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Political News last weekend:
* 56% of Americans say Trump should be convicted/barred from ever holding office,
* Republicans introduced 100+ voter suppression bills in 2021,
* Former Trump/GOP aide charged distributing child porn!

Stacey Abrams: Our democracy faced a near-death experience.
Here’s how to revive it.
Credit: Ahmed Gaber/Reuters via WaPo


ABC News: Majority of Americans say Trump should be convicted, barred from federal office: POLL

Common Dreams: Republicans Have Already Introduced Over 100 Voter Suppression Bills This Year

Daily Kos: Feds: Proud Boys Spent Weeks Planning Capitol Riot – Leader Ethan Nordean A “Serious Risk of Flight”

Law & Crime: Judge Orders OAN to Pay Rachel Maddow and MSNBC $250,000 in Attorney Fees For Filing Frivolous Defamation Lawsuit

Bloomberg: How the QAnon Conspiracy Seduces Normal People – The theory contains many of the same features that make games and detective novels so enjoyable.

Curiouser Institute: A Game Designer’s Analysis Of QAnon – Playing with reality [Ed. note: this is from Sept. 30, 2020 though very pertinent today!]

CNN: Mark Cuban on ‘Lou Dobbs Tonight’ cancellation: Words have consequences

WaPo: Lou Dobbs, and the most problematic claims Trump allies made about voting machines

Newsweek: Disclaimer Steals the Show in MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s Election Fraud ‘Documentary’ [Ed. note: Trump sycophants peddling lies now have to protect their backsides from lawsuits with disclaimers.]

Daily Kos: Jim Hoft, founder and editor of the far-right publication The Gateway Pundit, was suspended from Twitter Saturday – one of the most notorious peddlers of conspiracy theories on the Internet

WaPo: Opinion: Stacey Abrams: Our democracy faced a near-death experience. Here’s how to revive it.


Business Insider: Trump shifted campaign donor funds into his heavily indebted private business after his election loss, report says

The Daily Beast: Former Trump and GOP Aide Charged With Distributing Child Porn

Business Insider: Trump could be fined $12 million after an Illinois judge ruled his Chicago hotel violated an environmental protection law for 3 years

People: Donald Trump Banned from Future Re-Admission to SAG-AFTRA: It’s ‘More Than a Symbolic Step’

WaPo: Trump’s lie that the election was stolen has cost $519 million(and counting) as taxpayers fund enhanced security, legal fees, property repairs and more

Posted by Steve on February 8, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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