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The 'Soft Coup' Of Russia-Gate

Where is Stanley Kubrick when we need him? If he hadn’t died in 1999, he would be the perfect director to transform today’s hysteria over Russia into a theater-of-the-absurd movie reprising his Cold War classic, “Dr. Strangelove,” which savagely satirized the madness of nuclear brinksmanship and the crazed ideology behind it.

ACLU Sues DOJ/FBI For "All Records Related To Trump's Dismissal Of FBI Director Comey"

"White House interference with any FBI investigation is incompatible with democratic safeguards, and that’s especially the case when the investigation involves the president or his associates. Political meddling with law enforcement investigations is a recipe for abuse of power.  The public has a right to know why Comey was fired so the president can be held accountable for any abuse of his position."

Is Communist Speech Free Speech?

Last month, former Vermont governor Howard Dean announced that "hate speech is not protected by the first amendment." If Howard Dean is looking to condemn something that has perpetuated hate to an unmatched level throughout much of the last century, the answer should be plain as day...

Frontrunning: May 15

  • Oil Jumps Over Output Deal (BBG), Saudi Arabia, Russia Favor Extending Oil Cuts Through Next March (BBG)
  • Trump Doctrine Confounds G-7 as Ministers Kick Can to Sicily (BBG)
  • Senate GOP’s agenda is at a moment of reckoning with unpredictable Trump (WaPo)
  • White House Races to Fill FBI Job (WSJ)
  • Former Trump Employees Say He Taped Phone Conversations (WSJ)
  • Monday morning blues as 'WannaCry' hits at workweek's start (AP)

Republicans, Democrats Insist Trump Turn Over Any Comey Tapes

Even as the White House refused to comment on whether Trump had recorded any of his conversations with former FBI director James Comey, over the weekend, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle called on President Trump to turn over any tapes of conversations with Comey, setting up a potential showdown with the White House as Democrats considered a boycott of the vote on Comey's replacement.

3 Reasons Why James Comey Should Have Been Fired A Long Time Ago

If these three very important moments of irresponsibility and rights violations weren’t enough to prompt Obama to put an end to Comey’s career as the head of the FBI, then why not let him go now – even if over something else entirely?

Russian Hacker Claims FBI Coerced Confession Over Clinton Cyberattack

"You have to say that it is you broke-mail Clinton, that you prepared and entered into a democratic network and polling stations on Putin's orders, you call the names of accomplices, agree to extradition, and in America we will resolve all the issues will be living in an apartment and we will provide you all."