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Feds Might Already Have Arrested Senior Trump Officials

Attorney General Merrick Garland has received harsh criticism for apparently not having indicted any top Trump associates for the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. But one national security expert argued on Sunday that we might not know if arrests have occurred.

One of Garland's prominent critics is the man who taught him constitutional law at Harvard Law School.

"Merrick Garland will be one of the greatest Attorneys General in American history, bar none. As my brilliant con law student, a principled prosecutor, and later a superb DC Circuit judge, he has displayed integrity, courage, fair-mindedness, and humanity," Laurence Tribe tweeted hours before the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

In the year since, Tribe has grown frustrated with Garland's public performance.

Security researcher Marcy Wheeler, who posts online under the handle "emptywheel," suggested that the timeline of the Mueller investigation shows the Department of Justice may not be moving any more slowly in the investigation of January 6.

"A lot of people like to claim WE'D (sic) know if DOJ had taken actions to investigate Trump and say that DOJ is moving too slowly as compared with the lightning (sic) fast Mueller investigation." she wrote, referring to ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos.

She noted we did not learn Manafort had been busted until even later in the investigation.

Article reprinted with permission from Alternet

Alex Jones Denounces Trump As ‘Ignorant Or Evil’ In ‘Emergency Christmas Message’

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones issued an "Emergency Christ Message" to Donald Trump following the former president's defense of Covid-19 vaccines.

“Oh no, the vaccines work,” Trump told Candace Owens. “But some people are the ones — the ones who get very sick and go to the hospital are the ones that don’t take the vaccine. But it’s still their choice. And if you take the vaccine, you’re protected.”Jones blasted Trump for acknowledging the reality of vaccines.

“This is an emergency Christmas Day warning to President Trump. You are either completely ignorant about the so-called vaccine gene therapy that you helped ram through with Operation Warp Speed or you are one of the most evil men who has ever lived to push this toxic poison on the public and to attack your constituents who simply try to save their lives and the lives of others," he said.

"We're about to lay out the basic, incontrovertible facts that you told Candace Owens just a few days ago is nothing but a raft of dirty lies," he said.

Article reprinted with permission from Alternet

Exposed: Neo-Nazi Activities Of Oklahoma Police Chief

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

A Texas television station investigating white supremacist hate in their region was startled to discover a website linked to the newly-appointed Colbert, Oklahoma police chief.

It started with all of the attention the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Hate Map” received following the violence in Charlottesville, VA.

Reporter Rachel Knapp of KXII noticed a single hategroup in the Texoma region and began investigating. The website — ISD Records — had filed paperwork in 2004 with the signature of Bart Asbrook.

A Bart Alsbrook was hired as Colbert’s interim police chief — just last week. Asbrook is the third chief hired so far this year.

“We called Alsbrook about that application last week. He denied he was the Bart Alsbrook behind isdrecords.com,” KXII reported. “We searched for another Bart Alsbrook and couldn’t find another person with that name in the United States.”

Alsbrook’s initial denial was suspect after the site was taken offline “within hours” of the reporter’s questioning.

“When we called him back to ask him about it, Alsbrook claimed a group of skinheads stole his wallet and began using his name after a fight at a heavy metal concert in the 1990’s,” KXII reported.

KXII noted that Alsbrook was once charged with attempted murder, but the charge was later dropped. Alsbrook is currently only certified as a reserve officer, which means he will be required to earn his peace officer certification within six months.

In 2005, SPLC revealed that “Blood & Honour USA’s Texas coordinator Bart Alsbrook” had traveled to Ohio for “Blood and Honour” meetings with “skinhead groups from at least eight states.

ISD records sells “Combat 18” patches, which are associated with the “Blood and Honour” skinhead movement. The ’18’ in the name is derived from the initials of Adolf Hitler.

“Throughout the 1990’s Combat 18 was associated with acts of terrorism and violence including arson attacks,” the BBC reported.

Other items sold include a Blood & Honour patch along with Hitler Youth, KKK, SS, swastika and confederate flags.

Music includes “Hitler was Right” and “Start up the Panzers.”

Watch the KXII report: