January 6 and the Collusion Trap

What is the right measure of success for the Committee investigating the Capitol riot?

Trump Ordered the Code Red

You’re goddamn right he did.

January 6 Committee Public Hearings: Day 1

The laying out of the case begins.

January 6 Committee Subpoenas Republican Leaders

An unprecedented manuever in response to unprecedented obstruction.

Elon Musk Buys Twitter

It’s happened. What does it mean?

Did Mark Meadows Break Electoral Laws?

It would appear to be the case.

If It Was an Insurrection, Why Hasn’t Anyone Been Charged with ‘Insurrection’?

It doesn’t matter what I believe. It only matters what I can prove.

Still no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election

After more than a year and countless investigations into election fraud, the big lie continues to be a big lie

Capitol Riot: One Year Later

A roundup of reflection on a somber anniversary.

Could Trump Face Criminal Charges for January 6 Actions?

The head of the House investigatory committee seems to think so.

January 6 vs BLM Riots

Shockingly, they’re not remotely equivalent.

A Coup Plotted in PowerPoint

They took notes on a criminal fucking conspiracy.

Bob Dole, 1923-2021

The longtime Senator and Vice Presidential and Presidential nominee is gone at 98.

Trump, Electoral Fraud Lies, and the Primaries

Our system and the shaping of the GOP’s future.

Disparate Sentencing of Capitol Rioters

A pattern is emerging.

Washington Post 6 January Report

A massive investigation into the Capitol riot looks at what came before, during, and after.

Rolling Stone Implies Congressmen Abetted 6 January Violence

A vague but inflammatory report sheds little light on the situation.

Senators Graham and Lee Owe us an Explanation

Really, they owed (and still owe) us better behavior.

Newsom Easily Survives Recall

The flake beat the weirdo.

Kudos to Dan Quayle

Betcha didn’t expect that headline.

Capitol Riots Hearings Start Today with Political Theater

Emotional testimony from police will kick off the event.

Talk to Trump Voters!

We’re hurting the feelings of those trying to destroy the country.

The January 6 Commission will be All-Democratic

A chance for a real investigation? Ruined legitimacy?

SCOTUS Upholds Arizona Voting Rules

A completely unsurprising 6-3 decision.

First Capitol Rioter Sentenced Gets No Jail Time

The second won’t be so fortunate.

Capitol Riots Caused $1.5 Million Damage

Prosecutors want rioters to pay for it.

Start the Steal?

Cries that American democracy is in jeopardy are not hyperbole.

Bipartisan Commission Dies From Lack of Bipartisanship

The country is in peril.

The Arizona Audit

The latest front on the war on truth.

The Big Lie Has Become a Litmus Test

Republicans who admit Joe Biden won the election fair and square are being driven from the party.

One More about GA’s SB202

And, really, all of this current wave of election legislation.

Trump Refused to Call Off Capitol Rioters

Details of a heated phone discussion with the top House Republican have emerged.

Lou Dobbs Canceled

Fox Business has abruptly sidelined its most popular host.

The Leaderless GOP

The Republican Party is not really a thing.

Trump Wants to Push ‘Stolen Election’ Claim in Senate Trial

The man still can’t get out of his own way.

Burma Military Coup Ousts Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi and her top officials are under house arrest.

Capitol Riot Could Have Been Much Worse

The live coverage of Wednesday’s assault on American democracy underplayed its seriousness.

Congress Certifies Biden Win

It’s finally officially official.

Trump Likely Broke the Law in GA Call

Although prosecution and conviction are unlikely.

Republican Election Subversion Coming to Bitter End

They’re actually going to go through with it.

Two Crazy Aspects of Trump’s Fraud Allegations

Granted, there are more than two. But from a political science/political history POV, these two stick out in my mind.

The Reality of Electoral Fraud

Wherein I detail evidence of fraud and take the Heritage Foundation’s database of fraud to task.

Barr Contradicts Trump on his Way out the Door

Although, as usual, he maintains his odious approach to it all.

McConnell Congratulates Biden and Harris

Our long national farce is over.

Violence after DC ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Peaceful protests were once again followed by nighttime clashes.

Barr Weighs in

Barr finds no fraud.

Third Circuit Rejects Trump Campaign Appeal

They were rejected bigly.

Certification Day in Michigan

At high noon.