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U.S. Capitol Trump Insurrection - Act 2

by Oui Wed Jan 13th, 2021 at 06:12:24 PM EST

Added to Wikipedia ... social unrest revolution to overthrow the elected government ..

2021 storming of the United States Capitol, on January 6, 2021, rioters supporting United States President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

In my Opinion, the Maidan Revolt had many Hallmarks of last week's attempt to change the results of an election. In 2014 there were foreign powers interfering and supporting the rioters. This was not the case in Washington, the rioters were a cross-section of the nation and came from many, many States.

Ukraine was divided in two large blocks ... the pro-West group with many rightwingers and anti-semites and the Russian speaking group which was represented by a lawful elected president. Corruption was everywhere and still exists today.

Many months of violence by both sides let to the outburst of Februari 2014 and the overthrow of the government.

The US Law Enforcement forces, National Guard, FBI and DOJ prosecutors are working 24/7 in a counter-terrorism mode to prevent a new attack of terror on Inauguration Day.


One week after the brutal siege of the Capitol, America's historic site of Democracy ... will more violence be prevented ...

National Guard armed to resist any further assault by militia groups on Democracy in days ahead of Inauguration Day..

The House will vote for a second Impeachment of a sitting President ... there needs to be accountability before healing can begin and Biden's presidency in the sign of uniting America.

House Impeachment Proceedings

Trump impeachment live updates: House debates `incitement of insurrection' charge | ABC News |

Mr. Trump went off the reservation near the Mexican border and become a gun-slinging desperado.

'I am not a terrorist': Retired Navy SEAL speaks after Capitol siege

Army ranger ...

Will be updated - preparation of security across the nation for politicians and Government buildings in State Capitols.

The Trump presidency is ending in much the same turmoil as it started. No love lost from Democrats and Republicans ... bipartisan scorn. Hate returns as a boomerang.

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Mike Pompeo cancels Europe trip after officials decline to meet with him | The Independent |

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a trip to Europe trip at the last minute.

Mr Pompeo had been due to fly out on Tuesday but Reuters reports that Luxembourg's foreign minister and several top European Union officials have declined to meet with him.

Diplomats and people familiar with the matter confirmed the news to the wire service. The secretary was supposed to meet with his counterpart in Luxembourg before travelling on to Brussels.

The extraordinary snub to Washington comes just days after the storming of the Capitol by thousands of supporters of Donald Trump, an unprecedented attack on American democracy that stunned many world leaders and US allies.

Fortunately with the Trump administration all of Pompeo appointed ambassadors will be pulled. Exit the regime of harsh economic sanctions which kills tens of thousands across the region of the Middle-East and Persian Gulf. Hopefully America returns to participate in multilateral effort for Human Rights and a foreign policy not leaving out a diplomatic effort. Great relief!

by Oui on Wed Jan 13th, 2021 at 06:36:41 PM EST
mmmmmm, nope. They were there when Trump rolled up and piled on with congress approvals, and there they will remain.
by Cat on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 08:25:34 PM EST
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Unbelievable the statements from members filled with anguish and hatred. The Congress is dysfunctional and has been for decades. The rhetoric will more likely lead to more violence than the healing that's "preached" to the opposition.
by Oui on Wed Jan 13th, 2021 at 07:04:50 PM EST

WOW! A number of Republican members thinking we are idiots quote this BS statement coming from the White House. Suck to my stomach of this political haranguing. 😡

Republicans Rediscover the Dangers of Selling Bunk to Their Constituents | The Atlantic - Nov. 25, 2020 |

by Oui on Wed Jan 13th, 2021 at 08:29:09 PM EST
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A last a word from the President

Full video ...

Trump angrily watched impeachment proceedings while asking about path forward: Sources | ABC News |

by Oui on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 07:17:44 AM EST
Building Character

My 10 years of turmoil in the States ...

Dozens of B-52's ready for a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union

President Kennedy Assassination - my early college years

Civil Rights legislation under Johnson

Assassination Martin Luther King

Assassination of Robert Kennedy

Space projects McDonnell (St. Louis) and landing on the Moon

Vietnam War - use Agent Orange - Christmas bombing Hanoi

Impeachment President Nixon and the House hearings with Sam Ervin - great Civic lesson

We'll survive the coming days ... great anti-terror campaign of Law Enforcement, FBI, DOJ, National Guard ... I expect the greatest intent for violence on Inauguration Day has been mooted.

by Oui on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 09:16:24 AM EST
Not even to mention massive anti-war riots, the riots in Watts, desegregation riots, presidential enemies lists, horrible slum conditions in NYC and Washington DC, lynchings in the South, etc. What is going on today is bad, but I'm not so sure it is as bad as 1970 or so.

"Back in the sixties we..." --every old Baby Boomer.

by asdf on Fri Jan 15th, 2021 at 03:59:15 AM EST
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by Oui on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 10:41:06 AM EST
by Oui on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 10:47:38 AM EST
I doubt there will be much trouble.  Right Wingers don't generally bother people who can shoot back.


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 09:32:39 PM EST
Turning insurgents superhuman ...
by Oui on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 10:08:39 PM EST
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Marketing comments about Biden's proposal: $15 min. wage proposal is put in for it to drop out ... has nothing to do with Covid-19. Wall Street doesn't want such a Socialist regulation.

Biden to unveil $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan with more stimulus checks

Biden is expected to announce the wage push, a mainstay of the Democratic Party since Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) popularized it during his 2016 presidential bid, in a Thursday evening speech outlining the broader $1.9 trillion relief proposal.

The federal minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 since 2009, though several states and municipalities have implemented their own increases.

Democrats argue that the stagnant rate is one reason why wages overall have shown little sign of improvement over the past 12 years.

Biden's proposal, called the American Rescue Plan

by Oui on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 10:26:23 PM EST
Joe Biden to shore up Affordable Care Act after Trump assault on health law | ABC News |

Health care advocates familiar with Biden transition team plans expect that steps to shore up the Affordable Care Act will be included in the sweeping COVID relief bills that are the new administration's first legislative priority.

by Oui on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 10:41:21 PM EST
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full text sell-sheet, not an OMB doc (Neera TANDEN's first opportunity would be ~ mid-summer formal draft to congress FY22). As is the custom, the pitch is laced with nice-to-haves, not mission-critical, US code to annoy GOP one way or another. EX. "end the tipped minimum wage" of restaurant servers.

dodgy ACA talking-points, p 15

subsidize continuation health coverage (COBRA) through the end of September. He is also asking Congress to expand and increase the value of the Premium Tax Credit to lower or eliminate health insurance premiums and ensure enrollees - including those who never had coverage through their jobs - will not pay more than 8.5 percent of their income for coverage.
COBRA fed subsidy is new-to-world; 8.5 ACA carriers' premium p.a. limit is not. So the trigger word is "eliminate" premium, ostensibly by 100% subsidy or tax credit (which is kind of redundant, because pre-tax withholding sec. 203, iirc, is SOP in firms > 50 payroll).
by Cat on Fri Jan 15th, 2021 at 03:04:39 PM EST
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errata: sec. 125, the pre-tax "cafeteria" menu of non-cash benefits is SOP for exempt, salaried employees across the US.
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by Oui on Thu Jan 14th, 2021 at 10:46:20 PM EST
Reconnaissance of Capitol building a day before ...

Capitol rioters communicated using military hand signals, a law enforcement official says | CBS News |

by Oui on Fri Jan 15th, 2021 at 04:45:45 AM EST
Unruly Natives or Immigrants

Both groups will be documented and repelled by fencing or walls ... of all times, the Chinese build a wall in ancient times.

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by Oui on Fri Jan 15th, 2021 at 10:50:02 AM EST
Removers ... or should we say looters?

by Oui on Fri Jan 15th, 2021 at 10:51:14 AM EST
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Downfall of American Democracy: Club for Growth.

Richard Viguerie Commentary: The Democrats' War To Drive Christians Out Of Government

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Remembering 'Red Summer,' when white mobs massacred Blacks from Tulsa to D.C.

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Wilmington 1898: When white supremacists overthrew a US government | BBC News |

Following state elections in 1898, white supremacists moved into the US port of Wilmington, North Carolina, then the largest city in the state. They destroyed black-owned businesses, murdered black residents, and forced the elected local government - a coalition of white and black politicians - to resign en masse.

Historians have described it as the only coup in US history. Its ringleaders took power the same day as the insurrection and swiftly brought in laws to strip voting and civil rights from the state's black population. They faced no consequences.

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After the end of the US Civil War in 1865 - which pitted the northern Unionist states against the southern Confederacy - slavery was abolished throughout the newly-reunified country. Politicians in Washington DC passed a number of constitutional amendments granting freedom and rights to former slaves, and sent the army to enforce their policies.

But many southerners resented these changes. In the decades that followed the civil war there were growing efforts to reverse many of the efforts aimed at integrating the freed black population into society.

Wilmington in 1898 was a large and prosperous port, with a growing and successful black middle class. Undoubtedly, African Americans still faced daily prejudice and discrimination - banks for instance would refuse to lend to black people or would impose punishing interest rates. But in the 30 years after the civil war, African Americans in former Confederate states like North Carolina were slowly setting up businesses, buying homes, and exercising their freedom. Wilmington was even home to what was thought to be the only black daily newspaper in the country at that time, the Wilmington Daily Record.

The Lost History of an American Coup D'État | The Atlantic - 2017 |

There is a black and white version of events archived in U.S. History. The unrest of White Supremacists lasted for decades in Wilmington.

by Oui on Sun Jan 17th, 2021 at 01:12:37 PM EST
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Longtime Trump advisers connected to groups behind rally that led to Capitol attack | ABC News |

Roger Stone, Steve Bannon, and retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn all participated in efforts to promote the Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" event that ultimately devolved into a riotous and deadly melee at the United States Capitol, leaving five dead and causing Trump to become the only president to be impeached for a second time.

While none of them spoke at the actual rally, Stone whipped up a crowd of Trump supporters in Washington the night before, telling them the president's enemies sought "nothing less than the heist of the 2020 election."

"And we say, No way!" Stone said at the Jan. 5 rally.

Flynn promoted the so-called "Jericho March," a rally of Christians to "pray, march, fast, and rally for election integrity," according to the group's website, that also took place on Jan. 6 in the shadow of the Capitol. In the weeks leading up to the event, Flynn told his supporters that they would "need to be fearless as Americans."

Speaking at a Dec. 12 rally in Washington to promote the Trump effort to overturn the election, Flynn told supporters they had reached a "crucible moment" and "there has to be sacrifice."

by Oui on Fri Jan 15th, 2021 at 07:22:08 PM EST
The Capitol siege was the biggest media spectacle of the Trump era | The Guardian |

Creating and maintaining the boomerwaffen universe requires an incredible amount of resources. Trump's disinformation campaigns are a media spectacle involving a stunning array of political operatives, media pundits, lawyers, and influencers who day-to-day create, publish and share a cascade of lies and speculation across webspaces, cable news and radio all at once.

This alternative media network features an all star cast of Steve Bannon, Sidney Powell, Lin Wood, Rudy Giuliani, Ali Alexander, Roger Stone, One America News, Newsmax, Peter Navarro, Mike Lindell (yes, that's the My Pillow guy), Nick Fuentes, and Ron Watkins just to name a few. This group spent the last four years building upon the networks and infrastructure of conservative media in order to serve Trump's interests. And, it pays off by creating a panoptic enclosure of Trump Media.

For example, millions of Americans believe the storming of the Capitol was orchestrated by antifa because the Washington Times placed a false story on social media during this moment of national crisis, the Republican representative Matt Gaetz repeated the claim on the congressional floor, and other influencers tweeted it. While the Washington Times later corrected the story, it accomplished a political objective: it muddied the waters and shifted blame in the moment.

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Corporate donors flee Republican Party following Capitol Hill riot, and it's only the beginning

Disney has had enough.

So has Coca-Cola, Walmart, Hallmark, Amazon, Airbnb and Mastercard.

After last week's violent insurrection on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, which left five people dead, dozens of the world's biggest corporations are pulling their political donations from America's Republicans.

The companies -- many consistent Republican donors in the past -- are targeting the 147 Republicans who still challenged the results of America's presidential election after the Capitol building was stormed by Donald Trump's supporters on January 6.

Some companies say those Republicans will receive no donations for the rest of their political lives.

"The insurrection at our nation's Capital was a direct assault on one of our country's most revered tenets: the peaceful transition of power," a Disney spokesman told Politico this week.

"In the immediate aftermath of that appalling siege, Members of Congress had an opportunity to unite -- an opportunity that some sadly refused to embrace.

Amazon, Intel Join Other Major Companies Suspending Donations To Republicans Involved In Biden Certification Challenge | Forbes |

Hotel giant Marriott International, the health insurance network Blue Cross Blue Shield and bank holding company Commerce Bancshares were the first to indefinitely suspend donations to members of Congress who objected to the certification of the Electoral College vote on Jan. 6, as reported Sunday by Popular Information, a political newsletter run by ThinkProgress founder and editor Judd Legum.

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Mr Miller then went on to praise the success Russia has had during the Trump administration.

"I kind of, you know, like professionally I'm like, wow, they're doing pretty well, and they're using a lot of irregular warfare concepts, information, all this stuff, in a way that, you know, like ... good on them," he said.

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Nominee Victoria Nuland - Managerial Duties Colour Revolutions - job experience as assistent to VP Cheney and SecState Clinton.

by Oui on Sat Jan 16th, 2021 at 05:36:26 PM EST
Don't forget Vic's mouthpiece, Jen Pataki, landed on her feet too!
by Cat on Sat Jan 16th, 2021 at 05:53:38 PM EST
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Ending at a career low ... the apprentice 4ever 😅

by Oui on Sun Jan 17th, 2021 at 07:38:23 AM EST
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Historians having to tape together records that Trump tore up | The Guardian |

Implications for public record and legal proceedings after administration seized or destroyed papers, notes and other information.

by Oui on Sun Jan 17th, 2021 at 08:41:01 AM EST
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As Trump exists, leaving peace in Afghanistan?

by Oui on Sun Jan 17th, 2021 at 10:21:46 AM EST
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All National Guards participating will be vetted in concern for any insider attack. Fear and paranoia hits home ... not a surprise at all, finally.

Biden inauguration: 25,000 National Guard vetted over insider attack fears as state protests fizzle | The Guardian |

On Sunday, the only far-right groups that were visible at the protests were the ones who had first promoted the event: members of the "Boogaloo Bois", an extremist pro-gun and anti-government movement fixated on a coming civil war. Their desire to make the protest happen across all 50 states was not realized, and even in the states where protests took place, they were unable to muster significant numbers.

In Salem, Oregon, where the state capitol was breached in December, and where dozens of far-right protesters clashed with Oregon state police on 1 January, the entire protest consisted of eight heavily armed Boogaloo Bois, compared with more than 20 reporters.

In Lansing Michigan, about a dozen Boogaloo Bois showed up to protest, according to local news reports. One journalist estimated the Boogaloo Bois stayed for about 30 minutes.

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The National Guard vetting process began as the first troops began deploying to DC more than a week ago, according to multiple officials.

"The question is, is that all of them? Are there others?" said McCarthy. "We need to be conscious of it and we need to put all of the mechanisms in place to thoroughly vet these men and women who would support any operations like this."

"This is a national priority. We have to be successful as an institution," said McCarthy. "We want to send the message to everyone in the United States and for the rest of the world that we can do this safely and peacefully."

by Oui on Mon Jan 18th, 2021 at 11:25:50 AM EST

On Inauguration Day - Jan. 20, 2021

Abandoned, flying South to Mar-a-Lago - Home Alone 😀

Leaving behind the suckers, brainwashed by months and years of lies and deception. When will his fanatical supporters realize it was about him, not them ...

Armed and Dangerous

How the Gun Lobby Enshrines Guns as Tools of the Extreme Right

by Oui on Mon Jan 18th, 2021 at 12:32:56 PM EST
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A Disinformation-Misinformation Ecology: The Case of Trump

This paper lays out many of the factors that make disinformation or misinformation campaigns of Trump successful. By all rational standards, he is unfit for office, a compulsive liar, incompetent, arrogant, ignorant, mean, petty, and narcissistic. Yet his approval rating tends to remain at 40%. Why do rational assessments of his presidency fail to have any traction? This paper looks at the conflation of knowledge and beliefs in partisan minds, how beliefs lead to self-deception and social self-deception and how they reinforce one another. It then looks at psychological factors, conscious and unconscious, that predispose partisans to pursue partisan sources of information and reject non-partisan sources.

Domestic terrorism represents growing threat to United States

From the diaries ...

From a Fringe to a US Presidency - White Supremacy

The Ghost of the Clash of Civilization

by Oui on Mon Jan 18th, 2021 at 12:35:25 PM EST
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Greene has been criticized by those her party. In an op-ed in The Atlantic, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb. wrote: "She's cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs" while criticizing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for not disavowing her campaign.

by Oui on Mon Jan 18th, 2021 at 04:42:46 PM EST
Republican bull$hit continues unabated ... uniting the nation requires deeds, not words. ⁉️

As the nation 🔥🔥the jokers are acting 🎭

by Oui on Mon Jan 18th, 2021 at 05:23:51 PM EST
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Trump signs 'extreme vetting' executive order for people entering the US | The Guardian |

Executive Order 13769, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, politically labeled as a Muslim Ban by detractors or a travel ban by supporters, was an executive order by United States President Donald Trump. Except for the extent to which it was blocked by various courts, it was in effect from January 27, 2017.

Trump managed to finalize all wars on foreign soil and pulled thousands of troops ... due to domestic terror, Washington DC has more National Guard forces than all military combined in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. Now therewill be extreme vetting to guard against insider attacks ... brother against brother ⁉️

Right! Trump kent his promise: "America First" ...

by Oui on Mon Jan 18th, 2021 at 09:03:17 PM EST
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The weirdest presidential transitions in history, explained | CNN News |

The transition that took place in early 1829 was like no other in American history. For nearly three decades, presidential successions had been anointings, with each president handing power to his favorite, and the president's party and the electoral college endorsing the selection.

Andrew Jackson's inauguration marked a distinctly hostile takeover of the government. Jackson had been denied victory in 1824 as a result of what the Jacksonians called a "corrupt bargain" between John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay, an inside deal that gave Adams the presidency and made Clay the heir apparent.

The Jacksonians' resentment mounted during the next four years, and it fueled a mean, dirty campaign for the 1828 election. The Jacksonians assailed Adams as a fraud and an aristocrat; the Adams side attacked Jackson as a closet Caesar and his wife, Rachel, as a slut and a bigamist. Rachel, who hated politics, broke down and died under the strain, understandably magnifying Jackson's anger at his opponents.

Jackson won handily, and his supporters surged to Washington to prevent eleventh-hour shenanigans by the Adams men. To the residents of the capital, these calloused farmers, many from beyond the mountains that separated the East from the West in those days, seemed a horde of barbarians. They acted the part.

At Jackson's inauguration they swarmed the White House in their muddy boots, soiling the carpets, ruining the furniture and breaking the china. When the doors couldn't handle the pressure of their desire to congratulate their hero, they came in the windows. Jackson was forced to flee the celebration lest he be crushed.

Andrew Jackson Campaigns and Elections | Miller Center |

by Oui on Tue Jan 19th, 2021 at 10:54:04 AM EST
At Joint Forces Andrews AFB ...

Final Act by Der Trumph ... "Nobody fired me ... I'm spending next 4 years on holidays at my resort Mar-a-Lago residence ... I promise to be back for 2nd term in 2025 ... mark my words." 🤡

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'Field of Flags' to fill in for National Mall crowds at Biden's inauguration

Nearly 200,000 flags have been placed on the National Mall to represent Americans who are unable to attend the inauguration due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

by Oui on Tue Jan 19th, 2021 at 09:51:29 PM EST
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Follow White Supremacist doctrine of Trumpism and Pompeo-ism  🤡 😡

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Pentagon Gen. Charles Flynn in call for protection during Capitol riots.

Report: Michael Flynn's Brother Was Involved Military Response To The Capitol, Despite Army Denials | Forbes |

As investigations into the security failures during the Capitol riots continue, the <emWashington Post</em> reports that the U.S. Army repeatedly and falsely denied that Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn, the brother of Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, participated in a key meeting where Army officials were reportedly reluctant to deploy the National Guard because of the optics of a military response at the Capitol. 

Former Florida GOP candidate arrested in storming of U.S. Capitol | Tampa Bay Times |

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Ted Cruz echoes Trump to slam Biden for rejoining Paris climate accord

When Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement, the biggest international effort to curb climate change, in 2017 he said: "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris."

Five years on from Paris Climate Agreement

by Oui on Thu Jan 21st, 2021 at 07:35:39 PM EST
Some Swedish schoolgirl replied:

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