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Russia Hacked The Election, But Social Media Hacked Our Minds (Video)

Russia Hacked The Election, But Social Media Hacked Our Minds (Video)

We mustn’t discount Russia’s influence in the 2016 presidential election, especially since it’s now been confirmed Russia officially penetrated several states’ voter rolls, and is gearing up to repeat its success this November. But Russia did not succeed only because it infiltrated the Trump administration and voter rolls. Some argue a greater threat is literally right at […]

DHS Cybersecurity Head: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Hacked Several States In The 2016 Election (Video)

DHS Cybersecurity Head: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Hacked Several States In The 2016 Election (Video)

It’s confirmed. Russia officially penetrated several states’ voter rolls during the 2016 election. This is according to Jeanette Manfra, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) head of cybersecurity, who stated in an interview with NBC News: “We saw a targeting of 21 states and an exceptionally small number of them were actually successfully penetrated. We were able to determine that the scanning […]

Twitter Confirms Russian Bots Tweeted 500K Pro-Trump Messages Weeks Before Election (Video)

Twitter Confirms Russian Bots Tweeted 500K Pro-Trump Messages Weeks Before Election (Video)

Based on the number of pro-Trump tweets during the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, one would assume Donald Trump’s popularity soared more than polls were indicating. We know now, though, around half a million of those tweets came from non-human entities known as bots. A bot–short for robot–is an application that performs automated tasks. […]

29 Sens. Support The Congressional Review Act To Rescue Net Neutrality (Video)

29 Sens. Support The Congressional Review Act To Rescue Net Neutrality (Video)

Despite overwhelming opposition (including a bomb threat that temporarily evacuated the hearing room), and requests for delay from 18 state attorneys over concerns of a corrupted public comment process, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on December 14 to repeal regulations protecting the free and open internet–known as net neutrality–three to two along party lines. Without that protection, Internet Service Providers (ISP) can legally begin discriminating between […]

The Russian Bots Are Coming–For Mueller (VIDEO)

The Russian Bots Are Coming–For Mueller (VIDEO)

It’s no secret Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s attempt to hack the election for Donald Trump is hitting a raw nerve in Republican circles. Consider the near-hysterical reactions from Trump diehards, including attempts to have Mueller either neutered or fired. But Wired recently discovered there may be even stronger evidence than that. The Kremlin’s army […]

Had Congress Not Caved To Lobbyists, Last Week’s Train Derailment Might Not Have Happened (Video)

Had Congress Not Caved To Lobbyists, Last Week’s Train Derailment Might Not Have Happened (Video)

The train derailment accident last week in DuPont, Washington that killed three people never should have happened. Federal investigators reported the Amtrak Cascades passenger train was traveling 80 mph into a 30 mph bend enroute to Portland when it derailed and plunged into traffic on an interstate near Tacoma. In addition to the three dead, […]

With Net Neutrality Gone, What Is The Internet’s Future? (Video)

With Net Neutrality Gone, What Is The Internet’s Future? (Video)

Well, it happened. Despite overwhelming opposition (including a bomb threat that temporarily evacuated the hearing room), and requests for delay from 18 state attorneys over concerns of a corrupted public comment process, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday repealed regulations protecting the free and open internet–known as net neutrality–three to two along party lines. The internet as we know it […]

The Internet’s Future Hinges On Tomorrow’s Net Neutrality Vote (Video)

The Internet’s Future Hinges On Tomorrow’s Net Neutrality Vote (Video)

Who would have imagined people would have to protest for a free and open internet? Yet that is exactly what is planned to occur outside Federal Communication Commission (FCC) headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, the day the FCC is slated to decide the fate of net neutrality. Net neutrality regulations prohibit internet service providers (ISPs) from […]

Trump Angers Britain By Re-Tweeting Anti-Muslim Videos (Video)

Trump Angers Britain By Re-Tweeting Anti-Muslim Videos (Video)

The day will come when we will no longer have to report on President Donald Trump’s problematic tweets. Today, though, is not the day. Once again, the president’s itchy twitter fingers have stirred up controversy. This time the president has retweeted the deputy leader of a British far-right group’s anti-Muslim videos. Trump’s 43.6 million Twitter followers got to see British […]

In Fight Over Net Neutrality, The FCC Seeks To Supersede States’ Rights (Video)

In Fight Over Net Neutrality, The FCC Seeks To Supersede States’ Rights (Video)

From opening our public land to commercial interests, green-lighting the Keystone XL pipeline, approving the Italian oil giant Eni SpA’s plan to drill exploratory wells in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska, we are only beginning to get a taste of how far President Donald Trump and company will go to privatize the public sector. One […]

More Evidence Of Russian Facebook Ads Surface In Congressional Probe (Video)

More Evidence Of Russian Facebook Ads Surface In Congressional Probe (Video)

Do you remember seeing any of these advertisements on Facebook last year? Last month, news broke about evidence confirming Russian buyers used Facebook advertising as propaganda leading up to the last year’s presidential election. In response, Facebook presented Congress 3,000 Russian-purchased ads through 470 phony pages and accounts intended to exploit America’s racial divisions, like this one: Facebook said at least […]

In Lead-Up To The Election, Russia Used Facebook To Exploit Racial And Religious Divides (Video)

In Lead-Up To The Election, Russia Used Facebook To Exploit Racial And Religious Divides (Video)

Did you use social media, specifically Facebook, last year leading up to the election? Millions did. They clicked on, shared, liked, didn’t like, commented, and followed users they felt reflected their political views. (Some also lost friends along the way when the campaign became fractious.) Like it or not, because of its impact on how […]

REVEALED: Russians Purchased Pro-Sanders And Stein Facebook Ads During 2016 Election

REVEALED: Russians Purchased Pro-Sanders And Stein Facebook Ads During 2016 Election

Russian operatives not only bought ads on Facebook in support of Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign, but also ads that were supportive of Bernie Sanders and Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Politico reports: “Other advertisements paid for by shadowy Russian buyers criticized Hillary Clinton and promoted Donald Trump. Some backed Bernie Sanders and his […]

Homeland Security Finally Admits 21 State Election Systems Were Hacked By Russia (DETAILS)

Homeland Security Finally Admits 21 State Election Systems Were Hacked By Russia (DETAILS)

Even though the Trump administration continues to stonewall and lie about Russian efforts to undermine the 2016 election, a new report from Politico says that the Department of Homeland Security has notified 21 states that Russian hackers targeted their election systems a year ago. According to Politico: “DHS notified the Secretary of State or other chief […]

BUSTED: RWNJs Ran False Flag Op To Spread Fake Antifa Memes (TWEETS/PHOTOS)

BUSTED: RWNJs Ran False Flag Op To Spread Fake Antifa Memes (TWEETS/PHOTOS)

In recent weeks, a number of memes have been floating around social media claiming that militant anti-fascist, or antifa, groups promoted unprovoked attacks on female supporters of Donald Trump. But there’s one problem–they aren’t real. A British researcher and blogger discovered evidence that these memes are actually part of a right-wing astroturfing campaign. Earlier in the […]

Daily Stormer Boss Thinks Calling For Jews To Be Put In Ovens Is ‘Satire’ (TWEETS)

Daily Stormer Boss Thinks Calling For Jews To Be Put In Ovens Is ‘Satire’ (TWEETS)

Andrew Anglin, the guy behind The Daily Stormer, is one of the worst people in the world. That was amply established long before the horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia two weekends ago. He and his fellow neo-Nazis made a name for themselves by trolling innocent people. Last year, for instance, Anglin sicced his goons on […]

Is Google Trying To Get Rid Of Independent News Media? (TWEETS)

Is Google Trying To Get Rid Of Independent News Media? (TWEETS)

Julian Assange has tweeted an interesting message. He asked the question: “Is Google downranking “anti-establishment” news/criticism sites on the left +right?” Then he posted a picture of examples of ‘left’ leaning sites that have recently dropped dramatically in traffic. Is Google is down ranking "anti-establishment" news/criticism sites on the left+right? Left example: https://t.co/1WV06Y5b1W pic.twitter.com/pnOguMcuS5 — […]

Domain Host To Victim-Trashing Nazi Thugs: Take Your Hate Somewhere Else (TWEETS)

Domain Host To Victim-Trashing Nazi Thugs: Take Your Hate Somewhere Else (TWEETS)

One of the worst moments in the aftermath of last weekend’s horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia came on Sunday morning. Daily Stormer, one of the most–if not the most–rabidly neo-Nazi sites on the Internet, got the bright idea to trash Heather Heyer, the woman who died when a white supremacist plowed his car into a crowd […]

Meet The Private Army That Is Mobilizing For Trump (TWEETS)

Meet The Private Army That Is Mobilizing For Trump (TWEETS)

There is a private army mobilizing on Twitter to take up for, defend, and promote President Donald Trump. They attack opponents and normal people that post negative comments about Trump in response to his insane tweet-storms. They are stalwart and ready to step in on a moment’s notice 24 hours a day, seven days a […]

‘Balls Have Zero To Me To Me’ — Facebook AI Just Invented Its Own Creepy Language

‘Balls Have Zero To Me To Me’ — Facebook AI Just Invented Its Own Creepy Language

In July, Facebook was forced to shut down one of its prized AI (artificial intelligence) systems when researchers discovered that the system was communicating in a weird, creepy language. According to Tech Times, the AI stopped using English as we know it. Here’s a snippet of the transcript from one of their weird-azz conversations. Bob: i can i […]

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