The Insurrection Story Is Falling Apart

 

Thousands of hours of video from the Capitol on January 6 have not been released. This article from yesterday’s American Greatness may show why. The protestors negotiated the terms of their entry into the Capitol. It does not appear to have been violent. And in an insurrection, the armed revolutionaries would seize the media and the major government buildings. Nothing like that happened on January 6. Let the government release all the videos so that they can be studied in detail.

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  1. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    @BryanGStephens

    The government won’t release the tapes, I think, ever.

    They have something to hide. I’d love to hear someone, say a lawyer, come explain why they have not released them for legal reasons.

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  2. Vince Guerra Member
    Vince Guerra
    @VinceGuerra

    Get outta here with your “evidence,” you don’t have standing to challenge this.

    Still waiting for the apologies from everyone who said, “Impeach, remove from office…” and so on.

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  3. Headedwest Coolidge
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    Vince Guerra (View Comment):

    Get outta here with your “evidence,” you don’t have standing to challenge this.

    Still waiting for the apologies from everyone who said, “Impeach, remove from office…” and so on.

    It appears that wait will be a long one. You’d think that somebody with a shred of integrity would have had something to say about an unhinged screed like that (which looks less credible every week), but I guess not.

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  4. kedavis Member
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    @kedavis

    Headedwest (View Comment):

    Vince Guerra (View Comment):

    Get outta here with your “evidence,” you don’t have standing to challenge this.

    Still waiting for the apologies from everyone who said, “Impeach, remove from office…” and so on.

    It appears that wait will be a long one. You’d think that somebody with a shred of integrity would have had something to say about an unhinged screed like that (which looks less credible every week), but I guess not.

    ADD means never having to say you’re sorry.

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  5. Vance Richards Member
    Vance Richards
    @VanceRichards

    Yeah, but . . . I mean . . . It’s Trump so . . .

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  6. Fake John/Jane Galt Coolidge
    Fake John/Jane Galt
    @FakeJohnJaneGalt

    No truth will be allowed out.  The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.  

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  7. DonG (2+2=5. Say it!) Coolidge
    DonG (2+2=5. Say it!)
    @DonG

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    The government won’t release the tapes, I think, ever.

    They have something to hide. I’d love to hear someone, say a lawyer, come explain why they have not released them for legal reasons.

    Who of thought that the hidden UFO evidence would be made public before the security films of the people’s house Capitol?  

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  8. Stad Coolidge
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    @Stad

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    The government won’t release the tapes, I think, ever.

    They have something to hide. I’d love to hear someone, say a lawyer, come explain why they have not released them for legal reasons.

    Betcha if a news agency issues a FOIA request, the hard drives containing the video will have been “mysteriously” erased . . .

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  9. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    Yep.

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  10. Gary Robbins Reagan
    Gary Robbins
    @GaryRobbins

    This is why we need a 9/11 type of Commission to do a full and fair evaluation of the 1/6 Capitol Riot, which I stopped calling an insurrection after getting feedback from my fellow Ricochetti in March.  

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  11. Steven Seward Member
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    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

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  12. The Reticulator Member
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    There is no way a government commission is capable of anything but a whitewash and cover-up. Keep in mind, these are the same people who squeal like stuck pigs when state election audits start hovering overhead.

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  13. Fake John/Jane Galt Coolidge
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    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    I find it unlikely there will be a Republican administration again in our life times.  The Democrats are consolidating their power.  They thought they had it done in 2016 but Trump slipped by because he plays like a Democrat.  That mistake will not be allowed to happen again.  

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  14. Annefy Member
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    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    Won’t happen. The current narrative meets the needs of many on both sides of the aisle.

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  15. Annefy Member
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    @Annefy

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    This is why we need a 9/11 type of Commission to do a full and fair evaluation of the 1/6 Capitol Riot, which I stopped calling an insurrection after getting feedback from my fellow Ricochetti in March.

    I find your naivete charming at times.

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  16. Vince Guerra Member
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    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    I find it unlikely there will be a Republican administration again in our life times. The Democrats are consolidating their power. They thought they had it done in 2016 but Trump slipped by because he plays like a Democrat. That mistake will not be allowed to happen again.

    Not unless we fight like hell to expose them and their fraud anyway. We can still win this. If we don’t though, they might let another Bush Republican in to keep up appearances. 

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  17. kedavis Member
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    @kedavis

    Annefy (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    This is why we need a 9/11 type of Commission to do a full and fair evaluation of the 1/6 Capitol Riot, which I stopped calling an insurrection after getting feedback from my fellow Ricochetti in March.

    I find your naivete charming at times.

    Charming, maybe, like with a small child.  But not the least bit useful or helpful.

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  18. Bishop Wash Member
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    This is why we need a 9/11 type of Commission to do a full and fair evaluation of the 1/6 Capitol Riot, which I stopped calling an insurrection after getting feedback from my fellow Ricochetti in March.

    It will be a kangaroo court to punish Trump supporters.

    Surprisingly, haven’t Senator Warren and another Democrat congressman shown more concern about the treatment of protestors awaiting trial than any Republican politician?

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  19. Hoyacon Member
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    @Hoyacon

    If you have a spare moment, run a web search for “jan 6 videos release,” and feast your eyes on the unanimity of coverage in the story titles.  I use Duck Duck Go, but I’m guessing others are similar.

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  20. Steven Seward Member
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    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    I find it unlikely there will be a Republican administration again in our life times.

    I have been hearing this for at least 12 years now, with the advent of Barack Obama.  It is a liberal pipe dream.

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  21. Steven Seward Member
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    Annefy (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    Won’t happen. The current narrative meets the needs of many on both sides of the aisle.

    How does concealing the tapes of peaceful activities by protesters on January 6th help the Republican narrative?

    • #21
  22. Stina Member
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    Steven Seward (View Comment):
    How does concealing the tapes of peaceful activities by protesters on January 6th help the Republican narrative?

    Those evil Trump voters.

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  23. Annefy Member
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    @Annefy

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    Won’t happen. The current narrative meets the needs of many on both sides of the aisle.

    How does concealing the tapes of peaceful activities by protesters on January 6th help the Republican narrative?

    There are more than a few Republicans who were happy to see the back of DJT. If the current Jan 6 stays in place, it’s easier to keep DJT and his supporters sidelined. 

    • #23
  24. Stad Coolidge
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    @Stad

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    The tapes will be destroyed by then . . .

    • #24
  25. Patrick McClure Coolidge
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    Vince Guerra (View Comment):

    Get outta here with your “evidence,” you don’t have standing to challenge this.

    Still waiting for the apologies from everyone who said, “Impeach, remove from office…” and so on.

    Like @jongabrial? @editor? 

    Never happen.

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  26. kedavis Member
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    @kedavis

    Patrick McClure (View Comment):

    Vince Guerra (View Comment):

    Get outta here with your “evidence,” you don’t have standing to challenge this.

    Still waiting for the apologies from everyone who said, “Impeach, remove from office…” and so on.

    Like @ jongabrial? @ editor?

    Never happen.

    Actually it’s exjon plus the @.

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  27. Vince Guerra Member
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    @VinceGuerra

    Headedwest (View Comment):

    Vince Guerra (View Comment):

    Get outta here with your “evidence,” you don’t have standing to challenge this.

    Still waiting for the apologies from everyone who said, “Impeach, remove from office…” and so on.

    It appears that wait will be a long one. You’d think that somebody with a shred of integrity would have had something to say about an unhinged screed like that (which looks less credible every week), but I guess not.

    He won’t. All of the true journos have moved on to writing cultural puff pieces, Biden slams, and hard hitting articles like demanding vaccine makers retain their intellectual property.

    They’re also busy trying to downplay the Maricopa county audit and painting other false narratives to support the other things they were wrong about. That’s probably a full-time job.

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  28. Flicker Coolidge
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    @Flicker

    Vince Guerra (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    I find it unlikely there will be a Republican administration again in our life times. The Democrats are consolidating their power. They thought they had it done in 2016 but Trump slipped by because he plays like a Democrat. That mistake will not be allowed to happen again.

    Not unless we fight like hell to expose them and their fraud anyway. We can still win this. If we don’t though, they might let another Bush Republican in to keep up appearances.

    JEB!!!

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  29. Steven Seward Member
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    Annefy (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    Won’t happen. The current narrative meets the needs of many on both sides of the aisle.

    How does concealing the tapes of peaceful activities by protesters on January 6th help the Republican narrative?

    There are more than a few Republicans who were happy to see the back of DJT. If the current Jan 6 stays in place, it’s easier to keep DJT and his supporters sidelined.

    Yes, but I think they are in the minority, and some may be voted out soon., like Romney, Cheney, Gonzales, Rice, Newhouse, etc…

    • #29
  30. kedavis Member
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    @kedavis

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):

    Steven Seward (View Comment):

    Fake John/Jane Galt (View Comment):

    No truth will be allowed out. The narratives have been set and those narratives have more power than any truth or reality.

    We have to wait until 2024 for the tapes to be released under the new Republican administration.

    Won’t happen. The current narrative meets the needs of many on both sides of the aisle.

    How does concealing the tapes of peaceful activities by protesters on January 6th help the Republican narrative?

    There are more than a few Republicans who were happy to see the back of DJT. If the current Jan 6 stays in place, it’s easier to keep DJT and his supporters sidelined.

    Yes, but I think they are in the minority, and some may be voted out soon., like Romney, Cheney, Gonzales, Rice, Newhouse, etc…

    I certainly hope so!

    • #30