Steve Bannon has made “deeply flawed” arguments for escaping prosecution on contempt of Congress charges and should stand trial as scheduled in July, House lawyers said, in an unusual court brief backing up the Justice Department’s case against the onetime Trump advisor.Steve Bannon made ‘deeply flawed’ arguments for escaping a contempt of Congress prosecution, House tells judge
Peter Thiel is full of contradictions—a libertarian who founded a company that aids government surveillance, a critic of tech who supports Facebook’s mission for world domination, and a defender of free speech who helped to kill a media outlet.The Dungeon Master
They’re not MAGA. They’re not QAnon. Curtis Yarvin and the rising right are crafting a different strain of conservative politics.INSIDE THE NEW RIGHT, WHERE PETER THIEL IS PLACING HIS BIGGEST BETS
Geeks for Monarchy: The Rise of the Neoreactionaries (For more, see the reading list at the end of the article)
Their plan is to take over the machinery of our democracy from the ground up by electing Trump loyalists in this coming fall’s midtermsWill Trump-Bannon Election Theft Plan Work?
All four were charged with conspiring to defraud donors in We Build the Wall, a crowdfunding effort to build a U.S.-Mexico barrier along the southern border. The charity claimed that every “penny” of the $25 million raised would go toward construction, but prosecutors say that Bannon pocketed $1 million. Kolfage took $350,000 and bought a yacht, a Range Rover SUV, a golf cart, jewelry, and cosmetic surgery with donors’ money, according to the indictment.
Review: Securing Democracy: My Fight for Press Freedom and Justice in Bolsonaro’s Brazil, by Glenn Greenwald. 2021. Chicago: Haymarket Books.Greenwald’s Bombshell Brazil Scoops Have Curious Blindspot for US Involvement
“War Room” has made a name for itself by pushing Big Lie propaganda. But the craziest moments happen when Bannon & Co. talk about China.Steve Bannon’s Podcast Is the New Red Scare