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Monday, December 05, 2022

Even though GOP leaders are so far staying away, the White House has strongly rebuked Trump's comments, calling them "anathema to the soul of our nation."

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Trump is the GOP and the GOP is TRUMP.

#1 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2022-12-05 01:43 PM | Reply

Just don't call them fascists, LOL. That would be uncivil.

#2 | Posted by chuffy at 2022-12-05 01:45 PM | Reply

You'd think the "cloth masks are tyranny" party would be upset about an actual tyrant.

Not so much, though.

#3 | Posted by anton at 2022-12-05 01:52 PM | Reply

Republicans agree. They hate democracy and the Constitution. This is why so many of them voted to block certification of the 2020 Presidential election.

#4 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2022-12-05 02:01 PM | Reply

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

-Presidential Oath of Office

"I, (name), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter."

-Oath of office for pretty much everyone else.

Notice that, for all of them, their oath is to support and defend the constitution. Against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

#5 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:04 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I think this is a bigger deal than most realize.

#6 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:04 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Donald Trump is a traitor to what this country had stood for for over 2 centuries. His only interest is power, the exact opposite of what our forefathers wanted when they wrote the constitution. All elected officials who refuse to stand up to Trump and defend the constitution of this country should not be allowed to take the oath and should be deemed accessories to his crimes.

#7 | Posted by rukiddin at 2022-12-05 02:16 PM | Reply

"All elected officials who refuse...."

all?

County sheriff? State rep? Register of deeds?

Remember Trump is a candidate for office.....he doesn't actually hold office.

Now, that's not a defense for the spineless and silent leaders in the GOP, who should condemn the suggestion as absurd and move on.

But they're opportunists (career politicians)

Oh, and your suggestion is as unconstitutional as Trump's comments.

#8 | Posted by eberly at 2022-12-05 02:20 PM | Reply

"Top Republicans stay Silent on Trump's call to Terminate the Constitution"

They are making a huge mistake. Spineless bastards.

#9 | Posted by BellRinger at 2022-12-05 02:23 PM | Reply

"They are making a huge mistake"

You'll vote for them anyway.

#10 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:25 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

"Now, that's not a defense for the spineless and silent leaders in the GOP, who should condemn the suggestion as absurd and move on."

Trump has routinely spouted off meaningless nonsense that has no constitutional grounding. Like ignoring the results of the Arizona governor's race election results and crowning Kari Lake as governor.

The thing is, Trump can't be that stupid.

I've said it before, but Trump is a New York Socialite reality TV star.

He still thinks he is on "The Apprentice."

#11 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:27 PM | Reply

Speaking of remembering who's in office

Remember when Trump was the embodiment of their "principles" and his policies were their policies

It was "refreshing" for them.

#12 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2022-12-05 02:27 PM | Reply

Notice that, for all of them, their oath is to support and defend the constitution. Against all enemies, foreign and domestic.
#5 | POSTED BY MADBOMBER

I think this is a bigger deal than most realize.
#6 | POSTED BY MADBOMBER

How so?
Over 100 Republicans in Congress voted not to certify the election.
Clearly their oath to uphold and defend the Constitution means nothing to them.

#13 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:27 PM | Reply

"They are making a huge mistake. Spineless bastards."

Waiting for Jim Matthis to come out and call them all a bunch of ------- -------.

#14 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:27 PM | Reply

"All elected officials who refuse...."
all?
County sheriff? State rep? Register of deeds?
#8 | POSTED BY EBERLY

What's wrong with all?
Why should low-level traitors get a pass?
???

#15 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"You'll vote for them anyway."

It's just a shame there is not a more reasonable alternative.

#16 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:29 PM | Reply

"Over 100 Republicans in Congress voted not to certify the election."

That was unconstitutional?

#17 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:30 PM | Reply

"The thing is, Trump can't be that stupid.
I've said it before, but Trump is a New York Socialite reality TV star.
He still thinks he is on "The Apprentice.""

So he's not stupid...
he just thinks he's still on The Apprentice.
And that's not stupid?

#18 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:30 PM | Reply

#15

If you don't take an oath to support/defend the constitution, you can't reasonably be expected to do so.

And if supporting unconstitutional positions was a crime, then the prisons would be littered with millions of political detainees. Many of them on the left. In fact until very recently, almost exclusively on the left.

#19 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:32 PM | Reply

"And if supporting unconstitutional positions was a crime, then the prisons would be littered with millions of political detainees."

Dare to dream, MadBomber.

#20 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:33 PM | Reply

"If you don't take an oath to support/defend the constitution, you can't reasonably be expected to do so."

But they did.
Every government worker takes the Oath of OFfice.

#21 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:34 PM | Reply

Of course they are silent.

They're afraid of him and more so of his unhinged lunatic followers that think nothing of trying to break into an FBI building with a nail gun or shoot up electrical substations.

#22 | Posted by Nixon at 2022-12-05 02:35 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Trumpers are sharpening their knives.
Looks like they plan on feeding on their own too.

Maybe JeffJ's wife will let him buy a gun now?

#23 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:39 PM | Reply

If you don't take an oath to support/defend the constitution, you can't reasonably be expected to do so.

And if supporting unconstitutional positions was a crime, then the prisons would be littered with millions of political detainees. Many of them on the left. In fact until very recently, almost exclusively on the left.

#19 | Posted by madbomber

How many on the left attempted a fascist coup to end democracy?

Until that happens you look ridiculous trying to pretend the problem is both sides.

#24 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2022-12-05 02:46 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

"But they did. Every government worker takes the Oath of Office."

Do schoolteachers?

How about garbage men?

The town Sherriff.

Maybe they do...I don't know.

#25 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:47 PM | Reply

@#11 ... I've said it before, but Trump is a New York Socialite reality TV star. ...

From what Ive see in the local NYC media, fmr Pres trump was not really liked by the NYC socialites.

#26 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-12-05 02:50 PM | Reply

"How many on the left attempted a fascist coup to end democracy? Until that happens you look ridiculous trying to pretend the problem is both sides."

Are you familiar with the Weather Underground? They were a far-left group that were basically the MAGAs of their day. In 1968, they initiated a campaign that they thought would lead to a socialist revolution and the overthrow of the US government. They failed because most people wanted no part of socialism.

Of course, that movement's leaders went on to be professors and such. Who knows, maybe the same will happen with Stuart Rhodes.

So yes, SS, it is a problem with both sides. It's a problem I very likely see manifested in you.

#27 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 02:52 PM | Reply

The only people who have ever liked Trump are other rich psychopaths.
And then it's not so much like, but think they can make use of.

Trump's ridiculously inflated ego made himself an easy target for Russian agents and Slovenian porn stars and led him to commit at 25 sexual assaults and cover them up with NDAs.

And that is what Republicans love about him. They all wish they could be like Trump.

#28 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:53 PM | Reply

"Are you familiar with the Weather Underground?"

^
Got anything since after The Beatles broke up?

#29 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:53 PM | Reply | Funny: 3

"Of course, that movement's leaders went on to be professors and such."

Doesn't sound like they swore the Oath of Office...

#30 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 02:54 PM | Reply

"From what Ive see in the local NYC media, fmr Pres trump was not really liked by the NYC socialites."

Having zero experience with socialite culture, I can't say what would make one likeable or not.

I'm a pretty hardcore outdoor guy. Whether you liked them or not, both Bush and Obama were both somewhat athletic. Bush was an avid runner. Obama like basketball.

Trump plays golf. And that's all he does. Golf is like bowling or pool (not swimming-that's respectable, but rather playing with balls). It's a game, not a sport. Athletic ability not required.

#31 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 03:01 PM | Reply

"Got anything since after The Beatles broke up?"

Portland?

I'm guessing the rioters flying the Russian flag while rioting did not (and would not) take an oath.

#32 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 03:02 PM | Reply

"Doesn't sound like they swore the Oath of Office..."

I mean, Professor (Bill) Ayers has stated that he did not regret setting bombs, wished he had done more, and would not discount the possibility that he would do it again.

#33 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 03:04 PM | Reply

@#31 ... Having zero experience with socialite culture, I can't say what would make one likeable or not. ...

I just based my comment on the reports of the "socialite" events that [private citizen] Trump was not invited to.

In the 1990's, he was a big personality in NYC, but the reports were that other wealthy people (including other real estate developers) shunned him.


#34 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-12-05 03:07 PM | Reply

Are you familiar with the Weather Underground? They were a far-left group that were basically the MAGAs of their day. In 1968, they initiated a campaign that they thought would lead to a socialist revolution and the overthrow of the US government. They failed because most people wanted no part of socialism.

Of course, that movement's leaders went on to be professors and such. Who knows, maybe the same will happen with Stuart Rhodes.

So yes, SS, it is a problem with both sides. It's a problem I very likely see manifested in you.

#27 | Posted by madbomber

Oh so your BOTH SIDES comparison requires you to compare a nationwide fascist uprising that took over nearly the entire republican party and resulted in a fascist coup attempt to end democracy, with a few far left college professors who had no political power and never attempted a fascist coup?

You realize how pathetic that makes you look right and how it only proves our point that it's your side that has gone insane in a way the opposition has not.

#35 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2022-12-05 03:13 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

#34

He seems very trashy.

Like the people who win the lottery and want to look like they are rich. Even when actual rich people look (or act) nothing like them.

The richest friend I ever had wore Carhartt and Wrangler more than anything. Although he was more of a John Dutton (literally) than a Donald Trump.

He did like Trump though.

#36 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 03:15 PM | Reply

"Oh so your BOTH SIDES comparison requires you to compare a nationwide fascist uprising that took over nearly the entire republican party and resulted in a fascist coup attempt to end democracy, with a few far left college professors who had no political power and never attempted a fascist coup?"

Heh.

You don't even know who the Weather Underground were, do you?

#37 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 03:16 PM | Reply

"You realize how pathetic that makes you look right and how it only proves our point that it's your side that has gone insane in a way the opposition has not."

No.

"Your" side is still ------- crazy.

But "your" side is mostly just you.

#38 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 03:18 PM | Reply

"Republicans stay Silent on Trump's call to Terminate the Constitution"

Republicans have been silently dismantling the constitution for decades.

Trump just oafishly announced it out loud.

This will have zero effects on voters.

#39 | Posted by ClownShack at 2022-12-05 03:19 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Republicans have been silently dismantling the constitution for decades."

Really?

How so?

#40 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 03:26 PM | Reply

You don't even know who the Weather Underground were, do you?

#37 | Posted by madbomber

I know what they weren't - a fascist uprising that took over the democrat party and resulted in a fascist coup attempt.

Your party is the only one dumb enough to do that. And youre going to spend the rest of your lives scouring the news and history books for something you can point to on the left that you can pretend is as bad as your literal fascist coup attempt.

#41 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2022-12-05 03:35 PM | Reply

"You realize how pathetic that makes you look right and how it only proves our point that it's your side that has gone insane in a way the opposition has not."

No.

"Your" side is still ------- crazy.

But "your" side is mostly just you.

#38 | Posted by madbomber

My side is the democracy side. YOur side thinks it's ------- crazy to let people choose their leaders if they're not choosing republicans.

#42 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2022-12-05 03:36 PM | Reply

" You don't even know who the Weather Underground were, do you?"

Well, I certainly do.

And you're comparing them to the J6 insurrectionists, both outside AND inside The Capitol as Trump's speech started?!?

Are you TRYING to look silly?

#43 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-05 03:40 PM | Reply

I mean, Professor (Bill) Ayers has stated that he did not regret setting bombs, wished he had done more, and would not discount the possibility that he would do it again.
#33 | POSTED BY MADBOMBER

You don't feel the same way about all the bombing you've done?

#44 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 03:43 PM | Reply

You don't even know who the Weather Underground were, do you?

When you have to go back to something that stopped existing circa 1977, you know your argument is just throwing poop against the wall to see what sticks. Whatever it takes to cover up your own traitorous fascism. Don't worry, we still see you.

#45 | Posted by chuffy at 2022-12-05 03:46 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Bill Ayers?
Wow. That takes whataboutism to a new level.
That's golf clap worthy.

#46 | Posted by anton at 2022-12-05 03:48 PM | Reply

"You don't even know who the Weather Underground were, do you?"

You weren't even born when The Weather Underground was a thing, were you?

#47 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 03:48 PM | Reply

Bill Ayers?

Saul Alinsky can't be far behind.

#48 | Posted by REDIAL at 2022-12-05 03:52 PM | Reply

I know what they weren't - a fascist uprising that took over the democrat party and resulted in a fascist coup attempt.

No. They were part of a socialist uprising to overthrow the US government in a socialist coup.

Kinda sounds like your sorta thing.

#49 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 03:53 PM | Reply

"No. They were part of a socialist uprising to overthrow the US government in a socialist coup."

Oh, so that's kinda like a Republican uprising to overthrow the US government in a Republican coup?

#50 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 03:55 PM | Reply

" They were part of a socialist uprising to overthrow the US government in a socialist coup."

And how many did they have IN the government on their side? For example, how many Socialists held congressional positions?

Half? 1/3? ANY? Or is this a comparison of apples and atom bombs?

#51 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-05 03:57 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"You don't feel the same way about all the bombing you've done?"

No.

But I probably would feel bad if I had been bombing my own country, as Bill Ayers was. Trying to overthrow the US government in an effort to install a Soviet puppet government.

At least I hope I would feel bad.

Jeez, I would hope that even you, as something of a supporter of that ---- would feel bad.

#52 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 04:04 PM | Reply

"Are you TRYING to look silly?"

If the 1/6 rioters and the Portland rioters ------ and had an ugly baby, that baby would be the weather underground.

#53 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 04:05 PM | Reply

"Wow. That takes whataboutism to a new level."

Your deflection is super adorable.

Boop!

#54 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 04:06 PM | Reply

"You don't feel the same way about all the bombing you've done?"
No.
But I probably would feel bad if I had been bombing my own country, as Bill Ayers was."

You think Confederate soldiers felt bad?

Why do you think there are so many monument to Confederate soldiers throughout the South?
They bombed their own country, and people think they're heroes.
Why can't it be like that?

#55 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 04:06 PM | Reply

"When you have to go back to something that stopped existing circa 1977, you know your argument is just throwing poop against the wall to see what sticks."

Do you think that Stuart Rhodes should go to prison? Or not?

#56 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 04:08 PM | Reply

"If the 1/6 rioters and the Portland rioters ------ and had an ugly baby, that baby would be the weather underground."

You could've just answered YES.

You weren't alive during the Weather Underground, were you?

Those of us who were, thought they had all the cumulative effect of a cap gun.

#57 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-05 04:12 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"They bombed their own country, and people think they're heroes."

No. They broke away, formed their own country, and then bombed those who fought against them. And lost

And if we're being honest brokers, why weren't more of them given professorships? Even after they lost?

I suppose that was a trend that still needed time to maturate. Which it did a little over a century later.

#58 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 04:12 PM | Reply

"You weren't alive during the Weather Underground, were you?"

Hell no. Gross.

"Those of us who were, thought they had all the cumulative effect of a cap gun."

So...pretty much like the 1/6ers

#59 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 04:13 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Thank you for making my point.

#60 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-05 04:13 PM | Reply

Elmer Stewart Rhodes III (born 1966) is an American disbarred lawyer and the founder of the Oath Keepers,[1] an American far-right anti-government militia.[2] In 2022, he was convicted of seditious conspiracy and evidence tampering with regard to the January 6, 2021, United States Capitol attack. en.wikipedia.org

^
Sounds like those are prison worthy offenses.

#61 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 04:13 PM | Reply

What about Snidely Whiplash?

www.deviantart.com

Granted, he's an old-school Canadian cartoon character. But he also blew stuff up and never did time. Surely, that lets Trump off the hook for his blatant disregard for American law and legal custom.

#62 | Posted by anton at 2022-12-05 04:15 PM | Reply

So...pretty much like the 1/6ers
#59 | POSTED BY MADBOMBER

The Weather Underground did not have the support of the majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.
The Jan 6 insurrection, on the other hand, had the support of over half the Republicans in the House.

Apparently having support is pretty much like not having support...

#63 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 04:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"So...pretty much like the 1/6ers"

Only if you pretend all the perpetrators were OUTSIDE the Capitol when Trump started his speech at the ellipse.

Are you going to be that intellectually dishonest?

#64 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-05 04:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"And if we're being honest brokers, why weren't more of them given professorships? Even after they lost?"

Because they couldn't read and half of them didn't have shoes.

#65 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-05 04:16 PM | Reply

Madbomber...you really going all the way back to The Weather Underground??
They ended in 1977.

Your talking points are fossilized.

#66 | Posted by Alexandrite at 2022-12-05 04:28 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I know what they weren't - a fascist uprising that took over the democrat party and resulted in a fascist coup attempt.

No. They were part of a socialist uprising to overthrow the US government in a socialist coup.

#49 | Posted by madbomber

So the republican fascist coup attempt that actually happened is no worse than an imaginary socialist coup that never happened?

#67 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2022-12-05 04:37 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

He wants to stop all the laws. What a woosy little cl0wn. Sucks when you run out of 5ths to plead

#68 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2022-12-05 05:00 PM | Reply

Guess there's really cheap booze in Berlin.

#69 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-12-05 05:14 PM | Reply

BREAKING: Trump doesn't want ENTIRE Constitution terminated.

...He's willing to keep the 5th Amendment.

#70 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-05 05:20 PM | Reply | Funny: 3 | Newsworthy 1

"Republicans have been silently dismantling the constitution for decades."

"How so?

Emoluments Clause, for one. Wall funding, for another.

Need eight more examples? Here they are:
www.cato.org

All these, and you didn't notice?!?

#71 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-05 05:25 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"No. They were part of a socialist uprising to overthrow the US government in a socialist coup."

I simply can't srabd posters who make statements like that when they know there is no trutg in them.

#72 | Posted by danni at 2022-12-05 08:34 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

@#70 ... BREAKING: Trump doesn't want ENTIRE Constitution terminated.

...He's willing to keep the 5th Amendment....

So, I'm not the only one who noticed that?

#73 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-12-05 08:48 PM | Reply

rofl!

So we find out where the Weather Underground has been hiding all these years.... under Mythy's bed.

Just waiting to be used as a Whataboutism by someone who has no actual argument, one s'poses.

#74 | Posted by Corky at 2022-12-05 08:51 PM | Reply

Typical capitalist, bourgeoisie attitudes that follow Trump.

#75 | Posted by wolfdog at 2022-12-05 08:57 PM | Reply

Da, comrade. Hail glorious leader Putin and glorious killing fields in Ukraine.

#76 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-12-05 09:13 PM | Reply

@#74 ... So we find out where the Weather Underground has been hiding all these years.... under Mythy's bed ...

Back in the late 60's, the Weather Underground was something that was reckoned with.

If my [fading] memory of those times is correct, the Weather Underground was a sect that broke off of SDS (Students For a Democratic Society).

It was the time of the Vietnam War. Lots of sit-in and occupation of educational facilities.

There were a lot of campus protests (understatement) and riots and destruction.

I was there. To what point, well, I'll not say for now. ;)

Ohio - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
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Lyrics

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...
Tin soldiers and Nixon coming
We're finally on our own
This summer I hear the drumming
Four dead in Ohio

Gotta get down to it
Soldiers are cutting us down
Should have been done long ago
What if you knew her
And found her dead on the ground
How can you run when you know?

Gotta get down to it
Soldiers are cutting us down
Should have been done long ago
What if you knew her
And found her dead on the ground
How can you run when you know?

Tin soldiers and Nixon coming
We're finally on our own
This summer I hear the drumming
Four dead in Ohio

...


Yet fmr Pres Nixon was on the Time cover for person of the Year.


#77 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-12-05 09:26 PM | Reply

" If my [fading] memory of those times is correct, the Weather Underground was a sect that broke off of SDS (Students For a Democratic Society)."

A pair of relatively impotent protest groups ... neither of which had 100+ members of Congress on their side.

#78 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-05 09:35 PM | Reply

@#78 ... neither of which had 100+ members of Congress on their side. ...

Good point.

Thx for reminding me of that aspect of their political import.

#79 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-12-05 09:42 PM | Reply

"Thx for reminding me of that aspect"

If you'll notice, every single 1/6 defender purposely omits the people already inside the Capitol. Every. Single. One.

#80 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-05 10:23 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

"Sounds like those are prison worthy offenses."

Do you think he should have just stuck to setting bombs at Army bases?

#81 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-06 01:16 AM | Reply

"So the republican fascist coup attempt that actually happened is no worse than an imaginary socialist coup that never happened?"

Isn't failed coup attempt just another way to say coup that never happened?

I think it's cute how you all have your panties in a wad over comparisons between the far right and the far left? You need to look up horseshoe theory.

#82 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-06 01:20 AM | Reply

"Back in the late 60's, the Weather Underground was something that was reckoned with."

During their period of activity, they are credited with having set 25 bombs, including the U.S. Capitol (no ----!), the Pentagon, the California Attorney General's office, and a New York City police station.

#83 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-06 01:23 AM | Reply

"A pair of relatively impotent protest groups ... neither of which had 100+ members of Congress on their side."

25 terrorist bombings is "impotence" for you?

#84 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-06 01:24 AM | Reply

"I simply can't srabd posters who make statements like that when they know there is no trutg in them."

"On January 29, 1975, an explosion rocked the headquarters of the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C.

No one was hurt, but the damage was extensive, impacting 20 offices on three separate floors. Hours later, another bomb was found at a military induction center in Oakland, California, and safely detonated.

A domestic terrorist group called the Weather Underground claimed responsibility for both bombs. Originally called the Weatherman or the Weathermen, a name taken from a line in a Bob Dylan song, the Weather Underground was a small, violent offshoot of Students for a Democratic Society, or SDS, a group created in the turbulent 60s to promote social change.

When SDS collapsed in 1969, the Weather Underground stepped forward, inspired by communist ideologies and embracing violence and crime as a way to protest the Vietnam War, racism, and other left-wing aims. "Our intention is to disrupt the empire ... to incapacitate it, to put pressure on the cracks," claimed the group's 1974 manifesto, Prairie Fire."

www.fbi.gov

#85 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-06 01:26 AM | Reply

" A domestic terrorist group called the Weather Underground claimed responsibility"

EXACTLY like J6!

Well, except for the size on J6. And the 100+ members of Congress who were simpatico. And the cadre of conspiratorial lawyers and local politicians. And the local electors, willing to commit perjury.

But other than that, it was EXACTLY the same.

#86 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-06 01:52 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Which potus told the weather underground to fight like hell?

#87 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2022-12-06 02:27 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

" 25 terrorist bombings is "impotence" for you?"

Their ideas went nowhere, and they never got a lick of public support. Philosophical and popular failures.

For example: How many Socialists were elected or installed into office?

#88 | Posted by Danforth at 2022-12-06 02:49 AM | Reply

"Attempted murder is just a murder that never happened. Meh. No biggie."

/MAGAt Logic

#89 | Posted by anton at 2022-12-06 05:03 AM | Reply

One hand over the other and "shame", "shame", "shame"!

#90 | Posted by wolfdog at 2022-12-06 12:48 PM | Reply

They can't see the danger of this for the same reason a thief in the act of robbery can never find a policeman.

#91 | Posted by Tor at 2022-12-06 12:58 PM | Reply

took the words out of my mouth OldWhiskey #1.

HRC catches loads of flack, most from the GOP,
and some from within the Democratic Party. But
she was right about one thing.

"They are a PARTY of deplorables" not just a
"deplorable individual".

They earned that moniker.

#92 | Posted by earthmuse at 2022-12-06 01:40 PM | Reply

"Well, except for the size on J6. And the 100+ members of Congress who were simpatico."

You think this is somehow worse than terrorists setting off bombs?

Let's do this. Which ones committed crimes?

#93 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-06 03:22 PM | Reply

"Their ideas went nowhere, and they never got a lick of public support. Philosophical and popular failures."

It didn't matter if their ideas were embraced by millions. The fact is that they adhered to a set of beliefs that would inevitably come into conflict with the US constitution, which would make them enemies of the state and subject to the full might of the US government.

So long as the United States existed, whatever form of government they thought they wanted would not exist. Exactly the same as 1/6ers.

#94 | Posted by madbomber at 2022-12-06 03:25 PM | Reply

Republicans' response --> "DUH!"

#95 | Posted by wolfdog at 2022-12-06 07:45 PM | Reply

"You think this is somehow worse than terrorists setting off bombs?"
#93 | POSTED BY MADBOMBER

^
Self Retorting Retort Of The Year has a new challenger!

#96 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-06 07:50 PM | Reply

They are making a huge mistake. Spineless bastards.

#9 | POSTED BY BELLRINGER

No, they're not.

People like you will vote for them anyway.

Hell, in a few months you won't even remember this and will likely deny it happened.

#97 | Posted by jpw at 2022-12-07 10:06 AM | Reply

It's just a shame there is not a more reasonable alternative.

#16 | POSTED BY MADBOMBER

I'm sorry, did I miss the other party staying quiet when their fascist leader suggested, explicitly, that the constitution be canned?

#98 | Posted by jpw at 2022-12-07 10:09 AM | Reply

"I mean, Professor (Bill) Ayers has stated that he did not regret setting bombs, wished he had done more, and would not discount the possibility that he would do it again."

History didm't start the day Ayers planted his first bomb. We had numerous black church bombings in the sixties, then we had Timothy McVeigh who blew up the federal office building in 1995. There are plenty of others who all identified as right wingers. Your attempt to paint the left as the worst domestic terrorists fails.

#99 | Posted by danni at 2022-12-07 10:42 AM | Reply

Which ones committed crimes?

#93 | POSTED BY MADBOMBER

Is your google broke?

It is still to be determined.

This much is already proved.

"Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin likely played a part in the scheme. The texts showed how Johnson's chief of staff attempted to coordinate the handoff of the slate of fake electors to former Vice President Mike Pence. Johnson initially denied any involvement, but then admitted he was on an email chain regarding the scheme."

www.azmirror.com

#100 | Posted by donnerboy at 2022-12-07 10:46 AM | Reply

If it acts like a duck, walks like a duck, and talks like a duck; it's treason.

#101 | Posted by wolfdog at 2022-12-07 12:51 PM | Reply

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