Daily Archives: February 19, 2021

GOP Idiot Caught On Hot Mic Saying The UNSPEAKABLE…

Date: February 19, 2021

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“Republicans across the country are now adding ‘incite violence’ to their platforms.

Michigan’s highest ranking Republican leader was caught on video calling the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol a “hoax” and espousing other conspiracy theories related to the siege.

Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, in a video posted on YouTube of a meeting with Hillsdale County Republican Party officials, said of the Capitol insurrection in which five people died: “It was all staged.”

About half an hour into the video Shirkey can also be heard asking, “Why wasn’t there more security there?” He accused Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of being involved, saying McConnell “is part of the decision-making how much security they have on stand. I think they wanted to have a mess.”

Citation:
https://www.npr.org/2021/02/10/966207859/michigans-top-republican-calls-u-s-capitol-attack-a-hoax

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Economic Update: The U.S. Political Right in Anger & Mourning…

Date: February 19, 2021

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“On this week’s show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the radical policies of Berlin’s city gov’t and its Die Linke Party; why raising minimum wage to $15/hour is too little, too late; how bans on evictions and utility shut offs fight Covid-19; and lastly, he argues for the urgent need for a changed China policy. On the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Prof. Arlie Hochschild on her 10 year study of the US political right.”

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