Tag Archives: Trump

Democracy’s Sword of Damocles

Let’s review some things about the 2016 election…. 1) Cambridge Analytica stole the data of 50 million American Facebook users. Facebook knew about it but did not follow up to stop it. 2) Russia used a troll farm to weaponize false news stories and spread them thoughout social media. 3) Cambridge Analytica admits that they […]

Nunes Memo: Partisan Whitewash

by Dave Mindeman The Nunes memo (a term that will be infamous) was released under objections of the law enforcement community. Just a brief skim of this memo has all sorts of problems. Here is what I see: The “dossier”- compiled by Christopher Steele (Steele dossier) on behalf of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and […]