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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 14th, 2022 - 7:17 pm § in Law and Courts

Democrat crook found!

Republicans aren’t the only amoral sticky-fingered greedheads among us. (It just feels like there are more of them.) I fervently believed that, if I was patient, I’d get to write about a thieving Democrat someday. Today’s the day! Seth Andrew (photo below, bio here), 42, a former O[...]

January 14th, 2022 - 4:10 pm § in Law and Courts

“Pharma bro” banned from drug biz

A federal judge presiding over a civil lawsuit against Martin Shkreli, 38, nicknamed “Pharma Bro,” permanently banned him from participating in the pharmaceutical industry and ordered him to disgorge $64 million of profits on Friday, January 14, 2022 (read story here). Shkreli (bio here)[...]

January 12th, 2022 - 12:46 am § in Law and Courts

Washington state Nazi gets 7 years in prison for threats

“Kaleb Cole, neo-Nazi leader from Arlington found guilty in a plot to target journalists and members of the Anti-Defamation Leagues, was sentenced to seven years in prison” on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, a Seattle TV station reported here. Cole, 25 (photo, left), heads the Washington chap[...]

January 11th, 2022 - 12:18 am § in Law and Courts

No regard for human life

“A Taco Bell employee in Los Angeles was fatally shot Saturday night while working at the drive-thru window after refusing a customer’s counterfeit money,” NBC News reported on Monday, January 10, 2022 (read story here). Alejandro Garcia, 41, was killed in front of his son, 19, who was[...]

January 9th, 2022 - 12:45 pm § in Misc.

Supplier of Kenosha vigilante’s gun takes plea deal

“The man who bought Kyle Rittenhouse an assault-style rifle when he was only 17 has agreed to plead no contest to contributing to the delinquency of a minor,” Huffington Post reported on Sunday, January 9, 2022 (read story here). If the judge accepts the plea deal, Dominick Black (at lef[...]

January 7th, 2022 - 6:36 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Ahmaud Arbery’s vigilante killers get life in prison

Three white vigilantes who used their vehicles to chase down and box in black jogger Ahmaud Arbery before one killed him with shotgun blasts were sentenced to life in prison by a Georgia judge on Friday, January 7, 2022 (read story here). The gunman, Travis McMichael, 36, was sentenced to life witho[...]

January 7th, 2022 - 6:10 pm § in Politics

Notorious Capitol rioter now accused of fatal DUI crash

Emily Hernandez, 22, a Capitol rioter who gleefully brandished a sign stolen from Speaker Pelosi’s office (photo), now she faces serious criminal charges in her home state after a wrong-way crash on a Missouri interstate highway. The crash occurred around 7 p.m. Wednesday night, January 5, 202[...]