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So January 6 was a riot. An insurrection, even. Maybe treason? Perhaps even a coup attempt? Right. Definitely. But, the fools who attempted to replace the USA government with, um, a guy in a moose hat and no gun or something – anyway – those fools had no idea that there were surveillance cameras in the Capitol building. I mean, how could they possibly have suspected such a thing? Ha! We’ve got’em now! Ha ha!
“The Justice Department” has over 14,000 hours of video camera footage from countless cameras all over the Capitol Building on Jan 6. But believe it or not, there are some who still doubt that this was a coup, or an insurrection, or anything other than a protest of people wandering around taking selfies. But “The Justice Department” can disprove that! In only 14,o00 hours! Even less, if they put a sort of “greatest hits” videos on their website, accompanied by the full 14,000 hours for those who want to go through the whole sordid affair on their own. But regardless, that way, there would be no arguing. Nothing to argue about.
But you know what’s weird? “The Justice Department” itself has filed one injunction after another to prevent these videos from being released. Even though these very videos would prove their point, beyond the shadow of a doubt! Why is “The Justice Department” withholding the release of evidence that would support their case? Because they’re so confident! Or something! I think. Right? Um – right – um – ok, this is terrifying. Why on earth would “The Justice Department” withhold these videos? It’s been a year now. Why can’t the American people see what happened? Let’s stop arguing – just let us see what happened. You have the video. Let us see it, too. Then, no more arguing. Simple.
Until “The Justice Department” releases these videos, then I think that I know all that I need to know about January 6. If my government doesn’t want me to see these videos, then I don’t need to actually see these videos to understand what’s going on. Their efforts to hide them from me show me everything that I need to see.
Prove me wrong, “Justice Department”.
Really – please. Please prove me wrong. I want to be wrong. I really do. This is the stuff of totalitarian regimes, right? This is not how the American government does things, right? Right? Prove me wrong. Please. Please prove me wrong.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn is grimly nodding his head right now. He tried to warn us. He really did. We didn’t listen.
What’s about to happen is not his fault.
For anyone who’s interested, you might take note that the pictures in this post up to this point are in chronological order. Backward. Because we’re going backward. Just in case anyone missed it. I’m trying to be obvious, here. It’s too late to be subtle, right?
Alexander tried, too. Perhaps his message was too subtle.
Perhaps my message is too subtle as well.
The message of “The Justice Department” is not subtle. There is no way that anyone could miss what they’re telling us, here. They’re being very open about their intentions. Who could possibly mistake that for anything other than an open threat? It’s not even a threat at this point. They’re just being honest. We should be appreciative, I suppose. They’re finally being honest about their intentions.
Most of us won’t listen to them, for various reasons. But at least they’re being honest now. We should be appreciative, I suppose.
You know things are bad when the simple act of acknowledging the obvious is an act of moral courage. At that point, you’re way down the rabbit hole.
But perhaps the lies of our government would have less impact if we declined to participate in them. Perhaps. Could be, I guess. I don’t know the answer to that question. And I suspect that I’d be happier if I never discovered the true answer to that question. Maybe I should give this some more thought. Or, maybe not.
I wonder who will win the Alabama – Georgia game?
America is a great country. I’m sure we’ll be fine.
Golly, Woodford Reserve is really good bourbon. One more glass won’t hurt anything…
“The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the world.”