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August 24th, 2022 - 10:44 pm § in Law and Courts

Should a domestic terrorist get leniency for turning state’s witness?

It’s a fact of life that prosecutors offer leniency to small fish in order to catch bigger fish. So far the rightwing militia plot (details here) to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, has produced jury verdicts against two ringleaders, guilty pleas by two followers, and two acq[...]

August 24th, 2022 - 6:12 pm § in Politics, Racism

GOP attack ad puts blackface on black mayor

“Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has accused a conservative super PAC of darkening her skin in a television ad meant to slam Illinois’ Democrat Governor J.B. Pritzker,” the U.K.-based tabloid Daily Mail reported on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 (read story and see video of ad here). T[...]

August 24th, 2022 - 3:54 pm § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

Why Republicans think voting fraud is rampant

I suspect people who go around sawing off catalytic converters probably install protective shields on their own cars because they’re afraid theirs will be stolen, too. Abraham Hamadeh, 31, is the GOP candidate for Arizona attorney general. He doesn’t trust elections, and for a perfectly [...]

August 24th, 2022 - 1:29 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Lady in Red

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