Author Archives: Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman

Fascist Ohio’s bribed $60 million nuke reactor meltdown

While Trump pumps his private gestapo into cities like Portland and Seattle, Ohio’s homegrown fascist legions launched a blitzkrieg of their own. Continue reading

Bribed Ohio’s $60 million radioactive uproar rocks the 2020 vote

Ohio’s biggest-ever bribery case is rocking America’s reactor industry … and the fall election. Continue reading

Election protection in 12-18 states will decide the fate of the Earth

The 12-18 states that will decide the presidency this fall are already being primed for voter suppression and election theft by the Trump GOP. Our ability to overcome will decide the fate of the Earth. Continue reading

Will Trump’s GOP finally kill American democracy?

For Donald Trump’s GOP followers, the real issue in the 2020 election is democracy itself. Continue reading

We need universal mail-in ballots for the 2020 election

We’re all now party to the most critical election protection debate in U.S. history, one that has entered the coronavirus stimulus package to the tune of $400 million, which may be just a fraction of what’s really needed. Continue reading

Iowa should be a warning—it’s time to switch to paper ballots

The chaos in Iowa’s Democratic primary is nothing new. Continue reading

Ohio’s pro-nuke assault threatens American democracy with violence & more

The nuclear industry’s violent assault on democracy in Ohio has taken a surreal leap. It could seriously impact whether Donald Trump will carry this swing state—and the nation—in 2020. Continue reading

Fascist pro-nuke assault on anti-bailout referendum headed to Ohio Supreme Court

The infamous gestapo-style assault on an Ohio anti-nuclear referendum is now headed to the Ohio Supreme Court. Continue reading

Will the Trump GOP strip and flip America’s 2018 election while the Democrats fail to protect the vote?

Are you ready to be a poll worker? Continue reading

Convicted Trumputin consigliere Paul Manafort linked to Ohio’s stolen 2004 election

The infamous Trumputin consigliere Paul Manafort worked with the GOP operatives who stole Ohio’s 2004 presidential election at the same time they teamed up to install the Kremlin’s chosen mafia don in Ukraine. Continue reading

Jim Crow Supremes enshrine voter lynch law and may have stolen the 2018 election for Trump’s GOP

The US Supreme Court (by the usual 5-4) has certified Ohio’s Jim Crow stripping of more than a million mostly black and Hispanic citizens from the 2018 voter registration rolls. Unless the Democrats effectively respond, a GOP victory in the 2018 mid-term election may be a done deal. Continue reading

Are the Supremes about to give Trump a second term?

The US Supreme Court may be about to make a second Trump term inevitable. Continue reading

Will Jim Crow strip & flip the Alabama Senate race . . . or will Monday’s major court victory stop that from happening?

While the whole world watches Tuesday’s Alabama US Senate election, race-based battles behind the scenes could decide the outcome. Continue reading

Jim Crow GOP steals another election as brain dead Democrats & media say nothing

The Jim Crow GOP has stolen yet another congressional election, this time in Georgia. As always, the media and Democrats are saying nothing about it. Continue reading

It doesn’t take a Russian to hack an American election

Russia, Russia, Russia!!! But what about the Americans? Continue reading

Trump is our imperial vulture come home to roost—we must repent

As the nightmare reality of Donald Trump sinks in, we need to put our resistance in a larger perspective. Continue reading

We are mourning . . . but we are marching & organizing for democracy & the Earth

In the midst of a terrible national illness, we organize and march for the known and solid cures. Continue reading

Trump’s racist ‘rigged election’ attack is as old as America

Donald Trump’s demand for “monitors” at polling places to prevent a “rigged election” is an old and ugly story. Continue reading

Distrust of 2016′s hackable election is a media landslide with just one solution: Hand-counted paper ballots

Finally, the major for-profit media is approaching consensus that it’s easy to hack U.S. political elections. Even candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are raising unprecedented doubts—from very different directions—about the reliability of the upcoming vote count. Continue reading

Will GOP swing state governors strip & flip Donald Trump into the White House?

As the Democratic Convention opened in Philadelphia, there’s just one clear message that matters from the Republicans: Donald Trump will be within ten points of Hillary Clinton in the fall election. Continue reading

How the Electoral College could make Paul Ryan president in 2016

Just when you thought you’d heard everything about this year’s chaotic race for the presidency, you might want to go back and look at the 12th Amendment. It could, among other things, make Paul Ryan president. Continue reading

Is Hillary stealing the nomination? Will Bernie birth a long-term movement?

At this delicate moment in the primary season, we all need to take a deep breath and evaluate what comes next. Continue reading

Why can’t The Nation & the left deal with election theft?

There are two things we all need to know about the upcoming 2016 election . . . Continue reading

Is the 2016 election already being stripped & flipped?

Disturbing signs of the time-tested “Strip and Flip” strategy for stealing elections have already surfaced in 2016. Will they ultimately decide the outcome, as they have in too many recent elections? Continue reading

New Hampshire The birthplace of electronic election theft

As the New Hampshire primary lurches toward the finish line, the reality of electronic election theft looms over the vote count. Continue reading

We need the ‘Ohio Plan’ to stop the ‘strip & flip’ of American elections

As the 2016 election approaches, we must remember that our electronic voting system as it currently stands is thoroughly rigged. The entire outcome can be flipped with a few late night keystrokes, as was done in Ohio 2004. Continue reading

Official vote tally on Ohio’s pot issue deemed ‘statistically impossible’

The “stolen election” controversy over this month’s officially defeated Ohio pot legalization referendum has gone to a new level. Continue reading

Why the Drug War has been a 40-year lynching

The Drug War has been a 40-year lynching . . . the corporate/GOP response to the peace and civil rights movements. Continue reading

Why it could be President Bush & VP Kasich

Get ready: the Republicans may not know it, but they’ve all but certified their ticket for 2016, and they will probably win. Continue reading

How the GOP bought, rigged, stole and lynched the 2014 election

First in a series

Since the Bush-Cheney-Rove theft of the 2000 election in Florida, the right of millions of American citizens to vote and have that vote counted has been under constant assault. Continue reading

George Will confirms Nixon’s Vietnam treason

The new release of extended versions of Nixon’s papers now confirms this long-standing belief, usually dismissed as a “conspiracy theory” by Republican conservatives. Now it has been substantiated by none other than right-wing columnist George Will. Continue reading

Ohio’s corporate junta takes a hit from the labor left

Swing state Ohio mocks the very idea of democracy. As it so often does, Ohio reflects a national trend: this one the plunge toward corporate one-party state governments very much at odds with what the public thinks and wants. Continue reading