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Saturday, May 01, 2021

An Oregon lawmaker who let violent far-right demonstrators into the state Capitol during a Dec. 21 special session was criminally charged on Friday with first-degree official misconduct and second-degree criminal trespass.

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Good.

#1 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-05-01 11:35 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 5

He deserves both charges.

That insanity might as well have been a preview of what was coming to DC.

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2021-05-01 03:39 PM | Reply

We need to see a lot more than just this. And they better start doing it soon. Crank up the pressure on these traitors and smoke 'em all out. Get them to turn on each other. Keep it coming.

#3 | Posted by chuffy at 2021-05-02 03:11 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

FTA:

"At least two men alleged to be part of that breach have since been arrested on related charges"

They'll squeal like stuck pigs and Mike Nearman (R) is another disgraced and deranged Republican subversive. They, some of whom were carrying guns, probably didn't even have to pay him.

#4 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-05-02 04:21 AM | Reply

When I do physical risk assessments, tailgating is always the easiest vector to exploit. Until cases like this occur where people are truly held responsible, it will never change. This is a great example and will most likely be used for years to come in security awareness training.

#5 | Posted by humtake at 2021-05-03 11:38 AM | Reply

HUMTAKE

That's nonsense. Both the Capitol Building and the White House have security cameras everywhere of which the members are already aware.

The trick will be, not to teach them, but to make them care ~ It appeared on camera that Mr. Nearman considered the risk of allowing gun-totin', wild-eyed crazy people into the building worth the reward he hoped to achieve. He just didn't care.

#6 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-05-04 06:11 AM | Reply

Before you correct me for referencing the Capitol Building (and the White House) I'm only pointing out that the GOP members in D.C. and those in Oregon are alike in their, and also Trump's warped mission, to destroy democracy everywhere in America at every opportunity - the difference here being only geography.

#7 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-05-04 06:34 AM | Reply

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