Seth Barrett Tillman, a law lecturer at the National University of Ireland, dug up an eye-opening Newsweek article from January 18, 2018. Currently, Trump supporters who think the election was rigged are being silenced and vilified as delusional for thinking that the results could be overturned and Trump become President again. I’m not saying that could happen, but this article reminds us that many Democrats had a very different attitude when they thought the Mueller probe might prove that Russia rigged the 2016 election for Trump.
The article quotes Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig as saying that if it was proven Trump conspired with Russia to steal the election (spoiler alert: it wasn’t, and he didn’t), both he and Mike Pence should resign or be impeached. That would make then-House Speaker Paul Ryan President, and he should nominate Hillary Clinton, "the person defeated by the treason of his own party, and then step aside, and let her become President.”
Lessig admitted that there is no “mechanism for correcting the criminal results of the previous election," and he wasn’t saying this should happen, just that it could.
The important point is that only three years ago, questioning the validity of the previous Presidential election wasn’t treason or insurrection, it was free speech. And fantasizing about the current President being forced to step down and replaced by his former opponent because the election was rigged wasn’t a conspiracy theory so crazy that anyone who even mentioned it had to be censored, monitored and investigated. It was something that Harvard professors openly discussed in mainstream media outlets.
Gee, I wonder what changed in so short a time?
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06/29/2021 02:40 PM
One would think an Harvard Professor would know when to use the objective case. It should read,” HIM and Mike Pence” not “HE and Mike Pence”!
To quote Thomas Sowell:
In every disaster throughout American History there always seems to be a man from Harvard in the middle of it.
Dorothy M McReynolds
06/27/2021 05:12 PM
I'm thinking about Biden's bait and switch on the "bipartisan agreement" on infrastucture, followed by a "won't sign this without another deal at the same time giving Dems everything we want". But what I don't understand is the flinching of the Republicans. If they move forward and vote for the bipartisan agreement and then stick to their guns about not voting for the radical spending bill, won't it be on Biden's head if he doesn't sign a bipartisan deal?
06/27/2021 03:16 PM
I have a gut feeling that Joe Biden isn’t going to be heartbroken if this were to happen. I remember on one of his first days in office standing by his desk, thumbing through some papers, he said “Donald Trump, I miss you!” I think he already knew he was in over his head! It was televised and I’m sure it could be found. If he was my father, I would charge the ones that are using him with Elder Abuse!
Floyd A Unger
06/27/2021 02:56 PM
Now we’re talking
06/23/2021 12:38 AM
Thank you for honest and truthful news updates. God bless and keep you and your family. May God bless our USA????????????
06/22/2021 08:48 PM
Well, I dream of being able to see Biden/Harris impeached, and Trump returning to the Presidency, Biden/Harris are a "disaster on wheels!" I can't imagine what our country will be like in another year, if they stay in office...Broke, is one thing, overrun with criminals, is the other. All I can say, is
God Help Us!! Please!!
06/22/2021 05:33 PM
replace Biden with trump today , Biden is destoring America he has to be stopped
Cynthia A. Lucas
06/22/2021 05:04 PM
My analysis - The wrong doing - All Trump wanted and wants to do is make America strong with all its' citizens included.
Colette L Wagner
06/22/2021 03:15 PM
We need to stand up to the double standard. Why are we afraid of being called a name. It may be bad for someone on the National stage, but everyday Americans shouldn't be afraid to stand up for what is truth in their world.
06/22/2021 11:06 AM
To have any Justice, anymore, we will need to gut the established agencies, suspected of Abetting & Collusion, and start anew. Drain the Swamp and Flame Throw the banks of waters edge. The Convention of States, from Article Five, is sounding even more necessary.