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  • Jan 6th Insurrectionists Still Think Trump Will Get them off because he Messed with their Minds
  • Belarus: Does American Have Different Standard for White Countries?
  • Republicans Are Stealing the Commons - While Democrats want to expand the commons, Republicans want to steal it & make it billionaire- or corporate-owned. It's really that simple.
  • Solutions for Police Accountability, Filibuster of the 1/6 Commission, National Voting Rights Legislation - Ben Jealous, President - People For the American Way (PFAW)
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Was Jan 6th Worse Than 9/11?
Thom plus logo Politicians, corporations and billionaires who funded Trumpism and continue to support GOP efforts at outright sedition should face serious consequences, including expulsion from office and prison.

Are Trump-humping Republicans doing more damage to American democracy than bin Laden did on 9/11?

A 250 GB leak of memos from within the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI show they were tracking "Popcorn Day."

This was, according to these documents, a plot by several of the many post-Klan white supremacist groups to rain hell down on America on January 19th — the day before Biden would have been inaugurated — if the GOP's attempted overthrow of the US Government had not succeeded on January 6th.

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
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Republicans Are Stealing the Commons
Thom plus logo While Democrats want to expand the commons, Republicans want to steal it & make it billionaire- or corporate-owned. It's really that simple.

Louis DeJoy is trying to do nothing less than steal the Post Office from the American people and privatize it for a profit to himself and his buddies.

Democrats want to expand the commons, while Republicans want to steal it. It's really that simple.

It's why Democrats want to expand infrastructure (part of the commons) and Republicans don't — the GOP want the commons of things like schools, rail lines, the Post Office and energy systems entirely billionaire- or corporate-owned.

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
Monday's Daily Stack Daily Stack
Hour One: Topic: Was Jan 6th Worse Than 9/11? Politicians, corporations and billionaires who funded Trumpism and continue to support GOP efforts at outright sedition should face serious consequences, including expulsion from office and prison.
Article: "Was Jan 6th Worse Than 9/11?" by Thom Hartmann.
Article: "Attacked US Capitol" by Mark Davis.
Article: "GOP Moves to Restrict Ballot Initiatives" by Taegan Goddard.
Article: "Rand Paul: 'I'm not getting vaccinated'" by Jordan Williams.
Article: "The Hidden History of American Oligarchy" by Thom Hartmann.
Article: "Bin Laden Family Evacuated" by CBS News.
Article: "Fact check: Republicans continue to push false narratives about January 6" by Holmes Lybrand and Tara Subramaniam.
Article: "Foreign Affairs; A Bush Green Light to Iraq?" by Leslie H. Gelb.
Article: "The 147 Republicans Who Voted to Overturn Election Results" by Karen Yourish, Larry Buchanan and Denise Lu.
Article: "Time for America to dump "homeland"..." by Thom Hartmann.
Article: "USCP Response to OIG Report #3" by United States Capitol Police.
Article: "9/11 Commission" by Wikipedia.
Jan 6th Insurrectionists Still Think Trump Will Get them off because he Messed with their Minds
Tweet: "One defense attorney handling some US Capitol Insurrection cases tells me there'll be a complication for plea agreement negotiations.... he says *some* defendants think Trump is going to swoop in and save them" by Scott MacFarlane.
Article: "Extraordinary rendition" by Wikipedia.

Hour Two: Belarus: Does American Have Different Standard for White Countries?
Article: "The EU is furious at Belarus 'hijacking' — but accountability may take time" by David M. Herszenhorn, Lili Bayer and Jacopo Barigazz.
Documentary: The Brainwashing Of My Dad by Jen Senko.
Republicans Are Stealing the Commons - While Democrats want to expand the commons, Republicans want to steal it & make it billionaire- or corporate-owned. It's really that simple.
Article: "Republicans Are Stealing the Commons" by Thom Hartmann.
Quote: "I don't want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub" by Grover Norquist.
Quote: "Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor" - PNAC.
Article: "Reconstruction Finance Corporation" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Jesse H. Jones" by Wikipedia.
Quote: "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve" - Isoroku Yamamoto.
Quote: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." - Voltaire.
Case: "Bush v. Gore".
Article: "National Weather Service" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Trump's pick for NOAA chief causes a storm" by Andrew Restuccia.
Article: "Hurricane Dorian–Alabama controversy" (sharpiegate) by Wikipedia.

Hour Three: Solutions for Police Accountability, Filibuster of the 1/6 Commission, National Voting Rights Legislation
- Ben Jealous, President - People For the American Way (PFAW) @BenJealous @PeopleFor
Article: "Accessory After The Fact" by LII.
Bill: "H.R.1 - For the People Act of 2021" by Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3].
Bill: "S.1 - For the People Act of 2021" by Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR].
Site: Proof (Seth Abramson).
Tweet: "A billionaire, a working man, and an immigrant are all in a room with 100 cookies on the table. The billionaire takes 99 of them and then whispers to the working man, "That guy's gonna steal your cookie."" by Jeff Pearlman.
Article: "McCarthyism" by Wikipedia.
Case: "Brown v. Board Of Education", 1954 (Segregation in public schools) (overturned Plessy v. Ferguson).
Article: "Torture Memos" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Guantanamo Bay detention camp" by Wikipedia.
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