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Proud Boy not so proud of actions at Capitol riot, flips to the prosecution

CNN reports that one of the defendants charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot has flipped on their Proud Boy friends and decided to help prosecutors take on the violent street gang's leadership. Yet the cases are still in early stages. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Law, Cnn, Capitol, Proud Boys, Capitol Riot

A researcher suggested US Capitol rioters came from towns that fear the rise of immigrants and people of color. Reactions to that finding reveal how divided the right and left are.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 6: Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. - Demonstrators breached security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. Brent Stirton/Getty Images A researcher found that Capitol rioters hailed from towns with dwindling white populations. Robert Pape found rioters came from towns with a fear of growing populations...
Tags: Post, Politics, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Karen, House, New York Times, University Of Chicago, Times, Donald Trump, Trump

Capitol Rioter Complains About Being Rudely Ejected From Insurrection By Police

Feds' version of events is ever so slightly different.
Tags: Crime, Law, Government, Capitol Riot, Daniel Egtvedt

FBI releases spectacular footage of Capitol riot

Describing the contents as "egregious" attacks on law enforcement, the FBI has released new video from the Jan. 6 riot in D.C., which saw Trump supporters sack the U.S. Capitol and led to five deaths. Embedded above is a guy who found a vantage point to spray dozens of cops with bear mace. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Crime, News, Law, Fbi, Trump, U S Capitol, Capitol Riot

MAGA Defendant Follows ‘Mexico Vacation’ Request Demanding Trial Transferred To Rural Texas

Claims D.C. jurors may be biased against people committing crimes in their community.
Tags: Crime, Law, Government, Uncategorized, Rural Texas, Trevor McFadden, Capitol Riot, Jenny Cudd, Marina Medvin, MAGA Defendant Follows ` Mexico Vacation

Pennsylvania police officer charged in the Capitol riot posted video of the insurrection and has 'no regrets'

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they push barricades to storm the US Capitol in Washington D.C on January 6, 2021. ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images A PA officer was charged by federal authorities for his alleged involvement in the Capitol riot.  Joseph Fischer allegedly posted a video of himself racing into the Capitol.  Fischer who has been suspended without pay allegedly said he told his Chief that he had no regrets. Visit th...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Law, Washington, Trends, Colombia, Pennsylvania, Arrest, Trump, United States of America, Capitol, Fischer, United States District Court, United States Capitol, WGAL, US Capitol

Morning Docket: 02.17.21

* Donald Trump has reportedly dumped Rudy Giuliani as his personal lawyer. Wonder if he was told "you're fired"... [CNN] * Lawyers for an alleged Capitol rioter are reportedly trying to use Mitch McConnell's words about President Trump's actions to their advantage. [Law and Crime] * A former Florida lawyer, whose pants literally caught on fire during a trial in 2017, has allegedly been charged with cocaine possession. [New York Post] * A new lawsuit filed by a Democratic Congressman alleges...
Tags: New York Post, Florida, Law, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Reuters, Newsweek, Morning Docket, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Dominion Voting Systems, Capitol Riot, Democratic Congressman

System Alienation & the Capitol Riot

As we watched scenes of violence, vandalism, and rioting at the US Capitol on January 6th, there was an acute sense of loss of control, not only across the United States but throughout much of the world. This was a brazen upending of the norms of respect and acceptance of institutional authority that lie, both symbolically and practically, at the heart of democracies around the world. The United States likes to call itself “the greatest democracy” but it is just one of many. Each is less than pe...
Tags: Europe, Law, Bbc, Canada, United States, North America, Donald Trump, Capitol, Supreme Court of Canada, US Capitol, Justice Issues, NSRLP, Capitol Riot, Bev Jacobs, Patricia Ewick, Susan Silbey

'Q Shaman' Capitol attacker Jacob Chansley moved to Alexandria, VA jail, federal judge orders authorities to give him organic food while in custody

That jerk who wore horns and a bare chest in the US Capitol attack on January 6 has been moved to a Virginia jail, after a federal judge ordered authorities to provide him with organic food while he's in custody. The judge said jail officials in nearby Alexandria could accommodate the special diet, reports AP: Jacob Chansley was transferred to the Alexandria Detention Center after his attorney argued that his client had gone nine days without eating because organic food wasn't served at th...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Justice, Law, Washington, Virginia, US news, Donald Trump, Alexandria, Trump, Alexandria Va, US Capitol, Alexandria Detention Center, Capitol insurrection, Capitol Riot

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