Category Archives: Art Joly

How Twitter Bots and Trump Fans Made #ReleaseTheMemo Go Viral

Russian bots and their American allies gamed social media to put a flawed intelligence document atop the political agenda. That should alarm us.   By MOLLY K. MCKEW February 04, 2018   Molly K. McKew is an expert on information … Continue reading

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Politico analyzes the bot campaign behind the Nunes memo.

Politico analyzes the bot campaign behind the Nunes memo. By Salig Sunday Feb 04, 2018 · 11:40 AM EST Politico has just published a detailed and frightening account of the bot-enhanced social media campaign that led to the release of … Continue reading

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House Intelligence Committee Minority Releases Response to Nunes Memo

By cbastian for The Washington Post Friday Feb 02, 2018 · 4:17 PM EST House Intelligence Committee Minority Response to Release of Chairman Nunes’ Misleading Memo Washington, DC – Today, the Minority of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence … Continue reading

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The full Nunes memo, annotated, The Washington Post

  After plenty of consternation — including a public rebuke from the FBI and cries of foul from Democrats — the GOP memo on the Russia investigation has been released. The full memo was crafted by Republican staffers to House Intelligence … Continue reading

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Carter Page, 3 Russian Spies and the FISA Court

“Page had been on the radar of the FBI at least as far back as 2013, when a bureau wiretap caught suspected Russian spies discussing their attempts to recruit him. Even after being interviewed by the investigators in that case, … Continue reading

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SNAP Benefits Under the Trump Administration

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The Rise of Fake News and the Lack of Barriers to Entry.

Once upon a time, as all good fairy tales should begin, there was a barrier to entry. There was a barrier to entry if you wanted to publish a newspaper. Mimeographed sheets aren’t as credible as printed sheets. Tabloids aren’t … Continue reading

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The 4th Amendment

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” This is the first sentence … Continue reading

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So a Trump supporter reads false news and shoots innocent people.

Well, Mrs. Clinton was maligned by false accusations because people never “read to the end” and The Donald will become President Elect on the 19th of December because of false news stories about Mrs. Clinton and now it gets serious? … Continue reading

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How’s your Protest Vote working for you now? Bubbula!

At first I consoled myself to the next four years of uncertainty with the unfounded assumption that your vote for Dr. Stein or Gary Johnson a.k.a “What’s an Aleppo?” didn’t matter. But with Dr. Stein’s recount of the Wisconsin election, … Continue reading

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