Tag: Russian hacking

James Comey

Fix Is In: Comey Praised DNC-Hired Cybersecurity Firm Even After Botched Report

‪Crowdstrike, the cybersecurity company working for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), released a report tying “Russian hacking” to an incident that never happened, yet ‬even after the report had been debunked, FBI Director James Comey still referred to Crowdstrike as a “highly respected private company” at a Senate hearing.

SNL Pushes ‘Pee Pee’ in Parody of Trump Press Conference

“Saturday Night Live” returned this week, wasting no time mocking President-elect Donald Trump in the cold open over his press conference earlier this week. Trump, played by Alec Baldwin, took questions from the media about blog rumors saying he received “golden showers” from

Virgil: The Deep State Strikes Back: The Permanent Campaign Against Donald Trump

The complex of bureaucrats, technocrats, and plutocrats that we call the Deep State is seeking to torpedo Trump and his agenda. The last thing the Deep State wants to see is the DC swamp being drained. To them, it’s home! Last week, their permanent campaign against Trump heated up, and the flashpoint was a dubious dossier that had been floating around for months.

People vote on the US presidential election at Santa Monica City Hall on November 8, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. America's future hung in the balance Tuesday as millions of eager voters cast ballots to elect Democrat Hillary Clinton as their first woman president, or hand power to the billionaire populist Donald Trump. / AFP / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Six Things to Know About DHS’ ‘Not a Takeover’ of Elections

The Department of Homeland Security could not have picked a better succeeding week to perform a Friday news dump announcing its decision to designate state election systems as “critical infrastructure” like previously done for the nation’s transport, electrical, financial, and water systems. Though this largely predictable move has sparked concerns among state election officials and watchdogs with respect to federal over-reach, equal uneasiness has been expressed about the incredibly vague nature DHS has chosen to describe how it will intervene in Constitutionally-prescribed state matters.