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Rioter Guilty On All Counts In First Jury Trial So Far

Buzzfeed News reports: Guy Reffitt, a Texas man accused of bringing a handgun to the US Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection and the first person to stand trial in connection with the attack, was found guilty of all counts on Tuesday. The two obstruction counts were the most serious, carrying maximum sentences of 20 years in prison. Reffitt faced …

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GOP Florida Senator: “Gay Is Not A Permanent Thing”

Raw Story reports: Florida state Sen. Ileana Garcia (R) expressed her support for a so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill on Tuesday by arguing that “LGBT is not a permanent thing.” During a 15-minute speech on the Senate floor, Garcia argued in favor of a bill that would prevent teachers from discussing sexual orientation and gender identity with younger students. “Gay …

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Proud Boys Leader Indicted On Conspiracy Charge

The Washington Post reports: Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, a leader of the extremist group the Proud Boys, has been indicted on a conspiracy charge in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, according to people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity. An indictment was returned in U.S. District Court of Washington and docketed Tuesday morning. Tarrio, 38, who …

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Scott Defends Tax Hike Plan: “People Want Free Stuff”

Mediaite reports: Republican Senator Rick Scott of Florida, who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee, doubled down on his pledge to raise most Americans’ taxes if the GOP retakes the Senate in this year’s midterms. Scott gleefully justified his proposal to Laura Ingraham on Monday night. When asked on Fox News if he wanted to raise taxes on most Americans …

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Carlson: Biden Admin Purposely Triggered Ukraine War

Media Matters has the transcript: At a public press event at the Munich Security Conference, Kamala Harris encouraged Ukraine to become a member of NATO: “I appreciate and admire President Zelensky’s desire to join NATO.” Message? “Up yours, Vladimir Putin. Go ahead and invade Ukraine.” And of course, Vladimir Putin did that just days later. So, the invasion was no …

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DeSantis Spox: “Don’t Say Gay” Doesn’t Target LGBTQs

The Florida Phoenix reports: The Florida Phoenix reached out to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ press secretary, Christina Pushaw, about calls from Florida lawmakers for her firing or resignation regarding tweets she made over the weekend on controversial legislation restricting classroom instruction of sexual orientation and gender identity. She provided her response in an email Monday afternoon: “I don’t regret raising concerns …

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Flynn Lies That Word “Creator” Is In US Constitution

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Michael Flynn, a right-wing conspiracy theorist who served as national security adviser to former President Donald Trump, spoke at a campaign rally Saturday for MAGA pastor Jackson Lahmeyer in Oklahoma, where he falsely claimed that “the word ‘Creator’ is in the Constitution four times.” As a matter of fact, the word “Creator” appears …

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DC Trucker Convoy Fizzles Again For Second Day

The New York Times reports: A convoy of truckers and other supporters circled the capital on the Beltway for a second day on Monday, protesting Covid-19 mandates and hoping to attract attention from lawmakers. Brian Brase, a convoy organizer, told participants that the convoy would again avoid entering Washington, D.C. He stressed that the protesters did not want to spur …

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Anti-Vax Oklahoma GOP Chair Launches US House Bid

The Oklahoman reports: Oklahoma GOP Chairman John Bennett became the latest Republican to announce his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives, aiming to grasp the seat that is being vacated by Rep. Markwayne Mullin. Last summer, he came under fire from some members of his own party for comparing vaccine mandates to the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany. …

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DeSantis Spox Accuses Opponents Of “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Of Being Pedophiles: “This Is How It Works, Dems”

Florida Politics reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis‘ press secretary Christina Pushaw tweeted accusations that people who oppose a sex education bill working its way through the Legislature are “groomers” or those who would not denounce “groomers” — references to pedophilia and people who help “groom” children for pedophiles and other abusers. Her tweets drew angry condemnation Sunday from the bill’s opponents. …

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Homocon Rioter: Cops Are Lying About Me, Send Money

From convicted rioter Brandon Straka: Dear Patriots, Two days ago the FBI came back to my place. This time it was to return the things they took when they raided my home. I decided to go LIVE with all of you to be there with me as I saw and touched all of my things that I haven’t seen in …

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Trump Flack Blames Invasion On US “Green Energy”

Media Matters has the transcript: STEPHEN MOORE (FORMER TRUMP ECONOMIC ADVISER): The entire Russian economy is really financed with oil. And it is so frustrating, and even almost immoral, that here we are in a situation today where we’re now actually importing oil from the Russians. And in fact, that means that we’re actually inadvertently helping finance the Russian war …

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REPORT: Meadows May Have Committed Voter Fraud

The New Yorker reports: On September 19th, about three weeks before North Carolina’s voter-registration deadline for the general election, Meadows filed his paperwork. On a line that asked for his residential address—“where you physically live,” the form instructs—Meadows wrote down the address of a fourteen-by-sixty-two-foot mobile home in Scaly Mountain. He listed his move-in date for this address as the …

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DeSantis Vows To Veto House Map Drawn By GOP Reps

Politico reports: The state’s House and Senate, split largely along party lines, voted in favor of a new map that dismantles the north Florida congressional seat held by Rep. Al Lawson, a Black Democrat, and would let the GOP likely pick up two seats. “I don’t bluff,” DeSantis said. “What makes you think when I say I’m going to do …

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Today: Trucker Convoy To Choke Traffic On DC Beltway

The Washington Post reports: Organizers of the “People’s Convoy” say they are planning to circle their armada of trucks, cars and SUVs around the Beltway on Sunday morning and into the workweek at the minimum speed limit to slow traffic and get their message to lawmakers. Brian Brase, a convoy organizer, said in an interview late Saturday that the plan …

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Lindell Claims He’s Suing “All Voting Machines” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: MyPillow CEO and Big Lie booster Mike Lindell found himself on yet another platform Saturday, this time in support of Arizona GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake. During his slot, Lindell said an unspecified five-month quest has finally reached a result: a class-action lawsuit against “all machines.” “They’re defective devices,” he said, claiming he’s already gotten about …

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GOP Rep: Forget Putin, Fauci Is The Real War Criminal

Rolling Stone reports: Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) is concerned. Innocent people are dying needlessly. A tyrannical government has grossly overstepped its bounds. Freedom and democracy are under attack — and it’s all Dr. Anthony Fauci’s fault. In an appearance on Fox News Friday evening, the Texas Congressman and outspoken anti-vaxxer used his platform not to decry Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, …

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Oath Keeper Accuses Feds Of Tapping His Phone

Law & Crime reports: A member of the Oath Keepers militia group charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol claimed through his attorney that the government might have illegally tapped his phone. Thomas Caldwell, 67, is one of 10 co-defendants, including Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, charged with seditious conspiracy in the Capitol siege. …

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Unvaxxed Are 3X More Likely To Believe The Big Lie

Mediaite reports: Respondents to a The Economist/YouGov poll published this week were asked “Would you say that Joe Biden legitimately won the election, or not?” Every age group, every race and gender category, every geographic or income level responded, by resounding majorities, that “Biden legitimately won the election.” Americans who are “not fully vaccinated” agreed by 64 percent that “Biden …

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Cultist Testifies On Plan To Drag Pelosi Out Of Capitol

Politico reports: A former Texas militia member who drove to Washington to join the pro-Trump protests on Jan. 6, 2021 testified Friday that he and his traveling companion – the first person to face trial over the storming of the Capitol – talked about violently pulling Speaker Nancy Pelosi from the building. “We said she needs to be dragged out …

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