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Yesterday’s #Acquittal of Fmr. President Trump (by senators representing barely 1/3 of the country) underscores the urgent need to repair American democracy, beginning with swift passage of the landmark #ForThePeopleAct (a/k/a #HR1 and #S1) brennancenter.org/our-work/polic…
#HR1 includes the most ambitious expansion of voting access for eligible voters since the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Automatic + same day voter registration. Restoration of voting rights to the formerly incarcerated. Expanded early + mail voting. A commitment to restore the #VRA
Never forget that the #CapitolInsurrection was spurred by lies about “voter fraud” that have driven increasingly brazen #VoterSuppression efforts, primarily targeting Black and brown Americans. Trump harnessed these lies to try an overturn the election, but he didn’t invent them.
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rapinae republican defense team are making a farce out of a morbid event ..
#ImpeachmentTrial2 #CapitolInsurrection #GOPComplicitTraitors #MAGATerrorists
predictably, they are victim blaming - - the victims (Democratic legislators) falsified evidence, in ten years they will say Democrats hired actors to implicate the pious, Christian party of the law & order for the white and white only people..
the party of law & order, quote: the purpose of prosecuting a criminal is to shame it, unquote —

— as a result the victim becomes the criminal
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#Thread: Smoking Gun for Impeachment: Proof Trump’s Call to March on Capitol was a Crime #ImpeachmentTrial #ImpeachmentTrial2 #CapitolInsurrection gregpalast.com/smoking-gun-fo…
Here is the smoking gun...

Trump’s GOP defenders say that Trump merely called for a march to the Capitol, a legal act of protest.

Except for this: it wasn’t legal. And Trump and his team knew it. gregpalast.com/insider-white-…
During Wednesday’s trial, Rep. @StaceyPlaskett laid out the evidence our team first broke in @ConsortiumNews & on the @Thom_Hartmann Program: The sponsors of the Jan 6 rally at the Ellipse promised, in writing, there would be no march on the Capitol.
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New, updated thread on the Proud Boys (#CapitolCapons) and associates involved in that "peaceful protest" at the Capitol on January 6th. I'll probably do this a few times as I learn more and to organize. This is to help other #SeditionHunters.
#DoxxYourBoys
#CapitolInsurrection
Biggs

Joseph (Joe) Randall Biggs
Ormond Beach, Florida
b. 1984

Celebrated an early 37th birthday helping to lead a failed insurrection.

#SeditionHunters
#CapitolCapons
#DoxxYourBoys ImageImageImage
"Rufio Panman"

Ethan Michael Nordean
Auburn, Washington
b. 1990

One of the more infamous Proud Boys.

#SeditionHunters
#CapitolCapons
#DoxxYourBoys ImageImageImage
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SULLIVAN #JaydenX

“Let’s go. This shit is ours! Fuck yeah,” “We accomplished this shit. We did this together. Fuck yeah! We are all a part of this history,” and “Let’s burn this shit down.” #CapitolInsurrection

justice.gov/opa/page/file/… ht @jjmacnab
After the crowd broke through the last barricade, and as SULLIVAN and the others approach the Capitol Building, SULLIVAN can be heard in the video saying at various points:
During one of his interactions with others, SULLIVAN can be heard in the video saying, “We gotta get this shit burned.” At other times as he is walking through the Capitol, SULLIVAN can be heard saying.. “it’s our house motherfuckers” & “we are getting this shit.”
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OK so flag thread... amongst the usual suspects of US flags, Gadsden (Don't Tread On Me) flags, TRUMP flags there were Thin Blue Line flags OK not surprising, but hang on what's that green tree on a white background flag...? Well... #CapitolInsurrection #CapitolRiots #CapitolHill
That is the Washington Cruisers flag, or the Appeal to Heaven flag used by the nascent US Navy during the Revolutionary War. Is the person flying it trying to say this is a revolution. #CapitolInsurrection #CapitolRiots #CapitolHill
OK what's next... well as @LalehKhalili observed, we have non-Islamic Republic, Iranian flags (there are many iterations) denoting resistance/moarchist affiliation...
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