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Fri Jan 8, 2021, 12:51 PM

BTRTN: Turns Out Donald Trump Can't Go Out and Shoot Someone on Fifth Avenue, After All

http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2021/01/btrtn-turns-out-donald-trump-cant-go.html

"Most Americans were stunned to see the images of right wing thugs and vigilantes parading Confederate flags through the halls of the U.S. Capitol, casually hoisting their boots onto the desks in Congressional offices, and succeeding in temporarily disturbing the mechanics of our democracy… all acting on the direct orders of the Domestic Terrorist-in-Chief, the President of the United States.

Few could fathom – in spite of all the warnings -- that Donald Trump would take the final step of actually inciting violence and bloodshed in his quest to retain the Presidency. This, even though Trump said clearly in that first Presidential Debate – the “POTUS Interruptus” fiasco – that the Proud Boys should “stand back and stand by.” Even though Trump has been stoking his supporters with baseless assertions of “election fraud” since well before November. Even though Trump had broadcast the date of the final certification of the Electoral College tally by Congress as the day he would hold a rally of his supporters in Washington, D.C.

I must admit, however, that watching the videos of the presumed insurrectionist swarming the Capitol did not make me existentially worried for our Republic. These people appeared to be no more capable of mounting an actual coup than conquering high school math. Based on their casual swagger, one suspects that the majority of them have absolutely no idea of the gravity of the crimes that they were committing..."

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tgards79 Jan 2021 OP
Thekaspervote Jan 2021 #1
Merlot Jan 2021 #2
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Response to tgards79 (Original post)

Fri Jan 8, 2021, 12:55 PM

1. Agree..but per usual the idiot crowds were cover for more serious crimes to be committed

Seems they stole sensitive materials from various offices..remains to be seen what exactly the damage was

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 8, 2021, 01:00 PM

2. Idiot crowds were also cover for professionals

The guy with the zip ties knew exactly what he was going to do.

Also, on a different note, why do they bring up the confederate flag being brought in? The Hall of Statues has statues of confederates, one was JUST recently removed - how many more are still there?

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Response to tgards79 (Original post)

Fri Jan 8, 2021, 01:08 PM

3. How bout 350000 ...

on Main St.?

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