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December 23rd, 2022 - 1:25 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Meet the new villains in fake electors plot

“While John Eastman has been singled out,” the Jan. 6 committee learned “it was actually Kenneth Chesebro who was the architect” of the fake elector plot, NBC News reported on Thursday, December 22, 2022, after the committee released its final report (read story here). Cheseb[...]

December 23rd, 2022 - 12:34 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics, Republicans

Why Sidney Powell’s “no reasonable person” defense won’t save her

It might not save Sean Hannity, either. Dominion Voting Systems is suing Hannity and Powell for defamation. Sidney Powell, a Trump lawyer and high-profile promoter of his election lies, went on Hannity’s show on November 30, 2020, and said, “There was a whole plot going on and a lot of peopl[...]

December 22nd, 2022 - 11:14 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Save $15.99! Download Jan. 6 committee report here!

It’s the True Crime story of the century! More enthralling than any spy story or serial killer manhunt! The cast of characters includes Donald Trump and his cabal of soon-to-be-disbarred lawyers, an unruly lynch mob of gullible followers, imposter electors, pressured witnesses, determined inve[...]

December 7th, 2022 - 1:31 pm § in Politics, Republicans

The GOP’s latest straw-grasping election conspiracy theory

Arizona is a leading hotbed of GOP election conspiracy nuttery. Principal actors in this Theater of the Absurd include: Kari Lake, defeated 2022 GOP candidate for governor; Mark Finchem, defeated 2022 GOP candidate for secretary of state; and Kelli Ward, GOP state party chair and 2020 fake elector. [...]

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[...]

September 30th, 2022 - 5:37 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Who is Ginni Thomas fooling?

Virginia “Ginni” Thomas is the wife of Clarence Thomas, a rightwing Supreme Court justice, and a lawyer herself (see her bio here). She’s also a rightwing political activist and election denier. She was more than a cheerleader for Trump’s efforts to overthrow the 2020 electio[...]

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 23rd, 2022 - 8:18 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Republicans

Arizona secretary of state debate (video)

This office supervises elections in Arizona. It is being vacated by Katie Hobbs, a Democrat, who’s running for governor. The candidates are Mark Finchem (R), a Capitol rioter and election denier (see profile here), and Adrian Fontes (D), a former Maricopa County recorder (see profile here). Th[...]

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[...]

September 19th, 2022 - 10:39 pm § in Politics, Republicans

What’s wrong with this photo of an election office?

“A Republican county official in Georgia and operatives working with an attorney for former President Donald Trump spent hours inside a restricted area of the local elections office on the day voting systems there were breached, newly obtained surveillance video shows,” CNN reported on M[...]