Show trials: The Biden administration’s goal for pro-Trump protesters
Genocide is coming: Because the Biden Justice Department is determined to throw the book at him, the life of truck driver Robert Reeder has been thoroughly shattered, losing his job and friends and even alienating his family, simply because he decided to participate in the protests at the Capitol on January 6th and got caught up in the chaos that ensued.
All the evidence suggests that Reeder, along with almost all the protesters on January 6th, did nothing particularly violent. Their actions were spontaneous (as an FBI investigation has reluctantly admitted), and mostly peaceful. Moreover, Reeder’s behavior, along with his fellow pro-Trump protesters, pales in comparison to the violence and rioting committed routinely by leftist protests from Antifa and BLM, for which they are never charged or punished.
The Maryland resident decided to travel to Washington on the morning of January 6, a “spur of the moment” decision, according to his attorney.
After suffering the effects of tear gas and sting balls launched by police officers outside the building—a reality the news media still refuses to cover—Reeder went inside the building to look for water to rinse his eyes. From all accounts, he was allowed into the building. While inside, Reeder marveled at the beauty of the Capitol and urged others “do not destroy anything.” He asked police how he could get out of the building as the situation between law enforcement and protesters escalated.
Reeder took selfies and videos of his experience. “I’m leaving now . . . I got tear gassed at least four times inside the Capitol . . . I saw the lady they say got shot, I walked right past her in a pool of blood,” he said in one video. “And it’s just . . . completely crazy in there.” After he entered a second time—police were not allowing protesters to exit the grounds so Reeder was looking for a way out through the building—he said in another post that he was “gassed several times . . . and shot with pepper balls.”
Although Reeder has no criminal record and prosecutors admit he did not commit any violent crime on January 6, Biden’s Justice Department wants Reeder to go to jail for two months.
Because evidence submitted late in the court case suggested Reeder may have gotten into a short tussle with a policemen during the protest, the court has delayed his sentencing even as the Biden Justice department quickly demanded that his sentence be increased to six months.
I could have devoted practically every one of these daily columns since January and continuing on to December to just the January 6th pro-Trump protesters who are being persecuted by the Biden administration, including the many who have been held in jail for months without any charges being brought against them. Consider this column as representative of them all, of the hundreds whose lives are being crushed because they dared protest what they saw as a untrustworthy election result and desired to exercise their first amendment right to petition their government.
Furthermore, the double standard being applied to the protesters from January 6th when compared to the innumerable leftist protests for decades that have done far worse with no consequences at all leaves one with a sense of injustice and oppression that cannot be tolerated. It is very clear that the Biden Justice Department and the entire political swamp in Washington wants to tar and feather every Trump supporter, and will do whatever is necessary to punish them for daring to challenge that swamp’s rule.
Right now that corrupt and leftist political world is merely trying to put people in jail for a few months for publicly attending a protest of the election results. Soon they will up the stakes, and begin working to imprison everyone who challenges them, in any way at all.
Just give them time. The addiction to power is all encompassing, and requires ever increasing acts of violence and oppression to maintain it.
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