Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Tag: Capitol riot

Not all insurrections are equal

Rebellions of the enslaved can aptly be classified as insurrections. This much is clear as we debate the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.

Corporate interests have given $21.5 million to GOP ‘sedition caucus’ since...

In the month of June, as the House January 6 committee revealed alarming new details on former President Donald Trump's coup attempt, corporate...

Marine Corps Major pleads not guilty to Capitol riot charges

Major Christopher Warnagiris was recorded on a security camera helping a small group of Trump supporters gain entry through the East Rotunda doors of the Capitol building.

Marine Corps Major charged with assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

On Thursday, Major Christopher Warnagiris was arrested and charged on several account.

Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

Congressman files lawsuit against Trump for inciting Capitol riots

The lawsuit accuses Trump, Giuliani, and the far-right extremist groups of conspiring to incite an assembled crowd to march upon the U.S. Capitol to disrupt and intimidate Congress from approving the count of electoral votes.

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Hate crime or isolated incident? Texas woman charged with attempted murder of Palestinian-American child

A shocking case in Euless, Texas, where a woman attempted to drown a 3-year-old Palestinian-American child, has sparked demands for a hate crime investigation amid rising anti-Muslim sentiments.

MAGA bottom line: Less about grievance, policy or values than know-it-all, esteem-buoying Trumpian absolutism

Trump steps up Nixonian arrogance (“if a president does it, that makes it legal”) into imperial privilege – if Trump the genius says it, that makes it true.

Justice Thomas sparks outrage with defense of gun rights for domestic abusers

Clarence Thomas stands alone in dissent as the Supreme Court upholds a law prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing firearms, sparking outrage and renewed calls for judicial accountability.

Exxon and Suncor lose bid to escape Boulder’s climate change lawsuit

A Colorado judge rejects ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy’s attempts to dismiss a lawsuit holding them accountable for climate change-related damages.

Julian Assange secures release after plea deal with US government

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange agrees to a plea deal, leading to his release from Belmarsh Prison and highlighting the ongoing debates about press freedom and whistleblower prosecution.