Archive for July 1st, 2022

July 1st, 2022 - 9:17 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Update: Judge orders $100K bail for Pierce Co. sheriff still harassing black newspaper carrier

In May a lawyer for a black newspaper carrier victimized by Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer (photo, left) obtained an anti-harassment order against him (see story here), but Troyer allegedly violated the order on “multiple occasions,” and now a judge has ordered him to post $100,000 bail[...]

July 1st, 2022 - 6:26 pm § in Politics

Why do Republicans lie so much?

Four Republicans are running for Arizona governor, and three of them claimed the 2020 election was stolen in a debate on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 (read story here). The other refused to say whether she would’ve certified the election if she were governor. In Arizona, the ballots were officiall[...]

July 1st, 2022 - 1:15 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

A very brief primer on hearsay

After Cassidy Hutchinson’s sensational testimony on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Trump and his defenders badly want to discredit her, and they’re throwing everything they can think of at the wall, hoping something will stick. “One of the common themes of the smear campaign [against her][...]