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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

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

Omar Mateen is an actor with an IMDb profile

Omar Mateen, the suspected gunman behind the Orlando Pulse Nightclub massacre, appears to have an entry in the Internet Movie Database. The entry gives him credit for appearances in two movies. In 2012 he appeared as himself in The Big Fix, a documentary that examines the April 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico … Continue reading

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

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

Ron Paul: “US elections a ‘charade’”

Colorado’s process of electing GOP delegates drew condemnation from front-runner Donald Trump and voters alike. But he’s not the first politician to get shut-out of a rigged system. Former Republican candidate Dr. Ron Paul discusses what he calls the ‘charade’ of US elections with RT America’s Lindsay France. “It’s a rotten system. I see elections … Continue reading

“We are the death merchant of the world”: Ex-Bush official Lawrence Wilkerson condemns military-industrial complex

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, deeply criticizes the military industrial complex in an interview with Salon. His blame for war profiteering goes beyond the Bush administration and includes President Bill Clinton and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. He also criticizes the privatization of prisons and praises NSA whistle … Continue reading