Prominent GA Republicans Participated in Electoral College Hoax that Aimed a Dagger at the Heart of American Democracy

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Following Trump’s defeat in the 2020 election, President Donald Trump’s henchmen gathered in the capitals of several states that Trump had lost and created fake certificates alleging that the signatories were Electoral College electors casting their votes for Trump. The phony certificates were sent to the National Archives declaring that Trump had won. The fake certificates were created by Trump …

Republicans Take America Deeper into the Moral Gutter

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Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus has recently revisited a 2017 New Yorker story reporting that a student selected for a coveted clerkship with William H. Pryor Jr., the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, had once written overtly racist statements. The student, Crystal Clanton, had sent texts to a fellow employee of the conservative …

Once more, the Media as Trump’s Enablers

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The Washington Post on January 11 published an op-ed by Trumpist columnist Gary Abernathy: Vilifying Trump supporters doesn’t solve anything. IndieDems Commentby Tom Barksdale I’ve read the Washington Post for 50+ years, I am appalled that the Post has published this piece of propagandistic horse manure. This column is to commentary what a Trump stump speech is to political dialogue. …

The Republican Plot to Steal Georgia Elections

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Georgians, Take Note: The Choices You Make in the Mid-term 2022 Elections Could Determine Whether Republicans Succeed in their plans to Steal the 2024 Presidential Election The outcome of key State races in November 2022 will play a critical role in thwarting Republican plans to steal the electoral votes in Georgia and other key states in 2024, if the Democratic …

The First Amendment Does Not Grant You Freedom of Speech

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As Christmas approached, President Biden and the First Lady were engaged in the traditional role of having the President publicly “answering” calls to NORAD’s Santa tracking center. An Oregonian, Jared Schmeck, called in with a question and ended the call with Merry Christmas and “Let’s Go Brandon,” Republican code words for insulting Biden. Schmeck was roundly criticized for such boorish, …

AJC: A rural Georgia community reels after its hospital closes

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(Excerpt) A record number of hospitals closed in rural America last year. For the residents of Cuthbert, Ga., the loss has brought delays for emergencies that can turn deadly. IndieDems Comment: For Georgia Republican officials who control the state to refuse to implement Medicaid expansion into the poorest parts of our state, and leave communities without any hospital at all, …

AP: “Georgia’s Perdue sues over 2020 election, pushes fraud claim”

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(Excerpt) Days after announcing his candidacy for governor, Republican David Perdue further embraced debunked claims of electoral fraud in Georgia’s 2020 presidential race by joining a lawsuit seeking to prove he and former President Donald Trump were cheated out of election victories. IndieDems Comment: We will not dignify Perdue’s discredited allegations by rehashing the readily available proof that he is …

David Perdue Takes on Brian Kemp in GA Governor Primary

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Former Senator David Perdue announced on December 6 that he was running in the 2022 Republican primary against Georgia incumbent governor Brian Kemp. The race pits Perdue, an out and out Donald Trump lap dog, against a GOP governor that has occasionally distanced himself from the former President. Trump is particularly livid that Kemp refused to go along with his …

The Permanent Update on Republican Sins

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Republicans have spent another 24 hours telling the Big Lie about massive voter fraud to justify prostituting our electoral system; advocating the election of overt racist & anti-Semitic disciples of QAnon; inciting violence; and approving labeling women Miss Piggy, bimbo, & dog. Republicans also claim to be Christians. Can some preacher, reverend, priest, or Archbishop explain to me how you …

Georgia Elections 2022: A Primer

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Georgia Elections 2022 Primer – Updated December 3, 2021 (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 …