Prospective jurors in Oath Keepers trial compare Jan. 6 Capitol attack to 9/11
Too many people are emotionally traumatized
Prospective jurors in Oath Keepers trial compare Jan. 6 Capitol attack to 9/11
Too many people are drama queens. There, I fixed that for you.
Sooo… You already have a tainted jury pool!
A little tongue in cheek from New Zealand
Just came up as a blank page.
9/11 Was Bad, But It Wasn’t QAnoners Wandering Around The Capitol For A Few Hours Bad
By: Caitlin Johnstone
Published: Sun 12 Sep 2021 04:35 PM
Okay, okay, let’s all cool our jets here for a minute. I know we’re all worked up about the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and that’s all well and good. But let’s not let our emotions cloud our vision and let today’s commemorations cause us to forget the real horror we must all remain focused on: the Capitol riot this past January.
It is true that losing nearly 3,000 American lives to weaponized passenger jets was pretty bad, but I think we can all agree that this pales in comparison to the earth-shattering terror we all experienced when watching footage of wingnuts wander aimlessly around the Capitol Building for a few hours.
Serious experts agree.
In a July appearance on MSNBC’s ReidOut with Joy Reid, former Bush strategist Matthew Dowd said he felt the Capitol riot was “much worse” than 9/11 and that this is the “most perilous point in time” since the beginning of the American Civil War.
“To me, though there was less loss of life on January 6, January 6 was worse than 9/11, because it’s continued to rip our country apart and get permission for people to pursue autocratic means, and so I think we’re in a much worse place than we’ve been,” Dowd said. “I think we’re in the most perilous point in time since 1861 in the advent of the Civil War.”
“I do too,” Reid replied.
Not to be outdone, Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt cited Dowd’s claim but added that not only was January 6 worse than 9/11, but it was actually going to kill more Americans somehow, even counting all those killed in the US wars which ensued from the 9/11 attacks.
“He couldn’t be more right,” Schmidt said at a town hall for the Lincoln Project. “The 1/6 attack for the future of the country was a profoundly more dangerous event than the 9/11 attacks. And in the end, the 1/6 attacks are likely to kill a lot more Americans than were killed in the 9/11 attacks, which will include the casualties of the wars that lasted 20 years following.”
Popular #Resistance pundit Majid Padellan tweeted back in February, “I am traumatized all over again while watching this video recap. Don’t try to tell me January 6th was NOT worse than 9/11.”
“I would like to see January 6th burned into the American mind as firmly as 9/11 because it was that scale of a shock to the system,” said Washington Post columnist George Will on ABC’s “This Week” roundtable back in May.
Huffington Post’s senior White House correspondent S.V. Dáte asserted on Twitter that this year’s Capitol riot was worse than the September 11 attacks because “The 9/11 terrorists and Osama bin Laden never threatened the heart of the American experiment. The 1/6 terrorists and Donald Trump absolutely did exactly that. Trump continues that effort today.”
Dáte added that the events of 1/6 were “1000 percent worse” than if 9/11 hijackers had succeeded in crashing a Boeing 757 into the Capitol Building twenty years ago.
1000 percent worse. https://twitter.com/damintoell/status/1397012791027015685
— S.V. Dáte (@svdate) May 25, 2021
So that settles it, then: QAnoners meandering around a government building is far, far worse than thousands of people being killed in fiery explosions.
It’s a good thing we’ve got such sane, level-headed people on such prominent platforms instructing us on how to think about important events, because otherwise this perspective might never have even occurred to us. Especially since the FBI found no evidence that Trump and his allies were involved in coordinating the 1/6 riot and very little evidence of any centralized planning of any kind, and since we now know that the only person claimed to have been killed by the rioters actually died of natural causes, and since many other claims about the Capitol riot have been soundly debunked.
So now that we’ve cleared that up, let’s not let 9/11 stop us from screaming about 1/6 for all eternity, as loud as our lungs will allow. It’s important we remain rational here.
My work is entirely reader-supported, so if you enjoyed this piece please consider sharing it around, following me on Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud or YouTube, or throwing some money into my tip jar on Ko-fi, Patreon or Paypal. If you want to read more you can buy my books. The best way to make sure you see the stuff I publish is to subscribe to the mailing list for at my website or on Substack, which will get you an email notification for everything I publish. Everyone, racist platforms excluded, has my permission to republish, use or translate any part of this work (or anything else I’ve written) in any way they like free of charge. For more info on who I am, where I stand, and what I’m trying to do with this platform, click here.
Christ on a crutch. 1/6 worse than 9/11.
There was no " attack" on the capital on Jan. 6 th. What did they call it when there was people standing outside of polling places with clubs threatening people if they didnt vote for a certain contestent when Odrama was elected?
which is what they want.
And want to bet they don’t allow the trial to be moved to any place where there’s even a remote chance an unbiased jury can be empaneled.
I am sure you are right.
Don’t worry…it was actually “ANTIFA” or whatever BS FOX News tells you. A bunch of MAGA sheep tunes into the FOX fear network to absorb and regurgitate the nonsense-daily. The irony is in plain view.
Admit it. Donald Trump embarrassed you all and will continue to do so.
You actually think Donald is close to Christ? Hilarious
We can confirm that @WinessMe9mm is suffering from a serious case of TDS.(Trump Derangement Syndrome)
Not as deranged as his followers
I wouldn’t know. I follow policies. One’s that align with my beliefs.
I am a Constitutional Absolutist Libertarian. I believe that the Constitution is the founding document of our Nation and any policies for the Nation are only valid in so much as they are in agreement with the Constitution. But I understand that is a scary thing for you.
I believe that the care of our veterans should be a priority. I believe that “Shall Not Be Infringed”, means exactly what
It says. SHALL. NOT. BE. INFRINGED .
All of that aside, cupcake. You need to work on your reading comprehension. Christ on a Crutch is a saying that is used as a descriptive exclamatory used to describe astonishment at the intellectual dishonesty of such a comparison of 1-6-21 being the worst thing to have ever happened to the United States of America .
Not a description of how close someone is.
I, understand that Donald Trump scares you loony tunes of the Democratic Left. I, however, able to look at Trump’s policies and I am able to differentiate between Donald Trump the man, and Donald Trump’s Presidential policies.
Do try to keep up.
Kind of like some of the dems are of the asshat in place now?!? Move onto Facebook!
I said nothing about the constitution. I respect the constitution. The last guy you voted for however, does not. Not keen on following that policy now are you?
At least you can admit it now bud. That’s the first step after denial my guy.
Was it also Christ who said it’s cool to screw a porn star while your wife is pregnant just to have your lawyer pay her hush money later too?
I missed that part in the commandments, cupcake.
Ironic to me that I use MY 1st amendment right to criticize a politician (god forbid) and some guy immediately tells me to get off and go to Facebook while everyone else assumes Im a democrat.
Naive boomers. More independents in this country than all you DJT love struck cultists.