The Manhattan DA revives the inert “hush money” case against TFG, and this little detail will never fail to make me snicker like a schoolgirl. I’m sure AG of The Daily Beans podcast will happily dust off her Pecker jokes!
The Times reported on Monday that witness David Pecker, former publisher of the National Enquirer, a tabloid that helped broker the deal with Daniels, was seen entering a building in Lower Manhattan where the grand jury has been empaneled.
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jan/30/donald-trump-hush-money-grand-jury-new-york
I’ve been a listener since stumbling into a Second Life group that used to host listing parties online during the Bush-W Administration. Do check out their Patreon!
The only way for the party to regain traction in rural places is by running strong campaigns in districts that usually back Republicans.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2022/05/02/opinion/democrats-rural-america.html
The future of America depends on young organizers connecting with rural voters. We liberals have forgotten the maxim:
“All politics are local.”
Reps. Khanna and Raskin say Democrats should reclaim issues of patriotism, stay out of the political correctness business and improve their dialogue on racial divisions to reach out to all Americans.
— Read on www.npr.org/2022/04/28/1094288815/two-democratic-progressives-plot-new-ways-to-fight-back-against-republican-gains
I’ve said this for more than 20 years; we’re not helping rural voters if we snub them because it’s easier to canvass in the suburbs and cities. And rural voters control Congress.
The Maine state senator Chloe Maxmin and her former campaign manager, Canyon Woodward, the authors of the forthcoming book “Dirt Road Revival,” join Dorothy Wickenden to talk about intensive grassroots organizing as the key to Democratic success at the polls.
— Read on www.newyorker.com/podcast/politics-and-more/can-democrats-win-back-rural-voters/amp
Oh, yes. The investigations into the planning and funding of the attempted Capitol Coup are getting closer and closer to the Trump crime family.
Guilfoyle’s texts, reviewed by ProPublica, represent the strongest indication yet that members of the Trump family circle were directly involved in the financing and organization of the rally.
Source: Texts Show Kimberly Guilfoyle Bragged About Raising Millions for Rally That Fueled Capitol Riot — ProPublica
Chuck Rosenberg and Frank Figliuzzi join Andrea Mitchell to discuss the weekend firing of U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman, who’s office in the Southern District of New York had conducted investigations into some of President Trump’s allies.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/andrea-mitchell-reports/watch/ag-barr-under-scrutiny-for-role-in-ouster-of-u-s-attorney-in-new-york-85690949540
The US president’s daughter blamed ‘cancel culture’ last week when her speech to a university was scrapped. In truth, she has been given a free pass for far too long, writes Arwa Mahdawi
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/10/has-ivanka-trump-finally-been-cancelled