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Outrage as Newt Gingrich says Capitol attack investigators could be jailed

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Just imagine what we could see if the law was applied equally.

I mean if a gimped up old man, unarmed and decrepit can be a "seditionist" then imagine what a crowd of radicalized white leftist youths burning down a police station while changing "death to America" would be considered by sane objective people?
Yeah some more of the Congress Assaulters would end up with proper sedition charges
 

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Yeah some more of the Congress Assaulters would end up with proper sedition charges
Wow.

I'm so sorry for you. Seriously.

Someone who proclaims to "take offense to the status quo" so adamantly protecting, worshipping and defending.....the status quo.

I'm just really sorry. I hope you can see it someday
 

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Wow.

I'm so sorry for you. Seriously.
Why would you be sorry? For seeing the world as it is and not through the lying lenses of the Trump Cult?
 

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Why would you be sorry? For seeing the world as it is and not through the lying lenses of the Trump Cult?
Because the lying lenses you see it through is literally no different.

And you just blind yourself to it.
 

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If any of those people violated search and siezure laws or any other statutes that protect the freedom and anonymity of the people involved in the investigation, then they should be prosecuted.

Why would liberals object?
Did Newt specify what they would be charged with? Has he suggested charges against Trump if the committee turns up evidence of crimes. Strangely one-sided. Then again, Newt had a lot to do with the rise of polarization and demonization in US politics, so no surprise.

 

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Imagine being such an abusive parent that you'd name your kid Newt.
 

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Oh...so nobody attacked Congress on 1/6? Well that must be my bad then.

lol

What is it that has you so blinded?

Riots and protests have always been a part of American history.

From the watts riots of 67. To the mlk riots of 68 to the riots of the 1970s.

The only thing different is that those riots, just like Jan 6 were people who felt they had grievances that the ruling class would not hear. The riots of Portland and blm were nothing like that.

The ruling class supports blm. The ruling class funded blm. People who agree with them control virtually every institution in America. These were not disenfranchised people seeking to force thier voices to be heard. Because nobody in power disagrees with them. The activists that organized those riots got invited to speak at democrat party events amd attend parties at the met gala.

Most of the leaders of the black panthers and the nation of Islam died in prison.

So how is it that a woman who claims to "take offense to the status quo" so vehemently supports the "status quo"?

Why don't you see what you're really supporting? What is it that has you so full of hate and prejudice that you literally violate your own mantras?
 

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What is it that has you so blinded?

Riots and protests have always been a part of American history.

From the watts riots of 67. To the mlk riots of 68 to the riots of the 1970s.

The only thing different is that those riots, just like Jan 6 were people who felt they had grievances that the ruling class would not hear. The riots of Portland and blm were nothing like that.

The ruling class supports blm. The ruling class funded blm. People who agree with them control virtually every institution in America. These were not disenfranchised people seeking to force thier voices to be heard. Because nobody in power disagrees with them. The activists that organized those riots got invited to speak at democrat party events amd attend parties at the met gala.

Most of the leaders of the black panthers and the nation of Islam died in prison.

So how is it that a woman who claims to "take offense to the status quo" so vehemently supports the "status quo"?

Why don't you see what you're really supporting? What is it that has you so full of hate and prejudice that you literally violate your own mantras?
....so did a violent mob actually attack Congress or not? Which reality do you subscribe to?
 

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....so did a violent mob actually attack Congress or not? Which reality do you subscribe to?

Lady, look.

Violent mobs rioted at both police stations amd federal courthouses all across America. And one also rioted at the capital on January 6th.

The only real difference is that several riots were on behalf of the status quo, and one was opposed.

So the real question is, that as a woman who proclaims herself to "take offense to the status quo", then exactly what reality do you really subscribe to?
 

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In some instances, an illegal search and seizure is a crime by law enforcement.

An illegal search/seizure is a crime in some instances? Interesting. :unsure::unsure:
 

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This isn't that dude..

This is no consequences for their actions. Everyone wants to ***** foot around these type of people.

Someday you all will understand these people are the children acting up in a store that the parents are trying to act like their friend and talk them down instead of taking them out to the car and telling them to shut the **** up
Yeah. The liberal response to this shit has been embarrassing from even the beginning to the point Biden is shocked McConnel pulled the same shit under Obama. These politicians will still wine and dine with eachother.
 

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The idea that law enforcement is biased against conservatives instead of liberals is... absurd.

This doesnt get emphasized enough.
 

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Lady, look.

Violent mobs rioted at both police stations amd federal courthouses all across America. And one also rioted at the capital on January 6th.

The only real difference is that several riots were on behalf of the status quo, and one was opposed.

So the real question is, that as a woman who proclaims herself to "take offense to the status quo", then exactly what reality do you really subscribe to?
Look,

Only one group actually attacked Congress. Do you know who did that? Can you admit who did that?
 

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Look,

Only one group actually attacked Congress. Do you know who did that? Can you admit who did that?
For some reason, some on the right (with a straight face) equate urban riots, often sparked by a police-citizen clash, things that have occurred since the 1960s, with a once in a lifetime violent attempt to negate a presidential election, started by the loser in that election.
 

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For some reason, some on the right (with a straight face) equate urban riots, often sparked by a police-citizen clash, things that have occurred since the 1960s, with a once in a lifetime violent attempt to negate a presidential election, started by the loser in that election.
It's because they don't want to admit that a crazy ass arm of their political party hates America.
 

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Are all Speakers Fools or is just an acquired part of their growth on the job education !
 

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Once again, Republicans tell us all what they intend to do. And we're not listening to them. How much longer can we afford to wave it off as just rhetoric? They've told you what they intend to do. They want to overturn elections. They want to arrest political opposition. It's not just their party leads, how many times have we seen someone on this very message board say Democrats should be jailed as a threat to the nation?

They're telling you what they are going to do. Start listening.
I would love to live in this fantasy world of yours, where the right is about to take power back and punish those who've been trying to destroy America.

It sounds really great. The only problem is that it's not going to happen.
 

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What is it that has you so blinded?

Riots and protests have always been a part of American history.

From the watts riots of 67. To the mlk riots of 68 to the riots of the 1970s.

The only thing different is that those riots, just like Jan 6 were people who felt they had grievances that the ruling class would not hear. The riots of Portland and blm were nothing like that.

The ruling class supports blm. The ruling class funded blm. People who agree with them control virtually every institution in America. These were not disenfranchised people seeking to force thier voices to be heard. Because nobody in power disagrees with them. The activists that organized those riots got invited to speak at democrat party events amd attend parties at the met gala.

Most of the leaders of the black panthers and the nation of Islam died in prison.

So how is it that a woman who claims to "take offense to the status quo" so vehemently supports the "status quo"?

Why don't you see what you're really supporting? What is it that has you so full of hate and prejudice that you literally violate your own mantras?

So what you're saying is that you support 1/6 and you hate America.
 

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From the OP's citation:

“You have, both with Attorney General [Merrick] Garland and this select committee on 6 January, people who have run amok … they’re running over people’s civil liberties.​
. . .​
Gingrich also said the committee was “basically a lynch mob”.​

What civil liberties might Gingrich be talking about? Perhaps this?

One can imagine how easily these searches could become politicized: Personal details on Capitol Hill staff, state legislators, or donors are dispersed to partisans and suddenly leaked at an opportune political moment by some agency conveniently immune to the Freedom of Information Act and subject to limited oversight. After the aggressive leaking, spinning, and shaming that bureaucrats engaged in during the Donald Trump years, we’ve seen what’s possible.​

Politicized indeed. It doesn't take hardly any imagination who might have ordered the Capitol Police to conduct these "enhanced security measures", a shared responsibility of The Senate sergeant-at-arms which reports to the Senate majority leader and The House sergeant-at-arms reports which reports to the Speaker. Politicized indeed.

Capitol Police inspector general's office has heard about it, so some members of the Capitol Police view that direction they've been give with legitimate suspicion and concern, apparently.

Several Capitol Police intelligence analysts have already raised concerns about the practice to the department’s inspector general, according to one of the people who spoke for this story.​

Yet another federal agency politicized and wielded as a political weapon against political enemies? Spying on Congress? Isn't this one of a number of typical Democrat fingerprints?

 

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Once again, Republicans tell us all what they intend to do. And we're not listening to them. How much longer can we afford to wave it off as just rhetoric? They've told you what they intend to do. They want to overturn elections. They want to arrest political opposition. It's not just their party leads, how many times have we seen someone on this very message board say Democrats should be jailed as a threat to the nation?

They're telling you what they are going to do. Start listening.
I hope to god they do put those behind the Russia hoax and the Jan 6 hoax in jail. I hope the GOP gets a deep majority in the house and senate and the voters put Trump back in the WH. Then all the whacked out shit the left wanted to do the GOP should do. First thing they should do is build the next biggest voter fraud organization that makes the voter fraud organization of the left look like pee-wee league stuff. Then they should go around and fire every last bureaucrat hired by the left and replace them with die-hard right wing extremists. Next should be to pack the supreme court with another 5 justices and immediately overturn Roe v Wade. Then they should eliminate the filibuster. Then, since the left just loves mandates, they should mandate that every republican voter own a gun and every communist voter wear bright red concentric circles on their clothing. Then down come Google and Facebook to be replaced with right wing platforms. MSNBC and CNN will both have the plug pulled. Any left-wing thought will be fact-checked and deemed misinformation and deleted. Of course, this is all fantasy because the GOP are serious politicians and would never stand for such BS, but that never stopped the dems. Let's hope the GOP are pissed and vow revenge, because it will be sweet for the right and a bitch for the left.
 

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For some reason, some on the right (with a straight face) equate urban riots, often sparked by a police-citizen clash, things that have occurred since the 1960s, with a once in a lifetime violent attempt to negate a presidential election, started by the loser in that election.


It doesn't equate with the 1960s at all.

The riots of the 1960s and 1970s were the result of desperate and marginalized people frusted by a system and political ruling class that would not listen to them.
The major institutions of the day never threw thier support behind the weather underground or the black panthers.


Today the violence on the left is supported, funded and organized by the political ruling class. Blm is not the nation of Islam, an assembly of black prison inmates. It is not the black panthers, a coalition of black youth. Blm is a creation of the universities, it is funded by corporate America, controlled by college educated left wing activists. Antifa at its core is middle class and up white liberals. Not disenfranchised minorities.

Blm takes in millions of dollars from corporate America with a large part of that money going to the political party , the dnc, that has been ruling these cities for decades.

No sir. The two do not equate whatsoever. Because one set of riots historically was against the status quo. And the modern is on behalf of the status quo.
 

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Look,

Only one group actually attacked Congress. Do you know who did that? Can you admit who did that?

Can you tell me just how many Congress people were assaulted? What was the value of damage done? Were fires started? Fire bombs thrown?

Do you understand the difference between what is the status quo and what is against?

You lady, most obviously do NOT take offense to the status quo. You support the status quo. You defend the status quo. You parrot the party line propaganda flawlessly ........ of the status quo.

Can you admit that?

Dropping the pretend rebel girl thing might help. You are that which you pretend to despise. Not me.
 

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So what you're saying is that you support 1/6 and you hate America.

I'm saying that there was fundamentally no difference between Jan 6 and the other political riots of last year except that one was in opposition to the status quo, and the rest were on its behalf.


That's why your propoganda networks differentiate between them to make you hate one , but support the others.

The irony is the lady who's offended by the status quo, actually supports it.
 

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I'm saying that there was fundamentally no difference between Jan 6 and the other political riots of last year except that one was in opposition to the status quo, and the rest were on its behalf.


That's why your propoganda networks differentiate between them to make you hate one , but support the others.

The irony is the lady who's offended by the status quo, actually supports it.
Wrong. The other riots shouldn't be allowed to continue and people appropriately punished. But only 1 directly attacked American Democracy. No other riot attempted to violently overturn the results of the election, just 1 riot did that.

You're just parroting the party propaganda line flawlessly. Sedition enablers aren't fighting for the Republic, that is certain.
 
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