Entries by Adam L Silverman

The First Round of the French National Elections are Only Hours Away

France holds the first, primary round of its national elections tomorrow. There are eleven candidates running from the extreme right to the far left. The Daily Beast‘s Christopher Dickey and Erin Salezky have the details: Let’s be just that blunt. These elections could fuck us all. They have turned into an insane gamble—Russian roulette (and […]

A Little Reminder That Good Things Still Happen and Make the World a Better Place

So this happened earlier tonight (h/t: Josh Marshall’s twitter feed): So my neighbor died. His sweet little dog sat at his side until they found him and now she needs a home. Like right now. Can you help? pic.twitter.com/23eCTWhxxi — Sara Morrison (@SaraMorrison) April 21, 2017 Her name is Noni and she is 13 years […]

Annals of Strategic Communication: The Carl Vinson Task Force Miscommunication

Joint Publication 5-0/Joint Operation Planning defines strategic communication as: Focused United States Government efforts to understand and engage key audiences to create, strengthen, or preserve conditions favorable for the advancement of United States Government interests, policies, and objectives through the use of coordinated programs, plans, themes, messages, and products synchronized with the actions of all […]

GA 6th District Jungle Primary Open Thread #2: Fulton County is Experiencing Technical Difficulties, Please Do Not Adjust Your Electronic Voting Machine…

From our onsite reporter: Fulton County is having technical difficulties. They are on the phone with tech support. I'm not joking. — Drew McCoy (@_Drew_McCoy_) April 19, 2017 Updated at 11:45 PM EDT: JUST IN: Rare data error from one of the cards means Fulton Co. will have to manually go through hundreds of cards […]

Cleveland Murder Suspect Update

Pennsylvania State Police are reporting that Steve Stephens, wanted by the Cleveland Police Department for the murder, streamed live via Facebook, of 74 year old Robert Godwin, has killed himself after being spotted by law enforcement near Erie, Pennsylvania. Steve Stephens was spotted this morning by PSP members in Erie County. After a brief pursuit, […]