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Submission + - Democrat Operatives Caused Violence at Trump Rallies, Framed Sanders Supporters ( 16

Xenographic writes: A new video has come out detailing how Democratic operatives created violence at Trump rallies. You may remember that they then framed Sanders supporters for those protests. This video is notable because one of the operatives, Zulema Rodriguez, can be identified in videos of the Arizona protests at 17:35 in this independent video as well as at 10:30 in the first video link. Furthermore, you look at the FEC records of disbursements to her and see that she was paid by Finally, this again can be corroborated with the Wikileaks dump, specifically this email. For those too lazy to browse all the links, you can see Zulema's appearance in both videos in this image and note that it's the same person down to the tiny mole on her chest.

Submission + - WikiLeaks has their internet intentionally cut off by a 'state party' (

DirkDaring writes: "Julian Assange's internet link has been intentionally severed by a state party. We have activated the appropriate contingency plans." Wikileaks mentioned in a tweet early Monday morning. The internet is one of the few, if not only, available ways for Julian Assange, who has been locked up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for more than four years, to maintain contact with the outside world.

Submission + - UK Freezes Accounts For Russian State News Agency Russia Today (

alternative_right writes: The broadcaster, which is funded by the Kremlin, provides English language news on its satellite channel across Europe.

Tweeting in Russian, its chief executive Margarita Simonyan said: "They've closed our accounts in Britain. All our accounts. 'The decision is not subject to review.' Praise be to freedom of speech!"

Submission + - WikiLeaks says Assange's internet link was severed by 'state party' (

retroworks writes: WikiLeaks said Monday that its founder Julian Assange’s internet link was severed by a “state party” and that “appropriate contingency plans” were activated.

The website’s announcement came hours after it published three cryptic tweets. The messages referenced Ecuador, Secretary of State John Kerry and the United Kingdom’s Foreign Commonwealth Office. Each tweet was matched with a string of numbers. Rumors on Reddit and Twitter said that the numbers triggered a so-called “dead man’s switch,” which could be enacted in case Assange did die. Gizmodo reported that such switches do exist,

Submission + - GOP headquarters in North Carolina destroyed by firebomb (

haruchai writes: The Republican Party offices in North Carolina's Orange County was hit by a firebomb last night and warnings for the "Nazi GOPers" to leave town were painted on a nearby building. Clinton supporters on Facebook were quick to blame it on radical rightwingers, comparing it to the Reichstag fire of 1933 that allowed the Nazis to become the dominant party and has long been suspected of being a "false flag".
As some Dems have claimed, "why would we do this? We're winning"

Submission + - China Launched Manned Space Flight (

hackingbear writes: China just successfully launched Shenzhou-11 with two astronauts abroad heading to the Tiangong-2 space lab launched last month. General Zhang Youxia, chief commander of China's human spaceflight program has declared today's launch a success. "According to the report of the Beijing Central Control Center, the rocket is flying according to its original plan, and the Shenzhou spacecraft has entered into its preliminary orbit," Zhang said. "The solar panel has been unfolded, and the crew is in great condition. Hereby, I announce the launch of the Shenzhou 11 manned spacecraft is a complete success." The two astronauts will spend upto 30 days in the space lab and then return to earth.

Submission + - SPAM: FBI agents dismayed by failure to charge Clinton

Okian Warrior writes: The decision to let Hillary Clinton off the hook for mishandling classified information has roiled the FBI and Department of Justice, with one person closely involved claiming that career agents and attorneys on the case unanimously believed the Democratic presidential nominee should have been charged.

“No trial level attorney agreed, no agent working the case agreed, with the decision not to prosecute — it was a top-down decision,” said the source, whose identity and role in the case has been verified by

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Comment Ok... and... ? (Score 5, Interesting) 80


So they've stopped one "nefarious" company...

That company has proven the APIs make it possible to collect and collate data on behaviors and intents. What's to stop governments with shell companies from using it in the same fashion?

How about political parties?

Shops using the data to more accurately target spam hacks at you? I'm sure you've had a few spam calls as of late.

Ooo - lookit us, we're so protective of your rights BS. If they really care they'd shut down the APIs altogether.

Comment No it's not (Score 2) 459

Jeb Bush spent $150 million on a primary race with tons of ad buys and campaigning goodness that money could buy and came in nearly dead last.

Money gets your message out but it doesn't mean that it will automatically translate into votes.

If that were the case the new Ghostbusters movie should be the highest grossing movie of all time.

Now it does represent a barrier to entry for candidates without the money/support networks - But - here's a perfect example where one man with the means can fund another with the vision. What if he had spent that much on Bernie's campaign instead?

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