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Psychic? Capitol attack, not so spontaneously incited days before speech happened

It didn’t matter what Trump said, days before he said it, people were already planning the attack, and the FBI, NYPD, and USCP knew that too.

Is this a one day drive-by impeachment, asks John Solomon. Before the evidence is even presented? Reporter, John Solomon wants to know if Pelosi et al were advised in advance, what did they know? If they didn’t know, it was a failure of the police. If they did know, it’s a scandal that they didn’t say something in advance or put in proper security.

The US Attorney is bringing a conspiracy case which can’t happen if there wasn’t advance planning.

As usual, a whole lot of innocent law-abiding people, just can’t supply the evidence that shows how innocent they are. The DC police are investigating the Capitol attack, but won’t supply the evidence to an FOIA because, wait for it, it might be “personally embarrassing”? The whole event is being used to in an attempt to accuse, impeach and humiliate The President, but we must protect some underling (who) instead? Or perhaps we need to “protect” the citizens from being able to make up their own minds?

Just the News: “How could Trump incite an attack that had already been pre-planned and was in motion before his speech ended?:

The FBI admitted Tuesday it received information ahead of the Jan. 6 tragedy suggesting some participants were planning a “war” on the Capitol, including killing officers and distributing maps of the complex. It alerted Washington D.C. law enforcement through the joint terrorism task force alert system. It also “disrupted” the travel plans of some of the suspected trouble-makers.

“We developed some intelligence that a number of individuals were planning to travel to the D.C. area with intentions to cause violence,” Assistant Director Steven M. D’Antuono said. “We immediately shared that information, and action was taken.”

The New York Police Department is reported to have given the Capitol Police similar intelligence warnings of impending violence.

The chief federal prosecutor in Washington declared Tuesday he is pursuing conspiracy charges, signaling the attacks on the Capitol involved multiple acts and multiple conspirators working in concert with each other. The prosecutor talked about the planting of carefully constructed IEDs as one such act.

John Solomon also discusses ObamaGate documents to be declassified tomorrow. Donald Trump is releasing a “foot high pile” of FBI documents from the Christopher Steele case Friday US time. The FBI was spying on the Trump campaign as early as August 2016 before he was even elected.  “Explosive Stuff”.


The National Guard is all over Congress now, which is a great Photo Op for the Left. But when the Police Chief asked for them before the event he was refused.

The U.S. Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund, who resigned after the attack, told The Washington Post that security officials at the House and Senate rebuffed his early request to call in the National Guard ahead of a protest.

Real America’s Voice:

DC Police Reject FOIA Request For Records Related to Their Probe of Siege of Capitol – Insider Leaked Maps, Internal Docs to Help Assist Rioters Navigate Building

Cristina Laila, GatewayPundit

President Trump was blamed for the siege of the US Capitol last Wednesday, however the FBI confirmed the attack was planned several days in advance.

Solomon said the FBI, NYPD and USCP had prior knowledge of plans for violence at the US Capitol, including intel threatening murder of police officer.

If this was a planned attack, you can’t accuse the President of inciting a spontaneous attack when it was planned days before.

John Solomon also said that inside sources leaked maps, internal documents helping to assist rioters enter and navigate the Capitol building.

In the video below Antifa or BLM leader John Sullivan breaks glass, films fatal shooting, incites violence and brags about pretending to be a Trump supporter. A CNN reporter, Jade Sacker, was there on the day and recorded it, but they didn’t show the nation on their nightly news?

While most Trump supporters were still more than a mile away listening to President Trump, the rioters were already crashing into Congress.

Timeline reveals Capitol Hill riot began 20 mins before end of Trump’s speech

The New York Times compiled video footage with time stamps to document nearly every moment of Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

The timeline shows that the violence at the Capitol building began 20 minutes before Trump finished his speech that Wednesday afternoon.

The vital events of that day took place in an approximately two hour period from roughly 1 pm to after 3 pm.

Roughly 20 minutes before the end of his speech is when scuffles began to break out between protesters and police on Capitol Hill, according to the NYT’s timeline.

Police could be seen about 1 pm holding off groups of violent protesters pushing up against the thin police line in front of the Capitol steps. This was when the first police barriers were reportedly breached by the mob.

h/t David, Old Ozzie. Also Chiefio.

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254 comments to Psychic? Capitol attack, not so spontaneously incited days before speech happened

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    Simon

    Trump called and planned for a ‘wild protest’ and to march on the Capitol buildings on December 19th. What did he think was going to happen when they got there? He asked for people to ‘fight like Hell’ and Giuliani called for ‘trial by combat’.

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      Henning Nielsen

      Please…the cat is out of the bag, blaming Trump is a dead-end street now. We all know the violence is from the other side.

      “Roger Stone’s wife was attacked by a leftist goon while walking her dog in her neighborhood on Thursday. Nydia Stone was attacked so viciously that she was hospitalized and will require surgery.”

      ““It is true that Nydia Stone was attacked by a leftist on a bicycle in front of their home and that she was already convalescing from a very bad dog bite sustained the week before and reported Broward County animal control. This re-opened a gash in her knee which required a visit to the emergency room,” Coggins said.”

      New version of “taking the knee”?

      https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/01/roger-stones-wife-hospitalized-attacked-leftist-goon-walking-dog/

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        Dennis

        This reminds me about Joe playing with his dog, apparently he meant to say “heel”.

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        truth

        As well as the attempt at a mass casualty event when a Bernie Sanders supporter attempted assassination of multiple Republican Congressmen….Rand Paul and his wife were attacked…Congressman Hawley’s wife was terrorized in her home…Press Secretary Sara Sanders was accosted and threatened on several occasions with her children present…and physically driven out of a restaurant when dining with her family…and many Trump supporters have been treated similarly…plus a black man was summarily executed as he stood quietly on a street holding a Trump sign and another man was murdered because he was wearing a Trump hat….so it’s just more lying and an obscenity that the Trump supporters ….mums and dads most of them….who’ve peacefully protested on many many occasions over the five years without hurting anyone ….are being told they’re domestic terrorists and are losing jobs..insurance etc.

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          el gordo

          Excuse me, we are discussing Donald at the Capitol riots.

          ‘President Donald Trump delivered a speech to his supporters in which he used the words “fight” or “fighting” at least 20 times.

          “We’re going to have to fight much harder and Mike Pence is going to have to come through for us,” Trump said at one point, alluding to Pence’s ultimate refusal to attempt to steal the election for him during that day’s hearing where the Electoral College made his loss official. (Vox)

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            TimiBoy

            How often do politicians talk about fighting for things? Like every day, you numpty. It’s really annoying when scrubs like you bend the Truth so badly. The Truth isn’t malleable.

            The thing is, bud, that fans of Freedom are losing their Freedom, you know it, and you don’t think it’s important. I suspect at some point soon that it will become very important, and it’s gonna hurt.

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              el gordo

              ‘The thing is, bud ….’

              In a democracy our continued freedom comes with responsibilities, Donald stepped over the line.

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                Lance

                28 times Media and Dems endorsed left liberal activist violence

                https://thefederalist.com/2021/01/07/28-times-media-and-democrats-excused-or-endorsed-violence-committed-by-left-wing-activists/

                Tell us which of these are incorrectly framed?

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                Lance

                2 years ago, there were hundreds of examples of Liberal violence.

                Excuse them if you can:

                https://thepoliticalinsider.com/liberal-violence/

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                truth

                What was this ominous line Trump crossed…was his crime that when an unprecedented number of anomalies and irregularities …along with just plain breaches of the US Constitution …were reported to him …irregularities that all went the one way…to advantage Biden… he didn’t just say ‘Oh well….that’s life’…but decided to ask for the irregularities and law-breaking and rule-breaking to be investigated to find out the truth?

                Is Trump’s terrible crime…the crime that has the Fascist Cabal and its bloodthirsty acolytes calling for the Trump family to be beset upon and their lives destroyed by the world’s most nefarious money-lenders and assorted criminals that the ‘Democrat’ grifters and fixers always have on hand ….for the crime of asking for an investigation of allegations of election rorts…and the larger crime of trying to empower and give a helping hand to America’s forgotten people who were clobbered in the Democrat rush to avail themselves of the dark money siphon from China?

                That it?

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              OldOzzie

              Winston Churchill Speech – We Shall Fight on The Beaches

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                Simon

                There was a world war on at the time 😀

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                markx

                Yeah ,right Ozzie.

                They were in the process of fighting and killing each other at that very moment. Churchill wanted his people to fight to the last man.
                Nice parallel. Are you saying that’s what Trump wanted?

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            Lance

            Here. Let me help you gain perspective about stepping over the line.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oW1PRzdQQo

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            truth

            ElGordo…

            Your contention apparently is that an American President…if he’s not of the right side…ie he’s conservative and not even a RINO…must just suck it up and not say a word lest he be impeached and worse.

            You apparently think that he must just allow the US voting system to be used by ‘Democrats’ as a totalitarian tool for disenfranchising the American people…and because of the brute strength of the depraved Fascist Cabal they’ve put together for themselves…a cabal with the power and all of the tools of propaganda …and all the evil intent to go with them…he must just allow that system to mow the people down…the malevolent drunk-with-power plutocrats unleashed against law-abiding Americans and their basic rights.

            Your weasel words feigning outrage about Trump using the word ‘fight’ are just ludicrous.

            A Republican congressmen stood up in Congress and repeated verbatim Pelosi’s own words..that she thought there should be more ‘uprisings’…repeated it without attribution to Pelosi.

            Social media and ‘journalists’ went ballistic..thinking they were Trump’s words…. or those of a supporter.

            ‘What does it take to have someone impeached’, cried one of the hooked-on-impeachment lemmings.

            There are many other incitement statements from ‘Democrats’ that are infinitely worse than any Trump has ever uttered….and with intent….eg Schumer’s thuggish threats versus SCOTUS Justices…

            ‘“I want to tell you Gorsuch. I want to tell you Kavanaugh. You have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price. You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.”

            ‘The toxic rhetoric between left and right must stop, otherwise it will only end badly’, you preach..

            ….making sure to pretend it’s just been a normal back and forth…. instead of total eviscerating unprecedented war on Trump…24/7/365 shock and awe…. by a junta with all the power of the dark Deep State and almost all of the communications power of the world….an edifice that no one man…even a POTUS….could counter.

            And it’s been that way ever since he had the temerity to announce his candidacy…before he ever had the opportunity to do anything.

            Why do you pretend, El Gordo…it would be interesting to know.

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              markx

              You guys are still acting as if Trump won the election.
              Surely you’ve come up with some actual proof by now?

              The elaborate stories and lists of numbers of flipped votes and satellites and servers and dead voters are cute, but somewhere there gotta be some solid proof.

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              el gordo

              Three-quarters of the US population want Trump out. I understand your angst, it really is the fault of the media, but it won’t change anything. Even if they canceled the election and had a new one, closely scrutinised, Donald would still lose because the MSM is against him.

              So the impeachment will stop him running again and probably prevent Trump having a media outlet to rival Fox. You know he lost the election because the MSM believe Donald is a dangerous fool, all this business over dodgy ballots won’t get up.

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            Orson Olson

            President Obama,2012: “when they[Republicans] bring a knife to a fight, you [Democrats] bring a gun.”

            DOUBLE STANDARDS ARE ONLY THE PRIVILEGE IF THE LEFT! Kneel GOP scum!

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            Louise

            When I come across sly, ambitious people (who attempt to take credit for others work) and/or scheming bullies in the workplace (many organisation have them) I don’t lie down and pretend to be a doormat.

            I FIGHT back. It’s called not being a victim. I know the games being played – I work hard, do an excellent job and make sure those above me know about my work and my value to the organisation.

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          RossP

          Ooops–sorry Old Ozzie I did not see you had already posted the link I put on above, before I started typing.

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      williamx

      Simon, I don’t red tick.. I prefer to debate… Three so called jounalists are pushing this.. I will put to you that Joseph Tanfani, Michael Berens and Ned Parker, so called journalists publishing through news service Reuters have a history of Trump hate. Show me a post where the 3 cut and paste opinion legends have reported truthfully.. They are not anywhere near the class of Woodward or Bernstein.

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      Dennis

      Are you one of the ignorant people who carried on about our PM Abbott using the expression “shirtfront” as meaning physical harm?

      It means face or stand up to, not back down, make your point known and clear.

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      Analitik

      Trump called and planned for a ‘wild protest’ and to march on the Capitol buildings on December 19th

      Provide a link showing exactly this else I’m calling this FAKE NEWS

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        Hanrahan

        People don’t actually quote Trump, they repeat what the liars said he said.

        Going waaay back he never said the news media was the enemy of the people, he said “Fake news is not only my enemy, it is the enemy of the people” or WTTE. The difference is NOT subtle.

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          John of Sunbury

          From the article cited …

          On Dec. 19, Trump promised a “big protest in D.C. on January 6th. Be there, will be wild!”

          To characterize this as Trump calling for a wild protest (implying violent protest) is typical of the lies constantly spewed by leftists. They know no other way.

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          Analitik

          Typically distorted, out of context quote that you have made, Simon.

          And note how the article carefully omits the portion of Trump’s speech where he said to the crowd that they would “peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard” at the Capitol building.

          Now THAT is a direct quote that you can verify from video footage.

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          Tides of Mudgee

          Well Simon, I’ve read the link you included and watched the connected video and I’m damned if I can see anything that could be called incitement to riot. The closest the “reporting” came to was “As the speech continued, Trump edged ever closer to calling for direct action by his supporters.” The only thing that could be considered incitement was the article itself determined to incite the reader to hate Trump. But that’s no surprise. ToM

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        GARETH LEWIS

        Correct – he said that his supporters should be there on January 6, it will be “wild.” It is a common figure of speech as the various Leftist liars well know.

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      Harry Passfield

      Simon, do you actually comprehend just how many marches to and around the Capitol take place all year?

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        Simon

        But only one march invaded the Capitol building with multiple fatalities. Surely the fault lies with the instigator?

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          TedM

          Correct, ANTIFA.

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          Strop

          Simon, the fault lies with those who behaved unlawfully. If Trump instigated it by talking to his supporters, then why did such a tiny portion of his supporters/rally attendees participate in the unrest?

          If you’re looking for instigators motivating the unrest, perhaps the election officials and Democrat stooges who prevented proper scrutiny of voting are responsible for providing inspiration.

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      Bozotheclown

      Simon thinks the word “fight” incites insurrection.

      Seriously Simon, please punish every politician that used the word in any speech ever. You would have no more politicians.

      Come to think of it I like the idea.

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      Klem

      Trump has just declassified some ‘Russia Russia Russia’ docs. I’ll bet we’re going to see more declassified documents as inauguration day approaches. They will be Trumps parting gifts.

      Get your popcorn ready, folks.

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        Richard Jenkins

        These events should make Biden and Harris unelectable.Trump has put the insrrection act in place. Trump is commander in chief. The congress is currently irrelevant. To take down Parler was treason. Read the 1807 act. Trump holds the legal and moral ground.

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        TedM

        Still not sure that POTUS will be departing before 2024.

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          Richard Jenkins

          Seems possible Trump will leave presidency 20th January2025. He is currently commander in chief and invoked the insurgency that is undoubtedly appropriate The arguments suggesting it is improper promote opinions that are biased opinions and add concepts that areimagined Read it Trump has covered every legal requirement and the parties named have proved his actions justified. . Many documents have been declassifed and they prove serious illegal actions by democrats. Quid pro Joe promotes this on video and that alone surely disqualifies him from the presidency. How deep and dirty is the swamp? Honesty would ban Biden. Honesty is rare!

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      TedM

      “Trump called and planned for a ‘wild protest’ ”

      Don’t lie.

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        tom0mason

        People will define ‘wild protest’ as their bias allow. What did Trump mean? Did he mean more spontaneous occurring across the nation? Did he mean that this protest should be violent?

        IMO Trump has shown himself not to be a man prone to incite acts of violence, the political left however have been.

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        GARETH LEWIS

        No, he did not – see my other post – please try to be truthful

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      OldOzzie

      Capitol Riot Further Exposes Democrat Hypocrisy

      We’re less than one week away from the presidential inauguration of former Vice President Joe Biden. Washington, D.C., looks like a war zone. The Nation’s Capitol is completely fenced and walled off, reinforced with razor wire, to anyone without accepted credentials. There are 20,000 National Guard troops, who have been issued lethal force authority, stationed around the Capitol. Troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq pale in comparison. The National Mall has been shutdown. Federal officials have constructed a no-vehicle “Green Zone” and are manning a number of checkpoints.

      House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is vowing to punish Republicans for thought crimes, took time to thank soldiers in person. Even giving them a Speaker’s challenge coin to show her gratitude.

      But hypocrisy in unprecedented times like these still matters. This is because hypocrisy is about standards.

      When President Trump deployed the National Guard to protect the White House and National Monuments from endless nights of rioting last summer, Pelosi was incensed and demanded “accountability” for the move.

      “We have seen soldiers on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. We have witnessed Bureau of Prisons officers in Lafayette Square. We have seen National Park Service offers hassling peaceful protestors. Several states have deployed members of their National Guard to D.C. This is in addition to FBI and other security forces operating in our nation’s capital,” Pelosi wrote in a letter to President Trump. “We are concerned about the increased militarization and lack of clarity that may increase chaos. I am writing to request a full list of the agencies involved and clarifications of the roles and responsibilities of the troops and federal law enforcement resources operating in the city. Congress and the American people need to know who is in charge, what is the chain of command, what is the mission, and by what authority the is the National Guard from other states operating in the capital.”

      As long as the National Guard is at her service, Pelosi has no complaints and is happy to have them in town.

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        OldOzzie

        Collective Guilt And The New Witch Hunt

        Hatred is at an all-time high in Washington. Will Congress step in to become the arbiters of truth?

        Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?” was the question used in congressional hearings in the 1950s in what was portrayed as a witch hunt against leftists that blighted American freedom of speech. A new witch hunt is sweeping Washington, Silicon Valley, and much of the media based on the following question: “Do you currently have any doubts or have you ever written or said anything disparaging the vote counts of the 2020 presidential election?”

        Anyone who questions the final vote of that election is now literally being derided as a traitor. Regardless of 65 million mail-in ballots (for which fraud is “vastly more prevalent,” according to the New York Times), regardless of the last minute changes in election procedures in key swing states, and regardless of controversies about computer voting software, anyone who does not attest to the final proclaimed vote count is finding themselves forever damned – or at least that is the intent of Democratic activists and social media companies.

        The definition of treason has been vastly expanded in the past weeks to include members of Congress who filed a lawful challenge against the 2020 electoral tally. Even though Democrats vigorously challenged Republican presidential victories in 2000, 2004, and 2016 (Nancy Pelosi declared in May 2017, “Our [2016] election was hijacked… Congress has a duty to #ProtectOurDemocracy”), any challenges to last November’s results suddenly became intolerable. Forty-eight Democratic members of Congress have co-sponsored a resolution calling for expelling potentially more than a hundred Republican lawmakers who pledged to object to certifying the 2020 election results. The resolution claims that those Republican lawmakers are guilty of violating the 14th Amendment’s provision prohibiting federal officeholders from having “engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the [United States], or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.”

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      OldOzzie

      The Capitol Hill Riot Was Pelosi’s Fault, Not Trump’s

      Why couldn’t Congress’ private police force of 2,000 protect it from a mob of hundreds?

      The Capitol Police have over 2,000 sworn officers. A police force dedicated to protecting Capitol Hill has more personnel in its service than the police forces of most of the country.

      Congress’ private cops are the 19th largest police force in the country. It’s a larger force than the police forces of Atlanta, Baltimore, Denver, or Milwaukee with a massive $460 million budget.

      It’s the only legislative federal force in the country that is answerable exclusively to Congress.

      While Democrats advocated defunding the police, their private police force budget shot up from $375 million in 2016 to $460 million in 2020. After the Capitol Hill riot, expect it to go higher.

      Much higher.

      The media claimed that the Capitol Police were overwhelmed by a massive riot. Except that the number of violent rioters was, at most, in the hundreds, while the Capitol Police could deploy a force the size that protects entire cities to protect a few buildings from hundreds of people.

      The Capitol Police force is ridiculously huge. It has a massive budget. But it also has virtually no oversight except from a corrupt congressional system. The last time anyone paid attention to the Capitol Police, they were bungling the Awan investigation under pressure from Congressional Democrats. But that’s what the ‘Caps’ are for.

      The Capitol Police are a patronage force.

      The massive force answers to Congress and it acts less like a police force than as bodyguards for a fairly corrupt organization with no accountability.

      It was up to Congress and its private police force to secure the premises and stop the violence.

      The Capitol Police failed badly where the Secret Service and the Park Police had prevailed against BLM’s attack on the White House. They failed in ways that are baffling and inexcusable.

      The most obvious problem is that some Capitol Police appeared to allow many of the protesters inside. Why this happened is a subject of heated debate, but the range of possibilities include an environment where leftist protesters storming and occupying Capitol Hill had been normalized, sympathy by the police, provocation by some higher authority, or miscommunication. All of this reflects badly on Congress and on its private police force.

      Long but clarifying read – given Democraps and the Wicked Witch of the West Pelosi.

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      OldOzzie

      EXTRAORDINARY: Chat Logs Reveal Alleged Plan To Turn Trump Rally Into Violent Riot

      JANUARY 15, 2021 STAFF WRITER

      Screenshots from a Discord chat channel allegedly hosted by John Sullivan – a far-left, anti-Trump activist who appears to have incited violence at the U.S. Capitol while posing as a journalist – reveal he and his followers infiltrated the January 6th Save America March in Washington, D.C.

      The Discord chat channel is allegedly affiliated with Sullivan’s Insurgence USA group, which describes itself as “forming a rainbow coalition to unite all people under one banner to fight for liberation and freedom for all people.”

      “We are the revolution, lets [sic] show them the power of the people united,” the group’s page adds.

      The chat logs corroborate the recent federal charge against Sullivan, noting he didn’t attend the riot to “report” but rather to serve as an agent provocateur. Sullivan – who uses the name Jayden X – can be seen sending an image of himself in a Trump 2020 hat captioned with “counter intel” on January 6th:

      Following the riots, other Discord user revealed they disguised themselves as Trump supporters by wearing hats and shirts with the president’s insignia:

      Other users, such as “deaththreat,” admitted that a “large sum of anti Trumpers” composed those storming the Capitol before appearing to identify themselves in the crowd:

      As recently as Wednesday, January 13th he appears to have posted comments such as “Lol, this is going to be a war.”

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      OldOzzie

      Timeline: Trump Was Still Speaking When the Capitol Riot Began, But the Left Blamed Him Anyway

      This week’s impeachment of President Trump was done under the pretext that he urged people attending the Save America rally to riot at the Capitol Building. There’s no evidence that the president’s words urged riot or unrest, as I pointed out at PJ Media. In fact, there are things he said that mitigated against the claim that he urged people to crash the Capitol Building, scare people, and break things. But could President Trump have stopped it? Our timeline shows the president was still on stage and speaking when the clash at the Capitol started.

      Indeed, it’s possible the siege could have been averted had the Capitol Police taken the advice of the FBI and NYPD monitoring the chatter of the QAnon conspiracy theorists planning the assault and responded with increased security. The lax security was observed by a shocked senior analyst at the Center for Security Policy.

      Oddly, the Washington field office of the FBI did not consider the rally a security threat.

      We might find some answers in the timeline. This timeline is based on reports and the Twitter timelines of people chronicling the events. All times are Eastern.

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        OldOzzie

        Real Threats to Democracy Still Come From the Left

        A dark cloud looms over the United States today — a storm cloud of tyranny. All the rest is noise — a diversion.

        If self-congratulatory pats on the back could cause skin damage, Trump haters would have leprosy. Having been on a witch hunt to burn him at the impeachment stake since he took office, they believe they are vindicated forevermore.

        But apart from their brutal mistreatment of President Donald Trump from the beginning through their coordinated and malicious hoaxes that incidentally rejected lawful election results (in 2016), and apart from the question of whether they have some legitimate complaints against him, this is still not mainly about him. In a few days, he’ll be gone. This is about whether America will descend into tyranny.

        Just as the left exploited COVID-19 to damage the economy and President Trump’s political fortunes (as the Democratic New York governor’s and Chicago mayor’s recent call to reopen their economies demonstrate), and just as it milked the virus to exercise unprecedented control over Americans, it is now exploiting the Capitol riot to shame conservatives into succumbing to its efforts to further consolidate its power and erode our liberties.

        I would love nothing more than to turn down the volume, take a breather from politics and pretend that partisan strife can be overcome by virtue-signaling platitudes, but that would be a delusional, selfish cop-out. Unless we no longer believe in American exceptionalism, the principles of limited government and the blessings of liberty, we are honor-bound to continue the fight.

        Whatever caused the breach of the Capitol, whatever percentage of the malefactors were Trump supporters and no matter how much their complaints coincide with those of the 74 million Trump supporters, their misdeeds do not taint the entire lot of us or what we stand for. They do not render moot our concerns over election integrity.

        The overwhelming majority of Trump supporters oppose and condemn violent riots, including the riot at the Capitol, and they strongly sounded the alarm about them during the left’s march of mayhem and anarchy throughout America’s cities last summer. For the most part, Democrats who are now decrying riots remained silent. Many of those who voted for Trump’s impeachment have literally called for political violence.

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          OldOzzie

          Lou Dobbs Calls ‘Assault’ on Trump Second Only to Lincoln’s Assassination

          Except for Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, the vicious “assault” aimed at President Donald Trump is the worst in American history on a man holding the top office.

          During a Fox Business News interview with Pastor Robert Jeffress on Friday, Dobbs referred to Trump’s enemies and opponents as “the corrupt forces within our government who worked against him for more than four years.”

          “It is the most vile, venomous assault ever conducted against a president in our country’s history, short of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln,” Dobbs said in a video of the interview on his Twitter account.

          “This is a nation that can’t heal, that cannot come together until we understand the truth and the reality of what we have witnessed over the course of the past four years of this man’s presidency.”

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      OldOzzie

      Nolte: Rasmussen Poll Shows No Slip in Support for President Trump

      On January 5, President Trump’s job approval rating with Rasmussen was 47 percent. Today, the president’s job approval is 48 percent.

      The attack on Capitol Hill took place on January 6. Since then, there has been more than a week of 24/7, highly-coordinated media hysteria attacking the president as a traitor, as guilty of sedition, of being criminally liable for leading a violent coup against the United States of America … and his job approval rating is up a point.

      Don’t pay any attention to media pollsters. Please don’t. They’re all crap. All liars. All proven liars who have been deceiving and lying to you for at least three election cycles. Rasmussen is one of the few pollsters you can trust, so when Rasmussen tells us Trump’s support has not slipped, you can not only believe it, you are offered the opportunity to wonder why.

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    Captain Katzenjammer

    Events at the Capitol starting 20 minutes before the end of Trump’s speech doesn’t give a real useful idea of whether anything he said would have been heard by the Capitol breach participants. I read somewhere else that it’s a 45 minute walk from Trump’s podium to the Capitol, so the front line would have had to leave Trump at least an hour before he finished. When did he start? What had he said anytime up to an hour before he finished? The couple of quoted sentences repeated in all the global indoctrinatory media – when exactly were they spoken?

    What time did Trump start speaking, and for how long. How does that time-span correlate with the time-span of events at the Capitol?

    Enough people across the whole world are street smart enough to not be suckered into viral TDS, know how to detect the massive fake info that’s going on. Thanks to sites like this one of Jo’s.

    Leftist progressives like to claim their views are based on firm evidence – what evidence? Those who breached the Capitol likely didn’t hear anything much of whatever Trump said.

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      Henning Nielsen

      It matters not what Trump said, he could have said “I like red herring salad” and it would still be interpreted as a call for insurgence. But his words do matter, the phrases about going home and in peace have been said to be deliberately inserted in order to have a justification for invoking the Insurrection Act. A call for peace and quiet is necessary for such action. At least, so I’ve heard.

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        Klem

        The so called insurgency, normally called a riot, was spearheaded by Leftist Antifa members. Just watch the videos, you can clearly see the confrontations were coordinated and well practiced. This is not surprising, they have been rioting every night for the previous six months.

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          Simon

          That seems unlikely given the marchers were chanting F**k Antifa.
          Surely an anti-fascist affiliation would want rid of the most wannabe dictator in recent history?

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            Captain Katzenjammer

            You think people can be easily categorised into baskets. Many pre-TRump protesters were furious at what’s been going on. It would be fairly easy to rile them up enough by implanting some well practiced experienced rioters instigatots.

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      Chris

      The Epoch Times reporter Roman ( that’s his name) said Trump’s speech started dead on 12 pm and he spoke for approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.

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    Dennis

    As the truth surfaces, as the plotting evil leftists are exposed, how can the impeachment proceed, those pushing it should be charged.

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      Klem

      The evil leftists will be released, politicians and the MSM will blame conservatives. The next chore for the Dems and the MSM will be to eliminate calcified Joe and to blame conservatives for it, get your popcorn ready.

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    Ed Zuiderwijk

    I’m not on Twitter, but what about

    #PelosiKnew

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    Well worth a careful look at this forensic video analysis of the capitol “attack”. Methinks it won’t be on Twitter very long BTW, so look at it NOW.

    https://twitter.com/politicalwilli/status/1349083364729360384

    Pointman

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    Since you lorra norty Bogans get a mention in this piece …

    Will Mr Fox’s standing invitation into the chicken coop be withdrawn?

    https://thepointman.wordpress.com/2021/01/14/will-mr-foxs-invitation-into-the-chicken-coop-be-withdrawn/

    Pointman

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    Dennis

    Chocolates!!!

    Dennis

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    Neo

    Considering that overall Trump has been setting up something like this situation almost from the moment he was elected, the OP here is a fine example of desperate irrelevance. Trump gone on the 20th. Then, without the protections of the office, and his misuse of it, stuff starts catching up with him, impeached or not.

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      Dennis

      Yes, no doubt about the good stuff he achieved in one term, the pity is that there remains much more good stuff to be dealt with and achieved.

      Oh well, next time, noting that the pile of manure will be much higher by that time.

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      truth

      Neo…

      Your claim is so inane that only someone who has been comatose for the last five years could possibly be excused for making it.

      Obviously you can’t provide any facts whatsoever to back it up…as is the hallmark of the truly insane Left….whose descent into real certifiable madness in the worst sense of the word is accelerating by the hour.

      The footsoldiers of the Democrats’ Fascist cabal are drunk with power and baying for blood vying with each other ….publicly disgracing themselves even more than they’ve done for the last five years…. in some sort of unhinged competition to see who can do the most heinous damage to the lives of law-abiding Americans and their children…in their sick feeding frenzy to destroy Trump.

      But the whole world is watching …and rational people worldwide know that what the Democrats and their Fascist cabal are doing is destroying America itself…tearing it limb from limb….showing the world that an America run by these unhinged hatesick Democrats and their Praetorian guard of Tech Tyrants, LW journalists and Deep State gone rogue, threatens to be more totalitarian than Democracy’s most threatening enemies.

      Your Democrats are now an extreme danger to the whole world…the world that Trump had managed to make safer… for America’s children and children around the world…especially in the Middle East.

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      PeterPetrum

      Reply to Neo

      Considering that overall Trump has been setting up something like this situation almost from the moment he was elected, the OP here is a fine example

      Neo, you could be correct, but not for the reason you think. The Obamagate papers have just been declassified; the affidavit from the Italian courts re the Italian satellites being used to program the Dominican machines, proving foreign interference; the Congress being warned before the attack that it was coming ……. Trump has been patiently building up the evidence for years. Now is the time!

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    MrGrimNasty

    “The FBI admitted Tuesday it received information ahead of the Jan. 6 tragedy suggesting some participants were planning a “war” on the Capitol, including killing officers and distributing maps of the complex.”

    So what affiliation were the plotters, why no mention?

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      Ted1

      I was hoping that this will be the time that the villains got lumbered.

      Surely the ringleaders would be the same professionals who ran the BLM riots. When the investigations are completed they should be thoroughly outed and subjected to the full force of the law.

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      Wokebuster

      Why no mention, indeed, but that’s a question that can be asked about a lot of things. Like why did the DOF justice sit on the Hunter Biden laptop?

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      OldOzzie

      Why would anyone trust the FBI?

      REPORT: President Trump Schedules Extensive Declassification Prior To Departure – Chris Steele Interview Likely Included
      Posted on January 15, 2021 by Sundance

      John Solomon is reporting that President Trump is likely to declassify a trove of Russia Collusion/Conspiracy documents prior to departure from the White House.

      Steele’s testimony could be a key issue to expose corruption within the FBI that was previously identified by Senator Chuck Grassley. The FBI said Christopher Steele never told them he was shopping his dossier to the media; however, Christopher Steele told a British court the FBI was fully aware of all his media contacts, and they used the dossier anyway.

      Christopher Steele had no motive to lie to the FBI about his media contacts; the FBI had tons of motive to lie about their knowing Steele talked to the media. It’s just common sense.

      Christopher Steele wasn’t meeting in secret with the media, it was well known. He was traveling around to meet them in August and September 2016. Why would he lie to the FBI about such transparently well known action in October? Answer: He wouldn’t.

      Back in April 2019 Margot Cleveland presented an interesting article in The Federalist outlining how the DOJ (Mueller) investigation of Christopher Steele was dropped [READ HERE].

      Essentially the Cleveland article outlines how Lindsey Graham and Chuck Grassley sent a criminal referral of Chris Steele to Rosenstein/Mueller in January 2018; however the case was used as a shield to ward-off FOIA inquiry, but the case was never actually pursued – and eventually dropped.

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        OldOzzie

        Concerned FBI agent started an ‘enhanced validation’ of Christopher Steele, but bosses stopped it

        Agent says he disagreed with brass and was told the review was stopped to avoid leaks.

        The agent’s extraordinary testimony provides further evidence that James Comey’s FBI took numerous steps to shield the flaws in Steele’s work from disclosure, despite receiving warnings from the CIA starting in 2015 that Steele might be too close to Russian oligarchs and susceptible to misinformation.

        Later investigations would determine that many of the Steele dossier’s allegations were uncorroborated, debunked or Russian disinformation and colored by his opposition research work for Hillary Clinton — revelations the FBI kept from the FISA court.

        The supervisory special agent, whose name was redacted from the transcript, made the revelation in testimony taken by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham last August but not made public until this week, two months after the November 2020 election.

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        OldOzzie

        Senate Judiciary Committee Releases 11 Transcripts From Investigation into DOJ/FBI Misconduct During Crossfire Hurricane
        Posted on January 15, 2021 by Sundance

        1.Handling Agent 1: Interviewed on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 (Transcript)
        2. Michael B. Steinbach: Interviewed on Friday, June 12, 2020 (Transcript)
        3. Stephen C. Laycock: Interviewed on Monday, June 15, 2020 (Transcript)
        4. Dana J. Boente: Interviewed on Monday, June 22, 2020 (Transcript)
        5. Bruce Ohr: Interviewed on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (Transcript)
        6. Stuart Evans: Interviewed on Friday, July 31, 2020 (Transcript)
        7. Supervisory Special Agent 1: [Joseph Pientka, the name no-one is allowed to repeat] Thursday, August 27, 2020 (Transcript)
        8. Jonathan Moffa: Interviewed on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 (Transcript)
        9. Deputy Chief, Counterintelligence and Export Control Section, Justice Department: Interviewed on Friday, September 18, 2020 (Transcript)
        10. Case Agent 1: Interviewed on Friday, September 25, 2020 (Transcript)
        11. Supervisory Intelligence Analyst: Interviewed on Thursday, October 29, 2020 (Transcript)

        Lots of reading to do… I shall be starting with #4 Dana Boente, the FBI legal counsel hired by FBI Director Chris Wray who was removed from his position by AG Bill Barr.

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      Bozotheclown

      For the last few years I’m of the mind that the FBI cannot read or write.
      This is of course why Hillary was not charged over the e-mail server scandal.

      The Hunter Biden laptop scandal has me believing the FBI are also deaf dumb and mute. Because of their disabilities, FBI are still trying to cypher the recent warning they received about the rally.

      In about 4 years they will have some kind of answer. Maybe.

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      Orson Olson

      And many came from New York City – a Big Trump supporting stronghold, Not. And the NYC Olive Department warned about it.

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    And here I was thinking it was the mask that was causing Nancy to sweat.

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    Fuel Filter

    This 12:13 vid is of the murder of Ashli Babbitt!

    https://youtu.be/5nvqvvsqJ_s

    Notice the watermark on the vid! “JAYDENX”

    Look familiar? It damn well should. That’s John Sullivan’s!

    He, or part of his team were there when she was gunned down in cold blood!
    They ALSO acted as provocateurs and filmed it all.

    Watch this vid before you comment on it. The common Turds-In-The-Punchbowls that here infest any thread on my President and his 75-78 million voters need not apply.

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      Ted1

      I saw what I am pretty sure was part of that video before. The one that I saw included the sound of the gunshot and no sign of cut and paste. The camera was facing in the direction of the door. I saw no broken glass. So either the smashing that we saw here went on with the dying/dead lady just 5 metres or less away or it was at a different, similar location.

      I’m pretty sure that in this video I saw the goon who was shown in another video behind the police line.
      .
      Methinks there is a lot of people who should be charged with this murder.

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        markx

        Must have been a different occasion then Ted.
        The video I saw showed her as the first person to try to climb through the right hand of two doors which had the glass broken out. There are several individuals on the other side of the doors, along the sides of the hallway, all pointing firearms towards that door.
        As soon as she got head and shoulders through she was shot. Interest in climbing through the door then apparently diminished, and focus turned to the casualty.

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          M Seward

          Gosh markx, thats a bit basic factual for some people here. You should have prefaced it with a trigger warning.

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          Bozotheclown

          There is only the one “officer” on the left side in hiding that then ambushes the decedent just prior to her becoming dead. There is no “all” along the hallway until you get tens of feet away and those people don’t seem too worried. She did not climb through a door but instead a sidelight window with the glass removed or broken.

          It is my opinion that she was shot without justification. She has no weapon evident and none are seen on the floor when she falls. She could have been stopped with little effort at the point she was stepping into the opening. There were several security official just arms distance away when she stepped up and even more on the way up the stairs.

          She was murdered out of an ambush with no justification. She was not killed in a defensive situation The “officer” has yet to be identified.

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            markx

            You may be right about the sidelight window bezo.

            It appears to me someone made a decision no one was getting past that point without casualties.
            I’d expect this was communicated to the crowd verbally, and then demonstrated physically.
            Apparently effectively stopping further entry.

            Whether it may be classified as murder will depend on the position, role, duties and orders of the shooter.

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            markx

            Bozo. Two officers to the left, partly covered, each in a doorway. Apparently both armed. The foremost fires a single aimed shot. And two more people at the door at the end of the hall. By the way they move, armed also.
            She was stopped with little effort as she stepped into the opening. It would have been inadvisable to go up there and attempt to manhandle someone with a mob at their back.
            Almost certainly the officers on the other side would have been unaware of the reinforcements coming up the stairs, due to the yelling, screaming, and shouting going on.
            Yes, a terrible waste of life, and a great pity she did not hesitate for another minute before climbing up.

            Video. Play it at 0.25 speed.
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ9oThRuMVs&bpctr=1610805970

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      Analitik

      The mutt has now been arrested. So have others with leftist affiliations who broke into the Capitol Building.

      The meme about it all being white supremacist, Trump supporters is breaking down.

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    Fuel Filter

    FALSE FLAG CONFIRMED

    VIa Twitter:

    *****
    “ The FBI has arrested #BlackLivesMatter self-described anti-fascist John Sullivan for leading the charge during the insurrection at the Capitol. Sullivan goaded the first casualty of the event to climb through a window just before she was killed.

    The FBI alleged that moments before breaching the Capitol’s security John Sullivan told a crowd of disguised counter-protesters, “we about to burn this s— down, we got to rip Trump out of office, f—ing pull him out of that s—, we ain’t waiting until the next election… we about to go get that mother—-, it is time for a revolution.”

    Shortly afterward Sullivan could be heard goading Ashli Babbitt to jump through a window as he filmed her being shot and killed by law enforcement.”
    *****

    http://voxday.blogspot.com/2021/01/false-flag-confirmed.html

    Yup.

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      Henning Nielsen

      Something must have changed inside the FBI, voluntarily or otherwise, because Sullivan was almost immediately identified, yet walked free for days. So the tickling thing here is, what or who forced FBI into action?

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      Ted1

      She was not near a window when she was shot. She was in a milling crowd. It would have been difficult to fire a shot and injure only one person.

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        PeterPetrum

        It was a glass panelled internal door, Ted1.

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          Henning Nielsen

          It is very mysterious. There were armed policemen at the top of the stairs very close behind her, they could easily have stopped her from climbing the glass panelled door. And a video shows that shortly before this there were guards in front of the doors (on the intruder side) and they just slip away, no fighting, no big confrontation, they just look rather uncomfortable. And why only one half-hidden police officer in a side doorway inside? I mean, any officer could so easily have stopped the climbing by just standing right inside the glass panelled door, blocking the opening, no need to to even raise a hand. And two guys were hammering on the glass doors (must be safety glass?), why not wait for the breakthrough?

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      John

      Shot by law enforcement?

      I’d be looking closely at whether she was shot by Antifa with a gun stolen from law enforcement perhaps weeks or months ago.

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    Fuel Filter

    CNN STORMED THE CAPITAL

    *****
    Sounds like insurrection on the part of the media to me:

    “CNN’s Jade Sacker penetrating the Capitol with a member of BLM/Antifa cheering, “We did it!” And then asking her conspirator if he was filming, he said he’d delete it, he lied. CNN was in on it.

    To make this clear. CNN was embedded with BLM/Antifa pretending to be Trump supporters videoing them incite a riot. This is freaking huge. If CNN is allowed to maintain its press access anywhere in DC there needs to be a serious overhaul of our entire system.”

    According to sources she was working on a CNN project, but she’s done a lot of work for NBC and NPR.
    *****

    Plus, a bonus after the quote above. RTWT

    http://voxday.blogspot.com/2021/01/cnn-stormed-capitol.html

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    Parker

    It all looks like a super trap for all traitors in Congress and the media. Now they are all criminals, those who wanted and created impich. Now there is a full basis for putting them in jail.

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    Fuel Filter

    Huge # of links…

    With some editorial comments thrown in. This guy is a gem! This site should be bookmarked by all here…

    https://www.anonymousconservative.com/blog/news-briefs-01-15-2021/

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    Fuel Filter

    Since my #14 comment didn’t make it past the mods…

    All those troops in DC?

    Looks and sounds a bit, shall we say, “Off”?

    Want some specs on those troops from a guy who’s been there, done that? Here’s a typical load-out for those guys:

    https://bigcountryexpatoriginal.blogspot.com/2021/01/ok-thats-lot-of-troops.html

    RTWT, language warning for those with faint hearts…

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      Binny Pegler

      What are they expecting? … exactly nothing.
      Hench the need for all the troops and big military show.
      Bit hard to convince the world that Trump supporters are a ‘Clear and present danger’ When none of them show up
      Soooo you need a big military display – to keep them away.
      The whole inauguration will be images of massed troops ‘Protecting the new President and democracy’ from Trumps DANGEROUS supporters.

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    Fuel Filter

    A couple of essays for your consideration:

    This man is a brilliant writer. Been reading him for years.

    *****
    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are no more the rightful president and vice president than I would be the rightful owner of your house if I forced my way in, held a gun to your head, and made you sign over the deed. Unlike the solipsistic plaints after President Trump won a semi-legitimate election in 2016 (“Not my president!”), Joe Biden will not be my or anyone else’s rightful president in 2021. (The 2016 election probably was rigged—for Hillary—the riggers just didn’t do an adequate job, unlike 2020.) Biden and his partner in crime are usurpers and SLL will not refer to either one by their stolen titles. Until the inauguration SLL will refer to Biden as Not Our President-Elect, or NOPE. They’re small gestures, but revolutions start with small gestures.
    *****

    https://straightlinelogic.com/2020/12/23/the-gray-curtain-descends-part-1-by-robert-gore/

    *****
    The Capitol raid scared the crap out of uniparty politicians, witness the hysterical overreaction. Given what they and their accomplices have done to Americans and people around the world, they should live in perpetual, mortal terror. Unfortunately, their cowardice outruns their brains. Instead of responding to the message they’ll shoot the messenger and clamp down harder.
    [snip]

    Nothing will be fair about the coming fight. It’s no use whining about the other side’s lack of principles, its lies, hypocrisy, unfairness, ruthlessness, and control of virtually every important institution. They’re evil totalitarians, what the hell do we expect? Their principle is absolute power and they’ll do whatever is necessary to acquire and keep it.
    *****

    https://straightlinelogic.com/2021/01/14/the-gray-curtain-descends-part-2-by-robert-gore/

    Please read both essays…

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    Dave in the States

    All these false flag operations to tarnish Trump and his supporters, and all the calls to just move forward and unite behind the new uni-party, and just shut up and accept it, are because they are now confronted with the problem of how an illegitimate government and an unelected administrative state can govern a massive majority that knows damn well they are illegitimates. Everything they do, and their entire agenda, will always be illegitimate.

    They want to reset back to the old pre Trump normal, also known as the Obama glide path to hell. They want to erase Trump and his movement from history. That’s not going to happen, but they are going to try by brute force and fraud to make Obama’s third term happen. But it can’t. Not really. There is no going back. It was a coup and everybody knows it. The majority of the people are going to stand by Trump and are not going accept this.

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    Panda

    Sometime during the speech Trump said, “I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard.” The only thing he said that might be remotely incendiary was at the end, 1 hour 12 min into a speech 1 hour 13 min long: “And we fight. We fight like hell and if you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore.” But this was apparently 20 minutes after the riot had already started.

    Here is the transcript of the speech itself, read it yourself: https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/donald-trump-speech-save-america-rally-transcript-january-6

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    Panda

    Oh I just read the comments – Anne ALthouse is a right wing writer making fun of it too! My mistake…!

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    Saighdear

    The smell is soooh bad, here in the UK. NO brisk Westerlies either, yet we get it EVERY DAY: the BBC is totally full of themselves with that smirkiness that you’d ” wanna slabba da phace”. The Independent channels are just as bad and their ‘Talking Mirrors’ interviews with other reporters, just like to “rub it in”.
    Now I’m not in the USA , maybe WASN’T a fan of Trump, but he is after all, a Son of our Diaspora, and the “underdog” from the Get-Go. I’m rooting for Him / his Ideals of draining the Swamp. Did he bring the US into any Conflicts / Wars during his Term? did he try to heal any conflicts? and what he DID DO was make the world “sit up” and talk ( well , a 1-sided discussion from the fake news EEJITS ) about his efforts to bring Countries & Organisations to heel, etc – to be held more responsible for their OWN Actions. Anything wrong with that? The vitriol poured out by “everyday fowk” commenting on-line, phoning in to chat shows etc , seemingly knows no bounds. I applaud him for his thick skin and to keep on going.
    We see now how Big Business is, like the rest of the EU, as they treat us – in the Brexit and now post-brexit. Ethically , would YOU still want to deal with them? Pragmatically , maybe “have to , grudgingly… not a penny more than I have to, but otherwisegiven time and resources, will be going elsewhere.. and the MSM and Biden thinksit will all be wonderful afterwards? think not – have already been through such a process. Once the Milk is spilt and gone rancid, who would want it? Better ‘gonnae nae gonnae do it – dinna gang there’ and we call this Democracy? Laughable.

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      Kalm Keith

      Thanks Saighdear for that wonderful guide to the modern world.

      Unfortunately the smell is here in Australia too but it’s funny, people can’t smell it: our “news media” tells the public there’s No Smell, so they can’t smell it, yes the smell is so intense that you can’t smell it.

      What Trump has achieved is to help so many people around the world see that “The Swamp” is everywhere and that we must not stop until we have “Pulled The Plug”.

      We Must turn the entire swamp back into beautiful green fields where truth is all around us.

      KK

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        PeterS

        The problem is that it’s not a swamp but in fact an ocean. Trump could never fix it and he probably knew that.

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    Lance

    Many of the people being blamed for violent acts weren’t even there. Innocent.

    This whole riot story is beginning to collapse into a staged, propaganda stunt by leftist BLM and Antifa people.

    https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/01/rush_to_judgment_on_trump_multiple_leftists_arrested_for_capitol_riot.html

    “That leaves Congress and all the jerks who voted for impeachment of President Trump looking like boobs and losers. They’ve hitched their star to this leftist impeachment obsession, and now have seen it falling flat.”

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    Harry Passfield

    Taken me some time to catch up with gatewaypundit but when they say things like:
    “Investigative reporter John Solomon dropped a bombshell on Wednesday night and said the DC police rejected his FOIA request for records pertaining to their investigation of the siege of the U.S. Capitol.

    The DC police said release of the records would be ‘personally embarrassing’ and privacy invading to release the documents.”
    And then went on to say:

    ” the FBI, NYPD and USCP had prior knowledge of plans for violence at the US Capitol, including intel threatening murder of police officers.”

    I can only surmise that Trump’s lawyer will be asking some interesting questions of the Senate members and Pelosi. I cannot believe they would allow it s I’ll be watching to see how they try to get out of it.

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      Dennis

      Charged with driving under the influence the defendant must now say: “Your Worship, I cannot speak to the court about the charge because it would be personally embarrassing.

      How ridiculous.

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    Ed Lambert

    Again, I have to ask the question Why do I have to learn this from an Australian blog? I feel like I am living in a David Lynch movie.

    Thank you, Jo, for performing this very much needed service.

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    PeterS

    As Martin Armstrong puts it, the Democrats may think they are undermining Trump by trying to impeach him again, but all they are doing is confirming the corruption runs deep. It’s not a swamp – it’s an ocean. That’s why Armstrong thought all along that Trump would not win the election, not because he couldn’t under normal circumstances – clearly he would have, but because of the lies and deceptions of the “ocean” of corrupted people in all sorts of places, high and low.

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    David Maddison

    If the President Defect Biden is appointed as the imposter President the fake administration will spend most of its time, when not appeasing China and terrorists, on Orwellian witch hunts to unperson people, which would make any National Socialists or International Socialists proud. It will make Pol Pot’s resetbto year zero look like a picnic. Of course, Biden (or rather his controllers) woll fully engage Klaus Schwabb’s great reset in any case.

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    PeterS

    Note that no less than 5 governments have collapsed in the last week. Coincidences? I don’t believe in them. Something strange is happening. An already established NWO finally beginning to show itself to the world and eventually “be in your face”?

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    Ruairi

    The Dems won’t let Trump depart,
    Without driving a stake through his heart,
    As they think him a vampire,
    Who will rise and aspire,
    To return and make a fresh start.

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    David Maddison

    YouTuber Salty Cracker talks about how President Imposter Biden’s installation (I won’t call it inauguration) will almost be a non-event, by design. Obviously his controllers are doing this because few people would turn up if there were no restrictions.

    (Colourful language warning.)

    He also has a free speech Bitchute channel but this video is not yet there.

    https://youtu.be/wNDP8qH8BP4

    His Bitchute channel is at:
    https://www.bitchute.com/channel/thesaltycracker/

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    Lance

    The Left just won’t leave Trump alone,
    Like vicious mad dogs on a bone,
    They’ve hiden their fear,
    Of Discovery it’s clear,
    By basically stealing the Throne.

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    a happy little debunker

    CNN has disavowed Jade Sacker and refutes she was ever an employee.

    Jade Sacker is a freelance photojournalist and her material has been used by a variety of news organisations (including CNN) – but that doesn’t make her a CNN employee.

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      David Maddison

      Unpersoning someone comes straight from the Leftist instruction manual, Nineteen Eighty Four.

      While working at the Ministry of Truth, Winston invents the backstory of a fallen soldier to cover up the mention of a person who had been declared an unperson. This moment shows both the cynicism Winston holds toward the work he does and also how thoroughly he has internalized Party ideology, because he is able to imagine the kind of person the Party would most approve of.

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      Analitik

      It’s going to be a pretty rough ride on the leftist bus with all the bodies being thrown under it.

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    David Maddison

    President Trump still won the election and should be regarded as the legal President, currently in exile.

    Biden is an imposter and only stands to be installed as “President” because of the criminal activity of his followers.

    His title should reflect that so it should be “Presidential Imposter Biden”. Don’t print too much stationery though, it will be soon “Presidential Imposter Harris”.

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      Dennis

      Maybe Harris is next, but will her background history catch up with her resulting in her becoming unfit to hold office?

      Consider the announcement that on 21 January impeachment proceedings against Joe Basement will be tabled.

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    William Astley

    A good measure of how effective the US government of the time is, is the yearly deficit.

    Economics becomes a science when hard limits are hit. It is impossible, even for a country as powerful as the US, to borrow beyond the hard limits, without hurting the US citizens. And starting a trade currency war.

    The Biden administration does not have a budget and is promising to spend the US to death. Biden is not going to be president. The US must immediately address all of its problems at once.

    https://www.thebalance.com/us-deficit-by-year-3306306

    Bush
    2004 $413 $596 3.4% Iraq War
    2005 $318 $554 2.4% Katrina, Bankruptcy Act
    2006 $248 $574 1.8% Bernanke chairs Fed

    2007 $161 $501 1.1% Bank crisis
    2008 $459 $1,017 3.1% Bank bailout, QE

    Obama
    2009 $1,413 $1,885 9.8% Stimulus Act. Bank bailout cost $250B, ARRA added $253B
    2010 $1,294 $1,652 8.6% Obama tax cuts, ACA, Simpson-Bowles
    2011 $1,300 $1,228 8.3% Debt crisis, recession and tax cuts reduced revenue
    2012 $1,087 $1,276 6.7% Fiscal cliff
    2013 $680 $672 4.1% Sequester
    2014 $485 $1,086 2.8% Debt ceiling crisis
    2015 $438 $327 2.4% TPP, Iran deal
    2016 $585 $1,422 3.1% Presidential race

    Trump
    2017 $665 $672 3.4% Trump Tax Act
    2018 $779 $1,271 3.8% Deficit spending
    2019 $984 $1,203 4.6% Government shutdown
    2020 $1,083 $1,181 4.8% Budget before COVID-19
    2020C $3,700 $4,226 17.9% With COVID-19 impact
    2021 $966 $1,276 4.1% Budget before COVID-19
    2021C $2,100 N.A. 9.8% With COVID-19 impact

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      David Maddison

      With four more years of President Trump I’m sure he could begin to address the US national debt. He was already starting to look at that by wanting to get rid of the privately owned U.S. Federal Reserve who are a large part of the debt creation problem.

      Now, the controllers of Presidential Imposter Biden, will, like all socialists, spend without restraint, but this time they may well bankrupt the United States as is their plan.

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        Lance

        David Maddison, I have few predictions to make. Hope I’m wrong, but fear I’m right.

        Assuming Biden & Co are sworn in, and implement their stated economic policies:

        Raising the min wage to $15/hr will destroy 1.5 million jobs.
        Spending another 2 Trillion/yr on stimulus will accelerate dollar collapse via inflation and inability of Treasury to control it.
        The 5.5 million jobs Trump created will be destroyed by the corona virus lockdown follow on effects. 40% of all small businesses will close forever. Millions more on the dole.
        The millions of people who have been relieved of paying mortgage or rent by Govt fiat will be evicted, eventually, by June 2021.
        Commercial real estate will collapse.
        There will be a general real estate and housing collapse after all the evictions and mortgage meltdowns.
        Mortgage rates will rise to at least 6% by June 2021.
        Inflation will accelerate, tax revenue will plummet, unemployment will rise, dependency will increase.
        Stock market will drop 10,000 points in the next 12 months.
        US Chamber of Commerce will attempt to repeal all of the Trump trade agreements.
        Food prices will rise 20%.
        Energy prices will rise 30%.
        A recession will be firmly in place by Sept 2021, followed by a general depression in 2022.

        One may ignore reality and promise everything to everyone, but one may not ignore the consequences of ignoring reality or the inability to supply everything that was promised.

        Ideology may drive emotions, but ideology and emotion do not pay the bills.

        Smart people will “get small” as soon as they can and avoid debt above all else.

        2022 will see a complete political reversal in the US Senate and House. The economic pain will force that to happen.

        Twatter, Fakebook, Gurgle, and YoottUbe, will collapse by 2022 after FCC Sec 230 revisions strip them of immunity.

        People are going to be dismayed at the failures of socialist policies, green fraud, loss of liberty, and amazed at how much they truly miss the policies of DJT.

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        Dennis

        David, a nation cannot be bankrupted, but of course it can become a very poor banana republic.

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          RossP

          Dennis –the US, politically, is beyond a banana republic already. It makes those countries we already think of as banana republics look like saints.

          Lance — “2022 will see a complete political reversal in the US Senate and House. The economic pain will force that to happen.”
          Your one prediction I will disagree with. There is no way the Democrats will allow this to happen. They have gotten away with breaking the Constitutional rules on elections, twice in recent months. They will do the same again in 2022 but will be a little more clever about it. If I’m right then the Republicans will need to get used to the “opposition” benches for a very long time.

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      Analitik

      This was the area where Trump really did fail to deliver on his 2016 campaign promises. Back in the debates against Hillary, he called out The Fed, saying “we’re in a big, far, ugly bubble”. I loved him at that point.

      But then after being elected, he embraced The Dow and SP500 as measures of “the greatest economy” and pushed for even looser economic policies. Here is where he really failed the people who supported him

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    OldOzzie

    Mexico’s president blasts Trump-hating social media censors, vows international action

    How’s this for support for President Trump from an unlikely, unexpected quarter?

    Left-wing Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reportedly vowed to take on tech companies on Thursday in response to the bans that President Donald Trump has faced on social media.

    “I can tell you that at the first G20 meeting we have, I am going to make a proposal on this issue,” López Obrador said. “Yes, social media should not be used to incite violence and all that, but this cannot be used as a pretext to suspend freedom of expression.”

    “How can a company act as if it was all powerful, omnipotent, as a sort of Spanish Inquisition on what is expressed?” López Obrador asked.

    López Obrador’s Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said that Mexico has already started the work of getting other nations involved in the effort, including “officials in France, Germany, the European Union, Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia,” The Associated Press reported.

    AMLO, as he is known, not only effectively defended President Trump, who was humiliated by these little social media toads, who shut down his Internet access in cartel-like unison, he also was implicitly rebuking the left for tolerating this assault on free expression, given that the social media giants are run by oligarchs with monopolies. That makes the censorship calls from Michelle Obama and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez look pretty disgusting. The pair of them, and all the leftists calling for internet censorship now look like corporate pawns singing for their supper. Which isn’t a good look for anyone on the left.

    This isn’t the first time AMLO, a socialist, has come to the defense of Trump. Back in November, he looked at what was going on in the states with its election fiasco and obviously recognized that movie. He, too, had had an election stolen before. That he’s so principled about it really makes a lot of us here, skeptical in the past, now think it really happened.

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      OldOzzie

      Mexican President AMLO to Raise Tech Censorship Issue at G20 as Global Backlash Intensifies

      The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is mounting a campaign against Big Tech’s political interference as global backlash against Silicon Valley over the censorship of President Donald Trump intensifies.

      The Mexican president, a socialist, is emerging as one of Big Tech’s most vocal critics on the world stage following the mass-banning of President Trump from Twitter, Facebook, and most other mainstream tech platforms.

      López Obrador said he intends to reach out to other governments to form a “common front” on the issue, and will raise the matter at the next G20 summit.

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    OldOzzie

    Are the End Times Near?

    Oswald Spengler’s The Decline of The West, published 1918-1922, laid out the trajectory of the enfeeblement and decay that awaited us, developing a theme that went as far back as the Greek historian Polybius, but that, in the wake of a war that wiped out a generation, seemed less a “theme” than an historically imminent reality.

    But at the same time, we need to be realistic. We are not doomsayers to acknowledge that civilizations fall of necessity, disappear or are subsumed into new syncretic entities, and that ours is no different. The conclusion is foregone, but not yet. In Michael Walsh’s terms from his new book Last Stands, manly virtue fights to the foreordained end. The issue is this: We cannot deter, but we can defer.

    What we are really doing, whether we know it or not, is buying time. Western civilization and its constituent nations are too far gone to be retrofitted; our internal enemies have seen to that. As Bork writes, a “soft and hedonistic culture…faces a continuing assault from within.” The prospect is grim. Apathy, indifference, psychological devastation, envy and self-hatred are the norms of our present moment. America, the guarantor and bellwether of the West’s survival, has been hollowed out by its Olympian classes, the political, juridical, informational and fiscal elites — this was Founding Father and second president John Adams’ deepest fear. In his important 2018 study John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy, Luke Mayville parses Adams’ conclusion that “republican governments had always been threatened by elite domination and that America would be no different.”

    History, so to speak, can happen here. It has been happening for some considerable time, culminating in the most recent of a long sequence of hammer blows: the fraudulent election of Joe Biden thanks to widespread electoral malfeasance, the advent of rigorous and pervasive censorship protocols, and the ongoing purge of constitutional freedoms. Indeed, it is happening throughout the Western world. Nonetheless, for those of us who still care and recognize the precious muniment we have been given, let the coup de grâce happen later instead of sooner. The fight continues on myriad fronts.

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    Craig

    President Trump encouraged people to attend Washington
    D.C. in order to show their support for democracy through
    what was previously considered a democratic act, protest.
    Should people embedded institutionally be above board
    and/or capable of understanding the term evidence (let
    alone the concept) this protest would not have been
    necessary. President Trump in anticipation of the immense
    support he knew would mobilize and make it to the capitol
    stated “it’s going to be wild.” There was no incitement. If
    the media and other mentally inchoate choose to
    misrepresent and mislead, they best realize not everybody
    has yet descended to their level.

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    Harves

    Now that a link has been established between John Sullivan (Antifa and BLM) and the Trump rally, the way is open to blame Trump for inciting all those BLM protests.

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    Ian

    I used to always look at this site for news and discussion on Climate Change but that discussion has been sidelined since around November 3 by evermore far fetched articles that sooner or later have been de-bunked. Remember the Kraken? Venezuelan Software? The Texas Bombshell? Whatever happened to them? Where are Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis?

    All of these and many many more, were acclaimed by commenters here who, despite the total lack of supporting evidence and Trump’s abject failure to win his many lawsuits claIming fraud, believe Trump won the election.

    This attempt to exonerate Trump and his followers by blaming Antifa and BLM for the invasion of the Capitol is yet another in this long list. So far the evidence does not support that claim.

    https://tinyurl.com/y2crw2pw https://tinyurl.com/y2wuh4ye https://tinyurl.com/y4eaye4l

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      Travis T. Jones

      Didn’t click on all your links, but, the Conversation?

      It takes two to have a conversation.

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      el gordo

      Yes indeed … poor political judgement by the editor.

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      Also, Swampy Joe’s Nude Green Eel and re-signing the Paris wealth redistribution scheme will soon be front page.

      That will be good for laughs … if this site hasn’t been cancelled by then.

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      RossP

      Ian
      Do you not understand the connection between what has happened in the USA and Climate Change? In case you have not grasped the point, CC has become all about politics and very little to do with science.

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    David Maddison

    Always test the truth with the question:

    Are those words that you just said the truth, or are you a Leftist?

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      Lance

      Truth stands alone because it needs no defense.
      Claims and Statements require suspicion, relevant questions and consequential proof.

      I think you meant:

      Demand that any claim be attested as either an Absolute Truth or Fact, or as a Supported or Unsupported Claim of Truth or Fact.

      Question every claim that anyone makes. Demand accountability for the claim from claimants if claims prove false, in advance.

      Especially question claims that are emotionally or ideologically based, or that might harm you or your interests.

      Place particular suspicion upon claims made by globalists, socialists, marxists, leftists, liars, thieves, idiots, and propagandists.

      “Nothing weighs less than a promise”.
      “That which cannot be paid, will not be paid”.
      “What will remain if the promise is broken”.
      “In God we Trust. All others pay Cash”.

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      Ian

      So far the truth is that Trump has lost his many lawsuits. That there is no believable evidence of election fraud. That Trump did incite violence with his inflammatory comments (see links above). That Biden will be the next president. That Powell, Giuliani and Ellis won nothing. That the Kraken did not exist. That both of Trump’s lawsuits were rejected by SCOTUS even the though there are six Republican appointed Justices and three Justices appointed by the Democrats. That Trump has refused to pay Giuliani’s fees. (Can’t say I blame or criticise Trump for that as Giuliani, Powell and Ellis were utterly useless.) That Trump tried to bully Mike Pence into changing the Electoral College votes. That Trump tried to bully Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger into “finding him 11,780 votes”. Lots more truths such as Smartmatic software flipped vote. See Fox News December 19 but I think that’s enough to answer your comment.

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        Analitik

        He hasn’t “lost” any lawsuits. They have been dismissed on technicalities on timing or jurisdiction or the like.

        The courts have not considered the evidence that has been presented so the cases have not been “lost”

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          Ian

          Your comment indicates you clearly have not read the many written reasons made by Judges up and down the US stating exactly why they rejected so many of Trump’s law suits that claim the election was fraudulent. Some of these are given below. There are many more

          District Judge Brett H. Ludwig, a Trump nominee who took the bench in September, dismissed a lawsuit filed by the president that sought to throw out the election results in Wisconsin, calling the request “extraordinary.”
          “A sitting president who did not prevail in his bid for reelection has asked for federal court help in setting aside the popular vote based on disputed issues of election administration, issues he plainly could have raised before the vote occurred,” he wrote. “This Court has allowed plaintiff the chance to make his case and he has lost on the merits.”

          Trump’s campaign “did not prove under any standard of proof that illegal votes were cast and counted, or legal votes were not counted at all, due to voter fraud, nor in an amount equal to or greater than” Biden’s margin in Nevada, wrote state District Court Judge James T. Russell, a former lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

          In Pennsylvania, Bibas — who sits on a federal circuit court, just below the U.S. Supreme Court — wrote: “Charges of unfairness are serious. But calling an election unfair does not make it so.”
          Writing on behalf of two other judges also named to the court by Republican presidents, Bibas, added, “Charges require specific allegations and then proof. We have neither here.”

          In Arizona, evaluating similar complaints from conservative attorney Sidney Powell, federal District Court Judge Diane J. Humetewa wrote: “Allegations that find favor in the public sphere of gossip and innuendo cannot be a substitute for earnest pleadings and procedure in federal court. Plaintiffs have not moved the needle for their fraud theory from conceivable to plausible, which they must do to state a claim under Federal pleading standards,”

          One of the most strongly worded opinions came from Wisconsin state Justice Brian Hagedorn,
          “Something far more fundamental than the winner of Wisconsin’s electoral votes is implicated in this case,” Hagedorn wrote, in declining to hear a case brought by a conservative group that asked the court to overturn the election results. “At stake, in some measure, is faith in our system of free and fair elections, a feature central to the enduring strength of our constitutional republic.” Once the door is opened to judicial invalidation of presidential election results, it will be awfully hard to close that door again. This is a dangerous path we are being asked to tread,” Hagedorn added.

          In Michigan, U.S. District Court Judge Linda V. Parker —wrote that “the right to vote is among the most sacred rights of our democracy and, in turn, uniquely defines us as Americans.”
          A suit from a Trump ally trying to throw out the state’s election results was “stunning in its scope and breathtaking in its reach,” she continued.
          “If granted, the relief would disenfranchise the votes of the more than 5.5 million Michigan citizens who, with dignity, hope, and a promise of a voice, participated in the 2020 General Election. The Court declines to grant plaintiffs this relief,” she wrote.

          In Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court Judge Matthew W. Brann, compared the Trump campaign’s stitched-together legal theories to “Frankenstein’s monster.”
          “This Court has been presented with strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations, unpled in the operative complaint and unsupported by evidence, In the United States of America, this cannot justify the disenfranchisement of a single voter, let alone all the voters of its sixth most populated state. Our people, laws, and institutions demand more,” he concluded.

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            Gee aye

            I reckon you just owned this blog. Best if the admin pretends they were having a laugh for the last 3 months

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            Harry Passfield

            Many of the examples in your list, Ian, conclude that the Judge refused to accept a case and therefore, refused to hear it, ie: Try it.
            I thought the whole point of going to court was to get a settlement of the case through trying it – testing the evidence. It seems to me that this part of the process was not followed.

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              Ian

              The cases were settled by the judiciary who, virtually unanimously, stated the evidence provided fell far short of the standard required to lodge a lawsuit and so they refused to hear it. If Trump and his woeful campaign lawyers, Giuliani, Powell and Ellis were unable to provide evidence the judges would accept, then that is their problem not the judges. :
              I you look back over the threads here since November 3 you can see that far from turning the tide in Trump’s favour almost all of them have dismally fizzled out.

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        Lance

        So far, the truth is that there is video, audio, statistical, legal, procedural, constitutional, physical, and circumstantial evidence of election fraud.

        Refusing to examine evidence, denial of evidence, does not refute evidence.

        Speculation, ad hom attacks, and living inside the progressive bubble are your personal choice.

        Ian, you need to readjust your tin foil hat and stop smoking the marxist hopium.

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          Ian

          Lance

          The comments above are not my comments but those of judges from courts all over the US. I don’t speculate on their comments nor have I made any ad hom attacks. It is the judges who have. .So perhaps it is they who need a tin-foil hat. Or maybe it is you as you seem to think there is some conspiracy afoot

          Do you really believe that the more than 86 judges that have assessed and then rejected over 50 lawsuits from Trump are in some sort of conspiracy to deny and refute evidence? That the former Attorney General William Barr was lying when he said there was no evidence of fraud n the election? If so perhaps you should re-read their comments.

          Refusing to accept that the law is the final arbiter is a repudiation of democracy. I notice you didn’t mention appeals. All the appeals from Trump have been rejected,. The judges have made it plain his lawsuits fail for lack of convincing evidence. Perhaps tit is they that are speculating, making ad hom comments and living inside a progressive bubble. Sorry Lance your argument just doesn’t wash

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          el gordo

          I’ll stand shoulder to shoulder with Ian on this issue, I’ve lost respect for everyone else here.

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            Bozotheclown

            Personally I would choose much broader shoulders than those of Ian. As far as respect goes I’d say it is likely mutual.

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    Travis T. Jones

    Biden builds steel wall around Capitol for inauguration … proves President Trump correct: walls work.

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    Craig

    evidence | ˈɛvɪd(ə)ns | noun [mass noun]

    the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief
    or proposition is true or valid: the study finds little evidence of overt
    discrimination.

    • Law information drawn from personal testimony, a document, or a
    material object, used to establish facts in a legal investigation or
    admissible as testimony in a law court: without evidence, they can’t
    bring a charge.

    • signs or indications of something: there was no obvious evidence
    of a break-in.

    Definition of evidence from computer’s dictionary.

    Evidence 1. Noun. Indication, sign, facts available as proof, (is there
    any e. of or for this? : no e. of corruption; the ee. of Christianity);
    (Law) information given personally or drawn from document &
    tending to prove fact, testimony admissible in court, (was called in
    e. ; not accepted as or in e.) ; witness (turn King’s, Queen’s, e., give
    e. against one’s accomplices); conspicuousness (only in e.,
    conspicuous). 2. V.t. Be e. of, indicate.

    Definition of evidence from 1965 edition of Pocket Oxford Dictionary

    Which definition of evidence is being employed here? In failing to
    accept that evidence does clearly exist, we are left with the possibility
    that those making such claims do not understand the basic definition,
    principle, or lack the most basic and fundamental language and reasoning
    skills. Put the pity on hold for a moment. Another possibility may be that
    they have altered the definition of the term or attributed some new meaning
    to it that has yet to be universally recognized. Or we are observing a series
    of deliberate acts to ignore evidence, destroy and manipulate its existent
    form, and to ultimately pervert the course of truth and justice with whatever
    sick remnant is left presiding.

    For this latter reality to apparently be the norm all the way from nameless
    “contributors” to message boards right up to the lofty upper ranks of our
    governments, journalistic bodies, and court systems is what makes this so
    much more disturbing. Denial is not antidote nor excuse for stupidity and
    far less honourable.

    Engaging with those lacking the basic ability to understand phenomena and
    to reason and think with a modicum of objectivity is a waste of time. They
    serve only to confound and are essentially either morons or cogs in a broader
    machine whose malevolence we seem about to experience more directly upon
    us than at any other time, certainly on this scale. (Apologies for descending to
    their ad hominem level.)

    Their efforts in unilateral discussion and serial attempts to goad only serve in
    forcing already thinking people to further critically analyze their own stance
    and to sharpen the focus of their understanding and arguments, each time
    revealing the vapid ineptitude of the brain-sozzled weekend communists, and
    the lack of substance or validity in any of their skewed rhetoric.

    The problem is these others who deem themselves the arbiters of reality are
    borne of an education system or are the product of an odd turn that society
    has taken into broad sweeping malicious narcissism. They reign supreme in
    this heightened fable and nonsense infected realm where considered content
    is derided and self-obsessed fawning is the order of the day. No wonder for
    Hollywood and pro-sporters have a front seat.

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      David-of-Cooyal-in-Oz

      Thanks Craig,
      I agree.
      But these purveyors of the “no evidence” theme are probably related to those who managed to change the meaning of “pollution” to include carbon dioxide, the gas of life.
      Cheers
      Dave B

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    David Maddison

    I will have zero sympathy for anyone who was anti-Trump and now realise Trump’s policies were correct after all.

    In this day, even with an Internet mostly censored by the Billionaire Socialists and their army of useful idiots, it’s still possible to find the truth such as on sites like this.

    Ignorance is a deliberate choice.

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    Kevin a

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzHscXiAuuo
    CNN SLAMMED After Far Leftist Capitol Rioter Hosted As if He’s A Journalist, 20k Troops Called To DC

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    OldOzzie

    The Big Shift Continues, Narrative Now: ‘Lockdowns Have No Benefit’
    Posted on January 15, 2021 by Sundance

    The transparency of timing is brutally obvious. Yes, the far-left was willing to put millions of American’s through economic pain and hardship in order to advance their interests.

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      OldOzzie

      New Study: Lockdowns Didn’t Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 After All

      As always, approach all stories that headline the word “study” with some caution. Newsweek’s report on a new study (21 Pages) from Stanford published this week in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation should carry the same caveat — one study does not a scientific foundation make. However, the findings in this study of the impact of lockdowns on COVID-19 transmission do seem to fit our own observations, especially in the pandemic’s second and third waves:

      In other words, despite the wide variance in types of social interventions, the harsher lockdowns provided no significant improvement in reducing community transmission than did the softer interventions did — social distancing, mask-wearing, and perhaps capacity restrictions. Their conclusion — the cost/benefit ratio for harsh interventions doesn’t justify them:

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        Geoff Sherrington

        OlsOzzie,
        You approve of “the cost/benefit ratio for harsh interventions doesn’t justify them”?
        That is a valid conclusion for a particular scenario, but it is not a general conclusion.
        It is valid when, with a lockdown of any type, there is no leakage and now new wave of infection.
        Suppose nature throws a bad dice and there is leakage and more deaths. Your generalisation does not apply universally then. It becomes as benefit:cost exercise, with capacity for large additional economic harm if the new wave is intense.
        You seem to be arguing that no lockdown is justified, but I find that too extreme a position. If you are 80 and have known comorbidities, as I have, your analysis can be unbalanced.
        Have I got the balance if this argument right or wrong? Geoff S

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          OldOzzie

          Geoff S – I posted the Article because I agree with their conclusion

          In summary, we fail to find strong evidence supporting a role for more restrictive NPIs in the control of COVID in early 2020. We do not question the role of all public health interventions, or of coordinated communications about the epidemic, but we fail to find an additional benefit of stay-at-home orders and business closures. The data cannot fully exclude the possibility of some benefits. However, even if they exist, these benefits may not match the numerous harms of these aggressive measures. More targeted public health interventions that more effectively reduce transmissions may be important for future epidemic control without the harms of highly restrictive measures

          re – You seem to be arguing that no lockdown is justified, but I find that too extreme a position. If you are 80 and have known comorbidities, as I have, your analysis can be unbalanced.

          I am 75+ with Comorbidities, at hospital at least 2 times every 3 weeks for the past year – live in a blended 3 generation family with 3 Grandkids going to Kindy (2 days a week) and school – enjoyed 4 yr old Bluey Birthday Party yesterday with my wife, 2 of my kids and their spouses and 6 Grandkids – Melbourne Family unable to attend – I believe I am responsible for my own life and take the necessary precautions

          We will never open up Australia if we keep closing borders at the drop of a hat – Gladys in NSW is taking a logical approach

          This from the US applies in Australia – a lot of people have no skin in the game

          This sign in Halifax sums it all up:

          “Charlie Baker Take 25% of Your Pay.”

          We’re all in this together, right? That’s what Gov. Baker keeps screaming at us — hectoring, lecturing, threatening, demanding, even banging his fists as he thunders one preposterous, counter-productive order after another.

          But unlike his subjects, I mean constituents, the man Joe Biden calls Charlie Parker has not lost a single penny throughout this entire disaster.

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          OldOzzie

          Surprise! Chicago Mayor Pushes To Loosen Lockdowns Days Before Biden Inauguration

          A second Democratic leader is pushing for loosening COVID-19 restrictions, just days before President-elect Biden is set to be sworn in.

          Following on the heels of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s call to “reopen the economy,” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is now of the opinion that bars and restaurants need to reopen for indoor dining “as quickly as possible.”

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          OldOzzie

          Coronavirus Australia live news: Brisbane’s red zone status downgraded but Victoria’s Sydney ban to remain

          More than 8000 stranded Victorians are still waiting for the Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services to process their exemption applications — some of whom have now been waiting more than a fortnight.

          But amid anger from Victorians stuck in Sydney and Brisbane, and allegations of a double standard, given the Andrews government is providing quarantine for more than 1200 Australian Open tennis players and their entourages who have flown in from overseas, Health Minister Martin Foley said he would make “no apology for the principle of keeping Victoria safe”.

          Two more tennis arrivals test positive: report

          Two more people who have arrived from the US for the Australian Open tennis tournament have tested positive while in mandatory quarantine.

          All players aboard the same flight from LA will be unable to practice for the next two weeks, except for training done on exercise bikes in their hotel rooms, New York Times sports reporter Karen Crouse has tweeted.

          Two positive covid tests on the LA charter. I feel terrible for all the players aboard who now won’t be allowed to practice for the next two weeks except on the exercise bikes the Australian Open delivered to their room

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          OldOzzie

          AND JUST LIKE THAT…

          America begins to re-open. Joe Biden says most schools can be back in business in 100 days. Across the country, shutdowns are being relaxed or ended. Here in Minnesota, for example, restaurants and bars were allowed to re-open at 50% capacity on Monday.

          Via InstaPundit, Stephen Miller comments on the phenomenon:

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          OldOzzie

          US Department of State – Fact Sheet: Activity at the Wuhan Institute of Virology

          JANUARY 15, 2021

          The CCP’s deadly obsession with secrecy and control comes at the expense of public health in China and around the world. The previously undisclosed information in this fact sheet, combined with open-source reporting, highlights three elements about COVID-19’s origin that deserve greater scrutiny:

          1. Illnesses inside the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV):
          2. Research at the WIV:
          3. Secret military activity at the WIV:

          Today’s revelations just scratch the surface of what is still hidden about COVID-19’s origin in China. Any credible investigation into the origin of COVID-19 demands complete, transparent access to the research labs in Wuhan, including their facilities, samples, personnel, and records.

          As the world continues to battle this pandemic – and as WHO investigators begin their work, after more than a year of delays – the virus’s origin remains uncertain. The United States will continue to do everything it can to support a credible and thorough investigation, including by continuing to demand transparency on the part of Chinese authorities.

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          OldOzzie

          After Chinese Vaccine Fails, China Launches Smear Campaign Against Pfizer

          A few days after attempting to dismiss disappointing test results from Brazil on China’s Sinovac vaccine candidate for the Chinese coronavirus, Chinese state media turned to attacking Sinovac’s American competitors Pfizer and Moderna, calling for a worldwide ban on Pfizer’s vaccine after 23 elderly Norwegians died, ostensibly from reactions to the Pfizer shots.

          China’s state-run Global Times on Friday cited “Chinese health experts” who called for a halt to the use of mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccines like Pfizer’s, due to “safety uncertainties” and evidence their “efficacy was not as good as expected.”

          “Yang Zhanqiu, a virologist from Wuhan University, told the Global Times on Friday that the death incident, if proven to be caused by the vaccines, showed that the effect of the Pfizer vaccine and other mRNA vaccines is not as good as expected, as the main purpose of mRNA vaccines is to heal patients,” the article related.

          Yang said China’s vaccines, by contrast, use “more mature technology.”

          The Global Times also quoted an anonymous “Beijing-based immunologist” who said “the world should suspend the use of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine represented by Pfizer, as this new technology has not proven safety in large-scale use or in preventing any infectious diseases.”

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        Dennis

        Interesting that where I live, mid north coast of New South Wales coastal country there was no COVID-19 detected until Christmas holidays and involving a couple of visiting tourists from Sydney. And right now zero again.

        We have enjoyed a semi-normal life through 2020 with no lockdown, but early in that year travel restrictions of course, but not for long.

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    OldOzzie

    Everything Democrats touch turns to Garbage – After they destroy Democrat US Cities and States, they move to Republicans Cities and Destroy them by voting for the Same DemoCrap Policies

    What happens when they ultimately destroy America with Hiden Biden and Heels up Harris?

    Exodus: Tech Workers Are Leaving San Francisco Behind

    CBS 13 in Sacramento published this report yesterday. A state finance professor told the station, “The day will come if this goes along the path that we are on right now, that we will see California not being a leader in innovation anymore and beyond the point of repair.”

    They Can’t Leave the Bay Area Fast Enough

    As a tech era draws to an end, more workers and companies are packing up. What comes next?

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      National Rifle Association Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Leave New York for Texas

      The nation’s leading gun rights advocacy group said that the move to Texas will enable the group to “exit what it believes is a corrupt political and regulatory environment in New York.”

      “By exiting New York, where the NRA has been incorporated for approximately 150 years, the NRA abandons a state where elected officials have weaponized the legal and regulatory powers they wield to penalize the Association and its members for purely political purposes,” the NRA said in a statement.

      and

      Friday Humor: Here Is The Democrats’ Complete Legislative Agenda For The Next 2 Years

      Satirically written by The Babylon Bee,

      WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats have released a complete list of all their legislative goals for the next 2 years, and it’s worse than we imagined.

      America may not survive.

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      DID THE DEMOCRATS STEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION?

      Democrats are making extraordinary efforts to suppress all discussion of whether Joe Biden actually won the 2020 presidential election. In fact, they go even farther: they want to suppress all discussion of the extent to which voter fraud occurred. That naturally makes me want to write about voter fraud, and who really won the election.

      First, this question: why are the Democrats so hysterical in their insistence that fraud not be mentioned? One reason is obvious. Joe Biden will take office under a cloud, since close to half of all Americans doubt that he really won the election. The Democrats want to stamp out such doubts to preserve Biden’s authority as president.

      But there is a second reason that may be more important. The Democrats want the lax voting procedures that prevailed in 2020 to continue in the future. They know that efforts will be made in many states to improve ballot integrity, and they want those efforts to fail. By rendering all discussion of voter fraud out of bounds, they hope to forestall reforms that would make it harder for them to cheat, or enable cheating, in the future.

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      The NYC exodus that de Blasio refuses to see
      By Post Editorial Board January 15, 2021

      Mayor de Blasio released his new, bigger-than-ever city budget this week pretending that federal aid would make up for City Hall’s losses thanks to the pandemic. And, worse than that delusion, he still hasn’t faced up to how his policies had New York shrinking long before the pandemic even began.

      That’s right: The mass exodus from the city dates to at least 2018; the flight since then is just adding to New York’s woes.

      The Health Department’s 2018 Vital Statistics report on health outcomes showed that the Big Apple’s population dropped by 223,950 residents, or 2.6 percent, between 2017 and 2018 — the city’s biggest one-year population decline since the 1970s.

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    David Maddison

    Notice you hear on the “news” (lies) that Biden said this or Biden said that, but does anyone ever actually hear him talk or is the media just copying and pasting from Biden’s controllers’ press releases? Surely Biden is too demented to be able to make any coherent statement without assistance?

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      Dennis

      I viewed a speech he delivered in the last 48 hours, eyes straight ahead, almost robot-like and a few, admittedly minor, speech stumbles.

      However, it is reported today, Australia can rely on him as a friend who cares about this country – news report. I understand that Austria is his favourite !!!

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        EXC: Biden Personnel Chief Served At Chinese Intel Org Flagged By FBI For Recruiting Western Spies

        JANUARY 12, 2021 NATALIE WINTERS

        Thomas Zimmerman, who will serve as a Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel under Joe Biden, formerly served as a visiting scholar at what the FBI has called a “front group for Chinese intelligence collection and overseas spy recruitment,” The National Pulse can reveal.

        While at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation, Zimmerman also served as a fellow at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, flagged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for its close ties to the Chinese Communist Party’s top spy agency, the Ministry of State Security.

        The Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), which the FBI views as a “front group for Chinese intelligence collection and overseas spy recruitment,” was involved in a 2019 criminal case involving a retired Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative selling classified U.S. defense documents to China.

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    Dennis

    Very disappointing, but not surprising, today in The Weekend Australian various journalists have written negative articles about President Trump, their allegations do not stack up when a person has read the US news websites that are not left leaning. I assume that right now the knives are out, MSM intent on white washing history away and character assassination.

    Reminds me of the PM Abbott vendettas, smears and relentless negativity, truth or facts overboard, globalism and socialism rule, or plan to rule our lives.

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    David Maddison

    This is an excellent 5 min video from Candace Owens and her suing Facebook “fact checkers” for their lies.

    https://youtu.be/4lGGlbZRoV4

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    Stevem

    To me, it’s fairly clear that Simpson is neither BLM nor Trump supporter nor even Anfifa. He and the other identified as Antifa are simply Anarchists. They will hitch their wagons to whichever movement they see with the most potential to damage Western civilization.
    They joined last week’s fiasco and BLM protests as agents provocateurs.

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    Dennis

    Perfect choice, well named performer …

    Lady Gaga to sing national anthem for Sniffin’ Joe’s inauguration

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    DonS

    Hi Jo

    Well I don’t know, if you like or hate Donald Trump he will go down as one of the most miss quoted public figures in history. There are still media types who will state that he praised the KKK as “good people” after the Charlotte riots. It never happened. They still insist he told people to inject bleach to cure Wuhan-19. It never happened. Now he is supposed to have encouraged an attack on the Capitol building. It never happened. In the 1.5 hours of his speech that I saw not once did he say anything that could be interpreted in that way.

    Funny how a supposed spontaneous attack was done by thugs who spontaneously found crash helmets, gas masks, googles and iron bars appear in their hands as if out of thin air just as Trump was finishing his speech. The true history of the Trump presidency will probably not be written for at least 50 years. We are only now just finding out what a disaster JFKs shortened term was.

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    RossP

    Anyone know what is happening with Adam Schiff ?? He was reported to have been escorted out of LA airport by law enforcement guys at Christmas time. I have not read anything since. It would be unlike him not to be all over the media making comments at times like this.

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    Chris

    Joe Biden listed as criminal suspect in Ukrainian Court

    http://newtube.app/user/MyAmericana/WQzmvmt

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    Captain Katzenjammer

    An idle late thought, and please add your own /sarc closing tag where needed.

    Trump should be complimented for his term holding the historically unprecedented first US election in over two centuries with no instances of fraud, interference, errors due to faulty equipment. Russian, Chinese, Iranian efforts to hack the system failed totally. The most massive mail in votess ever had close to zero flaws. What a remarkable achievement – the most transparent fault free election ever for the US. One legal claim after another of fraud and flaws has failed in court case after court case has tested and proved it, right up to the supreme court.

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    Henning Nielsen

    That’s a correct description of the next election under the Trump administration. Very good!

    From now on I will call you Kapitän Schatzenkammer!

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    UK-Weather Lass

    It would be poetic justice if Pelosi’s words about members of Congree ‘aiding and abetting the crimes’ to come back and bite her where it hurts her the most. The USA needs to get to the bottom of all this dirt and that means free speech must rule once more and the nonsense about shouting ‘fire’ in a theatre be exposed as a very dark moment in the country’s history which was, thankfully, eventually put in its place.

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    Orson

    The US is now an oligarchic corporatist fascist state, and unofficially China’s newest province. All Hail Our New Insect Overfords!

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    CHRIS

    The USA should be renamed Gilead…at least for the dystopian future that Biden + Harris + Pelosi will bring (socialist scum)

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    Fuel Filter

    Guess who just got released from custody WITHOUT BAIL?

    That rat-bastard John Sullivan.

    https://twitter.com/disclosetv/status/1350259775364333569

    Officially a two-tiered “Just-Us “ System. Rules for thee, but not for me.

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    Fuel Filter

    There goes our neighborhood…

    *****
    “All the pieces are in place. Trump will either be remembered for all of time as the greatest leader in all of history, who went on to save the greatest nation in the world, against all odds, from the worst traitors the world has ever seen. Or he will be remembered as a leader who went all the way up to the finish line, and yet through betrayal by aides or defeat by the enemy, heart-breakingly failed to make it over the finish line and allowed the greatest, freest nation in the world to fall, probably more spectacularly than any nation in history ever has. There is no way to overemphasize what we are watching. We still speak the names of Caesar and Brutus, and marvel at the fall of Rome today. Someday, it is entirely possible, likely even, that the events we are witnessing firsthand, will dwarf the story of Rome, and every other empire, in the history books. It is even possible, this story will mark the fall of an entity which was behind the fall of so many other empires before us, and yet was completely unknown until at this moment it was dragged into the light and slain by our God Emperor.”
    *****

    Joe Biden weighs amnesty plan for illegal aliens in meeting with open borders lobby.

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      Hanrahan

      I have a real sense of foreboding about Biden and Co. It looks as if they they are going to be as batsheet crazy as we feared – and then some.

      On day one he will remove protection for women and girls and allow men who call themselves women to dominate them. And what’s with this 25,000 troops on the streets?

      But the craziest part is the dems accusing their GOP colleagues of wanting to murder them on the floor of the house.

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    William Astley

    This is what I have heard. Logically if it is true, I would expect there will be a second act and the second act will not include Biden or Pelosi or congress. There are a unusually large number of National Guard in Washington. Odd that the soldiers sleeping in Congress in large groups on the floor, did not have masks on. The US Military protects their soldiers.

    15 years ago, when there were thoughtful, long term thinkers, patriotic adults in Congress; Congress funded a permanent Special Threats Group in the Military.

    This new group was to be absolutely, Non-Political, Truth Based Analytical. The new group’s responsibility was to provide Plans, to address extraordinary existential threats to the US state; which the political system and/or the US Military could not address.

    At the time the group was formed, two Extraordinary threats were identified, by the Republicans and Democrats, who needed to both agree, to get support for permanent funds for the new Military group.

    1. A future failure of the US political system to address spending/economic issues. This scenario would include a political failure of the US system. A Chinese takeover of the US political system, a Chinese initiated economic war taking advantage of the US’s Debt vulnerability and so on. Debt and internal problems that stop GDP growth/destroy jobs, makes the US vulnerable to an economic war or a take over using economic means.
    2. A rogue President or a President that has been controlled by a third party, who creates a fake situation to justify a nuclear launch. (This group has the power, under specific identified circumstances, to block a nuclear missile launch, if appropriate.)

    This internal thinking group in the Military constantly worked/appropriately adapted/learned to maintain the high respect, trust, and practical usefulness to the US Military. This trust and understanding/good relationships of the US Military system would also be essential if action was required.

    This internal group naturally closely and constantly, worked with US Military Intelligence to maintain an understanding of threats/issues/analysis results. This group provides the US Intelligence with specialized high-tech analysis/support which in 2019, started to include the assistance of an AI.

    Due to a very successful decade propaganda campaign by the Chinese, the US public and the world do not understand/know what China was up to and did in 2020.

    The Chinese supported Democratic weaponization of the US Washington ‘system’ started with Obama and the start of the FBI/CIA plots to use the power and technology of those powerfully organizations to hide political criminal activity by the Democratic party. Obama will claim he did not know, there was Democrat criminal activity for political purposes in the CIA and FBI whose objective has to hide and enable criminal activity in the US by the Democratic ‘Machine’. Also, Obama will claim he did not know that the Chinese had taken over the Democratic party.

    The US Military has a large number of Hispanics and Blacks in the force. The US Military is one of the places, women can have a good and interesting career. The US Military personnel are diverse and interesting US citizens who believe in law and order, logic, and truthfulness. The US Military has never been and is not political.

    The US people will be very interested in the new congress replacement system. 70 young military officers. Team lead, Black US officer, 47 years old. Interesting southern accents and ways of talking. Southern politeness and grace. Average age under 40 years old. Many with young families, living on a Military salary which requires budgeting and penny pinching. The new group will be assisted by an AI. Pelosi and Biden will no longer be relevant or interesting.

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