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Journal Archives

Seth Meyers - Trump and Putin Meet, Melania's Yellow Gown - Monologue - 7/16/18

President Trump's Royal Protocol Breaches

Seth reveals the full list of ways President Trump broke royal protocol while visiting the Queen of England.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jul 17, 2018, 11:23 PM (0 replies)

The Daily Show: Trump Blames a Slip of the Tongue for his Putin Summit Debacle

Team Trump had 24 hours to come up with a reason why the president threw U.S. intel under the bus while standing next to Putin, and the best they could come up with was that he misspoke.

Trump Doing a Bad Thing Publicly Doesnít Make it Better - Between The Scenes

Because Trump asked Russia to hack Hillary's emails in public, itís somehow not as big a deal.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jul 17, 2018, 11:10 PM (0 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 7/16/18

Trump On Russia's Election Meddling: 'We're All To Blame'

Donald Trump was a few feet away from the man who orchestrated an attack on American democracy. So, of course, he confronted Hillary Clinton.

Finally There Is Bipartisan Agreement: Trump Blew It

It took the President of the United States siding with Russia to bring Democrats and Republicans together, for once.

Let's All Go To The Summit!

Even these movie theater concessions couldn't believe how many concessions Trump made to Putin.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jul 17, 2018, 03:55 AM (3 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump's Summit with Putin: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at President Trump meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland and delivering one of the most surreal performances by a president in modern American history.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Jul 16, 2018, 11:23 PM (2 replies)

The Daily Show: Trump's Disastrous Summit with Vladimir Putin

Trump defends Putin at a summit in Helsinki, throwing U.S. intelligence under the bus.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Jul 16, 2018, 11:20 PM (8 replies)

Go deeper: How the Russian election hacking operation worked

We knew that Russians previously targeted more than 20 states' voter registration databases, and likely targeted all 50. Now we know the complexity behind how 12 Russian military officers interfered in the U.S. elections thanks to a federal grand jury indictment released Friday.

The big picture: The information in this indictment will be vastly important for those trying to bolster election security and monitoring, and learning what to train for in basic cyber hygiene practices ó which is especially important since we know Russia is likely to try interfering again.

By the numbers

The Russian military intelligence officers targeted over 300 people associated with the DCCC, DNC, and Hillary Clinton's campaign, monitored dozens of DCCC and DNC employees, and implanted hundreds of files with malware to steal emails and other documents.

In 2015 the Russians collected emails from individuals affiliated with the Republican Party in other spearphishing operations.

Starting in June 2016, they eventually disseminated over 50,000 documents using fake online personas, including DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0, and through a web site, likely WikiLeaks. They worked through November 2016.

11 Russian military intelligence officers are charged with conspiracy to commit computer crimes, 8 counts of aggravated identity theft, conspiracy to launder money, and 2 are charged with separate conspiracy to commit computer crimes.

Much more: https://www.axios.com/the-details-on-how-the-russian-election-hacking-operation-1531524151-65e6fab7-e61e-43c7-93e4-42361590c4b1.html

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Jul 15, 2018, 05:47 AM (12 replies)

We're not the only ones who thought so!

Melania Trump's caped yellow gown at Blenheim Palace has drawn more than a few comparisons to this Disney princess


And the former model was dressed appropriately for the occasion: wearing an American designer - J.Mendel - to fly her country's fashion flag abroad. But there was something about the flowing buttercup yellow chiffon gown that looked familiar to some, drawing comparisons with Belle from Beauty and the Beast among some other fictional characters.

While some were quick to praise her commitment to making a dramatic entrance, others pointed out that it was strikingly similar to the now-iconic dress in the final scene of the Disney film.





Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Jul 15, 2018, 05:16 AM (0 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 7/13/18

Brett Kavanaugh Had The Most 'Dad' Scandal Ever

Trump's SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh is the subject of a political scandal and it's such a dad move.

Trump's Ex Lawyer Ty Cobb Caught Enjoying Punk Rock

Ex-White House attorney Ty Cobb has found a quieter, calmer place to spend his days: on the punk rock scene.

The Late Show's Uninformed Correspondent

Uninformed voters can play a large role in midterm elections. That's why the Late Show has enlisted the services of an uninformed correspondent, Robin 'Bootsie' Plunkett, to cover a campaign fundraiser for a congressional candidate.

One Week Older, Trumpnado Hits NATO

Stephen reflects on the Late Show's busy week that saw SCOTUS announcements, NATO outbursts, and a visit from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Trump's Paint Job Choices For Air Force One

Earl Chives, the world's largest plane painter, has a few design suggestions as Trump contemplates a paint job for Air Force One.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Jul 14, 2018, 03:58 AM (1 replies)

Stephen Colbert: Guest Lawrence O'Donnell Has Never Seen A Hearing As Bad As Strzok's

In all of the years host of 'The Last Word' Lawrence O'Donnell spent in politics, he never saw anything Thursday's congressional hearing for Peter Strzok.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 13, 2018, 04:01 AM (10 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 7/12/18

Red Hot Congressional Strzok Fest 2018

Describing Peter Strzok's congressional hearing as 'going off the rails' is an insult to defective trains.

Who Needs Allies When You've Got Foes Like Vladimir?

The president's trip to Europe looks like it will be mutually beneficial to Trump and his closest international allies. But enough about Putin...

Americans Should 'Keep A Low Profile' In London

The DOJ provides suggests how Americans can keep a low profile during protests against Donald Trump.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 13, 2018, 03:52 AM (2 replies)
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