Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Quote of the Day

We cannot be fearful in fulfilling our oath of office. Courage is being scared to death but remaining resolute. It’s important that we remove this tyrant.

– Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)
Quoted in Jake Johnson’s article,
'We Cannot Be Fearful':
Ocasio-Cortez and Omar Counsel GOP
Over Death Threats From Pro-Trump Mob

Common Dreams
January 13, 2021

Related Off-site Links:
House Impeaches Trump a Second Time, Citing Insurrection at U.S. Capitol – Bill Chappell (National Catholic Reporter, January 13, 2021).
Trump Impeached for “Inciting” U.S. Capitol RiotBBC News (January 13, 2021).
How a Presidential Rally Turned Into a Capitol RampageThe New York Times (January 12, 2021).
Ted Cruz Calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “Liar” for Claiming He Fundraised Off the Riots – So She Pulls Out the Receipts – Jisha Joseph (Upworthy, January 11, 2021).
Yes, It Was a Coup Attempt. Here’s Why – Fiona Hill (Politico, January 11, 2021).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Rep. Ilhan Omar Responds to President Trump’s Authoritarian Threats
Insurrection at the United States Capitol
Progressive Perspectives on the 2020 U.S. Election Results
Ilhan Omar: Quote of the Day – 8/11/20
Ricardo Levins Morales on the “Deepest Political Fault Line” Separating Democrats Ilhan Omar and Antone Melton-Meaux
To Whom the Future of America Belongs
Ilhan Omar: Quote of the Day – 4/13/19
Ilhan Omar: Stepping Into Her Power
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Quote of the Day – 3/10/19
Juan Cole: Quote of the Day – 2/11/19
Progressive Perspectives on the Ilhan Omar “Controversy”
Ilhan Omar on The Daily Show

Image: Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) conduct a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center responding to negative comments by President Donald Trump that were directed at the freshmen House Democrats on Monday, July 15, 2019. (Photo: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images)

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