Daily Show Prep: Friday, August 11


How Did the Dems’ IT Scandal Suspects Get Here?

Here is a radical proposition: The public has a right to know the immigration status and history of foreign criminal suspects. Their entrance and employment sponsorship records should not be treated like classified government secrets — especially if the public’s tax dollars subsidized their salaries.

BOOM=> New NSA Expert’s Report Says There Was “No Russian Hack” of DNC Computers – It Was a “Leak”

There was no hack of the Democratic National Committee’s system on July 5 last year—not by the Russians, not by anyone else. Hard science now demonstrates it was a leak—a download executed locally with a memory key or a similarly portable data-storage device. In short, it was an inside job by someone with access to the DNC’s system. This casts serious doubt on the initial “hack,” as alleged, that led to the very consequential publication of a large store of documents on WikiLeaks last summer.

A New Report Raises Big Questions About Last Year’s DNC Hack | The Nation

Editor’s note: After publication, the Democratic National Committee contacted The Nation with a response, writing, “U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded the Russian government hacked the DNC in an attempt to interfere in the election. Any suggestion otherwise is false and is just another conspiracy theory like those pushed by Trump and his administration. It’s unfortunate that The Nation has decided to join the conspiracy theorists to push this narrative.”

Orwellian! Google Revises Abraham Lincoln’s Political Party

This truly is Orwellian Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and was the first Republican President.

Actually, President Trump, most people do know that Lincoln was a Republican – The Washington Post

In 2012, Pew Research surveyed Americans to gauge their knowledge of our political system and asked that precise question: To what party did Lincoln belong? More than half, 55 percent, said Republican.

So, 45% had no idea? That’s hardly good news WaPo.

Google accused of burying negative Hillary Clinton stories – Washington Times

An explosive report released Thursday suggests that Google manipulated its search engine to boost Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton by burying unflattering stories about her.

Hour 2

Disarmament | Daily Snap | Yale Alumni Magazine

Looks Like We’ll Have To Wait A While Lo | The Daily Caller

As the Google company has taught us this week, men and women are completely the same in every way. There is absolutely no difference whatsoever between the two sexes, and saying otherwise is a firing offense.* That’s why it’s great that the U.S. Navy has finally started allowing women to join their Sea, Air, and Land Teams. Now they just need to make it easier for those gals to keep up.

Some Of Your Favorite Snacks From Trader Joe’s Are Made By Big Name Brands

Eater writer Vance Dixon utilized Freedom of Information Act requests to obtain recalls by the Food and Drug Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture on which named Trader Joe’s in the last 10 years. Dixon discovered that recalls of certain snack foods made by dozens of big name brands also affected the same kinds of snacks under the Trader Joe’s brand.

Hillary’s Pastor Compared Election Loss | The Daily Caller

The pastor for failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton compared her loss in the 2016 election to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ in an email sent to the Democratic leader.

Hour 3

The First Slave

Johnson ultimately won the case, and not only did he get his servant back, but Casor became Johnson’s slave for life as Johnson had said he was.  This officially made Johnson the first legal slave owner in the British colonies that would eventually become the United States. (There were other slaves before this in the Americas, many actually, just not ones that were legal in the British colonies under common law).