Monthly Archive: April 2016

One of the “audit auditors” from the citizen group …

One of the “audit auditors” from the citizen group testified in front of the Election Board committee that she witnessed shocking altercations to the hand-counted tallies from voting machines by Chicago Election Board auditors, noting that the auditors were changing final tallies in a bid to ensure the results matched the machine counts even when they were off by a significant margin. In one particularly concerning instance, the citizen group witnessed an auditor erase 21 Bernie Sanders votes and add 49 Hillary Clinton votes in order to ensure the audit matched the machine’s official count. This, according to the group,...

Allerdings müsse man den Menschen auch wieder klar machen, …

Allerdings müsse man den Menschen auch wieder klar machen, dass die Rente ein öffentliches Versicherungssystem sei, sagte Riester. Bei vielen sei der falsche Eindruck entstanden, dass der Staat denen, die lebenslang gearbeitet haben, eine anständige Rente garantieren müsse. “Was man rausbekommt, hängt vor allem von der Dauer und der Höhe der Einzahlungen ab”, stellte der frühere Arbeitsminister klar. “Die Rente ist nicht das Ergebnis einer Lebensleistung.” Diskussion um Rente und Altersvorsorge: Walter Riester rechnet ab – Politik – Tagesspiegel (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)

The secret court, over the objection of its hand-selected …

The secret court, over the objection of its hand-selected amicus, determined that once information is collected by the NSA for “foreign intelligence” purposes under section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act, that information can be searched by the FBI for regular criminal investigations without any need for a warrant or prior court oversight. Secret Court Takes Another Bite Out of the Fourth Amendment | Electronic Frontier Foundation (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)