Posts Categorized: Politics

US House 2018: Alaska

I need someone to fill in the details on this Alaska representative. Ping me on Twitter @2TwelveHundreds.

US House 2018: Alabama

I need someone to fill in the details on these Alabama representatives. Ping me on Twitter @2TwelveHundreds if you can help out.

Tulsi Gabbard’s Secret Trip to Syria

Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard has just taken a secret “fact finding” trip to war-torn Syria. Gabbard, of Hawaii, has long been critical of regime change in Syria. She thinks we should leave Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in power. It is believed that Assad is responsible for using chemical weapons, and that he’s killed at least… Read more »

Trial Begins for Shooter of Black Lives Matter Activists in Minnesota

The trial of Allen Scarsella began today. On November 23, 2015, Scarsella and some of his buddies wanted to “stir things up” at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Minneapolis. Folks were upset because police shot and killed Jamar Clark, in what some felt was unjustified use of force. Scarsella and his friends weren’t having… Read more »

Trump’s Russian Connections Coming Into View (UPDATE 1)

It’s taking too long, but it’s happening. The links between Russia and Donald Trump are being exposed. If you recall, back in October, Salon ran this story about a secret Trump server that communicated with only one other server owned by a Russia bank. While interesting, it wasn’t a bombshell because no one could really… Read more »

FBI Report on Russian Hacking GRIZZLY STEPPE

The FBI released a report on Russian hacking our election and helping Donald Trump become the next president of the United States. The report is 13 pages long. Three of the pages discuss Russian hacking. The remaining pages are meant for departments and agencies to help protect against these sorts of threats. According to the… Read more »

Republican Party Compares Trump to Jesus and Calls Him King

Maybe I’m dumb, but this statement by the Republican party on Christmas Day is odd. Right? He’s the sentence that jumped out at me. “Just as the three wise men did on that night, this Christmas heralds a time to celebrate the good news of a new King.” It sounds to me like RNC Chairman… Read more »

Trump’s No Useful Idiot, He’s an Active Player Working with Russia

As New York Times columnist Paul Krugman says in his column today, Donald Trump is no useful idiot, and that he “probably knows very well how much he owes to Vladimir Putin.” Let’s just drop the “probably.” Remember this Salon story back in October in which it was discovered that a special server Trump setup… Read more »

Federalist Paper 68 : The Mode of Electing the President

In light of the “election” of Donald Trump as president on November 8 and the mounting evidence that Russia influenced our election to help Trump, and the fact that Trump lost by 3 million votes, makes this federal paper relevant today. The electoral college is a small “r” republican institution designed to keep foreign adversaries… Read more »