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      ‘The other Manafort’: The biggest misinformation peddler in Trumpworld might be someone you’ve never heard of
      Feb20

      ‘The other Manafort’: The biggest misinformation peddler in Trumpworld might be someone you’ve never heard of

      During former President Donald Trump’s time in office, he had a number of allies that contributed to the massive spread of disinformation that circulated on social media while cutting not-so-credible business deals behind closed doors. Now, a report highlighting the efforts of one man has been made public. According to The Daily Beast, that...

      The Senate made a historic mistake by accepting the profoundly dangerous ‘Dershowitz precedent’
      Feb15

      The Senate made a historic mistake by accepting the profoundly dangerous ‘Dershowitz precedent’

      Donald Trump, who as president incited a riot in an effort to stay in office despite losing the 2020 election, was acquitted by the U.S. Senate on Saturday, putting an end to his second impeachment trial.He was not acquitted because he was innocent. He was acquitted for one reason: Donald Trump and his supporters have a toxic sense of...

      Ralph Nader slams Democrats for ‘deliberately disabling themselves’ on impeachment
      Feb14

      Ralph Nader slams Democrats for ‘deliberately disabling themselves’ on impeachment

      Donald J. Trump has once again circumvented justice, but not because of a want of facts or law. His life preserver was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to refrain from calling critical witnesses possessing “smoking gun” incriminating evidence at Mr. Trump’s second impeachment trial. Her plan to abandon an Ace of...

      Mitch McConnell condemned Trump for the Capitol attack — but he’s just as guilty
      Feb14

      Mitch McConnell condemned Trump for the Capitol attack — but he’s just as guilty

      After voting to acquit former President Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection on Jan. 6, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell did something few were expecting.He took to the Senate floor and explained why Trump was guilty.”There is no question that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of that...

      How 4 years of Trump brought us closer to doomsday
      Feb10

      How 4 years of Trump brought us closer to doomsday

      If you live in California, you’re likely to be consumed on occasion by thoughts of fire. That’s not surprising, given that, in last year alone, actual fires consumed over four and a quarter million acres of the state, taking with them 10,488 structures, 33 human lives, and who knows how many animals. By the end of this January, a...

      Seven ways to restore our press freedoms before we end up with another authoritarian dictator
      Feb07

      Seven ways to restore our press freedoms before we end up with another authoritarian dictator

      Donald Trump’s time in office was defined by death, destruction, disarray, and multiple attacks on democracy. Yet we must never forget that Trump’s legacy also includes an evil milestone, reached in 2018, when the United States, for the first time ever, ranked among the top five deadliest countries for journalists. For context, other...

      Trump left a trail of shady money for investigators to follow — and it could put him behind bars
      Feb03

      Trump left a trail of shady money for investigators to follow — and it could put him behind bars

      Donald Trump is the leader of a political crime family. As president, he abused the power and influence of the office to personally enrich himself, his family and his inner circle. Much of Trump’s apparent extortion, self-dealing, influence-peddling, and outright blackmail was done in plain sight. One such scheme, in which Trump attempted...

      A Harvard professor argues the Trump mob’s siege fits the Framers’ ‘paradigmatic case of treason’
      Feb02

      A Harvard professor argues the Trump mob’s siege fits the Framers’ ‘paradigmatic case of treason’

      Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial is set to begin next week, and senators will be asked to decide whether or not he committed “incitement to insurrection.” While Trump has previously been accused by various commenters of “treason” on multiple fronts, in uses of the term usually dismissed by...

      A Harvard professor argues the Trump mob’s siege fits the Framers’ ‘paradigmatic case of treason’
      Feb02

      A Harvard professor argues the Trump mob’s siege fits the Framers’ ‘paradigmatic case of treason’

      Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial is set to begin next week, and senators will be asked to decide whether or not he committed “incitement to insurrection.” While Trump has previously been accused by various commenters of “treason” on multiple fronts, in uses of the term usually dismissed by...

      Trump is forcing the GOP into a humiliating bind as a parting gift
      Feb01

      Trump is forcing the GOP into a humiliating bind as a parting gift

      For weeks now, Republicans in Congress have been playing a rhetorical game regarding the impeachment of Donald Trump on charges — for which he is quite obviously guilty — of inciting an insurrection. On one hand, Senate Republicans want very badly to acquit Trump, even though this would allow him to run for office again, believing that the...