Monthly Archives: October 2016

The American Bar Assoc. wouldn’t run a piece calling Trump a “libel bully.” Here it is.

An American Bar Association journal commissioned an article on Donald Trump’s frivolous lawsuits — then worried they’d be a target. by Susan Seager – – – – The New York Times reported Tuesday that the American Bar Association refused to publish a report that it had commissioned on Donald Trump’s tendency to file meritless lawsuits. The […]

Trump aide reveals ‘three major voter suppression operations’

By Rebecca Savransky – – – – A senior adviser to Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign says the GOP nominee’s operation has three “voter suppression” drives intended to lower the vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton and provide a path to victory for Trump. The three efforts are mentioned by the senior adviser in an interview with […]

Former Party Pals of Trump Detail Coke-Fueled Sex Parties With Underage Models

But no, Trump doesn’t have a woman problem. By Elizabeth Preza / AlterNet – – – – – It’s no secret that underage girls are some of the most exploited people in the modeling industry. A new report by the Daily Beast indicates that before he became the Republican nominee, then-upcoming real estate mogul Donald Trump […]

BREAKING NEWS: FBI agents knew of Clinton-related emails weeks before director was briefed

By Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Ellen Nakashima – – – – The agents investigating Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server knew early this month that messages recovered in a probe of former congressman Anthony Weiner might be germane to their case. The delay in informing James Comey raises further questions about why this […]

Donald Trump mistook a black supporter for a protester and called him a “thug”

“Get him out!” by Jenée Desmond-Harrisjenee.desmondharris@voxmedia.com  – – – –  “We have a protester! By the way, were you paid $1,500 to be a thug?” That was Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addressing a black man in the crowd of a Kinston, North Carolina, rally Wednesday night, according to the Raleigh’s News & Observer. Using […]

Should be a hoot when judge hears RNC say it has nothing to do with GOP nominee in intimidation case

By Meteor Blades – – – – – The Democratic National Committee filed a motion  calling on a federal judge to hold the Republican National Committee in contempt for violating a long-standing consent decree barring it from intimidating voters at the polls via so-called “ballot security” measures—namely poll watchers using the excuse of looking out for […]

Voting by mail is fair, safe, and easy. Why don’t more states use it?

by David Roberts@drvoxdavid@vox.com  Across the country, people are already taking advantage of early voting, which is supposed to be more convenient than voting on Voting Day. Unfortunately, in the US, that’s a pretty low bar. I’ve been reading about people like Cynthia Perez, who stood in the hot Arizona sun for three hours to vote […]

GOP’s early vote worries mount

By KYLE CHENEY – – – –  Early-voting returns continue to paint a bleak picture for Donald Trump. In Nevada, where early in-person voting began on October 22, Democratic voters cast 23,000 more ballots than Republicans as of Tuesday afternoon, good for a 15 percentage-point edge in the nearly 150,000 ballots cast. (Mail-in and absentee ballots […]

The best anti-voter suppression tool is to VOTE EARLY

First-time voter Jeanne Marquez votes early in Las Vegas, Nevada. By kos – – – – There are two kinds of people at Daily Kos who aren’t voting early. 1) Your state doesn’t allow it. 2) You have romantic notions of voting early. The first, no one can do anything about now. Lobby your lawmakers to implement […]