Connect with us


Trump Pummeled for Claiming ‘I’m Not Fighting for Me’ After Losing 39 Election Cases



President Donald Trump kicked off Monday morning by insisting his spewing daily lies about a “rigged” election and refusing to concede is in service to the voters, not to himself.

Trump lost the election by more than six million votes and 74 Electoral College votes. And he has provided zero evidence of fraud.

“I’m not fighting for me, I’m fighting for the 74,000,000 million [sic] people (not including the many Trump ballots that were “tossed”), a record for a sitting President, who voted for me!”

Trump also managed to write “74 million” wrong.

Currently, President-elect Joe Biden is beating President Trump 80.1 million votes to 73.9 million votes, or 51.1% to 47.1%.

But as elections expert and Democratic attorney Marc Elias writes, Trump has lost 39 out of 40 cases:

Trump was quickly pummeled on social media.


Continue Reading
Click to comment

Enjoy this piece?

… then let us make a small request. The New Civil Rights Movement depends on readers like you to meet our ongoing expenses and continue producing quality progressive journalism. Three Silicon Valley giants consume 70 percent of all online advertising dollars, so we need your help to continue doing what we do.

NCRM is independent. You won’t find mainstream media bias here. From unflinching coverage of religious extremism, to spotlighting efforts to roll back our rights, NCRM continues to speak truth to power. America needs independent voices like NCRM to be sure no one is forgotten.

Every reader contribution, whatever the amount, makes a tremendous difference. Help ensure NCRM remains independent long into the future. Support progressive journalism with a one-time contribution to NCRM, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you. Click here to donate by check.


Internet Explodes as Trump Meets With ‘My Pillow Guy’ Whose Notes Reportedly Mention ‘Insurrection Act’ and ‘Martial Law’



The internet exploded late Friday afternoon when a highly-respected Washington Post photographer captured on camera notes held by Mike Lindell, the founder and CEO of My Pillow, one of the top advertisers on Fox News and a close confidant of President Donald Trump.

Lindell, according to the White House press pool, “was spotted outside the West Wing at 3 pm. He was on his cell phone at one point as he waited outside. The Marine let him inside at 3:05 pm.”

There is always a Marine stationed outside the Oval Office when the President is inside the Oval Office, but not when the President is not there.

The notes appear to mention “martial law,” a suggestion to move a dangerous Trump loyalist to the CIA as acting Director, the “Insurrection Act,” and something about “foreign interference in the election,” as Talking Points Memo reported.

Understandably, the Internet lit up like a Christmas tree, but with countless rumors, jokes, and concern.

All those aside, the question really is, would President Trump, who has less than five days left in office, actually fire the head of the CIA, and why? What would he hope to accomplish, do, or get away with if Gina Haspel were gone?

The other question of course is why would Trump listen to Lindell, a far right conspiracy theorist and religious extremist, but that question is unanswerable.

Here’s what some are saying.

CNN analyst, attorney, and former FBI Special Agent:

CNN White House correspondent:

Public advocacy firm:

Media Matters Senior Fellow:

Religion News Service national reporter:

Research director at CREW:

Economist and professor:

NBC News Reporter, “dystopia beat”:

Continue Reading


NRA Files for Bankruptcy



The National Rifle Association has filed a motion for bankruptcy. The embattled gun lobby group, besieged by allegations against its top leadership of years-long misuse of funds, after reportedly spending $30 million to help elect Donald Trump president in the 2016 election cycle, had also faced embarrassing reports of leadership with ties to Russia.

“The NRA listed assets and liabilities of as much as $500 million each, according to its bankruptcy petition,” Bloomberg reports, announcing the group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Texas.

In August New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a massive, devastating lawsuit against the National Rifle Association for fraud and self-dealing, and called for the gun group to be dissolved.

Bloomberg notes the NRA plans to “restructure and reincorporate in Texas.”


This is a breaking news and developing story. Details may change. This story will be updated, and NCRM will likely publish follow-up stories on this news. Stay tuned and refresh for updates.

Continue Reading


‘Deception on a National Scale’: Oregon Governor Slams Trump, Reveals ‘There Is No Federal Reserve’ of Vaccines



The Governor of the state of Oregon launched an attack on President Donald Trump, after learning, she says, the federal stockpile of coronavirus vaccines does not exist.

Governor Kate Brown, a Democrat, says “there is no federal reserve of doses.”

The federal government allegedly had been holding back some COVID-19 vaccine.

“I am demanding answers from the Trump Administration. I am shocked and appalled that they have set an expectation on which they could not deliver, with such grave consequences,” Gov. Brown said on Twitter.

“This is a deception on a national scale. Oregon’s seniors, teachers, all of us, were depending on the promise of Oregon’s share of the federal reserve of vaccines being released to us,” she added.

Brown says the news was confirmed to her “directly by General Perna of Operation Warp Speed: States will not be receiving increased shipments of vaccines from the national stockpile next week, because there is no federal reserve of doses.”

Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) reports Brown “said increased vaccine shipments will not arrive next week. The head of the state health authority said this puts vaccination efforts ‘at grave risk.'”

Friday afternoon, a Washington Post report appeared to indirectly confirm Governor Brown’s charges.

“When Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced this week that the federal government would begin releasing coronavirus vaccine doses held in reserve for second shots, no such reserve existed,” the Post reports, noting that the vaccine reserve “was already exhausted” when the “Trump administration vowed to release it.”


This article has been updated to correctly identify Governor Brown of Oregon.

Continue Reading


Copyright © 2020 AlterNet Media.