We are bluesmen and women and we are never, ever surprised by evil, we are never ever paralyzed by despair.
Liz Theoharis: The Nation Must Have the Moral Courage To Carry on the Work of Martin Luther King Jr.
Many have claimed that those rioters (and the president’s infamous “base” more generally) were all, in essence, poor, working-class white people. In reality, however, among those who have led such racist attacks are business leaders, executives, and multimillionaires.
Making up facts and assaulting truth are hallmarks of the Trump cult.
What happened in the 1850s and what happened in the present are very similar in a number of ways, though the symbol of the insurrectionist Confederate army never flew in that nation’s capitol—not once—until January 6, 2021.
The citizens had become victims of a corrupt elite, The Man said, and that is why they could not succeed in society. The Man explained that the corrupt were parasites who sucked the life out of a strong people.
The violent storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump extremists underlines the face of crises to come.
Here Are the Names of Every Republican Who Voted to Overturn Election Results.
It seems things here in the apocalypse can always get weirder.
For the Proud Boys to say that they reject racism and venerate housewives did little more than provide them with a veneer of social acceptability, even as they planned armed counter-rallies in progressive cities like Providence and Portland with the explicit purpose of inciting violence among Black Lives Matter protesters and their allies.
Will the November Election Be Decided in the Streets?
The danger that more armed right-wing thugs will take to the streets and shoot people is now a very real threat all across the country.
Trump is the sociopathic bully who having been bullied in childhood by a sociopathic father now bullies his way across America, taking his cues from “strongmen” like Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong Un, and Hitler who bullied his way across the Rhineland and Europe.
This pairing of a white supremacist mobilization with a robust voter suppression effort targeting people of color means Trump’s desperate bid to hold on to power is escalating dangerously.
The man in the White House has taken all the necessary steps toward achieving the despot’s dream of dominance.