Is the FBI also (finally) going to label them all as White Identity Extremists or is that type of designation merely reserved for BLM?
The GOP has had ample time to invoke 25th or support impeachment since the attempted or should we say ongoing coup attempt. Those who voted to impede the electoral process after the capitol attack should face the music. Any more bloodshed, and it is blood on republican hands.
Plenty of warning for the machine guns and snipers to be in place.
After the violent, insurrection on January 6, in which 5 people were murdered including a policeman, one thing we know for sure, these TRUMP THUGS are capable of extreme violence. Lets hope Biden and Harris have plenty of protection during their inauguration ceremonies.
Expecting anything but abject failure from the republican orange monkey butt suckers is a joke.
GOP (Guzzlers of Orange Poop) have zero care about their constant betrayal of the USA and its citizens.
If confrontation happens, members of various law enforcement arms are going to have to choose which side they are on. Time to smoke out the White supremacists among the cops?
I wonder why the FBI didn’t seem to know about the “Gathering” at the Capitol? I guess we will wonder, " FBI, what did you know and when did you know it?"
The Alamo is a symbol of fight to the death. Is this the final fascist battle plan from Trump?
"That there are persons in one section or another who seek to destroy the Union at all events, and are glad of any pretext to do it, I will neither affirm nor deny; but if there be such, I need address no word to them. To those, however, who really love the Union may I not speak?
Before entering upon so grave a matter as the destruction of our national fabric, with all its benefits, its memories, and its hopes, would it not be wise to ascertain precisely why we do it? Will you hazard so desperate a step while there is any possibility that any portion of the ills you fly from have no real existence? Will you, while the certain ills you fly to are greater than all the real ones you fly from—will you risk the commission of so fearful a mistake? "
– Abraham Lincoln, 1st Inaugural Address (7 states had succeeded by then, the cannons at Ft. Sumter had not yet fired.)
It could well be. In the feverish imaginations of some of these nihilistic dead-enders, the battle against globalist authoritarian socialism will not be won until the streets are awash in blood.
Seditious propaganda hasn’t changed much since 1860 … “…that any portion of the ills you fly from have no real existence?”
Yet another statesmen frustrated that he has to shout, “can’t you idiots see that this is all BS?”
You can’t hide the EMPIRE even if “there were no longer the army of Capitalism and Rich People With Expensive Guns”. EMPIRE will never be effectively hidden again —it’s exposed now, and it can’t be put back in any camouflaged Christmas box.
In 2021, Bomb Power has been eclipsed by Propaganda Power — and there is only one solution to that.
And since they consider the man who was once known as “The Senator from MasterCard”, and is currently backed by corporate and Wall St money as a Evil Socialist, you can bet all of us are on their lists.
The so-called “extremists” are opponents of democracy, including many police – especially leadership. They’d like to create enough disruption all over the country to trouble the inauguration, but with off-duty police among the rioters, flying in from all over the country to sack the Capitol, there’s some question whether this lethal police-terror paradigm (already thin enough to be totally transparent at the national level) can stretch even further, like magical toffee, to cover the whole country. It could wear thin, possibly.
Much depends on how dedicated most police are to destroying the country. The way things are going, “white” folks will need to divest a tiny bit of privilege someday, perhaps. To many US Americans, that’s a horrible prospect – even worse than the rubble police threaten us with today.
Long before election day, Donald Trump was saying he may not respect a Biden win, as though preparing his voter base for his inevitable refusal to leave office.
Post-election, just the loss itself was/is touted as sufficient proof of the unverifiable claim Trump was cheated from a victory due to atypically massive electoral-ballot fraud.
Contrary to mainstream commentators’ assertions that the Capitol Hill rioters really believe that Trump had won the election, it is possible most of the latter maintain that ‘Trump was cheated’ as an excuse for their attempt to overturn Joe Biden’s (apparently quite) legitimate electoral win—or at least make it as unpleasant as possible, as we saw on Jan. 6.
Why the presumption that, collectively, the rioters are really so gullible as to believe the implausible (even by many other conservatives’ standards) assertions of mass voter fraud uttered by one man?
Because portraying them as unconditional believers of Trump’s claims—which is not necessarily the same as being faithful followers—makes for more sensational news product?
Or is it so disturbingly unthinkable that the out-of-control Trump supporters consciously or subconsciously believe that he has to remain in office for some perceived greater good—perhaps to save the nation or even to do ‘God’s will’—regardless of his democratically-decided election loss?
The rioters may have been enraged enough at his defeat by the supposedly ‘socialist’ Biden, they were now going to raise hell.
The most important part of the push for sedition is the owners of cable news networks, enormous TV conglomerates and enormous radio conglomerates. Without them there’s no push at all toward anti-US insurrection.
I suspect that most of the true ground troops are already in jail. They’ll still be able to scrape as many as ten suicidal/homicidal diehards together at any one meeting place. The rest of any mob will be highly sympathetic to the cause but not at all willing to kill more policemen with lengths of pipe.
This leaves a core of diehards on the House floor.
They should use the same gusto for these thugs that they used throughout the summer on the BLM protesters. The police need to get tough with these losers. Is this the time when Trump will invoke martial law? That’s why he needs to be removed now.
I’m shocked that when the female insurgent was shot, that many more were not.
A typical apprehension of a black man means keep shooting until the clips are empty.
For some people, to become ‘radicalized’, all that is needed is an excuse. It doesn’t matter if its true or not. They wanted Trump to win. Trump lost. But radical extremists told them that it was because the election was stolen. Like Fox Mulder, they wanted to believe. That was all they needed to leave reality.
The fact that the whole right-wing media and the entire Republican Party were co-conspirators in this Big Lie makes it more believable. If you only follow far-right social media and watch FOX News, that Big Lie got a lot of support. Thus, making the people who were willing to be violent extremists more certain in their beliefs.
And this crowd did make it very clear that they view everyone to their left as their mortal enemy, and there is no doubt that many of them would like to see us dead. These are people who are so far gone that they think the man once known as The Senator From Mastercard is an evil, leftist socialist who’s the same as Castro. There is nothing in their little bubbles to ever convince them otherwise, so America will be facing its own ISIS-like problem with a radicalized, extremist population. The only difference is that so far this bunch hasn’t beheaded anyone. And that this radicalization is working with the massive right-wing media megaphones pumping out the radicalization message. With ISIS, those trying to slow the radicalization could shut down specific websites. This is much, much worse. This is a major media empire pumping out radicalization full blast on all channels.