Category Archives: Politics

Russian agent Maria Butina reported to her Russian handler that she’d “laid the groundwork for an unofficial channel of communication with the next U.S. administration” during the Trump campaign

[Republican operative Paul Erickson and his Russian spy lover Maria Butina in happier times… According to prosecutors, Butina “privately expressed ‘disdain’ for him“.] Back in July of 2015, not long after officially launching his presidential campaign, Donald Trump attended a conservative event in Las Vegas called “Freedom Fest.” It was at this event that Trump, […]

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Donald Trump, identified as “Individual 1” in court filings, is implicated in campaign finance felonies

This coming Wednesday, Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is scheduled to be sentenced on the several criminal counts that he’s admitted guilt to over the past year, from bank fraud to lying to federal investigators looking into possible collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russians. Today, in advance of that court […]

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Flynn, Mueller says, has provided “substantial help” to investigators, allowing them to significantly advance “several ongoing investigations”

Special counsel Robert Mueller, in a memo filed in federal court this evening, requested that former Trump administration National Security Adviser Michael Flynn (seen above in happier times, chanting “lock her up” with Donald Trump) be sentence to as little as no time in prison, in spite of his having pleaded guilty to lying to […]

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Michigan Republicans attempt a naked, lame duck power grab in advance of Whitmer, Nessel and Benson taking office

The Democrats, as you know, made huge gains across the midwest during this past midterm election. States like Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, that had helped put Donald Trump in the White House, all took big strides back in the other direction. Here in Michigan, not only did we flip two historically Republican House seats, […]

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Who among you, if given the chance, wouldn’t shit on Hillary Clinton, and do irreparable harm to our democracy, if it meant getting your very own skyscraper?

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former fixer, entered a guilty plea in federal court today, saying that he’d lied repeatedly top members of both the Senate and House intelligence committees in 2017, when he’d testified in writing that the Trump organization had not been pursuing a real estate deal in Moscow during the 2016 campaign. Cohen […]

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