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1 minute ago, Old Codger said:

Doesn't he realise that he is supposed to start wars overseas..  can't even get the simple things right

No OC he wants to cut down overseas travel due to COVID-19 because it’s too dangerous 😃

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I'm surprised but can't say I'm shocked unfortunately at the lack of security from the forces of law and order supposedly protecting the proceedings when the protests and the extent  of them were nailed on and predictable. I'm empathetic to but not a lover of the BLM in its entirety but I do wonder had the colour of the protesters faces and the Confederate flags they were carrying been different would the response from the Police have been better planned and somewhat more "resourceful".

A very sad and shameful day in the history of the US.

 

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Disgraceful scenes and undertones Mr Trump USA will not be another China

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Trump's had all his social media accounts locked. 

Truthfully, he should be getting arrested for inciting violence. 

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Some of the *** I've seen image wise coming out of that whole mess is terrifying.

First of all, theres clear video of police INTENTIONALLY opening the barricades for them wth is that about?

Then you have the picture of the guy inside dressed in full gear with flex cuffs, suggesting they were looking for hostages!

Not to mention trump's disgraceful message which basically amounted to "hey we won, you're doing a good job, we love you, but I'm getting a lot of heat for this so please go home now"

The difference in police response to yesterday's events and the summer BLM protests is night and day. You can say all you want about violent protests in the summer, but the fact is had BLM attempted that last night there would be bodies strewn across the steps of the capitol tonight, almost guaranteed.

Then you have the Rudy Giuliani phone call where he called the wrong senator, tried to get them to stall the proceedings to the end of thursday. What are they planning that needs that!?

Thank god it looks like it is all over now.

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Staggering scenes last night, yet not surprising given all the 'take back control' and 'they stole our election' rhetoric Trump's been excreting on a daily basis.

I can imagine Putin, Rouhani and Jinping all tugging themselves blind watching the footage last night. You couldn't ask for better anti-American propaganda than rednecks commandeering the Capitol while the outgoing President tells them he loves them on Twitter. Even Charlie Brooker wouldn't have come up with that.

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The jocks from work are going crazy on works WhatsApp group. Today could really be a *** day

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2 minutes ago, Uwe said:

The jocks from work are going crazy on works WhatsApp group. Today could really be a *** day

It'll be fine, for some reason Scotland always start really fired up against us. It's like they don't like us.

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3 minutes ago, DanFromDownSouth said:

It'll be fine, for some reason Scotland always start really fired up against us. It's like they don't like us.

I like the term ‘The auld enemy’ laced with its racist undertones as it’s used against us with every team we play (barring Italy) in the six nations 😂🤦‍♂️

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