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”

Republican party calls January 6 attack ‘legitimate political discourse’

Party censures Cheney and Kinzinger, the only Republicans on the Capitol attack House panel, as Pence says ‘Trump is wrong’ In an extraordinary move, the Republican party officially said Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn his 2020 election defeat and the deadly attack on the US Capitol were “legitimate political discourse”. A leading Democrat on theContinue reading “Republican party calls January 6 attack ‘legitimate political discourse’”

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”

‘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”

Trump Appears ‘Deeply Unnerved’ By January 6 Investigation: Report – MSNBC

‘Donald Trump is increasingly agitated by the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack,’ according to new reporting from Hugo Lowell in the Guardian.

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’”

Autocracy is Winning – The Atlantic

THE BAD GUYS ARE WINNING If the 20th century was the story of slow, uneven progress toward the victory of liberal democracy over other ideologies—communism, fascism, virulent nationalism—the 21st century is, so far, a story of the reverse. By Anne Applebaum The future of democracy may well be decided in a drab office building on the outskirtsContinue reading “Autocracy is Winning – The Atlantic”

American vaccine misinformation and extremism are infiltrating New Zealand

When Josephine Bartley, a member of the city council in Auckland, New Zealand, heard that a local Covid-19 vaccination clinic had been vandalized early this month, she drove over to survey the damage. After she spoke to the owners and helped them connect with law enforcement officials, she noticed three men loitering near her parking spot. “Some guysContinue reading “American vaccine misinformation and extremism are infiltrating New Zealand”

Steve Bannon asks court to deny request to shield records in his case

Attorneys for former chief Trump strategist Steve Bannon are asking the court to deny the federal government’s request to keep documents in his case largely private.  Bannon has pleaded not guilty to contempt of Congress charges after he was indicted by a federal grand jury for failing to comply with congressional summons in the House select committee’s JanuaryContinue reading “Steve Bannon asks court to deny request to shield records in his case”

Let’s talk about Bannon being indicted and the impacts – Beau of the Fifth Column

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