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FACT FOCUS: Federal agents didn’t orchestrate Jan. 6

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You guys have punished those who were involved so much that no one will do that again. Unfortunately the 2020 Democrat rioters are still free…
Wow you lie so damn much.
 

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Nope, just saying AP has been known to slant its comments and reporting.
Every reporting service and media outlet "slants" its comments and reporting.

Those that rely on viewer clicks and/or advertising tend to do so in the direction which maximizes revenue and they do that by slanting towards that which "validates" the biases of their retail consumers.

Those that rely on professional purchasers tend to do so in the direction which maximizes revenue and they do that by slanting towards offending the fewest purchasers.
I'm pretty sure I never mentioned Epps in any context.
Not my problem.
 

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Well, there's no chance anyone was going swinging on that stage prop you claimed was intended for Mike pence

And nobody except the rioters or police was in any danger that day.

That damn sure wasn't a french revolution.

So much for the "deadliest insurrection in American history". Only drunkards on the blue sauce could buy that BS.
You don't need to bring your own gallows when there are lampposts and balconies,

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and those arrogant, stupid, pathetic, losers most certainly did have rope.
 

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Arguments that the 1/6 riot is somehow justified based on riots arising from BLM protests has surprisingly gained a substantial foothold.

Two wrongs apparently make a right. So presumably future murderers can now walk free because they weren't as bad as Jeffrey Dahmer.
 

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Every reporting service and media outlet "slants" its comments and reporting.

Those that rely on viewer clicks and/or advertising tend to do so in the direction which maximizes revenue and they do that by slanting towards that which "validates" the biases of their retail consumers.

Those that rely on professional purchasers tend to do so in the direction which maximizes revenue and they do that by slanting towards offending the fewest purchasers.

Not my problem.
Great non-reply.
 

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You watch. As this all unfolds and these rats start turning on each other, they'll find some that were turning on them within their ranks far earlier and they'll declare, "SEE!!!!! FBI AGENTS WERE IN THERE". That's how dishonest they play it.
The leadership of the Communists knew that there were FBI agents that had infiltrated them (and knew who almost all of them were).

The leadership of the Socialists knew that there were FBI agents that had infiltrated them (and knew who almost all of them were).

The leadership of the Labour Movement knew that there were FBI agents that had infiltrated them (and knew who almost all of them were).

The leadership of the Nazis knew that there were FBI agents that had infiltrated them (and knew who almost all of them were).

The leadership of the Anti-War groups knew that there were FBI agents that had infiltrated them (and knew who almost all of them were).

The leadership of the Environmentalist groups knew that there were FBI agents that had infiltrated them (and knew who almost all of them were).

The current leadership of the "Left Wackos" think that there might be FBI agents that have infiltrated them (and suspect who some of them are).

The current PUBLIC leadership of the "Right Wackos" believe that all of their membership is totally dedicated and that there isn't the slightest possibility of any FBI agents infiltrating them.

The current ACTUAL leadership of the "Right Wackos" doesn't trust anyone.

Things have certainly gone downhill since the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's.
 

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Then you weren't paying attention.




There were at least 10s of thousands of arrests at Floyd protests, that happened almost all that day, rather than having to track people down. And most were actually peacefully protesting, maybe just disobeying "go home" orders.
There is apparently a medical condition known as "Partsheimer's Syndrome" which, in layman's terms, is defined as "I can forget anything I damn well feel like forgetting.".
 

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what do you call 10,000 BLM protestor arrest?

A good start…
Obviously, since four of the five digits in that number are "0", that MUST mean that Zero people have been arrested (as you stated earlier) with respect to the BLM protests/riots - right?
 

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Yeah, and the Sun might explode tomorrow. I'm talking within the realm of possibility.
There is no question of "possibility" because an attempt WAS made.
"Toppling" the government was not in that realm last January.
Just because someone who doesn't know what they are doing tries to implement an ineptly devised plan that has no chance of success does not mean that they did not ATTEMPT to do whatever it is that they were trying to do. What it does mean is that the person attempting it is REALLY dumb.
 

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"Topple the government of the United States"? LOL!!! What have you been drinking? Please detail how in hell that could have played out. What was the scenario in which the guy with the horns ends up as our dictator? Can't wait for this one!
that is the real conspiracy theory here.
btw, the buffalo people are miffed.
they have sent him as their emmisary.

do not trifle with the buffalo people.
 

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Nope, just saying AP has been known to slant its comments and reporting. I'm pretty sure I never mentioned Epps in any context.
Actually No. The AP is considered among the least biased and highest factual reporting platforms in all of media (see that they sit at the top of the chart below) ..... My guess is that it is far, far more so than news you consume and outlets you are willing to read or listen to...

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/associated-press/

Forgive me if I find it incredibly hypocritical that posters on this board (not necessarily you, I am making a more general point here) that want to call out mainstream news sources as biased (see media in green box below), yet shamelessly post stuff sourced from sources in the bottom right of this chart and expect us to take their posts and their ideas seriously.


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So, if you have an issue with AP, show us. Some random poster stating "its been known" is meaningless as evidence now on the table says you can pretty much take an AP story to the bank.
 

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Arguments that the 1/6 riot is somehow justified based on riots arising from BLM protests has surprisingly gained a substantial foothold.

Two wrongs apparently make a right. So presumably future murderers can now walk free because they weren't as bad as Jeffrey Dahmer.

They’ve run out of material.

Trump is now directly linked to the plot to interfere with the certification and stop it.

The skinheads and white supremacists that led the attack squads that made a protest into a riot are being rounded up.

They aren’t going to jail to protect a man who said he would be “right there with you”, only to slink away in typical fashion.
 

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From the new DOJ, Seditious Conspiracy indictment of Stewarf Rhodes and ten others....
Picky, picky, picky.

The US hasn't had a successful prosecution of a seditious conspiracy charge sine 1954. When the US government tried it in 2010, the charges were dismissed. The basis of that dismissal was

Relying on Baldwin, the Court stated that for the Indictment to sufficiently charge seditious conspiracy, the purpose of the conspiracy must be “the exertion of force against those charged with the duty of executing the laws of the United States . . . .” Id. at 26. The court then held that the Indictment was insufficient because the “force was to be exerted, not against those whose duty it should be to execute the laws, and while attempting to do so, but its application was to be made against industrial and commercial activities by lawless acts during strikes for the purpose of accomplishing alleged socialistic ends . . . .”
[SOURCE]
In short, the Defendants hadn't actually done anything violent - yet.

That out isn't likely to be available to the 06JAN mob.
 

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This is basically the regime confirming the Feds entrapped the electoral justice protesters.

When the regime media claims one thing you can be certain the truth is the opposite
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Arguments that the 1/6 riot is somehow justified based on riots arising from BLM protests has surprisingly gained a substantial foothold.

Two wrongs apparently make a right. So presumably future murderers can now walk free because they weren't as bad as Jeffrey Dahmer.


Stupid comment.

Feel free to quote anyone here who has said anything remotely close to that.
 

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not to nit-pick here, but one person denying that they were a federal agent or in their service does not mean that it isn't possible that they were involved.
not that im saying that they did or did not. the fact here is that we don't know. all we know is that one man's answer to the question.
saying that that one answer proves absolutely zero involvement is absurd.
Thank you for a fine example of Mr. Trump's favourite

Now I'm not saying that it's true, but I have heard that some people are saying _[fill in the blank]_, and if I have have heard that some people are saying _[fill in the blank]_, then it is likely that some people are saying _[fill in the blank]_, then that means that it is likely that some people are saying _[fill in the blank]_ and that means that probably some people are saying _[fill in the blank]_, and if some people are saying _[fill in the blank]_, then, well, you know"
post.
 

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Oh yeah the most pathetic "insurrection" in human history.

Where did you get the notion that only a successful insurection meets the definition of insurrection?
 

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the real question about Epps, is that in the video of him before and during the event, he is clearly inciting others to commit illegal acts. why is he not behing held or charged? he should be held and charged for that and yet he was disappeared from the FBI list after having been on there.
the idea that he was a federal agent only came up as a possible explaination for why he is not of any interest to the committee.
there are some people who are actually being held that did far less than incite people to enter the capitol building in violation of the law.
Clearly there is ABSOLUTELY NO OTHER REASON why he has not been publicly charged then that he was an agent provocateur of the FBI - right?
 

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Actually No. The AP is considered among the least biased and highest factual reporting platforms in all of media (see that they sit at the top of the chart below) ..... My guess is that it is far, far more so than news you consume and outlets you are willing to read or listen to...

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/associated-press/

Forgive me if I find it incredibly hypocritical that posters on this board (not necessarily you, I am making a more general point here) that want to call out mainstream news sources as biased (see media in green box below), yet shamelessly post stuff sourced from sources in the bottom right of this chart and expect us to take their posts and their ideas seriously.


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So, if you have an issue with AP, show us. Some random poster stating "its been known" is meaningless as evidence now on the table says you can pretty much take an AP story to the bank.
What you have to remember is that that so-called "Media Bias" chart was prepared by the biased media and thus whatever it does show is the exact opposite of **T*H*E** **T*R*U*T*H**.

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Where did you get the notion that only a successful insurection meets the definition of insurrection?
Actually there is no such thing as a "successful insurrection".

When an insurrection succeeds, you have a "change in government to bring the will of the people back in control over the reactionary and oppressive forces which had been oppressing them previously".

As an example, I give you "The American Revolution" (which was actually supported by a minority of the total colonial population at the time [the largest portion of which comprised the "You guys, on both sides, bugger off and leave me alone." faction] and actually opposed by roughly the same percentage as actually supported it - {think 30% for - 40% don't care - 30% against}) - which would have been an insurrection had it failed, and there would have been the "Hanged Traitors" rather than the "Founding Fathers".
 

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Actually there is no such thing as a "successful insurrection".

When an insurrection succeeds, you have a "change in government to bring the will of the people back in control over the reactionary and oppressive forces which had been oppressing them previously".

As an example, I give you "The American Revolution" - which would have been an insurrection had it failed, and there would have been the "Hanged Traitors" rather than the "Founding Fathers".
Good point.
 

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Clearly there is ABSOLUTELY NO OTHER REASON why he has not been publicly charged then that he was an agent provocateur of the FBI - right?
what?
he is clearly seen on video inciting others to enter the capitol building. that was supposed to be enough of a crime to impeach a US president, why isn't it enough to hold and charge him with the others?

I don't believe I ever insinuated that he was a federal agent. just that that might be a possible explaination of his lack of interest from the investigation.
whether he was or wasn't, his actions on video are evidence enough of a crime, yet he walks free.
 
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