Trump Pats Himself On The Back, But Puerto Rico Is Still Suffering

Trump Pats Himself On The Back, But Puerto Rico Is Still Suffering

Last Thursday, President Trump gave his administration a “ten out of ten” for its handling of the hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico, However, even as Trump was patting himself and his team on the back the power grid in San Juan went down again throwing the city into darkness. Meanwhile, those living in more remotes […]

FBI director says agency couldn’t hack into nearly 7,000 encrypted devices

FBI director says agency couldn’t hack into nearly 7,000 encrypted devices

Federal agents failed to hack into 6,900 mobile devices protected by encryption, the FBI director told a police chiefs’ conference, amid heated debate over privacy and government control over cyberspace. The FBI was unable to retrieve content from more than 6,900 mobile devices, agency director Christopher Wray said on Monday at the International Association of […]

Afghan-style West Africa invasion played out in US war college drill

Afghan-style West Africa invasion played out in US war college drill

A simulation game for US war-college students prepared participants for an invasion of West Africa in response to a terrorist attack on US soil, investigative news website The Intercept reports. The hypothetical scenario involved a populist president reacting to a domestic terrorist attack by starting a war in West Africa. The war is touted as […]

Hip Hop Artist Narcy Raps About Yemen, Netflix, and Erik Prince

Hip Hop Artist Narcy Raps About Yemen, Netflix, and Erik Prince

Last week in Toronto, the Iraqi-Canadian rapper Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman joined Jeremy Scahill, Desmond Cole, and Naomi Klein for a live taping of Intercepted at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival, where he performed his new spoken word poem, “We Are on the Verge.” The last time Narcy joined Intercepted, it was to premiere the song, […]

Let’s Compare John Kelly’s Lie About Rep. Frederica Wilson With Reality

Let’s Compare John Kelly’s Lie About Rep. Frederica Wilson With Reality

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly lied on Thursday when he falsely claimed that Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., had loudly boasted about obtaining money for an FBI building in Miami during a dedication ceremony he attended in 2015. [embedded content] We know this for a fact because, on Friday, the South Florida Sun Sentinel […]

In New Ruling, Federal Judge Refuses to Erase Joe Arpaio’s Conviction

In New Ruling, Federal Judge Refuses to Erase Joe Arpaio’s Conviction

A federal judge ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio does not erase his conviction for criminal contempt of court, rejecting arguments from Arpaio and the Department of Justice to vacate all the rulings in his criminal case. “The Court found Defendant guilty of criminal contempt. The President issued the […]

Assessing U.S. Efforts to Counter Hezbollah

Assessing U.S. Efforts to Counter Hezbollah

It’s official. The war train rolls on. The pliable cesspool known as Washington, D.C., is ready to wage war against Hezbollah. What pushed D.C. aboard? The perverse confluence of pressure from the Zionist lobby, Mossad, and the U.S. war industry – all groups whose constituencies will benefit from U.S. action against Hezbollah. [embedded content] Nathan […]

Trump Seeds “Election Integrity” Commission With Voter Suppression Heroes

Trump Seeds “Election Integrity” Commission With Voter Suppression Heroes

Taking aim at a “voter fraud” epidemic conjured up with no evidence by Trump to explain his popular vote defeat, his “Election Integrity” commission’s real aim is to provide data and cover for beefed up voter restrictions, and its enormous and willful blind spot is fraud in the computerized counting of votes. by Whitney Webb […]