Meta, the company that owns Facebook and Instagram, has lifted their ban on Donald Trump’s accounts. We’ll see how they handle his inevitable lies and incitements in the future.
Elon Musk’s ostensible purpose in buying Twitter was to make it a “platform for free speech around the globe”. It already was that. Now, it’s just another free-for-all hellscape, and I want no part in it.
You may not think your vote makes much of a difference; but you’re not alone. Voter turnout always makes a difference, and the 2020 and 2022 elections prove it.
This episode is not so much about the attack on Paul Pelosi, but rather the responses to the attack and what they tell us about the people responding.
The House Select Committee investigating the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol held its tenth and potentially final hearing last week. Here is my recap and my thoughts on their findings, and on its bearing on the upcoming midterm elections.
Even when there isn’t a president or a governor or a member of Congress on the ballot, every election matters, as does every vote.
The House Select Committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021 has begun to release its findings to the American people and to the world. Here is a brief recap of what we’ve learned so far. I don’t care what political party you are. I don’t care who you voted for. You have to know that this is important. You have to know what happened. And you have to know what needs to be done about it. Here is a link to the Committee’s YouTube channel where you can watch the full hearings, both the ones that have already aired and the ones scheduled for the future: January 6th Committee – YouTube
So long as the people who planned and perpetrated this attack go free, and so long as there are those who seek to distort the facts about it, we’ll never heal, and we’ll never be united. That is why we can never forget January 6th.