Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: Capitol insurrection

Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently...

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Police sergeant found guilty on all counts after participating in Capitol...

Both officers were initially placed on administrative leave for attending the Capitol riots. The town fired them after their arrests.

DOJ must permanently bar insurrectionists from public office: Ethics group

"The DOJ must take action to stop, by all means available under the law, those who broke their oath to support our Constitution from being entrusted with public office again."

The Jan. 6 committee, 4 key investigations; Trump can run, but...

His time is up. His future will be very rocky and painful if these various investigators do their job. 

Islamophobia and the Capitol insurrection

In such a world, even Muslim Americans active in peace centers become inherently suspicious, but heavily armed white nationalists in motels just outside Washington aren’t.

Corporate seditionists are no better than the seditionists who attacked the...

The tsunami of money now flowing from corporations into the swamp of American politics is larger than ever.

The Jan. 6 insurrection showed us the limits of polarization

Polarization looms large in many diagnoses of America’s current political struggles. Some researchers warn of an approaching “tipping point” of irreversible polarization.

House committee investigating Capitol insurrection has a lot of power, but...

The committee has several tools for shedding light on the events of Jan. 6 and ensuring that the American people learn the truth about what happened.

DEA agent arrested for participating in Capitol riots

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Mark Sami Ibrahim was arrested Tuesday and charged on several accounts for his participation in the Capitol riots on January 6.

Watchdog says insurrectionist lawmakers, including Trump, should be barred from public...

"We are urging [election officials] to make clear that insurrectionists such as President Trump are barred from ever again holding public office."

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11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

Single-use plastic production on the rise in 2021 despite environmental impact, new report finds

"We need a fundamentally different approach, that turns the tap off on new plastic production.”

Connecting with nature is a path to finding joy in life

An interview with the creator of the short film “Ode to Joy,” which celebrates connection with nature as a portal to deeper connection with self and each other.

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."