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QAnon Nutbag Kari Lake Wins GOP Arizona Gov Primary

The Associated Press reports: Kari Lake, a former news anchor who walked away from her journalism career and was embraced by Donald Trump and his staunch supporters, won the Republican primary for Arizona governor on Thursday. Lake’s victory was a blow to the GOP establishment that lined up behind lawyer and businesswoman Karrin Taylor Robson in an attempt to push …

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Accused Rioter Gets Permission To Represent Himself

The Wichita Eagle reports: A Kansas man facing eight charges in the Capitol riot — including allegedly trying to force open a door inside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office suite — will be allowed to represent himself in the case, a federal judge has ruled. William Pope, of Topeka, told U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras at a hearing Tuesday that …

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Trump Cultists Plot Campaign To Recall Georgia DA

Yahoo News reports: Donald Trump’s allies in Georgia are mounting a campaign to recall Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis over her investigation into the then president’s attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 election and are seeking to recruit high-dollar donors to fund it, according to sources familiar with the effort. A source involved in the effort told …

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Cheney’s Challenger: The 2020 Election Was “Rigged”

The Casper Star-Tribune reports: Rep. Liz Cheney’s Donald Trump-endorsed challenger, Harriet Hageman, told a crowd of people that the 2020 election was “rigged” in favor of President Joe Biden. This statement is Hageman’s clearest public stance on the integrity of the presidential election so far. “Absolutely the election was rigged. It was rigged to make sure that President Trump could …

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“Snitch” Homocon Rioter In Hot Water With Judge

Washington DC’s CBS affiliate reports: Brandon Straka’s attorney, Bilal Essayli, and federal prosecutors appeared before U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich on Wednesday for a status hearing to discuss the release last week of a sentencing memo detailing aspects of his cooperation with the government’s investigation into the Capitol riot. “It’s been brought to my attention that Mr. Straka has been …

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Fox Is Angry That Obits Mention Late Rep’s Trumpism

Fox News reports: The Washington Post highlighted Rep. Jackie Walorski’s, R-Ind., decision to vote against the impeachment of former President Trump and the certification of President Biden’s victory in Arizona and Pennsylvania in their report on the representative’s death. The Washington Post’s report noted the congresswoman’s religious conservatism and anti-abortion stances, including her opposition to the Women’s Health Protection Act …

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Lindell: I’ve Spent $40M Spreading My Batshittery

The Guardian reports: MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell, a fervent Donald Trump ally, says he has poured $35-40m into a wide crusade – a wave of lawsuits to get rid of voting machines that he faults for Trump’s defeat, a new movie about voting fraud, and a hefty legal stable – to promote charges that the 2020 election was riddled …

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Still No Winner In Arizona GOP Gubernatorial Primary

The Arizona Republic reports: Elections officials continue to count ballots from Tuesday’s primary election, and those that are slowing down the results are mostly ones that people dropped off at the polls. Numbers released Wednesday evening showed a small increase in votes for both Kari Lake and Karrin Taylor Robson as they vie for the GOP nomination for governor. Likewise, …

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Jan. 6 Committee Wants Contents Of Jones’ Phone

Rolling Stone reports: The January 6th House committee is preparing to request the trove of Alex Jones’s text messages and emails revealed Wednesday in a defamation lawsuit filed by victims of the Sandy Hook massacre, Rolling Stone has learned. On Wednesday, Sandy Hook victims’ attorney Mark Bankston told Jones that his attorney had mistakenly sent Bankston three years worth of …

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Walker Finally Commits To Debating Warnock [VIDEO]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Herschel Walker said he would participate in an Oct. 14 debate in Savannah against U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock amid pressure from his allies and criticism from Democrats who mocked him for refusing to commit to a showdown. The former football star has hedged for months about whether he’d square off against Warnock, …

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Sandy Hook Lawyers: Alex Jones’ Lawyers Accidentally Sent Us The Entire Contents Of His Cell Phone [VIDEO]

The right wing Daily Wire reports: The defamation trial against Infowars founder Alex Jones took a big turn on Wednesday when the attorneys representing the parents of a Sandy Hook victim said that that Jones’ attorney accidentally sent them the conspiracy theorist’s text messages. Mark Bankston, who is representing the parents of a Sandy Hook victim who are suing Jones …

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QAnon Oath Keeper Wins AZ State Senate Primary

Phoenix’s NBC affiliate reports: After a tight race, State Sen. Kelly Townsend has conceded to her opponent, Sen. Wendy Rogers [photo]. But Townsend said it came with a steep price tag. “It took $1,732,200.27 to beat me,” Townsend said in a post on Twitter. The two had been running in the Republican primary for District 7 State Senator. According to …

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Kultist Kris Kobach Wins GOP Kansas AG Primary

Talking Points Memo reports: Anti-immigration hardliner, voter fraud alarmist and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach finally broke his losing streak on Tuesday night, winning the Republican primary for Kansas attorney general. Kobach defeated Kansas state Sen. Kellie Warren (R), his top rival, by a little over four points. Kobach’s victory follows a string of failed bids for Kansas …

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Oath Keepers Lose Attempt To Delay Sedition Trials

Politico reports: The first trial on seditious conspiracy charges related to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol is on track to begin in Washington next month for nine members of the Oath Keepers’ militia, after a federal judge on Tuesday turned down a request by nearly all defendants to put off the courtroom showdown until next year. Defense …

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Jones: Sandy Hook Judge Is “Demonically Possessed”

Media Matters has the transcript: They had to default me in all four cases, saying I turned over nothing, while they sit there and show the jury, they’re deciding how guilty I am. Not if I’m guilty or innocent, showing the juries all these emails and all these videos that we turned over to them while the judge tells them …

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QAnon AZ Candidate Warned On Stealing Ballot Pens

USA Today reports: The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office on Tuesday ordered a Republican candidate to stop urging voters to replace government-issued pens at polling stations. In a cease and desist letter, the County Attorney’s Office told Maricopa County Board of Supervisors candidate Gail Golec to immediately retract social media posts. Golec, a Scottsdale real estate agent who has previously spread …

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IL Gov Nominee Tries To Tamp Down Holocaust Furor

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Republican gubernatorial nominee Darren Bailey on Tuesday tried to minimize comments he made five years ago in which he said the Holocaust “doesn’t even compare” to abortion — remarks that have enflamed the Jewish community and the state’s Jewish governor, J.B. Pritzker. “In no way was I attempting to diminish the atrocities of the Holocaust and …

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QAnon Nutbag Loses Kansas Sec Of State Primary

PBS NewsHour reports: The top state elections official in Kansas beat back a far-right challenger who promoted conspiracy theories in one of several primaries Tuesday featuring candidates for secretary of state who have expressed skepticism of elections or promoted lies about the 2020 presidential election. Mike Brown, a construction contractor and former county commissioner in the Kansas City area had …

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DeVos-Backed Cultist Wins Michigan GOP Gov Primary

The Detroit Free Press reports: Tudor Dixon, the Muskegon County woman who won the Republican nomination for governor Tuesday, remains a relative unknown in Michigan. Dixon, who was endorsed Friday by former President Donald Trump, will be seeking to increase her profile sharply as she faces off against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in the November election. Dixon, 45, of Norton …

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Blake Masters Wins Arizona GOP Senate Primary

Yahoo News reports: Blake Masters, an ultra-MAGA candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won the marquee GOP Senate primary in Arizona Tuesday night, setting up a general-election showdown with his more traditional Democratic rival that will test whether the way to win a key swing state in 2022 is by channeling the animosities of the far right — or …

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