We are learning more and more about the mob that invaded the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. They were Trump-supporters, extreme Christian nationalists, QAnon believers, militia groups, and other assorted thugs. Mo Brooks, a Republican representative from Alabama, still believes that […]
For the record, the following United States Senators objected to the Electoral College vote in Arizona last night: Ted Cruz (R-TX) Josh Hawley (R-MO) Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) Roger Marshall (R-KS) John Kennedy (R-LA) Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) They are all Republicans. […]
Yesterday conservative columnist George Will blasted the GOP senators who will object to the vote of the Electoral College on January 6 (tomorrow). My favorite line from the piece: “Hawley–has there ever been such a high ratio of ambition to […]
Vacation is over. What did I miss? Here is a small taste of what has happened in American politics over the last ten days: A bomb exploded in Nashville on Christmas morning. We are learning more every day about the […]
Yesterday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finally acknowledged that Joe Biden was the “President-elect of the United States of America. He also warned GOP senators to stop contesting the election. Meanwhile, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has not said a […]
Yesterday the Electoral College made it official. Joe Biden is President-Elect of the United States. Meanwhile, Donald Trump is still tweeting about election fraud: So now that the election is in the books, what are the court evangelicals saying? (Let’s […]
Today the Electoral College will elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. How does this all work? CNN has a nice overview. Read it here. The New York Times also has a piece on what to expect today. And here is […]
Today pro-Trump evangelicals and their friends gathered in Washington D.C for a “Jericho March” to “stop the steal” of the 2020 election. Eric Metaxas, the creator and star of the recent Joe Biden parody video in which he transposed a […]
This was not a difficult prediction. Hillary Clinton beat Trump by 3 million votes. Biden will defeat Trump by more. Of course elections are not decided by the national popular vote. If they were, Trump would not be president.
Yale law professor Akhil Reed Amar says it was. Princeton historian Sean Wilentz says it was not.
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@JohnFea1 AS A HISTORY TEACHER~YOU SHOULD KNOW THAT AMERICA IS A CONSTITUTIONAL FEDERAL REPUBLIC, NOT A DEMOCRACY! RIDICULOUS. #MAGA #TRUMP — GoHome ToMommy (@reimagination1) January 13, 2017 I am seeing this more and more from the Trump fans who I […]