Archive for January 19th, 2022

January 19th, 2022 - 10:46 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Giuliani and Trump campaign were behind organized scheme to install fake electors

The media previously reported on a scheme to replace legitimate Biden electors with fake Trump electors. On January 20, 2022, CNN reported (here) that this scheme was organized and run by Rudy Guiliani and Trump campaign officials, who “were far more involved than previously known,” and [...]

January 19th, 2022 - 6:54 pm § in Law and Courts

Portland police training

Portland, Oregon, has one of America’s most violent police departments. This image, discovered by a city employee, was part of a PowerPoint training presentation. Police are supposed to be apolitical public servants; if they’re going to beat up protesters, they should beat them up equall[...]

January 19th, 2022 - 5:15 pm § in Democrats, Politics

Tweet gone bad

Be careful what you ask for. (Ron Johnson is the ultra-partisan GOP senator from Wisconsin who described Capitol rioters as “tourists.”) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 19th, 2022 - 2:53 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

The difference between sedition and protest

Last week, federal prosecutors filed sedition conspiracy charges against 11 members of the Oath Keepers, including its leader. Oath Keepers is a rightwing armed militia group that participated in the Capitol riot intending to block certification of Biden’s election victory. Additional court fi[...]

January 19th, 2022 - 4:32 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

NY probe finds evidence of fraud in Trump’s businesses

New York’s attorney general, who is conducting a civil probe of the Trump Organization, says there is “significant evidence” that Trump’s company “used fraudulent and misleading asset valuations on multiple properties to obtain … loans, insurance coverage, and tax[...]