The boot of authoritarianism: if they thought for one minute they could get away with it

Dereck Chauvin put his knee on the neck of George Floyd, stared into the camera and dared us to do anything about it.               Donald Trump did exactly what Chauvin did – he put his knee on the neck of democracy, decency, legality. He stared into the camera and dared us to do anythingContinue reading “The boot of authoritarianism: if they thought for one minute they could get away with it”

Republicans don’t want people to vote

Trump most likely lost because of mail in ballots. So… The Georgia state senators pledged on Tuesday to eliminate no-excuse absentee voting, require a photo ID to obtain a ballot, outlaw drop boxes and scrap a court agreement to quickly tell voters about signature problems on ballots so that they could be fixed…new york times.

Stealing the election one lawsuit at the time

“…the Trump campaign, the Republican Party and their judicial allies are not worrying about the Constitution. They are in full burn-it-down, win-at-any-cost mode.”  The Nation, John Nichols https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/wisconsin-court-voter-suppression/ Even though the corporate media seems drawn to the notion of Trump refusing to leave the White House after a massive win by Biden, there is anotherContinue reading “Stealing the election one lawsuit at the time”

Stealing the 2020 election. I hope I’m wrong.

Saturday 12 September 2020 It has become obvious to me that the Republican Party is stealing the 2020 election.  They are stealing it behind our backs and they are stealing it in front of our faces.  All you have to do to come to this conclusion is spend some time researching targeted voter sabotage asContinue reading “Stealing the 2020 election. I hope I’m wrong.”

MORNING NOTES: bELARUS, RUSSIA, GREG PALAST AND VOTING, ENFORCING THE LAW

Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko has ordered protests to end in the capital Minsk.  Protests are also going on in Khabarovsk.  https://news.yahoo.com/belarus-crisis-unsettling-putin-home-162603296.html Olga Lautman (@olgaNYC1211) is reporting on Twitter that according to “Bild Media sources” the Kremlin is sending troops into Belarus in support of Lukashenko and to stop the protests.  Alexandra Chalupa (@AlexandraChalup) notes thatContinue reading “MORNING NOTES: bELARUS, RUSSIA, GREG PALAST AND VOTING, ENFORCING THE LAW”