President Donald J. Trump is a racist bigot. Jemele Hill was right on that one, not that sane people had not already realized it long ago, and well before his election. Take his ignorant position on the Central Park Five case, just as a for instance. Then add on how he was sued decades ago for discriminating against blacks…
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I wrote yesterday about the racial, social and football implications of Trump's rant in the history and home of George Wallace.
But a new, and by all appearances excellent, commenter on that post noted this:
"It occurs to me that his…
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President Donald J. Trump is a racist bigot. Jemele Hill was right on that one, not that sane people had not already realized it long ago, and well before his election. Take his ignorant position on the Central Park Five case, just as a for…
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The government has just reclassified the dates that make it clear the NSA was blowing off Ron Wyden's request for a count of US person communications sucked up under 702 at the same time as they were developing that for John Bates.
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The first events Facebook troll promoted events that might legitimately have had an effect on the election -- a set of rallies in Florida on August 20 -- came in the wake of Guccifer 2.0 releasing congressional targeting data for FL.
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As he did with HPSCI, Michael Cohen tried to manipulate the press to present a narrative suggesting his testimony to Congress pertains exclusively to the Steele dosser. Richard Burr and Mark Warner were having none of that.
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Reading the documents released since Ron Wyden and Dan Coats started fighting about how NSA collects on Americans using Section 702 strongly suggests this is about collecting from location obscuring servers.
The biggest sports story of the week, unless you are a legal freak in the Zeke Elliot weeds, is more politics than sports. The classy and wonderful Jemele Hill of ESPN let fly some hard truth about Trump on his favorite medium, Twitter. And…
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If you only read mainstream media you’d think Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All bill was terrifyingly expensive. An opinion piece behind the paywall in the Wall Street Journal cites a couple of studies with huge headline numbers like $2.5…
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