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Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:36 pm


Harrowing account of the melee in the Capitol last week:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/01/14/dc-police-capitol-riot/?arc404=true

Also:
About one minute after Pence was hustled out of the chamber, a group charged up the stairs to a second-floor landing in the Senate, chasing a Capitol Police officer who drew them away from the Senate.

Pence and his family had just ducked into a hideaway less than 100 feet from that landing, according to three people familiar with his whereabouts, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. If the pro-Trump mob had arrived seconds earlier, the attackers would have been in eyesight of the vice president as he was rushed across a reception hall into the office.

Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:45 pm


This also interesting if you can get through the paywall - about the officer who drew the rioters away from the Senate:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/goodman-c ... d_story.html

Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:05 pm


Here's another link to the video"
https://news.yahoo.com/amphtml/capitol-police-officer-led-mob-211004205.html

When the officer got to the 2nd landing he quickly glanced left to the Senate chamber to see if it was empty, then gave the rioter in the lead a little shove to keep his attention & get him to follow in the opposite direction.

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:04 pm


The information that is emerging is shocking.

Clarence Thomas should resign.

Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:39 pm


Agree.

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RavenShade
Thanks for the Memories

Post   » Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:16 pm


I knew he was nearby but didn't know how close they had gotten to seeing Pence.

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:40 am


I have not yet read this op ed in its entirety but only the summary. It looks to be a powerful explanation of what happened and what we are in for in the coming years.

The American Abyss
A historian of fascism and political atrocity on Trump, the mob and what comes next.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/09/magazine/trump-coup.html? ... ype=Homepage

Summary and recommendation to read the whole article from Daily Kos:

Timothy Snyder's 'The American Abyss' op-ed is scary, accurate, and pulls no punches
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2021/1/9/2007765/--The-Amer ... s-no-punches

Bookfan
For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:12 pm


Those are really interesting!

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:36 pm


The big lie. After ALL the lies trump told, you would think people would expect lying of him and not accept the big lie. I don't know how we are going to get trumpers to realize all he did was lie but I hope it happens.

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