I don’t know about that. It seems on the high side of numbers I’ve seen, but it should be possible to estimate them. They’re mainly four-a-breast (and most are hopeless at staying in step, no military training), so counting to see in they have over a hundred files x 4 shouldn’t be hard.
like their flags and ski masks, i’m sure the dockers aren’t even american made.
( also: needs more twirling. the flags are just like sitting there. put some effort in guys. no pizzazz at all. 0/10 would not recommend. )
Follow-up: Daily Beast reports only around 100.
The quotes vs. the actual situation…
ETA: If it’s now illegal to transport people in a pickup bed, then why is it allowed to transport people in a U-Haul?
It’s against the law, but I guess it’s allowed if it’s certain types of people. I can just imagine the cops’ responses if this was the end of a BLM demonstration and they saw a bunch of activists getting into the back of a U-Haul.
I have sympathy for the cops here. Any conveyance to get them out of my town. Run out on a rail would work.
Another question is why they thought it was a good idea to rent a U Haul when I’m sure a bus would have been the same price. But I bet they thought that a) they could more easily slip away in one and b) they would look like this
Exactly. It’s a missed opportunity to ID these folks, which is by design. Look how long it took to ID the ones from Jan. 6, when their faces were visible.
It’s brownshirts, not brown shorts lads. FFS.
James Haffner, 53, of South Dakota, and Ronald Loehrke, 30, of Georgia, were arrested and charged this week with civil disorder, a felony.
Apparently older material from Philadelphia. DC was U-Haul.
Old or new, that hopeful thing keeps coming up-- when push comes to shove, these assholes are usually wimpy scaredy cats.
“White supremacists being chased out of DC by teens…”
Last night there were stickers left on street poles etc. all along 14th Street saying something to the effect of “Kick out the Nazis”. A rallying cry to the masses.
I wouldn’t underestimate them.
Unlike the Proud Boys and Patriots Prayer riot tourists, they weren’t there to mix it up with the locals, so they withdrew without engaging, and kept discipline. They can’t march worth beans, but did you see that shield wall maneuver, where they backed up all in step? That’s a practiced move.
participating in a secret attempt to rewrite the history of the military’s response to the Capitol riot.
In a 36-page memo, Col. Earl Matthews, who held high-level National Security Council and Pentagon roles during the Trump administration, slams the Pentagon’s inspector general for what he calls an error-riddled report that protects a top Army official who argued against sending the National Guard to the Capitol on Jan. 6, delaying the insurrection response for hours.
Matthews’ memo, sent to the Jan. 6 select committee this month and obtained by POLITICO, includes detailed recollections of the insurrection response as it calls two Army generals — Gen. Charles Flynn, who served as deputy chief of staff for operations on Jan. 6, and Lt. Gen. Walter Piatt, the director of Army staff — “absolute and unmitigated liars” for their characterization of the events of that day. Matthews has never publicly discussed the chaos of the Capitol siege.
Flynn is Michael’s brother, and while that isn’t necessarily damning, it certainly invites a little bit of extra scrutiny!
Speaking of the Flynn family traitors…
Stall, postpone, obstruct is the game.
[Looks at calendar] So, are the odds makers in Vegas taking bets on whether or not the committee reaches conclusions before the 2022 primary season?
that’s called larping.
and while these guys would have no problem doing something like what rittenhouse did, they’re about as “tactical” as a tactical water bottle.
The irony, Muslim activists say, is that the conservative political class that cheered on Republican administrations’ sweeping targeting of Muslims is now using that same legacy to spread the conspiratorial idea of a witch hunt against followers of former president Donald Trump, one of the most vocally anti-Muslim politicians in the country.