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Herman Cain received over 6,000 votes and about one percent of the votes in the South Carolina Republican primary Saturday, suggesting Stephen Colbert, who had urged his supporters to use Cain’s name on the ballot to show support for him, has a bit of work to do before he becomes president of the United States of South Carolina.

While the big news is certainly Newt Gingrich surging to a double-digit win, ignoring Colbert’s candidacy entirely would be a mistake, as every day he’s in the race is another day the campaign finance system is mocked and ridiculed.

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Trump mob storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Some of the January 6 rioters who are facing federal criminal charges are now saying, as part of their defense, that they were misled, brainwashed or unfairly manipulated by then-President Donald Trump, MAGA media and/or the QAnon cult. And one of the rioters who is using that type of defense is QAnon supporter Doug Jensen, who is saying that he was a "victim" of false information from the far-right conspiracy movement.

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