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Re: Minneapolis 3rd Precinct set on fire

#1001  Postby SafeAsMilk » Jan 23, 2021 10:22 pm

Best I can find is 1 in 5 defendants who have been arrested so far have served in the military. Not surprising that you'd want to go after those guys first.

https://www.npr.org/2021/01/21/958915267/nearly-one-in-five-defendants-in-capitol-riot-cases-served-in-the-military
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Re: Minneapolis 3rd Precinct set on fire

#1002  Postby The_Piper » Jan 29, 2021 3:42 pm

In case y'all missed this nugget of bizarreness. According to Reuters (by way of court documents), Proud Boys leader was an FBI informant in the past. Do hateful shit, get arrested. Subject yourself to exposure as a rat by getting arrested for doing hateful shit. This stupidity knows no bounds. :shock:
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Re: Minneapolis 3rd Precinct set on fire

#1003  Postby arugula2 » Feb 05, 2021 3:26 am

[Washington Post article about Rittenhouse, whose title keeps morphing]

Summary:
    - the address he gave the court in December was fake, someone else lived there
    - detectives discovered this by showing up and meeting the actual resident, who is unconnected
    - his lawyers say he & his degenerate mother are in a "safe house" due to threats... vague on the content of the threats
    - on Wednesday, his lawyers gave the court an updated address, under seal
    - when asked by journalists, the court clerk said there's an updated address but it's under seal
    - prosecutor on Thursday revealed the address under seal is a PO box
    - his lawyer says he was told by a Kenosha police captain to fill out the old address, and that they'd "deal with it later"
    - police spokesperson calls bullshit, says the person named wasn't working that day & wasn't a captain, and that a different captain discussed safety issues but not how to fill out the form
    - the lawyer says he's "almost certain" the police captain gave him the advice

“The reality is, in a homicide case, the cash bail is usually going to be set pretty high and most people facing that — not all but most — are lower-income and have no hope of posting the bail,” said Keith A. Findley, a law professor at the University of Wisconsin and a former public defender. “And Mr. Rittenhouse would’ve been in that general category as well were it not for the fact that there was this fundraising effort on his behalf that is not typical.”

Understatement of the century.

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#1004  Postby Tortured_Genius » Feb 07, 2021 1:49 pm

Seditionaries: FBI net closes on Maga mob that stormed the Capitol(Guardian)

An amusing update - 235 arrests so far, 26 charged with conspiracy and assault (up to 20 years in jail).This is now one of the largest FBI investigations in history.

Hilariously, many of the charged are trying to use the defence that the (then) President told them to do it...
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#1005  Postby Alan C » Feb 09, 2021 1:59 am

And he'll hang them out to dry if he can. Lesson learnt?
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#1006  Postby The_Piper » Feb 18, 2021 3:18 pm

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Re: Minneapolis 3rd Precinct set on fire

#1007  Postby arugula2 » Feb 23, 2021 8:13 am

A letter attributed to former undercover NYPD officer Raymond Wood, claims that he was pressured by FBI/NYPD to involve 2 of Malcolm X's bodyguards in activities including "a plot to bomb the Statue of Liberty", leading to their arrest a few days before X was assassinated (the bodyguards being unable to provide door security at the Audubon Ballroom where he was gunned down). Wood indicated that he was afraid to reveal this during life, and gave instructions for posthumous release.

The full press conference (from Saturday night) is tedious. A summary can be found here (Spectrum News NY1). Unclear when Wood died, but the release of his letter was probably timed to coincide with the anniversary of X's murder, for maximum coverage.

In sleuthing by Abdur-Rahman Muhammad, covered in the Netflix series Who Killed Malcolm X?, there's intriguing footage of a likely shooter walking calmly past NYPD officers, while they're intercepting other black men just outside the ballroom.

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NY authorities issued platitudes. FBI not commenting.
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