroying our villages.

Donald Trump Promises He Will Declare War On ISIS, But There’s One GIANT Problem

Donald Trump Promises He Will Declare War On ISIS, But There’s One GIANT Problem

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2016/07/17/watch-donald-trump-promises-he-will-declare-war-on-isis-but-theres-one-giant-problem/

By: Stephen D Foster Jr
Date: 2016-07-17

The Founding Fathers are rolling in their graves.

During an interview with Leslie Stahl on 60 Minutes which will air on Sunday evening, Donald Trump once again blamed President Obama for ISIS and vowed to declare war on the terrorist organization since Obama will not.

“We’re going to declare war against ISIS,” Trump said. “We have to wipe out ISIS.”

There’s just one big problem with that promise. It’s blatantly unconstitutional.