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    Blueprint for the #Resistance: How to use tea party tactics to block the Trump agenda
    Jan01

    Blueprint for the #Resistance: How to use tea party tactics to block the Trump agenda

    Now that the Electoral College has spoken and completed the installation of President Drumpf, we need to focus on the goal of totally and completely blocking and opposing his agenda and administration, which includes but is not limited to the following items: His nominees for cabinet and key positions need to be vigorously opposed, exposed and...

    Putin won 2016, but Russia has its limits as a superpower
    Jan01

    Putin won 2016, but Russia has its limits as a superpower

    MOSCOW – In a New Year’s address that came off like a victory lap, Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked his country Saturday in the wake of a wildly successful 2016 that saw the Kremlin leader shore up Russia’s standing abroad and acquire a host of powerful geopolitical friends. Related Articles Russian President Vladimir...

    States re-examine cybersecurity after Russia accused of hack
    Jan01

    States re-examine cybersecurity after Russia accused of hack

    (AP) — Several states around the country on Saturday asked cybersecurity experts to re-examine state and utility networks after a Vermont utility’s laptop was found to contain malware that U.S. officials say is linked to Russian hackers. The Burlington Electric Department, one of Vermont’s two largest electric utilities, confirmed...

    States re-examine cybersecurity after alleged Russian hack
    Jan01

    States re-examine cybersecurity after alleged Russian hack

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Several states around the country on Saturday are asking cybersecurity experts to re-examine state and utility networks after a Vermont utility’s laptop was found to contain malware that U.S. officials say is linked to Russian hackers. The Burlington Electric Department, one of Vermont’s two largest electric...

    NEW YEAR’S EVE EDITION — What HILL REPUBLICANS think of Trump’s PUTIN embrace — FEDS rush to hire before Trump WH — PETE SOUZA’s favorite 2016 WH pix — B’DAY: Don Trump Jr.
    Dec31

    NEW YEAR’S EVE EDITION — What HILL REPUBLICANS think of Trump’s PUTIN embrace — FEDS rush to hire before Trump WH — PETE SOUZA’s favorite 2016 WH pix — B’DAY: Don Trump Jr.

    TRUMP’S NYE MESSAGE — @realDonaldTrump at 8:17 this morning: “Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly they just don’t know what to do. Love!”Good Saturday morning, and Happy New Year’s Eve! We know there are lots of readers looking forward to 2016 being over. And...

    Russian embassy in the U.S. shows support for Donald Trump’s praise of Putin
    Dec31

    Russian embassy in the U.S. shows support for Donald Trump’s praise of Putin

    On Friday, President-elect Donald Trump had high praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s response to President Barack Obama’s plan to sanction Russia. Great move on delay (by V. Putin) – I always knew he was very smart! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 30, 2016 The Russian embassy in the United States, according to...

    Senator McCain Says Russia Must Pay Price For Hacking
    Dec31

    Senator McCain Says Russia Must Pay Price For Hacking

    Republican U.S. Senator John McCain said on Friday that Russia must be made to pay the price for cyber attacks on the United States and that it was possible to impose many sanctions, including on financial institutions.McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has scheduled a hearing for Thursday on foreign cyber threats.“When you...

    Russia Sanctions: What Will Congress Do?
    Dec31

    Russia Sanctions: What Will Congress Do?

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Europe Are enough Republicans in Congress interested in constraining Trump’s freedom of action on Russia, and would an outgoing Obama administration be willing to use its last “lame duck” days in office to sign such legislation? Having assessed the evidence presented to it by the intelligence...

    Le Pen Party Needs Cash, Could Turn to Russia Again
    Dec31

    Le Pen Party Needs Cash, Could Turn to Russia Again

    Money, and how to get it, has dogged French far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen for years. Now, as her National Front party’s treasurer says it’s looking “everywhere” for the 20 million euros ($21 million) needed to fund upcoming campaigns, she may be looking to Russia for cash — again. While foreign donations to French...

    Why Oil Is the Glue That Bonds Trump and Putin
    Dec31

    Why Oil Is the Glue That Bonds Trump and Putin

    Click here for reuse options! It’s a macabre waltz and the oil industry powers are calling the tune. Oil has fueled a bully bromance between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Although this revolutionary union possesses a terrifying petro logic, it promises to be as volatile and tragic as any shotgun marriage. The relationship is, as Trump...