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DOJ Official Rachel Brand ResignsÖ
Conservative Treehouse ^ | 02/02/2018 | Conservative Treehouse

Posted on 02/09/2018 4:56:56 PM PST by taildragger

Freepers...

President Trump says No to Dem Memo...

Associate AG resigns ( under RR )

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2018/02/09/doj-official-rachel-brand-resigns/

Any others you have commingle them here!


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: bloggers; braking; corruption; dc; doj; johnrschindler; johnschindler; rachelbrand; rodrosenstein; walmart
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1 posted on 02/09/2018 4:56:56 PM PST by taildragger
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To: taildragger

It’s soooo mysterious, the way all the really important stuff breaks late on Fridays, right..?

Soooo inexplicable.


2 posted on 02/09/2018 4:58:37 PM PST by gaijin
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To: taildragger

“President Trump says No to Dem Memo... “

Source?


3 posted on 02/09/2018 4:59:16 PM PST by Revel
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To: taildragger

Trump says no to Dem memo?

hadn’t seen that one yet.

Linky?


4 posted on 02/09/2018 4:59:38 PM PST by digger48
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To: gaijin
Yes it is...

Another WH Staff member resigns no name as yet...

5 posted on 02/09/2018 4:59:39 PM PST by taildragger ("Do you hear the people Singing? Singing the Song of Angry Men!")
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To: gaijin

Did Trump approve the Rats’ Intel-memo release yet?


6 posted on 02/09/2018 5:00:28 PM PST by rfp1234 (I have already previewed this composition.)
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To: taildragger

No? Not yes with redacts and maybe an explanation list?

Why? Why not let the liars make fools of themselves?


7 posted on 02/09/2018 5:00:37 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: gaijin

given -

Observer Media is based in lower Manhattan, New York City, and had been owned by businessman Jared Kushner, until Joseph Meyer (Observer Media CEO and Jared Kushner’s brother-in-law) was named owner and publisher in January 2017.

how come?

6 Feb: Observer: John Schindler: Social Media Is Helping Putin Kill Our Democracy
By John R. Schindler
(John Schindler is a security expert and former National Security Agency analyst and counterintelligence officer. A specialist in espionage and terrorism, he’s also been a Navy officer and a War College professor)

It was therefore a welcome breath of fresh air recently when Robert Hannigan, a former British spy boss, sat down for an interview with the BBC and spoke his mind.
Hannigan, who headed GCHQ (Britain’s NSA) from late 2014 to early 2017, had a top-secret front-row seat to recent events, and his comments were rendered more scathing by their measured delivery...

No Western country has been more directly impacted by this new form of Russian information warfare than the United States, which saw the events of 2016 transform our already nasty politics into something beyond mere partisanship.
There’s no denying Russia’s culpability here. As our Intelligence Community assessed, Moscow sabotaged our 2016 election with cyberespionage and online Active Measures to hurt Hillary Clinton, boost Donald Trump, and generally foment political turmoil in Russia’s “Main Adversary.” This 21st century espionage operation relied heavily on social media, especially Kremlin-linked trolls and bots, to hurt the Democrats by spreading disinformation—in other words, “fake news”—with lightning speed...
http://observer.com/2018/02/robert-hannigan-explains-how-russia-vladimir-putin-uses-social-media/

VIDEO: 2mins55secs: 20 Jan: BBC Radio 5: Ex-GCHQ boss: ‘Social media firms sit above democracy’
Former GCHQ boss, Robert Hannigan, says that social media organisations “have huge power” over governments, and that over recent years Russia is the single country that kept him awake at night.
This clip is originally from The Emma Barnett Show on Thursday 22nd January.
http://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-42780802/ex-gchq-boss-social-media-firms-sit-above-democracy


8 posted on 02/09/2018 5:02:36 PM PST by MAGAthon
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To: taildragger
President Trump says No to Dem Memo...

Don't be shy...post us a link...thanks in advance...

9 posted on 02/09/2018 5:03:06 PM PST by spokeshave (FBI = Feral Bureau of Insurrection)
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To: digger48

Trump Says He Won’t Declassify Democratic Russia Memo

https://www.voanews.com/a/trump-promises-letter-on-democratic-russia-memo/4247246.html


10 posted on 02/09/2018 5:03:51 PM PST by Revel
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To: MAGAthon

9 Feb: Psychology Today: Flaws in the Algo: How Social Media Fuel Political Extremism
by Christopher Lane Ph.D.
(Christopher Lane, Ph.D., has won a Prescrire Prize for Medical Writing and teaches at Northwestern University. He is the author of Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness.)

In “Polarization, Partisanship and Junk News Consumption over Social Media in the U.S.,” the culmination of a three-month study supported by the National Science Foundation and published earlier this week, Oxford researcher Vidya Narayanan and colleagues found that Facebook pages tied to the “extreme hard right” are responsible for circulating “more junk news than all the other [social media] audiences put together.” On Twitter, meanwhile, “a network of Trump supporters shares the widest range of known junk news sources and circulates more junk news than all the other groups put together.”...

Coincidentally, the same day the Oxford study released, the New York Observer ran the crucial, well-sourced article “Social Media Is Helping Putin Kill Our Democracy” by John R. Schindler, a security and counterintelligence expert and former National Security Agency analyst. Drawing on a significant amount of evidence, including a detailed BBC interview with Robert Hannigan, a former British spy boss discussing the role of foreign actors in stoking disinformation and leaking via cyberespionage, Schindler outlines what he calls “the malignant influence of social media, particularly when it’s linked to authoritarian regimes seeking to undermine the West...

He joins sociologist and tech scholar Zeynep Tufekci warning in the latest issue of Wired that we’re currently living through “the democracy-poisoning golden age of free speech” and Australian journalist Chris Zappone detailing in The Age that Silicon Valley’s “techno-libertarians” are “a weak link in democracy’s defense against authoritarians...

Just yesterday, NBC News independently confirmed that “Russians penetrated U.S. voter systems(link is external)” during the 2016 election...

Still, with the White House refusing to confirm with seventeen U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, while actively blocking Congressional action on sanctions as a reprisal for such meddling, it is hard to see how such corrective action could advance, at least at the federal level...
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/side-effects/201802/flaws-in-the-algo-how-social-media-fuel-political-extremism


11 posted on 02/09/2018 5:03:57 PM PST by MAGAthon
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To: taildragger

He said “no” as presently constituted!


12 posted on 02/09/2018 5:04:34 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing (Get off my back for my usage of CAPS, especially you snowflake males! MAN UP!)
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To: spokeshave

Link above. I know nothing about the news source.


13 posted on 02/09/2018 5:04:39 PM PST by Revel
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To: taildragger

Hoo doggies! Liberal heads are exploding all over the place. Good thing they don’t have any brains.


14 posted on 02/09/2018 5:05:19 PM PST by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

The White House still gets to put its cover sheet on top of the memo, just like the last one.

If there are redactions, the reasoning will be noted there.


15 posted on 02/09/2018 5:05:19 PM PST by digger48
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To: taildragger

Let’s wait and see. If he doesn’t declassify it, it goes to the full house for a vote.


16 posted on 02/09/2018 5:05:38 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: taildragger
This is all DIVISIVE BS. We have ONE Congress therefore ONE Memo, not a RIGHTY-MEMO and a 'COUNTER LEFTY-MEMO'. THIS IS A BAD PRECEDENT AND TRUMP SHOULD SHOOT IT DOWN AND EXPLAIN WHY!!!!

WHAT'S THE POINT OF WINNING AN ELECTION IF THE OTHER SIDE GETS EQUAL WEIGHT? THIS IS ALL BS AND MUST BE STOPPED.

17 posted on 02/09/2018 5:06:46 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing (Get off my back for my usage of CAPS, especially you snowflake males! MAN UP!)
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To: Revel

Thank you. Hot off the presses.

That article was just updated 7 minutes ago


18 posted on 02/09/2018 5:07:13 PM PST by digger48
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To: taildragger

Confirmed.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/02/09/trump-orders-revisions-to-dems-fisa-rebuttal-memo-halting-release.html
Trump orders revisions to Dems’ FISA rebuttal memo, halting release


19 posted on 02/09/2018 5:08:25 PM PST by citizen (President Trump: He’s combined The Art of the Deal with Alinsky’s Rules For Radicals. Game over.)
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To: Revel

Looking forward to seeing how Trump uses withholding declassifying the memo to our advantage.


20 posted on 02/09/2018 5:08:58 PM PST by Jonny7797
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