Daily Archives: May 11, 2017

Trump launches “election integrity” commission to justify bogus illegal voter claims

It has been widely noted so many insane things have been happening at the Trump White House that it’s easy to miss important things that are not particularly sexy. One such item is the expected launch, via executive order, of … Continue reading

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Electoral vulnerability makes a patriot out of one House Republican

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) certainly has her eye on the prize, i.e., reelection. She’s in tough to retain her seat in the 2018 midterms in a district that is trending blue. Surprise, surprise, she’s calling for an “independent investigation” into Russian … Continue reading

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Maine will use a ranked ballot for the 2018 U.S. Senate. Less important news is that Gov. LePage is not running

One of the few political figures in America who could give Trump a run for his money in terms of crudeness and mental instability, Governor Paul LePage of Maine,  has decided against a run for the U.S. Senate in 2018. … Continue reading

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Firing Director Comey, and avenging the death of the “father”

In a wide-ranging story at the Washington Post today detailing the reaction  of FBI employees to Director James Comey’s firing, Robert Costa, et  al. write this: Many employees said they were furious about the firing, saying the circumstances of his … Continue reading

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FBI Director Comey asked for more resources for Russia probe days before being fired

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: Sense of crisis deepens as Trump defends F.B.I. firing CNN Politics: Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn The Hill: FBI firing leaves Russia probe in uncertainty Politico: GOP scrambles to shield agenda from Comey fallout NBC News: … Continue reading

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