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by | Jun 23, 2022

What if you had innocently wandered into the U.S. Capitol complex on January 6, 2021 — and did nothing but walk through tourist-style, as reams of video clearly show was done by hundreds — and were still languishing now in…

by | Jun 21, 2022

It turns out that the snarky, ironic humor of the type that made Stephen Colbert’s career irritates Stephen Colbert. He cries foul that those he characterizes as supporting an insurrection on January 6, 2021, now make jokes about the arrest…

by | Jun 17, 2022

On January 13, 2021, one week before his term of office expired, President Donald Trump was impeached for a second time. All Democratic and ten Republican members of the House of Representatives adopted a single article of impeachment charging him…

by | Mar 3, 2022

You can’t make it up. Unless you do. The Washington Post headline this week said this: Jan. 6 committee alleges Trump, allies engaged in potential ‘criminal conspiracy’ by trying to block Congress from certifying election The Post went on to…

by | Jan 11, 2022

I want to be fair to Ted Cruz after last week. Cruz, while questioning the chief of the Capitol Police in a Senate hearing dealing with the Jan. 6, 2021, fracas, created a controversy on the right when he used…

by | Jan 6, 2022

It was hardly a surprise that the Democrats shamelessly exploited the first anniversary of last January’s Capitol riot to resuscitate their stalled political agenda. Nor was it difficult to predict that various news outlets would attempt to bolster their sagging…

by | Jan 3, 2022

Riots? What riots? Insurrection in American cities in 2020? Nothing to see here, folks. Move along. Thus it is with the Stalinesque show trial that is the January 6 Committee. As my colleague Melissa Mackenzie illustrated yesterday, “the Democrats are…

by | Dec 21, 2021

In March 2021, Christopher Worrell was arrested and incarcerated in the D.C. Jail on felony charges arising out of his alleged participation in the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill protest. Worrell suffers from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and, in May 2021, he…

by | Dec 11, 2021

It took almost a year, but media conspiracy theories about a right-wing attempt to overthrow U.S. democratic government on January 6 can now be labeled “fake news.” Even the Washington Post had to publish a front-page article conceding the attack was not a conspiracy…

by | May 28, 2021

A controversial bill that would have formed a 9/11-style investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol riot failed in the Senate this morning, garnering only 54 of the 60 votes needed to pass. The proposed commission, which would have investigated the…

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