GOP Rep. Mo Brooks served with lawsuit over his role in Jan. 6 sacking of U.S. capitol

Originally published at: GOP Rep. Mo Brooks served with lawsuit over his role in Jan. 6 sacking of U.S. capitol | Boing Boing

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And then Mo took a picture of his screen with a Gmail account and PIN PostIt.

(I’m sure that Google locked the account after the first dozen unknown devices connected.)

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Traitorous actions? Straight up lies? Words in capital letters?

This Tromp imitator needs a new role model.

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These guys are SO dumb! Sometimes, theoretically, I’m tempted to “switch sides” just to see the levels of success a competent person might achieve. Then I remember I have a conscience.

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They need to ensure that their voters can identify with them.

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There is a certain group within the Republican party who would vote for Noam Chomsky as long as he had an R next to his name. As long as the Republicans are elected why would they care about the politics. The problem is getting past the hardliners who believe in the hate and have control now.

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I’ve had this actual conversation with local candidates in their exploratory committees deciding how they want to approach running. Some switch sides and quickly learn that the reason the Republicans are incompetent is that they are selected for other criteria, mostly unquestioning loyalty to a patron and an openness to quid pro quo. I can only assume that’s how the party works outside of our corner of the world too.

I should add, the incompetence of the GOP folks with longer tenure seems carefully cultivated, I assume as a potential legal defense if they get caught.

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and you just KNOW there are going to be some leaked emails later today/this week from his account…and I can’t wait!! :joy: :joy: :joy:

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Just in case you’ve forgotten…

Sounds like incitement to me. F’ing traitor.

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This also demonstrates two additional lacks of clueth:

  • He doesn’t know his computer has “built in” capacity for screenshots, and
  • He doesn’t know his browser (and other tools) can keep his passwords for him.

And, no, Mo, it’s definitely more secure than a sticky note. Probably more than your memory for sufficiently good passwords.

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He might know that, but not how to crop it to remove all the PornHub tabs.

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When was the last time a Republican made an argument - any argument at all - in good faith?

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Hmm, I’m not sure that’s his gmail password. It might be his gmail account. Searching the web for it returns an FEC page that shows he has or used to have a yahoo email account with that name.

https://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C00464149/1505835/

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It’s weird how for a Republican, serving papers at your front door as required by law is trespass, but breaking into the US Capitol building by smashing in the doors and windows is “sightseeing.”

Weird.

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You may be joking, but I think it’s quite true.

Yep. E.g.:

(She lost the general election - to the Democratic incumbent - after it became widely known she wasn’t actually a Republican, but she won the nomination due purely to Republicans reflexively voting for her despite openly stating her policy positions.)

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This to me is the hardest part. There’s really NO point in speaking to Republican politicians, to countering their talking points, or answering their questions because you’re only wasting your time and playing their game. It doesn’t matter if one argument has facts behind it. It doesn’t matter if the policy is based in democratic principles. It doesn’t matter if lives are in the balance. The only thing the party leadership cares about is winning. Every single time they speak, they’re trolling and laughing at us. Why should anyone listen to them or engage with them.

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This is part of the whole project to make words meaningless, so that argumentation is rendered moot. Republicans doth murder language!

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THIS.
[…is a complete sentence, thankyouverymuch.]

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And reaping the rewards of power, prestige, and money. The whole party has now become the dumping ground of morally-bankrupt people who care nothing about their constituents or the country at large. If you’re a sociopath, why on earth would you join the democrats. The r’s are full of like people, and if you’re evil and determined enough, you might be able to claw your way to the top.

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