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November 20th, 2022 - 1:01 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Pence blames lawyers, not Trump

“First, we’ll kill all the lawyers,” Cado’s rebel henchman, anarchist Dick the Butcher, says in Shakespeare’s “King Henry VI,” in Part 2, Act 4. Anarchist rebel Donald Trump doesn’t kill lawyers, but he doesn’t pay them, and throws them under the[...]

November 18th, 2022 - 11:44 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

“Antifa” gets 20 years for knifing two Proud Boys in Jan. 6 protest brawl

A state judge sentenced Alexander Contompasis (photo, left), 39, of Rennsalaer, New York, to 20 years in prison for slicing and dicing two Proud Boys in a street brawl outside the New York capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021. The Proud Boys survived, but one was seriously injured. On the same day that[...]

October 30th, 2022 - 10:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Arizona’s AG has a name for his party’s election denying

Mark Brnovich, Arizona’s outgoing attorney general, didn’t hold back in a CBS “60 Minutes” segment aired on Sunday, October 30, 2022. He said nobody wanted to find voting fraud more than he did, but prosecutors have to deal with facts and evidence, and his office found only 1[...]

October 27th, 2022 - 1:13 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Republicans

Fanone attacker gets 7.5 years

Officer Michael Fanone’s near-death experience on Jan. 6, 2021, came to a denouement of sorts in court today. When Fanone and other cops were defending a building entry point against a mob attacking them with “chemical spray, poles, bats, and officers’ own batons and shields,” a [...]

October 6th, 2022 - 5:05 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Threatening election officials deserves jail time

The voicemail message left on Sep. 27, 2021, to the chairman of the Maricopa County, Arizona, board of supervisors said, “Hello Mr. Hickman, I am glad that you are standing up for democracy and want to place your hand on the Bible and say that the election was honest and fair. I really appreciate [...]

October 6th, 2022 - 1:39 pm § in Law and Courts

“You Be The Judge” of this Capitol rioter

There used to be a TV show called “You Be The Judge” (details here). According to Wikipedia, “In each episode, a real-life court case would be re-enacted, and three ‘amateur judges’ (contestants) would make their decisions on the case. The ‘judge’ who came c[...]

October 5th, 2022 - 6:33 pm § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Give this pastor a prison ministry

“An Ohio pastor who … pushed against a police line on Jan. 6 was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday,” NBC News reported on October 5, 2022 (read story here). He’s William Dunfee (with megaphone in photo below), and he was recorded telling rioters they were “taking our hou[...]

October 5th, 2022 - 2:30 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

The Oath Keepers leader is guilty

Some election deniers are really dumb. For example, this one. Elmer Stewart Rhodes isn’t one of them. A former congressional staffer (for Rep. Ron Paul) and a Yale Law School graduate, he’s a very smart guy who possesses the intellect to easily grasp abstract concepts like those I discus[...]

September 24th, 2022 - 5:46 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

“We must refuse to accept it”

That’s what Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes (photo, left) told his followers after Biden won the 2020 election. I don’t care whether he accepts it or not. He doesn’t decide who governs us. He gets one vote like the rest of us. He doesn’t have to like the election results; [...]

September 22nd, 2022 - 8:53 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Election denial is a strange disease

Matthew DePerno, a far-right Michigan lawyer, is running for state attorney general. He won the GOP primary with the tailwind of Trump’s endorsement; and as you know, Trump doesn’t endorse anyone unless they endorse his election lies. Of course DePerno (photo below) shouldn’t be el[...]