http://ift.tt/2fVn0PK Bernie Sanders: Carrier just showed corporations how to beat Donald Trump
Trump’s lies have a purpose. They are an assault on democracy.
I’ve been fascinated and appalled by the way we rewrite history recently. One such example: Giuliani and 9/11. [Context] | A Fate Worse Than Bush, by Kevin Baker | Harper’s Magazine
This is an interview with a computer science expert; the headline should read “experts”, not “people”. People are saying the election was rigged against Hillary. Here’s how that would work
The Germans are preparing to counter and defeat electoral subversion we were unable to prevent and to which we fell victim. When you see that they are preparing to prevent what happened to us it gets a bit harder to sweep under the rug or forget that this really did happen to us.
Don’t Forget It Happened
The Constitution lets the electoral college choose the winner. They should choose Clinton.
Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say
Trump changed everything. Now everything counts | Barbara Kingsolver
OK, this would be one hell of a lawsuit. But the point is solid: if the electoral college is sacrosanct because it’s in the Constitution, why not the emoluments clause?
Former Bush Counsel: Electoral College Can’t Vote For Trump if He’s in Violation of Constitution
His Election That November Came as a Surprise …
A computer scientist involved in the approach to HRC asking her to contest.
“I believe the most likely explanation is that the polls were systematically wrong, rather than that the election was hacked. But I don’t believe that either one of these seemingly unlikely explanations is overwhelmingly more likely than the other. The only way to know whether a cyberattack changed the result is to closely examine the available physical evidence — paper ballots and voting equipment in critical states like Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, nobody is ever going to examine that evidence unless candidates in those states act now, in the next several days, to petition for recounts.” Want to Know if the Election was Hacked? Look at the Ballots
“The group, which includes voting-rights attorney John Bonifaz and J. Alex Halderman, the director of the University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society, believes they’ve found persuasive evidence that results in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania may have been manipulated or hacked. The group is so far not speaking on the record about their findings and is focused on lobbying the Clinton team in private.” Activists Urge Clinton Campaign to Challenge Election Results in 3 Swing States
Daniel Radosh on Twitter
Four actions a week to oppose Trump. Home
Given that I am heartbroken, exhausted, and required to triple my activist efforts, the obvious place to conserve my compassionate energy is to cease to give a flying monkey fuck about these people.
In Depressed Rural Kentucky, Worries Mount Over Medicaid Cutbacks
Reminder: in a kakistocracy, even good things will be pursued in the worst possible and most incompetent manner.
Trump’s big infrastructure plan? It’s a trap.
The argument in favor of auditing the vote, and what we don’t know about the election we just had:
A Truly Fancy Bear:
Ladies and gentlemen, your CIA:
Spencer Ackerman on Twitter
The House Oversight Committee, which can require financial transparency in the Trump administration, has a full mailbox and is not accepting messages.
How do I know? Because I just fucking called them at 202-225-5074. You should do the same, repeatedly, until you get through.
U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
And in today’s “holy fuck” news, turns out I know two of PA’s GOP electors.
Here are the people who will cast the formal vote for president next month