J6 insurrection

Democracy isn’t a hostage crisis

By John Stoehr / January 3, 2024 /

We have a choice.

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Trump attorney, now cooperating with prosecutors, wrote detailed instructions on how to steal the election in Nevada and Arizona

By Lindsay Beyerstein / December 14, 2023 /

At times, Ken Chesebr was astonishingly candid about how outrageous his plan was, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

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He received mercy from a system he sought to destroy

By Lindsay Beyerstein / May 26, 2023 /

Stewart Rhodes’ lawyers seemed shocked by his sentence.

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The only way to preserve the rule of law is by preserving democracy

By John Stoehr / December 20, 2022 /

Most people have it backward.

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Will a jury finally convict white insurrectionists?

By Lindsay Beyerstein / October 7, 2022 /

The government’s case is strong. But history is against it.

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Trump’s MAGA-style lynch mob

By Claire Bond Potter / June 23, 2022 /

None of the witnesses will have their lives back fully.

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It’s not a crime when a Republican does it. It’s freedom

By John Stoehr / June 22, 2022 /

Any attempt to uphold the rule of law is an infringement of that freedom. That just might inspire an overthrow of the government.

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The fourth J6 hearing came closest to saying Trump and his advisers committed crimes 

By John Stoehr / June 21, 2022 /

“Each of these efforts to overturn the election is independently serious. Each deserves attention … by our Department of Justice.”

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The people can’t be trusted to choose liberal democracy

By John Stoehr / June 20, 2022 /

Liberals must push them toward it.

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