capitol-riot

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Trump is a domestic enemy. Treat him like one | Quentin Young

BY: - June 17, 2022

If the former president and his abettors attempted a violent coup, what’s to be done with them?

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Trump, allies blame Antifa. They’re looking in the wrong place | Opinion

BY: - June 12, 2022

In whitewashing the Jan. 6 insurrection by comparing it to the Black Lives Matter protests, Trump and his allies may have exposed more white than they intended.

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Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards reminds us what heroism looks like | John L. Micek

BY: - June 10, 2022

Long after Trump takes his place among history’s reviled strongmen the courage of Caroline Edwards will be celebrated and remembered.

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Here’s why the Jan. 6 committee’s public hearings won’t reprise Watergate | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - June 10, 2022

Sad to say, the Jan. 6 Committee investigation may find that we have lost the capacity for outrage. 

Jan. 6 panel says Trump, far-right groups responsible for insurrection

BY: - June 10, 2022

A widely anticipated hearing Thursday by the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol alleged two groups supporting then-President Donald Trump planned the riot to stop the transfer of presidential power — while Trump tacitly endorsed the insurrection and was indifferent to calls to hang then-Vice President Mike Pence. […]

What to know about Thursday’s public hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol

BY: - June 9, 2022

Leaders have promised, in general, to unveil new material during the prime-time hearing.

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Pa. Sen. Mastriano shares documents, agrees to interview with Jan. 6 committee | Friday Coffee

BY: - June 3, 2022

The Republican gubernatorial nominee, who has questioned the legitimacy of the 2020 election results, was at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Jan. 6 investigators want Georgia’s Loudermilk to explain pre-attack U.S. Capitol tour

BY: and - May 20, 2022

Pa.'s Scanlon also said she saw 'unusual' tour groups in the Capitol in the days before the attack.

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Lack of confidence in U.S. elections is just one example of the danger to democracy posed by misinformation and disinformation, much of it spread by social media. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)

What to do about those less than Christ-like ‘Christian’ churches? | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - April 29, 2022

Beyond misconstruing and misusing the Gospel's message, Christian nationalists pose a threat to peace in our nation.

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We can’t overlook the danger posed by Christian nationalists | Chuck Ardo

BY: - April 28, 2022

Although they describe themselves as “patriots,” Christian nationalists reflect an un-American view that only their conservative interpretation of Christianity and its role in the political and social life of the country is valid.

Report: New texts show Pa. Rep. Perry’s ‘key role’ in trying to overturn 2020 election results

BY: - April 26, 2022

A newly published report sheds more light on the Pa lawmaker's role in trying to overturn the 2020 election results.

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Pa. Rep. Perry ‘endorsed’ plan to send pro-Trump extremists to the Capitol | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 25, 2022

The York County lawmaker, head of the ultra-conservative Freedom Caucus, was in on the planning, according to a published report.