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civil society against extremism, hate, disinformation
after action report on the siege of the Capitol,
(a detailed retrospective analysis of a past event, created to re-assess decisions and consider possible alternatives for future scenarios).
Investigate groups, funding, and enablers.
Impeach and convict for
"willful incitement of insurrection" that triggered a deadly mob siege of the Capitol.
There has never been a greater betrayal by a president. Violent rhetoric can foment a violent insurrection.
This was a direct criminal act of sedition meant to subvert the peaceful transition of power.
The coup attempt was instigated by Trump, and the responsibility for the violence rests with him.
Ms. Pelosi described the events as "horrors that will forever stain our nation's history, instigated by the president of the United States."
He is a deluded deranged psychopath.
Senate can vote to disqualify him from holding future office and to lose his perks and pension.
we spend $716b on defense, yet insurrectionists walked into the U.S. Capitol.
fascist extremists, domestic terrorists.
Disinfo. Violent rhetoric has consequences.
Online chatter was organized to storm the Capitol and included threats to kidnap and kill congressional leaders.
broke barriers, ransacked offices and stopped Congress. Officer Sicknick was killed by a fire extinguisher to the head.
Zip-tie guys intended to use those plastic double restraint flex cuffs on someone.
The actions of the police leadership were despicable. Was there a stand down order?
Why didn't they make a proper threat assessment? Why was there not a wider perimeter set up?
Jan 6 insurrection.
A proximate cause was the incendiary speech that set the violence,
calling the mob of vial supporters to rebel against the state.
On the Ellipse near the WH, speakers Rep. Mo Brooks "kick ass", Giuliani, Don Jr. and Trump perpetuated baseless and false conspiracies, calling loyalists to march to the Capitol and "fight like hell."
manipulating the mob in the name of power, fomenting revolution, instigating insurrection, directly leading to the deadly Capitol riot.
President Biden is fixing the $#!t from 45,
corner the coronavirus, revive global cooperation,
end border wall construction, combat climate change: avoiding and reducing emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere to prevent the planet from warming to more extreme temperatures, manage forests,
and end drilling in the Arctic.
world population: 7.8 billion. China 1.3b, US 331m.
what can you say about this?
virus will spread unless governments take more action on issues such as isolation and surveillance.
U.S. first case was same day as South Korea
"... it is now unmistakably clear that we can change these disastrous, divisive policies only by changing the men who are now making them." Robert Kennedy, 1968
There is a cult of ignorance in the US, and there has always been.
The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding
its way through our political and cultural life,
nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that
'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'
Issac Asimov, 1980
"Oh that's right Private Pyle, don't make any
f#cking effort to get to the top of the f#cking obstacle.
If God wanted you up there, he would have miracled your ass up there by now, wouldn't he?!" Gunnery Sergeant. Stanley Kubrick, director. Full Metal Jacket. 1987