Tag: January 6th

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Isn’t it surreal that we have such a thing? Isn’t it disgusting that so many people, and especially our leaders,  couldn’t care less?  Below is a letter from a podcaster/journalist who walked through open doors on Jan 6th. I posted it in its entirety because one day this could be any of us. Preview Open

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Hanlon’s Razor, attributed to computer programmer Robert J. Hanlon, is “Never Attribute to Malice That Which Can Be Adequately Explained by Incompetence.” It correlates to Occam’s Razor: when faced with competing explanations for the same phenomenon, the simplest is likely the correct one. Both rules of thumb point to the simplest of explanations, with the […]

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While no one wants rioters running rampant in the Capitol, I submit that having a daily riot in the Capitol could be less dangerous than having a Democrat majority passing legislation.  Sure, you would need to pay for Capitol Police (and hopefully DCPD) overtime, cleanup costs, and AOC’s support Chihuahua / spirit animal, but that […]

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I heard a podcast last week where the guests asked whether January 6th was an intelligence failure or an intelligence operation. I think Devin Nunes said in February that the Capitol did not have the normal security one would expect about two weeks prior to Inauguration. Can any long-term DC residents comment about this?  We […]

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There is a never-ending contest for “favorite journalist” in the Johnston household, but Salena Zito is always a finalist. And she just rocketed into the pole position.

I’m delighted to be a “friend” of hers on Facebook. I rarely take issue with her reporting. She fills a niche long ignored by corporate media – focusing on real people and real communities that fall between the Hudson River (NY) and LAX. More specifically, lives and communities that border or encompass Greater Appalachia, from western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio to West Virginia and southern Virginia. She stays outside Washington’s beltway and she refuses to traverse interstate highways.

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.