Saturday, January 16, 2021

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OFF THE RAILS: Trump’s refusal to believe the election results was premeditated. He had heard about the “red mirage” — the likelihood that early vote counts would tip more Republican than the final tallies — and he decided to exploit it


PM @JustinTrudeau: Was angered to see a Fed party leader, using insinuations & carefully coded questions, that play these dangerous games around intolerance & hate. "That kind of political pandering, to the worst elements & to fears & anxieties has no place in Canada"


.@SenTedCruz’s objection to the election helped incite the January 6 attack, gave credence to a process that had no chance of succeeding, and put Congress in danger. His conduct was seditious. He must be held accountable and expelled from the Senate.


Never forget the real victims of the Capitol insurrection


"What the hell is the matter with them? It's time to grow up" -- Biden on Republicans who refused to wear masks during the Capitol riot


A Uyghur Muslim experience: "How I survived a Chinese 're-education' camp for Uighurs. After 10 years [abroad], I returned to China to sign some papers and I was locked up. For the next 2 years, I was systematically dehumanized, humiliated & brainwashed."


Temperatures have dropped way below zero in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees, including entire families, are sleeping rough while trying to reach Western Europe.


Capitol rioter outs himself to FBI by "helping" cops with info


“After Me, Baby, You’re Gonna Be Ruined for Anyone Else”: Donald Trump Refused to Take ‘No’ From Women — And Then From America Itself


Despite Parler backlash, Facebook played huge role in fueling Capitol riot, watchdogs say


My Pillow Guy last week AFTER the insurrection (on his private jet) . From Parler before it shut down..


"If in fact it is found that members of Congress were accomplices to this insurrection, if they aided and abetted the crime, there may have to be actions taken beyond the Congress in terms of prosecutions," Pelosi said


He and his wife gave the maximum to the Boebert who has long openly consorted with militias.


‘Destroy Trump’: Breitbart Staffers Seethe After Capitol Riot


“Trump purged Cabinet members and career officials... [He] wanted officials in place in Jan. 2021 who were entirely beholden to him and likely to support his efforts to stay in power,” Fiona Hill wrote in an analysis of the elements of Trump’s “self coup”


@CawthornforNC is not a US Naval Academy graduate. He was rejected by the Academy prior to his spring break vacation accident, but he’s the type of scumbag who’s happy to claim


“It was absolutely my pleasure to crush a white nationalist insurrection... and we’ll do it as many times as it takes.”


Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya virtually addressed the CDU Party Convention: “I am sure of your commitment to support democratic Belarus.I ask you to keep in mind that thousands of Belarusians are fighting for the values that your party convention exemplifies”


BY E. JEAN CARROLL “Donald Trump is leaving office with a reputation marred by two impeachments, multiple scandals, and a violent assault on the U.S. Capitol. Before all that, there were the women who accused him of sexual assault.”


The U.S. government should grant humanitarian asylum to Hong Kong pro-democracy activists who urgently need assistance because of the city’s loss of autonomy, a congressional commission said in Washington on Thursday.


BREAKING: National People’s Congress Standing Committee member, Hong Kong delegate Tam Yiu-chung and deputy head of the Office for Safeguarding National Security in Hong Kong Sun Qingye among six being sanctioned by United States.


NEW from @Reuters: Federal prosecutors have offered an ominous new assessment of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week, saying they had "strong evidence" that "the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials."


Donald Trump is not only losing his job but quite possibly everything else. @jonathanchait writes


Keep track: Roger Stone, Steve Bannon, and Michael Flynn all participated in efforts to promote the January 6 "Stop the Steal" event that ultimately devolved into a riotous and deadly melee at the U.S. Capitol.


Mark Meadows has earned his title of worst chief of staff in history


Women on Bumble luring men to send them riot pics then sending those to FBI is the best pandemic dating story yet.


Hong Kong’s government expressed its “utmost anger” toward a U.S. decision to sanction six officials from the city and China, calling the move “insane, shameless and despicable”


Don’t let Cruz attend the inauguration. His attempt at sedition and his incitement to violent insurrectionists should result in his expulsion from the Senate. He certainly shouldn’t be allowed at a celebration of the peaceful transfer of presidential power.


A black market for illegal coronavirus vaccines is thriving in the Philippines


Insurrectionist-in-chief wants a parade


Hi I'm MAGA Haberman. Let me tell you why My Pillow Guy Sedition Plan was NBD. Here's an extra tidbit explaining how Trump did nothing wrong. Stay tuned for this week's big feature on the special flower arrangements Ivanka is leaving for Jill Biden. Also: "Rudy: What a Cutie"


Justice Sotomayor opens her dissent in U.S. v. Dustin Higgs by saying the names of every person executed by the federal government over the past year.


NEW: Manhattan D.A. subpoenaed records on an estate where Trump obtained a $21M tax break. (Confirming @WSJ scoop) To get the tax break, Trump said he was giving up the chance to build 24 mansions. He didn't have permission to build 24 mansions


Los Angeles situation here is dire. Ambulances circle for hours, unable to find ERs that can accept patients. Hospitals running out of O2. ICU capacity at zero. Patients lie in hallways & tents. National Guard has arrived to manage the flood of bodies


Senator Ron Wyden, Soon-to-Be Finance Committee Chair, Urges IRS to Probe Charities' Role in Inciting U.S. Capitol Insurrection


-Voting machines didn’t switch votes -Thousands of dead voters didn’t vote -Thousands of ballot envelope signatures weren’t faked -False more people voted than registered -American Thinker admits making completely false statements I urge Trump to say the election was not stolen.


Palm Beach County exploring ways to end lease with signature Trump golf course


WaPo photographer got a close-up of the My Pillow guy's notes. Hard to read. Seems to push for using "martial law if necessary." References Sidney Powell and, I think, an attorney at the NSA ("Fort Mead" sic). Advocates for Trump to "move Kash Patel to acting CIA"


“The NRA’s claimed financial status has finally met its moral status: bankrupt,” responded the New York Attorney General, who is suing the NRA for fraud


“I would like a pardon from the President of the United States.” Dallas area realtor Jenna Ryan is the 2nd D.C. riot participant to ask for one. She flew on a private jet to D.C. to “stop the steal.” FBI arrested her today. She says: I feel persecuted.


@MyPillowUSA CEO Michael Lindell shows off his notes before going into the West Wing at the White House on Friday, Jan 15, 2021 in Washington, DC.


Private executioners paid in cash. Middle-of-the-night killings. False or incomplete justifications. ProPublica obtained court records showing how the outgoing administration is using its final days to execute the most federal prisoners since World War II.


The @NRA's claimed financial status has finally met its moral status: bankrupt. While we review its bankruptcy filing, we will not allow the @NRA to use this or any other tactic to evade accountability and my office’s oversight.


HHS Secretary Azar has resigned, and admitted that the US doesn't have reserve a vaccine stockpile after all. Up until that point, the Trump administration had assured states that there was a reserve stockpile of second doses of the vaccines.


And now, we’re out of Azar.


Signs of military training among rioting Trump mob raise concerns about capability


Funeral home staff overwhelmed by waves of COVID-19 deaths


I wonder if @Loews_Hotels knows they're hosting a man who encouraged a violent mob with a raised fist salute just hours before they stormed the Capitol and murdered a cop?


Hey @Loews_Hotels. Why are you hosting weekend event for traitor @HawleyMO next month in Orlando, Florida


Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany packed up her office in the White House on Friday, according to multiple reports


@MyPillowUSA CEO Michael Lindell shows off his notes before going into the West Wing at the White House on Friday, Jan 15, 2021 in Washington, DC.


Governors outraged by more Trump admin vaccine supply lies; Biden unveils new plan