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I was responding to "I think it's fairly obvious."

Please explain the content of your post that was missing in my reply.
I was replying to someone else, not you. If he needed clarification, he could have asked for it. I didn't feel like a long-winded explanation this late in the evening.

Your post added nothing to the conversation.

Understand now? I'm guessing you don't (or do and won't admit it) and you'll be playing word games again to get the last word.
 
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I was replying to someone else, not you. If he needed clarification, he could have asked for it. I didn't feel like a long-winded explanation this late in the evening.

Your post added nothing to the conversation.

Understand now? I'm guessing you don't (or do and won't admit it) and you'll be playing word games again to get the last word.
Tell you what, I'll reply one last time to stress how silly your posting is, and you can have the last word. I'm done after this. Cheers.
 

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Gripping testimony today from four heroic cops about their encounters with the January 6 terrorists.
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/po...testify-riot-probes-first-hearing-2021-07-27/
I watched the whole thing and didn't hear anything about the only person killed that day - Ashley Babbit.

It's too bad she's not there to tell her gripping story.

I also didn't anyone ask why the Capitol Police weren't prepared for the crowd after the officer said they were surprised by the size of the crowd. No one asked why they weren't prepared, of course.
 

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I watched the whole thing and didn't hear anything about the only person killed that day - Ashley Babbit.

It's too bad she's not there to tell her gripping story.

I also didn't anyone ask why the Capitol Police weren't prepared for the crowd after the officer said they were surprised by the size of the crowd. No one asked why they weren't prepared, of course.
Gripping!!
 

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I watched the whole thing and didn't hear anything about the only person killed that day - Ashley Babbit.

It's too bad she's not there to tell her gripping story.

I also didn't anyone ask why the Capitol Police weren't prepared for the crowd after the officer said they were surprised by the size of the crowd. No one asked why they weren't prepared, of course.
She was the only person that was killed?

Or apparently just the only death important to your agenda
 
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I also didn't anyone ask why the Capitol Police weren't prepared for the crowd after the officer said they were surprised by the size of the crowd. No one asked why they weren't prepared, of course.
What we saw was beyond everyone's wildest imaginations... unless you believed the Trump rally would turn into a violent mob. I suppose Nancy should have seen that as a possibility.
 
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I watched the whole thing and didn't hear anything about the only person killed that day - Ashley Babbit.

It's too bad she's not there to tell her gripping story.

I also didn't anyone ask why the Capitol Police weren't prepared for the crowd after the officer said they were surprised by the size of the crowd. No one asked why they weren't prepared, of course.


When you start a revolution be prepared for casualties.

She should have stayed home and researched all the court dismissals related to the big steal.
 
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I watched the whole thing and didn't hear anything about the only person killed that day - Ashley Babbit.

It's too bad she's not there to tell her gripping story.

I also didn't anyone ask why the Capitol Police weren't prepared for the crowd after the officer said they were surprised by the size of the crowd. No one asked why they weren't prepared, of course.
I doubt you watched it. But if you did, and you heard the testimony of the four cops and watched the videos, and your takeaway is what you've stated, then you're even more f*cked up than I thought.
 

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When you start a revolution be prepared for casualties.

She should have stayed home and researched all the court dismissals related to the big steal.
The cops showed incredible restraint while engaged in hand-to-hand combat, in some cases for hours, while fighting for their lives.
 

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She was the only person that killed?

Or apparently just the only death important to your agenda
That's exactly right. There was another woman who was crushed to death in a stampede but they can't make her a martyr because she was killed by the rioters.
 

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What we saw was beyond everyone's wildest imaginations... unless you believed the Trump rally would turn into a violent mob. I suppose Nancy should have seen that as a possibility.
The evolution of Republican leadership's assessment of the insurrection:
1) Trump was responsible for the insurrection
2) Trump wasn't responsible for the insurrection
3) It wasn't an insurrection
4) Antifa, BLM and the FBI were responsible
5) It's all Pelosi's fault
 

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What we saw was beyond everyone's wildest imaginations... unless you believed the Trump rally would turn into a violent mob. I suppose Nancy should have seen that as a possibility.
There were warnings week before that militia groups would be there.

Did they think they were going there to sing kum-by-ya?

The Capitol Police were vastly outnumbered. Why weren't they outfitted with guns that shoot rubber bullets?

Beyond anyone's wildest imagination? After seeing the riots....uh, excuse me, mostly peaceful protests.... that went on last summer?
 
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I doubt you watched it. But if you did, and you heard the testimony of the four cops and watched the videos, and your takeaway is what you've stated, then you're even more f*cked up than I thought.
I watched. Why weren't the questions I presented asked?

Stop deflecting and getting caught up in emotion, as you always do.
 
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When you start a revolution be prepared for casualties.

She should have stayed home and researched all the court dismissals related to the big steal.
I imagine she saw how the police reacted during the mostly peaceful protests last summer and assumed the Capitol Police would react in the same manner.
 
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Why weren't the questions I presented asked?
This was the first day of testimony. Those questions will be asked at the appropriate time and posed to the appropriate witnesses. The witnesses today were front line cops who where there to describe what they saw, heard and experienced on Jan 6.

A couple of weeks ago, when you were called out by half the board for claiming that "China could blow the US Navy out of the water," you offered a mea culpa of sorts by admitting that you don't put much thought into your posts. That becomes more evident every day.
 

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The evolution of Republican leadership's assessment of the insurrection:
1) Trump was responsible for the insurrection
2) Trump wasn't responsible for the insurrection
3) It wasn't an insurrection
4) Antifa, BLM and the FBI were responsible
5) It's all Pelosi's fault
And
4.1) It was a group of loving tourists.
 

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I watched. Why weren't the questions I presented asked?

Stop deflecting and getting caught up in emotion, as you always do.
The 4 officers who testified today were not present when Babbitt was shot. They know the identity of the rioter that broke out the window she tried to jump thru. He's already been charged, maybe they'll subpoena him and ask him about events leading up to her death?

Maybe they'll ask him why he resisted the notion to jump up thru the window onto the piece of furniture that was being used to barricade the door? Guessing he'd say he saw the gun and decided he didn't feel like being a martyr? Babbitt made a different decision- guess we'll never know why...

As to this question...

The Capitol Police were vastly outnumbered. Why weren't they outfitted with guns that shoot rubber bullets?

You don't really want to know the answer. You THINK you do, because you heard Kevin blame Pelosi, and it's a talking point you can jump on...

But these decisions were all made prior to Jan 6, and the Trump Admin was in charge until Jan 20. And you forgot that the Senate was attacked that day also and that the Senate was in GOP hands. Everything but the House of Reps was in GOP hands, but somehow you swallowed McCarthy's claim that Pelosi was (conveniently) to blame...

You do know we're talking about the Capitol Police, not the House of Rep Police. Right?
 
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The 4 officers who testified today were not present when Babbitt was shot. They know the identity of the rioter that broke out the window she tried to jump thru. He's already been charged, maybe they'll subpoena him and ask him about events leading up to her death?

Maybe they'll ask him why he resisted the notion to jump up thru the window onto the piece of furniture that was being used to barricade the door? Guessing he'd say he saw the gun and decided he didn't feel like being a martyr? Babbitt made a different decision- guess we'll never know why...

As to this question...

The Capitol Police were vastly outnumbered. Why weren't they outfitted with guns that shoot rubber bullets?

You don't really want to know the answer. You THINK you do, because you heard Kevin blame Pelosi, and it's a talking point you can jump on...

But these decisions were all made prior to Jan 6, and the Trump Admin was in charge until Jan 20. And you forgot that the Senate was attacked that day also and that the Senate was in GOP hands. Everything but the House of Reps was in GOP hands, but somehow you swallowed McCarthy's claim that Pelosi was (conveniently) to blame...

You do know we're talking about the Capitol Police, not the House of Rep Police. Right?
Democrats were in charge of the Capitol Police on 1/6, genius, and I do want to know why not, no matter who is in charge.

See, unlike you, I'm interested in the finding out the facts instead of hiding the ones that might reflect negatively on your narrative.
 

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Democrats were in charge of the Capitol Police on 1/6, genius, and I do want to know why not, no matter who is in charge.

See, unlike you, I'm interested in the finding out the facts instead of hiding the ones that might reflect negatively on your narrative.

Dems were in charge because your gop overlords told you so and they never lie.

Lmao. Sheep
 

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What about the investigation into allegations that some lawmakers provided pre-riot building tours? If true, that will be explosive. There's so much more to come.
Having lived in the D.C. area, albeit many years ago, it has not been unusual through the years for legislators or their staff members to give building tours. Why do you deem it "explosive"?
 

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Having lived in the D.C. area, albeit many years ago, it has not been unusual through the years for legislators or their staff members to give building tours. Why do you deem it "explosive"?
Just to reiterate, I said "If true..." It would potentially be a very big deal because tours had been suspended due to Covid.

I'd want to know what was the reason for the tours, and who participated.
 

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Just to reiterate, I said "If true..." It would potentially be a very big deal because tours had been suspended due to Covid.

I'd want to know what was the reason for the tours, and who participated.
Thanks for your followup. I suspect that this is a story that will continue.
 
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Having lived in the D.C. area, albeit many years ago, it has not been unusual through the years for legislators or their staff members to give building tours. Why do you deem it "explosive"?
Because he's a conspiracy nut.