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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Right-Wing Liars Smearing Moore Accuser

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s allies in the conservative media have been trying desperately to undermine the numerous credible reports of sexual misconduct by Moore, and today they thought they’d finally spied an opportunity — which they immediately seized on with characteristic dishonesty.

December 9, 2017

Who Gave Roy Moore His First Judicial Gavel?

Maybe it was masochism, or maybe I felt the need to better understand the culture warrior’s demented version of American constitutional history, but something was nagging at me – as if I had forgotten some detail that would pull everything together if only I took the time to read his self-serving screed once again.

December 9, 2017

Roy Moore: America Was ‘Great’ During ‘Slavery’

At a campaign event earlier this year, an audience member asked Moore for his opinion on when the last time America was “great.” Moore responded: “I think it was great at the time when families were united—even though we had slavery—they cared for one another…. Our families were strong, our country had a direction.”

December 9, 2017

Sanders Supporters Urge DNC To Abolish Superdelegates

More than a dozen progressive groups are urging the Democratic National Committee’s post-2016 Unity Reform Commission to recommend the party end its superdelegate system, where one-sixth of those nominating the presidential candidate are chosen before primaries and caucuses.

December 9, 2017

NRA Quietly Moves To Help Roy Moore Win The Alabama Senate Election

The National Rifle Association has discreetly spent almost $55,000 against Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate special election effectively supporting reported child molester and Republican candidate Roy Moore. Public Integrity’s Ashley Balcerzak reported that the NRA spent a total of $54,772.03…

December 8, 2017

Roy Moore Poisons Alabama’s Business Climate

That’s how a moral America deals with men who molest underage girls. Roy Moore apparently did the same at age 32, except that one of the girls was 14 and his hands roved down to panty level. Every society has its Moores — sick predators who hide their perversions in a thick cloud of religiosity.

December 7, 2017

GOP Candor Makes Them No Less Vile

Increasingly, it seems like Donald Trump has paved the way for Republicans to get away with statements that are nearly as outrageous as his own. Take the shameless claims the Republicans have used to push for the tax bill over the past two months.

December 7, 2017
Trump, Voter Fraud

Preserving Real Ballot Integrity In Alabama

Lawyers representing Alabama citizens may file a lawsuit within days to preserve electronic images of every paper ballot cast in next week’s high-profile special U.S. Senate election between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore.

December 7, 2017

2 Polls Split On Who Is Winning US Senate Race In Alabama

Four-decade-old sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama Republican Roy Moore are playing a major role for voters in his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat, but nine days ahead of the election two major polls are split whether he is ahead of Democrat Doug Jones.

December 4, 2017

Conservatives Support Moore Even If Guilty

As his U.S. Senate campaign has been swamped by credible accusations of egregious sexual misconduct, Moore and his allies have taken the usual route toward undermining his accusers. The women, now middle-aged, have been denounced as liars, attention-seekers and tools…

December 2, 2017

Right-Wing Website: Vote For Moore Even If He Molested Teenagers

Religious conservative operatives have been the biggest and most hypocritical people in politics after five women came forward and alleged he had engaged in stalking, dating and even initiating sexual encounters with young girls. On Nov., 28th a Federalist writer named D.C. McAllister claimed that GOD chose Roy Moore.

December 1, 2017
Kellyanne Conway, Alternative Facts

Kellyanne Conway Officially Under Investigation For Endorsing Alleged Pedophile

Government employees, who draw their paychecks from taxpayer dollars, are barred from endorsing candidates, or using their paid positions to try to influence elections. That law is outlined in the Hatch Act. And when Kellyanne Conway went on Fox News last week to blast Alabama Democrat Doug Jones…

December 1, 2017
Trump, Voter Fraud

How The GOP Has Already Hijacked The Alabama Election

Progressive election integrity activists are already worrying Alabama Republicans will steal the December 12 special election for U.S. Senate, in which Republican Roy Moore, accused of sexual harassment by more than a half-dozen women, faces Democrat Doug Jones.

November 30, 2017

Alec Baldwin Says Democrats Must ‘Send Trump’ To Moscow

Baldwin took the stage to call for action and unity within the Democratic party. He said that former President Bill Clinton had told him to remind the audience that Democrats should focus on building a stronger message and encouraging voters to support the party…

November 29, 2017
Democratic, healthy, resistance

We Are Living in Perilous Times—And Yet There Is A Promising Movement Afoot

“The system is rigged!” is now an angry, bipartisan cry, intensifying as Trump bows to big-donor interests and deepens distrust of government. But here’s the worst part. Not only has big-donor influence blocked lifesaving public actions from worker safety to climate change, but in recent decades political donors have gotten savvier.

November 29, 2017
Roy Moore.

Washington Post: ‘Sting’ Sought To Embarrass Newspaper In Sex Probe

The Washington Post said Monday it was the target of an apparent “sting” operation that sought to plant a false story to discredit the newspaper’s investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

November 28, 2017
Trump, Media

Trump Stands Firm In Support For Roy Moore

“We can’t let Schumer-Pelosi win this race,” Trump posted on Sunday morning. He was referencing Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who head the Democratic contingents in their respective chambers of Congress.

November 27, 2017

Sen. Al Franken Vows To Regain Minnesota’s Trust After Harassment Allegations

The Minnesota Democrat, who has been accused by four women — two of them anonymously — of inappropriate contact, issued a Thanksgiving afternoon apology and pledge. He wrote that he “feels terribly that I’ve made some women feel badly.”

November 25, 2017
Ohio voters cast their votes at the polls for early voting in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in Medina Ohio

Here Comes The Next Big Right-Wing Attack On Our Voting Systems

The nation’s leading law groups defending expanded voting rights Wednesday warned hundreds of election officials across the nation not to be intimidated by right-wing threats to more aggressively purge voter rolls, saying they would defend them in court if necessary.

November 25, 2017

Investigative Report: Instagram’s Political Propaganda Spread To Multi-Millions Of Facebook Users In 2016

Maybe you saw it, too. On Thursday, I read a post from Facebook executives touting their determination to reel in the propaganda monster their platform had enabled in 2016’s election. “We are committed to protecting legitimate political discussion within our community,” Facebook said…

November 21, 2017

Roy Moore’s Preposterous Threat Against An Alabama News Publisher Backfires Spectacularly

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, accused of sexually assaulting minors, sent a cease-and-desist to Alabama Media Group (AMG) over’s allegedly defamatory coverage of him., which endorsed Moore’s Democratic opponent Doug Jones, was ready with a blistering response: “ hereby rejects your demand.”

November 21, 2017
White House anti-Semitism

Does Trump Support Roy Moore? White House Suggests No

The White House suggested Sunday that President Donald Trump sides with the accusers of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, even though Trump has kept quiet for weeks about the sexual misconduct allegations against the Republican contender.

November 20, 2017

No, Roy Moore, God Won’t Solve Our Problems

Roy Moore’s die-hard supporters have shown a vast capacity to accept his denials as a procession of women accuse him of sexual assault, fondling a 14-year-old and creeping out girls in malls. His evangelical followers are ready to believe him on that matter because they agree when he says that to be saved, we Americans must “turn from our wicked ways” and “come back to God.”

November 20, 2017

Washington Republicans Tried To Rig Alabama Election

The strange saga of Roy Moore’s senatorial bid in Alabama has made one thing clear: Nobody should doubt that the GOP is the modern political party most eager to rig election results—even when the target is a fellow Republican.

November 18, 2017

Our Country Turns To You, Alabama

“He picked her up around the corner from her house in Gadsen, drove her about 30 minutes to his home in the woods, told her how pretty she was and kissed her. On a second visit, she says, he took off her shirt and pants and removed his clothes.

November 18, 2017