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Biden emails more disinformation peddled by Giulani and the usual, disreputable cast of characters

From the Left / Joe Conason /

What a stroke of luck for Donald Trump, just when the president's election prospects look irretrievably bleak: A trove of incriminating emails has turned up that supposedly connect Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden to a dubious businessman in Ukraine. Uncovered by the president's own intrepid lawyer Rudy Giuliani and his former adviser Steve ...Read more

Hands Off Those Military Ballots

From the Left / Joe Conason /

When President Donald Trump demands that we "get rid of the ballots," everyone knows exactly what he means. Since last spring, the aspiring tinpot dictator in the White House has spit out daily tweets full of falsehoods about mail ballots, which he calls "awful," "terrible" and "ripe for FRAUD." He pretends to draw a distinction between mail-...Read more

A duty to speak up

From the Left / Joe Conason /

So far, nobody in the United States military, including those retired from service, has expressed great surprise over President Donald Trump's alleged remarks about soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. Anger and disgust, yes, but not surprise.

Given his record of disrespect toward those who have worn the uniform, the comments reported in ...Read more

How the Clinton diversion shields Trump

From the Left / Joe Conason /

Only hours before Bill Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention on Aug. 18, a strange thing happened. The tabloids published newly discovered photos of the former president receiving a neck massage from a young woman. The pictures were allegedly taken in 2002 during a Clinton Foundation trip to Africa on the jet owned by Jeffrey ...Read more

Kamala reaction reveals Republican pathologies

From the Left / Joe Conason /

What was for most Americans a moment of inspiration -- the ascent of Sen. Kamala Harris, a woman of African and Indian descent, to a national party ticket -- has instead provoked paranoia and rage on the Republican right. Along with the usual petty insults spat by President Donald Trump, his minions in the media are returning to their habitual ...Read more

Ripping down Trump's 'treason' conspiracy

From the Left / Joe Conason /

History matters, especially when an unscrupulous president constantly seeks to revise and distort fundamental facts as events unfold. This week, a courageous law enforcement official stepped forward to correct the record at last, and under oath.

Over the past two years, as the Russia and Ukraine investigations unfolded, President Donald Trump ...Read more



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