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jan. 6

The politics of prosecuting an insurrection
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Editorial
The politics of prosecuting an insurrection
A year has passed since the great insurrection. A number of those who were physically involved in the invasion have been prosecuted, but so far none of those who planned and fomented the event have been indicted.
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Senate Republicans’ sudden concern for misdemeanors
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Editorial
Senate Republicans’ sudden concern for misdemeanors
One of the most serious crimes in recent years was the Jan. 6 insurrection on the U.S.  Capitol to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. The House of Representatives has established a select committee to investigate that organized assault in order to prevent further attacks.
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Editorial
Democracy is in danger
We should learn from the Jan. 6 fiasco that voters must be well-informed and must have even higher standards for those whom they elect to office.
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Pathetically misled
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Editorial
Pathetically misled
Elections should be won because voters are knowledgeable and fully persuaded of the value of the voters’ choices. There is no place for trickery in a democracy
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Opinion
The biggest lie
The Biggest Lie, which much of the American news media continues to perpetuate, is "This is not who we are" whenever the notion of white supremacy produces a horrific act of violence or destruction.
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Local News
White militia groups: a continuing threat to democracy
Dissidents are at war with America. There was an attack on the nation’s Capitol building on Jan. 6, but the insurrection has been defeated. The relative quiet that followed does not indicate that issues have been resolved.
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The demise of assumed superiority
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Editorial
The demise of assumed superiority
The Jan. 6 Capitol invasion by Trump supporters intent on preventing the Senate from certifying the results of the presidential election induced many Americans to reassess the validity of white supremacy.
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