Tag: united states capitol attack

U.S. Capitol Rioter Tells on Himself to Bumble Match, Gets Arrested Soon After

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, supporters loyal to then-President Donald Trump, try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington.Photo: Julio Cortez (AP) You’d be hard pressed to find a group of people more excited to incriminate themselves everyone that ran up into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Advertisement […]

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Tucker Carlson Calls Black Capitol Police Officer an ‘Angry Left-Wing Activist’ for Speaking on Racism of Insurrectionists

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Is it just me, or do conservative affirmations always seem to come with some kind of caveat? Advertisement “Support the troops”—unless those troops are military-feminizing women or Critical Race Theory advocates. “Respect the flag”—unless you want to wear it as a onesie even though U.S. code explicitly calls it disrespectful, […]

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Drug Enforcement Agent Becomes 1st Federal Officer Arrested for Participating in Capitol Riot

This is exactly the kind of place I’d want to promote my podcast.Photo: JOSEPH PREZIOSO (Getty Images) Don’t you hate when you’re just trying to promote your podcast and cigar brand and then get caught up in a failed insurrection? That’s supposedly what happened to an agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency who was arrested […]

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Proud Boys Leader Pleads Guilty to Burning Black Lives Matter Banner Stolen From D.C. Church

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Before the Capitol riot even took place, groups like the Proud Boys were already making it known they were prepared to act a fool on Jan. 6. The leader of the group pleaded guilty to burning a Black Lives Matter banner during a violent demonstration in Washington D.C., last December. […]

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Florida Man Becomes First Person Sentenced on Felony Charges for Role in Capitol Riot

Photo: Jon Cherry (Getty Images) A Florida man became the first person sentenced on felony charges as a result of the Capitol riot on Monday. Advertisement The Associated Press reports Paul Allard Hodgkins, 38, pleaded guilty last month to a count of obstructing an official proceeding as part of an agreement with prosecutors in exchange […]

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Family of 5 Charged by DOJ for Their Alleged Participation in Capitol Riot

Photo: Brent Stirton (Getty Images) In what sounds like a bad TLC reality show just waiting to happen, a family of five from Texas has been charged for their alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Advertisement According to ABC News, Kristi Munn, Tom Munn, Dawn Munn, Josh Munn, and Kayli Munn were arrested […]

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Capitol Rioter Who Joined White Supremacist Gang While in Prison for Attempted Murder Sentenced to Time Served

Michael CurzioPhoto: Marion County Jail Have you ever sat around wondering, “What does a white man in America have to do to stay locked up?” Well, if you have, you can, unfortunately, cross “be convicted of attempted murder, join a white supremacist prison gang and then later take part in an attempt to overthrow the […]

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The Big Lie at the Big Box Store: Sears, Kmart Sold Shirts Proclaiming Insurrectionist Ashli Babbitt an ‘American Patriot’

In the six months since the insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, there have been countless lies told by the right wing about the events and intent of that day, but perhaps the biggest is that the shooting of Ashli Babbitt as she attempted to breach the Speaker’s Lobby […]

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House Votes for Panel to Investigate Jan. 6 Capitol Riot. Rep. McCarthy Threatens Any GOP Members Who Participate

US House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) walks away after gavelling in Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the US Capitol on January 3, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo: Tasos Katopodis (Getty Images) On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to establish a select committee to investigate the World War Wypipo rebellion […]

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Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar Appears to Defend Fundraising Event Co-Hosted With White Supremacist.

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Here’s a question: If Republicans aren’t racist then why do they keep appearing to be so buddy-buddy with white supremacists? I mean, KKK leaders are showing up at GOP campaign rallies; neo-Nazi’s are running for office as Republicans; David Duke and the “very fine people” at the “Unite the Right” […]

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Toyota Defends Being Top Donor to Republicans Who Voted Against Certifying 2020 Election Results

Photo: josefkubes (Shutterstock) Last year, 147 Republican lawmakers voted against certifying the election results that declared President Joe Biden our new commander-in-chief, while declaring y’all’s ex-President Donald Trump the commander-in-nothing-but-Twitter-bans-and-failed-blogs. Advertisement Now, you have to believe one of two things: Either lawmakers were stupid enough to believe that voting machines were rigged to abracadabra Trump […]

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Auntie Maxine to Her Haters: ‘Does the Truth Make You That Mad?’ She Wants Trump Investigated for Capitol Insurrection

Photo: J. Scott Applewhite (Getty Images) Auntie Maxine gets it. She always has. From the very beginning of Trump’s presidency she was clear that he posed a threat to democracy and as such, she had no plans of working with him. Ever. Well, after the little stunt Trump followers pulled—you know the one where they […]

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Fox News and the GOP Are Now Blaming the Capitol Riot on the FBI

Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Getty Images) I’m a simple man; I tend to believe what I see with my own eyes. It’s a crazy concept, I know, but it’s gotten me through the last 29 years just fine. Apparently, the lunatic fringe currently known as the Republican party doesn’t share that same tendency, as they have […]

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NC Rep. Madison Cawthorn Hires Friend as Lead Staffer, Who Makes $127,000, Despite Having No Work Experience

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference being held in the Hyatt Regency on February 26, 2021.Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Conservative up-and-comer North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn, which totally sounds like a porn name, has made quite the name for himself. Even before taking office, Cawthorn was caught up in several […]

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Fox News Blocks the Blue, Refuses to Air Ad Featuring Police Officers Condemning Capitol Riot

Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Getty Images) Fox News, the outlet that has perhaps been most instrumental in orchestrating the Back the Blue campaign, refused to air an ad that featured Capitol police officers criticizing the Republican politicians who have tried to downplay the events of Jan. 6. Advertisement According to Newsweek, the minute-long ad featured multiple […]

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