This Is What Happened on January 6, 2021

Never forget Traitor Trump’s failed coup attempt that happened on January 6th in the US Capital, a day worse than Pearl Harbor and 9/11 in New York City. What makes January 6th worse? For the first time in US history, a mob of crazed fascists, US citizens (not Japanese soldiers or Islamic fundamentalists from the Middle East) attacked our capital with a goal to execute Vice President Pence and members of Congress that stood in Traitor Trump’s path to become the first ruthless dictator for life in the US.

Diane Ravitch's blog

Since there is now a deep partisan divide over what happened on January 6, it’s helpful to remember that there is extensive video footage of the events. Some footage was taken by the media, some by video cameras installed in the Capitol, some by police body cameras, and some by the participants who wanted to have a record of what they did. Hundreds of arrests have been made of participants in the riot; many recorded their actions. Others were identified by friends, acquaintances, and family members who recognized faces in the video and reported them to the FBI.

Anyone who believes that nothing unusual happened in January 6 should watch these videos, as should anyone who believes the intruders were peaceful. They were not peaceful. They brutally beat officers of the law that day.

On January 6, our democracy was in peril. If the intruders had managed to capture Vice…

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