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Media are accusing Republican lawmaker Gohmert of insurrection for quoting Nancy Pelosi's words

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX)
Corporate media journalists and left-wing activists took to social media on Wednesday to spread claims that Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas is in favor of inciting insurrection.

"Here's a quote. 'I just don't even know why there aren't more uprisings all over the country, and maybe there will be,'" Gohmert said on the House floor during the impeachment debate.

While Gohmert specified that what he was saying was a quote, taken directly from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's previous statements encouraging uprisings, journalists and activists quickly twisted his words, publicly speculating and claiming he was calling for increased political violence around the nation.

"Louis Gohmert: 'I don't know why they aren't more uprisings all over the country,'" Blake News, a Politico editor tweeted.

"Louie Gohmert calls for more violent uprisings claims Nancy Pelosi is destroying the American experiment and quotes the History Channel in about two minutes," tweeted Sarah Reese Jones, a managing editor and columnist at PoliticusUSA.

Comment: Blue checkmark = certifiably detached from reality (in what seems to be the majority of cases).


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Trump calls on Americans, Big Tech to help ensure peaceful transition: 'No violence'

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US President Donald Trump
President Trump on Wednesday is calling for "all Americans" to help "ease tensions and calm tempers," saying he does "not" stand for violence "of any kind" -- and he's asking Big Tech to join the effort. Trump's statement came before House impeached the president a second time, days before Biden inauguration:
"In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind. That is not what I stand for and it is not what America stands for. I call on ALL Americans to help ease tensions and calm tempers. Thank You."
The White House press office later sent out the statement while attempting to post it to all of Trump's official social media accounts. A senior Trump adviser told Fox News:
"President Trump is asking all Americans to join with him in ensuring that there is an orderly and peaceful transition next week. President Trump is also asking that Big Tech companies join with him in this effort. This is a critical time in our nation's history and surely we can all come together to deliver this important message and not continue to play partisan politics."

Comment: Remarks from Jonathan Turley on Trump Impeachment #2:
George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley says 'the president would have standing to challenge' the impeachment trial potentially taking place after he is no longer in office 'and the court could rule on it.'
Additional from The Hill as others comment:
At least six Republican lawmakers have announced plans to vote in favor of Trump's impeachment, including House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (Wyo.), the third most powerful GOP member in the lower chamber.
"The President of the United States summoned this mob, assembled the mob, and lit the flame of this attack. Everything that followed was his doing. None of this would have happened without the President. There has never been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution.

"The president, however, has signaled he bore no responsibility for the violence, telling reporters Tuesday that his remarks before the attack were "totally appropriate."
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said Tuesday:
"I call on President Trump to address the nation and explicitly urge his supporters to remain peaceful and refrain from violence. If our nation experiences additional violence and destruction at the hands of his supporters ... and he does not directly and unambiguously speak out now when threats are known, he will bear responsibility."
The Left has been utterly silent regarding multiple uprisings around the country and the mayhem, destruction and loss of life that ensued. Their inactions speak louder than words.


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NYC to terminate contracts with Trump Organization after Capitol riot

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City Hall will yank the Trump Organization's multimillion-dollar contracts to operate four popular attractions in the Big Apple's public parks, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.

Hizzoner accused President Trump of inciting the mob that rioted on Capitol Hill in violation of provisions barring criminal behavior. Mayor de Blasio told reporters during a virtual morning press conference from City Hall:
"This president has committed an unlawful act, he has disgraced himself, he will no longer profit from his relationship with New York City. It's quite clear the president of the United States committed a criminal act. He directed an insurrection against the United States Capitol. Period. That's criminal, that's treasonous."
The Trump Organization operates four major attractions in city parks: Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in The Bronx, the Wollman Rink at the southern part of Central Park, the Lasker Rink at the northern end of Central Park and the famed Central Park Carousel.


Comment: Trump is being hit tooth and nail from all directions. The Left's propaganda machine must be damned proud of itself.


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US-Israeli intel reportedly closely coordinated 'massive air strikes' on Syria

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© AP/Senior Airman Matthew Bruch, USAF
Israeli warplanes carried out a series of intense air strikes near the Syrian towns of Deir ez-Zor, Mayadeen and Boukamal along the border with Iraq on Wednesday, amid heightened tension in the region, driven by fears of retaliation for the US killing of Iran's Revolutionary Guard commander Qassem Soleimani last year in Baghdad.

A US intelligence official has claimed that the United States and Israel coordinated the intense airstrikes that targeted eastern Syria early Wednesday. Syria's state news agency SANA said the strikes were carried out by Israeli warplanes with intelligence supplied by the United States.

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Ice Age Farmer Report: CHINA IS EATING OUR LUNCH! - We Are Losing the Food War!

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Other countries are protecting their food supplies. Argentina, Russia, and Ukraine have all stopped exporting to be able to feed their people. Yet the USA continues to export hand-over-fist to China -- based on the data from the USDA. How is this happening? Who is in control? Christian asks some hard questions tonight on this troubling Ice Age Farmer broadcast -- and the answers demand that we start growing food immediately.


(Video also here)

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Is the establishment planning a false flag on Inauguration Day?

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The question in the title is legitimate in light of the extraordinary and unusual letter signed by all members of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff condemning Trump supporters for insurrection and calling on the US military to remain ready for another attempt at sedition on inauguration day.

In the Joint Chiefs' own words: "The violent riot in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021 was a direct assault on the US Congress, the Capitol building, and our Constitutional process."

There was no riot, no assault on the Capitol, and no insurrection. As the videos show, there was no "storming of the Capitol." Police allowed rally attendees inside, and they walked in calmly in line. (See, for example: New Footage Shows Pro-Trump Demonstrators Being Let Into Capitol, Orderly Protesting Contested Electoral Certification)

Instead of insurrection, there was a defense of the Constitution by Americans protesting what they believe to be a stolen presidential election, the result of which is to consolidate power over the people in the hands of a corrupt Establishment.

The Joint Chiefs know this as do the presstitutes, Nancy Pelosi, and the members of Congress. So why are the Joint Chiefs warning of an insurrection?

One answer is to add to the blackening of Trump's reputation. The Joint Chiefs most certainly dislike Trump who intended to take away the "Russian enemy" on which the military/security complex's budget and power depends. Russiagate began immediately when Trump spoke of "normalizing relations with Russia." The entire Washington Establishment hates Trump, because Trump said he was going to take power away from them and give it back to the people. Go listen to his inaugural address.

Let's hope the Joint Chiefs' gratuitous letter is just payback and not preparation of the public for a false flag insurrection staged for the purpose of putting the latest domestic terrorism bill that criminalizes dissent on a fast tract.

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WHO warns 'second year of Covid-19 could be even tougher'

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Two women are photographed in Lisbon, Portugal before the PM announces a new lockdown due to the pandemic on January 13, 2021
Ongoing transmission dynamics show the world needs to brace for an even tougher year of fighting Covid-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, while the disease has turned into the "perfect storm" in Europe and the US.

"We are going into a second year of this, it could even be tougher given the transmission dynamics and some of the issues that we are seeing," WHO's Health Emergencies chief, Mike Ryan, said during a Q&A session broadcast online on Wednesday.

Following a drop in new cases reported over the holiday season, the numbers are "picking up" again - and the overall picture does not look particularly promising, the senior official admitted.

Comment: The last year certainly didn't live up to the coordinated fearmongering, and it would appear that more were killed because of the lockdowns than the coronavirus. However, with the en masse roll out of experimental vaccines, nearly a year of psychological torture and confinement, and the now mandatory mask wearing - the perfect breeding ground for bacteria - it's likely that masses of people are suffering deteriorating health, and so WHO's prophecy may finally come true, just not for the reasons they're claiming: COVID Mass Vaccination Experiment: Prepare For The Worst With This Health Protocol


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How Silicon Valley, in a show of monopolistic force, destroyed Parler

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Critics of Silicon Valley censorship for years heard the same refrain: tech platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter are private corporations and can host or ban whoever they want. If you don't like what they are doing, the solution is not to complain or to regulate them. Instead, go create your own social media platform that operates the way you think it should.

The founders of Parler heard that suggestion and tried. In August, 2018, they created a social media platform similar to Twitter but which promised far greater privacy protections, including a refusal to aggregate user data in order to monetize them to advertisers or algorithmically evaluate their interests in order to promote content or products to them. They also promised far greater free speech rights, rejecting the increasingly repressive content policing of Silicon Valley giants.

Over the last year, Parler encountered immense success. Millions of people who objected to increasing repression of speech on the largest platforms or who had themselves been banned signed up for the new social media company.

As Silicon Valley censorship radically escalated over the past several months — banning pre-election reporting by The New York Post about the Biden family, denouncing and deleting multiple posts from the U.S. President and then terminating his access altogether, mass-removal of right-wing accounts — so many people migrated to Parler that it was catapulted to the number one spot on the list of most-downloaded apps on the Apple Play Store, the sole and exclusive means which iPhone users have to download apps. "Overall, the app was the 10th most downloaded social media app in 2020 with 8.1 million new installs," reported TechCrunch.

Comment: See also:


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Democrats are using the recent Capitol riot to consolidate power

US Capitol police
© Stephanie Keith / Reuters
The Capitol Hill riot was an inexcusable, pathetic, and disgraceful display. Its consequences will extend well beyond the bloodshed and property damage inflicted by those who shamefully acceded to the left's view that force is legitimate means of persuasion — exhibited repeatedly via the left's normalization of political incitement and violence throughout President Trump's term in office.

The riot not only overshadowed the corruption that marked the 2020 election and undermined the MAGA movement's people and principles, but set up Americans of all political stripes for an onslaught on their rights and cherished freedoms. The riot was an accelerant for what was already likely planned under Democrat rule in Washington: crushing dissenters from its leftist orthodoxy as part of an effort to achieve total power by disenfranchising the opposition.

President Trump has personified this dissent, but the effort to delegitimize, de-platform, and ultimately destroy him and anyone around him is merely the opening scene of the "Godfather"-like settling of scores with all who threaten the ruling class's power and privilege. This effort will directly harm not just the thousands of peaceful patriots who had descended on Washington D.C., and their tens of millions of like-minded neighbors across the country, but all Americans.

The coming crackdown on dissenters in the political realm was pre-ordained in the wee hours of Jan. 6, when both Georgia Senate seats flipped to the Democrats. Now, should Senate Democrats successfully blow up the filibuster, they will work to pass an agenda in which any one item, let alone all, could put Democrats in a virtually unshakeable control of the federal government for years to come.

Comment: For an explanation of precisely how and why this is happening, check out these:


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FBI busts Florida firefighter for participating in Capitol Hill protest


Comment: The Feds really do seem determined to nail every one of the protesters who entered the Capitol on January 6th.


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Andrew Williams at the Capitol during the siege on Jan. 6, 2021
A Florida firefighter who was photographed inside the US Capitol during last week's deadly riot has been arrested by the FBI, officials said.

Sanford firefighter and paramedic Andrew Williams was arrested by federal authorities on charges of unlawful entry of a restricted building and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds for his role in the Jan. 6 siege, Fire Chief Crag Radzak confirmed Tuesday.

Williams — employed by the department since 2016 — has been placed on administrative leave without pay as the federal criminal investigation and a separate internal probe proceeds, Radzak said.

"We hold the men and women in this department to the highest standards," the chief said in a statement. "It saddens me that the actions of one individual have tarnished the hard work and dedication that the rest of the department puts forth on a daily basis."