Capitol Riots Day 1 Analysis

An emotional day set the tone for the investigation.

Capitol Riots Hearings Start Today with Political Theater

Emotional testimony from police will kick off the event.

The January 6 Commission will be All-Democratic

A chance for a real investigation? Ruined legitimacy?

Religion and the Capitol Attack

What we know about those arrested for the 6 January insurrection.

McCarthy’s Continued 1/6 Investigation Obstruction

Short-term politics and long-term harm.

First Capitol Rioter Sentenced Gets No Jail Time

The second won’t be so fortunate.

Capitol Riots Caused $1.5 Million Damage

Prosecutors want rioters to pay for it.

My Two Cents on a 1/6 Commission

We need what we aren’t going to get.

Counterpoint: The 6 January Commission and the Filibuster

I think this underscores the problem with the 60-vote requirement.

The 6 January Commission and the Filibuster

Could this be the straw that broke the camel’s back?

Marine Corps Major Arrested for Capitol Riot

A serving officer was arrested for his part in events of 6 January

Capitol Police Officer Killed in Attack

A loon wolf terrorist who followed Louis Farrakhan was responsible.

Most January 6 Rioters Won’t Go to Jail

Judges are pressuring prosecutors to strike deals, most of which will be for misdemeanors.

On Coups, Insurrections, and Security Theater

Reflections on the events of 6 January two months later.

Trump Refused to Call Off Capitol Rioters

Details of a heated phone discussion with the top House Republican have emerged.

Did House Impeachment Managers Make Their Case?

Most agree that it was good theater. But it’s not clear what they’ve proven.

The Key Number: Two Hours

The pivot point in the impeachment charges: two hours of silence.

Freedom, Security, and Insurrection

The aftermath of the January 6 Capitol riots runs into the First Amendment,

Did Q Shaman Intend to ‘Capture and Assassinate’ Government Officials?

Some of the Capitol rioters were much more dangerous than others.

Trump Impeached Once More with Feeling

The 45th President will go down in infamy, setting a record that’s unlikely to be broken.

Republican Leaders Rallying to Impeach Trump

Some key GOP figures are at least testing the waters.

The Insurrection May Not Be Over

There are multiple ongoing plots and reasonable fear of infiltration of security forces.

America’s Kristallnacht

“Trump is a failed leader.”

Capitol Riot Could Have Been Much Worse

The live coverage of Wednesday’s assault on American democracy underplayed its seriousness.

Trump Deserves to be Impeached, Plain and Simple

As we assess Trump’s role in all of this, it is important to think through what he did (and did not) do.

The Terrorist In The Mirror

There’s a word for people who use outrageous violence to terrorize.

Why Was Capitol Security Inadequate?

A large, well-trained police force was unprepared for a foreseeable crisis.

Trump Mob Storms Capitol

The predictable, indeed inevitable, has happened.