Did Russia Use Twitter Fake News to Effect Election

from: the Blaze:

Twitter’s executives take a turn in the hot seat for the Russian probe

Twitter’s executives take a turn in the hot seat for the Russian probe

Former Twitter CEO Richard ‘Dick’ Costolo gives an interview in November 2013 on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Twitter executives testified Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter executives testified Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the company’s role in perpetuating the spread of fake news by “bots” and trolls. The briefing was held behind closed doors.

This is the next step in the committee’s investigation into social media platforms. 
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Video Podcast – Let me introduce a Real DREAMer

by: the Common Constitutionalist

I liked to introduce you all to man who long ago fell in love with America – the idea and ideals of our great nation.

His name is Jonathon Dunne and he is a foreigner, from Ireland. He’s also a man who has been trying to come here with the “dream” of becoming an American. But, surprise, surprise – he refuses to sneak into our country like so many millions have. He actually has principles and says he loves America too much to defile it in such a way.

I’ll tell you his story and more, as I discuss my favorite topic – illegal immigration. I think I kept it to one official melt-down this time. read more

Maxine Waters Thinks Ben Carson is a Fool

California Representative Maxine Waters once again proves what an imbecile she really is, as she once again denigrates HUD Secretary Ben Carson. Does she have any idea of where Carson came from – that he came from dirt-poor stock to rise up on his own, to become the success he is today? Evidently not.

from the Blaze:

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) continued her mockery of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson while speaking to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Town Hall on Civil Rights Thursday.

What did she say?

“Look at Ben Carson. My God. My grandmother would call him an educated fool,” she said. read more

Let’s Eliminate the Electoral College

What a shocker. Hillary wants to dump the Electoral College because she won the popular vote. Frankly, with the recent revelations about all the election fraud, I’m not convinced she did that.

from the Blaze:

Hillary Clinton calls for elimination of the Electoral College

Hillary Clinton kicks off her book tour of her memoir of the 2016 presidential campaign titled, “What Happened,” at the Barnes & Noble in Union Square on Tuesday in New York. Clinton said she believes the Electoral College should be eliminated. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Host Anderson Cooper noted that Clinton refers to the “godforsaken Electoral College” in her new memoir about the election, titled, “What Happened.”
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High School Banned all Flags on Vehicles

from the Blaze:

HS bans flags on cars, then students drive in flying Old Glory. The outcome may get you saluting.

After a Minnesota high school banned all flags on vehicles, students showed up Wednesday with a big message for the administration. After meeting with the protest leaders, the administrators agreed to withdraw the flag ban. (Image source: KARE-TV video screenshot)

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Of Course There is Voter Fraud in California

I’m not a big Trump defender, but I will when I think he’s right, or is at least on to something. Well, to this day, he ridiculed whenever he brings up massive voter cost him the popular vote. I’m beginning to think he may have been right.

from The Blaze:

Nearly a dozen Calif. counties had more registered voters than eligible voters in 2016 election

Nearly one dozen California counties had more registered voters on their voter rolls than people eligible to vote living in their county, a new Judicial Watch letter has revealed.

The conservative watchdog group sent a letter to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla on August 1 on behalf of the Election Integrity Project of California. The letter threatened to sue the Golden State if they refuse to comply with the National Voter Registration Act, which mandates voting precincts maintain the integrity of their voter rolls by taking steps to maintain their accuracy.

According to a Judicial Watch press release:

In the letter, Judicial Watch noted that public records obtained on the Election Assistance Commission’s 2016 Election Administration Voting Survey and through verbal accounts from various county agencies show 11 California counties have more registered voters than voting-age citizens: Imperial (102%), Lassen (102%), Los Angeles (112%), Monterey (104%), San Diego (138%), San Francisco (114%), San Mateo (111%), Santa Cruz (109%), Solano (111%), Stanislaus (102%), and Yolo (110%).

Judicial Watch went on to report that officials from Los Angeles County since told the watchdog group in June that the “total number of registered voters now stands at a number that is a whopping 144% of the total number of resident citizens of voting age” for that county.

“California’s voting rolls are an absolute mess that undermines the very idea of clean elections. It is urgent that California take reasonable steps to clean up its rolls,” Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said in a statement.

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Will They Ever Stop Lying About Healthcare?

Answer: No – no they won’t.

from The Blaze: 

As Senate Republicans continue to push their plan to replace the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, a new hurdle has emerged as one of the primary objections to the plan, titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA): alleged “cuts” to Medicaid spending.

While conservative Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) have said they are unwilling to back the plan in its current form because it keeps too much of Obamacare in place, moderate Republicans like Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) have said they can’t support the proposal because the projected cuts to Medicaid would be too damaging for millions of Americans that rely on the program.

“That is going to cause a lot of harm, and that’s one of my biggest concerns about the bill,” Collins told CNN.

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Sean Hannity is as Good as Gone

Although I’m no longer a big fan of Sean Hannity, it’s utterly unfair and shameful what is happening to him. Fox News has an obvious plan of “out with old – in with the new.” They simply won’t admit that this is what is happening. The people at the top of Fox desire to remake the cable network, and as such, have no desire to stand behind the stars that made them number one.

Granted, they did not start this. It appears to merely be a happy accident that the left has decided to descend upon their spineless advertisers, who predictably follow suit by turning tail and running at the first whiff of losing even a single customer. It’s pathetic. And Fox, rather than stand behind them, has instead chosen to hang them out to dry. I personally think they would love to see Hannity gone, to be replaced by some Barbie and/or Ken doll.

If not for how horrid their competition is, they would quickly lose their spot as number one in cable news, and deservedly so.

from The Blaze:

Fox News host Sean Hannity has reportedly gone “underground” while he mulls over a departure from his longtime employer, Fox News.

According to the Independent Journal Review, which first reported the news late Friday, Hannity is “actively considering” whether or not he will return to Fox News next week following an abrupt announcement from the network that he was taking an extended Memorial Day weekend vacation. read more

In Georgia – It’s Uber/Lyft 1 – Union Hacks 0

According to Forbes contributor and Communications Associate for the Institute of Justice Nick Sibilla, The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously upheld a lower court’s ruling dismissing a lawsuit alleging that a bill which allowed Uber and Lyft to operate in the state was unconstitutional.

The complaint by taxi companies centers around state law that requires taxi companies to operate under a “medallion system.” These “medallions” or “certificate of public necessity and convenience” (CPNC) permit taxi drivers to operate within a city or town. Over 20 years ago, the city of Atlanta determined that it would only allow 1,600 medallions for that city.

The cost of obtaining a medallion sat as high as $80,000 in 2015, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constituion.

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Christian Genocide in the Middle East

New Documentary film  highlights the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, where almost 1 million have been killed since 2005.

from the Blaze:

Paula Kweskin, 33, didn’t expect her life to turn out this way — but she’s glad it did.

Kweskin attended law school at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she earned a jurisdoctorate in international law in 2010. Her goal from the outset of her higher education pursuit was to help the less fortunate in the world through practicing law.

She soon found out that bureaucracy made that task extremely difficult. So, she focused on other ways to help — specifically, she turned to media.

Paula Kweskin speaks with TheBlaze about the documentary film she helped produced, "Faithkeepers." (Image source: Paula Kweskin)
Paula Kweskin speaks with TheBlaze about the documentary film she helped produced, “Faithkeepers.” (Image source: Paula Kweskin)

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