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Russian Facebook Ads Targeted American Voters by Exploiting Racial Tensions on Both Sides

Last week, the US House Intelligence Committee released approximately 3,517 Facebook ads purchased by the Russians between 2015-17, meant to influence the 2016 election, all of which are available to download. USA Today conducted a study of the ads and concluded that more than half of them …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump is Obsessed with the Russian Pee-Pee Tape

Yesterday, the Associated Press published former FBI director James Comey’s memos from his meetings with President Trump. The memos reveal things we either know or have assumed about Trump: he’s petty, vindictive, obsessed with loyalty, and has an attention span that makes fleas look as …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The GOP Is Owned By The Russians Now

For some time now, there have been random stories and more than a few rumors about the Republican Party’s links to Russian money and, more importantly, Russia’s attack on our democratic institutions. We generally know the extent of what the head of the party, President David Dennison, has been up …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Definitely Not Compromised Trump Cancels Russia Sanctions

President Trump, who is definitely not compromised by Russia in anyway, has delayed imposing additional sanctions on Russia that Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley had stated were on the way last weekend. Via HuffPost/Reuters:  U.S. President Donald Trump has delayed imposing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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A New Theory On The Russian Spy Poisoning Affair: The Neoliberals Did It

Ok, hear me out on this:  Great Britain was in fact behind the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury last month because the UK government is actively trying to foment war with Russia. Why? Because in her weakened state over the Brexit disaster, Theresa May is looking for an …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Stormy Daniels Spanked Trump with a Forbes Magazine Because He is Ashamed of Sex

Note: Last night on 60 Minutes Stormy Daniels recounted the story of her 2006 one-night-stand with President Trump and the intimidation that followed at the hands of his lawyers. One of the earliest stories to come out of this scandal when it broke was the fact that she claimed to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Is Going To Betray Britain And Do Nothing About Russia’s Shocking Spy Attack

President Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May about Russia’s poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter on British soil last week, and pledged his full support. He reportedly told May that he is with Britain “all the way”, but stipulated that he would need …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s State Department Has Officially Spent $0 Protecting America From Russian Interference

If Donald Trump did not collude with the Russian government to throw the 2016 election in his favor, he would no doubt be extremely alarmed about the definitive intelligence reports stating that the Kremlin is planning on disrupting the midterm elections this year. And yet Trump’s State Department …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jill Stein’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Interview

Jill Stein, Susan Sarandon’s candidate, isn’t having a good weekend. This Friday, Mueller revealed in his indictments that Russians interfered on behalf of her campaign, posting on the Instagram account Blacktivist, “Choose peace and vote for Jill Stein. Trust me, it’s not a wasted vote.” This is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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In Case You Missed It, CIA Director Confirms Russia Is Planning To Attack Our Midterm Elections

With all the news this week over the Nunes Memo and the resignation of Andrew McCabe, it’s easy to forget that the Trump Administration isn’t America’s only enemy. The Russians, who aided and abetted him in stealing our election, have not been duly punished, and show no signs of slowing down in …Continue reading Continue […]

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Icarus, Documentary About Russia’s Abuse of Steroids in Sports, Gets Oscar Nomination

Note: Bryan Fogel’s documentary Icarus, about Russia’s abuse of Performance Enhancing Drugs in sports, was nominated today for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Since its release on Netflix last August, Russia has been banned from the upcoming Winter Olympics, and the Court of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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California is Ground Zero for Control of the House in 2018

In November 2016, I felt pretty ashamed to be an American, but damn proud to be a Californian. The last year has only made me happier for my home state as we’ve led the Resistance and served as a role model for the rest of the country in how to eat progressive policies. This has been […]

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Roy Moore Called America “Evil” and No One Noticed

In an eerie echo of Donald Trump, Republican candidate Roy Moore chose violent Russian dictator Vladimir Putin over his own country, calling the United States “evil” and finding common cause with the murderous strongman: In an interview with the Guardian’s Anywhere But Washington series, Moore also …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Russia is Helping Fox News Push the Hillary Clinton/Uranium One Distraction

Today, Newsweek revealed that Russian bot accounts were responsible for pushing stories related to the non-scandal Uranium One deal in the run-up to Robert Mueller releasing his first indictments this week. Hamilton 68, a non-partisan organization tracking Russian bot activity, confirmed …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Guess Where Roy Moore Got His 20,000 Twitter Followers From?

Over the weekend, Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore received a Twitter bounty many can only dream of – he nearly doubled his number of followers. 20,000 more people than before hit the “follow” button to read the thoughts of a man who lost his first judgeship in 2003 when he refused to …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Republican Congressman Rohrabacher Brings Holocaust Denier to Senate Meeting

California Representative Dana Rohrabacher, who never took a position the Kremlin didn’t like, showed his true colors again when he brought Holocaust denier Charles C. Johnson to a meeting with Senator Rand Paul this week. Rohrabacher, who previously called the Charlottesville protests a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Rex Tillerson is No Patriot

Rex Tillerson is destroying the State Department. This is indisputable. He is leaving key positions unfilled. He is refusing to consult with the hundreds of experts at his disposal with decades of experience. He is eliminating entire sections within the State Department, forcing career employees …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Vladimir Putin Likes Electric Cars But Claims They Are Dirtier Than Gas Cars

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump’s Best Friend Except Not Really, is apparently an expert on Well-To-Wheel analyses. At the Russian Energy Week conference in Moscow today, he gave a nice long-winded explanation on why electric cars—which he actually likes—are dirtier than gas cars.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Vladimir Putin Likes Electric Cars But Claims They Are Dirtier Than Gas Cars

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump’s Best Friend Except Not Really, is apparently an expert on Well-To-Wheel analyses. At the Russian Energy Week conference in Moscow today, he gave a nice long-winded explanation on why electric cars—which he actually likes—are dirtier than gas cars.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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