US Capitol insurrection: Questions swirl around possible ‘insider’ help – CNNPolitics

Ali Alexander, a right-wing conspiracy theorist who led one of the "Stop The Steal" groups, claimed in a livestream video that he planned the rally that preceded the riot with three GOP lawmakers: Reps. Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs of Arizona, and Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama.CNN previously reported that Gosar associated himself with Alexander's … Continue reading US Capitol insurrection: Questions swirl around possible ‘insider’ help – CNNPolitics

Second Time A Charm? – In Saner Thought

There were 130 years between the first and second presidential impeachments in American history—and 13 months between the third and fourth. A majority of House members on Wednesday voted to support a a single article of impeachment charging President Trump with “incitement of insurrection,” making Trump the first president to be impeached twice, the AP … Continue reading Second Time A Charm? – In Saner Thought

GOP Clings to Violence, Lies | Nel’s New Day

Last Wednesday, white thugs, primarily male, stormed the Capitol primarily male, breaking in windows and forcing doors open. Of five deaths thus far, two of them members of the Capitol Police, the most recent, apparently from suicide, occurred on Saturday. The other four deaths: a Capitol police officer struck with a fire extinguisher by a … Continue reading GOP Clings to Violence, Lies | Nel’s New Day

DDT Achieves Second Impeachment | Nel’s New Day

For the first time in U.S. history, a person elected to be president of the U.S. has been impeached twice. This time, charges against Dictator Donald Trump (DDT) are “high Crimes and Misdemeanors for inciting violence against the Government of the United States.” The House voted 232-197 in favor of the impeachment after VP Mike … Continue reading DDT Achieves Second Impeachment | Nel’s New Day

Meet the billionaires bankrolling Trump’s 2020 campaign

Still, Forbes reports that Trump's campaign accepted donations from 90 billionaires during the current election cycle. While the president has added a few additional members of the three comma club to his donor roster, including West Virginia Governor Jim Justice, many of the president's billionaire backers donated in 2016, as well.For some of Trump's donors, financially … Continue reading Meet the billionaires bankrolling Trump’s 2020 campaign

Trump Will Lose his Trump Organization. Strap-in friends, for a Schadenfreude Smörgåsbord!

Four Trump-branded hotels had closed.Deutsche Bank had determined it would not do business with Trump in the future.Also, at one of Trump’s most troubled and debt-saddled properties, he will soon have a new landlord: the Biden administration.  Trump’s D.C. hotel operates in the federally owned Old Post Office building under a contract with the federal government.  DailyKos Trump … Continue reading Trump Will Lose his Trump Organization. Strap-in friends, for a Schadenfreude Smörgåsbord!

Evidence shows Republican leaders directed occupation of Capitol, and provided details for attack

On Tuesday evening, Democratic Rep. Mikie Sherrill indicated that some Republican legislators had been directly involved in helping insurgents plan the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. As all the pieces begin to fall together, it’s becoming clearer that Republican officials—from state and local party leaders to members of Congress—were not just involved in encouraging the insurrection … Continue reading Evidence shows Republican leaders directed occupation of Capitol, and provided details for attack

Trump loyalists in USAGM are rewriting contracts to keep Biden from firing them

He is also taking steps to ensure that the next administration will not be allowed to take the agency back. As a Bannonite fascist, Pack has devoted himself to purging journalists whose reports may make Dear Leader look bad, to summarily ending whatever government rules and regulations prohibit that behavior, packing the agencies with far-right … Continue reading Trump loyalists in USAGM are rewriting contracts to keep Biden from firing them

Jeremiah Johnson and Other Ministry Leaders Apologize for Prophesying Trump Win

“Over the last 72 hours, I have received multiple death threats and thousands upon thousands of emails from Christians saying the nastiest and most vulgar things I have ever heard toward my family and ministry,” said Jeremiah Johnson in a Facebook post published yesterday. “I have been labeled a coward, sellout, a traitor to the … Continue reading Jeremiah Johnson and Other Ministry Leaders Apologize for Prophesying Trump Win

Dejected Trump supporters leave Washington, create new theories for Capitol violence

WASHINGTON — A Trump supporter cried in the lobby of the Capitol Hill Hotel on Thursday as she poured herself a cup of coffee and told her friend that her son had disowned her for joining in Wednesday's chaos at the U.S. Capitol. But minutes later, when the driver of a car yelled at a … Continue reading Dejected Trump supporters leave Washington, create new theories for Capitol violence

Murkowski becomes first GOP senator to call on Trump to resign | TheHill

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) said Friday that she believes President Trump should resign immediately, becoming the first Senate Republican to call for him to step down after riots at the Capitol.“I want him to resign. I want him out. He has caused enough damage,” Murkowski told the Anchorage Daily News.Murkowski becomes first GOP senator to call … Continue reading Murkowski becomes first GOP senator to call on Trump to resign | TheHill

GOP senator: Trump ‘committed impeachable offenses’ | TheHill

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), who has played a leading role in opposing efforts to throw out the results of the 2020 election, on Saturday said President Trump has “committed impeachable offenses.” “I do think the president committed impeachable offenses,” Toomey said during an interview on Fox News’s “The Journal Editorial Report.”GOP senator: Trump 'committed impeachable offenses' … Continue reading GOP senator: Trump ‘committed impeachable offenses’ | TheHill

Capitol Storming Was Openly Planned but Ignored by Law Enforcement

The law enforcement presence Wednesday night, like the one used on protesters at Donald Trump’s inauguration in 2017 and Black Lives Matter protesters in 2020, was a reminder that the capital of the world’s most powerful country does not lack for security forces. As a collective body, the agencies are abundant and well-armed, and they … Continue reading Capitol Storming Was Openly Planned but Ignored by Law Enforcement

Insurrection Timeline – First the Coup and Then the Cover-Up – BillMoyers.com

12 Noon: Trump begins to address the mob and continues speaking for more than 90 minutes. “We will never give up. We will never concede. It doesn’t happen. You don’t concede when there’s theft involved.” “We won this election, and we won it by a landslide. This was not a close election.” “I hope Mike … Continue reading Insurrection Timeline – First the Coup and Then the Cover-Up – BillMoyers.com

Trump Taught Extreme Hate Speech, Which Devolved Into Sedition, Coup Attempt, Murder – Hate Speech Laws Internationally -International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights – Hate Speech Rules On Internet – Hate Speech Laws By Country – Should Hate Speech Be Protected As ‘Right’? Hate Speech Leads To Genocide In 10 Steps – Censorship Or Free Speech? | A Green Road Journal

The darkness is always darkest before the dawn. The US and the rest of the world is in the process of awakening. This spiritual awakening is being pointed at by all political groups, (including Trump's followers) but is seen through filters such as fear, hatred, racism, hate speech, militarism, and predatory capitalism, just to name … Continue reading Trump Taught Extreme Hate Speech, Which Devolved Into Sedition, Coup Attempt, Murder – Hate Speech Laws Internationally -International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights – Hate Speech Rules On Internet – Hate Speech Laws By Country – Should Hate Speech Be Protected As ‘Right’? Hate Speech Leads To Genocide In 10 Steps – Censorship Or Free Speech? | A Green Road Journal

Congress member declared “Today is 1776,” tweeted re Pelosi’s location during insurrection UPDATE 2

Lauren Opal Boebert, 34-year-old firearms enthusiast, covid-restrictions refusenik, QAnon sympathizer, somehow or other brand-new newly-sworn-in member of Congress from the third district of Colorado (western slice of the state), and electoral-vote rejecter, tweeting on Wednesday: 8:30 a.m., before the shitshow started:Congress member declared "Today is 1776," tweeted re Pelosi's location during insurrection UPDATE 2

After break with Trump, Pence charts a new path forward

There is also a deepening and widespread anger among Pence’s aides and allies at how Trump seemingly discarded his most devoted soldier over his refusal to circumvent an important constitutional duty, per these people. The president’s decision not to reach out to Pence and his family while they were sheltered inside a Capitol bunker as pro-Trump rioters breached … Continue reading After break with Trump, Pence charts a new path forward

US Election: Michigan militia preparing ‘for civil war’ – YouTube

https://youtu.be/XHWNTSkLTkwMilitia groups in Michigan, a crucial swing state in the US, say they fear that democracy will 'not survive as it was built' after the results of the US election.US Election: Michigan militia preparing 'for civil war' - YouTube WARNING; These groups are planning to start a civil war sometime later in January.. in all … Continue reading US Election: Michigan militia preparing ‘for civil war’ – YouTube

Fmr. Defense Secy. Cohen: Capitol Hill Riots Part Of Whitelash In America | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC – YouTube

https://youtu.be/i8QuP4M0YJsFormer Defense Secretary William Cohen joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the Capitol Hill riots. He puts the rage from the crowds in the context of the history of racism in the America, saying, "Now we're seeing the white backlash or 'whitelash' as it's called...What is the basis of all of the rage? It's because white … Continue reading Fmr. Defense Secy. Cohen: Capitol Hill Riots Part Of Whitelash In America | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC – YouTube

Hero cop comes face-to-face with man so out of touch with reality he seems to consider Trump God

Bobic identified the man leading the mob as Doug Jensen, of Iowa. He was arrested Saturday on five federal charges, according to jail records ABC-affiliated WOI-DT obtained. Jensen, 41, faces charges of knowingly entering a restricted building without lawful authority; disrupting the orderly conduct of government business; disorderly conduct and violent entry in a capitol building; “parading, demonstrating or picketing” in … Continue reading Hero cop comes face-to-face with man so out of touch with reality he seems to consider Trump God

FBI warns of ‘huge uprising’ planned by Trump supporters

Multiple reports have FBI documents warning of far-right violence in the coming days. An internal FBI bulletin obtained by ABC News says every state capitol in addition to the U.S. Capitol could be targeted between now and Inauguration Day. State, local, and federal courthouses and buildings are also under threat.“The FBI received information about an identified … Continue reading FBI warns of ‘huge uprising’ planned by Trump supporters

Parler is being downloaded – This is huge!

My friend who lurks Reddit posts messaged me in the middle of the night with this absolutely bombshell. I work in tech and someone on the internet has managed to crack into Parler and begin downloading all of their content. They were able to do this because Twilio severed their ties to Parler. For those … Continue reading Parler is being downloaded – This is huge!

BREAKING: New York State Bar Association moves to remove Rudy Giuliani’s membership

RawStory is reporting Rudy’s about to be booted from NYBar! The association noted that its bylaws state that "no person who advocates the overthrow of the government of the United States, or of any state, territory or possession thereof, or of any political subdivision therein, by force or other illegal means, shall be a member of the … Continue reading BREAKING: New York State Bar Association moves to remove Rudy Giuliani’s membership

Corporate America is moving fast to isolate, defund 147 insurrectionist Republicans

If there's going to be anything that turns the Republican Party away from Donald Trump and forces it to abandon its effort to reignite a civil war, it's the growing abandonment of their big donors. In all sectors—health care, financial services, hospitality, retail—major corporations are cutting off the Republicans they previously supported, specifically the 147 … Continue reading Corporate America is moving fast to isolate, defund 147 insurrectionist Republicans

Camp Auschwitz hoodie wearing neo-Nazi thug identified

The thug wearing the Camp Auschwitz hoodie has been identified as one Robert Keith Packer of Virginia. In a day full of infamy, this one stood out in its loathsomeness. A symbol of a very dark period of time in our world’s history; a name synonymous with the virulent anti-Semitism of the Nazis and the … Continue reading Camp Auschwitz hoodie wearing neo-Nazi thug identified

Sign and send a petition to Congress: Impeach, remove, and disqualify Donald Trump from holding future office.

Trump's refusal to accept that millions of us voted in overwhelming margins to elect Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and a Democratic-led Congress led to an angry mob of armed white nationalists inside of our Capitol, threatening our government and the largely Black and brown population of Washington, D.C.When he could have denounced the white nationalist … Continue reading Sign and send a petition to Congress: Impeach, remove, and disqualify Donald Trump from holding future office.

Parler Removed From Internet| The Independent

Amazon, which had provided the online tools to run the app, informed Parler that it would be cutting support from midnight local pacific time on Sunday. Soon after that deadline arrived, the site and its app went offline.Trump news live: Latest updates as House introduces impeachment articles against president | The Independent

Trump news live: Latest updates as House introduces impeachment articles against president | The Independent

The US House of Representatives has introduced articles of impeachment against Donald Trump following a pro-Trump insurrection at the Capitol on 6 January, though House Republicans blocked a measure calling on Mike Pence and the Trump cabinet to remove the president by invoking the 25th Amendment, delaying consideration until Tuesday. The House will vote on … Continue reading Trump news live: Latest updates as House introduces impeachment articles against president | The Independent

Fort Bragg PsyOps officer led a group of 100 from North Carolina to DC on Jan 6. Update X2

Rainey said she led 100 members of Moore County Citizens for Freedom, which describes itself online as a nonpartisan network promoting conservative values, to Washington to “stand against election fraud” and support Trump. She said the group attended the rally but she didn’t know of anyone who entered the Capitol and that they were headed … Continue reading Fort Bragg PsyOps officer led a group of 100 from North Carolina to DC on Jan 6. Update X2

New video shows Trump supporters dragging, bludgeoning police officer with American flags

This incident was reported in the Washington Post, CNN, and other outlets, including TMZ, on Monday morning. It is video of Trump supporters dragging a law enforcement officer by his helmet (unclear whether he is Capitol police) down the marble steps leading into the structure, and beating him over and over, at least one of … Continue reading New video shows Trump supporters dragging, bludgeoning police officer with American flags

Truth Is Something That Happens | Quaker Earthcare Witness

Early Quakers were known for their refusal to take such oaths in a court of law (often at the risk of fines and imprisonment). Sometimes their stand was explained by reference to the Bible: "But above all things, my brethren, do not swear, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath; … Continue reading Truth Is Something That Happens | Quaker Earthcare Witness

When the Far Right Penetrates Law Enforcement | Foreign Affairs

Newspaper investigations and government probes in Germany this year uncovered organized networks of far-right sympathizers in the rank and file of the country’s security services. Last month, military intelligence officials questioned eight individuals, including German soldiers, who are suspected of involvement in an antigovernment “sovereign citizen” movement. Lawmakers sounded the alarm: “There isn’t any room … Continue reading When the Far Right Penetrates Law Enforcement | Foreign Affairs

Domestic Terrorism, Sedition Definitions – Threatening Lawmakers, Forcing Them Into Lockdown – Suspected Terrorists on FBI’s No-Fly List Can Still Legally Purchase AK-47’s and Explosives In USA – All Nuclear Power Plants Are Vulnerable To Terrorist Attack – More Americans Are Shot/Killed By Toddlers Than By Foreign Terrorists In Any Given Year | A Green Road Journal

WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF AN ACT OF TERRORISM, OR DOMESTIC TERRORISM? Would this definition fit what happened at the Capitol Building?Much more at Domestic Terrorism, Sedition Definitions - Threatening Lawmakers, Forcing Them Into Lockdown - Suspected Terrorists on FBI's No-Fly List Can Still Legally Purchase AK-47's and Explosives In USA - All Nuclear Power Plants … Continue reading Domestic Terrorism, Sedition Definitions – Threatening Lawmakers, Forcing Them Into Lockdown – Suspected Terrorists on FBI’s No-Fly List Can Still Legally Purchase AK-47’s and Explosives In USA – All Nuclear Power Plants Are Vulnerable To Terrorist Attack – More Americans Are Shot/Killed By Toddlers Than By Foreign Terrorists In Any Given Year | A Green Road Journal

U.S. Capitol Flag Will Fly At Half-Staff; FBI Offers Reward Over Pipe Bombs : Insurrection At The Capitol: Live Updates : NPR

Multiple law enforcement agencies are trying to find people involved in the incidents of Wednesday and early Thursday — including the discovery of two pipe bombs in the nation's capital. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information about who placed the bombs in Washington.The devices, which authorities say are similar, … Continue reading U.S. Capitol Flag Will Fly At Half-Staff; FBI Offers Reward Over Pipe Bombs : Insurrection At The Capitol: Live Updates : NPR

Donald Trump tries rogue tweeting from @POTUS account; Twitter immediately deletes his tirade – Palmer Report

Now that Donald Trump has been permanently banned from Twitter, he’s already trying to lash out – and it’s not going well. With his own @RealDonaldTrump account now gone, Trump tried tweeting from the official @POTUS account instead. Twitter immediately deleted the tirade.Donald Trump tries rogue tweeting from @POTUS account; Twitter immediately deletes his tirade … Continue reading Donald Trump tries rogue tweeting from @POTUS account; Twitter immediately deletes his tirade – Palmer Report

Here’s a rundown of the double standards between Trump’s domestic terrorism and the BLM movement

By now you have seen and/or heard about the attempted coup d’etat taking place in our nation’s Capitol. The conspiracy-laden, evidence-free, faketriot bullshit of the last decade from the right-wing and far-right wing of the country has finally been exposed for what it is: a fascistic mob of the few, who want to reverse course … Continue reading Here’s a rundown of the double standards between Trump’s domestic terrorism and the BLM movement

Were Pro-Trump Mobs Storming the Capitol on Jan. 6 Actually Antifa?

In general, QAnon believes Trump is in the middle of a biblical war against a “deep state,” satanic cabal of baby-eating, child sex-traffickers led by prominent members of the Democratic party, entertainers who espouse liberal opinions, anybody who mentions “pizza,” and authoritative sources who relay credible information that may cast a negative light on the … Continue reading Were Pro-Trump Mobs Storming the Capitol on Jan. 6 Actually Antifa?

Was a Noose Hung Across from the US Capitol? Fact Check from Snopes

On Jan. 6, 2021, as a group of pro-Donald-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol in an apparent attempt to stop the certification of President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory, a photograph started to circulate on social media from a make-shift gallows:Was a Noose Hung Across from the US Capitol? Fact Check from Snopes

Trumpists intended to take members of Congress hostage, hold show trials, conduct executions

After a year in which police repeatedly treated Black Lives Matter protesters with extreme action, to say these Trump supporters were treated with kid gloves doesn’t come close. Police didn’t even bother to gear up for what they knew would be a large event including members of militia and white supremacist organizations. And it’s not like the … Continue reading Trumpists intended to take members of Congress hostage, hold show trials, conduct executions

Republican AGs group sent robocalls urging march to the Capitol

An arm of the Republican Attorneys General Association, a national group representing the top law enforcement officers in their states, sent out robocalls encouraging people to march to the U.S. Capitol the day before the building was stormed by a pro-Trump mob.The Republican Attorneys General Association raised more than $18 million in 2020 from several top … Continue reading Republican AGs group sent robocalls urging march to the Capitol

‘Emergency’: GOP Leaders Standing Up To Trump Now Helped Fuel Trumpism | The Beat With Ari Melber – YouTube

https://youtu.be/CfsgWS9PhzYThroughout Trump’s presidency many GOP leaders and administration staffers downplayed Trump’s often violent and anti-democratic rhetoric, claiming he was just joking. But after pro-Trump supporters sieged Capitol Hill, MSNBC’s Ari Melber highlights how these same people are not reversing course. The New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg joins Melber to discuss the damage inflicted on … Continue reading ‘Emergency’: GOP Leaders Standing Up To Trump Now Helped Fuel Trumpism | The Beat With Ari Melber – YouTube