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Bailey Jones

[thumbup] I doubt that there's time and Pence definitely lacks the will. But it would be a nice gesture to the nation.

Carlos Ponce

No, it would be insanity, Bailey.

Carlos Ponce

Margaret Battistelli Gardner, your Liberal bias is showing.[ohmy]

Carlos Ponce

"Trump was the inciter of the unprecedented-in-recent-history chaos in the Capitol."

Margaret, you have time. Here's the transcript. Find where Trump incited the roit. No one else can fuind it because it is simply not there.

https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/donald-trump-speech-save-america-rally-transcript-january-6

What does Trump call for?

"I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard. "

Jim Forsythe

Bailey, Trump can be impeached after he is out of office as long as they adopt articles before January 20, 2021 If the Senate votes yes on the question, Trump could never run for office again.

William Belknap, the war secretary to President Ulysses Grant, was impeached after he’d already resigned. The House of Representatives investigated Belknap for corruption, and found him to have regularly received illegal kickbacks. Articles of Impeachment were drafted, and on March 2, 1876, just minutes before the House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on them, Belknap tearfully resigned.

Congress could mirror the Belknap impeachment by adopting articles before January 20, 2021 and following up with trial thereafter.

: Former Attorney General Barr says President Trump's conduct as a violent mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol was a "betrayal of his office and supporters." In a statement, Barr said Thursday that "orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcusable."

Carlos Ponce

There are NO grounds for impeachment but they impeached him before with no criminal or high crimes before. Petty and vindictive to even consider.

Jim Forsythe

Rep. Katherine Clark, the assistant House speaker, predicted Friday that the full chamber could vote to again impeach President Donald Trump as early as the middle of next week for inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol in a deadly riot

Carlos Ponce

Another Liberal making unsubstantiated claims. Jim can you find WHERE in the transcript it shows Trump "inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol in a deadly riot"? Here's the transcript, AGAIN! 17 hours after I posted the link, NO ONE CAN FIND WHERE HE DID:

https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/donald-trump-speech-save-america-rally-transcript-january-6

Bailey Jones

Thanks, JIm, that's good to know.

Keith Gray

Trump could never run for office again.

Exactly what intrenched career politicians would desire. Like him or not, he exposed the corruption of our current leaders on both sides. Through my life, when I've witnessed people having their way of life threatened, this is the way they act.

Craig Mason

Although I finally got an answer from Weber’s staff, he is not attuned to his constituents. He does not represent me and many other voters who gave him the job he holds now. It’s funny Weber doesn’t question the validity of his own re-election.

Carlos Ponce

"Weber doesn’t question the validity of his own re-election." Randy is a Congressman fro TEXAS, not one of the states with election problems, Craig. With the exception of a few Blue counties there were no problems in Texas.

Craig Mason

How do you know there were no problems? That all could be the media hoodwinking you. We just don't know do we???

Carlos Ponce

Locally did Craig Mason hear of any problems, voting irregularities? If you did you or others would have posted it all over the GCDN forums, letters to the editor, etc. Harris county is Blue so they had "problems".

Craig Mason

No Harris County had no fraud issues at all. You are mistaken.

Carlos Ponce

I'm not mistaken, Craig Mason.

"Harris County Grand Jury Indicts Three Democrats for Election Fraud" Dec 11, 2020

https://ktrh.iheart.com/content/2020-12-11-harris-county-grand-jury-indicts-three-democrats-for-election-fraud/

"Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced that a Grand Jury indicted three people Friday in two different failed schemes intended to affect the outcomes in two Texas House of Representatives’ local districts during the 2020 election cycle. The impacted districts were HD 132 and HD 142."

Craig Mason

Failed schemes. Thank you for making my point for me. No fraud!!!

Carlos Ponce

What part of "Harris County Grand Jury Indicts Three Democrats for Election Fraud" don't you understand? Let me highlight it in case your vision is failing:

"Harris County Grand Jury Indicts Three Democrats for Election FRAUD"

And you still claim, "No fraud!!!" ??????

Craig Mason

It failed the system worked and the attempted perpetrators were indicted. Sounds like the election security protocols worked. So yeah no fraud was perpetrated.

Thomas Carpenter

Gee, Bunker Boy didn't mention a stolen election in his latest video and even claimed there would be a smooth transition. He threw his mob under the bus. I guess a failed coup attempt is like truth serum. Is that the miracle!

Carlos Ponce

I 'll take your word for it since I have a BS filter on my television that blocks BS spoken by Liberals like Bunker Boy Biden.

Charles Douglas

This article's tells you all you need to know about the American Media of today in America, it's values, and what part it is playing in the destruction of the America we use to know! Little by little it is helping the LEFT tear-down the Constitution and therefore the rights so many Americans of different generations stood-up, fought, bled, and died for. The Media accomplish their tasks by: [ censoring, doxing, selective coverage of events, inacurate fake news, or no coverage at all as it suits their purposes.]

They have picked a side, and that side is the Radical LEFT! It has not been long ago both were clamoring for the defunding, and in some cases the removal of the police of this nation. Now, they are shedding so much love on the Capitol Police it is unfathomable! When Seattle, Portland, Minneapolis, and Chicago was blanketed with wild, lawless rioting, looters, old women being beaten in the streets, people being shot, some killed, businesses burned down, WHERE WAS ARTICLES LIKE THIS ONE THEN?

Where were the condemnations from the RADICAL LEFT going after BLM & ANTIFA THEN? Where was the love for our Police Officers then? This is the one-sided convoluted justice in this country that has taken root here now & mealy-mouth conservatives have set back and said nothing! Back during those riots, looting, burnings and destruction of property, the Biden Campaign was bailing the suspects out of jail quicker than the area police were locking them up! Where was the outcry then? They and their Allies in the Media called It "Peaceful Protests!" It seems the only option is the Radical LEFT or keep you mouth closed! How long will it be before we have the same government Red China has? Well forget about that because it is not and option! There is always going to be resistance to tyranny and gross injustice sooner, or later but it will appear!

Jack Cross

Mr. Douglas, agree - The News loses all credibility when after months of rioting, Business burned to the ground, thousands of people put out of work, people killed, police shot, billions in property loss, Government building attacked several days in a row by mobs with agents inside, their lives at risk and the mayor ordering the police not to provide assistance. Twice sections of Portland being occupied by thugs, people and business within the zone living under threat their freedom taken away, again people died, 164 straight days of rioting.

Now here is the kicker, Every one of these people were not Trump supporters and the Galveston News sat silent as did the democrats. Where was the Call for Biden to do something. Your bias news acted like coward, Your readers know it and you know it if you open your bias eyes. The news would not even ask a question while you boy hid in the basement. You are opinion news. Your letter today left out the facts of this election, they are too lengthy and too many for space. But I'll mention just one. Please explain to your readers why the counting was shut down when trump was surging, pool watchers ran out of the room and then a video shows suit cases of ballots being pulled out from other desks and being counted. Please tell your readers that the state constitutions require legislators to make laws not Governors or judges that you quote in your hit peace. That alone blows your fact out of the water.

In Closing, Conservatives don't approve of taking over any building. The record of the Trump supporters protests have been peaceful and you know that. All the destruction and rioting has been by the people you support and you sat silent running AP trump fact checking for 3 years. When you insult half of your readers, you should make damn sure you get your facts right.

Bailey Jones

Jack, and Charles - there's a difference. And the difference is Trump. The violence we saw last summer - the type of violence we usually see in this country - was sparked by events, and was mostly spontaneously incited by opportunistic criminals and extremists. The Capitol insurrection was incited by your president. He called them to DC for a "wild" protest. He told them to march to the Capitol. He asked for a demonstration of strength. And he filled their heads with the idea that their nation had been stolen from them through a massive conspiracy of voter fraud (which I suspect that you both still believe despite the incontrovertible evidence to the contrary). If I believed the lies he's been telling, I would have been right there with them - there is no other recourse than violence in that situation. But it's all lies. It's the exact equivalent of yelling FIRE in a movie theater when there is no fire. If someone gets trampled to death as a result - the yeller is culpable. That's the issue here - the culpability of the most powerful man in the world in creating an army of millions who sincerely believe that the nation can only be saved by storming the Bastile and chopping off the heads of a criminal elite.

And it's all because of his lies.

Craig Mason

Bailey [thumbup]

Carlos Ponce

Jack Cross[thumbup]

Dan Freeman

A third troll to remove from the ever read again list.

Carlos Ponce

Remove Dan Freeman?

Carlos Ponce

Die Gedanken sind frei

Dan Freeman

One more troll with whom to stop interacting.

Carlos Ponce

Die Gedanken sind frei.

Robert Braeking

I would not be surprised if the insurgents were found out to be anarchist infiltrators. They were a small group. Were it the main body of the protesters, law enforcement could not have prevailed. As it was they were ill-prepared for the possibility. They had no contingency plan.

As for the Trump Presidency......you have 12 more days.

Bailey Jones

The perps are being identified. So far they are a motley crew of Qidiots, white nationalists, and gullible morons. I would not be surprised to discover a few infiltrators - that's the way of anarchists - but these insurrectionists were Trumpsters to the core.

Dan Freeman

Make that four

Carlos Ponce

Die Gedanken sind frei.

David Alquest

Mr. Ponce, You are the one pushing out inciteful language stirring up hate and violence. I have observed your rabbit comments for years. You pull anything you can out of the Bible or Internet to try to make sense of your illogical and dangerous verbiage. Your far right aggression is terrible indeed, and you have others on this forum supporting your nonsense. I realize there are a lot of awful people who live among us - and on this forum as well.

Suzanne Enriquez

So true.

Carlos Ponce

"You are the one pushing out inciteful language stirring up hate and violence. " No Iam not. Wait to see what the Lord has prepared.

Carlos Ponce

Die Gedanken sind frei.

Carlos Ponce

Transcript:

https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/donald-trump-speech-save-america-rally-transcript-january-6

Now find where Trump incited the riot or admit IT'S NOT THERE!

Lisa Windsor

It’s over, Mr. Ponce. I agree with the previous comment. I’ve read a lot of your posts. You know how to google. Bravo. Aside from that I can’t find where you actually have any substantive knowledge of anything you’ve talked about. I worked for the federal government for over 20 years. I worked in Washington for several years. I was in the gallery in 2011 when my friend was sworn in as a congresswoman. I was the course author for strategic leadership at The Army War College. Donald Trump is a fascist and always has been. He is the antithesis of leadership. You are so wrong it’s pathetic. Please, shut up. No one can post about politics without being the victim of your ridiculous blather. The Republicans are distancing themselves from Trump. You can stay on the fascist bus to nowhere or you can get a clue. I suspect you’re a diehard but at least give this poor newspaper a break and go somewhere else to rant.

Mike Zeller

Lisa [thumbup]

Charles Douglas

Mr. Ponce > [thumbup][thumbup][thumbup] You are right on target Mr. Ponce! Dont worry about the excoriating!!! You don't have holes in your hands, nor in your feet, nor is your side punctured! You probably don't have thorns around your head either! So it comes with the territory of being good at what you do! ( They want to shut you up like they wanted to do to Jesus ) Lots of us enjoy what you bring, and for a long time! Communism has not taken over here yet! Amen!!!

Carlos Ponce

Its not over, Lisa. Don't be surprised.

Jeff Patterson

Lisa, you have quickly come to the same conclusion that a number of us have. I think at this point, just ignoring the blatantly obvious misstatements and intentionally provocative comments on this forum is the best way to go. We've all tried in various ways to have a reasonable dialogue in response, and all we get in return are the same misstatements repeated over and over again (as if somehow volume and repetition will make them true....the plural of anecdote is not data) and then end up getting labeled, demeaned and insulted for our efforts when that doesn't work. Time to stop "playing the game" and no longer feed the beast(s). Everyone is entitled to their own view of reality; all we can do is stop indulging them. As a wise person once said, you don't have to participate in every argument you're invited to.

Suzanne Enriquez

Thank you for saying exactly what I have been thinking for years.

Charles Wiley

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Charles Douglas

Mr. Jack Cross came out smoking like he did so many years ago on this forum! I appreciated every point he made!

Mr. Jones there is no excuse, or logic for allowing someone to violate other's rights, burn their property, and to murder citizens of this nations for political purposes, then vehemently condemn someone else for doing the same thing! Making excuses for someone who looks like, or votes like you is utter hypocrisy I'M sorry, but even though I know our politics are different, it surprised me that you said what you said. China Joe is all over television complaining and inciting RACE into what happened in DC when he did not mumble a word during the summer when BLM & ANTIFA was tearing our nation apart, murdering people, and "Burning Diss [censored]..To The Ground" as the rioters, & mob were chanting at the time! Many victims of those events were minorities! The law-breakers even set up a City of their own and barred DEMOCRATIC politicians out of their boundaries! On the contrary, His & Kamala's Campaign was bailing those who got locked up ...OUT SO they could go back and burn-down more businesses, loot more buildings, and kill more citizens! Again I ask, WHERE WAS THE UPROAR, OUTCRY, and VITRIOL THEN ...from the LEFT & THE BIASED MEDIA? This is what kind of nation we live in now, and it is getting worse everyday! We are living in a Dishonest, Wicket Society! The Apostle Peter warned us to save ourselves from it! ( ACTS 2:40 ).

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Bailey Jones

Charles, I disagree with your characterization, but not your sentiment. As I recall you were rightly upset about the previous violence. You blamed ANTIFA - a loosely organized group of anarchists - for that violence, but you seem to give the president a pass for his rhetoric that is directly responsible for the DC violence. I'm not aware of any ANTIFA leader who has gone around the country holding huge rallies spreading lies about our government and our elections. I'm not aware that any ANTIFA leader has a Twitter account with millions of followers. I'm not aware of any ANTIFA leader that the average American even knows the name of. I'm not aware of any ANTIFA leader who called hundreds of thousands of loyal followers to the nation's capital and then sent them marching down the street to "convince" Congress to trash the constitution. Again I say - this isn't about the violence, it's about the President of the United States inciting insurrection by lying to the very people who trust him the most.

Charles Douglas

Mr. Jones > We disagree here about who is at blame. Weather it is somebody with a million Twitter followers or someone like me with no Twitter account at all. If somebody is killed, or his business burned to the ground, or weather his old mama got hit over the head and killed, it is Still About That! So I digress here ...because we are deadlocked![wink]

Carlos Ponce

Thank you Bailey for reciting the Liberal group think for us. Your indoctrination is very clear. Keep posting! You might be named Number One DONKEY!

Craig Mason

A capital police officer was hit over the head with a fire extinguisher and he is no longer living. His family mourns as do I. He was just trying to do his job and support his family. RIP sir.

Bailey Jones

Carlos, it's time to pay up. The terms of our wager were "if Trump manages to turn the election around and stay in office, I'll give $1000 to your favorite charity. If he doesn't, you do the same for mine." Trump has conceded. Please let us know when your $1000 check clears.

Galveston Island Humane Society

6814 Broadway St, Galveston, TX 77554

BTW, I made a donation to your charity last month just because I didn't think they should miss out. Not $1000 obviously - I'm not the loser here - but a nice donation nonetheless. I also bought one of those bricks for the Big Red Garden - an 8x8. Look for the inscription the next time you're at the Hitchcock ISD Administration Building. It says "To Carlos From Bailey Our Love Will Live Forever".

Carlos Ponce

Bailey, no one has taken the oath of office.It's not January 20.

Thanks for the brick.

Mike Zeller

Bailey I love it. I about fell out of my chair laughing when I read your inscription to Carlos. lol [beam] [beam] [beam] I've known Carlos for a long time, don't hold your breath waiting for him to write that check. He likes to mouth off and not pay up.

Bailey Jones

I fully expect that on January 20th it'll be "but Jesus hasn't come back yet."

Carlos Ponce

Bailey, Jesus lives in my heart. [innocent]

Carlos Ponce

Mike, have you bought your brick? Buy one with your football number on it and the years you played.

Carlos Ponce

The mad rush of Democrats to remove Trump now is based on one thing: Democrats are afraid he's going to declassify documents revealing the corruption of their party. It's Trump's legal right and Democrats are shaking in their boots and heels thinking of what will be revealed. Go for it, Mr. President!

Jim Forsythe

Baily, the day of recking is almost upon Trump.

On SEP 25TH, 2019: 30 Republican Senators said they would Vote To convict Trump, If Vote Was Secret.

Now that they have had enough of the Trump circus, more Republicans than that would vote to do so. In a short time we will see which Senator will vote against Trump. Many of those that will be voting has been harassed and demeaned by Trump. Now is their chance to get Trump out of DC for good.

Since it will be Charles Schumer in charge, by the time it reaches the Senate, Trump will have to answer the charges against him.

One example, the phone call about putting pressure on people to find him votes in Georgia. The list is long, and we will see how many things Trump will be charged with.

Jim Forsythe

Bailey, the day that articles of impeachment will be introduced, will be Monday.

Carlos Ponce

So much to do and Idiot Pelosi chooses to waste Congressional time.

Ted Gillis

Well Twitter just permanently removed Donald Trump’s account, so we can be glad for that.

Carlos Ponce

Twitter is not the only venue. I never use it. It is popular among Rssian and Chines bots, though.

Thomas Carpenter

That loud howl you just heard was Cadet Bonespurs learning he is permanently banned from Twitter. He'll leave the White House shortly because he no longer has an audience to dupe ... but please send the Orange Traitor some more money for further investigation of voter fraud. PT Barnum hit it on the nose.

Carlos Ponce

More name calling from Thomas Carpenter.

Thomas Carpenter

Where's the rest of the Trumpsters? Where's all the comments defending the Orange Traitor? The paper's been full of their BS for months ... and now crickets. Congressman Weber needs to resign because he has blood on his hands; five dead and scores of cops injured. Shameless lickspittle!

Carlos Ponce

I surmise the bullying tactics used by Liberal forum posters have driven Conservatives from posting. I was a teacher I recognize the best way to handle bullies is to stand up to them, not back away.

Charles Douglas

Mr. Carpenter, settle down. Everything gonna work out! Settle Down Marine. Now, for your information I am not Trumpeter! I never WAS! I am and I remain a TRUMPLICAN OR A TRUMPITE!!! .....and peep this, I am proud of it! If you want to talk about who got blood on their hands you better start looking at those who vote continuously to support the mass murder of the unborn through ABORTION and INFANTICIDE, over and over again! There is some blood on hands for you! Not only That, but blood that will cry out to God for recompense one day like Able's did when His brother Cain murdered him! ( Genesis 4:10 ). [wink]

Carlos Ponce

Charles Douglas - [thumbup].

I like to call people like us "Trump patriots".

Charles Douglas

Oh, and I don't like crickets! I never have!

Charles Douglas

Word on the streets is Trump Diesel is going to start his own communication company to give competition to the Radical LEFT buddies in the BIG TECH businesses who are destroying free speech rights in this nation! This is what a FIGHTER will do! This is Why I am TRUMP PATRIOT! [beam]

Jim Forsythe

Some are pushing for Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to use Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution to avoid seating any Republican House members who have publicly supported President Donald Trump’s attempt to steal the election from Democratic President-Elect Joe Biden.

That’s because Section 3 of the 14th Amendment literally says that anyone who has tried to rebel against the Constitution after having pledged to protect it can’t hold political office. This would include any GOP House members who signed onto an amicus brief supporting Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s bogus Supreme Court case seeking to toss hundreds of thousands of votes in four swing states, so that Trump can steal a democratically decided election.

Carlos Ponce

More fascism.

Charles Douglas

Well?

Thomas Carpenter

The GDN should immediately demand the resignation of the lunatic in the White House, and Weber should resign.

Carlos Ponce

More verses from the evil Left.

Charles Douglas

That lunatic in the Oval Office has done more for African-Americans and Latinos than other Presidents put together, and he did it in less than four years! Quite remarkable I'd say! Oh we had a so called "BLACK President" who served, but what did he do for minorities? I asked WHAT DID HE DOOOO? You don't know so I will tell you. The first thing he did was to go out and select an Old Washed-up RACIST KKK affiliated politician who hates African-Americans to the core, and selected him as a running-mate!

A man who formed and help passed laws sending minorities to prison unjustly in order to keep us away from his family! Leopards don't shed their spots! Joe China is now what he use to be! Did you see his BLM act on TV last night? Did you watch him putting down WHITE PEOPLE ...like he hates them? He is trying hard to perpetuate or pull a "snow job" on minorities now that Obama and Clyburn has helped him pull off this remarkable, dastardly ruse on the world! Clyburn is overfilled with stupidity, but Obama did what he did because China Joe owes him!

This is why Kamala is his running mate today! ( BACKROOM DEAL). I don't like what happened in DC no more than anybody else, because wrong is wrong but the wrong in DC was no worse than WRONG in Portland, Chicago, Seattle, and Minnesota where the LEFT remained silent, even on this forum! Any effort to say differently is gross hypocrisy of the highest order!

That lunatic got more minorities off food stamps and welfare then any other President and he helped more BLACK Universities than anyone including his immediate predecessor who talked a good game but like small black, barren clouds flying over a scorched, dry land, DID NOTHING!

Go ask the Historical Black Universities who help them procure adequate, annual funding, they will inform you! That Lunatic backed China up from bullying the WORLD on the high seas, and aggressively & overly stealing our intellectual property rights without suffering consequences and repercussions! He did away with screwball, "Robin hood" trade deals where people like OBAMA, Clinton, Bush, & Joe China orchestrated as the world's "SUGGA DADDIES" ..giving away jobs, factories, and resources, to others while Americans pay the price and suffered the consequences for their stupidity!

That lunatic brokered peace deals in the Middle East which others swore were impossible, and received not one but three Nobel Peace Prize Nominations! That Lunatic made NATO get off their collective [censored]s, and start paying their bills instead of allowing and expecting the American Taxpayer to pay for them, and our American Soldiers to DIE FOR THEM!

That lunatic came into office being lambasted, harassed, humiliated, vilified, and resisted from day one, yet he was able to do OUTSTANDING work by facilitating the best economy this country has ever had! Now after having people like STACY ABBRAMS, of Georgia going around illegally changing and conspiring to change voting laws only state legislatures were allowed to change by law, in order to steal the election, we are seeing this President serve his last days being harassed, lambasted, and disrespected on his way out. We are going to see what kind of "LUNATIC" we have now,....who hid out in a basement all year, without being asked hard policy questions, while the Media, Stacie Abrams, Obama, & Clyburn won the election for him![wink]

Paula Flinn

A repetition of Trump’s lies like, “did more for African Americans...got more minorities off food stamps ...best economy in the world...3 Nobel Peace nominations (for countries already at peace with no mention of the Palestinians)... better trade deals with China (hiking the tariffs so that we pay more for products) ...insulting NATO, especially our closest allies ...getting rid of ‘bad’ Iran deal...withdrawing from Paris Accord...calling Joe Biden ‘China Joe’ & referring to him ‘hiding in his basement’...” all of those lies and more, does not help. The point is, that you believed everything lying Trump said. While Obama got the country back on track after the devastating Iraq War, Trump destroyed some of the good Obama did for the country, and he took credit for the rest, starting with the economy.

Stacy Abrams is a hero for getting out the vote in Georgia, since that state is so very well-known for voter suppression in past elections. They counted the votes in Georgia 3 times, Charles, what did you expect to find that was different? There was no massive fraud.

In the end, it was Trump’s own words and deeds that “did him in.” His own supporters did what he wanted, and took matters into their own hands. Trump, Don Jr., and Giuliani are directly responsible for what happened 3 days ago at the Capitol, including the 5 deaths and all of the injuries. Hold them all accountable for their fiery speech. Words matter, tone of voice matters.

Carlos Ponce

It's not "the end" Paula. In time you will realize the good President Trump is doing and will do. Until then, I will pray for you.

Surprising the murder of the innocents by the policies of the Democrat Party do not offend you. I suggest you read the writings of the early apostles found in the Didache - an early Christian treatise written in Koine Greek, dated to the first century:

"And this is the second commandment of the teaching:you shall not kill; you shall not commit adultery; you shall not corrupt children, nor practice sexual deviation; you shall not steal; nor practice calling on spiritual guides; nor use sorcery; you shall not procure an abortion, nor practice infanticide; you shall not covet your neighbor's goods."

https://davidmathiraj.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/didache-01.pdf

The early Disciples and Apostles of Jesus knew abortion is wrong. Why do you adhere to a political party that condones it? Don't answer me, answer Jesus.

Charles Douglas

Sorry Ms. Flynn ...I can't accept what you are saying! You are to invested in socialists who are trying to destroy our Constitution and our way of life! [beam]

Jim Forsythe

Thomas, many responses are happening. With the attack on the Capital, many are mad and are going to try their best to hold those responsible, get what they have earned.

"No person shall be a Senator or Representative … who … as a member of Congress [has] given aid or comfort ...” to insurrectionists."

It seems that the 14th Amendment’s insurrection ‘comfort’ provisions apply to roughly 126 House members and a dozen Senators (such as Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley). At least one House member is on top of this.

Congresswoman Cori Bush----@RepCori ·Jan 6

I believe the Republican members of Congress who have incited this domestic terror attack through their attempts to overturn the election must face consequences. They have broken their sacred Oath of Office.

I will be introducing a resolution calling for their expulsion.

Carlos Ponce

Nonsense, Jim. Pure politics. Fascism.

Thomas Carpenter

No worries Mr. Douglas, I'm not a MAGA member. Like the rest of the 81,000,000 people who voted against Trump, I'm kicking back to watch the arrests unfold, the Republican AGs scramble to hide their complicity and the congressmen and women who tried to subvert our democracy pay the consequences ... to say nothing of enjoying the frantic actions (throwing everybody under the bus) of your orange lunatic. The coup failed, and now we get to watch repercussions. Have a great four years and a blessed day says Lord Kon Tiki Viracocha.

Carlos Ponce

More hatred from Thomas Carpenter.

Charles Douglas

Heyyyy, Mr. Carpenter...I can get you a MAGA hat! They look good don't they? Tell the truth, TRUMP look fly in that hat!!! Lolo

Jim Forsythe

Republican Derrick Evans, a newly elected member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, was charged with illegal entry, the D.C. U.S. Attorney's Office said during a press call with reporters.

The federal criminal complaint listed two charges: knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol Grounds.

In the wake of the violent attack on the Capitol, West Virginia House of Delegates Minority Leader Doug Skaff has called for Evans to not be seated as a member on Jan. 13.

In a letter to House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, Skaff alleged that Evans "committed several illegal acts, clearly memorialized through his own Facebook broadcast, in an attempt to disrupt this constitutionally mandated process."

Jim Forsythe

Evans wasn’t the only elected Republican on or near the Capitol grounds. Amanda Chase, a state senator and gubernatorial candidate from Virginia, posted photos and videos from the rally preceding the ransacking of the seat of the U.S. government. Also on hand was Doug Mastriano, a Pennsylvania state senator who helped charter a bus for attendees of the event.

Chase, a Virginia Republican with extensive ties to extremists, hyped the rally in advance.“Just arrived in DC and talking to organizer for tomorrow’s rally,” she captioned a Jan. 5 Facebook live video.

In the video, she sat alongside a motley assortment of far-right types. Among them was Stewart Rhodes, leader of the militia group the Oath Keepers. Shortly after Trump’s election loss in November, Rhodes went on Infowars to claim his militia was ready to storm D.C. in defense of Trump, and that the only way to avoid a “bloody fight” would be for Trump to declassify information about the “deep state” that would allow Trump to remain president.

Also in the video with Chase was Bianca Gracia, head of the PAC “Latinos for Trump.” Multiple members of that PAC’s leadership include leaders of the far-right paramilitary group the Proud Boys, including the Proud Boys’ chair, Enrique Tarrio.

In a now-deleted post, she stated that “these were not rioters and looters; these were Patriots who love their country.”

Thomas Carpenter

I believe there's a MAGA hat in the Smithsonian with a placard that reads "MAGA hat: dunce cap for fascists.

Charles Douglas

Well if you change your mind ....just let me know! Lolo.

Charles Douglas

Yes Sir, TRUMP is gonna start his own TWITTER! I intend to invest into THAT!

Carlos Ponce

Thomas Carpenter, there is no MAGA hat at the Smithsonian.

Jeff Patterson

Yep, they are all littering the floors of the Capitol Bldg..........

Carlos Ponce

Jeff, there were no MAGA hats on the floors of the Capitol Building. But I hear Big Guy Biden has a MCGA hat: Make China great again!

Jeff Patterson

You do realize MAGA hats are made in China...

Carlos Ponce

MAGA hats are made in the USA.

Jeff Patterson

So when I turn one over and look at the label and it says “Made in China”, that really means Made in USA. Ok, good to know...

Carlos Ponce

That would not be an authentic MAGA hat. Any shirt shop can place MAGA on a cap. If you saw it was made in China, it's a knockoff. The real ones are made in Carlson, California. Did you buy your wife a fake Gucci bag too?

Jeff Patterson

Somewhere Alanis Morissette is singing....

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