November 3, 2016

Alabama’s secretary of state reportedly says, during discussion of automatic voter registration, that people who are “too sorry or lazy” to register to vote “don’t deserve that privilege”.   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/john-merrill-alabama_us_581a4760e4b0c43e6c1dbadd

House Homeland Security Committee chairman reportedly says that if Hillary Clinton is indicted for government email-related offenses and is elected, “…the House of Representatives would engage in an impeachment trial”.   https://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/clinton-could-be-impeached-if-elected

Assistant Attorney General Kadzik allegedly sent Clinton campaign chairman Podesta a private “heads up” email about Clinton email investigation.  http://hotair.com/archives/2016/11/02/peter-kadzik-gave-john-podesta-heads-clinton-email-developments-doj/

“Vote Trump” reportedly spray-painted on burned black church in Mississippi.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/miss-fire-chief-blaze-at-african-american-church-was-arson/2016/11/02/49b966a8-a15a-11e6-8864-6f892cad0865_story.html

11 year-old with facial nerve damage in Ohio commits suicide after being bullied at school.  http://wric.com/2016/11/02/11-year-old-cancer-survivor-takes-own-life-in-ohio-because-of-bullying/

President Obama criticizes FBI director for informing Congress of investigation into possible State Department emails on Anthony Weiner’s computer.   http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/03/us/politics/obama-james-comey-fbi-hillary-clinton.html

Jill Stein asks voters for 5% of the vote so the Green Party can have ballot access without petitioning and receive federal election funding.   http://www.cnbc.com/2016/10/27/why-5-for-the-green-party-is-a-win-for-america-jill-stein-commentary.html

Human Rights Watch says hundreds of people in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates have been arrested for social media comments.   https://theintercept.com/2016/11/01/report-arab-gulf-states-are-surveiling-imprisoning-and-silencing-activists-for-social-media-posts/

New York police allegedly still engaging in “stop and frisk” of minorities despite court ruling.   http://www.rawstory.com/2016/11/its-still-happening-nypd-plainclothes-cop-stops-and-frisks-black-teen-for-standing-on-sidewalk/

Woman has baby in her car in the parking lot of a Florida hospital, allegedly still charged the full $7,000 fee for delivery.   http://www.rawstory.com/2016/11/florida-mom-delivers-baby-in-car-but-hospital-charges-full-delivery-fee-of-7000/

Defense officials say another $530 million needed to bring F-35 fighter up to specs, in addition to the $55 billion already spent.   https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-02/lockheed-s-f-35-said-to-need-500-million-more-for-development

Vietnamese blogger reportedly arrested for posting information critical of the government.   https://www.yahoo.com/news/vietnam-police-arrest-anti-government-blogger-172450257.html

Amnesty International evicted from its Moscow office, city claims rent was not being paid.   http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-amnesty-office-idUSKBN12X0ZF

Accusations of abuse against suspected IS supporters and their relatives by Iraqi militias in captured areas around Mosul.   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/11/02/iraqi-militias-lock-civilians-in-cages-and-strap-them-to-car-bon/

President Obama says Dakota Access pipeline may be rerouted to resolve dispute.   http://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/2/headlines/obama_army_corps_considering_rerouting_dakota_access_pipeline

Interview with Birgitta Jónsdóttir, co-founder of Iceland’s “anarchist” Pirate Party.  http://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/1/meet_birgitta_jonsdottir_the_ex_wikileaks

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November 3, 2016

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