Monday, January 18, 2021

Trump administration releases pamphlet slamming “1619 Project” on Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Navalny has released a list of priority sanction targets. Time to put their money where your deep concerns are, free world leaders!


Parler is back online now by routing 100% of its user traffic through servers located within the Russian Federation. Raise your hand if you understand the very significant impact this has on the ability to surveil and target insurrectionists who organize on Parler.


BREAKING: ⁦@navalny⁩ urges Russians to 'take to the streets'. Protests scheduled for January 23rd. This is Putin’s worst nightmare coming to fruition.


Imagine Trump pouting in his bedroom listening to this while watching the moving company pack up his socks and underwear


Russian state prosecutors have jailed Alexei Navalny for 30 days. The Kremlin critic appeared in front of a hearing he labelled as ‘the highest degree of lawlessness’


Breaking NYT: Officials with Dominion Voting Systems have sent Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow, a legal letter warning of pending litigation over his baseless claims of widespread fraud involving their machines.


If Fox won’t stop peddling sedition, then large cable companies such as Comcast and Charter Spectrum, which carry Fox and provide much of its revenues in the form of user fees, need to step in and kick Fox off


Pelosi to the head of the Pentagon: “I ask that you immediately cease plans to improperly install Michael Ellis as the new NSA General Counsel.... I am also requesting an [IG] investigation into the circumstances of the NSA General Counsel selection process.”


A former Florida Department of Health worker who blew the whistle on the state’s COVID-19 tracking is in jail, after authorities charged her with improperly accessing the state’s email system to sent a message to DOH employees


What A Guy: Prosecutors say Guy Reffitt of Texas stormed the Capitol & then threatened his children: “If you turn me in, you’re a traitor & you know what happens to traitors. Traitors get shot.” He said he’d “do what he has to do” & ... “put a bullet through” his daughters phone.


BREAKING (CNN): Rep. Steve Cohen confirms that Rep. @laurenboebert gave a large tour prior to the attack on the Capitol.


"We saw congress[woman] Boebert taking a group of people for a tour sometime after the 3rd and before the 6th." -- Rep. Steve Cohen says he and a colleague saw Rep. Boebert giving people a tour of the Capitol in the days leading up to the riot


BREAKING: @navalny has been taken to Matrosskaya Tishina prison, the place where Sergei Magnitsky was murdered.


Per DC Fire & EMS, there was a fire under a highway near the Capitol, that has since been extinguished


The Capitol building in Washington DC is on lockdown owing to a security threat. Reporters say an emergency announcement is playing and a rehearsal for Biden's inauguration has been suspended. Security is tight, with National Guard members deployed.


DEVELOPING: Participants in President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration were evacuated during rehearsal on West Front of Capitol


An alert just went off in the Capitol urging people to stay inside and to not leave due to an external security threat. It urged people to stay away from windows and doors


It’s not actually called a lobbyist if it’s just a person facilitating a bribe.


Global pressure mounts for release of newly detained Russian opposition leader Navalny


A curious detail: in the Khimki police station where @Navalny is on trial today you can see portrait of Genrikh Yagoda, the head of NKVD secret service in 1934-36, hanging on the wall. He supervised show trials and was the person who launched the GULAG


The judge retired to make a decision. Announcement at 15.45. She only needs 15 minutes, so it's ready.


I join international calls for the immediate release of Alexei @navalny. Those responsible for the attempt to assassinate him, using a prohibited chemical weapon, must be brought to justice. #Russia has to respect its international commitments on human rights and the rule of law.


Attorney Roberta Kaplan is about to make Trump’s life extremely difficult


Detaining Alexey Navalny allows Putin to test the waters early on with the new U.S. administration


This week America crosses a tragic milestone- 400,000 confirmed dead of COVID19. Even its last hours, the Trump administration continues to fail us- most recently promising nonexistent vaccine reserves. Death and anguish are his legacy.


Keith Rupert Murdoch digital soldiers


Despite soaring stock prices and his own tax cuts, Trump will leave about $500 million poorer. His buildings are saddled with more than $1 billion in debt, most of it coming due in the next three years and more than a third of it personally guaranteed.

 !00 pardons @ 2 mil each?

The courage of this man, who returns to his country after a painful near-death ordeal being poisoned by Putin, knowing he is going to be arrested on arrival. This man is prepared to give his life for democracy, while GOP politicians here were selling it out, fearing Trump tweets.


#BREAKING Germany calls for Russia's Alexei Navalny to be 'freed immediately'


As Los Angeles County battles against the unrelenting coronavirus, an air pollution control agency says it has temporarily suspended limits on cremations in order to assist crematoriums in the county with a "backlog" caused by the pandemic.


Pompeo’s last hurrah poised to test Biden’s China policy


Navalny’s lawyer has been notified that his client goes on trial which [checks time] started eight minutes ago.


Kissing his wife goodbye- Russia’s prominent opposition leader Alexey Navalny’s determination to return raises the stakes for the Kremlin because he has strong adherents not just in Moscow, but in the regions where President Putin is counting on support!


The main press pack are stuck outside in Moscow winter temperatures as Russia's most prominent opposition activist goes on trial inside a police station. A trial that his own lawyers had only moments advance notice of, but pro-govt media are al set up inside.


Schiff says Trump "can't be trusted" to receive intel briefings when out of office


“All the money in China is coloured. ... Every listed company in mainland China has a party branch. The Communist Party control nearly all enterprise, and the priority is not making money, but to advance the political agenda of the CCP."


Alexey @Navalny this morning, speaking from inside a court room in Khimki, decrying the Kremlin's "absurd" proceedings against him. "It's like a bunker. What are they so afraid of? ... a new level of impunity here"


Alexey @navalny asks the "court" for all journalists to be admitted


Martin Luther King Day 2021 ““No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.”


NYT's lead story: "400,000 Deaths in a Year And Failure at Every Level"


Alexey Navalny


Solidarity prevails! "International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel is set to inform <...> Aliaxandr Lukashenka that the country has been stripped of its 2021 World Championship co-hosting rights, according to Swiss media reports.


Beijing likens Pompeo to a ‘praying mantis’ following latest US sanctions over Hong Kong crackdown


"In December, legislation in Congress that would have made it easier for Hong Kong residents to gain refugee status was blocked by Senator Ted Cruz"


"That is how the terrorist attack of Jan. 6 happened. Millions of Americans infected with the virus of disinformation,” says @jaketapper. "Until those who spread the big lie work to correct it... I fear that the US will continue to be in this bad and dangerous place"


Former CIA officer John Kiriakou says he was told Rudy Giuliani could help him secure a pardon for $2 million. Kiriakou rejected the offer, but an associate, fearing that Giuliani was illegally selling pardons, alerted the FBI


Canada strongly condemns the arrest of Alexei @Navalny upon arrival in Moscow. Russian authorities must immediately release him. This is unacceptable & we will continue to demand an explanation into his poisoning.


Extraordinary news from #Moscow: Vladimir Putin shuts Vnukovo airport minutes before Alexei @Navlany is due to land back in #Russia, @tvrain reports. His plane has now turned around, its destination unclear after "strange manoeuvre


Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been detained after landing back in Moscow. Navalny was stopped at a customs checkpoint. He appeared to hug his wife goodbye, and his spokesman reports that his lawyer was not allowed to accompany him.


EXCLUSIVE: A U.S. Army reservist with a secret-level security clearance and “access to a variety of munitions” has been charged with taking part in the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.


JUST IN: President Trump is preparing to issue around 100 pardons and commutations on his final full day in office, sources say, though — as of now — not for himself


The FBI is investigating evidence that a woman who entered the Capitol on Jan. 6 stole a laptop or hard drive from Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office and intended to sell it to Russians


Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden is requesting that the IRS investigate whether tax-exempt organizations were directly involved in planning or inciting the Capitol insurrection.


BREAKING—Joe Biden plans to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline permit via executive action on his first day in office. A briefing note from Biden transition says "Rescind Keystone XL pipeline permit" on list of executive actions for Day 1 of Biden presidency


It's time to wake up now.


More from the AP: U.S. defense officials say they're worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing Joe Biden's inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.


"So what are we gonna do about it, Sidney?" Trump would say every few seconds, whipping Powell more and more into a frenzy. He was having fun with it. "She really is crazy, huh?" he said, again with his finger on the mute button.


All Donald Trump has to do to prevent further political violence is say one sentence: “the election was not stolen.”


Event Strategies was paid $1.3M from the Trump Campaign for audio and visual services. Their founder, Tim Unes, was "stage manager" for last week's insurrection event. Here's his company's number and email address. Let them know what we think of insurrectionists.


Why did the network insist an agreement with the family of a murdered young man remain undisclosed until after the election?