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The End of the Republic, the Beginning of the Fascist Empire

“…now we have a president-elect who openly asked Russia to help smear his opponent, and all indications are that the bulk of his party was and is just fine with that. (A new poll shows that Republican approval of Vladimir Putin has surged even though — or, more likely, precisely because — it has become clear that Russian intervention played an important role in the U.S. election.) Winning domestic political struggles is all that matters, the good of the republic be damned.” Paul Krugman
#Electiontampering from the UK: "Mr. Dowson made it his mission…to 'spread devastating anti-Clinton, pro-Trump memes and sound bites into sections of the population too disillusioned with politics to have taken any notice of conventional campaigning.'”

Trump and Putin Appear Together on Billboard Joining Forces

This billboard depicting Trump and Putin and saying, "Let's Make the World Great Again, Together" appeared in Montenegro just one week after Trump was announced as the winner of the U.S. election. (checked through Snopes)
We've implored President Obama to look into the election cyberhacking, and it looks like he is revving up the investigation. Yay! russia-election-hacking

Congress Ready to Investigate Russian cyber meddling and #votetampering

Republican push to investigate the Russian involvement in the U.S. election and other cyber meddling: Washington Post
Pennsylvania "state election officials said Friday evening that Trump now led Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton by 49,000 votes, down from 71,000 as provisional and absentee ballots from overseas are recorded." The recount has just started but Trump's lead is down by 22,000. Trump's machine is trying to get the recount quashed.

Time Magazine's Massimo Calabresi Details the Russian incursion into U.S. Elections

In a comprehensive October 10, 2016, article, Calabresi detailed how we know that Russia meddles in elections, including the recent U.S. presidential election. (Link to the article is for subscribers only.)

Some quotes from the article: "the FBI alerted all 50 states to the danger in mid-August, and the states have delivered evidence of a “significant” number of new intrusions into their election systems that the bureau and their colleagues at the Department of Homeland Security “are still trying to understand,” a department official tells TIME."

"Russia’s interference in the U.S. election is an extraordinary escalation of an already worrying trend. Over the past 2½ years, Russia has executed a westward march of election meddling through cyberspace, starting in the states of the former Soviet Union and moving toward the North Atlantic."

"A group of hackers known collectively as Fancy Bear, which the U.S. government believes is controlled by Russian military i…

Firing up my blog to address the burning issues in a post-election world

Hi friends. This blog has been dark for many months but now I'm firing it up again, to address a whole range of issues that have emerged since November 8, 2016. The U.S. is currently in a chaotic situation, which has perhaps been orchestrated by others. Let's get to the bottom of it together!