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CIA "Concludes" Russia Meddled in US Election, Keeps Evidence Secret


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CIA "Concludes" Russia Meddled in US Election, Keeps Evidence Secret

Nadia Prupis, staff writer


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Jill Stein: Green Party and the Recount!!!!!!
Why is no one else stepping up to the plate? Let's look at our current system before we start blaming external players. Why is there not outrage for more recounts...more outrage for the Trump Org for blocking the recounts.....Where is the DNC and Hillary? Why are there not more people demanding a recount.
Talk about NORMALIZING THE ELECTION.... We have a rigged economy, rigged elections and a rigged presidential outcome...... How can anyone accept this.... Glad that my passport is up to date.


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We need to remain skeptical; but I can tell you for a fact, after reading many Russian blogs that for some unknown reason by me, all seem to love Trump. So there may be something to the allegations that Russia meddled in the last election. Also, the Russians that I read, all despised HRC.


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Friday the White House announced Obama had ordered a thorough investigation of Russian influence in American elections. Within hours the CIA leaked memos to the Washington Post and NY Times concluding that "Russia meddled in the U.S. election to help President-elect Donald Trump win".

Remarkable how rapidly the CIA conducted that "thorough investigation".

Remarkable too that someone leaked the results. Shouldn't they go to prison for that?


#5

Ladies and gentlemen, the 'fasten seatbelts' sign has been turned on...


#7

Yes, and maybe the NAACP could step in. I believe large swaths of African-American votes are not being counted or the process of voting severely discouraged.


#8

Darkly hilarious and equally troubling.

From The Guardian:
FBI covered up Russian influence on Trump's election win, Harry Reid claims

The FBI covered up information about Russia seeking to tip the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump’s favour, a senior Democrat claimed on Saturday, after reports emerged about spy agencies’ investigations into hacks of US political parties.

Harry Reid, outgoing Senate minority leader, compared FBI director James Comey to the agency’s notorious founder, J Edgar Hoover, and called for his resignation.

A secret CIA analysis found that people with connections to the Russian government provided emails, hacked from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, to the whistleblower website WikiLeaks in the final months of the election, according to a Washington Post report published late Friday.

“The FBI had this material for a long time but Comey, who is of course a Republican, refused to divulge specific information about Russia and the presidental election,” Reid told MSNBC on Saturday. Comey testified to Congress in July that he was no longer a registered Republican, though he belonged to the party most of his life.

“Everyone should know WikiLeaks was involved from the very beginning,” Reid continued. “They leaked the information as if it was run by one of the great political operatives in America when in fact it was run by the political operatives in Russia.

“Russia has a pretty good way of cheating. Look at what they did with athletes,” he added, alluding to the long-running doping scandal of Russian Olympic athletes.

Pressed on whether he believed Comey had information on Russia’s influence and sat on it, Reid replied: “That’s right, that is true.”

“I am so disappointed in Comey. He has let the country down for partisan purposes and that’s why I call him the new J Edgar Hoover, because I believe that,” Reid added, calling for the director’s resignation.

“I think he should be investigated by the Senate. He should be investigated by other agencies of the government including the security agencies because if ever there was a matter of security it’s this … I don’t think any of us understood how partisan Comey was.”


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Isn't that because of Nuland/Kagan/Clinton meddling in the Crimea area? And, the Syrian debacle. Benefitting Likudites and Saudi regional interests? Wasn't Putin extremely worried about protecting his SW border from CIA-led front groups causing havoc, like the Chechen separatists have, in Russian cities? I think I'm going to need a bigger scorecard just to keep track of The Big Game, here. McCarthy witch hunts and crazy elections; all we need now is a calvary charge to put the cherry on top of the cake of 2016: Crazy Train Edition, of course.


#13

Kaganites & Nulandites were behind the WaPo article smearing news websites like Truthout and ConsortiumNews, right? All based on " unknown unknowns " and worse, right?


#14

Don, I actually agree with you but I would add, the issue of whether of not Russia was leaking emails to harm Clinton is far less important then what those emails actually revealed--rampant corruption. Also, the behavior of Russia does not explain why the US media gave Trump billions in media exposure and covered for Clinton throughout the election cycle. This is what warrants outrage--the criminal behavior of our politicians and the malfeasance of the mainstream media. I really do not care where the leaks came from. I care about what they showed.


#15

To me, the CIA's allegations are entirely credible. After all, considering their own immense experience in rigging elections in other countries, they must know how to spot it when it happens here.


#16

It's just so bizarre. Our politicians and officials in government institutions somehow think most of the
American people actually believe them. Mosquitos are more popular.


#17

You may be right but it is not important what their motivations were. The content matters more because it is within our authority to demand that criminal behavior by our government be brought to an end and the perpetrators prosecuted. The fact that we, as a nation, do not understand that, means that someone like Trump can run amok and there is no longer the will or precedent to prosecute his coming crime spree. That is why it matters more what WE do, than what Russia does.


#19

Establishment politicians, military contractors and oil companies, along with all the other greedy buffoons our system propagates are desperate for us to believe in the great Russian boogeyman.


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Let's prosecute the snitch and not the criminals. That's what our government and the media are saying. How dare the Russian's meddle in our corrupt government and media! And hey, why not, raise the specter of WW III if it gets them off the hook?

The fact that most Americans can not see through this is pathetic.


#22

In a nut shell, let's not risk WW III just to protect our criminal politicians.


#26

Especially because they're always so honest and truthful in their public declarations.


#27

Yes, I agree. Nice reply..thanks.


#28

your the ashole for calling out people that have a different view than you.