For context, let's remember that this blog doesn't really care if Prez Trump stays in power OR if they hand over the D.C. game show to Chuck Woolery . . . Both old school white dudes are adept at engaging the crowd and keeping things lively, fun and surreal.
However . . .
There's no denying that the U.S. seems to be building toward an election climax or anti-climax depending on the level of belief and trust still intact among news watchers.
And so, a Missouri power move has snowballed into something more serious and these headlines offer an important overview of the "situation" in the making tonight . . .GOP Joins Fight Against Electoral College Vote
A coalition of GOP senators and senators-elect, led by Sen. Ted Cruz, will object to the Jan. 6 certification of the presidential election results when a joint session of Congress meets next week unless there is an emergency 10-day audit of the results by an electoral commission.
Local Protest Planned
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -Sean McCoy and other Trump supporters have been rallying outside of the Statehouse every Saturday since the election results were finalized. "The Democrats are trying to silence the voice of people, they are trying to get this country into a dictatorship and we don't want that," said McCoy.
Senator Mitt Vs. MAGA
Senator Mitt Romney of Utah joined two other Republicans in the upper chamber to denounce the GOP effort to challenge the Electoral College certification of President-elect Joe Biden's win on January 6, unless an audit of the results is conducted.
GOP Leader Threatens Violence
Louie Gohmert Suggests People 'Go to the Streets' and Be 'Violent' After Judge Throws Out Baseless Election Suit
After a judge tossed Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert 's baseless lawsuit that challenged President-elect Joe Biden's victory, the Trump sycophant responded by suggesting that those who live in a MAGA reality should "go to the streets" and be "violent."
Show-Me Future Plans
Let's say you're a would-be 2024 Republican presidential candidate. There's a crowded field alongside , the 800-pound gorilla. What's your strategy? Pretty easy to see Republican Missouri Sen. 's: All you have to do is look at his plan, announced Dec. 30, to formally object to the Jan.
Prez Trump Risks Senate Flip
CUMMING, Ga. - Outgoing President Donald Trump is throwing one grenade after another into the high-stakes Georgia Senate runoffs in the final days before the Tuesday election. And it's not clear who the victims of his explosions will be.
GOP Implosion Or Rebirth???
On the first day of 2021, President Donald Trump signaled the war to come within the Republican Party.
D.C. Standoff Starts
The far-right, male-only group, the Proud Boys, will descend onto Washington, D.C., in protest the same day Congress plans to certify Electoral College votes, officially confirming President-elect Joe Biden's win. Though the group will not wear its usual black and yellow colors Jan.6, the Washington Times first reported that the leader of the group, Enrique Tarrio, said members would dress "incognito," in Antifa's traditional all-black apparel.
Veep Talks Protocol
Vice President Pence's chief of staff said in a statement on Saturday that the vice president "welcomes" an effort by some lawmakers to "raise objections" on Jan. 6, when Congress meets to certify the Electoral College vote.
Accordingly . . .
TKC LATE NIGHT READERS: HOW DO YOU THINK THIS SHOWDOWN WILL PLAY OUT?!?
Our TKC blog community is honestly interested in some alternative perspectives on history in the making given that MSM seems dedicated to wielding influence over bad political theater rather than trying to understand the reality unfolding and its potential impact on mostly powerless plebs watching continued election drama.
As always, thanks for reading this week and have a safe and fun Saturday night.