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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[...]

June 30th, 2022 - 9:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Witness tampering is what criminals do

When someone mentions witness tampering, I think of Mafia hoods bribing or threatening witnesses, or, in Russia, Putin’s goons killing them and dumping their bodies in the river that flowing through Moscow. It looks like Trump’s gang has joined the party. Cassidy Hutchinson, who testifie[...]

June 30th, 2022 - 5:50 pm § in Donald Trump

Could Secret Service official who disputed limo testimony pass a lie detector test?

Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to Trump’s chief of staff, testified that Trump wanted to go to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and when his Secret Service escort told him they were taking him to the White House, he tried to grab the driver and wheel. This was immediately disputed by Tony Ornato, [...]

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 - 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 28th, 2022 - 7:00 pm § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

Why should anyone take Fox seriously?

Parsing today’s dramatic Jan. 6 testimony, Fox News commentator Martha MacCallum remarked (story here), “I’m not sure that it really shocks anybody that the president, just knowing what we’ve seen, observing him over the years if he got angry, that he might throw his lunch.” While [...]

June 25th, 2022 - 5:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Are the Jan. 6 hearings having any impact?

The public hearings by the House committee investigating the Capitol riot aren’t over, they’re just taking a break until after July 4. These hearings have already revealed that Trump was at the center of a wide-ranging conspiracy to overthrow our government that culminated in the violent[...]

June 18th, 2022 - 11:45 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Why Trump might have wanted the mob to kill Pence

It’s well known Trump was furious with Pence for not cooperating with a scheme to overturn the election, which involved Pence refusing certify electoral votes of key states. This would have either allowed the House to overturn the election, or GOP-controlled legislatures in states Biden won to[...]

June 16th, 2022 - 2:05 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Prominent anti-vax doctor who rioted at Capitol gets prison

Dr. Simone Gold (photo, left, with megaphone; and below, reading script), a prominent anti-vaxxer (see profile here) and ardent Trump supporter, told the judge at her sentencing she has “suffered significant professional consequences due to her decision to enter the Capitol during the riots,&#[...]