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am_Unition  ·  1309 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Cambridge Analytica used "bribes and Ukrainian sex workers."

This is truly incredible.

Russia be damned, if these guys end up testifying to Mueller about tactics negotiated with the Trump campaign, that's gonna ensnare a boatload of people currently in the White House.

Meanwhile, in dumbfuck circusville, Top Russia probe Republican: 'No intention' of calling Cambridge Analytica officials back.

Help us Obi-wan Mueller, you're our only hope. At least, until January of 2019.

b_b  ·  1309 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Help us Obi-wan Mueller, you're our only hope.

The shitty thing about relying on Mueller is that Mueller's mandate isn't to investigate what happened. His mandate is to investigate if any crimes occurred and if so, to prosecute those responsible. There are probably a lot of nefarious things that happened that don't reach the level of prosecutable. Those things are not things Mueller is likely to inform the public about. Those are things that it should be up to Congress to inform the public about. When Schiff is the new chair of the intelligence committee, he needs to start subpoenaing motherfuckers with reckless abandon, and then have as many people as possible testify in open sessions. We have a right to know what happened, and that's the only way we'll ever find out. The only things that should be off limits from public view are sources and methods interviews from intelligence gatherers.

ixnar  ·  1308 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Help us Obi-wan Mueller, you're our only hope

Isn't he one of the guys that lied you into the iraq war? I find this snoop cuddling quite worrying

b_b  ·  1308 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah that was kind of the point of hiring him. He has the kind of conservative cred that you can only get by advocating for an illegal war and then never getting held to account for it. Initially all the conservatives were lauding the appointment, because they couldn't scream about partisanship. That's what makes it all the more bizarre that they gaslighted the American public into somehow taking seriously claims that he's part of a vast liberal or "deep state" (a pure bullshit conspiracy theorist term) conspiracy.

kleinbl00  ·  1309 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Head of Security gave up the theater.

    Mr. Stamos said he would leave Facebook but was persuaded to stay through August to oversee the transition of his responsibilities and because executives thought his departure would look bad, the people said. He has been overseeing the transfer of his security team to Facebook’s product and infrastructure divisions. His group, which once had 120 people, now has three, the current and former employees said.