Why Gerrymandering Favors Republicans (Reader Steve)
Hint: it’s a mix of history, geography, and segregation.
Trump Loses on Syria Withdrawal (Dan)
While Trump said he wanted to “bring the troops home,” his advisors on Syria convinced him otherwise.
US Suspects Listening Devices in Washington (Reader Steve)
The US government admits that foreign spies and criminals may be listening in to mobile devices around Washington.
US Troops Guarding Mexico Border Has Precedent (Dan)
Though he may be sending the largest amount, Donald Trump is not the first president to send National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border.
John Kiriakou Delivers Message to Ecuador on Behalf of Assange (Jimmy)
The author writes, “CIA whistleblower and member of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) John Kiriakou personally delivered a letter to the Ecuadorian embassy in Washington, DC, which was addressed to Ecuadorian Ambassador, Francisco Jose Borja Cevallos. The document calls for the immediate restoration of communications for Wikileaks Editor-In-Chief Julian Assange.”