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From the party who's center stage is a Nazi symbol now comes the Nuremberg defense.


The “Trump-made-me-do-it” defense is already looking like a longshot.

Facing damning evidence in the deadly Capitol siege last month — including social media posts flaunting their actions — rioters are arguing in court they were following then-President Donald Trump’s instructions on Jan. 6. But the legal strategy has already been shot down by at least one judge and experts believe the argument is not likely to get anyone off the hook for the insurrection where five people died, including a police officer.

“This purported defense, if recognized, would undermine the rule of law because then, just like a king or a dictator, the president could dictate what’s illegal and what isn’t in this country,” U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell said recently in ordering pretrial detention of William Chrestman, a suspected member of the Kansas City-area chapter of the Proud Boys. “And that is not how we operate here.”

Chrestman’s attorneys argued in court papers that Trump gave the mob “explicit permission and encouragement” to do what they did, providing those who obeyed him with “a viable defense against criminal liability.”

“It is an astounding thing to imagine storming the United States Capitol with sticks and flags and bear spray, arrayed against armed and highly trained law enforcement. Only someone who thought they had an official endorsement would even attempt such a thing. And a Proud Boy who had been paying attention would very much believe he did,” Chrestman’s lawyers wrote.

Trump was acquitted of inciting the insurrection during his second impeachment trial, where Democrats made some of the same arguments defense attorneys are making in criminal court. Some Republican lawmakers have said the better place for the accusations against Trump is in court, too.
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Big reason? Trump let everyone involved in the failed coup to escape and flee back to their home states instead of just locking down the capitol and arresting everyone, which would have happened to any other group. So a lot of resources have to be wasted on tracking down all the people directly involved in the coup.
Also, the minor chargers are just so they can arrest and hold them, as they build the full case they'll add on larger charges.

The big question is how many congressmen will be indited for their participation in the coup including those who gave intel to the coup participates or that one Q nut from Colorado who leaked Pelosi's position to the people staging the coup
Oh, Trump is the mayor of Washington DC, I forgot

What Nazis said then. What Nazis say now. No difference.

Then & now, Nazis are inferior subhumans that never had the right to exist in the first place.
What you have is a situation where the cop makes a drug bust before the drugs have been allowed to change hands.

Now you have to ask, do we charge them for attempting to sell drugs? Or just possession? What happens next is going to depend on race, politics, and bank accounts...
Pence didn't magically invent a vice presidential power to just personally decide who the president is no matter what the electors say, which was seen as treason in the eyes of Trump cultists, so he had to die.


Do you miss me? -was how Donald Trump started his speech at CPAC.
The crowd replied:
"You won! You won!".

Despite many rumors that he and his followers will break up into a new fraction, Trump denounced all of that last night:

"Why? To lose more votes?", explained the 45th president on his first public appearence after almost two months since he left the White House.

Other than his friendship with former political competition, Ted Cruz, he also forgave and even endorsed Mitch McConnel, whose ratings have grown for 20% because of it, said Trump.
So Trump is still pushing the Big Lie and wants to stage another coup.
How has he not been arrested for the 1/6 coup yet?
Woah woah woah, we can't have politicians suffering consequences for their actions, that would set a bad precedent that no one in power wants.

The Democrats have punished Trump anyway - he won't be allowed to be buried in Arlington Cemetery, which I am informed is a fate worse than death.

You see a callous politician who doesn’t give a shit about his constituents. They see a guy who should be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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>what's the fucking point in 2021? To prove you're a big man
Why did you ask if you already knew the answer?
>We do things different down here

So we see:


1848-60, 1876-1924, 1932-48, 1960-68, 1976

Nice purple state you have there.

Shame if something were to happen to it. Oh, wait...!
>This is a state for the rough and tumble
I moovin' to Dallas from California and I want my government big and strong.
You better move to Alabama faggot,cause the men there is big and strong , just how you like 'em.
THere's more of us coming, you big strong stayin' at the YMCA, man, you!
Weird how Cruz is powerless to help Texas but AOC and Beto O'Rourke somehow weren't.

Well, Cruz did help, he threw six bottles of water at people and then immediately booked it for Orlando.

See ya, suckers. Keep voting for me.

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Here's a Woj Bomb for you... Top NBA stars are hesitant to promote the you know what. They are likely leaning on history (Tuskegee Syphilis experiment) and their own dystopian experience in the Disney bubble.
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>Hank Aaron died from the jab
No, he died because dense people like you spread the disease, refusing the science.
You sound upset. Hormone imbalance?
how much longer without a mask before my selfishness genocides all of the n-words?
I'll take the jab when the companies producing it aren't protected from law-suits.

I'm literally content with waiting, we don't have hardly any cases in Kansas, and they aren't really pushing the vaccine's on anyone (not even hospital workers from what I've heard). Seems pretty optional and with so many different varieties, I can't imagine their being any serious long-term issues with any of them. In either case, I'll wait till its my turn (in mid 30's) so we can see what happens to the older population that gets it before I do.


If they succeed (which they won't), they'll regret it as much as Libyians when they got rid of Gaddafi.

>Hundreds took to the streets of the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Friday to demand the release of opposition leader Nika Melia, after his detention threatened to intensify a political crisis that led to the prime minister's resignation last week.

>Waving red and white Georgian flags, protesters marched through the city centre and gathered outside parliament to protest at Melia's detention and call for fresh parliamentary elections after a contested vote in the South Caucasus country last year.
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>pro western

all western nations have been suffering terribly over the past few decades, why would any reasonable person want to join the west?
...because near everyone else has been suffering even more?
Right, better toss some (You)s at the weenie(s?)

>t. a raccoon who stole an iphone
Uh huh, sure. And I bet they're all toting around English signs for the English-speaking media to put up for their own populations so they can go SEE, WE ARE THE GOOD GUYS FUCK THOSE ELECTION MEDDLING RUSSIANS, before ignoring another attack by the Americans on a democratically elected government, a la Syria bombing.

Fuck East, fuck West, I hope the South fucks you all up with an ebola outbreak.
Wrong, you are brainwashed.

what is wrong with you
Indians are telling their 18 million-strong diaspora to keep out of their affairs
Yea, they left India for the U Ass of A, and so they is right wing fascists now, so fuck them.
oh no no no
look at the top of his head
>diaspora being told to fuck off from the affairs of a country they fucked off from

Good, and I wish more countries would do this. Fucking sick of seeing some American acting like just because their parents are from a place they're anything more than a fucking American. And even worse than diasporatic Americans are diasporatic Brits, because you take the inherent British culture of meddling and grandiose self-importance and boost it with Westoid racial virtue signalling.

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a). Best Headline Ever
b). I wasn't aware something like this could happen.
>A cockerel that had been fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight has killed its owner in southern India.

>The bird's owner was impaled in the groin by the knife as the animal tried to escape. The man died on the way to hospital from a loss of blood.

>Police are now searching for 15 more people involved in the event, which took place in the village of Lothunur in Telangana state earlier this week.

>The animal was held at a police station before being transferred to a farm.

>Police said the animal was being readied to take part in a fight when it tried to escape. Its owner attempted to catch it but was struck by the 7cm-long (three inch) knife on the bird's leg during the struggle.

>Those involved in the event face charges of manslaughter, illegal betting and hosting a cockfight, the AFP news agency reports.

>Local police officer B Jeevan said the animal would be taken to court as evidence at a later date, according to The New Indian Express.

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Baiting used to be very popular in Europe and America as well. It stopped being that way largely due to popular novels like Black Beauty.
Cock fighting is still legal in LA and practised by white trash down there. It used to be prevalent all over the South and is still done illegally in a lot of places. Tbf, the southern blacks also illegally run dog fighting rings, though. In short, the South is a shit hole.
I wonder how long it'll be before we get to see a headline about a cock wasting some fool with a gun.

That state is so muttified it makes New York look like Vermont.
I had a cock fight with my brother and almost died when his wife caught us

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Jasper Swartz recently realized that nearly all of their friends are "queer in some way."

They were eight years old when same-sex marriage became legal in Maryland, about 12 when they realized they were attracted to girls, and 14 when they came out as nonbinary, using they/them pronouns. Jasper grew up scrolling through gay memes on Instagram and following transgender influencers on YouTube. They attended a diverse public middle school in Montgomery County, Md., that taught lessons about sexual orientation and gender identity in health class.

"But at that point," Jasper said, "I was already familiar with the stuff they were teaching."

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Bisexual women will fuck other women but understand that their own sex is fucking nutty and stick with men for relationships. Just look at domestic violence cases, lesbians are disproportionately represented.
Overpopulation. Before these retards were way less in number.
Frankly, even back in the 80's, the ratio of women who weren't bisexual was about maybe 1 in 20, and even there, it was usually because the woman in question fundamentally loathed femininity, which ironically, usually made them a hell of a tom boy, if adamantly straight. (Always a sad combo.)

Bisexuality among women has never been a real problem for society - hell even Leviticus gives gay women a much less harsh sentence than gay men. It just doesn't scare people as much, so they don't try to shoot em so much. (And the usual "noice" response.)

Well, at least the problem kinda mitigates itself then.
Oh yes, women who sell their sexuality for a living claim to be bisexual, shocking. Totally unprecedented modern phenomenon that has never happened before. Madonna, Cindy Lauper, Claudette Colbert, Betty Page, every other woman in the Augustus family, and fucking Cleopatra.
David Bowie was 1/2 a fag, til he grew up

Yesterday, it was Mr. Potato Head. Today, it’s Dr. Seuss.

March 2 marks Read Across America Day, a national recognition of Dr. Seuss’ birthday for more than 20 years. Now, a liberal educator group dubbed “Learning for Justice” is demanding Dr. Seuss‘ books be stripped from school libraries because of their “racial undertones.”

Learning for Justice found Dr. Seuss’ books are plagued with “orientalism, anti-Blackness, and White supremacy.” Additionally, too many of the non-White characters are male.

Oh no! Not the all powerful and influential organization "Learning for Justice"! This will truly be the end of white people and western civilization
the cat in the hat and thing 1 and 2 are all males.
so is Horton, and the Grinch

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February 26, 2021

Citing Racial Inequities, Boston Public Schools Suspend New Advanced Learning Classes

A selective program for high-performing fourth, fifth and sixth graders in Boston has suspended enrollment due to the pandemic and concerns about equity in the program, GBH News has learned.

Superintendent Brenda Cassellius recommended the one-year hiatus for the program, known as Advanced Work Classes, saying the district would not proceed with the program for new students next year.

"There's been a lot of inequities that have been brought to the light in the pandemic that we have to address," Cassellius told GBH News. "There's a lot of work we have to do in the district to be antiracist and have policies where all of our students have a fair shot at an equitable and excellent education."

New students will be admitted in the fourth grade by standards to be determined at the school level, according to a BPS spokesman.

There will be no new students admitted in the fifth or sixth grades, the spokesman said, but those already in advanced work will be allowed to continue.

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To all the sad sacks in this thread who somehow think it's statistically likely for 80% of a school's students to all be failures; how would you feel if YOUR child passed the technical requirements for program admission yet got overlooked because of the colour of their skin? Are you going to just sit back and accept getting cucked out of your hard work by prejudiced morons?
I would sooner assume the 74% of the kids who didn't accept the invitation were brown instead of brown kids being dumber Mr. Bigot.
>>unfairly dragging people down because it makes them equal
That's what's its all about
>The program was open to all students in the Boston Public Schools who took a test known as Terra Nova in the third grade and received a high score. Those students were placed in a lottery conducted by the central administration office, and lottery winners received letters inviting them to apply to the program. Last fall, 453 students received invitations, 143 students applied and 116 enrolled this year, officials said.
Who was overlooked because of the color of their skin? When did skin color come into the decision?
Possibly the lottery could be rigged. Looking at those numbers though, it seems like there is a huge disparity in the number who recieved invitations and those which ultimately accepted. I would like to see a breakdown of the demographics of those who were extended invitations and who ultimately applied before passing judgement. I could see a situation where students from disadvantaged backgrounds were incapable of attending despite receiving invitations due to some external problem. That kind of analysis would go a lot further towards being able to address the root of the problem.

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has said her proposal to install a Democratic majority on the investigative Jan. 6 commission is rooted in historic precedent and the simple prerogatives of sitting presidents.

But rank-and-file Democrats are citing a very different reason they don't want the panel's power split evenly between the parties: They simply don't trust Republicans to investigate an attack on the Capitol that, in the eyes of livid Democrats, was kindled by those same GOP lawmakers.

“We do not owe delusional deniers a role or a platform in a commission designed to try to ferret out extremism and violence to prevent its recurrence,” said Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), who had predicted the Jan. 6 violence based on the rhetoric from then-President Trump and his GOP allies. “These people are dangerous.”

Connolly’s view is hardly unique.

In the weeks since a violent mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol to block the results of the presidential election, Democrats have been indignant over the conduct of their Republican colleagues before, during and after the siege. Not only had the majority of Republicans adopted Trump’s false claim that the election was “stolen,” many also endorsed formal court challenges to overturn the election results in some states, then cheered the thousands of demonstrators in Washington on Jan. 6 to protest President Biden’s ascension to the White House.

After hundreds of those protesters rampaged through the Capitol — threatening to assassinate both then-Vice President Mike Pence and lawmakers and killing a Capitol Police officer — 139 House Republicans voted to nullify the election results in Arizona, Pennsylvania or both. Since then, a number of Republicans have asserted, without evidence, that left-wing activists — not Trump supporters — had conducted the siege.
“They’re denying that the Trump mob was the Trump mob,” fumed Connolly.

Infuriated Democrats have struggled to find an outlet for their rage.

“Across the caucus there are a lot of members — independent of ideology, from the most conservative Democrats to the most liberal Democrats — really asking ourselves: what does it mean when a member votes against the very election they were sent to Congress in? And what kinds of consequences should that have?” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).

“The ultimate goal is for there to be actual accountability.”

Rep. Sean Casten (D-Ill.) on Monday attempted to punish election-rejecting Republicans by denying fast-track privileges for one such lawmaker seeking to rename a district post office — a routine process that typically proceeds without controversy. Yet only 14 other Democrats joined Casten in the vote; most others warned of the “unintended consequences” of tinkering with fast-track procedures.

“Probably that's not the mountain we want to die on here,” said Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.).

The special commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack has become a vehicle that Democrats hope will shed light on which lawmakers, if any, helped the insurrectionists in the attack.

“When we can actually see the information, I think we're in a much more powerful position then to pursue accountability,” said Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.).

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Negotiations over the Jan. 6 commission have bogged down over the scope of the probe and composition of membership. Pelosi has proposed that Democrats would seat seven panelists, and Republicans would choose four others — a lopsided roster that’s been roundly rejected by GOP leaders.

“The only reason anything [is] not happening is because of the politics of Pelosi,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Friday. “She wants it one sided.”

Most Democrats have raced to the Speaker’s defense. Ocasio-Cortez, who’s accused Republicans of trying to have her assassinated on Jan. 6, questioned why McCarthy should even be able to appoint members of the panel when he voted to overturn the election hours after the attack, then flew down to Florida to visit Trump just days after Trump left office.

“I wouldn't be surprised to see him appoint Jim Jordan. And so then you have the foxes in the henhouse,” said Ocasio-Cortez, referring to the conservative Freedom Caucus leader and top Trump ally. "I think that the structure that Speaker Pelosi has proposed is a fair one.”

Not all Democrats believe Republicans can’t be trusted with their picks. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), a close Biden ally, broke with Pelosi and said on CNN that the 1/6 commission should be evenly divided, just like the previous 9/11 commission.

And moderate Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) uttered four words you rarely hear from a Democrat: “I trust Mitch McConnell.”

“I think he sincerely believes that it was an atrocity against our country and against this institution, and that he believes Donald Trump was primarily responsible. I don't think that was an act,” Malinowski said of McConnell’s impassioned floor speech this month calling Trump “morally responsible” for the attack.
McConnell “may have chickened out of holding Trump accountable through conviction but I don’t question the sincerity of his belief that Jan. 6 was an atrocity,” Malinowski added, “and I would imagine that he would appoint commissioners who broadly share that view.”

McConnell on Thursday, however, just weeks after saying Trump was morally responsible for the attack, said he would back the former president if he won the GOP nomination in 2024.

Republicans say the fact that Pelosi and progressives are focused on the committee ratios proves they want a partisan outcome. They're concerned the Democrats' intent is simply to drag Trump and Republicans through the mud, over and over, ahead of the 2022 elections.

“What are they going to vote on? I mean, you want an answer. You want to find out why, how, where, when,” said Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas), who as a teenager met President John F. Kennedy just two hours before he was assassinated, a national tragedy that led to the creation of the bipartisan Warren Commission.

“You're not trying to beat up somebody,” he said. “Let's find out what caused this and keep it from happening. This is not a beatdown for crying out loud.”

Other rank-and-file Republicans say they just want to put Jan. 6 in the rear-view mirror and get back to legislating. They want the 7-foot fence surrounding the Capitol complex to come down, along with the magnetometers that Pelosi installed at the entrances to the House chamber to prevent Republicans from bringing firearms on the floor.

“Most of us are just ready to move on and get some things done. That’s the way most people feel,” said Rep. Richard Hudson (N.C.), one of the 139 Republicans who voted to overturn the election. “Things like these magnetometers that the Capitol Police and sergeant-at-arms say serve no security purpose — I think people are tired of it.”
Democrats don’t want to move on without a reckoning with the causes and consequences of the Capitol siege. It’s the reason they say the Jan. 6 commission is needed — and the reason they want the panel to tilt in their favor.

“An overwhelming majority of their House members voted for a process that incited this mob,” Rep. Eric Swalwell (Calif.), one of the Democrats who prosecuted Trump’s second impeachment, told MSNBC on Thursday. “So I'm a little bit nervous about giving too much influence to members of Congress who essentially are now asking to have oversight for an event that they are partially responsible for inciting.”
as there never a more untrust worthy weasel than Lindsey Graham?
Trump is a lying weasel, but at least he weasel his weasel coat proudly


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>Made up
60% of the posts here are made by bots.
Think we're better off with a corpse on that throne than the last guy.

The GOP is right, when they claim almost no one voted for Biden. The caveat being nearly everyone voted against Trump.
I'd rather a clown than a corpse, because we don't know who is puppeting the corpse and the likely candidates aren't great.
Damn videos can never be fake or selectively edited, this must be legit.

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Gun rights are human rights. Stay mad commies. Garland continues to show himself to be a partisan shill and human rights denier who will never get a seat on the scotus.
Inb4 that one brit bong tried to shit up the thread. Nigel, what is an "Ouizi"?
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>(it isn't)
The USSR and the USA have invaded Afghanistan
>Under bush
So you're saying we should take guns away from the government, since it can end up being run by religious fanatics.
I think we should generally reduce the number of guns in the US.
oh no, not muh guns! how will we ever get to shoot each other now!?

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State looses $11 billion in COVID fraud.
arrest couple for unrelated offenses who got $500k in fradulent benefits...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- When police in California's capital city searched an apartment in mid-January, the most telling item they found wasn't the illegal assault weapons -- it was a small red notebook filled with 55 names and their birthdays, Social Security numbers, usernames and passwords associated with accounts at the state's unemployment benefits agency.

Police say that one notebook was worth more than half a million dollars in fraudulent benefits, money delivered on more than a dozen debit cards that was probably used to purchase the illegal weapons. On Friday, authorities arrested 25-year-old James Smith and 21-year-old Chyna Hill and charged them with 23 counts of unemployment insurance fraud, along with 13 counts of possession of stolen property and one count of possessing identifying information with the intent to defraud more than 10 people.

Smith and Hill were in custody Friday, according to the Sacramento County Jail's website. It's unclear if they have an attorney.

The amount of fraudulent benefits -- more than $550,000 -- is small compared to the estimated $11 billion in total fraud officials have discovered in California's unemployment system in the past year. But it illustrates just how lucrative the nation's unemployment system can be for criminals.
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It's true derangement
That’s a lot of fraud
>It's over 9000
You haven't even seen california's final form
California politicians have stolen much more than 11 billion, this was only discovered because it was federal money
I don't doubt it
But holy shit is that op image hilarious.
The ca dmv website says a north korean can get a driver's license and register to vote without being a citizen
Lol holy shit tho
I mean lmao holy shit

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