“It definitely adds another layer of complexity, because the Democrat Party has focused on educating people how to manage the controls, where on the Republican side, the effort has been more on getting rid of the change in the voting system,” said Lusk. “So the Democrats embrace it, and they educate people on how it functions. Do that over four, five, six years, and you’re going to be in a position to have a few thousand more people understand it on your side, and a few thousand fewer on the other side.” … [Read more...] about The Right Wing’s New Election Boogeyman
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League (Lega) senator Roberto Calderoli said the death threats against Salvini were not stunts but were serious and compared them to death threats received by former Italian prime minister Aldo Moro, who was assassinated by the far-left Red Brigades in 1978 after being kidnapped. … [Read more...] about Death Threat: Salvini Blames Left After Receiving Bullet in Envelope
Trump also named another pol, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, a Black Republican who made an impressive appearance at the RNC, to his list. But most of his added jurists are either Trump administration alums (including former Solicitor General Noel Francisco) or Federalist Society members who Trump already placed in lower court positions. These include controversial Trump nominees like Sarah Pitlyk, the conservative lawyer with anti-abortion credentials who was rated as “unqualified” by the American Bar Association because she lacked trial experience, and Alison Jones Rushing, appointed to the 4th Circuit at the tender age of 37 despite (or because of) a connection with a Christian right group. … [Read more...] about Trump Adds Cotton, Cruz, and Hawley to His Right-Leaning Supreme Court Prospect List
Rookie pitcher Logan Webb had a story to tell, too. He struggled in the first two innings, putting the Giants in a 4-1 hole. At that point, Kapler approached Webb and encouraged him by suggesting the right-hander would pitch five or six innings and get the win. … [Read more...] about Giants playoff-bound? Gabe Kapler pressing right buttons, saying right things
Conspiracy theories arose from those two events, and militias began to form around the idea that the federal government couldn't be trusted, that it had too much power. In the United States, these are considered unorganized militias, unlike the National Guard and the Naval Militia, which are organized militia, according to the U.S. Militia Act of 1903. … [Read more...] about Militias say they protect rights, critics call it a sham.