The FBI Received Highly Specific Tips About Violence Set for Jan. 6—But Declined to Act

A blockbuster new investigation by the Washington Post details previously unreported “red flags.” A sprawling new investigation by the Washington Post into the events leading up to the Capitol insurrection has revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigations received numerous and highly-detailed tips on the potential for serious violence by followers of then-president Donald Trump on JanuaryContinue reading “The FBI Received Highly Specific Tips About Violence Set for Jan. 6—But Declined to Act”

Let’s talk about Idaho and republican divisions – Beau of the Fifth Column

CSU Pueblo student arrested with firearms allegedly fantasized about mass shooting

A Colorado State University Pueblo student arrested Tuesday for having a large cache of loaded weapons on campus allegedly told other students and CSU Pueblo staff he fantasized about setting off pipe bombs in the university courtyard and gunning down other students as they fled. In an arrest affidavit obtained by The Pueblo Chieftain on Sept.Continue reading “CSU Pueblo student arrested with firearms allegedly fantasized about mass shooting”

Trump Defends Capitol Rioters Being ‘Persecuted So Unfairly’ Ahead of Sept. 18th Rally

Former President Donald Trump doubled down on defending those who rioted at the United States capitol on January 6, calling them unfairly “persecuted” on Thursday. In a statement released by Trump’s Save America PAC ahead of a rally planned for September 18 in support of the hundreds of rioters arrested for allegedly participating in the January 6Continue reading “Trump Defends Capitol Rioters Being ‘Persecuted So Unfairly’ Ahead of Sept. 18th Rally”

Let’s talk about blame for the 6th and the National Guard – Beau of the Fifth Column

Capitol Police opening field offices to investigate threats to members of Congress

U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) on Tuesday announced that it is opening regional field offices in California and Florida to investigate threats to members of Congress as it detailed measures to enhance security efforts in the wake of deadly rioting in January. “It has been six months since rioters attacked the United States Capitol and our brave police officersContinue reading “Capitol Police opening field offices to investigate threats to members of Congress”

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to Send Highway Patrol Troopers to Border

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) will deploy Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers to Texas at the request of Gov. Greg Abbott, according to a press release.  The 14 troopers will travel to Texas on a two-week assignment to help with local border surveillance but will not make any arrests. Last week DeWine authorized 185 members ofContinue reading “Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to Send Highway Patrol Troopers to Border”

“Stop financing fascism”: public figures appeal to Polish government after grants to far-right groups

Over 160 public figures have supported an open letter to Poland’s culture minister calling on him to “stop financing fascism” after far-right groups were given over 3 million zloty (€660,000) in grants from a state “Patriotic Fund”. Among those to receive the money are the organisers of the Independence March (Marsz Niepodległości), an annual event founded byContinue reading ““Stop financing fascism”: public figures appeal to Polish government after grants to far-right groups”

GOP megadonor funds S.D. troops’ border deployment

A Tennessee billionaire and high-dollar Republican donor is funding the deployment of South Dakota National Guard troops to the U.S. Mexico border. Driving the news: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who’s gaining attention as a possible 2024 presidential contender, made a splash on Tuesday with an announcement that she was deploying an unspecified number of National Guard troopsContinue reading “GOP megadonor funds S.D. troops’ border deployment”

Let’s talk about the South Dakota National Guard and the missing point – Beau of the Fifth Column

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