Sunday, July 15, 2018

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Headlines with links

FBI Expert: Republicans Have Been Turned Into Russian Pawns


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https://www.politicususa.com/2018/07/13/fbi-expert-republicans-have-been-turned-into-russian-pawns.html


These prominent conservatives shared material stolen by Russian intelligence


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https://thinkprogress.org/russia-election-interference-robert-mueller-conservatives-guccifer-dcleaks-donald-trump-sean-hannity-russian-propaganda-046a2f90a237

How to Betray Your Country in Ten Short Steps


A timeline of the entire Russia election hacking affair would be several yards long, so how about if we just do a short, focused one? Here you go:

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https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2018/07/how-to-betray-your-country-in-ten-short-steps/


12 Russian intel officers indicted in US election meddling scandal


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https://www.vox.com/2018/7/13/17570528/robert-mueller-indictments-russia-election-email-hack-dnc


U.S. intel chief warns of new cyberattacks on U.S. infrastructure by Russia, North Korea, Iran, China


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https://boingboing.net/2018/07/13/u-s-intel-chief-warns-of-gr.html



Top State Election Officials Gather Amid Security Concerns


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https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/top-state-election-officials-gather-amid-security-concerns


Former military contractor found guilty of stealing U.S. Navy drone secrets


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https://boingboing.net/2018/07/14/former-military-contractor-fou.html


Trump Blames Obama Over Russian Hacking


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https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/trump-blames-obama-over-russian-hacking


NSA director says Trump hasn’t ‘granted the authority’ to stop Russian election interference


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https://thinkprogress.org/nsa-director-mike-rogers-russian-meddling-trump-authorization-39aaa7d89825/


Kavanaugh Racked Up Debt From Buying An Abundance Of Nats Tickets


Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh racked up tens of thousands of dollars of debt from purchasing a boodle of Washington Nationals tickets in the past 10 years, according to a Wednesday Washington Post report.

According to a preview of Kavanaugh’s financial disclosures provided by the White House, he had between $60,000 and $200,000 in total debt over three credit cards and a loan in 2016. Per the Post, the debts were either paid off or dropped to below the minimum needed to report by 2017.

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https://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/kavanaugh-racked-up-debt-from-buying-an-abundance-of-nats-tickets


The U.S. Senate is facing a legitimacy crisis


The United States Senate is an immoral, anti-democratic institution where a person from Wyoming counts as over 68 Californians. It is also a demographic time bomb that is likely to plunge the United States into a legitimacy crisis.

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https://thinkprogress.org/the-senate-is-on-a-collision-course-with-illegitimacy/?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds


Treasury Struggles to Keep Staff In Treasury Unit


“About 20 career staff have quit the U.S. Treasury Department’s international affairs unit in less than a year, draining resources from a key office in the Trump administration’s escalating trade battles with China and Europe,” Bloomberg reports.

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https://politicalwire.com/2018/07/12/treasury-struggles-to-staff-unit-at-heart-of-trade-war/


Russians Exploited Americans’ Trust In Local News


“Russia’s information attack against the United States during the 2016 election cycle sought to take advantage of the greater trust that Americans tend to place in local news,” NPR reports.

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https://politicalwire.com/2018/07/12/russians-exploited-americans-trust-in-local-news/


Rep. Jim Jordan's Excuses Implode After His OSU Boss Admits He Knew About Sexual Abuses


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https://crooksandliars.com/2018/07/rep-jim-jordans-denials-falter-boss-osu


Farming while Black: farmers allegedly sold fake certified seed in an effort to bankrupt them


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https://boingboing.net/2018/07/12/farming-while-black-farmers-a.html


Immigrant detainees are being held at an EPA Superfund site


Detained people seeking asylum and protection in the United States are being held within at least one Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund site, exposing them to toxic sludge and other hazardous waste.

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https://thinkprogress.org/superfund-detentions-epa-ice-75ff16ad20d9


WATCH: Hearing Goes Off Rails As GOPer Accuses FBI Agent Of Lying To His Wife


Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) accused FBI agent Peter Strzok of being liar in a verbal attack during a Thursday hearing, which escalated when Gohmert compared Strzok’s “smirk” in the hearing to “how many times did you look so innocent into your wife’s eye and lie to her.”

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https://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/hearing-off-rails-gohmert-accuses-strzok-lying-wife

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