“Trump did what he did—and refused for hours to stop the violence—because it was part of a determined, months-long plan to carry out a coup. This was a crime.”
Tag: Jan 6
Democracy is Under Siege in Small Town USA
Can a racist coup happen in America? I was in Wilmington, North Carolina on the day the congressional hearings into the events of January 6th began, and
Source: Democracy is Under Siege in Small Town USA – CounterPunch.org
The GOP Is Dismantling Our Democracy. Democrats Are Letting Them Get Away With It.
Revelations from the January 6 hearings and the recent spate of Supreme Court decisions show that the Right is ready to dispense with democracy. Democratic Party leaders seem ready to let them.
Source: The GOP Is Dismantling Our Democracy. Democrats Are Letting Them Get Away With It.
Trump’s Secret Service Detail ‘Cheered on the Insurrection’
The Recurring Nightmare of America’s Political Tradition
We Have a Smoking Gun—Trump Must Be Indicted for Sedition
If Trump gets a “get out of jail free” card after trying to join armed rioters at the Capitol, the dangers are incalculable.
Source: Opinion | We Have a Smoking Gun—Trump Must Be Indicted for Sedition | Mitchell Zimmerman
Democracy in America on a Knife’s Edge
If 2022 were a normal year, one could watch the riveting Hearings of the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol with
Source: Democracy in America on a Knife’s Edge – CounterPunch.org