Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: Paul Manafort

Let’s recall what exactly Paul Manafort and Rudy Giuliani were doing...

Russia has been working for years to influence and undermine the independence of its smaller neighbor. And some Americans have played a role in that.

Mueller makes ‘em sing

Paul Manafort is the latest Trump crony to change his mind about taking a bullet for the president.

Manafort pleads guilty to conspiracy against U.S. and obstructing justice

Manafort also admitted guilt in 10 outstanding counts previously filed in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Former Manafort associate pleads guilty to acting as an unregistered foreign...

Patten’s case was initially under investigation by the Special Counsel’s Office before being referred over to the Justice Department.

Why Manafort and Cohen thought they’d get away with it

It takes a special counsel to actually catch white-collar criminals.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty & implicates Trump as Paul Manafort is...

“If those payments were a crime for Michael Cohen, then why wouldn’t they be a crime for Donald Trump?”

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 22

Paul Manafort found guilty, Michael Cohen pleads guilty, EPA admits Trump would sacrifice lives for coal, and more.

Paul Manafort found guilty of bank and tax fraud

Manafort faces a maximum of 80 years in prison for his recent conviction.

Paul Manafort guilty on eight of 18 charges

The government alleged Manafort "hid income from foreign consulting from the IRS" and later "lied to banks to qualify for loans to sustain his lavish lifestyle."

Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail – first Trump campaign official...

“There is a history of deception on behalf of Mr. Manafort in this case."

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Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

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Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.