Posts Categorized: Politics

John Brown – Abolitionist Hanged for Harpers Ferry Attack

On December 2, 1859, abolitionist John Brown was hanged for leading the failed raid on Harpers Ferry. Brown’s plan was to raid the federal armory at Harpers Ferry. He would use the weapons stolen to arm slaves so that they may revolt and free themselves. The raid didn’t go well, Brown and his men were… Read more »

Michael Flynn Guilty Plea Statement

Michael Flynn entered a guilty plea in the Robert Mueller Trump/Russia investigation today. The most interesting aspect of this story is Flynn’s acknowledgement that he’s cooperating with Mueller investigators. Flynn and his son were looking at felony convictions. In his statement, Flynn said, “My guilty plea and agreement to cooperate with the Special Counsel’s Office… Read more »

Paul Manafort Indictment Documents

Here are the documents I have been able to pull together regarding the Paul Manafort indictment filed on October 30, 2017. The Indictment The Arrest Warrant Appearance Bond High Intensity Supervision Program Requirements

Paul Manafort Arrest Warrant

Paul Manafort arrest warrant filed in The United States District Court for the District of Columbia on October 30, 2017. Charges 18 USC 371 Conspiracy Against the United States 18 USC 1956(h) Money Laundering Conspiracy 31 USC 5314 and 5322(b) Failure to File Reports of Foreign Agents 22 USC 612, 618(a)(1) Acting as an Agent… Read more »

Paul Manafort Indictment

Paul Manafort indictment filed in The United States District Court for the District of Columbia on October 30, 2017. Read the entire indictment.

Paul Manafort Release to PSA’s High Intensity Supervision Program

Paul Manafort “Release to PSA’s High Intensity Supervision Program” filed on October 30, 2017. Manafort was given home confinement, except for meeting with attorneys, court, medical emergency or religious services. Manafort is not to travel outside the DC-area. He must check-in by telephone every day.

Paul Manafort Appearance Bond

Paul J. Manafort, Jr. “Appearance Bond” filed in United States District Court for the District of Columbia on October 30, 3017. Manafort was released on a $10 million unsecured bond.

Georgia Deletes Election Results

The state of Georgia destroyed all of the ballots from the last election – digitally. Today, Georgia’s attorney general announced the attorney general’s office will not defend government officials suspected of wrongdoing. When that voting data was destroyed, along with it was the evidence of possible Russian hacking. Georgia’s election system has been under fire… Read more »

Who Is Paul Manafort?

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was indicted this week on several serious felonies in connection with Russia’s manipulation of our democratic processes to benefit Trump and harm his opponent Hillary Clinton. Manafort, 64, was born in New Britain, Conn. His grandfather, James A. Manafort, immigrated from Italy in 1907. James founded the construction… Read more »