Archive for March 5th, 2022

March 5th, 2022 - 10:39 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump lied at Jan. 6 rally about going to Capitol with supporters

At his January 6, 2021 rally, Trump told the crowd he’d march to the Capitol with them (watch video below). He didn’t, and never intended to. His schedule for that day, released by House investigators this week, reveals he planned in advance to return to the White House after the rally, [...]

March 5th, 2022 - 9:22 pm § in Humor, Russia

Why invaders shouldn’t take the elevator (8-second video)

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March 5th, 2022 - 3:20 pm § in Jews, Russia

Germany explains Nazis to Putin

Putin claims he invaded Ukraine to “denazify” the country. That drew hoots from the rest of the world, none more so than the Germans (read story here). When Russia’s embassy in South Africa tweeted that “Russia is fighting Nazism in Ukraine,” the Germans posted the repl[...]

March 5th, 2022 - 2:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

How to interpret Jan. 6 committee’s “criminal conspiracy” accusation

Last week, in a court filing (here), the House committee investigating the Capitol riot argued “the President and members of his Campaign engaged in a criminal conspiracy” (see story here). The news media made it a bigger deal than it is. The committee can’t indict or prosecute anyone.[...]

March 5th, 2022 - 4:48 am § in Politics

Wisconsin GOP’s election “audit” is a debacle, too

“For months, far-right conspiracy theorists have not only argued that Donald Trump won Wisconsin in 2020 — even after a count, recount, and an audit proved otherwise — they also insisted that state officials could undo the certification of Wisconsin’s election results,” MSNBC repor[...]