Posts Tagged ‘Barr’

September 17th, 2020 - 10:45 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Is Barr dangerous or nuts?

This article contains news and sarcasm. Bill Barr had quite a week. On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, media reports said he asked federal prosecutors to look into prosecuting Seattle’s mayor under obscure an sedition law for not quelling that city’s protests. Read this story here. Sediti[...]

September 16th, 2020 - 9:25 am § in Politics

Barr falsely asserts mail ballots aren’t secret

This article contains news and liberal sarcasm. Bill Barr, Trump’s attorney general and personal lawyer, accused Democrats of undermining public confidence in the vote during a radio interview on Monday, September 14, 2020, according to the Daily Mail (story here), then proceeded to attack mai[...]

September 2nd, 2020 - 9:30 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Barr doubles down on GOP’s efforts to delegitimize election

This article contains news and liberal commentary William Barr is doubling down on mail voting conspiracy theories as the clock ticks down on an election the GOP expects to lose. Echoing Trump, he claimed mail ballots are “open to counterfeiting,” possibly by foreign countries. Last mont[...]

September 1st, 2020 - 2:42 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Barr orders FBI to tell politicians and campaigns talking to foreign meddlers they’re being wiretapped

This article contains news and sarcasm. The new policy, NBC News reports, goes like this: “Before conducting physical searches or wiretaps of a federal election official, members of the official’s staff, candidates for federal office, or their staff or advisers, the FBI must now consider[...]