GOP conspiracy theorist who ruined $600k worth of voting machines running for Colorado Secretary of State

‘They are coming after me because I am standing in their way — of truth, transparency and elections held closest to the people,’ says Tina Peters Tina Peters, the Colorado county clerk and GOP election conspiracy theorist who was removed from overseeing county elections after allegedly helping two other Republican activists steal voting machine software, has declared herself aContinue reading “GOP conspiracy theorist who ruined $600k worth of voting machines running for Colorado Secretary of State”

GOP Law Blamed as Nearly 40% of Mail-In Ballots Rejected in Houston Area

“Mail ballots are people’s votes,” said a Harris County elections administrator who is “very concerned” about the anti-democratic effects of the Texas GOP’s new voter suppression law. As early voting continues in Texas’ primary election, pro-democracy advocates are sounding the alarm over the high rate at which mail-in ballots are being rejected as a result ofContinue reading “GOP Law Blamed as Nearly 40% of Mail-In Ballots Rejected in Houston Area”

Dismantling the Wisconsin Elections Commission was on agenda for Ron Johnson meeting at state Capitol, text messages show

When U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson paid a rare visit to the Wisconsin State Capitol last fall to meet with legislative leaders, the expected agenda was to discuss dismantling the state elections commission, newly released text messages between top legislative staff members suggest.    Johnson met privately for an hour with GOP legislative leaders in the stateContinue reading “Dismantling the Wisconsin Elections Commission was on agenda for Ron Johnson meeting at state Capitol, text messages show”

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters arrested after allegedly recording court hearing

Mesa county’s Republican clerk and recorder, Tina Peters, who is currently being investigated by a grand jury for election tampering and misconduct, was arrested on unrelated charges Tuesday in Grand Junction.   The incident occurred as police were trying to carry out a search warrant to seize Peters’ iPad to determine whether she illegally recorded aContinue reading “Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters arrested after allegedly recording court hearing”

Let’s talk about Trump going all in this weekend – Beau of the Fifth Column

Scholar who called Biden election a ‘literal coup’ advising Texas social studies curriculum review

A conservative scholar who questioned the 2020 presidential election results is involved in reviewing state social studies curriculum standards for public schools. Stephen Balch, a former professor who also has opposed the 2015 Supreme Court ruling overturning state bans on same-sex marriage, is a content adviser for the revision of the standards that will guide social studies coursesContinue reading “Scholar who called Biden election a ‘literal coup’ advising Texas social studies curriculum review”

Liz Cheney’s Wyoming Nemesis Is an Oath Keeper Who Was at Capitol Rally

Frank Eathorne, chairman of the Wyoming Republican Party, is a leading figure in the campaign to unseat Liz Cheney. He’s also a member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group. When the Department of Justice indicted members of the Oath Keepers last week for their role in the Jan. 6 insurrection, one Republican official mightContinue reading “Liz Cheney’s Wyoming Nemesis Is an Oath Keeper Who Was at Capitol Rally”

CNN Unearths Audio Of Kevin McCarthy Saying Trump Admitted Responsibility For Riot

CNN’s “K-File” resurfaced the top House Republican’s comments to a California radio station just days after the Jan. 6 insurrection. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said days after the U.S. Capitol riot that then-President Donald Trump had admitted to him that he bore some responsibility for the violence that unfurled among his supporters on Jan. 6 last year.Continue reading “CNN Unearths Audio Of Kevin McCarthy Saying Trump Admitted Responsibility For Riot”

‘Do you realize you are describing a coup?’: MSNBC host challenges Trump aide after he described plans to overturn the 2020 election

On MSNBC, Peter Navarro described Trump allies’ plans to decertify the 2020 election results. He detailed plans to challenge the results in battleground states. The host Ari Melber shot back, asking, “Do you realize you are describing a coup?” The MSNBC host Ari Melber on Tuesday challenged Peter Navarro, a former Trump White House economicContinue reading “‘Do you realize you are describing a coup?’: MSNBC host challenges Trump aide after he described plans to overturn the 2020 election”

Steve Bannon Vows to Take Over Entire U.S. ‘Election Apparatus’

Former Trump official turned right-wing provocateur Steve Bannon took things a step further Monday morning, pledging to one day soon take over the entire “election apparatus” in the United States. “We are going to get it decertified,” Bannon said, referring to the 2020 presidential election, which the hotly contested MAGA character erroneously insists Trump won. “And hey, all theyContinue reading “Steve Bannon Vows to Take Over Entire U.S. ‘Election Apparatus’”

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