More than 100 years ago, George Satayana wrote “those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it.” When it comes to political scandals it is especially true. So today, some Michigan political history that may foreshadow one of the first big stories of 2023. And that is the investigation of former state House Speaker Lee … Continue reading Holiday Special – Corruption Dejá Vu
Monthly Archives: December 2022
The recounts show what we all knew: Michigan’s elections were fair, and the vote counts accurate. Michigan has a major supporting role in the January 6 final report – with evidence that could put some state Republicans in jail as it details efforts by Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s Michigan victory. And two of … Continue reading Who Will Go to Jail?
Jeff and Mark are traveling this week as we record the “pre-criminal-referrals” episode of the podcast. Jeff is getting the better end of the deal! He’s in Nashville where leaders of the Lincoln Project are holding their post-midterm victory lap…beginning planning for 2024..and sampling the hospitality of America’s country music capitol. Mark is coming up … Continue reading And the (pointless) Recounts Keep on Coming!
Lame ducks, federal subpoenas re: Michigan’s 2020 election, a Supreme Court hearing on ending democratic elections, another court hearing on the lawyers who pushed the BIg Lie in Michigan, a bizarre farewell speech from the top Republican in state government, and a new wrinkle in the Democratic Party’s plans to shift the presidential primary schedule … Continue reading Recount Tinfoil Hats and Other Insanities
Donald Trump may be drawing a lot of heat for his Ye-Dinner with white nationalist Nick Fuentes at his Mar-A-Lago crime scene, but his acolytes in Michigan appear to be firmly in control of the state’s Republican Party. Potential criminal defendant Matt DePerno appears poised to become the new state Republican chair, but he now … Continue reading Keep Building – Or Fail! (Guests: Amy Chapman, Jon Hoadley)