This Senator Is Hell-Bent on Getting Out the Truth About Trump and Russia | Mother Jones

This senator is hell-bent on getting out the truth about Trump and Russia by David Corn (Mother Jones)
Oregon Democrat Ron Wyden says the Obama administration should have released more information before the election.

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How the 'Alt-Right' Came to Dominate the Comments on Trump's Facebook Page

How the 'Alt-Right' Came to Dominate the Comments on Trump's Facebook Page by Jonathon Morgan (The Atlantic)
Over the course of the campaign, the comments left on the president’s official Facebook page increasingly employed the rhetoric of white nationalism.

David Fahrenthold tells the behind-the-scenes story of his year covering Trump | The Washington Post

David Fahrenthold tells the behind-the-scenes story of his year covering Trump by David Fahrenthold (Washington Post)
A reporter reveals how he investigated Trump’s claims on his donations to charity.

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The 45th President – 60 Minutes – CBS News

The 45th President | 60 Minutes (cbsnews.com)
President-elect Donald Trump speaks to a divided country on 60 Minutes; and, Bill Whitaker reads mail received about a story Dr. Jon LaPook reported on legalizing recreational pot. First aired 11/13/16

Interesting to see the drastic change in rhetoric with respect to that of the campiagn, though it hasn’t seemed to have held with respect to the media he’s either putting out (or not putting out).

Chris Aldrich is reading “A Facebook VR Millionaire Is Funding an Anti-Hillary Group Based on Memes”

A Facebook VR Millionaire Is Funding an Anti-Hillary Group Based on Memes by Brian Feldman (Select All)
Another Trump supporter ranks high up on Facebook’s corporate ladder.
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Chris Aldrich is reading “Hillary Clinton Blames F.B.I. Director for Election Loss”

Hillary Clinton Blames F.B.I. Director for Election Loss by Amy Chozick (nytimes.com)(Duration: P1DT23H17M10S)
Mrs. Clinton said on Saturday that the announcement by James B. Comey 11 days before the election that he had revived the inquiry into her use of a private email server caused her to lose.

Nothing brilliant or illuminating in this article, but I suppose it was something that at least needed to be said even if it doesn’t really further the conversation.

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Sir Francis Bacon smacks down Republican party front-runners

Advice for laying down the law of the land

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s I watch the unfolding of the 2016 presidential election, I find myself wondering more and more where I can register to vote for the “scientific party?”

The electorate seems to want to focus primarily (only?) on the Judeo-Christian principles upon which our country was founded. Though I have no qualm with these principles, they seem to miss the firmer and primary base upon which the country was built at the dawn of the Age of Reason.

Sir Francis Bacon, (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626), English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist and author
in the preface to Novum Organum (1620)

 

Pourbus' Francis Bacon

Read the original 1620 edition in Latin

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