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Mon Jan 11, 2021, 12:09 PM

How Have U.S. and State Capitols Braced for a 'Proposed Secondary Attack' Near Inauguration Day?


How Have U.S. and State Capitols Braced for a ‘Proposed Secondary Attack’ Near Inauguration Day? We Asked Authorities in All 50 States for Answers

ADAM KLASFELD Jan 11th, 2021, 11:57 am

“Plans for future armed protests have already begun proliferating on and off-Twitter, including a proposed secondary attack on the US Capitol and state capitol buildings on January 17, 2021,” Twitter wrote in a blog post.

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Though it is unclear why organizers chose that date, national security reporter Marcy Wheeler noted that the 17th letter of the alphabet is “Q,” a rallying cry for conspiracy theorists who believe in an apocalyptic war against a shadowy cabal of Democratic pedophiles and Satanists. Their devotion to a worldview ending a violent “storm” to eradicate their imagined enemies has led an FBI branch to brand them a terrorist threat, well before those ideas have been linked to an insurrection.

Among the white supremacist, anti-government, neo-Nazi and other extremist groups spotted during the Capitol Siege were: Proud Boys, Oathkeepers, NSC131, New Jersey European Heritage Association, far-right podcaster Nick Fuentes’s Groypers, American Nationalist Party, and American Guard, according to a study by the Network Contagion Research Institute, whose lead author is ex-U.S. Congressman Denver Riggleman (R-Va.).

Law&Crime reached out to law enforcement agencies in all 50 states about how they plan to secure their statehouses in the lead-up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Authorities from more than a fifth responded by press time: from Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, most of them citing policy against sharing specific information about operational and security plans.

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Mon Jan 11, 2021, 01:00 PM

1. The red states will be much less prepared

I've read some stuff that indicates the mobs will attack state houses, regardless of political consideration. Many will have rude awakenings when the carnage hits close to home, and fewer excuses will be made for the insurrectionists. Violence begets violence.

A large number of these crazies now have a taste, or missed out on Wednesday and want their shot. This is planned insurrection! And a show of strength for them, and a way to vent their anger. All the states need to be prepared. We've been warned; they've broadcast their intentions. If we don't want a fiasco like DC, the governor's need to be prepared for the worst, as DC was not.

Interesting that many businesses have recognized the scope of these threats, from hotels to airlines to social media. Federal and State governments need to prepare for angry violent mobs of white people. And I'll say it, respond as they would if these were mobs of black people, and that isn't sarcasm, it's cold hard reality. These white terrorists feel their white privilege. Many of those in charge, politicians, police, don't fear them, consider them harmless, good ole boys. Some got a dose of reality last week, others won't see the threat until in knocks down their door, and maybe not even then.

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Mon Jan 11, 2021, 01:12 PM

2. Attackers who breach the perimeter should be shot dead.

They'll run when they see live bullets

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