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Richard Belzer (1944-2023)

Actor and comedian Richard Belzer, who is best know for his roles in Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, died on Sunday at his home in France, age 78. Belzer fought injustice on screen and off, and made a cameo appearance with his Law & Order partner Ice-T in our 2016 film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. Belzer was a kind soul, a nonstop … READ MORE

Unite the Right Marcher Kills Himself Before Drug Trafficking Trial

Tiki torch-wielding Unite the Right rally participant Teddy Von Nukem committed suicide on January 30, 2023. Von Nukem, was about to go on trial for drug trafficking, but shot himself behind a shed at his home in Missouri on the day he was due to appear in court. Von Nukem was also involved in a brutal attack on a Black assistant school teacher, DeAndre Harris, however… READ MORE

The Words That Could Convict Trump

“It’s in front of him” may be the words that finally send Donald Trump to the hoosegow. The focus of Fulton County District Attorney, Fani Willis’ Grand Jury investigation was on the scheme to present a fraudulent slate of Electors to Congress. And, according to the January 6th Committee report, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel sent an “elector recap” memo to… READ MORE

The Secret History of a Riot

The 800-page gorilla of a report from the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the Capitol seems strangely silent on a few matters that, apparently, were a bit too uncomfortable for the Committee to take on.

So, buckle up for a discomfiting ride with… READ MORE

Darkness and Thanks

I want to let you in on something personal. Kind of rare for me.
Today felt really dark.
The press has been celebrating the “record voter turnout” in Georgia. But I know the terrible truth: Voter turnout plummeted by a million votes.

Why does it matter, and why do I care?… READ MORE