Leid Stories—Is It Time to Abolish the Electoral College?—12.21.16

On the heels of a stunning defeat in the 2016 presidential election by Donald J. Trump, Hillary Clinton finds herself gearing up again for a major legal battle she can ill-afford to lose. Many Republicans in Congress are pushing to revive an investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server and her handling of classified information while she was secretary of state. Clinton also is at the center of an expansive probe of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation focusing on whether it was a slush fund operating as a global charity.


Robert Parry – Making Russia ‘The Enemy’

The rising hysteria about Russia is best understood as fulfilling two needs for Official Washington: the Military Industrial Complex’s transitioning from the “war on terror” to a more lucrative “new cold war” – and blunting the threat that a President Trump poses to the neoconservative/liberal-interventionist foreign-policy establishment. By hyping the Russian “threat,” the neocons and their liberal-hawk sidekicks, who include …


Graham E. Fuller – How America Disgraces Itself

It had been an exhausting, interminable 18-20 months of presidential campaigning during which much of the business of thoughtful American governance had to yield space to the riveting follies of politics. Yet  most other countries in the world, not locked into dictators or kings for life, conduct their elections far more briskly and get on with business. Canada with its …


Blaming Trump’s Win on the Age Group Least Responsible for It

Before the election, corporate media nonsensically tried to blame the rise of Donald Trump on Millennials (FAIR.org, 10/10/16)—and now, after the election, the Washington Post is still at it. “Yes, You Can Blame Millennials for Hillary Clinton’s Loss” was the headline over a piece by the Post‘s Aaron Blake (12/2/16). “Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said Thursday that one particular …

Greg Palast – The No-BS Inside Guide to the Presidential Vote Recount

There’s been so much complete nonsense since I first broke the news that the Green Party would file for a recount of the presidential vote, I am compelled to write a short guide to flush out the BS and get to just the facts, ma’am. Nope, They’re Not Hunting for Russian Hackers To begin with, the main work of the …


Security experts join Jill Stein’s ‘election changing’ recount campaign

More election security experts have joined Jill Stein’s campaign to review the presidential vote in battleground states won by Donald Trump, as she sues Wisconsin to secure a full recount by hand of all its 3m ballots. Half a dozen academics and other specialists on Monday submitted new testimony supporting a lawsuit from Stein against Wisconsin authorities, in which she …


This Can’t Be Happening – 10.10.16

Jules Mermelstein, constitutional law expert and a life-long Democrat active in local politics in Pennsylvania politics who quit that party in disgust and joined the Green Party after watching the Clinton campaign and the DNC sabotage the campaign of Bernie Sanders offers his unique insight into the current political crisis the day after Trump’s election in a conversation with host Dave Lindorff on “This Can’t Be Happening


ANDREW LEVINE – Hillary Out and the Donald In: Good, Bad, or Impossible to Say?

Add this to the reasons why I hate Hillary: I was all set to go with yet another screed on how anti-Trump hysteria was, and always had been, a distraction, and how the most urgent task now is to build a movement that would prevent Commander-in-Chief Hillary from provoking overt confrontations and proxy wars with nuclear powers – only to …


The Gary Null Show – 11.11.16

Today On The Gary Null Show Gary opens up with the latest in health and healing, discussing a new study on Vitamin D, how accupuncture is better than morphine for pain. In the enviorment part of the program Gary cover the topic of climate change, In the last half of the show Gary Null goes into a commentary on Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and the democratic establishment.


Pam Martens and Russ Martens – Here’s the WikiLeaks Bombshell on Clinton that Is Still to Come

Two partners at major law firms have likely been holding their breath since WikiLeaks released an email on November 1 showing that Obama had vetted Hillary Clinton for Vice President and the review came back “too critical,” thus leading Obama to select Joe Biden as his Vice Presidential pick during the 2008 campaign. The vetting memorandum on Clinton shows in …