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April 2021

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21PeruSecond round of the Peruvian presidential. Candidates are the far-left Pedro Castillo, a Marxist-Leninist that supports North Korea and Hugo Chávez, but also fights same-sex marriage and “gender ideology”, and the far-right Keiko Fujimori, daughter the former dictator Alberto Fujimori, who supports his legacy.
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4Ecuador Neoliberal politician Guillermo Lasso wins the presidential election in Ecuador. He will be inaugurated on 24 May.

March 2021

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13United KingdomScotland Former SNP leader and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond announces he’s forming a new party that will stand in the May Scottish parliament election, presumably standing against SNP candidates. Salmond has been at war with his former SNP colleagues for months, accusing them of mishandling abuse accusations made against him in an effort to destroy him.
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26United StatesMississippi. Republican nutjob, and Confederate wannabe, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, says people shouldn't be allowed to vote on a Sunday, because the US currency says "In God We Trust."
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20IsraelIsraeli elections will send some far-right racist and homophobic parties to the Knesset, which will very likely play into Netanyahu's strategy to form a coalition government. Among the shit they support are segregated maternity wards and religious law.
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16IsraelNobody has won the newest round of Israeli elections, as neither Netanyahu nor any of the opposition parties seem to have a viable path to a 61-seat coalition. Deadlock and a fifth round of elections seem likely.
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24United States Sidney "Kraken" Powell tries to get the defamation suit against her thrown out, by claiming that no reasonable person would've believed the stuff she made up in numerous court filings and news conferences. Which seems to be the very definition of defamation.
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7United States Trifecta for conservatives: in a single day, three Republicans announce their bids for the 2022 midterms: Georgia rep. Jody Hice is primarying Raffensperger, former Missouri governor Eric Greitens is running to succeed retiring moron Roy Blunt, and Mo Brooks is running for Senate.
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15Netherlands Mark Rutte's VVD holds onto power, in a coalition government, following the recent Dutch general election, with gains for the pro-European D66 party, and a decline for Geert Wilders' bunch of racists.
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29Australia The ruling Labor Party in West Australia sees a massive shift in its favour in the state election held 13 March. It increased its numbers in the 59 member house from 40 to 53, with a corresponding rout for the conservative opposition. The No Mandatory Vaccination party received 1.5% of votes and 0 seats. The Labor government had instituted a strong response to the covid crisis in 2020, which proved popular with the masses.
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39United StatesNevada. The entire staff of the Nevada Democratic Party resigns (and takes all the funds) after the DSA slate won in the leadership election, after spending the entire campaign accusing the left of seeking to divide the party
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14United Kingdom England Alt-right actor Laurence Fox has announced he is standing for Mayor of London under an anti-lockdown ticket. Much of the funding of his campaign comes from hedge fund manager Jeremy Hosking.
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18European Union FideszWikipedia leaves EPPWikipedia and either join the eurosceptic ECR or the nationalist Identity and democracy.
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37United States Donald Trump dismisses as "fake news" the idea that he is going to start a new party and strongly hints that he will run for President again in 2024. And the lying bloody git still insists he won the November 2020 election.

February 2021

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10United States Anti-semitic conspiracy wingnut Rick Wiles teases a 2024 presidential run based on a populist platform of seizing the wealth of billionaires and distribute it directly to the poor
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24United States Mike Lindell sued for $1.3 billion, by Dominion Voting Systems.
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29United Statesthe District of Columbia. At least 35 Capitol police officers are under investigation for their role in the January 6th terrorist attack on Congress.
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27SpainCatalonia Separatists grow majority in Catalonia regional parliament, despite the pro-union Socialist PartyWikipedia winning the most votes out of any single party.
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13United States Republicans came within 90,000 votes of controlling all of Washington
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21United StatesPennsylvania. John Fetterman, the current PA Lieutenent Governor and a noted progressive, launches Senate bid.
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19United KingdomEnglandWales Local elections will go ahead in England and Wales in May in spite of the pandemic. There will be hand sanitizer in polling booths and voters will have to bring their own pens or pencils.
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36United States "Lawyers" Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, along with Fox News hosts Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo and Jeanine Pirro, named as defendants in $2.7 billion defamation suit, brought by election technology company Smartmatic.
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28United StatesGeorgia (U.S. State). Lin Wood, the batshit insane Trump lawyer, who led the charge to have election results overturned, because of "election fraud," under investigation for... election fraud.

January 2021

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27United States Florida man's legal team quits, weeks ahead of his second Senate impeachment trial.
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20United StatesArizona. Arizona GOP lawmaker introduces bill to give legislature power to toss out election results
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43United States Rudy Giuliani facing a $1.3 billion defamation suit from Dominion Voting Systems.
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4Portugal Portuguese presidential election: According to exit polls incumbent center-right Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa wins with 57-62% of the votes, outpacing the Socialist candidate Ana Gomes wins 13-16% while the far right candidate André Ventura wins 9-12%
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30United StatesWisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published an editorial calling on Senator Ron Johnson to either resign or be expelled. He asked for space to respond, which he was provided - along with footnotes providing context and pointing out his lies.
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21United StatesCalifornia. More lawsuits! Former renowned Birther Orly Taitz has filed a new lawsuit in California attempting to argue that Trump's impeachment is unconstitutional. It's... not great.
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23United States Disgraced General Michael Flynn's brother, General Charles Flynn was involved in the decision not to deploy the National Guard to Washington, following the terrorist attack by Trump's supporters.
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23United States Trump takes last opportunities to screw the public by extending Secret Service protection for family members, and undoes pretty much the one measure that probably did actually help "drain the swamp".
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37United States Setback for woo-pushers and dangerous COVID denialists: According to a study, misinformation about election fraud fell by 73% after social media crackdown on QAnon and assorted crooks
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24Netherlands The Dutch cabinet has collapsed over the childcare allowance scandal. The Dutch Tax Authority had been incorrect in marking childcare allowances as fraud, causing thousands of parents to be marked as fraudsters. This had occurred in the current cabinet and the previous cabinet. One of the coalition party leaders from the previous cabinet resigned earlier this week over the matter.
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46United States Lauren Boebert, the QAnon-loving, gun-toting freshman GOP Congresswoman, who allegedly live tweeted Nancy Pelosi's position, during the recent Capitol terrorist attack, has had her Twitter account locked.
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43United States Add YouTube to the list of platforms that have banned Trump.
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101United States Twitter finally bans Trump's account.
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25United Statesthe District of Columbia. The White House revokes access for Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff.
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39United Statesthe District of Columbia. Dominion Voting Systems sues Trump lawyer Sidney "Kraken" Powell for $1.3 billion in damages.
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57United States Facebook bans Trump on its platforms at least until the end of his term.
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55United States The Senate confirmation of Electoral College votes is interrupted and the Senate evacuated when an angry mob of Donald Trump supporters storm the Capitol.
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41United StatesGeorgia (U.S. State). Polls have indicated that both Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock have won by a knifepoint, the two Georgian seats in the Senate. If so the Senate would flip to Democrat control.
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55United StatesGeorgia (U.S. State). In a recorded call, Trump urges Georgia's Secretary of State to "find" more Trump votes
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18United States GOP Representative Gohmert says violence is only recourse after the courts threw out the bullshit lawsuits
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38United States Trump's lawyer, Lin Wood, decides to bolster his chances of having his petition before SCOTUS heard, by accusing Chief Justice Roberts of being a murderous paedophile.