3 ISPs Have Spent $572 Million to Kill Net Neutrality Since 2008

This is a fight we must win if we want a free and democratic internet:

A study by Maplight indicates that for every one comment submitted to the FCC on net neutrality (and there have been roughly 5 million so far), the telecom industry has spent $100 in lobbying to crush the open internet. The group found that Comcast, AT&T, Verizon and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) have spent $572 million on attempts to influence the FCC and other government agencies since 2008.

Clay Aiken shares jaw-dropping secrets about Donald Trump from the ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

His whole life is a scam:

Clay Aiken is spilling behind-the-scenes secrets about Donald Trump from his time on the “Celebrity Apprentice.”

The former “American Idol” runner-up was recently interviewed on the podcast “Domecast,” where he revealed that Trump actually didn’t decide who he yelled “you’re fired!” at.

Donald Trump Wants ‘Apprentice’ Sexual Assault Case Dropped Because He’s President

Because the president can do whatever he wants:

Donald Trump has claimed a defamation lawsuit over sexual assault allegations brought against him by a former contestant on “The Apprentice” cannot proceed because he is currently serving as president.

Trump attorney Marc Kasowitz submitted a court filing on Friday formally requesting a New York judge halt the suit brought by Summer Zervos in January.

The restaurateur and former reality show contestant says the current president kissed and groped her in a hotel room in 2007 after extending to her an invitation to dinner, which Trump has denied. In her suit, Zervos claims that Trump’s response constitutes defamation.

Donald Trump Jr. Just Tweeted Out Pretty Clear Evidence That He Broke The Law, Experts Say

The Trumps make the Watergate plumbers look like geniuses:

Donald Trump Jr. released emails on Tuesday that offer pretty direct evidence that he broke campaign finance law, according to campaign experts.

It is illegal to solicit, accept or receive contributions and donations ― which includes things of value such as opposition research ― from foreign nationals.

In an email chain titled “Russia – Clinton – private and confidential,” Trump Jr., who is President Donald Trump’s son, wrote that he’d “love” to have documents that an intermediary said “would incriminate Hillary [Clinton] and her dealings with Russia.” The intermediary described the documents as “very high level and sensitive information” that was “part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.”

Rick Hasen, an expert in campaign finance law, wrote that it was “hard to see how there is not a serious case here of solicitation.”