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  • Why it’s still in Russia’s interest to mess with US politics

    11/04/2018 3:16:58 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 4, 2018 | Angela Charlton
    Sweeping accusations that the Kremlin tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election haven’t chastened Russian trolls, hackers and spies — and might even have emboldened them. U.S. officials and tech companies say Russians have continued online activity targeted at American voters during the campaign for Tuesday’s election, masquerading as U.S. institutions and creating faux-American social media posts to aggravate tensions around issues like migration and gun control. Russia denies any interference. So far U.S. authorities haven’t announced any huge hacks or the kind of multipronged campaign suspected in the 2016 election, and it’s hard to judge whether the more recent...
  • Chuck Todd Pushes Crazy Conspiracy Theory About Mail Bombs

    10/28/2018 10:19:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Jimmy Dore Show ^ | October 28, 2018 | Jimmy Dore et al
    Chick Todd on television having a nervous breakdown on Russia and the pipe bombs.
  • DERSHOWITZ ON MUELLER’S INDICTMENTS: IT ‘PROVES THAT WE NEVER NEEDED A SPECIAL COUNSEL’

    07/13/2018 7:53:31 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1:55 AM 07/14/2018 Mike Brest | Contributor | Mike Brest
    Former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz defended President Trump and went after the special counsel Robert Mueller after the Department Of Justice announced the indictments of 12 Russians in an interview on Fox News’ “The Story With Martha MacCallum” Friday night. “Well, you know it proves — this indictment proves that we never needed a special counsel,” Dershowitz said, when asked about what the indictments mean for the special counsel. “This indictment could have been brought by ordinary prosecutors, ordinary FBI agents. There’s no conflict here. It’s Russians they are going after. There is no president; There’s no people around...
  • Intel Dem worried that Russia ‘never left’(No Blue Wave)

    07/04/2018 11:12:47 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/04/18 | Morgan Chalfant
    A Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says he is worried that the Russians “never left,” raising the specter that Moscow is looking to interfere in the upcoming midterm elections through cyber or other means. “I am concerned that the Russians never left,” Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) told CBS News when asked about his concerns about threats to the 2018 midterm elections. Quigley also alleged that Russia-linked hackers breached “somewhere between 20 and 40 state board of elections,” including the Illinois voter database, in 2016 and alleged that states are not prepared for future interference efforts by Russia. “First, they...
  • 'Russian Bots' Rallying Behind Embattled Fox News Host Laura Ingraham

    04/01/2018 6:30:29 PM PDT · by ethom · 49 replies
    Russia-linked Twitter accounts are rallying in support of Fox News host Laura Ingraham. According to one website that tracks Russian propaganda on Twitter in near-real time, the hashtag #istandwithlaura saw a 2800% jump in 48 hours. Another website that monitors Russia's disinformation campaign found that @ingrahamangle, @davidhogg11 were among the top six Twitter handles that Russia-linked accounts have tweeted at in the last 24 hours. Russian-linked accounts' capitalization on the Ingraham controversy comes after they flooded Twitter with messages and disinformation related to the Parkland school shooting, which claimed 17 lives in February. In the days immediately following the shooting,...
  • Too Funny: Mueller Patched Together Much of His ‘Muh Russia’ Indictment from Old News Articles…

    02/19/2018 8:38:28 AM PST · by mojito · 58 replies
    A large number of people who read the Mueller 13-person Russian Indictment released on Friday noted a transparent lack of actual substance. Today the absence of substance turns toward the hilarious. Much like the heavily touted sketchy 2017 Joint Analysis Report (the infamous “14 U.S. intelligence agencies report“) was really only three political intel agencies, FBI (Comey), CIA (Brennan) and ODNI (Clapper), Friday’s Russian indictment had a lot of pages and citations but in the aggregate was an assembly of nothing-burger reporting of various insignificant social media events. Today the absurdity of the report becomes even more laughable. As Gateway...
  • DNC Refused To Comply With Dossier-Related Subpoena, So BuzzFeed Sued

    02/14/2018 11:45:06 AM PST · by mojito · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/13/2018 | Chuck Ross
    BuzzFeed News sued the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Tuesday to force the release of information that the news outlet hopes will help it defend against a lawsuit related to the Steele dossier. BuzzFeed is seeking digital information that could shed light on the cyber attacks against the DNC during the presidential campaign. The news outlet faces three separate lawsuits related to its publication of the dossier, which was written by former British spy Christopher Steele and financed by the Clinton campaign and DNC. The suit against the DNC seeks information that could help defend against a defamation lawsuit filed by...
  • George W. Bush Claims There's 'Clear Evidence' Russia Interfered in Presidential Election

    02/08/2018 9:58:35 AM PST · by rktman · 108 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 2/8/2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Former president George W. Bush said that “there’s pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled” in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, during a speech in Abu Dhabi Thursday. “Whether they affected the outcome is another question,” Bush added. He called it “problematic” that “a foreign nation is involved in our election system. Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results.” “He’s got a chip on his shoulder,” Bush said about Putin. “The reason he does is because of the demise of the Soviet Union troubles him. Therefore, much of his moves (are) to regain Soviet hegemony.” The...
  • Tucker ENDS Segment With Dem Congressman When He Accuses Him Of Working For Russia (tr)

    02/02/2018 8:31:14 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 68 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 2, 2018 | Justin Caruso
    Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell smeared Tucker Carlson Friday, accusing him of doing the bidding of Russia — and Tucker did not take kindly to that. Tucker asked, “In the case of today’s memo, what specifically have I espoused that empowers threats to our country?” “You’re peddling the narrative that the Trump administration is putting out,” Swalwell said, “Which also is the Putin narrative, because they’re retweeting this with their Russian bots.” “So I’m working for Putin too? I wonder, if you perceive the total collapse…” the Daily Caller co-founder responded. “If you’re on the same side as Wikileaks and Putin,...
  • Q drop #602 "DEMS: RELEASE THE MEMO IS TIED TO RUSSIAN BOTS"

    01/25/2018 9:51:22 AM PST · by ransomnote · 61 replies
    qcodefag.github.io ^ | 1/25/2018 | Q anon
    #602 Thank you F&F! Coincidence? AT&T>No Such Agency [contract]. AT&T>GOOG/FB/etc. 'prevent unfair censorship' PUSH. Internet Bill of Rights. Q
  • Russian Twitter accounts pushing for release of 'shocking' surveillance memo

    01/19/2018 3:36:06 PM PST · by MNDude · 63 replies
    Russian-linked bots on Twitter are pushing for the House Intelligence Committee to release a classified report written by committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.). Some Republicans believe the report shows political bias in the FBI and the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation of possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. #ReleaseTheMemo is the top trending hashtag among Twitter accounts believed to be operated by Kremlin-linked groups, according to Hamilton 68, a website which tracks Russian propaganda online.
  • Abedin Forwarded State Passwords To Yahoo Before It Was Hacked By Foreign Agents

    01/01/2018 10:40:20 PM PST · by bitt · 83 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/1/2018 | luke rosiak
    Huma Abedin forwarded sensitive State Department emails, including passwords to government systems, to her personal Yahoo email account before every single Yahoo account was hacked, a Daily Caller News Foundation analysis of emails released as part of a lawsuit brought by Judicial Watch shows. Abedin, the top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, used her insecure personal email provider to conduct sensitive work. This guarantees that an account with high-level correspondence in Clinton’s State Department was impacted by one or more of a series of breaches — at least one of which was perpetrated by a “state-sponsored actor.”...
  • Pelosi tells Ryan to thwart any GOP move to curtail probe

    12/22/2017 5:24:24 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 22, 2017 7:30 AM EST | Mary Clare Jalonick
    Republicans and Democrats are scrambling in the final days of 2017 to establish their own narratives on multiple Russia investigations and the integrity of the investigators, a partisan messaging battle that has intensified as special counsel Robert Mueller has appeared to focus more intently on President Donald Trump and his inner circle. Congressional Republicans who have endured almost a year’s worth of speculation and investigations into Trump’s ties to Russia are hoping to move on from that topic in 2018, renewing focus on Democrat Hillary Clinton and stepping up criticism of Mueller. Democrats remain focused on Trump and are pushing...
  • Senate may put off most anticipated Russian probe findings

    12/14/2017 8:50:10 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 14, 2017 10:55 PM EST | Mary Clare Jalonick
    With no firm conclusions yet on whether President Donald Trump’s campaign may have coordinated with Russia, the Senate intelligence committee could delay answering that question and issue more bipartisan recommendations early next year on protecting future elections from foreign tampering. Recommendations on how to counter the threat from attempted election hackers could be the first written product from congressional committees examining Russian interference into the 2016 election that put Trump in the White House. An early bipartisan report could be an attempt to boost confidence in the panel’s probe, as lawmakers worry that other issues could be lost if they...
  • Russian social media executive sought to help Trump campaign in 2016, emails show

    12/11/2017 10:35:08 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7 Dec 2017 | By Rosalind S. Helderman, Anton Troianovski and Tom Hamburger
    blah, blah, blah ... "The executive at Vkontakte, or VK, Russia’s equivalent to Facebook, emailed Donald Trump Jr. and social media director Dan Scavino in January and again in November of last year, offering to help promote Trump’s campaign to its nearly 100 million users, according to people familiar with the messages...." Looks like Nellie Ohr was looking for Russian Social Media Users in 2014:
  • The Irrational, Unshakable Faith of the Collusion Conspiracists

    12/03/2017 9:46:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 4, 2017 | Shawn Mitchell
    It is amazing the degree to which seemingly intelligent people hold an unshakable belief the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to win the election. Blind to the trumped up narrative unraveling all around them, oblivious to the absence of any evidence or even a substantive allegation of a deal between Trump and Russians, unmoved by every error and scandal the media stumbles into trying to push the story, they simply know it’s true. They smugly sneer and disdain anyone who points out the holes in collusion conspiracy. Last week’s guilty plea by Trump’s short lived national security advisor Michael Flynn...
  • CIA director 'stands by' belief Russia hacked DNC after meeting skeptic at Trump's urging

    11/07/2017 6:36:08 PM PST · by deplorableindc · 52 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov. 7, 2017
    CIA Director Mike Pompeo still believes Russia was responsible for hacking the Democratic National Committee, the agency said Tuesday amid reports that Pompeo met a skeptic at President Trump’s urging. William Binney, who worked more than three decades at the National Security Agency before stepping down as technical director in 2001, met with Pompeo on Oct. 24 to discuss a July report he co-authored suggesting DNC emails were leaked, rather than hacked. “I thought it was a pretty good hourlong meeting,” Binney told the Washington Examiner.
  • Clinton won't rule out questioning legitimacy of election

    09/18/2017 11:40:24 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 168 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/18/17 | Jordan Fabian
    Hillary Clinton said she wouldn’t rule out challenging the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election if Russian interference turned out to be deeper than previously thought. “No, I wouldn't rule it out,” she said in an interview with NPR published Monday. The defeated Democratic nominee stressed, however, that she does not believe there is a means to officially challenge the election’s outcome.
  • Is Moscow Planning Something? Germany Prepares for Possible Russian Election Meddling

    09/07/2017 9:05:43 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Der Spiegel ^ | September 07, 2017 03:07 PM | Fabian Reinbold
    In recent weeks, officials inside Germany’s security agencies have been fondly circulating an article from the website of Foreign Policy magazine that was published on Aug. 3 with the headline, “Russian Hackers Can’t Beat German Democracy.” The article speculates about what Russia could do to disrupt the German federal election, which takes place on Sept. 24, and argues that the Russians will certainly attempt to interfere. Notably, though, the magazine concludes that the Kremlin is unlikely to succeed. Germany, the article argues, is excellently prepared for dealing with any attack because politicians and voters alike have been sensitized to the...
  • CNN Pulled Investigative Team Off Trump-Russia Coverage

    09/05/2017 8:53:32 PM PDT · by bigbob · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9-5-17 | Jack Crowe
    CNN executives explicitly told their investigative team to stop looking into potential ties between the Trump administration and Russia following a series of high profile reporting errors led that to the resignation of three journalists in June. Executives transferred all reporting duties associated with the Trump-Russia narrative to CNN’s Washington, D.C. team in the wake of a retracted June report, members of the CNN staff told The New York Times. The report in question was removed from CNN’s website after the network admitted it could not stand by information that tied then Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian investment...