Tag Archives: WikiLeaks

Trump Slams NYT Over Russia Reports

Politico reports: Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Times early Wednesday morning over the newspaper’s reporting appearing to show that the Russian government is trying to impact the presidential election in his favor. “Funny how the failing @nytimes is pushing Dems narrative that Russia is working for me because Putin said ‘Trump is a genius. America 1st!” Trump …

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PHILADELPHIA: Bernie Sanders Booed By Own Supporters For Saying “Vote For Hillary” [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders booed today as the former Democratic presidential contender told them, “We must elect Hillary Clinton.” He was appearing for the first time this week in Philadelphia, where the Democratic National Convention is set to kick off later today. Addressing a group of his delegates, he spoke broadly about his accomplishments during the …

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Hundreds Of Bernie Sanders Backers Chant “Fuck You Debbie” As They March On Convention [VIDEO]

At this writing hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Bernie Sanders supporters are marching on the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Buzzfeed’s Jim Dalrymple is with them and as you’ll see from his video below, they are chanting “Fuck you, Debbie!” I witnessed a similar scene inside the convention hall earlier today, when hundreds were chanting “Feel the Bern!” and “No more election fraud!” …

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DWS Gives Up Her Convention Gavel

From Schultz’s hometown Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel: Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, won’t gavel her party’s national convention to order on Monday afternoon. In a brief phone conversation with the Sun Sentinel, she said: “I have decided that in the interest of making sure that we can start the Democratic convention on a high …

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PHILADELPHIA: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Booed And Cheered At Florida Delegates Event [VIDEO]

This morning soon-to-be former Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was met with a decidedly mixed reception as she attempted to address her home state delegation at the DNC. Watch below. Many delegates cheered Schultz loudly but a large contingent, presumably supporters of Bernie Sanders, waved “E-MAILS” signs and jeered Schultz throughout her brief speech.

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Resign

I’m a little late to this story due to being out at a couple of homo DNC events here in Philadelphia. CNN reports: Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she is stepping down as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee at the end of the party’s convention, which is set to begin here Monday. The Florida congresswoman’s resignation — under heavy …

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Trump Campaign: Leaked Emails Prove Democrats Rigged The System Against Bernie Sanders [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign chairman said Sunday that the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) leaked emails show the party favored presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton from the start. “What’s in those emails show it was clearly a rigged system,” Paul Manafort said on ABC’s “This Week.” “Bernie Sanders never had a chance, and frankly, I think …

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Bernie Sanders: Schultz Must Step Down [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Jake Tapper asked Sanders for his reaction to those emails. Sanders said, “It’s outrageous, but it is not a great shock to me… It’s what we talked about six months ago.” He firmly insisted that he’s not an atheist, but made it abundantly clear that this changes nothing and he’s still committed to helping Hillary Clinton defeat Donald …

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Wikileaks: Hillary Clinton Stole Our Logo

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Snowden Applauds Chelsea Manning

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Chelsea Manning Granted Name Change

Chelsea Manning is now legally Chelsea Manning. A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning. The former intelligence analyst is serving a 35-year prison sentence for passing classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Manning is …

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Senate Committee Passes Media Shield Bill That Excludes Some Digital Journalists

Yesterday the Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill that will protect journalists from being forced to testify about their work. But there’s something of a catch. The new legal protections will not extend to the controversial online website Wikileaks and others whose principal work involves disclosing “primary-source documents … without authorization.” Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) insisted on limiting the legal …

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Mixed Verdicts For Bradley Manning

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Edward Snowden Flees To Moscow

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has helped NSA leaker Edward Snowden get out of Hong Kong.  But he apparently won’t be in Moscow for very long: Edward Snowden left for Moscow on Sunday and his final destination may be Cuba, Ecuador, Iceland or Venezuela, according to various reports. The move is bound to infuriate Washington, wherever he ends up. “It’s a …

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LGBT Military Family Group Denounces San Francisco Pride, Others Call For Boycott
>>>UPDATE: SF Pride Cancels Bradley Manning As Grand Marshal

The support group for military LGBT families has denounced San Francisco Pride for naming imprisoned WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning as one of this year’s grand marshals. Via press release: “Manning’s blatant disregard for the safety of our service members and the security of our nation should not be praised,” said Stephen Peters, president of AMPA. “The LGBT military community is …

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SF Pride Grand Marshal: Bradley Manning

Imprisoned WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning has been named one of this year’s grand marshals for San Francisco Pride. Pride’s electoral college, which is made up of former grand marshals, has selected Army Private First Class Bradley Manning as its choice for grand marshal. Manning has admitted to leaking 700,000 classified U.S. government documents to WikiLeaks and is facing court-martial. He …

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