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To understand what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s select committee investigation of the Capitol Hill events of Jan. 6 is all about, a good place to begin is with the sentencing hearing last week of Paul Hodgkins.

A crane operator from Tampa, Florida, Hodgkins, 38, pleaded guilty to a single count of obstructing a joint session of Congress called to confirm Joe Biden as the next president.

Hodgkins entered the Senate chamber carrying a Trump 2020 flag. He committed no assault, no act of destruction, no act of violence. Yet, he was sentenced to eight months in prison by U.S. Judge Randolph Moss.

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Mona Sedky argued for a sentence of twice that length, a year and a half, because, as she told the judge, “Jan. 6 was genuinely an act of terrorism.”

But is that true? Was Jan. 6 “an act of terrorism” — of the character if not the magnitude, say, of the Oklahoma City bombing?

Hodgkins’ attorney vigorously rejected that depiction. To call Jan. 6 “domestic terrorism,” said Patrick Leduc, is “offensive and gaslighting the country … It was a protest that became a riot, period, full stop.”

Leduc is correct: Jan. 6th was a riot. Had it truly been “domestic terrorism,” as the U.S. attorney claimed, why would she have accepted a guilty plea for a single nonviolent offense?

Why did she not throw the book at the terrorist?

Looking back, what was Jan. 6 in reality?

A huge pro-Trump demonstration of tens of thousands, out of which a mob of hundreds moved on the Capitol, broke police lines, assaulted cops, rampaged and disrupted an official proceeding.

All in all, a shameful disgrace. But 1/6 was not 9/11 or Oklahoma City or Pearl Harbor or the Pulse nightclub or the Las Vegas massacre.

Why is it being hyped like this? Why will the establishment not let go of Jan. 6? Why, half a year on, does it remain an obsession of regime media?

The hype never ends. Daily, we hear establishment politicians and press paint it up as the most awful day in America’s history.

It was, we are told, an “armed insurrection,” “domestic terrorism,” an attempted “coup,” “an act of treason,” “the worst attack on American democracy since the British burned the Capitol in 1814.”

Why did Pelosi recoil from and reject two of House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy’s picks for her select committee — Reps. Jim Banks of Indiana and Jim Jordan of Ohio?

Because the deck is stacked, the fix is in. Pelosi’s committee has been crafted to bring in a third impeachment of Donald Trump and the GOP for posing the greatest threat to American democracy since Fort Sumter.

Issues, arguments and questions Banks and Jordan would have raised would have been off-script and interrupted the agreed-upon narrative.

Indeed, of whom does the select committee consist as it opens its hearings today?

ORDER IT NOW

Every Democrat of the committee has voted to impeach Trump for Jan. 6. Both of the Republicans Pelosi put on the committee to provide bipartisan balance — Wyoming’s Liz Cheney and Illinois’ Adam Kinzinger — voted to impeach Trump last January and are the two ranking anti-Trump Republicans on Capitol Hill.

Pelosi has impaneled a jury to try Trump and the GOP for insurrection, every one of whose members has already indicated they believe that Jan. 6 is a historic crime and Trump is guilty.

Why are Pelosi and the regime media doing everything to keep Jan. 6 alive? What are the stakes involved?

As of today, Jan. 6 is the biggest and last best stick the Democrats have for retaining control of Congress in 2022.

For if that election is not about the worst day for the GOP of the Trump years, it is going to be about the successes and failures of the first two Biden years.

And what, as of today, look to be the issues of 2022?

That election will be about the worst outbreak of inflation in a quarter-century to hit the U.S. economy. It will be about Biden’s having presided over a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, after having declared on July 4, 2021, our independence of the virus.

It will be about the largest invasion of illegals across America’s southern border in the history of the republic — 2 million a year in 2021 and again in 2022, with 300,000 of these “gotaways” who evaded any contact with the Border Patrol.

Among the 4 million anticipated illegals in Biden’s first two years are child molesters, drug dealers and unvaccinated carriers of COVID-19.

The election of 2022 will also be about a wave of shootings, woundings, killings and gun crimes in our greatest cities that have long been governed by liberal Democrats.

The Democratic establishment and its media arm have a vital interest in hyping Jan. 6 and not letting go of it. For Jan. 6, 2021, is their last best hope for holding power after Nov. 8, 2022.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

 
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  1. Buchanan goes most of the way, but even Buchanan is too shy to fully defend the peaceful demonstrators

    Leduc is correct: Jan. 6th was a riot

    Not so fast!! Pelosi et al made sure that few police were to protect the capitol. Or maybe Pelosi wanted few police as not to witness the setup prepared by Antifa and Leftist police to lure TRULY PEACEFUL protestors into the capitol. Walking inside when waved in by police is not even trespassing.

    How did the convicted trespasser get in? Probably he was waved in by police. Or through doors smashed by Antifa with Trump hats??

    Not allowing access to ALL surveillance videos is obstruction of justice, impediment of legal defense.

    Totally unequal prosecution, Leftist arsonists, Molotow throwers, looters, and felony attackers of police go free. What about Trump inauguration day riots? Totally blatant unequal prosecution is a hallmark of banana republic, as Dan Bongino aptly remarks.

    US law is not marked by precedents? What about BLM violent attackers that were set free? That is not a precedent?
    “For my friends everything. For my enemies, the Law”

    • Agree: Robert Dolan
    • Replies: @Emslander
    , @sulu
  2. Not a lot to look forward to.How about looking back?Where’d this come from?
    The dark ages?The inquisition?The crazy king James?The garden of Eden?
    If these American “leaders”ever saw an insurrection,they’d shit and quit.
    If it was anywhere near real,dozens of our “representatives”would be no more.
    Could it be the “great recession”that Bush and the Republicans dropped on Obama,
    which quadrupled our debt,bankrupted millions in the middle class and started this
    “worst outbreak of inflation in 25 yrs”?It wasn’t “the war on terror”or “Breton Woods”,
    or “the pivot to Asia”right?I suppose “OUR” army can’t stop illegal immigration at
    the border in about 10 minutes because of the “socialist democrats”?”The deck is stacked”
    for certain,which means someone is dealing these cards on purpose. Prai\$e…

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  3. The regular intern’s back with GOP sportsball.

    The election of 2022 will also be about […]

    Columns like this are how Mr. Buchanan channels dissent into participatory assent with Red+Blue politics, so the Establishment wins every Most Important Election Ever.

    If you doubt it, consider who wrote on January 8 without a trace of sarcasm that

    What Americans watched was a mob occupation and desecration of the temple of the American Republic.

  4. I think Pat goes a bit far in his characterisation of Jan 6 (ie “shameful”, “riot”) but otherwise his points are spot-on.
    Jan 6 IS the Dem’s last, best stick to stir up a witches’ brew of lies & misrepresentions before 2022.

    • Replies: @Sir Launcelot Canning
  5. Face it. A group of Trump supporters attempted to enter the Capitol to lobby their elected legislators, a right they have as citizens. The Democrats did not want to hear from those constituents, so the citizens were arrested and in one case shot dead.

    • Thanks: beavertales
    • Replies: @alma
  6. Nancy Pelosi is a leftist? Joe Biden, the career corporate whore, suddenly advocating for the workers of the world to unite and seize the means of production? Guess I must not be getting the same news station that broadcasts in Patworld.

    I can’t help but wonder why Saint Joseph of Scranton, the wonderful binder of wounds who will heal our nation ™ has declared that the January Sixth demonstrators are freedom’s most dangerous enemy. Seems to me a real leader who respected rather than feared his people would invite “my disaffected fellow countrymen”, in Lincoln’s words, to the White House to tell him about their grievances. That arrogant fool Trump’s inability to accept that for once the Democrats very likely out-flimflammed the GOP in voter fraud is not the core issue. The utter failure of the federal (and state, and local) establishment to protect the liberties of “we the people” is the issue. Our system is barreling toward self destruction even as it is gridlocked in corruption at every level, public and private. Those who have steered us to this abyss –and Buchanan is one of their loudest cheerleaders- have spent vast fortunes wielding tyranny’s most effective weapon, divide and conquer. They have done a brilliant job of convincing people that the institution whose sole purpose is the protection of our liberties is, like the “insurrectionists”, our mortal enemy. The problem is the vermin who infest it, bought and paid for by the same interests. A great purge is inevitable if we are to survive. The catch, if history is any guide, is that it will probably lead initially to something far worse, until people come to their senses and take action.

  7. Hans says:

    Here’s a letter from an “insurrectionist”.

    Today is my 3 month anniversary being locked up. Not allowed to work out. My body feels as of it’s aged so much. Can hardly move. Walking has become very difficult. I sleep on a piece of steel welded to a wall with a thin mattress. I now have major lower back issues and shoulder pain from the “bed”.

    I’ve gotten maybe 10hrs outside all together since being here. I get to go outside maybe 3 times a month. The food here is all soy based. So its weakening our bodies. Hardly any protein. Mostly processed foods and some kind of gelatin dog food looking stuff. No privacy allowed when shitting allowed. You have to be in view of everyone. Each cell has a shelf. You are not allowed to use it. Nothing can be placed on it. Lights go out at 11:45 pm and back on @ 4am for “breakfast”. Luckily the showers are only one person allowed at a time. Every cell has a Small window that has been sand blasted so you can never see outside.

    Breaking any rules can result In losing ability to talk to family or a trip the hole for a few weeks where you are stripped naked a left in a bright freezing room. I have anxiety bad now. Panic attacks so bad I black out.

    There are actual white supremacist gang members here who hate the fact the media call proud boys white supremacist. They tested me on what it means to be one of them and I failed miserably. Good. I have a mixed baby so that automatically keeps me away from that gang life! I live amongst actual racial supremacist groups and they all say Im too nice and nothing like the media makes me out to be.

    The black guys in here say if I’m any kind of representative for the PB’s then they like us and wanna be in our group. Its funny all these bad people shunned by society have taken the time to see me for me and the media won’t even try. I tend to stay to myself alone in my cell. Reading the bible and other Christian books. The plus side to this God was able to get ahold of me in this place.

    In the end I just pray people see the truth. I had nothing to do with that day. I never planned what happened. I was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    -Joe Biggs US Army Staff Sergeant/ Two time Purple Heart Recipient, Political Prisoner from January 6, 2021

  8. Smith says:

    Why should they?

    Honest question.

  9. bro3886 says:

    It’s part and parcel of the extermination program the U.S. government has been waging against its white population for the last half-century. Shockingly close to the Reichstag Fire in form and intent. Its goal is to justify enabling laws that prevent the white population from even protesting the holocaust being waged against them. It’s a war on whites, Buchanan is still a collaborationist cuck in that war, with his bullshit 1960s political horse-race analysis of situations. Giving the perpetrators (and some of their in denial white conservative victims) a fig leaf to cover the real program. The official stance of ConInc is that Critical Race Theory isn’t really anti-white, this is more of the same swindle. Retire to your millions, old man, you’ll never utter the truth and you do more harm than good.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  10. nsa says:

    Suckers. Trumpstein instructed his MagaMorons to march on the capitol building and then scurried back to his well guarded sty to watch the action on TV. Later, the girdled pig refused to pardon his MagaMorons, leaving his mesmerized minions to the tender mercies of the multi-culti court system. Whadda man…….

    • Agree: Emslander
  11. vykingge says:

    Yes, the Capitol event of Jan. 6 was a riot, but it was a riot with intent. What was missing, as with practically all riots, was planning and leadership. Had those elements been present, the event would probably have become something far more dangerous than a mere riot, and the eventual outcome far more serious.

  12. anon[305] • Disclaimer says:

    An insurrection where no one is charged with insurrection or even carrying a weapon. They lied about the death of the officer that died of a stroke the next day. They won’t discuss FBI infiltration, manipulation, and instigation of all three right wing groups there that day.

    It’s an attempt to paint half the country as dangerous white nationalists. The reason is that group must be demonized by the finance oligarchs. People that are facing a lower standard of living must be controlled in favor of those from out of the country who would gratefully consider that lower standard to be a huge step up for them. US Citizens are welcome to those jobs if they want to lower their standards to that of the average Latin immigrant.

    • Agree: SafeNow
  13. rgl says:
    @Hans

    “The plus side to this God was able to get ahold of me in this place.”

    The two most likely places to ‘come to jesus’ are jail, and a foxhole.

  14. Rurik says:
    @bro3886

    Shockingly close to the Reichstag Fire in form and intent. Its goal is to justify enabling laws that prevent the white population from even protesting the holocaust being waged against them. It’s a war on whites, Buchanan is still a collaborationist cuck in that war

    I’ll never forget Buchanan’s very tepid words, sort of in passing.. at how Ron Paul did actually represent the actual Constitution.

    For a man capable of fiery rhetoric when it comes to promoting the GOP, Cuckservative Inc.- his mealymouthed dismissal of Ron Paul’s campaign was telling.

    Great video. He’s got their number!

    ..out of which a mob of hundreds moved on the Capitol, broke police lines, assaulted cops, rampaged and disrupted an official proceeding.

    All in all, a shameful disgrace.

    A “shameful disgrace” is right! Buchanan licks it straight out of the ‘woke’ toilet.

    Why is it being hyped like this? Why will the establishment not let go of Jan. 6?

    Perhaps because they know that they are, to a man and woman, enemies of the Republic and the American people, and corrupt collaborationists with an ((enemy regime)), that is subverting the legitimate interests of the American people, committing acts of war against the U.S., corrupting our institutions, and assassinating, jailing and seeking to torture those who speak the truth about it all. [See Seth Rich, Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and so many others..]

    And that Jan, 6 wasn’t anything but a protest from some naive and well-meaning Americans, (egged on by FBI instigators and Capital police enablers), who sense (correctly) that our government has been co-opted by anti-American enemies, and that in a sane world, the citizens of this dying Republic should, if they actually knew the truth, (and possessed a shred of the virtue and integrity of our Founders) march en masse into Washington, DC and pull each and every single traitor to this nation out of their offices and drag them into the street where ropes and lampposts are patiently waiting.

    That’s the reason behind the fear and loathing of Jan, 6th.

    It’s the full knowledge of the guilty, that their crimes are becoming so widely known, that they might eventually have to face judgment.

    Would they burn this Republic down to the ground, and with it, every single person in it, before they’d ever allow themselves to be held to account for all their myriad treasons and outrages against the people of this nation?

    I’ll leave that for the reader to decide..

    • Agree: sulu
    • Replies: @nosquat loquat
  15. Stop calling them “the left!” The Democrats are reactionary. (So are the Republicans.)

    There is no “left.” At least not in US politics.

  16. @animalogic

    And, what’s sad is, so many Americans are now so dumbed down that it will probably work.

  17. Escher says:

    The left is just mad that they didn’t think of doing it during Trump’s administration.

  18. @Hans

    Murica! Muh Freedom!! USA!!!

    Mr. Biggs’s pill is probably redder than a fire truck now. I hope he keeps his sanity and finds God.

    From Baseball and apple pie … to Aryan hazing and nutraloaf.

  19. I saw claims that there were two million people at that rally. And they actually WERE mostly peaceful.

    The “insurrection” narrative is jewing at its’ worst.

  20. The GOP will retake Congress in 2022; and Sleepy Joe will thereafter announce he will not seek re-election; Trump should have pardoned the Jan. 6 protesters but didnt because he would have lost Republican support and been impeached; the Capitol rioters did a good deed breaching the sanctum of those vile politicians and making some crap their panties; I would not tell the FBI anything or turn any ”rioters’ over to the government.

  21. Emslander says:
    @TruthRevolution.net

    It was an FBI riot, conceived, directed and executed by FBI undercover shits.

    Someone please tell all the suburban terrorists that, if you go after parliament, you’d better kill it! It has more ways to punish you, even, than the King.

    • Agree: follyofwar
  22. JLK says:

    The Jan. 6th event needs to be treated seriously. That isn’t to say that it should be politicized (the Republicans should be stressing “leave it to the criminal justice system, not Congressional committees looking to score points.”) They have a muddled message on that. Make it clear that the event was serious.

    Of course the people involved need to be individually judged based on what they actually did, as no doubt relatively innocent bystanders were sucked in. However, without a firm Justice Department effort, this can happen in any county government center or statehouse in the country and used as a precedent to elevate mob politics over rule of law.

    I’ve been visiting and contacting Congress myself about serious issues, and I wonder how much the event has continued to obstruct my access.

    • Replies: @Greta Handel
    , @Rurik
  23. Why will the establishment not let go of Jan. 6? Why, half a year on, does it remain an obsession of regime media?

    Because although rather benin, demonstrators consisting primarily of white, working class Americansm scared the living hell out Leftist traitors by showing them how easily they can be removed from power.

  24. @JLK

    I’ve been visiting and contacting Congress myself about serious issues

    How quaint.

  25. Rurik says:
    @JLK

    However, without a firm Justice Department effort, this can happen in any county government center or statehouse in the country and used as a precedent to elevate mob politics over rule of law.

    “rule of law”, eh?

    what law is it that allows America to operate a torture camp?

    what law allows America to bomb sovereign nations based on obvious lies?

    what law allows America to give military support to a rogue regime engaged in spying on Americans, ethnic cleansing, theft, murder, torture, racial Apartheid for the legal owners of their land, and a thousand other outrages against all known tenets of law or decency or anything else?

    That is when it’s not committing overt acts of war against Americans, and engaging in war crimes against American service personnel.

    Has congress written a law that allows Israel to murder our citizens with impunity?

    Because that is what is happening, and our federal government is perfectly happy to allow it all.

    Is there a law that outlines how many Americans Israel can murder? Or are they simply allowed to do so because America is today, a rogue nation itself? Utterly and absolutely devoid of even the semblance of the ‘rule of law’, when it comes to treason on behalf of our bestest little ally ever!

    Is there a law that even defines who American citizens are? Or, is that too irrelevant now that Israel has decided that it serves Israel better for ‘Americans’ (whatever can slither across the border) to have no national identification, but is simply a border-less outpost for Israel’s cannon fodder and looted lucre as she sees fit?

    Talking about the “rule of law” in America today, where American citizens (and their teenage sons) are arbitrary assassinated by drone if they say things the government doesn’t like, makes the whole notion of the ‘rule of law’ a mockery and a pathetic charade for the idiotic and pathetically deluded.

    The authors of the Magna Carta must be spinning in their graves.

    Here’s a clue: When your government can literally ‘press a button’ on you, and blow you to bits without even the pretense of Due Process- in egregious and flagrant violation of the most sacred tenets of the Constitution (or any law ever written), then you’re living in a law-less land of the ‘rule of might makes ‘right’.

    OK, fine. Now the charade is over, and we can all see the brick wall behind the curtains surrounding the theater. It was always a jail, only with pretty curtains.

    But at least now we all know.

    But what would be more pathetic than for the inmates of the jail to continue to delude themselves that they’re still free! And there is, after all, the ‘rule of law’ to protect us all!

    • Replies: @JLK
  26. JLK says:
    @Rurik

    what law is it that allows America to operate a torture camp?

    what law allows America to bomb sovereign nations based on obvious lies?

    what law allows America to give military support to a rogue regime engaged in spying on Americans, ethnic cleansing, theft, murder, torture, racial Apartheid for the legal owners of their land, and a thousand other outrages against all known tenets of law or decency or anything else?

    I agree with that (and have been personally victimized, under Obama and Trump), but don’t see how what these people did could be constructive in any way.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  27. The Left? Call it Leftcowicz, and it makes more sense.

  28. Rurik says:
    @JLK

    but don’t see how what these people did could be constructive in any way.

    Are Americans all commanded by law to be ‘constructive’ at all times?

    If someone wants to stand on their head and fidget with their feet for hours on end, is that (arguably being less than constructive)- illegal?

    I wasn’t there. But it seems to me these people understood that our federal government, and our institutions of democracy and faith in the rule of law and our elections, were and have been violated at the highest levels.

    The will of the American people was thwarted, on behalf of an un-elected and unaccountable Deepstate and their corrupt mouthpiece whores in the ((media)) and ((Big Tech)), and they were understandably and justifiably angry about that.

    They were there simply to peacefully protest The Steal’, as they (and I) saw it.

    Now, did any of them suggest that they were there for a violent insurrection to take over the congress building and impose their will by force on the government?

    I’ve seen zero evidence of that, and if there are one or two frothing morons advocating such a thing, then I’d place the chances that such people are FBI, at pretty much 100%.

    What, if it’s true that our media and “two party” system collaborated to subvert the will of the American electorate, in order to foil the campaign of a president they didn’t like, would you suggest they do, eh?

    Arm themselves for a violent stand off?

    Or march in unarmed and peaceful protest to the capital, to make their voices heard?

    The problem today is that such people are now the enemies of the ((Deepstate)). And like the Charlotesville protesters peaceably marching to protest the removal of their heritage from the town squares, such people are going to be targeted by the same FBI and media that have done all in their nefarious power to disenfranchise these people from any semblance of influence over theirs or their children’s destinies. Which they fear (rightfully) to be in dire jeopardy, as the forces of ‘wokness’ target them all for demonization, marginalization and second class citizenship, at best.

    Should they protest that? Or put their heads down, put their masks on, and dutifully raise their fists in the black power salute, because silence is violence! ?

    What would you suggest?

    And if it’s peaceful protest, but then a few FBI agents beat some guy or break a window, does that give the government the right to put them all in prison for long terms? Or, shoot them though the neck as they’re clamoring through a broken window unarmed?

    No one but an idiot believes the narrative of these protesters as violent insurgents attempting a coup by force over our government. Pat Buchanan doesn’t believe it, nor the lying imbeciles on CNN.

    But they all say it, because they’re all protecting their own arses, at the expense of these people, who’re nothing less than convenient scapegoats for all that’s terribly, drastically wrong with this nation.

    • Replies: @cassandra
  29. @Rurik

    Great post. I fully concur. (And I have always “identified” as left-wing. Real left-wing, not wokester fake left.)

    • Replies: @Rurik
  30. SafeNow says:

    The NY Times just said Trump supporters are “enemies of the state” and that’s the “dilemma.” Pursuing January 6 cements this notion. Maybe I am old-fashioned, but I think a “dilemma” needs to have two horns. When multiple options exist, I would call it, say, a “conundrum.” Does the New York Times style guide dispense with the requirement that a dilemma have horns?

  31. Phibbs says:

    There won’t be a next election. Voting is rigged and therefore useless. Civil war is, unfortunately, the only way to restore sanity in this country. Secession is a must. One half of America will be the rationalists who live in the New Republic. The other half will be 30% black, ruled by the plutocratic, disloyal Jews. The idiot 68% white & Hispanic “Christian” liberals will also live in Pelosi Land. These liars and nation destroyers are welcome to wave their BLM placards and have the schools teach CRT until kingdom come. As for Asians, if they are smart, they will join the New Republic where merit is king and not “diversity” and “equity.”

    • Replies: @L. Guapo
  32. I’ve claimed this for the last 40 years—The Democrat party is a criminal organization. PERIOD.

    I emphatically do not mean by this belief that the Republican party is clean, innocent of screwing voters on some issues and so on. It is not that the democrats have committed one huge unforgivable sin. No that’s not it. Instead, the democrats have engaged in constant never ending policies and actions that I believe the majority of Americans have never been fine with. The borders of the U.S. is one example. Not now or ever, has the left been serious about protecting the U.S. borders from the invasion of millions of people who are unvetted and unknown as to who the hell they are or what they have done or not, in the places they came from. Then, after the illegal entry of these millions and the total criminal disregard for U.S. Immigration laws, the democrats go on to steal the taxpayers money and distribute huge amounts of it to the people who have entered illegally in the first place. Do the Republicans engage in this? Yes, but not on the bombastic level that the left does, who then even go on to use this new demographic to threaten American with. The “new” citizens, then engage in and push anti American activism because they were never vetted and assimilated in the first place but instead knew they had “pulled a fast one”,etc.

    Now this illegal immigration, is only one aspect of the criminal anti-American citizens aspect the left has engaged in for the last 60 years. I have not even mentioned where they are at now, teaching critical race theory and being the party that is actively engaged in the denigration and destruction of Americans of European origin and their historical culture in the U.S. The Republican party has totally abandoned their whole role as an opposition party to the left and sold out completely. It’s absolutely certain that too many politician are directly in the service of communist countries like China, for example. Again, you have people like Eric Swalwell, the California democrat romantically involved with a Chinese spy who had access to all kinds of places in the U.S. government including what goes on in Federal buildings on a level that makes what the so called insurrectionists did look like a stroll behind the grass at the Capitol building.

    Nancy Pelosi, stated that there is no reason Eric Swalwell can’t continue to do his duties on the defense committee!! Yet, this woman is the one carrying out the investigation of the “insurrectionists”….LOL I laugh, because it’s much more therapeutic than crying.

    • Agree: SafeNow
    • Thanks: Rurik
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  34. As of today, Jan. 6 is the biggest and last best stick the Democrats have for retaining control of Congress in 2022.

    It’s time for Pat to retire.

  35. The illegal regime used this as a sort of Reichstag Fire 2.0 to consolidate power following the old Nazi playbook. The only difference is the Nazis only imprisoned one useful idiot. The yankee regime has several hundred political prisoners based on this and a number of inspector Javerts persecuting a large number of other more fringe elements. Actually, the persecutors, not the persecuted, make up the guilty party.

  36. KenH says:

    There were few dry eyes yesterday during the first day of the hearings. The sacking of the holy temple of democracy/mobocracy and anti-whiteness by unwashed Trump supporters and federal informers was a very emotional event for many. Elected officials and Capitol police who are supposed to be made of sterner stuff wallowed in tears and self pity.

    A big fat negro officer and activist Democrat claimed that a woman in a pink MAGA shirt called him the N word while other wicked white MAGA people chimed in. It’s an obvious and calculated lie but truth doesn’t matter so The FBI should be hunting these people down until every one of them is found. If a black person says you called them the N word then you did. Only a white supremacist would try to defend themselves.

    The objective the hearings is to cast aspersions on anyone, particularly white people, who don’t support the Jewish led Democrat party and their agenda of demonic hatred for the historic American nation and the white people who created it and are loyal to it. The long term goal is the deprivation of basic civil rights for people like us.

  37. Rurik says:
    @nosquat loquat

    Thanks nosquat loquat,

    (And I have always “identified” as left-wing. Real left-wing, not wokester fake left.)

    Like the original liberalism of John Locke, of which I’m sure I’d have been considered a fellow liberal, today’s modern liberals (more correctly referred to as shitlibs) have co-opted the word and profaned it to mean the opposite of its original meaning. Modern liberals march in goosestep to the demented edicts coming from the NYT and CNN. They’re lemmings and mindless followers, the opposite of the original liberals. But because their nature is so abhorrent and vile, (as are their pathologies), they managed to pervert the meaning of the word entirely to the point that now being a liberal is proof that you’re a moral and philosophical cretin. (I was going to say philistine, but that word too is a trap).

    But this is what they do. They steal words that mean one thing, like ‘gay’ for instance, and then apply them to otherwise repulsive behavior in an odious attempt to obscure the natural revulsion for their actions.

    The word ‘nigger’ is no more offensive than niggardly. But because of what it describes, the word has taken on an emotionally charged meaning. And so modern liberals (shitlibs) scurry around trying to find another word to use. As if using a different word will change the negative association of what it describes. (I’m not referring to all blacks as ‘niggers’, but some certainly are).

    Today young people use the word ‘gay’ in a negative connotation. ‘Oh, that’s so gay’, they’ll say describing something distasteful. Because like the Gods of the Copybook Headings, reality has a way of being persistent.

    They can co-opts words, like ‘pride’ or ‘woke’ for instance, when what they’re describing is the opposite of ‘woke’, (morally, spiritually, and socially comatose), but changing the words they use, only destroys the word, and does not, as they intend, make what it describes as any less repulsive.

    • Replies: @nosquat loquat
  38. @Rurik

    You make some interesting observations. As an ex-hippie, I was immediately struck, around the mid-70s, when the word “straight” suddenly seemed to abandon its countercultural meaning as an adjective describing a conformist who prescribed to the society’s prevailing petit-bourgeois values, as opposed to the countercultural hippie who wanted to practice free love, total personal liberty, psychedelic mind exploration, and artistic creativity outside institutional norms. Seemingly overnight, circa 1975, “straight” came suddenly to mean “heterosexual.” Who decided this? Why did the media and everyone else go along? In my brief time as a hippie, I knew numerous homosexuals who were also hippies, and we were all part of the same loving family. At the same time I also knew some closeted homosexual friends of my parents who, in their life and career choices, were decidedly “straight” according to the countercultural definition of the term. To see these people suddenly enjoying the status of “non-straight” simply because of their sexual preferences, when in every other aspect of life they embraced the exploitation, economic injustice, and privileges of the capitalist system, irked me no end. I was decidedly not “straight,” and yet I was not a homosexual. Groupthink deprived me of one term of self-definition.

    The PTB are always doing this to language. Look at how they’ve blindly changed the meaning of “herd immunity” in recent times . . .

    • Replies: @Rurik
  39. cassandra says:
    @Rurik

    Are Americans all commanded by law to be ‘constructive’ at all times?

    Excellent point. They had provocation to go much further. The participants in the Stop the Steal Rally should be commended for their restraint.

    The rally was held against a backdrop of 4 years of our secret police and “justice” department apparatchiks engaging in political persecution worthy of the Jacobins; the impeachment process was abused not once but twice; there was blatant disregard for constitutional election procedures; the election outcome was literally incredible; propagandistic declarations were asserted that what’s in front of our eyes isn’t really there, and big tech social media engaged in social media decapitations that would have made Robespierre proud.

    Against this backdrop, anything demonstrably constructive would have had to have been pretty extreme.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  40. @KenH

    “The long term goal is the deprivation of basic civil rights for people like us.”

    Ken,
    We lost our civil rights in 1965.

    They are currently finalizing plans they made long ago.

  41. @Hans

    And yet the whole Beltway Establishment (which includes all republicans) lectures China about their treatment of the Uighurs, Putin’s treatment of the crook Navalny, and “communist” Cuba’s keeping their people in virtual slavery (when it was decades of illegal sanctions by Washington which caused their current poverty). And worst of all is their slavish devotion to that shitty little racist country just south of Lebanon.

    Last night, in his excellent monologue, Tucker asked where are all the republicans at regarding the human rights abuses these 1/6 political prisoners are suffering. They should be out in the streets, picketing Garland’s In-Justice Dept. We have no elected officials in power speaking for us – except maybe Matt Gaetz and MTG. The Dis-united States has no business lecturing anyone about human rights.

  42. TheMoon says:

    It’s a standard Soviet show trial tactic. They don’t want to drop it. They will be using it if Trump runs in 2024.

    Looking for a safe opinion on Jan 6? Me neither. If it had actually been protestors “rioting”, they should have dismantled the Capitol brick by brick, beaten Congress into red smears with the bricks, and then built a tomb for the bloody remains with the chiseled phrase “Fuck with us again and find out”.

    The Founders would have turned D.C. into a funeral pyre decades ago. The entire political class in this country needs to be slaughtered without mercy or restraint, in as slow and painful way as possible, and even then it won’t begin to pay for what these degenerate monsters have done to a once functional civilization. And then we build monuments to them so people for the next 10,000 years can come in pilgrimage to spit, utinate or defecate (your choice in the new, acutally free world) on their memories.

  43. Rurik says:
    @nosquat loquat

    adjective describing a conformist who prescribed to the society’s prevailing petit-bourgeois values,

    I remember more the word ‘square’, more than ‘straight, for this lot.

    But yea, straight, as in straight-laced, was also used.

    countercultural hippie who wanted to practice free love, total personal liberty, psychedelic mind exploration, and artistic creativity outside institutional norms

    That was me. I abandoned everything I’d been exhorted to believe. I figured if so much of what I’d been told was horseshit, why not start from scratch. So, insofar as I was able, I repudiated everything I’d been taught or told was the way things were, and why, and tossed it all out. And started from scratch. ‘I think, therefor I am’, was as good a starting place as any, and went from there.

    I knew numerous homosexuals who were also hippies, and we were all part of the same loving family.

    I too knew a few gays, (I’ll call them that when I’m being conciliatory), and only had a problem with a few anonymous fags who’d accost a young man in a public bathroom or such. These animals deserve a broken jaw or worse, but most of the homosexuals I’ve known were and are perfectly decent people.

    My problem with them today is their radical agenda, and overt efforts to get at the kids. For this, I’d like to see them burn. Otherwise, I have no problem with the fact that some people suffer from this affliction. I pity them, in fact. They didn’t choose to be that way. The very idea that a straight man would one day decide to s__k d__k, is beyond absurd.

    when in every other aspect of life they embraced the exploitation, economic injustice, and privileges of the capitalist system, irked me no end.

    This is where it gets tricky. I too abhor the injustice of today’s crony, klepto-capitalist system, whereby a handful of oligarchs rape the economy with their Federal Reserve Bank counterfeiting machine, and lavish untold billions upon themselves and a few stooges on Wall Street and Washington, DC.

    But I am a strong proponent of the middle and working class schmoes who get up everyday and enter the grind to make enough to pay the bills and hopefully offer their children a little more to life than what they had.

    I certainly don’t consider your average plumber or small businessman as part of the “exploitation, economic injustice, and privileges of the capitalist system”, just because they’re more well off than your typical illegal immigrant or a shiftless loser who refuses to put in eight hours a day, like I’ve had to most of my life.

    Today the middle and working class are being crushed in-between the billionaire oligarchs and the throngs of millions and billions of Third World dregs- whose parents consider it a valid retirement policy to shit out ten kids they can’t feed.

    I have very little compassion for people who make demands upon the working man’s dwindling income, because they’re too stupid or greedy to practice birth control.

    But that’s just me. 😉

    Look at how they’ve blindly changed the meaning of “herd immunity” in recent times . . .

    I actually like that they’re using that term. Perhaps if people begin to understand just what the PTB consider them to be, (livestock), they’ll begin to understand the nature of the relationship between our elites, and the rest of us.

    On that day, I hope I have some investments in companies that sell rope, or even better- guillotines

  44. anon[847] • Disclaimer says:

    The Deep Shit State controls.

    Willful, deliberate, blatant, flagrant, obvious liars.
    And murderers.

    Pat B, you’ve been in DC a long time.
    Give us the Deep Shit State.

    5 dancing shlomos

  45. Rurik says:
    @cassandra

    The rally was held against a backdrop of 4 years of our secret police and “justice” department apparatchiks engaging in political persecution worthy of the Jacobins; the impeachment process was abused not once but twice; there was blatant disregard for constitutional election procedures; the election outcome was literally incredible; propagandistic declarations were asserted that what’s in front of our eyes isn’t really there, and big tech social media engaged in social media decapitations that would have made Robespierre proud.

    Very well said.

    It was a coup.

    This article is one of my favorites for fleshing out the understandable and very restrained rage.

    To begin with, the FBI and other intelligence agencies spied on the 2016 Trump campaign using evidence manufactured by the Clinton campaign. We now know that all involved knew this evidence was fake from Day One (see just for one example: this memo from July of 2016 by former CIA director John Brennan).

    https://americanmind.org/salvo/the-disillusionment-of-the-deplorables/

    the actual treasonous scum who subverted what’s left of ‘our democracy’, are sitting there all puffed up with sanctimony now that they’ve stolen the White House, and have the rancid gall to point the finger at the few naive people left in this country that still had some faith in our institutions, as ‘terrorists and insurrectionists’.

    Most decent people simply don’t have the psychological wherewithal to comprehend pure evil.

    Like poor Winston Smith on the torture rack, trying to make sense of his tormentor’s motivations, when he’ll never understand pure, raw, sadistic malevolence.

    The left doesn’t want Trump voters to understand or become better partners in our democracy.

    They want them to suffer. For the sadistic, malevolent pleasure it gives them to see them suffer.

    There isn’t one person alive dumb enough to think the Jan, 6 protesters were a threat to our democracy.

    No one believes that. The ONLY reason they’re persecuting them is out of raw hatred for their world view and their straight, Christian white skin.

    that is a white baby being tormented, but it’s a perfect metaphor for how the left feels about Trump voters.

  46. It’s been a “total shock” what worthless, spineless cowards the gop half of the uniparty have been, and not just about 1/6.

    They weren’t in on the election theft (not clever or ruthless enough to pull it off) but seeing a chance to dump Trump they embraced this crime of opportunity.

    At least with demmunists they stab you in the front.

  47. L. Guapo says:
    @Phibbs

    the issue i have is, how to keep the J out of the new republic?

  48. @Hans

    Trump’s accidental populist insurgency really sent the Deep State bonkers. Not quite Abu Ghraib-yet.

  49. @KenH

    I’m just watching the local chapter of the Hilary Clinton fan-club, the feminazis at the local ABC, gushing outrage and admiration over the pathetic circus of the Kapitol Kops ‘testimony’. It’s fraudulence and bad acting, and plain rehearsal of the witnesses seem not to have been noticed. Are they so dumb that they cannot recognise bad faith when it’s shoved down their throats, or are they such lying hypocrites that they know exactly what they MUST say-or else. Or both.

  50. sulu says:
    @TruthRevolution.net

    Totally blatant unequal prosecution is a hallmark of banana republic

    This!

  51. Cking says:

    The 2020 Election was Stolen, Fraud occurred before, during, and after Nov. 3, 2020. Anyone who doesn’t believe it is complicit in the theft of the Landslide Victory given to President Trump by the American people. It cannot be denied, the US citizenry had and have a perfect right to confront the Congress. Of course they do. There are no grounds to prosecute anyone, unless they are rioter provocateurs, members of ANTIFA, FBI, or Ukrainian Nazis, members of the AZOV Battalion, imported for this kind of work; to infiltrate the Trump supporters and start havoc. And even at that it was rather tame, especially considering the stakes and the present aftermath. Like Lenin’s Bolsheviks, the Democratic Party is running riot all over the government, the country, first demanding the Police stand down, debase the Law and Constitution, legalizing anything, reducing Police protection, encouraging rioters, providing bail, endangering our Main St. economy, and the population’s general health.

    The point of the 6/1, DOJ Bolshevik Show Trial prosecutions and the Pelosi’s Leninist Select Committee is to wipe out any thought of rights the US citizenry might have to confront the Fraudster, lying, and stealing Congress. Worse, we’re looking at the non-negotiable, installation of the permanent Democratic Party Administration. Beware, once you ‘vote’ them in, (Communists) you can only shoot your way out. It’s that clear and simple and we should say it.

    • Agree: sulu
    • Troll: Corvinus
  52. @Carroll Price

    YOU, in my opinion NAILED it, Carroll. That is exactly the reason.

  53. Corvinus says:
    @Carroll Price

    “by showing them how easily they can be removed from power.”

    Mmmm, so if it is that easy, why has it not been done by now? Well, let us NOTICE…

    –Dr. Doom

    White racial consciousness has arrived at last.

    –Goddard

    No it has not. Sportsball is more popular than ever, the border is being overrun and no one is doing a thing about it, enlistments in the globohomo armed forces are as robust as ever, and white people are fat and tatted and are slurping up the crystal meth and fentanol. Whites continue to have the look of a people defeated in war and are but a shadow of the people they once were. Nothing less than a spiritual re-awakening is going to deliver whites from their predicament, and I see zero sign of it currently.

    So it seems to me that there are mixed messages here. On one hand, there is the thought that whites are channeling their inner Anglo-Saxon Hulk, with the intent to round up leftists, Marxists, Jews, and their mystery meat pets and throw them from helicopters Pinochet style. On the other hand, there is the thought that whites are a rudderless, unkempt, undisciplined, subjugated group that deserves to get it good and hard from their ideological and spiritual enemies.

    How do you explain this jarring disparity?

  54. alma says:
    @Hannah Katz

    Jan. 6th was a perfect example of ‘pure democracy’ in action IMO. Not a pretty picture, true. But neither was the Revolutionary and Civil wars.

  55. @goldgettin

    Gold, the Great Recession, still unfolding, was created by Clinton and his bankster bosses Rubin, Summers, Greenspan, Weill, and others of that ilk.

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