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Bernie Sanders booed by supporters when he says ‘Vote Hillary’

The crowd reacts to @BernieSanders saying: "We have got to elect Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine" pic.twitter.com/7v3puhTdLM — POLITICO (@politico) July 25, 2016 This is what happened when Bernie Sanders said we had to elect Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine pic.twitter.com/7ZVSfQgHJ2 — Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) July 25, 2016 Is it any wonder? The fix has … Continue reading

World’s 400 Richest People Lose $127 Billion on Brexit

It’s a hardknock life for the richest people in the world. The Bloomberg Billionaires Index showed a crushing $127 billion loss on Friday in the wake of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. The index tracks the wealth of the 400 richest people in the world. Read more at Bloomberg.com

Meme of the Day: Brexit

Will Americans who are now cursing the decision of a sovereign nation to break from an unelected, overreaching, unaccountable governmental power be celebrating the upcoming 4th of July holiday?

How Bernie Won California: The official un-count

Nation of Change By Greg Palast with Dennis J. Bernstein This week on The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: The Election Crimes Bulletin we revisit the California primary crime scene and attempt to count the votes — something election officials in the state have failed to do. Officially, there are nearly 2 million votes that … Continue reading

Meet the lobbyist superdelegates who will nominate Hillary Clinton

The heir apparent of the Presidency of the United States is Hillary Clinton. If you doubt this, then meet some of the superdelegates who will support and help nominate Hillary Clinton at the Democratic convention this summer. Superdelegates include distinguished party leaders, and elected officials, including all Democratic members of the House and Senate and … Continue reading

Meme of the Day: Yes you need a gun

One of them will be our next President. Yes, you need a gun.

Senate Democrats Filibuster Over Gun Control; Trump Calls for Gun Restrictions

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy started a Filibuster on Wednesday to force the Senate to pass legislation that would deny suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms. He was quickly joined by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut), Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-Maryland), Senator Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) and others. The proposed legislation would also require universal background checks. “I’m going to … Continue reading

Saudi Crown Prince: We Fund 20% Of Clinton’s Presidential Campaign

The Saudi crown prince reportedly said that over the years his country has always financially supported both Republican and Democratic candidates. By teleSUR | June 13, 2016 Mint Press News Saudi Arabia has paid more than 20 percent of the cost of Hillary Clinton’s campaign for presidential elections, Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman … Continue reading

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt picked to run the Pentagon’s surveillance programs

The rising technocratic elite is getting cozy with beltway bureaucratic power. This is in spite of high profile showdowns between the government and technology companies over encryption. Silicon Valley, much like Wall Street, will become an important part of maintaining the system’s control over us all. For further reading on Google’s relationship with the government, … Continue reading

Hillary PAC Spends $1 Million to ‘Correct’ Commenters on Reddit and Facebook

The democratizing effect of social media and independent news outlets has long been touted as an answer to mainstream media and it’s control of the popular narrative in the US. User driven websites like Reddit and independent blogs and news sites like Truth Axis have given a voice to millions of people who otherwise wouldn’t … Continue reading