Posts Tagged ‘GOP voting conspiracies’

June 15th, 2022 - 11:06 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

If GOP’s Arizona “audit” was a sham, its Wisconsin “audit” is a circus

If the Arizona GOP’s 2020 election “audit” was a sham, the Wisconsin GOP’s sham “audit” is a three-ring circus. Its star performer is Michael Gableman (bio here), a GOP political operative who served a single tumultuous term on Wisconsin’s supreme court. Gab[...]

June 14th, 2022 - 8:04 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

“Stop the count!” was an attack on your rights

When Trump took an early lead on election eve, 2020, his supporters noisily demanded that vote counting stop (see video below). Later,  they tried to spin the counting of everyone’s votes as “cheating.” That’s right, they argued that because your vote was counted too, the el[...]

June 14th, 2022 - 12:06 am § in Law and Courts, Politics

The guns of November

In early November 2020, Joshua Macias (photo, left) traveled from Virginia to Philadelphia where he and a confederate were arrested outside a building where votes were being counted (details here). “Police recovered handguns, an AR-15-style rifle, 160 rounds of ammo, a lock-picking kit and a s[...]

June 10th, 2022 - 3:29 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Giuliani faces more lawyer discipline

Rudy Giuliani (photo, left), whose New York license to practice law is already suspended, now faces similar action by the D.C. bar, CNN reported on Thursday, June 10, 2022 (read story here). The new disciplinary charges stem from his pursuit of baseless election fraud claims in Pennsylvania courts i[...]

June 10th, 2022 - 12:13 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Ginni Thomas’ selfie

“Never before in our nation’s history have our elections been so threatened by fraud and unconstitutional procedures,” Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, wrote in a Dec. 13, 2020, email. She was right about that, but was talking about Trump and herself, although you&#[...]

May 19th, 2022 - 3:07 pm § in Politics, Racism

What a GOP governor will do to Pennsylvania elections

Doug Mastriano, who participated in the Jan. 6, 2021, Trump rally (but not the Capitol riot following the rally) and is a persistent election denier, won the GOP nomination for Pennsylvania governor on Tuesday. Here’s what a commenter on predicted he’ll do if elected in Nov[...]

May 17th, 2022 - 1:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Wisconsin’s fake electors sued for $2.4 million

“Two Wisconsin Democratic electors and a voter on Tuesday sued Republicans who attempted to cast electoral ballots for Donald Trump in 2020,” ABC News reported on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 (read story here). Lawyers for the plaintiffs, who are seeking $2.4 million from the 10 fake electors[...]

May 11th, 2022 - 1:07 am § in Politics

Judge bans rogue county clerk from election duties

A judge has ruled that “Tina Peters, along with her deputies Belinda Knisley and Julie Fisher, will not be allowed to oversee 2022 elections” in Mesa County, Colorado, CNN reported on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 (story here). Peters, the Mesa County clerk, is a vocal Trump supporter and outspo[...]

April 28th, 2022 - 6:38 pm § in Politics

Another Colorado GOP election official is under investigation

A second Republican county clerk in Colorado is being investigated for stealing confidential election data and passing it to unauthorized persons. I previously wrote here about Tina Peters, the Mesa County clerk, a GOP election conspiracy activist arrested for election crimes, assaulting a police of[...]

April 15th, 2022 - 12:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Why Sen. Lee and Rep. Roy realized Trump’s coup attempt was illegal

Trying to understand Republicans is like an oceanographer peering at the water’s surface and trying to figure out what’s beneath it. I’ll give it a try. Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) is a hard-right conservative who represents a deep-red state. He’s also a lawyer, and former assistant[...]