Posts Tagged ‘2020 Election’

March 18th, 2023 - 2:37 am § in Politics, Republicans

They can believe whatever they like, but they can’t have our elections

America is a free country where people, if they wish, can believe the earth is 6,000 years old (or flat, if they prefer), climate change is a hoax, and elephants fly. They can also believe rigged voting machines stole the 2020 election from Trump and all the other lies Fox puts on the air to [&helli[...]

March 17th, 2023 - 1:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Zip-tie rioter gets measly 2 years

Larry Brock, 55, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel from Texas, is one of two Capitol rioters seen with zip-tie handcuffs in the Senate chamber during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. (See photo at left.) He entered the Capitol Building decked out in combat gear. On Friday, March 17, 2023, a fede[...]

March 12th, 2023 - 11:49 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Pence didn’t suddenly find religion

Ex-vice president Mike Pence is finally criticizing Trump. You know, Trump, the guy who incited a mob to chant “hang Mike Pence!” On Saturday, March 11, 2023, Pence declaimed, ““President Trump was wrong, I had no right to overturn the election. And his reckless words endangered [...]

March 9th, 2023 - 12:46 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics, Republicans

Trump election lawyer censured

Colorado lawyer Jenna Ellis was a member of the “elite strike force team” of lawyers led by Rudy Giuliani (details here) that tried to overturn Trump’s 2020 election loss with dodgy legal tactics. In her home state, Ellis was accused of violating professional ethics by participatin[...]

March 1st, 2023 - 8:14 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Trumper gets 9 years for bomb plot

A judged locked up Ian Benjamin Rogers (photo, left), 46, of Sacramento, California, for 9 years for plotting to bomb the Democratic Party headquarters in downtown Sacramento “as revenge for what they falsely believed was a stolen election,” the Sacramento Bee reported on Wednesday, Marc[...]

February 26th, 2023 - 12:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics, Republicans

Loyalty pledge

Ronna McDaniel, who chairs the Republican National Committee (RNC), firmly believes 2024 GOP presidential contenders should be required “to sign a pledge to back the party’s ultimate nominee in order to participate in primary debates.” “I think it’s kind of a no-brainer, ri[...]

February 25th, 2023 - 3:05 am § in Politics, Republicans

This man almost certainly is a seditionist

Scott Perry had a hardscrabble childhood, enlisted in the Army National Guard at age 18, worked at various blue-collar jobs, and put himself through college. In the service, he graduated from Officer Candidate School, qualified as a helicopter pilot, flew combat missions in Iraq, and rose to the ran[...]

February 17th, 2023 - 12:12 pm § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics, Republicans

Fox News is in serious hot water

Millions of Americans watch only Fox News, and don’t get news from any other source, which is a great big problem. It’s a great big problem because Fox is propaganda, not news. It’s brainwashing, not informing, its audiences. Its top opinion-shaper, Tucker Carlson, is a Russia symp[...]

January 9th, 2023 - 9:08 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Pennsylvania county recounts 2020 election

“More than two years after the last ballot was cast in the 2020 election, Lycoming County plans to recount all presidential votes by hand — an extraordinary step no other Pennsylvania county has taken,” Raw Story reported (here) on Monday, January 9, 2023, adding, “County commiss[...]

December 23rd, 2022 - 1:25 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Meet the new villains in fake electors plot

“While John Eastman has been singled out,” the Jan. 6 committee learned “it was actually Kenneth Chesebro who was the architect” of the fake elector plot, NBC News reported on Thursday, December 22, 2022, after the committee released its final report (read story here). Cheseb[...]