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Sat Jan 9, 2021, 09:43 PM

Who Funded The Putsch of January 6, 2021 (Bill Moyers)



The rioters who assaulted the Capitol on January 6 were better organized than the police who were charged with protecting the imposing building, which Biden called the “citadel of liberty.”

These were not just a group of people who happened to be in Washington that day to protest Biden’s victory. There was the woman named Elizabeth from Knoxville, her eyes smarting from mace, who said she came as part of the “revolution.” There was Jake Angeli of Arizona, an actor and singer, both a QAnon and Trump supporter, carrying a bullhorn and an American flag, who, in 39-degree weather, appeared inside the building shirtless and tattooed, wearing a horned helmet and red, white and blue face paint. There was the other bearded rioter wearing a hoodie emblazoned with the chilling rubric, “Camp Auschwitz, Work Brings Freedom,” the nazi slogan that greeted arrivals at the death camp. There was a fair share of white supremacists and racists. Someone erected a gallows with a noose in front of the Capitol Building.

This was not a demonstration; it was a desecration of our sacred democracy, a violent insurrection, aided and abetted by Trump and certain of his enablers. Five people died as a result of the assault.

This was a well-planned enterprise. Who financed these people? Was it Trump’s “Stop the Steal” PAC? Who paid their travel expenses, their hotel expense, their sustenance? Who were the organizers? Who assembled the small group that would storm the building, scale its hallowed walls and invade its chambers where the laws that rule us are made? Who instructed the trespassers on how to do it, and where to go? Many carried or wore Trump or QAnon paraphernalia. “Trump 2020” banners or MAGA hats, the uniforms of their seditious enterprise. Few of the male rioters were clean shaven. Was this planned also to make identification more difficult?

There is more to this than Trump’s incendiary innuendo in front of the White House exhorting the mob: “You will never take our country with weakness.” There is more to it than Trump saying to the mob of criminals, “We love you, you’re very special.”

Or Donald Trump, Jr. warning Republican members of Congress who were deserting the ship, “We’re coming for you.” Or Rudy Giuliani demanding of the same crowd “trial by combat” to settle the election.

/SNIP

The rest at https://billmoyers.com/story/the-putsch-of-january-6-2021/

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Reply Who Funded The Putsch of January 6, 2021 (Bill Moyers) (Original post)
Tom Yossarian Joad Jan 9 OP
Grasswire2 Jan 9 #1
Tom Yossarian Joad Jan 9 #6
Grasswire2 Jan 9 #2
dalton99a Jan 9 #3
Tom Yossarian Joad Jan 10 #14
2naSalit Jan 9 #4
Wellstone ruled Jan 9 #5
BigmanPigman Jan 10 #13
Wellstone ruled Jan 10 #18
lindysalsagal Jan 9 #7
spanone Jan 9 #8
NCjack Jan 9 #9
IsItJustMe Jan 10 #10
BobTheSubgenius Jan 10 #11
FakeNoose Jan 10 #12
mackdaddy Jan 10 #15
DFW Jan 10 #16
BobTheSubgenius Jan 10 #17

Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 09:50 PM

1. yes.

Call it PUTSCH. It's so much more descriptive in Trump family's language of origin.

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Response to Grasswire2 (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 10:53 PM

6. Too damned true.

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 09:50 PM

2. and a rec because it's Bill Moyers. nt

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 09:53 PM

3. There must be full accountability for all those responsible for this day

So what have we here? Another Beer Hall Putsch? To paraphrase Churchill, is this end of the beginning of the hooliganism and thuggery we saw in Washington, or are we in the twilight of our democracy — the beginning of the end?

We have a rule of law in this country on which we pride ourselves. Serious crimes were committed here, and they merit vigorous investigation and prosecution. Title 18 United States Code §1752, among other things, makes criminal disorderly or disruptive conduct with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business in any building where a person entitled top Secret Service protection is visiting…when or so that such conduct, in fact, impedes or disrupts the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions. The penalty is severe, up to 10 years imprisonment. There are other more draconian criminal statutes that may be applicable as well.

But so far, relatively few of the putschists have been arrested. The new Attorney General, the distinguished jurist Merrick Garland, has vast experience prosecuting domestic terrorism cases. When he was in the Justice Department years ago, he supervised the prosecution of Timothy McVeigh in the Oklahoma City bombing case.

There must be full accountability for all those responsible for this day, like another in American history, “which will live in infamy.”

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 01:37 AM

14. I think times are going to get even more interesting as the truth of this unravels.

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 10:26 PM

4. K&R

Bill Moyers has been a beacon for decades. Thanks for posting.

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 10:48 PM

5. There was a story about whom the big money people

behind part of this,published earlier today. Ginnie Thomas sprung for some 70 charter buses,a 501 or503 non profit front for some Women for Justice front group with Mark Meadows,Linda McMann and others are registrars with Koch funding mentioned in that same story.

Sounds like all this was organized right out in the open.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #5)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 12:44 AM

13. And these companies....

Catherine Garcia (@thecathyshow) Tweeted:
The Rule of Law Defense Fund who helped organize the Capitol riots received $ from:

Koch Industries ($375k)
Comcast ($200k)
Walmart ($140k)
Home Depot ($125k)
Amazon ($100k)
TikTok ($75k)
Facebook ($50k)
Fox Corporation ($50k)
Uber ($50k)
Google ($25k)
+ many more
?s=20

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #13)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 11:12 AM

18. Thank you for this

info. Sounds so similiar to the attempted Coup of FDR.

All of these Corporations have Government Contracts and those Contracts have to be Canceled forth witt.

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 11:44 PM

7. Good catch. Thanks for this.

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 11:50 PM

8. K&R

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sat Jan 9, 2021, 11:54 PM

9. Who planned and managed it? I think the Russians did it.

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Response to NCjack (Reply #9)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 12:08 AM

10. I don't think the Russians have to do it anymore. Seems like we gave plenty of home grown

terrorists, right here in the good old US of A, that want to burn it all down.

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 12:12 AM

11. Junior is such a tool that it's hard to quantify.

"We're coming for you." Who does he think he's kidding...who is he coming for? Eggs Benedict with honeydew wedges on the side? Wait for Sunday, as is customary, dude.

And Rudy. I repeat my offer to meet you any time and put this "trial by combat" thing to bed, once and for all.

I can't even...

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 12:18 AM

12. K & R bookmarked

Thanks for the great post!


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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 03:04 AM

15. An Alex jones vid he says that he paid a half million to set up the Trump rally stage area,


But that some big money doner paid 80% of it.

He also says that Trump himself directed him to lead the march to the Capitol building. There are vids of him walking toward the Capitol grounds, but none of him entering.

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 03:28 AM

16. Moyers is right, as usual

This was organized and financed in advance.

If the government doesn‘t find out who was behind it, they might as well get ready for the next dozen times.

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Response to Tom Yossarian Joad (Original post)

Sun Jan 10, 2021, 10:55 AM

17. Junior is such a tool that it's hard to quantify.

"We're coming for you." Who does he think he's kidding...who is he coming for? Eggs Benedict with honeydew wedges on the side? Wait for Sunday, as is customary, dude.

And Rudy. I repeat my offer to meet you any time and put this "trial by combat" thing to bed, once and for all.

I can't even...

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