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Re: US 2021 Capitol insurrection

Post by Lew Dolby » Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:08 pm

Awards Ceremony for Capitol Police and families of those killed on 6 Jan.

Long chat with Pelosi and Dem.Lead - totally ignore McConnell and McCarthy. Left McConnell stand with his hand out for a handshake that never came.

Be hilarious if it wasn't so tragic.

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Post by dyqik » Thu Dec 08, 2022 5:57 pm

Lew Dolby wrote:
Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:08 pm
Awards Ceremony for Capitol Police and families of those killed on 6 Jan.

Long chat with Pelosi and Dem.Lead - totally ignore McConnell and McCarthy. Left McConnell stand with his hand out for a handshake that never came.

Be hilarious if it wasn't so tragic.

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This event also featured police ranks heckling those officers being awarded medals for defending the Capital.

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Re: US 2021 Capitol insurrection

Post by Grumble » Thu Dec 08, 2022 11:06 pm

dyqik wrote:
Thu Dec 08, 2022 5:57 pm
Lew Dolby wrote:
Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:08 pm
Awards Ceremony for Capitol Police and families of those killed on 6 Jan.

Long chat with Pelosi and Dem.Lead - totally ignore McConnell and McCarthy. Left McConnell stand with his hand out for a handshake that never came.

Be hilarious if it wasn't so tragic.

[on Twitter which I don't use. @JoJoFromJerz]
This event also featured police ranks heckling those officers being awarded medals for defending the Capital.
Think I need some context to understand this
A bit churlish

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Post by dyqik » Thu Dec 08, 2022 11:09 pm

Grumble wrote:
Thu Dec 08, 2022 11:06 pm
dyqik wrote:
Thu Dec 08, 2022 5:57 pm
Lew Dolby wrote:
Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:08 pm
Awards Ceremony for Capitol Police and families of those killed on 6 Jan.

Long chat with Pelosi and Dem.Lead - totally ignore McConnell and McCarthy. Left McConnell stand with his hand out for a handshake that never came.

Be hilarious if it wasn't so tragic.

[on Twitter which I don't use. @JoJoFromJerz]
This event also featured police ranks heckling those officers being awarded medals for defending the Capital.
Think I need some context to understand this
One of the medal recipients said that the rank and file police officers assembled for the ceremony heckled him as he was being applauded.

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Post by Woodchopper » Mon Dec 19, 2022 9:36 pm

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol plans on Monday to vote on issuing criminal referrals against former President Donald J. Trump for insurrection and at least two other charges, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss it.

It had been widely expected the panel would recommend charges against Mr. Trump for obstructing an official proceeding of Congress and conspiracy to defraud the United States. The panel’s members had already argued in federal court that they believed it was likely that he committed those two felonies. But the addition of an accusation of insurrection was a new development.

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Referrals against Mr. Trump, which the committee is slated to approve as part of its report, would not carry any legal weight or compel the Justice Department to take any action, but they would send a powerful signal that a congressional committee believes the former president committed certain crimes.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/16/us/p ... ticleShare

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Post by lpm » Mon Dec 19, 2022 9:43 pm

The DOJ will just ignore. They don't even need to comment.
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Post by dyqik » Mon Dec 19, 2022 9:49 pm

lpm wrote:
Mon Dec 19, 2022 9:43 pm
The DOJ will just ignore. They don't even need to comment.
State election boards may also take notice, re: 14th Amendment based challenges to his candidacy.

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Post by Stranger Mouse » Mon Jan 02, 2023 8:58 am

Stop everything and watch this video to the end. Shocked but not surprised.

https://twitter.com/rexchapman/status/1 ... sflbwYlfJQ
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Post by jimbob » Mon Jan 02, 2023 3:07 pm

Stranger Mouse wrote:
Mon Jan 02, 2023 8:58 am
Stop everything and watch this video to the end. Shocked but not surprised.

https://twitter.com/rexchapman/status/1 ... sflbwYlfJQ
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Post by Opti » Mon Jan 02, 2023 8:30 pm

Stranger Mouse wrote:
Mon Jan 02, 2023 8:58 am
Stop everything and watch this video to the end. Shocked but not surprised.

https://twitter.com/rexchapman/status/1 ... sflbwYlfJQ
I just watched the whole movie. :o :o :o
Time for a big fat one.

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Post by Stranger Mouse » Tue Jan 03, 2023 8:25 am

Opti wrote:
Mon Jan 02, 2023 8:30 pm
Stranger Mouse wrote:
Mon Jan 02, 2023 8:58 am
Stop everything and watch this video to the end. Shocked but not surprised.

https://twitter.com/rexchapman/status/1 ... sflbwYlfJQ
I just watched the whole movie. :o :o :o
This clip is even worse. https://twitter.com/semafor/status/1610 ... WaykcaBHiw

I don’t think the doc is available in the UK yet but it’s on my list
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Re: US 2021 Capitol insurrection

Post by Opti » Tue Jan 03, 2023 9:06 am

Stranger Mouse wrote:
Tue Jan 03, 2023 8:25 am


I don’t think the doc is available in the UK yet but it’s on my list
No, not in UK yet. I VPN'ed US HBO. The whole movie concentrates on the wilder fringes of MAGAnuts buts includes a few just as scary antifa for what I assume is some sort of 'balance'. MAGAnuts are much scarier.
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Post by Lew Dolby » Sun Jan 08, 2023 7:20 pm

And not to be outdone, Bolinaro-ists have invaded the Brazilian Congress.

#the whole world has gone mad
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Post by dyqik » Sun Jan 08, 2023 9:02 pm

Lew Dolby wrote:
Sun Jan 08, 2023 7:20 pm
And not to be outdone, Bolinaro-ists have invaded the Brazilian Congress.

#the whole world has gone mad
With some of the same people claiming responsibility.

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Post by monkey » Mon Jan 09, 2023 4:59 pm

The special grand jury in Georgia has finished. There will be a hearing on 24th Jan to decide whether we get to find out what they decided. This jury didn't decide on charges, there will have to be a normal grand jury convened to do that, but apparently 20 people have been informed that they might be charged. It is not known whether Trump is one of them or not, but it does include Giuliani. I'm hoping it includes Trump.

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I wasn't sure where to put this one, but chose here because it's related to Trump's attempt to overthrow the 2020 election result.

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Re: US 2021 Capitol insurrection

Post by lpm » Tue Jan 10, 2023 5:21 pm

Sad news.

Diamond from Diamond and Silk® has died. She was only 51.

They were the most wonderful grifters of the Trump era. It's refreshing to see such transparency in scams.

It was a family business (they are sisters). Per Wiki, their parents "sold purported weight loss cures and wreaths to ward off witchcraft. For a fee of $50, [their mother] wrote the names of customers in a Bible, telling customers that this would make God answer their prayers." They started off with BLM videos but were savvy enough to switch to Trump, plus the usual Covid deniersphere, Antifa conspiracy and Qanon. They ended up with a Newsmax show once the Trump gravy train dried up.

I think the world benefits from shamelessness. There will always be scams, so let them be obvious scams.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-64222475

The early death might be Covid related.
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Re: US 2021 Capitol insurrection

Post by Herainestold » Tue Jan 10, 2023 5:48 pm

lpm wrote:
Tue Jan 10, 2023 5:21 pm
Sad news.

Diamond from Diamond and Silk® has died. She was only 51.

They were the most wonderful grifters of the Trump era. It's refreshing to see such transparency in scams.

It was a family business (they are sisters). Per Wiki, their parents "sold purported weight loss cures and wreaths to ward off witchcraft. For a fee of $50, [their mother] wrote the names of customers in a Bible, telling customers that this would make God answer their prayers." They started off with BLM videos but were savvy enough to switch to Trump, plus the usual Covid deniersphere, Antifa conspiracy and Qanon. They ended up with a Newsmax show once the Trump gravy train dried up.

I think the world benefits from shamelessness. There will always be scams, so let them be obvious scams.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-64222475

The early death might be Covid related.
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Post by Bird on a Fire » Tue Jan 10, 2023 8:43 pm

I like the way Brazil has already arrested 1,500 people for storming their Capitol.

Having lived over a year in both countries, I'm not sure I'd have predicted the order of whose justice system was more dysfunctional. When I arrived in Brazil the police were on strike because they hadn't been paid for months. It was like, "Welcome to Porto Alegre, do not go outside after dark."

(The US has nearly hit 1000 https://www.insider.com/all-the-us-capi ... mes-2021-1)
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Post by Chris Preston » Sat Jan 21, 2023 9:38 am

Peter Navarro has another legal failure. https://www.msnbc.com/the-reidout/reido ... -rcna66723
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Post by Al Capone Junior » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:57 pm

In most countries a failed coup quickly results in arrests and often much worse. In the US, we encourage the perpetrators to run for office again, the old try try again thing. We have entire news networks to support them in achievement of their American dream.

I'd emigrate elsewhere but any country worth going to probably should reject my application just on principle.


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