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Old 6th January 2021, 12:41 PM   #81
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Pictures of guards in chamber with weapons drawn covering the doors.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:41 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
It's literally the crowd from Trump's rally a couple of hours ago.

It's the selfsame group of people.
And Trump is still egging them on.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:42 PM   #83
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Armed stand off with protestors in the rotunda.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:42 PM   #84
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
It's literally the crowd from Trump's rally a couple of hours ago.

It's the selfsame group of people.
Here you go again, citing facts as if they mattered.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:45 PM   #85
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They’re in the chamber. One is up on the dais yelling “Trump won that election!”
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:47 PM   #86
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Protestors on all floors going door to door around the offices.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:52 PM   #87
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Shoot the bastards.They are involved in a violent attempt to overthrow the government of the United States.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:53 PM   #88
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Mitt Romeny just called this "Insurrection".
And Trump is doing this nothing.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:53 PM   #89
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They have got on to scaffolding and are climbing around on the outside of the building banging on windows.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:53 PM   #90
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Originally Posted by kookbreaker View Post
Police were able to tear gas and riot shield actual peaceful protestors so Trump could stand in front of a church and hold a bible upside down. Now suddenly the police are useless. CNN keeps cutting to small columns of cops and handfuls of police vehicles that are totally ineffective and not doing anything.
I wouldn't necessarily draw that conclusion based on a video clip. I imagine the rules of engagement here are pretty strict. People have been shot for less than the MAGA idiots are doing but I think "no fatalities" is a pretty big priority.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:55 PM   #91
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Shoot the bastards.They are involved in a violent attempt to overthrow the government of the United States.
Gorilla tranquilizer would be OK with me.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:56 PM   #92
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Rep. Dan Kildee tweets

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I am in the House Chambers. We have been instructed to lie down on the floor and put on our gas masks. Chamber security and Capitol Police have their guns drawn as protesters bang on the front door of the chamber.

This is not a protest. This is an attack on America.
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There is video of a woman covered in blood being taken out of the Capitol on a stretcher
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:58 PM   #94
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Mitt Romeny just called this "Insurrection".
And Trump is doing this nothing.
Nonsense - he's probably tweeting his support.

What's next? Hostages?
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Aaron C. Davis (WaPo) tweets

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BREAKING: A source tells me The Defense Department has just denied a request by DC officials to deploy the National Guard to the US Capitol.
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Old 6th January 2021, 12:59 PM   #96
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Two sources familiar tell me that @SpeakerPelosi & @MayorBowser have asked for the national guard to come to Capitol Hill to clear rioters. One of those sources says DOD has not yet approved change-of-mission for the DC guard.
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So there you have it, the National Guard were only there to gas Black Lives Matter protestors ... but won't come and help when the seat of government is invaded???
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Apparently, the national guard isn't authorized to be there because DC isn't a state.
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Old 6th January 2021, 01:02 PM   #99
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Garrett Haake (NBC) tweets

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Two sources familiar tell me that @SpeakerPelosi & @MayorBowser have asked for the national guard to come to Capitol Hill to clear rioters. One of those sources says DOD has not yet approved change-of-mission for the DC guard.
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Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.
Tell me how this doesn't fit.
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Old 6th January 2021, 01:16 PM   #100
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
Apparently, the national guard isn't authorized to be there because DC isn't a state.
D.C. has National Guard units which the Mayor activated and deployed elsewhere to deal with planned demonstrations. Apparently they need new orders approved by the Pentagon before they can go to the Capitol.
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On the bright side, in many other countries police and troops would have opened up with machine guns. So far here, nobody's been killed, and only a few injuries have been reported.
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Old 6th January 2021, 01:23 PM   #102
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On the bright side, in many other countries police and troops would have opened up with machine guns. So far here, nobody's been killed, and only a few injuries have been reported.
Yes because surrendering your government chambers to terrorists and evacuating the building is so much a better look.
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Old 6th January 2021, 01:26 PM   #103
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Kellyanne Conway tweets

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STOP. Just STOP. Peace. Law and Order. Safety for All
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Ted Cruz tweets

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Violence is always unacceptable. Even when passions run high.

Anyone engaged in violence—especially against law enforcement—should be fully prosecuted.

God bless the Capitol Police and the honorable men & women of law enforcement who show great courage keeping all of us safe.
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Old 6th January 2021, 01:29 PM   #105
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Yes because surrendering your government chambers to terrorists and evacuating the building is so much a better look.
Vs. a massive death count? Yes, actually. Eventually all these people will be arrested and prosecuted.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
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Violence is always unacceptable. Even when passions run high.

Anyone engaged in violence—especially against law enforcement—should be fully prosecuted.

God bless the Capitol Police and the honorable men & women of law enforcement who show great courage keeping all of us safe.
Aw, it is so nice when we get this kind of word from people that worked hard for decades to get today's outcome.
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Old 6th January 2021, 01:30 PM   #107
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I'm going to go out on a limb and say Trump will be out by Friday.
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I always knew this thing would end in total ********, I just didn't expect this would be the form it would take. I thought he'd start a war with Iran instead. I guess there's still time for that.
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I always knew this thing would end in total ********, I just didn't expect this would be the form it would take. I thought he'd start a war with Iran instead. I guess there's still time for that.
He could have and we just haven't heard about it yet.
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On the bright side, in many other countries police and troops would have opened up with machine guns. So far here, nobody's been killed, and only a few injuries have been reported.

"Other than that, how was the play Mrs. Lincoln?"

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Vs. a massive death count? Yes, actually. Eventually all these people will be arrested and prosecuted.
Your government was driven out of it's own chamber and seat of power by terrorists. They are cowering in a bunker somewhere.

If there is a time to start shooting this is it.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Kellyanne Conway tweets

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STOP. Just STOP. Peace. Law and Order. Safety for All
Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Ted Cruz tweets

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Violence is always unacceptable. Even when passions run high.

Anyone engaged in violence—especially against law enforcement—should be fully prosecuted.

God bless the Capitol Police and the honorable men & women of law enforcement who show great courage keeping all of us safe.
Leopards, faces, etc.
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I'm going to go out on a limb and say Trump will be out by Friday.
Voluntarily, "voluntarily" after a visit by senior republicans or via section 4 of the 25th Amendent?
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Originally Posted by CNN
Multiple officers injured in the mob violence
From CNN's Pamela Brown and Noah Gray

Multiple officers have been injured with at least one transported to the hospital, multiple sources tell CNN.

Pro-Trump rioters stormed the US Capitol earlier today, where members of Congress were meeting to certify President-elect Joe Biden's win.
That's from their live feed.
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I think his followers will be seriously seep off after a time. I mean, how will he hold rallies without a campaign staff? Security? Who will let him a venue without up-front payment? Will the news cover him, once he is no longer president and has nothing sensible to say? (He never had, but the POTUS speaking nonsense is newsworthy in itself)

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Why not?

Before he was president they covered him even though he had nothing sensible to say.

For years CNN let him call in and ramble on about shocking Birther evidence he was really close to releasing. Really, really close. And really, really shocking.
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Voluntarily, "voluntarily" after a visit by senior republicans or via section 4 of the 25th Amendent?
If anybody has any sense it'll be a relapse of Covid infection and he'll be reported to be in an induced coma until his sad passing away without recovering consciousness in early February.
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ANADOLU AGENCY (ENG) tweets

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#BREAKING Turkey invites all parties in US to use moderation, common sense to overcome this domestic political crisis

Turkey concerned over developments in US, urges calm and lawful solution to problems, says parliament head
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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany:

"At President Trump’s direction, the National Guard is on the way along with other federal protective services. We reiterate President Trump’s call against violence and to remain peaceful."
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