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Senator Ben Sasse Has Me Cheering. Please Listen Why.

Political Rarity, Sasse Keeps a Difficult PromiseSasse made a promise four years ago to put the Constitution and his conscious ahead of the party. It's a rarity. Sasse kept a difficult promise.  He now faces censure. Sasse responds to Nebraska GOP State Central CommitteeIn a video posted on YouTube, Nebraska's Republican senator repeats his disagreements with President Trump in advance of a GOP state meeting on Feb. 13 that may consider an effort to censure him. Sasse's blistering message to...

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Liz Cheney Marks a Welcome New Chapter in the Trump Era

Republican Sanity Sets InLiz Cheney issued a blistering statement supporting the impeachment of Donald Trump. ‘There has never been a greater betrayal by a President’ says Cheney. In response, the pro-Trump forces tried to do her in. They wanted Cheney removed from her leadership positions and even took a vote on it. But look what happened: Liz Cheney Wins One for Sanity. Liz Cheney won. She won’t lose her leadership position after her blistering statement supporting the impeachment of...

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Video Shows the Proud Boys Led the Charge at the Capitol Riots

njbr2 days.....We don’t have to guess what these fifteen men and women discussed on the eve of the insurrection, however, as the Omaha World Herald already reported on what Herbster and his compatriots were doing: “discuss[ing] how to pressure more members of Congress to object to the Electoral College results that made Joe Biden the winner.” This seeming footnote in a mid-size newspaper may become one of the most startling revelations of the ongoing federal criminal investigation of the...

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Is Trump Guilty of Inciting an Insurrection Against the United States?

Impeachment Article DeliveredA second impeachment trial of Donald Trump is about to begin as Article of Impeachment Sent to Senate.The House sent over the article of impeachment of former President Donald Trump to the Senate Monday evening, officially starting the countdown to a trial expected to highlight the rifts within the GOP over Mr. Trump’s legacy and his future influence over the party.  The House impeachment managers, who will act as the prosecutors in Mr. Trump’s second impeachment...

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Trump’s Revenge Tactics May Harm Republicans For Many Years

Revenge Inspired MeltdownAn Arizona Republican Meltdown inspired by demands for revenge is underway.Republicans lost Arizona in the November presidential race for the first time since 1996, and they have lost three U.S. Senate races in a row. How to respond? Naturally, Arizona’s Republican Party decided on the weekend to censure three of its most prominent fellow Republicans.The state party’s committee members, led by chairwoman Kelli Ward, passed resolutions rebuking Cindy McCain, the widow...

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McConnell Accuses Trump of  Feeding a Mob Lies

Senate Majority Leader McConnell “This mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the President and other powerful people. And they tried to use fear and violence to stop a specific proceeding of the first branch of the federal government which they did not like.”Powerful SignalMcConnell's statement is a powerful signal that he will vote to convict Trump and that he has at least 17 other Republican senators who are willing to do the same.Which Senators Are Likely to Convict Trump?On January 14,...

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The ‘Boogaloo Boys’ Make Armed Protest at Ohio Statehouse

frozeninthenorth said: From the Atlantic: an article on the fall of the third Republic in France: What is especially useful to remember about the Dreyfus affair now is the point of no return it represented, the repugnant embrace of lies by one half of society, educated people who were not ignorant but who had simply ceased to care. For them, the truth was irrelevant; what mattered was preserving their vision of the nation, regardless of the facts.

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Facebook Turns on Trump, Is That a Problem?

Frilton Miedman3 daysEvery ounce of me is anxious over a private entity deciding what defines free speech. But then, after watching a relatively young woman die attempting to gain direct access to members of Congress with an angry mob, it occurs to me why any Constitutional right comes with limits. (the 2nd amendment doesn't allow private ownership of Nukes, for example) At the end of this, I see legislature requiring FAR more transparency being required from internet sources. For example-...

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Georgia Prosecutors Prepare To Move In On Trump

Trump Inquiry Coming UpAdding to Trump's many woes, the Atlanta Prosecutors Move Closer to Trump InquiryProsecutors in Georgia appear increasingly likely to open a criminal investigation of President Trump over his attempts to overturn the results of the state’s 2020 election, an inquiry into offenses that would be beyond his federal pardon power. The new Fulton County district attorney, Fani Willis, is already weighing whether to proceed, and among the options she is considering is the...

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Trump is Still More Popular than the President of France

Frilton Miedman5 days"Congratulations to President Trump for not being dead last." Hilarious. Maybe the Trump foundation can plan a fund raising dinner, with an award ceremony for "Not being dead last". On a serious note, the fact the he's not dead last is symbolic of the levels of disinformation in the U.S. Whole swaths of the U.S. populace are drowning in their own group-think, confirmation bias and media disinformation, partly from Russian propagandists seeking to divide us, and it's...

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