Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Appeals Court Rejects Strict North Carolina Voting Law

A federal appeals court on Friday struck down the heart of a North Carolina voting law seen as the strictest in the nation, finding that Republican lawmakers intentionally discriminated against African-Americans when they passed it. A divided 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that the measure’s provisions “target African-Americans with almost surgical precision.” The…

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Russia and other states could hack the US election by attacking voting machines

As we’ve said before, voting machines are in fact hackable. They can be hacked by unsophisticated means, and if you add in Russian hackers who are by all intents and purposes, extremely sophisticated, these machines are probably very vulnerable to being hacked. More from BoingBoing.net: It’s been more than 16 years since faulty voting machine…

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Electronic Vote Rigging In California: Mainstream Media Silent

The 2016 election is so crucial to America’s future, it appears Democratic Party operatives are willing to break every election rule and law in order to win. California’s June 7 Primary election was tainted by rigged voting machines, forced party affiliation changes of long-time voters, and voter purges of newly registered voters. Since June, the…

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Voter ID lawsuits sowing confusion

Just 15 weeks before Election Day, lawsuits in nine states are raising the possibility that voters in crucial battlegrounds will face confusion over how and when to cast their ballots. The lawsuits, mostly brought by civil rights groups, take aim at the flurry of election laws recently put in place by states, including requirements that…

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US officials warned DNC of hack months before the party acted

Yes, and ProtectOurElections has been warning of this for years. Last few months we have raised the alarm about hacking the elections, and now he we are at the root of the problem. Can elections be hacked? Yes they can.. Federal investigators tried to warn the Democratic National Committee about a potential intrusion in their…

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The Class Inversion of American Politics Accelerates

Donald Trump’s Republicans are becoming the party of blue-collar white voters, as college-educated white voters slip away. The reshaping of the two parties’ coalitions under the blast-force pressure of Donald Trump’s iconoclastic candidacy may reach unprecedented heights in 2016, the first polls released after the GOP convention suggest. National surveys released on Monday by CBS…

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After Volatile Day Of Polling, Clinton Still Has The Electoral College Advantage

Some post-RNC national polls show Trump leading or tied with Hillary Clinton. A new electoral projection shows that Clinton still has the long-term advantage. This is a volatile time when it comes to public opinion polling. A CNN/ORC survey released early on Monday has Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton by three points in a head-to-head match-up….

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Susan Sarandon: Nixon Was Impeached Over DNC Break In

Susan Sarandon has blasted officials over their tepid response to a foreign government being behind the recent DNC hacks, claiming that Nixon was removed from office over Watergate, yet no one is seemingly in charge of the henhouse concerning the DNC hacks. Compared to Watergate, today’s release of the DNC hacks compare exactly to the…

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It’s Official: Hillary Clinton Is Running Against Vladimir Putin

In a great story from The Atlantic, it appears that Hillary Clinton is actually running against Vladimir Putin instead of Donald Trump. Putin connections to Paul Manafort, who is the Trump campaign manager, have recently surfaced yet again showing that having Manafort as Trump campaign manager actually means that Putin is running Trump’s campaign. More…

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Democrats Get Serious About Voting Rights

The Democrats are going on the offensive to make voting easier. Thedraft language in the party’s 2016 platform is much stronger than it was in 2012, and that’s mostly good for democracy. The party’s shift from its defensive crouch started in the states, with the adoption of automatic-voter registration rules in Oregon, California, West Virginia, Connecticut, Vermont and…

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