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Whitmer accuses Trump of “inciting domestic terrorism,” saying that he’s “complicit” in the plot to kidnap and execute her

Yesterday, the FBI released the following video which appears to show several of the men involved in the recently thwarted plot to kidnap — and likely assassinate — Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The FBI, as you will recall, found the threat — which involved two former Marines — to be both serious and credible, arresting […]

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Five men arrested by the FBI in Ypsilanti for plotting to abduct and assassinate Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Last night, there were FBI raids in Wexford County and Hartland, leading to several arrests. At roughly the same time, another five men were taken into custody in Ypsilanti by agents of the FBI. [While they were arrested here, it doesn’t look as though any of the men lived in Ypsilanti.] According to court documents, […]

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Mark’s Covid Diary… July 26, 2020

I know there are other things that we should probably be talking about right now, like the “wall of moms” in Portland or the flood of disinformation headed our way about vote-by-mail, but I feel, for the sake of my sanity, the I need to step back, and write about other stuff for a while. […]

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American service members are assassinated in Afghanistan as part of Russian bounty program. Trump responds by inviting Putin to the White House, and fighting for his reinstatement into the G-7.

Earlier today, the President of the United States tweeted out a video in which one of his supporters, driving a golf cart decked out with “Trump 2020” and “America First” signs, yells out “white power” when confronted by protesters. Donald Trump has since removed the video in question, but not before referring to his supporters […]

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Just how bad is this armed, pro-Trump protest in Lansing going to be?

Apparently, the first two armed protests in Lansing weren’t sufficient. A third is scheduled for tomorrow, and, judging from what we’re seeing on social media, and in the press, it promises to be even more insane. Here, to give you a sense of what’s floating around on Facebook, is an excerpt from a recent Metro […]

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