#2016 Election

Pawhuska Journal

Piper says he'll run for District 1 commissioner

Dr. Everett Piper, who retired in 2019 from the presidency of Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville after nearly 17 years, announced Monday in Pawhuska that he intends to run next year for the post of District 1 county commissioner for Osage County. In addition to his career in higher education,...
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Facebook's latest scandal is a reminder that it's past time to delete our accounts

The case for deleting our Facebook accounts (that means Instagram, too) seems to grow stronger with each passing day. Increasingly, what may seem and feel like an organic social experience for users has — over several years — proven to be a carefully coordinated experiment for Facebook executives, with worrying and sometimes harmful results.

DC mini protest refutes the left’s latest big lie

Propaganda is founded on creating selective hyperbolic narratives – including lies – to persuade. We saw the latest example of this in the lead-up and reaction to the itsy-bitsy peaceful protest – if you can even call it that — on the Capitol grounds in Washington recently. Whatever one may...

SM Business Executive Pleads Guilty in Conduit Campaign Contribution Case

A Santa Monica business executive pleaded guilty on Thursday to a federal charge of conspiring to make and conceal conduit and excessive campaign contributions during the U.S. presidential election in 2016 and thereafter, court officials said. AdvertisementStevan Hill, 70, of Santa Monica, conspired with his business associate, Ahmad "Andy" Khawaja,...

My Turn: Help to depolarize America

We are seeking eight area conservative-leaning (Red) and eight liberal-leaning (Blue) area residents committed to de-polarizing today’s political process to participate in two half-day Red/Blue dialogue workshops on Saturday, Oct. 23 and 30. The Zoom workshops will be conducted by the Greenfield and Pioneer Valley Braver Angels Alliances. We are...

Texas Election Audit: A State Investigating County 2020 Results

Authorities did not explain why they audited the results in the Colin, Dallas, Harris, and Talent counties. Texas Tribune-Texas Secretary of State announced late Thursday that it had begun a “full forensic audit” of the 2020 general elections in four Texas counties: Colin, Dallas, Harris, and Tarant. However, a statement from the agency did not explain what prompted the move.

Biden Security Adviser Jake Sullivan Tied to Alleged 2016 Clinton Scheme to Co-Opt the CIA and FBI to Tar Trump

White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan figures prominently in a grand jury investigation run by Special Counsel John Durham into an alleged 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign scheme to use both the FBI and CIA to tar Donald Trump as a colluder with Russia, according to people familiar with the criminal probe, which they say has broadened into a conspiracy case.
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Therra Gwyn Jaramillo

April 15 is a curiously fraught day in American history. In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln breathed his last at 7:22 a.m., and Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, who adored the president, said, “Now he belongs to the ages.” In 1912, the British passenger liner RMS Titanic sank at 2:20 a.m. after hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic.

In Milwaukee Visit, Stacey Abrams Talks the Future of Progressive Organizing

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and voting rights activist visits Wisconsin on a speaking tour. Democratic political organizer and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams spoke to an audience of several hundred inside Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater Wednesday evening, discussing her Wisconsin roots and vision for the future of progressive organizing. The...

Forget Facebook Destroying Democracy. Mark Zuckerberg Is Worried About His Surfboard.

Unraveling viral disinformation and explaining where it came from, the harm it's causing, and what we should do about it. After weeks of devastating scandals that rocked Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has finally spoken out publicly. But rather than addressing the multitude of issues facing his trillion-dollar company, the billionaire CEO instead griped about a report that misidentified his surfboard.