Justice

Steve November 27, 2020

As I write, it’s impossible to guess how this sitcom ends. Boss Trump’s comic opera coup attempt has clearly failed, as even Emily Murphy, the hapless head of the General Services Administration was forced to concede. Once Pennsylvania and Michigan certified that Trump had lost both states, she really had no choice. The formal transition […]

Steve November 27, 2020

It is no coincidence that many of the major cities where President Tweety McTreason’s campaign is making baseless claims of widespread voter fraud have large African-American communities, including Atlanta, Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee. Black voters, for the most part, favored President-elect Joe Biden over Trump. Jay Weiser, an associate professor of law emeritus at Baruch […]

Steve November 27, 2020

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos Yesterday, in things that should in no way be news but are, Tweety McTreason said he would leave the White House if (when) the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden. Trump took questions from reporters late Thursday afternoon after speaking remotely to military service members. Asked about leaving the […]

Steve November 26, 2020

Image via Shutterstock. As millions of Americans are traveling across the country this Thanksgiving, ignoring CDC guidance to stay home and not mix households, a medical expert warns daily COVID-19 deaths will soon double. “It’s potentially the mother of all superspreader events,” Dr. Jonathan Reiner, a professor of medicine at George Washington University, tells CNN […]

Steve November 26, 2020

Reprinted with permission from Alternet President Tweety McTreason on Wednesday announced a “full pardon” for his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, a key figure from the start of Russia investigation and the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Flynn had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador […]

Steve November 25, 2020

President Tweety McTreason’s planned trip to join his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday was abruptly canceled before the event was set to begin. Trump was expected at the event where Republican state lawmakers are holding a so-called “hearing” on allegations of fraud in this month’s election. The president did call into […]

Steve November 25, 2020

The following was originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Songs. America’s issues with systemic racism are partly due to a failure to recognize past atrocities. This reality is highlighted in “Atlantic,” the new tune by acclaimed Canadian rapper Haviah Mighty. In 2019, Haviah Mighty’s debut album “13th Floor” won the Polaris Prize, an award […]

Steve November 25, 2020

This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Georgia’s Trump supporters are not giving up. On Saturday, scores massed outside the statehouse in Atlanta, a small sea of mostly men in red MAGA hats hoisting signs hurling accusations against Joe Biden and wearing campaign tee-shirts saying “STOP the STEAL.” […]