The first attempt at toppling a democracy is seldom the last.

In the news today: A Trump-appointed inspector general’s claims that the gassing of peaceful protesters had nothing to do with a planned Trump publicity stunt is at odds with known facts. Investigations into the Jan. 6 insurrection continue, despite Republican attempts at stonewalling. The Arizona “audit” gets challenged by real experts who say they can produce a more accurate count without ever leaving their homes.

Here’s some of what you may have missed:

Claims that Lafayette Square was not cleared for Trump don’t hold up to even a cursory examination

GOP stonewalling aside, Jan. 6 insurrection investigations continue to raise fresh evidence

Capitol Police officer warns that Jan. 6 ‘was the tip of the iceberg’ as Republicans dismiss threat

GOP delays first Indian-American federal personnel director due to common sense race theory

Actual election experts challenge incompetent Arizona ‘audit’ team: ‘Put up or shut up’

From the community:

…At The End He Had Tylenol For The Pain

Did you see the great annular solar eclipse of 2021 this morning?





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