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January 22nd, 2022 - 2:37 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Did a Russian agent try to overthrow our election?

     “Boris Epshteyn, an adviser for former President Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign, acknowledged Friday that he was part of the effort to prop up so-called ‘alternate electors’ to support Trump in key states,” CNN reported on Saturday, January 22, 2022 ([...]

January 19th, 2022 - 10:46 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Giuliani and Trump campaign were behind organized scheme to install fake electors

The media previously reported on a scheme to replace legitimate Biden electors with fake Trump electors. On January 20, 2022, CNN reported (here) that this scheme was organized and run by Rudy Guiliani and Trump campaign officials, who “were far more involved than previously known,” and [...]

January 19th, 2022 - 2:53 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

The difference between sedition and protest

Last week, federal prosecutors filed sedition conspiracy charges against 11 members of the Oath Keepers, including its leader. Oath Keepers is a rightwing armed militia group that participated in the Capitol riot intending to block certification of Biden’s election victory. Additional court fi[...]

January 18th, 2022 - 9:42 pm § in Democrats, Donald Trump

When 2 + 2 = 6

Two plus two equals six in Douglas Frank’s election conspiracy math. Most of us don’t try to follow Einstein’s reasoning behind his general and special relativity theories, or work through his calculations. We take his word for it, based on his reputation and the support of other r[...]

January 16th, 2022 - 4:22 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

I hope Stew Rhodes goes to prison

Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers militia group, was indicted last week for seditious conspiracy. He could get 20 years. I hope he does. Rhodes, 56, is a Yale Law School graduate who practiced criminal law in Montana. He’s not a lawyer anymore; he was disbarred in 2015. Now it’[...]

January 16th, 2022 - 2:12 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Listen to threats against election workers in this video (nsfw)

These are Trump Republicans; this is what the GOP is now. (Graphic language, NSFW.) Even if Republican elected and party officials don’t openly encourage this behavior, they do nothing to stop it, either. (See story here.) And why aren’t police arresting these people? Since when is haras[...]

January 15th, 2022 - 2:18 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Capitol lost and found

“Many people who participated in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection called the House Speaker’s office the next day asking about a lost and found,” Huffington Post says (read story here). That’s a great idea for next time! Here’s how it would work. You lay the stuff out on long [...]

January 12th, 2022 - 10:29 pm § in Politics

Republicans in 3 key states forged electoral certificates

After the 2020 election, Republicans in Arizona, Michigan, and Wisconsin created forgeries of official election documents, made out to show Trump won those states, and sent those counterfeit documents to the U.S. Senate and National Archives. (Read MSNBC story here.) Regarding the Michigan forgeries[...]

January 11th, 2022 - 4:58 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Some prominent Republicans are backing away from Trump, and that’s a very good thing

What America’s politics need, more than anything else, is for the GOP to be a normal political party again. Since falling under Trump’s spell, it’s become a cult led by a lying charlatan. That’s unhealthy not just for the Republican Party, but the entire country. We need two [...]

January 6th, 2022 - 11:08 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

Company hired by Arizona GOP for vote “audit” goes out of business

“Cyber Ninjas, the controversial Florida company that conducted a bungle-plagued audit of Arizona votes in the 2020 presidential election, a recount pushed by Donald Trump and state senators over baseless claims of fraud, has folded,” Huffington Post reported on Thursday, January 6, 2[...]