Archive for June 29th, 2022

June 29th, 2022 - 10:26 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism, Religion

Will the Supreme Court destroy the rule of law?

The Supreme Court’s new conservative majority appears to be as reckless as the president who appointed them. In just the last 10 days, “the court has gutted limits on gun possession, severely weakened the wall between church and state, and taken away a right that has existed for nearly 5[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 9:23 pm § in Politics

Fake electors identified

Bogus electoral slates were signed by 84 people from 7 states. According to Raw Story, these are the names of the fake electors. For details about their backgrounds, go here. Arizona (11) Nancy Cottle, Loraine B. Pellegrino, Tyler Bowyer, Jake Hoffman, Anthony Kern, Jim Lamon, Robert Montgomery,[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 6:53 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

There’s a 1955 arrest warrant for Emmett Till woman

There was always an arrest warrant for Carolyn Bryant Donham for her role in the 14-year-old Chicago black boy’s lynching. It’s been sitting in a Mississippi courthouse since August 1955. “The arrest warrant against Donham was publicized at the time, but the Leflore county sheriff [...]

June 29th, 2022 - 5:40 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Economics, Russia

Who’s to blame for inflation?

Republicans will tell you Biden is. Mark Zandi, a respected economist (bio here), breaks it down in the chart at left. Isn’t it obvious this is all Biden’s fault? Let’s go through it item-by-item. Russian invasion of Ukraine That’s 3.5% right there, and Biden admits it contr[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 3:38 pm § in Misc.

Hershel “Woody” Williams dies

Hershel Woodrow Williams, 98, the last World War 2 Medal of Honor recipient, died Wednesday, June 29, 2022 (read story here). During the Battle of Iwo Jima, Williams used a flamethrower to destroy a series of Japanese pillboxes stalling the American advance off the landing beaches, covered only by r[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 2:14 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Who is Cassidy Hutchison?

Besides the witness who shredded the last remnants of whatever illusions of respectability and legality still clung to the Trump gang of seditionists who tried to violently overthrow our government? She’s not a lawyer. Not a Democrat agent, either. Hutchison (bio here) is 25 years old. SheR[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 11:58 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

The Trump plot in a nutshell

An article in Salon (here) sums up what we’ve learned from the Jan. 6 hearings: “In the public hearings so far, the House Select Committee on January 6 has marshaled facts in fastidious detail showing that former President Trump’s attempted coup was plotted and organized by the pre[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 11:17 am § in Politics

Florida bans rainbows

So obsessed is Gov. Ron DeSantis with banishing gay people to non-person status that rainbows are now illegal in and near Florida schools. Florida teachers also have to report gay students to the political police for being gay. “Teachers in Orange County, Florida are being told to scrape rainb[...]