While we wait to see if and when the Senate will pass (and president will sign) Bill “H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017”, which was passed by the House at the end of November with an overwhelming majority and which seeks to crack down on websites suspected of conducting Russian propaganda and calling for the US government to “counter active measures by Russia to exert covert influence … carried out in coordination with, or at the behest of, political leaders or the security services of the Russian Federation and the role of the Russian Federation has been hidden or not acknowledged publicly,” another, perhaps even more dangerous and limiting to civil rights and freedom of speech bill passed on December 8.
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Time For Truth: (Zero Hedge) – Senate Quietly Passes The "Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act"
Tony Blair is hunting for a new office near Westminster as he plots a return to frontline politics to influence the Government’s approach to Brexit.
The former prime minister believes the Tories are ‘screwing up Brexit’ and views Jeremy Corbyn is ‘a nutter,’ according to a source who has spoken to Mr Blair.
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Time For Truth: (Daily Mail) – Blair Is Back! Former PM Announces He Is 'Returning To British Politics
The Media Research Center (MRC) announces the findings of a new post-election poll on what actual voters thought about the media’s influence on the 2016 presidential race. The MRC/YouGov poll was conducted on November 9 and 10.
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Time For Truth: (News Busters) – 7 in 10 (69%) Voters do not believe the news media are honest and truthful
Facing criticism that fake news on Facebook aided the rise of Donald Trump, founder Mark Zuckerberg has strongly defended his network.
Speaking on stage at Techonomy, a technology conference in California, Mr Zuckerberg said Facebook should not be held responsible.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – 'Crazy' to say Facebook helped Trump win - Zuckerberg
Donald Trump’s success or failure as the next US president will largely depend on his ability to keep his independence from the “shadow government” and elite structures that shaped the policies of previous administrations, former presidential candidate Ron Paul told RT.
Trump, 70, enters the US presidency a political virgin, whose policies will be shaped by advice offered by his political cabinet.
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Time For Truth: (Russia Today) – Ron Paul: Trump Should Resist Neocon & Shadow Gov’t Influence