Thursday, June 09, 2022

Quote of the Day

Tonight, I say this to my Republican colleagues who are defending the indefensible: There will come a day when Donald Trump is gone, but your dishonor will remain.

Rep. Liz Cheney
June 9, 2022

Mitchell Zimmerman: Quote of the Day
– June 23, 2022

Related Off-site Links:
Liz Cheney Offers a Stark Message to the GOP Members Who Continue to Support Trump – Rachel Treisman (NPR News, June 9, 2022).
Republican Liz Cheney’s Leading Role in January 6 Hearings Threatens Her Own Future – Deirdre Walsh (NPR News, June 9, 2022).
When the U.S. Is Truly Run by These Fascists It Will Be Too Late – Thom Hartmann (Common Dreams, June 8, 2022).

UPDATES: George Conway: Hard for DOJ to Ignore Liz Cheney’s “Masterful” Statements Against Trump – Mary Papenfuss (The Huffington Post, June 10, 2022).
The 11 Most Consequential Lines From the January 6 Committee’s Prime-time Hearing – Chris Cillizza (CNN Politics, June 10, 2022).
“Attempted Coup”: First Public January 6 Hearing Puts Trump at Center of Plan to Overturn 2020 ElectionDemocracy Now! (June 10, 2022).
“Bullshit”: Bill Barr and Ivanka Trump Told House January 6 Probe They Didn’t Believe Stolen Election LiesDemocracy Now! (June 10, 2022).
Oops: Unearthed Footage Shows Ivanka Trump Was All In on Her Father’s Attempt to Overthrow the Election – Bess Levin (Vanity Fair, June 22, 2022).
“Who Were They?” January 6 Panel to Name Republicans Who Sought Pardons From Trump – Jessica Corbett (Common Dreams, June 10, 2022).
The Insurrection Isn’t Over: January 6 Hearings Reveal Threat of Future Election Violence – Michael Latner (Common Dreams, June 10, 2022).
Nation “On the Precipice . . . of Fascism,” Warns Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – Andrea Germanos (Common Dreams, June 10, 2022).
Tattered Nation – Marianne Williamson (Transform, June 12, 2022).
Second Day of January 6 Hearing Offers Yet More Proof That “Trump Lied” and “He Knew He Lied” – Jake Johnson (Common Dreams, June 13, 2022).
“Not Only Was There the Big Lie, There Was the Big Rip-Off” – Charles P. Pierce (Esquire, June 13, 2022).
A Drunk Rudy Giuliani Urged Trump to Declare Victory on Election Night, Trump Aides TestifyDemocracy Now! (June 14, 2022).
“Detached from Reality”: Bill Barr Says Trump Embraced Lies and Conspiracy Theories After His Election LossDemocracy Now! (June 14, 2022).
Pennsylvania GOP Election Official Tells January 6 Committee His Family Faced Death Threats Because of Trump “Hang Mike Pence!”: January 6 Hearing Shows Trump Targeted VP, Knew Plan to Overturn Vote Was IllegalDemocracy Now! (June 17, 2022).
Top Arizona Republican Testifies He Rejected Trump Plot to Overturn Vote, Then Faced Violent ThreatsDemocracy Now! (June 22, 2022).
“Whatever You Can Do”: January 6 Hearing Lays Out “Fake Electors” Scheme to Rig 2020 Election for TrumpDemocracy Now! (June 22, 2022).
Georgia Poll Workers Falsely Targeted by Trump as “Scammers” Faced Racist Harassment, Lived in FearDemocracy Now! (June 22, 2022).
House January 6 Committee Reveals “Seditious Six” GOP Lawmakers Who Sought Trump Pardons – Brett Wilkins (Common Dreams, June 23, 2022).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Two Conservative Voices of Integrity
“How Can One Overreact to a Mortal Threat to American Democracy?”
A Deeper Perspective on What’s Really Attacking Democracy
“The Coup Attempt on Jan. 6th Was a Warning for What’s to Come If We Don’t Act”
“My Biggest Worry Is for My Country”
Republicans Pose an “Existential Threat” to American Democracy
The Big Switch
The Republican Party in a Nutshell
Republicans Don’t Care About American Democracy
Heather Cox Richardson on Combating the Republican Party’s “Rigging of the System”
Refuting Surface Level Comparisons Between the Insurrection at the Capitol and Black Lives Matter Protests
David Remnick: Quote of the Day – February 13, 2021
Dan Rather on America’s “Moment of Reckoning”
Michael Harriot: Quote of the Day – January 6, 2021
Insurrection at the United States Capitol

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