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Sitting in a chair is a very serious crime in a democracy that thrives on people not sitting in that chair.

Reuters:

An Idaho man who sat in then-Vice President Mike Pence’s chair during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a criminal charge of obstructing an official proceeding.

Josiah Colt, a 35-year-old resident of Meridian, Idaho could face a sentence of up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, federal prosecutors said. They said that as part of his plea agreement, Colt agreed to cooperate with the investigation of the deadly attack.

More than 535 people have been arrested with taking part in the Jan. 6 violence, when supporters of former President Donald Trump smashed windows, fought with police and sent lawmakers and Pence scrambling for safety in a failed bid to stop Congress from certifying Trump’s election defeat.

Prosecutors said Colt entered the Capitol and headed to the U.S. Senate chamber, where he and other rioters forced their way past police into the gallery not long after senators were evacuated.

He then entered the Senate floor and ran to a chair reserved for the U.S. vice president, who sometimes presides over the Senate. Colt subsequently posted a video on Facebook in which he claimed to have been the first Capitol rioter to sit in a chair reserved for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Pence, Pelosi – what’s the difference?

Obviously, this guy didn’t know that he’d done anything wrong, or he wouldn’t have posted the pictures himself.

Maybe he did know he wasn’t supposed to climb down into the chamber Cliffhanger style.

But surely, this is not that big of a deal.

No one has explained what exactly the difference is between 1/6 and when Brett Kavanaugh protesters went into the Capitol to protest.

This prosecution of political dissidents is worse than anything you would see in China or Russia – by a lot. This is something you would only really see in Bolshevik Russia or China right after the revolution.

That’s logical, as we are in the middle of a communist style revolution.

Of course, this isn’t actually communism, but something much worse and gayer.

You are witnessing the last vestiges of your freedom being stripped from you.

(Republished from The Daily Stormer by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. They said that as part of his plea agreement, Colt agreed to cooperate with the investigation of the deadly attack.

    “deadly attack” so deceitful, so very Bolshevik

  2. anon[179] • Disclaimer says:

    There was a longish video circulating of this incident, maybe on twitter. Can’t seem to find the video anymore.

    I recall Buffalo Man and a Capitol Police in the video, all calm and quiet – like respectful tourists more than anything, taking selfies etc. Someone sits in the holy chair, Security Guy says ‘that’s off limits, you can’t sit there’ (paraphrase), Fellow apologizes and moves away from Holy Chair.

    On another note – Solzhenitsyn only got a 8 year sentence for his crime.

    • Agree: Getaclue
    • Thanks: Colin Wright
    • Replies: @Ragno
  3. But . . . but . . . Navalny!

  4. Where to begin…

    I usually start with,”the who” that got us to HERE…?,Doesn’t “the WHY” matter?

    IT’S THE RELIGIONS (of reality).After all, we have nothing else to “DO”.

    “Something much worse and “GAYER” is the “Q”…PRAI$E…the ego… or else.

    “Dressing up in costumes,playing silly games,hiding out in treetops,shouting out rude names”
    “If looks could kill they probably will,it’s games without frontiers.Walk without fear.”

    • Replies: @Craig Nelsen
  5. “Death penalty should apply here —this was anarchy with overtones of dementia–” and Justin knows his stuff…

  6. lavoisier says: • Website

    He attacked the Citadel of our Democracy and now he must pay.

    We must all concede the gravity of his crime was made worse for the disrespect he showed to our virtuous political class and the dignity of their office.

    He is lucky he was not sentenced to death by hanging given the despicable nature of his crime.

  7. (2018) Federal prosecutors dropped all charges against the 38 remaining defendants arrested and charged with rioting during the Disrupt J20 protests on Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day.

    The dismissal brings an end to the nearly 18-month saga that saw 234 protesters threatened with as much as 60 years in prison for their alleged roles in the destruction of property on January 20, 2017.

    In the end, 21 people charged for their roles in the protests pleaded guilty. But prosecutors failed to get a single conviction for those cases that went in front of a jury. In a statement, the U.S. Attorney’s office in D.C. said “the results in the cases brought to trial” has led it to drop the charges against the remaining defendants.

    https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/07/charges-dropped-against-all-j20-inauguration-day-protestors.html

  8. “What you in here for,man?Me,I murdered 6 people on a Saturday night.”

    “You did what?You sit in a chair?Man,you bad.”

    • LOL: sulu
  9. (June, 2020) 150 law enforcement officers injured in 2020 George Floyd riots Washington DC – Attorney General William Barr

    “All I heard was comments about how peaceful the protesters were,” he said on June 7. “I didn’t hear about the fact that there were 150 law enforcement officers injured, and many taken to the hospital with concussions. So, it wasn’t a peaceful protest.”

    Secret Service said more than 60 officers and agents were hurt between May 29-May 31, 2020.

    The National Park Service said 65 U.S. Park Police officers were injured between May 29-June 1, 2020.

    During that first week or so, May 29 to June 7 2020, the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed 21 injuries.

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/more-than-60-secret-service-officers-injured-during-violent-george-floyd-protests-in-washington-d-c

  10. TGD says:

    I don’t think that any of the accused “insurrectionists” will opt for a trial. All that the prosecutors have to do to elicit a guilty verdict is to remind them of what happened to Matt Hale who chose to have a trial and got a 40 year sentence- most of which was spent in solitary confinement at the Florence “Supermax” in Colorado. I was hoping that Trump would commute Hale’s sentence but Trump chose instead to release Sholom Rubashkin the operator of a kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa.

    • Replies: @Getaclue
  11. These aren’t the actions of a state that is under the control of the people for the people.

  12. Bayviking says:

    Cruelty and over the top punishment characterize American justice. A system which rich people can circumvent.

    • Replies: @SMK
    , @JessicaR
  13. deadly attack

    Fuck Reuters. I can’t find where Reuters/AP/NYT/WaPo, etc. and FBI/HHR/HSA/CIA/NSA and Big Tech and Hollywood and ADL/SPLC/ACLU and the Democrat Party end and begin.

  14. It would have been 60 years if he released gas while sitting there.

  15. It’s a damn shame that those Trump supporters who trespassed into our “Holy Capitol” were too dumb to realize that they were being set up. Their leaders knew it – but kept quiet as they were all FBI agents or informants.

    And, if they thought they could stop the Electoral Vote from proceeding, they were dumber than a doorbell. Many of us watching on TV were anxiously awaiting Senators Hawley and Cruz (and a few others) to make their cases for why the election in key battleground states was fixed. Well, those in power made sure that didn’t happen on national TV. They coordinated the timing of the assault. Pelosi turned down the additional National Guard security offered by Trump, as she wanted what happened to happen. She must have been ecstatic when such a “dim bulb” put his feet up on her desk. Ten years in prison in exchange for a selfie, though seen by millions, wasn’t a very good trade-off, was it?

    • Agree: acementhead
    • Replies: @Craig Nelsen
  16. Currahee says:

    Sitting in a sacred chair is as heinous a crime as breaking a sacred window: he should die!

  17. They should vaccinate him by force as well.

    • LOL: Craig Nelsen
  18. northeast says:

    There were more FBI/DOJ/CIA/NSA figures in the crowd than citizens.

  19. … up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, federal prosecutors said. They said that as part of his plea agreement, Colt agreed to cooperate with the investigation of the deadly attack.

    Up to 30 years and a $250k fine as part of the plea deal. What, would they have given him the chair without the deal?

  20. @goldgettin

    I always thought it was “war without fear” even so, you made me see this song in a whole new light. A great one, thanks.

  21. @follyofwar

    Naivete isn’t the same thing as stupidity. In their defense, they grew up hearing the Capitol described as “the people’s house.” In school, they learned the protagonists at the Boston Tea Party were heroes. They’ve seen videos of members of Congress being confronted by constituents in the halls of Congress, they’ve seen demonstrations breaking out in the House gallery on the evening news, they watched mobs storming the doors of the Supreme Court during the Kavanaugh hearings.

    They were in Washington, DC to support their president who was, indeed, being wrongfully removed from office via a power against which they have no way to fight back. They were surrounded by professional provocateurs in an alien setting to which they had had the civic-mindedness and patriotism and courage to enter on behalf of our country. And the fucking cops opened the doors for them and waved them in.

    I don’t fault them. I fault the Bolsheviks who’ve illegally seized power and are using the January protest as a dishonest and treasonous way to keep it. The only stupidity I see is to help them do it by turning our backs while these guys are hung out to dry.

    • Thanks: follyofwar, Joe Levantine
  22. Anonymous[164] • Disclaimer says:

    Nonwhite privilege = borders

    If we reject diversity as a strength, we get it anyway as punishment. That’s our “democracy”.

    What they call “far right” for us is accepted as normal everywhere else. What is a political “centrist” in, say, Turkey?

    This isn’t “antiracism”, it’s antiwhiteism.

  23. fnn says:

    Quite the lack of self-awareness.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  24. SMK says: • Website
    @Bayviking

    Not for BLM and Antifa terrorists and violent and/or recidist black criminals who are repeatedly and sysstemically coddled -only for those the left hates, demonizes, and seeks to destroy, inclluding first-offenders convicted of nonviolent and victimless and mala prohibita felonies, even if they’re innocent. like Derek Chauvin, all the Jan. 6 protesters, slanderosly defined as “violent insurrectionists, who’ll be sentenced to decades in prison and buried in solitary confinement, 23-hours a day in a tiny cell, are political prisoners.

  25. These insanely Draconian sentences are an inducement for the victim not just to ‘sing’, but compose. He’ll get a better deal if he asserts that Trump made him do it.

  26. @fnn

    John Sipher-CIA, Atlantic Council and ‘advisor’ to the Lincoln Project. Immensely credible.

    • Thanks: beavertales
  27. @Craig Nelsen

    Bidet and Harris ‘Bolsheviks’??!! Funniest thing ever!

    • Replies: @Robert Dolan
  28. Don’t share your deeds online for praise or self promotion. Keep your ego in-check and you can avoid a lot of negative government interaction.

    I understand these guys wanted to DO SOMETHING and were invited by Trump himself who now sits idle. Unfortunately, they are only halfway down the rabbithole of truth and can’t fight Goliath without the knowledge required to do so.

  29. TheMoon says:

    Some days it feels like to have a truly free world, about 75% of humanity needs to be emilinated. Maybe more. The corruption exends from the highest world stage down to even the lowliest local government office in your town. Maybe the Georgia guidestones are on to something.

    Humanity is just overwhelmingly a pile of excrement, be it the toxic psychopaths in power, or the miserable, useless legions of pig ignorant farm animals wandering around, and won’t wake up even if you pound the evidence of the truth in their faces 24/7 for the next five years.

    It’s just bad brain wiring everywhere. It’s just shit. All of it. Boiling, endless shit, like the Earth is just another one of Hell’s circles.

  30. L. Guapo says:

    only 2% need to be eliminated

  31. @Mulga Mumblebrain

    You’re a fucking douche.

    Biden and Harris are controlled by dirty scheming filthy hateful paranoid Bolsheviks.

    You can go….to…..hell.

    • Agree: Getaclue
  32. @Robert Dolan

    Florida man sentenced to eight months for entering Capitol

    “Prosecutor Mona Sedky said 1.5 years would “send a loud and clear message to other would-be rioters that, if and when they’re caught, they will be held accountable … people who might be contemplating a sequel to the January 6 will stand down, and there won’t be a next time.”

    No. Unjust persecution causes Americans to set their jaws, clench their fists, and vow punitive vengeance upon those domestic enemies who make a mockery of the law. Nobody has forgotten that the J20 protestors and the Brett Kavanagh protestors were not prosecuted at all. The double standard is glaring.

    • Agree: mark green
  33. Getaclue says:
    @TGD

    A “trial” in DC? LOL — You’ll have a Stacey Abram’s “twin” as Foreman of every single jury — how do you think that will turn out? How’d it go for Roger Stone? The “judges” are almost all far Leftist/Establismment Activists, Jan. 6th trespassers can’t even get bail while murderers are released without bond in most Dem run cities…. — there is zero chance any Trump supporter can get a fair trial in DC — zero.

    • Replies: @Insouciant
  34. Getaclue says:
    @Craig Nelsen

    The problem I have is with Trump — he didn’t get that there was zero chance the FBI wouldn’t infiltrate and do exactly what they did on Jan. 6th? They spent years trying to frame him on “Russia Collusion” — he forgot all that? None of his “Advisors” pointed this out? How is anyone that out of touch with reality? How do you appoint Chris Wray Director of the FBI when it is a matter of record he is best friends and an acolyte of the one you just fired (Comey)?

    Trump ran his mouth endlessly and did nothing. As someone said he was the opposite of Teddy Roosevelt endlessly running his mouth and carrying “no” big stick to back it up, not even a nerf stick — nothing. Again, I have to just about go with those who say Trump was a Deep Controlled Opposition plant — normal citizens are now in a position that Hillary Clinton could never have gotten to — Trump “bungled” us into it by appointing “enemies” and failing to prepare as to an election everyone knew they were setting up to steal? Who does any of this?

    Trump was the best President Israel ever had — those Pardons he gave at the end were vile and I think really shine a light as to the truth as to him….

    • Agree: Sick of Orcs
    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  35. JessicaR says:
    @Bayviking

    Yes. Correct. The harshness of our justice system, which goes way beyond deterrence and the protection of public safety, is one of America’s greatest flaws–along with our penchant for bombing the living daylights out of people in non-Western countries in order to bring them democracy. If I were Iraqi, I would wonder if American democracy as it currently exists is worth a nickel, much less war, sanctions, war again, and occupation.

  36. Ragno says:
    @anon

    On another note – Solzhenitsyn only got a 8 year sentence for his crime.

    But then he wrote 200 YEARS TOGETHER, after which he was punished by complete memory-holing: the man, and all of his books. (You don’t suppose the scuttlefish wielding complete – and now, permanent – power, are about to let any stray copies of GULAG ARCHIPELAGO float around out there like Big Mac wrappers in a high wind, where someone might conceivably run the risk of picking one up and reading it?)

    Perhaps, one day soon, mentioning Solzhenitsyn in public will be as illegal as questioning the outcome of one particular election. We’re certainly halfway there at least.

    My only hope now, since I don’t expect to see the end play out, is much like Pelosi’s twisted dream – to see the guilty brought before the people in chains, broken, sobbing, made to utter pre-scripted platitudes that advertise their own utter shame & disgrace, before being tossed into dungeons anyway (like that real American martyr, James Fields). Since I no longer believe in ‘justice’, I don’t demand any – simple vengeance will suit me just fine. Vengeance for what these people have done to our customs and conventions – to our precious children, now irretrievably damaged – and most of all, to our country.

  37. @Getaclue

    You’ll have a Stacey Abram’s “twin” as Foreman of every single jury

    You’ll have a Stacey Abram’s “twin” as JUDGE of every single jury.

    That’s a fact.

    Don’t ask me how I know.

    Fact is, almost all DC Court personnel are Stacey Abram’s “twins.”
    They love pushing paper – it’s what they do best.
    But there is no indication anyone has any notion the impact they are having on lives, especially the lives of Black men, who dominate in the defender’s side of their courtrooms.

    I watched a “Stacey Abrams ‘twin’” DC Superior Court judge laugh as she twirled her ‘fro with her acrylic nails and sentenced a young Black man. The guy crept back to his seat and just hung his head.

    The Judge thought she’d struck a blow for Justice! and Wimmen’s rites!

    Reading the guy’s body language, he was thinking, “How did this all go so wrong? This was not what I intended when I married her . . .”

    But as long as Judge “Stacey Abrams” and her like-minded crew can crank out a piece of paper, they think they’ve done the lawd’s work.

  38. @Getaclue

    Who does any of this?

    The same clown who called Cruz a p***y while campaigning turned out to be an even bigger one.

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