Pro-Putin Trump Followers Constitute a Powerful Wing in the Republican Party

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/Republicans march toward lawless authoritarianism. Some say: Fascism/ A far right wing of the Republican Party tightly bound to former President Donald Trump is fighting to push the GOP toward the “America First” isolationism that underpinned his 2016 presidential bid. The pro-Putin Trump loyalists include Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia. In a speech on the House floor in March, …

Republican Candidates: A Sorry Lot

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/Do all sociopaths become Republicans, or do all Republicans become sociopaths?/ A GOP Specialty: Bad Senate Candidates (Excerpt) “Perhaps Republicans should (think hard) before nominating another lousy Senate candidate in a race they should win. Witness Eric Greitens, who is running for the open Senate seat in Missouri. In 2018 he resigned as Governor amid allegations he’d sexually coerced a …

How To Vote Absentee in Georgia

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AJC: How to vote absentee in Georgia (*printer not included) “Voters can no longer request an absentee ballot online without signing a paper form, meaning they’ll need access to a printer in most circumstances.”

Primer for Georgia Elections 2022 – Updated March 17, 2022

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(The following is a current snapshot of state-wide races in Georgia and of some Congressional races. It is a work in progress. Additional information will follow as candidates enter or withdraw from races). Get ready for the 2022 elections in Georgia Basic information on your personal registration, voter status:Georgia My Voter PageMore details on absentee voting (vote by mail), polling …

Reminder: Election of GA SECSTATE Is Critical This Year

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Republicans nationwide are going all-out to elect Trump puppets as their State Secretary of State because of the position’s key role in managing elections. Having Trump puppets in place will greatly facilitate Republican efforts to steal elections, especially the 2024 presidential election. In 2020, Trump pressed incumbent Republican SECSTATE Brad Raffensperger to illegally alter the popular vote count to switch …

“‘Blue’ suburban moms are mobilizing to counter conservatives in fights over masks, book bans and diversity education”

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//WHAT DEMOCRATS NEED MORE OF: LOCAL ACTIVISM// From the Washington Post:(Excerpts) Dozens of suburban moms from around the country dialed into an Ohio-based Zoom training session last month with the same goal — to learn how to combat the increasingly vitriolic rhetoric from parents whose protests over mask mandates and diversity education have turned school board meeting rooms into battlegrounds. …

Trump Bluntly Admits Disdain for the Constitution and the Rule of Law

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In two speeches in late January, Trump left no doubt of his total disregard for the Constitution and the rule of law, and his—and the Republican Party’s—willingness to turn to violence to restore him to power in 2025. In a speech on January 30, Trump bluntly stated that Vice President Pence had the right to overturn the 2020 election in …

Why Is the Justice Department Ignoring Trump’s Criminal Acts to Destroy Democracy?

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The fecklessness Attorney General Garland and the Justice Department have shown in dealing with Trump’s publicly revealed criminal acts is a stunning indictment of our legal justice system. IndieDems will not waste its time setting the stage for our analysis by going a detailed accounting of what we mean by “criminal acts.” The media headlines for the past year spell …