Sunday, August 7, 2022

Tag: Capitol insurrection

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."

In exclusive jailhouse letter, Capitol Riot defendant explains motives, remains boastful

“January 6th was nothing short of a satirical way to overthrow a government.”

POPULAR

Three tons of fascism with a bull bar

Fuming at the rest of us, Democracy, and the Earth.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”

EPA finds 23 commercial sterilizer facilities across the country above agency’s cancer-risk rate

Ethylene oxide is known to cause cancer when people within close proximity to sterilizer facilities breathe the gas in over the course of many years.

‘Alarming’: nearly 1/3 in US worry about violence, intimidation at polls

"The fear people are experiencing—especially Black people, Hispanic people, and young people—is a form of voter suppression that needs to be addressed before the election," said one expert.

This American for-profit healthcare system would just as soon kill you as look at...

To this system, it doesn't matter whether a person lives or dies as long as it gets paid. That's why our healthcare costs are so high, even though our life expectancy is so low.