Category: Politics

And The Winners In Georgia Are: Warnock and Ossoff

As of 3 AM ET, Jon Ossoff was leading David Perdue by 12,806 votes with 98% of the votes counted. The outstanding votes are mail-ins that more often than not lean heavily Democratic. There are currently about 40 thousand outstanding votes. Ossoff’s win should be confirmed by noon tomorrow. The race between the Reverend Raphael …

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Anatomy of Sedition in 62 Minutes

Sedition is overt conduct, such as speech and organisation, that tends toward rebellion against the established order. Sedition often includes subversion of a constitution and incitement of discontent toward, or rebellion against, established authority. Sedition may include any commotion, though not aimed at direct and open violence against the laws. Seditious words in writing are …

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Objectivity

Posted by ek hornbeck on 12.31.2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek hornbeck (A) philosophical concept of being true independently from individual subjectivity caused by perception, emotions, or imagination. A proposition is considered to have objective truth when its truth conditions are met without bias caused by a sentient subject. Scientific objectivity refers to the ability …

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Hessians

Originally posted by ek hornbeck on 12.26.2007. Re-posted by TMC for ek. A reprint from 2007 but as true today as it ever was. From Wikipedia’s entry on the American Revolutionary War Early in 1775, the British Army consisted of about 36,000 men worldwide… Additionally, over the course of the war the British hired about …

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How Can We Indict Thee, Let Us Count The Ways

“America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani is in deep trouble with the feds. He has been under investigation since February by the prosecutors of Southern District of New York where he was the US Attorney way back when.  The SDNY attorneys remained quiet during the election, but now the election is finished. Things got hotter last night …

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Hunting a Pardon

It’s pretty apparent corrupt Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has managed to protect himself from all the allegations and indictments he is facing but the walls are closing in with the end of the Squatter-in-Chief’s reign. So, what’s the poor guy do to get the Squatter’s attention. What else, file a bogus lawsuit directly to …

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They All Fall Down

The loser of the 2020 presidential election is still losing in his and his supporters attempt to overturn a decisive defeat. So far, the courts have rejected, flat out 12 of the trump campaigns lawsuits. In order for Trump to remain in office, the results of Pennsylvania plus two of Arizona, Georgia and Wisconsin. As …

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John Oliver – Trump & Election Results

A week after Joe Biden’s win in the US presidential election, the host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight John Oliver discusses Donald Trump’s various attempts to overturn the results, why his claims don’t hold water, and the consequences of indulging him.

Donald’s Unexplained Wealth

In a twitter thread The Scotsman investigative reporter Martyn McLaughlin talks about the Scottish Parliament discussion of Donald Trump suspicious financing of his Scottish properties and the source of his money. Thread: there’s been interesting discussion in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon about the use of Unexplained Wealth Orders to investigate Donald Trump’s deals to …

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Trump’s Coup Attempt

All the actions that the Loser Donald Trump is taking to cling to the presidency will, in the end fail, and, in 70 days on January 20, Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Trump can cause a lot of damage in those 70 days and …

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Live: President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris Victory Speech

President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris address the nation from Wilmington, DE.

Finally. President-Elect Joseph R. Biden

While Donald Trump was on the golf course, Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral college votes were declared for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) putting the Democratic team over the 270 threshold. Mr. Biden will become the 46th President of the United States and Ms. Harris will be the …

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