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Online Ad Campaign Bill would require more disclosures for digital ads

It’s been a long time coming.  Television and radio stations have had to live up to often onerous regulations on political advertising.  From requiring identification on funding, how large and prominent certain disclosures are, and maintaining online political files showing who bought what, where it ran, and how much they paid.  426 more words

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Colonialism/Racism Explain U.S. Ignoring Puerto Rico

US senator, 1898: Puerto Ricans can’t govern themselves. President Trump, 2017: They “want everything done for them.” A report by Carrie Gibson for Vox. As Puerto Ricans face a crisis of unimaginab… 14 more words

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Russian Probe Continues as Senate Intelligence Committee Searches for Hints of Collusion

Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) stated that the Intelligence Committee is continuing to search for any hint of evidence they could find.

The Intelligence Committee’s report clearly discusses Russia’s role in attempting to undermine the 2016 Presidential Election. 105 more words

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Senator Endorses Intel on Russia (Except the Part About Trump)

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s update on Kremlin interference wasn’t much of an update.

By Eli Lake

Bloomberg

October 4, 2017, 3:10 PM EDT 551 more words

The Mystery of the Russia-gate Puppies

By Robert Parry | Consortium News | October 4, 2017

What is perhaps most unprofessional, unethical and even immoral about the U.S. mainstream media’s coverage of Russia-gate is how all the stories start with the conclusion – “Russia bad” – and then make whatever shards of information exist fit the preordained narrative.

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Russian-linked Accounts Bought $270,000 of Twitter Ads During Election 

First, it was all about Facebook and how the Russians used it, but wait, Twitter was part of this propaganda master plan as well. Perhaps the sworn enemies of capitalism know how our system works better than we do? 381 more words

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